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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 23 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Artist brings newest addition to Satchels PizzaThe artwork will be a 3-D mural, pg 5. Police arrest man for letting it all hang outHe walked around his complex with his shorts unzipped, pg 9. Quarterback Jeff Driskels inconsistent performance against Kentucky was another step in his development. See story, page 13. 87 /65 Josh Romney speaks about economyMitt Romneys son visited UF on Friday, pg. 8. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13FLORIDA 38 KENTUCKY 0 David Carr / Alligator StaffLinebacker Michael Taylor (51) is tackled after intercepting a pass from Morgan Newton in the ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff Writer For the fourth straight season, four weeks. After shutting out overmatched Kentucky at home on Saturday, No. 11 UF (4-0, 3-0 Southeastern Confercult task. Florida has a bye next week before taking on No. 3 LSU at home on Oct. 6. shutout of a conference opponent in 11 years and the 26th straight win against Kentucky theres work to be done for Florida. Weve got to continue to press forward, Gators coach Will Muschamp said. Were not where we want to be. Weve got a lot of things to clean up, a lot of errors here and there that we need to clean up as we move forward. This situation looks familiar. Florida started 4-0 last season before then-No. 3 Alabama blew UF out by 28 points at home. couldnt contend with the SEC elite. This year is supposed to be different. Were more physical on both lines of scrimmage, Muschamp said. Were tied together better as far as what we are and what we want to be because were better on both lines of scrimmage. Were deeper. Were more mature. We handle things a lot better. Were a year older, [and were] more experienced. The bye week comes at a convenient time for Florida, which was without several key players against Kentucky. Trey Burton missed the game with back spasms, defensive end Dominique Easley was unavailable because of swelling in his left knee and linebacker Jelani Jenkins still had his right arm in a cast. The depleted Florida defense, which lost defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd to a shoulder injury in the second quarter, picked up a sluggish offense. As a group, Florida had its best defensive performance of the season in the passing game. Improved depth along the defen-REACHING FOR MORE SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16 CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator WriterThe search for a UF student who disappeared Thursday night continued over the weekend as friends, family and local police departments looked for him in northwest Gainesville. Christian Aguilar, an 18-year-old biomedical engineering freshman from Miami, was last seen at about 6 p.m. Thursday after he was dropped off in a parking lot on the 4900 block of Northwest 13th Street, according to a GPD news release. Aguilars friends and family havent seen or heard from him since he disappeared. GPD described Aguilar as a 5-foot-3-inch Hispanic male, wearing a hoodie and jeans, according to the release. He is also reported to have a history of depression. Aguilar got out of the car near Streits Motorsports and added that foul play may be involved in the disappearance. We believe there may have been an argument bias said. Pedro Bravo as a person of interest in the incident. Bravo, 18, told investigators that he was involved in a dispute with Aguilar before Search continues for studentSEE MISSING, PAGE 4 ALACHUA COUNTY WAS NOT AS EFFECTED AS CITIES SUCH AS MIAMI AND TAMPA. KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterAfter Florida Gov. Rick Scotts initial voting purge of potential noncitizens was over, one Alachua County voter was removed. Four names including at least one UF student were on the 2012 list of people who would potentially be kicked off the voting rolls, according to Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter. Here in Alachua County, it was not a huge story, she said. There was an original list of 180,000 potential noncitizen voters across the state, Carpenter said. She said it caused uproar in larger cities such as Miami and Tampa in those areas, which meant their lists were longer. Since the list was released, some have taken the issue to court, including UF professor Daniel Smith who is giving expert testimony in one of those cases. Smith, a political science professor, spoke with a UF graduate student whose name was on the initial list of 180,000 people. She was very concerned about being Statewide noncitizen voter purge had little effect at UFSEE PURGE, PAGE 4UF hopes to build on 4-0 startAguilar


News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 107 ISSUE 23 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 TODAYFORECASTFRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 86/68 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/68 THUNDER STORMS 86/69 PARTLY CLOUDY 87/68 PARTLY CLOUDY 87/65 WHATS HAPPENINGGLAM Indie Craft Show accepting applications Gainesvilles first and only indie craft show is now accepting applications for its Dec. 2 event. Artists and crafters who make unique, giftable goods are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is Oct. 7. Apply online at www.glamcraftshow.com/ apply. UF Marketing Association invites students to weeklong marketing event AMA Gators are partner ing with Nielsen to host its first Marketing Week today to Friday. The invitation is open to all students looking to gain insight into the marketing industry, prepare for Career Showcase and get hands-on marketing experience. The events today until Wednesday will be held in Bryan Room 130, and at Stuzin Room 101 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The presentation is free and open to the Student Body; however, seating is limited. Refreshments will be available. For more infor mation, visit www.amagator. com, or contact amagator@ gmail.com. Ask Big Questions internship accepting applications Two Ask Big Questions student interns will help set the infrastructure, implementation and evaluation of this initiative from the ground up and will receive support from Rabbi Gail Swedroe, Hillels campus rabbi, and Sean Johnson, UF Springs Complex resident director. This is a unique opportunity to bring meaningful conversations to Gay Movie Night: Going Down in LA-LA Land The Pride Community Center, at 3131 NW 13th St., is hosting Gay Movie Night Friday at 7:30 p.m. It is a candid, sexy dramedy about a young, buff and ambitious actor who arrives in Los Angeles with dreams of becoming a star, but he soon finds himself lost in a seamy Hollywood under world. Gay Movie Night is on the last Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m. A $2 donation is requested to cover the cost of snacks. For more information, visit www.gainesvillepride. org/gay-movie-night/. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to skinonen@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. campus and develop facilitation and leadership skills. The interns will attend a training session in Orlando with Rabbi Swedroe and Johnson Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and volunteer approximately five to seven hours a week upon returning to campus to develop and implement the program. For more infor mation, visit www.askbigquestions.com. Email rabbiswedroe@ufhillel.org for an application. The deadline is 9 p.m. today. Office of Academic Support annual Fall Week Upcoming events include: Sept. 24: Register to Vote on the Plaza of the Americas from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 25: Resource It Out Workshop in Matherly Room 18 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 26: Casino Night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., location TBA Sept. 27: OAS Open House in the Little Hall Atrium from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., kickoff at 4 p.m. Sept. 29: OAS Talent Show in Carlton Auditorium at 6 p.m. Visit www.oas.aa.ufl.edu/ for more information about OAS programs and events, or find it on Facebook and Twitter, @UFOAS.


JEWEL MIDELISAlligator Contributing WriterGainesville pizzerias are raking in the dough this year. Sales at pizza restaurants nationwide will reach $36.1 billion at the end of 2012, which is up 3.8 percent from 2011, according to a study released on Sept. 17 by Packaged Facts, a market research company for consumer goods. Some Gainesville pizza restaurants said they are enjoying the effects of the national increase. Paul Gillespie, owner of two of the three Five Star Pizza restaurants in Gainesville, said there is an increase in sales compared to 2011. He said 2008 was the busiest year ever for his restaurants, but he said this year will become the second busiest. Pepperoni is his best seller. Gillespie said the restaurant is doing a bit better than it was this time last year. As of the end of August, Five Star was up 2.3 percent for the year, he said. Jen Silva, manager of the Pizza Hut on Archer Road, said her restaurant is doing better than the national percent increase. As a whole, more than that average at this location, she said. At least a 5 to 10 percent increase since last year. We are doing very well. Leonardos By the Slice manager Mike McGuire said the business is doing well, but it is still too early to tell, since the restaurants main clientele is students and because it is the beginning of football season. With a plastic fork and knife in hand, Aultemar Martins ate two slices of pizza covered in sausage and other meats in the Reitz Union. The 18-year-old, who moved from Angola three months ago, is learning English at UF. He said he eats pizza about three times a week. Pizza is the easiest lunch, he said. I prefer Pizza Hut because its the easiest to order online. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Sept. 25, 1974: A Gainesville Urban Area Transportation Study report indicated air pollution in Gainesville was below federal standards. Gainesvilles air was found to contain 14 micrograms of pollution per cubic meter well below the federal standard of 100 micrograms per cubic meter. It was predicted that within 30 years, Gainesville may surpass federal facilities. However, road construction plans promised to reSept. 28, 1987: After receiving nearly $1 million prior to 1987, UF researchers working on President Reagans Star Wars defense plan requested another three-year grant to continue their research. Nuclear, mechanical and material engineers wanted more than the $900,000 they had already spent to continue researching gas core reactors, which run on gas instead of solid fuel. They hoped to develop this technology to allow nuclear reactors to be used in space. Sept. 25, 1992: UFs Activity and Service Fee Committee voted to recommend a fee of $5.95 per credit hour to be approved by UF President John Lombardi. This 30-cent fee hike was to provide full funding for the 93-94 Big Eight budget. The Student Body president and treasurer tried to recommend a lower fee, saying that students should not be subjected to more taxes due to the states budget crunch. Sept. 28, 2004: Southwest Recreation Center celebrated its 10th year of operation with tours and a brief ceremony featur ing UF President Bernie Machen and Student Body President Jamal Sowell. The speakers forecasted the centers future expansion to about 160,000 square feet. This renovation was estimated to cost about $22 million. They said the expanded center would include a pool, new all-purpose rooms and a cardio- KRISTAN WIGGINSKelly Logan / AlligatorU.S. pizza restaurants are doing better than last year in sales and are expected to reach $36.1 billion by the end of the year. Pizza restaurants enjoying national growthL OC AL


he left him in the parking lot, according to the release. Police havent charged Bravo with a crime, but he was held on Friday for mental examination under Floridas Baker Act after he told and University Police departments started the search for Aguilar on Friday night. canvassed the area where Bravo described he dropped Aguilar off. Police said they believe Aguilar may be disoriented, possibly injured and not able to look for help. Erika Friman, Aguilars girlfriend and a Santa Fe College student, said Aguilars friends and family volunteered to help police in the search. Aguilars family drove from Miami to look for him, Friman said. The family also contacted Search and Rescue of Central Florida, a cue organization, for assistance in the search, police said. Friman, 18, said she, as well as Aguilars family, is concerned with We all care about him so much, she said. Its heartbreaking that this would happen to someone who is so good. If you have any information, Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org. 4, ALLIGATOR John McLaughlin III / AlligatorSeveral members who were key to the construction and planning of the new Theta Chi Fraternity house take part in a formal groundbreaking ceremony Saturday on Fraternity Row. IT WILL BE ON THE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTION BALLOT. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WriterThe UF Supreme Court voted Friday that a referendum asking students if they want to rename the Reitz Union will appear on the Octhe court approved it by striking the beginning the question itself on the ballot. The referendums wording had been preFridays hearing, it read, J. Wayne Reitz, the namesake of the student union, was a university president who collaborated in purging gay students and professors from UF. His administration also disregarded [U.S.] Supreme Court Virgil Hawkins was denied entrance to UF in segregation in court for nine years. He won racial integration of UF graduate and professional schools under the condition he would not be permitted entrance. Should the student union be renamed after Virgil Hawkins? At a previous hearing, Ariana Alfonso, a former supervisor of elections and current law student, asked the court to review the language of the referendum again. At Fridays meeting, she was introduced as the solicitor general, Alfonso said the language as it stood misled the students and slandered Reitz. She said the court should amend and review the referendum so the language is not biased. endum, said the school may have expanded under Reitzs leadership, but his record is still referendum was factual. This objection is the dissatisfaction of some regarding the courts original decision, and now they want a redo, he said. Associate Justice Alex Andrade, who was not present at the initial hearing, proposed denying the referendum as a whole and letcleaned-up version to put on the ballot. Andrade said the signatures collected were tainted because they were collected under proper. But Associate Justice Tim Mason disagreed. He said that no matter the wording used in the referendum, plained Hawkins achievements and Reitzs actions when conveying his message to potential signers. I dont think it would have made much of a difference, Mason said. But he agreed that the wording was biased and proposed removing the language that referred to Reitz. Associate Justice Cole Sullivan proposed that only the question in the referendum remain on the ballot. He said it would be abusing the courts power to strike the referendum down as a whole. I do feel as far as policy goes, we need to have a better system in place, Sullivan said. supervisor of elections to place the last sentence of the referendum on the ballot. because people at the university dont want students knowing this issue. dum unfairly and treated it differently than ing. a majority of voting students to vote yes on the ballot. I believe that I can and try my best to do so, despite the obstacles the court presented to me today, he said after the hearing. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org.UF Supreme Court passes amended Reitz Union referendumon the secretary of states list of potential noncitizens, considering she became a naturalized citizen partment of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. the people in each county were sent to election supervisors. the list and two sent proof of their citizenship, Carpenter said. One did not respond. She said the person who was removed from the voting roll was not a citizen and said he didnt know how his name got on the roll. After a few more steps, including letters and a or not to purge a person from the list. The problem, Carpenter said, was that some of the motor vehicles department information was outdated. Its static information, she said. The state agreed to redo the way the list was generated. The potential purge list will now be crosschecked with SAVE, a web-based federal data service that helps determine immigration status. Supervisors have not been sent a new list yet, Carpenter said. da federal court challenging the voter purge. its own protocol when generating the purge list. Smith said he doesnt think forcing thousands of citizens to provide proof of their citizenship justipurged. Public relations and political science senior Alex said the voter purge hasnt had an affect on getting UF students ready for the November election. Were still registering anyone that wants to vote, he said. PURGE, from page 1 MISSING, from page 1 JEWEL MIDELISAlligator Contributing WriterA crowd including fraternity brothers and alumni gathered Saturday at 10 Fraternity Row to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Theta Chi house. Ive never seen an empty lot look better than this, Vice PresiKratzer said when he addressed and blue at the ceremony. The groundbreaking event was a historic moment and day for UF and the fraternity brothers, he said. After attendees posed for photos at the construction site, guests moved to Corry Village for a reception. tended the ceremony with her two sons, who are Theta Chi brothers. to make lifelong friends and learn about UFs history. The brotherhood takes the big campus and makes it more concentrated, Wheeler said. Theta Chi brother Erich Krzyzak said the groundbreaking is an enormous deal. Everybody is excited, he a huge product. The accounting sophomore said the fraternitys former house The other house was showing its age, Krzyzak said. It was face-lift.Theta Chi breaks ground Erich Krzyzak Pam CarpenterDwyer


KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing WriterALLIGATOR, 5 Megan Reeves / Alligator Marc Daniel, 26, is adding one of his signature masterpieces to the famous Satchels restaurant. Artist brings new art to Satchels COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator Contributing WriterStudent clubs responsible for registration growth NINE PEOPLE WERE EJECTED FOR PUBLIC INTOXICATION. CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Writer Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org.UK game had fewer ejectionsIt will be a 3-D mural


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator EditorialMONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to opinions@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.97 TOTAL VOTESTodays question: Have you eaten pizza this month? Fridays question: Do you listen to Sister Hazel? 33% YES 67% NOFuel economy improvements are a good thingDepending on what news you were reading, Aug. 27 might be a strong indicator as to whom you will vote for come November. The opening day of the Republican National Convention, President Barack Obama In the works since 2009, by the end of 2012, automakers reducing fuel consumption by approximately 40 percent lifetime of each vehicle. By 2016 the industry is planned to be Obama, alongside all major automaker CEOs, stated in 2011: This agreement on fuel standards represents the single most important step weve ever taken as a nation to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. The companies here today have endorsed our plan to continue increasing the mileage As Obama put it: This agreement was arrived at without legislation. You are all demonstrating what can happen when people put aside differences these folks are competitors, youve got labor and business, but they decided, were going to work together to achieve something important and with Citi Investment Research to conduct a study to assess thing that was noticed was that higher standards mean standards and that all automakers will see an increase of tries will become more competitive internationally, which is important for our need to start selling more goods overseas. Those who claim the technology is not there are simply misinformed. Mitt Romneys campaign representative Andrea Saul said: Gov. Romney opposes the extreme standards that President Obama has imposed, which will limit the choices available to American families. The president tells voters that his regulations will save them thousands of dollars at the pump but always forgets to mention that the savings will be wiped out by having to pay thousands of dollars more upfront for unproven technology Alan Baum of Baum & Associates (a business that provides research and analysis for the automotive and related industries) says: There is a whole variety of technology to meet the standard. And the primary method will be the internal combustion engine. The automakers understand cost of the automotive technologies would be outweighed heavily by the savings consumers make at the pump. for this economy, all families and the environment. Not only has Romney stated his disapproval of this plan, but he has stated he will do what he can to reverse it should he become president. The greatest thing you can do to help with this issue is either vote for a reelection of Obama or do what you can to convince Romney of the dangers of reversSupporting not just Obamas plan but this trend is incredibly important and after being informed of the facts and numbers, it becomes a no-brainer. Ian Timberlake is a columnist for the Iowa State Daily at Iowa State University.Meddlin Missouri Why every state is important in this electionRep. Todd Akin is still running for a Missouri Senate seat. The guy who said that a womans body can shut down That guy. And he feels like his campaign should be optimistic about its future. I believe the state of the campaign is looking better and betDemocratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. Not only has Akin continued to run despite his gaffe-to-endall-gaffes, but he has repeatedly rejected calls of top national Republicans including presidential candidate Mitt Romney to quit the race so the state GOP committee can appoint a So many high-paying donors, like the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, that funding to be pulled because no one should support someone as stupid as Akin. If the Republicans are going to win control of the Senate, tion as to why he will be hosting a dinner to raise money for Akin. That probably makes sense. If you need more Republican senators in order to pass your awful legislation, it shouldnt matter what name, face or ideals are attached to the party. skill, according to the Kansas City Star. More freedom or more kind youre offering. Jonathan Dine, the Libertarian candidate also present at the debate, offered his perspective. to do with our own money or what we can do with our own Its pretty easy to sound well-connected to voters when youre standing next to Akin, a man who cannot seemingly grasp even legislative body to know how actual bodies work. Dine said in the debate, according to Talking Points Memo. Maybe were assuming too much about what the American population looks for in its representatives. McCaskill said in the debate. There are many to select from, should you choose to vote. Its scary to leave the election in anyone elses hands but our own, especially if the person who wins has been abandoned by his own political party. Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITORIan TimberlakeUWire UWire


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Letter to the EditorTo my fellow Gators, As this semester comes to a midpoint, I wanted to take a moment to address the Student Body regarding the upcoming Fall elections. In the coming weeks, Student Body elections for senators will be taking place across campus. In Fall, 50 candidates are elected to represent the various living locations of all students. There are 13 residence hall areas that have senators elected to reptricts District A, B, C, D and E that represent our students living off campus. Spring semester will see elections taking place for senators representing their academic college or year in school such as freshmen and sophomore. As Senate President, I have had the opportunity to see the tremendous work that Student Government is able to accomplish on behalf of the students. SG has completed projects such as having Library West open troduction of cellphone charging stations on campus. SG also continues to champion student needs by advocating in Tallahassee and Washington, D.C. SG is able to do this through the support of the Student Body, and furthermore, through the elections of senators and others by students in general elections. It is the responsibility and duty of senators to accurately represent and champion the needs, the services and the voice of students. Because of this, I urge all students to become informed about the upcoming elections for SG and to participate by voting on Oct. 2 and 3. and a wealth of information concerning SG. You can also visit the SG website at www. Take care, and go, Gators! Logan Harrison Senate president Student Government When I came to study in the United States a year ago, I never thought that I could be penalized for exercising my right to free speech on the campus of a public university. But a decision by the UF Supreme Court last Friday means that very thing could now happen to any one of us, and as a student senator, I want to make sure every UF student knows about it. During the Summer while most of us were away, members of the majority Swamp Party then the Unite Party in your Student Senate made an absurd rule stating that if anyone encourages you to vote for them in a Student Government election more than a week before ballot. Ridiculously, this means that for another week I cannot even let you know whether or not theres an election on Oct. 2 and 3. Two weeks ago, I went to the student-run Court to ar gue that the Senates decision should be ruled as a violation of your First Amendment rights. There are clear provisions in the Student Body Constitution and the election statutes saying that SG will respect the rights granted by federal and state law. The UF Supreme Court has even referred to federal or state cases in the past when making judgments. But despite all of that, the current Court decided on Friday that it believes it does not have jurisdiction to decide how federal or state laws should be interpreted. The effect of this decision is potentially chilling. It means that even if the Student Senate decided to make the most oppressive rules about elections, the Supreme Court has declared itself powerless to do anything. For example, if the majority in the Senate decides that it is forbidden to criticize the Unite Party or now the Swamp Party in any way, there is nothing the Court will do. Essentially theyre saying, Sure, your right to free speech may well have been horribly violated. If you think thats the case, go to a district court outside of UF because we cant help you. Thats all well and good, except that most students would have no idea of how to appeal to a district court and even if they did, it is prohibitively expensive. In any case, a district court might take years to hear the case or never hear it at all. I believe that if the UF Supreme Court cannot or will not act as a mediator in cases where students rights are clearly violated, the system of checks and balances in our no one else to defend their rights. So, we will be appealing their law professors and the Florida Bar about whether the decision they reached last week was correct. Failing that, we will take this to the UF administration and, if necessary, beyond. Your right to speak freely on campus about who spends more than $17 million of your money every year is at stake it really is that important. David Bradshaw is a senator and campaign manager for the Students Party.Student Government campaign rules obstruct free speechGuest columnDavid BradshawSpeaking Out As an avid feminist and admirer of empowered women everywhere, I was thrilled when I found out Michelle Obama was coming to speak at the Stephen C. OConnell Center. Once my friend Hannah told me the news, I got into my car and drove to campus. and drenched in sweat, but I still thought it was worth it. Not even the parking ticket on my dashboard could bring me down. On the day of the event, the two of us could hardly contain our excitement. As we were getting closer to the entrance, one of the staff members came up and asked if we were in a group. Its just us, I said. She asked if us included the man who was next to Hanthe answer, she placed green stickers on our tickets. We assumed it was a way to keep track of students, so we proceeded toward the security checkpoint. As it turns out, the stickers allowed us to enter the arena without having to go up the stairs like everyone else. The fast passes led us to incredible seats about 15 feet from the lectern. While Hannah read a textbook, I noticed the juxtaposition of the cameras and the people who were sitting next to us. Thats when it hit me I had waited seven hours to be used as a human prop. The four rows had an unusually large number of Hispanic, black and Asian students. There were sprinkles of white people in the group, but minorities took up most of the space. Granted, we were all there because we wanted to hear the speech, but by putting us all in the glamour shot, they our seats. When I pointed out my theory, one of the guys behind us joked, Yes! We made it. Nobody else seemed too bothered by the fact that we might have been chosen to sit there to showcase diversity. The possibility of a prepackaged audience didnt sit well with me. It might be nave of me to be surprised by the diversity roundup in a political event, but I still felt used. Despite loving the speech, I was left a bit perplexed by the situation. The use of minorities to polish political images in a college setting highlights a larger problem: the exploitation of groups, the issues are labeled as pertinent to them. One example is Mitt Romneys Meet the Candidate event on Wednesday. He spoke about the issues that affect Latino voters, which apparently include immigration, education and foreign policy. Last I heard, many of us were more concerned with the economy, but since I was born in South America, I guess that isnt as relevant. Yeah, right. How comical would it be if candidates also held rallies that focused on white voters? I would love to see the advertising. Maybe then my less diverse friends could get prime speech seating, too. All jokes aside, I really hope candidates stop using minority groups to gain popularity. By addressing the nation as one and not as separate racial or ethnic cliques, candidates could unify their constituency, and they could prevent future students from feeling like chess pawns. Valeria Delgado is a journalism senior at UF.Campaign played race card at speechGuest columnValeria DelgadoSpeaking Out


8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012Krisina Camara / AlligatorLuke, a 27-year-old Asian elephant, paints a picture for the audience at Two Tails Ranch, located in Williston on Saturday. COURTNEY LINDWALLAlligator Contributing WriterA 12-ton artist sauntered to his canvas. He took the paintbrush from his trainer, curled his trunk around the brush and began to paint. Luke, a 27-year-old Asian elephant, painted a picture splashed with orange and blue. He is one of four elephants at Two Tails Ranch in Williston and was the star at Elephant Appreciation Day on Saturday. He just likes to do it. He gets all jittery, said Patricia Zerbini, elephant expert and owner of Two Tails Ranch. About 750 people attended the event, which the ranch plans to make annual. It was a way to raise money for supplies like for the 300 pounds of food each elephant consumes daily. Pony rides kicked up dust near the parking area, the threeman band played renditions of Tom Petty songs and a line of 30 people waited to feed carrots to the elephant Roxy for $2. And of course, crowds piled in to see Luke and his abstract art. Luke paints almost every day. He paints between baths, walks through the woods and feeding time, Zerbini said. His paintings sell at the ranchs gift shop for $15 to $100. Kaitlin Sovich, 22-year-old anthropology and sociology senior at UF, decided to skip the University of Kentucky football game to come see the elephants instead. Its cool to get out and see something exotic and different, Sovich said. Id rather be here than sweating and screaming at the game. The ranch is home to other animals, as well. Near the back, two zebras munched on hay, an ostrich patrolled its pens fence and a duck roamed near food vendors. Ginny Somers, a 21-year-old biology senior, volunteers at the ranch regularly and ran the gift shop register for Elephant Appreciation Day. Somers is a member of the Pre-Vet Club at UF, which has a history of coming out to Two Tails to tour and help out. thing we could possibly do at the ranch, Somers said. She said her duties included cleaning out the barns, carrying more than 100 bales of hay and scrubbing down the rough leather of the elephants. The skin is like rocks. It made my knuckles bleed, said Somers, who hopes to one day work in an exotic animal clinic. In her year helping out at the ranch, she has been amazed by Zerbinis skill with the elephants. Theres nobody in this country who can train elephants like she does, Somers said. Zerbini said when she started to train Luke, it was obvious from the beginning that he loved to paint. I try to pull out from my elephants what they enjoy doing, she said.Elephant artist star of appreciation day THE COURSES ARE SPLIT INTO 10AND 15-MINUTE SEGMENTS. ALEXA VOLLANDAlligator Contributing WriterUF agreed to partner with online learning program Coursera last week, joining 32 other institutions in offering not-for-credit courses for free. The online program works to bring top universities together to educate students worldwide. Currently, the UF courses listed on Courseras website include Economic Issues Food & You; Fundamentals of Human Nutrition; Global Health Cultures; Global Sustainable Energy: Past, Present and Future; How Music Works; and Sustainable Agricultural/Urban Land Management. None of the UF courses start dates have been announced. Users only need to enter a name and valid email address to sign up. Andy McCollough, associate provost for teaching and technology at UF, got the university involved with Coursera. He said the program is different from others because it makes it possible to design a path for each person. Instead of 50-minute taped lectures, Coursera has taken the material and split it into 10to 15-minute segments with interactive quizzes at the end to personalize online learning, he said. UF spokesman Steve Orlando said he thought the programs goal for worldwide education was a good thing. Its a different world in higher education now, and the roles are changing, he said. The way we are offering courses is changing, too. UF is always very advanced when it comes to online education, and it just makes sense for us to be a part of it. Although the classes are free, theres a catch: They do not count for credit. Jessica Orenstein, a 20-year-old sociology junior, has taken three online classes while at UF. She said if the Coursera classes counted toward her degree, she would think about taking one. completion of a course, which does not replace a course taken at an accredited institution, according to Courseras Terms of Use. The terms also state that instructors and participating institutions will not be involved in any attempts to get the course recognized for credit. But that doesnt mean the material isnt valuable for resume building. It seems to me, if I was a potential employer, it would tell me heres a person who is self-motivated to learn more, McCollough said.Free, not-for-credit classes now offered to UF students online CARA CHIARAMONTEAlligator Contributing WriterThe Career Resource Center will begin its Reitz Union. Career Development Coordinator Jill Skufe said attendees will learn ways to network and portray themselves online in a positive light. Networking is the number one Social media has opened doors that didnt exist before, Skufe said. Students dont think to take advantage of it. The series will consist of three workshops. Skufe said 92 percent of recruiters screen social media when looking for potential employees. The current generation of students in college has grown up with social media on only a personal level, she said. They dont know yet how the professional world is using it, Skufe said. Its different. Kiersten Sigmond, a 21-year-old telecommunication junior, said she deactivated her posting a picture with a beer in her hand. When you have a Facebook, youre responsible for what other people post, she said. They may blur out their drink, but you still know its alcohol. Sigmond said the workshop could help teach her how to professionally promote her self. Most of the business world is online, she said. Its important to put yourself out there in a respectable manner.CRC offers social media class COLLEEN WRIGHT and CHARMAINE MILLERAlligator Contributing WritersHandmade signs reading Gators Par ty Right, Lets Get Fiscal and Hope and Change Isnt Hiring lined the walls of the Weil Hall room where Josh Romney spoke Friday. Josh Romney, the third-oldest son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, spoke to a crowd of about 170. Romney said his father is running because he thinks he can turn the economy around. The 37-year-old touched on adjustments, like changes to Medicare and health care, that his father would make to help bring the country out of debt. We cannot afford four more years of President Obama, Romney told the crowd. Romney said that many of his fathers supporters are people who were caught up in the hype for President Barack Obama four years ago. The mood is really good, Romney said. Were gonna win in Florida. The crowd buzzed with cheers as Romney urged people to vote and to volunteer for the cause. We need you guys Romney said. Romney ended his speech by jokingly inviting everyone who attended the event to his fathers presidential inauguration ball. Chemical engineering freshman James Fong, 18, attended the event because he wanted to hear about Mitt Romneys plans. He articulated well what his father will do, Fong said.Josh Romney speaks to students about economy Social media has opened doors that didnt exist before.Jill Skufecareer development coordinatorRomney He painted a picture


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 Rachel Crosby / AlligatorBurn Out BrightThe sun sets over campus on a rainy Friday evening. Century Tower was built in 1953. A 61-bell carillon was later installed, which now chimes every 15 minutes and has a concert of the bells at 12:35 p.m. KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Contributing WriterThe corner of University Avenue and Gale Lemerand Drive sizzled with Republican star power Saturday when U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack and Josh Romney, presidential candidate Mitt Romneys son, tailgated with students and alumni. About 50 people milled around a green portable tent, eating barbecue ribs and Krispy Kreme doughnuts and posing for photos with Mack and Romney. Mack was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004 to represent Floridas 14th Congressional District, according to his page on the House website. He serves on the Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Government Reform committees. Romneys appearance was a surprise but an added bonus after he rallied students for his fathers presidential campaign Friday on campus, said music and political science junior Collin Thompson, co-chair of the statewide coalition Students for Mack. I thought he was leaving after his speaking engagement yesterday, the 20-yearold said. Skylar Zander, 21, said he enjoyed spending time with Romney in the casual environment. Hes down-to-earth, Zander said. Thompson said the tailgate statewide campaign bus tour. I cant think of a better way to kick off a statewide bus tour than to start with your roots, Thompson said. Mack, who graduated from UF in 1993, said Gainesville doesnt seem to have changed much since he was a student. It feels the same, said Mack, who wore a white collared shirt adorned with the Gator logo. I think the football program has been more successful. After lunch, volunteers assembled yard signs for Mack and the Mitt Romney campaign, passed out stickers and sold Gators for Romney Tshirts. Thompson said Macks students because Mack aims to reduce government spending to lessen the amount of national debt the next generation will be responsible for. He said the current national debt divided per capita equals more than $50,000 dollars. You think youre going to graduate debt-free, but you graduate with $52,000 over head, Thompson said.Romney, Mack join students at tailgate CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator WriterGainesville Police caught and arrested a man Friday morning after he walked around an apartment complex parking lot with his shorts unzipped and genitals exposed. Police charged Shashi Prakash with indecent exEnclave Apartments parking lot, according to a GPD arrest report. At about 6:30 a.m., Megan Oftedal left her apartment to go to work. When she got downstairs, Prakash, 29, of Newark, Del., approached her with his pants unzipped and without any underwear. Oftedal, 22, said Prakash didnt seem with it at all and that he asked her several times where to Prakash followed Oftedal into the parking lot until she locked herself in her car to call 911. When GPD arrived at the parking lot, Prakash walked away from Oftedals car and toward another row of cars. for questioning and asked him several times to zip his pants. he went to a club with a woman Thursday night and woke up in the backseat of his car, the report stated. Prakash could not give a reason why his pants were undone or why his genitals were exposed. Police arrested Prakash and booked him into Alachua County Jail at 7:18 a.m. Friday. He was released later that day. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org. Police arrest man for hanging outMack Prakash


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ALLIGATORCOMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-5-67-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds UF Surplus Equipment Auctionsare underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 125-12-71-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 12-5-71-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 12-5-12-71-10 MUSIC STORE Studio PercussionBUY SELL TRADE LESSONS NEW USED Founded by UF Florida Alumni! 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We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-5-71-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-71-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. 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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Poll QuestionWhich current conference member least deserves to have an SEC football team? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Coach Mary Wise and Florida made critical adjustments during intermission in Fridays win against Missouri. See story, page 15. Poll ResultsHow many games will the Florida football team win this season? 3% 4-6 25% 7-8 53% 9-10 20% 11-1473 total votes Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffQuarterback Jeff Driskel runs down the sideline after escaping the pass rush in UFs 38-0 win against Kentucky on Saturday in The Swamp. GREG LUCAAlligator Staff WriterFor quarterback Jeff Driskel, Saturdays inconsistent performance was another point on the learning curve. Driskel set career highs with 18 completions and 27 attempts, amassing 203 yards with a touchdown and an interception in Floridas 38-0 romp of Kentucky. Every game is really a building block, Driskel said. The more experience, the more reps you get, the more youre going to learn. I did some nice things things that Im going to have to clean up. Driskel was prone to overthrows and misreads on Saturday, but he also made several pinpoint passes. In the second quarter, Driskel found Quinton Dunbar on a post pattern for a 19-yard touchdown. He set up the score with a 25yard pass that hit tight end Jordan Reed in stride down the seam. Driskel created passing opportunities by extending plays with his legs. With UF up 24-0 and driving in the third quarter, Driskel looked left, rolled right and absorbed a hit as he threw back across the back Mack Brown. The 5-yard gain moved Florida to Kentuckys 7-yard line. Fantastic, coach Will Muschamp said of Driskels pass. He made some really nice throws. Driskel said his ability to scramble and get outside of the pocket came instinctually. Only once did the Gators call a pass designed to get Driskel on the move. His mobility was also a factor in the run game. He carried eight times for 35 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown on a sneak in the third quarter. After Floridas offense opened with a pair of three-and-outs, Driskel kept the ball on a readoption play and sprinted 38 yards down the right sideline. Muschamp said the big gain was the play that sparked Floridas offense following the slow start. He keeps so much alive, Muschamp said. Theres so many things he brings to the table for us because of his athletic ability. Between the impressive plays, Driskel made the type of mistakes that might be expected from a quarterback in only his fourth career start. In the second quarter, Driskel season on a deep pass intended for Latroy Pittman. I just tried to force something that wasnt there, Driskel said. I got too greedy and didnt take what the defense gave me. Driskel also admitted to locktimes scrambling from the pocket too early. On consecutive plays in the second quarter, Driskel threw too high for Reed down the seam and then forced a pass to a doublecovered Frankie Hammond Jr. in the end zone, not noticing that Reed was uncovered in the corner. We had some stuff open Muschamp said. Driskel cited a missed opportunity in the third quarter. 46, Reed ran uncontested down Driskels development continues in uneven performance JOSH JURNOVOY Alligator Staff Writer When the Florida offense took the did so without the Gator who has had the most success against the Wildcats: junior Trey Burton. Coach Will Muschamp said following UFs 38-0 win that Burton began suffering from back spasms on Friday morning, and the training staff could not resolve the issue in time for him to play. We did everything we could, Muschamp said. Every time he planted on his right foot, he had pain shooting up his right hip. Thats all it was. Burton, who was not on the sidelines during the game, scored six touchdowns against the Wildcats as a freshman and scored one more during Floridas 48-10 win in Lexington, Ky., last season. In Floridas win against Tennessee last week, Burton scored two touchdowns touches time Burton had been bothered by Burton misses Saturdays game with back spasms FIRE JOE MORGAN Florida defeated Kentucky for the 26th straight time on Saturday. The last time the Wildcats beat the Gators, UF coach Will Muschamp was 15 years old. When Florida plays Vanderbilt on Oct. 13, the Gators will likely extend their winning streak against the Commodores to 22 games. The Southeastern Conference has claimed the last six BCS Champions. But once you get past the eight top dogs, there is not much to offer. If the SEC truly wants to make its claim as the supreme football conference in the nation, it needs to make changes. Its time to kick some of these schools to the curb. Im not saying schools need to be removed from the conference entirely. But when it comes to football, some teams are overmatched. Eight schools Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, LSU, South Carolina and Tennessee have SEC-caliber football programs and have earned permanent status. Each boasts either an appropriate amount of current success or enough past triumphs to compensate for recent struggles. Kentucky, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt are the odd schools out when it comes to football. Texas A&M and Missouri must abide by the replacement school rules listed below: 1. The school must be located in a state belonging to the former Confederate States of America. Sorry, West Virginia. 2. The school must have end of discussion. 3. A replacement school Time for SEC weaklings to go SEE JOE PAGE 14 SEE NOTES, PAGE 14 SEE DRISKEL, PAGE 14 Joe Morgantwitter: @joe_morgan He keeps so much alive. Theres so many things he brings to the table for us because of his athletic ability.Will MuschampUF football coach UF Fo otball Threw, ran for touchdowns


must have had a 10-win seaKentucky Replacement Candidate: North Carolina Granted, UNC is also primarily a basketball school, and the Tar Heels are at home in the Atlantic Coast Conference. But with offensive genius Larry Fedora leading the program, it would be interesting. Vanderbilt Replacement Candidate: Louisville The Cardinals boast a respectable history, and they are trending up under coach Charlie Strong. Ole Miss Replacement Candidate: Clemson The Gamecocks would likely block the move, but the Tigers bring the atmosphere of an SEC program, and Dabo Swinney has Clemson positioned as a perennial Top-25 power. Mississippi State Replacement Candidate: Virginia Tech The Hokies would Bulldogs and add a program with rich tradition and a passionate fan base. Coach Frank Beamer has won seven conference titles and coached in six BCS bowls at Virginia Tech. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@ alligator.org. 14ALLIGATOR David Carr / Alligator StaffSophomore quarterback Jeff Driskel attempts a pass against Kentucky Game slowing down for sophomore Other injuries: Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator.org. DRISKEL, from page 13David Carr / Alligator StaffJunior tight end Jordan Reed takes a hard hit during Floridas 38-0 Burtons absence felt on special teams NOTES, from page 13 JOE, from page 13


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Writer Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffSenior Erika Tymrak (17) reaches for her leg after falling to the ground and suffering a left ankle sprain against Tennessee on Friday at James G. Pressly Stadium. Elise Giordano / AlligatorJunior middle blocker Chloe Mann tries for a kill against Missouri during Floridas 3-0 win on Friday in the OConnell Center. KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Staff Writer Contact Katie Agostin at kagostin@alligator.org.Intermission adjustments prove key Gators attack overcomes Tymraks absence in win on Sunday UF Soccer It was like two basketball teams going fast break, fast break and just not hitting some shots. Missouri blocked everything we hit at them. I credit their defense and how well they played.Mary WiseUF volleyball coachVOLLEYBALL


16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2012 Florida 38, Kentucky 0 Watkins recorded his first career touchdown and interception on the same play, taking advantage of a poor pass by Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton. Watkins pick put Florida up 17-0 in the second quarter. After UFs offense opened with a pair of three-and-outs, Jeff Driskel picked up 38 yards when he ran right on a read-open keep. Coach Will Muschamp said the play sparked UFs offense, 33.3Quarterback Morgan Newton completed just 33.3 percent of his passes and threw three interceptions, consistently derailing UKs KEY STAT TURNING POINT THREE KEY PLAYS Mike Gillislee 6 Jeff Driskel 5 Jaylen Watkins 3 Jon Bostic 2 Marcus Roberson 2 Trey Burton 2 Leon Orr 2 Matt Elam 1 Frankie Hammond Jr. 1 STANDINGS 1 2 3 4 Final Florida Kentucky 383 0 21 0 7 0 7 0SCORE BY QUARTERS SWAMP STUDS0Jaylen WatkinsCB (3 points) Driskel made the most of his second start in The Swamp, eclipsing the 200-yard mark through the air for a second straight week. Driskels scrambling ability consistently kept plays alive.Jeff DriskelQB (1 point) Orr had a career day against the Wildcats with four tackles and two tackles for loss. His numbers bested his previous top marks three tackles, one tackle for loss which he recorded in last years win against Kentucky on Sept. 24, 2011.Leon OrrDT (2 points) With an early 10-0 lead, Florida cornerback Jaylen Watkins picked off Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton and took it to the house. It was Watkins first career interception and touchdown. Wide receiver Quinton Dunbar capped the Gators longest drive of the day 76 yards with a 19yard touchdown catch, which gave Florida a 24-0 advantage right before halftime. The touchdown matched the 24-point UK threatened to advance into UF territory on a second consecutive drive in the second quarter, but Florida safety DeAnte Saunders snuffed out hope for Kentucky by intercepting a Newton pass right before it hit the ground. Florida intercepted Kentucky backup quarterback three timessive line has allowed Florida to drop into coverage and force more turnovers. With three interceptions against Kentucky, Florida increased its turnover margin for the season to plus-5. The three or more turnovers only once in 2011. The coaches made sure the lack of takeaways didnt carry over to 2012. They placed an emphasis on it during the offseason. Eventually you get tired of it, and you want to do something about it, linebacker Mike Taylor said. We got tired of it. Kentuckys starting quarterback, Maxwell Smith, missed the game due to a shoulder injury. He entered as the SECs leading passer. Senior Morgan Newton started in his place and went 7 for 21 for 48 yards with three interceptions. He completed only 33 percent of his passes the lowest against the Gators all season. touchdown on a 1-yard run with 12 minutes left in the second quarter, pushing UFs lead to 10 points. Then Newton became a consistent source of offense for Florida. Three second quarter interceptions turned into seven Florida points. Junior Jaylen Watkins slid under a route, intercepted and interception of his UF career. We went over this before the game, Watkins said. I mation, and I knew it was coming. Florida faced Newton last season in Lexington and forced three turnovers. We just read his eyes, Taylor said. He went through his progressions and as he was going through his progression, we were reading him. quarter, but the Gators offense found a groove. Methodical drives led by quarterback Jeff Driskel kept UFs defense fresh on the sidelines. Florida converted 12 of 17 third-down opportunities and held a 15-minute advantage in time of possession. Driskel engineered a season best 15-play, 72-yard drive that lasted nine minutes in the third quarter. We were running the ball hard and we were converting on third down, Driskel said. That was a big thing coming into this week. We did a real nice job of protecting and getting open and making the plays. That was good for our offense and good for our team. Florida moved up three spots to No. 11 in the AP Poll following the victory. The Gators have displayed the toughness the coaches have been looking for in each of their three conference wins. With a new starting quarterback and another year adjusting to Muschamps style, there is a sense of optimism surrounding the Gators. said. Weve played three SEC teams already, and thats huge. Going 3-0 in the SEC to start the year, and with us, were not done yet. Were going to keep working hard and keep playing hard. Contact Adam Pincus at apincus@alligator.org. FOOTBALL, from page 1 We did a real nice job of protecting and getting open and making the plays. So that was good for our offense and good for our team.Jeff DriskelUF quarterback