The Once In A Lifetime Debate

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The “Once in a Lifetime Debate” took place for the second time on Thursday, April 21st at the Thunderbird Pub. T-Birds enthusiastically cheered on and engaged in this exciting and fun atmosphere as Faduma-Dhool Mohamed (MAGAM ’17, Kenya) and Yuya Ota (MBA ’16, Japan), dressed in their rich cultural attires, […]

Holi Colors the World

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer On March 19, T-Birds walked into the Rugby Field to celebrate the festival of colors organized by the India Subcontinent Club (ISCC). Students wore white outfits, applied rainbow colors on each other and splashed water while dancing to casual Bollywood music. This was followed by all of us devouring “samosas”, […]

ThunderCares: T-birds Volunteer

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Over the past few weekends, T-Birds were occupied giving back to the community as a part of ThunderCares. ThunderCares is an initiative that encourages T-Birds to participate in community service activities in the greater Phoenix area. I spoke to Walter M. Arias (MA Candidate ’17, US), who organized the event, […]

Trivia Nights Reloaded!

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer T-Birds streamed into the Pub at Thunderbird the last two weeks for Trivia Nights – each hosted by our very own accounting and marketing professors: Graeme Rankine and Seigyoung Auh! Kevin Roos (MGM ’16, US) and Patrick Shields (MAGAM ’17, US) came up with the idea of hosting the event with […]

Regional Night: The Silk Road

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The first Regional Night of the Spring 2016 semester was held on Saturday, February 20. T-birds and guests walked into the TEC to witness and experience foreign cuisines, music, dances and plays. After an extravagant dinner, performances were hosted by Gabrielle Gueye (MAGAM ’17, US) and Harry Gkornean (MGM ’16, Liberia), […]

AD WARS VIII

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer After the excitement of the Super Bowl, T-Birds and WP Carey students walked into the Yount Auditorium on Thursday for AD WARS VIII. AD WARS is a session conducted by Prof. Rick Baer to help students critique the ads showcased during the Super Bowl. This session has been taught by him […]

Focus Groups

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer For the Global Customer Insights class taught by Prof. Sainam this Spring 2016, students were required to form focus groups in order to better understand the concept of exploratory market research. Students divided into five focus groups and many T-birds were a part of these sessions which provided insights  from a customer’s perspective. […]

Arizona State Fair

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer A crowd filled with excitement. Colorful lighting and decorations. Nervous screams from the rides. Children asking their parents to win them stuffed toys. Parents desperately trying to win the biggest prize to make their children happy. Aroma of freshly cooked meat and funnel cakes. Groups of laughing friends. This is […]

Sun Creek Food Club

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The aroma of delicious food pervaded the entire house as we walked into our first Sun Creek event. We excitedly ran to the kitchen to see what was being cooked for dinner. The sounds of music, chatter and laughter filled the hallway in the meantime. When delicious dinner was served, […]

Alumni Interview: Mohit Mehta

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Mohit Mehta is a T-Bird working as the Director of the Research division at Dinan & Co. He completed his undergraduate degree in Economics from W.P. Carey School of Business in 2004. While at ASU, he cultivated an interest in international business due to his coursework, interactions with professors, projects […]