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April 15th, 2013 
Upcoming Events
4/16- General Meeting 7 pm, Jam Sesh @ Lawn
4/19- Relay For Life
4/21- DiAPAson
4/28- VMA's 3-5 pm @ Newcomb Kaleidoscope, Volleyball Tournament (time TBA)
5/1- End of the Year Picnic

A message from the President

Hey OYFA! 

A big thanks to everyone who came out to the Community Cookout yesterday that we cosponsored with SHHO, LSA, BSA, Phi Delt Fraternity, and Honor! It was definitely a huge success, and hopefully you all had fun. :)

Interim applications for ISIP, Historic, and Public Relations are due by tomorrow, Monday April 15th @ 11:59PM! Don't forget to sign up for an interview as well:


application:                                                                             signup:


Don't forget to come to the April General Meeting this Tuesday, April 16 @ Nau 101 7PM! We will be introducing new board and council, and will be talking about Relay for Life, VMAs, End of the Year Picnic, and more! 

If you guys have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to me at!

Community and Scholarship


We have THREE important announcements for you:


Calling ALL people with Talent! Consider submitting a video of your talent to be viewed at OYFA’s annual Video Music Awards. Just submit a five minute video of yourself or with friends doing your talent!  The maximum time is five minutes per video and the deadline is April 26th at 11:59 PM. There will be a special grand prize and superlatives.  Click here for more info and sign ups! :)

Classy Advice

Third and Fourth years, Scholarship and Community need your help updating Classy Advice to get a range of majors.  It will take only a couple minutes of your time!  Fill it out here!


Please sign up for concessions for the Florida State Game!  First shift starts at 9:30 am and last shift ends at 4:00 pm.  Click here to sign up! If you can sign up for more than one shift PLEASE do so. More information is included on the sign up sheet.


Schommunity <3


Kamusta OYFamily!

We would like to thank you all for making our very first membership dinner a success! We'll be having another membership dinner tomorrow, Monday April 15 at 6PM in Newcomb, so come and join us! Make sure to come to the GENERAL MEETINGfor some information regarding superlatives for the end of the year picnic and for this month's OYFAn of the month!


Paz and mahal,

Andrea and Michael

(insert cool nickname here)


Hey there OYFAm,

Hope you all had a great weekend! We have two announcements for you guys. After Tuesday’s General Meeting we will be having a Jam Session on the Lawn under the stars. Bring your instruments and there will be snacks! Take a break before things get super hectic with school. We’d love to see you all there even if it is only for a little bit!

Also, we decided to send out a google form to you all to get your input about events for next year. Please take a second to fill out this form and let us know what you’d be excited to do next year!!

Here is the link:

Much Love,

$ocial $wagg


What up, OYFAm!

As you all may know, D7 culture show season is in full effect and as members of D7, it is our duty to be there and support other schools just as they supported us at Barrio.  So to reiterate our sentiments from last week’s WIO, FACT@VCU Presents: Ang Palansak: The Collective will take place this SATURDAY, APRIL 20, AT 5:30 PM at the MAGGIE L. WALKER GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL in RICHMOND, VA and the after party, FACT@VCU Culture Night After Party! SPRINKLE SPRINKLE BABY, will take place later on that evening, from 11:00 pm until 2:00 am at KOBE JAPANESE STEAK AND SUSHI .  Some of you have already signed up to travel with us to support our friends at VCU, but we strongly encourage more of you to try and come out and represent OYFA in RVA!  

If you’re interested in coming along, sign up to be a passenger/driver HERE.

Drivers!  Expect a driver’s packet from us very soon.

To recap, please continue to sign up to travel with us to RVA THIS SATURDAY to show FACT@VCU a little OYFA love and support.  We guarantee that you will enjoy the show.  If you have any questions, please contact Jasmine (jap8ew) or I (jvt2de).  Thanks, and have a good week, OYFAm!

Your FIND Chairs,

The “Juicy J’s” (Jasmine Pineda & Jornel Torres)


What's good OYFA! 

Wanna spend the whole night together? ;) Well we can! This Friday, on April 19th, 6:00 pm to 6:00 am during Relay For Life come and see all of your favorite OYFAns. If you haven't yet, sign up here with this link.  Get hyped for a fun night of games, bonding and memories!
Since the weather will continue to be amazing, look out for posts and updates on pick up games for basketball, football, and whatnot. 
Lastly, OYFA and VSA are holding a volleyball tournament on the 28th of April.  It's going to be right after the VMA's, so hopefully we can get a lot of people out there! Whether you want to play or just come to support feel free to sign up/stop by! sign up here!

Peace out.
Your Sports Chairs
(Kris and Richard)

Public Relations

Hello OYFA!
To anyone who's interested in doing interim PR, go for it! Don't forget, it's tomorrow! We'll actually have a legit reason to hang out in the MAC all the time...
Talk, FB, or email me at (or all the awesome previous PR chairs)  if you want to find out more about what it entails, and how we'd werk it next year as a team. 
Looking forward to talking to ya,
Eclair Junchaya (on fiyah) & You! 

