02/17 Friday: Sheelah Kolhatkar, E. Eric Guirard and Ibrahim Matri

Hour One

Sheelah Kolhatkar

Kolhtkar is a former hedge fund analyst and a current staff writer for The New Yorker. She lives in New York City and her writing has appeared in other publications like The New York Times, The Atlantic, and more. She discussed her new book, Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street.

E. Eric Guirard

Guirard is an injury lawyer in Baton Rouge and enjoys singing and rapping on the side as a hobby. He discussed a new song he wrote about his ex-girlfriend left him because he voted for Donald Trump.  

Hour Two

Ibrahim Matri

Ibrahim is an LSU graduate student majoring petroleum engineering. He came to LSU by way of Libya and discussed how an immigration ban would impact his life and studies. He also commented on living in Libya underneath the rule for Gaddafi and more.