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Caroline Haubenstricker

Our staff writer, Caroline Haubenstricker, is a sophomore studying Journalism and Global and Intercultural Studies. She began writing for The Student in 2018 as a freshman, with her first story about the presence of Bird Scooters on campus and how to use them. She continued writing for the news section of The Student. She has been a writer at The Student, as well as her continued involvement in a sorority, The Miami Yoga Club and in UA positions. She is proud to be a part of the community at The Student and enjoys the company of each staff member as well as her editors Rachel Berry and Erin Glynn, who have guided her though the journalistic world and given her the guidance to become a better and more unbiased writer. 

A ‘thousand miles away’: International students react to the virus infecting their hometown

As Shaoyang Zhou walked through Armstrong Student Center to class last Tuesday, he knew people were watching him. Some stopped and stared, but this was exactly the reaction he was hoping for.  Zhou purchased a hazmat suit, and on Tuesday, Jan. 28, he decided to wear it around campus to raise awareness for the 2019 novel coronavirus itself and the devastating impact it has had in his community in Wuhan. 

According to the Miami Climate Survey, there is a significant number of students that are food insecure.

ASG pilots meal swipe donation program

Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) is working with the Student Success Center (SSC) to facilitate a swipe donation pilot program for students to give their extra food swipes to students in need. 

Passing cars honked in response to animal rights protestors outside the Oxford Courthouse.

Animal cruelty bill coincides with two Oxford cases

Nine adults stood outside protesting in the rain, holding umbrellas in one hand and signs in the other as they gathered in front of the Oxford Courthouse to protest animal abuse.  One sign said “Honk 2 demand justice 4 animals.” While the group peacefully protested, many passing cars honked to share their ideals for animal protection.  There was a sense of comaraderie among them because they have all followed two animal cruelty cases — David Neanover’s and now Zichang Li’s — as both go through the court system.

ASG advocates for angel shots in Uptown bars

Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) wants to implement angel shots at Uptown bars to increase student safety. Angel shots are used at bars as a code for people who feel uncomfortable on a date or are in an unsafe situation to signal discreetly that they need help from the bartender.