The Loomis Chaffee Log

Satire: How to Write a Good Application for Any Position

Stacey Zhang '22, Contributor

May 4, 2020

With beaming sunshine and fresh leaves, spring is a season of new beginnings. The season, however, is more known to many aspiring Loomis students as the season of competitive applications for leadership positions, which are crucial for their flamboyant LinkedIn profiles. Following decades of success...

Sleep Is Not An Option, But Failure Is?

Janus Yuen '21 and Andrew Park '22

May 4, 2020

The following is a log of my journey into the depths of sleep deprivation. I invite you to follow along. Sun. May 10. 22:00 EDT Fourscore and seven days ago, I was assigned an English analytical essay on Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad. To be honest, I don’t remember the real assignment...

A Student’s Daily Quarantine Schedule (HUMOR)

John Howley '21, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Day 52 of Quarantine - A Student, somewhere in the world. 8:02 - My alarms buzzed today at 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, and 8:00. I ignored each one until the final eight o’clock one was accompanied by the grating sound of my parents’ voices nagging me to wake up. I think I had a dream about throwing water...

Sweet ’N’ Savory Home Cooking Recipes: Banana Bread

Homemade banana bread!

Madison Hua '23, Contributor

April 27, 2020

The sweet, fruity-yet-musty aroma of cooked bananas overwhelms your senses. A waft of cinnamon gently tickles your tongue. Slicing the moist loaf, the knife cuts through smoothly. Your mouth salivates with the thought of eating some luscious banana bread. During the current quarantine situation, where...

Self-Preoccupation 101: Things to do at Home

Pynn Harinsuit '23, Contributor

April 27, 2020

While the social distancing and quarantining protocols are requiring us to stay home, being at home for months can be boring without anything to do. As we cannot participate in activities outside of our home, here are some activities to preoccupy yourself in the confines of your home. Indy Pisitkasem...

Satire: How to Properly Socially Distance Yourself

Stephanie Zhang, News Editor

April 27, 2020

Social distancing: a phrase that has quickly soared to popularity and now makes more appearances in your life than those pesky pop-up ads of the item you just checked out on Amazon. But with all these news articles, tweets, and texts telling us to socially distance ourselves, what exactly do these words...

Hollywood with Halsey: Goro Miyazaki

Natalie Halsey, Columnist

April 23, 2020

Everybody loves Studio Ghibli. From classic nostalgia flicks like My Neighbor Totoro (1988) to award winners like Spirited Away (2001), Studio Ghibli has made a lot of smash hits commercially and critically. But what about the Ghibli movies that aren’t so good? In 2006, Ghibli released Tales of Earthsea,...

Quarantine With Netflix

Quarantine With Netflix

John Howley '21, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Let me guess. Right now as you read this article, you are probably bored, looking for any form of meager entertainment to fill the void. But instead of crying to yourself in your room as you start to befriend inanimate objects, how about you logging on to your favorite streaming service and feast...

The 2020 Dilemma

Nicholas Ji '22, Contributor

April 20, 2020

With many businesses closed around the country, students from everywhere in the world now have an excessive amount of time on their hands. Pelicans are finding methods to keep themselves connected in both productive and unproductive ways, and we writers at the LC Log are excited to share the ventures...

Tell Us Your Plans During An Apocalypse and We’ll Reveal Which Flik Dish You Are

Stephanie Zhang, News Editor

April 20, 2020

A zombie apocalypse hits. What’s your first reaction? a) Cry b) Phone a friend to freak out and discuss your next move c) Go to your secret lab and start crafting a cure d) Run to the supermarket to buy toilet paper e) Calmly gather my laptop, my snacks, and my stuffed animals and lock myself into...

Winter Is Coming

Cooper Raposo '21, Contributor

December 13, 2019

Growing up in upstate New York, snow has haunted me since my earliest memories, annually drowning months of my life in an icy deluge. The snow submerging my infancy as I got older brought about some of my fondest memories - snowball fights, forts, and countless hours of skiing - but it soon began t...

Melange: The Return of Snow

Photo Credit: Shlok Sharma '19

January 23, 2019

By Shlok Sharma '19 At last, Loomis Chaffee has snow! Winter, for better or for worse, has always been characterized by a few notable things. The colors red and green, for example, which signal the holiday season and the influx of Mariah Carey and Wham! songs that will play on repeat. Warm cook...

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