From Foundations to Graduation

By Richard Dennis ’14 & Vivek Khurana ’14 We find ourselves at the end of a defining adventure, full of friends we never expected to meet, and experiences we never thought we would have, but now will never forget. We won’t forget Foundations – our first steps at Thunderbird, that eye-opening day in GPE when […]

The Final Pitch

On Friday, TEN and PEVC held the final part of their Business Plan competition with the Final Pitch from the finalists. Competing for prizes of $2000 for 1st, $1000 for 2nd and a People’s Choice Award of $500, were four teams: Swillings Garden, consisting of Erica James, Landon Yoder, Ryan O’Neal, Stacey Klaff, C’pher Gresham, pitched the idea […]

Holi Thunderbird!

By Deepali Ramaiah and Kate Stout “Khele Holi Hum Tere Sang!” For anyone in the dark about Holi, it is a celebration to welcome the season of Spring as well as the commencement of the  harvest season. Holi normally occurs on the day of the full moon in March. It is the apt opportunity to break […]

The Malaysia Module: All Work and No Play? Never!

By Shelley Flenniken, ’15 Wawasan 2020 or “Vison” 2020 was introduced by the former Prime Minister, Mahathir bin Mohamad, in 1991 and calls for Malaysia to be a self-sufficient industrialized nation by the year 2020.  Now, only six years away from 2020 how close is Malaysia to reaching its goal? So many of the factors […]

I Am A #Tbird: Thunderbird Entrepreneur Challenge

By Tom Yu, ’14 Last weekend, many of us enjoyed a nice long break after working hard during ThunderCares. However, there were a group of T-Birds whose day had just begun. When I started at Thunderbird, I wasn’t sure who I was and what I was going to do with my journey here. I defined […]

Thunderbird FC season comes to a close

By Kyle Schwent, ’15 Thunderbird FC closed out its season today with a loss in shootouts during the semi-finals of playoffs against Colombia FC. We grabbed control of the game with a goal in the first half, slipped a bit when the opponents scored twice in the 2nd half, but our chances were kept alive […]

The Power of an Innovation Junkie: Beth Comstock at Thunderbird

One handshake from Ms. Beth Comstock and you know that you are speaking to an extraordinary person. Her career has led her from quiet beginnings in Virginia, to stints at CBS and NBC where she became President of Integrated Media at NBC Universal, and onward to GE, where, in 2003, she was appointed the first Chief Marketing Officer […]

Standing Tall in the Face of Change: The Yearbook Project

Ever heard of the Thunderbird Yearbook? If the mere mention of it has left you befuddled, then you have been missing out on a treasure trove. The Thunderbird Yearbook is not just lists and photographs of activities, faculty, staff and students that have passed through the Glendale campus: it chronicles the history of the School. Each […]

A ThunderCares Saturday

It was that time of year again. The day that T-Birds take the town and make it a little bit better than it was before. Also known as ThunderCares. For those that don’t know, ThunderCares was started 7 years ago by students on campus and the TSG to find a productive way to give back […]

From the Desk of the TSG President

Hello T-Birds!! What an amazing week this has been. So many events happening all around the campus and such great energy among the student body. Here is my recap of everything TSG related on campus in the past week. Tuesday brought around the First Tuesday that took place at our very own Thunderbird Pub. Attended […]