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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 Julie Johnson joins the Institute of Medicine, pg 3. Researchers hope to apply cure to humans, pg 8. The nationwide chain is selling 82-cent burgers, pg. 5. Columnist Eden Otero explains why she thinks volleyball coach Mary Wise relies on her senior back-row players. Read the column on Page 13. 81 /50 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13VOLUME 109 ISSUE 42 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014Gabriella Nicholas / Alligator My Fair Lady Toss. The Alachua County Fair is being held at the Alachua County Fairgrounds at 3100 NE 39th Ave. and will continue to run until Saturday. Alligator Staff WriterThe District E senator seat is still vacant, despite Tuesdays UF Student Senate meeting agenda. Members did not vote in District E senator candidate Amanda Meyers, who was taken off the agenda for not submitting additional proof of residency before the meeting. District E represents students living outside of Alachua County. the seat during the Fall 2014 Student Government elections. Additional proof of residency for eligibility is required for the seat, according to Senate President Joseph Michaels. Senate President Pro Tempore Davis Bean said Meyers position is pending until her documentation is in. Bean said Meyers will be present at the next Senate meeting once her paperwork is submitted. Later in the meeting, the Senate voted in favor of $632 in funding for the Academic and Career Excellence Student Mentoring Society. The organization is a mentoring service for UF students, as well as other schools in the community. The prove the funds next week. Before the meeting began, ice cream was served to senators during an orientation on bills, resolutions and parliamentary procedures. Michaels ended the meeting with inspiration for the new senators. You are orientated, Michaels said. You made it through orientation. The term has begun, and its time to start working for your constituents.District E still lacks senatorSTUDENT GOVERNMENT Alligator Staff WriterThe Association for Women in Sciences hoping to form a partnership with Santa Fe College. with UF and will host a meeting at Santa Fe today at 1:15 p.m. in Room W-206 to gauge student interest, said the groups spokeswoman Kim Van Vliet. There is a lot of talent at UF and Santa Fe, Van Vliet said. Our organization is sort of a way to connect all these groups. The regional group was established in January as an offshoot of the national association, which is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. We hope to increase the number of Vliet said. UF is just one area of focus. 40 members and is open to both men and women, she said. It aims to provide equal networking, mentoring and career development opportunities for women in STEM UF bioengineering senior Matias Kaplan said discrimination against women is currently face. Unfortunately, with many engineering classes, theres a much larger proportion of men to women, the 22-year-old said.Women in Science to reach out to Santa Fe STEM students SHE SPOKE ABOUT BULLYING. Alligator Contributing WriterIn anticipation for Saturdays Pride Parade, a group of about 20 people gathered at Cymplify Centrals small coffee shop and listened to leading LGBT researcher Elizabethe Payne speak. Payne traveled from her post as founder and director of the Queering Education Research Institute at New York Citys Hunter College on Tuesday night to discuss the importance of restructuring school culture to better address LGBT bullying. Local LGBT activist groups chipped in to pay Payne about $800 for her discussion, which took place at 5402 NW Eighth Ave. Six organizations were involved in co-sponsoring the event, including UF LGBT Affairs and the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida. According to Paynes studies, the No. 1 cause for bullying is appearance, followed by an individuals perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. Tessa Arthur, a marketing sophomore, is an LGBT Affairs ambassador and marketing director within the external cabinet for UFs Pride Student Union.LGBT researcher speaks at Cymplify Central Pride eventMeeting is today at 1:15 p.m. Kim Van Vliet SEE LGBT, PAGE 4 Joseph Michaels


News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator ISSN 0889-24232, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014The Alligator The Alligator TODAYFORECASTSUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY SUNNY 81/52 SUNNY 79/52 SUNNY 79/50 SUNNY 79/50 SUNNY 81/50 The Alligator The Alligator VOLUME 109 ISSUE 42 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 WHATS HAPPENING?History Honor Society book sale Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society will hold its annual Fall book sale today and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in KeeneFlint Hall just outside Room 105. Books are sold for $1 or $2, and proceeds directly benefit Phi Alpha Theta. Death penalty discussion Today 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 to 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 impact 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. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 FACULTY CHLOE STRADINGERAlligator Contributing Writer The dean of the College of Pharelected into the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. advisory organization during its 44th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Its really a huge honor, she said. including the universitys seventh the institutes goals, Jennifer Walsh, of Pharmacy. Paul Doering, emeritus distinsearch, served under four different deans and said Johnson fully deserves the recognition. When I look at Julie Johnson, I dont see maleness or femaleness, he said. I just see an exemgust 2013. cular realm. search, Doering said. Johnson on her research. Translational Research. Walsh said. Last year, the institute comathletes. Another study focused on anamatic stress disorder in military and Johnson said there arent many in the institute. dean, she said. sions, is really just this major recogPharmacy dean elected to instituteJohnson THE LAW REQUIRES PHOTO ID. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON The Suafter a federal judge said the right to vote this year. Like earlier orders in North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin, the start of early voting in Texconfusing. unsigned order, like those in the other three states, offers no voter fraud. Democrats contend that such cases are extremely rare and that voter ID measures voters, many of them minoriUS Supreme Court allows voter ID laws


