Student Campaign Hopes To Cut Down On Distracted Driving, Football Coaches Pushing Players Too Hard

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Students from Indian Community School have created a public service announcement to try to encourage drivers to leave their phones untouched while driving. We hear from a guest from the school and the Wisconsin State Patrol. We also hear from a sports columnist who believes football coaches may be pushing players to extremes that are leading to health risks and even death.

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  • Wisconsin Students Create Distracted Driving Public Service Announcement

    ‘Leave your phone alone ‘til you get home’ is the message in a public service announcement recently created by Wisconsin students about the dangers of distracted driving. Join us to learn more with our guests from the Indian Community School and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

  • Are College Football Coaches Pushing Athletes Too Hard?

    Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair died late last spring after enduring a grueling football workout, and suffering a heatstroke. He’s not the only NCAA athlete to die during a conditioning session. Our guest is a sports columnist who blames it on a culture of “sadistic extremes” among coaches.

Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Michael Dieringer Technical Director
  • Arianna Fuller Guest
  • Jason Dropik Guest
  • Jason Dengel Guest
  • Sally Jenkins Guest

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