In the aftermath of the 45th presidential election, tension and anxiety are heavy in the campus atmosphere. Many students are taking to social media to voice their worries and discontent.
Once again the electoral college fucks us all— Luke Hoban (@lukehoban7) November 9, 2016
Locust is eerily silent today. The entire Penn student population just knows.— Dakota (@dkjones907) November 9, 2016
someone's gunna have to stop me from smacking the boy that wears the make america great again hat everyday. is that considered assault? — smalls (@umimnaeche) November 9, 2016
Although most of Penn's campus voted for Hillary Clinton, many students feel bewildered that so much of the rest of Pennsylvania and this country voted for Trump.
Where is there to even move? This racist, sexist hatred is everywhere— Brianna Krejci (@brikrejci) November 9, 2016
Some spent the early morning organizing the Solidarity Walk that planned to move through campus this morning.
The anxiety was palpable all the way in the United Kingdom.
Despite the shock of the election's outcome, it has been important to many to face up to the fact that Trump is our President-elect.