Laura Herman devotes a great deal of her spare time to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan, a cause that is near to her heart in more ways than one.
Whether it is hormones in beef and preservatives in bacon, or pesticides and genetically modified foods, Stuart Smyth wants to be part of the conversation.
One of Carla Orosz’s favourite pastimes is to listen to audience reactions during a play or linger in the lobby after a theatre production, eavesdropping on people’s conversations.
On April 13, the Government of Canada announced that a new Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship will be named after Margaret Brooke, a Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Sister decorated for gallantry in combat during the Second World War.
A lot of people know Jack Saddleback. They know he is a Cree man studying sociology. They know he is a two-spirit, transgender gay man. And as of March 26, they know he will be the new University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union (USSU) president. But there is more to Saddleback than that.
Members of the U of S campus community are mourning the passing of David Kaplan, professor emeritus of music and a cultural leader in the city and province. He was 91.
Aside from staying inside her own lane, competitive hurdler Muriel Gieni has an interesting strategy for ensuring she does not fall during a competition: she just doesn’t.
Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum is a passionate woman. She is passionate about the land but does not describe herself as an environmentalist. She is passionate about correcting the wrongs of the past that have disadvantaged Canada’s Indigenous people but she never calls herself an activist. Most of all though, she is passionate about education, and life-long learner is a description that fits her to a tee.
Peter MacKinnon returned to the U of S campus Jan. 20 to launch his book University Leadership and Public Policy in the Twenty- First Century: A President’s Perspective, an insider’s look at what one writer quoted in his book described as “the hardest job in modern society.”
The salutations are personal—Marguerite, Dear F., My own beloved, Dear Mentor/Tormentor, Dear loving Spirit—and they mark the start of the often touching, sometimes poignant and occasionally surprising letters brought together in a new book entitled Where the Nights are Twice as Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets.