The American River Current

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 ...

The Parrot gives ESL students a voice

Student worker Emma Jaques designs an upcoming edition of

Joseph Daniels

September 18, 2015

For Parisa Samedi, her English career began when her writing was first published in the American River College based newsletter “The Parrot.” The Parrot is a platform for English as a second language (ESL) students to have their work showcased. Samedi now works at the Learning Resource Ce...

The student voice of American River College since 1955
Paul Bracco