Aztecs Show Some 'Green' Love

By H. Hughes
|  Thursday, Apr 16, 2009  |  Updated 9:49 AM PDT
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Aztecs Show Some 'Green' Love

SDSU Marketing/Communications

SDSU students are taking a global stance with events leading up to Earth Day.

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Students who sport the red and black are going green. SDSU is 'Going Green' , with plenty of fun events leading up to Earth Day 2009, starting with connecting San Diego's youth to nature.

SDSU faculty, Associated Students and the SDSU Children's Center are joining together Thursday, April 16 at 10 a.m. in the SDSU Memory Park for a tree planting ceremony to promote environmental sustainability within the college community. The ceremony officially kicks off SDSU's GreenFest. After the ceremony, students will work with children, planting rosemary seeds and connecting with "Nature in our Backyard".

Here is the schedule of events for the 3 Day Festival, GreenFest!

Wednesday, April 15: 

Bike Breakfast: Aztec Center Patio Stage at 8:30 a.m.

Green Awareness Fair: Aztec Center Walkway from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dance Competition & Recycled Art Show: Aztec Center Patio Stage at 12 p.m.

Enviro-Fashion Show: Aztec Center, Montezuma Hall at 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 16:

Green Awareness Fair: Aztec Center Walkway from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Workshops: Aztec Center, Casa Real from 10 a.m - 2 p.m.

  • Green Your Life, 10 a.m.
  • The Magic of Mushrooms, 11 a.m.
  • Self Centered: A Public Display of Meditation

Nooner Concert & Tie-Dye Extravaganza: Aztec Center Patio Stage at 12 p.m.

  • Performance by "The Hallway Ballers"
  • Bring a shirt to 'repurpose'

Film Screening - "Battleground Earth": Aztec Center, Montezuma Hall at 6 p.m.

Friday, April 17: Happening from 6 - 11 p.m.

Main Stage

  • Idle Warship: Talib Kweli, RES & Graph Nobel
  • Recycled Percussion: Rock & Hip-Hop High-Intensity Percussion
  • Zirk Ubu: Cirque Show
  • Through the Roots: Reggae Band
  • Shark Attack

Solar Stage

  • AfterSchoolSpecial: Hip-Hop Alternative
  • Divas Night Out: Drag Show
  • Rhythm & the Method
  • Silent Lune
  • Barry Biggs: Acoustic

Campanile Walk

  • Sustainable Living Roadshow
  • Conscious Carnival
  • Eco Info Zone
  • Natural Health & Healing Farmacy
  • Henna Tattoo Booth
  • Interactive Art Mural
  • Marketplace

Ticket Info for April 17th Evening Festival (tickets required):

  • Students: FREE with valid Red ID and up to 2 Guest Tickets at $10 each
  • Faculty/Staff: $5 with valid Red ID and up to 2 Guest Tickets at $10 each
  • Tickets available at the Aztec Center Ticket Office.


More information is available on the SDSU website.

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