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April 12, 2015
Table of Contents 
I. Board Announcements
II. Culture
IV. Membership
V. Historic
VI. Community
VII. Sports
IX. Scholarship
X. Social
XI. Student Advisors
XII. General Announcements
XIII. Trivia
IVX. Featured OYFAN
I. Board Announcements

President Announcements
Nominate your favorite organization for an Organization/Program Award in Asian/Asian Pacific American community.  Options are Organization of the Year, Program of the year, and Most Collaborative Organization of the Year.  Fill out the form below! Deadline is WEDNESDAY April 22nd by 5 PM.
Secondly, if there is a specific fourth year that has made an impact the APA community, nominate them for the Nelson-Chow Award.  Nelson-Chow Award is given to an A/APA fourth-year who has made the greatest contribution to/on behalf of the APA community during their 4 years here at the University. 

Recording Secretary Announcements
I hope you all had a great Barrio Weekend. I know I did. I'm sorry this WIO is a little late. I'll make sure you get this juicy info on time in the future. I plan next week, you'll get a chance to share participate more in the WIO! I'll see you then :) 

Jerome <3
II. Culture

April 12th, 2015


Kumusta OYFAmilia!


    It’s oberr na ba?! Barrio was last Saturday?


We thank all of the participants who dedicated their time, their enthusiasm, and their sexy selves into making this Barrio unforgettable! We especially want to give a round of applause to our 2014-2015 Culture-Chairs, Lawrence Moreno Dulay and Vince Egalla! Yaaaasss, ya’ll did it! We could not have done Barrio without you!


    Although it may be hard to think about, we are now beginning a new chapter! Time to start more memories and new traditions that we’ll remember for years to come! In preparation for next year’s Barrio, we encourage you all to voice your opinions. Let us know what you want next year’s barrio to be like:


Here are the CULTURAL EVENTS coming up! Join us and spread awareness for OYFA!

(1) UVA International Night on April 14th (4:30-6:30) in Newcomb Ballroom:

Third Year Council has invited us to their International Night! We will have a booth set up, and we will be performing Habanera Botolena! We need dancers, especially BOYS, who already know the dance, and volunteers for thirty-minute booth shifts!

(2) EscAPAde on April 19th (5:00-6:30) in Newcomb Ballroom:

Calling all 1st year Modern and Habanera Botolena dancers! You guys have probably read our e-mail about this event! We would really appreciate it if we get more people to sign-up! Salamat po!

Sign Up Below:

Culture question: what is otot?


Your loving Culture-Cuties,

    Jelly  <3  

Jane Canteros (jpc5ev) & Angely Jomuad (aj4dg)


We would like to thank everyone for participating in the hype contest! We hope you all enjoyed Barrio!

Double D (Danielle -dd7an & Dom -dho9nt)


IV. Membership

Heyyyy, heyyyyy, heyyyyyyyyyy OYFA!!


We hope you enjoyed Barrio weekend because we definitely did! #isangmundo #wheredamoondoe #itsawordwesayinfilipino #oneworld #onefamily #onelove


The End of the Year Picnic is approaching us quickly, so we need you all to nominate some of your favorite OYFAns for a superlative!! Some examples of superlatives are like “Most Needy” or “Most Likely to PATM (Pay Attention To Me)”; have some fun with it and be creative!  Anyways, as promised, here are the forms for superlatives:! The more people you nominate the better!!


Please, pls, pl0x, fill it out when you have the time!
-Everybody loves Reymin
[Jasmin (jvn7ju) and Reyna (rlh3xt)]

P.S. Sarz for forgetting to put the date for membership dinner in the last WIO! Thanks to everyone who showed up and made fun of our mistake!! We felt the love!

V. Historic

What up OYFA? 
We want to congratulate everyone on an amazing Barrio Fiesta. Be sure to like the Historic Facebook page ( so you can relive Barrio through pictures (they'll be up soon!)
And if you're really experiencing Barrio withdrawal, binge-watch the performances on OYFA's Youtube channel( Mad props to Marc for filming it all!
-We out-
HistoRose (rgm5he) and HistoRich (rcd6ab)

VI. Community

Hi Friends!


We hope everybody had loads of fun and recovered from Barrio & the after party. We did great!!


Reminders: We have the Video Music Awards coming up this Sunday at 6pm in Runk Green Room, so please don’t forget to sign up to perform or send in videos to Scholarship. Come out, enjoy all the performances/videos, and get ready to win lots of raffle prizes!


