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 […]

A first-time athlete shines bright on tennis team

Sara Garcia, a tennis team member with a surprising athletic story, has been awarded the athletic department’s title of Cyclone of the Week. Even though 33-year-old Sara Garcia had never been on a sports team before, her coaches and teammates have been impressed by her swift ability to learn and her positive attitude. Tennis coach […]

Student athletes stagnate due to air quality

Student athletes have been dealing with cancelled practices and matches in the wake of the poor air quality from the fires in the North Bay that began on Oct. 8. Athletic trainer Natalie Spangler said that she has been working with athletic director Themy Adachi to determine whether it is safe for sports teams and […]

Vera Clinic without medical care until nurse practitioner arrives

The new Vera Whole Health clinic on campus will be receiving a nurse practitioner in November after being unable to provide medical care for the first months of the school year. The clinic, located in CPM 117, will be adding Mills alumna Rebecca Faith to their team as nurse practitioner. It is currently staffed by […]

(Photo courtesy of Celine Barrera) The Queers of Color Alliance began at Mills College in fall 2017.

New club on campus for queer students of color

A new club on campus is providing space and voice to queer students of color: the Queers of Color Alliance. According to club president Lizbeth Cuevas, the club was created because of the lack of campus resources for LGBTQ+ students of color. “It provides a brave space for queer people of color,” Cuevas said. The […]

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