With the reopening of schools and important businesses in the wake of widespread COVD-19 vaccination across the state and nation this year, Gyms are back as well, including the University’s Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research main floor workout room.
Athletes are also training in person and enjoying socializing while working out, all while complying with the University’s mask and vaccination mandates.
With most gyms and campus athletic facilities shuttered due to the coronavirus and stay-at-home orders, athletes and students serious about fitness have had to find ways to stay in shape in spite of the shutdowns.
The Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research is offering a needed outlet for students to distract themselves and mitigate stress. One such outlet is virtual yoga offered online several times a week to University students and employees.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.