- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

DENVER — Thousands of students and others nationwide staged walkouts Wednesday to protest Republican Donald Trump’s presidential victory.

A crowd of several hundred demonstrators gathered outside the Massachusetts state house clapping and chanting, “Not my nation that I know, Donald Trump has got to go,” while thousands in California, Colorado and elsewhere walked out of class.

Photos and video of the protests could be found online under the hashtag #NotMyPresident, which became the top-trending topic Wednesday on Twitter.

About 1,500 students at Berkeley High School, representing about half the student body, walked out Wednesday morning, while hundreds at the University of California at Santa Barbara, the University of California at San Diego, and UCLA did the same, according to the Los Angeles Times.

At Boulder High School, about 100 students left their classrooms, held signs by the side of the road, and encouraged motorists to “honk for peace,” the Boulder Daily Camera reported.

Several hundred students at multiple high schools in Des Moines gathered outside to protest the election results, chanting “Dump Donald Trump” in video posted by the Des Moines Register.

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