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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 Seven Gators football players announced their intent to transfer following the end of the 2013 season. Read the story on page 21. 61 /23 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 18 CROSSWORD 20 SPORTS 21 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 72 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 Matthew Martyr/AlligatorHomeEighteen-year-old UF industrial and systems engineering freshman Ben Drescher walks with 18-year-old UF psy chology freshman Harrison Koss to Broward Hall on Sunday afternoon preparing to move into their new dorms. IN MEMORIAM CRIME KELCEE GRIFFIS, SHAYNA POSSES and ALEXA VOLLANDAlligator Staff WritersThousands of UF students return to campus today for the new semester, but some had to come back to Gainesville without their loved ones. Over Winter Break, the Gator Nation lost three UF students. Though they may no longer be among the crowd on Turlington Plaza, sitting nearby in lecture or cheering from the bleachers in The Swamp, their memories live on through their friends and families.Brandon Mead and Ashlee Lightner were excited to celebrate Christmas in their new apartment. Almost every day, Mead, a 22-year-old UF mathematics senior, and Lightner, 26, would drive from the small Cabana Beach apartment they shared with a roommate to check out their new place at Uptown Village at Townsend, said neighbor Brittany Bennis. They were so happy together, Bennis, 20, said. Theyd only been dating since July, but it was almost like theyd known each other their whole lives, like an old married couple. Five days before the couple planned to move, they got into Meads black Nissan 300Z to go for a ride. They never came back. Mead hit a roundabout at the corner of Southwest 24th Avenue and Southwest 38th Terrace at a high speed, crashing into a large oak tree UF students remembered by their friends, families HIGH DIVE HAS BANNED SMOKING INDOORS, AND BEEF O BRADYS RECENTLY CLOSED. KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterBusiness ventures during Winter Break brought another Dunkin Donuts close to campus and banned smoking inside High Dive. Gainesville also lost two popular campusarea restaurants. Beef O Bradys on University Avenue, known by students for its penny wine night, recently closed, as did Kay Bros. BBQ. But the barbecue restaurant announced its same management team is opening another joint called The Coop, which will offer chicken tenders, wings and shakes. It is set to open Jan. 11 at 1620 W. University Ave. between Larrys Giant Subs and Sushi Chao. Near Target Copy, Dunkin Donuts will likely soon be rolling in the dough. The second franchise on University Avenue opened Dec. 28, about a half mile from the existing Midtown Dunkin Donuts. Steve Galloway, the franchise owner, said the new store at 1412 W. University Ave. is a full-service Dunkin Donuts and includes Baskin Robbins. He said he thinks pedestrians will appreciate the second University Avenue location even though its near the other store. Our experience on campus is that the trade zones are measured in blocks, not miles, he said. Convenience is a key factor for how people get around on foot and on bikes. He said he also expects the print shop and doughnut shop duo will succeed.Break brings less smoke, no more penny wine night JENNA LYONS and KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writers Paul Ramsuchit didnt spend his New Years Eve as planned. Instead, the 20-year-old UF health sciences junior spent the afternoon driving up to Gainesville from his hometown in Orlando after Gainesville Police called to tell him that his apartment was broken into as part of a string of Winter Break burglaries. The burglaries occurred between Dec. 14 and Dec. 26, likely at night, in two local apartment complexes, said GPD Lt. William Halvosa. TVs, Xbox consoles and jewelry were among the items taken. Up to 11 apartments at the Estates, 3527 SW 20th Ave., and 10 apartments at Oxford Terrace, 921 SW Depot Ave., were hit, Halvosa said. Investigators are assuming the burglaries are related because similar techniques were used to break into both apartment buildings. Although there is no sign of forced entry, it appears the locks at the apartments were tampered with, Halvosa said. He added that the department normally notices an increase in burglary activity during Winter Break. Not like this, though, he said. In Ramsuchits case, two TVs and an Apple iMac computer were stolen, along with other items owned by his roommates. He said he hopes apartment complexes will consider hiring guards to patrol during weeks when students are out of town.Two communities hit with burglariesSEE BUSINESS, P A GE 5 SEE S TUDENT S, P A GE 4

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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 FORECAST2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 72 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Got something going on? BRIEFSFugitive Ga. banker suspected in marijuana case THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBreaking Bad winner arrested on drug charges THE ASSOCIATED PRESSGuns, gators, Festivus part of Floridas weird year Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar FRIDAY CLOUDY 75/60 RAIN 75/56 THURSDAY CLOUDY 59/48 WEDNESDAY CLOUDY 61/23 CLOUDY 43/28 TUESDAY TODAY

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Jan. 6, 1964 UFs mascot Albert the original returned to The Swamp. The live alligator was hauled to the Plaza of the Americas for ABCs television program Hootenanny. He traveled from his home at Ross Allens Reptile Ranch in Ocala for the special program. UF students gathered formances by Johnny Cash and comedian Adam Keefe. Jan. 6, 1971 Hooligans vandalized the Sigma Alpha Epsilon lion Leo over Winter Break, smashing off its head and tail. White paint was thrown on the lions platform and on the front wall of the SAE house. University Police didnt have any leads, but investigator G.E. Watson said the lion, which was a sitting target, was a frequent victim of this sort of prank. Jan. 10, 1989 Patricia Palmer was mugged in the parking lot next to Flavet Field. A man riding a bicycle behind her shoved brand purse, which contained about $10 and some credit cards. The mugging happened at about 9 a.m., pus muggings werent a common occurrence. Weve only had one other mugging on campus since Ive been here, she said. Jan. 6, 1999 ropolitan area the 11th most dangerous city in the U.S. bery, assault and motor vehicle theft from 255 cities. The report labeled Gainesville as more dangerous than hard to believe, said Mayor Paula DeLaney. With all the cities in the U.S., who would believe that? Jan. 8, 2007 UF fraternity Alpha Tau Omega was suspended until further notice, while Student Judicial Affairs investigated accusations of hazing. The fraternity was ing them to clean older members rooms and throwing them in a mud pit. UF spokesman Steve Orlando told the Alligator that the alleged sleep deprivation, called the lineup, involved requiring the newer members to recite various fraternity creeds in the early morning. Failure to perfectly recall the passages meant getting thrown into the mud pit behind the house. STEVEN KATONAAlligator File Photo

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4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 The men were described as loving, passionate and charismatic STUDENTS, from page 1James Polatty Rafael Valim Brandon Mead

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The fact that Target Copy is there generates a lot of business, so we decided to give it a try. Downtown, the concert venue High Dive has a new no-smoking-indoors policy, which became effective Wednesday. The decision was made mostly by patron request, said promoter Pat Lavery, and many of the bands prefer no smoking indoors, too. Over the last year, its come up a number of times, and we decided the new year was a good time to start it, he said. The decision follows suit with other downtown bars, which only allow outdoor smoking. At High Dive, patrons can still smoke in the outdoor deck area. I think its going to be a really positive thing, he said. People have been asking for it for a while. MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 T uesda y Frida y: 12pm 5:30pm Satur da y: 10am 2pm (352) 392-1653 Tick etmaster outlet STEPHEN C OCONNELL CENTER APPL Y oconnellcenter .ufl.edu (352) 392-5500 @OConnellCTR @UBOatUF #ItsGr eatLiv e a pplications online at tin yurl.com/scocemplo yment William A. England / Alligator Staff Motion City Soundtrack performed at High Dive in November, along with Relient K and Driver Friendly. High Dive recently prohibited smoking in all areas except the patio on Wednesday. High Dives new policy came from customers, bands requests BUSINESS, from page 1 Florida Smoking LawIn 2003, a state amendment made Floridas enclosed workplaces, which includes restaurants and public places, completely smoke-free. But bars are exempt from the requirements. According to the law, smoking means inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying, or possessing any lighted tobacco product, including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and any other lighted tobacco product.

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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 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.Greetings, Spring:Apply to be an Alligator columnistWelcome back, Gators! Breaking news: It is about to be COLD in Gainesville. Like, seriously. Pull those hats and mittens out of retirement, and for those of you who rely on scooters as your main method of transportation we are so sorry. About a week ago, we all said goodbye to 2013 and all its drama: the government shutdown, Twerkgate and the National Security A leaks. Heres to hoping 2014 brings jetpacks, hoverWe also said goodbye to a few of our regular columnists and those spots. Alligator Opinions currently needs two or three new columnists and cartoonists, so those of you who are artistic and opinionated should consider applying. Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters. This means we need students of every age, major, year, political ideology and walk of life to write weekly 500to 600-word columns and contribute pithy and humorous cartoons each week. Above all, a columnists job is to take a stand using facts and sources to defend his or her opinions. Columnists should frame their arguments in an articulate, structured and succinct manner and should strive to present original topics and material. Writers and cartoonists interested in contributing weekly content should submit a cover letter, resume and two or three 500-word writing or cartoon samples to opinions@alligator.org by 5 p.m. Thursday. The samples should be representative of what your column or cartoon would look like. Anything is fair topics, technology and more. Columnist applicants should provide a brief description of their political ideology in their cover letters. Please note that Democrat and Republican are political parties, not ideologies. Vulgarity and hate speech will not be considered. If youve been previously published or run a blog, please include links. Columnist applicants do not have to be journalism or English majors; however, strong written communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines are required. Columnists would submit one column per week of about 580 650 words, and cartoonists would submit one or two cartoons per week. Contributing to Alligator Opinions represents a great opportunity to build a professional portfolio of published clips. If you apply and are not selected as a weekly columnist, we still strongly encourage you to submit guest columns and letters to the editor. We accept these submissions throughout the semester and value input from our readers on campus happenings, local, state and national politics, and anything else that appears on the op-ed pages. Guest columns should be about 450 words, and they should include the authors name, year, major and the school he or be sourced and cited. Letters to the editor should be about 200 words and should include the authors name and any relevant information major, organizations he or she belongs to, etc. Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org Are you excited about the upcoming cold weather?Obama needs to shut down his campaignIf President Barack Obama is in need of a New Years resolution, I have the perfect one: Shut down your campaign. For whatever reason, Obamas campaign once known as Obama For America and now Organizing For Action is still active, raising money, training volunteers and pushing the presidents agenda. Organizing for Action is separate from stalwart Democratic organizations such as the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democratic Governors Association. Those groups are key to Democratic victories this fall. OFA is not. In fact, OFAs existence is detrimental to Democrats across the country. While its one thing to keep a presidents political camentirely different situation to keep the campaign going beyond the second election. Its unnecessary and a little unnerving. As the fundraising emails piled up before New Years Eve, I wondered where on Earth the raised money was going. Obama is barred from running for a third term, his approval ratings are down and the campaign doesnt seem capable of generating widespread support for his agenda. Obama had a miserable 2013. His poll numbers tanked after the shaky launch of the Affordable Care Acts health insurance exchanges, the unfolding scandal surrounding National Security Agency spying and his inability to bridge the great partisan divide in Congress. If Obama had a grassroots army at his disposal, with staffers providing the marching orders and millions of dollars to spend, why did 2013 end up as such a miserable failure for the president? The reason is simple: Organizing For America isnt helping Democrats, the president or anyone else. It takes money away from other Democrats and progressive causes, and it appears sketchy to keep a now defunct presidential campaign active. Its understandable that Obama wants supporters to push his agenda in a grassroots effort, but at this point, it would be far better for the president and fellow Democrats to shut down OFA and help other Democratic organizations raise money for the 2014 campaign. It also opens up the door for a growing divide between Democrats and Obamacrats. The presidents strongest supporters may be unwilling to donate to an organization Democrats including 2016 presidential contenders a threat. Not only is that a dangerous notion, it could make a 2016 Republican victory easier. If Democrats including the Obamacrats want Obama to succeed throughout his second term, theyre going to need strong Democrats at every level of government. Actively fundraising for OFA strips campaign funds and campaign organization from the Democrats who need Right now, money donated to Obamas defunct presidential campaign cant go to Democrats running for House, Crist need to beat a well-funded incumbent like Rick Scott disappear into a vacuum, never to be seen again. of your party and the nation, its time to shut down your campaign. If you dont, you may not need OFA to campaign on behalf of your agenda because your second term fall will ensure that. Joel Mendelson is a UF graduate student in political campaigning. His column runs on Mondays. WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR opinions@alligator.org

