February 25, 2019

The University of St. Francis will be welcoming Dr. Debra Rowe to campus for a special Green Month presentation on sustainability. “Create Your Life: Actions for a Sustainable Future” will take place on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 7 p.m. This is a free event that is open...

December 18, 2017

Students at a South Shore School were in for a big surprise during their coding class. Chance stood with Google executives to announce a $1.5 million donation to Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Chance’s arts education nonprofit, SocialWorks. This is the second time in...

December 14, 2017

While celebrities such as Cardi B claim 2017 as a “winning” year, reality TV star Draya Michele, cannot. It’s been tough lately for the celebrity mom to live her best life. It seems every time she posts on social media, the internet reads her for filth. She may be the...

December 12, 2017

Grammy award-winning artist Chance the Rapper is loved by his city and for good reason. In March, the Chicago rapper donated $1 million to Chicago public schools. In addition, his nonprofit organization SocialWorks raised $2.2 million for his hometown’s schools. His ch...

December 8, 2017

All good things must come to an end. So it goes.

I always like to say that people are at the same time, more complex and less complex than we make them out to be. Yet we all have something valuable to say about our world and our experiences. At this point in many of our...

December 1, 2017

If you’re a college freshman, this is likely the first time you’ve been away from home for an extended period of time. If you’re older, you remember that feeling: you’d been responsible for your own well-being and now you were headed back home under your parent’s roof.

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November 17, 2017

Women are eight times more likely than men to be sexually assaulted, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Also, college women are 20% more likely than men to be sexually assaulted on campus. Without a debt, sexism is alive and well in our society....

November 7, 2017

Edit: According to the Washington Post, as of October 29th, the Biloxi school district has allowed To Kill A Mockingbird to be taught in eighth-grade classrooms. However, Biloxi eighth-graders will have to get signed permission from their parents in order to participat...

November 3, 2017

You’ve got a research paper, project and 2 exams in 2 weeks! Chances are, you’re feeling the pressure. Where do you begin? College can be stressful but how is it just the name of the game or has it gotten out of hand and how do we deal with it?


This week we begin talki...

October 27, 2017

Those who are in power rule the world and depending on what they do with it, this notion can be terrifying.

This time, we begin talking about living in an unsettling political landscape, by talking with the Encounter’s very own Social Media Director; Ivan Flores.

What wa...

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...

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...

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