Spring Cleaning: Clear your schedules!

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Blue Gold Screening this week! Be sure to check out our promo booth tomorrow afternoon in front of the Multicultural Center (near LA-5). The screening will be held this Friday, March 18th at 6 PM at the USU Beach Auditorium (1st Floor of the Student Union). Admission and food will be free. Donations are encouraged and will help fund large-scale, philanthropic events hosted by ISSA at the end of this semester, as well as next year.

For those who missed out on last week’s meeting, Dr. Elizabeth Philapose gave an extremely informative lecture on gender-based wage gaps in honor of International Women’s Day.

Also, your questions for the factory workers at Alta Gracia in Dominican Republic have been answered! Here is their video response and a brief clip of their story:

Come join us at tomorrow’s meeting at 5:00 PM, SSPA Room 107 to help us decorate posters for our upcoming Tappy Hours! Bring all of your art tools – markers, scissors, tape, and more! See ya’ll tomorrow!

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Also … in response to the recent earthquake + tsunami crisis in Japan, all of our hearts and prayers go out to those who have been affected. There are many organizations that are accepting your donations to help the victims in Japan. Here are a few organizations you may want to consider lending a hand to:

UNICEF USA
Red Cross
Global Giving
Save the Children

Blue Gold Anticipation

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Last Tuesday, March 1st, ISSA held a pre-screening of the documentary, Blue Gold: World Water Wars. On Friday, March 18th, it will be the film ISSA focuses on at our much anticipated film screening and discussion panel. The documentary was shown for officers and members to better understand the material and message we will be promoting to our university community, as well as all other friends of ISSA planning to attend. Blue Gold addresses world water issues and cautions its audience of the repercussions that the world will soon face if citizens don’t hold their governments and large corporations accountable for poor decision-making concerning our water. It holds a powerful message that ISSA will be proud to back up once March 18th rolls around.

Relating to our Blue Gold event, officers and members alike joined preparation committees and were given their responsibilities that will make the film screening and discussion panel successful. To get more information about the event, please click here.

In other news, ISSA and the rest of the world have been watching the revolutionary wave in North Africa and Southwest Asia unfold for the past very few weeks. An awesome opportunity to better understand the situation will be available to us next week in our student union. Don’t miss this!

Til next week, ISSA…