DGN Omega

  • March 173/12/21 - Girls' Varsity Basketball win a share of WSC
  • March 173/13/21 - DG gymnastics conference champions
  • March 173/14/21 - Boys' Varsity Basketball conference champions
ON A QUEST: Olivia Shirk and Vanessa Lopez are on the hunt for the best breakfast sandwich.

Breakfast sandwich bonanza

Vanessa Lopez and Olivia Shirk March 22, 2021

Looking for the perfect fast-food breakfast sandwich seems like an impossible task. Rising to the challenge, sports editor Vanessa Lopez and photography editor Olivia Shirk, took on the seemingly difficult...

RAPTUROUS ROLE SWAP: Elation infuses the Torres children as they dominate the day—and their parents, too.

Review: Yes Day

Nicholas Hanscom, In-Depth Editor March 20, 2021

Ah, yes. The ill-famed “no” issued day after day by the average parent. We’ve all wished in desperation for that one day when they will just say “Yes!” to everything for a change, but, unfortunately,...

The six-and-a-half-hour music album,

Review: Everywhere at the End of Time

Julia Szostak, Staff Writer March 15, 2021

Many people ponder the meaning of life. Though I don’t have an answer to this question, I do know one thing for certain—each and every day we are creating memories. Memories of people, of experiences,...

Review: Change in Scenery ll

Review: Change in Scenery ll

Maeve Dietrich, Social Media and Photography Editor March 13, 2021

Of the 12 songs on Quinn XCII’s airy, serotonin-releasing album Change in Scenery II, a good portion have made their way onto my summer playlist. These tracks will be blasted through the car speakers...

Disney+ Marvel Studios series

Review: WandaVision

Emma Cho, In-Depth Editor March 13, 2021

A week ago today the finale of “WandaVision” aired, wrapping the first Disney+ Marvel Studios series that has been released this year. “WandaVision” is just one of many installments to the Marvel...

SETTING THE STAGE: Lead actress Marin Koch (11) (left) gets ready to film a scene with the help from director Nolen Stevens (12).

Behind the scenes: an exclusive look at high school movie production

Gretchen Lucina, A&E Editor March 5, 2021

Writing the script, memorizing lines, setting the stage, and editing a film are major jobs in producing a movie. Cast and crew consisting of 14 students mostly from DGN and a few from other schools took...

Review: Cobra Kai

Review: Cobra Kai

Timmy Ryan, Sports editor March 4, 2021

24 years since the premier of the final movie of the Karate Kid series (10 years since the 2010 remake), Netflix released their series Cobra Kai. In 2018 season one was released of this new take on the...

New neurodiversity club at DGN helps students understand their brains

New neurodiversity club at DGN helps students understand their brains

Jake Morgan, Sports Editor March 2, 2021

A new club has been created at DGN surrounding the idea of neurodiversity—the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits—and kicked off on Jan 8.  Amy Simler, the teacher...

FREEDOM AND FRIENDSHIP: Fern (Frances McDormand) enjoys the unfettered beauty of nature and life with her nomad confidant, David (David Strathairn).

Review: Nomadland

Nicholas Hanscom, In-Depth Editor March 2, 2021

Despite transpiring in pre-pandemic 2011, Nomadland hits close to home in a time when unemployment and solitude are common. With powerful themes of love, friendship and the values of life, this sad yet...

Netflix's original documentary displaying Elisa Lam in the well-recognized elevator video footage.

Review: Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

Olivia Shirk, Photography Editor February 23, 2021

Netflix and other streaming platforms have been on a roll with creating documentaries surrounding true crime cases like ‘The Night Stalker’, ‘American Murder: The Family Nextdoor’, and ‘The Disappearance...

Review: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Nicholas Hanscom, In-Depth Editor February 22, 2021

With frigid temperatures and boatloads of snow unlike any we’ve seen for years forcing us inside, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar reminds us that warmer days are on their way. Simultaneously funny...

“Freaky Friday” musical rehearsals continue amidst uncertainty, excitement

Tabitha Irvin, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Downers Grove North High School will perform Freaky Friday for its annual and highly anticipated spring musical, a well-known Disney film that was later adapted into a musical in 2016. This energetic and...

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