LeSteph: The New Age Basketball Game
Jun10

LeSteph: The New Age Basketball Game

**Editor’s Note: This article was written on Sunday 6/6 after Game 2.  Since then, the Warrirors and Cavaliers have played 3 games, with 2-1 (Cavaliers)  I am not a basketball fan. There is no animosity towards the sport, I just never grew up with any strong ties to a specific basketball team. But since I am a current Bay Area resident, I have had to keep a simple score card for the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers...

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My Truth with Depression
Mar31

My Truth with Depression

**Editor’s Note** For months, Samantha Green has been passionately raising money for her participation in The Overnight, an 18-mile walk where participants walk through the night in an effort to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention. In the University of Missouri Law School building, where she is a current student, you will regularly find her behind a table set up with resources and opportunities for support. Samantha...

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A Farmer’s Story
Jan29

A Farmer’s Story

A few flowers on the windowsill planter changed Alex Browning’s life. What began as a few plants outside her apartment window in El Paso grew into leaving her life behind for the unknown. Like so many, Alex had no idea what she wanted to do upon college graduation. She saw two choices: move to New York City and try her hand at being a miserable and lonely journalist or she could move with her boyfriend to El Paso, where he was going...

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Congrats to Our New Editor!
Jan27

Congrats to Our New Editor!

I am excited to announce the promotion of Megan Ogar!  Megan has been our Your Truth columnist since August 2014 and has brought everyday stories that highlight the millennial human experience to the Grown Up Truth Community. As of January 2015, Megan is the editor of “Your Truth” and will be the creative and editorial lead for this section. We are so proud of Megan and are excited about future stories!  Please send Megan...

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HIV/AIDS: One Story of A Positive Status
Dec01

HIV/AIDS: One Story of A Positive Status

The first HIV/AIDS patients observed in the U.S. in the early 1980s were treated as societal pariahs in many ways. The disease was misunderstood and seen as a time stamp on one’s life. Even today, as medical advances have allowed many to live and thrive with the virus, there remains a stigma. HIV/AIDS does not affect a single gender, race, class or sexual orientation but instead has the ability to affect all of us. As of...

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Relationships 101
Nov24

Relationships 101

  Everyone’s relationship is unique and people come together for many different reasons. But there are some things that good relationships have in common. Knowing the basic principles of healthy relationships helps keep them meaningful, fulfilling and exciting in both happy times and sad: Stay Involved: Some relationships get stuck in peaceful coexistence, but without truly relating to each other and working together. While it...

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