Investment Firm with Ties to Mills Under Fire

A coalition of national and student organizations, from over 60 colleges and universities, is targeting an investment company Mills College is invested in for being environmentally and socially irresponsible. National and student organizations are hoping to pressure Farallon Capital Management, LLC, where Mills College has had up to 19 percent of its endowment invested, to […]

Mills Flu Shot Supply Cut in Half Due to National Shortage of Vaccines This Year

Despite a severe flu vaccine shortage, the Mills flu clinic was made a priority by the Tang Center. However, Mills only administered about half the number of flu shots as they have in years past. On Oct. 4, Chiron Corp., an Emeryville-based biotechnology firm, announced that their plant in Liverpool, England that makes about half […]

Chocolate & Politics

Mills students gathered at the art museum on Wednesday, Sept. 29, to eat chocolate, register to vote, and discuss what the most important issues are for them this coming election. The event called Chocolate and Politics drew approximately 30 to 40 students. Museum director Stephan Jost hosted this event to encourage people to register to […]

Volunteers Clean Up Mills’ Lion Creek on Creek-to-Bay Day

More than two dozen students, staff and local community members banded together at Lion Creek on campus to clear out invasive species and help make the creek more accessible to students. The creek cleanup on campus last Saturday, Sept. 18, was sponsored by Mills Botany Club and Friends of Two Creeks. Lion Creek was one […]

Eastin Joins Faculty

Christina Kwong Nearly ten years after being elected the first female Superintendent of Public Instruction in the State of California, Delaine Eastin has become a distinguished visiting professor with the Education Dept. at Mills College starting this fall for the next three years, furthering the work she has done with the National Institute for School […]

Tampons: What the Manufacturers Don’t Want You to Know About Them

It can be estimated that 72,000 tampons will be used on campus this year.  Although convenient, using tampons can have health risk that may not be widely known.  While the Food and Drug Administration has done no long-term independent testing on the health risks, groups such as a tampaction.org says that possible risks an include […]

| More posts on this subject |