The Pioneer

The Pioneer

LimeBike offers a new ‘green’ way of transportation

LimeBike offers a new 'green' way of transportation

Veronica Hall,
Head Layout Designer

January 10, 2018

Ride sharing applications like Uber and Lyft are an easy way for people to get to their destination for a low price with ease of accessibility. Sometimes a car ride isn’t always necessary, but bike sharing is the newest way of transportation. Bike sharing has become popular in big cities as a means of gett...

Uber clarifies tipping policy: Cash or bust

Uber clarifies tipping policy: Cash or bust

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 12, 2016

When it comes to Uber, the difference between a good and bad review depends on which side of the tip you’re on. Good for drivers, but bad for riders. Uber clarified that unbeknownst to many, it does allow riders to tip their drivers, but this isn’t a feature built into the app, like that of comp...

Oakland drawing more tech startup companies

Oakland drawing more tech startup companies

Marisa Kendall,
The Mercury News

April 21, 2016

When Uber opens its massive new headquarters near downtown Oakland next year, flooding the area with as many as 3,000 workers, it will become part of an already thriving tech scene. As the city makes an effort to become more tech friendly, dozens of other startups have joined longtime anchors Pandora and in Oakland over the pas...

Uber acknowledges sexual assaults

Uber acknowledges sexual assaults

Ira Lazo,

April 7, 2016

This March, Uber — a global smartphone-powered ridesharing business headquartered in San Francisco — became the subject of an investigation when the company’s database of sexual assault complaints was leaked to Buzzfeed News by an inside source. Buzzfeed obtained screenshots of the email databa...

Across the pond: A student in London


Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

August 26, 2015

It was my first week in London. I, along with my classmates were touring the area when I noticed a group of protestors with their signs held up in the air and the words #SaveTaxi written on them. As cars, buses and taxis passed by, an assortment of honks sounded through the air. I signed onto Twitte...

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