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Quarantine Horoscopes

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Cooper Raposo, Contributor

June 2, 2020

As the Loomis Chaffee community finds itself in quarantine, we must look to our astrological signs to incite self-reflection while in our isolated state. I have consulted with the moons, the stars, (and whatever else dictates astrological stuff) and compiled a list of how each horoscope has been handling...

Imaginary Student Opinions on Seniors Ending Classes Early

Janus Yuen '21, Columnist

May 25, 2020

Around this time of year, a debate emerges on the Loomis Chaffee campus about whether or not it’s fair that seniors get to conclude their school year early. To ascertain the nature of the debate, I interviewed a number of seniors, freshmen, and members of the LC Student Body in a single Zoom room to...

Summer Social Distancing

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Will Howley, Contributor

May 25, 2020

Summer Activities Amid Coronavirus With the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, this summer is certainly going to be unforgettable. But just because the world is on lockdown, doesn’t mean you can’t have that big summer blowout you were planning. Here are 10 summer celebrations...

Isolation Celebration: How Will You Celebrate Your Last Zoom Day?

Isolation Celebration: How Will You Celebrate Your Last Zoom Day?

Samantha Tishler '23, Contributor

May 25, 2020

You press the “Leave Meeting” button on Zoom and with one click of that red, Arial-font button, your school year has come to a close. What will you miss the most about “Zoomis Chaffee?” Maybe it could be the occasional Zoom-bombers or the feeling when your teacher assigns you to a stacked breakout...

Keeping Up with Kangaroos: A Quarantine Survival Guide

Nicholas Ji '22, Contributor

May 21, 2020

It’s 3 a.m. on a Saturday night. I am surrounded by piles of papers, books, candy wrappers, and a week-old pizza box. What is the meaning of life? Why are we here? Did genies used to exist until someone wished that they didn’t? Minutes seem to blend into hours, hours to days, days to weeks, weeks...

15 Ways to Keep Yourself Focused During Zoom Class

The Zoom Expert

Lana Sheng '22, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

It seems like Zoom classes have been being held forever. Since initial excitement and concerns have long faded away, it’s easy to find ourselves losing focus in class. Here are some incredibly helpful tips to ensure that you stay focused and maximize your education as we come into the final stretch...

My Favorite Quarantine Takeout

My Favorite Quarantine Takeout

Madison Hua '23, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, or Dunkin’—the options are endless! In quarantine, ordering takeout is the new normal, with a myriad of options for places to deliver. The only question one must ask is: do I want something sweet or savory? If you’re in the mood for something sugary, I would recommend...

The Quarantine Cookbook: Recipe For Disaster

John Howley ’21, Mélange Editor

May 21, 2020

The Quarantine Cookbook: Recipe For Disaster Right now, you’re hungry. How do I know that? Well, I don’t. But I can make a pretty educated guess considering that we are all stuck in the house with only ourselves to talk to and a pantry to consume in its entirety. I mean, what else do you have to...

How does Loomis choose the All-School Theme?

Lily Potter '21, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Each year, Loomis Chaffee must decide on its all-school theme, the profound topic that will serve as the inspirational focus of its mission throughout the next year and will be featured in all-school convocations and the all-school read. Or rather, the most vague yet progressive sounding abstract noun...

A Day in the Life of a Zoom Art Student

Brett Donshik '21, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

*Warning: This article is for satirical purposes only. These scenarios do not represent how Loomis Chaffee art teachers are approaching online classes. They are doing a wonderful job. As a very talented and dedicated art student, you had managed to gain exclusive special permission from the Academic...

Kombucha: The Bestest Drink of Them All

Lily Potter '21, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Kombucha is undoubtedly “The Bestest Drink of Them All” because it is a living companion that provides health benefits, friendship, and suspense. It is a tea fermented with a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast, (SCOBY) which makes the carbonated beverage contain probiotic cultures. If you choose...

NYC: The City that Never Sleeps

Nicholas Ji '22, Contributor

May 4, 2020

For decades, New York City has been a center of activity, with millions moving throughout it every day. In recent months, however, the daily hustle and bustle of the vibrant city streets have been significantly diminished due to the effects of COVID-19, which has rendered NYC one of the greatest hotspots...

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