Author Archive: Deborah Lubanga

Millennial Voices: Feminism

By DEBORAH LUBANGA We asked several millennials what  feminism means to them and this is what they had to say.  

 
 

5 Femvertising Companies Using Their Profits For Good

Photo credit - Always #LikeAGirl campaign

By DEBORAH LUBANGA For a long time feminism seemed like a “dirty word” that often evoked images of hairy, man-hating women.  But recently this negative stereotype has begun to fade.  In fact young celebrities, like Emma Watson and Lena Dunham, have made feminism seem “cool.”  And companies have found a […]

 
 

Marketing to Millennial Women: Simply add Feminism and Stir

Photo credit - Always

By DEBORAH LUBANGA In a brightly lit studio, director Lauren Greenfield asked several teens and young adults what it meant to act “like a girl.”  Doing the first thing that came to mind, a young woman flailed her legs and complained about messing up her hair as she ran “like […]

 
 

Victoria Finnegan

Victoria Finnegan

Victoria Finnegan endures the Long Island Railroad daily in her commute from her family home on Long Island to New York University in Manhattan. However, as the 22-year-old journalism and English major embarks on her senior year, she faces questions far greater than how to keep busy during the hour-long […]

 
 

Millennial Dating: Who Pays When Men and Women Go Out?

Millennial Dating: Who Pays When Men and Women Go Out?

By DEBORAH LUBANGA As midterm exams were just a week away, University of Georgia student, Austin Simmons, 19, wanted to have a little fun before studying consumed all of his free time. His girlfriend, Jacquelyn Harms, 19, had mentioned a craving for Outback Steakhouse, so he invited her out for […]

 
 

Carefree Black Girls Challenge Negative Stereotypes

Carefree Black Girls Challenge Negative Stereotypes

By DEBORAH LUBANGA Braided hair swings low and teased afros reach high in a certain corner of the Internet. Photos of young, African-American women of different shades, shapes, and sizes populate the social media landscape. Some women wear flower crowns as they pose in grassy fields. Others wrap colorful scarves […]