Photo gallery Winter’s white encroaches on autumn gold

October 30, 2019

The autumn leaves on campus were still in their full golden glory when the season’s first snowfall came on Oct. 29. Students bundled in their winter coats enjoyed a beautiful landscape of golden leaves covered with white snow.

Photo: Snow drips off golden leaves.

A heavy wet snow – the first of the season – coats golden tree leaves on Bascom Hill. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Music hall framed by snow-colored branches.

Music Hall looks resplendent amid the snow-covered trees. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: The Capitol dome framed by snow covered branches.

Snowy branches frame a view of the Wisconsin State Capitol's dome. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Snow drips off branches.

The first snow fell before most leaves dropped from the trees, as winter encroached on autumn. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Two women huddle around a cellphone in the snow.

Two women stop to take a selfie as a heavy wet snow coats Bascom Hill. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: A woman walks across a snow-laden path, with Bascom Hall behind her.

A woman walks in front of Bascom Hall after the early season snowstorm. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Pedestrians walk and ride skateboards in the snowy landscape.

Pedestrians — on foot and longboard -- walk along Observatory Drive on the snowy morning. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: The sun streams through tree foliage, lighting up the white snow.

Pedestrians walk past tree foliage and patches of melting snow on Bascom Hill. Photo by: Jeff Miller

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