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The Independent Florida alligator

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The Independent Florida alligator
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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator SG senators look to expand free printing servicesThey will work with UFs administration, pg. 5Marston Science Library renovations open pg. 3 FROM GEORGIA TO JAPANUF softball player Kelly Barnhill has developed pg. 15VOLUME 112 ISSUE 76 Taylour Marks / Alligator Staff BO DIDDLEY GOES BLUE By Sabrina ConzaAlligator Contributing WriterUFs research spending reached a record high of $801.4 million in 2017. The university reported the amount to the National Science Foundation for an annual survey of universities. This is an increase from $791.3 million in 2016, said Joseph Kays, UFs director of research communications. Weve been on a pretty steady upward trajectory for the past decade, he said. He said exceeding $800 million is a milestone because few universities receive that amount. In 2016, UF was ranked 24 in total spending out of about 900 universities that reported, according to the foundations 2016 report. The universities ranked above UF all reported spending more than $800 million. The full 2017 report is expected to be released in November. Kays said 74 percent of the spending was for life science research, which includes health and agriculture. The increase is due to UF hiring researchers who bring in grants and apply for ones at UF, he said. UF professor and researcher Doug Soltis said he received a grant in 2017 of about $6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to research bacteria in plants that allow them to convert nitrogen into fertilizer. The research would allow plants to grow with less fertilizer and in bad soil. The university encourages collaboration among scientists, which has led to some of his projects, Soltis said. Modern science is like a football team, he said. Its very important to work together.UF research spending exceeds $800 million By Robert LewisAlligator Staff WriterThe Gainesville Police Department released a statement Tuesday morning saying it will work to revise its policy for dealing with non-citizens. Chief Tony Jones requested the code relating to foreign Nationals be rewritten to avoid confusion when dealing with them, according to a GPD Facebook post. The new code will clarify that gration status to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. GPD made the announcement two days after a Guatemalan national called 911 and said her boyfriend, Benjamin Perez-Bravo, 22, who is also a Guatemalan national, kicked her, trapped her in their bedroom and kept her from calling police. The girlfriend told police he hit her with a gun and there was a hostage in the apartment, according to Alligator archives. After investigating, police police were ment, Tobias said. In an arrest report, GPD said it would investigate the immigration status of the Guatemalan nationals involved in the Sunday arrest and forward information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The current code states that ofwill write about the contact in a narrative section of a report, while a Records Manager, or designee, is responsible for forwarding the proper information or documents to the appropriate agency, as required by federal regulations. Tobias said he was not sure what the new code will state. We have to take looks at it from all areas of the department, Tobias said. Its not something we can sit down and write in an afternoon. According to the statement, there is no federal regulations requiring local law enforcement to report the immigration status of non-citizens. The current language was included so GPD would remain in compliance with any future regulations were created. At the end of the day, its not our policy to work as immigration agents or report to (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement), and were trying to make that as clear as possible, Tobias said. cy has been in place, GPD has no record of any reports to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to the statement. Police found Perez-Bravo half a mile from the apartment, and GPD to review, change policy on handling non-citizensTWO GROUPS GAVE $100,000 EACH FOR THE PROGRAM. By Jessica GilesAlligator Staff Writer A new partnership between Gainesville Police Department and Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, a health care provider, will change how police responds to calls involving a mental health crisis. The program, which launched Monday, will change the way calls are handled by including a team consisting of a mental health vention, Lt. Whitney Stout said at a Tuesday press conference. will ride together and answer calls that involve emotionally charged situations or mental illness and follow up with patients to ensure they receive mental health resources. The program has been two years in the making and is intended to reduce the number of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system, Stout said. Stout said GPD often responds calls involving behavioral issues that have underlying mental health issues. As police we really do care, Stout said. We want to help people, and we want to get them to the right services. The project is jointly funded by the City of Gainesville and Lutheran Services Florida Health Systems, among other organizations. Both contributed $100,000 to the program, said Meridian president and CEO Maggie Labarta. Boyer and Postle had one word to describe The pair is passionate about serving the sector of the community that struggles with mental illness in a way that wasnt possible before. Being able to meet people at their point of need and giving them the services they might not even know are available is crucial for these people, Boyer said. @jessica_giles_ jgiles@alligator.orgGPD partners with company to answer mental health callsSEE POLICY, PAGE 5

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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 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 81 48 or email WHATS HAPPENING? Finding Eternity in Cyber Land Jerald Milanich, a professor emeritus in anthropology, will reveal backstories for four books, which recently ascended to ebook status, 2 p.m. Wednesday in Smathers Library, Room 100. The accounts will reference a number of notable people, places and things, including former UF historian Samuel Proctor, former Florida Gov. Bob Graham, frozen peas and Gatorade, Antarctica and Gainesvilles own Windjammer Bar. The presentation is the first in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Book Series. Take Back the Night Sexual Trauma Interpersonal Violence Education at GatorWells Take Back the Night March and Rally to End Sexual Violence will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday on the Plaza of the Americas. Survivors can speak on the nature of their sexual assault and recovery, and anyone demonstrating support for survivors is welcome. Free T-shirts or tank tops for the first 300 marchers. For more information, contact 352-273-4450. 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 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Tower Road Library Branch, located at 3020 SW 75th St. Attorneys will provide one-on-one assistance to those 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. Live storytelling event In partnership with Guts & Glory GNV, the Florida Museum of Natural History will offer When Nature Calls: A Live Storytelling Event from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday featuring original, true first-person storytelling. Attendees must be 18 years or older. For more information or to register, visit floridamuseum. ufl.edu/event/when-nature-calls or call 352-273-2062. Florida Museum plant sale The Florida Museum of Natural History will host a sale with more than 175 species of difficultto-find and pollinator-friendly plants 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Accent, host, native and nectar plants as well as edible plants from Natural Treasures Farm & Nursery will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the museums Butterfly Rainforest exhibit. For more information, visit floridamuseum. ufl.edu/event/spring-plant-sale or call 352-273-2057. UF Bug Week scavenger hunt To celebrate UFs annual Bug Week, the Florida Museum of Natural History will hold a free scavenger hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. For more information, visit floridamuseum.ufl. edu/event/bug-week-scavengerhunt or call 352-846-2000. 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. To request publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after the above events, and keep them to 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Correction: In an article titled "Internetfamous drag queens connect with community" published Monday, The Alligator incorrectly reported one of the names of the drag queen as "Casa Vina." The correct spelling is "Casavina." The article also previously reported the crowd size was about 80. According to audience member check-ins by an organizer, there were about 200 people. VOLUME 112 ISSUE 76NEWSROOM 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

