Stories tagged "SJSU"

Students win $1,000 award for film festival

Joseph Montoya, junior advertising major, and Wesley Hobbs, former San Jose State University student, won for the "College Category" in this year’s Clear the Air Film Fest with their documentary, “Keystone XL: Continuing the Fight.” “Winning first place in this category was an unbelievably surreal moment,”…

SJSU students tackle issue of transportation

A small group of San Jose State University students are driving the conversation of alternative transportation. The group of student advocates known as TRANSITion SJSU have worked to improve the public transportation system as well as promote accessible alternative transportation options for both on campus…

CSU vs. UC: Which is better?

Duy Nguyen

For studying at a CSU institution, have you ever thought about whether UCs are superior? For studying at a UC institution, have you ever wondered about whether CSUs would help you get a better job and fulfill your satisfaction after gaining a degree? Everything in this world should have…

SJSU students join in the fight to end hunger

If you're hungry but don't have the finances to eat, Martha's Kitchen in San Jose can help. San Jose State University nutrition students hosted their second annual Empty Bowls event at Martha’s Kitchen on Thursday, March 19. Admission was $12 and included dinner, a raffle…

Scholarship workshop hosted by peer connections mentor

The desire to earn free money for academic expenses led students to the scholarship workshop held on Monday in San Jose State’s Students Services Center. The one hour workshop was hosted by SJSU Peer Connections mentor, Anna Santana. Santana is a Spanish and psychology double major…

Professors question bevy of midterm excuses

Some professors say more family members seem to die around midterm season or at least that’s the story students use to be excused from class. Shannon Miller, a professor in the English department, said she had a student claim her family members were dying week…