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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 36 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida New tenants move into Innovation HubTwelve start-up companies and service providers moved in Monday, bringing the total number of workers to 35, pg. 3. Rape victim tries to move forward with her lifeA student shares her story, pg 4. Student Body Treasurer vetoes phone charging stationsThe project is estimated to cost about $28,800, pg 8. Florida will have an open competition at quarterback this week, but freshman Jacoby Brissett has been tabbed as the early favorite. See Story, Page 13. 86 /66 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 ASHIRA MORRIS and EMILY MORROW Alligator Writers Dont relocate. Communicate. Thats the slogan about 100 UF students chanted as they marched from the steps of Fine Arts Building A to Tigert Hall to show their support for the Architecture & Fine Arts Library, which may be converted to stuStudents carried signs with cooperate, communicate, collaborate and save the AFA library printed in capital block letters. The rally culminated on the steps of Tigert Hall, where Adam Mahardy, 22, a senior architecture student who organized the proactive rally, handed UF Provost Joe Glover a petition with 60 pages of signatures in support of the library. Glover did not address the students. The College of Fine Arts needs more studio space for its students to maintain its accreditation, and a proposed solution is moving the collections from their current location to Library West. Lucinda Lavelli, dean of the College of Fine Arts, said she wants to put students minds to rest about the issue. The libraries are absolutely not closing, she said. We are simply addressing space issues. They would never close without a lot of talking. Rumors of proposed closures of the library began to swirl at the beginning of the semester after Glover suggested the Architecture & Fine Arts Library and the Music Library transfer some of their collections to Library West to create more space for classrooms, studios and practice rooms. The Architecture & Fine Arts Library serves an estimated 85,000 people annually. Lavelli said Christopher Silver, dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning, has volunteered his college to analyze the libraries and develop plans to optimize their use of space. Some portions of the libraries collections may still be moved to Library West in order to make room for needed creative and classroom spaces, she said. libraries fate. The colleges are scheduling meetings later in the month to try to lay These libraries are well-used, well-loved arStudents protest move of library collections SEE LIBRARY, PAGE 5ON CAMPUS These libraries are well-used, well-loved areas. Students and any decisions.Lucinda Lavellidean of the College of Fine Arts Dana Burke / Alligator Staff Bod Pod Food science graduate student Adam Knox, 23, sits in the Bod Pod as nutrition graduate student Blake Bartholomew, 23, explains how to use the breathing tube inside of the pod in order to properly calculate total body fat percentage. See story, Page 5. THE UF SUPREME COURT REVIEWED THE VOTING INVESTIGATION. CLARE LENNON Alligator Writer The UF Supreme Court decided not to invalidate the fall Student Government election procedures after a hearing Monday night. The Court also lifted the injunction stopping the Senate from voting on whether to validate the elections results. Senators are expected to vote at tonights meeting. Petitioners Jonathan Ossip and Gillian Leytham, both Students Party members, recommended the Court order new elections. Chief Justice Matt Michel and Associate Justices Cecily Welsh, Georgia Buckhalter and Tim Mason decided there was not enough harm done in errors during the elections to invalidate the results and order a re-vote. Mason and Welsh, in particular, voiced fears that a re-vote might do more harm than good. However, they did state their collective intention to release guidelines to the Senate to revise and clarify elections Student Senate gets OK to review electionSEE ELECTION, PAGE 5Leytham


News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 106 ISSUE 36 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENINGFree Kosher Lunch Today, noon to 2 p.m. Plaza of the Americas Join Rabbi Daniel and his family for some delicious, kosher lunch on the Plaza of the Americas. Fair Trade Fair Today, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pugh Hall Ocora Room Recurso will be holding its annual Fair Trade Fair to raise awareness about the fair trade movement and inform students how their consumer choices can make a difference in peoples lives around the world. Speakers with professional experience in the fairtrade business will lead an in-depth discussion and share their personal stories. Free fair-trade ice cream will be provided by Karma Cream. Anyone interested in humanitarian and environmental issues is welcome. Hispanic Heritage Month and Student Government Comedy Night Today, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Lisa Alvarado and Shayla Rivera. Come together to enjoy the Hispanic culture in a humor ous way. Refreshments will be provided. National Residence Hall Honorary Study Cafe Today, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Graham Hall There will be free tutoring from StudyEdge. The classes covered will include physics, calculus, statistics and chemistry. In addition to the free tutoring ment. This is the chance to tell the government to end corporate greed and the corporations control over American politics. The group is meeting outside Bank of America on University Avenue at 3 p.m. before marching to Bo Diddley and City Hall. Visit the official facebook page https://www. facebook.com/occupygainesville for more information. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to jflechas@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.CORRECTIONSIn Mondays edition of the Alligator, Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathais name was spelled incorrectly. we will be having free pizza and Jimmy Johns. Come for the food, come for the tutors or come just for a place to study. Any questions can be sent to NRHHVP@housing. ufl.edu. RUB Entertainment Presents: Pearl Jam 20 Free and Exclusive Screening Today, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Cinema Come see the inside story of Pearl Jam and celebrate the bands monumental 20th anniversary. The two-hour film was carved from more than 1,200 hours of neverbefore-seen footage. Stop by the Reitz Union Cinema to hear some in-house tunes from Rock104.com, see the film and enter to win a Pearl Jam Prize Pack, complete with legacy edition CDs, the documentary, exclusive book, movie posters and more. Occupy Gainesville Solidarity Rally Wednesday, 5 p.m. Bo Diddley Plaza & City Hall Come down to Bo Diddley Plaza to show support for other protesters across the nation who are participating in the Occupy Wall Street/ Occupy Together move-PARTLY CLOUDY 84/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 85/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 88/64 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/63 THUNDER STORMS 86/66


