The American River Current

What it’s like to be an international student

International student and business major Christina Abraham holds up a globe and points to India, where she’s from, during an international student meetup at American River College on Jan. 31, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Emily Mello

March 14, 2019

Many people say they had the “time of their lives” while in college. But is it really true that time spent in college is that great?   As an international student, I think this statement is true for people like me who come from another country because we’ve experienced different cultures an...

The Parrot gives ESL students a new way to share their stories

American River College students Anastasia Panfilova (left) and Mohammad Louayme (right) are student-workers for Parrot Voices, a project that tells the stories of ESL students. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Bailey Carpenter and Itzin Alpizar

February 2, 2016

By Bailey Carpenter and Itzin Alpizar At American River College, the English as a second language (ESL) department has created a place for all international students to tell their personal stories. The Parrot is a newsletter written in collaboration with other ESL students and staff with the purpose ...

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