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Nezua is an author and illustrator by trade, a rebel at heart, and a fugitive from the iron claw of ennui. You can find more of his writing at http://www.theunapologeticmexican.org , his videos at http://think.mtv.com/profile/Nezua , and graphic art at http://www.xolagrafik.com
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, July 21, 2008 The Conquest and Theft of América, Pt. 13
Nezua gives some perspective on the importance and legacy of the migrant rights movement after the recent ICE raid in Providence, Rhode Island. A call to action for all human rights activists with a dash of historical commentary.
SHARE Friday, July 11, 2008 Latinos [and Allies] Want Specifics, Not Soundbytes
Nezua and the SanctuarySphere brings the heat to the 2008 Presidential Elections by asking each candidate pointed questions about comprehensive immigration reform in the next four years and what that entails. The deadline for answering is the end of July -- will each candidate speak up and speak out? To be continued...
SHARE Thursday, May 29, 2008 Gasoline Rising
A look at Oregon's gas prices in the last seven months going up, up, up... from your Official MTV Choose or Lose Street Team 08 Citizen Journalist, Nezua. Beware of emptied pockets.
SHARE Thursday, May 22, 2008 Voting in Oregon: The 2008 Democratic Primary
The Oregon Democratic Primary comes to an end and now places Barack Obama with the majority of pledged delegates! A view into Oregon's Vote-by-Mail methods, and the convention center floor as the results come in. From Oregon's Official MTV Choose or Lose Street Team '08 Citizen Journalist, Nezua.
SHARE Thursday, May 15, 2008 Obama in Eugene Pt. 3 [MTV vlog 5-14-08]
THE CONCLUSION of the series featuring Obama's supercharged stop at McArthur Court On March 21st of 2008-a day when the town of Eugene, Oregon roared to life as almost 13,000 people showed up at "The Pit" to hear Senator Obama speak. Brought to you by Nezua, Oregon's Official MTV Choose or Lose Street Team 08 Citizen Journalist.
SHARE Tuesday, May 13, 2008 EXCLUSIVE: Bill Clinton in Eugene, Oregon
Exclusive: Fmr. President Bill Clinton visits Oregon to promote voting in the state's mail-in primary and to support Sen. Hillary Clinton's ongoing campaign for heading up the '08 Democratic ticket. In this MTV Street Team '08 Exclusive, Nezua brings you the insider's look at the event, the speech, and his take on how it will impact Oregon's primary.
SHARE Friday, May 9, 2008 Oregon is Voting, Even as We Speak
SHHH. Can you hear it? Oregon is voting. And even though the Democratic nomination may end up being decided in great part by our votes here in the Beaver State, it remains a rather subtle event by all appearances. The latest from Nezua, Oregon's representative for MTV Choose or Lose Street Team '08.
SHARE Thursday, May 1, 2008 Hillary Clinton in Eugene, Oregon [pt. 4]
THE CONCLUSION of our (well, Nezua's) four part series featuring Hillary Clinton's rally at Lane County's South Eugene High School in Oregon. The answer (to an attendee's question in Part 3) you've been waiting for! And all with that sweet grating buzzy hum on the audio track that gives all the animals in the room bad dreams! Woo! A fresh video from Oregon's MTV Choose or Lose Street Team '08 Representative.
SHARE Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Hillary Clinton in Eugene, Oregon [pt. 3]
Part 3 [of 4] in Nezua's series that showcases Hillary Clinton's rally in Eugene, Oregon. In today's installment, we see a young audience member confront the Senator and kindly inform her that her campaign's attacks and negative slant are harming the Democratic party and appear to be "self-serving." In the conclusion (Part 4), we will hear Clinton's response.
SHARE Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Hillary Clinton in Eugene, Oregon [pt. 2]
Hillary Clinton in Eugene Pt. 2 continues Nezua's HRC four-part series, which features the Senator's rally/town-hall appearance at Oregon's South Eugene High School Gymnasium. If you're one of the Chosen Ones, you've already seen Part 1 Now! Feast on this continuation of Historic Pacific North West Gymnasium Clintonobilia.
SHARE Monday, April 21, 2008 Hillary Clinton in Eugene, Oregon [MTV Vlog Apr21]
Hillary Clinton holds a rally/town-hall style meeting in Eugene, Oregon! It's been talked about all over the Internet(s), and now you can see it through Nezua's lens, and finally be satisfied. Part One of Three.
SHARE Monday, April 7, 2008 Obama in Oregon, Part 2
The second of three video installments of the Obama in Oregon series by Oregon's Official MTV Choose or Lose Street Team '08 Citizen Journalist, Nezua.
(12 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 6, 2008 Hillary Clinton in Eugene, Oregon
Nezua weighs in on Hillary Clinton's recent visit to Eugene, Oregon after attending as MTV's Choose or Lose '08 Representative for Oregon.
SHARE Friday, March 28, 2008 Obama in Eugene Pt. 1 [MTV vlog 3-28-08]
Obama rocks a night at "The Pit," McArthur Court in Eugene, Oregon. See the high-energy event through the eyes of your friendly neighborhood MTV Street Teamer, Nezua! To be followed by Parts 2 and 3.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, March 22, 2008 Tazing Eugene [MTV vlog 3-19-08]
"Is the increasing police usage of Tasers a positive step in our society?" For his MTV Street Team Exclusive, Nezua hits the streets after Eugene police use a taser on one of its citizens for the first time.
SHARE Friday, March 7, 2008 News from Nezua #1 [MTV Vlog]
For his MTV Choose or Lose contribution this week, Nezua presents latebreaking news headlines from Oregon in authentic MTV style and candor. See the video for more details. Part One of the News from Nezua Chronicles.
SHARE Monday, February 25, 2008 Cute Sea Lion Begs for Votes
I told Mariana that I have a decent-sized readership of gente who are all concerned with gored, lost, and knifed sea lions! Don't make a liar out of Nezua! Cast your vote for a deserving marine mammal protection center to receive an Earth Day Grant.