9/11 commemorations on campus

There were only two candles at first. Two slender fingers of wax against the chestnut colored walls of the Chapel at Mills College. At noon, Reverend Erika Macs rang a hand chime three times to mark the beginning of the silent vigil. Over the next half hour, students, staff members and the president of the […]

Students face major changes to on-campus housing next year

Photo by Halie Johnson Students seeking on-campus housing has gone up 37 percent over the 2005-2006 school year, according to Karen Maggio, Assistant Vice President of Business Affairs. And, as room draw approaches, students face a variety of residential options. Changes have been made to room draw as well as the physical and community structure […]

Pennies Project Inspires Kids

Mills College Weekly Abraham Lincoln is currently teaching math, history, and Internet skills to children of all ages. The 16th president, and the face on America’s most un-loved coin, has become the center of the Children’s School’s “Million Penny Project,” an ongoing event to raise one million pennies that’s providing an educational experience for children […]

Mills Women Connected with Online Dating

Mills College Weekly Kristin Doner said she “was getting sick and tired of waiting for something to happen.” The Mills freshwoman had tried everything from networking to metal working to meet Mr. Right, yet he was still eluding her. After several hits and misses, she turned to her computer. Doner began dating online, joining millions […]

Efforts Made to Improve Safety at Mills Fetish Ball

Banning cameras, limiting publicity, and restricting the number of non-Mills students allowed are just a few of the changes that might be made to the Fetish Ball this year. In the wake of the controversy surrounding the annual dance hosted by Mouthing Off, the queer club on campus, the Mills community tried to find ways […]

Several Students have Close Relations in Iraq

Mills College Weekly Many students with relations in Iraq face the challenge of having limited contact with their loved ones and living in the Mills community where many hold strong views against the war. Beka Clark, a freshwoman with a cousin in the Marine Corps, said she is pleased to have family fighting in Iraq […]

California College Media Association Honors The Weekly

Mills College Weekly The Mills College Weekly earned two awards over the weekend, as well as an elected position to the board of the California College Media Association. The Weekly took home CCMA’s 2nd place Best-in-Show, award for the second year, for the Feb. 17, 2005 issue, and also earned the 2nd place Best-in-Show for […]

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