Women of Iraq tour

Mills College Weekly Mills students and members of the surrounding community filled every seat in the Student Union last Wednesday night, listening intently as two Iraqi women described the effect America’s “War in Iraq” has had on their country. Nermin Al-Mufti and Amal Al-Khedairy, Iraqi women traveling across America as part of the “Women of […]

Spotlight: Mills Chaplain Maud Steyaert

Mills College Weekly How you can meet Maud, our college chaplain: Say hi when you run into her around campus, stop by her office in the chapel to chat, or attend Nourishing Spirit, a meditation and reflection time open to the entire Mills community, on Thursdays from 6:30-6:50 p.m. in the chapel. “We play meditative […]

Division is not a solution for oppression

Having come here this semester from a co-ed school, I can’t say I have a problem with the gender demographics here at Mills. And I can’t help but be surprised and a little alarmed that some girls here do. At UC San Diego, my home for the past two years, I had classes with both […]

At SFMOMA, the many faces of Diane Arbus

Mills College Weekly First, a word of warning: do not attempt to see an exhibit at the SFMOMA when Chagall is showing upstairs. After an hour standing in the sun, stepping a couple feet forward every five minutes, I reluctantly forsook my place in the line to get into the crowded San Francisco Museum of […]

Spotlight: Student Rachel Pelican

How you can meet Rachel: She sells cookies on the steps of the Tea Shop. Born and raised: on an organic farm near Davis. “I admire my parents who chose to remain ‘on the land,’ as it gives you real perspective, and a true appreciation and understanding about nature, food production, and seasonal living.” Why […]

Tymon speaks Shakespeare’s words in a modern tongue

Randall Stuart’s daring new adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Timon of Athens” disregards convention and overlays modern values and concerns on a classic work of theatre. Stuart directs the production of “Tymon,” which debuts in Lisser Hall this Friday. This drama fuses the ancient world of Athens with the present day social unrest surrounding the WTO and […]

Spotlight: 7-11’s Nagib “Nez” Ahmed

Mills College Weekly How you can meet Nez: He works the 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. shift at the 7-11 down the street. Where he comes from: Yemen Why he misses it: “People are different here…back home you say hi and they say hi back to you. But here I feel embarrassed when I give […]

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