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We Inform. You Decide. VOLUME 105 ISSUE 82 THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Todayvisit www.alligator.org page 8 NEW YORK A former porn actress who exchanged emails and messages over Twitter with Rep. Anthony Weiner said Wednesday that he asked her to lie about their interactions, while a growing chorus of lawmakers pressed for his resignation as the scandal enveloping the congressman enters its third week. Weiner has told friends he wanted to speak with his pregnant wife, Huma Abedin, before deciding whether to resign. She returned to Washington early Wednesday from a trip to Africa with her boss, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Nightclub dancer Ginger Lee is the latest in a series of women who said they received sexually charged messages from the seven-term congressman. The scandal began when Weiner posted a picture of his underwear-clad crotch on Twitter, then lied about it and said his account was hacked. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSPorn actress claims Weiner asked her to lie about conversations The No. 2 national seed Gators left Gainesville on Wednesday to trek back to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Florida opens with Texas on Saturday at 7 p.m. on ESPN. See Story, Page 18.Thunder storms 95/73FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 THE AVENUE 8 CLASSIFIEDS 12 CROSSWORD 17 SPORTS 18 Ashley Lombardo / AlligatorSummer SizzleAndrew Brestel and Kelsey Black take a dip in the Canopy Apartment Villas pool to get away from record-breaking temperature of 102 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday. See story, page 4. THE DECISION WAS MADE BY THE FRANCHISE AND GATOR DINING SERVICES.By JUDEEN MOLYNEAUXAlligator Contributing Writer Tacos on campus will soon be much harder to come by. Today at 8 p.m., Taco Bell will close its location at the Reitz Mike Mironack, the Unions director of operations, said the decision was made between the Taco Bell franchise and Gator why. The manager of Taco Bell was also not allowed to say why the restaurant was closing; she could only say it would not be around for Summer B. Calls and emails to Gator Dining were not immediately returned. The loss of the campus Taco Bell means students will not be able to get a meal on campus for less than $1. Whether it was a Cheese Roll-Up for 89 cents or a Beefy 5-Layer Burrito for 99 cents, Taco Bell has always been a cheap alternative for students on a budget. The cheapest meal available in the Reitz Union will now be a slice of cheese pizza from Papa Johns for $2.50. The Reitz Union has no current plans for a new business to move into the Taco Bell space, Mironack said. We are not 100 percent sure how we are going to use the space at this point, Mironack said. Graduate student Andrew Stewart said he eats at Taco Bell Taco Bell to close its doorsON CAMPUSBy CALLI BREILAlligator Contributing Writer Despite ongoing budget concerns across UF, the amount of parking citations issued on campus has decreased. Scott Fox, director of Transportation and Parking Services, describes the department as more like a business than a department of the university, because it creates its own revenue and does not receive revenue from the state, university or student tuition. Its revenue depends on decal cial events, meter parking and other sources. This past year the net decrease of the departments revenue was has cut some of it expenses by deferring some non-essential projects, such as bus shelter construction. They have also decreased staff, eliminating four employees by any personnel. even in a tough budget climate, he said. Fox said the expenses for the ine the electric bill we pay to light 13 garages 24/7, he said. spend $60,000 to add more ener be spending more than $1 million to maintain the structural integrity of said 13 garages, protecting the $50 million dollar asset. prices by 6 percent in the coming year, an increase that would allow ion of about $45,877, just 0.39 per cent of the departments budget. expected the revenue to increase to $1.95 million, but instead it fell to $1.4 million. We are writing fewer tickets than ever before, Fox said. He said a couple of years 100,000 tickets. This past year it wrote about 79,000 tickets, of which 5,000 were dismissed after being appealed. More than 18,000 tickets were that does not include many students who didnt bother with the appeals process. He explained that when an apCourt, a group of unpaid student volunteers, reviews it. He also spoke about the second level of the appeal process, where one can appeal his or her ticket to a council of faculty members to try to protest their denied appeal. Sometimes we make a mistake, Fox said. takes photos to have evidence to the reason of the citation. when cars are towed. Fox said the photos help provide accuracy during the appeals process. More than 6 percent of parking citations are dismissed. I think you get a pretty fair judgment, Fox said.UF parking services rolling with budget punches SEE TACO, PA GE 5 people, even in a tough budget climate.Scott Fox director of transportation & parking Student Lif e

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News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 105 ISSUE 82 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration director to address Gulf cleanup Friday, 10 a.m. Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center, UF Law campus John H. Hankinson Jr., executive director of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which is preparing recommendations to restore the Gulf Coast areas damaged by the 2010 oil spill, will speak at the UF Levin College of Law on June 17. Hankinsons visit, which is open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Center for Governmental Responsibility at UF Law and the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering in UFs College of Engineering. Parking restrictions have been lifted at the law school in the green commuter lot for the event. Gainesville Roller Rebels Roller Derby Game Saturday, 9 p.m. Skate Station Funworks 1311 NW 76th Blvd. The Gainesville Roller Rebels womens flat track roller derby team plays Jacksonvilles TriCounty Rolling Militia this Saturday. Doors open at 8:15 p.m. and the bout begins at 9 p.m. at Skate Station Funworks. As part of the leagues pledge to give back to the community, the LifeSouth Blood Mobile opens at 6 p.m. The first 10 on-site donors get into the bout free. Tickets are $8 in advance from Skate Station, Sweet Dreams Ice Cream or brownpapertickets.com; $12 at the door; and 12-and-under are always free. For more event details, visit gainesvillerollerrebels.com. NATIONALOregon man who quit college in 1932 graduates at 99 BEND, Ore. An Oregon man who dropped out of college just short of graduation in 1932 has earned his degree at age 99. KTVZ-TV in Bend reports that Leo Plass, of Redmond, received his diploma a few days ago from Eastern Oregon University in La Grande. Plass says he was less than one semester away from graduating Bonnaroo. Saturday kicked off with Big Boi and Lil Wayne laying down early morning sets inexplicably overlapping shortly after Ar the takeover continued with Wiz Khalifa on the big stage during a hot afternoon set before Eminem destroyed his Bonnaroo debut. The event is known more for urban cool, but Jay-Z turned in one of the most memorable sets in the festivals 10-year history in 2010, and expectations were high for Saturdays takeover the most concentrated collection of star MCs at Bonnaroo. The day was full of odd juxtapositions. Khalifa dropped his hit Black & Yellow while just a few hundred yards away Mumford & Sons tore through a set of over a nearby fence and from atop ATMs. Later in the evening, a redition of Neil Youngs Keep on Rockin in the Free World. Eminem was in top form, fast and angry as he stalked the stage black T-shirt. He thanked his fans for standing by him before launching into Not Afraid. Bonnaroos crowd may be a hippie enclave, but you wouldnt have known it Saturday night as most fans rapped right along with Eminem, brightened the sky with lighters to the Slim Shady and Royce Da 5s Lighters and played along to a naughty calland-response before Love the Way You Lie. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS from what was then called Eastern Oregon Normal School and starting a career as a teacher. But Plass says it was the Depression, and a teaching salary of $80 a month wouldnt cut it. So when a friend offered him a a month, Plass says he couldnt pass it up. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Byrd rescues young hawk PORTLAND, Ore. Its the kind of story that creates its own headline Byrd Rescues Hawk. Oregons KGW-TV reports that Portland Police Bureau of spotted a young red-tailed hawk standing outside a downtown hair salon on Tuesday. The raptor chick appeared to be injured, so Byrd grabbed some towels and a box from a nearby hotel and took the hawk to a veterinary hospital. The bird was later taken to the Audubon Society, which says the hawk probably fell from a nest near the KGW Audubon Raptor Cam. The remote camera records the activity of a raptor family and is shown on a website that has become popular. One of the three chicks sustained a leg injury last week. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSEminem takes the big stage as rap rules Bonnaroo MANCHESTER, Tenn. After a little more than an hour of a hard-as-nails set that had the bikini-clad rumps shaking at Bonnaroo, Eminem thanked the crowd and left the stage. Nearly 80,000 fans chanted Shady! Shady! Shady! in a utes until hip hops angry king returned to the stage for a triumphant encore of Lose Yourself, capping the day rap took over MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THUNDER STORMS 97/73 SUNNY 97/73 THUNDER STORMS 97/74 THUNDER STORMS 98/74 THUNDER STORMS 95/73

