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University of Virginia freshmen express anxiety as their school year starts — be safe and ‘pray for the best’

Women comfort each other at the site where Heather Heyer was killed when a suspected white nationalist crashed his car into anti-racist demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 16, 2017.

College campuses are abuzz with excitement during the first few weeks of school, as freshman embark on a journey to make new friends, browse course catalogs, and explore a new city.

But incoming freshmen to the University of Virginia (UVA) are still grappling with the images of white supremacists marching on their soon-to-be-new campus and violently clashing with community members.

“It was very scary to see a mob of protesters marching on campus with torches, a car driving into a crowd and killing a person,” Yasmeen Refai, an 18-year-old incoming freshman to UVA, told Business Insider. “It was a little scary read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com