Travel ban affects plans of Horned Frogs abroad

first_imgPhoto: Bethany Tramposh/ Madrid Resistance ( Shelby Kitson Twitter ReddIt Facebook ReddIt Twitter Linkedin Website| + posts World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Linkedin Shelby Kitson TCU’s IFC gives out free hot shaves to kick-off Movember TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history printStudents studying abroad have not been able to avoid the political controversies occurring in the United States.President Donald Trump imposed a 90-day travel ban on the citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries.“We are advised not to travel to certain countries and cities during the weekend because of the religion majority,” said Elena Levy, a TCU student abroad in Madrid. “I was not allowed to travel to Morocco because of the new immigration ban and the unrest.”The ban has caused chaos for people traveling internationally since they were not prepared for what was to come.Dallas Parent, a student playing football in France, said he was given a hard time from airport security. He was not going to be able to fly to France without booking his flight to return back home because he did not have a visa. He had to come out of pocket $200 more than he had planned for.People around the world have protested against Trump and the executive order.Levy said she has received fliers from a young group of Spaniards to attend peaceful protests in one of the main plazas of Madrid.“The majority of people in Spain are aware of what’s going on in American politics,” said Elizabeth Stallard, a TCU graduate who is teaching in Spain. “They have no choice but to consume news about America because their news sources often talk about current events in the United States.”However, the students abroad said they are more concerned with what’s happening in the states.Levy said, “I do not feel worried that I will be ridiculed for where I am from, but I do wonder how things will go in America.” Shelby Kitson Shelby Kitson Previous articleNot On My Campus will not return to campusNext articleEtiquette Dinner teaches valuable skills to Chancellor’s Scholars Shelby Kitson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Fraternity and Sorority Life hires seven new hall directors to enhance safety, promote community Shelby Kitson is a senior journalism student at Texas Christian University. When she is not in the newsroom or writing stories, she enjoys spending time with family and wake boarding. SGA helps relieve student stress during finals week Shelby Kitson TCU’s innovative offense led them to victory against West Virginia Facebook Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

Russia: Northern Fleet Seagoing Minesweeper Laid Up for Damage Repair

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Russia: Northern Fleet Seagoing Minesweeper Laid Up for Damage Repair View post tag: Naval View post tag: fleet View post tag: up Seagoing minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko was laid up for repair of damages suffered at exercise, told an informed source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal.Northern Fleet (NF) seagoing minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko (Project 12660) moored at overhaul quay of Nerpa Ship Repair Plant late in Oct. During recent minesweeping exercise, the ship suffered damage – a dint with hull rupture; now Nerpa plant will have to shut it up, reported the yard’s press service. It is planned to complete all repair and recovery works in a month.NF press service did not confirm the information about Gumanenko’s serious damage. According to the fleet’s spokesman, “the ship was laid up for scheduled repair and docking”.Seagoing minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko is a flagship of NF Minesweeper Brigade.In Aug 2011 ships of a minesweeping task unit including Vladimir Gumanenko worked in Okskaya Bay, Kara Sea near Yamal Peninsula searching and disposing explosive objects remained since the Great Patriotic War.[mappress]Source: rusnavy, November 03, 2011; Industry news Russia: Northern Fleet Seagoing Minesweeper Laid Up for Damage Repair View post tag: Minesweeper View post tag: For November 3, 2011center_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: Seagoing View post tag: Damage View post tag: News by topic View post tag: repair View post tag: Laid View post tag: Northern Share this articlelast_img read more