New Year

From Texas Standard.

We’re three days into 2018 – how are your New Year’s resolutions going? If you stumble along the way, you’re not alone; some research shows that up to 80 percent of people who make a resolution will have given up on it by February.

Jan Ross Piedad

From remembering the tragedies that brought people together like Sutherland Springs to recapping civic changes in San Antonio, this special edition of "The Source" recaps Texas Public Radio's biggest news stories of 2017. 


Nathan Cone / TPR

The approach of a New Year has never meant much to me. After all, January 1 is another day on the calendar. Finding meaning in an arbitrary set of days doesn’t make any logical sense, but on the other hand, you gotta start and end somewhere, right? Here are some of the experiences I will remember most about 2017, including music, movies, and more, in (somewhat) chronological order.

Over 26 hours and across 39 time zones, the world is celebrating the end of 2017.

New Year's celebrations kicked off in Samoa, Christmas Island and New Zealand as those countries were the first where the clock struck midnight. Here in the U.S., many events are set to occur under heightened security, including in Las Vegas, which is still reeling from the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history three months ago.

Roxanne Dorn

A scrappy young opera company is staging a masked ball in New Braunfels on New Year's Eve. It’s the Hill Country Opera, headed by Arden Dorn.

 


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