The history of Mills regalia

Tucked away on two shelves of the library on-campus contain a wealth of Mills history, dating back all the way to 1915 — the yearbooks, now under the title the Crest. Just by paging through the books, it becomes clear that the Mills academic regalia has not always had the look we are familiar with […]

Book art MFA focuses in with restructuring of program

The Mills book art program has undergone major changes this past year: not only has it switched divisions and departments within the school, but the department has restructured its MFA program from book art and creative writing to just book art. The move from the Languages and Literature to the Art and Technology division prompted […]

Struggling in silence: Underdiagnosis of ADHD in women

If you were to look at my high school transcript, it would be easy to assume that I was a bright kid who breezed through my time there—I got all As, took honors and AP classes and was involved in multiple extra-curriculars. Yet if you were to look at my day-today-reality, a different story would […]

Mills is a Division III school that offers many sports such as tennis, rowing, volleyball, cross country and soccer.

Rewarding on and off the court: the student athlete experience

Never in my life did I think that I would unironically give myself the label of athlete. Growing up, my brother and I played our comfortable roles: he was the sporty one, I was the brainy one. Yet all of that changed during my very first week of Mills when I went up to a brightly colored […]

The forgotten community at Mills: Trans men at a historically women’s college

Many associate the name Mills with the identity of a women’s college, so it may come as a surprise to learn that there are male undergraduate students here on campus. Transgender men like Leo Cuevas, Ezra Morales and Thom Gilbert live in the sometimes-unexpected role of men who attend a historically women’s college. Cuevas and Gilbert […]

Formal Mills-UC Berkeley partnership provides new opportunities to both sides

New opportunities are being provided to both Mills and UC Berkeley students after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed last month between the two schools, formalizing a long-standing partnership. According to a Mills College’s press release, the partnership helps to address Mills’ enrollment issues and UC Berkeley’s capacity issues, and draws off of the strength […]

Student curators revive Mills museum’s Expressionist artworks, still relevant today

The new exhibition at the Mills College Art Museum, titled “Anxious States: Expressionism from Gauguin to Oliveira,” provides a student-curated look at German expressionism taken from the museum collections. The opening reception is December 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Back Gallery of the museum, and will run until May 27, 2018. It […]

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