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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 New 911 app launches for UFs campusUsers can chat with dispatchers if they cant talk, pg 5. UF ranks No. 21 on websites list of sugar baby schoolsAbout 300 Gators use the site, pg 8. SwampCon brings fans from across US to celebrate books, shows and gamesIt was the conventions third year, pg 3. Casey Prather scored 21 points in his return to Floridas lineup against Auburn on Saturday. Read the story on page 13. BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writer bdupuy@alligator.orgStudents aimlessly scanning Library West for a study spot may have a better option next school year: Marston Science Library will offer a renovated study space for more than 600 students. UF President Bernie Machen recently approved plans for the $5.7 million renodents. The space will include about 25 study rooms, 70 additional computers and potentially a Starbucks. Diane Bruxvoort, senior associate dean of UF libraries, said the university has only 3,400 study spaces available for the thousands of students who attend UF. Library West is full much of the time, Bruxvoort said. People are sitting on the pect that this space will be of great use. Students can expect renovations to begin in early May, but the space will still be I dont think we will be at the point of But the changes to Marston are still a concern to some students who regularly 70 /31 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13VOLUME 108 ISSUE 82 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014Cassidy Whitson / Alligator Gators Helping Gators CAMPUSMarston study area renovations to begin in May JADE CASTROAlligator Contributing WriterUF Online has opted to begin hosting several of its courses on Canvas, a new course management system, starting this semester. The introduction of this new course website is part of a phased rollout to get all classes offered through UF Online hosted on a platform other than its counterpart, eLearning, by Spring 2015. The reason why we are using Canvas this semester is that with the new UF Online, some of the things we needed to do were not available on (e-Learning), said Tawnya Means, director of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment at UFs Warrington College of Business Administration. Means said UF Online is looking for UF Online kickstarts Canvas use BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writer bdupuy@alligator.orgThis Fall, students will be trading in their Burger King shakes for Frosties as Wendys returns to the Reitz Union. Jill Rodriguez, marketing program manager for Gator Dining Services, wrote in an email Wendys will soon be back. We had the opportunity to bring back a very popular dining option to UFs campus, she said. We are very excited to welcome back Wendys. Current Burger King employees will continue working with Gator Dining after the change. Due to declining sales, Cheeburger Cheeburger Express replaced the Wendys in the Reitz Union in 2009. Burger King opened in 2011. Kyle Kennedy, a 19-year-old UF industrial and systems engineering junior, said he frequents Wendys off campus, and he is looking forward to having a Wendys on campus. Wendys has a few more options, he said. Wendys was named after the daughter of Wendys founder Dave Thomas. His daughter, Melinda Wendy Morse, is a UF alumna. Mackenzie Hagen, a 20-year-old UF food and resource economics junior, has never gone to the Reitz Union Burger King. Hagen said she would rather go to Wendys than Burger King because of Wendys healthier food choices. Wendys just advertises that they are healthier for you, and I agree, she said.Wendys to return to Reitz Union food court, replace Burger King SEE MARSTON, PAGE 4 SEE CANVAS, PAGE 4 We had the opportunity to bring back a very popular dining option to UFs program manager for Gator Dining huddled in corners. We certainly expect that this space will be of great use.senior associate dean of UF libraries


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 TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014VOLUME 108 ISSUE 82 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTSUNNY 61/42 PARTLY CLOUDY 53/27 PARTLY CLOUDY 61/35 SUNNY 52/29 RAIN 70/31 Yulee Railroad Days vendor applications open Entertainers and vendors of handmade arts and crafts: Welcome to the annual Yulee Railroad Days, which will be held March 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information about applying to the festival, visit archerhistoricalsociety/ home. The event is sponsored by Archer Historical Society Inc. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events and keep them 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.WHATS HAPPENINGNourish International Learn about getting involved on campus and how you can get involved in Uganda today at 6:15 p.m. in Little Hall, Room 127. This is your opportunity to make a difference to end extreme poverty. Generation Sketch Comedy auditions Come out to Gannett Auditorium in Weimer Hall at 7 p.m. to audition for Generation Sketch Comedys 18th live sketch comedy show. No experience is necessary, and anyone can audition. Generation is Gainesvilles longest-running sketch comedy troupe. If youre interested in learning how to write sketch comedy and perform in a live sketch comedy show, then Generation is a great organization for you. Krav Maga: self defense Get ready for another semester of the best workout you can get. Krav Maga is a method of self defense developed by the Israeli Defense Forces. It will be held from 6:55 to 8 p.m. Come learn techniques with our Israel Fellow who used to serve as a combat fitness and Krav Maga instructor in the IDF. For more information, contact Matti at matti@ufhillel. org. Robot lab recruitment meeting Join us for an information session Thursday at 7:20 p.m. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering B, Room 211 about UFs Machine Intelligence Laboratory robot projects, including submarine and boat projects SubjuGator and PropaGator. Both are previous world champions. We will discuss the results of last years competitions and explore the current problems we are interested in solving this year. We will also discuss our CongreGators swarm project, which involves copters and dune buggies. See tinyurl. com/UF-MIL-s14 for a flyer about the meeting and mil. for more information about our projects. HSFs scholarship presentation and activities The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Chapter invites you to its first meeting of the semester. Members will present on various available scholarships and give an overview of the exciting plans that are in store for the Spring semester. Enjoy free pizza and beverages Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in McCarty B, Room G108. Cinema Verde seeks eco-fair vendors Cinema Verdes fifth annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival is seeking vendors for its eco-fair, which will be held on Feb. 15. The festival features more than 30 films on topics including food, water, waste, energy, animals, sustainable life, business and government. Vendor applications and information are available online or via email at Fourth Annual Run for Your Heart 5K On Feb. 2, the Academy of Student Pharmacists Operation Heart is hosting a 5K to encourage cardiovascular fitness in the community as part of American Heart Awareness Month. The run starts at 8 a.m. at Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th St. Registration is $15 before the race or $20 the morning of the event. All proceeds go toward the American Pharmacists Association student organizations efforts to provide blood pressure and cholesterol screenings to the Gainesville community. For more registration information, go to the events Facebook page or email ASPOperationHeart@ Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


IT WAS FREE. CHRISTINE PRESTONAlligator Contributing WriterZombies, wookies and superheroes convened this weekend to celebrate the third annual SwampCon. Saturday and Sunday, people of all ages and fandoms gathered at the Reitz Union to celebrate their favorite books, TV shows, games and characters. Attendees could participate in panel discussions, play games, join tournaments, watch performances or participate in other activities like scavenger hunts. Vic Meredith, a moderator for several panels at SwampCon, said she thinks the UF convention combines several aspects of many other popular conventions. Theres a nice mix of anime, that you usually dont see in most other conventions, Meredith said. Amber Hollingsworth, a panelist at SwampCon, said this is her 10th year attending conventions. She said she appreciates that UF has something most venues dont: on-site refreshments. Its nice that they have food and drinks readily available, she said. Other places, all you have is that $7 pretzel. She said that another positive aspect to UFs convention was the broad range of topics and activities available to participants. Lawrence Chan, a 20-yearold UF journalism junior and the main event coordinator for SwampCon, said turnout improves each year as the event grows. However, because most conventions are expensive, Chan credited some of SwampCons popularity to the free admission. Most of this years attendees were from Florida, but some came from as far as California, he said. You see all these people talking, chatting, said Chan. Theyre all happy about being here, seeing different things, going to different conventions. Chan has been to several contime organizing one. He compared the passion that these people have for their hobbies to the passion of fans cheering for their team at a football game. Ultimately, we are providing a medium for people to follow their dreams, follow their interests, said Chan. Visit for a video of the event. TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3Emily Cochrane / Alligator Merlin, played by 21-year-old UF anthropology senior Ashley Egelie, joins the Doctor and his companion, Clara (not pictured), in the opening number of Whosical the Musical. SwampCon brings fans from across US THE ASSOCIATED PRESSFORT MYERS BEACH Two pilot whales died and a third would be euthanized after roughly four dozen whales swam into shallow waters Monday off said. A handful of the whales were stranded near shore in Lee County, while more than a dozen others swam nearby, said Kim Amendola of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations Fisheries Service. An additional 12 whales were spotted farther offshore earlier in the morning. Necropsies would be performed on the three beached whales, said NOAA regional stranding coordinator Blair Mase. The remaining whales were listless and emaciated, and many wouldnt react if a boat approached them, Mase said. They all look in really bad shape, she said. She expected that more whales could die by Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, roughly two dozen other pilot whales were being monitored off Collier County. Those whales were in the same pod that swam into shallow waters off Naples on Sunday, Amendola said. A few temporarily beached themselves Sunday before swimming out with the tides. They also seemed to be in poor shape. range, and they look like theyve been out of their home range for quite a while, Mase said. Pilot whales typically swim in deeper waters farther offshore. It wasnt immediately clear what caused the whales to swim so close to land. The pilot whale is a common species involved in mass strandings. In early December, more than 50 pilot whales became stranded in Everglades National Park. Seven died and four were euthanized before the rest apparently swam back into deeper waters.South Florida whales being monitoredRESEARCH ARIANA FIGUEROAAlligator Contributing Writer help recovering animals rest more soundly. Jenshan Lin, a professor in UFs electrical and computer engineering department, rethe heart rate and respirations in animals without the need for physical contact. After surgery, animals tend to bite and scratch wires attached to them, which can either unhook them from monitors or create false readings. The new wireless monitor avoids these problems. The monitor is about half the size of a shoe box and can hang on the side of cages. It uses radio waves to detect motions, removing the need for monitors to be hooked up to the animal. With a battery life of about seven hours, veterinary technicians dont have to constantly check the animals vitals, letting the animals heal in comfort. of the device about a decade ago. The radio waves work like a Doppler radar and detect changes in the animals heart rate. Lin said its like a radar gun that law enforcement uses for monitoring the speed of cars. The catch is, unlike speeding cars, recovering animals are sedentary. The trick is that even though the animal is not moving, the radar picks up a highfrequency movement, he said. Its a very sensitive motion detector. This is not a new idea, Lin said. As futuristic as it sounds, the idea for a wireless monand-rescue