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Demonstrators shout slogans directed at city hall during a rally for free speech Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Demonstrators shout slogans directed at city hall during a rally for free speech Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
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It became national news this week when Ann Coulter canceled an appearance at the University of California Berkeley, after student groups sponsoring the event pulled their support amid rising tensions and an inability to secure a venue on campus.

Coulter is the second prominent conservative in two months to have a Berkeley event scuttled out of safety concerns, prompting criticism that the university isn’t living up to its free speech ideals.

There were more demonstrations on Thursday. Youth Radio's Brett Myers was there and has this report.

Correction: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that there were no arrests made at the Berkeley demonstrations on Thursday. We regret the error.

This article was originally published on April 28, 2017.

This segment aired on April 28, 2017.

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