The Lode

2019-2020 Staff

Maddie Steger

Maddie is a senior at Michigan Tech majoring in electrical engineering and minoring in journalism. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, painting, or hanging out with her dog Bingly.

Nathaniel Green

Nathaniel Green is a Freshman studying Electrical Engineering. He is the Lode’s Business Manager, ensuring that the publication has adequate resources to reach the public by controlling cash flow and maintaining relationships ...

Ranit Karmakar

Ranit is a PhD student in Computer Engineering at Tech. As a Media Manager he designs posters, advertisements, and asks weird questions on social media on the name "#askTech". His hobbies include playing guitar, photography and ...

Cat Madish

Cat Madish is a sophomore at MTU in Communication, Culture and Media. She is a Lode writer who does the weekly column, "this week in history" and occasionally writes an article for the news section. Her hobbies include tending ...

Rebecca Barkdoll

Rebecca Barkdoll is a senior at MTU, majoring in English and minoring in Writing. She is the Lode's Opinion Editor and writes many of the debates and articles for her section. In her spare time, she can often be found reading...

Chris Davis

Chris is a Junior of MTU majoring in Electrical Engineering. He is a weekly news writer and editor, covering campus, local and international news.

Karisa Steffans

Karisa Steffens is the Tech Section Editor of the lode. She transferred to Michigan Tech after receiving an Associate’s degree in accounting and an Associate’s degree in science from Southwestern Michigan College. Now, she is ...

Madison Degnitz

Madison Degnitz is a second-year Medical Laboratory Science student at Michigan Tech. She is a Lode writer in the Pulse section and has been a part of the Lode team since her first semester on campus. Her hobbies include watching f...

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