UCI ASA Gen Week

University of California, Irvine raised awareness of the Armenian Genocide, during the week of April 23-25. We started the week by having an art show, demonstrating the beauties of Armenia and its unique characteristics. We later that night had a privilege of having R-Mean the Armenian Rap artist perform his song “Open Wounds,” all members were touched by his performance and his dedication for the cause. R-mean has managed to…

Developing Our Unity of Purpose

The world is at a constant struggle between villains and heroes. The heroes are selfless characters who intertwine their lives with the struggle and perseverance of others. Constantly vying for their presence, they fully dedicate themselves to a motive that befits the needs of the majority. The villains, on the other hand, control most of the access to resources and commodify them to satisfy their interests. It is this constant…

Genocide Video Argument

The individual who posted on YouTube the video of the encounter between ASA members and two Turkish students decided to remove it out of respect to the request of the Turkish student who was videotaped in the encounter. By this move, we, Armenians, want to show that we are impartial to any person regardless of their ethnicity or history. We trust that the Turkish student who was videotaped in a…

Genocide Commemoration Week 2013 – April 24th

Genocide Commemoration Week Events- Wednesday, April 24, 2013 UC Riverside- Silent Protest- 10:00 am, UCR Highlander Lawn https://www.facebook.com/events/517823404944231/?ref=2 UC Riverside- Armenian Genocide Resolution Voting- 6:00pm, HUB 221 https://www.facebook.com/events/238864892918979/?ref=2 UC Riverside- Candlelight Vigil- 8:00pm, Winston Chung Hall 138 https://www.facebook.com/events/377320952381974/?ref=2 UCSD- Armenian Genocide Commemoration- 6:30 pm, Great Hall https://www.facebook.com/events/162665277228897/?ref=2 UCSB- Candlelight Memorial- 8:00pm, Davidson Library https://www.facebook.com/events/535291916523135/?ref=2 AYF- Protest at the Turkish Consulate- 4:00-6:00 pm, Turkish Consulate – 6300 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles,…

Genocide Commemoration Week 2013 – Tuesday

Armenian Genocide Commemoration Week Events- Tuesday, April 23, 2013 UC Irvine- Survival Through Art- 5:30 pm, Pacific Ballroom C https://www.facebook.com/events/511404608924437/?ref=2 UCSB- March for Armenian Genocide Recognition- 6:00 pm, meet at the Eternal Flame https://www.facebook.com/events/362363573882900/?ref=2 UCLA- “Screamers” Movie Screening and Discussion with Carla Garabedian- 7:00 pm, Kinsey 1220 B https://www.facebook.com/events/357099034410264/?ref=2 UC Riverside- “Aghet” Screening- 8:00 pm, Winston Chung Hall 138 UC Berkeley- Movie Screening of “The Ordinary Genocide: Sumgait, February 1988”-…

Genocide Commemoration Week 2013

Here is a list of events Genocide Week Commemoration Events for Monday, April 22, 2013. Please be sure to coordinate with your respective ASA to help with the informational tables being set up tomorrow. UC Riverside- Lecture by Dr. Garabet Moumdjian- 8:00 pm, Winston Chung Hall 138, UCR https://www.facebook.com/events/522237877832977/ UCLA- Comparative Genocides Panel- 6:00 pm, Kinsey 1240 B, UCLA https://www.facebook.com/events/316751431787475/ UC Berkeley- Keynote Lecture with Khatchig Mouradian- 7:00 pm, B5…

UCR ASA

Greetings from UC Riverside’s ASA! For those who think the California Desert region has no Armenian culture, think again. We have been working non-stop to ensure that the final few months of the school year are memorable on various Armenian fronts. UCR’s ASA has been hard at work bringing its Armenian Community together and establishing lifelong connections. We have invested both our time and energy rallying up political and social…

Recess!

The All-ASA would like to invite all to kick off spring at Recess, to be held at the Playhouse Nightclub on May 29, 2013. Tickets are on sale for $20 for all those 21 and over. We are offering transportation to and from the venue for $30 (including entrance). We will have two locations that the buses will be leaving from and returning to, in Glendale and Northridge. If you…

CSUN Updates

Greetings from CSUN ASA! Since our last blog post, we have been working non-stop to ensure that the final few months of the school year are memorable and efficient. Every member of CSUN ASA has a unified goal of creating events that we can look back on with pride! For starters, CSUN ASA is pleased to announce their first educational event of the semester: Syrian Armenian Educational Night. Join us…

2013 All-ASA Games

Spring is upon us, which means one of the biggest All-ASA events is around the corner: the 2013 All-ASA Games. Due to popular demand, the All-ASA Games will be returning to Santa Barbara this Memorial Day Weekend. As chair of the Games Committee, UCSB’s ASA has been busy prepping for this annual event. The fields and courts have been reserved and other ideas are being finalized. We are this much…