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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.

The Emory Police Department (EPD) criminal investigation into the Dooley’s Week 2017 concert booking scam has been turned over to federal investigators, according to EPD Sgt. Alex Mawson. The Wheel ...

The Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA) Executive Board called on the Board of Trustees to speak against the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in a letter sent Wednesday evening. ...

A.J. Burgess has received a vital kidney transplant about two months after its controversial delay, according to family attorney Mawuli Davis. The kidney of a recently deceased anonymous organ donor ...

Emory Healthcare has apologized for “a breakdown in communication” with the family of A.J. Burgess, 2, whose kidney transplant has been delayed by Emory University Hospital (EUH). The apology followed ...

An Emory security and fire report released Sept. 29 reveals a significant decrease in drug and liquor law violation disciplinary referrals in 2016. Emory released the 2017 Annual Security Report, ...

Three individuals attempting to open and steal from cars in Oxford College’s Haygood Hall parking lot triggered a “shelter in place” alert early Wednesday morning, according to an Emory Police ...

Emory is expected to be annexed into Atlanta after a settlement was reached between DeKalb County and Atlanta, resolving objections from the county that delayed the annexation process. The settlement ...

When a national headquarters investigation into Emory’s chapter of Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) began, members were presented with two options: relinquish membership or undergo a membership review, according to ...

An internet outage this past weekend caused widespread connectivity issues for users on Emory Wi-Fi networks, including EmoryUnplugged and EmoryGuest. The issues began early Friday, Sept. 8, and continued for ...