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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 55 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida 67 /42Solid as BarackCheck out the photo story of election night as experienced by Gainesville residents, pg. 4. University Police urges students to use bike lightsState laws require lights to be used sunset to sunrise, pg. 8. Cold weather supplies donated to homeless residentsBlankets, scarves and socks were given away, pg. 9. Wideout Frankie Hammond Jr. and the Gators have used a hurry-up offense to the story on page 13. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13AP photo KATHRYN VARN and MICHAEL SCOTT DAVIDSON Alligator WritersOnce again, it looked like it would all come down to Florida. The state was 50-50 for hours after polls closed. Even after networks started calling the election for President Barack Obama, Florida remained persistently close. My stomach is in knots, said Carly Borden, a 21-year-old UF political science junior. But then, about an hour into Wednesday morning, it didnt matter. With Floridas electoral votes still in play, Republican nominee Mitt Obamas re-election. When the votes started rolling in Tuesday night, it became evident to supporters on both sides of the political aisle that every vote would indeed count. Ive personally called about 5,000 Floridians, said Katy Melchiorre, a 21-year-old political science and telecommunications senior and UF College Republicans chairwoman. So the fact it could come down to 5,000 votes is nerve-wracking. Alachua County went to Obama with 57.68 percent 69,219 votes. Romney earned 40.44 percent with 48,527 votes. The county became a blue island in a Republican sea as county votes were announced on blaring television screens in bars and homes across the city. MSNBC called Obamas victory, then CNN and Fox. Christina Ford, 20-year-old Gators for Obama co-chairwoman, pulled jected win on the Obama campaign Twitter. Someone popped a bottle of champagne and sprayed it over the crowd of teary-eyed Obama supporters. Ford, a political science and economics sophomore, and Gators for Obama co-chairwoman Rachel McGovern danced and embraced as My Girl by The Temptations blasted over the speakers and people joined in chants of Four more years. I know that hes going to continue to look forward to greater equality for women, greater equality for the LGBT community, said McGovern, a 20-year-old political science junior. Weve been working so hard for this. Romney supporters said they werent surprised that Alachua Coun-Obama secures re-election as Florida remains close CHRIS ALCANTARA and COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator WritersAfter almost a year on the campaign trail, the fate of the Alachua County Commission rested on a set of bar graphs. With their eyes glued to the screen, supporters from the Alachua County Democratic Party watched and waited as the votes trickled in. In an instant, the bar jumped, and cheers echoed through the room. The commissions Democratic majority was secured for another term. Out of the three County Commission races, all of the seats went to Democrats: Mike Byerly, Robert Hutch Hutchinson and Charles Chuck Chestnut. With the Democratic Party sweeping the local races, some Republican supporters said they look forward to the state and national results. Some said they were disappointed the county election was a full win for the other party. Its a tough county, said Stafford Jones, Alachua County Republican Ex-County Commission keeps Democratic majorityLOCAL CHRIS KIRSCHNERAlligator Contributing WriterTrader Joes grocery store is accepting job applications starting today. People can apply in person from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 3227 SW Grill and between Picture This and Acceptance Insurance, according to the job description on Trader Joes website. Applications can be completed on-site or printed from www.traderjoes.com. According to the job description, employees will work the register, bag groceries, stock shelves, build displays and help customers. The most important role for the Crew is to deliver a great customer experience, the job application reads. The Crew creates a fun, warm and friendly shopping experience throughout the store. The store prefers high school graduates with the ability to work evenings and weekends, according to the job description. For those people with talent in the kitchen, the store is also hiring chefs to create bite-sized food. The store seeks artists to create handmade signs that promote its products. According to Alligator archives, the store signed a 10-year lease agreement for a Butler Plaza space in May. The Gainesville location is under construction in a portion of the former Goodys, at 3728 Archer Road. Trader Joes is famous for its specialty items, including Two Buck Chuck wine and kosher meats, as well as a loyal customer base.Trader Joes Gainesville location now accepting job applicationsSEE COUNTY, PAGE 5 SEE PRESIDENT, PAGE 5


