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Events - Spring 2014
[printable event calendar coming soon]

Rancho Campus
February 10
12:30-2 pm

Generation of WarGeneration of War Film Screening
A discussion with the filmmaker Louise Salter and special guests: artist Johann Andersson and Vietnam Veteran Ted Haler will follow the screening

Rancho Campus
February 24
12:30-2 pm

Book Club DiscussionBook-Club-Style Discussion of The Things They Carried
led by Esther Leano
Share your favorite quotes, characters, & scenes in Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Car-ried. What were your emotional and critical responses upon reading the book? Ask any question you may have and to-gether, let’s explore the book’s themes: war, friendship, bravery, revenge, loss of innocence, pride, love, guilt, etc.
Let’s Talk About It! [printable flyer]

Chino Campus
March 4
2 - 3:20 pm
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 Film Screening
A screening of the HBO documentary Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 with a discussion led by professors Robert Nazar and Judy Weingartner
[printable flyer]

Rancho Campus
CAA Student Gallery
March 12
11:30 am - 2 pm

The Art of War
art exhibition, spoken word, and music from the veterans of Chaffey College and Mil-Tree

Rancho Campus
location TBA
April 7
12:30-2 pm

Through Vetted Eyes
a discussion with Chaffey College student veterans about the themes of The Things They Carried and their personal experiences in the military
moderated by Danny Keener
Rancho Campus
April 10
4:15-6:30 pm
Platoon10th Annual College Book Film Festival: Platoon
Join OBOC to view Platoon (1986) including a faculty-led discussion after the screening.

Rancho Campus
Student Activities
April 21
6-8 pm

Essay Contest Awards Ceremony
Rancho Campus
May 7
12:30-2 pm

PlatoonFinding the New Normal
Join us at a panel discussion looking at the impact of war on the veteran and the civilian. What challenges are veterans and civilians dealing with post-war or post-deployment and how can we better understand the trauma and scars left by that experience.

Opportunity drawing for a chance to win a cup by artist Ehren Tool, $1 per ticket. More than 50 cups will be available! Proceeds will benefit the Chaffey College Veterans Resource Center.


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