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REACHING ANOTHER A student watches her friend shoot for two at the Gator Gal ' s hoop at Turlington during basketball season. This activity and more helped promote more school spirit for the Gator basketball team. Three friends hurridly exchange notes in preparation for a test near Turlington. Some students discovered that forming study groups helped them to stand the class material better and improved their grades. 2 Opening A Second Home The University of Florida was founded in 1853 as the East Florida Seminary. After the Civil War the school was moved to Gainesville where it merged with Florida Agricultural College. According to the Office of Academic Affairs, the initial enrollment after the school became the University of Florida was 102. Now, in 1993, enrollment has jumped to over 34,000. Kim Vincente, 2 UF, was prepared for the large campus after being told about it during high school in Jacksonville. " Once I got here it wasn ' t hard to get used to, " she said. Some students were overwhe lmed at first, but sports and organizations helped them became more familiar with the campus. By the end of their stay at UF, students have long ago thrown away their freshman maps, borken umbrellas and old lecture notes. After calling this home for four years or more, the ca mpus is fixed in the men ' s and women ' s minds forever. Florida Field glows with light an evening game as fans pack the stadium with the addition of the new north end zone. Photo by Herb Press AVF. Students line up on the first floor of the Reitz Union to vote during student government elections. During the spring classmates from different political parties campaigned for stu- dent body president, vice-president, treasurer. They also ran for senate seats. divided by major and zip code. The " french fries " serve as a meeting place for students between classes outside the Marston Science Library. During the day this artwork can be seen from as far away as the Reitz Union and through the hallway of the library. Opening 3 Students take advantage of nearby laundry and printing facilities in the OF Plaza across from During the day businesses on University Avenue were a quick walk away from campus. A group of area residents tailgate before the game near Florida Field. Students were not the only fans at football games. Local residents came dressed in orange and blue to every football game and filled the north, south and west zone bleachers. 4 Opening college town The University of Florida sits in the town of Gainesville, located about halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. With a population of more than 80,000, Gainesville served students as a home away from home while they earned degrees. Some students came from small towns surrounding Gainesville while others moved from larger metropolitan areas. Jessica Long, 3 LS, came from Cape Coral, Fl. two years ago and found that the community rallied around the university. " I really like how the town is supportive of the college, " she said. Northerners found their way to UF too. Students came from all over, even as far away as New England. Stephen Burkowski, 3 JM, of Westfield, N.J., says Gainesville was smaller and closer nit because the university is the nucleus of the town. Gainesville also off ers students state parks, a botani- cal garden and several lakes. Numerous bars and restau- rants were scattered around the town. Even thought A group of friends enjoy lunch at there weren ' t many neon signs, if you just looked there Cafe Gardens, one of the popular businesses along University Avenue. was always something to do. Outdoor cafes and quiet spots helped students to escape a busy day for a few hours. A shriner and community member takes part in the annual Homecoming parade in October. Residents as well as students marched or made floats for the parade which began at the O ' Connell Center and stretched to Main Street. The UF Plaza houses a number of restaurants and services such as Apartment Hunters. Students freq uently visited shops along University Avenue to buy gator clothing, food or music, among other things. Opening 5 A member of the band stands at attention during Gator Growl. The band among others performed this pep ralley, said to be the " largest run-student pep ralley in the world. " A group of friends dance to the music played during a break at Gator Growl. Students and faculty attended this, some to hear the comedians, some to see the skits and others just to take it all in. 6 Opening school spirit 0 0 Students come to UF to study medicine, agriculture, health sciences, and journalism, among many other disciplines. Everyone had their own plan of study that would lead to exciting and creative careers. Still, all students have a common bond, school spirit. During football season, people come from dorms and off-campus housing to watch the Gators play. Graduate students and undergraduates alike know the cheers and fight songs. Lawrence Cam bas, 3 LS, said football games were full of energy and excitement. " It ' s easy to get excited at a game when everybody is cheering, " he said. And after November, students run to the O ' Connell Center and baseball field to cheer on fall and spring sports such as swimming and track. Whatever the sport and whatever the season, students take pride in UF, no matter what their backgrounds. Volleyball players congratulate each other after a victorious fight. among other sports, was with students. At the Florida Georgia game these fans wearing spray painted medical plastic smocks spell out " Go Gators. " Many UF students traveled to Jacksonville for the weekend to watch the Gators play at the Orange Bowl and win 26-24. A Homecoming parade participant rallies the crowd on University Avenue from his float. This celebration brought out students and residents from all over Gainesville. Opening 7 IN THE FOUNTAINHEAD MARCH 2 Former Lt. Gov. John Sununu speaks to UF students and faculty. Sununu was one of a number of speakers brought to OF by ACCENT, NOW, or the RUPC News and Views Committee. Banners advertising upcoming concerts and speakers line the trees in the Plaza of the Americas. During a walk throught this area students could learn a lot about recent events. 8 Opening full calendar During the week it was never hard to find anything to do on campus. Organizational meetings filled the calenders groups busily planned events. Some students got involved in politics. Ryan D. Whitchurch, a sophmore and of the College Republicans, helped pass out campaign material when the Reitz Union News and Views Committee held forum before the November presidential election. Marlene Tromp, co-coordinator of Rape Awareness Week ,said it was important for the campus to recognize this issue and discuss it. ACCENT brought speakers to campus. The late Arthur Ashe, AIDS victim and tennis champion, spoke to students about taking an interest in social issues and diversity. " I hope by the age of 40 all of you in this room will have been arrested at least once for something, " he said. A player dives for the ball which his oponent is holding during Tolbert Mudfest, an annual day of games played in mud. Students cheered on roommates who participated or played themselves in the muddy battle. Photo by Kathleen Ferguson. Members of the Canoe and Rafting Club answer questions from students at their display in the Reitz Union collonade. Student organizations took advantage of this area to routinely set up displays to attract new members. The late Arthur Ashe, AIDS victim and former tennis champion speaks to a crowd of faculty, students and l ocal residents about becoming more involved social issues and diversity while in college. college Opening 9 A contestant for Miss BSU walks in front of the audience across the stage. Pageants held by such the Black Student Union gave participants and their sponsors prominence on campus. Three friends go over a test question after an exam in Turlington. Students sometimes formed lasting friendships with others in their classes. 10 Opening Faces in the crowd Crowd On another level, diversity was an important part of UF. Students from all racial backgrounds and religions came here to study. Jonathon Simkins, 3 AG, said that here students are given the chance to get to know different types of cultures. Organizations and interest clubs represented diversity as well. Students could join social or business fraternities, interest clubs and political organizations. Travis Lynch, 4 LS, said when he worked on the student government multi-cultural affairs cabinet he saw that a lot of important things happening. " I got to meet a lot of people who were really dedicated the diversity and social change, " he said. It is important to keep interest groups expanding at UF. At a school with over 34,000 students, finding a niche is as important as finding your classes. Students line up in the plaza to buy Hare Krishna food. Anyone could eat this Indian cuisine by paying a small donation for the food the Krishnas made daily and blessed he- fore serving. A group of friends sit in the lawn outside the courthouse on University Avenue during Hemp Fest. Gainesville served as site for expressions of different social issues and political ideas. A student walks through Turlington on his way to class. UF was marked with different faces, old and young. Opening 11 life we lead Student life was filled with classes, exams and conferences with professors. But life at OF was also filled with sports, hobbies, events, music and friends. Being a college student gave us the opportunity to learn about different cultures and celebrities and political figures speak. From their freshman to senior year, we learned about victory, relationships and working together. On another level being a student was not just about class work. Scott Wilson talks with fellow engineer at the Engineering Fair. A group of students watch a debate a the O ' Connell Center. A member of the Tom Tom Club dances during their concert at the O ' Connell Center. 12 Student Life Albert the alligator makes an appearance during one of the skits at Gator Growl. Students walk through Turlington Hall on their way to class. Turlington Hall was a meeting place eating place advertising spot for games and clubs. Student Life 13 A group of friends enjoy spending time together. Students meet between classes to talk about their plans eight, Couch frisbee at the As the sun began to rise, students awoke to their alarm clocks. Those who weren ' t enough to get late classes struggled to make it to first period at 7:25 a.m. Through most of the year they walked in the dark to a lecture class across campus. Most students took classes, went to work and participated in an afternoon activity. sports were played every week and various health centers offered work out programs. Going to college meant staying busy, and a day in the life of a student was just that. A class meets outside to discuss lecture. Students went to UF full-time and taking classes tor their majors. prerequisites and electives. 14 Student Life Dormitory residents eat dinner together on the weekend. Friends cheer at Gator Growl ' 92. flag football The UP drum line warms up during band practice. SS Student Life 15 with hat the resident, their kitchen dorm had a laundry room hi more like home Right life Most students who live in the dorms at are glad to have had the experience. living in a dorm is quite unlike anything else. Many students move into dorms because they ' re safe and close to campus. But they also have to wait for tie and follow rules. Usually a student will live in the dorm for their first. After that they may consider off-campus. gardless of how long you may have lived in the dorms, this type of living is definately one life experience you won ' t by Jennifer Morse A dorm resident washes her face in her dorm room. UF students play basketball on campus. Some dormitory residents design a board for the hall members. Resident Assistant of their duties members could decorate their floors with safety tips, campus events A dorm resident, demonstrates that on-campus twin Student Life 17 play cards mardi gras Two at Time On Your Hands As soon as students Council spare time they took road trips, played sports and at tended events. Some enjoyed sunbathing or playing and others went to plays and concerts. When studying was over there was no shortage of things to do. Friend Park basketball reggae musical A group of friends sunbathe during the weekend. members practice downtowns A skills at expo homecoming week audience discuss the speech they in the O ' Connell Centel. Student Life 19 the America ' s. This area, between a library cafeteria to students and their rides his bike through the plaza stretched this area leading in all directions to different buildings. Place of any Uses Paula Stahmer speaks to a group of students during her campaign city commissioner of the plaza during die semester to speak about and issues. ssues. Right, a student sets up informational table in the plaza. Sitting in front of the is a grassy region with a few sidewalks running through it and trees located stategically to provide just enough shade. During lunchtime the plaza, as it is known by regulars, becomes crowded with students. Some hunger for food given out by the Hare Krishnas while others socialize and a few wait for a demonstration. Other sights often include pets, on a continuum from snakes to dogs, groups of hacky-sackers and nappers. 20 Student Life A group of friends listen to a speaker during lunch in the plaza. A student gets ready to throw a frisbee to his friend. Students played many different leisure games such as frisbee and hacky-sack in the plaza. A choral group performs at the plaza for an audience of students and friends. get lunch from the Hare Krishnas with a small donation. Many students lined up each day to eat. vegetarian cuisine. Student Life 21 The Homecoming Court, Tara Taylor — crowned later that night at Growl, and wave at the spectators as they are driven past the university. Senator Bob Graham, a Sigma Chi alumni rides in the parade shows spirit by copying the " gator chomp " with his hand puppet. Community and UF Together A member of the band marches down University . By 11 a.m., crowds had already gathered along University Avenue for the 1992 Homecoming parade. - Cars parked along streets up to 10 blocks away as Gainesville residents, UF faculty and students turned out for the celebration. The Gator Gallup, a traditional race that started near Florida Field and ran past the university towards Main Street, had already begun. And in the parking lot of the O ' Connell Center, parade participants lined up in anticipation at noon drew nearer. Just about anyone could take part in the parade. All of the area high schools, who had the day off, sent their bands and cheerleaders to march, and organizations and Greeks made floats that represent Ave- the Homecoming theme. Dr. Lombardi and his wife rode in the parade, as well as Albert and And the UF Pride of the Sunshine band and cheerleaders rallied the crowds. While some spectators sat in the bleachers, most of the audience parked themselves along the curb as they ate snow cones, hot dogs and waved at friends across the street. Children were entertained by mimes and ballon artists. As noon marked the starting time all the floats lined up to begin the hour march. Orange and blue filled University Avenue while cheered from atop their floats that sparkled with bright colors. The parade helped kick off Gator Growl that night which brought the pre-game activities to a close. Of all the times during the year, this day in particular marked a time when the community and the university came together in harmony . It was a tradition on another level. by Monica Curry 22 Student Life A local karate center displays their dragon symbol as they march in the parade. Many local groups and citizens participated in the university celebration. The Florida A M band shows off their skill during the parade. This year the band made a special appearance during Homecoming. President and Mrs. John Lombardi ride in a 1916 Dodge donated by Gainsville Dodge. The Lombardi ' s, er among other prominent figures, participated in the parade. Local firemen drive their firetruck down the avenue showing that Gainesville residents have gator pride too. Student Life 23 Gator Gow I crew. arrange the set on the foot hall in place and all cameras are set. The Gator Growl so that everyone in the audience could A student helps to t he cameras which bring a The Largest During football season, showed -Support for the team,; raced to games on and even traveled long distances to Jacksonville, and Tennessee watch the gators But for one week out of the year, students celebrated our school, fellow students and traditional Homecoming events. Gator Growl, said to be one of the largest student-run pep rallys in the country, took place the Friday night before the Homecoming game. For months in advance and during the summer, the, student of Gator Growl and da Blue Key worked on this event. They booked two held try-outs for and held the homecoming queen pageant. year. the big night Tara Taylor homecoming queen crowned homecoming queen quickly convert Stadium into a giant stage and lase light auditorium. And as show began fans of the gators members and dents came from all Gainesville for the biggest night event at UF. During Gator Growl st dents put on skits, the cheer leaders and Dazzlers formed and the band played The highlight of the night were the two comedians, in the past have include celebrities as Robin Williams Rosie O ' Donnell. And the finale a laser light shot across the stadium. Growl had become an event that students would look to returning to the next Members of the band play at Growl. The senior football players take a bow at Gator Growl. Asa tradition the senior football players were introduced the night before the homecoming game each year in recognition of their accomplishments at UT. xt Student Life 25 UF alumni tailgate before the Homecoming game Saturday outside of South Hall. Tailgating, picnics and dressing up in orange and blue was part on the festivities on game day. Three friends do the " gator chomp " at the game during the 2nd quarter. This and other cheers were especially popular when the game was in our favor. Lengthen Week During Homecoming the stadium is filled with fans cheering on the gators. During Homecoming, the traditional main events were the parade and Gator Growl, held the day before the game, and the football game which brought Homecoming to a close. But the celebration actually began about a week before the game. The smaller activities took place during the school week. An organizational expo traditionally occured outside the Reitz Union at which many pre-professional, special and service organizations set up informational tables. The two-day expo helped groups to recruit new and get more publicity on campus. Other events such as the bar-b-que and appearences made by the UF cheerleaders and football players kept excitement going throught the week. Finally, every Homecoming was marked with a concert. This year the group Kris Kros performed at the O ' Connell Center and drew a large crowd of students and Gainesville Homecoming was not just made up of large events but also smaller ones which stretched the annual festivities to one of the most important weeks during the fall And more events meant that more people and organizations could get involved. — by Monica Curry 26 Student Life A student putts for prizes during the Organization Expo outside the Reitz Union Homecoming week. Organizations set up tables with information for students to browse. Three friends take advantage of the Homecoming bar-b-que which sold hot dogs and burgers for all. Three students gather at a hot dog stand on University Avenue to grab a bite to eat the day before the game. Hundreds of students crowd around the bar-b-que on the lawn of the Reitz Union during Homecoming week. Student Life 27 A student casts his vote after the watching the week-long campaign between different h a political parties for the positions of student body president, vice president treasurer. New student members are in duty who ran for senate represented colleges; on campus or off campus housing areas. In October it was time again for student political parties to slate members for opening student government positions. Students organized into parties and campaigned from the business area to the fl ion. Some candidates gave speeches and organized debates. Students then had the chance to cast their vote in student government. Above candidate about the election. Right: Omer looks And Angela Garcia campaigns sciences he Progress party. Or party A freedom coailition keeps information flowing at Hall Omer Ipekci campaigns for his senate seat with impact. One of the most important things candidates did was copies of their party platforms. Student Life 29 students down students schedule sheets Everyone had In pats through this checkpoint their the scanner. Enter Here, Scanner Ready A sheet with course Registration was probably one of the most difficult procedures to go through at UF. While it got easier when built up credit hours and earned seniority, choosing classes and lining up for dro p add could be confusing and stressful. At the end of the spring semester, students recieved appointments through the mail 0 register. As soon as the class newspapers arrived, people picked them up so they could figure out their schedules for he next semester. some planned an equal num her of hours h) each day, a few of luckier ones escape Friday classes. Once the schedule was students filed busy lines at Criser to see the computers would accept reject their schedules. If class was closed or filled the, student would have to find other class to sign up for. tut after all that, the ule that the student recieved at the other end of the line didn ' t mean that they wet registered for those After all pre-registration their students mailed schedules. And of course, they didn ' t get their classes was back to the drawing boarrd with drop add 30 A student checks her course request form to see if any classes have overlapping was also a good idea to a alternates in case a class wasn ' t available. A registration employee checks a student ' s- bubble sheet. Checking for errors an employee inspects a students bubble sheet after the computer has scanned it. walk through a maze of . s and scanning machines in order to get their registration forms Student Life 31 Gatorpalooza Lollapalooza Talking Heads Tina Weymouth Soup Dragons Chuck D Public Enemy John Davisson Body Count Covered Dish Bela Fleck BobDylan David Byrne Flavor Flav Chris Frantz Kris KrossBlack Sheep James All photo John Davisson Kriss Kross O ' Dome Flavor Flav Public Enemy O ' Connell Center Red Hot Chilli Peppers Lollapalooza Flavor of Public Enemy performs at the O ' Connell Center. The Red Hot Chilli Peppers perform at Lollapalooza. Student Life 33 At an ACCENT-sponsored debate Jack Kemp addresses UF students in the Center. The Reverend Jesse Jackson speaks to faculty, staff and students. Current Issues Addressed speaks to UF students. 