Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
Table of Contents
Letter from the Editors
Ashley Litz recalls the troubling day she learned of mortality.
A True Story of National Security
Lorring Scotty Hoag relates his experience with high-tech airport security.
Lemons, Loss, and Lemonade
Becky J. Andazola describes the effects of divorce on an unsuspecting youth.
Christopher J. Miller reflects on the lessons learned from his grandfather.
The Hero and the Antihero: The Clash Between Decorum and Barbarism
Nicholas C. Ridino distinguishes linguistic use from iconic figures.
The Designer Player
Rodrigo Villagomez argues that baseball owes a debt of gratitude to steroids users.
The Poker Nation
Rodrigo Villagomez analyzes the causes of the recent popularity of poker.
Jana Glines-Harvey discusses the messages conveyed by clothing.
Jasonya Burke shares difficulties faced, and challenges overcome, by her strength of will.
Crossing the Gulf Into Adulthood
Dante G. Monty details the urgency caused by a military attack at sea.
Who Was That Guy?
Spencer describes one last narrow escape from combat duty.
Dania Yadira Avelar explains her fondness for a particular fragrance.
Sara McDougall analyzes the life and work of one of the nation's most acclaimed poets.
About the Authors