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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 Hold the meat: Tofu now at Chipotle:Its the same price as chicken in burritos, bowls, pg 8. Wal-Mart ditches BOGO price-matching for store credit:The price difference will go onto the savings app, pg 8. Florida receivers struggling to catch passes this seasonUF had 15 drops heading into LSU game, pg. 13. 81 /55 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13Kayla Lewis will continue to lead the UF womens basketball team in team. Read the story on page 14. VOLUME 109 ISSUE 37 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014Christina Callicott / AlligatorCharged UpBill McGinn, assistant director of UF Business Affairs and Joe and Joey Kobus of EnerFusion install a new solar-powered workstation outside the Hub on Tuesday. The station was funded by the UF Student Government. A similar work space can be found at Rawlings Plaza. PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH ALYSSA FISHERAlligator Staff WriterAfter months of presidential search updates, the wait is over: UF will learn the name of The Gator Nations next leader. The Board of Trustees will select the new president today from the two remaining candidates. Kent Fuchs and David interview round with the Presidential Search Committee on Tuesday morning, where they were asked 13 questions on topics such as goals, strategies and leadership. Each candidate also attended a faculty and campus/community assembly Tuesday evening in Emerson Alumni Hall. They answered predetermined questions based on responses from the greater UF community during the 2012 presidential search. Questions touched upon student engagement, being a top research institution, community and economic development, sustainability, diversity, athletics and being a part of The Gator Nation. McLaughlin, New York University Provost for the last 13 years, spoke to about 40 members of the campus and community at 5 p.m. He said he is interested in the presidential position because he believes in the American research university system. In studying the University of Florida, I became aware that the University of Florida itself has done an exceptional job over the last decade decade and a half in positioning itself to the very top of the American public research universities, he said. On potentially becoming a Gator, McLaughlin said, I will be, at best, an honorary Gator. Its going to take time to move from that honorary membership into a Search committee to pick 12th UF president todayFuchs MacLagulin SEE PREZ, PAGE 4 ACTIVITIES WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE OAK GROVE FROM 10 A.M. TO 1 P.M. HUNTER WILLIAMSONAlligator Contributing WriterA student with a learning disability walked I dont belong here, she told Lindsey, a counseling specialist at Santa Fe College. I cant get this math. Its just not for me. But with the help, support and comfort from Lindsey, family and friends, the student went on to graduate from Santa Fe and attend the University of South Florida. She wanted to give up, but Lindsey said she took on the challenge. And regardless of that disability...she fought through it and believed enough to stay here, she said. Many disabled college students face similar issues and feelings, Lindsey said, who has been working as a counselor at Santa Fe for several years. Today marks Disabilities Awareness Day at Santa Fe College, and both its Disabilities aiming to raise awareness by hosting activities in the Oak Grove from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Santa Fe College celebrates Disabilities Awareness Day MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staff WriterThe Alachua County Jail department received the highest level of accreditation possible for a state criminal agency this week the Excelsior Recognition. The department was initially accredited in 1999, and this weeks achievement marks the County Department of the Jail has received this level of recognition from the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission Inc. more than 870 employees who serve more than 200,000 citizens. In order for a state criminal agency to be accredited, it must standards developed by the commission. Accreditation is used to maintain the highest standards of professionalism, according to a release. The accreditation program gives an agency the opportunity to compare its facilitys operations to statewide ciencies. The purpose of the accreditation commission is to improve the overall quality of correctional programs and services, the release said. According to the release, all departments within an agency are examined using the commissions standards: admission, tion, food service, personnel istraining and medical.ASO jail receives highest accreditationSEE DISABILITY, PAGE 4It has Excelsior Recognition


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 0889-24232, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014The Alligator The Alligator TODAYFORECASTSUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY SUNNY 84/55 SUNNY 82/61 SUNNY 81/54 SUNNY 79/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/55 The Alligator The Alligator VOLUME 109 ISSUE 37 and facilitates the link between artistic and scientific perceptions of reality. The contest is open to UF students, staff and faculty who have created 2-D images as part of their research or incorporate scientific tools or concepts. Entries must be submitted by Dec. 20. For more information, elegance-science/ or email Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived exhibit The largest shark ever known has returned to Gainesville. Visit the Florida Museum of Natural Historys featured exhibit about megalodon, a dominant marine predator that once cruised the worlds oceans. The object-rich exhibit features fossil specimens from several collections and life-sized scale models of other fossils and modern sharks. Tooth-shaped display units include actual megalodon fossils, and the exhibit is rich in hands-on, family-friendly activities. It is on display through Jan. 4. UF students with a valid Gator 1 Card receive free admission. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to 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. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.WHATS HAPPENING?Society of Women Engineers Fall 2014 Speaker Series Lisa Malone, the director of public affairs at NASAs John F. Kennedy Space Center, will speak today at 4:30 p.m. in Rinker Hall, Room 220. On Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. in Marston Science Library, Room L136, hear from professional career coach Sandra Abdalian as she talks about how engineers can create a career and life they love. Email Erin Winick at with any questions. Amnesty International general body meeting Join us for UF Amnesty Internationals third general body meeting of the Fall semester. It will be held today at 6:30 p.m. in Turlington Hall, Room 2350. Food will be served. We will discuss our campaigns for workers rights. One speaker will talk about Alta Gracia Apparel and petitioning for the UF Bookstore to get its apparel from companies that treat its workers fairly. Additionally, we are collaborating with UFs CHISPAS, a group that is putting pressure on Publix to sign an agreement guaranteeing fair working conditions for tomato farmers in Florida. Small Group Training Open House Small group training offers the opportunity to explore fitness in a different way by merging group fitness classes with personal training. Small group training classes focus on a specialized format, individual