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The Migrant Trail in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Photo by Saulo Padillo.

The Migrant Trail: Asylum seekers and immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border

by Dr. Jodi Dueck-Read

Recently, I returned from a 75-mile walk in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. The Migrant Trail is a sacred journey of remembering those who have died in the borderlands. Over the course of the walk, I re-connected with friends with whom I have been walking for 11 years, made new connections with people from all over the United States, Canada and Mexico and felt re-energized in a space of nurturing solidarity. On the flip side, my feet developed blisters earlier than normal, my introverted nature lacked patience as the week wore on, and the reasons I walk were pounded into me when our peaceful walk was met by white resistance.

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Haneen Al-jaqobi

New year, new MSCSA faciliator!

by Haneen Al-jaqobi

My name is Haneen Al-jaqobi and I will be the facilitator for the Menno Simons College Student Association (MSCSA) this upcoming school year! I am currently a student in the final year of my degree, and hope to graduate in the spring of 2019 with a double major in Psychology and Conflict Resolution Studies

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Dr. Kirit Patel

Faculty: In their own words - Dr. Kirit Patel

Dr. Kirit Patel has been Assistant Professor of International Development Studies at MSC since 2007. 

What do you love about your work here?

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Jordan Ewart

Transformation: An MSC Grad Reflection

by Jordan Ewart (IDS '18)

Four years ago, I was swept up by the Saskatchewan prairie winds and found myself in Manitoba to pursue International Development Studies (IDS) at Menno Simons College (MSC).

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Julie Letkeman

Gratitude: An MSC Grad Reflection

by Julie Letkeman (CRS '18)

As I reflect on my time at Menno Simons College studying conflict resolution, it is proving difficult to articulate what this place means to me and how it has shaped me. It has been a season of growth, community, challenges and self-discovery, and I have been deeply impacted by my peers and professors who have been part of this learning journey.

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