Arts & Entertainment

(Photo courtesy of Flickr) Constance Wu starred as Rachel Chu in Crazy Rich Asians.

Crazy Rich Asians delivers on what it promises — frivolous fun

Released on Aug. 15 this year, Crazy Rich Asians grossed over $26 million in its opening weekend. According to Box Office Mojo, Crazy Rich Asians has grossed over $121 million domestically as of Sept. 5. For many, this movie holds deep cultural significance. Crazy Rich Asians is the first movie in 25 years that features an […]

(Photos courtesy of Netflix and The six main characters messily learned about themselves in Seoul Searching. From left to right, Grace (jessika Van), Kris (Rosalina Lee), Sid (Justin Chon), Klaus (Teo Yoo), Sergio (Esteban Ahn), and Sue-jin (Byeol Kang).

Seoul Searching is almost Seoul food, but not quite

With the recent rise in Asian American creative productions (think Crazy Rich Asians, 88 Rising, Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari, Fresh off the Boat and Netflix specials with comedians like Jo Koy, Ali Wong), I’ve been exploring more and more contemporary artists, and I hope this is a rise that will continue indefinitely. Although I’d love […]

Women In Music Fest panelists celebrate women working in the industry

The second annual Women In Music Festival supported women in the many fields within the music industry on April 5–8 in Oakland. Carmena Woodward, aka DJ Red Corvette, and Evangeline Elder started the festival in 2017 as a response to misogyny in the industry. This year they partnered with more organizations to bring more events and people, including a […]


Music Masters students host Signal Flow

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 […]

2nd annual COLLECTIVE art show celebrates POC artists

The second annual COLLECTIVE art show showcased art made by people of color, at Movement Ink, a local clothing apparel store, on March 9, 2018. Mills students and non-Mills students submitted works of visual art, multimedia, live poetry and music. The space became a makeshift art gallery for the night with art sharing space with the hoodies and T-shirts Movement Ink is […]

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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