Cristina Arreola Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor at Latina.com, where she manages the site's social media, writes articles, and creates content, with a focus on entertainment, cultural, and lifestyle news. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. 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. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @c_arreola.

8 Selena Lyrics For Every Situation
8 Selena Lyrics For Every Situation

Twenty years after the tragic death of Selena Quintanilla, fans across Texas, across the country and across the world still turn up the volume every time "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" plays on the radio. Selena's legacy and music transcend time (and death) — and we constantly turn to her songs for inspiration and comfort.
Going through a breakup? Falling in love? Check out these Selena lyrics for every situation: 


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TK Things To Know About IVF
5 Things To Know About IVF

In vitro fertilization came under fire several weeks ago when famed designers Dolce & Gabbana referred to children conceived via IVF as "synthetic babies." Countless celebrities — including Ricky Martin and Dan Bucatinsky — boycotted the brand, and praised IVF for making their dreams of


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43 Missing Students Parents Seek Help Rival Drug Gang
Parents Of Missing Mexican Students Are Seeking Help From An Unlikely Source

Some of the parents of the 43 missing Mexican college students have turned to an unlikely source for information on their children: a drug gang. 


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Better Think Twice: Giving Your Kids A Sip Of Beer Could Turn Them Into Teenage Drunks
Better Think Twice: Giving Your Kids A Sip Of Beer Could Turn Them Into Teenage Drunks

Check yourself before you wreck yourself — or your kids.

New research suggests that giving your children tiny tastes of alcohol could lead to teenage drinking. Researchers at Brown University found that kids who tasted an alcoholic beverage before they started middle school were five times more likely to have a whole drink by ninth grade compared with classmates who had not tasted alcohol. 


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It's A Smack Down! ESPN Reporter Shuts Down Anti-Gay Soccer Fan
ESPN Reporter Shuts Down Soccer Fan For Making Anti-Gay Comment

This reporter is officially our new hero!

Gabriela Moreira, a Brazilian ESPN presenter, was interviewing a Palmeiras fan on live television last week when things took a turn for the hateful. When she asked the interviewee, a man named Felipe, about his team's chances at victory, he responded that he expected them to "beat the fags."

 

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Eugenio Derbez Streaks Across Social Media For DishLATINO Campaign
Eugenio Derbez Streaks Across Social Media For DishLATINO Campaign

You got us good, DishLATINO!

The TV provider pranked their audience with an elaborate April Fools Day campaign that involved a naked, soccer-playing Eugenio Derbez. Yes, you read that correctly. 


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Are Robert Pattinson & FKA Twigs Preparing To Walk Down The Aisle?
Are Robert Pattinson & FKA Twigs Preparing To Walk Down The Aisle?

Um — April Fools or not? 

FKA twigs and Robert Pattinson are engaged, People confirms. The news first broke when rapper T-Pain told Vulture that he would love to collaborate with FKA twigs, but she may not contribute to his new album because "she's engaged now."


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Arizona Professor Receives Backlash After Teaching Class About "The Problem Of Whiteness"
Professor Teaches Class On "The Problem Of Whiteness" & Gets Tons of Backlash!

An assistant professor at the Arizona State University has received an onslaught of hateful messages since Fox News aired a segment in January admonishing a course he teaches at the university. 


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University Texas Debuts Latino Leadership Award George P Bush
University of Texas Honors George P. Bush With Its First Latino Leadership Award

George P. Bush, Texas Land Commissioner, received the first ever Latino Leadership Award at the University of Texas earlier this week. The school issued the award as part of its new Latino Research Initiative. 


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