The Pursuit

Student News of Atlantic County Institute of Technology

The Pursuit

The Pursuit

The Media Production & Digital Storytelling program prepares to record their bi-weekly news program, Red Hawk News.

Student Producers Lead the Way and Find the Story

Golam Alamin, Writer/Producer/Designer March 23, 2023

In the Media Production & Digital Storytelling Program in the Atlantic County Institute of Technology (ACIT), students get a chance to work on their skills in the media, graphic and commercial design...

Cal tests an upgraded lightsaber in Star Wars: Jedi Survivor.

From Fallen Order to Jedi Survivor

Pedro Mendoza, Writer/Producer/Designer March 16, 2023

Back in November of 2019, Respawn Entertainment gave Star Wars fans something they’ve wanted for a long time: A fun and action packed Tripe A Star Wars game. “Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order” was a...

Mathematical Instrument

The Number That Sent Mathematicians Into a Craze

Jaden Ferrer, Writer/Producer/Designer/Commentator March 13, 2023

Pi (which is commonly referred to as “π”) is one of the most well-known mathematical constants on the planet. Pi represents the ratio between the circumference of a circle and the diameter of the...

From Enslaved to Saving the Enslaved

From Enslaved to Saving the Enslaved

Xzavior Ribardo, Writer/Producer/Designer March 10, 2023

Harriet Tubman has been praised as an almighty angel and symbol to the black community for over a hundred years. Her achievements come from being a conductor of the Underground Railroad to serving as a...

Black History Month colors graphic banner

A Celebration of Black History

Kathy Tran, Writer/Producer/Designer March 8, 2023

What is Black History Month? Every year in February, Black History Month is recognized nationally. It’s the month of the year to celebrate African Americans' contributions and achievements in U.S. history....

Dorothy Butler Gilliam (left) and Belva Davis (right)

African American Women who Made History in Journalism

Layla Satchell, Writer/Producer/Designer March 8, 2023

Belva Davis was the first black woman to be a TV journalist in Western America. Her journalism career started at the age of 22, writing articles for Jet Magazine as a freelance writer. She made her television...

Lewis Howard Latimer, 1882.
 Photo courtesy of Queens 
Borough Public Library

The Forgotten Mastermind Behind Electrical Innovation

Gabriela Viruet, Writer/Producer/Designer March 8, 2023

Lewis Howard Latimer (1848-1928) was an African-American inventor and engineer who designed significant improvements to the light bulb. He was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts to George Latimer and Rebecca...

Mr. Adams presenting on the board.

Adaptations & Fermentations

Cece Perez, Writer/Producer March 6, 2023

Since we had so many questions and information which we couldn’t include in the video release, this article serves as an extension to the video and includes all of the information we didn’t include....

Stock Photo: New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade in New Orleans, Louisiana

Where There’s Flashing Lights, The Party Will Go On All Night

Xzavior Ribardo, Writer/Producer/Designer February 23, 2023

Mardi Gras is a celebration that has been a staple in American culture for hundreds of years. Recently, the bright and colorful holiday has been canceled for the last two years due to covid, but this year...

George Washington poses for a portrait painting in 1782. (Artist: James Peale, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons)

A Celebration of All That is American

Xzavior Ribardo, Writer/Producer/Designer February 17, 2023

The Star Spangled Banner starts with, “Oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light,” and ends with, “O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?”, (Francis Scott Key). These...

Stock Photo, Valentines Day Note With Coffee (Motion Array)

One for the Lover & One for the Dollar

Xzavior Ribardo, Writer/Producer/Designer February 13, 2023
Things Arent Yet Back To Normal

“Things Aren’t Yet Back To Normal”

Ethan Kissing, staff writer June 20, 2022

As we end the 2021-2022 school year, the majority of people are glad to be back at ACIT. Returning back to ACIT has been very beneficial to students, teachers and administration. Even though we are getting...

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