The 38th annual Operation Gobbler fundraiser and food drive will feed hundreds of people in Pasadena this Thanksgiving. The Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) and Friends in Deed on Sunday, Nov. 20, offering free thanksgiving themed meals to Pasadena locals. Students can contact Friends in Deed for information on signing up and on whether or not they qualify for the thanksgiving meal, according to the executive vice president and secretary of the Jaycees Justine Gray. The food that will be distributed by the group …
Armenians’ call to action: “Activism isn’t transactional”?
Days after Armenia accused Azerbaijan of bombing its citizens, thousands of Armenian diaspora in Los Angeles rallied around the CNN building to seek a national audience. Vart Vars Megerditchian, a biology major at Pasadena City College, gazed around the seven blocks that were barricaded by the sea of Armenian flags.
Salt & Straw serves up unique scoops in Pasadena
A fragrant mix of vanilla and freshly made waffle cones lingered outside another one of Pasadena’s new eateries on Colorado Boulevard. Though it was a cold and rainy evening, it didn’t stop locals from treating themselves to an enticing cold dessert that included out of the ordinary ingredients like turkey skin and sweet potato casserole.
Armenian Genocide: 103 years of unresolved denial
April 24 is a day like any other for most LA locals, but for tens of thousands of Armenians currently living in Los Angeles, it is the day they come together to march in solidarity from Pan Pacific Park all the way to the Turkish Consulate to demand justice and recognition for the atrocious crimes committed against their ancestors during the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The Armenian Genocide is characterized by Armenians as a mass murder of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from …
Armenian students commemorate genocide with celebration of culture
On Monday, April 23, the Armenian Students Association (ASA) club will commemorate the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians, the victims of an early 20th century genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire, with a show celebrating Armenian culture. The event will take place in the Westerbeck Hall from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and include performances of varying mediums such as singing, dancing, poetry readings and instrumental numbers. The event is open to everyone, and has been held annually by the ASA club for several years. …
Armenian genocide commemorated in educating experience
History is an incredibly important part of humanity that is constantly ignored because of many people’s tendency to focus solely on current events. This, in turn, can lead to a dangerous future where nobody knows what happened in the past or who they were and how the past impacts them.