missions. Another company is testing the monitor for use on premature babies. When used on a simulated premature baby, the monitor was proven to be accurate in every reading. Tests are still being conducted at UF Health Shands Hospital, Lin said. Within the next few months, Lin said, he hopes the device can be available for local animal hospitals. An app is in the works. Laura Cohen, the owner of High Springs Animal Hospital where the monitor a test said without the discomfort of being attached to wires, animals can recover in peace. Its more comfortable for them, Cohen said. She said other veterinarians at the hospital responded favorably to using the device. Its a very positive force for the profession, Cohen said. Professor develops wireless pet heart monitor HE SAID HE SMOKED CRACK CO CAINE EARLIER IN THE NIGHT. JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a Fort White jected himself with pain reliever then tried to steal items from a local Wal-Mart. Davis on charges of petit theft, resisting recovery of property, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug equipment, according to an arrest report. At about 1 a.m., an employee of the WalMart Supercenter at 5700 23rd St. noticed Davis stick cologne, a package of LifeStyles lighters in the breast pocket of his jacket. Despite having more than $200 on him, Davis hid the items, worth about $47. He bought only a stick of deodorant at checkout, according to the report. Two employees stopped Davis while he left the store and took him to the held Davis down to stop him from escaping until police arrived. of his jacket pocket as well as a container with two pills of the painkiller Dilaudid in his right pants pocket and a crack pipe in his left pants pocket, according to the report. During questioning, Davis said he smoked crack cocaine earlier in the night and injecting the Dilaudid with the syringe less than an hour before going to Wal-Mart. Davis said he does not have a prescription for the pain medication, according to the report. remained as of press time in lieu of a $25,000 bond.Man arrested for stealing condoms, lighters from Wal-Mart They all look in really bad shape.Blair MaseNOAA regional stranding coordinator


study at the library. Clara Mabour, a 20-year-old UF biIt might be pretty good to have a Starto study there. 4, ALLIGATOR Matthew Martyr / AlligatorAMAReddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks at UF on Friday about being an entrepreneur. Ohanian is on tour promoting his new book, Without Their Permission. CAMPUS ALINA AVALOSAlligator Contributing Writer said. UF graduates. Student-produced label Swamp Records to host showcase CANVAS, from page 1It has a chat section for students to ask and answer questions MARSTON, from page 1Negotiations are underway to bring a Starbucks, too Our bands cover a range of genres including: electronic, funk/soul, hiphop and more.Rachel Ringhead director for Swamp Records


JULIANNE HUHNAlligator Contributing WriterTo celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, about 350 volunteers grabbed rakes, blowers, gloves and brushes. Students and residents arrived at the Reitz Union early Monday to participate in the annual UF Center for Leadership and Services MLK Day of Service. The event kicked off with breakfast in the Grand Ballroom, a visit from Alberta and performances from an African choir and the Gator Dazzlers. Then, volunteers were divided into groups and sent to work at about 18 sites, said Angela Garcia, an event coordinator. Some sites included Einstein Montessori School, Forage Farm and the Historic Haile Homestead at Kanapaha Plantation. The only on-campus locations were Wilmot Gardens and the UF Natural Area Teaching Laboratory. The volunteers participated in activities such as landscaping, gardening and painting, Garcia said. At the end of the event, the service teers share what they learned. portant because hopefully (volunteers) will make the connection of why they are doing that service and the Now what? Garcia said. Dan Sibol, a 21-year-old AmeriCorps VISTA employee, said the pumped-up kick-off ceremony helped energize volunteers. We have a lot of people here to get everyone excited, even an African choir, he said. We have kind of transformed it from just a Heres your site, see you later, to more of a celebration. And I think this is what it is all about, celebrating service and getting everyone together. Monday marked the seventh year of the UF Center for Leadership and Services MLK Day of Service. TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama and his youngest daughter, Sasha, make burritos Monday at DC Central Kitchen as part of a service project in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Washington. Locals volunteer, serve in honor of MLK USERS WHO DONT WANT TO BE HEARD CAN CHAT WITH DISPATCH. BRANDON KRUMINSAlligator Contributing Writer TapShield, a new application aimed at keeping students safe. The campus safety app is set to debut this week, and it includes features such as a real-time GPS locator and a customizable The app will provide an extra layer of security for all the students, said Jessica Gates, a TapShield spokeswoman. cials to make the app, which will be free to students and faculty. The app is set up through an incident response platform, which provides two-way communication between the user and University Police dispatch, Gates said. She said whenever the app is launched, it automatically sends police the users realtime GPS location along with his or her user The app has a mode that allows users to chat electronically with the dispatcher for circumstances when the user does not want to be overheard talking to the police. Student Body President Christina Bonarrigo said the impact of the new safety app Its going to provide an extra element of security to students, she said. Maria Lyn Cauthorn, a 20-year-old UF industrial and systems engineering junior, said she sometimes feels unsafe while running alone on or near campus after dark, so she would like to download the new app. Its more convenient than calling 911 or going to one of the blue lights, she said. New 911 app launches for UF campus STATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSALACHUA Whenever a horse arrives at Mill Creek Farm in Florida, Peter and Mary Gregory make the aging animal a promise to last the rest of its days. We say youll never be worked or ridden again, said Peter Gregory, director of the farm. And youll be here forever. And they are here forever because when they die