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text By Daniel Joseph The blogger is a CCI senior with a passion for economics. President Donald Trump shocked Congress, the markets and much of the world last week when he announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Specifically, he called for a 25 percent tariff on all steel imports and 10 percent on all aluminum imports. On Thursday, March...

Frantz By Morgan Frantz Frantz is a senior Communication Studies major and an adventurer in search of adrenaline. In the film Jurassic Park, one of the most memorable scenes for me is when Dr. Alan Grant directs an archaeological excavation of a velociraptor. Grant was working with new and old technologies, clothes dirty from sweat and Montana soil. The...

Kiana Western wall By Kiana Duncan Duncan, a senior journalism major, filed her final blog from her semester at Kent State Prague (and beyond). Two days before I left on a solo trip for Israel, President Trump announced  that he would move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, essentially declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel. This announcement sent the...

Kiana by Kiana Duncan When difficult, tragic or controversial news breaks in America, how does it feel to be a student abroad -- especially when new peers look to you to explain your country? CCI senior Kiana Duncan, now finishing her semester abroad at Anglo-American University in Prague, offers her perspective. This semester, another mass shooting in...

Kiana sitting By Kiana Duncan The writer is a senior journalism student who has had the benefit of the CCI Semester in Florence (fall 2016) and is now completing a semester on her own in Prague as part of the Kent State-Anglo American University partnership. A few friends and I were looking for a budget weekend trip, so we booked two days in Krakow, Poland....

Kiana standing By Kiana Duncan The writer is a senior journalism student who has had the benefit of the CCI Semester in Florence (fall 2016) and is now studying abroad on her own in Prague as part of the CCI-Anglo American University partnership. She will blog periodically from Prague for CCI Global. I was extremely excited for a solo weekend in Berlin. I’d...

Kiana in Abroad By Kiana Duncan The writer is a senior journalism student who has had the benefit of the CCI Semester in Florence (fall 2016) and is now studying abroad on her own in Prague as part of the CCI-Anglo American University partnership. She will blog periodically from Prague for CCI Global. I was on the metro in Prague riding back from a class when I...

Michael standing By Michael Gallagher The blogger is a junior Global Communication major who has previously studied abroad for two weeks in 2016 at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. It is hard to believe that the first month of my semester abroad has finished.  Only a month ago I was being dropped off at O’Hare International Airport, where my parents...

Kiana drinking coffee By Kiana Duncan The writer is a senior journalism student who has had the benefit of the CCI Semester in Florence (fall 2016) and is now studying abroad on her own in Prague as part of the CCI-Anglo American University partnership. She will blog periodically from Prague for CCI Global. Last summer before my semester in Prague began, I spent some...

Kiana holding a latte By Kiana Duncan The writer is a senior journalism student who has had the benefit of the CCI Semester in Florence (fall 2016) and is now studying abroad on her own in Prague as part of the CCI-Anglo American University partnership. She will blog periodically from Prague for CCI Global. The longer I stay in Prague by myself, the less I can compare...