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2016 Election Education

University Students Burn American Flag to Protest Trump Victory

Campus Reform
Written by Campus Reform

An exclusive video obtained by Campus Reform shows students at American University burning the American flag to protest Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election.

[RELATED: Pitt students take to streets after Trump victory]

More than 100 students participated in the protest Wednesday, several of whom prominently torched American flags in front of the crowd while others chanted anti-Trump slogans.

Campus Reform’s video shows a female student burning a handheld flag, while a second video on twitter shows a male student burning one, as well.

“Flag burning at American University. Wow,” the Twitter user wrote.

[RELATED: ‘Anxious and fearful’ students demand day off to cry about Trump]

Anna F. shared a third video of the incident on Twitter, writing “Students at @AmericanU burning the American flag. I am LIVID.”

During the flag-burning, onlookers also participated in chants, including “F*ck Trump” and “Shut it Down.”

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Campus Reform, a project of the Leadership Institute, is America's leading site for college news.
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