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

Made By Julia Liu 26

Questions of Equity in Summer Dorm Storage

Michael Agboli '26, Contributor May 28, 2023

With the end of the school year coming around, many Loomis Chaffee students are struggling to find reliable places to store their belongings. Students who hold dorm leadership positions — Prefects, Residential...

Continuing a Separation Between Work Jobs and After-School Activities

Max Jiao '24, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

An integral part of Loomis Chaffee is the work job program: a chunk of time out of students’ busy schedules dedicated to giving back to the school in some way, whether that be cleaning, tutoring, working...

Campus Fashion Trends: Is Golden Goose a Classist Brand or a Harmless Preppy Trend?

Logan Elie '24, Contributor February 24, 2023

Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, the Italian high-fashion sneaker brand which retails between $500-$800, is widely recognized by its sparkly star label and unique scuffed look. Shockingly, the sneakers can be...

Sub-Par(king) in the Senior Lot

Talia Lee '25, Contributor February 24, 2023

Imagine, on a rainy day, you are trying to park your Honda but feel a thump in the gravel parking lot, and you realize you have hit a pothole yet again. This is an aggravating but frequent scenario when...

Giving Anonymity for Substance Control: The Dilemma of the Amnesty Policy

Katelyn Kim '25, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, amnesty is a concept that is “a fixed period of time during which people are not punished for committing a particular crime.” When the term amnesty is used at...

The Desensitization of Antisemitism and the Holocaust at Loomis Chaffee and Beyond

Samantha Tishler, [email protected] February 24, 2023

On January 12, a survey published by the Anti-Defamation League revealed that over the past three years, the percentage of Americans who believe in at least one antisemitic trope has increased from 61...

Overly Extensive Orientation Programs

Katelyn Kim '25, Contributor October 14, 2022

As a boarding school that fosters the emotional, mental, and intellectual growth of adolescents, Loomis Chaffee needs an inclusive, welcoming, diverse community and atmosphere that is conducive to student...

Effectiveness of the Peer Mentor Program

Charlotte Preuss '26 and Norah Pond '26, Contributors October 14, 2022

During the first week of school, many students may have seen groups of freshmen running around campus doing odd tasks: frantically gathering compost and fruit, taking pictures with the nurses in the health...

Loomis Chaffee’s Inconsistent Environmental Initiatives

Ashley Jun '26, Contributor October 14, 2022

For the past few years, Loomis Chaffee has been putting its best efforts to make the school environmentally friendly, and to promote sustainability across campus. So far, notable progress has been made:...

Why Concert Credits are Worth Your Community Free

Talia Lee '25, Contributor October 14, 2022

The Concert Credit program is a way for students to enjoy music, while learning more about their peers’ interests and supporting them. Loomis Chaffee’s extracurricular balance between athletics and...

To Mask or not to Mask

To Mask or not to Mask

Nina Cushman '25, Contributor April 10, 2022

As of March 24th, the Loomis Chaffee campus has returned to a general mask-optional policy for all except those identified as close contacts for COVID-19. It is no surprise that this change in policy has...

Madness Like Never Before

James Livingstone '24, Contributor April 10, 2022

“BREAKING NEWS: Kansas defeats North Carolina 72-69 in men’s national championship game...” If you are like me, you are one of the thousands of people wwho received this notification from ESPN at...

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