01 Oct 2015

Female victim reports sexual battery near Burk Hall

A female victim reported being sexually battered in the lobby of Burk Hall by an unknown male suspect Wednesday night, according to a university email sent out by Title IX

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05 Feb 2015

Police receive report of sexual assault outside Burk Hall

A University email alert informed students and staff of a reported sexual battery that took place on campus Thursday morning at around 1 a.m. The University Police Department received reports

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03 Mar 2011

Burk Hall fire drill successful

A routine fire drill interrupted instruction in Burk Hall for about 10 minutes at 11 a.m. today. People could be seen hovering around the building as they awaited permission to

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15 Feb 2011

VIDEO: The Vista Room serves five star cuisine in SF State's Burk Hall

It’s lunchtime on campus, and it’s time to weigh your dining options. Sure you could grab a burrito or a quick slice of pizza, maybe even salad if the mood

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19 Apr 2017

Veterans face unique challenges as college students

Two veterans, including one SF State graduate student, are conducting an ongoing study to assess the needs and challenges veterans face while in college. Graduate Kevin Miller and Victor Inzunza,

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07 Nov 2012

Student veterans face unique challenges transitioning to college

Striking out into the Afghanistan countryside to find the enemy was “just a job” to City College of San Francisco student and U.S. Army veteran Miles Foltz. As president of

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19 Mar 2019

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a

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26 Feb 2019

Internment camp victims honored in Garden of Remembrance

Students, professors, activists and those standing in solidarity with the Japanese-American community gathered Feb. 19 for the 40th anniversary of the Bay Area’s first Day of Remembrance, honoring the more

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21 Oct 2018

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Across from Burk Hall, a stairway leading downhill reaches the home of the Student Health Center, where students are able to find basic care needs and educate themselves on health

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15 Dec 2017

Gas interruptions go unexplained

Construction crews set up barriers before Thanksgiving break, blocking access and inspecting the area where a majority of students and staff eat and walk through to access food, but manager

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13 Dec 2017

Campus-wide repairs caused hot water shut-down

Water line repairs on campus caused an emergency hot water shut down affecting Mashouf Wellness Center on Nov. 14 and the Vista room on Nov. 17. University facilities services sent

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03 Dec 2017

Broadway veteran revitalizes students with skating influenced choreography

In creative arts, talent alone is rarely enough to achieve success. With any heralded dancer, actor or musician, there’s always a grinding component of hard work that constantly bubbles beneath

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19 Oct 2016

Vista Room – The journey of the taste palette

[slideshow_deploy id=’73838′] For food lovers, the Vista Room is the mother lode of all things culinary at SF State. Located in Burk Hall room 401, the functioning lab class offers

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12 Sep 2016

The Vista Room welcomes semester with new menu offerings

Chef Tim Shaw introduced his new students to the kitchen of SF State’s fine dining restaurant by demonstrating how to prepare and plate the first dishes of the semester —

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09 Sep 2016

Music majors move beyond jazz and classical music

As 23-year-old Ryan Tipton sits outside Burk Hall, he treats students walking to class to a deconstructed, acoustic version of Odeza’s popular electronic song “Say My Name,” on his guitar.

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26 Apr 2016

Student designs emerge from the studio

After three intensive months holed up in the apparel design lab in Burk Hall, the ensembles made by junior and senior students will grace the catwalk at “Runway 2016: Emerge” this

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19 Apr 2016

Fashion students redesign bookstore duds

A jumble of mannequins and measuring tape provides the backdrop for apparel design student Becky Tu as she pins the sleeve on an upcycled ’90s-inspired bomber jacket. Its waterproof shell is

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16 Feb 2016

Student designers reveal concepts for their spring runway collections

On the fourth floor of Burk Hall, scissors are snipping, sewing machines are whirring, and naked, faceless dress forms are looming in the background as senior designers begin to bring their clothing

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04 Nov 2015

UPD seeks suspects in armed robbery

University police are searching to identify three suspects who reportedly robbed and beat a woman on campus Nov. 1, according to Jonathan Morales, director of news and news media at

