The Loomis Chaffee Log

Log Bracket Challenge Results

April 14, 2017

      ENTRY NAME: POINTS: CHAMPION PICK: “Duarte Gordon” 1,320 North Carolina “MMcPherson2” 1,300 North Carolina “Anya Sastry” 1,220 North Carolina “JDreyer” 1,200 North Carolina “check pizza station first” 1,160 Gonzaga &n...

Boys Varsity Squash: The underdogs win a title

Boys Varsity Squash: The underdogs win a title

April 14, 2017

As many of you may not know, squash is not only a vegetable but also a sport! Squash is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States and is gaining popularity, especially in the Northeast. Squash is sometimes referred to as “Physical Chess.” It is the healthiest sport in the world, per ...

New Year, New Champion

April 14, 2017

AL East: Boston Red Sox (Odds of Winning the World Series: 7-1) The Red Sox won the offseason by signing Chris Sale and Tyler Thornburg, two phenomenal pitchers who polish Boston’s already impressive rotation. The Red Sox did suffer a loss this year by losing David Ortiz DH to retirement. Big Papi h...

NBA: Resting Players Controversy

April 14, 2017

As the long and grueling NBA season begins to come to a close in 2017, some teams with playoff hopes have decided to think long term. The decision to rest superstar players for regular season games has caused controversy, both with the league and with its fans. Currently, 30 teams within the NBA compete i...

Geno Auriemma’s Best Season?

April 14, 2017

Expectations are always high for UCONN Women’s basketball. In the past four years, the Huskies won four national titles and built a record-high winning streak. However, in the transition from 2016 into the 2017 season, UCONN fans were not expecting the same level of success out of this year. Havin...

Is prom overrated?

Is prom overrated?

April 14, 2017

As the pond starts flooding and the Seniors start sliding, prom is just around the corner. You can smell it in the air. Adorable promposals lurking in the bushes behind the RAC, enthusiastic discussions about prom dresses weaving into dining hall conversations, or rushed emails from the prom committee ...

Is a college education really necessary? Does where you go matter?

April 14, 2017

For over a quarter of the students attending Loomis Chaffee, their journey as a Pelican is approaching the end. From freshman orientation to sophomore retreat, it’s almost surreal how quickly time has passed for our seniors. With the final college decisions rolling in, the first chapter of their live...

Whining

Whining

April 14, 2017

Loomis students complain so much that it’s practically a second nature. Almost everyone, especially I, grumble so much that grumbling has become the norm. But I don’t think that it’s necessarily just a Loomis problem, I think that it’s a high-school-student problem. From what I’ve seen, high sch...

Freedom of Speech Dialogue

Freedom of Speech Dialogue

April 14, 2017

Freedom of Speech is an idea which is defined in dictionaries as “the right to speak without censorship or restraint from the government”, corroborated and protected by the U.S government in the First Amendment with a few exceptions such as child pornography and “fighting words”. Last Monday, March 27...

White House Budget Aims To Put “America First”

April 14, 2017

Released earlier in March to Americans, the Trump administration’s 2017 budget is now public on the White House website. Boldly named, “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” the proposals seek to keep the promises made by President Trump during his 2016 campaign. There...

Loomis Looks to Increase Dining Hall Energy Efficiency

Loomis Looks to Increase Dining Hall Energy Efficiency

April 14, 2017

After building Richmond and Cutler dormitories, Loomis Chaffee is undertaking another, even grander project: the extensive remodeling of the school dining hall. The construction of this new dining hall will begin after the 2016-17 school year ends, and will be finished by the start of the 2018-19 school...

SPRING TERM LOG RTHYMS

SPRING TERM LOG RTHYMS

April 14, 2017

Higher (Feat. Chance the Rapper)- Brian Fresco Glued Ghouls- Junkie Dark Red- Steve Lacy Modern Woman- Tennis Jennifer- Savoy Motel Michel- Waxahatchee Sunflower- Rex Orange Country Souvenir- Campdogzz Julie's Place- Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Sweet Sound of Ignorance- S...

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