October 2, 2012 |
When teenagers engage in dangerous behavior, adults usually chalk it up to some innate fondness for risk - the thrill of an unsafe situation. But in fact, adolescents may be more risk-averse than adults, a new study has found. Their willingness to engage in risky behavior may have less to do with thrill-seeking per se than with a higher tolerance for uncertain consequences, researchers reported Monday. “Teenagers enter unsafe situations not because they are drawn to dangerous or risky situations, but rather because they aren't informed enough about the odds of the consequences of their actions,” said Agnieszka Tymula, a postdoctoral researcher at New York University and coauthor of a report detailing the study, in a statement.
March 11, 1986
Larry Glueck, a former assistant coach at Harvard, was named head football coach at Fordham University.
February 6, 1985 |
A Metro Atlantic Conference basketball game between Army and Fordham was suspended shortly before halftime Tuesday night after a bomb threat was telephoned to the Fordham security office, Fordham athletic director Dave Rice said. Rice said a male voice, which he described as foreign, warned that a bomb would be detonated inside Rose Hill Gymnasium "because Army is playing."
February 15, 2000 |
Fordham Coach Bob Hill was reprimanded by the Atlantic 10 for calling the officiating "an embarrassment to basketball" after Sunday's loss to St. Joseph's. Hill was ejected after receiving two technical fouls. Fordham player Steve Canal, also ejected, was suspended for one game by the school.
April 8, 1985 |
The Vin Scully Show, now embarking on its 36th year with the Dodgers, rolls on and on, with each new reviewer gushing more than the last. Fifty-seven summers aren't much betrayed in his ruddy-red Irish face. Neither is the sadness when he smiles, which, by nature and by design, is practically always. Yeah, even Vin Scully, master-weaver of high drama and happy endings, has his sadnesses.