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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 109 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida J.K. Rowling to release adult-oriented bookThe book will come out this fall, pg 3. Runoff election candidates discuss their differencesElection day is Tuesday, pg 5. Coach Billy Donovan was disappointed with the Gators effort in an upset loss to Georgia on Saturday. See story, page 13. Monday Feature home in Gainesville, pg. 8. 75 /58 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 David Carr / AlligatorBeast FeastCivil engineering major Kyle Mays, 19, eats a piece of fried quail at the 29th annual Beast Feast on Saturday night. The event was sponsored by the UF Wildlife Society. Read the story on page 5. TYLER JETT Alligator Staff Writer For four nights in a row, Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity dents and one alumnus engaged in hazing with a risk of who graduated in 2007, also beat recruits, according to None of the suspects is allowed who were temporary employees, said We are extremely disappointed dents in this case, she said UF usually suspends those APA members began hazing recruits after holding a Hazing involved paddling, chest slaps, police say SAMANTHA SHAVELL Alligator Writer mined that three upcoming Students justices ruled there was not enough law was not supported by substantial A candidate for the Students Party contacted a student organization to Michael Hacker, the Election Engineering senators to keep seats THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES WILL REVIEW THE PROPOSAL. JULIA GLUM Alligator Writer Parking decal prices could go up the cost of an annual decal for any utilities, according to information We cant turn off the lights in the parking garages at night because Students buying decals during guez, 19, said decals are already Parking decal prices could increase by 4 percent this fallSEE COURT, PAGE 4 SEE HAZING, PAGE 4Sikes Cecily Welsh


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 109 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 83/60 THUNDER STORMS 81/59 PARTLY CLOUDY 83/61 THUNDER STORMS 75/58 PARTLY CLOUDY 79/59 TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Moshe Katz, Krav Maga Black Belt Free Seminar Monday, 6 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Moshe Katz will be giving a Krav Maga Seminar at UF Hillel in addition to the regular ly scheduled Krav Maga class led by our certified Krav Maga instructor. This talk is free and open to the public. Gainesville Roller Rebels Open House Monday, 8 p.m. Skate Station Funworks 1311 NW 76th Blvd. Gainesville Roller Rebels will hold an open house for those interested in learning more about GRR and becoming involved. There will be booths for skaters, refs and volunteers, as well as a Derby 101 demonstration. No experience is necessary. Toastmasters hosts potluck Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Talking Gators Toastmasters Club hosts its monthly potluck. Guests are welcome. Toastmasters is an international organization that provides an atmosphere to learn and practice public speaking and leadership skills in a group setting. For details, go to talkinggators. toastmastersclubs.org. Talking Gators is also on Facebook. The Area Contest is Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m. at the Alachua County Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Institute of Black Culture presents IBCinema: The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975) Tuesday, 6 p.m. Reitz Union Join the Institute of Black Culture at its IBCinema filmshowing series. This week, IBC will be showing The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975), a mixtape highlighting the key figures and events in the Black Power movement as seen from a foreign and completely differ ent perspective than the typical American narrative from the media at the time. HEALs Spring Health Panel Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Pugh Hall The Spring Health Panel provides an opportunity for everyone to learn more about various health care fields. The panel consists of medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant and psychology professionals who will be broken up into a small group setting to provide attendees with a customized experience. There will be food and drinks after the Q&A. online at www.active.com for $15, or register on race day for $20. Walkers are welcome. Health Expo March 27, 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reitz Union Colonnade Come out and get your own health inventory at our Health Expo! Learn about how to stay healthy while being a student. Sponsored by Baby Isaac and Campus Advent. Online at www.babyisaac.org Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@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 for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.Hot tub installation on campus roof a mysterycials are puzzled over a mysterious hot tub that was installed and then removed from the roof of a building on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor. But a group of creative students are believed to be the culprits, spokesman Steven Crang told AnnArbor.com on Friday. Initially reported by the Michigan Daily campus newspaper, the had visitors and was gone by Monday night. gasted, Crang said. It was obviously unexpected. It was pretty creative and now its gone. It left a buzz in its wake. Despite its short stay, students called the hot tub the Bob and Betty Beyster Bubbler after the couple who donated $15 million to the school. The building is named after them. The philanthropic couple found it amusing, Crang said. Its apparently people who are close to the department because they were able to gain access to the building and install the tub, he said of whoever installed it. The thing that intrigued everyone was cony. Its a large hot tub and the doors that lead out to the balcony are not real big, so they had to do some work to get it out there. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Boston Brass Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts In a collaboration between the Boston Brass and UFs award-winning composer Paul Richards, the ensemble celebrates its 25th anniversary through thrilling classical arrangements to renowned jazz standards, along with the best of the original brass quintet repertoire. Student tickets are $12. Visit performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. Map the Gator Nation Wednesday, 6p.m. Architecture Building, Room 16 Have you ever found a mistake on Google Maps? New buildings missing? Unmarked routes? Come out to our first live MapUp where youll hear from a representative on the Google Maps team, learn how to edit Google maps and have a chance to win Google swag. Learn more and RSVP at bit.ly/mapUF. Startup Bus March 6 to March 11 Startup Bus is a competition, hackathon and roadtrip. Participants create startup businesses en route from Tampa to SXSW in Austin where they pitch them to a panel of experts. Buses depart March 6, participate in semifinals in San Antonio and arrive in Austin on March 9. The Grand Finale will at SXSWs Startup Village on March 11. To sign up, go to subtampabay.wufoo.com/ forms/interested/ Giddy Up Gators 5K March 24, 8AM Flavet Field The Student Occupational Therapy Association is hosting its annual 5K run and walk to raise money for the organization HOrses helping PEople (HOPE). HOPE is a not-for-profit organization that utilizes equine assistant therapy to help enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities. Register online at bit.ly/ GiddyUp5K by March 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. More information on Facebook: Giddy Up Gators 5k. 5K to HEAL March 25, 8:30 a.m. Park-n-ride lot across from Southwest Recreation Center Put your New Years resolutions to the test in this 5K fundraiser to benefit the VetMed chapter of Project HEAL. Register in advance


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Feb. 27, 1975: A custodian in the College of Business Administration was bribed and tricked to allow students access to advance copies of fall quarter tests, according to a confession from a student to the Honor Court. The female janitor was with old lost notebooks from the student. Feb. 28, 1985: Gators football player Clifford Tyrone Charlton was charged with assault and battery after reportedly attacking a woman in his Yon Hall dormitory room. According to University Police, Charlton struck her on the face, knocked her onto his bed and proceeded to choke the woman time Charlton assaulted the same woman. Feb. 27, 1991: UPD are investigating the case of a candid camera that was hidden in the dressing room of the Miss UF Pageant on the night of Feb. 13. The video camera was planted in an air vent ditorium. Mar. 2, 1990: A new chemistry laboratory meeting is set to open next week. The $10 million building, located near Leigh Hall, was set to be built in 1977 with construction beginning in 1988. Mar. 1, 2008: The Board of Governors abandons its pursuit to revise the Legislature-controlled Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program for the upcoming legislative session, according to a news release. The board, which oversees Floridas 11 public universities, suggested freezing the scholarship programs funding of $400 million through the 2011-12 school year. RAVEN PRITCHETTSTUDENT LIFE KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterUF students might have said mischief managed when the last Harry Potter movie came out in the summer of 2011, but they wont have to say goodbye to author J.K. Rowling just yet. She announced Friday via Twitter that her new novel for adults will be published later this year. Rowling wrote the seven Harry Potter books, which were released in the U.S. from 1998 to 2007. The books have been translated into 69 languages and have sold more than 400 million copies worldwide, according to Rowlings page on the Scholastic publishing website. Her new novel, however, will be aimed at adults instead of children. It would only make sense for her to write an adult book, seeing as all her readers that grew up reading the books have just done that: grown up, said 21-year-old interior design major Mayling Sigler. The book deal is estimated to be worth about $8 million, according to the UK Daily Mail website. Telecommunication major Andrew Arons, 19, said he wishes Rowling were writing a Potter prequel. Details about the novel will be announced later in the year, according to Rowlings website. Im honestly surprised it took her this long to make something new, said 20-year-old religious studies major Stephen Smith. He said he looks forward to seeing Rowlings potential outside of Harry Potter. Of course Im going to read it, Smith said. Frankly, Id read her grocery lists.J.K. Rowling to release adult-oriented bookRowling ENTRANTS HAD 48 HOURS TO MAKE AND SUBMIT FILMS. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing WriterNot many people would subject themselves to 48 hours of nail-biting tension and a crushing deadline for fun, but Santa Fe College digital media professor Marc Shahboz was not looking for average people. He was looking for people who eat, sleep The deadline for SFCs second annual 48 Hour Film Competition was 7 p.m. sharp Sunday night at Emilianos Cafe a deadline so strict that mitting three minutes late. Its a great learning experience, Shahboz said. It teaches you how to deal with deadlines and work together as a team. genre, a line and an object to incor porate into their movie. This year, teams were tasked to make a heist line, I got a bone to pick with you. Hollywood producer Del Weston, senior producer of Ubisoft video games Marc Fortier and Humoring the Fates Jesse Norton will judge The winning teams will be announced and will receive their awards March 14 after a screening of E theater at Santa Fe. mayhem and stress, one team got the attention of the authorities twice. Nick May and his team were choLemerand Drive. It was four guys intense it persuaded an uninformed bystander to call University Police. Read the rest of the story at alligator.org.Filmmakers brave deadlines in contest


meeting for interested members on Jan. 22. In the days after, the said. nity. fraternities and sororities. 4, ALLIGATOR KELSEY GRENTZERAlligator Contributing Writerday. Kelsey Grentzer / AlligatorLesly Parra, an 18-year-old advertising freshman, and Sasha Saigol, a 19-year-old marketing freshman, paint a mural in a Chester Shell Elementary School hallway Saturday while working with Project Makeover. Election Commission says Unite Party did not coerce Greek voters ate meeting. COURT, from page 1Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAlpha Phi Alphas fraternity house, located at 630 NW 36th St., is where nine UF students and one alumnus allegedly engaged in hazing. University Police: Recruits told hazing was their birth right HAZING, from page 1Ossip