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 X By Amanda Parrish and Vivian NguyenAlligator Contributing WritersAriana Burga used to study at a table by a window on the third 2. Tuesday so she wont have to It is very important that they implemented more tables and tion and painting. where they were supposed to be, the loud basement, so the new both group work and solo study, Tables with glass dividers, will also have an elevated genius The old six-person tables will said. People working on group to take the small tables and push them together to make one masThis renovation saw the inlearn how to develop apps. The entry level was next on remodeling, she said, the plan has been to move up the building. group study areas, made the most plish without disrupting students, but those renovations will be on the agenda soon. Will Clewis / Alligator StaffFLASKS FOR FUNDS

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4 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 GUIDE TO DINING OUT BREAKFASTBagels & NoodlesServing breakfast and fresh bagels 6:30 am 3:00 pm. Serving Vietnamese cuisine Pho noodle soup and more. 11 am 9 pm. 1222 W. University Ave. WORLDCivilizationRide the rail trail to its Northern end and discover lots of vegetarian dishes, espresso drinks, housemade desserts, craft beer and sustainable wine. Dine inside the historic Gulf Oil building or outside under the modern portico. 1511 NW 2nd Street. Open for lunch 11-2, Tues-Fri & for dinner 5:30-9 Tues-Sat. welcometocivilization.comORGANICDaily GreenFresh, unique, organic, food! Soups, salads, homemade sweets, juices and smoothies. Vegan/gluten free options. Like us on Facebook. 436 SE 2nd St. w-sat 11-7, sun brunch 10-3 dailygreendowntown.org ITALIANManuels Vintage Room check out one of the best wine lists in town. the chef to put out nothing but goodness from the kitchen using fresh, simple, and local Dinners and private parties for lunch or dinner. Open Tues-Sat 5pm-10pm, Sun 5pm-9pm. 6 South Main St. (352) 375-7372SOUTHERNThe Yearling RestaurantSince 1952 Gators have been coming to grandparents, or greatgrandparents went to frog legs, duck, quail + venison + a wide famous sour orange pie. Now that is a meal Contact Alligator Advertising to feature your business here 352-376-4482 DINING ITALIAN COFFEEMaudes Classic Cafe parking. Indoor and Outdoor seating. Next to the Hippodrome. 336-9649 Introducing the Side excellent wine selection. Open Late FROZEN TREATSKarma Cream ice cream in town! We also have an impressive selection of organic vegan ice cream, baked goods, sandwiches, fair trade coffee, tea, organic beer and free WI-FI. Mon-Fri 8am-11pm Sat&Sun 10am-11pm HE SPOKE ABOUT FUNDING, RESEARCH AND HIS GUITAR-PLAYING. By David HoffmanAlligator Staff WriterDr. Francis Collins remembers performing Bob Dylans The Times They Are a-Changin for three U.S. Supreme Court chief justices at a dinner party not long after the landmark 2015 decision to allow same-sex marriage. Invited by U.S. House Rep. Ted Yoho to spend the day on campus, Collins, who has worked for more than eight years as director of the National Institutes of Health, spoke for about 45 minutes Monday morning in the Harrell Medical Education Building, answering questions from David Guzick, UFs vice president for health affairs. About 200, including UF President Kent 250 sat in the lobby to watch a livestream. Collins touched on everything from the need for more NIH funding to the nationwide opioid crisis to how music and the arts can work together, like when he quelled any possible tension between Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsburg with his guitar playing. The head of a $37 billion cutting-edge public health agency also told the medical community members how important their work is. We all share this sense of how to protect the next generation of investigators, he said. Medical student Dr. Justin Rossi went to Collins event because he completed his doctoral research in neurology and Parkinsons disease with NIH grant money. These are uncertain times as far as funding, he said. Its our projects, as students, that would be affected. @hoffdavid123 dhoffman@alligator.org Director of National Institutes of Health visits UFDavid Hoffman/AlligatorAbout 400 people went to the Harrell Medical Education Building on Monday morning to hear Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Insitutes of Health, speak.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5 THE NEW BUILDING IS EXPECTED TO COST ABOUT $31 MILLION. By Jessica GilesAlligator Staff WriterSanta Fe College plans to replace the existing Center for Innovation and Economic Development on West University Avenue with a new $31-million building. While the new building is still in the concept phase of the project and construction wont begin for at least another year, it will have three Jones, the associate vice president of economic University Ave., will house the colleges business and information technology programs and offer more space to house businesses. Itll be a great asset not only to the college and to students, but to the Gainesville business community, he said. The redevelopment was prompted by insaid. feet, is used for housing businesses. The center space while the remaining companies share the commonspace, he said. be used for the colleges business and information technology programs. The remaining tion and Economic Development services, said Cheryl Calhoun, director of the Blount Center. The college has about $17 million of the $31 million needed for the building, Jones said. The project will be funded through a variety of sources including legislative appropriations, private contributions and grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. health science student, hopes the expansion will mean more business owners can receive support from the center like he did when he launched his business, Island Fresco, an organic snow cone shop. If I wasnt incubating with them I dont know if my business would actually get anywhere, he said. @jessica_giles_ jgiles@alligator.orgSanta Fe to replace building on West University AvenueBy Robert LewisAlligator Staff WriterGainesville Police are investigating an attempted homicide between a boyfriend and girlfriend that took place on Sunday. Police responded to Palmetto Creek apartment complex, at 2114 wrote in an email. Police later found shell casings on the sidewalk in front of an apartment, Tobias said. No one was reportedly hit by Police have not released the names of the couple. Shortly after police arrived, a man called police from a BP gas station, located about three minutes away from the complex at been shot, Tobias said. At the gas station, police saw the man had not been shot. He would not cooperate with police and refused to give any information about a shooter, Tobias said. car. Tobias said it may have been from a head injury the man reTobias did not know the state of the injury because he said the man would not cooperate with police. Police found the mans girlfriend at her Palmetto Creek apartment, Tobias said. She also did not cooperate with police, he added. ings on the sidewalk directly in front of her apartment, Tobias said. Neither the man nor his girlfriend face charges as of press time, Tobias said. @Lewis__Robert rlewis@alligator.org he was arrested on felony charges of hindering communication with law enforcement and false imprisonment. He was also charged with a misdemeanor of simple domestic battery. Tobias said whether a foreign nationals arrest is reported to federal authorities is out of GPDs control. He said it is handled by the Alachua About two hours before GPDs statement, Mayor Lauren Poe wrote in a Facebook post that he was under the impression that GPD did not get involved with determining the immigration status of Gainesvilles residents. This is not who we are, Poe wrote. @Lewis__Robert rlewis@alligator.orgPOLICY, from pg. 1Poe commented on the issueBy Christina MoralesAlligator Staff WriterStudent Government senators laid out their plans to expand free printing and support UFs Disability Resource Center at a Student Senate meeting Tuesday night. Senate President Danielle Grosse (Impact, District A) and Senate President Pro Tempore Michael Murphy (Impact, District A) announced theyd be working on expanding free printing across campus, which is currently only available in the Reitz Union. Grosse said shell be meeting with UFs administration soon. Its important to us and to a lot of people, she said. We want this in as many locations as possible, but even one more could be a great start. After The Alligator reported on the centers lack of funding, Senators Ben Lima (Inspire, District D) and Zachariah Chou (Inspire, Murphree) said they want to draft a resolution to increase funding. We need a concerted effort as representatives of this Student Body to make a statement, public institution must be able dent Body, Lima said. During the meeting, Senate also unanimously passed two bills and approved extra funding for a student organization. Senators approved the Live Stream for Accountability and Transparency Act, which reevents. The Supervisor of Elections will live stream the SG debate and make it available to the also ensures that Action SG, an agency that promotes SGs activities, will live stream the State of Campus address and Senate meetings. Senators also passed the Chairperson Act a bill that changed the word Chairman to Chairperson in a code to be more inclusive. The code refers to the transfer of UF Supreme Court decisions to the Student Body president, Student Body treasurer, Senate president and now Chairperson of the Senates Judiciary Committee. Funding for the Interfaith proved. Senate also approved a line item transfer for student organization Gators for ASHA @Christina_M18 cmorales@alligator.org

