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Eman’s Declassified High School Survival Guide

Eman’s Declassified High School Survival Guide

Emmanuelle Copeland, Print Features Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Dear DGS Juniors, Next year, you'll be a senior and that's super exciting. But there are a few things you should know before you get there. First things first, college. You may or may not know what to do for applying to college. To be quite blunt, there is an expectation that you are sel...

How to succeed in business without being sexist

How to succeed in business without being sexist

Rhaya Truman and Alex Miranda

May 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, frnt.pge, Opinions, Rhaya's Blog, Uncategorized

The curtain call was met with applause at the 2019 DGS musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” The musical is based in New York during the 1960s. Finch, a run-of-the-mill, charming man aiming to ascend the corporate ladder, uses a book as a “cheat code” to get ahead i...

Dismissive doctors

Dismissive doctors

Colin Dodd, Print Opinions Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Ever since second grade, I’ve had a knee problem because of one time that I sat in my desk weird and it fell. There was no hospital visit or anything, just a limp. Now, this limp has been with me for a decade. It warranted a hospital visit after working a cart duty at a supermarket causing me t...

My junior year lament

My junior year lament

Rachel Ley, Print Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2019


Filed under frnt.pge, Opinions

Considering I’m someone who has never particularly loved school or been the most studious person, I thought high school would be the four longest years of my life. Joining marching band freshman year put me in an activity with kids from every grade level and I became close with some upperclassmen, ...

Breaking up with junior year

Breaking up with junior year

Sarah Barber, Online Opinions Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under frnt.pge, Opinions

Dear junior year, I didn’t listen. I didn’t listen when my friends said taking eight classes with no lunch or study hall would be bad for me. I didn’t listen when they told me not to do speech, the mock election and the fall play all at once. I didn’t listen when they said that it would...

Move over senioritis, junioritis is here

Move over senioritis, junioritis is here

Jacob Casella, Social Media Director

April 24, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Thoughts by Jacob

Seniors are getting ready for prom this weekend and then for graduation and then for the rest of their lives. I cannot help but be excited for every single one of them. I feel like I have been in class and interacted with so many students in the grade above me while at DGS, I almost think I am one of...

Dispenser despair

Dispenser despair

Colin Dodd, Print Opinions Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Our school's fries sit on the heated racks in the Mustang Grill and the serving pans of the cafetorium restaurant. Hungry students grab their portions, and as they walk towards their table they realize the one thing they’re missing: some ketchup. After fighting the crowd around the dispensers, they go for thei...

AP exams: My ‘always pushed’ classes torture me

AP exams: My ‘always pushed’ classes torture me

Sarah Barber, Online Opinions Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under frnt.pge, Opinions

Ah, the month of April. It’s a great time of year. We’re entering the home stretch with just over a month until the coveted summer break begins. Should be a happy time, right? Wrong. I’m a sucker for any sort of discount. I’m the one people come to when they want to find a bargain or...

The SAT: Who wants to start a DGS rowing team?

The SAT: Who wants to start a DGS rowing team?

Jacob Casella, Social Media Director

April 10, 2019


Filed under frnt.pge, Opinions

Yesterday, high school juniors throughout the country took the SAT. It was six hours of pure standardized-test fun. Where else would anyone want to be? If you know me, you know I love standardized testing. I like to think of it as a day off from school, only I have to sit for hours and read passag...

A spirited fight: Why attendance should be required at DGS assemblies

A spirited fight: Why attendance should be required at DGS assemblies

Alex Miranda, Copy Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Editorials, frnt.pge, Opinions

Give me a D! Give me a G! Give me a… S? It appears some students have lost their school spirit. During assemblies, the cafeteria and library become packed with students who opt out of these events, leaving supervisors overwhelmed and gym bleachers underpopulated. Because of this, the administration...

Best of both lives: How I accepted my identity

Best of both lives: How I accepted my identity

Ariel Oh, Copy Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

My name is Ariel Oh. I am Korean; my favorite subject is math; I like eating rice; I play the piano and have a black belt in karate; also, I aspire to be a doctor, and if that doesn’t work out, I would like to be a lawyer. I have grown up with “tiger-parents” all my life. I don’t go to pa...

Fake Insta, real self

Fake Insta, real self

Jacob Casella, Social Media Director

March 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Thoughts by Jacob

Without my finsta I would lose my mind. Without my finsta I would have to send out a mass text to my friends looking for my brain -- I would need Find My iPhone for it. You may ask, what is a finsta, and why could I not live without it? Well, a finsta, or spam account, is a second Instagram account...

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