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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 Humans of Krishna Lunch project funds renovationsIt displays photos and quotes on Facebook, pg 3. Touring Finnish band plays library concertThe band stays at state parks, pg 5. Local food trucks celebrate rallys first anniversary at High DiveEleven trucks participated, pg 8. 80 /60 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 12 Lauren Haeger looks to continue her successful run of both pitching and hitting. Read the story on page 14. VOLUME 108 ISSUE 91 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014Matthew Martyr / Alligator Man Up PEDRO BRAVO CASE KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterPedro Bravos trial, which has been delayed multiple times, has The trial of the 20-year-old forLloyd said he expects it could At the most recent case manBravos defense attorney, Michael Ruppert, tions and wasnt ready to present More than 100 witnesses have been interviewed for the case, acwith physical evidence and poiHe was arrested in September Following delays, murder trial set for August SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff WriterPre-medical students now have access to The Association of American Medical However, Leila Amiri, the director of adat a later date could mean a lower chance of Amiri said the November test results will reach UF by December, which is too More MCAT dates openSEE MCAT, PAGE 4 CHRISTINE PRESTONAlligator Contributing Writer suit and tie all the way to UF next month The Rowdies have chosen to use the collective power of UF students social media media sites to spread the word about the Rowdies and a 21-year-old UF telecommunication junior, said he wants this event to be as Some of the ideas he submitted pictures and videos at memorable campus locations with reasons why students love TimUF groups invite Justin Timberlake to bring SexyBack to campusSEE TIMBERLAKE, PAGE 4Bravo Timberlake


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 TODAYFORECAST2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY RAIN 76/61 RAIN 66/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 78/56 RAIN 81/64 PARTLY CLOUDY 80/60 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 91 Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to kgriffis@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events 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.CORRECTIONA story in Fridays Alligator incorrectly reported Gainesville Fashion Weeks designer casting call and involvement with a modeling agency were in response to the cold snap. Those plans were unrelated to the weather.WHATS HAPPENINGStarbucks with UF Hillel Get your caffeine fix today with UF Hillel. Come meet Melissa at Starbucks in Library West from 1 to 3 p.m. to talk about the Jewish resources UF Hillel has to offer. She will even provide you with a free tall drink of your choice. For more information, contact UF Hillels engagement associate, Melissa, at melissa@ufhillel. org. Resistance training for life talk On Tuesday, Joe Cirulli will share the dreams that have inspired him during his many years in the fitness industry. The talk is scheduled to take place from 4 to 5 p.m. in Smathers Library East, Room 1A, located next to Library West. Register for Three-Minute Thesis competition The UF Graduate School is partnering with I-Cubed to host its first Three Minute Thesis Competition in April. The competition challenges doctoral students to present their dissertations to a nontechnical audience in three minutes or less. Preliminary heats will be held in March to determine finalists for the grand finale event on April 3. For more information and to register, please visit tinyurl. com/UF3MT. RecSports disc golf tournament RecSports will host the 8th annual Disc Golf Tournament on the 18-hole disc golf course at Lake Wauburgs South Shore on Feb. 15. The tournament will have two heats with 18 holes each. The winners of the various contests will receive prizes. Gates open at 9 a.m. Tee off is at 10 a.m. The tournament is free for UF students and $20 for faculty and staff. Register online at RSConnect, Crohns and colitis support group If you have Crohns disease or ulcerative colitis, come find support with others. The next meeting will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 2121 SW 16th St. For more information, contact Dennis Frohlich at or 701-541-3608. Servant Leader Institute Your student organization is invited to attend the Servant Leader Institute. It will let students network and problem-solve with UF and community leaders and develop ways to increase their impact. The event will be held Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Poe Springs Lodge in High Springs. There is no cost to attend. Please RSVP by Friday at leadershipandservice.ufl. edu. Catholic Student Fellowship The fellowship meets every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. in the lounge of St. Augustines Catholic Student Center, 1738 W. University Ave., for praise and worship, prayer, faith sharing, fellowship and guest speakers. This week, Katherine Dunnigan, a fifth-year UF biomedical engineering student, will speak about Living out your Faith on a Secular Campus followed by worship with Catholic Gators Praise Band. Flora and Fauna of Florida Enjoy breathtaking photographs of the Flora and Fauna of Florida exhibition at the Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Ave., through Thursday. Photographs in this exhibition capture rare scenes of native wildlife and thriving examples of many of the plant species that characterize Floridas natural environment. The Matheson Museum is open Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3LIFESTYLE BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writerbdupuy@alligator.orgKrishna Lunch has launched a feature on its Facebook page called Humans of Krishna Lunch as a part of its campaign to fund the Plaza of the Americas renovations. The posts include pictures of people eating with quotes about their experience. Photographer and Krishna Lunch