The Sentinel welcomes letters and guest columns from readers.
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The Sentinel’s Standard Guidelines for Guest Columns
- Guest columns should be between 500 and 750 words.
- Columns must take a stand; take a defensible position and defend it. Be clear and to the point.
- Submission does not guarantee publication. Publication is solely at the editor’s discretion.
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