Isaac Yu
Staff Reporter
Isaac Yu writes about transportation, traffic safety and urban planning in New Haven. He is also a production and design staffer for the News. Hailing from Garland, Texas, he is a Berkeley College first-year majoring in English and Urban Studies.
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COVID-19 vaccine rollout for New Haven’s communities of color

For the last six months, cities around the country have been grappling with the inequitable rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations. In New Haven, organizations have been […]

Tweed lifts off with $100 million private investment and new terminal, airline

A massive expansion of Southern Connecticut’s largest airport will be funded by a Goldman Sachs-owned company, which will take the reins on day-to-day operations for the next forty years. Meanwhile, a new airline promises regular, affordable service from Tweed, which has struggled in recent years.

A rendering of the possible changes at Tweed
Unions call for respect from Yale at car caravan rally

With contract negotiations for Yale’s unions looming, workers took to the streets, both on foot and in cars, to send a message of strength and […]

‘Beep beep, Yale is cheap!’: Unions call for respect from Yale at car caravan rally

With contract negotiations for Yale’s unions looming, workers took to the streets, both on foot and in cars, to send a message of strength and unity to President Peter Salovey.

Labor activists call on Yale to ‘respect’ New Haven in Prospect St. mural

Starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, painters also added two stripes to Prospect Street’s bike lane. One is a 670-foot blue line reaching from Grove Street to Trumbull Street, representing Yale’s more than $30 billion endowment.

Asian American students, faculty members reflect on rise of hate crimes

The past year has seen immeasurable suffering for many communities across the country. The pandemic has brought on a particularly heightened sense of fear in […]

Trip to the Night Market

To protect one’s tongue from burning, tian bu la1 from Taipei’s night markets must be consumed with rapid chewing, sucking in enough air with each […]

Students and faculty reflect on the status of Asian American studies at Yale

In interviews with the News, three Asian American students and three faculty members all expressed a desire for more University support for Asian American studies, particularly in hiring more faculty members whose work deal with the subject area.

Asian Yalies explore oral narratives, generational trauma through senior theses

This year, some Yalies used their senior thesis projects to explore a wide range of Asian and Asian American issues.

New Haven residents create AAPI coalition in wake of hate crimes

Members of the AAPI community are forming a new coalition, called aapiNHV, to increase the coordination of efforts to combat anti-Asian racism and violence.

An aerial view of New Haven Green
AACC to celebrate 40th anniversary with teach-in, alumni panel and digital history showcase

Four decades ago, roughly 100 Asian American students — at that point about a third of the total Asian American population enrolled in Yale College — met with then-Yale president Bart Giamatti to fight for a space of their own on campus, beyond a few rooms in the basement of Bingham Hall.

Students gather at the AACC after its opening.