Page from a T-bird’s diary

B-schools – you may have seen them, heard about them from friends but you need to be in one to fully understand what it is really like. It is hard to believe that one whole trimester has passed by in the wink of an eye. From Foundations to last term finals, the journey has been […]

Thanksgiving Around the World

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In the United States, the fourth Thursday of November is celebrated as Thanksgiving Day and is considered a day to thank The Creator for a good harvest. Though it is celebrated on different days in different parts of the world, American celebration of the festival dates back to 16th century. On this festive occasion, some […]

The Three Week Thriller

An unbiased view on the new three week course schedule makes us wonder about the singular affection of Thunderbird towards the numerical ‘3’. We hear it everywhere, from CMC career advisors advising us to incorporate the ‘magical 3’ skills to our ‘tri’-mester pattern. New addition to the list is undoubtedly the three week term schedules. […]

Former First Lady of Ghana comes to Thunderbird

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Her excellency, Dr. Mrs. Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, former First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and an activist was here at Thunderbird on 19th of November 2013 to present on the topic, “Development, Politics and National Government: The Impact on African Women”. Besides being vice-chairperson of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), a political party, she […]

Diwali delight

Diwali is the ‘festival of lights’ celebrated in India. It generally falls during the end of October or early November and portrays victory of good over evil. It is celebrated in different ways in different parts of the country. In the northern part of the country, people light earth lamps besides playing cards, while in […]

Dignity matters

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Dr. Donna Hicks, an associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, was here at Thunderbird on Thursday to talk about dignity and its role in resolving conflicts. She has been a facilitator during international conflicts for 20 years which includes Middle East, Sri Lanka, Columbia, Cuba and Northern Ireland, and the […]

Fall Volleyball Tournament

The Thunderbird Net Impact Chapter partnered with the volleyball club to host a volleyball tournament yesterday at the YMCA. It was a bright sunny Saturday and they were making the most use of it. The tournament was held from 1-5 pm and there were 10 teams competing to win the tournament and the ‘best – […]

Let’s stand and stare

Empty pool tables, many to-go boxes, deserted lawns–just 1 week into the new module and T-Birds are already flying helter-skelter. We hardly see them out and even if we do, they are talking furiously to their team mates. Sleepless nights are just a part of the routine and our blood is diluted with coffee. We […]

Halloween – A Holiday Lost in Foreign Culture?

Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October every year. There are various histories for the holiday and according to a famous one, it is the last day of Celtic year. Costume parties, trick-or-treat, pumpkin carving, and playing pranks are some of the typical ways in which the day is celebrated. However, international T-Birds have […]