DGN Omega

  • February 19Brad Rosen wrestled at 126lb, and finished top 8 at state wrestling meet, ending the 2018-2019 season

  • February 5Ingrid Carpen(12) advances to sectional bowling competition after scoring 1006 at final season meet

  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

Music Shaming: the stresses of aux duty

Katherine Gross, News Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

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...

Alumni Award of Excellence recipients speak at DGN

Vanessa Kamman, Feature Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under News

Each year, DGN awards the Alumni Award of Excellence to alumni who have demonstrated outstanding contributions in society. This year, two of the three alumni that received the award came back to speak to students about their experiences...

Review: Noname – Room 25

Matt Troher, Editor-In-Chief

October 2, 2018

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

The latest project from Chicago’s very own rapper Noname (Fatimah Warner) listens more like a spoken word poem than a rap album, and that’s exactly what makes her one of the best rappers in the scene right now. Hailing ...

Review: Thank You for Today proves exciting for long time Death Cab fans

Patrick Brooks, A&E Editor

September 7, 2018

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

  Thank You for Today is probably the most promising album of the 2010’s for both long-time Death Cab fans and newcomers. With a new producer, Rich Costly, and a new member, Dave Depper, Thank You for Today looks...

Schirle and Troher’s Summer Entertainment

Kyle Schirle and Matt Troher

May 22, 2018

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Fine Arts, Movies, Music

With school getting out and summer starting up, schedules will be freed up and boredom will need to be overcomed. A&E editors Matt Troher and Kyle Schirle share their recommendations on music and movies to help keep the boredom...

Review: Childish Gambino – This is America

Matt Troher, A&E Editor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

Childish Gambino’s “This is America” is the most important song in the world right now. Every music nerd like me is itching to review a song like “This is America”. In today’s pop-culture landscape that is so bogged...

Artist of the Month: Jo’s Corner

Matt Troher, A&E Editor

March 13, 2018

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

Spanning five years in age and three different schools, Jo’s Corner brings different people together to create one thing, music. Jo’s Corner consists of North students Sarah Durbin (Senior) on vocals and guitar, Delaney ...

Cawthorne’s 2018 Grammy Predictions

Ellie Cawthorne, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

Record of the Year: “Record Of The Year” is a category in which the board recognizes the artist's performance as well as the overall contributions of the producer(s), recording engineer(s) and/or mixer(s) if other than t...

Artist of the month: Fluctuation

Kyle Schirle, A&E editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Fine Arts, Music

The dictionary defines fluctuation as “shifting back and forth and changing” and changing and growing is exactly what this group of students has done. This DGN band consists of sophomores Billy Berberich (vocals), Miles Teague...

Students named to the Illinois All State musical

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Last June, senior Jack Cannan and junior Ellie Banke were selected to participate in the Illinois All-State musical, “Big Fish.” Banke was cast as the female lead, Sandra Bloom, and Cannan is on stage crew. The show will be...

The Killers-Wonderful, Wonderful Review

Kyle Schirle, A & E editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

8/10 Las Vegas rock band, The Killers, are coming back out of their cage and doing just fine with the release of their fifth studio album “Wonderful Wonderful”. The mix of alt rock and pop push this album above the competition. One...