Stories tagged "SJSU"

Community speaks out against police brutality

The recent events of violent police encounters had San Jose State students, alumni and community members voicing their fears and perceptions to law enforcement officials and Mayor Sam Liccardo on Thursday night at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Led by faith and community leaders from People Acting…

New SJSU equity plan to go into effect starting July

On July 1, qualifying faculty and staff members will be awarded for their years of service with a salary increase. According to Provost Andy Feinstein’s email, San Jose State University will be granting an allocated $800,000 of base and ongoing funds to tenured and tenure-track…

Healthcare: the childhood dream

Her first love began onstage in front of an audience. At the age of 3, Melissa Fajardo took her first dance steps. Fajardo danced her way into directing a dance company for adults in San Francisco called Live San Francisco. She started this company with…

Love of art helps student graduate

If there’s anything Britt Byington loves more than her dog, it’s the passion she has for art. She’s loved art since third grade but was discouraged to pursue it as a career by her family. Byington said her parents believe art has no potential career….

Bottoms up for beer final

Most of us will be slaving away, studying to prepare for finals for the next week and a half. This is not true for the some hospitality management classes. Instead of the traditional finals consisting of scantrons and short essay questions, they hosted a beer…

Student Fees unchanged

During the 2015-16 academic year San Jose State University students will pay the same amount of $304 each semester for the Student Success, Excellence and Technology Fee, or SSETF. The fee is categorized into three sections including course support at $31, instructionally related activities at…