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Counties isn’t all that counts

Counties isn’t all that counts

Jane Levy, Features Editor

January 25, 2015

With my eyebrows done, my skin sun-kissed and glowing and my nails painted a dark red, I type this article while glancing at my frantic Counties girls’ group-chat. My long black dress lonelily hangs from my closet door, and I’m haunted by the pending hair and makeup appointments that I need to cancel. If...

Counties postponed, provokes conflict among students

Counties postponed, provokes conflict among students

Izzy Ullmann, Opinions Editor

January 24, 2015

On Friday, Jan. 23, the Counties Anniversary Charity Ball was postponed to Saturday, Feb. 7, due to the “very dangerous, snowy and icy conditions,” the assembly was anticipating. “I’m pretty shocked that they would have the audacity to reschedule a dance as big as this the night before,”...

Early asking for Counties generates anxiety months in advance

Early asking for Counties generates anxiety months in advance

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

It all started in the first week of August, when I was frantically asked multiple times, “Julia, who are you taking to Counties?” In the midst of summer I had bigger things to worry about. I had problems like if I should wear sunscreen at the beach or if it would be acceptable to have ice cream...

What I learned from school dances

What I learned from school dances

Julie Bender, Web Opinions Editor

June 2, 2014

After surviving my first year of school dances, I finally feel as if I have gained enough experience to be prepared for next year. And hopefully, for the upcoming junior class, these tips can help with dance preparations. 1. Ask your date early. Although it seems crazy to ask 5 months in advance, it’s not. Thos...

Breathalyzers given to all at charity balls

Breathalyzers given to all at charity balls

Emily Wolfe, Staff Writer

January 26, 2014

“Okay, pretend you’re blowing out candles,” says a guard by the front entrance as he holds a plastic device up to your face. As students scramble off their party buses and flock into the front entrance of Counties or Red & Whites, each and every one of them is stopped by a guard to take a b...

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