In my high school, one lesbian in my grade had to drop out for mental health issues, Arthur, 20, said. LGBT students are more susceptible to emotional toll from harsh words because usually, theres internalized shame about being LGBT. LB Hannahs, director of LGBT Affairs, had Payne as a professor while attending Syracuse University and is involved with Paynes institute. When we talk about LGBT bullying, we tend to think of it in the context of K-12, (and) we tend to stop talking about bullying on college campuses, but it still happens, and we dont think about it in the same way, Hannahs said. Forming Gay-Straight Alliance groups and creating safe spaces and character education are some forms of fostering cultural changes in school environments, but Payne said she worries school curriculums rely too heavily on students to create change. Days chosen to celebrate LGBT people are often associated with days marking victimizations, disease and murder, Payne said. We need to give LGBT youth the idea that they have the ability to grow up with happy, healthy and whole lives. 4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014Sarah Hernandez / Alligator Leading LGBT researcher Elizabethe Payne speaks to a room of UF students and educators at a lecture held at Cymplify Central at 5402 NW Eighth Ave. for Gainesville Pride Days. ITS CIRCULATING ON SO CIAL MEDIA. PATRICK PINAKAlligator Staff Writerppinak@alligator.orgAs the Ebola epidemic unfolds, Internet users should be aware of scams, fake articles and links containing viruses circulating social media channels. book is an article citing an Ebola not true. Once users click on the link from Feednewz, a create-yourown-prank website, it alerts people theyve been pranked. But not everyone clicks the link before sharing, thus the frenzy. Theres a lot of stuff on the Internet thats not true, and its up to the individual to verify it themselves, said Andrew Selepak, director of UFs Masters of Arts in Mass Communication in social media. Otherwise, you kind of embarrass yourself by sharing something or spreading something that isnt true. Selepak said this phenomenon happens often during times of disasters. He said he commonly sees people sharing links to fake news stories on Facebook. Sadly enough, theres always going to be people that like to stir the pot or like to take advantage of the ignorance and goodwill of others, he said, and social media is simply allowing people to do it on a grander scale to a wider audience. One thing Internet users can do is research information for themselves, using websites like Snopes, Selepak said. Snopes currently has a list of the top 25 hottest urban legends, which currently includes a handful of Ebola-related articles. That website is really good for helping people kind of get through these rumors that are getting thrown around the Internet that arent true, Selepak said. UF biology sophomore Pam Inglett said she would have clicked on the link, just in case it were true. She said she doesnt think these practices are ethical. People shouldnt be tricked, the 19-year-old said. (They) are scared right now.Hoax claims Ebola case in OcalaC AMPUS ARIANA FIGUEROAAlligator Staff WriterWith the Ebola epidemic, UF is preparing for potential virus outbreaks on campus. Certainly, Ebola is on everyones mind, said UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes. Sikes said students need to remember the during this time of year, which is why everyone should be mindful of face-touching habits. We are working on general communications that will go out campuswide about viruses in general, she said. If there were an Ebola case in the UF community, UF would work with the Florida Department of Health to identify people who had contact with that individual. Then the department would determine if anyone needed to be monitored, isolated or potentially quarantined, and UF would assist in that process, Sikes said. The recent meningitis case is a good example of how UF and the health department worked together to conduct contact tracing, Sikes wrote in an email. Fedro Zazueta, associate corporate information Academic Technology and a professor in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Dedeveloped ways to deal with virus outbreaks. scare back in 2009, the university had a general strategy to reduce contact among people. UF has now developed a system for students to continue their classes if the campus must be quarantined, Zazueta said. Faculty members have created their in-class courses to be readily available online in a course management system if campus were to shut down.UF starts preparing protocols for potential virus outbreaks THE ASSOCIATED PRESSProminent FSU fraternity suspended TALLAHASSEE, Fla. One of Florida State Universitys more prominent fraternities is being suspended amid an ongoing rape investigation. Campus police say they are investigating an alleged sexual battery that occurred at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house. Authorities were called about the incident early in the morning on Oct. 11. ters to the fraternity telling them because of the seriousness of the allegations, they cannot hold normal activities or participate in intramurals. All contact with pledges must also be placed on hold. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that Pi Kappa Alpha, or the Pikes, as they are known, were at the center of an investigation into a brutal rape in the late s. The fraternity was kicked out of FSU and did not return for more than a decade. Police: Jacksonville man robbed, fatally shot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. A 62-year-old man is dead after he was apparently robbed and shot while on his way to work. Police say the shooting occurred shortly after 4 a.m. in Jacksonville as Gary Leon Bell neared a bus stop in an area of the city where extra patrols were ordered earlier this year because of a high crime rate. The Florida Times-Union reports police believe Bell was robbed before he was fatally shot. Roads in the area were closed early Tuesday as police investigated. No further details were immediately available. Cyclist dies after being hit by commuter train DANIA BEACH, Fla. Authorities say a commuter train fatally struck a 53-yearold cyclist near Fort Lauderdale. The crash happened Monday as Jerry Smith failed to yield at an intersection in Dania Beach. The Broward Sherall safety equipment including lights, bells and gates were working properly as the train neared the intersection. Deputies say Smith navigated around the safety gates and tried to cross the tracks ahead of the train. He was struck and thrown off the bicycle. cials pronounced him dead at the scene. cide unit is investigating. Teen, 13, pulled over in stolen front-end loader OCALA, Fla. Police say a 13-year-old runaway in north Florida stole a front-end loader and began driving down the interstate with the idea of going to Fort Lauderdale. The Marion County Sheraway Sunday morning and went looking for a vehicle to steal at a nearby construction company. The Ocala Star-Banner reported that the boy couldnt so he grabbed a front-end loader parked in the companys lot and drove it through a locked gate. He made it about 3 miles down the busy Interstate 75 before a Florida Highway Patrol trooper stopped him. Fort Lauderdale is about 280 miles south of Ocala. The boy is charged with commercial burglary, grand theft and criminal mischief.In the news: FSU frat; cyclist death; Jack sonville man shotShe wants better education, prevention LGBT, from page 1 Andrew SelepakSikes


