The Student Newspaper of The Loomis Chaffee School

The Loomis Chaffee Log

The Student Newspaper of The Loomis Chaffee School

The Loomis Chaffee Log

The Student Newspaper of The Loomis Chaffee School

The Loomis Chaffee Log

Mental health poster

Mental Health Awareness Month

Cindy Lin '25, Features Section Editor May 28, 2023

In 1949, to address a spike in mental illnesses among World War II veterans, the United States Congress designated the month of May to raising awareness surrounding mental health. Over the years, as it...

Nathan Ko 23 on the NEO stage.

Nathan Ko ’23: On Everything We Can Be

Iris Sande '25, Contributor May 28, 2023

Nathan Ko. There’s a spark to the name. It shimmers of stage lights, Shakespeare, jazz, art, activism, politics, culture, spirit, charisma, complexity, and connection. The line, “This above all, to...

Students Will Pashby 24 and Andrew Dao 24 with teacher Mrs. Lori Caligiuri

From Graffiti to Coding: CL US History Papers

Emily Khym '23, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2023

As the tulips bloom and the Loomis Chaffee campus comes alive in a spring hustle, the College Level United States History classes start their annual research paper projects. This year, students are working...

Ro standing in the exhibit Freedom of Thought in the Mercy Gallery

Freedom of Thought: An Overview of Faculty Stacy-Ann Rowe’s Exhibit

Annabelle Chan '26 and Cathy Zhang '26, Contributors May 28, 2023

Kindness, diligence, forgiveness, temperance, chastity, humility, and charity — the seven themes of the Freedom of Thought exhibit, currently on display in the Mercy Gallery. Open from April 25 to June...

Senior Reflections

Aanum Khan '26, Staff Writer May 28, 2023

On May 28, close to two hundred Pelicans will be leaving their nest of four years, Loomis Chaffee, off to worlds beyond the Island and the small town of Windsor. Their reflections and advice touch on sports,...

Departing Faculty Members (<10 years service)

Max Jiao '24, Features Section Editor May 28, 2023

Griffin Cunningham Griffin Cunningham What are your current positions at Loomis?I am currently an economics teacher, teaching both CL and entry-level econ. I previously taught math. I am also an...

By Ellen Chen 25

The Centennial of the Loom

Norah Pond '26, Contributor May 28, 2023

The Loom, a well-known student-run literary and art magazine that publishes student’s creative writing and visual art, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The first ever edition was extremely...

AAPI Heritage Month

Mercuri Lam '24, Mélange Section Editor May 28, 2023

With spring comes Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) month. For students at Loomis Chaffee — domestic and international alike — May is a month of celebration for identity. LC’s Pan-Asian...

A Farewell to Longtime Faculty Member Mr. Nat Follansbee

Samantha Tishler '23, Editor-in-Chief Emerita May 28, 2023

After serving the Loomis Chaffee community for 41 years, Mr. Nat Follansbee will be retiring at the end of June. From a teacher, coach, and dorm head to a member of the administrative team, Mr. Follansbee...

Commencement Speaker Fred Seebeck: To the Common Good and Beyond

Iris Sande '25, Features Section Editor May 28, 2023

“The most important challenge in the next four years for you is to find a path that is seductive — in the purest sense of the word — [that] draws out your talents and your passions, and becomes a...

The James Selig Estate Jewelry and Anqtiques shop in town.

(Re)Freshing Finds: A Look Into Windsor’s Antique Acene

Mercuri Lam '24, Columnist April 4, 2023

A white building next to CVS houses one of Windsor’s best-kept secrets — James Selig Estate Jewelry and Antiques. Visitors are entranced by everything they come into contact with. The store has everything:...

The (not so) Secret History of the Darwin Club

Charlotte Millman '24, Web Director April 4, 2023

If you have ever heard mentions of a mysterious cabin in the woods and the group of students that frequent it, you must be thinking of none other than Loomis Chaffee’s Darwin Club. Led by Bridget Hickey...

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