2015 Pull Quotes
Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
- Letter from the Editors
- The Dividing Line
A boundary line runs through the city of Lodi, along the railroad tracks, nearly dividing it in half.
- Unsocial Media
The movie teaches us to put down the cell phone and talk to the people who need us the most.
- A Little Bean
I had no goals for the future, no plans for college or a career. I only wanted to do whatever I wanted, when I wanted.
- Adventures in Education: Mexico and the U.S.
I felt cold as ice and my legs began shaking when I realized we were doing introductions.
- A Meaningful Vacation
Many women stood in the mud, bent their bodies, and quickly put rice plants into the wet soil in straight lines.
- An Unforgettable Event in My Life
On Wednesday, January 6, 1999, a civil war broke out in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
- Coming Out
And now, standing in front of my bedroom mirror with a stranger looking back at me posing a confused stare, I was at a loss.
- My Grandmother Danced Barefoot to Korean Music
I didn't want to spend the night watching colorless old movies and sleeping in the same bed as a woman who smelled like old laundry.
- How I Met My Mother
"There you are. I was about to put your face on a milk carton."
- Meeting John Doe
She got a baby, he got his freedom, and I got the highly coveted title of "bastard."
- We Were Just Doing Our Jobs, Sir
. . . but some days we would just get slammed, and this was looking like one of those days.
- The Big Red Pickup
He said, "Go ahead. By the time they get here, you're dead."
- An Analysis of the Chorus in Henry V
The Chorus makes use of wordplay to engage the audience and enhance interest in certain situations throughout the play.