New Year's resolutions


When it comes to resolutions, the traditional New Years biggies lose weight, get fit, get finances in order, clean out that attic, get more sleep, watch less TV, eat more home cooking arent that common among Penn students. Instead, it appears that our students had bigger, more metaphysical concerns on their minds at New Years. Penn students just want to be perfect.

Brushing and flossing every morning is not enough for this crowd. Check out their resolutions for the new year enriching friendships, making friends with vegetables, and saving the world top the list for 2001. Of course, not everyone buys this whole New Years resolution business, as Sarah Zilinski made clear.

square.gifKathleen Huang, College 04
Im going to wake up for my morning classes.

square.gifSarah Zilinski, College 04
I dont make New Years resolutions its pointless because I dont keep them.

square.gifCarlos Gomez, College 04
Im going to get more involved in my university community. Start a revolutionary organization.

square.gifSamantha Katz, Wharton 04
To waste less time and try to be more committed to my activities and put more effort into them. Its very easy to be lazy at school.

square.gifDan Levin, College 04
Study more efficiently.

square.gifZenia Zaveri, College 01
To stop worrying about the future and live in the moment.

square.gifKira Rosen, College 01
To not gossip.

square.gifPam Meredith, College 01
To have more fun to enjoy life a little bit more. I should be hanging out with my friends more before we graduate.

square.gifMax Goodman, College 01
To find a job and get paid. To quickly find a job and be proactive about it.

square.gifRachel Foltz, College 03
To keep in touch with my friends from home who Ive started losing touch with.

square.gifJudah Lebow, College 03
There are not enough veggies in my life.

square.gifAmy Strain, College 01
Im doing an independent study this spring where I have to lecture to a high school class. So my resolution will be to have an impact on the minds of youth and show them that you can do great things with an English major!

square.gifKris Mehok, College 01
To become a morning person. I respect morning people a lot. Id like to turn over a new leaf.

square.gifSom Dalal, College 04
To go out more and meet more people, try new things.

square.gifRyan Stewart, Engineering 04
To study a lot more. In the fall semester I didnt do it so well.

Katie Claypoole

 

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Originally published on January 18, 2001