• The Manitou Messenger celebrates over 125 years of student journalism January 23, 2013

  • Printed weekly and updated online daily January 23, 2013

  • Questions? Comments? Email mess-online@stolaf.edu January 23, 2013


Submission Policy

The Manitou Messenger encourages contributions from students, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators. Opinion articles are open to all political, social and philosophical  viewpoints. The views expressed in all letters, editorials and articles do not necessarily represent the views of the student body, faculty, administration or Messenger staff members. “A word from our editors…” is written each week by the executive and managing editors.

The Manitou Messenger reserves the right to edit all submissions for length and/or content. Letters must be signed and must include the writer’s full name, telephone number, year in school and major, title or occupation. The Messenger will verify the authenticity of all letters before they are published. Letters submitted by an organization must be signed by an author representing that organization.

Letters or articles containing offensive language, libelous material or misleading information must be rewritten before publication. Letters based on two-party disputes will not be published. Letters must address issues affecting the larger campus community.

Letters must be submitted via e-mail to <mess-opinion@stolaf.edu>. Letters must not exceed 400 words. Letters exceeding 400 words will not be published until they are edited by the author to meet this specification.  Letters must be received by 5 p.m. the Sunday preceding the publication date.

The Manitou Messenger does not endorse the content of its advertisements. They are exclusively the opinions of the advertiser and do not represent the views of the newspaper or its staff.  The Editorial Board of the Messenger reserves the rights to review the content of advertisements prior to printings or to refuse publication.

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

If you wish to contact us you may reach us at our office in Buntrock Commons, Room 112.  All staff members are available via e-mail at the addresses listed above.

The Manitou 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 $50.  Postage is paid in Northfield, Minn.

Manitou Messenger
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Northfield, MN 55057-1001

Email addresses:
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Sports Editor: mess-staff@stolaf.edu
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Features Editor: mess-features@stolaf.edu
Copy Editors: mess-copy@stolaf.edu
Online Editors: mess-online@stolaf.edu