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Education News Archive - July 10, 2007

By Mark McGregor Staff Writer DAYTON -- One superambitious University of Dayton graduate started law school this spring -- at the same age most students are finishing their first year of college.

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.