Nancy Cook Travel Fellowship recipients announced

On Oct. 2, the photography department at Mills College announced that students Anise Aiello, Walker Guinee, Cyrstal Gwyn and Yetunde Olagbaju will receive the 2018 Nancy Cook Travel Fellowship. The travel will take place within one year of the award, and the student may use the money to go anywhere in the world. Each student was […]

(Photo by Wikimedia Commons) Stryker is a leader in the trans rights movement.

Susan Stryker spoke at convocation

Susan Stryker spoke at the 2018 convocation ceremony at Mills College on Sept. 26. Susan Stryker, a professor, author, filmmaker and transgender activist, was the keynote speaker at this year’s ceremony. She was an adjunct professor in the history department at Mills during the last year of her Ph.D. program at UC Berkeley in 1991. […]

Before the food pantry opens there will be pop up events around campus.

Food pantry aims to reduce food insecurity at Mills

A new food pantry on campus is in the works to combat food insecurity at Mills College. The food pantry is projected to open at the end of this semester, and will provide all Mills students with free food. According to alum Toni Gomez’s Public Policy graduate thesis, about 40 percent of Mills students were food […]

A Mills student relieves stress while petting therapy dogs at the library.

The research behind therapy animals

During stressful times of the semester, Mills College and many other universities will bring therapy dogs on campus for students to visit with. Therapy animals are known to relieve stress and anxiety by releasing oxytocin, but there are also physical health benefits that come from spending time with an animal. According to Longevity Live, “Today, […]

Mills to host District 6 candidate debate

The five candidates running for the position of Oakland City Council Representative for District 6 will participate in a debate at Mills College moderated by President Hillman on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The debate will take place at Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business and Public Policy from 7–8:30 p.m. The candidates are Marlo Rodriguez, Loren Taylor, […]

(Photo by Wikimedia) "Scooter-shares" provide cheaper transportation.

“Scooter-shares” provide new transportation for Oakland

Rentable electric scooters have popped up in cities across North America, and the new form of transportation is becoming a popular alternative to driving or taking public transit in Oakland. A few companies have dominated most cities, such as Bird, Lime, and Skip. In Oakland, Bird and Lime have brought over 300 scooters to the […]

(Photo by Marisa Tangeman) The F.W. Olin Library is now open to all members of the general public.

New library policy eliminates I.D. checks

After considering feedback from the Mills community, the F. W. Olin Library has opened up the physical space and on-site materials to the general public. The Library staff will no longer check I.D.s upon entrance, and the public can now access the materials to use on-site and remain in the building until 6 p.m. The use […]

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