DGN Omega

  • October 18Boys varsity soccer team defeats Chicago Kelley 3-1 to continue their playoff journey

  • October 16Aidan Lafferty finishes 3rd in state at IHSA state golf meet

  • October 9=Senior Aidan Lafferty finished first in IHSA Sectional and is moving on to the state competition this weekend

I hate everything, and so do you

Sophia Di Iorio, In-Depth Editor

October 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Between global warming, political discord, and Harry Style’s acting career, humanity is speeding towards self-destruction faster than you can say, “I hate everything.” Chances are, you find it funny to hate everything....

Spring sport leave field house too crowded

Sophia Di Iorio, In-Depth Editor

October 13, 2016

Filed under Cartoons, Opinions


Staff Ed: Less suspensions with SB 100

October 12, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Senate Bill 100 was signed into effect in Aug. 2015 and became effective this September. The bill focuses on keeping more kids in school and limiting out-of-school suspensions. Most of the policies that the bill introduced, DGN h...

Homework steals students’ free time

Fletcher Peters, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

With school back in full swing, the always-dreaded homework has made it’s inevitable return. Planners are once again filled with plan-killing assignments and students are left questioning their choice in class rigor. A le...

Grit: ‘No pressure, no diamonds’

Nick Ferguson, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

My first day of school freshman year, I wore cargo shorts and a plain gray tee shirt with nothing but a small, discrete Nike swoosh on the left shoulder. I wanted to blend in with the crowd. I worried about jocks who would slap...

Staff Editorial: Poll results disappoint

Lucas Naber, A&E Editor

May 23, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Uncategorized

Every year, the majority of seniors, along with many underclassmen, are eager to find out the results of the infamous senior superlatives in the May issue of the Omega. The senior issue is perennially the highest selling issue...

Reconsider Finals Format

Abbe Murphy, Editor In Chief

May 23, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

It’s that time of the year again: finals. Time for countless late nights relearning material that you completely forgot since you learned it in February and trying to resist the urge to blow school off completely because of...

Natural talent does not trump hard work

Abbe Murphy, Editor In-Chief

April 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I’ll be the first to say that I’m not naturally smart. I wasn’t reading chapter books at age four and I definitely am not the kind of person who can breeze a test without opening my textbook. Up until middle school, I never...

Students suffer effects of long school day: Shorter days more convenient for all Silver Division schools

Emily Zimel, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

Filed under Opinions

Other schools in our conference have the advantage of a shorter school day with an earlier release time, while DGN requires students to be here until 3:20 p.m. This leaves students with minimal opportunity to do anything other...