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October 6th, 2013
A message from the President!

Interim elections will be held on October 20th, 12PM @ Maury 209! Last year after Board and Council elections, there were five spots open - Corresponding Secretary, ISIP (2), PR, and Historic - where the positions were filled in last Spring through an interview and application process. OYFA will be holding Interim elections in October to instate interim council members. 
 So far, the people listed below are running for these respective positions:
Corresponding Secretary: Allan Bagsic
Initiative Studies in Pilipino (ISIP): Angeli Mendoza and Jenny Hodge
Historic: Christine Chen
Public Relations (PR): Katherine Jiang
Anyone can also run during interim
  elections, even first years! Email me ( if you would like to be put in the ballot or have any questions about the election process. 
Thank you guys for coming out to our events! We have a lot of fun events planned for you all, such as Filipino Food Night and the Lakas 5K, so get excited! 
Have a good week and enjoy your Fall Break!
-Camille Lorenzana
PS: Shoutout to the Singkil family! 

Historic & Scholarship

Guess what's happening this week?! 
It's this Thursday, October 10th from 5-8pm at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church (right across from Ohill & the cemetery). 
Don't miss out on your chance to eat authentic Filipino food. We'll be serving pancit (rice noodles), lumpia (Filipino eggrolls), and chicken adobo! 

Pre-Sale Prices:
Plate (Pancit, Lumpia, Rice + Drink): $5
Plate + Adobo: $6
Door Prices:
Plate: $7
Plate: $8
Tickets can still be bought from 10am-2pm at the Whispering Wall and outside of Newcomb. If you're unable to make Filipino Food Night, but you still really want to eat our food, contact either Christine Chen (csc3nk) or Marc Nepomuceno (mtn9vv) about possibly having a pick-up/carry out system!  
If you're interested in performing, please sign up on THIS SPREADSHEET. Performers will also get a discount on food!
Everyone have a safe fall break, and hope to see you at our events this week!
Much love,
Historic & Scholarship


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 :)

Classy Advice

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

<3, Community


Good job at today's practice, Babies!!! You guys were AWESOME. 
If you want to practice the Modern Everyone Dance more on your own or if you missed out on these past few practices, check out this video of your sexy choreographer Nikoe doing werk! Office hours will be scheduled later on as well.
Our next practice is on Sunday, October 20, location and time TBA and the Boys/Girls Dances will be taught!
Here's a list of all future practices, so please plan accordingly:
Sunday October 20 - Boys/Girls Dance
Thursday, October 24 - Boys/Girls Dance
Sunday, October 27 - Boys/Girls Dance
Thursday, October 31 - Partner
Sunday, November 3 - Partner
Tuesday, November 5 - Partner
Sunday, November 10
WednesdayNovember 13
ThursdayNovember 14
FridayNovember 15
Sunday practices will usually be 1ish - 4ish and Weekday practices will be from 8ish - midnightish. First half is traditional and second half is Modern, 45 minutes each!
Exact times and locations will be announced closer to the date. 
It's very important for you to attend practices and learn the dances if you want to perform at global expo. If for any reason you can't make it, please email us
See you there!
Culture (Kristine & Leangelo)


Hey OYFAmily!

First off, we'd like those of you helped us chalk last Thursday night! It successful and extremely helpful for PR, Historic, Community, and Sports!

Also, we are taking nominations for Date Auction from now until THIS WEDNESDAY (10/9) - this date has changed from what we had originally said. Date Auction will be held on October 22 and we want as many OYFAns as possible to be there to support our nominees, so save that date in your calendars! For anyone who doesn't know, Date Auction is an annual event held by ASU in preparation for ASU Semi-Formal, which will be November 9 this year, to help raise money for a specific charity. Each Asian organization nominates members to show off their talents and be "bought" by someone else as their date for Semi-Formal.

If there is someone you want to nominate please email Nicole (naw4hr) or (dbe5pj) with their name ASAP. Please make sure to only nominate new members! If you are a new member who has been nominated, you will be notified and at that point you can accept or decline your nomination. Once we have the finalized list next WEDNESDAY, the new members will vote! 
That's All Folks! Have a great week :)


Hey OYFAmily,


Thanks again to everyone who participated in D7 Olympics last Saturday! It was a really fun time, and we had a great turnout from both UVA and the entire district with over 300 participants that day! In first place waFASA at VT, followed by FACT at VCU, and FASA at TCC. So, congrats to them but, remember: we're all winners! Four for you, D7!! You go, D7!!


Keep an eye out for information about FIND, Dialogue, a day long workshop series that will take place in November, discussing matters that deal with Filipinos and Filipino Americans historically and in today's time. If you wanna learn more about what Dialogue is, come eat DINNER with us at Newcomb on Wednesday, October 9 at 6:00 to FIND out more! If you get there and can't FIND us, text me(Jasmine) at the number (757)619-9229.


