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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator Football players run afoul of UPDA new report cites six UF football players who are accused of being involved in an on-campus pg. 14Voter registration numbers surgeAn inside look at the trends of new voter registration in Alachua pg. 5Arrests made in connection to car burglaries pg. 5THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 VOLUME 112 ISSUE 105 UF ALUMNUS ONE OF SEVERAL PLAINTIFFS. By Angela DiMicheleAlligator Staff Writer Back in 2014, Gainesville City Attorney Nicolle Shalley wanted to know if the Reitz Union was considered a governmentowned community center or a convention center for the purposes of early voting. Gov. Rick Scotts administration prohibited early voting at public buildings on college and university campuses. According to a 2014 opinion, the terms convention center and government-owned community center could not be used to include the Reitz Union or any other college or university-related facilities. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker ruled Tuesday that the Florida Department of States 2014 opinion barring early voting on college and university campuses violates the First, 14th and 26th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution. Five UF students, a Florida State University student and the League of Women against Secretary of State Ken Detzner for wanting to prohibit early voting. Until the lawsuit is ruled on, Judge Walkers decision is a preliminary attempt to allow early voting on college campuses that the 2014 opinion did not allow. Patricia Brigham, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, was quoted in a statement saying The court ruling demonstrates that making it easier for our students to vote truly matters. This is the right decision, at the right time, for our democratic process. With this deciearly voting accessible to all is part of a true democracy. Megan Newsome, a recent UF graduate and one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Detzner, said Walkers ruling al-Courtesy of Megan Newsome By Charlie DaffronAlligator Staff WriterFor Madison Skipper, getting hit with a tuition late fee is the difference between cooking at home and going to the food pantry. Im working as a waitress and selling blood plasma to make sure I have enough money to pay rent. I cant afford the $100 late fee on top of that, said the 19-year-old biology major. Skipper is one of the UF Summer B students who have been affected by the delay of payments from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. Bright Futures is supposed to cover full tuition for students who are eligible but payments have been set back to tonight, right before the Friday tuition deadline, UF spokesman Steve Orlando said. To be eligible for Bright Futures to cover full tuition, students must take at least six Bright Futures payments to be released today SEE FUTURES, PAGE 4 SEE VOTING, PAGE 4 WATKINS CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF BATTERY. By Jessica CurbeloAlligator Staff WriterJustin Watkins, an incoming freshman and 2018 four-star recruit of the UF football team, has been suspended from all activities after being arrested by University Police on Tuesday for domestic battery and false imprisonment. Watkins and his girlfriend were in his dorm in the Keys Residential Complex when the incident happened Friday. According to the arrest report, Watkins, 19, was holding the victim down on a bed as he was hitting her shoulders and both sides of her head with an opened and Watkins then got on top of her, pinning her to the bed again. He allegedly wrapped both of his hands around the victims throat, blocking her airway and making He reportedly choked her for choked her twice more for about eight seconds each time. Watkins knew she had asthma, the victim said. They had been in a relationship since December 2017. Watkins then stood in front of the doorway to his room, blocking the exit. According to the arrest report, the victim said she wanted to leave and told Watkins to get out of the way. When she tried to leave, Watkins reportedly grabbed her hair and belt, yanking her back into the room. In self-defense, the victim sprayed him with mace. Watkins then chased her out the door and down the stairs, ac-UF fooball recruit arrestedSEE WATKINS, PAGE 4Watkins Scholarship deadline is Friday


Todays WeatherVOLUME 112 ISSUE 105 Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Alligator The Alligator The Independent Florida Alligator The Alligator The Alligator The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 alligators NOON PM 90 2 ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 GATORFeed Meme of the Week Tweets of the Week Florida's voting rights battle goes to federal appeals court In a legal showdown over voting rights in the political battleground state of Florida, a group of federal judges asked probing questions Wednesday about how voting rights are restored for some former prisoners but not others. At issue is whether Florida's process of restoring voting rights to felons is unconstitutional. State officials defend their system, but critics call it arbitrary and unfair. "Is voting an expression protected by the First Amendment?" Judge Darren Gayles asked during Wednesday's oral arguments in the case. Gayles was among a threejudge panel hearing the arguments at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta.WHAT'S HAPPENINGVOLUME 112 ISSUE 105NEWSROOM 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 Ruben RieraCLASSIFIED 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 CORRECTION: The Alligator ran a story Tuesday with the headline Southwest Rec, Student Rec & Fitness Center cut hours. While Southwest Recreation Center did reduce its hours from 1 a.m. to midnight, the Student Recreation and Fitness Center made no such reductions. The correction has been reflected in our online story.


THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 Students catch air in UF RecSports wallyball tournament Photo Story By Davio RodriguezAlligator StaffCENTER: The winners of the UF RecSports Wallyball Flash Tournament (left to right): Mehrdad Hashemi, Katie Lindstrom, Luke Lee and Kelsey Bridges. LEFT: Mehrdad Hashemi (left) launches the ball over the net during the Wallyball Flash Tournament in the UF RecSports Center on Tuesday. RIGHT: Jacob Norton (right) from Team Here For The Party spikes the ball into the opponents side during the Wallyball Flash Tournament in the UF RecSports Center.


4 ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018 cording to the report. He allegedly threw a hard wooden brush and a container of hair grease at her hands, which caused bleeding and swelling. Three days after the incident, UPD took photographs of the injuries. The victims injuries were consistent with her statement. According to an article from 247Sports, UF coach Dan Mullen said through a UF spokesperson Tuesday, Justin Watkins has been suspended immediately from all activities. This is the second time in three months where Watkins has faced criminal charges. In May, he was arrested for trespassing in the parking lot of Vanguard High School in his hometown of Ocala, Florida. Watkins allegedly kicked the victims car, attempted to during the incident. Watkins was charged with false imprisonment and three counts of battery for this incident. He posted a $40,000 bond and was released at 2:51 p.m. Wednesday. @jesscurbelo jcurbelo@alligator.orgWATKINS, from pg. 1Watkins released on $40,000 bailcredit hours and have the highest level of the scholarship, the Florida Academic Scholar level. If students havent paid tuition by Friday, the university will charge them a $100 late fee. the payments were going to be delayed. If Bright Futures does not pay her tuition, she will have to pay for it and the late fee out of pocket. To save money for that possibility and rent, she had to pick up extra work on top of her full class schedule. She has been proactive about contacting Student Financial Affairs and the University Bursar since she found out about the delay, but no one has been able to tell her when she can expect to get her scholarship money. time, they dont pick up. Even when they do, no one seems to have a clear answer for me. couldnt be reached for comment after multiple attempts.FUTURES, from pg. 1Most of the time, they dont pick up. lows the university to put early voting locations on college campuses but does not ensure the poll sites will be there or require them to be there. Newsome said the general election is only 100 days away, so the next steps after Walkers temporary ruling are to make these early voting sites a reality. Our part in this is making sure that if we can get that location on campus, making sure students know its there, making sure they use it, making sure they know how important this general election is and whats going to be on their ballot, so thats another big thing we have to take into account, she said. During the 2016 presidential election, 108 UF students used shuttles from campus as transportation to voting polls, Newsome said. She said many students told her they would not have voted if it werent for the shuttles. Statistics showed the UFs voter turnout rate was 64 percent when the national average for college students was 50 percent, and 38 percent of UF students voted early, she said. We really want to make sure that accessibility is not an issue this year, she said. Thats what it all comes down to right now. Newsome said she began working with the Andrew Goodman Foundations Vote Everywhere program at UF in 2015. She registered voters, encouraged students to vote and provided students with shuttle services to voting poll sites. If early voting locations arent available on campus, Newsome said the Andrew Goodman Foundation Ambassadors will still make sure students realize the importance of the election. They will tell students where early voting locations are, how to get to them and will also shuttle or bus students to those locations. Kevin Baron, adviser for UF Andrew Goodman Foundation Ambassadors, said several other locations at UF, like or the OConnell Center could easily be used as early voting locations. When youre talking about any government building or stadium, convention center, things like this, I mean universities and college campuses have access for the public, Baron said. They have the space, they have the capabilities to be sites not just for students, but also for the larger public around it. @angdimi adimichele@alligator.orgVOTING, from pg. 1No assurance sites will be ready


THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5By Michael KnauffAlligator Contributing WriterHemp became legal to grow in the state of Florida last year, and UF researchers are now set to launch a pilot program to help the state develop the industry. The university will be holding the UF Industrial Hemp Pilot Project Partners Workshop in Quincy, Citra and Homestead in early August, said Robert Gilbert, professor and chairman of the agronomy department at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. The one in Quincy will be held Aug. 9, Citra one Aug. 13. Gilbert said IFAS was able to secure a $1.3 million sponsorship for the project because the project is not being funded by the state legislature. He would not specify where the sponsorship came from. The program will last for two years to determine if Florida can sustain a market for industrial hemp. Hemp became legal to grow in Florida in July 2017, Gilbert said. The plant, which looks exactly like cannabis, has not been allowed to be grown in the state since before World War II. Gilbert said that even after hemp was legalized, the program faced multiple challenges to start the project. Regulations had to be set by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and it needed to have approval from the U.S. Board of Trustees. They also had to get a schedule one permit from the Drug Enforcement Administration. Jerry Fankhauser Jr., assistant director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station at UF/IFAS, is in charge of getting the necessary permits. He said despite the federal government legalizing industrial hemp production with the 2014 Farm Bill, each state had to approve growing hemp individually. For it to be grown legally, hemp must contain less than 0.3 percent of the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. If, during the growing process, THC levels rise above the legal limit, the crop must be burned, Gilbert said. Fankhauser said it would not be possible to get a high from industrial hemp. He used dog species as a metaphor when comparing industrial hemp and medical marijuana. Ones a chihuahua, and ones a saint Bernard, Fankhauser said. Theyre the same species but different dogs. There is also a human security risk involved with growing a crop that looks just like cannabis. People may mistake the crop for cannabis, and it could be stolen or damaged. Gilbert said there will need to be public education regarding hemp for people to not get the wrong impression about what is being grown. Fankhauser, who also worked at Purdue University in 2015, also oversees hemp seed delivery. He said IFAS will be testing more than 30 varieties, including strains from Canada, China, Italy, Australia and some U.S. states. Different seeds will grow hemp suited for One of Gilberts goals is to have two hemp harvests in Homestead due to its warm yearround climate. It could also be grown in Gainesville. In the U.S., more than 30 states have already started growing industrial hemp, making Florida late to start. States such as Kentucky and Colorado have had large success in growing industrial hemp, Gilbert said. UF