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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 Christian musical acts to perform tonight at local church:Contemporary artist Jason Gray is on tour pg. 7. Factors included student life, culture and economic health, pg 3. Chris Walker is suspended for 79 /54 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 7 CLASSIFIEDS 11 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 14 ARIANA FIGUEROA Alligator Staff Writers It took less than three minutes for the Board of Trustees to unanimously determine UFs 12th president, Kent Fuchs (pronounced fox), on Wednesday. and a $95,000 search committee fee, will succeed President Bernie Machens seat on Jan.1. at other folks and considered other true academic leader. Fuchs, 59, has 20 years of leaderfrom the students, faculty and alumni. months to make the transition, he Fuchs said he plans to set up spethe summer and fall of 2015. Within his 12 years as the Joseph nell one of the worlds top 10 uniSkorton said in a statement. More Scott said the Board of Trustees felt like it needed a new leader to U.S. News & World Report. And hes that person, Scott said. Now were on our way. Scott said Fuchs sees his transiWWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG Andres Leiva / AlligatorKent Fuchs and his wife, Linda, Gator Chomp after the Cornell University provost was named UFs 12th president at Emerson Alumni Hall on Wednesday. KENT FUCHS CHOSEN AS NEXT UF PRESIDENTPRESIDENTIAL SEARCH Alligator Staff Writer kill himself. But after the woman locked herself in Becky Butscher wrote in an email. er. hoota Road in Micanopy. When he stopped, he exited the car with Man fatally shoots himself in City of Alachua hostage situationSEE SHOOTING, PAGE 4 SEE PREZ, PAGE 4


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 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014The Alligator The Alligator FORECAST MONDAY SUNNY 82/61 SUNNY 82/59 SUNDAY SUNNY 82/61 SATURDAY SUNNY 79/54 SUNNY 81/55 FRIDAY TODAY The Alligator The Alligator VOLUME 109 ISSUE 38 visit: 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?Gator Growl Ticket Glitch, which is run by TicketMaster, has been giving false error messages about tickets being sold out for Fridays Gator Growl since 4 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are still available, and the glitch is expected to be fixed by this morning. Tickets are also available through vendors on Turlington Plaza. A Night of Improv Gator Wesley Foundation, 1380 W. University Ave., will be hosting Theatre Strike Force, UFs premier improv and sketch comedy troupe, today at 7 p.m. Parking is provided. 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. 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. The open house session is today from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit small-group-training. 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 will take place Oct. 28 at Southwest Recreation Center. Participants are asked to donate $5, with all proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Research Fund at UF Health. For more information, visit detail/6014. Matheson Museums Fall Festival Join the Matheson Museums Fall Festival on Oct. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. This event offers the chance to experience fall celebrations from around the world, and fall in love with history by touring the Matheson Museum complex. For more information, call 352-378-2280 or email info@ Servant Leadership Institute The Servant Leadership Institute is a daylong experience sponsored by the UF Center for Leadership and Service, for student groups. As a participant in the Servant Leader Institute, you will have the opportunity to network, solve problems and develop skills and knowledge related to servant leadership, coalition building and service learning. The institute will take place 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 Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


PATRICK PINAKAlligator Staff Writerppinak@alligator.orgIts great to be a Florida Gator and to live in Gainesville. Gainesville ranked No. 5 in the top 20 best small cities for college students, according to the ranking released Monday by The American Institute for Economic Research. Factors like student life, culture, economic health and opportunity were assessed from various small college cities nationwide. UF spokesman Steve Orlando said one of the most important factors was how closely bound the university and community are. Its hard for anybody to think of Gainesville without thinking about the University of Florida, he said. Orlando said the music scene and locally owned restaurants make for a vibrant and interesting city culture. Everything really centers around and caters to students, he said. Orlando said county public schools will be closed Friday along with UF for the Homecoming Parade, which shows how invested the Gainesville and Alachua communities are in UF. Tallahassee ranked No. 19 on the list of 20 cities. Orlando said this could be because Floridas capital has other major identifying factors, like state government. Nicholas Smith, general manager of The Swamp Restaurant, said his business has been around for about 20 years. Gainesville has everything you need while still being a small town, he said, and were happy to be a part of it. Smith, who attended UF in 1997, said he moved away after college but couldnt resist coming back. He said Gainesville is different from other small cities because it doesnt feel clustered. You have a mix of outdoor things to do like Paynes Prairie and Lake Wauburg, a great university, great arts scene and, of course, great sports, he said. Simon Nash, a barista at Maudes Caf, said Gainesville is like a big city but with half the cost of living. It has lots of affordable, interesting restaurants, beautiful women, a great school and a great art scene, he said. Nash said Gainesville is different because its so diverse, including downtown. He said his favorite part of Gainesville is its high concentration of intelligent, progressive-minded young people. University of Florida people tend to be more my cup of tea, he said. Kelly Vidal, a 21-year-old UF political science senior, said she thinks Gainesville was ranked high because of the amount of students in the population. She said she also likes that everything she needs is by campus, unlike in Tallahassee. It makes sense that the best school in Florida is ranked so highly, Vidal said. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Look for me during theHOMECOMING PARADE! Please be sure to recycle your newspaper after the parade Patricia Ochoa / AlligatorThe American Institute for Economic Research ranked Gainesville as one of the top small cities for college students. The Hippodrome State Theatre, located at 25 SE Second Place downtown, is just one of RANKINGSTop 10 Best Small College Towns1. Boulder, Colorado 2. Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina 3. Ann Arbor, Michigan 4. Madison, Wisconsin 5. Gainesville, Florida 6. Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado 7. Lincoln, Nebraska (metro area) 8. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut 9. Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey 10. Huntsville, Alabama com/2014/10/13/small-citiescollege-2014_n_5978302.html)


woman out of the car and walking toward the house, ignoring their commands to stop. Making his way over to the residence, fort to protect the woman as well as potential residents inside the home and the deputies at the scene. self. He was pronounced dead on scene. A pending autopsy report will dedeath. The deputy involved has not been until the investigations are complete, per standard procedure. July 21 in Gilchrist County. In 2013, there were a total of 31 suicides in Alachua County more than double the amount of homicides that year, according to the Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition. Gilchrist County, where Don Spirit killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself on Sept. 18, had a total of two suicides and one homicide in 2013. 2009 for operating a mobile vehicle with an expired registration and driving with a suspended license.Christina Ruiz-Poveda / Alligator The unnamed deputy involved is on administrative leave SHOOTING, from page 1 4, ALLIGATOR nior High School. He received ing from Duke University, a electrical engineering from the University of Illinois. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of tion for Computing Machinery. His wife, Linda, holds three reer. The couple will move into the new 5,000-square-foot presat the start of his term. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said the salary range of the new president was determined by an outside consultant and will range between $900,000 and $1.2 million. hard not near as hard as Dr. to have the process behind us and be able to look forward to what happens in January, Sikes said. Florida Congressman Ted Yoho gave a statement welcoming Fuchs and his wife to The Gator Nation. Dr. Fuchs proven leadership will help ensure that the proud heritage and reputation that has been earned at UF/IFAS as one of the top leaders in the nation in higher academics and innovation will not only remain intact but Fuchs said interacting with students is a high priority because it is important for a president not to be aloof. I would love to get both face time as well as electronic interaction with the students and get to become a member of that community. Fuchs said. important the president be visible and accessible. Cory Yeffet said he saw Fuchs as the best candidate. cares about the students and really wants to get to know the student body and understand how he can work with students to accomplish the goal of becoming a top 10 public institution, Yeffet said. Fuchs said he is enthusiastic and optimistic about the future of UF. It is an amazing place, and portunity to be a part of this going to be a great privilege to PREZ, from page 1He starts work Jan. 1RESEARCH MAHOGANY BROWNAlligator Contributing Writercultural Sciences has partnered with two global agricultural companies population by 2050. Limagrain, an international agricultural group, will provide $200,000 to IFAS over a three-year period, while its daughter company Through the Challenge 2050 on topics such as global food-system problems to earn a Global LeaderThe IFAS and College of Liberal gram helps students create solutions to global problems. brought to them. They got really excited about it, and they were the ones who initially invested money in it, she said. 2013, will bring executives from agriculture companies on campus program. Students may also get offered internships from the companies, according to an IFAS news release. ideas and we need everybody working together on this. About 30 students are participating in each of the Fall courses for the bonds when trying to solve these issues. in where on the last day of class they all asked for a class photo, she said. Christine Adams, a biology sethe future of the planet. I think it is something we need to focus on in the future to be able to feed everyone and have a sustainable world by 2050, Adams, 22, said. Our population keeps on growing, so it is important to have the resources to sustain the population. into something that will really make change in the world. knowing that I could bring a crazy idea to this campus, and people would get behind it and they would want to make it happen, she said. CHABELI HERRERAAlligator Staff Writercherrera@alligator.orgA Citra man accused of attempting to cash frauduunits on a manhunt through dense forests and swampy grounds. A police dog, Argos, caught Deontae Demetris Kelly, The chase began at about 11:15 a.m. when Gainesville cious checks. Dockside at Publix on Southwest Archer Road. Publix the checks were fraudulent. was manufacturing the checks. Police said Kelly also attempted to cash other checks at a different Publix location Tuesday using his own ID. Archer Road and into the woods beand helicopter units searched the area for Kelly. The Alachua County Sherswampy area of the woods. This incident is a perfect example of local law enforcement working as one team, Tobias said. Kelly received treatment for a canine bite and other fraud, resisting arrest and potentially other probationrelated charges. Tobias said Kelly also has a history in Marion County for fraud, battery on law enforcement and escape.IFAS to receive $300,000 to help sustain growing world population Police dog tracks down, captures local man after two-hour manhunt Bernie Machen 2004-Present Charles E. Young 1999-2004 John Lombardi 1990-1999 Marshall Criser 1984-1989 Robert Q. Marston 1974-1984 Stephen C. OConnell 1967-1973 J. Wayne Reitz 1955-1967 J. Hillis Miller 1948-1953 John J. Tigert 1928-1947 Albert Murphree 1909-1927 Andrew Sledd 1904-1909UF Presidents Kelly


