Richard Chess

Senior Editor | [email protected] | Richard Chess (20C) is from Seattle. He served previously at the Wheel as executive editor and news editor, covering issues related to the city of Atlanta and broke the news that the Migos scandal cost Emory $37,500. Richard has received numerous collegiate journalism awards for his investigative and breaking news coverage, including an SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in 2019. Richard has combined his passions for journalism and business by working for Mira Insight, a startup that aims to better connect PR professionals with journalists, and by founding a copy editing service company in 2018. Previously, he interned for Heritage Wealth Advisors, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services.

SGA Votes to Impeach Dwight Ma

Student Government Association (SGA) President Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C) was impeached and removed from office early Friday in a 10-4 vote. An SGA email said Ma had exercised “abuse of power.” The closed-door hearing lasted at...

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