Internet addiction has become a serious issue in society today because it causes people to neglect work, social relationships, and, in some cases it could alters one’s health. A large portion of Americans are involved with social-networking websites and this can also lead to a very serious addiction. “The average teen chooses to spend an average of 16.7 hours a week reading and writing online”(Goldwasser 239). By focusing on how much reading and writing a teen does on the computer, Goldwasser overlooks the deeper problem of whether or not this type of reading and writing is educational. Teenagers spend too much time on social networking websites and this trend can eventually make matters worse.
To start my speech I have a few questions for the class, “How many of you have cell phones?” “How many would say they couldn’t go a full day without having their cell phone?” According to a NY Daily News article by Meena Duerson, “84 percent of people surveyed in a new TIME Mobility Poll said they couldn’t go a single day without their mobile device in hand.” The importance behind this speech is to inform you guys of the negative effects cell phones has on our society. Cell phones have become an addiction to many people, it has taken away interpersonal conversations, and it has a negative impact on students in class. First, According to a Huffington Post By author Amanda L. Chan “anyone who 's spent enough time on a cell phone can likely attest
One minute a student mindlessly checks out their friends spring break photos. The next thing they know, Facebook has sucked away two hours of their life. Social networking sites are highly addictive and spending too much time on them jeopardizes their academic performance as well as their general well-being" (Barefoot 2). My classmate Whitney Wire stated that " I do think that Facebook can prevent students from academic success. They estimate that they are going to be on Facebook for thirty minutes, and that turns into hours, while in the mean time, their academics are not being completed resulting in failing grades"(Wire Interview).
In addition, as they spent every night of the week on computer, consequently, they get fail from the school. On the other hands, people who have trouble with their social life not only can they get worse but also can lead to seriousness psychological problems. As they more likely to meet their needs for companionship form the Internet the more they become escape from the reality and become personality disorder. It has met from the article “Internet addiction: genuine diagnosis or not?
Once she starts to drink, she does not care about Tim or Sam. So in this case, war caused her to drink and it killed half of her family, both of which ruined the Meeker family. One of war’s worst by-products is ruining families. Even though war affects families the most, there are still other bad effects on children and on towns. The second bad by-product of war is the effect on children.
College Students and Stress Today a college education can overload students with too many stressful situations. Not only does Stress overload today's college students, but it is also the leading cause of personality disorders. In her essay, Cathy Bell explains that major depressive disorder strikes 5-12% of men and 10-20% of women; half of these people will have more than one occurrence and 15% of them will commit suicide ("Depression for the young"). For instance, many depressives are first recognized and treated during their years in college. For a large amount of people, depression exposes itself because of traumatizing experiences, such as leaving home and/or academic stress.
The Dangers to Society of the Drug Ecstasy The drug Ecstasy is dangerous for not only our people, but also a menace to society. With my own experiences in college and people I am closely bonded to, or used to be, I have seen this highly used club drug invade our campuses of America by leaps and bounds. I can tell you more than one story about young college friends that had 4.0 GPAs and promising careers ahead and now have nothing because of this drug. I remember a doctor telling me that 12 years ago this drug was not even known of and now it seems every other day we are reading in the paper of overdoses or reports on the cerebral damage it does. The concern is very high about the use of this drug by young people and it very well should be as for the fact of it has a no win situation when this drug is used.
Process analysis Drug use is a very serious issue in the college world. Many kids fall victim to drugs in high school or in the early college years due to family problems, peer pressure, and stress. Even a short term use of drugs may lead to legal issues in which the college has the right to academically suspend the student. The road back requires countless hours of rehab, reputation redemption, and a great loss of self-value. The best way to prevent drugs is attending clubs and keeping yourself busy with activities Drugs aren’t a one-time deal once you let in they will consume the world living around you.
Therefore, social networking sites are bad for our society. Social Networking sites lead to decreased grades. As high school students we are presented with plethora distractions: talking, texting, eating, and watching television but none compare to the immense impact of social networks. Our brains are almost programmed to be able Bushnaq 2 to sit on for hours scrolling simultaneously through feeds and not get bored. Bsecure states that teachers consider that social networking sites a... ... middle of paper ... ... Jarvis, Tim.
During the last decades, college drinking, the toll binge drinking which is taking on college campuses. Highly publicized reports have raised public awareness about the high rates of heavy drinking among college students. Also, Wechsler, Nelson and Lee JE, experts of researching the phenomenon of college drinking, have concluded that binge drinking is the most serious public health problem facing US colleges. The State had a controversial discussion about steps that can be taken to take action against the binge drinking that has become part of the so-called College culture. Not only in the US, Many countries around the world have the same problem in college campuses.