Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
Table of Contents
Letter from the Editors
A Raisin in the Sun: A Trinity of Adaptations--Comparisons in Contrast
Jenny Taylor provides a comprehensive analysis of three screen productions of an American classic.
Gifts to an Infant
Kaneez Sayeed reflects on the lasting significance of a traditional set of golden earrings.
Lack of Failure?
Javier A. Villalobos tracks the psychological consequences of childhood failure in sports and academics.
Online Classes: Promoting Critical Thinking and Cooperation between the Sexes
Deanna L. Tocco explores the potential for non-discriminatory education in an alternative learning environment.
Running with the Team: An Examination of the Positive Effects of In-Group Conformity
Nisa Shinagawa applies concepts of conformity to her personal experiences with cross-country running.
Working Mothers Are Benefiting the Family
Supreet Mann dissects common arguments against working mothers, believing they should be commended and not criticized.
My Family's Black and I'm Proud: A story of how two small souls brought some color to our lives
Amanda Zimmerman discusses her family’s experiences with racial integration.
What Rock Music Means to Me
Charles F. Ogren shares his experiences as a student, lyricist, musician and performer of rock ‘n’ roll.
When Thin Stops Defining Beauty
Alexandra Eriksen-Hisel views the inclusion of plus-sized models in popular media as a step in the right direction.
The Decomposition of Education
An anonymous author blames teachers, parents, and students for the overwhelming number of students needing basic skills.
Cutting Basic Skills Courses at Delta College
Cara Pellegri agrees with administrators’ cuts to basic reading, writing, math, and ESL classes.
Selective Education at Delta College
Gabriel Haro-Acosta argues cutting ESL classes jeopardizes the future lives of recent immigrants.
About the Authors