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October 20th, 2013
A Message from the President
Hey OYFAns! 
Congratulations to your newly instated Board and Council members! 
Corresponding Secretary - Allan Bagsic
Historic - Elexa Rallos
PR - Katherine Jiang 
ISIP - Jenny Hodge and Angeli Mendoza
Don't forget that this Saturday, October 26th is our Homecoming Tailgate! It'll be at Garden X from 10-11:30am. Eat some Wayside, meet alumni and mingle with other fellow OYFAs! Here's the link to the Facebook event:
Have a great week, everyone! 


Recording Secretary
Hey OYFAm!

Every year the Recording Secretary publishes a directory all of our member's and parent's contact information called the Little Pages to reach out to members and parents throughout the year!

Here is the link to the directory:

Here's the form if you haven't filled it out! Babies, it's highly important for you to fill it out because this is how we'll be inviting your families to Global Expo, where they'll be seeing all of your hard work paying off in those awesome dances! 

Thanks guys!


Thanks for everyone who came out to support Lakas is Strength 5K last Friday! The event was a huge success!

Come join us for Trick or Treat on the Lawn on Thursday, October 31st from 4-6pm at Lawn Room 32. There will be a family competition for whichever family can donate the most bags of candy for the event! Points will be given for both the quality of candy and the quantity of candy donated!

Look out for concessions in November!



Wasssssssssssup OYFA!
Thanks for coming to Global Expo practice today! You guys looked especially SEXY today ;)
The next practice is this Thursday, October 24, in Slaughter MP2 from 6pm-8pm! Modern for Boys/Girls is at 6pm and Traditional is at 7pmPlease note the switch-up!
Here's a list of all future practices, so please plan accordingly:
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 - All
Wednesday, November 13 - All
Thursday, November 14 - All
Friday, November 15 - All til you get it right!!
Sunday practices will usually be 1ish - 4ish and Weekday practices will be from 8ish - midnightish with the first half is Traditional and second half is Modern, about 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 contact us
See you there!
Culture (Kristine & Leangelo)


Hey there OYFA!
Please come to the Historic & ISIP Geography and Dialects Session on October 29th in Clark 108 at 7:00PM! Winners get ENSAYMADAAlso keep in mind that the families with the most ISIP session attendances get a PRIZE! 
In recent news:
This past week the Visayas region of the Philippines suffered a devastating Earthquake. The Earthquake reached ~7.9, "toppling bridges, shattering roads, causing landslides and reducing historic churches to rubble."
Search, rescue, and other relief efforts are still in full force.
Please keep the victims and their families in your thoughts.
Have a wonderful week OYFA!



We hope everyone is have a great fall break so far! We just have 2 things!

First, we are excited to announce our Date Auctionees….drum roll please! SARAH CHWIKI & YIMING LIN! Be sure to mark your calendars and come out to Newcomb Theater on October 22nd at 7PM to support your fellow OYFAns as they showcase their lovely talents! With that, be on the look out for more details to come about ASU Semi-formal on November 9th! :)

Second, keep filling this social survey out, Click Here! Thanks!

Social (Nicole - naw4hr & Danielle - dbe5pj)


Hey everyone,

Our next IM sport is co-rec inner-tube water polo! Our games are Tuesdays at 10:30 pm. Look out for more info! Stay cool :)



First of all, please congratulate your new Historic chair, Elexa Rallos!

Come join us at Historic & ISIP Present:  Geography and Dialects of the Philippines, next Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:00 PM in Clark 108!  We will be discussing the geography of the Philippines and the many different ways that the Filipino language can be spoken!  And you can even win some prizes at the end!  Hope to see you there!
- Historic 


Kamusta OYFAmily!
If you're a first year and are not yet part of the OYFA Class of 2017 facebook page, join here!
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
Many of us are heading over to Nau 101 at 7PM for APAutumn's Opening Ceremonies, so come with us to hear some awesome speakers talk about A/APA issues!
BIGS: If there is anyone who is up for taking another little, please please let us know! We're looking for some bigs for new awesome littles that recently joined :) Thanks!


