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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Offbeat | Summer 2022 Playlist

Offbeat | Summer 2022 Playlist

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan shares a new summer playlist.
Offbeat | BeReal reinstating candidness on social media

Offbeat | BeReal reinstating candidness on social media

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer April 4, 2022
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan discusses how new social media app BeReal is redefining our perceptions of social media.
Offbeat | Seven no-skip albums for your playlist

Offbeat | Seven no-skip albums for your playlist

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer February 28, 2022
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan discusses seven of her favorite music albums you won’t want to skip through.
Offbeat | Find calm in the craziness with the ‘Common Chaos’ podcast

Offbeat | Find calm in the craziness with the ‘Common Chaos’ podcast

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer January 30, 2022
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan discusses best-friend duo Cartia Mallan and Ashton Wood’s society and culture podcast, “Common Chaos.”
Offbeat | 5 books that made me get out of my own way

Offbeat | 5 books that made me get out of my own way

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer January 9, 2022
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan discusses five publications that benefit mental, physical and emotional wellness.
Offbeat | ​​Take a trip with Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Gospel’

Offbeat | ​​Take a trip with Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Gospel’

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer November 29, 2021
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, Staff Writer Jillian Rowan discusses “The Midnight Gospel,” a podcast-derived cartoon that is equal parts psychedelic and insightful.
Offbeat | ​​Taking the I out of phone— Ways to step away from social media and technology in general

Offbeat | ​​Taking the “I” out of phone— Ways to step away from social media and technology in general

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer November 8, 2021
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, Staff Writer Jillian Rowan offers ways to be more present in real life if you are suffering from the social media slump.
Offbeat | Joining Indy Blues “Ghost Gang”

Offbeat | Joining Indy Blue’s “Ghost Gang”

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, Staff writer Jillian Rowan talks about blogger Indy Blue’s impact on social media, along with her clothing brand, Lonely Ghost.
Offbeat | Mt. Joy rocks Stage AE on “Fall Tour 21”

Offbeat | Mt. Joy rocks Stage AE on “Fall Tour ’21”

By Jillian Rowan, For The Pitt News October 10, 2021
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, Jillian Rowan talks about her experience attending the band Mt. Joy’s performance at Stage AE — her first concert since the pandemic started.
Offbeat | Were Not Really Strangers — the card game that pushes me to create meaningful connections

Offbeat | We’re Not Really Strangers — the card game that pushes me to create meaningful connections

By Jillian Rowan, For The Pitt News September 27, 2021
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, Jillian Rowan discusses We’re Not Really Strangers, the multimedia franchise that brings people closer together.
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