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Humanities building evacuated

Humanities building evacuated

Kirk Stevenson
November 6, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

Around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the entire Humanities Building was evacuated when someone pulled a fire alarm apparently as a hoax. Loud sirens and an evacuation announcement sent students, faculty and staff to the West Campus Green. Students were told to find the nearest exit and to exit using th...

Emergency staff respond to 911 call inside the Humanities building

Cody Wright
December 3, 2015
Filed under News

First responders received a call shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday morning from staff in the Humanities Building reporting a medical emergency. One faculty member, who did not want to be named, described her colleague as having stroke-like symptoms as she frantically attempted to get the attention of...

Security cameras in Humanities Building removed after catching pyro

Security cameras in Humanities Building removed after catching pyro

Bradley Focht
May 7, 2014
Filed under News

Three security cameras that were installed on the first three floors of the Humanities Building have been removed after they served their purpose in identifying an arsonist in more than a year ago. The UPD funded the camera installation in the Humanities Building as a matter of public safety and to aid i...

Another fire ignites in SF State Humanities Building

Another fire ignites in SF State Humanities Building

Xpress Staff
October 2, 2012
Filed under News

UPDATE 10:47 p.m.: Campus police has confirmed that the fire was arson. UPDATE 7:35 p.m.: The fire alarm was pulled about 20 minutes after the fire was extinguished. Roughly 30 students have evacuated the building. A fire ignited in the second floor men's bathroom on the north side of the Humanities Bui...

UPDATE: Campus police give OK to enter SF State Humanities Building after fire

UPDATE: Campus police give OK to enter SF State Humanities Building after fire

Caitlin Byrne
September 18, 2012
Filed under News

UPDATE 8:00 p.m.: Students are now allowed re-entry into the Humanities Building, according to Shimanoff. UPDATE 7:43 P.M.: Susan Shimanoff, the Associate Dean of the College of Liberal and Creative Arts, told students that she needed clearance from campus police. After borrowing a phone from a ...

UPDATED: Two computers stolen from Humanities building recovered at pawn shop

UPDATED: Two computers stolen from Humanities building recovered at pawn shop

Xpress Staff
April 3, 2012
Filed under News

UPDATE April 3, 6:30 p.m.: Two desktop computers belonging to SF State have been recovered at a local pawn shop after an apparent burglary that took place at the Humanities building early Monday morning. San Francisco police have arrested a suspect who is not a student and not affiliated with the Univers...

SF State Humanities building flooded, no classes canceled

Lisa Carmack
February 20, 2012
Filed under News

Maintenance staff responded to a flood in the south wing of the Humanities building caused by a ruptured water pipe Sunday Feb. 19 at around 5:30 p.m., after a student reported the flood to the University Police Department, according to SF State Media Relations Assistant Director Nan Broadbent. The floodi...

Students evacuated from humanities building due to false alarm

Students evacuated from humanities building due to false alarm

Xpress Staff
October 19, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Students in the humanities building were evacuated due to a false alarm today at approximately 12:50 p.m. While the direct cause of the alarm is still unknown, University police said the problems could stem from the age of the panel sending out the alarms. "(It was) nothing major," said Officer Joseph Mora. "The machines are old and...

Surprise fire drill shakes up Humanities building, tests system

Chris Haire
February 21, 2011
Filed under News

The Humanities building received a late night jolt tonight at 7:30 p.m. when a semiannual fire drill signaled for students and faculty to evacuate the building. To simulate a real fire, no one was notified. "Why tell them? If you tell them, they won’t leave,” said Daniel Ho, senior health and safety officer for the University. “The ...

Classrooms topping 90 degrees in AC-less buildings

Noor Baig, Staff reporter
December 10, 2019
Filed under Campus, News

Makeshift fans, hot air and adjusted curriculums have become the new norm for classes in the Humanities building during the warmer months of the year.  Graph by Noor Baig/ Golden Gate Xpress It’s been one year since the California Faculty Association (CFA) filed a grievance with the school...

Building projects 20 percent completion

Building projects 20 percent completion

Natalia Pourazar
April 9, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

The construction site for the future Liberal and Creative Arts building between the Humanities and Creative Arts buildings on Monday, April 8, 2019. (TRISTEN ROWEAN/ Golden Gate Xpress)   The two ongoing construction projects are about 20 percent complete and are expected to be finished betw...

Creative Arts Building expects facelift in 2018

Creative Arts Building expects facelift in 2018

Julia Middlemiss
March 4, 2014
Filed under News

A student walks by the current broadcast wing of the Creative Arts building Monday, March 3. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress The Creative Arts Replacement Building project, which has been on hold since 2008, could get the green light this fiscal year if CSU legislatives approve the budget for the m...

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