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We regret that we cannot publish every Compass submission. In selecting pieces that meet our guidelines above, we give priority to those that deal with timely issues and are written in a way that appeals to a general audience. We may choose to publish some Compass submissions only on our website.
-- Frank Gerjevic, editorial page editor
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