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Author Garin Hovannisian Speaks in Lecture Series

Ruzan Orkusyan Staff Writer The dark echoes of the past hypnotized the audience as a powerful voice told stories from a Family of Shadows on Monday, October 18. Generations of hardworking and persistent Armenians emerged to retell the stories of their troubled lives. All the juicy details were saved, of course, for the book, and only so much was exposed ...

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Keyan Armenian School Holds Annual Banquet

Randy Baloian Special to Hye Sharzhoom The 33rd Annual Banquet of the Keyan Armenian Community School brought together more than 250 community members for a night of music, song, and dance. The event took place on Saturday, November 6, at the St. Paul Armenian Church Berberian Hall and was made possible through the sponsorships of numerous individuals, organizations, and businesses, ...

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Armenian Students Organization Participates in Community Events

Andrew Esguerra Staff Writer As the fall semester winds down, the Armenian Students Organization remains active, holding events that are fun and keep the mind off of pesky midterms (for me at least), essays, and projects. Events in the Armenian community held on the last two weekends of October garnered the attention of the club. A lively festival, “A Taste ...

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Der Mugrdechian Gives Talk on “Armenia at 19”

Andrew Esguerra Staff Writer International Education Week, aimed at recognizing international diversity and celebrated on many university campuses across the nation, kicked off at Fresno State on Monday, November 15. One of the first events held was a lecture by Professor Barlow Der Mugrdechian of the Armenian Studies Program, entitled “Armenia at 19: Reflections” which offered a personal retrospective of ...

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Society for Armenian Studies Holds 34th Annual Meeting in San Diego with MESA Conference

Staff Report The Society for Armenian Studies held its 34th Annual Membership Meeting in the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, California, on Thursday, November 17, in conjunction with the Middle East Studies Association 44th Annual Meeting. The Society for Armenian Studies is a national and international organization representing more than 225 scholars and teachers in the field of ...

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La Porta Speaks on Millennialism During International Week

Armen Arikian Staff Writer When does the world truly end? This has been a question that scientists, philosophers, and citizens across the globe have attempted to answer since the beginning of time. This question was reviewed and discussed by a panel of five professors on Tuesday, November 16, as part of a panel on “Beginnings and Renewals: Millennialism, 2012 and ...

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