By Seena Sleem and News StaffPublished: Nov 25, 2014 at 4:47 PM PSTLast Updated: Nov 25, 2014 at 5:02 PM PST
Alexis Lawrence anxiously waited for the announcement Monday evening.
"I was at home with the rest of my roommates and we had a couple of friends over while watching CNN, patiently awaiting for the decision of the verdict," said Lawrence, a member of the Black Student Union.
When the news broke that a grand jury declined to indict a police officer of any criminal conduct in the shooting death of Michael Brown, Lawrence felt disappointed.
"We were all very sad, tears began to run from our faces," she said. "We were just really ashamed with how our justice system works in America."
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