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2008-08-28 03:00:48

The annual ritual is in full swing at Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of Richmond, and across the nation. If you are in the VCU area this week you will witness giddy freshmen hauling belongings from car to dorm followed by weary parents wondering if their child really needs this much stuff to survive. Some are asking more serious questions about this annual migration, specifically whether the United States has cast too broad a net in promoting higher education as a...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.