and Florida A&M University are the only schools in the state to have received permission to run pilot programs. Registration is required to attend the workshop, and a decent amount of people have registered so far, Gilbert said. There is still plenty of room at each location for potential growers or industry partners because the cap at each is about 200 people, Gilbert said. The workshops will cost $10 to attend. Along with educating potential growers about hemp, Gilbert said it will also serve as an opportunity for farmers to express feedback and concerns they have about the infant industry. There will be discussion about the different varieties of hemp and ways to make sure the new crop does not become an invasive species because the plant is not native to the state. Were very excited to be able to get on Florida, Gilbert said.UF researchers to start two-year program to study hemp CRIME ROUNDUP A man was arrested Tuesday by Gainesville Police after telling his passenger to hide 230 grams of cocaine in her underwear. Alvin Hopkins, 40, was charged with On Tuesday at around 2:19 p.m., on Hopkins for following too closely on State Road 93, according to the arrest report. Hopkins denied a search of his car. car with a K-9, according to the report. of narcotics coming from inside the car. After searching the car, it was found through the suspects in-car camera that the passenger had some type of illegal substance in her underwear, according to the report. The passenger and Hopkins were heard on the in-car video surveillance talking about the substance and Hopkins saying, Cuff that s---. When confronted about having something illegal in her underwear, the passenger voluntarily removed 230 grams of hard, powdered cocaine, according to the report. After being read his Miranda rights, Hopkins admitted to owning the cocaine and said he had purchased it in Reddick, Florida, for $6,500, according to the report. Hopkins also said it should be about eight ounces of cocaine. Hopkins is currently on felony probation until Dec. 14, 2022. Hopkins was released from Alachua County Jail on Wednesday on bail. His original bail was $30,000.Man accused of hiding 8 ounces of cocaineFour 14-year-olds were arrested after their alleged car burglary spree in northeast Gainesville, Gainesville Police said in a Facebook post. Around 3:40 a.m., a witness called police to report a group of people breaking into cars in the area of Chelsea Apartments at 2510 NE Ninth St., according to a media remultiple unlocked cars had been broken into after they responded to the scene. the parking lot of Pointe 23 Apartments, located at 740 NE 23rd Ave., according to the release. After the subject began tracking them down. subject attempting to cross Main Street. Kevin Robinson, 14, had a loaded Glock handgun when he was caught by K-9 Ace, according to the release. The handgun was stolen earlier in the week from an unlocked car in northeast Gainesville, according to GPD spokesperSamya West, 14, and David Bell, 14, were also caught A short time later, an ofrenzo Johnson, 14, hiding under a car at Select Motor Car, located at 2715 N. Main St. Robinson was charged with armed burglary to a vehicle and carrying a concealed gun. West, Bell and Johnson were all charged with burglary to a conveyance. At least 10 cars were burglarized in multiple complexes across northeast Gainesville. The teens are suspected of breaking into eight of the 10 cars based on evidence investigators have found, according to the GPD Facebook post. All suspects were transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center. Additional charges are expected, according to the GPD Facebook post. Tobias was quoted in the GPD Facebook post saying,This situation could have easily resulted in an this isnt a shocking enough reminder to lock your car and sure what will be.Four teens arrested in connection with burglaries Voter registration increases ahead of primary electionBy Jacob KovachAlligator Staff WriterThe Alachua County Supervisor of Elections is receiving an increase in voter registrations as the Monday deadline to register to vote in the 2018 primary election approaches. Director of Outreach for the Supervisor of Elections T.J. Pyche said the increase is a normal occurrence as deadlines like Mondays approach. gram to educate high school seniors and UF and Santa Fe College students about registranearly 100 outreach events in 2018. He said on-campus UF activities included summer in coordination with the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, Chomp the Vote, the Inter-Residence Hall Association and UF Housing & Residence Education. I think students will have a more full experience while theyre here at UF if they engage in the things going on around them, Pyche said. Voting is kind of the core piece, a community. Communications Director for the Bob Graham Center Shelby Taylor said the centers approximately 50 student fellows worked with dents at six locations across campus July 19. Each time a new voter comes to our table and we can take their application, Taylor said, thats a momentous occasion for us. Taylor said UF has outperformed most public research institutions regarding voter registration and participation, citing a study conducted by the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education at Tufts University. In the study, 64.2 percent of eligible UF students exercised the ability compared to a national average of 51.9 percent. There is a new wave of young people ready to take charge and to make an impact in our state, nation and the Gainesville community, Taylor said. She said increasing youth engagement may stem from several instances of young people being impacted directly by policy. She cited Parkland and the youth activism and engagegroup of middle school students mandated to take a civics course by the Justice Sandra Day OConnor Civics Education Act now entering college has an effect. According to data provided by the elecers aged 18 to 25 in Alachua County jumped by about 600 individuals from 2014 to 2016. Preliminary data showed the same age demographic jumped by about 3,000 individuals from 2016 to 2018. The same data report by the elections ofnumber of Democrat and Republican voters increased by about 6,000 and 3,000 respectively. Between 2016 and the preliminary 2018 data, Democrat and Republican registrations increased respectively by about 3,000 and 1,500 individuals. by about 1,300 individuals between 2014 and 2016 but increased by about 7,000 between 2016 and 2018. Hopkins Stories by Devoun Cetoute | Alligator Staff Writer | @devoun_cetoute |


Editorial Column: How we lost our 24/7 Library West Its a recurring nightmare. Part III: Clear eyes, empty chairs, students loseI Zachariah Chou is a UF political science junior and Murphree Area senator. His column focuses on Student Government.THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 DARTS AND LAURELSV laurels U.S. District Judge Mark Walker Megan Newsome. agree with. darts Congressmen Jordan and Meadows laurel to Maitlis Morgan McMullen EDITOR Bailey LeFever MANAGING EDITOR Sarah Stanley UNIVERSITY EDITOR Baylie Cainas METRO EDITORZachariah 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.


THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 NEW STUDENT Advertise in theEDITION 2018RUN DATE: August 15th 2018 DEADLINES: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 The drone of rain on the car roof is almost deafening. It comes through to the inside like loud TV static. If you peer out the window at the mute downtown scene, between the droplets, you can see that white water pours off storefront awnings like an avalanche. On the a shallow doorway, a faceless defense against the damp. The problem of homelessness is never so striking as it is in a rainstorm. An increased supply of short-term shelter is a more immediate solution to this problem which statistics fail to capture. In Miami, the opulent glass buildings standing in the city center betray the saddening scene playing out, once again, at their feet. Beneath the skirt of the skyscrapers there are multitudes whose only shelter from the rain is a thin canvas awning and a cardboard bed. The common rainstorm which might cause you to jog from your car to your front door is another thing entirely to those who are, as I write this, hunkered under a highway. To commuters, the rain is only Morse code as they drive under the overpass the irregular gaps in I-95 tapping out a dreary message on the metal roof but to a homeless person without shelter, the rain is a direct threat. It soaks their belongturns manholes into geysers that boil with The last time a count was taken, 3,526 people were homeless in Miami-Dade men. Thirty-eight percent of the unsheltered indicated they had a disability, whether mental, physical or from substance abuse. Forty-four percent did not have a source of income. All of them say their greatest need is shelter and housing. The last homeless census count tells me that more than 1,000 people will not have shelter from rain tonight in my city. The number is so large that I struggle to wrap my head around it so large that I cant get an emotional grip on it. How can one expect to feel grief for that many all at once? It is spread too thin among them, and the whole affair becomes more of an exercise in math than in empathy. This is why, as you look out your car window in a rainstorm, I will ask you not to think about the thousands of unsheltered people trying to stay dry with little between them and the elements except the clothes on their back. Think only of the one in front of you. Imagine being that individual, disabled or cognitively disoriented and having nothing but a park bench between you and the earth at night. Hopefully that one-person focus can help you understand why emergency, short-term shelter is so necessary for homeless people. I pray it gives you perspective on being unsheltered on sunny and rainy days alike. I hope, most of all, that you donate to a local homeless shelter that provides emergency housing today. The life of at least one neighbor depends on it. Stephan Chamberlin is a UF political science junior. His column comes out Tuesday and Thursday.Rain is far more than a hardship for the homeless it's a life-wreckerColumn Stephan Last week, a 5-year-old watched his father die in a gas station parking lot. The shooter, Michael Drejka, will likely face no charges because of Floridas incredibly lax stand your ground law. The victim, Markeis McGlockton pushed Drejka to the arguing with his girlfriend. Little did McGlockton know that making the mistake of pushing too hard as defense of his family would lead to his death. Drejka shot from in a security video was not lunging at push. is how different this situation would have transpired in the absence of a gun. Perhaps further physical altercation would have occurred, ending with someone breaking it up or the police being called. McGlocktons death is a complete tragedy. But what is most alarming is that Drejka probably wont suffer consequences. Floridas "stand your ground" law has created the perfect environment for trigger-happy racists to attack if they are provoked in any minor way. A fellow customer reported he had been threatened by Drejka, telling him he would shoot him and using racial slurs. This shooting mirrors that of Trayvon Martin, who was killed in a nonsense self-defense scenario. Florida recently made it even easier to get away with shooting someone in vague self-defense, now requiring the state to disprove the defendants entitlement to immunity rather than requiring the defendant to prove that they were in danger. The difference between regular self-defense and standing your ground is self-defense requires you to retreat or look to retreat from the situation. Standing your ground means you dont have to retreat and you can go with this logic is that if someone feels empowered enough to kill someone else, they arent truly in a victim position. I dont feel that Drejka, or anyone who gets off on the stand your ground defense was deliberately using their right. I think they just act impulsively and are lucky to live in a state that has structured the system in their favor. Why are we encouraging people to later? This law has blurred the line for anything that someone does that you dont reason for killing someone. Until Drejka is arrested, charged and convicted of murder, there is no justice. As long as we have a stand your ground law, senseless killings will continue to happen. For McGlocktons young son, nothing will bring his father back. Layla Soboh is a UF advertising junior. Her column comes out Tuesday and Thursday.'Stand your ground' is a bad pretense to murder somebody elseColumn Layla Sobohopinions@alligator.orgWhy are we encouraging people threat level later?Layla Soboh Alligator Columnist


THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 Keep up with the Avenue on Twitter. Tweet us @TheAlligator. 88risings album review!Check out our take on Head in the Clouds on page 9!Interactive art exhibit opening: The Umvelt exhibit delves into the impact of sound on relationships at downtowns Black C Art Gallery. Check out more on page 9!By Lindsey BrenemenAvenue WriterLets taco-bout the new weekly event at High Dive. Costumes are encouraged. Speciality cocktails will be served. Cult movies and craft tacos: the best new way to spend a Wednesday night. Pat Lavery loves cult movies. The High Dive owner said they are the movies he and his staff grew up on. When actor Kevin Smith came to his venue back in May, it was surreal. lo, how you doing? Im very happy to be here. You know, like we were best friends, Lavery said. Its not very often you get to see people that are on TV or movies and not type of situation, but in a real work setting. Around the same time, he said he realized he had quite a few open Wednesday nights at the end of the summer. Typically, he would have shown Clerks, his favorGainesville excited about the actor, but the schedule at High Dive was jam-packed at the beginning of summer. Instead Lavery said he decided to pay homage to Smith by carving out those open Wednesday nights for the movies of his childhood. The Big Lebowski played. The audience was encouraged to come dressed as characters like The Dude, Walter and Donny. The best-dressed person was awarded a pair of tickets that can be redeemed at any High Dive show. Lavery said a lot of work went into these Wednesday specials. He wanted to do something unique rather than showing the He and his staff were really particular when picking all the right ingredients to make it a quality night because he knows people can watch a movie 10 different ways at home. He wants to get people to come out and have a good time and experience something different other than sitting on their couch. So, he called up Luis Agosto. Agosto is the sole proprietor of Soul Spice, a new, small catering company in Gainesville dedicated to what he describes as a little movement. Good food shouldnt be expensive, and simple and fresh, Agosto said. The 28-year-old business owner dropped out of school a couple of years ago. Agosto said he kept changing his major because he couldnt decide what he wanted to do. When he realized he was taking classes just to take classes, he decided college wasnt for him. Around the same time, his friend asked him to make the food for an event he came up with: House of Tacos. Agosto accepted because hes always loved cooking. After Hes been growing little by little since then. Agosto said last November he decided to take a leap of faith, get his license and do it for real. Agosto has a backyard garden. He always grows rosemary, sage and thyme. Habanero plants bloom alongside the herbs for hot sauces he makes himself, as does culantro, the heartier Caribbean version of cilantro, which he uses to season his rice. Tacos were the best way to introduce people to his cooking because theyre easy to sell to people. According to Agosto, tacos are inconspicuous most people think of a classic Mexican dish, but the chef contends that you can put anything on a taco as long as you make it with care. Agostos personal favorite recipe is his pernil pork taco. He seasons a pork shoulder with herbs picked fresh from his backyard, garlic and onions. He roasts that for six to seven hours. Then, he completes his masterpiece with fresh chimichurri and sriracha sauces. Agosto is always cognizant of customers who cannot partake in his prized pork. He said he always carries vegan options, which usually involve curries he creates. Right now, he has a Japanese jell curry. He also serves rice bowls and burritos. Agosto said hes planning to branch out into the sandwich industry soon. Hes also saving up for a food truck. ployed Soul Spice. Agosto said the High Dive owner has been good to him. Lavery has been putting on shows in Gainesville for more than 15 years under his company Glory Days Presents. He was working at High Dive before it was his venue. He made the place so great that it was crowned one of the Greatest American Music Venues by Consequence of Sound, a popular music blog. Lavery is the kind of guy who looks out for his own. He talks about High Dive with a hint of a paternal tone. He never says I when he talks about all his hard work. Instead, he constantly credits the small core group of people he relies on. When asked why he always uses we, he chuckled as he explained that the staff was a lot like a family, so much so that they spend more time with each other than their actual families. We work nonstop on this place, and our goal is to provide a really professional and quality experience for people that they might only otherwise see in like a bigger town, Lavery said.Cult classics and craft tacos NIGHTLIFE Lindsey BrenemenThe classic White Russian sits ready for The Big Lebowski showing at High Dive on Wednesday. By Tranelle ManerAvenue Writer of opportunity for garden growers and lovers alike at the second anSummit from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The summit, located at the held to provide a space for farmers, gardeners, educators, students, advocates and exhibitors to engage in a discussion on organic agriculture. Throughout the weekend, attendees will have the opportunity to experience workshops, farm tours and a presentation from the keynote speaker. The organizations website describes the event as, an opportunity for beginning and seasoned organic farmers and producers to learn and share with others growing in tropical and sub-tropical conditions and seasons. with the mission to be involved in the governmental regulation of the community and government to ensure a secure organic environment. tive in policy, including continuing development of food safety standards as well as developing and implementing farm bill programs. Summit attendees can go to workshops including PSA food for growers, recordkeeping and connecting food, justice and organic as well as local food tours. Workshop events and speakers will continue throughout Saturday including a keynote address by Benny and Ben McLean of UnJust Beginning. Interested individuals can still register to attend the summit and Food and Farming Summit LIFESTYLE


THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 9 By Gregory FlorezAvenue WriterIn Chinese, 88 means double happiness. This album makes you feel anything but. Head in the Clouds, the media companys debut collaborative album, is a tragic patchwork of ambitious summer melodies and uninventive pop-rap tracks. The album showcases 88risings lesser-known talents while also highlighting established acts such as the Higher Brothers, Rich Brian and Joji. The project creates a melancholic summer aesthetic without making a grand statement. Its a trivial, passably enjoyable record. Overall, 88rising delivers an innocuous sound with few memorable moments. Head in the Clouds does not seem to yet understand what it wants to be. The record compresses a range of different songs and sounds into its 56-minute runtime. That variety often leads to some unfortunate tonal clashes. NIKI is the latest artist to have signed on with 88rising. The Indonesian R&B singer is the only female artist on the label. Her status could not be made any more clear than by examining the difference between Rich Brian and AUGUST 08s Disrespectin and NIKIs Warpaint. NIKIs track follows the formers on the record. It relays strength, int is a euphoric pop-anthem that is demanding of your attention. Contrast this to Disrespectin, an uninventive trap song, proliferated with lyrics such as Never hit a b---, I just took your b---- and Better hide your b----. Tonal clashes such as these are persistent throughout the album. Such is an unfortunate consequence of the media companys ambitious goals for Head in the Clouds. In attempting to condense their various sounds and styles into one holistic record, 88rising relinquishes thematic consistency. Without this, the featured tracks on Head in the Clouds leave no lasting impression. Similarly, standouts on the record suffer through mere association. Consider the production on Lover Boy 88, which features Phum Viphurit and Higher Brothers. Like NIKI, Phum Viphurit is a surprising standout in an otherwise unremarkable album. Lover Boy 88 transports you to an alternate universe where everyone lives in permanent summer and theres no judgement for having a mimosa before noon. Other tracks, like Peach Jam and Midsummer Madness, belong on a far more interesting record. These songs harmoniously work against each other to fully illustrate the tragic emotions of a millennial summer. Both tracks were released as singles before the album. Although lyrically unimpressive, these tracks could have been the highlights of Head in the Clouds. If not for the drastic difference in quality between these great songs and the others, Head in the Clouds might have been a fantastic celebration of Asian talent. Unfortunately, the album is a passable but unimaginative disappointment as niche. 88risings Head in the Clouds is ambitious yet uninventive fun MUSIC Instagram/88rising By Emma WitmerAvenue EditorUmwelt is a German word that translates roughly to environment, and it is the namesake of downtown Gainesvilles newest interactive art exhibit. Artist Nichole Hamilton seeks to create an environment where visitors can actively experience sound in an intentional way. I did some research and entered this world of sound and wondered how to make it the performance instead of being the supporting actor, it would be the star of the show. Hamilton is consumed with sound from the minute to the grand. She was involved with a performance art piece several years ago where each actor did monkey chants as a homage to a Bolognese ritualistic theater. This experience left her more highly attuned to the impact of sound. This experience with sound, Hamilton said, which is a sense I think we ignore more often on a conscious level, is the one that stuck. Hamilton and accompanying artists are working to create an interactive exhibit that highlights the impact of sound at the Black C Art Gallery. The exhibit will run Friday night from 7 to 10 as part of Julys Artwalk Gainesville. However, the exhibit will extend to Saturday and Sunday nights from 7 to 8. When visiting the Umwelt exhibit, Hamilton and her acousteticians (a mashup of the words acoustics and estheticians meaning, the beauty of sound) will provide light guidance for viewers through spoken word, performance and encouragement. Umwelt combines homemade instruments, visual art, performance art and sculpture with prerecorded sound bites and natural audio. This organic contrast allows visitors to glide from room to room to see how different sounds impact their perception and state of mind surrounding the relationship with self and others.Tune in to Umwelt ART Ani Collier


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Caeleb Dressel was upset in the 100-meter freestyle at the USA Swimming National Championships Wednesday night. UF BASKETBALL TO FACE OKLAHOMA IN 2018-19The Florida Gators will take on the Oklahoma Sooners in the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas at noon on Nov. 21. The last time the two faced off, the Gators routed the Sooners 84-52 in Norman, Oklahoma, on Jan. 28, 2017. Follow us for updatesFor updates on UF athletics, follow us on Twitter at @alligatorSports or online at, JULY 26, 2018 Staff ReportToday, we focus on individual effort. The 2017-18 athletics season saw some of the greatest solo performances in school history. Senior swimmer Caeleb Dressel and softball pitcher Kelly Barnhill etched their names into the Florida record books, while athletes from all over UF pitched in outstanding efforts of their own. Sports writers Brendan Farrell, Andrew Huang, Mark Stine, Chris OBrien and Evan Lepak chose their picks for this weeks alligatorSports Award: Best Individual Performance. Brendan: Picking Caeleb Dressel for this award is like picking the Raiders in Tecmo Bowl. You feel bad because Dressel, like Bo Jackson in that video game, is the easy pick and you pretty much win because of him, but thats just how dominant Caeleb Dressel is. It all began on March 22. Its Day 2 of the NCAA National Championships. Dressel is competing in two events: the 200 freestyle relay and the 50 free. Before that day, no one had ever broken the 18-second mark in either event. Dressel did it twice. In one day. Dressel was the opening leg on the Gators 200-yard freestyle relay team and clocked in at 17.81 seconds, while the relay as a whole set a new school record of championship in the 200 free relay. In an encore performance in the 50 free, he actually improved. Dressel blew his competition away with a time of 17.63 seconds. With the win, Dressel was the 14th male swimmer to ever sweep an event and the even done at the NCAA Championships. Not even close. Moving on to Day 3, Dressel set another break the 43-second barrier in the event, clocking in at 42.80. Dressels victory was his second national championship in that event. For the last day of the NCAA National Championships, competing in the 100 free, Dressel broke down one more swimming event in under 40 seconds, coming in at 39.90 seconds. For those counting at home, between and four titles in four days of competition. nitely wasnt matched by any other UF athlete, and I dont think it is one that ever will be. @Bfarrell727 Andrew: On Tuesday, I explained why Jalen Hudson was the UF athletic departments Newcomer of the Year. Today, Im nominating Hudsons monster night against Gonzaga in the 2017 PK80 tournament for Best Individual Performance. Hudson poured in a career-high 35 points and helped Florida advance, 111-105, to its brackets championship game against Duke. He was quiet early, picking up a pair of fouls in the opening 10 minutes, and he dealing with foul trouble. Then came the second half. Hudson exploded for 19 of UFs 49 points in the frame. his eight three-point attempts, including a clutch make with less than two minutes remaining, cutting a four-point Bulldogs lead to one. He also made 5-of-6 shots from the foul line. The game went to double overtime, and Hudson was instrumental in preventing a third extra period. He sank three more triples in extra time. were crucial. First, Hudson put the Gators up for good, 100-97, with 2:53 on the clock. Then at the 1:44 mark he made another, extending the Florida lead to 106-99. Talk about clutch. @AndrewJHuang Chris: With a quick shoutout to gymnast Alex McMurtrys destruction of both alligatorSports Awards: Individual Performance Kevin Love has LeBron James to thank for the three most impactful moments in his career. First, James returned to Cleveland in 2014, offering the All-Star forward an escape route from a woefully uncompetitive Minnesota Timberwolves team. Second, James spearheaded a historic NBA Finals comeback against the vaunted Golden State Warriors, delivering a 2016 championship ring Loves way. Now, LeBron has pulled a different kind of favor for the talented big man: He left. time All-Star, just signed a four-year, $120 million extension with the Cavaliers. He gets to be the man again, after four years of the departed Kyrie Irving. People forget that Love was a monster before forming Clevelands Big 3, averaging to that move. But these werent your average, everyday double-doubles these were advanced double-doubles. Shameless SpongeBob reference aside, Loves per-game averages of 26.1 points and 12.5 rebounds ranked fourth and third, rein Minnesota. But like All-Star forward Chris Bosh before him, Love was underutilized as a third option (Bosh took a backseat to James and Dwyane Wade during the trios four-year run in Miami.) Of course, Bosh was later forced to retire after he was diagnosed with blood clots, ending his post-LeBron chance to shine once again. Hopefully, Loves fate is more positive. You have to give him credit for being patient and sticking with it though. Its not easy being described as arguably the games best power forward in a 2014 ESPN article regarding Loves trade to Cleveland and then spending the next two seasons out of the AllStar game. Really, its just not easy to be that third guy in general. Just look at Carmelo Anthony this past season. He joined Russell Westbrook and Paul George in rushed and unexpected fashion last offseason and never adjusted to his smaller role on the team. Yes, Melo is one but his inability to accept that he was past his prime led to a staunch refusal to come off the bench. While this would have likely been better for the Thunder, its not surpris-Third-wheeling in the AssociationHuang Story Short / Opinion Andrew HuangTwitter: @AndrewJHuang SEE COLUMN, PAGE 16 SEE AWARDS, PAGE 16The Associated PressCaeleb Dressel won the 50-yard freestyle in world record-breaking fashion on March 22. Prior to that day, no one in America


THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15 By Mark Stine and Chris OBrienSports EditorsWhen fall camp starts on Aug. 3, many of the players on the UF football team will begin duking it out to see who will be in the starting lineup this fall. Sports editors Chris OBrien and Mark Stine argue their favorites to start at the Swamp on Sept. 1 to watch the Gators take on Charleston Southern. Quarterback: Chris: This ones a tough one for me. Over the spring, redshirt sophomore Kyle Trask, at least to me, looked like the superior QB of the bunch. Ive been really, really high on him since he came out of high school. I always believed that if Jim McElwain did ANYTHING right for the university (because lets be honest, there really wasnt much), it was recruit an unknown twoor three-star QB (depending on where you look) out of Texas. Since summer began though, word is redshirt sophomore Feleipe Franks has taken the reins a little bit more. The offreshman Emory Jones as a close second and Trask as a longshot. But I went to all the spring practices and the general consensus was that Trask was the best. Hes got a great frame, listed at 6-foot-5, 239 pounds, and he has a great motor. Good legs, a good arm, all he really needs is a better command and feel for the offense. Im going with Trask as a dark horse. Mark: Of the three candidates for starting quarterback, redshirt sophomore Feleipe Franks, redshirt sophomore Kyle Trask and freshman Emory Jones, Franks is the only player with experience at the college level and the easy favorite to win the quarterback position heading into fall camp. His numbers were mediocre: 125 for 229 passing (54.6 completion percentage), 1,438 passing yards, nine touchdowns and eight interceptions in eight starts. But there to Cleve against Tennessee and his 79yard run against Texas A&M. And behind a lackluster offensive line, you couldnt ask for a redshirt freshman to do much better. Franks experience gives him something to build on, and his arm strength and mocalling plays. Maybe well see Jones in a few games because of the SECs new four-game redshirt rule. Maybe well see Trask against Charleston Southern on Sept. 1. Running Backs: Chris: Another really good position battle is who gets the spell-running back position behind incumbent starter, redshirt junior Jordan Scarlett. I actually dont think theres going to be a clear back that takes this spot, more of a running back by committee. ter Scarlett is junior Lamical Perine, but I dont expect him to see any more carries than true freshman Dameon Pierce. Pierce is 5-foot-10, 207 pounds, and hes got great burst and looks incredibly spry. The other guy I expect to get a decent amount of carries is sophomore Malik Davis. Davis was easily the best back on the team last year prior to his season-ending knee injury. If he can return to form, expect him to be in the mix as well. Lastly, keep an eye on Adarius Lemons. Kid is built, and hell factor-in some way as well. Mark: Floridas running back committee is highlighted by two returns: redshirt junior Jordan Scarlett from suspension and sophomore Malik Davis from knee injury. Scarlett provides a more bruising running style. Hes listed at 206 pounds, but at spring camp he looked more in the area 889 yards, averaging 5.0 yards per carry. Davis is listed at 194 pounds, but thats probably soaking wet with an oversized Tshirt on. Yet, he provides big play ability, which he showcased in a 72-yard scamper against Tennessee (before he fumbled), and led the Gators with 526 yards in just seven games last season. Davis and junior Lamical Perine should be great complements to Scarlett and should contribute well if they develop more chemistry catching passes and blocking for whoever is quarterback. Wide Receivers: Chris: The top two receivers on the team, assuming they get cleared by the NCAA, are transfers Trevon Grimes and Van Jefferson. Theres no debate about it, if theyre cleared, those will be the guys that are trotted out in the fall. But whos that last guy going to be on those three-wide sets? I would go with Tyrie Cleveland if the third receiver wasnt a slot receiver, but I think hes more of an X or Z (outside) receiver. The guy I expect to see in the slot Kadarius Toney. He reminds me more of a true slot receiver, almost like a Percy Harvin type of player. Youre going to see him in the slot, Mark: Florida lost its primary receiving option, Brandon Powell, to graduation and needs a new player to step up in fall camp. Redshirt junior Van Jefferson appears to be UFs new No. 1. The 6-foot-2 transfer from Ole Miss racked up 42 catches in 10 games playing slot receiver in 2017, equaling Powells total in 11 games at the same position. Jefferson caught 49 passes in 2016 and earned First Team Freshman All-SEC honors. Tyrie Cleveland ranked second among UF pass catchers last season with 22 recepThe junior from Houston should be the Gators primary deep threat, as he averaged 18.6 yards per catch a year ago. Junior Freddie Swain or sophomore Trevon Grimes, a transfer from Ohio State, will likely be Floridas third options, but redshirt senior Dre Massey and sophomore Kadarius Toney should see the ball often because of their playmaking and ability to play in the slot and out of the The remainder of this article is available online at @THEChrisOB @mstinejr Alligator File PhotoRedshirt junior running back Jordan Scarlett is expected to receive a lions share of the carries by both of our sports editors.


16 ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 FRIDAY LUNCH SPECIALS$9.99 Buffalo Blue Chicken Sandwich Basket FUN DAY$3 Lemon Drops $3 Pork Rinds $4 Double Wells $4 Edamame $4 First Mag Pints NIGHT SPECIALS 7 pm 12 am$3 Tequila Shots $4 Jager & Fireball Shots $4 Swamphead DraftsLIVE DJ 9 pm Close SATURDAY SUNDAY NIGHT 7pm-12 am$3 Margaritas on Tap $3 Lemon Drop Shots $4 First Mag PintsLIVE DJ 9 pm CloseFRIDAY restaurant & rooftop barTHE 1718 West University Avenue1728 West University Avenue BEAT-THE-CLOCKWells & Drafts start at 25 LIVE DJ Wells & Drafts start at 25LIVE DJ18 & UP ) ( 18 & UP Oklahoma and Arkansas, Caeleb Dressel, pitcher Jackson Kowars 13-strikeout game and Grant Holloway's world record in the 60-meter at the Tiger Paw Invitational, this award clearly belongs to softball pitcher Kelly Barnhill. But which of her performances was the best one? I could go with one of her TWO no-hitters against both North Florida and then-No. 23 Kentucky, or I could select her perfect game against Georgia Southern. Picking between those gems is like trying to choose between a Yuengling, a Blue Moon and a Sam Adams Boston either way, Im getting a really solid product. So screw it, Im just going to go with all three. Barnhill just bamboozled she struck out 12 Ospreys. In she mowed down 12 of the 16 batters she faced (her only gaffe was a hit-by-pitch in the top of 9-0. Id get bored out there if I was playing defense behind Barnhill. But hey, in the spirit of oneupping herself, she threw anweeks later. How many did she strike out this time? Thirteen. Against a nationally-ranked SEC team? Wow. But the perfect game was a spectacle. Georgia Southern stood no chance against the a hit, a HBP or a walk throughout the contest. Eleven strikeinnings? Masterful. Maybe I should just go with the perfect game. But no, her other performances are much too spectacular to leave out. The Gators are going to be a force next year as Barnhill returns for her senior season. @THEChrisOB Mark: Come on, the best performance on the 2017-18 came from the man voted SEC Male Athlete of the Year: Caeleb Dressel. The two-time Olympic gold medalist won four national titles over the course of a week at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in March. He took gold in the 50-yard freestyle, 100 free, 200 free relay and al championships in one meet. The four titles also placed 10 NCAA Championships (nine On March 22, Dressel set record splits in the 50-free three times. In the preliminary round, he broke his own American record by recording a time of cord with a split of 17.81. Then he put up an astounding 17.63. I know everybody in the world of swimming probably expected 17.9, but I dont really care about other peoples expectations. I want to set my own, Dressel said in a release. Thats where 17.6 came from. Just a number that popped in my head and I thought it was possible. Dressel backed up that performance with another recordset a new American record with career. @mstinejr Evan: The best individual performance in my mind came the month of May, helping lead the Florida mens golf team to a record performance in the NCAA Kissimmee Regional. Sophomore Andy Zhang started where he left off from his SEC Championship victory a few weeks earlier, shooting an outstanding 13 under from Reunion Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, and giving him his second individual title in as many tries. Zhang would go on to score a 203 through 54 holes of play, edging out his teammate freshman Chris Nido by a single stroke. The sophomore from Beijings three-day performance was good enough to tie Billy Horschel for fourth-best score in program history. The fact that he only bogeyed on two of 54 holes at the course may be more impressive than the 15 birdies he amassed. And he would stay consistent through all three rounds of play, Zhangs performance might mance that helps attribute to a team record in the postseason tion. @evanmplepakkk AWARDS, from pg. 14Hudson put up 35 against Gonzaga Six football players face student conduct violationsing that Anthony struggled to adapt to a lesser role. He had, after all, been the man on his team throughout his 15-year career. Then theres a different situation in Klay Thompson and Draymond Green of the Warriors. Thompson is far and away the best three-and-D guard in the league, and Green is a jack-of-alltrades, elite defender and skilled passer, as well as the reigning champs emotional leader. The two werent really the second or third options behind Steph Curry before Kevin Durants arrival two years ago rather, 2A and 2B. But Durant, the secondbest player in the world, bumped both of them to 3A and 3B. The Warriors already showed signs of coming unglued last year, at times looking like a shell of the well-oiled machine that won an NBA-record 73 games a few years ago. Thompsons role and value on the team has dropped noticeably, as has Greens overall defensive effort. And Thompson will be a free agent in 2019; Green the year after. After being served with what are essentially demotions, is their teamdue to championship fatigue or a creeping discontent at losing their share of the spotlight? The remainder of this article is available online at sports. Andrew Huang is a sports writer. You can follow him on Twitter @AndrewJHuang and contact him at Mark StineSports Writer conduct violations for an on-campus plex that occurred May 28. Wide receiver Kadarius Toney, defensive end Kyree Campbell, quarterback Emory Jones, wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland, Rick Wells and tight end Kemore Gamble were all cited in a report by First Coast News. None of the players have been charged with a crime. The report states that an Alachua County gambler named Devante Zachery, also known as Tay Bang, and friends met the players, who were in a group of 10-to-15 people apparently holding weapons, outside of the dormitory. It also cited a cell-phone video, where one individual was reported holding a frying pan, and said that some of the weapons resembled assault pellet guns. Toney and Campbell were recomholding and pointing what appears campus, according to a report granted to First Coast News. The rest of the players were recommended to the corrections department for lying to campus The report also said tight end ship with Zachery when it referenced a police interview with the football player, but later stated the relationship appeared to have dissipated. @mstinejr mstine@alligator.orgCOLUMN, from pg. 14