New Year’s Resolution Race: Bidding farewell


art by Alice Yu

Multiple Authors

All things must come to an end, and the New Year’s Resolution Race is no exception. For the past three months, six students faced the infamous struggle of keeping a new year’s resolution, and while they faced varying levels of success, no person stopped trying. As the last week closes out, the contestants reflected upon what they learned throughout their journey.[vc_custom_heading text=”Shray Kumar, senior – 84 points” google_fonts=”font_family:Cabin%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic”]Resolution: Exercise at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes[TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo=”″][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Sydney Magee, senior – 84 points” google_fonts=”font_family:Cabin%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic”]Resolution: Be more positive and vocalize compliments[TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo=”″][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Divya Divya, junior – 76 points” google_fonts=”font_family:Cabin%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic”]Resolution: Exercise at least 2 times a week for 30 minutes[TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo=”″][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Audrey Milyo, sophomore – 66 points” google_fonts=”font_family:Cabin%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic”]Resolution: Procrastinate less[TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo=”″][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Britton Stamps, sophomore – 74 points” google_fonts=”font_family:Cabin%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic”]Resolution: Spend more time with family[TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo=”″][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Siena Juhlin, freshman – 76 points” google_fonts=”font_family:Cabin%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic”]Resolution: Get more sleep[TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo=”″ el_file=””][vc_empty_space height=”16px”]Watch the closing video below:[TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo=”″ el_file=””]Miss any of the previous posts on the New Year’s Resolution Race? Read the entire series below:
Introduction Post
Week 1: Strong Beginnings
Week 2: Slow and steady wins the race
Week 3: Reaching for the stars
Week 4: If at first you don’t succeed
Week 5: Practice makes perfect
Week 6: Strolling to success
Week 7: Discovering paths to prosperity
Week 8: Wishful thinking
Week 9: The beginning of the end
Week 10: Invigorating environments
Week 11: Fighting to flourish
by Alice Yu and Rochita Ghosh
videos edited by Cam Fuller
art by Alice Yu
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