Author Archive: Sarah Skirmont

The Millenial and the Never Ending Pursuit of Happiness

The American Psychological Association reports that more college students and teenagers are  more stressed than their adult counterparts.

The Millenial and the Never Ending Pursuit of Happiness By: SARAH SKIRMONT It’s Sunday morning in midtown Manhattan. While some New Yorkers are just rising from their deep slumber, NYU student Deborah Lubanga is boarding the 4 train to attend church services. Dressed casually in “jeans and a relatively nice […]

 
 

Finding your Tinderfella: fairytale or reality?

Finding your Tinderfella: fairytale or reality?

By SARAH SKIRMONT   The melodic piano tune danced through Kayla Keegan’s ears as her voice synched with the words displayed on a TV screen to Elton John’s “Piano Man.” Even after a shot of whiskey and a beer, followed by an impromptu karaoke session, Kayla Keegan didn’t fully relax as […]

 
 

The Lipstick Effect: Do Women Need Makeup to Feel Good?

Sephora: home to luxury brands of makeup

By SARAH SKIRMONT Jessica Griener, 23, scanned the iconic black and white lit aisles of Sephora for a $42 bottle of her favorite Lancôme brand of foundation. She clenches the 3-inch capsule of makeup in her hand, refusing the idea of paying significantly less for a significantly lower quality drug store […]