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Editorial: Social media companies, not users, are at fault for social media addiction

Editorial: Social media companies, not users, are at fault for social media addiction

Faith Rice, Lance Opinion Editor

October 11, 2019

Social media has had a common presence in our lives, and while it can be fun to occasionally scroll through apps like Instagram or Twitter, it can also be dangerous. According to addictioncenter.com, five to ten percent of Americans fit the criteria for social media addiction. With social media becoming so p...

Nude Culture: The Dangers of Sending Intimate Photos

Nude Culture: The Dangers of Sending Intimate Photos

Ella Kirkpatrick and Charlotte MIller

October 11, 2019

Sending nudes, pictures of genitals or a naked body, has become increasingly popular with the rise of social media for teens across the country. Although here at Westside, many students said they feel as though nudes have become common practice among high schoolers. Healthy living instructor Brody Schmaderer s...

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