A Tour of the Club World

By Mary Richardson, Staff Writer   Historically, clubs have been a major driver of the Thunderbird Mystique, the intangible spirit, mindset, and curiosity of the students. Those who attended Club Day on Sept. 9 had a sampling of these qualities, and with each table’s unique touches, clubs gave students a snapshot of all the different […]

Walk like an Egyptian: the Arab American Festival

By, Rick Beitman You might walk like an Egyptian, sing like an Iraqi, dance like the Lebanese, eat like a Jordanian, smoke like a Qatari, or enjoy all things Middle Eastern at the Arab American Festival. – The local event took place in Uptown Phoenix at Steele Indian School Park October 18-19 from 4:00 PM […]

Emerging Markets Bazaar

Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) organized an Emerging Bazaar on Thursday April 24th. It was an informational event with teams from different countries of the world showcasing the ‘attractiveness’ of their market. Few clubs had an extensive research document about the market condition in their country while few others had excellent speakers describing the […]

Regional Night

It was another bumping Saturday night in the TEC for this trimester’s last regional night, celebrating the European, Middle Eastern and African cultures.  The event tent filled early, as usual, with some varied and delicious dishes waiting for us (and, of course, the free beer). After polishing off my second plate, and leaving little room […]

A Global Village in the TEC

New students, when I say Regional Night, what do you think of? Saturday night blew those preconceived notions out of the water! Our first EMEA Regional Night brought together the European Business and Culture Club, the Middle East North Africa Club, and the African Business Clubs in an event full of delicious food, lively cultural […]

The Weekly Substandard: A Good Jack Makes a Good Jill

Jack: Durex is introducing condom delivery in Dubai. Before we gorge ourselves in hearty business analysis, we should set some boundaries. In order to establish credibility and maintain a respectable level of maturity, we should refrain from making any more than one sexual innuendo, euphemism or pun throughout this dialogue. That being said, let’s bone […]

Regional Night Returns

Barely two weeks after a very successful Americas Regional Night, the Thunderbird community gathered together to experience the sequel, this time traveling (in mind) to the center of the map – Middle East, Europe and Africa. Gary Napadov and Djoudie Etoundi, as hosts for the night, invited Amy Scerra and Wynona Heim to talk briefly […]

Middle East, Africa and European Regional Night….

With bagpipes and impromptu dances by Anirban and Jessica, the Europe, Africa and Middle East regional night was off to an amazing start. Students enjoyed samples of meals from the Middle East and Africa and premium European beer, as they were entertained with energetic African drumming and a performance by the African group, choreographed by […]