1997 Delta Winds
A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College 1997
Table of Contents
- The Great Skater
Oksana Louie tells how Mabel Fairbanks dealt with racism in the sport of ice skating.
- Once More
L'Oreal Battestelli weaves childhood reminiscences and E.B. White into a recent visit to the outdoors.
- Million Man March
Otha Farley discusses the goals determined by the Million Man March.
- Next Year
Nancee Williams suggests acceptance into kindergarten should not be determined solely by age.
- A Mother's Agony
Otha Farley challenges the fairness of the legal system.
- Freedom at Last
Lin Yit's account of childhood memories under the Khmer Rouge.
- Racism and Sexism in Advertising
Shafeeq Sadiq analyzes the messages found in advertisements.
- Lost and Found
Karen Kulkowski details how she overcame a drug addiction.
- My Talking Baseball Mitt
John Poynter's narrative of a series of Little League experiences.
- The Great Hispanic Way
Alaska Rivera reveals parental and cultural differences in raising sons and daughters.
- Me and My Shadow
Cathy Murtha recalls meeting her guide dog for the first time.
- Sexism in the Military
Marie Gatz questions the use of separate institutions in the military.
- The Silent Heart
Sara Angel meditates on the importance of communication in a relationship.
- A Lesson About Life
Jennifer McCasland's story of the lingering effects of witnessing the breakup of her parents.
- Identity Crisis
Patrick Sánchez Powell explores how individuals of Mexican heritage view themselves.
- Raindrops to Rainbows
Cathy Murtha shares how to appreciate tender moments on a rainy day.
- Books Aren't Only for Worms
Saundra Wilson encourages reading for people and worms alike.