Thunderbird Toastmasters: Public Speaking Revival

By Bethany-Angel Chijindu, Staff Writer On Thursday, Nov. 30 the Thunderbird Toastmasters club will be hosting its final event of the semester by having a Speechathon at Yount 100.  The club has come a long way since October 2016, when Belinda Chiu (MGM, 17), Andrew Cohen (MGM ’17) and Rachel An (MGM ’17) began the […]

The Inevitable Mishaps of Traveling, Part 1

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By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer It seems to be inevitable that something will not go as planned when traveling. Whether its a missed flight, misread directions or some other sort of inconvenience, this aspect of travel can be both a blessing and a curse. Sometimes a change in plans can lead to an accidental adventure, […]

Five Playlists for Thunderbird Moments

By DJ Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer It’s often said that if art is the way we decorate space, then music is the way we decorate time. The music we listen to and love takes ordinary and extraordinary moments and transforms them into powerful snapshots of our lives. Years or even decades down the line, listening […]

Mindfulness in Communication

By Bryce Bower, Staff Writer When I was considering grad schools, one of the main aspects of Thunderbird that appealed to me was the fabled “Global Mindset.” As I understand it, this mindset means that T-birds are opposed to the belief that one’s culture or way of life is superior to others. We’re are supposed […]

A Vegetarian Thanksgiving

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Take a moment to imagine your annual family Thanksgiving. Notice the smile that’s on your face? Just hearing the word ‘Thanksgiving’ elicits many memories in one’s mind and savory flavors on one’s palate. This American holiday is taught from a young age as a time at which people give thanks […]