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Megan Reeves / Alligator SHANT SHEDRICKAlligator Contributing WriterResidents participated in an evening of live demonstrations, giveaways and tours at Gainesville Police headquarters Wednesday as a part of Celebrate Safe Communities. The event was hosted by GPD in an effort to raise awareness for personal safety and crime reduction in the community. This is a chance for the community to come in and meet all resources and see some of the canines, said GPD spokesman OfCelebrate Safe Communities is an example of GPDs community-oriented policing model, Toworking with residents to build trust between the department and the community. Residents were able to walk around at the event and gather information from various organizations like Crime Prevention Security Systems, the Forensic Crime Unit and the Advanced all of which partner with GPD. Every year, the department aims to bridge the gap between said. Ericka Jackson, police crime analyst for the City of Gainesville, said when citizens, communities and law enforcement come together, it helps better address crime and make the city a safer place to live. This is the second year GPD has hosted the Celebrate Safe Communities event.GPD promotes safety at community event


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.UF gets it right with Fuchs presidential selectionOn Wednesday, the UF Board of Trustees selected Kent Fuchs to be the universitys next president. Fuchs currently serves as the provost of Cornell University, one of the nations premier institutions of higher learning. Fuchs academic credentials are impeccable, which makes him an ideal choice for the position. According to information provided by the UF Board of Trustees, Fuchs is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Scienc, and numerous other academic and professional organizations. As provost at Cornell, Fuchs oversaw a number of initiatives to help guide the university toward a top-10 ranking and to enhance its academic reputation. Fuchs has also demonstrated his commitment to diversity in academia through his leadership in Cornells Toward New Destinations program. The board deserves credit for its decision making throughout the presidential selection process. Hunter Rawlings, president of the Association of American Universities, effusively praised UFs choice of Fuchs, describing him as smart, highly organized, consultative yet also decisive; a person of high integrity and strong vision. He will be a superb leader for the University of Florida as well as a great colleague for his fellow AAU presidents and chancellors, Rawlings said. tic about potentially becoming the next president of The Gator Nation. It would a real honor and privilege to be a member and a No. 1 fan of The Gator Nation, he said. Fuchs response starkly contrasted his competitor, NYU Provost David McLaughlins, apathetic response of: I will be, at best, an honorary Gator. UFs decision to select candidates with exceptional academic Universitys selection of its own new president. FSU apparently chose its new leader, state Sen. John Thrasher, based on his extensive political and business connections and not on his academic credentials. In addition to serving as a Florida senator, Thrasher previously served as the chair of Gov. Rick Scotts reelection campaign. Unlike the candidates selected by the board, Thrasher has claimed he was selected based on his strong fundraising ability. ing raised $1 billion in gifts during his career at Cornell. The selection of Fuchs demonstrates to the entire country that UF is serious about establishing itself as one of the nations premier universities. The decision also shows that universities do dents who are little more than professional fundraisers. ly committed to making their school a better, stronger university. We look forward to a bold new era of growth and change at UF under Fuchs leadership. 73 TOTAL VOTES26% YES 74% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgWednesdays question: Have you or will you try the tofu at Chipotle? Todays question: Are you pleased with the new president-elect?We can do more with modern technologyLast Wednesday, rockstar astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave the keynote address at a conference for the information security industry. I refer to him as a rockstar because hes the only astrophysicist I know by name. Id imagine Im not alone. The address was fairly lengthy and casual. Tyson wore jeans and joked about letters he got from tickedoff second graders after the revoking of Plutos planetary status. The most interesting portion of Tysons spiel was when he called out the tech industrys startup culture, saying society has bigger problems than what can be solved with your next app. Tyson was criticizing what he believes is a decline in American innovation. We have an incredible amount of resources and potential, but were using it to create goat simulators and new nude-picture-sharing technologies rather than The fact is, were living in a period of incredible technological revolutions and innovations. iPhones came out only seven years ago yet, for most of us, life without them is already wholly unimaginable. This tremendous proliferation of information technology brings with it incredible potential, which weve It makes sense that Tyson would give a speech lamenting the fact that technology isnt doing as much as it can to improve society before a group of people dedicated to promoting technologies that serve societys best interests. Both Tyson and these technological innovators look at our advancements and see the capability to make even greater strides in health sciences, transportation and energy. One thing Tyson didnt elaborate on is the effect our developments could have on broader social issues, which information technology isnt tackling at full capacity. As any harping Journalism 