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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 129 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Moving companies prepare for the end of the semesterResidence halls move-out day is May 7, pg 3. UF students join 3,000 others at Sanford protestThe Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson spoke, pg 8. 90 /62Monday FeatureMatt Michel became the longest-running Dance Marathon participant in the country for the second time this weekend, pg. 4. Deana Allen overcame several challenges on her way to success as a Gator. Read her story on page 15. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Aundre Larrow/ Alligator StaffEn FuegoGator Salsa Club president Kelley Naus, 21, practices a new salsa routine with professional dancer, Omar Clinton, 33, on Saturday afternoon. Gator Salsa Club hosted lessons all day, culminating with a Spring Extravaganza event Saturday night with DJ Rob Fernandez from Orlando. UF COULD CONSIDER MERGING HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES FROM MULTIPLE COLLEGES. JULIA GLUM and ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff WritersOn its second day of meetings at Lake Wauburg, the UF Board of Trustees discussed cutting more costs, including merging administrative and human resource services among colleges. General obligation bonds were mentioned as a potential way to make up the $15-million infrastructure Outlay money. near future, UF Trustee David Brown said. We cant The university has reduced its operating expendi-Trustees discuss cutting costsCRIME JOHN BOOTHE Alligator Staff WriterJames Perez had no idea it was a former Gators basketball player who was arrested for stealing a $3 taco from his downtown food stand early Friday morning. Then the forwarded messages came pouring in. When Perez took a closer look at his phone later in the day, each new text or email from one of his friends led to a story saying the 5-foot-8, 178-pound man he chased across three blocks was Erving Walker UFs all-time leader in assists and the lone senior on this years team. Walker was arrested by Gainesville Police Department ors. He was not jailed and is scheduled to appear in court on April 19 at 9 a.m. I dont follow sports, Perez said. He was just some dude that stole who was very fast. According to Perez, Walker stopped at the Tacos Locos food stand across from Rockeys Piano Bar on South Main Street just before 1 a.m. and placed an order. As Perez, 26, prepared to receive payment like he has every day since setting up his stand last June, his co-worker Matt Hruska, also 26, quickly prepared a taco and gave it to Walker. He ordered a $3 sausage taco and then he was like, Do yall take cards? Perez said. But before either Perez or Hruska could reply, Walker allegedly took off with the taco and sprinted across Main Street toward Southwest First Avenue. So I looked at Matt and said, Dang, he just stole that. Should I chase him? and he was like, Yeah, Perez said. Perez said two other tall men accompanied Walker to the stand, but neither tried to stop what was happening and began to slowly walk behind him as Walker ran.Vendor provides account of Walkers alleged taco theft SEE TRUSTEES, PAGE 5 TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterA UF student who was hit by a semitrailer last week remained in critical condition at Shands at UF on Sunday. Omair Usmani, 19, of Orlando, ran in Road around 4 p.m. Wednesday. The driver of the semitrailer, which was heading west, could not swerve away from Usmani in time, according to police. Sey Hee Park, a microbiology and cell Wednesday afternoon because Williston Road was shut down. All he saw was one semitrailer and metal shards on the pavement. Park, who is friends with Usmani, assumed the semitrailer hit another vehicle. Until Sunday, he did not know Usmani was involved. book the last four days, many of them writing that they just heard the news. Some wrote encouragements, and others said they were praying for Usmani, who graduated from Seminole High School in 2010. Salaam man, one friend wrote. Im praying for you hang in there I love you bro. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Student remains in critical condition after being hit by semiWalker SEE TACO, PAGE 5He was hit on Williston Road last Wednesday


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 129 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?VIVA EUROPE! Film Fest Today, 6 p.m. Alachua County Library, 401 E University Ave. Enjoy 10 short films from European directors in this week-long series of screenings leading up to the main festival on Saturday. See www.ces.ufl. edu/outreach/viva_europe for information. Church in the Wild: A Renewed Religion Today to Saturday Christian Study Center of Gainesville Today, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Whats a God to a Nonbeliever? Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Does God Love the Pious? Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Jesus Was a Carpenter Thursday, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Somethin Pastors Dont Preach Friday, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Tears, Blood, and Lies Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Walk through the Fire Why I hate religion, but love Jesus: a video on YouTube that went viral two months ago and today has over 20 million views. It has caused conversations all over the world about religion and its relevancy in todays society. At Church in the Wild, we will continue the conversation. International speakers, Jeff Tatarchuk and Justin Wilson, will engage discussion on a variety of topics. Each day there will be free food and live music by Milton Doggette. You wont want to miss this life-changing event! For more information visit www.babyisaac.org or email uf.babyisaac@gmail.com. Cruelty Free Cosmetics Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reitz Union Colonnade Stop by the Student Animal Alliances Cruelty Free Cosmetics event this week to try out some vegan makeup alternatives that are not tested on animals. Get pampered with a free makeover or try out some free makeup samples, and find out about cruelty-free options. Collaborating with Strangers workshop tion music. Young Life Donut Dash April 14, 8 a.