Food Revolution is doing what they do best: Feeding and Educating!

Food Revolution is doing what they do best: Feeding and Educating!

Written by Rhonna Ly, Reporter

         Pittsburgh’s Food Revolution has evolved greatly since their start in 2012. They have done numerous projects including the annual Food Revolution day and spreading awareness of how healthy, real food is out there. Now Food Revolution takes... Read more »

February 24, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under News, People, Student News, Top Stories

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

Freshman Insight into the Lady Eagles

Written by Essence Davis

This year 2015 Shy’Ann Jefferies along with her fellow teammates of Barack Obama Academy Girls Basketball team won the Pittsburgh Public Schools City Championship against Allderdice. Shy’Ann has been to the City Championship multiple times in middle... Read more »

March 2, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports, Student News

Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Written by Imani Smith

Just like most athletes, Lenell Ptomey is dedicated to becoming more skilled in a sport. During the question and answer interview I had with him, which was over the telephone, he made it clear that basketball is an important part of his life. Lenell is... Read more »

February 28, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports, Student News

Lady Eagles Win Senior Night

Written by Olivia Perfetti

The Lady Eagles basketball team won a very exciting match against the Allderdice Dragons last Tuesday, February 10th. Although our Eagles maintained a significant lead in the first three quarters of the match, the Dragons picked up their game for the... Read more »

February 20, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports

Freshmen Team Breathes Life into African American History Bowl

Freshmen Team Breathes Life into African American History Bowl

Written by Lucy Pearsall-Finch

It is the final round for the African American History Bowl. There are only two teams seated in the middle of the cafeteria with all eyes on them. There are six people seated around the table: two teams of two, the moderator, and the board member asking... Read more »

March 2, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News, Top Stories

Freshman Insight into the Lady Eagles

Written by Essence Davis

This year 2015 Shy’Ann Jefferies along with her fellow teammates of Barack Obama Academy Girls Basketball team won the Pittsburgh Public Schools City Championship against Allderdice. Shy’Ann has been to the City Championship multiple times in middle... Read more »

March 2, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports, Student News

Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Written by Imani Smith

Just like most athletes, Lenell Ptomey is dedicated to becoming more skilled in a sport. During the question and answer interview I had with him, which was over the telephone, he made it clear that basketball is an important part of his life. Lenell is... Read more »

February 28, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports, Student News

Dress Codes: Do they really help?

Written by Angel Antosz

How do you feel if someone doesn’t follow the school dress code? I would feel like certain people only have to follow the dress code. Teachers tell students who have their pants sagging to pull them up. Most don’t do what they’re told. How would... Read more »

December 18, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Pitchers vs. Position Players: Who’s the Real MVP?

Written by John Horsley

If you’re a baseball fan, then you have debated this question before. Should pitchers be able to win the CY Young award and MVP in the same year? I don’t believe that pitchers should be able to win the MVP. The pitchers have their own award, The CY... Read more »

December 6, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Sports

Greek Life: Good or Bad?

Written by Hazel Rouse

College is full of decisions, from class choices to parties versus studying. Young adults are forced to make many decisions that will greatly impact their future. One of those decisions is to join a fraternity or sorority. These Greek organizations often... Read more »

December 3, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Get to know the Anime Club!

Written by Emoni Jones, Reporter

Have you ever watched a cartoon? What about a Japanese cartoon which is more commonly known as anime? Anime is Japanese animated productions featuring hand-drawn or a computer animated cartoon. Anime usually comes in a series of 13 or 26 episodes and... Read more »

March 5, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News