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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 Maroon 5: V treads soul, synthRead the review, pg. 10. Student football ticket sales declining across the nation:Student attendance has decreased by 7.1 percent, pg 3. Minors: Ultra now 18 and up:Some people agree with the change, pg 5. Savannah Jordan and the UF soccer team are utilizing their depth to tire out opponents early in the season. Read the story on Page 16. 91 /72 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 7 CLASSIFIEDS 11 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 14 VOLUME 109 ISSUE 8 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014Gabriella Nicholas / AlligatorTerry Anderson shares his experience as a reporter in the Middle East on Wednesday during his international journalism class in Weimer Hall. Anderson was held by Shiite Hezbollah militants while reporting for The Associated Press from 1985 to 1991. FACULTY ALEXIA FERNANDEZ Alligator Staff Writerafernandez@alligator.orgAfter the brutal murders of two American journalists abroad, one UF professor is giving his insight on the state of international journalism. The death of Steven Sotloff captured national attention when a video of his beheading by the Islamist terrorist group known as ISIS was released online Tuesday. Sotloff was held for a year before his murder. Journalists James Foley and Sotloff were beheaded by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. UF adjunct professor Terry Anderson is a former chief Middle East correspondent for The Associated Press. was 7 years old. in Beirut, Lebanon. He was captured in 1985 by Shiite militants while covering the civil war in Lebanon. He was released in 1991. Anderson is sharing his personal experience with terrorism by teaching a course at the UF College of Journalism and Communications called international journalism. He said he is aiming to teach aspiring journalwhich has become more dangerous in recent years. (Students) need to know how to be more safe when in these dangerous situations, Anderson said. This knowledge comes after the abduction and murder of James Foley, a freelance war correspondent, who was kidnapped by a Syrian militia in 2012. Sotloffs capture followed suit in 2013, also in Syria, by ISIS. The US policy for dealing with terrorists is to deny any negotiations, but when they kidnap journalists to make headlines, that promise beRichard S. Conley, UF associate professor of political science, said it is an undesirable and tragic situation for all people involved in an international kidnapping. It used to be that terrorists used to capture UF professor shares personal experience with terror abroad MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staffmmihm@alligator.orgTo go along with its new name, CVS Health, the former CVS Pharmacy discontinued the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products as of Wednesday. Healths commitment to the well-being of its customers, according to a company press release. In addition to halting the sale of tobacco products, CVS Health is offering a new smoking cessation program to help smokers quit. Cigarettes, rolling papers and chewing tobacco no longer line the shelves behind the stores registers. Instead signs read, Lets quit together, and products designed to help people quit, like Nicorette, are on display. Although the company no longer sells tobacco products, customers who havent heard the news yet are still going to CVS Health stores hoping to buy them. Ashlei White, a 23-year-old sales associate at a Gainesville CVS Health store, located at 901 N. Main St., said within an hour of getting to work on Wednesday, two people came in wanting to buy cigarettes. There are still people who dont know that we dont sell tobacco products, but we just dont have that here anymore, she said. Alex Barshel, a 21-year-old UF environmental science senior, said she doesnt smoke but thinks CVS Health has the right to sell, or not sell, what it wants. You can get cigarettes anywhere, she said. Theres a drug store on every corner.CVS rebrands to promote health ALYSSA FISHERAlligator StaffSanta Fe College is competing for $1 million after being recognized as one of the top 10 community colleges in the nation. For the second time, Santa Fe has been selected for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Program, which honors high achievement and performance among community colleges in the nation. It was previously selected in 2012. But Jackson Sasser, president of Santa Fe College, said he hasnt thought about the prize money. We have known this over a month, but we have not talked about (winning), Sasser said. For us, its what we do. It is about student success and good job placement. The prize is awarded every two years and is on its third cycle. Out of more than 1,000 community colleges, 150 are selected to apply on the basis of completion, employment and earnings, and high levels of access and success for minority and low-income students. Santa Fe recognized as a top 10 community college in nationSEE SANTA FE, PAGE 4 SEE TERRY, PAGE 4 There are still people who dont know that we dont sell tobacco products, but we just dont have that here anymore.Ashlei Whitesales associateIts now up for a $1 million award


News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 TODAYFORECASTMONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THUNDERSTORMS 90/71 THUNDERSTORMS 90/71 THUNDERSTORMS 88/71 THUNDERSTORMS 90/72 THUNDERSTORMS 91/72 VOLUME 109 ISSUE 8 ted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.NEWS BRIEFS Panther killed in southwest Florida LABELLE, Fla. Officials said a panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the 3-year-old uncollared female was found Tuesday in Hendry County, just north of the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. The remains will be taken to a Gainesville facility for a necropsy. This is the 22nd Florida panther death of 2014, and the 17th from being hit by a vehicle. Florida panthers once roamed the entire southeastern U.S., but only about 160 remain in the wild. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tampa arena now named after oil company TAMPA After a dozen years as the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the Tampa Bay Lightnings home arena has a new name. Amalie Oil Co. is assuming naming rights of the downtown Tampa entertainment arena and concert venue, which will now be called Amalie Arena. Lightning chairman and owner Jeff Vinik made the announcement Wednesday. The Tampa Bay Times is shifting to become the exclusive print sponsor of the recently renovated 19,204-seat arena. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WHATS HAPPENING?Hippodrome Hosts Live Skype with Life After Beth Jeff Baena Take part in a Skype Q-and-A session with Jeff Baena, the director of the movie Life After Beth and screenwriter for I Heart Huckabees, at the Hippodrome State Theatre on Thursday. The session will take place immediately after the 7:45 p.m. film screening where audience members will be able to watch Life After Beth and discuss it face to face. Admission is $5.50 for students and seniors and $7.50 for regular admission. Life After Beth will be playing until Sept. 11. Reitz Union Goes Radioactive For one night only, the Reitz Union will become a radioactive zone. Lets have some fun on Friday from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. Play with danger at the Radioactive Zone Arcade with glow-in-thedark mini golf and more. A special performance from our radioactive friends at Theatre Strike Force will be laugh-out-loud hilarious. Get glow-tastic with Michael Parallax, sponsored by Reitz Union Board bands. Well end the night with a radioactive foam dance party on the breezeway. Youll have the time of your life at our radioactive event! Its always Friday and always free with your Gator 1 Card. Collaborating with Strangers on Sex and Gender Differences in Health Workshop Looking for a way to communicate and combine forces with others interested in sex and gender differences in health? Collaborating with Strangers workshops connect students, faculty and researchers on campus during 3-minute speed meetings. Youll walk away with more resources, solutions and creative ideas than you ever imagined. The workshop will be held Tuesday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Clinical and Translational Research building on the corner of Gale Lemerand Drive and Mowry Road, in Room 3161/3162. More information and registration can be found at under News and Highlights at the bottom of page. International Diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA) The Bob Graham Center for Public Service in Pugh Hall will be hosting the Diaspora Tour on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The event will include remarks by the U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Global Partnerships, Andrew OBrien, and a panel discussion on promoting diaspora engagement for international development efforts. This event is free and open to the public. Third Annual Elephant Appreciation Day Two Tails Ranch in Williston presents its third annual Elephant Appreciation Day on Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. It will feature live elephant demos, exotic animal exhibits, music, food and more. Admission is $10 per person, and kids under 3 are admitted free. More information is available at Alpha Kappa Psi, coed business professional fraternity Does your resume need polishing? Do you cringe every time you go to an interview? The Alpha Kappa Psi coed business professional fraternity is the organization to get you on the right track. AKPsi is open to all majors. It is devoted to helping pledges and brothers succeed professionally through mock interviewing, resume development and more while taking part in community service and social activities. Whether you will be applying for internships or jobs or entering the professional world, our fraternity will help you hone the skills necessary to be successful in any situation you are put into while also making new friends. Follow the Fall 2014 Rush Facebook page at Alpha Kappa Psi at UF, on Twitter @UFAKPsi and on Instagram at uf_akpsi. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to cwright@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 4 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events and keep them 150 words or fewer. 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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 NATIONAL CASSIDY WHITSONAlligator Contributing WriterThroughout JT Reales time spent at UF, he has never participated in the UF student football lottery. Reale, a 20-year-old public relations senior, is part of a growing trend of students who feel that the college football experience is about more than just the game. I dont see the need to enter the lottery, he said. According to The Wall Street Journal, declining student ticket sales has become an escalating trend on college campuses nationwide. The Journal found a 22percent decrease in attendance at UF football games from 2009 to 2013. Meanwhile, student attendance nationally decreased by 7.1 percent on average since 2009. Daniel Apple, assistant director of communications for UAA, wrote in an email that UAA did not sell out for season tickets this year. I dont think there is one particular reason that the numbers declined, he said. I think that there are many factors and that its a nationwide problem that schools are losing student attendance and attendance in general, he added. However, Apple said UF still has the fourth-highest student attendance in the country. Bre Rouse, a 22-year-old UF architecture senior, has never entered the lottery because she does not have time to attend the games, which can be all-day affairs. She said the declining attendance could be attributed to the football team not playing as well as they have in previous seasons. Its not exciting anymore, so people dont want to go, she said. When its exciting, people go. When its not, they dont. On Sunday, about 1,500 student lottery tickets remained unsold. But even without selling out the Idaho game, which was later suspended and ruled a no contest, the UAA sold more student tickets for the opening game than were sold for the 2013 opener against Toledo, Apple said. Reale wondered if more students would buy tickets if they were sold on a game-by-game basis instead of packaged in the lottery. Personally, I know a lot of my friends do the same thing that I do, he said. He added, They just buy guest tickets for the games they want to go to Within the UAA, Apple said there is always an ongoing discussion to see what can be done to improve the process of student ticket sales. Even through the rain, he said Saturdays game was a testament to how much UF students come out to support the Gator football team.Student football ticket sales declining slowly across nation TJ PYCHEAlligator Contributing Writer The Florida Education Association is