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October 11, 2015
Upcoming Events 
  • Membership Dinner: Tuesday October 13 @6pm
  • Culturefest Practice Boys/Girls: Tuesday October 13 from 7-9pm
  • Culturefest Practice All Dances: Thursday October 15 from 7-9pm
  • Ragged Mountain Trail Clean Up: Thursday October 15 @4pm
  • Student Advisor Office Hours: Friday October 16
  • Homecoming Tailgate: Saturday October 17 @11am
Board Announcements


Hello OYFA,

I hope everyone is surviving midterms and had an awesome Fall Break.  It is my hope that you will join us at our Annual Homecoming Tailgate this Saturday in Garden IX starting at 11:00 AM.  Some OYFA alumni will be in attendance, and they are excited to meet you all so be sure to drop by.  Free Wayside Chicken and other refreshments will be provided.  


Much Love,


Jerome's Corner
Hello OYFA! 
I know it's been a stressful time for many of us, but I just want to remind you that it'll all be okay! You got this! I care about all y'all and if you need to talk just hmu. Furthermore, if you haven't been going to Culturefest practice, just know you are missing out on all this hype. 
Exhibit A: 
Notice the girl behind me wearing all black. THAT COULD BE YOU! So please come out. 

I love you all,

P.S. If you want your friends to see this, remind them to read the WIO!

Thank you for coming to CULTUREFEST practices! Culture
est is on the 24th of October! That's in 2 weeks y
all! Get excited! Make sure to keep signing up and checking our 
ulturefest calendar (down below). As usual, we encourage you guys to keep attending (BIGs contact your 
​ OR Lils​ text your bigs
! General members come hang out and chill during practices). 
I hope you guys enjoyed our first tradition during practice today
 Yass! Keep showing up to practices to find out what else we have up our sleeves
 Huge thanks so Danielle
​ D.​
​, Reyna H. and Kychelle D​.
The Cult
Angel Jomuad (aj4dg)
Jane Canteros (jpc5ev)

Looking for a ~tasteful~ cultural experience? Wanting ~authentic~ Filipino cuisine? Well come to Filipino Food Night and discover the magic of adobo (seasoned chicken), lumpia (spring rolls), pancit (noodles) and of course, rice (rice)! Don't know what some of those are? Well come thru and find out! (Yes, there is a vegetarian option available)! There'll be live entertainment throughout the night and all performers will receive a discount for their order, so sign up here! All proceeds will benefit the OYFA Excellence Scholarship!
Come thru: October 22, 5-8pm, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
Hope to see you there!
HistoRose (rgm5he) and HistoRich (rcd6ab)


It's another amazing week in OYFA, so you know what that means? MEMBERSHIP DINNER!! Join us in OHILL at 6PM THIS TUESDAY!! Be our friends and get to know your fellow OYFAns. Looking forward to seeing all your lovely faces again <3
Everybody Loves ReyMin
Jasmin Nguyen (jvn7ju) | Reyna Huang (rlh3xt)
P.S. We see all you littles are doing yo thang at culturefest practices! Keep up the good work :)


We will be helping out with the Lambdas this Thursday (Oct. 15) from 4-6pm cleaning up Ragged Mountain trail and we need more hands/smiling faces. 
Sign up here.
Your Care (Community) Chairs
Ariana (ams5en) & Misha (mec9eq)


Filipino Food Night is coming up on October 22nd! Sign up to perform and get $2 off your meal!! Just remember to keep your performances holy (i.e. appropriate for a church)
Sign up here:
Our mentor/mentee meeting this month is going to be on October 21st  at 5:00 pm in Newcomb conference room 389. We’ll be partnering with Career Peer Educators for a workshop for “How to Stand Out at a Career Fair” and we’ll also be learning how to use LinkedIn.   

Scholarship opportunities:
Virginia Asian Foundation Scholarship (due October 30):
Diversity Initiative Award (due 11:59pm October 16):
Aaron (aaa4aa) & Iain (ime9mp)

 Hey OYFA!

We hope you all had a terrific Fall Break!


We’re super excited to see all our new members do their thing at Culturefest, and that night we will be having the Culturefest Afterparty with ISA, CSA, and VSA! It’ll be at M&M Lounge at 10PM-2AM so GET HYPE!! More details to come!


