Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State

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The power of Acceleration

During the seven years of Acceleration: The Campaign for San José State University, more than 30,000 individuals, 2,396 corporations and 200 foundations gave to support every department on campus—from the University Library to Athletics. More than $53 million was...

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Rim Fire: Chasing the blaze

As firefighters struggled to contain this summer’s Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Craig Clements and his students were on the scene.

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Class discussion!

Hackers, beware: San José State’s new offerings in cybersecurity and big data just made your job a little harder.

Garcia mid-clip in his dorm with fellow Spartan Aaron Dennings. 0

The long and short of it

Pedro Garcia, senior broadcasting major, has scheduled as many as 10 haircuts a day between classes, homework and his part-time gig at Cumulus Radio.

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The art of algorithm

Tyson Frederick employs an early 20th century, Austrian thought-experiment in quantum mechanics to explain how he creates his art.

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Student-Athlete Wes Schweitzer

San José State starting offensive tackle Wes Schweitzer was about to join the Marine Corps when he got the first of seven scholarship offers to play college football.