The Loomis Chaffee Log

First Senior Meditation Inspires the Community

Photo Courtesy of Lucy Shao'19

March 16, 2017

(Video Courtesy: Lucy Shao '19) On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017, the first wave of senior meditations captured the attention of the Loomis Chaffee community. Seniors Emily Favreau, Isaac Guzman, Derrick Garcia, Lily Liu, Shanelle Jones and Adriana Gonzalez shared with students and faculty stori...

Trump and Russia: A Love Affair That Won’t End

AP Photo/ LN Otero

February 8, 2017

Regardless of your political affiliation, it is clear that Donald Trump’s campaign has been tainted by the allegations of Russian hacking; however, according to recent reports, these might be more than just allegations. On December 29, the FBI released a report coauthored by the Department of Homeland S...

Expert in Iranian Politics Coming to Campus

Photo courtesy of the Loomis Chaffee Communications Office

February 8, 2017

On Wednesday, February 22, Loomis will host Dr. Payam Mohseni, Director of the Iran Project at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, as part of the Bussel Family International Lecture Series. In his presentation, Dr. Mohseni will address the JCPA (more colloquially known as the Iran Nuclear Deal)...


AP Photo/Michel Euler

February 8, 2017

2016 set a new record – it was the hottest year on earth since 1880 when record keeping began and it also marked the third consecutive year of record warmth for the globe. Remarkably, according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there was not a single land are...

End of Celebration, Beginning of Conversation — A Recap of LC’s 2017 MLK Week

Photo Credit: Angel Song '18

January 28, 2017

(Video Courtesy: Stacy Park '19) In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., Loomis started a week-long celebration with an inspirational and moving convocation featuring psychologist, performer, and poet Dr. Michael “Mykee” Fowlin starting on Jan 16, 2017. Despite the early wake on a Saturday morn...

Trump Cabinet

December 20, 2016

Since November eighth, many people from around the world have been left wondering where and how the Trump administration will lead the United States. The unknowable ramifications of the election of the nation’s first billionaire president will reach many parts of the country and the world. The ...

South Korea’s Political Scandal

December 20, 2016

On December 19, 2012, the 18th South Korean Presidential Election was held under the first-past-the-post system, a system of direct plurality voting as opposed to the electoral college system used in the United States. This hotly contested election led to the narrow victory of Park Geun-hye of Saenur...

Ohio State Stabbing

December 20, 2016

On Monday, November 28th, 18-year-old Abdul Razak Ali Artan launched a brutal attack against students at Ohio State’s Columbus campus. Driving alone into campus, Artan began his assault by crashing a car into a group of pedestrians on a busy campus sidewalk. Immediately following the collision, Ar...

Students March Around the Quad, Calling for “Unity and Solidarity”

Photo Credit: Fred Kuo

November 16, 2016 On November 14, 2016, starting at 9:40 a.m., a group of roughly 25 students congregated at the amphitheater and marched around the Grubbs and Rockefeller Quads. As the group chanted various messages out loud, around 15 some students gradually...

After the Island: An Interview with Rebecca Pacheco ’97

Photo Credit: Loomis Chaffee Communications

November 14, 2016

ML: What prompted you to start down this career path? RP: It’s been an evolution. I began practicing yoga at the age of 16 because I was curious about it. My career aspirations weren’t a factor. I have wanted to be a writer for as long as I can remember. My parents will tell you I was the kid...

Death of Thai King

Graphic Credit: BenBen Singhasaneh '18

November 14, 2016

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej died peacefully at age 88 on Thursday, October 13, sending a wave of sorrow throughout his country. Having ascended the throne 70 years ago in 1950, he was the world’s longest reigning monarch. On the day of the king’s death, thousands of people assembled outside o...

Naturalization Ceremony Welcomes New U.S. Immigrants

Photo Credit: Loomis Chaffee Communications

November 14, 2016

“Only three percent of the world population live in a different country than the one they were born in,” Professor R. Wright said on Tuesday during the Naturalization ceremony. Being qualified to become a citizen of a new country is difficult, even without factoring in the trying journeys that man...

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