This week’s letter to the editor questions the distribution of the budget
The Empyrean Coffee House is on the verge of shutting its doors for good. Maybe you’re not too familiar with it, but it serves as the lone beacon of light in an otherwise all-age-unfriendly downtown Spokane. Aside from hosting various open mic and poetry slam events, The Empyrean also serves as the only small to midsize music venue in Spokane. At The Empyrean you can catch many up and coming or already popular independent bands that don’t have the name recognition to play at the Knitting Factory.
The murder of 13 U.S. soldiers and wounding of 29 more at Fort Hood, Texas last week is the result of two very stupid ideas, political correctness and gun control policies, both of them directly applied to the military.
A couple days ago in Journalism 100, two editors from The Easterner, TJ Martinell and Krystal Deyo, made an observation that intrigued me. To summarize, they found it interesting that if someone held an event, such as a speech or rally that isn’t supposed to be a “fun,” or “exciting experience,” the host would need to provide attendees with either food, free things or an incentive, such as a raffle for a free Microsoft Zune.
Letters to the Editor for the week of November 11.