Great Shakeout drill had minimal impact

At 10:19 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, Mills students in the Tea Shop did nothing out of the ordinary. Emails alerted students to expect the Great Shakeout, a California-wide earthquake drill with thousands of schools participating. Students might have expected alarms, loudspeaker announcements and classes of students filing out of the halls onto Holmgren Meadow, similar […]

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass founder Warren Hellman was a central figure in 1990 Mills strike

The late Warren Hellman, founder of the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival held this Oct. 6-8 in Golden Gate Park, also served on the Mills Board of Trustees from 1982 to 1992 and infamously announced the Board’s decision to start enrolling male students in 1990, which led to a student strike lasting 16 days with […]

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