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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 UF alumni create searching web appIt aggregates results from multiple search engines, pg 3. Meet the Gainesville City Commission candidatesNine candidates are running for three seats, pg 4 and 5. Gushue crushes homer to lead GatorsTaylor Gushue hit a game-tying home run in the ninth inning in Floridas 6-5 win against Connecticut on Sunday, pg 12.Gordon Watson clinched Floridas 4-2 home win against South Carolina on Sunday. Read the story on page 14. 77 /52 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 12VOLUME 108 ISSUE 111 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffFantastic FourGators basketball seniors Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete, Casey Prather and Patric Young embrace JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police are looking for a mystery man suspected of peeing on at least four unsuspecting victims, which prompted a UF Alert sent to faculty, staff and students Wednesday afternoon. GPD is investigating four counts of battery and exposure of sexual organs ranging from Feb. 22 through March 1. Four victims reported suddenly feeling someone urinating on them at different times between the 100 and 200 blocks of Northwest 17th Street and the 900 block of West University Avenue. The suspect exposed himself and left whenever victims confronted him, the alert stated. Victims describe the suspect as a 6-foot black male between 25 and 30 years old with a medium to large build, according to the alert. They reported he has short curly hair, a dark complexion and was last seen wearing a dark hoodie and baggy jeans. Gainesville Police encourages anyone with information to call the department at 352-955-1818 or text keyword GPDFL with the tip to 274637. Gainesville Police also reported another incident of public urination over the weekend. win Wilks on Sunday on charges of public urination, according to an arrest report. At about 1:30 a.m., Wilks peed on a car in a parking lot at 200 E. University Ave. full view of people walking downtown. He was extremely intoxicated, according to the report. Wilks is also on probation as of March 2013 for burglary. County Jail at about 3:29 a.m. As of press time, his bond had not been set.Peeing-on-pedestrians trend trickles through townCRIME RACHEL CROSBYAlligator Staff Student Health Care Center needs to check you out. Starting today, students seeking treatment on campus must show a photo ID at all locations clinic counters, the blood-work lab and the pharmacy. Toni Ratliff, the centers associate director, said the measure is an effort to prevent fraud. In the past, students could check in with only their UFID number and proof of health insurance. Its just an attempt at doing a better job at verifying a patients identity, Ratliff said. Now, if students forget their ID, she said they must also provide a phone number and current address as a placeholder. Ratliff said pharmacy labs already asked narcotics fraud. Its becoming a standard, she said. Rather than having it in some parts, were doing it systemwide. Alex Barshel, a 21-year-old UF environmental science junior, said she wasnt asked for an ID during a checkup before Spring Break but wouldnt mind showing it in the future to streamline the process. Those services are for UF students only, and they should be able to make sure thats who they are serving, she said.UF health care center now requires photo ID at all locations Its just an attempt at doing a better job at verifying a patients identity.Toni RatliffStudent Health Care Center associate director STAFF Break, UF students most of them miles from Gainesville woke up to UF Alerts about crime in the city. an on-campus stabbing went out at about 7 a.m. Hours later, the suspect, 28-year-old Michael Matthew Cravey, injuries after he charged at police with a hatchet. The morning began when Cravey stabbed a man in the parking lot behind Leigh Hall near Library West, said University Police Maj. Brad Barber. Cravey left in a black Jeep; a car chase ensued. When Cravey began running red lights and driving the wrong direction on Newberry Road, police deemed it too dangerous to continue. At about 9:50 a.m., the Jeep crashed into another car on Archer Road, injuring that driver. Cravey ran on foot into Butler Plaza. Roughly 10 minutes later, Gainesville Police Lt. Mike Schibuola saw Cravey hiding a hatchet in front of Best Buy, according to a GPD confronted him. Cravey ran with the hatchet in the air, coming within feet of striking Schibuola, according to the release. The Cravey, who later died at UF Health Shands Hospital. Police shoot suspect in campus stabbing


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 MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 TODAYFORECASTFRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY CLOUDY 65/41 PARTLY CLOUDY 58/36 THUNDERSTORMS 73/45 PARTLY CLOUDY 79/59 SUNNY 77/52 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 111 one-hour confidential focus group about interpersonal violence issues on campus. These focus groups will occur today until March 20 at the GatorWell location on Radio Road. Participants will receive a $20 UF Bookstore gift card and free pizza. To participate, email GatorWellProjects@mail. Use subject line My Campus. Participants must be 18 years or older and currently enrolled UF students. 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 HAPPENINGFlorida Civil Rights Struggle: Past and Present On Wednesday, the UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program will host a public panel, The Florida Civil Rights Struggle: Past and Present, at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall. The panel will discuss the history of civil and human rights organizing in Florida. It will highlight movement activity throughout the state in towns such as Ocala, St. Augustine, Tallahassee, Miami and Gainesville. Audience members will receive a CD anthology of African-American oral histories of segregation and civil rights with an accompanying educators guide. LGBT leadership panel LGBT Affairs will be hosting a leadership panel comprised of present and past LGBT identified leaders on campus and around the Gainesville community to discuss their experiences as leaders on campus and how their sexual or gender identities impacted their experience as student leaders. Please join us at the Ustler Hall Atrium on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Purchase a hamentaschen cookiegram for Purim Come to Turlington Plaza to purchase a sweet treat for your friends for Purim. They will be sold Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m and Friday from noon to 2 p.m. Hamentaschen are triangle-shaped cookies with three points to represent the evil Hamens hat. To participate in the custom, send a friend a Hamentaschen Gram, and the cookie will be delivered to them on campus. Orders can also be placed at March for farmworkers Join Chispas UF, Gainesvilles Interfaith Alliance For Immigrant Justice and local activists to pressure Wendys and Publix to join the Fair Food Campaign to raise wages and guarantee human rights for Florida farmworkers. The march will take place in Lakeland on Saturday. If you would like to carpool, meet at the Gale Lemerand parking garage on UF campus at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 831-334-0117. Florida Museum hosts Can You Dig It? Dig into geology and discover the ground beneath your feet at the Florida Museum of Natural Historys Can You Dig It? event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy handson activities, and watch demonstrations of volcanic eruptions. For more information, visit or call 352-273-2062. Global Health Case Competition The first Global Health Case Competition at UF is set to take place April 19. However, it needs the support of UF and community sponsors in order to be a success. If you represent a UF department, college or community organization, consider becoming an official sponsor of the interim UF Global Health Case Competition. The event is open to UF students of all majors, graduate and undergraduate, to compete. Sponsorship forms can be downloaded from the events website at and are due today. Multicultural & Diversity Affairs MCDA is hiring. Applications for student ambassadors are now available online at and are due Wednesday at noon. We are looking for both volunteer and Federal Work-Study positions for the Summer and Fall semesters. If youre looking to join an organization tasked with change, this is your chance. GatorWell focus group GatorWell Health Promotion Services is looking for UF students to participate in a Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 March 14, 1995 Students were calling UF to sign up for Summer classes. The pilot program TeleGator allowed students to register for the classes they wanted by dialing in the section numbers using their telephones. However, the system had some bugs to work out. Then-UF associate registrar Steve Pritz said some students had problems using the correct PIN numbers assigned for classes without the necessary prerequisites. UF sophomore Lauren Hoyt who used the system said classes. Another UF sophomore, Anna Tang, was able to sign up for 10 credit hours, at the desk in her dorMarch 14, 2001 At the groundbreaking ceremony for UFs Honors Residential College at Hume Hall, then-UF President Charles Young joined representatives of the Division of Housing, Honors Program and Academic Affairs Division wearing Gator hard hats and carrying gold shovels. The $18.1 million project was scheduled to be completed by Fall 2002 and would house about 600 students and areas for faculty housing as well, according to Alligator archives. The student suites would consist of two double rooms joined by a bathroom. The rooms were priced at about $2,300 per semester. Students will have the opportunities that a large university offers, but at the same time they will have the close-knit community which allows for character building that a small college offers, said David Duncan, a member of the committee developing the new facility. The old Hume Hall was demolished. STEVEN KATONA THE JET IS UNDER SCRUTINY AFTER THE MH370 INCIDENT. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK The Boeing 777 appeared Saturday morning over the South China Sea is one of the worlds most popular and safest jets. The long-range jumbo jet has helped connect cities at the far ends of the But more impressive is its safety record: ry only came last July when an Asiana Airlines jet landed short of the runway in San Francisco. Three of the 307 people aboard died. Airlines like the plane because it is tances thanks to two giant engines. Each engine is so massive that a row side it. By having just two engines, the plane burns through less fuel than fourengine jets, like the Boeing 747, which it has essentially replaced. It has provided a new standard in with the Teal Group. The 777 has enjoyed one of the safest records of any jetliner built. Besides last years Asiana crash, the only other serious incident with the 777 came in January 2008 when a British Airways jet landed about 1,000 feet short of the runway at Londons Heathrow Airport. Malaysia Airlines did have an incifrom Perth, Australia, to Kuala Luming 38,000 feet above the Indian Ocean, the planes software incorrectly measured speed and acceleration, causing the plane to suddenly shoot up 3,000 feet. The pilot disengaged the autopilot and descended and landed safely back in Perth. A software update was quickly made on planes around the world. Malaysia Airlines has 15 Boeing 2004, according to Boeing. The 200ER is one of four versions of the 777.Boeing 777 jet among most popular, safestGATOR GRADS SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.orgTwo UF alumni are looking to change the way people surf the Internet with their new web app Searchlet. Mark Fazzini and Spencer Simonsen were featured on TechCrunch on Friday for the app they released in Decempulls up a sidebar of results from multiple search engines relating to the selected word or phrase. Fazzini, a 25-year-old alternative investments associate for Tampa-based company Raymond James, said the app helps users avoid opening dozens of tabs when researching a topic. We thought about how nice it would be to consolidate all the information you needed in one area, he said. The search engines currently include Grooveshark, Google and Twitter, but he said the pair plans to add more search options for the app as it progresses. They intend to eventually open the code to the public so anyone can personalize the app. Jonathan Burnett, a 21-year-old UF computer engineering junior, said he isnt sure how the two entrepreneurs plan to make money off the app, but the concept is unique. This is useful as a research tool and kind of a life hack as far as doing things faster, he said. It just doesnt seem like something Id use all the time.UF alumni create searching web app It has provided a new


4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014Meet the 2014 Gainesville City Commission candidates KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writerkvarn@alligator.orgAnnie Orlando sat STEVEN KATONAAlligator Staff Writerskatona@alligator.orgKELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff Writer ALEX HARRISAlligator Staff HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff Writer Annie Orlando Donald Shepherd Sr. Mark Venzke Helen K. Warren Susan Bottcher Craig Carter


MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgWin or lose, District 2 candidate and former UF Faculty Senate chairwoman Cheri Brodeur will soon say goodbye to the university. She plans to retire in 2015. But as city elections near, she said she would like to see students. ment, said Brodeur, 65. Its your town too, and there needs to be some input from the students. Brodeur, who also serves as coordinator for the UF IFAS program development and evaluation center, said her ties to students and the university set her apart from and said the city needs advisory groups to talk about points of contention between students and residents. People need to understand what students are going through and what they need, Brodeur said. It goes both ways. Sue Alvers, an administrative assistant through the Faculty Senate, said Brodeurs strength is representing groups of people. She said Brodeur basically just asks people to work together.Cheri Broudeur SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.orgThree years ago, Todd Chase ran for City Commission because of his mother. assessment fee, which was adopted by the commission in 2010 to plug a hole in the budget. She was sitting there, she had tears in her eyes, and she said Where am I gonna get this money? Chase said. Thats when the light went off for me, and I realized local government affects our lives more than any other level. in Tuesdays city elections. With rising utility rates and a panies. of the citys roughly $100 million operating budget. Sam Coons, Chases best friend of 25 years, said Chases unique, Coons, 52, said.Todd Chase SHAYNA POSSESAlligator Staff est daughter casts will be for her mom. At least, Eddie hopes so. now running for the District 2 City Commission seat to help kids and families in her adopted home. I love this community, even though Im a Seminole, Eddie said in her 25 years as a resident, shes noticed a disconnect between the commission and residents. She focus on her districts most vulnerable. Improving bus service in areas beyond UFs campus would help both families and students, she said. Just because the budget comes from UF doesnt mean the students want to stay in that little circle, Eddie said. She said she also wants to push for more streetlights to help reduce criminal activity. As community outreach coordinator for the Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County, Eddie has seen poverty up close. She said simple things like lights will help those in need. Longtime friend Lewis Mazzarella said Eddies city understanding makes her a natural for the commission. ples attention, he said.Sheryl Eddie


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. Spring Break: Great for economy, not for state imageUSA Today reported Sunday that Florida remains the goto Spring Break destination for American students, and for good reason. South Florida residents live in a perennial tropical paradise, which explains why so many people from New York and New Jersey tend to retire read: drive badly and complain about the lack of good pizza there. And, of course, Panama City Beach in the panhandle remains a popular Spring Break destination, famous for its cheap accommodations, wild beach parties and inevitable drunken falling-off-balconies incidents. This year, as record cold temperatures in the Northeast have college students looking to Florida for a warm escape, Florida tourism experts are predicting 2014 to be a record-breaking year for Spring Breaks spent in the Sunshine State. Though Floridas spring break hot spots evolve, with some cities dropping off students radar and others popping back on, statewide tourism continues to grow during January, February and March, USA Today writer Rick Neale reported. Out-ofstate visitors during those months have increased from 19.4 million in 2000 to an all-time high of 26.3 million last year, Visit Florida data shows. Thats a 36 percent jump. The history of Spring Break in Florida is nothing if not political. While Panama City Beach, Cocoa Beach and the Orlando area are currently among the biggest hot spots for inand outof-state students, according to USA Today, it hasnt always been that way. Fort Lauderdale nicknamed Ft. Liquordale back in its Spring Break heyday of the 1970s had enough of the hordes of students wreaking havoc on the city. According to TIME, toward the end of the s, a combination of stricter public-drinking laws and hotel-occupancy standards limiting college students from cramming large groups into single rooms drove Spring Breakers to other areas of the state. Last year, the Walton Sun reported, the Walton County Sherfor underage drinking. Walton is located just outside Panama City in