Cristina Arreola Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

10 Bilingual Books For Children
10 Bilingual Books For Children

Research shows that being bilingual can make you more money, delay the chances of dementia, keep your brain strong and much, much more.

For Latino parents hoping their children grow up speaking both Spanish and English, bilingual storybooks can be an invaluable tool. Below, see nine of our favorite bilingual children's books: 


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Facebook Wife Killer Sentenced Life Prison
Facebook Murderer Sentenced To Life In Prison

A man who fatally shot his wife and posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook has been sentenced to life in prison.

MORE: Facebook Murderer Pleads Not Guilty


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Immigrant Lives Matter Sign Border
#ImmigrantLivesMatter Sign Pops Up At Border Ahead Of Pope Francis Visit

Just days before Pope Francis visits the border city of Cuidad Juarez, about 30 members and volunteers from an organization called Border Network For Human Rights placed an #ImmigrantLivesMatter sign on the border fence that runs between Juarez and El Paso, Texas.

MORE: Pope Francis To Visit Juarez Prison On Trip To Mexico


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Two Charged In "Gang Motivated" Murder Of Teenage Girls In LA
Two Charged In "Gang Motivated" Murder Of Teenage Girls In LA

Two teenagers have been charged in the murders of 19-year-old Gabriela Calzada and 17-year-old Briana Gallegos, the teenagers discovered dead along a walking path in a popular Los Angeles park in October of last year, KTLA reports.

Both girls were bludgeoned and one of the victims was shot.


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Rory Gilmore Gifs Memes
9 Times Rory Gilmore Was Our Spirit Animal

It's happening: Gilmore Girls will make its triumphant return to television in the form of four movies filmed for Netflix. Finally, fans will reunite with their favorite mother-daughter duo: Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, played by Lauren Graham and Mexican-Argentine actress Alexis Bledel.


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Discover The Symbolism Behind Kat Von D's Most Gorgeous Tattoos
Discover The Symbolism Behind Kat Von D's Most Gorgeous Tattoos

Kat Von D has inked some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Demi LovatoMiley Cyrus and Beyonce. But, she also rocks some fierce tats herself — and we're dying to know what they symbolize. Watch above to learn the meaning behind a few of Kat Von D's gorgeous tattoos: 

MORE: 13 Stars Who Got Inked For Love


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Kate del Castillo Sought El Chapo Questioning
Kate del Castillo Sought In Mexico For Questioning About El Chapo

Mexican authorities want Kate del Castillo located and brought in for questioning regarding her relationship and encounter with the leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.

PLUS: Mexican Bakery Selling "El Chapo" Cupcakes Add Kate del Castillo To Its Menu


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Danny Trejo Tacos Fab Life
Watch As Danny Trejo Serves Up His Fave Tofu & Carne Asada Tacos on 'FAB Life'

Danny Trejo may be one of the most gangster actors in the business, but the Mexican-American actor showed off his softer side this week on an episode of FAB Life.


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Stacey Dash Supports Joseph Fiennes' Casting As Michael Jackson: "Bravo!"
Stacey Dash On Joseph Fiennes' Casting As Michael Jackson: "I Say 'Bravo!'"

Last week, Joseph Fiennes drew widespread criticism after he landed the role of Michael Jackson in an upcoming biopic. For obvious reasons which we (hopefully) don't have to explain, many felt the British actor wasn't the right fit for the role.

But one person totally agrees with the casting decision: the ever-controversial Stacey Dash.


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CDC Alcohol Pregnancy Recommendations
CDC To Sexually Active Women: Don't Drink Unless You're On Birth Control

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday that it recommends women of childbearing age avoid alcohol entirely unless they are using contraception.

MORE: Women Should Be Screened For Depression During, After Pregnancy


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