‘Playful, fun and kind of dangerous’

Before the umbrellas and flying toast, before the fan rituals and midnight screenings, before “picture” elbowed its way into the title, “Rocky Horror” was simply a show. Beginning Oct. 19, the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present a new production of “The Rocky Horror Show” in Washington University’s Edison Theatre.
Mexican immigrants to the United States, such as these farmworkers, are assumed by many White Americans to be in the country illegally, regardless of their documentation.

White Americans see many immigrants as ‘illegal’ until proven otherwise, survey finds

Fueled by political rhetoric about dangerous criminal immigrants, many white Americans assume low-status immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador, Syria, Somalia and other countries President Donald Trump labeled “shithole” nations have no legal right to be in the United States, new research in the journal American Sociological Review suggests.
Parnell's mustached bat

Time travel with bat guano

A favorite Halloween symbol leaves behind clues to what a tropical landscape looked like thousands of years ago. With support from the Living Earth Collaborative, postdoctoral scholar Rachel Reid of Arts & Sciences digs in.
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