Armenians and Progressive Politics | Armenian – Turkish Relations: The Road to Justice

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation “Shant” Student Association hosted the upcoming Armenians and Progressive Politics conference titled “Armenian-Turkish Relations: The Road to Justice” on October 3-4, 2014 at Occidental College in Eagle Rock. This year’s conference  focussed on domestic social movements in Turkey, reconciliation groups, reparations, and the possibilities for future developments in Armenian-Turkish relations. Friday Opening Night Plenary– beginning at 7 PM Roots, Grassroots, and the Road to Justice: Activism…

Path to College Educational Workshop (co-sponser: ANCA Crescenta Valley Chapter)

On Saturday September 27th, 2014, members of All-ASA and AEΩ were invited the ANCA Crescenta Valley Chapter to participate as a panel for their Path to College Educational Workshop. The event was held at the La Cañada Library and open to the public for local high school students and their parents. Other events at the workshop included guest speakers that educated the audience on applying to the Universities of California,…

2014-2015 All-ASA First GBM

This year’s first General Body Meeting was hosted for the first time by Occidental College on September 14, 2014. Students from all 14 of our branching colleges and organizations gathered for a great start of the school year.   This year’s executive members introduced themselves as follows: Chair – Emil Gorgoyan Vice-Chair – Biayna Ayvazian Treasurer – Anna Kupchyan Secretary – Haykanush Avetisyan Director of Community Outreach  – Nare Kupelian…

Genocide Recognition Week

ASAs from campuses of CPP, CPP, UCR, OXY, Pepperdine, UCI, UCSB, CSUN, UCSD, USC, GCC, UCR, UCLA, and UCB held various events for Genocide Recognition in the week of April 24th, 2014. Picture above is an event organized by Cal Poly Pomona’s ASA & AEO featuring Tsitsernakaberd monuments built and organized by the brothers of Alpha Epsilon Omega (The Armenian Fraternity). Tsisternakaberd is Armenia’s official memorial dedicated to the victims…

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…