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Spartan Quest

Spring 2021 Weeks of Welcome

Join us on February 18, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for the second part in this series!

Learn more about key landmarks surrounding SJSU including Antioch Baptist Church, the Quetzalcóatl Sculpture, and Yoshihiro Uchida Hall.

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Fall 2020 Spartan Quest

Photo of the The Victory Salute, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, and the Cesar The César E. Chávez Monument: Arch of Dignity, Equality and Justice

Embark on your Spartan journey by learning about SJSU’s key landmarks and the events that shaped our campus, community, and world. Learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Library’s namesake; the Victory Salute (Olympic Black Power Statue); the César E. Chávez Monument: Arch of Dignity, Equality and Justice, and more by immersing yourself in a virtual reality environment.


HINT: (Firefox is recommended) As you explore, use the W (forward), A (left), S (backward), and D (right) keys to navigate and click on the floating butterflies above the campus map to hear the audio recording. To enable audio, click the speaker on the bottom right corner of the screen. 

View a list of curated electronic resources including videos, articles, books, and more related to some of the featured landmarks on and off campus. You will also find the extended personal narratives written by the Africana, Asian American, Chicano, and Native American Studies Center Advisory Board and community collaborators.

Interested in contributing or assisting with this ongoing project? Contact Us.

Michael Aguilar, Outreach & User Engagement Librarian,

Kathryn Blackmer Reyes, Faculty Director, AAACNA Studies Center,

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