Networking: Moving Beyond the Usual Suspects

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer When the Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy proposed the ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ in 1929– the theory that any one on the planet can be connected with another through a chain of intermediaries of not more than 5, little did he know that the theory would be one of the reasons why […]

The Madrid Module: Tapas, Travel and Thunderbird

By Abdul Basith, ’14 Cobble-stoned streets, brightly painted buildings with wrought iron balconies, restaurants with tables spilling onto the streets. This is a typical sight in Madrid where I have been relishing local food, visiting must-see places and admiring the architecture for the last three weeks. Getting by without Spanish can be hard but living with a Spanish family, in a bid to go from just ‘Hola’ and ‘Gracias’ to […]

From the Archives… Carl Sauer

By Shannon Walker Upon his departure from his Presidential post in 1953, President Juliber proclaimed Carl Sauer “as the most qualified man to fill this position.” Dr. Carl Sauer had worked at AIFT in various administrative capacities, (initially as assistant to President Schurz) since 1950. As President, Dr. Sauer sought to build the financial and […]

Why It’s Time for the Gasoline Engine to Bid Adieu

By Ajay Viswanathan’12 It almost seems as though public transportation and electric vehicles in the United States faced similar battles at different points in time;the petroleum companies cartel pushed for development of the famed US highway system which encouraged consumers to buy more cars and spend more on gasoline while the electric vehicles are facing stiff […]