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Give and Take: Sunday letters

Sun., March 9, 2014

OK with GU noise

When I read the letter (March 2) from Leonard Butters regarding the “Zag noise harmful”, I was amazed.

There is no doubt that it is loud. Hockey games are loud. The Super Bowl is loud. But what fun we as spectators and student body fans have? I can’t imagine bringing my sound meter (if I had one) to a game of any sort.

Mr. Butters, continue wearing your earplugs, as only you can decide how much noise is tolerable for you, but let the rest of us enjoy.

As far as the Jesuit is concerned, the only thing they might inculcate (to force upon, instill) is for these young people, guys and gals to get a good education, do their work and prepare themselves for a wonderful future.

Carleen Reilly

Nine Mile Falls

Stars aligned

Here is big news I hope you will publish.

Did you know that within a 7-hour span from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, Spokane saw:

• Gonzaga men’s basketball team defeat Saint Mary’s for the men’s West Coast Conference championship;

• Gonzaga women’s basketball team defeat Pacific for the women’s West Coast Conference championship;

• Gonzaga Prep girls defeat Davis to win its regional and advance to the state tournament;

• Gonzaga Prep boys defeat South Kitsap to win its regional and advance to the state tournament.

That’s right, it all happened on March 1.

This is a first and I think it should really be noted.

M.A. Rapp


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