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Armenian Genocide commemoration turns focus to future

For Armenians, April 24 marks a day of remembrance. This year, it was a day to look toward the future. Tuesday marked 103 years since the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, a massacre that occurred in the former Ottoman Empire ...

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CineCulture to screen “The Other Side of Home”

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series will showcase the conflicting identity within a descendant of an Armenian Genocide survivor. “The Other Side of Home,” directed by Naré Mkrtchyan, tells the story of a woman named Maya, who in 2015, found out ...

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Award-winning Armenian musician performs on campus

Diversity Week at Fresno State continued on April 28 in the Alice Peters Auditorium with performances by award-winning Armenian musician and professor Dr. Richard Hagopian.   Fellow musicians, students and community members filled the seats close to Hagopian to hear ...

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Remembering the Armenian Genocide

To commemorate the 101 anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Fresno State Armenian Student Organization (ASO) hosted a week full of activities. A screening of “The Cut,” a film about the genocide was shown Wednesday and was followed by a candlelit ...

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Castro: Looking forward to my third year

Q: You are starting your third year as Fresno State’s president. What are you looking forward to this year and how do you plan to, as you say it, be bolder? A: I am very excited about starting my third ...

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Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial

 Community members came together Friday to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian Genocide during a ceremony at the recently unveiled Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State.

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Community gathers to break ground on the Armenian Genocide Monument

Leaders from the local Armenian community and the university broke ground on the Armenian Genocide Monument on Sunday, a project that hopes to commemorate and educate the public when it opens next April. The monument will be located in Fresno ...

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Standing in Silence: Armenian Student Organization brings awareness of genocide

The Armenian Student Organization, composed of Fresno State students, silently stood in the free speech area on Wednesday to remember the lives lost in the Armenian Genocide. This year marks the 98th anniversary commemoration of the genocide. The genocide refers ...

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Camp Darfur to teach students about genocide

The term genocide can spark thoughts of the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide. USU Productions hopes to raise awareness for genocides past and present by hosting "Camp Darfur" today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Memorial Gardens lawn in front of the bookstore.

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Exhibit makes first California appearance since 1991

Numerous Fresno State students, faculty, community members and high schools visited the Holocaust exhibit “The Courage to Remember.”

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Education Week focuses on Armenian history

Many universities across the nation are celebrating International Education Week. The purpose is to celebrate the benefits of international education and at Fresno State.

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The worst of TIME’s?

TIME magazine, the rag that declared “YOU” the person of the year in 2007, has made a similar hyperbolic declaration in its most recent cover story.

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