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By DEVANEY VAZQUEZAlligator Contributing Writer Jennifer Aldrich and Jon MacAllister say the Internet helped them start a promising relationship. It also helped them start a promising business. Midnight Cookies is a delivery service that delivers freshly baked, made-to-order cookies, straight from the oven to your door step, the website says. The small business is located inside of California Chicken Grill at 2022 SW 34th St., but Midnight Cookies is an entirely separate business with different staff and drivers. Its niche delivery market mainly targets college students. It also gets a lot of walk-in business from California Chicken Grill customers who notice the desk in the back cor ner. We get a lot of the late-night, drunk crowd who just want desserts and dont want to drive yet, Aldrich said. The two owners work 40 to 80 hours a week, stay open seven days a week and have a nocturnal working schedule. For the small shops summer schedule, business opens every day at 7 p.m. and closes at 1:30 a.m Monday through Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, the business closes at 2 a.m. and 1 a.m on Sundays. Cookies are $1.29 each and a minimum of six must be ordered for delivery. After tax is added, the minimum price for delivery is $8 and there is a $1 charge for orders under $12. The business has earned itself some loyal fans. The amazing thing about this business is that every time they deliver, the cookies are still warm, Cynthia Rodriguez said. Its as if I had taken them out of the oven myself. But who am I kidding? I cant bake that good. Rodriguez, an undergraduate biology major at UF, likes almost every status update and comment on the Midnight Cookies fan page on Facebook. She describes herself as daring and said she loves to try all the new crazy cookies they have. Midnight Cookies is proud of their crazy creations. Their newest creation is the maple-bacon cookie, Aldrich said. The idea was inspired by the Dennys bacon sundae, she said. This cookie business had unusual beginnings. The two met on the website OKCupid, where Aldrich took interest in MacAllisters roles in high school musicals. MacAllister was a full-time student at UF before being academically dismissed and transferring to Santa Fe College. He worked 40 to 60 hours a week at California Chicken Grill. During this time, Aldrich made the move to Gainesville to be with him. because she didnt know anyone, so she turned to baking. MacAllister, the creative one of the two, would put new ingredients in his wifes recipes. Some crushed-up Oreo cookies later, the famous cookies-and-cream cookie was born. and is close to celebrating its one-year anniversary. 4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011Max Reed / Alligator StaffJennifer Aldrich, owner of Midnight Cookies, poses with a Cookie Monster mascot and an assortment of gourmet cookies at 2022 SW 34th St. Wednesday night. LOCALFor those with late-night munchies, cookie service offers cure By ESTEE BECKAlligator Writer County Commissioner Rodney Long, who announced his retirement in an email Monday morning, said he will continue to serve the Gainesville and Alachua County community from his private sector. Its time to leave while Im at the top of my game, said Long, as he chronicled his 22ment speech Wednesday morning to a crowd of almost 80. He reminisced about his career milestones including founding the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida, serving as president of the Florida Association of Counties and spear heading the Plan East Gainesville project. He also joked about his pitfalls, remember after his 1988 election. You wanted to be a trail blazer, Long recalled, so, blaze the trail. Smiles, nods and laughs in the audience followed each of Longs statements. Tears McGraw, a professional and personal friend of Longs. The timing is perfect, she said of Longs decision to retire. McGraw said Long played a large role in her life as a mentor, guiding her professional career, and that hes left an even bigger impact on the community. Long said his community involvement wont stop. He has plans to continue projects in his areas of concern, such as developing and improving east Gainesville, reducing poverty and homelessness and providing education for at-risk youth. It was 1988 when Longs career as a public was re-elected in 1991, and after much concommissioner later that year. the Alachua County Commission, making him Gainesville City Commission and the Alachua County Board of Commissioners. Long also announced in his retirement email that state Rep. Charles S. Chuck Chestnut IV, DGainesville, will seek Longs District 5 seat on the County Commission. I believe that he could actually be an individual who could hit the ground running, Long said. Its time to pass the torch.After 22 years in public service, Long says its time to hang it up State representative to run for his county seat Its time to leave while Im at the top of my game.Rodney Long County Commissioner THE TEMPERATURE HIT 102 By MARIA CASTILLO Alligator Contributing Writer Reaching 102 degrees Fahrenheit, temper atures in Gainesville broke a record that has stood since 1977. Peter Wolf, a spokesman for the National Weather Service in Jacksonville, said Gainesville reached a high of 99 degrees Tuesday. By Wednesday at 4 p.m., it hit the record high. Typically, July and August are the most common months for record-breaking numbers, Wolf said. Records are about a 100, 102, he said, so it can get this hot, but [its] a bit unusual this early. The temperatures will cool down slightly over the weekend, he said. The highest recorded temperature for Gainesville was 103 degrees in August 1915. With such hot temperatures, exercising and spending time outdoors could lead to dehydration if people dont take precautions. Shannon Kirkpatrick, health promotion specialist at GatorWell Health Services, said people should drink about eights cups of water a day to maintain healthy and hydrated during the summer heat. Some signs of mild dehydration are thirst, fatigue and loss of appetite. Drinking water could aid these symptoms, Kirkpatrick said, but for a person who has been exercising outdoors, sport energy drinks like Gatorade work best. For Gainesville, the heat is onBy DANIELA GUZMANAlligator Contributing Writer ing a new program, called Creative B, which is an effort to refresh UF campus life from June 27 to Aug 5. Proposed in 2010, the program is a collaboration of the Colleges of Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Journalism and Communications, and Engineering. Other campus agencies, like Student Affairs and the Smathers Libraries, are joining in an effort to boost campus creativity. Live performances and unique academic opportunities will also be part of the program. We are hoping that momentum car ries through to the fall and spring, said Andy Howard, manager of marketing and alumni affairs at the College of Fine Arts. At its core, Creative B is a promotional effort as opposed to a curriculum track. The program is designed to encour age students to enroll in courses bridging the gap between left and right brain activity. Classes such as Local Acts: Performance and Engagement, in which students watch acts all over the city of Gainesville. Another feature of the Creative B program is the Swamp Dance Fest, which is putting Gainesville on the cultural map, according to Neta Pulvermacher, a UF dance professor. She directs this semester-long workshop, which is open to both beginners and expert ballerinas.Campus program to debut in Summer B On Campu s

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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 5 Max Reed / Alligator Staff Ellie Allen, from the College of William & Mary, and Kara Naseef, from American University, study Swahili outside of the Reitz Union Taco Bell on Wednesday night. The Reitz Union currently has no plans for the spacefrequently. Stewart likes the convenience of having one in Reitz Union as opposed to taking the hike down University Avenue to get his favorite item, the Crunchwrap Surpreme. He has watched the inexpensive food options slowly vanish from UFs campus. I used to go to Wendys, and that closed down too, he said. Theres not really anymore cheap food around here now. Janelle Guzman, a UF wildlife ecology junior, said she doesnt eat much at Taco Bell but was surprised to hear that it was closing. I never thought Id see the day, she said. Its been there ever since Ive been to UF, so I never really thought it would close. gineering student, was also shocked to hear that Taco Bell would no longer be a part of campus life. Its really surprising, he said. On my way to the bus stop, its usually packed, especially around lunch time. Peterside said he ate there because of the cheap food. If something more expensive goes there, Ill be sad, he said. TACO, from page 1 By ESTEE BECK Alligator Writer Faculty, staff and students at UF are being reminded by the university to monitor their social media activity at work, school and home. man Resources released a document Monday outlining federal, state and university regulations relevant to social media use. Social media includes Facebook, Twitter, blogs, YouTube, Flickr, text messages and other, less popular platforms, according to the document, which has been more than one year in the making. If the use of social media outside of work represents an individual as a member of the university community, the guidelines apply. If social media are used to share opinions and activities unassociated with the university, such conditions must be clearly indicated. Janine Sikes, director of UF public affairs, said the initial concern was the accidental release of patient information or student and applicant records via social media, which would violate both legal and ethical standards. She said the human resources department pooled together existing regulations into one docues social media use. Essentially, its a reminder of best practices, Sikes said. This is what we expect. If any guidelines are violated, no further repercussions will be carried out other than those that already exist under federal, state or university regulation. Norman Lewis, a professor for the College of Journalism and Communications, is a social media user. He has a Twitter account, a blog and a personal website. Though he says he always views himself as a representative of his employer, a protection of the boundaries between personal and public life is important. Social media is a means to an end, not an end in itself, Lewis said. University makes changes to social media policyHuman Resources released the document On Campu s Its been there ever since Ive been to UF, so I never really thought it would close.Janelle Guzman UF Junior

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The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one letter-sized page). They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458.6, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011Opinions Reader response Vote or post a message at www.alligator.orgColumnALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinionEditorial C.J. Pruner EDITOR Joey Flechas Josh Isom MANAGING EDITORSTodays question: Would you American politics? 123 TOTAL VOTES69% YES 31% NOTuesdays question: Are you glad the Miami Heat did not win the Turn the pageWith every passing day, it becomes clearer that nothing will stop the Republican Party from living up to Jack Kennedys circus elephant characterization. On the national level, a clown car full of jokers, white sepulchers and those named Michele Bachmann continue to wallow in their own intellectual feces. Here in the Sunshine State, we have a criminal-inchief and a herd of minions who are hell-bent in starving our state into a privatized penal colony. You would think Alachua County, given its reputation as a protector of hippies, godless commies and those who have an independent thought, couldnt possibly pull off the Horrid Trinity. But glory be to our lord and savior Ronald Reagan, Stafford Jones and the Alachua County Republican Party have pulled off the Triple Crown as they have invited Ted Nugent to bestow local insight into the political process at a party event scheduled to take place in the fall. For those of you playing the home game, this is the same Ted Nugent who politely suggested that Hillary Clinton, whom he eloquently referred to as a worthless bitch, ride a machine gun into the sunset like a pony. Arent you excited to hear Motor City Madman will bestow on our bastion of teabagger intellectuals. No? Neither are we. In the words of a great conservative philosopher, its time to for Ted and Republicans to turn the page. (Editors Note: You may cut our funding and our rights, but you will never cut our right to make corny classic rock puns!) Tip of the capFor those about to leave us, we salute you What a six weeks its been. For most students, Summer A is a time to get caught up on a few classes, earn a little coin on the side or its just a little pocket of time used to delay the responsibilities of the grown-up world (if only there was a plethora of jobs with 3-hour workdays that required copious amounts of boozing in between damn you, recession!) has come to take the world by the testicles and drag it down a trail of awesome. For others, this is where the fun ends, and the journey to the parents couch begins. Whether youre a redshirt super-senior or a clueless freshman who still has no idea what the hell is going on (trust us, neither do we), we appreciate you and what you contribute to our university. It may sound hokey, but yall are the reason we go to To those leaving: Thanks for making our university a great institution. Though the economic tides are rough and the opportunities may not seem as prevalent as they once were, you are fully capable of doing great things. For those remaining: In a little over a week, this campus many of whom were the best and the brightest in high school, are about to get smacked by reality HARD. While it may be fun to sit back and laugh as Darwinism takes its course, remember the unhealthy amount of awkwardness and nervousness dent. If you see them with a map looking lost, help them out and show them the ropes. Who knows, they may be the next Student Body president or the next editor-in-chief of this paper. When in Rome, screw up as they doWeve been told that history repeats itself. We study history to learn from humanitys past. We try to build on its triumphs and never repeat its failures. Many empires have had their time in the sun: the Egyptians, Mongols, Chinese, British, Incas and the list goes on. For the United States, the most relevant history to study comes from Rome. The parallels between our country and Rome are striking, from the very beginning to our current predicament. Both were grounded in agrarianism in their respective infancies. Both governments were based on mixed constitutions, a blend of democracy, aristocracy and monarchy. We Superbus. Both lands expanded greatly in a short amount of time, but more importantly, both were not initially hellbent on empire building. Eventually both were pulled onto the international stage ing Carthage, and a sleepy United States rose to eminence following World War I. Afterward, both used their militar ies to forge an empire. Rome grew to engulf the rim of the practically everywhere. Ultimately, Rome began to deteriorate. Roman writers criticized their societys moral decay, reminding me of a modern conservative critique of our society. Emperors even enacted legislation to regulate morality. This should ring a bell! Think about Republican stances on abor tion, gay marriage and prayer in school. The Roman populace became enamored with bread and circuses. Emperors viewed games at the coliseum, and the daily bread was doled as a way to prevent the poor from revolting. Is this analogous to us? Are we content when glued to American Idol or the Super Bowl? According to ABC News, a record number of Americans received food stamps this year. Moreover, the ruling class of Rome became fat and rich at the expense of their people. They began to live opulent lives. Ring another bell? According to Fox News, the number of government limos has almost tripled since 2000. Decadence? Absolutely. Late Rome also experienced economic troubles. Upper-class Romans hoarded their money, tightening the money supply and choking the economy. Compare that to American businesses currently sitting on trillions of dollars and not investing. Consistent trade Lastly, Rome was overextended militarily before its coldefend its borders was herculean. Similarly, we spend about as much as the rest of the world combined on our military, budget. The parallels between late Rome and current America are poignant, especially because they are so glaring yet nobody cares. We must stop sitting around. Edward Murrow said, A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves. ing him or her. Attend a political protest to make your voice heard. Vote for common-sense, honest candidates. Write for a newspaper about your passions. You could even do someeither try to be the positive change or wait for it to come knocking on our doors. The themes of Romes decline are also evident in the decline of other empires. If we dont want the sun to set on us, we ought to make some adjustments. Realize these similarithat it may once again be morning in America. Chris Ceresa is a chemistry sophomore. His column appears on Thursdays. Chris Ceresaletters@alligator.org

