The Decaturian

National Coming Out Day: A History and Explanation

Alexsenia Ralat

October 12, 2019

2019 marks over three decades of the celebration of National Coming Out Day (NCOD) in the United States.  NCOD first began on Oct. 11, 1988, and was created by Rob Eichberg and Jean O’Leary. Eichberg was the founder of the Ex...

Decatur Community Comes Together for WSOY Annual Food Drive

Arica Burns

October 10, 2019

The Decatur community came together throughout the week of Sept. 30 for the WSOY Food Drive. Millikin students made 5,653 donations. This consists of 5,473 pounds of food as well as cash donations. It was below the goal, but impactful all the...

Pet Therapy for the Soul

Pet Therapy for the Soul

October 9, 2019

City Council Votes to Opt Out of Cannabis Dispensaries

Geoff Diver

October 8, 2019

On Sept. 30, 2019, Decatur City Council held a special meeting to decide between opting out or opting in on allowing cannabis dispensaries in city limits.   The Council was supposed to vote on three questions: Should mari...

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