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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator Petco Foundation gives $20,000 to local shelterThe money will go toward preparing animals for adoption, pg. 13Student Senate approves 10 pieces of legislationSenators supported increasing funding for the Disability Resource Center, pg. 5 GATORS BASEBALL TEAM SWEEPS SEMINOLES IN TALLAHASSEE while a few key players notched personal milestones in UFs win Tuesday night, pg. 18VOLUME 112 ISSUE 78Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Taylour Marks / Alligator Staff SUTURES FOR THE FUTUREJeremy Minaya, a 23-year-old UF physicians assistant student, shows Darby Townsend, a 20-year-old UF biology sophomore, how to suture using a banana at UFs Pre-Physician Assistant Associations event Tuesday night. By Robert LewisAlligator Staff WriterGainesville shoppers will be able to create their own acai bowls after Whole Foods Market opens next month. The 40,000-square foot supermarket will open May 9 in Butler Town Center at 3490 SW Archer Road, said Mario Torres, the future stores manager. The healthin North Central Florida, will have a self-serve hot and iced coffee station with tea, pressed juice and natural sodas. It will also have lockers to pick up and return Amazon packages inside the store. The store will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and employ about 140 full-time and part-time employees, Torres said. Torres, who is a UF alumnus, the stores opening will receive store gift cards ranging in value tomers will also get a reusable bag. The Gainesville location will vasive to Florida, in the seafood department, Torres said. Morgan Goldwich, a UF womens studies and health education and behavior freshman, said she looks forward to ordering juices at Whole Foods and having more vegan food options than those available in UF dining halls. The cost is the only thing that would prevent me from going there, but if I won the lottery, I would exclusively shop there, the 19-year-old said. @Lewis__Robert rlewis@alligator.orgWhole Foods Market to open in Gainesville in May By Elliott NasbyAlligator Staff Writer meet with faculty, staff and students before the end of the semester. UF President Kent Fuchs announced the position in August 2017, following several incidents that incited conversations about race on campus earlier that year. Chief among them was a noose found in a Weimer Hall classroom and racial slurs that were left on an Anderson Hall whiteboard, according to Alligator archives. Candidate Matthew Boaz, the curState University in Dayton, Ohio, spoke to faculty Monday and to students Tuesday. John Fitzgerald Gates, an associate dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Virginia, will be on campus Thursday and Friday. Antonio Farias, the current vice president for equity and inclusion at Wesleyan University will come April 19 and 20, said Cammy Abernathy, the dean of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and chair of the search committee. There was a desire to have someone as a focal point for diversity and inclusion on campus, Abernathy said. Abernathy said its important everyone is involved with the selection process because the new position will have an effect campuswide as it is a cabinet-level position, serving as senior adviser to the president. UFs Human Resource Services will post live video feeds of each candidates presentation and feedback forms on its website. After all three visit campus for two days each, Fuchs will review the input given by faculty and students and make a choice. Student input will be taken very seriously, Abernathy said. Cheyenne Cheng, a UF psychology junior, said its important she meets the candidates to hold UF accountable through the selection process. He gets a seat at the table where a By Jessica GilesAlligator Staff Writer The City of Gainesville and Alachua County respond to calls in the future. The current Fire Service Assistance Agreement, which will expire June 1, allows the ty-operated, to respond to 911 calls. If the call falls outside of the stations jurisdiction, the other party reimburses it. City Commissioner David Arreola said if jurisdiction, response times could be slower Thursday to discuss possible solutions to problems that could occur if the agreement ends. Everything that I see is less than perfect and results in either risking response times beers and EMTs, both of which are unacceptable, he said. Under the agreement, Gainesville has covered about 30 percent of Alachua Countys 911 calls, while the county responded to about 4 percent of the citys calls, Arreola said. With the expiration looming, the city is considering creating a separate dispatch system to fall outside of their jurisdiction. Currently, the patch system through the Combined Communications Center. County Commissioner Ken Cornell said separating the systems would be awful. He said the county moved to cancel the vices isnt equal. By canceling it, the county hoped to redraw the service boundaries to Were very motivated to meet with the city and work through this issue to make sure that departments, he said. The county also sent letters to the city proposing discussions about combining the two Arreola said he thinks merging the two isnt practical because it will be expensive to create effectively to both rural and urban areas. I dont support it, he said. That idea is not going to work. @jessica_giles_ jgiles@alligator.orgSEE CANDIDATES, PAGE 5 GATORS BASEBALL TEAM SWEEPS while a few key players notched personal mile-


Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Alligator. The Alligator The Independent Florida Alligator The Alligator The Alligator The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 alligators Events / News in Brief Todays WeatherAM NOON PM 2 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 or email WHATS HAPPENING?From Colored to Black: The Stories of North Central Florida Nine dramatic vignettes created by students and performed by members of the local theater community in the exhibition History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence will be presented from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Harn Museum of Art. Composed from the oral histories of North Central Florida and residents from the 1920s to present day, the vignettes focus on the black history of the region and connect themes in the work of artist Jacob Lawrence. Earth Day In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Alachua County Library District is holding special programs. The month will kick off with Earth Day: Plant a Seed Project, where kids ages 5 and up will be able to design a planter, fill it and plant a seed with materials provided from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Newberry Branch, located at 110 S. Seaboard Drive. Hipp Karaoke The Hippodrome State Theatre is partnering with 352Creates to host Hipp Karaoke in the Hippodromes lower level at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Beatles tribute band The Threetles will be playing in the lower level Saturday. Doors open at 8 p.m., and music starts at 9 p.m. Mystery GatorNights GatorNights will be mysterythemed Friday at the Reitz Union. The event will feature a Nancy Drew escape room, a Sherlock Holmes scavenger hunt, a Theatre Strike Force performance, a viewing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and a puzzle competition. GatorNights is always Friday and always free for UF students with their Gator 1 Card. Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month April commemorates the first Japanese immigration to the U.S. on May 7, 1853. It also honors the Chinese immigrants who worked to complete the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs will celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month with events until April 23. The 2018 theme is the Japanese concept of Ikigai, meaning a reason to live. What Were You Wearing? Art Exhibit' The What Were You Wearing? Art Exhibit is being displayed until April 30 on the third floor of the Ustler Hall Library. STRIVE at GatorWell and the American Student Medical Association have collaborated with anonymous UF student survivors to show the outfits they wore during the attacks. For more info, call 352-273-4450. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to To request publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after the above events, and keep them to 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. VOLUME 112 ISSUE 78NEWSROOM Editor Managing Editor, Online Managing Editor, Print Beats Editor Freelance Editor Investigations Editor Opinions Editor Sports Editor Assistant Sports Editor Editor Editorial Board Photo Editor the Avenue Editor Copy Desk Chiefs Copy Editors DISPLAY ADVERTISING Advertising Director Intern Coordinator Sales Representatives CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING BUSINESS Administrative Assistant Comptroller Bookkeeper ADMINISTRATION General Manager Assistant General Manager Administrative Assistant President Emeritus SYSTEMS IT System EngineerPRODUCTION Production Manager Assistant Production Manager Advertising Production Staff Editorial Production Staff


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 Inside fl Inside Wednesday, April 11, 2018 rf nt br rf n nYour campus connection for all things UF e Sea Turtle Hospital at the UF Whit ney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience in St. Augustine oers tours on the second and fourth ursday of the month and second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. Experience a behind-the-scenes tour where youll meet patients, learn about research, conservation, and rehabilitation eorts, and explore the Sea Turtle Discovery Room. Cost is $15 per person, and proceeds support the Sea Turtle Program. To make a reservation, email or visit for more information.tb b the initial drawing when 51 eligible applicants were all awarded scholarships. As Vice President for Human Resources Jodi Gen try announced the expansion of this years pro gram, members of the crowdwho expected to sit through a nail-biting drawing to wait to hear if their child would receive the benetaudibly gasped and cheered, many with tears in their eyes. One of the TEAMS employees who received this years benet wrote to me after the event and told me how valued she felt as a TEAMS employee, said Gentry. at is exactly how we wanted her to feel. is benet is designed to help show our appreciation for the work of our TEAMS employees as members of our university community. By now, everyone is familiar with the added steps we take to protect our information when buying gas or logging into our bank accounts. As attempted account compromises continue to aect University of Florida employees, the university is taking additional security mea sures to help safeguard employees personal information as well as their work. In an eort to further protect its faculty, sta and aliates from phishing and other cybersecurity attacks, the University of Florida has in troduced a two-factor authentication process for web applications that utilize UF web login accounts and for using VPN. Faculty and sta may now enroll in the new two-factor service, commercially known as Duo Security, by visiting Two-factor authentication provides an added layer of security to supplement the Gatorlink username and password authentication pro cess you are already accustomed to using to log in. After logging in using your Gatorlink username and password as you always have, you will be asked to provide an additional ver ication. Most people will nd it convenient to download the Duo Mobile app, which can be added to your smartphone, although other options of authentication will also be avail able. Questions or concerns about two-factor authentication? Contact your departments IT professional sta, the UF Computing Help Desk at (352) 392-HELP or A call for applications for the 2018-19 UF Lead ership Development programs sponsored by UF Human Resources Training and Organiza tional Development is now underway, with an application deadline of May 1. Eligible faculty and sta may apply for the UF Academy, the universitys emerging leader program, or the Advanced Leadership for Academics and Pro fessionals (ALAP) program. Participants in both programs, which will begin in the fall of 2019, are selected via a competitive application process. To learn more, visit programs. At the recommendation of Provost Joseph Glov er, with enthusiastic support from President Kent Fuchs and UF Human Resources, all 149 eligible applicants received the 2018 Higher Education Opportunity (HEO) scholarship at the annual ceremony held in March. e universitys HEO scholarship provides chil dren of full-time TEAMS employees with the opportunity of tuition assistance for an under graduate education at UF or at any public community or state college in Florida if the student is not admitted to UF. Since 2003, 50 scholarship recipients have been drawn from a pool of eligible applicants each year. e only other time more than 50 HEO applicants received the scholarship was during bt n nn e popular Field & Fork Cooking series con tinues with Spring Snacks and Sauces on Apr. 13 and Totally Tomatoes on May 18. Join UF Field and Fork Program Director and Campus Food Systems coordinator Anna Priz zia and UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dietetics students as they demon-tnn nn n strate how to make delicious and healthy recipes using peak produce. If you missed last months Rethinking Root Vegetables session, you can watch three cooking demos on the CALS Face book page @UFCALS. To learn more, please see following is a paid advertisement


