American Red Cross runs annual blood drive at Mills

The annual partnership between Mills College and the American Red Cross’ “2018 Disaster Relief Blood Drive” delivered a strong turn out, with over 50 scheduled participants that who donated blood. The event took place at the Student Union serving donors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To serve donors, the space transformed into a makeshift clinic, […]

Photo by Marisa Tangeman

The midterms are upon us

The days are getting shorter, workloads are getting heavier and deadlines are getting closer. Sprinkle on the looming results of the midterms both academically and politically—piping fresh in the collective psyche; many may be wondering “where do we go from here?” Sure, commiserating online via existential memes is certainly a viable option, but it’s not […]

(Photo by Shirley Acuna) Four candidates are running against District 6 representative incumbent Desley Brooks

Will crowded race for District 6 break in favor of incumbent?

Google Desley Brooks—I dare you. The four term city council incumbent has served Oakland’s District 6 for nearly 16 years, and in that time Brooks has made herself known as a fighter, leaving those challenging her re-election feeling sore. A quick search for Brooks will reveal the dimensions of a candidate whose passion for progressive […]

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