Alan Gibbons

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The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

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Your 4-Step Financial Checklist to Buying a Home

Buying a home is one of the biggest traditional mile markers in American life. Although many millennials are happy to rent, more and more members of Gen Y are finally starting to dip their toes into the waters of home ownership.<p>If you're thinking about buying a place of your own, it's important …

Everyone you know will be able to rate you on the terrifying ‘Yelp for people’ — whether you want them to or not

By Caitlin Dewey<p>, Reporter<p>You can already rate restaurants, hotels, movies, college classes, government agencies and bowel movements online.<p>So the most surprising thing about Peeple — basically Yelp, but for humans — may be the fact that no one has yet had the gall to launch something like</i> …

Why do more U.S. women study abroad than men?

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>Here’s a post about a different kind of gender gap — one in who studies abroad and where. This was written by Matt Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies at St. Lawrence University in New York state. He is a study-abroad alumnus and …

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Car crash victims' families release accident footage to warn others

Harrowing footage showing the minutes before two young men were killed in a 90mph car crash on a country lane has been released by their families in the hope it will be a warning to others.<p>Driver Kyle Careford, 20, and his friend Michael Owen, 21, were three times the speed limit when their red …

Breathless: I Rang In My 30s With a Foursome

I woke up on the morning of my 30th birthday naked and alone in an unfamiliar hotel room, with a dead phone, covered in peanuts. As I crawled around the room, desperately searching for a phone charger, I attempted to piece together memories of the previous evening. All I could think was: This is …

Six Reasons Why You Should Live in an RV During Your 20s

Some days living in an RV drives me crazy. It's a small space, dishes pile up after a single meal, and you have to constantly dump your own... well, you know.<p>However, on the better days of living in an RV I feel grateful. I feel gratitude because I "own my home" at 24 years old. I don't have a …

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