2.0 advocate will eagerly tell you, social media is the biggest thing since the Gutenberg Bible. Sure, social media was widely used to organize events from Ferguson to the Arab Spring to the Hong Kong protests. However, in none of these cases has real, lasting, positive change happened. Protests in St. Louis reignited last weekend, and the legacy of the Arab Spring so far has been a new crop of tyrants in Egypt and chaos in the Middle East so menacing that our military is getting involved yet again. Even when technology is used this way, the goals are intends to use viral technology to mobilize our generation to stamp out cigarette smoking forever. Its a cool idea, but are there no other worthy causes? Smoking is horrible for you, but there isnt a single person over the age of 5 in this country who doesnt already know that. Surely we can set higher goals for ourselves. With our vast resources and our ability to access and disseminate enormous amounts of information, we stand at an important point in history. We are the ones who get to decide how these amazing technologies will be used. We get to help decide how todays kids and every generation after will interact with, understand and perceive their world. dozen hours or so. Alec Carver is a UF journalism sophomore. His columns appear on Thursdays. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 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 in some of your work to ecardinali@alligator. org for the Student Spotlight edition. Photos, lyrics, poems and pieces under 500 words are welcome! Check out the Hipps Halloween show: is releasing all 236 on New Years Day. Who else is pumped? KELSEY JORDANAvenue WriterContemporary Christian artist Jason Grays With Every Act of Love Tour will grace Gainesville tonight. Gray is bringing his Centricity Music labelmates Unspoken, Lindsay McCaul and Carrollton to join in a soulful, infectious performance tonight at 7 p.m. at Abundant Grace Community Church, 12505 NW 39th Ave. Tickets can be purchased through for $15 today. His latest album, Love Will Have the Final Word, debuted on Billboards Christian Albums 1 single, which the tour is named after, on Billboards Christian AC Indicator chart. I write from that place of wanting to tell my story authentically where people hear and say, Ah, me too, Gray said. I usually write the songs that I want to hear and be true to my experience of grace, and do it in a way thats authentic. He has a speech impediment, but its lost when he starts to sing. What Im the most interested in being a part of is healing, he said. I care about music, it helps promote healing. Mike Gilland, associate pastor of Abundant Grace Community Church and assistant program director for 106.9 The Pulse, said Gray is a man with a mission and a message. The fact that he stutters, hes made that a part of his ministry, he uses it in his concerts, and he talks about serving a God who is able to overcome whatever people feel are their boundaries, Gilland said. The 61-year-old Gainesville resident said he is humbled by the privilege of having such top-notch artists perform at his church. If you listen to any Christian radio station at all, the music is going to be very recognizable, very familiar, Gilland said. Gray promises it will be a night to remember for his audience. The experience of the night will be a lot of joy and a lot of laughter, Gray said. Youll be crying one moment and laughing the next, and its something Im grateful to be a part of. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/AVENUECourtesy to the AlligatorJason Gray, a Christian musician, is on a 21-city tour named after his No. 1 single on Billboards AC Indicator chart, WIth Every Act of Love. Gray, along with Unspoken, Lindsay McCaul and Carrollton, will be at Abundant Grace Community Church tonight. Christian musical acts to perform tonight at local church KELSEY JORDANAvenue WriterAs the cool weather of autumn arrives, coffee drinkers are trading in their iced beverages for hot brews. Local cafe menus are while the pumpkin spice latte is a dead-set tradition, creative alternatives are emerging. Put down the PSL and explore these original beverages local coffee shops created with fall in mind. Maple latte at CYM Coffeehouse 5402 NW Eighth Ave. Real maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg the essence of fall. One sip, and youll be taken to fall festivals, pumpkin patches and at home all you need is a wool blanket and your favorite book to complete the picture. Mexican hot chocolate at Karma Cream 1025 W. University Ave. The zing of cayenne pepper instantly surprises your tongue in this unconventional translation of the traditional hot chocolate. Other ingredients include cinnamon, cocoa powder and a vanilla syrup that gives it sweetness. Every part of the well-crafted ably organic. For an extra treat, pair it with the shops pumpkin spice donut that tastes like it just came out of your grandmothers kitchen. Smores latte at Patticakes 9124 SW 51st Road Drizzled with Ghirardelli chocolate syrup and garnished with crushed graham crackers and brown sugar, this gourmet latte will satisfy any sweet tooth. Its as if the best smore you have ever had melted into a warm, liquid latte. Take your coffee to the shops outdoor tables that overlook the turning leaves on trees lining the brick pavement. Zombie latte at Coffee Culture 2020 NW 13th St. of Halloween nights from the cinnamon aroma that coats the foam. The sweetness of the steamed milk blends together with hints of espresso. The intensity of the cinnamon spice aftertaste. Tonight: Catch Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line 7:30 p.m. Tonight: Saturday and Sunday: Sunday: Upcoming Events


