Mills Students Respond to the Death of Alumna From Anorexia

Lori Head When people in the Mills community learned that Jennifer Boevers, who graduated from Mills last May, died on Sept. 15 from a long illness, they were deeply saddened and disturbed, but not necessarily surprised. At 23, Boevers, or J. Lee as she liked to be called, stood about 5'5″ and appeared to weigh […]

Campus Drama Club Brings Ruthless to Mills

Lori Head What do you get when you take an aging-actress-turned-talent agent, add to that a Stepford Wife-like mother with an eight-year old daughter who will stop at nothing—even murder, to get her way? The first act of Ruthless, a musical produced and directed by Mills senior Lauren White. White, an Intermedia Arts major, said […]

Profile:Martha Rueca-Gustafsson

Lori Head Walk in to World Ground Café in the nearby neighborhood of Laurel Heights on MacArthur Blvd. and you may feel like you’ve taken a trip around the world and landed in a cozy living room somewhere in Kenya, Brazil or Vietnam. From the warm rich colors of the desert and the jungle, to […]

Only Home Cross-Country Meet at Mills, Team Places Third, and Raise $600 for Foundation

Lori Head In the 17-year history of the Mills Cross-Country Invitational, this year’s was unique, not just because the team was decked out in blue and yellow paint, not just because two team members ran their personal best. This year, the team donated all of the proceeds to a no-kill animal shelter in desperate need […]

Profile: Melissa Stevenson-Dile

Lori Head At first glance, Mills alumna Melissa Stevenson-Dile appears to have a lackluster life. She has been married to the same man for 16 years, has had the same employer for 13 years, and spends much of her free time volunteering for her church. Her mild yet eloquent demeanor is what you might expect […]

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban of 2003 Found Unconstitutional

In three separate federal lawsuits filed late last year challenging the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban of 2003, the first law limiting a woman’s right to choose since Roe v. Wade, all three U.S. District Courts have found the law unconstitutional and therefore unenforceable. The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban of 2003, passed by U.S. Congress and signed into […]

Convocation Audience Inspired

The Mills concert may never have been filled with such focused silence. Crowded with students, alumnae, faculty, staff, family and friends, the audience hung on every word as graduate student Yogita Maharaj delivered a speech at Convocation on Friday, Sept. 10. Convocation is as much as a tradition at Mills as commencement. It marks the […]

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