Lee Harris

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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.


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.


April 8, 2019

Admissions Rate Dropped; Catch Up on City Runoff Races | Newsletter for April 1

The admissions rate for the Class of 2023 is 5.9 percent, down from last year's 7.2 percent; runoff elections are happening Tuesday.


April 1, 2019

The acceptance rate for UChicago's Class of 2023 reached an all-time low of 5.9 percent, Dean of Admissions Jim Nondorf told admitted students at reception held at Credit Suisse in New York on March 30.


April 1, 2019

Exascale Supercomputer Coming to Argonne; Chance Endorses Preckwinkle; Cochran Pleads Guilty | Newsletter for March 28

The first exascale supercomputer in the United States will be built at Argonne National Laboratory; Chance the Rapper last week endorsed Preckwinkle.


March 28, 2019

City Council Approves Police Academy; Law School Affinity Groups Boycott Admitted Students Weekend | Newsletter for March 14

More: Confidential data breach at the Law School; Assistant U.S. Attorney Leslie Wright (J.D. ’11) is a lead prosecutor in “Operation Varsity Blues;” Fourth Ward Alderman Sophia King sits down with The Maroon to discuss her job.


March 14, 2019

Confidential Data on Law School Applicants Circulated by Senior Admissions Rep

A member of the admissions team inadvertently included an attachment with “sensitive information” on this year’s LLM applicants, a University spokesperson said.


March 13, 2019

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