Gustavo Arellano

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  • 7 months ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: Why is rock en español so mellow? You'd think that with so much injustice, Mexican rock bands would sound angrier. El Gigante de Anaheim Dear Anaheim Giant: You'd think so, right? Back in the Mexican's rockero days, groups lik...

  • 8 months ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican, I have a hard time believing that the immigrants we see at Home Depot are the best Mexico has to offer. Why can't we entice more of the cream of the crop of Mexicans to come up north? (Mexico has the richest man in the world, so some...

  • 8 months ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican, I go to Mexico frequently, as I live in Tucson. I kinda like Mexicans. Many Mexicans die in the Sonoran Desert in the Tucson border sector, trying to get to el otro lado. This is because your buddies at la migra in the L.A. sector ha...

  • 8 months ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican, I'm in college and I'm taking a class called Latina Pop Culture. I thought it would be educational and informative about the rich Latino/a culture, and I was eager to learn. But the moment I entered the class, it was evident that I, ...

  • 8 months ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican, How did the patron saint of Mexico get a name derived from Arabic? El Moro Judío Dear Jewish Moor, You're referring to the Virgin of Guadalupe, the brown-skinned apparition of the Virgin Mary who tradition says appeared before...

  • 8 months ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican, The other day, my Italian boyfriend and I were sitting in a cafe in Santa Monica. He asked me an interesting question: " If you had the choice to be any nationality in the world, which one would you choose?" Being the proud Latina th...

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