November 8, 2019

The USF Office of Institutional Diversity & Guardian Angel Community Services is offering a Holistic Healing Educational Group Series that is held every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the USF Cultural Center. This program has an eight-week program and at each session...

September 12, 2018

Suicide is a big issue that people need to talk about more often. This month is suicide prevention awareness. Suicide rates has increased drastically within over the years. According to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, “Suicide is the 10th leading cause of d...

November 22, 2017

The holiday season is here which means one thing; great food! With great food comes a great amount of calorie intake. According to the Calorie Control Council, people typically consume more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving. It’s totally possible...

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 10, 2017

As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). The color pink is popping up in support of the brave women (and men) battling breast cancer. A variety of events will commence around the nation. Attendees of walks and runs in support for a cure wil...

September 28, 2017

On September 18, was the first day college campuses across the nation began to compete in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge. Outdoor Nation is the largest and most active community of young people, particularly college students, encouraging outdoor participation and...

September 27, 2017

As more restrictions on marijuana are being lifted, a shift in the plant’s popularity is being noted across the nation.

The National Survey On Drug Use and Health released a study last week showing that in 2016, only 6.5 percent of the nation’s 12-to 17-year-olds used m...

September 7, 2017

To the Freshman students, welcome, and to the returning students, welcome back to college life. Going through college you will have many stressful times, but just as many exciting times. When you are having both stressful and fun times, you will consider picking up som...

September 6, 2017

As the wildfires consuming the states of Washington and Oregon continue to grow, concern over the safety of the air does as well. Since lightning sparked on August 11, 2017, tens of thousands of acres have been scorched, fueled by the hot, dry weather, causing detrimen...

September 5, 2017

In a historic moment, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment that engineers a cancer patient’s own immune system to treat the disease. According to BBC News, the multinational pharmaceutical company Novartis will charge $475,000 for...

September 4, 2017

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, and by the thirtieth it was all but dissipated. In that span however, Texas was hit with what FEMA director Brock Long called “probably the worst disaster [in Texas history].” Most of the areas affected were hit wit...

September 4, 2017

This past week, Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Texas shorelines, causing catastrophic damage to towns and distressed locals who could not evacuate in time. The City of Joliet is coming together during this national tragedy with the help of Cadence Premiere Logistics...

April 24, 2017

It was a LONG winter, especially to us Midwesterners, but spring has finally sprung. We here at the Encounter would not only like to help you ditch your winter wardrobe but also help with different summer tips:

First off, here are some of spring/summer 2017 fashion tren...

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