4 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 By Robert LewisAlligator Staff WriterUF President Kent Fuchs convinced seven students to register to vote Monday with sugar cookies. Ive walked around and harassed students that hadnt registered, Fuchs said. I had an advantage, though. I had the cookie plate with me. Fuchs encouraged students to register to vote and get civically involved as part of an event held by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service and Alachua County Supervisor of Elections that ran from 4 to 6 p.m. on the Reitz Union breezeway. Shelby Taylor, the Graham Center communications director, said 15 students registered. Taylor said she hoped to reach about 200 students in some way having them register to vote, update their registration or get more involved in the voting process. About 80 percent of UF students are currently registered, Taylor said. The center will hold more events including civic trivia and debate watch parties before National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 25, which is the last day to register to cast a ballot in November. At about 4:30 p.m., Fuchs and Kim Barton, the Alachua County supervisor of elections, walked into the Reitz Union food court. Can I be in the picture, too? Barton asked. Im somebody. Barton said she was excited to tell students about online registration and encourage them to volunteer as poll workers. Its important to us that students have an important voice with their vote, Barton said. @Lewis__Robert rlewis@alligator.orgFuchs, Supervisor of Elections register students to voteWill Clewis / Alligator StaffUF President Kent Fuchs assists Natalie Evelev, an 18-year-old UF biomedical engineering freshman, with registering to vote on Monday afternoon.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5By Jessica CurbeloAlligator Contributing Writer By Christina MoralesAlligator Staff Writer @Christina_M18 cmorales@alligator.orgMental Health Awareness Week to continue today SG Senate wants more funding for Disability Resource Center CRIME ROUNDUP GPD: Gainesville man sexually assaults woman in wheelchair Deputies: Babysitter on LSD refuses to leave home, tries to steal toys Man tries to steal car from Alachua County Jail parking lot, deputies say Morrow Holmes Montealegre All Stories by Robert Lewis | @Lewis_Robert | The candidates will continue to meet with students and faculty @_ElohEl enasby@alligator.orgCANDIDATES, from pg. 1


The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 326042257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 ColumnWe listen to a lot in a day. In todays so-called earbud culture, we have playlists for every routine getting ready in the morning, working out, driving. We have fresh podcast episodes lined up for transitional times and even a queue of songs just waiting to be played in an instant. The saying Headphones in, world out has taken on a literal meaning in our era of the convenient and the connected. Today, the act of walking and talking simply means people are having phone conversations into their headphone wire. Its become a rare sight to see people in-transit without headphones covering their ears. I sometimes feel bad for the music student who plays the Century Tower carillon every 15 minutes because almost all of the students bustling on Turlington Plaza or anywhere on campus are plugged into their own little worlds, oblivious to the iconic bells and chimes that sing through campus. Headphones as an accessory arent anything new, and its interesting to note how theyve evolved through the decades. The headphone set has been a staple for citygoers, suburban parents and college students ever since the Sony Walkman what us millennials would call a plastic-y MP3 player made its debut in the early s. As an upgrade to the Walkman, Apples introduction of the iPod in 2001 gave rise to earbuds, making it even easier to mix music into our daily activities without the clunk of big, distracting headphones. Today, theres practically a pair of headphones for every personality type or lifestyle. BlueBeats by Dre headphones have become a sort of status symHeadphone habits arent necessarily all positive or negative, but they tend to say something about our generation, as well as our desire to control our environment and what we hear. While we cant always control what happens to us or around us, we can pop in our earbuds for a quick escape to another time and place via our favorite Spotify playlist. By pressing play on a new episode of a podcast we love while we walk to class, we can feel like were a part of a conversation without even having to talk. Recently, podcasts have exploded as a popular medium for news, opinions and entertainment, and radio enthusiasts are likely jumping for joy knowing portable talk shows are, in this more modern, listen-anywhere form, still a valued form of storytelling. According to Forbes, as of last year, at least 112 million Americans have listened to podcasts a number that rose 11 percent from the year before. I cant criticize anyone for spending their commute listening to an uplifting playlist or a podcast that speaks to them, but in this earbud culture, it seems were increasingly drawn to the idea of tuning in to something rather than paying attention to who or whats in front of us. Perhaps the act of pressing play and having the ability to choose what sounds come through our headphones represent a sense of control we wish we had over other parts of our lives or even the world around us. This generation is one to preach the importance of living in the moment, but if we cant even take a few minutes each day to actually listen to who and whats around us, I dont think were really embracing the here and now. I cant help but think that if were not willing to listen to the little things, like the chimes of the Century Tower carillon, the scooters zipping around campus and the Krishna lunch tambourines, its no wonder we have a hard time listening to other people including ourselves. Darcy Schild is a UF journalism junior. Her column focuses on human behavior and sociology.Earbuds stop us from embracing the here and now Editorial#SaveStudent NewsroomsT nances, these are just a few of the student-run publications that have had their independence jeopardized. Others have been forced to fold. Across the U.S., student-run newsrooms just like professional newsrooms are struggling to survive. They are hemorrhaging. But no one is talking about it. As professional newsrooms shrink, communities have become more dependent on student newsrooms as a source of local coverage, holding not only our universities accountable but also city governments and county administrations. And as most traditional newsrooms throw up paywalls, our journalism has remained free in the stands and online. We write these articles, attending meetings and hounding sources, while juggling classes, exams and, for many of us, part-time jobs. We do it because were passionate and care about our communities. Freedom of the press is the freedom of the people. But we face the same problems legacy publications do. Rising print costs are no longer offset by print ads, and the new paper tariffs will only make this worse. Because of this, more student publications are having to turn to their universities for opinions and less editorial control. In short, university funding can lead to censorship. Publications that rely on a student government for funding, for instance, feel pressured to choose between running an article to expose corruption or greed within their university and paying