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 55 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 FORECASTSUNNY 75/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 78/57 SUNNY 72/46 SUNNY 69/42 PARTLY CLOUDY 67/42 SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY TODAY WHATS HAPPENING?Career Resource Center holds Global Opportunities Panel Visit the Career Resource Center today at 4 p.m. to learn from a group of experts about internship, volunteering and teaching opportunities abroad! Visit www.crc.ufl.edu for more information. Free Documentary Screening at Downtown Library The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, all around the world people are resisting those policies. Communities are coming together to rebuild more humanscale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm: the economics of localization. Democracy Devoured by Its Children: A Hungarian Tragedy All people are welcome to a talk by Gyorgy Csepeli from Etvs Lornd University today at noon in Anderson Hall, Room 216. History did not end in 1989 when the Berlin Wall was demolished. The countries of Eastern Europe unequivocally took a path to a market economy and pluralist democracy. It is 23 years later; some of the countries were successful, whereas others have lagged behind. This talk will address the Hungarian case as a failed transition. Based on empirical economic, sociological and social psychological evidence, the speaker will discuss the causes of Hungarys condition and discuss potential future scenarios. Florida HLCF Present Gator Salsathon The Florida Hispanic-Latino Collegiate Forum and La Casita welcome you to attend SALSAthon today from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dont worry if you dont know how to dance salsa, as there will be professional salsa instructors to teach you. All proof life including gay, secular university students to ultra-Or thodox Jews. She will examine what it means to be a Jewish, democratic state and the difficulties that come from trying to be both. Visit www.ufhillel.org or call 352-372-2900 for more information. Life-planning seminar The Roark Law Firm and Ryan Z. Westerburg of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management will host a free and open discussion about wills, trusts, living wills, financial planning and other steps you can take to reduce the burdens created by the death or incapacity of a loved one 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Talk about what happens if you pass away or become incapacitated in Florida and also touch on a couple of things parents should have in place for their children. Discuss important aspects of financial planning, saving and planning for retirement. Drinks, snacks, and a complimentary life planning binder will be provided and a Q&A session will follow. 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 for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. ceeds go to Children Beyond Our Borders Inc. Dancers can register at www.tinyurl.com/ gatorsalsathon. Tickets are $10 a couple and $7 for individual dancers. They will also be $10 at the door. Project MASCOT hosting taco dinner Project MASCOT hosts its annual all-you-can-eat Taco Dinner Fiesta, today from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The festivities will be at the Baptist Collegiate Ministries, 1604 W. University Ave. Tickets are $7 at the door, and all money will go toward sending at-risk, local elementary students to SeaWorld with their UF mentors in the Spring. A Dream: Discussed Hosted by the Institute of Hispanic/Latino Cultures, the second event in our Dream Act series, A Dream: Discussed, offers a friendly, nonpartisan environment to engage in dialogue surrounding the Dream Act today at 6 p.m. at the Institute of Black Culture, 1510 W. University Ave. Whether you support or oppose, are knowledgeable or uninformed, attend for an evening of challenging preconceived norms, voicing opinions and empowerment through informed decisions. Food will be provided. Check out the Facebook event, La Casita Presents A Dream: Discussed, at http:// www.facebook.com/ events/444260165621907/. UF Hillel hosts discussion with film director Join UF Hillel today at 5 p.m. to discuss religious identity in Israel with film director Amy Beth Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer is known for her film, Faces of Israel, which captures interviews with Israelis from all walks




4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Solid as Barack Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffABOVE: Democratic supporters gather at Cellar 12 and cheer for a Democratic sweep in three County Commission elections. BELOW: Mike Hickey, 58, Barb Martin, 75; and Dean Cheshire look at the county election results at Gators Dockside on Tuesday night.Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffMembers of the Alachua County Democratic Party celebrate wins in three County Commission elections, electing Mike Byerly, Robert Hutch Hutchinson and Charles Chuck Chestnut. Elise Giordano / Alligator Staff A Romney supporter, who refused to give her name, is upset about the election results Tuesday night at Salty Dog Saloon. Andrea Sarcos / AlligatorABOVE: Gators for Obama, among other Obama supporters, celebrate at Cellar 12 downtown Tuesday evening. The supporters yelled and cheered every time a state went Democratic. AP PhotoLEFT: Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves to supporters before conceding at his election night rally Wednesday in Boston. Alex Catalano / Alligator Staff


ecutive Committee chairman. I always hope for the best but brace for the worst. For some students, the Alachua County Commission may seem like part of government that doesnt touch their daily lives, but the commission has a hand in road construction, transportation projects and business initiatives, such as Innovation Gainesville, that impact UF. During the County Commission race, some candidates focused their vatism voice on the commission, and some Democratic candidates focused on being discriminate about slashing county programs. Byerly, the incumbent since he was elected in 2000, secured his fourth term on the commission with 62,169 votes 55.62 percent. His opponent, John Martin, a UF alumnus and former Hawthorne City Commissioner, gained 44.38 percent with 49,614 votes. Hutchinson, the executive director of the Alachua Conservation Trust, won his district with 64,579 votes 58.02 percent. His opponent Jean Calderwood earned 46,480 votes, securing 41.76 percent of the county. Chestnut, a former state representative and former Gainesville City Commissioner, won a Commission seat with 60,087 votes 53.74 percent. His opponent, Dean Cheshire, won 42.87 percent with 47,929 votes. Byerly said he is excited to be working with Hutchinson and Chestnut on the commission. Im feeling very good about having not just their perspective, but I think were going to have a good balance on the County Commission, he said. However, he said, the Democratic commissioners-elect will have Republican opposition. I think there is going to be some very interesting conversations, but I feel good about moving forward, Byerly said. Cheshire said that despite the loss, he felt great about his campaign and is happy that he can now spend time with family. This is the single hardest county to win as a Republican, hesaid. Its a Hail Mary no matter what. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff Charles Chuck Chestnut addresses Democratic supporters after securing a seat on the Alachua County Commission. Chestnut and two other Democratic candidates who won seats on the commision learned of their victories Tuesday night at Cellar 12 downtown. A DIVERSITY ACTION PLAN WILL BE IMPLEMENTED. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WriterAt its meeting Tuesday night, UFs Student Senate approved a resolution in response to the Oct. 24 blackface incident when two Beta Theta Pi brothers painted their bodies black at an off-campus social. One of the bills authors, Sen. Truman Williams, said the intent of the resolution is to educate the Student Body about the issue and give historical context. He said some of the recommendations made dur ing a Town Hall meeting last week should be addressed, but they may not be under Student Senates jurisdiction. Sen. Umair Asghar said resolutions are nonbinding and therefore can include demands. Sen. Morgan Vollrath agreed with Asghar. This could get buried next year, and never talk about it again, Vollrath said. During the meeting, Senate Cabinet Liaison Andrew Gar cia presented a diversity initiative. The initiative includes six Town Hall forums to discuss issues regarding different groups such as black/AfricanAmerican, LGBTQ, international, disability, Hispanic/ Chicano/Latino and AsianAfter the forums, a Diver sity Action Plan will be implemented. Senate President Christina Bonarrigo said that as elected representatives of students, the Senate has to respond to problems that may arise. She said she hopes the action plan will be released by Spring semester. ing, which will be about LGBTQ issues, will be Nov. 28. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org. Senate accepts blackface resolutionFewer students voted at the Reitz Union than in the 2008 electionty went to Obama. University of Florida as a whole is more liberal, and that attributes Alachua County going to Obama, said Nick Boley, a 21-year-old industrial and systems engineering senior. Im not surprised. But the national vote was another story. After Fox News called Obama the winner, a group of about 10 Gators for Romney students shared a round of Blue Moon beers as a couple of students shed tears at the Salty Dog Saloon. As the young Republicans waited for the Florida election results to roll in, they said they couldnt help but feel dismayed. Just to come up short like this, to all the people that have worked on this, is disappointing, said Frank Moehrle, 21-year-old Gators for Romney chair man and political science senior. As in the 2008 election, various groups emphasized student voting as essential in this race. For the Reitz Union, an all-student precinct, 3,432 people voted fewer than 2008s 3,923 votes. For Obama supporters, this night meant more than numbers. It meant months of hard work and support paid off. Ford spent countless hours on the campaign because, she said, she felt this was the best use of her time better than end-of-semester parties or even her college transcript. Ive given up my social life, grades, everything, and it was all worth it, Ford said. This will have an impact way past my college years. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@alligator.org or Michael Scott Davidson at mdavidson@alligator.org. PRESIDENT, from page 1Mike Byerly secured his fourth term COUNTY, from page 1Obama


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 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 352-376-4458.203 TOTAL VOTES52.7% OBAMA 39.9% ROMNEY 7.4% OTHERTodays question: Are you happy with the results of the election? Tuesdays question: Who are you voting for? The day after the election with ObamaAs I started to write this column on Election Day, polls were open and votes were coming in. By the time this is printed, very early Tuesday morning, we will most likely know who will be inaugurated in January as president of the United States. The next president will face a variety of issues from day one. From dealing with automatic budget cuts and tax reform, to managing a hyper-partisan Congress, the commander in chief will have to get to work immediately to By the time I wrote this, the campaign had long reached its climax and had essentially concluded. Disclaimer: I recognize that should I be proven wrong, this piece will be wholly irrelevant. If that is the case, do not hesitate to regard this as another Dewey defeats Truman moment. Approaching Election Day, I expected President Barack Obama to remain in the White House. gradually shifted toward Gov. Mitt Romney since the Florida. However, with respect to the Electoral College, Obama has too diverse a path to victory, while Romney must win the majority of swing states, including Ohio, which no victor in several election cycles has lost. Polls in Ohio shifted toward the President Monday, according to the New York Times. dous voter registration efforts and national organization has played a large role in his re-election. This effort as a failed incumbent in light of former President Jimmy Carter. The fallen potential of the Romney campaign could be attributed to