The petition has garnered high-profile support in the past, including a retweet from Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, and an endorsement from former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, both last March.
BC has issued a summary suspension to a student who wrote racially offensive language on classroom chalkboards, according to a University email sent to students on Friday.
Rev. Casey Beaumier, S.J., director of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies, said people’s leadership abilities will be determined by how they tell their stories.
BC also received high rankings at the graduate and professional levels, ranking second for finance and 17th for law.
Lurein Perera and his friends encountered a homeless man while walking back from dinner on a cold night in October of 2018. He asked Perera if he had money to spare, but the student was not carrying any cash.
“This points to BC’s continued strength among college-age students. If they decide to do the essay, it suggests a level of seriousness about wanting to go here,” said John Mahoney, director of undergraduate admissions.
“Everything is a part of movement … Always look to the future,” Ignacio Fletcher, UGBC executive vice presidential candidate said while he and Reed Piercey, UGBC presidential candidate, spoke on matters close to home.