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Two Penn grads making moves in NFL, MLB

Near the end of the third quarter in the Monday Night Football matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions, a routine punt occurred.

This wouldn't be newsworthy anywhere as the punt returner, Seattle's Tyler Lockett, was tackled after a short gain.

Students call for class cancellation on Twitter after threat

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.

Mayor Nutter promises Pope a Wawa hoagie

With Wawa opening a flagship location in center city today, it's perfect timing for the Pope's visit next weekend.

And if Mayor Michael Nutter has his way, Pope Francis just might take a pit-stop at the center city stop.

Nutter said that Wawa will serve the Pope the hoagie of his choice, prompting many on social media to comment on what hoagie he should pick or whether a better Philly locate could have been chosen.

Needless to say, it received both a large and mixed reaction. 

Penn ranks No. 2 on schools with richest alumni

Penn may not be the top party school in the nation. It may have fallen in U.S News and World Report's as well as College Factual's lists of top colleges in the nation. But the University continues to churn out rich alumni at a nearly unparalleled rate.

Penn no longer Playboy's top party school

It's time for Penn's administration and admissions office to wipe their collective brow: Penn is no longer the top party school in the nation.

Playboy released its annual rankings with the top 10 party schools in the nation with Ohio University topping the list.

Penn Law School receives $8.6 million from former Supreme Court Justice's family

Penn Law School has a lot of money rolling in thanks to a former U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

The family of Owen Roberts, a member of this country's highest court during World War II and a Penn graduate, gifted Penn Law School $8.6 million, which will go towards financial aid.

While at Penn, Roberts was the editor of The Daily Pennsylvanian before attending Penn Law School.

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