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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 He was caught sneaking over the fence, pg 5. The rental store is doubling in size, pg. 4. Savannah Jordan has made a smooth transition to soccer and has been a cog for the UF soccer team. Read the story on Page 14. 84 /57 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13VOLUME 109 ISSUE 41 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014Chabeli Herrera / Alligator StaffSwallowtail Farms founder Noah Shitama feeds grain to 2-year-old Dexter cow Grainne and her calf, 4-month-old Brie, on Monday. The two will be part of the farms new creamery set to open in early 2015. See story on page 3. CAMPUS ISABELLA ALSINAAlligator Contributing WriterHe was there when President Barack Obama prepared to tell the nation that Osama bin Laden had been killed. He was there with President George W. Bush as the World Trade Center towers collapsed. And Monday, former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will be here at UF. Carney will speak at the University Auditorium about his time at the White House. The event is free, open to the public and starts at 8 p.m. Weve brought in many journalists and press secretaries in the past, but not one that said Corey Flayman, Accent Speakers Bureau chairman. Accent has paid Carney $38,500 to speak, Flayman said. Students can pick up their advance tickets at the University Auditorium box Carney worked as a journalist for about 20 years, starting as a reporter at the Miami Herald and becoming TIME Magazines Washington Bureau Chief. Anyone that is interested in current news should hear him speak because he has served Former White House press secretary to speak at UFSEE CARNEY, PAGE 4 MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staff Writermmihm@alligator.orgKanapaha Middle School was evacuated for about an hour and a half Monday morning after a bomb-threat hoax left Alachua County Sherthe area for explosives. Alachua County Sgt. Becky Butscher said the school received the phone threat Friday but did not report it until about 9 a.m. Monday, when responded as students and faculty were evacutrained to go in emergency situations. Butscher said the departments bomb squad was not called out because there were no suspicious items indicating a bomb. Instead, deputies and staff members conducted a physical search. the sweep at the school. the department has received this school year. We dont want it to happen very often, but it is somewhat of a frequent thing that occurs at Threats typically come in on the last day of school, Butscher said, like before summer or Spring Break. She said if people hear of a bomb threat, they should avoid panicking. Middle school evacuates over bomb threat EARLY POLLS OPEN UNTIL NOV. 1. MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staff Writermmihm@alligator.orgEarly voting for the 2014 general election will begin Wednesday and run until Nov. 1, said Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter. Here in Alachua County, we found that a lot of our voters are excited to have the opportunity to have an alternate Theyre taking advantage of going to the early voting sites to cast a ballot on their Voters can locate their designated polling sites on the Vote Alachua website. They can also check their voter registration status and track absentee ballots as they are processed. On the ballot are U.S. representatives for Districts 3 and 5, governor, attorney sioner of agriculture, state representatives for Districts 10, 20 and 21, District Court of Appeal, District 1 County Commissioner, District 2 County Commissioner, District 4 County Tax Collector and High Springs City Commission. Three amendments are presented in this years election. Amendment 1 would connect Florida real-estate sales to conservation funding, which could amount to about $1 billion annually in restoration projects. Amendment 2 would legalize medical marijuana, and Amendment 3 would allow the elected governor to appoint new state Supreme Court justices as current ones complete their terms or manin Alachua County, 45,132 registered Republicans and 38,326 registered as other, according to the Vote Alachua website.Alachua County early voting begins WednesdayCarney We dont want it to happen very often, but it is somewhat of a frequent thing that occurs at schools. Becky ButscherSergeant


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 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014The Alligator The Alligator SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTSUNNY 81/52 SUNNY 79/54 SUNNY 79/52 SUNNY 81/50 SUNNY 84/57 The Alligator The Alligator VOLUME 109 ISSUE 41 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. Self-Defense Lessons with UF Kickboxing Club Interested in a unique teambuilding activity for your club or organization? The UF Kickboxing Club is offering free self-defense and kickboxing lessons to local groups. Please contact Genevieve at for more information. 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?Death Penalty Discussion On Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Gainesville Citizens for Alternatives to the Death Penalty will host SueZann Bosler with Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation. Bosler, whose father was murdered, and who was attacked and injured herself, worked for 10 years to get the murderer off death row. She believes the death penalty does not help the families of murder victims. The event will be held in the lounge at St. Augustine Catholic Church and Student Center at 1738 W. University Ave. Parking is free in the church lot, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact mark1343@ UF Panel on Violence Prevention and Resources October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. in Smathers Library, Room 100, advocates from the community will present information and share resources with students, faculty and staff regarding violence prevention. Join representatives from Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, Sexual Trauma/Interpersonal Violence Education (STRIVE) from GatorWell, Alachua County Victim Services, University Police and Gainesville Police. Topics will include how intimate partner violence and sexual assault impacts the lives of individuals on campus and in our community, available resources through agencies and how to contact the agencies for services. GatorNights Come to our Pumpkin Palooza Fall Carnival on Friday from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. Experience the thrills and chills of carnival games and rides on the Breezeway and the North Lawn. Tantalize your taste buds with fall flavors like pumpkin and apple cider. Enjoy live music and fun pumpkin photo-ops with your friends. Its always Friday, always free, with your Gator 1 