GEMIMA ROSIER Alligator Contributing WriterFor a price that usually gets them one-third of an order of chili cheese fries, Krystal customers were able to purchase the classic Krystal hamburger and a small drink for 82 cents Tuesday in celebration of the oldest burger chain in the Southeasts 82nd anniversary. Employees placed trays of steaming burgers and fries in front of customers ranging from a tiny, blond toddler to a group of rowdy construction workers. The red, white and blue building at 7700 W. Newberry Road is speckled with six black-andwhite photos on one of its walls, each showcasing past Krystal locations. Gainesville native Terrald Bryant, 43, has been enjoying the mini square-shaped burgers since 1987, when the chain was exclusively known for its small sliders. At the time, there was a location that was walking distance from UFs campus, Bryant, a lawn technician, said. After the clubs and football games, everyone would go to Krystals, Bryant said. When Bryant was in high school, his footum. After, he and his friends would trek across the street to feast on the most popular item on the menu the Krystal. Bryant can still remember watching the employees place the square meat patties side by side on the large grill. He would order about 20 burgers at 25 cents each. Nowadays, Bryant does not frequent the burger joint as much because he lives across town. When he does get a chance to stop by, he gets the breakfast bowl, which has become his favorite. I get grits, cheese, eggs and a choice of meat, he said. ing building in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Partners Rody Davenport Jr. and J. Glenn Sherrill wanted to provide quality food and low prices to people during the Great Depression. tals and a cup of coffee, said Renee Beckham, Krystal district supervisor for Gainesville and Jacksonville. opened in the Roosevelt Hotel in downtown Jacksonville, Beckham said. Back then, one Krystal cost one nickel, Beckham said. Now, its 79 cents. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5Megan Reeves / Alligator Staff Krystal celebrated its 82nd birthday Tuesday by offering 82-cent hamburgers and a small drink throughout the day. NA TIONALKrystal celebrates 82nd anniversary with 82-cent burgers HUNTER WILLIAMSONAlligator Staff WriterA few years ago, Fiki Owhoso didnt care about sustainability. After participating in environmental education programs, the 19-year-old Santa Fe College engineering sophomore started getting more involved. And today, she is helping to host Santa Fes Campus Sustainability Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oak Grove. No matter how much we try to stay far away from sustainability, its always right down the corner, Owhoso said. Students can learn about the environment and ways to raise awareness at the event, which will include guest speakers, such as Steve Robitaille, the board president of Florida Defenders of the Environment. There will also be a public screening of Gimme Green, a documentary about the effects of human waste in the environment. Digital Media Technology program coordinator, Eric Flagg, will host a discussion with attendees afterward. Taking care of the environment doesnt require completely changing your lifestyle, said Vilma Fuentes, Santa Fes academic affairs assistant vice president. You can begin by taking small incremental steps, whether its recycling, or composting, or riding your bike to school or work thinking more in terms of economic viability, she said. You can take lots of small steps that can really make a big difference to the broader picture.Sante Fe to celebrate Sustainability Day with guest speakers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON North Koreas reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S. citizens who are still being held. There was no immediate explanation for the release of Jeffrey Fowle, who was quickly whisked to the U.S. territory of Guam before heading back to his wife and three children in Miamisburg, Ohio. Relations between Washington and Pyongyang, never warm, are at a particularly low point, and the U.S. has sought unsuccessfully for months to send a highlevel representative to North Korea to negotiate acquittals for all three men. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said Fowle was seen by doctors and appeared to be in good medical health. She declined to give more details about his release except to thank the government of Sweden, which has an embassy in Pyongyang, for its tireless efforts. Harf would not say whether any rectly with the North Koreans. Fowle, 56, arrived there on April 29 and was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at the nightclub. Christian evangelism is considered a crime in North Korea. He was awaiting trial the only one of the three Americans held by Pyongyang who had not been convicted of charges. The two others Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller were each sentenced to years in North Korean prisons after court trials that lasted no more than 90 minutes. The three Americans entered North Korea separately. Analysts say North Korea has previously used detained Americans as leverage in its standoff with the U.S., a contention that Pyongyang denies. sibility of a diplomatic opening in ties between the two countries should North Korea free the detainees.North Korea frees one US detainee; 2 more still heldELECTIONS THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJACKSONVILLE Floridas leading sniping at each other over everything, from the economy and the minimum wage to the death penalty. Republican-turnedDemocrat Charlie Crist and Republican Gov. Rick Scott, essentially tied in moments before the television cameras to come up with some of the most personal attacks leveled so far in what has already been an extremely negative campaign. Crist called Scott