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Rhaya Truman
Rhaya Truman is a senior at DGS and is the Managing Editor for the Blueprint. She has participated in basketball and dance in her DGS years and is currently a member of the Speech team. She is involved in many organizations, for example, Kpop club,  Peer Tutors, Speech, Mustang Way Leaders and the Communications Officer for the Student Council Executive Board.

Her favorite things to do are go to concerts, shopping and traveling. She will be attending the University of Arizona in the fall of 2019. She will be double majoring in Communications and Gender and Women's Studies. 

Truman received an honorable mention for her first print in depth piece at NISPA and multiple awards for her reviews. She was also a state qualifier in review writing and placed 3rd at her sectional. She was a member of the 2018 Blueprint state winning team.

Truman has an obsession with 90’s culture and lives "the retro way" in order to fill her void of not being born in the best era of all time. Some of her favorite recent artists are Tyler, The Creator, Logic and J. Cole, which all contain the vintage vibes her old soul craves. 

She wants to be fluent in at least three languages in her life and travel to multiple countries. She lives her life in aesthetics and has a secret love for interior design. She believes if she does not win the senior elective for best dressed, her high school career was not worth it. Her favorite show is the Get Down, she has a pretty cool record collection, loves meeting new people and treats life like a never ending good book.


Rhaya Truman, Managing Editor

May 08, 2019
How to succeed in business without being sexist (Story)
May 02, 2019
A special family: a closer look into the Special Education Program at DGS (Story)
May 01, 2019
Horoscope 5/1: the quote you need to finish the school year strong (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Horoscopes 4/24: The song you would get wild to at prom (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
BTS establishes their persona in new record breaking album (Story/Media)
Mar 22, 2019
Taking back freedom of speech: slam poetry (Story/Media)
Mar 22, 2019
Issue 4 (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Saying ‘thank u, next’ to the new Ariana Grande album (Story/Media)
Feb 07, 2019
Internet shaming has become the new form of bullying (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
DGS defeats Hinsdale South with senior night pride (Story/Media)
Nov 16, 2018
Fundamentals of fighting (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Accepting the harsh reality that racism still exists (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
What ugly holiday sweater should you wear this year? (Media)
Dec 21, 2018
Let’s talk about: senioritis (Story/Media)
Dec 13, 2018
Anti abortion demonstrators protest outside of DGS (Story/Media)
Dec 07, 2018
DGS captivates the culture (Story/Media)
Dec 05, 2018
Horoscopes 12/5: which senior superlative are you? (Story/Media)
Nov 30, 2018
That’s a wrap: the best song releases of November (Story/Media)
Nov 29, 2018
New Netflix series ‘Motown Magic’ grooves through racial barriers (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Issue 2 (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Horoscopes: what you should be thankful for this season (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2018
Deeper than the roster: the lack of minority representation in activities at DGS (Story/Media)
Oct 03, 2018
How Logic created a legacy through the Young Sinatra era (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
BROCKHAMPTON radiates creativity in new album ‘iridescence’ (Story/Media)
Sep 26, 2018
Nike made an educated decision to choose Kaepernick for their campaign (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Dear seniors: making this your year (Story)
May 18, 2018
Issue 5 (Story)
May 15, 2018
Masello scores double: commited to Augsburg for basketball and soccer (Story)
May 04, 2018
Post Malone’s new album is like a treat in a candy shop (Story/Media)
Apr 25, 2018
Horoscope 4/25 (Story)
Mar 23, 2018
Lollapalooza? More like Holla-Palooza: A 2018 lineup breakdown (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Issue 4 (Story)
Mar 12, 2018
Annual Daddy Daughter Dance provides a magical night (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Horoscopes 2/28 (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Taking a closer look into the ‘Man in the Woods’ (Story/Media)
Feb 12, 2018
Weekly Preview: Feb. 12 – 16 (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Throwback Thursday: Jillian Paladino (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Issue 3 (Story)
Dec 18, 2017
Behind the 4.0: calculating the big junior year (Story/Media)
Dec 06, 2017
Blackbear’s new album is as sweet as honey (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
Issue 2 (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
Calling ‘Reputation’ what it is (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
November 21, 2017 (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
Why I should want to be white (Story/Media)
Oct 26, 2017
Issue 1 (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Crosstown football teams battle it out: DGS vs DGN (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Leila Morof: DGS’s gift from Germany (Story)
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