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church, NW 34th Street & NW 16th Avenue Come out and join Young Life in the Donut Dash to raise funds to send Gainesvilles high school and middle school students to camp this summer. Prizes will be awarded after the 2-mile race for best time, most doughnuts eaten and best costume. The entry fee for the race is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Email younglifegainesville@ cox.net or call 352-672-0996 for more information. Solar Energy & Efficiency Expo April 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beta Theta Pi Fraternity House, 13 Fraternity Drive The expo will feature the basics of solar electric, solar hot water, financing and solar readiness for home and business. There will be a demonstration of a solar electric and hot water training system, presented by Santa Fe College. The event is free and open to the public. 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 formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Marston Science Library, main floor Unmask your creative potential, find quick ways to make long-term connections and turn small talk into big ideas. The workshop connects students and faculty on campus during 3-minute speedmeetings. Sponsored by the George A. Smathers Libraries. Information and registration: www.uflib.ufl.edu/pio/ CoLAB/home.html. Golden Key Final General Body Meeting Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Turlington, Room L011 Check out Golden Keys final general body meeting of the semester to catch up on this springs events, get a head start on next fall and enjoy free pizza and soda. Equal Access Clinic 5K Race Saturday, 8 a.m. Behind North Florida Regional Medical Center Race applications can be found at the AMSA office in room 330B of the Reitz. Participants can also sign up at active.com or email equalaccess@ufpremed.org. Gainesville KKC 5K Saturday, 9 a.m. Westside Park Gainesville KKC offers children who are suffering from these illnesses the oppor tunity to learn martial arts. Registration is $20 online and $25 the morning of the event. To register online and for more information, please visit www.kkc5k.com. Auditions for the 2012 Gator Band Saturday, 9 a.m. Steinbrenner Band Hall Email watkins@ufl.edu for band applications and audi-PARTLY CLOUDY 90/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 91/61 PARTLY CLOUDY 89/64 THUNDER STORMS 85/64 THUNDER STORMS 84/59 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY


MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 April 4, 1986: Three students criticize the UF judicial system in front of a committee, saying Assistant Student Affairs Dean Mike Rollo, who heads the committee, has too much power. Students are afraid to come out and say anything against him, said Student Body President Earl Ziebarth. Theyre afraid hell fry them. April 2, 1990: A native South African speaks at a forum in Turlington Hall and says apartheid will eventually be destroyed by economic malaise. Brett Field, who attends Rollins College and is in the U.S. on scholarship, said the South African government spends four times as much on whites as it does blacks, and the system has burned itself out. April 5, 1994: UF students are encouraged to enter Care Free gums Total Yodel contest, which vor. To enter, applicants need only call a 1-800 number and leave their name, address and give their best yodel. Winners will get a six-day trip to Switzerland. April 3, 2007: The Gators defeat Ohio State 8475 in the last match-up of the Final Four, making football and basketball championships at the same academic semester. Were the best team to ever play college basketball, UF forward Corey Brewer said. RACHEL ROWANON CAMPUS CASSANDRA VANGELLOWAlligator Contributing Writer The last day of classes is a few weeks away, and planning for dorm and apartment move-out is in full swing. Residence halls will close May 5. The 7,700 students who live on campus must move out by then, said IRHA president Severin Walstad. checkout procedures. Students must make check-out appointments with their resident assistants at least 24 hours in advance to avoid any charges. Jordan Speisman, owner of UF Mover Guys, said his company specializes in full-service moving, including packing and unpacking. Speisman said UF Mover Guys is usually busiest at the end of semesters and during summer. Victoria Bryer, an 18-year-old interior design freshman, said she will be heading home to South Florida for the summer. She said shell probably use a moving service when she moves out of her residence hall. help, Bryer said. The more hands, the better. Speisman said the average cost of his companys moving services is between $180 and $260. Students can get a price quote by contacting UF Mover Guys by phone or email. Out-of-state UF students may choose to use storage ser vices in Gainesville over the summer. Tanya Durst, an 18-year-old English freshman from Palm Desert, Calif., said she plans to store her belongings at a friends house or at a storage facility. Sharon McLaughlin, resident manager at A-1 Mini Stor age, said the most popular storage unit for students, 5 feet by 10 feet, costs $47 per month, McLaughlin said. Moving companies ready for end of semester JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterU.S. Marshals located and arrested a 50-year-old alleged child sodomist Sunday in north Gainesville. The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force jailed Thomas Finley on an outstanding warrant for the rape and sodomy of a 10-year-old girl in Alabama, according to a news release. The warrant was issued March 12, but Finley, a former Gainesville resident, left Alabama. He traveled throughout tels and using different modes of transportation between them. Earlier this week, task force members started surveillance at locations in Gainesville where Finley used to spend time, according to the release. They learned that Finley could be coming back through Gainesville soon. At 11:45 a.m. Sunday, task force members watched Finley get dropped off at a house near the 3000 block of North Main Street. Investigators from the Gainesville Police Department, by, according to the release. With help from an Alachua County K-9 unit, task force members sur rounded the house and ordered Finley to come out. He was arrested without incident and booked into the Alachua County Jail. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@alligator. org.US Marshals arrest man accused of child sodomyFinley The more hands, the better.Victoria BryerUF freshman


CLARE LENNONAlligator Staff WriterMatt Michel didnt set out to make a name for himself. Breaking a national record twice was never the goal. On Sunday in the Stephen C. OConnell Center, he became the longest-running Dance Marathon charity participant in the country, two times over. Out of thousands of dancers at more than 150 schools nationwide that raise money for Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals through DM, Michel is the only one who has made it to nine years at the annual event, smashing his previous record of eight years in 2011. On Saturday and Sunday, he and 810 other dancers stood for 26.2 hours straight. They learned the annual line dance, hoops. Every few hours, they listened to patients families talk Michel said the stories make the event meaningful and keep him coming back. Thats what makes it different than, say, beach cleanup, he said. with his fraternity pledge class, he didnt know much beyond a video he saw of the group line dance. It seemed fun, and hed be with friends why not? Now, he is a veteran dancer, with favorite line dances and favorite moves. The dance to Journeys Any Way You Want It is one of his favorites, and he prefers high-energy dances with transitions between song clips. changes, supportive shoes and a study spot near an outlet. He wore orange-and-blue plaid board shorts board shorts are comfortable, and bright colors keep him alert. The shorts also match his Cheeto-orange hair. He has raised $300 to $400 each year for a total of about and he hopes to visit DM after he graduates. The participants and organizers from Michels undergraduate days are already at that stage. Michel might not know some of the younger crowd, but the older participants and staff members still stop to shake his who is also Michels fraternity great-great-great-great-grandlittle brother stopped to chat. Then two friends brought him a smoothie, and when they left, a staff member asked how hes holding up. Kenny Brighton, the overall director of DM at UF in 2010 and 2011, used to be one of those people. He said Michels been dancing in DM so long that he was allowed to use private rooms reserved for staff members, which is how they met. Now he cant imagine DM without Michel. Staff members check months ahead to see who has signed up, and seeing Michels name on the list helps the staff feel like they will be able to pull off a successful event. We all know everythings going to be right with the world after that, Brighton joked. Hes usually visible at the event, but in hours 23 and 24, Michel sticks out for more than his height and his hair. People are dragging a little bit, Brighton said. But Matt Michel is always excited, always contagious. That reputation has lasted, even when Michel should not have been standing at all. In 2009, his ankle was double its usual size, iced and wrapped in bandages. He completed the 26.2 hours on crutches. stood and very often leaned. He rolled his ankle when he fell off a rock-climbing wall, and he stayed off his foot as much as possible so he could still participate in DM. He won the Jen Krug award that year for the most outstanding dancer. It was his sixth year, which tied the school record. Michel said nobody was really sure what the national record was, but people started wondering around his seventh that eight years in a row was a record. Now he has one year left at UF before he moves to South Florida, where he hopes to practice immigration law. Hes been at UF for almost a decade earning bachelors degrees in Spanish and history, masters degrees in international business and history, his law degree and doctorate degree in Spanish. Cecily Welsh, a third-year law student who has worked with Michel on the UF Supreme Court, said Michel applies his DM commitment to every area of his life. He asks thoughtful, pointed questions in his law classes, teaches an undergraduate Spanish course, is a member of Florida Blue Key, has worked in all three branches of Student Government and still goes out of his way to get to know his peers, she said. Hes involved with 16 times more things than youre doing, she said, laughing. As Michel approaches the end of his college career, he has to decide whether he will participate in his usual activities and whether he will go for a decade of DM. Michel sealed his nine-year record when he sat down at 1:42 p.m. on Sunday. But as he marked the end of DM, he knew it might be for the last time. Contact Clare Lennon at clennon@alligator.org. 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffMatt Michel poses for a photo at his ninth Dance Marathon event in the Stephen C. OConnell Center early Sunday morning. Dancing with a star: Student sets Dance Marathon record TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterA Cafe Risque patron asked a stripper named Angel to come back to his hotel Thursday night. She brought three people with her, and those people brought weapons. Jonathan D. Mieras, 45, of Wellborn, was robbed, threatened with a shotgun and shocked with a stun gun, accordThe suspects Candace L. Allen, 27; Michael C. Angelo, 26; Adrene L. Foreman, 20; and Michael S. Williams, 20 arm and two counts of grand theft. Allen, whose stage name is Angel, made plans with Mieras on Thursday afternoon while she was working at Cafe Risque, a Micanopy strip club famous for its red-and-yellow We Bare All billboards. The two had never met before Thursday, Mieras said, but Allen told him she would swing by his hotel room after she got off work. She arrived at Room 224 at the Micanopy Inn at about 10 p.m. Thursday but soon walked away, telling Mieras she would be back in a minute. She left the door open. Then, Angelo, Foreman and Williams walked into the room. Angelo carried a black shotgun. He told might kill him. When Mieras tried to wrestle the shotgun from Angelo, one of the other two alleged robbers shocked Mieras with a stun gun. Mieras said he was shocked between 12 and 14 times, and his head is bruised from getting hit by the butt of the shotgun. The three suspected robbers then tied him up with ripped credit card, three months worth of pain-relief pills, an iPhone 4, $1,500 and a Tec-9 pistol with 12 bullets. Im very embarrassed, Mieras said. After talking with other Cafe Risque employees, Sheriffs tel 6 on Southwest 40th Boulevard in Gainesville. Detectives went there and arrested Allen, Angelo and Williams. While deputies searched the hotel room for evidence they found a shotgun next to one of the beds Foreman showed up. They arrested her, too. All four suspects remained at the Alachua County Jail on bail ranging from $60,000 (Foreman) to about $1.3 million (Angelo). The general manager of Cafe Risque said Sunday that Allen was absolutely not working at the strip club anymore. lost the battle, but they lost the war. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Stripper and friends arrested, charged with robbing, threatening man More about this years Dance MarathonThis year, DM at UF also set a record and raised $886,726.15 through donations made before and during the event itself. The previous school record, set in 2011, was about $713,000. Students raise money by asking friends and family for donations to Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals made through dancers accounts. Donations to DM at UF fund research and amenities such as parking, computers and car seats for Shands Hospital for Children patients and their families.Man was shocked with a stun gun, police saidAllen MONDAY FEATURE


ence in the Research University less than their peers at other Contact Julia Glum at jglum@alligator.org. Contact Erin Jester at ejester@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR TRUSTEES, from page 1Board also examined SERU resultsWalker told police he was just playing around Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. T ACO, from page 1 ... he looked at me and said, Come on man, for $3? like I screwed him.James Perezfood stand ownerMachen


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialMONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORThe 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 opinions@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.Todays question: Did you participate in Dance Marathon this year ? 134 TOTAL VOTES61% YES 39% NOFridays question: Will you go see the Anchorman sequel? Poll Problems A new poll by Harris Interactive/HealthDay presents So, when given the option to ban or regulate actions that Obviously, not wearing a helmet or a seatbelt only puts So even though they believe those laws are turning us into Pwithout verbs or their essay topics For instance, my sophomore Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. His column appears on Mondays. Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org


MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Letters to the EditorStudents should protest for the Syrian peopleEdmund Burke, an 18th-century Irish political theorist, once said, All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. True to this concept, the violent triumph of Bashar al-Assad, the current president of Syria, has resulted in the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians (including countless young children, pregnant women and courageous journalists) in a bloodbath unprecedented in modern Middle Eastern history. And what have the good men done? Other than sharing alJazeera videos on Facebook, nothing. The obvious question arises: What can we do? After all, I have barely any money in my bank account (there goes the chance to donate to aid Syrian refugees) and even less (i.e. zero) political leverpolicy in the Middle East. The answer is bitter but a timetested one: Get yourself out on the streets. Change, from the time when the mobbed King Street in Boston in 1770 until today, has only come when our political and civic leaders realize that our emotions have transformed into a physical presence onto the streets and squares of a community. It is only when the common man or woman protests alone (as in the case where a Buddhist monk self-immolated himself at a road intersection in Saigon in protest of the religious persecution the Buddhists faced in South Vietnam in the 1960s) or with others (as in the case when Muslims and Christians joined hands in Tahrir Square, Cairo, last year) that the decision-makers are forced to bow down to such immense, almost supernatural popular pressure and change their wretched ways. This, my fellow Gators, is the way the world works. Dont expect that your reading of this letter or your sharing of a post will change the world a tiny bit. Genuine change requires physical work; whether it be going from door-to-door or gathering at a street protesting the brutality sanctioned by a government. Why? Not because I nor anyone involved in the humanitarian effort need you to come. The Syrian people dont even need you. Rather, your coming will simply quench the thirst your moral conscience has felt since you walked by, eyes cast down, ignoring the Salvation Army Santa Claus outside of Walmart last winter. Umair Asghar Mechanical engineering sophomore Unite Party fails to uphold promise of transparencyThe Transparency in Executive Agencies Act was an uncontroversial piece of legislation that would have increased transparency in the Accent Speakers Bureau and Student Government Productions. Both of these agencies receive almost half a million dollars of student funding each year. Transparency is a point that both parties had on their platforms during this past election season, but it is still not being realized in Senate. Simply put, the Transparency in Executive Agencies Act requires Accent to publicly release the names of those individuals who receive complimentary or VIP tickets, like those given for show two weeks ago. The release of these names used to be done on a regular basis by Accent chairmen and treasurers in the past but was inexplicably stopped two years ago. The current Accent Chairman, Corey Portnoy, claims the Student Senate does not have access to these lists because all tickets are complimentary, but I ask you, as a student, if you think this is fair. If you are waiting for a show hours before it starts and someone waltzes past you to special seating, arent you entitled to know who that is, especially when your activity fees pay for the shows? The Students Party attempted a promise of transparency to The Gator Nation, but this bill was not even discussed in Senate. The Judiciary Committee ruled that the bill should not be heard based on the vague idea of implication that the judiciary chairman himThis piece of legislature was struck down by six senators in a shady committee meeting so that no student would see Unite corruptly vote against it. The Unite Party message is clear: No transparency. Not now, not ever. The only way students can have an open and free government is by getting involved and taking action now. I urge all interested students to apply for open Senate seats, the cabinet positions that are opening in early April and positions in Accent, SGP and any other executive agency to put the students back into Student Government. Applications can be found at at the lower left-hand corner. Matt Pesek Student senator I know many of you are disappointed you did not win the $640 million Mega Millions jackpot over the weekend. Dreams of never working again, living the high life and naming UF after yourself are gone forever. However, when I read that the winner will owe $161.7 million in federal taxes, it got me thinking about the injustice of Tax Day. The usual response I hear from my progressive friends about the alternative minimum tax, lottery, gift, estate and other not affecting me taxes is that we should heap them on like ice cream. After all, the people earning the windfall did nothing to deserve that money. Therefore, it should be redistributed to everyone, since random chance gave them an unfair lump-sum payment. To look at why this mentality penalizes the top 10 percent way more than the top 1 percent, lets compare the three winners of the Mega Millions lottery to a surgeon making an annual income of $500,000. To make the comparison easier, lets assume that the doctor and the lottery winners all live in New York City. The mega millionaires will owe a total of $199.5 million in taxes. Assuming a combined tax rate of about 12 percent in NYC and a federal income tax rate of 35 percent, the doctor takes home $286,000. One also has to account for about $6,000 in Social Security tax and maybe $6,000 in Medicare taxes under the new tax rules passed by the Obama White House, leaving our surgeon with $274,000 in take-home pay. If we assume $5,000 per month for rent/mortgage and $5,000 per month for private school tuition for two children, the surgeons salary is down to $154,000. Take away another $5,000 per month for food costs for the whole family and $5,000 per month for insurance costs, transportation, utilities and miscellaneous expenses, and we are down to $34,000 per year to spend lavishly. Some will say that the problem with my example is that the lottery winners should pay 75 percent in taxes and the doctor should be allowed to just pay 25 percent. The issue is not the progressiveness of the tax code, but that it takes a huge bite out shape. The lottery is a somewhat special example, but think of people like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerburg. All of these men essentially won an even bigger lottery by creating incredibly useful products for the entire world to use. These guys probably had some of the best lawyers and accountants in the world characterize their incomes as long-term capital gains so they could get that 15-percent tax rate. Meanwhile, the surgeon is working 70-hour weeks transplanting organs and gets hit with the 35-percent tax rate. Warren Buffett wants to increase the drastic difference between the takehome pay of money managers and heart surgeons. By raising income taxes to 39.8 percent, we would force real-world people who dont drive Bentleys or shop at Tiffanys to make tough choices like pulling their kids out of their preferred school, lowering malpractice insurance or moving to a cheaper residence. These can all be valid decisions, but they shouldnt be forced by a change in the tax code. The metaphorical lottery winners of the world pay a large amount in taxes, but they can afford the best help money can buy to legally avoid as much tax as possible. This reality will always be the case, and the rich will become better at dodging taxes as they increase. It is clear there is a direct relationship between income tax rates and effort spent on not paying them. When the lottery winners die, their heirs will receive hundreds of millions, but they probably wont pay the full 35-percent death tax because of their professional armies. Meanwhile, the surgeon who saved up several million over a lifetime of tough, long weeks will have to fork over the full 35 percent above the $5-million exemption because that person was probably a lot more attentive to saving peoples lives than to In life, we shouldnt punish the lottery winners or the whitecollar workhorses. Low taxes encourage entrepreneurial risk and create more social justice through long-term growth than any redistributive program. At the rate Washington is spending money, Im just glad income taxes arent already at 100 percent. Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays.US tax code unjustColumn Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org


SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterSANFORD The rise and fall of the crowds cheers almost drowned out the speech as Marie Dino and Chrisley Carpio watched the stage from a crowded grass lawn. The Rev. Al Sharpton told those gathered in Sanford that protesting didnt make them extremists, it made them heroes. We are not the troublemakers, he said. We are the troublebreakers. Carpio and Dino, both 20-yearold UF students, shouted in agreement. About 30 UF students joined more than 3,000 demonstrators in Sanford on Saturday to demand the arrest of George Zimmerman, 28, and the permanent removal of Sanford Sheriff Bill Lee. These calls come more than a month after Sanford police said Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Police said Trayvon was walking home, unarmed, on Feb. 26, when Zimmerman called police and told them he was following a suspicious-looking person. The two fought, and Zimmer man shot and killed Trayvon. Zimmerman told police he acted in self-defense. Zimmerman hasnt been ar rested, partly because of Floridas Stand Your Ground law, which gives citizens the right to use deadly force in self-defense if they are attacked in a place they have a right to be. Florida is one of 24 states with similar self-defense laws statutes that have been called into question in the aftermath Trayvons death. Since then, protests have erupted in cities across the state. Gainesville has had at least two in the past week. When the protests started in the town where Trayvon was shot, UF Students for a Democratic Society members decided they had to be a part of it. Dinos mint-green VW bug cruised through the UF campus at 8 a.m. Saturday. She and Carpio picked up Eric Brown, 18, and Alexa Kristensen, 19, from Turlingtrip to Sanford. Dino and Carpio said they learned how to keep protests peaceful and how to reach out to the media from older members of SDS. The student activist organization protests issues ranging from immigration to tuition. People think activists just yell to yell, but its not true. What we do is very structured, said Dino, a member of SDS