34 Student Life Students anxiously gathered in the Reitz Union Ballroom. After a short press conference Rosalynn Carter, former first lady, walked out. The applause was " It ' s so important to learn about other people and other cultures and learn to live with each other, " Carter said at the of her lecture. Rosalynn Carter was just one of the many speakers that visited UF this year. Groups such as ACCENT, the Reitz Union News and Views Committee and Black History Month brought a variety of and scholars to the O ' Connell Center and other auditoriums. In September, the late Arthur Ashe, the AIDS victim who gained fame as the first African-American man to win Wimbledon and the US Open, spoke to a crowd of at least 1,000 students. " College is the only institution that sustained contact with other he said. One of the most controversial debates ofthe year, sponsored by ACCENT, in November ' 92. Nadine Strossen, American Civil Liberties Union president, and Daryl Gates, retired Los Angeles chief, met at the O ' Connell Center to debate " Civil Rights on Trial. " The debate spun off the recent Rodney King beating and the first aquital of the LAPD officers who were involved. Adam Tanenbaum, 4 LS, said he didn ' t expect to see so much jeering from the audience. " I think Strossen did a much better job representing her case, " he said. " Gates didn ' t do a good job of clearing his name. " But Michael DeLeo, 3 LS, said both sides had valid points, but neither were 100 percent right. " The police officers had their trial and due process, and they were found not guilty. Now everyone says they ' re wrong anyway, " he said. " This is everything the ACLU is against. " — by Monica Curry A crowd of students gather in the O ' Connell Center, frequently nicknamed the O ' Dome to hear Jack Kemp speak. Students not only watched speeches, some reported or took pictures on them, others participated during the question answer session, common to most programs. University of Florida President Dr. John Lombardi speaks to band and ROTC members during the fall semester. speaks at the Plaza of the America ' s during lunch. The plaza became a popular place to schedule speeches of local government candidates. Sister Souljah speaks in the O ' Connell Center during Black History Month. Student Life 35 Three friends show off their beads and masks at Mardi Gras in February. For a week New Orleans became a trading and bartering town and a fiesta for all. Masks, feathers, Hurricanes and beads marked the festival. A group of UF students enjoy a different Mardi Gras thrown by the Broward Hall on Jan. 22, 1993. Although a major part of the " college experience " was studying and getting good grades, students still found time on the weekends to let loose and party. Generally they found out through word of mouth about where Friday night ' s party was place, or which apartment complex could fit the most people in the club house. happened in February at Mardi Gras in But the biggest celebration of the year h New Orleans. Hundreds of UF students piled into vans and rental cars and drove west for a weekend of new bars and wild people. Pat Minor, 3 JM, said he and his friends had been planning this trip since the Bowl in January of 1992. He only spent $140 during the four days they were there and rented a hotel room. " It was the only hotel that doesn ' t catch you for putting 800,000 students in one room, " he said. A couple gets hitched " Mardi Gras style " during the Broward Hall celebration this spring. Minor said frequent phrases during the celebration were " Help I ' ve fallen and I can ' t find my beads " and " Yes, I ' ll have another Hurricane. " The highlight of the weekend was the overzelous crowds that were mostly students, Minor said. " Earning and giving away your beads becomes a way of life, " he said. Closer to home, Broward Hall their of the annual celebration, " Mardi Gras Madness " in January. Dorm participated in a costume contest danced and enjoyed a carnival. KISS 105, the local radio station was the DJ, and with more beads and more masks this Mardi Gras had stepped right out of the real thing. — by Monica Curry At worn Style Celebrations 36 Student Life looks up at the Universal Studios globe at the recently opened Universal Studios in Orlando. Area attractions as far away as Tampa were popular weekend trips for students. Photo by Michelle Slauenwhite. Two students play beach volleyball during Spring Break. Places like Daytona Beach prepared for the rush of students and increased business during March. FREE Three friends show a display of common foods found at Mardi Gras. New Orlean style delicacies included boiled At Mardi Gras a woman shows off her face paint at an outdoor cafe. Plastic masks were not the only ones crawfish, hot and spicy cajun food, and jambalaya. worn, often people painted their faces too. Student Life 37 Faces in the Crowd 38 Student Life Students work a drink stand during Gator Expo during homecoming week. Students order pizza from Little Caesers in the Reitz Union. This food chain and others recently opened branches on campus. taste to of the Your pockets are empty. Tuition, car and insurance payments, and your credit card bill are all due next week. What are you going to do? Well, tough times call for tough measures. You must get a job. The variety of jobs that OF students can choose from range from being a Resident Assistant (RA) to being a sales clerk. also have a choice of working off campus or on through the work study and OPS programs. " Being an RA is great because I can my work hours around my said junior Cassie Mumby, a journalism major. " My favorite part is being able to help the people on my floor, and the worst part is being on call during the weekends. The hall residents tend to get a bit wild! " Students who wish to become RA ' s must go through a class and camp in order to learn their responsibilities and how to handle critical situations they might For students who have off campus jobs Rea_ Word the schedules and responsibilities differ. Aaron Yabut, a freshman, works at Lchters as a cashier. Due to his class schedule he is only able to work during the afternoons and evenings. " My boss was real understanding and allowed me to work only during the so that it would not affect my in classes, " he said. Besides giving students spending the jobs also give them a sense of responsibility. " You not only learn to balance your time between school, job and friends, but also how to budget your spending, " Aaron said. Through their work, students obtain and get taste of the real world. They soon realize that life isn ' t always " a bowl of cherries " and that begging and pleading might work with parents, but not with bosses. — by Patricia Fuentes Students work on the sets for Gator Growl. 40 Student Life Students working at I Can ' t Believe It ' s Yogurt, one a the recently opened stores in the union, give change and take orders from students. Phi Omega members keep their informational booth open and answer questions about events and areas on campus. Junior history major, Michael sweatshirts Florida Book Store across from or On the run, a student working for Little Caesars delivers a pizza to some dormitory residents. Life 41 Students could be found studying in any area of For those who liked quiet, there were numerous librarys and reading rooms. Others studying outside. their preference students could find a place suited just for them. An art student paints the scenery for a class. Right, two friends use their break between classes to chat, and a tudnet works on a computer assignment. 42 Student Life People gather in the plaza to hear a speaker, work on a photography assignment and study Two friends study for an exam in the business area. Student Life 43 Two friends stop to talk on their way to classes. Students also drove motorcyles and mopeds to class, which were a little quicker than bicycles and easier to park than cars. A student tries to untangle his bike from the full bike rack. Sometimes, just like cars, there didn ' t seem to be enough spaces for bike racks either. Ways to Get to C ass A student rides her bike along Museum Road on her way to class. Bikes of all types were found on campus, this year mountain bikes seemed to be the choice. When students chose where they to live, transportation became an issue. Was their house or close enought to campus that they could walk? Or did they want to bike or drive onto campus everyday? Others who lived near city bus stops had the option of taking public transportation onto campus. Those who chose to walk spent the least money of all. Parking decals weren ' t for these students, and bike repairs and maintenance didn ' t have to be figured into the semester budget. But anyone who used public transportation, cars or bikes were sure to spend some money. Bicyclists rode everything from Huffy ' s to Cannondales and ten-speeds to road bikes. Most invested at least $20 on a good U-lock or chain to prevent theft, which did occur on campus. Some bicycle owners took their front wheel off and locked it up to their bike for added protection. Students who drove onto campus were given a place to park depending on how many credit hours they had earned. Freshmen and sophomores parked in the Park-and-Ride lot on the edge of campus off Hull Road. After parking they could bike into campus or take a bus that came to the lot every 10 minutes. A year decal plus the bus pass usually cost at least $50. Juniors and seniors could park in the com- muter lots located by the O ' Connell Cen- ter and Hume Hall. The lot next to Hume also had bus transportation. Almost all students, with the exception of resident assistants, those with on-campus housing and a few others were limited to these parking lots. Each student who parked on campus was required to purchase a decal but not a bus pass. Other students who lived off-campus could use the Regional Transit System (RTS) to get to class. RTS bus routes drove past many of the predominantely student apartment complexes. They bus passes also. Finally, at night the Student Nighttime Auxilary Patrol (SNAP) offered people a walking escort or a bus ride around to provide safe transportation to and from cars or dormitories. Many students took advantage of this free service. — by Monica Curry 44 Student Life A University Police Officer issues a ticket near Turlington. It seemed that no one could escape UPD who gave tickets out daily for speeding and illegally parking. The SNAP van sits in the parking lot of the university police station. Two SNAP employees drove for approximately 7 hours each night around campus. Snap Nighttime Express STUDENT GOVERNMENT Two students walk to class. Whether or not students drove onto campus, many had long hikes to different buildings during the day. Students wait at the bus stop next to Turlington for the Park-and-Ride bus. The bus, which drove directly from Turlington to the lot on Hull Roads picked up passen- gers every 10 minutes. Student Life 45 46 WHILE WE PATIO DINING AREA Student Life 47 48 Student Life Student Life 49 Student Life 51 reggae band 52 Student Life Band members dance on stage. A student dances to the beat. A group of friends sit outside the courthouse displaying their beads and necklaces. Accessoriess such as rope chains with peace signs were popular. Stripes are also in this year as these students demostrate. Shorts and tee ' s were still the most popular choice during the hot months in Gainesville. Trends in College Among all community members Gator colors are still the thing to wears especially on game days and parades, as this young resident shows. Birkenstocks, beeds and tees were in vogue this year. Although students wore a variety of colors, stripes and prints, back to basics was this year ' s fashion trend. A common outfit to wear to school was jeans, t-shirt and tennis or deck shoes. But not everyone stuck to these trends. It was easy to find variety and individuality if someone walked throught the Plaza of the Americas, for example. Bright stockings, earthy colors and colorful jeans were in style also. People, however, disagreed on what OF students wore as a whole. Jonathon Abramson, 4 LS, of New York City said northerners were more trendy. Down in the south everyone dressed the same. " Everybody dresses in preppy clothes, and if you dress differentely people look at you, " he said. " When I had my long hair , everybody stared at me, " Abramson said. But Carla Davis, 4 BA, of Gainesville said it seemed like people could wear whatever they wanted to and still be accepted. " There are certain circles where people try to wear similar things, but in an overall sense there doesn ' t seem to be any one style that is more than another, " she said. " Whatever you ' re with is okay, " Davis said. — by Monica Curry 54 Student Life These gator fans show off their OF shirts while they tailgate before a game. A student, wearing Birkenstocks, speaks at the stage near the courthouse These shoes and other sandels came back into style this year. Mike Meyers stands in line for Hare Krishna food in the Plaza of the Americas wearing a t-shirt, shorts and high top shoes. Tie dye never goes out of style as this man shows. Casual clothing was still in, especially if a long day of classes lay ahead. Student Life 55 of Gore wave posters and signs during the speeches and community members crowded the mall area between the Marston Science Library Science Library and the union for this event. ' The ' Bush Quayle chicken talks with students. The Election Brought Live student Hilary Clint on of the signs and 56 Student Life Clinton Gore Clinton Gore A Some students wait for the speeches to . Vice -President Gore speaks to students Student Life 57 Walter Horton, a senior majoring in history, turns around as he hears a friend call his name in the Turlington mall area. A group of friends meet by the wall after class to talk about their plans for the weekend. campus Entomology junior, Jonathon Simkins, walks toward the " french fries " after a class in Turlington. When students got their fall, spring or summer schedules they often they had classes in This multi-level building housed the College of Liberal Arts and a number of faculty offices and provided classrooms for many and sophomore-level classes. Here, professors taught everything from anthropology to English to Spanish. And if a lecture class didn ' t meet in Turlington, then the or lab class probably did. But aside from classes, Turlington, nicknamed GPA, served as an and social plaza. Everyday during lunchtime campus set up tables along the outside brick wall that stretched from the building to the Marston Science Depending on the time of the year, people could find information about Greek philanthropies, social issues, concerts and special events. Vendors set up stands with fruit, bagels, muffins, snacks and drinks near the library or under the outside staircase on rainy days. On the edge of GPA, Alpha Phi Omega members manned their informational booth ready to students ' questions, and next door stood a hot dog stand for blood donors who had just stepped out of the Civitan Blood Mobile. Back at the center of Turlington, friends met each other at " the rock, " which had a circular bench that was almost always occupied. During the week GPA was hard to avoid. Even if they didn ' t have classes there, students visited the building to grab an Alligator, catch a bus at the nearby stop, buy a drink from the vending machine area or walk through to get to another class. And frequently friends or organization members said " I ' ll meet you at the rock after class. " On another level, this was the place to be. — by Monica Curry 58 Student Life Friends compare notes before a test. Going to class was not all work and no play as these friends laugh at a joke between classes. A student pays for her breakfast at the vendor area by the Marston Science Library. Each day students had their choice of buying from vending machines or from the snack stands which offered a variety of healthy snacks and juices. Students campaigning for President Bill Clinton in answer students questions about the party ticket in Turlington. This area became a place for students to voice their feelings about politics and social issues. Student Life 59 Not quite tied tight enough! A student relaxes his hammock after classes. After a long game of soccer, three teammates rest up for the finals. the studying was over, Students looked to other activities to fill their leisure time. With student ID ' s, they could go to a variety of places. theaters offered discounts and take provided water sports, outdoor recreation and picnic a lifeguard watches some swimmers at Lake Wauburg students talk about the issue of marijuanna The University Gospel Choir gets up a table Turlington to them for Valentines DaY facilities. And if you didn ' t like the outdoors the Union Offered a movie theater, which played current films and a bowling alley, and video arcade. Still, an all time was spending time friends. A group of friends catch some sun on the at Lake Wauburg A band sets up at Lake Wauburg. A grabs a bite eat at the Turlington rock before her next class. A student asks for information about the Club Creole during the organization fair, Student Life 61 Garth Brooks plays selections from his Tom Cochrane made his mark as a album, " Ropin ' the Wind, " which sold 9- pop singer by the end of 1992 with million. hits like " Life Is A Highway. " Mariah Carey hit it big this year with her hit single, " Vision of Love, " off her album. crowned the 66th Miss America Billy Ray Cyrus sings songs from his Leanza Cornett 21 of Jacksonville albums " Some Gave Alls " a blend of Fl. walks down country, blues and rock ' n ' roll. the runway after being 64 Features This year was the road to stardom for many musicians and performers. On the country charts, Garth Brooks was voted top entertainer by hie peers for the second year in a row in 1992. His introspective songs and rousing lifted county music to new heights. The 30-year-old superstar managed to top both the country and the pop charts with his album, " Ropin ' the Wind. " The soft spoken singer from Oklahoma says he spent more time in his youth listening to Elton John and James Taylor than emulating Hank Williams and Merle Haggard. Billy Rae Cyrus, another country singer who some refer to as the next Elvis, topped the charts with his single, " Achy Breaky Heart. " This 30-year-old singer dressed in blue jeans with an American flag on the right rear pocket and combed his long, brown hair back into a drooping which he ceremoniously unties during his performances. On his album, " Some Gave It All, " he wrote six of the songs, including the title song, which is a poignant ballad that salutes Vietnam veterans. Another singer who hit it big was Tom Cochrane. Towards the end of 1992 he became more and more popular with his hit single, " Life Is A Pop vocalist and songwriter Mariah Carey set the music world ablaze in 1990 when her debut album was Featuring the hit single, " Vision of Love, " the critics raved about her seven-octave vocal range and her gospel-toned voice. It eventually sold more than seven million copies. She writes and arranges most of her own songs. The sleek, fashionable foursome, En Vogues recently released their second album, " Funky Divas, " a lively to their 1990 debut, " Born To Sing. " Although they sometimes are referred to as the " Supremes of the ' 90s, " no one grabs center stage. They take turns signing lead and adding their harmonies. And Vanessa Williams says she looks forward to the day when a story will be written about her that doesn ' t contain the words Miss America. " I think in time it will definitely be behind me, " she said of her 1984 beauty crown and its subsequent forfeiture because of some photos that were published of her. The 30-year-old entertainer has since launched a very successful career as an actress and singer. A look back at music Entertainer Vanessa Williams has made her career as an actress and singer. Terry Ellis, Dawn Robinson, Cindy and Maxine Joness of En Vogue, take turns singling lead and adding their trademark harmonies. Features 65 Around the world many changes took place in the past year. The prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange once seemed so invulnerable to the laws of gravity that they came to symbolize Japan ' s rise as the dominant world power. When the Nikkei Stock Average, the main index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, began slipping in 1990, economists said the weakening markets had little to do with " real " economy, which was still going strong. In late 1992, they say that not only does the Nikkei ' s weakness a return to reality, but its fall could threaten Japan ' s economic health. Itszak Ragin, Israel ' s prime minister, was chief of staff when the army captured the West Bank and Gaza Strip 25 years ago. As the newly elected prime minister, he pledged to be the peacemaker who would resolve the of those territories. In a speech to Parliament not long after his June election, he let it be known that Israel has a new boss with a hard-nosed approach to Mideast peacemaking. As part of that goal, he stressed the importance of stopping the spread of nuclear weapons in that part of the wort. It was one more reason, he said, " for the urgent need to end the Arab-Israel conflict. In 1991, Boris N. Yeltsin was elected president of the Russian Federation. One of his top priorities was economic reform. But the gloomy economic condition the grave difficulties he and his faced in trying to build a economy on the ruins of the failed Soviet Communist system. While to establish economic and ties abroad, Yeltsin ' s reforms at home increased prices by as much as 1,500 percent during the first part of 1992. In early 1992, Boutros Boutros Ghali became the world ' s top diplomat— the Secretary General of the U.N. The former Egyptian deputy prime minister quickly earned high marks for firmness and new ideas. The 69-year-old diplomat was chosen by the Security Council as a transitional, compromise figure and is expected to serve only one five-year term. Saddam is alive in Bagdad— at least by most accounts. The Mideast war ended in February 1991. Since that day, President Bush has urged the downfall of the 55-year-old leader. But within Iraq, Saddam Hussein appears to have grown only stronger since his troops were forced out of Kuwait Pope John Paul II underwent colon surgery in the summer of 1992 to remove a tumor. The 72-year-old Pontiff was hospitalized for about 10 days. A look Back at the World Israel Prime Minister Rabin is taking a The NSA slipped in 1990 but had little to hard-nosed approach to peacemaking. do with Japan ' s " real " economy. 66 Features Above right, Saddam Hussein now lives under constant threat of death by Iraqi opposition leaders and a host of other enemies. Since then he has reorganized his personal bodyguard corps. Boutros Boutros-Ghali is the world ' s top diplomat— the Secretary General of the United Nations. The Pope has aggressively wielded the Vatican ' s influence in the secular world— from assisting in peace efforts to helping topple communism in his native Poland and across eastern Europe. While attempting to establish economic and political ties abroads Yeltsin ' s at home increased prices by as much as 1,500 percent during the first part of 1992. And many Russians felt that the reforms had damaged their standards significantly. Features 67 A Look Back At sports Barcelona, Spain hosted the Summer Olympics in 1992 and it proved to be a bonanza for the United States— at total of 108 medal s. A record of 10,000 athletes, professional and amateurs, from 183 countries gathered in this rapidly modernized metropolis nesteled between mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. Carl Lewis may not make it to the next Olympics— he ' ll be 35 by then— but he won two gold medals this time, one for the long jump and one in the 400 meter relay. And in diving, Mary Ellen Clark wins the bronze from the 10 meter Mary Ellen Clark dives from the 10 platfrom, the dive that won her the bronze medal. Basketball great Larry Bird retired from the Boston Celtics after a 13-year career. " When I played, I played as hard as I could. That ' s what I want to be remembered for. " The 35-year-old Bird was plagued by back problems for the last two seasons of his career. His brilliant passings pinpoint shooting and re- bounding made him the consummate team player. Carl Lewis wins two gold medals, one for the long jump and one in the 400-meter relay. 68 Features =or ter Features 69 Twenty-foot waves crashed over coastal highways and Kauai Island lost all due to Hurricane Iniki. The telephone service lost all powere before the worst of the storm hit. Oahu, the state ' s most populated island with 800,000 people, is separted from Kauai by an 80-mile and was spared the brunt of the storm. Relief efforts for Hurricane Andrew came from all over the state. During Spring Break many OF students drove down to Homestead to rebuild houses. A look back At disaster Hurricane Andrew carved its way through the Bahamas and hit south Florida with a powerhouse intensity moving into Louisiana. The 54-hour rampage, the most expensive natural disaster ever to hit this country, left an estimated 180,000 homeless in Florida alone. It was a time, as tens of thousands of people tried to evacuate the Miami area and thousands more rode out the storm in shelters and boarded-up hom es. At least 51 deaths were directly attributed to the storm— 41 in Florida and 10 in Louisiana. The ammount of damage was estimated at $20 billion in Florida and nearly $2 billion in Louisiana. Hurricane Iniki dealt a direct blow to part of the Hawaiian Islands in September. Winds gusting up to 160 mph and torrential rain hit Kauai Island, causing enormous damage. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the Islands this century. The devastation caused by Hurricane many with no homes. Communities Andrew was felt nationwide, but not as such as Homestead were especially hit much as those who were left in ruins, hard. 70 Features Features 71 A look Back at election Election In November of 1992, the for the 42nd president of the United States took place. President George Bush and his runnimg mate, Dan Quayle, were the incumbents. The challengers were Gov. Bill Clinton and Sen. Al Gore as his running mate. And then there was Ross Perot, the on-again, off-again candidate. First he was a candidate, then he dropped out. Then, about five weeks before day, he dropped back in. Some called this billionaire businessman from Texas a spoiler; some called him a savior. George Bush was born on June12, 1924. After service in the Navy during World War II, Mr Bush first went into the oil business and then went into He was elected a congressman from Texas in 1967. And then, after a stint as CIA director and to the UN and then US to China, he became vice president under Ronald Reagan in 1980. After eight years in that job, he ran for president in 1988 and won. His vice president was Dan Quayle, an unknown and untested Senator from Indiana. Born in 1947, Quayle put a conservative imprint on the Bush he began his political career in 1976 as a congressman from Four years later he was elected to the Senate. Bush kept Quayle as his running mate in 1992. The two arrived at the GOP convention Houston as underdogs to the ticket. During the GOP convention, the impression the Bush strategists sought to convey was that the president is the true agent of change and that Clinton was slick and unreliable. For the Democrats, the economy — and Bush ' s perceived mishandling of it — remained the main message that they hammered again and again. When George Bush ' s campaign for the presidency began to falter, he turned to his longtime friend James A. Baker III for help. Baker took leave from his duties as of State and joined the campaign to get it back on track. Baker was repeating the role he performed in 1988, when he quit as President Reagan ' s treasury to run then — Vice Bush ' s campaign. He travels little with the President, preferring to stage-manage events from the White House. After the Democratic convention in New York City, the Clinton Gore ticket was far ahead in the polls. Bill Clinton stepped into the national spotlight and won the nomination at the Democratic convention in a hot July week in New York City. Clinton, a former Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and a graduate of Yale Law School, was governor of Arkansas when he decided to enter the race. As his running mate, he chose Al Gore, who was elected to the House of Represenatatives at the age of 28 in his first campaign for public office. He was elected to First Lady Barbara Bush, President George Bush, Vice-President Dan Quayle and his wife Marilyn Quayle wave to supporters at the GOP national convention. 