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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 By Michael KnauffAlligator Contributing WriterTwo UF scientists are testing algae growth in space with the potential for useful applications in long-term voyages. A space shuttle launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Friday. It carried a payload with the project of Junya Zhang, a post-doctorate student, and Mark Settles, a professor in the horticultural sciences department. The 24 bags containing algae, water and fertilizer will stay on the International Space Station for a monthlong experiment testing changes in genetic structure in response to the conditions of space. Algae is being used because it is easy to grow, requiring less space and light than traditional crops. The strain of algae being used is Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii, the most studied algae type and the easiest to genetically manipulate. VOLUME 112 ISSUE 98Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida COME C HEC K OUT OUR PREVIEW SPEC IALS WHILE THEY LAST! OVER SIZED KITCHENS WITH GRANITE COUNTER TOPS AND STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES! 3,100 SQUARE FOOT T O WN HO MES COMPLETE WITH A GARAGE AND HALF BATHROOM! C OME FLOAT WITH US AT THE O N LY LAZ Y R IVER IN G AINESVILLE! 3718 SW 24TH A VE., GAINESVILLE, FL 32607 / THERIDG E F L.C OM / (352) 792-0102 By Dana CassidyAlligator Staff WriterFour journalists and a sales assistant were murdered in a shooting Thursday afternoon at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland. One of the victims was Rob Hiaasen, a UF alumnus and younger brother of Miami Herald columnist, former Alligator writer and author Carl Hiaasen. Hiaasen celebrated his 33rd wedding anniversary with his wife, Maria Hiaasen, two weeks ago. The day of the shooting was also her birthday. (Hiaasen) was someone who really had a zeal ami Herald staff writer and friend of the Hiaasen Hiaasen, 59, grew up in Fort Lauderdale. He originally worked in radio before moving to print UF alumnus one at Capital GazetteSEE HIAASEN, PAGE 4 SEE ALGAE, PAGE 4Hiaasen UF scientists to test algae in space mission Zachariah Chou / Courtesy to The AlligatorProtesters in the Keep Families Together march walk down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., on June 30. They marched from Lafayette Square to the National Mall.DEMONSTRATORS TAKE TO STREETS ACROSS THE NATIONChris Day / Alligator StaffHannah Gutman, 25, led Gainesville marchers in a chant by shouting Tell me what democracy looks like, to which the crowd replied, This is what democracy looks like!


Todays WeatherVOLUME 112 ISSUE 98 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 BriefAM NOON PM 2 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 90 WHATS HAPPENING?FEA files suit to stop law targeting rights of teachers The Florida Education Association, in conjunction with other plaintiffs, filed a suit to stop enforcement of a new provision in Florida law that targets teacher unions for decertification as local bargaining agents. The FEA suit is directed at the decertification law now codified in Section 1012.2315(4)(c) of the 2018 Florida Statutes and at the constitutionality of House Bill 7055, the log-rolled, omnibus bill on education passed by the Legislature this year. Along with legislation on many other subjects, that bill included the decertification law. Development review committee meeting The Alachua County Development Review Committee will meet Thursday at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Jack Durrance Auditorium of the County Administration Building located at 12 SE First Street in downtown Gainesville. The committee will review the replat of Hidden Hills Planned Development, Lot 12. For more information, contact the Alachua County Growth Management Department at 352-374-5249. The public is invited to attend this meeting.VOLUME 112 ISSUE 98NEWSROOM Editor Engagement Managing Editor University Editor Metro Editor Sports Editor Assistant Sports Editor Editorial Board Photo Editor the Avenue Editor Copy Desk Chief 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 or email The Board of Directors of Campus Communications, Inc., publisher ofEditora paid position as head of the Editorial Division and as an unpaid member of the Board of DirectorsEngagement Managing Editor and Digital Managing Editorpaid positions and unpaid members of the Board of Directors. each weekday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. from now until Tuesday, July 10. Look for the Alligator sign located in the lobby. Further written information is available at the 15 minutes at that time to read information regarding the application process. The application must be returned to The Alligator by Thursday, July 12 at 4 p.m. THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE DEADLINE. Interviews and selections by the Board of Directors will be held at Friday July 27 at 10 a.m. Applicants must be present at that meeting to be considered. Applicants must be degree-seeking college or university students. Preference will be given to those who have experience with The Independent Florida Alligator. Campus Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer andannounces the opening of the following positions for the fall semester:


TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 Inside fl Inside Tuesday, July 3, 2018 rf nt br rf n nYour campus connection for all things UF Inform family and friends of a plan especially if sheltering in a location other than ones home. Shelters will normally be available on campus for UF students, sta, faculty and their families. If staying in a shelter, bring all necessary supplies such as a Gator 1 Card, pillows, blankets and toiletries. University Housing residents should observe guidance and instructions from housing sta. During the storm stay indoors and do not attempt to drive or travel. If strong winds are present, stay away from windows or glass doors. Do not light candles as it can increase the risk of re. Take note that emergency services might not be able to respond during the storm. After the storm, document damages with pictures and take action to protect your property from further damage. Avoid downed power lines and ooded areas. Expect delays and inconveniences and use care when traveling to avoid hazards. For more information on how to prepare for a storm visit providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career years, when many scientists do their most formative work. Aitkaliyeva joined the UF faculty in 2017. Her research group focuses on radiation tolerance of materials, characterization of nuclear fuels, and understanding structure-property relationship in materials subjected to harsh environments. Tonight is the annual Independence Day eve Fanfares & Fireworks event. Beginning at 7 p.m. at the University of Florida Bandshell at Flavet Field, families can picnic in the grass and enjoy musical performances. e evening will conclude with a spectacular reworks show beginning at 9:40 p.m. Admission is free.Micayla Kinder Summer in Gainesville marks the beginning of hurricane season. e Hurricane season lasts from June 1 through Nov. 30. It is important for the faculty, students and sta at the University of Florida to know what to do to stay safe in severe weather such as hurricanes and tropical storms. In order to be prepared there are several steps that should be followed before, during and after the storm. If a storm is approaching, monitor local media such as WRUF-TV and 89.1 FM for storm updates. University