Health, Education, Lifestyle

I'm a journalist with extensive experience covering health, education and lifestyle, among other topics, on numerous storytelling platforms.

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Be a mentor: Six ways to share your abilities

Instead of hogging all your amazing abilities, why not be a mentor and show an admirer the ropes?...

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Effects of bullying are long-lasting

Beauty may be only skin deep, but how much of an effect does it truly have on happiness?...

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Julia Haskins

Julia Haskins School: Northwestern University Year: Senior Hometown: Washington, D.C. College activities: Wildcat Welcome, Sheil Catholic Center, Meor Northwestern, Medill Media Teens, Peer Mentori......

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Phone therapy just as effective, but how likable?

Long gone are the days of recounting your childhood woes on a therapist’s couch....

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Opinion: There's no such thing as healthy thinspo

It’s time to stop the practice by exposing it for the damage it really does to people....

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Opinion: Presidential candidates are more than their religion

There’s a reason we dislike taking part in religious dialogue....

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Opinion: Greek athlete's removal upheld Olympic ideals

Being an Olympian means carrying on the tradition of thousands of years of sportsmanship....

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Students can create positive environment for campus employees

Students play a crucial role in developing relationships with campus staff....

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Opinion: We all have some growing up to do

Just like world leaders in their development stage, we’re not done growing yet....

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Opinion: In defense of journalism school

If there’s a major that fits your personality and life goals to a tee, why wouldn’t you want to pursue it?...

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Campus safety often a factor when choosing a school

Social media, violence prevention programs and behavioral intervention teams are factors in evaluating safety....

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Student entrepreneurs find success in niche markets

Designing a successful, new product does not require re-inventing the wheel....

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Pinterest remains mostly a girls club

Maybe the site isn’t the new wave of feminism, but it serves it's demographic just fine....

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Five questions to ask yourself before taking on an extracurricular

It's easy to spread yourself too thin. So before joining another club......

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Lessons from Aimee Copeland

IN THIS STORY: University of West Georgia, Northwestern University...