challenging the states most recent expansion of its K-12 tuition assistance program, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. a lawsuit last week alleging that the states program, which provides income-eligible students scholarships for private school tuition, is an unconstitutional attempt to divert funds from Floridas public schools. The program is funded through corporate donations, but donors are provided tax credits. These tax credits end up costing the state money in lost revenue, opponents argue. I think the major concern we have is that there are students throughout the state of Florida that need to have better attention paid to them, said Mark Pudlow, spokesman for the FEA. In 2006, the state Supreme Court deemed a similar program unconstitutional. The Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, however, was directly appropriated money by the state. Proponents of the current programs expansion hope that changes in how it is funded will allow it to be viewed as constitutional. Jason Nance, an assistant professor in the Levin College of Law, said proving the programs constitutionality One question Nance raised was whether the overall budget for public schools would decrease.FEA sues over private school tuition tax credits They just buy guest tickets for the games they want to go to.JT Realepublic relations senior FEA Vice President Joanne McCall Sen. Geraldine Thompson Bob Jones, public school principal and former president of the Florida Association of School Administrators Florida NAACP Florida School Boards Association Florida PTA*Some not includedPlaintiffs*: Defendants: Gov. Rick Scott members of the Florida Cabinet the state education commissioner the state departments of Revenue and Education


4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 ITS A PART OF ONGOING RENOVATIONS. GRIFFIN HORVATHAlligator Staff Writerghorvath@alligator.orgUF Health Shands Childrens Hospital revealed a new entrance along with the Sebastian Ferrero Atrium on Wednesday as part of its ongoing renovation projects. The atrium includes a dedication wall honoring its namesake, Sebastian Ferrero, a 3-year-old who passed away at Shands in 2007. The $11 million atrium and exterior were presented Wednesday in front of crowd of physicians, hospital staff and donors. Inspired to honor their sons memory, Sebastians parents launched the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, which advocates for advancements in pediatric care. David Guzick, president of UF Health, said the revealing is a culmination of a vision that started four to a dedicated childrens hospital. He said remaining projects include renovations of the neonatal intensive care unit and a pre-andpost operative area for pediatric surgical patients. Featured at the entrance of the childrens hospital is a sculpture, Tomorrow, created by artist Romero Britto and commissioned by the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation. Its a realization of a dream in memory of our son, but for the benlies for decades to come, Horst Ferrero, Sebastians father, said. Childrens Hospital unveils colorful entrancePrize winners announced in Marchof those colleges that applied, said Leigh Arsenault, Aspen College Excellence Program manager. I think year after year, Santa Fe has exceeded the national average in completion and transfer, Arsenault said. Arsenault said there is national consensus that community colleges serve an important function in higher education as they enroll the majority of freshmen and sophomores in the country. The prize is meant to recognize the work within the top colleges, spotlight the successes and encourage replication. We do ask that (the winners) share with us how the money is used, she said. We know that the colleges have been achieving exceptional results, and we allow them to use that to continue the work. In line with Aspens ideals is Santa Fes support of minority groups. A student coming from a non-majority ethnic group has a better chance of succeeding here than most colleges, Sasser said. Thats a priority to us to promote success for all students. Sasser said he is looking forward to Aspens campus visit to share the culture of Santa Fe before the winners are announced in March. SANTA FE, from page 1He spoke about Sotloffs death(airplanes), Conley said. Now, theyre focusing on the media and people in the press. Anderson said journalists dont have to make any mistakes to become hostages while abroad. Just being in a dangerous area is all it takes, he said, adding that the victims shouldnt be blamed. nance sophomore and cousin of Sotloff, found out about his death during her stress and anxiety management class. I just got an outpour of texts, she said. My stomach dropped, and I knew. Weiss said every day of his disappearance was a constant worry and what got her through was his love of life. I knew he wouldnt want us to constantly worry about him, she said. Weiss said Sotloff only wanted to report the truth. He was truly an adventure, she said. He wanted to be where the action was. He was very, very passionate. TERRY, from page 1


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5Wm. Jared Simmons / AlligatorStudents line up outside The Coop on West University Avenue on Wednesday afternoon for free chicken tenders and sweet tea. KISS 105.3 played music for those waiting. LOC AL IT PREPPED WITH A HALFTON OF CHICKEN. WM. JARED SIMMONSAlligator Contributing WriterA Midtown restaurant served more than 1,000 students free food Wednesday afternoon, including coolers of sweet tea and more than a half ton of chicken. From 4 to 7 p.m., a line wrapped around The Coop, located at 1620 W. University Ave. I originally only shared (the event) with my friends, and I only promoted it on Facebook twice, said manager Adrienne Harrow. It just kind of blew up from there. Harrow set up the Facebook event in coordination with KISS 105.3 and The Coops owners, Darren Kay, 27, and Steven Kay, 30. The radio station played music for the crowd waiting in the heat. The giveaway generated more than 23,000 page views on the companys Facebook page, Harrow said. One of those views was Samm Mattson, a 21-year-old UF tourism and hospitality management seI mean, its free food, so I made The restaurant held a similar event early this year, when they ran out of food, so they more than quadrupled the supplies they brought in for the day. The Coop also advertised its new late-night window, which will be open until 3 a.m. every Wednesday through Saturday. There to watch the brothers