We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator Retired UF professor hiking the Appalachian TrailHes asking for a penny donation for every mile, pg. 5Check out this weeks The Avenue sectionRead about the story behind First Magnitude Brewing Company, pg. 8 GATORS FACE JACKSONVILLE TONIGHTThe game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but w as postponed due to rain, pg. 14Staff ReportGail Johnson walked into First Magnitude Brewing Company with her arms raised to silence the crowd of about 60 supporters who were still watching voter results pour in. My opponent just conceded, yelled Johnson, who was elected for the City Commission At-Large Seat 1 on Tuesday night. Johnson is the least 21 years, said TJ Pyche, the director of outJohnson beat her opponent, incumbent City Commissioner Harvey Budd, by a nearly 30-point lead. However, the race was so close between District 1 candidates incumbent City Commissioner Charles Goston and challenger Gigi Simmons that a runoff will be held May 1. In the end, Simmons led by 85 votes. From the moment the early votes were counted, Budd said he knew he had lost. When I walked into the big room and saw the screen, I knew, the 70-year-old said. Im an accountant. About 64 percent of voters chose Johnson over the nearly 36 percent that voted for Budd. At about 7:30 p.m., Budd stepped outside of Heartwood Soundstage, where his watch party was hosted, and called his opponent to concede. He said he is going to make my transition as easy as possible, and that Im going to make a great addition to the commission, Johnson said. Simmons clutched her mothers hand and peered up at the screen in Cypress and Grove Brewing Company as the votes rolled in. Each time the page refreshed and she inched ahead supporters, would swell with cheers. I was the underdog, so to get to this point, I feel blessed, Simmons said. Election workers counted 11,165 votes, cast by about 13 percent of registered voters, after polls closed at 7 p.m. More than half the votes were from mail-in and early voting. Voter turnout was 2 percent higher than in 2015, when the same seats were up for election. Despite leading Goston the entire night, Simmons didnt earn the 50 percent of votes plus one she needed to avoid a runoff. As the numbers ticked upward, the reality of the runoff began to dawn on her campaign. Simmons had By Romy Ellenbogen Alligator staff writer Dan Mullen could only afford one bottle of He would add a splash of the energy drink to his cloudy New York tap water to disguise his job at Wagner College in New York. In four years, he made $16,000. Total. As the new Florida Gators head coach, Mullen will make about $6 million per year, according to the Florida Times-Union. Now, Im fortunate, he told the crowd of about 200. I can afford Gatorade. Mullen, who was hired as the new head football coach in November, spoke Tuesday night in the University Auditorium for Accent Speakers Bureaus third event with the University Athletic Association. Mullen was not paid to speak, said Shelby Buchanan, the Accent chairwoman. We want to give students a more personal connection to the people who are coaching our teams, she said. In head-to-toe orange and blue and wearing his visor from practice, Mullen answered questions about recruiting, his expectations for Fall and former Gators football player Tim Tebow, who he coached as the Gators offensive coordinator. He also discussed the importance of being well-rounded and trying different things. He ballet to show his dance knowledge. I coach football to make a positive impact on young peoples lives, Mullen said. That is the ultimate reward you can have. Emma Broadbent, a UF environmental science sophomore, said shes excited about what Mullen can bring to the team. Broadbent, who said shes been a Gators fan since birth, wants to see the team become National Champions again. The Tennessee moment made me realize we have the skill with the players, but the coaches arent utilizing it, the 19-year-old said. Nathan Larubbio, an 18-year-old UF sports management freshman, said hes been a Gators fan his whole life. Hes yelled and cried watching games. He remembers better years, when Tebow was quarterback and Mullen was helping to coach. He hopes Mullen can bring back those days. The last few years have been torture for me, he said. Im excited for them to go away. @romyellenbogen firstname.lastname@example.orgVOLUME 112 ISSUE 70Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Will Clewis / Alligator StaffUF football head coach Dan Mullen talks about his coaching career and UFs football program with moderator Ted Spiker at the Accent Speakers Bureau event Tuesday night. About 200 people attended the free event at the University Auditorium. Alan Alvarez / Alligator Staff Gail Johnson, 40, celebrates winning City Commission At-Large Seat 1 after getting off the phone with her opponent, Harvey Budd, who conceded, inside First Magnitude Brewing Company. She won with about 64 percent of the vote. Gators football coach demonstrates ballet, talks career Johnson wins At-Large seatSEE ELECTION, PAGE 3 GATORS FACE JACKSONVILLE TONIGHT The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but w as
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 alligator.org/calendarLocal Events / News in Brief Todays WeatherAM NOON PM 2 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018WHATS HAPPENING?Sikhism at UF The UF Sikh Students Association will host a Turban Day event today from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Turlington Plaza. The event aims to make UF students aware of Sikhism and offers a chance to do something out of the ordinary by experiencing someone elses culture. As part of the event, the members of the Sikh Students Association will help tie turbans around students heads. For more information, call 352-8770407. 