Just how valuable are backpacks at MCTC?

City College News, the student paper of Minneapolis Community and Technical College, says it conducted a survey and found that the average student backpack contains more than $500 worth of stuff.

That’s … more than I can remember carrying in college.

Read the full story on campus security here.


  • Anonymous

    All I carried around 30 years ago were some notebooks and the occasional yogurt… But, I bet if I still had that Electric Light Orchestra sticker that adorned my backpack then, it would be WORTH $500 now!