October 30, 2016

Upcoming events

  • Trick-or-Treating on the Lawn 10/31 4-6PM @ Lawn Room 18
  • "#IAmAnImmigrant" Day - Tuesday, 11/1 8-9:30PM @ 301 Wilson Hall
  • Membership Dinner - Thursday 11/3 6PM @ Ohill
  • October General Meeting - Thursday 11/3 7:30PM @ Physics 204
  • Night Before Culturefest @ AFC and Ohill
  • CULTUREFEST! - Saturday 11/5 @ Amphitheater
  • International Tea Festival - Saturday 11/5 10:30-1:30PM @ Amphitheater
  • Culturefest Parents Reception - Saturday 11/5 1PM @Kaleidoscope
  • Culturefest Afterparty

Board Announcements

Join us at OYFA's November General Meeting on Thursday 11/3, 7:30PM at Physics 204! It's our last general meeting this semester and we can't wait to see you all there!

Much love,
ewan kOYFA


Heyyy OYFA! This week is all about getting back to our beginnings and roots.

Dialogue: We will be co-sponsoring
“#IAmAnImmigrant Day” with LSA, MELC, MRC and other orgs on November 1st - THIS TUESDAY at 301 Wilson Hall 8-9:30 PM! It will be a 2-part event where speakers from OYFA and other orgs tell their story about their families immigrating to, assimilating, and living in America followed by an open discussion. Come for FREE PUPUSAS, SHIRTS, and APPRECIATION for the contribution of immigrants in America!

Not a coffee person?
Perfect! Not a tea person?
You will be!
Come out to the Amphitheater on Saturday November 5th from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM to celebrate Culturefest and Global Student Council's
International Tea Festival!

Not only will you get to immerse yourself within UVA's cultural diversity, but you'll also get the chance to taste tea from all across the globe. Enjoy interactive booths, exciting foods, lots of TEA and don't forget to bring your families! It'll give you a chance to impress them with the amazing cultural experience UVA has to offer! Come and try some Filipino “tea” called sago!

Word of the week: “Sayaw” (“sah” - “yow” ) means “dance”
Can’t wait to see you all sayaw at Culturefest this Saturday! Have a good week, everyone!
MOLDing Society (Melissa Lim mll3mm and Oanh Dao ond2sg)


Hi Everyoneeee!!!

Please, please everyone come out to practice this week (it’s still mandatory)!! Unfortunately it looks like we aren’t able to have office hours due to schedule conflicts but we still have the night before Culturefest practice AFC and OHill!!!! ITS A NIGHT YOU DONT WANNA MISS!!!

Also to all performers, please fill out the form below so we can make a final list of all of you!


As always, please message me if you can’t come to practice!!

Much love,
Stephen (sgl9gd)


Helloo OYFA!

Thank you everyone for participating in Community’s ~CANDY WARS~!! Hope you enjoyed our ~SPOOPIFIERS~!

Please join us at
Trick-or-Treating on the Lawn TOMORROW (10/31) from 4-6PM at Lawn Room 18! Come in your spoopy costumes, take pictures, and help us hand out candy to the children of Charlottesville!


<3 Community
Celine (cln9ds) & Oliver (jav4vm)



Thanks to those of you who attended the Resumes, References, and Cover Letters Workshop. For those of you who missed it but are still interested in the information covered, feel free to message us!

Also, Monday, Oct. 31 is the last day to fill out the survey for us to receive a
free scholarship for a Kaplan Test Prep course (valued at $2400). We need you all to fill out this quick 5 question survey: http://ktp.events/OYFAuva
For every 100 people who fill this out, we will receive 1 scholarship. We already won one scholarship, so we’re aiming for another. We will be raffling the Kaplan prize!!

Carol (cp5ae) and Abigail (akh6rb)


hello members,

OYFA ASSASSINS 2K16.  This game is something you don’t want to miss.  Meet OYFANs, bond with your bigs/littles, watch the chaos ensue.  It’s going to be GREAT.  Details will be coming out this week, be sure to sign up.  WATCH YOURSELVES, It starts NOVEMBER 7th.

In other news,  We are having
MEM DINNER this THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD at 6PM, OHILL!!! Come eat with us before this month’s OYFA GENERAL MEETING starting at 7:30PM!  Bigs bring your littles, littles swipe your bigs, everyone come thru, invite all of OYFA, let’s all eat together mmm. We’ll see you there! #spreadthehypeshareaswipe


Joe (jpm5ye) & Mark (mtm4fg)


Hey oyfam,

We don’t have much to say this week. Continue coming out to IM games to cheer or to play! (Sunday’s @ 7pm at Slaughter)
Also, we highly encourage y’all to post on the Chilling Out With OYFA page if you wanna hang with some oyfans.

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



Save the date for November 5th for
Culture Fest After Party! We will be cosponsoring with VSA and CSA. IT GON BE LIT! Keep on the look out for that and our after general meeting social event >:)

Jack and Barry (jac6dn & bxc2gn)
General Announcements
  • On behalf of OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates, we would like to invite students from your organization to attend the free COALESCE Leadership Retreat on Saturday November 12th in Washington, D.C at the South East Asian Resource Action Center. You can register here for free until Nov. 4: http://bit.ly/2e96Hkh. Also we are offering a lodging and travel stipend of up to $200.00 if you are coming from out of town and you can register for that here by Oct. 27: http://bit.ly/2dWxCMN The purpose of these regional convening’s is to give participants an opportunity to refine some of the knowledge they have pertaining to professional development and advocacy. The event is free for students, and free meals will be provided.
    APAutumn 11/3 - 11/10

    Opening Ceremony - THU 11/3, 5-6PM @ Open Grounds (Side A)
    Come kick off APAutumn with our speaker Camilla Fojas from the Media Studies Department talk about the Asian-American identity and engage in a discussion and conversation after her talk.
    Relaxation Workshop - FRI 11/4, 4PM @ Slaughter Gym MP1
    Need a pick-me-up after a long week? No worries, ASU's got your back! Come unwind at Slaughter Gym with us and take moment to relax and learn about mindfulness.
    APAutumn Roundtable - MON 11/7, 5-6:30PM @ Runk Green Room
    Come join us for a conversation about the Asian-American identity and what being an Asian American is like now, moderated by our friends in Sustained Dialogue.
    Slaying the Dragon, Documentary Screening - THU 11/10, 5-6:30PM @ OpenGrounds (Side B)
    Help us bring APAutumn to a close and come watch Slaying The Dragon and have a dialogue about the film after!
  • Looking for something cute for Game Days?  Or need a gift for Mom?  Now is the perfect excuse!  UNICEF at UVA is holding a fundraiser at the Kendra Scott store in the Stonefield shopping center 5-8pm on Friday, November 4th.  20 percent of the proceeds will go towards providing humanitarian assistance to children and families in underdeveloped areas, including the Hurricane Matthew victims.
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