The Burger Gazette

How Well Do You Know the Constitution?

How much do you love your country? And how much do you know about it?

Sonya S Smith, Guest Writer

May 11, 2020

We all probably know by heart the first line of our favorite novel, but how well do we know these words: "We the people of the United States..." The US Constitution is perhaps one of the most important documents of the United States of America, but how well do we know it? One survey shows that...

The Virginian Gun Protest of January

Could the Second Amendment be the key to a free nation?

Sonya S Smith, Guest Writer

May 11, 2020

On January 20, an estimated twenty-two thousand people gathered at the capitol of Virginia to protest anti-gun laws, chanting "we will not comply" and singing the national anthem. It had all started when the Democratic state legislature of Virginia had started passing four anti-gun laws. The people o...

CoViD-19 Is Ruining My Life: How To Stay Calm In Tumultuous Times

People everywhere are terrified of CoViD-19. You can stay calm by looking for #silverlinings.

Liliana Owen, Journalist

May 6, 2020

Oh, and one more little thing... all my peers are totally convinced that they are going to die soon. Freaky, right?

The Truth About Fracking

Fracking, a new and interesting way to drill for oil, will it have devastating effects on the environment?

Eric Riddle, Journalist

May 6, 2020

What is Hydraulic Fracturing? Geologists have known for a long time that deposits of oil are trapped in “shale reservoirs” but recently fracking fluid has made it possible to extract trapped oil. The first step is to drill 10,000 feet below the surface while installing metal casing and cement....

BYU Honor Code Change Causes Confusion

All around the world universities are changing to include the ever-growing LGTBQ+ community.

Olivia Harris, Journalist

April 6, 2020

On the 12th of February 2020, BYU, a group of private universities owned by The Church of Latter-Day Saints, made a change to their Honor Code.  This change removed the section of the Honor Code specifically stating that “All forms of physical intimacy” between members of the same sex were fo...

How Covid-19 is Affecting WA and LAU Students

Have any thoughts about this global pandemic? Share in the comments below!

The Burger Gazette Staff and Stephanie Campbell

March 25, 2020

Approximately two weeks ago, high school students were attending their normal classes, planning their end of the year trips and tours, going to tryouts and practices for sports and competitions, hanging out with their friends, starting their countdowns until summer, shopping around for their prom dre...

Burger News: Changes to Student Announcements

Announcements? What about announcements? Something changed? Check it out!

Liliana Owen, Journalist

March 9, 2020

If you go into your homeroom course, then to Student Announcements, you'll see something new. Instead of just the normal list of dates and events and messages from the Student Body Presidency, you will now see announcement slides and a video of those announcements, courtesy of the Student Body Pres...

2020 Election: What Will The Outcome Be?

Elections are something that make America special and the 2020 election is gearing up. What's going on with that?

Sonya S. Smith, Guest Writer

February 17, 2020

President Donald Trump is someone who has generated a lot of controversies, and in a way, has split our nation in two. Theoretically, there are two kinds of people in the United States: those who support Trump, and those who don’t. As has already been seen, President Donald Trump (henceforth referred to as Pre...

How Impeachment Works

Impeachment. What does it mean? Read on to find out!

Liliana Owen, Journalist

January 29, 2020

The fact that the House of Representatives has impeached President Trump has been in the headlines for a month or so. But what is impeachment, and how does it work? What It Is And How It Works The first article of the Constitution of the United States of America gives the House of Representatives the sole power of impeachm...

Global Warming, What’s Going On?

Is global warming a problem and will it affect our future?

Amira Gilbert, Journalist

January 15, 2020

Many people from all over, and for many years have been asking, "Is global warming is an actual problem? Is it one of those things that people over exaggerate?" These and many other questions and doubts have been shown about this subject and they are very good questions. But how do we see ...

The New Cam Requirement and Student Participation

Is the new cam requirement affecting student participation? Check it out!

Stephanie Campbell, Editor in Chief

January 13, 2020

How participation in classes is affected by the new cam requirement --- It was 8:03 am on Monday, January 13th, she had logged into her Gov and Econ class and now was staring at her screen as the mentor read the announcements. She hears the reminder, “all students must come on cam otherwise they’ll be...

Getting the Inside Scoop on the New Cam Requirement

'What's New' for the students at Williamsburg Academy? Check it out!

Stephanie Campbell, Editor in Chief

January 6, 2020

Exclusive information on WHY the School Leadership made this requirement and HOW it will be enforced --- January 6th, 2020, the beginning of a new school semester for Williamsburg students but also the beginning of a new requirement Williamsburg Academy has begun to enforce. As students are logg...

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