Lee Harris

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Lightfoot and Preckwinkle Head to Runoff; the Soul Shack to Open | Newsletter for February 27

University alumnae Lori Lightfoot (J.D. ’89) and Toni Preckwinkle (A.B. ’69, A.M. ’77) will head to a runoff in April for mayor of Chicago.

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February 27, 2019

Preckwinkle, A Favorite for Mayor, Casts Her Vote Near Campus

Mayoral candidate and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle casts her ballot Tuesday morning in the Fourth Ward.

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February 26, 2019

Blue Light Post Alumni House

Security officers normally stationed at street-corner emergency phones will not stand at their posts on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, as temperatures drop to dangerous lows.

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Jan. 29, 2019

Security Officers Removed From Outdoor Posts As Campus Hunkers Down

Officers are currently expected to return to work Thursday despite subzero temperature forecasts.

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January 28, 2019

UChicago Property Law Profs Clash Over Obama Center Lawsuit, Filing Briefs on Opposing Sides

The City intends to give park land to the Obama Foundation. Protect Our Parks argues that, because the Foundation is a private entity, this is an "illegal land grab."

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January 21, 2019

UChicago Law Grad Represents Suits Against Harvard, NYU Law Reviews Alleging Bias Against White Men

The lead attorney, Jonathan Mitchell, said that the lawsuits against Harvard and NYU law reviews are “just the start."

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January 14, 2019

NLRB Sides With Student Library Workers, Against University

A three-member NLRB panel ruled Tuesday that the University "has engaged in unfair labor practices."

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December 6, 2018

DeVos Introduces Cross-Examination, Redefines Harassment Under New Title IX Guidelines

Title IX Coordinator Shea Wolfe spoke about the proposed regulations and the University's response.

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December 3, 2018

UCPU McElwee Miravete

Third-year Eugene Miravete, left, debates Sean McElwee, right, on his proposal to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Nov. 30, 2018

Interview: Sean McElwee aka 'we’re going to abolish ICE'

Anti-deportation activist Sean McElwee was on campus this week for a debate at the University of Chicago Political Union.

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November 30, 2018