The bandwagon phenomenon that defines our culture today has led to new connections and discoveries and the new trends that pop up everyday can persuade people to step out of their comfort zone. However, joining every bandwagon or trend that rolls along can dissuade people from taking initiative and finding independence. The hot topics today will probably be something completely different tomorrow so although it’s fun to keep up with the latest trends, enjoying something at your own pace definitely has its perks.
Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become so popular that everyone is on their phone looking at these social media sites multiple times a day. This also includes students and the younger generation who is borderline obsessed or addicted to such social media sites. It is undoubtable that social media has changed the way younger generation interact and communicate but whether it’s for better or for worse, is yet to be determined.
A special needs student at West Ranch High School in the Santa Clarita Valley was assaulted in school. Students were outraged by the event and took to social media to ensure that justice is brought to the perpetrators. The instigator of the fight has been arrested but events like this reminds us that violence is never the answer.
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