On a chilly morning in March I woke up and began my journey to Mobile, Alabama. It was three in the morning, my dad and I were driving on I-75, and I had yet to know that this would be one of the best weeks of my life.
I was on my way to the National Level 1 team tennis championship. In this event,... READ MORE »»
There’s almost no doubt that most Americans living in the United States are predominately monolingual. But for those Americans who are bilingual, the benefits are tremendous. In a 2015 article by ScienceMag, researchers found that people speaking different languages have totally different perceptions of the world and of s... READ MORE »»
This past Monday, everyone at ODA, and the rest of the nation all had a day off from work or school. As it has been every year since 1986, the third Monday of January was celebrated as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. At ODA, though, there was a fairly low level of celebration, other than a short video in our... READ MORE »»
Bullying has been the focal point of school conflict for many for years, but one ODA leader is doing more than talking. Ms. L'Tanya Evans, Academic Dean and Head of the ODA Arts Department, has selected a collection of short plays to be the principal focus of this year's fall cabaret dessert theater.
In cabaret style seating audience members will experience a type of rest... Read More »