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Stateside: COVID messaging conundrum; pandemic sports all stars; Black-led food co-op

May 6, 2021

The Michigan State University women’s golf team has won its eighth Big Ten title. Coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll talked with Stateside about what it’s been like playing amid an ongoing public health crisis.
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Today on Stateside, a look at the messaging behind Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s latest public health guidelines. Also, an athlete and coach discuss winning streaks in women’s college athletics despite the challenges of practicing amid the pandemic. Plus, a Black-led food cooperative partners with local farmers in preparation for its 2022 opening in Detroit’s North End neighborhood.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Public health vs. pandemic fatigue: The COVID vaccine messaging conundrum

Pandemic persistence: teamwork and commitment push UM Field Hockey to NCAA Semifinals

  • Clare Brush is a co-captain of the University of Michigan field hockey team.

MSU women’s golf team clinches 8th Big Ten title, advances to the NCAA Regionals

  • Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll is the coach of the Michigan State University women’s golf team.

Black-led Detroit food co-op aims to build a more resilient and just food system