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MITAA employee shouldn't be allowed to inconvenience many

Two weeks ago, I twice went to the gym before 7 am. Both times the person(s) responsible for opening the weight room were from seven to 10 minutes late. On both occasions more than 12 people were waiting to enter the weight room.

The exercycles and stairmasters are scheduled for 20-minute time slots (for which one must sign up the day before, in person, at the gym); tardiness on the part of gym monitors reduces the 7 am to 7:20 am time to 10 minutes.

When I raised this issue with the woman who was there on the morning of March 22, I was curtly told that I should schedule my workouts at another time! I hardly think this is the solution. Moreover, the fact that often I can only be at the gym in the morning didn't seem to make any difference to her.

Further, I don't pay thousands of dollars in tuition to have someone who is not doing her job tell me how to schedule my workouts. I think the fact that one person is allowed to inconvenience many others in terms of time, a precious commodity at MIT, needs to be addressed.

Anne Wagner G->