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Co-op reasserts debate dominance

Co-op reasserts debate dominance

The culmination of Education Week 2021 was a debate competition for all high schools — including ones from Kwajalein, Jaluit and Wotje — at the International Conference Center (ICC) Friday. Majuro Cooperative High School took the title, after not making the debate finals last year. Unusually, two Marshall Islands High School teams argued themselves into […]

Press meets power radio

Press meets power radio

The newspaper and media club that manages “The Current” newspaper at Marshall Islands High School paid a visit to the Power 103.5FM radio station the other day. They were joined by advisor Ron Sidal and Vice Principal of Academic Affairs Kathy Digno. They were welcomed by their tour guides singing sensation Rosie Delmah and radio […]

Lively cancer prevention action

Lively cancer prevention action

A special “walk to prevent cancer” was held Thursday at Delap Park as an opening ceremony for this year’s 2021 “I am and I will” World Cancer Month. Over 200 people participated in the event and many found joy of coming together and supporting the cancer community.Various activities that day included a walkathon. But the most […]

Covid vaccine roll out

Covid vaccine roll out

Over 3,000 people in the Marshall Islands had received Covid vaccines through January 23, according to the Ministry of Health and Human Services.Ebeye administered 1,036 shots, while Majuro public health staff delivered 2,027 vaccines, according to Health officials.Vaccine distribution picked up in mid-January with the arrival of more doses of the Moderna vaccine. Last week, […]

Farewell to music legend Jorelik

Farewell to music legend Jorelik

Jorelik Tibon — sportsman, musician, member of Nitijela, government secretary, and ship pilot — died unexpectedly Tuesday after collapsing at his home in Laura. DANIEL KRAMER* Jorelik Tibon was a legend in Marshallese music. He was the leader of the legendary band Kabo Lal that started in the late 1970’s, which was a singing duo […]

Fabulous party to close 2020

Fabulous party to close 2020

WILMER JOEL Majuro’s spectacular New Year’s block party proved to be another exhilarating show of brilliance. It combined fun, excitement, activities  for all ages, delicious food, lively music and dancing to wrap up 2020 and launch Majuro into the New Year. To start, the night market displayed a great deal of visionary work from the […]

Holiday spirit flowed in Majuro

Holiday spirit flowed in Majuro

Churches from Rita to Laura were bursting with excitement as dozens of jeptas converged to celebrate Christmas Day in style. Who had more fun, the dancers or the audience members? Sometimes it was hard to tell, with the holiday spirit overflowing throughout the day and into the night.Journal photographer Wilmer Joel snapped this photo of […]