APAutumn October 15-22

APAutumn is finally here!!

APAutumn is an annual week-long event promoting Asian and Asian American culture on grounds. We hope to bring a variety of students together to learn and celebrate our unique culture. This year, with our theme of “Raise Your Voice!”, we are promoting political advocacy for the coming Presidential Election. Check out the following events to learn more about the A/APA community on grounds!



.: Suit Up! Leaders Welcome :.

Monday Oct 15 | Newcomb South Meeting Room | 6:30-8 PM


Please join us for the Opening Ceremony of APAutumn to talk about Leadership within the Asian/ Asian Pacific American Community. There will be a talk by Professor Mrinalini Chakravorty followed by a panel of student leaders from across UVA.

FREE FOOD will be catered from Yuan Ho.


.: Phase II: Live Stream of the Presidential Debate :.

Tuesday Oct 16 | Newcomb Theater | 9-10:30 PM

Please join us for the second event of APAutumn, a live streaming of the Second Presidential Debate. You have registered to vote, and now it is time to get informed on the candidates and their standpoints for issues that directly affect YOU!


.: Annual DATE AUCTION :.

Wednesday Oct 17 | Newcomb Theater | 7-9 PM


The end is near…so go out with a BANGing date from ASU’s annual Date Auction event! We have 13 charming guys and lovely ladies for you to bid on as your date for Semiformal this year! All proceeds for the event go directly to Direct Relief International, a charity committed to assisting with disaster relief, as well as providing medicine to local healthcare providers in resource-poor communities around the world. So come out on Wednesday, October 17th from 7-9 pm to Newcomb Theater to claim your date for Semiformal! The year is 2012, and the end is coming…so it’s now or never.

What are you waiting for?


.: Filipino Food Night :.

Thursday Oct 18 | St. Thomas Aquinas Church | 5-8 PM


It’s that time of year again! Are you hungry? Tired of dining hall food? Do you love Filipino food? Do you love Filipino people?

Come out to OYFA’s annual Filipino Food Night! Join us for a night of great food and entertainment!

Filipino Food Night will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Thursday, October 18 from 5-8pm.

10/15 – 10/18 :: 10AM-2PM :: $5 Pre-Sale at Ohill and The Lawn

10/18 :: $7 At the Door


.: aKDPhi Breast Cancer Awareness Concert :.

Friday Oct 19 | Chapel (Concert), Ohill Forum (Workshop) |

6:30PM (Concert), 8:30 (Workshop)


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and UVa alpha Kappa Delta Phi Sorority Inc. Sigma Chapter is hosting our 11th annual BREAST CANCER AWARENESS BENEFIT CONCERT! Help support Breast Cancer Awareness by attending this concert- all proceeds go directly to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

The concert includes a special performance by the ArchiTEKS, who were featured on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew.

Opening performances by:

– Hooligans


After the concert, the ArchiTEKS will be having workshops led by Alan Truong and Pat Lam


.:APAutumn Closing Ceremony:.

Thursday Oct 25 | Newcomb Theatre | 7-9PM

Please join us for the Closing Ceremony of APAutumn to cap off an invigorating week celebrating and promoting political advocacy and civic engagement within the Asian/ Asian Pacific American Community. This year’s Closing Ceremony will feature prominent Asian American activist Yul Kwon. Yul Kwon first gained national recognition as the winner of the reality TV show Survivor: Cook Islands in 2006. Since then he has been a legislative aide, a judicial clerk, a deputy chief at the Federal Communications Commission, and one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive; he currently hosts the series America Revealed on PBS.