Vera Whole Health Clinic opens on campus after hiring new nurse practitioner

The Vera Whole Health Clinic had its grand opening on Nov. 14 after hiring their new nurse practitioner, Rebecca Faith. The clinic was unable to see students before Faith joined its staff, but is now able to provide students with primary care, acute care, sexual health services and health coaching. The Vera staff believes health […]

Critical Resistance workshop on the prison-industrial complex

“Breaking Down the Prison Industrial Complex,” a workshop put on by the Oakland Critical Resistance chapter in the Student Union, sparked discussion about the prison-industrial complex among Mills students on Nov. 14. The prison-industrial complex refers to the rapid expansion of the inmate population in prisons in the United States, the for-profit private prison agencies […]

Mills students react to Boy Scouts accepting girls

The Boy Scouts of America made a controversial decision to accept girls, sparking a conversation about young girls’ needs and women-centered spaces at Mills on Oct. 8. The decision to allow girls to join Boy Scouts was an attempt to combat dwindling membership and keep up with the progressive needs of families. Although the decision was […]

Annual blood drive brings highest turnout yet

This year’s annual blood drive garnered the highest turnout yet at an American Red Cross blood drive at Mills in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting and hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The blood drive took place on Oct. 19 in the Student Union. It was organized by Administrative Assistant of Public Safety Courtney Anderson and […]

Hannah Lu-Way produces music under the name CHLORA

Hannah Lu-Way, who produces electronic music under the name CHLORA, fell in love with the art of composing after taking her first intermedia arts class at Mills College one year ago. On Sept. 28, she had her first paid gig at the Jewish Contemporary Museum in San Francisco where she performed her original songs. When […]

(Photo courtesy of Maya Martin) Attendees of Mills College's 2017 Convocation ceremony leave Holmgren Meadow following the event on Sept. 15, 2017.

Tuition reset aims to increase future enrollment

Mills College President Elizabeth Hillman announced a tuition reset geared towards making Mills more accessible during Convocation on September 15. The tuition reset is a component of the Financial Stabilization Plan, which aims to eliminate Mills’ deficit in three years. The reset, which brought tuition down 36 percent from $44,765 to $28,765, will take effect fall […]

(Photo by Marisa Tangeman) A large crowd peacefully demonstrated in Downtown Oakland in support of undocumented people and in protest of Donald Trump's repeal of DACA.

Protestors peacefully gather in support of DACA

Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland filled with over 1,000 people protesting President Trump’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on Saturday, Sept. 8. On Sept. 5, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the program would be repealed. In the days following the announcement, protests took place across the country, including San […]

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