Card. Register for RecSports weightlifting workshop Registration for the Olympic Weightlifting Workshop beginner-level course is now open. Led by a U.S. weightlifting-certified staff, this beginner course focuses on teaching the fundamentals of Olympic weightlifting and developing your clean, jerk and snatch movements. The beginner course will take place Sunday from 8 to 10 a.m. Register for $15 on rsconnect. This beginners workshop is the prerequisite for the intermediate workshop on Nov. 9. Big Pink Volleyball registration closes Thursday Big Pink Volleyball will take place on 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 Thursday at 5 p.m. on 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 events/detail/6014. Matheson Museums Fall Festival Join the Matheson Museums Fall Festival on Sunday 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. The festival features a tour of the second-oldest house in Gainesville, fortune telling, storytelling, pumpkin decorating, an arthropod petting zoo provided by the UF Entomology Club, historical reenactors and much more. 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 interested in increasing the breadth and depth of their impact on campus and in the greater Gainesville community. 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 visit 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 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, visit or email Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Andres Leiva / Alligator StaffStadiums in the SwampLola Mildrem, a 19-year-old UF wildlife ecology sophomore, runs through one of the east gates in Ben THEY ARE GETTING CHABELI HERRERAAlligator Staff Writercherrera@alligator.orgIn a push for added sustainability, the lush vegetables and members come January. be adding a creamery to its landscape early next year, serGrainne and 4-month-old Brie. said the idea of the creamery the farm becoming completely self-sustainable. cal food situation is about, for consumers to be able to have a good trusted source for their food, said Shitama, 35. managing the creamery once its in business, spent the last six months training through dairy farming and animal husbandry. This January, she expects to and yogurt. ucts made at the creamery can only be sold to pets because illegal for farms to sell unpaslicense. it right. into obtaining a license in the future to sell dairy products to customers. create usable manure to fertilize the crops. said. to build the creamery Gainesville native, started the community-supported agriacre of cultivated land and 30 shareholding households shares the farm sells to the public in return for delivering a box of seasonal produce to the houses at regular intervals. about 240 households and sells produce to local farmers marSatchels Pizza. On Monday afternoon, ShiGrainne as calf Brie snuggled close to her mother and shied stretched hand. he said of Grainne. goal. We are striving to be the Local farm making mooooves toward dairy productionC AMPUS JULIA MCBEEAlligator Contributing Writer ern Association for Science Teacher Education and the Mary L. Collins Teacher Educators. fessor teaching both graduate and undergraduate students. She said learn to engage students to learn and see science as a greater good. So its not just something from a ger than that. It is understanding a lifelong commitment to science education, participation and leadership. by her students. In every capacity, Dr. Pringle strengthens both our program and outstanding learning community, the ideal profession, she said. She said she taught high school biology, chemistry and integrated science in Jamaica. Then, through her masters and doctorate in science education. One of her goals is to increase the participation of minority populations in science and education. Teachers have to realize they are education teacher. I am constantly UF professor recognized for her work in science teacher educationPringle


4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014Gabrielle Calise / AlligatorBen Knazick, 24-year-old co-owner of Video Rodeo on West University Avenue, works at the store on Monday afternoon. The store will be moving to 10 E. University Ave. LOCAL PATRICK PINAKAlligator Staff Writerppinak@alligator.orgCollin Whitlock remembers the night a homeless man wandered into Video Rodeo with his only possession: a guitar. Whitlock, one of the video rental shops co-owners, played music with the man, and together the odd pair watched movies through the night. The memory is just one among many Whitlock will bring with him to Video Rodeos new downtown location come December. In order to reel in new customers and save money, the rental shop is relocating to 10 E. University Ave. and leaving behind its old location at 1119 W. University Ave., where it has conducted business for the last 10 years. Downtown is really an evolving neighborhood, he said. We want to be a part of the changing and shaping of it. Whitlock said the stores downtown lease will be $200 less per month than its current rent. None of the stores employees who are all considered co-owners earn a steady wage, he said. Most of the people who work here have other jobs, Whitlock said. Its something that were kind of passionate about. The cramped yet quiet store will also have twice the amount of space at its new location, near the Pop-A-Top convenience store. Whitlock said this will enable Video Rodeo to buy and display 700 books. Video Rodeo will hold onto most of its furniture, including its signature red, metal shelves, he said. UF journalism junior Kevin Sathyanath said he stumbled upon the store while walking down West University Avenue a few years ago. He said his favorite genre They have a different selection, the 20-year-old said. Their books are based much more on movies. Sathyanath said he likes supporting the local store and will visit its new downtown location. He also said the prices are cheap he bought all of the Chronicles of Narnia books there for $3. Its a casual atmosphere thats much more local and friendly than other stores, Sathyanath said.Video Rodeo moving to East University Avenue in December ALEXIA FERNANDEZAlligator Staff Writerafernandez@alligator.orgUF course evaluations roll around at the end of every term. Although some students may overlook them, faculty depend on them. Student ratings not only determine whether a professor will receive tenure, they also affect their future promotions or teaching awards. Faculty researchers from the University of California, Berkeley found that student evaluations are not the best method to rate professors and courses. are in a good position to observe some aspects of teaching, including clarity, pace, legibility and their own excitement or boredom. But, according to the study, students cannot rate effectiveness regardless of their