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 8, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 RACHEL WELCHAvenue WriterFormer The Cosby Show and Thats So Raven child star set the however she wants, said UF director ancestor, he or she was considered to Raven-Symons social media storm race MAHOGANY BROWN Avenue Writer are matched with someone every day at noon, and Information courtesy of Coffee Meets Bagel 13 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 For information on advertising in the Guide to Dining Out contact Amanda Fernandez. Alligator Advertsing: 352.376.4482 Mi Apa Latin CafeYour destination for deliciously Cuban food in town. Open 7am-10pm seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Check out our website @ for online ordering. 114 SW 34th St. across from Publix on University & 34th. Bring this promo for $3 off any meal or sandwich (dine in only) Caribbean QueenThe real taste of JamaicaAuthentic Jamaican dishes, curry goat, oxtails, curry chicken, brown stew chicken (not sweet), patties, spicy beef, mild, curry chicken, tofu, ackee, callalu, shrimps, vegetarian, curry goat, beef stew, tofu, rice & peas, fried plantains, steam cabbage & carrots & more! 352-374-8111 507 NW 5th Ave Maudes Classic CafeServing locally roasted coffee and a wide array of desserts and treats made daily. Bring your own cup for a buck off! Free wireless, lot parking. Indoor and outdoor seating. Next to the Hippodrome. 336-9646 Introducing the Side Car Our gourmet operation has expanded to include a swanky next door bar! Rotating taps, excellent wine selection. Open late. Karma CreamWe serve the only 100% organic ice cream in town! We also have an impressive selection of organic vegan ice cream, baked goods, sandwiches, fair trade coffee, tea, organic beer and free WiFi. Mon-Fri 11am-1:30am Sat & Sun 12pm-1:30am Manuels Vintage RoomThis family owned restaurant is perfect for dinner any day of the week. Come in and check out one of the best wine lists in town. Ask questions and learn while you wait for the chef to put out nothing but goodness from the kitchen using fresh, simple, and local ingredients. Ask about our Monday Wine Dinners and private parties for lunch or dinner. Open Tues-Sat 5pm10pm, Sun 5pm-9pm. 6 South Main St. (352) 375-7372 Wah Ha HaThai food & noodle soup. Thai Lunch buffet 11am to 3pm. Authentic Thai dishes. Pad Thai Noodle, Curries, Thai Papaya salad and more. Open 7 days a week 11am to 10pm 1902 SW 13th St. 352-363-6327 Leonardos of MillhopperGreat Chicago Style pizza. Quick Slices now Available all day and night. On the way To and From Santa Fe College. On the corner of NW 16th Blvd. and 43rd Street. Tear this out for 20% OFF meal. 4131 NW 16th BLVD. in Millhopper Square. 376-2001 Daily GreenFresh, unique, organic, food, juices, and smoothies, savory made sweets and sandwiches, salads, soups. Vegan/gluten free options. 436 SE 2nd St. like us on Facebook 9:30-4 7 days. Mildreds and New Deal CafeMildreds: cooking demos at 6:30 on Wed nights. Chef bar dinners at 7pm on Sat nights, call us to reserve. New Deal: Kids night every Mon with $1 kid meals. 352-371-1711 or The YearlingCome taste the cuisine of old Florida! Try our traditional items including venison, quail, frog, frog legs, and alligator as well as USDA Prime Beef, seafood, grits, greens & hushpuppies. Open Thursday 12pm-8pm Friday & Saturday 12pm-9pm Sunday 12pm-8pm 14531 East Country Road 325 352-466-3999 Cheese DaddyGourmet grilled cheese. The only place to satisfy your grilled cheese needs. Open 11am-10pm Sun-Tue, 11am-3am Wed-Sat. 16 NW 18th St. Right across from St. Augustine church. Bring this promo for $3 off any meal. 352-727-4497. Bagels & NoodlesServing breakfast and fresh bagels 6:30 am-3:00pm. Serving Vietnamese cuisine Pho noodle soup and more 11 am9pm. 1222 W. University Ave. 352-872-5789 Vegan2Go Restaurant7625 West Newberry Rd, west of the Oaks mall. Thanks for many good feedbacks on and We offer 100% dairy/egg-free & meat-free menu, Non-GMO tofu, no MSG, Gluten, soy & oil free options. Some of the popular items: spring & summer rolls, drumsticks, BBQ skewers, rice & noodle combo, superfood quinoa salad, curry rice, tempeh rice, veggie pizza, philly sub, raw mango salad & cheese cake, whole wheat carrot cake. 10% student discount. vegan meal plan: $95/week, Open Mon, Wed, Thu 11am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9PM. 352-505-8894 Blue Gill Quality FoodServing fresh, local ingredients for specials daily. Voted a Best New Restaurant in Florida. Join us for $5 hand-crafted cocktails on Tequila Tuesdays and Bourbon Thursdays. Just south of Archer on 13th. Vegetarian/gluten free options! 872-5181 Leonardos 706Ken Eats Gainesville says Gainesvilles Best Brunch! Saigon LegendDelicious VN cuisine, Pho, Banh Xeo, Banh Tom, Great food & great prices. VN subs-pork, ck, & tofu. Sushi. Catering avail. M-S 10:309:30 Sun 11:30-9. 374-0934. 808 W Univ. Ave. Delivery by and! Sandwich InnGainesvilles oldest restaurant. Where the locals eat! Americana at its best. This is a family-owned old fashioned drive-thru eatery with a southern twist! Enjoy fried egg sandwiches, burgers, fried okra, hand dipped Deconna ice cream, milkshakes, fresh brewed iced tea and much more. We serve breakfast and lunch all day. Come have a delicious feast/meal at an affordable price! M-F 6am-5pm | Sat 7am-4pm 110 NE 16th Ave. 352-376-0924 Tear this out for 10% off your meal. Small HouseSmall House Chinese Restaurant is located on University Ave. near the heart of Gator Nation. We Serve authentic Chinese food and have specials throughout the entire week! On Wednesdays, we have a lunch combo special that contains a variety of 15 dishes to choose from and satisfy your craving for Chinese food! We also have happy hour from 4:30pm to 10pm everyday of the week! Due to the increase popularity of our full bar, we are looking for an experienced bartender. Work experience recommended and wages will be discussed in person (352) 367-8999 The Most Popular School% of times they are LIKEDThe Pickiest School% of times they PASSED 1. FSU 32.5% 46.8% 44.6% 29.9% 27.3% 42.8% 42.3% 42.2% 26% 23.2% 59.7% 73.8% 72.9% 72.2% 70.9% 68.9% 57.9% 58.2% 55.4% 53.6% 2. FSU 5. FSU 2. FSU 2. U. Miami 1. U. Miami 1. U. Miami 1. U. Miami 3. UF 3. UF 4. UF 4. UF 4. UCF 4. UCF 3. UCF 3. UCF 5. USF 3. USF 2. USF 5. USF


10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 KERI AND KELSI MATWICKAvenue WritersNow is the time to start preparing for the holidays ahead. No, we dont mean shopping or menu planning, which are good ideas by the way, but preparing for the social events are to know how to give good toasts, a univer sal practice of honoring a person or occasion with an expression of goodwill and a drink. The holidays present many opportunities to give toasts with gatherings of friends and fam ily ahead, including parties, winter weddings and graduations. in conjunction with eating and always with guests or friends. The shared activity of drink ing alcohol tends to give the interaction infor mality and lowers inhibition, while toasting formalizes it and makes it a constructive social gives a toast to the guest of honor and ends with formulaic cheers. Guests signal their ap proval with the clinking of lifted glasses and a of alcohol or not, seals the ritual and bonds the group. A basic condition, or felicity condition, in toasting is that the toast should express a wish regarded favorably by everyone at the group. Wedding toast scenes from romantic comedy movies often break this condition to provide comedic relief in a potentially stressful and emotionally high situation. For instance in the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral, a best mans toast offsets the seriousness of the occa sion but is kept appropriate with its incorpora The term toast also refers to the verbal ex pression accompanying the drink. There are ous ones or explicit and implicit ones. Here are some, courtesy of Real Simple magazine:Toasting to the holidays ahead drank 10 Holiday Toasts1. Blessed is the season that engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. ~Hamilton Wright Mabie 2. May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart. ~Inuit proverb 3. May all your troubles last as long as your New Years resolutions. ~Joey Adams 4. May all your joys be true joys, and all your pain Champagne. ~Anonymous 5. Heres to holly and ivy hanging up, and to something wet in every cup. ~Ogden Nash 6. If you cant be merry at Christmas, then you can drive the rest of us home when we are! ~Mark Bromberg 7. Heres to us that are here, to you that are there, and the rest of us everywhere. ~Rudyard Kipling 8. In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, and never in want. ~Irish toast 9. Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new ~Benjamin Franklin 10. As you slide down the banisters of life, may the splinters never point the wrong way. ~AnonymousDestiny Johnson / Alligator Come One, Come All to the Drag BallSerena, a local drag queen, celebrates her victory for Best Vogue at the Pride Student Unions Drag Ball on Oct. 9. Voguing is a type of dance done to electronic music. JASMINE WILDFLOWER OSMONDAvenue Writer chained to walls and a bathtub full of bloody body parts and severed heads, the Hippo drome State Theatres Halloween play isnt scared of getting a little messy this year. The Florida premiere of Slasher opens Friday night at the Hippodrome for $18 a ticket or $15 for students. It gives its viewers The play centers on Texan girl Sheena McK inney, played by Marissa Toogood, a Hippo drome company actress. McKinney is cast as director. It might have been her big break into ist mother didnt show up to try to stop the You never know whats going to happen, especially with the Halloween shows, Too good said. The director, Lauren Caldwell, didnt impose too much on the actors and let them create their own character portrayal. You cant help but love it, Toogood said. Gainesville loves Halloween, Caldwell said, and the Hippodrome has made a com play every year for the past decade. Almost 95 percent of the Halloween plays that the theater puts on are fun or spoofs. Slasher spoofs horror movies by using every campy horror trope, Caldwell said, complete lagher show. about the lengths people have to go to when second chance, she said. Between the director, who desperately needs one last break, and a woman looking for revenge, its not certain whos going to win. There are also more subtle references to popular horror movies and punch lines in this Cabin in the Woods or Scream, Caldwell said. You wont scream, she said. But youll die laughing. For more information about the play or to buy tickets, go to, or call the box theaterCourtesy to the Alligator the Hippodrome State Theatre on Friday night. Tickets are $15 for students.


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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Scouting MissouriMissouri defensive end Shane Ray leads the Southeastern Conference in sacks (eight) and tackles for loss (12.5) this season.Soccer senior Karina Gutsche is expected to return to the pitch against South Carolina. Read the story on Page 16.alligatorSports PodcastRichard Johnson, Jordan McPherson and Morgan Moriarty discuss Florida football, stage entrance music and more. Check it out on, iTunes or the Gator Sports Radio app. MICHAEL FRAZIER II IS THE ONLY RETURNING STARTER. ERICA A. HERNANDEZAlligator Staff Writer@EricaAlyssaBilly Donovan knows he has to rebuild. After ending a history-making 2013-14 season at the NCAA Final Four tournament, Florida mens basketball program starts this season as a very different team with a similar set of high expectations. As he begins his 19th year coaching the Gators, Donovan looks to manage those high expectations and build a team that is strong enough to face the challenges ahead. I think theyre hopeful they can get back to that point, but they havent had to face a lot of adversity, Donovan said. Personally, maybe at different points in time they did, but we never faced a lot of team adversity. This season starts off with a heavier dose of adversity than last. Floridas greatest challenge will be replacing the presence of four starting seniors, on and off the court. Weve talked a lot about this in the off season, not to say were going into the year hoping to lose or face adversity, how you respond to those things Jordan Mcpherson / Alligator Staff UF mens basketball coach Billy Donovan speaks during the teams media day on Wednesday. Florida is rebuilding after graduating four seniors in 2014. Only one starter junior Michael Frazier II remains on the team from the 2013-14 season. JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126Antonio Morrison is on a hot streak. The junior linebacker totaled a career-high 14 tackles during Floridas 30-27 loss to LSU. Morrisons previous career-high tackle total was 12 set against LSU on Oct. 12, 2013. He played well, redshirt senior linebacker Mike Taylor around to the ball, hitting people, getting people to the ground. Morrison leads the Gators with 46 total tackles and has racked up double digit tackles in every Southeastern Conference game this season. He is playing his best football since hes been here, defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin said. Hes got to continue to do that. Were counting on him to do that. Hes a guy that takes his job and what we do very seriously. He puts a lot of time into it and I think it shows how he plays. He spends time on football a bunch outside of when he has to be here in meetings and practice. I think its showing. Morrison leading UF defenseUF gears up for season, replacing four seniorsVOLLEYBALL IAN COHENAlligator Writer@icohenb ern Conference team to hand Florida a loss this season. But the Gators responded with three straight victories to extend their winning streak to eight games and keep their conference record unblemished. No. 8 Florida (13-3, 7-0 SEC) defeated South Carolina (13-5, 3-3) 3-1 Wednesday, receiving help from a variety of players to secure the win. Despite limited playing time before the son-best 12 kills, two blocks and a .357 hitting percentage. The story of the match is Ziva, coach Mary Wise said. She comes in off the bench. She raised her level, she did exactly what we asked our players to do. When your number is called, take advantage of it. (Wednesday) Ziva really answered the call. the Gamecocks scored four straight points. From there, South Carolina out blocked Florida and the Gators never regained the lead. UF hole. joined LSU as the only two SEC teams to win a set against Florida this season. Early on we just didnt dig balls, Wise said. We were hitting balls out of bounds. I Recek has season-best outing in Gators win over GamecocksSEE HOOPS, P A GE 15 SEE FOOTBALL, P A GE 15 SEE V OLLEY, P A GE 15Florida is 7-0 in the Southeastern ConferenceMorrison The story of the match is Ziva. She comes in off the bench. ... She raised her level, she did exactly what we asked our players to do.Mary WiseUF coach


think we were just pressing too hard. Florida turned the momentum in the second set, at one point going on a 9-2 run to take a 20-13 lead. Soon after, the Gators tied the match at one with a 25-18 victory. South Carolina never got close to its initial hitting clip for the remainder of the match. The big difference in the match was when we started limiting (South Carolinas) offense, Wise said. First set, theyre hitting .395. and then from there they didnt hit over .100. We needed to make an adjustment and that we did. Florida jumped out to a 16-11 lead in the third set before cruising to a 25-13 win. After a back captured the victory with a 25-19 fourth set win. Alex Holston was a large part kills, eight digs and two service aces. Junior Mackenzie Dagostino contributed 48 assists and four total blocks. When you play a team thats playing that well, that low error, I mean theres no room for error, Wise said. Its a win on the road against a team that played well. Ill take it. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 15is going to be really important, Donovan said. Theres no doubt in my mind Scottie (Wilbekin) had the year he had because he responded the right way to adversity. Same thing with Patric Young. Same thing with (Casey) Prather, Will (Yeguete). All those guys responded well to that. Donovan is hopeful one of the younger leaders of his team will respond well to early adversity this season. Sophomore Chris Walker is suspended to a violation of team rules, Donovan conWalker will miss an exhibition game against Barry and two home games against William & Mary and Miami. Itll be tough, but I can get through it, Walker said. Walker said he hasnt spoken to Wilbekin, who faced a similar suspension at the start of last season, but he plans on reaching out to him. Regardless of the late start, Donovan believes Walkers greatest challenge this season will be managing the high expectations the Gators fanbase have placed on the young forward from Bonifay, Fla. Chris Walker played four minutes a game, all of a sudden everybody is expecting him to be a savior in the front court, Donovan said. I cant really tell you he is ready to handle that or capable of handling that or is in a position to handle that. Sophomore center John Egbunu has been a big addition to Floridas roster literally and metaphorically. The Nigeria native is the tallest and heaviest player on the roster. At 6-foot-11 and 266 pounds with a wingspan of about 7-foot-4. Egbunu is sure to make an impact if he gets to play. Egbunu is a transfer from the University of South Florida, so the Gators are in the process of petitioning the NCAA to grant him immediate eligibility I would say that right now, if I had to guess, its probably leaning more towards him having to sit out this year, Donovan said. Were going to exhaust all of our avenues and see where it leads us. As a freshman at USF, Egbunu started 31 of the Bulls 32 games, averaging 6.2 rebounds and 7.4 points per game. Donovan said freshman guard Brandone Francis has yet to be admitted to UF. Francis will not compete in the 20142015 season. Theres things he has to do academically while hes here to get himself eligible to play, Donovan said. If he progresses in be allowed to come back to practice for the second semester. DeVon Walker is out for the season with an ACL injury he suffered in July. Junior forward Alex Murphy wont likely see any action on the court until the spring semester. Donovan expects the midyear transfer from Duke in 2013-14 to sit out from NCAA transfer regulations. Donovan said he is pleased with the positive direction he has seen Eli Carter moving towards. He said the redshirt junior guard would be much, much better in terms of his availability this year. Carter, who missed most of last season while he was rehabbing a leg injury, is recovering from a little bit of an ankle injury, Donovan said. He has a bone bruise right now that shouldnt slow him too much, Donovan ple days of practice. HOOPS, from page 14Kan Li / Alligator S taffSophomore Chris Walker poses during the 2014 mens basketball media day on Wednesday in the basketball practice facility. Neal embracing playmaker role: Keanu Neal needed some time to adjust. The safety rarely played deep at Bushnell (Fla.) South Sumter High, so he never had as much responsibility in terms of