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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.

Two restaurants are scheduled to open in Emory Village early next year. Wagaya, a Japanese restaurant, will open at 1579 N. Decatur Road, in the former site of Dankbaar Taco. ...

William Shakespeare’s First Folio, the first published collection of his plays, has joined the Second, Third and Fourth Folios at Emory. The Michael C. Carlos Museum opened the exhibition “The ...

Blood samples from the four Ebola-infected patients treated at Emory in 2014 have provided scientists with new findings about the incurable virus, according to Carl Davis, a research fellow at ...

A monkey died last winter at Emory University’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center, marking the third primate death at Yerkes after which animal rights group Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN) ...

Black rights activist Elaine Brown visited Emory last Thursday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party, a revolutionary political party active primarily in the ‘60s and ‘70s. ...

Rus Drew, police chief of Columbus State University (CSU) (Ga.), will become Emory’s new police chief Tuesday, Nov. 1. Drew comes to Emory after more than 30 years of working ...

UPDATE (9/13 at 12:03 a.m.): This story has been updated to reflect information from a Sept. 13 Emory University press release. Emory returned to a No. 20 spot after two ...

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library announced Aug. 22 that it will digitize all archived copies of The Emory Wheel dating back to 1919, according to ...