Comment Policy

  • Comment Form Guidelines: The comment form must be filled in with a proper or legitimate sounding name and URL. Comments using keywords, spam or splog-like URLs, or suspicious information in comment form will be edited or deleted. The AQ administrators and staff have final say on what is permissible.
  • Email Privacy: Email addresses are required for commenting, but they are not published on the website. They may however be used by The Aquinian to privately contact the commenter.
  • Language and Manners: Comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the staff and administrator to be rude and offensive, will be edited or deleted. Decisions are final. Play nice.
  • Limit Links: This site is setup to automatically hold any comment with any link in moderation, which may delay your comment from appearing. Any comment with more than four links could be marked as comment spam.
  • No Personal Attack Comments Permitted: No personal attacks are permitted in comments on The Aquinian. You may question or argue the content, but not attack any person. This includes, but isn’t limited to, persons involved in a story, reporters, members of The Aquinian staff, other commenters, or any other student. Failure to respect other people could result in removal and blocked access without warning. The Aquinian staff have final say on what constitutes an attack. Offending posts are subject to editing or deletion.
  • What To Do If Your Comment Does Not Appear: If you leave a comment on this site and it does not appear in a reasonable time period, and you feel that it does not violate these comment policies, contact The Aquinian using our contact page.
  • Comment Spam: Any comment assumed to be possible comment spam will be deleted and marked as comment spam.
  • Commenters Blocked: Anyone who violates this comments policy may be blocked from future access and/or commenting on this site without warning.
  • All Rights Reserved: The site owner, administrator, contributor, editor, and/or author reserve the right to edit, delete, move or mark as spam any and all comments. They also have the right to block access to any one or group from commenting or from the entire site.
  • Hold Harmless: All comments within this site are the responsibility of the commenter, not the site owner, administrator, contributor, editor or author. By submitting a comment on our site, you agree that the comment content is your own, and to hold this site,, and all subsidiaries and representatives harmless from any and all repercussions, damages or liability.
  • Trackbacks Are Comments: All trackbacks will be treated in line with our Comments Policy.
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