Drexel University

A recently published study based on 27 years worth of samples from German nature reserves shows a 75 percent reduction in the abundance of flying insects.
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Molly Daly
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A recently published study based on 27 years worth of samples from German nature reserves shows a 75 percent reduction in the abundance of flying insects. That, along with a handful of other long-term studies, raises fears that we may be in the midst of an "insect...
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Matt Leon
November 20, 2018 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Drexel will look to move above .500 on the season Wednesday afternoon when the Dragons host Boston University at the DAC. The 2-2 Dragons opened the season with road losses to Eastern Michigan and Rutgers, but they have since bounced back with a blowout victory over...
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Aug 27, 2018; Jacksonville, FL, USA; A group of protestors stands in front of Jacksonville City Hall demanding answers from city leaders about recent gun violence.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 06, 2018 - 12:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After multiple overnight shootings and a particularly violent week in the Philadelphia area, a local therapist describes the impact of living with gun violence can have on a person's psyche. Dr. Erica Wilkins, program director of the Department of Couple and Family...
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From far left: Kempis Songster, co-founder of The Redemption Project; Chantay Love, founder of Every Murder is Real (EMIR) Healing Center; and Ted Corbin, co-creator of Healing Hurt People at Drexel University.
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Flashpoint
September 09, 2018 - 2:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about healing communities following trauma. Homicides are up about 6 percent in Philadelphia, and there have been more than 800 shootings citywide this year. But...
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The women of Drexel's Vision 2020 want you to raise a glass to commemorate the 98th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
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Antionette Lee
August 23, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To honor the women who fought for the right to vote, one local organization hosts what they call a "toast to tenacity." This Sunday, the women of Drexel's Vision 2020 want you to raise a glass to commemorate the 98th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. "Take a photo or...
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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Drexel University celebrated the end of summer with a back-to-school carnival for kids.
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Shara Dae Howard
August 04, 2018 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Drexel University celebrated the end of summer with a back-to-school carnival for kids. "It was a lot of fun," said Jessica Ramos. "I got a lot of pencils and two book bags." This was the eighth annual back-to-school...
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A crew team rows on the Schuylkill River.
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Pat Loeb
July 03, 2018 - 7:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's rowing association and local elected officials have been working for several years to get the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Schuylkill River, but in a final decision, the Corps has issued a resounding "no" to funding for the project. The...
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Chief Justice John Roberts (L) and Supreme Court Justices (2L-R) Anthony Kennedy, Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan arrive for a joint session of Congress address by President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in February 2017.
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2018 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is considered the swing vote on the nation's high court. So what will be the impact and next steps after his retirement? "This is one of the most consequential retirements, really in the modern history of the courts," said Lisa...
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Girard College 2018 graduates
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Steve Tawa
June 07, 2018 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Girard College, the Philadelphia boarding school for disadvantaged, academically capable students in grades 1 through 12, got plenty of media attention heaped on graduating senior Richard Jenkins. Headlines included the phrase "homeless to Harvard." "I'm truly...
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The quad at Drexel University is the heart of campus. And after four years, its face-lift was completed Wednesday.
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Mike Dougherty
June 06, 2018 - 7:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The quad at Drexel University is the heart of campus. And after four years, its face-lift was completed Wednesday. What was once a place people walked past as quickly as possible has been transformed into an urban oasis complete with grass, plants and even some...
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