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How stories help us during hard times

How stories help us during hard times

By Diana Velasquez, Senior Staff Writer August 20, 2020
One of the easiest forms of entertainment lies in the multitude of streaming options we have at our disposal, but our reasons for watching certain genres run deeper than mere entertainment.
HBO has made almost 40 shows and documentaries free for streaming.

A quick rundown of HBO’s free content

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer April 15, 2020
With many people social distancing at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, HBO has made almost 40 movies, shows and documentaries free for streaming during the month of April.
Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

By The Pitt News Staff November 7, 2019
YouTube — aside from the shows hosted on the optional, subscription-based YouTube Red sub-platform — is completely free to watch, which is great for college students who are ballin’ on a budget, can’t afford cable or don’t have access to streaming. Here are some of our favorite channels.
Pitt students watch Xfinity television in William Pitt Union. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Students receive access to stream portable cable television

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor September 6, 2017

Campus Television is now portable and pocket-sized at Pitt. Comcast Corp. partnered with the University to bring on-campus residents Xfinity on Campus, a service that allows students to watch and record...

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