Education: It's Dark...

For neckers, the rolling, spacious (1,900-acre) campus of the University of Wisconsin has always offered a goodly choice for a few hours on the Old Ox Road. Some couples, as the old song records, go up to Observatory Hill,* some to the shore of Lake Mendota; others just scatter. Last week Professor Howard Gill of the sociology department suggested that this phase of campus mores could stand a bit of organizing.

What the university needed, said he, was a traditional Lovers' LaneĀ—a well-supervised Romance Road, lined with benches for convenience and street lamps for decorum. Some students wanted to know just how...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!