Migration Lens: Alieu, political scientist from The Gambia 

Rebecca Bacon Ehlers The first time I met Alieu Sanneh, he had just finished a full day of classes and taken the commuter rail out to the suburbs to meet us, but he arrived with the demeanor of someone who’d just finished a cup of coffee and was ready to start the day.  As I’ve…

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Feature: Migration Lens

Marina Murayama Nir Mila, Samantha, and Stephanie moved to the U.S. via Quito, Ecuador and Tijuana, Mexico in 2012 to pursue undergraduate studies in music performance. Mila (viola) and Samantha (cello) came to Western Illinois University as part of the International String Quartet residency program. Samantha found out about the quartet scholarship through her sister,…

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