Giving voice to the masses

Five weeks after Mills students protested Joanna Iwata’s abrupt departure, students continue their efforts to communicate, demonstrating for a second time and meeting with the administration over grievances.

Native American center in jeopardy

Unpaid taxes threaten to close the Intertribal Friendship House (IFH), the oldest surviving American Indian urban community center in America. Native Americans in the organization and at Mills are working to keep the house intact.

Mills takes steps in addressing diversity issues

With all the recent events on diversity on campus, the question that lies ahead for the Mills Community now is: What’s next? “To acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effect thoughtful changes in global, multicultural society,” reads the end of the Mills College mission statement, released with school demographics fact sheets for 2006-2007. Mills […]

Community walks against domestic violence at Lake

Catalina Vasquez On Oct. 14, a few dozen people gathered at Lake Merritt at 7:30 a.m. to participate in the 5th Annual Walk Against Violence. The walk included music, food, colorful signs, candy and water. Oakland residents, Kaiser Permanente representatives, Mills students and members of Barbara Lee’s office participated in the walk. October is Domestic […]

School year sees shakeups at Tea Shop

The 2006-2007 school year marks the start of new careers for former Tea Shop cashier Timothy Emerson and newcomer Richard Fernandez. Mills students were greeted in August with an unfamiliar face when instead of Emerson, known to students as “Tim the Tea Shop guy,” greeting students and welcoming freshwomen, there was Richard Fernandez learning the […]

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