progression and skill development at an affordable price. Stop by the Small Group Training Open House at the Southwest Recreation Center for a free opportunity to check out the classes RecSports has to offer. Open House sessions are today and Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit small-group-training. Humanists on Campus meeting Join UFs only humanist organization for a spirited discussion on such themes as religion, science, ethics and politics today at 7:20 p.m. in Little Hall, Room 237. For more information, join our Facebook group: UF HoC: Humanists on Campus. Change the world with Florida Alternative Breaks Join Florida Alternative Breaks for an information session Thursday at 5 p.m. in Carson 118 in the Marston Science Library. Learn specific details about trips, participant requirements and signing up. FAB offers unique experiences for students at UF to get involved with the global community. Students can travel to a location in Florida, the Southeast or select international locations. Official trip sign-up is Oct. 30 in the Reitz Union Breezeway from 6 to 8 p.m. A night of improv Do you want to start your Homecoming weekend off with a bang? Gator Wesley Foundation, 1380 W. University Ave., will be hosting Theatre Strike Force, UFs premier improv and sketch comedy troupe, Thursday at 7 p.m. Parking is provided. LGBT speaker coming to Gainesville Join us Tuesday at 6 p.m. as Elizabethe Payne, the founder and director of The Queering Education Research Institute (QuERI) currently located at Hunter College in New York City, hosts a discussion about the importance of restructuring school culture in order to address the issue of LGBT bullying. The event will be held at Cymplify Central, 5402 NW Eighth Ave. It is sponsored by UF LGBT Affairs and Gainesville Equality Youth. Big Pink Volleyball registration closes Oct. 23 Big Pink Volleyball is happening Oct. 28 at Southwest Recreation Center. Unlike regular volleyball, Big Pink Volleyball is played with a hot pink Kin-Ball, a 4-foottall, 2-pound sport ball. Registration closes Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. on rsconnect.recsports. Your team must have a minimum of four players to participate. Additional players may be on your team, but no more than six can play at a time. Participants are asked to donate $5, with all proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Research Fund at UF Health. For more information, visit Servant Leadership Institute The Servant Leadership Institute is a day-long experience, sponsored by the UF Center for Leadership and Service, for student groups that are interested in increasing the breadth and depth of their impact on campus and in the greater Gainesville community. The institute will take place on Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Applications are due Nov. 3. You and two other members of your organization are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply to be a participant, please visit: UFServantLeader. Elegance of Science Contest art competition The Marston Science Library and Florida Museum of Natural History have resurrected the Elegance of Science Contest art competition, which emphasizes Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online




The event is part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month a nationwide campaign to address disability employment issues and recognize the contributions of Americas disabled workers, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Todays event is open to all members of the community and will focus on hidden disabilities, Lindsey said. There will be hands-on activities to highlight the tools students with disabilities use to succeed, she said. Earlier this year, UF broke ground on its 25th residence hall. Cypress Hall is being built with disabled students in mind and will feature 255 bed spaces, 35 of which will include lift systems to transport those with higher levels of disability. Andy Alvarez, a Santa Fe zoology senior, said his sister had a brain tumor during his childhood, causing her to lose half of her body movement and requiring someone to monitor and assist her with day-to-day tasks such as walking. People need to be more aware of whats happening around them because most people dont see the disabilities that some people have because some disabilities ... cant (be) seen with the naked eye, Alvarez said. People need to be educated. 4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014Ana Rojo / AlligatorHuman Bowling ARIANA FIGUEROAAlligator Staff WriterEmily Johns cant wait to see how UF is gocase on Flavet Field on Friday. The 20-year-old marches in the Homecoming Parade every year with her ROTC group and then goes to the concert at night. Performers for this years Growl show include Ludacris, Foster the People and former SNL cast member Brooks Wheelan. Im pretty much just going for Ludacris, the UF animal science sophomore said. Its a cheap concert. Student Government Productions is paying Ludacris $90,000 to perform and $120,000 for Foster the People, said Jonathan Schonfeld, SGP co-chairman. In 2011, the Goo Goo Dolls received $110,000 while the Steve Miller Band was paid $160,000 in 2008. I think its going to be way better of a turnout than last year, and the shows are designed for the students, he said. Haley Doyle, Growl associate producer of communications, said ticket sales are looking well and are higher this year than last year. Flavet Field holds 17,000 seats, and bleacher tickets have already sold out. Gator Growl past 82 years. Right now, were preparing for a sellout, Doyle said. The Homecoming weekend will kick off with a 2-mile fun run called the SunTrust Gator Gallop, which is open to everyone. The race starts at 11:30 a.m. and begins at the Percy Beard Track. The Homecoming Parade will follow at noon. About 400 people have signed up for the race, said Faith Strasser, Gator Gallop director. It should be really fun, and itll be a good atmosphere because its the kick off before the parade, Strasser said.Revamped Gator Growl approaches; performers paid $210K THE ASSOCIATED PRESSORLANDO Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum majors death said Tuesday the states anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus can be considered a contest, not hazing. Fifteen former band members were charged with manslaughter and hazing in the November 2011 death of Robert Champion, of Decatur, Georgia. All but the four remaining defendants cases have settled. Champion died after running through a gauntlet of band members who hit him with he walked through the bus. However brutal you (may) think it may be, crossing Bus C was competitive, said Richard Escobar, a defense attorney for former FAMU band member Dante Martin. You have an individual who was crossing, along with three or four of his buddies, trying to get him from the front of the bus to the back tion, thats competitive. Defense attorneys said a sentence in the anti-hazing law makes it impossible to determine what conduct is prohibited. It reads: Hazing does not include customary athletic events or other similar contests or competitions or any activity or conduct that furthers a legal and legitimate objective. When you read it, do you know what is illegal, what you can do and cant do? Escobar said. Champion vomited and complained of trouble breathing. He soon fell unconscious and couldnt be revived. Defense attorneys plan to use testimony from two linguistic experts and may introduce the audio recordings of the legislative process that created the law. Circuit Judge Rene Roche set a hearing for next week. She