Education: Of Dates & Drags

Two Dartmouth seniors saw an opportunity. They had seen girl after distressed girl come up for a Dartmouth weekend with the wrong clothes, the wrong expectations, the wrong attitude. William B. Jones and Richard H. O'Riley thought they could improve that situation, if anybody could. They had already written a men's guide to women's colleges, For Men Lonely (TIME, Nov. 17, 1947). Last week they published a sequel: Weekend, A Girl's Guide to' the College Weekend (Houghton Mifflin; $1.50).

The weekend world that its authors discuss is bounded on the north by Hanover, N.H., on the west by Ithaca, N.Y. and on...

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