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Top 10 Tips to Survive Finals

Bella Enfield '19, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

It’s that time of year. Spring has started (finally) and summer is just around the corner. That also means that everyone is preparing for finals. It may seem like a daunting task to take large tests for all your classes, but if you study wisely, it doesn’t have to be as stressful. Without furthe...

A Vibrant Valedictorian: Grace Doerfler

A Vibrant Valedictorian: Grace Doerfler

Kara Puszko '18, Features Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Congratulations to our very own Editor-in-Chief, Grace Doerfler, who was named Valedictorian of OC’s class of 2018! She will continue to do great things next year at the University of Notre Dame. The Eagle Eye will certainly miss her guidance and great ideas! I had the opportunity to talk with Grace ...

Salutations from the Class of 2018 Salutatorian!

Salutations from the Class of 2018 Salutatorian!

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year OC is proud to announce our class of 2018 Salutatorian as….*drumroll* Sophie Young! Sophie has been an active member of the OC community for the past four years and will continue on to achieve what is sure to be great success at Washington University in the fall. I had a chance to sit dow...

Still Afraid: Students Remain on Edge about School Shootings

Dallas Mercurio '20, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Features

It’s been roughly 4 months since the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Regardless of which side of the gun debate you are on, school shootings are a terrifying occurrence anywhere. The Parkland shooting shook America to its core and is still affecting students today. From videos of the actual shoot...

Waynesburg’s Mock Crime Scene: A Killer Time

Lauren Shovlin '19, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features

A few months ago, I participated in Waynesburg University’s “Mock Crime Scene” for high school students and their parents, along with OC junior Rianna Soltis.  The students were split into three groups, led by Waynesburg students, and learned about different techniques used when analyzing a crime sce...

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

Kavya Weaver '20, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Twinkling strings of lights, fluttering snowfall, and steaming mugs of cocoa mark the most beloved holiday of all: Christmas. In the United States, Christmastime is the most heavily romanticized time of the year. Millions of families around the country celebrate the birth of Christ with the classic and ...

Pittsburgh’s Tech and Foodie Boom

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features

   For decades, the city of Pittsburgh has been evolving into a major technology and food industry. This gradual “boom” all started in the 1980s, when the steel industry began to decline. Although many steel mills remained open, and still do today, modern technology and trendy restaurants have sta...

The Transformation From Rags to Riches: A Look at Backstage Cinderella

Clara Albacete '19, Assistant Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features

    Over the tinny speakers in the green room below the McGonigle Theater Stage one can hear “A Lovely Night” being belted onstage. An entire ensemble stands in two rows, bobbing back and forth with their arms bent at the elbows, creating a table effect. There’s hushed laughter followed by lou...

Welcome to Oakland Catholic, Lin Lao Shi!

Dallas Mercurio '20, Magazine Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features

This year Oakland Catholic welcomes a new Chinese teacher, Mrs. Joyce Krall, or as her students call her, Lin Lao Shi. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with the new OC teacher, and learn a bit more about her and her interesting life.   Where did you grow up? And if you aren’t orig...

Ciao, Miss Pazzaglia!

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features

Recently, I got to sit down with the new Italian teacher at OC, Miss Pazzaglia.   Eagle Eye: I just wanted to start off by saying welcome to Oakland Catholic. Alessandra Pazzaglia: Awe, thank you. EE: I wanted to ask a few questions for the newspaper so the people who don't have you for classe...

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