Students recognize World AIDS Day

The Women’s Health Resource Center dispensed safe sex supplies while raising money to benefit a local AIDS organization on World AIDS Day.

Event seeks to bring law enforcement and East Oakland community together

Oakland city officials, non-profit organizations and local residents joined together last Saturday in an effort to forge better relationships between law enforcement and the East Oakland community. For a Safe Town was held Oct. 24 in Verdese Carter Park and was the second event of its kind. Youth Uprising, a non-profit community outreach and youth […]

Officials make new efforts to retain students

Mills College will soon launch a task force aimed at increasing student retention. President Jan Holmgren, who said student retention was one of her top three priorities during this year’s State of the College address, requested the task force take charge in making sure students stay at Mills through graduation. The committee will be led […]

Alumnae from the Class of 1949 celebrate Convocation. (Kim Harris)

Sustainability theme of Convocation

Sustainability was the theme of this year’s convocation, an annual event held to celebrate the beginning of the academic year. On Oct. 2 current seniors and past alumna wore their graduation regalia and tuned in to speeches from members of the Mills College community.


Eco-friendly new MBA building open for business

This semester marks the completion of the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business, a massive structure located at the corner of Richards Road that is now home to the MBA program, faculty offices and classroom meeting spaces for several departments.

Bus passes provide students with more travel options

This semester, undergraduate students are starting the school year with AC Transit Easy Passes for the first time, paid for by an increase in student fees. Assistant Director for Public Safety Niviece Robinson issued Easy Passes outside Sage Hall during new student orientation. She said students were thrilled to get their Translink cards. “It’s freedom […]

College transitions to Kaiser health center

After years of campaigning for more comprehensive health care, students now have access to an on-campus Kaiser health facility. Kim Baranek, Director of Wellness and Community Outreach, worked with students at orientation to answer any questions and address concerns about the switch to Kaiser and the new health center. “Part of my job is to […]

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