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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7 Im about to begin a journey into a jungle. This isnt your typical jungle. Here, habitats range from indeterminate bars to packed apartments. Sustenance is in the form of ethanol. The male animals are characterized by Polos, reversed hats and the use of the word bro. Its dangerous out here, so I need a companion. Will you join me? Yes? Then lets commence our journey through the cultural mecca known as Gainesville. First stop: midtown. No, today isnt New Years Eve; this is the ordinary drunken hysteria of this locale. Yes, that guy is throwing up. Those dolled-up patrons on the sidewalk ahead? should enter Standard Bar A, Standard Bar B or Standard Bar C. Second stop: downtown. The corner liquor store is attracting a lot of business. Yes, that guy is also throwing up. Wow, he looks bad. It must be his birthday. Actually, lets stop here. Weve seen enough. Youre disappointed, you say? Well, weve seen the best Gainesville has to offer at least of whats outwardly presented. What more do you want? If youd like, we can go to the Hippodrome State Theatre and watch Suds in the company of middle-aged women. No? Well, then our journey is complete. Thank you for the company, my new friend. Its been fun. Wait, I know what youre thinking: Surely Gainesville has more to offer. We are surrounded by Floridas young intelligentsia some of the brightest young minds in the world. Surely there is more to this city? There has to be! Ah, I expected nothing less from you, an astute, educated reader. BYoure right. Gainesville is a typical college town in that it has exceeding potential and promise. It can offer so much. And it does to an extent. I say to an extent because although much of this potential is realized, it is covertly veiled by the trademarked, attention-grabbing antics that SEC schools are known for. It is not all fun and games or sometimes it is. Impressionable, new undergraduates play the hands theyre dealt and use UF for its intrinsic purpose: to party, drink and do the bare But if we look past this facile perception of our diverse community and look deeper, we can see that something beautiful is hidden. We see smart, motivated people pursuing meaningful ambitions. Less exposed are the thespians in the community who put on moving plays after weeks of grueling practice, the scientists and the individuals involved in countless organizations. Less exposed are the diverse, unique stories and inspiring, boundless goals of the 50,000-plus students in this seemingly one-dimensional town. There are incredible people waiting to be met and waiting to meet you. If you want to see more, if you want to do more, if you want to live more reach out to someone. So long for now, my friend. I look forward to seeing you in the jungle. Abdul Zalikha is an microbiology junior at UF. His column appears on Thursdays.Yes, besides boozing, theres actually more to our townColumn Abdul Zalikhaletters@alligator.org Our tuition is about to increase again. Our university is facing a budget crisis again. And the Board of Trustees has approved yet another policy that will make UF less accessible to working students. At the June 10 Trustees meeting, every member of the board voted to increase student tuition by 15 percent in the coming year. Facing an economic crisis with no end in sight and a slew of attacks on education coming from all sides, students are beginning to ucation in Florida is a multi-front battle. Second, we cant count on anyone but ourselves In the past legislative session, the rightwing state legislature and our extremist Gov. Rick Scott decided to balance the state budget on the backs of students and faculty. Just a month later, the Trustees and Student Body President Ben Meyers agreed to throw on a bit more weight by voting to increase student tuition by 15 percent. Tuesdays issue of the Alligator featured an article covering the 15 percent tuition increase, an opinion piece written by President Meyers explaining his vote in favor of increased tuition and an editorial defending tuition hikes. It wasnt the presentation of the arguments that bothered me, especially since Ive been on the receiving end of one-sided news coverage before. Instead, I was disturbed that neither of the two largest representatives of the Student Body the student newspaper and the Student Body President were willing to stand up to this new wave of attacks on public education. Students need to come to terms with the fact that our list of allies has grown tremendously short in the last few months. Most of our representatives in Tallahassee are more than willing to put us on the chopping block Student Body President, buckled under the pressure of President Bernie Machen and Provost Joe Glover and voted in favor of this recent 15 percent tuition hike. And even our student newspaper opted against standing with the Student Body against tuition increases and instead threw its support behind the boards plan. Unquestionably, our university faces a looming budget crisis brought on by Gov. Scott, but it begs the question as to why we have a university president who worked on Gov. Scotts Economic Development Transition Team. Undoubtedly, we have to tighten our belts in this economic crisis, but I doubt anyone on the board has considered starting with the UF Presidents Mansion on University Avenue not used as a home or the $1.1 billion UF endowment, which increased by 9.3 percent in 2010. President Meyers is absolutely correct in pledging his continued opposition to block tuition, but we should resolutely condemn his decision to support a tuition increase more than block tuition. Whether its Rick Scotts chopping block or the administrations guillotine, students are alIm tired of kneeling. Our representatives, even with their loud voices, wont stand up for us. We cant afford to wait on them to change their minds.The state legislature cut Bright Futures Scholarship awards by 20 percent per student, meaning even fewer students will have the opportunity to attend UF in the future. When education is under attack, the back. As one of 10 students protesting, President Machen and President Meyers can shut their doors, close their window blinds and drown out our cries with a little soft music. But as a mass student body, we can organize our selves, march to Tigert Hall, and demand that when we go to balance the budget, we should always chop from the top. Whether its more budget cuts coming from Tallahassee in January 2012, the administrations block tuition plans, or the 15 percent tuition hike, we can defeat any and all attacks on public education by standing together. Dave Schneider is political science and history senior and a former candidate for Student Body President.UF trustees, Alligator made the wrong call on tuition hikeGuest columnDave SchneiderSpeaking Out

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theAvenue thursday, june 16, 2011 INSIDE: PG 9: Check out the highlight of our Man Issue A Day In The Life Of A Bro. Also, Andy Maroons movie column ventures into the manliest movies of all time. PG 10: Need some tips to start that workout regimen youve been putting off for so long? Check out our article on the right ways to bulk up. Also, Carter Lyles Tech Effect column delves into portable X-ray technology. PG 11: Editor-In-Chief CJ Pruner takes you into his own manworld with his column about professional wrestling. NEXT WEEK: The Avenue takes a break next week, but be sure to pick up our next issue on June 30 for a profile on Gainesville-based Zombie Vinyl. MANLY RECIPE: Courtesy of Epic Food Time, we bring you the recipe for their Fast Food Lasagna. If you try this at home, you might not be a man you might just be asking for a death sentence. 15 McDonalds Big Macs 15 Wendys Baconators 15 other fast food burg ers (they used A&W burg ers but we dont have those in Gainesville!) orders of onion rings 1 liter of Big Mac special sauce Strips and strips and strips of bacon Lots and lots of shredded cheese We would write out exactly how the Epic Food Time guys organized their lasagna, but we feel its irrelevant. Just stack burg ers, bacon and cheese to your hearts desire. Cook until you feel like its done, then eat with a pillow nearby for your coma. Local eating challenges test men of all sizesBy BENJAMIN BRASCH avenue contributing writer Eating is one of the most basic functions of the human body. Proving how superior you are is one of the most basic functions of a man. The sweet spot that lies in the middle is, of course, eating challenges. Challenging a man at eating, something he was programmed to do, seems silly. But its when that man is on his quarter pound of stomach-pulver izing meat or a bite of searing spices measuring in at one million Scoville heat units that the challenge starts to take a toll. Many restaurants offer challenges that shake the foundations of eating and reshape the principles of what it means to be a man. Those who fall leave many heads shaking in disappointment, but those who bask in the warm light of gorged victory are truly champions among men. Luckily for all of Gainesvilles manly citizens, plenty of local establishments have eating challenges to make anyone falter. El Cinco Loco The owners at 101 Cantina, 1632 W. University Ave., were redoing their menu and saw an oppor tunity for a bright shining star of pure burrito glory. lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and your choice of beef, pork or chicken. If someone is brash enough to take on the challenge, they must complete the quest in one hour without the familiar comfort of a bathroom. Only three out of the 30 people who have tried the monstrous meal have managed to vanquish it. lenge was 17 minutes, and he weighed in at only 150 pounds. really is, said Adam Culpepper, manager at 101 Cantina. Culpepper said the key to while still keeping the price at $25 is a lot of rice, which also picture on 101Cantina.com, and a $50 gift card to the restaurant. Ghost Chile Pepper Dawg in the form of a hot dog. After seeing ghost pepowner of Gator Dawgs and creator of the most diabolical hot dog in Gainesville, decided to bring some into his kitchen. The challenge at Gator Dawgs, 1023 W. University Ave., mandates that the competitor ingest a hot dog covered with a sauce made from ghost peppers, three chicken strips and one bowl of nachos. One drop of the ghost pepper extract used to make the sauce measures in at one million Scoville heat units. intestine will melt. Britt said the burn people feel normally lasts about 20 minutes after ingestion. While in the kitchen one day, Britts son accidentally got some of the extract on his shirt and within two days found the color of his clothing eaten away by the suicidal sauce. The extract is used as the base for a tear gas in India, Britt said. On the bottle containing the not inebriated or otherwise not of a sound mind, and I am fully able to make a sound decision about the purchase of this product. lenge have their photographs on the walls of Gator Dawgs. Those who have fallen victim to the chal-Max Reed / Alligator Staff Among the manliest of activities is eating. Based on the popular TV show Man vs. Food, the above car toon depicts a pro wrestler ready to take on a burrito-man. Mans time-honored battle against food has been well documented, and in todays Man Issue of The Avenue, were proud to present our own guide to the man issue see FOOD, page 10