Also, we know a lot of you will be participating in Global Expo on November 16; however, FACT @ VCU is holding their annual talent night on November 16 as well, and is extending the opportunity to submit auditions to the rest of D7. If you're interested in auditioning and performing, email one of us, and we'll get you the right information and work out rides over there for you!


With D7 Love,

Jasmine(jap8ew) & Jor(jvt2de)


Kamusta OYFAmily!
Don't forget our weekly Membership Dinner will be held Monday 6pm at Newcomb Dining HallCome have dinner with us :D We'll be in the back by the desserts as usual. 
Michael (mar8af) 703-508-5032
Andrea (aev9dp) 703-447-3443
And if anyone knows someone who is still interested in joining OYFA, just let one of us know!


Hey everyone,
Thanks for a great football season. It was really fun, and we did awesome! Look out for info regarding our next IM sport :)


Student Advisors



Hopefully your week has been going awesome! We will unfortunately not be having STUDENT ADVISOR SUPER HAPPY FUN TIME SING ALONG YEAH because of fall break. So instead, HAVE A HAPPY FALL BREAK GUYS! If you need anything, please contact either one of us :)



Michael Lapuz (mdl3ba, 571 527 9756) &

Doan Phan (tp5re, 757 215 6964)

a.k.a. The Mickey-D’s <3

General Announcements

A message from ASU:
APAutumn is coming up!  Come learn about professional development skills, life after college, and A/APA culture from October 17 to October 25.  Events during APAutumn include:

October 17, 5-8 PMTheme Dinner at Newcomb Dining Room.  Come to enjoy delicious Asian dishes courtesy of Newcomb Dining and the various Asian organizations on Grounds!

October 21, 7 PMOpening Ceremonies at Nau 101.  Learn about life after college from a panel of UVA alumni in variety of postgraduate fields.

October 22, 7 PMDate Auction at Newcomb Theater.  Watch some of the most talented students in UVA Asian organizations perform before being auctioned off for the semiformal!

October 24, 7 PMIssues Round Table at Location TBD.  Discuss pressing issues facing the Asian community today, especially with regards to domestic violence.
October 25, 4 PMClosing Ceremonies at Ern Commons.  Fine tune your professional skills at this lecture presented by Claire L. Tse, MGA of Tse Solutions LLC and co-author of the book: The SOLVE Communication Method.

Also, join the Minority Rights Coalition at our Town Hall event on Thursday, October 10 at 5 PM in the Newcomb Ballroom. We will have a student panel followed by a roundtable discussion. This is an opportunity to engage in dialogue about diversity issues across grounds. We aim to provide a space where individuals can reflect and form opinions in addressing these relevant issues at the University. Food will be provided.

Facebook Event

Applications for the 2013-2014 APALTI cohort are now being accepted. This prestigious
leadership development program is open to 1st and 2nd year A/APA students. 
Due by 11:59PM on Friday, October 25th. No late applications will be accepted.
APALTI is sponsored by A/APA programs and services in the Office of the Dean of Students. 


Come to ONE@UVA's October general meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8th, 7pm in Monroe 118 and star in our video on emPOWERing Africa! Free Pizza will be provided to those who participate as we use social media to get our policy members to give energy access to Sub-Saharan Africa! Join us as we tweet, Facebook, and write letters to emPOWER Africa! 

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. I'm a 2nd year, and I tripped down the stairs of the Rotunda the first time I streaked in front of a bunch of people. Guess Hoo? 

2. What event is taking place on Oct. 22 within the ASU community?

This week's Featured OYFAn is Elexa Rallos!

Tell us a little about yourself!
My name is Elexa Rallos and I am a first year reppin' the 757. I am from Virginia Beach, VA but was born in California and have done a lot of moving since I'm a Navy brat. I'd like to either be a biology or psychology major, hopefully in the pre-med or PA track. I love to go shopping, eat, and go to the gym and stay fit; hit me up and we should go together sometime! I spend my days at the MAC and my nights in Rice so find me distracting myself at one of those locations. Shout out to my wonderful bigs: Michael Ramada and Christine Tran and to my lovely co-sib: Melissa (Mel) Zhu!

Oh and you'll most likely always see me with my other half of almost four years: Vince Egalla :P
Favorite GIF?
This is my favorite GIF because it's accurate and I love Adventure Time. 
^That's also my Tumblr so feel free to follow me
Favorite OYFA Memory so far?
I really love doing the Global Expo practices because it gives me the opportunity to bond with my fellow OYFA babies :) <3

Answers to the previous trivia questions: 
1. Sarah Chwiki
2. Initiative Studies in Pilipino

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