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How Impeachment Works

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 article of the Constitution of the United States of America gives the House of Representatives the sole power of impeachm...

The New Cam Requirement and Student Participation

The New Cam Requirement and Student Participation

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

Getting the Inside Scoop on the New Cam Requirement

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...

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...

Shark Attack? Or Human Attack?

Shark Attack? Or Human Attack?

A.M Gilbert, Journalist

September 9, 2019

Many people believe that sharks are vicious predators that eat people at random and are a real threat we should be scared of every time we swim in the ocean. Rumours have been spread about how sharks kill hundreds of people each year. No matter how you look at it, sharks seem to be held as evil creatures ...

A Solution Beyond Boundaries

A Solution Beyond Boundaries

Daniel Hancock, Guest Writer

September 9, 2019

Mohammed Hakmi is excited. He recently landed a job as a web developer with Canadian high-term firm Bonfire Interactive in Kitchener, Ontario. Previously, he worked illegally as a web developer to support his parents, three sisters and brother. As a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon, his talents were...

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...

Recent Astronomical Events, 2019

Recent Astronomical Events, 2019

Olivia Harris, Journalist

September 9, 2019

The study of Astronomy is a remarkable branch of science. New discoveries and exciting events are constantly transpiring. In recent months, there have been many notable occurrences taking place in the study of the extraterrestrial. On May 13th, 2019, Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at...

Back-To-School Trends, 2019

Back-To-School Trends, 2019

Aryka Stump, Journalist

September 9, 2019

Now that the summer of 2019 has come and gone, teens all over the world are heading back to school. This time of the year always brings on new trends that everybody wants to be part of, so I'm here to tell you about the biggest trends this semester: SOCIAL MEDIA Tik Tok     I'm sure all of yo...

The Presidency

The Presidency

Savannah Lorcher, Student Body President

April 21, 2019

Williamsburg matters. But do we, Burgers, know that? As Student Body President, I have had the unique opportunity to view Williamsburg from a vantage point and observe the many working parts that make this school operate. Throughout my term as President I’ve learned that Williamsburg matters for different...

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

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

Hurricane Harvey: The Need for Humanity

Hurricane Harvey: The Need for Humanity

Bridget Lynn, Journalist

September 15, 2017

Hurricane Harvey was a storm that destroyed homes, lives, and hearts. It was the first massive hurricane to make landfall in the United States since 2005. This storm forced over 30,000 people from their homes and led to more than 17,000 rescues. It was a traumatic event affecting Texas, Belize, Nicaragua,...

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