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Casper is a males given name of Persian origin meaning Master of the Treasure. It is one of the traditional names assigned by folklore to the anonymous Magi mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew account of the Nativity of Jesus. ... A June 2005 picture of Professor Drew Casper mid-teaching. ... The USC School of Cinematic Arts, formerly named the School of Cinema-Television (CNTV), is a film school within the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. ... The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly as Southern Cal),[4] located in the University Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, USA, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ... Swissman Caspar Badrutt may have near singlehandedly invented the way we we now look at winter activities—a time for fun and frolic on the picturesque but cold slopes outside his first hotel in scenic St Moritz, historic summer Mineral spa town where the rich and royal took mineral cures... Caspar Willard Cap Weinberger, GBE (August 18, 1917 – March 28, 2006), was an American politician and Secretary of Defense under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, until November 23, 1987, making him the third longest-serving defense secretary to date, after Robert McNamara and Donald Rumsfeld. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Politics of the United States of America takes place in a framework of a presidential... The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), concerned with the armed services and The role of the Secretary of Defense is to be the principal defense policy advisor to the President and is responsible for the formulation of general defense... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981 – 1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967 – 1975). ... Three Kings, or Three Wise Men redirects here. ... The Palace, Ruins of Palenque Palenque is a Maya archeological site near the Usumacinta River in the Mexican state of Chiapas, located at about 130 km south of Ciudad del Carmen (see map). ...

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  • One of three parts of the biocomputer located in NERV's First Branch in the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion — see Neon Genesis Evangelion glossary
  • CASPAR digital preservation project A project about digital preservation, full name "Cultural, Artistic and Scientific knowledge for Preservation, Access and retrieval"
  • A software package that allows initramfs-based Linux systems to boot from read-only media (https://launchpad.net/products/casper)

This is a glossary of terms from the anime and manga series Neon Genesis Evangelion. ... CASPAR - Cultural, Artistic and Scientific knowledge for Preservation, Access and Retrieval - is a digital preservation project funded in part by the European Union. ... Sysfs is a virtual file system provided by the 2. ... Linux (IPA pronunciation: ) is a Unix-like computer operating system family. ...

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Casper the Friendly Ghost is the main character of the Famous Studios theatrical animated cartoon series of the same name. ... Casper is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System game by Natsume, developed by the defunct Absolute Entertainment, based on the live-action film of the same name. ... The SNES controller The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, also known as Super Nintendo, Super NES or SNES (pronounced either as a word or initials), is a 16-bit video game console released by Nintendo in North America, Brazil, Europe, and Australia. ... This article should be merged with Super Nintendo Entertainment System The Super Famicom design differed from that of the American SNES, though the controllers are almost the same. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Casper is a freestyle skateboarding trick that was invented by Bobby Casper Boyden in the late 1970s. ... Downtown Casper Casper is a city located in Natrona County, Wyoming. ... Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ...

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Casper the Friendly Ghost - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (654 words)
Casper the Friendly Ghost is the main character of the Famous Studios theatrical animated cartoon series of the same name.
Casper was created in the early 1940s by Seymour Reit and Joe Oriolo, the former devising the idea for the character and the latter providing illustrations.
Casper was parodied in an episode of the Simpsons.
Casper, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (798 words)
Casper and the rest of Wyoming is served by the Casper Star-Tribune, a newspaper with statewide circulation.
Casper was the hometown of Matthew Shepard, a University of Wyoming student who was murdered in October 1998 in an apparent anti-gay hate crime which received international media attention.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who are 65 years of age or older.
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