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Marchers protest genocide semantics

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 29, 2009

Nearly 10,000 people dressed in black holding flags, banners and signs marched in Little Armenia Friday morning in Hollywood in protest of Turkey's failure to recognize the Armenian Genocide. Protestors also decried President Barack Obama's failure to use the word 'genocide.' Obama issued a statement...

Take a trip around the Carousel tonight

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 28, 2009

Accompanied by music and entertainment, Carousel restaurant in Glendale offers a wide variety of Mediterranean dishes from Syria and Lebanon to Armenia and Greece. On Friday and Saturday nights, Carousel transforms from a fine eatery to a banquet hall where an infusion of music and dance are akin to an ...

Wrongful deaths or a war worth fighting: lecturers discuss the ?crimes? of the Bush Administration

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 27, 2009

Political scientist Dr. Michael Hass and former Los Angeles County District Attorney Vincent Bugliosi spoke to an audience of about 100 about the crimes of the Bush Administration Wednesday at a lecture sponsored by the Political Science Department at Johnson Auditorium.' Both speakers have authored ...

?Castle? manages humor through cliche

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 22, 2009

ABC's 'Castle' is about a writer in need of new material and a detective who could use a little fun in her life, airing Monday nights at 10 p.m. Rick Castle, an extrovert played by Nathan Fillion, and the self-conscious detective Kate Beckett portrayed by Stana Katic, are complete opposites. She's the...

Rehashing the crimes of the Bush Administration

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 22, 2009

In an event sponsored by the political science department, political scientist Dr. Michael Hass and former prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi will address 'The Crimes of the Bush Administration and Obama's Dilemma' today at 6:30 p.m. in Johnson Auditorium 100 in Jacaranda Hall. 'The two guest speakers will be e...

A little love for ‘Tough Love’

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 22, 2009

In dating, throw out the rules, the etiquettes and the aptness and just be you. In love, just as in life, the best way to find happiness is by being yourself. Unfortunately, this is not the general message out there. Vh1's 'Tough Love,' a dating-101 reality show, presents a long list of rules on how ...

Local man dies in stabbing after leaving party held by CSUN students

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 16, 2009

After leaving a birthday party held by several CSUN students, 20-year-old Hayk Oganyan was killed and his friend was stabbed late Saturday night near the 8800 block of Corbin Avenue. Oganyan died a short time after arriving at Northridge Hospital. He suffered two stab wounds in his neck and torso. Og...

Cars wanted

Ofelya Martirosyan

March 25, 2009

Shortage of parking spaces is a very familiar scene on campus, but the opposite is true for the G3 structure, which was opened at the start of the semester. At peak hours, the new parking lot is usually only filled to half its capacity, said Alfredo Fernandez, captain of parking and transportation services ...

?Art? illustrates the pitfalls of friendship

Ofelya Martirosyan

March 23, 2009

Friends should not gossip about each other. If they do, rest assured '- the friendship is in trouble. In the play 'Art,' performed at USU's Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall on Wednesday, the stage went dark and under spotlight, one-by-one, the three characters did just that. The play, which revolves ...

The Sunday drum circle at Griffith Park

Ofelya Martirosyan

March 23, 2009

Every Sunday there is a drum circle at Griffith Park near Crystal Springs Drive past the first sign directing guests towards the merry-go-round. People from all walks of life gather under large trees to play traditional African and Cuban drums such as congas, tom-tom drums, timbales, small percussion, co...

?Gaza Strip? is powerful and disturbing

Ofelya Martirosyan

March 18, 2009

Mohammed Hajezi, a 13-year-old Palestinian boy, dropped out of second grade to help support his family living in Gaza City.' He was a main voice in the documentary 'Gaza Strip' by James Longley, released in 2002 shown at the Glendale Central Library Sunday. Hajezi sells newspapers and on his spare ti...

Poetry and poverty

Ofelya Martirosyan

March 11, 2009

' A narrow flight of stairs through the back entrance of 311 Glendale Blvd. in Los Angeles descended into a basement-like space called the L'KEG (Lipstick Kissed Elbow Glove) Gallery. ' Jazz played in the background as about 15 people slowly filled the foldout chairs. Seven of them read poetry at 'Seco...

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