The Spectator

Seahawks and the “Seattle Effect”

Michael Bussiere, Author

October 25, 2013

Something about facing off against the gloomy city must be sending NFL teams spiraling into a pit of despair. Although the Seahawks are 6-1 so far this season, what's more impressive is that every team they've played has gone on to lose the following week. And I mean really lose--all of them performed below the point spread, meaning even those destined...

Nobel Prizes Honor Dynamite Discoveries:The Who’s Who Of This Year’s Ceremony

Michael Bussiere, Author

October 16, 2013

Peace You may have heard more about who didn’t win this year’s peace prize (Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai) than the organization that did. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been working outside of the spotlight for over 16 years on a profoundly important task. It was formed after the global ban on chem...

Nighthawk Escort Gets with the Times

Michael Bussiere, Author

February 27, 2013

Although the NightHawk Safety Escort Patrol is offering people a safe ride home, it’s been leaving a lot of them out in the cold. After calling for a pickup, most people have to wait outside in the dark for their ride to arrive, which may defeat a bit of the point. More often than not, by the time the shuttle arrives the student could have walked...

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