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Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida County library now offers free music downloads to cardholders. Read the story on page 9.Controversial Student Senate resolution pulled, printing one passedSenators will volunteer for MLK Day, pg 5. Local Chipotle customers not having a cow over beef issueBoth Gainesville stores arent serving their normal steak, pg 8. Brothers arrested after brawling with Gator City workersOne remains in jail in lieu of a $65,000 bond, pg 9. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 1359 /48VOLUME 108 ISSUE 74 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 Tori Wienke / AlligatorHot NowDuring his lunch hour, 26-year-old UF chemical engineering doctoral student Virat Upadhyay serves himself Krishna Lunch using their new to-go containers. Krishna staff has started using the contain ers in order to help keep food servings and customers warm. HE BROUGHT DRIED SOUP; SHE BROUGHT HOT WATER. JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgHe disappeared underneath the pile of blankets. The man lay there motionless, camped out on Bo Diddley Community Plaza the night of Gainesvilles coldest air mass in years. Cris Salazar gently placed a at the foot of the mans pile. An hour before heading to the plaza, the 38-year-old Gainesville resident and his Freezing temperatures Monin Gainesville as some residents braved the cold to hand out hot food and drinks to those in need. say go out tonight, said Salazar, a member of Grace FelGainesville. Bo Diddley Community Plaza, gresso soup, V8 juice, Nekot other items. crafted each bag, taking into account the USDAs nutrient recommendations, Salazar said. Each bag contained roughly pounds. As Salazar explained his serBetty Mason got out of her car, old sons. Mason also brought snacks, er, hot chocolate packets, tea, peanut butter and bagels. Salazar stopped to shake never met before, but Salazar He brought dried soup, and she in-hand together, he said. gan discussing life, family and comes to homeless people. Nothin different about me, Mason told Salazar. Then, a tall, skinny man in a proached them. Where the bag? he asked. This one has your name on it, Salazar said, as he handed him one.Locals team up to aid homeless in freezeCAMPUS SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.orgThe end of the Fall semester brought approval for a from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Bernard Mair, associate provost for undergraduate are the bachelors program for Asian studies and the master of arts in mathematics. cancel the majors, Mair said. The Board of Governors monitors each major for graduation rates, and if the program doesnt live up to the set benchmarks, it gets cut. 2011. started in Fall 2011 in the College of Liberal Arts and Asia, the Caribbean or the Middle East. The program studies, effectively absorbing the major, said Mair. During the series of budget cuts from 2006 to 2012, New environmental major approved BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff WriterLake Wauburg-bound students no longer have to cram into from the Regional Transit System. Reitz Union to the lakes south entrance. ing from Lake Wauburg at 5 p.m. The route Saturdays. The Floridabe the last stop before an express trip to Lake Wauburg. 1 Cards to board the buses and to get into the Wauburg entrance. RTS spokesman Chip Skinner that ran to Wauburg, but the bus ridership. We had a lot of requests from the Student Body to bring that route back, he said. Skinner added that not all busStudents like UF mathematics sophomore Anthony Delletiglie, trips to Lake Wauburg more convenient.RTS adds new shuttle route to Lake Wauburg SEE RTS, PA GE 4 SEE MAJORS, PA GE 4 SEE HOMELESS, PA GE 4It runs Saturdays onlySkinner


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 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTTHUNDERSTORMS 76/56 THUNDERSTORMS 81/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 77/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 69/55 PARTLY CLOUDY 59/48 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 74 CORRECTIONIn Mondays Alligator, an article incorrectly stated that new tomato packaging will allow oxygen and carbon monoxide to separate. It should have said it would separate oxygen and carbon dioxide.WHATS HAPPENING?Young and Arab in America Join the Arabic Cultural Association, Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs and Intercultural Engagement for UFs first-ever Arab-American students panel on Thursday in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the Arabic Cultural Association will begin its general body meeting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the panel at 7 p.m. A diverse group of ArabAmerican students at UF will be sharing their experiences growing up Arab in post-9/11 America. Free food, including hummus, will be served. The Giant Shiitake Mushroom Festival Visit the Giant Shiitake Mushroom Festival in Interlachen on Saturday. Held at Jenkins Park near the Caboose and the Old Town Hall, the festival will include contests, vendors, folk music and workshops about growing shiitake. UF students receive free admission to the Florida Museum Students with a valid Gator 1 Card now receive free admission to the Butterfly Rainforest and other fee-based exhibits year-round, sponsored by UF Student Government. The Florida Museum of Natural History inspires people to value the biological richness and cultural heritage of our diverse world and make a positive difference in its future. The museum is located at 3215 Hull Road, just south of the Southwest Recreation Center. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. See deceptive butterflies at the Florida Museums Butterfly Rainforest Visit the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History from Jan. 1 through Feb. 14 to discover a variety of butterflies that deceive to survive as part of the theme Mimicry, the World of Deception. Daily butterfly releases are held at 2 p.m. with additional weekend releases at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting. UF students with a valid Gator 1 Card receive free admission year-round. Got something going on? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to Please keep them 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted submissions may not be published. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Be a part of something BIG GIVE B LOOD.Over 1,000 people gathered to form one of needs just as many donors per week to meet call 888.795.2707 Photo by Photography 35 THE ASSOCIATED PRESSSUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. A new condo tower on Sunny Isles Beach will include a sculpture by artist Helidon Xhixha in each unit. The Miami Herald reports the tower named Muse will feature a 47-story, 68-unit tower built on a less than 1-acre site along Collins Avenue. It is expected to break ground in June. Hes going to do art in every apartment and around the grounds and lobby, said Kevin Maloney, founder and CEO of New York-based Property Markets Group, which is launching the tower with co-developer S2 Development of Aventura. The Albanian-born artist will consult with unit buyers and design a piece for each, Maloney said. The Herald said the 694-foottall building will match the height of two other Sunny Isles Beach luxury projects the Porsche Design Tower and Mansions at Acqualina. It will reach the maximum height allowed in the area by the Federal Aviation Administration. Maloney said the building will be just 60 feet wide, facing the ocean. It will feature residences starting at 2,360 square feet and houses with more than 5,800 square feet. From a staging point of view, a tall, narrow building with a twist and cantilevers, said Maloney, who tends to build tall, thin buildings. He has also announced plans for a building on West 57th Street in New York. building will have two units with a thick core between them. When you go high, you end up with a thick core, with heavy shear walls to support the building, Maloney said. Muse will start taking reservations soon.S. Fla. condo will sport sculptures in each unit STATE KAI SUAlligator Contributing WriterStarting Jan. 1, minimum wage workers receive $7.93 per hour, a 14-cent increase from last year, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Although the change is in line with a Florida law passed in 2004 that requires minimum wage to adjust yearly to the cost of living, some people dont think this years change will make that big of a difference. Employee rights activist and UF alumnus Jeremiah Tattersall, 27, said its hard to call the new minimum wage an increase at all. Fourteen more cents an hour would equal about $290 more a year for the average minimumwage worker, said Tattersall, who works to implement programs and lobby politicians in support of pro-labor legislation for the North Central Florida Central Labor Council. Tattersall said the increase will help minimum-wage workers in the short run, but their purchasing power is essentially the same. So its really not an extra $290 a year, Tattersall said. Food costs more. Electricity costs more. If the minimum wage had inhe said, it would be about $20 by now. Charlesynquette Duncan, a 19year-old UF psychology senior, earns minimum wage working at UFs Southwest Recreation Center. Duncan said the increase will not make a big difference, but she appreciates the extra cash. Its about $4 more per paycheck, Duncan said. More moneys always better. UF sophomore Lauren Beadle, 19, shares the same view as Duncan. The biology and history major works at a zip line company called Treetop Trek in Melbourne over school breaks and occasional weekends. She uses most of the money she earns to pay for her car, she said, and her parents help support her school and living expenses. However, some of Beadles coworkers rely on their paychecks as their main source of income, and many of them use governthe bills. Even though the wage changes with living costs, Tattersall said he believes the increase still isnt enough for workers to support themselves without depending on government aid. Its better than nothing, but it doesnt advance the working people, he said.Workers not wowed by wage hike How minimum wage has changed in the past 10 years 2006: $6.40 2007: $6.67 2008: $6.79 2009: $7.21 2010: $7.25 2011: $7.25 $7.31 2012: $7.67 2013: $7.79 2014: $7.93 It rose to $7.93 an hour


A lot of students who dont have cars would enjoy going to Lake Wauburg, he said. Its nice for them to have the opportunity to ride the bus there. RTS and UF had been discussing the possibility of a new route since early 2013, Skinner said. Scott Fox, director of Transportation and Parking Services at UF, said the idea for the route was discussed with RTS at a committee meeting on transportation access fees. They came up with the recommendation to restore bus service to Lake Wauburg, and they were able to do that without raising transportation access fees, Fox said. Skinner estimated that the new route, running until June 28, will cost UF about $10,000. Kate Heffernan, a 20-year-old UF political science and natural resource conservation junior, said if she lived on campus now, she would take advantage of the bus route. My freshman year, I didnt have a car, and I knew Lake Wauburg was there, said Heffernan. But I couldnt access it on my own. RTS also added Route 77 to its 2014 schedule. The route runs from Sante Fe College to Cabana Beach Apartments, near I-75. 4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writerkvarn@alligator.orgA local woman was arrested Monday evening after police reported she pulled a gun on her girlfriend. Gainesville Police arrested 24-year-old Taljah Chanite Lang on aggravated battery charges, according to an arrest report. At about 7 p.m., Lang and her girlfriend, Kelsey Camielle Gaddy, began Southeast Third Street near the Rosa Parks bus station, according to the report. pulled a handgun out of her backpack and pushed it against Gaddys head, according to the report. Gaddy then dropped Lang off at the bus station. She told the staff that Lang was in possession of a gun and called 911. Employees pointed out at the station, according to the report. Police found the gun in Langs backpack and ammunition matching the guns caliber. The guns serial number was unreadable. into the Alachua County Jail at about 8 p.m., where she remained as of press time in lieu of a $60,000 bond. Local woman pulls gun on her girlfriendAP PhotoIce, Ice BabyAn overnight sprinkler left icicles on the shrubs at The Antique Market of San Jose on Tuesday in Jacksonville. Much of the nation experienced below-freezing temperatures Tuesday.CRIME THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMIAMI Carnival Corp. said Tuesday that the former CEO of Costa Cruises, the company behind the Concordia disaster, is retiring. Costa owns the Concordia cruise ship that capsized off the central Italian coast in early 2012. Pier Luigi Foschi was CEO at Costa Cruises when the Concordia slammed into a reef off the Tuscan island of Giglio with more than 4,000 people on board. Thirty-two people died. Carnival said Tuesday that Foschi, 67, is retiring after 16 years with the company. Foschi retired as Costa Cruises CEO six months after the Concordia disaster. Parent company Carnival later named him head of its business in Asia. day that Foschi stopped working for the company in November and retired from its board Monday. He is getting a payment of 1.25 million euros ($1.7 million) as part of a separation agreement. Carnival Chairman Micky Arison said in a statement Tuesday that Foschis efforts helped transform the company.Carnival cruise corp. says former Costa Cruises