Russia and Ukraine: Is it Really Necessary?

Russia and Ukraine: Is it Really Necessary?

Written by Malaun Grimes, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Many of us have flown in a plane before and the most traumas were turbulence but not for one airliner it was more than just a little bump. As many of you know, the conflict between Ukraine and Russia started with the allegation that the Malaysia Airlines... Read more »

September 22, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

Worldwide excitement builds over World Cup's start-up

Worldwide excitement builds over World Cup’s start-up

Written by Theo Papazekos, for The Eagle Online

On June 12, the most watched tournament in the world will begin in Brazil.  The 2014 FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious tournament and the most sought after trophy in the world.  As the most global sport, the World Cup combines soccer, national... Read more »

June 1, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under News

Two Obama students win Amelia Earheart Awards

Two Obama students win Amelia Earheart Awards

Written by Allie Rose, The Eagle Online Staff Reporter

Let’s face it, many of Obama’s best students go unrecognized. Sure, we hear about the sports teams, the musical cast winning various awards and the big name choices for colleges, but we often don’t hear about kids who consistently work... Read more »

May 20, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

Simple Soccer Sportsmanship: Don’t Score Sixteen

Written by Maya Lapp

I love to win, but I play on the Obama girls’ soccer team, and so far our best outcome has been a tie. However, our team has more fun than any other group on the field. There is not a single team that enjoys themselves more than we do. All the same,... Read more »

October 11, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports

Afterschool Annoyances

Written by Martha Yanders

There has been an outcry of complaints for many inconveniences towards the afterschool bus system and many of them have been ongoing for years. One does not have to look far to see the discrepancy between the middle and high school students in terms of... Read more »

October 3, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports, Student News

The new face of Obama Soccer

The new face of Obama Soccer

Written by Ian Thomas, The Eagle Staff Writer

There’s no doubt that this year’s Obama Academy boys’ soccer team has quite the roster. Fans should be prepared for an exciting season, one that is filled with promise. With seniors Abe Kouyate and Ray Cascio controlling the offense and midfielders,... Read more »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under Sports

Student Spotlight: Colmar Hilbrig

Student Spotlight: Colmar Hilbrig

Written by Ben Foster

Spending a year away from home in a country hundreds of miles away from home is a major commitment. However, this is a trip that has been very nice for junior Colmar Hilbrig. Colmar is a foreign-exchange student from Bayreuth, Germany, and he has been... Read more »

October 20, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

Upperclassmen Visit Slippery Rock

Written by Maya Lapp

The Juniors and Seniors at Obama Academy had the opportunity to visit Slippery Rock University this past week. It is the first in a series of excursions available to the upperclassmen over the course of this year. They toured the campus, checking in on... Read more »

October 11, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

Pakistani Student Joins Obama Family

Pakistani Student Joins Obama Family

Written by Sead Niksic

Farooq Ahmed, son of Shambay, is attending the Barack Obama Academy of International studies for the upcoming school year as an exchange student. Farooq, from Balochistan-the largest providence in Pakistan- is 15, and currently studying as a sophomore.... Read more »

October 7, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

Broken Mirror

Written by Emoni Jones

Broken by people’s words Bound by society’s ways A soul full of depression Happiness is not an option Empty words shouted out Respect lost The deeper the cut the bigger the wound How did we fall so out of tune? It never hurts to help Yet, we walk... Read more »

October 3, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Is it time to retire the "n word?"

Is it time to retire the “n word?”

Written by Sabrina Jones, The Eagle Staff Reporter

The word “Nigger” originated from the French (negre) and Spanish language (negro) meaning black.  In the United States, “nigger” was first regarded as pejorative in the early 19th century. Some people feel that it is a culture thing,... Read more »

May 23, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

In the spirit of Food Revolution, some recipes that will give you a healthy snack

In the spirit of Food Revolution, some recipes that will give you a healthy snack

Written by Becca Tsapis Mosse and Maya Lapp for The Eagle Online

Many people live on snacks. Humans were originally supposed to be grazing creatures, before we settled down into a three (or often four) meal system, so snacks in between meals are habitual. The problem is that the snacks we sometimes choose aren’t... Read more »

May 21, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Palestine Up Close

Palestine Up Close

Written by Sead Niksic

Boom. The ground shakes as missile fire is exchanged. Thousands of people wait in darkness, cramped in shelters sanctioned by the United Nations, the safety of their loved ones as sure as their unknown fate. The Palestinian military group governing... Read more »

October 21, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Top Stories