Michael Ndubisi
Michael Ndubisi is co-editor of the Yale Daily News’ Opinion desk and one of the News’ Diversity, Equity & Inclusion co-chairs. Michael was previously an opinion columnist for the News, contributor and managing editor of ‘Time, Change and the Yale Daily News: A History’ and an associate beat reporter covering student accessibility. Originally from Long Beach, California, he is a sophomore in Saybrook College majoring in Political Science.
NDUBISI & WARD: Black Yale in Focus

As part of this year’s Black History Month special issue, the News is working to highlight Black voices across our campus community. We spoke with five Black Yale students, who hail from various areas across the United States, about their experiences navigating Yale as Black students and maintaining their sense of authenticity.

NDUBISI: You belong here

In its continued rightward march, the Thomas Court’s rulings on affirmative action have made the dream of college harder for students of color, especially at […]

DE GENNARO & NDUBISI: Fox News is bad. The mainstream media isn’t faring much better.

When Alexis de Tocqueville wrote “Democracy in America” in 1835, he declared that democracy must always entail liberty of the press, for better or for […]

Black Excellence is everywhere

In each of our busy lives and packed schedules, it is easy to get comfortable in the Yale bubble. We go from class to class, […]

PROFILE: Rebranding higher education: a conversation with Kymberly Pinder

Kymberly Pinder GRD ’95, the first African American woman dean at Yale and the first person of color to head the Yale School of Art, discussed her groundbreaking career, the future of higher education and Black history.

NDUBISI & DE VERNOU: A Grand Strategy for Democracy — At Home and Abroad

In his recent State of the Union Address, President Biden touted his legislative victories, outlined his agenda for the newly divided Congress and painted an […]

NDUBISI & SUH-TOMA: Where do we go from here?

After years of advocacy from student leaders and activists, calls for change from alumni and professors and a bombshell lawsuit that brought the nation’s attention to the issue of mental health discrimination on its […]

NDUBISI: City by the sea

I held back tears for most of my Southern California vacation the summer before I came to Yale. Expecting to return to my vibrant and […]

NDUBISI: The conservative case for reparations

California’s Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans has arrived at an estimate owed to the State’s Black residents: $569 billion.  […]

NDUBISI: In defense of the News’ “untenable” anonymity policy

Earlier this fall, the Yale Daily News published its months-long historical memory project, “Time, Change at the Yale Daily News: A History.” The project examined […]

NDUBISI: A time for Yalies

Georgians once again find themselves with the eyes of the nation upon them as they choose their next United States senator in a hotly contested […]