With the new year also come those dreaded resolutions. Seems like almost everyone wants the same thingsa smaller waistline and less stress. But dont count on everyone to have a list. Some staffers are happy with themselves just the way they are.
Research Assistant, Womens Studies
My new years resolutions are to finish my dissertation and find a non-academic job, and buy an apartment. I am still on the right path.
Administrative Coordinator, Linguistics
I walk from my home to 69th Street twice a week, which is about 2 miles. I havent broken it yet.
Administrative Assistant, Urban Studies Program
My new years resolution is to graduate on time; this year I am a senior. Today, I found out that I had more credits than I needed, so I am on my way. Another resolution I had was to be more outgoing and participate more in campus activities.
FONG WA CHUNG
Research Assistant, Romance Languages
I decided that I wasnt going to steal candy from the Freshgrocer anymore. And I did.
GERALD PRINCE a.k.a. The French Prince of Bel Air
Professor of Romance Languages
I did not make any resolution, and I didnt break it.
Clerk, McNeil Business Office
My new years resolution was to eat better and exercise. However, I really want to go back to school and get a degree in Psychology. I am doing really good so fartwo out of three.
Administrative Assistant, Romance Languages
I recorded everyone doing theirs [on camera], and I decided, Why do one of my own? Because Im going to break it anyway, because it has to do with weight.
Research Associate/Visiting Professor, Sociology
My resolutions for 2003 and the next years are: not to stress myself at all, accomplish my goal in research, make more friends, and push myself to improve my English writing skills. Above all, I want to have good health. So far, I did not break them yet. I am going to accomplish this by living the moment.
Clerk, Demography Library
My new years resolutions are not to make any. I dont keep them anyways so why make them?
Eden Lin and Wei Ming Yen Dorado
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Originally published on January 30, 2003