Drawing the Revolution: Cartoonist who depicted Strike completes new book

Mills alumna Kirsten Caven was the Mill Strike’s official cartoonist of sorts, illustrating what she saw around her — the pickets, the blockades, the meetings, all the way down to the announcement of the reversed coed decision.

PODCAST | Mountain View Cemetery

The Mountain View Cemetery on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland is a beautiful setting for all people – alive or dead.

Oakland dance classes to get you moving

A run-down of several dance studios in Oakland where students can take classes.

Modern dance icon Trisha Brown displays dance, visual art at exhibit

Trisha Brown, a Mills alumna, displays her latest work at the Art Museum.

Hometown travels: Oak Grove Regional Park in Stockton, Calif. a quiet haven for families and fauna

Looking for holiday travel off the beaten path? Two Mills students share why these hometown hotspots are a great break from city bustle.

To infinite and beyond: on campus writing group explores the realm of the imaginary

For some, Sci-Fi is just a channel and horror is the feeling they get when they realize they’ve slept through their alarm. But for the Writers of the Universe it is a passion. The club, which functions as a writing group, is for science fiction, fantasy and horror enthusiasts to come share and work on […]

A statue of an angel guards the Bradbury family mausoleum, constructedin 1892 on Millionaires' Row. (Anna Belle Peterson)

For Oakland residents, local cemetery a haunt with a view

Where Piedmont Avenue ends, the gravestones begin. The Mountain View Cemetery is 226 acres of hills, trails and headstone after headstone, several with statues of angels crumbling at the wings, some that have fallen over with age – but every single one has a story.

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