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Brockhampton does not disappoint at San Francisco stop on Iridescence tour

Self-described “boyband,” Brockhampton, came to the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Nov. 8 as part of their Iridescence tour. “I’m gay,” chanted Kevin Abstract, the band’s de facto leader, along with the rest of the full auditorium. Brockhampton was formed by Abstract, whose real name is Ian Simpson, in San Marcos, Texas, in 2015. The […]

New Disability Advocacy Club is working to make Mills more accessible

The Disability Advocacy Club was recently started to better meet the needs of students with disabilities at Mills College. Originally suggested by Julia Cohen, Director of Accessibility Services at Mills, the Disability Advocacy Club aims to secure accessible technology, collaborate with staff to make buildings and the Mills farm more accessible, and get larger signs for the campus. […]

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, […]

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