The coroner said alcohol killed an 18-year-old Fresno State freshman who was partying at a fraternity house.
San Jose State officials are asking 250 upperclassmen to check into a hotel to make room in campus dormitories for a huge crop of incoming freshmen.
An enrollment boom at San Jose State University has resulted in a shortage of about 250 rooms for returning students, university officials said.
The rate of out-of-state students being offered admission jumped to more than 60 percent this year from about 51 percent in 2010 and 44 percent in 2009.
Nearly 70 percent of community college freshmen in California drop out of their 2-year colleges without earning an associates degree or transferring, frustrated when they’re shut out of classes they need.