Freeve

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer “Spell ‘Freeve’,” the little boy told me. I kept repeating to myself ‘frive’, or ‘freeve,’ this is not a word I have heard before! “What does ‘Freeve’ mean?” I asked him. He responded by asking me to spell ‘Freeve’ for him one more time. This time, I pretended like I […]

Viaggio nel Tempo in Italia: Time Traveling in Italy

Photo courtesy of Benvenuto Limos

By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer For my entire life I have heard my parents reminisce on their first trip to Italy together. They were newlyweds, and my dad’s “Nonno” had asked them to accompany him on one of his annual trips to his hometown Chiavari, a small town by the Cinque Terre in the Liguria […]

Home Away from Home: The Tbird Family

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer “Don’t trust people easily” mother said. “It is your first time alone in a foreign country. Be cautious”. Father’s face was much more calm and composed. I wondered if she and dad would be able to sleep that night as I boarded a 28 hour flight to US. I pondered […]

Spotlight on a Student – Avreeayl “Ave” Womack-O’Neil

By Kelly Swanson I met Avreeayl the first day of our class in Glendale. We have been friends ever since. From my perspective Ave as we call him, is an incredible person with a deep since of family values. The motto “Family first, then everything else” seems to be a creed with Ave. When traveling […]

Here Comes The Crazy Summer!

By Kelly Swanson For the On-Demand classes that means summer vacation for kids and families, and it’s nice outside for everyone else while you’re inside. How do you juggle that demand at home and while your in college? It’s really hard, but not impossible.  Make sure you’re prepared for everything, and don’t settle for less […]

It’s Not Just Business. It’s Family Business!

By Shigehiro Suzuki A wonderful event is going to take place this summer, and it is a story that is truly Thunderbird in spirit! In June this year, two of our alumni – one from Thailand and the other from Taiwan – are going to enter into a collaborative partnership to seek out new opportunities […]

IWFC: A club for spouses & children of Thunderbird Students

The campus club for families, International Women and Families, is up and running this semester! They offer activities, support, and fun. Various sessions, get togethers, parties are some of the common activities that happen though out the Tri. IWFC has conducted Date Nights, family field trips, Thunderkids time for just the mums and their kids at Sobo lounge […]