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8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 Chloe Finch is a 20-going-on21-year-old UF journalism junior. This is her second semester as the Alligator Opinions editor, and she credits her success in Fall 2013 to Karma Cream lattes, dependable columnists, engaged readers and Google News. Every day, she works on the Alligators editorials and edits columns and letters to the editor. She also works as a PR specialist for UF Information Technology, but dont ask her for IT support her advice is limited to suggesting you try turning it off and then back on. She will talk your ear off about the nuances of various cable and HBO TV shows, making. If you have guest column ideas, doughnuts, complaints, concerns or letters to the editor, shoot her an email at is a 21-year-old UF journalism senior and the Editor-inChief (read: Queen) of the Alligator. Glum runs on Coke Icees, Leonardos rolls and Fresh Market cookies. Shes passionate about young adult literature, Frida Kahlo and temporary tattoos. Her responsibilities at the Alligator center answering angry phone calls, deciding which curse words can be printed and picking up McDonalds for various staff members. Glum hails from the Orlando suburb Lake Mary, but she hopes to move out-of-state after graduation to work in publishing or magazines. For now, though, shes in Gainesville obsessively checking her email on her iPhone seriously, during boring lectures, in the middle of the night, while at house parties so send story ideas, complaints, comments, concerns and compliments to Or tweet em: @SuperJulia. is a 22-year-old UF journalism senior and is working as the at the Alligator. She hails from the one-redlight town of Melrose, Fla., where her favorite thing is stargazing on the top of sand mountains. She also likes running and traveling. She actually got to combine the two activities on a trip to New York City this summer, where she ran the Brooklyn Bridge. She also enjoys people-watching, lifeguarding, any kind of competition, winning (at anything) and most other activities that dont require getting up before 10 a.m. She de-stresses by watching How I Met Your Mother, eating is a 21-yearold UF journalism senior and the Alligators Editor. Shes from Miami. Kallergis previously interned for the Miami Herald and The Gainesville Sun, and she has been with the Alligator for about a year. When shes not updating the Alligators website and social media accounts, Kallergis is either cooking, sleeping or taking pictures of her dog, Charlie. Kallergis hopes to work in a newsy Web-editing capacity when she graduates, regardless of where it is. As a former copy desk chief, shell probably call you out on random AP style mistakes that you dont care about. She always has her phone on her, so if you have a question or comment about an email at Shes on Twitter, too: @kkallergis.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 CRIME JENNA LYONS Alligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a locers said he walked into an apartthe air and threatened to shoot someone. Police arrested 22-year-old Darius Stephon Young on charges of aggravated assault with a weapon, armed trespassing and grand theft according to an arrest report. A mother of three and resident of the complex noticed a man wearing a red vest and jeans walk into Gardenia Gardens apartment complex, located at 1727 NE Eighth Ave., according to the report. The woman was putting her children to bed when she saw him shoot in the air, she said in a phone interview after the shooting. She then told her children and nieces to hide in the room and dialed 911. She and another witness told police that several people, including children, were outside in common areas of the complex when Young made the threats, according to the report. A second resident of the complex was standing in the parking lot when he heard a gunshot, according to the report. He then heard the door of his apartment slam shut. The man ran into his unit to check on his girlfriend and four children. Instead, he found Young backing away from the couch, according to the report. He yelled at Young to leave. Young ran out of the apartment and confronted police outside, who told him to get on the had to force him down, according to the arrest report. gun under the couch cushions at the second victims apartment after the man told police Young had possibly hid something there, according to the report. During questioning, Young but did not specify whom or why, according to the report. He also admitted to hiding the gun in the apartment. Young is a convicted felon with previous charges ranging from aggravated assault to cocaine possession, according to court records. The handgun he used in the shootJune, according to the report. the Alachua County Jail at about 11 p.m. Saturday, where he remained as of press time in lieu of a $600,000 bond.Man caught red vested at complex THE ASSOCIATED PRESS list of honors that have been awarded to architect Santiago Calatrava is distinguished, but the naming of a once-scrawny University campus marks the struction site mascot named after him. The young black-andwhite cat known as Kittiago been tossed out a car winSkanska senior superintendent Rick Lee noticed him at the construction site for the new university. One aspect of the cats adopted family that seems to amuse others at the site is the unbridled devotion of Chuck Jablon, operations vice president and known tough-guy personality. Jablon turns into a baby-talking fool when hes around the cat. And he doesnt care who knows it. Hes a good, good boy, Jablon says, patting Kittiago, who was sitting on the deck outside the work trailer as the sun shone down upon them one recent morning. Say I am here every day, and Im loyal, and Im faithful, he speaks for the cat, who appeared a bit bored. He does have an important job, and they say he does it very well. He has about 50 admirers who visit him regularly and generally receives at least 60 love pats per day, Jablon said.Architects namesake roams constructionYoung

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10, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014Matthew Martyr / AlligatorNew Year, New Goals Years resolutions of getting in shape. Southwest Rec is open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. today. LOCAL JULIA GLUMAlligator Staff Writerjglum@alligator.orgOh, the weather outside is about to get frightful. As an arctic blast the National Weather Service calls historic and dangerous chills the rest of the nation today and Tuesday, UF students will experience winter Florida-style. Temperatures will be in the mid-40s by this afternoon, according to UFs campus weather forecast. Tonight, lows will hover around 20 degrees. But the coldest temperatures will be Tuesday morning, WRUF Chief Meteorologist Jeff Huffman wrote in an email. WRUF Weather is forecasting a low temperature of 20, but the wind chill (what it will feel like) will be between 8 and 15, he said. Tuesday afternoons warmest temperature will likely not hit 40. Huffman said the jet stream has dipped unusually far to the south, allowing air straight from the Arctic Circle to move deep into the United States. This is certainly not unprecedented, but it could be the coldest Gainesville has experienced since 2003, he said. However, snow is not a possibility. Regardless, UF health science senior Hannah Chiou is prepared for the cold. The 21-year-old said she bought several wool sweaters at thrift stores over Winter Break. Im ready to rock them, because itll only be cold for a couple of weeks, max, she said. Huffman said conditions will be warmer by Wednesday afternoon, when temperatures will be near 60.Arctic blast could chill Gainesville to coldest conditions since 2003 JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgA Gainesville2Go employee was arrested Friday after ofworth of fraudulent checks. Gainesville Police charged 22-year-old Michael David Tatum on charges of grand theft and uttering a forged instrument, according to an arrest report. Jeremiah Loper, general manager of Gainesville2Go, said in a phone interview that he and owner Andrew Gorrelick were reviewing business records when they noticed a sewhich was written on Dec. 2. Tatum, an employee of two ber. Loper said Tatum made several excuses for the missing funds, including that he used car and to pay for cancer treatment. Tatum told police Gainesville2Go is an open business and employees regularly write their own paychecks from the business account, according to the report. During questioning, Tatum in fake checks to pay for his medical bills, according to the report. Loper said in the merchant account alone, Tatum wrote including one to his mom for a few hundred dollars. the Alachua County Jail. He was released Saturday.Ex-worker defrauds Gainesville2Go STEVEN KATONAAlligator Staff Writerskatona@alligator.org WUFT-TV just got a little fresher with an addition to its how-to and do-it-yourself programming. Slicing into its Saturday lineup is a local cooking show featuring southern, traditional-style recipes. Airing at noon, the 30-minute show The Chefs Table with Randal White aims to tackle all of the different types of cuisines found throughout Florida, including deep Southern, Spanish and seafood. Its goal is to instruct and educate Floridians about the fresh and native products found throughout the peninsula, using local farmers and meat markets. Chef Randal White calls his particular culinary style Southern cracker cooking and said hes taking these traditional cooking styles and just trying to make it a little different. The show is available in Gainesville on Cox Cable Channel 3 and on Channel 5 in Ocala. It is also in What we want is the viewer who is watching it to be aware of whats around them and available to them, said Jeff Goertz, the shows creator and producer, before the premiere on Jan. 4. himself at his home in Ocala. Transforming his carport into a production studio, he installed a complete kitchen, lighting and four HD cameras to shoot the show. You would never think that 3 feet away is (my) washing machine, Goertz said. Goertz partnered with chef White after he saw him perform in an Iron Chef-type competition in Ocala and said he thought White was a star because of his personality. He describes White as a country boy with the White served in the Marine Corps for four years. Although he hasnt had much formal training, White said he learned how to cook by watching chefs from all around the world. He now runs his own catering company, Fresh Green Tomato Catering, and stresses the importance of using fresh, organic ingredients. so Goertz said he hopes to take the show away from the studio in a few episodes for the next half, which will air later in the year. WUFT will air 26 episodes, and Goertz is working on making the show available online.WUFT-TV show highlights Ocala chef THE ASSOCIATED PRESSDAYTONA BEACH A 20-year-old man threatened patients and nurses with a gun before killing himself at a Florida hospital Sunday, police said. Daytona Beach Police Dea moving car Sunday at about 3:52 a.m. Shortly thereafter, poat nearby Halifax Hospital. According to investigators, Jonathan Rodriguez-Jeff of Deltona, Fla., shot a glass door entrance at the hospitals Professional Building. He then confronted a nurse and patient inside a room. Do you want to die tonight? police said the suspect asked. Rodriguez-Jeff left and went into a second room, confronting another nurse and patient. Shortly thereafter, he committed suicide inside the room, police said. At some point in the ordeal, two nurses were hit with the butt of Rodriguez-Jeffs shotgun, investigators said. They suffered minor injuries. No patients were hurt. The hospitals emergency room and other entrances were placed on lockdown during the shooting. An unknown number of vehicles were struck by the shotgun blast inside the parking lot of the hospital, police said. We are thankful no one was seriously injured, John Gutherie, the hospitals director of corporate communications, said.Man threatens patients in Daytona What we want is the viewer who is watching it to be aware of whats around them and available to them.Jeff Goertzcreator and producer Chicago -16 Washington, D.C. 7 Atlanta 7 New York City 13 Jacksonville 19 Houston 24 Tampa 33 Seattle 42 Miami 49 Los Angeles 50Monday Night Lowsfrom weather.com

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 11 LARGEST OR MORESAVE 4/C Black & White For Black background, there is a white border around it. GATOR GRADS SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writer sstewart-muniz@alligator.orgA UF alumnus has put his love for the Beatles in a tangible form by helping direct the new iOS app, John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes. Forty-year-old Mark Thompson, who has freelanced graphic designs for movies such as Herbie: Fully Loaded and Everythings Cool, said the apps purpose is to tell the story of John Lennons last two albums. The app acts as an interactive storybook. Users can listen to tracks pulled from the albums and interviews with Lennon as he talks about his journey to and from Bermuda. He comes to Bermuda, and these songs just start pouring out of him, said Thompson. When you come out the other side, you feel like youve experienced it. The app, which is $4.99 in the App Store, acts as an interactive slideshow, allowing users to sail across turbulent waters and see Bermudas points of interest also record sounds to create animations. Thompson said Lennon, who had stagnated creatively after spending all of his time at home with his family, went to Bermuda to reignite his songwriting. Lennon was reinvigorated by the island. He immediately began writing songs, and he played his recordings through the phone to Yoko Ono, Thompson said. Thompson, who graduated from UF in 1996, said the apps inception was as much caused by coincidence as it was planning. He said the inciting moment was when Andrew Banks, another UF alumnus who works Bermuda, sought out Michael about a Beatles tribute concert happening on the island. Epstein decided that although the concert wasnt right for a more viable idea. Epstein brought Thompson onto the project, and he said as soon as he saw Banks walk in with Gator clothes, he knew the project would go awesomely. Thompson said he also signed the New York strategic design agency Eyeball for artwork and the Massachusetts creative studio Design I/O for applying the teams creative direction into a substantive product. He said the team worked closely with Lennons widow, Yoko Ono, for creative approval. All proceeds from the app go directly to WhyHunger, a charity supported by Ono that is working toward eliminating world hunger and poverty. Steven Garcia, a 21-year-old UF biology senior and self-proclaimed fan of the Beatles, said the app brings attention to part of Lennons story that might otherwise be overlooked. Its a very creative app away from the usual things you experience, Garcia said.Bermuda-themed Beatles app launches with Help! from UF grad He comes to Bermuda, and these songs just start pouring out of him. When you come out the other side, you feel like youve experienced it.Mark Thompsongraphic designerJordan McPherson/AlligatorEat Mor Chikin at Broward

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 13 AP PhotoSnowbirdA snowy owl sits on a dune at Little Talbot Island State Park on Thursday in Jacksonville. One of the Arctic birds has been spotted in Little Talbot Island State Park RESEARCH RACHEL CROSBYAlligator Staff Writerrcrosby@alligator.orgWhile coral reefs across the world are reportedly struggling, off the warm coast of the Cayman Islands, UF researchers have witnessed colonies bounce back. From 1999 to 2004, warm ocean temperatures resulted in bleaching and infectious disease, which reduced the living coral at Little Cayman by more than 40 percent. But now, the overall health and size of the coral has returned to its original state. What we showed here is that there was a warming event and they suffered, but they were able to come back, said Chuck Jacoby, a courtesy faculty member in UFs soil and water science department and one of the researchers involved in the study. The warming event researchers witnessed can be attributed to climate change, Jacoby said. In most reef areas, coral are subject to global stresses, like warming, as well as local stresses, including damage pollution, Jacoby said. But Tom Frazer, a UF professor of aquatic ecology, said the reef in Little Cayman is isolated from those local stresses, giving it a unique opportunity to overcome and thrive in a warmer environment as opposed to bleaching and dying in the presence of both global and local stresses combined. the islands relative isolation, limited human disturbance and relatively healthy observed resiliency, Frazer said. Though coral reefs only occupy less than 0.01 percent of the marine environment, according to the studys press release, reefs house about 25 percent of the different species of marine organisms, procaught in developing countries and account for about 30 percent of export earnings in reef-related tourism. tive to cities and towns with struggling reefs to focus on limiting local stresses and letting the reefs thrive on their own. Although addressing global issues is important, you cant give up on the local ones, and you cant give up on the reefs, Jacoby said. Local stresses are much more manageable than the global ones, and if you get rid of the local ones, the reefs can cope.Coral reefs can recover after damage, new UF study shows Facts about coral reef degradation from the World Wildlife Foundation 33 percent of reef-building coral species are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of endangered species. More than 80 percent of the worlds shallow reefs are 58 percent of the worlds coral reefs are potentially threatened by human activity. Coral reefs are found near 109 countries, and More than 450 million people live within 60 kilometers of coral reefs, with the majority directly or indirectly deriving food and income from them.

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SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.org Happy birthday to U(F): School turns 161, celebrates with tweets ALLIGATOR Kristi Camara / Alligator This shot, taken in October, shows UFs campus from above. On Jan. 6, 1853, state Governor Thomas Brown signed a bill giving public support to higher education. UF MilestonesCurrently, UF is listed as No. 14 in U.S. News & World Reports ranking of the top public universities.UF opened its doors in Gainesville in 1906 with 102 male students. The university became a coed institution in 1947. In 1985, UF joined the Association of American Universities as one its constituent 62 top public and private schools.O T a Gator victory: 21-7.

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RACHEL CROSBYAlligator Staff Writer rcrosby@alligator.orgThe Southeastern Conference is cultiEight academic programs that in no way target athletes are now featured on a ences academic initiative, and the programs include study abroad fellowships Torie Johnson, executive director of collegiate conference is directly supporting academic programs that are unrelated Other conferences have something that The new website is part of a rebrandFormally known as the SEC Academic Consortium, the organization was originally independent of the Southeastern directly through the athletic conference, giving the organization the opportunity to identify with the SEC and utilize its reIf successful, I would imagine this might set a precedent for other confergrams, Johnson said the organization may add more grants, scholarships and fellowThe new website was unintentionally launch of the SEC Network, an upcoming cable college sports network that will exmer Gators quarterback Tim Tebow will Johnson said the consecutive timing of the two launches was not planned, but the SEC Network might be another platform For instance you might be watching an long-standing collaborative effort of the The Southeastern Conferences academic initiative will only strengthen the relationships between the academic and Williams said the SEC has become a strong force in athletics and that the foroutside the South of each member schools For us, I think it could help overcome the image that southern universities are nothing more than football schools, Williams wrote in an email, and at the same time encourage even more productive collaboration between our conference memALLIGATOR New SEC academic website wants to dispel football school notionSTATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMIAMI Floridas mangroves are moving farther up the states east coast, the latest indicator of global climate research published in the Proceedings of the National AcadScientists documented the mangrove growth by looking at said that while there are examples of climate change having replacing salt marshes, but both are important and highly The question we have to answer, Cavanaugh said, is what do these changes mean to Floridas ecosystem? I think The researchers examined several possible explanations and concluded a decrease in the number of hard freezes was forests, and with fewer hard freezes, they expanded into new The scientists are examining mangrove movement in other There are mangrove forests all over the globe that are pushing up on the limits of salt marshes, Cavanaugh told Fewer freezes help Floridas mangroves expand up east coast SEC universities are showcased on thesecu.com

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 AP PhotoClear Waters, Not-So-Clear FutureThe spring waters are seen at the Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka. The states primary source of water, the aquifer, is shrinking. CRIME JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a local man Saturday night after his boxers and marijuana in his pants. Police arrested Ramon Castillo King, 22, on charges of marijuana possession and cocaine possession with intent to sell, according to an arrest report. At about 11:15 p.m., King was riding in a car stopped for a broken tag light. something into the front of his pants, and according to the report, the ofthe car smelled of marijuana. Officers searched King and found a cigarette box containing one gram of cocaine in his boxers. where the marijuana was, to which he replied, in his nuts. King then reached into the front of his pants and pulled out four grams of marijuana, according to the report. During questioning, King admitted to selling crack cocaine. King has an extensive criminal history, including arrests on charges of smuggling contraband into a detention facility, battery and grand auto theft, according to court records. King was booked into the Alachua County Jail early Sunday morning, where he remains in lieu of a $35,000 bond. cocaine in boxers, marijuana in pantsKing BABY WAS FOUND TREADING WATER. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS small dog treading water about 2 miles from shore in Tampa Bay, rescuers said. ing above the waves Thursday morning, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The bay water temperature was 68. nobody even knew it, Suzy Johnson, who is helping take care of the dog, told the newspaper. marina, where resident Tony Basile wrapped the dog in a towel. She shook all night, Basile said. The pooch was wearing a red collar with the name Hospital revealed she had a microchip. Workers there scanned the chip and discovered she had been reported missing two years ago. But work. then found her and never updated the information. The dog is brown, about 18 inches tall and 20-30 but they said she appears well-groomed and cared

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 4-23-72-1 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, 1/1, 2/2, 3/2's UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 2-7-13-150-1 Student life at Countryside at the University. Individual leases for students in four bedroom four bath condo. Bus service, plenty of parking Enhance the UF experience. $375 mo. 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By Private Owner. 352-538-2181 lv message 4-23-14-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-5-14-168-2 Now leasing 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th Street. 1BR/$475, 2BR/$595. Call 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 4-23-1472-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some w/ enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, BRs carpeted. DW, W/D hk-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus rte, some walk to UF. Sec 8 accepted 352-332-7700 4-23-14-72-2 Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $460 1BR/1BA 530 SQ.FT. Bike to UF through-tree lined streets or ride the bus located one block away! 3/1 HOUSE 1100 sq ft 2036 NW 31st Pl. $800/mo No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 1-31-14-17-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com Call/text 352-538-1550 1-31-14-63-2 1, 2, & 3BRs. Tile in LR, kitchen & bathrooms & bedrooms. Hardwood floors, cent A/C, ceiling fans, W/D hook-ups. Several locations, some walk to UF. Starting at $450/mo. Must See! Call 352-215-7780 4-23-14-72-2 SMALL COTTAGE perfect for one person seeking a non-smoking, quiet, private, safe envronment. SW area off Tower Rd. 6-7 min to UF/Shands, 4 min to Oaks Mall $500/mo. 352-562-9174 1-6-13-24-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 1-27-14-21-2 ******** 2 Bedroom ********Midtown. Walk to UF & Downtown from this 2BR apt in historic area. 116 NW 7th Terr. $740.00/mth. Call 870-2760. 1-7-14-16-2 3BR/3BA house, fenced yard, close to UF/ Shands, bus route. Open floor plan, newer home. W/D, lawn main, pest cont inc. Quiet neighborhood, avail Dec/Jan, $1475/month. tonyc@kinetixpt.com or 352-246-5958. 1-6-13-41-2 Studio apartment perfect for Grad student Very close to campus off University Ave Available January 1 (Earlier move-in possible) 352-377-2930 1-6-13-9-2 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-372-1494 x10 www.merrillmanagement.com 1 Room Effeciency Across from UF Stadium Tile Floors, Full Kitchen and Bath and Screen Porch 1806 NW 2nd Ave. $500/Mo 2BR 1BA Garage Apt $700/Mo Inclds Elec, Water & Sewer 1014 SW 2nd Place Wood Floors, Central H & Air 1-6-14-9-2 1BR/1BA Quiet neighborhood. 1103 NW 4th St. Apt A upstairs. $500/mo. Pets ok. Close to UF, bike/bus. Call 352-359-1644, 352-332-8481, 214-9050 1-6-14-2-2 4BR HOME $950Small pet ok. 352-372-1201 or 352-213-3901 1-6-14-1-2 Quality Single Family HomesWithin walking or biking distance to campus. Available August 1st, 2014. 352-339-2342. See gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-10-14-5-2 Spacious & clean 2BR Spanish style floors, walkin closets, ceiling fans. W/D incl. Fenced backyard. Bonus room. Cklos to shops, 10 min to UF. On bus rte 9, 34 35, 36, 38. $520/ mo + $520. sec. Call Livy 954-394-9832 x 12 1-17-14-10-2 AVAILABLE NOW REDUCED 3 large rooms with private baths in large quiet house. Perfect for grad students. 5 min to UF. Laundry facilities available. $450/mo/ rm. Share utilities. Call 850-281-7174 2-314-20-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! BIG 6/3, NICE YARD, LOTS OF PARKING TWO RM'S, JAN 1ST, $350 EACH NEW HEAT AND AC,LAUNDRY, BBQ, 14FT BAR RM, 2 REFR'S, CALL KARL 352-5146180 GOOD PEOPLE 1-6-13-10-4 AVAILABLE NOW REDUCED 3 large rooms with private baths in large quiet house. Perfect for grad students. 5 min to UF. Laundry facilities available. $450/mo/ rm. Share utilities. Call 850-281-7174 2-314-20-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463)NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-23-72-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-23-14-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-23-14-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-23-14-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-23-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-23-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-23-14-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-4-13-62-7 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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ALLIGATORSell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds UF Surplus On-Line Auctionsare underwaybikes, computers, furniture, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: SURPLUS.UFL.EDU 392-0370 4-23-14-72-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy or Sell!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-23-14-72-10 Party Supplies: Complete line of Bar Supplies, glassware, Liquor Pours, Shakers, Professional Cooking Utensils. R.W. Beaty Co. 1120 N. 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MAIN ST. www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-375-9090 4-23-72-12 96 Olds Achieva $1500 98 Nissan Altima $1900 99 Infiniti $1000 95 Grand Marquise $900 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 03 Honda Civic $7999 06 Hyundai Sante Fe $8999 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 03 Silverado $7999 352-375-9090 4-23-72-12 02 Suzuki XL7 $6999 05 Toyota Corolla $8999 04 Volvo S40 $8999 05 Toyota Highlander $11,999 352-375-9090 4-23-72-12CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Steve 352-771-6191 4-23-14-72-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. GOLD GEMS ETCFree Appraisals Top Cash or Trade 40 years in Business OZZIE 352-318-4009 4-23-72-13UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-23-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. 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 sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. 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20, ALLIGATOR BEST PART-TIME JOB IN GATOR NATION 3 Miles from Campus $11.25/ Hr to Start | $12-$15 After Training Flexible Schedule | Ideal for Students Call Today (352) 2640044 1-10-13-2814 Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALISTSPart-time hourly work Flexible schedules $8 an hour to start Apply online at RGIS.COM 1-10-13-10-14 Learn how to save, manage & make money Earn Monthly Residual Income Blitz Call 218-239-3210 code: 12345# M-F 10pm EST Email: creatingwealth818@gmail.com 352-275-8561 MCB 9am-9pm 1-6-13-6-14 Medical AssistantDermatology Practice has an opportunity for FT or PT employment. Excellent benefits and Competitive Salary. Excellent opportunity for PA applicants. Please send resume to fscds2010@yahoo.com 1-6-13-4-14 Local online retailer, 6dollarshirts.com, seeking seasonal help with order fulfillment & screen printing. Up to 40 hrs weekly, $8/hr. Apply online, http://6dollarshirts.com/jobs. 1-13-14-7-14 Helper. Carry and assemble boxing bag. 60 lbs. $20/hr.(min. 2 hrs.)973-634 8821 1-7-3-14 Thornebrook Chocolates is looking for creative people with good interpersonal skills to make and sell confections. Must be available immediately, around holidays and summer. E-mail inquiries/resume to info@thornebrookchocolates.com. 1-8-144-14 NOW HIRING Outstanding Notetakers and Editors SPRING 2014 Apply online at SmokinNotes.com 1-17-14-11-14 City College Gainesville Campus is seeking Veterinary Tech Instructor to teach Vet Technology classes. Must be a graduate of an AVMA-accredited veterinary or technology program & hold a degree (AS or BS CVT or DVM). 5 years experience in the field required. City College is a non-profit college providing higher education in a multitude of programs. We have campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Hollywood, Altamonte Springs and Gainesville. Send resume to: apenn@citycollege.edu 1-6-14-2-14 Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. City College Gainesville Campus is seeking Dept. Chair for Veterinary Tech Program Supervisor abilities necessary for hiring & training faculty members Must be a graduate of AVMA-accredited school / 5 yrs exp reqd. City College Gainesville Campus Dept. Chair for Veterinary Tech Program to teach Vet Tech courses. City College is a non-profit college providing higher education in a multitude of programs. We have campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Hollywood, Altamonte Springs and Gainesville. Send resume to: apenn@citycollege.edu 1-6-14-2-14 Tranquilo Enterprises is searching for students interested in earning $$$ by distributing our super effective, natural, Doctor formulated sleep & relaxation formula. Check out our website at www.tranquiloonline.com, and then call Mark Maraist at 561-578-2449. This is a PHENOMENAL opportunity to get in at the grassroots level to introduce Tranquilo to the HUGE college student market! 1-1014-5-14 Camp Mataponi, a children's summer camp in Maine, has positions available in Land Sports, Waterfront (sailing, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing) Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater, Dance, Gymnastics, Video, Photography, Nurses, Maintenance, Cooking and more. Top salaries plus room/board & travel provided. Call us today, 561-748-3684 or apply online at www.campmataponi.com. 2-7-14-24-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds for as little as $2.50 per day. Call us at 373-FIND. IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-23-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? 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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Recruit switches to FloridaThree-star offensive line recruit Kavaris Harkless reportedly committed to Florida on Sunday. The lineman was previously committed to Louisville but switched after UL coach Charlie Strong left to coach at Texas.Guard Scottie Wilbekin improved his shooting after a 1-of-9 start against Richmond. Read the story on page 27.Gators in the NBAFormer Gators forward David Lee scored 21 points and recorded 11 rebounds in Golden States 112-96 road win at Washington on Sunday. SEVEN PLAYERS TO TRANSFER. ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24Florida lost several players to transfer and the NFL Draft following its season-ending loss to Florida State on Nov. 30. Seven players announced they would transfer to other universities, and three others declared for the professional draft. The biggest loss for Florida is its pair of cornerbacks, Loucheiz Purifoy and Marcus Roberson. Both juniors announced following the season that they would enter the draft. Their departures leave the Gators inexperienced at cornerback; freshman Vernon Hargreaves III saw the most time among UFs remaining corners. Roberson did not notch an interception last season, and Purifoy made two. ESPN ranks Roberson and Purifoy as the No. 26 and No. 28 draft prospects, respectively. Multiple players also announced they would leave the program to join others. On Dec. 12, the school announced that six players were transferring: redshirt junior offensive lineman Ian Silberman; sophomore tight end Kent Taylor, redshirt freshmen defensive back/fullback Rhaheim Ledbetter and offensive lineman Quinteze Williams; and freshmen quarterback Max Staver and offensive lineman Trevon Young. Silberman saw the most playing time of the group, starting four games in 2013. Three days after those players decisions were announced, quarterback Tyler Murphy announced he would transfer as well. The redshirt junior entered the 2013 season as the backup quarterback but was pressed into action after starter Jeff Driskel Sept. 21. Murphy started six games before missing suffered against LSU on Oct. 12. His transfer left only two scholarship quarterbacks on the roster: Driskel and redshirt freshman Skyler Mornhinweg, who However, it was not all bad news for the Gators. UF brought in two players in the middle of December. Junior college offensive lineman Drew Sarvary signed with Florida on Dec. 18. The 6-foot-5, 318-pound offensive lineman previously played at Tyler (Texas) Junior College, where he was named a First Team All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference selection. The Gators also added former Virginia Tech kicker Brooks Abbott, who announced via his Twitter that he would enroll at Florida in the summer. Abbott plans to walk on to the team. He he looks to improve a Florida kicking squad that missed 10 of 22 attempts.Ryan Jones / Alligator Staff Players leave UF after disappointing season Gainesville, its cold outside. While you were relaxing at home during winter break, a blast of polar air traveled south from the Arctic, bringing subzero temperatures to the North and Midwest and pushing thermometers south of freezing at UF. What else has the winter wind swept into town? Spring sports, of course (Cue cheesy cheer)! Fall sports left Gators fans cold and upset. Football was abjectly terrible, but with spring comes new life. Some freshmen recruits will be enrolling today, and they will get their chance to prove themselves during spring practices capped by the Orange and Blue game in April. Meanwhile, Will Muschamp and his shaken-up coaching staff will look to salvage a bad season with a solid recruiting class National Signing Day is Spring sports look to salvage 2013-14AS STEIN ON TV Adam LichtensteinTwitter: @alichtenstein24 WOMENS BASKETBALL GORDON STREISANDAlligator Writer@GordonStreisand ure as Floridas coach, the Gators tamed the No. 6 Wildcats in Kentucky, defeating them 83-73 on Sunday on the back of a 30-11 run in beat Kentucky in nearly eight years. The last time the Gators won in Lexington, Ky., was in 2006 under former coach Carolyn Peck. The win over the Wildcats was also the a ranked opponent since Florida beat Ohio Tournament. The work that these kids put in they got what they deserved, Butler said. They earned this win in the two days of practice leading up to this, and they brought it to the court. I absolutely loved their composure. We were undaunted when we got down. They just and making plays, and just like in every other great win weve had this year, it wasnt one person. It was everybody stepping up, everybody doing their job to the fullest and taking turns making plays. Early in the game, senior Jaterra Bonds eight minutes, scoring 10 of her 23 points in that span. single point, trailing Florida 45-44 at halftime. At the beginning of the second half, UF seemed to be losing its grip on the game. Freshman sparks Florida to upset win against No. 6 KentuckySEE STEIN, PAGE 24 SEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 23Williams

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 23 Florida on eight-game win streak after second SEC victoryKentucky had catapulted itself to a nine-point lead thanks to an 18-8 Floridas favor for the duration of Southeastern Conference) have W-HOOPS, from page 21 It was a great performance against one of the best teams in the country, but its not surprising to see Ronni play like that.Amanda ButlerUF coach

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24, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 only a month away! Mens and womens basketball continue their treks toward different goals. The mens side looks to break the Elite Eight barrier that has stopped them for the past three seasons; the womens team looks to make it back to the dance after a bid in the WNIT title game last year. Baseball and softball both open their seasons in about a month, but the two bat-and-ball sports are coming off wildly different campaigns. The Gators baseball team struggled mightily after making three consecutive trips to the College World Series. UF scraped its way into the NCAA Tournament but did not win a game. Kevin OSullivan and the Gators, armed with a top-ranked recruiting class, are eyeing a return to Omaha. They have the talent to make this year exciting, even if they dont make a title run. Meanwhile, across campus at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium, the softball team is looking to return to Oklahoma City after a heartbreaking loss to Texas in the Womens College World Series last season. That loss came only about 12 hours after Florida pulled out a 15-inning win against Nebraska in thrilling fashion. If that didnt glue you to your TV, then maybe you should take a long, hard look in the mirror. UF was not expected to compete for even a conference title last year, but instead, it swept the regular season and tournament teams left in the WCWS. Back on the more-traveled side of campus, the gymnastics squad title, and the womens tennis team will look return to the promised land after being eliminated in last Other teams are in more questionable shape. The lacrosse team, so dominant the past few seasons, lost its inaugural class that led them to within a goal of the national title game in 2012. Almost as disappointing is the ONLY a share of the mens outdoor title. Come on, track team. Step it up. One title is not enough. So while it may be chilly outside, the spring season is just about to heat up. Spend it with your favorite sweater and favorite student-run sports section. STEIN, from page 21Two UF teams seek title repeat

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 25 LOGAN MCGUIREAlligator Writer@loganjmcguireSaturdays swim meet came down State. However, the Gators men did not Despite victories. The diving team started off the meet on Thursday, but the womens ing to a 28-10 springboard beatdown meet. rode strong performances from sophevents en route to their 180-118 win. The victory extends their consecutive coach Gregg Troy said. This is about how good we can be Gators rally to defeat Noles ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24Editors Note: A version of this story origi nally ran online on Dec. 26, 2013.nator Kurt Roper as its new offensive coordiThis was the right situation for me and offense. spread offense under Roper. Roper said he averaged a meager 18.8 points per game in start putting together what youre going to UF hires offensive coordinator Im excited to have Coach Roper join our staff. He has a diverse, uptempo background on offense and does a good job of adapting to what the players do best.Will MuschampUF coach UF Swimming

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@LandonWatnickFlorida fans got a glimpse at their quarterback of the future on Saturday. Will Grier, a 2014 four-star signal caller out of Davidson, N.C., and Gators commit, played six drives at the U.S. Army AllAmerican Bowl in San Antonio. His East squad lost 28-6 to the West team, but he showcased his abilities in limited playing time, recording a team-best 109 yards on 4-of-8 passing. Fifty-one of those yards came on the longest passing play of the afternoon. as successful as he would have and out. drive, he rushed for 10 yards out after his scramble, he could not ing that drive. The 6-foot-2, 187-pound Grier, who plans to enroll at UF this semester, returned to the game in the third quarter and found his groove. On a deep out route, Grier completed an 18-yard pass to Ohio State-bound receiver Johnnie Dixon to the West 3-yard line. Three plays later, the East on a 1-yard touchdown run from Georgia tailback commit Sony Michel. offensive drive, Grier showed off his arm. The dual-threat quarterback rolled out to his right, dodged a West pass rusher and connected with Clemson receiver commit Demarre Kitt down the right sideline for 51 yards to the West 21-yard line. But after his best play of the day, Grier failed to continue his rhythm on the drive as he alternated snaps with Georgia commit Jacob Park. On second and fourth down, Grier missed two pass attempts. In addition to Grier, three other Gators cornerback Chris Lammons, defensive tackle Khairi Clark and offensive tackle David Sharpe participated in this years Army Bowl on the East team. Lammons who also played quarterback at Plantation High this past season notched two solo tackles and a pass breakup. As a punt returner, the fourstar athlete returned two for 14 yards. Clark, a Hollywood native out of Chaminade-Madonna High, also recorded two tackles. Florida has the No. 10 class in the nation, according to Rivals. com, with National Signing Day a month away. 26, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 AP PhotoGators quarterback commit Will Grier stands on the sidelines at the U.S. Army All-American Game in San Antonio on Saturday. Grier thew for 109 yards on 4-of-8 passing during his teams 28-6 loss. Grier, one of four Gators commits playing in the game, plans to enroll at Florida for the spring semester. Florida commit competes at U.S. Army All-American Bowl UF Fo otball Grier led team in yards

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@LandonWatnickFollowing a stagnant showing offensively The 18th-year a message at halfwho had only two points on 1-of-9 shooting ALLIGATOR William A. England / Alligator StaffScottie Wilbekin faces off against Kansas point guard Frank Mason (0) during the Gators 67-61 win against the Jayhawks on Dec. 10, 2013, in the OConnell Center. Wilbekin bounces back from slow start against RichmondRECR UITING MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Writer@Morgan_MoriartyUF lands Willis, misses Adams at Under Armour All-America GameWillis UF Bask etball

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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 Seven Gators football players announced their intent to transfer following the end of the 2013 season. Read the story on page 21. 61 /23 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 18 CROSSWORD 20 SPORTS 21 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 72 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 Matthew Martyr/AlligatorHomeEighteen-year-old UF industrial and systems engineering freshman Ben Drescher walks with 18-year-old UF psy chology freshman Harrison Koss to Broward Hall on Sunday afternoon preparing to move into their new dorms. IN MEMORIAM CRIME KELCEE GRIFFIS, SHAYNA POSSES and ALEXA VOLLANDAlligator Staff WritersThousands of UF students return to campus today for the new semester, but some had to come back to Gainesville without their loved ones. Over Winter Break, the Gator Nation lost three UF students. Though they may no longer be among the crowd on Turlington Plaza, sitting nearby in lecture or cheering from the bleachers in The Swamp, their memories live on through their friends and families.Brandon Mead and Ashlee Lightner were excited to celebrate Christmas in their new apartment. Almost every day, Mead, a 22-year-old UF mathematics senior, and Lightner, 26, would drive from the small Cabana Beach apartment they shared with a roommate to check out their new place at Uptown Village at Townsend, said neighbor Brittany Bennis. They were so happy together, Bennis, 20, said. Theyd only been dating since July, but it was almost like theyd known each other their whole lives, like an old married couple. Five days before the couple planned to move, they got into Meads black Nissan 300Z to go for a ride. They never came back. Mead hit a roundabout at the corner of Southwest 24th Avenue and Southwest 38th Terrace at a high speed, crashing into a large oak tree UF students remembered by their friends, families HIGH DIVE HAS BANNED SMOKING INDOORS, AND BEEF O BRADYS RECENTLY CLOSED. KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterBusiness ventures during Winter Break brought another Dunkin Donuts close to campus and banned smoking inside High Dive. Gainesville also lost two popular campusarea restaurants. Beef O Bradys on University Avenue, known by students for its penny wine night, recently closed, as did Kay Bros. BBQ. But the barbecue restaurant announced its same management team is opening another joint called The Coop, which will offer chicken tenders, wings and shakes. It is set to open Jan. 11 at 1620 W. University Ave. between Larrys Giant Subs and Sushi Chao. Near Target Copy, Dunkin Donuts will likely soon be rolling in the dough. The second franchise on University Avenue opened Dec. 28, about a half mile from the existing Midtown Dunkin Donuts. Steve Galloway, the franchise owner, said the new store at 1412 W. University Ave. is a full-service Dunkin Donuts and includes Baskin Robbins. He said he thinks pedestrians will appreciate the second University Avenue location even though its near the other store. Our experience on campus is that the trade zones are measured in blocks, not miles, he said. Convenience is a key factor for how people get around on foot and on bikes. He said he also expects the print shop and doughnut shop duo will succeed.Break brings less smoke, no more penny wine night JENNA LYONS and KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writers Paul Ramsuchit didnt spend his New Years Eve as planned. Instead, the 20-year-old UF health sciences junior spent the afternoon driving up to Gainesville from his hometown in Orlando after Gainesville Police called to tell him that his apartment was broken into as part of a string of Winter Break burglaries. The burglaries occurred between Dec. 14 and Dec. 26, likely at night, in two local apartment complexes, said GPD Lt. William Halvosa. TVs, Xbox consoles and jewelry were among the items taken. Up to 11 apartments at the Estates, 3527 SW 20th Ave., and 10 apartments at Oxford Terrace, 921 SW Depot Ave., were hit, Halvosa said. Investigators are assuming the burglaries are related because similar techniques were used to break into both apartment buildings. Although there is no sign of forced entry, it appears the locks at the apartments were tampered with, Halvosa said. He added that the department normally notices an increase in burglary activity during Winter Break. Not like this, though, he said. In Ramsuchits case, two TVs and an Apple iMac computer were stolen, along with other items owned by his roommates. He said he hopes apartment complexes will consider hiring guards to patrol during weeks when students are out of town.Two communities hit with burglariesSeeEE BUSineINESS, Pa A GeE 5 SeeEE St TUDentENT S, Pa A GeE 4

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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 FORECAST2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 72 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Got something going on? BRIEFSFugitive Ga. banker suspected in marijuana case THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBreaking Bad winner arrested on drug charges THE ASSOCIATED PRESSGuns, gators, Festivus part of Floridas weird year Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar FRIDAY CLOUDY 75/60 RAIN 75/56 THURSDAY CLOUDY 59/48 WEDNESDAY CLOUDY 61/23 CLOUDY 43/28 TUESDAY TODAY

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Jan. 6, 1964 UFs mascot Albert the original returned to The Swamp. The live alligator was hauled to the Plaza of the Americas for ABCs television program Hootenanny. He traveled from his home at Ross Allens Reptile Ranch in Ocala for the special program. UF students gathered formances by Johnny Cash and comedian Adam Keefe. Jan. 6, 1971 Hooligans vandalized the Sigma Alpha Epsilon lion Leo over Winter Break, smashing off its head and tail. White paint was thrown on the lions platform and on the front wall of the SAE house. University Police didnt have any leads, but investigator G.E. Watson said the lion, which was a sitting target, was a frequent victim of this sort of prank. Jan. 10, 1989 Patricia Palmer was mugged in the parking lot next to Flavet Field. A man riding a bicycle behind her shoved brand purse, which contained about $10 and some credit cards. The mugging happened at about 9 a.m., pus muggings werent a common occurrence. Weve only had one other mugging on campus since Ive been here, she said. Jan. 6, 1999 ropolitan area the 11th most dangerous city in the U.S. bery, assault and motor vehicle theft from 255 cities. The report labeled Gainesville as more dangerous than hard to believe, said Mayor Paula DeLaney. With all the cities in the U.S., who would believe that? Jan. 8, 2007 UF fraternity Alpha Tau Omega was suspended until further notice, while Student Judicial Affairs investigated accusations of hazing. The fraternity was ing them to clean older members rooms and throwing them in a mud pit. UF spokesman Steve Orlando told the Alligator that the alleged sleep deprivation, called the lineup, involved requiring the newer members to recite various fraternity creeds in the early morning. Failure to perfectly recall the passages meant getting thrown into the mud pit behind the house. STEVEN KATONAAlligator File Photo

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The fact that Target Copy is there generates a lot of business, so we decided to give it a try. Downtown, the concert venue High Dive has a new no-smoking-indoors policy, which became effective Wednesday. The decision was made mostly by patron request, said promoter Pat Lavery, and many of the bands prefer no smoking indoors, too. Over the last year, its come up a number of times, and we decided the new year was a good time to start it, he said. The decision follows suit with other downtown bars, which only allow outdoor smoking. At High Dive, patrons can still smoke in the outdoor deck area. I think its going to be a really positive thing, he said. People have been asking for it for a while. MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Tuesday Friday: 12pm 5:30pm Saturday: 10am 2pm (352) 392-1653 Ticketmaster outlet STEPHEN C. OCONNELL CENTER APPLY oconnellcenter.ufl.edu (352) 392-5500 @OConnellCTR @UBOatUF #ItsGreatLive applications online at tinyurl.com/scocemployment William A. England / Alligator Staff Motion City Soundtrack performed at High Dive in November, along with Relient K and Driver Friendly. High Dive recently prohibited smoking in all areas except the patio on Wednesday. High Dives new policy came from customers, bands requests BUsSINessESS, from page 1 Florida Smoking LawIn 2003, a state amendment made Floridas enclosed workplaces, which includes restaurants and public places, completely smoke-free. But bars are exempt from the requirements. According to the law, smoking means inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying, or possessing any lighted tobacco product, including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and any other lighted tobacco product.