here, theyre buried here. About 130 horses have this 265acre farm in north-central Florida as their retirement home, doted on by now elderly caretakers. Nearly all of the horses have worked for years in law enforcement, military or other service jobs; a few have been seized by police. Now, these horses graze in green pastures under moss-draped oaks. Their tranquil existence is only broken each day by Peter, 85, and his wife Mary, 81, riding out on golf carts from their home on the propering the horses hay, grain and carrot treats. that will take an older retired horse. We wanted Special to actually truly be retired, said Sgt. Chris Laster of who brought a 23-year-old horse to the farm for retirement in 2013. Peter knows every horses name there; he knows their stories. Originally from England, the Gregorys spent years traveling the world when Peter was a hotel manager. In 1984, they bought the farm about 20 miles north of Gainesville tion called the Retirement Home for Horses. Its since drawn tourists, visitors curious about where veteran horses go. Some of the horses are blind. Some are ill. And all would have ended up at an out-of-country slaughterhouse had the Gregorys not taken them in. The farm doesnt accept horses from private owners. There are other horse retirement farms in the U.S. in Kentucky, Tennessee and Connecticut and there are only a few, much smaller farms for aging horses in Florida. Theres Special, a horse who worked for the Sarasota County Sheriffs Department for 17 years and whose last big event was the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. And theres Roman, a 13-year veteran of the Orange County Sheriffs Caylee Anthony, who went missing in 2008 and later was found slain. When Roman arrived last summer, he sought out Dylan, another Orange County Sheriffs horse that had retired a few years before. The pair have stuck close to each other in one pasture ever since. Most horses, when they get old, if they do get old, then nobody wants them anymore, Gregory said. Theres a special patch of land where the horses are buried; a sign that says Field of Dreams stands in a clearing. A tree is planted for Horses retire on North Florida farm THEY WERE RESPONDING TO HER CALL, BUT SHE DIDNT BELIEVE THEY WERE OFFICERS. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSINTERLACHEN, Fla. A north Florida woman is hospitalized after being shot by sheriffs deputies responding to her calls about prowlers outside her home. Putnam County Sheriffs Sgt. Hancel Woods said Diana Lucille Conner was shot after she came out of her house and Woods told the Florida Times-Union that Conner called But she didnt believe the deputies who responded were law enforcement, even after they turned on their patrol cars emergency lights. Deputies left Conners Interlachen home, then returned about two hours later when neighbors complained that Conner called them about a prowler. Woods says deputies ordered Conner to drop her weapon, was struck four times.Woman shoots deputies, is then shot


Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column Editorial The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.Land of the free? Remembering MLKs deathThe state of Florida granted UF students and staff a day off from work and classes to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr., a pioneer of civil rights for black Americans. You already know this, of course. Every elementary-school curriculum includes the study of King and his famous I Have a Dream speech. However, we tend to look back upon Kings legacy with a brotherhood. Nearly half a century has passed since Kings assassination. Its easy for white Americans to forget that in Memphis in 1968 was not a random incident. In 1999, according to The New York Times, a Memphis jury decided that a retired Memphis cafe owner was part of a conspiracy in Kings murder after Kings family brought forth a civil suit. According to the Times, After four weeks of testimony and one hour of deliberation, the jury in the wrongful-death case found that Loyd Jowers as well as others, including governmental agencies had been part of a conspiracy. Kings killing was, as former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson said, no act of blind violence. Other agencies were complicit in the wrongful death of an outspoken activist who condemned not only the way black people were treated in America, but also the Vietnam War and the way poverty was handled in this country. Dexter King, Martin Luther King Jr.s youngest son, told The New York Times in 1999 that he hoped history books While its important to remember the messages of nonviolence that King passed, its also equally important to discuss the governments possible involvement in Kings death and committed some deeply disturbing acts over the course of its history and continues to do so. Drone strikes, anyone? Our generation is one that trusts the government less than about institutional racism and its deadly effects on citizens Although his most memorable words come from the I Have a Dream speech, we leave you with a part of his last speech delivered in Memphis the night before he was killed. Ive seen the promised land, he said. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land. And Im happy tonight. Im not worried about anything. Im not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord.Celebrate life by not fearing deathAlthough Woody Allens quip, I dont want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying, is famous, the best line about death comes from British entertainer Bob Monkhouse: I want to die like my father, his passengers. Death can be a funny topic, but usually, it isnt. How come? For starters, no one likes thinking about death. We love this whole living phase, and most people will try anything to stay alive. But why do people cling to life so tightly while no similar fetish for death can be found? Relatively speaking, not too many humans have come into existence, yet were among the lucky few. Each of us get corny. Kurt Vonnegut, a lifelong atheist, said it best: God said to some of the mud, Sit up!... And I was some of the mud that got to sit up and look around. Lucky me, lucky mud. lives, death takes you to where you are, simply no more. Despite the obviousness of death, few people take it seriously, and even fewer in our age group do. This is normal, considering that even soldiers facing death think, It cant happen to me. Im too clever/agile/well-trained/ good-looking/beloved/tightly laced, etc. As Henry David Thoreau