Staff editorial: The Campanil’s role in the fight to #savestudentnewsrooms

In the Trump era, there are many ways in which Mills seeks to stand against toxic rhetoric that vilifies people based on things like race or gender. The presidential election of 2016 elicited emergency meetings, protests, and events from the Mills community demonstrating solidarity for those who stand to lose the most under Trump’s presidency. […]

Bay Area becomes target of immigration battle

Despite some recent victories for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients in federal courts, the Trump administration’s efforts to increase immigration restrictions and deportations continue, along with local and national efforts to protect and support those targeted by these measures. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the Trump administration on Feb. 26 to end […]

Local newspaper experiences layoffs

In another hit to local news coverage, East Bay Times will be suffering severe cuts to its editorial staff with recent buyouts and upcoming layoffs. Last month, Bay Area News Group announced it would be making significant layoffs to its reporting staff, following 28 buyouts of senior staff members, including seven from the East Bay […]

(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 […]

(Photo courtesy of Chad Lutz) The Mills College Board of Trustees and other community members listen to testimonies from faculty and students on June 22, 2017.

Mills College waits for Board of Trustees’ decision as officials endeavor to calm concerns

In the wake of what has been a tumultuous few weeks for much of the community of Mills College, apprehension among some faculty, students, parents and alumni has persisted as they await the outcome of decisions made to stabilize the college’s finances, which could include the elimination of several departments and the dismissal of up […]


Mills proposes faculty, department cuts amid community outcry

  As most Mills students take a break from academic rigors over the summer, preparing themselves for the work to come in the fall, decisions underway by college officials could mean students will come back to a drastically different academic landscape next semester. With the proposed elimination of departments such as philosophy,  journalism, government, and […]

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