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September 22nd, 2013
A message from the Treasurer!
Treasuredaddy here reminding everyone to pay their $10 dues. Dues will get you discounts for parties ($3 only!), into the Thanksgiving potluck, and they'll ensure that we can fund our many activities such as IM sports, social events, and so much more! I will be available to collect dues throughout Family week. 
Also, I am doing a buy one get one free sale of OYFA merchandise for Big/Lil Week. Message/email me if you'd like anything. The items below are for sale, and you can mix and match (I'll just take the higher price for the deal).
- Cups: $2
- Stickers: $2
- Hoodies: $25
- Black shirt (Medium and XL only) and purple shirt: $10
- Red "Suns out Guns out" tank tops: $10


Kamusta OYFAmily!
Thank you to all who came out to Field Day and the First Global Expo practice today! We hope you all had a great time, and we'll be looking forward to seeing all of you at the rest of this weeks' events! 
TomorrowSeptember 23 is Beta Bridge Painting at 7PM! Come and decorate Beta Bridge with your  families and show off those art skills! The best painting will be voted on by our alumni for family points! We'll be meeting at the UVA chapel next to the Rotunda around 6:45, so we hope to see you guys there!
Here's the rest of Big/Little Week!
Tuesday, September 24th - Wings Night @ Wild Wings Cafe 7PM - meet at the Ohill parking lot!
Wednesday, September 25th - Amazing Race @ ERN Commons 7-8:30PM 
Thursday, September 26th - OHill Dinner @ 5PM
Friday, September 27th - Family Dinner @ your family head's apartments!
Saturday, September 28th - D7 Olympics @ Nameless Field - Registration 12PM 
Additionally, if you're new to OYFA and are interested in being a little, fill out this LITTLE FORMWe'll find you a big as soon as we can!
Our weekly Membership Dinner  will be held this Monday, September 23rd, at 6:00PM at Newcomb Dining Hall. Hope to see you there!
If you have trouble finding us, our numbers are:
Michael (703-508-5032)
Andrea (703-447-3443)
That's all for now, but we hope to see you all very soon!

Public Relations

Hey OYFAm!
Check off one of the things to do before graduation at BETA BRIDGE TOMORROW NIGHT! Meet up at the Chapel across Alderman Library at 6:45PM and remember to wear old clothes!


Beautiful OYFAmily,

This week is going to be one of the biggest weeks for Jor and me, seeing as D7 Olympics is THIS SATURDAY! Be at Newcomb Theater at 11:00 AM in your athletic wear and an orange shirt for registration. Be sure to have 2 forms of identification with you i.e. your student ID and your actual ID. We will walk over to Nameless field from there. Sunday morning, we will announce the winner at the D7 General Body Meeting at Maury 209 at 11:00 AM.
If you plan on attending D7 Olympics to register, you must answer this poll so we can check you off this list on Saturday morning. Register HERE.
We also have an after party that night so look out for the event page.
We are in huge need of housing for Saturday night. I've already sent out emails and Facebook posts about housing, so you can tell how urgent this is becoming. People staying overnight will bring pillows, blankets, and sleeping bags, so all you have to worry about it floor space. Comfort does not really matter, so please help us out. To give you some numbers, we have about 40 people displaced right now, so sign up to house HERE
We love you and thank you for all the support!
Jasmine (jap8ew) and Jor (jvt2de)


Thanks to everyone who came out to the first Global Expo practice today, Bigs and Littles! Y'all did WERK
For the babies, we ask that you update your preference of which dance you want to do on the sign-up sheet. Remember that we have spots for only 9 girls and 9 boys for our traditional dance, Kuratsa, so be sure to change it if you want to! The last day to change will be THIS FRIDAY, so get on that!
Our next practice is Sunday, September 29 from 1-2:30pm at AFC MP4! Traditional will be at 1pm and Modern will be at 1:45pm!
Also, Sakuting will be practicing for CultureFest THIS Wed. after Culture Night (around 8:30pm).
See you there!
Culture (Kristine & Leangelo)



Happy big little week! Make sure to come out to as many events and hang out with OYFA!

As you all know we are hosting the D7 Olympics this Saturday and you know what that means: we’re having an AFTER PARTY with all the D7 schools!

Where: Szechuan Restaurant

When: Saturday September 28, 2013 from 11PM to 2AM

Prices: $3 for olympics participants, $5 for non-participants, $7 after midnight

There will be more information regarding rides and stuff to come!

Also if you haven’t already, please fill out this survey so we know what types of social events you guys would like to have us plan for this year!

See you all at beta bridge tomorrow night!


Social (Nicole - naw4hr & Danielle - dbe5pj)


Lakas is Strength 5K

GET HYPE for our first ever GLOW 5K!!!!!!!!!!! Come out to support the HeCares Foundation, and Relay for Life on October 18th! We need volunteers! Please sign up on this form. We can’t do it without you :)

Do you love watching Disney on Ice? Sign up for October concessions here. Remember, the OYFAn who comes out to the most community events throughout the year is eligible for the OYFA Citizenship Award, and the big/little pair who comes out the most gets a FREE dinner at the restaurant of their choice!