already has denied a previous motion asking that the law be ruled unconstitutional, but she allowed defense attorneys to set to start Oct. 27. Defense attorneys also have asked the judge to keep the word hazing from being used at the trial and to exclude any reference to Champion being gay. Champions parents have said they dont think his sexual orientation had anything to do with the hazing, but the defendants attorneys say any testimony about it could prejudice jurors against their clients.Defense argues FAMU hazing death could be considered contestThe events focus is hidden disabilities DIS ABILITY, from page 1Fuchs is Cornells provost; McLaughlin is NYUs provostreal membership. That time will happen as I become more and more at one with the University of Florida and its programs and its culture. Fuchs, who spent the past six years as the Cornell University provost, spoke to the same group at 7:30 p.m. He said the president has the unique responsibility of setting the tone of the university, which is done through visibility and accessibility. It would a real honor and privilege to be a member and a No. 1 fan of The Gator Nation, Fuchs said. The Gator Nation is quite special. Graduate Assistants United took up about one-third of the audience. Representatives said they were not as happy with the process of asking set questions, as they came to the assemblies looking to ask their own. We want to work together with (the president) to make UF a top 10 university and improve working conditions for graduate students, said Kevin Funk, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science. Also in the audience was Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy, who said he hopes to maintain a strong relationship with UF President Bernie Machens predecessor. The university is really the center of gravity in our community, Braddy said. PREZ, from page 1 Past Gator Growl Performers 2010 Aziz Ansari, Kevin Hart and Dan Levy 2011 Joel McHale, Goo Goo Dolls 2012 Tracy Morgan, Josh Turner and Dara Torres 2013 The Fray and Sister Hazel ST A TE


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Ashley Miller-Shaked / Alligator Student Senate President Joseph Michaels, far right, and Senate President Pro Tempore Davis Bean, to his left, arrange preparations for orientation as new and existing Senate members engage in initial activities. STUDENT GOVERNMENT ARIANA FIGUEROAAlligator Staff WriterAfter senators trickled in from the interviewing sessions for the next UF president, the Student Senate unanimously passed four bills allocating funds to student organizations. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) received $301 to discuss and spread awareness of marijuana prohibition. The Mayors Council was granted a $1,000 budget to host a family-friendly concert for UF students. The last two bills approved funding for religious organizations. Alpha Omega was granted $1,002.25 to hold events for the holiday, and BAPS Campus Fellowship received $900 to celebrate Hindu New Year. Following the bills, Student Body President Cory Yeffet introduced SGTV, a weekly YouTube channel dedicated to reaching out to students to inform them about meetings and issues discussed in Student Government. We can only put so much in a new, innovative way to inform students on SG, Yeffet said. The meeting then moved on to an orientation session for the newly appointed senators. Informations and Communications chairwoman Katie Burns went over the structure of SG with the new senators. I think its important that the recent senators receive the information in a clear and concise manner, Burns said. Senate unanimously passes four funding bills


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. 67 TOTAL VOTES51% YES 49% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgTuesdays question: Are you following the search for the next UF president? Todays question: Have you or will you try the tofu at Chipotle? Last week, The New York Times released a damning report on an institutional failure by Florida State Univerreport looks at various offenses allegedly committed by FSU football players, and the actions and more often than not, The allegations include from sexual assault, theft, abuse and The lack of charges or prosecutions for any of these ofment owe the FSU community, the city of Tallahassee, the A rash of news coverage of sexual assaults on college campuses headlined by the allegations against FSU star quarterback Jameis Winston highlights the need for additional safety measures to protect college students, especially Based on the New York Times report, it appears that the instead, did whatever they could to make sure FSU football is unconscionable that for more than two years, criminal acts At this point, the Jameis Winston situation does not bear the sexual assault accusations, the stolen crabs legs and BB gun shootouts, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner is the standard bearer among college athletes who face little to no punishment for their actions, but Winston is not the only ofAmong other unacceptable acts allegedly committed by FSU football players include the theft of an FSU students ny grand theft auto charge, Wilson spent 30 days on a Leon Multiple football players parthroughout Tallahassee that did and cars, as well as frayed the nerves of residents throughout helicopter from the Leon County to locate suspects in what they When FSU players were caught shooting BB guns out of their car along West Tennessee Street not far from campus with BBs allegedly striking people walking no charges nearly two years including the aforementioned shootout at an apartment complex and the shootout on campus that How can FSU coach Jimbo Fisher tolerate this unacceptable behavior? How have the residents of Tallahassee not revolted against institutions that largely ignore dangerous acts and wild behavior that put innocent bystanders at risk? Winning football games should not come before the safety Our college campuses and the surrounding community need to be safe places, and those given the opportunity to safety of all FSU students should not be compromised for the We may all worship at the altar of college football, but has happened in Tallahassee should be a wake-up call to uniJoel Mendelson is a UF graduate student in political campaigning. His columns appear on Wednesdays.Fox News gets it wrong, discourages youth voting Last week, on Fox News Outnumbered, hosts Harris Faulkner and Lisa Kennedy Montgomery had a converand Montgomery expressed concern that young people are uneducated about political issues and, therefore, would cause Do we want them (young people) to vote if they dont know Do you really want to motivate them to vote and be ignoFaulkner and Montgomery were likely less concerned with young peoples level of knowledge and more worried about According to a Pew study, American Millennials those between the ages of 18 and 34 overwhelmingly support Demotion, are actually the people most likely to be misinformed about that Fox News is the most trustworthy and reliable news outlet, According to Nielsen data, the average Fox News viewer is voters, perhaps they should direct their focus away from college The efforts of Fox News to discourage young people from voting go hand in hand with laws passed by Republican governors Suppression of the youth vote has taken place right here at Historically, large young voter turnout helped elect President This November, dont let the demeaning statements from people like Faulkner and Montgomery discourage you from WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Kristan Wiggins EDITOR Bakr Saliq Colleen Wright MANAGING EDITORS Elliot Levy OPINIONS EDITOR Joel


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 Brittany Maynard will die on Nov. 1. The Oregon resident will take a doctor-prescribed pill to end her life. Maynard, diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, advocates implementing and expanding death with dignity laws in other states, and her efforts have brought the issue of euthanasia to the forefront of the publics mind. Most people express clear, unambiguous opinions about this controversial issue. They either staunchly support euthanasia as a right to exercise liberty or wholeheartedly disagree with it and defend the sacredness of human life, even in suffering. My opinion is that I want to extend compassion, but I also want to value life. This opinion falls somewhere in the middle, in a gray area in between the black and white. I am not the only one stuck in this gray area, and this unsure, but deeply concerned opinion deserves to be heard. The public should also truly investigate and consider both sides of the argument before making a decision. The topic of euthanasia is surrounded by strong moral and ethical principles on both sides. The issue demands gentleness and compassion, regardless of what stance you take. heard about the publicity Maynard received, I wrote her off as an activist who wanted everyone to understand she had the right to die. However, further research proved me wrong, as well as proved that my initial thoughts were insensitive, illinformed and incorrect. In Maynards YouTube video, which currently has more than 7 million views, she and her family discuss her choice. Maynard didnt decide hastily. She doesnt have a desire to commit suicide. She wants to live, but there is no cure for her disease. Her condition is deteriorating, and she doesnt want to continue suffering when there appears to be no hope for recovery. Maynard, who moved to Oregon so she could qualify for euthanasia, simply wants to tell her story so that other people can have the choice she did. A response to Maynards story has also received media attention. Kara Tippetts, 38, also has terminal cancer. She is a wife, mother and devout Christian. After hearing Maynards story, she reached out to Maynard in a letter published on The letter is touching and pleads with Maynard not to end her life. Tippetts extends her greatest sympathy for Maynards situation but gently and gracefully begs Maynard to reconsider because she believes it should not be our decision to end our lives. Tippetts encourages Maynard to live until her last breath, to not hasten the end of her life because it is choosing life and not choosing death that is truly the courageous story. My personal values and morals want to pletely agree when considering Maynards grim situation. Tippetts writes about the Hippocratic Oath which states, First, do no harm. She explains doctors who prescribe pills for death are doing their patients harm. However, the other equally thought-provoking side of this argument is that doctors hurt their patients by not prescribing the pill. Discussion of the Hippocratic Oath leads to a conversation about the pros and cons of euthanasia. These arguments mostly deal with whether choosing death is a constitutional right and if allowing the practice leads to a slippery slope of euthanasia for the elderly or those with mental and psychological problems. There are no clear answers to these quesone side. For now, both the stories of Brittany Maynard and Kara Tippetts shape my uncertain stance on euthanasia and my plea to carefully consider both sides due to the heaviness of this issue. By all means, pick a side and stick with it, but do this carefully and with discretion. Make sure you know why you chose your given side. If your research happens to land you somewhere in the middle, thats all right. Most importantly, be sure to maintain respect and understanding for those who disagree with you. Both sides of this issue are ultimately concerned about the dignity and quality of human life. Lindsay Alexander is a UF journalism sophomore. Her column appears on Wednesdays.Choice between life and death requires careful considerationColumn October is here, and you know what that means. No, were not talking about candy corn, haunted houses or ancient announce our new pumpkin spice condoms. Thats right. You heard correctly. For a limited time only, were mass-producing orange glow-in-the-dark pumpkin spice latex condoms. So before you turn off the Disney Channels 31-day-long marathon screening of Hocus Pocus and run to the nearest gas station, let us tell you more about our innovative new product. it over your head to blow it up like a balloon using your nose, it smells a lot better when it pops. We believe that the condom will make a great accessory to any Halloween costume. Your Lightsaber doesnt match your Jedi costume? Put a condom on it. Your Bugs Bunny costume didnt come with a carrot? Stick a twig in the condom. Your costume requires an orangutan sidekick? Put your little brother in it. If you dont believe us about the quality and versatility of pumpBasicGurl69 wrote that the condoms taste like real pumpkin On a scale of one to even, I literally cant, wrote CaliiiBetch93. I put these things on friggin everything I friggin eat. I put them on my salads, on my salads and on my salads. I cant wait to hand them out when kids come trick-or-treating in my neighborhood, wrote JakesGrandma1. They look delicious, but they should put a choking hazard on them or something. At our promotional events all over the U.S., we had great reviews by people from all walks of life. Sexy cat, sexy policewoman, sexy angel, sexy devil and sexy nudist colony member all gave the condom a high rating on a scale from absolutely not to hyperWe are eager to serve our customers in any way. Were lookcondoms, and come February, we will unveil condoms that taste grade teacher used to hand out. pit starts to fade away, and you take your lover into the tent for some post-Samhain celebratory sex. Zachary Lee is a satirist and UF philosophy sophomore.Try a pumpkin spice condom todayGuest columnZachary LeeSpeaking Out Lindsay


LAUREN BOBEKAlligator Contributing WriterChipotle is now offering a veganand vegetarian-friendly alternative for customers. The fast-casual Mexican chain introduced tofu to its menu this week both Gainesville locations started serving it Monday. Tofu is currently available in a limited number of restaurants, but the chain plans to bring the item to of the year. The alternative will not only cater to vegans and vegetarians but also to people who are just looking for a meatless meal. Now customers will be able to make use of the design-your-own burrito, taco and bowl system with the option of tofu, which Chipotle is calling sofritas. Matthew Bajus, store manager of Chipotle on Archer Road, said the restaurant wanted to expand its menu to cater to all customers. We care about the environment and wanted to extend that option towards people who dont eat meat, Bajus said. The sofritas are made with organwith chipotle chilies and spices. The spicy tofu is designed to satisfy a taste for both vegans and carnivores. The price for the tofu option is in a burrito, taco or bowl and less es for steak, carnitas and barbacoa. Adding Chipotles handmade guacamole on the side is always an adDespite the corporate company announcing in spring that it was Chipotle has not lost the loyalty of its customers because it continues to emphasize its quality ingredients. Paige Gross, a regular at Chipotle, is also a vegetarian and says she has had her order