their staff. The Student Press Law Center has advocated for asserting legal rights for high school and college journalists state by state with the New Voices campaign. But the conversation on helping student-run publications survive needs to continue over the years, and thats what #SaveStudentNewsrooms, a movement launched by the editors of The Alligator, is trying to achieve. After news broke that the Daily Campus, the newspaper serving the Southern Methodist University community, would critical it is that this conversation happens now. Student journalists cannot wait for another year to strategize some can barely wait a month we need to act now. So here is our solution: In order to survive the tumultuous era of journalism, student journalists must start advocating for themselves. Its a strange concept; we are taught to write and think objectively about sources, issues and topics through the journalism college. Dont become the story. But its important for student journalists to become advocates for themselves and to remind others how critical they are to a community. No one else will. We cant expect funding to drop from the sky or people to decry censorship if we do not. We also encourage those close attention to the state of student journalism. The students who are working long hours for little pay and sometimes for none are the ones who want to become the future professional journalists. In the coming days, youll see social media posts with #SaveStudentNewsrooms from college journalists across the country. Pay attention, because were just getting started. Help us save student newsrooms.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


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF.Prepare yourself for work after college by building your resume and gaining valuable work experience with the nations largest student-run newspaper.OPEN HOUSEFriday, April 20, from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.THE ALLIGATOR HAS THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS AVAILABLE:Writers, Photographers, Videographers, Copy Editors, and Columnists.Visit us at either location!MAIN OFFICE:2700 SW 13th Street LIVE at noon on the Independent Florida Alligators OPEN HOUSE Facebook event and meet the summer editors and staff CAMPUS:Weimer G207at stairwell or elevator, go to ground floor, take hallway with single door all the way down to G207 on the left. Amid the chaotic portrayal of parenting while newly divorced on ABCs new sitcom, Splitting Up Together, appears Mae. Shes the middle-school-aged daughter of well-meaning parents played by Jenna meet Mae, we learn she has forgone buying lunch in favor of buying a mug labeled Male Tears. Her expression emotionless, tense and brooding doesnt change much in the two episodes that have aired thus far. She reads Jessica Valentis Sex Object: A Memoir in the corner as she calls out her father for his subtly misogynistic parenting style, asking why he only wrestles with her brothers. In the second episode, we see her parents struggling with how to raise a budding feminist, while lovingly encouraging her to lighten up. Who can blame them? They dont want their daughter to turn into one of those angry, bra-burning feminists they see represented in movies and on television shows. Despite important progress, especially in recent years, feminism is still a dirty word. Rather than bringing to mind average people who want equality for all gender identities, the word feminist connotes visions of seething man-haters. This representation discourages those who dont identify as feminists from standing with a set of proud feminists, it tells our collective subconscious we cant enjoy our lives while patriarchy. Accepting this almost makes sense because rage is incredibly powerful. It was the emotion behind the Womens March, the Me Too and Times Up movements and countless revolutions that came before. Anger has fueled women to write has an important place in the resistance, and it will continue to push us forward. On the same token, quieting that anger and tuning out politics is a privilege not all of us have. When women of color, transgender people and disabled women live in a system that works against them, blissful ignorance of reality shouldnt be an option for white, cisgender, nondisabled feminists. But does this mean we cant experience happiness until the patriarchy is toppled and equality is achieved? Jill Filipovic, author of The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness, says no. Despite the fact were living in a country that stands on the notion that only all men are entitled to the pursuit of happiness, she says that shouldnt stop us from trying. It has to be a collective, social and political effort to say that female happiness matters and male happiness matters, too, she told HuffPost. Until our government and its policies recognize that, we keeps it burning. If we devote all of our before we can reach our goals. We can laugh at clever protest signs, drink too much at our feminist book clubs and celebrate when progressive women are elected We can close the eternally open Twitter tabs on our computers and open makeup tutorials. We can enjoy a really good burger and have really good sex. We can stop to celebrate how far weve come and then keep going. Each of us has the choice of being a perpetually angry bra-burner like those portrayed in the media, or we can just be have the same opportunities. But remember, in a society that excludes us from the pursuit of happiness, choosing to be happy anyway is an act of rebellion in itself. Carly Breit is a UF journalism senior. Her column focuses on feminism.Whether you choose to be a bra-burning feminist or not, remember to be happyColumn Carly


Edie Carey: The singer/songwriter hits Heartwood Soundstage this week (Pg. 9) Keep up with the Avenue on Twitter. Tweet us @TheAlligator. Bells and Robes:The duo talks music ahead of opening slot at ZOOGMA show (Pg. 10) WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 By Gabriella PaulAvenue Writer Hannah Terzi sported a nude, MUSIC By Emma WitmerAvenue Writer yourself as the legendary drummer for the Descendents, a musical powerhouse. But before you were that, who was Bill when he was just a kid? Q: In your interview with Rolling Stone, you guys talked about how punk can mean different things to different people. What is punk to you? Q: Ive read that you dream songs. Do you really wake up with a song in your head? What is the process for writing your music? Q: When did you start writing music? Q: Over the years you guys have talked about pursuing this idea of all. But what does all actually mean to you? Q: How has music been an outlet for you throughout your life, and how has that changed over time? Q: The Descendents have performed on and off for decades. Despite career barriers, medical issues and simply distance, your way back to the band? Q: What has been the most memorable moment of your time with the Descendents? for you guys? Photo by Kevin ScanlonForming in 1977, the Descendents have had various periods of activity for more than 40 years.


