As a commuter school why would the powers that be even consider such ban? Don't they do research at 'resurch skool'?
Aren't there enough rules and policies in place already? Accidents are a
fact of life. Nobody wants to have an accident but they will still happen no
matter what the policy says.
But the school doesn't have an issue with banning citizens rights to
legally and lawfully carry a weapon on school for self defense and
protection?Once again we try to accomadate the 1% skateboarder to
make sure they can scrape up and destroy parts of the campus, speed along the
sidewalk causing injuries to others.....How is the school going to
handle the speeders? Are you going to have your ticket police carry speed guns
and clock people going too fast on the sidewalks? Do you think skateboarders
are going to respect any authority and pull over and apologize and change their
behavior? Has anyone that is making these decisions had to deal with the
mentality of skaters? They believe they are entitled to everyone elses property
and have a right to destroy and do whatever they please. When you ask them to
leave, they threaten you, run their mouths and express everything that is wrong
with these kids.Good luck! Sometimes it's easier to come up
with stupid policies behind a desk than being the person asked to enforce those
This article seems to not be getting much attention (because it is boring), But
at the university I attend Skaters skate inside the buildings (not allowed).
One time I saw an older gentleman (worked for the university in some capacity)
stop a skater, and grabbed onto the board, the kid started yelling and
threatened to punch the guy.Anyway, not all skaters are this type of jerk,
but many are and you aren't going to stop them with some education on the
rules. Boards should not be allowed to be ridden on campus, they should be hand
They would be better off scrapping that joke of a basketball program.