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Quantity Conquers Quality: How Endorsements Impact SBP Elections

Quantity Conquers Quality: How Endorsements Impact SBP Elections

Korbin Peterson, Editing/Publishing Team Leader

November 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Showcase, Solutions Journalism, Staff Picks, Student Life, The Presidency, Top Stories

But, unlike the memes, the consequences of these endorsements are far from laughable. In fact, endorsements threaten the integrity of our elections.

Living Our Elevated Ethics

Living Our Elevated Ethics

Korbin Peterson, Journalist

March 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Inspiration, Recent Articles, Staff Picks

“The Elevated Ethics are probably the most accurately named set of values. They literally do elevate your life.”  --Savannah Lorcher, LANV Junior As Williamsburgers we say that we hold close to the principles of build, serve, respect, and go first. But what exactly do these principles mean? ...

In Defense of the Loud People

In Defense of the Loud People

Rachelle P., Journalist

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Inspiration, Recent Articles, Staff Picks

Loud people. We all know at least one, but many of us know several. They’re the ones always talking and always being hushed by the adults around them. “Why are you so loud?” They’re asked. Why are loud people this way? Why don’t they seem to hear you? Why do their voices continue to gain...

Second Helping, A Williamsburg(er) Podcast, Episode #1

Houston Coley and Samuel Hargrove

October 26, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Recent Articles, Second Helping, Showcase, Staff Picks

Host, Houston Coley, and Co-host, Samuel Hargrove, launch The Burger Gazette's first ever podcast: Second Helping. In this episode, they spotlight Journalist Bridget Graney discuss her #VegasStrong article .

Generation Fixer-Upper

Generation Fixer-Upper

Isaac Harriman, Journalist

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Inspiration, News, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Showcase, Solutions Journalism, Staff Picks, Student Life

Generation Z, also dubbed the “Pivotal” Generation, is comprised of the youth today who were born between 1996-2010. Numbering about 80 million, Generation Z is still somewhat mysterious since they are only just now entering the workforce. But as they begin to bring their message to the table, bit...

Are Americans Blind?

Are Americans Blind?

Bridget Lynn, Journalist

October 2, 2017


Filed under Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Staff Picks

Americans are skilled at ignoring topics that make them uncomfortable, but does leaving things unsaid create a better America or a blind America? Politics tend to push people to their breaking points, mentally and sometimes physically but Americans need to become actively involved in promoting issues...

Promises to the Adolescent

Promises to the Adolescent

Kathleen Thomas, Guest Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Literary Guild, Poetry, Recent Articles, Showcase, Staff Picks

I’ll give you a flashlight For when you can’t see anything But the darkness in your own head   An alarm clock with your favorite song For when you don’t want to get up in the morning A life jacket and safety ring For when you think you might drown   In all these...

#ibelieveinhappyendings

#ibelieveinhappyendings

Katie Jo Larsen, Journalist

February 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Inspiration, Opinion, Recent Articles, Showcase, Staff Picks

I believe in happy endings. I am a TV show and movie watcher. I love stories and characters and plots and trials and tragedies and climaxes and happy endings. I love heroes. But lately the TV shows I’ve seen have brought me frustration, and without realizing it, even a loss of hope. Why? Because...

Rules

Rules

Amy Tindall, Journalist

December 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Recent Articles, Staff Picks

What are rules? Rules are defined as one of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct within a particular activity or sphere. They are a very prominent part of life- especially for Americans. We vote on laws and make compromises to guide us. We build our families around...

The Tragedy of Kayla Mueller

The Tragedy of Kayla Mueller

Artemis Took, Journalist

December 6, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Recent Articles, Staff Picks

“My name is Kayla Mueller. I need your help. It’s very terrifying here.” These remarks were made in a 2013 ransom video of a frightened, somber 25-year-old woman pleading for her life. This video is a hallmark of the humanitarian worker Kayla Mueller’s captivity at the hands of ISIS. Aired...

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