Isaac Yu
Staff Reporter
Isaac Yu was the News' managing editor. He covered transportation and faculty as a reporter and laid out the front page of the weekly print edition. He co-founded the News' Audience desk, which oversees social media and the newsletter. He was a leader of the News' Asian American and low-income affinity groups. Hailing from Garland, Texas, Isaac is a Berkeley College junior majoring in American Studies.
Author Archive
Pro-Palestine protests and arrests at Yale: A visual timeline

Pulling from live reporting, the News reconstructed a visual timeline of the turmoil that led to the arrests of 44 students on Beinecke Plaza last Monday.

LETTER 9.15: Look outward

I was deeply concerned by Megan Vaz’s article in your opinion pages last week. As noted in your joint statement with the public editor, elections […]

YU: Diversity and the Yale Daily News

On December 1, 2022, I announced my resignation as managing editor of the Yale Daily News’ 145th Managing Board. I will cherish the friendships I’ve […]

Controversy at summer program sparks conversation on FGLI belonging

First-generation, low-income students and counselors spoke to the News about controversies that negatively impacted the First-Year Scholars at Yale program in the wake of the College Council’s first statement of the year.

Draft report shows administrative size and salaries soared as faculty hiring stalled

The draft report, which has so far not been endorsed or released by the Senate, expresses deep concerns about the University’s bureaucracy and represents a push towards shared governance.

New slate of faculty elected to restructured senate, two seats to be filled

The recently-expanded body, now named the FAS-SEAS Senate, held elections in May and will fill two vacant seats at its next meeting.

Bandy Lee complaint dismissed by federal judge; Lee says she will appeal

A federal judge has dismissed a high-profile lawsuit against the University in which former professor Bandy Lee alleged that she was wrongfully fired over public […]

Yale researchers use satellite images to locate detention camps in Russian-occupied Ukraine

The Yale School of Public Health’s Humanitarian Research Lab’s collaboration with the U.S. State Department is set to be discussed at the UN Security Council next Tuesday.

Yale Journalism Initiative sees director shakeup

Mark Oppenheimer ’96 is departing Yale’s journalism program after 16 years at its helm. His successor, a program alum, is a long-form freelance writer who worked as the Economist’s Argentina correspondent.

Senate raises further alarms about suspended professors

The FAS Senate passed a resolution urging Yale to establish a committee to review policies related to the protection of professors under federal scrutiny.

Welcome to the special issue: Amplifying AAPI Voices 2022

Welcome the Yale Daily News’ special issue celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander communities! We are incredibly excited to present a mix of reported content and thoughtful personal essays as well as multimedia and artwork.