The Daily Gamecock

Brian Almond

Preachers shout on Greene Street

The sound of scripture and passionate sermons echoed down Greene Street and around Russell House Wednesday afternoon. Members of Rock of Ages Ministries shouted Bible verses and handed out fliers to students walking past Thomas Cooper Library.

In Brief: September 25, 2013

A Sumter County woman is accused of stabbing her husband with a screwdriver, a 9-year-old boy dies after being struck by a tractor trailer while riding his bicycle, and former USC football coach Paul Dietzel dies at 89.

Mopeds, motorcycles need to stay off the sidewalks

A steadily growing problem, not unlike the cycling woes of pedestrians in the past, has become quite evident this semester as students continue to use sidewalks as moped lanes. One needs only to walk the short distance between Thomas Cooper Library and Russell House to see the ever-increasing number of mopeds incorrectly parked at bike racks in front of both buildings. There are rows of Taotaos and Vespas taking up the spaces bicycles should be occupying, according to campus parking policy. The Parking Services web page states, “Motorcycles and motor scooters must have a valid permit to park on campus.

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