Abbie Shull and Jacqueline DeRobertis
Young people in Louisiana are asking themselves a key question: Should I stay or should I go?
Students, political figures and entrepreneurs from across the state gathered Tuesday at LSU’s Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs for a symposium on re-envisioning Louisiana as a place that could keep more of its young talent from moving to states ranked more highly for economic and educational opportunities.
“I think if I had gone to those places that are fifth on the lists instead of 45th, I think my road ahead would be easier, but I also think it would be less impactful,” LSU sophomore Sarah Procopio said.
Procopio, a Baton Rouge native, explained that she would rather stay in her home state and fight for change.
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