Spring Break in Phoenix

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer Spring Break is upon us. No travel plans? No Problem. Phoenix is one of the U.S. destinations for those northerners looking to escape their long, cold, snowy winters. For those native to the region, these visitors, also known as snow birds, can be considered a nuisance. With NASCAR and baseball […]

Experience Art and Culture in Phoenix

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer A visit to the museum is an experience that can open the mind to cultures, a different era in time, or perhaps an emotion that only you can feel; a sort of connection if you will. The moment I experienced all three was during the last week of my study […]

How I Plan To Honor the Legacy of Thunderbird

By Gillian Reid, Guest Writer  The end of the school year is always filled with end-of-the-year thoughts and feelings that one wants to share. We are all striving to make our final moments of the year the best of our lives, and want to live out as much of these moments as we can. As […]

Results of the Thunderbird Student Survey

By Chris Barton, Editor-in-Chief You might be thinking: “Wow! The administration seems like they know what we students want in the new building and the new space! How do they know that?! Did they read my mind? Did they read my Diary?” No, they read the report that the Student Coalition gave them. This report […]

Six Things to Do in Arizona This Spring

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By Amanda Cardini, Co-editor Spring seems to have sprung in Phoenix, with temperatures set to reach as high as 85 in the next week. Luckily, months of beautiful spring weather are what Phoenicians live for, here to remind us why we put up with triple digit temperatures in the summer. While the rest of the […]

On Change and Grief

By Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer The coiling, Seussian palm trees seen from the window of every white-brick dorm room. The Fish and the lone surviving swimming pool, which have born witness to endless revelry through the years. The Jacuzzi fountain, sitting pristine outside of the sturdy, stocky Snell building, “watering hole” for students seeking support […]

7 Past and Present Thunderbirds on the Move to Downtown Phoenix

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Compiled by Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer.  Thunderbird’s announcement to close the historical Glendale campus and move to downtown Phoenix has been met with diverse reactions by students and alumni. The move is said to provide Thunderbird with more opportunities for growth and updated technologies, but has been met with criticism by some who feel the […]

Moving Forward: Reinventing the Thunderbird Mission

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By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer This week Thunderbird announced that the campus my classmates, countless alumni before us and I have come to know and love as a home will be closed within the next year. The school is moving to Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus. The announcement has been met with a mixture […]

Death and New Life: What Survives the Move Downtown

By Chris Barton, Editor-in-Chief Thunderbird is moving downtown. Or rather, there will be a building with a Thunderbird logo on it downtown. The Thunderbird School of Global Management, as we have come to know and love it, will probably not be moving downtown. That Thunderbird will likely disappear and fade into history. Something else will […]

Lost Lake Festival Celebrates Phoenix Culture

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Two weekends ago, the creators of major music festivals Bonnaroo and Outside Lands brought a new cultural experience to the Valley. Meant to celebrate the unique qualities of Phoenician lifestyle, the event spanned three days and combined music, art, food and interactive experiences from local Phoenix vendors. The Valley has no shortage of great events […]