This is part of Das Tor’s ongoing series, “Club Spotlight,” in which the leadership of different Thunderbird clubs describe their mission, goals, and why students should consider joining their group. For centuries women have been viewed as the weaker, more vulnerable gender. They have been rendered inferior, not necessarily with their consent, but with considerable […]
As we start the Spring 2021 semester, we enter yet another semester living during unprecedented times. I certainly did not plan to be beginning my second semester in graduate school by attending classes entirely online, never having met any of my classmates in person. Last year at this time, COVID-19 was still a relative unknown, […]
How did COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions impact current Thunderbird students? In November 2020, Mahmoud Zarati and Ryo Saito surveyed students to find the answer to this question. They collaborated with Das Tor Staff Writers Andrea Awuah and Sophie Dessart to share their powerful and revealing findings.
Over the past year, I have heard many speak about the ephemeral trait known as the “Thunderbird Mystique”. In some corners, it is referred to as a magical trait that T-Birds have. In others, it is our ‘misfit’ nature. Some students are still trying to figure out not only if they have it, but if […]