Russia and Ukraine: Is it Really Necessary?

Russia and Ukraine: Is it Really Necessary?

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 the Malaysia Airlines... Read more »

September 22, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

Worldwide excitement builds over World Cup's start-up

Worldwide excitement builds over World Cup’s start-up

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 soccer, national... Read more »

June 1, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under News

Two Obama students win Amelia Earheart Awards

Two Obama students win Amelia Earheart Awards

Written by Allie Rose, The Eagle Online Staff Reporter

Let’s face it, many of Obama’s best students go unrecognized. Sure, we hear about the sports teams, the musical cast winning various awards and the big name choices for colleges, but we often don’t hear about kids who consistently work... Read more »

May 20, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

Afterschool Annoyances

Written by Martha Yanders

There has been an outcry of complaints for many inconveniences towards the afterschool bus system and many of them have been ongoing for years. One does not have to look far to see the discrepancy between the middle and high school students in terms of... Read more »

October 3, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports, Student News

The new face of Obama Soccer

The new face of Obama Soccer

Written by Ian Thomas, The Eagle Staff Writer

There’s no doubt that this year’s Obama Academy boys’ soccer team has quite the roster. Fans should be prepared for an exciting season, one that is filled with promise. With seniors Abe Kouyate and Ray Cascio controlling the offense and midfielders,... Read more »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under Sports

USO opens with a close win 27-20 over Westinghouse

USO opens with a close win 27-20 over Westinghouse

Written by Martinea Goss, The Eagle Staff Reporter

The USO football team opened their season with a win. Although the win was tough and the game points were scored back to back, they defeated the Westinghouse Bulldogs. DaSean Bonneau caught a remarkable pass from Ronald Brown, scoring a touchdown. Ronald... Read more »

September 10, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under Sports

Pakistani Student Joins Obama Family

Pakistani Student Joins Obama Family

Written by Sead Niksic

Farooq Ahmed, son of Shambay, is attending the Barack Obama Academy of International studies for the upcoming school year as an exchange student. Farooq, from Balochistan-the largest providence in Pakistan- is 15, and currently studying as a sophomore.... Read more »

October 7, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

Afterschool Annoyances

Written by Martha Yanders

There has been an outcry of complaints for many inconveniences towards the afterschool bus system and many of them have been ongoing for years. One does not have to look far to see the discrepancy between the middle and high school students in terms of... Read more »

October 3, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports, Student News

Obama Declassified: How to survive the 11th Grade IB diploma programme Year

Written by Martha Yanders

So, everyone knows that eleventh grade is supposedly the hardest and most stressful year in your academic career. My own mother refers to it as “the money year.” Since it is such a difficult year, especially for diploma candidates, it is crucial to... Read more »

October 3, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News

Broken Mirror

Written by Emoni Jones

Broken by people’s words Bound by society’s ways A soul full of depression Happiness is not an option Empty words shouted out Respect lost The deeper the cut the bigger the wound How did we fall so out of tune? It never hurts to help Yet, we walk... Read more »

October 3, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Is it time to retire the "n word?"

Is it time to retire the “n word?”

Written by Sabrina Jones, The Eagle Staff Reporter

The word “Nigger” originated from the French (negre) and Spanish language (negro) meaning black.  In the United States, “nigger” was first regarded as pejorative in the early 19th century. Some people feel that it is a culture thing,... Read more »

May 23, 2014 • 0 comments • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

In the spirit of Food Revolution, some recipes that will give you a healthy snack

In the spirit of Food Revolution, some recipes that will give you a healthy snack

Written by Becca Tsapis Mosse and Maya Lapp for The Eagle Online

Many people live on snacks. Humans were originally supposed to be grazing creatures, before we settled down into a three (or often four) meal system, so snacks in between meals are habitual. The problem is that the snacks we sometimes choose aren’t... Read more »

May 21, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry

Pakistani Student Joins Obama Family

Pakistani Student Joins Obama Family

Written by Sead Niksic

Farooq Ahmed, son of Shambay, is attending the Barack Obama Academy of International studies for the upcoming school year as an exchange student. Farooq, from Balochistan-the largest providence in Pakistan- is 15, and currently studying as a sophomore.... Read more »

October 7, 2014 • Comments Off • Filed Under Student News