How the Torch covers controversy

How the Torch covers controversy

Maddy Crist , Editorial Editor

Controversial topics are what make publications interesting. Sex, alcohol, drug use, abortion, discrimination, school policy, religion, and politics; all topics have multiple sides of theory and beliefs. And no belief is right or wrong. The Torch’s editorial policy states that we have the right to write about any of these topics. This is no promise that someone won’t be offended or may disagree. But isn’t that the point of an opinion story? The point is to stir up your thoughts and allow a new train of thought. With every story, we know there is a possibility of opposing views or just an additional thought, and that is why The Torch welcomes the Kennedy community to express their thoughts in a letter to the editor. We ask that you look over the guidelines for comments and letters to the editor before submitting. Letters to the editor may be submitted to [email protected]. The torch looks forward to hearing your thoughts.

 

Letters to the Editor and Online Comments Guidelines:

  1. Letters to editor may be printed in the opinion section of the newspaper or on the website.
  2. Guidelines to write letters to the editor will be printed every issue in the opinion section of the paper and available online on the publication website.
  3. Letters to the editor may be submitted to the Editorial Editor/Torch/Room 70.
  4. Letters to editor should not exceed 300 words, must be signed and must include writer’s address and phone number for verification.
  5. Letters to the editor will be verified by a member of the Editorial Board to determine the authenticity of the writer.
  6. No material will be printed where content is obscene, invasive of others’ privacy, encouraging physical disruption of school activities, and/or implies libel.