Viva La Phoenix!

By Chris Barton, Co-Editor Downtown Phoenix is quite small. Normally, this is kind of a bummer – we all want it to be a real city, a place with bustling streets and towering buildings. Instead, Phoenix’s designers left us with a toy city, the urbanist’s version of a dollhouse added as an afterthought. It’s fun […]

The New Industrial Revolution

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor At the beginning of the 19th century, the future must have looked pretty bleak for artisan weavers in Great Britain. Rapid industrialization had finally caught up with them, and automated textile equipment started producing more for less. Faced with the looming inevitability of replacement by their robot counterparts, these laborers found […]

Is Reading a Lost Art?

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief I recently wrote an article in response to the closure of my favorite Phoenix used bookstore, the Bookshop. Now that I’ve come to terms with the situation emotionally, I’m seeking answers to all my questions. Do people still read physical, weight-in-your-hands, faint-smell-of-must books? Where do they acquire their reading materials? Is […]

Thunder Camp Comes Back

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-editor Having had Aram Chavez teach one of her classes while she was a student, Arian Shirakhoon (MBA ’16) sought his mentorship as she figured out what her next step after graduation would be. She knew she had an entrepreneurial spirit, but she didn’t know quite where to put that energy. […]

My Trip to Russia: Journey from the Heart to the Soul

By Lara Cornelius, Staff Writer I always get this melancholy feeling when I land in Moscow. After spending the night in London, I immediately recognized the feeling that I was no longer in the United States or Europe. This landscape and language unconsciously evoked emotion that tug at my soul as I walked outside of the […]

“Weiner:” An Overlooked Gem

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief I’m trying to go light this week because I’ve been churning out all these multi-thousand-word screeds against Donald Trump that are, frankly, exhausting.  And paying too much attention to his actions is starting to make me feel like Martin Sheen at the beginning of Apocalypse Now: bloodied, in despair, caged, and, every […]

Show Me the Money: MBA Wages in Countries Around the World

By Aaron Rockwell, Staff Writer Using the U.S. Bureau, I was able to make a rough calculation that MBA graduates make 1.547 times more money than U.S. average wage. Though it may not be true in every country, it will be the baseline of this analysis. Also, at times countries will be passed over because […]

Global Chamber’s International State of the Phoenix Metro

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer On February 22nd Global Chamber Phoenix, in collaboration with the City of Phoenix and the City of Surprise, held a vibrant conversation and report card on how global business is progressing in the Phoenix metro. The event took place at DIRTT, a Canadian sustainability-driven manufacturer of highly customized interiors with […]