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  • February 19Brad Rosen wrestled at 126lb, and finished top 8 at state wrestling meet, ending the 2018-2019 season
  • February 5Ingrid Carpen(12) advances to sectional bowling competition after scoring 1006 at final season meet
  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

Review: Game of Thrones — Season Eight, Episode Six (“The Iron Throne”)

Sam Bull, Opinion Editor

May 29, 2019

Game of Thrones is officially over, and what a ride it’s been. Drama, action, romance, even a hint of comedy here and there. But this last episode just did not represent the last eight seasons, nor did it give us a particular...

Unqualified Podcast: art for students, by students

Katherine Gross, News Editor

May 17, 2019

“Hi my name is Alex Teng and this is the Unqualified Podcast. I’m here with my co-host Connor. You can’t see him right now, but Connor is completely naked. He’s around 3 feet tall… well, let’s just cue the intro musi...

What the movies taught me about high school

Matt Troher, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2019

I’ve watched a lot of movies. I’ve seen good movies, great movies even, and many many bad movies. We’re constantly being bombarded with new movies, and it can be hard to find one that cuts through the noise. Personally, ...

Review: Game of Thrones — Season Eight, Episode Five (“The Bells”)

Sam Bull, Opinion Editor

May 14, 2019

Our speculations about Daenerys were true: she is neither the rightful nor the best option as the new ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. In fact, episode five showed us that she might even be as cruel as her late father, the Mad Kin...

Avengers Endgame: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

May 9, 2019

    Sitting in the movie theater after seeing the ending of endgame the full force of nearly 11 years of planning, character development, writing and filming left me truly speechless. Despite not seeing much ...

Review: Game of Thrones — Season Eight, Episode Four (“The Last of the Starks”)

Sam Bull, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2019

Episode four did well to display the realities from the aftermath of the Battle of Winterfell. The harsh attitudes and frustrating issues reminded us that, while Cersei still lives, no victory has been secured for anyone quite y...

Review: Game of Thrones — Season Eight, Episode Three (“The Long Night”)

Sam Bull, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2019

The hugely anticipated Battle of Winterfell: dark, long, and epic. Plenty of action ensued in the third episode—the longest and largest battle sequence in TV history—and we were not disappointed. The several minutes at ...

Review: Game of Thrones — Season Eight, Episode Two (“A Knight of Seven Kingdoms”)

Sam Bull, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2019

While the second episode of Game of Thrones’s eighth season did not have much action, it was far richer in the relationships, intensity, and meaningful dialogue that truly define the show. While many notable events occurred episode t...

Review: Game of Thrones — Season Eight, Episode One (“Winterfell”)

Sam Bull, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2019

The long-awaited eighth and final season of Game of Thrones was met with equally high excitement and expectations, and so far, there’s not much to conclude. We were left with some of the show’s same characteristics that...

Would You Like Fries With That?

Liberty Soelberg, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Some may consider fries to only be a side on the menu, but I think they are so much more. They make or break every meal. Fryday March 1, 4 friends and I took upon ourselves the task of sampling the french fries from 10 different...

Fredo Disco goes on Tour

Matt Troher, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2019

On a cold November night, over a year ago, DGN alum Fredo Fosco played his first concert with his band Fredo Disco. The show took place in the back room of a local music store, Evolution Music, in Downtown Downers Grove. Roug...

FOODS UNKNOWN: Schmaltz’s Deli: a deli to fill bellies

Katherine Gross, News Editor

March 14, 2019

Located in the back of Naperville’s Tower Crossing shopping center sits Schmaltz’s Deli-- an unassuming place, distinguishable from the other buildings surrounding it only by a white banner. But when you step inside? Well,...