The Baines Report’s student op-ed writing contest is open! All students at the University of Texas are eligible to submit an article.
Rules and Instructions:
- Op-eds must be between 500 and 625 words.
- Op-eds may cover any topic.
- Co-authored articles are acceptable.
- Op-eds must be submitted by Nov. 6 at midnight. Early submission are welcome.
- To submit your op-ed, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Op-Ed Contest.”
The winning article will be considered for publication at the Austin American-Statesman, and the top five articles will be considered for publication at The Baines Report.
Find further directions on writing an op-ed, here, and view a recording below of the Baines Report’s op-ed writing workshop featuring Austin American-Statesman opinion editor Juan Castillo and UT media relations manager Matt Pene.
Please email email@example.com with any additional question.