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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator Reitz Union Arts and Crafts Center reopensGroups can book the space for up to 50 people, pg. 3UF and Vietnam university sign agreementThey agreed to make applying for joint research funding easier, pg. 10 The Florida womens basketball team defeated Arkansas by 14 on Thursday in Fayetteville, pg. 14VOLUME 112 ISSUE 47Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida By Christina MoralesAlligator Staff WriterMillennial men are more likely to report sexual harassment actions, like a joke with sexual connotations, a catcall or an uncomfortable look, according to a new study. surveyed 188 millennials, ages 18 to 35, using an online research platform between Nov. 27 and Nov. 28. The studys results, released Jan. 4 showed 41 percent of men compared to 21 percent of women responded that they would report subjective sexual harassment, said Robert Norberg, The Agencys director of strategy and research. To carry out the survey, The Agency used MAVY, an online community of 3,000 millennials around the country, created to provide advertisers and marketers with insights from millennials about products, concepts and ideas. Any millennial can join the website and answer surveys on its dashboard. Norberg said the study results show millenials have more respect and equality between the genders. Millennials seem to want a little bit more Norberg and his students found millennial men are more sensitive than women to subjective actions, which Norberg described as a joke or story with sexual connotations, a catcall or an uncomfortable look. The study showed 41 percent of men compared to 27 percent of women would report subjective Study: Millennial men more likely to report dirty jokesSEE CAR, PAGE 5 SEE AGENCY, PAGE 5 By Amanda RosaAlligator Staff WriterWhen Andrea Ruiz left her hometown of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, she expected to return in about a month. Three months later, Ruiz and her family are still in Miami. Ruiz moved to Florida on Oct. 10, a month after Hurricane Maria left her hometown, and much of Puerto Rico, without power. Ruiz misses home, but she knows shes one of the lucky ones. She still worries about the future of Puerto Ricos schools, especially the neglected public schools. Everything was destroyed, and 16-year-old said. Yeah, I had a chance to come here and be better off, but just leaving my island so destroyed. Its hard to see whats hapRuiz is one of 10,324 Puerto Rican students who came to Florida due to power outages in their schools and neighborhoods. A report issued in December by the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College in New York estimates nearly a 5 percent increase in the number of Puerto Rican students enrolled in Florida schools since Hurricane Maria hit in September. It was quite hard leaving everyRuiz came to Florida expecting to attend a local public school, but was denied by two schools in MiRonald W. Reagan High School, gave her a uniform and offered her a spot, only for the principal to turn the school was overbooked, she said. After a two-week search, Ruiz enrolled in St. Brendan High School, a private Catholic school in Miami. For us, it was quite hard to enter a school because they would tell us every time, No you cant be said. They say its gonna be easy and you come here thinking that public schools have to accept us no Edwin Melndez, the director of Hunter Colleges Center for Puerto Rican Studies, said the education report works to provide a reliable indicator of how many Puerto Rican families might stay permanently in Florida as their children attend school. The report, which uses data collected from the Florida Governors looks at student enrollment data because families who enroll their children in school are more likely to remain in the state, he said. 200,000 Puerto Ricans have arrived is that we really dont know how Florida schools did not anticipate dents in about three months, Melnare scarce, and high school juniors and seniors need special academic counseling to meet Floridas strict graduation requirements. Meanwhile, Puerto Rican schools continue to close as a result of low enrollment. Severe damage further strained Puerto Ricos education system, disproportionately affecting rural communities, Melndez said. The report focused on K-12 students, so the number of Puerto Rican high school graduates moving to attend Florida colleges is unclear, Melndez said. Alachua County Public Schools received 76 students from Puerto Rico and eight students from the U.S. Virgin Islands since Hurricane Maria made landfall, according to ACPS spokeswoman Jackie John-Report: Thousands of Puerto Rican students relocate to FloridaSEE PUERTO RICO, PAGE 5By Robert LewisAlligator Staff WriterJoshua Roe left his car running to keep it warm on one of the coldest nights in Gainesville this year. When he returned, he later told his wife, it was gone. But as he spoke to police on the phone, it appeared again. First, he saw the headlights. Then, it was barreling toward him. Roe, a UF doctorate student in the department of tourism, recreation and sport management, was delivering a box of household items to someone in need Jan. 6, said his wife, Elizabeth Roe. He left his car near the intersection of Northeast 41st Place and Northwest Sixth Avenue. was on the phone when he saw his car turn around at the end of the road and head toward him, Elizabeth Roe said. He jumps off the roadway to avoid getting hit, but the car gunned the engine and drove off the roadway, following Joshua up the little curve and, in the grass, runs him Police arrested three 16-year-olds who were in the car when it crashed into a ditch at the intersection of Northeast 39th Avenue and Northeast 53rd Avenue, according to Alligator archives. Kyyan Jackson, 16, one of the passengers, told police he was riding his bicycle when he saw the car running and took it. Elizabeth Roe said Jackson made the choice to drive off the road and over her husband. Police charged the minor with attempted murder, a felony. Jackson told police the steering wheel locked up and he hit Roe by accident. After hitting Roe, Jackson drove to his friends house and picked up Elijah Philman and Brandon Small, police said. the hit-and-run saw the car, followed it and watched it speed up toward Northeast 53rd Avenue and crash. The crash caused $5,000 of damage to the car, said GPD spokesperson Ben Tobias. Elizabeth Roe talked to her husband after he was hit. She said his phone shot out from his hand Shelbie Eakins / Alligator StaffTREATS BY THE FIRE effort to give new students an opportunity to socialize with members of the club.


Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Alligator. The Alligator The Independent Florida Alligator The Alligator The Alligator The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 or email alligators Events / News in Brief Todays WeatherAM NOON PM 2 ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018WHATS HAPPENING?Lets Talk: Meaningful Dialogue in Difficult Times The Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere welcomes Libby Roderick, University of Alaska and Difficult Dialogues National Resource Center for a public lecture regarding difficult dialogues in the humanities. This lecture, which is free and open to the public, will offer several strategies for effectively and respectfully engaging with fellow citizens on the most important topics of our times. For more information on the event visit: intersections.humanities. events/libby-roderick/. Sparks Magazine Sparks Magazine is looking for a content editor for our print magazine and website. The content editor will approve content that goes into the magazine, oversee the work of the writers and act as a mentor if needed. Knowledge of AP style is required. If interested, please send a resume and clips to Alexandria Ng at ufsparks. by Sunday. UF Study Abroad Fair The UF International Center will host the Spring 2018 Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday on the Reitz Union North Lawn. Study abroad programs help students discover new cultures, increase global awareness, enhance foreign language skills, make new friends and establish new contacts. Overseas internship opportunities are also available. Most financial aid can be used for study abroad programs. For more information, stop by 1765 Stadium Road, Suite 170 Hub, or visit online at abroad. Words on Canvas: Harn Museum Writing Competition A picture is worth a thousand words. Words on Canvas is a poetry and prose writing competition at the Harn Museum of Art for UF and Santa Fe College students inspired by art. The selection of artwork features a variety of media, which come from the Asian, African, Contemporary, Photography and Modern collections. Winning contestants will be awarded prizes. See guidelines at wordsoncanvas. The deadline is Feb. 25. Spring SG Elections Spring Student Government elections are almost here. To learn more about qualifying or running for office, attend the informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Reitz Union Chamber. Qualifying and slating for candidates will be on Level 2 of the Reitz Union on the following days/times: from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28; from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30. Spring SG elections will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and Feb. 21 at locations across campus. For more information, visit Florida Museum 39th Collectors Day Jan. 20 Celebrate the Florida Museums 39th Collectors Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This free event attracts collectors from across the region. Enjoy a variety of personal collections and learn the history and context of these treasures. Discover how collecting isnt just for scientists. For more information, visit: or call 352-273-2061. Florida Museum to host 5K race Feb. 10 Registration is now open for the Watch Your Step! 5K race from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Florida Museum. Early registration ends Tuesday and is $25 or $20 for UF students with a valid Gator 1 card. Late or race-day registration is $30 or $25 for UF students with a valid Gator 1 card. For more information, visit www. watch-your-step-5k or call 352-273-2055. MLK Lecture History professor Gerald Smith will speak in Pugh Hall at 6 p.m. Thursday. This lecture will be held to honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during the year of the 50th anniversary of his death. He will discuss the FBI's surveillance of King and other civil rights activists. Smith is a University of Kentucky professor. From 1997-2005, he served as the director of the UK African American Studies and Research Program. Alachua County libraries During February, the Alachua County Library District celebrates Black History Month with programs for all ages. These programs prompt us to remember important people, events, achievements and contributions by AfricanAmericans to art, literature, sports and pop culture. These events and programs are free and open to the public. For additional information, please visit the Library Districts eBranch at or call 352334-3900. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to To request publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after the above events, and keep them to 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Correction: In the story, "The Top to host Winter barbecue benefitting local homeless shelter, Jon DeCarmine was incorrectly quoted as saying: Anytime folks from the community recognize the value of what we do and are willing to use their resources to help us and homelessness it makes everything we do easier to achieve. DeCarmine said Grace Marketplace's value by those in the community helps them "end" homelessness. VOLUME 112 ISSUE 47NEWSROOM Editor Managing Editor, Online Managing Editor, Print Beats Editor Freelance Editor Investigations Editor Opinions Editor Sports Editor Assistant Sports Editor Editor Editorial Board Photo Editor the Avenue Editor Copy Desk Chiefs Copy Editors DISPLAY ADVERTISING Advertising Director Intern Coordinator Sales Representatives CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING BUSINESS Administrative Assistant Comptroller Bookkeeper ADMINISTRATION General Manager Assistant General Manager Administrative Assistant President Emeritus SYSTEMS IT System EngineerPRODUCTION Production Manager Assistant Production Manager Advertising Production Staff


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3ALDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.More responsibility, more rewards.As the nations low-cost grocery leader, we believe in providing the best value and quality in everything we do. For our employees, that means industry-leading wages, a great work environment 2017 ALDI believes in great responsibility leading to generous compensation, as demonstrated by our 5 year salary structure (Year 2 $90k, Year 3 $95k, Year 4 $100k, Year 5 $110k).Find out more at Welcome to more.Competitive Salaries Starting at $80KFully Expensed Audi A3$5K Signing Bonus Award-Winning Training Career Advancement $1 0 eGift Card YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE GIVE $10 eGift Card and T-Shirt for all donors! Text HERO to 63928 Make a difference!Become a Crisis Line Counselor for The Alachua County Crisis CenterTraining begins:January 20, 2018For more information, please contact: Jan Greene (352) 264-6782 Will Clewis / Alligator StaffUF students Natalie Guzman, a public relations sophomore; Diana Rodas, a zoology junior, and Patricia Lauzardo, a sociology senior, draw on canvas bags at the Arts & Crafts Center Grand Reopening Extravaganza on Wednesday afternoon. By Raymon TroncosoAlligator Contributing WriterGillian Yee carefully pressed her hands against her spinning chunk of clay that would eventually be molded into a pot Wednesday afternoon. about eight months that the UF art history sophomore got to sculpt in the Arts & Crafts Center located in the Reitz Union. The center was closed for construction while rooms previously used for maintenance and storage were demolished and repurposed to be a part of the art studio. Visitors to 5 p.m. to see the enlarged space, said assistant director Jill Keezer. center as a freshman. She said it helped her come out of her shell as an out-of-state student and meet some close friends. They make you feel like you belong here, Yee said. I come in my free time. Its very unique. Groups have started booking the space for socials because its main room can now the previous 25, Keezer said. can now participate in art lessons, lowering the cost per student. Students can purchase a semester membership, which gives complete access to the studio, or they can pay for Beginners can join papercraft workshops for free at the beginning of the semester. People enjoy the class because you get to meet people and make friends, she said. Reitzs Arts & Crafts Center reopens after construction


