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Nick Miller, a senior inside linebacker on the Penn football team and a unanimous First-Team All-Ivy selection, chats about his incredible Quaker career.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Trump-friendly Newsmax bundled into Comcast’s Xfinity service

The Annenberg School for Communication’s Victor Pickard discussed conservative news channel Newsmax and its recent deal with Comcast. If Comcast is “feeling the heat from the right, it will make sense to appease some of those critics,” said Pickard.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

The media’s holiday suicide myth will never die

Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center offered commentary on decades of erroneous claims that suicide rates increase during the holiday season. “It looks like this myth will not go away. Ever,” said Romer.

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The Washington Post

How tech workers are fueling a new employee activism movement

The Wharton School’s Peter Cappelli said that tech workers may feel more empowered to critique their employers because their labor is in high demand. “They also feel that some of their identity is tied up with the image of the company where they work, so it really does hurt them when that image gets tarnished,” said Cappelli.

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Sports Illustrated

Penn tops No. 17 Villanova for first time since 2002

The Quakers achieved the improbable upset, beating No. 17 Villanova 78-75 Tuesday night.

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ESPN

Penn makes clutch plays down the stretch to upset No. 17 Nova

Villanova tries to make a comeback against Penn, but the Quakers keep responding and come out with the 78-75 victory.

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SBNation

Villanova’s 25-game ‘Big 5’ winning streak ends with 78-75 loss to Penn

Villanova’s 25-game “Big 5” winning streak came to an end Tuesday night thanks to a 78-75 loss at the hands of the Quakers.

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Marketplace (NPR)

Could the 30-year mortgage disappear?

Ben Keys of the Wharton School endorsed the idea of de-emphasizing the option for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages. However, he warned, if lenders stop guaranteeing those mortgages, “we should expect house prices everywhere to go down, which could be a potentially large shock to the housing market.”

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USA Today

Penn stuns Villanova for first win over Wildcats since 2002

AJ Brodeur and Antonio Woods each scored 16 points as Penn beat No. 16 Villanova 78-75 on Tuesday night, the Quakers’ first win over the Wildcats since 2002.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

The man in charge of Pa.’s commutation system says it’s broken. Can it be fixed?

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing spoke about her frustrations with the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, which has ignored evidence of rehabilitation, instead examining the original crime itself. “That’s not what it’s supposed to be,” she said. “They’re supposed to be evaluating people as they are now.”

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New York Post

Villanova is in for a fight from this Philadelphia-area rival

As is tradition in the Philadelphia area, the local college basketball teams are hooking up in the yearly Big Five rivalry games with Villanova and Pennsylvania taking center stage on Tuesday.

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