"Eastern Eats." November 10, 2009

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"Eastern Eats." November 10, 2009
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Asian Kaleidoscope Month articles and advertisements in the Florida Alligator
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VOLUME103ISSUE56INot officially associated withtheUniversityofFloridatheindependentfloridaPublishedbyCampus Communications, Inc.ofGainesville, FloridaWe Inform.YouDecide.TUESDAY,NOVEMBER10,2009UF ADMINISTRATIONUFannounces plan to cut additional$6MByTHOMAS STEWARTAlligatorStaffWritertstewart@alligator.orgUnderrecently formulatedplanstocutthelast$6million from UF'sbudgetthis year, the university could leave asmanyas 60 faculty positions unfilled. Thatnumberwouldbeaddedto the 200orsopositions that are alreadyinthe process of being eliminatedorlaid off. Theplancalls for theprovostanddeansof UF's collegesandacademic units to decidewhichfaculty positions willbeleft unfilledwhenprofessors leaveorretire over the nexttwoyears.AnnualturnoverandreallocationatUFproducesanaverage of $10 million to$15millioninsalariesandbenefits each year,andofficialswouldhave to identifyabout$6mil lion tocutfromthatpoolbytheendof June. A lower-rankingprofessoratUF typically makesabout$100,000insalaryandbenefits each year,whichmeansabout60positions couldbeaffected. However,thenumbercouldbelower be causethedeanswillbeable to decide if theywantto continue funding the positionsbyinstead cuttingbackonother things, said UF Provost Joe Glover. Each collegeandunitwill likely get aproportional share of the cut, Glover said,thoughhehasdiscretion to decide ifsomecolleges will have to cutmorethanothers.Putinto perspective, the cutamountstoabout1 percent ofthestate-fundedportionof each of the colleges' budgets. But unlikeinJanuary,whentheyweretold topreparebudgetproposalsthatwereeventuallypostedonline, Gloversaidthe col legeswon'thavetodothatthis time. "That wasaverystressful exercise,"hesaid.SEEBUDGET,PAGE11Ida drops to tropical stormEasternEatsJin Wang,19,serves roasted red pork, a Chinese dish,attheAsian Food Festival -OneFlavor. The event was heldattheIn dian CenterofCulture and EducationforKaleidoscope Month, a celebrationofAsian and Asian American culture.SEEROTC,PAGE10notinvolvedinROTC."Maybeotheruniversitiesdowhatwedo,butthenwetakeit tothehigher level," hesaid.HeitzlerhasbeenatUF for ashorttimebuthopestohelpUFsecuretheawardinthefuture. "I definitelywanttocontinuethewinningtraditionthatwehavehereanddothebestIcaninhelpingthecadetsachievetheir goals," hesaid.HesaidUF'sAir Force ROTC alsowontheawardin2007butwasineligible fortheRightofLinein2008becauseprogramscannotwintwoyearsina row. Lori Bowen,UF'sAir ForceSEEIDA,PAGE10"Fortunately, the storm really weakened overnight."Dave Donnelly Alachua County emergency management chiefBut people stillneedto be careful because of the possibility of tornadoes,hesaid. "People should avoid boatingonlakesandriversandbeextra careful driving,"hesaid. Donnelly said the height of the storm's impact Dave Donnelly, emergency management chief for Alachua County, doesn't expect thestormto make a major impactonthe county. "Fortunately, the storm really weakened over night," hesaid, adding thatheonly expectsaninchortwoof rain to hit the county.mentefforts,hesaid.Heitzlersaidstudents,orcadets,participateinfieldtrainingwheretheyassumerolessimilartoreal Air Force jobsandlearnhowtocopeinNationalhigh-pressureNewssituations.UF'sAir Force ROTC alsomakesitsCareerDayeventopentothepublic,unlikeprogramsatotheruniversities.Itbringsinactive-dutyAir Force officerswhotalkabouttheirjobs toanystudentsinterestedinjoiningtheAir Force,includingthoseByDAVID TINTNERAlligator Contributing Writer GAINESVILLEWILLSEEHEAVIEST IMPACT TONIGHT.UF'sAir Force ROTC is flyinghighafter itsnationalaward.ItreceivedtheRightofLineAward,whichranksit asthetopprogramofits sizeinthenation. Maj.CraigHeitzler,anassistantprofessorinaerospacestudies,saidUF'sAir Force ROTCDetachment150competedwithabout50otherprogramsfortheaward.Theawardwasbasedontraining,educationandrecruit-ChadSeufertwon'tlet a few gusts ofwindanda couple inches of rainruinhis Veterans Day. Seufert, a second-year UF graduate student, is driving to Orlando for a Minus the Bear concert Wednesday,andhe's determinednotto let Tropical Storm Ida makehimmiss the show. Tropical Storm Idawasforecast to strike Florida's Gulf Coast Tuesday morning. After being recentlydowngradedfrom a Category 2 hurricane to a tropi cal storm, Ida isnolonger expected to causeanyma jor problemsbutcould stillwashoutsome Veterans Day events.ROTCwins national awardTheprogram beat50othersByCAROLYNTILLOAlligator Writervisit www.alligator.org GuardRayShipman (right) scored16pointsoffthe bench asUFblew out Webber International104-53on Monday night in the Gators' final exhibition game. See Story, Page 17. 3 FloridateenschargedasadultsinfireattackFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -Three16, isaccusedoflightingBreweronfire,teenagersaccusedofsettinga IS-year-oldandBent, 15, isaccusedofdirectingtheonfirewillbechargedasadults.attack.DenverJarvis,MatthewBentandJeBrewersustainedburnsover65per-susMendez,werechargedMondaywithcent ofhisbodyandis stillincritical cononecounteachofattemptedsecond-de-ditionatJacksonMemorialHospital.greemurder.AuthoritiessaidchargesarenotbeingTheBrowardCountyStateAttorney'sfiledatthistimeagainstStevenShelton, officesaidJarvis, 15, isaccusedofpour-16,andJeremyJarvis, 13,untilfurtheriningrubbingalcoholonMichael Brewer vestigation.Theywillbereleased.onOct. 12inDeerfield Beach.Mendez,-THEASSOCIATEDPRESSTodayFORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS12CROSSWORD15SPORTS17 \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ \\Rain79/64