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Fight Club Fight Club bleeds testosterone with every frame. equivalent of the psychosomatic nature of man. Explosions? Check. Car Crashes? Check. A man shooting himself through his cheek? Check. take away from the original story, but author Chuck PalahniManliest Moment: When Edward Norton punches Jarod Le tos face into oblivion.RudyThere are three times in a mans life when it is acceptable to cry: the birth of his child, a UF loss to FSU and the end of Rudy. While it doesnt have the standard formula of explo sions, boobs and more explosions, it does have the next manliest thing: personal triumph through sport, in this case football. with your lady friends unless you want them to know you actually have those things called feelings. Manliest Moment : Rudy! Rudy! Rudy!Bad Boys II quel stronger than the original. Bad Boys II is an exception to that rule. The Michael Bay-directed thriller boasts all of his trade marks. Youve got your ridiculous car chases, excessive explosions and plenty of unnecessary destruction. Pile on the comedic partnership of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence and set In my opinion, Bad Boys II is one of the most underrated actionManliest Moment: When Reggie attempts to pick up Marcus daughter and Uncle Mike gets involved.At the height of the comic-book craze, 300 drop-kicked its way onto the screen. Starring the manliest of men, Gerard Butler, tage of insanely ripped men killing crazy monster things. And that is awesome. Watching a sweaty Spartans weave in between enemies while decapitating them in slow motion will imbue enough manspiration for even the tiniest of men to rip off their shirts and start a long, soaring battle roar. Manliest Moment : This! Is! Spartaaaaaa!!!! Followed by a chest-kick into an endless pit. thursday, june 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 9 Avenue Storytellers: A Day In The Life Of A BroBy SHELBY WEBB avenue writer Theyre a mystery to the outside world. You see them everywhere: in your classes, giving campus tours and swarming midtown on a Monday night. Their Sperry shoes, Polo shirts and those things your dad used to keep his sunglasses around his neck culminate to cre ate this breed of college men. Indeed, since the birth of the college campus, there has been the bro. They are often described as drinking gratuitous amounts of alcohol, engaging in promiscuous activities and constantly in pursuit of female attention. out this past Friday, by staying with a group of bros from the hour they woke up until the time they fell asleep or passed out. What followed was almost 20 hours of drunken debauchery, complete with disrobing in public, day drinking, the shortest-ofshort khaki shorts and bruises that were a mystery the next morning. I have tried, to the best of my ability, to describe the day hourby-hour. However, no students or groups are mentioned by name, and this account, by no bro. But the group of guys I did follow bro-ed out all day. This was their story: 10:50 a.m. Hammering on the doors begins, as each brother is awoken with soothing screams, and an uplifting message: WAKE UP PUSSIES, WERE GOING TO THE BASEBALL GAME. 11:13 a.m. We arrive at Kay Bros. BBQ for 50-cent drafts and what can only be de scribed as a breakfast of champions. The bros pound about two pints each to start the day. 11:45 a.m. The group starts walking to the baseball game (already in the second inning), but gets distracted by the smell of stale beer and thrill of day drinking radiating from Salty Dog Saloon. Six pitchers are bought and split among the group. 1:50 p.m. We leave Salty and meet up with a brother who had just gotten out of class. The guys and their newest attendant, still wearing his backpack, swing into Gator City and buy three more pitchers. 2:05 p.m nally start heading to the baseball game. The last bro joins the group fresh off giving a campus tour to incoming freshmen. 2:30 p.m. their seats at the game. 2:45 p.m. 2:48 p.m. All bros are now shirtless, screaming, SUNS OUT, GUNS OUT! to a group of concerned-looking parents and their children. 3:17 p.m. The game ends and everyone heads back to Salty. Between eight and 12 pitchers were purchased, depending on the level of drunkenness of the person being asked. 5:48 p.m. The bros head to 101 Cantina to meet up with some girls. 6:15 p.m. A waitress dares a bro to chug a drink. Seeing this as a test of his mascu linity in the presence of females, he quickly complies and orders another pitcher. 6:52 p.m. The bros arrive back at the house. 8:50 p.m. Bros visiting from out of town arrive and reunion shotguns from beer cans commence in the hallway. 10:07 p.m. After getting dinner and tak ing a quick frat-nap, music begins blasting and drinking recommences. 10:25 p.m. First girls arrive. 10:36 p.m. The drunkest of the brothers begin dancing in a manner that can only be described as YouTube-worthy. 11:08 p.m. A Backstreet Boys song comes on. Everything in the room abruptly stops and everyone leans against each other, swaying and belting their hearts out reminiscent of a preteen girl in 1998. 11:11 p.m. The Backstreet-bonanza mercifully ends. Games of beer pong, civil after unleashing their inner 13-year-old girl. 11:47 p.m. The now-larger gaggle of bros leaves the house and makes its way to The Swamp. 12:05 a.m. After squeezing through the Thirty people share a table meant for 14. 12:16 a.m. Pitchers arrive, and drunken shenanigans continue. 1:37 a.m. The bros decide to leave mid town and head back to the house. A few of the bros are having profound bro-ments as they support each others weight and stumble down the sidewalk. Two people trip and fall when one loses his footing on the edge of the sidewalk. One bro is noticeably bleeding from the arm. 2:56 a.m. First bro is noticed passed out on a couch 4:17 a.m. Last group of girls, excluding girls dating bros, leaves. 4:35 a.m. are still up, completely wasted, milling around the house. 4:53 a.m. Last recorded drunk text is sent from a bro. **Note: Four of the bros reported waking up in their same clothes the next morning.The opposite of chick flicks: a guide to the manliest movies ever Andy MaroonColumnist the movie column CA VE OF FORGO TTEN DREAMSI f y o u r e i n t e r e s t e d i n t h e h i s t o r y o f t h e h u m a n r a c e i f y o u r e a m e m b e r o f t h e h u m a n r a c e y o u o w e i t t o y o u r s e l f t o s e e t h i s m o v i e S l a t e T o n i g h t a t 6 : 3 0 & 8 : 3 0 p m H I P P c i n e m a Suds is all fluff and good fun. (Arline Greer, Gainesville Sun) F R I A T 8 P M S A T A T 5 & 8 : 3 0 S U N A T 2 & 7 : 3 0 S t u d e n t s o n l y $ 1 2 T i c k e t s a t t h e H i p p B o x O f f i c e 3 5 2 3 7 5 4 4 7 7 / t h e h i p p o r g T O N I G H T A T 8 P M

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By DIANA LOPEZ avenue contributing writer Summer is upon us and beach bodies are longing to soak up some sun. Men who want to bulk up and show their summer physique need to focus on proper weight training and nutrition. The key is training hard with consistency and eating right, said UF junior Michael Pe Southwest Recreation Center. When you exert a certain stimulus on the muscle through resistance, youre breaking down the muscle, Petresky said. The building up of muscle happens after you workout, for instance, when youre sleeping. This is when the protein in your body repairs Protein is essential for muscle repair, Pe tresky said. Chicken, turkey, 90 percent lean beef, lean pork, top sirloin, cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, milk, eggs, soy, tofu, sweet potato, tilapia and salmon are all full of protein and are recommended as a nutritional staple. I get asked so many times as to what supplements to use, Petresky said. He believes there is more to gaining muscle than just using supplements. However, there is atine. Although creatine is frowned upon for athletes, many average gym members do use it to power through their workout sessions. Its the only research-based supplement proven to enhance performance, Petresky said. It enhances ATP [Adenosine triphosphate] use, and it pulls water into the muscle. Thats where people get the fuller look from. This means that you are able to lift heavier weights and work out for a longer period of time. According to Petresky, it is a naturally occur ring substance found in our bodies and in red meat. Creatine helps you get stronger and is not a stimulant, said GNC sales associate Darrel Brooks. It helps with muscle recovery and an effective amount will cost about $60 to $80. As with misconceptions among supple ments, there are also fallacies toward weight training. Theres a misconception that you need to work out like body builders to get big, Petresky said. According to Petresky, most body builders use isolation exercises that wont help the aver age Joe in bulking up. Petresky said the average person should fo cus on core compound lifts such as deadlifts, squats, pull movements, rowing movements, overhead press and, of course, the infamous bench press. People who want to bulk up should make those the focus on a bi-weekly basis, Petresky said. Depending on the individual, Petresky recommends doing a warm up set, with lighter weights and three hard work sets with eight to 12 repetitions, working up to 12. Once you hit 12 reps increase the weight, start with eight reps and work up to 12 again. If youre unfamiliar with exercise form, edu cate yourself when you start, said Petresky. Dont pile up on heavy weights. Spend two to four weeks using light weights doing 15-20 reps so it teaches your body how to do the movements; when you start serious training, it will be simple muscle memory. Bulking up and gaining muscle takes dedication, patience and time. Petresky said the common error he sees is guys who dont eat enough. Take the time to see how much youre eating, Petresky said. Increase your calorie intake For more exercise tips, check out Petreskys By CARTER LYLES avenue columnistGood news, guys! The dream has soft research team has successfully created a working prototype of a portable X-ray gun. Just imagine how easy getting test answers through a drawer will be, what a breeze mild voyeurism will turn into, how simple it will be to check out what the girls on campus are working with underneath their ... Just kidding. The device is actually a handheld hybrid of an Optoma PK102 pico projector, a Microsoft LifeCam digital we bcam, a FireFly MV USB near-infrared camera, and a Logitech R400 laser pointer which researchers have discovered creates a safe and portable Xray machine that can be used to show physical therapy patients whats really going on inside their bodies. The device, which researchers call the AnatOnMe project, was tested on 18 individuals chosen to participate in a test study group on the effectiveness of image projection on three types of surfaces during simulated therapy consultations. Out of the three types of surfaces, the AnatOnMe project kept the patients attention the longest through the sheer novelty of seeing their insides on their outsides. Microsoft Researchs Amy Karlson explains, People are notoriously bad at sticking to their physical therapy regimens. Injuries, as a result, take longer to heal, and it has been reported that between 30 and 50 percent of patients with chronic conditions fail to comply with their recommended therapies, an average that AnatOnMe hopes to curb with its new device. There seems to be something quite compelling and unique about viewing medical imagery on ones own body, Karlson said. The device can also take photos during a consultation, which can be printed out and reviewed as an additional aid and incentive for the patient. Developed on the Redmond campus in Washington and led by researchers Tao Ni, Amy Karlson and Daniel Wigdor, the AnatOnMe project was presented recently in Vancouver at ACM CHI 2011, the Association for Computing Machinerys Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This is an interesting new space because, despite the prevalence of technology in many settings, technology has been relatively absent from face-to-face communication and edu cation opportunities between doctors and patients, Karlson said. So, unfortunately for all the guys out there, research into a handheld Xray gun has stalled beneath the moral implications of what havoc such a device would wreak upon the female population of the world. But the good news is that at least when you bust your knee playing ultimate Frisbee, the AnatOnMe project will be able to show you exactly how long it will be until youre back out on 10, ALLIGATOR thursday, june 16, 2011Courtesy of Amy K. Karlson, Daniel Wigdor and Tao Ni through GizMag.com.The AnatOnMe project spawned a portable X-ray gun that enables patients to see beneath their skin. Cantina and Pazza Bistro challenges have lowest success rateslenge have had to be carried out, tended to with purple lips. Most say the challenge lasts hours after the last bite, as their insides have to deal with the uncomfortably hot extract. The Gator Cup Burger Challenge The new burger on the block hails from Daytona Beach, but has not had much trouble making Gainesville its home. The Gator Cup Burger Challenge now resides in the newly opened Endzone Sports Bar & Grill, 1209 W. University Ave. The burger weighs in at a gut-busting two pounds and is accompanied by a deceptive side of french fries. There is no time limit in tors who have taken the challenge so far have been victorious. Those who conquer the burger receive a Gator Cup Burger T-shirt in addition to a spot on the in-house trophy and a picture on the Endzone website and Facebook page. The Inferno Pizza If you were to choose a slice-of-life moment and equate it to a slice of Pazza Bistros Inferno Pizza, it would be the spiciest mo ment of your entire existence. Only 53 people have survived the Inferno Pizza at Pazza Bistro, 3841 SW Archer Rd., but 355 have fallen to the spice of this parching pie. The challenge started just over a year ago, and Marc Perotti, owner of Pazza Bistro, said it only came into being because of the small market of students who would be willing to try it. This pizza has ghost pepper everywhere, Perotti said. A home made hot sauce of jalapenos, habaneros and ghost peppers re places traditional tomato sauce. Sitting atop the hot sauce lays eight habaneros, four jalapenos and three ghost peppers. Cover ing the combination of peppers is another homemade sauce of cayenne pepper, vinegar and more ghost peppers, thus bringing the heat level to extremes unknown. though Perotti said if the pizza is not eaten by the 10-minute mark, water, is allowed, but no napkins or silverware can be used. Perotti said that 75 percent of those who attempt the 12-inch inferno pizza challenge vomit, win or lose. One poor soul was sick for 18 hours and had to call in sick to work the next day. Another contestant had to have an ambulance called because he thought he would die, Perotti said. If the challenger overcomes the blistering pain, they earn a spot on the Wall of Flame, free soda for life and a key chain. The re FOOD, from page 8Tech Effect: Microsoft research team uncovers portable X-rayBuilding muscle requires consistency and healthy diet Michaels Oatmeal RecipeIngredients 1 Cup oats 1 Cup milk 1 Scoop of protein Steps 1.Mix all ingredients in a bowl. 2. Microwave for 2-3 minutes. 3. Voila! A post-workout meal to satisfy the many.