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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 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.Greetings, Spring:Apply to be an Alligator columnistWelcome back, Gators! Breaking news: It is about to be COLD in Gainesville. Like, seriously. Pull those hats and mittens out of retirement, and for those of you who rely on scooters as your main method of transportation we are so sorry. About a week ago, we all said goodbye to 2013 and all its drama: the government shutdown, Twerkgate and the National Security A leaks. Heres to hoping 2014 brings jetpacks, hoverWe also said goodbye to a few of our regular columnists and those spots. Alligator Opinions currently needs two or three new columnists and cartoonists, so those of you who are artistic and opinionated should consider applying. Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters. This means we need students of every age, major, year, political ideology and walk of life to write weekly 500to 600-word columns and contribute pithy and humorous cartoons each week. Above all, a columnists job is to take a stand using facts and sources to defend his or her opinions. Columnists should frame their arguments in an articulate, structured and succinct manner and should strive to present original topics and material. Writers and cartoonists interested in contributing weekly content should submit a cover letter, resume and two or three 500-word writing or cartoon samples to opinions@alligator.org by 5 p.m. Thursday. The samples should be representative of what your column or cartoon would look like. Anything is fair topics, technology and more. Columnist applicants should provide a brief description of their political ideology in their cover letters. Please note that Democrat and Republican are political parties, not ideologies. Vulgarity and hate speech will not be considered. If youve been previously published or run a blog, please include links. Columnist applicants do not have to be journalism or English majors; however, strong written communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines are required. Columnists would submit one column per week of about 580 650 words, and cartoonists would submit one or two cartoons per week. Contributing to Alligator Opinions represents a great opportunity to build a professional portfolio of published clips. If you apply and are not selected as a weekly columnist, we still strongly encourage you to submit guest columns and letters to the editor. We accept these submissions throughout the semester and value input from our readers on campus happenings, local, state and national politics, and anything else that appears on the op-ed pages. Guest columns should be about 450 words, and they should include the authors name, year, major and the school he or be sourced and cited. Letters to the editor should be about 200 words and should include the authors name and any relevant information major, organizations he or she belongs to, etc. Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org Are you excited about the upcoming cold weather?Obama needs to shut down his campaignIf President Barack Obama is in need of a New Years resolution, I have the perfect one: Shut down your campaign. For whatever reason, Obamas campaign once known as Obama For America and now Organizing For Action is still active, raising money, training volunteers and pushing the presidents agenda. Organizing for Action is separate from stalwart Democratic organizations such as the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democratic Governors Association. Those groups are key to Democratic victories this fall. OFA is not. In fact, OFAs existence is detrimental to Democrats across the country. While its one thing to keep a presidents political camentirely different situation to keep the campaign going beyond the second election. Its unnecessary and a little unnerving. As the fundraising emails piled up before New Years Eve, I wondered where on Earth the raised money was going. Obama is barred from running for a third term, his approval ratings are down and the campaign doesnt seem capable of generating widespread support for his agenda. Obama had a miserable 2013. His poll numbers tanked after the shaky launch of the Affordable Care Acts health insurance exchanges, the unfolding scandal surrounding National Security Agency spying and his inability to bridge the great partisan divide in Congress. If Obama had a grassroots army at his disposal, with staffers providing the marching orders and millions of dollars to spend, why did 2013 end up as such a miserable failure for the president? The reason is simple: Organizing For America isnt helping Democrats, the president or anyone else. It takes money away from other Democrats and progressive causes, and it appears sketchy to keep a now defunct presidential campaign active. Its understandable that Obama wants supporters to push his agenda in a grassroots effort, but at this point, it would be far better for the president and fellow Democrats to shut down OFA and help other Democratic organizations raise money for the 2014 campaign. It also opens up the door for a growing divide between Democrats and Obamacrats. The presidents strongest supporters may be unwilling to donate to an organization Democrats including 2016 presidential contenders a threat. Not only is that a dangerous notion, it could make a 2016 Republican victory easier. If Democrats including the Obamacrats want Obama to succeed throughout his second term, theyre going to need strong Democrats at every level of government. Actively fundraising for OFA strips campaign funds and campaign organization from the Democrats who need Right now, money donated to Obamas defunct presidential campaign cant go to Democrats running for House, Crist need to beat a well-funded incumbent like Rick Scott disappear into a vacuum, never to be seen again. of your party and the nation, its time to shut down your campaign. If you dont, you may not need OFA to campaign on behalf of your agenda because your second term fall will ensure that. Joel Mendelson is a UF graduate student in political campaigning. His column runs on Mondays. WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR opinions@alligator.org

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8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 Chloe Finch is a 20-going-on21-year-old UF journalism junior. This is her second semester as the Alligator Opinions editor, and she credits her success in Fall 2013 to Karma Cream lattes, dependable columnists, engaged readers and Google News. Every day, she works on the Alligators editorials and edits columns and letters to the editor. She also works as a PR specialist for UF Information Technology, but dont ask her for IT support her advice is limited to suggesting you try turning it off and then back on. She will talk your ear off about the nuances of various cable and HBO TV shows, making. If you have guest column ideas, doughnuts, complaints, concerns or letters to the editor, shoot her an email at is a 21-year-old UF journalism senior and the Editor-inChief (read: Queen) of the Alligator. Glum runs on Coke Icees, Leonardos rolls and Fresh Market cookies. Shes passionate about young adult literature, Frida Kahlo and temporary tattoos. Her responsibilities at the Alligator center answering angry phone calls, deciding which curse words can be printed and picking up McDonalds for various staff members. Glum hails from the Orlando suburb Lake Mary, but she hopes to move out-of-state after graduation to work in publishing or magazines. For now, though, shes in Gainesville obsessively checking her email on her iPhone seriously, during boring lectures, in the middle of the night, while at house parties so send story ideas, complaints, comments, concerns and compliments to Or tweet em: @SuperJulia. is a 22-year-old UF journalism senior and is working as the at the Alligator. She hails from the one-redlight town of Melrose, Fla., where her favorite thing is stargazing on the top of sand mountains. She also likes running and traveling. She actually got to combine the two activities on a trip to New York City this summer, where she ran the Brooklyn Bridge. She also enjoys people-watching, lifeguarding, any kind of competition, winning (at anything) and most other activities that dont require getting up before 10 a.m. She de-stresses by watching How I Met Your Mother, eating is a 21-yearold UF journalism senior and the Alligators Editor. Shes from Miami. Kallergis previously interned for the Miami Herald and The Gainesville Sun, and she has been with the Alligator for about a year. When shes not updating the Alligators website and social media accounts, Kallergis is either cooking, sleeping or taking pictures of her dog, Charlie. Kallergis hopes to work in a newsy Web-editing capacity when she graduates, regardless of where it is. As a former copy desk chief, shell probably call you out on random AP style mistakes that you dont care about. She always has her phone on her, so if you have a question or comment about an email at Shes on Twitter, too: @kkallergis.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 CRIME JENNA LYONS Alligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a locers said he walked into an apartthe air and threatened to shoot someone. Police arrested 22-year-old Darius Stephon Young on charges of aggravated assault with a weapon, armed trespassing and grand theft according to an arrest report. A mother of three and resident of the complex noticed a man wearing a red vest and jeans walk into Gardenia Gardens apartment complex, located at 1727 NE Eighth Ave., according to the report. The woman was putting her children to bed when she saw him shoot in the air, she said in a phone interview after the shooting. She then told her children and nieces to hide in the room and dialed 911. She and another witness told police that several people, including children, were outside in common areas of the complex when Young made the threats, according to the report. A second resident of the complex was standing in the parking lot when he heard a gunshot, according to the report. He then heard the door of his apartment slam shut. The man ran into his unit to check on his girlfriend and four children. Instead, he found Young backing away from the couch, according to the report. He yelled at Young to leave. Young ran out of the apartment and confronted police outside, who told him to get on the had to force him down, according to the arrest report. gun under the couch cushions at the second victims apartment after the man told police Young had possibly hid something there, according to the report. During questioning, Young but did not specify whom or why, according to the report. He also admitted to hiding the gun in the apartment. Young is a convicted felon with previous charges ranging from aggravated assault to cocaine possession, according to court records. The handgun he used in the shootJune, according to the report. the Alachua County Jail at about 11 p.m. Saturday, where he remained as of press time in lieu of a $600,000 bond.Man caught red vested at complex THE ASSOCIATED PRESS list of honors that have been awarded to architect Santiago Calatrava is distinguished, but the naming of a once-scrawny University campus marks the struction site mascot named after him. The young black-andwhite cat known as Kittiago been tossed out a car winSkanska senior superintendent Rick Lee noticed him at the construction site for the new university. One aspect of the cats adopted family that seems to amuse others at the site is the unbridled devotion of Chuck Jablon, operations vice president and known tough-guy personality. Jablon turns into a baby-talking fool when hes around the cat. And he doesnt care who knows it. Hes a good, good boy, Jablon says, patting Kittiago, who was sitting on the deck outside the work trailer as the sun shone down upon them one recent morning. Say I am here every day, and Im loyal, and Im faithful, he speaks for the cat, who appeared a bit bored. He does have an important job, and they say he does it very well. He has about 50 admirers who visit him regularly and generally receives at least 60 love pats per day, Jablon said.Architects namesake roams constructionYoung

