Moving towards stability: Adjunct union installs second contract

This July, a revised and updated contract for the Mills Adjunct Faculty Union went into effect, after the previous contract expired earlier this summer. Negotiations began in the spring and were then ratified by members of the union. The revised contract is largely an updated version of the previous one with an additional emphasis on […]

Adjunct faculty prepare for second union contract negotiation

The current contract for the Mills Adjunct Faculty Union is set to expire this summer, and their bargaining team is currently in negotiations on a second one, which will last for another three years. Five years ago, the Mills adjunct faculty unionized and their union contract was ratified, going into effect March 2016. “Our work […]

“Raise the Roof” brings Jewish community together

On Wednesday, April 16, members of the Mills Jewish community gathered in Lisser Hall to socialize, celebrate art and life and watch the documentary “Raise the Roof” about the wooden Gwoździec synagogue built almost entirely by hand in Poland. The event was also a chance for student Tal Mor to share her experiences on a […]

Breaking the fourth wall and healing at the Lost Church

On March 13, Rose Cousins and her audience broke the fourth wall at a small, intimate venue in San Francisco and the space became a place to heal and bond with others. Cousins, a native Canadian singer-songwriter, performed solo and was in the middle of a tour covering the West Coast. Just a few nights […]

Discussions about body positivity and eating disorders on-campus

At the end of February, Mills athletic training offered an Instagram challenge called #LoveYourSelfie as a celebration of their Body Acceptance Week. The challenge encouraged student athletes to share and celebrate positive feelings about self care and body image. The dates of this campaign coincided with National Eating Disorder Awareness week, sponsored by the National […]

Medication and wellness: a perfect recipe

Psychiatric medications are commonly prescribed for depression, anxiety and various mood disorders. While they can be life saving and otherwise useful for some, their use can be even more effective when paired with other forms of self care and wellness practices. In my experience, medications have been necessary for me to function and be productive in school […]

The Ferry Plaza Marketplace sells flowers in addition to produce, prepared food, baked goods and other items on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Be eco-friendly by shopping at farmers markets

Eating locally and sustainably grown food is widely known as being beneficial to one’s health, the local economy, and the planet. A great way to buy local is to shop at farmers markets. Not only do farmer’s markets sell food that is in season, they offer a wide variety of foods all within a neighboring region […]

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