With Changes Come New Opportunities for T-birds

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Thunderbirds, unfortunately, must face the facts: the Arizona sun is setting upon the Thunderbird campus. This bittersweet change has arrived faster than expected. Regardless of the pain associated with leaving what is known, Thunderbirds will make Downtown Phoenix their new home. Moreover, with change comes incredible opportunity! The staff of […]

Plastic Pollution: Global Public Enemy Number One

Little Girl in Haina, Dominican Republic as found on Plastic-Pollution.org

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer The world is facing a new public enemy. The name of this enemy is Plastic Pollution. Plastic is not a new phenomenon to the global economy. But it is still dangerous. Plastic has been around for the last 60 years, and is found in many facets of human consumption. It […]

Confessions of a Best Friend

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Best Friend: ‘One’s Closest and Dearest Friend.’ It seems like so long ago that my best friend and I met. Ironically, we met because of a boyfriend. She and her, now, husband had started working with my boyfriend at the time, and the three of them had started to bond. […]

Good All Over: The Upcoming Show that Unveils the Good

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Ever get tired of seeing tales of heartbreak, tragedy, and violence across the television? Are you ever curious about what people across continents are doing to show humanity for one another? Are you wondering where all the good people are in the world? Then, look no further than Good All […]

“Will You Marry Me?” – That’s What She Said

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Since the early 1900s, there has been a lot of change, especially in regard to women’s rights. This has been witnessed across a myriad of movements from women’s suffrage to the recent #MeToo movement. With the latest activist movements, we are at a point in time where women are emboldened! […]

How to Conduct a Successful Informational Interview

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Whether you are a college student, someone considering a career change, or looking to create a new role within your organization, informational interviews are a great place to start. Don’t be afraid to reach out to people who are working in your dream organization or dream role. Through the myriad […]

The Undeniable Shift Toward Sustainable Business

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer  In this day and age, social issues run rampant in our society and recent news. These issues include a variety of subject matters from climate change to sexual harassment to labor rights. And people are beginning to take action! This action can be seen, especially in social media, with: #metoo […]

Why Are People So Fascinated With Serial Killers?

By: Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer What is it about serial killers that captivates us? The FBI defines a ‘serial killer’ as having commited: A series of three or more killings… having common characteristics such as to suggest the reasonable possibility that the crimes were committed by the same actor or actors. People who are fascinated […]

The Unavoidable Phenomenon: Traffic!

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer You experience it when you leave for work in the morning and when you head home in the evening. It occurs when there is road construction (no matter the time of day). This anomaly occurs when a cop has someone pulled over to the side of the road. It appears […]

How Does Music Relate to Productivity?

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer What is the correlation between music and productivity? Perhaps you can relate to one of these two scenarios: It’s first thing Monday morning. You have fought traffic and time for the last hour and half to make it into your cushy cubicle. You finally get ready to begin the day, […]