Isabella Zou
Staff Reporter
Isabella Zou serves as co-editor in chief of the Yale Daily News Magazine. She previously worked as an associate editor and staff writer for the Magazine, writing features on faith and homelessness. Originally from Austin, TX, she is a rising junior in Timothy Dwight College majoring in ethnicity, race and migration.
Author Archive
ZOU: I belong because you don’t

Tuesday was pre-tap day for secret societies, and I’m remembering how a year ago, I walked up College Street with one of my best friends […]


  The pole seared into my right shin as I hung four feet in the air. Sweat developed between my death-grips and the stainless steel. […]

Wallace Prize Issue 2021

FEATURE: God and the Gay Ivy

On a cool afternoon in September, hundreds of rainbow-clothed people marched down Chapel Street. As they approached the New Haven Green, counterprotesters handed them coins […]

Valerie Pavilonis
Climate talk discusses Extinction Rebellion

A group of New Haven residents gathered on Thursday night to learn about Extinction Rebellion — a UK-turned-international climate crisis movement that has rapidly gained […]

BPI showcases new film about prison education

The Whitney Humanities Center auditorium filled on Tuesday as viewers poured in to watch clips from College Behind Bars — a new documentary following students […]

Loving Thy Neighbor

It’s Sunday, 8 a.m. Nia Campinha-Bacote DIV ’21 reads aloud to a circle of about 18 adults. Bibles are cracked open on their knees. Cups […]

In Between Homes

ZOU: Smart, stupid, sophisticated

I was relaxing in my Shanghai hotel room when I read an article by Anemona Hartocollis in the New York Times. The article explained that […]