The Burger Gazette

The Nature of a Crisis

Liliana Owen, Journalist 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 much do you love your country? And how much do you know about it?

How Well Do You Know the Constitution?

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...

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

The Virginian Gun Protest of January

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...

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

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

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

The Truth About Fracking

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...

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

BYU Honor Code Change Causes Confusion

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...

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

How Covid-19 is Affecting WA and LAU Students

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...

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

Burger News: Changes to Student Announcements

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...

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

2020 Election: What Will The Outcome Be?

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...

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

How Impeachment Works

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...

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

Global Warming, What’s Going On?

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...

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

The New Cam Requirement and Student Participation

A discussion on the effects the new cam requirement will have on the students attending Williamsburg Academy
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...

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