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The Black Magazine Atoms for Peace Album Review



Chargers Essay

Index Editorial


Ernesto´s Articles


Alan´s Articles


Andre´s Articles


Cristian´s Articles


Santiago´s Articles


Luis´s Articles

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Air Pollution

By: André Márquez

The air pollution is a problem that we don’t realize it´s present everyday of our lives, it’s getting worse and we don’t do anything to change this, we even contribute to this when we don´t carpool with our friends who live near our house. The air pollution has been increasing potentially since the industrial revolution, because the companies started using a lot of machines that produced gases which damage our air. The greenhouse effect is what keeps planet Earth warm, what makes life possible in this place, obviously, as everything, when the quantity of gases is over the limit, the planet starts to overheat, and that’s exactly what’s happening, the poles are melting and the water level is increasing.

The greenhouse gases are mainly carbon dioxide, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone. These gases restrict the heat from going out of the atmosphere and contain it on Earth, this is a vital process because it keeps us warm, but it’s becoming a really serious problem. We need to be really careful with our planet, it’s our only home and we don´t know any other planet where we could live. Our future generations will be living in really awful conditions if we don’t change how we think about the air pollution. I hope schools would teach more about the global warming to make kids know what really happening, it´s not a fairytale.



Atoms for Peace “Amok”

Album Review Radiohead’s lead Singer, Thom Yorke, pulled out his funkiest álbum ever made until now. With lots of synths, just like the latest Radiohead albums; Amok gives Thom Yorke’s “The Eraser” part 2 feeling in sound, style, lyrics and even artwork. After listening to it, you can relate to the feeling of listening to Amnesiac after listening to to Kid A; but I mean, this is obvious because even The Eraser has a

By: Ernesto Hernández

song called peace.”



The whole album makes honor to the band’s name, although it contains trippy rythms and weird lyrics, it is all surrounded in a peaceful mood. Maybe it’s not the best from Thom Yorke but it’s very acceptable, guitars are still missing, Yorke is overusing synths. It’s eird because Atoms for peace is also composed by Red Hot Chilli Pepper’s guitarist.

Stephen Hawking´s

The Grand Design Literar y Criticism By: Ernesto Hernández

“The Grand Design”, referred to the universe itself is a book written by one of our era’s greatest masterminds: Stephen Hawking, in which he presents important laws of physics to understand possible theories of the Universe’s creation. What this book also tries to establish is that there is no need of a divine being for something to be created.

characters, nor a plot, not even a problem; it is more of a text-book with a literary touch. This book can cause trouble with religious people because it stands against all popular belief and use of faith, so it is not recommendable for intolerant people to read this book; but it can make a change to open-minded people.

Although the book talks about science and theories, it contains no


Interview to C r is t ian Aven d añ o

range County

By: Ernesto Hernández

1.- If you could describe the trip in one word, what would it be? Experience 2.- Who received you over there? Jon Cruz Castro and his family.

6.- What did you do to go? I just put my name in the list and waited for the call. 7.-Have you gone to Orange County after that? Yeah, once, last summer vacations.

3.- What kind of activities did you do over there? 8.-What differences in culture did you notice? I went to some classes that I didn’t know, we went surfing, bowling and They don’t eat a lot, they eat lunch to movie theaters. and at the evening and that’s all, they also live near the beach so they 4.- How much time did you spend always go. there? 9.- What do you think we are better One week. at? 5.- Did you find this trip helpful?

The food, for sure.

Yes, because it gave me experience and I knew people, I lived with new people and I make new friends.

10.- What’s the best memory you have from the trip? Everything, I rejoice every time I remember it.


Andre Marquez´s Profile By: Ernesto Hernández

Name: André Márquez Obeso Nickname(s): Yellow, The fourmonther, The mature guy, Wormy.

mom” battle with Alonzo, make jokes about his friends’s ex’es.

Personal traits: He wears his brother’s t-shirts, has more shoes than a woman and hides Famous Quotes : Shut up!, Com- every time he swears in public. pait! (stand for “compita” translated in a bad English), You will Funny story: One day, Andre, need me someday, “Allies Cristian and I were driving in Andre’s car, then I suddenly allied.” shouted “Careful!” and Andre Beliefs: America soccer team, made the funniest scared face being rich with parlays, being ever recorded in history, he turblack, go a day without being ned the wheel and got mad at mad. us. Hobbies: Skating, arguing about life, being in a constant “your



Across 3. Name of the black dude in 2406 4. Teacher's second name 6. Name of the chavo del 8 in 2406 8. Name of the yellow dude in 2406 9. Company that sells the best scarfs in town

Down 1. Magazine's color 2. Name of the afro dude in 2406 5. Name of the Winnie pooh in 2406 7. Name of the spot in 2406


Suck It and See By: Alan Barraza

Those looking for evidence that things are as they always were in the world of Arctic Monkeys – that the celebrity girlfriends, chumminess with P Diddy and sojourns in Hollywood mansions while recording in LA have failed to impact on what Bernard Ingham would call the Yorkshireman's "awkward gene" – might alight on the two songs they chose to trail their fourth album. Brick By Brick was leaked by the band in March, three minutes of sludgy filler with drummer Matt Helders on vocals. "I wanna feel your love, I wanna steal your soul," it offered, "I wanna rock and roll."

The album takes as its starting point Humbug's (2009) least representative track, Cornerstone, a sighing, richly melodic lament at odds with the lurching, Josh Homme-produced darkness evident elsewhere. The result is the first Arctic Monkeys album that tries to ensnare the listener with its tunes, rather than guitar riffs or Turner's lyrics. Oddly, what its mid-tempo stew of thick basslines, feedback-laden guitar lines, churning chord progressions and thumping drums occasionally recalls – presumably unwittingly – is the ooh-look-at-the-cosh-boys Morrissey of the mid90s, though anyone who feels their spirits understandably sinking at the mention of that particular juncture of Morrissey's career should note that the contents of Suck It and See are noticeably tighter, lighter on their feet and infinitely more fun than anything on Southpaw Grammar.

In fact, Suck It and See's worst crime isn't overindulgence, but occasionally sounding ordinary. Listening to the couple of songs whose tunes don't effortlessly lodge themselves in your brain. There's no way anyone can deliver on that kind of start: better to become an increasingly well-rounded rock band, which is precisely what Suck It and See sounds like.


Atoms N o s for t a lPeace gia I remember that in my 6th birthday my mother gave me a bicycle as gift. I didn’t want it because I didn’t know how to ride it, but my mom insisted me to try it, so I started riding. The first time I fell and it hurt, the second time was the same, but at that point, I really wanted to make it, so I tried the third time and learned how to ride a bicycle.

It was a lesson to the future to me, because everything you want to do, you can, anything is possible as well as you want and try it so hard, more than anything.

It’s like when you want to get an A in a test, you study for that, and if you fail, you do it again and again, and if you fail the second chance you try it again and again until you get what you want, in this example, until you get the A you wanted and for what you studied.

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old Medal By: Alan Barraza

Thanks to an excellent turnout, Luis "El Abuelo" Alvarez, won the gold medal in the individual event in the form of recurve in Arizona Cup Archery held from 4 to 7 April in Phoenix, Arizona. The student of Mechanical Engineering at the CETYS American Brady Ellison beat in the final of the men's, with a score of 6-4.

Alvarez, along with fellow gold winner, Mariana Avitia, crowned his participation in a session that also yielded two silver medals and three bronze medals for the Mexican delegation. The national archery returned to Mexico on Monday, April 8, to continue his preparation for the serial World Cups, World Championships and the specialty.


Gandhi By: Alan Barraza

Born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India, Mahatma Gandhi studied law and came to advocate for the rights of Indians, both at home and in South Africa. Gandhi became a leader of India's independence movement, organizing boycotts against British institutions in peaceful forms of civil disobedience. He was killed by a fanatic in 1948.

Indian nationalist leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Kathiawar, India. He studied law in London, England, but in 1893 went to South Africa, where he spent 20 years opposing discriminatory legislation against Indians. As a pioneer of Satyagraha, or resistance through mass non-violent civil disobedience, he became one of the major political and spiritual leaders of his time. Satyagraha remains one of the most potent philosophies in freedom struggles throughout the world today.

In 1914, Gandhi returned to India, where he supported the Home Rule movement, and became leader of the Indian National Congress, advocating a policy of non-violent non-cooperation to achieve independence. His goal was to help poor farmers and laborers protest oppressive taxation and discrimination. He struggled to alleviate poverty, liberate women and put an end to caste discrimination, with the ultimate objective being self-rule for India.