and an education sophomore. She said people dont see their work off the streets, which includes negotiations, planning and writing news releases and proposals. We dont expect results over night, said Carpio, a history sophomore and organizer for SDS. You need a lot of patience. Dino and Carpio are no strangers to the protest scene. They said SDS has held rallies against block tuition and Univer sity Police after police shot an inAdu-Brempong, on March 2, 2010. The size of those protests paled in comparison to the one at Sanford. Walking up to the demonstration, what looked like a gray mass slowly became thousands of protesters waving the now-iconic black-and-white image of a hooded Trayvon. Those gathered ranged in age some came in strollers, while others pushed walkers. Some brought entire families. Civil rights leaders including Sharpton and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, surrounded by marshals at the front of the crowd, led a march to the Sanford Police Department. Slowly, the congested crowd when leaders of call-and-follow cheers exhausted their voices. Along the protest path, shops with run-down brick walls were closed. The streets were littered with onlookers and people selling food. Some pushed shopping carts full of T-shirts reading Justice for Trayvon and sold them for $10 each. One man, 56-year-old Frank Moore, drove from Columbia, S.C., to Sanford to sell his shirts at the rally. The crowd grew more enthusiastic as the Sanford Police Department came into view. Sharpton and Jackson spoke in front of the department, along with various pastors and representatives from the NAACP. Between speakers, UF students yelled, The people united will never be divided. An older woman stopped the group and told them they were saying the words wrong. Its the people united will never be defeated, she said. Because when were together, theres nothing we cant do. Some with the UF group wore hoodies, which have become symbols of the movement. But by the end of the protests, Carpio regretted her wardrobe choice. Maybe the thick hoodie was a bad idea, she said, smiling and wiping sweat from her brow. Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@ alligator.org. 8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffThe Rev. Al Sharpton speaks to demonstrators at the Sanford Police Department on Saturday afternoon. Sharpton and the Rev. Jesse Jackson led the march to the police department Saturday morning. UF students join 3,000 others at Sanford protestBrett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffRendell Manley, 47, and Rnell Manley, 1, of Sanford, watch the demonstration at the Sanford Police Department on Saturday af ternoon. Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson spoke People think activists just yell to yell, but its not true. What we do is very structured. Marie DinoUF sophomore and member of SDSBrett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffProtesters sit on the steps of the Sanford Police Department on Saturday afternoon. Demonstrators marched to the station Satur day morning to voice discontent with the inaction of police in the Trayvon Martin case.


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MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Poll QuestionAre you going to Saturdays spring game, the Orange and Blue Debut? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Womens golf takes third during weekendLed by Andrea Watts 3-under 69 on Sunday, Floridas Murphey Collegiate Classic in Athens, Ga., this weekend. BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer For once, it wasnt the Gators celebrating. When Preston Tuckers ninth-inning throw home sailed wide of catcher Mike Zunino, Rebels sophomore Bobby Wahl crossed home plate, starting a team-wide mixture of celebrating and taunting that prompted Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco to apologize to UF coach Kevin OSullivan. son. Well have to learn from it, OSullivan said. We made plenty of mistakes. Its disappointing but theres nothing we can do about it now. there had been talks of a tie. Sundays inning regardless of score because of a travel deadline for the Gators. Another inning would not be started after 4:45 p.m. Instead, there was a decision, and it was a 7-6 loss for No. 1 Florida (24-4, 6-3 Southeastern Conference) at the hands of No. 16 Ole Miss (20-8, 5-4 SEC). The day began as rough as it ended for the Gators. Sophomore righty Jonathon Crawfords run of good fortunes ended as he was pulled after just 1.2 innings. He junior second baseman Alex Yarbrough, who went 4 for 5 on the day with three RBI, a triple and a double. AP PhotoMembers of Ole Miss celebrate as pinch runner Bobby Wahl scores in the bottom of the ninth inning of Sundays SEE BASEBALL, PA GE 14 UF TOOK ADVANTAGE OF SIX YELLOW CARDS TO WIN 20-11. JOSH JURNOVOY Alligator Writer After a quick start on Sunday, Penn State got physical. The Gators made them pay for doing so. No. 4 Florida (12-2, 2-0 American Lacrosse Conference) scored a seasonagainst No. 10 Penn State (8-3, 1-1 ALC). [Sunday] was just a great day to show that we can stay with all the teams that are physical, junior attacker Ashley Bruns said. With the Nittany Lions leading 3-1 more than six minutes into the game, was knocked to the ground while putting a shot past PSUs Dana Cahill, the 2011 ALC Goalkeeper of the Year. No foul was called on the play, but less than two minutes later Dashiell was ney as she was taking the ball through of Penn States six yellow cards on the day. position shot to junior attacker Caroline Chesterman on the left side of the crease, and she put it past Cahill to tie the game. The Nittany Lions did not lead the rest of the way. Coach Amanda OLeary said she Gators put up 20 in ALC win against Penn StateVan Overbeek UF Lacrosse Tucker SEE LACROSSE, PA GE 16 SEE TENNIS, PA GE 16TENNIS ELI MARGERAlligator Writer Bob van Overbeek watched as his opponents shot slowly bounced in front of him. The junior set his feet, brought his racket back and blasted a thunderous forehand past his helpless opponent. That was a recurring theme on Sunday not just for van Overbeek, but for all of the No. 11 Florida (12-7, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) beat Alabama in a 7-0 sweep, the teams third win in a row. Just as the regular season is winding down, the Gators are beginning to play their best tennis. Perhaps most important for Florida has been the resurgence of van Overbeek, the teams top singles