intentions. We dont measure teaching effectiveness, the report read. We measure what students say, and pretend its the same thing. We calculate statistics, report numbers, and call it a day. Angel Kwolek-Folland, UF associate provost for academic and faculty affairs, said course evaluations are extremely important when considering the work of the faculty the university hires. Our creditors expect us to have standards for our faculty, she said. We also have high standards as a university and require our professors to meet those standards. While faculty members are expected to meet the teaching requirements of the university, the process of obtaining course evaluone. Edit Nagy, a lecturer in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has received less online evaluations from students within the last few years than she did when they were paper-based. I wouldnt say its better, but it is different, she said. Theres out an evaluation form. When they were paper-based, we could have Nagy said most students who end of a spectrum: those who responded well to a professor and a course, and those who did not. Smaller classes, she said, leave more chances to interact with students while larger classes make it different to be open with a larger audience. A native of Hungary, Nagy said she has received unfair evaluations from students based on uncontrollable factors, such as her accent. I have had some misunderstandings with students, she said. Sometimes my accent is an issue. The worst situation is when you have a small class and you only receive one evaluation. Students are not required to complete faculty evaluation forms, but Carmen Lopez-Ramirez, a 21-year-old UF Spanish senior, when there is an incentive. Ive had some professors offer extra credit or extra points on evaluation form, she said. For one out for every class.UC Berkeley study questions validity of student evaluations MORE THAN 400 UF IFAS RESEARCHERS WILL WORK ON THE PROJECTS. HANNAH HELMSAlligator Contributing Writer UF and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have received more than $4.57 million to study specialty crops in Florida. The U.S. Department of Agriculture grants will fund research for 34 Florida projects, including 24 studies by the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced about $118 million in grants to state agricultural departments to improve specialty crops, according to the USDA. Mary Duryea, a professor and associate dean for research with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences said with the grant, UF/IFAS can focus on Floridas specialty crops such as blueberries and strawberries. Florida is a leader as a specialty crop state, Duryea said. Were No. 1 in the U.S. in production of oranges, grapefruits, tropical foliage, sweet corn, sugar cane, beans, green beans, bell peppers, watermelons and tomatoes. One project will focus on strawberry breeding. The study will look into gene sequencing to strengthen strawberries against disease and increase their production. Elise Stoddard, a 22-year-old agricultural education and communication junior, said people often underestimate how much the USDA contributes to agricultural research. The fact that we are getting that large a sum in grants is a great way to show the USDAs support in what we are doing, she said. Duryea said that she is excited that these grants will be supporting IFASs many research goals. More than 400 researchers will be working on these projects, studying topics like genetically altering crops to increase yield and to make better quality, sweeter strawberries. In a press release, UF senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources Jack Payne said the awards show UF and IFAS are vital to the agricultural needs of Florida and the country.USDA grants $4.57 million to projectsCarney will be paid $38,500 to speakFlayman said. As a journalist, he covered the fall of the Soviet Union in 1990 and the impeachment and trial of President Bill Clinton. He was on Air Force One with Bush on Sept. 11. He has unparalleled experience and insight that nobody else has, and I cant wait to hear it, said Brandon Scott, a 21-year-old political science and economics senior. In 2008, Carney became Vice President Joe Bidens communications director, and in 2011, Obama asked him to become press secretary. In May, he stepped down as press secretary. The moment he stepped down, I was instantly interested and started inquiring for him to come speak at UF, Flayman said. Students can participate in a Q-and-A after Carneys speech. We try to bring speakers who are prominent, controversial of that and more. C ARNEY, from page 1Evaluations can affect professors tenure For the most part, for every class.Carmen Lopez-RamirezUF Spanish senior


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 CAMPUS TAYLOR RUSSELLAlligator Contributing WriterUF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is working to age of young professionals in A STEM Food & Ag Councilsponsored report released at Dialogue symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, last week found UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, said IFAS is doing its best to draw more students agriculture industries between of food science, is involved in food safety and security from 23-year-old UF agricultural operations management senior, portunities for our generation MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staff Writermmihm@alligator.orgA UF student was arrested at Gator was seen climbing a fence to Flavet women in order to avoid entrance fees Friday, according Blair grabbed Busattas police radio ability to call for backup, a report Blair was released Saturday at There is reassurance for jobs when these students graduate.Elaine Turnerdean of the UF College of Agricultural and Life SciencesBlair