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27 Oct 2015

Gators look to take a chomp out of eSports scene

Members of the SF State League of Legends club are preparing to get their minds focused and mouses clicking for a major upcoming League of Legends collegiate competition. The Gators will be

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27 Oct 2015

Grandmaster instructor kicks cancer with help from Taekwondo

About a dozen students dressed in white martial arts robes and colored belts made their way down into the basement of Burk Hall. Before stepping onto the blue mat, they bowed in respect to their

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23 Sep 2015

New changes breathe life into vista room

Andrew Mason steadily diced cucumbers and red peppers, as America’s 1972 hit song “A Horse with No Name” softly filled the Vista Room kitchen. A large plastic vat of bright

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26 Jul 2015

SF State rallies around greener campuses during state-wide conference

[slideshow_deploy id=’66862′] The largest-ever California Higher Education Sustainability Conference emphasized the urgent need for sustainability on college campuses July 20-24 at SF State. This year was the first time SF

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28 Apr 2015

Fashion show to debut student designers work

On the fourth floor of Burk Hall, 18 apparel design students meticulously cut, stitched and sewed together clothing in preparation for the runway show where their pieces will come to life

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21 Mar 2015

University under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault

The Office for Civil Rights added SF State to a list Wednesday that will include them with 104 college campuses under investigation for their handling of sexual violence. The federal examination at

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11 Feb 2015

Late-night sexual assault increases campus awareness

An unknown subject allegedly groped a female’s breasts and groin and threatened her with a sharp object on campus Thursday morning, according to a report by University officials. The University

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11 Feb 2015

Recent attacks question campus safety

On any given day, a casual stroll across campus might include seeing friends sunning on the quad, chatting with student club members in Malcolm X Plaza or making a quick

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12 Dec 2014

Torrential storm soaks the Bay Area; Schools issue closures

San Francisco residents braced themselves Thursday as a storm caused sweeping power outages, flooding and public transportation disruptions. The National Weather Service issued advisories for San Francisco County Wednesday Dec.

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Nes-Per-N-Nub rests beside the lid to his inner sarcophagus while the two outer sarcophagi stand on display in the background Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
28 Oct 2014

Mummy and accompaning Egyptian artifacts find new home in college consolidation

The Sutro Egyptian and Treganza collection will be moved as part of the University Museum’s relocation into the Fine Arts building next semester for specialized care and greater student accessibility.

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Arsenije Peric, the music director for Talija, provides musical accompaniment with his accordion during a special guest lesson in the Gymnasium dance studio on Thursday Oct. 9, 2014. Peter Snarr / XPress.
16 Oct 2014

Campus consolidation pushes dance students out of studio

Dance students could lose one of two rehearsal spaces next semester to make room for a new museum in the Fine Arts Building, in an effort to consolidate the College

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18 Mar 2014

Barbies, Spice Girls and crop tops: Monica Arana’s route to fashion

Monica Arana, senior, drapes cloth on a mannequin for one of her designs Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The clothes will be modeled at the Provoke Spring Fashion Show May 1.

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15 Feb 2014

Vista Room opens doors for spring semester

[set_id=72157641031239624] Food aficionados can rejoice Feb. 11 at the reopening of SF State’s only fine dining establishment, the Vista Room. The Vista Room, located on the top floor of Burk

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02 Apr 2013

New student group fosters Filipino men in developing identity

Editor’s Note: Though this article contains general details about a meeting in the Counseling and Psychological Services Department on campus, all meetings are confidential. None of the quotes that appear in

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15 Feb 2013

UPDATE: Village Building C evacuated after fire alarm

A fire alarm was activated in Building C of the Centennial Village apartments at 10:37 this morning, according to SF State Spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. The alarm was activated due to

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13 Feb 2013

Retiree relives tea house history

San Francisco State is surrounded by a city filled with culture and tradition, but recently retired facilities manager John Holman knows about a small treasured piece of culture and history

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03 Dec 2012

'Revive' fashion show to feature student work

The holidays have always been big for fashion, but this winter, the Fashion Network Association is upping the wow-factor with a fashion show fueled by 30 student designers. Revive When: 7 p.m. Dec.

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