A Simple Step to Address Inequality

By Tomiwa Adeyemo, Staff Writer The American dream is the concept, or national ethos that says that no matter where you come from or who you are, if you work hard and take advantages of the opportunities available here, you can achieve your dreams and one day find yourself at the top. There’s just one […]

Thunderbird Podcasts Coming Soon

By Bryce Bower, Editor-in-Chief Tell your family, friends and neighbors! Some T-birds have gotten the ball rolling on two different Thunderbird-style podcasts this semester. The first is one that has been in the works for over a year. I want to give a shoutout to Tyson Williams (MGM ’18) for championing this idea. He came […]

Beer: The History, Ingredients and Other Fun Facts

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer The purpose of this article is to enlighten even the most novice of beer drinkers with a base knowledge in the history, ingredients, tastes and culture that has formed around such a diverse beverage. First, we’ll spend some time in the past, exploring the good times in ancient times. After […]

Crisis in Venezuela

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer The crafting and execution of foreign policy is not an easy gig. In the United States, the actions of the current and previous two Presidents certainly speak to the complexities of international relations. And where these leaders’ intentions may have been noble, the realities of war and diplomacy have no […]

5 Humbling Facts About Outer Space

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By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief “Home” is most commonly defined in micro terms, whether it refers to a house, city, state or even country. We rarely think about our home being the entire planet, or even our planet’s home in the solar system. But in the enormous vacuum of space, a house on Earth is quite […]

Was Khashoggi’s Death the Catalyst for Change in Saudi Arabia?

By Bryce Bower, Editor-in-Chief The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October sent shock-waves throughout the world. The Crown Prince’s involvement was a big wake up call, and relations between the West and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were in a state of flux. Germany and France ceased all weapons sales to the country. […]


By Denis Bateme, Guest Writer YOU ALONE When this story is told I suppose You will be by my side Still holding my hand as tightly as in the beginning That your stare shall as forever be transfixed upon my presence In utmost admiration as an eternal tale of old newness recurrently told That by […]