By Taylor McLambAvenue Writer Colorado-based singer-songwriter Edie Carey will play at Heartwood Soundstage on Friday alongside Amanda Garrigues, who will be opening for Carey. While its been a few years since Carey has played in Gainesville, her relatable, conversational lyrics will make devoted fans feel as though no time has passed. Carey has the ability to paint accurate portrayals of relationships and love in a sincere, dreamlike quality. She makes you laugh, cry, scream and perhaps even feel things you didnt want to feel, but you love her anyway, and thats what makes her work so inimitable. Here is a fun Q&A I was lucky to have with Edie Carey. Q: You have this enticing voice that really pulled me in when I was listening. Its so warm and conversational. Have you taken singing lessons before? Edie: That makes me really happy. I love vocals that draw me in, and its precisely what I hope to create when Im recording a song. I did take voice lessons starting as a kid I also sang in a cappella groups and a variety of bands and musicals starting in fifth grade and all the way through high school and college. I took voice lessons all the way through. I was a terribly undisciplined student; I never practice, Im afraid to admit, but I did love it, and it helped me enormously to gain confidence and to learn how to breathe properly as a singer. Q: When did you know you wanted to do music? E: I think I felt it deep down pretty young, but I felt really embarrassed to even say that out loud I taught myself guitar at the end of my freshman year in college. I was a nanny of a newborn baby girl who slept a whole lot, so I had lots of extra time to learn the instrument. Once I started to create my own songs in the year or two after that, I really started to believe that it might be possible to make music my job. Q: Any moment or concert in your musical journey that has given you the most pride? E: I got to open for Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin this past May. She was the folk-pop artist who I first heard when I was 15 who totally changed my taste in music. Id only ever listened to whatever pop songs that had come on the radio. Her music was intelligent, heartfelt, moving, melodic and just totally changed my musical life. Once I heard her, I knew that that was the kind of music I wanted to create. To open for her last year, even though it was many years later, really just was so meaningful for me. Q: Youve been performing and touring since 1999. Whats the most difficult part about touring now versus then? E: Well, now Im a mom of a 1-year-old and a 5-year-old, so just the logistics of being a mom make it so much harder to get to all the places Id like to go. I so love being home with them, though, and then once a month I get the chance to go away for 4 to 5 days to go play music. So while its hard in some ways that I dont get to tour as much as before, playing far less often means I also only play shows I really want to. That really heightens the experience emotionally, financially, career-wise. It feels like a really great balance. Im grateful to have a really supportive husband and mother who help make my touring possible. Q: Have you been to Gainesville before? Is there anything youre hoping to see or do in town while youre here? E: I have been to Gainesville before. I played the university once or twice, I think, when I was doing tons of college gigs in the early 2000s. I think my special guest Amanda Garrigues and I did a show together in Gainesville around 2000, but I cant recall the venue. I am so looking forward to reconnecting with her. We toured together many years ago, and Im so excited to share the stage and a lot of the stupid jokes we both love with her again. Q: Are there any songs youre most excited to play for fans on Friday? What are you hoping fans take away from your concert? E: I have recently started playing piano, and while it terrifies me to play it live, I also love to inject that vulnerability in a live show. I am excited to share a few of my piano songs and my hope is to inspire some ugly crying in my audience members. Think a cathartic cry not a sad cry! Q: You have some highly devoted fans. In your opinion, what do you think it is about your music that resonates with fans so much? How has the reaction from your fans been like so far on this tour? E: I certainly dont have a big name in music, but I am so grateful to have the very dedicated and generous fans that I do... I love connecting and talking and laughing with folks onstage and off equally. Its my favorite part of performing. I love the humanity and realness thats intrinsic in this genre of music. Its what drew me to it, but then that juxtaposed with the magic of a transcendently beautiful and moving song, its a combination that I was so moved by, and thats what I aspire to always. I can only hope that its part of what has kept my supporters with me over these last 20 years. Q: Is there a song youve written thats your favorite? Why does it mean so much to you? E: I think my song These Things is probably my current favorite. I wrote it for my lullabies album with Sarah Sample (Til the Morning: Lullabies and Songs of Comfort). I went through six years of fertility treatments to have both my kids, not an enjoyable experience by any means, but worth every second. I know that one in seven couples who want kids go through what we did, and I wanted to have a song on that record that made those parents feel just as welcome in the parenting club. The Edie Carey concert at Heartwood, which will run from 7 to 10 p.m., will be catered by Radhas Kitchen at 6 p.m. including a bar that will serve beer, wine and water. Tickets are available at WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 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 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 04/27/18.3914 SW Archer Rd$5 OFFANY $25 PURCHASE352-377-6020 Courtesy to The AlligatorWith a relaxing sound and an ethereal voice to match, Edie Carey will bring her talents to Heartwood Soundstage this week. Q&A: Singer-songwriter Edie Carey discusses her music MUSIC


10 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 By Natalie RaoAvenue EditorBells and Robes are one of the most unique groups to come out of the Gainesville music scene. The group, made up of former UF students and friends Luke Sipka and Dean Spaniol, began making music in 2012. It was born with similar music tastes and the drive to let their creativity run wild. Since then, the two have been steadily rising, making diverse releases and bringing their sound to stages around the Southeast. No two songs sound alike, with tracks like White Glow that combines light piano chords with slow-rolling synthesizers and others like Latchkey that features Animal Princes sultry vocals with plucky percussion. Bells and Robes will hold a show at High Dive on Thursday. Along with local group Retrolux, the duo will open for ZOOGMA, another group that combines production and instrumentals to create a deep sound similar to Pretty Lights, an American electronic music producer. The show will kick off at 10 p.m., and doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are available at, Hear Again Records or High at the door. Heres a talk with Bells and Robesmembers. Q: Tell me a little bit about how you two came together. Luke: We split a record player, I want to say in like 2011 or 2012 when we were at UF. We started buying some records, had pretty similar tastes in music, and I had taken piano lessons in the past and been in a few bands, and Dean had played drums. We decided it was actually on the summer solstice of 2012 that we wanted to make an EP collectively. And then then kept getting show offers, and they havent seemed to stop, and weve continued to put out music, and now were here. Q: Where did the name Bells and Robes come from? Luke: Its a Zen Koan. It was from this book that was written in the 13th century called The Gateless Gate. Koans are things that Zen masters would give their students to contemplate. Dean: They dont necessarily have a correct answer. Luke: Yeah its almost like a poem, story, short thing, and theres a line in there that said one should see sound ... We really connected with that line, and it was the name of our We found that randomly as we were getting going, and that became the name. Q: Some people argue that being a duo makes things easier, but I disagree. I think the ability to stay in tune with one another, especially during live performances, balance and work together so well? years now, so over time you kind of develop a sense of each others style and where youre taking things in a live setting, especially when youre doing a lot of improvisational stuff. You kind of just know each others tendencies and match each others energy level. It was also pretty natural because Im doing most rhythmic stuff on drums and he was doing most of the melodic, so its also natural rhythm and melody working together. Q: Is one of you the instrumentation guy and the other the production guy, or do you guys kind of tag team it? Dean: We tag team it most of the time. Well write together a lot but oftentimes well write separately and well bring ideas to the table when we come up. Like Oh, look at this, I just made this yesterday, what do you think of this? And then we add to each others ideas and kind of build on them and talk them through. And again, its a lot of rhythm and melody. So most of the synth work is Luke. Q: Although Im sure you both have realm thats really all its own. Where do you draw that originality and creativity from? Luke: Thats a tricky question Some people when they get an idea and it doesnt necessarily sound like its in a genre dont proceed forward with it. Its almost like the thing that starts happening isnt necessarily the thing that you intended to happen, and some people when that happens refuse to go forward. If you refuse to go forward, you dont necessarily know where that idea was going to take you, but if you kind of give in and kind of accept that you dont know where youre going but just react and move forward with that idea, it kind of takes you into new areas and spaces and styles that may not necessarily be acceptable and categorizable but that are new and fresh. If youre willing to let that happen, then you can get there, but if youre not and you shut down unconventional ideas, then they wont happen. Kind of accepting where the creativity wants to go without limiting it and moving forward. Q: Pleasures Of Mind could be your most mature, impressive release to date. Tell me about how that came together. Dean: What we originally did was kind of pick a date and was like, all right, we want to release a project around this date. One of our methodologies when it comes to making music is quantity produces quality, so quality comes through quantity. Just writing a ton of stuff and trying to pick out the tracks that are embodying the message or theme that you want to go for with the project. It typically just starts by taking a lot of action and getting through as much quantity as possible and then whittling that down to the quality. Weve been able to expand our music comraderie after the last couple years touring around and getting to know a lot of amazing musicians. Its really fun to be able to put some of them on a project or a piece of work that youve conceived. Q: What about Gainesville makes you excited to continue coming back here? Dean: Its like a totally different crowd every time ... Every time we go back, even if its just a short period of time, it seems like theres so much new stuff popping up all over your head of where you started. Its always great to reconnect with the people that were there when we kind of birthed this project. Its always pretty awesome to connect with the people who were there from day one. Its also and how much further wed like to go from Q&A: Bells and Robes talk music before Gainesville show Courtesy to The AlligatorAfter getting starting in Gainesville in 2012, the now Atlanta-based duo Bells and Robes will return to town this week.






WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 ALLIGATOR 13 By Camille GrahamAlligator Contributing WriterA recent $20,000 grant to the Alachua County Humane Society will help puppies and kittens get one step closer The humane society announced Margot DeConna, an Alachua County and sterilization surgery, according to This year, the shelter will use the Grants like these help the humane society remain a no-kill shelter, De2,000 cats and dogs that pass through also to assist surrounding counties in more than $30 million per year to tion spokesperson Lisa Lane wrote in $200 million to more than 8,000 aniPetco donates $20,000 to the local humane societyAlligator File PhotoCallie, a 4-year-old cat, leaps from atop a crate at the Alachua County Humane Society. The shelter received a $20,000 grant from the Petco Foundation, the largest its received from the foundation.


14 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 By McKenna BeeryAlligator Contributing WriterPaul Hawken said the Earth has never needed as much of our help as it does now. Hawken, an author and environmentalist, spoke in front of roughly 250 people Monday about his work as the executive director of Project Drawsearches how to reverse global warming. event of Campus Earth Week, hosted by Sustainable UF, a program that focuses on making campus more ecofriendly. Matthew Williams, director of the UF Ofspeaker fee, however the money does not go directly to Hawken. The money went to Project Drawdown in order for Hawken and his team to continue their work highlighting climate solutions. talk out of its donation foundation account, meaning the money did not come from tuition or taxes, Williams said. The drawdown in Project Drawdown refers to the process of decreasing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. He said the organization maps, measures and models the 100 most substantive solutions to stopping global warming. Most of the plans focus on getting people to care about the issue, Hawken said. That is where we make a difference, and that is where we engage people, Hawken said. That is where people get involved. Sustainable UF picked Hawken because they believed he would bring a positive message of hope and teamwork, said Allison Vitt, a We want people to understand that it is not all doom and gloom, Vitt said. People solutions. Vitt said the event was an important way for the UF and Gainesville community to hear different narratives about climate change. Even just thinking about an issue differently is a big action, she said. Madison Smith, the agency head of Gators Going Green, a Student Government agency that acts to bring sustainable initiatives to campus, said she works with Sustainable UF. The UF sustainability studies junior said she attended Hawkens talk because she was eager to learn something new. Sustainability as a whole comes down to a lot of things that a lot of people dont know about, and it is interesting hearing a lot of peoples perspectives, the 20-year-old said. Nationally known environmentalist talks global warmingHawken


