One of four San Jose State University students charged with hate crimes against a black student pleaded not guilty Monday morning to two misdemeanor charges, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Retired Judge LaDoris Cordell is leading an independent review of a recent incident on campus, where four white freshmen are accused of racially abusing an African-American dorm mate.
Two years before recent hate-crime allegations as San Jose State University, African-American students had reported incidents of racist treatment on campus to administrators in a study that was never published.
While civil rights groups are calling for four San Jose State University students to be charged with felonies over their alleged racial harassment and abuse of their dorm-mate, Santa Clara County prosecutors are standing by the misdemeanor charges filed.
San Jose State University’s president is taking personal responsibility for the terrorizing of an African-American student in a campus dorm.
Keenan Reynolds set an NCAA record by scoring seven rushing touchdowns, including the game-winner in the third overtime, and Navy downed San Jose State 58-52 on Friday night.
A fourth student was suspended Friday from San Jose State University in the wake of alleged hate crimes by white students against a black student at a residence hall, a university spokeswoman said.
Three white San Jose State University students have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly abusing a freshman roommate who is black.
A report of a possible gunman at an administrative building on the San Jose State University campus has turned up nothing and the building has reopened, according to the university.
San Jose State University police have arrested a suspect in the murder of a man found shot dead in a car parked next to the college’s tennis courts on Sunday morning, a police spokesman said Tuesday.