Honor Council’s Forum for Reflection and Reform

By Mary Grace Richardson, Editor-in-Chief Bad behavior from companies, politicians and celebrities fill the front page of our news. For those who haven’t completely disengaged from hearing or reading the most recent events, we’re bracing ourselves for which industry giant or hero will disappoint us with one wrongdoing or another today. Some current T-birds came […]

Thunderbird Rugby Starts Strong at Flagstaff Tens

Brush up on your Rugby Vocabulary! Pitch: The playing field. Forward: Bruisers. Forwards take part in heavily physical events in a game such as scrums and lineouts. Back: Speedsters. Backs are generally fast runners who focus on throwing and completing different plays. Try: A touchdown—successfully bringing the ball to the end of the pitch and […]

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 […]

TSG Candidates Fall ’17: A Closer Look

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-editor It’s election season at Thunderbird for one more day, and unfortunately for reality TV fans out there, everyone has relatively been getting along and tensions have been low. Luckily for the student body, though, the candidates are not only very qualified, but also personable and engaging people who have shown […]

ThunderLeaf Takes Root

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-editor Thunderbird is producing more than just savvy business students this semester. Looking to promote people’s well-being across Thunderbird, club President Solomon Frank (MAGAM ’18) had the idea to start ThunderLeaf, a sustainable garden on campus that nurtures a positive community experience. After reaching out to his friends, some with lots […]

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 […]

The Soccer Dilemma of All Time

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer Last year, my colleague Nash Wills wrote an article about the soccer club at Thunderbird. The incumbent president and captain of the Thunderbird Futbol Club, Tomas Thomas, mentioned a year ago that “since fútbol (soccer) is the international language, it serves as another medium of communication and bonding between T-birds […]

Diwali: Celebrating a Festival of Lights

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer The 29th and 30th of October is the celebration of the Diwali festival, which is the most celebrated Indian festival and one of the most important holidays of the year. Diwali is a very important holiday for Hindus, much like Christmas is very important to Christians. In fact, as India is a multicultural […]

TEM LAB in Tanzania

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer All Photos courtesy of Neha Bandekar Last week, we welcomed home some traveling T-Birds who had embarked on challenging business adventures in Romania, Senegal, and Tanzania. The Tem Lab teams all represented Thunderbird with the vigor, enthusiasm, and professionalism that makes this institution a globally notable brand. I caught up […]

Reaching Out With TBRO

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer The pins started to pass from hand to hand throughout the classroom. The message they displayed: “Supporter,” together with the hashtag #ComingOutDay.  It was October 11th, the day on which this tradition is celebrated. This particular day commemorates the coming out of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and asexual (LGBTQA) […]