Let us know if you have any suggestions for social events, or would just like to chill or talk with us!


Your soci-AL chairs,

Alex & Ally

(aez3eb & alc3va)


Hey OYFAm!


ISIP and Historic will be co-hosting Halo-Haloween on Wednesday, October 28th from 7:00-10:00PM at Lambeth Commons! Come out for a Filipino horror movie and some halo-halo (if you don't know what that is, come and find out, you'll love it)! Save the date and watch out for the Facebook event page coming soon!


Much love, 

Kat & Lawrence (kpg2rf & lad2bf)


Filipino Food Night is coming up on 
October 22. Make sure to register! You can register online here: and pay with either Paypal or Venmo. In-person registration will be available in the near future. 
Kevin (kjt9wr)


Football season is about to end, we had a game last night and one more game next week and then it's the PLAYOFFS! Come thru if you haven't yet! Our next IM season will be BASKETBALL! Be on the lookout for our posts about the time of the games! 
Also, if you haven’t joined our “Chilling Out with OYFA” page just contact one of us and we’ll add you right in!
-This message was brought to you by 2KSports 
Kanata (keo2eb) and Kyle (kl7ds)


Magandang Gabi OYFA!


I hope you guys are surviving midterms! Just a reminder that we’re collecting any gently used clothes, bags, shoes and accessories and donate them to the OYFA Thrift Store. Your donations will be sold in December at Newcomb and all proceeds will go towards FIND D7. If you have any donations, you are more than welcome to email or facebook message Patricia (pgg3zg) and I’ll work out a time to pick them up from you.


The D7 Executive Board is also currently looking for a National Director Proxy & a PR Chair. No D7 experience is needed. The National Director Proxy’s position is an understudy to the National Directors (NDs), who act as liaisons between D7 and FIND. The Public Relations chair is responsible for handling all social media platforms. He/She is the acting liaison between all District VII member schools for relaying any information including FIND, Inc. events and District VII events.


Let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns!


Much Mahal,

Your D7 Rep

General Announcements

alpha Kappa Delta Phi at UVa presents:

14th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit Concert featuring Clara C!



Come join alpha Kappa Delta Phi on Thursday, October 15th at McLeod 1020 for a night of music featuring CLARA C and an opening set from X-Tasee Dance Crew and the UVa Sil’hooettes! Doors will open at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $20. You can buy them at Newcomb’s Whispering Wall this week from 11AM-2PM or at the door!


All proceeds will be donated to the AVON Breast Cancer Crusade.


Questions or comments? Contact Adelaide Song ( or Katherine Jiang (


CultureFest and International Tea Festival

Sat., Oct. 24 | 11AM – 2PM | Free lunch at 12PM
Amphitheater (Rain Location: AFC)
CultureFest, which is UVA’s annual international/cultural festival, will feature more than 30 cultural organizations and performances Experience all the diversity UVA has to offer, in the form of exciting performances and exhibitions, interactive booths and presentations, and cultural foods and teas! A FREE catered lunch will be served at 12PM, and watch out for free raffles featuring prizes from your favorite Charlottesville stores and restaurants!

Mark your calendars for...
Pancakes for Parkinson's 2015!
THIS Saturday, October 17, 2015 (9 am - 1 pm)
Lower Lawn (in front of Old Cabell Hall)

Pancakes for Parkinson's is a free pancake breakfast on the Lawn, where students spend all day flipping thousands of pancakes for a cure for Parkinson's. Come out Saturday and enjoy a delicious breakfast and support a great cause!

Remember to check in at the CIO table for a chance for your CIO to win free Campus Cookies!!!

To find out more about P4P, visit our Facebook event ( and our website (

So, just as always, the first person to respond correctly to the following questions will be featured as next week's Featured OYFAN. 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 as well as OYFA's site
  • What is the next IM sport? 
  • When is Culturefest? Huh? It's so soon! Are you ready? Come to practice!
GL 😊
Featured OYFAN

Name: Rose Padilla

Graduation Year: 2016

Major: Nursing

What do you plan to do post-grad?
Work in a medical ICU, get a puppy, marry Harry Shum Jr.

Favorite OYFA Memory?
My last Barrio this upcoming spring fo sho.

If you were a color, what would you be and why?
Rainbow, because I can't decide
☺ 🌟🌟

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