Editors of The Emory Wheel

Editor-in-Chief
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 and Pi Sigma Alpha; and enjoys snorkeling. She has interned at USA TODAY's copy desk and HuffPost's breaking news team.
Executive Editor
Richard Chess (20C) is from Seattle. He previously served 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 Journalists 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.
Managing Editor
Alisha Compton (19C) is from Chantilly, Va., majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and English, with a concentration in creative non-fiction. She most recently served as Emory life editor. Her interests include sunflowers, Gamma Phi Beta and chai lattes.
Managing Editor
Niraj Naik (20B) is from Twinsburg, Ohio, and plans to major in business administration and political science. His areas of interest include the opioid epidemic, immigration policy and formal analysis of Atlanta’s best tacos.
News Editor
Christina Yan (21C) is from Monmouth Junction, N.J., planning to major in economics and political science. Outside of the Wheel, Christina serves as a member of the marketing team for Emory China Care.
Copy Editor
Leigh Schlecht is a College junior from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 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 Rose Library and as a teaching assistant for IDEAS sidecar course “Identity Stories in English and Spanish.” She enjoys cooking and audio engineering, and is training for a half-marathon in April.
Copy 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 urban planning. Bethany is a hot sauce enthusiast and enjoys braiding hair in her spare time.
Opinion Editor
Madeline Lutwyche (20C) is from Baltimore, Md., majoring in mathematics. She joined the Wheel’s Editorial Board in Fall 2016. She is a member of the women’s swimming and diving team and a sister of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.
Opinion Editor
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.
Emory Life Editor
Seungeun (Sage) Cho (20C) is from San Diego, majoring in English and creative writing with a concentration in fiction and minoring in East Asian studies. Sage enjoys literary and critical theory and listening to music and nature sounds.
Sports Editor
Annie Uichanco (20C) from Tampa, Fla., majoring in music composition and mathematics. In addition to the Wheel, she is a coxswain for Emory Crew, a soprano 1 in the University Chorus and a true lefty. She covers sports and also writes for arts & entertainment.
Multimedia Editor
Madison Bober (21C) is from Hollywood, Fla., and plans to double major in political science and women’s gender and sexuality studies. In addition to the Wheel, Madison serves on the Women’s Leadership Board at the Center for Women at Emory. She also drinks immense amounts of hot chocolate.
Photo Editor
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.
Associate Editor
Devin Bog (20C) is from Fremont, California. When he's not at the Wheel, Devin can be found singing with the University Chorus, working on Complex Hall Council or watching way too much of The West Wing alone in his room. He enjoys all sorts of music and is a proud member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Bog previously served as arts & entertainment editor.
Associate Editor
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)

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