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    • Words from Residence Master To All My Dear Academians 2011-12 has been a wonderful year again for many Academi- ans residing newly in or returning to Jockey Club Academy Hall (JCAC). I have received comments like “I love the dynamic at- mosphere in Hall 4(JCAC) and the kindness and caring from all these people living here” from among you, Academians, sharing with me your delight of having been assigned to JCAC and yourjoy of living here. In fact, it is the support and love of you, Academians, for the hall during theyear that you have made JCAC a great place for living and learning.It was my honour and privilege that I have been appointed as the residence master of JCACsince its infant stage. Having served in this position for seven years, I witnessed the rapid devel-opment of JCAC with notable achievements in both services and activities under the guidance,hard work and commitment of the many Residence Tutors and the Residents Association Execu-tive Committees and Councillors who have contributed immensely to the welfare and benefitsof fellow Academians in the past years. With the unfailing support of all the Academians, I amproud to say that JCAC is a well-groomed young adult today like your very self, having its Aca-demian culture and values firmly established and moving steadily ahead with its vision of provid-ing a happy second home to all residing under its roof.As many of you may know already, I have decided to relinquish my duties as your residencemaster at the end of this academic year. It has been a difficult decision for me to make. Withless attention given to JCAC due to my growing engagements elsewhere, I feel that I may notbe fulfilling my duties as a residence master to your expectation. Despite my strong interest inworking together with young people, I think this may be the appropriate time for me to let gothis meaningful job which I love so much, and to move on focusing more on my other areas ofcommitment.I treasure greatly the time that I have spent in JCAC. I have countless happy moments hereliving and learning together with every one of you. I hope you feel the same as I do and willcherish the many acquaintances that you have made in JCAC, and continue with these re-lationships as your life-long friends who can share your happiness and sorrows with you as youprogress with your many life tasks in the future.Thank you all for giving me my fond memories of JCAC! It is because of you that JCAC has be-come one of the best halls on campus which is well known for its energy and multifarious activi-ties, harmony and integration of residents coming from a diverse background, and a strong hallspirit by which Academians will always give their best to strive for the good name of JCAC ina united front. I do believe that JCAC can only go from strength to strength from this point on-wards, with the concerted efforts of all Academians - past, present and future.Once an Academian, always an Academian! May I wish JCAC and all Academians every ac-complishment in the years ahead.Farewell and best wishes to you all,PeggyYour residence masterMay 2012 3
    • RTs words ----------6~11 RACs words ----------14~15RAs words ---------12~13 Floor Stories ----------16~26 Spring: Summer: Autumn: Winter: Join Us in the Hall Competitions Alumni and Sharings Community Caring 28 38 50 60 29 39 51 61 30 40 52 62 31 41 53 63 32 42 54 64 33 43 55 34 44 56 35 45 57 36 46 58 47 48 Made by JCAC Chief Editors words ---------------------- 66 Editors words ---------------------- 67 Designers words ---------------------- 68 Reporters words ---------------------- 69~70 4 5
    • Tutors Words: Residence TutorsChief Residence Tutor Hi! I’m Ar Zhi, the tutor of floor one. In the past year, that our hall-mates all are such beautiful dancers and we have experienced many all details are perfect!  I was 又一年了。 memorable events. But I also deeply moved by a lot was most impressed by the of other things, for example, 這 是 我 在 JCAC 的 第 四 年, 當 了 第 二 年 的 Tutor, 而 且 還『 升』 了 職, 成 了 Ninepin Island Trip and the the Taipei story written for the 2012 Singing Contest. The Writing Competition by Crys- Chief Tutor,壓力自然倍增。 回想上年, 剛搬入 Hall 的時候, 什麼人也不認識。 trip is very special in that it tal, a very diligent tutor and 直至開完第一次會,認識到一些拍檔 ( 其他 tutor) ,才慢慢適應下來。 showed us another aspect my good partner in the hall 再一次融入我久違了的群智大家庭。 阿志 of Hong Kong: no forest like high buildings, but attractive management team. My only suggestion for all residents is 有了之前的自身經歷,自然會留意新搬入 JCAC 的新宿生吧。和 landscape.  And our hall, I ----- seize the day and make think, is particularly successful your hall life extraordinary! 你們談天、吃飯、飲酒、說秘密已經成為了我在群智堂的習慣。 in the Singing Contest ---- an 因為你們,縱使我明年有畢業和寫論文的壓力,我也決定多留 absolutely good show! I’ve 一年在 JCAC。 been, for the first time, aware 除了新的宿生,我也擔心今年的拍擋融入不了我們 JCAC 輯」、Nancy 的「捲舌普通話」、Kinki 的嬌妍似 這個大家庭,因為他們有些人不是來自 JCAC, 而且『地位』 2005 年 8 月 火、師兄的溫和寬厚、Cherry 的溫柔體貼﹖ 也和普通的新宿生不同,所以我特別在他們剛入宿時多搞 了幾個活動。我可以說這年的 Tutor group 是歷年中最齊 Crystal 還 有 , 記 得 Inter-Hall Singing Contest 那 心的。 一 晚 , 在 大 家 奮 鬥 了 差 不 多 一 年 後 , 我 們 和 PEK 24 日 , 我 推 著 手 推 Cup 再 一 次 擦 身 而 過 , 我 們 都 哭 了。 然 後 , 我 在 到現在,我們一起工作、一起吃飯、一起開玩笑。雖然 車 由 某 Hall 搬 來 Facebook 看到有人說這一晚他被大家感動了 , 有 我們拿不到 Professor Edmond Ko Cup,但是我們卻在 JCAC… 人說他更愛 JCAC, 有人說他覺得 Academian 是 很團結的。突然我覺得沒有了 PEK Cup, 但可以令 這八個月內,在不同的活動和比賽之中凝聚在一起,而 2011 年 7 Academian 更有心和更團結 , 那也不是一件壞事。 在這兩個 semester 的時間亦是在我 Research 中最快 月 30 日 , 我 坐 著 希望大家給 JCAC 多點愛 , 多珍惜你們的 Hall Life 樂,最留戀的時間。 客貨車由家裡來到 和 Hallm​​ ates, 多投入 Academian 的身份 , 那你 JCAC… 一定會在這裡找到最珍貴的友情和回憶。 如果有人問我, 在大學這幾年,有什麼能令你留下最深 刻的回憶 ? 由 Floor Rep 到考 Hall Tutor, 結果能夠在 5 今年如無意外是最後一年住在 JCAC, 但這 年後的今天達成目標 , 是很感動 , 很開心。這一年 , 不是一個終點 , 我還是會常常回來 , 去探望這個家 我會答 : 多采多姿的宿舍生活 ! 快樂、歡笑、溫暖和淚水交集。 和大家的生活。 我感恩 , 身邊有最可愛的宿生們 , 更有最強 I’m so proud to be an AC​​ ADEMIAN. Larry 的 Tutor 同伴 ​​ ! I’ll always love and miss you all. JCAC Chief Residence Tutor 如何能忘記…阿志的溫文爾雅、Johnson 的 Hyperactive( 試過在床上閉上眼耳邊還縈繞著他 P.S. 感謝 Peggy、4th Element、H-ALL4U、 2012 春 的語句 !)、Angel 的可愛傻勁、勇哥的「快​​ 「邏 思」 4inLove 多年的支持和包容。6 7
    • Johnson Cherry 點解我會黎左 HALL 4!? 我都唔知點解。 另外 , 我很高興我 I’m a big sister in 11/F. My younger sisters果時 WAITING LIST 入黎佢同我講 HALL 4 有位,咁 能 當 CHEERING and brothers like to share their interesting我就入左 HALL 4 啦。 TEAM LEADER, stories with me. I usually become a wordy但係 , 依個咁簡單 GE 決定就改變左我好多… 帶著大家一起喊 mother who always pushes her youngYEAR 1 上 HALL 莊 , 識左一班好莊員 , 到宜家我依 SLOGAN, 我看著 children to study rather than play games然係咁認為 , 我真係好感謝你地俾咗我一個好回憶 , 大 家 喊 SLOGAN and facebook. The happiest moment我以 FOURTRESS 為榮 , 雖然途中係有不少波折 , 但 的時候 , 你們知道 for me is to hold hot pot gathering and係我地依然可以跨過去 !! 嗎 ? 你們每一個 sweet dessert gatherings. YEAR 2 做組爸 , 有一班「活塞藍奕邦」 人都很美 , 有的力竭聲嘶 , 有的連手腳也一起打氣的仔仔女女 , 個個都戇戇居居 , 好正。上 COUN- 了 , 你們每一個喊 SLOGAN 的樣子真的深深刻在我 Living in JCAC, I have my most supportiveCIL, 有一班好下莊 , 好開心佢地感情好好 , 又比我 的腦海中 , 多謝你們為我們、為 HALL 出了一分力 , teammates. I cherish the opportunity to地做得好 , 令 HALL 4 更有聲有色。 展現 HALL FOUR SPIRIT live and work with all my fellow girl tutors -- YEAR 3 做 TUTOR, 點 解 我 會 做 TUTOR? 就快要離開依個住左 3 年嘅家 , 真係有 D Crystal, Angel, Nancy and Kinki who are Peggy’s can be a book! She treats all the因為我真係好鍾意個 HALL, 我想為依個 HALL 貢獻 , 唔捨得 , 一幕幕嘅回憶真係係我腦海浮現出黎… 只 the most diligent, frank and funny girls in Academians as her sons and daughters.出一分力。 眾所周知 , 做 HALL 4 TUTOR 係唔容易 , 能說一句 : JCAC, 我想住既地方 ! the world! My fellow boy tutors also give It is her who tells us how to take care of就好似上多年莊咁 , 但係 , 我好 ENJOY! 我好鍾意 賽馬會群智堂,我地人材多籮籮 me endless care and support since the our Academians, how to organize activi-同大家一齊參加活動 , 好鍾意帶大家上下一心一齊 ACADEMIAN,EVERYONE IS GENIUS first day when I moved into JCAC. Many ties in hall, and most importantly how to嗌 SLOGAN, 好想為 HALL 出一分力爭取 PEK CUP! 博博博到盡,我地比賽博到盡 thanks to Larry, Yung, Zhi, Johnson and keep our Cornwall lion spirit in the rest of今年管果兩層都好正 , 一層就朱古力炒蛋 , 一層就 LET’S CHEER FOR HALL FOUR,CORNWALL Uncle Pong for including me as a family our life.涼茶會 , 今年嘅宿生都好正 , 明明動情夠過癮 , 好多 LIONS BEAT YOU ALL member even though sometimes I act謝你地俾左一個咁難忘嘅回憶我。 WO~ 我地就係 HALL FOUR! like a naughty and silly boy. I will move on with my proudest Cornwall lion spirit. If my experience in JCAC is an article, Angel Having been a Residence Tutor in JCAC for a whole year, I 親愛的同學們,我們再次迎來了炎炎夏日 am deeply impressed by the passion each member of the hall 的火熱陽光。我也很高興和大家度過了一 possesses. We are indeed like a family, in which every one of us 年愉快的宿舍生活。這一年中,幸虧有大 shares the happiness and tears, enjoys every moment we spent 家的支持和幫助,我的工作才會順利的進 together, and helps each other out whenever we can. Yes, this 行。也慶幸有大家的監督和鼓勵,修正了 is JCAC, and we are a group of diligent academians that are united. From Multi- 我每一點疏漏,也促進了我每一點進步。 cultural Journey to Disneyland Trip, every activity I was in charge of has earned 希望大家在接下來的日子裡攜手為JCAC your support and respect. I feel like being blessed. 的美好明天努力下去! Being part of Floor 66, part of Give Me Five, part of the cheering team of PEK Cup, one of Peggy’s RT, one of the eight tutors, I get to know each and everyone of you, my dearest kids and friends. JCAC, thank you for taking me on board! Nancy 8 9