Thanks to everyone who participated in and came out to support us at International Night and EscAPAde! You guys did anawesome job! 
Reminder! If you still have any costumes or props from Barrio, please return them to us as soon as possible.
Stay fly,
Culture (Kristine & Leangelo)

Student Advisors


Thanks to all that came out to our photoshoot on Wednesday on the Lawn! It was a lot of fun and we got some good pictures out of it ;)

We will continue to hold office hours (STUDENT ADVISOR SING-ALONGS KYEAH) on Friday at the Pav from 2-5 PM. Shout outs to Kevin, Leangelo, and Grace for attending our first ones last week! <3 <3 <3 <3

As always, let us know if you have any concerns about anything at all. Real talk, school talk, OYFA talk, what you had for breakfast this morning, how great your Saturday night was...

P.S. APPLY FOR THE OPEN ISIP/PR/HISTORIC POSITIONS! We wanna see yo pretty faces on Council :)) The applications are due tomorrow night; we’d be glad to give you any advice about the positions or being on Council in general! It’ll be totally worth it!


Michael (mdl3ba) & Doan (tp5re) - the Mickey-D’s

General Announcements

aKDPhi at UVA presents...
Asian Awareness Women's Initiative (AAWI)
The sisters of alpha Kappa Delta Phi at the University of Virginia proudly present our annual Asian Awareness Women's Initiative event! This year we have invited 4 wonderfully successful women to speak as a panel about their experiences as Asian women professionals. 

Our speakers will be:
Sarah Wilcox Elliott (Director of Student Affairs at Darden)
Shraddha Prasad (Assistant Director of Orientation and New Student Programs)
Annie Kim (Assistant Dean for Public Service, UVA Law School)
Michelle Yoon (Instructional Designer, UVA Med School)

Date: Thursday April 18, 2013 
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Location: Clark 107

Everyone is welcome and the event will be relevant to any and everyone! 

Free food
 from Thai 99, Yuan Ho, Marco and Luca, and Tokyo Rose will be provided

Nelson- Chow & Nixon Chang Award Nominations
We are now accepting nominations for the Nelson-Chow and Nixon-Chang awards given to a 4th Year APA student and a Faculty/administrator here at the University respectively.  Nelson-Chow Award is given to a fourth-year who has made the greatest contribution to/on behalf of the APA community during their 4 years here at the University.  The Nixon-Chang Award is given to the faculty/administrator who has made a great contribution to/on behalf of the APA Community here at the University.  Anonymous nominations will not be accepted.

All nominations must be submitted by Friday April 19th at 5PM. Recipients will be announced at the APAHM Closing Ceremonies on April 25th. 


The Medical School and undergrad chapter of Operation Smile invite you to come celebrate a CincFiesta with us a little early on Friday 4/26We’ve teamed up with the Nursing School and Law School to bring you a great event for an even better cause. 

When - Friday, April 26th 9:00pm- 2:00am (cup sales end at midnight) 

Where - Baja Bean

Details - Buy a cup for $5.00 (all money will be donated) and get some great drink specials: 

$2 Baja Gold Beers

$3 Margaritas

 **Baja Snacks will also be provided**

Why - For the KIDS! By coming out and putting a smile on your face, you're helping kids get the cleft lip and palate surgery they need to put a smile on their faces.

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. When I was a kid, I had a dream that I was a mummy and slept walk and hit a wall. Guess Hoo?
2. Who was the 5th president of UVA?

This week's Featured OYFAN is Justin Trinidad!

Tell us about yourself!
 I'm a 2nd year majoring in Foreign Affairs, on the pre-med track. I like to play cello with an orchestra such as the Charlottesville and University Orchestra. In my free time, I like to play tennis or just chill at home watching tv or spend time with friends.

What does a typical day for you look like?
On my busiest days, I get up around 8 for classes. Afterwards I try to get a cup of coffee at Starbucks or Greenberry's so I can stay awake. I might cram in some Chinese before my next lecture starts. I then go through a marathon of classes, sometimes 7 hours in a row. Afterwards, I'm usually in Newcomb grabbing dinner or trying to get some work done. I then migrate either to rice or Clark for homework, then return to Bice to sleep. 

If you could give one piece of advice to a fellow OYFAN, what would it be?
Since everyone typically talks about branching out of OYFA, I'll talk about something else. As a student, something I've always struggled with is finding a balance between doing work and forming new friendships and relationships with others. While it is important to make sure that your social life doesn't interfere with your academics, also make sure that you're academics don't completely prevent you from having those important social interactions. Find that balance and you'll have those honors on your transcript along with the memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Answers to the previous trivia questions: 
1. Luzon and Mindanao
2. Rj Capucao


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