Thousands have signed on, joining the call begun by a doctoral student.
The organization supports kids who have been affected by a parent or caregiver's cancer.
Twenty-four people signed up to help students in need.
The judge had to tell a packed courtroom Wednesday that symbols supporting one side or another weren't permitted.
The body voted 18-0 on the bill, with two abstentions.
Students in the McNair program say it's about more than networking opportunities: It's about community.
“I don’t see any other way to get the facts,” he said.
“It sucks to be in this community. No parent should have to lose a child."