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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.

Rosa Tarbutton Sumter (89C) is the newest member of the Emory University Board of Trustees, according to a July 2 University press release. Sumter has served on the Emory College ...

T Cooper Joins Emory’s Creative Writing Program American novelist T Cooper has joined Emory’s Creative Writing Program, according to a May 22 email from Academic Program Coordinator Paula Vitaris to ...

Student Government Association (SGA) President Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C) vetoed the government’s administrative budget, which was passed by the previous legislature and signed by former SGA President Gurbani Singh (18B), ...

Mehul Bhagat (18C) was selected as the 2018 class orator for the May 14 Emory College of Arts and Sciences diploma ceremony and Wei Wei Chen (18C) will receive the ...

The second legislature of the Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA) convened on Monday to permit an exemption for Emory Club Sports to remain a University-wide Organization (UWO) through Fall 2018 ...

Although the Student Government Association (SGA) Spring elections normally go off without a hitch, this year’s races were riddled with an unprecedented amount of controversy. The SGA presidential election, which ...

Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C) and Mario Karras (17Ox, 19B) were acquitted of all electoral misconduct charges in 5-0 decisions by the Elections Board on Friday, according to Chair of the ...

The second legislature of the Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA) convened on March 19 to fund the Taste of Africa event and discuss a potential “spring fling” for all graduate ...

UPDATE (4/3/18 at 11:04 a.m.): The Elections Board has cleared all charges against Ma and Karras. Read about the Board’s decision here.  Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C), who is running for ...