CEO retiring RTS, from page 1It will cost UF about $10,000 Residents gave out food care packagesSoon, Salazar was on his way again, handing out more bags around Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Another man called after him. Church man! Hey sir! he shouted, heading toward Salazar for a bag, I aint get nothin. Mason smiled, and after he left, her 9-year-old said, I hope that guy got it. Mason brought about $30 worth of food to the plaza with her two sons. It plaza, but Mason said she thought people needed a little something extra tonight. I just thought it was gonna be super cold, so I wanted to bring something warm, she said. Mason said shes always wanted to help the homeless from an early age, and now she has the chance. Its funny: People always tell you not to do things like this because its dangerous, she said. I found it to be the opposite. After everyone left, Calvin Taylor stood on the plaza, getting ready to head to St. Francis House for a warm place to stay the night. The 58-year-old missed the hot chocolate and the bags of food, but he said hes gotten items from Gainesville residents before on cold nights like this. I cant complain because its free, Taylor said. As for chilly weather, Taylor said hes lived in Gainesville on and off for 30 years and can handle the cold because hes from South Carolina. The Lord wont give you more than you can bear, he said. HOMELESS, from page 1Asian studies bachelors degree was nixedsaid the loss of faculty was felt more in smaller programs like Asian studies, where student enrollment was already minimal. Faculty naturally looked for greener pastures if they could, he said. Their talents will be better used for teaching a larger number of students. There is still a minor for Asian studies, and Mair said the similarities between the master of science and master of arts in mathematics made the M.A. redundant. Christopher Silver, the dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning, said the one-year environmental analysis and design program appeals to students looking for a supplemental masters degree that teaches hands-on analytical skills. He said preparations are still being made, and its expected to be available starting Summer or Fall 2014. While other majors in the college might learn how to construct a road, environmental design considers factors like an areas community and infrastructure. The program also includes experience with geographic information systems, which is an asset to students searching for a career in planning and development. Someone with this degree can get hired by pretty much any development company, Silver said. MAJORS, from page 1Foschi Concordia owned capsized ship People always tell you not to do things like this because its dangerous. I found it to be the opposite.Betty Masonresident


SENATORS WILL ALSO VOLUNTEER FOR MLK DAY. HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff ALLIGATOR Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffJessica Sullivan reads the bill that supports the Inter-Residence Hall Associations expansion of printing services for residents, which now includes students in Broward Hall and the Murphree Area. Controversial Senate resolution pulled, printing one passed VICTIMS LOST $8 MILLION. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two charged in threecounty rental fraud scam SHANNON KAESTLEAlligator Contributing Writer Alumni calendar typo atoned forYom Kippur was early This mistake is in goal to be excellent every day.Danita Niasexecutive director and senior associate vice president


Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator EditorialThe Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.Drop it like its hot or not: Drop/add week woesLike taxes, gynecological exams and salad, drop/add week is a necessary evil a time of the semester where classes are treated like sample stations at Costco, only instead of hairnet-wearing old ladies, professors and TAs are doling out the tastes of what the semester will bring. Sometimes the tastes are promising, like a chicken wing or fancy cheese: The professor may be witty, the class may have a convenient location, or the readings may look fascinating. However, sometimes, the tastes may leave a bad taste in your mouth: The grad-student instructor may be stiff or timid, your classmates may have unbearable BO, or your course location could be located on the outskirts of campus, far from a Starbucks or bus stop. But no matter what, it seems that Murphys law has its that can go wrong is guaranteed to go wrong. The cutie you drop/add is up, the class you desperately need for your mainstructor allows only one absence. class may be misleading as well. Write off a course too quickly and you may lose out on a great opportunity in disguise. Tentatively stick around and you may be forced to eventually withdraw and fork over hundreds of bucks back to Bright Futures. So to you, reader, we offer our best drop/add week advice trying not to roll your eyes at an overenthusiastic instructors cheesy jokes: Keep an open mind, but dont be too proud to switch out of a class that clearly wont serve you in the long term. You, your family, the state and other scholarship organizations are investing hard-earned dollars into your education and future success, so dont waste those dollars by staying in a class that could damage your GPA or your sanity. The beginnings of semesters usher varying levels of anxiway to seniors worrying about what life after graduation will have to offer. Remember, during this trying time, the student much-needed guidance will help you plow through these uncertain times with ease. In the meantime, try not to do anything too reckless. Is it really worth it to take a course with your new boyfriend or girlfriend? Will you gain anything from a night of marathon to explain a compulsive tattoo/piercing/drastic haircut to your parents or boss? Probably not. 27 TOTAL VOTES19% YES 81% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgTuesdays question: Will you start parking at Roberts Stadium Club? Todays question: Do you work for minimum wage? ColumnAmericas problem is lack of social mobilityAnother semester brought me another opportunity to contribute to the Alligator Opinions section. As I sat down and faced my laptop, preparing to write to stay away from politics at least for one week we all want to start the semester on a good note. Unfortunately, I just could not stay away from politics. deals with a problem that grips the nation: economic inequality. Inequality is a word that is thrown around by many politicians. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio made economic inequality the central theme of his inauguration last week. President Barack Obama promised the American be battling economic inequality. Their use of the word directly insinuates the rich grabbing more and more wealth from Americans with lower incomes. But this usage is a bit misleading. You cannot look at the American economy as a pie chart. Before we dive further into this debate, lets break down this issue. I would contest most people are OK with general economic inequality. To illustrate my point, picture Businessman A and Businessman B. worker. Businessman B is lazy and not a good worker. As a result, Businessman A gets paid more than Businessman B. Most people are OK with this inequality because one worker succeeds because of his hard work. The larger issue is social mobility. In this example, Businessmen A and B both work hard and are producthe economic ladder. Social mobility is not an issue of rich versus poor. It is an issue of whether the hard workers of the country can achieve economic success by virtue of the American values of determination, drive and hard work. In our economy, social mobility seems out of reach for most recession-hit, middle-class Americans. The top income earners remain unaffected by the bad economy while those below them cannot say the same. is to make it easier for middleclass Americans to climb up the economic ladder. How does one do this? First, dont do what de Blasio and Obama have proposed. Both argue for increased government action by way of more taxes, increased welfare, increased minimum wage and more regulation. There are a few way into prosperity. President Lyndon B. Johnson tried to legislate America into prosperity with the Great Society, but it is a tried-and-failed concept of the left. Second, make it easier for small businesses to thrive. tort reform in this same vein. The big businesses can afford top-tier lawyers to navigate the complex legal system. Give the little guy the ability to become one of the big guys. Small businesses make up the backbone of our economy and should have the ability to grow and prosper without complex regulations. Third, reduce the cost of education. Studies show that college graduates earn higher incomes than non-college graduates. That being said, crippling debt from peoples college years discourages them from buying and consuming goods, which is not good for the larger economy. The American dream is based upon the notion that with hard work and determination, the fruits of your labor it hard to climb the economic ladder. Optimistically, we can hang our hats on the fact that we are Americans, and face. We should not pit the haves against the havenots. We should advocate that the have-nots are the soon-to-haves. Michael Beato is a UF economics sophomore. His column runs on Wednesdays. WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Michael


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 An epidemic is spreading through the United States. Signs of infection include loss of concentration, an unwillingness to contribute to personal learning and a heightened sense of feeling lost and alone. This disease: burnout in education. It is caused by the constant strain students feel to perform at their best, go to the best school and cording to the Council for Aid to Education, almost half of public college students do not graduate. This is a symptom of burnout. Employers are also looking for people who have a degree and something more. The U.S. Department of Labor counts the unemployment rate at 7.3 percent, deducing that higher education is no longer enough. They concluded that a resume with depth and diversity is a crucial addition. How can we cure this? How can we set ourselves above the rest? The only known antidote is called the gap year. year: Harvard Colleges dean of admissions encourthe something more. This something more can be gained through volunteering, interning or working in new environments exactly what is done in a gap year. A gap year helps students graduate, build resumes and save money. Katie Palermo, a gap-year success story and California State University graduate, found passion in international relations after an eye-opening year. She gained this passion while volunteering around the world, which gave her reason to return to the classroom and graduate. Without the gap year, Palermo could have eastheir passion and dont graduate. A gap year is a step toward passion a step toward graduation. The Complete Guide to the Gap Year offers 94 different opportunities, programs and organizations to help students become culturally immersed and gain internship opportunities and new skills. This is merely one resource exemplifying the opportunities of a gap year. It is a step toward depth and diversity a step toward a competitive resume. Critics of a gap year feel pushing through burnout is more cost effective, reasoning that money spent on a gap year takes away from money spent on tuition. However, many gap year programs cost nothing and provide housing and a monthly stipend. For example, City Year provides a monthly stipend while students volunteer as mentors to at-risk youth. In addition, City Year gives a grant to be used for higher education upon completion of the program. This is only one example of the ways in which a gap year can be cost effective. A gap year is a step toBurnout is no laughing matter, and this disease is spreading like senioritis did all those years ago. We must encourage students to take at least one dose of the gap year; otherwise, it will be too late for The United States needs to accept burnout as an epidemic. We all need to understand that higher education is not enough. A gap year means graduation. A gap year means a career. A gap year means money saved. A gap year means a happy life. your peers, tell them: We need the gap year. Kelsey Carkeek is a writer for The Collegian. A version of this column originally appeared on UWire.Stop burnout: Why students need a gap yearUWireKelsey CarkeekUWire GET BANKSY! the front page of the New York Post declared, announcing that the New York Police Department had commenced a hunt for the vandal. Though the reports Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the headline offers a telling portrait of the tension between street arts status as an act of vandalism and as a democratic art form. A champion of the broken windows theory, Bloomberg criticized Banksys presence in New tion of art, and is a sign of decay and lost control. or lack thereof the general public seems to disagree: Banksy enjoys a reputation as one of the most successful contemporary street artists. The unparalleled accessibility of the medium has driven the rising democratization of art: Artists ranging from Banksy to Mark Jenkins are eschewing museums in favor of the streets. Indeed, at its heart, street art challenges the notion of control and authority. As a medium, the genre deconstructs the cona physical division between the art itself and the institutions it critiques. And from the contrarian underpinnings of the art style emerges a genre rife with sociopolitical commentary. Banksys recent