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The John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Center stands in the afternoon sun.

The Nichols Center Finally Opens!

Maeve Dowd '23, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

Loomis Chaffee students and faculty have grown accustomed to the noise of frequent construction projects around campus. Although these renovations take weeks, months, or years to complete, they deliver...

Celebrating cultural diversity on-campus

Laura Phyu '25, Contributor April 10, 2022

This year marks the 12th year of the annual Cultural Outburst, one of the main events during the spring at Loomis Chaffee. Taking place on April 9 at the Grubbs quad, the event highlights the diversity...

I-Tri Begins on Campus

Jim Le '23, Contributor April 10, 2022

This spring marks the beginning of another Innovation Trimester(I-Tri), an immersive program for members of the senior class in their last term on the Island. Started four years ago, the I-Tri invites...

The Log investigates: Changes in the Dorm Visitation Policy

Zoe Alford '23, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

Beginning the past academic year, the prospect of a new dormitory visitation policy at Loomis Chaffee has led to ongoing discourse among faculty, students, alumni, and parents. Before the pandemic, Loomis...

Student Council Hosts Benefit Concert for Ukraine Aid

Sandro Mocciolo '23, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

On Friday, March 25, the Loomis Chaffee Student Council hosted its annual Benefit Concert, drawing crowds of students to fill the seats of the Hubbard Performance Hall. Performances ranged from dance routines...

ISA application moves to LC common app

Helen Shen '23, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

This school year, applications for International Student Ambassadors at Loomis Chaffee have become a part of the Community Work Program Common App. International Student Ambassadors (ISAs) are “international...

Newly Accepted Pelicans welcomed on-campus

Jamie Zou '23, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

The Spring term marks Loomis Chaffee’s welcoming of newly admitted students on campus. March 29, March 31, April 4, and April 6 were announced as this school year’s Pelican Preview days, previously...

Loomis goes mask-optional

Edward Park '23, News Editor April 10, 2022

Following Connecticut state COVID-19 guidelines, Loomis adopted a mask-optional policy beginning spring semester. This policy effectively would mean that masks are no longer required in classrooms or other...

Dr. Culbert announces retirement

Dr. Culbert announces retirement

Sally Hayes '25, Contributors April 8, 2022

Whether facilitating all-school meetings or recreationally birdwatching around campus, Dr. Sheila Culbert is a beloved member of the Loomis Chaffee community. Since 2008, she has served as LC’s first...

Financial Literacy Series on-campus

Jamie Zou '23, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

As a continuation of the theme of Loomis Chaffee School’s Martin Luther King Jr. week, “economic justice”, the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) have worked in collaboration with...

Loomis Brings COVID-19 Booster Clinic to Campus

Jim Le '23, Contributor March 28, 2022

Returning back on campus after a well-deserved winter break, the Loomis Chaffee community was offered the opportunity to sign up for a booster clinic scheduled on January 24 in the Olcott Athletics Center....

Alvord Center Announces International Education Program(IEP) for the Summer

Madison Hua '23, Social Media Manager March 28, 2022

The Loomis Chaffee Alvord Center for Global & Environmental Studies has updated its International Education Program(IEP) for summer 2022 to be “close to home,” offering students three programs: Northeast...

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