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Lockers run vacant in the Science Building

Lockers sit a hallway in the Science Building at SF State on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Lockers in the Science Building that are usually in full use have vacancies. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)
December 6, 2017

Lockers, which usually fill up within the first week of school, are still available inside the Science Building. SF State engineering stockroom equipment technician Michael Lino said that some students...

Wong does not regret $3.8 million Science Building shutdown

September 23, 2014

The University spent $3.83 million on the temporary closure, remediation and reopening of the Science Building after the discovery of environmental hazards in the facility late last year, according to...

Wong seeks funds for new facility, considers demolition of Science Building

August 26, 2014

President Leslie E. Wong announced Monday that SF State may soon look toward private or public sources to fund the construction of a new, 200,000 square-foot science building on 19th Avenue and Buckingham...

UPDATE: Parts of Science Building scheduled to re-open in two weeks

 An aerial view of the Science building taken from Thorton HallTuesday, January 28. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress
April 16, 2014

SF State officials are scheduling staggered times for faculty and staff to enter the Science Building April 28, according to Ron Cortez, vice president and chief financial officer of administration and...

UPDATED: Faculty and staff to reoccupy Science Building in late April

March 11, 2014

Part of the SF State Science Building will reopen this spring after the discovery of toxic chemicals prompted its closure earlier this year, according to SF State President Leslie E. Wong. "Remediation...

Science Building town hall meeting concludes no health hazards for students

Science Building town hall meeting concludes no health hazards for students
February 18, 2014

Michael Buelna, a Zoology major, asks a question to the speakers at the town hall meeting on the science building closure, in SF State's McKenna Theatre, Feb. 13, 2014. Buelna has had a few classes in...

Science Building closure linked to contaminated artifacts from 2000

Science Building closure linked to contaminated artifacts from 2000
February 5, 2014

People in hazmat suits work in SF State's Science Building, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The building is closed after toxic chemicals were found inside. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress Mercury contamination...

Update: faculty and staff will get scheduled times to enter Science Building

February 1, 2014

SF State faculty and staff with offices and laboratories in the Science Building are to be scheduled a time to enter the premises for the retrieval of items. They must be accompanied by Belfor Property...

Staff and faculty allowed temporary entrance to Science Building for priority item retrieval

January 29, 2014

In a message from President Leslie E. Wong, two environmental safety firms have decided to allow  faculty and staff temporary entrance into the Science Building to select items for priority removal. Extensive...

Toxic chemicals close Science Building, displaces more than 9,000 students and faculty for Spring 2014

Toxic chemicals close Science Building, displaces more than 9,000 students and faculty for Spring 2014
January 29, 2014

[set_id=72157640272931174] Students and faculty members scrambled during the first week of classes while administration worked to find and furnish alternative spaces due to the closure of the Science...

Science Building closure sends students to Annex

January 27, 2014

Students of the biology 100 class meet in the Annex located near Lake Merced Boulevard due to the recent closure of the Science Building. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress Students taking science classes...

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