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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 Scott Nygren remembered for passion, zest for lifeNew gourmet dessert shop pops up next to MochiGators support Taiwanese students in Theyre protesting a trade agreement, pg 8. UF coach Billy Donovan is helping the Gators maintain their composure going into their Final Four game against UConn. Read the story on page 13. BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writerbdupuy@alligator.orgNow facing a bribery conviction, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert canceled his appearance for Accent Speakers Bureau next week. On Monday, Olmert was convicted of receiving bribes during his time as mayor of Jerusalem. Olmert was scheduled for an interview on April 9 with MSNBC foreign policy contributor Rula Jebreal at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Accent chairman Daniel Landesberg said the bureau was not given a reason for his cancellation. But if Olmert still wanted to speak at UF, even with his conviction, Accent would have allowed it. We strive to bring controversial speakers, he said. If he still wanted to come, we would have had him. Accent had not yet paid Olmert and Jebreal their combined $45,000 for the event. charges. Olmert resigned as prime minister in 2009 after corruption charges were made in another case. Rami Okasha, a 21-year-old UF electrical engineering junior, said that because of Olmerts past, he was offended that Accent had decided to bring him to UF. I think its wrong, said Okasha, president of Students for Justice in Palestine. Why should they be giving a person like that the platform to speak, even if he was the prime minister? Accent does not have a speaker lined up to replace Olmert and Jebreal. is disappointed that the event was canceled. I was really excited about it, she said. When I found out it was canceled, I jumped to the worst conclusion. If they were canceling it because of the protests against an Israeli lied. 83 /52 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CROSSWORD 11 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 127 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014Rachel Crosby / Alligator StaffRallying for ResearchHyo-Jin Park, a UF postdoctoral student, hangs a poster Monday during the UF College of Medicines Celebration of Research at the Stephen C. OConnell Center. Parks display was one of more than 400 exhibits. SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.orgFollowing a federal decision that ruled football players at Northwestern University count as employees, UF President Bernie Machen is looking for ways to get the universitys student athletes paid. Football players from Northwestern petitioned the university to allow them to unionize, which the Chicago National Labor Relations Board ruled in favor of. Peter Ohr, the boards regional director, found student athletes receiving grant-inaid scholarships are employees of the university, giving them the right to unionize. During last weeks Board of Trustees meeting, Machen discussed what the decision means for UF. Machen said that hes been involved in negotiations with the National Collegiate Athletic Association about the organizations cap on athletic scholarships for about a year. The NCAA limits how much a university can award student athletes, which Machen said ranges from $15,000 to $16,000 which falls Machen aims to pay athletes ABOUT 30 PERCENT OF CHARGES WERE RELATED TO SEX. HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff Writerhmarcus@gmail.comFlorida ranked second in the country for harassment and discrimination in the workplace complaints. In a report by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Florida had a total of 7,597 harassment and discrimination charges for 2013. That makes up about 8 percent of the total discrimination and harassment charges California followed in third. Overall, the U.S. received about 94,000 charges in 2013, which is about 6,000 fewer than in 2012. The Network, a company that specializes in governance, risk and compliance solutions, analyzed the 2013 report and illustrated trends in discrimination and harassment charges in Florida in an infographic. Of the total charges in Florida, about 33 percent were race charges, about 30 percent were sex charges, and 40 percent were retaliation charges. Jimmy Lin, the vice president of product management and corporate development of The Network, said the most common harassimplementing solid codes of conduct in the workplace. Employees should be educated as to what counts as discrimination and/or harassment Florida ranks No. 2 in workplace harassment, discriminationSEE WORK, PAGE 4 CAMPUS Employees should be educated as to what counts as discrimination and/or harassment.Jimmy Linvice president of product management and corporate developmentIsraeli ex-leader facing conviction cancels UF visitStudents can now unionizeSEE PAY, PAGE 4Machen


News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTTHUNDERSTORMS 82/60 CLOUDY 84/61 PARTLY CLOUDY 85/58 SUNNY 85/56 SUNNY 83/52 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 127 bring back Bambooville. To help, find the Facebook page Restore Bambooville, or contact Elliot Larkin at or Nick Chrone at Also, sign the petition on Be a MUSE this Summer Museum University Student Educators are one-semester volunteers who create and present interactive and engaging experiences for museum visitors at the Harns Museum Nights. A select group of 1015 students from diverse academic backgrounds will be selected to work together to imagine and produce unique programs at the museum. MUSE planning meetings are Thursdays 3:30 to 5 p.m., and MUSEs take the stage on Museum Nights, the second Thursday of each month. Download an application at MUSEApp.pdf. Applications considered until the program is full. Bring questions to Eric Segal, education curator of academic programs, at 352.392.9826 x2115 or esegal@ 