down for years. I love my bowls without meat, of other toppings that make it just as JULIA MCBEEAlligator Contributing Writer ters degree program in arts in medicine. The two-year program to be created in the nation. The demand for art programs in health care environments has been on the rise. Art programs are used in numerous ways to transform the hospital experience for patients, visitors, caregivers and staff, said Leah Craig, a public relations and marketing manager for the College of the Arts. Art experiences range from painting to creative writing to dance. students will be enrolled in one class at a time. because any student can participate from around the world. grams clinical work, the centers mission is to facilitate medical research, education and training with arts, expand students career opportunities help patients heal through creative outlets. Courses include graduate practicum, foundation of the arts in medicine and various quired to devote 16 hours a week to each eight-week, threecredit hour course. Nine students are already Dylan Klempner, the graduate programs adviser, said the art and medicine program students help humanize the hospital experience for patients. We have administrators, people who have done public health work, Klempner said. We have one person who works as a curator for the university art collection, so it kind of puts us in a unique place. Klempner also expects an dents, and the new class will be small, but its growing pretty quickly, he said. mer admission deadline will be Its important for physicians to not strictly be science and math oriented, but rather, also have an appreciation and understanding of the arts and sophomore. The combination of communication allows me to think critically and creatively about health and medicine. 8, ALLIGATOR Gabriella Nicholas / Alligator StaffChipotle recently added tofu to its menu for vegan and vegetarian customers. The price for the tofu op tion is $6.50, the same as ordering chicken in a burrito, taco or bowl. Hold the meat: Tofu now at ChipotleCAMPUS THE ASSOCIATED PRESSers voted Monday in favor of recognizing Palestine, a symbolic move intended to increase pressure for a two-state solution to Legislators in the House of port a motion calling on the British government to recognize the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel. Prime Minister David Cameron and other government leaders abstained, and more than half mons members did not participate in the vote. But the motion had support from both government and opposition lawmakers, who said it could help kick-start the peace process following a summer war in Gaza that claimed the lives of more Israelis, most of them soldiers. Labour Party legislator Grahame Morris said recognizing a Palestinian state could help break the impasse in peace negotiations before it was too late. of a two-state solution the only viable solution will have disappeared altogether. The government said the vote would not change Britains ofEast Minister Tobias Ellwood Palestinian statehood when it would help bring about peace.UK Parliament passes legislation to recognize Palestinian state Registration opens for online arts in medicine programCalls for two-state solutionCameron THE PRICE DIFFERENCE CAN BE RACKED UP AS STORE CREDIT. CHABELI HERRERAAlligator Staff Writercherrera@alligator.orgWal-Mart ended its buy-one-get-onefree price-matching policy this month in exchange for a new smartphone application The discount retailer started price-matching coupons from its competitors, including tomers could bring in competitor coupons and ask Wal-Mart to match the same products price. Instead, those savings will now go Marts website. The app, which launched in August, allows customers to enter their receipt numbers and search for the lowest price among nearby competitor stores. The price difference is then racked up in customers accounts and can be used toward future purchases online or in the store. shop here and scan a receipt, said Tammy Pringle, customer service manager of the Pringle said the stores statewide are participating in the change, including GainesIt marks a switch in the way savings are garnered, she said, but does not take those savings away. Pringle said. They do not like having their savings sent to them after paying full price. nior, said he thinks the price-matching policy was a way for the store to keep customers from leaving and shopping at other places. I honestly think they should have kept Wal-Mart ditches BOGO price-matching policy for savings app I honestly think they should have kept it.Darian ONealUF interior design junior


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9Megan Reeves / Alligator Staff JamminJosh Altfater, a 27-year-old guitarist in the band Shrub, does a sound check for a private show at The JAM on Tuesday night. The band is on tour from Columbus, Ohio. LOCAL TENLEY ROSSAlligator Contributing Writer As the upcoming midterm elections approach, the White House is encouraging college students to vote, and the local community is trying to do the same. President Barack Obama and his team began their effort last Thursday by visiting Cross Campus in Los Angeles, a business venue that mentors young professionals and entrepreneurs in their own businesses. The Obama administration hopes that policies like student loan assistance, education spending, the new health care law and job-training programs will appeal to the millennial generation. Stephen Craig, a UF professor and expert in voting and elections, said just because the White House is trying to get young voters to midterm elections, doesnt mean it will actually work. Young people are less engaged in politics and, therefore, less likely to participate in elections, he said. The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections websites election results contion, 804 out of 4,709 registered to vote at the Reitz Union actually voted. Pam Carpenter, supervisor of elecliever in the power of voting. She said she hopes when students realize they still have power to vote, they will take more initiative at the polls. The people can still make any decision, Carpenter said. On Sept. 25, the Supervisor of Elecister voters but only had four registration applications turned in. Is it important to allow medical marijuana or no? Is it important to conserve land? she said. Whatever we vote on, we live with. Chris Cassada, a UF geology major, is part of Students for Sensible Drug Policy and tables on the Plaza of the Americas in support of medical marijuana. He said the issue resonates with the millennial generation because the marijuana taboo isnt as apparent. I wish more young people would vote, especially considering the policies that are going to be put into place that ty, Cassada, 23, said. Its our future. He registered students to vote until Oct. 6 and is now passing out absentee ballots. Students can vote on campus at the Reitz Union, the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and the Samuel P. Harn White House encourages students to vote, Gainesville prepares for elections VIRTUAL REALITY HEADPIECE TAKES YOU THROUGH THE LIFE OF A CHICKEN. ALEXANDRA FERNANDEZAlligator Contributing WriterStudents will have to wait until next semester to experience life as a chicken. Peta2s virtual reality experience, I, Chicken, was set up on the Plaza of the Americas on Tuesday but was quickly I, Chicken uses virtual reality technology to give people a glimpse into the life of a chicken about to be slaughtered. Through a virtual reality headpiece, participants are transformed into chickens walking around in a pasture. They can even