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The Recent Gillette Ad Is What We Needed

The Recent Gillette Ad Is What We Needed

Rasheeda Campbell, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

This ad and the way it addresses toxic masculinity is what I have been looking for in advertisements for a while now. Even though this commercial is geared toward men, I think that women can learn from it as well. This commercial advocates for men to do better by respecting women, treating their children ...

The Power Behind an Ad

The Power Behind an Ad

Christa Calabretta, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Although this new concept of asking men to seriously consider the consequences of their actions is being interpreted as emasculating them, I think that the Gillette ad was a brave step to address the issue of hyper-masculinity. In today’s society, young men are under pressure to portray themselves ...

The Power Behind an Ad

The Power Behind an Ad

Jill Ortiz, Chief Copy Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As a woman, I feel that this advertisement is what millions of men needed to see. Men need to be reminded of what masculinity is not. Those that felt attacked by a commercial that demonstrates that bullying, catcalling and harassment among other things are wrong, fail to realize that they believe th...

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