Columnists

Columnists
  'Happiest City' isn't all smiles

'Happiest City' isn't all smiles

As you may have heard, Baton Rouge was among five Louisiana cities that ranked at the top of the list of "happiest cities in America."
  Debate in the City on a Hill

Debate in the City on a Hill

The rancorous debate over adoption of an ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation puts a spotlight on Baton Rouge's cultural polarity in a way few issues other than race could.
  Trending moderate

Trending moderate

Is Baton Rouge becoming more progressive—or, at least, less conservative?