El Día de los Muertos

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer On Sunday, October 25, I attended Phoenix’s fourth annual Día de los Muertos festival. The event, which took place in Steele Indian School Park, featured live music and dancing, food, art, face painting, and much more. The festival was full of families celebrating this aspect of Mexican culture. El Día […]

A Trip through Latin American Rock & Roll

By Jake Strickler, Staff Writer In 1965, a no-hit-wonder from Alabama named Gary Sanders released a song called “Ain’t No Beatle.” In it, he decries the US popularity of British Invasion bands – specifically the Beatles and the Rolling Stones – when the musicians and styles that these groups emulated or copied outright were distinctly […]

Let’s Party Like It’s the Last Regional Night

By: Alina Buzgar, News & Features Editor T-Birds had a fabulous party last Saturday at the last Regional Night of the semester. The theme of the night was “Let’s Party” and so we did! Transatlantic Regional night featured food, dances, and music representative of Latin America, Africa, and Europe. And there were no dissapointments as T-Birds […]

Thundercitos Continue Argentine Immersion on Campus

By Tiffany Law ’13 During the summer 2012 term at Thunderbird, a group of students attended the Thunderbird Summer Language Abroad Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They would forever be known under a title passed down from each group to the next: The Thundercitos. So began a wonderful adventure in language and culture with the […]

Brazilian Consulting Firm CEO Speaks to Students at Thunderbird

By Matt Serafin, MS ’12 Thunderbird students had the opportunity on Sept. 14, 2012, to see Dr. Daniel Motta, CEO of Brazilian Management Institute, a leading Brazilian niche consulting firm. Dr. Motta and BMI are global business partners both of Thunderbird as well as MIT, and they work all over Latin America including with well […]