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thursday, june 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 11 professional wrestling CJ PrunerEditor-In-Chief No holds barred: one mans journey through pro wrestlingToward the end of my senior year of high school, my theology teacher, a behemoth of a human being who Im pretty sure fought alongside the Philistines in a previous life, told our class to write coup de grace. The prime objective of the assignment: Find out who you are. As a person who wears American placed bets on womens college basketball games (it was a dark point in life), you can imagine how an exer cise requiring extensive self-analysis would be challenging. For my classmates, many of whom have just as much of a chance of curing cancer as they do of going to prison for insider trading, the topic was just as perplexing. Any idea offered up by the class was quickly given the thumbs down from Conan the Barbarian. Thats not you, he huffed at us. I just wanna know WHO are YOU?! Screw it, I told myself. Jesus wasnt going to help me after all the dead baby jokes I had made in eco nomics class. Plus, I still owed Him money from the Jets game. I did the responsible thing. I walked into the school library, walked past all the rows of leather-bound books containing philosophical treatises and sayings from the saints, sat down at YouTube. After watching Flea Market Montgomery for the 32nd time and a few the epic I Quit match from WrestleMania 13 between Bret Hitman Hart and Stone Cold Steve Austin. In terms of WrestleManias, WrestleMania 13 was like Batman & Robin, only with a tad more spandex and fewer puns. Yet buried beneath that turd mine of pay-per-view shows was the diamond that was Hart vs. Austin. For about 30 minutes, the two beat the living bejesus out of each other like they were two 15get fertilized by Justin Bieber. As Hart locked the bloodied Texas Rattlesnake into the dreaded sharpshooter, a light bulb went off in my head. I remembered that whenever he gave his pre-match interviews, Hart would always turn to the camera and proclaim himself to be the best there is, the best there was and the best there ever will be. God had sent me a savior donned in pink and black trunks. I wrote a 10-to12-page term paper heavily based not on the theological proofs of Aquinas or the deontological arguments of Kant, but on a single catch line from the Excellence of Execution. I rode that line to an A. Ever since the TV that one Saturday afternoon when I was 5 years old to see a bearded man with a voice that sounds like he choked down a buck a colorblind transvestite cowboy, Ive been hooked to professional wrestling. Im not one of those guys who their parents basement until theyre 40, but Im pretty damn close. My peers have told me they can tell whenever I write our papers editorial because words such as slobberknocker and jabroni wind up in the copy. When I interviewed for the job as editor-in-chief of the Alligator, I was wearing my Hulkamania tank underneath my starched shirt and tie you know, for good luck. There have been times when Ive woken up after Friday night bar crawls in pain, not from any hangover, but from the Ric Flair chops cer tain sports writers subjected me to. know its all fake? Are fans lives so sad that they live out their wildest fantasies through costume-wearing, coked-out, mullet-rocking meatheads? The answer: Ehh, not really. Sure, its not exactly feasible to believe a 7-foot tall, 320-pound man was set despite being buried alive, locked into burning caskets and smashed with 150 gazillion chair shots, just cannot die. But its fun. And its American. Anyone can like it. Women watch it because it they can get giddy below the belt while looking at John Cenas anatomy. Men watch it because they can get giddy below the belt while seeing someone jump off of a ladder to crush an opponent (and, for some, because they get to look at John Ce nas anatomy). Its also a great conversation starter. Im not suggesting you go up to that sorority girl at the bar and ask her if she prefers the camel clutch or the mandible claw. But youd be sur prised how many times WHATCHYA teresting results. not in your best interest to take it. However, if he offers a stone cold stunner, take interest but make sure he has money and protection. Is wrestling scripted? Sure. But thats the case with all movies, po litical elections and landing on the moon. The bumps, however, are very money. I dont care if youve been spoiled rotten with every cinematic liner, its not as boss as seeing a man thrown 20 feet off the top of a steel cage onto a table, then thrown through the top the same cage to have a chair hit him on the way down before being thrown onto a pile of thumbtacks all in a 15-minute span. And thats PG compared to the stuff they used to do with stop signs, Will pro-wrestling make you tougher? No. I got chased out of my shower the other day by a bee. Will it make you smarter? Probably not. Ive wasted too much mental storage space it get you laid? If it does, its probably the kind of sex that will have you in court a few years later pointing out the no-no places on the doll. of every man. C.J. Pruner is the editor-in-chief of the Alligator.

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Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 8-15-10-25-2 Pinetree Gardens 2/1 Townhome w/ w/d for $579 3br for $729. Limited Availability. 352-376-4002 8-15-11-25-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 8-15-10-25-2 No deposit!!! Huge 1/1s 2/2s 3/3s <1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym FREE tanning/FREE cable *Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777 Live the 180 Lifestyle! 8-15-11-25-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-7-09-167-2 3 Bedroom Houses Starting at $1235 Move In today. Park Near UF Free! Call 352-371-7777 8-15-11-25-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. *ESCAPE THE ORDINARY* 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 Townhomes!! FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*Pet Friendly*Fitness Classes www.thelaruelsuf.com 352-335-4455 8-15-11-25-2 Spanish Trace 2/11000 sq ft$629 Great Location Butler Plaza Call 352-373-1111 8-15-11-25-2 2 BR starts at $1029 3 BR starts at $1219 Amazing townhome, includes: Cable w/ HBO and Showtime Cobblestone Apts. Call Now! 352.377.2801 8-15-25-2 1,2,3,4 BRs Move in now or August! Huge floorplans! Water/sewer incl! Washer/Dryers! Pets Loved! Cardio Pools Tanning Tennis 376-2507 bivenscove.com 8-15-11-25-2 Madison Pointe NW 23rd Blvd 1s, 2s and 3s from $699 Free Tanning, Pool, Gym Gated and Pet Friendly 352-372-0400 MadisonPointe.org Text MADISON to 47464 for more info! 8-15-25-2 One Month FREE! Move In by June 15th352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 8-15-11-25-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 8-15-11-25-2 Immediate Availability! 8-15-25-2 No Move-In Fees 1/1's from $659 3/2's from $799 FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym www.aspenridgeuf.com 352.367.9910 8-15-11-25-2 Relaxing Upscale Apartments 2/2 Townhomes & 3/3 Flats Individual Leases, Steps to Campus Internet, Cable & H2O Included Furnished Units Available 379.9255 www.MuseumWalk.com 8-15-11-25-2 College Manor Studios from $505 Unlimited Utilities! Call 372-7111 8-15-11-25-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $409 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 8-15-25-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 8-15-11-25-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Studios starting at $509 Across from UF Call 352-371-7777 8-15-11-25-2Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 8-15-11-25-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALLStudio $410 1BRs $425-495 3BRs $630 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 8-15-11-25-2 !! LIVE LIFE ON THE BOARDWALK !! 1/1 Flats & Cool Lofts! 2/2s and 3/2s Pets Loved! Pools Cardio Tanning Tennis Washer/Dryers HUGE Floor Plans! 377-7401 biketouf.com 8-15-11-25-2 BRIDGELIGHT1 BR Loft Style starting at $515 mo. M-F 1-6 Sat. 10-2. 3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221 www.bridgelightapts.com Text: bridgelight@65374 8-15-11-25-2 3/2 House Available Immediately Near Law School, Shopping, Restaurants Free UF Parking! 352.371.7777 8-15-11-25-2 Sun Bay & Sun Key 1.1 from 475 2.1 from 550 Walk to campus; 8 short minutes on the bus pet friendly! full time grads no deposit for 1.1 352.376.6720 352.376.7041 8-15-11-25-2 Sun Harbor 2.1.5 townhome 600 675 1 month free on 650. 8 minutes to campus on bus; walk to campus pet friendly 352.376.7041 or 352.376.6720 8-15-11-25-2 Pine Rush Villas Sign a lease by 4/30 and enter to win a FREE YEAR OF RENT!! Pet Friendly No weight limit Near UF and Oaks Mall 352-375-1519 8-15-11-25-2 Greenwich Green 2/2 for $829 Patio and Storage Closet Call 352-372-8100 8-15-11-25-1 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 8-15-11-25-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD PLasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 8-15-11-25-2 The Retreat at Madison Pointe 2/2 with Vaulted ceilings & W/D. Garage included. Gated Community. 2701 NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400 MadisonPointe.org Text MADISON to 47464 for more info!! 8-15-25-2 WALK TO UF & MIDTOWN 3 & 4BR HOUSES from $1375/mo. Free offstreet parking, all appliances incl W/D, DW. Rent directly from owner. Special terms avail. dalyproperties.com or 359-3341 7-14-11-73-2

