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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.

Greg Johnson

Physical rehab helps ‘rock star’ Ranger walk again

After successful surgery to relieve spinal compression, four-year-old Australian cattle dog Ranger faced just a 50 percent chance of ever regaining use of his back legs. Penn Vet's rehab team aimed to get the pup back on his feet.

Penn Today Staff

Up, up, and away

Mark Devlin and his team behind BLAST are about to embark on another scientific adventure in Antarctica, this time measuring how stars form in our galaxy.

Lauren Hertzler

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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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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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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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The Wall Street Journal

Nissan-Renault scandal shows it’s hard to keep car alliances on track

Harbir Singh of the Wharton School discussed the difficulties of corporate alliances in and beyond the auto industry. He attributed the low success rate to companies overestimating their savings and underestimating the challenges of merging businesses.

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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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National Geographic

Digging for the life stories of long-forgotten slaves

Penn researchers, including visiting student Adeyemi Oduwole, are analyzing mitochondrial DNA from bodies discovered in Charleston, S.C. All of the people found were of African ancestry, making the site the oldest known graveyard of enslaved Africans in the city. “Both of my parents grew up in Nigeria,” said Oduwole. “Those could be my ancestors down there.”

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Inside Higher Ed

Against endorsing the Chicago principles

The Graduate School of Education’s Sigal Ben-Porath wrote about the Chicago principles, which many institutions use as a guide to handling free-speech issues, and its shortcomings. The principles “rely on a legalistic and formal framework that purports to offer a response to a set of problems that has little use for such blunt tools,” she said.

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