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Education News Archive - April 01, 2007

By Brandon Stahl, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Apr. 1--The schools Stephen Thomas has run in the past have many similarities to his current school, the Romano Byzantine College -- including questions about legitimacy.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.