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New Year’s Resolutions

By Staff Writers Camille Pierce and Jasmine Matchawate

Graphics by Max Campbell


Kevin Tran (sophomore):

Q: Have you had new years resolutions in the past?

A: Yeah. to get better grades and get a better sleep schedule,

Q: How did that work out for you?

A: Terrible.

Q: Did you make any new year’s resolutions this year?

A: No. Because I know I’m not going to follow it

Q: Do you see the benefit of making these resolutions?

A: Sometimes. Like Having a goal for someone to strive for.

Q: Why did you choose not to do one this year?

A: I get too lazy so I know I’m not going to try to achieve it

Q: Why do people either fail or succeed with them?

A: I think it’s about giving effort in it. If you don’t try then you aren’t obviously going to get there.

JR Kiona (junior):

Q: Have you had new years resolutions in the past?

A: Yes, sir

Q: How did that work out?

A: Terrible. Mine was last year to have good grades. Apparently  I have all C’s and B’s.

Q:Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions this year?

A: Yes I did. To drop new music. To be a better person. To feed my loved ones

Q: What have you done to work on that?

A: Nothing yet. Still on the work. January 10th. On January 11th it’s on, baby.

Q: What’s your plan?

A: I’m releasing new music like I said. Single by single, maybe an EP in the middle of this year probably an album. Try to blow up, try to make it to the top, so I can feed my family.

Q: Do you see a benefit in making New Year’s Resolutions?

A: Yes I do. It helps you. It helps you set your goals, and for you to achieve it.And within a year that’s going to build your confidence for the future.

Q: Why do you think people fail or succeed?

A: It depends on how much effort you put in and how committed you are to what you want to do in the year.

Aeyanna Mitchell (junior):

Q: Have you had a New Year’s Resolution in the past?

A: No, not really.

Q: Have you set one for this year?

A: Yeah. My new year’s resolution is basically just to do better in school because I kind of failed that sophomore year.

Q: What have you done so far to advance that goal?

A: Well, I’m going to Academy now. I’m going to Washington Youth Academy. It pulls me out, gets me credits that I’m missing. That’s a step.

Q: Do you see a benefit to making New Year’s Resolutions?

A: Yeah, I guess it can make you a better person, help you advance. 

Q: Why do you think people fail or succeed with News Year’s Resolutions?

A: Nobody really stays on it, I guess.