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Education News Archive - June 04, 2006

By Natalie P. Mcneal, The Miami Herald Jun. 4--When Lissette Bossolo decided to pursue a business degree, she looked for a program that would be flexible enough to allow her to spend time with her husband and two young daughters.

By Casey Foran, Odessa American, Texas Jun. 4--Forget the tents, heavy backpacks and fishing poles. UTPB and OC are offering Permian Basin youngsters a different kind of camp experience this summer.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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