Sam Barnett presenting at the United Nations fourth committee in fall 2017.

Sam Barnett explores decolonization and roots through writing

Writing “Writing has always been deeply connected to decolonization,” Sam Barnett said. “I think that Guam is a story, a story that we learn from other people, a story that we keep telling, and I just want to see that story thrive and have that kind of future.” When Barnett, a third year at Mills, […]

Q&A with Creative Animal foundation co-founder Tim Davison

On April 3, Mills college hosted the Creative Animal foundation’s tiny house behind the tea shop. The house is 203 square feet, Creative Animal foundation co-founder Tim Davison said. He and his partner, Stephanie Arne live in their tiny house. Their website says they are “a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization devoted to advancing education and science […]

What is SAMEAPI month?

At Mills, the month of April is designated as SAMEAPI Heritage Month. SAMEAPI stands for South Asian Middle Eastern Asian Pacific Islander (SAMEAPI) heritage month. This month’s events were planned by the SAMEAPI committee, which consisted of members from the Muslim Student Alliance, Asian Pacific Islander Student Alliance, Mandarin Club, Ethnic Studies Department, the Center, […]

‘Three Veils’ screening and discussion complex and deep

On Thursday, April 12, the South Asian Middle Eastern Asian Pacific Islander committee and the Department of Spiritual and Religious Life hosted a screening of Rolla Selbak’s 2011 movie, Three Veils, which focuses on three Muslim women, their lives and their intersections. “One of my favorite things about Three Veils is its title,” Mills professor […]

Women of Color in Government event opens up powerful discussion

Mills College’s chapter of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) hosted the Women of Color in Government event on Thursday, March 8, opening up a powerful discussion of how issues of race and gender play out in complex ways. Moderator and Mills Masters in Public Policy student Jenifer Logia said that she pitched the idea […]

Investing in Community Power event

Delane Sims stood in the GSB gathering hall, tearing up. After sharing her story of building a nail business focused on providing opportunities for single moms in Oakland, then being pushed out because of rising rent costs, she asked the opening panel a question. “How can I stay in Oakland and make my business thrive?” […]

New farm manager puts roots down at Mills

Since the beginning of this spring 2018 semester, Mills College’s Urban Farm has a new farm manager. While Julia Dashe has only been at Mills for two months, she has already dug right in. Dashe was hired after Mills’ first and previous farm manager, Alisha Strater, turned in her resignation notice at the end of last semester […]

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