The Loomis Chaffee Log

Promposal Do’s and Don’ts

Promposal Do’s and Don’ts

April 14, 2017

For many, the coming of spring evokes imagery of flowers blooming, birds singing, and the last of winter’s snow finally melting away.  Yet for others, the quickly-warming weather means only one thing: prom.   As prom season draws inevitably closer, senior boys (and girls!) on our little...

Endangered Black Rhino

Endangered Black Rhino

April 14, 2017

I am the Black Rhino, or as scientists call me, Diceros Bicornis. I’m native to the Southern grasslands of Africa and can live up to 50 years. As an herbivore, I enjoy eating grass, twigs, leaves, branches, fruits, and roots. Unfortunately, us Black Rhinos are now critically endangered. In 1970, there were...

4 Ways to Study More Efficiently

April 14, 2017

Have you been struggling to get your homework done before a reasonable hour?  Do you want to spend less time buried in books and more time enjoying the long-awaited spring term?  Here are a few simple steps to help you do work better and more efficiently.  These tips will not only get you to bed ea...

“The Word”

April 14, 2017

Let’s talk about a word that many of you have heard. It starts with an “N,” does this grab your attention? We must address how this word causes tension. It rhymes with words like bigger, and rigor, But once it's said, it's like pulling on a trigger. Like shooting an insult from a historic...

A Bromance Sonnet

Photo Credit: Claudia Liu '17

February 8, 2017

For Barack and Joe   It is said such bromance occurs but once. Twas not the fate of Bush and Cheney, nor Of JQA and John Calhoun–the dunce. Yet for one duo we beg for four more!   Joe and Barack hold a bond tighter than The orange string of their friendship bracelets;...

Sherlock-ed

Graphic Credit: Anh Nguyen '17

February 8, 2017

“Did you miss me?” Two years since the Season three finale of Sherlock (TV series), the message sent by Jim Moriarty’s creepy specter echoes in the mind of thousands of fans. On January 1th, the waiting finally ends; Sherlock is back. In honor of Sherlock’s final return, here is a quick re...

To Mend a Broken Heart

To Mend a Broken Heart

February 8, 2017

Can you imagine a robot within you? Not one the controls your mind, as depicted in a sci-fi movie, but one that surrounds the center of all blood flow, the heart?   Coronary Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It is also a leading cause of heart failure. Approximately 4,0...

Illoominati Confirmed? (Satire)

Graphic Credit: Claudia Liu '17

November 14, 2016

One of the most intriguing aspects of Loomis is the tunnels. We all know they’re there, beneath every dorm, with the entrance in the basement. There are the rumors that ghosts roam up and down the long hallways, searching for a new home now that the old Health Center is no more. Apparently people g...

North American Lest Shew

Photo Credit: Esther Wang '18

November 14, 2016

  Even though I am one of the world’s smallest mammals, growing up to 3 inches, the venom in my saliva can cause pain and swelling on any human flesh I skink my teeth into. You can spot with me grayish-brown or reddish-brown fur and a black ash or white belly. My tail is extremely small reachin...

Welcome, Newbies!

Anh Nguyen '17

November 14, 2016

Every year on the first day of classes, it seems like I see more faces on campus I do not recognize than faces I do. As a proud, four year senior, I strongly dislike the disruption that comes with a new school year, confused students and faculty alike trying to figure out how Loomis really works. I ...

Interesting Clubs at LC

October 30, 2016

LC Unplugged - Max Jimerez '17 LC Unplugged is a place for musicians, or anyone generally interested in music, to come together to talk, play, or just hang out.  The club was founded this year by Max Jimenez, a three year senior, who plays bass guitar.  He has played in groups on campus with musici...

Schoolwork Poem

October 21, 2016

Painful, indeed, are the hours of the night When we must move our eyes from word to word Of Shakespeare’s thoughts and sentences absurd. At last, a math problem you’ve gotten right! Can you imagine the budding delight When your teacher detects that you have heard His insistence on such methods preferred...

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