Faculty in the News


January 10, 2023
Live interview regarding recent storm
Frannie Edwards, KPIX TV

January 9, 2023
SJSU Deputy Director explains state and federal help for storm victims
Frannie Edwards, NBC Bay Area

January 9, 2023
SJSU Deputy Director explains California's state and federal emergency declarations
Frannie Edwards, NTD


August 25, 2022
Berkeley REI employees vote to unionize
Robert Ovetz, KPIX TV

August 24, 2022
"Dems' 'inflation' legislation is short on real change that benefits workers"
Robert Ovetz, The Chief Leader

August 16, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

July 22, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

July 22, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

July 18, 2022
Op ed, "In Supreme Court's overturn of Roe, problem is within Constitution itself,"
Robert Ovetz, Marin Independent Journal

July 12, 2022
January 6 committee hearing
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

June 16, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

June 14, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

June 13, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

June 10, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

June 9, 2022
January 6 committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KTVU-TV Fox 2

March 9, 2022
January 6th committee hearings
Robert Ovetz, KCBS Radio

March 10, 2022
Russia's military encircles more Ukranian cities
Leonard Lira, KTVU-TV Fox 2 


October 21, 2021
Skilled worker shortage leads to rising overtime in San Jose
Frances Edwards, San Jose Spotlight

August 27, 2021
Leonard Lira, KTVU-TV
August 26, 2021
Leonard Lira, KRON-TV
August 30, 2021
Leonard Lira, KAVU-25

August 30, 2021

Caldor Fire evacuation orders expand to Lake Tahoe's south shores
Frances Edwards, KTVU FOX 2

May 18, 2021
"Strike threats: a crucial tool in building working class power, " translated into Turkish
Robert Ovetz, Roar Magazine

March 19, 2021
False Profits

Robert Ovetz, Spectre Journal

March 12, 2021
San Jose audit: Police overtime skyrockets
Garrick Percival, San Jose Spotlight

February 11, 2021
The impeachment trial of Donald Trump
Donna Crane, KRON-TV

February  7, 2021
Opinion: America's first attempted coup also tracks to Jan. 6
Robert Ovetz, Mercury News


November 14, 2020
Marin Voice: HS 1327 should vote to remove Drake's name from our school
Robert Ovetz, Marin Independent Journal

November 9, 2020
Affirmative action has tons of endorsements — so why is Prop. 16 trailing?
Garrick Percival, CAL MATTERS

November 6, 2020
How not to freak out: A user’s guide to awaiting California’s election results
Mary Currin-Percival, CAL MATTERS

November 4, 2020
What it takes for Biden to win
Garrick Percival, KGO-TV

November 4, 2020
'Just baseless': Bay Area political, legal experts weigh in after Trump campaign sues 3 states
Donna Crane, KGO-TV 

November 4, 2020
Vote Count 2020: Trump Looks At Heading To Court In Battleground States
Donna Crane, KPIX-TV

November 4, 2020
‘It Kind Of Hurts My Heart’ – Bay Area Democrats Watch Election Vote Count With Anxiety, Hope
Donna Crane, KPIX-TV

November 4, 2020
Vote Count 2020: Polls Again Miss Mark In Presidential Race – ‘Trump’s Support Was Underestimated’
Melinda Jackson, KPIX-TV 

October 15, 2020
Matthew Record, KTVU-TV

October 12, 2020
The first day of confirmation hearings for Judge Any Coney Barrett
Donna Crane, KPIX-TV

October 5, 2020 
Mary Currin-Percival, KTVU-TV 

October 1, 2020
Donna Crane,  KTVU-TV

September 30, 2020
Melinda Jackson, KTVU-TV

July 27, 2020
Donna Crane, Bob Rucker and Shaun Fletcher, KPIX-TV

July 26, 2020
Redistricting could shift political power in San Jose neighborhoods
Ken Yeagar, NBC Bay Area

July 13, 2020
Sticks, stones, and words: "Ugly stability" between India and China
Karthika Sasikumar, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

June 5, 2020
Opinion: "Finding Compromise on San Jose Fair Election Initiative
Mary Currin-Percival and Garrick Percival, Mercury News

May 01, 2020
"Will Bay Area traffic come roaring back after COVID-19? It might if we ditch transit for cars"
Frances Edwards,Mercury News

March 20, 2020
‘Marco Rubio called the $3.5 trillion Democratic spending bill 'Marxism,' the latest example of the GOP baselessly linking things they oppose to communism.’
Lawrence Quill, Business Insider

March 12, 2020
‘Silicon Valley lawmaker wants to bring Andrew Yang’s universal income plan to California.’
Lawrence Quill, San Jose Spotlight

January 17, 2020
‘With California’s New Privacy Law in Effect, Consumers Have More Control Over Their Data.’
Lawrence Quill, San Jose Inside


November 07, 2019
‘More than a third of millennials approve of communism, YouGov poll indicates.’
Lawrence Quill, The Independent, London

August 30, 2019
"Santa Clara County testing its emergency alert system"
Frances Edwards, KTVU-TV

April 28, 2019
"Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke town hall in San Francisco, drawing hundreds"
Melinda Jackson, ABC7

April 16, 2019
"San Jose votes along racial divide not to change election cycle"
Garrick Percival, ABC7

February 11, 2019
"Governor Gavin Newsom's first State of the State address"
Melinda Jackson, Los Angeles Times

February 6, 2019
"Kamala Harris's latest poll numbers among California voters"
Melinda Jackson, NBC11 

February 6, 2019
"Cupertino mayor's joke about building wall around city raising eyesbrows"
Garrick Pervical, ABC7

February 5, 2019
"California's growing relevance in national politics and 2020 Democratic presidential primaries, in response to State of the Union speech"
Melinda Jackson, KTVU, Channel 2 

January 28, 2019
"2020 Democratic primary race, Sen. Kamal Harris and other candidates" 
Melinda Jackson, ABC7

January 7, 2019
"The Gavin Newsom era begins in California: What to expect from the new administration"
Garrick Pervical, AirTalk


December 3, 2018
"After the Camp fire, we discuss how evacuation notification and protocols can be improved"
Frances Edwards, KPCC Radio

November 7, 2018
"Democratic takeover of House of Representatives"
Melinda Jackson, NBC11

November 6, 2018
"Exciting day for first time Bay Area voters"
Garrick Percival, ABC7 


October 18, 2017
"Are you Prepared for a Major Disaster?"
Frances Edwards, KPSS