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  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

  • December 3Boys Wrestling won against Proviso West 56-15

  • December 3Varsity Boys Basketball won home opener against Proviso West 85-54

Smoke and mirrors: the fact and fiction of vape

Sophia Kartsounes, Opinion Editor

February 22, 2018

Filed under Features, In-Depth

It began as a joke, an online phenomenon, that bled into classrooms, locker rooms and hallways. Flying under teachers radars are small metal devices resembling portable flash drives, or vapes. The modern electronic cigarette...

Coaches role in athletes’ nutrition

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Extra Curricular, Features, Sports

Crossing the finish line of the Naperville Twilight Invitational cross country race, gasping for air but smiling at the same time, as I try to collect myself. My calves and quads burn and my chest tightens up as I recover from t...

Bilingual: Reflecting on benefits and challenges of bilingualism

Gayu Menon, News Editor

January 30, 2018

Filed under Features

As senior Jessica Diaz walks into her house, her abuela, or grandmother is contemplating on what to cook for dinner that evening. Diaz asks, “¿Me puedes hacer pozole por favor?” Diaz would like her grandma to make pozole,...

‘God’s Own Country’: my home

Gayu Menon, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Features

India is a diverse country. Within India there are 22 official languages. I am from Kerala, the southern tip of India. God’s Own Country, as Kerala is often referred to, is filled with tall, swaying coconut trees with streams just...

Hallway Chatter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Features, Hallway Chatter

The Omega staff listened to student conversations in the hallway and selected ones that “best” described our student population. Ω ”You look like a French villain in that hat” Ω "Is a trap car really just a trapez...

Students explore coding

Jade Warwick, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

Filed under Extra Curricular, Features

Expanding the demographics of girls in the field of coding and computer sciences is something that junior Ava Nolan wanted to do since she discovered the non-profit organization, Girls Who Code over two years ago. She first heard...

Snowball-goers can ‘cross the line’ without fear

Audrey Dwyer, Staff Writter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Features

Operation Snowball paints itself as a weekend for high schoolers to have fun and open up to their peers about topics that are not usually brought up in the classrooms. Teachers are invited to come on the retreat to participate,...

Drivers education teachers differ in school and outside

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editer

December 13, 2017

Filed under Features

With a shaky breath, a prayer from Dad in the passenger seat, and a twist of the key, the engine roars to life for a teenager for the first time. At 15 most American teenagers enter the world of driving. When deciding where to...

Former DGN students face wrath of Hurricane Harvey

Madison Venckus, Feature Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Features

Former DGN student Madison Kuratko makes her way to the window, wading through water up to her hips inside her home. Peering out she sees the entire neighborhood flooded, making streets seem like rivers after the passing of Hurr...