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Of the week…

May 22, 2017
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Trend of the Week:  Rose Prints

Photos, from left to right: Karwai Tang / FilmMagic; Neil Rasmus / BFA / REX / Shutterstock; Gennadi Avramenko / Epsilon / Getty Images
“The rose is a symbol of femininity as well as love, so it’s not surprising that designers, such as the fantasist Christian Lacroix or the Proust-loving Yves Saint Laurent, have used this flower to conjure prettiness and romance. Others, like Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, are ever mindful that a rose has thorns and endow the motif with graphic “bite.” This bold bloom is a perennial favorite of the Italian duo, who have used rose prints straightforwardly on sexy body-skimming dresses with ’50s flair, and more subversively on men’s-inspired pieces like the winning pantsuit Zendaya wore on the first of May, at the Met Gala after-party.” -Text source:
Compiled by Emily Coster, Opinions Editor and Podcast Editor
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Book of the Week:  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

In this classic novel, Ken Kesey’s hero is Randle Patrick McMurphy, a boisterous, brawling, fun-loving rebel who swaggers into the world of a mental hospital and takes over. A lusty, life-affirming fighter, McMurphy rallies the other patients around him by challenging the dictatorship of Nurse Ratched… But this defiance, which starts as a sport, soon develops into a grim struggle, an all-out war between two relentless opponents… What happens when Nurse Ratched uses her ultimate weapon against McMurphy provides the story’s shocking climax-
Compiled by Pau Barbosa, Features Editor
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Recipe of the week: 12 Surprising Things You Should Be Cooking On The Grill
As the weather gets warmer, try these delicious grilled treats. With variety and taste, this meal will perfect the family barbeque. Please see Buzzfeed’s recipe tutorial below.
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor
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Game of the week:
The luck of the Irish was on the Boston Celtics side on May 21 when they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 in dramatic fashion, ending the Cavaliers 13-game post-season winning streak . Boston has been blown out in the first two games of the series and they were short their star forward Isiah Thomas, but that did not stop the Celtics.  Avery Bradley was the hero for Boston as his three-point shot danced along the rim and dropped with less than a second left. Game four will take place on Tuesday in Cleveland.
Compiled by Grace Mather, Sports & Health Editor
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TV show of the week:
8 Simple Rules

Raising the Hennessy’s three children, Bridget, Kerry and Rory, is no simple task. Oldest daughter Bridget is exploring the dating world. Kerry is sweet and smart, but has a difficult time getting in touch with her true feelings because due to her lack of self-confidence. And the youngest of the three children, Rory is beginning to discover one of his greatest mysteries, girls.
Compiled by Nadia Zuaiter, Social Media Content Editor and Co-Podcast Editor
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Environmental Fact of the Week:
An estimated 50,000 species inhabiting our tropical forests become extinct annually. That’s an average of 137 species a day.
Compiled by Christina Weiler, Arts and Entertainment Editor
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Cute of the week:

Kristen Davis ‘17

Complied by Kristen Davis, Content Editor
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Quote of the week:
“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing, but what you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself.” – Alan Alda
Compiled by Elizabeth Bachmann, Content Editor
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Destination of the week:   Poland

This European country is famous for a variety of reasons. From its classic medieval architecture to its Jewish heritage, the place is full of history and adventure. Visit the Wawel Castle, a Renaissance trade center in the Rynek Glowny, a famous market square.
Compiled by Elisabeth Hall, News Editor and Photo Editor

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