Thunderbird 70th Anniversary: Calling All Classes!

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor This past weekend, Thunderbird celebrated its 70th Anniversary with an All Class Reunion. The festivities started for me early in the week, with a dinner at Pappadeaux with a Japanese alum from 1991, and continued to build momentum as maintenance mounted an elegant white picket fence to vastly expand the outdoor […]

Populism: Roundtable with John Salinger

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor A couple of weeks ago, Thunderbird had the pleasure of hosting Mr. John Salinger for a roundtable discussion on the topic of populism, a political philosophy supporting the rights and power of the people in their struggle against the privileged elites. A handful of students were selected, including myself, and met […]

From the Archives – The Downward Spiral

By Jake Strickler, Co-Editor, and Amy C. who was here in 2000. Amy, if you see this and want me to print your full name, send me an email. As most of you know, the team here has spent the last couple of weeks hard at work going through the archives and putting together a […]

RAW: “Old Boys” vs. “New Boys” Rugby Showdown

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer RAW! No better acronym could capture the physical and emotional clash between Thunderbird’s “Old Boys” and “New Boys” rugby clubs. At Thunderbird, it’s a time honored tradition for rugby alumni and current students to line up for battle on the pitch and match grit while building comradery. The “Old Boys” […]

March Madness

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor A couple of weeks ago, the 2016 March Madness Championship game ended with an exciting buzzer-beater, allowing Villanova University to take home the championship title for the first time in 31 years. March Madness, a single-elimination style tournament, is the Super Bowl of college basketball. Being from Indiana (which, you may […]

Self-Development Plan – Play to Your “Strengths”

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer In today’s dynamic global marketplace it is imperative to be cognizant of and comprehend one’s own strengths. I believe a person can perform better working on his/her strengths than on his/her weaknesses. However, I think we are always concerned about our weaknesses rather than focusing on our strengths. I recently […]

Mark Your Calendar

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Just a few weeks left of the semester! Get out your calendar and schedule some breathing time so you can keep your sanity during finals. Thursday, April 14 Join the Greater China Club at 4:30 at the Coleman Lounge (recently changed from its original location at the Pub) for a ping […]

Senator Jon Kyl Gives Talk On Campus

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer On Friday, April 1, Jon Kyl, a former United States Senator from Arizona came to campus to give two talks—one for executive education, and another for full-time students. Kyl attended the University of Arizona, where he received both his undergraduate and law degrees. After working as a lawyer and lobbyist […]

Regional Night Spring 2016: Ensemble

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor Thunderbird’s last Regional Night of Spring 2016 took place Saturday April 2nd. The theme was “Ensemble” and the dinner menu impressively managed to incorporate cuisine from four continents: pierogis from Europe, feijoada and empanadas from South America, injera and atkilt wat from Africa and even pepperoni pizza from North America. After […]

Angel Investors at Thunderbird: The Pitch Night

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Thunderbird Angel Network (TAN) Event took place on March 31 and was a great opportunity for startups to present their business ideas and seek angel investor funding. The event, hosted by Dr. Gary Gibbons, organized by Brad Hoffa (MGM ’17, US) and Nicole Meacham (MGM ’17, US), was deemed a great […]