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3 Ashley Crane / AlligatorTwelve companies and service providers moved into the Innovation Hub on STUDENT LIFE MINA RADMANAlligator WriterStudents browsing booths at the Arts and Cultural Opportunities Fair last week looked on in surprise as 70 students began dancing and Gator-chomping in unison. The students were performing a choreographed dance to Guns N Roses Welcome to the Jungle, laughing and jumping about on the Reitz Union Colonnade. Josh Sallerson, a 22-year-old dance senior, said the dancers were trying to be as inconspicuous as possible before the perfor mance, talking with people at the fair and casually looking at the booths. We burst into dance, and I had no clue what to expect, Sallerson said. Then you see people start to accumulate and pull out their cameras and video recorders, and you realize youre part of something thats unexpected and big. As of Monday evening, the YouTube video of the dancers had more than 2,700 hits. of Theater and Dance, is just one of two that have taken place on campus in the past few weeks. Flash mobs occur whenever any large group of people performs the same action. Flash mobs arent just becoming common at UF. According to The New York Times, they have been popping up across college campuses nationwide. They have been used to welcome new students during orientation and to celebrate upcoming programs and anniversaries. Flash mobs have become more popular recently because they are a new way to raise awareness about causes, said Conroe Brooks, the co-founder of Flash Mob America. People get addicted to them, said Brooks, whose group can be hired to help were held to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and to kick off National Arts and Humanities Month. Jeffrey Kaplan, program director at UF for Rosh Hashanah. About 40 people gathered to blow the shofar, a large, traditional horn used to signal the new year. Students showed up, blew their shofars, screamed Happy New Year! and left. and waited for people I recognized, Kaplan said. At 12:38, people started showing up. Brooks said YouTube has helped spur site provides people with an easy way to get their videos seen. College kids want to do crazy stuff, Flash mobs gain popularity across campus, nationwide ABOUT 35 PEOPLE NOW WORK IN THE BUILDING. ERIN JESTERAlligator WriterAfter months of planning, 12 start-up companies and service providers moved into the Innovation Hub on Monday. into the building, moved there on Friday. The move went off without a hitch, and the ofhome, said Jane Muir, associate director of the OfAs one of my staff said, Ive been a part of many moves, and Ive never been a part of one that went so smoothly, Muir said. novation Hub, where Muir said all full-time staff and some part-time staff will begin working immediately. Muir said some companies will set up shop right away, and others will be coming and going. About 35 people are now working in the building. Start-up companies in the business incubator pay an all-inclusive rental rate that includes property tax. In addition to the start-up companies the Innovation Hub was built to nurture, the building ecosystem, Muir said. Service providers offer a certain number of hours each month to the start-ups to help with growth and development. Overall, Muir said Innovation Hub tenants are going to appreciate the new space. I think everyone who comes into the building is very excited about being here, Muir said.Twelve more companies move into UFs Innovation Hub We burst into dance, and I had no clue what to expect.Josh Sallersondance senior


MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterEditors note: The names of the victim and her boyfriend have been changed to protect their identities.Christine, a petite 20-year-old, slips her white karate jacket over her loose pink tank top. She ties her hair that frizzes in the summer into a ponytail, slips her redher orange belt around her waist. She walks down a hallway that smells of dust and ammonia her shoes going clop, clop, clop and joins her karate group. She bows to her instructor. Her groomed eyebrows narrow as her brow furrows in concentration. She knows what to do. Shes been doing this for two years. The way she barks back instructions makes her sound like anything other than a woman who is recovering from rape. Six months ago, a man forced himself into her apartment and onto her. Since then, shes managed to keep her life together she stayed in college, didnt get depressed and kept a strong relationship with her long-time boyfriend but small reminders haunt her. Christines story is not a new one in the Gainesville area. Gainesville Police reported 60 cases of sexual battery so far this year, including Christines attack. In 2010, there were 77. The University Police Department reported 11 cases of forcible sex offenses a clascording to the departments safety report for 2011. Three of those were on campus. Eight of them were off campus. The 2011 statistics were not reported. Christine tightens her belt. Here, she feels normal. She isnt a victim anymore. She tries not to let the memory resurface. But when she dodges through a migrating herd of UF students on the way to class, she looks from male face to male face for enough of a nerve to make her lose her appetite when she sees red sneakers like the ones her attacker wore. She grips her purse tighter now. She hasnt walked across campus alone at night yet. Its always going to be something that happened to me, Christine said. I dont feel much like a victim, I guess. Here come pushups, leg lifts, squats, crunches. Repeat. She practices her waist-high kicks and chest-level punches, just like she had for more than a year before the attack. She walks from karate with her friends or her boyfriend, Jim, back to her place with its spread and cluttered desk. eventually setting it next to her boyfriends dried, folded T-shirts he cant do laundry to save his life. She slings her backpack on and marches to her next lecture, blending into the hive of busy students. Her boyfriend has stepped up to the role of protector since the incident. He walks with her whenever he can, after karate practice, classes and dinner. Hes the type of guy who likes to spend hours tinkering with cars, but hell put that off until shes safe at home. Jim doesnt want her to