After 9/11, Rutgers University instituted “security”. Theater at its best!
Some how the Cure Insurance company advertising SUV is allowed to park right outside. And, I see the handicap bus blocked from dropping off at the front door. And, all those folks have to hike in.
Patrons have their bags searched. All patrons. Mostly women. Men gat a pass. I’ve put Frau’s bag under my coat when she’s forgotten to leave it home or in the car.
Let anyone forget. RU is NOT a private business. It’s a State- funded “entity”. As such, it’s gooferment.
Note, when we went to Seton Hall, there was no such “bag check”.
How do we get our rights back, once they are taken away by gooferment?
I don’t know. Do you?
And, do get me started about the ongoing policy of selling bottles of soda but removing the cap. Students once threw them on the court.. After a few spills, smart repeat visitors just bring caps from home. Soda manufacturer put the prizes under the cap. I’ve seen the the vendors checking them. I guess they get to keep the caps that win. So they will be real diligent about “seizing ” the caps. Argh!
Students once staged a sit in on the court. We still have the absurd barriers up to prevent that from reoccurring. Hard on the handicapped and elderly who sit down court–side. Of course, there’s now VIP seating on the other side of that barrier.
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