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What’s in My Bag?

October 28, 2015

In this feature, we at The Thrill explore what different students of different majors carry around in their everyday life. Today’s post features English, Spanish Lit, Sociology, oh my!


Maya Street-Sachs ’17: Sociology major

What’s in Maya’s bag?

  • mints
  • a single dollar
  • a single penny
  • FOUR, count ’em, four types of chapstick
  • hand cream
  • headphones
  • Emergen-C

  • a book on John Locke
  • a book on Marxism
  • four notebooks
  • three folders
  • water
  • phone charger
  • a lanyard with keys
  • sunglasses
  • a mini diary


Ian Round ’16: Spanish Lit Major

What’s in Ian’s bag?

  • a nalgene
  • lots of loose papers from advanced creative nonfiction classes
  • “Slouching towards Bethlehem” by Joan Didion
  • An anthology of Chicano short stories
  • “Sacred Iconographies in Chicana Cultural Productions” by Professor Clara Románodio
  • A textbook for his AT class


Tori Hoover ’16: English major

What’s in Tori’s bag?

  • 2 spiral notebooks
  • 2 lab notebooks
  • 1 folder
  • scissors
  • 1 highlighter
  • mechanical pencil
  • “Beginning Theory” by Peter Barry
  • “The Sound and the Fury” by Faulkner
  • “The Best Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoyevsky” (in translation)
  • “Absalom, Absalom!”by Faulkner

must be noted: she says her back hurts


Caroline Borders ’16: Anthropology major

What’s in Caroline’s bag?

  • Comps book on archeologies of colonialism
  • a small and bruised apple
  • Two french literature textbooks
  • “Archaeologies of Colonialism” textbook
  • Anthropology theory textbook
  • toilet paper
  • many tissues
  • cocoa butter
  • Maryland ID
  • loose mail
  • Chamber Singers binder
  • One book on Famadihana and Christianity
  • Dove ~fresh~ deodorant
  • one-act script
  • two notebooks
  • a blue pen and a black pen


Derek Foret ’17: Math major

What’s in Derek’s bag?

  • Glasses cleaner
  • film canister
  • random debris
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • power bank
  • glasses case
  • earphones
  • a letter from a friend
  • Scripts
  • CD’s to give out
  • pocket constitution
  • Shakespearean insult band-aids
  • antibiotic cream
  • laptop charger
  • playing cards
  • cough drops
  • check book
  • Boring math textbooks- his words, not ours!
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