A Tulane University fraternity erected a Donald Trump wall around their house

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Donald Trump fans are so excited about his promise to build a wall along the Mexican border that some are constructing walls of their own.

Inspired by the Donald's promises, brothers at the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity at Tulane University built a wall of sandbags around their fraternity house. Emblazoned in red and black was Trump's name as well as his slogan "Make America Great Again."

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Images of the wall first came to light on Facebook and Reddit, theDaily Dotreported.

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On social media, some Tulane students took issue with the wall, citing Trump's history of making anti-Mexican statements. The cause was particularly taken up by the on-campus Latino advocacy group Generating Excellence Now and Tomorrow in Education.

"These connotations most directly mocked the experiences of Latino immigrants and workers throughout our nation," student Ana De Santiago wrote on Facebook. "By writing Trump in large, red letters across the 'wall,' KA changed what was a tradition of building a wall into a tradition of constructing a border, symbolizing separation and xenophobia. This issue not only affects Latinos but all other marginalized immigrant groups in this country." She ended with a plea that her message be shared with the hashtag ?#?StandWithYourGENTE?.

In a statement, Tulane officials said the wall was intended as satire and has since been taken down:

"Every spring the Kappa Alpha (KA) fraternity erects a wall around its chapter house, which is on private property," they told the Daily Dot. "The leadership of KA's local chapter says that adding Donald Trump's name and slogan to this year's wall was done in order to satirize the candidate's campaign promise, not to show support for him. The wall has since been dismantled."

Trump has said Mexico will pay for his border wall and plans to freeze cross-border financial remittances should the country not comply.

It is unclear who paid for the Tulane wall.

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Stephen Baldwin


Baldwin, who was fired by Trump on two different seasons of "The Celebrity Apprentice," said during an interview with Don Lemon on an episode of "CNN Tonight" that Trump would make a "great" president "because he's not a politician, and he doesn't care what anybody thinks."  

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Gary Busey

The actor endorsed Trump back in 2011, even after being fired from season four of "The Celebrity Apprentice," and offered his praise for the presidential hopeful again recently. "He's a great guy. He's sharp. He's fast," he told Fox411. "He can change the country after the last eight years."  

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Dennis Rodman

The retired pro-basketball player tweeted: "@realDonaldTrump has been a great friend for many years. We don't need another politician, we need a businessman like Mr. Trump! Trump 2016." He was fired from season two of "The Celebrity Apprentice." 

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Lou Ferrigno

When asked by TMZ for his thoughts on Trump, the actor and former bodybuilder said, "I hope Donald goes all the way." He was also fired from a season of "The Celebrity Apprentice." 

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Ted Nugent 

The musician wrote an article for WorldNetDaily in which he said, "[Trump] should be given the Medal of Freedom for speaking his mind in such a bold, honest, and straightforward manner."

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Tila Tequila 

The model and reality star posted a video on YouTube expressing her support for Trump.

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Wayne Newton

The Las Vegas entertainer announced his support on "Fox and Friends," “I love Donald, and he would make a great president,” he said. But he also voiced his support for other hopefuls, such as Carly Fiorina, Jeb Bush, and Ben Carson. 

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Willie Robertson

The businessman and star of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” supported Trump at a rally in Oklahoma last year, where he was invited up on stage. He officially announced his endorsement in January. 

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Jesse Ventura 

Jesse Ventura

The former pro wrestler, former Minnesota governor, and actor was speaking with previous Trump staffer Roger Stone for "Off the Grid," when Ventura said, "I shocked my staff today. I came in and said, ‘You know what, as far as the Republicans are concerned, I hope Trump wins.'" Though he also added, "Now I’m not a Republican — I’m not a Democrat either — so ultimately, I’d like somebody else to win overall.”

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Terrell Owens 

The retired NFL wide receiver told TMZ Sports, "This may be what the country needs and Trump... He’s a guy who won’t put up with B.S. and has what it takes to change how government is run." He appeared on the most recent season of "The Celebrity Apprentice."   

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