Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
Table of Contents
Letter from the Editors
It Hurt Me To Be Beautiful
Lee Britton remembers her days as a young teenager, caught up in physical appearance and drawn to reckless behavior.
Life With Henry
Michelle Andreetta seeks reconciliation with the overbearing influence of her father's conflicting personality.
Mr. Reynolds' Opus
George Greaves recognizes the positive influence of an unusually gifted teacher.
My Magical Garden
Heather James leads a tour of her cherished garden, complete with fragrant herbs and winding pathways.
Television--The Breakthrough Invention
Matt Fernandes argues in favor of television as a positive force in American society.
The Illusion of Science
Sherry Connell delves into an in-depth analysis of Dorothy Nelkin's "The Scientific Mystique."
The New Kid: The Karate Kid
Mitch Heinze dreads another day as the new kid in the school but finds acceptance arrives without warning.
A Battle Worth Fighting: Gender Inequality
Paula Thomson focuses on three writers whose voices speak of the oppression and discrimination against women.
A Chain of Events
Nisa Shinagawa finds her high school dreams drifting away as her integrity is called into question.
Before the Wall Came Tumbling Down
Layne Silva recalls his experiences at Check Point Charlie during the height of the Cold War.
Lighting My Candle
Anthony Tuttle learns the value of community service through volunteer work in New Orleans.
The Porcelain Guardian
Christina Damasco reflects on the value and hidden memories found in family possessions.
Awake in the Dream
Hannah Volbrecht expounds on the lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King as realized in modern society.
Dancin' wit' My Momma
Bella Quintanilla relives her childhood experiences in anticipation of a celebration of life.
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