By Andrew Wilde-Price
Since the Cultural Revolution and Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, Berkeley and BHS have become more diverse. Today, student organizations like the Black Student Union, Chicano Student Union can be found on campus, and a majority of the new student government officials for this year are students of color.
Our country is in a recession, and educational funding is very tight. So why should programs for special student ethnic groups be encouraged and funded using school resources when schools all over the state are making cutbacks?