Friday, December 1, 2006

Armenians Commemorate '88 Quake [Stanford]

Maneesha Limaye, The Stanford Daily, December 1, 2006

"The event, sponsored by a broad coalition of campus groups including the Armenian Students Association (ASA), Blume Earthquake Engineering Center, Sanksriti, Six Degrees and Engineers for a Sustainable World, was half of a two-part event entitled 'Mitigating Natural Disasters: Lessons from the Armenian Earthquake.'"

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Azerbaijan Leaves Much to be Desired [UCLA]

Haig Hovsepian, Daily Bruin, October 25, 2006

"In the 1980s, the United States supported Iraq, which is another oil-rich, Muslim majority state. Very little attention was paid to the suppression of minorities in this state. Its regime’s disrespect for human rights and its neighbors was conveniently glossed over. The public was encouraged to naively believe it was the perfect partner."

Friday, April 28, 2006

Remember Armenian Genocide [American Univ]

Edward Babayan, The Eagle, April 27, 2006

"Armenians and human rights activists across the globe will continue on this struggle for recognition until Turkey reconciles with its past. Ninety-one years is not enough time to forget, to be at peace, or to rest."

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Armenian Group Recalls Genocide [Rutgers]

Michael Huang, The Daily Targum, April 25, 2006

"Students sought to raise awareness at a demonstration on the steps of Brower Commons on the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide."

Thursday, April 20, 2006

The A.S. Council Takes on Genocide – But Should It? [UCSD]

Matt L'heureux, UCSD Guardian, April 20, 2006

"Although the council has technically entered the lame-duck phase of its term after the election of its successor at the end of last week, that did not stop passionate speeches, flared tempers and even tears over a proposed resolution to support the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Week."

Saturday, March 4, 2006

Armenian Students Fast, Raise Funds for Darfur

Allison Sovey, Daily Trojan, March 3, 2006

"Though many student groups have been working to relieve the estimated 2.3 million Sudanese citizens in need of emergency aid, this group is unique because all members are Armenian.

'They have felt the effects of the Armenian genocide and relate to the victims of the Darfur violence more than most,' said Vazken Movsesian, the priest of the church and chaplain of the Armenian Student Association at USC."