Crisis in Venezuela

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer The crafting and execution of foreign policy is not an easy gig. In the United States, the actions of the current and previous two Presidents certainly speak to the complexities of international relations. And where these leaders’ intentions may have been noble, the realities of war and diplomacy have no […]

Tensions Rise in Venezuela

By Lara Cornelius, Staff Writer Yesterday in Venezuela, opposition groups took part in anti-government protests across the country and at least three people, now numbering 7, were killed, and more than 50 people were injured. National Guard troops and militias used rubber bullets and tear gas against thousands of people. These protests involved crowds of […]

Birds of Feather Flock Together: Part 2

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Part II: Global Family The Brotherhood Carlos opened a GoFundMe account and turned to a group of people he has grown close to during his year at Thunderbird – the rugby team. It is the oldest tradition at Thunderbird. For decades a strong relationship between students and alumni has withstood the […]

Birds of Feather Flock Together: Part 1

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Part I: The Venezuelan Crisis Hits Home It is 1999, you are ten years old and there is a new president in your country. The government shifts to socialism and by the mid-2000s, your country takes a turn for the worst. Today, the repercussions of these changes make your life unimaginably […]

Venezuela Protests

By now, most of the world has heard that protests are occurring in Venezuela at this moment. Many who follow the news daily may be up to date on the causes, current events, and what the protests may spell for Venezuela’s future. Many may not. I was approached by a current Thunderbird student, Fabian Gutierrez, […]