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Courtney Greens 1/1 *$579 *Rate includes 1 month free!* Pet Friendly No weight limit *Brand New Energy Efficient appliances* Ph. 375-3077 www.gremco.com 8-15-11-25-2 Homestead Apartments 2/1 *$579 2/2 *$699 Pet friendly No weight limit Close to main postal facility & shopping. Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com 8-15-11-25-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs avail now & fall. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com 538-1550 6-30-11-47-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $750/mo. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 6-3011-39-2 2BR/1BA, 1/2 month free. $380-$425/mo. Mobile home w/ central AC/heat, shaded lot. Incl water, mobile home lot $260/mo 352376-5887 8-15-25-2 NW 39 Ave Huge 3BR/1.5BA apt, w/lg loft Tile flr & nice carpet. Bright, wdlike flr $800 2BR/1.5BA, some w/woodlike flr. All w/new BR carpet. $590-625. Gated patio, trees, flood lts. Part utils pd. Bus rte. 373-8310, 219-3937 7-7-42-2 *******STUDENTS******1,2,3 and 4 bedroom houses and apartments available for August. All close to campus. Most pets accepted. Call 870-2760. 8-1511-25-2 Renting Now and for Fall!! We have REAL 1/1s 3 blocks to UF GATORNEST 575 sq ft, $550 300 NW 18th Street 4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE 400 sq ft, only $450! 1600 NW 4th Avenue BIKE to UF CENTERPOINT 530 sq ft, only $450! 1220 NW 12th Street No application fee, most pets ok. For info call E.F.N. Properites, 352-371-3636 or visit our website at www.efnproperties.com 8-15-10-25-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 5/3 house 630 nw 36 street $1500 4/2 house 1534 nw 54 drive $1500 6-30-11-39-2 3bedroom $509/person All inclusive townhome with everything included! Utilities, cable, internet, furniture & washer/dryer. The Laurels Apts. Call now: 352-335-4455 8-15-11-25-2 STILL SEARCHING? Call 352-375-7104 today! trend4rent.com8-15-25-25 WALK2UF.COMLocation, Location, Affordable 352-375-8256 8-15-25-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 4-0511-10-2 TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS Upscale, 1 & 2 BR apts. 1 block to UF campus on N & E sides. Year lease, beginning summer or fall. Sorry, no pets. K & M Properties. 372-1509 8-15-11-25-2 GREAT LOCATION GREAT PRICE2BR/1BA apts on Univ Ave across from UF Stadium & O'Dome. Modern, all elec, cent H/AC, $600/mo K&M Properties 372-1509 8-15-11-25-2 WWW.BELLAPROPERTIES.NET Palm Villas luxury graduate apartments in a small and quiet complex. 2 BR/2 BA available for $465 per BR. Call to tour 335-5424 8-15-11-25-2. WALK TO UF. START SUMMER OR FALL Studios $425--$400 1BR/1BA $550-$450 2BR $850-$800 1 yr lease, SD, NS, NP. Call/Text 352-870-7256 gvll32601@gmail.com 7-28-11-22-2CONDOS.JACKSONSQUARE.USLuxury condos 3 blocks North of UF 352-870-9453 8-15-25-2 Walk or Bike to Campus!1,2,3,4 & 5 BR houses & condos available. Campus Realty 352-692-3800 rentals.campusrealtygroup.com 7-28-1134-2 Clean small efficiency Quiet.Wash/dry on prem.Wat/Sew incl NS No Pets.1/2m south UF/Shands,2 bus routes.$399/m.Same furnished $410/m 352-262-2871 Owner/agent 8-2-11-30-2 Post Apartments 352 376 0080. 352 284 3873. postj@bellsouth.net Clean, spacious, private apts. for calm, quiet, stable, mature persons. Duckpond duplex 920 NE 6th Ave. $700 Carport, large yard, big trees, burglar bars, WDH, CHA, carpet. 1808 1830 NW 10th St.1 and 2 bedrooms. $500-$650. Private patio with lock gate, large yard, big trees, carpet. 1700 SW 16th Ct.1 and 2 br Condos $550 $650 1 block from Shands 8-15-11-25-2 Pinnacle Point large 2 bedroom townhouse just minutes from UF & Butler Plaza. All of our units are newly refurbished with all new appliances, tile, carpet, paint, light fixtures and more! Call today for specials 352-373-7578 8-15-11-25-2 LUXURY 3/2 CREEK'S EDGE CONDO Quiet upstairs condo. 1300 sf. Like New, lg. rooms, hardwood floors, upgraded kitchen and appl. W/D. Mins to campus on direct bus rt. $975 727-463-0560 6-30-1114-2 LUXURY DOWNTOWN CONDO! Stylish City living in Regents Park Beautiful, huge and quiet! Two story, 3BR/2.5 bath, w/garage Avail in Aug @ $1600/mo. Call Union Properties at 373-7578. 8-15-11-25-2 3BR/1BA house available August in SW Gainesville. Central heat/AC, hardwood/ tile floors, washer/dryer, carport, Florida room, private fenced backyard with patio, pet-friendly. $900/month. ph. 352-318-5453 7-14-11-18-2 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 2 large rooms w/private baths. 10 min to UF. Large home, quiet neighborhood. $550/mo + utils per room. Cable, W/D, hardwood floors. 5 mins to busline. Call 352-284-0979 6-3011-13-2 1/1 w/ private gated court yard in small quiet complex. Prefect for the serious student or quiet proffesional small pets ok. $450 mnth call: 352 377-2150 6-16-11-10-2 1/1 Campus Edge 3rd floor, very calm. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, stove, fridge, microwave, overlooking the pool, gym. $699/m, Avail July 352262-2871 Owner Agent 7-14-11-16-2 Charming 2BR 1 BA Cottage Blocks to UF 2703 NW 2nd Ave. Central h/a, laundry with w/d, large private screened porch. No Pets, Avail August. Grandaddy oaks. $875/ mo. 1st last $500 security. 352-332-5836 7-28-11-20-2 POOL HOUSE 4BR/3BA 2816 W Univ Ave 1 mi to UF. Fenced-in nice backyard. W/D, DW. Avail now. $1500/mo summer, $1600/mo fall NEG. 327-2931, 376-6183 6-16-11-10-2 3BR/3BA ApartmentInternet & Cable Included Available August 4th www.TheLandingsUF.com 352-336-3838! 8-15-21-2 Very nice Rockwood Villas Townhouse 3/3 for only $900.00/month-Great deal! Large bedrooms, updated appliances, Washer/dryer, 2 pools, lots of parking Call Jared at (941) 737-6997 6-30-11-10-2 1st mo $100 off. Near UF. Beautiful 4BR/2BA home. FL rm w/inground jacuzzi. W/D. Tile flr. 2-car attached garage, storage shed. Walk to grocery/shops. Avail 8/9. $1399/mo 904-534-6982, kencarmgravs@comcast.net 6-16-11-8-2 Great 3/2 House w/crpt & w/d (1100sqft) Rent $1050/month with lease Pets allowed :) Available June 1st Contact Kathryn: kesamai@gmail.com 4102 NW 21st Terrace Gville, FL 32608 7-14-14-2 2BR/1BA APARTMENT 7129 SW 45th Place. $525/moNo pets. Call Geri 352-538-1114 6-30-11-10-2 HUGE 4BR/2BA HOUSE 2 blks from UF/ Sorority Row/Norman Hall/Shands area dining rm, remodeled baths, cent AC/heat, wd flrs, W/D, DW, pets maybe, parking! Avail Aug 16th 1 yr. $2175 352-665-8166 lv mssg 8-15-11-21-2 LARGE 4BR/2BA HOUSE. Extremely Nice, bike to UF, central AC/heat, W/D, dishwasher, ice, garage, fenced yard, landscaped. No pets. Avail Aug 16th 1 year. $1590/mo. 352-665-8166 lv mssg 8-15-11-21-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1, 2 & 3 bdrm floor plans starting at $635. Washer/Dryer, Fitness Center, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool, Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun 12-4 700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314 www.lakewoodvillas.com text (Lakewood)@65586 8-15-11-20-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture Pkgs. incl. Washer/Dryer, FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $399. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4 701 SW 26nd Blvd 888-267-5078 www.spyglassapts.com text (spyglass) 65586 8-15-11-20-2UPPER WESTSIDE / NANTUCKET1 & 2 bdrm Luxury Apts. Granite counters. Parking avail. Walk to campus & stadium. For info. call 352-872-4644 upperwestside@cmcapt.com text: upperwestside@65374 8-15-11-20-2THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 13

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2/2 ROCKWOOD VILLAS, $750, NEAR MALL & UF. LOTS OF PARKING, CORNER UNIT, HAS OWN W+D D.AGUIRRE. AZOCAR@GMAIL.COM OR 347.878.9072 AVAILABLE JULY 1. 7-5-11-10-2 2BR HOUSEPrivate yard. Small dog OK. $650/mo 6200 SW 13th St. 352-372-6881 or 352-213-3901 6-28-11-8-2 LIVE ON UF LAKE PERFECT FOR PROFESSIONALS/GRAD. 2BR/2BA pristine Bivens Arm condo. Large den/3rd BR, hdwd flrs, W/D, pool, canoe. Walk/bike to Shands/UF, bus stop. $1190/mo. 407-8321458 6-28-11-8-2 4bed/4 bath condo available on 7/31. $275 per person.1.5 miles from UF; on bus line. All appliances &some furniture included. Call J. Erney at 352-328-1266. 7-7-11-10-2 LARGE 1 Bedrooom Condo in HAILE PLANTATION on GOLFCOURSE next to POOL & CLUBHOUSE. Beautiful Tranquil location just minutes from U.F. 2nd Floor Unit $750 per month. MCHENRYSCOTT@HOTMAIL.COM 407-493-4748 6-16-11-5-2 ***FALL RENTAL*** 4,5,6+ Bdrm Houses for Rent Call Eric @ 352-682-7424 Ask abt Family Discounts Immediate Move-In Available 8-15-11-17-2 3240 NW 41st Ave. On bus rte. 3BR/1BA house. Quiet neighborhood, W/D, DW, cent A/C, screened porch, fenced yard, pet friendly. Avail 8/1. $1000/mo. 1st + security. 407509-4574 6-30-11-6-2 NOW LEASING FOR FALL!! 3 and 4 bedroom houses, Close to Campus! Starting at $1095.00 www.associatesrealty.com 352-372-7755 6-16-11-4-2 SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 8-31-11-24-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $445, 2 BR $545. 352-335-0420 8-3111-24-2 **WALK TO UF** 617 NW 19th ST. 4BR/2BTH. 1600/mo. Park cars for games, make money while you rent!!! Avail Aug 1. Wood floors, washer/dryer. Call (803)4138669. 6-28-11-3-2 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-372-1494 x10 www.merrillmanagement.com CIRCE APTS: 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLKS TO UF Wood Floors or Carpet $500/Mo Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht. 1216 SW 3rd Avenue GRAD II Apts 1BR & 2BR 1BA 1BLK TO UF Central H & Air, Laundry On site. 1BR $500/Mo 2BR-$800/Mo 1236 Sw 4th Avenue Marcott Apts 1BR 1BA $500/Mo Central H & Air, 600 Sq. Ft. Carpet, No Laundry 1029 Sw 3rd Avenue RITZ Apts 2BR 1BA Apts $600-$675/Mo Carpet or Tile Floors, No Laundry 1234 & 1238 SW 1st Avenue Central H & Air, Behind Leonardos. ROBERT OBRIEN APTS 1BR 1BA $400/Mo Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht, Laundry on site 2901 NW 14th St. PICKWICK PARK 2BR 1 BA Condo Carpet, Central H & Air, Dishwasher Pool, Clubhouse etc. $675/Mo 4411 SW 34th Street #1005 3BR 1BA Home 3 BLOCKS TO UF! Wood Floors, Central H & Air Avail late August. 1012 SW 3rd Avenue $1200/Mo 3BR 1BA HOME NEAR LAW SCHOOL Carpet, Central H & Air, Yard 217 NW 36th Drive $950/Mo 2BR 1BA DUPLEX $600/MO New Carpet, Window A/C Nat Gas Ht. 6 BLKS to UF 604 NW 13th Terrace 6-28-11-3-2 1st MONTH FREE 3BR/1BA Newly renovated. Granite, hardwood floors, patio. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 715 NW 24th Ave. or call for an appointment. 904303-5520 $1200/mo. 6-28-11-2-2 Quiet spacious 2 bed 1 bath house on large fenced corner lot,screen porch, washer/dryer hookup,pet fee,lease $750 available june 1 1123 NW 31st ave call 352 475 1586 7-54-2 1/1 Reduced Price Poolhouse ONE MONTH FREE RENT 925/mo. W/D covered patio. Pets OK. Utilities Cable Internet Included. e-mail laurencrunyon@gmail.com 6-2811-3-3 Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 8-15-25-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $385.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED, NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMESTER LEASING, Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-26-11-78-4 Walk to UF from a 4bd/2ba NW house. Male or female. No pets/smoking. Free off-street parking $450/mo. Includes all utilities, wifi, security system, Available 8/1 yearly lease. 727-726-2915 6-30-11-40-4 STUDENTS NEEDED TOWNHOUSE W/D, clubhouse, pool, gated, parking, on bus route. $350/mo + utils per room. Call 727729-1561 6-30-11-27-4 350/mo 2 blocks from campus Close to downtown814-440-3325 or jfidorra@hotmail.com 6-30-11-14-4 MATURE PROFESSIONAL Share 3BR/3BA pool home near UF. Safe area across from Plaza Royale. Bus rte. No alcohol or drugs. $325 + 1/3 util. 2 rms available 5/13. No pets. 371-3837 6-28-11-13-4 $350 moves you in! No deposit or last months rent. Mature male student to share furnished 4/2. FR, LR, W/D, maid service, yrd man, 5 min from UF, new kitchen, big yard. No pets, non-smoker. (813) 362-7729 or 362-7881 6-28-11-9-4 Male college student wanted for gated 4BR/4BA Countryside condo, poolside, own BD & BA, W/D, cable, hi-speed internet, early stop on UF bus rte. Utils incl. $400/mo. No deposit 863-634-1893 6-30-11-10-4 2BR/2BA avail now in 4BR/4BA Countryside condo. $435/mo/room utils incl. Direct bus to UF 3 mis. Pool, exercise room, nicely furn. 3rd Flr. W/D, wireless. Flo 352-357-9656, or 352-636-4814 7-28-11-18-4 Grad student looking for female students in fully furnished 4/4 condo at Countryside. $425/month. Includes cable/internet, utilities, W/D. On 2 bus routes. Contact Megan 727542-8155. 6-16-11-6-4 Looking for 4 UF students to rent furnished 4/4 student condo at Countryside at the University. W/D, pool, no pets, on bus rt, 1.5 mi from UF. 1st floor. Ready Aug 1st. $400/ mo/rm. Call 386-295-7929 or 386-672-6969 7-14-11-11-4 Grad student looking for female roommate who is clean and studious. Windsor Park furnished condo 3/3, own bed/bath, on bus stop close to UF. Pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $375/mo + 1/3 utilities. 407-361-1154. 6-30-11-6-4 Roommate wanted for summer B and/or fall: College house; 4/3: lg rooms, lg yard, fp & lg pool, walk/bike to UF or 4.5 mi to SFC, nice/safe neighborhood! Join the good life! $375/mo +1/4 util. Call Justin 813-748-6042 6-28-11-5-4 I am looking for a male roommate who is very nice and easy to get along with. Asking $300/mo which includes util & Dish Network TV. If interested, call Joe at 331-4239 or 352682-9412 7-7-7-4 wanted; female roommate for 2BD 2BA furnished w/ own laundry. close to Shands & campus. $500/mo + utilities. big closets, 2 pools, cable & internet included. call Christine: 352.870.3806 6-30-11-3-4 LARGE 3/2 POOL HOUSE Master Bedroom, suite, PRIVATE bath and walk in closet. 5 min to UF. W/D and all utilities included $560. Call 352-332-5030 or 352-541-6180 8-1511-14-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463)NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condo for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-15-25-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL 2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-15-25-5 WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!THE PALMS New Ultra-Luxury Condos. Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric Leightman, University Realty 352-219-2879 8-15-25-5 Perfect 2/2 Townhouse 3.5 miles UF $135,500. Master bdrm upstairs. New A/C, kitchen appliances, siding, and much more. Pictures, ect at Realtor.com MLS #319897. 352-376-9756 6-16-11-9-5 HOME TO BUILD -Suppose you wanted to build a house that was different from, and better than the local norm; a house with grace and proportion, a house which felt more like a friendly, solid and enfolding home, and less like an ungainly, manufactured and impersonal structure. Please call Dee or Arty at A&M Restoration (316-0374 or 371-4259). 6-16-11-2-5 THINK YOU CANT BUY? Credit score of 600 qualifies you to apply now. Homes as low as $500/ month. Oak Park MHC 4000 SW 47th Street Gainesville, Fl 32608 Call Tessie 888-486-1607 7-14-11-8-5 New homes, 3.2 miles north of UF 3BD/2BA 2-car garages. Starting at 148,900 1659 NW 34th Ave Model home ForestCreek.me Schackow Realty 352-514-5060 6-3011-4-5INVESTOR ALERT!2/2 in Campus Edge only $115k Debra Oberlin, REALTOR 352-514-6715 ERA Preferred Propertes 7-7-11-5-514, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011

