Brian Zhang
Staff Reporter
Brian Zhang is Arts editor of the Yale Daily News and the third-year class president at Yale. Previously, he covered student life for the University desk. His writing can also be found in Insider Magazine, The Sacramento Bee, BrainPOP, New York Family and uInterview. Follow @briansnotebook on Instagram for more!
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$600,000 grant supports anti-racist teaching in New Haven Public Schools

The New Haven public school system — along with Students for Educational Justice, or SEJ — were recently awarded a $600,000 grant over three years […]

ZHANG: A letter to my fellow Yalies

Belonging. It is the one thing we always look for no matter where we are, who we are with. We looked for it on the […]

ZHANG: This one’s for all my smartasses

It’s a half hour into your English class, and that one debate kid is at it again — repeating the same thing ten times over […]

Alumni donations help School of Public Health support students on financial aid

This year, the Yale School of Public Health is accommodating a record number of students in scholarship aid — a result of donations from alumni […]

Yale researchers attribute extreme precipitation in recent years to intensifying “rivers in the sky”

With the onslaught of increasingly frequent floods and storms brought about by climate change, Yale researchers pointed to a possible culprit: the changing course of […]

New photography exhibition captures pandemic life and cityscape

On Wednesday, the New Haven Museum on 114 Whitney Ave. opened a new exhibit that displays snippets of the pandemic’s impact on the Elm City […]

Community protest on New Haven Green celebrates Indigenous people

On Tuesday, community voices rang out across the Green as New Haveners led a ceremony celebrating Indigenous culture and calling on Congress to welcome migrants.  […]

ISS research explores shifting power trends among U.S. and China

The International Security Studies, or ISS, research cohort at Yale, which was incorporated into the Jackson Institute for Global International Affairs earlier this month, has […]

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Fair Haven Community Management Team discusses violence prevention, conservation projects

During a virtual meeting on Thursday evening, the Fair Haven Community Management Team discussed updates on community environmental projects as well as challenges that the […]

University researchers to study gender disparities in heart disease diagnosis

In collaboration with Women’s Health Research at Yale, University scientists are leading a pilot clinical study on improving heart disease diagnosis for women — in […]

Oppenheimer speaks to Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven on new book on Squirrel Hill community’s healing process

With the approaching anniversary of the Oct. 27, 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue shooting — the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S.history  — English lecturer Mark Oppenheimer ’96 […]