out of touch with regular Floridians, while Scott called Crist a divider who switched parties and policies to further his political career. What is he saying this year that he actually believes, whether its on taxes, education or abortion? Scott asked. As they debated the economy and who was responsible for the recovery, Scott contended that Crist, the son of a doctor, grew up rich and didnt know the struggles of saying Scott, who is now a multimillionaire after growing up poor, didnt care about the middle class and spent all his time in a private jet and seaside mansion. Crist used that line to stress the need to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, which Scott opposes because he argued it could prompt some businesses to pare back the number of jobs they offer. Scott said he did believe there should be some sort of minimum wage in place, but when asked how much it should be, he responded: How would I know? I mean, the private sector decides wages. They each took digs at the others past, with Crist attacking Scott over his time as the head of the hospital chain HCA/CoMedicare fraud. Crist repeated a line from one of his ads, saying Scott once invoked his Fifth Amendment right against selfincrimination while questioned about an unrelated civil lawsuit.Final Florida gubernatorial debate heated and personalAnd a Gimme Green documentary screeningCrist Scott


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.Dont fear after college: best years ahead There comes a time in every college students life when a strange, unwelcome thought suddenly adulthood is just around the corner, and its calling your To many college students, this is an uncomfortable to ignore the tiny voice inside your head reminding you that youre getting older and closer to becoming a real because we are constantly told that college will be the teachers longingly reminisce about their own college To me, this year used to be a learned that becoming an adult years in college have given me sons that will be valuable not only in the months after Moriah Camenker is a UF public relations senior. Her columns usually appear on Tuesdays.Proposed travel restrictions fuel baseless Ebola fear A den, have argued that a travel ban could actually worsen the a scare tactic to needlessly confuse and alarm voters ahead of 40 TOTAL VOTES72% YES 28% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgTuesdays question: Will you vote early Todays question: Did you watch any of the gubernatorial debates? WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Kristan Wiggins EDITOR Bakr Saliq Colleen Wright MANAGING EDITORS Elliot Levy OPINIONS EDITOR Moriah


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 College football is a murky business. Any organizations that pull in so much tax-free revenue, have the universities and the communities that house them and have such ubiquitous control over its unpaid employees are bound to be caught up in some shady stuff. Florida State University is the most recent school with its hand caught in the cookie jar of college footballs corrupt politics. With legitimate, national news organizations like ESPN and The New York Times turning their gaze onto the university, many unwelcomed blemishes seem to be making their way into the national spotlight. FSU is being portrayed as a university with, at best, a football program whose ensured success takes precedence over everything else. In the most recent report from The New York Times, both the Tallahassee Police less-than-proactive approach to punishing football players for criminal activity. However, there seems to be one constant behind this, a singular source that appears to be attracting the full brunt of the national shame straight toward the year-old kid. Jameis Winstons story has evolved from portraying him as a prodigal savior, to a pariah, to a vindicated champion, to a bumbling fool and to a pariah once more. Hes been lambasted on TV, revered all the more locally as he continues to win and is turned into a meme on Twitter. #BlameJameis has emerged as a sort of mocking rallying cry one that FSU students have taken up ranted hate that has now broadened to the university as a whole. In some sense, this is a fair criticism. Its easy to squint your eyes at autographs, screamed obscenities; tools one would need to cast angry judgment on someindividually? Without the hysteria-ridden, hyperbolic 24-hour news cycle compounding stories of university-wide cover-ups of 19and 20-year-olds running around with BB guns, the moral outrage falls apart. What this really all comes down to is the most critical issue of the matter: the sexual assault charge against Winston. That was the genesis of everything that came after, the reason we scowl and not laugh when Winston stands on a table in the union and screams obscenities against women. This is not to say that the still ongoing investigation does not deserve attention quite the opposite, in fact. By comparing the sexual assault allegations with every other petty deviance that has gone on this year with Jameis Winston, it diminishes the weight of a sexual assault allegation. Discussing things like illegally signing his name on too many pieces of paper not only draws attention away from the assault charge, but also inevitably ends up trivializing it. In peoples haste to compound the evidence against Winston, and by extension the university, theyre burying the lede the endemic culture of rape and the way in which sexual assault cases have been so mishandled at FSU. And that is what gets to the core of the problem behind FSUs growing notoriety in the eyes of the nation. Weve reached a point where the football program, namely its star quarterback, is now charged with maintaining the universitys good name. His every action and subsequent reaction from both the local police force and the university is examined under the most scorching of microscopes and our need to join in on the damnation of an unpopular player and a now unpopular program lets incidents with BB guns get treated with the same kind of severity if they had been touting pistols on the quad. Corruption within big-time college athletics has happened before, and it is bound to happen again. The NCAA has always masqueraded its exploitation of student athletes under the guise of free education, and it is anything but news when universities protect the law. We pick our spots on our level of outrage when it comes to the skewed morality inherent in college athletics FSU just happens to be a prime target right now. This isnt to say that some of the systematic problems of the sanctity with which football gets treated in Tallahassee arent important. The problem of sexual assault, however, is now getting clouded behind a compounding of relatively inconsequential things like stealing soda from a restaurant. What people need to understand is that these two crimes dont compare, and lumping all of it under the same #BlameJameis Twitter tag deviates the conversation away from whats truly important. What matters is the mishandling of the sexual assault charge and what both the Tallahassee Police Department and FSU are doing to change the way they investigate these type of cases. Everything else is just noise. David Walker is the arts and culture editor for FSU News. A version of this column originally appeared on UWire.Blame Jameis misses the point UWire Its fall, yall. The season of pumpkin spice lattes, candy corn, pumpkin carving and a very occasional nip in the air after all, this is Florida has fully descended upon us. With this season, it seems every basic white girls wildest dreams are coming true. I, too, am a basic white girl who loves fall. Sometimes I the Pumpkin Harvest soap in my bathroom, which smells heavenly. However, I have a few autumn musings that dont fall nicely into this wanderlust season thats sprinkled with fake leaves and misted with all of the pumpkin scent one could ever want. At times, even the most basic girls sometimes just cant handle fall. With that in mind, here are some friendly suggestions for the fall season. First, it may be fall, but leggings are still not pants. One might treat them as pants, and you have every right to do so. Please, wear leggings if your heart desires. Just understand that they are not pants. Leggings are tight and stretchy and, on a good day, might double as yoga pants if youre lucky. On a bad day, they look like tights or fuzzy paint plastered over girls backsides. Leggings get a little better if one is wearing a relatively long shirt, but Im not sure the female species will look back on this fashion decision with fondness. Call me old-fashioned, but theres just something about seeing people from behind wearing leggings without a shirt of adequate length that the wearer. Second, in any SEC college town, fall means football. This year, it seems football also means tailgates waisted shorts that miss the short mark by about 5 miles and move into the Are you even wearing pants? territory instead. Theres no nice way to put it: Your butt hanging out of your shorts just isnt cute. I understand that this is college, and high-waisted shorts are a popular college trend. You probably have a nice butt, and even Meghan Trainor says shes bringing booty back in her new hit single, All About That Bass. However, those extra inches of padded skin dont make my list of things to see on gameday. Orange and blue, Albert and Alberta and thousands of fans screaming Go, Gators! all make the cut. Your butt does not. servation concerns skimpy Halloween costumes. Theyre old news, but theyre still hanging around or should I say, hanging off of their respective wearers, despite how stupid they are. Again, girls have every right to wear an itty-bitty costume if they want to. Theyre probably not all that different from clothes worn when going out on any other night of the week. However, its still silly. If you want to be a cat or Minnie Mouse or Superwoman, be those things, but dont be the scantily-clad version of them because you wont even look right. Minnie Mouse wears a red and white polka-dot dress, not black booty shorts and a polka-dot crop top. Fall is a fabulous season. Pinterest boards come to life. College students double as apple pickers, pumpkinpatch visitors and corn maze goers. Basic white girls everywhere are thriving in their natural habitats, but sometimes that thriving gets a little out of hand. College students are adults. We can all make our own decisions. Yet, in light of these three interesting fall trends, and as a basic white girl, I personally suggest a little more class and a little less Lindsay Alexander is a journalism sophomore. Her columns appear on Wednesdays.Basic white girls literally cant even handle fall seasonColumn Lindsay David WalkerUWire


8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014Ashley Miller-Shaked / AlligatorMore SNAP VansUniversity Police Capt. J.J. Holcomb announces to the UF Student Senate on Tuesday that if approved, Student Nighttime Auxiliary Patrol vans available will double to eight to reduce wait time and increase the sysLAUREN MALONEY Alligator Contributing WriterArea hospitals have teamed up with the Alachua County Fire Rescue to update wireless routers in ambulances, making communication between dispatched vehicles Shands and North Florida Regional Medical Center rescue units have had new routers installed, which will maximize the function of existing cardiac monitors, radio communication signals and computer connections in each emergency vehicle, according to When it comes to peoples lives, there is no time to waste, said Mark Sexton, Alachua CounVehicles were previously hooked up to a 3G network, Theus said, which was not as reliable or as fast as the new routers 4G LTE cited to hear about the new router I think that anything that is helping the patients get well at a more expedited rate makes a posiTheus expects other counties to implement this change because of the promising results produced Alachua County has one of the best cardiac save rates in the state of Florida, and this system Ambulances get improved wireless When it comes to peoples lives, there is no time to waste.Mark SextonAlachua County spokesman THE ASSOCIATED PRESSPRETORIA, South Africa Osyears in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with Wearing a dark suit, the double-amputee athlete was subdued when Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the punishment in a Pretoria courtroom, ending a televised trial that was closely followed at home and abroad by those who The man known as the Blade Runner because of his carbonserve 10 months, or one-sixth of his sentence, in prison before he is eligible to be moved to house arrest, South Africans seemed torn between acceptance of the ruling, touted by some as an example of judicial accountability in a nation that shed white, racist rule 20 years ago and nagging concern that Pistorius received leniency Crime is crime, and youll pay for it, said Petrus Lekota, a Johannesburg resident who noted that Pistorius well-paid legal team was Mia was surprised that Masipa had earlier acquitted Pistorius of murder and instead convicted him of the lesser crime of culpable hoIn reaching the verdict against Pistorius last month, Masipa accepted his account that he accidentally shot Steenkamp, a 29-year-old model and television personality, through a closed toilet door in his home after mistaking her for an inStill in his suit, Pistorius left the courthouse in a police van with ered around, with some whistling, shouting and banging on the sides Prosecutors, who were disappointed by the culpable homicide conviction, had requested a 10-year they were considering whether to A close friend of Steenkamp, Gina Myers, wore an image of the I really dont think any of us will heal anytime soon, Myers POLITICS THE ASSOCIATED PRESSers at high schools and job fairs, Carol Davis has noticed that the registrants, especially younger ones, are increasingly choosing They instead are picking No Party AfFlorida gained more than 600,000 new voters since the last gubernatorial election in 2010, and the overwhelming gains came biggest numeric jumps were in Miami and the Interstate 4 corridor, the stretch of highThey say theyre tired of partisan politics, said Davis, who does registration drives for the League of Women Voters of tired of being bombarded with information from a party, and they prefer to be indepencreasing around the nation for the past two decades, their rise is particularly resonant in of Novembers gubernatorial election, and future presidential races, as more voters like to express her disenchantment with how the current political system works without givI just dont feel like Im in either category, so having to choose a party just doesnt seem right, said Kazenas, who hasnt decidRick Scott or Democratic challenger Charlie He was previously acquitted of murderPistorius Some of them said theyre just tired of being bombarded with information from a party and they prefer to be independent.Carol Davisvoting registrator RESEARCHERS HOPE CURE CAN BE APPLIED TO HUMANS. ALEXIA FERNANDEZAlligator Staff The research uses stem cells from donated umbilical cords from dogs, said Kathy Petrucci, mal Cell Therapies, whom the university has conducted a pilot study where we only treated The results were good, so we moved to a conAlthough the study is still in progress, Petrucbilical cords and insert them into the elbow or A total of 18 dogs out of 150 in the study have Petrucci said the research is awaiting FDA approval for veterinary businesses to begin using the treatment on dogs they receive in their It seems to me like there are people and research groups out there who are committed to


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9Colleen Wright / Alligator StaffHenna Hands STUDENTS CRESONIA HSIEHAlligator Contributing Writer Two UF students will present their work at a national sustainability conference in front of more than 1,000 students Sunday. Sustainability studies senior Alex Ahrenholz and environmental engineering senior Camille Mekwinski will present at the student summit portion of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education 2014 Convention & Expo in Portland, Oregon. Allison Vitt, outreach and communications coordinator for the UF ity is proud of the two 21-year-old This is a very big deal to have our students accepted to facilitate a workshop, Vitt said. There are only a few students selected from all the abstract submissions, and to have our very own UF student interns represented at the premier national conference for sustainability in higher ed is something were very proud of, she added. The students will present a onehour workshop titled A Hut Trend: Student to student engagement enabling sustainability, which will be one of only four workshops presented at the convention. The workshop will include activities, games and prizes for students attending the conference. The workshop will teach student leaders how to foster peer-topeer interactions, equip students with tools for creating commitment to sustainability among members and talk about ways in which new, sustainable social norms may be developed. Its exciting for the university to be present in kind of a bigger format than just like a small poster board, Ahrenholz said. Ahrenholz and Mekwinskis workshop will be based on their sustainability hut, a mobile, solarpaneled contraption used to teach students on campus about how to live environmentally friendly lives. Mekwinski and Ahrenholz to promote ecological living to students on campus. Were just teaching people that (interaction) is a better way to inform people about sustainability and sustainability principles than just information-based campaigns, Ahrenholz said. Mekwinksi said she is excited to be showcasing a workshop at the conference in front of her peers. Tyler Burkett, a UF chemical engineering junior, has visited the on-campus sustainability hut and participated in the activities that Ahrenholz and Mekwinski will be displaying Sunday. I thought it was really interesting, Burkett, 20, said. Burkett said she thinks the hut is important to inform students about sustainability. We can always do more, he said.UF Sustainability interns to present work at US conference THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start canceling cable service in HBO, add a network here and there why would anyone sign up now for cable? Well, dont sound the death knell for cable companies yet. Some would-be customers may balk when they see just how much paying a la carte actually costs. Stations that offer services a la carte will have to pay for marketing that the cable and satellite companies usually cover. Fewer eyeballs on live TV could mean less advertising revenue, since online ads are generally cheaper, and that will boost the networks cost of running the channel. And smooth streaming costs money: To avoid so-called throttling during peak evening viewing band distributors like Comcast and Verizon and paid up so that its streaming service would run at a higher bandwidth and work more smoothly. Those added costs might be passed on to customers. And for all those cable haters out there, sorry: Cutting the cord wont mean cutting out your cable provider. They often own some of your favorite channels (Comcast owns NBC Universal, parent of Bravo and USA) and in most areas, they are the gatekeepers to the Internet. Offering popular channels like HBO over streaming could actually help cable companies sell more expensive broadband services to customers. The cable business is evolving from mainly selling you a pay-TV package to mainly selling you a broadband Internet service, said FBR Research analyst Barton Crockett. Content companies and cable companies are evolving from being very worried about making their content available through Internet services to very excited about that. Its a way to sell their Internet and get people to pay for faster speeds. The growth in streaming services will appeal to a segment of consumers that the traditional pay-TV providers have