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Florida lacrosse goalie Haley Hicklen was named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after making a combined 10 saves in two wins. CHIOZZA RECEIVES ANNUAL BASKETBALL AWARDFlorida point guard Chris Chiozza was the recipient of the Lt. Fred Koss Award, which is given every year to a four-year senior. Kasey Hill won the award last season. Previous winners include Udonis Haslem and Lee Humphrey. Follow us for updatesFor updates on UF athletics, follow us on Twitter at @alligatorSports or online at, APRIL 11, 2018 Lamborghini's to QBs, it's all the same to Mullen By Benjamin BrandtSports WriterAccording to Dan Mullen, playing quarterback is a bit like driving a sports car. Despite the promise of power, its often wise to heed the warnings of speed limits and stop signs. If I hand you a Lamborghini, it doesnt mean you have to drive 150 miles-an-hour every second of every day, said the coach. Like a Lamborghini, redshirt strength can certainly impress. learn how to give his engine a rest at times. More often than not, the Gators offense needs a simple pass that wont make a highlight compilation. corded the best numbers of all participating quarterbacks according to Mullen. This marks three interceptions and one touchdown. He was outshined by redshirt sophomore Kyle Trasks three touchdowns and one interception on the day. performance on Saturday, Mullen was disappointed by his low completion percentage a problem not entirely due to missed targets. Sometimes its decisionmaking, Mullen said. The educated things. quarterbacks competing for the starting position, its also the easy things that can cause confusion. Mullen acknowledged the entire position group ations, such as when handling unorthodox blitzes. However, the basics tell a different story. Set in a base defense, and everybody freaked out, Mullen said. Come on, its back to Day 1. You cant miss those opportunities. from his coaching staff for committing himself to studying all he can to earn playing time SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 20 SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 20Alligator File Photo scrimmage of the spring on March 30, Franks threw three interceptions, while Trask threw three touchdowns. BASEBALLBy Morgan McMullenSports WriterThe last time Jonathan India was held without a hit in a game, Black Panther was enjoying its fourth straight week in the No. 1 spot at man has been collecting hits with a tenacity that would make TChalla proud. he extended his hitting streak to 20 games, nine shy of the all-time school record. Besides furthering his own personal record, India also helped spark a three-run inning durin its 6-3 win over the Seminoles in Tallahassee. The win gave the Gators (29-6, 9-3 SEC) their eighth consecutive victory and a season sweep over their in-state rivals. While India helped further his case for a regular-season batting title, a trio of other Gators also made a difference on Tuesday. Austin Langworthy, LF: The former leadmoved down in the lineup. Coming into the contest on a six-game hitting streak, Langworthy knock of the night a single into left-center ning. He also lined a double into deep left-center in the sixth to score Dalton once again to push JJ Schwarz, C: season with a good shot at pacing the team in home runs. He belted 12 dingers last season to Gators complete sweep of FSU The St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks participated on Sunday in one of baseballs most unusual, most nonsensical, most useless traditions, which is saying something for a sport so imbued in useless traditions. Im talking about the bench-clearing brawls that seem to happen once a month or so in the Major Leagues over a hit batter or a disseen as violating the games well-known On Sunday, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina was at the center of the lastest bench-clearing incident when he was approached by irate Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo. Its unclear exactly what Lovullo said, but per reports it involved cursing at Molina. The Cardinals catcher started yelling, getting closer to Lovullo as home plate umpire Tim Timmons tried to restrain him. And then, as they always ers from both teams poured from the benches like an undammed river and collided like a cloudy stream meeting a clear ocean, meeting but not really mixing all that much. for the Cardinals, the bullpen for the Diamondbacks, and suddenly a two-person verbal altercation had evolved into an intense shoving match. Little happened after that. This is a common sight for any baseball fan. Whenever anything goes wrong, usually near home plate, and shove or trample or shout. Sometimes the scene gets more intense, and maybe a punch is thrown. Sweet and Bauer / Opinion Ethan Bauertwitter: @ebaueriSEE COLUMN, PAGE 20India extends hitting streak to 20


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 ALLIGATOR 19SOFTBALLBy Mari FaielloSoftball Writer Floridas softball team has little time to rest. The team is taking a trip to Tallahassee to take on Florida State tonight following a series win against the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Gators (34-6, 9-3 SEC) will face the Seminoles (33-7, 11-1 ACC) at 7 at JoAnne Graf Field. Florida State is coming off its own series win against the Pittsburgh Panthers at home. With Sundays game ending in an 8-0 shutout victory, the Seminoles will look to replicate their success as they carry that momentum into another home game. Like Florida, FSU has a deep bullpen and is selective with its aces. For the most part, Florida State depends on redshirt senior Kylee Hanson and redshirt junior Meghan King. Together, Hanson and King have a 32-7 record on the season and ERAs of 0.77 and 1.14, respectively. The duo allowed three hits against innings. However, the Gators have a pair of tough pitchers on their own staff in junior Kelly Barnhill and senior Aleshia Ocasio. Over the weekend, Barnhill and Ocasio helped lead UF to a series win over Alabama. On Monday, Barnhill logged her 17th win of the season, but not without some minor errors in the circle. The Marietta, Georgia, native walked three wild pitches. From a hitting perspective, FSU heavily depends on Sydney Sherrill. The freshman utility player carries the highest batting average on the team at .429 and a slugging percentage of 0.810. She also leads the team in hits (54), doubles (22) and RBIs (41). Florida will continue to rely on junior park, California, native comes into the midweek matchup with a .398 batting average and .690 slugging percentage. (47), hits (45), doubles (14), and RBIs (36). The Gators have also been more dependent on utility player Danielle Romanello lately. The freshman has had some crucial hits for the Gators