Bikers and pedestrians pass a disability placard at Stanford University’s White Plaza. Photo by Nikolas Liepins | The Stanford Daily
Bikers and pedestrians pass a disability placard at Stanford University’s White Plaza. Photo by Nikolas Liepins | The Stanford Daily

Disability advocates criticize campus golf cart service

Ocasio said it was necessary to center the disabled community in conversations related to accessibility, as opposed to viewing them as a charity case or obligation.


An ecstatic Emily Ocasio ’27 made her way to Frost Amphitheater to attend events planned for new frosh during New Student Orientation (NSO). Due to multiple chronic conditions, including one that affects her mobility, Ocasio planned to use a Disability Golf Cart (DisGo) to move from event to event.

Though she was arrived on schedule, when she attempted to return home, DisGo would leave her stranded on the side of a curb for nearly 40 minutes. Read more…


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