72 Current Events President Bush speaks to supporters at the GOP convention about the job of the presidency as the true agent of change. the Senate in 1984. Ross Perot made his first billion when the computer company he founded selling stock. His presidential candidacy came to a stop when he abruptly quit the race in July. Then he got back into the race with about five weeks to go before Election Day. As his running mate, he chose James Stockdale, 68, a highly decorated former Navy fighter dollars of his own money and on an army of " volunteers, " the Perot campaign was off and It included a spot in the debates that were held in October. The wives of the candidates, Hillary Clinton and Tipper Gore, were very active in the campaign — Mrs. Clinton, a tough-minded lawyer, and Tipper Gore, a crusader for warning labels women were tireless campaigners for the Clinton Gore ticket. On the republican side, First Lady Bush had been standing by her husband since they were married in 1945. She is the mother of five children. One of her sons, Jeb, once said: " Dad was the chief executive officer, but mother was the chief operating officer. We all reported William Jefferson Clinton takes the oath of office on January 20, 1993 at noon. His wife, Hillary, and daughter, Chelsea, watch. Hillary Clinton and Tipper Gore stand by their husbands in a tireless c ampaign. The two wives traveled practically their husbands did, including making an appearence at the Unversity of Florida. Bill Clinton and Al Gore win the nomination at the Democratic convention. Ross Perot, the on-agains off-again, independent candidate speaks to supporters about his plans for the presidency. Current Even 73 quintessential suburban mother in PTA, Little League and school plays. At noon on January 20, 1993, William Jefferson Clinton took the oath of office and became the 42nd president of the United States. As cannons thundered in salute, George Herbert Walker Bush surrendered power and stepped into history. Rights the 100-island Shetlands group in the North Sea, which is sparsely but abundant with birds, seals, fish and other wildlife, is now polluted with oil caused by a tanker spill. Belows US Marines walk with Somalian children they were brought in to ensure safe food distribution. 1 74 Current Event s A look Back At World the world Civil war spread across a nation of six republics and two provinces that had been plagued for centuries by historic ethnic, religious and economic differences. anti-Communist parties won elections in 1991 in all republics except Serbia, the and Montenegro, the Then Croatia and its neighbor Slovenia declared their independence. rivalries were strongest the 9 million Serbs, who belong to the Orthodox church, and the 5 million Croats, who are Roman Catholic. Tens of thousands of people became refugees and the killing The US Marines arrived in Somalia on Dece mber 9, 1992. The starving African country was ravaged by famine and widespread looting of food from international relief agencies. The Marines offered a security force to insure safe food An oil tanker carrying nearly 25 million gallons of crude oil lost power and was blown onto the rugged coastline of the Bay of Quendale, 100 miles north of Aberdeen, Scotland. The 100- island Shetlands group in the North Sea is sparsely populated but abounds with birds, seals, fish and other wildlife. US and allied aircrafts strategic targets in Iraq in early January. The first hit a nuclear complex near the capital city of Baghdad, fol- lowed by other strategic hits on Iraqi missile sites. Many of the US aircrafts that flew raids over Iraq were based on the USS Kitty Hawk. Tens of thousands of peoples like this womans become refugees in the Croation Civil War. Top, Serbian soldiers in Bosnia. The USS Kitty Hawk was the basis for other US aircrafts used in the war against Iraq. Current Even ts 75 A look back at issues During the year many issues affected the way we voted, the way we lead our lifestyles, and new policies to shape the earth evolved. Clear-cutting was one way of clearing timber that the wanted to in 1992 and 1993. groups want to the prime sanctuary for many threatened species. The Environmental Agency also issued rules aimed at curbing industrial air polution. The new rules when businesses must obtain state pollution control under the Clean Air Act. Environmental groups, such as the Sierra Club, lead the charge against polluters. The Clean Air Act requires businesses to meet new clean air require- ments by reducing toxic and releases that to smog. Under the rule states issue pollution control permits and the EPA monitors state programs to make certain they comply with federal rules. America needs to recycle was the catchphrase for this year. And America also needs to use recycled products. Recycling has produced vast supplies of paper, glass and other reusable trash, but not enough demand. A business alliance for the Recycling Coalition is campaigning to encourage small and large businesses to commit themselves to buy products. Unemploymen t was one of the major issues during the 1992 presidential campaign. The unemployment rate had risen from 5.2 percent, when President Bush took office in 1988, to over 7 percent on Day, 1992. That meant that 9.7 million Americans were out of work. And according to Labor Department projections, there will be 30 percent more college graduates than jobs from now until the year 2005. When Rodney King was stopped by police on a Los freeway, police say he them and was beaten. Someone videotaped the melee and released the tape to local television stations. It received national attention, and four white officers were charged in the beating of King, who was black. But when a jury found them innocent of any three days of rioting hit Los Angeles. The riots left dead, injured, arrested and millions of dollars in property damage. Recycling became a hot topic this year but still garbage cans are overflowing with paper and aluminum materials that could be reused. Industrial pollution was a major concern to environmental activists all over the world. 76 Current Events Left, this clearcut western forest is no After the LA riots were over, 52 people longer a suitable habitat for wildlife. lay dead, 2s383 were injured, 18,807 were environmentalists argue that clearcutting arrested, and the amount of property should stop. damage was estimated at $785 million. Unemployment remained a strong issue as the unemployment rate rose while Bush was in office. The issue proved to be an important election issue also. Current Even ts 77 %oak With sales of millions of the hard-driving rock band, Guns N ' Roses was a heavy-metal phenomenon. But the group had a tendency to get a little rowdy during their At one such even t in St. Louis, 40 concert-goers and 25 police officers were injured in a melee that erupted after the 78 Features singer, Axl Rose, leaped from the stage to take a camera from a fan and then angrily stormed off, abruptly ending the show. He was arrested in Julys 1992s and charged with four assualt counts. The group ' s latest single, November Rain, was at the top of the charts in September. " The Red Hot Chili Peppers have no preconceived notions; we just do whatever comes out, " says drummer Chad Smith. What ' s come out lately is a new album, " Blood sugar Sex which hit the top of the charts as soon as it was released. The album is the second with the current band members, who formed six months after the 1988 death of founding guitartist Slovak and the subsequent departure of drummer Jack Irons. The album features a more thoughtful side of the Chili Peppers. But there is still plenty of sonic funk. Features 79 academics College life begins with the application for University of Florida. From that moment on, academics will be on the list of top priorities. Beginning with registration, you ' ll make choices will will affect the rest of your life. Drop-add lines, which take over campus during the first days of each semester, will be sure to discourgage you . . . You can wait for hours for a class, and it is all worth it with a schedule you enjoy. Smaller classes and relationships with professors come in your final years. Internships are valuable in preparing for the greuling job searching process. The final and most rewarding step in the process of education at the University of Florida is the step taken when the degree is handed to you in yet another long line of the graduation processional. Alpha Phi Omega, our ser- vice fraternity, is always a reliable source of information. The University of Florida sign directs visitors. Academics 80 Century Tower provides students with a landmark, a humorous legend, and a title for TOWER Yearbook. Students begin the process of registration . . . often a dreaded thing. Peer Counselors, funded by SG, are a vital service provided by some trained students for troubled students. They help administer tests to help choose majors and offer numerous workshops and seminars. 81 Academics The University of Florida The University of Florida traces its origins to 1853 when the state-funded East Florida Seminary acquired the private Kingsbury Academy in Ocala. After the Civil War, the seminary was moved to Gainesville. It was consolidated with the state ' s land-grant Florida Agricultural College, then in Lake City, to become the University of Florida in 1906. Until 1947, OF enrolled men only and was one of only three state universities. Today, with approximately 35,000 students, the University of Florida is among the 20 largest universities in the nation. The University of Florida joined the ranks of North America ' s finest graduate research institutions, public and private, with its admission in 1985 to the Association of American Universities (AAU), the most prestigious organization in higher education. The university also is recognized by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as one of the nation ' s leading research universities. The University of Florida encompasses 21 colleges and schools and 100 interdisciplinary research and education centers, bureaus, and institutes. There are 114 majors offered in 52 undergraduate degree programs. The Graduate School coordinates 123 master ' s and 76 doctoral programs in 87 of the university ' s 137 academic departments. Professional postbaccalaureate degrees are offered in law, dentistry, medicine, and veterinary medicine. More than 30,000 persons participate annually in non-credit courses, conferences, workshops, institutes, and seminars. The university employs almost 4,000 faculty members and more than 7,000 administrative, professional, and support employees. In addition to more than 800 buildings on the 2,000-acre Gainesville campus, the university has research centers, extension operations, clinics, and other facilities and affiliates in every county in Florida. The University of Florida, the oldest and largest of Florida ' s ten state universities, is governed by the Board of Regents of the State University System. John V. Lombardi, Ph.D. President Andrew A. Sorensen, Ph.D. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Gene W. Hemp, Ph.D. Vice Provost and Acting Dean of the Graduate School Gerald Schaffer, B.S.B.A. Robert R. Lindgren, J.D. Vice President for Administrative Affairs Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs James M. Davidson, Ph.D. David R. Challoner, M.D. Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources Vice President for Health Affairs C. Arthur Sandeen, Ph.D. Vice President for Student Affairs 8 2 Academics University of Florida President John Vincent Lombardi administrator, and istorian, teacher, author, Dr. John Lombardi became the ninth president of the University of Florida in March of 1990. Born in Los Angeles in 1942, Lombardi comes from an education family. His mother worked as a college librarian and his father, a pioneer in the California community college movement, was president of Los Angeles City College. Lombardi earned his bachelor ' s degree from Pomona College and his master ' s and doctoral degrees from Columbia University. He also attended Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and the University of California at Los Angeles. Lombardi came to the University of Florida from Johns Hopkins University, where he was provost and vice president for academic affairs since 1987. Fr om 1967 until 1987, he pursued an academic career at Indiana University, at the Southeast campus for a year and then in the history department of the Bloomington campus, where he became a professor in 1977. Lombardi held various administrative posts at Indiana University, including director of Latin American Studies, dean of International Programs, and dean of Arts and Sciences. He also served as a member of the board for Indiana University of the Mid-West Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA), as the director of the MUCIA Cooperative program in Malaysia, and as the American director of a Foreign Area Fellowship Program cooperative project in Venezuela. Lombardi also taught at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. A long-term interest in international education involved him in committees and task forces related to international studies for the Association of American Universities and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. A past president of the Conference on Latin American History of the American Historical Association, Lombardi serves on the advisory board of the National Academia Foreign Language Center. The Venezuelan Nacional de la Historia elected him a corresponding member of the United States, and he serves as a member of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History. His international studies interest also led to a chairmanship of an evaluation team on international and interdisciplinary programs for the Florida State Board of Regents. Elected a senior associate member of St. Anthony ' s College, Oxford, Lombardi has received a variety of fellowships and grants, including a Fulbright-Hays research fellowship, a National Defense Foreign Language fellowship, and grants from Fundacion Simon Bolivar and Fundacion Creole in Venezuela. He also has received grants from the Social Science Research Council, the Tinker Foundation, the Conference on Latin American History, and MUCIA. A specialist in Latin American history, Lombardi is the author of seven books focused primarily on Venezuela. His wife, Cathryn Lee Lombardi, coauthored one of his books and illustrated two others. Lombardi has contributed many scholarly articles, papers, reviews, and teaching materials to journals and conferences. In addition to history, he has taught courses in international business and participated in several executive programs as an instructor or lecturer. Considered an expert on small computers, Lombardi has served on many committees and task forces related to computer use, literacy, and product evaluation. He has reviewed software and hardware in various publications and currently serves as a contributing editor for Info World. For almost two years, Lombardi ' s enthusiasm for automobiles persua ded him and a friend to operate Farmer ' s Garage, a specialty shop for older model cars. John and Cathryn Lombardi have two children, John and Maryann. John is a graduate student at the University of Florida and Maryann attends the University of Michigan. Academics 83 Accounting and Auditing Management information Consulting Tax A student studies for an exam in Dr. Denslow ' s Mac- Members of Alpha Kappa Psis a business fraternity, roeconomics class. Economics is required for many take time to participate in a serve project on campus. majors. 84 A student from Fisher School of Accounting discusses Business students take a lunch break in from of the qualifications with a company ' s representatives at Career Business building to discuss their Statical Business Expo. class. The newly rennovated Bryan Hall is part of the of Business Administration. It once was the College of Law, but now houses the TV replay room and the MBA program. college ege of business N administration ince 1927, The College of Business Administration has provided students with a very deep and broad base of business knowledge. The different departments allow students to specialize in areas. Business minors are also increasingly popular with students. The College of Business Administration has become one of the largest colleges on campus due to the expansion of current programs and arising of new programs. and Information Science has recently come under consideration in the college. This major involves a mixture of business, statistics and computer classes. Other in the College include Accounting, Computer and Information Sciences, Economics, Management, Real Estate, and Insurance. The College is well known for the television replay courses. These taped classes enable students to view classes at their convenience, or even bought at a bookstore to watch in your living room. The replay room is always packed on and after holidays. There are numerous ways to be involved in the College of Business, both socially and professionally. AIESEC, Alpha Iota Delta, Alpha Kappa Psi, American Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, The College Council, Delta Sigma Pi, and Mi- nority Business Society are a few of the numerous active organizations on campus. The Fisher School of Accounting was es- tablished in 1977 and is now one of the top schools in the nation of it ' s type. The " 3 2 " program is very competitive and very de- manding. Although accounting is demand- ing and requires a high level of motivation to succeed, the rewards are notably great. 85 University of Florida College of Health Human Performance 4 6 SPORT The Department of Exercise Sport Sciences gave An advisor helps an interested student decide which students a chance to take a shot at a hole-in-one, program will best suit her needs. The College offers many different programs. 86 Academics Representatives of the College set up a table during Homecoming Expo to distribute pamphlets and questions. During registration the College of Health and Human Performance faculty were displaced as the Florida Gym was filled with turmoil. This student takes a dip into the water in the popular SCUBA class. The class is offered through the College. The College of HEALTH HUMAN he College of Health and Human Performance offers students a wide variety of programs which include Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Exercise and Sport and Health Education. The College keeps very active on campus by sponsoring intramurals, many different health seminars and various activities at UF ' s Lake Wauberg such as sailing, skiing and volleyball. The Health and Human College Council is a good way to keep involved with the college and on The President, Kim Zambito, also wants students to be involved. In the fall, the College held a New Student Social to help students meet faculty members and other students. In the spring, students were able to part icipate in a Ropes Course, a held at a camp that taught strategies for leadership skills. There are many orga nizations in the College. Delta Xi Kappa is an honorary fraternity and Rho Phi Lambda is a Recreation, Parks and Tourism The Florida Association of Health Educators, FAPHEE, is open to Health Science majors. Eta Sigma Gam- ma is a national honor society for men and women who are active in FAPHE. American Fitness Bureau is another organization for students. In February, The Florida for Health, Phys Ed, and Recreation and Dance held the annual conference at our Reitz Union. Junior Therapeutic major, Melinda Gotfried said, " I chose TR because I wanted to help people enjoy the fun things in life. " programs. Students are provide services while the mandatory internships before graduation. Dr. Joesph will be retiring after Summer 1993. Students and faculty have enjoyed his humor for years, and he will be greatly missed. Academics 87 FINE ART AUCTION NOV. 6th 7:00P.M. Charcoal is used by this art student to create a scene inspired by the outdoors. This Architecture major took art class for his own enjoyment. He is always busy in the art lab and design lab. 88 Academics The University Gallery provides faculty and students a A Fine Arts students receives advice on her drawing place to both observe and contribute creations to. project from her professor. The Reitz Union provides advertising major Dan Post with an opportunity to display his art work. The College of The College ' s enrollment currently is over six hundred students and continues to increase each year. The Art Department is the largest, with over 300 students and the highest number of new students. Events sponsored by the college are al- ways exciting and well attended. The Series continued to perform on James Galway with Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra performed in late March in the Center for Performing Arts and The New York City Opera to a sold-out audience in the Center for Performing Arts. The art students participated in the annual Jury in the University Gallery. Chorus Line was performed by Broadway Tours of America in the Center for Performing Arts in April. The Theatre Department put a sold-out performance for the and humorous, " A Review With a View For You, Part II " in Constance Theatre. The play received great reviews and was enjoued by faculty and students. Achievements and awards are given to recognized faculty and students. The many hours practicing and performing paid of because many outstanding faculty and were presented awards throughout the year. The Florida Players were the prime source of dramatic productions on campus again, and have been since their creation in 1931. The group is sponsored by Student Government. Other student organizations also take an active part in the p rograms of the College. Fine Arts he College of Fine Arts is composed of many diversified These departments include art, music, theatre, the for Latin American and Tropical Arts, the Center for Arts and Public Policy, and the University Galleries. 89 The College of Journalism and Communication houses Rock 104 and TV 5. A Telecommunications major tells a listener she has just won tickets to the Glenn Frye and Joe Walsh concert that was at the O ' Dome in the spring. 90 A Journalism major edits an event. The operators are Technical Communication majors. A Telecommunications major works at one of our stations. The training students receive is vital is this industry. A Journalism major uses equipment to clip a story. The College Of JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION s one of the top journalism schools in the nation, the College of Journalism and Communications provides students with hands-on and theoretical training. " On Campus " is a full page of campus events and news appearing in the Sun every Tuesday and Thursday. " Orange and Blue " , a magazine produced each semester by magazine majors, was named Best Campus Magazine in the U.S. by the Society for Professional Journalist. Internships are always encouraged by the college. Usually, some 450 students take part in part or full-time internships. Each academic department has a profes- sor assigned to counsel students about and college credit. President of the Journalism College Council, Mary Helen O ' Connor, keeps busy by recruiting students for the various organizations. UF ' s chapters of the Student Society of Advertising. The Ad Society, and Alpha Epsilon Rho, have the largest in the nation. The Society of Journalists, The Magazine Society, Kappa Tau Alpha, Pi Rho Sigma, RTNDA, Alpha Delta Sigma, and PRSSA are active organizations. Many professional groups are represented on UF ' s campus also. journalism organizations include The American Black Communicators and the Hispanic Communicators Association. The students and faculty in the College of Journalism and Communication wishes its best to Dean Ralph Lowenstein. He is retiring after 17 years at OF in the school. He is very well-known and as a dean and author. 91 During the Homecoming Parade this Benton Engineering Students enrolled in Surveying and Mapping use the Council member rides proudly on the float North Lawn of the Reitz Union to practice the skills. that displayed familiar scenes in the College of Engineering. 92 Chemical Engineering major shows how easily ice cream can be made with liquid Nitrogen. The 1993 E-fair Engineering senior Mark Piernick takes time from Fair provided a special test. lunch to catch up on studying. Engineering major explains a neon laser to an interest- ed student during the E-Fair. The College Of ENGINEERING he students in the College of Engineering have heavy course loads with classes such as Circuits, or Industrial Systems Simulations, but still can find time to get involved in the College or in campus organizations. The College of Engineering programs are based on mathmatics and physical sciences. Emphasis is also placed on humanities, social sciences and college involvement to develop further. Each year, the Benton Engineering sponsors the popular Engineering Fair in the O ' Connell Center. The 1993 E-Fair allowed everyone to experience scientific phenomenons. The exhibits and projects are sponsored, built, and explained by students, engineering firms and and student engineering The exciting displays are open to the general public and are enjoyed by all. There are many societies and in the College geared for students and their specific specialty. The organizations provide students with an opportunity to meet other faculty. The Institute for Engineers toured the Emergency One plant in Ocala to see how ambulence and fire trucks are built. Engineering senior Mark Piernick said, " Industrial will be needed for more changes in the workplace. " and senior Mark Teiziera found outside activities to be crucial to the development of all. Each department has honorary societies and organizations. " The Engineering Gator, " is published for and faculty to keep OF updated on events in the College. The Society of Engineers helps our in local schools. Each club contributes in some way to our campus. 93 The College of Education ' s College Council displays An education major helps out at P.K. Younge Lab the entry in the Homecoming Parade. School. The school is unique in that it provides for OF students and excellent education for P.K.Y. students. 