residency in New York, titled Better Out ulation an appeal that has emerged as a consequence of the genres commitment to increasing the visibility of art. On his website, Banksy cheekily appropriates Paul Czannes statement that all pictures painted inside, in the studio, will never be as good as those done outside. For street artists, outside is more than a physical realm: Outside is the realm of accessibility, a space where the topics broached by street art can be freely discussed. Maurice Magaa, a visiting scholar at the Institute of American Cultures who studied political street art in Mexico, noted that the genre has facilitated greater participation in political discourse. You dont have to be a political or social elite to produce street art. You dont have the same type of gatekeeping that you have with other types of art, Magaa explained. And the democratization of discourse extends beyond the production of art. The scope of the people who are going to encounter (the work) is exponentially greater when its done in a public space, Magaa added. The genres popular appeal resides in its unique ability to deliver social and political criticism. In a conversation with the Harvard Political Review, Laurence Ralph, professor of African-American studies and anthropology at Harvard University, explained that the street art of topeople in marginalized positions who have tried to express always have the potential to be. Paradoxically, the popular, accessible appeal that characterizes the genre has ushered street art into precisely the same consumerist culture it attempts to critique. Banksys installations, including a smashed cinder block reinterpretation of Egypts Great Sphinx, have been hauled off to be sold on lucrative art markets. More damningly, major corporations like Nike Inc. are increasingly turning to artists like Eric Haze (also known as SE3) to produce branding and marketing campaigns. And Shepard Fairey, famed creator of Barack Obamas HOPE poster, founded the commercially successful clothing line OBEY based capitalized on their work, pairing with corporations despite the genres traditionally anti-corporate stance. Perhaps the rising popularity of street art suggests its induction into the popular canon. Even if the current iteration of highthe criticism it offers will likely remain relevant for decades to come. Stylistically, the genre has evolved and will continue to for marginalized voices and its unique ability to interact with the general public will likely remain constant. Currently, the street art scene is dominated by Banksy and his contemporaries, but change is forthcoming. In part, this is and highly responsive to the physical and political contexts it emerges from. The commercial success of contemporary street artists suggests that, as Banksy moves from the streets to Sothebys, new artists, new styles and new voices of dissent will emerge to populate the space. Emily Wang is a writer for the Harvard Political Review. A version of this originally ran on UWire. UWire


8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014AP PhotoForced MigrationDivers swim with dozens of West Indian manatees early Tuesday as the animals congregate around a freshwater spring on the Crystal River. Freezing temperatures Tuesday redirected the animals. LOCAL RACHEL CROSBYAlligator Staff Writerrcrosby@alligator.orgOn the front page of Chipotles website, a photo of a familiar foil-wrapped burrito is emblazoned with the words, Responsibly raised. But over Winter Break, the restaurants Gainesville locations hung signs on the Plexiglas where patrons order, emblazoned with the words, FYI, followed by a brief notice. Both locations one on West University Avenue and the other on Southwest Archer Road are not serving the responsibly raised steak Chipotle typically sells because of a shortage. For the next few weeks, Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold said, only conventionally raised sources of steak will be served locally in dishes like the companys staple burritos and burrito bowls. Its our preference to serve only meat from animals that are raised in a humane way and without the use of antibiotics or added hormones, and we do more of that than anyone, Arnold said. But the availability of beef raised to this higher standard is proving to be a challenge at the moment and has been for several months now. Last year, similar signs were hung in other areas of the country for a brief period of time, usually for a few weeks, Arnold said. This is enced the effects of the shortage. He apologized to patrons for the switch on the steak and barbacoa steak option, calling Because beef cattle are raised to 30-36 available supply quickly, Arnold said. Other menu options such as chicken and carnitas are not affected. Juby Mammen, the service manager at the University Avenue location and a 22-year-old UF biology senior, said he doesnt think the switch has affected business. UF telecommunication freshman Allie Mangan, 18, said the switch didnt affect her dinner. I think its good they said something, Mangan said while eating a steak burrito bowl, but I didnt even notice.Gainesville Chipotle customers not having a cow over beef issue BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff WriterStudents can make their workouts worth more this Thursday. The Swamps Largest Zumba Fitness Fest, hosted by a partnership between Dance Marathon at UF and the UF Department of Recreational Sports, will be held Thursday at the Southwest Recreation Center from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Participants are asked to make a $5 donation for the UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital. Carlos Gordian, internal communications overall director for Dance Marathon at UF, said he is hoping for a big turnout at this new event. We dont have a set goal, said Gordian, a 22-year-old UF materials science and engineering senior. Were just excited to see how many people show up and support this great cause. During the event, two Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals families will share their stories. Catherine Klein, a 22-year-old UF psychology senior, said seeing the families is a great reminder of why students should participate in Dance Marathon events. It keeps spirits high, and everyone remembers why theyre raising money, Klein said. It makes the experience of being there more powerful. Two Zumba instructors will be giving the hourlong class. Molly Vazquez, public relations overall director for Dance Marathon at UF, said having families share their stories made the event more meaningful, and she hopes to see the event grow each year. It brings home why this is important and why we are trying to spread awareness, said the 21-year-old UF public relations senior.UF students to shake it to raise money THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJACKSONVILLE Wildlife advocates want endangered species protections extended to a 2-inch crustacean found only in one county in Floridas Panhandle. The Center for Biological Diversity said Monday that it had and Wildlife Service seeking proin Gulf County, in seasonally wahitchka. A scientist at the center says the development, water pollution and the effects of climate change. bottoms and river lobsters. Scientists say theyre important to the ecosystem because the burrows they dig create shelter for other animals.Endangered status LIFESTYLE JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgAlmost half of black men are arrested during their teen and young adult years. Data from a study released Monday in the journal Crime & Delinquency reports that about 49 percent of black men and roughly 38 percent of white men are arrested by the age of 23. The study looked at data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth between 1997 and 2008, during which survey takers reported their own arrests. According to the study, some show that men are arrested more often than women. factor in the probability of arrests for men but not so for women, according to the data. Robert Brame, an author of the study, said researchers are working to provide a more thorough how often arrests turn to convictions and which offenses men in this age group are committing. Theyre also looking at data on subsequent offenses among people arrested in the past, he said. All were doing in this study is reporting the arrest experiences people have, said Brame, a criminology professor at the University of South Carolina. The data documented everyfenses, he said. Most of the arrests were not for serious offenses. However, Brame said people are still concerned about the data because the age group is so young. Thats a concern we have, that these high arrest rates are potenpeople make the transition from adolescence to adulthood in the United States, Brame said. As for the uneven risk of arrest ings are certainly consistent with everything we know about the criminal justice system. In Gainesville, law enforcement has already started looking into possible issues that could contribute to young and minority arrests. Gainesville Police began efforts to study minorities in the juvenile justice system when it was awarded a Disproportionate Minority Contact grant in 2012 from the Center for Childrens Law and cer Ben Tobias. We saw that there was a potential problem, so we decided to apply for a grant to study it, he said. We dont have a set goal. . Were just excited to see how many people show up and support this great cause.Carlos GordianUF Dance Marathon internal communications overall director All were doing in this study is reporting the arrest experiences people have.Robert Bramestudy author


ABOUT TWO HUNDRED SONGS WERE DOWNLOADED ON THE FIRST DAY. ALISSA KOTRANZAAlligator Contributing WriterAlachua County library goers now have access to millions of songs with their library cards. The countys library district launched a new service Monday that allows cardholders to download popular songs and music videos for free. The program, called Freegal Music, gives registered library card holders access to more than 7 million songs and videos, including the majority of Sony Musics catalogue. To use the service, card holders can either download the mobile app on their smartphones or save the cording to a news release. Access allows users to download three songs or one music video per week. Library Ideas, an international company that provides libraries with digital access to innovative products and services, runs the service, according to the release. Nickie Kortus, marketing and public relations manager for Alachua County Library District, said the program will draw more patrons to Alachua County libraries. Staff leaders of the district began negotiations with Library Ideas in September to obtain and launch the service this month. Weve been aware of the product for a while, Kortus said. Its determining whether a service can be budgeted that takes time. After realizing that library patrons would be interested in Freegal ing the service. Were looking forward to bringing a new type of material to users who may or may not actually step into a library, Kortus said. more than 70 Alachua County Library card holders downloaded about 200 songs. Kortus also said the district will consider tabling on campus at UF this month to inform students about Freegal and other services the public libraries provide, which she said complement the academic resources offered by campus libraries. Marissa Labadie, a UF journalism junior, said students and other Alachua County residents should take advantage of the service, although she considers herself unaffected by it. Labadie, 20, has a library card through the Miami-Dade Public Library System, which gained access to Freegal in January 2013. Most of my friends dont have library cards at all, Labadie said. They read everything online. Im more traditional. I actually like checking out books. Steven Evens, 20, is a reader and lover of books, like Labadie. But Evens, a UF economics junior, said he doesnt think students will be interested in Freegal Music, especially when they can download songs from other places or use music streaming programs like Spotify and Pandora. I think if students really wanted download it, Evens said. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9Matthew Martyr/AlligatorEighteen-year-old UF engineering freshman Robert Morgado listens to music on his way to the Reitz Union on Tuesday afternoon. The Alachua County Library District has upped the size of its music collec tion by joining Freegal Music Service. Library users can download three free MP3 tracks per week. County library now offers free music downloads to cardholdersSTATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSSTARKE A Florida inmate was executed Tuesday for fatally stabbing a prison guard with a sharpened spoon while on death row for abducting and killing a Miami couple. Askari Abdullah Muhammad, previously known as Thomas Knight, was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, execution took place in the same prison where Muhammad killed in 1980. This is where my dad took his last breath, said the slain guards daughter, 47-year-old Carolyn Burke Thompson. She was among several family members who witnessed the execution and could be seen crying in the front row as it was carried out. worked, she said. I am at peace knowing I dont have to wait any longer. I miss my dad a lot. Muhammad, 62, was initially condemned to die for the 1974 abduction and killings of Sydney and Lillian Gans, of Miami. Tuesfor Burkes killing. Muhammad declined to make any statement before the sentence was carried out. A small group opposed to the death penalty protested outside the prison.Fla. executes man who killed guard with sharpened spoon, shot couple KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writerkvarn@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested two brothers early Tuesday after police reported they fought local bar patrons and employees. 