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Richard Chess
Executive Editor
[email protected] | Richard Chess (20C) is from Seattle. He served previously as assistant news editor and news editor, covering issues related to the city of Atlanta and broke the news that the Migos scandal cost Emory $37,500. For his coverage of the Migos booking scam, he was selected as a finalist for the Society of Professional Journalist in the Breaking News Reporting category in the 2017 Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards. Chess also earned first place in the 2017 Georgia College Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in the category Best News Article Based on Investigative Reporting. Last summer, he interned for Heritage Wealth Advisors, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Last year, he served as president of Complex Hall Council.

Emory’s Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) chapter faces sanctions after an investigation uncovered violations of the school’s anti-hazing policy and the alcohol and drug abuse policy. The chapter lost their on-campus ...

UPDATE (7/7/17 at 4:58 p.m.): EPD has reclassified the Migos concert booking incident as a criminal investigation effective July 7, according to Captain Cheryl Elliott. EPD officer Ed Shoemaker said ...

Invited by student group Emory College Republicans, five Republican Congressional candidates for the sixth district of Georgia debated at Emory Thursday night before the April 18 special election. The candidates ...

Rapper Ty Dolla Sign served as a last-minute replacement headliner for the April 7 Dooley’s Ball concert following the discovery that previously announced headliner Migos had been booked through a ...

Dean Committee Narrows Down Finalists EMORY – The search advisory committee for the dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, co-chaired by Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks and Winship ...

Emory’s admission rate fell this year from 25.3 percent last year to 21.8 percent this year, according to Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admission John Latting. Of ...

Following Emory’s Student Programming Council (SPC)’s announcement that Atlanta-based hip-hop trio Migos will headline Dooley’s Week 2017, the more than 30 students that The Emory Wheel interviewed expressed widespread support ...

DeKalb County Historic Preservation Commission voted Feb. 13 to defer its ruling on whether Atlanta-based real estate investment company Minerva can build a new condominium on Old Briarcliff Road. The ...

Emory Protects Transgender Rights EMORY — In a Feb. 25 all-Emory email, Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Stuart Zola and Vice Provost of Equity and Inclusion Lynell Cadray stated ...