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Stories from Downers Grove North High School
Back again: self-guided classroom sets precedent for the future
News

Libby Soelberg | November 5, 2019

Last school year, Christopher Bronke, a DGN English chairperson led a self-guided classroom in hopes of gaining ideas for the future. He chose to continue it this year to help “empower students to own…

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School zones established near Main Street crossing
News

Sam Weinheimer | November 4, 2019

At the end of February, efforts to create safer crosswalks around DGN began after the death of junior Beth Dunlap. Beth, who was fatally struck by an imparied driver, obeyed the pedestrian laws and was…

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David Edwards becomes first DGN alum drafted to NFL
Sports

Mary Wojcik | May 20, 2019

Former DGN football player David Edwards is added to the Los Angeles Rams roster as the 169th pick during this year’s NFL draft, which took place April 25 through April 27.

“We had heard so many…

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Box office closed: students reminisce about Cascade Drive-In
News

Mary Wojcik | May 20, 2019

This summer, a popular activity frequented by students, friends and families will no longer be available to experience as the Cascade Drive-In officially closes down.

The drive-in has been operating…

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Nerf Wars: Annual senior assassins competition tests players’ aim and friendship
News

Sam Weinheimer | April 23, 2019

It was a brisk and mellow night when senior John Landry bolted out of theater rehearsal to pursue senior Shea Pauley, his target. He drove to Pauley’s friend’s house and waited in his car. After…

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Weighing benefits of early graduation
Features

Mary Wojcik | April 19, 2019

This school year, 13 seniors chose to depart from high school ahead of their class as early graduates. Although a discouraged decision by District 99, students who have fulfilled their graduation requirements…

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Place over taste: The case for bad coffee
Opinions

Matt Troher | April 11, 2019

I am a coffee snob.

I exclusively buy whole coffee beans, grinding them myself as I go. I wouldn’t touch anything pre-ground with a ten-foot pole. I use a French press to craft my morning beverage,…

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Former DGN football player declares for NFL draft
Sports

Mary Wojcik | January 28, 2019

After spending three years with the Wisconsin Badgers, former DGN football player David Edwards will be forgoing his last year with Wisconsin in order to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.

Edwards was…

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FOODS UNKNOWN: A Glimpse Into the Seoul
Arts & Entertainment

Katherine Gross | January 11, 2019

Seoul Taco is a Mexican-Korean fusion restaurant in Chicago that serves up tacos, gogi bowls, and diversity– something that drew senior Ciara Asonye to the restaurant right away. After all, a person’s…

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Protests: Anti-abortion protesters assemble in front of DGN
News

Matt Troher | January 9, 2019

A once routine act, crossing Main Street to enter DGN became eventful during the week of Wednesday, Dec. 5.

On the morning of Dec. 5, two male protesters stood on the sidewalk in front of DGN and held…

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