Thunderbird’s First Annual Night of the Open Door

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor On February 20, 2016, Thunderbird participated in our first Night of the Open Door, an annual ASU event held across all campuses that welcomes the greater community in for a first-hand look at what’s happening at the school. From the Snell Rooms to the Tower, Thunderbird campus was buzzing with the […]

The Man Who Could Have Changed History

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer  The other day, while going through my computer to delete some old documents, I was reminded of one of my favorite stories from history. The story, which is relatively unknown in the mainstream, was originally told to me by a college history professor and has always struck me because of its […]

Get Out of Glendale: The Book Lover’s Guide to Phoenix

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor My love affair with literature started before I can even remember. I learned to read at a young age, but even before then I was obsessed with books and being read to. (My parents love telling the story of how I memorized the entire Green Eggs and Ham book when I […]

The Pub

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer At the core of the Thunderbird mystique is the deeply-rooted unity among current students, alumni, and faculty who acknowledge and embrace the special responsibility T-birds pledge to carry. This special responsibility endowed to our select group who share a unique perspective on global human relations and sustainable development unites us […]

AZ Confidential: The Physicality of History

By Jake Strickler, Co-Editor As one leg of my long, strange trip that has brought me to Thunderbird, I did my undergraduate work at the University of Colorado in Boulder. I got out of there with a B.A. in Film History and Theory, and a B.S. in Media Studies from the School of Journalism. While […]

Trivia Nights Reloaded!

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer T-Birds streamed into the Pub at Thunderbird the last two weeks for Trivia Nights – each hosted by our very own accounting and marketing professors: Graeme Rankine and Seigyoung Auh! Kevin Roos (MGM ’16, US) and Patrick Shields (MAGAM ’17, US) came up with the idea of hosting the event with […]

Mark Your Calendar

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Get your calendar out- you don’t want to miss these events! Thursday, February 25 Don’t miss the Thunderbird Start Up Club’s second event: the Due Diligence workshop! Learn all about fundraising for your startup from 4:30-7 PM in Yount 100. After the Due Diligence workshop, head on over to the Pub […]

Regional Night: The Silk Road

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The first Regional Night of the Spring 2016 semester was held on Saturday, February 20. T-birds and guests walked into the TEC to witness and experience foreign cuisines, music, dances and plays. After an extravagant dinner, performances were hosted by Gabrielle Gueye (MAGAM ’17, US) and Harry Gkornean (MGM ’16, Liberia), […]

Self-Defense Empowering T-Bird Women

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer As Thunderbirds, we are constantly exposed to cultural etiquettes and idiosyncrasies that reflect our fellow students’ authentic traditions and perceptions. We are innately wired and professionally trained to embrace diversity while always maintaining an adaptive mentality. Seeking to understand before questioning is a principle that makes the Thunderbird mindset unique, […]

On Mobile Banking, Fairy Dust, and the Future

By Jake Strickler, Co-Editor This is the mobile generation. The untethered generation. Future historians will look back on this era as the beginning of the end of the traditional brick-and-mortar institution and the rise of…something else. We don’t drive to the video store and pick up a physical copy of a movie to take home […]