The Loomis Chaffee Log

In Search of Sweetness: A Reflection

AP Photo/ Todd Williamson

October 30, 2015

“Come on, Pat, Ben is already outside!” my brother yelled to me, as he headed out the front door. I quickly donned my mad scientist wig, lab coat, and aviator goggles and ran to catch up to my brother and neighbor. I couldn’t blame them for leaving without me, as Halloween only comes once a year,...

Reading Between the Lyons: A Book Review of Go Set a Watchman

October 30, 2015

Harper Lee is, undeniably, one of the most prominent authors of our time. This past summer, controversy surrounded the release of her new book, Go Set a Watchman. Due to the author’s old age, the question was raised of whether she truly approved of the book’s publication or was coerced into allowing...

Everyone’s Eats: Snack Time

Ruthie Kornblatt-Stier '16

October 2, 2015

Hello, my name is Ruthie Kornblatt-Stier, class of 2016, and I’m here to talk about everything food. From recipes to restaurant reviews, I’m your girl. I don’t have any official training and I have no qualifications to write this column except for my taste buds and voracious appetite. My mother...

Mission Accomplished

Olivia McCaughey '16

October 2, 2015

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation gets right into the action with the first scene involving Tom Cruise hanging on to the side of a plane (a stunt that, of course, Tom Cruise performed himself). Although it may seem hard to top that, the movie keeps you at the edge of your seat, with a femme fatale double a...

(here’s one poem)

BenBen Singhasaneh '18

October 2, 2015

My father pours oil hastily onto the door hinges: I don’t want the noise to wake you. I dream a girl takes a long drag from a short cigarette. A light haze covers the room — it’s either smoke or ambivalence. Late at night, I wake up anyways. There’s a moth on...

Rejected One Act Ideas

May 24, 2015

Dining Hall: The Musical Dining Hall Clean Up The Musical (???) Starring: Green Plastic Trays The life story of Bob DeConinck - through song and dance Where’s the Turkey? A study of the curious case of disappearing poultry from the sandwich bar Forgotten: The Unabridged Story of the...

Better Names for Mason Dorm

May 24, 2015

Since we’ve learned about the troubling past of John Mason (#LCworldhistory) we’ve figured a new name was in order for our lovely dorm on campus. Here are the top pics: That Smell is Coming from Batch Dormitory Where’s Our Laundry Room? Dormitory We Only Eat Salad Dormitory We Have...

You Deserve a List

May 24, 2015

4 THINGS THAT HAPPENED THIS YR Just an FYI, my stress levels are as high as that plane flying right over your head right now. Oh look, it’s gone. So this year’s coming to an end (Non-seniors, hang tight. You’ve got this), and I feel that since today is commencement (is it though?), we should recap...

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