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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.Editorial WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 www.alligator.org/opinions ColumnIn the age of Amazon and a seemingly endless amount of one-touch shopping apps, its not exactly shocking that many storefronts are saying goodbye and shopping malls are struggling to stay relevant. This month alone, a plethora of nostalgic storefronts announced widespread closings. The tween wonderland known as Claires where just about every 12-year-old girl got her ears Toys R Us recently announced it will close all of its U.S. stores. But in light of once-prominent retail stores closing, I cant help but wonder what our society would be like without brick-and-mortar shopping. Malls, department stores and storefronts represent more than the material items they sell. No matter how frivolous a trip to the mall may seem, the brick-and-mortar shopping experience is a socially important part of our culture. The shopping mall has long been a symbol of indepenjobs and spend time with their friends. Its where friends learn about each others personal styles and perhaps where to spend or save money. Its where friends, couples and families give and receive lighting and converse over soft pretzels. Its where kids throw pennies into fountains and where impatient siblings and spouses sit on benches waiting for their shopping companions to emerge from seas of mannequins and clothing racks. For some, brick-and-mortar represents therapeutic activities like window-shopping and people-watching experiences that arent exactly the same as scrolling through a website or your Instagram feed. Whether its a bookstore or a mall, I think many brickand-mortar stores and shopping centers are like public buses or trains because they are some of the few places in our society where people of all social locations come together whether its to work, to buy or to browse. And with societys shifting norms and technological advancements, its hopeful to know that some cohorts still see the value of brick-and-mortar stores. Despite the convenience and rise of online shopping, millennial women as a whole still deem in-person stores as valuable, according to a recent study about millennial fashion shopping habits. Of the 500 women sampled, most said they use websites and social media platforms as starting points to inspire their purchases, but 65 percent said they still make their In a culture that values convenience over conversation, its no wonder why the majority of people would trade the in-person shopping experience for the ease of buying a pair in-person shopping, even if it lacks the social experience. And while I dont think the same parent-to-child and friend-to-friend conversations about body image, beauty checkout lines are ever bound to happen over a webpage, perhaps the downfall of physical storefronts will have its In a perfect world, maybe the rise of online shopping and downfall of brick-and-mortar stores means people will spend less time shopping and more time seeking opportunities and experiences that are unrelated to making purchases like volunteering and community service. The foggy future of brick-and-mortar retail cant be romanticized, but the truth is that the four walls of a dressing room will capture many more stories and emotions than an online shops virtual checkout basket could ever hold. Darcy Schild is a UF journalism junior. Her column focuses on human behavior and sociology.A much needed ode to brick-and-mortar shopping Most people have one job. Maybe its being a student, an engineer or a doctor. But no matter what you do, you go to work or For teachers, its not that simple. In minutes, they go from educator to doctor, psychologist to athletic coach. Nowadays, theyre also being asked to become protectors. But as educators are increasingly required to wear more hats, their pay decreases. According to Axios, the average pay for teachers in Florida has decreased $2,000 from 2010 to 2016 both in terms of actual pay and pay adjusted for the cost of living. Its not just Florida. This week, teachers in Oklahoma are on strike, protesting lack of pay and increasing class sizes. The strike comes after a successful strike in West Virginia where schools were closed for nearly two weeks when teachers across the state refused to work without higher pay. In the end they received a 5 percent pay raise. But you wont see this type of action in Florida. Florida teachers are not allowed to go on strike because of collective bargaining and because Florida is a right-to-work state, according to NPR. Teachers get to negotiate their contracts and working conditions, and in turn they cannot strike its against the Florida Constitution. But that doesnt mean we shouldnt support better pay for Florida teachers. In fact, we need to make sure young people arent discouraged from going into the education profession. According to a 2017 report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the U.S. pays its teachers, on average, 60 percent less than similarly educated professionals in other countries. The 456-page annual report examined countries like Argentina, China and Saudi Arabia. Perhaps the most worrying creasingly unattractive for young people. If this is true and the workforce decreases, what will become of the education system in the U.S.? What will happen when we dont have enough people to guide our future leaders? Teachers matter, and we should value their place in society. The U.S. has a problem with respecting the educators of future generations, and their pay is the start of it. We must start recognizing the important role teachers play in helping children succeed. Nowadays, there is an underlying belief in our society that teachers dont work much. This is not true. Teaching is not an 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. job. The OECD report explains these professionals spend an average of 1,005 hours working per year. Teachers should get a raise not just because they need it, but because they deserve it. They deserve more than just an appreciation day each May. If we really want to show them they make a difference, we should give them a paycheck to match not just a continental breakfast once a year. Teachers deserve betterThe 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

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Letters to the EditorThe number of students seeking services from the Disability Resource Center has more than doubled since 2013, yet only one learning specialist has since been added to the centers staff, according to The Alligator. Learning specialists serve as consultants and primary points of contact for students seeking disability-related accommodations. These specialists meet with students individually to analyze their unique situations their needs. Further, learning specialists serve in a supportive role and are guiding hands for many students who seek services from the DRC as they navigate college. Currently, learning specialists are responsible for around 600 students each; and, because of this, students seeking accommodations often have to wait weeks at a time before meeting with a specialist, often leaving them in limbo regarding resources and services that are imperative for their success in college. As a Top 10 Public University that champions words like diversity and inclusivity, this is inexcusable. The number of learning specialists should correlate with the ever-increasing number of students who choose to register with the DRC. This isnt something that can be put off or pushed aside every delay in allocating the necessary funding prevents another cohort of students from adequately accessing necessary resources for their academic success in a timely manner. No student should have to fear being unable to arrange a meeting with a learning specialist in time to receive proper accommodations. No student should have to worry about being able to utilize the accommodations they already qualify for because of a lack of availability within the DRC due to space constraints. No student should be left without timely access to the resources they need for academic success. To support Gators with a wide-range of disabilities and help advocate for the funding concerns within the UFs Disability Resource Center, contact Student Government Sen. Keith Saint (Graduate, Inspire) Keith Saint is a Student Government Senator. (Graduate, Inspire.) WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 DRINK ALCOHOL RECENTLY?www.edgelabresearch.org352.214.4047 UF study. No medication. Must be someone who drinks alcohol regularly & be willing to participate in an in-person session & 2-week period using smartphone technology. Compensation. The Disability Resource Center has a need for more staff and funding Attention women of all ages: Were not so different after all even when it comes to our views of the #MeToo movement. As millions of women shared their stories of sexual harassment and abuse using the hashtag Me Too, which was created by activist Tarana Burke, disagreements over the movement ensued. The generational divide purported by talking heads on television and furious users on Twitter has women divided into two groups based solely on age. Women under 35 are told women 35 and older think were too sensitive when it comes to sexual harassment and abuse. We should learn to deal with the realities of the workplace as they did, older women supposedly say. Were taking it too far, they reportedly reprimand. But a March 2018 study revealed older women support the efforts of the #MeToo movement as vehemently as younger women do. The study, conducted by Vox and Morning Consult, a nonpartisan technology and media company, dispels the myth of the great generational divide between women under 35 and women 