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Riding safely in the backseat

Riding safely in the backseat

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 1, 2018

Editor's Note: Although rideshares such as Uber and Lyft state in their company policies that riders must be 18 or older to hail a ride or ride alone, not all drivers and riders adhere to this policy. It is important that all students (especially those under 18) and parents follow company policies, ...

Driving in business

Driving in business

Olivia Mohun, Features Editor

September 28, 2018

While most 20-somethings in San Francisco find themselves in the back of an Uber from time to time, Emma Fahy (’09) has spent the last 19 months as one of the driving forces behind the company’s marketing team. “My main role is aligning stakeholders across Uber on marketing roadmaps,” Fahy,...

Transportation, transformation

Transportation, transformation

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

February 8, 2018

Ubers, Lyfts, taxis and buses cruise the streets of San Francisco and offer rides within seconds, having teens question the necessity of having a driver’s license. “I haven’t gotten my license yet because there are so many other options,” junior Caroline Phillipps said. “If I want to get somew...

Teens’ driving and riding choices are more than red light, green light decisions

Teens' driving and riding choices are more than red light, green light decisions

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

February 5, 2016

Sitting in the backseat of an acquaintance's car, junior Lillian Lachman said she began to wonder whether the driver was sober. After a couple minutes of swerving and nearly running red lights, she asked to be let out of the car and proceeded to call an Uber. Teenagers are faced with difficult decisions ...

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

January 14, 2016

Rideshare company Uber lowered its prices for the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week. Prices dropped from 10 to 75 percent, depending on the type of Uber service, to attempt to increase the demand of requested rides. Anyone with the Uber app can request a driver to pick them up from and drop them ...

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