4 ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 THOSE WHO DISRUPT THE FREE SPEECH COULD FACE PAYING FOR DAMAGES. By Jessica GilesAlligator Staff Writer Some days, Fiona Murphy goes out of her way to avoid Turlington Plaza. When political protesters and religious speakers set up shop on the center of campus, the UF sustainability studies senior would rather take the long way than listen to the noise. If youre just trying to walk to class and you have people with opposing views from you, its just kind of distracting, the 21-yearold said. If a new Florida Senate bill passes, Murphy may have a harder time avoiding free speech zones on campus. The Campus Free Expression Act would prevent public institutions of higher education, like UF, from restricting free speech to certain areas of campus, known as free speech zones. Under this bill, which was introduced Jan. 11, free speech would be permitted in all outdoor areas of campus, as long as it doesnt disrupt school operations. Students, faculty or staff who disrupt free Frank LoMonte, director of the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, said there will be debate over what disrupting means. Cristian Dionisi, a UF mathematics sophomore, said he fully supports the aspect of the bill that would forbid students, faculty and staff from disrupting another persons speech. He said he feels many speakers on Turlington Plaza are currently heckled by students to the point that it infringes on their free speech. I strongly support the different perspectives, and whether we agree or disagree with them, I think its important for us to listen to them, the 19-year-old said. LoMonte said the bill likely wouldnt cause dramatic changes at UF since free speech is already permitted on the most centralized spots of campus like Turlington Plaza and the Plaza of the Americas. I dont see a big problem today where people are being forced into remote little corners of the campus to give their speeches, he said. Thats where the policies are really the problem. @jessica_giles_ jgiles@alligator.orgUnder proposed bill, free speech zones could expandSteph Strickland / Alligator StaffUF sociology senior Raena Thelwell, 21, watches as she gets a henna tattoo during a fundraiser hosted by the Gators for Underrepresented Voters on Thursday. The henna artist, Mayisah Rahman, 19, a UF health science sophomore, was happy to provide her skills to the fundraiser for an organization that really tries to incorporate underrepresented people in the community.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5 sexual harassment to someone who would punish the offender. While men are more likely than women to report subjective sexual harassment actions, both genders were about equally likely to report degestures, with 68 percent for women and 62 percent for men. Deliberate actions include taking pictures without consent, inappropriate touching or indecent exposure, Norberg said. Millennials think differently about sexual harassment than other generations, he said. Other generations didnt have the same level of anxiety about sexual harassment action as millennials might have. Jackie Guthart, the manager of MAVY, said after the #MeToo campaign, which went viral to demonstrate the commonality of sexual harassment, the organization decided to see how millennials felt about sexual harassment. In the past, women didnt feel empowered enough to speak about sexual harassment, but I think as they gained more and more authority in society, they feel more empowered to speak out against it, she said. Its shed more light on sexual harassment issues. The study also found that the more educated someone is, the less likely he or she would be to report sexual harassment after witnessing it happen to someone else, Guthart said. One theory that could explain the results, Guthart said, is that men have been the ones pursuing women for hundreds of years. She said its very odd to see a woman whistling to a man down the street. Guthart said women grow up expecting such from men because its how theyve seen these actions happen in the past. Some women might not take as much offense because of the way society has been, she said. Its almost like they get numb to it. Stephen Craig, a professor in the department of political science, said the results of the study cant be taken as representing any voter population, including millennials. Craig said the self-selection process of the survey, in which people choose to take it, means the results cannot be generalized. The results can be interesting, but it doesnt take the results to represent any kind of reality, he said. @Christina_M18 cmorales@alligator.orgAGENCY, from pg. 1188 people were surveyed By Sabrina FenskeAlligator Contributing WriterUF researchers have discovered that changes in air pressure contribute to rapid sea level rise on the east coast and are now looking to study the Caribbean Sea. A group of UF scientists found that patterns in air pressure, naturally occurring phenomena known as the North Atlantic Oscillation and the El Nino Southern Oscillation, cause areas along the coast to experience rises in sea level at rates almost 10 times the average, said Andrea Dutton, an assistant professor of geology at UF who worked on ings in August. The sea level rises globally at a rate of about 12 inches every century, but in certain areas of the east coast, from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, to Miami, the sea rose about said. Now, the researchers are trying to discover a way to predict when air pressure will affect sea levels again. Five inches doesnt seem like a lot, but (it) can be the difference between the water coming up to the neighborhood next door or into your house, Dutton said. coastal planning, Dutton said. While these storms, hurricanes during the past year such as Harvey and Irma were more disastrous due to the higher sea level. The rapid sea level rise is not new or just limited to the east coast, said Arnoldo ValleLevinson, a professor of civil and coastal engineering at UF who also worked on the study. It is likely occurring in the Caribbean as well, which is where UF researchers are looking to turn their focus next. Sometimes the sea level will come up faster than the normal global rate, and other times it will not, Valle-Levinson said. You have wave-like attacks of sea level rise, so you have to be prepared for that. A 16-year-old was charged with felony attempted murder 10,324 Puerto Rican students moved to Florida after Hurricane MariaCourtesy to The AlligatorJoshua Roe was hit by his own car after he reported it stolen on Jan. 6, according to police. He wont be able to stand for months, his wife said, but he should make a full recovery. son. More students from hurricane-battered areas are still expected to come. Lymaries Velez, a secondyear UF medical student, gets emotional thinking about her family in Puerto Rico. The 22-year-old shed a tear during a Latino Medical Student Association panel in October while a UF doctor discussed her struggles moving to the U.S. from Peru. Velez said the discussion hit close to home because her aunt, Yari Lugo, and 10-year-old cousexperience when they moved from Puerto Rico in the coming weeks. I know a lot of people who have come here and struggled to get to where they are, but Ive never seen it from the beginning, and I was about to see it from my aunts point of view, she said. Velezs aunt, Lugo, worked as a nail technician for more than 20 years and is now a janitor working toward a new nail Barceloneta, a suburban area in northern Puerto Rico, after her salon lost power. Unable to secure a job in Puerto Rico, Lugo moved to Lakeland in late October to live with Velez family. She enrolled where she takes ESOL, or English for speakers of other languages, classes. in school, she is sometimes frustrated by the language barrier, Velez said. Its a family effort because my parents were done raising me, and now they all of a sudden have to teach my cousin English, she said. After talking to two of the panel members, Dr. Victoria Bird and Dr. Giuliano De Portu, Velez decided to start the Puerto Rico Relief Initiative to collect supplies and raise money for those still on the island. Along with Bird and De Portu, Velez works on the relief initiative with UF College of Medicines Dr. Maria Velazquez and Dr. David Hernandez Gonzalo. The group hopes to become an The initiative hosted a donation drive called Stand With Puerto Rico in December to collect hygiene products, mosquito said. Four Puerto Rican students from the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine were able to study at UF Health Shands for about two months until their college and local hospital recovered from hurricane damage, Velez said. Two of the students spoke at the event. As her family adjusts to life in Florida, Velez said she wishes for the public to remember Puerto Rico even as media coverage declines. Its a lot worse than it ever seemed, and it continues even if you dont hear about it, Velez said. @AmandaNicRosa during the crash. A responding called her. It (was) just really emotional at the time for both of us. Im pretty sure we were both crying, Elizabeth Roe said. I could hear the pain in his voice, because he was still on the ground. Roe was taken to the intensive care unit at a hospital with severe road rash, three to four broken ribs, a dislocated and fractured elbow, a crushed pelvis and four broken vertebrae, his wife said. He wont be able to stand for about three months, but is expected to make a full recovery in about a year. The couple enjoys camping, hiking and bicycling, Elizabeth Roe said. Getting Joshua completely healed is a big priority because being outside means everything to him, she said. Theres a lot that was stolen from him, literally and metaphorically, and were just trying to get that back. Elizabeth Roe said the family is paying for Roes medical bills and will need a new car. Joshua Roes cousin set up a page through a fundraising website called YouCaring for the couple and their 2-year-old daughter and 3-month-old son. As of press time, $7,379 has been raised by 82 donors. Marc Bentley, who studied with Roe at Appalachian State University, described Roe as an outdoorsman and a hardworking person. I hope the UF community and the Gainesville community rally around Josh and his young family, Bentley said. Josh is too good a man to have this happen to him. Elizabeth Roe said what happened that Saturday night wont affect the familys plan. Were not going to let this derail what we consider our life plan, she said. Raising a family and Joshuas (doctorate program) is of utmost importance. @Lewis__RobertPUERTO RICO, from pg. 1CAR, from pg. 1


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 326042257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 Darts & LaurelsYou remain snuggled up in your bed as your phone alarm blares next to you. This is the third time youve hit the snooze button this morning, but, to be frank, youd rather die than brace the frigid 23-degree weather waiting for you outside. out of bed, cover yourself in several layers of clothing and run out the door, youve already missed your usual bus. Ten minutes later, you hop on the next available bus, fully aware you will be stumbling into class several minutes late. As you sprint off the bus, trying to minimize your time in the cold, something falls out of your backpack, but youre too frazzled and cold to look back at what it was. your glasses. After several minutes of intense squinting to see what is written on the board when you walk into class, you decide to move up to the front row. Now, with a full view of the projected words, you see they read Darts & LaurelsThis past week was an eventful one in the world of UF Student Government. We were both saddened and frustrated by SGs rejection of the proposal to use student fees for free tampons and pads on campus. After 20 minutes of deliberation, the Student Government Budget and Appropriations Committee unanimously voted against the code revision. Its argument female portion of the Student Body. For this, we give the SG Budget and Appropriations Committee a dart for thinking means its not worth funding. On a more positive note, we want to award a laurel to the courageous and principled UF Student Body Treasurer Revel Lubin. After he ran for the executive ticket last year with the Impact Party, he quickly noticed the tendency the party has to tokenize minority students. In a letter sent to the Alligator earlier this week, he said minority students, including himself, were allow for the use of buzzwords like diversity. This week, Lubin took a stand against the way minority students are treated within Impact. He revealed what many believed about SG that it can often be an organization obsessed with appearing diverse than actually being diverse. He also announced he will switch to Inspire Party. We would like to commend Lubin for using his platform to make a real difference and stand up against things he does not believe to be just. When a state employee in Hawaii mistakenly sent out a false alert, warning Hawaiians of a ballistic missile attack, residents were faced with pure terror for more than 30 minutes until the issue was resolved. We understand everyone makes mistakes, but one of this magnitude should surely not be happening in our government. While we sympathize with Hawaiians who had to live through this terror, we give a dart to that one employee because of the lack of carefulness. We can only hope the workers actions encourage others to use more caution in their positions. At the state level, many Florida students got great news from the Florida Senate. This week, the Florida Senate unanimously passed a bill that would permanently expand the Bright Futures Scholarships Program for the top two tiers of scholars and require all state universities to adopt a block tuition system. Although the bill still awaits consideration from the Florida House, we are hesitant to consider it a completely good thing. We give a laurel to legislators for expanding Bright Futures, but a dart for trying to bring block tuition to all state universities. ColumnA friend visiting Charleston, South Carolina, sent me a photo of a historic building with a prominent sign inscribed Provost Dungeon. My friend claimed the dungeon was where Charleston placed misbehaving provosts. I have also seen a plaque in New York City near city hall inscribed, Near this site stood the Provost Prison, where patriots died for the cause of freedom 1776. Over time, the provost title has referred to jailmore recently, university leaders. The provost is often not as well-known as other leaders on campus. I was a graduate faculty member for 12. Although I knew many members of the administration, I did not know Illinois even had a provost until later. ecclesiastical leader. UF created the position in 1985 with the understanding that the provost would be the chief academic as deputy president. From 1985 to the present, UF has had six provosts. Bryan, who lived in Gainesville and died during the holiday break at age 91. Bryan was a professor of English and an expert on the poet John Donne. He was provost when UF was invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities, a transformational moment in our history. He stepped down to serve as interim president from 1989 to 1990. While interim president, he personally recruited and appointed Steve Spurrier as head football coach. President Marshall Criser decided in 1985 there needed to be a single person responsible for the academic mission across the entire university with broad oversight responsibilities. According to university historian Carl Van Ness, provosts do today what presidents used to do. Presidents now curing resources, while provosts decide how those resources will be allocated to accomplish the mission and enhance the stature of the university. This academic year, UF lost another former provost with the death of Betty Capaldi Phillips in September. Phillips served as provost from 1996 to 1999, during Lombardis presidency. He said of her, No one who had the opportunity to work with Betty was left unchanged by her remarkable intelligence, her exceptional commitment to the universitys many missions, her charm and humor and, above all, by her drive and effectiveness, which required us all to do much more than we imagined possible. When their appointments end, many provosts go on to other positions of leadership. Phillips, among her many academic positions, also served as Arizona State Universitys provost and played an important part in ASUs transformation into a uniquely large and effective university. Bob Bryan was not only interim president of UF, but also later served as interim president of UCF and USF. UF is blessed to have David Colburn, provost from 1999 to 2005, now serving as director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service and a distinguished member of the UF history department. Having someone with Colburns experience and accomplishments Although I am frequently congratulated on the accomplishments of UF, in reality, that success is due to our entire community particularly UFs faculty, staff, students and many leaders, including department chairs, deans, vice presidents and especially the provost. For example, our current provost, Joseph Glover, is responsible for UFs plan to move into the top 10 of public university rankings and our public universities. be invited with their guest to join me in the Presidents Suite for their choice of either the Orange and Blue game on April 1, 2018. Kent Fuchs is the President of the University of Florida. A challenge from the UF president to students Melissa Gomez EDITOR A bby M iller EDITOR Caitlin Ostroff EDITOR, Jimena Tavel Kent


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 ColumnA mother has just given birth to a baby. She recognizes the signs of a blood clot. She tells her doctors and nurses, only for them to brush her condoes get the tests and medicadid have a blood clot and could have died if she had not advocated for herself. This isnt a story from some faraway country where its hard to come by sophisticated medical care. This story happened in Florida to Serena Williams, who easily could have died if she did not have a history of blood clots to be able to recognize the signs. As one of the wealthiest nations in the world, the U.S. should not have a problem with maternal death. Yet, it does. And race plays a substantial factor in outcomes. We dont pay enough attention to womens health, and this is even worse for women of color. This was just as evident this week as Student Government declined to pay for menstrual products in UFs bathrooms, betion of the student body. Reading about how common maternal death is in the U.S., Id always assumed that it was an issue of money. I assumed factors like not having access to health insurance appropriate check-in appointments for a baby. But Serena Williams case shows that money doesnt have to be the main factor. Some might argue what happened to Williams may have nothing to do with race either it was simply the medical staff trying to stop a new mother from overreacting but statistics suggest otherwise. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black women had 44 deaths per 100,0000 live births from 2011 to 2013. This is more than three times the maternal deaths for white women (13 per 100,000 live births) or women of other races (14 per 100,000 live births). According to the World Health Organization, as cited by NPR, black expectant and new mothers in the U.S. die at rates comparable to Mexico and Uzbekistan. This should be embarrassing for a country that prides itself on medical innovation. Over the past several months, NPR and ProPublica have launched an investigation into maternal death in the U.S. Maternal death may be but a symptom of a larger issue there is not enough focus on racial disparities in health care as a whole. Most people can agree that within the doors of a hospital, everyone should be treated the same, and preserving a persons life should be put above all else, but this is not being put into practice. According to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, people of color had less access and utilization of care and scored worse on measures of health. Despite gains made under the Affordable Care Act, people of color were still less likely to be insured. When a woman as wealthy and powfor her life after giving birth, its clear that we have a problem. A problem that may go even deeper than health care itself. A researcher at the University of Michigan, Arline Geronimus, coined the term weathering, to describe health erosion due to stress, according to NPR. The bottom line is the U.S. should not have such huge disparities in health outcomes. Its clear that race can be a matter of life or death, even within hospitals. This is something we cannot let continue. Nicole Dan is a UF political science and journalism senior. Her column appears on Mondays.ColumnSerena Williams story highlights disparities in American health care Salvaging Gainesvilles local music scene by supporting local venuesFor a town of its size and seemingly small cultural relevance, Gainesville actually has quite the thriving music scene, far Nearly every night, a stroll down University Avenue into the center of town will offer you some sort of live music options from which to choose. For what might appear to be a sleepy college town from afar, Gainesville occupies a unique position in the musical environment it has a humming live music scene but it also has the might of UF to bring in much larger performers every once in a while. There truly is something to satisfy each musical taste, and it is something that sets Gainesville apart from many other towns comparable in stature. The sad reality, however, is that music scenes like this one are dying right before our eyes. This past week, Paul McCartney made news by backing a new campaign in England that hopes to save UK music venues from shutting down. Without the grassroots clubs, pubs and music venues, my career could have been very different. If we dont support music at this level, then the future of music in general is in danger, McCartney said in NME Magazine this past week. Musical performance, at its core, is a social activity. Songs are created to be heard. Artists dream of as many people as possible listening to their creations. For much of history, music was performed in town squares and city streets, seamlessly becoming a part of the day-to-day life of all passing by. Popular artists would eventually perform in massive concert halls and amphitheaters for all to hear, establishing the concert as one of the most fundamental of social events. In the 20th century, pubs, clubs and other smaller, independent venues became massively popular for their duality. They provided cheap and enjoyable entertainment for audiences, while