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 HAPPENINGRUB Entertainment Presents: Work It, Gators! Trying to fight off the freshman 15? Starting to go from weekly gym visits to monthly ones? Then get off Netflix, get on your feet and come on out to Reitz Union Board Entertainments fitness event Work It, Gators. Get moving with our Zumba session, cool down with some smoothies, relax with massages and yoga, and enjoy free water bottles and gym gear. Bring your friends and kick-start that beach body. See you in the Grand Ballroom at 8 p.m. today. Midnight Fun Run 2014 Join us for the eighth annual Midnight Fun Run, a 5K run or 1-mile walk around Lake Alice. The event is on the last day of Spring classes, April 23, at 11:59 p.m. Registration opens today at 10 a.m. on RSConnect, The first 150 registrants will receive a RecSports flashing LED light wand. The registration cost for Gator 1 Card holders (including students and staff) is $12, which includes the event shirt and breakfast after the event. Gator 1 Card holders can register guests for $20. Participants can register onsite (cash and checks only) for $10, which includes breakfast but does not include the event shirt. For more information, visit UF Global Health Case Competition registration opens Wednesday Free registration opens Wednesday for the firstever UF Global Health Case Competition for all UF students. Students can register at Students register individually and are sorted into interprofessional student teams. The case will be released April 16, and student teams will present their case recommendations on April 19 to a panel of faculty judges. $750 will go to the first place team; $400 to second place; $150 to honorable mention. All participants receive a T-shirt for competing. See website for more information. 42nd Annual Showcase: Ubuntu UF African Student Union presents the 42nd Annual Showcase of African fashion, dance, art, drama, food, etc., so dress up and come enjoy an entertaining night of full-blown African culture Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Edible book contest All UF students, faculty and staff are invited to create an edible book and enter it in the George A. Smathers Libraries contest April 9 from 11 a.m. to noon on the walkway in front of Library West. The only rules are that it must be edible and must be somehow related to a book. Judges will determine the winner in each category, and the winners will be awarded prizes. Winners will be announced at 12:15 p.m. and do not have to be present to win. Categories: Peoples Choice (voted by the public), Best Childrens Book, Best Non-Cake Entry, Best Non-Fiction Book and Best Pun. More information: UPTAs Carnival for Kids The Undergraduate Physical Therapy Association would like to invite UF families to its kids carnival. The carnival will be April 12 from noon to 4 p.m. on Hume Field. Admission is $5 per family. All proceeds will be donated to muscular dystrophy research and related causes. There will be a Scooby-Doo bounce house, giant bubble stations, arts and crafts, face painting, prizes, raffles and more. Please contact UPTA at with any questions. Lavender Graduation LGBT Affairs is hosting its annual Lavender Graduation on April 18 at 7 p.m. The ceremony acknowledges the achievements and contributions of LGBT and ally students at UF. If you are graduating, please notify LGBT Affairs to be recognized and receive a Lavender Graduation certificate as well as a rainbow tassel. LGBT Affairs is also looking for candidates for Spring 2014 Community Impact Awards and Rainbow Alliance Awards for Student LGBT Service and Research. Velo Vixen MTB Skills Clinic The second annual Velo Vixen MTB Skills Clinic will be held on April 19 at 9 a.m. at San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park. Lunch will be provided by Harvest Thyme Cafe, and all participants will receive a fabulous Vixen commemorative T-shirt. Reservations are not necessary, but strongly encouraged. You can register online using PayPal here: Restoring Bambooville A group of students is working to present a formal proposal to the Lakes, Vegetation and Landscaping Committee as well as the Land Use and Facilities Planning Committee to Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 U p T u r n t IN MEMORIAM BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writer bdupuy@alligator.orgScott Nygren was serious about his love for the humanities. But the UF English and serious around those who knew him. the hall from him in Turlington. She said she thought he was too stoic. We would joke about that afterward, she said. to his battle with cancer. Nygren was 67. Sickness could not silence Nygren, the tients due to risk of infection, the Internet connects me to family and friends and to ciety, he wrote. sent one of his students a video he had nior. he said. His commitment to being overly Nygren always wore his signature grin, ing with Nygren at UF. When I see him in my head, he has this giant smile, he said. He convinced a lot of us he was going to beat this thing. ate and a member of the Board of Trustees from 2011 to 2012. He was also involved in Nygren was generous with his time and chairman. faculty, he said. He was one of those cantly missed. screenings, conferences and lectures, and he always asked questions. He was very concerned with the state manities within the university. To commemorate her husband, Turim During his time at UF, Nygren taught Nygren even wrote a book called Time ing of History. Although cinema was more than what brought Turim and her husband together, seum of Art. Turim said the two of them loved traveling as well. We did a lot of traveling together, and the mixture of when I could convince him intertwined. band, Turim will now have to go on alone. said.Professor Scott Nygren remembered for passion, zest for lifeCourtesy to the AlligatorScott Nygren poses on the Cte dAzur, or the French Riviera, during his time teaching abroad in France. He was the director of UFs Center for Film and Media Studies.


