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Pizza Social

Come celebrate ASPA’s 40th year of service and commitment to the administrative and supervisory personnel at the University of Saskatchewan.

Where: U of S Education 1005 (Students Lounge)

When: Thursday March 22nd 11:45am – 1:00pm

Door prizes include Amazon gift cards.  Enter to win by “following ” the ASPA website at aspasask.ca .  Please be sure to select your ticket based on your preference for Variety topping, Gluten Free, or Vegan options.  Representatives from The Office of Sustainability and Student Wellness will be on hand to answer members questions.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aspa-40th-anniversary-monthly-pizza-social-registration-44058837168

 

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The Importance of a Union – an ASPA members reflection

Grapes of Wrath

The bitter cold over the holiday season kept our family housebound and made our traditional Disney viewing experience start to wear thin. Yearning for something more, we settled on the idea of a black and white themed movie night. As a dad, this was a double win… we get away from the predictable Disney staples and give the brood a chance to experience good storytelling and interesting characters, free of CGI. After To Kill a Mockingbird, we opted for The Grapes of Wrath. A critically acclaimed and somewhat controversial film, it brought to light the harrowing experience of migrant and poor workers during the great depression. The film features the multi-generational Joad family; tenant farmers struggling through the drought and economic hardship of Oklahoma in the ‘20’s. The film opens with a young man returning home to find his family evicted. Forced to seek a new life elsewhere, the film follows them on the agonizing journey to California with the promise of jobs and good fortune.

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