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Boston College student Michael Del Ponte, 22, of San Ramon, Calif., was one of about 1,000 students, staff, and faculty who marched along Commonwealth Avenue to back student efforts to expand the school's nondiscrimination policy to include gays.
Boston College student Michael Del Ponte, 22, of San Ramon, Calif., was one of about 1,000 students, staff, and faculty who marched along Commonwealth Avenue to back student efforts to expand the school's nondiscrimination policy to include gays. (Globe Photo / Lisa Poole) Globe Photo / Lisa Poole

1,000 rally for gay rights at college

Student campaign seeks equal protection for gays

By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / April 16, 2005

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NEWTON -- About 1,000 cheering Boston College students, staff, and faculty gathered at the center of campus yesterday in a show of support for a student-led campaign to expand the school's nondiscrimination statement to include equal protection for those who are gay. (Full article: 973 words)

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