wrote, A man can attend but one funeral in the course of his life, can behold but one corpse. Its only when someone actually dies that he or of death. But a logical question arises: Whats the point of life if were all dead in a few years anyway? Lifes intrinsic value comes from knowing that death is around the corner. There is an invisible stopwatch somewhere out there, counting down the seconds that each of us has remaining on this planet, and this is what makes life so precious. One of the founders of the Streetlight program at UF Health Shands Hospital, Rebecca Brown, told me how, one frosty morning, while walking across her nature trail, she came across a shimmering spider web. In the middle of the web lay a dead spider, frozen from the cold. Brown says about the dead spider, Spinning a web is what she does she died in her web, and that is an honorable way to go. Meeting death, while doing what you are meant to do, to borrow from Browns eloquence, means to die, living. Leo Tolstoys The Death of Ivan Ilyich sheds some light on what we are meant to do. The main character, begins to howl ceaselessly for three days and nights on his the impersonal pronoun to convey how far-off the concept of death appears. At the same time, it, in Russian, also is. An hour before Ivans death, he glances at his family and for just a moment, feels genuine sympathy for them. Suddenly, instead of death there was light, writes Tolstoy. live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. Zulkar Khan is a UF microbiology senior. His columns appear on Tuesdays. 95 TOTAL VOTES45% YES 55% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgFridays question: Do you think the Plaza of the Americas needs renovations? Todays question: Is having a Wendys in the Reitz Union better than Burger King?TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Zulkar


TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 As with any new trend, the Internet has had strong opinions about the subple argue that they are conceited, the evidence of our self-centered generaEssentially, everything we publish Weve judged an article or video worth sharing, and it is a representation of to strive for beauty and success but to hide our efforts and play down our kindergarten class, the children show grow up and go to high school, theyve learned that it is socially unacceptable to let others know you believe in yourhands, answer questions with a quesing wrong with being a little vain, and they are strong enough to withstand photo, at that angle and self-acceptance, and I fulby the idiotic One Direction that says, dont know they are beautiful because, by taking those photos, they are takgood but acting like they dont realize think they are the center of the unisituation to everything else that is gostantly thinking about that, I dont how Lauren Adamson is a UF journalism junior. Her columns appear on Tuesdays.Column Everyone is entitled to his or her own opinions, but not lation and yes, we are talking 2014 here does not believe in still technically refer to evolution correct, but, for our intents and purposes, lets standard will die off while the so-called victors will survive and procreate, perpetually donatContrary to popular belief, we are not And although I wasnt there, there was this Earth alongside fruit-bearing trees and gliding gazelles already coral you stand on when you go to say everyone can believe whatever he or she wants to believe, but the truth of it is, the study of evolution spans religions, to only believe in science or only believe in reEvolution should not be seen as a barrier body has the right to take your religion away do not believe in a religion, then let those who educated and to respect every individuals Rachel Kalisher is a UF anthropology and classics junior. Her columns appear on Tuesdays.Column Lauren Rachel


THE ASSOCIATED PRESSLAND OLAKES, Fla. A Tampa Bay-area man shot and killed during a dispute over texting at a movie theater is being remembered as a family man and fun-loving friend. More than 300 mourners attended the funeral Saturday for Chad Oulson, requiring ushers to bring out folding chairs and open the choir loft at the Land OLakes Church of God. The world lost a great guy, said neighbor Saverio Mongelli. He was funny, respectful, energetic about life. Oulsons wife was shot in the hand during the dispute at the Pasco County theater. She did not speak at the funeral, but she hugged mourners with her left hand heavily bandaged. In a statement last week, Nicole Oulsons lawyers said she was grieving the death of her husband and comforting the couples 22-month-old daughter. has been charged with second-degree murder and held without bail in the shooting. Reeves initially asked Oulson to stop texting. Friends have said Oulson was texting his daughters caregiver. port, Reeves spoke to Oulson during the movie previews, then got up and informed management. When Reeves returned to his seat, additional words were exchanged, and Oulson threw a bag of popcorn at Reeves. Reeves told investigators that Oulson struck him in the face with an unknown object, and thats when he removed a gun from his pants pocket. and struck Oulson once in the chest and that he was in fear of being attacked. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014Silvia Rueda / Alligator Can You See Me Now?ALYSSA AGUEROAlligator Contributing WriterWith tuition on the rise, some UF students have opted for a nontraditional method of funding their academic costs. UF was ranked No. 21 by on its list of the fastestgrowing sugar baby schools in the United States. calls itself the worlds largest sugar daddy website, with college students making up the majority of its users. The website invites gentlemen to bies, who are described as attractive, intelligent, ambitious and goal-oriented by the website. Recent increases in tuition have led to students using sugar daddies to cover those costs, said Angela Bermudo, public relations manager at their tuition, Bermudo said. Its a good career move while youre still in school. In 2012, UF had 186 students using the service, she said. That number rose by about 57 percent in 2013. Currently 292 students at UF have sugar daddies paying for their school expenses. Bermudo said that increased popularity is due to word of mouth between students. While the number of sugar babies is growing at UF and across the nation, not sugar daddy. Alexa Tsongranis, a 20-year-old UF psychology and advertising sophomore, said she was surprised that her school ranked No. 21 on this