Mills student hits the right note in music world

If Akosua seems to be smiling a lot these days, it’s probably because she’s got a lot to smile about.

Costs shut door to higher education

One year from now, Ellie Cameron expects to walk up to the cashier at San Francisco State University and hand over the full cost of her in-state tuition up front. At under $2,000, it will be a lot less than she paid to go to Mills, and she won’t have to worry about accruing additional […]

Farmers add flavor to Oakland

Shira Zucker The city of Oakland is known for many things: its signature “hyphy” hip-hop movement, the Black Panther party, an endless sea of shipyards and a skyrocketing homicide rate. But farmers’ markets? Oakland has nine of them, according to a list of local farmers’ markets published by Alameda County’s Department of Public Health last […]

Alum inspires

Kelsey Lindquist Renel Brooks-Moon is no stranger to success. A fixture of the Bay Area media circuit, she hosts the wildly popular “Renel in the Morning” show on 98.1 Kiss FM, occupies a highly-coveted position as the official voice of the San Francisco Giants, entertains millions of viewers through monthly television spots and has a […]

Students help to reform prison healthcare

commons.wikimedia.org Over the last two Fridays Mills students, in coordination with the California Coalition of Women in Prison, visited a local women's prison to interview incarcerated women about the quality of healthcare they receive in prison. The students are contributing to efforts to reform California's struggling prison healthcare system as part of their coursework for […]

Mills welcomes new Director of Public Safety

Photo by Halie Johnson Mills has finally found a new Director of Public Safety after an exhaustive search process that stretched over several months. Vice President of Business Affairs Karen Maggio announced in an e-mail last Tuesday that the position was given to former law enforcement officer Michael Lopez. Although this is Lopez's first time […]

Mills hosts celebration of Jewish women

Mills College Weekly From poetry to prayer; activism to art; comedy to collegiate study, over one hundred people converged on the Mills campus last Sunday to celebrate the diverse and multi-faceted voices of Jewish women. The day long event was the first in a series entitled “Kol Isha: Jewish Women's Voices Unbound,” to take place […]

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