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Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida 72 /56 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 7 CLASSIFIEDS 12 CROSSWORD 14 SPORTS 15Gators jailed for Dance MarathonStudents raised money from behind bars on Turlington, pg 3. UF alumna traveling for acts of kindness Shes helping others on a cross-country road trip, pg 5. First Coastline Festival brings big names, good vibes to Florida It was in Tampa and West Palm Beach, pg 11. Jaterra Bonds and Florida play at Virginia Tech tonight at 7 p.m. Read the story on page 16. VOLUME 108 ISSUE 60 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013Amber Riccinto / AlligatorPlaying It CoolJeff Allen and his dog, Duke, enjoy the drop in temperature by playing fetch at Squirrel Ridge Park on Wednesday afternoon. The weather in Gainesville reached a low of 45 degrees. JENSEN WERLEYAlligator Staff Writerjwerley@alligator.orgThe cold weather blew in and took UF students by surprise Wednesday when the weather dropped to the 40s. But the cold snap is temporary. WRUF chief meteorologist Jeff Huffman wrote in an email that Wednesday night was the coldest night of the fall season so far. He said a freeze is not expected in Gainesville, and the next cold front is expected to set in Monday or Tuesday of next week. Meanwhile, Huffman recommended Wednesday that students bundle up. Many found they were unprepared. I wish I had shoes for it, said Rebekah Plazewski, a 20-year-old UF telecommunicaDecember Slater, a 20-year-old UF exploratory sophomore, joked about the weather. I think its hysterical two or three days ago we were at 90, she said. Travis Swanson, an 18-year-old UF applied physiology and kinesiology freshman, complained the temperatures were short-lived. I want it to stay, but its Florida weather, so it wont, he said.Fickle Florida weather leaves students chilled for now ITS PART OF DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH. MARIA LLORENSAlligator Contributing WriterThe UF Student Health Care Center is offering free blood glucose tests as part of UFs Diabetes Awareness Month. With the American Diabetes Association estimating there are about 7 million people with undiagnosed diabetes, the tests could the disease. Free blood glucose tests will be given today from 9 a.m. until noon. They will be given again at 5:30 p.m. at Century Tower. The tests measure high blood sugar levels, which are among the early signs of diabetes. Any student with a high-calorie diet and a sedentary lifestyle should consider getting the test and changing his or her habits, said Kathryn Parker, the program manager for diabetes education at UF Health Shands Hospital. Youve got to eat less and move more, she said. blood test. Results will be given immediately, said Catherine Seemann, the marketing coordinator for the SHCC. About 50 students did the test last year, but this time, they would like to see more get tested, she said. The test does not determine whether a student has diabetes. Students with high blood sugar levels will be referred to a doctor for further testing, Parker said. Most students they get the disease. They have a stroke or heart attack, and said.Free blood glucose tests today at UFLOCAL ASHLEY CRANEAlligator Contributing WriterThe man walked about eight miles to the doors of Lazarus Restoration Ministries Inc. with hopes of getting a new blanket to help him through the winter. The local ministry has been short on winter supply this year, and the colder it gets, the more people are coming, said Wanda Nelson, who is in charge of collecting coats. We gave him food and a bathrobe, she said. But he got here, and there just werent any blankets left. Every Monday through the end of December, Nelson said, the ministry will be collecting clean winterwear and blankets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3019 NE 20th Way. During that time, those looking for food or clothing are invited to peek through the pantries and closets at the ministry to take what they need, Nelson said. She said the agency needs more large coats and jackets. Blankets usually go withWe come and do our work, she said. But we cant do much if theres nothing to give. The ministry has helped about 100 people in the last three weeks.Organizations collect winter wear for homelessSEE COATS, PAGE 4 I want it to stay, but its Florida weather, so it wont.Travis SwansonUF applied physiology and kinesiology freshman
News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 TODAYFORECASTMONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THUNDERSTORMS 80/60 THUNDERSTORMS 82/63 RAIN 78/62 RAIN 76/60 PARTLY CLOUDY 72/56 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 60 Gator Salsa Club proudly presents its Fall Social Extravaganza Gator Salsa Club is offering free workshops and social dancing. Be ready to dance the night away with DJ Mike Calderon from Miami. Join the massive weekendlong event starting Friday. There will be a social Friday, followed by the main extravaganza Saturday. African Student Union sixth General Body Meeting: China-Africa Policy Its foreign policy time. On Friday, join peers in CSE Room 222 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the ongoing growth in Africa-China relations and its many advantages and disadvantages.CORRECTIONWednesdays article Student Senate supports tuition equity mistakenly stated that the resolution will move onto the second reading next week. As per Senate procedure, resolutions only need to be passed once. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to email@example.com. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events and keep them 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.WHATS HAPPENING?Challah for Hunger events Please join UF Hillel to bake delicious bread to raise money for the hungry. Dough prep will be at 6 p.m. in Hillels kitchen, and baking will be Thursday at 6 p.m. Cant make it to those sessions? You can still sell the loaves or purchase yours on the Plaza of the Americas from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday. For more information, contact Jennifer Szlasa at firstname.lastname@example.org. Like the Challah for Hunger 2k13 Facebook page. Free challah roll Who wants to celebrate Shabbat a little early this week? Come meet Melissa from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Turlington Plaza to get a free challah roll to chomp on. Contact Melissa for more information at melissa@ufhillel. org. Aegean movie nights series Come watch Landscape in the Midst a modern, mesmerizing Greek myth about children on a journey to find their father, whom they have never met. The event is sponsored by the Center for European Studies. It will be showing at 5:10 p.m. in Pugh Hall. Visit ces.ufl.edu. Museum Nights: Kongo Across the Waters The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium, are jointly organizing Kongo Across the Waters, a groundbreaking exhibition on Kongo art and cultural expression on both sides of the Atlantic. The exhibition will include about 160 works of art together with materials such as early maps, engravings, documentary photographs and videos. The exhibition and accompanying scholarly publication will introduce audiences to the art of the Kongo region of central Africa and the Kongo diaspora to the New World. Visit harn.ufl.edu. Mobiquitys Movember Mixer Mobiquity, a company of mobile software aficionados, is hosting a mixer at 6 p.m. at its Gainesville office, 606 SW Fourth Ave. There will be free food, drinks and games with stakes. Have your best real and faux mustaches ready. Learn what theyre all about. Droids and iPhones welcome. For more information, check out mobgnv.tumblr.com. Estonian Symphony performs at the Phillips Center The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Student tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the Phillips Center Box Office, the University Box Office at the Stephen C. OConnell Center, Gate 1, or by calling 352-392-2787. To view the program, visit bit. ly/19vd98F or performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. Maintain or Gain Take advantage of this free program from RecSports to stay committed and accountable for your fitness goals throughout the upcoming holiday breaks. Maintain or Gain is an annual assessment campaign for free to UF students and members of RecSports. Registration is open and free, and there is space for 50 participants. Participants will select one performance test and commit to either maintaining or improving their scores over the course of the break. An initial assessment will be scheduled during the kickoff period, which runs through Nov. 26. A follow-up assessment will be scheduled during the first two weeks of Spring classes to evaluate the progress of each participant individually. If you reach your goals, you will have the chance to win a prize from RecSports. To sign up, visit recsports.ufl. edu and follow the links to RSConnect to login, register and checkout to complete the free registration. Shabbat services Join Jewish Gators and alumni in prayer from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at UF Hillel, 2020 W. University Ave. UF Hillel offers reform, conservative and orthodox services to fulfill everyones religious backgrounds. For more information, contact Rabbi Swedroe at email@example.com. Following services Friday evening, UF Hillel provides a free kosher Shabbat dinner for students. The meal is offered free of charge, thanks to the generosity of donors. Please register ahead of time by filling out the Google Doc found on UF Hillels website under Shabbat Reservations. Have an event planned? 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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 William A. England / Alligator StaffStudents from Dance Marathon set up a jail on Turlington Plaza on Wednesday afternoon. Members had a bail set, and pedestrians could pay for their release. In return, the dancers would perform. All proceeds were donated to Dance Marathon and Childrens Miracle Network. ALEX HARRISAlligator Staff Writeraharris@alligator.orgStudents passing through Turlington Plaza on Wednesday might have been alarmed to see begging students inside a giant cage, but dont worry it was for the kids. Jamie Heekin, a 21-year-old UF food sciences and human nutrition senior and overall director for Dance Marathon, said the stunt was a jailbreak fundraising Turlington. Normally, she said, the event takes place outside the Stephen C. OConnell center during Dance Marathon. The plastic prison was stuffed ated students who signed up for shifts and random students who just wanted to help, Heekin said. Some people just came up and said, What are you guys doing? Can I hop in jail? she said. Students inside the 10-foot-tall cage set their own bail and had to beg passers-by for money in order to be released, Heekin said. Bail was set anywhere from $5 to $100, and proceeds went to individual Dance Marathon pages. Seth Fisher, an 18-year-old UF accounting freshman, handed over $2, much to the delight of a cheering inmate. I know what its like to raise money, he said, so I just wanted to reach out and help somebody.Gators jailed for Dance Marathon THE FIRE WAS NOV. 4. BROOKE AUSTILLAlligator Contributing WriterAs an investigation continues into the cause of a soBuy for about two hours last week, local businesses with solar panel systems are emphasizing that solar is safe. Barry Jacobson, the president of Solar Impact, said the company has installed about two-thirds of the solar panel systems in Gainesville, and it would be unusual if the panIt takes a very special situation for solar to be related Although Jacobson said it is not impossible for solar not want the public to view solar panel systems as unsafe. I dont want people to look at that and say, Oh, solar is dangerous, Jacobson said. In the case of Best Buy, we still dont know if that was the case. AMJ Inc. of Gainesville, located at 502 NW 16th Ave., has had a solar panel system end of last year. If we do discover that the panels were a source, wed like to know why so that we can make sure that doesnt happen to us, said Scott Buchanan, who is part of the management team. Small World Daycare & Learning Center, 1214 NW Fourth St., has had solar panels in its facility since 2011. Russell Scoates, the owner, said one of the reasons he decided to install the system was to use it as a teaching tool. I thought it would be educational for the children, Scoates said. We have a TV monitor installed by Solar Impact that shows how much electricity is being generated. He said he is not worried about his system being dangerous and has never had any issues with it. Being a child care center with kids in here, were very over the top with protection on the kids, Scoates said. Ive got no concerns.Solar businesses emphasize safety I dont want people to look at that and say, Oh, solar is dangerous. In the case of Best Buy, we still dont know if that was the case.Barry Jacobson Solar Impact president
4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 William A. England / Alligator StaffGlazed and ConfusedUF history sophomore Avery Segal, 20, browses through ceramic pieces made by the UF H.O.T. Clay student organization on the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday afternoon. Students were selling pottery to raise money for the club. REBECCA TURKELAlligator Contributing WriterAn early start to Black Friday could affect locals Thanksgiving traditions this year. Walmart announced Tuesday the chain will begin Black Friday specials at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving at all locations, according to a news release. The chain follows a trend in retail as more stores opt to offer deals earlier on Thanksgiving Day. Taylor Chambers, a 21-year-old UF health education and behavior senior, agreed that the longer Black Friday period cuts into traditions. It takes away from the spirit and celebration that Thanksgiving is, he said. This change risks taking loved ones away from their families to work new hours, Chambers said. Devin McDaniel, a 20-year-old UF marketing junior, is an avid Black Friday shopper, but the earlier start doesnt excite her. I was upset because my family usually has dinner around 5:30, McDaniel said, so this cuts into my family time. She said the start time could shape a more materialistic society. Khadijah Warnke, an employee at the Oaks Mall, said staff was told her store may open sometime Thanksgiving evening, which stinks because people are still eating with their family and enjoying meals, she said. I dont understand what the big deal is, she said. People already have 24 hours to go shopping.Black Friday sales starting night of ThanksgivingFewer agencies are running winter drivesShe said there might be a higher demand now than in past years because there are fewer agencies able to run winter drives this year. Nelsons niece, Natasha James, accompanied her to volunteer at the drive back to help downtown today. Today marks the 15th Annual Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungrys Breakfast on the Plaza. Lazarus Restoration Ministries is one of many agencies that will be on Bo Diddley Community Plaza from 9 a.m. to noon to help feed and clothe the homeless, and it will bring the coat drive downtown for the day. I can understand what theyre going through, you know. Been there, done that, James said. I really liked helping out. Lazarus Restoration Ministries is one of 26 agencies in the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry, according to the coalitions website. According to the Alachua County Homeless Census conducted on Jan. 24, the countys homeless count rose from 1,781 to 2,094 last year. Nelson said she thinks the count appears to be growing again this year. It brings me shame to know that so many people are in need, Nelson said. But thats just real life. COATS, from page 1 Best Buy Target Toys R Us Macys J.C. Penney Old Navy Staples Sears KohlsOther stores that have announced Black Friday deals to begin Thanksgiving Day:
SEVEN SIDEWALK CAFES WOULD BE AFFECTED BY THE CHANGE. MCKENZIE COLLARDAlligator Contributing WriterOutdoor seating may go mainstream for Main Street venues. The Gainesville Community Development Committee approved a plan Wednesday to allow more sidewalk cafe space along state-maintained roads, including Main Street, but at a cost. The Department of Transportation no longer allows free use of state-owned sidewalk space. Changes in state policy now require an annual lease of $2 per square foot and general liability insurance of at least $2 million. Now, the city must enter into a lease agreement with the state to offer outdoor dining space. The request for an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation will pass to the City Commission, Commissioner Thomas Hawkins said. Hawkins said he supports the proposal and believes more outboth downtown businesses and visitors. There are currently seven sidewalk cafes that would be affected by the change, including The Top and Sweet Mels, plus two other businesses looking to expand on North Main Street. Scott Shillington, co-owner of The Top, said the committees support is a step in the right direction because under the status quo, no new sidewalk cafe space is allowed. He and his business partner also own The Wooly and Pop A Top Corner Store and hope to add sidewalk seating to both locations. The most recent Gainesville restaurant to add patio seating on state-owned sidewalk space was How Do You Roll?, a sushi of the Stadium Club building on University Avenue. Shillington said hes seen recent growth in the amount of people living and working downtown. He said he thinks outdoor seating will offer more space and visual appeal. Id like people to be able to enjoy sitting outdoors, sip some wine and maybe grab a bite to eat, he said. It will take some compromising. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5Amber Riccinto / AlligatorPaul Folkers, assistant Gainesville city manager, voices his opinions on the possible construction of more sidewalk cafes in Gainesville at the City Community Development Committee meeting Wednesday. Regulations for sidewalk cafes change, may affect downtown UF IS THE FIRST COLLEGE IN FLORIDA TO PARTICIPATE. AMANDA AREVALOAlligator Contributing WriterA group of students wearing red, blue, yellow and green shirts gathered on the North Lawn on Wednesday with nothing but headphones, MP3 Students were told to downchronize their watches and play the recording at exactly 2 p.m., at which point instructions would be given to them, according to the event page. Jaclyn Gutierrez, a 19-yearold UF marketing sophomore and director of Reitz Union Board Entertainments Arts Committee, created a partnership with Improv Everywhere Its just a joyful activity that you probably wouldnt have the guts to do on your own. It would also be really creepy on your own, Gutierrez said. But when you do it with a group of people, its fun. Improv Everywhere, a New York City-based prank collective, is currently touring these Mp3 Experiment events at international festivals and college campuses, according to to participate, Gutierrez said. The recorded instructions, given by an omniscient voice named Steve, gave different commands from awkward handshakes with strangers to dancing like an animal to following a random person, said 19-year-old Robert Taylor, a UF mathematics sophomore who participated. Its good fun, Taylor said. You just have an excuse to fool around in public. As the group completed each new activity, passers-by would stop and stare. Sarah Brinkerhoff, an 18-year-old UF engineering freshman, came by the lawn to watch her friend participate in It was cool to see peoples reactions that didnt know it was happening, Brinkerhoff said. The event ended with a ballow shirts teaming on one side, leaving blue and green on the Participant Brittany Doyle, a 19-year-old UF political science junior, felt the surprise was the best part of the event, though. I thought it was cool because we didnt know what we were supposed to do, Doyle said. Not knowing what we were getting ourselves into (was the best part).Flash mob keeps participants guessingLIFESTYLE MEGAN REEVESAlligator Staff Writermreeves@alligator.orgA UF alumna has begun a road trip in hopes of meeting the needs of strangers through random acts of kindness. Meaghan Jameson, 23, and her boyfriend, Dan Kenny, 26, started their journey on Nov. 5 and will continue through January. Helping people is just how I was raised, Jameson said. I used to pay peoples parking tickets in my hometown for fun. Jameson and Kenny created the Random Acts of Kindness Road Trip as a way to continue helping others in a creative way. Funding started in August and will continue throughout the trip. Donated funds will be used solely for the random acts. Money needed for lodging, food and gas will come from personal savings, Jameson said. becoming more and more realistic, she said. Almost $5,000 has been raised so far. The road trip started last week in Michigan and will continue through Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, ida, where the couple will spend Christmas with Jamesons family. I was quitting my job and going on a road trip across the U.S., she said. But they were supportive. Jameson said she thinks the trip has been successful so far, and Elizabeth Hart, a 26-year-old teacher in Chicago, agrees. Hart teaches at an all-boys school in the low-income, crime-stricken neighborhood of Englewood. Meaghan contacted me and asked for a student who said. I knew just the student. Jameson came to Chicago with a bag of art supplies for an artistically talented freshman, Hart said. When he opened it, he just whispered, Awesome, and went right to drawing. Hart was also given $600, and $130 of it was used to pay for a students mothers medication for the month, Hart said. Once I gave it to her and explained the RAK Road Trip idea, she just burst into tears, Jameson said. She good people left in the world and that this was hers.Alumna traveling for acts of kindness HE IS STILL IN JAIL. KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writerkvarn@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a local man Tuesday after police reported he threatened his wife with cers. Linkins Jr., 30, on charges of bataggravated assault, and resisting arrest charges and four others, according to a GPD arrest report. driving through the Pine Ridge area at 5801 NW 23rd Terrace. A woman ran up to him, saying Linkins had threatened her with a knife and told her, Ill f**k you up and the police, too, according to the report. drove away in a green Ford Explorer with no tags. About an hour and stopped the Explorer in the parking lot of Home Depot, 5150 NW 13th St. During questioning, Linkins his wife, but he said he took out the to the report. put him inside the squad car, but Linkins refused to put his legs in. Police then tried to secure Linkins legs, and he kicked one ofreport. He later slipped his handcuffs from behind him and removed leg restraints twice. Police booked Linkins into the Alachua County Jail at about 2:30 p.m., where he remained Wednesday night in lieu of a $66,000 bond.Man arrested after threatening wife I only had the idea of the road trip for Meaghan JamesonUF alumna
Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column Editorial 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 firstname.lastname@example.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. 245 TOTAL VOTES62% YES 38% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgWednesdays question: Do you think undocumented students should pay in-state tuition rates? Todays question: Do you think Black Friday shopping should start on Thanksgiving? Gimme the loot: New ranking should make humanities majors uneasyAs a wise poet once said, Cash rules everything around me/C.R.E.A.M. get the money/dolla dolla bill yaaaaaall. The men of Wu-Tang Clan arent alone. A recent Times Higher Education ranking revealed that cash rules everything around Gators, too: UF was ranked 49 out of the top 100 universities that produce the most millionaires worldwide. In addition to being the only Florida school to make the list, UF beat out the University of Notre Dame, Rutgers University and Brown University. Its no surprise UF ranked higher than some smaller liberal arts colleges. The Times Higher Educations research found that engineering degrees produce the most millionaires, folcial degrees. This is to be expected. Its no secret that degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics STEM demand is consistent: Obviously, well always need engineers to build our roads, cars and spaceships. We need doctors, IT scientists. The ROI, or return on investment, of a STEM degree is much higher compared to one in, say, journalism. Although UFs high ranking on the list is good news for engineers and lawyers and scientists and technology wizards and business owners it might stir up old debates on a state level when the time comes for Rick Scott to make decisions about higher-education funding. Remember in 2011 when he said he wanted to shift more money into STEM departments and away from liberal arts disciplines? Is it a vital interest of the state to have more anthropoloeducation then Im going to take that money to create jobs. So I want that money to go to degrees where people can get jobs in this state. The statement seemed to be a shot at his daughter, who holds an undergraduate degree in anthropology from the College of William & Mary. Its an age-old argument: The value of a STEM degree versus the value of a humanities degree or a communications degree, for that matter. We can discuss at length how STEM majors and humanities majors have a symbiotic relationship, but the crux of the argument is in how the value of each degree is measured. Engineers obviously make a lot of money, lawyers make a lot of money, doctors make a lot of money, and investment bankers earn high salaries. Teachers, reporters, social workers and HR professionals earn low salaries. We all know money is the most common and accessible measure of success, and this new Times ranking provides politicians like Rick Scott more ammunition toward pulling funding from humanities in favor of science and math.Prez candidates should appear in SunshineAmid the revelations that the government watches nearly everything we do, it may come as a surprise that states have actual laws ensuring government transparency. Called the Sunshine Law in Florida, this legislation helps shine a light on the doings of our government. After the NSA revelations, it comes as no surprise that some legislators are trying to roll back this law. In Florida, there is one such attempt coming from proposed law would keep potential university presidents names private. Basically, if a school is looking to hire a new executive, applicants would be shaded from the Sunshine Law until Kerner cited a paper from the University of Houston Law Center that states the publicity surrounding the selection process of university presidents discourages some from applying. Without the Sunshine Law, he argues, schools will have stronger candidates to choose from as a result. plicants in the past, however. Eric Barron was chosen as president of Florida State University in 2010, and his impressive credentials include previous positions as the dean of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin and director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., according to the FSU website. With one paper based on two schools as evidence, Kerner seeks to hide nearly the entire presidential-seeking process. Granted, there is still the 21-day window for interested parties to get to know the candidates, but that is not enough time for adequate information to be obtained, not to mention, the process would be almost over at that point. The government answers to the people, not the other way around. Kerners bill would skirt the publics ability to evaluate the candidates who may potentially govern a university. In the American democratic process, we dont hide candidates election time. Of course, the election of a universitys president is not the same as electing a representative or the president, but that is no excuse to hide these candidates from Floridians. University presidents make important decisions that involve students, communities and the scarce dollars they get paid with. Ill never doubt the ability of UF and other universities to attract top candidates, and Im not suggesting we dont have the ability to attract great candidates, Kerner told The Gainesville Sun. If you dont doubt it, then why hide them? Secrecy encourages corruption, not good practice. The only thing this law would do is make the presidential selection process less transparent and give the community less say in who is ultimately chosen. with connections. After all, those who would be discouraged by transparency in the presidential selection process Its important that government agencies be held accountable to the people they work for. Thats how a democracy works. Education, though not inherently democratic, stands as the institution it is today because of the democratic process in America. It is unfair to the community, the faculty and the students to hide who their next chief administrator will be. It discredits their ability to evaluate and comment on their future president. Weve got enough secrets. Lets not start keeping any more. Justin Jones is a UF journalism senior. His column runs on Thursdays. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Matthew Riva Samantha Shavell MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Justin Jonesopinions@alligator.org
theA v enue Follow the Avenue on Twitter: @AlligatorAvenue.How to Shape Up to Save the EnvironmentRead LivFit, page 8. My roommate is eating all my food. What do I do?See Mediocre Advice, page 11.Coastline festival made its way through South Florida over the weekend. Check out pictures and a review from the festivals stop in Tampa on page 11. CHLOE FINCHAvenue WriterLast week, Minneapolis-based band Motion City Soundtrack whose songs you set to autoplay on your MySpace pages, whose lyrics you scrawled on your arms during that boring ninth-grade history class and whose very name stirs up memories of checkerboard Vans and middle school dances played at High Dive with Relient K and Driver Friendly. The group gave a high-energy performance punctuated with thrashing guitars, moshing guys in fedoras, heavy distortion and random crowd surfers. High school kids with Sharpie Xs on their hands and parents in Muscle-bound boys in frat tanks, punks with blue mohawks, and girls in plaid mens shirts and beanies gathered under one roof to see Motion City Soundtrack, Go, last year and a new single, Inside Out, in September. Go was our most beautiful, our most textured, mature album weve done, drummer Claudio Rivera said in an interview. Where do you go from there? Lets bring it back. Lets strip it back down and make it rock n roll. Weve always had the pop sense, the dark, adult, like, in-Justins-head lyrics, keyboardist Jesse Johnson said, and weve also had aggressive Jawbox, Fugazi guitars. Weve always battled on how everything melts together. Where the tracks on Go were polished, Inside Out is rough around the edges. Go was edged with a little more pop than the groups previous albums, especially on tracks such as True Romance a love song and the beginning track, Circuits and Wires. Inside Out is a return to punk angrier, more frantic and more aggressive. All in all, its the type of music that sounds good through headphones and car stereos but sounds even better live in a small black-box venue like High Dive. Although the band is returning to an earlier punk sound and playing rock shows, the men have matured both musically and personally. I mean, everyones married except me, Rivera said. Were in our earlyand mid-30s ... It kind of happens automatically with time. I shudder to think about a 35or 40-year-old thats still, like, boozing it up at a dive bar and getting crazy. Its something that happens as you grow up. And its just being in a band putting out albums for 12 years, Johnson said. If we put out the same album six times in a row, itd probably be pretty boring.THURSDAY,NOVEMBER 14, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/AVENUEWilliam A. England / Alligator StaffSinger and songwriter Justin Pierre performs with the rest of his band, Motion City Soundtrack, at High Dive on Nov. 6. Relient K and Driver Friendly also played at the show. Motion City Soundtrack draws nostalgic crowd RJ SCHAFFERAvenue WriterWith an upcoming album, a full headlining tour with reggae group Ballyhoo! and a new reis having its most successful year yet. The group, which released its recently concluded the 2013 BrewHaha Tour with Ballyhoo! in support of the project. Will Kubley, who plays bass and sings backup vocals, said Gainesville is one of the stops the band always makes sure to play while in Florida because of the support theyve received from local fans over the years. The band formed in 2003 after lead singer and guitarist Ted Bowne met Will Kubley and his brother, Nick Kubley, at the Savannah College of Art and Design. The Savannah, Ga., group released its self-titled album that year and has been visiting Gainesville ever since. stream success when they released the album Start from Scratch in 2011, which reached No. 6 on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart. On top of the success the band has found through record sales, it has toured with artists such as Pepper, Matisyahu and 311. Vines was made after about a year of planning, writing and recording, said drummer Nick a twoto threemonth break between touring last year to record some of the songs on the 13-track effort. The band stopped in El Paso, Texas, to record some of the material that was created while traveling. Over the summer tour, the band started inviting fans to listen to some of the new material and acoustic songs backstage before the show. Nick Kubley said they started with just acoustic songs to get the fans involved but decided to start playing the new tunes SEE PASSAFIRE, PAGE 10
Driving an SUV mile releases one and a half pounds of carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases into the air we breathe. The meat industry is responsible for 18 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, through fertilizer use, animal manure and the energy required to transport food and meat, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Food in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to your plate. All this shipping uses large amounts of natural resources (especially fossil fuels), contributes to pollution and creates trash with extra packaging, according to Cultivating a Healthy Food System. More than 90 percent of water systems in the country meet EPA tap water quality standards, which means that some unwanted stuff could still be coming through your faucet, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency. McDonalds french fries contain 17 ingredients. Think Im lying? Look it up. ...food additives like preservaready been linked to behavioral problems, ADHD and cancer, among other conditions, according to Dr. Joseph Mercola. 8, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 Driving an SUV mile releases one and a half pounds of carbon dioxide or other Food in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to your plate. All this shipping uses large amounts of natural regreenhouse gases into the air we breathe. Food in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to your plate. All this shipping uses large amounts of natural resources (especially fossil fuels), contributes to pollution and creates trash with extra packaging, according to Cultivating a Healthy Food System. Food in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to your plate. 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All this shipping uses large amounts of natural resources (especially fossil fuels), contributes to pollution and Food in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to your plate. All this shipping uses large amounts of natural resources (especially fossil fuels), contributes to pollution and creates trash with extra packaging, according to Cultivating a Healthy Food System. Food in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to your plate. All this shipping uses large amounts of natural reFood in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to LivFit tip of the weekShape Up to Save the Environment Liv Langdon is a 23-year-old senior majoring in journalism. You can follow @LivLangdon on Instagram and read her blog at LivLangandProsper.wordpress.com did you know? did you know? did you know? did you know? did you know?Do this more: Walk or bike instead. Do this less: Drive.Do this more: Do this less: Eat beef. Do this more: days and one in Haile Plantation on Saturdays.) Do this less: Buy produce at the grocery store. Do this more: Do this less: Buy disposable water bottles, or worse, dont drink water at all. Do this more: Cook your own french fries. All you need are three ingredients: potatoes, olive oil and seasonings of choice. Do this less: Eat at fast-food restaurants. Biking at a leisurely pace of six miles per hour can burn 240 calories an hour or more, and walking at a normal pace of two to three miles per hour can burn 300 calories or more, according to Everyday Health. Beef has a high saturated fat content, which is OK in moderation but not good for your heart or waistline when consumed on a regular basis. Try to limit consumption to once a week. Also, when choosing your meat, go for grass-fed cattle over corn-fed. Not only is it more environment-friendly because fertilizers and pesticides are not used in the feeding process, but also researchers estimate that with proper management, ranchers and farmers can achieve a 2% increase in soil-carbon levels on existing agricultural, grazing, and desert lands over the next two decades, according to CC Health Counseling. Food at farmers markets is generally grown using less pesticides than conventional agriculture and use methods that minimize the impact on the earth. Plus, walking through the outdoor market will burn some extra calories. ridiculous, to ensure I drink enough. Water keeps the skin young and hydrated, helps with losing weight, need it to survive. directly through you to the toilet. If disease prevention and overall better health isnt enough, you will surely lose weight by eliminating fast food from your diet and avoiding processed foods whenever possible.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 9 This column is provided by Ariel Barnes, a 22-year-old majoring in international studies. Would you like to get some Mediocre Advice? Visit http://mediocreadvicegators.tumblr.com/ask Ariel Barnes Dear Mediocre Advice, I have been having an argument with my roommate for a few weeks. He eats the food in the fridge that is mine and then replaces it with a cheaper variety or not at all. Im literally ready to take a dump on his bed because his terrible replacements get me sick. Ive already asked and then told him to stop. I want to cross the line of civility to make my point. Do you have any suggestions? Yes, I am OK with crapping in his pillowcase. Dear Friend, Your roommate sounds like a dog that knows how to open the refrigerator or a dumpster animal. If you just want revenge, buy whatever food you think hell eat, which is probably anything, and put laxatives in it. Its not your fault that your roommate is a big, fat see-you-next-Tuesday. If your lease is not even close to being up, you should eat out more and not in the good way I wish I was talking about. Start looking for a new roommate. There is nothing worse than coming home to someone you cant stand and an empty freezer where there was once a frozen pizza.
1. Holding On for Life Broken Bells 2. Better Times Beach House 3. Fluorescent Adolescent Arctic Monkeys 4. Tiny Dancer Elton John 6. Nobody Lost, Nobody Found Cut Copy 7. Harmonix Surfer Blood 10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 Bandz a Make Her DanceJuicy J performs at the Florida Theater on University Avenue on Sunday night. The rap artist performed songs from his most recent album, Stay Trippy, as well as old classics. album before it came out. He said those experiences have led the band to want to release a full acoustic album to give back to the fans who have supported the band. The new album may have taken longer to release without help from some of those fans. In April, the band had more than $8,000 of equipment stolen from its tour van. Fans to help raise some of the money and assure the group had instruments in time to continue touring. We would have had to just round up stuff and borrow stuff, Nick Kubley said. The fact that we were able to get enough money to get it back in less than a week was amazing. So the forever grateful. had so far, it recently switched record labels Star Records. Part of the reason the band transitioned to the new label was the band members felt they had not received enough attention from labels before. The band put Start from Scratch out on its own, but Will Kubley album than they had seen before. group of people that believe in music as much as you do and that are super supportive, Will Kubley said.The band is grateful for fans support from page 7 -dayetlist Kathryn Varns
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 11 JENSEN WERLEYAvenue Writerjwerley@alligator.orgIndie rockers came out in droves featuring bands like Matt & Kim, The festival was a two-day affair, with bands playing from about noon and drinks from local food trucks Union Amphitheatre, Tampas event was largely outdoors, with the smaller stage for newer acts held outside near the food trucks and the larger, main stage inside the open amphitheater, where the headliners Despite some speed bumps due time, many people reacted positiveSo far, its a good vibe, said between the two stages provided a University of South Florida premed the festival atmosphere was better than if the show had just been a There is more stuff to do, Still, there were some setbacks about not having enough food trucks for the crowd and the trucks One of the largest complaints was that beer couldnt be brought out to the food truck area and could only stay inside a special fenced-in area away from the concert stages people not being able to watch the outside bands, eat food and drink at separation of the outdoor concert area from the beer tent was because I like it, but I dont understand why we cant drink out there, said Lauren Eddy, a 24-year-old from would like to eat and drink togethAnother complaint was from the local artists and vendors there to sell the opposite side of the main stage, away from the food and drink venRachel Finn, co-owner of Madeira Beach store When I Grow Up, which sells tie-dye clothing, said she paid $65 to have a spot at the festival, but she felt like it wasnt quite worth it because she didnt get as I can never be disappointed, she tival got positive reviews, especially with the impressive lineup and dyFirst Coastline Festival brings big names, good vibes to Florida festivalHannah Morse / Alligator Jensen Werley / Alligator Staff
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Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville, and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or email@example.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville, FL 32604 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 12-4-13-71-13 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. 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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Gators in the NBAHouston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons recorded 22 points, seven assists, six rebounds and four blocks in a 123-117 overtime loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.Havana Solaun suffered a torn ACL on Sunday against Texas A&M. Read the story online at alligatorSports.org. ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff Writer@adamDpincusMike Davis felt burned by Florida. Now, the South Carolina running back can stick it to the school he feels betrayed him two years ago. The former Florida commitment was one of two running backs in the 2012 class. By December 2011, coach Will Muschamp had hauled in the duo of Davis and Seffner native Matt Jones. But Davis de-committed from UF after pledging his allegiance to the school nearly a year earlier at Floridas junior day. Davis published this cryptic tweet on Dec. 4, 2011: Its funny when you look a coach in the eye [and] see right through the B.S. [they] be [feeding] you. He chose South Carolina over Georgia and Tennessee on Jan. 13, 2012. Things happened; there was a misunderstanding with the Florida coaches, Davis told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2011. I cant comment on what went wrong. It just wasnt meant to be. Some things happened, and I dont want to comment on what happened. Its been two years since Davis spurned the Gators. One team is in contention for a Southeastern Conference Eastern Division bowl eligibility. No. 11 South Carolina (7-2, 5-2 SEC) hosts Florida (4-5, 3-4) on Saturday night in Columbia, S.C. Davis leads the SEC in rushing with 1,058 yards and 117.6 yards per game. He boasts an impressive 6.4 yards per carry and has 10 touchdowns. The Gators have only allowed 16 offensive touchdowns as a team. Davis was part of a quartet of Stephenson, Ga., high school players whom Florida coveted. Davis, defensive end Jarontay Jones, linebacker Raphael Kirby and defensive tackle Jafar Mann were billed as the Stephenson Four. Mann, a converted offensive lineman, was the only one to sign with the Gators. He was cited for marijuana possession two days before transferring from Florida. Jones transferred from Virginia Tech to Bethune-Cookman, while Kirby became a reserve linebacker for Miami. Davis felt hurt after Florida pursued future Georgia running back Keith Marshall, according to several reports. Whatever the reason for the switch, Florida isnt wasting any time dwelling on it. Its not really something you ever think about. It happens every year at every school, UF defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin said. These guys bounce around, so its not really something you think about much afterwards. You know, you move on with the guys you got, and were happy with the guys we got. Thats who you have, so you coach them up and AP PhotoMike Davis (28) carries the ball during South Carolinas 34-16 victory against Mississippi State on Nov. 2 in Columbia, S.C. Davis leads the Southeastern Conference in rushing yards per game. Former UF commit to challenge Gators defenseVOLLEYBALL ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Alligator Writer @EricaAlyssa Ziva Recek got off to a slow start against South Carolina on Wednesday night. The senior outside hitter opened the game with an attack error, which gave the But both Recek and UF bounced back. The Gators (23-2, 12-1 in Southeastern Conference) swept the Gamecocks in three sets 25-15, 25-9, 25-22. were more indicative of the progress weve made and taking advantage of a weekend of not playing, coach Mary Wise said. Consecutive service aces from Recek in the second set helped Florida grab a commanding lead. Those were just two of Receks three service aces on the night. She also led the team with 15 kills. Recek contributed three of Floridas 13 attack errors. I was just staying focused through the whole game, Recek said. I was not worrying about if I made some silly mistakes. I was just like keep playing, keep swinging high and hard. The Gamecocks attempted to make a comeback in the third set. the effort level by South Carolina showed Florida sweeps South Carolina MICHELLE PROVENZANOAlligator Writer@mmprovenzanoORLANDO Abby Wambach continues to leave the rest of the world in the dust. The United States Womens National Team forward and former Gator scored her 163rd career goal in an international friendly match against Brazil at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando Sunday night. Wambach shot a penalty kick to the back of the net in the 17th minute to help the U.S. notch a 4-1 victory in front of 20,274 fans. We got the penalty a couple minutes ing from the opposite teams perspective, Wambach said. Ive been taking them all week since I missed against New Zealand. I dont miss very many in a row, so Im very comfortable taking penalty kicks. Getting that goal was really important. The win for the U.S. against Brazil helped close out the teams 2013 season feated season for the team since 2006, Wambach continues to shineRecek SEE SOCCER, PA GE 16 SEE V OLLEY PA GE 16 SEE D AVIS, PA GE 16 Things happened; there was a misunderstanding with the Florida coaches. I cant comment on what went wrong. It just wasnt meant to be. Some things happened, and I dont want to comment on what happened.Mike DavisSouth Carolina running backWambach QuotableIm a thousand percent convinced that Will Muschamp is the guy to lead this football program Jeremy Foley, UF athletics director
move forward. The team Florida brings to Williams-Brice Stadium will be very different than the squad it expected to have at this point. Jones is done for the season with a torn meniscus. Floridas defense up the middle has been decimated by season-ending injuries to Dominique Easley and Antonio Morrison. The Gamecocks blossoming talent will have the Gators at perhaps their lowest point in three seasons. Davis is ready. He posted another telling message on Monday after reminding his 19,000plus followers that he was once a UF commit: Never been so eager to play #hungry, he tweeted. 18-0-4 record. Wambach has a storied history against Brazil. She scored a goal off a header in overtime against Brazil to win the 2004 Olympic gold medal for the U.S. In 2011, Wambach powered seconds of overtime of the 2011 FIFA Womens World Cup and force the match into penalty kicks. The U.S. won 5-3. Its always an emotional battle against the Brazilians, Wambach said. Theyre so passionate and theyre so good at playing the game. It makes you learn more about your team and how well you can do going forward when you play one of the top Through her 12 years on the national team most recently earning the 2012 FIFA Womens World Player of the Year honor Wambach said she owed a lot of her focus in professional soccer to her experience at Florida from 1998-2001. Florida was one of those schools that literally tries to prepare those players to play at the next level, Wambach said. From the facilities to the travel, to the way that were fed on the road, everything is at the professional level. Thats really where I started to learn how to be a professional athlete. I didnt know it at the time that I would make it to this level, but playing there really did allow me so many more opportunities post college. I wouldnt be here if it werent for them. Wambach said the memory she cherishes most from Florida is being a part of the 1998 team, which won a national title. As a freshman, you can only dream to have a chance and to be able to come in and actually accomplish it, Wambach said. It was fairytalelike. freshman season with 19 goals the then-second highest alltime goal total by a freshman. Current freshman forward Savannah Jordan surpassed Wambachs mark with 22, which is one behind Andi Sellers all-time UF freshman record of 23 goals in a season. Jordans 2013 season total is the highest goal total UF has seen since Wambach turned in 31 in her senior year. A player like Savannah probably comes around only once in however long it has been since Ive been there, Wambach said. You really have to relish the opportunity with this player, who decided to come and play for this college. Shes a kid who I think is going to up stand the value systems that Becky wants to put in place. Im really excited to watch and see how Savannahs career unfolds. Hopefully, she can break and shatter every record Ive ever set. Wambachs memories of Florida are something shell always remember, but she has other goals now most importantly winning another World Cup. We want to not only be a team that got so close in 2011, but we want to be a team where we can say, We are world champions, Wambach said. Ive never done it. All but one player on this team right now doesnt have the ability to say that. It not only eats at us, but motivates us equally as much. 16, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013Kan Li / Alligator StaffJaterra Bonds (10) dribbles past North Florida junior guard Brittney Wright during the Gators 88-77 victory against the Ospreys on Sunday in the OConnell Center. Floridas senior point guard scored 25 points on 8-of-16 shooting to help the Gators improve to 2-0 to start the season. UF AVERAGING 90.5 POINTS PER GAME. GORDON STREISANDAlligator Writer@GordonStreisandSlowly but surely, the Gators competition stiffens as the season progresses. Virginia Tech tonight at 7 in Blacksburg, Va. The Gators have won back-to-back games to begin this season thanks to strong offensive showings, averaging 90.5 points per game. Florida averaged 77.5 paign. Anybody on our team is subject to hit two or three (3-pointers) in a row, coach Amanda Butler said. Especially when we have kids that are elite shooters like Carlie (Needles), like Lily (Svete). [Antoinette Bannister] is in that category. The Gators showed off their offensive versatility in a 93-65 win against Bethune-Cookman on Nov. 8. Senior Jaterra Bonds, who netted 10 points on 3-of13 shooting, contributed a game-high eight assists. That game, everybody was hot, Bonds said. I was trying to get the ball out of my hands and get it to the hot shooters. Two nights later, Bonds was the one scoring baskets. She tallied a career-high 25 points along with nine assists in an 88-77 victory against North Florida. Everybodys going to have that night where theyre scoring, Bonds said. My teammates found me in the right spot and I just attacked it. Seemingly every Gator has had one of those nights through two games. No player is averaging fewer than 8.5 points per game through two contests. Thats one of the things that we think gives us a chance to be a special team, Butler said of her teams versatile roster of scorers. A great shooter like Carlie goes only 1 for 5, but her teammate Lily goes 4 for 6. I think we have that ability across the board. Whoever is on, were going to look for them and get them the ball. Whoever is not is not going to hang their head and pout about that. Theyre just going to get more assists by hitting the one whos on. Florida has scored frequently in two games, but so have its opponents. The Gators have surrendered 71 points per game in back-to-back contests against Bethune-Cookman and North Florida, which ranked 302nd and 325th nationally with 54 and 51.8 points per game last season, respectively. Florida gave up only 57 points per game through In the early going, the Gators are missing Jennifer George, who graduated. Last season, George became eastern Conference Defensive Team. (George) was a great defender on the inside, junior Kayla Lewis said.Gators preparing for road test tonight SOCCER, from page 15Wambach impressiveUF labored in third setme right away this ones going to be much tougher, Wise said. South Carolina played so hard, and we made some unforced errors that gave them a chance to get that early lead. Florida committed four of its eight service errors in the third set, along with eight of the teams 13 attack errors. The errors helped the Gamecocks lead more than they had all night. But their effort was short lived. The Gators took the lead at 21-20 A service ace from junior Taylor Unroe won the game for Florida. Wednesdays match was just the Gators will face this week. Florida will host Missouri on Friday night. The undefeated Tigers are currently sitting atop the SEC and are one of two teams that have beaten the Gators this season. Friday night, its going to take the entire kitchen sink, Wise said. This Missouri team is as talented a team that weve faced in the OConnell Center in years. VOLLEY, from page 15 D AVIS, from page 15Tailback tweeted of eagerness to play Mary Wise