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Resi News Easter Edition Thursday 17th April

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Dodge Ball In the latest exciting instalment of resi sports teams fought it out for the inaugural dodgeball Easter championship. The battleground was the recently re-done but not really any different basketball courts and there was tension in the air as students crouched at the baselines, waiting for the ring of the whistle to signal the start. Each team bought a different strategy to the field: Orangutans were outnumbered but certainly not outgunned, Gators went for the defensive strategy and didn’t run for the ball on the whistle and Yaks tried to sneak around behind the enemy more than once. Barracudas bought their agility to the field and frustrated teams as the dodged ball after ball and Piranhas frustrated even more, bringing their fallen comrades back again and again with catch after catch. Despite a field or strengths once the dust settles and the screams died down only one team emerged victorious. Exhausted, battered and bruised it was the Raptor’s deadly speed and powerful throws that resulted in them annihilating all that came before them. With a final thud the last of their opponents fell in the notorious court 1 region of the battlefield and a cheer rang out though their ranks. It was obvious to all the fallen teams that they could indeed dodge a ball, and probably a wrench too. Despite being bruised and battered everyone had a great time and look forward to the next time these titans face off of another instalment of resi sports. Thanks to the social and sports sub-committees for their organization! Have a great break! Drive safe! Do your homework! Eat too much! We look forward to seeing you all when you get back!


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ANZAC Day – Friday 25th April Warrnambool residence for many years have attended in large numbers to show respects to our service men and women at the dawn service at the Warrnambool RSL on Friday the 25th of April. If you are about please indicate if you are interested in joining.

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5 Minutes With – The Resi Leaders Name: Bree Nicknames: Aunty Bree, Breezer Course: Bachelor of Nursing Home Town: Wangaratta Random fact: Apparently I laugh like a hyena What celebrity would you like to have dinner with? Ellen Degeneres If you were at home on a rainy Sunday afternoon, what movie would you like to watch? The Mighty Ducks Series What household chore have you never done? Never unloaded or loaded the dishwasher What's your favourite potato chip flavour? Thai sweet chilli

Name: Melinda Nicknames: Mel Course: Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychology Home Town: Noorat Random fact: Alpacas are my favorite animal What celebrity would you like to have dinner with? Red foo If you were at home on a rainy Sunday afternoon, what movie would you like to watch? Remember me What household chore have you never done? Dusted

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Total Eclipse of the heart Photo by Bree Hansen

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Health and Wellbeing News Multi Faith Chaplaincy service Easter Easter is the most important festival in the Christian calendar. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, three days after his death. The Easter story is at the heart of Christianity. For Christians, Easter is a time of hope and reassurance. It is a turning point for humanity from destruction to glory and salvation. Ron Rolheiser suggests (2014) that ‘the resurrection of Christ challenges us to new life to believe, precisely, that there are surprises hidden at the heart of death’. So what can Easter offer to us all? We all can share in hope. It can be a time of reflecting on one’s life. Where have I come from? Where am I going? How am I going? Am I prepared to look to the future with hope, with trust and belief in what I can do? For Rolheiser (2014), the Christian message is that, ‘life is not tragic … it is not too late for us, there is still plenty of time to live anew, to become what we were meant to be, beyond self-interest’. So let us celebrate Easter as a time of joy and hope. I wish you all a happy and hope-filled Easter. Helen Edmonds Chaplaincy Coordinator, Catholic chaplain Reference: Rolheiser, R 2014 ‘Easter Sunday reflection: the arsonist of the heart’, The Far East, retrieved 10 April 2014, http://www.columban.org.au/publications/the-far-east/2014/the-far-east-april-2014/the-arsonist-of-the-heart-easter-sunday-reflection Helpful app - Get sh!t sorted. When it comes to life's curveballs, The Sorter is the app that knows what's up. It's an intuitive advice dispenser, spitting sense when you need it and wisdom where you want it. Full of fresh knowledge on love, sex, study, stress, cash, work, drugs and booze, The Sorter is the compass to guide you through whatever obstacle comes your way. https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/the-sorter/id710387019?mt=8

Enjoy your Easter break, if you are travelling on the roads over the holidays remember to take regular rest breaks, if you do not regularly travel long distances please read the tips on the TAC website to ensure you are safe on the roads. The Health and Wellbeing team on campus.

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Are you still in the Game? http://youtu.be/YMAAFgwmuu4

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Hot cross buns! Thanks to Don, we ate 200!

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Articles hot of the Deakin Press

West Kentucky Visitors 14 PhD and Honours students from Western Kentucky University have recently spent a week at Deakin in both Melbourne and Warrnambool. The idea for the exchange was fostered by Deakin’s education school coordinator at Warrnambool, Terri Redpath, and Communication Lecturer Dr Donna Schiess after they met at a conference in the United States in 2009. Their visit to Warrnambool is the pilot for what is hoped to be an exchange program between Deakin and Western Kentucky University. The idea for the exchange was fostered by Deakin’s education school coordinator at Warrnambool, Terri Redpath, and Dr Schiess after they met at a conference in the United States in 200The idea for the exchange was fostered by Deakin’s education school coordinator.

Visitng Students from West-Kentucky with Mayor Mike Neoh

NRAS Accomodation Offically Opened Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander today joined Victorian Premier and Member for South West Coast Denis Napthine and Federal Member for Wannon Dan Tehan near the banks of the Hopkins River at the official launch of the new $12.7 million, 102-bed student accommodation complex.“Providing comfortable, affordable and conveniently located accommodation is closely tied to student success and a factor in attracting new students to Warrnambool and Deakin,” she said.

Premier Denis Napthine tours the new facility The project has been supported by Federal Government funding of $38 million through the National Rental Affordability Scheme and a Regional Infrastructure Development Fund grant of $10.275 million from the State Government. This funding has also supported the building of new accommodation at Deakin’s Waurn Ponds Campus in Geelong.Head of the Warrnambool Campus Professor Gerry Quinn said the new accommodation would benefit the campus and the local community.

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Warrnambool Graduations The 2014 Deakin University graduation ceremonies began successfully in Warrnambool on the 27th March where the Warrnambool Civic Centre was converted to Deakin town. Held at the Lighthouse Theatre, the two ceremonies attracted a signifiacnt turnout of Graduands and staff from far and wide to celebrate these students significant achievements. The civic green was alive with colourful gowns, multi-coloured Deakin Wordly flags and beaming students and their families and

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We were delighted to have local paper The Standard providing excellent coverage of the event and the many Graduation themed stories that were featured in the days following.

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Fire alarm tampering Please DO NOT touch or interfere with ANY smoke or fire sensors located within your rooms or communal areas. This could trigger the alarms and may also require a contractor to attend your room to reset the device. Anyone found tampering with fire sensors will be liable for any costs incurred as a result.

Brainy Quote “Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them.� - Steve Jobs

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Recipe of the week

Chicken and avocado quesadillas Ingredients

• flour tortillas • 50g baby spinach or baby rocket • 2/3 cup (140g) semi-dried tomatoes, drained, chopped • 1 large avocado, thinly sliced • 1 large barbecued chicken, meat shredded • 1 cup (120g) grated cheddar cheese • sour cream and lime wedges, to serve

Method 1. Preheat a large sandwich press. Place 4 tortillas on workbench. Top each with spinach, tomatoes, avocado, chicken and cheese. Season with pepper. Sandwich with remaining tortillas. 2. Place quesadillas, 2 at a time, in sandwich press. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until toasted and heated through 3. Cut quesadillas in half. Serve with sour cream and lime wedges


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