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  • February 1202/11/20 - Girls' Varsity Gymnastics win Sectional meet with season high score of 144.0750
  • February 1202/10/20 - Girls' Varsity Basketball beats DGS 41-21, finishes 25-6 overall in regular season
  • January 2801/25/20 - Girls' Varsity Basketball beats Hinsdale Central 34-14

Head-to-Head: TikTok is fun and creates a sense of community

Hailey Grubich, Feature Editor

January 15, 2020

Out of all the social media apps, TikTok should be the least of our worries. While most platforms are used to showcase only the glamorous parts of our lives, TikTok allows us to take a comedic, inclusive, and non-judgmental a...

Head-to-Head: TikTok is a waste of time

Sam Bull, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2020

Ah, yes. TikTok: the mind-numbing, humorless, time-consuming new social media platform taking our generation by storm. The app’s monumental popularity is a bit odd to me, mostly due to the fact that it just doesn’t seem to ...

‘Happy Holidays’ is the more inclusive phrase

Jill Anthony, A&E Editor

December 9, 2019

When I was in elementary school, we would always have a “holiday sing-along” the day before going on winter break. The whole school would gather in the gym and we would sing many diverse types of holiday songs, ranging from ...

Staff Editorial: Red Ribbon speaker wins over student body

October 23, 2019

Motivational speaker Eddie Slowikowski fired up the crowd last Wednesday. Slowikowski, an energetic individual, discussed pivotal moments in his life that shaped him into the man he is today, using his experience, knowledge, and ...

Do not brag about your lack of sleep

Hailey Grubich, Feature Editor

October 23, 2019

“Dude, you think you’re tired? I only got, like, one hour of sleep last night. I’m totally crushing it.” We all love to brag about how we aren’t getting any sleep. It could be because we have too much homework, too ...

Minorities deserve representation in media

Anika Canamedi, In-Depth Editor

October 23, 2019

Children look to connect with characters they see on TV or read in books on a personal level. They look for themselves in characters. When a child can’t see themselves, they can begin to feel like they will never be the her...

Head-To-Head: Teachers should never be armed

Libby Soelberg, Feature Editor

October 23, 2019

The classic high school experience has changed drastically from when our parents were children. Instead of just the stress of tests and homework, the modern-day debate of the second amendment demands that students live in constant ...

Head-To-Head: Allowing qualified teachers to carry firearms helps to protect students

Mary Petersen, In-Depth Editor

October 21, 2019

Amidst all the emotion surrounding the contentious issue of gun control and gun violence in schools, many argue that removing guns from schools, even in the hands of trained professionals, will somehow make school safer. Howe...

Impeachment: understand the proceeding

Amelia Carlson, News Editor

October 18, 2019

As you might’ve either read or heard, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives would continue an impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump amid the Ukraine scandal and Wh...

Reflections on a trip to Costa Rica

Madeline Schallmoser, Sports Editor

September 24, 2019

The time: June 2019. The goal: experience nature, biodiversity, and culture. The place: Costa Rica. DGN’s biennial science department trip taught me lessons far beyond science.  Travel is worth it because of the anticipati...