A Brief History of “Yinz”

A Brief History of “Yinz”

Daevan Mangalmurti, Writer

In the nineteenth century, as the United States emerged from the wreckage of the Civil War, masses of Scots-Irish and Irish people began to immigrate to the industrializin...

April 25, 2017

Obama Eagle Header Contest

Elena Hochheiser, Editor-in-chief

Hello, Obama Students! As many of you may know, our school’s online newspaper-- the Obama Eagle-- recently underwent a large design overhaul and since we are in need of new...

April 22, 2017

Pittsburgh March for Science

Pittsburgh March for Science

Elena Hochheiser, Editor-in-chief

"Science > Politics". "There is no planet B". "Remember that time you had Polio? Oh wait, you don't, because of science". These were only a few of the excellent and inspiring...

April 22, 2017

Senior of the Week: Rosa Lowenstein

April 19, 2017

You probably walk by Rosa at least once every day, and most of the time don’t even notice her. Rosa Lowenstein, although unknown to some, is the backbone of our school, and quite possibly our country....

All you need to know about…. Black Holes!

All you need to know about…. Black Holes!

April 17, 2017

In the center of the Milky Way, a behemoth 4 million times larger than the sun resides. Sagittarius A is a supermassive black hole that lies 53.5 million light years away from Earth, which scientists are...

Top ten apps you need to use

Top ten apps you need to use

April 17, 2017

Top Ten app review         These apps are selected from Google’s top charts section and are a collection of the most downloaded apps on the Google play store in a certain amount of time. ...

“Something Cool” No. 3: The Paris Catacombs

“Something Cool” No. 3: The Paris Catacombs

April 6, 2017

Paris: city of love, lights, and the decayed carcasses of millions of its own citizens.   If you ever find yourself wandering around the capital of France and are worried that the Eiffel Tower is ...

Are You a Nerd?

Are You a Nerd?

April 6, 2017

Fist off if u readin dis you pababy a nerrd. Ony nerdz r literate. Nerdz r peple ho reed büks four skool. If you reed da spaknotz or shmoop you still nerrd. Nerdz reed. If you where glassez dere iz hi...

Pittsburgh March for Science

Pittsburgh March for Science

Elena Hochheiser, Editor-in-chief

"Science > Politics". "There is no planet B". "Remember that time you had Polio? Oh wait, you don't, because of science". These were only a few of the excellent and inspiring...

April 22, 2017

Top ten apps you need to use

Top ten apps you need to use

Piper Walsh and Isaac Degenholtz

Top Ten app review         These apps are selected from Google’s top charts section and are a collection of the most downloaded apps on the Google play store ...

April 17, 2017

Dan Gilman on Refugees and City Council

Dan Gilman on Refugees and City Council

Elena Hochheiser, Editor-in-Chief

Recently, I'm sure everyone has begun to see yard signs popping up all over the city, advertising one politician or another. Whether it's for the mayoral race next November,...

April 5, 2017

Recent News Stories

What Trump’s Budget Means for Pittsburgh

What Trump’s Budget Means for Pittsburgh

April 3, 2017

Pittsburgh Zoo Introduces New Animal

Pittsburgh Zoo Introduces New Animal

March 31, 2017

Ireland is Going Green

Ireland is Going Green

March 30, 2017

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Obama Baseball Wins First Ever WPIAL Game

Obama Baseball Wins First Ever WPIAL Game

Sam Bisno, Editor

On Monday, April 3, 2017, the Obama Academy baseball team had its first ever WPIAL game. And they won. In a scrappy but well-played bout, Obama edged out Kiski Area by a score...

April 6, 2017

NCAA National Championship

NCAA National Championship

Jordan Rivers, Writer

The Gonzaga Bulldogs, who are playing in the program's first National Championship with 17-year coach Mark Few took on two time champion Roy Williams and the five-time champions...

April 5, 2017

Gonzaga- 77 South Carolina- 73, North Carolina – 77 Oregon – 76!!!

April 2, 2017

South Carolina has been known for their tight defense throughout the tournament, but after all the hype for their defense they had a pretty tough n...

The Final Four

The Final Four

April 1, 2017

After having had their hearts ripped out by Villanova's Kris Jenkins with one of the most incredible shots in NCAA tournament history, UNC got...

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Obama Eagle Header Contest

Elena Hochheiser, Editor-in-chief

Hello, Obama Students! As many of you may know, our school’s online newspaper-- the Obama Eagle-- recently underwent a large design overhaul and since we are in need of new...

April 22, 2017

Senior of the Week: Rosa Lowenstein

Amila Niksic, Writer

You probably walk by Rosa at least once every day, and most of the time don’t even notice her. Rosa Lowenstein, although unknown to some, is the backbone of our school, ...

April 19, 2017

Columns on The Eagle

Columns on The Eagle

March 30, 2017

One of the greatest hidden gems of The Eagle is its “columns” section. While several different types of articles are published each day, some authors ...

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Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies
Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies