2015 Delta Winds
A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College 2015
Table of Contents
- Letter from the Editors
- The Dividing Line
Jessica Driver comes to a realization about the social class distinctions in her hometown of Lodi, California.
- Unsocial Media
Christina Teed analyzes the dysfunctional behavior in the film Disconnect and applies her findings to her own family.
- A Little Bean
Kayla Sabella Weaver tracks the complicated decision-making and reactions involved after a positive preganancy test.
- Adventures in Education: Mexico and the U.S.
Eloisa Garcia comes to an understanding of how her mother prepared her for the challenge of a foreign language environment.
- A Meaningful Vacation
Thong Duc Cao fondly recalls powerful images when meeting relatives in the Vietnamese countryside.
- An Unforgettable Event in My Life
Abdul Juana, as a five-year-old, has his life turned upside down with a murderous civil war in Sierra Leone.
- Coming Out
Brianna Webb rebels against the social values of her parents and chooses to embrace her own path.
- My Grandmother Danced Barefoot to Korean Music
Candy Lin recollects deep impressions of a loving relative from her early childhood.
- How I Met My Mother
Tenille Packer meets the woman who abandoned her for a life of crime and irresponsibility.
- Meeting John Doe
Kayla King questions her self-worth as the child of an absentee father before finally meeting him.
- We Were Just Doing Our Jobs, Sir
Jonathan Bethards relives the intensity and frustration a first-responder experiences with a life-threatening incident.
- The Big Red Pickup
Marla Jenkins runs for her life in an escape from an abusive relationship.
- An Analysis of the Chorus in Henry V
Alex Chellsen focuses on Shakespeare's use of metaphor and wordplay in one of his historical plays.