36-year-old James Monroe on battery charges, according to an arrest report. trons of Gator City, at 1728 W. University Ave., according to the report. Bar employees interfered and successfully ousted James Monroe from the bar. However, when an employee tried to remove the other Monroe brother, he punched back, according to the report. Eventually, the security staff ejected the second brother, outside the bar, according to the report. During the struggle, Corderyl Monroe bit employees and pulled out a small pocket knife, which one of the employees managed to take from him before law enforcement arrived. During questioning, Corderyl Monroe said he didnt intentionally pull out the knife and that it mustve fallen out of his pocket. James Monroe was released at about 2:30 p.m. after meeting bond. Corderyl Monroe remains in lieu of a $65,000 bond because of additional aggravated and felony battery charges.Brothers arrested after brawling with Gator City workers AP Photo Mark Elliott, of Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, puts up banners as protesters against the death penalty demonstrate in front of the Florida State Prison near Starke on Tuesday. Askari Abdullah Muhammad, 62, was executed at the prison Tuesday. worked. I am at peace knowing I dont have to wait any longer. I miss my dad a lot.Carolyn Burke Thompsondaughter of corrections


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Former Gator resignsFormer UF quarterback Shane Matthews resigned from his position as head coach of Ponte Vedra Beach Nease High School. He was 9-11 in two seasons at the school. Matthews played at UF from 1990-1992.Twelve former Gators have seen playing time in the NBA this season. Catch up with them on page 14.Florida ranked highly season-opening rankings. UF will face six of the top 20 teams in the nation this season. JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Staff Writer@jczuprynWhen No. 10 Florida (11-2) opens its Southeastern Conference schedule against South Carolina (7-6) tonight at 7 in the OConnell Center, the Gamecocks will see a different Patric Young than they did nearly one year ago. In fact, they will see about 10 pounds of difference. The 6-foot-9 center dropped from 250 pounds to 240 during the offseason in order to increase his quickness and agility on the Coach Billy Donovan said losing the weight along with gaining more mobility has helped the senior enjoy his best season of his career. I think hes in better conditer, and hes chasing balls better, Donovan said. ERICA A. HERNANDEZAlligator Writer @EricaAlyssa Bridgette Caquatto is not the most experienced member on the Florida gymnastics squad. But as the Naperville, Ill., native prepares to start her sophomore season, she feels like she has already been tested. Caquatto underwent two operations and battled stress reactions in her shins but still managed to compete in seven combined regularseason uneven bars year, starting in late January 2013. She season due to injury and did not compete in four others. It kind of makes your heart hurt a little bit when theyre out there competing, Caquatto said. I wish I was more healthy last season, but I did rehab all last year. Added coach Rhonda Faehn: I felt so bad for her last year she really wasnt even cleared to start doing gymnastics until after Thanksgiving. Despite her injuries, Caquatto contributed to the teams national championship run when she recorded a career I know I wasnt in my top shape, Caquatto said. I feel a lot better this year. I remember last year I struggled a little bit just because it really takes a toll on your body when you get reconstructive surgery and whatnot. Even though her back-to-back knee she underwent as a result of gymnastics, Caquatto said she never even entertained the idea of quitting the sport or giving up on collegiate gymnastics, opting to avoid surgery when possible. I would always take the option if I could just rest and rehab and let it heal, she said. Once they go in there, theres no turning back. Caquatto spent extra hours every SEE GYM, PA GE 15William A England / Alligator S taffPatric Young attempts a layup against Middle Tennessee on Nov. 21, 2013, in the OConnell Center. Young is averaging 10.8 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game this season. Center leads Gators into SEC play MEN ARE REIGNING OUTDOOR CHAMPIONS. LAWRENCE LAGUNAAlligator Writer@LagunaLawrenceMike Holloway is one of the most decorated coaches Florida has on its payroll. Under his leadership, the UF mens team year awards. Now, he is focused on bringing the women up to the mens level of success. This is my 19th year here, and this may be the best fall weve ever had, Holloway said. Weve been putting a lot of time and effort to getting the womens program in the same position that the men are currently at this time. Holloway said the womens team will rely on the senior leadership of Cory McGee and Agata Strausa in distance events. McGee and Strausa led the way during the fall cross country season. UF women look to meet mens title standard at season-opening meetGYMNASTICSCaquatto ready to competeFaehn SEE HOOPS, PA GE 15 SEE TRACK, PA GE 15 This is my 19th year here, and this may be the best fall weve ever had. Weve been putting a lot of time and effort to getting the womens program in the same position that the men are currently at this time.Mike HollowayUF coach


LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@LandonWatnickDuring the Golden State Warriors 10-game winning streak, power forward David Lee has been on a tear. Lee, who played at UF in 2001-05, has averaged 22.6 points on 61.4 percent shooting and 10.4 rebounds in his past 10 games. Throughout the span, the 6-foot-9, 240-pound power forward has recorded six point-rebound double-doubles. In the Warriors 101-80 win against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, Lee scored 22 points and grabbed a game-high 18 rebounds. For his play from the week of Dec. 30 to Jan. 5, Lee was named the NBAs Western Conference Player of the Week. As of Jan. 7, Lee ranks 24th in the league in scoring with 19 points per game and 11th in rebounding with 9.8 per contest. With Lee surging, the Warriors are 24-13 and remain in the Western Conference playoff hunt. Beal working his way back: A stress injury in Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beals right leg has become a roadblock in his quest for an All-Star bid. Prior to missing nine games with the injury, Beal led the Wizards in scoring with 20.6 points per game in a league-high 40.2 minutes per contest. But since returning on Dec. 16, 2013, Beal has played with hesitancy in 10 games and seen his minutes limited, averaging only 13.9 points on 41.6 shooting in 27.6 minutes. But in the Wizards 97-83 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday, Beal came up big, shooting 10 three assists and did not turn over the ball. Hawks struggling without Horford: The 18-17 toral muscle. The team is 2-4 since he suffered the injury on Dec. 26, 2013, and has seen its grasp on the third spot in the Eastern Conference weaken. in scoring with 18.6 points per game on the sevblocks in 33 starts. 