over the past few games, including the weekend series at Alabama. One of her most notable hits of the season came in her second at-bat of the night against the Crimson Tide in Mondays matchup. She sent a homer to right for the Gators. Tonights matchup against the Semigames in a row for the Gators before they take on South Carolina at home this weekend. @faiello_mari Florida takes on FSU in midweek matchup in TallahasseeGATORS IN THE NBABy Andrew HuangSports Writer The NBA regular season doesnt end until later tonight, but four former Gators have already clinched their spots in the 2018 NBA Playoffs. Boston Celtics power forward Al Horford will have considerably more pressure on his shoulders entering his 10th trip to the postseason. The Celtics have locked themselves into the second seed in the Eastern Conference but are missing a pair of All-Stars in Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving for the rest of this season due to injuries. Boston with 7.3 rebounds and ranked fourth among NBA power forwards with 4.7 assists per game. He is tasked with providing leadership to a young roster with Hayward and Irving sitting out. Horford averaged 15.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game in last years playoffs in which the Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. Joining Horford are a pair of shooting guards in Bradley Beal and Corey Brewer. in 2018, his sixth year in the league. He is averaging 22.8 points per game and is sporting career highs in rebounds and assists. off berth, but their seed will not be determined until the regular season is over. Beal averaged 24.8 points per game in the 2017 playoffs beand the Celtics in the second round. season with the Los Angeles Lakers, where he averaged 3.7 points per game and started twice. On March 1, Brewer was waived by the Lakers and signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he reunited with his college coach, Billy Donovan. Brewer and Donovan won the 2006 and 2007 national championships together at Florida. Since joining the Thunder, Brewer has started 15 of 17 games in place of the injured Andre Roberson. He improved his scoring average by six points and has grabbed 2.2 steals per game since the trade. Oklahoma City secured its third-straight postseason berth with a 115-93 win over Miami on Monday. Brewer won an NBA title with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011 and has since reached the playoffs twice with the Denver Nuggets (2012, 2013) and twice with the Houston Rockets (2015, 2016). Brewer holds a career playoff scoring average of 8.4 points per game. Miami power forward Udonis Haslem has won three NBA titles in his 15 seasons with the Heat, and he now has a chance to win his fourth after Miami clinched a playoff spot on April 3. While his playing time has tumbled in recent years 67 games played in the last three seasons combined, compared to 777 in the previous 12 Haslem remains a veteran presence in the Miami locker room. @AndrewJHuang Alan Alvarez / Alligator Staff The Associated Press


20 ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 come August, and Mullen has seen improvement. At this point in the offseason, however, neither Franks nor any of the quarterbacks on the roster have stood out as frontrunners for the starting spot. This is partially due to Mullens current perspective. I dont think Ive paid attention to separation, Mullen said. Im watching all the guys and really worrying about how were getting better. Saturdays annual Orange and Blue spring game will provide fans an early glimpse of Franks development and the overall quarterback race. If Franks wants to retain his position from last season, in which he started eight of 11 games, he will need to show that improvement. For the time being, Mullens mind wont be on selecting a starter. We are with a new roster, Mullen said. Its a long time before we have to make any decisions or play a game. @bhb1227 FOOTBALL, from pg. 18UF spring game is Saturday at 3 p.m.As far as I can see, a scene like that last one is the only time when bench clearing is justilins played the Washington Nationals in 2010 and Marlins pitcher Chris Volstad threw began charged the mound and was greeted with Gaby Sanchez and fell to the ground, where Volstad tried to get on top of him and slug him in the face. Volstad, mind you, was 6-foot-8, 230 pounds. Morgan was 6-foot-even, 185 pounds. Regardless of why Volstad threw behind him or why Morgan charged the mound, Volstad probably could have done some serious damage if left unchecked. Luckily, a teammate or coach got in the way. Yet whenever theres any disturbance much simpler than this, like the one on Sunday involving Molina and Lovullo, entire teams get in on the action. Its a phenomenon thats pretty unique to baseball in a couple of ways. pen in other sports, its usually between two regular basis, two players get into it while their teammates skate away and the referees eventually separate the combatants. Even in basketballs most famous brawl ever the Malice at the Palace video shows Ben Wallace and Ron Artest getting physical with maybe two or three teammates holding them back while the rest of the teams look on. Theres no innate deup. The second is frequency. Sure, the NBA, of altercations, of up-in-your-face name calling, but can you recall the last time benches cleared that is, emptied entirely in an NHL or NFL or NBA game? Yet for some reason, it happens ALL THE TIME in Major League Baseball. Maybe it goes back to the unwritten rules of the game. Maybe its something to do for a relief pitcher who plays every fourth day and otherwise sits bored in the bullpen. But regardless, its only a matter of time until someone needlessly gets injured or trampled or punched for being somewhere he has no business being. I dont know if Id go as far as to say running in from the bullpen because of some shoving merits a suspension again, there are times when players helping their teammates is necessary but baseball ought to do something They make the league look spineless, they make the players look like children on a middle school playground and they make the fans this fan, anyway wonder why every single player on a baseball team needs to be involved in every shouting match. Ethan Bauer is a sports writer. Follow him on Twitter @ebaueri and contact him at, from pg. 18 lead the Gators, with India and designated hitter Nelson Maldonado tying for second dia and Daltons bats this year, some of the pressure looks to have been alleviated after launching his eighth of the year Tuesday night off a 93-mph fastball. As his moonshot crashed off the FSU scoreboard in left the bases without fanfare or celebration as he retook the team lead in RBIs (32). He back up the middle. Michael Byrne, RHP: Byrne has been nearly untouchable this season. His 1.1 innings against FSU on Tuesday included three strikeouts and no walks. Floridas alltime saves leader added one more to that tally to notch his eighth of the season and 27th of his career. He has allowed a run to score just twice in his 17 appearances this season, compiling a 0.62 ERA along the way. mmcmullen@alligator.orgBASEBALL, from pg. 18Schwarz hit his eighth home run of the seasonAlan Alvarez / Alligator StaffUF closer Michael Byrne entered Tuesday's 6-3 win against Florida State in the