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Gallery: Students rally against speech by Ben Shapiro

By Amy Dixon, Ken Shin, Erin Rice, Mia Kayser, Liz Ketcham

Nov. 14, 2017 1:32 p.m.

Fourth-year political science student Henry DeGroot, a member of the Socialist Students UCLA, talks to media outlets about what the rally was for.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

The Socialist Students UCLA start chanting to get the rally started.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Signs were passed out among the attendees.

(Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Crowds of students surrounded campus visitors to debate with them.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

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.

(Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Tim Gionet, also known as Baked Alaska, came to the Rally. Gionet has more than 193 thousand followers on his Twitter account.

(Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

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.

(Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Students are shouting up and down Bruin Walk with chants such as ''It isn't a debate when you're just spreading hate.''

(Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

At many points, the rally got more heated.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Students gathered together to protest the school's use of student tuition money to pay for the event.

(Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Gionet and UCLA students tried to talk amid the chanting.

(Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Schaper livestreamed the whole rally as he interacted with various students.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Second-year neuroscience and political science student Kosi Ogbuli was able to conduct a dialogue with the Shapiro supporters for most of the rally.

(Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Student organizations planned a unity block party after the rally to decompress through art and creativity.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Students wrote messages on a large piece of paper in front of Janss Steps.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

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Amy Dixon | Alumna
Dixon was the 2018-2019 Photo editor. She was previously a 2017-2018 assistant Photo editor.
Dixon was the 2018-2019 Photo editor. She was previously a 2017-2018 assistant Photo editor.
Ken Shin | Photographer
Erin Rice | Photographer
Liz Ketcham | Digital managing editor
Ketcham is the 2020-2021 Digital managing editor. She was previously the 2019-2020 Photo editor, as well as a 2018-2019 assistant Photo editor covering the News beat.
Ketcham is the 2020-2021 Digital managing editor. She was previously the 2019-2020 Photo editor, as well as a 2018-2019 assistant Photo editor covering the News beat.
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