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The August Wilson Center is Sold

The August Wilson Center is Sold

Posted on October 29, 2014
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Written by Faith Greenfield

Earlier this month the sale of The August Wilson Center was cleared by Judge Lawrence O’Toole of Common Pleas Orphans Court. It sold to a consortium of foundations for $8.49 million. The foundations that bought the center consist... Read more »

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Russia and Ukraine: Is it Really Necessary?

Russia and Ukraine: Is it Really Necessary?

Posted on September 22, 2014
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Written by Malaun Grimes, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Many of us have flown in a plane before and the most traumas were turbulence but not for one airliner it was more than just a little bump. As many of you know, the conflict between Ukraine and Russia started with the allegation that... Read more »

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Worldwide excitement builds over World Cup's start-up

Worldwide excitement builds over World Cup’s start-up

Posted on June 1, 2014
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Written by Theo Papazekos, for The Eagle Online

On June 12, the most watched tournament in the world will begin in Brazil.  The 2014 FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious tournament and the most sought after trophy in the world.  As the most global sport, the World Cup combines... Read more »

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Food Revolution Day is another memorable event

Food Revolution Day is another memorable event

Posted on May 20, 2014
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Written by Rahsheena Jordan, The Eagle Online Reporter

“Got my Chef Boyardee on,” said junior Arthur King, when he was asked about Food Revolution Day. The truth was that for Arthur and all of the participant of the 2nd Annual event, nothing could be further from the idea of... Read more »

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Food Revolution Day Just Around the Corner!

Food Revolution Day Just Around the Corner!

Posted on May 15, 2014
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Written by Alleah Rose, The Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Have you heard about it? Well, now you have! On Friday, May 16, 2014, 20 of the best chefs in Pittsburgh are gathering at Obama Academy to make FREE food with the students. You didn’t read that wrong, either! All the food there will... Read more »

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Relaxed gun laws let gun violence ravage the state

Relaxed gun laws let gun violence ravage the state

Posted on April 27, 2014
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Written by Olivia Perfetti, The Eagle Staff Writer

There are few of us who have not been touched by senseless violence. Whether the violence involves one of our loved ones or whether we hear about it in the news, violent incidents, especially involving guns, have become an inescapable... Read more »

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Democratic candidates visit Obama, debate issues and make their cases

Democratic candidates visit Obama, debate issues and make their cases

Posted on April 23, 2014
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Written by Maya Lapp, For the Eagle Online

On Tuesday April 8, 2014 Obama Academy hosted a debate for the Democratic Candidates of Pennsylvania’s upcoming governor election which focused on public educations. This a major issue that has arisen through the Pittsburgh Public... Read more »

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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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