94 Academics The College of Education houses 3 different a librarys and a gymnasium. Norman Hall turns OF Gators into tomorrows best educators. Education junior takes a study break in the College ' s lounge. Students are able to relax and drink a sodas or meet with friends. The Co ege Of ducating will be the job of students enrolled in the College of Education. Education majors participate in activities to enrich the students in Alachua School while helping the student learn techniques as well. The students in the College of Education will be responsible for educating students around the world. The students receive first hand training while enrolled at OF by at schools. Students are required to do various amounts of tutoring to underpriveleged children and volunteering in Alachua County. Students have the opportunity to major in elementary, secondary, and special education. Many students take the popular class, Exceptional People because it exposes the physically challenging attributes of people. These students give 20 hours in vol- unteer time to the community. The program PROTEACH allows to gain an expanded foundation by requiring an additional year of school leading to the Masters in Education. This helps the new teacher to better educate students, which is essential to our countries future. Jodi Weinstein, an education senior, to continue her education with " I want to be as educated as so I can perform my best in the classroom. " The National Education Association and the Education College Council provides students with knowledge on opportunities and trends in the educational field. majors Treg Simmons and Carey participate in the Brighter Days Tutor Program, in which an education major is able to tutor underpriveleged elementary students along in various subjects. Academics 95 Turlington Hall, or " CPA " , houses numerous lecture Liberal Arts sophomore takes advantage of a sunny halls for liberal arts courses. The Rock also is a common day to catch up on some reading for his next class. pplace to mingle with friends between classes. 96 Academics Little Hall is home to academic advising and many offices and classrooms. " 358 Little " is well known by most freshman and sophomores. An English class meets outside to discuss the day ' s assignment. le College Of The Chemistry Lab is a newly remodeled lecture hall. Assembly tests and lectures take advantage of the beautiful building. ' LIBERAL AR 7 liberal arts and sciences The College forms the intellectual core of UF. There are more than 23 departments and over 600 teaching faculty. The College is responsible for the numerous programs and graduate-level majors. The College touches most students lives through academic advising and providing freshmen and sophomores with courses to fulfill requirements. Many students decide to obtain a Liberal Arts degree, then further their education through professional school. The College sponsors many lectures and programs throughout the year. In 1992, The College held the annual Fall Convocation in the University UF ' s top students were invited to lis- ten to guest speaker Jay Hillis Miller, an English Professor at UC, Irvine, and son of alumnae J. Hillis Miller. In February, all faculty members and graduate student teachers were invited to a Focus on workshop which emphasized use of multimedia in the classroom. On April 30, the College held the annual College for graduating seniors. The College perfers to hold a smaller, personal for the students. Parents always attend these events and Dr. John Lombardi was the guest speaker. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council is an organization of who are concerned with enhancing the academic environment in the College. Phi Beta Kappa is an honorary society of Liberal Arts majors. he College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is always busy with programs, hosting speakers, and helping students fulfill general requirements. Academics 97 Mike Peters works on his design project in his studio. The Cardinals get pushed to the Gators by students in Over 40 hours were needed to create this model for the Rinker School of Building Construction. presentation. 98 Academics Student s in Design in the College of Architecture critique Martin Gold is hard at work on the drawing board for models with their instructor and classmates. his next design on tracing paper. Students enrolled in the School of Building are exposed to all aspects related to the field. College of All architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture students must many of the same pre-requisites at the beginning of the program. These difficult and time consuming courses include such as the Design series and Architectural histories. A pin-up of the student ' s best work is required after the third year for into the college. The College of Architecture is one of the largest design, planning, and construction institution in the country. The Architecture School demands an incredible amount of time and dedication. Senior Interior Design student and President of ASID, Kaaren Davoli davoli remembers, " It ' s not uncommon to see students bring mattresses and refrigerators into their studio. I ' ve seen lofts built .. . students need to spend a lot of time in their studio, so it needs to feel like home. " pin-ups, field trips,and presentations are all a part of majoring in the program. Students are able to join a number of architectural organizations. Alpha Rho Chi is an architecture fraternity, along with Tau Sigma Delta and the Gargoyle Society students with an oportunity to be in the college. The School of Construction ' s College Council is an organization for students, faculty and the director. Sigma Lambda Chi is an that recognizes top students. Student Constructors and Cost Engineers serves to bring together students and professionals. Student contractors and Builders Association and the Society of Black Contractors are also very active in the College and on campus. he College of Architecture is unique because of its diverse scope and curriculums it offers in Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture, and The School of Building Construction. Academics 99 STUDENT AGRICULTURAL Agriculture major enquires about a new program, Conservation, that will begin in 1994. Many classes for this major will come from this college. The Student Agricultural Gardens provide students will a place to practice learned principles. On Saturday mornings, the gardens are usually packed. 100 Academics Kids learn the fun way at a display explaining where food comes from. A family gardens together during finals. The father is a graduate agriculture student. His children help him out by picking weeds. An agriculture student measures growth of plants studied for a final project. The College agriculture 7 he College of Agriculture provides the best education for agricultural service by offering many different There are fifteen diverse departments. The School of Forest Resources and Conservation is a specialized faculty in the College. The College of Agriculture is able to offer numerous programs for majors and minors. The cirriculum includes agricultural to human nutrition. The are large enough to provide and extensive research and information, yet small enough to establish warm relationships with others involved in the College. The honorary and professional organizations keep very active in the The Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta, recognizes academic acheivements and accomplishments. The membership is limited to the upper 15 per- cent of their class and have proven skills are nominated for membership. Alpha Zeta is a professional, honorary and service agricultural fraternity. and graduate students with high GPA and other respectable characteristics are Alpha Gamma Rho is a social and professional fraternity for men. AGR prides itself on being active with both the College of Agriculture and UF ' s campus. Sigma Phi Alpha provides professional and social enrichment. The goal of this is to abolish the stereotypical image. The School of Forest Resources and Conservation offers Forestry, Wildlife Ecology, and Natural Resource majors. Minors are available in Students in the College do research in the Austin Cary Forest, and the Swisher and Ordway Preserves in Melrose, FL. Academics 101 Dental student Jarked Kreiger practices what he ' s A student takes advanteges of free cleanings that were learned in the Dental School ' s lab located in Shands available to students and faculty during Expo on the Hospital. Lawn during Homecoming Week. 102 Academics Dr. Gator from the College of Pharmacy tries to find a prescription for the Cardinals during our annual Homecoming Parade down University Avenue. The College of Pharmacy offered information about the College and gave advice about safe drug comsumption. " Brush twice daily " ... according to the " tooth fairy " who marched with the dental students in the Homecoming Parade. Academics 103 Eric Hanson cheers on a participant in the Diabetes Medical students Erin Conner, providing free care to a Family Weekend " Olympics. " child at the Equal Access Clinic in Gainesville. 104 Academics Carmen Solorzano is working hard with a smile in Renal Physiology class. Visitors to the Fole Unit at the College of Veterinarian Medicine were introduced to some special horses. Thee Co leges Of Health Related Professions th Rela Professions Academics 105 1993 BASEBALL TEAM: PITCHERS: BOB BONNANO, DOUG BRENNAN, CHET JUSTICE, CARREN MCCLELLAN, SEAN MCCLELLAN, CHRIS NELSON, MATT PARKER, STEVE RHOADS, MICHAEL RUSS, RON SCOTT, EDDIE SORDO, MARC VALDES, INFIELDERS: JOEY ARNOLD, JOHN BARTELL, ALEX DIAZ, CHRIS KOKINDA, TRIPP MACKAY, BRANDT MATHERS, SHCANE MCGINNIS, CATCHERS: CHAN PERRY, DAVID VALDES, ERIC CASTALDO, PALMER KNIGHT, JAMES RAMOS, RONNIE WALTERS, DUKE WILLIAMS, OUTFIELDERS: RICK BRITTON, KAWRI BROWN, BO CAMPOSANO, STEVE DAILEY, BRIAN DUVA, DEAN KENT, CHRIS SIMKPKINS. 107 One OF team had a year which defied a lot of predictions and proved to everyone that they could play the best in the country. The 1992 volleyball team began the year with its first ever preseason ranking of 10 in the volleyball monthly poll. They were ranked 13 by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). Through the season they advanced to 5 and captured the SEC Championship. This was the first time in school history that Florida had won both the SEC regular season and tournament crowns outright. Coach Mary Wise swept every possible coaching award available-- National, Co-South Region and Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year. Senior Gudala Staub was voted to the AVCA All Americanfirst team for a second year in a row as well as the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year. Senior Heidi Anderson made AVCA All-American second team. -by John MacDonald 108 Volleyball Volleyball 109 at Gator The 1992 Gator football season beganwith high hopes and AP ranking of fourth and a respectable win at Florida field over Kentucky. The Gators connected even though their inexperienced offensive line was seeing its first competitive action as a group. Unfortunately, the Gators lost their next two in a row to Tennesse and Mississippi State and everything seemed to crumble. The Gators didn ' t give up. They won their next seven games -- the biggest coming against arch rival Georgia. With a win over Vanderbilt, the Gators were on top of the SEC Eastern Division. Florida finished the regular season with a loss at Florida State, but won a bid to meet undefeated Alabama in the first ever SEC Championship game. In 1992, the SEC added the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Arkansas Razorbacks, splitting the SEC into an Eastern and Western Division. Florida won the East, Alabama the West -- earning a date in Birmingham. After falling behind 21-7 against Alabama, the Gators rallied, tied the score and were ready to go ahead. But the momentum left as quickly as it came. Returning an errant Gator pass, Alabama won the g ame and a trip to the Sugar Bowl. Florida went on to the Gator Bowl and beat North Carolina State 27-10 in foggy Jacksonville. By John MacDonald ABOVE: Shayne Edge punts for the Gators. 110 FOOTBALL LEFT PAGE: Tony Davis takes a breather with the Gator offense on the sidelines. LEFT : Shane Matthews calls for the snap from center Gantt Crouch against South Carolina. Kelvin Randolph scrambles past a Kentucky defender during the season opener. BOTTOM : Defensive tackle Henry McMillian sets for the Gator defense. Running back Kedra Malone runs against Auburn behind the blocking of David Swain and Chris Bilkie. FOOTBALL 111 Gator Winning the SEC Eastern Division, the Gators have proven to be one of the best teams in the conference. The Gators ranked tenth in the final AP poll and eleventh in the USA CNN poll. This was the fifth team in Gator history to finish in the top 10. For the third season in a row, the Gators were unbeaten at home. The 1992 Gator offense ranked high in several school categories, setting five OF records. Most passing yards in a season with 3,440; total plays, 926; pass completions, 290; first downs passing, 170; passing attempts, 503. The Gator ' s 286.7 average passing yards per game was fourth best in the school ' s history and ranked sixth in the nation. The Gators were fourth best in SEC history in TD passes with 25. The 1992 Florida Gators are the first team to beat Georgia three consecutive years since 1963. Florida ' s defense held Alabama to 119 yards in the second half of the inaugural S E C Championship game. Gator opponents only converted on 35.8 percent of third downs for the season. Kedra Malone rushes against the schizophrenic Auburn Tigers War Eagles. By Jennifer Rieben 112 FOOTBALL TOP : Shayne Edge concentrates on the ball. BOTTOM : Tight end Charlie Dean sets to block against FSU. BELOW: Terry Dean hands off against Florida State. RIGHT : Eric Rhett takes advantage of help from Gantt Crouch in Birmingham. FOOTBALL 113 Gator The Spurrier Philosophy " It is our job as coaches to teach and develop player skills. What we expect from the players is ef fort and concentration. When that happens you build teams that play hard all the time and keep mental errors to a minimum. This is what we will demand from our teams. " " I hate to lose. After every game, if the other coach has beaten you, in his mind he ' s saying, ' I ' m than Spurrier. I ' m RIGHT : Reggie Green on the line. BELOW : Carlton Miles, Monty Grow and Ed Robinson bring down an opponent. Errict,Rhett takes a hit after a gain against Kentucky. ougher than Spurrier. " That ' s enough motivation right there for me to find ways to win. " " I dislike negative people. I, and my entire staff, look for and emphasize the positive. That ' s our appoarch to building pride, togetherness, dedication and a family atmosphere. " From the 1992 OF Media Guide 114 FOOTBALL TOP: Shane Matthews drops back to hand- off during the win over Georgia. BOTTOM : Gators take a refreshment break. Football 115 Gator The sunlight came through the window of my Birmingham hotel room much too early. After a night of partying, it was questionable whether I was going to attend the inaugural SEC Championship game. The 20 other people in my room ( a slight exaggeration) were all slowly waking up. I brushed my teeth and drove to Burger King. On the radio, a guy said game tickets were selling for between $200 and $600. I was tired and sick and $600 sounded pretty good. I was going to scalp my ticket. I went back to the hotel and picked up the 30 people (It ' s amazing how many friends you can make) and squeezed them all into my five seater. We made it to Legion Field and tail-gated before the game. Outside the stadium, I saw more anti-Gator paraphernalia than I thought could exist. My 40 friends were yelling " It ' s great to be a Florida Gator! " but getting drowned out by a lot of " Roll Tide! " That ' s when I decided to keep my ticket. That ' s when I knew that every fan would count. Was I disappointed when I walked back to my car with my 50 friends after watching a 28- 21 loss and losing a potential $600? Maybe a little. However, I realized then what Gator Pride was all about. By Avery Dial ABOVE: Reggie Green and David Swain give Shane Matthews time to pass. 116 football LEFT PAGE: Del Speer waits for the kick-off from Tennessee. LEFT: Harrison Huston weaves through Alabama. TOP: Marquette Oliver comes in for the tackle against Georgia. BOTTOM: Harold Monk salutes " The Swamp " crowd after another home victory. Football 117 8 FOOTBALL By Rod Woehler --Errict Rhett drives past a Kentucky defender. At the end of the ' 92 football season, we look back with pride and the knowledge of what it is to be a Gator. We are a great crowd cheering wildly -- to excellence on the field. We stand with the best but we are more. We are sublime diversity that crosses lines of gender and race with the ideas and energy to challenge the world. We stretch our minds to capture something lasting. We are the Plaza of the and the 34th Street Wall and Florida Field and much more. We are hundreds of associa- tions and thousands of indi- viduals as varied in our opinionsas the sea of faces that cross campus every day. We are the keepers of Memories of victories on the field and off. Memories of those lost to sensless violence and fate. A part of us fell from the sky over TOP: Marquette Oliver gets attention on the sideline. BOTTOM: KeLvin Randolph sets for the snap against Kentucky. BELOW: Inside line backer Carlton Miles gives the local news scoop. RIGHT : Wide reciever Willie Jackson flys high for the TD against Auburn. FOOTBALL 119 Stacey Poole commands the rebound against Vandy. The Gators lost three of their next four games. Two of the games were against top 25 opponents Purdue and surprise upstart Temple. The highlight of the season came in Tallahassee January 2 against FSU. The Seminoles, then 18th-ranked, were looking to Continued pg. 122 Florida ' s 1992-93 basketball season might not have been that dramatic, but it really was a season of ups and downs. The roller coaster season began with three wins over instate rivals Stetson, South Florida and Jacksonville. While the Stetson victory was achieved pretty easily, the victory over South Florida was a two-point nail biter and the triumph over Jacksonville was a seven-pointer affair. No matter how you slice it, the season began with high expectations and a three game winning streak. RIGHT : Dan Cross out stretches an Ole Miss defender. BELOW: Believe it or not, this is inside. Chippendales ' second string cheer the Gators. 120 MEN ' S BASKETBALL ABOVE: Hosie Grimsley carries the ball past Ole Miss. BELOW: Stacey Poole in flight. basketBALL 121 Continued from pg. 120 knock the Gators even farther down the season expectation ladder. Winning 89-86, Florida claimed the sunshine state beating the last of four Florida opponents. The win also earned the Gators much respect, not only from Florida State, but the basketball world as well. The other standout moment came against the Vanderbilt Commodores. Vandy came to the O ' Connell Center with every intention of sending away a capacity crowd into the cold January night without the warmth of a win. It seemed that Vandy accomplished what they had set out to do, holding a one-point lead with only one possession left for Florida and little time on the clock. Receiving the in-bounds pass, Stacey Poole calmly put up the last second shot and a 62-61 victory. Florida finished the regular season with a 16-10 record needing a few wins in the SEC Tournament to secure a NCAA Tournament bid. The wins never came, but Florida did receive a post-season berth to the NIT. While the second season was short lived, with Florida losing to eventual NIT champion MInnesota, the Gators were just one of 96 Divisions involved in the tournament play. By John MacDonald ABOVE: The Gators gather in a huddle before the game for a few last minute inspirational thoughts. 122 MEN ' S BASKETBALL LEFT PAGE : Stacey Poole doesn ' t " fake the funk on the nasty dunk " . LEFT: " Gator jams have worn me out. " ABOVE: Craig Brown gets a step ahead of a Razorback defender. BELOW : Hosie Grimsley floats over the Vandy defense for the lay-up. Craig Brown avoids an Ole Miss defender. MEN ' S BASKETBALL 123 " We ' re going to learn from this season, " said head coach Lon Kruger. " The bottom line is that this group got closer to making the NCAA Tournament than we did a year ago. We continued to establish a foundation on. " One of the most positive aspects of the season was the increased fan support. Florida averaged 9,294 fans in 11 games, which was an average increase of 1,985 fans per game from the year before. The Gators had their largest crowd ever February 6, against Arkansas with an attendance of 12,097. The 1992-93 season also marked the end of the great collegiate career of Stacey poole. Poole culminated his years at Florida by joining such stars as Jamal Mashburn of Kentucky and Allan Huston of Tennessee on the All-SEC First Team performance. Poole,the Gators third all-time leading scorer, also earnedAll- American Honorable Mention honors from the Associated Press. Look out NBA, here comes the kid from Gainesville. By John MacDonald 124 MEN ' S BASKETBALL TOP: Andrew DeClercq looks to score against Jacksonville. BELOW: Martti Kuisma lines up a foul shot. RIGHT: The Cheerleaders take time out to pose for the camera. MEN ' S BASKETBALL 125 B A K E T B A L 127 Gator WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL The Ross File On the University of Florida: " The unique thing about Florida is that there is no sacrificing -- it is the best of all worlds -- academically, athletically and socially. " On the athletic facilities: " As a student-athlete you want to have every opportunity to be successful and our facilities are more than capable of handling any needs. Aside from the main arena in the Stephen C. O ' Connell Center, we have private practice courts, an athletic training room dedicated to our female athletes and an accommodating strength and conditioning room. " On the Lady Gators : " It ' s more than a nickname. It represents integrity, intensity and pride -- and to be attracted to the Lady Gator basketball program, you have to be an idealist -- a dreadmer. A Lady Gator accepts the challenge of hard work and dedicates themselves to the team. " On coaching philosophy: " I expect each player that puts on a Florida uniform to play hard and to expect to win. I expect our program to hold a character of class, so that even when we don ' t win a game, our fans will still wish that we had and stand behind us. " On role models : " When you come into a Continued on page 130 ABOVE: Driving around a LSU Tiger,Merlakia Jones looks for an opening. 128 WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL LEFT PAGE: Amanda Buttler dribbles down court past a LSU defender. LEFT: Bridgette Pettis shuffles around an Auburn Eagle. TOP: Kerry Cremeans searches for an open Lady Gator. BELOW : Cyrstal Parker sets to pass over a LSU defender. Senior Guard Delmanetta Barlow defends for Florida. WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL 129 — program like UF, you are forced to be a role model. The attention student-athletes re- ceive throughout the commu- nity, state and nation is a re- sponsibility. We accept the obligation of being role models and respond with a great deal of pride. We admire former Lady Gator Tammy Jackson (1981-85), who was the first basketball player in Flroida history to compete in the Olympics. The team and coaching staff enjoyed having Tammy around while she trained for the Olympic Trials and later, we benefited from her tales of Barcelona, Spain, and her dream to be an Olympian, as the oldest member of the 12-member team and a seven-year professional player, she is obviously an exemplary role model. " On leadership : ' The most important characteristic of a successful program is leadership. Without leadership from key players there is no LaTonya McG save the ball. unity and no direction. We look for players who can bring that quality to our program -- and it doesn ' t have to do with age because Continued on page 132 130 WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL TOP: Sophomore Elizabeth Maxwell performs the pick and roll with the assistance of Jones. BELOW : Sophomore Merlakia Jones sets for her shot. BELOW : Linda Clark concentrates on her free throw shot. Lady Gators pass up a shot. WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL 131 Gator WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL Bridget Pettis goes for a lay-up. It ' s a quality someone is born with and has accepted as a part of their talent and personality. " need to do to elevate our program. " On the work ethic: " One of the things we have control over is how hard we will work, both the coaching staff and the players. We have the desire to be the best and to pay the price -- and it can never be repeated enough times that there is no substitute for hard work. We would like to think we are the hardest working team in the nation and we are doing what The Ross File was taken from the Women ' s Basketball Media Guide page 11. These are the remarks of the head coach Carol Ross. RIGHT : Kerry Cremeans attemtps to knock the ball away from a LSU player. BELOW : The Gator band jams at a game. {tom L 132 WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL TOP: Senior Latonya McGhee rebounds against LSU. BELO W : Avoiding a LSU blocker, McGhee sends up a shot. Gator One UF team had a year which defied a lot of predictions and proved to everyone that they could play with the best in the country. They 1992 UF Volleyball team began the year with its first ever preseason ranking at 10 in the Volleyball Monthly poll. The Gators opened the season by capturing the Gator Invitational title and ranking 13 in the first American Volleyball Coaches Association poll (AVCA). Florida beat 8 Brigham Young and won its first ever road match over a top-10 team. The Gators then lost to two- time defending NCAA champions and top-ranked UCLA by a slim margin. It was UF ' s only loss of the regular season. By October, the Gators had achieved a 8 ranking in the AVCA poll as well as a 6 in Volleyball Monthly. One of the year ' s biggest matches soon with UF taking on State in Baton Rouge. The Gators had not won there since 1988, and the Tigers were riding high with 35-,match home winning streak (the longest active steak in the nation). Losing the first game, the Gators quickly regrouped winning the next three and securing a much-needed and deserve d victory. In November UF advanced to Continue to page 135 ABOVE: Senior Suzanne Hughes sends the ball between two defenders. volleyball r LEFTPAGE: Patricia Moreno spikes the ball. LEFT: Freshman Meg Fitzgerald bumps the ball to her teammates. TOP: The team hi-fives after an ace. BELOW : Patricia Moreno sets the ball for Hughes to spike. Middle Blocker Suzanne Hughes spikes the ball past the defender. volleyball 135 Gator 5 in the AVCA to tie the highest national ranking ever received by a University of Florida volleyball team. The Gators captured the 1992 SEC regular season title with a 14-0 record after defeating South Carolina. The Gators played through the SEC tournament defeating Louisianna State to capture the 1992 SEC Championship. This was the first time in school history that Florida had won both the SEC regular season and tournament crowns outright. The Gators beat Florida State, Kentucky and Texas to capture the 1992 NCAA South Region Championship crown and the program ' s first ever Final Four berth. Now 4, the Gators ended the season with a tough loss to UCLA. Coach Mary Wise swept every possible coaching award available -- National, Co- Southern Region and SEC Coach of the Year. Senior Gudala Staub was voted to the AVCA All American first team for the second year in a row as well as the SEC Player of the Year. Senior Heidi Anderson made AVCA All-American second team. By John MacDonald Missy Aggertt and Suzanne Hughes go up to block a spike. 136 VOLLEYBALL TOP: The team celebrate after a point. BELOW : Meg Fitzgerald waves to the fans. BELOW : International student Aycan Gokberk sends out a signal to the team. volleyball RIGHT : Heidi Anderson runs up to recieve the bump from Fitzgerald. VOLLEYBALL 137 Freshman Meg Fitzgerald spikes the ball between two UCF defenders. volleyball The Stephen C. O ' Connell Center is the home of Florida volleyball. Covered by a white teflon-coated fiberglass dome, the O ' Connell Center is suspended by air blown into the edifice by four huge fans. The dome allows natural sunlight to illuminate the building and support an abundance of plant life, which makes the structure one of the most attractive athletic buildings in the world. The Florida volleyball program is unique in that it boasts two specially designed portable floors for volleyball RIGHT : Aycan Gokberk prepares for the serve. ruse only. The Gators practice on a portable floor, used first last season, which is usually installed on the upper level of the main arena. That practice floor provides the Gators with privacy and uniterrupted practice sessions. Taken from the Volleyball Media Guide page 6. BELOW : The team stands for the pledge to the flag. 138 volleyball TOP: Fitzgerald and Gudula Staub goes up for the block. BELOW : Number 11 Gokberk jumps up for the block. 140 Swimming Diving I Swimming Diving 141 swimming and diving 1992-93 MEN ' S SWIMMING AND DIVING TEAM: JOSE BALLESTER, ROB BONEWIT, BRUNER, GREG BURGESS, ERIC CHRISTENSEN, STEPHEN CLARKE, BRIAN GIRARD, MATT BUYOT, ROB HEALY, WARD IRVIN, AKIRA KOSUGI, ENRICO LINSCHEER, GIOVANNI LINSCHEER, ARNRY MIJON, BRENT MITCHELL, JIMMY PEARCE, CRAIG RIDENHOUR, HECTOR RODRIQUEZ, CHARLIE SANTOSTEFANO, JASON SCHWARZ, ANDREW SINAGRA, JASON THOMPSON, ALYN TOWNE, DAVID WEST. 143 1992-93 MEN ' S TRACK AND FIELD TEAM: STEPHEN ADDERELY, UBEJA ANDERSON, LARRY BARTHER, DION BENTLEY, BRIAN BOMBEI, MIKE BOWMAN, MARCEL CARTER, DAN CLARK, BRUCE FLOYD, CHRIS FLOYD, LAMAR FOWLER DARYL FRAZIER, SCOTT FREEDMAN, AARON GOWELL, KEVIN GLENN, ALEXANDER GREEN, DAVID HALLIDAY, JASON HANSEN, MATTHEW HAWKER, RANDY HOLLINGER, DEDRIC JONES, JEFF KE LLER, JOEL LACKOVICH, LEWIS LACY, ED LEON, LEE LESBURG, BEN LUTTGE, SHAWN MATHER, JOHN MCCASKILL, MIKE MUSSELMANN, MIKE MYKYTOK, MICHAEL PEROTTI, SCOTT PETERS, ERICK RASMUSSEN, ERROL ROY, MATT SIMSON, VAN SMITH, DARIUSZ TRAFAS, JOEY WALZ, MIKE WILLIAMS, CHRIS WILSON, TORRANCE ZELLNER. E 144 1993 LADY GATOR TRACK AND FIELD TEAM: SAMARA BENSON, CHERI BUMGARNER, SHELLEATHEA DAVIS, ERIN DIEHL, KIM FISHER, ANGELA FITTS, CARRIE GROTH, RHONDA HALL, LACHELLE HARTLEY, CINDY HERCEG, CHARNICE JACKSON, LEAH KIRKLIN, KATHY MANCINI, AMBER MANN, JOANNA MCLAUGHLIN, KIMBERLY MITCHELL, LISA RIVERA, EBONY ROBINSON, JESSICA SCAFIDI, STACEY SCRODER, MELNDA SPRINGER, MONIFA TAYLOR, CORALENA VELSEN, LARECHIA WASHINGTON, MARNY WESTPHAL, HEATHER WILLIAMS, MICHELLE WILSON. I Track Field 147 Ga or Senior Lynette Wittmeier has come to the end of an exciting year and career in the University of Florida gymnastics. This year, 22-year-old Wittmeier broke the UF all- around record with a score of 39.125 when she placed second at the NCAA Southest Region Championship. She aslo broke the school vault record with a score of 9.90 at Arizona State. In fact, Wittmeier has had all of her career-best scores this year. She got a 9.80 on the uneven bars and a 9.90 on floor exercise. Before coming to UF, Wittmeier participated in the 1988 summer Olympic Games as a member of the Canadian Olympic Team. While competing at UF, she won the 1993 Sun Bank SEC Challenge all-around with a score of 38.65. Along with her athletic achievements, Wittmeier has achieved scolastically. She earned a 4.0 GPA in the physical therapy program last fall, which put her on the dean ' s list for the second time. She has been continued on page 150 risten Guise strikes an expressive pose. 148 GYMNASTICS BELOW : Junior Lisa Panzironi performs for the crowd. BELOW : In perfect balance, Mary Jo Saliba performs a split high on the balance beam. RIGHT : The team congratulates each other after a meet. GYMNASTICS 149 Gator Lisa Panzironi aggressively concleds her peformance. the Academic All-SEC Honor Roll four times. Her overall GPA is 3.79. Wittmeier has also contributed greatly as one of the team leaders. This year, the Gator gymnastics team finished second at the 1993 NCAA Southeast Region Championships, which ranked them fifth in the nation going into nationals. The Gators finished the season by finishing tenth at the NCAA National Championship. Wittmeier will be greatly missed by her teammates and RIGHT : Senior Lynette Wittmeier shows a winning smile. BELOW : The team shows appreciation for a whining effort. by the University of Florida and the feeling is mutual. " There have been a lot of really exciting moments during my career. One of those memories is support of the Florida fans. It was just amazing the first time I performed here with so many people cheering for us. The Continued on page 152 TOP: Cohen Johnson concentrates on balance. BELOW : Jocelyn Rathbun stays focused. 1 Gator crowd makes you feel great and really helps you perform. But I really think what I ' ll remember the most, and miss the most, is my team. They are all so great, " Wittmeier said. By Michelle Fox GATOR TRAVEL Gator student-athletes travel in style. The University of Florida Athletic Association is the only athletic departmnent in the country that owns a jet for the sole purpose of transporting its athletic teams. Florida commands its own 27 Turboprop, affectionately known as the " Captian Jack. " The 32-seat airplane whisks the Gators to their destination at their convenience, making it easier to keep up with a busy schedule. The " Captain Jack " is just one more way that Florida tries to accommodate its student-athletes; allowing more time in the classroom and less time on the road. Taken from the 1992-1993 Volleyball Media Guide, page 5. ABOVE: The gymnastic squad shows support to a fellow teammate. 152 LEFT PAGE: Freshman Mary Jo Saliba swings on the uneven bars. LEFT: Sophomore Kia Ellis and Senior Lynette Wittmeier watches on the side. TOP: Head Coach Judi Markell Avener embraces a squad member. BELOW : Kia Ellis prepares for a spectacular move. Stretching for an event, Amy Myerson does a split. GYMNASTICS 153 154 GYMNASTICS SENIOR NIGHT GYMNASTICS 155 156 Basketball Cheerleading Cheerleading Basketball Cheerleading 157 cheerleading Pyramids, tumbling, partner stunts, basket tosses and the UF cheerleading squad ' s ability has made them one of the top 10 squads in the nation for the past three years in a row. However, Coach Jim Thrope said the UF cheerleaders ' most important priority is not national competitions, it is the Florida fans. " If I had to say one thing that sums up what UF cheerleading is all about, it would be pleasing the gator fans, " Thorpe said. " Our main goal is to get everyone excited and involved in the games. " Captain Bess Auer felt the same way. ' The best thing about being a UF cheerleader is the Florida fans, especially at Gator Growl and championship games, " she said. " There is so much electricity in the stands. " 159 The 1992-93 Lady Gator Tennis team has continued to dominate and remain near the top of the rankings poised and posistioned for another NCAA division I tennis championship title. The defending national champions are seeking to repeat their 1992 This year,they will host to the tournament in May. Armed with a team of national and state ranked players, including two all American players, the Lady Gators are a force to be reckoned with on the tennis court. The team is led by sophomore Lisa Raymond, who set an NCAA record for collegiate grand slam titles (3) in a single season. " My goal this season is to win another NCAA Championship, " she said. " 1 wanted to stay at Florida another year, not only to improve my own game but to help this team successfully defend its national title. -by Tiffany Johnson Women ' s Tennis 161 162 Sports Sports 163 164 Sports Sports 165 Sports 167 Sports Sports 169 170 Sports Sports 171 Sports 173 video rentals video sales Bill Clinton stepped into spotlight and won the nomination at the Democratic National Convention in hot July week in New York City. Clinton, a former Rhode Scholar at Oxford University and a graduate of Yale Law School, was governor of Arkansas when he decided to enter the national race. At noon on January 20, William Jefferson Clinton took the oath of office and became the 42nd president of the United States. MiniMag 175 As his running mate, Bill chose Al Gore, who was to the House of at the age of 28 in his first campaign for public office. He was elected to the Senate in 1934. Al Gore was from Tennessee. President Bush kept Vice President Dan Quayle by his side in their effort to keep the presence in the White House. Quayle, an unknown and untested Senator from Indiana, was born in 1947. He began his political career in 1976 as a Four years later he was elected to Senate. 176 MiniMag BESTSELLERS IN PAPERBACK FICTION: 1. The Firm by John Grisham 2. A Time To Kill by John Grisham 3. Night over Water by Ken Follett 4. No Greater Love by Danielle Steel 5. The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy 6. The Novel by James Michener 7. The Cat Who Moved a Mountain by Liliam Jackson Braun 8. Outer Banks by Anne Rivers Siddons 9. Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler 10. Needful Things by Stephen King NON FICTION: United We Stand by Ross Perot Life ' s Little Instruction Book by H. Jackson Brown Jr. 7 Habits on Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey Fried Green Tomatoes .. by Fannie Flagg America: What Went Wrong .. . by D.Barlett J.Steele The Indispensable Calvin Hobbes by Bill Watterson A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg Disappearing Acts by Terry McMillan Government Rackets: Washington Waste... by Martin L. Gross MiniMag 177 On the Republican side, First Lady Barbara Bush has been standing by her husband since they were married in 1945. She is the mother of five children. One of her sons, Jeb, once said: " Dad was the chief executive officer, but mother was the chief operating officer. We all reported to her. " Marilyn Quayle is the quintessential suburban mother involved in PTA, Little League and school plays. WHAT WAS ON TV IN SEPT. 1992 Monday: 8pm Young Indiana Jones Evening Shade (CBS) Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (NBC) Movie (FOX) 9pm Monday Night Football (ABC) Murphy Brown (CBS) Monday Night Movie (NBC) Tuesday: 8pm Full House (ABC) Rescue 911 (CBS) Quantum Leap (NBC) Class of ' 96 (FOX) 9pm Roseanne (ABC) Tuesday Movie (CBS) Reasonable Doubt (NBC) Key West (FOX) Wednesday: 8pm The Wonder Years (ABC) The Hat Squad (CBS) Unsolved Mysteries (NBC) Beverly Hills 90210 (FOX) 9pm Home Improvement (ABC) In The Heat of The Nite (CBS) Steinfeld (NBC) Melrose Place (FOX) Thursday: 8pm Dela (ABC) Top Cops (CBS) A Different World (NBC) The Simpsons (FOX) 9pm Homefront (ABC) Street Stories (CBS) Cheers (NBC) The Heights (FOX) 178 MiniMag Friday: 8pm Family Matters (ABC) Golden Palace (CBS) Final Appeal (NBC) America ' s Most Wanted (FOX) 9pm Dinosaurs (ABC) Designing Women (CBS) The Round Table (NBC) Sightings (FOX) Saturday: 8pm Covington Cross (ABC) Frannie ' s Turn (CBS) Here and Now (NBC) Cops (FOX) 9pm Crossroads Raven (CBS) Empty Nest (NBC) Code 3 (FOX) Sunday: 8pm America ' s Funniest Videos Murder, She Wrote (CBS) I Witness Video (NBC) In Living Color (FOX) 9pm Sunday Night Movie (ABC) Sunday Night Movie (CBS) Sunday Night Movie (NBC) Married ... With Chirldren (FOX) Two rappers are turning fashion inside out. The trendy new look being by the duo Kris Kross is to wear clothes backward, labels out. It ' s called Kross-dressing and is popular in many schools. Their latest hit record, " Warm it up, " steadily inched its way up the charts. Kris Kross memebers Kris Smith and Kris Kelly, both 13, wear their clothe s back-to-front on the cover of the album " Totally Krossed Out. " Rapper ICE-T ignited a furor with his song " Cop Killer. " Ice-T said the controversial song was a warning to the Los Angeles police, whom he accused utality, specifically referring to the videotaped police of Ro ney King and its aftermath of riots. However, the singer later removed the song from his " Body Count " album after law enforcement officials and others criticized Time for wing the song to be distributed on the company ' s spoke at OF in t Spring of 1993, right before his new album " Home Invasion " was releas under his own label since he split with Time Warner to releive the pressure on them and keep his creative freedom. The Selling 1. End of the Road Boyz II Men 2. Baby-Baby-Baby TLC 3. Humpin ' Around Bobby Brown 4. Stay Shakespear ' s 5. November Rain Guns N ' Roses 6. Sometimes Love Just Ain ' t Enough Patty 7. Jump Around House 8. Just Another Day Jon Secada 9. The One Elton John 10. She ' s Playing Hard To Get....Hi-Five 11. Giving Him Something He Can Feel En Vogue 12. Please Don ' t Go K.W.S. 13. Move This Technotronic Feat Ya Kid K 14. Baby Got Back Sir Mix-A-Lot 15. This Used To Be My Playground. Madonna 16. Life Is A Highway Tom Cochrane 17. Do I Have To Say The Words...Bryan Adams 18. All I Want Toad The Wet Sprocket 19. People Everyday Arrested Development 20. When I look Into Your Eyes...Firehouse The Top Selling Best Selling were: 1. Some Gave All Billy Ray Cyrus 2. Beyond The Season Garth Brooks 3. Unplugged Eric Clapton 4. Ten Pearl Jam 5. Bobby Bobby Brown 6. Boomerang Soundtrack 7. Totally Krossed Out Kris Kross 8. Temple Of The Dog Temple Of The Dog 9. What ' s The 411 ' Mary J. Blige 10. Funky Divas En Vogue 11. Adrenalize Def Leppard 12. The One Elton John 13. 3 Years 5 Months 2 Days , In the Life Of Arrested Developme 14. House Of Pain House Of Pain 15. Countdown To Extinction Megadeth 16. Blood Sugar Sex Magik Red Hot Chili 17. MTV Unplugged EP Mariah Carey 18. Singles Soundtrack 19. Ropin ' The Wind Garth Brooks ' 20. No Fences Garth Brooks Organizations at Another Level The University of Florida is home to over 400 student organizations. A large number of these are located in the Student Activities Center, 3rd floor, JWRU. The various organizations complement the academic environment. From Student Government to the Hispanic Student Uf offers something for everyone ' s interests. Organization members dis- tribute information about HRS, safe sex, and health. An Alpha Kappa Psi member waits for eager questions at their table in the Reitz Union collonade. Members of the College Democrats march in the homecoming parade while sporting their Clinton Gore election t-shirts. 182 Organizations Members of the Hispanic Student answer questions about their during homecoming week. University Leadership Association (ULA) display their organization ' s merits at a in the Reitz Union. Organizations 183 bringing prominent speakers to the university of Florida accent ACCENT, the speakers of the University of student government, has maintained a tradition of " Bringing Prominent Speakers to the University of Florida. " In the fall semester of 1992, ACCENT brought Governor John H. Sununu, the late tennis star, Arthur Ashe, and a debate between American Civil Union President Nad inne Strossen and retired Los City Police Chief Daryl Gates. In the spring of 1993, ACCENT brought former of Housing and Urban Jack Kemp, " raptivist " Sister Souljah and former Vice President Dan Quayle. In the past ACCENT has brought such figures as Haig, David Crosby, Leary, Ralph Nader, Pete Rose, Oprah Winfrey, Jim Wright, Pres. Gerald Ford, and Coretta Scott King. The purpose of ACCENT is to add a third dimension to Not only do they get to hear viewpoints, insights and experiences from the " hottest " public figures, but after each program students have the to question the speakers. Most of the speeches brought to campus were held at the O ' Connell Center or the Reitz Union auditorium. Students, faculty and the public came to these events, which frequented the OF calendar at least once a month. Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Jack Kemp speaks to the audience at the O ' Connell Center. Former tennis champion, the late Arthur Ashe explains to students that they should take the oppor- tunity to learn about other cultures while in 1 1993 Chairman: David Seifer Vice Chairmen: Scott Myers and Werner Alvarado Producer: Adam Hall 1992 Chairman: Marshall Roth- man Former Vice President Dan Quayle speaks to students at the O ' Connell Center. 184 Organizations national pan-hellenic council O In 1930, the eight historically Black-Greek letter recognized a need to form an umbrella organization that would provide coordination of philosophies and activities. This umbrella group became known as the National PanHellenic Council. NPHC organizations embrace a service for life, philosophy and aim to assure the continuance of social action, political empowerment and economic development. The University of Florida NPHC chapter was chartered in the spring of 1993 and serves as a liaison for the community and university to do the following: promote a better understanding of Greek life, to encourage scholastic excellence among students and to develop leadership qualities in minority students. Officers Bobby Dubose, President Sonja Lancaster, Vice-President Genae Brown, Secretary Johnny Patten, Treasurer Tony Morgen, Parliamentarian Mary Howard-Hamilton, Advisor I. Far left, two executive board members, Johnny Patton, Treasurer, and Tony Morgan, Parlimentarian. Above, members of The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Price ST. Hilacre (Omega Psi Phi), Renaldo Garcia (KAPsi), David Gainer (KAPsi) and Watson (Alpha Phi Alpha.) Left, Sonja Lancaster, Vice-President, goes over some notes at a meeting. Organizations 185 Board of College councils The Board of College Councils (BOCC) is the umbrella organizations that represents and administers for the 19 college councils. These repsonsibilities include: (1) providing program opportunities for colleges to share in making their own college more interesting to future students, (2) disseminating information to college councils regarding the programs of Student Government as well as the programs of all other campus (3) building bridges between college councils for the purpose of organizing and informing others as to programs, objectivies and goals which may provide additional outlets and ideas, (4) administering the budget provided by Student Government and dividing said budget among the councils according to appropriate requests and needs, (5) administering Special Request funding to academic organizations who may be new or who may have specific funding and not previously covered by their college council budget, and (6) BOCC Officers President: Linda Kephart Fallon Vice President: Dan Tumarkin Secretary: Yvonne Collins Treasurer: Paul Koukos Assistant Treasurer: Chris Youngblood The members of BOCC. promoting academic excellence and the University of Florida as a whole to the campus and community. This year their programs included efforts to become more involved on and off-campus. In February BOCC held a program in conjunction with the Black Student Union. In March they joined hands with the Graduate Student Council to help promote the GSC Forum. Other activities included the Black Achievement Forum where local community leaders inspired with their personal and successes. Their community events included a desire to participate as volunteers for Project Graduation and the March of Dimes Walk Through campus and community involvement, BOCC hopes to achieve a stellar reputation, not only for BOCC and the college councils but for the University of as a whole. 186 Organizations cut film video Cross Cut Film and Video was created in 1985 to unite students who possess an interest in student production in both film and video. This year the was strictly video, but hoped to change in the summer with new equipment. The organization students with access to Super VHS cameras, an editing suite and unites them with other students with similar interest in production making. As an occasional common courtesy, Cross Cut members often served organizations in video Past events included Gator Talk interviews with Florida coach Steve Spurrier and former US Chief of Staff John Sununu. In earlier years this organization also worked on production work for Student Government, OF pageant, Leadership Association and others. Cross Cut has produced an annual Film Festival held in April at the JWRU auditorium where can actually enjoy the theater experience and see work on a large screen with superb sound. This has been an ongoing event that gains more publicity each year. Cross Cut also serves to promote other film and video related events, such as internships, films on nearby location and upcoming film Former members have received attention through these events, such as Fob Derosa ' s " SPECTRE, " Daren Genet ' s " TRAIN SONG, " and Bob Snyder ' s " SALIVIDOR DALI GOES TO THE MOON. " Cross Cut con- tinues to promote production on film and video to all types of people. The organization is open to all students on campus. There are no membership fees, and the group represents a very diverse membership of independent film makers. Organizations 187 Gamma Sigma Sigma The Epsilon Upsilon chapter of Gamma Sigma Sigma was founded in the fall of 1974 on the OF campus. Since then, women of all races and creeds have come together through this organization in the spirit of to humanity. The colors of Sigma Sigma are maroon, which symbolizes service, and white, which symbolizes friendship and equality. Their service projects include the March of Dimes, College Brain Bowl, Alachua County Halfway House, Charity Bowl, Organization Presidents Kidnaping, Community Halloween carnival and Help the Homeless. Ava Allen, Latonya Anderson, Mia Brown, Tina Bryant, Karen Butler, Genevieve Cave, Diahann Cheatham, Carrol Cherry, Sylvia Coring, Aplrile Cushon, Carla Dobson, Kimberly Fluitt, Grizelle Garcia, Kwani Green, Arzella Hawthorne, Allison Hibbert, Marsha Maxwell, Monica Miller, Murph, Patrina Miles, Renee Rutledge, Roslyn Rutledge, Amanda Smith, Trudy Spence, Judy Stevenson, Sandy Streater, Meshon Walker, Hope Williams, Krista Williams, Machelle Williams, Talvia Williams, Keisha Wood. Gamma Sigma Sigma ' s display their banner and theme at an informational table at Turlington Hall. Above, active members in spring 1993. Below, celebrate at the Gamma Sigma Sigma awards banquet April 16, 1993, 188 Organizations Florida Key Florida Blue Key Honor Fraternity is the University of Florida ' s oldest and most distinguished leadership organization. It was founded in 1923 and has carried on a tradition of by coordinating a number of events for active students and alumni of UF. FBK has ten divisions and Homecoming and Gator Growl each year. They are Alumni Relations, Community Affairs, The Alumni Relations division serves as a liaison between Florida Blue Key and its alumni, keeping them informed about the University of Florida and Florida Blue Key through " Keynotes, " the alumni newsletter. This division also coordinates alumni gatherings throughtout the year. The Community Affairs division student interaction and with the community by sponsoring the Florida Blue Key Fall Classic, a road race to raise money for Shands Hospital. Community Expo, Freshman Food Fest and Gators for Kids Day are also produced by this division. Community College Leadership Awards promotes student involvement and leadership by providing a $1,000 scholarship to both the outstanding male and female leaders from each of Florida ' s 28 colleges. A nine-member board selects the winners and provides them with the opportunity to attend school at UF. Community Key Radio Show is a radio show, broadcast on local radio stations, keeping students and residents informed about FBK ' s community events, campus happenings and other items of The show is produced entirely by students who write edit and broadcast the program. Gatorally works with the athletic to promote school spirit and to our Gator athletes. Events such as send-off celebrations for out of town sporting events, banner contests, balloon releases, pep rallies and pre-game parties insure the continued success of our Legislative Action works with state and local government to increase support for higher education and heighten student awareness about important political It organizes events so students can meet state leaders in Tallahassee and understand state issues. Miss UF is the annual UF pageant, a Community College Leadership Awards, Community Key Radio Show, Gatorally, Legislative Action, Miss UF, Public Relations, and Speaker ' s Bureau. The are staffed by full-time students. Each year, the organization a number of events, community service projects, leadership forums and keynote speakers. competition based on talent, poise and beauty. It provides scholarships to UF women, and the pageant ' s staff help the winner prepare for the Miss Florida Pageant. The Public Relations division FBK ' s activities and elicits from all students. It also produces the " Golden Eagle, " a monthly newsletter to inform FBK members on chapter activities on campus and in the community. Solicitations works to provide funds, goods and services for various events of FBK. Many programs serving the campus and community are made possible through