ocials will provide information on the status of UFs schedule and other updates to local media. Before the storm arrives, ensure that you have a disaster supply kit that is fully stocked and a vehicle with a full tank of gas. Remove or secure any items outside that may y away in strong winds such as lawn furniture. Assel Aitkaliyeva, an assistant professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Florida, is among 84 university scientists selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive signicant funding for research as part of the DOE Oce of Sciences Early Career Research Program. e eort, now in its ninth year, is designed to bolster the nations scientic workforce by tbn n n n tnn nntn Dana McPherson University of Florida students returning to campus for Summer B found that they now have a state-of-the-art facility to explore career options in.On July 2, the Career Connections Center, formerly known as the Career Resource Center, reopened its doors in the Reitz Union after a 14-month renovation and expansion project. Located on the rst level of the Reitz Union, the career center nearly doubled its size from the previous footprint to 28,940 square feet. e expansion includes extending downstairs to the ground level of the student union. e additional space and re-constructed layout will provide more space for students and employers to engage and network in. is new space is truly for our students, said JaNet Glover, senior director for career services. We envisioned a facility where students will bridge their aspirations to outcomes. e center does just that, it provides opportunities for students to engage with our sta and employers in several dierent ways. Some features of the new space include four engagement centers, which can ex up to six depending on the room usage, the previous space only had two rooms. e engagement centers are completely wired for virtual nnn n capabilities so that UF Online students can access events remotely or workshop panelists can participate virtually. e center also has technology embedded in four of the interview rooms for students to interview remotely. Additionally, study nooks were intentionally created for students who need space to study or meet with small class groups. ere are ve nooks, of which four are outtted with monitors for computer connection. O the heels of launching their new name earlier this spring, the Career Connections Centers focus is to educate students from every classication on how easy it is to connect with career services. If a student is visiting the Reitz, I want them to feel comfortable with just walking in. One of my favorite features is that our main entrance bleeds right into the Reitz which will give students a seamless experience, said Glover. Students and guests will also be able to access the center from the North Lawn, Circle Drive, and the walkway from the Welcome Centers parking garage. e July opening will serve as a soft-opening for the sta. ere are transitions that will take place throughout the summer, one being the acquisition of the Gator Career Closet which will open in the fall. Were working now on planning incredible events in August and September to celebrate the facilitys opening, the new name, and our 65 years of career services with the campus community. said Glover. If a student is visiting the Reitz, I The following is a paid advertisement


4 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 3, 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. ORGANICDaily GreenFresh, unique, organic, food! Soups, and smoothies.Vegan/gluten free options. Like us on Facebook. 436 SE 2nd St. w-sat 11-7, sun brunch 10-3 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) 375-7372Contact Alligator Advertising to feature your business here 352-376-4482 DINING ITALIAN COFFEEMaudes Classic Cafe Outdoor seating. Next to the Hippodrome. 336-9649 Rotating taps, excellent wine selection. Open LateWORLDCivilizationRide the rail trail to its Northern end and discover lots of vegetarian dishes, espresso drinks, house-made desserts, craft beer and sustainable wine. Dine inside the historic Gulf Oil building or outside under the modern portico. dinner 5:30-9 Tues-Sat. as a staff reporter at The Palm Beach Post in the 1990s, Ovalle said. Hiaasen worked at The Baltimore Sun for the next 15 years after leaving The Palm Beach Post, eventually ending up at the Capital Gazette in 2010. Jon Morgan, former editor at The Baltimore Sun, described Hiaasen as of humor and always looking out for others. His attitude was always very positive even in the dark days of buyouts and downsizing. He just loved what he was doing, Morgan said. You dont meet many people like that in the course of your life. Hiaasen loved the craft of writing overlooked stories of human interest, Morgan and Ovalle said. They both agreed one of their favorite pieces Hiaasen wrote involved his curiosity about a Korean couple he saw on his way to lunch. They were collecting nuts from a fallen tree. While its an observation most people would ignore, Hiaasen decided to research the nut and track the couple down. He ended up spinning it into a fun, quirky story about the delicacy known as the ginkgo nut within Asian culture. We all go to lunch and we dont even notice whats going on around us, Ovalle said. (Rob) just had a real eye for everything going on around him. Morgan said his fondest memory of working with Hiaasen involved his brother, Carl Hiaasen. He noted how Carl Hiaasen was always used to tease Robert about how his brother was more famous than he was. Morgan said he went up to Carl immediately asked him, Whats it like having Robert Hiaasen as a brother? Carl just looked at me blankly, but Rob immediately got the joke and doubled over in laughter, Morgan said. Thats the kind of self-defacing joke you could pull on Rob. Outside of journalism, Ovalle said Hiaasen loved being outdoors and spending time with his wife and two children. He also studied the art of writing outside of the newsroom, working as a journalism lecturer at the University of Maryland. Ovalle said Hiaasen understood the lethal consequences journalism has had over time, writing a lengthy feature story in 2006 about a memorial that honored journalists killed on the job. Ovalle said Hiaasens family is in situation surreal and incomprehensible. Ovalle and Morgan said Hiaasen will leave behind a fond memory of positivity and inspiration within journalism. I suspect there will be journalists whose lives he touched and careers he touched going forward, and thats a proud legacy we can all be so lucky (to know), Morgan said. @danacassidy_ dcassidy@alligator.orgHIAASEN, from pg. 1His attitude was always very positive One batch of algae will stay on Earth at NASAs testing facilities as a control group while the other grows in space. Both batches will be placed under high-intensity LED lights and given fertilizer to grow. Settles said the goal is to see which genes are most important for efSettles said algae may eventually be an important part of long space voyages, such as a trip to Mars. The algae is nutritious, provides building materials and consumes carbon dioxide. It contains key nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids, protein and antioxidants, Settles said. However, it proform, which Settles said is being worked on. Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii also can be used to make plastics. Algae responds to stress by producing and storing oil for food in case of future stressors. Settles said the oil can be extracted and used to build materials aboard a spacecraft. Another issue of space travel is the amount of carbon dioxide on the ISS, which is 10 times higher than on Earth. This limits the astronauts physical activity. Algae combats this problem by consuming carbon dioxide. The project is being funded by the Florida Space Research Institute and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space. Settles said the FSRI awarded them $135,000 and CASIS is paying for the payload integration, loading the bags into the space shuttle for safe travel. Settles did not know how much the integration will cost at the time of the interview. Zhang will pick up the algae from California when the return shuttle lands in late July.ALGAE, from pg. 1Settles said the two were awarded $135,000


TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5By Angela DiMicheleAlligator Staff Writer Fear Facers is a different kind of summer camp where, instead of playing kickball with normal bases, kids get a home run by squishing into pools of spaghetti, chocolate syrup and fake vomit. Fear Facers Summer Camp, organized by UFs Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders (COARD), is for children ranging from ages 7 to 15 with phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety. The camp is an alternative way for children to receive therapy and challenge themselves to overcome daily struggles. Last year, the program had 11 campers. session at Kanapaha Veterans Memorial Park on May 18. The second session will run from July 30 to August 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The increase in participants allowed UF Health to use Fear Facers for follow-up research in an ongoing study in OCD and anxiety, according to Dr. Joseph McNamara. McNamara, clinical director of Fear Facers, said the new research component of the camp tracks how effectively the treatments are for kids and how effectively the counselors are trained in treating them. He said activities at the camp imitate what the kids fears look like and how to overcome them. Weve had an extensive program for treating OCD for over 20 years at the University of Florida, McNamara said. But now, rather than just a therapy session with somebody every day, were getting the therapy session every day here, but then the children are here for another six hours after that where we can do fun things that are also really good challenges for them. Each persons anxieties manifest in unique ways, and counselors use group activities as well as individual therapy sessions to help social anxiety, some fear spiders or separation from loved ones, some struggle with counting while others have concerns with symmetry, McNamara said. Robyn Nelson, assistant administrative director of COARD, said campers attend individual therapy sessions each morning where they discuss fears and anxieties with their therapist. Therapists then help kids face these fears in activities throughout the week. We do some group sessions, so that the kids get to hear what each other are struggling with, so they can provide that encouragement they need to just keep going, Nelson said. It also helps them to see their counselor and therapist in a different way and to see them outside Lacie Lazaroe, Fear Facers outreach director and therapist, said the second annual Fear Facers is creating possible alternatives to traditional methods of anxiety and OCD treatment for health care providers, researchers and clinicians. The school year is really hectic for kids, Lazaroe said. So at camp, during the summer, maybe theyre more free, and they have time to be able to engage in this kind of stuff. I think its good to come up with alternative modes of treatment delivery. Not only do the kids play hot potato with slime and have fake vomit water-balloon plete assignments at home to practice what they have learned about unhealthy anxieties and are prepared for future situations. I can not be sure of something, but Im going to put in the effort. And it may or may not work out right, but Im putting in the effort and accepting some of that unknown, McNamara said on behalf of the kids. Because so many different things are unknown in life. @angdimi adimichele@alligator.orgSummer camp helps kids face fears, aids UF researchersBy Kelly HayesAlligator Contributing WriterNavigating the county court system new program from Alachua County aims to change that. The online program TurboCourt, which has been in the works for months, is now available on the county clerks website. This system will provide guidance to pro se litigants, or people who represent themselves in court, said Alachua County Clerk of Court J. K. Jess Irby. Any individual who has a need for tion where they cannot afford, or choose to not have an attorney, this could help them in their effort to get access to justice, Irby said. TurboCourt, which works a lot like TurboTax, can be used by pro se litigants in civil cases including divorce, domestic violence, small claims and eviction cases, Irby said. Its as simple as selecting a case type then being guided through a series of questions, Irby said. From there, it will create a For Jennifer M. Titus, an attorney with Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, TurboCourt is one way citizens can access the court system, but not the only way. We have a Peaceful Paths advocate in with completion also, Titus said. Its just another means to access the court system, theres no right or wrong way to do it. The program, which was made in contract with a third-party vendor, will cost the county $7,500 a year to use, Irby said. User ing for domestic violence cases, which are free. Having an attorney is hard to beat but for many folks its just unattainable, so were doing our best trying to help people out here, Irby said. I hope it just opens up those doors to justice that previously people found unattainable.Online program prepares pro se litigants Taylour Marks / Alligator StaffAlicia Boren, a senior on the UF gymnastics team, speaks to the children of the Fear Facers Summer Camp about how she overcomes feelings of anxiety. By Dana CassidyAlligator Staff WriterResearchers at UF have developed a wireless mouthguard that measures a persons health components as they exercise. The mouthguard, called the things device. The internet of things is how a device can remotely gather data and send them to phones or computers by Bluetooth, said UF associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and H3 developer Yong Ku Y.K. Yoon. Yoon said he decided to name it H3 after the three aspects of the body it measures: cally, the H3 detects things like bodily impacts, movement, pulse and body temperature. This sports mouthguard will give you the automatic detection and feedback that will tell you if you need to take a rest or drink Gatorade, Yoon said. The H3 was made by inserting a chip in an athletic mouthguard. Yoon said it has 11 sensors, an accelerometer, a heart rate monitor and gyroscope. Its really all-encompassing, said UF doctoral student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and H3 developer Todd Schumann. But, he said, theres room for (the H3) to evolve. Yoon and Schumann said the H3 is a prototype that took more than six months to develop. Schumann said theyve only completed personal testing like wearing it while running on a treadmill. They are looking for an opportunity to do testing on a larger scale, like in UF sports. They plan on releasing the H3 to the public around one year from now, selling a generic model for $500-$700 and selling price. Yoon plans on evolving the H3 to be more user-friendly with more features. He hopes to a single tooth and add a body to detect diseases like