The University held a Genocide Remembrance Day event Monday in Fasnacht Court. It was a combined event in observance of the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide, which were both commemorated in April this year.
Fear of the unknown, violence, and leaving all familiar things behind are themes in the history of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, but Armenian-American photojournalist Scout Tufankijan chose to focus on the present conditions of Armenians around the globe.
As an alumna of the American Armenian International College of the University of La Verne and an active member of the Armenian American community, I was greatly disappointed, shocked and offended to read in your April 8, 2005, issue that the University's Space Committee will propose for the name change of the AAIC building in May to the University's Board of Trustees.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.