the Bay area. This year already a Texas student has gone missing in Panama City. Although popular Spring-Break destination cities increase law enforcement and make noises about aggressively cracking down on college students bad behavior, cities such as Daytona Beach, Orlando and Panama City are in a bind: Though students cause damage to both the facilities and reputations of the cities Lauderdale-style exorcism of Spring Breakers. Indeed, sleepy beach towns like Panama City rely on the tourism dollars that college students bring every year from January to March. Unfortunately for lovers of peace, quiet and pristine beaches, ies efforts to push them away. We just have a little advice for those out-of-state Florida newbies: wear sunscreen, and stay away from balconies.Conservatives fail to accept changing US C for the Conservative Political Action Conference to rally behind conservative leaders and discuss their core ideological beliefs. Sadly, the week produced the same rhetoric spouted by conservatives most of whom identify as Republicans that many young Americans and minorities, more often than not, reject. Conservative writers like Ann Coulter denounced any effort by the American government to reform its immigration system, decrying the browning of America. Yes, the woman said something that appears horribly racist on the surface, yet continually receives an invitation to speak at CPAC. In a panel on minority outreach, a picture hit the Web that showed an empty room with hardly a soul in sight. Its pretty much a given that in order to win national elections, minority voters are key especially Latino voters. Instead of courting them, we hear conservatives make seemingly racist remarks about immigrants and minority groups, and a minority outreach panel fell on deaf ears or, more likely, no ears at all. Although they might summarily reject them, studies show that conservative positions on major social issues look less favorable with each passing day. The Pew Research Center just released a study on the millennial generation and its political views. This generation tends to identify as independents but als. This generation is less religious than its older peers, and the majority of millennials supports gay rights. Why is it important for conservatives change their tune or at least adjust their tune on many major social issues? Votes. Conservatives believe as all ideologies do that they have the right beliefs for our country to succeed; yet younger voters reject those core beliefs. If conservatives want to win the White House in 2016, they need a message they can sell to a majority of the country. Hoping the same trite message of social conservatism inspires enough voters to knock a more liberal, Democratic candidate like Hillary Clinton from her path to the White House, conservatives continue to bash the LGBT community, immigration reform and almost everything accomplished by President Barack Obama. Based on what happened at CPAC, it appears that conservatives once again have a message of voters but not one large enough to put a conservative Republican in the White House. The portion of the American electorate comprised of millennials and minority voters continues to grow, and conservative messages are less appealing to those groups. Think about this: 80 percent of minority voters cast ballots for Obama in 2012. Their numbers in the electorate are only going to grow, and there is no way a growing portion of the electorate will ever cast a ballot in favor of a conservative candidate if large conventions of conservatives demonize minority groups. A whopping 67 percent of the youth vote who continue to trend Democratic and liberal cast ballots for Obama in 2012, and 50 percent of eligible voters 18-29 years old, voted. To my conservative friends: Whats your strategy for winning an increasingly important and growing portion of the American electorate? From what I heard at CPAC last week, the strategy is stay the course, and the votes will come. In gerrymandered congressional districts throughout the country, that philosophy may work quite well. A district made up of mostly conservative Republicans will certainly send conservative Republicans to Washington, D.C., but those conservative Republicans will end up having to work with or against a fairly moderate Democratic president. Conservatives seem deathly afraid of a Clinton presidency in 2016. If they continue this stay the course mentality and dont adjust their views to meet a changing country, their worst dreams may very well come true. Joel Mendelson is a UF graduate student in political campaigning. His columns appear on Mondays. 171 TOTAL VOTES10% YES 90% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgFridays question: Do you use tanning beds? Todays question: Will you vote in Gainesville city elections? MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Joel


MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7Mayor Braddy out of touch with interns, residentsMayor Ed Braddys recent pledge to revamp the City of Gainesville internship program is nothing new. I interned for the City of Gainesville in the summer of 2011 and did much more than shadow the City Commission, as Braddy claimed in the Feb. 26 edition of the Alligator. amount of independent research, toured city facilities, met with city staff and learned a sigplanning. I never felt unwelcome in City Hall and never saw the student voice ignored while working with Democratic commissioners. In fact, the worst treatment of students has always come from local Republicans like Ed Braddy, who have continually proposed scaling back transit options for students, opposed environmental protections and LGBT rights initiatives that students overwhelmingly support and fought against using the Reitz Union as an early vote location. students an idea of how their local government works and give them an opportunity to participate in a more hands-on manner is, frankly, disrespectful to every hard-working student who has interned or participated in our City Government. Its part of a pattern for this mayor: Hes out of touch with the priorities of the average citizen. Kay Mitchell UF alumna and a political organizer Dont blame the bag recycleThat darn plastic bag! Its in trouble again. Apparently, it has jumped out of someones hand or escaped from the car and yelled, Im out of here, and I am going to litter the beach, the park or the highway! Well, we shouldnt blame the plastic bag simply because a person didnt dispose of it properly. Instead of blaming the bag, lets remind our friends, family and neighbors to recycle their plastic bags. Not sure where to take your plastic bags no problem! Many retailers will take them back. For example, your local Publix has a convenient receptacle right at the entrance, so you can drop them off. Plastic bags are then recycled and made into items like shopping baskets or planters. com and then click on the Find the Location icon. will be happy to take the plastic bags back and recycle them. Make sure you recycle the plastic bags at your business, too. So lets stop blaming the plastic bag for littering. Instead, lets give that plastic bag a new life. Keyna Cory executive director of the Florida Recycling Partnership Letters to the EditorHow was your Spring Break? Meet anyone fun? Get a tan? Learn how to perform oral sex from your phone? Lick This, an app released this week, supposedly teaches users just that. The app is available on your mobile browser at, so you dont even have to download anything and potentially explain to someone that you need an app to learn how to perform oral sex. ladies. There are three different exercises that supposedly increase cunnilingus skills. Because, you know, your ability to bounce a beach ball with your tongue directly correlates to your ability to make a girl orgasm. Now, lets state the obvious ew. I know exactly how many bars and frat houses my phone has been in, and I can say with certainty that there is no way Im putting my tongue on it unless its thoroughly covered in plastic wrap, which the app creator actually suggests. Even if I were guaranteed not to catch something, this is still ignoring the fact that, lets face it, my iPhone screen is nothing like a vulva. skin of a lady, nor can it give me feedback. I asked a friend of mine who has more experience performing cunnilingus if he could tell me his thoughts. He said that the app is entertaining but not actually helpful because females all want different things. Some want more pressure, some want a lighter touch, and some want you to go faster. But according to the app, as long as you can sharpen a pencil with your tongue, youre an oral sex wizard. This is the biggest problem with sex apps. Sure, theyre fun, but they arent a substitute for the real deal. If you want to learn how to improve your oral sex probably give you better tips because they, you know, can actually talk to you. This applies to any sexrelated app. Apps like Tinder and Grindr are popular whats wrong with doing that in person? Its cool that I can meet hot singles in my area from the comfort of my home and from the comfort of my pajamas but were in college, guys! Go to a club or a party. Talk to that cute person in your class. Dont get me wrong: I do get the appeal. Im never separated from technology for more than a few hours. I sleep with my phone under my pillow, and, to be honest, Im already practically dating my computer. These apps interest us as millennials because we already rely on technology for so much. However, I think that relying on it for interpersonal relationships, which sex very much is, is dangerous. Tech-based sex is a good way to bring up the conversation and make sex more mainstream, but I think ultimately it detracts from the personal intimacy that is sex. How are you going to get to know someone, emotionally or physically, if you spend all your time staring at your phone screen? If you are unsure of your oral sex ability, or anything sexual for that matter, discuss that with your partner rather than turning to an app. If we as a society arent careful about our technological improvements, use of these apps will turn straight into a scene from Her. Imagine walking in phone, but for real and not just for instruction. If Lick This interests you and you do choose to get intimate with your phone, remember to use protection. Lay down some plastic wrap and make sure your device has a virus blocker you dont want to catch anything. Robyn Smith is a UF journalism sophomore. Her columns appear on Mondays.Oral sex app ignores body intricaciesColumnThe Florida Legislature is attempting to seize total control of Lake Okeechobee, eliminating the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from the process and giving total water management control to the South Florida Water Management District. This proposal is a bad idea, as it overlooks the history of the management of the lake and related water bodies in regard to the Clean Water Act. First, Florida petitioned the federal government for the construction of the Herbert Hoover Dike and the Central & Southern and water-supply sources for agricultural and urban development. This expensive effort, in conjunction with navigation projects for the Kissimmee, St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers, resulted in a fair-weather water management system that is unable to adapt to increasingly common drought and SFWMD managed water for ban water supplies a reasonable effort until it abandoned any concept of environmental water supplies for estuaries or preserved wetland systems such as Everglades National Park. Additionally, public waters were allowed to be degraded by the actions of public agencies that were supposed to be adhering to the provisions of the CWA. Eventually, the deterioration reached such extremes that the federal government sued Florida to prevent further degradation and restore national resources. The lawsuit dragged on for years until former Gov. Lawton Chiles symbolically surrendered the states sword. The parties agreed to a restoration plan calling for cost sharing and joint consultation in management. This is where we are, or should be, today. Unfortunately, in the years of bad lake management, water levels were allowed to reach heights for water supply purposes that led to deterioration of the Dike. As a result, the Corps had to institute new regulation schedules to prevention. Additionally, SFWMD practiced favoritism for water supply deliveries while Only in these last few years have these adversely affected communities on the east and west sides of the lake able to get the Corps to consider their needs, often contrary to SFWMD recommendations. The quality of the environment is key to the economies of eastand west-coast communities. Without the creative tension of the state-federal partnership, both partners receiving input from affected parties, that one agency will be swayed to the interests of favored stakeholders and lobbyists, to the detriment of the other stakeholders, notably the silent stakeholder: nature. Trying to co-opt the federal role in management while expecting the federal dollars indicates that the lessons of the lawsuit have been forgotten. West-coast needs have not been addressed except through temporary and discretionary relief, and we need equitable attention from both partners. Eliminating one will only result in further harm to our communities, our economies and our environments. Wayne Daltry is president of Riverwatch, the Caloosahatchee River Citizens Association. Other versions of this column appeared in other newspapers.Lake Okeechobee restoration efforts shouldnt be turned overGuest columnWayne DaltrySpeaking Out Robyn B as a peer-topeer technology, was designed for the purpose of making digital transactions without the presence of a banking authority. The open software is available to everyone, and its run with the use of cryptography to control the exchange of funds. But with the recent embroilment of one of the networks central hosts, Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, in a $409 million loss of investments, most economists may not want to get involved. A massive hack is rumored to be the cause of customer outrage following the shutdown of Mt. Goxs site on Feb. 25. Also at was seemingly deserted by its employees. The following day, Mt. Gox chief executive Mark Karpeles released a statement on the site for concerned capital investors. With the inability to retrieve funds, many Mt. Gox users are left in the dark. When the site ers gathered outside the corpobeing vacant, claiming they had virtual wallets. In a circulating document tive of Mt. Goxs real position, more than 744,000 Bitcoins were missing due to relentless cyber attacks over the expanse of several years. Although many are infuriated by Bitcoins present instability, some have chalked up the downturn as just another crash, to be expected of high-risk investments. Hopefully, the standstill Mt. Gox is undergoing will foster the solutions it claims to be working toward. This extensive breach should serve as a warning to those choosing to invest in virtual currency, as this technological era births new loopholes for danger. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is now contemplating the establishment of rules for Bitcoins digital trading. Federal prosecutors in New York have subpoenaed Mt. Gox. Japanese authorities are also reported to be looking into the matter. Theres no telling what will become of Mt. Goxs future and the millions lost to its investors. Alex Meyer is a writer for The Daily Cougar. A version of this column originally appeared on UWire. Bitcoin disappearance shouldnt be surpriseUWireAlex MeyerUWire


8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 IT WILL REPLACE THE WEIMER HALL LIBRARY. LOURIANNE APOLLONAlligator Contributing WriterUFs College of Journalism and Communications is opening a news reading room at Library West. The Allen H. Neuharth Reading Room will open today at 2 p.m. with a reception to honor the founder of USA Today and Florida Today who to the college. The room will replace the of Weimer Hall, which was also named after Neuharth. Furniture from the original library has been washed and will be placed in the new room. Its great because hopefully it tells the students that there is a place for you, said Patrick Reakes, chair of humanities and social sciences at Library West. The new reading room, lobrary West, will model the old room in size and display, he said. There will be a big screen TV streaming live news, as well as local and national newspapers and magazines for students to peruse. Frances Rivera-Pacheco, a 19-year-old UF public relations freshman, said she looks forward to the new reading room but said her only request is that the library staff make it colorful. Make it something that will inspire students, she said.New Lib West room to give study breaks, breaking news STATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSKEY LARGO President Barack Obama got out on a Florida golf course Saturday with two former professional athletes and the cousin of one of his top advisers. Obamas foursome included Ahmad Rashad, Cyrus Walker and Alonzo Mourning, the White House said. Rashad is a sportscaster and former NFL wide receiver. Mourning is a former center for the NBAs Miami Heat who has helped raise money for Obamas campaigns. Later this month, Obama is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for the House Democrats campaign arm at Mournings Miami home. Mourning is also helping the administration promote Obamas new health care law. He played golf with Obama in Florida last November. Walker is a cousin of Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett. Obama, his wife, Michelle, and daughters Malia and Sasha, arrived Friday afternoon at the Ocean Reef Club for a weekend getaway. The private, by-invitation-only membership club has two championship 18-hole golf courses. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama was looking forward to some warm-weather downtime with his family. Before escaping the cold weather in Washington, Obama recorded his weekly radio and Internet address. In the message, Obama said hes hearing from business owners across the country who are voluntarily paying their workers more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Congressional Republicans are resisting Obamas pleas to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour, saying it will lead employers to eliminate jobs. In the Republican address, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says Obamas proposed 2015 budget taxes too much and spends too much. Portman says Senate Republicans have a plan to spark economic recovery by getting government out of the way.Tee time part of Obamas vacation THE PLANES WING GOT TANGLED IN PARACHUTE STRINGS. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMULBERRY, Fla. A plane became entangled in the strings of a skydivers parachute sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa and both the pilot and jumper to the hospital with minor injuries. rie Eleazer said 87-year-old pilot Shannon Trembley was doing takeoff and landing maneuvers Saturday in his Cessna at the South Lakeland Airport in Mulberry. On his third landing pass, the wing of his plane became entangled in the strings of 49-year-old Gainesville skydiver John Frosts parachute about 75 feet above the ground. plane nose-dived to the surface. Eleazer says neither sustained serious injury, but both went to the hospital. Frost was treated and released. Trembley was held for observation.Skydiver, pilot have midair accident


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MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG The UF gymnastics team defeated WVU in its last home meet. Read the story online at questionWill the No. 1 seed Gators win this weekends Southeastern Conference Tournament? Vote online at LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@LandonWatnickAfter No. 1 Florida sealed an 84-65 win against No. 25 Kentucky in the OConnell Center on Saturday, senior forward Will Yeguete hoisted a sign that read 18-0 and more to go. Following the victory, Floridas seniors made sure to relish their achievements a list that includes the only 18-0 record in Southeastern Conference history, the winningest regular season in program history (29-2), their third outright SEC regular-season championship in four seasons and 23 straight wins. First, they cut down the nets with their teammates and coaches. Once the ladder climbing was done, seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young and Yeguete kneeled down and kissed the Gators logo at center court. It was a coordinated celebration by the Gators for their most successful senior class in school history. Weve been accomplishing a lot of things this year, but thats just a result from hard work and everything weve invested from early this year, Young said. This is the fruit of all that hard work. Added coach Billy Donovan: This is the greatest regular season Ive ever been a part of. showing, Saturdays win did not come easily for the Gators. Entering the half with a 49-28 advantage, Florida shot 61.5 pera 7-of-12 clip from three-point range and forced Kentucky (229, 12-6 SEC) to 34.8 percent shooting and 11 turnovers. But coming out of halftime, the Florida defeats Kentucky to close out perfect SEC seasonJordan McPherson / Alligator StaffScottie Wilbekin, Casey Prather, Patric Young and Will Yeguete huddle together after Floridas 84-65 win against Kentucky on Saturday in JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Writer@J_McPherson1126Ole Miss right-hander Carly Hummel could not slow down the Gators on Sunday. loss on Friday since the Gators 3-0 loss to Texas on June 2, 2013, in the Womens College World Series, the Rebels senior ern Conference series of the season. The No. 1 Gators (24-1, 2-1 SEC) plated six hits from six different batters as they topped the Rebels 2-0 on Sunday at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium to take the series. We came out determined to win because we werent going to let them beat us again, senior Stephanie Tofft said. Pair of home runs leads Gators to win against RebelsBASEBALL ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24The Gators have struggled to hit for power throughout non-conference play this season, but they needed a couple big hits to On the backs of only its second home run and third triple of the season, Florida (10-6) defeated Connecticut (4-8) in extra innings for the third straight game, needing an extra run in its 6-5 win at McKethan Stadium on Sunday. I think today was our best offensive day of the year, coach Kevin OSullivan said. After taking the lead on two separate ocnings, the Gators fell behind 5-4 in the sixth and looked like they would continue the run-averse trend that has befallen them for much of this season. After los4 with runners in scoring position through the next four innings. Luckily for Florida, its pitchers kept it in the game. After two games in which the staff gave up one run combined, the pitchers struggled a little more on Sunday but kept the game within reach.UF sweeps UConn in extras UF Sof tball OSullivan SEE SOFT, PA GE 13 SEE HOOPS, PA GE 13 SEE BASE, PA GE 13 Weve been accomplishing a lot of things this year, but thats just a result from hard work and everything weve invested from early this year. This is the fruit of all that hard work.Patric YoungUF centerQuotableIm going to take a shower with it and everything. Casey Prather UF forward on the OConnell Center net the team cut down


It was good. They put up a good advantage. season. ALLIGATORJordan McPherson / Alligator StaffChelsea Herndon swings during Floridas 8-0 win against Indiana on Feb. 22 at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. William A. England / Alligator Staff BASE, from page 12Gushue hit tying home run in ninth Herndon, Tofft hit solo home runs SOFT, from page 12Seniors score 31 of 35 second-half points ahead. HOOPS, from page 12 I knew Kentucky was going to make a run. Theyre too talented not to. Give them credit they battled and fought their way back in there. I thought we got spread out on defense and played into their hands a little bit, in terms of opening up driving gaps for them and them getting the ball at the front of the rim offensive rebounding.Billy DonovanUF coach