a harder and harder time communicating with: the millennials and so called cord-nevers who havent viewed Pay TV as a compelling option until now, says MoffettNathanson partner Craig Moffett. In fact, HBO said its standalone HBO Go service is largely aimed at the 10 million U.S. households that have broadband Internet service but do not pay for TV. So as more channels start to offer a la carte services, cable providers will shift to focus on their broadband services, Moffett thinks. Cable companies will become increasingly reliant on broadband and gradually evolve their business models to be less and less video-centric and more broadband-centric over time, he said. That leaves satellite pay-TV companies like DirecTV and Dish Network Inc., which have no broadband capability as the odd man out, he said.Hold up, cord cutters: Cables here to stay THE ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON For Amerwas more than just a skilled artist who helped give them a dose of into his dresses, beaded gowns and pantsuits. He was also a friend to some of them. From the teal pantsuit Hillary Rodham Clinton wore when she was sworn in as a U.S. senator to a red gown for Nancy Reagan to a gray suit still hanging in Laura Bushs closet, de la Renta endeared himself to some of the most scrutinized women in the world, A-list developing a keen sense of what they wanted and needed out of their clothes. De la Renta died late Monday at age 82. Laura Bush and former President George W. Bush mourned the loss of our dear friend. Clinton said her entire family, including former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, would miss the designers warmth and friendship. The familys statement recalled many happy times shared with de la Renta and his widow, Annette, especially those spent in his beloved Dominican Republic. Nancy Reagan said de la Renta was a fashion legend, as well as her friend of nearly 50 years. They knew he understood them, made them feel comfortable, said Anita McBride, who was Laura Bushs chief of staff in the White House. Mrs. Bush always said he knew what women needed to look and feel beautiful. Michelle Obama, for her part, preferred the work of up-and-coming designers and chose the thenunknown Jason Wu to design both of her inaugural ball gowns. It took years for her to wear more established designers, such as Carolina Herrera and de la Renta. He had criticized her several years earlier for not wearing an American label to a 2011 state dinner for the president of China. Less than two weeks before the famed designers death, Mrs. Obama donned a de la Renta desleeveless black dress, with royal blue and gold appliques from neckline to hemline, at a reception that followed a fashion education workshop she held for design students at the White House. Oscar de la Renta was a pioneer and a visionary who helped generations of women embrace their most Tuesday. clothed their daughters, la Renta This is a very big deal to have our students accepted to facilitate a workshop.outreach and communications coordinator


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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG 2015 linebacker recruit decommits from FloridaFour-star recruit Jerome Baker the No. 5 outside linebacker in commitment from Florida to Ohio State on Tuesday.Soccer falls in polls UF mens golf senior J.D. Tomlinson had a career-best outing in Orlando. Read the story on Page 14. GRAHAM HACKAlligator Writer@graham_hack24Becky Burleighs message to her team this week was simple: remember who you are. After starting their Southeastern Conference schedule a perfect 6-0, the No. 8 Gators (11-4, 6-2 SEC) had a dismal weekend, losing games at South Carolina and Kentucky both unranked teams. Both matches were uncharacteristic for Florida, a team that has played with patience and maturity all season, especially in potential letdown games. The UF coach believes the issues that resulted in both losses what has made the Gators so successful this season. I think it was just us not quite being in sync, Burleigh said, and I think the good news about that is I think theres some stuff Its just a matter of more getting back to our basics, getting back to what we do best, because what we do best, its a team game for us. Its much more of a collective effort. Playing as a team is what has made the Gators so dangerous this season. Twelve different Gator players have scored the teams 34 goals, making attacks tough to defend for opponents. But over the weekend especially against Kentucky, Florida since Sept. 12 Burleigh said the players began to get frustrated and impatient, and instead of allowing the offense to come to them, they started trying to make plays individually. We all have to trust one another that if we give a ball were gonna get it. ... We just have to Jordan McPherson / Alligator Staff Burleigh wants Florida soccer team to remember who they areOTEROS OPINIONComing into the 2014 season, UF volleyball coach Mary Wise said Florida was looking to become more dominant on defense. Now, however, I wouldnt say Florida is completely dominating on the defensive end. The Gators are 57th in the nation in blocks per set (2.43) and 301st in digs per set (12.38). So why is Wise not rotating her defensive specialists around more to create a bigger defensive presence? With three seniors libero Holly Pole and defensive specialists Taylor Unroe and Madrience in the back row, so its understandable why those three receive most of the playing time. that those three seniors provide, there are still three defensive specialists Lindsey Rogers, Sam Dubiel and Nikki ORourke that arent playing as much who are just as capable of playing at the level Unroe and Monserez are playing. So why is Wise choosing to stick so closely to the seniors? My editor posed this question to me the other day. Its a fair question. Human nature says that we want to know why we cant see what these other players are capable of. So, Ill give you my slightly complicated response. I think Wise has played the three seniors so much not just because they have a wealth freshmen prepared for collegiate volleyball is a big feat. At the beginning of the season, freshmen outside hitter Carli Snyder and middle blocker Rhamat Alhassan continued to tell reporters how much faster the speed of the game is and theyve both seen ample playing time. If it was fast for them and theyve already appeared in the starting lineup, then how be everywhere at all times? Also, Dubiel the defensive specialist shes ever seen has been recovering from a strained abdominal muscle; understandably shes only played in a total of two sets because of it. To add, it was incredibly useful to hold