35 and older. After surveying more than 2,500 women of different ages, races, ethnicities, educational attainments and regions, the results showed most women 35 and older dont think the movement has gone too far. Rather, they agree with younger women that our society is in need of change. When asked, generally speaking, if they supported the #MeToo movement, 71 percent of the younger group and 68 percent of the older group said yes. Fifty-eight percent of women under 35 and 52 percent of women 35 and older said the #MeToo movement represents their own interests. It goes deeper than general support. In fact, these similar rates of support across generations were probably impacted by the rates of women who say they have been sexually harassed. When asked if they have been sexually harassed at work, 29 percent of the younger group of women and 33 percent of the older group said yes. There was also broad agreement between the age groups about what constitutes sexual harassment, though younger women and young feminists in general are criticized for having harassment than older women. Of course, there were differences between the age groups. Women 35 and older were 9 percent less likely to report sexual harassment at work than the younger group, which could be a sign that workplace culture is moving in the right direction for women. surprising. Were led to believe all younger women want a better world for women, while all older women believe we should archy. This narrative undermines our abilities to determine our worldviews based on anything other than years on the planet. More than that, its just another example of women being pitted against each other when we should be seeing our similarities and working together. When asked if they were optimistic about the lasting change the #MeToo movement could cause, the older group of women said yes more than the younger women did. Seventy percent of the former group said they think it is likely men will be more conscious of inappropriate behavior as a direct result of this movement. Less than 60 percent of the younger group said the same. Younger women, we have a lot to learn from the women who have come before us, who have gotten us to a point where a movement like #MeToo can actually change things. Lets tune out the false, hateful rhetoric and remember that we are eration of women will have a better, more equal world. Carly Breit is a UF journalism senior. Her column focuses on feminism. Studies show women of all ages support the #MeToo movementColumn Keith Saintopinions@alligator.orgWe're led to believe all younger women want a better world for women, while all place to succeed within the patriarchy.Carly BreitColumnistAs a 'Top 10 Public University" that champions words like diversity and inclusivity, this is inexcusable.Keith Saint Carly Breitopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 www.alligator.org/the_avenue Bucket List:A few places graduating seniors should go (Pg. 10)Crankdat Q&A:The artist talks music and producing at a young age (Pg. 9)WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 www.alligator.org/the_avenue Keep up with the Avenue on Twitter. Tweet us @TheFloridaAve. By Gabriella PaulAvenue WriterCreator of Over Easy Creative, Les Voss, is dubstep and future bass to hybrid hip-hop By Emma WitmerAvenue Writer Courtesy to The AlligatorThe event will feature a Harley Davidson showcase, live music and more. Photo by Pics From Last NightWith the motto Hear.See.Feel., Over Easy Creative has consistently created

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 ALLIGATOR 9 April 14th10am 3pmExperience: Big cat feeding, Warthog Races, 28 rare & endangered species!PDQ, Cilantro Taco, Taste Tickets at door $10 12 & over $5 under 12 100% of proceeds go to animal care 8528 E Country Rd 225 more info at: CarsonSpringsWildlife.org @CarsonSpringsWildlife By Natalie RaoAvenue EditorWith a yellow backward hat restraining his long, dark hair, his DJ gear in hand and a sleepy yet genuine smile on his face, electronic music powerhouse Crankdat takes a seat in Phi Kappa Taus presidents room to talk music. The Ohio-based artist has had a whirlwind of a year. In early 2017, the former Division 1 athlete made the decision to drop out of Kent State University and pursue music full time. Flash forward to 2018 and that decision has paid off for Crankdat. Hes pushed out collaborations with artists like T-Pain, Lookas and Jauz (with a collaboration with Marshmello on the way). He started his own radio show titled Gear Up Radio and performs on stages across the globe, doing almost all of it before hitting the legal drinking age he just turned 21 one month ago. While spending just over 12 hours in Gainesville to perform at Phi Kappa Taus annual Oasis event on March 30, I had the opportunity to chat with Crankdat, known less commonly by his real name, Christian Smith. We talked about juggling school and producing, how he tackles being one of the youngest producers out there, progressive house and music in general. Find our full Q&A below: Q: Did you think when you dropped out last year that you wouldve come this far in a years time? Christian: I really dont know. I have this thing that I say that has kind of caught on, sort of like just a life motto for me. Its that you hope for all of it, but you expect none of it. I didnt really expect anything. I just knew where my heart was and also where my heart wasnt and when opportunity comes knocking, you kind of just have to jump on it no matter where you are, what the situation is. And thats exactly what happened for me. I just had a lot of stuff that I had built up over time that was ready for me to launch into, and I just had to take that leap of faith into the music world and just say goodbye to school and track. Q: What advice would you have for someone who is contemplating taking that leap of faith? C: I feel like a lot of musicians would say, go for it, follow your dreams. And I think thats what you should do, and I think that holds true to a certain extent, but I think balance in your life for as long as you possibly act and try to do as much as you can and give it all as much as you can at the same time, until you really physically dont have enough time in your day to feel healthy and do what you love. Q: You just turned 21, happy late birthday! You join a few other rising producers that are by far the youngest in the game. How do you feel like your youth has helped you bring a fresh twist to the genre? C: I think people associate being young with being fresh and new to the game and having a lot of potential, but I dont think thats always the case. I think that anybody can have potential, its just about how hard you work at it and how much you want to do it, and I guess, to a degree, how talented you are, but mainly just how much you want it. I dont want to say its more of a downfall, Were young, whoever else youre thinking of thats a younger producer. We are young in age. We dont know much about life yet, let alone music, let alone dance music, let alone anything. Were just young all around. So theres just still so much for us to learn, but thats also kind of a blessing because theres so much for us to learn, you know, theres so much room for improvement. Q: In the few years youve been making music, its obvious you can experiment in a lot of different genres and do each one justice. Do you have one thats your favorite? C: I dont know. Thats actually kind of my problem is that I really like all the subgenres of dance music, and I like to make all the subgenres of dance music. I dont think that theres too many people doing that. I think a lot of the industry celebrates having a niche, just staying there and going straight with it because my musical taste is way too diverse for that. I like way too many different things, and I enjoy making way too many different things. Q: Especially with Miami Music Week and shared a little bit about progressive house coming back on social media. Do you think youll make anything of that genre in the coming months? C: on that and make it a little bit more modernized. In its prime in 2011, 2012, 2013, that era, thats when I got into dance music myself, and I wouldnt want to do just a copy take that and bring something new to the taQ: What can you tell me about your Marshmello collaboration? C: Im not really allowed to say much right now except for the fact that it exists. I can also tell you were working hard on it, and it will be really good, and were both paying due diligence in making sure that it will be the best possible product that will come from us both working on a song together. Q: In 2018 youre on EDC Las Vegas and Sunset Music Festivals lineups, and youve got a residency with Hakkasan. How does it feel to be back at a college playing for a bunch of college kids? C: Its cool! Im not discriminatory between the shows. Theyre all fun and beautiful in their own way. Vegas is totally different from an EDC festival They have their own way of being really fun and intriguing and also challenging. I like to step up to that challenge and put on a good show for whatever situation Im in. I like them all the same. Q: Whats coming next for you? C: Im just working my ass off. I just wrapped up my Outcast tour Now Im spending a lot more time back at home just trying to put as many hours in the studio as I can and just trying to grind out some music and get my stuff prepared to take on the rest of the year.Q&A: Crankdat talks music, collaborations at Gainesville show MUSIC Courtesy to The AlligatorAt just 21 years old, Crankdat has taken the electronic industry by storm since his music began taking off in 2015.

