Asian American representation in the Olympics inspires pride

(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.

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 […]

Hummus lovers, try this vegan hummus recipe!

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When I was in high school, I worked at a fancy wine and cheese restaurant that made delicious hummus. I have committed it to memory as if it were the secret Coca Cola recipe. It’s simple enough to make in your dorm, if you have access to a blender or food processor, and only has a few […]

Chloe Kim, youngest female snowboarder to win gold

At just 17 years old, Chloe Kim became the youngest woman to win a golden Olympic snowboarding medal for the United States. She competed in the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea where her relatives got to see her perform live. Kim is a first-generation Korean-American, born in Long Beach, California and raised in nearby […]

Menstrual cups are an alternative to traditional pads or tampons

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Are you a broke college student who spends money on pads or tampons? While the most common period products are pads and tampons, other products can end up saving you more money in the long run, notably the menstrual cup. A menstrual cup is typically a silicone device that is intended for insertion when menstruating. The […]

Q&A with Creative Animal foundation co-founder Tim Davison

On April 3, Mills college hosted the Creative Animal foundation’s tiny house behind the tea shop. The house is 203 square feet, Creative Animal foundation co-founder Tim Davison said. He and his partner, Stephanie Arne live in their tiny house. Their website says they are “a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization devoted to advancing education and science […]

New farm manager puts roots down at Mills

Since the beginning of this spring 2018 semester, Mills College’s Urban Farm has a new farm manager. While Julia Dashe has only been at Mills for two months, she has already dug right in. Dashe was hired after Mills’ first and previous farm manager, Alisha Strater, turned in her resignation notice at the end of last semester […]

Self-Care can help ease student stress

The Self-Care for Healing and Mobilization workshop kicked off the annual Queer Conference at California State University East Bay, where schools from all around Northern California gathered on Saturday, March 10. The host, Phiroozeh Petigara, a local yoga teacher and writer, said that people tend to face strong societal messages that contradict taking care of […]