Graduation Is Upon Us

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer The seasons are finally changing, Christmas time and the holidays are just around the corner and with all of this festivity comes graduation day. It is always a seminal and bittersweet time during which soon-to-be-graduates are simultaneously excited and nostalgic. In the short amount of time that I have spent […]

Sport Club Chronicle: Ruggers Go North

By David Roman, Guest Writer The Thunderbird Rugby Football Club (TRFC) convoy roared up the “hill” to Flagstaff late last Friday, October 9 a good mix of new and seasoned full-time T-bird rugby players. Off to the “Tens” tournament organized by Northern Arizona University, the Thunderbird Rugby team arrived in time for the Captain’s meeting, […]

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 […]

Follow your passion. Win the Race. Be a T-Bird.

By: Alina Buzgar, News & Features Editor On April 10, Scott Ridout (MSGM ’15, U.S.) won the 2015 El Tour Criterium State Championships in the category 4 race. Somewhere between the long hours at school he made time to follow his passion for cycling, so we sat down with him to learn more. When did you […]

“T” for Trees and Thunderbird

By: Thaedra Brondrum, Guest Writer, and Alina Buzgar, News Editor T-Birds get together and partner with administration to respond to the storm that hit our campus and destroyed many trees. On Saturday September 27, 2014, the large micro storm that swept Phoenix, Arizona caused a lot of damage to the landscape of our school. Thunderbird […]

Chocolate Affair

By: Alina Buzgar, News Editor Every February there is a Chocolate affair downtown Glendale. Say no more! You had me at “chocolate”. On January 31 – Superbowl Weekend! – a gleeful group of T-Birds joined thousands of people from all over the U.S. along with droves of Phoenix residents for a chocolate tasting bonanza.  The […]

I Am A #Tbird: Thunderbird Entrepreneur Challenge

By Tom Yu, ’14 Last weekend, many of us enjoyed a nice long break after working hard during ThunderCares. However, there were a group of T-Birds whose day had just begun. When I started at Thunderbird, I wasn’t sure who I was and what I was going to do with my journey here. I defined […]

Travis’ Progress

By Deepali Ramaiah & Janani Balu “The most important thing about recovery is to pass the message on” – Maurice Gibb. It has been little over a month now since Travis Richardson, our fellow T-bird & friend, suffered an immense injury during a Rugby Tournament in Flagstaff. Below is a look at his progress thus […]

Clubbing à la Thunderbird

For many, Friday the 13th probably holds some superstitions of some sort. Not for Thunderbirds! Last Friday saw the annual Fall Club Day happening on campus. And boy was it happening. Logistics first–most of us were probably annoyed that we didn’t have our primary venue of choice i.e. the TEC and were going to have […]