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 5:45 p.m. Thursday at Cone Park Library Branch, located at 2801 E. University Ave., and 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 5 at Tower Road Library Branch, located at 3020 SW 75th St. Attorneys from the Josiah T. Walls Bar Association and law students from the Levin College of Law will provide oneon-one assistance to those who have been convicted of a felony and are interested in applying to have their civil rights restored. These presentations are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information, visit aclib.us/law or call 352-334-3900. Libraries closed for Easter Alachua County Library District will be closed for Easter all day April 1. All branches will be closed. Book drops at branches and online services through the Library Districts eBranch ataclib.us will be available. All 12 branch locations and two bookmobiles will resume their regular schedules April 2. For more information, visitaclib.us or call 352-334-3900. Take Back the Night Strive UF will hold a Take Back the Night March and Rally Against Sexual Violence from 5:30 to 9 p.m. April 4 on the Plaza of the Americas. Survivors are invited to speak on the nature of their sexual assault and recovery. Free T-shirts or tank tops are available for the first 300 marchers. For more information, call 352-273-4450. Fulbright Awareness Month The UF International Center will hold Fulbright Awareness Month until April 12. Multiple informational sessions for students, scholars, faculty and staff will provide opportunities to learn about the Fulbright application process and hear about the experiences of past scholars and students. 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Press releases will not appear in the paper.AP NEWS AROUND THE WORLDEmails show FEMA silent amid chaos after Hurricane Maria WASHINGTON As hundreds of people stood in line for food and many went hungry during the days and weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Walmart Inc. and local supermarkets threw out tons of spoiled meat, dairy and produce. Emails and text messages made public Tuesday in a letter sent by the top Democrat on the House oversight committee describe frantic efforts by officials at Walmart and the Puerto Rican government to get fuel for generators to prevent food from going bad. From the Federal Emergency Management Agency came only silence. Supreme Court questions crisis pregnancy center law WASHINGTON A skeptical Supreme Court took aim Tuesday at a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion. 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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 rfrnrfrrfnrtb brf rfr ntrtrrbr rrbrt rrnrr about 48 percent of the vote compared to Gostons 45 percent. Tyra Ty Loudd Edwards got 6 percent. Edwards and 15 close supporters and friends watched her opponents battle it out in the polls from her campaign party at Xclusive Night Club. Its not over, Edwards said. The hard work has just begun. When Simmons stepped forward to thank her team and announce the runoff, her campaign party erupted in applause. Im charged, and Im energized. Im not stopping. Were going to win this thing, Simmons told her supporters. The last time District 1 saw a runoff election was in 2015. Goston, who won the last runoff, said he will do what it takes to win this one too. After the runoff was announced, he took shots at the Gainesville Sun, which he said published false information about him and Gigi Simmons, who he feels has nowhere near enough experience in government to take his seat. If they want to play it this way, lets play it this way, OK? he said. I like getting down and dirty. It dont bother me. dimly lit, wood-tiled Warehouse Lounge. One volunteer, shocked by the applause, asked What happened? Debbie Martinez, a 67-year-old event coordinator for Gostons campaign, shouted a response. We get to work our a** for three weeks. Staff writers Jessica Giles, David Hoffman, Christina Morales and Amanda Rosa contributed to this report. Contributing writers Jessica Curbelo and Rachel Porter also contributed to this report. ELECTION, from pg. 1 Kayla Turner / Alligator Lindsey Crown / Alligator Staff
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5By Sabrina ConzaContributing WriterUFs international programs have been named one of the top in the nation. UF and four other universities received the 2018 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization on March 13, said Leonardo Villaln, dean of the UF International Center. The award recognizes and encourages universities efforts to increase international awareness in students and faculty, Villaln said. The other schools that got the award this year are Babson College, St. Lawrence University, Stony Brook University and Texas Tech University. NAFSA: The Association of International fessionals in international education, has been giving out the award since 2009. A maximum prestigious organization for international has gotten the award, Villaln said. Its one more feather in our cap as we rise NAFSA looks at the documentation and planning of international programs, speDorothea Antonio, deputy executive director of knowledge development for the association for NAFSA, wrote in an email. Villaln said he believes UFs initiative created in 2014 called Learning Without Borsigned to further internationalize the undergraduate studies. One portion of the program allows undergraduate students to add an international aspect to their studies such as studying abroad and foreign language programs, Villaln said. UF has about 6,500 international students, Villaln said. International education is important because students will work in an international environment after graduating, so they need to start thinking about the world on a global scale instead of just the U.S. We want to help students develop their understanding about the world to make them more competitive in the global market and also to make our students better global citiAntonio said UF won the award because the university provides funding for study abroad and has incorporated global learning into its curriculum. The University of Florida was selected this Yue Yu, a UF second-year pharmacy graduate student, said she sees a lot of international aspects in her pharmacy graduate program. Yu is a 24-year-old UF international student from China. Some of these aspects include various study trips, such as an Australia trip that Yu is attending this summer. There are also joint-programs with schools in other countries where students can collaborate on research projects, she said. The school is a huge university, and its being even more