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October 23, 2016

Upcoming events

  • Mentor Mentee Workshop Tuesday, Oct 25th 5-6pm @ O'hill Forum
  • Halo Haloween Wednesday, Oct 26th 6:30pm @ Lambeth Commons
  • Culturefest practices
  • IM Basketball Game Sunday, Oct 30th 7pm

Advocacy


Hey OYFA!
Read about major developments in the world and in Advocacy!

Politics:
In China, Duterte announces split with US: 'America has lost'.

This is a pretty monumental event, everyone. After a history of diplomatic, military and financial ties between America and the Philippines, Duterte, the Philippines’s President has recently announced his military and economic "separation" from the United States in an attempt to further establish FIlipino sovereignty. "America has lost now.” He has forged closer ties to China and, in doing so, pushed China and the Philippines’s dispute over the South China sea to the backburner. Duterte says, "And maybe I will also go to Russia to talk to Putin and tell him that there are three of us against the world: China, Philippines and Russia. It's the only way.” However, Duterte also didn't provide details about how he'd break away from the United States, or what the separation could entail.

Halo Haloween: Coming up this week, join us for
Halo Haloween on Wednesday at 6:30 PM at Lambeth Commons! We’ll be enjoying some halo-halo for $3 a cup and watching The Road, a Filipino horror film. Come in costume because we’ll be taking lots of pictures! Hope to see you all there!

Word of the Week:  Halo-halo (ha-lo ha-lo) which is a popular Filipino shaved ice dessert with mixtures of ube ice cream, condensed milk, nata de coco, coconut strips, pandan jelly, lychee, and other ingredients. It literally means “mix mix” in Tagalog and is a descendant of a traditional Japanese shaved ice treat.

             

Have a wonderful week everyone! Take care of yourselves and take care of each other.
~MOLDing Society (Melissa Lim mll3mm and Oanh Dao ond2sg)

Culture


Hi OYFA!!!

FINAL TWO WEEKS!!!! It is very, VERY important that all of you come out to practice these next two weeks. Practice is now considered MANDATORY!! If you really are not able to make the practice you MUST message me or I will hunt you down <3

Here is the schedule:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-ygJCca5t5WZhFjS8wY3nT3C8YHW_EveCltOh9x5zEU/edit#gid=0

With much love,
Stephen (sgl9gd)

Community


Hi OYFA!

Thank you all for coming out to LAKAAAAS! We hope you thought it was LIT because seeing you all truly LIT UP OUR WORLD!
Make sure to check Facebook this week for our volunteer spotlight on Mary Nazareno and updates on Trick-or-Treating on the Lawn (10/31)! We will be reaching out to families soon about candy donations :)
<3 Community
Celine (cln9ds) & Oliver (jav4vm)

Scholarship


Hey OYFA!

We’re hosting our first
Mentor Mentee Workshop this Tuesday the 25th from 5-6pm in O’hill Forum! We will be partnering with UCS to run a resume, references, and cover letter seminar. You don’t have to be a mentor or mentee to come, all are welcome! Feel free to bring your resume if you have one. Hope to see you there!

$cholar$hip,
Carol (cp5ae) and Abigail (akh6rb)

Historic


hello everyone
my name is Aaron, I am
your new Historic

         -      a historic haiku
hello.
a message from Aaron: “hello everyoneeee, i’m officially your new historic chairgdi, can’t wait for the rest of the year”
goodbye.
Aaron (aaa4aa) & Larry (lhh9ep)

Membership


Hi there OYFA :)

Hope you’re all enjoying your Sundays. We’re happy so many of you decided to join us for Membership Dinner this week! The swipes were shared and the hype was spread - isn’t O’Hill iiiincredible~?

Culturefest is coming, so keep coming to practice!

Also, more OYFA Assassins information is coming this week! WATCH YOUR BACK AND TRUST NO ONE!

<3 boyziimem
Joseph (jpm5ye) and Mark (mtm4fg)

D7 Representatives


People of OYFA!

We would just like to thank everyone hoo came out to Olympics yesterday! We hope y’all had as much as we did. Big shout out to all of the drivers! For those of you first time Olympic challengers, we hope this was a memorable experience for you! Now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. . .

THE WINNER OF D7 OLYMPICS IS. . . . .
FACT @VCU!!

Can’t wait til we steal the title from them next year in Richmond!

We would also like to thank everyone who came out to Interim Elections today and officially elected John Herrick as our other D7 rep. Now we’re ready to take you on even more D7 adventures through this year.

Your loving D7 reps,
Dani and John (dgr3ce jah6vg)

Sports


Helloyfa!!

We wanna give a huge thank to you guys for coming out to LAKAS and making it a LIT time!

The first IM basketball game was tonight and thanks to all our hardcore ballers we ended with our first win of the season! The game was close and the adrenaline was rushing but we pulled through in the end. Even better, we had a great cheer squad turnout to hype us all up.
We hope to see you all at future games either to break some ankles or cheer yourself crazy.

Next game is on Sunday Oct 30 at 7pm! See y’all then!

~spoRts chAirs~
Ronald and Alexa (rpd2ea & amg8tf)

Social


What’s good, OYFA!

No new updates from us for this week- stay tuned for our November after-general meeting social event! Have an awesome week!

-Love,
Jack and Barry (jac6dn bxc2gn)

Webmaster


Hey dudes

Nothing new this week.  I hope you all have a good next week and hope you all had fun with all the events last week, especially Lakas!

Chris -cwf5tf-
General Announcements
  • Hoos Informed? A Political Town Hall 
    Date: October 25th at 7:00 pm in Clark 107

    United for Undergraduate Socioeconomic Diversity (U-FUSED) is sponsoring an event aimed at creating a platform for students to ask questions pertaining to party platforms on different policy issues including education, college, economy, and other important topics. There will be a panel composed of students from various political affiliations, and the audience will have the opportunity to both listen on their stances and ask questions.Food will be provided!
 
  • The Sisters of the Sigma Chapter of alpha Kappa Delta Phi International Sorority Inc. at UVA would like to cordially invite you to our 15TH ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS BENEFIT CONCERT. This year, we'll be featuring YouTube artist, JOSEPH VINCENT, with opening acts by UVA acapella, dance, and musical groups!
                   

    Official Facebook Event
    DATE: Friday, October 28th
    TIME: 7PM (doors open) - 9PM 
    LOCATION: UVA Grounds, Ern Commons 

    TICKET INFO:
    $19 | Oct 20th - 24th 
    $20 | regular admission |  Oct 25th - 28th 

    Please fill out the following 
    google form for a ticket reservation!
 
  • Want to explore the dynamite startup scene in the world's greatest city? Apply to HackCville's 4th Annual NYC Startup Trip! Our trip is broken up into 8 themed tracks, catering to every interest and major. For an incredibly affordable price, you can visit 5 companies, attend an alumni mixer with close to 100 grads and spend 3 nights in NYC. In the past, we've visited companies like Google, Facebook, Etsy, Buzzfeed and more. It doesn’t get better than this.
    Applications are due Tuesday, November 1st at 11:59pm. The trip is competitive, so apply soon at https://nyc2016.splashthat.com/
       
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