T-birds: What’s so special about this school?

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor We want to hear from you! For our very special highlights edition coming out in a few weeks, we want to collect quotes from students and alumni on what it means to be a T-bird. We will use these quotes in our digital or print edition. If you would like to […]

Merger Mania: November 2015 Town Hall Report

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor The November 6 student town hall, hosted by Jay Thorne, Executive Director of Communications, addressed several student questions and concerns. Other staff members at the meeting included: Chelsea Oyen, Executive Director at the Office of the CEO & Director General; Joseph Carter, Associate Director General; and James Scott, Associate Vice President of Academic […]

Global Cuisine: Glendale Sushi Edition

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Warning: Moderate to severe sarcasm included I have never lived in a land-locked state, so getting access to fresh seafood was never an issue for me. Before moving to Arizona, while it is odd and definitely unimportant, I was really concerned I was not going to find good sushi in Glendale. […]

Merger Mania: Town Hall This Friday

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Students were notified via Facebook on Wednesday afternoon and via email early on Thursday that there will be a town hall meeting this Friday, November 6, at 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Jay Thorne, who co-hosted the previous meeting, will host tomorrow at Lecture Hall 54. If students have questions to be addressed, […]

A Delightful Evening in Scottsdale with the TIAA

By Jake Strickler, Staff Writer It was a clear and starry sky under which Thunderbirds – alumni and current students – joined together for a cocktail reception last Friday night hosted by the Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association (TIAA) at Scottsdale’s Paradise Valley Country Club. The TIAA, as has been described in previous articles, is an independent […]

Chicago: The Diverse Windy City

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Chicago, situated in the Midwest at the northeast corner of Illinois on Lake Michigan, also known as Chitown and the Windy City holds a rich culture of various backgrounds, making it a top destination in the United States. Chicago is the city of neighborhoods and whether you are looking for a […]

TEMBA Bazaar Fall ’15

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Twinkling lights and tables adorned with photos of past TEM Lab teams revived the “old pub” for an evening of catching up over dinner and giving students an opportunity to participate in learning activities at the culture clubs’ tables. The Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) bazaar, which is held each trimester, concluded […]

Get to Know the TIAA

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief & Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor The Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association (TIAA) was created in 2013 as an alumni association with a Board of Directors composed of alumni. We sat down with two board members, Merle Hinrich ’65 and Felipe Martinez ’03, as well as the TIAA Executive Director, Christopher Vlahos, to learn more about […]

Merger Mania: ASU Student Benefits

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor As part of Arizona State University (ASU), Thunderbirds now have access to many new benefits. Here are some new benefits you can access with your Sun Card. Sun Devil Fitness Complexes Many students have already taken advantage of the new gym access on West campus. While current students still have a […]

Merger Mania: Student Town Hall Report

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor In an effort to become more involved in the merger, students have vocalized their need to communicate more with the administration and become a part of the discussions about the changes and future of Thunderbird. Throughout the week, students were asked to submit questions for the town hall meeting and were […]