busy day was their mother, Sue Kay. I have the best two sons possible, she said. Mamas proud.The Coop gives away free chicken, tea with KISS 105.3 event MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staffmmihm@alligator.orgA Gainesville man was arrested shortly before midnight Tuesday and ence and leaving the scene of a crash that involved injuries. sponded to a hit-and-run at about 10:30 p.m. involving Dail Z. Mills, 25, who was driving a pickup truck close to Northeast Ninth Street. Police say Mills ran the eastbound stop sign and hit a Mercury, which was heading north on the same street at the time. Mills drove away from the scene, and a witness followed him to his residence, located at 3003 NE 11th Mills appeared impaired and perMills was taken to GPD and blew two breath samples, which read 0.158 and 0.146. The legal limit is 0.08. After the DUI investigation, Mills was transported to UF Health Shands Hospital for medical clearance. Gainesville Fire Rescue had to cut and remove the car doors to get the injured passenger, who was complaining of back and neck pain, out of the vehicle. There was an estimated $2,000 worth of damage. Mills paid a $20,000 bond and was released from Alachua County Jail Wednesday afternoon.Man charged with hit, run THE BURGLARY WAS ON AUG. 10. MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staffmmihm@alligator.orgA man is wanted for burglarizing a house while the victim was still inside on Aug. 10, according to the Gainesville Police, and detectives are looking for the suspect. Nathaniel Heath, whose last known address is 4129 Alpine Drive, forced his way into the back door of a house located on the 1000 block of Northwest Fourth Avenue. Police released his identity Wednesday. The victim was in her bedroom when police say Heath entered the house. Heath stole two purses and a HewlettPackard laptop from the victim as she ran across the street to a friends house, police said. The victim and her friend then saw Heath leaving her house through the front door. Heath got into a 2005 gray Volvo XC90 and drove north on Northwest 10th Street. The tag number on the Florida license plate is 324PDL. hicle, pulling into his last known address. stop, according to the release. The victims stolen items were recovered from the front seat of the vehicle. GPD Dispatch asks that anyone with information on Heath contact the department at 352-955-1818. Those with information can also send anonymous tips via text message to 274637 using the keyword GPDFL and their tip.Police ask for information on wanted burglary suspect TAYLOR RUSSELL Alligator Contributing WriterCollege students no longer have to worry about their younger siblings tagging along to Miamis Ultra Music Festival. Attendees now must be 18 or older to parheadbands and sweaty crowds. Bre Berry, a 20-year-old UF advertising senior and director of Swamp Records, said it was obvious for Ultra to ban minors. The culture of EDM is very adultthemed, so people under 18 should not be allowed into Ultra, she said. Im sure Ultra was under pressure from the City of Miami as well. The festival, scheduled for March 27 to 29 of next year, was heavily criticized after incidents, including a guard getting trampled and an attendee dying from an overdose. Chloe Ehrlich, a 20-year-old UF advertising junior, said the ban was smart for Ultra. When I went to Ultra, I noticed kids as young as 13 years old getting involved with drugs and scandalous behavior, she said. Its a good thing. Adolescents should not be exposed to this type of partying just yet. Tony Weinbender, creator of local music festival Fest, said he runs things a little differently than Ultras open venue. Fest, taking place from Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, will be using 12 venues in Gainesville where the age will depend on each venue. Minors: Ultra now 18 and up THE NONPROFIT IS NOW CLOSE TO SATCHELS PIZZA. MELISSA SMITHAlligator Contributing WriterThe Repurpose Project is moving two doors down from Satchels Pizza. for art, school and household supplies announced Tuesday night that it will set up shop in Mallards Upholstery, about 3 miles away from its original location. I was emailing Satchel three and a half years ago, and he had mentioned this place. That was before we even started The Repurpose Project, said co-founder Sarah Goff. So its kind of funny how things have worked out. Plans for the new, bigger building at 1920 NE 23rd Ave. include an in-house workshop and an entertainment venue, which will contain a permanent stage, a deck with seating, a bar area, ample parking and a children and family zone. Its a big undertaking, said co-founder Mike Myers. This is four times the size of where were in now. You couldnt ask for more. Kelsey Luksovsky, a 20-year-old UF public relations junior and Repurpose Project intern, said Satchels is a far-reaching It will be great to raise awareness about what we do, she said. The Repurpose Project needs community members to help with the move.To sign up to volunteer, go to Project movesMills I originally only shared (the event) with my friends, and I only promoted it on Facebook twice. It just kind of blew up from there.Adrienne Harrowmanager


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, 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.Corrupt behavior of Scotts allies speaks volumesTheres an old Japanese proverb that says, When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends. Applying this adage to Florida Gov. Rick Scott is somethese days. A June poll from Public Policy Polling found that Scotts approval rating was just 39 percent, making him one of the most unpopular governors in America. Unfortunately for Scott, a number of the friends he does have are turning out to be corrupt criminals. On Aug. 27, Scott Batterson, one of Scotts appointees to the states Expressway Authority, was convicted on charges of bribery and other corruption. Batterson faces up to 15 years in prison. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Batterson and his allies planned to take over the authority and use its $300 million in toll revenues to win contracts for friends and further their own careers. and illegal practices. Last year, Scotts current chief of staff, Adam Hollingsworth, admitted that he repeatedly lied on his 2011 membership application to Enterprise Florida, a publicprivate economic development agency. Hollingsworths predecessor, Steve MacNamara, resigned in 2012 following revelations of a scandal in which MacNamara helped secure lucrative no-bid contracts for his associates. In February, Manny Maroo, former mayor of Sweetwater and a close ally of Scott, began serving a prison sentence for his own corruption scandal. Its also worth remembering that Scott himself has a criminal past. Before his election to the Florida House of Representatives, Scott was the CEO of Columbia/HCA, a health care conglomerate. During Scotts time at Columbia/HCA, the company was involved in a $1.7 billion Medicare fraud settlement, the largest such settlement in Medicare history. In 2000, Scott gave a deposition in which he invoked the Fifth Amendment, which protects American citizens from selfincrimination in criminal investigations, a remarkable 75 times. Even if Scott wasnt directly responsible for his companys illegal activity and thats a generous assumption the corrupt behavior of his friends and associates is a clear demonstration of his own character. At this point, the best defense one could present for Scott is that he is an aloof and incompetent executive unaware of the rampant corruption taking place on his watch. Leaving aside Scotts numerous policy failures during his time as governor, his penchant for appointing and associating with corrupt individuals is a shameful mark on our state. no doubt that hes mastered the art. In November, Florida voters will get the chance to reject four more years of the corruption that Scott has allowed to run rampant in our state. The people of Florida deserve better than what Scott has to offer.Common Core opponents need a planI cant stand numbers, and for good reason. I am almost entirely right-brained, which means my mind sometimes works in mysterious and unconventional ways. Most people have a good balance between the analytical, logical left brain and the creative, conceptual right but I have much less of a distinction. My mind doesnt work like an organized, functioning ored yarn that somebody dragged through a conspicuously quaint coffee shop. In my senior year of high school, I dreaded taking the PSAT/NMSQT, ACT and SAT, along with the multitude of other barbaric acronyms students in this country are subjected to during their educational careers. I was expected to stuff my wad of yarn neatly into a box and ship it off to some spreadsheet wizard Ive never met, who would poke around in it for a while before turning it into a nice, neat number. It was horrifying. Im not alone in my frustration with the uncompromising rigidity of Americas standardized testing system. People all over the country have been expressing their discontent about these kinds of tests for years. Increasingly, parents of elementary, middle and high school students who are fed up with the kind of education their children are receiving have spoken out against these tests. Opponents of standardized testing are also frustrated by the implementation of Common Core, a government initiative that seeks to establish a national standard for public education. A single national rule looks like a good idea, but the program relies heavily on standardized testing. It seems the government has decided these tests are the lions of American students. Those pushing back against standardized testing received a bit of encouragement last week in a Lee County school district meeting, where the school board voted to abolish the Common Core standards in the district. A crowd of concerned citizens showed their solidarity with the anti-Common Core movement by dressing in red. For three hours, they spoke their minds. One woman said the district sent a proctor to watch her son take the FCAT at his home because he was terminally ill and couldnt take it at school. Cheers erupted when the board made its decision; the crowd booed down dissenting opinions from the superintendent, who said the decision would hurt the districts children. Attendees also booed another speaker, who agreed with the decision but also asked for some sort of standardized plan to be put in place. Unfortunately, the board met a few days later and reversed its decision, voting to opt back into the Common Core standards. The school board was likely responding to a warning from the superintendent that the district could lose $280 million in education funding if it didnt fall in line with the rest of the state. Common Core has evolved from an idea meant to streamline education into a potent piece of political ammunition, with enough supporters among the rich and powerful that millions of dollars can be tossed around to protect it. Although the program has a number of wealthy supporters, Common Core is losing support among the general public. As much as 60 percent of the American public disagrees with Common Core standards in some capacity. Common Core has one major advantage: It is an existing kids into numbers but its a plan nonetheless. Its not enough for anti-Common Core groups to feel good about themselves for opposing a broken system. If anything is to be learned from Lee County, its that criticism and vetoes arent going to cut it any longer. If Common Core opponents want to challenge the status quo, they must present a realistic alternative to modern Americas inadequate system of standardized testing. Alec Carver is a UF journalism sophomore. His columns appear on Thursdays. 36 TOTAL VOTES43% YES 57% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgWednesdays question: Do you think well get a hurricane this year? Todays question: Would you stand in line for free chicken and sweet tea? THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Kristan Wiggins EDITOR Bakr Saliq Colleen Wright MANAGING EDITORS Elliot Levy OPINIONS EDITOR Alec


theA v enue Are you an artist, writer or poet? Send some of your work to for the Sudent Spotlight edition. Photos, lyrics, poems and pieces less than 500 words are welcome!Keep up with us this semester on Twitter by following @TheAlligator. Maroon 5: V treads between soul and synth: See the full album review on pg 10.Need a good excuse to feel your nuts?Check out the cancer awareness campaign on pg 9. CHLOE FINCH Avenue Writer Do college-town shows tend to have a different atmosphere? That Rock And Roll Legends segment on Ski Mask was hilarious. Did you say Derek Waters produced that? Have you ever talked about getting involved with Drunk History? So Ski Mask is about to celebrate a birthday. Could you tell me more about the writing and recording process? You once said it was about being angry, but it doesnt sound vitriolic or full of rage. It seems that so many artists are driven to form their own labels to escape control from bigger labels. Was there anything speown label? So you dont ever envision yourself going back to a different label? Is there a new Islands album in the works? Everyones been talking about a Unicorns reunion lately. Do you py that people are so invested? What stage of development do you think youre at right now? Well, thats all I got for now. Is there anything else I should know? WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/AVENUECourtesy to the AlligatorIslands will appear at High Dive on Wednesday. Doors open at 8 p.m., the show begins at 9 p.m., and tickets are $12 in advance on either or from Hear Again Music and Movies or the High Talking with Islands: reunions, venues, history music JACKSON HARTAvenue Writer W A T CH LIVE:Sons of AnarchyTransparent The Walking Dead-Fall TV preview: what to watch live, what to wait and seeSEE TV P A GE 10


