Early Sunday afternoon, Penn sent out an advisory about a possible threat made against an unspecified university in the Philadelphia area.
While the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives looks into the threat, many people have taken to social media to express emotions ranging from fear to confusion.
Im ctfu that I work at Penn and we'll still be open even though theres a threat for tomorrow. Actually they'll ask me to come in early— Gabrielle (@briepicxo) October 4, 2015
This threat for tomorrow is actually pretty scary, all my people at temple Drexel usp upenn, and every other philly school stay safe
— Joel James (@j0el04) October 5, 2015
Penn is taking this threat seriously. They're practicing emergency procedures on campus now.— Mango Sorbaé (@BienSur_JeTaime) October 4, 2015
holy shit my best friend from home is at UPenn and my other really good friend is at Drexel— Upstate College Girl (@upstatecollege) October 5, 2015
Everyone at Rowan, Temple, UPenn and all the Philadelphia area schools, please be safe tomorrow.— b ? (@boobwyn) October 5, 2015
I honestly don't feel secure going to classes tomorrow. Doesn't seem right/safe for any Philly universities to hold class— ???? ???? (@MerciBowCoop) October 5, 2015
I can't understand why we still have class tomorrow. Cancelling class is such a small consequence when you consider the huge risk @Penn.— Marissa Elena (@marissaelena94) October 5, 2015
@Penn if you cancel school tomorrow, I promise I'll stop cutting class for real.— Jenn Tran (@JennHTran) October 5, 2015
What if @Penn for once prioritized safety over academics? There's an Oregon copycat threatening Philly universities, cancel classes.— jackie (@jackienikpour) October 5, 2015
my penn babes be safe tomorrow!!!! saw that threat from tomorrow— Queen Nefertias (@TiasFBaby) October 5, 2015
Stand up to this stuff, @penn kids. Have some confidence in yourselves.— Jonathan Tannenwald (@jtannenwald) October 5, 2015
If only @Penn students freaked out about daily violence, inequality, and poverty in Philly as much as a vague threat from the Internet.— Reeder (@mindreeder93) October 5, 2015
.@Penn don't cancel. Don't give in. Maybe let people not attend class, though, if they don't want to.— Matthew Nielsen (@mbenielsen) October 5, 2015
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