With Changes Come New Opportunities for T-birds

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Thunderbirds, unfortunately, must face the facts: the Arizona sun is setting upon the Thunderbird campus. This bittersweet change has arrived faster than expected. Regardless of the pain associated with leaving what is known, Thunderbirds will make Downtown Phoenix their new home. Moreover, with change comes incredible opportunity! The staff of […]

Campus Tribute Weekend: Commemorating Thunderbird

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By Amanda Cardini, Co-editor This weekend T-birds from near and far are flying home to say one final goodbye to their beloved campus. In a few short months Thunderbird will no longer call Glendale home, but will instead be nested within the ever-growing streets of downtown Phoenix. While the move offers much potential for Thunderbird’s […]

Six Things to Do in Arizona This Spring

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By Amanda Cardini, Co-editor Spring seems to have sprung in Phoenix, with temperatures set to reach as high as 85 in the next week. Luckily, months of beautiful spring weather are what Phoenicians live for, here to remind us why we put up with triple digit temperatures in the summer. While the rest of the […]

The T-bird Bucket List: Making the Most of the Final Months on Campus

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By Amanda Cardini, Co-editor  Students arriving back on campus this January were confronted with a strange feeling. The return to school this semester brought students face to face with the reality that Thunderbird’s historic campus will soon cease to exist. At a yet to be decided date sometime over the next year, Thunderbird will move […]

Slipping Through the Cracks

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By Bryce Bower, Co-editor On Monday, January 8, Thunderbird CEO Allen Morrison, Associate Director General Joseph Carter, and Senior Director of Graduate Student Experience Angela Mitchell, along with Dean of Students for the Downtown campus Dr. Cassandra Aska, hosted a Student Update in regards to the impending move downtown. They had nothing but wonderful things […]

7 Past and Present Thunderbirds on the Move to Downtown Phoenix

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Compiled by Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer.  Thunderbird’s announcement to close the historical Glendale campus and move to downtown Phoenix has been met with diverse reactions by students and alumni. The move is said to provide Thunderbird with more opportunities for growth and updated technologies, but has been met with criticism by some who feel the […]

Moving Forward: Reinventing the Thunderbird Mission

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By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer This week Thunderbird announced that the campus my classmates, countless alumni before us and I have come to know and love as a home will be closed within the next year. The school is moving to Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus. The announcement has been met with a mixture […]

From Thunderbirds to Sun Devils

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By Anonymous, current student  Embrace modernity, remember history. My feelings on the move to downtown are feelings of alarm. The campus at Downtown will have many state of the art facilities, but I fear it will lack the authenticity of the Thunderbird campus. I don’t believe the administration did what they should have to advance […]

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 […]