CMC’s Dreier Roundtable is pleased to announce the Spring 2022 op-ed writing contest.  Entries should be in the form of an op-ed article, of the kinds that appear in newspapers and news sites. The op-ed may concern any issue in public affairs, broadly defined, domestic or international.  This site offers useful advice on how to write an op-ed: https://www.theopedproject.org/oped-basics
The competition is open to Claremont McKenna College students and 5C undergraduates currently taking courses at CMC.
Op-eds should be no longer than 750 words.
  • First Prize – $300
  • Second Prize – $ 200
  • Third Prize – $ 100
  • Honorable Mentions – $50
Submission and deadline
Students should submit entries by email as attached Word files (please, no pdfs or Google docs) to Professor Pitney (jpitney@cmc.edu) by April 3.

About the Dreier Roundtable

The Dreier Roundtable (DRt) at Claremont McKenna College is an innovative, multidisciplinary public policy program to attract, educate and promote future leaders in public policy. David Dreier `75 is a CMC trustee.  He represented the Claremont area in the US House of Representatives from 1981 to 2013, and chaired the House Rules Committee.