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August 25th, 2013
A message from the President

Welcome back, everyone! 
Hope you all are excited for the new school year since we have a lot of exciting events lined up for you guys! This week, we have the Student Activities Fair on Monday, Tom Deluca on Friday, and the Car Wash on Saturday. If you guys have any questions, comments, or concerns, don't hesitate to reach out to me or the other Board members! 
Much love,
Camille & Hay Nak-OYFA Board



Kamusta OYFAmily!
Hope you all had a great summer! We'd like to personally invite all of you to come out and represent OYFA at the FallActivities Fair this Monday from 11AM-2PM! Help us scout out those littles and show them what we're all about!

Also, don't forget to fill out the Ate/Kuya form if you want a little this year! The First General Meeting is coming up soon, so get those submissions in! The link is here:
Thanks for all of your help and support so far, and get excited for your soon-to-be littles! We'll do our best to make this a great year for all members new and old!


Wassup OYFA! 
We have the OYFA CAR WASH coming up soon! Come and get wet with us on:
Saturday, August 31 from 10am-2pm
at ALC Copies
1170 Emmet St N
Charlottesville, VA
**If you have any extra sponges, hoses, and soap you would like to donate for the event please let Leangelo and Kristine know! We will be collecting them all of August.
Favorite pick-up line, you ask?
Do you have a band-aid? Because I'm cut!
That's all for now! Hope to see you guys there!





Hey OYFAm! Want a fun way to bond with your fellow Oyfans while enjoying a concert with big name artists for FREE? Sign up for concessions here. You don’t want to miss it!


Lakas 5K


Come out to support our biggest event to raise money for our charity, the HeCares Foundation, and Relay for Life on October 6th! Help raise money to send impoverished street children to school in the Philippines! If you would like to help out with this event, please look at this form. We can’t do it without you :)


Classy Advice


Still deciding on your major? Curious about which classes to take for this year? Check out our classy advice page to gain more insight about what your fellow oyfans have taken in the past! Find out about classes, majors, and much more!


Our Favorite Pick-up Line:  Are you a parking ticket? 'Cause you've got fine written all over you.


<3, Community



What's up OYFA!

As the school year is beginning we would like to remind you of our upcoming event, the Lakas is Strength 5k! It is currently set on October 6th and sign ups will be available soon on the website, at tabling, or by contacting us for $20. 
With the fall season fast approaching, let's get pumped for football! Our first Intramural sport of the year will be football and will be co-ed, exciting, and tons of fun.  Even if you've never played football before, you can sign up and learn or just come out to support our team. Click on the link if you're interested to sign up!

Our favorite pick up line: Is your dad a terrorist? Cuz you da bomb!
Your sports chairs,
Kris and Richard


Welcome back OYFAm!
We hope all of you have had an awesome summer and are ready for the new year!
With the school year starting up, keep a lookout for:
  • New ways you can help advertise the scholarship to our 1st Year Members 
  • New ways you can help solicit donations from alumni, family members, etc.
  • New academic advising/networking opportunities within our organization
Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you all very soon!

Pick-up line: Are you sure you're not from South Korea? Because I know you're my Seoul-mate.
Sexy Scholarship, Arnel Agas & Glenn Getty


What's up OYFAmilia?!

Jor and I hope you all had an amazing, relaxing summer, and we can't wait to see you all once again! Amidst school work, jobs, vacationing, and other shenanigans, your FIND chairs worked diligently this summer to make a bid to have the D7 Olympics at UVA this year, and we can officially announce to all of you that we will be hosting District 7 on September 28th for our annual Olympics! Watch out for the event page which will be up soon, as well as the event page for the after party which will be off the hizzle. Jor and I strongly believe that this year will be an incredibly strong year for District 7, and we truly hope you all will play integral roles in the successes of our district!

