Quiz Bowl 2014

Nine universities and organizations including UCLA, UCSD, UCSB, UCI, CSUN, CPP, Oxy, AYF, and AEO come together on February 1, 2014 to take part in the All-ASA Annual Quiz Bowl held at UCLA. We would like to thank Haig Hovsepian for writing the questions and Patrick Bairamian for moderating. The Kerkoff Grand Salon was filled with bright minds from all over south California, the students competed to see which organization…

Artivism 2014 Announced

After a successful first run last year, raising almost $4000 for charity, we are working hard to bring you an even bigger show for 2014. This year, we’re working with sponsors such as TOMS to give away all proceeds from the event to the Free Arts for Abused Children Foundation. Learn more on the foundation here: http://www.freearts.org/ The show will be held on March 8th, 2014 at Les Noces du…

Mashed 2013

Shotgun Entertainment is teaming up with a group of hosts that will be giving you plenty to be thankful for this year. UCLA ASA, USC ASA and CSUN ASA will be taking over TRU Hollywood the night before Thanksgiving. Join us at one of Hollywood’s most beautiful venues. Tru Hollywood has revived the unique aura and sophistication of old Hollywood. Located at historic 1600 Argyle, the illustrious building has already…

Taste of Oxy

This past week, Occidental College had the pleasure of hosting our yearly Taste of Oxy in which different cultural clubs bring food to serve about 100 students. The Armenian Student Association got together its small club of about 15 members and served lamahjoun and Tabouleh to the diverse students. All the members of our club got more involved by just being creating. We shared cultural information with our school about…

4th Annual Charity No Limit Hold ‘Em

Facebook Event Page! It’s about that time again! Join us for the 4th Annual Charity Poker Tournament. Each year, we build on the previous year’s success to make the competition bigger & better. This year, proceeds will go towards helping children in Armenia who are battling cancer, and to renovating kindergartens in the outskirts of the country. These children are the future of Armenia and we need to make sure…

Bridge of Health

All proceeds from the upcoming All-ASA event “Finale” will be going towards a new non-profit called Bridge of Health, find out more about the organization and like them on Facebook to follow their progress! Bridge of Health (BoH) is a nonprofit organization founded on the desire to make wishes and prayers of recovery a reality. We create an opportunity to conquer childhood cancer in Armenia regardless of socioeconomic status to…

Street Workout – From America to Armenia

America – Hovhannes Mkhitaryan I was first introduced to calisthenics and street workout when I was 19. I was living a very sedentary lifestyle, eating junk food, drinking, and smoking – the cliché college student. I decided to turn my lifestyle around because my state was physically and psychologically draining. I lost some weight on my own working out at home, but still had trouble gaining muscle and functional strength.…

The Lazy 99

Our bellies are full Our wars out of mind Virgins to bloodshed Keys we hide behind Stable and fed That is our demise For without struggle Masses can not rise We read about war Find out about genocide Slavery’s a thing of the past To our leaders we confide For comfort we stay put For next week’s episode The next paycheck And the next generation Camp to revolt Share for…

GCC ASA!

I am proud to say that our year started off with such a strong and successful boom. We kept the momentum going all year. Here are a few recaps of our favorite meetings: We have had the honor to have a guest speaker from Nagorno-Karabakh, Gala Danilova, who is a representative of the Halo Trust organization. She gave an informative presentation about the Halo Trust, which is the world’s largest…

Armenian Education Relief Fund

As we go about with our busy lives, it is at times easy to forget those half ways across the world. It is also quite easy to take things for granted. For example, many of us couldn’t image going to school in freezing winter classrooms, sitting on broken chairs to read from books with missing pages. School aged children in the disadvantaged outskirts of Armenia lack these simple necessities. It…