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10, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014Matthew Martyr / AlligatorNew Year, New Goals Years resolutions of getting in shape. Southwest Rec is open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. today. LOCAL JULIA GLUMAlligator Staff Writerjglum@alligator.orgOh, the weather outside is about to get frightful. As an arctic blast the National Weather Service calls historic and dangerous chills the rest of the nation today and Tuesday, UF students will experience winter Florida-style. Temperatures will be in the mid-40s by this afternoon, according to UFs campus weather forecast. Tonight, lows will hover around 20 degrees. But the coldest temperatures will be Tuesday morning, WRUF Chief Meteorologist Jeff Huffman wrote in an email. WRUF Weather is forecasting a low temperature of 20, but the wind chill (what it will feel like) will be between 8 and 15, he said. Tuesday afternoons warmest temperature will likely not hit 40. Huffman said the jet stream has dipped unusually far to the south, allowing air straight from the Arctic Circle to move deep into the United States. This is certainly not unprecedented, but it could be the coldest Gainesville has experienced since 2003, he said. However, snow is not a possibility. Regardless, UF health science senior Hannah Chiou is prepared for the cold. The 21-year-old said she bought several wool sweaters at thrift stores over Winter Break. Im ready to rock them, because itll only be cold for a couple of weeks, max, she said. Huffman said conditions will be warmer by Wednesday afternoon, when temperatures will be near 60.Arctic blast could chill Gainesville to coldest conditions since 2003 JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgA Gainesville2Go employee was arrested Friday after ofworth of fraudulent checks. Gainesville Police charged 22-year-old Michael David Tatum on charges of grand theft and uttering a forged instrument, according to an arrest report. Jeremiah Loper, general manager of Gainesville2Go, said in a phone interview that he and owner Andrew Gorrelick were reviewing business records when they noticed a sewhich was written on Dec. 2. Tatum, an employee of two ber. Loper said Tatum made several excuses for the missing funds, including that he used car and to pay for cancer treatment. Tatum told police Gainesville2Go is an open business and employees regularly write their own paychecks from the business account, according to the report. During questioning, Tatum in fake checks to pay for his medical bills, according to the report. Loper said in the merchant account alone, Tatum wrote including one to his mom for a few hundred dollars. the Alachua County Jail. He was released Saturday.Ex-worker defrauds Gainesville2Go STEVEN KATONAAlligator Staff Writerskatona@alligator.org WUFT-TV just got a little fresher with an addition to its how-to and do-it-yourself programming. Slicing into its Saturday lineup is a local cooking show featuring southern, traditional-style recipes. Airing at noon, the 30-minute show The Chefs Table with Randal White aims to tackle all of the different types of cuisines found throughout Florida, including deep Southern, Spanish and seafood. Its goal is to instruct and educate Floridians about the fresh and native products found throughout the peninsula, using local farmers and meat markets. Chef Randal White calls his particular culinary style Southern cracker cooking and said hes taking these traditional cooking styles and just trying to make it a little different. The show is available in Gainesville on Cox Cable Channel 3 and on Channel 5 in Ocala. It is also in What we want is the viewer who is watching it to be aware of whats around them and available to them, said Jeff Goertz, the shows creator and producer, before the premiere on Jan. 4. himself at his home in Ocala. Transforming his carport into a production studio, he installed a complete kitchen, lighting and four HD cameras to shoot the show. You would never think that 3 feet away is (my) washing machine, Goertz said. Goertz partnered with chef White after he saw him perform in an Iron Chef-type competition in Ocala and said he thought White was a star because of his personality. He describes White as a country boy with the White served in the Marine Corps for four years. Although he hasnt had much formal training, White said he learned how to cook by watching chefs from all around the world. He now runs his own catering company, Fresh Green Tomato Catering, and stresses the importance of using fresh, organic ingredients. so Goertz said he hopes to take the show away from the studio in a few episodes for the next half, which will air later in the year. WUFT will air 26 episodes, and Goertz is working on making the show available online.WUFT-TV show highlights Ocala chef THE ASSOCIATED PRESSDAYTONA BEACH A 20-year-old man threatened patients and nurses with a gun before killing himself at a Florida hospital Sunday, police said. Daytona Beach Police Dea moving car Sunday at about 3:52 a.m. Shortly thereafter, poat nearby Halifax Hospital. According to investigators, Jonathan Rodriguez-Jeff of Deltona, Fla., shot a glass door entrance at the hospitals Professional Building. He then confronted a nurse and patient inside a room. Do you want to die tonight? police said the suspect asked. Rodriguez-Jeff left and went into a second room, confronting another nurse and patient. Shortly thereafter, he committed suicide inside the room, police said. At some point in the ordeal, two nurses were hit with the butt of Rodriguez-Jeffs shotgun, investigators said. They suffered minor injuries. No patients were hurt. The hospitals emergency room and other entrances were placed on lockdown during the shooting. An unknown number of vehicles were struck by the shotgun blast inside the parking lot of the hospital, police said. We are thankful no one was seriously injured, John Gutherie, the hospitals director of corporate communications, said.Man threatens patients in Daytona What we want is the viewer who is watching it to be aware of whats around them and available to them.Jeff Goertzcreator and producer Chicago -16 Washington, D.C. 7 Atlanta 7 New York City 13 Jacksonville 19 Houston 24 Tampa 33 Seattle 42 Miami 49 Los Angeles 50Monday Night Lowsfrom weather.com

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 11 LARGEST OR MORESAVE 4/C Black & White For Black background, there is a white border around it. GATOR GRADS SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writer sstewart-muniz@alligator.orgA UF alumnus has put his love for the Beatles in a tangible form by helping direct the new iOS app, John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes. Forty-year-old Mark Thompson, who has freelanced graphic designs for movies such as Herbie: Fully Loaded and Everythings Cool, said the apps purpose is to tell the story of John Lennons last two albums. The app acts as an interactive storybook. Users can listen to tracks pulled from the albums and interviews with Lennon as he talks about his journey to and from Bermuda. He comes to Bermuda, and these songs just start pouring out of him, said Thompson. When you come out the other side, you feel like youve experienced it. The app, which is $4.99 in the App Store, acts as an interactive slideshow, allowing users to sail across turbulent waters and see Bermudas points of interest also record sounds to create animations. Thompson said Lennon, who had stagnated creatively after spending all of his time at home with his family, went to Bermuda to reignite his songwriting. Lennon was reinvigorated by the island. He immediately began writing songs, and he played his recordings through the phone to Yoko Ono, Thompson said. Thompson, who graduated from UF in 1996, said the apps inception was as much caused by coincidence as it was planning. He said the inciting moment was when Andrew Banks, another UF alumnus who works Bermuda, sought out Michael about a Beatles tribute concert happening on the island. Epstein decided that although the concert wasnt right for a more viable idea. Epstein brought Thompson onto the project, and he said as soon as he saw Banks walk in with Gator clothes, he knew the project would go awesomely. Thompson said he also signed the New York strategic design agency Eyeball for artwork and the Massachusetts creative studio Design I/O for applying the teams creative direction into a substantive product. He said the team worked closely with Lennons widow, Yoko Ono, for creative approval. All proceeds from the app go directly to WhyHunger, a charity supported by Ono that is working toward eliminating world hunger and poverty. Steven Garcia, a 21-year-old UF biology senior and self-proclaimed fan of the Beatles, said the app brings attention to part of Lennons story that might otherwise be overlooked. Its a very creative app away from the usual things you experience, Garcia said.Bermuda-themed Beatles app launches with Help! from UF grad He comes to Bermuda, and these songs just start pouring out of him. When you come out the other side, you feel like youve experienced it.Mark Thompsongraphic designerJordan McPherson/AlligatorEat Mor Chikin at Broward

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 13 AP PhotoSnowbirdA snowy owl sits on a dune at Little Talbot Island State Park on Thursday in Jacksonville. One of the Arctic birds has been spotted in Little Talbot Island State Park RESEARCH RACHEL CROSBYAlligator Staff Writerrcrosby@alligator.orgWhile coral reefs across the world are reportedly struggling, off the warm coast of the Cayman Islands, UF researchers have witnessed colonies bounce back. From 1999 to 2004, warm ocean temperatures resulted in bleaching and infectious disease, which reduced the living coral at Little Cayman by more than 40 percent. But now, the overall health and size of the coral has returned to its original state. What we showed here is that there was a warming event and they suffered, but they were able to come back, said Chuck Jacoby, a courtesy faculty member in UFs soil and water science department and one of the researchers involved in the study. The warming event researchers witnessed can be attributed to climate change, Jacoby said. In most reef areas, coral are subject to global stresses, like warming, as well as local stresses, including damage pollution, Jacoby said. But Tom Frazer, a UF professor of aquatic ecology, said the reef in Little Cayman is isolated from those local stresses, giving it a unique opportunity to overcome and thrive in a warmer environment as opposed to bleaching and dying in the presence of both global and local stresses combined. the islands relative isolation, limited human disturbance and relatively healthy observed resiliency, Frazer said. Though coral reefs only occupy less than 0.01 percent of the marine environment, according to the studys press release, reefs house about 25 percent of the different species of marine organisms, procaught in developing countries and account for about 30 percent of export earnings in reef-related tourism. tive to cities and towns with struggling reefs to focus on limiting local stresses and letting the reefs thrive on their own. Although addressing global issues is important, you cant give up on the local ones, and you cant give up on the reefs, Jacoby said. Local stresses are much more manageable than the global ones, and if you get rid of the local ones, the reefs can cope.Coral reefs can recover after damage, new UF study shows Facts about coral reef degradation from the World Wildlife Foundation 33 percent of reef-building coral species are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of endangered species. More than 80 percent of the worlds shallow reefs are 58 percent of the worlds coral reefs are potentially threatened by human activity. Coral reefs are found near 109 countries, and More than 450 million people live within 60 kilometers of coral reefs, with the majority directly or indirectly deriving food and income from them.

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SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.org Happy birthday to U(F): School turns 161, celebrates with tweets ALLIGATOR Kristi Camara / Alligator This shot, taken in October, shows UFs campus from above. On Jan. 6, 1853, state Governor Thomas Brown signed a bill giving public support to higher education. UF MilestonesCurrently, UF is listed as No. 14 in U.S. News & World Reports ranking of the top public universities.UF opened its doors in Gainesville in 1906 with 102 male students. The university became a coed institution in 1947. In 1985, UF joined the Association of American Universities as one its constituent 62 top public and private schools.O T a Gator victory: 21-7.

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RACHEL CROSBYAlligator Staff Writer rcrosby@alligator.orgThe Southeastern Conference is cultiEight academic programs that in no way target athletes are now featured on a ences academic initiative, and the programs include study abroad fellowships Torie Johnson, executive director of collegiate conference is directly supporting academic programs that are unrelated Other conferences have something that The new website is part of a rebrandFormally known as the SEC Academic Consortium, the organization was originally independent of the Southeastern directly through the athletic conference, giving the organization the opportunity to identify with the SEC and utilize its reIf successful, I would imagine this might set a precedent for other confergrams, Johnson said the organization may add more grants, scholarships and fellowThe new website was unintentionally launch of the SEC Network, an upcoming cable college sports network that will exmer Gators quarterback Tim Tebow will Johnson said the consecutive timing of the two launches was not planned, but the SEC Network might be another platform For instance you might be watching an long-standing collaborative effort of the The Southeastern Conferences academic initiative will only strengthen the relationships between the academic and Williams said the SEC has become a strong force in athletics and that the foroutside the South of each member schools For us, I think it could help overcome the image that southern universities are nothing more than football schools, Williams wrote in an email, and at the same time encourage even more productive collaboration between our conference memALLIGATOR New SEC academic website wants to dispel football school notionSTATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMIAMI Floridas mangroves are moving farther up the states east coast, the latest indicator of global climate research published in the Proceedings of the National AcadScientists documented the mangrove growth by looking at said that while there are examples of climate change having replacing salt marshes, but both are important and highly The question we have to answer, Cavanaugh said, is what do these changes mean to Floridas ecosystem? I think The researchers examined several possible explanations and concluded a decrease in the number of hard freezes was forests, and with fewer hard freezes, they expanded into new The scientists are examining mangrove movement in other There are mangrove forests all over the globe that are pushing up on the limits of salt marshes, Cavanaugh told Fewer freezes help Floridas mangroves expand up east coast SEC universities are showcased on thesecu.com

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 AP PhotoClear Waters, Not-So-Clear FutureThe spring waters are seen at the Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka. The states primary source of water, the aquifer, is shrinking. CRIME JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a local man Saturday night after his boxers and marijuana in his pants. Police arrested Ramon Castillo King, 22, on charges of marijuana possession and cocaine possession with intent to sell, according to an arrest report. At about 11:15 p.m., King was riding in a car stopped for a broken tag light. something into the front of his pants, and according to the report, the ofthe car smelled of marijuana. Officers searched King and found a cigarette box containing one gram of cocaine in his boxers. where the marijuana was, to which he replied, in his nuts. King then reached into the front of his pants and pulled out four grams of marijuana, according to the report. During questioning, King admitted to selling crack cocaine. King has an extensive criminal history, including arrests on charges of smuggling contraband into a detention facility, battery and grand auto theft, according to court records. King was booked into the Alachua County Jail early Sunday morning, where he remains in lieu of a $35,000 bond. cocaine in boxers, marijuana in pantsKing BABY WAS FOUND TREADING WATER. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS small dog treading water about 2 miles from shore in Tampa Bay, rescuers said. ing above the waves Thursday morning, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The bay water temperature was 68. nobody even knew it, Suzy Johnson, who is helping take care of the dog, told the newspaper. marina, where resident Tony Basile wrapped the dog in a towel. She shook all night, Basile said. The pooch was wearing a red collar with the name Hospital revealed she had a microchip. Workers there scanned the chip and discovered she had been reported missing two years ago. But work. then found her and never updated the information. The dog is brown, about 18 inches tall and 20-30 but they said she appears well-groomed and cared