HIV and monitor blood sugar. Schumann said his main goal is to have people who dont have access to professionals use the H3. (Non-professional athletes) traditionally dont have all the trainers sitting around watching their every move, Schumann said. This would be a device that helps them keep a look on their health while exercising. @danacassidy_ dcassidy@alligator.orgUF researchers develop mouthguard prototype to monitor athletes vital signs By Ashley MirtylAlligator Contributing WriterWith June 21 marking the beginning of summer, Gainesvilles streets crumble in the heat. The crater-like cavities of automotive annihilation we call potholes have made their way onto the streets of Gainesville, leaving motorists like Justin Green $259.56 poorer. Green, a Gainesville resident, fell victim to the roadway ruts when jagged asphalt teeth sunk into one of his 2017 Toyota Camrys tires. Its honestly like playing Mario Kart out here, Green said. Its either you hit a pothole or swerve out of control to avoid it. The Gainesville Public Works Department has been working to patch up the reported potholes as they continue to spread like the cracks on an alligators back, said Chip Skinner, a Public Works inforTheyre pretty much the s--holes left by the rain for us, Green said. Potholes are created when rain seeps into asphalt roads develop weak spots and collapse. In colder climates, frozen water that has thawed can cause the asphalt to rise. Skinner said Gainesville is lucky not to have freezing temperatures, or the potholes would be worse. However, the rainy weather presents a different Skinner said. If reported promptly, road agencies can take as few as four hours to patch holes with asphalt. Skinner said people should report potholes using the Gainesville Public Works Department website or by calling 352-334-5070. Communication is important when dealing with potholes, said Skinner. If the right agency isnt notiPotholes plague Gainesville


Editorial Column Please choose your words carefully Remember those with chronic illness this summerWhat comes to mind when you think of summer? Is it sunrises and sunsets? Is it chilling in a hammock between Summer classes? Is it beach days and vacations? Is it life-changing journeys for internships and invaluable learning experiences? Is it time to relax or learn a new skill? Its been none of these things for me. For me, summer is a battle between mind and body. Its dozens upon dozens of appointments, tests, medication changes or even operations. Its everything I want and dont want at the same time. I want to feel better, and this has to be done. But its not what I want to actually be doing with my time. I want to be normal, not chronically sick, tired, in pain, a burden and doing the opposite of what I want. I want to be at an internship and get through my summer class without feeling like every task is a maraEven writing has become hard. I will forget words midsentence and become stuck. items on a bucket list, not building a list of medications and diagnoses. I want to be making progress toward my dream job, but I feel like Im not. I want to not feel guilty for being sick or not sick enough for societys standards. No one can see whats happening on the inside. I want to not have doctors listen to my story and tell me I cant or show that theyre not listening. and its still being questioned by other doctors, leading to more tests and more cycles of guilt and doubt. More hours of feeling crazy or not good enough. Like Im making things up even though I live with the pain and symptoms every day. Its hearing professors or doctors tell me I cant do what Ive always wanted. I never realized my one chronic autoimmune condition would complicate things for the rest of my life. That I would wake up one day and never feel better. That having one condition spawns other issues. I feel alone and different. Unheard. Abandoned by certain friends who didnt understand why I couldnt make plans or by doctors who refused to believe me until a parent was in the room. Or by professors in the past who questioned my medical documentation or told me to take a class when Im not sick and would have the potential of not missing a lot of class days. I wont ever not be sick. I never know what symptoms are going to meet me in the morning. Theres nothing I want more than to be in class every single day. Society and health care need to change, as do the thoughts that echo in my head reiterating my worst fears and chanting the words doctors have told me: You cant do this, Just put on some clothes and go to class or Your issue is likely psychological in nature. I couldnt go to school if it werent for the Disability Resource Center at UF. Inclusion is more than a check mark or hitting certain benchmarks. You cant change your whole class or plans for one person, but there is one thing you can do: have empathy and consideration. And thats what the DRC has given me. Sophie Feinberg is a UF journalism junior. Her column comes out Tuesday and Thursday.TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 Murder is a strong word. It can convey powerful emotions and actions. We at The Alligator used the word in a headline in an online article Friday. Were running it again today as this is the ing this editorial, youve probably already seen what were talking about. If you havent, its on page one. Four journalists and a sales assistant were indiscriminately land, on Thursday afternoon. They did not die, nor were they shot and killed. They were murdered. Words matter. The words we and all journalists use in headlines and articles are scrutinized and agonized over every minute of every day until theyre published. If you believe otherwise, we would welcome the opportunity to change your perspective. Hit us up on Twitter @TheAlligator, and well talk. How much do words matter exactly? Well, the president of the U.S. has called the media the enemy of the people the media isnt as bad as it used to be (according to a comparisitting U.S. politicians spew such rhetoric is hardly helpful. And then something like Thursday happens. Five murders silence from the man lobbing insults at among other institutions newspapers. President Donald Trump followed up his usual carefree ignorance with a halfhearted recitation of a short teleprompter speech. our hearts with grief, he read aloud to a White House audience. brutal loss of life. But its not exactly shocking. Not when a mainstay of the presidents rallies is pointing to the press pool its members. his own motives. He lost a lawsuit and an appeal accusing the newspaper of defamation. The Capital Gazette had written Some journalists we know wear it as a badge of honor whenever they receive negative pushback on a story theyve written. Good journalism rarely leaves all parties involved happy. We hope that journalists wont back down over the murder of our own. We hope that readers wont allow the talking points of some of the more hateful voices to stick. The term fake news is not a new concept, but it has seen an incredible spike in usage in the last two years. The phrase enemy of the people is not a new concept, but it has been the rallying cry of the misinformed. As incredulous as the claims are, they use powerful words. Fake. Enemy. Theres no way around how to interpret them. Theres nothing vague about any of it.Morgan McMullen EDITOR Bailey LeFever MANAGING EDITOR Sarah Stanley UNIVERSITY EDITOR Baylie Cainas METRO EDITORSophie The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 326042257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.The views expressed here are not necessarily those of The Alligator.


TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 TM rfn tbtrb trr A readers comment got me thinking about what it means to have individual freedom. It made me consider why I feel comfortable harshly criticizing the country I love so much. Heres my reply, point-by-point. The main thrust of it is we cant afford to think were on top of the world. We are a great country, but we got here through constant improvement, not arrogant complacency. I love our Constitution. I encourage everyone reading this column (if you havent already done so) to also read the Federalist Papers; they will give you an appreciation of the thinking that went into our countrys initial framestrives for freedoms. Those papers tell us why we need a Constitution as well as a federal government. The Bill of Rights is part of that. It tells every American their freedoms of speech, religion and assembly are inalienable. The Constitution, however, is not perfect its a document that has required constant amendments throughout history precisely because it did not previously afford the individual freedoms we all love (see, in pertinent Amendments 13, 14, 15, 21, 23 and 24). Moreover, the Bill of Rights, as former President James Madison put it in Federalist 48, is merely a parchment barrier to having those rights taken which government can take away the freedoms the catches and stops in the political mechanism by dint of separation of powers and popular elections that is the better protector. We must be careful not to love the Constitutions promises so fondly as to blind ourselves to real-world threats to our freedom. will not stop a tyrant. There are better ways to prevent us from ending up like Russia, like education. Public education is not provided for in the Constitution, nor is it uniquely American. In fact, America is behind many other countries in public education. It is much more ingrained in the cultures of other countries, like Cuba, to educate their children. Cubas literacy rate is higher than ours, and contrary to popular belief, Cuba is not a hellhole. There are teachers and students on the currency of Italy and not on ours. This is why it is so hard to say America affords the best civic culture. But even saying we have the best individual freedoms is a bit misguided. freedom to mean a constitutional freedom too narrowly. This is why, way back in 1941, former President Franklin Roosevelt declared that every American should not only be free to speak and worship as they wish but also be free from want and free from fear. The U.S. Constitution, while indeed the longest operating, is neither exceptional nor uniquely provides a basis for better culture. Ill say it loud and proud. That doesnt mean it isnt great. That doesnt mean I dont love this country as much as any other American. It certainly doesnt mean Russia or China or Cuba have a better culture than we do. It just means we should be careful before saying Were the best. Countries dont exist on a spectrum from freer to less free. The choice isnt between American culture or Shariah. Loving our country is about understanding that there is much work to be done, and, often, the smart thing to do is look to emulate the good examples in other cultures. The choice is between adapting or fading into the graveyard of once-great countries. Stephan Chamberlin is a UF political science junior. His column comes out Tuesday and Thursday.A follow-up about freedomColumn The second decade of this millennium has brought the hyper-digitization of almost every aspect of our lives: transportation, food, driving and photo sharing. Dating is no different. More people are meeting via the internet than ever before. Generation Z will be the generation of online relationships. Romantic movies and our own idealistic conceptions of love convince us that we dont want this, we want to meet by coincidence. We want to meet in elevators, at weddings or reconnect with a childhood friend. A spark of destiny that we never see coming, but our 21st century way of life shows that isnt realistic. The truth is we like meeting people online, and were getting really good at it. According to Pew Research, 57 percent of teens have made a friend online. Seventyfour percent of all internet users have used the internet for romantic reasons. Sixty-three million Americans say they know someone who has met their partner online. Three million married Americans met their spouse online. Our hearts say destiny but the research says The formulaic union of two candidates for marriage is an ancient concept. Online dating has returned us to a more calculated and intentional form of union, perhaps ending the nearly hundred-year detour. In some cultures, women were currency; in others, they were an active and willing participant. Eastern cultures still participate in organized, family-involved mediation. Screening (politics, education and beliefs). Many relationships now start with a direct message. The internet allows users to quickly summarize a person and consider whether we like them. Having extra information about a person immediately upon meeting could end a doomed relationship before it even starts. When you meet online, more baggage is immediately on the table. People can navigate tential deal-breakers more quickly. In the same way the internet can end potentially bad relationships, it can be a catalyst for good ones. By reading someones thoughts, you can gain an attraction to someone we otherwise wouldnt have considered based on appearance alone. To consider how we meet partners, we must consider our intentions. Do Americans care about marriage anymore? Regardless of your stance, the answer to this question affects what we look for in a companion. The decline in marriages in the U.S. (51 percent changed what dating even means. For some, internet dating habits have ushered in a new age of hookup culture. Going on formal dates is less common, and young people are opting for a casual hang-out instead. Like all technology, online dating and social media are a tool. The tool is neutral but the way its used isnt. The way we behave from their online persona and can create an unsafe situation. The difference between the internet and real life is access. Social media give us more access to potential partners than before. When you can look through people like a catalog, you can start to view them as menu items rather than real people. In the hands of someone who is morally empty, this can be dangerous. Apps like Tinder can accelerate the process for predators to take advantage of others. Online matchmaking might not make for a dreamy story to tell your children, but it is quickly becoming our reality. Layla Soboh is a UF advertising junior. Her column comes out Tuesday.How to tell your kids you met your Column Stephan Layla Sobohopinions@alligator.orgThe way we behave online is an Layla SobohAlligator Columnist


8 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 TOP RIGHT: Protesters chant together on the steps of Gainesville City Hall, before the Families Belong Together Alachua County March begins on Saturday afternoon.BOTTOM RIGHT: A crowd marches across West University Avenue toward South Main Street during the Families Belong Together Alachua County March on Saturday afternoon. The protest was a response to the Trump administration policies that have separated families at the U.S.-Mexico border and placed children in vulnerable positions.LEFT: A protester holds up a sign marchers. TOP: Alachua County residents chant and hold signs protesting the separation of children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border during a march on Saturday afternoon. Photos by Chris DayAlligator Staff


TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 ALLIGATOR 9 By Dana CassidyAlligator Staff WriterNewly discovered evidence involving asteroids and meteorites may provide a better understanding of where they come from and how they helped shape Earth. About 85 percent of 200,000 asteroids in the inner asteroid belt Earths main source of meteorites originate from about six small planets broken up by collisions, said UF emeritus professor ings were published Monday in Nature Astronomy. This approach revealed a new aspect of the asteroid belt that people have not realized before, Dermott said. Its alnobody else has seen. Dermott said the study was conducted by collecting 20 years worth of data from characteristics of the asteroids used in the study. Dermott and the researchers in his team used statistical analysis to determine whether big and little asteroids have different orbits. The results of the study showed the size of the asteroid determines the type of orbit it has, Dermott said. The researchdifferent and where they came from and how asteroids are formed. Professor and chairman of the UF Department of Astronomy Charles Telasco said he thought this was an outstanding study. Telasco said asteroids have always been thought to be bits and pieces of the solar system that never went on to form planets. He explained how the study showed that this isnt the case at all and reveals that there simply werent many remnants. Were trying to understand how planets form in our and other solar systems, Telasco said. (This study) tells us its thought before. study will help us better comprehend the evolutionary history of asteroids and their formations. He also hopes the evidence will help us to understand how planets were formed. Dermott plans to continue studying asteroids and meteorites to further understand planetary orbits and how they can change. I think its a very big step that weve narrowed down the source of meteorites to a few known objects now, Dermott said. @danacassidy_ dcassidy@alligator.orgBy Charles FenwickAlligator Contributing WriterThe Florida Museum of Natural History will be showing a free bat-themed movie every Friday in July. cussion at 7 p.m., and a different movie will play each week, said Tiffany Ireland, educator at the Florida Museum. On Friday, The Dark Knight will play. 1931 version of Dracula, Nightwing and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The museum is extending its Friday series and the Masters of the Night bat exhibit, Ireland said. This years series is meant to spread awareness about bats, which play an important role in the ecology and culture of northern Florida and many other habitats across the world. On Friday and July 27, the museum will host a 6 p.m. reception. A cash bar and a panel of speakers will be present. Scientists from the Lubee Bat Conserspecial effects sculptors are expected to be on the panel. Ireland said the speakers are knowledgeable about bats and the featured live talks will be aired on Facebook in hopes of increasing the audience size, she said. Nikhil Srinivasan, marketing assistant at the Florida Museum, said guests at the Masters of the Night exhibit can experience how bats listen with prototype ears. Students can also use a tunnel display that shows how bats use echolocation to judge the surrounding space. Maps of bat and bug location distributions are also present in the exhibit, he relationship between regional bat and insect species. Museum researchers have also collected skulls, fur and skin of bats, Srinivasan said. These are on display, and they give visitors a detailed look into the anatomy of bats. The Masters of the Night exhibit will run until Sept. 16. The museum has done the Creative B The series aims to create a wide range of cultural events that provide students with art and science during the Summer B semester at UF. Our museum has participated in this initiative since it began, Srinivasan said. Combining art and science helps the museum spread information in a more pleasing and fun way for students.UF researchers release new study on meteorites, asteroidsMuseum to show batthemed movies through July


10 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 NEW STUDENT Advertise in theEDITION 2018RUN DATE: August 15th 2018 DEADLINES:June 8th (save 10%) July 7th (save 7%) Aug 3rd (save 5%)Contact your sales rep today and let incoming students know youre ready for business in the New Student Edition!CALL TODAY 352.376.4482 Welcome Back EditionFall 2018Advertise in theRUN DATE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 FINAL DEADLINE FRIDAY, AUGUST 10Save 5% on your advertisement Contact your sales rep today and let incoming students know youre ready for business in the Welcome Back Edition!CALL TODAY CRIME ROUNDUP GPD: Man threatens basketball cop onlineGainesville Police arrested a man Saturday acCop. William Caudle, 29, was charged with written electronic harm. White posted a video on his p.m., according to the arrest report. The video showed White talking to a child, who he has known for a few years, White said. hood to raise money to help her parents pay for her cheerleading. She was also giving free drinks After White posted the video, Caudle posted, 1 of the dirtiest cops In Gainesville is in the video. White responded with, To the guy I let go with stop, according to the report. Caudle then respond with, To the crooked mouth. I know how to catch up with you outta head, according to the report. Caudle then posted twice, And crooked cops White said he did not feel safe and feared for Man charged with attempted robberyGainesville Police arrested a man accused of attemptThe victim and witness were walking from Texaco gas p.m., according to the report. While they were walking, Perry went up to them and he had something to show them. to the report. When the victim asked Perry what he was motel, according to the report. Perry allegedly pulled a handgun from his pants, pointed it at the victim and said, anything, according to the report. ran. Perry ran from the parking lot and the victim immediately called 911, according to the report. When a law marked car, they saw Perry peeking around the corner onds later, he ran into the motel, according to the report. Man arrested in connection to Alachua shooting during the investigation of a homicide he ida. cording to the report. At the scene, depusustained six gunshot wounds. into the residence waving a semi-automatic pistol and demanding everyone to leave, according to the report. shots from outside. After speaking with investigators from the Alachua Counwards was wanted for an unrelated shooting, according to the report. according to the report. Two of the victims were children, Palm Beach on Saturday for the warrant, according to the Caudle All Stories by Devoun Cetoute | @devoun_cetoute | dcetoute@alligator.orgEdwards


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Who was the last World Series winner before the Chicago Cubs in 2016 to reach the playoffs in the next season? 2. When was the last time before 2017 that the University of Miami, Fla., failed to make the NCAA postseason in baseball? 3. Name the only NFL defensive player to win the Pro Football Writers of Americas regular-season MVP Award. 4. St. Marys mens basketball team has retired the numbers of three players who went on to NBA careers. Name two of them. 5. Through the 2017-18 season, how many consecutive seasons had the Pittsburgh Penguins reached the NHL playoffs? 6. Entering 2018, who was the last NASCAR Cup driver to win four races in a row? 7. When was the last time before 2017 that the U.S. won the Fed Cup in womens tennis? Answers 1. The 2011 St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series and made the playoffs in 2012. 2. It was 1972. 3. Lawrence Taylor of the New York Giants, in 1986. 4. Tom Meschery, Matthew Dellavedova and Patty Mills. 5. Twelve straight seasons (20072018). 6. 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UF swimming and diving announced former Wisconsin head coach Jeff Poppell as the new associate head coach for the women's team on Monday. WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16 CONCLUDES TODAYzerland square off at 10 a.m. and England and Columbia duel at 2 p.m. The Follow us for updatesFor updates on UF athletics, follow us on Twitter at, JULY 3, 2018 basketball just got a whole lot better. Coveted free agents LeBron James and Paul George both made quick decisions regarding their future this weekend, choosing to join the Los Angeles Lakers and re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, respectively. And Im actually happy with each of their landing spots, especially George, which (probably) has nothing to do with the fact that I'm a Thunder fan. The news is also really good for fans who are tired of the Warriors and Cavaliers playing each other in the Finals every year. Cleveland probably wont make the playoffs anytime soon, which sets up the stage for a fresh matchup of the Eastern Conferences top teams, the Celtics and 76ers. It was nice to see the 2018 free agenin Georges return to Oklahoma City, then All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins joined the Golden State Warriors on a one year, $5.3 million deal. Cousins earned $18 million with New Orleans last season. He's still recovering from a torn achilles he suffered on the closing seconds of a Jan. 26 win over Houston. His impact will be felt more so the season after next, when the Warriors will surely be unable to afford a healthy Cousins, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green at the same time. It appears Cousins is insurance in case one of the Warriors core, presumably Thompson or Green, bolts for a larger role on another team. Many thought that George, who has been open about his long time dreams of playing for his hometown Lakers, would follow that storybook path to southern California with James to create the newest super team. What actually happened is something even better. Instead of adding just Los Angeles to the list of legitimate threats to compete for the 2019 NBA Finals, we can I'm starting to like the newlook NBAHuang Story Short Andrew HuangTwitter: @AndrewJHuangSEE COLUMN, PAGE 16 BASEBALLBy Chris OBrien Sports WriterDespite ending with a 5-2 loss to Arkansas at the College World Series on June 22, the Florida Gators 2018 season shouldnt be overshadowed by the teams failure to repeat as national champions. cord, winning all but one of its inconference series en route to an SEC regular-season title. Florida also produced four All-American selections in junior third baseman Jonathan India, junior starting pitcher Brady Singer, junior relief pitcher Michael Byrne and Schwarz. The Gators opened the season against Siena with a 7-1 win. Singers season debut was notable as he torched the Saints to the tune of seven innings, two hits, no earned runs and eight strikeouts. India also introduced himself to the national spotlight, jacking the win. With shortstop Deacon Liput sidelined due to an undisclosed suspension, freshman Brady McConnell got the nod at short and to ice the game at 7-1. UF went on to win six more on Feb. 25. Florida went on another winning streak after the defeat, this into UCF. In a two-game series against the Knights beginning on March 6, Florida lost back-to-back games all season. After the second game against more wins. During this stretch, India started one of the most memorable hitting streaks in program history. The third baseman recorded a shy of the school record. During the streak, he hit eight home runs, recorded 21 RBIs, had 16 multi-hit games and carded an absurd batting average of .513. The Gators lost a game to South Carolina to end its aforeThree games later, it lost again to Arkansas before rattling off ninestraight wins, the largest stretch of the campaign. The streak featured victories over Arkansas, Florida State, Tennessee, FGCU and Vanderbilt. Only once during the nine contests did Florida score fewer than liever Robert Broom shut out the striking out 12 and only allowing four hits. The team bounced back the following contest with a win 2018 MLB Draft, pitcher Casey Mize, and the Auburn Tigers. Singer commanded seven innings with only four hits and one run to go along with eight strikeouts. India recorded his only on to win 3-1, a foreshadowing of the Gainesville Super Regional later in the season. Gators experienced individual success in 2018Alligator File Photo percentage (.497), slugging percentage (.717) and home runs. India was selected as the conference's Player of the Year. SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 16


TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15 Eyes Up. Phone Off. DONT TEXT & DRIVE. Rocks, Crystals & Gifts19765 NW US HWY 441 High Springs, FL 32643 386-454-8657 WORLD CUPTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW (AP) Russias surprise victory over Spain in the World Cup turned Moscow into one giant street party and the Kremlin was eager to join in on the celebration. The national team is doing unexpectedly welcoming host. good news. Even protests against a government plan to raise the retirement age were drowned out by the cheers. lungs. II. the tournament, it was Russias highest-proOlympics were tarnished by medals being As the whole country, Putin watched the He cheered, as all Russians did, with his whole heart. With the economy hit by sanctions and Russia-West relations at post-Cold War lows, Russias negative rating is high... but here you have an obviously positive event that is quite hard to contest, said Alexander Baunov, an analyst with the Carnegie Mostry whether its the Kremlin or not. Independent political analyst Masha LipPutin didnt win. It was the national team that won, Lipman said, adding that spectaers and the head coach and not Putin. On social media, some liberally-minded Russians launched into a heated debate on tional team. ny, who just completed yet another stint in Meanwhile, a U.S. congressional delegation was in St. Petersburg meeting the local Moscow. Richard Shelby, a Republican senasaid he and his colleagues were hoping to see Putin during the visit, the Russian state news nor the U.S. Embassy would comment. The congressional visit and Putins sumCup, but they helped boost the overall sense European nations, which had boycotted the opening ceremony, may end up coming to will not magically solve all Russias problems on the world stage. sions such as on sanctions .... this will not man said. When the World Cup is over, Russians, Putins approval rating has slipped in recent cantly raise the retirement age a decision announced on the day when the Russias national team trounced Saudi Arabia 5-0 on the World Cups opening day. bodys mind and dominating public discussion, according to Lipman. Lipman said. Associated Press reporter James Ellingworth contributed to this story.The Associated PressFans celebrated in Red Square after Russia defeated Spain in penalty kicks on Sunday. Russia moves on to the World Cup


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Its unclear at this point who will join LeBron in Los Angeles since George, the previous frontrunner for that No. 2 spot next to James, has now committed to a four-year, $137 million deal with the Thunder. It is clear that the Lakers are more than capable of signing and an A-list of free agents in 2019, including the Spurs Kawhi Leonard as well as Golden State guard Klay Thompson and Minnesota big man KarlAnthony Towns. Like George, James new deal is for four years, meaning the Lakers can afford to build their roster over the next couple of years. The Thunder looked like the best team in basketball for stretches last season, and with George back, they have a chance to perfect that formula. The NBAs parity problem The future is as bright as it is competitive. Most importantly, my favorite team has a chance to be absolutely great. Andrew Huang is a sports writer. Follow him on Twitter @AndrewJHuang and contact him at, from pg. 14 series of the season at Mississippi State, the Gators limped into the Gainesville Regional, where they got a much-needed boost from Singer, who returned from injury. They opened the postseason with a 13-5 win over Columbia before eking out a win over Jacksoncould handle, but the combination ton proved too much for the losing team. In the fourth inning, the duo launched back-to-back home runs to get the offense going. Catcher Jonah Girand also registered a solid Regional campaign and launched a solo shot in the top of the seventh. The run was much win to advance to the Super Regional. After dropping one against the die, winner-take-all contest. The freshman pitching duo of Jack Leftwich and Tommy Mace carried the Gators to a 5-2 win and a Super Regional berth. Gainesville Super Regional, setting up an epic rematch between Singer and Mize. Again, Singer came out on top, only giving up two runs in 6.2 innings of work. Mize couldnt frames and allowing six runs. The Gators wasted a great outing from starter Jackson Kowar in Game 2 to force an elimination Game 3. Again, the freshman combo of Leftwich and Mace carried the team to victory. It went all the way down to the ninth frame though, as left a home run that barely made its way over the right-center fence for a walk-off home run, sending them to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, with a 3-2 victory. Right when I hit it, I knew it had a chance, Langworthy said. the CWS. The Red Raiders got hot against Singer, and a slew of misTTU to a 6-3 win. Every game from then on was an elimination game for the Gators. snuck out a 6-1 win on the back of Kowar. He gave up no runs in 6.2 innings of work along with a career-high 13 strikeouts. and this time it didn't waste its opportunity. In a 9-6 win that wasnt as close as the score indicated, Leftwich went 6.1 frames and allowed two runs on seven hits. In the last game before the ColSEC opponent Arkansas. Singer, pitching on short rest, couldnt put the team on his back one last time, giving up four runs a 5-2 loss, ending its season. Arkansas starter Isaiah Campbell quieted the Gator bats, going 5.1 innings and allowing two runs on two hits with eight strikeouts. team with the potential to win the title, but that shouldnt be what it's remembered for. Instead, this team should be remembered for Indias hitting streak. Or Singers 12-3 season. Or the nine-game winning streak. Or never going below No. 2 in the national rankings. Or, most importantly, several of its members getting drafted to different MLB teams. India, Singer and Kowar went in Gators in later rounds. OSullivan is building a dynasty in Gainesville, as his team has now made the College World Series in three-straight seasons. Although it has a great incoming recruiting class and lots of young talent to bolster next years squad. @THEChrisOB BASEBALL, from pg. 14Florida played in its third-straight CWS STATISTICAL LEADERS FOR UF IN 2018PLAYERJONATHAN INDIA JONATHAN INDIA JONATHAN INDIA JONATHAN INDIA WIL DALTON BRADY SINGER BRADY SINGER BRADY SINGER JACKSON KOWAR MICHAEL BYRNECATEGORYBATTING AVERAGE SLUGGING PERCENTAGE ON-BASE PERCENTAGE HOME RUNS RUNS BATTED IN WINS EARNED RUN AVERAGE (AMONG STARTERS) WALKS AND HITS PER INNING PITCHED STRIKEOUTS SAVESPOSITION/CLASSTHIRD BASE / JUNIOR THIRD BASE / JUNIOR THIRD BASE / JUNIOR THIRD BASE / JUNIOR RIGHT FIELDER / SOPHOMORE STARTING PITCHER / JUNIOR STARTING PITCHER / JUNIOR STARTING PITCHER / JUNIOR STARTING PITCHER / JUNIOR RELIEF PITCHER / JUNIORSTATISTIC.350 .717 .497 21 60 12 2.55 .94 115 16SEC RANKINGT-4 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 3 1