Drexel

The scene near 33rd and Market Streets where bomb squads were called.
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Kristen Johanson
March 22, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The unusual discovery near Drexel University prompted a quick response from police and other emergency officials around noon on Friday. Officials say construction workers were doing renovations inside the old armory building near 33rd and Market Streets, when they...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
March 15, 2019 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Minorities and people from low-income households have a harder time managing Autism as adults than others, according to a study from Drexel University. Graduating from high school to adulthood with Autism is especially difficult, even without financial barriers. "...
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Tim McLaughlin
February 25, 2019 - 10:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday marked the first morning commute for a new SEPTA bus route. The 49 bus connects some neighborhoods north and south of Center City with University City. The line starts in Strawberry Mansion and runs through Brewerytown and Fairmount before crossing the river,...
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Andrew Kramer
February 22, 2019 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Drexel University students were distraught to learn via a letter this week that a racial slur was written on the dorm room door of an African-American student. So around 100 of those students decided to stand together against hate -- or in this case sit together --...
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Drexel junior guard Kurk Lee.
Drexel University Athletics
Matt Leon
January 16, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel Dragons will be home Thursday night for a Colonial Athletic Association battle with Towson. Drexel (8-11 overall, 2-4 CAA) split a pair of road games last week. First, the Dragons picked up arguably their biggest win of the season on Thursday night, using a...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
October 16, 2018 - 7:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia has "banned the box" on job applications, the box that indicates a criminal record. Now, city officials have their sights set on doing the same for college applications. Mary Baxter has had a hard and complicated life. Her resilience shows in her recent...
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Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh speaks as President Donald Trump listens, in the East Room of the White House on July 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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Cherri Gregg
July 10, 2018 - 12:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's highest court, Brett Kavanaugh, is already getting strong reaction from political leaders. But who is he? Why did he beat out the rest of the presumed contenders? And what's next? Trump's requirements for the high court...
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Drexel women's rugby players demonstrate the sport at the Battleship New Jersey in advance of the 2018 Collegiate Rugby Championships.
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David Madden
May 22, 2018 - 2:05 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors to the Battleship New Jersey in Camden on Monday got an extra experience with their tour of the iconic vessel when rugby players put on a show to promote a national championship in the Philadelphia area next month. Local college athletes put on a clinic for...
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Drexel sports nutrition conference
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Paul Kurtz
May 19, 2018 - 12:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nutrition experts involved with the area's professional sports teams were featured speakers at this week’s Drexel Sports Nutrition Conference at the Wells Fargo Center. As team nutritionist for the Flyers and Philadelphia union, conference organizer, Nyree Dardarian...
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Shara Dae Howard
April 30, 2018 - 10:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Drexel University honored a trailblazing scientist and community leader at their 16th annual Woman One Ceremony. “I’m overwhelmed. I didn't know I had so many friends," said award recipient Gloria Twine Chisum. Drexel University honors Gloria Twine Chisum, PhD with...
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