and how to appropriately respond to these situations should they arise in the workplace, he wrote in an email. Cecil Howard, the equal opportuof Equal Opportunity, said awareness is the top reason harassment charges are so high in Florida. Most people (in Florida) are against employers, and certainly more are going to take advantage of that opportunity, he said. You basically have protection on three levels in Florida local, state and federal where in some states you may only have protection at the federal level. Though Florida is still ranked second in the nation for charges, the number of complaints has decreased by about 350 from 2012. In fact, since 2011, the number of complaints has declined by about 500 total complaints. Lin credits the drop in complaints to extra efforts from employers on training programs and informing workers on how they can combat harassment. Instilling strong ethics in employees from day one is crucial in establishing an ethical workplace thats free of harassment and discrimination, Lin said. ALEJANDRA ESCOBARAlligator Contributing WriterStudents on a budget may have an answer to rising movie ticket prices. The Hippodrome State Theatre is now offering students and senior citizens a discount to all of its regularly scheduled shows. The discount allows students and seniors aged 65 and older to pay $5.50 for ly, the Hippodrome offered the discount to students and seniors only on Sundays and Wednesdays. On other days, tickets were $7.50. Hippodrome cinema director Alisha Kinman said the theater wanted to make ticket prices consistent. Kinman said the change came after some recent restructuring and analyzing of the ticket prices. It just made sense to me that we should have student prices, and senior prices for that matter, be for all of our regular showings, Kinman said. Were so close to the university that it would be silly for us not to do that. The implementation of the discount is not a sign that the Hippodrome is undergoIn fact, Kinman said the Hippodrome is expanding its options with new digital equipment that debuted in January. I wanted to really evaluate all the student, or not just student, but all the pricing that we have because I know its so expensive to go to the movies in general, Kinman said. Allison Alsup, a 22-year-old UF public relations senior and intern at the Hippodrome, said the lower ticket price will allow more students to come to the cinema. Its available more days of the week, so they dont have to plan so far ahead if they ing, Alsup said. 4, ALLIGATOR Teodora Yordanova / AlligatorThe Hippodrome State Theatre, 25 SE Second Place, is now offering additional student and senior pricing for all of its regularly scheduled shows. Its $5.50 with an ID. The Hipp extends student pricing to all regular showsLOCAL STUDENTS ARE SPLIT. GRAHAM HACKAlligator Contributing WriterUF is considering replacing eLearning, leaving a blank canvas for the universitys new course management system. Canvas, the proposed replacement, is already in use for some UF business and online classes, but the school is determining whether it wants to transition all classes to the platform. cational technology for UF Health, said Canvas simplicity and usability are its most attractive characteristics, particularly for students. From what I understand, [Canvas] was actually built from a student perspective, Graff said. With that in mind, Canvas has a leg up on Sakai. The system is built to work with tools like Google Docs and can notify students of class updates and announcements by text or email. It empowers you to receive communication the way that you want to consume it, Graff said. According to student and faculty feedback, the layout of Canvas is much easier to navigate, he said. Warner Olson, a UF industrial engineering student, said he has experienced issues with e-Learning. I have no clue where Im supposed to be going for certain things, he said. Everything is there; its just not easily accessible. Although the student feedback for Canvas has been positive, other students have differing opinions about whether a new course management system is needed. Other students like Mel Tutar, a UF industrial engineering student, said other than e-Learning freezing sometimes, she thinks the system If UF decides to switch to Canvas, it would take some time. Graff said in the past, transitions like this have taken about a year.University mulls moving all online classes to Canvas system JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Monday after he stole the business keys for a McDonalds and tried to get away in his car, dragging the manager with him. on hit-and-run charges, according to an arrest report. with the manager over a poorly made cup of chased him and held onto part of the car door. and dragged the manager a short distance through the parking lot, Tobias said. A husband and wife from Georgia were eating a meal in the parking lot of the restaurant, lothe incident. The wife said she thought it was She noticed the manager yelling, He got my keys! He got my keys! she said. The manager suffered from several scrapes, scratches and bruises on her arm, leg and back. She later required medical care, Tobias said. County Jail at 6:42 a.m. As of press time, his bond had not been set. Man steals McDonalds keys, drags manager in parking lot W ORK, from page 1Awareness is high in Fla.NCAA disagrees with the decision$5,000 short of UFs roughly $21,000 average annual cost of attendance. He said for the past 10 to 15 years, revenues