March into the New Year with a resolution inspired by the 12 departments in the College of Liberal Arts
By Tiarra Drisker ‘25 & Mia Mercer ‘23
Need help finding a New Year’s resolution? Look no further!
The College of Liberal Arts has put together a list of 12 New Year resolutions inspired by the 12 departments in the college. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating the New Year with College of Liberal Arts themed resolutions!
Unearth new treasures with geocaching! Find caches or hidden treasures that others have left around the world.
Despite its usefulness in collaborating with others, overuse of social media can be harmful. In the new year, try limiting your social media use!
When you invest monetary holiday gifts, a little goes a long way. Start a savings account to start 2022 in the green!
Put your English skills to use and start journaling your daily thoughts and emotions! This not only helps you practice your writing skills, but also allows you to practice mindfulness.
Get into reading Hispanic literature! Read from the list of suggested books Sarah Misemer, Hispanic studies professor and associate director of LAUNCH, suggests.
Visualize 2022 by creating a vision board. Include ways you would like to improve your performance *ba da cha* next year. Be sure to include upcoming performances listed in the department’s latest newsletter!
Go green! Give back to nature whether that be through recycling or learning how to defend the world. Learn more by reading ‘Defending Biodiversity: Environmental Science and Ethics co-authored by philosophy faculty member Gary Varner.
Read up on a political party you don’t identify with! Expand your horizons and learn more about differing political views.
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Develop better study habits! This can be anything from waking up earlier to getting more sleep or refraining from listening to music according to cognitive psychologist Brian Anderson.
Ponder and reflect upon last year’s triumphs and trials. What can you improve? What made last year memorable?