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GOLD GEMS ETCFree Appraisals Top Cash or Trade 40 years in Business OZZIE 352-318-4009 4-23-72-13UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-23-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville, and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. 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City College Gainesville Campus is seeking Dept. Chair for Veterinary Tech Program Supervisor abilities necessary for hiring & training faculty members Must be a graduate of AVMA-accredited school / 5 yrs exp reqd. City College Gainesville Campus Dept. Chair for Veterinary Tech Program to teach Vet Tech courses. City College is a non-profit college providing higher education in a multitude of programs. We have campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Hollywood, Altamonte Springs and Gainesville. Send resume to: apenn@citycollege.edu 1-6-14-2-14 Tranquilo Enterprises is searching for students interested in earning $$$ by distributing our super effective, natural, Doctor formulated sleep & relaxation formula. Check out our website at www.tranquiloonline.com, and then call Mark Maraist at 561-578-2449. This is a PHENOMENAL opportunity to get in at the grassroots level to introduce Tranquilo to the HUGE college student market! 1-1014-5-14 Camp Mataponi, a children's summer camp in Maine, has positions available in Land Sports, Waterfront (sailing, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing) Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater, Dance, Gymnastics, Video, Photography, Nurses, Maintenance, Cooking and more. Top salaries plus room/board & travel provided. Call us today, 561-748-3684 or apply online at www.campmataponi.com. 2-7-14-24-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds for as little as $2.50 per day. Call us at 373-FIND. IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-23-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? 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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Recruit switches to FloridaThree-star offensive line recruit Kavaris Harkless reportedly committed to Florida on Sunday. The lineman was previously committed to Louisville but switched after UL coach Charlie Strong left to coach at Texas.Guard Scottie Wilbekin improved his shooting after a 1-of-9 start against Richmond. Read the story on page 27.Gators in the NBAFormer Gators forward David Lee scored 21 points and recorded 11 rebounds in Golden States 112-96 road win at Washington on Sunday. SEVEN PLAYERS TO TRANSFER. ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24Florida lost several players to transfer and the NFL Draft following its season-ending loss to Florida State on Nov. 30. Seven players announced they would transfer to other universities, and three others declared for the professional draft. The biggest loss for Florida is its pair of cornerbacks, Loucheiz Purifoy and Marcus Roberson. Both juniors announced following the season that they would enter the draft. Their departures leave the Gators inexperienced at cornerback; freshman Vernon Hargreaves III saw the most time among UFs remaining corners. Roberson did not notch an interception last season, and Purifoy made two. ESPN ranks Roberson and Purifoy as the No. 26 and No. 28 draft prospects, respectively. Multiple players also announced they would leave the program to join others. On Dec. 12, the school announced that six players were transferring: redshirt junior offensive lineman Ian Silberman; sophomore tight end Kent Taylor, redshirt freshmen defensive back/fullback Rhaheim Ledbetter and offensive lineman Quinteze Williams; and freshmen quarterback Max Staver and offensive lineman Trevon Young. Silberman saw the most playing time of the group, starting four games in 2013. Three days after those players decisions were announced, quarterback Tyler Murphy announced he would transfer as well. The redshirt junior entered the 2013 season as the backup quarterback but was pressed into action after starter Jeff Driskel Sept. 21. Murphy started six games before missing suffered against LSU on Oct. 12. His transfer left only two scholarship quarterbacks on the roster: Driskel and redshirt freshman Skyler Mornhinweg, who However, it was not all bad news for the Gators. UF brought in two players in the middle of December. Junior college offensive lineman Drew Sarvary signed with Florida on Dec. 18. The 6-foot-5, 318-pound offensive lineman previously played at Tyler (Texas) Junior College, where he was named a First Team All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference selection. The Gators also added former Virginia Tech kicker Brooks Abbott, who announced via his Twitter that he would enroll at Florida in the summer. Abbott plans to walk on to the team. He he looks to improve a Florida kicking squad that missed 10 of 22 attempts.Ryan Jones / Alligator Staff Players leave UF after disappointing season Gainesville, its cold outside. While you were relaxing at home during winter break, a blast of polar air traveled south from the Arctic, bringing subzero temperatures to the North and Midwest and pushing thermometers south of freezing at UF. What else has the winter wind swept into town? Spring sports, of course (Cue cheesy cheer)! Fall sports left Gators fans cold and upset. Football was abjectly terrible, but with spring comes new life. Some freshmen recruits will be enrolling today, and they will get their chance to prove themselves during spring practices capped by the Orange and Blue game in April. Meanwhile, Will Muschamp and his shaken-up coaching staff will look to salvage a bad season with a solid recruiting class National Signing Day is Spring sports look to salvage 2013-14AS STEIN ON TV Adam LichtensteinTwitter: @alichtenstein24 WOMENS BASKETBALL GORDON STREISANDAlligator Writer@GordonStreisand ure as Floridas coach, the Gators tamed the No. 6 Wildcats in Kentucky, defeating them 83-73 on Sunday on the back of a 30-11 run in beat Kentucky in nearly eight years. The last time the Gators won in Lexington, Ky., was in 2006 under former coach Carolyn Peck. The win over the Wildcats was also the a ranked opponent since Florida beat Ohio Tournament. The work that these kids put in they got what they deserved, Butler said. They earned this win in the two days of practice leading up to this, and they brought it to the court. I absolutely loved their composure. We were undaunted when we got down. They just and making plays, and just like in every other great win weve had this year, it wasnt one person. It was everybody stepping up, everybody doing their job to the fullest and taking turns making plays. Early in the game, senior Jaterra Bonds eight minutes, scoring 10 of her 23 points in that span. single point, trailing Florida 45-44 at halftime. At the beginning of the second half, UF seemed to be losing its grip on the game. Freshman sparks Florida to upset win against No. 6 KentuckySEE STEIN, PAGE 24 SEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 23Williams

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 23 Florida on eight-game win streak after second SEC victoryKentucky had catapulted itself to a nine-point lead thanks to an 18-8 Floridas favor for the duration of Southeastern Conference) have W-HOOPS, from page 21 It was a great performance against one of the best teams in the country, but its not surprising to see Ronni play like that.Amanda ButlerUF coach

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24, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 only a month away! Mens and womens basketball continue their treks toward different goals. The mens side looks to break the Elite Eight barrier that has stopped them for the past three seasons; the womens team looks to make it back to the dance after a bid in the WNIT title game last year. Baseball and softball both open their seasons in about a month, but the two bat-and-ball sports are coming off wildly different campaigns. The Gators baseball team struggled mightily after making three consecutive trips to the College World Series. UF scraped its way into the NCAA Tournament but did not win a game. Kevin OSullivan and the Gators, armed with a top-ranked recruiting class, are eyeing a return to Omaha. They have the talent to make this year exciting, even if they dont make a title run. Meanwhile, across campus at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium, the softball team is looking to return to Oklahoma City after a heartbreaking loss to Texas in the Womens College World Series last season. That loss came only about 12 hours after Florida pulled out a 15-inning win against Nebraska in thrilling fashion. If that didnt glue you to your TV, then maybe you should take a long, hard look in the mirror. UF was not expected to compete for even a conference title last year, but instead, it swept the regular season and tournament teams left in the WCWS. Back on the more-traveled side of campus, the gymnastics squad title, and the womens tennis team will look return to the promised land after being eliminated in last Other teams are in more questionable shape. The lacrosse team, so dominant the past few seasons, lost its inaugural class that led them to within a goal of the national title game in 2012. Almost as disappointing is the ONLY a share of the mens outdoor title. Come on, track team. Step it up. One title is not enough. So while it may be chilly outside, the spring season is just about to heat up. Spend it with your favorite sweater and favorite student-run sports section. STEIN, from page 21Two UF teams seek title repeat

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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 25 LOGAN MCGUIREAlligator Writer@loganjmcguireSaturdays swim meet came down State. However, the Gators men did not Despite victories. The diving team started off the meet on Thursday, but the womens ing to a 28-10 springboard beatdown meet. rode strong performances from sophevents en route to their 180-118 win. The victory extends their consecutive coach Gregg Troy said. This is about how good we can be Gators rally to defeat Noles ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24Editors Note: A version of this story originally ran online on Dec. 26, 2013.nator Kurt Roper as its new offensive coordiThis was the right situation for me and   offense.   spread offense under Roper. Roper said he averaged a meager 18.8 points per game in start putting together what youre going to UF hires offensive coordinator Im excited to have Coach Roper join our staff. He has a diverse, uptempo background on offense and does a good job of adapting to what the players do best.Will MuschampUF coach UF Swimming

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@LandonWatnickFlorida fans got a glimpse at their quarterback of the future on Saturday. Will Grier, a 2014 four-star signal caller out of Davidson, N.C., and Gators commit, played six drives at the U.S. Army AllAmerican Bowl in San Antonio. His East squad lost 28-6 to the West team, but he showcased his abilities in limited playing time, recording a team-best 109 yards on 4-of-8 passing. Fifty-one of those yards came on the longest passing play of the afternoon. as successful as he would have and out. drive, he rushed for 10 yards out after his scramble, he could not ing that drive. The 6-foot-2, 187-pound Grier, who plans to enroll at UF this semester, returned to the game in the third quarter and found his groove. On a deep out route, Grier completed an 18-yard pass to Ohio State-bound receiver Johnnie Dixon to the West 3-yard line. Three plays later, the East on a 1-yard touchdown run from Georgia tailback commit Sony Michel. offensive drive, Grier showed off his arm. The dual-threat quarterback rolled out to his right, dodged a West pass rusher and connected with Clemson receiver commit Demarre Kitt down the right sideline for 51 yards to the West 21-yard line. But after his best play of the day, Grier failed to continue his rhythm on the drive as he alternated snaps with Georgia commit Jacob Park. On second and fourth down, Grier missed two pass attempts. In addition to Grier, three other Gators cornerback Chris Lammons, defensive tackle Khairi Clark and offensive tackle David Sharpe participated in this years Army Bowl on the East team. Lammons who also played quarterback at Plantation High this past season notched two solo tackles and a pass breakup. As a punt returner, the fourstar athlete returned two for 14 yards. Clark, a Hollywood native out of Chaminade-Madonna High, also recorded two tackles. Florida has the No. 10 class in the nation, according to Rivals. com, with National Signing Day a month away. 26, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 AP PhotoGators quarterback commit Will Grier stands on the sidelines at the U.S. Army All-American Game in San Antonio on Saturday. Grier thew for 109 yards on 4-of-8 passing during his teams 28-6 loss. Grier, one of four Gators commits playing in the game, plans to enroll at Florida for the spring semester. Florida commit competes at U.S. Army All-American Bowl UF Fo otball Grier led team in yards

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@LandonWatnickFollowing a stagnant showing offensively The 18th-year a message at halfwho had only two points on 1-of-9 shooting ALLIGATOR William A. England / Alligator StaffScottie Wilbekin faces off against Kansas point guard Frank Mason (0) during the Gators 67-61 win against the Jayhawks on Dec. 10, 2013, in the OConnell Center. Wilbekin bounces back from slow start against RichmondReECrR UITING MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Writer@Morgan_MoriartyUF lands Willis, misses Adams at Under Armour All-America GameWillis UF Bask etball

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