Michelle Lou (19C) is from Irvine, Calif., majoring in political science. She previously served as copy chief, news editor and executive editor. She won first place in the 2017 Georgia College Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in the category Best News Article Based on Investigative Reporting for her coverage of the Spring 2017 student government elections. Outside of the Wheel, she is an undergraduate research fellow at Emory’s Center for Law and Social Science; a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha; and enjoys snorkeling. She has interned at USA TODAY's copy desk and HuffPost's breaking news team.
Richard Chess (20C) is from Seattle. He served previously at the Wheel as news editor and assistant news editor, covering issues related to the city of Atlanta and broke the news that the Migos scandal cost Emory $37,500. Richard founded Fast Copyediting and Proofreading, an editing service company that connects skilled editors with writers. Previously, he interned for Heritage Wealth Advisors, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services. He enjoys watching the Seattle Mariners lose.
Alisha Compton (19C) is from Chantilly, Va., majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and English, with a concentration in creative nonfiction. She previously served as Emory life editor. In addition to the Wheel, she is is an undergraduate research assistant at the Grady Trauma Project, a member of the Survivor Anthology and a sister of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Leigh Schlecht (19C) is from Sheboygan, Wisc., majoring in comparative literature and interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in art and social change. Intending to pursue a career in publishing, Leigh is assistant to an editor at the Academy of Management Journal and assistant to Winship Distinguished Research Professor Sarah McPhee, who is writing a biography on Giovanni Battista Falda. In addition to her literary pursuits, Leigh works as an assistant at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library and as a freelance editor.
Bethany Greene (20C) is from Spartanburg, S.C., but was raised in the small Caribbean island of St. Kitts. She is an economics major and plans to pursue a career in architecture. In addition to the Wheel Bethany also serves on the Emory Center for Women Praxis Student Leadership Board.
Isaiah Sirois (19C) is from Nashua, N.H., majoring in history. He serves on the Wheel’s Editorial Board. When away from the Wheel, he teaches and designs curriculum for the Atlanta Urban Debate League. He is a Franklin Junto Fellow in the Program in Democracy and Citizenship and a member of Phi Alpha Theta. On weekends, he can be found obsessing over NASCAR and the Baltimore Ravens.
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Jesse Weiner (21C) is from Ambler, Pa., and plans to major in something someday. In addition to the Wheel, he is a trip leader for Outdoor Emory and the social programming chair for Complex Hall. He spends his free time watching movies and debating their merits with the Wheel's film critic, challenging others to games of ping pong and updating his country music playlist.
Assistant Sports Editor
Ryan Callahan (22C) is from Richboro, Pa., majoring in Philosophy of Politics and Law. In addition to the Wheel, he is the RHA President for Harris Hall FYE and a Freshman Representative on the Pre-Law Society Executive Board. He also spends his free time loudly cheering for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Madison Bober (21C) is from Hollywood, Fla., majoring in political science and minoring in women’s gender and sexuality studies. In addition to the Wheel, she is an undergraduate research fellow at Emory’s Center for Law and Social Science, a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and Delta Delta Delta.
Ayushi Agarwal (21C) is from Mumbai, India and intends to major in Psychology. Apart from the Wheel, she spends time volunteering, watching Bollywood movies and running after dogs.
Aditya Prakash (20C) is from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, pursuing a double major in neuroscience and behavioral biology and philosophy. He enjoys playing 16-bit indie games and arguing for his pronunciation of the word schedule. He half-jokingly aims to one day join The Onion or Clickhole, but until then he will continue to serve the Wheel.
Studying abroad: Nicole Sadek (Managing editor), Alex Klugerman (News editor), Brian Taggett (Associate editor)