Death and New Life: What Survives the Move Downtown

By Chris Barton, Editor-in-Chief Thunderbird is moving downtown. Or rather, there will be a building with a Thunderbird logo on it downtown. The Thunderbird School of Global Management, as we have come to know and love it, will probably not be moving downtown. That Thunderbird will likely disappear and fade into history. Something else will […]

Romania, My Second Acasă

I went to Romania for a TEM Lab consulting project for an IKEA supplier, thinking my sole focus would be to advance the business with strategic market entry recommendations. However, I left with friends of those “mysterious” people, an appreciation of their rich culture, and a historical and hopeful perspective of this nation. I left […]

Berra Bites: A T-bird Story of Determination and Resilience

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief Thunderbird is such a unique place because of the qualities inherent in the people that it attracts—qualities like boldness, determination, adventure, and innovation. T-birds are committed to pursuing their goals and making a difference, and they don’t back down in the face of adversity. Perhaps this is the reason that many […]

Get Out of Glendale: Food & Culture Festivals Edition

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief Like most Thunderbirds, I love attending cultural festivals, trying new foods, and experiencing international traditions. Luckily, I’ve lived in several cities the past of couple of years that have allowed me to engage in these types of activities. I moved to Phoenix last August from Boston, and when I first got […]

Get Out of Glendale: Musical Instrument Museum

By Emma Livingston, Co-editor Music is the language of the soul. These words are emblazoned across the entrance of the Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), “The World’s Only Global Instrument Museum” is located, conveniently enough, only 20 minutes down the road from Thunderbird School of Global Management. So, when differing cultural concepts of time are threatening […]

Get Out of Glendale: The Book Lover’s Guide to Phoenix

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor My love affair with literature started before I can even remember. I learned to read at a young age, but even before then I was obsessed with books and being read to. (My parents love telling the story of how I memorized the entire Green Eggs and Ham book when I […]

The Year of the Monkey: Chinese New Year Celebration

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor February 8, 2016 marked the start of the Year of the Monkey. This traditional Chinese holiday is celebrated over the course of 16 days with fireworks, family gatherings, dumplings, and the well-known red envelopes. Last Thursday, Thunderbird’s Greater China Club brought the Chinese New Year celebrations right here to Glendale. The […]

Get Out of Glendale: Heard Museum Fashion Show

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor On Friday, February 1, Thunderbird’s Business of Fashion Club had its first event: a trip downtown to see the Native American Fashion Show at the Heard Museum. The event coincided perfectly with First Friday, a cultural event on Roosevelt Street in downtown Phoenix in which local art vendors set up along […]

Thanksgiving: An International Take

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer For me, having grown up in the United States, celebrating the traditional American holiday of Thanksgiving means sitting around a table full of family and friends saying what we’re each thankful for; (over)eating turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie; falling asleep on the couch to football; and starting the process […]

Get Out of Glendale: San Diego

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer As someone who grew up in the Midwest and spent the last four years living in Boston, I never thought I’d find the weather in Phoenix to be cold. I’m not sure if my tolerance for cold has reduced drastically or if it has something to do with the desert […]