A “Page” Out of Nature’s Book

By Sneha Pujani, Staff Writer The quaint town of Page has so much to offer. This sleepy settlement hides mesmerizing sights that will keep you hooked, and in a good way. Over the Labor Day weekend, a couple of friends and I decided to escape the heat and our experience exceeded expectations. This travelogue is […]

An Exciting Semester Ahead: A Welcome from the Editor-in-Chief

By Tanner Weigel, Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer  The school year is now in full swing, and I am thrilled to welcome back all of you loyal Das Tor readers. The newest cohorts of students are bright, thoughtful and already embrace the Thunderbird mystique. Many of these students will be writing for Das Tor, and I […]

Global Compliance at ON Semiconductor

By Jiaqi Li, Guest Writer This summer I interned for the Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program (CCEP) at ON Semiconductor headquarters in Phoenix. I chose to study at Thunderbird because I wanted to work for a global company that has world-class products and services, that values innovation, and where I could help to promote multicultural […]

Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone: An Internship with Hilti

By Arci Garcia, Guest Writer The summer of 2019 was full of unforgettable experiences, which I owe to my time spent interning with Hilti North America. With corporate offices in both Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Plano, Texas, Hilti has quickly become a powerhouse in the construction tool industry. Hilti was founded in 1941 in Schaan, Liechtenstein, […]

Crisis in Venezuela

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer The crafting and execution of foreign policy is not an easy gig. In the United States, the actions of the current and previous two Presidents certainly speak to the complexities of international relations. And where these leaders’ intentions may have been noble, the realities of war and diplomacy have no […]

YOU ALONE

By Denis Bateme, Guest Writer YOU ALONE When this story is told I suppose You will be by my side Still holding my hand as tightly as in the beginning That your stare shall as forever be transfixed upon my presence In utmost admiration as an eternal tale of old newness recurrently told That by […]

Experience Art and Culture in Phoenix

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer A visit to the museum is an experience that can open the mind to cultures, a different era in time, or perhaps an emotion that only you can feel; a sort of connection if you will. The moment I experienced all three was during the last week of my study […]

The Survivor: A Story of Gratitude

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By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer It is customary to start a new year with resolutions. Most of the time, these do not hold until the end of February. I would rather dedicate my first article for this semester as a gesture of gratitude. Gratitude first to be alive. For that, allow me to share with […]

Leaving Our Comfort Zones

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer The mission of the Thunderbird School of Global Management is to “educate global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide.” In this spirit, it is of course of little surprise that Thunderbird attracts applicants who not only hail from all parts of the globe, but who also anticipate engaging in careers […]

The Best Thing We’ve Had Since Thomas Edison

By Tomiwa Adeyemo, Staff Writer You may have heard of him before. An astrophysicist, author and “science communicator”, Neil deGrasse Tyson is the public face of American science and arguably one of the smartest men alive. He has also been credited for inspiring and encouraging a generation of children and teenagers to be interested in […]