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REMODELED! $46,000 1BR/1BA BRANDYWINE MOVE in NOW! Debra Oberlin, REALTOR 352-514-6715 ERA Preferred Properties 6-28-11-2-5 Updated NW Vintage Charm2br/1ba, corner lot, 1 car garage, near UF & downtown $95k Jeff Dautel, REALTOR 352331-5374 ERA Preferred Properties 6-3011-3-5 $177,500 4BR/3BA w/in-law apt, 1 blk off Newberry, corner SW 2nd Ave & 38th ~1 mi to UF. 2500 hsf, 2 car carport, Owner will sell subject to owner mortgage with good down payment 407-363-7198 or 407-234-1380 7-7-11-5-5 NC mountain property must go. 4.5 acres with outstanding views and privacy. $25,000 OBO, great for home or cab. (828)394-9298. Ask for Richard 6-16-1-5 Access Reverse Mortgage! Floridabased: Application & closing in your home. Experience: almost 1,000 reverse mortgages funded. Award-winning customer service. BBB A rating. NMLS #4566. 1(800)806-7126 6-16-1-5 LAND SALE STEINHATCHEE, FL 10 Acres $39,900 $900 Down, $326/Mo. Great Hunting/Fishing. Near Gulf and River. Call (352)542-7835 cell: (352)356-1099 6-161-5 BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 8-15-11-25-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-15-11-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 8-15-11-25-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 8-15-25-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 8-15-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 8-15-25-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 8-15-25-6 New Scooters 4 Less HUGE Selection. Scooter Sales & Service! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 8-15-11-25-11 SCOOTER SERVICENew Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates! Will service any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 8-15-11-25-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 8-1511-25-11 STAND OR SIT POWERFUL MOBILITY 15-20 mile range, 15-20 mph. Easy to take apart. 300 lb capacity, 500 watt battery operated Excellent for Campus & Fun $975 & up. Call today J&S Assoicates 352-339-5158 7-28-11-17-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 8-15-11-20-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 8-15-11-20-11 CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 8-15-25-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 8-15-1125-12 HEADLINERS SAGGING?POWER WINDOWS DONT WORK? On site avail. Steves Headliners 352-226-1973 Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville 8-15-25-12 I BUY CARS & TRUCKSCall Anytime 352-339-51587-28-11-73-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES 60 DAY PAYOFF ON CASH VEHICLES PAY OFF TIME NEGOTIABLE 352-338-1999 8-15-95-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK CASH VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 8-15-95-12 92 EAGLE TALON $1499 89 FORD BRONCO $1299 94 FORD TAURUS $1299 94 TOYOTA CAMRY $2999 352-338-1999 8-15-95-12 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1999 00 NISSAN 200SX $1999 98 FORD F250 $2500 96 BMW 318TI $3999 352-338-1999 8-15-95-12 02 CHEVY BLAZER $4999 01 CHEVY SILVERADO $5999 98 DODGE DURANGO $6999 02 CHEVY SILVERADO $6999 352-338-1999 8-15-95-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES CERTIFIED VEHICLES NO CREDIT CHECK MOVE VEHICLE $500 & UP! 352-375-9090 8-15-95-12 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-15-11-25-6 CASH PAID for LaptopsParts & Repair Mac & PC laptopsJoel 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz 8-15-11-25-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 8-15-11-95-7 A+ Mobile PC Repair Our technicians provide fast and thorough computer repairs, at an affordable price. We come to you. (352) 212-1220 APlusMobile@rocketmail.com 9-2-11-30-7DELL LAPTOP17", Model PP22X, webcam. $250. Call 352-371-1482 6-16-11-2-7 CASH FOR ELECTRONICS WORKING OR NOT!SMARTPHONES, IPADS, LAPTOPS, GAMING SYSTEMS & MORE. WE DO REPAIRS WE ARE LOCATED BY BEEF`O` BRADY`S ON ARCHER RD (352) 872 5881 6450 SW ARCHER RD WWW.TECHMODO.CO 6-16-4-8 In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 8-15-10-25-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway... bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 8-15-10-25-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 8-15-25-10 Fresh Local Blackberries Thornless Big & Sweet U-pick $3/lb We pick $3.75/lb Interlochen 386-972-1770 6-28-11-5-10 SAWMILLS -Band/Chainsaw -SPRING SALE Cut lumber any dimension, anytime. MAKE MONEY and SAVE MONEY In stock ready to ship. Starting at $995.00. www. NorwoodSawmills.com/300N (800)578-1363 Ext.300N 6-16-1-10 WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 8-1525-11THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 15

