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Julianna Eveland

Home for Christmas — with disappointing academic tidings

Julianna Eveland // December 19, 2014

They say there's no place like home for the holidays. Unless you have poor grades and a low GPA that need to be explained to your parents once you get there. If that’s the case, the thought...

Voicing opinions is hard, crucial

Julianna Eveland // December 8, 2014

I have been writing for the opinion section for two semesters and now realize this is one of the few places I feel comfortable expressing my opinions. In class or in some social situations, I find myself...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

Netflix addiction stole years of my life

Julianna Eveland // November 17, 2014

As I contemplated writing this column, I also thought about procrastinating a while longer to watch Netflix instead. I think I have a problem. I’m addicted to Netflix. I've heard the first...

Speech stresses long-term wellness

Julianna Eveland // November 7, 2014

Commencement speeches can be some of the most inspirational speeches out there. It makes me yearn for the day I'll sit in those fold up chairs, listening diligently to the words of the chosen speaker to...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

Faking sports fandom fails to impress

Julianna Eveland // November 2, 2014

It's almost a sacrilege in America not to be a lover of sports. I've never really been a fan of sports, and I tried for a long time to hide that shame. I'd sit around with my friends pretending...

Costumes don’t equate to character

Julianna Eveland // October 25, 2014

[View the story "Are skimpy costumes shameful?" on Storify]Leave comments or suggestions to keep the conversation going.Julianna Eveland can be reached at [email protected] or @janeca12 on Twitter.

Family will always stay number one

Julianna Eveland // October 23, 2014

My mom said something to me the other day that made me think about the connections I'll keep with my family as I get older. "Janie, I'm not always going to be here to help you take care of these things,"...

Chico bars are overrated, underwhelming

Chico bars are overrated, underwhelming

Julianna Eveland // October 20, 2014

Before I turned 21 years old, I couldn't wait to dive into the Chico bar life. What I discovered, however, was quite disappointing. Apparently, I'm not the bar scene kind of gal. My first bar...

Tattoos can wait

Julianna Eveland // October 10, 2014

There's something about college that makes it feel like the prime time to get a tattoo.When I first came to Chico all my friends had cool tattoos. I was jealous. I felt young without any ink on my body,...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

Body image: Big is still not beautiful

Julianna Eveland // October 6, 2014

  There is a ton of weight put on the subject of having the right body type. And by weight, I mean literal weight. Chubby, fat, heavy, obese – whatever you want to call it – being overweight...

Students aren’t aware of personal bubbles

Julianna Eveland // September 29, 2014

Most of the time I don't think people are intentionally trying to step into other people's private space, but I've been seeing it a lot lately. I’ve noticed I get somewhat agitated at the people...

Fads don’t hold secret to good health

Julianna Eveland // September 23, 2014

Coconut oil pulling, apple cider vinegar, garlic supplements and lemon water. I tried all of these sorts of health fads over the summer in hopes of having a healthy and clean system. But did they really...

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