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Black Lives Matter Rally at the Board of Education

Black Lives Matter Rally at the Board of Education

Posted on May 21, 2015
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Written by Naomi Allen

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Black Lives Matter rally on Friday, May 15th. The rally was held in front of the Board of Education building in Oakland and began at 4:30 pm. There were about 100 students at the rally,... Read more »

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Reflection on Baltimore

Reflection on Baltimore

Posted on May 18, 2015
Posted in Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, News, Top Stories

Written by Acire McCloy

Is racism back? That is the question sweeping all over the United States. Take a minute to wonder… has it ever stopped? Baltimore 1968- faces two weeks of devastating riots leaving six people dead and  hundreds injured and... Read more »

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Boko Haram Tragedies Continue to Escalate: #BringBackOurChildhood

Boko Haram Tragedies Continue to Escalate: #BringBackOurChildhood

Posted on April 19, 2015
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Written by Bryn Young

Why Should We Care About Boko Haram?              Many children get kidnapped, raped, and killed every day  by the terror group known as Boko Haram. Women and men of all ages are also victimized by this relentlessly brutal... Read more »

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Earth Day

Earth Day

Posted on April 14, 2015
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Written by Lucy Pearsall-Finch

America is a country that enjoys the holidays. There are so many holidays celebrated through the year. Spring has many seasonal holidays such as Easter, April Fools, Mother’s Day,Father’s Day, Passover and Earth Day. Earth Day... Read more »

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What Should We Know About ISIS?

What Should We Know About ISIS?

Posted on April 9, 2015
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Written by Bryn Young

What Do We Think We Know About ISIS?              ISIS. A name that should ring familiar in the heads of thousands of citizens. Seeing as the group of terrorists is one of the most commonly talked about topics in the world,... Read more »

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Ebola is still an issue

Ebola is still an issue

Posted on March 19, 2015
Posted in Health, International, News, Top Stories

Written by Martha Yanders, Co-executive Editor and Senior Reporter

When the New Year rolled in along with the holiday festivities, the Ebola frenzy began to wane. The public had somewhat of a distraction from urgent domestic/International terrors. However, as the alarm of Ebola began to dissipate,... Read more »

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

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

Posted on February 24, 2015
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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... Read more »

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Hanukkah or Chanukkah?

Hanukkah or Chanukkah?

Posted on December 22, 2014
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Written by Raine Jones

When I was younger, I was taught only a few things about Hanukkah, so I wanted to research more about it to find out more information on it. I was only taught that Hanukkah was a holiday that Jewish people celebrate and that there... Read more »

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Conflict at the Kitchen

Conflict at the Kitchen

Posted on November 23, 2014
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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... Read more »

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Better Buses?

Posted on November 13, 2014
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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,”... Read more »

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