the bitter Republican primary process in which the GOP nominee pandered to a volatile platform for far too long. Having been under constant attack for nearly two years, both Republicans and Democrats successfully put constant doubt of the minds of voters. As such, the president has an advantage as the incumbent. than being torn down by an extended nomination process, Obama seems to have been uplifted by a united Democratic party in addition to gradual progress with respect to the marginal improvements in the job market There is no time for celebration, however. The President must get back to work instead of remaining the campaigner in chief, as his opposition may label him. America has made progress, but the nation still has a long way to go to repair partisan divisions in rebuilding our economy. I hope that Republicans will work with President Obama. I hope that President Obama will work with Republicans. There is no denying that Republicans, like Romney, have tangible and meaningful experience to offer anoththe economy works, should not be overlooked. We can all agree that to unite the nation and solve our issues, we must compromise on legislation development. It would be encouraging to see the Obama administration and Republicans reach out to one another to Matthew Schnur is an economics freshman at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Hope and Change How Obama won our heartsTwas November the seventh, day after elections, America was represented, all of the sections! The votes had been cast in the system with care In hopes that Obama soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their classes, While visions of binders scared all the lasses. And mom in her apron, and I in my suit Had just settled down to look at our Halloween loot. When out on North Lawn, there arose such a clatter, I sprang from my desk to see what was the matter. Away to the window, I threw open the blinds To see tons of people standing in lines! First Sandy stole gas from the Jersey Shore, Then people who voted found it quite a chore. When, what to my wondering ears should appear, Tons of Americans who gave quite a cheer! Led by two eagles, and that cute dog Bo, Away they all walked, headed north to Washington So up to D.C., they all took a walk, To hard work or a challenge, they did not balk. From health care to human rights, Obama took a stand. Sasha and Malia must both be so proud; From Twitter to Facebook, the youth won the vote. We earned it, dear reader, take a moment to gloat. No need to be scared of the almost nightmare to loot. He spoke not a word, but went straight to work, And giving a nod, up the White House chimney he rose! He sprang to Air Force One, to his team gave a whistle, But we heard him exclaim before they had left, Many thanks, all you young people! Especially UF!Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Matthew Schnuropinions@alligator.org


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 The Associated Press recently reported that, as a result of a four-year boom in oil production, the United States could surpass Saudi Arabia as the worlds largest producer of oil. This news comes dur ing a time when Americans are increasingly concerned about oil prices and stability in the Middle East. Energy independence has long been a rallying cry for politicians who claim to support American national security. This phrase has become synonymous with a variety of initiatives, namely the escalation of domestic drilling as embodied by the 2008 Republican campaign slogan drill, baby, drill, as well as ongoing efforts to sources. However, through all of this, the U.S. has, out of necessity, been forced to import a large amount of its oil. Though much has been said about the supply of oil in the Middle East, the largest exporter of oil to the U.S. is Canada, providing nearly a billion barrels of oil so far in 2012 compared to the 436 million barrels from Saudi Arabia. Nonetheless, U.S. dependence on foreign oil still poses a major national security threat, and the news that the U.S. has experienced its fourth straight increase in annual oil production provides U.S. planners with a variety of options. This should not be interpreted as an opening for complacency when it comes to investing in alternative energy sources. With an increase in domestic production, about 11.4 million barrels a day, the domestic need, 18 million bar rels a day, will increasingly be met by domestic production. This means that more and more money spent on oil will be pumped into the U.S. economy, with obvious However, this also means that, as oil prices drop and the fear of dependence on oil from the Middle East recedes, there will be a decrease in public pressure on politicians and the private sector to come up with effecdiscover new sources of domestic petroleum. As college students, the events that transpire today cant and long-lasting consequences in our adult years. and then replace it or become complacent with falling oil prices and rising independence, our choice will heavily weigh on our ability to sustain ourselves when the worlds oil production reaches its Hubbert peak. Therefore, we must be proactive to avoid the devastating effects of this peak to the worlds oil supplies. The breathing room that will be provided by greater independence and greater domestic oil production must be converted into research into alternative energies so that this breathing room can continue into the future. ed from international markets to the domestic economy must be used to supplement existing funding for research into alternative energy sources. The basic rule of capitalism is that when there is a demand for a product, the supply for that product will respond accordingly. ergy independence based on the short-term combination of petroleum and alternative energy sources is to continue to provide this demand on the market. ciency