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True friend of Marshalls

True friend of Marshalls

WILMER JOEL A man’s ambition for equality for citizens of the freely associated states (FAS) in the US has opened numerous opportunities for them through successful lobbying for legislative bills to be passed. Loyd Henion, 84, a retired economist and now senior lobbyist for the COFA Alliance National Network (CANN), is from Oregon. CANN is […]

Ladie ready for 3rd term

Ladie ready for 3rd term

WILMER JOEL Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack declared at the local government inauguration Monday at the ICC that it is time to unite to improve the livelihoods of the people of Majuro. “You are in my heart, people of Majuro; you are dear to me,” he said. “We are ready to serve you.” Mayor Jack said […]

The Rongrong evolution

The Rongrong evolution

HILARY HOSIA Marshalls Christian High School has once again lived up to its reputation as one of the best entertainers in the religious community following their performance at the United Church of Christ Christmas Day celebration Monday. The school, which is a boarding school couple of miles west of Laura village, earned its reputation for […]

Gospel Day sparks parades

Gospel Day sparks parades

WILMER JOEL Gospel Day, one of the Marshall Islands’ most important holidays, was celebrated in the streets with a parade earlier this month. It honors the introduction of Christianity with the arrival of Congregational missionaries aboard the Morning Star vessel in 1857 on Ebon. Throughout the day, a large number of participants from well-known Christian […]

Students showcase semester projects

Students showcase semester projects

Students from the College of the Marshall Islands and the Upward Bound program presented their semester-long work at a festival held last week at the Uliga campus. The event heralded the end of the fall semester. “The event aims to celebrate student resilience and determination,” said Library Director Verenaisi Bavadra, who made the welcome remarks […]

13 get BAs

13 get BAs

Thirteen students in the College of the Marshall Islands Bachelor of Arts in Elementary (BAEE) Education program have completed their courses and are waiting to graduate in May next year. They are the sixth cohort to graduate from this program. Faith Lanwi, one of the soon-to-be graduates, says it takes four semesters or two academic […]

High school battles light up court

High school battles light up court

WILMER JOEL The boys and girls high school basketball championship battles lit up the court and generated huge audience participation last week in Majuro. The two top high schools in the girls basketball division squared off in the league’s championship game last week Thursday at the Assumption Basketball Court. There was a noticeable buzz as […]