The Burger Gazette

The Nature of a Crisis

July 17, 2020

We all thought this CoViD19 panic would end soon. No one thought it would last more than a few weeks, or even a month. But, look at us! Here we are, and it’s been about four months since this whole thing...

How Well Do You Know the Constitution?

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

The Virginian Gun Protest of January

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

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.
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?
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...

BYU Honor Code Change Causes Confusion

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

How Covid-19 is Affecting WA and LAU Students

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

Burger News: Changes to Student Announcements

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

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?
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...

How Impeachment Works

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

Global Warming, What’s Going On?

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

The New Cam Requirement and Student Participation

Is the new cam requirement affecting student participation? Check it out!
A discussion on the effects the new cam requirement will have on the students attending Williamsburg Academy
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...

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