San Jose State baseball head coach Jason Hawkins submitted his letter of resignation on Monday. Back in January, the university placed Hawkins on administrative leave. This came after allegations grew that Hawkins was holding illegal practices last year. Hawkins was head coach for one year. During the 2017 season, Hawkins lead the Spartans to a 19-35-1 overall record.
San Jose State University receives five million dollar gift from alumni. Philanthropists Larry and Deidre Solari’s gift is among the biggest ever for SJSU athletics. The gift will support SJSU football personnel and facilities which include plans to install a new football operations center on the east side of CEFCU Stadium.
San Jose Mayor, Sam Liccardo was interrupted by protesters at the State of City Address. Protesters made it known that they are against the plans for Google to build a mega-campus in downtown. Affordable housing has been an ongoing issue in San Jose and people are saying that they are fighting to stay in the city they grew up in.