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Student turns childhood passion into college major with horseback riding

Danyelle Morrow / The State News

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

Student turns childhood passion into college major with horseback riding

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

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Feature Photos Summer 2014

MSU's dirty jobs

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 ... Read more

Student band jams out for last time

The band, which has been performing shows throughout the mid-Michigan area for about three years, announced this set as the beginning of a hiatus. Read more

Rock 'N' Roll takes over day five of Common Ground

Saturday’s Common Ground lineup drew from an eclectic lineup to congregate around a classic standby ? good old rock 'n' roll.Opening the afternoon was the psych-rock outfit Chappo, a band that encapsulated the day’s lineup with a set that alternated ... Read more