EVAN GALINAlligator Contributing WriterForty-nine contestants opened the Strong Gator competition with a shout in unison. I am the strongest Gator, they yelled into the wind, each convinced it was true. torious contestants, one from each weight division, had earned the right to shout that mantra. The competition, hosted by RecSports, took place on Maguire Field on Saturday and tested contestants strength, endurance and speed as they fought for bragging rights and a Strong Gator champion T-shirt. Competitors had one shot at each of the four events: atlas stone, log clean and press, yoke walk and the medley. The contestant with the highest combined score for all four events in his or her weight class was named the winner. Five minutes into the event, grunting and heavy breathing competed with the blaring music played to pump up competitors. Strong Gator was a family affair for Robin Clark, a 20-year-old computer science junior. He competed against his brother Raymond, a 19-year-old freshman, in the division for men between 175 and 204 pounds. The brothers developed a shared their training last week by practicing with heavier weights, Robin Clark said. Because of a tie in his weight class, Robin had to repeat the medley, an event in which contestants complete tasks, such as repeatedly He lost the tiebreaker, but he said he was still happy with his secondplace performance. I did the best I could, he said. Muna Oli, a 19-year-old psychology freshman, entered at the last minute when her trainer, Erin Collins, convinced her to participate. Oli arrived Saturday morning with just one thought in her mind. I didnt want to embarrass Erin, she said. She didnt. Oli was all smiles after beating seven opponents to win the division for women weighing less than 140 pounds. The toughest part of the competition, she said, was lifting a 100-pound atlas stone onto a waistlevel platform as many times as she could in 45 seconds. She held out her arms to prove her point, exposing bloody scrapes on the inside of her wrists from rubbing against the stones rough surface. Im glad I got some war wounds, Oli said. Andy Karch, who emceed the event, said the medley event, which included a prowler push, farmers ferent tasks next year, and a new surprise event will be added. Oli is already excited for the next shot at maintaining her title. Bearing her war wounds with pride, she said, Ill for sure be back. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5Lauren Adamson / AlligatorEconomics junior Matthew Schaler participates in the Strong Gator competition at Maguire Field on Saturday. Students vie to be strongest Gator ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterAs election day descends upon the city, thoughts of last years runoff loom over the candidates. Last year, the election for the District 2 seat of the Gainesville City Commission found itself in a runoff between two staunchly different candidates. This year is no different, but the stakes are higher. The victor of this years runoff on Tuesday between Lauren Poe and Nathan Skop will represent the entire city, rather than just one district. Poe, an incumbent, lost to current Commissioner Todd Chase in the April 2011 race, receiving 2,045 votes while Chase won with 2,463 votes. This time around, Chase contributed to Skops campaign and endorsed him in the cur rent election against his former opponent. In regular elections on Jan. 31, Poe secured 4,402 votes and Skop received 2,944 votes. Poe, an associate professor at Santa Fe College who served on the Gainesville City Commission from 2008 to 2011, said he respects Chases decision, but it should not hide the fact that Chase and Skop have contrasting personalities. Chase was mellow and laid-back when he ran his campaign, Poe said. Mr. Skop is very intense. It is Skops issues-based campaign and use of political rhetoric that Poe said make him more of an invasive opponent. During the Alachua County Democratic Black Caucus forum on Jan. 20, Skop continually referred to Poe as his opponent who was previously voted out the forum, the moderator told Skop he could not longer refer to Poe in that manner. Some in the audience applauded. Despite the difference in opponents, Poe said hes much more comfortable in this years runoff than last years. He said he has honed in on current city initiatives, such as the citys biomass contract, Innovation Gainesville and adding more outdoor public areas. Skop, a lawyer, said he is proud of running an issuesbased campaign that is focused on bringing change to the cur rent state of the commission. Chase said he pledged his support to Skop because of his background in the utility industry, which he said will be of great value to the commission. Skop served four years on the Florida Public Service Commission where he worked to prevent utility rate increases. He is steadfastly against the citys biomass contract. He has cited it as a $3.1 bilCommissions own making in most public forums throughout the election. Skop voted in favor of the contract while he was on the Public Service Commission. He said he didnt take the rate increase into consideration when voting because his vote revolved around the citys energy needs, not rate impacts. As one who served with Poe on the commission from 2008 to 2011, Commissioner Jeanna Mastrodicasa she she supports Poe and his positive, progressive campaign. The winner of the runoff will take her seat on the commission in May. We didnt always agree on things, but he was always hardworking and thoughtful, she said.Candidates in runoff election talk differencesL OC AL MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterCharlotte Solomon bit into a chocolatechip mealworm cookie, ready for the sur prise inside. The Santa Fe College zoo technology Dude, you cant even taste it, she said, chewing. She paused. Hesitation. A bitter taste Theres the crunch, she said. All right, who wants my desserts? She and about 400 others feasted Satur day on stranger-than-usual fare at the UF student chapter of The Wildlife Societys 29th annual Beast Feast, the organizations yearly fundraiser. Sam Baraoidan, co-vice president of the chapter, said hunters and ranchers from across the Southeast donate the meat. Club members take the cuts home to simmer and bake for the buffet. A line of people twisted under a wooden pavilion. About 20 minutes before the food was fair game, there were about 100 people in line. Fifteen minutes later, that count had at least doubled. Volunteers lifted trays from trailer ovens holding hundreds of pans. The ovens kept es at a balmy 250 degrees. Inevitably, Baraoidan will have people ask her why a club that aims to protect animals would host such an event. She said the majority of wildlife conser vation funds come from taxes on guns, amfood chain another piece of the protection puzzle. Baraoidan said the event is intensely popular among the conservation community. Theres a huge fan base of people who wait all year for this, she said. As the dishes were put into place, volunteers peeled off foil, releasing steam and smells that resembled beef stew with a hint of pepper. Im ready, said a woman fourth in line, grasping her plate and fork. Im ready for this. Go. Yes. Eat, she said. veal-a-roni and sheep onto their doubled-up Styrofoam plates. Nearby, Cowboyz Bar-B-Q and Cater ing staff carved hunks of hog. Steam seeped from the brown-red meat as the carvers worked. The air smelled of brisket. Even after replacement dishes didnt match with the labels, visitors piled on heaps of the mystery meat. Brave folk dug into cups of dirt: the dirt was fake; the worms were not. Solomon said the event lived up to the hype. It just sounded amazing, like one of those things that you have to do before you die, she said.Organization serves mealworm cookies, Bambi tacos at fundraiser I am the strongest Gator.Strong Gator competitors Dude, you cant even taste it.Charlotte SolomonSFC freshman, eating a mealworm cookie


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 EditorialMONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR Todays question: Do you care about awards shows?198 TOTAL VOTES57% YES 43% NOFridays question: Are you on Twitter? Big DifferenceOpinions allowed on opinions pagesThe events of last week sparked much debate and discussion on campus about the ethics of reporting, the purpose of a campus newspaper and the idea of bias in the media. Another point of contention was whether or not the Alligator should have commented on some of the events within its opinions section. This prompted a lot of discussion about journalistic integrity and the difference between fact and opinion. From the discussions that occurred last week, it appears there is still some confusion about the difference between a news article and an editorial or an opinion column. In this newspaper, everything on pages six and seven is opinion about current events. Shocking, right? Well, it would be if there was not a giant header at the top of the page that reads Opinions. Yes, despite the strive for objectivity in reporting, many newspapers include a section where people are allowed to voice their thoughts and comments on the issues of the day. That section usually features editorials from the editorial board of the newspaper. This is a chance for the editors of the paper to give their two cents about the news of the day. This section also features columns and letters, often distinguished from editorials by the sub-heading Op/Ed or Opposite the Editorial Page. In the Op/Ed section, columnists have the opportunity to bring up issues and topics of interest. Unlike regular news articles, columnists also have a chance to say what they think about their argument. When they are writing for the opinions section, most columnists do not refer to themselves as reporters; it would be disingenuous to do so. The newspaper has a responsibility to ensure that the columare generally left alone to comment on the issue at hand. The newspaper also makes sure that the columnists do not discuss anything that could slander the reputation of another. However, if they are commenting on a news item that reports information, they are well within their right to comment information. So for anyone out there who feels that writers on the opinions pages do not display the proper journalistic etiquette that reporters follow, we have one thing to say: Columnists are not reporters. That is not to say that they are not credible or informative. you information. On the same note, editorials, like this one, are not news ar ticles. This is simply an opinion. Take everything you read in the opinions section with a grain of salt, and be sure to do your own research before forming an opinion.With or without affection, sex is an agreementOver the past few weeks, two men have individually caused me to rack up a $20.37 tab at Taco Bell. When that sort of thing happens, I summon my army of empowered women to my side. Dress code: a paint-stained shirt, slippers and a pair of I-dont-need-no-man pregnancy pants. After weve convened like Death Eaters to Voldemort, we buy tons of junk food and veg out on the couch, all the while per forming hoodoo I mean, bitching about dudes. Typically, these meetings involve us spending the evening validating the poop out of each others lives. However, during this most recent gathering of my coven of crones after the obligatory small-talk and drew my ire. Id been ranting to the group about the joys of having someone you love suddenly stop talking to you. Id also been trying to end the ranting so I could eat another Beefy Crunch Burrito. During one breathing pause, one of the women said, Man, it must suck to get used like that. Utterly taken aback, I gasped, taking the opportunity to shove another Beefy Crunch Burrito into my mouth. The girls didnt seem to understand why I would object to saying I got used. But thats just the thing. People dont get used. They get lied to. Here, let me explain. Whenever I hear some girl say she got used, shes typically saying something along the lines of, All he wanted me for was sex. He didnt actually care about me. Ugh. Typing that made me want to vomit more than Taco Bell ever has. What the girls really saying is that she entered into a tacit agreement with a dude that she would give him sexy time in exchange for affection or some other form of emotional security. The dude didnt deliver, and now shes got her pantsuit in a knot over it. me about this: Sex should not be treated as a commodity. I dont understand the idea that a dude shouldnt boink you without offering something in return. It boggles my mind more than playing Boggle usually does. A man owes you nothing for sexy time, and vice ver sa, because sex isnt a barter economy. Access to your body should not be like buying watermelons at a bazaar. You need to make the decision to touch someone based on whether you want to bump uglies, not on any expected return. If you let someone run around your baseball diamond, take responsibility for it. Did you not want to fool around with the guy in Let me tell you something I learned from the many excons whove taken my order at Taco Bell over the years: Always get the payment before you give the food. If you want affection or some other form of emotional security, ask for it up front. Tell the guy what youre looking for. If hes unwilling to provide it, you shouldnt expect straddling him to change his mind fanny anyway. An unspoken agreement is no agreement at all. You need to talk to make sure both of you are seeking the same thing. That way, he can only lie to you. Dont get me wrong guys treat everyone like crap at one point or another. Im not seeking to exonerate. Men suck. Just get mad at them for the right stuff. Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 Hazing is not tolerated at UFAfter a thorough investigation, the University Police Department has forwarded sworn allegations to the State Attor ney that nine UF students and one alumnus engaged in very serious hazing. Hazing brings severe consequences, both through UFs Student Conduct Code process and the states judicial process. Hazing is abhorrent and is not in keeping with the values of UF. Friends do not hurt friends and endanger their physical and emotional well-being. The UF community believes its students should be able to excel in an academic environment that is safe. I encourage all UF students, faculty and staff to take a stand against hazing. Join me in applauding the courage of the victims in this par notice a sign of distress, help each other and do something. Signs of distress from hazing or other causes may include: bruises, physical discomfort, unexplained injuries, excessive or healthy habits, irritability, use of alcohol or other drugs and risky behavior. In the fall, UF launched an initiative called U Matter, We Care that urges faculty, staff, students and their families to take notice of signs of distress and to get the person in distress to one of UFs many helping resources. edu/resource.php or contact the U Matter team directly. For many years, UF has provided a wide variety of programming and training for its student groups and others regarding the dangers of hazing and directions for providing positive bonding and team-building experiences. Despite this longstanding, concerted effort and a university-wide anti-hazing task force just beginning its work, criminal comcal hazing. help us eliminate any destructive activity in our community. Reach out to those who need assistance. Together, we can decisively address the actions of a few that fundamentally perience. Dave Kratzer Interim Vice President Student Affairs Still room for improvement in voter turnoutAfter nearly a month of Unite and Students Party camout, dozens of platform points were discussed and thousands of votes were cast 10,644 to be exact, the highest total ever While some may attribute the increase in voter turnout to dogs in T-shirts or hilarious cat videos, we believe something elitist organization controlled by a highly mobilized minority where only a select few had the connections to get involved. Last week, we uprooted that myth and proved to the aver have a responsibility to vote. This same responsibility follows us after college into our homes and communities as we elect everyone from city commissioners to the president of the United States. Why, then, would we shirk the privilege of voting while here at UF? Although 10,644 students participating is a step in the right direction, there are nearly 40,000 students who chose to abstain from voting this year. If nothing else, this proves that we still have a lot of work to do. So for one last time, we urge you to come out and vote in ity, your privilege and your voice. Choose to be heard. Alex Cornillie and Jesse Schmitt Students Party presidential and vice-presidential candidatesLetters to the EditorAfter the release of President Obamas budget a few weeks ago, I was struck at the massiveness of federal spending. However, the death tax, which is the tax most targeted at the percent, brings in about 1 per cent of total federal revenue. It is high time that this triple tax be eliminated from our giant tax code. get the wealthy to pay more for the expansion of the military before World War I. Since then, the tax code has exploded with loopholes and clever tricks, along with high-powered lawyers that make the estate tax look like a joke except for the massive legal bills and lost investment it causes. I am amused when progressives say that many of the wealthy members of our society only pay a The capital gains tax is applied on the earnings from securities that have already been taxed at the cent. In a worst-case scenario, $1 of corporate earnings passed through to the owner and taxed twice is only tax rate that the Occupy folks assert. tric, the corporate tax rate is not 0 percent forever. They do, in fact, pay corporate income taxes. Even low corporate income tax levels result in a much higher tax rate for the capitalist class. With this understanding of taxes, it seems grossly unfair to tax people who are successful and want to pass on the value of their lifes work to their offspring when they die. The death tax is a triple tax, hitting money thats already been hit twice. The most dangerous effect of the death tax, though, is what it does to decisions about investments that create far more jobs on a permanent basis than the stimulus did temporarily. you are a car dealership owner with a worth of $10 million. You have a choice. Would you purchase another dealership, which would likely increase your over the course of the next 10 years? You know the governyou die. Does it start to change your mind about taking this enormous risk with your personal assets? I once spoke with an executive of a large wealththeir estates. make sure they dont pay. Instead, it is the merely wealthy those who are more concerned about the health of their concrete business who are impacted by the estate tax the most. It is the merely wealthy those who are more concerned with the yield of their strawberry crop who are impacted by the estate tax the most. These people dont have the incentive or inclination to hire expensive lawyers. And it is their children who pay for it dearly when they die. Why should you be concerned? It is estimated that baby boomers (our parents) will inherit $8.4 trillion from our grandparents over the next few decades. Much of that will be passed on to the boomers offspring (us). If you want to take over the family business one lion in taxes from inheriting that car dealership posed in the earlier example. be eliminated. It does little to accomplish the redistributive effect its liberal proponents wish it could. Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays.Death tax an unfair triple tax that government should eliminate from codeColumn Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org


ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThe walls of Weaver Hall are bare before the students move in. Cold and white concrete canvases. Its up to them to make those lifeless spaces sing; some, like international exchange student Aidan Knowles, can transform a sullen spot into a life-sized scrapbook. Knowles is one of about 200 international exchange students who study at UF every year, according to the UF International Center. He is a junior from Ireland, and hes spending his spring semester at UF. Despite the different environment, adjusting has been surprisingly easy for the Dublin native. Everything is just so impressive, he said. Im just ... Im just really proud to be here. Knowles has gotten so used to campus life at a public university that he doesnt even want to think about leaving. When May rolls around, Knowles will head home to a city where clouds hover over tiny streets, and concepts he loves, like collegiate pride and spirit, dont exist. I saw a woman the other day wearing a shirt that said Gator nurse since 1973, and I just couldnt stop thinking about it, he said. We dont even make shirts with our