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Education News Archive - June 01, 2007

By Kevin Bonham, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jun. 1--Thirty-four Warroad, Minn., High School seniors are receiving early graduation presents -- college scholarships that total as much as $10,200 per year for four years. The Minnesota Community Foundation announced the winners of the first William S.

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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