The Spectator

U.S. Prepares, Offers Help Amid Ebola Crisis

William McQuilkin, Author

October 15, 2014

In the coming weeks, it is possible that U.S. residents who evacuated from West Africa in need of treatment for Ebola will be treated at Harborview Medical Center, just blocks from Seattle University. Two months ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be a global emergency. Harborview’s announcement...

Editorial: World Says ‘Adios, Presidente’ to Chavez

The Spectator Staff

March 6, 2013

The death of Hugo Chavez marks the end of an era in South American politics. He was the figurehead of neo-Marxist politics in South America, a modern day reincarnation of Bolivar, and an outspoken critic of United States foreign policy. His 14-year presidency saw a period of radical political and social transformation in Venezuela. His nationalization...

2013 Flu Season More Severe, Data Shows

Olivia Johnson, Author

January 30, 2013

The arrival of winter brings with it many wonderful things: sweaters, fireplaces, snow, mittens. And many not-so-wonderful things: fever, cough and copious amounts of Kleenex. These flu signs are inescapable at this time of year, and this year’s flu season also inevitably brings with it the uncertainty and debate over the flu shot. The Center...

Gluten Intolerance: Take it with a Grain…

November 14, 2012

Think about your diet. The average college student probably eats primarily cereal, bread and pasta. A constant carbo load. Yet,...

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