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November 28, 2016
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Trend of the Week:  Velvet

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Who What Wear velvet ankle tie sandals

“[T]here’s only one trend we’re falling for: Velvet. The quintessentially 90s trend has made a definitive comeback this fall, dominating runways from Paris to New York. In salute to the blast from the past, [USA Today] talked to Brooke Jaffe, Bloomingdale’s fashion director for women’s ready-to-wear, about the resurgence of velvet and how to get in on the nostalgia. […]”In the past when velvet has made a comeback, it’s been done very specifically as a structured dress or a fancy blazer. Though we have those items as part of the fall 2016 mix, what’s most exciting about velvet is when we see casual pieces interpreted in this luxurious fabric[…]”
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Vetements at Paris Fashion Week, Fall 2016 (Getty Images)velvet Superga sneakers in the color “wine” from anthropologie.com

Text Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/entertainthis/2016/09/16/tips-to-rock-the-velvet-trend-this-fall/90505314/
Compiled by Emily Coster, Opinions Editor and Podcast Editor
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Book of the Week:  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and celebrate family. In this novel, Louisa May Alcott follows the lives of four sisters on a journey to womanhood in Post-Civil War America, and highlights the importance of family, home, and finding one’s way in society.
Compiled by Pau Barbosa, Features Editor
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Recipe of the week: Fruit Smoothies
After a long and fulfilling Thanksgiving feast, these fruit smoothies are a light and healthy way to retain your balanced diet. Watch how to make these delicious drinks through Buzzfeed’s recipe tutorial posted below.
https://www.buzzfeed.com/merleoneal/these-4-easy-smoothies-are-the-healthy-start-into-your-day-t?bffbtasty&utm_term=.mwg4B0x1N#.hmmbAZpmE
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor
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Game of the week: 
November 26 Penn State defeated Michigan State 45 to 12, making them the Big Ten East champions.  They will play against Wisconsin University, the Big Ten West champions December 3 in Indianapolis, Indiana for the Big Ten title.  
Compiled by Grace Mather, Sports & Health Editor
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TV show of the week: 
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
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Netflix is rebooting the beloved sitcom, Gilmore girls,  about a mother daughter duo living in a small picturesque Connecticut town. The show chronicles the lives of Lorelai Gilmore, a single mother and owner of a small inn, and her daughter Rory, as they navigate life in their small town. With the help of Lorelai’s friend and chef Sookie, local diner owner Luke, and Lorelai’s well off parents Richard and Emily the inseparable mother and daughter weather the ups and downs of life . Netflix is releasing a four part event, each episode following Lorelai and Rory in a different season of the year. Die hard Gilmore girls fans will not be disappointed as almost the entire original cast is back to relive the fun. All seven seasons, along with the new episodes, are available to stream on Netflix.
Compiled by Nadia Zuaiter, Social Media Content Editor and Co-Podcast Editor
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Environmental Fact of the Week:
The steel from more than 39 million appliances recycled last year yielded enough steel to build about 160 stadiums the size of Pittsburgh Steelers stadium.
Compiled by Christina Weiler, Arts and Entertainment Editor
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Cute of the week:
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pintinterst.com

Complied by Kristen Davis, Content Editor
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Quote of the week:
“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.”  – Euripides
Compiled by Elizabeth Bachmann, Content Editor
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Destination of the week:  Plymouth, Massachusetts
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https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Plymouth_Colony

Plymouth is a town located along the coast of Massachusetts. This town holds Plymouth Rock, a place where settlers from the Mayflower, a ship who carried Pilgrims across the Atlantic, are thought to have first landed on the shores of the New World. Additionally, this location held the first Thanksgiving in 1621.
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor

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