Lee Harris

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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April 18, 2019

Recent String of Apartment Burglaries; Trauma Center Gets $9.1 Million Gift; Profs Named Guggenheim Fellows

Eleven apartment break ins have occurred in Hyde Park in the past month, including two in which residents were threatened by a man armed with a Taser, according to available CPD data.

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April 15, 2019

UCPD Removes Protesters From Law School; Booth to Relocate London Campus | Newsletter for April 11

Pro-Palestinian protesters interrupted a talk at the Law School and were escorted out by UCPD.

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April 11, 2019

Fifth Ward Race Still Close; #CareNotCops Issues Demands | Newsletter for April 8

Also: The graduate student union at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Friday announced that it had reached a tentative contract agreement and would end its three-week strike.

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April 8, 2019