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A new year calls for new resolutions

By Sarah Rose, Assistant Lifestyle Editor | February 1, 2023

Over the past few weeks, most of us have probably been asked what our new year's resolutions are. With the right mindset and attitude, new year’s goals can be achieved. All they take is deliberation, commitment and interest. Here are a few steps that...

Columnists look forward to 2022 by making their New Years resolutions.

Fill in the blank: My New Year’s resolution is . . .

By Opinion Staff, Parker Otto, and Summer Fitzgerald | December 31, 2021

… be more of service  Parker Otto | Columnist I’ve always been willing to take the time to give back to my community. However, during college and the pandemic, I have found myself regressing into my studies and focusing on my career. But I...

NIU can help with resolutions

By Jackie Nevarez | January 13, 2014

Going back to school is no excuse to give up on your New Year’s resolutions, as using NIU’s resources can help you accomplish your goals.College life is notorious for its unhealthy eating and drinking habits.Although students can be intimidated by...

Use break to plan for improvement

By Gina Lorusso | December 2, 2013

This semester has come with its ups and downs, academically and otherwise. No matter the case, classes are just about over and there were probably things we would all have liked to do differently.Whether we have regrets from classes we could’ve done...