schools name on them because nobody would buy them. No one cares where they graduate from. Knowles is in his early 20s and looks more Spanish than Irish. He has silky black hair that swoops over his forehead, black scruff and brown eyes that glaze when he has too many beers. The only Irish thing about his appearance, he said, is his pale skin, but that will change now that the weather is warming up. Its always f***ing raining there, he said. It makes you want to stay inside. Everyone is so active here because of the nice weather. As a journalism student at the Dublin Institute of Technology, a well-known college in Ireland that 20,000 students attend, Knowles had the opportunity to study journalism at UF or the University of Missouri through an exchange program. He chose UF because of the warm weather. He said one of the main differ ences hes noticed between here and his home is that grade point averages are a myth at his school in Dublin. All students have to do is pass their classes during senior year and they get their degree. His school is in downtown Dublin, but Knowles lives a 30-minute bus ride outside of the city in a suburb with his mom, dad and 14year-old sister. Weaver Hall, UFs international residence hall and his home here in Gator country, is only a 5-minute walk from his classes. Unlike UF, in Dublin, the colleges campus is spread out around the city. School buildings are plopped among the pubs and the bookie agencies that line the narrow streets. But, he said, despite Dublins propensity for long-distance travel, theres a road in Gainesville that rivals the biggest highway in Ireland. He said crossing Archer Road is like crossing Irelands busiest motorway. Everytime I cross it, Im always like Im gonna die. Oh my God, Oh my God, Im gonna die, he said. The fact that UF has an actual, walkable campus in one area of a city is mesmerizing to him. The compact campus is what adds to the strong sense of school pride, he said, because students are constantly reminded that they are all Gators. Even the idea of dining halls where students can gather to eat was foreign to him until he came here. At home, he said, students disperse throughout the city and eat at cafes, rarely realizing that the person next to them may also go to the same school. Every day, he looks forward to eating omelettes and drinking smoothies while dissecting the previous nights antics and sharing stories with friends at Gator Corner Dining Center. Knowles and his Weaver Hall friends spend hours getting to know one another while half-eaten plates around them turn into 6-inch stacks. We are all in the same boat coming here, he said. None of us know anyone, so we just all got along right off the bat. JR Miller, his resident hall adviser, said there is a rumor going around Weaver Hall that Knowles is most likely to be crowned prom king at the international students prom in April. At the end of every semester, the international students residence hall holds a dance for all of the tenants. They call it prom. Hes always wants to go places and try things, Miller said. I think thats why he settled in so easily. He just wants to be around everybody. Knowles and his friends visit the UF Bookstore at least every week to add to their growing Gator clothing collection. He said he admires school spirit so much that last week he spent $100 on Gators T-shirts, including a womens water polo shirt that he got for a tournament. Sporting events keep school spir it alive, Knowles said, adding that the absence of collegiate athletics in Dublin is probably the reason for students apathy toward their colleges. The Dublin Institute of Technology has no school-wide sporting events. His school doesnt have a stadium, let alone a stadium that seats 90,000 people. He laughed when he dium sitting in the middle of a city whose tallest building is four stories and whose streets are about as wide as the end zone. You guys are so lucky, he said. I wish I was here for football season, but we get a taste of what it must be like when were at basketball games. Im coming back for one, though. Ill be back. Most international students at UF leave with the hope of coming back, said Lyn Straka, director of UFs International Exchange Visitor Ser vices. Those who have a hard time language barrier or the educational Students who understand that this is an experience and dont just allow it to happen to them are the ones that get the most out of being here, Straka said. You have to be a part of the environment and the experiences. Knowles knows that come May hell have to tear everything down from his walls, so for now, he plans to continue to cover them in memories. By the time I leave, there wont be any white showing, he said. Im not just going to sit around and let this time pass. 8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012Aundre Larrow / Alligator Staff MONDAY FEATUREFinding a home away from home JAVIER EDWARDSAlligator Contributing WriterUsing three photographs, a 55-year-old video clip and $700 from the Benton Engineer ing Council, the UF Gator Robotics club resur rected a 7-foot robot from the past. Michael Andrews, president of the Benton Engineering Council, asked Gator Robotics last month to rebuild a robot named Otto, which was built by a UF electrical engineer in 1957. The robot is the mascot for Engineering Week, which ends today. Otto will be on display at the State of the College Address at 5:30 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The seven-student design team completed the basic construction of the robot Wednesday, said Camilo Buscaron, president of Gator Robotics. Im really proud of the work they did, he said. The robot can move its eyes, mouth and arms, 18-year-old material science and engineering freshman Kevin French said. The team plans to add a speaker so Otto can talk and to give Otto the ability to shake hands and wave. We have been brainstorming all kinds of things to add to him. Everything from a jet pack to tank treads, French said. Maybe a team in the future will make a female Otto, and itll be like the new Albert and Alberta.Robotics club recreates 1950s robot for UF Engineering Week KIMBERLY GREENPLATEAlligator Contributing WriterA new UF blog about the Reitz Union is set to debut in early March and is still looking for student bloggers. The Reitz Union is accepting blogger applications until Wednesday. Students picked to write for the blog, which has the working title of Union Reitz Unions website and will each post about once a month. The blog comes shortly after the January premiere of UFs history departments blog, which was created to showcase students accomplishments, trips and other aspects of the department. The Reitz Union blogs should go live within the next few weeks, said Emily Davis, marketing coordinator at the Reitz Union. Students can either write for the Reitz Union blog as volunteers, or they can receive unpaid internship credit, she said. blog, History@UF, is written solely by ed on Jan. 31. Sean Adams, an associate professor in the history department, said blogs like this help enhance the universitys sense of community. Both blogs focus on UFs community through testimonials that show prospective students, current students and alumni what life is like at the university. UF students can also contribute posts to both blogs. I think that a lot of people here are starting an effort to make the univer sity more intimate, Adams said.Blog looking for student writersDavis


