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Issue 2: March/Launch Party, Semester 1 2016

COME MEET US!

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Hey everyone!

A warm, fuzzy poro... I mean, welcome to new and returning members to UNSW LoLSoc in 2016! Firstly, thank you to everyone who joined us at our stall and events during O-Week. We had a blast!

For those new to our newsletters, we publish one issue at the start of every month, delivered with care to your email inboxes.

This issue is jam-packed, so I'd better let you get started. Don't forget to come to our Launch Party this Friday! See you there!

-Lunaria-

CONTENTS:

Join Us on Social Media
O-Week Recap
Meet the Team
Launch Party
Discord

JOIN US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

Please join us everywhere on social media to keep updated with all our events! Most importantly, don't forget to join us on OrgSync if you're an Arc member as your UNSW LoLSoc membership will not be valid until you do!

Also, join us on OrgSync by March 14, 2016 for a chance to win $10RP!
OrgSync (Official Clubs Portal)
https://orgsync.com/81124/chapter 
Website (Information)
http://www.unswlolsoc.com/
Facebook Page (Annoucements)
https://www.facebook.com/UNSWLoLSociety/ 
Facebook Group (Community Discussion)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/unswlolsoc/
Twitter (Live Updates)
https://twitter.com/UNSWLoLSoc
YouTube (Videos e.g. Leaguecraft101)
https://www.youtube.com/user/unswlolsoc

O-WEEK RECAP:

MONDAY:

Braving the heat, Monday was our busiest day of signups. It was wonderful seeing some familiar and new faces join the LoLSoc family.Members also had their destiny tested by drawing a card from a Twisted Fate deck. 

 
If they were lucky enough to draw the sole gold card from the deck, an official figurine from Riot was theirs to claim. We also held a casual LAN where members were free to come and play or ask advice from our challenger players Nick "Stealthix" and Alex "Cawn Cob". 

TUESDAY:

Tuesday was all about the 1v1 tournament as everyone was hyped to watch the participants battle it out to win a Gigabyte Brix PC. The players tested their skills in a best of one where victory was decided through either first blood, first tower, or first to slay 100 minions. Big congratulations goes to our winner Alex “Cawn Cob” who came out on top out of the 32 participants.

WEDNESDAY:

On Wednesday we held a PC Building Workshop in collaboration with UNSW Computer Enthusiasts Society (PCSoc). The event was a chance for everyone to learn a little more about computing tech and our sponsor Gigabyte was present to generously give out prizes.

THURSDAY:

On the hottest day of the week with temperatures reaching 40 degrees, we tested the determination of our members with a Scavenger Hunt. Contestants entered in teams or by themselves and were given a map of checkpoints, where at each, there was a challenge ranging from creative impersonations or trivia. For some teams, the event was too hot to handle and they did not make it to end but a massive congratulations go to our winners Lizzy and Chris!

FRIDAY:

Friday finally rolled around, but despite it being the last day of O Week, our sign ups remained high. A casual LAN was held once again allowing a lucky handful of people to learn a few tips and tricks to up their game. A big thank you to everyone who came by and we hope you enjoyed O-Week as much as we did!

 

MEET THE TEAM:

With the beginning of a new year comes a new organising team. This year, the Executives and Directors of UNSW LoLSoc hope to make 2016 a year jam-packed with awesome events that will tie our community together. This would not be possible without our Executive team who organise and structure the society to make sure that everything runs smoothly as well as communicate with everyone. So don't be afraid to drop us a message!

If the Execs form the skeleton of the society then our Directors are the body. From creating amazing art and graphics, photographing our members and writing newsletters, to organising events, updating the website and designing merchandise, our society could not even dream of existing without the help of all our amazing directors who work hard year-round to maintain our society.
 

Executives:

President: Brendan "Toasties"  Yun

Vice President (Operations): Mary "Polar Chub" Hu

Vice President (Marketing): Angelica "Lunaria" Wang

Vice President (Administration): Christopher "BladeFrenzy" Liu

Treasurer: Priscilla "captain desu" Tran

Directors:

Competitive Events: Nicholas "Stealthix" Tian

Casual Events: Ben "Ceroden" Ye and Kevin "imagines" Chu

Graphics: Edmond "Brendan Yun" Deng

Creative: Joy "Remiyu" Zhang

Media: Nicholas "Illustrious" Kotsalidis

Publications: Jeanne "pigeoninwater" Yang

IT: Christopher "34werwe" Bong

Merchandise: Nathan "SappyPanda" Cheng

LAUNCH PARTY

Still eager for more fun after O-Week? Then we've got the perfect event for you! On Friday the 4th of March, we'll be holding our annual Launch Party at the Marsh Room of the UNSW Roundhouse. This is our biggest event of the year so come on by and meet us as well as members old and new! There will also be FREE pizza and drinks whilst we have a thrilling night filled with trivia, competitions and exciting new events. So what are you waiting for? Don't miss out and RSVP to our event on Facebook or OrgSync.
Hope to see you all there!
This year LoLSoc will be using Discord as our primary communications for all online events. So jump on, discuss and queue up with your fellow members! The Executive team will also be on so feel free to drop us a line! We will also be running Friendly Fridays off Discord so be sure to check out the FF channel frequently for updates. 

To join simply click the banner above! 
This concludes our March issue of our newsletter! 

Thanks for reading and don't forget to follow us on social media.
Our next issue will be during April, so stay tuned!
-pigeoninwater-
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