Stories tagged "SJSU"

Malala Yousafzai speaks at SJSU Event Center

Photo by Neal Waters

It was Oct. 9, 2012, when a simple question resulted in the near death of a teenaged girl. “Who is Malala?” a young man asked a bus full of girls on their way home from school in Pakistan. As glances made their way toward just…

New details in SJSU fraternity suicide lawsuit

New details arose in the case of San Jose State University student Gregory Johnson Jr.'s alleged suicide at a hearing June 17 in the Robert F. Peckham building in Downtown San Jose. Johnson was found dead in the basement of the SJSU Sigma Chi Chapter…

2013 hate crime trial gets pushed to October

The trial of three former San Jose State University students charged with misdemeanor hate crimes has been pushed back to October, another obstacle in a series of delays and setbacks for the case. In late 2013 SJSU students Logan Beaschler, Colin Warren and Joseph Bomgardner…

Body found in North parking garage

A woman’s body was found in the North Garage at San Jose State University early yesterday morning. University police have determined the death to be a suicide and are working to discover the identity of woman and her affiliation, if any, to SJSU. University Police…

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…