Get Out of Glendale: Be in Bisbee

By Mary Richardson, Editor-in-Chief The boom-town flavor, the peculiarities, the mystery, the striking landscape. Bisbee, Arizona still has what made it the most cosmopolitan city of the 19th century West. Discovered under the unfortunate circumstances of U.S. army scouts tracking down defector Apaches, the mission came to a pause when one of the civilian trackers […]

24 Hours in Amsterdam

By Mary Richardson, Editor-in-Chief Amsterdam’s gabled buildings, grid-like canals, and candlelit cafés make it an attractive and increasingly popular European city to visit. However, the scenic cityscape holds more than just what can be seen. Though probably more known for its phenomenal nightlife and pioneering architecture and design, the Netherlands has produced a wealth of […]

Dinosaurs in the Desert!

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Imagine yourself on a remote island with Jeff Goldblum and Sam Neill. A seemingly crazy older gentleman has requested your endorsement of his new ‘theme park’. You hop into a gas-powered jeep and – behold! – a herd of giant, long-neck lizards walk across the plain before you (even though […]

The Sun Also Rises: T-Birds Road Trip to the Grand Canyon

By Faduma-Dhool Mohamed, Guest Writer “I always hear alumni talking about amazing experiences they had while here at Thunderbird. I had spent a few days wondering why I hadn’t had any yet, and realized that sometimes you need to make your own! So at 2:00 a.m. on a Friday morning, we got in my car […]

The Orpheum Theater: A Must for Music-Lovers

By Mary Grace Richardson, Staff Writer Stepping into the Orpheum Theater means leaving the predictable minimalism of the urban desert and unexpectedly entering something similar to a luxurious old-world arts society. Beware if you like hard-boiled and bare. Rated the Best Venue for National Acts by the Phoenix New Times, the Orpheum joined the National […]

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 […]

A New Season Is Here: Global Edition

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer For it’s a long, long while from May to December But the days grow short when you reach September And the autumn weather turns the leaves to flame And I haven’t got time for the waiting game Frank Sinatra – “September” Autumn has arrived to Thunderbird Campus and across the […]

Why Arizona?

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief “If there is, in fact, a Heaven and a Hell, all we know for sure is that Hell will be a viciously overcrowded version of Phoenix – a clean, well-lighted place full of sunshine and bromides and fast cars where almost everybody seems vaguely happy, except for the ones who know […]

Where do T-birds Go When the Semester Ends?

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer Embedded in the Thunderbird mystique is an innate desire to hit the road in search of exotic adventures across the world. Willingness and desire to cross boundaries into new cultural dimensions is what makes us T-birds and differentiates our student body from other business schools. But before we all disappear […]

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 […]