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Answers to Jan. 2020 Carpe Diem crossword puzzle

Answers to Jan. 2020 Carpe Diem crossword puzzle

January 15, 2020

Read for the answers to the crossword puzzle for the January 2020 issue of Carpe Diem!

Answers to Oct. '19 Carpe Diem crossword puzzle

Answers to Oct. ’19 Carpe Diem crossword puzzle

October 31, 2019

Hello! You're probably here for the answers to the crossword puzzle from the October 2019 issue of Carpe...

“Not a cure-all”

May 24, 2019

“I couldn’t sleep when the baby slept because I felt like they might stop breathing. I didn’t real...

A Christmas Tree Story

A Christmas Tree Story

December 21, 2018

Chemistry teacher Dr. DeWeese shares his experience growing up on a Christmas tree farm.

Life Inside the

Life Inside the “Not-So Padded Walls”

November 29, 2017

Mary Lambert’s* glass was full to the brim with her newly discovered concoction, sweet tea mixed with raspberry juice.  She devoured her chicken nuggets dipped in honey mustard, sitting next to her roommate as they got to know each other. The growling stomachs, rush to get food and loud conversations were the only commonalities between her life at Ridgeview Institute, an intensive care unit in Smyrna, GA, and her life at Decatur.

Valerie Vansweden (left) and Dave Quam (right), married at the time, hold one-year-old Eden (center) at a Russian orphanage. This was the very first moment her adoptive parents met her.

Searching For Her Motherland

November 10, 2017

Junior Eden Quam struggled to find her biological mother after being adopted from a small town in Russia. Her biological mother was potentially missing.

Sage Payman is a transgender male at Decatur. He uses faculty restrooms such as this one because he feels uncomfortable using single-sex restrooms.

Sign of the Times

November 2, 2017

Many transgender and genderqueer students don't feel safe using sex-segregated restrooms, so the Gender-Sexuality Alliance proposed an all-gender restroom that would make students' lives easier.

Sign language speaking orangutan dies at Zoo Atlanta

Sign language speaking orangutan dies at Zoo Atlanta

October 25, 2017

Chantek the orangutan passed away on Aug. 7 at Zoo Atlanta after battling heart disease for months. Because of his human upbringing in the suburban south and his ability to speak fluent sign language, Chantek has become known across the world.

“Stranger Things” resurrects 80’s

“Stranger Things” resurrects 80’s

November 2, 2016

It’ll happen slowly for most, but before you know it, “Stranger Things” will pull you into the 1980’s and send you wading through Hawkins, Indiana.

Long lines, familiar faces and that lemon cream sauce

Long lines, familiar faces and that lemon cream sauce

November 2, 2016

At this point, what else could it be? Taqueria del Sol, Decatur’s goldmine for date nights, girls’ night out or family dinners continues to be an iconic eatery.

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