Mills College still held to federal law on marijuana

Proposition 64 went into full effect Jan. 1, 2018, making recreational marijuana legal throughout California. For Mills, nothing has changed. Because we are still a federally funded college, we must adhere to federal regulations. However, once off campus, California State legislation takes over In the Mills handbook it specifically addresses the new legislation. “Due to the […]

Mills Farm to host fruit tree-planting day

On Sunday Nov. 5, the Mills Community Farm will partner with Oakland organizations Growing Together and Hip Hop For Change to plant a 55-tree fruit orchard from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will plant  citrus, plums, apple, nectarines and peach trees with breaks for demos, music, food and kids activities. Farm manager Alisha Strater, says that the farm aims […]

Have millennials killed social media performativity?

Millennial and younger generations have been criticized incessantly for being “addicted” to the technology that characterized our upbringing. But what if as a millennial or younger, you want to escape the performativity and constant connection of that space? Not worry about likes or producing good content? Enter: the Finsta. A separate Instagram account that functions […]


Letter from the editor: Welcome back to cuts

Welcome to our new students, staff, and faculty, and to our returning community members. 2017 is the 100th year in print for The Campanil, the student newspaper at Mills College. It has also been the summer when journalism itself has been continuously invalidated by the presidential administration, deeply institutional racism that has always existed in this country is […]

(Photos courtesy of Mills College) Under the financial stabilization plan approved by the Mills College Board of Trustees, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Vivian Chin (left) has been laid off, as well as Professor of Philosophy Marc Joseph (top right), Professor of Physics David Keeports (bottom right) and Professor of History Wah Cheng, (not pictured).

Mills College announces revised financial stabilization plan

Following weeks of meetings, letters and discussions, Mills College officials have revealed some details of the impact the school’s financial emergency will have on the community. On Tuesday, June 27, the president’s office released a statement announcing a revised financial stabilization plan (FSP) approved by the Mills College Board of Trustees in a closed meeting on June […]

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Mills Commons meeting aims to quell concerns, stirs up more confusion

The office of the president and other members of administration held a Mills Commons meeting on Mon. June 12 to update and explain the results of the Financial Stabilization Plan (FSP). Proposed by the board of trustees, the plan aims to cut $1.5 million in instructional salaries at the expense of programs, departments and faculty […]

Feinstein spoke on Trump administration policies and how to best represent her constituents. (Emily Burian)

Senator Feinstein on defense at San Francisco town hall

Senator Dianne Feinstein held her first town hall of the Trump Administration to a sold-out auditorium and a crowd eager to hear her positions on the current administration.

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