Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
Table of Contents
Letter from the Editors
Changes in Life
An anonymous author describes the trials she faced in trying to be a “good wife” in a tightly-knit culture.
I Have a DREAM
Dominic Deiro believes passage of the DREAM Act would increase the military, improve the economy, and benefit the community.
Melissa Trindade re-examines maternal guidance during troubled times to discover the depth of her mother’s influence.
Small Asian Woman
Kelley Pheng gains a new appreciation for her mother, for the sacrifices she made, and for the heritage passed on.
The Bused In Kids
M. Sharon Conley recalls her experiences as part of a program to bus inner-city teens to suburban high schools in the 1990s.
The King Dead on the Throne: An Analytical Comparison of Elvis Presley's and Kurt Cobain's Legacies after Death
Ally Sabedra argues that the circumstances following the deaths of two musicians have determined their lasting impressions.
Darin Smith views the DREAM Act as an amnesty program, an invitation to increase illegal immigration, and an unjust tuition break.
The Truest Gift
Robin G. Hazelwood recounts how a Christmas season project caused a turnaround in family relationships.
Treating Members of the Disabled Population as Our Equals
Kelly L. Sydow, using research and personal experience, discusses the mistreatment of individuals with disabilities.
Where Does It End?
Rebecca Goldsmith tells a story of how racial bias jeopardized family relations and affected decisions made.
About the Authors