employee Amy Hollis said the project aims to connect members. We wanted to collect stories not just for the fundraising campaign but to help the Krishna Lunch community grow, she said. These Krishna Lunchers are all individuals all doing the same thing every day but dont really know each other. The Krishna Lunch Forever campaign is collaborating with the UF Foundation to help raise money for the renovations on the Plaza of the Americas, which will include new seating areas and tables. The Krishna campaign has already raised about $45,000, said Bob Cohen, the campaigns director. Most of the money will be spent on infrastructure underneath, so groundwater will drain and grass and trees will grow to be greener, Cohen said. UF senior philanthropic adviser Carter Boydstun estimates plaza renovations to cost about $1.6 million. The UF Foundation has $300,000 in commitments from alumni toward funding the upgrades. The sooner we have the revitalization completed, the faster students will be able to Boydstun said because of UFs longstandwith them was an easy choice. Along with raising money, part of the campaign and project is to get more students to come out to Krishna Lunch. Worker Hladini Lorence, 18, said Humans of Krishna Lunch will make the event more personable. Usually the pictures get around 10 to 20 likes, she said. It gives everyone a chance to get to know Krishna Lunchers.Humans of Krishna Lunch project funds renovations, unites eatersBrittany Willis / AlligatorArt StudiesAmara Harnish, a 21-year-old UF English junior, admires the work of senior drawing student Kelly OBrien at TEASER: An Advanced Drawing Group Exhibition. The event showcases drawing seniors works. HE WAS ALMOST DONE WITH THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of slackers, charlatans and other characters so vivid that he was regarded as one of the dead in his apartment Sunday needle in his arm. He was 46. The actor apparently died of a drug overdose, said two law to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case. Envelopes containing what was believed to be heroin were found with him, they said. The stage-trained actors rumpled naturalism brought him four Academy Award nominations for Capote, The Master, Doubt and Charlie Wilsons War and three Tony nominations for his work on Broadway, including his portrayal of the beaten and weary Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman. Hoffman spoke candidly over the years about his struggles with drug addiction. After 23 years sober, he admitted in interviews last year to falling off the wagon and developing a heroin problem that led to a stint in rehab. No words for this. He was too great, and were too shattered, said Mike Nichols, who directed Hoffman in Charlie Wilsons War and Death of a Salesman. said Hoffmans body was discovered in a bathroom in his Greenwich Village apartment by his assistant and a friend who made the 911 call. For much of the day, a police crime-scene van was parked out front, and technicians carrying brown paper bags went in and out. Police kept a growing crowd of onlookers back. A single red daisy had been placed in front of the lobby door. On Sunday night, a black body bag was carried out on a stretcher, loaded into the back of a medical examiners van and driven away. Hoffmans family called the news tragic and sudden. Hoffman is survived by his partner of 15 years, Mimi ODonnell, and their three children. We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone, the family said in a statement. Tributes poured in from HolDamn, We Lost Another Great Artist, Spike Lee, who directed him in 25th Hour, said on Twitter. Kevin Costner said in an AP interview: Philip was a very important actor and really takes his place among the real great actors. Its a shame. Who knows what he would have been able to do? But were left with the legacy of the work hes done, and it all speaks for itself. Hoffman was as productive as he was acclaimed, often appearing in at least two or three busy life in the theater. He played comic, slightly off-kilter characters in movies like Along Came Polly, The Big Lebowski and Almost Famous. And in Moneyball, he was Art Howe, the grumpy manager of the Oakland As who resisted new thinking about baseball talent. Many younger moviegoers know him as Plutarch Heavensbee. He was reprising that role in the two-part sequel, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, for which his work was mostly completed.Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment Feb. 3, 1999 Local business owners are upset after hearing rumors that Starbucks may go inside the Union Street Station building in downtown Gainesville. The major coffee company was to establish four locations in Gainesville by 2000, which had local coffee shop owners questioning if they could compete. Im hoping, obviously, that (Starbucks) is not going to affect us badly, but if it does, it does, said Linda Wrighton, owner of Maudes Classic Cafe. However, some UF students were excited about the rumors. History major Peter Focks said if one were to be built on UFs campus he would frequently visit it. Feb. 3, 2009 The Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority house saw more than $11,000 worth of damage after a window air conditioner unit However, only $1,500 worth of damage ligator archives. The remaining damage was caused by the sprinkler system, which drenched the inside of the house. Sorority sisters were able to go back in the house and gather their belongings after Gainesville Fire Rescue made sure the next couple nights in the Reitz Union, neighboring sorority houses and friends houses. Feb. 3, 2000 California, Berkeley, administrator to talk about admission essays on applications for the university. A presentation from Bob Laird, the former director of undergraduate admissions at Berkeley, outlined Californias experiences with the essays. Laird said Californias university system put the measure in place to prevent the discrimination on the basis on race, sex and color. However, Berkeley saw admission rates for minorities drop 9 percentage points. According to Alligator archives, UF and FSU would require essays for prospective students by Summer Karen Fooks said she was impressed with the results she had seen with the essays. I do think they give a more holistic picture of the student, certainly more than just a quantitative analysis of GPA and test score, she wrote in an email. STEVEN KATONA


