In the ’80s, students covered their textbooks inn paper grocery bags, then adorned them with marker — bands, friends. Stickers on tech have taken over, but the self-expression is the same. Similar interests are also sparks for striking up conversation and making friends.
Sophomore political science major Ellie Bain studies has clusters of stickers on her laptop — of wooden spoons and a whisk, which show her love of baking. Beside them are images of The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” and Jim Halpert and Dwight Schrute from the TV show “The Office,” boasting that it has been “6 days since our last nonsense.”
Isabel Keane ’19 highlights some of the laptops she has seen on campus: