Fordham

Issues Tank: As Popularity Steadily Grows, How Dangerous Are Energy Drinks?

by Connor Ryan
Energy drinks in vending machine.

Connor Ryan, WFUV

A visibly anxious 20-year-old man walked into a Washington, DC Area emergency room one day last week, complaining of severe chest pain. Upon further examination, his heart rate was confirmed to be abnormally high. He said prior to coming to the hospital, he had consumed “a series of energy drinks, and a cup of coffee,” Dr. Cathleen Clancy, associate medical director of the National Capital Poison Center, recalled.

It was three in the morning, and the symptoms were all-too-familiar.

Fordham Business Students Get Their Own Trading Floor

by Jeff Coltin

Jeff Coltin, WFUV News

Stock-trading just got easier for market-minded students at Fordham University's Gabelli Student of Business.  Fordham officially opened the new home for its undergraduate business school on Thursday in the Bronx.  The building now hosts classrooms, offices, and a trading room on its first floor with over 40 computer terminals outfitted with the latest business and stock-trading software.  Assistant Management Professor Benjamin Cole has already been using the resources.

…Who is Alex Trebek

by Robin Shannon
Alex Trebek
Lee Bennett, Flickr

Alex Trebek is famous for entertaining millions for over two-decades as the host of Jeopardy!  More recently this pop-culture Icon came to Fordham University to share advice and his story with the Fordham community.  On this week’s Fordham Conversations….Who is Alex Trebek?

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