New equipment, new looks at Haas and Trefethen

Things look as they should to new students on campus, but returning students may have noticed a few obvious changes in the physical appearance of Mills College since last spring. Lisser Hall is currently under construction and slated to remain so until the spring of 2018. The pond next to the music building is dry […]

Veggie Confessions: Chickpea Cutlets

Vegan Confessions: Chickpea Cutlets Based on recipe found in Veganomicon (2007)   If you’re like me and are always looking for a healthy and tasty meat substitute but don’t feel like frying up tofu, there’s a solution that doesn’t involve soy, frying pans, or spending hours in the kitchen.   What You’ll Need:   1 15 oz. […]


Four-alarm brush fire threatens homes

A fire burning in the Oakland hills and encompassing more than 20 acres was recently updated from a two-alarm fire to a four-alarm fire by Cal Fire officials, according to NBC reports. The upgrade in severity happened around 12:30pm. Residents living in the affected areas north and just before the 580-split have been evacuated. These include Skyview, […]

CAPS support groups

Feelings are difficult. Sometimes they crop up out of nowhere, when we least expect or want them. They can depend on a lot of things, which can make even familiar feelings tough to navigate. But as debilitating as they can be, Mills College Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) wants its students to know they don’t […]

Q&A w/ Micheline Aharonian Marcom – MFA Class of 1999

Born in Saudi Arabia, Micheline Aharonian Marcom has become a celebrated literary voice and an influential member of the Mills community. Marcom teaches undergraduate and graduate fiction, and was an integral member of the Upward Bound Program, which promotes skills for success in college-bound low-income and first-generation students. In addition to teaching, her involvements now […]

Life as a grad student: Not for the faint of heart, but well worth the effort

Chad Luz writes about their experience as a graduate student at Mills.

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