One-Person Dates for the Independent T-Bird

by Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer   Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and beleaguered unpaired folks across the nation are sighing with relief as the happy couples cease their parading of grandiose dates, floral arrangements, oversized teddy bears, and conveniently-timed proposals. While this reporter is certainly never one to dismiss the experiential value of an […]

Lunar Festival Brings Vietnam to Arizona

By: Guest Writers Jasmine Pham, David J. Roman, and Vince Vu Nghia (Vince) Vu (MBA ’15, Vietnam) recalled with a smile how Ho Chi Minh City comes alive for the Tet Nguyen Dan festival, vibrant horticultural displays everywhere along “Flower Street” for three weeks. He and Tra (Jasmine) Pham (MBA ’15, Vietnam) are both the […]

Chocolate Affair

By: Alina Buzgar, News Editor Every February there is a Chocolate affair downtown Glendale. Say no more! You had me at “chocolate”. On January 31 – Superbowl Weekend! – a gleeful group of T-Birds joined thousands of people from all over the U.S. along with droves of Phoenix residents for a chocolate tasting bonanza.  The […]

World Night

By Sabah Hussain This summer’s regional night was surprising and successful in a lot of ways. With only 99 students enrolled in summer classes, and even less living on campus, there was an impressive 120 attendees at World Night this month. Even internally, planning was filled with surprises. First was the date: ThunderDay was in […]

Summer Tri Socializing

By Thaedra Brondum With the summer trimester started and a quarter of the way through, Thunderbird’s campus seems empty.  This summer there are only about 100 students on campus as most students have taken this time to participate in internships, travel, TEM Labs, or even the summer language intensive opportunities.  Still, the Spring 2014 intake, […]

Free Time on Campus

           I know many of us spend countless sleepless hours late at night, trying to make sense of that one last formula or why a balance sheet won’t balance.  However, in my short time on Thunderbird’s campus, I’ve found plenty of ways to procrastinate.             Often times, I’m about to go […]

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 […]

Lantern Festival

What’s more fun than celebrating the New Year? No, this is not about the Gregorian Calendar New Year, that’s so been-there-done-that. This is about celebrating the end of the 15-day celebration of the Lunar New Year, called the Lantern Festival or the Yuanxiao Festival. It is celebrated the night of the first full moon of […]