14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 Gators in the NBA: Lee leading Warriors during winning streak LOGAN MCGUIREAlligator Writer@loganjmcguireThe Southeastern Conference named three UF athletes SEC Swimmers of the Week following Floridas performance against Florida State on Saturday. Junior Carlos Omana earned the SEC Male Swimmer Female Swimmer of the Week award. Freshman Mitch DArrigo notched his third SEC Male Freshman of the Week award of this season. Omana started off the individual competition by capturing the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:08.26 and capped it off with a win in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 3:54.69. Florida made it a sweep of the distance freestyle events when DArrigo grabbed a win Pochowski. swam the breast leg of the winning 400-yard medley relay Three Gators swimmers honored in SEC weekly awardsFreshman DArrigo nabs third weekly award Bradley Beal, Washington Matt Bonner, San Antonio Corey Brewer, Minnesota Nick Calathes, Memphis Udonis Haslem, Miami Al Horford, Atlanta David Lee, Golden State Mike Miller, Memphis Erik Murphy, Chicago Joakim Noah, Chicago Chandler Parsons, Houston Marreese Speights, Golden State Minutes Points Rebounds Assists / Turnovers Blocks FG% Steals 34.9 10.7 32.6 12.7 12 33 34.1 22.8 2.3 32.4 37.9 12.1 17.5 3.2 12.1 2.6 2.7 18.6 19 7.1 0.3 10.9 17.2 5.4 3.9 1.3 2.6 1.0 2.2 8.4 9.8 3.3 0.3 10.1 5.4 3.5 3/2.2 0.7/0.3 1.6/1.6 2.5/1.3 0.2/0.5 2.6/2.2 2.3/2.4 1.7/0.9 0/0.1 3.5/1.9 3.6/2 0.4/0.7 0.2 .403 0.1 .500 0.4 .438 0.1 .382 0.3 .393 1.5 .567 0.4 .524 0 .459 0.1 .250 1.3 .458 0.5 .517 0.3 .392 0.9 0.2 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.9 0.6 0.3 0 1.1 1.2 0.1Season averages as of Jan. 7, 2014 UF Swimming


day last year conditioning, getting physical therapy and hands-on training with UFs team trainer. For one ounce of prevention, its like one pound of care, she said. You have to work all the time just to prevent those little injuries. The physical pain itself youre always just going to have lingering around. I dont think Ill be 100 percent ever again. UF senior Mackenzie Caquatto was another factor in her sisters return to the mat. Mackenzie has also suffered her share of injuries. We both kind of have banged up bodies, so we would go rehab together, Bridgette Caquatto said. season, Bridgette Caquatto suited up, stretched and practiced just like every other Gator. In warm-ups, she ran past a recent addition to the Perfect 10 Wall, where all Gators who set UF program records with a perfect score of 10 are honored. A picture of Mackenzie Caquatto was hung on that wall after she scored a perfect 10 on uneven bars event on Jan. 18, Finally healthy this year, Bridgette Caquatto has a shot at getting her photo up on the wall next to her sibling. I think his motor and his energy has been much, much better up to this point in time then it has in any previous years. Despite slimming down, Young had a hard time starting the season, and his total number of points and rebounds tanked. shots while grabbing just eight boards. Even Jabeing the team manager, recorded three more rebounds than the man who drew comparisons to Dwight Howard and Amare Stoudemire. But in the nine matchups since, Youngs play has steadily improved, averaging 11.1 points and In his last two outings against Richmond and of-18 shooting. I think hes doing a lot more things that we would like to see him do that maybe we were missing the last couple of years, Donovan said. Patric is an opportunity scorer. In the last game he was 6 for 8, thats good. Hes going to get fouled some, he gives us a presence at the basket; hes a big, strong kid. Although he lost 10 pounds, the Gators big man has not lost any strength. Despite the slow start ered his way to grabbing seven boards per game in his past six contests. Youngs newfound mobility and agility have helped him tie for ninth in the SEC in offensive With Youngs resurgence in the frontcourt alongside transfer Dorian Finney-Smith, who leads the team with 7.7 rebounds per game, the Gators home winning streak into the SEC opener. Another strong outing by Young against South Carolina should help Florida tie the schools longest home winning streak tonight. But to his teammates, Young is much more than the numbers he records when on the court. The center is one of four seniors on the team zier II said despite all of the skill on the squad, the team still needs the more-experienced players to keep everyone in line. (The seniors) do a good job of keeping us focused during games and just telling us we have to stay in the moment, focus on the task at hand, Frazier said. Thats very valuable to a team like this. We have a lot of talent, but we need guys to kind of keep us zoned in to what we need to do. ALLIGATOR, 15Florida begins season at UAB Blazer Invitational second in a combined eight meets. Ebony Eutsey and Lanie Whittaker will lead the way in sprints. I think the women have more physical talent across the board than the men do, Holloway said. Its just the men have out. The Gators lost Ugonna dler from last season, and Mandy Perkins, a key contributor in distance, to graduation. But UF has alleviated the the best short hurdlers in the country, Bridgette Owens, a transfer from Clemson. Owens in the 60and 100-meter hurHolloway believes the women are a more talented group than last year. With one of the top recruiting classes in the country coming in, he believes they can compete for a title this year. We cant be complacent, he said. We cant rest on our laurels. We have to understand that nobody is going to roll over and play dead for us. indoor season on Friday in Birmingham, Ala., at the UAB Invite. Were ready to get this thing started, Holloway said. Were tired of running, jumping and throwing against each other. TRACK, from page 13 HOOPS, from page 13Finney-Smith, Young leading Gators through Sophomore missed part of 2013 with injury GYM, from page 13 The physical pain itself youre always just going to have lingering around. I dont think Ill be 100 percent ever again.Bridgette CaquattoUF gymnast Patric is an opportunity scorer. In the last game he was 6 for 8, thats good. Hes going to get fouled some, he gives us a presence at the basket; hes a big, strong kid.Billy DonovanUF coachAlligator File Photo Sarah Davis / Alligator


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