UF not utilizing back-row depth MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Staff Writer@Morgan_MoriartyFlorida fans get a break from the downward spiral that is the 2014 season thanks to a bye this weekend. But fear not college football fans, there are plenty of other games to enjoy throughout the weekend. No. 6 Oregon @ California Friday, 10pm, Fox Sports 1 in this series, but California is currently third in the PAC-12 North standings. A win for the Bears at a neutral site the game is being played at the new Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, California, would shatter Oregons playoff hopes. No. 1 Mississippi State @ Kentucky Saturday, 3:30pm, CBS Top-ranked Mississippi State trava Kentucky team that is one of the most improved in the Southeastern Conference. The Bulldogs are currently a 13.5point favorite, but they have a target on their back being the No. 1 team in the land. An upset victory for Kentucky would undoubtedly be a signature win for second-year head coach Mark Stoops. No. 3 Ole Miss @ No. 24 LSU Saturday, 7:15pm, ESPN Ole Miss showed some slight vulnerabilities last week against Tennessee by not being able to score any points until late in the second quarter. The Rebels then went on to roll 35-3. This week, Ole Miss gets a big road test traveling to Death Valley for a night game one of the toughest environments to win no matter how good a team you are. Oregon-Cal opens up Week 9 of college football FridaySEE COLUMN, PAGE 15 SEE CFB, PAGE 15 SEE SOCCER, PAGE 15 Eden Otero I think it was just us not quite being in sync.Becky BurleighUF coach


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continue to emphasize that, Burleigh said. The more we move the defense, the ball in one place, whether its because we dont switch it, because we dribble ... the less things are going to happen. regain form before facing Tennessee on seBurleigh said because the entire team has such respect for the thing shes worried about heading into the match. This is an unbelievable senior class, and Burleigh will be leaning on that leadership to help right the ship and get the left, there isnt much time to do so, but Bursuccessful ascension to No. 3 in the counenvironment if Wallaces turnover issues No. 4 Alabama @ Tennessee Saturday, 7:30pm, ESPN2 What was once one of the best rivalTides continued dominance and the Vols trend downward. This is also former Tennessee head land Stadium since his disastrous stint in Knoxville in the 2009-10 season. Crimson Tides offense from the sideline, there has been speculation that hell coach from the booth for this one. South Carolina @ No. 5 Auburn Saturday, 7:30pm, SEC Network South Carolina has fallen off the radar after compiling three SEC East losses, but in the Top 10 in the preseason for a reason. Spurrier gets a chance to prove hes it close, and even more so if pulls off the upset. Continue reading this story online at ALLIGATOR, 15AP PhotoRebels quarterback Bo Wallace (14) releases a pass during Ole Miss 34-3 win against Tennessee on Saturday in Oxford, Mississippi. Wallace and No. 3 Ole Miss face the No. 24 LSU Tigers in Death Valley this weekend. Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffSenior libero Holly Pole squats to dig a ball during Floridas 3-0 win against Geor gia on Oct. 10 in the OConnell Center. SOCCER, from page 13Florida faces Tennessee on Saturday for senior night Wallace, Ole Miss face LSU on the road CFB, from page 13ORourke, Dubiel, Rogers seeing little to no playing time this yearDubiel out as long as Wise did because once But this can also affect Wises game plan for next season. defensive specialist returning next season the libero position. her rested so their program doesnt lose its das defense in 2013. The then-sophomore competed in 76 sets 2013 (1.53). But were still missing freshman defensive specialist and former outside hitter for her club team Rogers. side hitter before coming to Florida therebefore throwing her into a match. ferred to as a big puzzle piece for next seasons squad. COLUMN, from page 13 UF Soccer


16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 BASKETBALL ERICA A. HERNANDEZAlligator Staff Writer@EricaAlyssaChris Chiozza is just one of many new faces to the Gators 17man 2014-2015 mens basketball roster. The Tennessee native is not the tallest nor the heaviest on the team the freshman point guard weighs in at 168 pounds and is exactly 6-feet tall but Chiozza said hes working on getting his weight up to 175 pounds by the start of the season. He said hes gained 10 pounds since hes arrived at UF. During his senior year at his Memphis (Tenn.) White Station High School, Chiozza averaged 15 points and eight assists per game. Ranked No. 45 in the country by, Chiozza also received offers to play at Auburn, U Mass, Memphis, Ohio State, Richmond and Tennessee. Here are six questions for the Florida freshman. 1.) Who is your closest friend on the team? Devin Robinson, I knew him before we got here. We met each other at camps in the summer of junior year and we were both getting recruited by Florida so we used to talk about thinking about coming here. And I had committed before him so then once I committed he was just like Well I might as well go there. So we knew each other our whole senior year and we got here together in the summer and we were roommates. 2.) Has anyone stood out to you during off-season workouts as taking on more of a leadership role? Jon Horford, hes a really good leader. Hes always talking and just telling people where to be at all times. Hes one of the more experienced people on the team even though he hasnt been here, hes been in college in Michigan, hes a real nice leader. I look up to him a lot. 3.) Hows your ball handling? I work on that, you know, you still got to work on that. Ive always kind of been a better ball handler so I dont work on it as ly still work on it. 4.) Whats your favorite Gainesville restaurant? Mi Apa. I get some empanadas. I try to switch it up, I dont really ever get the same thing twice, except for empanadas, I start off with those. 5.) Whats your all-time favorite movie? Space Jam. Michael Jordan and cartoons: mix them together and its the perfect movie. 6.) How have you enjoyed living in Gainesville so far? Its lovely, I like the weatherits a lot better than Memphis. Its just a great environment. Just people knowing who you are when you get off campus. Just great fans. I like it already.Six questions with freshman point guard Chris ChiozzaKan Li / Alligator StaffUF freshman point guard Chris Chiozza speaks with Kevin Brockway of the Gainesville Sun during the Florida mens basketball team media day on Oct. 15 in the basketball practice facility.