leave his side if he can help it. Its not that hes obsessive. Its just, Christine said, he cant bear to let anything happen to her again. The way he looks at her, with careful concern, gives it away. Christine and Jim met in a beginner math class two years ago. She got there early and claimed her seat not too close to the front but not all the way in the back. Then she sat and listened to the hum of the auditorium, expecting the day to be relatively quiet. Five minutes before class, the back door slammed open and a frazzled underclassman sprinted toward the front of the room. He jerked his head left to right, looking for a place to sit. Scrambling toward the back of the room, he sat in the seat next to Christine. He was gasping in deep breaths, and beads of sweat were sliding down his forehead. Is this seat taken? Jim wheezed. She laughed. Looking back on it, Christine said she cant remember who gave the other his or her number, but she doesnt care. Before a week had passed, they were dating. was raped. It was almost the end of the Spring semester. Christine said shed spent the night watching mind-numbing movies to relax: Twilight and New Moon. Around 4 a.m., she went to bed and curled up with a worn toy tiger Jim had given her. A knock shook her from her half-asleep state around 4:30 a.m. Jim had forgotten to show up the night before to pick up sunscreen. Christine thought it was him, so she stumbled out of bed and called his cellphone. No answer. studio apartment and opened the door. A roughly 5-foot-10-inch man shoved her through the door frame and rushed inside, slamming the door behind him. He held a silver, four-inch blade. When Christine saw the knife, she said, she knew it was over. Shes barely 5 feet tall. they end up dying, she said as she told the story. Skin and knives, it just doesnt work. decked him in the face. He ordered her to take her clothes off. Are you serious? she said to the man, according to the police report. He swung the knife side to side. He raped her twice. Other details in the police report are too graphic to print. At some point, her Samsung cellphone rang and rang. It was Jim. The man grabbed her phone and texted, My phone is acting up. Christine is a creature of habit, and this wasnt her usual reworry. The attacker ordered her to take a shower. When she went back into the main room, he was leaving. Just like that. Close the door after me, Christine recalled him saying. And he was gone. Christine scrambled to put on her Victorias Secret pajamas and ran to her car. She drove the few blocks to Jims dorm and, since her phone had been stolen, screamed at his window until he rushed outside. She broke down in his arms. She cried for a few days after that, but she hasnt cried much since. She said she doesnt see the point in it. She said she isnt depressed or furious anymore. She just wants to let it go. could be a court case one day. Sure, she may have to see his face and tell this story to the jury, the judge and the lawyers. It would just be a madhouse. Itd just be terrible, she said. I dont want to have to look at his mother. As strange as it is, Christine admitted, the rape actually made her relationship with Jim stronger. She said she supposes it was a make-it-or-break-it situation. Since the attack, she said, Jim has made it clear he wants a future with her. Hes helped her keep her life together, even though there seems to be roadblocks around every turn. Christines dad canceled her lease at her Southwest Second Avenue apartment near campus. pected Jim, which Christine said made her furious. asking her if she was sure her attacker was African-American and not another minor ity. Police still have a swab of Jims saliva for possible evidence. It just seemed like they didnt want to close it as soon as possible. I think that somebody, somewhere probably knows who this guy is. I wish they would focus on this a little more. Because the next [victim], shes not going to get away. Cpl. Tscharna Senn of the Gainesville Police Department said forensic evidence usually solves cases that have run cold. It is a horrible crime, Senn said. If it happens, we are 100 percent committed to Christines academic adviser was one of the most understanding people about the incident, Christine said. She told her adviser what classes she wanted, and it was taken care of. Jim has been there through it all, but he doesnt like talking about the incident, at least not with anyone except his closest friends. After it happened, Christine said, a sense of guilt clawed at him because he wasnt there to protect her. So they drove to South Florida to enjoy a weekend with Jims family and cook dinner together. Its the little things like that, she said, and the big things like Jims love that got her through the rough times. She said she can carry herself the rest of the way. If I keep letting it bother me, its going to drive me insane, she said. It happened, and it sucks a lot, but I cant change it. 4, ALLIGATOR Courtesy to Alligator This digital composite depicts the suspect. Meredith Rutland / Alligator StaffChristine, who is pictured here but wishes to remain anonymous, says she feels normal when practicing karate.A knock at the doorRape victim tries to move forward with her life Its always going to be something that happened to me. I dont feel much like a victim, I guess.Christinesurvivor


eas, she said. Students and volved in any decisions. If the university goes through with the proposed relocation, it is unlikely that pus, Mahardy said. It takes 24 hours to access said Cynthia Peterson, the architecture archives curator collections and area studies press his desire for an alter ceeds with the plan to close ganize another rally. ciency of space usage within additional discussions geared procedures. This wasnt enough, Mason the wrong district. residence hall. Students who only had their through D. day of voting, Sept. 27, the voting screen for District E was changed ing. Prior to this change, the pre-voting screen listed the voters district and presented the option to either In the 2010 fall elections, 65 stu2011 fall elections. sip said he wanted to disregard the students right to fair elections and rienced, he said. I think that the courts decision think that it was purely political. petitioners and respondents, as well Unite Party Senator Joe Pardo including the Senate and Supervisor of Elections Toni Megna. Pardo said elections results tonight. the courts decision, he said. Pardo said he plans to work with with guidelines for future elections. ALLIGATOR, 5Jacob Romoser / Alligator StaffUF Supreme Court Associate Justice Tim Mason questions members of the Election Commission dur ing Monday nights hearing. The Court decided to lift the injunction that had postponed the Student Senates vote on whether to validate