make a chicken friend to follow around, said Peta2 crew member Grace Woodward. After a few minutes, a crew member grabs the students arm and the audio of a farmer picking up chickens for slaughter plays. The participants are then put in a virtual truck and sent to the slaughterhouse. Its made kids be able to empathize with these animals more than they would have if they never thought about their position before, Woodward said. Although the display was unable to work outside Tuesday, Woodward said they would return next semester so UF students can experience the simulation. Hannah Stone, a UF biology sophomore, said she probably wouldnt try the simulation. I just think it sounds really weird, Stone, 19, said. She said it might be too gruesome for some students. The simulation isnt meant to be scary, Woodward said. I, Chicken is traveling to colleges across the country in an attempt to raise awareness of the conditions these animals experience. Our generation has the highest percentages of dedicated vegetarians and vegans, and we want to keep that going, Woodward said. We are becoming more interested in environmental issues, animal welfare issues and their health, so thats why were particularly going after colleges.Peta2 reschedules torture simulation Our generation has the highest percentages of dedicated vegetarians and vegans.Grace WoodwardPeta2 crew member THE ASSOCIATED PRESSHONG KONG Its a protest for political reform playing ping pong and singing Happy Birthday? As Hong Kongs pro-democracy street protests enter a third week, the civil disobedience movement has given rise to some increasingly bizarre scenes, espehaphazard protest camp has attracted a motley cast of characters. Here are just a few of them: DEITIES AT BARRICADES protest zone, a bemused crowd is gathering around mini shrine set up for the Chinese folk hero and deity Guan Yu. The makeshift worship station acquired a roof overnight and is complete with fruit and incense offerings. If you dont worship him, you may go to the other end of the protest zone. Someone has set up an altar to Jesus there, a demonstrator explained to an agitated woman who was clearly unhappy about the protests taking over her neighborhood. The shrine is a clever response after several nights of brawling and violent clashes among protesters, poKongs triads, or organized crime gangs, but neither mobsters nor police would want to offend Guan Yu, a Someone dreamed this up, built it in a short time, and now look its evolved into a temple, said Terry Li, a 27-year-old civil servant marveling at the shrine. THE BIRTHDAY SONG TACTIC Who knew singing Happy Birthday could be a defense tactic? Faced with angry residents and local shopkeepers who stop by now and then to hurl insults at the camp, the students sometimes break into song to drown out their opponents. Their song of choice: a ridiculously cheerful rendering of Happy Birthday, which works remarkably well at turning away troublemakers. The story goes that when a protester inadvertently played the tune on his phone during one vicious shouting match, the crowd spontaneously decided to sing along. That was enough to leave those who had started the ruckus speechless. THE IKEA FURNITURE MAN Protesters have come out on the streets night after night, sleeping on mats and cardboard or setting up tents to make sure authorities do not retake the streets overnight. One man has decided to take it further, bringing a wooden bed complete with sheets and a neatly rolled small matching bookcase, adorned with a Chinese paperback on economics and the The Lord of the Rings trilogy, among other titles. A protester told reporters he had bought the furniture from Ikea to make the protest zone homier. LEFTIST PINGPONG TABLES? was the appearance one night of pingpong and mahjong tables on the occupied streets. Videos and photos showed people entertaining themselves at the games, while others laid out food for a hearty outdoors hot pot apparently after protesters complained that the frivolity put the pro-democracy movement in a bad light. Police were quick to seize on the episode to condemn the protesters, and a pro-Beijing newspaper put the photos on its front page. Illegal occupiers are occupying the roads as their living space and playground, brought in the furniture, but protesters suspected it was a smear campaign by rivals. Numerous posters at the scene now warn demonstrators to beware of leftist shorthand for Communist tactics. I want true universal suffrage, not a carnival, one sign read.Hong Kong: odd protest scenes


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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Roland Thornqvist said womens tennis team has a national championship work ethic. Read the story at QuestionWhat game remaining on the schedule will be the toughest for Florida football to win? Vote online at Commissioner to retireSoutheastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive announced Tuesday that he will retire from his position on July 31, 2015. Slive has been the SEC commissioner since July 2, 2002. JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Staff Writer@jczuprynJeff Driskel delivered a perfect strike to Tevin Westbrook. Hard, fast, low. Driskel throws it on the money, Westbrook said. You can tell he played baseball in the past. But a pitch is only as good as the catch. Driskel came through on his end, dodging and faking out defenders until he spotted a wideopen receiver in the corner of the end zone, tossed a spiral and hoped for the best. The Swamp let out a collective groan, the sound of 88,014 people being punched in the gut at the same time. Westbrook dropped the ball. Two minutes later, Florida dropped the game. Mistakes happen, Driskel said. But unfortunately for the Gators receiving corps, mistakes are happening far too often. In a position where catching of necessary skills, Floridas wide receivers are coming up short. However, Will Muschamp doesnt want you to point the Leak, who has no prior experience coaching pass catchers. Nobody can catch it for them, Muschamp said. Theyve got to catch the ball. We work on JUGS (machines), we work on any handeye, lot of that. (Leak) cant catch it for them. So if its not technical, its mental, right? Absolutely, offensive coordinator Kurt Roper said. I think right now, theyre like anybody else. They dont wanna let anybody down. They dont wanna let down the guys on the team. I dont see it as a lack of concentration for the most part. I see it as trying not to make a mistake. And it maybe leads to that. For Westbrook, the catch would have meant an almost guaranteed win. It would have meant a 4-1 overall record and a 3-1 Southeastern Conference mark. For Westbrook, all that came to mind in the two seconds before the ball came his way. I just didnt focus hard enough on the ball, had too much emotions in it, Westbrook said Tuesday. If I wouldve went back Id just focus more on the ball and not too much on the emotions of the game. Just three days after the drop, the senior tight end said he had multiple times. It was one he wishes he had back not only for the impact it would have made on the team, but also because of the fact it was such an easy catch to make. Ive watched it over and over again, he said. I didnt look the ball in. As soon as I saw it the I knew I didnt look it in. Every pass you catch youre supposed to look it in. I took it for granted thinking that it was such an easy pass. And then when it hit my hands I was too excited to go celebrate with the team that I forgot that I had to secure the ball. On 15 separate occasions before the LSU game, Floridas