    • We’re all in this together Hello! Academians!!My name is Chan Chui Fan Kinki. I am the new Staying here as a Residence Tutor for the second year, I am glad that I can still see, tutor of 9/F in the Semester B. JCAC is just likes my second family. I on the faces of our Academians, smiles that tell me how much they love JCAC. The feel warm and supported here. When I was in year 1, I started living smiles are simply but enormously encouraging to the RTs as these are indicators show- here and joined the Hall Ocamp. I had a wonderful hall life in my ing us that our hard work is worth it. floor and with my roommate –Monkey who has become my for- ever best friend. When I was in year 2, I became the blue house‘s This year has been fortuitously memorable. The RT team is plainly gorgeous. Everyone mother in Hall Ocamp. They have given me some amazing memo- in the team is supportive and caring, and the unity within the team is remarkable. I am ries. I really hope that “We’re all in this together” forever and ever. grateful that you all are willing to stay together for the betterment of JCAC no matter how late it is even when the tasks we are facing are tough. I enjoy working with you. Now, I am pleased that I can be the tutor of the 9/F. All the ladies are beautiful and cute in my heart =]. I wish all the ladies can love Meanwhile, I am really thankful for the love and support from my 7/F brotherhood, my and make a good friend with each other. Floor aside, I am hon- lovely 8/F and my 9/F girls. It is great to see that you had been actively participating ored to work with the Hall management team. I would like to ex- in hall activities; some of you even fight hard for us in Inter-hall competitions. The hap- tend my gratitude to my fellow tutors and Peggy from whom I’ve piness you gained from these activities was not only rewarding to yourself, but also to learnt a lot. me, and every other resident who seeks to develop a better JCAC. We’re all in this together. This line now means a lot to me. This represents the spirit of Kinki the hall. This was also the name of the song we sang in the Inter-hall Singing Contest. Joining this team of singers and dancers was undoubtedly the best part of my hall life. I still recall the words of invitation from Kinki – ‘I can guarantee you nothing but hap- piness’, and actually I had gained way more than that. It was lovely to see you all exerting all your efforts in each and every step and movement in the dance; it was delightful to smell the sense of belonging dispersing from the sweat you shed; it was gratifying to listen to you singing the song which speaks out our hall spirit...Vivian, John- son, Kinki, Jenny, Momo, Kh, Holly, Tom, Jason, Gordon, Becca, thank you for taking me as ‘together’. We’re all stars. We’re all in this together and this shows when we stand hand in hand make our dreams come true. I know in- side we can make it. Enjoy Hall life! Yung10 11
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    • Councilors Vivian 感謝宿生們一年來的信任和支持,讓我有機會為hall4 繼續效力,在和FOR U分享經驗的同時也見證了他們 的努力和付出,創造了BEFOUR-U。最開心是可以和 其他11位councilor繼續共事,延續我們BEFOUR的傳 Fold 奇,辛苦各位“家人”了。願每個宿生在hall4過得愉 多謝ForU一年來為宿生搞活動落心落力 快^^hall4鴻福齊天! ! ! !哇哈哈哈 多謝各位councilors, tutors 付出的努力 好多謝每位有份參與既宿生們 Holly 無論係比賽,cheering,gathering...etc 由BeFour走到councilor,這兩年來收穫了許許多多 有你地既參與, 活動變得更有意義 的感動和愛。又是一屆走過,看著現在獨當一面出色 希望各位Academians 繼續努力, 繼續為hall4 做 的ForU,感慨萬千。當初為新莊著急落淚,如今卻是 到最好 看到他們的成就喜極而泣;因為知道,hall4的精神正 在被這幫志同道合的夥伴傳延下去。謝謝ForU一年的 Gordon 辛苦付出和無私奉獻,衷心祝願這份對Hall4共同的 傍晚,好味廚旁有一少年,一老人。 愛可以如此一年年承繼不斷。最後,愛BeFour,愛 少年問:「宿舍之大,該當以何為首?」老人笑 ForU,愛Hall4!>< 曰:「天下之道,在於英豪。宿舍之首該決於群智 所在。」 Boris 少年又問:「天下何人能勝群智評議員一職。」老 做councilor既原因無非係想盡我所能, 繼續為hall服 人答﹕「具過人見識、心向群智之人即可。」 務。由幹事會到評議員, 睇住hall一路一路發展, hall 少年再問:「評議員之多寡又當何如?」老人微 management team無私地不斷付出, 宿生們由被動 笑:「何謂『多』『少』矣?」 變主動, 一切一切都感受良多。長江後浪推前浪, 希望 少年答:「多少者決於定量。」 下屆既莊會繼續努力, 比我地做得更好, 為hall4寫下 老人大笑,曰:「非也!多者,庸庸碌碌之輩,一 更輝煌一頁。在此多謝同我一齊奮鬥左兩年既戰友們: 人亦為多。少者,見識超凡之輩,百人亦為少。」 you guys are the best! 少年思之,老人又語:「今群智皆集於此,福矣! 」 Kaho 先生何許人也?」老 少年見老人見識超群:忙問「​​ 擔任評議員只是想為hall4作出自己最大的貢獻:將寳 人不答,含笑而去。 貴的上莊經驗傳下去。而我的付出遠遠都不及宿生幹 事會及tutor們在這年辛勤的付出,所以在這向他們表 少年不知此老人已年過八十,何氏,群智人矣。 示萬分敬意。還有希望下年的hall4可以更進一步,把Daphne (Chairlady) hall4精神傳遍所有hall。Its good to pass our experience to the new residents association. Hope the spirit of unity would lastforever! ChiangMany thanks to another 11 councillors. Love u all 雖然Councilor可能是一個微不足道的角色,但我只希 望用小小的力量貢獻Hall4,把過去一年上莊的沙石剔Edison (Vice Chairman) 除,為FOUR U、宿生們帶來美好的回憶。藉此機會多在這一年內,看著幹事會的成長,也深感安慰,正所謂十年樹木,百年樹人。賽馬會群智堂歷年人才輩出,乃是賽馬會群智堂之福氣。賽馬會群智堂得以發光發亮,全因舍監、宿舍導師和宿生會之合作,望美好的傳統繼續傳承, 謝每位戰友送我每個難忘的晚上:P來年幹事會搖身一變成為了評議員,把經驗、知識和愛傳遍賽馬會群智堂每一個角落。 期望各位把Hall4文化繼續傳承,讓所有宿生有一個更呀!這就是愛呀! 美滿的Hall Life,令Hall4繼續茁壯成長。Ryan Jenny我最初惶恐的在普選中當上了評議員,爲了不負宿生們的期望,我盡力在為幹事會的成長中貢獻自己的綿薄之力。 Befour出身,為了可以繼續服務我熱愛的群智堂,因而現在,我深深為幹事會能虛心聽取評議員的建議並開拓創新而欣慰, 也為幹事會對群智堂無私付出的精神所感 此我選擇競選評議員,可以將自己上莊一年來積累的動,而我也能算安心接受評議員這莫大的頭銜了。同時也真心想對其他11位評議員說:你們辛苦了! 經驗與下莊分享,同時為了保障宿生利益盡職監督宿Becca 生會。一年來,見到他們有自己的想法自己的創意膽看到ForU就好像看到當年的我們, 好開心每年都有這樣的一幫人, 全心全意的愛著Hall4, 為了更好的Hall life而努力, 識,不停努力改善活動方案提高服務質素,讓我明白we love Hall4! 自己和另外十一名評議員,以及ForU,這一年的付出 是不負所望的!望群智堂來年人才輩出,獅子精神薪 火相傳!14 15
    • Wonderland by Chayton Yao Binary The first in JCAC is a beautiful place, it has many nice academians they make here a wonderfulplace to live and study, their decoration and behaviors will let you know how this good place is. Living comments from academians 2/F Binary can be called as an international floor as there are a lot ofFloor tutor international students who live in this floor. They come from America, France,Cherish your stay in JCAC, and make your life extraordinary! --------Ar Zhi Germany, Taiwan etc. Although we have different culture and habits, we can102A still stick together and understand each other and try to learn from each other.It’s very great, I love my roommate he is so cool, plus he is never ever here, I only don’t like 12am We have fun in the floor gathering although we may not meet all the floor-matecurfew, it really sunk but everything else is perfect. ---------Jason Montgomery at the same time. Without residence tutor living in this floor, we still have our102B fantastic hall lives like the others. During the Floor Decoration, we work together The people living here are so nice that help me for the study and share joys with me this year. I’m as a team aiming at the champion. When others need help, we always like toso happy to live in hall4. ---------Andrew Yu give our hands. Being one of the Binary makes our hall live wonderful.I think, my living in hall is quiet and comfortable. I can study and living here. ---------Edison103B Hall4 is a place with many enthusiasm and energetic academia. ---------TSHNG MAN TIK, DAVIE104A The residence is like my home. ---------Derek Home without relatives. ---------Shayne105AHappy JCAC life!! As an RA member, everything hand is worth it! ---------Johnny Living condition is good and comfortable, I enjoy living here. ---------Zhu Renjie105B To me, hall life brings me a lot of different friends such as locals, international and mainlanderswhat I believe can make my life more colorful. ----------Kant Chan106AI’m happy here, clean, quiet, everything is OK. ----------Dave107AAll round development, have fun, have more friends. ---------Samuel107BThe culture of hall can let me feel comfortable. Because there are many nice people evenother floor mates. So I am enjoying being here.----------Ben Chan108BI have a family in Hong Kong, it lies in JCAC! ----------Joe Zhang JCAC is one very important part in my life, I live here, eat here, study here, make friends here.Yeah, here is also one part of my body in my blood. -----------Yao Chenpeng From the above comment, I believe you will have a better understanding on the first floor life in by Stella LiJCAC, and actually the first floor life is also our unforgettable memory in university life forever. 16 17
    • Tri-Angels Big4 by Hilda Ng & Alex Fong Wow!!! 我地係四樓嘅 BIG 4!! 短短一 Floor name-A? 年裡面,我地創造左無限個回憶;憑 During the floor decoration, Tutor Johnson and“Tri-Angels” is our floor name. 住 Floor dec 嘅四樓魔法奇幻旅程、 the five floor representatives came up with cook com 嘅朱古力炒蛋同 sing con the idea of role-playing Harry Potter. Then four“Tri” = 3/F 嘅死啦青春痘等等成功 " 一夜成名 "...... 相信呢 d 都係 Hall 4 嘅 集體 ( 取 representatives became the department head“Angels” = 3/F is a girls’ floor. of Hogwarts school. And Johnson honored four 笑 ) 回憶! of us with the floor name"Big 4".All angels here are very gentle and sweet. 仲有一個月就要搬走,最令人頭痛嘅They enjoy cooking, so they are one of the winners of Inter-floor Cooking 唔 係 點 搬 走 d 行 李, 而 係 點 收 拾 對 Any funny thing onCompetition. BIG 4、對 Hall 4 嘅情感同回憶 .... 希 the floor?@0@ 望 大 家 會 記 得 BIG 4, 記 得 我 地 係 All of us are active. They enjoy having meal in 2011-2012 Hall 4 最 癲 最 喪 嘅 樓 層 BIG 4!! But girls are quite Common Room and then wild on this floor. They share their stories with others. People on the floor? speak foul language We got tons of cool people quite often. And we They are considerate, so here. Hilda and Bobo are have floor gathering they are attentive to keep a pair of joke makers. They bi-weekly. Every c o m m o n a re a n e a t a n d always make the atmosphere time we plan to do tidy. Therefore they have got war m and motivate others something special for prize in Inter-floor Cleanliness with their gags. Ken, Fabio the gathering ends Competition and Aaron are great cook. up with typical sweet They are fresh and energetic Alex is a master of beer and soup gathering. because half of them are first spicy food. We always help year to university. each others in floor events.If you have come to our floor, you may see we have posted our name andstation on our door. The station shows the feature of our own culture, as likeas Tin Shui Wai from Hong Kong, “Xihu” from Hangzhou, and Donut from US.Relations between Angels are very harmonious even they come from differentplaces and enjoy to live together at 3/F. 18 19
    • 601B Five Floor Floor 66 C 溫暖的 herry: H 避風港 all 就 像 一個 家, 是 交 換生 by all Academians of 6th Floor , 每一个 6 樓 love Floor 66 60 1A Angel:I 我不是大肉蟲 ~ 的 baby~~ 而 的孩子都是我 心 601B Becca: I love 602A Wo 最開 Hall4!! ody: all4 層 Hall 4 的 住 H 進入同 環境很 恆: 意 溫 馨, 希 6 02B 可 以 隨 寂 寞! 望每一 於 永不 位 Hallm 莫 過 聊天, 能心想事 ate 都 友 房朋 入這個大家 成, 融 庭 603 咁多 A Go r 最 鍾 地方 don: , 去 : 住 Cu 意 嘅 咁多文 過 604B 聰 ltur 就係 化 e! 陣, 係 AB , hall 果 到 C mon 見 603B com 粗 豪 好多人 煮公仔麵 係一 :H arm 呀 ! 個最 真係好 w 嘅 H 正 最 all4 a 熱鬧 muc ll , I lo v e h^^ it s o 605A Jim : 604A Chris: 其 實 住 "HALL 4, Hall 短短兩個月可以 我想住嘅地 參 加 hall 的 活 動 ( 籃 方" 球 比 賽 &sing con) ,自已覺得好開心, 所 它有 因為 因 好 有 歸 屬 感,JCAC 不僅 施, 更 的, , is the best ! 特別 多 元 的 設 的氛圍 ll 4 是 , 最 暖 , 溫 ——它是 , s : Ha 動 n 最 una 的活 mia 60 7B L 最 豐 富 Acade 最特别的 。 604A all 中 情的 Hall 4 是 想念的家 有 H 有最熱 就會 F 我 的 rancis: 裡 。 以 所 為這 的回憶 ,離開了 大 謝 謝 學 生 活 謝 謝 JC 好 開 最美 不想離 變 A 就 room Hallma 得 充 實 圓 C 給 608A Au Shan:JCAC, 一 住過 活, 來 ate 帶 te, fl 舍生 莫 逆 U相 來的 o o r m 滿。 個好熱血、團結的 Hall! 在每 年宿 , 亦 有 識 at 予的幫 的 老 鄉 T 歡樂!謝謝 e 和 次 比 賽 時, 大 家 一 齊 喊 叫 的 Jeff rey :三 交 泛之 生 助! utor 宿舍 Ange 在返 slogan 都 給 我 一 種 熱 血 團 結 6 05A , 有 泛 享受 l 的給 的 感 覺, 希 望 Hall 4 這 隻 紅 匆 匆 好好 之 . 60 6B Ci ss 去 個, y :I t’s all . 獅的精神可以繼續感染每一個 之交 是 哪 一 ab ou t wa rm th an d 不 論 群智堂的 Hall4 人 共勉 relaxation! ndy: 在 活. 608A We 很 快 樂。 很 精 彩, 602B Marco 開心 ! 好玩 ! : Year1 過 得 ster,Hall tutor, 608 感 謝 Hall ma 一年間的 感覺 B Kat all 莊以及 各宿生在 多采。 溫 y Ha 、 馨 :Ha H Hall4 生活多姿 607 B 的回 ll4 的 。 即將 ll4 給 合作,令 越做越好 , 607A 阿 雯 : Hall4 Aca Holly: 憶。 生活將 告別 了 我 家 ll4 在 將 來 預 祝 Ha 及福利給大 家! 好 warm 啊 , 我 好 鄉 的 demia Hall 4 精 成為 大學 我人 生活 的 n 帶更多歡樂 鍾 意 Hall4 啊 , 我 我想 溫 暖 與 s 給了我 神 和 生美 。 認真 感 好想 return 啊 ~ 守護 動。 它 在異 麗 的家 是個 。20 21
    • 777 8lourfulw e named our floor as “777”, that is the lucky 7s because we all feel lucky meeting each other in the same hall on the same floor. Each and every resident living on the 8th floor has an interesting story to tell; their dreams, theirThe floor had become a platform for each of us to experiences, their lives.nurture friendship and even brotherhood with eachother. On this floor, we worked hard; we chatted; 8th floor was named 8lourful this year. The residents came up with this idea as they hope every residentwe shared our lives; we pursued our dream. will have a richly colorful life. Like the many colors on a palette, each resident on the 8th floor represents a color. They are each unique in their own ways but they join hands to paint a masterpiece. It might beThis floor contained residents from various a very quiet floor, but they enjoy each other’s presence very much. Friendly faces and hellos along thebackgrounds. We had among us all sorts of local corridor often make their hearts lighter despite the stressfulness in daily lives. The few but enjoyablestudents admitted to this university by difference floor gatherings are the best part of all! The residents find it really nice to eat from the same pot withmeans. We also had non-local students from the students from other parts of the world at hot pot gatherings. The decorations on the floor are simply butmainland China, Taiwan, European and Asian vastly meaningful. Residents took time to write down their dream vacation spots and the unforgettableexchange students. experiences they had during vacations. Everyday residents are reminded and motivated to strive for the chance to be able to visit their dream places one day. 8flourful is indeed a dreams-filled floor!Despite the difference in terms of cultural andacademic backgrounds, we found a common Residents on the 8th floor took energy saving seriously. The lights in the common rooms are constantlylanguage, a medium that pulled us together. This common language is drinking. Trying switched off when the room is not in used. The residents’ discipline has won them the first place in theout new beers from around the world, tasting wine and telling good ones from bad energy-saving competition and the residents are really proud of this achievement.ones, sharing whiskey, rum, and all other sorts of alcoholic drinks had made a life tomany on this floor. Of course, what was more important was the chat behind. Throughthe chat, we know each other better and understand our difference more.Lets sit down together and enjoy a great night of chat here.22 23
    • Go for LifeHaving lived in Hall 4 for almost two 十萬伏特years, I have great fun here. And Ihave gained a lot through being afloor representative. At a glance on the 10th floor of Jockey Club Academy Hall, one could immediately see the I was the floor representative of the cordial welcome conveyed by the colorful cardboard pieces placed either in front of the liftsninth floor last semester. I organized or floating in the vicinity of the corridor. Those colorful cardboard pieces were cut accordingand arranged “sweet soup to the Pokemon characters of the Japanese Manga by the residents of the 10th floor.gathering” on a weekly basis. During Concurrently, some of they are also cute-looking that could make them anyone’s favorite.the gatherings, floor mates would Also, the characters put were chosen in accordance to the 10th floor’s theme, “Thunderbolt”.eat, chat and meet each other, In addition to the existing impeccably warm welcome that is “visible”, the warmness providedwhich I think helps a lot in building by the residents of the 10th floor is also on par, especially the one exuded by the 10th floorup friendship among floor mates. Residence Tutor, Mr. Larry Lo who has given a lot of tendered care to the residents of hisSometimes it’d be quite hard to hold floor. He likes to go out for a dinner with the residents on his floor, mutually talking andgatherings. Like I needed to think of sharing his valuable experiences while at the same time giving ample advice to those who seek them. While 10th floor remains welcoming, it is also very lively; not during the day, butwhat to eat, what most floor mates during when the daylight is out. At any time during the night, one could hear the screechingpreferred and so on. However, I and ear-breaking female scream given out that you would never forget or the sound ofwas not alone as other floor mates footsteps of people chasing each other around in the corridor trying to chase someone oro f f e r e d h e l p . L a s t D e c e m b e r, I the sound of someone singing. Sometimes, you could also see the residents gathering inheld a Christmas Party in 9/F common room. Floor mates were eager to help decorate the common room having hotpot or cooking food together merrily or joking around whilecommon room, buy gifts and suggest what to eat. We all had fun in the Party. watching the television.I’d say I have met a lot of friends through organizing gatherings. And it’s glad to see 10th floor is like no other floor, it is the most excellent.people enjoy gatherings that I held. Being the floor representative is a nice experiencethat paints my hall life. Before moving in to hall4, whenever it came to the question why we have to live in dormitory, I would say, well, we can rush down to the campus and therefore sleep more. But after experiencing hall life in this academic year, my answer to it has been changed. Hall life lets me know so many more friends from different nationalities and disciplines, makes me lear n to take care of myself and people around me, and more importantly, has colored my university life. Our floor, 9 for life, is a floor filled with energetic and sweet girls. Our halltutor, Kinki, sings like an angel. Suki is a TV drama fan who likes watching TV in commonroom. Katie is a pretty girl with sweet smile. Jenny is talkative and energetic all the time.Ming is tall and yet very cute. Ballchi, I like the way she laughs because it somehowmakes me laugh too. Lai Lai plays sports more than brilliantly. Fish, I like the way we shareour food. Tracy, you are beautiful no matter with long or short, straight or curly hair. Somany more which cannot be mentioned in here, but I love you all, I really do! Reported by Margaret and Kayee24 25
    • SpringOne Thousand and One NightsIt is a fairyland where lovely fairiesand beautiful princesses live; it is apeculiar world where cool soccerplayers and smart artists live. Livingin 11th floor is so happy and warmthat seems to live in the fairy tales.The shinning white and blueribbons just like Alice’s rabbit leadyou into a wonderland. When youopen any door, you will find storiesbehind, special and beautiful. Thefantastic hall life in the 11 floor isso nice that any resident who liveshere does not want to stop it, justlike the king who insists on listeningto the stories in one thousand andone nights.The atmosphere of this fairylandis friendly and warm. When weencounter some worrisome thingsoutside, hall is a perfect shelter andfloormates are one of the strongestsupports. When we feel lonely, ourkeen floormates will accompanyus. When we are sick, our keenfloormates will take care of useven cook congee for us. Whenwe are in a dilemma, our smarttutor and keen floormates will chatwith us and help us make a betterdecision. Never feel lonely, neverfeel bored. Friendships between allthe floormates warm others andourselves. The activities in this fairylandis funny and diverse. In non-regular floor gathering, we trieddifferent food: Hong Kong style Join us in the Halltong sui, Hunan home style dishes,western dessert and so on. Because of friendship and communication, the food was tastedmore delicious. Sometimes, there are exciting shouts in the common room. That may be ourgame amateurs communicating via video games, or may be several friends exchanging thesecrets. Here, in the fairyland, we can enjoy our private time as well as gathering time with our Spring, the beginning of every year, the first seasonfloormates. of all. In this part of Spring, please “Join us in theOur cute tutor Cherry and the fellow floormates are all magical magicians, making the hall lifeso colorful and unforgettable. The beautiful memory and life experience in the fairyland will not Hall” to experience what is like to experience fresh-only be kept in our mind but also in one thousand and one nights. We are the wonderful fairy ness, and what is it like to be a new Academian!tale in JCAC!!! 26 27
