Some Penn State students decided to show their opposition to the election of Donald Trump as president by walking out of their classes Tuesday.
At University Park, protesting students gathered in front of Old Main at 12:30 p.m. The first chant was “not my president.” Students then spoke on Old Main’s steps to a crowd of hundreds of people.
The students protested at Old Main for more than 30 minutes before walking to the HUB-Robeson Center to continue their protest. The crowd inside grew to more than 1,000 protestors, singing and chanting.
The election has been a hot topic on campus all year, with supporters of Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton facing off in front of the Allen Street gates and when Trump supporters built a wall around the Old Main flag pole.
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Over the summer, the College Republicans declared they could not support Trump, leading to the offshoot We Are for Trum Penn State group that evolved into the new Bull-Moose Party.
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