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Harutyunyan Brings Song & Dance Workshop to Fresno

Hasmik Harutyunyan, left, leading students at the "Armenian Song and Dance Workshop," held Saturday February 1. Photo: Barlow Der Mugrdechian.

RUZAN ORKUSYAN – Staff Writer For the third year in a row, Hasmik Harutyunyan, member of the world renowned Shoghaken Folk Ensemble, captivated and engaged her audience of young and old, Armenians and non-Armenians. The Saturday, February 1, “Song and Dance Workshop,” sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program and Armenian Students Organization offered an unforgettable afternoon of traditional Armenian music, ...

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ASO Balances Work with Fun

ASO Armenian Genocide Commemoration committee. Photo: Barlow Der Mugrdechian.

MARINE VARDANYAN – Editor A pleasant balance of work and leisure has preoccupied members of the Armenian Students Organization as the Spring Semester rapidly approaches its halfway mark. With April only a month away, a number of meetings have already taken place to prepare for the 99th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide commemorative activities. “The meetings are very serious, everyone ...

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Kloian Armenian Genocide Collection Available in Special Collections

Staff Report The Armenian Studies Program and Special Collections of the Henry Madden Library announce the launching of the Kloian Armenian Genocide Collection. Richard Kloian (1937-2010), whose passion for learning and teaching about the Armenian Genocide arose after his father’s death in 1976, was the founder of the Richmond, California-based Armenian Genocide Resource Center (AGRC). Kloian discovered his father’s diary, ...

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Hye Sharzhoom-Reflections by Editors on 35th Anniversary of the Student Newspaper

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MARINE VARDANYAN – Editor “It is simply in the nature of Armenian to study, to learn, to question, to speculate, to discover, to invent, to revise, to restore, to preserve, to make, and to give.” – William Saroyan. Only two years after the Armenian Studies Program was established, Hye Sharzhoom was launched in April of 1979, providing students with an ...

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