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. 85 TOTAL VOTES40% YES 60% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgMondays question: Did you go to Homecoming events this weekend? Todays question: general election? Ebola fears show U.S. unpreparednessLately, Americans sound like a bunch of irrational nincompoops.Yes, I said it. The recent mass hysEbola sent Americans into a frenzy. Airline passengers are showing up to airports in homemade Hazmat suits, cable news is treating Ebola as if its spread to every corner of the contiguous U.S. and now ABC is prepping a miniseries based on the book The Hot Zone. For the love of all that is holy, can we all please calm down? Yes, Ebola is a terrifying virus that can kill with incredible speed and viciousness. Although the response to the initial infection in Dallas is frustrating, we have more to fear from our own panic than the virus itself. Sadly, fear, panic and mistrust seem to be the normal state of affairs in post-9/11 America, and the true effects are starting to rear their ugly heads. A large percentage of UF students were in elementary school on September 11, 2001, a day that forever changed our country. Its likely youve spent the majority of your life living in fear of terrorists, immigrants, exotic diseases and either Democrats or Republicans depending on your political persuasion. Fear is paralyzing this nation cant, which is a far more frightening prospect than three people contracting Ebola in the U.S. Despite the spread of fear and loathing to every corner tive that society is on the brink of a chaotic meltdown, but we dont have to listen. In no way should we ignore threats to our country. We should do a better job preparing for the possibility of deadly infectious diseases, terrorist attacks and even another result. We laugh at the doomsday predictors who grace television screens, but recently Americans have demonstrated that were woefully unprepared for a disaster. Floridians are encouraged to prepare for hurricanes each and every year, but if a storm threatens us, it appears no one heeded the words of the government or forecasters. People rush to grocery and hardware stores, stocking up on enough food and supplies to last until hurricane season in the year 2167. During the last hurricane threat, someone out there probably bought enough AA batteries to power a small country for a year. Thats not preparing thats insanity. Put plainly, its a gross overreaction to a serious event, and its further evidence of how unprepared we all are. Three Ebola diagnoses in the U.S. should not generate the panic and fear we see. Theres no reason to wear a Hazmat because one student 2,000 miles away may have been exposed to Ebola. Thats panic and overreaction, not preparation. If youre panicking about Ebola, are you also panickUF including that of a friend of mine yet how many of you losing your sanity about Ebola received your free do every year. Its the same rationale behind preparing for hurricanes, even if one doesnt hit Florida for another generation. Will Ebola spread and become the apocalyptic nightmare people fear? Probably not, but anxiety over a potential outbreak can ultimately hinder response and lead us down a more dangerous and threatening path. We can and should be prepared within reason for possible disasters, but if we succumb to fear, it seems likely our reactions to real crises may prove truly disastrous. Joel Mendelson is a UF grad student in political campaigning. His columns usually appear on Wednesdays.Sexual assault is not a genderI against women on college campuses, including the incidents at UF in late August and early September, the issue has gained new importance among Americas youth. Emma Watsons much-celebrated speech at the U.N. and aged both males and females to join in the struggle for gender The efforts of Watson and other activists to engage men such efforts often underplay or altogether ignore the extent to which some of the most important issues women face particularly sexual violence affect men as well. Incidents of sexual assault against male victims are much more common than many people realize. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), about 10 percent of U.S. sexual assault victims are male. Last years National Crime Victimization Survey found that a stunning 38 percent of sexual violence cases involved male victims. The issue of sexual assault against men is particularly prominent in the U.S. military. In 2013, nearly 14,000 men said they were assaulted, compared to 12,000 women. Obviously, the fact that there are many more men than women in the armed forces skews these numbers. Regardless, they still show that rape and sexual assault are not single-gender issues. On Saturday night, a man was sexually assaulted on the UF campus by another male. University Police released a timely warning following the incident, which stated the victim chose not to pursue further law enforcement investigation of the assault. Although it is impossible to speculate about this individuals reasons for declining an investigation, our societys stigma against victims of rape and sexual assault deters thousands of individuals from even reporting such incidents. Citing Justice Department statistics, RAINN has found that nearly 60 percent of cases of rape and sexual assault go unreported. Many male victims of sexual assault experience the same psychological and emotional effects as female victims, including anxiety, depression and anger. Male victims may also sexuality and blame themselves for not being strong enough to ward off their attacker. There is no doubt sexual assault primarily involves cases of male perpetrators and female victims. However, the recent incident at UF serves as a stark reminder that sexual assault can happen to anyone. The fact that people of all genders can be victims of rape and sexual assault further reinforces the notion that each and against all genders are acknowledged, respected and destigmatized.TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Kristan Wiggins EDITOR Bakr Saliq Colleen Wright MANAGING EDITORS Elliot Levy OPINIONS EDITOR Joel


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 Consider the following two events that transpired during UFs Homecoming week. First, the UF Board of Trustees selected Dr. Kent Fuchs to be the universitys next president. Second, I attended a UF-based talk which, among other things, alluded to the innovative research that could possibly be going on in the area of creating apps to remind people to brush their teeth. Lets now juxtapose these two aforementioned events that happened on the UF campus last week with three history-making events that happened in the broader U.S. society in the same time frame. First, the deadly Ebola virus made its way to the U.S. Second, gas prices fell to levels not seen since 2010. Third, our stock market dropped by as much as 460 points. What a week! While I wholeheartedly endorse the selection of Dr. Fuchs as UFs next president, as a member of Innovation Gainesvilles local technology community and Americas broader technology industry, I would like to ask everyone to unretire the great humanities. Lets bring them back to the workforce in technology companies, in particular, as well as all other businesses. Why? We need them. According to the UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, it is the work of the humanities to help us critically think through life and labor. Technological innovation is a good thing. But is society better off with just technology alone? No. Society is better served when both the humanities and technology be excited over the fact that we can create something. However, its also important to consider whether we should create something. And if we believe we should, then we should also critically think through all