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The Log Investigates: Changes to Check In Times

Helen Shen '23, Contributor March 11, 2021

This school year, weekend check-in times have seen drastic changes. The lack of interdorm visits, the shortage of available spaces, or the sheer number of students on campus are just some of the reasoning...

COVID-19 Updates for Winter Term II

Michelle Liu '23, Contributor March 11, 2021

In her February 5 Weekly Update, Head of School Dr. Sheila Culbert announced that since reopening in-person learning for Winter Term II, there has been one positive COVID-19 test out of about 400 tests...

StuCo Beats

Zoe Alford '23, Contributor March 11, 2021

Student representation has been one of the biggest themes for the Student Council during the past few months. The representatives have been working hard toward providing Loomis Chaffee students with a...

Island Life: PeliCANT Hang Out

John Sihn, Staff Writer February 21, 2021

In a much anticipated COVID-19 update email, Loomis Chaffee announced to all students and families that students will be allowed to return to campus for Winter Term 2. Boarding students will arrive on...

This is the admissions building

LC Admissions in the COVID World

Dora Lin '23, Contributor February 21, 2021

On January 15, 2021, the Loomis Chaffee Admissions Office wrapped up another successful application season despite the unprecedented format. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Admissions Office made a myriad...

The Log Investigates: Changes to Dorm Visitation Policy

The Log Investigates: Changes to Dorm Visitation Policy

Edward Park '23, Contributor February 21, 2021

With national conversations about racial discrimination and inequality taking center stage in the past year, Loomis Chaffee has undertaken several initiatives to create a more inclusive and equity-focused...

Pictured above is a student grabbing a quick snack from the ice cream trucks in the quad that have been a fun addition to campus during FT2.

Winter Term 2 Boarding Policies

Samuel Ross '23 February 21, 2021

On February 1, the second term of winter begins. Students from all over the world will return to campus and reunite with their classmates as they make their way back to the dorms. Earlier this year, Loomis...

LC Takes On the 2020 Election

Jenny Pan, Graphics Manager November 3, 2020

Politicians, historians, and news outlets around the country have expressed how important the 2020 election is. Compared to the shock and highly contentious climate following the 2016 election, how...

Students in Katherine Brush Library wear masks and social distance to abide by the schools new protocols.

Loomis Chaffee Grapples with its First COVID-19 Cases

Jordan Korn '22, Features Editor November 3, 2020

Since boarders have returned for Fall Term II, there have been three members of the in-person student body who have tested positive for COVID-19, none of whom were diagnosed during in-school testing. In...

Niche School Rankings: What Do They Mean?

Niche School Rankings: What Do They Mean?

Michelle Liu '23, Contributor November 3, 2020

Whether students are looking at middle schools or colleges, there are many websites online that offer interpretations of school rankings. is one popular site that measures independent schools...

Making Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter at Loomis

Amy Song '23, Contributor October 8, 2020

The recent nationwide discussions on racism and inequality in America have placed focus on some of the injustices that African Americans face in our society. During this time of unrest, academic institutions...

LC Admissions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Zoom Interviews and Tours

Madison Hua '23, Contributor October 8, 2020

Loomis Chaffee has made myriads of changes to the LC Admissions Office in order to accommodate the new digital format of interviews, outreach, campus tours, and the application process as a whole. One...

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