Matthew Lee

News Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

UChicago Plans to Distribute Masks, Thermometers to Students Ahead of Fall Quarter

On-campus students will get their masks and thermometer in a welcome package distributed to dorms; off-campus students will collect theirs outside Mandel Hall at designated times.

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September 17, 2020

Weeklong #CareNotCops Occupation Ends with Block Party, Police Confrontations

Police confrontations and a block party followed the week-long occupation of the space surrounding Provost Ka Yee Lee’s home where protestors slept, ate, held meetings, and socialized.

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September 9, 2020

#CareNotCops Stage Multi-Day Occupation Outside Provost Lee’s Home; Lee Rejects Demand to Abolish UCPD

In a statement released Tuesday, Provost Lee said “the actions that are currently taking place on my doorstep go beyond any civil bounds.”

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September 1, 2020

President Zimmer to step down after 2020-21 school year, transition into new role as Chancellor

The Board of Trustees will establish a committee to search for Zimmer’s successor, to serve from July 1, 2021 on.

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August 22, 2020

Elevate Slate V.P.s End Campaign Over Sexual-Misconduct Allegations

Elevate Slate vice presidential candidates Terri Smith and Sofia Barnett said they ended the campaign after learning of allegations of sexual misconduct against the slate’s presidential candidate.

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May 4, 2020

Charles Thomas Released From Jail

Former UChicago student Charles Thomas was released from Cook County Jail after a judge allowed his parents to post bail.

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April 17, 2020

Charles Thomas Denied Bond Release Despite Falling Ill With COVID-19 Symptoms

Thomas, who was shot by UCPD during a mental health episode in Spring 2018, was denied bond release at a hearing triggered by his development of COVID-19 symptoms.

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April 5, 2020

UCMC Patient Tests Negative for COVID-19; Hong Kong Study Abroad Relocated | Newsletter for March 4

In the March 4th, 2020 newsletter, a patient at UCMC tests negative for coronavirus.

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March 4, 2020

New Solar Telescope; UoC Students Discuss Cultural Centers | Newsletter for February 24

In today's newsletter, a new solar telescope and UoC students discuss cultural centers.

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February 24, 2020

New Wellness Center Ahead of Schedule; Veteran Undergrads Share Their Story | Newsletter for February 20

2/20/20 newsletter discusses veteran students and Charles Thomas.

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February 20, 2020