Lee Harris

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University to Audit Grad Student Pay; Dean Rasmussen Speaks With Inter-House Council; Scav Ends in Tie | Newsletter for May 13

Breckinridge House’s scav team, “Breckcest at Tiffin's,” tied with Snell-Hitchcock Hall’s team, “International Albequerque Balloon Fiesta,” after a weekend of frantic scavenging.


May 12, 2019

CARE Wins SG Executive Slate; University Denies Faculty Forward Grievance | Newsletter for May 9

CARE slate will lead Student Government 2019-2020; the University denied a grievance filed by Faculty Forward; a Capital One Café is expected to open on 53rd Street.


May 8, 2019

Capital One to Open Coffee Shop on 53rd Street by Year’s End

The café, slated to open before the end of the year, will have both a commercial banking storefront and a coffee shop.


May 7, 2019

Polls Open in Student Government Elections; Harris School Celebrates Move into Keller Center | Newsletter for May 6

Student Government candidates gathered Thursday night for a debate ahead of school-wide elections, which begin today and are open through Wednesday.


May 6, 2019

Labor Groups Lead May Day Protest; SG Passes Pro-GSU Resolution; Trauma Center Turns One | Newsletter for May 2

University of Chicago Labor Council led a May Day March, Student Government passed a pro-GSU resolution, and The Maroon interviewed the first-year “Trust Slate” student government candidates.


May 2, 2019

IfNotNow Sit-In at Hillel; Hairston Talks CBA; Grad Unionization Heats Up | Newsletter for April 29

Activists from IfNotNow held a sit-in outside UChicago Hillel; Newly reelected Fifth Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston held her first meeting with constituents since the long runoff election.


April 28, 2019

Graduate Student Workers Across Chicago Ramp Up Unionization Efforts

Across Chicago, graduate students at private universities are intensifying their efforts to negotiate with administrators.


April 26, 2019

SG Slates Talk Priorities; Astrophysicist on Black Holes; Asian Mental Health Conference | Newsletter for April 24

The Maroon spoke to the two executive slates facing off in this year’s Student Government (SG) election.


April 24, 2019

Faculty Forward Files Grievance; Reform and CARE Slates Compete to Lead SG

The union claims the University is violating their contract by continuing to bar union members from being eligible for the prestigious Quantrell teaching award.


April 22, 2019

Student Government Referendum; Julian Castro Comes to IOP; New Fraternity

The student body will vote next month in a referendum that would reduce collaboration between Student Government’s College Council and its Graduate Council.


April 18, 2019