About The Daily Orange

The Daily Orange Corp.

744 Ostrom Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210 USA

The Daily Orange, the independent campus newspaper of Syracuse, New York, was founded in 1903 and became independent in 1971. The paper will publish 125 issues during the 2016-17 academic year with a circulation of 6,000 copies, a readership of 20,000 and online circulation of about 280,000 during publishing months.

The paper is published Monday through Thursday when school is in session and Fridays before home football games and select basketball games. The paper is distributed free to more than 100 locations on and around the SU campus, including Armory Square, South Side, Hanover, City Courts, Westcott and Nottingham business areas. The editorial content of the paper, which originated in 1903 and went independent in 1971, is entirely student-run.

Mike Dooling, General Manager
Advertising Department

Business Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., during the Syracuse University school year. Summer hours are variable.

Editorial Staff: Spring 2017

The best way to contact editors is via email. Editors will then call you if applicable. We all check our email interminably. Seriously.

Editorial Office Hours: Sunday-Thursday, approx. 5 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
Justin Mattingly Editor in Chief
Alexa Díaz Managing Editor
News news@dailyorange.com
Michael Burke news editor
Sam Ogozalek asst. news editor
Satoshi Sugiyama asst. news editor
Delaney Van Wey asst. news editor
Haley Kim asst. copy editor
Taylor Watson asst. copy editor
Opinion opinion@dailyorange.com
Alexa Torrens editorial editor
Myelle Lansat asst. editorial editor
Pulp pulp@dailyorange.com
Casey Russell feature editor
Stacy Fernandez asst. feature editor
Joe Bloss asst. feature editor
Emera Riley asst. copy editor
Vera Rees asst. copy editor
Sports sports@dailyorange.com
Tomer Langer sports editor
Sam Fortier asst. sports editor
Matthew Gutierrez asst. sports editor
Charlie DiSturco asst. copy editor
Andrew Graham asst. copy editor
Photo photo@dailyorange.com
Ally Moreo photo editor
Colin Davy asst. photo editor
Jacob Greenfeld asst. photo editor
Design design@dailyorange.com
Lucy Naland presentation director
Ali Harford design editor
Andy Mendes design editor
Layla Molayem design editor
Jordan Rubin design editor
Rori Sachs design editor
Alex Szelewski design editor
Development editor@dailyorange.com
Rachel Gilbert development editor
Copy copy@dailyorange.com
Clare Ramirez copy chief
Web media@dailyorange.com
Rachel Sandler digital editor
Amanda Caffey video editor
Brigid Kennedy asst. video editor
Lizzie Michael asst. video editor
Benjamin Farr social media director
Emma Comtois digital design editor
Anna Merod asst. news web editor
Divya Murthy asst. feature web editor
Nick Alvarez asst. sports web editor
Art/Comics comics@dailyorange.com
Emmy Gnat head illustrator
Advertising ads@dailyorange.com
General business-related inquiries mdooling@dailyorange.com

Letter to the Editor Policy

To have a letter printed in The Daily Orange, please follow the guidelines listed below:

  • Limit your letter to 400 words.
  • Letters must be emailed to opinion@dailyorange.com.
  • Include your full name as well as your year and major, year of graduation or position on campus. If you are not affiliated with Syracuse University, please include your town of residence.
  • Include a phone number and email address where you can be reached. This is for verification purposes only and will not be printed.
  • Letters must be submitted by 4 p.m. the day prior to when you would like it to run. The D.O. cannot guarantee publication if it is submitted past the deadline.
  • 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 Editor in Chief and Managing Editor of The Daily Orange.
  • 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 of The Daily Orange.
  • All letters will be edited for style and grammar.

Thank you in advance for following these guidelines.

Article Takedown Policy

The Daily Orange does not remove articles from its website without a compelling legal justification. The board of directors of The Daily Orange reserves the exclusive right to modify this policy without notice and as it deems necessary.

The Daily Orange is the newspaper of record for news created by or affecting the Syracuse University community. The Daily Orange’s staff believes dailyorange.com should reflect the contents of the print version of the publication as accurately as possible. We believe unnecessarily altering the contents of dailyorange.com would be a disservice to our readers and the communities we serve by preventing our online component from accurately documenting history as it happens.

If you feel there is a legal justification for the publication to take down an article, column or other material appearing on dailyorange.com, please submit your request in writing 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 article takedown request
744 Ostrom Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

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


The Daily Orange is also 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 Daily Orange Corp. 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.

Story Ideas

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

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 paper’s head editors, 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

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.


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

Board of Directors: Fall 2016

The Board of Directors governs The Daily Orange Corp. This board makes all major financial and other decisions directly pertaining to the success and longevity of The Daily Orange.

Board Members
Justin Mattingly Editor in Chief
Alexa Díaz Managing Editor
Mike Dooling General Manager
Eric Forman alumnus
Dave Levinthal alumnus
Deb Gersh Hernandez alumna
Steve Kovach alumnus
Michael Burke asst. news editor
Jacob Gedetsis student alumnus
Max Burggraf IT director
Manny Garcia advertising manager
David Hayashi assistant to the general manager