Affordable exercise classes for students in the East Bay

Photo by Lila Goehring

The cartoon is a humorous take on the belief that exercise classes — particularly yoga — are reserved for the privileged. Like those with full time jobs, students often have limited time for exercise or relaxation. Beyond that, many students do not have the funds or means to get to expensive yoga or exercise classes. With all […]

How to report sexual harassment, assault and misconduct at Mills

On the heels of the #MeToo and #WhyIDidn’tReport movements, Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has inflamed the already-present discussion around how pervasive sexual assault and harassment is. For those looking to understand a little more about how to report or seek institutional support regarding sexual harassment, assault and misconduct, Mills’ policy offers several options. […]

Weight Watchers’ new focus on wellness met with skepticism

Weight Watchers (WW) has undergone many changes in recent weeks to rebrand themselves and shift their focus away from weight loss and towards “wellness,” but many people who have known the diet-based company their whole lives are skeptical, and are beginning to see larger problems in American society than calorie counting. The company is now called “WW”—an acronym for […]

Cyclone of the week

(Photo by APER) Pintel has been on the team since her first year.

Dalia Pimentel’s dedication, passion and leadership both on and off the soccer field have earned her the title of Cyclone of the Week—an honorable title given to an outstanding student athlete each week. Pimentel  has been on the soccer team since her first year at Mills, and she calls the experience “without a doubt, the […]

Photo by Annie Pearce

A day in the life of a rower

Athletes account for a sizeable portion of the population at Mills College. Everyone has sat next to a student athlete in class or at Founders, but those who do not play sports may not understand the intensity and dedication their life requires. Their lives require extensive planning, hard work and attention to health and time. For […]

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Mental health: a practical list of resources

It has become more commonly believed that mental health is just as important as physical health when thinking about long term lifestyle choices. However, it can be important to reach out for professional help when mental health issues threaten safety or if they are getting in the way of everyday life. There are resources for […]

Photo by Marisa Tangeman

The midterms are upon us

The days are getting shorter, workloads are getting heavier and deadlines are getting closer. Sprinkle on the looming results of the midterms both academically and politically—piping fresh in the collective psyche; many may be wondering “where do we go from here?” Sure, commiserating online via existential memes is certainly a viable option, but it’s not […]