2011 Delta Winds
A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College 2011
Table of Contents
- Letter from the Editors
- Changes in Life
An anonymous author describes the trials she faced in trying to be a "good wife" in a tightly-knit culture.
- I Have a DREAM
Dominic Deiro believes passage of the DREAM Act would increase the military, improve the economy, and benefit the community.
- My Mother=Me
Melissa Trindade re-examines maternal guidance during troubled times to discover the depth of her mother's influence.
- Small Asian Woman
Kelley Pheng gains a new appreciation for her mother, for the sacrifices she made, and for the heritage passed on.
- The Bused In Kids
M. Sharon Conley recalls her experiences as part of a program to bus inner-city teens to suburban high schools in the 1990s.
- The King Dead on the Throne: An Analytical Comparison of Elvis Presley's and Kurt Cobain's Legacies after Death
Ally Sabedra argues that the circumstances following the deaths of two musicians have determined their lasting impressions.
- The Proposal
Darin Smith views the DREAM Act as an amnesty program, an invitation to increase illegal immigration, and an unjust tuition break.
- The Truest Gift
Robin G. Hazelwood recounts how a Christmas season project caused a turnaround in family relationships.
- Treating Members of the Disabled Population as Our Equals
Kelly L. Sydow, using research and personal experience, discusses the mistreatment of individuals with disabilities.
- Where Does It End?
Rebecca Goldsmith tells a story of how racial bias jeopardized family relations and affected decisions made.