Leena El-Sadek


Farewell, UChicago

Law student columnist reflects on activism and identity.


June 2, 2020

We Need To Slow Down

Under crisis circumstances, prioritizing reflection and gentleness can be a life-or-death matter.


April 28, 2020

Who Makes the Syllabus, and Who Makes It on the Syllabus?

Black History Month should inspire us to reflect on how race is addressed in our classrooms.


February 26, 2020

Uncanny Perseverance: Sarah Gad for Congress

Given her inspiring experiences and determination, law student Sarah Gad is a congressional candidate worth fighting for.


January 13, 2020

The Case to Step Away from Law (And Maybe Law School)

A law student reflects on her visit to Mamie Till’s home.


November 5, 2019

The Maroon's Mistake

UChicago newspaper staff made the wrong call by not publishing an article about the persecution of Uyghur Muslims.


July 5, 2019

Lessons From a Life Under Occupation

Witnessing Palestinian resistance first-hand is an invaluable learning opportunity— one that cannot be matched in the lecture hall.


April 22, 2019

A World of Difference

Americans have a tendency to conceptualize national achievements as progress for the whole world. But this narrative obscures how behind the rest of the world America can be with regard to social issues.


March 2, 2019

Sharing the Work of Diversity

Diversity initiatives should not just be the responsibility of the diverse.


February 18, 2019