Monday, November 14, 2005

Armenian Students Active at UNLV [UNLV]

Christine Guederian, The Rebel Yell, November 14, 2005

"Armenian said that as a freshman, she was disappointed to find no student organizations that fit her needs. After meeting Raffi Oganesyan in class in spring 2003, they began putting up posters and signs advertising the first meeting of the new ASA organization. Armenian said only 10 people showed up at the meeting, but eventually, the numbers grew."

Friday, October 21, 2005

Catholicos Aram I Visists GCC for an Open Forum [GCC]

Jane Pojawa, El Vaquero, October 21, 2005

"Ani Daniyelyan, current president of ASA, facilitated questions from members of the audience. The Catholicos has a very definite directive for his constituents; he believes that a strong youth presence is needed to protect and reinforce Armenian culture."

Thursday, October 6, 2005

Turkey Needs to Eradicate Policies Before Being Granted EU Membership [Tufts]

Taleen Babayan, Tufts Daily, October 6, 2005

"Turkey has imposed a blockade upon a neighboring Christian sovereign country, Armenia, while vigorously rejecting the historically documented genocide perpetrated against Armenians. Turkey should moderate its uncompromising support for Azerbaijan so the Nagorno Karabagh issue can move forward towards a peaceful resolution. It should also implement confidence-boosting measures with Armenia, including recognizing the genocide and lifting its decade old economic embargo."

Monday, April 25, 2005

Apr. 24 Marks Official Day for Genocide Observance [UC Davis]

Joanna Tung, The California Aggie, April 25, 2005

"In remembrance of the genocide, which resulted in the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians, the Armenian Student Association at UC Davis held a candlelight vigil Friday evening on the Quad."

Friday, April 22, 2005

Students Join Hands on Anniversary of Genocide [UC Berkeley]

Catherine Chang, Daily Californian, April 22, 2005

"Senior Vehanoush Ghookasian, left, joined more than 200 students in a demonstration on Sproul Plaza yesterday to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, when some 1.5 million Armenians were killed."

Friday, April 15, 2005

Armenian Genocide Must not be Forgotten [Stanford]

Ani Kardashian, The Stanford Daily, April 15, 2005

"The burgeoning interest among the undergraduate population in genocide affairs is a small step toward galvanizing national action against these recent crimes against humanity. Stanford students took an even bigger moral step forward this week with the passage of an Undergraduate Senate bill commemorating the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide."

Monday, April 4, 2005

Remembering a Forgotten Crime [Boston College]

Chris Gelnaw, BC Heights, April 4, 2005

"It is very important that the events of the Armenian Genocide not be forgotten in history," she said. "Had I not brought up the event in my high school history classes, it would have never been discussed. I thought it was important that Mr. Balakian stressed the idea that the way the Armenian Genocide will come to receive more recognition is though education.