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Alex West is a lifestyle and entertainment micro-influencer. She graduated from Pace University with a B.A. in Political Science and Communications in 2021. Alex is currently pursuing her M.A. in American Journalism at New York University. Based in New York City, Alex showcases her love for the city lifestyle and all the opportunities this provides. Beyond that, Alex is the self-proclaimed concert queen who mixes her love for pop culture into the larger political conversation at hand. Additionally, Alex is available for hire for social media management, public relations services, and more. 

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“Perversion of Justice” Acts as a Truly Remarkable Piece of Both Investigative and Advocacy Journalism

Julie K. Brown’s investigative reporting on Jeffery Epstein’s sex pyramid scheme and its subsequent cover-up is an astonishing piece of advocacy journalism that uplifts the voices of his victims. Brown worked diligently to unlock answers surrounding Epstein’s crimes and the coverup by federal prosecutor Alexander Acosta. She detailed in her timeline the events as they unfolded, revealing that Epstein’s sex crimes were first reported as early as 2005. Until Brown’s work in 2018, according to an

Emblem 3’s Reunion Tour Showcases Strong Independent Artist Identities in an Awe-Inspiring Way | The New Nine

Since June 2014, Emblem 3's (Keaton Stromberg, Wesley Stromberg, and Drew Chadwick) uncertain future as a band has been unclear and often speculated about by fans. It's been a rocky road of teasers, solo work, and more. While there was no formal "break up" post, the three artists found themselves exploring their own musical sound and projects that all seemed to deviate from the original "Emblem 3 sound" in different ways.

Anonymous Has a Hand in Dispersing Key Information, But That’s Not Enough to be Journalism

Do you need an identity to be a journalist? Hacktivist collective ‘Anonymous’ brings us this question. Beyond the inherent question of ethics and Senator Charles Schumer’s, “Legitimate newsgathering activities,” definition of similar groups like WikiLeaks, there are even more factors in dictating whether or not Anonymous has journalistic credibility. These include the interjection of editorial narrative in their content, anonymity, and the lack of structural organization.

A Love Letter From the Front Row | Open Letter

“Front row or no go,” I proudly scrawl across my Instagram story after clicking a blurry picture, clutching the barricade at yet another dingy, rundown concert venue. In my mind flashes the image of every previous show from Pittsburgh to Connecticut to New York City to Philadelphia to London to Orlando to Toronto. Every stage showered in blue and red lights, crowded by eager fans trying not-so-discretely to maneuver their way to the spot I held onto dearly.

FLETCHER’s Sold-Out Show At The Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brings An Inspiring Sense Of Authenticity

Every show has its own particular energy curated by the artist, the city, and some sort of factor that I have yet to define. For FLETCHER the energy in the Music Hall of Williamsburg immediately transcended through the mix of different people that came out for the show. It was electric and energetic, but more importantly: it was raw and real. Supporting her EP, "you ruined new york city for me," FLETCHER’s New York City date some-what ironically sold out, and fans showed up eager to the concert

Upper West Side Community Garden Hosts Flea Market

(NEW YORK) — As summer turned to fall, the West 104th Street Community Garden hosted a flea market to raise money for the community space. On Sept. 25, the garden saw an uptick in traffic as members of the local community flocked to the quaint garden. Volunteers and vendors sold a variety of items including home decor, clothes, and cookware. Among the crowd were garden members and general neighborhood community members.

To My Long Distance Ex, Here's How I Knew I Was In Love With You

Your color choice speaks volumes. It doesn't just emit an image for the car, it also says something about your style and personality! It's a form of self-expression. Are you confident? Are you sophisticated? Are you easy-going? Are you outgoing? Are you practical? As you're reviewing car sites for your next car purchase, what color will you opt for? Find out what certain color choices says about you!

MNYS releases new alternative pop single “Backwards” capturing our full attention

MNYS is back with a new single called “Backwards“! In case you’re unfamiliar, MNYS is an artist-on-the-rise that we here are APU are keeping a close eye on. His latest releases have been full of promise and radiating candor. It seems, though, that we aren’t quite the only ones who have caught on, either. “Backwards” is MNYS’s second release with Pure Noise Records; the first being “Night Terrors”.

The E-Girl Review: Ryan Caraveo is dropping a new album tomorrow and he’s spilling the inside scoop here

Need another e-boy obsession? We gotchu. The E-Girl Review is the corner where we give you the rundown on everything catching in the alt-modern-Internet era. With a sharp focus on everything alternative pop culture, we’re catching the TikTok trends, new music icons, and more for you. This time, we’re introducing you to your new favorite e-rapper: Ryan Caraveo is about to grace us with a new album — Northend Sweetheart — and to say it’s highly anticipated would be an understatement. Ryan has be

The E-Girl Review: Grace Ricci drops “My First Hit” and gets real about songwriting, inspirations, and depression

In case, you’re new: The E-Girl Review takes you through the latest trends in alternative music with an emphasis on what’s young, new, and exciting in a world where music and pop culture news moves faster than we can keep up with. We’re here for all things e-kid and emo. So, let’s dive into the next up-and-coming alt pop icon, Grace Ricci!

Women’s History Month: the trailblazers of the modern scene

Who were the women who made our scene? That’s such a tough question to answer because even when listing names of singers and songwriters, we can’t forget all the names we’ll never hear of. Historically, women haven’t been credited for the beautiful work they give to the world, so many of their names will be lost to us. We may never know the true scope and impact that women have had on the scene and this industry as a whole. However, we want to pluck a few names out of the millions and give you

Three Shows And Two Days With In Real Life

The criticism that often comes with boybands is the idea that some industry professional snags five boys and contracts them to put out a few albums. The thing about In Real Life is that's not totally​ wrong. ABC launched a reality competition show called "Boyband" and the winners... well, they were put into a boyband. While they are continuing this spiral, in so many ways In Real Life seems to be breaking free. They're taking the mold, and understanding it, and breaking it apart. In Real Life,

Women’s History Month: women in the scene who are leaving a major legacy

With Women’s History month coming to an end, we would be amiss if we didn’t recognize the women making history right this very moment. Many of the women on this list have already made a huge impact on what it means to be pop-punk, but we’re sure they will continue to surprise us. This absolute icon has quickly become a role model for so many women looking for their place in the scene. Starting as the frontwoman in Automatic Loveletter, Juliet later expanded to her solo work, showcasing her tale

11 Stars Who Opened Up About Their Mental Health

It’s okay to not be okay. Living with depression, anxiety, or another mental illness can be difficult. But if you’re struggling, you’re not alone. Millions of people in the United States — even some of the biggest names in Hollywood — share similar experiences. From actors and activists to influencers and musicians: these stars have all bravely opened up about their own mental health, and what they do to cope with it.

EBEN Talks Latest EP Honeydew, Connecting With Fans, And Personal Growth

“It feels like I finally made it to the summit on a big mountain!” proclaims singer-songwriter EBEN. His latest EP-- Honeydew-- has been long awaited by a both growing and eager fan base. It’s safe to say that this new project has showcased not only his ever-evolving style, but his truth and passion. He notes: “I’ve made my fans wait so long for this music so it’s really satisfying being able to give them something that has come from my heart and soul.”
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