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By Stephanie Wilson
Music ban is lifted, Mar. 1, after nearly a month of silence in the Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Greene Complex. Complaints about the audio selection came once a week or once every few weeks, leading Greene officials to the decision to halt the privilege indefinitely.
“I hated it,” said senior Chance Sumner. “I just like sound, whether that’s rock, rap or polka; I don’t like the quietness of the gym.
The recent music hiatus has been causing a stir throughout the student body, since some depend on it to help boost their work out. For many students who frequently use the facilities, the ban made their time in the gym a less than appealing experience. The silence was filled with uncomfortable grunts, noisy machines and loud conversations that dominated the airspace.
“It just wasn’t the same” says sophomore Brandon Knight, who usually brings his i-pod to work out but also enjoys the music provided. During the month of silence students made their voices heard by filling the comments box to capacity requesting that the music be turned back on.
“I’m glad they just put something on,” Sumner said. “I just want some kind of noise”,
Greene officials grew weary of hearing complaints about the music selection.
“It was mostly the Christian rap that talked about ‘getting crunk for Jesus’ that turned a student off,” says Nick Rasek, a PBA gym employee and grad student. Continue reading