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Education News Archive - July 09, 2007

By Linh Tat FREMONT -- Families who move into a neighborhood expect their children to attend the nearest school.

By Howard MintzSTAFF This time each year, thousands of law school graduates like Santa Clara University's Meghan Piano retreat into a hermit's existence. They trade the joys of summer for stressful 10-hour days preparing for mind-numbing essays and questions that trace back to Socrates.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.