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HPV vaccine may be expanded to men

April 17, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Jason Koebler COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Growing concerns about the spread of human papillomavirus may lead to a vaccine, now available for women, to be administered to men. Due to the popularity of Gardasil, the HPV vaccine for women, its manufacturer is now researching a male version of the vaccine. The male option, which […]

Study reveals inequality in higher education salaries

April 17, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Jenna Morrison PROVO, Utah – A study published by the American Association of University Professors Thursday showed an interesting disparity in the salaries of employees of different universities across the country. A comparison of compensation for full professors, university presidents and head football coaches at NCAA Division-I universities showed that, on average, a full-time […]

Research indicates possible benefits, harmful effects of marijuana

April 3, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Eric Mills NORMAL, Ill. – With certain research indicating possible benefits of marijuana, many believe Illinois should be one of the next states to legalize it for medicinal purposes. There are currently 11 states that allow doctors to prescribe the use of medical marijuana, however the protection for those patients isn’t necessarily guaranteed. According […]

Prescription drug abuse increases on college campuses

April 3, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Megan Menard TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – He gave in to peer pressure and illegally took a Lortab. He couldn’t  sleep well, so he bought Xanax from another student. He had to stay up to study for finals, so he got Adderall from a friend. During his college career, he has abused prescription drugs about 30 […]

U. of Kansas student arrested for peaceful protest

April 3, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Tyler Harbert LAWRENCE, Kan. – Jon Dennis didn’t get arrested during spring break for indecent exposure or public intoxication. The University of Kansas senior was taken to a Washington, D.C., police station for praying in front of the White House during the Christian Peace Witness for Iraq march on March 16 during the four-year […]

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