There are two basic formats for writing into Opinion: op-eds and letters.
Submitted content should be timely, well-written and specifically relevant to the UCLA community. You must be affiliated with UCLA or the UC to have your submission published in the Daily Bruin, but an affiliation is not required to have your letter to the editor published. No member of the Daily Bruin staff may write an op-ed. Final publishing decisions are at the discretion of the Opinion editors.
For all pieces, please include supporting materials for any facts you cite that are not common knowledge – preferably as links to reputable websites. Include your full name, year, major and phone number. If you are not a student, please include your full name and your affiliation with UCLA.
The Opinion editors reserve the right in all cases to edit pieces for length and clarity in the same way they do with regular Opinion columnists, including multiple rounds of edits and revisions to address issues within the piece. We do not accept anonymous submissions, nor do we re-publish pieces from other publications. The Daily Bruin’s copy editors review and fact check each submission, and may make minor writing changes to reflect AP style.
You can email all opinion pieces for consideration by the Opinion editors to [email protected] The Daily Bruin never guarantees the placement or publication of submitted content.
These guidelines were taken from the Daily Bruin’s Community Guide.
“Columns from Quarantine” are narrative pieces related to your personal experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. Submissions should be 600-800 words in length. No anonymous submissions will be accepted. To send us your story, click here.
For regular submissions, use the form below.
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