Maybe it was a generator explosion, Erica Denhoff thought. She asked the policeman if it was safe to continue. He said yes. They would tell her if it stopped being safe. But a few miles later, there were more Boston police officers and more frantic people trying to reach their loved ones on the phone lines that would be down for hours.
As of Monday evening, the University and Athletic Communications have not been made aware of any Penn athletes and affiliates injured in the attacks. RELATED: Alum journalists reflect on covering Boston explosions
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At the Palestra Friday night, the Big Green overtook the Quakers, 69-64, in a game that went down to the wire.
“A Celebration of the Life of Arya Singh” will begin at College Green at 6:30 p.m. and end at Houston Hall.
Nursing junior Arya Singh died Feb. 8 after being taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University Communications confirmed.
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An alert was issued over a robbery with weapon at 38th and Walnut streets. The Division of Public Safety confirmed the victim was a male student affiliated with the University.
A male student was robbed with what appeared to be a gun in the 40th and Locust area Saturday afternoon. A UPennAlert was issued in response at 3:45 p.m.
The appointment, if approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, would turn into a lifetime position at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
At around 6:24 p.m. Monday evening, a male student was robbed by two males around 41st and Pine streets. One of the suspects had a dark complexion and was wearing a dark coat and black hat, according to the Division of Public Safety.
Republican Al Schmidt and Democrat Anthony Clark, who has had building tension with Singer in the past few months, voted to remove her as chair and make themselves co-chairs.
Several students arrived at the polls with a registration card but their name was not on the voter rolls. Others did not have a registration card and their names were not on the voter rolls, but were listed on the Pennsylvania Department of State website.
About 40 students from PLTV will be scattered throughout campus operating and manning the voting process. They will check in voters, explain the process to first-time voters and tabulate numbers at the end of the day.
There’s a lot to get done between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. on election day. The Penn community is determined not to waste any of these hours. Political groups on campus are making a final push in campaigning for their parties and get-out-the-vote efforts.
Campus and the city of Philadelphia alike have been preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy since Sunday night.
On Sunday afternoon, a line for an Amtrak train out of Philadelphia stretched nearly the length of 30th Street Station, Philadelphia’s central regional rail hub. Screens around the station projected precautionary evacuation procedure plans and exits.
Students will be stuck inside for most of the next two days, following Penn’s announcement earlier Sunday that all classes and University operations have been cancelled.
Classes for Monday and Tuesday have been cancelled due to the predicted severity of Hurricane Sandy, Penn announced in a campus-wide email Sunday.