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In Focus: Columbia students join Women's Marches

Last Saturday, we sent our photographers to document Columbia students and protesters at the Women’s Marches on Washington, D.C. and New York. Over a hundred students attended the historic event, which drew nearly half a million people.

Washington, D.C.

Woman chants with marchers in support of women’s rights. She, along with many other attendees, wore the pink Pussyhat, which was co-created by Krista Suh, BC ’09, as a show of unity. (Maddie Molot / Staff Photographer)

Protesters express their concerns about the fate of the environment under Trump’s administration. (Trinity Lester / Staff Photographer)

A minority of Trump supporters rally in front of a concert organized by the Bikers for Trump in Washington, D.C. (Yasmine Akki / Senior Staff Photographer)

A protester throws his hand in the air as two Trump supporters push him to the ground. (Yasmine Akki / Senior Staff Photographer)

Manhattan, N.Y.

Mother and child marching through Manhattan. (Michael Edmonson / Senior Staff Photographer)

A wall of 16 women wearing reflective vests lead the march with a powerful chant. (Michael Edmonson / Senior Staff Photographer)

NYC subway station swarmed with Women’s March attendees. To accommodate an estimated 200,000 participants, subway trains were jam-packed Saturday morning. (Michael Edmonson / Senior Staff Photographer)

“We deserve a voice—women are not up for grabs.” Jewel Allison and PJ Masten, self-identified Bill Cosby rape survivors, were among the honored guests in attendance at the march. (Michael Edmonson / Senior Staff Photographer)

A taxi driver sits on top of his cab to demonstrate his patriotism. (Jeanette Pala / Staff Photographer)

Women hold large signs showing their frustration with threats on women’s rights. (Jeanette Pala / Staff Photographer)

Children hold signs as they join their parents at the march. (Jaime Danies / Senior Staff Photographer)

A protester plays music to hype up the crowd as the march begins. (Jaime Danies / Senior Staff Photographer)

New Yorkers continue march on Second Avenue. (Jaime Danies / Senior Staff Photographer)

Drivers stranded amid streets flooded with participants. Many eventually joined the march. (Jaime Danies / Senior Staff Photographer)

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