Matthew Lee

News Editor


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


February 20, 2020