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    Panel of professors discuss rise of FAANG

    On Nov. 29, during Free Hour in the President’s Lounge, the Economics and Business Club presented a panel titled “The Demise of Brick and Mortar Stores and the Rise of FAANG: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google.” Three QC professors gave presentations on the past, present, and future of FAANG while explaining key concepts and clarifying misconceptions, followed by a Q and A session with the audience. First to present was Charles Gomez, professor of sociology. Gomez, who spent eight years in Silicon Valley and a summer as an employee of Facebook, explained the cultural context of FAANG. He said that the perception of Silicon Valley as being in a…

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    QC hosts first business and technology expo

    On Sept. 21 the Queens College Economics and Business Club and Association for Computing Machinery hosted an expo on The Quad where students could meet representatives from different business and technology companies. Abdul Rahman, a QC alumnus, entrepreneur and former president of the EBC, served as the speaker for the event. “We stress that the students should network and practice good communication. Our objective is to unite students from computer science and business backgrounds to work together, form ideas, and create companies in the future,” Rahman said. Fives, The Things Network, New York Life, Northwestern Mutual, Coalition for Queens, Keller Williams Realty and The NY Code and Design Academy were…