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Box office closed: students reminisce about Cascade Drive-In

MOMENT TO REMEMBER: Kaitlyn Ford (12) is reminiscent of her nights spent at the Cascade Drive-In, now permanently closing down. Ford enjoyed being able to bring her pets along for the adventure.
May 3, 2019

This summer, a popular activity frequented by students, friends and families will no longer be available to experience as the Cascade Drive-In officially closes down. The drive-in has been operating...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Would You Like Fries With That?

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...

Place over taste: The case for bad coffee

Coffee anyone? Omega editor Matt Troher enjoys a cup of his favorite beverage, coffee
March 15, 2019

I am a coffee snob. I exclusively buy whole coffee beans, grinding them myself as I go. I wouldn’t touch anything pre-ground with a ten-foot pole. I use a French press to craft my morning beverage,...

Fredo Disco goes on Tour

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...

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

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...

Patrick Jackson: sophomore star on stage

THERE’S SOMETHING THERE: Patrick Jackson (10) as the Beast and Ellie Banke (12) have a heart to heart
March 14, 2019

When sophomore Patrick Jackson went to go see Addams Family with his parents in the eighth grade, he thought that there was no way he could be involved with something so complex.  But in the past year,...

The Video Game Market is Changing for the Worse

March 14, 2019

Apex Legends was unveiled and released on Feb 4 on Origin for free. Apex Legends had been worked on for two years by Respawn Entertainment. Endorsed by Electronic Arts, and developed by a legendary...

DGN On Love: students share their thoughts on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY79MjhyyCo

How NOT to do a cover – Weezer: A case study

How NOT to do a cover - Weezer: A case study
Weezer's cover of TLC's "No Scrubs" lacks originality.
February 5, 2019
I love Weezer.  And I love TLC. Weezer has this dorky, punk, guy-who-writes-poetry-about-girls-that-will-never-notice-him kind of sound.  Meanwhile, TLC is a hip-hop/funk/R&B group is composed of three ladies whose music and fashion is oh-so 90’s. Obviously, they’re two great tastes that taste great together.  So, when I learned that Weezer’s newest album, “Teal Album,” features TLC’s most iconic bop “No Scrubs” I was very excited. But within the first 5 seconds of the song, I knew I was going to be disappointed.
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