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SCSU hosts conversation to remember the Armenian genocide

Osman Kavala sits with President Mary A. Papazian as a key note speaker at the event “Remembering the Armenian Genocide.” Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter  In remembrance of the Armenian genocide in Turkey that began in 1915, Southern Connecticut State University’s president sat down with a human rights activist to discuss the nation’s present day state. “Turkey today is

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Genocide researcher teaches course on holocaust and genocide studies

Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  What constitutes a dispute between multiple parties to be a war? Is it the mass murders that occur in the midst of trying to declare a victor? What if the killing only comes from one side? Philosophy Professor and active genocide researcher, David Pettigrew would be one of the first to correct anyone who

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Students watch documentary ‘Orphans of the Genocide’

Xavier Lassiter – Arts & Entertainment Editor  Addressing an audience, in a student center devoid of students, he made his point clear: his film wasn’t for them. “The film was not made for Armenians,” he said. “I like doing this especially when there are students—it’s important that we deliver these stories to the non-Armenians.” Bared Maronian wrote and directed “Orphans

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