5:07 PM, November 3rd, 2011


Sexual Obstructionism on Campus, 1967-Style!

Coeds at the University of Illinois are forbidden to wear long trench coats when necking with dates.  Reason: one legendary lass was once caught necking wearing her trench coat and nothing else…Keep reading here

Newsweek  May 8, 1967

Another gem:

Illinois also has a “three foot rule”: this requires couples to keep three of their collective four feet on the floor at all times in dorm room lounges—a restriction which, says a former student editor, “does not make for better morals, only more convoluted romantic gymnastics.”

Reblogged from Newsweek Archivist
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