also serving as effective vehicles for artists to garner attention and spread their music and brand. The 21st century brought a complete shift in the music industry, one that would forever change entertainment and the life of the artist: the internet. Artists soon saw the untapped potential of MySpace as a way to spread their music, and with the eventual addition of Soundcloud, Bandcamp, YouTube and Spotify, the For the last 15 years, the internets crusade of the music industry has given anybody with a computer a stage, while putting countless bars and clubs out of business in the process. Why scratch and claw to perform for 30 people at your local club, when you can easily upload your own music onto a platform that billions have access to? sic are strong. It is far easier for artists to get seen, and everybody has free and open access to consume, collaborate or create music. The cons, however, are a little more nuanced and hard to sell. Nonetheless, they are powerful. The pros listed above neglect to consider the magic of live performance. Some artists are more performance acts than solely studio acts, brings the best out of them something that might not be evident when listening online. Is it possible for online and in-person music scenes to coexist peacefully? Can there be some sort of compromise? Absolutely. The two are supplements, not substitutes. Eventually, people will gravitate back toward what originally brought them all together: the social and personable elements of music. We will eventually ways to have them work together, not cannibalize the pool of artists they both feed from. While the internet gives any artist an outlet and access to listeners, only local establishments can provide them with a stage. Andrew Hall is a UF management senior. His column appears on Fridays. Andrew Nicole


8 ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 CRIME ROUNDUP extinguisher in a fraternity houseHE TOLD POLICE HE WAS JUST MESSING AROUND. A UF student and fraternity brother was arrested for GPD: Man holds woman at gunpoint, steals her bagSHE RAN AWAY BAREFOOT FROM THE MAN, POLICE SAID. Man punched a gas station manager after not getting free gas, police saidHE TOOK GUM FROM THE GAS STATION AND SAID HE WANTED TO GO TO JAIL. @Lewis__Robert rlewis@alligator.orgSteph Strickland / Alligator StaffZadkiel Zabala, a 20-year-old UF electrical engineering junior, stops by the involvement fair on Thursday. Zabala stopped to talk about upcoming events at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service with 21-year-old Hali McKinley-Lester, UF international studies and history senior and vice president of the Student Fellows organization, and 19-year-old UF economics and political science sophomore Megan Pitt, a student fellow for the Graham Center. By Madison HindoAlligator Contributing Writer Former congressman speaks about partisanshipGhosal Boone Hill By Robert LewisAlligator Staff Writer


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 ALLIGATOR 9 FUN AND FITNESS 2018 Help students gain a healthy perspective by advertising in The Alligators Fun & Fitness section, which is dedicated to giving students tips about healthy living and excercise.Contact Your Sales Rep 352-376-4482 Deadline: Wed., Jan. 31 Run Date: Wed., Feb. 7 Support the Red Cross Services to Armed Forces and change a life, starting with your own. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit Alligator Staff WriterAfter three stores windows were found smashed and products or cash missing early Wednesday, police are investigating whether the burglaries are connected, Gainesville Police said. An AT&T store, located at 6110 NW Fourth Place, was burglarized at about 3:30 a.m. by three suspects, who police said were young males wearing masks and gloves. suspects threw a rock in the stores window and took an unknown number of display items and merchandise, GPD spokesperson About 30 minutes later, while police were investigating the scene of the AT&T burglary, another burglary was reported at company told police they were watching the burglary through the stores security cameras, Tobias said. The suspect was wearing a hoodie, gray sweatpants, red sandals, black socks and gloves and smashed the front door before stealing two display items. ered the Gainesville Running & Walking stores window smashed, and the cash register was on the sidewalk outside missing cash, police said. We do know that other jurisdictions in Florida have reported similar burglaries in their areas, Tobias said. Police are asking anyone with informa393-7670. Police investigating after store windows found brokenBy Stephanie GonzalezAlligator Contributing WriterUF neuroscientists are collaborating on a registry of outcomes to an uncommon treatment used to reduce the amount of tics a person with Tourette syndrome experiences. The database will allow the public to review how successful the deep brain stimulation therapy worked on patients, which can personalize treatments, said Aysegul Gunduz, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and researcher on the project. The deep brain stimulation procedure acts as a pacemaker for the brain by sending electrical pulses to designated areas, Gunduz said. Similar types of therapy have also been used to treat Parkinsons disease and tremors. The overall goal of the registry is you look at all the outcomes of deep brain stimulation therapy across different hospitals, different countries, so that we can all converge on a better therapy altogether, Gunduz said. Dr. Michael Okun, a neurologist and an author on the research, said the deep brain stimulation therapy is only used on a small percentage of patients because less invasive is used so infrequently, it is impossible to know how to improve the surgery. He said making this data available can help doctors understand what brain targets symptoms. When you have a procedure thats potentially helping a lot of people but you dont have the volume of outcomes data to make decisions, then public registries and databases become really important, Okun said.UF researchers creating a database to record Tourette syndrome therapy outcomes Alligator Contributing WriterA runway took over the center of the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday as students strutted in professional attire. ond annual Gator Career Closet Expo, which showcased tips on how to best prepare for a job interview, said Ambre Hobson, the assistant director for student success for the Care event that took place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with help from the UF Career Resource Center, Whether students are looking for an internship for the summer or for a job after they graduate in May, its worthwhile to always be learning and building your career skills, Hobson said. Two fashion shows took place during the suits and blazers that came from the Gator Career Closet, Hobson said. The closet is a service that allows students to borrow professional clothes and accessories. Hobson said the event was purposely held a couple of weeks before Career Showcase so students can learn what resources are available to them before they attend Career Showcase on Jan. 30 and Jan. 31. Kylie Jessmer, a UF business administration junior, learned about the event as she walked on the Plaza of the Americas and saw one of the shows. She said she decided to stop because she wanted to prepare for the Career Showcase. My favorite part of the event was talking said. They gave me a lot of good advice about upcoming events in the business school.Students walk the runway on Plaza of the Americas Victoria Salomon / Alligator Kevin Arneus, a 21-year-old UF psychology senior, models some of the available clothes at the Gator Career Closet Expo event on the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday morning.


