The Loomis Chaffee Log

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...

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Review

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Review

Anya Sastry '20, Contributor

December 6, 2018

When Bohemian Rhapsody hit the big screen, fans rushed to theaters to watch the two hour celebration of the iconic British rock band that shaped the 70s and 80s. The movie traces the journey of Queen, starting out with when they formed and following the band up until their 1985 Live Aid concer...

Recap (and Review) of Three Identical Strangers

Shlok Sharma '19, Web Director

November 7, 2018

On Friday, November 2nd, The Norton Family Center for Common Good and the Developmental Psychology classes hosted a screening of Three Identical Strangers, an award-winning documentary about three separated triplets that found each other nineteen years after they were born. The movie was set to ...

(Satire): A Defense of the Flat Earth Postulate

October 20, 2018

By Monica Kim '19 *Disclaimer: This article and its writer has no intention to be informative nor has any opinion on the theory’s validity.  The Earth is flat. This idea has been available in public for years, and the number of its believers has not quite increased but still stayed stabl...

Are Movies Getting Worse?

October 14, 2018

By Natalie Halsey '20 Though many Loomis students enjoy popular blockbusters, I disagree with the endless line of “okay” adaptations, “nice but forgettable” sequels, and new stories and voices lost to the golden cash cow of safe investments.  While popular and family-friendly franchise...

Are Blockbuster Films Dying Out?

Alex Choi '19

October 10, 2018

Whether you are a movie fanatic or not, everyone enjoys going to the movies for a quick time to enjoy their weekends or so. Traditionally, summer was the season for new epic blockbusters to shine and make a stunning debut. However, this trend has been on a constant decline, and here are some reaso...

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