receivers experienced the same feeling when they let the ball slip through their hands. With the margin of error becoming slimmer by the game for UF, Roper and Leak now have the task of making every practice, every drill and every pass as close to game-like realism as possible in order to take the edge off the receivers. If the Gators can imitate the stress of a game during training, Westbrook and the rest of Floridas pass catchers will think less and react more when the lights are on and the bullets are live. The JUGS and all that stuff is good, but I learned from coach (David) Cutcliffe a long time ago practice doesnt make perfect, Roper said. Practice makes permanent. So what you have to do is practice at the speed of the game, make it a game rep. And the more we do that, hopefully it transitions to being more successful. But really it gets down to those guys Kan Li / Alligator StaffTevin Westbrook reacts after dropping the ball in the end zone during Floridas 30-27 loss to LSU on Florida receivers struggling to catch passes this seasonCOLLEGE FOOTBALL MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Staff Writer@Morgan_MoriartyIts hard to believe that we are already halfway through the 2014 college football season, but week eight is upon us. There are several matchups that will determine which teams are contenders and pretenders, and a few chances football playoff. No. 14 Kansas State @ No. 11 Oklahoma-Noon, ESPN Both of these teams have only one loss on their records, but both losses are different in some respects. Kansas States only blemish came from a home loss to No. 6 Auburn in the fourth week of the season, whereas the Sooners lost to a then-25th ranked TCU team on the road. Because of the losses, the matchup lost a little bit of its luster, but this game will The damage from Oklahomas loss to TCU was lessened a little bit with the Horned Frogs slip up against Baylor last Saturday, but if Kansas State can give the Sooners their second loss in the conference, it could knock them out of Big 12 title and playoff bid contention. No. 21 Texas A&M @ No. 7 Alabama3:30pm, CBS What looked to be one of the monster games inside the Southeastern Conference Western Division looks more ordinary as the Aggies limp in to Tuscaloosa, Ala., coming off of two consecutive losses. Their defense has been virtually nonexistent in the last two games, giving up a combined 83 points and 897 total yards. The Crimson Tide arent as formidable as it once looked, needing two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to hold off Arkansas with a one-point victory last week on the road. In their last two games theyve scored just 31 points, which sounds like a lot but before that they were averaging 42 points per game. Some fans have already expressed their negativity with the Crimson Tide only beating the Razorbacks by a point, which Nick Saban described as frustrating this week. Alabama gets a chance to put those critics to rest with a big win over the Aggies at home. No. 10 Georgia @ Arkansas-4pm, SEC Network A Todd Gurley-less at least for now Georgia team travels to Little Rock, Ark., to take on a scrappy Arkansas team that is inching closer and closer to an SEC upset victory. Gurley, who was the Heisman front runner until a week ago, is currently under investigation by the NCAA, which is looking into whether or not Gurley accepted money for signing autographs. He Gurley has practiced with the team this week, however, leading some to believe he may be cleared by the NCAA by the end of this week. True freshman running back Nick Chubb had no problem taking over for Gurley in the Dawgs 34-0 blowout of Missouri last week. Chubb rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown. Arkansas is getting closer and closer to knocking off someone they arent sup-Four games this weekend have college football playoff implicationsSEE CFB, P A GE 15Westbrook dropped the ball in endzone


GRAHAM HALLAlligator Writer@Graham311Florida womens basketball coach Amanda Butler found herself using the word elevate to team during the teams Media Day on Thursday. How could she not? The team has elevated its expectations, hoping to improve upon a season that saw the Gators make the postseason for the third time under Butlers eight-year reign. Theyve also elevated their roster, adding the necessary element of height that is so critical to a basketball teams success. Redshirt senior Kayla Lewis was the tallest healthy player on the team last season, standing an even six feet, although probably a little taller in her Nike high-tops. She was often called upon to play center and power forward, a drastic shift for a player whos used to playing guard with the ball in her hands. Thats not the case this season. Lewis, the lone senior on Floridas roster, will hand the low-post reigns to a trio of players taller than herself redshirt junior Viktorija Dimaite, along with freshmen Brooke Copeland and Haley Lorenzen. Though her position will change, Lewis is eager to continue her role as a seasoned leader of the Gators in her more natural guard position. She doesnt think anything has changed, except the way people outside the team view her. I dont think theres a difference in my role as a leader on the team, Lewis said. From the outside theres an expectation that OK youre a senior, youre supposed to lead, but not much has actually changed for me. I think internally, my teammates have the same expectation of me that they had last year, which rose as the season went on. Admittedly, it was a tough road getting to this point. Lewis with injuries, and she missed the After rehabbing and regaining her form, Lewis suffered a stress fracture just three games into her sophomore season that led to her redshirting the rest of the season. Her breakout season came the following year, where she went on to start every game for the With expectations high for Lewis, she made sure not to disappoint. Along with graduated senior Jaterra Bonds, Lewis was often looked upon to lead the Gators. Her consistent improvement led to her being named the on the Florida Gators. Eager to show her versatility, Lewis made sure to contribute to the Gators in every category she could. In turn, she led the team in age, blocked shots, free throw attempts and minutes played. I dont feel any heightened responsibility, Lewis said. I just want to raise my game to a higher level from last season. Moving back to the guard position with the added experience she gained playing center, Lewis knows she can bring a new element to her game that may have been missing before. We are excited with the versatility we do have, because with me and Ronni (Williams) both being guards, and having some true post players inside, we will have more of a dual post game than we had last season, Lewis said. We have some shot blocking and shot changing people down there that we didnt have last year, and I think thats going to make a huge difference. ALLIGATOR Kan Li / Alligator StaffRedshirt senior Kayla Lewis poses during the Florida womens basketball media day on Thursday in the UF WOMENS BASKETBALL Kayla Lewis 2013-2014 season stats.602 12.2 8.7 31 48 9


