A Tour of the Club World

By Mary Richardson, Staff Writer   Historically, clubs have been a major driver of the Thunderbird Mystique, the intangible spirit, mindset, and curiosity of the students. Those who attended Club Day on Sept. 9 had a sampling of these qualities, and with each table’s unique touches, clubs gave students a snapshot of all the different […]

Finding Answers or Finding Diversion in “The Alchemist”

By Mary Richardson, Staff Writer Need a little faith in pre-destination to get through midterms? Come join the Thunderbird literary club Between the Covers as we talk about our first book of the year, “The Alchemist” by Brazilian author Paulo Coehlo. Published more than 25 years ago, “The Alchemist” has sold more than 100 million […]

2016 Net Impact Conference

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer For those interested in careers in the non-profit or NGO sectors, development projects through global organizations such as the World Bank (WB) or International Monetary Fund (IMF) provide an interesting track to getting involved and gaining experience. These globally-oriented organizations effectively organize subsidiary branches and projects all over the world, […]

TEMBA Bazaar

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer Last Wednesday, the old pub played host to the biannual festival that only a T-bird would know of if you were so inclined to bring it up outside of the Thunderbubble. Yes, the traditional, cultured fiesta known as the TEMBA Bazaar has been a school staple for decades now. One […]

The Ping Pong Diplomacy

By Yan Ren, Guest Writer; Peng Gao, Guest Writer; and Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Last Thursday, Thunderbird’s Greater China Club hosted a ping pong tournament in the Coleman lounge. The event was held to honor the “ping pong diplomacy” that led to the restoration of Sino-U.S. relations in the 1960s, which had been on hold for more […]

RAW: “Old Boys” vs. “New Boys” Rugby Showdown

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer RAW! No better acronym could capture the physical and emotional clash between Thunderbird’s “Old Boys” and “New Boys” rugby clubs. At Thunderbird, it’s a time honored tradition for rugby alumni and current students to line up for battle on the pitch and match grit while building comradery. The “Old Boys” […]

Mark Your Calendar

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Just a few weeks left of the semester! Get out your calendar and schedule some breathing time so you can keep your sanity during finals. Thursday, April 14 Join the Greater China Club at 4:30 at the Coleman Lounge (recently changed from its original location at the Pub) for a ping […]

Regional Night Spring 2016: Ensemble

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor Thunderbird’s last Regional Night of Spring 2016 took place Saturday April 2nd. The theme was “Ensemble” and the dinner menu impressively managed to incorporate cuisine from four continents: pierogis from Europe, feijoada and empanadas from South America, injera and atkilt wat from Africa and even pepperoni pizza from North America. After […]

Angel Investors at Thunderbird: The Pitch Night

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Thunderbird Angel Network (TAN) Event took place on March 31 and was a great opportunity for startups to present their business ideas and seek angel investor funding. The event, hosted by Dr. Gary Gibbons, organized by Brad Hoffa (MGM ’17, US) and Nicole Meacham (MGM ’17, US), was deemed a great […]

Fútbol y Tacos

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer Last Friday the Latin American Business and Culture Club and the Thunderbird Football Club teamed up to host what was probably the most successful event, besides regional night, so far this semester. I recount the day’s events below: Fridays are supposed to be easy here at Camp Thunderbird, at least […]