Student Newspaper at Michigan Tech University since 1921

Published Weekly on Tuesdays Office Located in Walker 105

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Interested in working with The Lode?

The Lode, Michigan Tech’s student newspaper since 1921, is currently hiring for two part time, student editorial team positions; Media Editor; and Design, Layout, & Copy Editor. Responsibilities, qualifications, benefits, and application procedure are outlined in the attached documents. The applications are now closed. Applicants will be contacted with our hiring decision soon. Thank you to those who applied!

Positions Available

  • Reporters/writers
  • Copyeditors
  • Photographers
  • Graphic Design
  • Management


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.

You can also 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)