Category Archives: Center Spread

On Preserving Mental Health During National Tragedies

By Amanda O’Dea, Entertainment Editor You push open the door and walk out of the English hall. Your day is over and you think through your plans for the afternoon as you unzip your backpack and dig around for the familiar shape of your trusty

Asian-Americans Onstage and Onscreen

By Chacha Tahng, Staff Writer When I was younger, my friends and I would pick which Disney princess we wanted to be. I would always get the same response. “You’d be Mulan!” my friend would say. When I asked why there was never a valid answer.

Beyond the Hashtag: The Impact of #MeToo

By Brielle Lam, Staff Writer The #MeToo movement made its debut in 2017 when dozens of women broke their silence and spoke about their experiences with sexual assault and harassment. Since then, hundreds more have shared their own stories by using the hashtag: #MeToo. Sexual

Top Risks For 2018 As Told By Mills Students

By Kaitlyn Chan, Editor-in-Chief Ian Bremmer of the political consultancy, Eurasia Group, has published his yearly Top Risks report, with 2018 heralding the arrival of the following: China seeking to fill the global leadership vacuum, technological cold wars with artificial intelligence, failed negotiations heading towards

Optimism for the New Year

By Anjuli Niyogi The year of 2017 precipitated numerous major crises including events such as the devastating hurricanes across the western hemisphere, NFL (National Football League) protests, the #MeToo movement, and the protests in Charlottesville. Despite major losses suffered in 2017, we should remain optimistic

Food and Gifts and Family–Oh My!

Amanda O’Dea, Entertainment Editor I was born lucky. I was born into a family with two loving parents, two adorable sisters, and two fluffy cats. There’s even a hamster. My grandparents live on Millbrae Avenue, within spitting distance if you first drink a Diet Dr.

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Picture This- A Conversation About Privilege

by Justin Dunbar, Photo Manager and Staff Writer You may not realize it, but there is at least one thing that you are taking for granted. It’s not your fault, but many fail to realize how lucky they are. Simply think about your life, and

Re-boarding the Viking Ship This Holiday Season

By: Hoatson Kwan, Staff Writer The holiday season is a time for relaxation; for students, it is an alleviation from the stresses of school and work. With their schedules being packed for the majority of the year, this annual break allows them to reunite with