December 14, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is holding its monthly meeting today regarding a controversial plan to repeal net neutrality protections which were passed during Former President Barack Obama’s presidential term. According to Fortune, it is likely that the...

December 5, 2017

The warm weather is coming to a close and families are preparing for a long winter indoors. Outdoor sports teams have moved inside and runners usually seen on the side of the road are now on the treadmill. This, however, does not have to be the case this winter. Thanks...

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 31, 2017

“But I was beginning to learn that your life is a story told about you, not one that you tell.”

16-year-old Aza Holmes knows she’s not in control of her thoughts.

As she sits at the lunchroom table among her friends at Winter Park High School or at home watching televisi...

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...

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...

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...

April 29, 2017

Forget the Hunger Games, this summer is all about the Job Hunt. To help you out on your quest to not be broke, I've found a few job openings. You can find more job listings at Snagajob and Indeed. Also note the Uber is hiring like CRAZY, so if you’re not into the whole...

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...

March 24, 2017

I’ve stepped up my game this week on Mat’s Life Hacks and found/tested four handy life hacks.

Shoe Hanging Rack Hack

First up, you can use hanging shoe racks to hold common household items and supplies. This is great for holding duct tape, cleaning supplies, screwdrivers...

February 9, 2017

Welcome back to Mat’s Life Hacks! This week I found two more cool life hacks to try out. Hopefully you’ve been shopping for bottoms lately because this week’s tips and tricks involve pants hangers.

Turn your Pants Hanger into a Chip Bag Clip:

First up, I found a new and...

February 2, 2017

It’s time for round two of cellphone stand life hacks. Last week I tried out two binder clip cellphone stand life hacks which you can check out here. I found two knew cellphone stand hacks. One of them uses nothing but sunglasses while the other uses an old cassette bo...

January 25, 2017

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of always having to hold up my own phone when watching funny cat videos on YouTube. It’s seriously a massively huge, minor inconvenient annoyance! Who’s with me? Anyway, I couldn’t be bothered to go out and buy an iPhone stand. So i...

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