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Genocide looms in the Central African Republic

Genocide looms in the Central African Republic

Posted on March 19, 2014
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Written by Emoni Jones, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

The UN Chief’s special adviser on genocide prevention has warned of a “high rick of crimes against humanity and of genocide” in the Central African Republic. Adama Dieng and other UN officials briefed the Security Council on... Read more »

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Educational Reform

Educational Reform

Posted on March 19, 2014
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Written by Olivia Perfetti, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Open up a new tab on your internet browser, because there is a video that you need to watch right now. It’s a TED talk, and the speaker is Ken Robinson. Sir Kenneth Robinson is an author and speaker from the United Kingdom. His... Read more »

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Can Ukraine cut its ties with Russia? Are we on the brink of another war?

Can Ukraine cut its ties with Russia? Are we on the brink of another war?

Posted on March 19, 2014
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Written by Nelly Kowalewski, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

The protests against president Yanukovich were very well timed with the Winter Olympic Games taking place in Sochi, a stone throw from Ukraine,  and with the president of Russia mingling with the Sochi sport fans. Ukrainian protestors... Read more »

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Health Disparities in treatment of Mental Health and Physical Health still exist

Health Disparities in treatment of Mental Health and Physical Health still exist

Posted on March 8, 2014
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Written by Martha Yanders, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Even with all of the recent medical advances in treatment and medicine there are Health disparities between patients with mental complications verses those with physical complications. Why does such an alarming rift in health care... Read more »

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2014 Oscars surprise and amuse

2014 Oscars surprise and amuse

Posted on March 6, 2014
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Written by Sidony Ridge, The Eagle Managing Editor

There was much speculation on how the Oscars would turn out while constructors were preparing the outside decorations and red carpet. A heavy downpour of rain had been a continual nuisance for those working and a constant worry for... Read more »

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Teen Addictions: the truth may surprise you

Posted on March 4, 2014
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Written by Molly Newell, Obama Eagle Staff Editor

In 2008, approximately 9% of the United States population aged 12 and older was classified as being substance abusive or dependent (according to inspirationsyouth.com).  That is roughly 22.2 million people.  Today, teens are more... Read more »

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The end of the road...in Sochi

The end of the road…in Sochi

Posted on March 2, 2014
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Written by Jazmin Charles, For the Eagle Online

As we all know, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has come to an end. The United States ranked 4th in the medal count with 28 medals total (9 gold, 7 silver, and 12 bronze). Even before the games started, there was a lot of controversy... Read more »

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Sports are saved! (for now?)

Sports are saved! (for now?)

Posted on February 24, 2014
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Written by Lucy Newman, Obama Eagle Staff Senior Writer

Good news, Pittsburgh. You may remember the Eagle and the Post-Gazette reporting that Superintendent Linda Lane proposed in her State of the District to cut the sports program here at the Pittsburgh Public Schools. This could include... Read more »

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Potholes in Pittsburgh

Posted on February 23, 2014
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Written by Ashley Brown, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

         Recent news has regarded this issue as being a huge epidemic causing a big uproar. Many people are upset and confused as to why this problem isn’t fixed or dealt with, as it should be. I had recently read in an article... Read more »

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Winter Olympics’ newest events

Posted on February 20, 2014
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Written by Maya Lapp, The Eagle Staff Writer

As soon as the Olympics begin each couch potato becomes the expert of every Olympic sport- but this year there are twelve more events and an entire extra day of competition to pretend we specialize in. The International Olympic Committee... Read more »

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