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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 national headquarters of Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) has placed Emory’s chapter on probation and ceased all chapter activity, according to a Sept. 1 statement sent to the Wheel ...

Student Governance Services (SGS) is no longer allowing deposit payments to vendors following the phony Migos concert booking that cost Emory $37,500, according to SGA adviser Lisa Loveall. “We don’t ...

Emory’s Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta) chapter will not have housing in Sorority Village for the 2017-2018 academic year, although it is in good standing with the University, according to Director ...

Emory’s Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) chapter faces sanctions after an investigation uncovered violations of the school’s anti-hazing policy and the alcohol and drug abuse policy. The chapter lost their on-campus ...

UPDATE (7/7/17 at 4:58 p.m.): EPD has reclassified the Migos concert booking incident as a criminal investigation effective July 7, according to Captain Cheryl Elliott. EPD officer Ed Shoemaker said ...

Invited by student group Emory College Republicans, five Republican Congressional candidates for the sixth district of Georgia debated at Emory Thursday night before the April 18 special election. The candidates ...

Rapper Ty Dolla Sign served as a last-minute replacement headliner for the April 7 Dooley’s Ball concert following the discovery that previously announced headliner Migos had been booked through a ...

Dean Committee Narrows Down Finalists EMORY – The search advisory committee for the dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, co-chaired by Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks and Winship ...

Emory’s admission rate fell this year from 25.3 percent last year to 21.8 percent this year, according to Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admission John Latting. Of ...