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San Jose State University has approved plans for the construction of a new science building that will meet environmental standards and provide research and collaboration spaces for students.

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Neil Chase, Executive Editor of The Mercury News discussed journalism’s current financial burdens and its effects at an event hosted by the Santa Clara County Democratic Club on Monday. 

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In commemoration of the book’s 200th anniversary, San Jose State University brought Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” alive during a discussion panel at Hammer Theatre Tuesday.

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Two San Jose State University students who lost their family homes during the recession believe Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature of a new bill is unfair.

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Chicana political commentator Ana Navarro spoke in the Student Union Ballroom as part of the second speaker of this semester’s Spartan Speaker

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Following the outrage of the East San Jose community after a historic Chicano mural was painted over in late August, people gathered on Sunday for a peaceful demonstration calling for the City of San Jose to preserve Chicano culture.

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San Jose State University professor Amy Strage died on Thursday. Cause of death was not announced in an email to the campus community on Monday. Strage was part of the SJSU faculty for more than 30 years and led a storied academic career which entailed her leadership in many roles.

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San Jose State University interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs announced the Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity’s Reassigned Time Program for faculty. 

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San Jose State University has been recognized by the Sierra Club as one of the greenest California State University (CSU) campuses, according to the club’s Cool Schools 2018 list.

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As sunlight broke through the glass ceiling of the rotunda at San Jose City Hall, the conversation topic turned to a similar subject; emissions, climate change and actions corporations can take to help the environment. 

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On Sept. 5, the Office of Student Conduct and Ethical Development (SCED) advised the Spartan Marching Band to cease an annual tradition of playing instruments inside of port-a-potties to celebrate the beginning of the fall semester.

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San Jose State University students, alumni and faculty gathered at the African- American/Black Student Success Center (AABSSC) welcoming ceremony on Tuesday. 

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As the country observes the 17th year since Sept. 11, 2001, the victims and heroes whose lives were taken on this day are honored.

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A new exhibit in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on the fifth floor, “The Power of Protest,” explores Harry Edwards’ collection involving historic civil rights movement memorabilia. 

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Former artistic director of the Mexican folk-dance group, Grupo Folklórico Luna y Sol de San Jose State, Itza Sanchez, left an instructor position vacant following her July departure.

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BART received $6.8 million in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to tighten security on their trains and platforms, according to a media release by the company on Aug. 27. 

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On Wednesday the Student Alumni Connections (SAC), a student organization at San Jose State University, hosted the second installment of their Fall 2018 Student Success Series.

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A report by the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) identified state policies that could produce solutions to end the rampant shortage of teachers across

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The Northern California federal district court heard immigration case Neria Alvarez et al v. Sessions et al on Friday in response to the several Habeas Corpus petitions filed last week by local immigration attorneys.

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On Friday, Federal District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas, Andrew S. Hanen, rejected to halt Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), according to the New York Times.

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On Tuesday, San Jose City Council met with a modest public attendance who listened intently on a plan that could forever change travel on the western seaboard. 

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Sprawled across a wall on Story and King roads were images of Aztec warriors, men in zoot suits, Chicano revolutionaries and leaders of the United Farm Workers movement. 

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On Thursday the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library celebrated its 15th anniversary. The King Library originally opened its doors to the community in its grand opening on Aug. 16, 2003.  

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Suspect, 20-year-old Solomon Bell, was arrested in the armed robbery and kidnapping of a San Jose State University student last week, according to University Police.

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Protesters at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill removed a confederate monument on Aug. 20.  

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California’s Senate passed legislation restricting single-use plastic straws in dine-in restaurants last Friday. California became the first state to ban straws. The bill will prohibit full-service restaurants from offering plastic straws to customers unless they request them.

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Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) has reduced the daily parking rate in Lot 2 by $6. The new daily flat rate will be $24.

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Three writers from San Jose State University’s Steinbeck Fellow Program in creative writing have released novels this year, marking an incredible feat for the program and the Bay Area literary community.

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California wildfires have become a tremendous threat and concern to the community. According to Cal Fire, 4,322 fires have occurred as of Jan. 1 to this month.

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Scientists have observed the Arctic’s vulnerability to climate change for centuries, but never seen records of the region’s loss of ice like this month.

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San Jose State is ranked the fourth most transformative college in the United States, according to Money magazine. SJSU is also listed 14th in the nation’s top minority degree producers by the Diverse Issues.

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When Chartwells Higher Education, now “Spartan Eats,” took over food operations at San Jose State University on July 1, they sought to make substantial changes to the student Dining Commons.

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Fires are burning across the state. Climate change, drought and tree-killing bark beetles are contributing to the flammability of Sierra forests.