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10 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018By Taylor McLamb Avenue WriterThere are two types of seniors at UF, and youre either one or the other. Theres the senior who has made an effort to let every single person in Gainesville know, not excluding Albert and Alberta, who are, in fact, large reptiles, the exact date and time of which they are graduating. This senior has taken their graduation photos months in advance, already has a job lined up, and while you want to secretly hate their success, you have to admire their hustle. Then there is the other senior the one who is so deeply in denial they cant even say the word graduation without rushing to get a peach milkshake from Sweetberries just to momentarily ignore their responsibilities just me? OK, moving on. This senior is just now tearfully coming to the realization that they have to say goodbye to Gainesville in a few short weeks, and that can be a very hard thing to go through, Ive come up with a few out-ofthe-box things to see and do that would be perfect for any graduating senior no matter what type you are. Devils Den Spring Just a quick 30-minute drive out of Gainesville is a gorgeous natural underground spring that will make you feel like youve just entered the universe of Jurassic Park (without the violent dinosaurs of course). While you visit one of North Americas most prehistoric sites and swim through its crystal clear waters, set at a comfortable 72 degrees year-round, you can enjoy the scenery, which includes animal fossils dating back to the Pleistocene Age. Dont be intimidated by the name. The website states that early settlers coined the name Devils Den due to the steamlike smoke you can see pouring from the caves opening on cold, winter mornings. Access to the spring is limited to those who are planning to snorkel and scuba dive, but there is also a heated swimming pool for those who just want to relax. More info at devilsden.com. Florida Fun Bikes Who would have guessed combining alcohol with exercise would be a good idea? Well, it turns out this innovative creation is completely genius. I mean, when youre drunk, you dont even realize youre breaking a sweat. The masterminds behind this idea, Derrick RobinGainesville residents, so while youre biking through town, youre supporting a local business. The bike is a multi-passenger vehicle completely powered by your feet on the pedals, which means youre also helping the environment by being green. No need to worry about grabbing an Uber while youre pubcrawling through Gainesville because youve got your rad 16-person bike, employed with a sober driver to make sure you dont get into any trouble. Who would have thought getting tipsy off of some of Gainesvilles best bars located in downtown and Midtown would be so environmentally conscious, safe and refunbikes.com. University of Florida Bat Houses No student can leave Gainesville without checking out the Bat Houses. While it may seem unusual, it would be senseless not to take advantage of living so close to the worlds largest occupied bat houses and being able to see these animals so close. If anything, this would be a great conversation starter at This is also the perfect time to see them, as the Florida Museum of Natural Historys website states, during spring through early summer when days are increasing in length. Paynes Prairie When walking to and from class, constantly surrounded by the chaotic blaring of construction as more buildings are constantly being repaired or added to, it becomes evident that the best parts of Gainesville are the ones untouched by humanity. This U.S. National Landmark encompasses a 21,000-acre savanand thus, the activities you can do are endless. The park has eight trails where you can either hike, horseback ride, bike or stroll. You can spend the night at one of the campsites, if you like it so much you can even get married here! Its sometimes just relaxing to take a break from our heavily structured lives and spend a day encompassed by nature. Paynes Prairie is the perfect destination to do just this.By Emma WitmerAvenue WriterThe next three days are jam-packed with unique local events. From markets to music to food and beer, Gainesville has something for everyone. Apart from our other coverage in this issue, below are our picks for things to do in town this weekend. Midnight Tyrannosaurus at Simons On Thursday from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Florida-based bass music producer Midnight Tyrannosaurus will be performing at Simons. The show is presented by Lucid Nightlife and is open to those 18 and older. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com for $8 to $20 before fees. Grandpas Cough Medicine Free Show Jacksonville bluegrass quartet Grandpas Cough Medicine will perform a free show at First Magnitude Brewing Company on Friday from 7:30 to 11 p.m. The group will bring an upbeat and self-dubbed outlaw attitude to create a dynamic night over your favorite local brew. Visionary Arts & Vintage Market Hosted by Visionary CrossFit and Carrie Martinez Art, Visionary Arts and Vintage Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday around Main Street and Eighth Avenue. The market will host a wide array of vendors including artists, makers, creatives and healers. Parking for the market can be found on Northwest First Street. The Hails, Flipturn, King Complex and Yardij at High Dive Saturday night local bands Flipturn and The Hails join forces with St. Petes indie electronic duo King Complex and South Floridas alternative rock band Yardij for a night of top-tier regional music at High Dive. Doors open at 8, and the show will begin at 8:30. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Find tickets at highdivegainesville.com. 10 Years of Gainesville Beers at Swamp Head Brewery As one of the founding members of Gainesvilles breweries, Swamp Head Brewery will thank the Gainesville community for 10 years of business with a special free event Saturday from 1 to 11 p.m. The event will feature live music, food trucks, special event merchandise, brim with beer.Avenues (small) bucket list for all graduating seniors The best events to attend this weekend in Gainesville Courtesy to The AlligatorFlorida-based dubstep producer Midnight Tyrannosaurus is one of various musicians bringing his talent to Gainesville this weekend. Photo by Hannah MorseAttendees at Paynes Prairies stargazing event check out the night sky a few years ago in January 2015.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. 4 Roommates IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! 5 Real Estate Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-25-43-5 6 Furnishings Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BEDROOM SET $300 BRAND NEW 5 Piece Bedroom Sets Available in Twin, Full, Queen, & King sizes. Can Deliver. 352-3779846. Gainesville Discount Furniture. 3-28167-6 SECTIONAL SOFA $389 NEW in Package w/ warranty. Multiple sizes, colors, & styles available. Can Deliver. Call 352-377-9846. Gainesville Discount Furniture 3-28-167-6 BEDS Brand Name, Brand NEW Pillowtop Mattress & Box Set: Twins $89, Fulls $100, Queens $120, Kings $200. Can Deliver 352377-9846. Gainesville Discount Furniture. 3-28-167-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400Brand NEW still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can Deliver. 352-377-9846. Gainesville Discount Furniture 3-28-167-6 7 Computers Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 1410 NW 13th Street 3-12-43-7 8 Electronics Place an ad to sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND 9 Bicycles In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PUT IT IN THE ALLIGATOR! LOCAL TARGETED EFFECTIVE ECONOMICAL Reach over 50,000 readers each publication day. UF Surplus On-Line Auctionsare underwaybikes, computers, furniture, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: SURPLUS.UFL.EDU 392-0370 4-25-18-43-10 Goats for Sale & Lease Horse Boarding 7 miles to UFCharlie 352-278-1925 4-25-43-10 11 Motorcycles/ Mopeds Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. 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. 