Dear OYFAmily,

The moment has arrived!  We've received word that FIND Dialogue 2013 will be held the weekend of NOVEMBER 22-24 AT KEAN UNIVERSITY in Union, NJ!  This year's theme is "Makabayan," which stands for patriotism, so whether or not you're Filipino, come learn about and discuss different topics and issues dealing with patriotism, while also fostering a sense of unity within the schools of our district as well as the schools of the other six districts!
If you're interested at all, fill this form out! We'll use this as a guide to what you're curious about and so that we can give you more information abou tthe event!
Lastly, please remember that this month's SFAS theme is History, so make sure to attend the Historic Session on October 28!
FIND (Jasmine & Jor)


Thanks everyone for coming to Filipino Food Night! We raised a lot of money for the Scholarship Endowment Fund and it was all thanks to your stomachs and generosity! Shout out to Historic and Council for all the help! We hope everyone is having a good Fall Break!

Sexy Scholarship

General Announcements

A message from ASU:
APAutumn is starting tomorrow! Learn about Asian culture, boost your professional development skills, eat great Asian food, and more in a series of events held through October 17 to October 25. Hope to see you there!

(ACT)IVATE at Opening Ceremony: October 21, 7 PM, Nau 101. 
Learn about life after college from a panel of UVA alumni in a variety of postgraduate fields.

INTER(ACT) at Date Auction: October 22, 7 PM, Newcomb Theater. 
Watch some of the most talented students in UVA Asian organizations showcase their talents before being auctioned off for the semiformal!

GET THE F(ACTS) at Issues Round Table: October 24, 6 PM, Newcomb 177.
Discuss pressing issues facing the Asian community today, especially with regards to domestic violence.

IMP(ACT) at Closing Ceremony: October 25, 4 PM, 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!

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. 


Virginia East Asian Society is a student organization dedicated to bring East Asian politics to University of Virginia. This friday we will be heading to the bowling alley for a casual gathering. for further details contact their Social Chair Vicky abiola @"

Want to talk to someone about research 
but don't know who to ask?
The URN Research Advising Program 
(URN RAP) is back!
Please stop by Clemons 200F to talk to one of our peer advisors. Get your questions answered or just ask them about what they're doing!

Upcoming October office hours:
Monday, 10/21 â€“ Duncan Cannon 2-3pm

Wednesday, 10/23 â€“ Molly Booth 2-3pm

Friday, 10/25 â€“ Rob Dyer 12-1pm

Monday, 10/28 â€“ Mason Brannon 3– 4pm

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. How many islands are there in the Philippines?

2. I'm a Fourth Year, in The Mighty, and majoring in Systems Engineering! Guess Hoo?

This week's Featured OYFAn is Daniel Mares!

Tell us a little about yourself!
Hi, my name is Daniel Mares; I am a second year in the E-School and I'm studying mechanical engineering. I was born in Mexico City and moved to Virginia when I was 8 years old. I love to eat, sleep, and play soccer and video games, as well as hanging out with my friends. Currently the top item on my bucket list is skydiving, because I think it would be such an awesome experience. Shoutout to my co-big Richard Lay and our little Kevin Zeng! They are two of the chillest and funniest people to be around, so if you don't know them yet you should!

Favorite gif: 
because there is just so much awesomeness. That guy is my inspiration.
If you could rewind to an OYFA moment, what would it be and why?
I would probably want to go back to the Thanksgiving Potluck. I had a lot of fun hanging out and making food with my OYFAmily, the Lubi-Lubis, and the food was simply delicious. I can't wait for this year's potluck!

Answers to the previous trivia questions: 
1. 1819
2. Snapbacks & Tattoos/Lotus Flower Bomb/Waiter/Poison

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