Confessions of a Best Friend

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Best Friend: ‘One’s Closest and Dearest Friend.’ It seems like so long ago that my best friend and I met. Ironically, we met because of a boyfriend. She and her, now, husband had started working with my boyfriend at the time, and the three of them had started to bond. […]

Learning to Fly Online: A Letter to The Online MGM Students

By Aaron White, Guest Writer Here you are, on the precipice of a great journey—you are midway through your first set of courses as a Thunderbird Online Masters of Global Management (OMGM) candidate. Most of you are teetering somewhere between exhilaration and trepidation. I know this because I was there. I imagine many of you, […]

Sunshine appears for Rugby Alumni Weekend

By Daryl James A rare Arizona rainstorm threatened to dampen Thunderbird’s Rugby Alumni Weekend on Feb. 28 and March 1, 2014, but the sun appeared minutes before kickoff for the annual game between the students and “Old Boys.” Thunderbird Alumni Rugby Association President Chuck Hamilton ’91 said neither side worried about the weather anyway. “Rain […]

T-Birds in the Desert: Spring Training

It’s the time of year in Arizona when orange blossoms sweeten the air, the night air gets just a bit warmer and the buzz of stadium lights start to flicker across the valley. It’s March in Arizona and that means Spring Training for Major League Baseball teams.  Lucky for us, Thunderbird is smack dab in […]

Student Spotlight: Yoon-Ji Shin

Each week, we ask one of our new fun-loving exchange students to share a little about themselves and the most revealing question of all, what’s in your backpack? This week, Yoon-Ji Shin, from Seoul, South Korea, gives us a peek into her black (with pink polka dots) backpack: What school are you on exchange with […]

Student Spotlight: Jade Hsiao

Each week, we ask one of our new fun-loving exchange students to share a little about themselves and the most revealing question of all, what’s in your backpack? This week, Jade Hsiao, from Taipei, Taiwan, gives us a peek into her sporty, red, white and navy colored backpack: What school are you on exchange with […]

Student Spotlight

We have a wonderful group of fun-loving exchange students on campus this trimester which means more T-Birds in the world (and more couches to sleep on!)   Each week, we’ll ask one of our new friends to share a little about themselves and the most revealing question of all, what’s in your backpack? This week, Dominique […]

How to achieve happiness

By Anonymous Happiness: That elusive state of mind that likes to wave at you from afar, and run from you when up close. So many people claim that they have found happiness when they find a new love, or make a change in career paths, but what exactly have they found? I find that most […]

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 […]