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Super First Tuesday: 53 chapters, 20+ countries

Prospective students joined Thunderbird alumni at 53 chapter events in more than 20 countries during Super First Tuesday in March 2014. The annual tradition, which started in 2006, gives prospective students and working professionals a chance to learn more about the Thunderbird mystique from the people who keep it alive. “That taste of the amazing Thunderbird network is a powerful selling point,” said Rebecca Henriksen, Thunderbird’s Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services Management.

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A decade of Thunderbird weddings

>> View the Thunderbird Wedding Album with more than 120 photos on Flickr.

By Gbemi Disu ’06

I cannot pinpoint the moment when the inspiration for this article surfaced. It could have been when I found a shoebox under my bed spilling over with a plethora of invitations or it could have been when I received the third copy of the movie “27 Dresses” from yet another friend of mine.  Either way, I guess it doesn’t matter. I have finally come to the realization: “My name is Gbemi Disu, and I am addicted to weddings.”

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