has increased. Hybrid cars have become more commonplace and solar panels, windmills, hydroelectric plants and nuclear reactors have increasingly taken a larger role in satisfying Americas energy needs. To complement the increase in research and public interest in alternative energy sources, we need a massive investment in Americas electric grid. The current To provide for the dramatically growing energy needs of the American public, and to supplant transtive implementation of alternative energy sources such as solar, wind and hydroelectric because of their need to from transporting electricity, the American electric grid must be updated and renovated to include the most adpower throughout the country. American oil production is increasing, and with this omy, its national security and foreign policy; however, this good fortune cannot be met with complacency but instead with an increased determination to extend the the future. Alex Rubin is a columnist for The Dartmouth at Dartmouth College.UWireAlex RubinUWire Have you ever heard the phrase Let the Gator Growl? How about the largest student-run pep rally in the nation? To many people, these are simply the common phrases heard on campus each year at Homecoming time. But for the students who attend Gator Growl annually, it means the most unique Homecoming experience in the country, and it belongs to them as Florida Gators. We can spend hours detailing what the show has for you (skydivers, UF cheerleaders, the Dazzlers, a chance to see Tracy Morgan and Josh Turner perform live, student-produced skits and more), but the feeling cant be explained. We have not one, but two events in the stadium in one weekend. A stage is built in a week and taken down in 12 hours. Its a time when the famous come to Gainesville, and the Gators are the stars of the show. Its not for only our athletes. Its for the dancers, a show by students, for students. (OK, and for alumni, but they were students once, too). For $15, come check it out before you knock it. Theres no event in the country like Gator Growl, and its directly on campus. coming is about. This week is the ultimate experience for the Gator Nation. Theres one reason to celebrate, This year, well also have a unique opportunity to celebrate our nations heroes for Veterans Day. With ROTC members as ushers, cameos from Gators serving overseas and Wounded Warriors in the audience, we will spend the night honoring those people who serve and have served our country. If you buy a Gator Growl ticket, you will help us reach 32,500 in ticket sales. Gator Growl aims to donate $25,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. together under one president and stand united not only for the Gator Nation, but for the United States. Get ready for the Independence Day in Gainesville twice in one year. (Who doesnt love that?) Medal of Honor recipient and Gainesville resident Cpl. Duane E. Dewey will kick off the weekend as the grand marshal of the UF Homecoming Parade Friday at noon on University Avenue. Following Gator Growl, which is Friday at 7 p.m. in Ben Hill GrifHomecoming Alumni barbecue at 10 a.m. Saturday before the game. Well have the entire tailgate experience plus barbecue from 4 Rivers Smokehouse for $10. I also hope youll celebrate Homecoming in your own way this week. Attend an event hosted by your organization, wear red, white, orange and blue, and take the night off from studying to enjoy a movie. Its Homecoming, its a holiday and its time to celebrate. If you have any inquiries about the universitys Homecoming events, visit www.gatorgrowl.org or www.facebook.com/GatorGrowlUF FRIENDS! Happy Homecoming to all. Hannah Swerdloff is the general chairwoman of UF Homecoming 2012.Homecoming is an Guest columnHannah SwerdloffSpeaking Out


RACHEL KURLANDAlligator Contributing WriterIn light of the recent time change, the University Police Department urges UF students to use bicycle lights for safety. State laws require that a bicycle used between sunset and sunrise must have a front light visible from tor on the back visible from 600 feet, said UPD spokesman Maj. Brad Bar ber. Beyond the legal requirement, it is for visibility, Barber said. A nonmoving violation costs $104, Sgt. Kristy Maculan said. A moving violation, in which the bicya stop sign or operating in the wrong UPD swept through campus Monday night, Maculan said. Dur ing that time, police issued 52 written warnings for bike light violations. She said police also registered 26 bikes. Typically, students who commit a bike infraction on campus initially receive a warning, Barber said. Following incidents can become citations. Cyclists, like drivers, must follow the rules of the road, which include stopping at red lights and stop signs. A lot of people dont recognize that a bicycle is considered a vehicle in the State of Florida, Barber said. Kerrie Durham, a linguistics freshman, bought a bike light about a month into this semester. The 18-year-old said she shines a light on herself while riding at night so it is easier for others to see her. Loren Humphrey, an 18-year-old aerospace engineering freshman, said it is important that drivers and bikers can see each other while on the road. You should probably have a couple of bike lights at night, she said. And maybe dont go as fast. 8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Benjamin S. Brasch / Alligator Staff SAFETYUPD urges students to use bike lights THIS WILL BE THE FOURTH LION FOR THE HOUSE. KATHRYN VARNAlligator WriterGroups of students who walked by the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house Monday afternoon werent all talking about the Gators. Some gossiped about a different animal the missing lion. According to SAE President Nathan Kenney, the fraternity will replace Leo the lion statue. Leo has been outside the house for about 20 years. It had no nose or tail, said