The August Wilson Center is Sold

The August Wilson Center is Sold

Written by Faith Greenfield

Earlier this month the sale of The August Wilson Center was cleared by Judge Lawrence O’Toole of Common Pleas Orphans Court. It sold to a consortium of foundations for $8.49 million. The foundations that bought the center consist of The Pittsburgh... Read more »

October 29, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

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

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

Diversity at Obama Through Cultural Exchange

Diversity at Obama Through Cultural Exchange

Written by Martinea Goss

One of Obama Academy’s main priorities is to maintain a school of diversity. We fulfill this priority by accepting children of all ethnicities, cultures, genders, and religions. We even take exchange students and allow them to receive an education here... Read more »

October 30, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

Homecoming

Written by Reed Rankin

My first experience with homecoming was different than you may expect. For me homecoming was a time when my family members returned to a church in Covington, Georgia the 4th Sunday in August every year. Even though most of my family members do not presently... Read more »

October 29, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

A Look inside the Ballet World

A Look inside the Ballet World

Written by Elsie Murrell

I step into the studio every day and I am forced to watch every movement of my flaws. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is my home and my love, but it is also my enemy. If you look deep inside the ballet world, you’ll find that the problems are the same for... Read more »

October 29, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

2015 Corvette Z06

2015 Corvette Z06

Written by Mekhi Grimes

The 2015 Corvette Z06 is a new edition to the Corvette family. It has some similarities to the C7.R. Its body design, technology, and power are what make this Corvette unique to the others in my opinion. Under the hood, it packs 650 horsepower on a 6.2L... Read more »

October 31, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

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

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

2015 Corvette Z06

2015 Corvette Z06

Written by Mekhi Grimes

The 2015 Corvette Z06 is a new edition to the Corvette family. It has some similarities to the C7.R. Its body design, technology, and power are what make this Corvette unique to the others in my opinion. Under the hood, it packs 650 horsepower on a 6.2L... Read more »

October 31, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry