Matthew Lee

News Editor


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

Maroon Talks to Student Counseling Head; Midway Review Returns | Newsletter for February 18

In 2/18 newsletter, Maroon Talks to Student Counseling Head; Midway Review Returns | Newsletter for February 18


February 18, 2020

Free Menstrual Cups for UoC Students; 4th Year Student Becomes a Cyborg | Newsletter for February 13

In this week's newsletter: free menstrual cups will soon be provided in the Reg as the result of a partnership between the Health and Wellness Student Committee of Student Government, and DivaCup, a manufacturer of feminine hygiene products.


February 13, 2020

City Relases OPC Ordinance; Maroon Elects New Leaders | Newsletter for February 11

In this week's newsletter: the city released a new ordinance on preserving affordablle housing in Woodlawn.


February 10, 2020

UChicago Democrats Gear Up for 2020; Geophysicist Examines ‘Presolar’ Stardust | Newsletter for January 16

UC Dems will send students to the Iowa caucuses, but won't endorse a candidate until the general election.


January 15, 2020