12 Autos Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds We Buy Junk & Used Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only KT 352-281-9980 sunnyman352@gmail.com 4-25-43-12 Don't forget to tell them:"I found it in The Alligator!" Sunrise Auto Sales Bring W-2 Drive home today!! Free one year oil change $1000 discount off the finest price www.sunriseautosale.net 3523759090 4-25-43-12 Sunrise Auto Rental Easy to Rent!!! NO credit card required! www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-3759090 4-25-43-12 Sun City Auto Sales Bring W-2 Drive home today!! 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If interested in volunteering please contact the volunteer coordinator at 352-3789079 ext 317 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com St Francis House depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to provide meals to the homeless and the hungry. To make a donation by mail, please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville Fl 32604 or our website atStfrancishousegnv.com 1 For Rent furnished 3 Subleases 6 Furnishings 10 For Sale 12 Autos SS & VA ARE WELCOME!$410/BedRoom No Deposit! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 4-25-43-1 Remember to tell them... "I found it in The Alligator!" 2 For Rentunfurnished Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! 1BR APT $445/moSmall pet ok. 352-372-1201 or 352-213-3901 6-21-18-55-2 SAY:"I FOUND IT IN THE ALLIGATOR!" ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. 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12 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 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 4-6-18-12-13 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. 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. 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 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. 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 16 Health Services HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) Need CPR Training?(352) 727-4733 www.GatorCPR.com CNA Prep Classes from GatorCNA.com 7-3-17-108-16 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. Don't forget to tell them:"I found it in The Alligator!" STEAM Play-Based Day Camp HIRING for Summer Master Builder Camp is for kids who like to build and make stuff! For more info visit: www.masterbuildercamp.com 4-6-18-1014 Sun Country Sports is hiring for summer! Camp Counselors, Swim, Gymnastics, Office, Rockwall, Cleaning. Apply: suncoun trysports.com/jobs 4-16-18-14-14 Hiring Telephone Interviewers for UF! Seeking telephone interviewers to collect information on a variety of subjects including, but not limited to, academic and business research, health care, and transportation. Pay ranges from $9.75 $10.25 per hour + performance incentive + Paid Training. Search Telephone Interviewer on Gator Jobs! http://jobs.ufl.edu 4-23-18-16-14 Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, creative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love for children to staff its summer camp program. For a complete listing of positions visit www.oakhall.org/employment. Interview process begins April 14th. 4-13-18-11-14 PUT IT IN THE ALLIGATOR! LOCAL TARGETED EFFECTIVE ECONOMICAL Reach over 50,000 readers each publication day. 1. MEASUREMENTS: How much is a dram in U.S. measurements? 2. ASTRONOMY: What kind of star is our sun? 3. LITERATURE: What childrens book features the characters Tigger, Eeyore and Piglet? 4. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the island nation of Cape Verde located? 5. MATH: What is M divided by L in Roman numerals? 6. MOVIES: Who was the lead actor in the 1968 movie Planet of the Apes? 7. TELEVISION: What 1960s show featured POWs by the name of Newkirk, LeBeau and Kinchloe? 8. U.S. PRESIDENTS: What is the call sign of the helicopter that carries the president? 9. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the name of Bangkok in native Thailand? 10. RELIGION: How many candles does a Hanukkah menorah have? Answers 1. One-eighth fluid ounce 2. Yellow dwarf 3. Winnie-the-Pooh 4. Off the western coast of north Africa 5. XX (1,000 divided by 50) 6. Charlton Heston 7. Hogans Heroes 8. Marine One 9. Krungthep 10. Nine 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. April 2, 2018 King Features Weekly Service Reduce your showertime by 2 minutes. PRESERVE WATER TICK.TOCK. 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 ALLIGATOR 13 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 SAY:"I FOUND IT IN THE ALLIGATOR!" IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! $2,500 Healthier Future Essay Scholarship Learn more at: FastSlimBody.com/Scholarship 4-25-20-20 21 Entertainment Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND. WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET Vintage & Unique Like EBay in 3DSat & Sun www.WaldoFlea.com 12-5-111-21 22 Tickets BUYING OR SELLING TICKETS? Place your ad here and get results!Visit: alligator.org/classifieds ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIED ADSGET THE JOB DONE!REACH MORE THAN 50,000 READERS EACH PUBLICATION DAY Trying to get to and from somewhere? Want to cut back on that gas bill? Place an ad in the classifieds to find trip arrangements or show off your bus and shuttle service. 373FIND 24 Pets Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. Because Cats Don't Understand AbstinenceOPERATION CATNIPSpaying/Neutering Free-Roaming Cats Borrow a Trap / Make a Clinic Reservation Make a Donation / Volunteer New Expanded HoursLots of NEW info athttp://ocgainesville.org/ 25 Lost & Found Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. PUT IT IN THE ALLIGATOR! 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Told ya! 1 Taiwanese laptops 2 Syndicated sitcom, say 3 *Sci-fi classic featuring Robby the Robot 4 Top stories 5 Durable wood 6 Mental health org. 7 Beans go-with 8 *Vessels pulling water-skiers 9 Budget, in product names 10 Patriotic womens org. 11 *Sign outside a new store 12 Thats awesome! 13 Sometimes egg-shaped kitchen gadget 19 Diminish 21 Numbered rd. 26 Auto pioneer 28 *Unable to tell red from green, say 29 Without company 31 How to Get Away With Murder actress __ Naomi King 32 Smoking or __? 33 French his 34 Tokyo, once 36 Word after op or pop 37 Foot part 39 Hud director Martin 45 Ultimatum word 47 Tender touch 48 Sports __ 49 Socks from the dryer, hopefully 50 Radii neighbors 51 Fancy neckwear 52 Vitamin prefix 53 Rehab center staffer 54 Synchronously 57 Its her __: relationship ultimatum 60 NFL playmakers 61 Cheat rfntbbn rfnntb ttEdited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 16 Health Services 20 Events/Notices 23 Rides

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Pitcher Kelly Barnhill and the No. 4 Gators softball team will play against UCF tonight at 6 in Orlando. No. 8 Gators lacrosse team takes on Temple at homeReturning from injury Saturday against Connecticut, UF attacker Lindsey Ronbeck recorded 10 points on six goals and four assists. She'll lead the Florida lacrosse team's offense in today's matchup against Temple at noon at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. Follow us for updatesFor updates on UF athletics, follow us on Twitter at @alligatorSports or online at www.alligator.org/sportsWEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 www.alligator.org/sportsFOOTBALLBy Benjamin BrandtSports WriterDan Mullen takes delight in the details. Flashy runs, one-handed touchdown grabs and booming tackles dont do much in terms expects a consistent commitment to the fundamentals. dium saw a number of highlight-worthy plays, but Mullen was far from impressed. It was very herky-jerky, he said. It wasnt great football to me. Mullen said his team lacked consistency on Consecutive three-and-outs were interrupted by moments of poor defensive execution, allowing for short-lived bursts of offensive production. With a lot of attention surrounding the starting quarterback position, Fridays scrimmage was an early look at the development of the potential candidates. While redshirt sophomores Feleipe Franks and Kyle Trask took the majority of snaps, freshman Emory Jones and redshirt freshman Jake Allen also saw some action. Mullens impression of