Indiana University students hold unity rally after election

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Students at Indiana University have gathered for a unity rally following the election.

A crowd turned out Thursday night at Showalter Fountain on the school’s Bloomington campus to celebrate values of dignity and respect.

Participants held signs including ones reading “Sanctuary Campus NOW,” with some students calling on the school to stand in the way of potential deportations.

President-elect Donald Trump launched his candidacy on an anti-immigrant sentiment and has vowed to repeal a key Obama administration program that shields hundreds of thousands of people from deportation. His election brought fear of deportations.

On Wednesday night, the Indiana University campus was the site of a rally where protesters spoke out against Trump.