player. After a stretch in which he lost match after match to challenging opponents, he has been able to assert himself and play his best tennis of the season during the last two weeks. Whenever he can win some matches, especially when you beat guys as good as dence, coach Andy Jackson said. He did some good things when he wasnt winning, and so did we as a group. The most impor doing some good things. This weekend, van Overbeek played dominant tennis, using a big serve and explosive forehand to overpower his opponents. He won his match Friday against Auburn on an ace, and was judicious in the use of power shots on Sunday. It has been somewhat of a change for him, as earlier in the season he was waiting for shots to create themselves rather than making his own offense. That mentality shift has been contagious throughout the team. Floridas players have been more aggressive across the board, putting points away to save their energy. But that formula has only in the last few matches yielded positive results. Poll ResultsShould A.C. Leonard have to face further discipline before playing this season?77% YES 23% NO30 total votes


14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 PREVIEWING THE ORANGE AND BLUE DEBUT With the Gators annual spring game, the Orange and Blue Debut, scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m., we at alligatorSports want to get you prepared. Each day this week, we will give you a new piece Today, we look at the receivers, the red-zone offense and Will Muschamps second season at the helm. SOMETHING TO LOOK FOR DURING SATURDAYS GAME: 5. Wide receivers/playmakers Last season, Florida struggled to get the ball in the hands of anyone not named Jeff Demps or Chris Rainey, especially in the passing game. Rainey led the team in receptions and the Gators do not return a wide receiver who had more than 20 catches last season. Quinton Dunbar has been called out by coach Will Muschamp, who is looking for the sophomore to step up and lead the receiving corps. Andre Debose returns from a season in which he showed and JaJuan Story also will factor into the mix. Tight ends Jordan Reed, A.C. Leonard (should he return) and Kent Taylor also have potential. But theres one common denominator across the board: None of these Gators are proven. Regardless of whos throwing Saturday, focus on the play outside the numbers. Can the receivers get open and create separation? Are they crisp coming out of their breaks? And, most importantly, can they catch? AREA THAT NEEDS IMPROVEMENT: 5. Red-zone offense son ago, Muschamp and former offensive coordinator Charlie Weis would have enjoyed a much more successful season. The Gators made it to the red zone just 37 times and scored touchdowns on only 48.65 percent of their opportunities, rank (52) and touchdown percentage (74.29). Florida lost four games by 14 points or fewer last season, and with inexperi ence at quarterback regardless of who wins the starting job, close games are again likely this year. Can the Gators turn it around in one season? If so, it could be the difference between several more close losses and a second straight disappointing season or a few signature wins and a return to a BCS bowl.Pease Dunbar STORYLINE TO WATCH: 5. Year 2 under Muschamp By all accounts, the situation Muschamp entered a season ago was far from optimal. But now Coach Boom has had a year to instill his ways on the program, and history dictates that a head coachs second season is when the judgment can truly begin. Muschamp has Nation will start to see if Muschamp has laid the proper foundation for a restoration project designed to bring the program back to national prominence. Expectations shouldnt include a it was embarrassing at times to be a Gators fan last season. Muschamp knows that has to change.Muschamp Alligator StaffOSullivan: It is disappointing how we played in certain situationsWe just didnt get a good start from Jonathon, OSullivan said. But as it has done for most of the season, the UF offense bounced back. Florida erupted in the fourth inning, racking up four runs on RBI hits from Nolan Fontana and Justin Shafer, as well as a solo home run by senior Daniel Pigott. Things kept rolling in the sixth and seventh innings when Fontana and Preston Tucker each hit a solo home run to give the Gators I was pleased with the way we swung the bats, OSullivan said. I thought we battled like heck and I felt really good about the game. Unfortunately we had a couple mistakes there at the end. Battling both travel plans and an Ole Miss team that tied the game at 6-6 in the bottom of the seventh, Florida brought in closer Austin Maddox. He didnt allow a hit until one out in the ninth when Gainesville native Will Allen singled to right on a ball OSullivan said he thought Tucker should have caught. Then, after another single and an intentional walk, Tucker moved in from right freshman Senquez Golson dribbled a ball Tuckers way, the senior could not make the play. It was GolRBI of the year. Im proud of our guys for battling back, but it is disappointing how we played [Sunday] in certain situations, OSullivan said. Ole Miss took the series behind a dominant pitching performance by Wahl on Friday. Florida was able to avoid a sweep when it scored six runs in the eighth inning of Saturdays game en route to a 9-4 win. A radio broadcast contributed to this report. BASEBALL, from page 13 UF Baseball


MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Deana Allen has never beaten her dad in one-on-one. As Greg Stewart recalls, the last time they played against each other, Allen was in eighth grade. With each basket counting one point, Stewart said he spotted his daughter three points in He wasnt so generous in the rematch, spotting Allen zero points and beating her again. However, Allen was not deterred. She said, I want to play again! Stewart said. And then I said, What are we going to The losses stung Allen, who was about to begin playing basketball at Ellender Memorial High in Houma, La. idas NCAA Tournament squad this season, Basketball in Louisiana. It made me mad, Allen said. I would cry. I was like, No, were not going to stop playing until I get a game won. Allens tears eventually dried, but her desire to come out on top never went away. Stewart, a long-time youth basketball coach, said he denied his daughter victory because he wanted to motivate her to keep building on her promising game. her, Stewart said. Youve got to keep working. Stay hungry. Stay motivated. Know what youre