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Virtual Gavel Halloween 2020

Virtual Gavel Halloween 2020 By Deena Baines         The origin of Halloween is dated back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain in Ireland. Since they celebrated the New Year on November 1st, the last day of the last year October 31st was celebrated by them...

FAQ – Speech Olympiad XIII

Frequently asked Questions – Speech Olympiad XIII By Duneesha Ariyawansa             What is Speech Olympiad? It is a speech contest organized by the Gavel Club of University of Moratuwa(UOM) for the 13th consecutive time. Who can participate in it? Anyone who is a current...

Dream Big 2020 with Aaron W Beverly

Dream Big 2020 with Aaron W Beverly By Shimzara Zakariya         Dream Big 2020 was a session open to all the public speaking enthusiasts in Sri Lanka. The undergraduates of the University of Moratuwa as well as students from various other organizations – private and government,...

Olympic Celebrations and 295th Gavel Meeting

By Ama Kalpani It was a perfect evening to gather to celebrate a once –in- four- years venture. We did not have tracks or swimming pools or basketball courts like in Brazil. Yet we too, gathered at the premises of Independence square to celebrate Olympics 2016 in style with...

293rd Meeting

By Mohamed Athif 293rd Gavel meeting was held in the ENTC PG Seminar room at 5.15pm as usual. The meeting started off with the national anthem led by Kithmin Wickramasinghe. An enthusiastic Gavelier and an outstanding speaker, the Toastmaster for the day was Kasun Ranasinghe. It was clear from...

291st Meeting

By Kasun Ranasinghe They say one person can change the world. Then just imagine what 10 people can do! That was exactly the number of members that attended the 291st Gavel meeting. Exams, end term break: all chipped away at the attendance, but within those ten people burnt a passion...