Police charge SF State alumnus with possession of child pornography

October 15, 2015 News

San Francisco police arrested an SF State alumnus Oct. 8 on suspicion of possession of child pornography and the use of hidden cameras, SFGate reported. Police charged Duane Ackerman with several counts of felonies and misdemeanors which include possession and distribution of over 600 images of child pornography, the sexual exploitation of a minor and a concealed ...

Line-ups without lines: barbers open up shop in dorm rooms

September 15, 2015 Life

In their senior year of high school, Randy Tovar and his friend Simon Orlovsky had the idea to set up a chair in a parking lot and cut random people’s hair. “We didn’t do that, ’cause I thought that was dumb,” Tovar said. “No one’s ever gonna want a haircut from a stranger.” Three years later, in the ...

Remapping planned for Muni routes

September 9, 2015 News 1 Comment

SF State students will see changes to their Muni routes beginning Sept. 26 as part of a citywide Muni improvement program, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority announced Aug. 28. The changes are part of SFMTA’s Muni Forward campaign, an effort to update the transit system to make it “better, safer and more reliable,” according to the project’s site. The plans involve ...

SF State student sues Chris Brown after San Jose nightclub shooting

September 3, 2015 News

An SF State student who was shot at a Chris Brown show in San Jose in January filed a lawsuit against both the singer and the night club Aug. 27, the Mercury News reported. Paul Briley, 22, was one of five people wounded during Brown’s Jan. 10 concert at The Fiesta Nightclub in South San Jose, according to the report. Court records state that ...

Petitioning students succeed in adding new sections

September 1, 2015 News

Two new sections of Finance 350 opened up Aug. 27, following a petition by business students who were crashing classes in an attempt to add the course. Finance 350, or business finance, is an upper division core requirement for all business majors. Without it, students are unable to take the last few classes needed for graduation. Quynh ...