The Once In A Lifetime Debate

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The “Once in a Lifetime Debate” took place for the second time on Thursday, April 21st at the Thunderbird Pub. T-Birds enthusiastically cheered on and engaged in this exciting and fun atmosphere as Faduma-Dhool Mohamed (MAGAM ’17, Kenya) and Yuya Ota (MBA ’16, Japan), dressed in their rich cultural attires, […]

Monuments of the World: Sold!

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer If you were reading about the atrociousness of the Panama Papers and the billions of dollars hidden, there is one simple thing you understand about scams: they work! In spite of how insane they seem to be, people have fallen into these traps – to the extent of a “sale” […]

Holi Colors the World

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer On March 19, T-Birds walked into the Rugby Field to celebrate the festival of colors organized by the India Subcontinent Club (ISCC). Students wore white outfits, applied rainbow colors on each other and splashed water while dancing to casual Bollywood music. This was followed by all of us devouring “samosas”, […]

ThunderCares: T-birds Volunteer

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Over the past few weekends, T-Birds were occupied giving back to the community as a part of ThunderCares. ThunderCares is an initiative that encourages T-Birds to participate in community service activities in the greater Phoenix area. I spoke to Walter M. Arias (MA Candidate ’17, US), who organized the event, […]

Check out These Free Smartphone Apps

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Apps fit into our lifestyle with ease in today’s smartphone dominated world. Apps have not only made our day-to-day lives easier, but are connecting us to the outside world as well. But are we really leveraging this piece of technology fully? Is using Facebook and Twitter the sole purpose of our […]

Trivia Nights Reloaded!

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer T-Birds streamed into the Pub at Thunderbird the last two weeks for Trivia Nights – each hosted by our very own accounting and marketing professors: Graeme Rankine and Seigyoung Auh! Kevin Roos (MGM ’16, US) and Patrick Shields (MAGAM ’17, US) came up with the idea of hosting the event with […]

Regional Night: The Silk Road

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The first Regional Night of the Spring 2016 semester was held on Saturday, February 20. T-birds and guests walked into the TEC to witness and experience foreign cuisines, music, dances and plays. After an extravagant dinner, performances were hosted by Gabrielle Gueye (MAGAM ’17, US) and Harry Gkornean (MGM ’16, Liberia), […]


By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer After the excitement of the Super Bowl, T-Birds and WP Carey students walked into the Yount Auditorium on Thursday for AD WARS VIII. AD WARS is a session conducted by Prof. Rick Baer to help students critique the ads showcased during the Super Bowl. This session has been taught by him […]

Focus Groups

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer For the Global Customer Insights class taught by Prof. Sainam this Spring 2016, students were required to form focus groups in order to better understand the concept of exploratory market research. Students divided into five focus groups and many T-birds were a part of these sessions which provided insights  from a customer’s perspective. […]

Genocide of the Kashmiri Pundits

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer On the 19th of January every year, the genocide of the Kashmiri Pundits is remembered and respects are paid to all those who lost their lives in the massacre. Why did this tragic event happen? The peace-loving Kashmiri Pundits who once dominated the Kashmir valley were forced to convert to Islam […]