DGN Omega

  • June 19DGN graduate Connor Kopach drafted in 25th round (pick 748) by MLB's Seattle Mariners

  • June 19DGN graduate Nic Laio selected in 20th round by MLB's Texas Rangers

  • June 16Girls’ basketball: Varsity finishes 4-0 at Marquette team camp

2017-2018 Staff

Natalie White


Senior Natalie White is on her third year on staff. In between naps and unnecessary food trips, she can be found in her car jamming to Beyoncé running from one activity to the next. She knew her fellow Editor-In-Chief, Sidney...

Sidney Lee


Sidney Lee is in her senior year at DGN and second year on The Omega staff. In addition to the newspaper, Sidney is on the Athena dance team and a member of the Acapella Choir. Outside of class, Sidney enjoys playing the piano,...

Madison Venckus

Feature Editor

Madison Venckus is a respectful, responsible and engaged senior and second year staff member of the DGN Omega. Beyond writing for the Omega, Madison partakes in the finest of activities including running, complaining about runn...

Sophia Karrow

In-Depth Editor

Sophia Karrow is in her senior year at DGN and her first year on The Omega staff. Outside of the newspaper, Sophia is involved in Cross Country and Track and Field year round. Sophia is in love with the city lifestyle, being ...

Sarah Rogoz

Opinion Editor

Sarah Rogoz is in her Junior year at DGN and first year on the Omega Staff. Along with her four dogs, she loves being a part of the Cheerleading and Track team. Due to her never ending complaints about just about everything, it...

Moises Dominguez

Photo Assistant

Junior Moises Dominguez is ready to start working for the omega newspaper by taking amazing photos and writing interesting stories. He is also ready for football Friday nights, choir performances, and theater plays. Surprisingly...

Bella Cotterell

Photography Editor

Senior Bella Cotterell is entering her first year on the Omega staff as Photography Editor. If she’s not telling you about her love for Shake Shack, then she’s probably out buying more things that have pineapples on them. S...

Sarah Baran

Social Media Editor

Senior Sarah Baran is entering her first and last year as social media editor for the Omega staff. When she’s not binge watching The Office, Sarah can be found hanging out with her friends. Her hobbies include drawing, singin...

Zain Bando

Sports Editor

Senior Zain Bando is in his second year working with The Omega, but first as an official Staff Writer. In between watching UFC pay-per-views and NFL football, he can be seen at DGN covering a game or simply being a spectator at ...

Matt Carbon

Sports Editor

Senior Matt Carbon is entering his second year on the Omega staff as a sports editor. When he’s not busy gushing over Kris Bryant or baseball statistics, he can be found hanging out with friends almost anywhere. In his free ti...

Sophia Kartsounes

Opinion Editor

Sophia Kartsounes is a senior and a second year Omega staff member. When she is not complaining about school, she can be found complaining about other things, petting her dog, or eating snacks. You can contact Sophia at skar2...

Matt Troher

A&E Editor/Graphics Editor

Junior Matt Troher is excited to take on his first year working with the Omega. In addition to the Omega, Matt is also involved with theater and choir at North. When he’s not at North, you can find Matt at one of the many lo...

Kyle Schirle

A&E Editor

Senior Kyle Schirle enjoys going by: Kyle, Schirle, Kyle Schirle, Mr. Schirle, and that guy over there. When he is not writing for the Omega he is usually: procrastinating, throwing shotput, editing videos, acting, playing complic...

Sophia Di Iorio

In-Depth Editor/Graphics Editor

This will be senior Sophia Di Iorio’s second year as an In-Depth as well as Graphics editor for the Omega. She hopes to contribute her best work to the paper and continue keeping the PRO in procrastination. Sophia also is an avid member o...

Isabelle LaBianco

News Editor

During her last months at DGN, Isabelle looks forward to late nights cramming for tests and balancing the responsibilities of being a five sport athlete. To feed her online shopping addiction, Isabelle works at Rocco & Rocco Hair...

Gayu Menon

News Editor

Gayu Menon is a senior at Downers Grove North and it’s her second year as News Editor. Between Gayu’s crazy schedules for dance and stress eating, you can find her procrastinating to do anything important and continue to binge...

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