Kenney, a 21-year-old food science and human nutrition senior. Parts of it were held together by the layers of paint. He said the fraternity or dered its new brass-and-steel lion, which will be the fourth one outside of the house, from a company in China. It was supposed to arrive for Homecoming this weekend, but it was shipped through New York and was delayed due to Hurricane Sandy. It will be a little bigger than the previous lion and will cost about $8,500, Kenney said. SAE alumni raised most of the money, with a few of the funds coming from active members. Kenney said they plan to have a ceremony with alumni this weekend to honor the new lion. He said that Leo is a mascot for the fraternity and a way to differentiate the house from others. Its a landmark, he said. I tell people, Its the house with the lion in the front. Will Simpson, a 21-yearold industrial and systems engineering junior and SAE brother, said Leo guards the fraternity house. Its more of something that brings us together, he said. The brothers paint the lion for social events, football games and holidays, Kenney said. SAE plans to prime the new lion so the brotherhood can continue to paint it for events. Leo will be back in the front yard next week for all the students who are used to its majestic glance and bright colors. Its our unique way of desaid. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@alligator.orgSAE fraternity house lion gets replacement Parts of it were held together by the layers of paint.Nathan KenneySAE President


AUDREYANNA LOGUERREAlligator Contributing WriterTommy Scott can barely sleep when its cold outside. Scott, 56, was recently in the hospital for two weeks because he slept outside and didnt have enough blankets to keep him warm and keep his asthma at bay. Whenever St. Francis House offers cold-night shelter, he makes sure to stay overnight. Organizations keep homeless people warm and safe during the cold nights. While the temperature drops and the crisp winter wind breezes through, the amount of supplies to assist the homeless change daily, according to local commuScott slept at the shelter during cold nights for the past two years. Im always treated really good, he said. He said that in the past when the temperature was about 20 to 35 degrees, the shelter ran out of cots to give out. It got so goddamn full, he said. separated by a divider, he said. Scott said he plans to stay at St. Francis for the next couple of nights because its going to be cold. Temperatures will dip into the low 40s over the next few nights. He said he thinks many of the people who sleep on Bo Diddley Community Plaza and in Tent City will follow suit. The City of Gainesville/Alachua Counsupplies after running out of jackets to give to the homeless last week. people responded by helping out and donating, said Theresa Lowe, director of the City of Gainesville/Alachua County OfThis has been a community partnership, Lowe said. and scarves. Jackets are given away daily. In the past two weeks, the organization gave about 50 to 60 jackets, she said. St. Francis House provides cold-night shelter for the homeless when the temperature is 45 degrees or lower. Kent Vann, executive director at St. Francis House, said the cold-night shelter provides a person who doesnt have anywhere to stay a safe and warm place to sleep. This saves lives, Vann said. A freeze warning can cost a life. The shelter houses 35 people, but during cold-night temperatures, an additional 40 to 60 people stay the night, he said. Guests check in by 8 p.m., and they receive a green cot, blankets and coffee. In the morning, about 30 volunteers and six staffers provide the guests with a hot breakfast including eggs, bacon, pastries or oatmeal. The people are good, and they are appreciative of the services, he said. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 Elise Giordano / Alligator StaffJohn Roberts, 56, left, and Daniel Walters, 53, sit on a bench on Bo Diddley Community Plaza on Friday night. Temperatures will dip into the low 40s over the next few nights. Cold weather supplies donated to homeless residents this week Blankets, scarves and socks were given away


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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Junior safety Elam earns national awardMatt Elam was named the Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week on Tuesday after notching six tackles, two tackles for a loss and an interception on Saturday. Jo Dragotta will miss UFs NCAA Tournament match against FGCU on Friday due to a concussion, coach Becky Burleigh said Tuesday. Dragotta was Freshman of the Week for the third time, adding to an See story, page 14. David Carr / Alligator StaffQuarterback Jeff Driskel signals to the Gators offense in Floridas 14-7 win against Missouri on OPPONENTS HAVE GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer In response to a streak of slow starts, the Gators are picking up the pace. Driskel found Trey Burton in the directions and signaling with his hands. Without huddling, Florida gain. 13 plays against Texas A&M. Brent Pease said the Gators will said. on its second possession. to start the possession, the Gators But Driskel was tackled for no an open Reed. son. their opponents. Driskel said. dle this week to kind of get our defenses. nilla concepts. Florida taking up-tempo approach to cure slow startsSEE UP-TEMPO, PAGE 15 JOE MORGAN Alligator Staff Writer decision. Pease, a career assistant, said he would listen at Florida. Charlie Weis accepted an offer to take the season. Pease noncommittal on UK opening SEE NOTES, PAGE 15JURNY DUTY W changing anything. it should not go any further than that. skilled people who can run and ates issues But Florida any issues ly. playing in the Sun Belt Conference. ern Conference slate. The defense alone can win this Gators should air it out SEE JOSH, PAGE 15 If the opportunity comes up afterward, Id do whatevers appropriate at that time.Brent PeaseUF offensive coordinator Josh Jurnovoy


14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 VOLLEYBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator WriterThanks to Ziva Recek, the Gators have to make more room on their mantel. The Southeastern Conference named Recek its Freshman of the Week for the third time this year and the second straight week on Monday after her career weekend against Georgia and Tennessee. Floridas leader in kills tallied 38 in the past two matches to bring her total on the season to 317. Recek, who is one of only three Gators to play in each of the teams 81 sets, has averaged 3.91 kills per set. That mark is the fourth-highest average in the SEC. Most of her production last weekend came in the Gators loss to the Volunteers on Sunday, when she recorded a career-high 26 kills and 20 digs. Coach Mary Wise said she hasnt seen a performance like Receks in a while. We havent had a player record 26 kills since 2005, Wise said. Ziva has been more than solid for us all season. Great players have that ability to go to another gear. er to record at least 26 kills in a match since Jane Collymore had 30 on Sept. 10, 2005. She also was the and 20 digs in a single match since Kisya Killingsworth registered 23 kills and 20 digs against South Carolina on Sept. 17, 2006. Receks record-setting weekend puts her in the same conversation as former Gators great and AllAmerican Kelly Murphy. Recek has three SEC Freshman of the Week awards as well as an SEC Offensive Player of the Week award, which mirrors Murphys accom plishments during her freshman year in 2008. Murphy went on to win SEC Freshman of the Year and was the consensus National Freshman of the Year. Before Recek, the 6-foot outside hitter, earned her latest award, Murphy and former All-American Elyse Cusack were the only Gators to have accumulated four confer ence honors in one season. As a team, Florida has racked up six weekly honors so far this season. Two weeks ago, Chloe Mann was the SEC Offensive Player of the conferences Defensive Player of the Week. The Gators have already eclipsed last years squad, which earned just four weekly awards. The last time Florida had an offensive player, defensive player and freshman of the week was 2010. Wise said she credits the play of the veterans that lead the team through the day-to-day grind. What we do is rely on the leadership of the older players, Wise said. They want to get back in the gym right away. Behind the leadership of Betsy Smith and Tangerine Wiggs, the Gators have racked up six weekly awards and the top spot in the SEC standings. Wise said Florida is close to where it wants to be at this point in the year. Our goal every year is to be playing our best volleyball at the end of the season, she said. I think we have a chance to do that.Freshman outside hitter continues to rack up SEC accolades Recek


We like it a lot, Driskel said. Its nice to see what theyre doing and that theyre going to stay in their base coverages. The up-tempo approach also gives UF an opportunity to get a few of its little-used offensive weapons more involved. Running back Matt Jones played three snaps and gained 5 yards on two carries during Floridas opening drive. Pease said the freshmans hands have made him a tation. The Gators also rotate receivers in the hurry-up offense. Rather than asking a player who ran a mage and be ready for the next play, the coaches can sub him out for a fresher option. Pease said the mechanics of running the hurry-up are relatively simple, especially given the time the Gators devote to it in practice. Its something that weve worked on a lot, Driskel said. We feel really comfortable with it. But the up-tempo approach comes with a possible downside. If Floridas offense rushes through a three-and-out, its defense will have to renity to catch its breath. This prevents Pease from running a hur ry-up offense if the opponents offense just sustained a long drive. If you go no-huddle and go threeDriskel said. You kind of have to get into a groove. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. Southeastern Conference clip since taking over in 2010. Peases history in Lexington, Ky., has fueled speculation that he might replace Phillips. Pease served as UKs offensive coordinator from 2001-02. Its a good program, Pease said of Kentucky. Theyve got great people. Theyve got a great program, and the facilities are good. Theyre committed to winning, and they have won. They won when we were there, when I was there on staff. They won when Rich Brooks was there. You can get good kids there. Sandys effect on Gators: The lights will not come on at Josh Evans house. More than a week after Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, Evans family is without power. It was very scary, he said. Evans had the storm on his mind dur ing Floridas 14-7 win against Missouri Evans led the Gators with 12 tackles and grabbed a fourth-quarter interception that ended the Tigers last-ditch effort to tie the game. I kind of had a chip on my shoulder this weekend to go out there and play harder for my family and the struggle theyre going through, Evans said. The lives we lost back in New Jersey, New York (and) Connecticut had me a little emotional over this weekend to go out there and just play my heart out. Its been tough. Also affected by the storm were the families of Dominique Easley of Staten Island, N.Y., and Jordan Reed of New London, Conn. Buck linebacker Lerentee McCray said he and Easley talked about the junior defensive ends family and the condition of Staten Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. They went a couple days without like that. Stuff that we went through a couple years ago when the hurricanes came through. Sturgis may be limited: Caleb Sturgis (right ankle) is