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Talking Points: A cannabis Q&A with Ga. Rep. Allen Peake

Talking Points: A cannabis Q&A with Ga. Rep. Allen Peake

May 11, 2016

I got involved with this when I met a 4-year-old girl named Haylee Cox who was suffering from seizures. Her mom was looking at moving to Colorado where medical cannabis is legal, because there had been some significant opportunities for children with seizures. Her mother called me and asked if we could help her. When I met her daughter, I was faced with the question any of us would ask: “what would I do if this was my child?”

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March 15, 2016

Gameday. Car packed. Cramped ride. Hit the locker rooms. Equipment on. Ready to go. It is time to hit... Read more »

Teacher-led investigation sheds new light on racial issues at Decatur

Teacher-led investigation sheds new light on racial issues at Decatur

February 23, 2016

“It might not be the 1960s,” David Schaar said, “but it’s a historic time for civil rights.” Schaar,... Read more »

Caucus vs. Primary

Caucus vs. Primary

February 12, 2016

On March 1st, Georgia voters will flock to the polls to pick their favorite presidential candidate. They'll... Read more »

Checkmate

Checkmate

January 26, 2015

Senior Carter Peatman is the 2015 Georgia State High School chess champion. Peatman will travel to... Read more »

Nice SAT scores, Decatur

Nice SAT scores, Decatur

October 14, 2014

While the PSAT/SAT looms in your near future, do not fret because last year the City Schools of Decatur... Read more »

The Transfer Student

Zoey Laird, Carpe Diem Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

Junior Shirley Liu (Chinese name Liu Xingyu, which means meteor rain) moved from China this school year because her mother is a visiting English professor at Georgia State University. She has a passion for languages and a love for the United States. The first thing she noticed was the “wide open sky” that seemed full of po... Read more »

Former DHS band member continues to march as a UGA Redcoat

Former DHS band member continues to march as a UGA Redcoat

November 2, 2012

Former Decatur student Chloe Moore lifts her instrument to her mouth as she gazes out into the crowd,... Read more »

“Enjoy the Company” of friends with The Whigs

“Enjoy the Company” of friends with The Whigs

October 26, 2012

There’s no such pride as local pride when it comes to music. Flipping through that beautiful, crisp... Read more »

Can Georgia win the SEC?

Sam Levy and Wilson Witherspoon, Carpe Diem staff

October 23, 2012

Filed under Sports

CAN GEORGIA WIN THE SEC? No (Sam Levy) Two words – Bama and LSU. These two teams are currently ranked one and two in the AP poll, and after watching them play, it seems as if they will stay at the top. Georgia is good this year – very good. The Bulldogs’ quarterback, Aaron Murray, has matured nicely and is helping ... Read more »

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