Merger Mania: State of Our School

By Emma Livingston, Co-editor I want to start a conversation at Thunderbird about our vision for this school’s future. For the next few weeks, I will be writing a series of articles about what we value in the school, what people are worried about, and where we would like to see Thunderbird five, twenty, fifty […]

Merger Mania: ASU Student Benefits

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor As part of Arizona State University (ASU), Thunderbirds now have access to many new benefits. Here are some new benefits you can access with your Sun Card. Sun Devil Fitness Complexes Many students have already taken advantage of the new gym access on West campus. While current students still have a […]

Merger Mania: Student Town Hall Report

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor In an effort to become more involved in the merger, students have vocalized their need to communicate more with the administration and become a part of the discussions about the changes and future of Thunderbird. Throughout the week, students were asked to submit questions for the town hall meeting and were […]

Merger Mania: Student Town Hall this Friday

This column is dedicated to the thoughts of students as the Arizona State University merger progresses. By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor On Friday, October 2, Dr. Morrison is hosting a Student Town Hall in Yount 100 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Several questions have been submitted for the meeting and students are working together with […]

TSG to Outsource Student Government to ASU*

By Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer ATTENTION: Satire article. Reader discretion is advised. According to fictional sources familiar with the matter, Thunderbird Student Government (TSG) has decided to outsource its student governing duties to Arizona State University (ASU). Citing the difficulty of dealing with an increasingly rowdy student body, the demands of their schoolwork, and the […]

Parking Town Hall Showcases Student Frustration

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor Thunderbird students and staff attended a “Town Hall” meeting on September 22nd led by Melinda Alonzo, Director of Arizona State University (ASU) Parking and Transit Services, to answer questions about the new parking fees coming into effect on the Thunderbird campus October 5th. The team from ASU PTS had prepared a […]

Merger Mania: Changes at Home

This column is dedicated to the thoughts of students as the Arizona State University merger progresses. By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Note from the author: I had originally elected to remain anonymous but have since changed my mind. I am very proud of Thunderbird and hope that this small voice is heard. I was a Thunderbird before I […]

Prohibition is Good for You

A Sad Rot Special By: Al Capone Nothing flies faster than a rumor, and the recent merger between ASU and Thunderbird has engendered its fair share of unsubstantiated news. One subject that has generated controversy is alcohol—specifically, whether ASU’s vaunted all-dry-all-the-time policy will apply to Thunderbird. Word on the street is that it will. Opponents […]

Thunderbird Changes Admissions Requirements

An Exposé by Jessica Knutzon, Features Editor, and Marissa Burkett, Staff Writer Students who have been closely watching the new program information on the Thunderbird website noticed a change to the admission requirements for new students. New Master of Global Management (MGM)  students will be required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or […]

The Sun Devil Mystique

By, Rick Beitman After a number of tumultuous fiscal years and the future uncertain for Thunderbird School of Global Management, many have waited with bated breath as to what the impending merger with Arizona State University would spell for the Glendale institution. Students finally got much awaited answers to their questions on Friday, October 4, […]