Additional Staff

Student Staff

Hanna Horvath

Hanna is a senior news and online journalism major at Syracuse University. She is originally from Washington, D.C., but has lived all over the country, from Los Angeles to New York City to London. She loves to meet new people, to learn and tell their stories. Outside of journalism, Hanna loves writing poetry and running.

McKenna Moore

McKenna is a senior at Syracuse University. She has written and edited pieces on everything from drink recipes to the high lead poisoning rate among children in Syracuse. She is originally from Columbus, Ohio and enjoys reading and web design in her free time.

Katelyn Faubel

Katelyn is a student at Syracuse University who studies newspaper and online journalism and international relations. She is a self-motivated reporter who is always looking for different ways to be a multimedia storyteller. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, reading international news and exploring different places in her community.

Alex Archambault

Alex is a senior at Syracuse University dual majoring in Newspaper and Online Journalism in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and in Information, Management and Technology in the School of Information Studies. In school, she is learning to communicate ideas/stories through impactful writing and to manage individuals/systems in tech-based organizations. Like most, she enjoys a slew of non-school-related activities which include: running, spending time with siblings/friends, reading, listening to music, being outdoors, traveling and eating. When she graduates, she hopes to find a career that allows her to use both her communications degree and  information management degree. 

Zachary Krahmer

Zach is a graduate student, studying photography and public affairs at Syracuse University. Originally from Oregon, he uses photography, video and other mediums to share stories about community.


Dominique Hildebrand

Dominique is a visual storyteller, creating documentary work that explores unique communities. Dominique is currently located out of Syracuse, NY, as a master’s candidate at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Her work has been published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Washington Post and the Huffington Post.


Marianne Barthélemy

Marianne uses photography, video and the written and spoken word to tell stories about education and communities. Originally from France, she is a graduate student in the photography program at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Participating Professors

Prof. Emilie Davis

Instructor of NEW 509: Advanced Editing & NEW 508: Proofreading and Fact Checking

Prof. Emilie Davis is an adjunct professor in the newspaper department at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She teaches editing classes during fall and spring semesters.

Student editors in her two classes this spring are responsible for laying out content, writing headlines and photo captions and proofreading pages for The Stand. During the summer, she teaches news writing and reporting to incoming master’s students.

A native of Syracuse, Emilie grew up on the North Side. She returned to Syracuse in 1999 after a journalism career in Rochester and the Washington, D.C., area. She loves being back in Syracuse.

Gustav Niebuhr

Instructor of NEW 405: Public Affairs Reporting

Gustav spent 21 years working for daily newspapers as a beat reporter, from The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Mass., to The New York Times. Along the way, he has also worked for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.

He came to Syracuse in January 2004 and is an associate professor in the Newspaper and Online Journalism Department, with a joint appointment in the Religion Department in the College of Arts & Sciences.

He also blogs for On Faith, at and, and is the author of “Beyond Tolerance: Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America.”