    • Orientation Camp Boris 陳大河紅燊 Ocamp 進一步加強左我對 hall 既歸屬感, 見到 D 仔女由乜都唔識 freshmen 一個入黎 hall 度,見到佢地識到朋友 代表 hall 去比賽, Rocky 藍洋依馬打 去 high table even 上 hall 莊 攪 活 動, 好 好 開 心, 覺 得 hall 4 好 團 結, 個 個 似見返一年前既自己 希望 cornwall lion 既 ACADEMIANS 都好有歸屬感,好似 精神可以一代代傳落去 !! 一家人咁齊心咁 warm!! Jim 沙嗲黃老吉 我係 2011 年 Hall Ocamp 既黃組沙嗲黃老吉既組 爸阿 Jim,可以係 hall4 做組爸其實好開心,好幸 運有一班好好玩既組仔女。HALL O 真係好開心, Edison 綠尾巴菲特 可以同班組仔組女一齊,又成日見到,就好似屋企 見到一班組仔組女慢慢長大,我真 人咁,又開心又感動 !! 係好開心 !! 綠尾巴,七隻哈,哈哈 哈哈哈哈哈 !!28 29
    • Ninepin Island Trip by Angel Edited by Eric Wan N ot for this trip to the Ninepin Island on the 17 September 2011, an isolated yet marvelous island group located in the North-west of Hong Kong, we wouldn’tMid-autumn Festival know JCAC offers all the residents such amazing experience of hiking and sight- by Angel Liu seeing. Edited by Eric Wan Early in the morning, we got onto our cruise from TST, and began our unforgettableIt has always been the most interesting and meaningful event for the journey. The sun was shining in the happiest way and bringing to the earth its mostexchange students, as this is their first inter-hall activity... gorgeous lighting. Listening to the sound of the cruise sailing ahead and the waterT he Mid-autumn Festival celebration was jointly organized by all the halls in the padding upon the edge of the cruise, we couldn’t help but to take pictures of all the student residence area. During the celebration, food, puzzles, games and lanterns views on board. On the far end, there were the islands. The group of islands looked so can be seen all over the Multi-function Hall A. isolated, with large amount of stones hanging right at the edge of the cliffs. The only way to get onto the island is to jump down from the cruise into a tiny little boat, and sailIt has always been the most interesting and meaningful event for the exchange all the way to the only entrance of the island at the cliff.students, as this is their first inter-hall activity, as well as their first-time experience tocelebrate a traditional festival other than those of their own country. This year at theJCAC counter, exchange students were particularly fascinated by the balloons and Luckily, we all had a wonderful sea-food lunch at the beach before we got to knowface-painting games. that we were heading towards such a difficult task. After putting on safety suits, we“Come on! Try out our Chinese opera face-painting! It is worth your time staying with us waited to jump into the little boats one by one. It was rewarding to go onto the island,for the next half an hour!” Angel Yap, with a lot of face-painting pencils shouted around. even after spending so much effort. The view on the island is absolutely fantastic. On“Come and have a look at our pictures. Pick one as your favorite; and we will help the far end, there was the bluest sky you could ever imagine. Closer to us, the seayou to draw it onto your face!” Vivian Huang said to one of the exchange students. waves sparkled and shined below our feet. Standing on the hardest rocks, we even“Or maybe, do you want to learn making balloon cats and balloon dogs?” William took a picture lining up in the big shape of “4”.Guanawan grabbed Michael, a Polish student who found the event exciting andfabulous to him. How tired were we after a whole-day sailing and hiking? Well…”extremely” is the most O ne hour later, exchange students from the States, UK, Poland, France, Australia and Sweden found themselves wearing a face like appropriate word to use. Although we all fell asleep on the way back on the cruise, the sound of the water padding the edge of our cruise still brought about the most beautiful music on earth. Chinese opera performers. “What an amazing evening with all the residents of JCAC at their counter! I am going to wear this cool face out to LKF!” said the last visitor of JCAC counter. His vote is essentially the last vote of the night, and rendered the JCAC performance awarded! Hurray! We won! Again, JCAC began the favorite hall of the year in the Mid-autumn Festival!30 31
    • Multi-cultural Journey High Table Dinner Sem A by Whisky Liu by Momo Edited by Michael Lau Edited by Eric Wan E Here came the Multi-cultural Journey! Being very hall in the residence holds high table dinner annually but excited and curious, I went back quite early Hall 4 makes it special by holding it twice in a year. We have to our hall to join this banquet! The Festival is different themes and dress codes for the dinners. The one in an activity of our Hall this year which aimed at Semester A is more formal as we could see ladies and gentlements promoting mutual cultural communications. dressed like business executives. The theme of the high-table-dinner Different floors had different themes of countries, in this year is FIRE, whose Chinese name is “ 火樹銀花”. and each floor would provide special food from a country or area. There was a competition among them. With such distinct activities and The decoration perfectly matched the theme. A large and beautiful such a good chance to feast my stomach, I water painting hanging outside welcomed all the participants. The had no reason to miss this Festival! Well, let’s get moving! shining flowers hung in the ceiling were glittery stars in the darkest sky. The stage was also decorated by other shining stuff. It seemed like As we knew, although all 11 floors wereinvolved in the activity, the food was a ‘scarce resources’. How can we try all kinds of food on all the floors? Some there was fire on the stage which was grand and wonderful.suggested me start from the top floor so I could eat all way along to the bottom one! For I could not find any sense inthis funny theory, I followed the ‘normal’ way from the bottom to the top. (I joke ^ ^) High Table dinner is an event which can represent our special ABC Our first destination was Australia! As we went into the common room, the host friendly welcomed us and treated us culture the best. The honorable guest, Dr. Cheung Chor Yung gavewith some featured snacks. After tasting the delicious food, we were asked to answer some easy but funny questions us a great speech on how to deal with problems in our study andon the culture of their country. Although in fact we made a lot of wild guesses in this ‘quiz’, unbelievably we got agood mark and some bonus snacks. hall life, which helped the residents achieve academic excellence, cultivate academians interests, as well as have a harmony hall life.Having tasted the benefits, we rushed to the second floor to seek the next tasty. The theme was Shang Hai andthe hosts were my friend, Fanny and Bo Bo, and some of their friends. All of them were friendly and cute. The roomwas full of things. There were numbers of strings across the room and stripes of papers were attached to the strings Then the preformance section did represent the “C”(Communitywith Chinese characters on. Guess what! Those were riddles! As for food, the hosts had prepared Bao Zi (Chinese Citizenship), because the residents from different areas all came tobun), dumplings and Shao Mai (a kind of dim sum), which was my favorite. It seemed hard to have a bite on anyof them because guests had to find out the answers of the riddles and learn to speak the name of these snack in the stage to show their talent. Vivian from mainland China sang withShanghainese before they could taste the food. My friend who came with me was good at playing riddles, but I ‘Fat guy’, a local resident. Gage, from Australia and a South Koreawould rather be quiet. (I did not eat much) resident played guitar. Bringing the event to an end, a group of The next one was Hong Kong and the food was dessert. Among them I really love red bean porridges, which were students preformed a very creative dance. In spite of the diversity ofsweet and warm like Hong Kong people. The fourth floor was Korea. We were provided with spicy rice cakes and an people, culture, and language, all the residents can respect and liveinteresting game – kicking shuttlecock. It was a common game among Korean kids, and it was almost a featured happily with each other in Hall 4, where, to some degree, is a realactivity in East Asia. After tasting the Korean kind of spice, we moved on to the next one, a different kind of spice in home for most Academians.Pakistan! Ali kindly introduced the Pakistani snack, one of which was very hot! We also had a strange looking foodwhich was a rubbery sweet, and was fairly sweet. And, further, another kind of spice was tasted at the tenth floor withthe theme of Malaysia. The food was quite nice and the lucky draw section was always theI did not miss the rest: Poland, America, Sweden and Denmark. On the eleventh floor, the Danish host introduced a most exciting.unique snack from their country - Frikadeller. It was a flat, pan-fried dumpling stuffed with minced meat, which was Tonight was a great night for the residents to enjoy the meal, to learnmade of pork, beef, oatmeal, egg, milk, onion, pepper, garlic and plenty of other things. So many ingredients madea special and unforgettable taste! the ways to establish themselve in our society, to know new friends, and to enjoy themselves. The activity ended with my full stomach. Oh wait! This was not theend. The winner of competition of the best floor for which was thebest one had not been released. All of us crowded on the groundfloor lobby, nervous and excited, waiting for the result.” The third is ---------Australia!!!” "The second is-------Malaysia! andShanghai” Screaming was all over the place!“And the champian is-------------guess what?" “It’s-----Pakistan”Clapping and screaming busted out again, “congratulations” wasflying everywhere. Hugging and photographing filled the lobby tilllong.This was one of my beautiful memory in hall 4 life. I love Hall 4! 32 33
