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Hundreds of Demonstrators Protest at UCLA Over Trump's Election Victory

Hundreds of demonstrators protested over Donald Trump's presidential victory early Wednesday at UCLA's campus in Westwood.

The demonstration was one of at least three on California school campuses in the hours after the Republican billionaire businessman's defeat of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's election. 

Police were called out to the Westwood Plaza at around 12:15 a.m. Around 500 to 600 students were "practicing their First Amendment rights," according to the LAPD West Los Angeles Division.

No one was arrested.

Videos posted on social media showing crowds marching down campus streets, yelling "(expletive) Donald Trump." Twitter users reported a small police presence at the scene.

Several demonstrations broke out overnight all around Los Angeles protesting Trump's win.

Dozens of demonstrators in Dowtown Los Angeles gathered in Pershing Square around 11 p.m. Tuesday, but the crowd eventually dispersed, according to the Los Angeles Police Department Central Division.

Protests also erupted in the Bay Area -- in Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose -- over the election results, and students at the University of California, San Diego, also marched in protest

More than 1,000 high school students have walked out of classes in Berkeley Berkeley Unified School District spokesman Charles Burress said about half of the school's 3,000 students left at the start of the first period on Wednesday and gathered in the school's courtyard.

Students held anti-Trump signs.

Burress said classes were still going on for students who wanted to attend.

He said the district would prefer for students to stay in classes, but school officials understood that extraordinary circumstances prompted the student protest.

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