All classes have been canceled for Friday at Valdosta State University, in anticipation of large crowds at a rally to support the American flag.

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It’s a response to an incident one week earlier when veteran, Michelle Manhart, disrupted a group of students who were walking on an American flag during a protest. In the video below Manhart was seen on video taking the flag from protestors and refusing to return it. Manhart was eventually detained by university police and given a warning. She was then banned from the campus.

Since the initial demonstration school alumni, parents of future students, and financial supporters have threatened to withdraw support for the universities support of the protest.



In the video below we can see more details of that initial protest