MCG Invitational 2015

MCG Invitational 2015

Posted on May 20, 2015
Posted in Arts, Arts/Entertainment, Student News, Student News, Top Stories

Written by Ivy Ryan, Senior Reporter

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild has provided art classes to Pittsburgh Public school students for over 25 years. Recently MCG held their annual art exhibition, the MCG Invitational. This exhibition selects artwork from submitted... Read more »

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Shout! The Mod Musical

Shout! The Mod Musical

Posted on May 9, 2015
Posted in Arts, Arts/Entertainment, Student News, Student News, Top Stories

Written by Kiotta Jones-Gary 

Obama is a school with many talented students and is very well known to many, but there is one time a year when our school shines notably brighter. If you haven’t seen any of Obama’s famous musical productions like Footloose... Read more »

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Paint the Bus

Paint the Bus

Posted on May 5, 2015
Posted in Arts/Entertainment, Student News

Written by Lucy Pearsall-Finch

“How would you like to help paint a bus?” Your first reaction is “seems fun!” but then you start to wonder why. A bunch of students from Ms. Coyne and Mr. Dunabeck’s art classes were asked to assist an artist paint her bus.... Read more »

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Furious 7 Opens

Furious 7 Opens

Posted on April 28, 2015
Posted in Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Written by Mekhi Grimes

Furious 7 is the newest installment of The Fast and Furious franchise. This new chapter is all about revenge, family, and brothers parting paths.  After Toretto’s and O’Connor’s escapades in London (Getting Letty and helping... Read more »

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Willow’s Way: Part 1

Posted on March 19, 2015
Posted in Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Written by Tayde McDonald, Creative Writer

There once was a weeping willow. She stood sad and lonely among all the other trees that surrounded her on a tiny hillside, always crying up a river.    What could be hurting her so? Was she sick? Were her roots broken? Were there... Read more »

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"Radio Raheem" from Do the Right Thing

“Radio Raheem” from Do the Right Thing

Posted on March 9, 2015
Posted in Arts/Entertainment, Student News

Written by Martinea Goss, Reporter

This past Friday, I had the pleasure of speaking with the legendary Mr. Bill Nunn. Many of you may know him as “Radio Raheem” from the Oscar nominated film Do the Right Thing. I discussed so many things with Mr. Nunn, from his... Read more »

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House of Cards: Season 3! Yes or no?

House of Cards: Season 3! Yes or no?

Posted on March 7, 2015
Posted in Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Written by Eamon Sheehan, Reporter

House of Cards, no matter how much it tries to toy with viewers, has always been about power. Realistically portraying American politics takes a back seat to constructing a complex juggling act of manipulation and corruption. Season... Read more »

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The Talent Show Marks a New Tradition of Excellence for Obama Academy

The Talent Show Marks a New Tradition of Excellence for Obama Academy

Posted on November 27, 2014
Posted in Arts/Entertainment, Top Stories

Written by TJ Jackson

Obama Drama has done it again with the recent installment from the Music and Drama Departments, the Talent Show. This grand performance took the place of the traditional Cabaret. The first Talent Show did not disappoint its viewers,... Read more »

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Review of World War Z

Posted on November 23, 2014
Posted in Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

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... Read more »

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The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Posted on November 13, 2014
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Written by Maya Lapp

There are millions upon millions of books in this world, in hundreds of different languages, each placed under a carefully organized genre. Everyone, even people who don’t enjoy reading, have a few genres they like best, but what... Read more »

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