    • High Table Dinner Academians Night Sem B by Momo Edited by Angel Liu Sem A by MomoI t is a season of flower blooming. It is a season for all Academians to celebrate the 8th birthday Editor: Eric Wan of JCAC.O n March 25, Academ i a ns,together with our hall master, Mrs.Peggy Wong , as well as otherhonorable guests participated ina grand birthday party of JCACin Multi-function Hall A. The themeof the party was “hundreds ofhappiness”, referring to a shareof happiness with all participantsregardless of their nationality,gender or age. Huge and colorfulbackground painting, echoinglovely color balls hang down from The Academians’ Night is a half-yearly activity organized by the RTs and RAs at the start of eachthe ceiling, made the party full of energy yet elegant. semester A, to provide an opportunity for all residents to make new friends and enjoy their hall lives. The residents were divided into groups compring both old and new residents. Although theyAfter a brief opening statement made by three well-dressed hosts, the honorable guest - came from all over the world and spoke different languages, they had came together as one and sharedCaptain Lee Kwok Wing - gave us a very interesting speech about communication skills. The the same identity as Academians from Hall 4.Academians learned useful skills through several funny stories. The speech did bring a lot ofthoughts and joy to the Academians. The first game was “Give Me What I Want” which required teamwork and contribution from all members of a group. Everyone had fun throughout this game. They talked and laughed while trying their best to win. In a relaxing atmosphere, the residents started to bond. The video made by the 7th Residents’ Association was fascinating and touching, Then came a feast serving traditional Chinese dishes (tea eggs) , typical Hong Kong presenting vivid and veridical hall life. From dishes(fishballs), Western dishes (pizzas and sandwiches) and desserts. Most of the them were prepared by the snooker room to the computer room, the tutors and helpers. The food was so delicious that the residents finished every bit of it. from the common room to the laundry room, The games resumed after the dinner. “Seven Hands and Eight Feet” was the perfect game for every single clip in the video reminded the the Academians to showcase their creativity. The groups came up with all kinds of postures to achieve the Academians of their own unforgettable hall tasks: one carrying up another, one standing with his own hands, puting one’s feet onto another’s. life. We memorized that in the warm family of JCAC, everyone shared the happy time. At the The last was “Getting the Chair”, an exciting game to end of the video, the dancing Academians both the devoted participants and the amused spectators. At the formed four Chinese characters “ 生 日 快 樂 beginning, the participants were hesitant with their moves. As the circle became smaller, intensifying the competition, they began to run (Happy Birthday)”, showing their gratefulness quicker. towards all the memorable moments brought to them by JCAC. The fantastic evening was wrapped up by the Lucky Draw. The fancy gifts made this session the favourite among the Academians.The performances were also wonderful, bringing unforgettable memories. It was a real audio During this joyous night, laughters and warmth filled thefeast to hear the beautiful voice of Kinki and Vivian with the melodious piano accompaniment. whole Multi-Functional Room A. The residents made new friends andThe dancing performed by the 7th Residents’ Association made the party dynamic and alive. learned about Hall 4. It had been an unforgettable experience forFinally, lucky draw brought the dinner to an end, yet brought it to the best of the time. everyone.Happy Birthday, JCAC!! Thank you for giving all of us, the Academians, so many unforgettablehappy memories!34 35
    • Academians Night Summer Sem B By Creami Tsui Editor: Angel Liu 上學期完滿結束,新的學期又隨之展開,Hall 4 亦難免有輕微的變動。 在跟某些遷出的宿生道別的同時,我們亦忙於歡迎新遷入的宿生。到了一個 全新的環境,人難免會感到一點慌張、一點惶惑、一點不知所措,為了讓新 的宿生們都能盡快適應Hall 4這個新環境,多認識新朋友,並感受到Hall 4 熱 鬧融洽的氣氛,宿生會的幹事們就於2012年1月19日晚上,在Multi-function Hall A舉辦了一次Academians Night。 首個暖身遊戲就是Speed Dating,女生們圍一個圈,男生在外也圍一個 圈,音樂停的時候就要跟旁邊的人交談。經過幾個回合,現場的氣氛瞬即變 得熱鬧起來。幹事會的成員亦很體貼地為宿生們提供了薄餅和飲料,在飽餐 一頓以後,還有更多好玩的遊戲呢!例如「人肉漢堡包」,宿生們的背上被 貼上了代表不同食材的貼紙,他們必需把各種食材都集齊,才能組成一個完 整漢堡包呢!接下來是「森林大火」的遊戲,宿生們一時要蹲下來扮松樹, 一時要站起來扮樹,跑來跑去,大家都玩得不亦樂乎。最後的遊戲,亦是最 刺激的遊戲,那就是「爭凳仔」了,為了爭得一席位,宿生們都戰戰兢兢地 繞著椅子轉圈,誰也不敢鬆懈半秒呢! 是次Academians’ Night,最後就在此起彼落的歡笑聲中落幕了。 Competitions In this part, competitions, both within JCAC and between an- other hall and JCAC, will bring you to a season like summer: sunshine, sweats and tears, energy, team spirit, and most im- portantly, endeavour!36 37
    • Floor Decoration Competition Cooking Competition by Joe ZhanThe Floor Decoration Competition was held at the Edited by Lawrence Lau 賽馬會群智堂之廚神大賽end of September, which was a wonderful journey The theme of Floor 6 was “Route 66”, thefor all Academians. famous “Mother Road” of the USA. All items 有多少人的夢想是吃遍天下美食, thBefore the judging and voting period (9 Sep, 2011), related to the road includ- 品味各色佳餚呢?又有多少幸福的人渴望each floor had been given 2 weeks to decorate. ing gas stations and 吃到新奇獨特的大餐呢?同樣,擅長烹飪All floors were decorated according to the main traffic lights were used 的各位大廚們,又​​ 何嘗不想讓大家品嚐到theme of“Journey”. The total budget for each floor in their decoration. 自己的高超手藝?was limited to $100 for the sake of environmental The rest of the floors im- 於是,賽馬會群智堂舉辦的廚神大friendliness. Despite the tight budget, every floor pressed the audience 賽橫空出世!spent great efforts to turn their ideas into reality. with their own innovative 這次大賽給各位大廚們提供了一個It was an honor that we had 3 ex- Resi- ideas: the hand-painted 相互交流烹飪技巧,展現自己興趣品位的dence Tutors to be our judges, includ- national flag, the stars and 舞台,更重要的是給各位人提供了一個大ing ex-Chief Residence Tutor, Gabriel night sky of Floor 5, the 飽眼福與口福的良機啊。Ho. The assessment was based on rainbows of Floor 1 and 2012 年 2 月 15 號 晚 上 的 Mult-the criteria of artistry, environmental 7 , the catchy slogan of function Hall A, 燈火通明,人頭攢動,老遠就可以聞到的香味洩露了是次的主題,friendliness, creativity, “we are binary” of Floor 平時懶得不願下樓的宅男宅女們也都爭相下來一探究竟。美食,果然是economical, relevance 2…… All floor represen- 人類永恆不變的主題和追求啊,…^_^to the theme and partici- tatives tried their bestpation. Judges also asked with great enthusiasm toquestions regarding the earn votes.participationof residentsto assist their by Chayton Yaoassessment. Edited by Creami TsuiThe voting ofresidents ac-counted into the 八點半,廚神大賽正式開始, 每個樓層都有兩道色味俱佳 的 美 味 呈 到 桌 上。 大final score. Presen- 廚們更輪番上台,介紹自己的作品和背後的故事,給那些佳餚增添了深厚的底蘊。當然了哦,tations from repre- sentatives of 最重要的就是試吃和投票環節了! !每位 Hall 4 的宿生都可以前來試吃,所以你懂得,圍each floor were made before the voting. 著桌子吃一圈又一圈之後,終於露出了再也吃不下的滿足笑容,此等口福實在令人難以忘懷 Finally, the champion 啊。最後,大家戀戀不捨地投了票,選出自己喜歡的菜餚。The presentations of Floors 4 and 6 were the high- was Floor 9, while Floor 最後呢,大賽結果揭曉,lights of the night. Floor 4 came up with the slogan 4 and Floor 5 were the 第六層獲得了第一名和最受歡迎獎;of “Big 4” and the theme of “Magic Journey”. They 1st and 2nd runners-up re- 第三層獲得了第二名;decorated the floor with photos of Harry Potter spectively. Though there were only 3 winners, 第九層獲得了第三名。movie. Each resident was assigned to a college in the experience was a wonderful journey for 向他們表示祝賀!並期待著下一年的廚神大賽哦,各位!Hogwarts, Harry’s magic school. The residents even all. Everyone’s hard work paid off in beautify-assigned Gabriel Ho to the JCAC, a college that ing our home, JCAC.they created for him. 38 39
    • Singing Contest by Creami Tsui Inter-hall Aquatic Edited by Angel Liu by Zhu Renjie Edited by Michael Lau The annual Prof. Edmund Ko Cup Aquatic Meet was held on the Septem- ber 24, 2010. The cheer- ing teams on the side of CityU’s swimming pool, holding different appli- ances, cheered for our 四年一閏的二月廿九日是個特別的日子,當晚 Hall4 在 Multi-function hall master swimmers in highA 舉辦了一年一度的歌唱比賽,並把主題定為”Sing 戰”。報名參加表演的參賽 spirits. As soon as the competition in the swimming pool began, another competi-者 / 團體數目達到四十三個之多,分個人及團體兩個種類。而評判則由曾為超級巨聲參賽者指導歌唱技巧的戴晶兒 (Krystal) 老師及當評審經驗豐富的 Stephen 老師 tion also started on the side. Our cheering team shouted our slogans selflessly. We擔任。 shouted as loud as possible, trying to cover the voice of the cheering teams from 雖然一眾參賽者都並非專業的歌唱者,但他們在台上的表演著實令人眼前一亮。不但沒有人怯場,反而所有參賽者的全情投入讓台下的聽眾都陶醉於其中。是 other halls and to get our cheers heard by the athletes.此“Sing 戰”亦把 hall4 中臥虎藏龍的人都吸引了出來,芸芸參賽者中不乏音樂造詣較高的人才。玩結他的純熟技巧、彈鋼琴的自彈自唱、合唱的組合表演等等,無不讓人留下深刻的印象。 Our male team snatching the champion and our female group get- 有些參賽者更藉此難得的機會憑歌寄意,有向愛侶傳 ting the second runner-up were really good情達意的、有從內地來的交換生抒發思鄉情懷的、有向身在他國的好友傳遞思念之情的 ... ... 雖然這是一場歌唱比賽, results to us. It was indeed our honor to但整個會場溫情洋溢。我們的 hall4 正正就是這樣一個溫馨 spectate at such a wonderful competi-的家。 經過一輪演唱,個人組的冠軍最終由黃迪 (Vivian) 奪 tion and have such dedicated swimmers.得,合唱組則由載歌載舞的活塞藍奕邦奪魁,賽果可謂是實 Just as our slogan says, ‘Academian, we are至名歸。 Cornwall Lion, strong and brilliant, aiming for the champion’.40 41
