2006 Delta Winds
A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College2006
Table of Contents
- Letter from the Editors
- The Dead
Ashley Litz recalls the troubling day she learned of mortality.
- A True Story of National Security
Lorring Scotty Hoag relates his experience with high-tech airport security.
- Lemons, Loss, and Lemonade
Becky J. Andazola describes the effects of divorce on an unsuspecting youth.
- Last Hour
Christopher J. Miller reflects on the lessons learned from his grandfather.
- The Hero and the Antihero: The Clash Between Decorum and Barbarism
Nicholas C. Ridino distinguishes linguistic use from iconic figures.
- The Designer Player
Rodrigo Villagomez argues that baseball owes a debt of gratitude to steroids users.
- The Poker Nation
Rodrigo Villagomez analyzes the causes of the recent popularity of poker.
- Our Wardrobes
Jana Glines-Harvey discusses the messages conveyed by clothing.
Jasonya Burke shares difficulties faced, and challenges overcome, by her strength of will.
- Crossing the Gulf Into Adulthood
Dante G. Monty details the urgency caused by a military attack at sea.
- Who Was That Guy?
Spencer describes one last narrow escape from combat duty.
Dania Yadira Avelar explains her fondness for a particular fragrance.
- Sylvia Plath
Sara McDougall analyzes the life and work of one of the nation's most acclaimed poets.