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Miami University

Student charged in racist graffiti case withdraws from Ohio school

One of two Miami University freshmen students charged in connection with offensive graffiti in a residential hall said he withdrew from school Wednesday, and the second said he plans to. William Armour said in an "open letter to Miami University" also sent to The Associated Press that he didn't live up to the school's ethics code and felt that his continued presence on campus would be a distraction that brings unwanted media attention to the school. Student Samir Lal said Wednesday by email he apologizes and also will withdraw. "I was always taught that when you make a mistake, you need to own it, apologize and try to make it right," Armour's...