What I Learned From Rugby

by Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer   I was never much for team sports. Volleyball, softball, basketball, and competitive swimming all courted me, and one by one they had their hearts broken. By the time I came to Thunderbird, I had long given up on the idea that I would be part of a team sport—until […]

The Rise of eSports

By Bryce Bower, Co-editor My journey with video games started on my dad’s computer — the Windows ’95 operating system. Math Blaster, Richard Scarry’s Busytown, and Buzzy the Knowledge Bug were my first voyages into the electronic world. As I grew older, the games I played grew with me and increased in difficulty and complexity. […]

Thunderbird Rugby Starts Strong at Flagstaff Tens

Brush up on your Rugby Vocabulary! Pitch: The playing field. Forward: Bruisers. Forwards take part in heavily physical events in a game such as scrums and lineouts. Back: Speedsters. Backs are generally fast runners who focus on throwing and completing different plays. Try: A touchdown—successfully bringing the ball to the end of the pitch and […]

The Soccer Dilemma of All Time

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer Last year, my colleague Nash Wills wrote an article about the soccer club at Thunderbird. The incumbent president and captain of the Thunderbird Futbol Club, Tomas Thomas, mentioned a year ago that “since fútbol (soccer) is the international language, it serves as another medium of communication and bonding between T-birds […]

The Greatest Show on Grass

The Waste Management Phoenix Open calls itself “The Greatest Show on Grass” but I’ve heard at least two more appropriate nomenclatures circulating. The WM Phoenix Open, the 14th stop on the PGA tour, is also penned the “Greenest show on Grass”, for its dedication to recycling, and the “Trashiest golf tournament in America” (a literal […]

Why the Masters are Great

The Masters is a confusing event to explain as a four-day excuse to not see a single friend on the Thunderbird campus. “It’s a golf tournament,” I say. The confused stares are usually followed with a follow question. “But, why?” “It’s just the best. You should see the grass.” I’ll admit that to the person […]

Club Day Preview

Interested in a specific business field? Or in a particular activity? Looking for ways to relax or for ways to improve your professional skills? Want to keep yourself updated about the various activities around campus? Then make sure to attend Club Day this Friday, and sign up for the ones that best suit your interests! […]