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University of Akron tells high school students peaceful protesting 'will not impact' their future

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Posted at 10:10 AM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 10:10:33-05

After the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day, frustrated students and parents took their concerns of current laws to the Capitol— causing students across the country to organize walkouts as a way to peacefully protest current gun laws in the country.

The University of Akron tweeted out a photo on Tuesday letting high school students know that if they are involved in peaceful protests and received disciplinary action from their school, the university won't take it into consideration.

Students who apply to the university and have a disciplinary action on their record, won't be negatively impacted during the application process.