Villanova University

Hunter Schryver
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Matt Leon
June 24, 2019 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A central theme of Hunter Schryver's pro baseball career up to this point has been making adjustments. After being drafted by Tampa Bay out of Villanova in the seventh round in 2017, Schryver had to adjust to life as a reliever after having success with the Wildcats...
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Schuylkill River
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After years of warnings that the Schuylkill River was in danger of becoming impassable, city and local university officials announced Wednesday that together they have raised $4.5 million for a dredging project. The Schuylkill Navy, which oversees Boathouse Row,...
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Kim Glovas
April 29, 2019 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Villanova University graduate with cerebral palsy has written a movie and is now looking for funding to get it into production. Frank Kineavy is a 2013 graduate of Villanova. "I am the co-writer of this movie script currently entitled 'The Way We Roll,' " said film...
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Villanova safety Rob Rolle has signed with the Miami Dolphins.
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Matt Leon
April 29, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rob Rolle has spent the last few years being one of the top defensive backs in the Colonial Athletic Association. Now, the Villanova University product is getting his shot at the NFL. Rolle, a safety, has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins. "I...
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This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September.
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Ian Bush
April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September. It took them to the Horn of Africa, where they found desperate conditions for expectant moms in need of health care. "They only have one operating room,...
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Kristinn Hrafnsson, Editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks and barrister Jennifer Robinson speak to the media outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested.
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Kim Glovas
April 19, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The arrest and possible extradition of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange to the United States has many experts concerned about press freedom. Assange faces charges of espionage and computer-related crimes. Gordon Coonfield, associate professor of communications at...
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ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 28: Pope Benedict XVI waves to pilgrims, for the last time as head of the Catholic Church, from the window of Castel Gandolfo where he will start his retirement today on February 28, 2013 in Rome, Italy.
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Mark Abrams
April 11, 2019 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newradio) -- A Villanova University theology professor says the former pope's decision to weigh in on the Catholic Church clergy sex abuse crisis may have been unwise. Massimo Faggioli, who is also a respected Vatican watcher, says the move by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to publish...
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Skipping school, teenagers rally at Love Park for the first-ever “Youth Climate Strike.”
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Kim Glovas
March 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The new "Fridays for the Future" movement has many teens skipping school for climate change demonstrations, and a forum is being held Tuesday at Villanova University to discuss student activism. It's being called not a panel, but an "un-panel," and the focus is "The...
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 Temple Owls head coach Fran Dunphy
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Andrew Kramer
March 17, 2019 - 11:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With Selection Sunday now in the books, two Philadelphia area teams are celebrating their March Madness bids. Over on Villanova's campus, Wildcats fans cheered during a watch party -- even though they knew their team was making it. The Wildcat's would receive the...
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From left: Brendan Kenney and Fernando Delgado, developers of the dating match-up app Savvy.
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Paul Kurtz
March 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Villanova University continues its quest to win the Big East tournament this weekend in New York, two Nova students will also be up there, but for an entirely different type of competition. The Big East Startup Challenge gives teams from each school in the...
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