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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator UF Admissions support high school protestorsStudents who protest gun violence wont be denied, pg 5Students celebrate Chinese New YearSee the photo story, pg 9 PITCH PERFECT: BARNHILL SPOTLESS AGAINST EAGLESFlorida pitcher Kelly Barnhill threw a perfect game against Georgia Southern on Sunday, pg. 14By Robert LewisAlligator Staff WriterA$AP Ferg told women in the audience at The Wetlands Music Festival, who he called of men near them. Event staff told them to get down. asked the crowd. Youre alligators. Youve gate. three hours later. VOLUME 112 ISSUE 63Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida RESIDENTS IN THE BUILDING WERE TOLD TO EVACUATE FOR TWO WEEKS. Alligator Staff Writer released. hes there, hes rolling over vehicles. We had Alligator Staff Writer their families. Although the news was devastating Gainesville man crashes stolen car into apartment complexUF students host cookie baking fundraiser for Parkland victimsSEE RIDGE, PAGE 4 SEE CHABAD, PAGE 4 SEE WETLANDS, PAGE 4Music festival debuts at UF with local, national artistsTaylour Marks / Alligator StaffThe crowd claps along to Saint Motels My Type on Sunday afternoon at The Wetlands Music Festival, which was sponsored by Student Government Productions. More than 1,800 tickets were sold by Friday, according to an event organizer.

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Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Alligator. The Alligator The Independent Florida Alligator The Alligator The Alligator The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 alligators alligator.org/calendarLocal Events / News in Brief Todays WeatherAM NOON PM 2 ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 or email WHATS HAPPENING?My Fulbright in 7 Minutes UF Fulbright Programs is holding its My Fulbright in 7 Minutes event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the UF International Center in the Hub. Event attendees will network with U.S. and international Fulbright participants. To RSVP, please email UFFulbrightRSVP@gmail.com. For more information, email mcardec@ufic.ufl.edu. 'Law in the Library: Restoration of Civil Rights Workshops' The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present Law in the Library: Restoration of Civil Rights Workshops from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 22 at Cone Park Library Branch, located at 2801 E. University Ave. Attorneys from Josiah T. Walls Bar Association and law students from the Levin College of Law will help people who have been convicted of a felony and are interested in applying to have their civil rights restored. For more information, visit aclib.us/law or call 352-3343900. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to jtavel@alligator.org. VOLUME 112 ISSUE 63NEWSROOM Editor Managing Editor, Online Managing Editor, Print Beats Editor Freelance Editor Investigations Editor Opinions Editor Sports Editor Assistant Sports Editor alligatorSports.org 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 Editorial Production Staff The Board of Directors of Campus Communications, Inc., publisher ofEditora paid position as head of the Editorial Division and as an unpaid member of the Board of DirectorsManaging Editor/Print and Managing Editor/Onlinepaid positions and unpaid members of the Board of Directors. each weekday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. from now until Friday, March 2. Look for the Alligator sign located in the lobby. Further written information is available at the 15 minutes at that time to read information regarding the application process. The application must be returned to The Alligator by Tuesday, March 13 at 4 p.m. THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE DEADLINE. Interviews and selections by the Board of Directors will be held at Friday April 6 at 9 a.m. Applicants must be present at that meeting to be considered. Applicants must be degree-seeking college or university students. Preference will be given to those who have experience with The Independent Florida Alligator. Campus Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer andannounces the opening of the following positions for the summer semester:

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 The Board of Directors of Campus Communications, Inc., publisher ofStudent Member at LargeCampus Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer andannounces the opening of the following positions for the summer semester: each weekday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. from now until Friday, March 2. Look for the Alligator sign located in the lobby. Further written information is available at the 15 minutes at that time to read information regarding the application process. The application must be returned to The Alligator by Tuesday, March 13 at 4 p.m. THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE DEADLINE. Interviews and selections by the Board of Directors will be held at Friday April 6 at 9 a.m. Applicants must be present at that meeting to be considered. Applicants must be degree-seeking college or university students. Preference will be given to those who have experience with The Independent Florida Alligator. DISPLAY: (352) 376 4482 CLASSIFIEDS: (352) 373 3463 SPRING BREAK 2018We will not be publishing 3/5-3/9, we will have these advanced deadlines. The DEADLINE for : Monday, March 12 th is Thursday, March 1 st at 4 p.m. advertising. Copy and payment due by 4pm Taylour Marks / Alligator Staff RUNNING FOR THE ORANGE AND BLUE in second place at The Gator Run on Hume Field on Saturday morning. By Christina MoralesAlligator Staff WriterThe UF Student Government Senate Judiciary Standing Committee unanimously passed seven resolutions and failed one amendment Sunday. The resolutions will be taken for a vote by the Senate on Tuesday. Two resolutions in support of UFs Other Personnel Service, or OPS, workers were passed after an earlier Senate meeting in February, when members and supporters of the Alachua County Labor Coalition spoke on behalf of the workers. Currently, OPS workers are paid by the hour closures, like Hurricane Irma, the workers were not compensated for the forced time off. One resolution called for UFs human resources department to create a system of paid administrative leave, or a similar policy, so OPS workers could make up hours in case of future emergency closures. The second resolution would ask UFs human resources department to reclassify OPS workers who have been in their position for more than a year as Technical, Executive, Administrative and Managerial Support employees, which would allow Timothy Tia, a UF economics senior, said OPS ly. These resolutions are important because UF workers are just as much a part of the university as the students, the 21-year-old said. Hopefully it will let administration and HR know people care about OPS workers and put a higher priority on their issues. The meetings only failed legislation was a second attempt to increase the representation of minority parties in Senate committees. In early February, Senator Olin Calvin tried to pass an amendment that would limit the amount of committees senators can serve on from two to one, according to Alligator archives. The newly presented amendment would have required a quota for minority parties and independent candidates on committees. Minority Party Leader Nathan Morse said he and other Inspire Party members are planning on submitting another amendment to the committee. dents want, he said. The Judiciary Committees decision is essentially shutting out representatives that the Student Body thinks should be there. Senator Jonathan Nickas (Accounting, Impact) said the amendment failed to pass because it would interfere with the Replacement and Agenda Comdidates. Id love to see some people from the other parties get more involved in the committees, so not just applying for the committees but getting a good background in them, said Nickas, who also serves as vice chairman of the committee. @Christina_M18 cmorales@alligator.orgUF committee approves seven resolutions for Senate vote

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Courtesy to The AlligatorPolice said Ahmadric Tyree Stone, 19, crashed a stolen car into The Ridge at Gainesville, an apartment complex at 3718 SW 24th Ave., at about 5 p.m. Saturday. The building lost power, and residents will be evacuated for two weeks.Amanda Rosa / Alligator at a baking event hosted by the Lubavitch Chabad Jewish Center to raise money for Parkland shooting victims Sunday night.the car. Stone jumped out of the passenger door window and ran off, with police following. Haydu responded to his apartment, which is about 500 feet from the building Stone crashed into, after they detained Stone. This was about 15 to 20 minutes after the attempted carjacking. Haydu said the scene in his garage was fast. It was like out of a movie, he said. Stone about a mile from the apartment complex at the Outback Steakhouse on Butler Plaza, located at 3760 SW Archer Road. Stone was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital for medical issues he complained of after running. GPD later charged him with unarmed carjacking, hindering communication with police and resisting arrest without violence, Mazzuca said. The car Stone crashed into was reported stolen to Alachua County Sheriffs Ofknow when the car was stolen or where it was stolen from. Stone was taken to the Alachua County Jail on Sunday morning and is being held without today. Stone also hit the buildings electrical box, knocking it over and onto the ground, shutting off power to all of the apartments in that building. Katherine Gonzalez, a UF biochemistry and political science sophomore, woke up her roommate, Maria Moriyon, a UF veterinary graduate student, at about 7 p.m. when she came home and the power was off. Gonzalez and Moriyon were told by The Ridge management they needed to evacuate for two weeks for repairs and inspections. hands Saturday night, Gonzalez and Moriyon hurried to gather their belongings to move to another building. Moriyon, who has an exam today, is worried about moving to a new place. The apartment management is providing empty apartments in the community to residents who were evacuated, Gonzalez said. They are really being nice about it considering that this was so random, Gonzalez said. RIDGE, from pg. 1Residents were sent to live in vacant apartments in the complex They raised more than $500 for families and victims of the shootingWeiss to spread the idea to UF. An online preorder form let people order cookies, which Papilsky and Weiss will deliver Monday. Papilsky said the shooting was tragic, but shes excited to see UF students take action for gun control. Its sad that it had to take something like this to get young people to take action, but it is a really exciting time, she said. I think that anyone participating really has a chance to make a difference. Goldman said the night was a great chance for UF students affected by the tragedy to express love and support for each other and the victims. Were very proud to be able to do this, but were more proud to see the students themselves coming out on a Sunday night for a good cause, he said. local and national talent, which performed on two stages, We wanted to diversify the genres of the different talents and give an opportunity for local talents to perform as well, Shapiro, a 21-year-old UF advertising senior, said. The event also featured eight food options, including PDQ and Cilantro Taco, and 17 activity and club booths. Among the booths was a silent disco, where attendees could listen through headphones to music DJs playing in front of them, and a table for the Wetlands Club, a UF club dedicated to cleaning and preserving wetlands and coastlines. A/J Jackson, Saint Motels lead singer, walked onto the over his neck before his set began. During his performance, Jackson told concertgoers to Gator Chomp to the beat of Puzzle Pieces. He ended the bands set by thanking the student organizers and telling the crowd its great to be a Gator. While Snakehips deejayed on Flavet Fields stage, roughly 1,000 people passed a six-foot Cullen Bryant and two friends drove nearly 70 miles from Jacksonville to hear their favorite indie-pop band, Saint Motel. The 21-year-old looked out into the crowd and said more people should have attended to hear national performers on campus. We saw (Saint Motel) a little while ago and loved it. We knew we had to make the trip to see them again, Bryant said. Shapiro said organizers expected 3,000 attendees. concert, Shapiro said. Were hoping it will continue in the future. Stone CHABAD, from pg. 1WETLANDS, from pg. 1The music festival included seven bands, local and national

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5 By Kaylee WeberAlligator Contributing Writer Physicians traded their white lab coats Saturday for workout gear to talk to patients while taking laps around a track. About 20 community members, including doctors and nurses, attended the UF Integrative Health and Medicine Interest Groups kickoff Walk with a Doc event. Walk with a Doc is a national organization that has hundreds of chapters nationwide. The new Gainesville chapter will meet every other Saturday morning at the Santa Fe College Track, located at 3000 NW 83rd St., to promote active living and build relationships with local physicians, said Albert Barrera, the Gainesville walk leader and organizer. This organization will help bind both people that are concerned for their health and doctors that are on a mission to improve the health of their patients, Barrera, 23, said. Barrera, with the help of Dr. Amy Sheer, a third-year UF Health resident physician, applied for a $1,500 grant through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Sheer said. After receiving the money, about $500 of the grant was used to start the chapter. The event Saturday began with Sheer giving tips on how to stay healthy, such as doing squats while cooking. They then set out on a 45-minute walk around the track at their own pace. Exercise adds years to your life and more importantly adds life to your years, Sheer said. The national Walk with a Doc organization was started in 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir, a cardiologist based in Columbus, Ohio. He said he founded it when he realized only three percent of his new patients were achieving their recommended physical activity guidelines. What started as a simple walking event in Columbus has grown to about 370 chapters nationwide, including the new Gainesville chapter, Sabgir said. Youre gonna have more fun than you would expect, Sabgir said. Reagan McKendree, a 22-year-old UF second-year medical student, said she hopes to be a doctor who connects with her patients like the ones at the event. It helps patients engage with their doctors and see them outside of just in the clinic with their white coats, McKendree said. By Robert LewisAlligator Staff WriterA Gainesville man who worked as a security guard at Hawthorne High School was arrested Friday for molesting a 14-year-old student, AlaHiram Demenico Jackson, 24, picked up the teenage girl after she snuck out of her Hawthorne house and gave her a Four Loko, an alcoholic malt beverage, according to an arrest report. After she was drunk, he had sex with her and then returned her home, police said. She told police the rape happened in a park in Hawthorne, but she didnt know the exact location because she was drunk, police said. She said she met Jackson again the next day and he raped her a second time, according to the report. She told police Jackson works at her school as a security guard and mentor, according to the report. She said she knows him and speaks with him often on social media and in school, police said. Jackson was not employed by the school Johnson, the Alachua County Public Schools spokesperson, wrote in an email. He only worked at one basketball game, Johnson said. Jackson was charged with