Roe v. Wade: 31 years later

The current climate for women’s reproductive health rights is frighteningly chilly. For the first time in the 31-year history of legal abortion, government officials are seriously threatening Roe v. Wade. President Bush’s personal pledge has been the abolishment of Roe v. Wade, and he has gained significant ground since he began his term. The partial-birth […]

Marketing Mills

Finally Mills has hired a marketing team to revamp Mills’ convoluted image. The long awaited makeover is being executed by Art & Science Group with the help of student, staff, and faculty input. As the student voice we thought it necessary that we weigh in on this topic since over the years we have covered […]

Free speech is imperative to college students

“Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” These rights, granted every citizen by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, are vital to free societies, and should be even more valued on college campuses, where students must be free to voice their own opinions in order to learn. Certain […]

Is there anything we can do to aid the fire relief effort, even up here in Northern California?

Is there anything we can do to aid the fire relief effort, even up here in Northern California? Who we asked: California Office of Emergency Service, the American Red Cross, www.kron4.com, and Harry Marnell, moderator of “Southern California Fire Departments’ Communications & Web Sites” at http://users.snowcrest.net/marnells/lafire.htm Locations for donations to California Disaster Relief, California Office […]

Executive Board needs to improve accessibility and student leadership

In most colleges, when students want to make changes and request support in new endeavors regarding college policy, the first place they turn to is the governing student body. The procedure is not that different at Mills; however for many students there exists a lack of understanding of the ASMC Executive Board’s governing process, which […]

What is the “trick” in “trick or treat” for?

What is the “trick” in “trick or treat” for? Who we asked: the Internet Halloween can be traced back more than 2,000 years to the Bronze Age Celts, an agrarian, tribal society which primarily occupied Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England, and the Brittany region of northern France. They were polytheistic, worshipping a variety of gods of […]

Mills students barred from meetings that decide their futures

Mills College Weekly As students of a liberal arts college, we often find that we are encouraged to question and challenge the status quo, to delve deeper into issues, and to explore the need for change. This is exactly why The Weekly finds it of dire importance to address the issue of student admittance at […]

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