Students hold march, rally in wake of election results
MSU College Democrats held a "Rally Against Hate, Bigotry, Racism and Sexism" that began on MSU's campus. The protest size grew exponentially and began to march down Grand River Avenue. Protesters have split up, one group remains inside the Union and the other is currently to the Capitol. Stay with The State News for updates.
Update 9:51 p.m.
Update 9:47 p.m.
Update 9:33 p.m. The Union is officially closed.
MSU Union closed according to MSU PD, citing fire safety ordinances. @thesnews— Alexea Hankin (@Alexea_Hankin) November 11, 2016
Update 9:08 p.m. Protesters have arrived at the Capitol and the second group is still occupying the Union.
Update 8:51 p.m. Protesters are marching the approximately five-mile walk to the Capitol.
Update 8:22 p.m. MSU police have locked down the building.
Police locking down building. UAB events cancelled. @thesnews— Brigid Kennedy (@Brigid_Mary) November 11, 2016
MSU PD is not allowing people into the Union. They are blocking the doors. @thesnews— Marie Weidmayer (@mweidmayer) November 11, 2016