King Street Chronicle

…of the week

January 16, 2017
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Trend of the Week: Faux-Fur Coats

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left: Splash News; right: Robert Kamau/GC Images

“Wouldn’t it be nice if you had one foolproof piece that promised a great outfit no matter what you were wearing […]? The answer to this exact problem just so happens to be a faux-fur coat. […] Instead of throwing on a sweatshirt, slipping into a furry statement coat will create a head-turning look in seconds. Since this kind of coat comes in colors, patterns, and textures aplenty, they accommodate style preferences across the board, making them pretty approachable[…]. All you have to do now is find the one that’s perfect for you.”  – Text source:
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left: AKM-GSI; right: Abaca/FameFlynet

Compiled by Emily Coster, Opinions Editor and Podcast Editor
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Book of the Week:  Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King Jr.
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To honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr., take the time to read this volume filled with more than 120 quotations from the civil rights leader’s writings, philosophies, and sermons.
Compiled by Pau Barbosa, Features Editor
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Recipe of the week: Dark Chocolate Apricot Energy Bars
With busy schedules and long to-do lists, a gourmet meal is not always an option. Watch Buzzfeed’s recipe tutorial below in order to learn how to make Dark Chocolate Apricot Energy Bars, a quick and delicious snack no matter what time it is.
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor
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Game of the week: 
January 14 the New England Patriots beat Houston Texans 34 to 16.  The Atlanta Falcons beat the Seattle Seahawks 36 to 20.  Both the Patriots and Falcons will move on to the next and final round to decide who will play in the Super Bowl LI February 5 at 6:30.  
Compiled by Grace Mather, Sports & Health Editor
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TV show of the week: 
Modern Family
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Modern Family, a fan favorite ABC sitcom, follows a “modern family” as they share their perspectives on the trials and tribulations of family life in an often humorous and unapologetic way. The show centers around three families, Jay his young wife Gloria and their son Manny, Jay’s daughter Claire and her husband Phil who have three children, and Jay’s son Mitchell and his husband Cameron who have a young adopted daughter Lily. Together the three separate family units create one big, chaotic and lovable “modern family.”
Compiled by Nadia Zuaiter, Social Media Content Editor and Co-Podcast Editor
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Environmental Fact of the Week:
Making one single sheet of copy paper can use over 13oz. of water– more than a typical soda can. The population of the United States uses 187 billion pounds of paper per year, which is 935,00,000 tons. The average employee prints 6 wasted pages per day, that’s 1,410 wasted pages per year. Be mindful of each and every page you print! Sources: and
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:
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
Compiled by Elizabeth Bachmann, Content Editor
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Destination of the week:  Athens, Greece
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As the capital of Greece, Athens is known as the heart of Ancient Greece, a once thriving and powerful empire. Attracting 4.5 million visitors annually, Athens is most famous for the Acropolis of Athens, a fortress containing several ancient buildings from 5th-century B.C.
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor

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