working toward. in a boys youth league when she was 7 years old. the leagues All-Star team, but her path wasnt It was competitive rough, Allen said. me only want to get better. Nowadays, Allen will challenge her dad to does not want to tarnish his legacy. ster he created. Every time she comes home, she says, Cmon, lets go to the gym, and I say, Ah, I dont want to go today, Stewart said. (Allen says) Cmon, lets go to the gym, Im ready time. Allen learned responsibility at an early age. While she lived with both her parents dur ing her early childhood, Allen spent the malings in Houma. She said growing up in Mechanicville, a rough neighborhood, was, at times, a struggle. she was working like two jobs here and there just trying to provide, Allen said. So, she couldnt really keep her eye on us like she wanted to. As the oldest child in the household, Allen decided to help her mother by setting a through basketball. attend college. Im just taking pride in my role (as an older sibling), said Allen, who will graduate in May with a degree in Anthropology. Im just younger siblings that are watching and wantPerhaps the sibling most inspired by AlSmith. Their mother, Tasha Allen, said Smith, who Catholic High in Houma, wishes he had been born earlier like his 21-year-old sister, Brittany Allen, so he could be in college with Deana. Everything he do, he bases it on Deana. ever got a question about basketball or anything he needs to know, he calls Deana. Growing up in Houma, there were in[Mechanicville is] a drug zone, a crime lender. Its pretty tough to raise kids in it. He said Allen learned early on to be a leader her into the person she is today. Everybodys got to have discipline in their Stewart said. That doesnt mean they aint going to go cut around a corner on you or try they can always come back around and get back on track. However, her plans changed senior year and she never made her way to The Big Easy. werent sure she was going make her ACT sacola State College coach Chanda Rigby said. him that Allen could take the junior college route, the path Allen ultimately chose when she signed with Pensacola State College. Allen drew national attention in her two years with the Pirates, leading the NJCAA in son. len was ready to commit to Oklahoma, but Rigby convinced her leading scorer and highly coveted guard to take all her visits. Houma native has thrived. done what was easy and made that choice. came the Gators do-everything player. Averaging 19.3 minutes per game, Allen was constantly involved in the gameplan, cording to WBBState.com. She also ranked second on the team with and a 3.9 steal rate. She really gets to the basket well; shes a Bartley said. But one thing she has that really Year. Everything she do is awesome, to me, when it comes down to basketball because she do it with her heart, Tasha Allen said. the senior class that helped propel the Gators runs deeper than just adding another year to the banners hanging by the practice court. Allen said she would like to remain inShe got a head start on her post-college basketball pursuits at this years Womens Basketball Coaches Association National Convention, attending the So You Want To Be A niors who have used up their eligibility. Butler says that Allen still has some learnand games. ences, that she could really be an impact on a where its at and what it is, Allen said. But a borhood, a home like Mechanicville. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator. org.Home Sweet HoumaDavid Carr / Alligator StaffAfter transferring from Pensacola State College, guard Deana Allen found a spot as the Allen perserveres through challenges to excel at UF


Its a style of tennis that should bode well for the Gators come tour nament time. With the SEC Tournament fewer than three weeks away, Floridas them to coast into the postseason. That, Jackson said, is the ultimate goal. Weve got to focus on the Gators and what we can do to get better, he said. Also playing the Crimson Tide, the No. 2 Florida (15-1, 8-0 SEC) women also won their match 7-0, They defeated No. 16 Alabama handily, winning 15 of 16 possible in the SEC. 16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 OLeary earns win No. 200 on Sundaywas pleased with her team for taking advantage of its man-up opportunities to get back in the game. They showed a lot of maturity [Sunday] in the ability to come back from that, OLeary said. In the next six minutes, the Gators scored three more non Gilroy scored the third of those goals on a free-pogoals. Gilroy was then fouled less than two minutes later when taking the ball to the goal, and she put another freeposition shot past Cahill. was going to get it in the back of the net. The six yellow cards were a game-high for a UF opCarolina and Syracuse have received four or more yellow cards in one game against UF this season. The Tar Heels did not receive their fourth yellow card until seven minutes into the second half, while the Oranges fourth came in overtime. draw controls, was relentless in attacking the net despite the aggressive Penn State defense. She scored on another free-position shot in the second half after getting fouled inside the arc. Shes got a nose for the goal, OLeary said. With the win, OLeary became the 12th Division I coach to reach 200 career victories. But, following the game, achievement and gave credit to her assistant coaches and her players for the offenses success. (Assistant coaches Erica LaGrow and Caitlyn McFadden) do a great job with our offense and creating opportunities for our attackers to score in those man-up situations, OLeary said. Ultimately, the onus is on the players to go out there and score and they did. LACROSSE, from page 13OLeary Women also sweep Alabama, sit atop SEC TENNIS, from page 13 Hannah Rogers threw a complete game and struck out eight Bulldogs in a 6-3 win Sunday to grab the series from Georgia. Coach Tim Waltons squad plays Florida State in a midweek game this Wednesday for hosting Ole Miss this weekend.Florida rebounded from back-to-back losses to take a series from Georgia. Track and Field SoftballDemps Walton Demps sets nations fastest time in 100m victory at Texas Relays over the weekendSprinter Jeff Demps ran his thirdfastest career time (10.01) to win the 100m title Saturday at the Texas Relays. Two other Gators posted wins at the meet, which serves as preparation for this weekends home meet, the Pepsi Florida Relays. To read more, please visit alligatorSports.org. Maegan Dennis / Alligator Staff UF T ennis