the position group was lukewarm to say the least. They were OK, Mullen said. One of the things they have to do is just learn how to act. SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16Our sports editor, Dylan Dixon, has spent the past week trying to convince me of the most ludicrous, most asinine thought he has ever had. He believes that Loyola-Chicagos team the coverage she received. heart, my angry sir. We need to keep ter Jean is a national treasure. Dixon and people like him came out of the woodwork leading up to the Final Four matchup between Loyola-Chicago and Michigan when she held a press conference on Friday. The room she occupied was flooded with reporters and photographers all clamoring for a sight and a soundbite from blessed Jean. Was she offering valuable insight or analysis that was in any way relevant to the state of college basketball in general or to Loyola specifically? guage: Hell no. What she did offer was one more chance for the nation to get acquainted with her before she fell off the map once Loyola crashed and burned. We should Quit complaining about Sister JeanMorgan Meets the Eye / Opinion Morgan McMullen SEE COLUMN, PAGE 16BASEBALLBy Morgan McMullenSports Writer to face off against Florida Gulf Coast on outburst against the Commodores over the three-game series continued its The Gators offense churned out another productive evening at the plate, even if it wasnt from its more wellknown sources. the team with three singles in four plate appearances and scored twice. Center ing, home-run-robbing catch in the top wall, crushed a three-run dinger in the bottom of the frame to put the game out of reach. Along with its offense, Floridas right-hander Tommy Mace got the starting nod for the Gators. He gave up one earned run and struck out four batters before relinquishing control of the inning. Baker allowed just one hit and struck out three in three innings. After right-hander Hunter McMullen allowing a pair of runs off three hits junior Michael Byrne came on in the eighth to close the door on FGCUs ofnings. With the win over FGCU, Florida Here is a look at the players who have overand underperformed in that time frame. OVER Jonathan India, 3B: Its almost too predictable by now. India doubled down third inning Tuesday night to stretch more than halfway to breaking the UF all-time record for longest hitting streak with a pair of homers. Brady Singer, RHP:nated from the mound on Friday, earning his sixth win of the year. The junior right-hander threw hard for seven inthird consecutive start. He struck out all three batters in the second inning, just a taste of what was to come in his to mowing down batters left and right, Though he appeared in just one game during the week, his performance set whole.Alligator File PhotoFlorida closer Michael Byrne entered UF's 8-4 win against Florida Gulf Coast on Tuesday SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 16

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15By Mari FaielloSports WriterIts a quiet morning in the summer of 2016 as Kelly Barnhill walks the streets of Takasaki, Japan. The black asphalt steams in the distance as water spouting out of sprinklers is slowly vaporized by the blazing sun. Red and gold lanterns hang over the walkway, exchanging paths between black electric power lines. Theres not a trash can in sight, yet the streets are spotless of debris. Kelly walks in and out of shops that line the street by herself. Its a way for her to pass the time before she has to go to softball practice for Team USA. She strolls past a convenience store selling everything from basic food items to household goods. Sights of dumplings and Onigiri rice balls line the streets with different restaurants menus. Having visited Japan once before, Kelly has a checklist of things shes looking forward to seeing in her second trip to the country. She smiles when she sees a local man walking his tortoise up and down the streets and gets Japanese candies Poki and Hello Panda. But then she locates what she has been looking for. From the outside, it looks like a fabric shop, but Kelly knows its much more than that after spending years studying the countrys culture. Its a store that sells Japanese dress wear, that go along with the traditional style commonly worn by Japanese women. She walks inside and strolls around the shop, immediately noticing the hues of yellow, green, red and blue that add life to the dull-colored walls and thin wooden shelves. Headless mannequins are fully dressed in multi-hundred-dollar kimonos. She tries on a bluish gray yukata, an informal kimono worn during the summer and spring thats normally made out of cotton instead of silk. ers, but the hues are too dark for Kelly. A purple yukata then catches her eye. Thin lavender bows are printed across the fabric, weaving in front of and behind clusIts the yukata that steals her heart and her attention for a culture she could love forever. The kind of love that makes you homesick for a place youve never lived in. Possessing a love for traveling throughout her entire life, Kelly has been to places she will always remember thanks to her experiences with youth, college and international softball. But Japan is the place she loves the most. She has traveled there with the United States womens national softball team a total of four times and will be back again this summer for the WBSC Womens World Championship. The All-American pitcher for Florida has used her athletic talents to pursue her passion, one that takes root and shares memories the same way her favorite sport does exploring the world once place at a time. Long before Kelly stepped foot on Japanese soil for the Jeter, frequently went on road trips across the United States. Jeter would try to strike up conversation with his daughter, but the movement of the familys BMW frequently caused her to doze off. If any vehicle moves, Kelly instantly falls asleep, Jeter said with a chuckle. Their trips were often low-key. Jeter didnt enjoy listening to music as much as he did talking with Kelly. He scolded her when she pulled out a book her favorite way to pass the time saying she was missing the natural scenery around her. Their expeditions were fun by nature, but they werent on a whim and there was always a destination: national youth softball tournaments. Driving was always the plan, them more time to spend together. Jeter also wanted Kelly to see the United States. I didnt want Kelly to miss out on that, he said. Jeter would Google search their routes ahead of time, look at the places they were directed to pass through and plan pit stops accordingly. Together, they saw the rugged-layered mountains of the Badlands in South Dakota, the Worlds Only Corn Palace just off InFactory in New York, the slate-white cobblestones on the front of the Alamo in Texas and even the eruption of Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. But surprisingly, their favorite place they ever visited was the SPAM Museum an exhibit focused on the production of canned, precooked meat products in Austin, Minnesota. What could have easily been a 10-minute visit and something that crossed off their been-there-done-that list turned into a four-hour excursion. The museum was full of interesting displays, including a bright yellow wall lined with pictures of SPAM cans that could measure a persons height. Theyre not sure why they enjoyed the quirky little museum, but Jeter recalled a possible link as to why it became one of the highlights of their trip. As a child, Kelly loved going to the renaissance fair in her hometown of Marietta, Georgia. She and her family would eat fried turkey legs and macaroni on a stick, as well as check out paintings produced by traveling artists. But the thing that excited them the most was a juggling act. Every year, a performer would juggle three things a handheld chainsaw, a machete and, of course, a can of SPAM. It was fun being there with her just enjoying it, Jeter said. The sentimental backstory behind Kellys affection for the SPAM Museum helps illustrate what she values in the landmarks she features of the attractions themselves, but rather the deeper meaning behind them. And she still has numerous places she hasnt gotten to see. Kellys bucket