Inter view to Oscar Felix


By: Alan Barraza

1- Which is your favorite sport? Football Soccer

Yes, in Zorros del CETYS club. 5- In which teams have you played in your life?

2- Why do you like soccer over In Ferrocarril F.C. from 6-9 other sports? years, CETYS Pachuca F.C. from 10 to 14 and Zorros del It is something inexplicable, CETYS since I was 15 years when you enter the field, you old. play as a team and you manage to score a goal, is the best 6- Do you study in CETYS? feeling I can imagine. Yes, I am in 6th semester, in 3- What do you enjoy more, the Physic-Mathematic area. watching it or playing it? 7- How often do you train? Playing it, of course. Monday, Tuesday and 4- Do you play soccer in a Thursday from 7 to 9 pm. team?


8- Do you have sport scholarship for soccer?

that day very well, it was raining so the ball moved so fast, we were 0-0 and in the second Yes, actually I have 60% scho- half, my partner Benitez send larship. me a pass and I scored the winning goal. The champions9- Which is the most imporhip goal. tant achievement in your sport life? 10- How long you intend to keep doing that sport? When I was 10 year old I went to Los Angeles and won the re- Until I can, if I could do it the gional tournament with CETYS rest of my life I would do it, Pachuca Club. I remember for sure.


How to do: An Ollie By: André Márquez

The “Ollie” is the most basic and necessary skateboarding trick, it was invented by Alan Gelfand “Ollie” in transition, and was adapted to the streets by Rodney Mullen in the 80’s decade. The equipment you are going to need is a skateboard and skateboarding shoes. The first thing you need to do is to put your back foot on the tail of the board and your front foot somewhere in the middle, wherever you feel comfortable enough riding your skateboard. The second thing will “pop” your tail to the ground and jump while sliding your front foot up, just guiding your skateboard in the air; prepare for the landing and bend your knees to prevent injury. Once you have mastered the Ollie, you will be able to do it down stairs, over things, etc. Now you are ready to start doing all kinds of flip tricks. This is when skateboarding gets really fun.



By: André Márquez

A graduate with a science degree asks, “Why does it work?” A graduate with an engineering degree asks, “How does it work?” A graduate with an accounting degree asks, “How much does it cost? A graduate with a liberal arts degree asks, “Do you want fries with that?”

What is the difference between a girlfriend and a wife? -45 lbs. What is the difference between a boyfriend and a husband? -45 minutes.

A blonde walks into a library and says to the librarian;: - “Can I have a burger and fries?” - “Sorry this is a library.” So the blonde whispers: - “Oh, sorry. May I have a burger and fries?”


Inter view to Alan Barraza

“S 1- How long have you been playing soccer? -I have been playing soccer for around 12 years. 2- In which team are you playing right now? -Zorros Del CETYS 3- Does your team play in just school leagues? -No, we play in the “Urban League”, which is a tournament where a lot of teams from Mexicali play, we are actually one of the two school teams in the league. 4- In which place are you in your group?

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By: André Márquez

or 1996 to play with us. 7-Why did you choose soccer over any other sport? -Soccer is the most beautiful game, where you need to play as a team, and I got in love with it since the moment I touched the ball. 8- What do you guys give up for playing soccer? -Mostly, we reduce our sleep hours, because we always have a lot of homework and we spend 3 to 4 hours out of our homes when we are training. 9- What do you guys earn for playing soccer?

5- When do you train?

-We get to know a lot of new people, which have soccer in common. We really become a family more than any other thing.

-Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 9:30pm at CETYS.

10- Do you regret spending so many hours in the field?

6- Is there any age restriction in the tournament you are playing on?

-Of course not, not even one minute, I have become a different person thanks to soccer, I appreciate things a lot more.

-We are on second place.

-Yes, you have to be born in 1995


Adriana Wins 100,000 pesos By: André Márquez Every semester, CETYS Universidad does a big raffle, to win ten million pesos, every student in the school needs to sell ten tickets, if you sell them quickly, you get a chance to win 100,000 pesos in four different raffles.

