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Armenian Students Organization Commemorates April 24-Armenian Genocide in Free Speech Area

Hagop Ohanessian Staff Writer Friday, April 24, marked the 94th commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, and Armenians all over the world came together to remember the past, even as students of Fresno State’s Armenian Students Organization (ASO) held their own commemorative event. Students from Fresno State, both Armenian and non-Armenian, and members of the community, came together in the Free ...

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Fresno State Students Engage in Political Advocacy Workshop

Staff Report For busy college students occupied with classes and jobs, participating in a workshop to promote participation in the political process may not seem to be high on their radar screen. But the Armenian Students Organization organized such a workshop to bring students face to face with the challenges that politics can bring. Yeghig Keshishian, Director of the Western ...

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Armenian Studies Program Holds 21st Annual Banquet in March

Staff Report The Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Fresno held its 21st Annual Banquet on Sunday, March 15, at the Fort Washington Golf and Country Club in Fresno. There was an exciting feeling in the air as many notables joined guests for this special occasion. Fresno State President Dr. John Welty greeted the special guests at the Banquet: ...

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ASO Spring Semester Activities

By: Hagop Ohanessian As the Spring semester is coming to an end, the Armenian Students Organization, together with the Armenian Studies Program has continued to cosponsor several events. This semester we have had the privilege to hear three public lectures by Dr. George Bournoutian, who was appointed as the seventh Henry Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies for the ...

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