10 ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018SOUTHWEST EIGHTH STREET BETWEEN SOUTHWEST FIRST AVENUE AND SOUTHWEST SECOND AVENUE WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FEB. 17. By Christina MoralesAlligator Staff Writer @Christina_M18 cmorales@alligator.orgNew research building being built near Infinity Hall By McKenna Beery Alligator Contributing Writer Courtesy to The AlligatorRussell Anderson poses in front of the Bull Gator statue. He graduated in Fall Courtesy to The Alligator By Elliott NasbyAlligator Staff Writer @_ElohEl enasby@alligator.orgUF and Vietnamese university agree to work together more


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12 ALLIGATOR FRIDAY,JANUARY 19 2018 St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville, and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact the volunteer coordinator at (352) 505-3311 ext 4 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491Gainesville, FL 32604 CASH FOR CARS & TRUCKS Running or Not Any Condition352-771-6191 2-2-18-11-13 NEED CASH?Buying: Gold & Silver Jewelry, Watches, Coins, Currency, Collectibles Call: 352-213-3802 1-31-10-13 14 Help Wanted This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. Zumba Instructors Needed! Classes held on UF campus and scheduled month-to-month. Contact: or call 352-507-5002 if interested. 1-24-18-5-14 COPYTALK: GET PAID TO TYPE! Create your own schedule Close to campus Productivity-based pay up to $13/hr Must be able to touch type 60wpm WWW.CTSCRIBES.COM 1-24-18-8-14 Personal Care Assistant, PT, Multiple Shifts, Mon-Sun. Need mature, energetic, reliable person. Direct experience with autism a plus as postion entails working with severly autistic young man in his home and community. Great opportunity for Special Ed/Applied Behavior Majors. Non-smokers with reliable transportation and able to make a 1 year commitment. Email resume to 1-2418-5-14 HELP WANTED PART TIME Students Only Yard Work/Odd Jobs & Errands Starts at $13.00 per hour. Contact: 1-31-186-14 ATTENTION: Looking for a dependable, caring caregiver to care for my daughter and help her with daily activites & personal care. Female only please. Call Marilyn at 352-339-2798 1-264-14 15 Services Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds for as little as $3.00 per day. Call us at 373-FIND. Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to and Mastercard accepted. Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at 6-21-18-55-14 Don't forget to tell them:"I found it in The Alligator!" HIRING home/office/apartment cleaners(mf and every other sat). Day and night shifts available. Must own a car. weekly pay $8.50/ hr. if interested please call 352-214-0868 1-31-18-10-14 Seeking PT help with admin and misc tasks. No exp nec, but professional communication, attention to detail, and willingness to learn are a must. Tasks include processing orders, data entry, folding apparel, and others. Exp with USPS, Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, and inventory are preferred. Flexible schedule is okay, but we need around 15 hrs/week split over 2-3 days. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to 1-19-18-5-14 Seeking part-time copy editor for scubarelated articles and educational texts and materials. Must have prior editorial/copy editing experience and must have advanced grammar knowledge. Please send resume and cover letter to 1-1918-5-14 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 14 Help Wanted


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Six former UF football players are on the active rosters of the four remaining teams in the NFL playoffs this weekend, including Jacksonville's Dante Fowler Jr. Florida soccer and women's basketball player Gabby Seiler was picked ninth overall by the Portland Thorns in the 2018 National Women's Soccer League's draft on Thursday. Seiler led UF's soccer team in assists (8) and was second in goals (6) in 2017. Follow us for updates For updates on UF athletics, follow us on Twitter at @alligatorSports or online at FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 By Alana Gomez Sports Writer Jenny Rowland was the epitome of posi tivity on Wednesday. As she led the Florida gymnastic teams practice, the third-year coach showed no sign of worry, instead 12. day to day, Rowland said. (5-0, 1-0 SEC) tonight at the Memorial Coli its conference-opening defeat to the Tigers program history. Rowland was well aware of those mis ishing its routines strong. competition, Rowland said. experience in front of a sold-out venue. It opened its season with wins against Ball State, George Washington and Southeast Arena on Jan. 5. The team features two AllAmericans, including 2017 SEC Freshman of As the Gators hit the road for their third meet of the season, Rowland said the team needs to do what it has done all spring: have fun. SEC meet tonight in Lexington SEE GYMNASTICS, PAGE 16 FLORIDA 65, ARKANSAS 51 By Justin Ahlum Sports Writer At the start of the third quar ter, Florida forward Paulina Her sler pulled up from the top of the a 14-4 run to open the second half. Floridas second half run SEC win of the season on Thurs 51 in Fayetteville. Hersler and forward Haley Lo renzen led the Gators (9-10, 1-5 SEC) on the offensive end of the nearly outscore the rest of their teammates. Coach Cameron New more in games and tough situa tions, and you saw it today. a 9-0 run and never trailed for the in the fourth quarter, cutting the contest. But one minute later, Loren zen found Hersler in the paint on the layup attempt and drew a foul, ing on in practice, especially this in the post. from Hersler and Lorenzen, guard Delicia Washington nearly record 15 shooting and collecting nine re ington also scored two layups for Florida late in the game that helped seal the victory. GYMNASTICS MEN'S BASKETBALL By Jake Dreilinger Sports Writer Florida guard Jalen Hudson stood at the left wing of the three-point line as he received an incoming pass from teammate Egor Koulechov. As soon as Hudson shot dent his attempt would fall through the Hudsons performance was no sur SEC) most consistent scoring option this season, leading the team with an average made three-pointers. Hudson has scored games. On Wednesday, his strong play con eight minutes remaining. Hes consistently improving his ener son. The Gators will need Hudsons positive Forward Paulina Hersler tied her career high with 19 points in Florida's 65-51 win over Arkansas on SEE W-BBALL, PAGE 16 SEE M-BBALL, PAGE 16


