We welcome letters to the editor. They must be submitted electronically, include the author’s full name, school year or relationship to USM, phone number for verification and may not exceed 350 words without prior approval from the Executive Editor.

Submissions can be emailed to [email protected]

The deadline for all submissions is Thursday at 4 p.m. preceding the week of publication.

• We have a gender-neutral language policy.
• We reserve the right to edit or refuse all materials submitted or solicited for publication.
• Columns do not reflect the opinions of The Free Press or its staff.
• Guest commentaries are sometimes solicited or accepted from members of the USM community; they may not exceed 750 words.