the Student Government elections. UF Supreme Court recommends changing SG election guidelines ELECTION, from page 1 LIBRARY, from page 1 DANA BURKEAlligator Contributing Writer 227 of UFs Food Science and Huprofessor. researchers currently are using the fat. and was funded through research Shelnutts two-part study will accurate for college students. rently is the gold standard of said. the study. is not. ease and other conditions, Shelnutt said. She said the goal of the study is physically active so students can The study is open to all students, Shelnutt said. Participants will receive a printthe spot, Shelnutt said. thought it looked interesting. with a window. It looks like a spaceship and an odd looking. Researchers use Bod Pod to study body fat measurementStudy meant to promote healthy lifestylesUF RESEARCH MINA RADMANAlligator Writer the worlds largest telescope. thought. accurate, Martinez said. nents, Martinez said. light gathered, the farther the discan see. The use of spectroscopy allowed ing to trust less of the previous techThis latest discovery will not change the face of asverse, Martinez said. he said.Galaxy not as large as originally thoughtGuzman


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialTUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Elizabeth Behrman EDITOR Joey Flechas MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR 44 TOTAL VOTES11% YES 89% NOTodays question: Will you participate in the Occupy Gainesville protest on Wednesday? Mondays question: Have you ever bought Krishna Lunch with a credit card? Power of OneDont judge protesters by same picket signThis weekend, an Occupy Wall Street protester was captured in a photograph defecating on a police car in New York City. For those who want to immediately categorize the Occupy Wall Street movement as disrespectful or uncivil, please wait before you make such sweeping assumptions. Some have called the Occupy movement a left-wing response to the tea party. The current level of civic engagement on both sides of the ideological spectrum is encouraging, but the actions of a few outliers have been used to categorize the attitudes, thoughts and feelings of each movement. For some, the tea party is just a bunch of racist, old, white Christian Southerners who want to shoot guns and read the Bible all day. Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson recently criticized members of the tea party movement as being racist against President Barack Obama. Many have used pictures of signs comparing Obama to a primate or the misspelling of the N-word to illustrate the racist tendencies of members of the movement. But can we really come to acceptable conclusions about a movement based on a minority of its members? Every movement, whether its on the left or on the right, has its outliers. Earlier this year, a video surfaced of a protest in California of the infamous Koch brothers, entrepreneurs and philanthropists who donate to conservative interest groups. A couple of the protesters were caught on tape calling for the hanging of (African-American) Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for his involvement with Koch-sponsored organizations. Were these individuals representative of everyone at this protest? Absolutely not. It would be intellectually dishonest to make that claim. Of course, there will probably be many who criticize this editorial by saying that one side is really more racist or crazy than the other. But in the end, if we truly look at the majority of people in They are people in your classes, your neighbors and possibly even your close friends. Chances are they dont have malicious or violent motives. It seems that both groups can simply be categorized as frustrated. Their frustration may be directed at the government or corporations or both. They also might have different goals or outcomes they would like to see from policy-makers. However, speculating that the motives of the members of these movements are based in racism, Marxism or any other -ism out there is foolish and childish. We can all debate possible solutions, but lets be grownups about it. You can certainly disagree because debate is healthy; just be decent.Fun and focus is better than worryingIts super easy to get caught up in the mood of a situation. I dont know about you guys, but I can tend to be melodramatic sometimes. Dont worry, Im not outspoken about it. I keep my occasional dreary mentality and thoughts inside. When did we all get so jaded and cautious? Was it after nection died right as we needed to submit a paper online? Could it have been after someone made fun of us in elementary school? have an answer. I just know we all tend to be a little moody sometimes and get in our heads about things. As the late Dr. Jack Shephard once said, We have to go back. So yeah, lets go back to the mentality we had as children. That mentality seems to be really carefree and unassuming two traits I wish I could exemplify more. Please dont read this column as a whiny-boo-hoo piece. Believe me, Im not complaining about life, not even about my life in particular. Ive just been noticing a trend lately in myself and some of my friends weve had to be grown-ups or adults, whatever those are. Being an adult doesnt mean you have to be mad and sad all of the time. Yes, now we have bigger problems to deal with, but that doesnt mean we have to let them affect us negatively. Recently, I was able to perform an improvisational comedy show, also known as improv, for a group of middle schoolers. After our brief show, we ran a workshop for them. All we did was a few warmups and played a few games with them, but it was enough to remind me of what it was Trust me: Learning improv can be a scary and terrifying thing if you let the mood affect you. I started learning improv with Theatre Strike Force three years ago during my freshman year. I joined without even really knowing what improv was and certainly not what it can become. Ive learned that improv is all about trust. You have to trust your capabilities as well as those of your partners. The best moments in improv and also in life are when you clear your mind and just simply react to the world around you. The kids didnt give a crap about what they looked like on stage, something I know my improv colleagues often do. They knew they were not going to be improv experts, but they didnt care. They just wanted to get out there and have a fun experience. Its important to keep trying new things with your whole heart. Commit to the situation, and trust your instincts. Wouldnt life be so much more enjoyable if we worried more about those things instead of how dumb we look? I know we all have deep situations to deal with. I know were all entitled to countless feelings and emotions. As UF enters midterm exam season, where academic stresses can shove themselves into other facets of our lives, lets try to face the world with a smile instead of a frown. We need to be like those pretty cool middle schoolers! Just try your hardest to do your best, and everything will fall into place. That sounds like a much better plan than worrying all the time about everything, right? So thank you, Hoggetowne Middle School. You have a really cool outlook on life teachers and students alike. Ill try to bring more positivity into my routine, too. A balance of fun and focus sounds pretty ideal to me. Sami Main is a journalism junior at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays. Sami Mainletters@alligator.org


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7Fox News commentator and former Gov. Sarah Palin announced Thursday in a statement she would not be running for the Republican nomination in 2012. Her supporters were not thrilled. After months of tireless hope that all the signs pointing against a run were false, her supporters experienced a painful blow. The candidate whom them down. Palin claimed it was her dedication to her family that preway, unfortunately, have been. Ever since she entered the nabeen a target. None of that will disappear now that she has decided not to run. Gossip about her will be clumped with information about soap operas, former child stars and miracle medicines, and her life will continue to be a source of interest And that is precisely why she should have run. Running would have given her a chance to set the record straight, to She could have given America another opportunity to see her as something other than an SNL caricature of questionable intelligence. I am not saying she could have won. But she could have what one would call a legitimate the nation, but Sarah Palin and legitimacy are less than synonyms. But she chose not to run. Perhaps she prefers the easier path playing rabble-rouser for the right rather than holding serious jobs with serious responsibilities. Even her excuse for she is simply reinforcing what her opponents said all along. Is it, as Jon Stewart has mentioned, that she simply does not more than a title, but an actual job? If elected, would she have been willing to serve? In 2008, Palin was handed a microphone and called up on stage. America since turned that microphone off, but Palin seriously. But now, she has money. She can build herself her own stage, possibly covered with a grizzly-bear pelt, a giant dium right in the center, a megaphone placed neatly on top. ing what she wants without worrying about consequenctinue to cater to a small fan club that will continue to write her political career and though I would ordinarily be wary of bly mount a presidential run in 2016 or later. She could potenno plans to do so. Had she run in 2012, she would have had And now, though she has loitered around the corner of the national stage for some time, the cue has come for her to exit naturally, to the right. Humza Bokhari writes for the Harvard Political Review at Harvard University. Palin shows she cannot commit by declining to run for presidentUWireHumza BokhariUWire In the modern world, it seems absurd that you could be put to death for your faith, the Middle Ages, but surely not now. Yet, that is exactly what is happening right now in Rasht, Iran. A 34-year-old Christian be facing death by hanging if he does not renounce his faith. He was arrested in October 2009 while registering his church in an attempt to offer an alternative to the Islamic educative monopoly tion to have his two boys educated without More recently, in September 2010, Nachanged to those of evangelization of Muslims and also apostasy, a turning from the faith. Both are crimes punishable by death in Iran if so decreed by a religious fatwa. While fatwas, The claim of apostasy arose because of conversion to Christianity at the age of 19. The states that because of his Muslim parentage, he was a member of the Islamic faith before he turned to Christianity and is accordingly guilty of the crime of apostasy. chance to renounce his faith in Jesus Christ, hani refused. He was offered two subsequent On both occasions, he remained unyielding. The severity and blatant injustice of the case has stirred the global community to come out in force, deThe White House issued a message as well, calling on Iran to demonstrate a commitment to basic, universal human rights, including freedom of religion. But not everyone has the luxury to live under the mantle of liberty. Around the world are people who are denied what most would view as universal rights. Such suppression of freedom is abhorrent. The faces of those who but each should be met with the same outrage, resolve and determination to set things right. The global outcry that has begun to sway came from ordinary people, who saw such blatant injustice and immediately rebelled against it. Now, you can fold this paper up and never captures your attention as it did mine, then I the movement against this infringement upon human freedom. what is going on right now in Iran. Publicity through any medium can send a powerful message. If you are ready, if you feel the same sense of obligation that I do to help protect the basic rights enjoyed by millions around the you can hand this paper to the person sitting next to you. Sam Novack writes for the Cavalier Daily at the University of Virginia.Spread the word, stand against those who seek to abolish libertyUWireSam NovackUWire


A 79-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WAS MISSING AND PRESUMED DROWNED. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALLIGATOR Seven survive 20 hours at sea clinging to cooler, capsized boat AP PhotoThis Oct. 9, 2011 photo released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows a capsized boat in the waters off the Florida Keys. The boat capsized in stormy weather on Saturday. Seven people, including a sumed dead.SUSTAINABILITY AYANA STEWARTAlligator Contributing Writer Local solar tour to educate CLARE LENNON and JOEY FLECHASAlligator Staff Writers Treasurer vetoes $28,000 cellphone charging stationsVillamil Our goal is to demonstrate to students and residents what Gainesville has to offer...Alejandro Palominodirector of the Solar Tour


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Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 10-20-11-74-13 St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com $$ CASH PAID, UP TO $500 $$ FOR JUNK CARS & TRUCKS RUNNING OR NOT, ANY CONDITION SAME DAY PICK UP. FREE TOWING NO TITLE NEEDED. CALL 352-771-6191 10-11-11-30-13 ANY HempFest Video Footage, Photos, Articles, Memorabelia, Testimonials...Confessions of the Doobie Tosser from 1990-2000! PLZ Call 352-278-5698 10-21-10-13 Southeast Car Agency is looking to hire a Lot Porter for approx. 35 hours a week (or more if needed). Must have clean driving record, your own reliable transportation, and be available to work on Saturday. Please apply in person only, we are not accepting calls regarding this position. Location: 310 NE 39th Ave Gainesville, FL 32609 10-19-7-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG The MailbagSubmit questions for this weeks mailbag column on Twitter: @alligatorSports. Were accepting anything Larson Reinstated Coach Billy Donovan reinstated Gators forward Cody Larson on Monday after he was suspended following an April arrest. A South Dakota court ruled he would not face jail time on a probation charge. Florida center back Kat Williamson has played every minute of the teams past six games. See Story, Page 15. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida freshman quarterback Jacoby Brissett started against LSU last week, completing 8 of 14 passes for a touchdown and two interceptions. Brissett will compete with fellow freshman Jeff Driskel this week in practice. GREG LUCAAlligator Staff WriterJacoby Brissett is still UFs starter at quarterback, but Jeff Driskel will have an opportunity to capture the job this week. Driskel, a freshman, sat out Saturdays game against LSU because of an ankle sprain he suffered the previous week against Alabama. That opened the door for Brissett, another freshman, to take the reins of the offense. But coach Will Muschamp said Driskel is expected to practice this week barring an injury setback, and performance will determine who plays Saturday against Auburn. Well work with Jacoby as being the starter at this point, Muschamp said. Well work through the week and progress to see who practices the best. Muschamp added a caveat: If Driskels injury limits the number of reps he can take in practice, Brissett will have a leg up in the competition. With John Brantley out again this week, the two normally would split the practice snaps evenly, but Driskels injury could change that. The majority of Floridas game plan is set after Tuesdays practice, allowing the team to focus on third down and the red zone on Wednesday. Thus, Driskel will need to practice from the get-go to have a shot at the opening. As we move further in the week Ill know more, obviously, of how much hell be able to go and compete for the job, Brissett the starter for now, Driskel will practice, competeSEE FOOTBALL, P A GE 14 UF ALLOWED TWO 100-YARD RUSHERS IN LAST TWO WEEKS. MATT WATTSAlligator Staff WriterChanges on defense are likely after the Gators have given up 464 rushing yards in back-to-back losses against Alabama and LSU. The stark regression from the beginning of the season, when Florida was one of the best in the nation against the run statistically, can be attributed mainly to missed tackles, coach Will Muschamp said Monday. The team has worked extensively on technique since fall camp, even doing live tackling drills during game weeks to ready the defense. Still, it remains an issue, and Muschamp said there could be changes coming. If you dont want to stick your face else, Muschamp said. While it has been an issue across the board, Muschamp pointed to the secondary as the weakest link. He said tackling has been a big problem for the unit, especially against dominant running teams like Alabama and LSU. Have we worked on it? Yes. Have we worked on it enough? No, obviously not, he said. Were going to look at some different guys to see if theyll tackle better. After the loss to LSU on Saturday, Defensive shakeup likely thanks to poor tackling This is when we learn the most about the Gators. When they are in a downward spiral; when their backs are against the wall; when they have to deal with misfortune. lot about where your leadership and where your football team is, coach Will Muschamp said Monday. Floridas season has played out the way most people expected it to so far: a 4-0 start against inferior opponents, followed by losses against two of the best teams in the nation. But what happens next, and how Florida responds with games against No. 24 Auburn and division-rival Georgia, is when we learn what Florida is really made of, and who is going to lead this team away from a repeat of Muschamp said Monday that handling adversity boils down to mental toughness, something his team lacks right now, and it starts with him. At the end of the day, adversity causes two things, Muschamp said. It causes you to unify, it causes you to divide one of the two. Down a starting quarterback, banged up and demoralized after two blowouts, this is to unify, or if players are going to do their own thing something that was a problem Satur day against LSU. Floridas defense, which looked impenetraThe secondary cant make tackles, linebacker With their backs against the wall, time is now for GatorsSEE TOM, P A GE 16 SEE NOTEBOOK, P A GE 14 T om Greentwitter: @tomas_verde UF Fo otball THE TOM GREEN SHO W


14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida coach Will Muschamp cited poor tackling as one of the main reasons the team struggled against the run in games against Alabama and LSU, when the defense allowed 464 rushing yards and two 100-yard rushers. Muschamp said changes in personnel could be on the horizon. Gators changing defensive mindset; Gillislee to see more touchesMuschamp said tackling is a matter of desire. You either want to do it or you dont, he said. [We Linebacker Jelani Jenkins was pulled against LSU and replaced with freshman Michael Taylor, and three safeties saw work opposite Matt Elam, including little-used redshirt freshman Josh Shaw. Changing scheme: Muschamp said the defense has been more successful when playing a one-gap technique, in which the defensive linemen attack the space between two offensive linemen, rather than the two-gap technique, where they must read the play and react to the blocking assignments. Thats something we havent played as well and something we may look at not playing as much of, Muschamp said of the two-gap schemes. Gillislee to get more work: One of the few bright spots from Saturdays loss was the play of running back Mike Gillislee, who rushed nine times for a team-high 56 yards. Muschamp said Monday that Gillislee would be in line for a larger role going forward. Hes one of the guys we realized that recognized the way we needed to play with some toughness, Muschamp said. We need to get him some more touches. Fellow running back Chris Rainey said hes excited to see Gillislee receive more playing time. He brings a lot to the table, Rainey said. I love when he runs the ball. Hes probably going to be playing a lot more now, so I cant wait to see that. Injury update: After leaving the LSU game early due to undisclosed injuries, defensive end Ronald Powell and safety Josh Evans should be ready for Saturdays game against No. 24 Auburn, Muschamp said. Running back Jeff Demps was also limited Saturday with an ankle injury, and quarterback Jeff Driskel (sprained ankle) was not in uniform. Cornerback Jeremy Brown (sprained knee) remains out. Contact Matt Watts at mwatts@alligator.org. NOTEBOOK, from page 13 Muschamp said. That will determine the reps and obviously determine the starter. Last week, redshirt senior running back Chris Rainey said he knew by Wednesday or Thursday that Brissett would start based on the number of snaps each quarterback took in practice. It looked like he was more ready, Rainey said. He was ready to step up. Brissett completed 8 of 14 passes for 94 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions against LSU. His offensive repertoire consisted mostly of checkdowns and deep bombs in between being subbed out to let Rainey or Trey Burton take snaps in the Wildcat for mation. Still, Rainey said Brissett looked calm throughout the game, keeping his poise and looking for receivers the nations No. 5 defense. If Brissett starts again this weekend, Muschamp said the Gators would likely expand the offensive playbook to include more than it did against No. 1 LSU. Certainly weve got to do some more, something else, offensively, Muschamp said. When you continue to do the same things you get the same results, so we need to change it. The majority of Brissetts production came from his 65-yard touchdown pass to sophomore wide receiver Andre Debose; a play where the defender stumbled and Debose came from out of bounds to make the catch. Still, Muschamp gave Brissetts performance a strong review. I thought he managed our offense really well, and what we asked him to do he did very well, Muschamp said. Hes a very composed young man. Hes very intelligent, athletic, hes smart, he wants to he works extremely hard since hes been here as far as learning the offense and learning what to do and how we want to do it and manage our football team. Were pleased with his progress. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. FOOTBALL, from page 13Driskel may be limited in practice with ankle injury suffered against Alabama UF WON ALL-FLORIDA INVITATIONAL. ALEX PECKHAMAlligator WriterFloridas goal is to win a national championship. The team views every practice and every event along the way as preparation on the road to the NCAA Championship meet. The All-Florida Invitational was a grueling event held over three days that included, for each event, preliminary heats in the decide a winner. Im really tired right now, but itll help us in the long run, said freshman Matt Elliott, who excelled in the format, notching three wins and one second-place result as an individual. It helps show us the type of shape we need to be in later in the season. Last weekends meet in the OConnell Center provided a unique opportunity for the Gators to prepare for the NCAA Championships in a more focused way. Although the meet was against competition that isnt considered championshipcaliber, the events format gave the Gators a taste of the grind they will face in March, as well as the urgency necessary in every race to succeed in February. A maximum of three swimmers from heat, an aspect of the meet that made every race, even the preliminaries, carry a sense of urgency for competitors. our top six, coach Gregg Troy said. That puts a lot of pressure on our team to be very good in the morning. [Instead of] spending all year badgering them about where we want to be at the end of the year and how tough it is to be good at the NCAA meet, we put them in a dynamic where they have to get up and go. Troy felt this was especially important for freshmen swimmers who are used to easier preliminary competition in high school meets. He was pleased with how legiate meet, responded to the challenge. We had nine freshman guys stand up and swim extremely well, Troy said. Weve still got some holes, but the future is bright.Early event win helping to prepare Gators swim teams That puts a lot of pressure on our team to be very good in the morning. [Instead of] spending all year badger ing them about where we want to be at the end of the year and how tough it is to be good at the NCAA meet, we put them in a dynamic where they have to get up and go.Gregg TroyUF coach


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 15Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida center back Kat Williamson has played all 547 minutes of the No. 11 Gators last six games. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida senior Kelly Murphy recorded 83 assists and 27 kills in the last four games while playing a hybrid setter/outside-hitter role for the No. 13 Gators. BRYAN HOLTAlligator WriterThere is more to Kelly Murphy than offense. Floridas most heralded volleyball player is also its most versatile athlete. Its the reason she has 26 career tripledoubles, but its also the reason why her overall stats dont always jump off the page. You understand that she gets only half the reps in setting or only half the numbers the hitters get hitting because of the way the offense is run, UF coach Mary Wise said. She understands that theres a lot more asked of her. Wise calls Murphy the busiest player in Division I womens volleyball, and the title is well deserved. As something of a setter and right-side hitter hybrid, Murphy plays every rotation for the Gators and leads the team in assists and service aces. Shes also second on the squad in kills and digs. Its almost like theres not enough sets to go around, Wise said. We were not able to change the rules that Kelly could set herself and hit it. Floridas last four games, all straight-set victories, have shown how much Murphy can open up the offense without ever scoring a point. During that span, Murphy has 83 has opened things up for players like junior Betsy Smith, who has 23 kills in those four games while playing a much lighter set load than Murphy. ence if she were eligible you must have three attacks per set to qualify; Smith has 2.6 attacks per set. I just dont know what it is, Smith clicking together on all cylinders on offense, at least. Ferrell improving, dealing with injury: Florida is asking a lot more out of senior outside hitter Stephanie Fer rell than it has in the past, and the results have been largely positive. In a new role that requires more defensive play and serve-receive abilities, Ferrell has shown bright spots, including a .375 hitting percentage and 11 kills in Sundays win against LSU. Her top end is in front of her, Wise said. She comes in every day early for extra reps. On Sunday, Florida experienced a brief scare when Ferrell rolled an ankle she had hurt in the past. Wise said Monday it was being evaluated, and she did not yet know the extent of the injury. Ive had a lot of history with this ankle, Ferrell said. But its better. Ill Back-row defense improves: Placing an emphasis on it last week, Floridas backcourt had a 52-dig day against LSU. But Wise was more excited about a nearly complete performance. When you combine serving, blocking, transition digs thats how you keep teams from siding out, she said. Thats how you keep teams from scoring. We did that at a very high level. THE CENTER BACK HAS PLAYED EVERY MINUTE IN THE LAST SIX GAMES. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff WriterKat Williamson could use a breather. In six straight matches, the Gators starting center back hasnt so much as sniffed the sideline or seen the played 547 consecutive minutes. Ever since fellow redshirt junior Katie Kaderas season-ending ACL injury on Sept. 30, this has been Williamsons role. She is described as the teams anchor on defense and the emotional leader of the Gators. Now, she is needed more than ever. But with a three-game road trip on the horizon, and Williamsons own history of injuries to worry about she suffered an ACL tear as a freshman UF coach Becky Burleigh is trying to lighten the workload for her All-America defender this week. We would love for her to get some rest because, obviously, thats a demanding job, Burleigh said. But at the same time, shes a tough person to take off the Though its painful to play Williamson for anything less than a full 90 minutes, Burleigh is looking for one of the teams non-starters to emerge as a reliable substitute. At every other position group the No. 11 Gators (12-3, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) are one of the most bench-friendly teams in the league. Weve been working on it, Burleigh said. Weve been playing some different people at different positions in practice, and were going to continue to do that this week, too. The Gators generally allow their two defenders progresses. Rodgers was a forward her freshman year before switching positions this offseason. We need more depth in our entire back line, Bur minutes as theyre playing is a lot. Especially with the way we play our outside backs, thats a big role. Before Kaderas injury, her fourth ACL tear since high school and second at UF, the Gators enjoyed an ideal three-player rotation at center back, with freshman Annie Bobbitt coming off the bench. [Katie] hasnt started most of her career; she [was] starting this year and has worked hard to get that done, Burleigh said. Shell still be able to contribute to our team in different waysbut its really a tough injury for her and for our team. Burleigh said Kadera has taken on a mentoring role and is trying to help Bobbitt adjust to life as a full-time starter. Friday against Auburn, with two turnovers deep in Floridas defensive third. The Tigers were able to take a 1-0 lead in the 34th minute off an errant pass by Bobbitt Two days later, though, Bobbitt rebounded nicely with 83 mistake-free minutes in Sundays match with Alabama, helping hold the Crimson Tide scoreless in the second half. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org Weve been playing some different people at different positions in practice, and were going to continue to do that this week, too.Becky BurleighUF coach UF V olle yball


Jelani Jenkins was benched in favor of Michael Taylor in the second half against LSU, and opponents have accumulated 464 yards and seven scores on the ground the last two weeks. The offense hasnt done much better. No receiver has more than 10 catches on the season. The running game games. The offensive line has been porous and overmatched, and the Gators quarterback situation has more twists The Gators slipped out of the AP Top 25 this week, and the road ahead isnt much easier, with Gus Malzahns offensive scheme and running back Michael Dyer at Auburn this weekend. Then running backs Isaiah Crowell of Georgia and South Carolinas Marcus Lattimore are waiting on the horizon. Unless Muschamp makes the proper adjustments from a coaching standto step up and straighten things out on October and sit at 4-4 entering November. We have a lot of guys that want to be a leader, then the next day they want to step off the podium and let someone else do it, Muschamp said. Thats not part of the deal. When you want to be a leader, you step up and positively affect everybody in the organization every day. So who is going to step up as a leader when this team is in a free-fall? Because, to borrow a phrase from LSU cornerback Tyrann The Honey Badger Mathieu, who called out fullback Trey Burton on Twitter: Florida is soft as cotton right now. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. 16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 Alligator File PhotoFlorida tennis player Allie Will won the singles title at the Riviera/ITA TOM, from page 13 MEGAN WALSHAlligator WriterJunior Allie Will has spent her last few months jumping back and forth between two worlds of tennis. After a national championship season as the 2011 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year capped in May, Will worked up to a summer on the pro circuit before making her way back to Gainesville for fall practice. After Sundays performance, Will, No. 2 in the ITA indititle to her list of recent accomplishments after winning the main singles draw of the Riviera/ITA All-American ChampiIts a mighty big event to win, coach Roland Thornqvist said. The best players in the country are all there, and its at a beautiful venue in Riviera Country Club, so it doesnt really get much better than that. It just proves to you that youve got what it takes. Will defeated No. 11 Jacqueline Cako from Arizona State for tennis player to win a national singles title since 2005. Thornqvist said much of Wills success came from combining her physical talent with a more composed mental game. I dont think shes ever put it all together over the course of four days before, Thornqvist said. The will is always there, no pun intended, and shes always had a great desire. Sometimes that great desire has gotten in her own way. She wanted it too much. This week she was maybe a little more matter-of-fact about it. The pair dropped the doubles championship to Stanfords No. 11 pairing of Mallory Burdette and Nicole Gibbs in a 6-2, played together in a competitive match since the spring season. after suffering a front shoulder strain this summer and dropShes got phenomenal hands, great touch and compact strokes, and she likes targets, so her game is perfectly suited for doubles, Thornqvist said of Oyen. The fact that she was able to just jump in right away with Allie was a little bit of a surprise to me. But they won the indoors last year, so I know that they have that kind of talent level to win these championships.Will claims grand slam title at ITA All-American UF T ennis