Wednesday, September 19

UCLA Transportation recently lowered the campus speed limit for vehicles to 20 miles per hour and has placed flags across campus to ensure motorists are aware of the change. It should also run a similar campaign to raise safety awareness among cyclists and pedestrians. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Scott Bays: Road safety awareness campaign should address pedestrians, cyclists

I almost witnessed a death on my walk to class one morning in the spring. A student riding a skateboard was zipping down De Neve Drive through the middle of the empty road rather than on the designated bike lane. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Transportation recently lowered the campus speed limit for vehicles to 20 miles per hour and has placed flags across campus to ensure motorists are aware of the change. It should also run a similar campaign to raise safety awareness among cyclists and pedestrians. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Transportation recently lowered the campus speed limit for vehicles to 20 miles per hour and has placed flags across campus to ensure motorists are aware of the change. It should also run a similar campaign to raise safety awareness among cyclists and pedestrians. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

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No Offense, But: Bikes and apps

No Offense is back for another week! Join Opinion editor Keshav Tadimeti, assistant Opinion editor Abhishek Shetty and columnists Scott Bays and Will Bleveans as they talk about UCLA’s Bruin Bike Share program and UCLA Housing’s recent survey about a potential app for Hill residents. Read more...

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Associated Students UCLA forecasts it will lose more than one million dollars over this fiscal year. The association pointed towards decreasing textbook sales and an increase in the minimum wage as the main drivers behind these losses. (Daily Bruin file photo)

ASUCLA should remedy drop in textbook sales by stocking fewer books

With textbook sales at Ackerman Union declining, Associated Students UCLA has taken the concept of nonprofit a bit literally. ASUCLA, a nonprofit, student-run organization that oversees on-campus retail sales and the student union building, is expected to lose more than $1 million this fiscal year. Read more...

Photo: Associated Students UCLA forecasts it will lose more than one million dollars over this fiscal year. The association pointed towards decreasing textbook sales and an increase in the minimum wage as the main drivers behind these losses. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Associated Students UCLA forecasts it will lose more than one million dollars over this fiscal year. The association pointed towards decreasing textbook sales and an increase in the minimum wage as the main drivers behind these losses. (Daily Bruin file photo)


The Undergraduate Students Association Council Facilities Commission released an app in April to help students use the Community Service Officer Evening Van Service. The vans drop off students at destinations on campus or in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Scott Bays: CSO van service can increase publicity through direct link on MyUCLA

UCLA students have “a safe means of transportation around campus during the evening hours.” They probably don’t know about it, though. The Community Service Officer Evening Van Service is a free ride service that provides UCLA students a safe way to get to the Hill and Westwood apartments between 6 and 11 p.m. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council Facilities Commission released an app in April to help students use the Community Service Officer Evening Van Service. The vans drop off students at destinations on campus or in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council Facilities Commission released an app in April to help students use the Community Service Officer Evening Van Service. The vans drop off students at destinations on campus or in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)