Education News Archive - May 21, 2009


Eighty-five percent of college students say they are stressed, according to a new poll conducted by the Associated Press in partnership with mtvU.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.