makes this game more important than the others. The second leg of Timberlakes The 20/20 Experience World Tour ends in Miami on March 5 and does not begin again until a few weeks later, giving Timberlake ample opportunity to come to UF, according to a press release from the Rowdies. Students welcome the idea of potentially hearing the pop icon perform in front of thousands of Gators. Wesley Ladson, a 21-year-old UF sports management junior, said Timberlake was a good choice because of his popularity in both sports and music. with as many Gator fans as there are, Ladson said. UF computer science senior Ian Cuba, 21, said the opportunity to see such an incredible singer in person would be a great way to end senior year. If he said he was coming, Id be on the sign-up site two days early to make sure I could see him perform, he said. 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014Emily Cochrane / Alligator StaffChris Joyce, a 22-year-old political science senior, speaks to the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Sunday morning in Matherly Hall. The crisis committee was part of the 11th annual Gator Model United Nations Conference, which was held this weekend at UF. SOME WORE COSTUMES. EMILY COCHRANEAlligator Contributing WriterA masked man burst through the as he snatched the girl closest to him and made his escape. The FBI Art Crime Unit now had to deal with also a missing director. This diplomatic crisis was part of the 11th annual Gator Model U.N. conference this weekend. UFs camdiplomats from Mississippi, Georgia and Florida for the largest studentrun high school conference in the Southeastern United States. About 450 high school students came to the three-day conference hosted by the UF Model U.N. club and were tasked with solving diplomatic issues in either assembly or crisis committees. Assembly committees run exactly the way the real United Nations works. Theres a set topic; they debate resolutions, said Aaron Kalafarski, a 21-year-old UF political science junior who directed the conference as Secretariat-General. Crisis committee is more like a story. They are main characters, and they play a huge part in creating the story. Alex Koberda, a junior from Chiles High School, donned a long black beard and brown robe to play Rasputin in the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a crisis committee based on the 1999 comic series created by Alan Moore. I chose Rasputin because being a psychopath is so much fun to play. est facts so you can bend the rules, said Koberda, 16, who used his powers to create a storm that wiped out In addition to the 21 committees, the conference hosted one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Jacob Atem, and raised money for his charity. Gator MUN is one of the most professional conferences, its the best thought-out and one of the most creative, Koberda said. Theyre not afraid to push the rules.UF hosts high school students for Gator Model UN conferenceLOCAL BRADLEY NORMANAlligator Contributing WriterWestside Samaritans Clinic has expanded its services and opened a new location in Gainesville. The expansion, dubbed Samaritans Healthcare, is the result of a partnership with Gainesville OBGYN in an effort to bring obstetric services for Medicaid and uninsured expectant mothers, said physician and clinic director Dr. Roy Klossner. The long-term objective is to move general services over to the new building, located at 1201 SW 164th Terrace, behind North Florida Regional Medical Center. The goal ultimately is to offer full-spectrum primary care, Klossner said. They call it from womb to tomb. The original clinic, based out of Westside Baptist Church, offers primary, dental and behavioral health care as well as eye exams and free glasses, Klossner said. The services are open to patients who dont have insurance, have incomes at a certain federal poverty level or qualify under state guidelines. For now we want to keep both locations open because we see a different kind of clientele, Klossner said. Director of operations Brenda Belote said the clinic sees patients Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m., but space is limited. You may have a Bible study class in here on Sunday morning, she said. Then on Thursday night, you have an exam room. Before the new health care center can expand its services, Belote said the clinic needs to a full-time family practice doctor and support staff, which could take a couple years. Right now were just taking baby steps toward expanding this, she said, but we will still be here on Thursday evening. Kelley Rojas, a 20-year-old UF biology graduate and volunteer coordinator at the clinic, said she doesnt believe the expansion will hinder service at the clinic. Theres actually people employed, and theres a staff, so I dont think it will really affect us, said Rojas. Plus, we have a lot of volunteers that come.Womens clinic opening new location JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgWaldo Police arrested a Gainesville woman Saturday after police said she hid crack cocaine in her panties at a trafTracy Lynn Irvin on charges of possession and intent to deliver a controlled substance, according to the report. cer saw a car run a stop signal then speed four miles over the speed limit on Northeast U.S. Highway 301, according to the report. car, driven by Irvin. He saw what he identified as crack cocaine on the drivers seat and some sticking to the front of Irvins jeans. During queshid the drug in her underwear when she realized she was being pulled over. doing someone a favor by delivering it, according to the report. Alachua County Jail at about 6 p.m., where she remained as of press time.Police: Woman hid cocaine in underwear TIMBERLAKE, from page 1Some students are hopefulThe new test will be twice as longlate for applicants to schedule a Fall interview. She said the college holds interviews throughout Fall and Spring, but it begins selecting students by mid-October. By the time students get their results in for a Spring interview, there will be fewer available spots, and the applicant pool will be much larger and more selective. Farcy said the AAMC announced in 2011 it would be changing the test. The last time the test had a major content overhaul was in 1991, The way we practice medicine in the U.S. has drastically changed since the 1990s, he said. So the exam was due for a change. He said the new MCAT will have an additional three semesters of extra content in biochemistry, sociology and psychology. The new test will also be roughly twice as long, running at six hours and 15 minutes. The AAMC will release one practice exam before the tests release, he said. Kaplan will also have practice materials available to students on its website. Atilio Atencio, a 19-year-old UF biochemistry sophomore, said because he needs to take physics in the Fall, the later testing dates will allow him to get through most of the courses content before he takes the MCAT. Atencio said he also wants to take the test before the additional three hours of testing time go into affect. MCAT, from page 1 For now we want to keep both locations open because we see a different kind of clientele.Roy Klossnerphysician and clinic directorIrvin


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Matthew Martyr / AlligatorWhose Line is It, Gainesville?Improv group Impromedy performs in the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday as part of the ninth annual Gainesville Improv Festival. STATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Saturday it is investigating 2,600 cases handled by a Pensacola-based agency chemist after discovering dozens of instances where prescription pain pills that were seized by police and tested as evidence were swapped with over-the-counter pills. FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey said the chemist handled cases involving 80 law enforcement agencies from 35 counties since he was hired in 2006. Most, but not all, of the cases involved testing drug evidence, though it was not immediately clear how many cases might be compromised. The situation was discovered after Escambia County investigators realized evidence was missing and later found other evidence packages where prescription pills had been substituted with nonprescription pills. It potentially means drug charges will have to be dropped and prisoners released if its determined the chemist tampered with evidence, Bailey said. This has the potential of impacting hundreds of drug cases across our state, Bailey told reporters. The department is using agents the cases handled by the chemist, who is on paid leave while under criminal investigation. Chemist may have altered evidence BROOKE BAITINGERAlligator Contributing WriterDown a luminary-lit path in Paynes Prairie Saturday night, the Alachua Astronomy Club set up highpowered telescopes to show guests whichever constellation, nebula or planet they wanted to see. More than 200 Gainesville residents gathered at the ninth annual stargazing event organized by the Friends of Paynes Prairie, a public charity group that raises money for the park. Perran Ross, the groups from the $5 entry fee directly We raise funds through events like this one and numerous other activities, he said, and we disburse those funds back to the prairie to help them with things like resource management facilities. Despite cloudy weather, participants found ways to enjoy the evening, which inand a hayride through the park. Gainesville resident Justin Telle, 10, listed all the things he liked about the event. It was really cool. I liked the hayride and the camp with the horses, he said. I liked the music and the telescopes where you get to see Jupiter and the four moons. The hot chocolate and smores were really good. Matt Bledsoe, a Paynes Prairie assistant park manbut also the community. It provides an avenue to fundraise for the park and educate those who attend. Whether participants learned from the astronomy club or took a hayride to learn about park history, its a good partnership (among) the astronomy club, the Friends of Paynes Prairie and the park, Bledsoe said. Astronomers unite: Paynes Prairie hosts stargazing night THE BAND STAYS AT STATE PARKS. RACHAEL HOLTAlligator Contributing WriterPia Leinonen and Joni Tiala are making their way from New York City south to the Florida Keys and east to California, driving about 10,000 miles in a rental van. Their dressing rooms are frequently campsites. Leinonen and Tiala make up the Finnish folk duo Vellamo, which performed Sunday afternoon at the High Springs Branch Library. An audience of about 50 people sang to the traditional Finnish songs and It Aint Me Babe by Bob Dylan. Leinonen, 33, and Tiala, 35, stay for free in state parks across the country and trade concerts for accommodations. They said they are enjoying the beauty of Florida parks and the small, historic towns. The songs they performed told of friendship, love troubles and even moonshine. Vellamo produced two albums of traditional Finnish folk music. Its most recent album, a collection of traditional songs, hasnt been released in Finland yet, but the High Springs Branch Library has one copy in circulation. Alicia and Carl Myers, of Trenton, both attended the library-sponsored concert. Alicia Myers said they regularly attend library-sponsored concerts, and Carl Myers said they enjoyed the afternoon because of the folk music Alicia Myers raised her hand and asked for an encore. In response, the band played a loud, bouncy Swedish song followed by applause. This was one of the best concerts, Leinonen said.Touring Finnish band plays High Springs library concert I liked the music and the telescopes where you get to see Jupiter and the four moons. The hot chocolate and smores were really good.Justin TelleGainesville resident


