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The Pursuit

The Pursuit

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Josue Fonseca Juarez, Writer/Producer April 29, 2024

With Earth Day having been celebrated earlier this month, many people have, once again, been reminded of things like air pollution and its association with fossil fuels and microplastics. However, the...

Linda Riley, who expanded the celebration to the full week

Lesbian Visibility Week

Ava Lewis, Writer/Producer April 23, 2024

The whole week of April 22nd to April 28th is recognized this year as Lesbian Visibility Week. This is a time to commemorate and celebrate people who identify as a lesbian. Let’s take a moment to reflect...

Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits

Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits

Ava Lewis, Writer/Producer April 12, 2024

Some of the hottest national topics lately have involved recent US Supreme Court rulings, controversial rulings, and questionable alliances of the justices. Article III of the U.S. Constitution grants...

Logging into TikTok on a mobile device is a daily, sometimes hourly, occurrence for most users.

The Time is Now for TikTok

Marissa Garraty, Writer/Producer April 12, 2024

TikTok has made a huge impact on the way people spend their time and understand the world around them. The removal of the app from the United States is certain to divide the social media community and...

A painted rock encourages people to Stay Safe & Be Kind.

Opinion: The Importance of Empathy

Maya Hagan, Writer/Producer April 12, 2024

Empathy is the ability to “understand and share the feelings of another person”. When someone is struggling, scared, lonely, or feeling any emotion, having people who are empathetic and try to truly...

Opinion: Why Skiing is Safer Than Snowboarding

Opinion: Why Skiing is Safer Than Snowboarding

Alex Demos, Writer/Producer April 12, 2024

As all of the winter enthusiasts get ready and gear up for the snowy season that falls upon us, the debate about whether skiing and snowboarding continue to engage people in conversations. While both of...

It does not have to be an original story or a journal entry, but writing can help unravel your mind and find perspective.

Express Yourself…In Written Form

April 10, 2024

For many, writing is a form of creative expression, and today, with social media and other internet platforms at our fingertips, many of us are able to enjoy and share this expression with so many audiences....

A Wonder of the Universe

Brian Cruz, Writer/Producer March 25, 2024

On April 8, 2024, the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. This eclipse will be the last total solar eclipse visible from the United States until 2044. A total solar eclipse occurs...

Elizabeth Cochran Seaman (1864-1922) adopted the pen name Nellie Bly to go undercover as an investigative journalist in the 1880s. She is best known for infiltrating an insane asylum on Blackwells Island in New York to expose the unfair treatment of patients. Her reporting led to New York City improving conditions for the mentally ill. The movie 10 Days in a Madhouse is based on her life.

The Story of “Nellie Bly”

March 22, 2024

Women’s History Month celebrates the magnificent achievements of women in the past and the things women can do in the future. The practice of gender equality, unfortunately, is rather new to society....

Feature: The Lingering Effects of Covid-19 on Teenagers

Feature: The Lingering Effects of Covid-19 on Teenagers

Ava Lewis, Writer/Producer March 22, 2024

As of May 11th 2023, the Covid-19 pandemic has been deemed officially over. This doesn’t mean that its effects have magically disappeared. Take for example every student that has experienced virtual...

British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood poses with one of her creations on May 5 1999, on display at Christies in Vienna with more than 20 dresses inspired by 18th century France.

A Punk Fashion Icon

Lilly Strickland, Writer/Producer March 22, 2024

It’s Fashion Month at ACIT, with our annual fashion show coming up on March 22nd at 6pm. The theme of the show is Fashion Outside the Frame. Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood was definitely an artist...

Panda have -- count them -- six digits to help grasp bamboo.

Conserving Pandas

David Guerrero, Writer March 14, 2024

It all starts with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), because in 1961 they made their official logo a Panda. This started Panda Day, which is March 16th every year. Pandas were loved by everyone back...

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