Submission Guidelines

Submission Policy (For Print)

* Columns for the Opinion section and Letters to the Editor are gladly accepted from students, faculty, staff and alumni.

* All materials must be signed and include your printed name, address, and telephone number for verification.

* Please include your university status (class standing or title).

* We reserve the right to edit materials submitted. All submissions become the property of the San Francisco Foghorn.

* Columns of not more than 900 words should be submitted by 5 p.m. on the Wednesday before publication.

* Letters of 500 words or less should be submitted by 5 p.m. on the Friday before publication.

* Anonymous letters are not published

Opinion Section Information (For Print)

* Editorials are written by the Foghorn editorial staff and represent a group consensus

* The San Francisco Foghorn Opinion page is a forum for the free, fair and civil exchange of ideas. Contributors’ opinions are not meant to reflect the views of the Foghorn staff or the University of San Francisco

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* All logos are herein property of The San Francisco Foghorn.

* Logos of the University of San Francisco are property of the University of San Francisco.


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Foghorn Online: Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change at any given time; therefore, it is extremely important to check back here often.

  • The San Francisco Foghorn reserves the right to monitor (and remove) any or all materials posted to the Web Site through the Web Site’s services or features by users.
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  • The San Francisco Foghorn is not responsible for any failure to monitor, review and/or delete material posted to the Web Site.

With regard to linking/linkbacks

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Foghorn Online: Community Content

By submitting or sending Submitted Materials to us:

  • you guarantee that the Submitted Materials are not confidential or secret.
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  • you grant us a royalty-free, unrestricted, irrevocable, full transferable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, print, publish, translate content, display the content in whole or part elsewhere.
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Note: Failing to comply with any of the above-mentioned text can result in being banned from the Foghorn Online, you may not return to the Web Site for any reason or in any manner. In the event that you do return, or attempt to return, the Web Site or a particular service after you have been banned, you will be deemed to have beached the Terms and Condition and the San Francisco Foghorn reserves the right to pursue all rights and remedies available to it in law.