Risa Zwerling

Wrightonpalooza to celebrate the Wrightons one last time

In advance of Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement, effective June 1, Washington University will hold an event to celebrate the leadership and change he and his wife, Risa Zwerling Wrighton, have brought to Wash. U. over the last 24 years.

Isabella Neubauer | Senior Cadenza Editor

Gun violence initiative unsure of ramifications, politicized mission

On Tuesday, April 21, Washington University will be hosting the first of a year-long series of panels dealing with the issue of gun violence.

| Staff Reporter

Wash. U. to debut events focusing on gun violence prevention, awareness

Washington University will soon kick off a year of events focused on using the University’s resources for the advancement of gun legislation and gun violence prevention and awareness, according to Risa Zwerling Wrighton, wife of the chancellor and academic advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences.

| News Editor

‘Real Housewives of St. Louis’ an absolutely unmitigated disaster of a spinoff

Bravo, the network known for Top Chef and for being gayer than LOGO, recently premiered the pilot of their latest “Real Housewives” spinoff this past Wednesday, set in our very own home city of St. Louis. And if the pilot was any indication, this could be the trashiest edition of “Real Housewives” yet.

Gay Alicia Florrick | XOXO Gossip Girl

Dog gets new ‘leash’ on life with Wrightons

Over the past month, Chancellor Mark Wrighton and his wife Risa Zwerling have enjoyed the company of Dodger, a six-month-old puppy they have been fostering. Wrighton and Zwerling were connected to Dodger through the Open Door Animal Sanctuary.

Kimberly Henrickson | Contributing Reporter

Risa Zwerling Wrighton

To understand how dynamic a person Mrs. Wrighton is, one only has to look back on her careers. Mrs. Wrighton helps students get acquainted with both the city and Wash. U. through the program she started, Home Plate.

| Scene Reporter

Hillel, Jewish students partner with faculty for High Holidays

Correction appended below. With the Jewish New Year only 16 days away, the staff at the St. Louis Hillel at Washington University, and involved students, are finalizing plans for High Holiday services with an additional focus in mind this time—the greater involvement of faculty in service events. As in the past, students will have the […]

| Senior News Editor

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