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Navigators creating, sharing art

Navigators creating, sharing art

KELLY LORENNIJ “Ettonaak,” CMI’s literary magazine, started off the new semester with a reading for its second issue, which comprised 11 poems and one short story. In addition to an open mic section, the reading featured writers who contributed to the first and second issues. The magazine, a product of the Liberal Arts Department at […]

Big turnout for Xavier test

Big turnout for Xavier test

Over a hundred students from public and private schools sat the Xavier High School Entrance exam last Saturday at Assumption School. For the first time in history, the Public School System partnered with Assumption and Marshall Islands Friends of Xavier (MiFox) to support the test. Because the test is four hours long, two hours on […]

Enjoying cultural learning

Enjoying cultural learning

“We should chase each other to learn and teach that which is ours and rooted in our culture,” Wilbert Alik, Marshallese Studies Chairman told his students during their culture course show-and-tell final presentation recently. They showcased a variety of Marshallese dishes including lokeed (shellfish), bwiro (fermented breadfruit), and amulikwekwe (Namdrik banana recipe). It was a […]

Radiology wins health competition

Radiology wins health competition

It was judgment day for the hospital last Friday, as stated in a press release from the desk of the Ministry of Health and Human Services Secretary Julia Alfred — well, a jolly judgment day. “For the very first time in history, the leadership of MOHH organized a 2017 department Christmas competition,” Alfred said. “The […]

Christmas visit

Christmas visit

The Kramer and Muller families delivered Christmas cheer to Majuro hospital patients and staff for the 18th consecutive year when they arrived at the hospital bearing gifts. The two Majuro Senators, David Kramer and Tony Muller, started their family tradition of hospital visits in 2000. Read more about the Christmas celebration in the Marshall Islands […]

JICA folks jepta joy

JICA folks jepta joy

A group of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteers, who dubbed themselves the “Apakaaj in Majel Jepta,” have been spending three nights a week since early November practicing their piit dance and singing. While nine-year-old Marshallese Tine Mook sang the story of Tobolar and gathering coconuts, the dancers showed a polished performance of their piit […]

Kids, adults enjoy day

Kids, adults enjoy day

Disabilities Week opened with an event at the Staff Sergeant Solomon Sam Sports Center Monday morning. Floats preceded the event with the Majuro Deaf Education Center (MDEC) winning the $500 grand prize sponsored by parents. President Hilda Heine accompanied Minister of Culture and Internal Affairs, Amenta Matthew, who delivered the event’s keynote address. Talina Peter, […]

Students, teachers try comics

Students, teachers try comics

A group of around 30 teachers got together last week at the Graphic Novel and Comic Workshop at the USP Long Island campus. A day earlier, a group of Ejit Elementary and Majuro Cooperative school students got together to do similar creative work. The workshops involved teachers and students in learning how graphic novels and […]

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