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Caregiver/receiver

Caregiver/receiver

Bev Garstecki (left) help her mother Doris Repp into a coat to go to her house for Thanksgiving dinner. Doris has dementia and epilepsy and has recently moved from Pennsylvania to an assisted living home closer to her daughter in Michigan. Although they haven’t always had the best relationship, Bev is now the only family member to see Doris and take care of her on a regular basis.


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Farm Family Single

Farm Family Single

Steve Kissinger feeds two of his 13 horses a treat on his farm in Shepard, MI on Friday, September 13, 2013.

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Allyson Garstecki

Cait Smith, junior, shows off her tattoos while holding her skateboard. The tattoos on her left arm are centered around her love for music.  The astronaut is the album artwork of her favorite band “Brand New” and is an expression of how she has related to their songs. “I use their music to escape from the real world; a lot of music does that for me,” she said.

Cait Smith, junior, shows off her tattoos while holding her skateboard. The tattoos on her left arm are centered around her love for music. The astronaut is the album artwork of her favorite band “Brand New” and is an expression of how she has related to their songs. “I use their music to escape from the real world; a lot of music does that for me,” she said.

In today’s society, a bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a high school diploma, yet college students work so hard to be able to make something of themselves when they graduate.  Is all the stress, loss of sleep, and the pressure going to be worth it?  Is there even a point to all this madness?
In today’s society, a bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a high school diploma, yet college students work so hard to be able to make something of themselves when they graduate. Is all the stress, loss of sleep, and the pressure going to be worth it? Is there even a point to all this madness?

Blue glow sticks on a dark night with a long shudder create a magical feel.
Blue glow sticks on a dark night with a long shudder create a magical feel.

Abi Haggart, senior, works in the control room of the MAC TV studio where she is employed.
Abi Haggart, senior, works in the control room of the MAC TV studio where she is employed.

David Regan, senior, models his new black watch that matches his black striped tie.

David Regan, senior, models his new black watch that matches his black striped tie.

My idea of an interesting advertisement for multi-colored pumps.

Krista Feeney, senior, glances through an evergreen tree after a fresh snowfall. “I really love winter on campus because it makes the trees look pretty and my walks to class are more enjoyable”, said Feeney.

Krista Feeney, senior, glances through an evergreen tree after a fresh snowfall. “I really love winter on campus because it makes the trees look pretty and my walks to class are more enjoyable”, said Feeney.

Folding and placing Post-it notes in specific ways is a different and interesting way to view them.

Folding and placing Post-it notes in specific ways is a different and interesting way to view them.

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