Loyola students walk out in protest of Trump presidency
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A group of Loyola students walked out of their classes today in protest of what they view as offensive and racist tones put forth by Donald Trump during his campaign for the presidency.
The walkout started at the Peace Quad on campus with a groups of speakers including Dr. Ashley Howard of the History Department before giving the mic to students who wanted to voice their frustrations and opinions on the matter as well.
After the speeches, the students marched together with signs chanting, “This is what democracy looks like. This is what democracy sounds like” and declaring the campus a ‘Sanctuary Campus’ where students of all races, ethnic backgrounds, genders and sexual and gender orientations are welcome.