of the intended consequences that could possibly arise from our creations before we make them. As I shared at the talk I attended last week, although I am an engineer, I refuse to use my humanities-dominant brain power to help companies create technology that remind people to brush their teeth. You, the technology consumer, deserve better than that. If you agree that the humanities should be unretired and given the same attention as technological innovation, then please write to Dr. Fuchs, the new UF president I already have. Let him know, that is enough! everyone is now onboard to unretire the great humanities! Suzanne Andrews is a member of the Innovation Gainesville community, and the founder of That is Enough!That is Enough It is time for us to focus on humanitiesGuest columnThe middle of the Fall 2014 semester has arrived. The middle of the semester signals the beginning of some wonderful things, such as the ability to start tentatively unpacking your sweaters in preparation for cooler weather ing marketed in every single food product imaginable. Theres a whisper in the air of the holiday season just around the corner, when we can go home and blissfully forget about project deadlines. However, it also signals the crunch time of the semester. chance to sit down and breathe, you realize, Oh my God, its almost time to start picking classes for next semester. the most stressful semesters Ive had yet. Comparing the sestudents at UF are starting to feel a little exhausted, stressed and overworked. Many of us are wondering if in the long run all of this work is really worth it. Here is a message for everyone: You can do it. As a body of college students, we generally operate on minimal sleep. We occasionally manage an entire days worth of activities on nothing more than a large, iced coffee. We stuff our days full of meetings and classes and social activities and return home at the end of the day with more than stay out all weekend and wake up for an 8:30 class Monday cram for tests like our lives depend on it. College is hard. The middle of the semester is hardest because the buildup of and weigh heavily on our shoulders. Despite this, we can do it. Complaining about our classes is therapeutic in the short term. However, these classes and these tough and stressful situations will ultimately help us get where we want to be in life, whether thats medical or law school, studying in a graduate program or starting a career. Sometimes, when we are so focused on the stressful aspects of life, we forget about what we are working toward. Ask yourself: Why are you here in school? What are you aiming for? Where do you want what you want to be when you grow up I still dont know myself. Most people do have some idea of what they want their lives to be like, what they want to see when they look back on their college days in their hopefully old age. Remembering why we are here and what we want to do in the future can be a rallying cry to help pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off when the pressures of the semester start to become unbearable. In the hard, dreary doldrums of the Fall semester, I urge everyone to remember why they want to be in college. I urge every student to say to themselves once a day, I can do it. Being able to attend college at all makes us incredibly fortunate and privileged. So many people around the world do not have the resources we as students do or even the ability to pursue any opportunity that will be offered in our lifetime. Whether you sake, we are all lucky to be here at UF despite the struggles of our football team. I, like probably most college students, struggle frequently with procrastination. If you dont, I commend you. Tell me your secrets. Im going to make a conscious effort in the second half of the semester to remind myself, I can do this. I can succeed this semester and conquer it with the power of my pencil, my highlighter and my computer. I will put on some good studying music and stop procrastination in its lazy, meandering tracks. I will remember the goals and aspirations Im working toward when it seems like studying for my next economics test is slowly killing me. Lets all remind ourselves of these things because our education is important and always will be. Lets remember that we can do this. Sally Greider is a UF English and public relations sophomore. Her columns appear on Tuesdays.Have mid-semester blues? You can do it! Just remember were all in this togetherColumn Sally Suzanne AndrewsSpeaking Out


GABRIELLA NUEZAlligator Contributing WriterFlorida voters will have the opportunity to legalize medical marijuana on Nov. 4, and a panel of experts presenting at UF hopes to educate the public about the issue. Legalize Marijuana? A Conversation with the Experts will take place at 10 a.m. Friday at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The Florida Law Review organized the event, and its being sponsored by the Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series. We feel that we dont get much factual discussion about the issue, said Dustin Mauser, a third-year UF law student who helped plan the event. We hope to expect people who want to hear the facts of marijuana. State voters have wavered on the issue this year. According to a Bob Graham Center for Public Service poll conducted in September in collaboration with a handful of other media outlets, 57 percent of respondents said they would vote yes on Amendment 2. About two weeks before decision day, support seems to have dwindled, said Shelby Taylor, Bob Graham Center spokeswoman. The more information thats out there, the more informed they can be, Taylor said. It could certainly change the mind of individuals. I dont know that itll change the outcome. About 18 million people readily use marijuana each year, and 23 states have recently legalized its medical use. Washington and Colorado also legalized its recreational use. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014Kat Anthony / Alligator StaffToss For TatasUF health education and behavior senior Lien Tracy Dang, 23, plays a game called Toss for Tatas offered at the alpha Kappa Delta Phi carnival on Monday evening. The proceeds of the carnival went to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. VISIT ReportIncident/IncidentEntry_ Disclaimer.aspx MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staff Writermmihm@alligator.orgGainesville residents now have the option of reporting non-emergency incidents to Gainesville Police online rather than by phone. GPD debuted its Online Crime Reporting Service on Monday, giving people the ability to report certain incidents on the departments website. Locals can report criminal mischief, damaged or lost property, fraudulent use of a credit card, harassing phone calls, prepaid credit or debit card scams and theft, a release said. So much of our lives are lived online these days, GPD spokesman Now you have the opportunity to interact even more with the police department by making reports online. The online service is a direct and quick way to report crime, but it is strictly meant for non-emergencies where there is no need for an in-person Incidents that require immediate attention or involve a known suspect or crime scene that could contain evidence important to investigators should be reported to 911 immediately. are also urged to directly report that to police using their phone instead of the online service. All online reports are reviewed by false report is considered a crime.GPD launches online crime reportingCAMPUS NICOLE WIESENTHALAlligator WriterJuan Serrano volunteers to comfort strangers in their last moments. Sometimes, he turns the TV on for them. Other times he reads books to them. Most of breaths. the ones who were with them before, and they introduce you, Serrano, 21, said. This is the patients name; he or she had this disease, and this is happening. Serrano acts as volunteer coordinator for No One Dies Alone, a UF Health Shands Hospital program that matches volunteers with dying patients to ensure they have comforting At the moment of their deaths, the strangers have no friends or family to be with them, said Serrano, a UF interdisciplinary studies senior. Sometimes family members cant bear to watch their loved ones die. During a usual shift, hell comfort an unresponsive elderly patient whos hooked up to numerous machines, he said. When the nurses have other patients to help, Serrano is left to offer his presence. If theyre unresponsive, its not like you can start playing the TV for them or singing to them, Serrano said. Youre just there to be a witness most of the time. He waits, holding the patients cracked hands, and watches the patients struggle to live, he said. They resign themselves to their fate, he said. The body always keeps struggling. ed of his own mortality. He thinks about how hes not going to live forever, and then he hears their last breaths. minutes so you never know when it can end, Serrano said. Its a process never a moment. He said the skin becomes a little whiter, the lips become pale and the breathing stops. Every time it makes me think, This might be me one day, he said. Is this what I want? Will there be no one by my side? Volunteers? Family members? Its hard not to think about yourself in that setting, but its relieving to know that theyre not suffering anymore. Debra Davis, NODAs overseer, said she she was a new nurse. She said there was a patient dying, and nobody could be with him. She felt like he should have someone with him at the end of his life. He was an older gentleman who was dying of advanced cancer, she said. He was kind of scared, and he was alone. Most of the patients are unresponsive, she said, but volunteers can play music for them, read them religious passages if the patient is religious and hold their hands. Meghan Pardo, who graduated with a health science degree from UF in May, recalls one volunteer session when she was asked to wet a womans mouth. I didnt know how often it needed to be done, so I asked the nurse that, the 22-yearold said. And she said, You know, as often as youd like it to be done to you if you were in her position. That was the big teaching lesson that I use a lot now. The program has about 20 active volunteers, Serrano said, but he hopes more volunteers will join in the spring. Students who volunteer are often interestIt helps you decide whether or not you really want to develop that career path, said Janine Cruz, a UF Health Shands nurse. It helps them understand really how important it is to show compassion at all times in their lives, especially when their lives are coming to an end. Davis said she has seen changes in the hospital staff since she implemented the program. I think the program has really inspired some of the nurses to be more sensitive to patients at the end of life and to develop some unit initiative for patients at the end of life, she said. Nurses make blankets for patients and now. Its to bring more compassion and sensitivity to people at the end of life, she said. Family members have expressed gratitude to volunteers for their services. If its traumatizing and daunting to me to see a total stranger die then how would it be for someone whos known them for 20 years whos been with them for 40 years, Serrano said. He said one time an elderly woman sent him a thank you card for being with her dying husband. She was so happy that when he passed moments, he said. Volunteer shifts are usually three hours long, and volunteers can be called in six times a day or once a week. Volunteers can decide how often theyd like to be called in based on their schedule. Students interested in volunteering can contact the UF Shands Volunteer Services Department. The program has 20 volunteers They resign themselves to their fate. The body always keeps struggling.Juan SerranoNo One Dies Alone volunteerUF to host panel on legalization of marijuana Friday


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 Andres Leiva / Alligator StaffSing Me A SongClyde Montgomery, a 20-year-old UF botany sophomore, sings Dog Days in the Broward Hall Rec Room on Monday night. He is a part of The Staff, a 12-man a cappella group. TECHNOL OGY MARGARET AMENOAlligator Contributing Writer UF students can now follow 3 billion data collections like they follow their favorite celebrities on Twitter. Students, faculty and staff with a UF email address have access to live data series from around the world with dataZoa. The resource allows users to create and customize their own personal dashboards of information that update automatically. The aggregator uses government and private sources to gather data on topics ranging from unemployment to weather, said Jay Kemp Smith, the creator of dataZoa. Through dataZoa, students can upload tables and charts to their iPhone or tablet. DataZoa is an excellent way for students to learn how to look at data for an employer in a variUFs Bureau of Economic and Business Research has used dataZoa to create an online database about the state of Florida. Bureau Director Christopher McCarty said the data tool is valuable because it brings information like unemployment rates and income data together. All those things are in bunches of different places, he said. And you want to have them all on your space on dataZoa. A student might have different research interests. They might want to maintain their own website with their own set of indicators that theyre interested in. Smith said that a students ability to know how to use raw data could be useful in workplace. UF business administration sophomore Colin Campbell said he agrees that the data program would be very valuable as an aspiring entrepreneur. Once summer comes around I will have time to do some personal research, he said, and this data would be just as valuable to me if not more to my employer.UF now offers access to online data collection for students IT STARTS AT 4 P.M. NICOLE WIESENTHALAlligator WriterGainesville and UF organizations will come together Thursday to present a panel on domestic violence. As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, groups will host the UF Panel on Violence Prevention and Resources in an hourlong program starting at 4 p.m. in Smathers Library, Room 100. Alachua County Victim Services, University Police and others will present resources on domestic violence and sexual assault, said Jessie Lazarchik, the community education project coordinator with Alachua County Victim Services. Naomi Phineas, the UPD victim advocate, said some may not recognize that theyre in an abusive relationship because they perceive abuse as purely physical attacks. It also includes psychological abuse, economic abuse and emotional abuse, Phineas said. Everyone, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, can attend. Genevieve Schave, a 20-yearold UF biology sophomore, said she plans on attending the panel so she can be prepared for any situation. The safety defense classes are kind of popular so this would be another resource that students would use if they had the choice, Schave said.Groups to hold panel on domestic violence Once summer comes around I will have time to do some personal research, and this data would be just as valuable to me if not more to my employer.Colin Campbell business administration sophmore


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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Savannah Jordan has made a smooth transition onto UFs soccer team. Read the story on Page 14.Poll QuestionHow many more games will Florida football win this season. Vote online at FLORIDAS FIRST GAME IS AGAINST WILLIAM & MARY ON NOV. 14. ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Alligator Staff Writer @EricaAlyssa No. 7 Florida has exactly 24 days Megan Reeves / Alligator StaffFlorida point guard Kasey Hill (0) poses for a photo during the mens basketball teams media day on Wednesday. UF has room to grow as practice begins IAN COHENAlligator Writer@icohenb cal. on Sunday. has recently stepped in as one hitters. Recek has also seen her Since then, Recek has South Carolina. Sunday. has decreased.Gators volleyball playing the hot hand at outside hitter MARY FRANCISAlligator writer@_maryfrancis lanta. Austin secured a seat in the national Freshman Kuhlman wins singles draw at regional championshipSEE TENNIS, P A GE 15She won against a teammateKuhlman Your position is never set in stone. Yes, you do have a starter, but you always have an position.Mackenzie DagostinoUF setterSEE HOOPS, P A GE 15 SEE VOLLEY, P A GE 15QuotableAt the beginning of the season we said we would evaluate the season as it plays out. We will continue to do so. Jeremy Foley, UF athletics director


ALEX MAMINAKISAlligator Writer@alexmaminakisAcross the back of Savannah Jordans neck, in ink, reads The Dash. dies. they accomplished in it and the impact they made on those around them. envisioned. the case by any means. very active and outdoors a lot throughout dan said. Jordan said she made the transition to socthat she could have more of a collegiate and professional future. Mission accomplished. fers before her freshman year of college? She gives credit to her long time coach and trainer, Mac Williams. club soccer. said, so they just put me in goal. Upon realizing that she despised playing player on the team. better. Williams said she began to elevate past her teammates. Williams said Jordans rapid development tense drive to be the best player she could be. day. She came, she made the team and, durMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, In the time they trained together, Jordan said Williams taught her everything that she He basically trained me in everything ing, Jordan said. He basically taught me just built on everything every day and kind than a player and a coach. Williams said he considers Jordan one of his children, and the feeling is mutual. dad, Jordan said. position. terest from colleges across the country. schools early in the recruitment process. She didnt limit herself to the South, though. Jordan said she took trips all over the country in Jordan said. I kind of looked at any school In her sophomore year of high school, Jordan committed to Auburn University. She nior year, she decided to de-commit. head coach, reached out to Jordan and exyears of high school. Unfortunately for the Gators, Jordan had didnt give up the pursuit. I could see the potential in this kid, ahead of her. Soon after Jordan de-committed from You could just tell on her visit that she And thats different from a lot of kids. That visit ended up being all Jordan needplay her college soccer. coaches and players created a family atmosphere. all the coaches and just kind of fell in love Mac Williams said he received a phone call from Jordan shortly after she committed to be. er of the Year after starting every game for goals in as many matches for the national team in January. has helped her along her journey of pursuing a successful soccer career, but that she didnt envision such prosperity in such a short amount of time. have next goals in mind. ALLIGATOR Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffSophomore forward Savannah Jordan, who started playing soccer at the age of 12, became an immediate impact for Florida, scoring 22 goals as a freshman. Kan Li / Alligator Staff Making it matter: Jordan makes smooth transition into soccer


parts of the press at this point. Though Donovan mentioned the potential for young players to contribute offensively. Hes been good. I mean, van said of Chiozza. I think the biggest thing in the press is hes really good on the ball but the problem is when hes off the ball, where you rotate to, when to come up, when to Those are things hes going to have to learn and get better at Chiozza may not only be looked to for full court press but also for defensive leadership. said sophomore guard Kasey Hill. On defense for example I didnt talk a lot last year, and I can see him going through the same thing right now. Helping him in that way I could say I became more voAfter three practices so far collective weakness that he has battled personally and this years team is battling it as a whole. We dont talk a lot as But I feel like were improvHill learned his own lesson about being active and both vocally and physically during what Donovan described as an up and down freshman year. The one thing I was disappointed at him last year, and Kasey knows this because we had discussions about this, I thought a lot of times his effort and