Krysta Rodriguez at The Virginity Hit Screening in 2010
Krysta Rodriguez Joins The Cast of 'Smash'!
By Sugey Palomares | 07/09/2012 - 13:03

A new Latina is set to hit the Smash stage!

Krysta Rodriguez, who recently starred in the hit Broadway show The Addams Family, will play Ana, Katharine McPhee’s roommate, on the NBC show's second season. The talented 27-year-old is a professional when it comes to shining on Broadway and has been featured in shows including, In the Heights, A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, and Good Vibrations.

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Latino College Graduates
DREAM-Eligible Candidates Warned of Scams
By Sugey Palomares | 07/06/2012 - 18:00

Dream Act advocates may have been granted some relief after President Barack Obama’s administration announced a plan to stop deporting undocumented immigrants who are Dream Act-eligible, but some are now worried that these groups may be easy targets to scammers, reports Fox News Latino.

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Jennifer Lopez at the Glowing by JLo Launch Event in 2012
J.Lo Perfumes Are Top-Sellers Among Celebrity Scents With $80 Million Franchise
By Sugey Palomares | 07/06/2012 - 16:00

Success has never smelled so good to Jennifer Lopez!

The “Dance Again” superstar and mogul is officially the top selling celebrity fragrance franchise. J.Lo has racked-up about $80 million in perfume sales for her booming perfume line, which includes a total of 18 scents, reports the San Franscisco Chronicle.

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Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield on El Hormiguero in Madrid on July 6, 2012
WATCH: Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield on 'El Hormiguero'
By Samantha Leal | 07/06/2012 - 15:26

Have you seen The Amazing Spider-Man yet? While the cool, 3-D effects and amazing action are big draws for the film, the one thing that keeps the film truly going is the incredible chemistry between the two main actors (and real-life couple) Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield, who play Gwen Stacy and Peter Parker (aka Spider-Man), respectively.

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Calle 13 at the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards
WATCH: Calle 13 And Outernational Join Forces For New Video 'We Are All Illegals'
By Sugey Palomares | 07/06/2012 - 13:00

Calle 13 is back with new hard-hitting, politically-conscious verses powerful enough to start a revolution.

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Latino Children in Classroom
School System Under Investigation for Discrimination by Not Providing Materials in Spanish
By Samantha Leal | 07/06/2012 - 09:56

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is now investigating the Wake County Public School System, in Raleigh, North Carolina, for discrimination against Latino students with Spanish-speaking parents. 

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Florida Lifeguard Tomas Lopez
Florida Lifeguard Fired for Saving Life
By Samantha Leal | 07/05/2012 - 16:39

Think a lifeguard would get praise for saving a life? Try getting fired. Tomas Lopez, a South Florida lifeguard, went outside his beach's protected area to rescue a drowning man on Monday, and then was fired for that same act, he told the Sun-Sentinel.

"I didn't think about it at all," Lopez said. "Someone needed my help. I wasn't going to say no." 

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President Barack Obama
Obama Hosts Naturalization Ceremony for Armed Forces
By Latina Staff | 07/05/2012 - 16:10

By Emily Deruy for Univision News

While most people were busy setting up grills for backyard barbecues or watching parades this morning, President Obama welcomed more than two dozen active service members to the White House for a naturalization ceremony.

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Couple on a Romantic Date
Are You Making This Mistake in Your Love Life?
By Latina Staff | 07/05/2012 - 13:20

By Jane Garapick for YourTango

If you can avoid this one huge mistake, your dating life will improve dramatically.

I made this mistake throughout most of my dating life, as did most of my friends – in fact I think nearly all of us have. You see, I looked at dating as serving one purpose, and one purpose only: To start a relationship with a guy that I thought could be Mr. Right.

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