coverage. But after more than a year learning under coach Will Muschamp, Neal has made strides throughout his sophomore year. has a team-high three interceptions and a fumble recovery for a touchdown in addition to 23 tackles and two pass breakups. He has been a guy that, it took him a little more time than it does others as far as scheme and to adjust and play the ball Muschamp said on Wednesdays SEC coaches teleconference. But he has got really good plays. Hes a very good tackler. He has very good instincts in the box and in the deep part of communication skills tremendously. He is a very hard self-evaluator, as a matter of fact probably too hard on himself at times. But he is a guy that continues to improve, gets better every practice. He goes out and hes got a tremendous work ethic. Ive coached a bunch of good safeties and hes going to be right up there with them at the end of the day. Injury update: Leon Orr is set to return to Floridas lineup on Saturday against Missouri. The redshirt senior defensive lineman has missed the Gators past two games since getting his knee scoped. Despite his absence, UFs defensive line has progressed, racking up 10 sacks in the last two weeks. The guys that have been playing up front have been playing really well, Durkin said. Im really happy with our rotation up front and obviously bringing him back just adds one more healthy body to the rotation, which is always a good thing. Well see how he does. 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16, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 GRAHAM HACKAlligator Writer@graham_hack24If anyone deserves to have a great senior year, its Karina Gutsche. After playing in only one game during her freshman season at UF, Gutsche fought to get playing time in her sophomore year. She succeeded, ultimately appearing in 17 games. By her junior season, she had earned the starting center back position. She started every match and averaged 85.5 minutes per game, the second most among her Gator teammates. After three years of climbing the mountain, it was time to savor a sweet senior season. No. 5 Florida (11-2, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) travels to Columbia, S.C., to face the Gamecocks (9-4-1, 2-3-1 SEC) tonight, and coach Becky Burleigh said she hopes Gutsche will be able to continue doing what the senior has wanted to do all season: Instead of leading the Gators, Gutsche has seen more time on the bench this She sprained her MCL during preseason and was games before returning in Floridas game two games as a substitute before getting the start against Missouri. Finally, she was about to regain her role at pected the swan song she had earned. But after playing only 37 minutes, Gutsche suffered a head injury while going for a ball with a Missouri player and was taken off She was back on the bench for two games. For anyone else, the discouragement would almost be unbearable. But for someone like Gutsche, who has always embraced challenges, one more wasnt enough to dampen her positivity. through the fact that its my senior year, Gutsche said. But its also been a fun journey, just because my role has changed, not only as a player but as a person. Part of that role has been her leadership, shes helped her teammates. Just from being able to watch so many games, I can see the things that certain people need to work on, she said. With my MCL injury, I focused mainly on Claire (Falknor) and Christen (Westphal), just trying to help them. Gutsche was able to return to the starting lineup against Mississippi State on Oct. 10 putting in 45 minutes and she will be looking to see more minutes as the Gators try to strong. Its so frustrating because obviously she spent the beginning of the season injured, came back, and as soon as she came back got injured again, Burleigh said, but hopefully thats all behind us now and shell be in the tant part of what we do.Senior to play after injury-plagued start to 2014 seasonSWIMMING FLORIDA IS 25-0 AGAINST KENTUCKY. AARON FRIEDLANDAlligator Writer@aafriedland Florida mens and womens swimming and diving team (M: 1-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference; W: 2-0, 2-0 SEC) will hit the road to face off against Kentucky (M: 0-1, 0-1 SEC; W: 1-0, 1-0 SEC) tonight at 7. The Gators are coming off a win against LSU last Friday after claiming 23 of 32 total events. The Wildcats have only had one meet so far this season against South Carolina with the men coming up short while the women came away victorious. UF remained undefeated alltime against LSU at a combined 36-0 after last weeks meet, and Florida looks to do the same against UK as it boasts a 25-0 alltime record (14-0 M, 11-0 W). The last time Florida and Kentucky met was Nov. 8, 2007 when the men won 165-129 and the women 167-132. Florida features three players coming off SEC weekly honors as Jessica Thielmann was named SEC Female Swimmer of the Week, the Warner was awarded her third career SEC Female Diver of the Week accolade. Mens freshman Caeleb Dressel lege career after earning the SEC Male Freshman of the Week. Dressel already has three individual victories this season and lay teams through two meets. Coach Martyn Wilby has been pleased with what he has seen so far early into this season. The freshman men were very impressive cant single any one of them out, Wilby said. But as a group, they are starting to understand what college dual meets are about and what college swimming is about. Anybody that was coach Troy set up the relays for the men by class and there was a lot of talk back and forth between the classes about who was going to win and the freshman men didnt back down. They certainly knew what racing was all about. season for this Gators team, it will ence. The freshmen have never traveled before...both sides, said things. You pack your swimsuit in your carry-on, dont put it underneath the plane, it might not get there. Just little things like that, that we now take for granted but the freshmen dont know how to do it. While Florida will take its talented squads on the road for the for the new class away from home and for coaches Gregg Troy and Martyn Wilby, how they respond and compete is how they will be evaluated.Florida faces Kentucky tonight after Fridays win over LSUGutsche UF Soccer