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...

Words on Fire: A Review

Books, books, books, oh, how I love to read them...

Liliana Owen, Journalist

May 11, 2020

Wow, that was deep! And inspirational! Those thoughts echoed through my head as I set down a book I had just finished. Words on Fire by Jennifer A Nielson is a phenomenal novel that discusses the importance of books for culture and culture to an identity. Words on Fire is set in Lithuania, back when th...

Underrated Presidents

There have been many presidents in US history. Join me as I discuss a few of my favorites.

Sonya S Smith, Guest Writer

May 11, 2020

As President Trump continues to make controversy and the 2020 elections near, debates are heated on whether or not he is the right president for the USA.

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...

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....

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...

Representing America

The stars and stripes are a symbol of the freedom of the United States of America.

Eric Riddle, Journalist

February 6, 2020

America, the land of promise, was built by men and women seeking refuge from unjust systems of government. They formed their ideal government and it has stood longer than anyone expected. The reason for this is because America is a representative government. This means that we are the people mak...

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...

Gun Control: The REAL Problem

Gun Control: The REAL Problem

Treysen Anderson, Guest Writer

October 8, 2019

Alright. I’ll humor you. Let’s say it is the fault of the guns that these people are being murdered. From mass school shootings to gang brawls to hate deaths, in all of these cases the guns can and should be blamed for the bloodshed. After all, 14,000 people were killed in gun related incidents last year. Let us restrict, establish gun-free zones against, and even ban guns. And, following this same principle, all road fatalities brought to pass by texting and driving can and should be blamed on the phone. 40,000 people were killed by car wrecks, and roughly half of those were caused by phones, leading to a grand total of 20,000 deaths due to phones. However, in these cases, the phone is merely ignored and we continue on, warning and encouraging our communities to use their phones wisely, when we all know that phones should be restricted and we should establish phone-free zones to protect our citizens.

Supreme Court Case Pulls Foundation Out From Under Global Warming Activists

Supreme Court Case Pulls Foundation Out From Under Global Warming Activists

Sonya S. Smith, Guest Writer

September 23, 2019

Global Warming has been a big issue in politics and for activists for almost thirty years, and is supported by what is famously called the “Hockey Stick Graph.” But the Hockey Stick Graph was just discredited when the author of the graph, Michael Mann, refused to bring the data he used to create...

All About BREXIT

All About BREXIT

Liliana Owen, Journalist

September 9, 2019

BREXIT is the British exit from the European Union i (EU) that will hopefully happen on October 31. The EU is an alliance between twenty-eight member nations in Europe who are governed by the same laws, regulations, and trade agreements with each other ii. No other nation has left the European Union be...

Our Shot at Society

Our Shot at Society

Joshua Christensen, Journalist

March 25, 2019

In 1972, a scientist with the National Institute of Mental Health named John C. Calhoun conducted an experiment called Universe 25. The purpose of the experiment was to discover what would happen to mice in an overpopulated environment. The findings were disturbing. To conduct the experiment, Mr....

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