Conflict at the Kitchen

Conflict at the Kitchen

Written by Maya Lapp

The Conflict Kitchen is a small takeout restaurant originally opened as an art project from CMU. It serves only one meal at a time, picking the ethnicity of the food from a country that the United States is in conflict with. Every few months the Kitchen... Read more »

November 23, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News, Top Stories

Better Buses?

Written by Lucy Newman

We all know what it feels like to wait for a bus for forever. “Sometimes I wait an hour for a bus, and then three come at once,” reports Avi Rudich, a junior at Obama Academy. “It is so annoying, especially on the cold days,” adds senior Myiah... Read more »

November 13, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

The First Free Vote

Written by Ian Thomas

Ever since the 2011 revolt against the dictator-run government in Tunisia, things have been constantly changing around in the country. Ideas have been thrown around, rulers overthrown, and the freedom of Tunisia was established. The revolt unseated President... Read more »

November 9, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

Kicking It Off

Kicking It Off

Written by Rashaan Mason

Are you pumped for the World Cup? I know what you’re thinking, that already happened and the Germans won, right? Wrong. I am talking specifically about the Women’s World Cup taking place in Canada next summer 2015. Huh? Didn’t know about this huge... Read more »

November 9, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports

Royals Look for Royalty

Royals Look for Royalty

Written by John Horsley

The Kansas City Royals haven’t been in the playoffs in 29 years, let alone the World Series. This year’s Cinderella team in Major League Baseball, the Kansas City Royals, finally broke the longest streak of consecutive years without making the playoffs... Read more »

November 9, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports

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

A Potluck and Conversation over the Conflict Kitchen

A Potluck and Conversation over the Conflict Kitchen

Written by Maya Lapp

The Conflict Kitchen has been subject to angry dissent over their newest choice of food to serve- Palestinian. By way of criticism and death threats, the Conflict Kitchen has been through a lot this November, but there has also been a huge show of support... Read more »

November 23, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Student News

Mrs. Murray

Mrs. Murray

Written by Kayla Bush Johnson

A graduate from The University of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Murray is a very heart-filled, wonderful woman who loves to be around kids. At the age of 33, she has four daughters and has been married for 10 years.  She has been in education for 10 years; however,... Read more »

November 9, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

A Life Changing Story to Be Heard

A Life Changing Story to Be Heard

Written by Kayla Bush Johnson

“Every day I crawl into my wheel chair, I am reminded of what I did. That wheel chair is jail to me,” said Mr. Pail. Everyone may have a story to tell, however, Mr. Pail’s story is a heartfelt story. Mr. Pail is not your typical ordinary social... Read more »

November 4, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

Review of World War Z

Written by Elena Matos

These past two weeks, Obama’s book club has been reading World War Z by Max Brooks, an epic tale of what might just happen if a zombie epidemic were to break loose and ravage the globe. It shows one man’s thoughts on how things might go concerning... Read more »

November 23, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

A Potluck and Conversation over the Conflict Kitchen

A Potluck and Conversation over the Conflict Kitchen

Written by Maya Lapp

The Conflict Kitchen has been subject to angry dissent over their newest choice of food to serve- Palestinian. By way of criticism and death threats, the Conflict Kitchen has been through a lot this November, but there has also been a huge show of support... Read more »

November 23, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Student News

Lexus RC F Review

Lexus RC F Review

Written by Mekhi Grimes

The Lexus RC F is a two door coupe that is very noisy. It is  just like the RC 350, but faster (hence the F). It has 467 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. on a 5 liter V-8. Lexus wants to compete with BMW’s M4, but we all know it will never compete with its... Read more »

November 23, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Review of World War Z

Written by Elena Matos

These past two weeks, Obama’s book club has been reading World War Z by Max Brooks, an epic tale of what might just happen if a zombie epidemic were to break loose and ravage the globe. It shows one man’s thoughts on how things might go concerning... Read more »

November 23, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry