The Minnesota Republic

Current COVID-19 procedures are making it difficult for local gyms to not only stay open, but stay on top of reluctant anti-mask patrons. Once a place of gathering, now a place of robotic, socially distant, nervous energy. As staff desperately try to keep patrons in line, discarded masks and advisory signs now litter gym floors. Gym member Ming Dao says, “I would use the cardio equipment if I did not have to wear a mask, I hate it. Nobody uses the treadmills anymore so they won’t faint. I am tired of having staff remind me.”

Gyms during COVID-19: an employee’s perspective

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief January 25, 2021

You may be wondering: what does the gym look like nowadays? If you are not a gym-goer, then this may be a curiosity of yours, otherwise – those who do go, know the regulations are not only hard to maintain,...

2020 Presidential Election: Live Coverage and Editor's Op/Ed

2020 Presidential Election: Live Coverage and Editor’s Op/Ed

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief November 3, 2020

7:00 p.m. CST - Biden: 85 electorate votes, Trump: 55 electorate votes. Florida is currently being counted, and if Trump takes this state, Biden is in for a battle. As previously mentioned, Biden's attack...

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 8:00 p.m. CST the first, and most consequential, presidential debate aired – with the pandemic, current race tension, and the media surrounding President Donald Trump, the debate...

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