ICYMI: In March, Baton Rouge held its seventh annual installment of live TEDx Talks and today the 2019 TEDxLSU Talk videos were officially released on the TEDx YouTube channel. The 2019 TEDxLSU Talks ranged in topics, including fighting antibacterial resistance, redefining masculinity, discovering Louisiana’s hidden history of Japanese internment camps, discussing the intersection of race, money and college sports, and more. See all the 2019 talks here.
Turning tides: U.S. Rep. Garret Graves’ work to help Louisiana deal with rising water and extreme weather was featured in-depth by the New Yorker, this weekend where the Baton Rouge native was quoted saying, “that those who were denying (climate change) were taking an unsustainable position.” The article highlights how Graves’ has challenged certain policy lines by fellow Republicans. Read the full story.
Switch up: Louisiana USA Federal Credit Union CEO and President James Foy today announced he will retire in December after 28 years in the role. Adam Foy, who currently serves as earning assets manager, will take over the roll of CEO upon James Foy’s retirement.