generous contributions of and individuals. The final division, the Speaker ' s recruits local, state and national lead- ers to give presentations at a variety of events on campus and around the state. This division also spons ors the annual Florida State Forensic Tournament, a competition for Florida high school students. Homecoming is the largest of all FBK events. Events include the Homecoming Sweetheart Pageant, Gator Expo, Gator Gallop Road Race, Homecoming Parade, FBK Banquet and a barbecue. Six months of planning goes into planning and the week of events. Gator Growl is the highlight of Each year at the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, more than 70,000 Gators enjoy the spectacular UF tradition billed as the " World ' s Largest Student Produced Pep Rally. " It includes the crowning of the homecoming sweetheart, the Gator Football team, marching bands, laser lights, fireworks, and first class by comedians such as Bill Cosby, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Jay Leno and Steven Wright. Spring 1993 Officers President, Rick Alexander Vice President, Ron Crosby Treasurer, Elisha Cohen Secretary, David Lane Historian, Todd Jones Divisions Coordinator, Bradd Weinberg Administrative Assistant, Trista Garrett Associate Coordinators, Josh Weingard, Doug Band, Paula Bryan Directors Special Projects, Brandy Up- right FBK Producer, John Pavony Service, Laurie Sheldon Corporate Affairs, Adam Slipakoff Leadership Awards, Jenelle Vogt Philanthropy, Phil Marcus Video Projects, Lloyd Alvarez Community Affairs, Cindy Zimmerman Public Relations, Mike Cohen Race Relations, Kevin Bishop Telecommunications, Jennifer Truitt Gator Talk, Matt Glassgold Speakers Bureau, Hoang Vu Gatorally, Deveron Gibbons Personnel, Wendy Feiner Alumni Affairs, Graham Miss UF Pageant, Beth Rozier Legislative Affairs, Shannon Bizzell Organizations 189 The Pride of the Sunshine Gator Band A majorette smiles at the crowd. The trumpet section marches onto Florid a Field during a football game last fall. The drum section practices for the game. Above right, the trumpet section marches during practice. Right, the gator band sets up to play at halftime during a football game. 190 Organizations interfraternity council interfraternity council Alpha Epsilon Pi Alpha Gamma Rho Alpha Phi Alpha Alpha Tau Omega Beta Theta Pi Chi Phi Delta Chi Delta Sigma Phi Delta Upsilon Kappa Alpha Kappa Alpha Psi Kappa Sigma Lambda Chi Alpha Phi Beta Sigma Phi Delta Theta Phi Gamma Delta Phi Kappa Tau Phi Sigma Kappa Pi Kappa Alpha Pi Kappa Phi Pi Lambda Phi Sigma Alpha Epsilon Sigma Alpha Mu Sigma Chi Sigma Nu Sigma Phi Epsilon Sigma Pi Tau Epsilon Phi Tau Kappa Epsilon Theta Chi. The Interfraternity Council serves at the representative body which guides, supports and develops the fraternity system. IFC is one of the driving forces behind Florida ' s strong tradition of Greek excellence, providing leadership opportunities both within the Greek system and throughout the OF campus. IFC also promotes the image of Greeks in the Gainesville community. IFC is governed by a president, an executive vice president in charge of judicial a ffairs, an administrative vice-president in charge of 16 divisions ranging from high school leadership to university awards, a vice president responsible 1 for membership expansion and new member education, a treasurer and a secretary. Organizations 191 The Minority Pre-Professional Organization The Minority Pre-Professional was introduced to the University of Florida in 1977 by student Frederic J. Guerrier. The organization ' s goal since then has been to promote and maintain a student advisory unit and encourage fellowship and academic excellence among minority pre-law and pre-health students. During MPA ' s bimonthly meetings, speakers from all areas of law and health professions address the group, offer and answer questions. This year MPA has welcomed corporate, civil and malpractice lawyers. A variety of different doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and veterinarians have spoken to the also. Similarly, officers on admissions boards of various schools have come to advise the group and role play in mock interviews. Volunteering is one of the main of all MPA members. Pre-law are placed in local law firms, and pre-health students volunteer at Shands and the VA hospital. MPA members also work with local minority high school to help encourage them to pursue higher education. MPA ' s resources include updated on medical and law schools. And members visit annually Emory ' s law and medical schools in Atlanta. And MPA held socials this year movie and game nights, Lake picnics, pool parties and Culture Day where members celebrated and shared their different ethnic backgrounds. New members are inducted at the 1992 Fall Induction ceremony. Talvia Williams and Jason Lue answer questions and hand out applications to interested students at the Reitz Union collonade. Left to right, MPA officers Gretel Abramowsky, Rios, Luis Bravo, Frank Rios and Kim Beinman hang out on a pier at Lake Wauburg during a picnic social. MPA Officers Gretel Abramowsky Edward Rios Frank Rios Kim Bienman Luis Bravo 192 Organizations At top, Phi Theta Kappa members at a social. Phi Theta Kappa is the honor fraternity of two-year colleges. At UF it is an alumni organization known as Epsilon of The main concern of the founded in 1981, is to tackle problems and difficulties that transfer students Although most members of Phi Theta Kappa Epsilon were inducted while in community colleges, membership is open to all. Members serve their community and work on such projects as Adopt-a-Highway and Transfer Day, during which PTK members help welcome and guide transfer students upon their arrival at UF. Phi Theta Kappa caters specifically to the needs of transfer and helps fill the gap. 1992-1993 OF OFFICERS President Rick Campbell Internal Vice President Stephanie Ellis External Vice President Luis Landivar Recording Secretary Lola Stevens Corresponding Secretary Akita Chen Treasurer Lisa Gam Historian Kristen Spas Bottom, Phi Theta Kappa members with UF President John Lombardi. Organizations 193 • Panhellenic members. Women from all 19 sororities are brought together by interests, talents and skills to successfully run the Panhellenic system. The Panhellenic spirit involves working for a common goal, which is to unify the sororites on to develop strong chapters to serve the campus and community. Panhellenic stresses scholarship and service. Their philanthropy is the Alachua County Girls Club. The Panhellenic Council has 16 divisions, each with its own director and committee. These divisions organize seminars, present programs and information on current topics of interest to women. The Executive Board: from left to right, Shannon Bishop, Treasurer; Lauren Block, Secretary; LisaMarie Freitas, Membership Vice President; Sigrid Stone, President; Alicia Scott, Executive Vice President; Jodi Rotondo, Administrative Vice President. 194 Organizations Panhellenic Council receives top hon rs at SEPC Panhellenic representatives: from left to right, front row; Jennifer Moore, Nicole Pensiero, Anne Davies, Ilene Van Gleder, Jodi Davis, Linda Yonitis, Jennifer Noel, Deanna Kingsbury; back row; Adrienne Shirey, Kathy Wheatstone, Michelle Crowe, Stacey Whiteside, Shannon Waddell, Lynette Poulos, Cindy Lysen, and Rachel Sapala. Panhellenic members at a luncheon. The Panhellenic Council once again proved its excellence by capturing two awards at the Southeastern Panhellenic Conference. The Council received the College Panhellenic Continued Excellence Award for the second year in a row. The award is " the best of the best. It is the award for the 1. program in the said Sigrid Stone, Panhellenic President. " It is the award we strive for every year. It means a great deal to us, " she said. OF also won the first place award for Outstanding Service Philantrophy. Sorority women contributed over 3000 hours a year to the Alachua County Girls ' s Club. OF sent 38 representatives Lexington, KY on April 2-4 for the convention. — by Jamie Froehling and Holly Wilson ii The Panhellenic Creed We, the undergraduate members of the women ' s fraternities, stand for good scholarship, for guarding of good health, for maintenance of fine social standards, and for serving, to the best of our ability, our college community. Cooperation for fraternity life, in harmony with its best possibilities is the ideal that shall guide our fraternity activities. We, the fraternity women of stand for service through the of character inspired by the close contact and deep friendship of individual fraternity and life. The opportunity for wide and wise human service, through respect and helpfullness, is the tenet by which we strive to live. Organizations 195 SAVANT UF is a progressive honorary which bases its on scholarship, leadership, and service. The organization includes members from many diverse groups on campus. Members have gone on to hold such positions as student body president, supervisor of elections and homecoming queen. After induction the members remain active with pro- greams like Musical Transplant, Secret Santa and SAVANT Candygrams. Additionally, members take part in service activities such as Ronald McDonald House dinners, walkathons and give holiday parties for young children. This year, UF had the opportunity to host a reception with former US Vice- President Dan Quayle. Fall 1992 Officers President: Tara Taylor Vice President: Julie Snitzer Treasurer: Becky Stops Secretary: Blair Culpepper Member-at-Large:Melissa Hagy Historian: Shannon Cline Spring 1993 Officers President: John Connery Vice President Bonnie Rosen Treasurer: Mitch Morris Secretary: Cathy Porter Member-at-Large: Richard Shuster Fall 1993 Officers President: Helda Melo Vice President: Nicole Webster Treasurer: Mitch Morris Secretary: Rebecca Brock Member-at-Large: Rachel Sutz Members prepare and enjoy a meal at the Ronald McDonald House. SAVANT took part in this and other service activities. savant 196 Organizations Top, SAVANT members wash dishes after dinner at the Ronald McDonald house. Bottom, SAVANT host a reception for former US Vice President Dan Quayle when he spoke at the O ' Connell Center during the spring semester. Fall 1992 Initiates Amy Anderson Heather Blanco Rebecca Brock Christina Cabrera Kristin Courtney Kate Crawford Kasey Cummings LisaMarie Freitas Lara Getzinger Julie Kalish Adrienne Kennedy Jana Levy Susan Malone Laura McWilliams Steven Malter Helda Melo Rosamelia Ostoloza Keith Rizzardi Julie Royer Beth Rozier Francis Sabina Cathleen Smith Sigrid Stone Rachel Sutz Lara Thompson Joanie Trapp Tiffany Tyler James Washburn Nicole Webster Tara Whetzel Cynthia Zimmerman Spring 1993 Initiates Lloyd Alvarez Jennifer Boardman Thomas Brady Jenny Buchbinder Roxanna Dibai Christine Eckstein Dawn Ellington Rachael Fadden Latasha Gethers Brian Greenspoon Noah Jacobsen David Lancz Aabram Marsh Leah Mayersohn Kristi McDowell Karen Morea Hollis Perrin Paul Scheck Paul Shirley Keith Shotzberger Danielle Skelly April Vara Christine Walker Meshon Walker Todd Wilkins Organizations 197 Student Senate Senate meeting. The University of Florida Student is composed of 80 students who were chosen by their peers to represent the body for a term of one year. The Student Senate meets every evening at 7:30 pm in room 282 of the J. Wayne Reitz Union. The meetings are open to the public and students are encouraged to attend. While only senators have speaking priviledges during the meetings, there is public debate at the beginning of each meeting. Every student at UF may sign up for one minute of speaking time. This is a that many students take advantage of to let Senate and attending students know about upcoming events, current issues on campus or anything else they would like to say. The main purpose of the Student Senate is to allocate the annual Activity and Service Fees to student groups and This year the budget consisted of $6.2 million. The job of hearing every student group requesting money, recommending which ones should receive funding and deciding the amount they should receive falls on the shoulders of the Budget Committee. The chairman of the committee in the fall of 1992 was Brian Siemienas, and the spring 1993 chairman was Wendy Feiner. The groups that did not receive a or needed additional help for one or another, could submit a Special to the Senate Finance Committee. The chairman of this committee during the fall of 1992 and spring of 1993 was Prineet Sharma. The president of the Student Senate for fall of 1992 was Brian Burgoon, and the president pro-tempore was Bob Walmsley. The current president for the spring 1993 term is Steven J. Malter, and the president pro-tempore is Stephanie Weinstein. Another duty of the Senat is legislation. This of bills that must be passed through the Judiciary Committee. This committee reviews the bills and any corrections or clarifications that may be helpful before they go to the Senate floor. During the fall the chairman was Chris Tompkins and during the spring was Philip Augustine. The Affairs and Ethics Committee keeps track of absences incurred by senators or recommends to the Senate either an unexcused or excused absence. The chairman during the fall was Raquel Crocker and the spring was Jill Greaves. The Information and Investigations Committee reviews complaints filed against SG funded organizations concerning the use of money. They then make suggestions to the budget committee and senate after the investigations are completed. During the fall of 1992 the chairman was Ken Nanni and during the spring was Jennifer Hemingway. The Internal Relations and Orientation Committee is repsonsible for educating all incoming senators about the UF Student Senate. They also plan any events or activities that Senate takes part in. The during fall was Philip Augustine and during spring was Tami Agliano. Finally, the Replacements and Agenda Committee interviews and recommends students for open Senate seats and senators for open committee seats. Plus, they set the agenda for each meeting. Above right, student senate members at a meeting. Right, new members get sworn in and Holly Wilson with senator Jennifer Noel at a Tuesday night 198 Organizations Student Government Student Government Cabinets Academics Campus Involvement Career Development Community Affairs disAbility Affairs Environmental Affairs External Affairs and Solicitations Graduate Student Affairs Health Housing Multicultural Affairs Planning Political Programming Publications Public Relations Recreation Transportation Security Women ' s Affairs Student Advocacy Two students work on the computers in the cabinet room. The University of Florida Student is a body of students who make up the Executive, Cabinet, Legislative, Judicial, and student group organizations. In the spring of 1993 Alex Patton, Missy Shorey and Chris Tompkins were sworn in as Body President, Student Body Vice President Student Body Treasurer, Other commitees in student government, besides the cabinets, are Government Productions and SGP became an organization in 1972 and brought such musicians as The Police, The Grateful Dead and U2 to UF. ACCENT brings speakers to UF in the areas of sports, business, politics, literature, and cultural affairs, among others. The legislative branch is made up of seven committees headed by Senate President Steve Malter. They include: affairs and ethics, budget, information and investigation, relations and orientation, judiciary, and replacement and agenda. The judicial branch includes the student honor court, student traffic court, campus conduct and residence hall conduct board. Organizations 199 gators go greek Gators go greek . with 17 sororities and 29 fraternities, the University of Florida has one of the largest greek systems in the nation. Greeks are active in all areas including scholarship, athletics, and leadership in campus activities. And while greek organizations are often viewed as social ones, much time is spent contributing to the community through volunteer programs and philanthropy projects. 1992-93 brought the greek system to another level and the Black Greek Council became a member of the National PanHellenic Council; and the Continued Excellence and Oustanding Service and Philanthropy awards were received by the Panhellenic Council. Whether they were studying, playing, volunteering or partying, the greek system showed its pride at being on top. 200 Greeks Division Page (TOP) Chi Omega ' s new member class marching in the Hornecomming Parade. (ABOVE) Pikes " Wild Thing. " (LEFT) Sig Ep ' s and dates at Woodser 1993. (FAR Bottom) Alpha Gamma Rho ' s Homecom- ming Float. (FAR Middle) Pi Beta Phi ' s Ashley Chilcoat and Natalie Terhune before Preferentials. Greeks Division Page 201 In Loving Memory Jennifer Hines Jennifer Ann Hines graduated from Tampa ' s Chamberlain High School in 1989. At the University of Florida she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, and JV Cheerleading. She died on March 21, 1993 and was 21 years old. She will be missed and remembered. A Alpha Chi Omega Four sisters of Alpha Chi Omega. The sisters and pledges of Alpha Chi Omega 1992- 1993. Alpha Chi Omega was founded on 15, 1885 at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The Gamma Iota chapter at OF was founded on April 2, 1949. Their philanthropy is the Muscular Association, and they raise money through the Great Gator Bedrace. An fact is that Alberta and Baseball Al have been Alpha Chi ' s for the past three years. 202 Greeks Far left, ADPi ' s march in the homecoming parade. Left, ADPi ' s at a social with ATO called " I ' m glad I ' m not. " Chapter: Gamma Iota colors: azure blue and white motto: " We live for each other.” philanthropy: Ronald McDonald House ADPi ' s at 1992 Around the World. Alpha Epsilon Phi on chapter founding: Oct. 24, 1909 at Bar- nard College chartered at UF Oct. 24, 1948 members: 160 philanthropy: Children ' s Burn Center Greeks 203 Alpha Omicron Pi was founded in 1987 at Barnard College. The Gamma Chapter at the University of Florida was installed on Sept. 11, 1948 to continue a long tradition of excellence. One-hundred and twen- ty sisters actively participate in diverse areas on campus such as the Panhellenic system, Student numerous honoraries and in college organizations. The annual philanthropy is Sound off!, which raises money for limn pi national arthritis research. Soundoff! is a successful lip sync talent competition that has raised over $10,000 for arthritis research. AOPi has also consistently earned the " Blood Bucket " award from Civitan Blood Bank and has been for outstanding service to the community and Girl ' s Club of Alachua County by UF ' s Panhellenic. AOPi also has many socials and date funtions throughout the year and retreats. Alpha Left, the sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi. Below, AOPi service and penny voting. Alpha Xi Delta Alpha Xi was founded at Lombard College in 1893 and chartered at UF on May 16, 1981. Their chapter name is Zeta Omicron and their colors are double blue (light and light) and gold. Their symbol is the quill, and the mascot is the Bet-Xi-Bear. Their flower is the pink rose. Each year the Alpha Xi ' s participate in their philanthropy for respitory health. Their famous alumnae include Verna Kay Gibson, former president of " The Limited, " and Carol Lawrence of " General Hospital. " Left, Alpha Xi and Phi Tau team up to drive a float in the homecoming parade. Above, Alpha Xi ' s march in the parade. 204 Sororities Chi Omega omega Chi Omega, the largest Greek women ' s fraternity, was founded at the U. of Arkansas in 1895 and chartered at UF in 1948. The philanthropy of Eta Delta is the American Heart Association. Below, the Tri Delta ' s. Delta Delta Delta Bottom, the fall ' 92 pledge class. Delta Delta Delta was founded at Boston University in 1888. The Psi chapter was chartered in 1948, one of the first four chapters founded here. Their colors are silver, go ld and blue. Their Dolphin Daze, supports Stop! Children ' s Cancer. The Tri Delta ' s march in the homecoming parade. Sisters on a retreat. Sororities 205 Above, DG ' s in the Homecoming Parade and at the Hawaiian Luau, Right, DG ' s during fall rush. delta gamma Executive Board: President, April Vara; VP Chapter Programming, Bonny Potz; VP Pledge Ed., Heather Parker; VP Rush, Melissa VP Scholarship, Tara Whetsel; Panhellenic Delegate, Jennifer Moore; Recording Secretary, Heidi Billington; Treasurer, Dawn Piscitelli; House Manager, Dawn Alazraki. Chapter Programming Board: VP Social Heidi Kippenberger; Corresponding Allison Shapland; Rituals Chair, Jennifer Crane; Service Chair, Michelle Menendez; Chair, Emily Rahn; Anchora PR, Kathy Kovack; Activities Historian, Averil Lowe; Sponsorship Chair, Brooke Jones; Frat. Donna Giuliano; Alumnae Relations, Brown; Well-Aware Chair, Catherine Intramural Chair, Shannon McKnight. Delta Gamma aims to foster an in which women will develop a more profound understanding of the purpose of life. This purpose is accomplished through planned collegiate and alumnae programs. Their philanthropy is Sight Conservation and Aid to the blind, and they ' re involved in visual screening of elementary school students, Vocal Eyes Volunteers of UF and the Alachua County Girls Club. Anchor Splash, their philantrophy raised thousands of dollars during a fun day of pool contests. delta phi epsilon nickname: Deephers founded: New York University Law School, 1917 UF chatter: 1954 chapter name: Delta Kappa symbol: rainbow colors: purple and gold mascot: unicorn flower: purple iris philantropy: Cystic Fibrosis and Anorexiz Nervosa Left, sisters during Deepher Dude, their annual fundraiser for their philanthropy. Above, sisters at the 1993 Paddle Exchange. 206 Greeks delta sigma theta Delta Sigma Theta was chartered at UF in March of 1975 as the Lambda Psi chapter. Their colors are crimson and creme and flower the garden violet. Their local philanthropies include Habitat for Humanity, Community Toy Drive, Center for Excellence and S.P.A.R.C. On campus their activities include Hawaiian Luau, Mr. Magic Scholarship Pageant Most Wanted Man Award and Delta Week. They recieved the Outstanding Community Service Award in the fall of 1992 and won the Panhellenic Most Improved Sorority Award in the spring of 1993. Famous Deltas include the following: Barbara Jordan, Dr. Johnetta B. Cole, Camille Cosby, Mary McCloud Shirley Chisolm, Lena Horne, Winnie Mandela and Dr. Betty Shabazz. Kappa Alpha Theta was founded in 1870 at Asbury University and chartered at UF Oct. 15, 1961. symbol is the kite, and their are black and gold. Their charter name is Delta Theta. Their mascot is the cat, and flower is the pansy. Their philanthropy is the Guardian Ad Litem. Famous alumni include Amy Grant and Rue McClanahan. Kappa Alpha Theta was the first greek letter fraternity known among women. Above, bottom row, Michelle Beilsmith, Monica Hughes, Kirsten Linguist, Rosemary Rastom; back row, Christina Rai, Christina Cabrera, Stacey Kline and Julie Hogan. Right, Uyssa Fordin, Christina Cabrera, Karen Browner and Kristen Jonas during Grab-a-Date. Left to right, Alisa Zingale, Kristin Butler and Heather Lampinen during fall rush. alpha theta Theta Greeks 207 kappa delta kappa delta Jew Above, KD ' s march in the homecoming parade. Left, KD ' s at their house. Kappa Delta was founded at the State Female Normal School in Farmville, VA, now called Longwood College. The Beta Pi chapter at OF was chartered Sept. 11, 1948. There are 165 members who raise money each year to benefit the Lake Forest School Deaf Unit and the Nat ' l for the Prevention of Child Abuse. Above, KKG sisters. Right, KKG ' s march in the homecoming parade. Nat ' l founding: Monmouth College, Monmouth, Ill., Oct. 13, 1870 Chapter founding: March 4, 1978 Chapter name: Epsilon Phi Size: approx. 140 Philanthropy: Rehabilitative Activities: Kappa Carnival for Kids, Halloween and Easter Egg party for underpriviledged children 208 Greeks Amy C. Anderson, President; Dawn Besch, V.P.; Aimee Turner (S 93), Tanya Spann (F 93), New Member Educator; Jennifer Wheeler, Rush Chair; Raegan DeWitt, Member-at-Large; Danielle Pinney, Angela Garzia, Scribe; Rachel Sapala, Panhellenic Delegate; Ilene Plotkin, House Manager. Far right, Phi Sigma Sigma sisters at the 1992 Toga social with Sigma Nu. Left above, the sisters at pledges at Bid Day. Left below, Phi Sigma Sigma sisters at the Day Glow social with Sigma Alpha Mu. Above, two sisters. Phi Sigma Sigma was founded at Hunter College in 1913 and chartered at UF on April 1, 1989. The philanthropy of the Beta Psi chapter is the National Kidney And this sorority is the fastest national sorority. Famous alumni Sylvia Porter, financial analyst and author. Sigma Sigma Pi Beta Phi was founded on April 28, 1867 at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois. It was at UF in the fall of 1984. there are 140 members. Their colors are wine and silver blue, symbol is the arrow and flower is the wine carnation. This was the first organization for women founded as a national Their philanthropy is the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Below, four Pi Phi ' s at the new location of their new house. Bottom, Pi Phi ' s at homecoming. A NEW SORORITY HOUSE FOR FL. DELTA OF PI BETA PHI GAINESVILLE, SALLEY ASSOCIATES Pi Beta Phi Greeks 209 Sigma Gamma Rho Four members of Sigma Gamma Rho. Sigma Gamma Rho sorority was founded on November 12, 1922 at Butler University in Indianapois, Indiana. It began with the dream of seven young women who a need for greater service and through higher education. To attain this they formed a Greek-letter for teachers and educators. stability, purpose and self-respect set the level of scholastic expectancy for the chapters, members and pledges of this Collective striving for these qualities of character is necessary for good scholarship. Sigma Gamma Rho offers young people an identification with the community through activities like community service, leadership training and education of youth. Sigma ' s programs Project Reassurance — a community action, public service project in conjunction with the National Foundation March of Dimes. The project gives counseling and distributes educational to female and male teen-agers, their parents and grandparents; and Vocational Guidance and Workshop Center in New York which structures activities for youth which challenge their creative potential. Sigma Kappa Above, Sigma Kappas enjoy a Day Glo social with Phi Kappa Tau. Above left, Sigma Kappas together at the 1992 Bidday Social with Theta Chi. Below left, Sigma Kappas march in the homecoming parade. The Beta Tau chapter of Sigma has been at UF since 1949. Sigma Kappas are involved in almost every campus organization ranging from Florida Blue Key to being Alberta the Alligator. The sisters in Sigma Kappa find excellent leadership opportuni- ties, committment to academics, lasting friendships, personal growth and developm ent. Every year they raise money for their philanthropies: Alzheimer ' s Disease research, Gerontology, Maine Sea Coast Mission and the Earth. They have been presented the Dreyfus Award for the past three years in a row for raising over $10,000 each year. 210 Greeks zeta phi beta The sisters of Zeta Phi Beta. Founded at Howard University Jan. 16, 1920. First Black Sorority at the University of Florida chapter chartered in the spring semester of 1974. Presently there are 30 members. Present Basileus (President) Patrice Fletcher. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. strives to provide service at all times to the and community. Each member of Zeta has volunteered at least 5 hours with a total of at least 120 service hours per semester. Zeta has volun- teered for the American Cancer Big Brother Big Sister, Southeast Boys Girls Club, Tidy Baby Special Olympics, Project Black Scholars and Transfer Workshop. Zeta won Most Outstanding Service Organization in 1991 and Most Improved Black Greek Organization in 1991 and 1992. The Gamma Iota chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha was welcomed to the of Florida on April 2, 1949. there are 151 active members. This year, ZTA ' s philnathropy, " Zeta raised $5675 for the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. ZTA ' s most visible honor this year was the Fraternal Excellence Award. And the past two homecoming queens have both been Zeta ' s, Tara Taylor and ' 91 Monica Frakes. Zeta tau alpha Left, two Zeta ' s at the 1992 Line Dance Finals. Above, sisters at the 1992 Deck the Halls. Below, Zeta ' s and the pledge class march in the Homecoming parade. Right, Zeta ' s during the 1992 Fall Rush. Greeks 211 look Back at Greek Top to bottom, Delta Delta Delta ' s keep score for AEPi during Dolphin Daze. Delta Sigma Theta ' s perform their step show by Little Hall. Brothers from Pi Kappa Alpha and their dates enjoy the Christmas party. Delta Pi sisters host a Saturday Night Fever social with Kappa Alpha. The Kappa Kappa Gamma 1992 pledge class marches in the parade. 212 Greeks From top to bottom, AGR brothers " ride the bull " at their house. Kappa Alpha Psi brothers and friend at Turlington. Alpha Chi Omega sisters celebrate 1992 fall rush at their house. Tau Kappa Epsilon brothers perform at Gator Splash. Greeks 213 A Look Back at Greeks Above, Pi Kappa Alpha brothers stand in front of the Florida Blue Key float. Below left, Lambda Chi ' s build their homecoming float. Below right, Zeta sisters enjoy 1992 Swamp, a social with Delta Delta Delta, Pi Kappa Phi and Alpha Tau Omega. 214 Greeks Far left, Zeta Phi Beta sisters share a happy moment. Above, Delta Gamma sisters take a break during " Dunk a DeeGee " at Turlington. Left, Pi Kappa Phi brothers and Alpha Delta Pi ' s ride in the homecoming parade. Omega Psi Phi Delegate to National Pan-Hellenic — Johnny Bell Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on November 19, 1911 at Howard University in Washing- ton, D.C. It is one of the eight fraternities that make up the National PanHellenic Council. Greeks 215 AEPi was founded Nov. 7, 1913 at NYU and chartered at OF May 12, 1951. Their colors are blue and gold. They have 88 members and raise money for their philanthropy with Shower-a-thon. alpha Epsilon pi Above, brothers work on the homecoming float. Above right, the brothers enjoy " Big Brother Night. " Right, at Universal Studios. Far right, the brothers enjoy a day-glow social with AEPhi. Alpha gamma rho Gamma Rho The Alpha Gamma chapter was founded in 1925. Alpha Gamma Rho is the only social-professional fraternity on campus. Two brothers were recently elected to positions: Chris Thompkins to student body treasurer and Clay Martin the Newberry city commission during the fall 1992 semester. In the past Alpha Gamma Rho has retired the Greek Week trophy after winning a third year in a row and put into effect a new brotherhood program. The following brothers hold these positions: Nubls Ruler, Chad Johnson; Exec. Vice Nubls Ruler, B. Scott VNR Activities, David Blizzard; VNR Planning, Jeff Johnson; VNR Alumni Relations, B. Scott Stinnett; VNR Membership Development, Jeff Sumner; VNR Recruitment, Adam VNR of House Management, Steve Smith; VNR Scholarship, Doug Purvis; and VNR Finance, Paul Top, brothers and friends. Bottom, the brothers of AGR at their house. The brothers prepare the float. 216 Greeks Alpha Phi Alpha, the first inter- collegiate Greek-letter fraternity for black students, was organized at Cornell University in 1906. It was born to maintain close association and unity for members of this small minority group. The 7 founders laid goals for that espoused the of good ch aracter, sound fellowship and the uplifting of humanity. The fraternity has grown to include chapters in the US, Caribbean Islands, Africa, Asia and Europe. In 1945 they racially their membership. Far left, Alpha Phi Alpha brothers and friends. Above left, the members huddle. Below, the members perform The Set at Turlington. Left, Tony Morgen and his date at a banquet. ATO was the first fraternity to be founded at the University of Florida. Their 150 man brotherhood is extremely active in all aspects of the university. Last fall, ATO had the third highest grade point average among all the fraternities at UF. In the past five years this chapter has been awarded the Thomas Arkle Clark Award for the most chapter in the nation three times. Some of the distinguished University of Florida Alumni that are ATO brothers are the following: Lawton Chiles (current Governor), Steve Spurrier (UF Head Football Coach), Steven C. O ' Connell (former UF President and FL Sup. Ct. Just.), Steven Grimes (current FL. Sup. Ct. Just.), Spessard L. Holland (former US Senator), and Forrest Sawyer (ABC News Anchor.) The Alpha Tau Omega house. Greeks 217 Top, Betas and their dates at Woodser. Bottom, the at the semi-formal with Pi Beta Phi. Right, two at the 1993 Skates and Dates social with Alpha Pi. Beta theta pi Chapter name: Gamma Xi Chapter founding: 1930 Nat ' l founding: Aug. 8, 1839, Miami Ohio U. Size: 101 actives Colors: delicate shades of pink and blue Flower: rose In the past Betas have competed for the President ' s Cup. In the past 5 years they have won this twice, were runner ' s up once and had two top five finishes. The brothers rank 3rd of fraternities in GPA and are involved in many organizations. activities included raising for the Florida Sherriff ' s Youth Ranch, Habitat for Humanity and Civitan Blood Center. Their founder, John Reily Knox, said- , " What a few men united in object and effort will to do, can be done; and more than that, such associations teach us how far human friendships can carry us. " Chi chi phi Above, the brothers visit their house mom. Left, the brothers of Chi Phi. Chi Phi was founded Dec. 24, 1824 at Princeton and is the oldest of all social fraternities. During the Civil War, the brotherhood even eclipsed enemy lines, as wearing a brother ' s pin prevented one from harm from a fellow brother. UF ' s chapter, Theta Delta its tradition on truth, friend- ship and personal integrity.. 1993 marks this chapters 70th anniversary. 218 Greeks Founded: Oct. 13, 1890, Cornell U. Members: 125 Motto: " Delta Chi: The Brotherhood of a Lifetime. " Delta Chi Delta Chi ' s at the 1993 Gilligan ' s Island social with Phi Beta Phi. Founded: Dec. 21, 1865, Washington College, Lexington, VA Total Chap ters: 120 Total Initiates: 103,000 Nat ' l Office: Lexington, VA Philosophy: Excellence in All Things Inspiration: Robert E. Lee Motto: " Dieu et les Dames " Official Colors: crimson and old gold Kappa Alpha Above, KA brothers and guests celebrate Old South Week in the fort built outside the KA house. Right, KA brothers and guests outside the KA mansion. Greeks 219 Kappa Sigma nat ' l founding: 1911, Indiana University (chapter, 1972) philanthropy: Guide Right Program, Assault on Illiteracy Program, of World Conference of Mayors famous alumni: Arthur Ashe, Wilt Thomas Bradley Above, brothers spending time together. Kappa Sigma fraternity has over 200 homes on campuses nationwide, all sharing the spirit, meaning and symbol of their Order — the star and crescent. Since their founding in 1400 AD, they have continued in the " pursuit of excellence. " Right, brothers at the Medieval Banquet. Above, brothers together. Kappa 0 220 Greeks Lambda Chi Alpha Phi Beta Sigma Above and right, the brothers of Phi Beta Sigma. Left, a brother with friends. Above, Lambda Chi ' s build their homecoming float. Lambda Chi Alpha has over 200,000 initiates nationwide and a strong tradition of brotherhood for life. Their chapter took place in socials, intramural homecoming and famous alumni breakfasts before gator games. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded by A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F. Morse and Charles I. Borwn at Howard University in Washington D.C. on Jan. 9, 1914. This brotherhood has grown to chapters throughout the US and to Europe, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. The 1920 ' s were especially productive for this fraternity as they began publication of their official organ, " The Crescent, " established a scholarship fund. chartered its Distinguished Service Chapter and launched its first national servie initiative in the area of " Bigger and Better — all milestone ' s in the fraternity ' s history. The fraterntiy began as a service-oriented organization working to address the needs of the respective communities. Their ongoing efforts have made a mean- ingfull impact in the areas of education, business development, social justice and youth development. Divisions of the include: Phi Beta Sigma Educational Foundation, Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Housing Foundation, Inc. and others. Famous include Emmitt Smith. Greeks 221 phi Delta theta Nat ' l founding: 1848, Miami U. (chapter, 1925) Awards: Harvard Trophy, Outstanding Chapter, Buddy MacKay award Philanthropy: Alachua County Boy ' s Club Above, brothers and friends before a party. Top right, the Phi Delt house. Right, brothers and friend s. Phi Gamma Delta Nat ' l founding: 1848, Jefferson College (chapter, 1941) Size: 35 active members Philanthropy: Ronald McDonald House Nickname: FIJI 222 Greeks Phi Sigma Kappa The brothers display their charter. Exectutive Members: Kenna Scragg, Pres.; Matt Dinkel, VP, Todd Giguere, Treasurer; Matt Webster, Secre- tary. Phi Sigma Kappa was founded nationally on March 15, 1873 and chartered at UF very recently on April 3, 1993. The fraternity has 43 brothers, and their are silver and red. The weekend, a time all brothers will remember, was a cumulation of a 2- year journey for these men. The brothers received full initiation into the frat and topped off the weekend with a formal banquet. Brotherhood, scholarship and character is their motto. Above the brothers together and at Phi Kappa Tau WELCOMES Phi Tau was founded in 1906 at Miami University, Ohio and has 128 chapters nationwide. There are 100,000 initiates nationwide and prominent alumni include Malcolm Forbes, Paul Newman and Gen. Leonard Chapman. Their colors are harvard red and old gold. In the UF chapter, Alpha Eta, there are 100 members. At UF Phi Tau ' s have held such positions as homecoming general chairman, Florida Blue Key student body president and Gator Growl producer. They have also finished in the top three for the President ' s Cup in the past three years. This year they took 1st place in intramural basketball, volleyball and track; 2nd place in racquetball and swimming; 3rd place in soccer and golf; and finished 2nd for the President ' s Cup. They have also won " Overall Winner " for Delta Gamma ' s Splash 2 years in a row. Finally, they won the Most Improved Award (1992-93), among others. Greeks 223 Left, brothers pictured in front of their house. Above and below brothers together. Phi Kappa Phi has been active on campus since 1924 and currently has a brotherhood of over 130. They pride themselves on their diverse brotherhood and views this as a strength to their house. The fraternity has been active in local service projects as well as its national philanthropy. Last year, Pi Kapps donated more pints of blood than any other organization in Florida. Pi Kapps tutor children at the Alachua County Boy ' s Club and contribute to the Adopt-a-Highway Their national philanthropy is P.U.S.H. (People Understanding the Severely Handicapped) which they raised over $5,000 for last year. Pi Kapps have also retired the Presidents Cup for sports, won the McCarty Cup for community ser- vice nine of the past 10 years and the Buddy MacKay award for fraternal excellence numerous times. Fall ' 92 Officers Archon, Chris Ure; Vice Archon, Adam Mopsick; Randy Gregson; Warden, Dave DeSantis; Josh Levy; Chaplain, Yun Herh; Secretary, Jeff Social, Gary Civitella. Spring ' 93 Officers Archon, Blake Mason; Vice Archon, Greg Leventis; Treasurer, Gary Struick; Warden, Jeff Alexander; Historian, Dan Feigner; Chaplain, Dave Cohn; Secretary, Mike Welch; Social, Adam Scott. Kappa Alpha pi kappa phi Above, P ikes during the homecoming parade on their fire truck. Top right, brothers sharing a happy moment. Right, brothers in front of their house. The Alpha Eta chapter was founded in 1904 when the OF campus was still in Lake City. In 89 years, it has grown from a club of 12 to a brotherhood of over 2,000. It is currently one of the largest frats at OF with 138 active members. In 1992, Pikes were basketball and softball champions. Pi Kappa Phi 924 greeks Lambda Phi was founded at the University of Florida in 1925. More than 65 years later, their chapter had become a leading fraternity on In the last 6 years they have won the Fraternity Flag Football Championship as placed in the top 5 in the nation for the same sport. In 1990 they won the Governor ' s Cup for the highest academic average in 1990, the fourth time in 8 years. pi lambda phi Left, Pi Lambda Phi ' s and Pi Beta Phi ' s at the 1992 Heartbreaker Social. Above, Phi Lambda Phi brothers. alpha epsilon S Between the gawkiness of early adolescence and tau dignity of Mil manhood, we find a creature known as the SAE. He comes in assorted sizes, weights, and ages, but all seem to have the same creed: to delay doing class assignments and term papers; to anticipate forthcoming weekends; to engage In all night [bull sessions; to do the right thing at the wrong time and the wrong thing at the right time; to complain Incessantly; and to work together as brothers. The SAE is found everywhere -- on campus and off, on the floor, tables, op and down stairs, piling books here and there, at Joe ' s, C.J. ' s, or Daytona. An SAE is Truth with lipstick on his collar; Beauty adulterated only by a T-shirt and bermudas; Wisdom with a beer in his hand; Hope-for-the-future with a date on his arm. He is a composite — he has the energy of a pocketsize atomic bomb,the irresponsibility of an overnight guest; the lungs of a dictator, the enthusiasm of an evangelist, the ability of a taxpayer, the friendliness of a salesman ... He likes cars, girls, parties, Crescent Beach, the rack, and open-house. He ' s not much, for blind dates, final exams, honor court, getting up early, or the shaft. in the SAE house you will find a conglomeration n of all sorts of character . . . politicians, brains, goof-offs, athletes, ex-athletes, hell-raisers and he-men. Nobody gets as much fun out of a Joke or TV program. Nobody else can sleep as much, eat as much, drink as much, cram as much, date as much and enjoy life as much. Nobody else is quite so attractive or so unaware of it. Mothers love them, fathers finance them, other boys envy them, girls glorify them, Heaven protects them, and the rest are divided on the subject. The SAE is a musical creature. He can make your life miserable or elegant. He can be concerned or indifferent. He can make you laugh, he can be serious, or he can be irresponsible, but no matter what his moods, his intentions, or his actions, there is a spot in your heart from which he cannot be locked out. Greeks 225 Sigma Alpha Mu was founded on Nov. 26, 1909 and was founded at UF in 1985. This recently won the Buddy MacKay award for fraternal excellence, the Governer ' s cup and the IFC alumni relations award. " Sammy " ranks among the top in its ath- letic league as well as high GPA ' s among its brothers and pledges. This year the fraternity hosted parent ' s weekend, woodser, college weekend, Reggae Bash and Sammy Safari. The members also raised money for their philanthropy, " Bounce for Beats, " which gives proceeds to the American Heart Association. " Sammy " brothers and pledges and friends in front of their house. sigma alpha mu S1 m a chi sigma chi Above, members and friends. Far right, Sigma Chi ' s at Sunsplash. Right, Sigma Chi ' s at Biker Bash 1992. colors: blue and old gold chapter name: Gamma Theta nat ' l founding: June 28, 1935, Miami of Ohio philanthropy: Derby Days 226 Greeks Sigma Nu Above, Sigma Nu ' s build their homecoming float. Right, Sigma Nu ' s ride down their University Ave on their float. Since Sigma Nu was founded in 1869 at the Virginia Military they have grown into one of the top fraternities in the nation. The Epsilon Zeta chapter at UF was founded in 1920, and as o f spring 1993 they ahve initiated over 1840 people. Famous alumni include Jack Katz, Senator Bob former UF President Marshall Criser and major benefactor and baseball stadium founder Alfred McKethan. Sigma. Pi Sigma Pi was founded in 1897 in Vicennes, Indiana. The UF chapter was founded in 1984. Their is Multiple Sclerosis, and they have 22 active members. alumni include Wally Shirra. Greeks 227 Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded on Nov. 1, 1910 and chartered at UF on March 28, 1925. There are 185 members, and their colors are pur- ple and red. This year Sig Ep held their first annual underpriviledged children ' s bar-b-que in conjunction with Zeta Tau Alpha. The party was a success. Sixty children took part and went home with handfuls of prizes and great memories. sigma phi epsilon a 3 or Above left, Sig Ep ' s on a ski trip. Left, the brothers at the 1992 woodser. Above and right, the brothers and Delta Gamma members work on their homecoming float. Tau Tau Epsilon Phi TEP was established at UF on Feb. 25, 1925. It ' s found- ing chapter was at Columbia University. There are 150 ac- tive borthers. TEP brothers participate in academics, athletics, social functions and service In 1992, this fraternity was awarded the Governor ' s Cup for the highest GPA among fraternities. In 1993, 228 Greeks they finished top three. TEP ' s also hold the annual pledge flag football game called Nosebowl played against Pi Lambda Phi. This year ' s officers were the following: Chancellor, Craig Fagin; Executive Vice Chancellor, Eric Stone; Vice Chancellor, Noel Warshaw; Comptroller, Adi Rappapost. Above and left, brothers and their dates at their social, " Who Done It? " Bottom, TEP ' s at the 1992 Nosebowl. TKE was founded in 1899 at Wesleyan. The Gamma Theta chapter was chartered at UF in 1950. There are 30 active members. Their colors are cherry and grey, and their philanthropy is the Special TKE is one of the world ' s fraternities with chapters throughout the US and Canada. Last year they recieved the " Fraternal Award for New Member Education " and the " Buddy MacKay Award for Fraternal Excellence. " They also won the President ' s Cup Award for White League in 1992. Tau Kappa Tau Kappa Epsilon Far left, a brother paints " RUSH TKE " on the back of his head. Left, two brothers at the house. Theta chi 0 Nat ' l founding: April 10, 1856, U., Vermont Chapter founding: Sept. 29, 1916 Flower: red carnation Colors: military red and white Left, Theta Chi ' s at the " Cowgirls and Cowboys " with Kappa Kappa Gamma. Above, the brothers at the " Decline Trash Night " social with Phi Beta Phi. Right, the brothers at the " Swo rd and Serpent. " Greeks 229 seniors Four years ago these men and women entered U.F. on an academic journey. They tripped over the bricks at Turlington, carried maps across campus, and made their bit appearances at frat parties. They came on to campus and experienced the overwhelming size of the University of Florida. They came from high schools where they were the top of the heap, to college, where they were not only Freshman ranked below the Sophs, Juniors, and Seniors, there were also gradstudents of every kind. Now, four years later, they raise their head with pride. They survived every class, party, term paper, project, roommate financial crisis . . . with hard work and dedication. Now they find themselves freshmen once again. Some will be freshmen in the workforce, some in graduate school. Whereever they go, they will go with the pride of knowning that U.F. has prepared them for the very best future possible. Good luck to the class of ' 93! 5 - 335 3 230 Seniors Division Page Seniors Division Page 231 Maria Abdel-Khalik, Criminal; Lourdes Abella, Advertising; Aime Abendshien, Interior Design; Sandi Abrams, Recreation; Gregory Ackerman, Psychology. Lillian Acosta, Nutrition; Winifred Acosta, Crim. Justice; Susan Adams, Animal Science; Amalia Aguilar, Nursing; Glen Ahrens, Business. Nicole Aikens; Janelle Akel, Journalism; Christine Alden, Finance; Stephen Alexander, Engineering; William Alexander, Advertising. Aamir Ali, Business; Sonja Alker, Nursing; William Allen, Telecom.; David Allsopp, FRE; Michelle Alo, Accounting. Melissa Alonzo, Architecture; Manuel Alvarez, Aerospace Eng.; Veronica Alvarez, Public Relations; Daria Anderson, English; Jonathon Antevy, Architecture. Lori Arkin, Forestry; Reina Arlain, Telecom. 232 Seniors Brett Berlin, Advertising; Michael Bernstein, Marketing. Jonathon Arnold, Finance; Traci Arrigo, RCN; Angel Arroyo, Finance; Michael Ashton, Finance; Daryl Askeland, Finance. Melissa Aubin, Religion; Tami Augen, Comm. Studies; Chris Avey, AGR-ENH; Marc Azar, Accounting; Mathew Baker, Real Estate. Alyssa Baldry, Nursing; Robert Ballou, Political Science; Kristen Barnette, Nursing. James Barrios, History; Stacia Bartolomei, Nursing. Lisa Bass, Elem. Ed.; Jason Bazilian, German; Silvia Bearden, Spanish; Carinne Behar; Paula Beland, Nursing. Denise Bell, Advertising; Jayne Bellamy, Math; Carmen Beltran, Spanish; Scott Benson, Magazine; Laura Benton, Education. Seniors 233 Sarah Jane Betts, History; Mohammad Bhuiyan, FRE(Ph.D); Lisa Bigalbal, Nuclear Engineering; Tracey Biggers, Health Sciences; Rene Billing, Elem. Ed. Melanie Birken, Sociology; Barbara Blake; Wendi Blake, Criminology; Patricia Blase, Advertising; Robyn Blau, Advertising. Melanie Blount, Marketing; Sharon Bonaventure, Sports Admin.; Rafael Bonilla, Economics; Marc Borchardt, Nursing; Patrick Borden, Management. Yvette Boronat, Telecom.; Kathy Borowski, Criminology; Christina Borzych, Graphic Design; Roberto Bosquet, Advertising; Kim Bostick, Elem. Ed. Andrea Bowman, Finance; Melissa Bowman, Elem Ed.; Jennifer Boyd, Theatre; Daniel Brackett, NAT RES CONS; Tricia Bradley, Zoology. Darrin Brager, Zoology; Thomas Brandon, Advertising. 234 Seniors Julie Braswell, Criminal Jus tice; Karen Brewer, Counseling Rehabilitation; Stephen Britt, Finance; Melissa Broadman, History; Mindy Brostoff, Management. Erica Brown, Sociology; Erin Brown, Sociology; Jennifer Brown, English; Elain Bownell, Land Arch.; Michael Brunner, Finance. Amanda Bryan, Animal Sci; David Bryan, Microbiology; Kimberly Bryan, Finance; Jacqueline Bucci, Magazine; Stephen Buckner, Public Relations. Beth Bungay, Marketing; David Burdge, Land Survey; Matt Burklew, ENV ENG; Thomas Burns, AFA GRA; Michelle Burrows, Accounting. Horace Bush, Agri-Business; Errol Butcher, History; Leslie Butler, Recreation; Nathan Butler, Architecture; Richard Butler II. Katherine Byrd, Elem. Ed.; Mark Caffee, Business. Seniors 235 Terrence Cake, Engineering; William Callan, Telecom.; Catherine Callender, Elem. Ed.; Donna Cambria, Marketing; Kevin Cameron, Finance. Christopher Cannella, Accounting; Michelle Canner, Psychology; Gregory Carlton, Civil Eng.; Lisa Caro, Journalism; Shannon Carson, ESS Athletic Training. Estelle Carswell, Advertising; Christopher Carter, Sociology; Jason Cascone, Psychology; Giovanna Cataudella, Advertising; Kerry Cavin, Marketing. Brien Cecil, History; Lidia Cedeno, Spanish; David Chai, Finance; Pratap Challa, Medicine; Tara Chamberlain, Marketing. Sara Chapman, Animal Science; Anna Chen; Hui-Chien Chen, DIS; Lynn Chiavacci, Health Ed.; Martin Chiona, Agronomy. Teresita Chions, Engineering; Michael Chowaniec, Marketing. 236 Seniors Scott Christensen, Political Sci.; Wendy Chu, Finance; Vincent Ciccantelli, Sports Admin.; Dan Cimbaro, Medicine; Antonio Cisneros, Telecom. Angela Clem, Microbiology; Bruce Clements, Finance; Lisa Clontz, Nursing; Christy Coe, Management; Leslie Cogan, Political Sci. Angela Cogburn, E. Engineering; Richard Cohn, Accounting; Nicole Colbert, Psychology; Dawn Cole, Elem. Ed.; Brent Collins, Computer Sci. David Comite, Accounting; Suzanne Connors, Journalism; Sandra Conrad, FSHN; Heather Cook, Public Relations; John Cooney, Real Estate. Eric Cooper, CEN; Christopher Corripio, Nutrition Diet.; Alex Chris Costopoulos; Bennett Courey, Political Sci.; Claudia Craven, Horitculture. Maluwa Crawford, Chemical Eng.; Michael Crawford, Architecture. Seniors 237 Sylvia Crawford, Chem. Eng.; Rachel Crowley, Ind. Eng.; Hector Cura; Aprile Cushon, FRE; Toni-Lynn D ' Andrea, Psychology. Andushirvan Dadgar, Nuclear Eng.; Tresha Daise, Journalism; Gwen Dallas, Finance; Nancy Dame, Criminal Justice; Amelyn David, Finance. Lisa Davis, Theater; Sharon Davis, Elem. Ed.; Stacy Davis, Advertising; Kaaren Davoli, Interior Design; Marcelo Journalism. Kritin Dejoris, Psychology; Ellisica Deloach, FRE; Shirley Delva, Psychology; Nadine Demarco, English; Ronald Denis, Accouting. Kelly Des Rochers, Anthropology; Malcolm Desai, Business; Nikki Desposito, Advertising; Lesley Deutsch, Public Relations; Eric Dietrich, Criminology. Sean Dillon, Building Construction; Marlie Dodd, Marketing. 