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 […]


By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer After the excitement of the Super Bowl, T-Birds and WP Carey students walked into the Yount Auditorium on Thursday for AD WARS VIII. AD WARS is a session conducted by Prof. Rick Baer to help students critique the ads showcased during the Super Bowl. This session has been taught by him […]

Demystifying Leadership Development Programs (LDP) – PART II

By Makarand Gawande, Staff Writer Demystifying leadership development programs (LDP) – PART II This is our second article on the Rotational and Leadership Development Programs (LDPs). I am certainly not an expert, but just one of you who got into an LDP. I would like to share my experiences with a hope that it might […]

Mark Your Calendar

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Get your calendars out–this week is full of fun and exciting events! Thursday, February 18 Come out and join the Thunderbird Soccer Club for their game at ASU West at 9:40 PM! Come to play or just to watch; all support is welcome! Saturday, February 20 Join us here on campus […]

The Bard: A Fabulous Entrepreneur Who Died 400 Years Ago

By Jorge Céspedes, Guest Writer People naturally think of Shakespeare as an artist and a playwright, but he was also a pretty good business man. In 1599 he built the largest open air amphitheater in London: The Globe Theater. He knew his market, he knew how to cater to that market, he made true real […]

The Year of the Monkey: Chinese New Year Celebration

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor February 8, 2016 marked the start of the Year of the Monkey. This traditional Chinese holiday is celebrated over the course of 16 days with fireworks, family gatherings, dumplings, and the well-known red envelopes. Last Thursday, Thunderbird’s Greater China Club brought the Chinese New Year celebrations right here to Glendale. The […]

Corporate Ethics Lecture Series #1

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer What Happened? Last Thursday the Honor Council in conjunction with the Thunderbird faculty, held its first of what will be a series of discussions on corporate ethics. Because the role of the Honor Council has changed in light of the ASU merger, the organization has had to adapt and is […]

Study Abroad, Ski Trips, Dr. Love and Das Tor Relevance…Thunderbird 16 Years Ago

Compiled by Emma Livingston, Co-Editor The comprehensive collection of Das Tor papers in the Thunderbird Archives is a beautiful window into Thunderbird’s past. The paper is a snapshot of campus life through the decades and holds the voices and viewpoints of past Thunderbird students. A paper from February 14, 2000, 16 years ago, shows the […]