Student groups hosting Earth Week, promoting eco-friendly behavior

MILWAUKEE (April 16, 2013) – Students for an Environmentally Active Campus and Marquette University Student Government are hosting Earth Week, an entire week of eco-friendly related events. The week of activities kicks off on Earth Day, Monday April 22 and will continue through April 26.

On Monday a Clothing Swap will take place on the second floor of the Alumni Memorial Union from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. A Sustainable Living Fair will also take place on Monday in the MU Dental School from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Venders and booths will be provided by the Dental Students for Sustainability. On Tuesday, April 23 a pedal powered movie will take place on Schroeder Field at 8 p.m. The movie “Despicable Me” will be powered solely by bikes courtesy of the Marquette University Cycling Club. In addition the movie, there will be a speaker from the Wisconsin Humane Society to discuss bat population in the state of Wisconsin.

On Wednesday, stop by Central Mall from 4:30-5:30 p.m. to tie dye a free Earth Week t-shirt and listen to Dr. McGee Young speak on water preservation. Other activities include free outdoor yoga on Schroder Field from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 24. On Friday, April 25, there will be tree planting, poetry reading and a tree walk behind the Lalumiere Academic Building.

Don’t miss out on all of this environmental excitement! The events are free, no ticket required, and open to all Marquette students.

For more information on MUSG’s news and events, visit musg.mu.edu or the MUSG office, AMU 133. For additional updates, like MUSG on Facebook and follow MUSG on Twitter.

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