Advertising Rates and Information

Prices quoted are valid during the 2017-2018 school year.
Please visit the contacts page to submit request for more information.

Advertising Managers

Yen Le     Megan Phelps


Matana Mcintire

General Contact




 The Advocate has a live area size of 10.25” wide by 16.5” tall.

Print Ad Prices

15% Off for Digital Submissions Received by Deadline
10% off for Orders Spanning 6 or More Weeks

Online Ad Prices

$30 per month

Online Special: 50% off  with print ad purchase ($15/mo)

Common Ad Sizes in Standard Inches

Ad Sizes

(Width x Height)

Weekly Rates

4” x 5”

4” x 6”

6” x 6”

6” x 8”

Half Page

Full Page

Custom Size







Upon Request


One Column – 1.9”, Two – 4”, Three – 6.1”, Four – 8.2”, Five – 10.25”

Column Inches

Price Per Column Inch

1-15 sq. inches

16-30 sq. inches

31-45 sq. inches

46-60 sq. inches

61-70 sq. inches

Full Page (80 column inches)






$4.00 ($320 total)


Color Rates: Full color $150 additional; Spot color $75 additional.

Insert rates Full color $190, grayscale $150. Dimensions 8.5×11″, quantity of 1000.

*:Special issues are issues dedicated to a specific topic that calls for additional advertising.


Publication Schedule 2017-2018


Fall Term

(11 Issues)

Winter Term

(10 Issues)

Spring Term

(10 Issues)

September 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20, 27

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8

January 12, 19, 26

February 2, 9, 16, 23

March 2, 9, 16

April 6, 13, 20, 27

May 4, 11, 18, 25

June 1, 8




The Advocate was rewarded 1st place in General Excellence by the ONPA in 2016. It is a weekly newspaper produced by students and distributed to MHCC students, staff, faculty, and the surrounding community. We offer lucrative advertising opportunities at the most competitive rates in the area.

New issues are published every Friday morning throughout all three terms – with breaks in publication for holidays and finals weeks. There are a total of 31 issues printed throughout the year, 1,500 copies per week distributed to over 10,000 potential readers throughout the MHCC community.

All space reservation and design requests have a deadline of 5 p.m. on Tuesday of the publication week. Ad copy and layouts must be received by 2 p.m. on Wednesday of publication week. Digitally delivered ads are preferred in .pdf format, .tiff is accepted and any Adobe Illustrator or InDesign formats must have the text converted to outline.

All classified ads, political ads and any advertisement priced at $15 or less must be paid in advance by Wednesday on the week of publication. Invoices may be submitted on a week, month, or term-based deadline. All ads will be reviewed by the Ad Manager before placement. The editorial board may review any ad and reserves the right to refuse the publishing of any advertisement.