Fourth-year political science student Henry DeGroot, a member of the Socialist Students UCLA, talks to media outlets about what the rally was for.
The Socialist Students UCLA start chanting to get the rally started.
Signs were passed out among the attendees.
Crowds of students surrounded campus visitors to debate with them.
Arthur Christopher Schaper, a writer and blogger in South Bay, came to UCLA to support Ben Shapiro. While the rally was going on, third-year sociology student Ruby Tucker and third-year acting student Derrick Rose debated current controversial issues.
Tim Gionet, also known as Baked Alaska, came to the Rally. Gionet has more than 193 thousand followers on his Twitter account.
Greg Susca , a visitor to the UCLA campus, draped an American flag around himself while donning President Donald Trump's ''Make American Great Again'' hat, which were emblematic of his candidacy.
Students are shouting up and down Bruin Walk with chants such as ''It isn't a debate when you're just spreading hate.''
At many points, the rally got more heated.
Students gathered together to protest the school's use of student tuition money to pay for the event.
Gionet and UCLA students tried to talk amid the chanting.
Schaper livestreamed the whole rally as he interacted with various students.
Second-year neuroscience and political science student Kosi Ogbuli was able to conduct a dialogue with the Shapiro supporters for most of the rally.
Student organizations planned a unity block party after the rally to decompress through art and creativity.
Students wrote messages on a large piece of paper in front of Janss Steps.