(Photo from Wikimedia Commons) Mirai Nagasu at the 2010 Olympics. Nagasu was one of 11 Asian Americans representing the U.S. in the winter 2018 Olympics.

Asian American representation in the Olympics inspires pride

This 2018 Winter Olympics has been an amazing time for the Asian Americans on the U.S. team. In snowboarding, Chloe Kim at 17 years old became the youngest female to win a medal, taking gold. Vincent Zhou became the first skater to land a quadruple lutz jump in any Olympic game ever. Nathan Chen became […]

Coupe-menstruelle. wikimedia commons

Menstrual cups are an alternative to traditional pads or tampons

Are you a broke college student who spends money on pads or tampons? While the most common period products are pads and tampons, other products can end up saving you more money in the long run, notably the menstrual cup. A menstrual cup is typically a silicone device that is intended for insertion when menstruating. The […]

Florida shooting survivors and family call for action

As the country reels from the shooting in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, survivors, parents and community members call for political action. Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, allegedly shot 17 students at the same school. He faces 17 counts of premeditated murder, according to the New York Times. This is […]

Cities replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

In January, San Francisco voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day, joining the growing list of cities and states making the symbolic change. Last October, Austin, Texas, L.A. County in California and Salt Lake City, Utah also joined that list. Berkeley, California was the first city to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ […]

Proposed changes to SNAP could prove detrimental

On Monday, Feb. 12, the Trump administration proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that would cut the program’s budget by over $200 billion over the next ten years. In the proposed changes the government would distribute pre-packaged boxes of canned food to households and families on SNAP. This would take up about […]

Historical photo shows students lounging at Lisser. (Courtesy of Karen Feine)

Lisser Hall to begin remodel this summer

Starting this June, work will begin on a remodel of Lisser Hall and is expected to take about 13 months. In the meantime, the old location of the Mills bookstore will be used as a theater space.

Sabrina Kwist leaves Mills, hopes to return

Sabrina Kwist, former assistant dean of students, left Mills at the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester after ten years at the school to become Los Medanos College’s dean of equity and inclusion.

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