The Pauline Foundation

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer Pauline moved to the US from Uganda. Like most of us, she came here looking for the fulfillment of her dreams. Of course, part of her dreams includes her education at Thunderbird. In addition to her role as a full time student, she is currently working on an autobiographical novel […]

How Well Do You Know Arizona?

By Chanel McFollins, Staff Writer Arizona is home to a lot of natural wonders and gems. Whether an AZ native or AZ newcomer, there are cool places to visit here (if you enjoy the outdoors), especially for winter break, or with family that will be visiting for winter or spring graduation. Fossil Creek Fossil Creek […]

The 2018 United States Midterms

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer With the whirlwind 2018 U.S. Midterms now behind us, the expected furor of cable-news punditry has materialized. With members of both parties giving their own spin, what, if any, conclusions can we draw from the election results? To be sure, Democrats went into this election season on offense. History was […]

Gentrification, It’s Complicated

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer Gentrification by the Merriam-Webster definition is “the process of repairing and rebuilding homes and businesses in a deteriorating area (such as urban neighborhood) accompanied by an influx of middle-class or affluent people and that often results in the displacement of earlier, usually poorer residents.” The term was first used in […]

What TSG Needs to Do in Spring 2019: 7 Calls to Action

By Isaac Miller MAGAM ’19, Guest Writer This is a long, (hopefully) constructive read. Here’s an outline: Opening Remarks on why I’m writing, and what TSG Leadership should do in Spring 2019. TSG-Specific Action Areas 1) Leverage the Hierarchy 2) Yearlong Terms Thunderbird-Wide Action Areas 3) Raise Admission Standards, Practices 4) Integrate More Travel 5) […]

Traveling Solo: A Tbird’s Guide

By Bryce Bower, Editor-in-Chief I spent my 2013-2014 school year of undergrad at a language school in a small French town, right next to the border with Geneva, Switzerland. During winter break, I had about a month to go wherever I wanted (and could afford). I had traveled with a group of classmates for fall […]