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Megan Zahneis



Pedestrian hit by vehicle on High St.

Eyewitnesses report that a female pedestrian was hit by a vehicle this afternoon on E. High St., near Laws and Hughes halls. Miami University and Oxford police departments reported to the scene. MUPD told The Student it received a call at 12:39 p.m, but could not confirm the victim's identity or the extent of her injuries. The victim was transported to McCullough-Hyde Hospital, where officials have not yet returned The Student's request for comment.




After feedback, honors students still to get priority registration

CORRECTION Tuesday 4/4 9 a.m.: Students currently being recruited for Miami's University Honors Program (the Class of 2021, entering in fall 2017) will receive the same registration privileges as current Honors students. The Class of 2022 (entering in fall 2018), not the Class of 2021, will experience the planned changes to Honors registration.


MU registrar rolls out new changes for Fall '17 semester

UPDATE Tuesday 3/28 2:30 p.m.: The Student has learned that, as of yesterday, the office of Provost Phyllis Callahan has reversed an earlier decision regarding priority registration after reviewing student feedback. According to a release, students enrolled in the University Honors Program will retain early registration privileges, and Honors time tickets will soon be reversed.



Suspected case of mumps at Miami

UPDATE Wednesday 3/1, 6:45 p.m.: University spokeswoman Claire Wagner has confirmed to The Student that the student in question has been diagnosed with mumps. A further announcement on MyMiami is forthcoming.


MU leaders fight ban on immigration

In light of President Trump's suspension of immigration for people hailing from seven nations last week, Miami University's senior leadership on Sunday night released a statement via email "expressing strong concern" about the executive order.