Nebraska bill protects student’s First Amendment rights

Lexie Worden

January 29, 2020

On Jan. 11, 2017, LB206 was introduced by Senator Adam Morfeld. Named the Student Press Freedom Act, this bill was passed unanimously out of the judiciary committee last year and went for a floor debate in our legislature on Jan....

New years resolutions: beneficial or inconvenient?

Faith Worden, Reporter

January 24, 2020

As the new year kicks in, people set new year's resolutions. There are new opportunities and a feeling of a fresh start once you enter a new year. We have mindsets of positivity and wanting to be a better self. The resolutions...

Starting school later? Science says ‘yes’

Kayla Doll, Staff Member

November 26, 2019

From the beginning, school has always started around the same time that adults leave for work, which for most of the year is before the sun rises. Not only does this leave kids fairly tired for the majority of the school day,...

Forgotten History: Is it time for a name change?

Kylie Bahnsen

November 26, 2019

Although everyone knows that our school, Burke High School, was named after Harry A. Burke, many do not know the history of our school and about Harry A. Burke himself.  Recently, there has been talk on social media about Burk...

Review: “Jesus is King” surprisingly worth it

Faith Worden, Reporter

November 22, 2019

Kanye West, 42 year old rapper, known for songs "Famous", "Stronger" and "Gold Digger", has gone through some significant changes. In interviews, he has went from proclaiming that he is a god, to sharing about his faith in Jesus...

Should pineapple go on pizza?

Drew Ferguson, Writer

October 14, 2019

The age old debate of if pineapple should go on pizza should finally be settled, and if you ask me, pineapple belongs no where near one of the best foods on Earth. The sweet taste of pineapple is wonderful by itself as well as...

Education after high school necessary for success

Natalie Martin

September 9, 2019

Is education after high school necessary for success? I think the answer is indisputable. Yes. When we look at the facts, a college graduate and a high school graduate doing the same job earn very different wages. Having a bachelor's...

Review: Paranormal, true crime podcast, a must-listen over the holiday break

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

December 21, 2018

In the past few years the world has seen a rise in interest in podcasts. Among the many podcasts that have become readily available recently, a plethora of true crime and supernatural have surfaced. And That’s Why We Drink is...

How well is Burke preparing seniors for college?

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

December 20, 2018

With the semester almost over, deadlines for things such as college applications, scholarships and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) are coming up quick. At this critical time in preparing for our future, many...

Top 5 Christmas movies

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

December 17, 2018

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – 1989  An all-time favorite of my family and I, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is undeniably the best Christmas movie of all time. Hitting movie theatres on December 1, 19...

My thoughts on trends

Caban Willms, Editor

November 30, 2018

I once asked myself, “How did this thing become something everybody is doing now?” Then I immediately answered, “oh, because its either fun, stupid, catchy, or mix of all of it”. Fair enough there is no shortage to ideas...

Caban’s Corner: Remakes, why you do dis?

Caban Willms, Editor/Sunshine Coordinator

October 22, 2018

Welcome back to Caban’s Corner everybody; whoo!  This first edition is about Netflix and how remakes are getting kind of lame. Alright let’s do this.  Netflix is a wonderful thing. It brings us the movies we watch ...