from athletics have been steadily increasing, but most of that money goes to facilities and coaches salaries. money going toward support systems instead of students, he said the amount student athletes are being paid hasnt changed in roughly 20 years. The irony is that we can pay more for an academic scholarship than we can for an athletic scholarship, he said. While negotiations are still underway, Machen has been exploring several options with ences to give more aid to stustipends and increasing academic support are both on the table. Machen isnt just looking to support football players. He wants to expand payment and support for all of the universitys athletes. There wouldnt be just putting more money on the table, he said. It would be providing incentives, taking care of these athletes, making sure that they are able to get educated however it needs to be done. Although the conferences have been pushing for more autonomy when compensating student athletes, the NCAA took a stand against the federal decision. While not a party to the proceeding, the NCAA is disgion 13 determined the Northwestern football team may vote to be considered university ciation, wrote in a statement. We strongly disagree. P AY, from page 1 It empowers you to receive communication the way that you want to consume it.Randy Graffdirector of educational technologyP erez We strongly disagree with the notion that student-athletes are employees.Donald Remy


LAUREN TRONCOSOAlligator Contributing WriterMore than 30 students wrote letters to fellow Gators on Monday evening during Words of Encouragement, a program aimed to help students adjust to college life. Saneh Ste. Claire, an 18-year-old UF telecommunication freshman, proposed the idea to Graham Area Councils community service committee and then partnered with U Matter, We Care and To Write Love On Her Arms. Ste. Claire was inspired after a UF freshman and classmate having a hard time died recently. Ste. Claire thought if she had had just one person reach out to her, something could have been different. Hand-written, old-school letters from peers are more meaningful than online resources from strangers, she said. The committee will submit the letters to the Dean of Students Ofdents who have reached out. According to the Counseling & Wellness Centers annual report, about 45,000 student appointments were made in 2012-13. Of those, 2,660 presented anxiety problems, 1,938 were depressed, and 1,684 expressed social isolation and loneliness. Tina Tannen, a CWC mental health counselor, said resources on the centers website and programs like Words of Encouragement let students know theyre not invisible. Even if theyre still lonely, she said, they dont feel like theyre also crazy. TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Emily Cochrane / Alligator StaffLunch Not on the Lawn Sans BonMembers of Student Government and Skanska, the construction managers behind the Reitz Union renovaTHE ASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE The Florida Legislature is pushing through a bill that targets websites that charge people a fee to remove their police mug shots, a practice that some criticize as a legal form of extortion. The bill targets companies that obtain booking photos from law enforcement agencies and then put them online, along with the persons name and the charges they face. They then charge arrestees hundreds to thousands of dollars to remove them or face continued embarrassment. Some websites refuse to remove the photos even if the charges are later dropped or if the person is acquitted. Under the proposed law, an individual could obtain a court order for removal. The website would be subject to a $1,000within 14 days. Florida is trailing several states in addressing the practice by such websites as States across the U.S. are moving on this, so were hoping to catch up, said Sen. Darren Soto, D-Kissimmee, the author of a measure that would require mug shot sites to remove booking photos at no charge. State and local governments would be exempt from the law. Soto said he worked with the Florida Sheriffs Association in drafting the bill. Mug shot companies, as well as media outlets, use Floridas strong open records laws to obtain content for their sites. Some commercial sites have begun to include instructions on how to get a mug shot removed, charging by the arrest. At, one arrest costs $399 with the removal fee rests. Removing booking photos for free would sap at least half of the operating revenue for, said Marc G. Epstein, a Florida lawyer who represents the company. We dont solicit business, and we want to get to a point where all the revenue we get is from advertising rather than ads and removal, Epstein said. But removing for free at this point? When legislators work for free, then well work for free. Wyoming, Georgia and Utah have all passed laws similar to the one proposed by Soto.State bill targets websites that dont remove mug shotsCAMPUSGators write words of encouragement


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.April Fools rules: Dont be dumb, dont cross the lineApril Fools Day is seriously tempting for college newspapers. So many raunchy jokes we could make! punny headlines more than usual! And if theres one thing we learned from looking through Alligator archives Monday night, its that our predecessors were pretty creative when it came to April Fools Day. In 1971, the Alligator editors designed a phony front page with a masthead reading The Floreda Agitator, referencing the papers old nickname. In 1986, we were The Incandescent Florida Instigator. In 1991, a phony letter to the editor from Prez Lambada, UF Grand High Poohbah alerted readers that Student Government would be abolished: We, the campus administrators who decide the fate of your academic career with our every bureaucratic butt twitch, have some exciting news for you. All your student activity fees will be returned so you yourself can make bad decisions about how to spend them. Also, campus parking decals have been abandoned. Park your car where you like we just dont care anymore. But perhaps the best came in 2005: Donovan takes job with UF rival Kentucky topped the front page, and at the bottom was a story about UF Transportation and Parking Services banning large cars from campus for taking up too much room. Among the affected was the Student Body president, who whined about having to park his limousine elsewhere. April Fools Day is important because it shows readers that there are actual humans behind the news. We like to have fun, too. But the line between hilarious and whatthe-hell-were-they-thinking is all too easy to cross. Like all pranks, April Fools Day editions can be funny if done right. In general, it seems that corporations have a better time on April Fools Day than newspapers. Just look at the 1996 stunt that Taco Bell pulled, when the company announced via seven full-page ads in the countrys leading newspapers that it had bought the Liberty Bell to alleviate the national debt. The new name for the privately owned American relic? The Taco Liberty Bell. So why not go HAM with the jokes this year? The media is increasingly scrutinized and criticized for careless errors and biased coverage. In this age of informathey can take our coverage at face value. Were not trying to be a buzzkill we just think solid journalism is responsible and therefore honest. We never want to dupe our readers, even for the sake of comedy. That would only distract from our daily goal of publishing as much liberal, GDI trash as possible. Just kidding. ;) 111 TOTAL VOTES48% YES 52% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgMondays question: Have you had sex on UFs campus? Todays question: Should student athletes be paid?Chew on this: Paleo diet isnt perfectTheres a new fad in dieting commonly referred to as the paleo diet. The name is short for the paleolithic diet and is inspired by caveman more accurately referred to as Neanderthal diets. The diet stipulates the participant eat foods that the Neanderthals hunted and gathered. This includes the eggs, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Therefore, it discourages those on the diet from eating sugar, dairy, grains and processed foods. The diet claims to reduce the risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and chronic degenerative diseases while also increasing weight loss, athletic performance, loss of acne and libido. Basically, this diet claims to be everything you ever dreamed of and more. Doesnt this seem too good to be true? Of course eating unprocessed meats and making natural food choices will result in a healthier lifestyle. UF basketball star Patric Young went on the diet this past year, and have you seen his arms? Theyre crazy. But Young is a collegiate athlete who consistently exercises, and Im assuming the guy could eat McDonalds every day and still be a thousand times more athletic than most men. Essentially, the diet seems like a pretty great choice. Some studies show a small amount of weight loss, normal blood sugar levels and overall better health. It seems the only major health risk one takes while on the diet is missing out on some key nutrients by depriving the body of dairy and grains. These nutrients, like calcium, are important to growth development in children. There is a reason our agricultural-turned-consumer-based culture is much taller than most of our ancestors. We get more hormones in our food now, some good and some bad, but for better or worse, these hormones help us grow taller and, subsequently, fatter. That being said, our huntergatherer ancestors did not have a choice when it came to what they ate, meaning they had to of food they could and wouldnt pass up on a meal because it wasnt healthy. Im sure if the Neanderthals could exchange cheeseburgers, they would have done so in a second. The Paleolithic era was not the time of domestication, therefore they could not access most of the genetically tion happened during the Neolithic Era, which started about 10,000 B.C. During that period of time, humans learned how to modify nature to their culinary desires. This fad diet, although not unhealthy and not too ridiculous in principle, has incited some people to take it up and gloat. Its great if people want to try new things to improve their health, but more often than not, when Im talking with someone who brings up the paleo diet, I get a sense of superiority. Being on a diet from 200,000 years ago is the ultimate hipster move. Takeaway message: Do whatever makes you happy, but dont be condescending about it when you make your decision. Everyone has his or her own path to food enlightenment. As long as you exercise and maintain a healthy diet, you shouldnt run into too many nongenetic medical problems. Consult with your doctor if you think the paleo diet is something you would consider starting, Know before you go paleo. Rachel Kalisher is a UF anthropology and classics junior. Her columns appear on Tuesdays.TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Rachel


TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 Even for a morning person like me, 7:30 a.m. isnt the best time to hear a pal from high school rant about his family troubles. But I decided to continue the phone conversation joying the previous nights episode of The Daily Show, I was listening to depressing personal problems. But sometimes you and this was one such rare occasion. I listened to my friend go through one. As he paused at the end of each, I would start advising him of a logical way of how he could easily resolve the utes, the conversation followed this format: him telling me the problem lution until the very end. With no more grievances for me to help him with and the call coming to a close, I was taken aback to hear him end on an unappreciative note. advices. I hung up civilly, in case he had any more insult to add a good friend in that conversation. But how, you might ask? follow, logical advice on how to solve his personal issues? First, lets go back to what it means to be a friend. We have countless buddies who will readily join us in having a blast and countless others colleagues, we call them wholl bond for professional reasons. But to call someone a friend means he or she is the rare person who bases his or her entire relationship on caring for you as you already are. to your feeling bruised will reveal whether that person actually cares about you, whether that person is a friend. Friends wont for their own ease. Eeyore is that even though he is basically clinically depressed, he still gets invited to participate in adventures and shenanigans with all of his friends. And they never expect him to pretend to feel happy, they just love him anyway, and they never leave him behind or ask him to change, reads one description. When folks tell us of their family problems, their tough days at school or how they felt hurt in some petty social interaction, its natural for us not want to hear of such downers. But since appearing coldhearted is taboo, we avoid having to deal with a troubled persons distress through some common tactics: pile on actually care about that person and rarely are we friends. Caring for a friend in distress, however trivial the problems appear, means validating that friends deeper pain by listening and simply being there. As the pain that can be told is but half a pain, so the pity that questions has little healing in its touch. What Lily craved was the ton line on a protagonists need for empathy. Lets start being the type of friend that Henri Nouwen, the late Catholic scholar, spoke of: When we honestly ask ourselves that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair reavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares. Zulkar Khan is a UF microbiology senior. His columns appear on Tuesdays.Friendship means listening, even when youd rather notColumn Zulkar T Caroline Kitchens is its title: Its Time to End Rape Culture Hysteria. Scare quotes are quotation marks that are used to cast doubt on a word or phrase, and they are being used here to question the existence of rape culture. However, rape culture is very real and should stand alone without quotations. Using hysteria this serious issue as another thing women have blown dictable emotions. servative think tank American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Kitchens argument in the Time column is that the actions of a small number of individuals, rather than Kitchens says that rapists are despised, so there must not be a cultural issue with rape in America. Its easy to believe that just bad guys rape that rapists jump out from bushes at night with a knife or gun. That kind of rape is easy to label as wrong. But people start to divide on rape when the victim was wearing scant clothing, was promiscuous or was dating the alleged rapist. However, 73 percent of sexual assaults are committed by nonstrangers, and more than 50 percent take place within one mile of the victims home or even at the victims home, according to Rape, cording to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. Though American culture may not outwardly promote rape, its exploitation of women passively tolerates rape culture. operate in conveying the message that women are there lutely ludicrous ideas. But women are continually portrayed as objects, and as a former copy editor, I can tell you that objects are ing attitude that is fostered toward women is rape culture. shows, advertising everything from cars to perfumes to jeans to, Youre not really sure what they are trying to sell, but youre pretty sure it is not actually women. Rape culture is school dress codes that tell girls their knees are too provocative ture is jokes about sexual assault. Rape culture is women being taught to avoid rape and men not being taught to not rape. Rape culture is holding your pepper spray in one hand and your keys between your knuckles in the other as you walk back to your car at night. Rape culture Rape culture is Fox journalists talking about the Steubenville rapists ruined bright futures when that is tim what he or she was wearing or how much he or she underwear. It is the presence of gender stereotypes. The use of words like dependent, emotional, passive, scribe femininity and words like aggressive, strong and sexually aggressive to describe masculinity. It is the popularity of songs like Blurred Lines, with lyrics like I know you want it and Ill give you something big enough to tear your ass in two. No, America may not be explicitly accepting of rape, but it passively condones it. Rape culture is where we have to defend the existence normal that it is practically invisible. ered about their bodies and men to have greater respect ous and can have damaging effects on a persons future, cent of the time. Women are not hysterical about the issue of rape. We sphere cannot be removed from the rape conversation. Lauren Adamson is a UF journalism junior. Her columns appear on Tuesdays. America passively condones rape cultureColumn Lauren


