5 Places in California You Didn’t Know Existed

By Karley Bailey, Nayeli Medina, and James Smith When California was discovered by Spanish Conquistadores in 1533, it was given the name Califia; a word which originates from a hopeless romantic writer of the name Montalvo. This was a word he used to represent a “mythical island paradise” in his novels. Geographically, California is not an…

Picture Perfect Travel Destinations

by Nayeli Medina and Brisa Velazquez Cenote, Cancun Cenote, Cancun is a large open water pool that requires stairs in order to access its beautifully blue water. Cenote translates to “abysmal and deep” according to the Mayan hieroglyphic dictionary. The Yucatan was covered in ocean water until the last Ice Age, causing the sea levels…