his energy was really And hes such a great kid, and hes so laid back sometimes. Its not a good disposition as a 6-foot-1 point guard, and I would say that since weve practiced, I have not Over the summer, Hill took Donovans critique to heart and put in the effort. He lost weight and went from 180-185 pounds to 170-175 pounds. Hill said he also focused on learning more about UFs game. Just learning, learning about pick-and-roll, jump shooting, jump shots, 15said. Just getting the offense Despite playing six fewer sets this season, Mallette has more kills, more points, a higher hitting percentage and nine fewer errors than Santos-Lamb. What we tell all our players, your job is to keep working hard everyday in practice so that when your name is called, you can consaid. Freshman outside hitter Carli Snyder has also seen her playing time dip lately in favor of the more experienced Recek. But in 12 more sets this season, Snyder has played better than Recek. The freshman has roughly double the juniors kills and has a higher hitting percentage but has also committed 18 more errors. Both (Ziva and Gabby) have shown of recent that theyre in a pretty good offensive zone right now, but the decision really had to do a lot with defense as much as And since circumstances will continue to change, Floridas lineup will too. Wise has experimented with different players in every match this season. In addition to Mallette and Recek, middle blocker Shainah Joseph and setter Abby Detering have played in certain spots to either shift a sets momentum, take advantage of an opponents mismatch or simply to gain experience. As the midway point of the season draws closer, Floridas bench has shown consistency despite Im really proud of our team and the resiliency they have day was a perfect example of both nals at the 2014 Riviera/ITA AllAmerican Championships. I was so proud to see not only the quality of tennis, but perhaps even more importantly, the way coach Roland Thornqvist said in a release. class and respect for each other. Remember, we do this every day in practice, so these girls are used to playing against the best every No. 14-ranked and No. 3 seed junior Brianna Morgan won all four rounds until dropping the title-winning match with Kuhlman. No. 7 seed Peggy Porter feating Georgia Techs Natasha Prokhnevska, 6-4, 6-4, but then dropped to teammate Morgan, 6-2, 6-2. No. 89-ranked and No. 13 seed Belinda Woolcock defeated Georgia States Linn Timmermann, 7-6, 6-4. nals, the sophomore dropped to Miamis Stephanie Wagner, 6-3, 6-1. Australian Stefani Stojic won Yukako Noi, 6-2,6-3, but followed that with a loss to Miamis Sinead Lohan, 6-3, 6-4. Spencer Liang defeated Stetsons Maja Salibasic in Round 1, 6-3,6-2, but dropped to Silva Garcia from the University of Georgia, 6-4, 6-3. No. 51-ranked and No. 9 seed Kourtney Keegan dropped round one to Florida States Daneika Borthwick, 0-6,6-3,6-4. The work ethic that these eight players have is unparallel, even with our national champiTheir attitudes, their willingness to learn and work on things TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 15Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffUF womens tennis coach Roland Thornqvist looks down the courts prior to Floridas 4-0 win against Louisville on Jan. 25 at the Ring Tennis Complex. Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffOutside hitter Gabby Mallette swings for a kill attempt during Floridas 3-0 win against Arkansas on Sunday in the OConnell Center. Thornqvist pleased with his teams performance, work ethic TENNIS, from page 13 VOLLEY, from page 13 HOOPS, from page 13Chiozza struggling with press, Hill needs consistent effort


JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126Eight weeks have come and gone so far this college football season. With just six weeks remaining until the regular season comes to a close, the Heisman Trophy watch is in full swing. The alligatorSports ballots have been casted, and here are the results thus far. 1.) Dak Prescott, Quarterback, Mississippi State: Prescott has done nothing short of excel during his second year as No. 1 Mississippi States starting signal caller. The junior led the Bulldogs to three straight wins against top 10 Southeastern Conference teams in thenNo. 8 LSU, then-No. 6 Texas A&M and then-No. 2 Auburn. Prescott threw for at least 246 yards in all touchdowns to just two interceptions. He also gained 303 rushing yards and six touchdowns on the ground during those three games, as well. 2.) Marcus Mariota, Quarterback, Oregon: Mariota is on pace to top both his passing yards and passing touchdown totals from 2013, and he is one of just two quarterbacks with at least 100 pass attempts to not throw an interception aging 10.4 yards per pass attempt, which is second only to Clemsons Deshaun Watson (10.5). 3.) Amari Cooper, Wide Receiver, Alabama into the season, Cooper has already set a career-high in receptions (62) season. Outside of a two-catch, 22yard outing against Arkansas this week on Oct. 11, Cooper has at least eight receptions and 91 yards in receptions per game (8.9), yards per game (129.7) and is second in 4.) Ameer Abdullah, Running Back, Nebraska: Abdullah leads the Big 10 with 14 rushing touchyards per game for the No. 16 Cornhuskers. The senior has scored at least two rushing touchdowns in each of the last four games and recorded a career-high four rushing touchdowns during Wisconsins 38-17 win against Northwestern on Saturday. 5.) Melvin Gordon, Running back, Wisconsin: Gordon leads the nation with 174.33 rushing yards per game which accounts for 36 production this season. The junior tailback is one of four players with at least 1000 rushing yards and is the only one to do so in six games, yards per carry on 132 rushes. 16, ALLIGATOR Moriarty McPherson Otero Johnson Czupryn Ameer Abdullah Nebraska Melvin Gordon Wisconsin HEISMAN WATCH With the college football season reaching week 9, alligatorSports editors Jordan McPherson, Eden Otero and Richard Johnson along with staff writers Jonathan Czupryn and Morgan Moriarty placed their ballots for the 2014 Heisman Melvin Gordon Ameer Abdullah Marcus Mariota Amari Cooper Dak Prescott Amari Cooper Ameer Abdullah Melvin Gordon Marcus Mariota Dak Prescott Bo Wallace Amari Cooper Everett Golson Marcus Mariota Dak Prescott Melvin Gordon Tevin Coleman Ameer Abdullah Shane Carden Dak Prescott Amari Cooper Ameer Abdullah Marcus Mariota Todd Gurley Dak Prescott 5th 4th 3rd 2nd 1st5 2 0 1 0 0Melvin Gordon7 0 2 1 0 0Ameer Abdullah8 2 1 0 1 0Amari Cooper14 0 0 2 2 0Marcus Mariota25 0 0 0 0 5Dak PrescottTotal Points 5th (1 Point) 4th (2 points) 3rd (3 Points) 2nd (4 Points) 1st (5 Points) Heisman Leaderboard alligatorSports ballots Dak Prescott Miss. State Marcus Mariota Oregon Amari Cooper Alabama Prescott, Mariota lead Heisman race as season progresses