Halloween – A Holiday Lost in Foreign Culture?

Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October every year. There are various histories for the holiday and according to a famous one, it is the last day of Celtic year. Costume parties, trick-or-treat, pumpkin carving, and playing pranks are some of the typical ways in which the day is celebrated. However, international T-Birds have […]

Eggs, Pastels, and Bunnies… Oh My!

By Nicole Johnson What is this intoxicating holiday of pastels, deviled eggs and chocolate bunnies that we Americans call “Easter”? Easter is more than just an excuse to eat ham and go on an Easter egg hunt; in fact, Easter marks the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Calvary […]

St. Patrick’s Day 2013

When most Americans think of March, they immediately think of St. Patrick’s Day. Friends decide which bars they are going to day drink at, pubs begin to stock up on Guinness and Irish whiskey, and girls decide what article of green clothing they choose to wear this year. What most people don’t think about, however, […]

TSG’s Donate for a Cause

By Nicole Johnson As the trimester winds down, while students are graduating or preparing for a module abroad, you may find yourself wondering what to do with all of the “stuff” that you have accumulated while at Thunderbird. Thunderbird Student Government is hosting a Donations Drive, with the bulk of donations going to the International […]