Richard Chess

Former Executive Editor | Richard Chess (20C) served as the Wheel's executive editor from March 2018 to August 2019. He also held various other positions at the Wheel including as news editor and senior editor. As news editor, Richard covered issues related to the city of Atlanta and reported that the 2016 Migos scandal cost Emory $37,500. Richard has received numerous collegiate journalism awards for his investigative and objective news coverage, including an SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in 2019.

BSA Activities, Finances Halted Over Anonymous Complaints

College Council (CC) temporarily stopped Black Student Alliance (BSA) operational activities and is intervening in the organization’s Spring 2019 elections following several anonymous complaints to CC about electoral and financial misconduct. CC President Jacob Hicks (18Ox, 20C) declined an interview, directing the Wheel to Vice President of Communications Albert Zhang (22C). Zhang wrote in an [...]

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Students Outraged Over Mock Eviction Notices

Nicole Sadek/Editor-in-Chief Emory’s Office of Student Conduct is conducting an investigation after many students found mock eviction notices posted to their doors on Tuesday morning. The mock eviction notices were distributed by Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) during its Israel Apartheid Week as a protest against Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Israel [...]

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AEPi Suspended for at Least Two Years for Hazing

AEPi will be removed from its home at 17 Eagle Row./Ayushi Agarwal, Photo Editor The national headquarters of Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) has shut down Emory’s chapter for at least two years for violating the anti-hazing policy, according to a Tuesday University statement to the Wheel. The fraternity will be removed from its home at [...]

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Additional Swimmers Qualify for NCAAs

The Emory men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished in fourth and fifth place, respectively, at the Midwest Invitational held from Feb. 22 to 23 at the University of Chicago. The invitational served as a last-chance opportunity for some swimmers to qualify for the NCAA Championships held on March 20 to 23 in Greensboro, [...]

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SGA Votes to Impeach Dwight Ma

Former SGA President Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C) 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 least seven hours and consisted of six witness presentations, including ones from [...]

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