About Us

Lafayette Explored and Explained

The Current is a nonprofit, digital-first publication.

Our mission is to explore and explain Lafayette.

Our contributors are veteran journalists and dedicated citizens driven to seek the truth about Lafayette’s civic and cultural affairs.

Our journalism reports on broad areas of local concern: politics, policy, development, business, art, music, food, technology and more.

The Current is about Lafayette — where it’s been and where it’s going.


Executive Editor
Christiaan Mader
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Managing Editor
Leslie Turk
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Digital Development
Cory Birdsong
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Geoff Daily, Christine Baniewicz, Marie Elizabeth Oliver, Christie Maloyed, April Courville, Ruth Foote, Nathan Stubbs, Matthew Holland

Travis Gauthier, LeeAnn Stephan, Allison DeHart

Peter DeHart, Allison DeHart