A Small World After All: Looking Back on Regional Night

by Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer   Just a few weeks ago, the usually-quiet Thunderbird campus saw a brief and shining return to its former glory. In anticipation of the impending campus move, alumni of all ages flocked home from all corners of the world to roost one last time at this pastoral slice of Glendale. […]

What’s So Special About Thunderbird?

By Bryce Bower, Co-Editor Let me tell you. During the first week of Foundations, one of my classmates from South Sudan said something I will never forget. He likened our campus to a small UN. People from dozens of countries all around the world come together in one place. We work together, study together, eat […]

Good All Over: The Upcoming Show that Unveils the Good

By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer Ever get tired of seeing tales of heartbreak, tragedy, and violence across the television? Are you ever curious about what people across continents are doing to show humanity for one another? Are you wondering where all the good people are in the world? Then, look no further than Good All […]

On Gun Control: How the World is Setting Examples for Us to Follow

by Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer The past few weeks in the United States have been deeply troubling. On Feb. 14, yet another school shooting devastated the lives of unsuspecting children, turning their classrooms into a battlefield as over a dozen students and staff members were murdered in a place that is supposed to be safe […]

A World Without Gun Violence

By Youfeng (Gloria) Pan, Staff Writer Dear Granddaughter, I am scared to imagine the world you are going to live in 30 to 50 years from now. On November 5, 2017, a mass shooting happened at a small church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing over 25 people and an unborn child.  At least 20 people were […]

Countries Are What They Eat: A Statistical Adventure

By Aaron Rockwell, Staff Writer The gods have blessed me with a ‘gutter palate.’ If they could make a tasteless, perfectly nutritional milkshake, I would drink it for every meal. So when I came across how the United Nations statistics team creates a dataset of ‘what countries are eating,’ I bit into it. Beyond the […]

New Immersion Program for MAGAMs in Emerging Markets

By Marissa Burkett, Guest Writer In the coming months, Thunderbird will be expanding its applied learning global immersion programs to include a new TEM Lab-style consulting practicum aimed at the Masters of Arts in Global Affairs & Management (MAGAM) students. The program will be led by Professor Tom Hunsaker and will build upon the success […]

TEMBA Bazaar Fall ’15

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Twinkling lights and tables adorned with photos of past TEM Lab teams revived the “old pub” for an evening of catching up over dinner and giving students an opportunity to participate in learning activities at the culture clubs’ tables. The Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) bazaar, which is held each trimester, concluded […]

Around the World in Six Summer Interns

by Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Congratulations to our fellow students who are currently spending their summer interning with companies around the world. Here are a few of them! You can find their stories posted on the CMC Facebook page as well. Look out for more articles about their stories right here at DasTor.   Keith Blincoe […]

I Am A #Tbird: Thunderbird Entrepreneur Challenge

By Tom Yu, ’14 Last weekend, many of us enjoyed a nice long break after working hard during ThunderCares. However, there were a group of T-Birds whose day had just begun. When I started at Thunderbird, I wasn’t sure who I was and what I was going to do with my journey here. I defined […]