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February 2nd, 2014


Hey OYFAm!


Don’t forget to come to our FIRST GENERAL MEETING of the semester this



Afterwards, join Social for some CUPCAKE DECORATING!



Also, to facilitate more bonding within the organization, fill out this form if you’re interested and we will randomly pair you up with another big/little pair! :) You can do whatever you want but it’d be cool to just bond with people you may or may not know already! You’ll be notified by e-mail so keep a look out for that!

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Have a great week!



Social (Nicole & Danielle)


Barrio Countdown: 54 DAYS
Not sure what dance you are in for Barrio? Check This Out
Please let US or the CHOREOGRAPHER know if you CAN'T participate ASAP.
There are also other ways to participate in Barrio!
 Sign up for a committee here!
We also have concessions coming up! Sign up to play with us behind the counter here!
Check your e-mails for practice dates, times, and locations!
...and remember the 2-strike rule!
Barriyoncé & Barrihanna,
Culture (Leangelo and Kristine)


Kamusta OYFAmily!
We'd like to thank everyone SO MUCH for an awesome Big-Little week! We were so excited to see a lot of old faces as well as some new ones :)
As usual, Membership Dinner will be held Tuesday at 6pm at Newcomb Dining Hall! Come and hang out with us!


Hey there everybody! 

We are closing on the Winter Classic! If you still want to join, sign up below.  Don't forget to come to our weekly practices on Fridays from 3:30-5:00. The Winter Classic will be on Saturday February 22.  Get excited!
Don't forget we have our IM games every Sunday!  Basketball will be at 5:30, and volleyball will be at 9:30. Look out for more info :)
We will also be ordering jerseys for anybody interested. Fill out the following form, the cost should be approximately $23, thanks!


Hey, OYFAm!

We hope you all have had a good past week, and we can't wait to see you at the general meeting! We want to thank everyone who have been attending Sports' football practices and who plan on competing at the D7 Winter Classic onSaturday, February 22. We need all the players we can get (especially girls) to play. Let's bring the trophy home this year!!!
If you plan on attending the Winter Classic to play or to watch, fill out this form right HERE!
In addition, this month's SFAS theme is Expression and the Arts. How do you express yourself???
Lastly, we will be gauging interest in attending W&M FASA's culture show Sunday, February 16. If you would like to attend, please let either Jor or me know!
Love in D7,
Jor(jvt2de) and Jasmine(jap8ew)


HeCares Foundation T-Shirt Sale

Buy one of our t-shirts for $12! All proceeds support street children in Manila. Check out our Facebook Page.

Month of February SPECIAL: Buy one get one 50% off + free OYFA sticker!


Contact: Rachel Zaragoza (raz3gf) or Kim Hall (knh9xe) and we will deliver!


OYFA Citizenship Award

Don’t forget to come out and support Community events this semester and earn POINTS towards the OYFA Citizenship Award! The Big/Little pair with the most points wins a FREE $30 gift card to the restaurant of their choice!


Right now the Top Three Big-Little Families are:

1. Jasmine Pineda and Celina Amados

2. Leangelo Acuna and Dylan Hoang

3. Justin Trinidad, David Katahira, and Kevin Cao


Congratulations and Keep up the hard work!


Valentine’s Day Card Making

Join us on February 11th and February 12th from 7pm-10pm to make Valentine’s Day cards for the UVA Children’s Hospital! Location: TBA


Have a great week OYFA! <3


General Announcements

APAHM is quickly approaching and we would love to have another annual Opening Ceremony 4th-Year Panel! Speakers should reflect on their time at UVa and offer their wisdom to underclassmen by speaking on the theme of "Breakthrough," which includes issues such as breaking through Asian stereotypes. 
If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else to speak at the APAHM Opening Ceremony 4th-Year Panel, please email name(s) to!

Celebrate the ONE's 10th anniversary with 
FREE PIZZA at ONE@UVA's February meeting
on Monday, Feb. 3, at 7pm in Clark G004 (downstairs)!!! 
We will be discussing our next challenge for the season and partaking in advocacy actions against Big Oil!

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** V-Day JC Tea Sale **
Find us on the Lawn Feb 13-14 from 11am-2pm to buy delicious baked goods and warm tea!
All proceeds will be donated to relief funds for Japan's natural disasters.
☆ Wear your JC t-shirt and get a free cupcake or 
participants in the family video contest receive a free item ☆


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Get paid for loving U.Va. as an Orientation Leader!


Applications are due February 3rd by 4.00PM.
The application is available at:
For any questions, contact

The Transfer Student Peer Advisor (TSPA) Program is a student run organization designed to help new transfer students become acclimated at the University of Virginia. TSPAs are primary resources for easing the academic and social transition of new transfer students into the University. You do not have to be a transfer student to apply! This program fosters a strong network of transfer students who can rely upon one another for support, friendship and guidance. TSPAs strengthen this network through academic and social programming for new transfer students as well as through close and frequent contact with their advisees.
More information and an application are available at Applications are dueFebruary 24th at 4PM!
Contact: with any questions.
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 prize at the next general meeting if you attend! Remember, the raffle is renewed every month so keep participating!

1. What OYFA events are going on this Thursday and where?

2. What award is Community giving to one Big/Little pair?

This week's Featured OYFAn is Yiming Lin!

Tell us a little about yourself! Salutations, My name is Yiming Lin. I hail from Tampa, Florida which is about 40 min from Disney World. I am currently a first year who plans on majoring in commerce.
Now a few things about me… I think my favorite past time is to cook… I love fun socks…and I love to laugh and make people laugh.

Favorite GIF? I don’t really look up GIFs so I don’t really have a favorite one. Sorry!!! But I love vines and my favorite one would have to be this one
Favorite OYFA memory? My favorite OYFA memory would have to the Christmas Rotunda dinner. The Rotunda dinner was my favorite event because of the amazing food, the wonderful performers (especially my big Michael Lapuz ), and the great cause that the Rotunda Dinner benefited! Even though this was my favorite event, there was dozens of other events that I loved… Big/Little week… Semi-Formal… The Glow Run… Sakuting Family trips…Crashing other Family’s Family Trips…Going to Family dinners… Crashing other Family’s Family Dinners… going to Short Pump…Crazy themed parties... Chillin in the Mac room….and most of all getting to know such a great group of people! Thanks for making my first year so amazing! I will always look back and cherish these amazing and crazy memories. Love you all!

Answers to the previous trivia questions: 
1. Zumba with Andrea!
2. There are 6 Megamodern dances!

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