2010 Pull Quotes
Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
- Letter from the Editors
- A Raisin in the Sun: A Trinity of Adaptations--Comparisons in Contrast
His desperate search for a better life is made all the more futile because of the oppression he faces in a racist society, and now he feels his one chance at something more is being taken from him by his own mother.
- Gifts to an Infant
Fortunately, the barberâ€™s wife had the ability to pierce ears without complications.
- Lack of Failure?
I know from my own personal experiences that the yoke of my past childhood failures have many times kept me from success.
- Online Classes: Promoting Critical Thinking and Cooperation between the Sexes
Students, and more specifically women, no longer have to feel like they have a sea of eyes looking at them, waiting for them to say something foolish or inadequate.
- Running with the Team: An Examination of the Positive Effects of In-Group Conformity
For me, these bonds formed the feeling of responsibility to my team, and being on that team meant that I was a part of something bigger than myself.
- Working Mothers Are Benefiting the Family
My parents both work because they believe that it is in their childrenâ€™s best interest.
- My Family's Black and I'm Proud: A story of how two small souls brought some color to our lives
It was six years ago when my parents decided that they wanted to make a contribution to society, so they began to foster children from inner city families in Newark, New Jersey.
- What Rock Music Means to Me
You might say that rock educated me in ways that spoke just to me; it instilled me with a passion for music, which is still one of my greatest motivators.
- When Thin Stops Defining Beauty
Although American culture puts pressure on being unnaturally thin, in West African culture thin women are looked down upon and thought of as unattractive.
- The Decomposition of Education
Educators, if you are reading this, please, be bold!
- Cutting Basic Skills Courses at Delta College
Delta College is doing the right thing by cutting services to the lowest-level students so the college can focus more on the students who worked hard in high school to get to where they are today.
- Selective Education at Delta College
But what are politicians and administrators really cutting back? Numbers in a budget sheet? Or the futures of the people these programs are designed for?