list starts with traveling to years while he served in the Army. His interest in Germanys culture sparked her own. Her fascination with the country expands beyond sightseeing its castles and other popular stops. She wants to experience its language and history, evident in places like the Berlin Wall Memorial. However, Kelly said one of the hardest there. Things like money, time and method of transportation can get in the way, but softball has given her that opportunity. in June 2016 with Team USA for the Japan All-Star Series, a three-game series that takes place in three different venues. About 31,400 fans packed the Tokyo Dome, home to the Yomiuri Giants a professional baseball team in Japan on the ball game held in the Tokyo Dome, ever. Read the rest of this story online at alligator.org/sports. @faiello_mari mfaiello@alligator.orgBarnhill pursues gems beyond the softball diamond Onigiri rice balls line the streets with different restaurants menus. Having visited Japan once before, Kelly has a checklist of things shes looking forward to seeing in her second trip to the country. She smiles when she sees a local man walking his spring thats normally made out of cotton instead of silk. ers, but the hues are too dark for Kelly. A purple yukata then catches her eye. Thin lavender bows are printed across the fabric, weaving in front of and behind clusIts the yukata that steals her heart and her attention for a culture she could love forever. The kind of love that makes you homesick for a place youve never lived in. Possessing a love for traveling throughout her entire life, Kelly has been to places she will always remember thanks to her experiences with youth, college and international softball. But Japan is the place she loves the most. She has traveled there with the United States womens national softball team a total of four times and will be back again this summer for the WBSC Womens World Championship. The All-American pitcher for Florida has used her athletic talents to pursue her passion, one that takes root and shares memories the same way her favorite sport does exploring the world once place at a time. Long before Kelly stepped foot on Japanese soil for the Jeter, frequently went on road trips across the United States. Jeter would try to strike up conversation with his daughter, but the movement of the familys BMW frequently caused her to doze off. If any vehicle moves, Kelly instantly falls asleep, Jeter said with a chuckle. Their trips were often low-key. Jeter didnt enjoy listening to music as much as he did talking with Kelly. He scolded her when she pulled out a book her favorite way to pass the time saying she was missing the natural scenery around her. Their expeditions were fun by nature, but they werent on a whim and there was always a destination: national youth softball tournaments. on that, he said. Jeter would Google search their routes ahead of time, look at the places they were directed to pass through and plan pit stops accordingly. Together, they saw the rugged-layered mountains of the Badlands in South Dakota, the Worlds Only Corn Palace just off InFactory in New York, the slate-white cobblestones on the front of the Alamo in Texas and even the eruption of Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. But surprisingly, their favorite place they ever visited was the SPAM Museum an exhibit focused on the production of canned, precooked meat products in Austin, Minnesota. What could have easily been a 10-minute visit and something that crossed off their been-there-done-that list turned into a four-hour excursion. persons height. joyed the quirky little museum, but Jeter recalled a possible link as to why it became one of the highlights of their trip. As a child, Kelly loved going to the renaissance fair in her hometown of Marietta, Georgia. She and her family would eat fried turkey legs and macaroni on a stick, as well as check out paintings produced by traveling artists. Courtesy of Kelly BarnhillFlorida softball player Kelly Barnhill has developed a passion for Japanese culture, traveling to the country four times over the past two years on trips with Team USA.

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16 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018 Franks, who started eight of last seasons 11 games, threw three interceptions cial stats recorded by Gainesville Sun reporter Robbie Andreu. He was outshined by Trask, who threw three touchdowns and one interception. Mullen said both players need to avoid forcing passes and limit their focus to one snap at a time. One underclassman who did make a strong impression on his coach was running back Adarius Lemons, who at one point in the scrimmage broke free for an 80-plus-yard touchdown run. While Mullen acknowledged Lemons possesses game-changing explosiveness in on what caused the defensive breakdown. He also said he wants Lemons to further develop as a contributor off the ball. We can maybe have a couple plays where we can put the ball in his hands, Mullen said about the running back. But to me, youre never going to become successful until you learn how to be an everydown player. Despite his list of frustrations, Mullen did praise his teams effort in the scrimmage. The Gators have bought into the new system and shown an eagerness to improve since the beginning of spring practices. Mullen understands that at this point in the year, the players commitment to learning is most important. I think our guys play hard, Mullen said. If you go hard, we can teach you how to play football. @bhb1227 bbrandt@alligator.orgFOOTBALL, from pg. 14Trask threw for three touchdowns and one interceptionAlligator File Photo the spring on Friday. At one point, he ran for an 80-plus-yard touchdown. all be grateful that we even live in the same time period as this Earth-bound angel. BuT sHe ToOk AwAy AtTeNtIoN fRoM dEsErViNg PlAyErS, Dixon whined like a jealous toddler. Quick, name a college athlete who actually enjoys talking to the press. Ill probably be waiting for an answer forever because there really arent any. If youve ever wondered why sports quotes are riddled with clichs more so than most other quotes, well, thatd be why. Dont take my word for it though. Loyolas players said as much after the hype surrounding the good Sister reached peak interest. Redshirt junior guard Clayton Custer said he wanted the world to get to know her and hear her message. Freshman forward Cameron Krutwig approached the subject from a team perspective. Shes become a huge celebrity, and shes a great part of this team, Krutwig said. A lot of people know our name now in college hoops, and her impact has been as great as ours. Celebrity is definitely the right word for Sister Jeans rise to stardom. I feel that when you get a Twitter shoutout from Obama, then yeah, youve made it into the lexicon of the average American. So complain all youd like about how it isnt fair to other players. Theyd rather not deal with the press in the first place. Protest ad nauseam that her words had no effect on the game whatsoever. Words rarely do. If youd really like to say that her analysis was lacking, well, I cant really help you with that. I can only shake my head in disbelief that you would willingly dismiss the adorableness of a sweet, wheelchair-bound old lady in favor of the expert ramblings of Charles Barkley. Morgan McMullen is the online sports editor at The Alligator. Contact him at mmcmullen@alligator.org.COLUMN, from pg. 14 UNDER Tommy Mace, RHP: Though his performance last night was good enough to get himself the win, the freshman right-hander didnt exactly stuff the stat sheet in the last week. He made three appearances for the Gators, pitching a combined 5.1 innings. He gave up nine hits span. Keenan Bell, 1B: Floridas offense as a whole has been on a tear lately, as evidenced by its 26-run weekend. In the case of Bell, even his lagging numbers arent bad in hindsight. The sophomore from Jacksonville went 3-for-13 from the plate with a pair of homers. Hell look to bounce back after going 1-for-7 in his last two games when the Gators take on Tennessee in Knoxville for a three-game set starting this Friday. mmcmullen@alligator.org BASEBALL, from pg. 14Keenan Bell went 1-for-7 in his last two games