T-birds Did It Again! Big Win in the International Business Ethics Case Competition

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer On behalf of the Thunderbird Honor Council, a group of five current Tbird students embarked on a journey to Santa Monica, California to partake in the 2017 International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) held from April 19-21 at the J. W. Marriott Hotel and Spa. The outcome of their participation […]

It’s Time for Trivia!

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer According to the Cambridge Dictionary, the word trivia refers to “unimportant or little-known details or information.” It also refers to a quiz game where people need to solve questions about mysterious facts. The peculiarity of this game is that it is a teamwork exercise where several groups can gather, having […]

Catch Up with the Dreams of the Original DreamCatchers

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer From April 4th to 10th, Thunderbird hosted 15 Native American women for the initiative known as Project DreamCatcher. This project was launched as a partnership between the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and Thunderbird for Good to empower Native American women entrepreneurs from the Hualapai, Tohono O’odham, San Carlos Apache, and White Mountain […]

What Is Happening in Peru? A Flooding Season

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer I would have loved to write about the opportunities for investment in Peru by throwing out some numbers from the World Bank. It would be highlighted as one of the South American countries with the biggest growth, boasting +3.9% in 2016. Perhaps that could be a good idea for a […]

A Super Tuesday in New York

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer Spring break was just in time for me. After having passed through one of the hardest times of my life, I thought to myself, “Yes, this is just in time.” And for me, spring break was not just an inventory process to increase efficiency and decrease waste, although some could say that the […]

The Silence of the Whales

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer  Last month the coast of New Zealand’s South Island witnessed a massive whale stranding event. About 650 pilot whales were stranded in the Golden Bay of Farewell Spirit between the 10th and 11th of February.  More than 330 of original arrivals died while medics and members of the public tried […]

The Secret Life of Cupid

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer  Chocolates, flowers, post cards, letters, movie tickets, jewelry, love songs, not so love songs, the list can go on and on. The month and the day have arrived when many people celebrate and demonstrate love to their plus one. Messages on social media can result in melted hearts or make you […]

Stand Out in a World of Possibilities: Trump’s Travel Ban

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer Sunday, January 28 – 7:30 am. “Is everything okay? What did your friends say about the last announcement?” My dad called me, his voice sounding worried. As I’m walking around the campus I respond, “yes everything is okay, did something happen?” He started telling me the news of a travel […]

How to Make the Most of Returning to Campus

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer A month out of school could mean a number of different things: a recharge of energy, positivity from reuniting with family and friends, a trip to remember, or even just some simple rest and relaxation. No matter what you did over the holidays though, the immediate changes in routine and […]

Western Regional Night: Fall 2016

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer The lights were off, the music was on, the food was served, the flavors were mixed and the people, well the people were ready for the second Regional Night of Fall 2016. The second Regional Night of this semester was held on Saturday, November 19. The event was promoted by […]