list. Tsongrani. If I needed the money that bad, I would get a job. Rachel Reardon, a 22-year-old UF multimedia journalism graduate student, said she thinks that a website like this is useful. I feel like a lot of people would say its sexist, but its a woman exercising her own choice to take an option that is out there, Reardon said. Reardon said people are using this website because college is very expensive. Im incredibly broke, so that sounds good, Reardon said jokingly. Whats the name of the website again? UF ranks No. 21 on list of fastest-growing sugar baby schools THE ASSOCIATED PRESSTAMPA New York Yankees shortstop The Yankees captain hit off a tee in a batting minor league complex. Jeter, who turns 40 in June, was limited to 17 games last year after breaking an ankle during the 2012 playoffs. I dont think about it, and thats a good thing, Jeter said. Jeter broke his left ankle Oct. 13, 2012, during the AL championship series opener against at-bats during spring training last year, stayed behind in Florida when the team broke camp for rehabilitation and broke the ankle again in April during rehabilitation. Its good to have a normal offseason and get some work in, Jeter said. Everything is normal now. season, then felt pain in his right quadriceps when he returned July 11. He went back on the DL, returned July 28 for three games, then strained his right calf. Back in the lineup on Aug. 26, he played through Sept. 7, when he left for a pinch runner after singling against Boston. While scans of the left ankle were negative, the Yankees said four days later his season was over. Jeter wound up hitting .190 (12 for 63) with one homer and seven RBIs, playing 13 games at shortstop and four at designated hitter. Jeter normally begins baseball activities in mid-Janaury in preparation for spring training. Yankees pitchers, catchers and injured players start workouts Feb. 15, with the rest of the Post-injury Derek Jeter works out STATE Top 20 fastest growing sugar baby schools based on number of new sign-ups: 1. University of Central Florida 474 2. Arizona State University 4093. New York University 3474. Georgia State University 269 5. Temple University 2516. University of Colorado 2327. Kent State University 2198. University of Southern California 211 9. University of California, Davis 19210. Texas State University 18911. University of Georgia 18512. Florida International University 184 13. University of South Florida 17114. University of Arizona 16515. University of California, Berkeley 153 16. University of New Mexico 14817. Tulane University 13718. Indiana University 12219. Michigan State University 11720. Louisiana State University 113 The world lost a great guy.neighborThree Florida schools made top 20


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TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Florida picked up a verbal commitment from a former South Florida recruit. Read the story on page 14.Gator stars in CONCACAF tournamentUF freshman forward Savannah Jordan was named to the CONCACAF LANDON WATNICK@LandonWatnick Prior to Floridas 68-61 win at Auburn on Saturday, coach Billy Donovan listed Casey Prather as active but doubted his senior forward would play much. The original plan was to have Prather, who had missed Floridas last two contests with a bone bruise in his right knee, come off the bench and log limited minutes. But after he saw Prather moving well and dominating offensively against the Tigers in different call. I told our team before the game that, with him being back, were not going to put pressure on him for him to come back to the form he was at maybe a week or two ago, just because his rhythm and those type of things, Donovan said. But that all went out of the half when he had 16 (points), so he was clearly going to play a lot more minutes. points on 8-of-10 shooting, a 5-of-7 clip from the free-throw line and six rebounds in 29 minutes off the bench. He was quick off his step against Auburn and did not look hampered by his injury My knee felt great, Prather said. I didnt really notice any pain at all. Prather subbed into the game about three minutes into fensive possession, the 6-foot-6 senior took a feed from Patric Young down the lane and sunk a hook shot. I wasnt really thinking Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffCasey Prather attempts a free throw against South Carolina on Jan. 8 in the OConnell Center. Prather scored 21 points against Auburn after recovering from a bone bruise in his right knee. Prather returns with strong showing off bench By now, youve probably read about or listened to Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Shermans controversial postgame comments following his teams 23-17 win in the NFC Championship over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. If not, how comfy is that rock youve been hiding under? For those who dont know, Sherman went on an epic rampage during his postgame interview with FOX sideline reporter Erin Andrews after the biggest play intended for 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree in the end zone that fell into the hands of Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith to seal to game. When Andrews asked Sherman afoff the tracks. Sherman labeled himself as the best corner in the game and rubbed a containers worth of Morton Salt into Crabtrees wounds, calling his nemesis a sorry receiver. Dont you ever talk about me, Sherman exclaimed, referring to Crabtree. Then, Andrews followed up by asking: Who was talking about you? And Sherman kept going. Crabtree, Sherman said. Dont you open your mouth about the best, or Im going to shut it for you real quick. Sherman then ended his interview by shouting L.O.B., an acronym for the Seahawks defenses nickname Legion of Boom. Seconds following Shermans comments, social media unsurprisingly exploded, and plenty of hate was directed Shermans way. Sherman OK by me GORDON STREISAND@GordonStreisand Rebounding and foul trouble are again leading the Gators down a dark path. In Sundays 68-62 loss to Georgia, Florida was taken to the woodshed, getting outrebounded by a margin of 20 the second straight game in which the Gators were outrebounded by 20 or more. Obviously, were very disappointed in the way we played in the second half and the way that we rebounded the entire coach Amanda Butler said. Were obviously giving up a little bit of size and thats what makes the box outs that much more important. Winning the rebounding battle is important, but as long as its close, its always going to swing one way or the other I was just really disappointed. I thought there were a lot of hustle-play balls, long rebounds and things like that that we could have tracked down. They did a really good job of converting those balls into points. Thats something that we put in the category of preventable plays. Added senior Jaterra Bonds: Ultimately, it was the secondchance points and points off of turnovers. They had 16 points off of turnovers and 22 second-chance points, and they killed us in both categories. The Gators leading rebounder on Sunday was freshman Ronni Williams, who tallied eight boards. Williams was on her way to a double-double until she remaining in the game. Down the stretch, Williams presence was missed. The Gators were outminutes. All of Floridas (13-5, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) losses have come when Williams fouls out. She has fouled out of 11 games so far this season. The Gators were in the lead for the majority of Sundays contest, which can be directly attributed to the 18 turnovers that span, Florida committed nine. Florida came out and jumped on us, and we didnt handle it well, Georgia coach Andy Landers said. It affected our pass-catch timing and shot selection and Rebounds, fouls doom UF against UGALANDON PUNCHES Landon WatnickTwitter: @landonwatnick UF W omens Bask etball Dont you open your mouth about the best, or Im gonna shut it for you real quick.Richard ShermanSeattle Seahawks cornerbackSEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 SEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 15 SEE COLUMN, PAGE 15 I told our team before the game that, with him being back, were not going to put pressure on him for him to come back to the form he was at maybe a week or two ago, just because his rhythm and those type of things.Billy DonovanUF coachPoll Results team lose in the OConnell Center this season?31% YES 69% NO74 total votes


ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Alligator Writer @EricaAlyssa Two weeks into the 2014 gymnastics season, the Gators have already begun the uphill battle toward improvement. Florida improved to 2-0 after a road win against Auburn on Friday night, winning 197.075-196.225. They competed more aggressively, coach Rhonda Faehn said. Especially, I feel they had more energy. UFs score against Auburn was .425 higher than the 196.65 the team posted against UCLA during the season opener on Jan. 11. With the victory, UF climbed from a tie for fourth to the No. 3 in the national team rankings. Oklahoma and LSU are ahead of UF at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. Floridas improvements were not only seen at the team level; individuals such as senior Mackenzie Caquatto also made strides in the second meet of the year. After receiving one of the worst scores in Florida history quatto turned around to win the Auburn. She was thrilled, Faehn said. Thats what shes really capable of doing. She just really lit up the nice to see her rebound. Caquatto, who competed in all-around at UCLA, participated Auburn. She put in great routines; we could have easily competed her, Faehn said. We felt we maybe meet. Caquattos 9.925 on vault tied her collegiate best, which she set on Feb. 22, 2013, in a home meet against Kentucky. Faehn said her vault Friday was the best she has ever seen from Caquatto. [Saturday], Caquatto said in a release. ally loud and having fun. When we have fun, thats when we do our best. The energy was high and that helped us perform our best. Sophomore Bridget Sloan also tied her collegiate best on vault with a 9.95. Sloan secured wins in Her performance [Saturday] was on par with where she was at the national championship, Faehn said. Freshman Silvia Colussi-Pewith the Gators. Colussi-Pelaez a fall against UCLA. However, in Auburn, Ala. She did well enough at UCLA, Faehn said. She trained really well, so we wanted to give her the opportunity. Claire Boyce, Floridas other freshman, competed for the second time in both balance beam While her balance beam remained consistent with what spark between California and Alaagainst UCLA into a meet low of that was unusual for her and Im sure shes not happy with it, Faehn said. Falls can be positive because you have to learn from [them]. 14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 Alligator File Photo Gators improve on shaky opening meet against Tigers Sloan won uneven bars, all-aroundRECRUITING MORGAN MORIARTY Alligator Writer @Morgan_Moriarty Three-star prospect Deiondre Porter out of Tampa Jefferson High verbally committed to UF on Monday night. Porter received an offer from Florida last week, and as a result, he decommitted from USF. He last weekend and chose UF over USF, UCF and Miami. After Porters decision, UFs 2014 class has 22 commits. The class is currently ranked seventh in the country, according to Barring further attrition, the Gators have four more scholarships available. Final rankings released: Rier rankings for 2014 on Monday. UFs class currently has four commits in the rankings, including quarterback Will Grier, defensive tackle Thomas Holley, defensive end Gerald Willis III and cornerback Jalen Tabor. The rankings have several UF targets in them as well. Florida State verbal commit to Florida this weekend. Harris is the third-ranked dual-threat quarterback in the 2014 class, and he will receive an inhome visit from coach Will Muschamp on Tuesday. Five-star athlete Adoree Jackson is the No. 6 recruit on the list. Jackson has offers from Florida State, Oregon, LSU and others. Jackson could wind up at UF because of its powerhouse track prothree seasons. Jackson is highly interested in pursuing a track career while attending college. He currently does not have its scheduled for the rest of the month. Offensive tackle Damian Prince 100, and running backs coach Brian White visited him last week. South Carolina this past weekend, visit to Gainesville on Jan. 31 Signing Day. Prince is the No. 2 offensive tackle recruit in the 2014 class. Defensive end Lorenzo Carter, the No. 36 prospect in the nation, ranking. Carter visited LSU this weekend, and he will take his last New UGA defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, hired from FSU last week, could have an advantage having recruited him while in Tallahassee. Former South Florida commit switches to Florida after getting offerPorter


