The Loomis Chaffee Log

RA-Prefect Lip Sync Battle Rages on in Hubbard

Video Courtesy by Alex Gordienko '17 Chief Web Manager

September 11, 2016

Loud music blasted, dancers dabbed, the crowd roared. On the night of the first Saturday of the 2016-2017 school year, September 10th, the RAs and prefects from 12 dorms put up an exciting lip sync battle before the packed house in Hubbard Performance Hall. With Palmer’s jaw-dropping 6-song mash-up cr...

Golden State and the Golden Record

In this Friday, April 1, 2016 photo, Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry (30) pauses during an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Oakland, Calif. Though he moved on to the NBA long ago, March Madness is also Curry's world now. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

April 14, 2016

Any sports fan knows the record, any basketball fan knows the record’s legacy, and any Warriors fan knows how close Steph Curry’s troop is to making history by breaking the record. In the 1995-1996 season, the Chicago Bulls, behind the dynamic duo of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, established...

Faculty Pet Spotlight

Faculty Pet Spotlight

April 14, 2016

  Check out the personal profiles of our adorable and cute faculty pets! Name: Peanut AKA: The Wonder Cat Age: 5 Interests: water and Django the resident fish Hobbies: guarding the Forrester household and attempting to murder Django, the resident fish Name: Chewbacca AKA: Chewy Interests: not you Hobb...

Senior Reflection

April 14, 2016

I am a senior from New York City and a three-year Ammidon girl. Every day I wake up to the view of Taylor next door and the sun coming over the meadow. I get dressed, walk to class in a hurry, and never think twice about the little things that make up the place that I call my second home. It is odd ...

Dr. Culbert Interview

Photo courtesy of Anna Meyer '17

April 14, 2016

What does being a headmaster entail? What do you see as the most challenging part of your job? Although it does say headmaster on my door, my title is “head of school”. A head master is generally seen as male, and I really do not like the female version which is “headmistress” - Therefore, I am the...

Privacy: Beyond the Four-Digit Passcode

Joey Mink demonstrates outside the Apple store on Fifth Avenue, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in New York. Protesters assembled in more than 30 cities around the world to lash out at the FBI for obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December's mass murders in California. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

April 14, 2016

December 2, 2015 marked the worst terrorist attack on American soil since 9/11. The attackers, married couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 people and wounded 22 in a shooting spree that took place in the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, effectively catalyzing ...

Holi Festival: Cultural Appreciation at its Finest

April 14, 2016

The clock struck 7:00pm — the first puff of powder flew into the air. Within seconds, the Underclassman Quad became a sea of bright neon colors. Bright blues, pinks, and yellows stained the clothes with vibrant, accidental tie-dye designs. Smiling faces covered in powder from head to toe laughed an...

March Madness Recap

Villanova players celebrates after Kris Jenkins, center, scores a game winning three point basket in the closing seconds of NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

April 14, 2016

The 2015-16 College Basketball regular season was so unpredictable, and the first weekend of this year’s NCAA Tournament delivered its fair share of insane upsets, unbelievable collapses, and amazing games. The second and third weekends were slightly less exciting, but this did not deter viewers from...

2016 World Series Contenders

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price (24) throws warm up pitches before the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

April 14, 2016

Max Wice’s list of likely World Series Winners Boston Red Sox The Boston Red Sox may be coming off one of the worst seasons they’ve had in the past decade, but they have patched up their roster’s weaknesses. In 2015, despite their lack of success, the Red Sox had 5 players finish with a ba...

Mental Health Stats Show Need for Progress

Mental Health Stats Show Need for Progress

January 29, 2016

My Junior year at LC, deans and teachers alike continually encouraged us to give a talk in the common good and become a leader in the community. So, shaking violently behind the podium in Hubbard, I stood in front of my class and expressed concern over the school’s disregard for mental health. At Loomis, s...

The Nation’s Response to Violence

President Barack Obama listens to a question during a Tumblr forum from the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

January 29, 2016

The ironic reality lies within the idea that the weapons we use to ensure our safety are now being used to threaten it. Guns, a controversy in America for decades, have finally revealed the true extent of their power in 2015. The mass shootings in both San Bernardino Starting from the mass shootings in San Bern...

Pelican Enter the Green Cup Challenge

January 29, 2016

February 17th, Loomis Chaffee will be competing in the annual Green Cup Energy Challenge in an effort to raise awareness about energy use on campus. This year, Loomis has set a goal to reduce its carbon footprint by a total of 2% over the four weeks. The 2% decrease may seem insignificant at face valu...

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