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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 […]

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Colombian American diva Kali Uchis made Oakland’s Fox Theater swoon

Kali Uchis graced the stage in a sparkly bandeau top, high pony tail and black high-waisted pants ready to bless her fans with her music. Uchis performed with a drummer, guitarist and keys player at the Fox Theater in Oakland on Feb. 19.  Uchis performed songs from both of her albums “Por Vida” and “Drunken Babble” as […]

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Indira Allegra and Rebeca Bollinger are the spring A+P+I artists in residence

Indira Allegra and Rebeca Bollinger are this semester’s artists-in-residence for A+P+I, or the Art, Process and Ideas collaboration between the Mills College Art Museum and the Art Department. They presented past works and their perspectives on creation in the “Artists In Conversation” event Friday, Feb. 23 in Danforth Lecture Hall. “We pick artists who […]

(Photo from Wikimedia Commons) Mirai Nagasu at the 2010 Olympics. Nagasu was one of 11 Asian Americans representing the U.S. in the winter 2018 Olympics.

Asian American representation in the Olympics inspires pride

This 2018 Winter Olympics has been an amazing time for the Asian Americans on the U.S. team. In snowboarding, Chloe Kim at 17 years old became the youngest female to win a medal, taking gold. Vincent Zhou became the first skater to land a quadruple lutz jump in any Olympic game ever. Nathan Chen became […]