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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...

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...

DGN should teach more about Asian cultures

Hailey Grubich, Feature Editor

September 24, 2019

Asia makes up 59.76% of the entire world’s population according to population database World O Meters. It is made up of 48 countries such as Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Mongolia; several countries that are rare...

Nurses’ Office visits need more confidentiality

Ellie Cawthorne, A&E and Social Media Editor

May 15, 2019

Last year, I was going through a particularly rough patch in my life, specifically surrounding my anxiety and depression. Typically I wouldn’t share this type of personal information in a school publication, but I feel as if...

Travel: keep an open mind

Sam Bull, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2019

Travelling to foreign countries can result in two things: resorting to one’s small, introverted bubble without taking in anything that makes that country different, or actually involving oneself in the ways of that country and...

A message from the Omega EICs

Sarah Rogoz and Matt Troher

March 15, 2019

Writing about tragedy is never easy, especially when tragedy hits so close to home. Some of us on The Omega were close to Beth, others didn’t know her at all. Regardless, our editorial staff felt many emotions for many di...

Public displays of affection are rude and discomforting

Sam Weinheimer, Feature Editor

March 15, 2019

Picture this: you’ve just gotten an A on a math test you spent all night studying for. Proudly walking down the hallway with your head up high you see your best buddy, give him a fist bump and shout, “Today has been such a...

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

Sarah Rogoz, Editor-In-Chief

January 21, 2019

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

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...

Music Shaming: the stresses of aux duty

Katherine Gross, News Editor

October 29, 2018

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...