DGN Omega

  • 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

A message from the EIC: Sensitive issues still need to be discussed properly

Sarah Rogoz, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

Filed under In-Depth

In late January, a picture and video were released on social media showing DGN students writing racial slurs. One of the incidents was made very public over Twitter. Following this event was an announcement made by Principal Schwarze...

Racist incidents bring attention to bigger issues

Sarah Rogoz and Sam Bull

March 15, 2019

Filed under In-Depth

On Saturday, Jan. 12, a white DGN student wrote the N-word on a whiteboard.   Another student took a video of this, and then proceeded to upload that video to their Snapchat story. Within hours, the video had been r...

Consume with caution: students navigate digital news

Sam Bull, Matt Troher, and Patrick Brooks

January 23, 2019

Filed under In-Depth

As our society is becoming increasingly more digital, news can spread at the simple click of a retweet button or the forwarding of an email The internet is certainly a tool for creating a more unified and interconnect society, but j...

Anonymous Alert system fuels drama with students

Katherine Gross, News Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Features, In-Depth

The number of Anonymous Alerts and false alerts submitted has risen this year. The police and administration have enforcements in place to discourage students from using alerts as a tool to hurt others. D99 added the Anonymous...

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...

Bilingual: Reflecting on benefits and challenges of biligualism

Gayu Menon, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under In-Depth

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, ...

I live in America: my heart is in Italy

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editer

December 13, 2017

Filed under In-Depth

One of the animal names I learned as a baby was bird, uchello. I would run around pointing at pigeons in Gaeta piazzas yelling “u! u!” trying to pronounce it. Gaeta is a town in northern Italy where Mom grew up and Nona still...

Bridging the gap between classes: Teachers push for consistency in classes

Jasmine Abdallah, In-Depth Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Features, In-Depth

As junior Chloe Mason walks into her AP Language class, she plops into her desk ready for class to begin. Just across the hall, junior Austin Moca mopes into the same curricular class, but his hands are sweating as he stresses...