Articles by Cathy White
Oct. 7, 2016
‘Who Owns the Dead?’ explores aftermath of tragic 9/11 attacks
“This is not a book for the faint of heart,” warns author Jay D. Aronson a mere two pages into his book, “Who Owns the Dead? The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero.” The book is also not for those who want entertainment, conspiracy theories or a place to set blame. The book is not for those who seek answers about the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001.
Nov. 14, 2014
Fitz and the Tantrums show they’re out of our league
The Electric Factory lit up beyond Ben Franklin’s wildest dreams Nov. 7 as Fitz and the Tantrums brought their high-energy, crowd-pleasing show to Philadelphia. The energy on stage was tangible from the very first downbeat played by the opening act, Big Data, and the mood only intensified as the show went on. The sold-out, standing-room-only concert was filled with people of all ages, with a large amount of young and middle-aged adults.
Nov. 7, 2014
Fitz and the Tantrums’ bassist discusses ongoing tour
The Triangle talked to Joe Karnes, the bassist from popular band Fitz and The Tantrums. The band’s recent claim to fame has been the song “The Walker,” which has been on the Billboard Top 100 Chart for the past 12 weeks. The song peaked at number 67, but was still number 74 in last week’s chart. Fitz and The Tantrums are also known for their single “Out of My League.”
Oct. 10, 2014
Free legal clinic provides advice
Drexel is reaching out to Mantua and Powelton Village in a new way: with cookies, drinks and legal help from the Community Lawyering Clinic. For members of the Mantua and Powelton communities, legal knowledge, advice, referrals and possibly representation are now available with the newly opened clinic.
May. 9, 2014
Songer to lead School of Education
Nancy Songer, current professor of education studies at the University of Michigan, has recently been selected as Drexel’s new dean of the School of Education and will be a distinguished professor starting in the upcoming academic year.
Feb. 28, 2014
President of MSNBC talks on network
Phil Griffin, president of cable news network MSNBC, explained the tale of trials and tribulations that led to his success to students Feb. 25 in the Mitchell Auditorium .
Jan. 29, 2014
Hip-hop and rap dominate Homecoming Dance Party
Schoolboy Q and Carnage co-headlined the annual Homecoming Dance Party and brought exciting elements to the show Jan. 25 in the Armory.
Jan. 17, 2014
Apartment complex will go up at 38th and Chestnut
The Radnor Property Group LLC of Wayne, Pa., and the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral have joined forces to construct a new $110 million, 25-story apartment tower located at 38th and Chestnut streets.
Nov. 15, 2013
Native Americans use compass to distinguish sexuality
An indigenous prayer accompanied by the hazy smoke of sage was the opening ceremony of the “Two-Spirit People: Sex, Gender and Sexuality” lecture Nov. 12 in the Black Box Theater.
Oct. 25, 2013
School rings in new academic year
Convocation, a tradition to mark the beginning of the new academic year, is an event that has welcomed faculty, staff and students to Drexel for the past 120 years.