About The Daily Orange

The Daily Orange Corp.

744 Ostrom Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210 USA

The Daily Orange is an independent newspaper published in Syracuse, New York. The editorial content of the paper — which originated in 1903 and went independent in 1971 — and its online platforms are entirely run by Syracuse University students.

The D.O.’s coverage of the greater SU area is disseminated through 125 issues during the 2017-18 academic year with a circulation of 6,000 copies, a readership of 30,000 and online circulation of about 500,000 during publishing months. The paper is published Monday through Thursday when SU classes are in session, Fridays before home football games and select basketball games and in the cases of notable and newsworthy occasions, such as the firing of former SU assistant men’s basketball coach Bernie Fine over sexual assault allegations. The D.O.’s online coverage is 24/7, including while SU is on break.

The D.O. has operated out of 744 Ostrom Ave. since 1983. To help support The D.O.’s independent journalism, please visit dailyorange.com/donate.

Business office hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the Syracuse University school year. Summer hours vary.

For business-related inquiries:

Mike Dooling, general manager

Editorial Staff: Fall 2017

The best way to contact editors is via email. Editors will then call you if applicable.

Editorial office hours: Sunday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to midnight, depending on the times when Syracuse University is out of session or on break.

Management editor@dailyorange.com, 315-443-9798
Alexa Díaz editor in chief
Alexa Torrens managing editor
News news@dailyorange.com
Sara Swann news editor
Sam Ogozalek asst. news editor
Jordan Muller asst. news editor
Kennedy Rose asst. news editor
Ivana Pino asst. news digital editor
Mary Catalfamo asst. copy editor
Sandhya Iyer asst. copy editor
Opinion opinion@dailyorange.com
Kathryn Krawczyk editorial editor
Aishwarya Sukesh asst. editorial editor
Pulp pulp@dailyorange.com
Stacy Fernández feature editor
Connor Fogel asst. feature editor
Lydia Niles asst. feature editor
Myelle Lansat asst. feature digital editor
Rhea Bhambhani asst. copy editor
Rori Sachs asst. copy editor
Sports sports@dailyorange.com
Sam Fortier sports editor
Charlie DiSturco asst. sports editor
Matthew Gutierrez asst. sports editor
Billy Heyen asst. sports digital editor
Andrew Graham asst. copy editor
Josh Schafer asst. copy editor
Photo photo@dailyorange.com
Ally Moreo photo editor
Sabrina Koenig asst. photo editor
Paul Schlesinger asst. photo editor
Design design@dailyorange.com
Lucy Naland presentation director
Ali Harford senior design editor
Kateri Gemperlein-Schirm design editor
Audrey Lee design editor
Amy Nakamura design editor
Bridget Slomian design editor
Talia Trackim design editor
Satoshi Sugiyama copy chief
Digital digital@dailyorange.com
Emma Comtois digital editor
Steven Hanna web developer
Amanda Caffey video editor
Brigid Kennedy asst. video editor
Lizzie Michael asst. video editor
Andy Mendes digital design editor
Katie Czerwinski digital design editor
Eliza Hsu Chen digital design editor
Illustration illustration@dailyorange.com
Casey Russell head illustrator
Advertising Dept. ads@dailyorange.com, 315-443-9794
General business-related inquiries:
Mike Dooling, general manager
mdooling@dailyorange.com, 315-443-2315

Buy Photos

Are you interested in buying a photo from The D.O.? Good news: You can. Photos can be purchased for $100 for one-time use and $175 for unlimited use. Please email editor@dailyorange.com with the following information: Name, email address, phone number, link to photo and description of use.


The D.O. is a platform for discussion among our readers. We offer the platform for readers to comment on stories to further the discussion of the story topic. The D.O. reserves the right to remove comments that do not further that discussion, as determined by the editor in chief and managing editor, and also reserves the right to disable comments completely.


Please email editor@dailyorange.com to report a correction.

The Daily Orange Board of Directors: Fall 2017

The D.O. Board of Directors guides the corporation through short- and long-term financial and strategic decisions directly pertaining to the success and longevity of The Daily Orange.

Board Members
Alexa Díaz editor in chief
Alexa Torrens managing editor
Mike Dooling general manager
Lucy Sutphin advertising manager
Eric Forman alumnus
Deb Gersh Hernandez alumna
Dave Levinthal alumnus
Steve Kovach alumnus
Matthew Gutierrez asst. sports editor
Julieta Birmajer business assistant
Emma Comtois digital editor
Bence Kotis IT director
Michael Burke student alumnus

Editorial Board

The Daily Orange Editorial Board serves as the voice of the paper in discussions that concern Syracuse University and the greater Syracuse community. The editorial board — which consists of The D.O.’s head editors as well as members of its staff and senior staff — aims to contribute the perspectives of students to conversations that are often centered on local policies, news events and administrative actions. If there is an issue you would like the editorial board to weigh in on, please pitch your idea here.

Learn more about The D.O. Editorial Board.

Letter to the Editor Policy

To have a letter printed in The D.O. and published on dailyorange.com, please follow the guidelines listed below:

  • Limit your letter to 400 words
  • Letters must be emailed to opinion@dailyorange.com
  • If you are associated with Syracuse University or the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, include your full name and year or position on campus
  • If you are not associated with SU or SUNY-ESF, please include your town of residence and any relevant affiliations
  • Include a phone number where you can be reached. This is for verification purposes only and will not be printed.
  • Letters will be published on The D.O. website within one business day of the time they are submitted. Letters will be published in the paper as spacing allows.
  • Topics should pertain to the Syracuse area
  • Letters should not include any personal information pertaining to other people unless it is relevant to the topic at hand, which will be decided at the discretion of The D.O.’s editor in chief and managing editor
  • Any links to third-party websites or extended versions of the letter will also be published at the discretion of the editor in chief and managing editor
  • All letters will be edited for style and grammar

Thank you in advance for following these guidelines.

Story Ideas

Do you have a story idea or event coming up that you’d like to share with The D.O.? Just fill out this simple form and our editors will be notified of the story.

Takedown Policy

The D.O. does not remove content from its website without a compelling legal justification. The D.O. Board of Directors reserves the exclusive right to modify this policy without notice and as it deems necessary.

The D.O. staff believes dailyorange.com should reflect the contents of the print product as accurately as possible. We believe unnecessarily altering the contents of dailyorange.com would be a disservice to our readers because it would prevent the website from accurately documenting history as it happens.

If you feel there is a legal justification for The D.O. to take down an article, column or other material appearing on dailyorange.com, please submit your request in writing to editor@dailyorange.com or to the below address, including with your request 1) the name of the written work, 2) its author, 3) the date of publication, 4) a hyperlink to the online version, 5) the legal justification for taking the work down and 6) any supporting documents.

The Daily Orange
Re: Online takedown request
744 Ostrom Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

The editor in chief will respond to requestors after examining takedown requests.