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Education News Archive - May 05, 2006

By The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C. May 4--The following Winthrop University students will receive master's degrees at 7 tonight in commencement exercises at Byrnes Auditorium. A reception will follow in McBryde Hall. Undergraduate students will receive their degrees at 11 a.m.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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