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Colton Welch, a junior at the State University of New York at Morrisville, N.Y., tends hydroponic tomato plants which will provide students with data applicable to cannabis cultivation on Feb. 14, 2019.
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March 04, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By Mary Esch, Associated Press Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she's majoring in marijuana. "My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed," said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree program in medicinal plant chemistry at...
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Dreamstime
March 01, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An aspiring law student got some premature practice by suing the law school that revoked his admission. The Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Minnesota admitted a New Jersey man but changed its mind after it learned he...
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People on phones.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
February 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new way for college students to gain real-world experience, and of course, it all starts with their phones. This whole gig economy thing works for Saint Joseph's University senior Caitlin Gillard. "It's nice just to be able to make some extra money," Gillard...
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Dreamstime
Suzanne Monaghan
February 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's the time of year when high school seniors wait to hear if they've been accepted to their choice colleges. However, what should be an exciting experience is overwhelmed by angst for many. The pressure to get accepted into a top college is causing mental health...
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Police are searching for a woman who went up to students at two campuses at Towson University and showed them a picture of her son and asked if they would go out with him.
Towson University Police Department
February 13, 2019 - 11:46 am
TOWNSON, Md. ( RADIO.COM ) — And you thought your parent was overbearing. Police are looking for a mother in Maryland for maybe going a bit too far in trying to find her son a date. Officers say she went up to students at two campuses at Towson University and showed them a picture of her son and...
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Saint Joseph's University head coach Phil Martelli.
Saint Joseph's University Athletics
Matt Leon
January 22, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Saint Joseph's University Hawks will be home on Wednesday night for an Atlantic 10 battle with Richmond at Hagan Arena. The Hawks fell to 8-10 (1-5 A-10) last time out with a 68-57 loss in St. Louis to the Billikens. Saint Louis University blew open a close game...
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Yara Shahidi and Emily Arlook
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Rachel Kurland
January 07, 2019 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As student loan debt seems to continue to rise exponentially with each year, a local app creator is attempting to ease some of the burden. The scholarship app Scholly , which makes scholarships for college students more easily accessible on one platform, has partnered...
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The college fair at the School District of Philadelphia's headquarters included representatives from the 14 colleges in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
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Mike DeNardo
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Philly high school students on Monday had the chance to explore many college options in one place. The added bonus: college acceptance on the spot. The fair at the School District of Philadelphia's headquarters included representatives from the 14 colleges in the...
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Lynne Adkins
November 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Congratulations, you're a college graduate — and you're now in debt. But Lindsay Ahlman, a senior policy analyst for The Institute for College Access and Success, which researches ways to make college more affordable, said the next Congress intends to take up the...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you graduated in the spring and borrowed money to pay for your college education, it's now time to begin the process of repayment. But Jacquelyn Basso, a CPA based in Downingtown, advises not to default on your loan. She said not repaying the money will hurt your...
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