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Sports podcast #003: Discussing mental health of collegiate athletes with Mikaela Brewer

Stanford women’s basketball guard and columnist for The Stanford Daily Mikaela Brewer joins us to talk about the different initiatives she has been a part of to help athletes deal with the stigma of mental health especially among college athletes. Freshman writer King Jemison comes on to recap the Cardinal and White Spring game that occurred over the weekend. And we end the episode with two segments: Cardinal of the Week and Games we are excited about.

Great writers, bad readers

Content warning: This article discusses rape and sexual abuse. Over winter break, I picked up JM Coetzee’s “Late Essays” in a San Francisco bookstore. In it I encountered one of two misreadings by authors — male writers I adore — that gently sidestepped what seemed to me to be glaring depictions of sexual assault. Coetzee’s first review…