14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 Hosted by Chain Reaction, benefiting the March of Dimes.At Tioga Town Center SquareVendors:TCBY Blue Highway Tijuana Flats Sweet Dreams and many more!March 2nd 5:30pm 8:00pm Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffGordon Watson returns a ball during Floridas 5-2 win against North Florida on Jan. 22 at the Ring Tennis Complex. Watson clinched Floridas match against South Carolina on Sunday. WATSON WON IN THREE SETS. BRITNE MCCOYAlligator Writer@TheReporterGirlSophomore Gordon Watson showcased his skills Sunday when he defeated No. 55 ranked Tsvetan Mihov in three sets to clinch Floridas 4-2 win against South Carolina at the Ring Tennis Complex on Sunday. After falling to Texas A&M 2-4 in College Station, Texas, on Feb. 28, Florida looked forward to Sunday to tilt its 5-5 record above .500. Both the Gators cord in Southeastern Conference play last season, leaving the teams in a tie for the third spot. On the doubles court, Floridas No. 9 duo of Elliot Orkin and Gordon Watson fell to Chip Cox and Tsvetan Mihov 8-5. Senior tandem Mike Alford and Florent Diep were defeated in a tough 8-6 decision by Andrew Adams and Kyle Koch, giving South Carolina the doubles point and a 1-0 lead. But in singles, the Gators got off to a great start. He defeated Adams in a quick 6-1, 6-2 decision to tie the match at 1. Diego Hidalgo gave Florida a 2-1 lead over South Carolina when he defeated Thiago Pinheiro in two sets, 6-4, 6-1. USC began to rally back when Chip Cox defeated Mike Alford in straight But Orkin gave the Gators the advantage, defeating Andrew Schafer in three sets, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4. Orkin has been through a lot, assistant coach Mark Merklein said in a release. He wasnt playing, and all of a sudden, hes put into the SEC scene in a battle down there. Watsons match was a roller coaster ease against doubles opponent Mihov, he dropped his second set 6-4. With the match on the line, he found a second Next up for Florida (6-5, 1-1 SEC) is a match against Tennessee on Friday at 5 p.m. in Gainesville. ingrain a certain identity into our team, Merklein said. Were young and were, in my mind, trying to be the best team in the SEC.Sophomore clinches comeback win against Gamecocks


FLORIDA DEFEATED MISSISSIPPI STATE IN SECOND ROUND OF SEC TOURNAMENT. GORDON STREISANDAlligator Writer@GordonStreisand No. 12 Kentucky on Friday following a back. to a strong rebounding effort from Kentucky, Continue reading this story online at ALLIGATORJordan McPherson/ Alligator StaffCassie Peoples drives to the net during Floridas loss to Missouri on Feb. 20 in the OConnell Center. Peoples averaged 8.9 points per game at the SEC Tournament. AP PhotoNoah and the WailFormer Gator Joakim Noah reacts after being fouled by the Heats Greg Oden during Chicagos 95-88 home win against Miami on Sunday. Florida falls to Kentucky in conference tournament LOGAN MCGUIREAlligator writer@loganjmcguire Florida looks to qualify divers for NCAA Championships Now it is just a matter of going into this meet and competing to the best of I encourage them to thing about is Donnie Craine


16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Staff Writer@jczuprynOn Feb. 21, 2007, the Gators cut down the nets in the OConnell Center to celebrate their Southeastern Conference title despite having three more regular season games on the schedule. They lost their next two games. I regret that, coach Billy Donovan said after being put in a strikingly similar situation nine days ago. Florida entered its matchup with LSU on March 1 with the SECs best record already sewn up, but Donovan wasnt going to make the same mistake he made seven years earlier by celebrating prematurely. To me, when you cut down a the March 1 postgame press conference. Theres still two games left, so league play. And in the words of the four seniors being honored in their When Kentucky cut its 21-point in the second half, Scottie Wilbekin sunk a three to extend the Gators lead to nine. Six minutes later, Patric Young broke out of his 16-minute scoreless streak to bring his teams lead back to double digits. Casey Prathers contested layup 30 seconds afterward resulted in a three-point play, padding the advantage. the party with his fourth dunk of the year, sending the bench and the The Gators four-man senior class This is the way to go out, Young said. You cannot script it any better. its most successful regular season in school history almost never came to fruition. Wilbekin, whose 12.9 points per game and 2.1 assist-to-turnover ratio make him a leading candidate for SEC Player of the Year, was given the opportunity to transfer by Donovan after being suspended twice for violating team rules. Prather said switching schools crossed his mind after struggling time during his early years at Floridentity amid the downpour of criticisms and comparisons. And Donovan said he was concerned Yeguete wouldnt even have a senior season because of his offseason surgery on his right knee. When you invest four years like these guys have invested, it means something to them, Donovan said. Theyre going to carry it with them for the rest of their lives. Theyve done something that has not happened here before and has not happened in our league before. To me, there were a lot of emotions and Im proud of the way they handled themselves leading up to this game. When Donovan handed Wilpre-game festivities, the point guard more seconds, he would have shed a tear. I thought all of us were going to cry, actually, Prather said. Im surprised no one [did]. I knew if one of us started crying, then everybody was going to bust out crying. Gators tear down nets after perfect conference season This is the way to go out; You cannot script it any better.Patric YoungUF centerRachel Crosby / Alligator StaffScottie Wilbekin cuts down the net after Floridas 84-65 win against Kentucky on Saturday in the OConnell Center.