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Armenian Genocide March for Justice

Armenian Genocide March for Justice

Luis Garcia

April 25, 2017

Thousands of people marched in Los Angeles Monday for the 102nd anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Unified Young Armenians held a march at the Armenian Genocide Memorial Square at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue in Little Armenia area of Hollywood. By 11 a.m.,...

All Armenian Students Organization silent protest to raise awareness for history of their people

All Armenian Students Organization silent protest to raise awareness for history of their people

Heidi Weinrich

February 9, 2017

The All Armenian Students Organization protested outside the Oviatt Library Thursday to educate students about the history of the Armenian Genocide.Red tape was placed over their mouths with word "denial" as they sat holding signs and flags.Biayna Ayvazian, president of the All Armenian Students Organiz...

Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

Saffana Hijaz

April 28, 2015

Thousands of protestors marched through Los Angeles on April 24 to bring attention to Turkish and American government's refusal to recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915.LAPD said there were 130,000 protestors the "March for Justice" from Little Armenia to the Turkish Consulate. "The main issue is th...

ASA holds art gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

ASA holds art gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

Saffana Hijaz

April 25, 2015

The Armenian Student Association (ASA) hosted the opening of their first Armenian-based art gallery on April 23. Several people crowded the Art and Design building's West Gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide 100 years ago on April 24, 1915. The gallery featured 24 pieces of artwork collected...

March for Justice held across the world for Armenian Genocide commemoration

Saffana Hijaz

April 24, 2015

On the morning of March 24, thousands of people marched the streets of LA to bring awareness on the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The #ArmenianGenocide and #MarchforJustice appeared in over thousands of tweets from around the world to commemorate the massacre of millions. Sever...

Candlelight vigil held for anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Candlelight vigil held for anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Angel Silva

April 24, 2015

The CSUN Armenian Student Association held a candlelight vigil in the Thousand Oaks room of the University Student Union to commemorate those who were killed in the Armenian Genocide on April 22. “We are here for the same reason – to show that Turkey failed,” said Christine Dashdemirians, president...

Armenian Genocide reflected, spreading awareness during recent conference

Michael J. Arvizu

February 3, 2015

By Michael J. Arvizu and Diana JimenezAs a little boy — maybe 5 or 6 years of age — Vahram Shemmassian, a CSUN professor of Armenian Studies, remembers going with his grandparents to attend the yearly Armenian Genocide commemorations on April 24.Placed along the stage during those presentat...

CSUN student helps educate others on Armenian culture

CSUN student helps educate others on Armenian culture

Alik Ourfalian

October 30, 2014

Khodanian, 21, a history major with a minor in Armenian Studies, often heard his grandparents telling him stories. These were stories about their childhood, their parents and about their people.These were stories about deportation, starvation, rape and death. Stories about people being forced out of th...

Armenian Student Association stands silently in remembrance of genocide

Armenian Student Association stands silently in remembrance of genocide

Araceli Castillo

January 30, 2014

Students of the CSUN Armenian Student Association (ASA) organized a silent protest in front of the Oviatt Library on Thursday. Throughout the California State Universities, members of ASA protested to bring awareness to the Armenian Genocide of 1915, when the Turkish government sought to deport and m...

Levon Parian shares story of genocide, salvation

Levon Parian shares story of genocide, salvation

Christina Pembleton

October 7, 2012

>>Updated with additional information. Levon Yotnakhparian did not expect his revered lifestyle as a soldier to evolve into a tale of betrayal, escape and the salvation of thousands during the Armenian Genocide. Levon Parian, Yotnakhparian’s grandson and a professor of art photography ...

CSUN students remember the Armenian genocide

Jessica Estrada

April 18, 2011

In remembrance of the Armenian Genocide, CSUN Armenian organizations will hold a public tribute for those who lost their lives. The Armenian Student Association (ASA), Alpha Epsilon Omega fraternity (AEO) and the Alpha Gamma Alpha sorority (AGA) organized the Armenian Genocide education and c...

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