Shaina D. Jones

New Web community to aid grad school applicants

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Students applying to law and graduate school next year will have extra assistance from cyberspace, thanks to a powerful new research tool. A new Web community called GradSchoolNumbers.com aims to make the application process less stressful for prospective students. “School admissions counselors have a prerogative to sell their program but they may […]

Gas prices soar to all-time highs

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Drivers may have to dig deeper into the their pocketbooks as pump prices continue to rise. On Tuesday, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan said that oil and natural gas markets were under the heaviest strain in a generation, noting that higher oil prices had caused only modest reduction in consumer demand. Currently, […]

Reporters face jail time for refusing to reveal sources

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – It’s a reporter’s consequential dilemma: Reveal your unnamed source as evidence in a grand jury case, or risk months of jail time if you refuse. Matthew Cooper of Time Magazine and Judith Miller of the New York Times have been in this quandary for months, after refusing to reveal their source in […]

Colleges promote healthy eating among students

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Worried about packing on the notorious freshmen 15 after all the late night snacking and take-out Chinese food? According to new reports, significant weight gain may be more of a serious health risk than you think. Recent reports highlight a growing obesity problem among young adults. According to the Center for Disease […]