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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Rainey at the NFL CombineFormer Gators running back Chris Rainey posted a 4.45 time in the 40-yard dash Sunday at the NFL Combine. The time tied two others for the second-fastest for a running back. Tennis match rained outFloridas womens tennis match Sunday against North Carolina was cancelled before singles play could begin due to rain. It will not be rescheduled. Florida coach Mike Holloway said the womens track teams win at last weekends SEC Indoor Championships was a result of an offseason approach to improve. See story, page 16. UF BEAT WILLIAM & MARY 5-3 ON SUNDAY. BRYAN HOLT Alligator Writer Kevin OSullivan and Frank Leoni walked toward one another and Gators clinch series in rain-shortened win David Carr / AlligatorS hortshop Nolan Fontana makes the most of a rain delay Sunday by pretending to be a P Donovan has Fans were even assist-to-turnover ratio as a fresheven assist-to-turnover ratio over the Beals strong performance overshadows UFs strugglesSEE BASEBALL, PAGE 15MENS BASKETBALL JOHN BOOTHE Alligator Staff Writer On a weekend when the SoutheastUF dumbfounded by lack of energy at GeorgiaEND OF GREGULATION Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca Donovan SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 SEE GREG, PAGE 15 We werent really sharp this weekend; we got a lot of things we gotta work on.Kevin OSullivanUF coach


JOE MORGAN Alligator Staff Writer to boost its NCAA Tournament resume against No. 10 Tennessee on Sunday. However, the task of defeating maintains that her squad is still Our NCAA Tournament The body of work, in February ing and in terms of proving that Florida went into Sundays Despite a missed opportunity senior Jordan Jones still believes the Gators will end up on the Jones said. We got beat by a but that doesnt put us out. We Floridas favor throughout the year. seemed headed for another tight UF had trouble keeping up with UT due to poor shooting Lily Svete, who led Florida with Aragons and Deana Allen. Thats something where went up against Glory Johnson in the season with 11 points and 11 boards, George was not up to sively. George and Azania Stewart positions, its really hard to get around her and she gets a lot of looks and she gets a lot of things ular season ranked eighth in the 1 p.m. The Gators defeated the Tigers Center in their only meeting this season. Jones said. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR AP Photo Florida forward Jennifer George (32) recorded her SEC-leading 14th double-double in Sundays 75-59 loss to Tennessee, but it wasnt enough as Vols forward Glory Johnson (25) scored 21 to propel UT. WOMENS BASKETBALL


that cant be blamed on Beal. Despite Djurisics physical edge, Beal grabbed eight defensive rebounds, maintained good post position and forced Djurisic into tough shots. Floridas freshman guard was also effective fronting the post, even tipping an entry pass to force a turnover midway ated concerns about Will Yeguetes absence by proving he can hold his own defensively and on the glass against bigger, stronger players. The other big question facing the Gators after Saturdays game is heart, but Beal doesnt have to worry about that, either. Hes given 100 percent every possession on both ends, and is the only player who cant be lumped in with Donovans conbeen praised from day one, and for good reason. What truly sets him apart is how well he does the little things. He knows when to switch on defense, who needs to get the ball on offense and where he needs to be posiBeals only weakness has been 32.4 per cent 3-point shooting. But with a stroke as pure as his one thats Ray Allen-esque its only a matter of time and reps before he an NBA lottery pick and come back for another season at Florida, hell easily be in the running for National Player of the Year. And the Gators will be right in the thick of the national title race. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. mid-90s, but OSullivan said it was more a case of getting his arm back where it needs to be after missing a portion of the fall with a groin injury. You can tell he wasnt feeling his best, OSullivan said. Youll see that, youll see earlyseason stuff where the arm just doesnt bounce back as quick as After Whitsons brief outing, UF relievers Steven Rodriguez and Jonathon Crawford three-hit ball. Once again, Floridas offense did just enough to get the win. Junior shortstop Nolan Fontana opened the scoring for the Gators with a two-run homer off the scoreboard in right, er of the season on a blast that went over the scoreboard and across Stadium Road. Obviously theres still things to improve on, as an individual and as a team, Tucker said. tin Shafer also pitched in with a 2-for-2 showing. He singled in the third before scoring on Fontanas home run and then doubled in Austin Maddox and Cody Dent one inning later. able at the plate, Shafer said. Being in this kind of atmosphere is something to get used to from being in high school. With two outs and a 2-0 count on Tribe shortstop Josh Mason in the top of the sixth, the heavy rain became too much for home plate umpire Cory Gottsegen and the game was put into a weather delay. Before the delay was over, players from both teams took full advantage of an opportunity to let loose. First, messages written on baseballs tossed back and forth between dugouts led to UF backup catcher Brandon Sedell stripping down to compression shorts and joining a William & Mary coach in a slip-and-slide duel. Then, after two Tribe players danced around with baseball pants over their heads and arms, three Gators used the center-field camera tower as a makeshift tree stand and hunted Fontana and freshman reliever Aaron Rhodes, who crawled around like deer. tana said, joking about where he had been shot. There was Zach Powers out there on the sniper stand. We were just having fun. Florida opened the weekend by beating William & Mary 4-1 on Friday night, but the weekend was highlighted by a 5-1 victory Saturday when Tucker with a home run. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 Natalie Teer / Alligator Staff GREG, from page 13 BASEBALL,from page 13Whitsons outing cut Gators need win to clinch No. 2 SEC seedwhat it is but we just have to bear two games. Florida travels to Vanderbilt on Tuesday and then closes the season at home Sunday against top-ranked Kentucky, which sealed its SEC regular-season title with a win against the Commodores over the weekend. With a 10-4 conference record, UF holds a game lead over 9-5 Vanderbilt but will need to clinch the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament. Two losses could mean the Gators sliding all the way to the No. 4 seed, though they would still be eligible for a to generate energy? Donovan said. Sometimes as a coach with bing these guys by the back of up a hill all of the time. Florida spent the second half against Georgia in a constant state of rotation, as Donovan experimented with UFs lineups looking for a spark for an inept offense that shot 36.7 percent which allowed the Bulldogs to shoot 52.9 percent. Both Erving Walker, the teams starting point guard, and Erik Murphy, UFs leader in 3-point percentage, saw their minutes lack of focus and passion, Donovan said. 20 minutes, Murphy was on the court for just seven in the second half because he was a step slow on defense. Walker, meanwhile, was yanked less than two minutes the 12:17 mark. Donovan said he wants to see more urgency and energy out of Walker, the Gators lone senior, with his UF career winding down. Hes got to step up and hes got to try at least provide some leadership for our team, Donovan said. As a senior, you would think that he would want to take that role, that responsibility, a little bit and want that kind of thing and show that kind of passion. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 13Tucker Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffCoach Billy Donovan said he was disappointed with Erving Walkers effort and leadership during Floridas 76-62 loss at Georgia on Saturday. Obviously, I look at myself as a coach and say, What can I do to generate energy?Billy DonovanUF basketball coach


16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 UF BEAT DETROIT 22-3 ON SUNDAY AT DIZNEY STADIUM. JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Writer The Gators offense followed Fridays record-breaking perfor mance with an equally dominant showing Sunday. But their defense was even more overwhelming. No. 4 Florida won its fourth straight game as it held Detroit to just 13 shots in a 22-3 win at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. We played really well, junior defender Jamie Reeg said. We kept it going the whole 60 minutes. We never let down. The 10 shots on goal and three goals for the Titans were both season lows for a UF opponent. The Gators impressive defensive effort came in the absence of 2011 All-ALC First Team defender Sam Farrell, who sat out for precautionary reasons after being hit in the top of the head by a ball during warm-ups. I was really happy though with how our defense responded without her, OLeary said. She is a critical player in our defensive unit and one of the leaders back there. OLeary praised freshmen Nora Barry, who combined for on the defensive end. One of the most impressive sequences for the Florida defense came at the beginning of the second half when Gators freshman trolled the initial draw. Titans defender Morgan Lear intercepted Gilroys ensuing pass and took the ball inside Floridas 8-meter arc. Detroit maintained possession until the 26:43 mark, and the only shot it was able to get off the entire possession was a free-position shot that was saved by junior goalkeeper Mikey Meagher. OLeary said the defense had worked on not getting too anxious when teams held the ball for long periods of time like the Titans did to begin the second half, and she was pleased with how the defenders handled those situations. That improved discipline resulted in the Gators playing their cleanest game of the season. Florida committed a season-low 16 fouls and did not receive a season, avoiding any man-down situations. We normally get stupid yellow cards that we dont need, Reeg said. So for this game we focused on not swinging as much. The UF defense was also able to convert 16 of 20 clearance attempts. Gators junior attacker Gabi and forty seconds of the game. She said the defenders were integral in jump-starting runs multiple times when the attackers cut back for the ball. They did a great job in transition, Wiegand said of the defenders. Even off the draw, getting the ball up and out right away. OLeary said she hopes Sundays performance is a sign of things to come from the defense. Im optimistic about the future, OLeary said. Hopefully we can play a controlled game and get out of [games] with no yellow cards.Dominant defense helps Florida notch fourth straight victory KATIE AGOSTIN Alligator Writer Although it was the mens team that came into this weekends meet as defending champions, it was the women who added yet another Southeastern Conference title to the schools history books Sunday. (The women) sat down in the fall and they talked about what we were capable of doing and how we were going to get it done, coach Mike Holloway said. What you saw this weekend was a byproduct of that. The win brings the womens program total to seven. place with 40 points, but Ciarra Brewers (12.99m/42-7.50) earned eight more points Arkansas. The 5,000 meter and the mile run were both huge events for the women, as the Gators earned 43 points thanks to a 1-2-5 in the mile. I just knew I had to push hard and start strong, said Florence Ngetich, winner of the 5,000 meter. In this race, we wanted to push to be in front together so we could score more points and feed off each other. would not have been possible without Lanie Whittakers secondand Ebony 4x400m. Although the men were unable to defend their title, they still came through with a a few individuals were able to repeat last years performance. Sophomore Eddie Lovett ran 7.78 in the 60m hurdles to take the title and Kemal Mesic won his third consecutive SEC shot put championship. Junior Omar Craddock also contributed 10 points to the men Sunday after winning the triple jump. Its a big accomplishment to win three in a row, Mesic said. Just winning one is a big deal. Jeff Demps, after setting the national best in the 60m in the prelims on Saturday Demps mark is .09 seconds slower than his winning time (6.55) from last seasons SEC indoor meet. After Sundays performance, Holloway teams as they start to focus on the NCAA Indoor Championships. UF athletes who have yet to achieve automatic-qualifying marks have two more opportunities to advance to the NCAA meet. Overall, Im just so pleased with how we did, Holloway said.UF womens track team takes home SEC Indoor Championship Reeg Ngetich