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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

San Francisco: Tips and Tricks

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor A few weekends ago I took a four-day trip to the charming city of San Francisco with my two roommates, one of whom lived in SF for several years before moving to Phoenix. The city is full of fun things like trendy foods (think sushirritos- a sushi burrito), glute-burning hills, colorful […]

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 […]

Get Out of Glendale: Heard Museum Fashion Show

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor On Friday, February 1, Thunderbird’s Business of Fashion Club had its first event: a trip downtown to see the Native American Fashion Show at the Heard Museum. The event coincided perfectly with First Friday, a cultural event on Roosevelt Street in downtown Phoenix in which local art vendors set up along […]

Pesticides, Get Out of Glendale: The Organic Food Movement

By Lauren Herber, Co-editor Yesterday was the third annual celebration of the Uptown Phoenix Farmers Market. Though I’m not typically much of an organic eater due to financial reasons, I figured I’d check out the festivities since they weren’t far from where I live and I generally don’t say no to midweek pick-me-ups. Upon arrival […]

Get Out of Glendale: San Diego

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer As someone who grew up in the Midwest and spent the last four years living in Boston, I never thought I’d find the weather in Phoenix to be cold. I’m not sure if my tolerance for cold has reduced drastically or if it has something to do with the desert […]

Get Out of Glendale: Phoenix Farmers’ Markets

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer Farmers’ markets are a trend that has been growing in popularity around the country. Within the past couple of years, curiosity about what goes into the foods that we consume (and the often terrifying answers) has grown, leading to an increased awareness about the chemicals and hormones that we’ve been […]

Get Out of Glendale: Frida Kahlo Exhibit

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer Frida Kahlo has long been an artist that I admire. Her paintings are raw and poignant, and many of them showcase a side of humanity that is painful but universal. Her work puts into color the feelings associated with isolation and loneliness, and her penchant for self-portraits emphasizes the importance […]