To gluten or not to gluten?

In recent years the term gluten-free has become more well known than ever before. From gluten-free goods becoming regularly available in grocery stores to gluten-free options being added to restaurant menus, what was once a costly, niche label has become widespread. In the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 2018 Food and HealthSurvey, gluten-free eating ranked […]

Struggling in silence: Underdiagnosis of ADHD in women

If you were to look at my high school transcript, it would be easy to assume that I was a bright kid who breezed through my time there—I got all As, took honors and AP classes and was involved in multiple extra-curriculars. Yet if you were to look at my day-today-reality, a different story would […]

Autism acceptance vs. autism awareness

Autism Awareness Day occurs every year on April 12. Originally created by the United Nations (U.N.) during the 2008 General Assembly, it has since been expanded by various organizations to the entire month of April, and has become Autism Awareness month. Autism Awareness Day was started because, according to the U.N., “the rate of autism […]

Psychological impacts of the herpes stigma

For many people, receiving a positive diagnosis for Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) feels like the end of the world. Their dating and sex life suddenly feels impossible for fear of rejection when telling someone they carry the virus. Although herpes is treatable and is very common among people in the United States, those who have […]

Community Food Resources

The Mills Food Pantry The Mills Pantry opened last semester to assist students who are in need of a resource for food. When accessing the pantry, students are not required to pay for food nor prove their need level and are able to use the service once a week. This serves as an alternative to […]

Health Resources at Mills

Vera Whole Health Clinic Located in the Cowell Building at CPM 14, the Vera Whole Health Clinic, most commonly known as Vera, is a resource available to all Mills students no matter the status of their health insurance. The services offered at the on-campus clinic, including office visits, physical exams, and health coaching, are free. […]

The Women’s World Cup is this summer: Here’s what you need to know

The eighth ever Women’s World Cup will start on June 7—and unlike last summer, when the U.S. men’s team didn’t make it to the tournament, the United States women’s team not only qualified, they’re the reigning champions. As one of the most successful women’s soccer teams in the world, the U.S. women’s national team is […]