Megan Zahneis

Living life, and writing it all down.

Megan is a student journalist at Miami University, where she is a member of the editorial board of the weekly campus newspaper, The Miami Student, and editor of The Miami Student Magazine.

In addition to her work with student media, Megan has been a correspondent at Major League Baseball, where she interviews players, coaches and celebrities for a column, since 2011.

Megan believes in the power of well-told true stories and is pursuing opportunities that will allow her to practice bringing those stories to the world.

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The Miami Student

Torn between two worlds: Visiting professor balances work and family, continents apart

“Bad news,” Ibrahim explains to his students, “is bad, no matter what.”

The Miami Student

20-year MJF veteran Heckler left strong legacy for journalism students

“I’ve proclaimed today National Gratitude Day,” her status read. “What are you most grateful for?”

The Miami Student Magazine

Doing the Most

"It wasn't until Emma Shibley's senior year of high school that her mother seriously questioned her extracurricular involvement."

The Miami Student

Teaching after Trump: Professors reflect on changes in the classroom

"He's been adding three words to each of his political science lesson plans - 'or maybe not.'"

The Miami Student

Dependence on contingent faculty erodes MU mission

"'It unavoidably tags teaching as a lower-class activity.'”


Bud Selig's love of baseball set path to Hall

"'He came on as a human being, as opposed to some potentate. He was more like the guy next door, like the guy sitting in the seat next to you.'"


What Freshman Year Is Really Like As A Student With Disabilities

"But the thing is, I expected nothing less. (Well, OK, maybe a tiny bit less.)"

The Miami Student

My disability does not define me - and I am no victim

"I’m not a victim of anything – except maybe an incredibly unhealthy sleep schedule, but I hear that’s typical among college students."

The Miami Student

For international students, academic dishonesty numbers don't tell the full story

“'They were trying to follow the letter of the law, but it’s a law that was just presented to them two months ago.'"