Students to Van Pelt: The Most Pointless And Frustrating Rule Ever

I chuckled to myself when I saw this new group formed on Facebook: “dear van pelt- if you aren’t going to look inside, DONT MAKE ME OPEN MY BAG”:

“When you are trying to leave van pelt and have gotten all packed up, juggling a bag full of books, it is BEYOND FRUSTRATING to take it off your shoulder and open it and then try to close it again as you are walking out, things falling out all over the place and a line building up behind you. And yet the security makes the smallest effort to peer over the desk and tell you to keep going without actually looking at a single thing in your bag. if they aren’t going to look WHY DO WE HAVE TO OPEN IT! This is an ode to the most pointless and frustrating rule ever.”

I’m sure this dreaded requirement has been around for decades! I remember how irritated I’d get for having to do this. Do any of you have any funny stories related to this? Comment below!

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