Student Newspaper at Michigan Tech University since 1921

Published Weekly on Tuesdays Office Located in Walker 105

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Join Our Team

Interested in working with The Lode?

The Lode, Michigan Tech’s student newspaper since 1921, is currently looking for talent in various different categories. These include, but are not limited to, digital marketing, video media productionopinion writing, comic artistry, copy editing, advertisement selling, and photography. Our team meets weekly to create a professional product while having a good time, and our meetings are open to anyone who would like to join!

Positions Available

  • Reporters/writers
  • Copyeditors
  • Photographers
  • Graphic designers
  • LodeTV crew members
  • Comic designers
  • Marketing personnel

Attend one of our general body meetings (Mondays at 7:00pm) in Walker 107 (Writing Center) to learn more about our organization and our newspaper.

Our organization uses Discord as our primary communication platform. Follow this link to join our Discord or email us at to learn more. 

Working with us can give you valuable experience with:

Ethical Reasoning

Time Management

Working on Deadlines



Critical Thinking

Interpersonal Communication

Community Engagement

Marketing and Sales

Google Sheets


Organizing, hosting and leading events


Editing while following a style guide (AP Style)