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  • MSU's dirty jobs

    Posted 07/22/14 10:52pm

    Despite the growing role laboratory research plays at MSU, not all jobs at the university involve lab coats and sterile tabletops. To keep campus running and advance agricultural education, MSU still has its fair share of employees who get down and dirty in their work. More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Dansville, Mich., resident Steve Simpson rinses out a food waste bin with a power washer July 22, 2014, at MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center. Food waste from the campus dining halls is collected and moved to an anaerobic digester, where it is broken down into biogas. Corey Damocles/The State News More »


  • Dirty Jobs

    Posted 7 hours ago

    Material Recovery Facility employee Steve Simpson empties 13 65-gallon trash cans full of food waste from two cafeterias before cleaning the cans with a heated pressure washer. More »


  • Student turns childhood passion into college major with horseback riding

    Posted 18 hours ago

    At the age of 6, veterinary technology junior Caraline DeWitt instantly fell in love with horseback riding the minute she set foot in the stables of Nottingham Equestrian Center in East Lansing More »


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  • MSU Ag Expo 7/23/14

    Posted 9 hours ago

    Blissfield, Mich., resident Ethan Vergote, 7, plays with a miniature tractor during the MSU Ag Expo on July 23, 2014, on Mount Hope Road near Lot 89. There were more than 200 exhibitors at this year’s Ag Expo. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Red Cedar River Cleanup 7/23/14

    Posted 9 hours ago

    Lansing resident Dan Briones retrieves a bicycle from the river July 23, 2014, in the Red Cedar River behind Bessey Hall. The Red Cedar Cleanup Crew cleaned the river from Bogue Street to the Spartan Statue. Corey Damocles/The State News More »



  • MSU Community Music School plays host to young performer summer camp

    Posted 14 hours ago

    Music education senior and instructor at the camp Liz James was given the task of teaching the campers choreography to the song they have been learning throughout the duration of the camp. More »


  • MSU Ag Expo 7/23/14

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  • Red Cedar River Cleanup 7/23/14

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  • Posted 9 hours ago

    The newborn eastern bongo dear wanders around its enclosure on July 22, 2014, at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing. The bongo is the third calf to be born at Potter Park Zoo. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News. More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Norwich, Ontario, Canada, resident Chris Skalkos displays a wood cutting machine during the MSU Ag Expo on July 23, 2014, on Mount Hope Rd near Lot 89. There were over 200 exhibitors at this year's Ag Expo. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Grand Blanc, Mich., resident Ron Roberts watches a demonstration during the MSU Ag Expo on July 23, 2014, on Mount Hope Road near Lot 89. There were over 200 exhibitors at this year's Ag Expo. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Fergus, Ontario, Canada, resident Luke Dehaan sets up his station during the MSU Ag Expo on July 23, 2014, on Mount Hope Road near Lot 89. There were more than 200 exhibitors at this year's Ag Expo. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Durand, Mich., resident Terry Slieff asks a question to representative Jon Peters during the MSU Ag Expo on July 23, 2014 on July 23, 2014, on Mount Hope Road near Lot 89. More than 200 exhibitors attended the expo this year. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Ypsilanti, Mich., resident Alexis Pleasent, 10, practices for a performance on July 23, 2014 at the MSU Community Music School. The campers come to the MSU Community Music School several days a week and practice musical theatre skills. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Veterinary tech junior Caraline DeWitt rides Bummer, a rescued racehorse, during a lesson with head trainer and owner Cheryl Connell-Marsh on July 22, 2014, at Nottingham Equestrian Center. MSU alumna Connell-Marsh has owned the center since 1987. Danyelle Morrow/The State News More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Veterinary tech junior Caraline DeWitt rides Bummer, a rescued racehorse, during a lesson with head trainer and owner Cheryl Connell-Marsh on July 22, 2014, at Nottingham Equestrian Center. DeWitt has been riding at the equestrian center for 14 years. Danyelle Morrow/The State News More »


  • Posted 9 hours ago

    Veterinary tech junior Caraline DeWitt rides Bummer, a rescued racehorse, during a lesson with head trainer and owner Cheryl Connell-Marsh on July 22, 2014, at Nottingham Equestrian Center. DeWitt has been taking lessons at the center for 14 years. Danyelle Morrow/The State News More »





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