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Today marks a very special occasion, which is the 200th Educational meeting at Gavel UOC. For a club at the university level, this milestone is a phenomenal achievement. Most clubs dream of getting this far, but here we are, still going strong and expanding day-by-day. Our club is at a position of commendable status and […]
It was one fine evening when Andaré, the royal comedian, was at home having a peaceful nap. Suddenly, he heard a messenger shouting from the distance saying, “Are you good at humorous speech? It is time to show your talents then!” Andaré was surprised by the news and he was eager to know what is […]
That was another evening in December 2030 according to my diary. Holmes and I were sitting idle in the living room as we could not go outside due to the heavy rain. I was reading the comments of my latest blog that had been published and one of my top fans had raised a question […]
Are you sick of staying at home sitting in front of your computer with heaps of homework and assignments to do? Hope you all are desperate for some relaxation with a bit of fun! So, the wait is over… Enliven is back! Enliven 2021 is definitely the biggest speech contest that the whole audience was […]
Lately, the Gavel Club of UOC has been doing things they have never done before. After pulling off a completely virtual intra-university speech competition right in the middle of a global pandemic just a few months back (obviously, you know what a success Oration 2020 was), they were already planning another exciting new venture. And […]
Halloween is the best part of October. Kids waiting to collect their candy for the next few months, while young adults like us are getting ready to dress up as our own “Nightmares”. But of course, all of this is cancelled because of a pandemic that has been haunting us for months. All of us […]
(Introducing PARTY HOUSE HOME to Gavel) When a bunch of people do get a chance to hang around at a home, the first problem they have is, they do not have a common place to go; but when they fix this problem, it becomes the greatest comfort to the spectrum of their relationship. Nishedha Indraratne, […]
It’s finally here, the Annual General Meeting! Time flies in just a blink of an eye! I still remember the day we had our AGM, the day we got elected as the new ExCo for 19/20. And here we are now appointing the next ExCo for the term 20/21. It has been over a year […]
As someone who has watched, noted, and delivered many speech evaluations in her short life, let me tell you – it’s FUN. Not what you expected me to say, was it? But, then again, how many times has dear old Nish told you something “isn’t a big deal” when it could potentially be a big […]
Until the moment our VP-Ed, Nish, suggested that I write about my experiences as your ever-loving insufferable president, I was under the illusion that being the president of the Gavel Club of the University was the hardest thing I’ve ever undertaken. Then I realized that writing about being president is way more difficult. There were […]