By Juri Dagio | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: What’s your New Year’s resolution?

Runqin Huang
Age: 25
Hometown: Shantong, China
Major: Liberal Arts

“Pass my ESOL94 class, and probably go to a higher language class.”

Michelle Grill
Age: 27
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Major: Bioengineering

“Take better care of myself; keep up with going to the gym, eating better, meal prepping, and other stuff like that.”

Nako Hirakawa
Age: 19
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Major: Hospitality and Tourism

“I want to learn English better.”

Jowen Shu
Age: 19
Hometown: Sabah, Malaysia
Major: Psychology

“Be a better person … in general.”

Kazane Shimamura
Age: 22
Hometown: Yokohama, Japan
Major: Culinary Arts

“I want to make more friends here.”