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Sexual assault in Uber cars raises hesitation

Sexual assault in Uber cars raises hesitation

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under News

Driving with strangers has always had its risks. Inside Uber cars, passengers face the possibility of encountering dangerous situations with their drivers, including sexual assault. In a report sent to Business Insider, the company said, “Uber has had five claims of rape and ‘less than 170’...

Uber is soon to be driverless

Uber is soon to be driverless

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

August 22, 2016


Filed under News

One of America's most successful start-ups, Uber, will soon be launching driverless cars for people to order. Uber is a car service, created by Travis Kalanick, much like taking a taxi, but cleaner, safer, and is requested using the Uber app on a smart phone. Uber has become popular within the country...

Uber’s economic ploy is halted by new license rule

Uber’s economic ploy is halted by new license rule

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The San Francisco City Treasurer José Cisneros announced on April 15 that he had sent letters to over 37,000 taxi drivers who were listed as contractors, demanding that they get a business license or cease work in the city. Prior to this motion, companies like Uber and Lyft had been draining the...

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