We are excited to read your thoughts in an op-ed (opinion editorial) format.  This is your chance to be the pundit and possibly sway the hearts and minds of millions of readers.  You might even discover a new career path!  The whole point behind is to explore the ideas of everyday people, so write with confidence.  Here are a few suggestions before you start writing and make sure to follow the submission instructions below.

Potential Topics

  1. Party Politics
  2. International Affairs
  3. Immigration
  4. Abortion
  5. Terrorism
  6. Religion
  7. Economics and Finance
  8. Minority Issues
  9. Family Issues
  10. Education
  11. Culture
  12. National Defense
  13. LGBT
  14. Healthcare
  15. Gun Control

Writing Tips

The above topics are just suggestions.  You should choose a subject that is important to you.  After you select a great topic that you are passionate about, there are some important things to remember when writing an op-ed.  Here are some suggestions as you dive into the process.

Univ of IL, News Bureau – Op-Ed Writing and Guidelines

All About PR, How to Write an Op-Ed

The Balance, Oped – What is it and How to Write It

Bateman Group, Got an Opinion? How to Write an Op-Ed that Doesn’t Suck

Submitting Work

When you complete your op-ed you can submit it to  Please send it as an attachment, preferably in Microsoft Word or Google Docs format.  Please understand that the editors take the liberty to edit your piece.  We may even change the title.  However, it is for the benefit of the readers that we do so.  Also, by submitting your work you are showing agreement with the terms outlined below:

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