EMILY CARDINALIAlligator Staff Writerecardinali@alligator.orgProtests in Taiwan have hit the two-week mark, and some Taiwanese students at UF are standing in solidarity with protesters overseas. er Movement by Taiwanese media, began March 18 when students demanded a review of a trade agreement with China, the CrossStrait Service Trade Agreement, which they suspected was expedited through legislature by the majority party, The Diplomat Magazine reported. The protesters fear the repercussions the trade agreement could have on Taiwans economy and are looking to pass a bill that would monitor trade negotiations, said Li-Li Chen, a 32-year-old fourth-year UF political science Ph.D student from Taipei, Taiwan. About 200 students occupied the Legislative Yuan (national legislative building) to show their disagreement with the government, (which is) basically violently bypassing the law, Chen said. The government dispatched the police force and tried to force them out. Its against the law of human rights. On March 20, UF students who support point statement demanding respect for the democratic process in legislature, a government renegotiation with China and support for the protesters in Taiwan. This is a very complicated issue because it involves the economy and politics, said Ping Huang, a 30-year-old UF fourthyear biology Ph.D student from Taichung, Taiwan. A lot of critics try to group (the protesters) as You are anti-China. You are anti-economic development. But I dont think thats the point of value they are trying to promote. The movement has since multiplied, moving to the presidential building ing Ketagalan Boulevard, the 10-lane road symbol of the movement. Its small, but it has its democratic spirit for human rights and democracy, Chen said. Thats why were proud of Taiwan. As in Syria and Venezuela, Huang credits social media to the spread of the protests. side the Legislative Yuan due to the ease of communication online. Other groups, including adults, began to gather as traditional media picked up the protests, she said. Huang said the movement is important for UF students who share similar beliefs about civil rights. When the government cannot represent their people, then like the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, you should stand up for that, Huang said. I know for general UF students, they might not even be able to identify where Taiwan is, but if they share these kind of beliefs, then learning what is going on is important for them and important for us. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 AP PhotoThousands of protesters are seen in front of a stage with a banner reading Condemn the violent government! in support of Taiwan during a massive protest. INTERNATIONAL Timeline of events 2/11/14 Trade Agreement. 3/18/14 Students gather in front of the Legislative Yuan in protest of the CSSTA 3/23/14 Protests expand to outside the dialogue between Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and protesters. 3/23/14 70 people were injured. Source: The New York Times ITS INSPIRED BY HUMANS OF NEW YORK. ADRIANA BARBATAlligator Contributing WriterGabrielle Beecher gets dressed, goes to class and then sits down with strangers to listen to their stories. Beecher, a 19-year-old UF journalism freshman, runs a Facebook page called Humans of UF, where she collects quotes and photos of people around campus. She was inspired by the popular Facebook page Humans of New York, she said. I became so fascinated with how people were so willing to open up in such a short period of time, she said. She said her goal for the page is to help the Gator Nation feel connected, she said. Its uniting people through pictures and quotes, so theyll get to see the things that brochures dont show you, she said. Will Cuadra, a 22-year-old UF chemical engineering senior, said the page shows diversity on campus. I think its good cause everyone you meet has their own Beecher talks to people who look bored or too interesting to pass up, she said. Her trick to getting people to open up is skipping the small talk. I always use as my warm-up question, Whats something about you that people would be surprised to know? she said. Sigal Carmenate, a UF visual art studies sophomore, said she found the page after a friend posted about it on Facebook. I feel like Humans of UF is just gonna make people realize that we can have a deeper connection, the 19-year-old said. Its just a conversation away. I became so fascinated with how people were so willing to open up in such a short period of time.Gabrielle BeecherUF journalism freshman


THE ICE POPS COST $3.50. KELLY VOLLMERAlligator Contributing WriterAnd so begins the cold competions. In one corner, the hometown rookie The Hyppo. The Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops next door to Mochi downtown. The ice pops cost $3.50. A choctwo to three weeks. ference. The store is in the process of When he thinks of ice pops, he thinks of being outside in the ALLIGATOR, 9 New gourmet dessert shop pops up next to Mochi downtownKatherine Kallergis / Alligator StaffNicole Giaquinto, a 20-year-old UF public relations sophomore, displays a chocolate-covered ice pop at The