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.Hollywoods code of silence punishes victims of abuseWhen Woody Allen won the Golden Globe lifetime achievement award a few weeks ago, an old debate reignited: Is it right to celebrate artists who have committed or been accused of committing heinous crimes? In the early 1990s, actress Mia Farrow went public with stomost striking were Farrows accounts of Allens sexual abuse of cording to the Washington Post, Allen was never convicted, and After the media back-and-forth died down following Allens Golden Globes recognition, Dylan Farrow came forward for the message Hollywood sends victims of abuse at the hands of a powerful individual: that powerful abusers are accepted back Allen and Sony Pictures have since denied any wrongdoing on the writer and directors part, according to the Washington Its an all-too-familiar case in the entertainment and sport someone bringing up their DUIs and mental breakdowns, prominent male celebrities often escape the intense scrutiny thats afour history of convenient forgetfulness, that famous men will However, many other men continue to work and win awards be hard-pressed to see any mention of his felony domestic assault charge from when he beat his then-wife, Madonna, with a Kelly Preston in the arm in 1990 and his 2009 charges of assaultnals peers refuse to hold abusers accountable, its up to you, the Dont go to movies starring and directed by artists with histories dise and always, always research the backgrounds of your 55 TOTAL VOTES36% YES 64% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgFridays question: Will the Second Avenue construction mess you up? Todays question: Do you like Justin Timberlake?Task force not the solution to rape issueP task force was formed to address sexual assault on Dont get me wrong; I think its important that somepresident has made it a priority to reduce assault on It would be more productive to prevent rape rather than to teach schools to handle assaults that have alrape rather than actually stopping assault before it ocIt will take the help of everybody because its a probMake sure your partner always says yes, and look such as laughing and smiling, touching you back and Dont take advantage of someone who has been drinkthe golden rule you learned in If you know someone who is a rape victim, support him or sexually transmitted diseases after assault, even if they It might also be a good choice for females to take emerIn addition, its important to help your friend emoIn the meantime, I support the president, the task force and universities around the world in their effort to stop rape or to at least raise awareness of the probLast week, the Alligator wrote an article on the anwasnt sure if the task force could do anything other than versities be more aware of assault and can teach them how to help victims after the fact, but this task force canRobyn Smith is a UF journalism sophomore. Her columns appear on Mondays. WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Robyn


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7Murphs for Mike Theres been a lot of talk about Senate minority leader Michael Christs comments concerning the new Taco Libre Party. Some have said hes angry, whiny and unprofessional. Others have a few more choice words for him. As the people who elected him to represent us in the Senate, we couldnt be more proud. Hes telling it like it is. And thats what he promised to do when he ran to represent Murphree in the Senate. He promised to be an independent voice in the Senate, and he has delivered. Hes willing to work against, and more importantly, work with both parties to get things done. We couldnt be happier with what hes done so far. Hes cut waste from requests on the allocations committee, hes expanded paper recycling in our area, hes initiated bipartisan cooperation in the senate, and hes made Murphree residents feel included in the process. SG could use some more straight talkers. Christ is willing to call out anyone, regardless of of students. Students pay the fees that fund SG. Political parties, regardless of their perspective on SG corruption, should come to the voters with solid plans on how theyd spend that money. Some people may want to have fun with the millions of dollars our student fees make up by offering up just a single, mocking platform point. Were just happy to have a senator who will continue to used effectively even if it takes done. Meredith Ryan, Audrey Guerra, Amber Todoroff, Angelina Moscatello, Carol Fraley, Summer Benson, Ana Enriquez, Emily Davis, Dan Bergman, Kate Karunathilake and Gonzalo Izquierdo Murphree Area residents UF needs to hold Duke Energy accountableI would like to shed some light on a local issue that hasnt received enough attention. Over the next year, the University of Florida has the ability to take a large step toward reaching its goal of carbon neutrality by the year 2025. Currently, all the universitys electrical needs are met by a company named Duke Energy. Based out of North Carolina, Duke Energy boasts that its the largest electric power holding company. Like most large corporations, Duke Energy likes to make connection with the American Legislative Exchange Council. In the past, ALEC has helped prohibit the EPA from establishing carbon-emission regulations and providing legal protection for corporate polluters. However, UFs contract with Duke ends at the end of the year. This opens up much opportunity for UF to invest more in renewable and sustainable energy. As a student majoring in natural-resource conservation and paying my own tuition, I am ashamed that the money spent for credit hours is helping to fund this company. The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill recently fought the same battle and successfully negotiated a contract with Duke to develop wind turbines on campus. Student and community groups in Gainesville are asking for open inclusion about the decision to resign with Duke Energy. As Dukes largest customer, the University of Florida has the changes to the way it currently uses energy and take steps in the right direction. Brandon