Letters to the editor: 4-27-11

The Collegian’s readers respond to the most recent week’s news stories and articles.

A tobacco ban fiasco

Great Neck, NY has banned smoking in public and Collegian columnist Curtis Bloomfield believes this will set off a nation-wide debate over the legality of tobacco.

Smoke-free playgrounds

Collegian columnist Alison Bowler agrees with a measure her hometown recently passed banning smoking in parks and playgrounds, but she thinks smokers’ rights still need to be respected.

Kicking Butts

Collegian columnist Curtis Bloomfield takes exception to smoking and the damage it does to people and the environment.

Tobacco’s strange sounds hit Northampton

Black Moth Super Rainbow’s Tom Fec, a.k.a. Tobacco performed at Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton this past Thursday. Tobacco combined one of a kind visuals with his eclectic dance beats for an all around out–there performance.

Tobacco to break down Iron Horse Thursday

Tobacco (aka Tom Fec) will be playing at the Iron Horse Music Hall this Thursday. His darker-toned solo work promises to bring the Pioneer Valley an interesting night.