Submit an Opinion

We welcome members of the local community, alumni, and parents to submit an Op-Ed or a Letter to the Editor. All Letters and Op-eds must follow the below guidelines.

Submit a Letter to the Editor

  • Letters must be signed. We will not publish unsigned letters.
  • Letters should not exceed 400 words.
  • Letters must be related to content previously published by the Echo. 
  • The Echo reserves the right to edit each submitted article. By submitting a Letter, the author is granting the Echo the unrestricted right to publish the Letter through any distribution channel utilized by the paper.

Submit an Op-Ed

  • Op-eds must be signed. We will not publish unsigned Op-eds unless previously approved by the Editor.
  • Op-eds express an opinion about an issue related to current events or issues within the Colby community.
  • Op-eds should be between 400 and 1000 words.
  • The Echo reserves the right to edit each submitted article. By submitting an Op-ed, the author is granting the Echo the unrestricted right to publish the Op-ed through any distribution channel utilized by the paper.

All submissions must be received by 8 P.M. Sunday on the week of publication. Please utilize the below contact form to submit a Letter to the Editor or an Op-ed or submit by email to thecolbyecho@gmail.com.

  • Submit an Opinion