Favorite pick-up line: If you were a booger, I'd pick you first.
Your FIND Chairs with much love,
Jor(jvt2de) and Jasmine(jap8ew)


Hey OYFAm, Webmaster here! I've been working on the website (at throughout the summer, and I'd like to point out a few features:

-The donation link at is now up.  There are separate links for both the OYFA Excellence Scholarship and the HeCares Foundation!
-There is a calendar up with tentative events for the semester on the homepage and at
-Officer bios are up at and if you want an inside look at the leaders of OYFA!
-The online store is open at! Contact me or our treasurer Justin ( if you have any questions regarding the merchandise.

Hope everyone is excited for the upcoming year, it's gonna be a great one!


Hi OYFA! Hope you had a wonderful and relaxing summer! If you're not ready to start the school year yet, why not reminisce on the Historic Facebook page! We look forward to create many wonderful memories with you during the upcoming school year!

Favorite pick-up line: "Did you survive the Avada Kedavra curse? Because you're drop dead gorgeous!"


What’s up OYFA! Welcome back!

We hope that you all had a great summer and are excited for this year! We have a lot of great things planned for you guys, so we’re SUPER excited and hope you are too!

Look out for more information about upcoming events in the next WIO and at the first general meeting!

Favorite pick-up line: If a fat man puts you in a bag at night, don’t worry I told Santa i wanted you for Christmas ;)


Social (Nicole & Danielle)

Public Relations


Hope you all had a great summer. We're so excited to be back to PR for all the amazing events that are being planned. Look out for some sick flyers and videos!
Pickup Line: Are you Dwayne Johnson 'cause you rock.
Student Advisors


We hope that everybody’s summer break was AWESOME (although you orgo people sounded like you were DIENE...GET IT?!). Currently Student Advisor Sing-Along Sessions aren’t planned at the moment since we are getting our schedules situated, but if you guys have any pressing questions/concerns/comments/just want to tell us that we are the bestest people ever, feel free to email us! Other than that, have fun at the Activities Fair (GET US LITTLES) and keep the energy high so that this will be the best year EVER!

We outtie,

Michael (mdl3ba) & Doan (tp5re) - the Mickey-D’s
Trivia Challenge 
Be the first to answer back with at least one correct answer to be the next featured OYFAN! But wait! If you answer back with both answers by the end of this week (midnight on Sunday), you will be entered into the Week In OYFA Raffle for a chance to win a small gift at the next general meeting!

1. I have a scar from tripping and hitting my head on a coffee table when I was younger. Guess Hoo?

2. What Filipino soup is made of chicken, rice and garlic?

This week's Featured OYFAN is Kim Hall!

Tell us about yourself! 
My name is Kim and I am a second year.  I am Pre-Comm and still deciding if I want to do Pre-med as well.  I love animals, but only the ones that don't make any noise.  My favorite animals are cats, specifically black ones because they are so peaceful and self-sufficient!  I like my life to be really spontaneous and unplanned, except with school, of course.  I enjoy watching sports- my favorite sport to keep tabs on is professional tennis.  I'm involved with a lot of things on ground but one thing I want to do before I graduate is join a sports team because I really enjoy competing and I have never been part of a sports team due to being a band geek all throughout high school :)

Favorite GIF?
I discovered this GIF while studying for my Stat final.  I thought it was hilarious at the time.
Kim's Favorite GIF


What do you love about OYFA?
I love that people in OYFA look out for each other and support each other.  Even if a person doesn't know you very well, he or she is still willing to lend a helping hand.  Like literally every single person says that OYFA is a home a way from home and not to be cliche but it really is and its a dynamic that is unmatched.

Answers to the previous trivia questions: 
1. The Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos gave Philippines its name, and it is named after King Phillip II of Spain.
2. Michelle Zeng


A message from the Recording Secretary:

...and we're back for another year! Let the memories begin, OYFA :)

If you know any friends who would like to subscribe to the WIO, please tell them to contact me and I will happily add them to our mailing list. 

Much love,
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