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Education News Archive - October 01, 2005

By Tim Hahn, Erie Times-News, Pa. Sep. 30--EDINBORO -- Three former Edinboro University of Pennsylvania students will stand trial on charges they beat and sexually assaulted another student last spring. Marlon Gunn, 19, and Tyrell P.

By Sara Olkon, The Miami Herald Sep. 30--It was a place where bullies threatened students for simply looking at them the wrong way. A school where, a student testified Thursday, bullies "jumped" him repeatedly, and threatened to beat him. And if he snitched, the attacks only escalated.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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