238 Seniors Cathy Doe, Journalism; Jennifer Dorris, Psychology; Cherry Douglas, Animal Science; Brian Drutman, Zoology; Robert Dudley, Psychology. Patricia Duffy, Amer. Studies; Michelle Dunlap, Psychology; Nancy Dupont, Nursing; Srikanth Duriseri; Joseph Dyals, Art Ed. Robert Dykes, Finance; Chevenry Eachus, Finance; Niel Ebuen, Engineering; Catherine Edwards, Telecom.; Julie Edwards, Psychology. JoAnn Elie, Nursing; Dawn Elliot, Chem. Eng.; Todd Elliot, Telecom.; Nicole Eskin, Nursing. Karen Etz, Exercise and Sports Sci; Thomas Eugene, Psychology; Birte Eynck, ISE; Linda Fallon, Forestry; Petermax Fallon, BCN. Todd Farmer, Economics; Janty Fauzi, ISE. Seniors 239 Wahjuni Fauzie, Accouting; Melanie Feltzin, Criminology; Francine Ferguson, Graphic Design; Jeff Ferrer, Finance; Paul Fetter, BCN. Karen Fisher, Education; Gregory Forte, Advertising; David Foster, English; Sandra Fougnie, Architecture; Cynthia Fox, Special Ed. Elizabeth Fox, Corn. Sci. and Dis.; John Fox, Finance; Christine Franceis, Nursing; Virna Franco; Kenneth Frantz, Accounting. Peter Frey, Advertising; Janice Freyler, Advertising; Eric Friedman, Advertising; John Gallagher, Management; Suhasini Ganta, Botany. Hildelisa Garcia, Dietetics; Andrew Garnett, Economics; Kimberly Garson, Telecom.; Charles Gartman, Finance; Rosemary Geier, Finance. Linda Genovese, Elem. Ed.; Jeremy Gerson, Advertising. 240 Seniors Kimberly Gerths, FRE; Tara Gervino, English; Lara Getzinger, Nursing; Stephen Ghezzi, Political Sci.;Carey Gifford, Advertising. Jessie Filley, Public Relations; Toni Gilliam, Criminology; Aimee Giro, Education; Michael Giulianti, Telecom.; Howard Glass, Psychology. John Goede, Economics; Kenneth Goff, Accounting; Jennifer Goldberg, Political Sci.; Jami Goldfarb, Public Relations; Jessica Goldman, Psychology. Darren Goldstein, Management; Robert Goldstein, Occupational Therapy; LeAnn Golemo, Psychology; Leslie Gomberg, Management; Deborah Gonzalez, Telecom. Edmundo Gonzalez; Francisco Gonzalez, Chemistry; Julio Gonzalez, Mech. Eng.; Manuel Gonzalez, Psychology; Tammy Goodwin, HSED. Jonathon Gordon, Political Sci.; Debra Gorey, Education. Seniors 241 Kristie Goss, Psychology; Russ Grabski, Advertising; Ronda Grantham, Public Relations; Mary Lynn Graysom, Political Science; Melissa Green, Microbiology Valerie Green, Comm Studies; David Greene, Mech Eng; Ross Greenberg, Accounting; Beth Greenfield, Marketing; Charlotte Greenman, Speech Pathology Latrisia Gregg, Health Science Ed; Pamela Greider, Marketing; Jonica Grey, Management; Conner Griffin, Music; Robin Gromley, Public Relations Alison Grooms, Sociology; Pamela Gropper, Management; Daniel Gruskin, Zoology; Denise Guevara, Dietetics; Kristina Gula, Public Relations Adam Gutman, Political Science; Niklas Gyllo, Marketing; Cynthia Hagglund, Math; Michael Haight, Elec Eng; Jeff Halley, CEN Geoffrey Halsema, Advertising; Harris Hamid, Engineering. 242 Seniors Jeffrey Harrington, History; Pamela Ann Harris, Management; Rebecca Harris, ANT; Revecca Harrison, Physical Therapy; Stanley Harrison, Agr. Business Brady Hart, Accounting; Winsome Hatton, English; Mathew Hauser, English; Rudy Hayasi, Elec Eng; William Hefley, Accounting Regina Held, Marketing; Kristin Helgeson, Therapeutic Rec; Stuart Henderson, Japanese; Cindy Herbert, Public Relations; Claudia Hernandez, Advertising Elisa Herrera, ISE; Jason Hersh, Psychology; Jeff Hertz, Marketing; Julie Higgins, Psychology; Karen Higgins, Education Genene Hirschhorn, Journalism; Eric Hodge, Geography; Tim Hodges, Telecomm; Cheryl Hoffman, Business; Leslie Hoffman, Accounting Joanna Hofle, Geology; Christine Hoh, Psychology. Seniors 243 Loren Hokanson, Criminology; William Hokanson; Christy Holkomb, Education; Angie Holcombe, Mathematics; Bryan Hollander, Exer Sprt Sci Thomas Hope, Graphic Design; Lisa Hopp, English; Jennie Howard; Scott Howard; Erinn Hudson, English Darcy Huguenin, Education; Richard Hujber, Political Sci; Damon Hurlburt, Political Sci; Joe Hurt, Engineering; Patricia Hurtado De Mendo, Telecomm Benton Hutchens, Exe Sprt Sci; Trang Huynh, Nursi ng; Debra Hyatt, Zoology; Dorothy Iffrig, Economics; Brenda Ingram, History Jennifer Isbell, Spanish; Jeffrey Jacobs, Journalism; Sandy Jacobs, Psychology; Jacqueline Jardim, Finance; Paul Jardon, Accounting Latasha Jenkins, Management; Leonard Johnson III. 244 Seniors Lynda Johnson, Management; Michelle Johnson, Nursing; Susan Johnson, Phychology; Toby Johnson, Animal Science; Cecelia Jones, Telcom; Danette Jones, Public Relations; Jennifer Kahle, Accounting; Joshua Kapinos, Nutrition; Jennifer Karniewicz, Journalism; Steven Karpel, Finance; Pamela Kasyan, Education; Lynn Katzler, Criminology; Stephen Kaufman, Economics; Stephanie Kaye, Recreation; Margaret Keating, Graphic Design; Valerie Kelly, Nursing; Veronica Kelly, Telecom; Brad Kelsky, English; Robert Kenyon, Political Science; Samir Keshwani; Elizabeth Kidder, Sociology; Trina King, English; M. Chris Kisslan, Agriculture; Gene Kleid, Political Science; Judith Knight, Nutrition; Junichi Kobayashi, Business; Stacey Koch, Political Science. Academics 245 David Kochman, English; Emily Kong, Finance; Barbara Kranz, Comm Disorders; James Krashin, Occup therapy; Mara Krause, Political Science Kenneth Kravic, Telecomm; Jennifer Kring, Dietetics; Lavanya Krishna, Advertising; Brian Kubas, Finance; Theresa Kucik, Public Relations Tajai Kuhn, Political Science; Yushi Kuroda, Accounting; James Kushner, Public Relations; Ada Lai, Chemical Eng; Hong Loan Lam, Management Christa Lampley, Public Relations; Luis Landivar, Accounting; Lori Lang, Economics; Steven Lang, Finance; Scott Langendorfer, Sociology Brett Larison, Finance; Terry Latham, Journalism; Mathew Lawless, Japanese; Mark Leaning, Graphic Design; Rodger Lechner, Advertising Angel Lee, Chemistry; Hun Ju Lee, Chemistry 246 Seniors Delphine Legrand, Recreation; Jennifer Leiter, Psychology; Ernesto Leon, Elec Engineering; Geanne Leslie, Education; John Leto, Marketing Siupo Leung, Accounting; Joesph Levy, Finance; Karen Levy, Finance; Damian Lew, Chem Engineering; Aurora Leyva, Psychology Chun-Nan Lin, Zoology; Lina Lin; Tracy Lipman, Speech Comm; Francis Lira, Finance; Elizabeth Little, Animal Science Cary Liu, Building Construction; Jack Livingston, Political Science; Jon Livingston, Landscape Arch; Maria Lopez, Elem Ed; Denise Lowe, Special Ed Elizabeth Lubin, Criminology; Kevin Luck, Management; Jennifer Luke, Speech Comm; Tricia Lundie, Telecommunications; Jenny Lyhne-Neilsen, German Elizabeth Lyle, Sociology; Tammy Lyons, Engineering. 247 Seniors Dawn Mackland, Chem Engineering; Francesca Magnavita, Elec Engineering; Sara Mahoney, IDS; David Maingot, Economics; Rosamarie Malnati, Zoology Wendi Malphurs, Zoology; Scott Manas, Elem Ed; Seth Mandelbaum, Environ Engineering; Cristina Manwaring, English; Catherine Manzano, Botany; Patrick Marchant, Elec Engineering; Stacy Marmarosh, Elem Ed; Kevin Marrion, Zoology; Joanna Marsh, Special Ed; Reb ecca Martinez, Psychology Melissa Marvan, Finance; Thomas Mason, English; Sharron Massey, Zoology; Leigh Ann Masters, Psychology; Steven Matoren, Telecommunications Nathaly Mau-Asam, Advertising; Joelle Mazimilien, Telecommunications; Brian McAuley, Political Sci; Laura McCartney, Sociology; Kelly McConnell, Marketing Karrie McFadden, Audiology; Jonda McNair, Education. 248 Seniors Michael McNair, Management; Rodrigo Melendez, Finace; Michael Melfi, Marketing; Michael Melhado; Marve Ann Mendoza, Economics Tanya Mihelich, Finance; Kara Miles, Speech Pathology; Kristin Miles, Finance; Aelina Milhomme, Business; Michael Milner, AC Economics Robert Minahan, Economics; Gerardo Molina, Russian; Gean Luis Monfraix, Zoology; Brian Montgomery, Food Res Econ; Lisa Moore, Accounting Mollie Moore, Sociology; Erika Moorman, Advertising; Orestes Mora, Economics; Grant Moorehead, Accounting; Roy Morgan, Criminal Justice Anne Morris, Marketing; Suzanne Morrissee, Mathematics; April Morrow, Health Ed; Arthur Mountcastle, Political Science; Jennifer Mujat, Architecture Mathew Mulder, Fine Arts; Mark Mulligan, Geology Seniors 249 Diana Murphy, Exer Sport Sci; Michael Murray, Zoology; Jennifer Myers, Business Administration; Leslie Myers, Accounting; Ami Nieberger, History Adam Neidenberg, Marketing; Jill Nelson, Sociology; Sandra Nerger, Elem Ed; Timothy Newberg, ME; Paul Newman, Psychology; Elena Ng, FRE; Nancy Ng, Nutrition; Anne Nicholas, Nursing; Michelle Nikolai, Political Science; Ross Noble, Psychology; Kelly Nolan, Special Ed; Nicole Nolan, Business; Kimberly Norris, Management; Carey North, Finance; Kenneth Nothstein, Zoology Brook Nutter, Journalism; Daniel O ' Connell, Journalism; Holly O ' Donal, Health Ed; Debrianna Obara, Journalism; Victor Olaniel, Telecommunications Allison Olive, Finance; Raymond Olson, Accounting. 250 Seniors Azmi Omar, Aerospace Eng; Felicia Oneal, Management; Hooi Ooi, Accounting; Joshua Oretsky, Communications; Nicole Orgera, Psychology Jenifyr Osborne, Advertising; Eric Ostarly, Finance; Allison Ostfeld, Psychology; Tony Otero, Accounting; Hicham Ouhirra, Horticulture David Owen, Management; Claude Owens, Frence; Kara Ozeki, Speech Pathology; Wendy Paananen, English; Carrie Packwood, Advertising Ann-Marie Pankowski, Journalism; Stephen Pappachen, IDS; Edward Parker, Economics; Laura Parsons; Bharat Patel, Political Science Stuart Pauley, Comp Sci Eng; Martha Pavloff, Zoology; Robert Peacock, Environmental Eng; Eric Peburn, Accounting; Karen Peck, Speech Pathology Vonda Peeples, Occupational Therapy; Lorraine Pennea, Animal Science. Seniors 251 Olga Penten, Management; Jose Peralta, Marketing; Angela Perdue, Engineering; Serena Perryman, Industrial Eng; Melissa Pfau, Speech Pathology Michelle Philipsek, Math; Meredith Phillips, Telcommunications; Rebeka Plemmons, Speech Pathology; Edward Polden, Telecommunications; Adam Pollack, Political Science Rhonda Porter, Telecom; Michael Presta, Marketing; Felix Pryor, Zoology; Karen Rabin, Vet Medicine; Wendy Raizen, Business; Curtis Rasfeld, Neurobiology; Owen Reagan, Civil Eng; Roxann Reid, FRE; Gregory Register, Design; Carol Reynolds, Animal Science Ken Rickert, Finance; Juan Riera, History; Trisha Ritchie, Advertising; Dinah Rivas, Advertising; Melanie Robbins, Telecom Lanette Roberson, Ex Sport Sci; Tracey Roberts, Education. 252 Seniors Stephanie Robertson, Nursing; Laura Rodic, Telecomm; Gonzalo Rodriguez, Finance; Regina Rodriguez, Psychology; Javier Rodriguez Talbot, Economics Rachel Roffman, Political Sci; Sara Rogers, German; Laurie Rosen, Education; Linda Ross, Telecomm; Mark Ross, Political Sci Michael Rothstein, Management; David Rubury, Physics; Eric Rudich, Psychology; Walter Ruiz, Advertising; Ashley Russom, Education Shannon Sabback, History; Farshid Safi, Mathematics; Anthony Salliotte, Accounting; Eric Samuel, MicroBiology; Liana Sanchez, MicroBiology Eric Sande, Finance; Thomas Sanders, Marketing; Yukiko Sakai, Political Sci; Rudy Santacroce; Stacy Scaglione, Management Deana Schade, Advertising; Yael Schapiro, Psychology Seniors 253 Elizabeth Schepis, English; Brian Schlossberg, Accounting; Steven Schreck, Microbiology; Jennifer Schultz, German; Mathew Schvimmer, Finance Jason Schwartz, Advertising; Lisa Scott, Journalism; Jacqueline Sear, Economics; Karen Sedar, Speech Pathology; Richard Seigler, Zoology Tomomi Seki, Finance; Kathleen Senobe, AG; Utami Setaiwan, Marketing; Denise Seymour, Audiology; JoEllen Shackleton, Speech Pathology David Shafer, Finance; Eric Sharpe, Marketing; Ellen Sheldon, Finance; Beth Ann Shepherd, Journalism; Mark Sherman, Psychology Albert Silva, Finance; Todd Silverman, Public Rel; Scott Silverstein, Comm; Wilmot Simmons, FRE; Stacy Simpson, Education Lydia Sims, Journalism; Joyce Slaton, Journalism 254 Seniors Jennifer Slone, Political Sci; Christine Small, Sociology; Anne Smith; Brian Smith, Political Sci; Don Smith, Animal Sci Dearta Smith, Co mm; Elainia Smith, Public Rel; Erin Smith; Julia Smith, Public Rel; Lisa Smith, Exe Sci Sarah Smith, Education; Sheri Smith, Finance; Benjamin Snyder, Finance; Reann Soodeen, Chemical Eng; Joanna Sozio, Elem Ed; Sonya Speights, Journalism; Michelle Spellberg, Speech Comm; Denise Spiegelman, Psychology; Roberto Stadthagen, Eng; Ronald Stana, Comp Sci Eng Kimberly Stein, Management; Eric Steinberg, Telecomm; Latanya Stephens, Health Sci Ed; Nancy Stephens, Music; Alexandria Stewart, Food Sci Melanie Strauss, Parks Tourism; Juliete Stroud, Psychology Seniors 255 Cristina Sueiras, Advertising; Steven Swantek, Mech Engineering; Gregory Tait, Political Sci; Adam Tannenbaum, Political Science; Jodi Tapper, Management Deana Tassi, Rehab Service; Thomas Tate, Elec Engineering; Antonio Tavares, Elec Engineering; Michel Tavares, Elec Engineering; Tara Taylor, ISE; William Taylor, Finance; Lisa Thieman, Criminal Justice; Riley Theisen, English; Alicia Thomas, Mech Eng; Kelly Thomas, Telecom; Nannette Thomas, Psychology; Heather Thompson, Elem Ed; John Thompson, Environ Econ; Sean Thompson, History; Tareaz Thompson, Advertising Bunny Thomson, Recreation; Christopher Tice, Telecom; Laura Till, Education; Kelly Tin, Finance; Keith Tkach, Management; Tricia Tornabene, Zoology; Regina Torres, Math Statistics. 256 Seniors Danial Touhy, Sociology; Julie Townsend, Sociology; Hisio Toyama, Business; Peggy Trapp, Comm Studies; Jose Triana, Microbiology Julie Trippodo, Zoology; Rebecca Tromberg, Sociology; Kun-Lin Tsai, Elec Eng; Andrea Tucek, Math; Kristi Tucker, Special Ed; Jennifer Twardowski, Microbiology; Edward Valliere, Engineering; Romont ey Vann, Mech Eng; Angela Verdecchia, Advertising; Kim Vitelli, Special Ed; Michelle Vogel, Business; Lorraine Volkers, Architecture; Aldith Waite, Nursing; Katherine Waldrip, History; Ryan Wallace, Public Relations Leslie Warner, Public Relations; Michael Washington, Ind Eng; Beth Washofsky, Management; Reiko Watanabe, Business; Deborah Watkins, Speech Pathology Elgin Watts, Sociology; Tracy Weaver, Advertising. Seniors 257 Michael Weeks, Management; Joanne Weinhardt, Nursing; Jodi Weinstein, Elem Ed; Susanne Weinstein, Psychology; Sherri Weisberg, Management; Sean Wellington, Political Science; Canadeth Wells, Finance; Rick Wells; Tina West, Journalism; Edward Whittingslow, Microbiology; Damon Weiner, Political Science; William Wigutow, Jewish Studies; Gregory Wikan, Building Construction; Laura Wilder, English; Laura Wilkes, Education; Troy Willey, Finance; Cheryl Williams, Architecture; Rachel Williams, Speech Pathology; Ty Williamson, Management; Kimberly Wilson, Advertising; Rhonda Wilson, Public Relations; Peter Winkler, History; Jeff Winn, Management; Lisa Winn, Elem Ed; Benjamen Winter, Political Science; Peter Wolfe, History; Che Wong, Elec Engineering. 258 Seniors Yoke Wong, CIS; Kelley Wood, Political Science; Leah Wooten, Advertising; Cynthia Wright, Classics; Edward Wright; Wendy Wunsh, English; James Yacks, CIS; Robert Yahney, Political Science; Daniel Yarosh, Geography; Aline Yee, Therapeutic Rec Jingxin Yong, Finance; Devin Young, Building Construction; Rose Young, Psychology; Theresa Young, Finance; Traci Young, Mech Engineering Lisa Zebrick, Public Relations; Gina Zima, Psychology; Theodore Zogakis, Electrical Eng; Andrew Gotfried, Finance; Jorge Ardila, Elec Engineering. Seniors 259 PARENT ADS . • • . Special Messages to our Grads MAX " CHIP " A. HOLCHER Chip — All the family in Naples and North Carolina are so very proud of your graduating and the effort put into activities at the University of Florida, easpecially G ator Growl. Having the degree will mean more and more to you as life goes on. We love you and hope the very best in post-graduate life! Mom, Dad, Beth and Mary Heather and all the others. JENNIFER GOLDBERG Jennie — You are and always have been such a joy in our lives. You have matured into a loving, caring, beautiful young lady. We are so very proud of you scholastically, and look forward to you continued success in your chosen profession. We both love you very much, now and forever, Mom and Dad. TRICIA L. MEISNER Tricia Leigh — You had a dream and it is coming true! We are so proud of you. Congratulations on your graduation and your acceptance into Law School. God Bless You. Love Mom and Dad. JESSICA R. LaPALME Jessica — You have made us so proud over the years, follow your dreams, reach for the stars and may God always guide you and protect you. We love you very much, Dad and Mom. ALENA MARIA CARLTON Maria — Celebrate yourself for who you are and who you are becoming as we celebrate you with complete love. Mom and Dad. ANN ELISE Ann Elise — CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRADUATION! You have truly " lived in interesting times " these past four years; but your strength of character, your loving heart, and you perseverance have seen you through. May all you days be filled with an abun- dance of great love, joy, peace, and success! We are all so very proud of you You are the sunshine of our lives! Love Dad, Mom Mike 264 Parent Ads ORESTES ROBERT MELANIE BLOUNT Melanie -- Congratulations on your We are very proud of you and your many accomplish ments. We wish you and success for your future. You ' re the best! Love Mom, Dad Byron To Our Wonderful Son — We are so very proud of your accomplishments. We are thankful to the Lord for you. You have brought joy into our lives and have made us feel very special. Many are the beautiful moments we have spent together. Keep being yourself. Stand for youf beleifs. Always trust the Lord. We wish you the best and we are very excited about your future. We love you, Mom Dad, brothers, sisters and abuela. MARK MULLIGAN Dear Mark — " TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE. AND IF IT MUST FOLLOW, AS THE NIGHT THE DAY, THOU CANST NOT THEN BE FALSE TO ANY MAN. " Remember to " Get Down " but always Stay Up! Olympic Trial Simmer and a — WOW — !!!! Be true to yourself and God. God Bless! Love and Pride, Mother, Dad and Dana Heather ANGELA BANE Angie — Congratulations! You made it through! Good luck in grad school! You ' ll be a great teacher and a wonderful role model for your students. Love Mom, Dad and Chris LORI ARKIN Dear Lori — After four long years the day you have been working so fard for is here — GRADUATION! On days like today it isn ' t easy for parents to say all that is in their hearts, but we want you to know how much we love you and how proud we are of you as a graduate and as a person. We knew you could do it!! Congratulation and love, Mom Dad. TONY OTERO Tony—CONGRATULATIONS!!!! This is the beginning of your professional life. We will always love you and " stand by you. " Mom and Dad, May 1993. Parent Ads 265 MICHAEL PRESTA JR. Michael — God blessed us the day you were born. You were beautiful. We remember your first smile and the first time you said Mom and Dad. We remember your first day of school and watching your baseball card grow. We remember the wonderful days at the beach and the family camping trips. We remember all your soccer games and the joy watching you play. We your first day of College and the at home with you away. You continued to success and bring joy and hapiness to our hearts. We are so proud of you and love you so much. JANICE C. FREYLER Janice Christine (Jan, Jan) YOU did it and we are extremely proud! Hats off to you!! At every obstacle, you bounced back with determination, and a smile. Bring that attitude with you through life and you will reach unbelievable heights. Our wishes for success and happiness go with you always. Love Mom Dad. Mom and Dad. CATHERINE CALLENDER Catherine — Congratulations! We are all very proud of you. Even though you have another year at Florida, getting the is a Tremendous Achievement. WELL DONE (as usual). Love, M, D, W, Grossomoto, Grandma, The Woo Poo and Patches STACEY C. JACKSON Stacey — YOU DID IT KID! YOU DID IT! We are all very proud of you and your accomplishments! " The best is yet to come " Until next time Love Forever, Mom Dad Corrie LAURA FRANCES BENTON Laura — You are beautiful in so many ways. We are all very proud, and wish you happiness and success throughout the years ahead. 4-3-4 Dad and Lura. ALEX COSTOPOULOS The family of Alex Costopoulos coveys to the entire seniot 1993 class and faculty of the University of Florida; we are proud of you, as we are of Alex. God Bless you all. Chris, Maria, and Harriet Costopoulos 266 Parent Ads ELAINE BROWNELL Elaine — The long wait and struggle of this part of your life is over. You have overcome many trials and tribulations and we are proud of you. Now you are about to begin a new and different era of your life. It will have its trials and tribulations too, but you will overcome those also. Please know that we will be here for you as long as we can. You have our endearing best wishes and always our love, NICOLE TERRIA AIKENS Nicole Terria — You have accomplished another milestone; may you continue with as you enter graduate school. We love you and we are so happy for you. Mother, Daddy, Brothers and Sister. Mom and Dad. JAMES S. MOZINGO Jim — You persevered and worked hard; and we smile proudly at your results — finishing with Honors and Heather, too — We love you, our son and friend. Mo, Ma, CJ and Toby. DARRIN BRACER Darrin — Our feelings of joy and excitement are only surpassed by how proud we are of you. May you find success and happiness in all you endeavor. Love Mom, Dad Ali BRAIN T. KRUSE Brian — your hard work, dedication and to achieve your goals have yielded great dividends. What you have achieved in academic, and spriritual growth these last four years has been exceptional. We are all extremely proud of you and of your accomplishments. Best of luck in school. Mom, Dad and Jeff. 267 this book was partially funded by student government We ' d like to thank SG for their support and commitment to a quality yearbook for the University of Florida. The Yearbook is an agency of Student Government° Special_ Thanks to Harriette Peeples everyone at sports info Herb and the avf people 268 SENI PORTRAITS FOR 1993 TOWER WERE TAKEN BY: carl wolf studios THIS IS THE THIRD YEAR WE USED CARL WOLF STUDIOS, AND EVERY YEAR WE HAVE BEEN PLEASED WITH THEIR SERVICE AND QUALITY OF PRODUCT WE sTRoNGLy RECOMMEND CMG WOLF FOR ALL SCHOOL AND COLLEGE YEARBOOKS THE 1993 TOWER YEARBOOK WAS PARTIALLY FUNDED 13Y STUDENT GOVERNMENT. THE YEARBOOK STAFF WOULD LIKE TO THANK STUDENT GOVERNMENT FOR ITS SUPPORT. THE TOWER IS AN AGENCY OF STUDENT GOVERNMENT. YEARBOOK CONTENT IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE TOWER STAFF. CONTENT DOESN ' T REFLECT THE VIEWS, OPINIONS, OR APPROVAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, 5.G., OR THE STUDENT BODY IN GENERAL. 270 1 Closing, word From The Well, I find myself here at the keyboard once again, looking for the appropriate words to summarize another year of recording the history of the University of Florida. And, as usual I ' m writing this much later than I anticipated at the beginning of the year. This book, as our patient customers already know, is late again. But I hope none-the-less it will still be a valuable record of your time at U.F. This is my fourth yearbook. I started building in the Fall of 1989 with a 100 page " magazine " yearbook, hoping to build a tradition of large, colorful yearbooks at the University of Florida. There was a yearbook here from 1910-1974. But the yearbook closed from 1974-1983. In 1983 it emerged again, but ran into financial trouble in 1988 and 1989. When I got here the last remaining staff member was ready to close the book again. With the help of five dedicated people, I kept things going in 1989 and 1990. In 1991 we finally did a book to be proud of and the staff numbers increased to 10-15. The 1992 and this 1993 Tower are the product of a few dedicated student historians and journalists, not just the editor. Without their help none of these books would have been possible. I don ' t know that this book is the best of the four I have had the pleasure of being editor for, at least as far as content goes. Once again we ran into the familiar problem of a lack of time, materials, computers, money, etc. We did our very best to feature every and get as much as possible crammed into the book as possible. I am especially unsatisfied with the sports section. There are so many sports going on at UF, it is difficult to have enough people time to cover it all. I ' m afraid this year -we have once again neglected to properly feature all the teams of UF, all of whom deserve recognition herein. Our promise is to try harder, as they always do for the pride of the school. I would like to recognize and thank the most important member of my staff: the assistant editor was MONICA CURRY who single handedly managed the staff and oversaw production of this book. Her help allowed a 1993 Tower to be published at all. Also deserving of special recognition is our photo editor ED COMETZ who has been on staff longer than I have and whose dedication to providing us with quality photography also made this book possible. Other invaluable staff are recognized individually in their sections. Thank you all! Good luck to the Tower and its future staff. I hope you continue the tradition of recording the proud history of the University of Florida. 271 The 1993 TOWER YEARBOOK is the 11th edition of the official yearbook of the University of Florida. It was printed using offset lithography by Josten ' s American Yearbook Company in Clarksville, TN. The 272 page book has a trim size of 9 x12, printed on 100 pound gloss finish paper. The copy print style varies by section according to the taste of the section editor. Senior portraits were taken by Carl Wolf Studios. 1-800-969-1338. The four advertising pages were done by Collegiate Concepts Inc of Atlanta, GA, and was completed quickly and professionally on short notice. Our thanks to them! The TOWER YEARBOOK is published each year by a volunteer student staff. It is an agency of Student Government who provides the yearbook with 1 4 of its budget and an office. The yearbook is not a publication of the College of Journalism Communications. Additional copies or information can be obtained by contacting the yearbook at: Tower Yearbook, Box 64, 305 Reitz Union, Gainesville, FL 32612. 272

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