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If you are interested in joining The Gate as a writer, editor, copy editor, designer, or Cook County Jail volunteer, email for information on how to get involved. Join our Facebook group "Opening The Gate 2017-2018" to stay up to date, or join our mailing list. We hold open editorial hours from 3:00-5:00pm at the Institute of Politics for writers to meet with editors, and special events with guest speakers throughout the week. 

If you’re unsure where to start, see our general writers’ guide and our opinion writers’ guide.