Atlanta to host the next democratic debate: Predictions and Thoughts

Atlanta to host the next democratic debate: Predictions and Thoughts

November 19, 2019

The debate is likely to focus on common topics of the first four debates, such as healthcare reform, immigration, gun control, and the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

The twins and leaders of DYC Sydney and Alix Wagner.

Decatur Youth Council and City of Decatur start planting Legacy Park

March 26, 2019

The City of Decatur bought the $40 million United Methodist Children's Home for their 77-acre green space Master Plan 2 years ago. The Master Plan includes building an amphitheater, track, field facility, and affordable housing options. Only recently has the city started to make renovations and use the space.

Super Bowl LIII Falls Flat

Super Bowl LIII Falls Flat

February 5, 2019

Super Bowl LIII was possibly the worst super bowl in recent memory. The play was boring, the outcome was predictable, and the halftime show….well, the halftime show was flat out awful.

Update: James and the Giant Peach Tech Week and Preparation for Opening Night

Update: James and the Giant Peach Tech Week and Preparation for Opening Night

November 22, 2018

With Thanksgiving around the corner and opening night soon after, the cast and crew of Decatur’s newest musical production, James and the Giant Peach, is hurrying to get the show ready for viewers.

Islamic organizations and schools such as Madina Institute set up booths to attract event goers. Pictured (from left to right) is Sofia Sharif, Maria Khan, and Sara Abdualrub.

Agnes Scott Muslim Association raises money for Yemen

November 14, 2018

On Nov. 8 Muslims and allies gathered at an annual unity banquet hosted by the Agnes Scott Muslim Student Association (MSA) and raised money for impoverished Muslims in Yemen. The banquet had speakers from the Muslims of the World organization and the Islamic Speakers Bureau to bring in attendees.

“Little Women” inspired art show opening this weekend

October 5, 2018

On Oct. 5, the Sycamore Place Gallery will host the Little Women Collaborative Altered Book Project from 7-10 p.m. The project, conceived by Jess...

Photo courtesy of Refugee Family Literacy

Teaching in a tumultuous time

May 24, 2018

Refugee Family Literacy (RFL) is an organization that represents cultural tolerance. With years of experience teaching previously as an APUSH teacher at DHS, Susan Brown joined RFL to teach refugees from around the world how to read and write.

“To me, International Women’s Month represents our time to show who we really are,” Leila Rogers said. “It celebrates us, not just as women, but as human beings.”

Creating art, breaking barriers

May 9, 2018

In March, Trinity Mercantile & Design, in collaboration with the Decatur Arts Alliance, held an art event in celebration of International Women’s Month. The event, called Women Create ART, featured the unique work of nine local, female artists.

“If you want to sell it, let me tell it.”

January 31, 2018

Just off Auburn Avenue, there’s a bright yellow bicycle outside a convenience store with a sign that says, “I went from being homeless on this street to owning a small business here. Come inside and ask me my story.”

Students' artwork at the Decatur Library.

Sophomore participates in local art exhibit

December 18, 2017

On Dec. 1, the annual art exhibit highlighting artwork from Decatur students began at the Decatur public library. The exhibit features stunning drawings and abstract works created by students in the Decatur High School art program.

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