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Science News Archive - September 26, 2008

By Leslie Hague lhague@@dailyherald.com The fight over the use of a dog park in the Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve continued Thursday with a measure advancing that would reopen the area.

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.