King Street Chronicle

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January 9, 2017
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Trend of the Week: High-Waisted Blue Jeans a.k.a. “Mom Jeans”
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Photos, top left and top right, courtesy of

“After decades of being the subject of derision, mom jeans are now a thing. Yes, you heard that right. High-waist, straight-leg jeans are all the rage, as evidenced on street style stars snapped in Milan, Paris, and every fashion capital around the world. But to wear the new-again silhouette requires new style inspo material… [T]oughen it up with a moto jacket […] or tuck in your blouse to accentuate an hourglass figure.” – Text source:

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Photo, above left, courtesy of Kylie Jenner via Instagram @kyliejenner Photo, above left, courtesy of RMBI/AKM-GSI

Compiled by Emily Coster, Opinions Editor and Podcast Editor
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Book of the Week: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
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Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory […] The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic. The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant “wallflower” Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. –
Compiled by Pau Barbosa, Features Editor
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Recipe of the week: Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese
As the winter days get progressively colder, there is nothing more fulfilling at the end of the day than a warm dinner dish. Watch Buzzfeed’s recipe tutorial to learn how to make Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese, a new twist to the traditional meal.
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor
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Game of the week: 
The New York Rangers traveled to Columbus, Ohio to play the metropolitan division leaders the Columbus Blue Jackets January 7. The Rangers were down by two after the second period, but rallied back to score three goals in the third period. Michael Grabner shot the game-winning goal for the Rangers with 17 seconds left, winning the game five to four and handing the Blue Jackets their second straight loss after their 16-game winning streak . The Rangers will play Friday January 13 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. 
Compiled by Grace Mather, Sports & Health Editor
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TV show of the week: 
Shark Tank
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Young entrepreneurs get the chance to pitch their business ideas to five titans of industry in the hopes that one, or several, will invest in their company and make their dreams come to fruition. The panel is comprised of Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec and Barbara Corcoran. Each contestant gets only a few minutes to pitch and make an impression on the judges before they find out if their dreams will come true.
Compiled by Nadia Zuaiter, Social Media Content Editor and Co-Podcast Editor
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Environmental Fact of the Week:
Recycling, reuse and remanufacturing account for 3.1 million jobs in the U.S.—one out of every three green jobs.
Source:, according to the American Solar Energy Society, 2008. Defining, Estimating, and Forecasting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industries in the U.S and in Colorado.
Compiled by Christina Weiler, Arts and Entertainment Editor
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Cute of the week:
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Complied by Kristen Davis, Content Editor
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Quote of the week:
“To succeed in life you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” – Reba McEntire
Compiled by Elizabeth Bachmann, Content Editor
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Destination of the week: Kyoto, Japan
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Kyoto, previously the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. This traditional place holds countless Buddhist temples, gardens, and Shinto shrines. Based primarily on Buddhism, the location is calm and promotes physical and mental awareness and healing.
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor

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