I love the colours that have been used here, because even though they are pink, they still appeal to boys. The colours are all really warm, and haven't actually been used that much, even though the colour scheme looks very consistent.
[accent colour] The Silhouette Brochure by Tony Huynh the one color with the black and white is such a simplistic and yet genius idea. This is so perfect for a sports page, but not sure if it will fit in with this year's theme.
size and scale could be important and relevant to the subject matter of the zine. Now THAT's a newspaper! I love how his paper goes against some "type rules" but does it effectively and makes for a very interesting and different design.