2014 Pull Quotes
Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
- You Can't Go Home Again
But we all know that the only constant in life is change, and when it came, it came with a vengeance.
- The Mists of Éire
I paused, took a deep breath, and closed my eyes for a moment, relishing my victory over The Devil's Ladder.
While other children my age were reading about Captain Underpants, I was reading about Prophet Mohammad's passion to save his people from ignorance.
- Logging Off
Why waste time making a call to check on a sick friend if there is a live feed of her condition on Twitter?
- Closeted Girl Gamers: An Analysis of Sex Prejudice in Online Video Gaming
When trying out for a team in an online game, I often keep quiet at first to get a feel for the team's standards and expectations.
- My Husband Listens to Rap Music
The notorious group he so desperately wanted to become a part of proposed a test for guaranteed membership in their group-to rape and kill a woman.
- America: The World's Greatest Fire Sale
Happiness has become simply another item to sell, and its value depends on how much is in your bank account.
- Separation and Resolve
When the sun was shining, worry and stress were things too heavy for our young hearts.
- The Value of a Degree
To begin with, employees with a degree enter the workforce at a higher rate of pay than someone without a degree.
- Selling to the Public: Thoughts on Advertising Political Agendas
At the time, I bought the justifications and believed the logic provided by speakers and commentators on TV.
- Bluffing Harry
I found almost immediately that Harry lies to the French about being unable to control the ferocity of his soldiers.
- So Enid and Dorothy from West Covina Can Hear You
Because everything is so rushed, they are robbed of sharing their artistic experience with one another before the camera starts rolling.
In middle school, I had about three people I could call friends, and even that was pushing it.