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College students nationwide protest Ferguson decision with demonstrations

Thousands of students across the nation took part in marches, moments of silence and other demonstrations on their respective campuses late Monday night to protest the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.

At Princeton University, hundreds of students marched through the campus chanting “no justice no peace” and “hands up don’t shoot.”

At the University of Oklahoma, students gathered at 12:30 a.m. for a moment of silence.

At Ohio State University, there was talk of a prayer vigil. Meanwhile, students at Ohio University (seen below) chose to “occupy” a building on campus in a show of solidarity, a demonstration that included signs stating “disarm the police” and “stop killing us.”

The Hoya reports that about 20 Georgetown University students marched down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the White House chanting “hands up, don’t shoot,” joining a larger protest at the White House that included students from Howard University and other nearby colleges from the region.

On the other side of the nation, students at UCLA has this to chant:

Jennifer Kabbany is editor of The College Fix.

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Jennifer Kabbany is editor of The College Fix. She previously worked as a daily newspaper reporter and columnist for a decade in Southern California, and prior to that held editorial positions at The Weekly Standard, Washington Times and FrontPageMagazine. She is also a Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship recipient and has contributed to National Review.

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