Voice Your Opinion

Have an opinion about something UP students care about or should care about? We want to hear from you!

Send your commentary or Letter to the Editor to beacon@up.edu and cc Opinion Editor Owen Price at priceo19@up.edu

Please put “Opinion” in the email’s subject line, and follow the submission policy below.

We like to include an author headshot with each commentary printed, so please attach a head-and-shoulders photo of yourself, if possible. We may also arrange for a Beacon staffer to take your picture.

Beacon Submission Policy

Letters to the Editor generally do not exceed 250 words. Those with longer opinions are encouraged to submit guest columns.  Recommended length for guest columns is approximately 500 words. The Beacon reserves the right to edit any contributions for length or style, and/or reject them for any reason without notification. The Beacon’s receipt of a submission does not guarantee publication.

All contributions must include the writer’s address, email address and phone number for verification purposes. University students must include their major and year in school.

The Beacon does not accept submissions from a group unless the writer(s) are listed individually,

The Beacon reserves the right to reject submissions for any reason.

Bottom line: Keep it classy and respectful. This is our digital living room. No profanity, inflammatory name-calling  or cheap shots.