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Exploring Pittsburgh’s Parks | South Side and Grandview

Exploring Pittsburgh’s Parks | South Side and Grandview
November 19, 2020
The lower entrance to the South Side Park is situated on Mission Street, partway up the South Side Slopes.

Weekend Watchlist | ‘Tis the Season

Weekend Watchlist | ‘Tis the Season
November 19, 2020
This long, challenging semester is nearly over. Kick back and celebrate the holiday season with these streaming recommendations.

Fresh Perspective | Looking Back at my First Semester

Fresh Perspective | Looking Back at my First Semester
Fresh Perspective is a biweekly blog about typical first-year experiences made strange by the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 19, 2020
It’s crazy to think that I am finishing off my first semester of college in a week.

Of Sound Mind | Phoebe Bridgers’ “Punisher”

Of Sound Mind | Phoebe Bridgers’ “Punisher”
Of Sound Mind is a biweekly blog about new albums, old albums, forgotten albums, overrated albums and any other type of listening experience from senior staff writer Lucas DiBlasi.
November 15, 2020
“Punisher,” released June 18, is Bridgers’ highly anticipated second studio album, and it’s a subtle journey through her indie, emo-folk stylings.

Weekend Watchlist | In Your Wildest Fantasies

Weekend Watchlist | In Your Wildest Fantasies
November 13, 2020
This week’s streaming recommendations explore worlds of wizards, dragons, princesses and the ultimate fantasy — hanging out in a group of people without fear of COVID-19!

The Green Space | Carbon and NET goals

The Green Space | Carbon and NET goals
The Green Space is a biweekly blog about all things environmental — whether we’re talking a mason-jar compost heap or the entire world.
November 13, 2020
The term NET describes a wide range of techniques for pulling carbon out of the atmosphere and either storing it elsewhere or making use of it.

The Pitt Prescription | How safe is vaping and why are young adults so drawn to it?

The Pitt Prescription
The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and Senior Staff Writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, PharmD., CDCES, BCACP.
November 8, 2020
On most college campuses, it would be hard to find a single student who hasn’t seen or at least heard of a Juul, or another type of e-cigarette.

The Sexy Times | Low Libidos

The Sexy Times | Low Libidos
The Sexy Times is The Pitt News’ biweekly sex blog written by Genna Edwards.
November 8, 2020
If you’re in a relationship, you might’ve already been through depression-induced low libido this year and seen its effect on you and the one(s) you love.

Weekend Watchlist | Visual Marvels

Weekend Watchlist | Visual Marvels
November 5, 2020
This weekend’s streaming recommendations celebrate the visually stunning. Get ready to sit back and stare — at least, in between frantically looking at the news.

Of Sound Mind | Arlo Parks

Of Sound Mind | Arlo Parks
Of Sound Mind is a biweekly blog about new albums, old albums, forgotten albums, overrated albums and any other type of listening experience from senior staff writer Lucas DiBlasi.
November 1, 2020
She’s an artist to keep an eye on in the near future — Anaïs Oluwatoyin Estelle Marinho, who goes by the moniker Arlo Parks.
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