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Monthly Archives: October 1998


Dear Editor: I am very pleased to know you can express your heritage, at Cal State Fresno. As a student in 1940, we as Armenians were discouraged to attend. I did and I graduated in spite of it all. I am of Armenian descent and proud to be an Armenian. Born in the United States of America. Keep up your ...

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Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem To Highlight ASP Annual Dinner

Staff Report Mark your calendars now! On Thursday, December 10, 1998, the Armenian Studies Program 13th Annual Dinner will feature His Beatitude Archbishop Torkom Manoogian, Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem as guest speaker. The exhibit “On the Dome of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem” by local artist Corky Normart will also be featured that evening. His Beatitude Archbishop Torkom Manoogian was ...

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ASO – New Ideas Foster Excitement

By Arakel Arisian ASO President Every fall students return to school wondering what new things they will learn and see. Classes provide a solid foundation, but students need more than just textbooks and lectures. The Armenian Students Organization (ASO) tries to provide that extracurricular activity so important to students. Its goal is to give students interested in Armenian culture, history, ...

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Around the World

Staff Report ¥     United Armenian Fund 100th Airlift Celebration ¥     House Maintains Section 907 – By a vote of 231 to 182, the House of Representatives maintained a ban on US aid to Azerbaijan ¥     Chinese mining company intends to invest $400 million in Armenia ¥     Armenia marks seventh year of independence ¥     Turkey gives permission for election of the ...

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Hye Sharzhoom – A 20 Year Prespective

By Barlow Der Mugrdechian Advisor Twenty years ago a group of students at Fresno State decided to publish a special issue newspaper to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. That special issue was published in April of 1979 and became the first in what was to become a twenty-year run of Hye Sharzhoom/Armenian Action. From its inception Hye Sharzhoom became the Armenian ...

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