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En route to the Grand Finale: Semi-Final Round of SO XVI – SO Blog Series

By Illampoornan Raguparan “Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” With these words, Ilampoornan Raguparan set the stage for the Semi-Finals of Speech Olympiad XVI. On the 15th of October, the ENTC-01 Hall was filled...

Towards the Zenith: Speech Crafting Session – SO Blog Series

By Renulucshmi Prakasan On the 19th of September 2023, at 5:50 PM, a virtual Speech Crafting session was held via the Zoom platform. This session, aimed to impart insights into the art of crafting captivating content for speeches, featured Distinguished Toastmaster Mohamed Yasir, an outstanding public speaker and an...

A spine chilling symphony of humour and horror!

By Gihansa Kurukulasooriya Halloween-themed meeting! This was one of the most awaited gavel meetings of this year’s Gavel calendar. It was not only a Gavel meeting; it was also a funny night filled with terrifying howls and frightening wails of scary monsters. This amazing night was filled with scary...

A Tapestry of Traditions and Joyous Celebrations – Gavel Avurudu 2023

By Disini Thevinka The Sinhala and Tamil New Year, colloquially known as ‘Avurudu’ is a time of profound joy, renewal, and heartwarming togetherness. Gavel Mora embraced this spirit wholeheartedly, getting ready to celebrate Avurudu in its own way. After having done a lot of celebrations virtually in the past...

SPHINXPIRACY: Decoding Death and Deceit by the Nile

By Isumi Yavindi At Gavel Mora, we move forward and thrive because of our dedicated members, and we truly value each and every one of them. So, every year, the club hosts a thrilling and enjoyable event to welcome newcomers, and this time, the 22nd batch had their chance...

An Evening of Inspiration and Empowerment: Speaker’s Odyssey 2023

By Sahan Mandira The anticipation was palpable as the doors of the auditorium (Lecture Hall) swung open, welcoming a sea of eager faces. The atmosphere crackled with excitement as participants settled into their seats. The lecture hall, though lacking a traditional stage, transformed into a haven for intellectual exploration...

When Mora and Pera crossed paths: Mora-Pera Joint Meeting

By Niyumi Nethmanthi For some, it was the commencement of a fresh semester, for some it was the commencement of the hectic internship, for some it was a frenzied period, but nothing could cross the path of Gavel Mora. It was a day of fellowship: where Gavel Mora met...

Behind the Scenes of Speech Olympiad XV

    By Nirodha Sandaruwan “Listen, the work is behind the scenes. The competition is the easy part.”  ~ Usain Bolt. It was a few minutes past five. The entire Civil Auditorium was filled with an air of excitement. Hundreds of enthusiastic undergraduates were seated in the auditorium, eagerly...