The Daily Cardinal

2142 Vilas Communication Hall 
821 University Avenue 
Madison, Wis. 53706-1497 
(608) 262-8000 - Fax (608) 262-8100

The Daily Cardinal is published in print Monday and Thursday and distributed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in the surrounding community with a circulation of 10,000.

The Cardinal is a nonprofit organization run by its staff members and elected editors. It receives no funds from the university and is completely independent. Operating revenue is generated from advertising and subscription sales.

The Cardinal was founded in 1892 by William Wesley Young who named the paper after UW-Madison's official colors, cardinal and white. 

Capital Newspapers, Inc. is the Cardinal's printer. The Daily Cardinal is printed on recycled paper. The Cardinal is a member of the  Associated Collegiate Press and the Wisconsin Newspaper Association

How to get involved 

Interested in writing for The Daily Cardinal? Email for another way to get involved. We are always accepting new staffers.

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Contact Information

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To contact a specific person, please see the list below.

Editorial Staff

Editor-In-Chief - x210

Theda Berry 

Managing Editor - x211
Negassi Tesfamichael

News Manager - x226, 227, 228
Peter Coutu

Campus Editor 
Sammy Gibbons

College Editor 
Nina Bertelsen

City Editor 
Gina Heeb

State Editor
Lilly Price

Associate Editor
Noah Habenstreit

Social Media
Jenna Mytton

Opinion Editors
Sebestian van Bastelaer and Samantha Wilcox

Editorial Board Chair
Ellie Herman

Editorial Board

Dylan Anderson, Sebestian van Bstelaer, Theda Berry, Ellie Herman, Jack Kelly, Ben Pickman, Negassi Tesfamichael and Samantha Wilcox

Arts Editors
Samantha Marz and Ben Golden

Sports Editors
Tommy Vaitlin-Erwin and Bobby Erlich

Features Editor
Hannah Olson

Multimedia Editor
Lisa Milter

Almanac Editors
Ayomide Awosika and Marc Tost

Life & Style Editor
Cassie Hurwitz

Science Editor
Julie Spitzer

Photo Editors
Morgan Winston and Katie Scheidt

Graphics Editors
Amira Barre

Copy Chiefs
Katie Gvozdjak, Audrey Altmann, Yi Wu and Sydney Widell

Business Staff

Business Manager - x204
Grant Bailey

Advertising Manager - x201
Tyler Baier and Caleb Bussler - 262-844-2631

Business Office

Marketing Director
Ryan Jackson