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TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Gators receive UF awardsAt UFs annual Florida Letterman Awards on Monday, swimmers Marcin Cieslak and Elizabeth Beisel won Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Delanie Gourley has been an unprecedented weapon for the UF softball team. Read the story on page 16.Wilbekin named All-American Wilbekin to its All-American third team Monday. Casey JORDAN MCPHERSON@J_McPherson1126Billy Donovan has seen his team accomplish a lot this season. The top-seeded Gators have won 30 straight Tenn. While the team has been playing with a win-orWhat I try to do this time, right now this early Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffBilly Donovan looks on during Floridas 79-68 win against UCLA on Thursday in FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn. Donovan will coach in his fourth Final Four when Florida faces UConn on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. Donovan keeping players calm as they enter Final FourSEE HOOPS, PA GE 15 I think when you go to a Final Four, there is a lot of stuff coming at them. I cant even imagine the amount of people that want tickets from them and people want this or that.Billy DonovanUF coach REGIONALS BEGIN SATURDAY. ERICA A. HERNANDEZ@EricaAlyssa nitely needed. We were able to give To give them a mental and physical best practices weve had the entire very well and weve been really tryUF resting before NCAAsBASEBALL ADAM PINCUS@adamDpincus There was no rhyme or reason separating immediately energized the Gators. welcomed Shore to collegiate baseball with a towel mer Gators right-hander The story too is he didnt start opening Pitching staff launches Florida into top-25 rankingShore SEE BASE, PA GE 15 SEE GYM, PA GE 15


14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 EDEN OTERO Alligator Writer@edenotero_l Florida has shown how difJordan McPherson / Alligator StaffSam Darcangelo prepares to shoot during Floridas 18-7 win against High Point on Feb. 15 at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. Darcangelo has scored 27 points in 14 games this season. Darcangelo has 22 goals this season


weekend. You just work, work, work. You dont put your head down, OSullivan said of Shore after the SEC opener. You dont complain. You dont make excuses. You just continue to work hard. He got nights. in almost a month on Tuesday night, and No. 2 starter. Rhodes and Danny Young for long-relief appearances. nings. Station, Texas, and worked 4.2 innings. Rhodes has pitched two-plus innings versely, the Gators hitting improved from Tuesday night. Help has even come from unlikely sources. OSullivan continues to say rightly so up nicely in a pitching-dominated conference. When you pitch as well as we have and play good defense, you just need some talk to the other coaches in this league and pitching is in this league, and the margin for error is very small. With each player receiving only six tickets for family, derstanding of the situation he is in. So, they know when it comes to things like this not to really Donovan said its tough to teach his team what they they head to AT&T Stadium on getting them in the right mindset. them understand what theyre walking into, Donovan said. really, really pay attention to moving to the next thing and Because none of the players have experience with the outside pressures that encomsupport. He knows what goes into He knows whats going to happen, from the distractions all the way up until game gest thing for us is taking his advice on things and listening to him. Added senior Scottie Wilof distractions, and were goneed to continue what they long. shooting guard said. into the process every single the past. Just staying locked into the moment. And weve why you hear it a lot from us. think were going to continue when you have a team thats you far. Donovan 2-1 all-time in Final Four games with the Gatorsup All-American honors for their regular-season performances. Bridget Sloan was the only gymnast in the nation to earn AllJunior Kytra Hunter and senior Alaina Johnson also earned spots on the All-American all-around second year in a row. sistently competing at a very high level and doing great gymnastics just how disciplined they are. urday at the Northeast Regional two weeks since the Gators last performed. nal two titles on the line versus the SEC title the Gators failed to claim going on through the rest of the season that our whole team has year, she said. We had a great competition most important how we respond to that. ALLIGATORRachel Crosby / Alligator StaffBridget Sloan performs a beam routine during Floridas 197.525196.025 win against Arkansas on Feb. 14 in the OConnell Center. William A. England / Alligator StaffBobby Poyner pitches during Floridas 2-1 win against Arkansas on March 15 at McKethan Stadium. Poyner has a 2.35 ERA in 13 appearances this season. Sloan named All-American in all events GYM, from page 13 HOOPS, from page 13Poyner providing relief out of bullpen after leaving rotation BASE, from page 13


16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 JORDAN MCPHERSON Alligator Writer@J_McPherson1126 Left it be: Gourley giving UF unprecedented weapon in circleJordan McPherson / Alligator Staff UF coach