Spartan Daily Newspaper Is Now Digital

Spartan Daily

82 Years of History Now Available

San José State University’s student newspaper, Spartan Daily, is celebrating the digitization and online presence of more than 80 years of hyper-local news.

The student newspaper is distributed three days a week on the SJSU campus and in the surrounding community. Covering news, sports, arts and entertainment, tech and opinion relating to the campus and its students. April 9, 1934, marks the first issue published from the Spartan Daily.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications will be having a public launch event on May 2, 2016, from 10:30-11:45 a.m., at the Dr. Martin King, Jr. Library in room 225.

Click here to view the digitized newspapers.

Diversity in News & in Practice in Higher Education

by Bob Rucker

The U.S. Capitol in Washington is filled with more than 180 statues of giants of American history. Today, on what would have been her 100th birthday, Rosa Parks becomes  the first woman to receive this honor. See the CBS This Morning story at:

Another timely diversity issue in America Chicago Tribune: “Religion a block for gays in pro football”,0,2832792.story

Helping educate SJSU students about how to understand complicated diversity issues remains an important challenge and duty for all who
educate and inform the campus community.

Find more of Professor Rucker at

Here is a quick read on SJSU Diversity Policies. and some SJSU campus factiods.

MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center at SJSU provide some excellent resources for students.