Student Profile: The Dreamer: From Africa to New Paltz

Amadu Barrie was born in Sierra Leone during a time of civil war and hardship. He and his family traveled by foot from Sierra Leone to a safer Guinea and eventually to America in order to start a new life. All the while, Amadu’s mother and father emphasized the importance of education to him.

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Student Profile: The Musician

Thu Nov 18 , 2010
Listening to a blues legend play guitar is one thing, but having actually jammed with one in the middle of New York City is another. Some say that “The Blues is a Bug”, and sitting in his basement surrounded by guitars, drum kits, and amplifiers, SUNY New Paltz “blues sick” […]