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2008-10-02 21:00:19

By Kerry Lester Imagine the scenario: A local peace group has long distributed fliers at a suburban high school. These fliers encourage students to make informed choices when joining the military.

2008-10-02 21:00:19

By Kerry Lester klester@@dailyherald.com A Fox Valley peace group has asked the Elgin Area School District U-46 board to give them the same access to schools as military recruiters.


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.