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Self-Care can help ease student stress

The Self-Care for Healing and Mobilization workshop kicked off the annual Queer Conference at California State University East Bay, where schools from all around Northern California gathered on Saturday, March 10. The host, Phiroozeh Petigara, a local yoga teacher and writer, said that people tend to face strong societal messages that contradict taking care of […]

Memoirist and punk drummer Michelle Cruz Gonzales is a Mills Creative Writing alumna.

Meet the author of ‘The Spitboy Rule,’ a fierce punk memoir

Before Michelle Cruz Gonzales earned a BA and MFA from Mills College, she was the drummer in the 1990’s all-female hardcore punk band Spitboy and people called her Todd. Or sometimes, the Female Phil Collins of Punk Rock Drummers because she sang and played drums at the same time. In her 2016 memoir, “The Spitboy […]

Michaela Payne

LeGuin leaves a legacy in science fiction

Groundbreaking science fiction author Ursula K. LeGuin, known for her philosophical and forward-thinking novels like the “Earthsea” trilogy, died on January 22. She was 88. In 1983, LeGuin delivered the Mills College commencement address. In her speech, she questioned her audience about their purpose after college, and in life. She asked, what is success? “Success […]

Feminist Literature Review: ‘For colored girls’ on-stage March 8 at Mills. Read the book!

“The stage is in darkness. Harsh music is heard as dim blue lights come up. One after another, seven women run onto the stage from each of the exists. They all freeze in postures of distress. The follow spot picks up the lady in brown. She comes to life and looks around at the other […]

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Indira Allegra and Rebeca Bollinger are the spring A+P+I artists in residence

Indira Allegra and Rebeca Bollinger are this semester’s artists-in-residence for A+P+I, or the Art, Process and Ideas collaboration between the Mills College Art Museum and the Art Department. They presented past works and their perspectives on creation in the “Artists In Conversation” event Friday, Feb. 23 in Danforth Lecture Hall. “We pick artists who […]

Submissions still open for upcoming Undergrad Underground show

Undergrads are assembling their works for the upcoming Undergrad Underground showcase of interdisciplinary arts on Thursday, March 1st in the Haas Pavilion from 6:30-7 p.m. or later. The mix will include performances by an improv music class, improv dance, solo dance choreography and screendance videos made in the fall semester. Plus, there is room for […]

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