giving liquor to someone under 21, lewd and lascivious molestation and two counts of sexual battery on a minor. He was taken to the Alachua County Jail where he remains, as of press time, in lieu of a $502,000 bond. @Lewis__Robert rlewis@alligator.org Alligator Staff WriterA man was stunned by University Police for resisting arrest Friday, authorities said. Joseph Michael Allen, 18, of Pembroke Pines, was drinking with his girlfriend in the Springs Residential Complex when he became aggressive and left the UF dorm at about 10 p.m., according to an arrest report. His girlfriend tried to hold the door closed, and Allen jerked the door open, ripping off his girlfriends toenail. Allen punched walls and shattered a cars rear window outside, according to the report. The damage to the window was estimated Levin College of Law parking lot and ordered continued walking away, police said. When away, according to the report. to get his hands free when he was detained on the ground. At one point, he turned to stun Allen until he complied, according to the report. Allen was arrested on charges of disorderarrest and property damage. He was taken to the Alachua County Jail where he was released Sunday on his own recognizance. He could not be reached for comment. Alligator Staff WriterHigh school students who protest against gun violence will not be denied admission UF Admissions announced its support of high school students First Amendment rights to expression and peaceful protest said it will review student conduct leading to expulsions or suspensions on a case-by-case basis, according to a tweet. UF supports the First Amendment right to freedom of expression, including by peaceful and lawful protest, the tweet reads. We would not consider participating in such a protest a negative in our admission process. High schools around the country have threatened suspension or expulsion if students walk out of class to protest in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting nearly two weeks ago. About 100 colleges and universities have put out statements ensuring high school students will not be penalized for protesting Twitters character limit, UF spokesperson Steve Orlando said. Marley Penson, a 17-year-old Miami Beach Senior High School senior, said UFs statement relieved her. She and hundreds of her fellow school students walked out of the school Wednesday afternoon despite disapproval from the schools administration. As a future student of UF, its very comforting and nice to hear that it wouldnt affect my admission, she said. Ive worked so hard all throughout high school, and UF has always been my No. 1 choice since I could remember. She said she thinks high schools are ridiculous to discourage students from voicing their concerns. Were going to stand up for what we believe in, she said. arosa@alligator.org Allen

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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 opinions@alligator.org, 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. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 www.alligator.org/opinions Lets show compassion to those who survive tragediesLast semester, I wrote a column urging stricter gun control measures after the mental health issues and (2) neglect the other factors that The Boys Are Not All Right, written by Michael Ian Mia Gettenberg is a UF criminology and philosophy senior. Her column focuses on education.Column EditorialUF must treat OPS workers betterB ance Contribution Act system, with UF contributing no money to high standard not only in terms of academics, but also in terms The views expressed here are not necessarily those of The Alligator.Melissa Gomez EDITOR A bby M iller EDITOR Caitlin Ostroff EDITOR, Jimena Tavel Mia Gettenbergopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 Whenever theres a big enough crisis, there is a good amount of collateral to follow. The media explodes, and picture from every direction. Was Lee Harvey Oswald the only gunman involved in former President John F. Kennedy's assassination? Was 9/11 an inside job? However, these theorists dont stop at just the crisis itself. Another common aspect following tragedies is the concept of crisis actors. Some people believe those who show up in the news after a crisis are paid actors who were not actually involved in the tragedy. Examples of these theories have surfaced after dozens of horrible events, from the Pulse nightclub shooting to the Boston Marathon bombing. Most recently, of course, theorists are talking about the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. These allegations are disgusting and disrespectful. When a tragedy occurs, there are always people who survive it and continue to be affected by it. Many battle the demons of grief, survivors guilt or post-traumatic stress disorder. They struggle every day but are often forgotten about in the aftermath. As a society, we often neglect to remember direct victims are not the only ones who are hurting. There are plenty of people struggling with their mental stability, and they need to be focused on. Pain and suffering are not always visible, and just because you cant see the wound or have undeniable evidence they werent. The idea of crisis actors disrespects survivors who are living with heartache. Theorists have speculated that after tragedy, people who appear on TV after the incidents look very similar to those who have appeared after other tragedies. Some people think those who rise up out of the wreckage were never actually in the wreckage at all. In their minds, these survivors are lying. Theyre just showing up for fame and drama, speaking out about events to push an agenda or to get air time on national telearound that some of the students who say they survived the Stoneman Douglas shooting arent actually students, but actors being paid to appear on TV and pretend they were. While I appreciate that people question the information they are given and dont just believe anything they see on TV, I think it is senseless that rather than being sympathetic to the survivors of the shooting, people are sitting comfortably behind computer screens, starting rumors about children who lived through hell and are trying to tell their stories. Mental health following a tragedy is important. Not only do we need to ensure those we lost are properly remembered, but we must also take care of and protect the survivors. They will never be the same again, no matter how put together they seem to be on the outside. Their mental health is in a delicate state, and for many of these kids, throwing their hearts and souls into the #NeverAgain and #MarchForOurLives movements is how they are choosing to cope. It may seem unorthodox to you, but this is their choice. Quite frankly, its not about the third-party observers right now. So, for the sake of the mental well-being of these kids and their families, stop the conspiracy theories. They are survivors and they are trying to make their way through the rest of their lives just like the rest of us. Rather than questioning the reality of their pain, show them the support they deserve. Lets be proud of them for sharing their pain. Taylor Cavaliere is a UF journalism and psychology junior. Her column focuses on mental health.Stop the conspiracy theories and start showing support for crisis survivorsColumnThis years Winter Olympics exhibits more black athletes than weve seen in previous years. Not only that, but these games have smashed the stereotype that black athletes solely dominate in basketletes represent less than 3 percent of all Winter Olympians this year; however, their increasing attendance challenges the classic image of a winter athlete. Shani Davis, with four medals already under his belt, is competing this year as a medal at the Winter Olympics. Many have anticipated his performance, but the public initially criticized him for skipping the opening ceremonies after he lost the opportunity and declined his invitation to the event due to the lack of respect. Nevertheless, Davis has already set nine world records and will perform to the best of his abilities in his last Winter Olympic games. Davis speed skating career set the stage for later speed skating athletes of color and pioneered DC-ICE (DC Inner City Excellence), a speed skating program for the inner city kids of Washington, D.C. American woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic speed skating team, also races down the path for gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Originally born in Ghana, Biney started skating when she moved to Virginia near the age of six. About 10 years later, she has made tremendous improvement and qualiBineys teammate, Erin Jackson, will decompete in Olympic long-track skating and experience, a feat most athletes dream of. She grew up in Ocala and found the sport after years of inline skating. Jackson also graduated from UF. Jordan Greenway also makes can on the U.S. hockey team. He grew up in New York City, New York, where there were ice rinks all over town. As such, he spent a lot of time skating as a child. Being one of the few black kids on the ice didnt bother him. He says There wasnt a lot of African Americans playing and I think, honestly, outside of my brother and I, I cant think of a ton ... so I just kind of grew up around it and it was kinda the norm. Black athletes have to learn to desensitize themselves when their sports lack diversity. There are also athletes outside the U.S. making strides for their own countries. Vanessa James comes back to the Winter Olympics with her partner, Morgan Cipres, after skating pair at the last Winter Olympics. Nigerias bobsled team features past athletes ans. There are also teams from African countries like Ghana, Kenya and Eritrea making Greenway, Biney and Davis found their sports naturally. The lack of diversity within winter sports was not a deterrent from their progress because the sport itself was the prime concern. When a child of color sees a it creates aspiration and encourages them to try for the same success. Seeing athletes of color inspires the youth to go out and try something new, which emphasizes how inThe quest for self improvement and athletic success outweighs the racial homogeneity, which serves as a common theme in all their stories. Madisyn Jones is a UF accounting sophomore. Her column focuses on black culture.Diversity rises in the Winter OlympicsColumn Madisyn Jonesopinions@alligator.org Taylor Cavaliereopinions@alligator.org

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8 ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018The Wetlands: Spring semester concert premieres at UF A group of students dance at a Silent Disco held during The Wetlands Music Festival on Sunday. The event featured headlining artist A$AP Ferg, food trucks, an art walk and many other activities. Jacksonville-based band Flipturn performs for a crowd Sunday at The music festival sponsored by Student Government Productions. Anna James of the electronic music duo, Retrolux, performs for a crowd during Sundays Wetlands Festival at Flavet Field. The Gainesville-based group is a product of Swamp Records and has been performing since 2012.By Taylour MarksAlligator Staff

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 9 The event, called the Year of the Dog: Spring Festival Gala, took place at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts on Sunday. It featured performances including dances, crosstalk, solos, chorus, witty skits and a cappella. About 800 tickets to the show were distributed on Turlington Plaza last week. A dancer from the UF Chinese Student Association Dance Club performs in a piece titled Zhi Zi Yugui + Cry Cry while wearing traditional Chinese garments in honor of the new year inside the Phillips Center for Performing Arts on Sunday night. Performing in the traditional garments associated with China and the Spring Festival, UF students hold gala to celebrate the Chinese New YearPhotos By Steph StricklandAlligator StaffBy Jessica Curbelo Alligator Contributing WriterHundreds of people gathered to watch the celebration of the Chinese New Year on Sunday. The Chinese Student Association, a UF student organization, hosted the Chinese Spring Festival Gala in the Phillips Center for Performing Arts. Between 700 and 800 tickets were handed out prior to the event, said Yifei Liu, the clubs president. Hosts spoke in both English and Chinese languages, although the performances were primarily in Chinese. The budget for the show was $18,000, with the main cost being for the venue, said the associations spokesperson, Zhonglin Lai. Student Government and the consulate general of the Peoples Republic of China funded the event. The spokesperson declined to say how much money came from each source.

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10 ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018A night of a cappella: UF hosts international competition Caleigh Molner, an alto member of No Southern Accent, UFs premier co-ed a cappella group founded in 2001, performs Saturday at the International Championship of Collegiate A The Sedoctaves, a UF female a cappella group founded in 2005, perform at the International Championship Standing Room Only, UFs jazz and contemporary a cappella group established in 2013, performed at the International Championship groups from University of Central Florida, Florida Internation University and UF competed Saturday By Alan AlvarezAlligator Photographer

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12 ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. CASH FOR CARS & TRUCKS Running or Not Any Condition352-771-6191 3-2-18-11-13 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. Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 6-21-18-55-14 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 2-28-18-22-14 Zumba Instructors Needed! Classes held on UF campus and scheduled month-to-month. Contact: tiffany@lifestylewellnessstudios.com or call 352-507-5002 if interested. 1-24-18-5-14Independent Distributor Wanted! 10-15 hrs/week at $10/hrJob: distribute flyers on UF & SFC campuses; must be able to complete tasks unsuper vised. If interested, apply via Contact form on wehbemarketing.com 2-26-18-1-14 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 www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Affordable Attorney12 Years Experience Call or Text Sam 24/7 904.600.2683 4-2517-86-15 Want to be a CNA? Dont want to wait? Express Training Services now offers a CNA class which can be completed in one weekend. Perfect for busy college students. www. expresstrainingservices.com/ww 4-25-1743-15 MATH/PHYSICS TUTORING PhD in mathematical physics. Subjects: algebra, trig, pre-calc, calc or general physics. Rate: $20/hr. youtube channel: tutelar tutoring. email: tutelar@instruction.com 3-1221-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) PREVENTIVE CARE DISABILITY EVALUATIONS AND PROGRAM FOR AUTISM. Call 352-275-8171 3-30-12-15 Designated drivers are the greatest 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 hilldds56@gmail.com 1-2418-5-14 Now Hiring PT & FT Lloyd Clarke Sports, 1 m N of UF on 13 St. Gainesville's local leader in running and hiking gear for over 42 years. Applications available in store. Serious applicants with consistent availability only. Must work 1 day on weekends. 2-26-5-14 We need After School Program Staff for ages 3-6 & 1st8th grade. M-F 2:00-6:00 PM. Starting Immediately. Submit resume to mmschool@millhopper.com 2-28-18-3-14 Swim Instructors wanted. Fun and rewarding position with a great company. Lifeguard cert preferred. Experience with children, swim preferred. Apply today suncountrysports. com/jobs 3-23-18-10-14 Part time bilingual assistant (English/ Spanish) for law office. Please send your resume to yvlawoffice@gmail.com 3-2-184-14 HELP WANTED PART TIME Students Only Yard Work/Odd Jobs & Errands Starts at $13.00 per hour. Contact: fairoaks1879@aol.com 3-14-186-14 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services SAY: "I FOUND IT IN THE ALLIGATOR!"

