Arts & Entertainment

Hannah Lu-Way produces music under the name CHLORA

Hannah Lu-Way, who produces electronic music under the name CHLORA, fell in love with the art of composing after taking her first intermedia arts class at Mills College one year ago. On Sept. 28, she had her first paid gig at the Jewish Contemporary Museum in San Francisco where she performed her original songs. When […]

Happy Friday? Mills students share thoughts about Friday the 13th

As the members of the Mills community get ready for Halloween, there is another frightful date that has many students on edge: Friday the 13th. This year Friday the 13th has fallen within October, the month of Halloween and haunts. For Mills students, this occurrence has stirred a range of emotions from celebratory to frightened. For […]

Q&A w/ Micheline Aharonian Marcom – MFA Class of 1999

Born in Saudi Arabia, Micheline Aharonian Marcom has become a celebrated literary voice and an influential member of the Mills community. Marcom teaches undergraduate and graduate fiction, and was an integral member of the Upward Bound Program, which promotes skills for success in college-bound low-income and first-generation students. In addition to teaching, her involvements now […]

Reverend Dara Olandt, Karen Fiene, and Alumni Association President Viji Nakka-Cammauf cut and serve the cake

Mills College chapel celebrates its 50th birthday

The Mills College Chapel celebrated its 50th anniversary with cake, coffee and community as supporters gathered to honor the chapel’s many years since its doors opened in 1967. Since 1967, the Mills College Chapel has provided a nondenominational space for the community. On Sept. 15, people from all over Mills and the Bay Area came together under the […]

(Photo courtesy of Mills College) Professor of Music Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell’s music resonates through Mills College classrooms and worldwide

Roscoe Mitchell’s voice echoed throughout the classroom of students attending his Exploring Music class as he explained the importance of improvisation in the many disciplines of musical study. He was leading a discussion on the history of improvisational jazz music and students around me were eager to ask him questions about his work. I had heard […]

Courtesy of Christine Hyung-Oak Lee

Memory and writing at MFA Alumni reading

Themes of memory, trauma and recovery were expressed in the last Contemporary Writers Series.

Book Recommendation: His Majesty’s Dragon

Madeleine Nakamura reviews Naomi Novik’s “His Majesty’s Dragon,” describing it as a mixture of Jane Austen and Jane Yolen, liberally injected with adrenaline and coated in scales.

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