For a class assignment calling for students to create an “action plan,” Michelle Lee and her group chose to focus on the environmental side of social justice by taking a look at plastic bags and how they effect the environment. This is how the current petition to ban plastic bags in Saskatoon began.
In the last decade, the University of Saskatchewan has undergone massive growth. Now, university administrators feel it is time for the focus to shift to the core of the campus where renewal is sorely needed. The RenewUS project is intended to revive some of the centrally located buildings on campus that see a high volume of traffic.