2001 Delta Winds
A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College 2001
Table of Contents
- Loving Life in Montana
Lori Bruno discovers the beauty of life as a ranchhand at an isolated hunting lodge.
- A Memorable Place
Brandi Williams recalls the details of weekend sailing outings with her father.
- America's Shell Game
Steven Price questions how Americans have become accustomed to shifting blame and avoiding the truth.
- Are You a Father or a Daddy?
Ken Moffett discusses how fatherhood changed his life.
- Compassion's Harvest
Kevin Walcott finds himself rescued by a familiar stranger.
- Coming Home: A Study in Contrast
Ken Moffett compares the treatment of Vietnam War veterans to that of previous returning soldiers.
- Crowding the Aisles
Becki Lynn Webber argues in favor of reduced class sizes in our schools.
- Drowning in Sorrow
Lori Bruno tells how tragic accidents can change lives.
Carmela Brown analyzes what is lost in a family when material goods are gained.
- Mrs. Smith's Kindergarten Class
Mary Hernandez describes the strange behavior found in a kindergarten class through the eyes of an immigrant child.
- School Safety: Is It a Lost Cause?
Jennifer Lewis presents examples of ways to guard against school violence.
- The Choice
Becki Lynn Webber raises the question of looks versus brains and long-term rewards.
- Too Busy for Dreaming
Irma Diaz finds no help in caring for the family while balancing her full-time job with her schoolwork.
- True Nature
Dung Nguyen points out how the selfish nature of people can be found in our society and in Greek mythology.
- The Bookmakers
Robert Phillips considers life as a book in the caring hands of a bookbinder.