Nowruz: A Reminder to Renew Ourselves

Not very many people in America cared about the first day of spring on March 20. The day was acknowledged more in a functional or practical way, if at all, and everything was just the same—except maybe it was time to put bulky winter clothes away or start planning a summer vacation. This past Monday […]

Should a B-school Education Include an Education in Ethics?

By Chris Barton, Co-Editor Should a B-school education include an education in ethics? In the mid 2000s, the egregious actions of people like Dennis Kozlowski of Tyco and the leadership at Enron had people asking just this question. Many blamed the curriculum of MBA programs for at best allowing, and at worst encouraging the unethical […]

A Super Tuesday in New York

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer Spring break was just in time for me. After having passed through one of the hardest times of my life, I thought to myself, “Yes, this is just in time.” And for me, spring break was not just an inventory process to increase efficiency and decrease waste, although some could say that the […]

Shape Up for Spring with Some Self-Love!

By Lara Cornelius, Staff Writer As graduate students, and as individuals in general, we all struggle to learn the balance between work and play. The flow of our daily routine between studying for classes, working, and taking care of our mental, physical, and spiritual health isn’t always the easiest to keep rhythmic.  At some point […]

Baby Language Acquisition & Attrition

By Aaron W. Rockwell, Staff Writer From being on a journey to learning a new language, I often think about timetables of learning and how much time after I learn the language I will retain it. I often hear people talk about how they took a language for two to three years in high school, but […]

Chuck Berry’s Dead but the Party Isn’t

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief “All those early songs about rock ‘n’ roll were successive movements in a suite in progress which was actually nothing more than a gigantic party whose collective ambition was simple: to keep the party going and jive and rave and kick ‘em out cross the decades and only stop for the […]

Daylight Saving Time: An Exposée

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief Rise and shine, Das Tor readers. It’s time for everyone’s (or at least 48 out of the 50 U.S. states) favorite time of year. The time of year when the birds start singing, the flowers begin to bloom, the sun finally regains some of its strength…and 96% of the nation moves […]

The Broken US Health Care System

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor Back when I lived in Argentina, I paid something like $80 per month for health insurance. Under my plan, I was completely covered for pretty much anything. I went to the dentist once to get my teeth cleaned because there was no out-of-pocket charge. One of the things that Mom passed […]

Promexico at Thunderbird: Why Global Trade and NAFTA Still Matter

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer Being aware of Mexico’s strategic value for both the U.S. and Arizona economies, as well as the current uncertainty surrounding the future of the U.S-Mexico relationship, I decided to partner with my Mexican colleagues at Promexico to find venues of cooperation and to start conversations for fostering a robust ASU-Mexico […]