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Good riddance, Boxed Water

(11/18/19 5:00am)

In December of 2016, the House of Representatives’ Education and Labor Committee published an article which explains Betsy DeVos’ direct connection to the convenience water company, Boxed Water is Better. However, this knowledge apparently did not go very far, as since 2016, the company has continued to grow, and its distribution sales more than doubled in 2013. This fall semester 2019, Boxed Water is Better had even made its way onto Duke’s campus at Saladelia locations.

Christianists are not the faithful

(10/18/19 4:00am)

Two weeks ago I wrote an op-ed entitled “It is time for the Christian church to respond to Christianist violence in America,” linking white supremacy to its roots in Christian theology. In writing this piece, I sought to start a discussion on the relationship between Christianism and the responsibility of Christians as delicately and respectfully as I could. One of my fellow columnists, Reiss Becker, disagreed with my characterization.  

It is time for the Christian church to respond to Christianist violence in America

(09/20/19 4:00am)

Hello it's Better Laettner Than Never where I say a few things that I think we should discuss. To start, I believe in the Second Amendment right to bear arms, but I don't believe that it is an unlimited right. Just as we have a right to free speech, yet there are still limitations on certain forms of speech, there should be more restrictions on gun ownership, preferably a full ban on assault-style weapons. This time it's serious. It’s time to say it now.