October 19, 2017

Big Brother 19 may be over but while we’re waiting for Celebrity Big Brother to start you can catch some of your Big Brother favorites on other shows!

On August 31, 2017, it was announced that Big Brother 19 Houseguest Jessica Graf would appear in a cameo role on CBS’ s...

October 13, 2017

It’s Friday! You’ve made it through another week of classes and long nights studying, writing essays or perfecting a speech that counts for 30% of your grade. Now, you have the weekend ahead of you.

Are you using that time to catch up on some much-needed R&R or are you...

October 6, 2017

A recent Harvard study suggested that developing strong social bonds helps promote healthy brain functioning and in college, a healthy brain goes a long way! However, are college friendships the only way to a successful college career?

This week, I talked with USF stude...

October 5, 2017

On September 19th, VidCon Creator and YouTube Vlogger Hank Green announced the publication of his debut novel "An Absolutely Remarkable Thing," to be released in Fall of 2018.

The novel follows college art student April May, who finds herself in the middle of a media fr...

October 3, 2017

At 10:00 P.M. (1:00 A.M. ET) on Sunday, October 2, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) responded to reports of a shooting at a country music festival.

More than 22,000 people were in the audience at the time as country music singer Jason Aldean was onst...

October 2, 2017

It all began with a speech the president gave on Friday at a rally for Senator Luther Strange in Alabama.

During the speech, in which the president commended Senator Strange and the crowd of supporters for being unified by American values; he made this remark:


September 29, 2017

So, newsflash: college is difficult.

There are many late night cramming sessions and times where you have no idea what’s going on. In the end though, your future is in your hands. How have college students dealt with this pressure in the present and the past? Let’s find...

September 27, 2017

After 92 days the wait is over! Last Thursday, the Big Brother Season 19 finale occurred and now we can announce that the winner is………JOSH?

It all started with Part 1 of the final HOH competition where Paul, Josh and surprisingly; a cast-wearing Christmas, stood atop a...

September 22, 2017

Welcome to a new weekly feature here on the USF Encounter website called, Generations Yap.

At one point or another, we’ve all complained about the previous generation and vice versa. These complaints are typically peppered into obvious generalizations i.e. the current g...

September 20, 2017

The excitement in the Big Brother House last week started after Jason’s eviction with Josh and Paul, the self-proclaimed puppet master, began fighting. Paul was accusing Josh of trying to backdoor him.

The fight was part of a well-orchestrated plan to make it appear as...

September 4, 2017

Around 10 p.m. on August 25, Hurricane Harvey, classified then as a Category 4 storm, made landfall northeast of Corpus Christi, Texas between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor at 130 mph winds.

Around 2 a.m., the storm was downgraded to a Category 2 as it moved into the t...

September 4, 2017

The houseguests found themselves standing inside moving hotdog bun-shaped platforms holding on for their lives during this week’s Head of Household (HOH) competition.

In the end, the battle for HOH came down to alliance members Jason and Alex, who surprisingly sparred f...

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