UW Emergency Management

March 23, 2018

February 10, 2018 Patriot Prayer Rally

A large rally, demonstration and counter-protests were held on Red Square on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  The UW College Republicans invited the Patriot Prayer Group to campus for a public rally and march throughout campus.  Other counter-protesters also converged on campus.  An estimated 400-600 persons clashed on Red Square with a heavy police presence.  Only limited property damage occurred and a handful of arrests were made.  Based on the anticipated campus disruptions, a number of public events on central campus were either cancelled or postponed.