Past April 5th, 2013, Adriana, from Mexicali, won the prize of 100,000 from the contributors of the “CETYSORTEO”. The prize was given to the winner five days after the date they announce that she had won a lot of money.

There are many prizes that you can win in the contributor’s raffle, for example a MP3 player, a LCD Television and a whole other list of stuff for your home.



E x c h a n g e To Orange County

By: Cristian AvendaĂąo

In October of 2011 I had the opportunity to participate in an exchange to a school in the United States of America. This was such a great experience. It all started when a teacher told us if anyone was interested in going to a high school in U.S.A., I put my name in the lists and waited for the call. Finally they said to me that I was one of the chosen ones, I was very happy because of this. They gave me a list with the name of the family that was going to receive me in it. This one is the Castro family, and my brother’s name in the exchange is Jon-Cruz Castro. They live in Capistrano Beach but the Waldorf High school is 30 minutes far in Orange County. I was there for six days and five nights, in that time I was able to go to

his high school and take their classes. One class that surprised me was the auritmia class, which consists in coordination with your body, music and sometimes extra objects. But the school wasn’t the best part. I was able to practice my English and get along with the students. They took us to different places like the movie theater, bowling and to different restaurants. I also visited the Huntington Beach for the first time and the Getty Museum in Santa Monica. I had such a great time and made a true friendship that I visited the same family I stayed the first time and they took me to more beaches and taught me how to surf on a long board, and bodysurf too. It was an amazing experience and I hope to go back soon..

Inter view to Santiago RamĂ­rez

Solar Engineering By: Cristian AvendaĂąo

Cristian: Hello Santiago, What to build a robot? was your place in the team? S: It was very difficult becauSantiago: I was the director of se we were of two very diffethe business team. rent schools; we sometimes had fights about the way we C: How many people were want to do some things. working and in what department? C: How did you get along with the other school students? S: We were fifty-three people divided in two groups, engiS: Well, there were exceptions neering and business. but we get along very well. C: What did you have to sacri- C: What was the best part of fice to be there? working in this team? S: I sacrificed time with my family, friends and even the school. C: How difficult was working

S: The satisfaction of winning an award, in that moment you know that your work was worth it.


C: How was your trip to San Diego? S: It was great! I learned a lot of things but it was very tired.

S: In the 38th of 60. C: Did you win any award? S: Yes, the All Star Rookie Award.

C: How did the other competitors were with you?

C: Are you preparing yourself to go to the nationals?

S: They treated us super friendly, they were very helpful.

S: Yes, we are working really hard to get money.

C: Did you have any troubles in the competition? S: Yes, because we were new in there, we didn’t know how to organize the time and how to move the robot in the arena. C: In what place did you end?

C: What do you expect to do there? S: I hope to meet people and win another award. C: Thank you very much for your time, we are very grateful with you, we hope you the best in the nationals, good luck.



Chernobyl Nuclear P wer Plant Disaster

By: Cristian Avendaño

The reactor four at the nuclear power plant near Chernobyl, Ukraine exploded on April 26th, 1986. This catastrophe realized more than a hundred times the radiation of the Hiroshima’s bomb. When the power plant exploded 31 persons died at the instant, and thousands of more died from the long-term effects. The Chernobyl nuclear power plant was built in the marshlands of northern, Ukraine, approximately 80 miles north of Kiev. The fourth reactor went online in 1983 and in just three years the disaster occurred. All this happened because on April 25th, 1986, the reactor four was going to shut down, but first the technicians were also going to run a test, so they turn off several of the safety systems. Just after 1

a.m. on April 26th, 1986, the reactor’s power dropped suddenly, causing a potentially dangerous situation. The reactor exploded at 1:23 a.m. The world discovered the accident two days later, thanks to the other plants that register unusually high radiation readings near the plants. Chernobyl wasn’t evacuated until May 2nd, six days later. Nowadays Chernobyl is an abandoned city, the radiation was too big, but many people are working to keep the radiation lever under control. Some of the diseases that the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster caused were cancers, cataracts and cardiovascular diseases.


Rosenberg, J. “Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster” Recovered from horribledisasters/p/chernobyl/htm.


