Inside the FBI: A T-Bird’s Journey with the G-Men

As I cleared the final security checkpoint into what is best described as a modern fortress, I let out a breath I wasn’t aware I was holding. The Phoenix Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is an impressive sight, every bit as daunting and solemn as its media equivalents. I collected my badge, forfeited […]

How the US is Failing the LGBTQ Community

By Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer   Almost two weeks ago, the United Nations voted on a resolution which condemns the use of the death penalty to punish “same sex relations.” The resolution passed with 27 countries in support, 13 rejecting, and 7 abstaining. The passing of this resolution is a historic stride forward with regard […]

A Dance of Interpretation, Part IV: Extremist Snow Day

By Bryce Bower, Staff Writer During my stay in Germany, the university I studied at invited all of the students to attend a “Friedensgebet”, or “prayer for peace”, a couple towns over.  It was a cold and frosty day, and every surface was covered in a few centimeters of snow. We gathered outside of a […]

Las Vegas: What’s to Follow

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer   A devastated, daunting silence has fallen over America as of the 1st of October. Upon waking up that morning, no one expected such tragedy. This day will go down in infamy as one of the most traumatic days in history. This unfortunate event now holds the record of the […]

Habitat for Humanity Comes to Thunderbird

By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has built and renovated over 800,000 homes in communities across the globe. Tackling issues caused by natural disasters, housing instability and poverty, the organization is dedicated to creating a world in which everyone has a decent place to live, and they work toward that goal […]