Jones UF natural resource conservation junior Letters to the Editor The recent cold snap that froze much of North Florida and paralyzed our neighbors in Georgia and Alabama doesnt disprove climate change. Period. Its beyond aggravating to read endless tweets and Facebook updates claiming that because the thermometer dipped to less-thanaverage temperatures or due to isolated winter weather, climate change is somehow over or isnt happening at all. ing in one tiny portion of the world does not mean climate change isnt happening. Look at some developments in the U.S. California is experiencing historic drought, and into a multiyear catastrophic drought. When you see long-term changes to your weather, thats climate not the short cold spell that required you to wear actual shoes last week. We can deny our planet is changing, but what happens if we ignore possible devastating changes and its too late? What happens if the polar ice caps melt or if places like Australia and California become inhospitable due and skyrocketing temperatures? challenging place to live with less access to clean drinking water, less land to farm and ultimately a more dangerous place for life. Sure, it all seems a bit irrational and hyperbolic, but blips in the weather for Floridians doesnt mean we should write off changes that nearly all scientists agree are happening. Whats even more frightening is that while scientists and most rational people agree on climate change, the number of people who dont believe in it is rising. If we had an alternative to Earth, we could WALL-E, but this isnt a movie, and NASA doesnt yet have a program that sends untrained humans into space. Like it or not, were stuck here, and its about time we start paying attention to the changes happening. Climate change is not something one individual can tackle, but if we all do our part, we can make a difference. Turning off lights when youre not in a room, riding a bike instead of driving a car, using reusable bags at the grocery store or cutting down on meat consumption are all relatively easy ways to cut down on your carbon footprint and they dont cost much, either. Even UF is committed to going green through the work of the organization Sustainable UF. The university wants students, faculty and staff to understand the impact we have on our ecosystem and what we can do to improve that relationship. Ultimately, through education and technology, Sustainable UF wants the university to be a zero-waste campus. Its an incredible goal, and if UF succeeds, it proves individual actions working collectively lead to real change for our community. The actions of one wont necessarily make a dent in the impact of climate change, but when organizations can rally entire college campuses, we can, in fact, make a difference. If we consider UF a microcosm of our world as a whole, whats stopping individuals from taking action that leads to widespread positive change for our planet? Climate change is perhaps the greatest challenge our generation will face, but its not too late to make a difference. to shut off the light when you leave the room. Joel Mendelson is a UF graduate student in political campaigning. His columns appear on Mondays.Cold snap doesnt disprove climate change, so start helping outColumn Joel


8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 Local tastes better. Local tastes better. be smart. eat local. Patricia Potestades / AlligatorCustomers wait for their orders in front of the Pelican Brothers food truck at the Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally on Saturday, hosted near High Dive. The rally drew 11 food trucks from across the state. THERE WERE 11 TRUCKS. KRISTIA WATKINSAlligator Contributing WriterGainesville residents and students came together Saturday versary of the Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally. The event, which took place in the High Dive parking lot, included food from local and traveling food trucks from around the state. The event was inspired by Pelican Brothers, a food truck thats been parked outside High Dive since 2010, said Pat Lavery, a UF alumnus and owner of the concert and event production company Glory Day Presents. Laverys company teamed up food truck rally in January 2013. Since then, the rally has expanded to 11 trucks and has grown in popularity. We just came up with the idea a year ago, and its been really, really popular, he said. The event catered to all food preferences, from the Filipino cuisine of Baboyz Truck to Northeastern food from Monsta Lobsta. The Earth Pets Treat Truck also offered food for dogs. Nigel Hamm, owner of Go Go Stuff Yourself, said his truck served a lot of customers during the rally. The most popular dishes of the night were the barbecue quesadilsandwich, he said. Its a more diverse crowd than downtown usually gets, he said. There are families, UF students, people from all over the place. Lavery said the next rally is planned for March 15.Food trucks celebrate CAMPUS LELAND HENRYAlligator Contributing WriterA UF study abroad workshop series focused on helping students re-enter the six. Tessly Dieguez, a senior study abroad adviser at the UF International Center, said the addition of a sixth session allows for more time to emphasize community involvement and academic reintegration. Dieguez started the program, called Transitions, last semester because she felt the UFICs single re-entry meeting wasnt enough. I wanted to delve deeper into the students problems, Dieguez said. Ruben Jean, a 21-year-old UF civil engineering senior who studied abroad in Hong Kong last semester, said the extra session didnt travel with many other Gators. You could get a community of people who are going through the same thing, Jean said. Current study abroad student Sydney Goldstein, a 19-year-old UF business administration and French studies sophomore, said she would consider signing up when she returns to ease the readjustment process. Reverse culture shock is underestimated and often outright forgotten, Goldstein said. My biggest concern is that I will lose momentum and get stuck in a rut.


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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Gator named to watch list Read the story online at ERICA A. HERNANDEZAlligator Writer@EricaAlyssaLightning usually does not strike the same place twice, but for Kytra Hunter, perfection did. For the second week in a row, Hunter scored a perfect 10 on Hunters 10 helped the No. 2 Gators (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) hand the No. 1 Sooners (3-1, 1-0 Big 12), last years NCAA OConnell Center on Friday night. Hunter and sophomore Bridget Sloan scored back-to-back 10s The last time a Gator scored a 10 in two consecutive meets was Faehn said she was unsure if this means Hunter now will get two practice facility. I felt for quite some time for a few years that shes been deservhad. Shes really connecting with the audience and the judges and they are connecting with her as well. I think that is the difference LANDON WATNICK@LandonWatnickOn the afternoon of his 22nd birthday Saturday, Patric Young blew out Texas A&Ms candles. The senior center manned the paint durAggies in the OConnell Center, scoring nine points and grabbing a career-best 14 rebounds. double-double of the 2013-14 season. Young said. We were just focused on limiting them to one possession on offense, and we did that. If coach (Billy Donovan) would have kept me in, which I wanted, I would have Youngs effort on the glass helped Flormore guard Michael Frazier II tied a career high with 21 points but added eight boards. Forwards Will Yeguete and Dorian FinneyBut Donovan said Floridas gaudy rebounding margin had more to do with TAMUs poor shooting. for the game and only 4 of 20 from behind the arc.Young leads UF to blowout win against TAMUKan Li / Alligator StaffPatric Young drives into the paint against Texas A&M on Saturday. Youngs career-high 14 rebounds helped Florida win its 13th straight Southeastern Conference home game. Young fell short of a double-double, notching nine points against the Aggies. JONATHAN CZUPRYN@jczupryn winning streak in the OConnell Center, Florida has hosted and defeated non-conference opponents such as Kansas, Florida State and Wisconsin. However, coach Billy Donovan and company tied another equally as impressive record Saturday afternoon against Texas A&M. the Aggies, they extended their Southeastern Conference home winning streak to 13, which ties the Senior Patric Young, who recorded a career-high 14 rebounds Satand cohesiveness are the keys to its endurance during the record-tying stretch. We just feel no one can beat us the ODome. When we come and put these white jerseys on, coach prepares us the right way, we come with a great attitude, great chemistry and no one want to get it done together and acDuring Floridas streak from 2006throughout the home SEC matchups and into the NCAA Tournament, which they won two straight years during the streak. stretch of SEC home wins while line. Throughout UFs current streak, the Gators managed to maintain the than four points per game. when Florida began its SEC home UF extends streak to 27 home gamesSEE HOOPS, P A GE 15 SEE STREAK, P A GE 15 SEE GYM, P A GE 15GYMNAS TICSJunior notches second straight 10 on floorTweetableWhen they refer to the big game they are talking about the Puppy Bowl right?Brad Phillips Former UF kicker


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 13 THE ASSOCIATED PRESSEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattles in a long time. Broncos 43-8. gest games. He is 11-12 in the postseason, 1-2 26 all season. No. 1 offense and defense, the D dominated. downs. and a third-down pass interference call on got to Mannings arm as he was throwing, and ception TD. Seattle Seahawks defeat Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl Malcolm Smith was MVP IAN COHENAlligator Writer@ibcohen5 the Gators hot streak. No. 2 Florida (4-0) held its opponent Brianna Morgan and Keegan. the match point. Gators notch fourth straight sweep against ranked BearsRECRUITING MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Writer @Morgan_Moriarty lina. He will sign his letter of intent on ner in the 2014 class. Three-star recruit to announce: 2014 Florida hosts junior day: Florida hosted Prospects visit Florida campus UF W omens T ennis AP Photo Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson holds up the Lombardi Trophy after win ning the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday.


JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Writer@J_McPherson1126 ALLIGATOR Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffLauren Haeger swings at a pitch during Floridas 11-1 win against USF on May 18, 2013, at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. Junior pitcher provides Gators with power in circle, at plate LOGAN MCGUIREAlligator Writer@loganjmcguire UF wins 23rd straight TRA CK AND FIELD LAWRENCE LAGUNAAlligator Writer@LagunaLawrence Brewer sets top triple-jump markHaeger led 2013 team in RBIs UF Swimming Brewer


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 15Megan Reeves / Alligator Staff William A. England / Alligator Staff Sloan wins three events against Soonersmaker this year. Sloan won the all-around title and posted the best score in three of the meets four events. She scored a 9.950 on vault, beam and uneven bars. Sloan said she knew her side aerial on beam was the deciding point. It just makes me want it even more, Sloan said. With that 9.95, I could easily get a 9.975 or 10. Last weekend, Sloan scored a 10 not repeat that level of success on the event. Man, I think it was my leaps, Sloan said. My leaps or my double pike was a little low. Its crazy, those little things. In elite, the little things they make a difference but not that much. But here its like, man, if I would have pointed my big toe I could have had a 10. Friday, Florida scored its highest vault score of the season with a 49.475 against Oklahoma. Floridas uneven bars performance was not quite as improved. Senior Mackenzie Caquatto, the second-to-last Gator on the bars lineup, had a misstep to the right in her landing. She earned the lowest score of Floridas bars total of 49.400 with a 9.850. Freshman Claire Boyce gave her best beam performance yet with 9.90. Sloan was the only Gator to outperform Boyce with a 9.95 on beam. of 9.875 against Georgia. Shes just getting better every meet, Faehn said. I told her all fall that shes capable of being a 9.90 to a 10 on balance beam every time she gets up there. GYM, from page 12Florida believes defense can improve after 33-point victoryGeorgia, the team has averaged 72.92 points per victory while also shooting percent from behind the arc and 68.4 percent from the free-throw line. Despite the slight dropoff in point production from the previous streak, the