University of Missouri students feel lack of support from school body president

December 14, 2015

A number of Mizzou students have received racial threats and are disappointed in the lack of response from former student bo...

Close-Up club rakes leaves in annual project

Close-Up club rakes leaves in annual project

December 8, 2015

On Nov. 14th, Decatur Close-Up club members took part in their annual Rake and Run fundraiser. During the Rake an...

Becoming Netfamouz

Becoming Netfamouz

May 29, 2015

Juniors Carson Stuckman and Rahsaan Stevens started posting videos on their youtube channel Netfamouz...



May 21, 2015

At some schools, the question, "Will you go to prom with me?" is sufficient enough to stand on its own. At...

The Day of Silence (…and breaking it)

April 23, 2015

National Day of Silence takes place on April 17th every year and started in 1996 when students took a v...

The next industrial revolution

Duo-Wei Yang, Ella Burge, and Baylen Altizer

November 25, 2014

Whirring mechanical beeps peal from the cubical-shaped machine. A carriage inside slides up and down a metal pole, drawing molten substances in layers onto a pane of glass. In the beginning, the layers look indecipherable. In a matter of hours, however, a 3D model is built onto the platform. The 3D printer came into existence...

Scofflaw at Skateraid

Scofflaw at Skateraid

October 30, 2014

This Sept. student band Scofflaw played at the 10th and final year of Skateraid. Juniors Aidan Sisler...

Netflix takes over students’ lives

Netflix takes over students’ lives

April 10, 2014

“I spend more time watching Netflix during the week than I do doing homework,” Decatur sophomore Ca...

The Transfer Student

Zoey Laird, Carpe Diem Editor

February 6, 2014

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...

Santa Claus: Mishaps and Memories

Santa Claus: Mishaps and Memories

January 16, 2014

Whether they idolized him, questioned him, or feared him, almost everyone’s got a story to tell abou...

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