The Spectator

Earthquake Hits Pakistan, Afghanistan and India

Paolo Violante, Author

November 4, 2015

“The first earthquake in the morning was scary—terrifying. I was still in bed and my whole bed was shaking,” said Seattle University graduate student Kashaf Saleen, recounting her experience with the harrowing 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. The geographically tumultuous region, which includes Pakistan, Afghanistan and parts of India, is especially...

The Spectator’s Guide to the General Election

Paolo Violante, Author

October 28, 2015

The 2015 general election for Seattle is Nov. 3, leaving plenty of time for students to take part in what is being called one of the biggest elections in the history of the city. It can be a daunting experience to figure out what is on the ballot and more importantly, what it means. Fortunately, King County’s website provides a comprehensive list...

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Auto Prowls on the Rise: What You Can Do

October 21, 2015

It’s a late autumn night, and you make the brisk walk back to your car only to notice a gaping hole in your passenger side window....

The Week in Review

Paolo Violante, Author

October 14, 2015

MASSIVE FEDERAL PRISON RELEASE— Beginning Oct. 30, the U.S. Department of Justice will release 6,000 prisoners from federal prisons across the country. This is one of the largest releases in American history. The effects of mandatory minimums are longstanding and supersede this release, but many believe that this is just the beginning. The int...

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