DGN Omega

  • 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

Finding a roommate using social media is as superficial as it seems

Sarah Rogoz, Editor-In-Chief

January 21, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions

With the introduction of numerous social media platforms, the methods of finding a roommate have switched since the previous generation. No longer did I have to wait until orientation day to meet with my roommate. Once I narrow...

Being a sibling is a full-time job

Ellie Cawthorne, Social Media Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I’m unemployed. Well, technically I am. However, I feel as if I have two jobs: one being a student and the other being a sibling. I’ve noticed that whenever my 15-year-old sister is going through something, I’m the first...

Letter from the Editor

Matt Troher, Editor-In-Chief

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions

When I arrived at school on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 5, I was jarred by the scene unfolding in front of the school. Before I had the chance to react as a journalist, I reacted as a person. I am not squeamish, but once I ...

A statement from The Omega

Katherine Gross and Matt Troher

December 18, 2018

Filed under Opinions

A recent poll sent to the student body and conducted by Omega staff members Matt Troher and Katherine Gross found that 183 of 465 respondents believe that school newspapers should always be reviewed prior to publication by the...

Heart rate monitors are often unfair

Sam Weinheimer, Feature Editor

December 18, 2018

Filed under Opinions

As a school requirement, all students at DGN must complete 4 years of physical education, aside from in-sport varsity athletes who may have exemptions. Whether it’s PE 1, anger management, or self defense class, these classes...

STAFF EDITORIAL Anonymous Alert isn’t used properly

November 7, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The Anonymous Alert system was introduced as a way for the District 99 community to communicate potential safety threats to administration smoothly and in a timely matter. To submit an alert the submitter has to identify as...

Flag burning sparks controversy in D99

Sarah Rogoz, Editor-in-chief

November 7, 2018

Filed under Opinions

After the crosstown DGN and DGS football game Oct. 18, students from DGS took a bed sheet spray painted with the words “actually, this is our town” from the DGN student section. Two DGS students then proceeded to burn the shee...

Music Shaming: the stresses of aux duty

Katherine Gross, News Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I listen to the Ramones, Childish Gambino, Sufjan Stevens, and Beyoncé. I’ve attended orchestra concerts, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and Lollapalooza. I love indie music, play classic rock when I’m cooking with my family...