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On Feb. 16, 2017 Mattie Taormina, the director of the Sutro library, shares a collection of signs from The Womens March. (Laila Rashada/Xpress)

Women’s March memorabilia preserved as history in Sutro Library

Kelsey Matzen March 29, 2017

The Sutro Library at SF State is currently collecting handmade signs, handbills, clothing and other memorabilia from the Jan. 21 San Francisco Women’s March to preserve the historic day for future generations....

PHOTOS: SF State's J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library partially open

Tamerra Griffin January 24, 2012

The J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library, arguably the biggest and most highly anticipated campus revamping in the past four years, is taking the smallest steps in fully revealing itself to the public this...

‘Winter is here’ in the J. Paul Leonard Library

‘Winter is here’ in the J. Paul Leonard Library

Ali Lee April 9, 2019

The Sutro and J. Paul Leonard libraries will host the Winter is Here “Game of Thrones” pop-up exhibit on campus Wednesday, April 10, at 12:30 p.m. The exhibit, hosted in the first floor of the Library...

Illuminated Library exhibits art made from literature

Illuminated Library exhibits art made from literature

Ayesha Rizvi September 24, 2013

A three-dimensional map of Moscow, constructed of burnt pieces of literature and poems, is framed and mounted on a wall in the Fine Arts Gallery located in the Fine Arts Building at SF State. The...

SF State library provides haven for ancient documents

Jessica Schimm October 2, 2012

The vault that sits on the sixth floor of the J. Paul Leonard Library is more like a hidden treasure to students than a well-known resource. Rows upon rows of books hundreds of years old sit on shelves...

Empty Annex to become concert venue after opening of J. Paul Leonard Library

Angela Raiford April 16, 2012

As J. Paul Leonard Library stocks its shelves with books and readies its state-of-the-art robotic retrieval system, the Annex quietly moved out belongings and closed its doors as a temporary library. Built...

UPDATE: SF State library installing doors, windows during final stages of construction

Michelle Olson August 22, 2011

In the furthest northwestern part of the SF State campus, students can be heard catching their breath after making the long trek to the temporary library facilities located in Annex I. The library was...

Back to school shows to see in August and September

Lovelie Faustino August 26, 2013

Summer is coming to an end and it’s about that time to jump out of bed and chase down MUNI, crash that impacted class and wait in a winding line to purchase books. But it’s also time to get acclimated...

Campus crime update: a lonely knife, a bridge troll and a fashionable car thief

Brad Wilson November 13, 2012

Sharp Things Nov. 9 there was a report of a knife left unattended at the J. Paul Leonard Library. Officers responded and took possession of the knife and marked it for destruction — which, if you think...

Campus crime update: A Banksy imposter on campus, a Law and Order fantasy, a beer pong celebration gone awry

Tamerra Griffin May 9, 2012

Exiting the Gift Shop, Entering the Campus Two incidents of graffiti vandalism were reported May 3 and 4. The first occurred between noon May 2 and 2:30 p.m. May 3 in the Humanities Building, while the...

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

Sean Duffy February 24, 2012

Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for a campus recreation center that will not be completed for several years after most students...

President Corrigan must put a stop to frivolous spending during financial crisis

Xpress Staff February 21, 2012

While President Robert A. Corrigan’s new pet project, “Student Voices,” enjoyed front-page publicity last week in the San Francisco Chronicle as a way for students to voice their frustrations about...

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