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My final paw print in The Cougar Chronicle

Gayana Parsegova, Opinion editor

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The fumes of marijuana slapped me across my face as I had been looking for my class in Academic Hall my first semester of college. Repulsed by the smell as well as my peers around me, I couldn’t help but think to myself, “So...

EDITORIAL

Anonymous

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Welcome back to another exciting edition of the editorial section with Dr. G! Here are my final words of advice I’d like to leave you with before the semester ends. Student A: Dr. G, I was talking to my girlfriend and I ...

You will never be forgotten

Hiarpi Airapetyan, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Armenian Genocide (April 24, 1915 to 1918) was the systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire Turks during WWI. As an Armenian in 2017, it is hard to understand why the Armenian Genocide is...

Human history stays on repeat

Micaela Johansson, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Have you heard about the Holocaust performed by the Nazis during World War II? I bet you have. Now tell me, have you heard of the Armenian Genocide done by the Turkish government in the First World War? I bet you haven’t. I...

Comparison of genocides

Michael Tran, Staff writer

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When the word genocide is spoken, not many think of the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian Genocide lasted roughly 8 years. In that span of time, over 1.5 million Armenians, many of them being intellectuals, community leaders...

Los Angeles and Orange County deem April to be Armenian history month

Gayana Parsegova, Opinion editor

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For 102 years, Armenians not only in America, but all around the world have been demanding for recognition of the Armenian Genocide. On March 28, the Board Supervisors of Los Angeles County, Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger agreed...

The Genocide no one told you about

Gayana Parsegova, Opinion editor

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Shots are fired, people are running with fear in their eyes, and you, being the young and innocent child that you are, look up to your parents in horror. You’re confused to why people are frightened, why your homeland appears...

Faith that never ended

Gayana Parsegova, Opinion editor

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When people think of genocide, oftentimes the first thought that comes to mind is innocent civilian lives being taken by evil powers. Without a doubt, this should be the first point considered whenever a genocide is spoken of,...

U.S. needs to acknowledge Armenian Genocide

Dr. Robert Aboolian, Professor & Chair, Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When is the right time for the U.S. Government to refer to Armenian mass killings as “Genocide”? April 24 marks the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The US government has yet to officially acknowledge it for...

How to prepare for finals

Jeni Scaturro, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  Welcome to the worst part of the semester-- finals week. The bittersweet period consisting of stomachs churning, eyes whirling and palms sweating. This spring semester can either end on a low or a high. How will yours...

The Misconceptions of Autism

Bryanna Martinez, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Autism, something taboo to talk about like every other mental illness, but hey let’s rip the Band-Aid off together.   The giant misconception about autism is that there is only one broad form of it or someone nee...

President Donald Trump: A review on his work so far

Angel Torres, Assistant Layout Editor

April 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The presidential election came and went, Donald Trump won and is now our president.   The real estate mogul and reality TV star with no previous political experience has made his way to the White House. When he ann...