ERICA A. HERNANDEZAlligator Writer@EricaAlyssaWith Week 6 in the past and only 11 weeks left in the regular season, the 2014-2015 NFL season has begun to take shape. At almost the halfway mark of the season, the Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers and Dallas Cowboys lead ESPNs NFL playoff standings with a 5-1 record. The Eagles have landed: The Eagles shutout the New York Giants 27-0 on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Three former Gators contributed years. Philadelphia tight end Fellow rookie Jaylen Watkins registered one tackle. Veteran tions for 59 yardsall of which of Sundays game. record while the Giants to 3-3. The Eagles remain tied with DalEast. big win in Week 6. Dallas defeatryLink Field in Seattle, Wash. Jeremy Mincey notched four tackCloser to home: All three of Floridas NFL teams were dealt losses in Week 6. ed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers James Stadium in Tampa. Wide tions for 72 yards. He also added a three-yard touchdown reception, his second in Tampas last and former Gator Solomon Patton returned three kicks for an Buccaneers safety Major Wright notched four tackles. Former Gator running back Jeff Demps remains on Tampas practice squad. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Miami Dolphins 27-24 on Sunday in Miami Gardens, Fla. Linebacker Jelani Jenkins had six tackles and one pass defended on Sunday. hip surgery. Pouncey started his guard. three point-after-attempts. Former Gator running back Mike Gillislee remains on injured record now sits at 2-3 and the Dolphins are third in the American The Tennessee Titans defeated the Jaguars, who are now 0-6 and Rookie Update: Apart from Philadelphias two Gator rookique Easley did not play against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday due to a shoulder injury. So far this season, Easley has notched four tackles, one interception and one pass defended. New Orleans outside linebackoff since Week 6 was a bye week for the Saints. Powell has recorded no stats in four of the Saints the process. In the Hogs last two games, beat them, and they only lost to them by surprise. No. 5 Notre Dame @ No. 2 Florida State-8pm, ABC Florida States biggest test comes this weekend as it welcomes an undefeated Notre Dame Saturday night. Jameis Winstons distractions continue this week, autographed items from the same broker connected with Gurley. This week could be the one we ranked team, Notre Dame had a scare last weekend at home team and needed two touchdowns in the fourth to put them erett Golson will be the best one the Nole defense has faced all to interception ratio, and goes win the Heisman. ALLIGATORAP Photo half NDs 50-43 win against UNC on Satuday. AP PhotoPhiladelphia Eagles Jeremy Maclin, right, and Riley Cooper celebrate after Maclins touchdown during the second half of Philadelphias 34-28 win against the St. Louis Rams on Oct. 5. Golson, Notre Dame face Florida State CFB, from page 13G A TORS IN THE NFLCooper leads Philadelphia receivers, Florida NFL teams struggle JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126Matt Jones couldnt help Florida during the second half of its 30-27 loss to LSU on Saturday. He had to watch on the sidelines as an ankle injury kept him back said, but kind of looking at my future, too, and this seaIn Jones absence, true freshman Brandon Powell saw an upsix catches. sometimes because he plays as big as me and he has a lot of Powell the additional reps because of his high football IQ. understands what hes doing, really intelligent, has good hands, really good speed. You know, he hadnt been healthy the whole Jones, Roper see talent in Powell I wish I would have played through it, but kind of looking at my future, too, and this season. Weve got a lot of football to play here.Matt JonesUF Running Back


IAN COHENAlligator Writer@icohenbMary Wise has not had much reason to be angry this season. Florida is undefeated in Southeastern Conference play and is currently top-3 in the conference in hitting percentage, service aces, kills and assists. But sometimes anger comes with the job. Is there a time when I lose the smile? Wise said. Ask the players that. Ask the players when I put the clipboard above my face. Wise has seen her teams potential, and from her perspective, they havent come close to reaching it. No. 8 Florida (12-3, 6-0 SEC) will face South Carolina (13-4, 3-2 SEC) in Columbia, S.C., tonight at 6 in what could be UFs most challenging conference match yet. Statistically, the Gamecocks and the Gators match up evenly. Alex Holston, the reigning SEC league in kills (3.5/set) and points (4.05/set). 6-foot-4 Middle blocker and SEC Freshman of the Week Rhamat Alhassan leads the conference in hitting percentage (.475) and is fourth in blocks (1.34/set). Against South Carolina, Holston faces the SECs second ranked digging team (15.18/set) and Alhassan will try to out block the SECs leading team in blocks per set, at 2.66. Our offense better be on point, Wise said. South Carolina is a team where balls are going to come back. Hopefully not too fast at the net, but we have to stay patient offensively. The Gators excel at limiting opposing teams kills. They are second in the SEC in opponent hitting percentage at .167. One of the things we really hang our hat on and try real hard is to hold a team under their typical said. Can we make kills (for the opSouth Carolina looks to accomplish a feat no SEC team has done this year: win at least two sets against Florida. Wise welcomes the challenge on the road and views it as an opportunity for growth. The stronger competition they face, the faster Florida can reach the level of play Wise knows its capable of reaching. Its her job to get them there. The hard part is when your expectations are greater than what the players have of themselves. And when the players expectations are similar to that of the coach, then youre in a really good place, Wise said. But the hardest part is to get players to understand how much better they can be. How hard they can push. Continue reading this story online at 16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 UF faces South Carolina on road tonightJordan McPherson / Alligator StaffUF volleyball coach Mary Wise reacts after a point during Floridas 3-0 win against Georgia on Friday in the OConnell Center. The Gators are 6-0 in conference play heading into their match against South Carolina. BEN MURPHY Alligator Writer@B_murph4The 2013 Wisconsin adidas Invitational marked the worst cross country teams. 22nd last year. The Gators will now head north to Wisconsin this weekend looking to Florida is going into Fridays meet with a substantial amount of momentum. The men try Classic. tional. Coach Paul Spangler knows that this will be one of the toughest tests of the season. For the athletes that have been there before, they know what its like, Spangler said. They know the amount of runners and amount of elite runners that will be there. It gives them an advantage going in, they know what to expect. So for the athletes that have been there it will be up to them to help out the younger athletes who have never been there before ing redshirted, the mens team will look to fresh faces to lead the way this weekend. Freshmen Thomas Howell and William Decker will both run on Friday. Thomas has been one of Floridas most consistent runners, struggling earlier this year, sophomore Carlos Miranda may ish at the Disney Classic this past weekend. of the year at Disney as he moves forward into Wisconsin and the postseason meets that are ahead. As the women travel to Wisconsin, a freshman will be the story for Florida. Lauren Brasure has been the top Gator in her last two meets. The team will look to her to lead the way at the race in Madison, Wis., just 200 miles from her home in Michigan. Its been an incredible experience so far, she said. I really enjoy my teammates and my coach. I came in with a hard work ethic and a pretty good background with my high school coach just teaching me to work hard. Florida cross country building momentum as season progresses UF Cross Countr y