Adventures in Translation

By Chris Barton, Co-Editor; and Brian Adams, Guest Writer Over winter break, I took a trip down to Costa Rica to explore buying a trout farm in the mountains and setting up a Sustainability Education Center. I was working with locals and ex-pats, landowners and businesspeople. It was my first real international business experience, and […]

¿What Do You Mean?: Spanish Slang Around the World

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer Whenever a person is learning a new language or traveling, there is always a desire to learn about the slang of this other new place. These are the words that are not formal; the common language that people on the street speak. These are the terms that are often metaphorical, playful, […]

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 […]