Much Love,

Your Care-Chairs,

Ariana (ams5en) & Misha (mec9eq)
VII. Sports
We have good news and bad news. The bad news is that we won't be able to play a flag football tournament with CSA and VSA because none of us have any dates called. The good news is that the we have found a location for the Pacquaio-Weather fight. We will be watching the fight at Wash 2! After receiving the responses from the Google doc we have decided that it will be a $5 charge for everyone. That should be enough to cover the pay-per-view cost and any leftover funds will go towards buying food and drinks for people watching. Just in case you don't see this we will also be posting on the OYFA Facebook page, so be on the lookout! Also, get hyped for the End-of-the-Year picnic! More details to come!

Your sports chairs, 
Kyle and Kanata




My name is Kat Goduco and I'm thrilled to serve as the Interim ISIP Chair! I'm extremely excited to work with everyone else on board and council and for everything new ISIP has to offer for next year!


Tonight (April13), there will be an IMMIGRATION DEBATE hosted by OYFA and LSA in the NEWCOMB BALLROOM at 7:30PM - 9:30PM. During this debate, members of The Burke Society and The Jefferson Literary and Debating Society will discuss whether or not undocumented individuals should be granted legal status in the United States.

Here is a link to the Facebook event


This is a great opportunity to get informed (and there will be FREE TAKE IT AWAY). I hope to see you all there!!!


Much Love,

Kat Goduco 💕

IX. Scholarship


OYFA’s Annual VMA’s is coming up soon on Sunday April 19th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm in Runk Green Room!
It’s not too late to sign up! Live performance interest deadline has been extended to Tuesday April 14 at 11:59 pm and video submissions are due April 17th by midnight! (SIGN UP here). Raffle tickets will be sold at the door ($1 per ticket, or $2 for 4 tickets), and food will also be sold, so come HUNGRY!!!
Proceeds benefit the He Cares Foundation and the OYFA Excellence Scholarship Fund, so please come and support!! 
All aboard the $cholarSHIP! ⚓️⚓️
Aaron (aaa4aa) & Iain (ime9mp)

X. Social



We hope you all had a great time at the Barrio Afterparty: Havoc! You all deserved it after your amazing performances at Barrio, we couldn’t be prouder. Our next event will be the End of the Year Picnic co-sponsored with Sports and Membership! Date TBD at Booker T. Washington Park. Come for free food, football, friends, and photos!


Your soci-AL chairs,

Ally and Alex
(alc3va & aez3eb)
XI. Student Advisors 

We hope you all had a phenomenal time at Barrio and OYFA Presents Havoc: The Barrio Afterparty yesterday! We know some of y'all may be hit with the post-Barrio blues, but don't fret-- you'll all still have the opportunity to hang with us (and each other) this Friday at our Student Advisor office hours. We'll be getting in some fitness at Mem Gym at noon, so come by and join in on the fun if you're free! 
As always, feel free to hit us up with any questions/concerns that you might have about anything at all. We're always here for y'all.
-Student Advisors
Jor (jvt2de) & Marc (mtn9vv)

XII. General Announcements
Mark your calendar's for VSA's bi-Annual Fundraiser, Phofest! It will be on Friday, April 24th from 5-8PM at TJ Memorial Churchwith rides provided from Bonnycastle Circle at 4:45.  All proceeds will go towards our Collective Philanthropy Project, Foodaid.Compassion. Come enjoy some delicious Pho, summer rolls, iced coffee, fried bananas and more, all while supporting an amazing cause. Attend and invite your friends to the Facebook Event here!

The UVA LGBTQ Center and ASU At Uva present: lgbtQ&Asian!

As part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), this student panel will illuminate the unique experiences of LGBTQ Asian Americans. Come hear stories of how your peers have navigated identity, family, and life at UVA, followed by audience Q&A!
RSVP to the Facebook event


Come out and EAT FOR KIDS! Sign up in teams of 4 and race to finish a bucket of 50 Chick-fil-A nuggets and 50 Dunkin Donut Munchkins.

Prize basket will be awarded to the fastest team!


When: April 17, 1:30PM

Where: Garden V

Participation fee: $40, $10/person


Sign up by Wednesday, April 15!


All proceeds go towards children’s education through Change for Kids.

~Sauces provided~ 
XIII. Trivia

So, just as always, the first person to respond correctly to the following questions will be featured as one of the Featured OYFANS. However, anyone else who answers correctly will be entered into a raffle to win some awesome OYFA merch at the next General Meeting. You can find the answers in this WIO.
  1. Where will the OYFA VMA's be held? 
  2. What time is the Immigration Debate on Monday night? 
GL 😊
IVX. Featured OYFAN

Name: Aaron (Aswang) Aguhob
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year of Graduation: 2018
Hometown: Vienna, Virginia
Favorite Barrio Memory/Experience: Watching fourth year modern for the first time during run throughs
Fun Fact: I have a twin! 

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