How to do a Push-Up By: Cristian Avendaño Push ups are commonly used as a mild physical punishment in the military or martial arts, but what they don’t know is that the punished is benefited by this exercise. The push up exercises the pectoral muscles, triceps and anterior deltoids. A basic push up does not require any equipment other than your own body weight and your arms. Let’s begin. First of all you have to warm up before doing this exercise, stretch your arms and wrists. Then you have to go to the right position, this is getting on the floor with your hands palms-down the floor, appro-

ximately shoulder width apart, your feet should be shoulder width apart as well. Now you have to raise yourself using your arms, and then lower your torso to the ground, not touching it, until your elbows form a 90 degrees angle. Finally raise yourself by pushing the ground away from you, you should inhale while you are going down and exhale while you are pushing. Push ups have a lot of variations that work differently. But this one is the main one. Do this push up three days a week, doing three sets of fifteen repetitions each.





















By: Santiago Ramírez

If you are visiting Mexicali there are some places that you can’t miss. Whereas is an dessertical city there are some unique and fun activities to do with friends or family.

que view of a desert in it’s perfect point.

Mexicali owns the record of most beer drink per capita, is over some german and European cities that are famous for that, so you can viFirst you can try the traditional sit some places where you can Chinese food it’s the perfect option taste all different kinds of beer, inif you want to have a nice time cluding some Mexican artisanal with your family and taste a very combinations. condimented meal. It depends in what you want to do, You can also try to drive by the off in what plan you come, if you road trips that you can find all want to have fun or to have a across the city like in the “Laguna great family time. One of the most Salda”or in “Cuervitos.” beautiful things of the city is the people who have a very nice attiThere is also a very representative tude with tourists, so feel comforplace of our city that is called table to ask for help to anyone. “Valle de los Gigantes” that is located like 15 minutes from San Welcome and have a nice time! Felipe and you can enjoy an uni-

Beauty, Beyond The Image By: Santiago RamĂ­rez Throughout history the concept of beauty has changed a lot, before, a beautiful person needed to be a little overweight and to reflect an image of tenderness, the classic child that all want to pinch his cheeks. But now everything is very different, to be considered beautiful you must have certain characteristics and now overweight persons cannot be considered beautiful. But, why all these changes in the concept? In a globalized world, as in we live today the media control more than we imagine the decisions we take, because we take them thinking on previous statements heard or saw on the tv, radio, etc. but rarely we stop to analyze and evaluate whether they are ideas that we take as ours or if we are doing what we are doing just to comply with the provisions of the majority.

Fair is in this part where social problems begin, there are people so focused on feeling beautiful, as the media define it, that they begin to fall in extremes such as anorexia, bulimia or vigorexia to lose weight and enter the desired status, all this actions generate serious health problems and in cases leading to death. It’s important to redefine our concept of beauty and quite important is also support people who have suffered the consequences of the actual percepts of beauty, educate young people to be beautiful beyond being lean and muscular, or thin and sharp curved. Being beautiful is to take a look in the morrir and feel comfortable about your body, with the image you project, with the actions you do every day and specially feel good about yourself.


Inter view to Ericka Favela

Cultura Joven By: Santiago RamĂ­rez 1.- In what project do you par- * ticipate? * Cultura Joven * 2.- What is it about? * We give workshops to people from Pueblo Nuevo so they can * have a good use of their free * time. 3.- How do you get involve in that project?

Painting Tutorials English Classes Hand Crafting Guitar Zumba

* Haircut * Hairstyling

A friend told me about and I li5.- Who collaborate with you? ke it, I only needed the permission of teacher Imelda and I The school by letting us to sell wanted to contribute. cookies. 4.- What workshops do you give?


6.- What is your work in the team? I manage the money we get and check if it is used in what it has to be used. 7.- How did you start the project? We answered a convening and started working in the project, the convening was from “Jovenes en accion”. 8.- What is “Jovenes en acción”?

collaboration of the private sector of both countries. They will send students from Mexico to the US for five weeks so they can learn leadership skills to use when they come back to Mexico. 9.- How did this project changed your way in life? It has made me more grateful for what I have because I can see in first hand that not everyone is as lucky as I am. 10.- Do you recommend us to join a project like yours?

It’s a program between the US State Department and the Se- Yes, of course there is always cretary of Public Education someone you can help. from Mexico, together with the


Imprezav´s Lancer Which one is better?

