Veterans





U.S. Army veteran and poet visits ARC

U.S. Army veteran and award-winning poet Brian Turner read from his book “My Life as a Foreign Country” on Thursday in the Student Center at…


Editorial: Saluting the Veterans Center

With Veterans Day approaching, it’s time for students, staff and faculty to be reminded that American River College’s large veteran community exists, and has made…


Faces of war

The original version of this story spelled Hamed Hafezy’s first name with an i in stead of with an e. Within the next few years, those beginning in…


Faces of war: Michael Monk

Unlike some of his peers at the VRC, retired Army Sgt. Michael Monk, 27, never wanted to leave the service. Monk had wanted to be…


Faces of war: Colin Lewis

Before enlisting, Colin Lewis had desperately wanted to get out of Mississippi. “There’s not really much to do there,” Lewis said of his home state….


Faces of war: Dan Avegalio

Just one month after his discharge from the Marine Corps, 30-year-old Daniel Avegalio began his college career by enrolling at American River College in the…



Veterans gather for the Valor Games

On Friday, American River College hosted its first Valor Games. A day of fun and food meant to facilitate advocacy for the veterans on campus,…