Gators have made up for it with a stingy defense. During the 13-game streak, Florida has held its opponents to about 49 points a contest. The 2006-2008 squads gave up more than 65 points per game. Michael Frazier II said the most encouraging part of the Gators defense is its ability to adapt and improve by learning from dominant performances like Saturdays against Texas A&M. Its scary because I think we can get a lot better defensively, Frazier said. Not a lot of teams have the opportunity to be great, but we feel like inside our team we have enough pieces to be great. Whenever we dont chase greatness, whenever we get outside the process, we are doing ourselves a disservice. Donovan, who earned his 200th career conference win and 182nd with the Gators on Saturday, agreed with Frazier that his team can keep improving its historic defensive effort by focusing on chemistry among the players and I think weve got a group of guys in there that care, Donovan said. I think they understand theres good chemistry there, theres good connectivity. I dont think theyre the kind of guys that want to let each other down. The teams continuity changes in a positive way when Florida attempts to break the schools SEC home winning streak record Tuesday night against Missouri. Freshman Chris Walker, who was approved to play by the NCAA on Wednesday, will join the Gators frontcourt and make his collegiate debut. Donovan said he will play Walker, but the freshman phenom will appear as more of a role player Tuesday. STREAK, from page 12 TAMUs 36 points tied the fewest UF has ever allowed in an SEC contest. Young helped UF enter halftime with a comfy 3417 advantage, powering the Gators to a 20-5 run during minutes, the senior had team highs with eight points and seven rebounds. The highlight of Youngs game was a two-handed putback slam that gave the Gators an 18-12 lead with 8:11 ter Kasey Hill missed a layup, Young charged down the lane and caught the ball in mid-air for the dunk. I really thought his energy was very, very good, Donovan said of Young. I told him Im going to start telling him every game is his birthday. In the second half, Frazier carried the team offensively. Following a slow start to the game from behind the arc Frazier and Florida began with a 1-of-12 clip from threepoint range the sophomore sharpshooter found his groove during the latter end of the game. After going 0 of 3 from half, Frazier made 3 of his 8 attempts from downtown. Just not rushing my shot, Frazier said. They just told me to keep shooting, and I found a rhythm there. You have games like that, but youve got to stay Casey Prather, who did not start but came off the bench half because of ankle soreness, scored only seven points on 3-of-5 shooting in 21 minutes. The senior forwards perforscoring streak of 18 games. Florida has now won 13 straight games and 27 consecutive games at home. Saturdays win also helped Florida tie its record of 13 straight SEC home wins. Were chasing greatness, Frazier said. Floridas next game the much-awaited debut of freshman forward Chris Walker will be against Missouri on Tuesday night at 9 in the OConnell Center. With a fatigued roster DeVon Walker (hip pointer), Prather (ankle) and others are dealing with minor injuries Donovan thinks having another body will help the Gators cause. Well see what he can give us, Donovan said. Getting a body is good, especially in our frontcourt. rhythm late in game HOOPS, from page 12


GORDON STREISANDAlligator Writer@GordonStreisandSuccessful rebounding was ubiquitous in Floridas 81-60 win at Ole Miss on Sunday. The Gators cruised to their third consecutive Southeastern Conference victory while splitting the rebounding battle with the Rebels, 42-42. However, the biggest rebound comes on a broader scale. After dropping three consecutive conference contests, Florida has bounced back with a purpose, winning its next three games. We take great pride in making smaller better than bigger, coach Amanda Butler said. We want to win the rebounds, win the battle in the paint. We feel like size can be a factor if we let it, but we cant let it. Weve got to make us being smaller be the more important thing. The Gators found themselves in an early 7-0 hole fewer than two minutes in. But the Rebels run was quickly thwarted thanks to freshman Ronni Williams ensuing three-point play. two boards and two personal fouls in that span. For the game, she scored 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting and notched seven rebounds. the Gators took a 15-14 lead and did not look back. Florida was leading by as much career game from Antoinette Bannister. The sophomore guard had the hot hand point range with 12 points. Bannister scored a career-high 18 points on the afternoon, shooting better than 50 percent from Brees a shooter at heart, Butler said. Shes a ball player. She can pass the ball and make plays, but when the ball felt good off of her hands behind the threepoint line, I think that just fueled the whole rest of her ball game. the arm. Ole Miss stormed back at the end of the taking a 33-31 lead into halftime. of basketball was below where we needed to be playing intensity-wise, energy-wise, our level of awareness, Butler said. We werent playing poorly, but we werent playing as well as we needed to be play. The Gators counter to the Rebels rush too much for Ole Miss to handle. Florida exploded into the second half with a 27-7 run spearheaded by Williams and redshirt junior Kayla Lewis. Lewis had one of her best games as a Gator on Sunday, scoring a team-high 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting as well as notching a team-high 12 rebounds. Were not necessarily out to win the rebounding battle, but we have to neutralize it, Butler said. We felt like the rebounding battle in them, but it was the biggest impact they were making in the game. With rebounds neutralized, it was Floridas shooting that again propelled it to victory. In the second half, the Gators shot 18shot 8-of-25 from beyond the arc, thanks to Bannister and senior Lily Svete shooting a combined 7-of-14 from three-point range. Florida is currently in good standing to earn a bid to the NCAA tournament, but a tough road lies ahead. Ranked foes Kentucky, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Texas A&M are all waiting for the Gators down the stretch. Even though we were able to pull away there at the end, Butler said, I think theres going to be a lot of things that we can watch and learn from this ballgame. 16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffAntoinette Bannister drives toward the net during Floridas 75-67 win against Alabama on Thursday in the OConnell Center. Bannister scored 18 points a career high while WOMENS BASKETBALLGators overcome rebounding drought, cruise past Rebels