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Guidelines for Skyline Shines Submissions

Please follow the guidelines below when drafting and submitting articles to be included in Skyline Shines:

  • Send submission to
  • Submit your article by 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays; articles received after this time will appear in the following week's issue.
  • Attach pictures to be included in the article to the email. Please do not paste them in the Word document.
  • Please submit photos that are less than 1Mb in size.
  • Don’t forget to add a headline/title to the article.
  • Please make sure to indicate who wrote the article and who took the photos. We like to give writer and photographer credits.
  • Use the following commonly accepted abbreviations:  a.m. or p.m. (i.e.  The event will be held from 8:00 a.m.-­1:30 p.m. The workshop is scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m.-Noon.)
  • Spell out whole numbers up to (and including) nine (e.g., zero, one, 10, 96, 104).
  • If a sentence begins with a number, spell out the number or rewrite the sentence.
  • Use the month, date, a comma and the year to indicate the date (i.e., March 4, 2011 not March 4th, 2011 or March 2nd, 2011).
  • Add the word College when you refer to the name Skyline (i.e.,  Skyline College instead of Skyline).

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For state level information on community colleges, see these websites:

The California Community College Chancellor's Office in Sacramento

The Community College League of California

The Research and Planning Group

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