By: Santiago Ramírez

From a long time ago there’s been a discussion about which rally car is better, Subaru Impreza WRX STI or Mistubishi Lancer Evo XI, there are some clue point of comparison like acceleration, horsepower, transmission, torque, engine and top speed. After comparing both cars in all this points we will be able to establish our posture and decide which is better. First, the engine, based on the latest version the Lancer is powered by a turbocharged and intercooled 2.0-liter inline-four that produces 291 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 300 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm,otherwise the Subaru feeds from a 2.5liter boxer four that produces 305 horsepower at 6,000 rpm along with 290 lb-ft of torque at

4,000 rpm with the help of a turbocharger and a intercooler. Not that much difference, so we can establish a draw in this point. Then we have the transmission, such as they are rally cars both use All Wheel Drive (AWD) systems, which means they transfer the power to all the wheels instead of only the frontal axle, as normal 4 cylinders cars.Mitsubishi calls Super All Wheel Control (S-AWC) to his AWD system, it allows for torque to be apportioned to the front or rear wheels as needed by driving conditions, the default power split is


50:50 front/rear, while up to 80% can be sent to the other end. In the case of Subaru we’ve got a limited-slip center to enhance torque transfer performance, the default torque split is 41:59 front/ rear and it can be set to an even 50:50 distribution. Because of the complexity and the technology this is a point to Mitsubishi engineers. Last but not leastwe have the acceleration and top speed. Impreza needs 5.3 seconds to reach the 100 km/h from the repose, and it is able to hit the 250 km/h, a little better than the 6.2 seconds that the Lancer takes to overtake the 100 km/h from the repose, and the

nothing bad 243 km/h top speed. Here Mazda is the clear winner because it may sound a little bit a difference of 1 second but it is a lot when you are comparing two cars that are almost the same in theory. After all the analysis we can conclude that both Lancer and Impreza have almost the same Horsepower, torque, top speed, transmission, etc. the only “big� difference could be the body but both have prominent air intakes and exaggerated spoilers, so it depends on the person, in my opinion the Impreza is better but in theory they are the same.


Mother Teresa By: Santiago Ramírez

Mother Teresa is recognized as a hard working person. She discovered her vocation when she was only twelve years old, it was to help the poor. She started all his work deciding how to do it, after thinking she decided to become a missionary, so she traveled to India and at the age of eighteen she joined the Irish nuns, the Sisters of Loreto. In 1928 she took her initial vows as a nun. She started an open air school for homeless children with any funds. She was helped by volunteers

and in October 7, 1950 she received permission to start her own “Missionaries of Charity” which cared and loved the people who nobody else cared for. For all the work Mother Teresa did she received the following awards: 1971 The Pope John XXIII Peace Prize, 1972 The Nehur Prize for International Peace and Understanding, 1979 The Balzan Prize for Promotion of Peace and Brotherhood in Nations.


A Perfect Dream By: Luis Ortega

I maybe shouldn’t be telling this but, I had a dream last week, on Thursday night I thought, and I just can’t hold it anymore, it was the most beautiful dream that i have ever had in my life.

You know that I have been having this kind of dreams since that happened, every night, almost the same, quick and horrible dream, but since that dream, I just have been sleeping and dreaming dark, I mean, I just close my eyes and wake up in the morning with no dream to tell about, with no fear, preoccupation at all, it have just been good.

-“So sir, What is it about?, I’m dying to know, and hurry, cause we can’t be here for too long, they might came”-, of course boy, well, I remember just her with the seventh pregnant belly and me hugging her, just enjoying the beach with a perfect sunset, just in the hot sand, I dreamed that I kiss her and tell her that I loved her and always will, just that, en then, I woke up, and so my beautiful dream was over, but I’m happy, you know why little boy?, -“why sir?”-, cause now I know she is waiting for me somewhere in heaven, and I just hope to reach it, and be with her and my son, -“of course sir, you will, but right now we need to go, and hurry cause they are here”-, yeah, sorry boy, lets run.



