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Staff Editorial: Stick to one platform

Omega Staff

September 30, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

This year, much of the DGN has switched over to Google programs to go along with the 1:1 chromebook policy that was implemented. In the past, Blackboard has been used as a tool both for teachers and students to post and submit...

50,000 RTs and you still have to take finals

August 21, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

As the school year comes to a close and final exams dawn upon underclassmen, many students find themselves consumed with anxiety and fear over passing these dreaded exams. In light of this, students across the country used the...

Social media is not always private media

June 12, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Tons of campaigns have been launched in the last decade about safety precautions for social media, and, for the most part, students have taken away knowledge from them. Students now know to be mindful of what they post and how...

Staff Editorial: Wi-Fi 1:done

April 14, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

One of the most ridiculous and frustrating features of Downers Grove is that the internet provided by the local Starbucks is more reliable than the Wi-Fi provided by the school district. It’s widely known by staff and students...

Staff Editorial: Privacy vs. Safety

March 6, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Privacy comes first Until recently, many of us felt that we had places where we were less vulnerable to the debilitating grip of school policy, such as social media. On social media, we were able to complain about the school...

Take a day off vs. Toughen up

March 6, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Better safe than frozen Michael Rivera | Opinion Editor [email protected] When I hear the phrase “winter is coming” I have no fear because District 99 has made an effort to ensure my classmates do not have to endure ridic...

Staff Editorial: Who’d we vote for?

November 18, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

On Sept. 22, upperclassmen were, for the first time, given the opportunity to vote for Student Council president. After the only male candidate was eliminated in a primary, the student body was left to vote online for one of two...

Dropping (classes) like it’s hot

November 18, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinions

According to the 2014 DGN course registration guide, a student must wait four and a half weeks into a semester until he or she is able to drop a class. While the current policy suggests that the extended time is meant for the...

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