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Submission Policy

The Olaf Messenger encourages contributions from students, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators. Opinion articles are open to all political, social and philosophical viewpoints and backgrounds. The views expressed in all letters, editorials and articles do not necessarily represent the views of the St. Olaf student body, faculty, administration or Messenger staff members. 

The Olaf Messenger reserves the right to edit all submissions for length, style and/or content. All submissions must be signed and must include the writer’s full name and email address. The Messenger will verify the authenticity of all submissions before they are published. Articles and letters submitted by an organization must be signed by an author representing that organization.

Submissions containing offensive language, libelous material or misleading information must be rewritten by the author before publication. The Olaf Messenger reserves the right to refuse to publish anything that violates the St. Olaf student media policy or the mission of the Board of Student Media. Articles or letters based on two-party disputes will not be published.

The Olaf Messenger does not endorse the content of its advertisements. Opinions expressed in advertisements are exclusive to the advertiser and do not represent the views of the newspaper or its staff. The Editorial Board of the Messenger reserves the right to review the content of advertisements prior to printings or to refuse publication.

All content and editorial decisions of The Olaf Messenger remain in the hands of students.

If you wish to contact us you may reach us at our office in Rolvaag Memorial Library 100. All staff members are available via email at the addresses listed above.

The Olaf Messenger is a student publication of St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn. It is published weekly during the academic year except during vacations, exam periods and interim. The cost for one year’s subscription is $60. Postage is paid in Northfield.