First and most important, just like everybody else, college students need to communicate with the outside world too. Many students will use the cellphone to communicate with family and friends. A good example is with international students. They are far away from their loved ones and the only easy way they can be in touch is by phone. Another example is of students that run their own businesses; they too will want to be reached by their clients by phone, so banning cellphones in college campuses will have a negative effect on how students communicate with their loved ones and business partners.
As long as students use cellphones for educational purposes, then they shouldn't be banned in schools. Today, cellphones come with applications like that of a computer. They have a calculator and some, Internet. With such helpful applications, students can be able to use their cellphones to do some research while in class. For example, if a student does not have a computer to access the school website, or receive course updates from the lecturer, he/she can use a cellphone to do his class work, so banning them from the college campus will not help students who use their cellphones as personal computers.
Lastly, another reason why these gadgets should not be banned from colleges is that they can be used for safety... [continues]
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