    • The 18th Inter-Hall Athletics Meet was held on the Inter-Hall Atheletic Inter-hall Soccer by Kong Ka Yung th,October 9 2011. The Academians gathered inthe lobby for cheering rehearsal before travelling Having been included in the by Rachel Lei Yixing Edited by Lawrence Lau Professor Edmond Ko Cupto the joint sports center. for the third year, the Inter- JCAC Academians always stand out hall football competitionwith their red clothing and high spirits. This had gained great audiencetime was no exception. Throughout t h e among the residence com-whole competition, both the munity. This year, the  com-athletes and the cheering team petition, changing from 7-a- side to 5-a-side, was held ingave their best effort. Even the November.boiling hot weather could notdiscourage them. Our hall team had started preparation from October. Recruitment of football players was never a difficult task in our hall; the number of people signed up on the board in the lift speaks for itself. This commonly favoured sport had attracted the participation of our local, mainland and also international students, who together had formed a strong team. We had quite a number of practice sessions at the football pitches at Shek Kip Mei Park and the Joint Sports Centre whereon our teamwork was made perfect.   Finally there came the date of competition, 29th October 2011. Our opponent was Alumni Civility Hall (Hall 3). Similar to us, they had also formed a team comprising interna- tional and local students. Upon kick-off, our players had found out that the opposing team was so well in maintaining possession. Our players did try our best to make a breakthrough from the situa- tion but it was fruitless. We were therefore under attack almost in the whole match. Although we played a good defence and our goalkeeper’s perfor- mance was exceptional, we conceded a few JCAC earned superb results by goals under the strong attack exerted by our opponents. Anyway, we had a coming up second and fourth in Men’s wonder ful match with them and our players did brilliantly, demonstrating great and Women’s 4 x 100m Relay. Capturing teamwork and sportsmanship on the pitch, although our team was eventually defeated and therefore the Best Cheering Hall Award was the best did not claim any prize in the competition this year. reward for the collaborated effort. Anyway, credit must be given to our player who had contributed great effort and time to our hall. Al- Always in a united and aspiring atmo- though we gained no prize in the competition, all our team members had gained something that is way sphere, we stand proud as Academians. more precious than any prize: friendship. 42 43
    • by Angel LiuInter-Hall Table Tennis Edited by Eric Wan Inter-hall Badminton by Angel Liu Editor by MichaelAlthough table tennis is small in size, the table tennis competition of Professor Edmond Ko Cuphas always been the most attractive match. It is attractive to JCAC residents, because we have The PEK Cup badmintonone of the strongest team among all the halls. competition took place in JanTo win, the representatives of JCAC representatives spent a lot of efforts. The selection process of 2012. I was very pleased to began two weeks before the match, and the training see a lot of faces that I am lasted till the last day before the first match. On 15 Novem- not quite familiar with during ber in 2011, the first match kicked-off. Jim from the 6th Floor the training sessions – faces was the first one who nailed the match, easily and without of international students and any hesitation! Hon Sze Tung, also from 6th Floor, stood very Mainland students who are bravely in front of the match table. This was the first time exchanged to CityU during she was selected to represent JCAC. Unluckily, she did not Semester B and staying win the second match. Yet, all the residents in the cheer- at JCAC. Besides, Cherry ing team Huang, 雨 婷 and 芳 賢 , threewere impressed by her courage and team spirit. exchange studentsAlthough Alex Kwok Ming Ho and Jason HanHongzhao already did a very good job, it was from Taiwan also joined us in the trainings.a pity that they were slightly defeated by Hall Yet, regardless of how joyful and relaxing the5 in the third match. Cherry and Ip Yuen Tung, trainings were, the competition was alwaysboth from 11th Floor, won the fourth match and fierce and made everyone of the hall nervous.won the biggest applause of the night. Hilda On the night of the competition, the audienceNg Chi Wing and Brendan Cheong Kei, a mix of lined up on the side of the badminton court,experienced and freshman JCAC table tennis demonstrating the JCAC cheers and wavingrepresentatives, became stars of the night. They the JCAC flag. Nervous, we all were. Despite that,brought the match into the final game-point. With persistence and bravery, they led the team the representatives of JCAC seemed to be really calm and confident. into the semi-final! Ar Kei was the player from JCAC of the women’s single matches, and she did In the Semi-final, the team competed against Hall 2. After a good start a good job fighting for JCAC. Then there came Ryan Lo, who always seems to by Jim, who easily nailed man’s single match, everyone of the team be slow in reaction in daily life, but to our surprise, Ryan was very devoted to was encouraged. Hon Sze Tung won the women’s single, and then Ja- the game and highly concentrated. He was very quick in action that night. We son with Alex won the men’s doubles. The women’s doubles from 11th also had Pak Wai and Jenny Xue together presented to the JCAC audience Floor, with Cherry and Tung defeated Hall 2, while Brendan and Hilda a game full of energy and spirit. Ar Butt and Ar Sin, and Cheng Pui Sin, did a remained invincible! JCAC entered the grand-final! mixed match. Although having watched Ar Butt played pool before, I could not On 17 November, the team was competing against Hall 8, the strongest imagine how well Ar Butt could play like a warrior on the badminton court! table-tennis team in the residence. Yet, every member of the team showed their greatest efforts, and together the team was a real fighter! Finally, Jiang Kai and Gao Yaodong, two male players, acted like one single Although we were defeated at the very end, the team was the first one person on the court, and were very tough and strong. Although coming intoto bring in a first runner-up to our hall this year. the court in the final round, bearing the pressure not to lose anymore, they did aWe owe a lot of gratefulness to all the players, as well as the back-ups of Big Ming and Zhang great job in remaining calm and trying their very best.Jiahao! However, regretfully, luck was not with JCAC that night. Yet, in the small court, we felt big strength.44 45
    • Inter-Hall Photography by Whisky Liu Inter-hall Basketball Edited by Michael Lau by Angel Liu Basketball competition Edited by Eric Wan is a traditional inter-hall The theme of this year was “celebrating the activity. This semester, diversity”. Melinda, an exchange student from as before, the strenu- Sweden, sent us a black-and-white picture with ous competition began marvelous mixture of lights and shadows. Just like again! On 26 th February, what she showed in the photo, Hong Kong is a the first male competition beautiful city full of di- started. Maybe becauseversity. Not to mention Li Zhuo, a Mainland student majoring in pho- of its status to be the firsttography, sent us series of photos with great creativity, including a game, andphoto with traditional styled Hong Kong tenement buildings by thesides of IFC.Also, we named a group of pictures taken by Crystal and Percy as“ 邂 逅 ”, which tells a story about how Percy met a pair of minoritysiblings and built up friendship with them. the opponents are all very tough, our team didn’t get manyThe picture of Peggy, Alex and Gage definitely showed great di- points at first. The air seemed to be frozen and our teammatesversity. The two Australian boys, who won the Multi-cultural Journey all looked nervous. At this time, the inspiring from the cheer-in Semester A, were sharing their joy with our hall master Peggy, a ing squad became more vigorous. And suddenly, we scoredHong Kong lady. a goal! From thisThe picture taken by Larry during the Ninepin Island trip is also an time, our team con-imaginative masterpiece. The students on the trip formed a shape tinued to get points.of “4” on the top of the cliff, and Larry took it from the top of the scene. Surrounded by the At this moment, thebluest water and sky, viewers cannot help to be attracted by this pic- yelling from the cheering squadture. and the “boom boom” from the basketballAt last, Ding Ding’s idea of taking photos of four different circles, thewatch, the Ferris’ Wheel, the chain of beads, and a nail, and John- pervaded all the court. Although at last weson’s idea of naming them “ 圓。 緣。 玄。 完。” was an absolutely lose the game, we won’t forget the vigorousfantastic combination! This series of pictures with great photo-taking figure of the players and the sweat from the techniques and best ideas in naming finally cheering squad. The next game, Fang won us the best story category of the competition! Yu a n , A To n g , A L a i and A Mei and so With the efforts of all the participants and the tutors, JCAC finally on made a great effort and finally won the got our way through Edmond Ko Cup and won our first Champion! game. However, in this competition, A K was injured and can’t play in other games. The last competition Hilda and A Jiang joined in to play in the game. They spared no effort on the court and did a good job! Although finally our team didn’t win, we really appreciate their efforts. And of course, I have to mention our gorgeous coaches: Mose coach ---- Johnson and Anxi coach---Larry. They’ve really put in so much time and energy to this competition. Thanks to them, our team had technical and spiritual support! And thanks to all the hall 4ers, we can be so united!46 47
