2000 Pull Quotes
Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
- What is Abuse?
"Abuse is a thief who has stolen this woman's life and her love for others."
- An Overpopulating Nation Unconscious of Waste
"Water conservation does not only depend on awareness, which is the first step, but more important, on action."
"I try the jumping frog contest out on them; they usually think I am insane at this point."
- Hope in Isolation
". . . for people like myself, that nervousness is constant, and is brought about by the simplest social interactions."
- Rub a Dub Dub, How To Get a Toddler Clean in the Tub
"We are having such a good time; it's a shame I have to wash his hair."
- The Finicky Child Does Eat Vegetables
"Let family and friends know immediately about the 'new chef's' endeavor."
- Tonight at 6:00, Sensationalism
"Why is so little time dedicated to stories that help the community?"
- A New Life
"He controlled every aspect of my life including when and how I slept."
- A Snow Day
"And, God, could you please just let it snow and snow and snow all night?"
- Breathing: A Dangerous Habit?
"All smoking in the workplace should be illegal."
- I Am Who I Am
"The decision to search for one's biological parents is as individual as a mother's decision to put her child up for adoption."
- No Food or Drink Allowed in My Athenaeum
"The indulgent devote an entire room to the very purpose of storing books."
- She Never Said, "Honey, I'm Proud of You"
"It is like an empty spot in my heart waiting to be filled with those four words."
- The Day I Became a Statistic
"I was only 16 years old but I had no problem finding a store that would sell me alcohol."
- The True Purpose of College and Higher Education
"These higher expectations and a stress on practicality prevent learning for the sake of learning."