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Is parking really a problem?

Is parking really a problem?

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

December 4, 2018

Parking tickets distributed by public safety officers can be a hassle. The citations also come with a chance for students to submit an appeal through EagleSync via the myUSI portal if they believe their ticket was unjustified. The appeals are taken to the University Court, made up of the Chief Justice and fou...

Students demand parking

Students demand parking

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 14, 2017

Tian Moore-Denk said she usually arrives on campus at least 30 minutes early just to find a parking spot. “One thing that I don't like is that they have a whole section of the parking lot blocked off for the construction,” The freshman sociology major said. “If you don't come between 7 ...

Master Plan maps future

Master Plan maps future

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 6, 2017

  In 10 years, the university will increase enrollment by over 5,000, take the engineering department out of the business building and build a second entrance and exit to campus. At least that is the plan. Last Wednesday, outside design firm Smithgroupjjr sent Campus Planners Doug Kozm...

Resident parking rules restrictive, unreasonable

Emily Hollingsworth

August 30, 2015

Parking is something everyone has an opinion about, whether it’s about handicapped parking, parking tickets or the parking lot size of SeaWorld compared to the size of Shamu’s tank.   I’m a first semester freshman at USI this year who lives on campus in the apartments and owns a car.  That...

INSIDE: Traffic and Parking Regulations

James Vaughn

December 11, 2013

Evan Ouellette prefers walking to driving because he lives on campus. He makes his way from student housing to main campus every day, utilizing the crosswalks on University Boulevard – a walk that, at times, has been dangerous. He remembers when he was almost hit by a car on the crosswalk connecting...

Parking remains an issue on campus

Brenna Wu

September 24, 2013

At USI, one of the first things the Public Safety Office tells students about is the plethora of parking spots on campus, even though it may not be where the student prefers. Yet, how many of us in the morning or in the afternoon drive down lane after lane searching for a parking spot? The lanes...

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