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Amnesty International Student Group: New Club on Campus

The Mills College Amnesty International Student Group, a new club, recently hosted the Amnesty International’s Northern California Training at the Graduate School of Business (GSB). The event was on Feb. 2, a rainy Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event was facilitated by human rights activists from across Northern California and highlighted a few […]

Our Space is located ten minutes from the Hayward BART station and provides a community spot for LGBTQ+ youth.

Our Space: Where it’s safe to be yourself

Our Space is a multi-faceted community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 14–24, to connect with other LGBTQ youth and community.  Our Space started in 2010 by Stephanie Perron, who was a social worker at the time. Perron noticed that LGBTQ youth were disproportionately represented in the foster care system, and created the program as a […]

Positions open for Conduct Hearing Board

Mills College is looking for students who are interested in joining the Conduct Hearing Board. The Conduct Hearing Board reviews alleged violations and cases on the academic integrity and conduct code. The conduct hearing board involves the cross-collaboration of students, staff and faculty which form the committee. The cases are either referred directly by a conduct officer or appealed by a student. […]

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Multiple fires contribute to poor air quality

The onset of fires ravaging California on Tuesday, Nov. 13 have been made worse by strong winds oxygenating the wildfires, while blowing and transporting the smoke and debris to neighboring areas.  The three simultaneous fires in question, named after the locations from which they originate, are located in the northern and southern regions of California. The northern Camp […]

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, […]

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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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