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Jada Portillo is a fellow with the CalMatters College Journalism Network. Portillo is currently an Opinion Editor for The Collegian at San Joaquin Delta College and has done an internship with non-profit Stocktonia news group in Stockton as a reporter. Portillo has covered news and written opinion pieces throughout the past two years of their time as a journalist. Portillo loves to write and investigate the how and why in a story.
As electric bikes and scooters gain popularity among college students, California campuses vary over their regulation. The devices pose safety risks yet are cheaper, more convenient and better for the environment than gas-powered vehicles.