Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State

From our readers

From our readers

Washington Square welcomes letters to the editor. Here’s what our readers have to say.

Chasing the blaze

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.

Students attack cybersecurity

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.

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.

computer algorithm-generated patterns

The art of algorithm

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

Wes Schweitzer

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.


From Mo’s desk

Our alumni, students and faculty members not only eliminate boundaries, they also create dynamic connections. And it is through these connections that we, as individuals and as a community, become agents of change.