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The University needs dependable ride services

Anna Wood

January 25, 2016

As students at The University of Alabama, many of us share similar experiences on campus, whether it’s a good time in Bryant Denny or a scenic walk across the Quad to class. Unfortunately, a situation many of us are familiar wi...

Bring back Uber for student safety

Sarah Howard

October 13, 2015

With midterms only just behind us, there have been almost as many UAPD Advisories this fall as there were during the entirety of last year. Most of these incidents occur when students are walking home late at night. The Univer...

Begging for bike safety

Erin Mosley

September 25, 2015

Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for many children. The moment we take off without the aid of training wheels or our parents’ protective hold is one of the first steps towards independence. Unlike other childhood toys...

Pedicab offer alternate rides

Margaret Wilbourne

September 29, 2014

As an independent pedicab driver in Tuscaloosa, Jackson Downing is used to outlandish requests from his patrons. On a particularly memorable Friday, one passenger asked Downing to serve as his getaway driver after he punched ...

Transportation security should focus on real threats

Ben Friedman

October 3, 2010

A few months ago, I was passing through an airport security line and saw a man who was likely of Arab descent being stopped for a “random” bag check. The check, of course, wasn’t random, and the woman behind me in line vo...

Campus, you drive me crazy

Wesley Vaughn

August 24, 2010

“I couldn’t find a parking spot in the lot behind ten Hoor today.” "Well, that should change once people stop going to class. Don’t you think?” “Yeah, I can’t wait for that to happen.” When I overheard this conver...

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