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 8, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 KERI & KELSI MATWICKAvenue WritersWithin the last 20 years, there has been an international boom in TV channels devoted exclusively to food and cooking, including Cuisine TV in France and the Food Network and Cooking Channel in the U.S. The cooking shows range from competitions, reality shows and travelogues to the most traditional form of basic how-to-cook shows. For many Americans, cooking and eating at home are becoming more unrealistic with long work hours and a fast-paced lifestyle. So, what is the draw? How is it that food TV, initially intended for housewives, now captures the attention of viewers across generations, socio-economic levels and gender? Maybe because cooking shows are entertaining. These hosts appear to be more intent on establishing a relationship with viewers than being instructional. Rarely do we get enough details to be able to cook the recipe ourselves just by watching the show. Even the cooking technique practiced by the show host suggests spontaneity few measure precise quantities, preferring a liberal hand in the addition of ingredients. For instance, Rachael Ray of Food Network is famous for her Rachael-isms, or distinctive expressions. She uses terminology such as two turns of the pan when adding EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) to the skillet, or she will eyeball it by measuring the ingredient in her palm. Indeed, the reason for giving recipes on cooking shows seems to be more about imparting ideas and giving inspiration than on demanding exact emulation. Sometimes, the show host gives a rundown of suggestions on how to expand the recipe, such as using extra roasted vegetables with linguine, stuff it in a sandwich, add to a salad, top with rice, etc. Shows can even be a form of advertising with hosts highlighting food-related products, cookbooks and kitchen equipment. Cooking shows not only provide culinary instruction and consumer tips, but also offer the vicarious pleasures of cooking, eating and simulated companionship with show hosts all reasons for the food-related networks irresistible draw for viewers.TV cooking shows: Do they or can they offer more than cooking tips? MICHELLE LCHAUAvenue WriterA UF psychology senior asks his roommate for his laptop and looks up a website. Sitting in the middle of his living room amid dirty dishes and Xbox controllers, he lets out a loud cackle. Roscoe Parsley, 21, looked up Check One Two, a campaign created by British brothers Simon and Andrew Salter to raise awareness about testicular cancer, one of the most preventable forms of the disease. The Salter brothers encourage men and sometimes women to post funny or creative pictures on Instagram using the hashtag #FEELINGNUTS to bring the cause to light. The campaign has even reached Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul, famous comedian Ricky Gervais and The Kooks, a British rock band. Parsley says he checks himself regularly and has never found an abnormality. He said he loves the campaign and ative way to catch social media savvies attention. I like it. I just think its a cool way to spread awareness, Parsley said. Much better than in a textbook. Check One Two also aims to educate men and women about the disease. The website,, offers a comical tutorial on how to quickly check for abnormalities in six steps. Dr. Paul Crispen, a urologic oncologist at UF Health Shands Hospital, said self-examination is harmless and relatively simple. Testicular cancer is a rare malignancy, affecting only about one to three per hundred thousand men in the U.S. It is, however, the most common malignancy of men between the ages of 20 and 40, he said. Thankfully, it is a very curable cancer. Nikolas Colley, a UF zoology junior, said although he had never heard of the campaign, he does check himself regularly. Colley, 19, found an abnormality during his senior year of high school. There was just, like, a very perfectly round kind of lump thing, he said. So once I felt that it was only on one side and not the other, I thought, Well, I need to go get this checked, he said. Colley consulted a doctor who conafter a testicular ultrasound. This nurse lady that I hadnt ever seen in my life, she was pouring like warm jelly down there and poking and prodding with this thing that usually is used on pregnant womens bellies, he said. I just found a kind of comedy in that.Need a good excuse to feel your nuts?Cancer awareness campaign DANIELA PRIZONT-CADO Avenue WriterBunches of illustrated chickens form the word YUM on a blood-red background. A familiar sans-serif font in trademarked yellow letters reads, theyre livin it just beneath. This allusion to McDonalds is just one of the posters in an exhibition that took place downtown on Friday, hosted by a group of community designers from a local graphic design and printing company. The group, neutral7, decided to tackle serious, worldwide issues by bringing awareness to the public through a series of 23 posters. The exhibition, called #visualizewhatmatters, took place at Jolie Events, 6 W. University Ave. It was followed by a silent auction, during which guests were able to bid on the posters. I dont think that anyone has done anything like this here in Gainesville, said Albey Coronel, the creative director of the company. Despite some challenges with time and resources, Coronel said he is pleased about the exhibitions outcome. He said 100 percent of proceeds topics on each poster. Rick Bales is one of the designers whose art was displayed at the exhibition. His pieces Desero, Yum and Unspoken Oppression vary in topics from religion, health and politics. done, he said. I was surprised. Ive never seen anything go up so quickly. after graduating from high school, designing on his own as a freelancer. Theres a lot of talent involved. Theres a lot that goes into a piece collaboration that made this possible, he said. Multimedia designer Scott Littler was one of the guests who attended the event after hearing about it through Facebook. Theyre pushing messages you dont normally see, he said. Littler said the one thing he likes about Gainesville is that its a college town, which allows local artists to Its been kind of an adventure, honestly, putting this show togetherI think its probably the best work weve ever done, Coronel said. For the next 20 days, neutral7 will release posters daily via social media. If you didnt get a chance to check out the show, be sure to follow its Facebook page at design posters about world issues, auction them off for charity cooking


10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 ry gang of walker-slayers. Bobs Burgers: (Oct. 5) One of my top Belcher family is extremely funny without ever being crass or mean. WAIT FOR STREAMING:Gotham (Sept. 22) Foxs origin story takes place in Gotham when Bruce Wayne is just a child. It also features Batman favorites: Catwoman and the Penguin. Scandal (Sept. 25) The outrageously popular ABC political drama ratchets up the craziness, tears and yelling each week. It is maybe the most guilty pleasure show coming back this fall. Red Band Society (Sept. 17) A medical drama that takes place from the point of view of a coma patient who can hear everything around him. Starring Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer, this has the potential to be overly hammy. How to Get Away with Murder (Sept. 25) Shonda Rhimes (Scandal, Greys Anatomy) latest follows a criminology teacher played by Oscar-nominee Viola Davis. Davis is vastly more talented than anyone Rhimes has worked with before, so Ill give this one a try. Hold off and stream others ALYSSA HOLCOMBAvenue WriterSince the release of their debut jazz-pop hybrid album Songs About Jane, Maroon 5 has been in a consistently funk infusions? Are they a synth-pop formula machine generating replicated sound after sound? The answer depends on who you talk to, but with their precarious balance between soul and synth. Adam Levines falsetto-driven verses and a densely backed chorus, while It Was Always You almost drops the beat with its electronic-backed second verse. Animals comes close to being a rhythm and blues track, with Levines vocals slinking back and forth between ranges easily, while Unkiss Me shows a slow grind of a verse building to a sighing chorus. Seventies funk rears its ugly head a bit in Sugar, which sounds part Bee Gees and part Bruno Mars. Feelings is almost there with its bouncing bass line, but it gets lost in its synthesized whoomp whoomp backing sound. The album features a steady staff of writers and producers, including Fun.s Nate Ruess co-penning the sweeping semi-ballad Leaving California and OneRepublics Ryan Tedder helping write and produce several tracks, including the more processed track New Love. Stadium-ready power ballad My Heart Is Open, featuring Gwen Stefani, is one of the few standout tracks. Stefanis surprisingly soulful tone a departure from both the harsher sounds of No Doubt and the higher pitched Hollaback Girl-era vibes blends well with Levines, making for a particularly lovely moment on the album. And no wonder this track is a standout its co-written by Sia, the songstress behind some of the most memorable Top 40 tracks of the past few years (see Chandelier, Rihannas Diamonds). The deluxe version of the album also includes the softer Lost Stars from the Begin Again soundtrack, in which Levine played a folky musician whose rising stardom leaves Keira Knightley in its wake, and a cover of Marcy Playgrounds Sex and Candy. The latter is a slow and sensual track akin to the early sounds of the band. Levines voice shines in this style of vocalization. Sure, he can hit that falsetto time after time, but his lower register rumbles just right on this. As a whole, the album is a mixture of genres and sounds as of late. together. There are some moments that stand out, but overall, the Maroon 5: V treads between soul, synth review TV, from page 7


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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Softball announces Fall scheduleThe UF softball team revealed its Fall exhibition schedule on Wednesday, which includes games against St. Leo, Santa Fe College and Jacksonville.Savannah Jordan and the UF soccer team are making the most of their depth. Read the story on Page 16. alligatorSports podcastFootball writers Jonathan Czupryn, Richard Johnson and Morgan Moriarty join host Josh Jurnovoy to talk about Week 2 of college football, Moes vs. Chipotle and more. Listen at or download it on iTunes.Kan Li / Alligator StaffJORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126Florida and Idaho will not face off again in Ben Hill Florida-Idaho game called no contest, teams will play in 2017 SEE FOOTBALL, P A GE 15 JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126 Muschamp responds to critics EDEN OTEROAlligator Staff Writer@edenotero_l -UF set for FSU road matchSEE VOLLEY, P A GE 15 SEE NOTEBOOK, P A GE 15Foley Wise


but the game only got as far as the opening kickoff. UF will pay Idaho its $975,000 guarantee for coming to Gainesville by Feb. 1, as outlined in their contract agreement. Fans who purchased tickets to the game will also be reimbursed at face value student tickets at $15 and regular game tickets at $25. Floridas new season opener will be Saturday against Eastern Michigan (1-0) at 4 p.m. in The last time Florida did not play its season opener on schedule was in 2004, when Hurricane Frances pushed the Week 1 game against Middle Tennessee back from Sept. 4, 2004 to Oct. 16. Floridas new season-opening opponent that year was also Eastern Michigan. I wish we could have played the game Saturday night, but I support the decision made by both athletic directors, coach Will Muschamp said in a release. As I said earlier this week, our focus is getting our players and team ready for Eastern Michigan and we are excited to get back out there in front of our passionate and loyal fans. Both Idaho and Florida had an open date on Oct. 25 the weekend before Floridas annual game against Georgia in Jacksonville. If they were to have played the game on that day, the Gators regular season would have ended with UF playing nine consecutive games. The seasons a brutal stretch, quarterback Jeff Driskel said. When you get to playing dont have as much time as you like to really rest your body. Footballs obviously a physical game, not as much for me as it is for some of the linemen or running backs or linebackers that are constantly hitting each other, but its big mentally and physically to take a little time off and get back to where you want to be. Redshirt junior Valdez Showers, who returned the opening kickoff 64 yards to the Idaho 14yard line, agreed. Its a long season and to be honest with you a lot of players take advantage of those bye weeks, trying to really get in the treatment room and get treated up during the off week, Showforward to those bye weeks. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 15Alligator File PhotoDante Fowler Jr. (6) rushes Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette during the Gators 34-17 loss Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffTaylor Unroe jumps to serve during Floridas 3-0 win against Geor Buck linebacker Fowler leaner after giving up on Big Macscertainly has learned from these situations and will move forward. Leon Orr progressing: Redshirt senior Leon Orr is ready to make his mark. After playing behind starters such as Sharrif Floyd, Dominique Easley and Damien Jacobs throughout his Florida career, Orr is ready to make an impact. Hes playing well, doing a good job, defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin said. I think he understands his role has changed a little bit now. Hes been behind some really good players throughout his time. Now its his turn to step up and take on more of those reps. Durkin also sees development in redshirt freshman Caleb Brantley. Calebs made great strides from throughout his time here from Durkin said. Hes gone leaps and bound. ... Weve had to work on his practice habits and things he does, but thats natural. Fowlers lovin it: Dante Fowler, Jr. made a New Years resolution to lose weight. One way hes accomplished that was giving up on eating one of his favorite foods the McDonalds Big Mac. Im like six months clean or something. But nah, I mean, I feel good, just being healthier and just staying in shape, Fowler said. Im feeling more better, my body is more leaner, I dont have a lot of fat on me. So Im able to just run around and just play football. had not eaten a Big Mac in eight months. Injury Report: Redshirt sophomore Jeremi Powell had his knee scoped and will be out for a few weeks, Muschamp said on the teleconference. Marcus Maye (hamstring) is doubtful for Saturdays game against Eastern Michigan. NOTEBOOK,from page 14 FOOTBALL, from page 14Fans who purchased tickets will be reimbursedUnroe preparing for tough road testfense is one of the biggest issues Florida is working to combat, the Gators still have to consider the impact that FSU junior outside hitter Nicole Walch will have in the match. Florida State is coming off of a big win at then-No. 7 Nebraska that saw Walch put up a double-double with 18 kills and 15 digs. set FSU win with 22 kills, 15 digs and three service aces. With Walch and four transfers that Florida has seen little from, the Gators slow down the Seminoles offense and stop Walch from putting up big numbers. This will be the ultimate test that weve had so far, playing on the road at Florida State theyll have a huge crowd and theyll come out and give us their best, Unroe said. So I think were just preparing as best we can on our side to try to combat what they do on Thursday. VOLLEY, from page 14 Now its his turn to step up and take on more of those reps.D.J. Durkin UF defensive coordinator This will be the ultimate test that weve had so far, playing on the road at Florida State.Taylor UnroeUF libero/defensive specialist


16, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffSavannah Jordan dribbles the ball during Floridas 3-0 win against Miami on Aug. 22 at James G. Pressly Stadium. SOCCER ALEX MAMINAKISAlligator Writer@alexmaminakisFor many teams, when the starting players begin to get tired or are not having their best game, coaches struggle with substituting and putting in a player off the bench. So far this season, Florida has had no such problem. Sundays victory against Oklahoma State is a perfect example of this. It was a very hot game in Stillwater, Okla., so coach Becky Burleigh utilized the depth of her roster to its full extent. I think depth is a strength of this team and this year weve been really committed to using it, Burleigh said. I think its paying off. It certainly paid off last weekend, when players coming off the goals in its two road games. One of those players was sophomore Brooke Sharp, who recorded an assist and a goal within about three minutes of each other against Oklahoma State. Thats whats special about us, Sharp said. No matter who comes off the bench, our coaches trust us that we can go in and make big plays and do something big for us. They (Oklahoma State) were just really tired. So it wasnt hard to move the ball around and go in with a 100-percent effort. That is where having such a deep roster helps teams like Florida, especially playing in the August and September heat. The Gators tire their opponents out and take advantage of their fresh players off the bench. Not a lot of teams have that luxury. Sophomore Savannah Jordan is a regular starter at forward for the Gators, but she understands the importance of the players who come in later in the game and play a big role for the team. We have great depth this year, Jordan said. I think a lot of players this year are really stepeven coming off the bench and being big players for us, so I think that can continue to go throughout the season. Throughout the season, Jordan has shown strong offensive play. Four games into her sophomore season, the Fayetteville, Ga., native has tallied 25 goals in just two seasons for the Gators and has received accolades like Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, National Rookie of the Year and an All-American second team selection. She has scored in three of Floricredits her teammates for making the big plays around her. A lot of that is my teammates, they set me up for all those goals, Jordan said. I think all three (goals) actually came off of crosses or balls in from my teammates so I think Im just getting in good positions and my teammates are doing a fantasDepth provides Florida with opportunities to tire out opponents