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Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State University
We received a number of letters asking about the spring/summer 2015 edition, which was our first-ever digital-only issue. Thank you for reading Washington Square.
A few words from distinguished campus members and speakers.
On any given day, students, faculty and staff members, and alumni flow through campus, perhaps not realizing that their paths are remarkable.
Remembering Spartans who have passed away.
Updates from the SJSU alumni network.
Ada Lou Reed Duacsek learned to pilot a plane before she could drive a car. She never hesitated to pursue her passions—and gender equality—first in aviation, then in the U.S. military.
On July 4, 2015, San Jose and SJSU will celebrate Spartans by marching to a “Krazy” beat.
Alumna Hideko Kunii made history in 2014 as the first woman appointed to the board of Honda.
Native American student Joey Montoya helps indigenous youths reconnect with their traditional identity and share their voices.
For her take on Young Adult literature, WSQ checked in with SJSU English Professor Mary Warner.
Dissecting the complex and often controversial concept of race using an anthropological approach.
Screenwriting students are overjoyed about Sublett’s essential, how-to guide.
Julia Reynolds profiles the Salinas branch of the “most important criminal organization you’ve never heard of.”
Find out what your fellow Spartans are up to.
WSQ remembers those who have passed away.
This year’s commencement speaker: Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the House of Representatives in the 114th Congress and congresswoman, California’s 12th District.
The new building opens this month: Watch a time-lapse video of its construction.
Join us in congratulating the 2015 Outstanding Graduating Seniors and Outstanding Thesis Award recipients.