Berkeley students protest in response to Trump election
They’re heading down Telegraph Avenue
November 8th marks a sad day on Berkeley’s campus as students watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump vie for the election majority. Thousands of Berkeley students crowded Sproul Plaza to watch the election coverage on a big screen projected on the Mario Savio steps.
11:38pm: Students are chanting “Fuck Donald Trump” and people are “taking to the streets”
11:40pm: Students chanting “Not my president”
A protest has begun, students are rioting heading down Telegraph Avenue following the announcement of Donald Trump’s presidency.
11:55: Students heading towards Oakland, chanting “Whose streets? Our streets!”
Berkeley dorms’ response:
12:20: Protest now entering freeway.
12:20: Someone was hit by a car and an ambulance is being called.
More updates to follow.