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Students, faculty hold silent protest at Southeast Missouri State University

Students, faculty hold silent protest at SEMO (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS) Students, faculty hold silent protest at SEMO (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

About 20 students and at least one faculty member held a silent protest outside of Kent Library on the Campus of Southeast Missouri State University Wednesday afternoon.

Organizers said the protest was in response to President-Elect Donald Trump and his administration.

Protesters held signs that said things like "Love Trumps Hate" and "I stand with Muslims."

The peaceful protest lasted about an hour.

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