internationally recognized UFs international programs recognized nationally By Jessica Giles Alligator Staff WriterHeavy rain didnt stop candidates for City Commission from last-minute campaigning efforts to secure votes before Tuesdays election. Registered Gainesville voters in all 36 precincts cast their ballots Tuesday for an At-Large 1 candidate, deciding between Gail Johnson and incumbent Harvey Budd. District 1 residents in nine precincts in downtown and east Gainesville had the options of voting for incumbent Charles Goston, or challengers Gigi wards for the District 1 seat. During early voting, 6,283 ballots were cast 3,742 votes by mail and 2,540 at the polls, according to the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections. By Tuesday night, Johnson won the At-Large position with 64.26 percent, or 7,112 votes. After none of the District 1 candidates won at least 50 percent of the vote, a runoff race between Simmons and Goston will be held May 1. Below is a breakdown of how much money each candidate raised and spent. In the At-Large 1 race, Budd spent $36,746 on his campaign for re-election, about $8,000 more than his opponent Johnson, according to piled by the Supervisor of Elections. Most of that money went toward ment, yard signs and other advertising, he said. Budd said he raised $30,000 from the public and contributed about $6,000 of his own money. You should be able to put your he said. His team made calls Monday night, he said. His opponent, Johnson, spent the weekend making phone calls and knocking on more than 1,200 doors, she said. Its that last-minute push before Election Day, so were going to be doing that all up until the polls close Johnson spent $28,541 on her campaign, which included food for volunteers, campaign consultation report. She raised $33,799 for her campaign and $400 in non-monetary contributions. she said. Theres printing costs, theres the website, theres really getting your message out to the voters in any way possible, and that For District 1, incumbent Charles Goston spent $7,701 on his campaign for items including signs, printing fees, robocalls and mail advertisements, he said. Finally the residents of District 1 have somebody they know wont said. Gainesville resident Doug Berwith the Florida Elections Commission, according to a Gainesville Sun article. The complaint argues Goston sold himself a campaign ad in his publication Black College Monthly for a reduced price, a violation of state law. It also argues that he violated a county ordinance by giving himself a non-monetary contribution of a value greater than $250. Goston said he hasnt violated any laws during his campaign, and his campaign treasurer would never allow a mistake like that. All they wanted to do was smear Simmons spent the most money on her campaign out of the District 1 candidates: $8,364. The money was used for things like postcards, campaign consultation, T-shirts and port. Simmons, along with Johnson, received a $100 contribution from County Commissioner Robert Hutchinson. Simmons said she didnt know he planned on contributing to her campaign. I have all kinds of people that paign has spent $1,300 on advertising, including yard signs, videography and buttons, according to her fore the election visiting the homes of District 1 residents, said campaign manager Jessica Martini. Martini believes it was the word-of-mouth among the community that helped her campaign grow. We know that were probably the underdogs, but I think that her message has really resonated with email@example.com @jessica_giles_ At-Large candidates spend most on campaign, reports show HE HAS RAISED $1,296 SO FAR. By Jessica GilesAlligator Staff WriterArt Donovans mother has wanted to hike the Appalachian Trail since 1968. Now turning 91 this year and suffering from Alzheimers, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes mental deterioration, its a dream she will never realize. Instead, her son has embarked on a journey to do it for her and everyone else who is living with Alzheimers. Donovan, 62, a retired UF professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, began what could be an eight-month journey along the entirety of the Appalachian Trail to raise money and awareness for his mothers disease. He began his 2,190-mile trek on Feb. 28 in Georgia and will conclude in Maine, he said. Donovan is asking people to contribute one penny for every mile he walks. As of press time, he has raised $1,296. Im doing it for her and all those people in the future who Despite all his preparation, like researching the trail, hiking around Gainesville and dehydrating food that his wife, Patti Gordon, mailed him along the way, nothing could prepare him for the grueling reality of the trail, he said. Half the days are beautiful; the other half he hikes through rain or snow. Some nights when he stops to record the day in his trail journal, his hands are too frozen to write, he said. So he records the entry on his phone to later transcribe. Armed with mementos like his wifes wedding ring and his Art manages to put one foot in front of the other for as many as 14 miles a day, he said. Along the way, he sees college students, senior citizens and newlyweds, he said. The like-minded people and stunning views help him stay motivated. You look up and theres an unhe said. His wife has been his biggest supporter since he began, mailing him food and care packages every through a GPS. She misses their daily conversations but knows the weight of the disease drives him. Ive just seen it just take peoples loved ones away. Theyre there, but theyre not there. Its Sydney Modrow, 21, a UF neurobiological sciences senior, watched the disease affect her grandmothers life when she was growing up. I watched the whole progressaid. Modrow is thrilled to see someone going to such great lengths to raise awareness for Alzheimers. I think its like the perfect way of raising awareness by also doing something that is battling Al@jessica_giles firstname.lastname@example.orgRetired UF professor hikes Appalachian Trail for AlzheimersCourtesy to The AlligatorDonovan, 62, a retired UF professor, is enduring what could be an eight-month journey along the Appalachian Trail to raise money and awareness for the neurodegenerative disease Alzheimers.
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 email@example.com, 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. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 www.alligator.org/opinions EditorialTheres an old adage that goes, If youre not paying for it, you are the product. In social media, notably Facebook, this is especially true. Facebook wants your data. It wants to know what topics you post about, what type of content you click and what keeps you coming back. Who are your friends, and what do they like? What about your family? In all of these small facts they collect, it paints a picture of the person behind the But what happens when the company allows third parties to see your information? What happens when a stranger gets access to who you are, your likes and dislikes, and your strengths and weaknesses? What happens when that information isnt secure? This weekend, The New York Times and The Observer of London reported Cambridge Analytica, a British data analysis political adviser Stephen Bannon and was hired by the Trump campaign, harvested private information from the Facebook Cambridge Analytica had used private information from the social network. That year, Facebook put out a statement saying it would investigate how the information had gotten out. But by then it was too late. Cambridge Analytica had all it needed to According to The New York Times and The Observer, the company used the data to target certain groups for digital ads have their data collected. The information was so personal, Aleksandr Kogan, the man who had collected the data for academic purposes from Facebook, told Cambridge Analytica they could pinpoint a users IQ, religion and life satisfaction. We encourage readers to delve into the investigation. Social media users need to be aware of how information is collected through social media platforms they may be trusting. Should or passwords to other sites? Not without knowing all of the conditions. You should know where that information is going. If Facebook was trusting enough to allow a University of Cambridge psychology professor to do whatever he wanted with the information, its hard to imagine where the line is drawn. Why didnt the company make sure all of the data was deletdata leak? There are questions the company has yet to answer. private information had been breached. Yes, it is a private company but it handles personal information we entrust it with. Its information users may not even be aware theyre handing over. We must demand transparency. But it starts with awareness. You should be more concerned about the Facebook scandal ColumnRomantic comedies: We all know them, but not everyone loves them. these perfectly imperfect, expertly curated love stories, you could probably recite the narrative structure in your sleep. who are bound to fall in love but are stopped by a way to be together. The ensemble cast typically vice, a side character who provides comic relief and lots of coincidental situations that seem way too good to be true. Critics of rom-coms tend to argue against shallow, onesided characters, scenarios that would never happen in real life and the stereotypical happy endings, themes and narratives that arent exactly the most groundbreaking. thing in between, tends to conjure up stereotypes of its viewers. Because rom-coms are often generalized as meaningless lengths to deny the fact they might have actually enjoyed it. one watched romantic comedies, only a few raised hands, the online discussion board posts that students owned up to their rom-com-watching habits as if they were confessing to illegal activity. theres been a decline in the number of rom-coms being produced. Think about it: When was the last time you heard of Whats caused this rom-com drought, and what does this say about society and how peoples values have shifted? Are we fed up with love stories and happy endings? restore order in a land of confusion and destrucAside from the superhero movie boom, I think the slump in romantic comedy production stems from changing views about love, relationships and gender norms. fun and frilly, it has (and has always had) the ability to make commentary about society and culture. tell a story of surrogacy, showing not every relationship nor romantic situation is cookie-cutter. Today, screenwriters, producers and directors who dare to create a story about modern love must consider a plethora of societal and technological factors that were unimaginable Snapchat, Tinder and the legalization of same-sex marriage in the U.S. These all came long after the peak period of romon todays society. rom-com production for a modern, socially conscious audience who may not buy the boy-meets-girl storyline? Or is Hollywood just too afraid to veer from the action-packed for a hero? our perceptions toward love stories, I hope audiences will recognize and embrace the storytelling power of romantic comedies. Darcy Schild is a UF journalism junior. Her column focuses of human behavior and sociology.Lets embrace the power of romantic comedies The views expressed here are not necessarily those of The Alligator.Melissa Gomez EDITOR A bby M iller EDITOR Caitlin Ostroff EDITOR, Jimena Tavel Darcy Schildopinions@alligator.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 Cannot be combined with price matching, food or cosmetics purchases. One coupon per customer. Discount only valid at Butler Plaza GNC location. Daily specials. Expires 03/31/18.3914 SW Archer Rd$5 OFFANY $25 PURCHASE352-377-6020 Its 2018, and for some reason, men are still dictating what constitutes good taste. This is a well-kept secret, but its evident in the way we as a society talk about entertainment. Work produced by women, or with women in mind, is cast away categorized as less valuable. for love and pursuits of happiness? Theyre rein a special, possibly pink section of bookstores or corners of the internet. Books that represent the deep feelings of men? Theyre called books. Movies that star female characters and depict experiences many women can relate to, while entertaining millions, are given a cute, rhyming name: rom-com. You cant say the same for most movies starring men. That brings me to reality television. Theres including the valid argument that it often doesnt represent reality at all. It has the tendency to be clich, and some of it is poorly produced. But none of these low points change the fact that it is highly entertaining. It draws in millions of people, most of whom are women, and spoiler alert: Its considered by society to be trash. Were told its a waste of time, and if we spend time watching it anyway, were tasteless. Women arent innocent in enabling this phenomenon. In fact, many of us rush to apologize for our enjoyment of reality television using coded language. Its my guilty pleasure, well laugh when we bring up our shows, sometimes accidentally, in conversation. I just hate-watch it! we too often exclaim. Our aversion to admitting we watch realisnt completely our fault. We live in a society that tells us our opinions of what is and isnt interesting are invalid. Were told if something appeals to women, its less important than something that appeals to men. All of this has led us to think that if were smart, successful and feminist, we cant also be enthralled with the lives depicted on The Real Housewives and other reality shows. We think we have to pick a side because were told these two ideas are mutually exclusive. Weve internalized what our patriarchal society states clearly: Womens interests are frivolous. But if money talks, how can that be true? Bethenny Frankel, of The Real Housewives of New York, made $8.5 million in 2016, according to Forbes. The website also said Kim Kardashian West raked in $45.5 million last year. And what about the money the shows bring to the networks that create them? The elor earned a 2.2 rating in adults between the ages of 18 and 49 and 7.8 million viewers, according to Variety. For many women, The Bachelor is a lens for us to view the bad able choices weve all made. At the same time, its a way for feminists to come together, both online and in person, to call out the shows outdated gender roles, the egregious lack of diversity and the ways that reality television pits women against each other. Were allowed to condemn parts of it and campaign for the show to do better while also investing time in it. The NFL is extremely problematic, and men are allowed to condemn those problems while still watching and playing football. Lets call this divide of trivial womens entertainment and profound entertainment for what it is: sexism. In the words of Kylie Jenner, its time to start realizing stuff, and calling out this belittling rhetoric when we see it, hear it and even say it is a good play to start. Carly Breit is a UF journalism senior. Her column focuses on feminism. Stop telling women feminism and reality television are mutually exclusiveColumn Carly Breitopinions@alligator.orgOn March 14, Stephen Hawking passed away. He received a lot of attention on social media, complete with lots of praise for what he accomplished. Hawking was a theoretical physicist who studied black holes and time. He was famous for applying Einsteins to the beginnings of time, which he predicted was a singularity that exploded (in other words: the Big Bang). He was also famous for his work on the nature of black holes. When I saw Hawking died, I had to rewhat he had accomplished. I knew he had written A Brief History of Time, though Ive never read it. Science does not come naturally to me. Although it sounds fascinating, when I begin to read it, my mind becomes foggy. However, from what I can tell, Hawkings theoretical physics and his celebrity status didnt seem to be the most natural pairing. Hawking struggled with ALS for most of his that respect, he became a symbol of triumph of overcoming ones limitations. This I can understand. He somehow was able to continue his work, have a family and keep a devilish sense of humor while at ing was an inspiration to us all. I was wondering, as I read some of my Facebook friends posts and saw some of the tributes, if people generally were familiar with what Hawking did with his work on time and black holes. If they were, why was it of celebrity caliber? If they werent, why was Hawking a celebrity? Maybe Hawking was a cultural icon because of his personality. He was very funny and had been on a few episodes of "The Simpsons" and "The Big Bang Theory." His life was a compelling story, as The Theory of Everything demonstrated. Maybe Hawking as a person was more important to us than his work. I think most of my friends who grieved him were in the same position as I was: They were part of the scienscience through entertaining videos and shows, like Planet Earth or Cosmos. I doubt most people outside of stood what Hawking did and the some research, I still dont understand it. What our culture admires is often strange cal era who wont believe something unless say. But if we had sat down before Hawking sadly died and asked him to explain (without dressing it up) some of what he did, a lot of us would have fallen asleep or been utterly lost. What we love is not science per say but popular science, which can be a very helpful thing in its own right. Neil deGrasse Tyson, the host of Cosmos, has dedicated himself to making science capable of being digested by the public. That is an admirable thing to me. Our love of science, though, is different to me than our love of sports or entertainment. We can understand the basics of basketball or what an actor does without straining our minds. Science is not like that. It is its own academic discipline with its own method and language that most of us do not understand or speak. What we think is science is only a popular, digestible expression of what science truly is. This is fascinating to me. We revere something we struggle to comprehend. We revered Hawking, though his work can only be truly understood by fellow theoretical physicists and scientists. Maybe we revered him not for his work but for him as a person. Theres plenty to celebrate on both sides. Regardless, our love of science seems to Scott Stinson is a UF English Junior. His column focuses on popular culture.We loved Stephen Hawking as a person, even without understanding his scienceColumn Scott Stinsonopinions@alligator.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 www.alligator.org/the_avenue SuicideGirls:The raunchy burlesque show comes to Gainesville (pg. 9)Bumpin Uglies: show (pg. 9) WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 www.alligator.org/the_avenue Keep up with the Avenue on Twitter. Tweet us @TheFloridaAve. By Gabriella PaulAvenue Writer Christine Dennys orange-andvolunteers spend their Saturday Behind The Business: First Magnitude Brewing Company Courtesy to The Alligator always switches things up. Photo by Geena Hill / Courtesy to The Alligator creates delicious beer while giving back to the community. Built with craft beer, conservation and charity in mind
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 ALLIGATOR 9By Taylor McLambAvenue Writer Fans of the band Sublime can belt out the lyrics to their favorite songs Monday as famous Sublime tribute Emma Moscardini, a 21-year-old UF due to her love of Sublimes long-lasting I think Sublime resonates with the angsty teen in all of us without being as intense as bands like Bullet for My Whether your favorite song is Wrong Way, Santeria or What I Got, theres no doubting that Sublimes music has a way to resonate with fans even decades after the songs have been and credits the late Bradley Nowell, the founder of Sublime, as the reason beBradley wrote really relatable lyrics everyone can relate to the SoCal setlett on drums and Chad Wright on band that uniquely blends ska, reggae Q: on your music? Hardesty: Were lyrically driven Q: Can you describe the meaning how it came about? H: when we were 21 because we thought be doing this more than 10 years later, Q: orative? Is there a certain theme your songs usually have? H: tive at the time, but those are two of the things that tend to get my creative juices Q: What song by Sublime are you most excited to see them cover? H: I am! Sublime is the whole reason I got into this genre of music, and BadQ: for the concert? Any songs youre most nervous? H: I dont really get nervous anyQ: there anything in Gainesville you want to see/do while youre here? H: to hang out with our friends in Morning let us stay at their house when were in Q: holds for your band? Any dream tours or collaborators youd love to work with? H: Q&A: Bumpin Uglies to open for Sublime tribute band MUSIC Courtesy to The AlligatorThis will be one of multiple Florida shows for By Emma WitmerAvenue Writer an hour with the SuicideGirls in advance of the themes within the show include Star Wars, (Burlesque) is a celebration of the art of Burlesque dancing is nothing new; the idea it was the light-hearted burlesque shows that and thrust it into the modern age for a new form of entertainment you arent likely to see around the world on and off since 2003 as a SuicideGirls describes itself as an online community devoted to the celebration of alterold sites content features thousands of modwomen for their own unique style and beaulesque tour, Sunny said she is constantly reNot only do we get feedback online, but daily we meet women and men alike who are ing on a stage with cellulite and shaking it like that, because I didnt like my butt, and now I Missy is dedicated to nurturing a commuSuicideGirls coming from every continent, including Antarctica, Missy said any girl logging they feel beautiful because they see women SuicideGirls Burlesque show to hit Gainesville Thursday Courtesy to The Alligator
10 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 By Natalie RaoAvenue EditorWith Spring Break a thing of the Sprang Break @ The Atlantic March 23 TEDxUF @ Hippodrome State Theatre March 24 Spring Garden Festival @ Kanapaha Botanical Gardens March 24 and 25 Sofar Sounds Gainesville March Show @ Secret Location March 27 The best events to spend your weekend at in Gainesville LOCAL Courtesy to The AlligatorThe Atlantics Sprang Break will bring various experimental performers from around Florida to perform. Between concerts, nature and TEDxUF, theres plenty to do
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Former Heisman winner Danny Wuerffel and several other former Gators are set to compete in the American Flag Football League U.S. Open Championship starting this April. Gators in the NBA RoundupThree former UF men's basketball players saw time on the court in NBA games on Tuesday. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Corey Brewer scored 11 points, Boston Celtics forward Al Horford scored five points and Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith scored five points. Follow us for updatesFor updates on UF athletics, follow us on Twitter at @alligatorSports or online at www.alligator.org/sportsWEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 www.alligator.org/sportsBASEBALLBy Justin AhlumSports WriterBright rays of sunshine, a nice breeze and a partly cloudy sky engulfed Gainesville on Tuesday evening, right around the time Floridas baseball team was forecast earlier in the day forced UF to postpone its Now, the two teams will hit the diamond tonight start of the season for UF while the Dolphins will season series in 2017, with each team winning at its Last year in Jacksonville, UF watched its bullpen implode in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving up This year, Floridas bullpen is trending up, but it 11 appearances this season, and McMullen who stout coming out of the pen this season with his UF reschedules Jacksonville game for tonight following rain outCourtesy of UAA CommunicationsFlorida's baseball team will host Jacksonville tonight at 6 after the game was postponed Tuesday due to rain. Freshman Hunter McMullen will start for the Gators, while senior Spencer Stockton gets the nod for the Dolphins. As clich as it sounds, it was an up-and-down season for the FlorBut today is not a day to dwell on things New arrivals adjust quickly When you think of new players having instant sucguard Jalen Hudson led the team in scoring during his the scene in UFs season opener, scoring owed by his shooting abilities was his Chiozza sets UF assist record For a guy generously listed as 6-foot on beater against Wisconsin in the 2017 Sweet 16, but forward Keith Stone nailed a three from the left wing but the standing ovation that came immediately after Memorable storylines from UF men's hoops seasonHuang Story Short / Opinion SOFTBALLBy Mari FaielloSports Writer against Georgia over the weekend, Floridas softball team (23shole Pressly Stadium tonight at 6 far this season losing to Georgia by 10 runs on Saturday for the programs worst defeat since 2011 UF is hoping to bounce Florida previously beat USF 11-1 earlier this season at the USF-Wilson DeMarini Tournament in Tampa, but after a tough ens, the Gators will need to focus on these three things if they want to beat the Bulls again tonight: Improved defensive play gia showcased Floridas defenwere mishandled and moments of chaos ensued on the diamond as Florida recorded its most errors over a three-game span since The teams downfalls showed Gators hoping to bounce back from Georgia series tonight against USF Bulls Andrew HuangTwitter: @AndrewJHuangSEE BASEBALL, PAGE 16 SEE COLUMN, PAGE 16 SEE SOFTBALL, PAGE 16
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15By Sam CampisanoSports WriterThe Florida mens swimming and diving teams senior class, with 51 All-American honors among it, has one more chance at NCAA glory. The No. 4 Gators are in Minneapolis this week for the NCAA Championships, which begins today at 11 a.m. and concludes Saturday night. UF, fresh off its sixth straight SEC title, has four years. Coach Gregg Troy has also led the year since he was hired in 1999. However, the Gators have never won a national championship over that span. Senior Caeleb Dressel has a chance to become the most decorated mens swimmer in Florida history. Dressel has amassed six individual NCAA titles during his career, second only to Ryan Lochtes program record of seven. The 21-time All-American will look to defend his titles in the 50 free, 100 free and Dressel can also make NCAA history this week. If he wins the 50 free, he will become event four times. Fellow senior Mark Szaranek is the only other defending NCAA champion competing in the meet for Florida. The 14-time All-American will look to defend his title in the 200 IM. In all, 17 Gators will compete this week, including six seniors. @samcampisano email@example.comSEC champion Gators look to carry momentum into NCAAs By Chris OBrienSports Writer the Florida womens golf team capped off a lackluster outing at the Evans Derby Invitational in Auburn, Alabama, on Tuesday afternoon. The Gators ended the tournament tied for to 2 over. Sophomore transfer Sierra Brooks helped the a performance led by three birdies and only one bogey. individual leaderboard. This marks Brooks third Five slots below Brooks was sophomore Marta Perez, who tied for 12th place. Perez improved her score in each of the three rounds, shooting even par on Sunday, 1 under on Monday and 2 under on Tuesday. Perez. Baggarly carded an even par on Tuesday, score of 4 over. Senior Taylor Tomlinson followed Baggarly throughout the event, shooting a woeful 21 over ers who competed in the tournament, ending the Sandra Salonen of Florida State. Also competing for the Gators individually was freshman Lauren Waidner, who shot 4 over on Tuesday. This was a vast improvement for Waidner, who went a combined 20 over on Sunwhile Alabama ended the day in third at 14 under. Happy to see us improve today, but (we) certainly have some work to do over the next few months, UF coach Emily Glaser said in a release. Arkansas set a high bar this week. Florida entered the Evans Derby Invitational having won its previous two events the SunTrust Gator Invitational on March 11 and the AllState Sugar Bowl on Feb. 20. UFs next tournament is the Liz Murphy Collegiate Classic, which @THEChrisOB firstname.lastname@example.orgUFs win streak comes to a close at Evans Derby Invitational By Tyler NettunoSports Writer After opening Big East play with an 11-10 road victory over Vanderbilt on will take on Towson in a non-conference Dizney Stadium. Floridas offense was lackadaisical in its victory over the Commodores, recorddefense held off a late push from Vanderbilt to come away with the win. 14 Tigers (5-2) tonight, they could be without some of their key contributors. Senior defender Aniya Flanagan has missed Floridas last two games, while junior attacker Lindsey Ronbeck suffered a knee injury miss UFs matchup with Vanderbilt. Sophomore Madisyn Kittell and junior Caroline May started in place of Ronbeck and Flanagan, respectively, against the recently switched to defense after missing most of last season with a torn meniscus. But without Ronbeck, the Gators second-leading scorer, it will likely be another defensive showdown. UF goalkeeper Haley Hicklen ranks game, while Tigers goalkeeper Kiley KeatTowsons defense is also tied for 12th in the NCAA in goals allowed, giving up only 9.29 goals per game. (Towson is) disruptive on the defenda OLeary said in a release, so we have to make sure to value ball control. So far this season, Florida has struggled in the draw circle. The Gators were dominated on draws by Navy, losing the battle sive surge to win the game. OLeary said after the victory that draw controls would be a big focus for the team moving forward, and it performed much better in the circle against Vanderbilt, win10. Towson has not been strong on draws this year either. It is tied for 79th in the country through seven games, giving Florida a likely advantage heading into tonights action. On offense, the Tigers are led by senior goals this season. The Kitchener, Ontario, native played the best game of her career seven goals in a victory over Georgetown. Towson will be the sixth ranked opponent Florida has faced this season, as well fore the team hits the meat of its Big East schedule. Focusing on all the little things will be crucial for us to beat a very talented Towson team, OLeary said. Were excited for the opportunity to play in a night game at home in front of our fans. @TylerNettuno email@example.comFlorida taking break from conference play to face TowsonSteph Strickland / Alligator Staff UFs win streak comes to a close at Evans Derby Invitational SEC champion Gators look to carry momentum into NCAAs @THEChrisOB while Alabama ended the day in third at 14 unHappy to see us improve today, but (we) certainly have some work to do over the next few months, UF coach Emily Glaser said in a release. Arkansas set a high bar this week. Florida entered the Evans Derby Invitational having won its previous two events the SunTrust Gator Invitational on March 11 and the AllState Sugar Bowl on Feb. 20. UFs next tournament is the Liz Murphy Collegiate Classic, which UFs win streak comes to a close at Evans Derby Invitational Gators Final ScoresT-5th Sierra Brooks (-6) T-12th Marta Perez (-3) T-35th Addison Baggarly (+4) T-41st Taylor Tomlinson (+7) 72nd Lauren Waidner (+24) LACROSSE WOMENS GOLF MENS SWIMMING & DIVING
16 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 earned runs in 13.2 innings pitched. The same talk of triumph and head-hanging also goes for a duo of Florida freshmen. Jack Leftwich and Jordan Butler have all had their share of solid outings, but have hit a few bumps as well. of hot and cold, tossing three hitless innings and striking out six against the Miami Hurricanes on Feb. 24. But just two appearances later, Leftwich and six runs against UCF during a mid-week start. The same goes for Butler. The freshman threw a combined eight scoreless innings in wins against North Florida on Feb. 27 and Stony Brook on March 3. However, in his next two appearances, Butler was tagged for six earned runs in 7.2 total innings pitched against UCF on March 7 and Florida State on March 13. As of now, Florida has been carried by its offense in the early stretch of SEC play. Going into tonights game, it could be more of the same Florida will host both games against the Dolphins this season, with the second matchup scheduled for April 17 at 6 p.m. The Dolphins (138) come into Gainesville on a threegame winning streak after sweeping @justinn_case1 firstname.lastname@example.org BASEBALL, from pg. 14UF faces JU twice this year as their national ranking dropped from No. 2 to No. 6 going into tonights matchup against South Florida. While the ugly performances against Georgia this weekend dont deGators will need to be better defensively against the Bulls. More opportunities for Chronister Few teams in the country have as talented a pitching rotation as Florida. Its top three pitchers junior Kelly Barnhill, senior Aleshia Ocasio and sophomore Katie Chronister have all proven to be an asset to the team so far this season. However, Barnhill and Ocasio have carried most of the workload, totaling a combined 21-3 record over the course of 26 games. Theyve also tossed 137 of the Gators 160.2 innings pitched this season. While Barnhill and Ocasio have two of the best ERAs in the country at 0.56 and 1.01, respectively, they struggled in this weekends losses against Georgia, allowing a combined six earned runs in 8.1 innings pitched. Chronister has been solid this season, notching a 1.47 ERA, but has only been in the circle for 14.1 total innings. Chronister could contribute more if given the opportunity by Florida coach Tim Walton. Consistency at the plate Despite Florida's offense getting off to a strong start this season, it struggled against Georgia, averaging 3.3 runs. Lorenz tops the roster with a batting average of .438, followed by senior third baseman Nicole DeWitt, who is hitting .343. The California natives are far this season and could have a big impact tonight against USF. @faiello_mari email@example.comSOFTBALL, from pg. 14Barnhill, Ocasio have 21 wins combined Dylan Dixon / Alligator StaffChris Chiozza (11) setting the record for most career assists in Florida history was one of the top moments for UF's men's basketball team this season. Frontcourt development The Gators mens basketball team would never use this as an excuse, but half of its frontcourt rotation basically missed the entire season. Center John Egbunu and forward Isaiah Stokes sat out every game with ACL injuries, while forward Chase Johnson only suited up four times due to lingering concussion symptoms. Enter center Kevarrius Hayes and Stone, who were thrown experience. Hayes stands two inches shorter and 40 pounds lighter than would-be starter Egbunu. Still, Hayes set career highs in rebounds per game (5.0) and minutes per game (23.2) while recording a career-high 2.1 blocks mark in the SEC. Stone also had a career season as he took on a bigger role. The sophomore tripled the numgames he had from one year ago, including a career-best 23 points against Ole Miss on Jan. 13. He eraging 12.7 points and 7.7 rebounds in the postseason. Sweeping Kentucky The last time Florida swept Kentucky in the teams regularseason series was 2014. During that year, the Gators romped through the SEC and marched culty. While they lost to eventual champion Connecticut in the Final Four, they did handle the Wildcats two times that season. Fast forward to 2018 and Florida did it again. No, not the Final Four UFs most recent postseason seems like it never quite got started. But the team did beat Kentucky. Twice. two-point halftime lead proved to be the difference in Floridas 66-64 win at Rupp Arena. The second win was equally exciting for different reasons. As mentioned above, Chiozza set UFs assist record on Senior Day, which happened to be against the Wildcats. Aside from the milestone for its starting point guard, Florida also built up a 15-point advantage at the break, setting up an eventual 80-67 victory. Andrew Huang is a sports writer. Contact him at ahuang@ alligator.org.COLUMN, from pg 14