The Value of Global Affairs

Courtesy of Scoula Holden

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief Recently, Thunderbird announced that the Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management program (otherwise known as MAGAM, or MA, by those that prefer not to attempt that tongue twister) will be going on a temporary hiatus. The proposed plan is to eventually move the program to Washington, D.C., in order […]

The Best Thing We’ve Had Since Thomas Edison

By Tomiwa Adeyemo, Staff Writer You may have heard of him before. An astrophysicist, author and “science communicator”, Neil deGrasse Tyson is the public face of American science and arguably one of the smartest men alive. He has also been credited for inspiring and encouraging a generation of children and teenagers to be interested in […]

Having an Accent in the US

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer I’m Bidi Pirra and I must thank Starbucks for this new name. No, it’s not surprising at all to have your name written wrong when you go to the most popular coffee shop in America, but it’s hard to imagine that they could distort my name at this level. Nor […]

Visit to the Capitol – Main State

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer For fall break this past weekend, I went on a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit a friend from my undergrad. She had been living overseas for the past few years, and is now settled into a new job, calling the northeast home. For my journey there, I flew direct […]

The Importance of Sleep, Part II

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer In continuing this week on the topic of sleep, it is my hope that my previous article has properly established the universal importance of sleep. It may be more difficult, however, to explore how to actually take steps to retake the time necessary to rest our bodies and minds. After […]

The Death of Quality, Part I

By Bryce Bower, Editor in Chief Instant gratification and the ever-quickening pace of technology has degraded the quality of content in news, entertainment, and writing in general. We want more and we want it now. When the only thing people want is a quick blurb, there is no incentive to write anything thoroughly researched and […]