College Students in COS protest the election

we’re talking to some of the demonstrators about the point they’re trying to make. hello. im dianne derby hello. im don ward it came out late last night when it was announced that donald trump will be the 45th president of the united states. in his vicotry speech he talked about how he is going to work on bridging a divided nation after a greuleing election. “now it’s time for american to bind the wounds of division…to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people.” 5 secs nats of protests protesting the new president. a crowd of mainly students took to the streets of downtown colorado springs to protest donald trump’s presidency. 11 news reporter katie pelton joins us live from city hall where the protest ended. katie, is anyone still there now? the crowd has cleared out. the protest started at acacia park and ended on the steps of city hall here. police even had to shut down streets in the area because of the protest. through a megaphone, one student said they didn’t have a say in the election so they are having a say now. take a look at the crowd here just a little while ago. one of the signs read ‘make america love again.’ students tell us it was meant to be a peaceful protest. we’re told one colorado college student put this together in about an hour. students from u-c-c-s and palmer high school joined in. some trump supporters on our facebook page argue that students have the right to protest, but say they are continuing to divide the country. but one students says they have a message they want to get out. teddy adams, colorado college student: “let the people of el paso county and colorado springs know that we don’t approve of how our district has gone and we don’t approve of what this president stands for.” these students join hundreds of other student protesters in the denver and boulder areas today. one local radio station is holding a post-election vigil tonight to try to bring healing from such a divisive election season. it starts at 5-30 at the tim gill center on costilla. i’ll be talking live with organizers later on in this newscast about that event. reporting live katie pelton kktv 11 news. palmer high school was on lockdown because of the protest. several other protests erupted in our state today. students in denver and boulder walked out of class. students at boulder high school said they were protesting the values donald trump stands for. despite all of the division that our country is undoubtedly seeing, when hillary clinton took the stage to concede, she called for unity. this morning, she thanked supporters and her campaign for their hard work and support. while she said the loss is painful, she also said america must respect the results of the election. donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. during his victory speech last night, donald trump said hillary fought very …