Submit an Op-Ed

To have your opinion piece considered for publication in The Daily Californian, use this submission form or email your piece to [email protected]. Your piece must not have been published on any other platform, including a personal blog, and it must be approximately 700 to 900 words in length. Please also link or provide valid sources for any facts you use.

Not every submission is guaranteed to be published. Op-eds that are deemed libelous, racist, sexist, homophobic or highly offensive in any other manner will not print. Content that does not meet our fact-checking standards will also not print. All content publishes at the discretion of the opinion editor. We reserve the right to edit all material in accordance with our editorial standards.

Please write your op-ed on a topic that relates to Berkeley readers. We recommend writing about current issues in the news related to the city of Berkeley, UC Berkeley or higher education. Thank you for your interest in the opinion section!

  • Enter the text of your op-ed in the space below or upload your letter in .pdf or Word document format using the upload tool underneath this box.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, rtf.