    • Inter-Hall Singing by Johnson Lui Edited by Angel Liu Autumn 今年 INTER-HALL SINGING COMPETITION 是小弟負責的項目… 其實上 , 每一個 JCAC TUTOR 都要選一樣 PEK CUP 負責的活動 , 我那時候年少無知的說 : " 我就 SING CON 啦 , 重要 GE 野緊要俾重要 GE 人打尾陣啦 " 誰料 ! 真的要在 SING CON 和其他 HALL 一決雌雄 ! 事實上 , 我在一年前選負責這個項目的時候已早有準備 , 我已打算是在惠卿痛痛快快的大展拳腳! 要多謝為 HALL 出戰的每位 : KINKI, VIVIAN, 肥仔 , JASON, MOMO, 勇哥 , GORDON, BEC-CA, HOLLY, JENNY ,PROFESSOR TOM。 我們早在比賽的一個月前已經好努力的練習 , 還記得一開始組隊不久 , 有某些 DANCERS 需要重點培訓 , 有些歌手需要多點練習 , 慶幸的是 , 憑著大家爭勝之心 , 到最後比賽那天 , 不論是 SOLO 還是GROUP PERFORMANCE, 我們都以高姿態勝出 ! 守尾門的我也總算做了一個交代 , 得到了 SING CON 全場總冠軍 ! 我們成功了 ! 當我知道 GROUP 拿到冠軍的時候 , 我真的咆哮起來 ! 真的很激動 ! 我們的努力是有人懂欣賞的 !  這一支舞 , 是我們真的很用心 , 送給我們宿舍裡的每一個人 但這並不是我們 DANCERS 的功勞 , 而是今晚在場的每一位 , 落力叫喊的每一位 ACADEMI-ANS! 真的多謝你們的每一位 , 我很多謝你們的打氣 , 多謝你們的支持 , 我很高興我能當 CHEERING TEAMLEADER, 帶著大家一起喊 SLOGAN, 我看著大家喊 SLOGAN 的時候 , 你們知道嗎 ? 你們每一個人都很美 ,有的力竭聲嘶 , 有的連手腳也一起打氣了 , 你們每一個喊 SLOGAN 的樣子真的深深刻在我的腦海中 , 多謝 Alumni and Sharing你們為我們 , 為 HALL, 出了一分力 , 展現 HALL FOUR SPIRIT 最後 , 我們最終還是跟 PEK CUP 再一次擦身而過 , 不甘心 ?是 , 但沒有後悔 , 因為我們真的已經盡力了。反而 , 令我感動的 , 就是我看到有更多我們不同的宿生經過迢一次的打氣 , 更愛我們的宿舍了, In the season like autumn, we farewell those Academians這個宿舍的未來道路 , 要靠你們去開拓了 ! leaving for their new destinies. Soon after, we shall call them:"ACADEMIANS, WE ARE CORNWALL LIONS. alumni. But before that, they share with us their graduationSTRONG AND BRILLIANT, AIMING FOR THE CHAMPION! thoughts, while we share with you experiences and knowl- WO~ 我地就係 HALL FOUR!" edge. 真 的 很 多 謝 你 們 每 一 位 為 這 宿 舍 落 力 叫 喊 的 ACADEMI-ANS, 真的多謝你們 !48
    • Career Life and Life in Career Academic Talk JCAC Alumni Sharing Session on Career Planning in by Chris Chu by Joe Zhang Yuzhu Edited by Lawrence Lau Edited by Angel Liu The sharing session on career advice presented Hall4 的 全 稱 叫 Jockey Club Academy Hall。 很 自 然 的, 在 舍 堂 生 活 中, 少 不 了 by Jockey Club Academy Hall was successfully Academy 的元素。在二月的第二周,hall 4 迎來了 Academic Talk。 held on 13rd March, 2012. Alumni of Jockey Club Academy Hall who are currently working in Hong 這是一項擁有傳統的活動,旨在通過一系列的講座,讓宿生們對包括托福,雅思,GRE, Kong shared their work experiences. GMAT 在內的英語考試有一個初步的認識,進而 幫助他們合理規劃自己的複習計畫,為接下來的 The alumni all have different career paths: Mr. 交換或者出國的申請做準備。 Bob Ho who used to be a JCAC Provisional RA Member currently work as AIA Portfolio Manager, 今年的 Academic Talk 由作為負責學術工作的 Miss. Mia Liu who was a JCAC Residence Tutor tutor 江承志安排,而在二月,首先迎來的是關於is now a manager of Hong Kong Airline and Ms. Fion Poon, the former JCAC RA TOEFL IBT 的講座。President has become a Cabin Crew Member of Cathay Pacific. 阿志從廣州請來了一位學長來做講者。他多次迎They delivered speeches to residents from different halls. The sharing session was 戰 TOEFL,對這項考試頗有心得體會,由他來傳themed as “Working in Hong Kong and Individual Career Plan of Graduates of 授 TOEFL 真是再合適不過了。講座吸引了不少宿CityU”. The alumni mainly talked about how to choose jobs and how to correlate 生,大部分是 foundation year 的同學,他們更the job with personal development. Other aspects of working wee also mentioned, 加關心的是 TOEFL 在自己接下來的交換申請中所including applying for working visa in Hong Kong as a non-local graduate. 扮演的角色,可見這種介紹性質的講座很對他們 的胃口。Mr. Zhang, a current JCAC resident from China, commented that the talk wasvery meaningful and inspiring for those planning to work in Hong Kong after his 在介紹題型、推薦複習資料之後,迎來了回答問題的環節。有同學提問到關於單詞記憶的問題,graduation. Some other local students also showed their interest during the talk as 講者提出了主動記憶與被動記憶兩個概念,他指出應該運用這兩種記憶的方法,並且結合對they had to apply for jobs in the coming future. 詞根詞綴的背誦。這一系列的方法的傳授對我們來說是非常受用。JCAC maintains its tradition of holding these sharing sessions and seminars since its 講座結束後,同學們團團圍住講者,又提出了許多問題,講者也耐心的一一作答,可見大家founding. Inviting alumni and letting them share their life after university provides 的熱情之高,講者的敬業之致。current residence a chance to gain some insight of working life. It also encouragesthe graduates to think more about their future. This is just one of the many good 非常感謝導師阿志給宿生們提供的這樣學習的機會,也要感謝 helper 們對籌備這次活動traditions of JCAC and we are here to inherit this merit of our hall. 的幫忙。50 51
    • Book Swapping Graduates Words by Angel Liu & Crystal Huang1. Starting from last year in JCAC2. Corporate with CityU Run Run 畢 業 啦!!! 三 年 大 學 生 活 接 近 末 尾 啦 …… 三Shaw Library 年大學生活,三年都住在 JCAC,仲記得 year 1 waiting list 可以住 hall,有 hall 2, hall 4, hall3. According to the list of wish- 6 和 hall 9 揀, 完 全 唔 清 楚 各 個 hall 的 文 化,books provided by residents of 只 知 道 hall 4 最 近 天 橋, 便 二 話 不 說 揀 了 hallJCAC last year, the library provides 4……. 咁就三年。Year 1 上莊,識到一個好 X 既some of the books for us to put roomate—Johnson Lui, 可 以 話 係 三 年 hall 生onto the JCAC book shelf 活既精粹。4. Aims of the activity: to enhance 畢業後,要努力工作,住 hall 日夜顛倒的生活應the interest of JCAC residents to 該好難再出現,各位現宿生:享受你的宿舍生活read and to broaden their interests 吧 =) ------------------------Jeffrey@605Ain reading5. Book Categories: Fiction Stories,Business, Self-help Methods 一年半的宿生爆肝生活將結 , 當然還會有 6. We encourage: As you as you SUMMER term, 但 ... 不是 hall 4 好不好 ? have a book at hand, you may 非常感激每一屆 RA,RT 的努力 , 沒有他們的我大 swap it with the books in the JCAC 概只會住得上半個學年就要走了。 book shelf 因為他們的關懷 , 我變得常常到大堂吹水。 因為他們的熱心 , 我變得常常出現在各個活動裏。 7. Lucky Draw: mid to late January, 因為他們的體貼 , 我變得經常在 soc 房大出血。 winner will have book coupon, and 每個宿生都有著他們自己的故事 , 而他們的故事 encourage the residents to buy 當中大概都有著 RA,RT 的影子。 books for their interest. Winners of 感謝你們的犧牲 , 使我的 U-life 變得完全。 the lucky draw are Zhang Yuhan -------------------Jesse@505A 902A,Laura Kovac 908A and Chang Ka Ho 805A52 53
    • Graduates Words Graduates Words 哈 哈 哈 ,,,, 咁 多 位 HALL4 既 人 你 好 . 我 係 MONKEY 呀 . 不過我諗你地應該未必識我啦 , 事關我呢 隨著在香港日子進入倒數的階段 , 不禁想起第一次 6 樓的聚 一年真係好摺 XD. 其實大大話話我都係 HALL4 住足左三 會 , 第一次體驗道地的烤肉香 , 對於烤肉上面淋上蜂蜜 , 感到 年了 , 而呢個 HALL 帶比我既真係一言難盡 . 最開心既可 十分的驚奇。在這次的聚會當中 , 認識到和藹可親的樓友 , 每 以話係 YEAR 1 個一年 , 識到一班好百痴得黎又好可愛既 位釋出善意 , 即使普通話說的不是非常流暢 , 仍嘗試述說他們 FLOORMATE (THREE FLOWER!!!!!!!), 成日吹水吹唔停 , 搞 到台灣旅遊的經驗,讓我體驗到深厚地地主待客之道。後來 到鬼咁夜訓 XD. 但係就因為有佢地 , 就算上莊幾咁辛苦同 意外地,很榮幸地成為 floor 的廚藝代表 , 開心地介紹台灣的 唔開心 , 返到黎見到佢地都會好開心 =) ~~~~~ 雖然宜家佢 早餐 - 蛋餅 , 很驚奇地是大部分的人都不知道這究竟是怎樣的 地已經走得七七八八 , 可能都無機會睇到呢篇野 , 但係我都 食物。完成後,看到各位試吃時臉上露出滿足的表情。此時, 想講同你地一齊既時光真係好開心 , 好懷念…七頭們 ( 唔知 我內心非常的澎湃,因為各位喜愛這道菜餚。能藉由台灣的 呢個字出唔出得街呢 =P). 美食去觸動人心,這倒是令我意想不到的結果。 仲有 SODA GREEN 都係我 HALL LIFE 重要既一部 分 !!!!! SODA 綠 GO GO, SODA 綠 GO!! 呢句 SLOGAN 隨著學期即將結束,離開香港的日子也越來越近,似乎越來 真係好記得 )0( !!!! 第一次做組媽 , 第一次有個咁 ON 既 越感傷,現在的我把握每時每刻的悸動,並期待下次相逢的 PARTNER 哈 哈 , 第 一 次 有 成 班 咁 搞 笑 既 仔 女 !!!! 我 想 機會。 ----------------- Cherry 講 …. 我 地 D 女 唔 淫 , D 仔 好 鬼 涯 =0=… 不 過 有 你 地 真 好 !!!!!! 仲有 , 睇到我 D 仔女都成家立室 LU 呵呵呵 ,, 老懷 安慰 LU~~~~~ 期望我地下次既 RE-U LA )0(….. 呢一年自 己都令到自己好忙 , 都無咩參加 HALL 既活動 , 有 D 對唔住 我個層 D 人既 ,, 成日放佢地飛機 ^^”… 不過佢地係好親 交換生的生活因為在 切同好 WARM 既一班 FLOORMATE!!!! 由我既大學開始生 JCAC 而 更 加 多 姿 多 彩! 涯 , 呢個 HALL 都一直陪住我 , 經歷過喜怒哀樂 , 亦令我成 真 心 喜 歡 JCAC 的 大 家 長了不少 , 到現在 , 也總算有個完美的結束吧 ! 庭~每次活動都超級好玩 --------------------Monkey +開心唷!!離開後一定 會非常非常非常想念這裡 的每一個人!! :) ---------Elena Ma@803A 光陰如箭,歲月如梭。在 CityU 的四年裡和大家一起奮 鬥,見證過成功,品嘗過失敗。在 JCAC 的四年裡與大 家一起努力,分享過歡笑,擁抱過淚水。畢業將至,多Living in JCAC is has been one of the best 少辛酸湧上心頭。在未來是日子裡,縱然會隔萬水千山,experiences, which allowed the opportunity to 我們的心依然在一起。Fighting !!!meet so many people from all over the world. -------------------- 常泽山 @703ADefinitely one of the most memorable experiencesin Hong Kong! ----------Darryl Tamada@204A 54 55
    • Graduates Words Graduates Words Enjoy your buffet Forrest Gump said life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you goanna get. University life is sort of like this box of chocolate. Now I have an even better quote, told to me by a senior student when I was just a freshman. He said, life in CityU is just like a buffet, you can eat nothing unless you reach out to all those dishes. Forrest Gump emphasized on the unpredictability of life and my quote emphasized on the importance to reach out and grab the opportunity. There are indeed tons of opportunities in CityU, but they mean nothing to 其實我在 JCAC 的時間不長, 我在 Sem B 時才進來, a passive student who does nothing but staying 住的時間不多,不過都感受到宿生、幹事會、導師 in his room all day. I joined the editorial team for 們一起享受宿舍生活,而我住在一樓,雖然認識的 the previous hall book. After that hall book was published, SRO reached 人不太多,但都已經感受到歸屬感,而 high table me and offered me to write for them. Through writing for SRO, I was able dinner 等活動,也是宿舍生活重要的一部分。 Thank you so much! All of you! to get to know more interesting people in the residence and grab more Floor 1, wonderland, very wonderful! opportunities. -------Samuel@107A Opportunity comes one after another but if you do not reach out, you end up with none. Enjoy your buffet! -------Jack Liu Xiang 住 了 JCAC 一 年 半, 認 識 左 好 多 JCAC 既 新 朋 友, 同 你 地 一 齊 玩, 一 齊 生 活, 真 係 好 愉 快 既 一 件 事。 真係好多謝幫過我,陪過我讀過 hall life 既 每 一 位, 一 想 起 就 快 要 離 開 JCAC,好多好多美好的回憶都浮曬 出 來, 好 開 心 好 感 動。 我 好 唔 捨 得 JCAC 呀 ! ---------------------------Jim@605A JCAC 活動好多,好好玩啊!是我大 學生活中最多姿多彩的五個月啦!謝 謝 JCAC 辦活動的大家 :) 終於要走啦!都住左 2 年,識左好多人, -------- 芳 賢 留低好多回憶。當初係朋友既慫恿下揀左 @507B JCAC,結果證明沒有揀錯!以 GPA 燃燒 青春係值得既! -------------------- 包 @408A56 57
