October 28th, 2016 may be a day that will forever be marked with infamy. Before that day, just about everyone was disgusted with Trump. His Billy Bush video sent the world into a frenzy and it seemed as though Clinton was going to be elected president without a doubt in anyone’s mind, even to those who hated her. But everyone was wrong.
Many across the nation, including PCC students and faculty, are in literal shock after numerous polling predictions failed and a stunning political upset caused Donald Trump to be elected 45th president of the United States, at the end of a grueling, contentious election cycle.
I went home and cried last night. I sat on my floor and cried on my roommate’s shoulder for what I believe is going to be the loss of civil rights, basic human rights and the actual loss of lives for so many in our country.