By: Luis Ortega

The best things here in Mexicali are specially its huge variety of food, form the best tacos of all the Mexican Republic or the best gourmet food in the state. In Mexicali are restaurants from all around the world and so of every kind, the most popular here is the Chinese food and the Japanese food, this Asian influence is very powerful in the city because of its people, and so, its magnificent flavor. If you like some steak, perfect sirloin o just some meat, here are some five stars restaurant that you might want to visit: Pampas Brazilian restaurant El vaquero steak house La carniceria steak house And other great restaurants!! If you like some Italian food from high level and also with a romantic style for a special person, here are some of the most recommended places to go: Fontana pizza Lucerna’s Mezzosole


Well then ifmany other options appear, but you are in a hurry, you might try a fast food like these: Pizzonona Lillte Cesar Xtream Pizza Burger King Carl’s Jr Mc Donald And, if you are lover of the Asian continent’s food, Mexicali offers you a great list of the most popular restaurants: Pekin Beijing Sakura Sushi And so, all these restaurants create a perfect killer for your hungry in this city, with great style, service and flavor, tah you can enjoy with some friends, family or someone special.


Sports for Everybody?

By: Luis Ortega

Survey This survey was made with the purpose to know how much people like sports and practice them, including all secondary details about it, twenty people between ages of 15 and 18 years old made the survey from Res. De Anza giving the specific information that this survey ask. Survey questions: 1-Do you like sports? Which one?

2-Do you watch a professional league that sport? What’s its name?

3-Do you practice that sport? 4-How long have you practice that sport? 5-What days and how much time? 6-Do you compete in a league? 7-What has been you greatest achievement in that sport?




Did You Know?

By: Luis Ortega

Here you can read some funny and interesting facts that you might want to know…. -

The sun rise delays 8 inutes to reach earth


- n 1950’s people laughed a average of 18 minutes a day currently, we laughed an average of 4-6 minutes a day -

The sound of craking your knuckles arent the bones

actually, the sound is just gas bubbles bursting.

Are you ready for more?!... -

Four is the only number that has the same amount of letters as its actually value I

- ts imposible to lick your elbow


A shrimps heart is in its head L

- ike fingerprints, everyones tonge print is different

WOW!!! Wait people there is even more!... -

Hot wáter is heavier than cold -

Donald duck comics were banned from finald beacuse he dosent wear any pants -

American bills are made of cotton not of paper or any other material. 37

Chargers, is it time?

By: Luis Ortega

The chargers are a professional team of the NFL, founded in August 1959 by Barron Hilton in Los Angeles, they later moved to San Diego in 1961, the NFL is divided into two different divisions, the American and the National, San Diego Chargers is part of the American division.

The chargers main staff is the offensive coordinator names Ken Whisenhunt, defensive coordinator called Don Jhonson and the head coach called Mike Mc Coy, recently gathered from the San Diego chargers, and this will be his first season as head coach of this team, and so the fans are waiting for good results from him and the team. The main problem of the team is its band results in the last seasons, all media said about the bad coaching, the bad administration etc., but the charger are making huge changes in all aspects of the team, and all of it just to get better results the next season and end with this bad reputation that has been following the team since years ago. Some of the big changes that the team has made is firing the last season’s head coach, Norv Turner, this will bring hope to the fans to stay with San Diego and finally see some positive results in the next season, and so, one of the most important events at the moment is that the draft, coming next April 26th, the draft is the main event of the pre-season, this means several new players are coming to see if one professional team, out of 32 choose them to play with them, the teams will choose a pick, and so, the chargers had an excellent position, 11, so this is giving the team a great opportunity to fill the roster with excellent players, and so getting better and better.


Ladanian Tomlinson, of the best running backs from all times, played for San Diego chargers and recently, nominated for the hall of fame

Also the chargers got very good players from the period of free agency of the NFL, this means gathering other players from all the teams, the most important player the got was Danny Woodhead, from the New England Patriots, this is excellent player of the offense, running and catching the ball. The chargers, with different coach, different administration, different and new players, will bring to the team a different system of playing, we hope this gives a better level to the team so it can get far in the tables next .season. Brown receiving a touchdown pass for the team Team’s quarTerback, Phi-

With all these changes that are hitting the chargers, we hope we can see a different team, a better one, that I’m

lip Rivers, nominated several times to the pro bowl game in Hawaii, and

sure we will, the San Diego chargers hasn’t get any super

one of the best in the l

bowl yet, since 1994, they reached it but lost against the


San Francisco 49’ers, this gives more importance to this season., so…. is it time for the chargers?


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