    • Special Alumni: Debby & 達叔同 Farewell Party學麻煩 Winter拍卡!在宿舍大堂出入時,最常聽到的是那兩把熟悉的聲音,提醒宿生們拍卡。白天,那會是和藹可親、笑容滿面的達叔,碰上他總會有無數話題,即使預留了充裕的時間去上課,還是隨時要有需加快腳步的心理準備。話雖如此,跟達叔談話絕對是一件樂事。晚上,推開 hall 4 的大門會看見樣子長得格外年輕的 Debby 姐,她總會面帶微笑,禮貌地朝我們點點頭。為人友善又樂於助人,就好像是我們親切的大姐姐一樣。對於 hall4 有兩位稱職的看更,我們一向視之為理所當然,沒想到已屆退休年齡的達叔馬上就要跟我們道別了,而 Debby 姐亦因為有家事要處理而要跟我們暫別。縱然萬般 不捨,一眾 RA、RT 還是為達叔和 Debby 姐舉辦了一次歡送會,以 感謝他倆一直以來對 hall 4 的貢獻。 那個晚上 Common room 擠滿了 來為達叔和 Debby 姐餞行的人, Peggy 也來出席了歡送會。對於他 們的離去,Peggy 形容是 hall4 的 一個損失,但她始終深信有一天我 們會重逢。 Community Caring Academians care about our community. by Creami Tsui That is why, JCAC is like a set of fire in the cold and snowy winters: JCAC brings about hope, Edited by Angel Liu knowledge, and above all, warmth.58 59
    • Social Concern project O rganizers: Kim, Freezer and 小蜻蜓 !Questions: In the morning, when the kids walked1. How long was the preparation process? What difficulties have you six encountered during the process? up to our coach, we couldnt help but2. What date was the trip? Who attended it? kept waiving to the kids from inside the coach window. They seemed a bit shy and unsettled at3. What kind of new insights as to ecology and environmental protection did the trip brought to the participants of the trip? first. Yet, our "cold jokes" soon started to break4. What are the comments the participants gave to the trip? the ice.5. Who or what event left you the most unforgettable impression during the whole process? When the sign of "Disney Resort" got noticed 1- 3 F by the kids, every kid started to get reallyAnswer to Q1 (Olivia, Liu Qianyun) excited about the trip. They started sharing their thoughts on Disneyland with us. And we startedThe whole preparation process lasted about two months. to be named as "子子烟囱哥哥" or "北极熊哥哥We began to work on the project in February. After ".carrying out investigations and discussion, we decided tochoose the Wetland Park as our destination. We arranged Our first stop of the ecological trip was thea pre-trip on 11th Feb and inspected the surroundings of Inspiration Lake. At the lake, Sasa and Hoi Tingthe Wetland Park by ourselves. There are lots of difficulties introduced to the kids the names, the origins,we encountered during preparation. Firstly, we had to by Ivan Fu and Angel Liu and the contributions of the trees aroundfind a green group in Hong Kong. We sent emails to the pool. Then, the kids discovered a goldenvarious Green Groups but none of them were interested Edited by Lawrence Lau mushroom and started to gather around toin cooperating with us. Secondly, we struggled to find "study" the mushroom.enough participants for the activity at first. We sat at lobbyand asked every person entering into the door whetherthey would like to come. Fortunately all the efforts have Wetland park 4-6F A day in Disneylandpaid off.Answer to Q2-3 (Sylvia, Gao Si) by Angel LiuEighteen students including two exchange studentsenthusiastically joined us and made this trip on the end of Edited by Eic WanMarch. The scenery in Wetland Park in spring was breath-taking as the flowers were blossoming. While listening to The kids also discovered a big fountain in thethe introductions, a breeze blew the leaves to the ground. middle of the lake, and started to stand on hugeIt was meaningful to appreciate the aesthetics of plants for rocks so as to see the fountain.the purpose of ecology protection. It makes a person feel Yet everyone of us started to get really crazycloser to the nature and show more respect to it. No one when we were running towards the entrance ofwould ever want to destroy the nature after appreciating its the Disneyland Resort. Every kid was shouting outbeauty. their favorite place in Disneyland and pointing on the guiding booklet to plan our trips inAnswer to Q5 (Sokiya, Suo Jie) Disneyland. And the most unforgettable memory was when the kids started to run in full speedThe most exciting and special part of the whole wetland towards the staff of Disneyland from whom theytrip should be the eco-friendly knowledge competition. could get a Disneyland sticker. Taking "SpaceWe prepared a set of questions for participants to answer Mountain" with the kids is unforgettable as well:during the trip and a present for the winners. Finally, the while the kids were shouting and screamingsecond group led by Zhang Yuzhu became the champion. aloud, we were trying our best to hold the kidsIt resulted from their attention and curiosity. They listened tight in our arms.to the tour introductions carefully and took notes all alongthe trip. Apparently, the competition stimulated participants’ It was tiring yet really worthwhile to spend ainterest in exploring the knowledge of the nature and their whole day with the kids. Not only does JCACengagement in the event. feels like home, but also every kid with residents of JCAC got to can share our passion and our caring towards the bigger home, our society. 60 61
    • 7-9F 文具回收活動 by Ivan Fu 10-11F Edited by Angel Liu 每 當踏入學會宣傳期間,同學們會收到很多文 具,但往往只會將其棄置一角,然而,同學 們有沒有想過如何善用它們? 3 月中旬,7 樓的 Cyrus 和 2 樓的周佳和 1 樓的丁丁, 為 Social Concern Project 組織了一個文具回收活 動。他們由圖書館收集廢舊的紙箱,用環保紙印刷黑 白的 poster,做成文具回收箱,放置在每層樓的垃 衣物回收活動 圾分類箱上,收集同學們多出的文具。 by Ivan Fu 兩個禮拜過後,並沒有許多同學捐贈出文具,於是他 們召集 helper 們進行了兩次「洗樓」,逐門逐戶的 Edited by Angel Liu 敲門,向宿生們收集多餘的文具。每個洗樓的夜晚結 束後,回收箱裏都滿滿地裝著各種紙筆,和滿滿的愛 心。 是次活動十分成功,收集了大量文具,當中以原子筆 及筆記簿為最多。收集來的文具則會捐贈給鄰舍輔導 會東涌綜合服務中心,再轉送給南亞裔及新來港人士。 該活動的成功,實有賴全體宿生的捐贈及支持。 時 下的年輕人都喜歡緊貼潮流,他們願意花很多金錢購買衣服,結果,舊衣服往 往還沒有來得及穿上身就被拋棄在衣櫃的一角。 有見及此,十至十一樓的同學便組織了一個舊衣服回收活動。在一輪“JCAC Social Concern Project-Clothes Donation Campaign”的海報設計比賽和評選後, Hall 3 的 Rosary 同學獲得了海報設計的冠軍。這幅美輪美奐而又資訊齊全的海報,隨 後被張貼至了每一棟宿舍的 lobby 內,成為配合回收膠籃的舊衣回收設施,向宿生們 宣傳 JCAC 的舊衣回收活動,並且提醒同學及職員們捐贈舊衣物。 經過兩個禮拜的宣傳與回收,最後總共回收到了六個回收籃的衣物,全數捐贈給了基督 教厲行會,用於向香港的低收入家庭以及內地貧困地區家庭的捐贈。 減少浪費之餘,又能幫助低收入家庭,實是一舉兩得。是次活動亦相當成功,在此要特 別感謝十一樓的順順、於勝齊以及十樓的慧兒對這次活動的組織,並且感謝全體宿生對 舊衣回收的參與及支持。62 63
    • Walk for a millionEvent Name: Walk for A Million 2012Time: Jan 8 2012Participants: Donors to the Community Chest fundJCAC Donation: $910Minimum Donation: $20;Maximum Donation: $50 64 65
    • Chief EditorWhat was this hall book made of? Well,thoughts and creativity, sacrifice andcontribution, laughter and tear, time andefforts... Creami Tsui I t has been a long year of working with all members in my Eric Wan Ka Wing hall book team! Not until when you are reading this article, will you be able to get a general idea of how hall book was made. 905B 206A We have a team of reporters, who are the youngest, the most energetic and the most patient members of the hall. Whenever year 1 year 3 hall event was coming, text messages or emails were crazily sent out from me to them, confirming with each reporter his or her availability. Sometimes, these reporters have to undertake reporting tasks at the very last minute – during the event, because I simply spot them on the scene and arrange them to write up a report about the event right afterwards. Therefore, it is my great pleasure and honor to have all the reporters working with me in the team. Editors After the reports are done drafting reports, the editors would Lawrence Lau diligently edit the reports word by word, making them into Ka-yeung fluent, accurate articles that are easy to read. I am sincerely grateful to all the editors, as they all did wonderful job. Not only were they attentive to the details, but they were also the ones who are always able to follow strictly with our publication 101A schedule. Therefore, they deserve a thumb-up! year 3 Last but definitely not the least, the designers are incredible! They have to be the last to start working on their assigned tasks, while their tasks are definitely the most difficult ones. Not only did they have to be patient enough to cater all the details, but they were requested by me to unify their styles as well as to make amendments on their work from time to time. The designers were still fighting with the page layouts during the last three weeks of the semester, postponing their own assignment and revision tasks to the last one week. What was this hall book made of? Well, thoughts and creativity, Michael Lau Ka Hei sacrifice and contribution, laughter and tear, and above all, large amount of time and efforts devoted into their work by each hall book team member, which I have to proudly tell every resident of JCAC: THIS is “Made in JCAC”! 707B year 366 67
    • Designers Chris Chu Haoran 1106B Lu Ruoshui year 2 203A year 2 Clayton Yao Chenpeng 108B Foundation Year Wang Dan Lu Lingbing 203A year 2 607B year 2 Ivan Fu Kim Ming 206A year 1 ReportersChief designer Kenny Wong Chi Keung Creami Tsui Cho Tung 1008B 905B year 2 year 1 ~xdxdxd~68 69
    • Joe Zhang Yuzhu 108B Foundation Year Notes Lets go back to "Table of Content": Do you still remember what have you read? Try your best to fill in the blanks in the table of content. Momo Li Jia 1101B Year 1 Rachel Lei Yixing 306B Foundation Year Whisky Liu Wenjing 302A Foundation Year Zhu Renjie 105A Foundation Year70 71