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 13 Need CPR Training?(352) 727-4733 www.GatorCPR.com CNA Prep Classes from GatorCNA.com 7-3-17-108-16 DRUG PROBLEM?WE CAN HELP! 24 HOURS 7 DAYSCALL NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS1-866352-5323 352-376-8008 www.uncoastna.org pr@uncoastna.org 18 Personals HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) Don't forget to tell them: "I found it in The Alligator!" 19 Connections Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! FREE Interactive Town Hall Youth Tobacco Prevention Policy Panel UF HealthStreet, 2401 SW Archer Road Feb 28, 5:30-7p. Live and Live Stream More details at www.myhealthstreet.org 2-28-18-3-20 21 Entertainment Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. 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The Baltimore Orioles had only 19 stolen bases during the 2016 season. Name the last time a majorleague team had fewer stolen bases for a season. 2. Kendrys Morales set a Royals team mark in 2015 for most total bases in one game (15). Who had held the record? 3. When was the last time before 2016 that the NFL had two games end in a tie in the same season? 4. How many consecutive years has the Kansas mens basketball team won its opening game in the NCAA Tournament? 5. When was the last time before the 2016-17 NHL season (Toronto Maple Leafs) that three rookies each reached 60 points for the same team? 6. When Josef Newgarden (26 years old) won the 2017 IndyCar series championship, he was the youngest to do so since who? 7. When was the last time before 2017 that tennis star Venus Williams reached the semifinals of three majors in the same year? Answers 1. The Detroit Tigers stole only 17 bases in 1972. 2. George Brett had 14 total bases in a game in 1979. 3. It was 1997. 4. 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Shayna Pirreca scored a game-winning goal in overtime on Sunday in the Florida lacrosse team's 17-16 victory over Loyola. nal opportunity to post qualifying times for the NCAA Championships. Twenty-six male swimmers and 10 female swimmers recorded B-cut times. Follow us for updatesFor updates on UF athletics, follow us on Twitter at @alligatorSports or online at www.alligator.org/sportsMONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 www.alligator.org/sports By Ethan BauerSports WriterPalm trees bristled and clay clouded the air on Sunday in Coral Gables. No, there were no windy thunderstorms or ever, whooshing gusts caused by repeated swings and misses from both the Gators and the Hurricanes. but Miami notched some timely hits while No. 1 Florida left nine runners on base in its season, although the Gators (7-1) still claimed the series with wins on Friday and Saturday. Florida coach Kevin OSullivan said in a release. We had a tough time getting the leadoff man on and getting him to the stretch, but we ment for the Gators, who couldnt get clutch games. mound. and missed under the bright Miami sun and cratered into the clay before the ball plopped was already on second base with a double that barely passed the pitchers mound. While that was an iconic moment in the Floridas struggles. was really good today. He threw a lot of really good, quality off-speed pitches and located Cabezas. OSullivan, who wished his team was more agintersquads, but until youre actually in those By Mari FaielloSports Writer fans resounded throughout Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium as Kelly Barnhill readied herGeorgia Southerns Hannah Farrell swung Janell Wheatons glove. perfect game and the eighth in program history. in the moment and go pitch by pitch, and thats With the help of Barnhills perfect pitching 1) swept its doubleheader on Sunday, defeatBarnhill shared the circle with utility player Barnhill capped off her spotless outing with 11 But once she has her rise ball, shes good and BASEBALL SOFTBALLSEE SOFTBALL, PAGE 16I other. Youre probably still stuffed from that youve left your weird uncles house and dering down the stretch of a once-promising season as head coach, but he needs to win against the Seminoles. He loses. Badly. Probably very poorly on all fronts. to accomplish, will laude the positives and diminish the negatives. Press releases will push character in light of his previous legal issues. those questions. da fans have are notoriously unreasonable. three national championships, was admitted to a Gainesville hospital with chest pains because of the amount of stress he endured, presumably from overbearing fans. What if the 2018 Gators football team sucks? Morgan McMullenSEE COLUMN, PAGE 16 SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 16Kelly Barnhill didn't realize she'd thrown a perfect game until her teammates started congratulating her. "You never think about it while you're doing it," she said.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15 WOMENS BASKETBALLBy Justin AhlumSports WriterWith two and a half minutes left in the fourth quarter, Floridas womens basketball team emptied its bench. Four freshmen saw playing Georgia sealed a 63-43 victory over the Gators in Athens, Georgia, on Sunday afternoon. score more than 50 points for the second consecutive game, had two quarters in which it scored one player score in double-digits. They just outplayed us in every aspect of the game, coach going to turn the page, move on. They are a good team that had a good year. rebounds on Sunday, which points for the Bulldogs. ton, who missed Thursdays game with a left ankle injury, came back to the starting lineup as well. Her impact was crucial in the the game going into the break. shots and scored eight points through two quarters. But the sophomore seemed to struggle with her ankle in the latter part of the game. Midway through the third quarter, Washthe Gators bench. She did return to the game but and eight Bulldogs knocked down was one rebound shy of a doubledouble. We tried to make adjustments bauer said, but werent successful at it. So weve just got to turn the page on this and move on. Florida will now turn its attenWednesday afternoon. @justinn_case1 jahlum@alligator.orgAlan Alvarez / Alligator File PhotoCameron Newbauer is looking to move on from Floridas 3-13 regular season SEC record. Weve just got to turn the page on this, he said. MENS BASKETBALLBy Andrew HuangSports Writer the top-four seeds in the conference touris wide open. The top-four teams receive a double bye for the opening two rounds of the bracket, creating an easier path to the championship game, as well as extra time to rest. The league, as a whole, has improved not particularly top-heavy there are just petitive across the board. The fact that there are only two games still clinch a top-four seed, illustrates this seasons parity. nardi. Florida, part of a four-way tie for third one of those teams Kentucky, which close out the regular season on March 3. Tuscaloosa, another team in contention. Feb. 3. idas remaining schedule is the toughest of any team in position to earn a top four seed, but the Gators own six head-to-head Florida has wrapped up the season series against Auburn, Mississippi State, Ar@AndrewJHuang ahuang@alligator.org TRACKBy Alanis ThamesSports WriterGrant Holloway clapped his hands together and broke into a running-man celebratory dance following his race. The sophomore then quickly patted his chest twice and struck a pose with his arms folded and head tilted to the side to commemorate his sechurdles. Holloway won the mens 60-meter hurdles and teammate KeAndre Bates took third in the same event. The Gators have now won seven of the last accounted for eight of the womens points. In the mens 60-meter dash, freshman Hakim Sani Brown, who won his qualifying heat on race. The two sprinters gathered four points for Floridas men. place in the mens mile to add four more points to the Gators total. two-section mens 400-meter event. His perforter. However, in the second heat, Kentuckys pushed Barnett to third overall. that same race. points, and Mansons added three more. just under one second behind Georgias team. ished eighth but clocked a season-best time of eighth fastest ever recorded indoors. as A&Ms 4x400 relay team and secured a thirdThe womens 4x400 relay team clocked a at sixth overall to conclude the championship meet. @alanisthames athames@alligator.org Teams In Contention For Top-Four Seed1 *Auburn (24-5, 12-4 SEC) | Remaining schedule: At Arkansas, South Carolina 2 Tennessee (21-7, 11-5 SEC) | Remaining schedule: At Mississippi State, Georgia T3 Mississippi State (21-8, 9-7 SEC) | Remaining schedule: Tennessee, at LSU T3 Kentucky (20-9, 9-7 SEC) | Remaining schedule: Ole Miss, at Florida T3 Arkansas (20-9, 9-7 SEC) | Remaining schedule: Auburn, at Missouri T3 Florida (18-11, 9-7 SEC) | Remaining schedule: At Alabama, Kentucky T7 Missouri (17-12, 8-8 SEC) | Remaining schedule: At Vanderbilt, Arkansas T7 Alabama (17-12, 8-8 SEC) | Remaining schedule: Florida, at Texas A&M T9 Texas A&M (18-11, 7-9 SEC) | Remaining schedule: At Georgia, Alabama T9 Georgia (16-12, 7-9 SEC) | Remaining schedule: Texas A&M, at Tennessee T9 LSU (16-12, 7-9 SEC) | Remaining schedule: At South Carolina, Mississippi State *Clinched top-four seed

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