half. That was ugly. That was really ugly. The second half, we did a much better job of that. By virtue of taking care of the ball, we had opportunities to shoot and score and overcome the lead. And when the Bulldogs cleaned up, the Gators wilted, getting outscored 44-32 in the second half. You have to give Georgia a lot of credit for the way they played, the way they shot the ball, Butler said. They did some things that were a little bit outside of their scouting report and what theyve done to this point. You have to give them a lot of credit for hitting big shots, making plays and taking advantage of the things where we had weaknesses where they were very strong. Georgia was sharp from beyond the arc on Sunday, shooting 36.4 percent compared to Floridas 21.4 percent. The Gators had a better overall shooting percentage, committed less turnovers and forced more steals on Sunday, but the Bulldogs bested them the charity stripe and, ultimately, on the scoreboard. For us, which is what were most concerned with, we just need to put together 40 minutes of tough play with no gaps in that toughness, Butler said. less, but weve got to have a lot more battle and a lot more heart and the way we pursue the ball is really, really important. But, youre also playing in the SEC, in the best league in the country and you dont have much time to sit around and cry about this one because theres another big one thats coming. Thats just life at this time of year. about it at that moment, but Im glad it went in, Prather said. At the same time, I was just trying to stay humble and not rush things or try to do too much. shooting for 14 points as the Southeastern Conference) led by 13 points. Although Prather went quitest, his performance early put Florida in a position to win. Frazier struggles in victory: A game after his career scoring night, sophomore guard Miperhaps his worst shooting performance as a Gator. Frazier followed up his 21-point performance on 7-of-16 shooting in Floridas Tuesday with a scoreless affair Saturday against Auburn. The sophomore missed both of his three-point attempts in the turnovers in only 19 minutes Frazier logged only 28 seconds on the court as the team went with a backcourt lineup featuring point guards Kasey Hill and Scottie Wilbekin. ways to move, Donovan said. Hes got to be able to play the game without shooting it. We tried to do some things to get him some shots. ball and the second shot he missed. And then, you could just see that he was mentally taken out of the game. Hes got to realize that he cant play the game waiting for his next shot. Hes done such a good job defensively for us really all year long, but this is a game where I thought he had some lapses defensively and really had a hard time defending. But as a young guy and a sophomore, understanding when coming off a big game, you almost have to be that much more mentally prepared, because you know youre going to see another teams best because theyre not going to let you take that many threes. TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 ALLIGATORRyan Jones / Alligator StaffCassie Peoples attempts a three-point shot against Georgia on Sunday in the OConnell Center. UGA outscored UF by 12 in the second half. AP PhotoSeattle cornerback Richard Sherman (25) hits the ball away from San Francisco receiver Michael Crabtree (15) during the NFC Championship game on Sunday in Seattle. Postgame interview showed cornerbacks passion, intensityIn an instant, he became a villain and Twitter became a Denver Broncos fan. But I dont get why people are vilifying Sherman. Although his postgame remarks were wild and somewhat uncivilized, they were incredibly refreshing. How could you not love an athlete for expressing his raw emotion after possibly the biggest moment of his entire career? In most postgame interviews, clichs and contrived messages such as take it one game at a time and just played hard for my teammates are go-tos for athletes. Even some athletes who accomplish outstanding achievements, like winning Super Bowls or NBA titles, fall back on these empty responses when the buzzer sounds and the microphones and recorders are held to their faces. At least Sherman tried to spice it up Sunday. You have to respect him for at least doing that. Unfortunately, many people now are going to jump on the We Hate Richard Sherman Bandwagon, and for a poor reason. The third-year corner out of Stanford has always been outspoken, and that quality has never adversely affected him or his team. Were talking about a guy who once told Skip Bayless on live television, Im better at life than you, after the First Take host questioned Shermans claim that hes the best player in the league at his position. (Sure, thats mean, but he may have a point.) At least Sherman has backed up his cocky demeanor with his play during the that wont hurt team morale or chemistry in the long run. If his teammates dont have a problem with them, I dont. Monday, Sherman apologized for the remarks and attacking Crabtree. But we all know somebody in his ear told him what to say. Regardless, what happened in the heat of the moment will forever live on and represent Shermans natural emotions after his teams win. Thats why I love it when a guy like Sherman says something eye-popping but not too explicit or inappropriate during a postgame interview. You cant criticize Sherman for being himself especially when emotions are high after a big game. As Sherman would say, stop [complain ing] and [just] adapt. COLUMN, from page 13 W-HOOPS, from page 13 HOOPS, from page 13Frazier goes cold in win Hes got to be able to Billy Donovan


16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick fumbles as he is hit by Seattle Seahawks Cliff Avril during the second half of the NFC Championship game Sunday in Seattle. JORDAN MCPHERSON Alligator Writer@J_McPheson1126 Dan Quinn has proved to be the 12th man for the Seahawks defensive coordinator. his defensive unit continue the three points and fewer than tended for receiver Anquan poised. He orchestrated an back and threw a deep pass to the right side of the endzone, Cornerback Richard Sherman Since Quinn returned to the Seahawks after serving as turnovers eight more than scoring defense in both 2011 Former UF coordinator leads Seattle defense to Super Bowl LOGAN MCGUIRE Alligator Writer@loganjmcguire season and the Southeastern Conference competing against Auburn here at home said. SEC meets, so it gives us a great chance to Now, if we get NCAA Championships. Sebastien Rousseau continue to succeed with the postseason nearing. Rousseau and Gators looking ahead to conference-championship meet GATORS IN THE NFL UF Swimming Florida has 21 combined A cuts