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15 By Jacob McManamonSports Writer The Florida mens and womens swimming and diving teams are set to take on Auburn this Saturday at the OConnell Center on Senior Day. The No. 4 UF mens team enters the meet with a 5-1 record after recent victories over Florida State and FAU. Itll face an Auburn mens team thats ranked No. 13 in the country. For the No. 16 Florida womens team, it will look to bounce back from last years 94-point loss to the Tigers on Jan. 21, 2017. The Gators womens team is ranked No. 12 in the nation, while Auburn is ranked No. 16. Florida will also honor its 15 male and female seniors on Saturday, including Caeleb Dressel, Jan Switkowski, Ben Lawless, Mark Szaranek and Amelia Maughan. The meet kicks off at 10:30 a.m. with the mens and womens 1-meter diving. @jmcmanamon97UF hosting AU on Saturday for Senior DayBy Alanis ThamesSports WriterThe Florida mens and womens track son Invitational today and Saturday in Clemson, South Carolina, for the Gators third meet of the 2018 indoor season. The No. 1 ranked mens team and the No. 6 ranked womens team are hoping to have the same success they had in the Orange and Purple Classic on Jan. 6 and the Commodore Invitational on Jan. 12 to 13, different events. Sophomore Grant Holloway, the reigning NCAA champion in the 60-meter hurdles, ran a 7.69 in the event during Floridas season-opening meet in Clemson earlier this month, good for the secondfastest time in the nation. Meanwhile, teammate KeAndre Bates will look to improve from his poor showing in the long jump on Jan. 6 after winning national titles in the indoor long jump and outdoor long jump and triple jump last season. @alanisthamesFlorida hoping to continue early-season success today at Clemson InvitationalSWIMMING & DIVING TRACK & FIELDCourtesy of UAA CommunicationsUF track athlete Grant Holloway enters this weekends action looking to build off his recent 60-meter hurdles time of 7.69, tied for the second-fastest mark in the nation. MENS TENNISBy Benjamin BrandtSports WriterThe Florida mens tennis team was one player shy of its usual squad during Thursday afternoons practice. Freshman Duarte Vale was busy competing in the second round of the City of Sunrise Pro Tennis Classic while the rest of his teammates were in Gainesville preparing for their home opener against UCF on Monday. Vale and freshman Oliver Crawford were the only Gators to qualify for the tournaments main draw in Sunrise, where Crawford fell to round on Wednesday. As the only UF player remaining, Vale faced No. 3 seed Gonzalo Escobar in the second round on Thursday. He lost the match in three Gator home. Now, the teams focus is on Monday when Florida opens its dual-match season as the No. 9-ranked team in the nation. But coach Bryan Shelton isnt taking unranked UCF lightly. We know UCF is a really good team this year, Shelton said. So we know we will be pushed. I am looking forward to seeing how our guys respond. UFs roster is full of talent this year. Three of its players hold ITA singles rankings in the top 40 and four doubles pairs landed rankings in the top 15. Earlier this month, Shelton sat his team down to talk about its goals for the spring. His players said they have their eyes set on not just ship in program history. Sheltons focus is on the present for now, however. Weve got to just think about how we can get better today, he said. @bhb1227 bbrandt@alligator.orgVale eliminated in Sunrise, Gators get ready to host UCFAlligator File PhotoFlorida mens tennis coach Bryan Shelton has shifted his focus to UFs home opener against UCF on Monday following freshman Duarte Vales exit from the City of Sunrise Pro Tennis Classic. We know UCF is a really good team this year, he said.


16 ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 FRIDAY LUNCH SPECIALS$9.99 Buffalo Blue Chicken Sandwich Basket FUN DAY$3 Premium Wells $3 Pork Rinds $4 STOLI Mules $4 Edamame $4 First Mag PintsLIVE DJ 9 pm Close NIGHT SPECIALS 7 pm 12 am$3 Tequila Shots $4 Jager & Fireball Shots $4 Swamphead DraftsLIVE DJ 9 pm Close SATURDAY SUNDAY NIGHT 7pm-12 am$3 Margaritas on Tap $3 Lemon Drop Shots $4 First Mag PintsLIVE DJ 9 pm CloseFRIDAY 1718 West University Avenue1728 West University Avenue BEAT-THE-CLOCKWells & Drafts start at 25 LIVE DJ Wells & Drafts start at 25LIVE DJ18 & UP ) ( When this team has fun, it shows, Rowland said. Theyre a little more re laxed, and they can transfer what theyre doing in the gym out on the competition porting each other across all events. Follow strutted into the post-match press confer ence with the attitude of winners. sets that we have this year, Slocum said. McMurtry and Kennedy Baker. As seasoned veterans of the ups and downs of the regu lar season, the three Gators are leaving the home another win on the road. @alanaa_gomez GYMNASTICS, from pg. 14 UF fell to LSU in SEC opener tonight, getting in the paint and making fense ran through guard Malica Monk. The of play. No other player for Arkansas had more than eight points in the contest. The Gators will attempt to win its sec ond consecutive game on Saturday when this season. tory of the year, something that couldn't Theyre so deserving of this, he said. effort. A video posted to con tributed to this report. @justinn_case1 W-BBALL, from pg. 14 are undefeated at home this season, with their losses to the road. Kentucky features a young lineup, as all six players who have started for UK are either freshmen or redshirt freshmen. including forward Kevin Knox, per game. the Wildcats average fewer top-four scorers guards Hudson, Koulechov, Allen and on heavily to give the Gators an offensive edge. Kentucky holds the advantage. presence will challenge Florida center Kevarrius Hayes and forward Keith Stone. White said he knows how talented an opponent the Wild pare for UK the same way he would for any other team. tough task, he said. Well have to have great prepara tion. @DreilingerJake M-BBALL, from pg. 14 Alan Alvarez / Alligator Staff Florida guard Jalen Hudson is leading UF this season with 16.5 points per game. "He's consistently improving his energy level," Gators coach Mike White said.