Year: 2022

Speech Olympiad XV, The Semi-Final Round

    By Udula Abeysinghe   ” Speech is power. Speech is to persuade; to convert; to compel.” Setting the tone for the competition with a glimpse of what’s to come, Pavan Pitiwaduge, commenced the Semi-Final Round of the illustrious intra-university speech competition, Speech Olympiad XV. With the gaze...

The Preliminary Round of Speech Olympiad XV

    By Mineth Chathmika Weerasinghe Speech Olympiad is an annual intra-university speech contest organized by the Gavel Club of University of Moratuwa and is one of the most anticipated events in the university calendar. Young enthusiastic orators in the university, coming from all faculties, gather here to share...

The Treasure Hunt

By Hansika Dahanayake “Not all treasure’s silver and gold, mate.” -Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean  After two years of online lectures and online Gavel meetings, not many could say that they knew the university premises like the back of their hands. So, what better place could there...

Walk the Path of a Champion

Words by: Mohamed Yasir Compiled by: Chemini Mallikarachchi The Story of Mohamed Yasir, Champion of Speech Olympiad VIII  Walking the journey through the shadows of my past, during my school days, just like most students, I was always reluctant to opt in speech contests. Perturbed by the fear of...

A Guide to Becoming a Better Speaker

Words by: Dr. Samadhi Poornima Compiled by: Udesh Dangalla A single voice has the power to create a massive impact, it just needs the right opportunity. Speech Olympiad is a stage where revolutionary leaders and revolutionary speakers are discovered. To help you embark on this sensational journey of discovery,...

Hey… Play ‘Musical Meeting’ By Gavel Mora

    By Navindu De Silva It had been a hectic couple of weeks for the undergrads of University of Moratuwa. Some of them were exhausted after completing their semester exams. Some were getting adjusted to their new life in the university. Another group was in dread of another...

Dream Big 2022

    By Gavin Senaratne As the clock struck 6.00pm on the 12th of August 2022, the organising committee of Dream Big 2022 opened the zoom call for all registrants. Dream Big is an annual initiative by the Gavel club of University of Moratuwa to share the wisdom of...

First Ever International Joint Meeting of Gavel Mora

    By Udesh Dangalla It’s always interesting to meet new people and make new friends. What if you get the opportunity to create new relationships internationally? I’m sure anyone’s going to be intrigued by the idea. The same was true for us Gaveliers at University of Moratuwa. The...

A Bone-Chilling Day of Haunted Thrills

    By Chemini Mallikarachchi Shadows of creepy thrills lurking in the Gaveliers ghost town Encountering adventures of a horrifying spooky countdown Scary notes of perfect horror leaving behind a spirited frown Memories of fun and phantom glued onto a friendship crown  Stemming down to that once upon a...