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Offbeat, a podcast from The Diamondback, the independent student newspaper at the University of Maryland

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Offbeat, a podcast from The Diamondback, the independent student newspaper at the University of Maryland

    Offbeat: Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter' rides into country music

    Offbeat: Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter' rides into country music

    Beyoncé's latest album, Cowboy Carter, dropped March 29 with acclaim from critics and fans. But her latest venture into the country genre has sparked a wider discussion about the music industry and Black artists, as well as whether or not Beyoncé has legitimacy as a country musician. On this episode of Offbeat, we discussed the intersection of country music and Black artistry with some Beyoncé fans.

    • 25 min
    Offbeat: What to look out for in this year's Oscars

    Offbeat: What to look out for in this year's Oscars

    Between Barbie, Oppenheimer and American Fiction, this year's Academy Awards are stacked. If you don't know how to make heads or tails about what to expect at Sunday's awards ceremony, the Offbeat team has you covered.

    The music for this episode is Lazy Love by KEM, brought to you by Uppbeat.

    • 31 min
    Offbeat: Inside the coolest 'All Niter' UMD has ever pulled

    Offbeat: Inside the coolest 'All Niter' UMD has ever pulled

    What do breakdancing, stuffed animals and Survivor have in common? They were all features of this year's All Niter event at Stamp Student Union – an annual carnival of activities, performances and free goodies. For this episode of Offbeat, we interviewed students to see what makes this all nighter worth pulling.

    • 10 min
    Offbeat: How are Terps making sense of the AI Era

    Offbeat: How are Terps making sense of the AI Era

    Across the last two years, programs such as ChatGPT have ignited conversations about the role of AI in the workforce. But how are students feeling as they prepare to graduate with this computerized elephant in the room? In this episode of Offbeat, we spoke to University of Maryland students, staff and alumni to gauge how AI could impact the future of work.

    • 10 min
    Offbeat: UMD Native and Indigenous alumni teach staff and students how to Powwow

    Offbeat: UMD Native and Indigenous alumni teach staff and students how to Powwow

    Offbeat takes a look at one of the events the University of Maryland planned for Native and Indigenous Heritage Month. Take a listen to learn about Powwow etiquette, traditions and dance styles.

    For those who want to listen to what the attendees were dancing to, here's the Spotify playlist link.
    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3EtcIOyD5Tyhpkw9FkzSlM?si=a168dcb83fb84a84

    • 11 min
    Offbeat: Cracks In The Glass Ceiling

    Offbeat: Cracks In The Glass Ceiling

    In honor of Women's history month, the women currently serving us in our government, as well as those running for positions in 2024, Offbeat took a deep dive into women in politics. More specifically, a look into disparities in media coverage and how women on UMD's campus feel about their own involvement in politics. A full transcript can be found at dbknews.com enjoy!

    Music:
    The following music was used for this media project:
    Music: Breaking News 4 by Sascha Ende
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5953-breaking-news-4
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 17 min

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