probable for Saturdays game against Louisiana, but the extent of his role remains uncertain. Due to swelling on Sturgis kicking ankle that popped up during practice last week, the Gators may reduce the Lou Groagainst the Ragin Cajuns. Usually, Sturgis Its something that [special teams coor dinator D.J. Durkin] always lets us know, Pease said. Theres communication on the headphones on where we need to get to. So, it varies. We know what Calebs range is consistently, but if theres wind, theres wind. If its a different kicker, its probably not as far as Calebs. souri. Brad Phillips handled kickoffs and fourth quarter. Headset jargon: When asked about his Saturday headset conversations with Muschamp, Pease laughed. Muschamp tones down his sideline demeanor when talking with coaches during games, according to Pease. Hes good, Pease said. He listens, and he might say things here and there and give us some clues on what were seeing. Some coaches chat a lot, but he doesnt do that. Sometimes I dont even know hes there. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alliga tor.org. UFs win against South Carolina, with a few forced turnovers giving Florida the edge from the get-go. For that reason, the offense needs to get out of its comfort zone the next two weeks and throw the ball at least half of the time. The Gators have run the ball on 68 per cent of their offensive plays this season. If the coaches feel that imbalance will serve them best against No. 8 Florida State on Nov. 24, then that is what they should do the next two weeks. However, that is not likely the case. The Seminoles boast the nations topranked overall defense, which is third against the run. FSU has consistently taken away the oppositions ground game more than any other team Florida has faced this season. Not developing a better passing game will only make it easier for the Seminoles, who wont hesitate to move their safeties close to the line of scrimmage. The thing it really does is make it tough on your receivers, because they have to block those guys that are so much lower, offensive coordinator Brent Pease said of safeties in the box. Or it makes it easier on them that were going over the top of them like we did on the one to Frankie (Hammond Jr.). Pease was referring to Hammonds negated 43-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter of Saturdays 14-7 win against Missouri. The completion shows that even though the Gators struggle to pass block and their talent at receiver is average at best, they can still make plays in the air. The unit just hasnt done so often. Unless the situation dictates that a run is the only logical option, Pease should focus on getting quarterback Jeff Driskel and the possible. Even though the end-of-season showdown with the rival Seminoles is more important than these two games, the Gators probably dont have many cards left to put on the table. If there are a few plays that havent been used, then by all means save them. But everything Florida has the 118th-ranked passing offense in the country. Conversely, Louisiana ranks 118th in pass defense. If there was ever a week for the Gators to go all-in and work through their passing struggles, this is it. Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator. org. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15David Carr / Alligator StaffWideout Frankie Hammond Jr. hauls in a 43-yard touchdown during UFs 14-7 win against Missouri on Saturday. The play was called back due to a holding call on Jon Halapio. David Carr / Alligator StaffSafety Josh Evans (9) tackles wideout Dorial Green-Beckham (15) during JOSH, from page 13Coordinator has experience with Kentucky NOTES, from page 13 UPTEMPO, from page 13Gators reserves getting time in hurry-up attack


16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 David Carr / Alligator StaffCoach Billy Donovan signals to his team during Floridas 101-71 exhibition win against Nebraska-Kearney on Nov. 1 in the OConnell Center. CASEY PRATHER HAS SUFFERED TWO CONCUSSIONS IN THE PAST NINE DAYS. LANDON WATNICKAlligator WriterAfter a concussion knocked Casey Prather out of UFs scrimmage against Rollins on Oct. 27, he suffered another concussion on Monday. The junior forwards second head injury in nine days occurred when Patric Young elbowed him during a rebound attempt in practice. It was just a normal play, Young said. I just jumped for the ball, and I guess I hit him. Prather will miss No. 10 Floridas season opener against Georgetown on Friday in the NavyMarine Corps Classic in Jacksonville, coach Billy Donovan said. Donovan added that Prathers second concusHe has to go through a series of baseline tests, Donovan said. I felt like with Caseys this game. In 2011-12, Prather averaged two points and 1.8 rebounds per contest. He averaged only 9.5 minutes in 28 games last season but is expected to have an increased role this year once healthy. Prather missed UFs exhibition against Nebraska-Kearney on Thursday before doctors cleared him to rejoin the team in practice on Monday. wing while redshirt senior Mike Rosario struggled in Prathers absence. Frazier scored a team-high 21 points on 8-for10 shooting after coming off the bench. As the starting small forward, Rosario recorded four turnovers against four points, going 0 for 3 from beyond the arc. With Rosario and Frazier as its primary options at small forward, Florida will have to play small at times against a long and athletic Georgetown frontcourt. Four of the Hoyas projected starters are at least 6 feet 8 inches tall. Donovan has also entertained the possibility of playing Will Yeguete, Erik Murphy and Young together. Donovan said he is worried about how such a lineup would function offensively. We have to look at that now just because of Caseys situation, Donovan said. We have not done that a lot.Junior forward to miss opener following second concussion