WATCH: UCSD Students Protest Trump
Students at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) are determined to show the world that they, together with millions of other rioting campus progressives, are displeased with this year’s election results.
“F*** Donald Trump! F*** Donald Trump!” the students chanted as they walked across the UCSD campus early Wednesday morning, after it was announced Donald Trump is the President-elect of the United States.
“At one point they were chanting ‘Not My President’ over and over again,” first-year Human Biology student Duncan Roepke told The Daily Wire. “It was thousands of people and it was so loud. I could hear them from quite a ways away.”
Roepke, who began filming the scene some time after Trump's victory speech, described students’ expressions as frightened, as though a “nuclear war” had just happened. The students began their march from one section of the UCSD campus and made their way to the other sections of campus, picking up students as they moved through. The march did not end until students had reached Interstate 5 near La Jolla village Drive Bridge, shutting down traffic as they walked through the freeway.
At around 1 a.m., a female freshman students was hit by a car on the freeway. She broke her leg but is in stable condition, ABC News reported.
“We found out this morning,” Roepke said. “Two of my friends were there and said a girl was hit by a car.”
In an email to University of California (UC) students Wednesday night, UC president Janet Napolitano assured students that despite the “understandable consternation and uncertainty” regarding Tuesday’s election results, UC will continue to make “diversity” a prime focus on college campuses and “protect” campus values over the next for years.
“Diversity is central to our mission,” Napolitano wrote. “We remain absolutely committed to supporting all members of our community and adhering to UC’s Principles Against Intolerance… The University of California will continue to pursue and protect these principles now and in the future, and urges our students, faculty, staff, and all others associated with the University to do so as well.”
Earlier this season, Napolitano criticized Trump’s immigration plan on CNN, calling it “unrealistic” and “not wise.”
“We have probably 3,500 or 4,000 of these so-called DACA students at the University of California,” she said. “These are wonderful young people. They will contribute a lot to our country. They are the so-called DREAMers. That's how they're known in the vernacular, and it would be such a shame to repeal those orders.”
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