Following politically-fueled violence, LSU’s CWS battle brought Louisiana and the nation together, recalling the New Orleans Rebirth after Hurricane Katrina and demonstrating the unifying power of sports. On June 14, house majority whip and Louisiana representative Steve Scalise and his fellow GOP members were targeted in a politically-driven attack, with Scalise suffering internal damage from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the hip. Thankfully, it looks as though Rep. Scalise will recover from his injuries. [caption id="attachment_14822" …read more
Kwynn Gonzalez-Pons, a longtime resident of Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a forever Saints fan who holds a master’s degree in public health and is pursuing a PhD in social work.