Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State University


What Makes You a Spartan?

We asked alumni and students who posed for our cover collage: What makes you a Spartan? Here are their responses: “I am a Spartan through my ambition to be the best. This school is historical; it’s the first state university in California and ranking among the best schools. This school just makes me feel like a winner.” —Kristine Ecal, ’14 Behavioral Science “Being involved at SJSU and making a difference in the community.” —Maritza Valencia, ’18 Recreational Therapy “The dedication to success and ability to adapt.” —Daan Giron, ’11 Health Science “My involvement and passion for the university and the...