Graduating staff members say goodbye: Diana Arbas

I’m drinking from Lauren Sliter’s crack-strong pot of Starbucks coffee and eating a banana from Amber “Mom” Mendoza’s latest produce run for the newsroom. It is noon-thirty. It is my last student news production ever. This is wild. How do I even? Wow. When the last print issue of my student journalism career comes out […]

Refugee advocate to speak at Commencement

Luma Mufleh — or “Coach Luma” to the kids in her soccer program — will be speaking at Mills College’s 124th Commencement on May 12. Mufleh is best known for founding a soccer team of refugee children from war-torn countries from around the globe. She became a celebrated civil rights advocate for immigrant families. “Luma […]

President anticipates no more layoffs

Mills College’s $3.5 million deficit hasn’t been completely closed, but President Alecia DeCoudreaux does not “anticipate additional layoffs,” she said at last week’s community meeting.

Champion of diversity, retention leaves Mills

In the countdown to commencement, the campus might have gotten a bit purple, but Mills College is losing a little orange. After nearly five years of leadership and service as the Dean of Student Life, Dr. Joi Lewis — orange obsession and all — will leave her position on April 15 and return to the […]

Meet the Spring 2012 ASMC Candidates

Elections begin April 9 and end April 13; results will be announced on April 23.

Mills fights proposed Cal Grant cut

Governor Jerry Brown proposed a 44 percent cut to the maximum Cal Grant award private school students can receive for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. If approved, the cut would affect Mills College students, a third of whom are Cal Grant recipients. The cut is one of many proposed in the Governor’s 2012-2013 Budget, which is […]

ACP 2012 | Looking back, looking forward

Diana Arbas met up with her old journalism advisor at the ACP 2013 conference in Seattle and wonders whether she’ll choose reporting as her career.

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