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.

University Oklahoma Student Racist Chant Apology
Expelled University of Oklahoma Students Are Now Apologizing for Their Racist Chant

Parker Rice and Levi Pettit, two members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon at the University Of Oklahoma, have been expelled for playing "leadership roles" in a shocking video that emerged last week. In the clip, Rice and Pettit lead their fraternity brothers in a deeply disturbing, racist chant on a party bus. "There will never be a n----r at SAE," they sang.


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Blurred Lines Pharrell Robin Thicke Lawsuit Settlement
Jury Orders Robin Thicke & Pharrell to Pay Up $7 Million for "Blurred Lines"

After months of legal back-and-forth, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have been ordered to pay up $7.4 million to the estate of Marvin Gaye after a judge ruled that the pop stars ripped off the beat from "Got To Give It Up" for their


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Country Star Ashliegh Lisset!
Inspiring Latina: Meet Country Star Ashliegh Lisset!

Ashliegh Lisset knows there aren't many Latinas in country music. But, that hasn't stopped this inspiring young woman from following her country ambitions — while still remaining true to her Mexican roots.


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Drake Honorary Latino
5 Reasons We Consider Drake An Honorary Latino

Them Spanish girls love Drake like he's Aventura — with good reason. The biracial, Jewish, Canadian rapper may not be Latino, but that hasn't stopped him from openly expressing his love for all things Latina. In fact, his recent Instagram tributes to Selena Quintanilla prove this rapper knows a thing or two about our icons. To that, we say: HYFR. 


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Cash Warren Gushes Over Wife Jessica Alba
Cash Warren Gushes Over Wife Jessica Alba

...and the award for hubby of the year goes to Cash Warren.

Jessica Alba's doting husband recently dished to HuffPost Live about his pride for his wife, and we can't help but notice that he values all the right things: her drive, dedication and work ethic!


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Mexican People Try Taco Bell First Time Video
Mexican People Try Taco Bell for the First Time & Their Reactions Are Priceless

Buzzfeed asked Mexicans to sample some of Taco Bell's finest menu items for the first time on camera, including their Grilled Fresco Taco, the XXL Grilled Stuft Chicken Burrito, and the Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco Supreme. 

 

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A 'Ghostbusters' Movie Starring Channing Tatum & Chris Pratt Could Be On Its Way!
A 'Ghostbusters' Movie Starring Channing Tatum & Chris Pratt Could Be On Its Way!

Looks like the world is about to get a whole lot of new Ghostbusters movies.


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RBD: Where Are They Now?
RBD: Where Are They Now?

Throughout the 2000s, Latino teens worshipped the ultimate Mexican band: RBD. Comprised of actors and singers Anahí, Dulce María, Maite Perroni, Alfonso Herrera, Christian Chávez and Christopher von Uckermann, the band came to life for the first time on the Televisa series, Rebelde. They quickly took on a life of their own — until they sadly parted ways in 2009. 

You must be wondering: where are they now? We've got the scoop on all the members of RBD: 


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Diego Luna Talks About The Importance Of Mexican Movies
Diego Luna Talks About The Importance Of Mexican Movies

In a recent talk about the film industry, Diego Luna said the evolution of Mexican film "[is] clear evidence that we set our own limits."


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