Frequently Asked Questions - The Lookout
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Lookout Frequently Asked Questions

Who can write for The Lookout?
Students who are enrolled in at least six credits at Lansing Community College.

How do I write for The Lookout?
Eligible students can come to the office, located in room 3157 of the Gannon Building, and fill out an application, or call 483-1291.

How much do I get paid?
Freelance reporters are not paid. However many freelance reporters who show strong journalism skills are quickly hired as student employees at a rate of $11.50 per hour.

How can I voice my opinion in The Lookout?
Write your letters or comments to The Lookout, Lansing Community College, MC 1170, Lansing, MI 48901-7210; or email the adviser, Larry Hook, at

What topics does The Lookout include?
Campus News, Arts and Entertainment, Sports, Editorials, Features and Photo Essays.

How often is The Lookout published?
The Lookout is published in print twice during the fall and spring semesters. It is also published online continuously throughout the entire year.

How do I put an advertisement in The Lookout?
For any advertising information you can call (517) 483-1291 or go to for our advertising rates.

What is the circulation of The Lookout?
A total of 1,000 copies of The Lookout are published bi-weekly. About 10,000 LCC students, their families, friends, faculty, administrative staff and employees of LCC have access to The Lookout regularly.

Where can copies of The Lookout be found?
Copies of The Lookout can be found throughout the college: on LCC's main campus, west campus, east campus and other satellite campuses. They are also distributed in downtown Lansing, in Lansing's Old Town, and in other locations near the main campus.


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