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How To Deal With Trump Supporters on Campus

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at YCP chapter.

Disclaimer: beware of blatant political affiliations. If you even have to deal with people who support Chump, I mean, Trump: I’m so sorry. Luckily, here are some tips on how to get through it.


Surround yourself with other non-Trump supporters

Having people who share your views is always helpful. Find all the fellow Trump haters and bond. Hey, maybe you could even start an anti-Trump club and call it “People who are smart.”


Take up yoga

Yoga has definitely been known to reduce stress, and center the mind, body and soul. Having to deal with Trump supporters can be stressful. Join a yoga class or find a yoga video to calm yourself.


Invest in sunglasses

Although they make a great accessory, in this case, sunglasses serve the function of shielding your eyes from “Make America Great Again” t-shirts and Trump cardboard cutouts.


Tune them out

The great thing about this generation is that we have so much technology. Almost everyone has sunglasses! If you don’t, make sure you get some. Maybe playing Beyoncé will make it all better.


If you’re religious, pray for them. If you’re not, curse them out (in your head)

Wow, two controversial topics at the same time: religion and politics; but hey, sometimes it’s better to face the heavy issues straight on. To be honest, if you’re religious, cure them out too. Trump supporters should be cursed out.



Yes, you read that right. Not everyone can cry on command, but maybe if you cry in front of a Trump supporter it will appeal to the tiny shred of humanity they have left. It’s worth a shot.


Try and convince them to see the light

Maybe their misguided opinion is because of a lack of information. Try giving them the facts – mind you, this would require research on your part, but it’s worth it to see the number of Trump supporters go down.


Remember who you are and keep it moving

It’s not easy having to see Trump stickers and buttons everywhere you turn, but just remember that you can’t control anyone else’s opinion. It’s unfortunate that they chose the dark side but, at the end of the day, you have to stay true to your views.


Good luck!

Hey, I'm Reva! ^_^ Born in the Washington D.C. I'm a Christian and a Music major at York College of PA. I've written and published a young adult novel series; the first is called Breathtaking.