Lee Harris

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Free Speech Prof to Stop Saying Racial Epithet in Class | Newsletter for March 12

Also: the new trauma center is reducing the racial gap in access to trauma care; Study Hotel will break ground this spring; Jewel-Osco has opened in Woodlawn.


March 12, 2019

Soul Food Restaurant Opens on 53rd

The Soul Shack offers classic soul food including jerk chicken and fried green tomatoes.


March 11, 2019

Willie Cochran to Plead Guilty and Resign; Eric Swalwell Teases Possible Presidential Run | Newsletter for March 7

20th Ward Alderman Willie Cochran will plead guilty after all, and plans to resign on March 17.


March 7, 2019

UCPU 'What is Socialism'

Left to right: New Yorker staff writer Osita Nwanevu (A.B. ‘15, M.P.P. ‘16), Jacobin editor Micah Uetricht, and Marianela D'Aprile, an organizer with the Democratic Socialists of America.


March 6, 2019

Left-Wing Journalists Discuss Socialism's Future, Goals, and Rising Popularity

New Yorker staff writer Osita Nwanevu joined Democratic Socialists Micah Uetricht and Marianela D’Aprile to discuss the meaning and future of socialism.


March 5, 2019

Sanders Rallies at Navy Pier; Trump’s Free Speech Order; More Openings and Closings on 53rd | Newsletter for March 4

Bernie Sanders (A.B. '64) spoke to an audience of more than 12,000 about his time as a young activist in Chicago.


March 4, 2019

UC Med Hit Maximum Capacity, Placed on ‘Internal Disaster’ Status for Over 24 Hours

Some adults were relocated to Comer Children’s Hospital as the medical center spent over 24 hours on Wednesday and Thursday operating at maximum capacity.


February 28, 2019

2019 Chicago City Elections Results

The Maroon breaks down how Chicagoans voted.


February 27, 2019

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.


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.


February 26, 2019