Dueling opinions: New Year’s resolutions

Ariel’s point of view: It’s that time of the year. You constantly hear the phrase “new year, new me” semi-sarcastically. The thing is, are New Year’s resolutions even necessary? There are many resolutions I can think of off the top of my head that people, especially college students, quit mid-January.   It may seem a little pessimistic, but I think that New Year’s resolutions open us up for failure. Now, before judging that statement, let me explain.   Most resolutions are unrealistic and that’s why we abandon them. It’s good to set goals for yourself, but it leads to this mentality. If you say, “I’ll go to...

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