02/09 Thursday: F. King Alexander, Mark Ballard, Mary Stein, Gus Weill

Hour One

F. King Alexander

F. King Alexander is the president and chancellor of Louisiana State University and stopped by to give us updates about what is happening on campus. He was previously the president of two other universities: California State University, Long Beach and Murray State University.

Mark Ballard


Mark Ballard of the Advocate joins the show to give updates on affairs going on in the state of Louisiana. Ballard is the editor of the Capitol News Bureau.

Hour Two

Mary Stein

Mary Stein is the Assistant Director, Administrative Services at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library. She joined the show to discuss Baton Rouge's bicentennial and its connection to Mark Twain.

Gus Weill


Political consultant and former PR specialist Gus Weill joined the show to discuss the presidency of Donald Trump. He originates from Lafayette, Louisiana and now resides in New York City.