Discussions about body positivity and eating disorders on-campus

At the end of February, Mills athletic training offered an Instagram challenge called #LoveYourSelfie as a celebration of their Body Acceptance Week. The challenge encouraged student athletes to share and celebrate positive feelings about self care and body image. The dates of this campaign coincided with National Eating Disorder Awareness week, sponsored by the National […]

Simple, budget-friendly recipes

In busy weeks, the delicious and versatile Tea Shop veggie burger is my go-to. Without a meal plan though, the cost builds up. Whether you’re a commuter student like me, making an effort to cook from home, or a residential student looking for simple recipes to try, here are some of my favorite elevated basics! Grilled apple […]

This simple blueberry muffin recipe can be altered to make it your own.

Comfort food recipes for break

Before coming to Mills, I worked in a small café and coffee roasting company. Although I started out as a barista, I eventually got to learn how to make our daily food and bakery specials—all made from scratch in the morning before opening. For no specific reason at all other than the fact that I’m […]

Student journalism at Mills: What we’re up against

Student journalism on-campus is vital to the representation of student voices. Journalism at Mills is, and has been, under threat because of the structural opposition to the success of student-run publications such as The Campanil.  The publication of student voices and student reporting of news should not be devalued. The opportunities for reporting include both […]


Biggest budget to a Black woman director in history for ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

“A Wrinkle in Time” is Disney’s new film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved children’s science fiction novel, and it has been years in the making. Directed by Ava DuVernay, the movie features Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon, and introduces Storm Reid as the main character, Meg Murry. The story follows Meg, her precocious […]

Herbalist Sage LaPena speaks at Mills

Sage LaPena, an herbalist and ethnobotanist based in Northern California, spoke about native herbalism as a celebration of Native American Heritage Month in the Mills Hall Living Room on Nov. 16. The event was organized by members of the on-campus Indigenous Women’s Alliance, the ethnic studies program, and the race, gender and sexuality department. It was the […]

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