Classy Advice

FIRST AND SECOND YEARS!! Check out our classy advice page! Find out about classes, majors, and much more!

<3, Community


Greetings OYFA!

Attention First Years! Keep a lookout for more information about the OYFA Excellence Scholarship coming to you later on this fall. This scholarship, endowed by donations from parents, alumni, and various university organizations, is given to one first-year displaying outstanding qualities and commitment to OYFA, as well as their academics and other university programs.

Also, the Pag-Asa Benefit Concert will be held on Saturday, November 23. Keep a lookout for sign-ups if you want to show off your talents and perform for all of OYFA!

In addition, Scholarship will be also be presenting a weekly TED Talk on various topics of leadership, innovation, and other cool information! This week’s TED Talk is by David Pogue, showing you the 10 top time-saving tech tips! Click on this LINK to watch it!


Hope to see all of you at Big/Little Week this week!

Much love,

Sexy Scholarship, Arnel & Glenn


Thanks everyone who came out to Field Day.  Shout out to the Pandango family for taking home the trophy!  Also, good job on the IM football win tonight! Look out for info regarding our playoff game.  Stay cool.

Student Advisors

Why, hello OYFA.


The Student Advisors are so excited about OYFA’s Big/Little Week events this week! TURN UPPPPP!


Remember that we have our office hours / STUDENT ADVISOR SUPER HAPPY FUN TIME SING ALONG YEAH this Friday 9/27 from 1 PM to 3 PM in the Pav this week! Come have lunch, chill with us, tell us what your favorite event from Big/Little Week was (Field Day? Wing Night?), or just be ratchet with us in general. You know how we do. We know you guys are free at this time so come out to be with us (sorry we’re needy T.T)


Of course, if you need to talk to us about life, classes, OYFA, relationships, or how you can’t stop singing Wrecking Ball, feel free to reach out to us anytime! Text ussss plz.



Michael Lapuz (mdl3ba, 571 527 9756) &

Doan Phan (tp5re, 757 215 6964)

a.k.a. The Mickey-D’s <3

General Announcements

Join ASU for our bi-weekly Roundtable Discussion series this Thursday at 6 pm! This week's topic is:
Asian Americans and Education: Dealing with Stereotypes and Stress
Thursday, September 26 from 6-7 pm in Newcomb 177!
We will be discussing how Asian Americans have dealt with the stereotypes surrounding "Tiger moms" and the "model minority" while coping with stress in college such as:
-How has the "model minority" stereotype helped us or harmed us?
-Is there anything inherently wrong with "Tiger Mom" parenting?
Snacks will be provided!

Call for Students!  2013-2014 AAPAAN Career Mentoring Program 

UVA's Asian and Asian Pacific American Alumni Network (AAPAAN) is actively recruiting students to participate in its career mentoring program.  These relationships aim to encourage networking and provide academic, career support and guidance for undergraduates through the extensive and diverse experiences of their mentors.  Our career mentors seek to assist you with your professional and academic aspirations!  Mentors' career fields include:
-Medicine/health care
- Business
-Environmental consulting
Students should be sincerely interested in developing a mentorship over the course of the academic year.  Student-mentor pairs should be in contact at least once a month.  Please see the attached Mentorship Guidelines for additional information.   

To participate, please complete the Student Application at by Friday, October 4.  Student-mentor pairings will be made later in October.  Questions?  Contact Joy Tongsri at or see

Want to get messy for a good cause? Sign up for PAINT WAR FOR CHARITY, Sunday September 29th from 2-4PM on Nameless Field. Sponsored by Lambda Phi Epsilon, CSA, and ASU, PAINT WAR FOR CHARITY is a tournament-style paint balloon battle with prizes for the winning team! Pre-registration is $7, and can be done online. On-site registration is $10. All proceeds go to "Be The Match" Bone Marrow Donor Foundation. 

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'm a second year OYFA baby transferred from University of Michigan! Guess Hoo? 
2. What is the OYFA event coming up on October 18th that EVERYONE should go to?

This week's Featured OYFAn is Marc Nepomuceno!

Tell us a little about yourself!
My name is Marc Nepomuceno and I am one of your Historic Chairs! (Like this page) I'm a Second Year Biology major on the pre-med track.  I'm from Virginia Beach, but I was born in Yokosuka, Japan.  I also lived in Honolulu, Hawaii for three years, so that's casual.  I like to listen to British artists from time to time, and I like to clean.  I also work in the textbook department at the UVa Bookstore, so if you want to stop by, PLEASE do.  Otherwise, talk to me in the MAC during the day, weeeee.  My big is the one and only Anessa Caalim, and my little is the awesome Truc Vo!  

Favorite GIF?
This is currently my favorite GIF because the dog is just happily lying down and then it gets attacked by cookies.  It just looks so shocked and it's SO FUNNY.
If you could rewind back to an OYFA moment, what would it be?
I would rewind back to Culturefest/Barrio practices cause that's where I got to bond with my class and all of the wonderful people in OYFA!  All of the traditions also made them more interesting kekeke.

Answers to the previous trivia questions: 
1. Leangelo Acuna
2. at Barrio Fiesta! 

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