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Hardebeck reflects on national title win

Freshman Krista Hardebeck debuted as the Cardinal’s No. 3 singles player this season for the women’s tennis team and made an instant impact, rising to as high as No. 14 in the national rankings. But she saved her biggest win for last, bouncing back from a 1-6, 1-5 deficit in the deciding match of the national semifinal against Florida to send Stanford to the finals. She spoke with The Daily about her freshman season and about winning the team national championship.

Q&A with Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson, Associate Professor of English, recently won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel “The Orphan Master’s Son.” The work focuses on a fictional character who initially works for and then falls victim to the North Korean state, and it was described as “an exquisitely crafted novel” by the Pulitzer committee. The Daily sat down with Johnson to discuss his work at Stanford, his novel and the experience of winning a Pulitzer Prize.