Arts & Entertainment

Kehlani at the minor stage during Stavernfestivalen in Stavern on 09. July 2016. Lineup: Kehlani Parrish (vocal)

“While We Wait” was worth the wait

Oakland’s Kehlani just dropped a new mixtape, and it’s everything we could have hoped for. “While We Wait” features nine tracks, all touching on subjects like failed relationships, healing and self-love set to Kehlani’s unique blend of pop, hip-hop and R&B beats that she has perfectly executed on her past album and mixtapes. Kehlani Ashley Parrish, […]

Lead singer and guitarist, Clementine Creevy, wrote 2019's "Stuffed & Ready" with themes touching on isolation and solitude.

Alternative band Cherry Glazerr comes to Santa Cruz

The clear, distinct voice of Cherry Glazerr’s guitarist and singer Clementine Creevy pierced through the hazy purple light of the club. “White’s not my color this evening,” Creevy sang, the crowd eagerly responding to the eponymously titled song about getting periods. Along with Creevy as frontperson, Los Angeles based trio Cherry Glazerr is comprised of […]

Poet Morgan Parker candidly spoke about topics such as  mental health an d the historically white popularized canon of poetry during the Contemporary Writer's Series  event.

Morgan Parker discusses comfortability and the poetry canon at the Contemporary Writers Series

Mills’ Contemporary Writers Series brought poet Morgan Parker to Mills on March 5. According to her website, Parker is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and the winner of a 2016 Pushcart Prize. She attended Columbia University, where she received her Bachelors in Anthropology and Creative Writing, and received […]

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Affordable Art Exhibits in the Bay Area

You’ve been working hard so far this semester and you deserve a break. One way to treat yourself is to visit one of the many museums in the Bay Area. It’s very common for there to be offers of free admission once a month and various discounts for students and groups of people. Sites like […]

Rapper and activist Killer Mike takes viewers on a six episode journey exploring issues within the Black community.

“Trigger Warning with Killer Mike” is as entertaining as it is insightful

The Netflix show “Trigger Warning with Killer Mike” was released on Jan. 18. Michael Render, famously known as Killer Mike, is half of the rap duo Run the Jewels, who released their 2016 album “Run the Jewels 3” to widespread acclaim. He’s released music on his own as well, as exemplified in the highly recommended 2012 […]

IWA call for red dresses meant to raise awareness and honor the memory of Indigenous women

The Mills College Indigenous Women’s Alliance (IWA) is calling for donations of red dresses for an installation scheduled for early March all around campus.  The call by IWA for red dress donations is inspired by the REDress Project started by Winnipeg based artist Jaime Black to raise awareness of the disproportionately high numbers of missing […]

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Cherokee actor Wes Studi brings insight and reflection to the Mills community

“A Life of Activism and Art: A Conversation with Wes Studi” took place at Lisser Hall on Jan. 30. Studi, a beloved Cherokee actor who has been in over 80 films, sat down with Dr. Natalee Kēhaulani Bauer, assistant professor in ethnic studies and women, gender, and sexuality studies and director of Mills’ Native […]

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