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SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK, BUY HERE PAY HERE CARS, SUVS, TRUCKS & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 8-15-95-12 04 FORD TAURUS $5999 02 CHEVY CAMERO $6999 03 GMC SONOMA $6999 05 CHEVY MONTE CARLO $6999 352-375-9090 8-15-95-12 05 SATURN ION $7999 02 NISSAN XTERRA $8999 05 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER $9999 05 TOYOTA CAMRY $10,999 352-375-9090 8-15-95-12 DONATE VEHICLES, BOATS, PROPERTY and get a free vacation. www.dvarinst.com Helping teens in crisis for 30 years. Max IRS Deductions. Free Towing. Call (800)3386724 Today 6-16-1-12 LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 8-15-25-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 8-15-25-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 6-16-11-25-13 St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Denise Fanning at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfranchis.cfcoxmail.com This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Student Positions Available Evening Newspaper ProductionThe Independent Florida Alligator Editorial Production department is now accepting applications from students only. Applicants should be available evenings between the hours of 6:00 pm and 1:00 am. Production duties include page layout and design. Experience with Adobe InDesign is preferred, but not required. A one-year commitment is expected. Fill out an application at the front desk of The Alligator, 1105 W University Ave, M-F 9 am 5 pm. Include available work schedule and references. No phone calls or e-mails, please. Previous applicants are welcome to reapply with current schedule. EOE BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 8-15-10-25-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 8-15-1025-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 8-15-11-25-14 ATTENTION SMOKERS! Do you want to quit smoking? Smokers needed to participate in a smoking cessation study. You may be compensated. Call UF Smoking Lab & Clinic (352) 8706509 or email: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 6-3-79-14 City of Gainesville Parks/Rec Dept. is now hiring for seasonal recreation and aquatics positions Competitive pay in great work environment! Apply online today at www.cityofgainesville.jobs 7-12-11-5-14 Net Enforcers is looking for a FT Junior Applications Developer. Excellent Benefits. Please email resume to ahjobs@intersections.com. EOE. www.netenforcers.com 6-28-11-14-14 HIRING ALARM DISPATCHER 24/7 monitoring center w/part-time, day, evening & overnight shifts currently available email ddamiano@cpss.net or fax 352-4913617 8-15-11-25-14 Exp. PRESSURE WASHING person w/ truck to pull trailer, pc, internet, cell; flexible hrs, part or full-time 'as needed', good pay. Only serious/dependable candidates, please. 352870-6017 / shaneman@symo.com 6-16-1112-14 HOUSEKEEPING CLEANING JOB All around cleaning & laundry. FT available Mon-Fri, 10am 5pm. $7.50/hr, experience and good attitude preferred. Call 256-3323 for more info and interview. 6-16-8-14 CLERICAL/TECHNICIAN POSITION Full Time Please apply in person Institute of Veterinary Specialists 3603 NW 98th St. Suite A 6-16-5-14 Artist needs model. I have examples of my work and local personal references for you to review. decent pay. must have own transportation.352 246 3157 7-9-11-3-14 Full and part time positions available PERSONAL COUNSELOR TECH SUPPORT SOFTWARE DEVELOPER LINUX ADMINISTRATOR ADMIN ASST SHIPPING TECH AVIATION EDITOR ACCOUNTING EDITOR Please complete an online application at http://www.gleim.com/employment. 6-1611-4-14 Bench scientist: BA/BS or equivalent. Strong background in immunology and biochemis try. ELISA experience or related methods preferred. Attention to detail; ability to record and maintain accurate notes. Submit resume to info@elisa-tek.com 6-16-11-4-14 PROGRAMMERS A 25-year-old software company in Gainesville is seeking entry and senior level programmers. Full time positions available for work on desktop application. Programming experience required; familiarity with VB.NET and SQL Server a plus. Seeking dynamic and hard-working individuals. Resumes to employment@elitesoftware.com or call 352335-3800 ext 831 6-16-11-4-14 Nanny needed. Overnights. Newborn twins.8pm-8am Mon -Thexp/ refs req Sharyn@jaxnanny.com 6-30-11-6-14 Quality child caring center is looking for dedicated people who love working with children. FT/PT, exp. required and a CDA, AA or BA in education. Benefits avail able with FT. Call 377-2290 or 373-1481 6-28-11-5-14 NANNY WANTED for our two young boys in our High Springs home. M/T/Th 12-5, W 8-1. We kindly request light housekeeping while they nap. Would prefer long-term commitment. Nanny experience a must. Please join our family! Inq to: nanny@explorationsunlimited.com 6-162-14 Artist / Craftsman is offering a apprenticeship designed to provide a opportunity to learn fundamental building skills. Decent pay ,flexible hours, hard work, must have transportation. 246 3157 6-28-11-2-14 RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALISTS Part-time hourly work Flexible schedules $8 an hour to start Apply online at RGIS.COM 6-30-11-3-14 Seeking detail oriented, computer savvy person who can thrive in a non-crowded high tech workplace. Part-time position requires working every weekend. Equal opportunity, drug free workplace. Apply in the About Us section of www.myGTN.tv 6-16-1-14 CALL NOW! Top 5% Pay! Excellent Benefits. 300 New T660's. Need 2 months CDL-A Driving Exp. (877)258-8782 www.meltontruck.com 6-16-1-14 Drivers Earn Up to 39/mi HOME SEVERAL NIGHTS & WEEKENDS 1 yr OTR Flatbed exp. Call: (800)572-5489 Joy ext. 238 Susan ext. 227 SUNBELT TRANSPORT, LLC 6-16-1-14 DriversNo ExperienceNo Problem. 100% Paid CDL Training. Immediate Benefits. 20/10 program. Trainers Earn up to 49 per mile! CRST VAN EXPEDITED (800)3262778 www.JoinCRST.com 6-16-1-14 CDL-A Drivers Relocate for Tons of Great Paying Texas Oilfield work! Great company/ Paid benefits! Must have bulk pneumatic trailer experience. Call today! (800)491-9029 6-16-1-14 DriverGreat Miles! Great Pay! $1000 Signon for experienced CO's & $1500 Incentives for O/O's. Driver Academy Refresher Course available. recruit@ffex.net. (855)356-7121 6-16-1-14 Drivers CDL-A Start up to 43 per mile!! SIGN-ON BONUS!! GREAT HOME TIME!!! Lease purchase available. Experience Req'd. (800)441-4271 x FL-100 HornadyTransportation.com IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a 16, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011

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IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 8-15-25-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 8-15-11-25-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 8-15-25-15 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the Alligator Classifieds.www.UFMoverGuys.comLicensed & Insured Last Minute Specials Loading & Unloading Full-Service Mover. 352-222-0211. 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(866)742-1373 www.florida-classifieds.com. 6-16-1-20 WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKETEvery Sat & Sun Hwy 30115 min from Gainesville 468-2255 12-7-141-21SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTSOpen To Public We-Sa-Su, Noon-Dusk Skeet Trap Olympic Trap -5 Stand gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044 8-15-10-95-21 Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND.THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 17

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Sports THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org alligatorSports PODCAST alligatorSports.org GATOR GREAT DANNY WUERFFEL HOSPITALIZED Dont miss our extensive coverage of the College World Series live from Omaha, Neb., as sports editor Jesse Simonton will make the long trek to the Midwest to bring you non-stop baseball coverage as the top-ranked Gators Former Gators quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Danny Wuerffel has been hospitalized after being diag nosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome, a rare disorder with potentially lethal effects. Wuerffel is expected to make a full recovery, according to the Associated Press. In a busy week of sports entertainment, the crew joins host Jesse Simonton for a quick jam session on the CWS, the Stan ley Cup, The Facilitator and Gold Cup ac tion. Subscribe and download on iTunes. JESSE SIMONTONAlligator Staff Writerjsimonton@alligator.org In the opening baseball media session in February still stinging from a bitterly short trip nearly eight months before the top-ranked Gators spoke about their motivation to get back to the College World Series. Florida players lamented how they were nervous, over whelmed, excited but ultimately blind to the environment they walked into. Yet every player and coach was quick to respond that if the opportunity presented itself to get back to Omaha, Neb., things would be different. As a coach, you can give a player a lot. You can coach a lot of different ways and give them lots of things to improve on, UF coach Kevin OSullivan said in February. But one thing a coach can not give a player is experience. A year ago, the Gators trekked to the CWS wide-eyed and content. Fresh off a Super Regional sweep of perennial powerhouse Miami, Florida strolled into Omaha with a sense of accomplishment, a feeling that the hard part was already past them. But after UCLA and Florida State drubbed UF twice en route to an early exit, a long plane ride home wasnt quite so enjoyable. I hate to say it, but everybody was just happy we got there, senior second baseman Josh Adams said. This year, its different because everybody knows we expected to be there. Dont get me wrong were thrilled were going but theres that little thing in the back of our minds that we knew where we were going to be at this point. We just have to stay focused on the task at hand. Florida left for the CWS on Wednesday, a day earlier than a season ago, charged with a renewed mental approach to the circus that awaits. After reaching the CWS for the second straight season a feat never accomplished in school Florida takes business-like attitude back to OmahaMax Reed / Alligator StaffNo. 2 national seed Florida left Gainesville on Wednesday to travel to the College World Series in Oma ha, Neb. The Gators said they are focused this year after distractions led to an early exit in 2010. Lake LeBegone. Garrison Keillors famous 21st Century update. Luckily, King James made it possible. No longer are all the women strong, all the men good looking and all the children above aver age. Now their lives all suck. Well, according to LeBron anyways. In what is becoming an annual summer tradition like the Kentucky Derby or a Kardashian engagement, the Pied Piper is in a world of Heat after having the audacity to go Rick James on his haters after shrinking in the playoffs again. Antagonizing critics with, Im rich b**** and yall better remember how much better my life is than yours is not the way to address another failed opportunity. Wait, should I clarify what I wrote? How many times can LeBron say something stupid and then retract the same remarks one news cycle later? His petulant whining is becoming increasingly maddening. James ignorant comments only provide further fodder for his detractors. Citing Gods plan in a tweet is What everyone Witnessed Jesse SimontonSimon Saysjsimonton@alligator.org SEE BASEBALL, P AGE 20 SEE JESSE, P AGE 19UF BASKETBALLBy MATT WATTSAlligator Staff Writermwatts@alligator.org Listening to sophomore Patric Young talk about Floridas season-ending loss in March at the NCAA Tournament, its clear he hasnt put the game behind him. Despite contributing solid minutes as a freshman and being eyed as a potential selection in the NBA draft, Young said losing 74-71 to Butler in overtime at the Elite Eight motivated him to come back and improve. We felt we shouldnt have lost that game, he said recently while being inter viewed regarding his invitation to the U-19 USA Basketball camp. Im going to avenge myself from last season, (from) that last game that we lost, he said. Were going to come back and were going to work together as a team. I want to be the guy that can push my teammates and help us get to that point to make it to a national championship this year. But the team that was three wins away from a title is no more. Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Chandler Parsons, Vernon Macklin and Alex Tyus are gone, and the path for Young is wide open. If the 6-foot-9 sophomore is to make good on his goals, it will be with a completely different lineup and larger personal role something Young said he is comfortable with. Motivated Young hoping to fuel guard-heavy GatorsSEE HOOPS, P AGE 19UF plays Texas at 7 p.m. Saturday in Game 1 on ESPN As a coach, you can give a player a lot. You can coach a lot of different ways and give them lots of things to improve on. But one thing a coach can not give a player is experience.Kevin OSullivan UF baseball coachYoung

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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 19 only added ammunition. God doesnt care about the NBA Finals, Jason Whitlock responded emphatically, and hes hardly LeBrons harshest heckler. For years, Ive rooted against The Chosen One, but I always thought he got a bad rap, overanalyzed and maliciously scrutinized. No more. Not after Game 5 against Boston in 2010. Not after The Decision and the ensuing celebration debacle. Not after he complained early in the season about how he didnt expect this much vitriol when leaving Cleveland, only to turn right around and say screw the fans. But most importantly, and especially, not after all the dancing, screaming, chestbumping, hollering and lame-ass taunting during the regular season, only to disappear on the games biggest stage. Basketball fans dont want some sick metamorphosis of the zoo, David Copper the worlds most talented basketball player LeBegone needs to go away for a while and hope everyone forgets what theyve witnessed. A few more Finals observations... I dont know which was weirder to watch: won, or a healthy Chris Bosh goin down in the hallway like a velociraptor just attacked him. Did Bosh ever say what happened or was he breaking down because he was thinking, Oh crap, theyre going to throw someone in the river and Im the most logical choice? ment. Theyll win a championship, but if it doesnt happen next year its going to be really, really awkward for LeBron and Wade to hang out on South Beach. Unsurprisingly, all the Heat fans were Cuban calling them out on live TV was exactly why David Stern hates Cubes but most everyone else loves him. For both teams. I guess the NBA operates ly air Casey Anthony crap, Well, hopefully no one minds their retinas burning and their brains exploding. I love that the Heats Erick Dampier was NBA Finals. Nothing like stealing $73 million from Cuban and then saying, I know I didnt show up for the 2006 Finals and was $90,000 bottle of champagne because I didnt play against you. Finally, these Finals reminded us of one huge thing: You can mix bologna with three day, you still just taste bologna. JESSE, from page 18By BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Kelsey Bruder always told freshmen teammates their UF careers only got easier after year one. I might have weighed more than my batting average freshman reference to her .133 mark. Having completed a senior season in which she batted .387 with 19 homers and 71 RBIs, Bruders time Tuesday. The current member of National Pro Fastpitchs USSSA Pride was honored with the 2011 Honda Sports Award for Softball. The award is given to the nations top collegiate softball player as decided by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. To be recognized as the best player in college softball seems absolutely surreal, Bruder said in an Receiving this award would not have been possible without every single one of my teammates. ner, and only the second Gators softball player along with Stacey Nelson in 2009 to be nominated for the award. Bruder now becomes one of 12 candidates for the Honda-Broderick Cup, the trophy given each season to the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year. cut basketball player and 2010 winThe Broderick Cup will be awarded at a New York ceremony on June 27. This is certainly one of the most prestigious awards that a studentathlete can receive in college athletics, UF coach Tim Walton said in a statement. This is the exclamation point to a great collegiate career for Kelsey and her senior classmates who leave behind a legacy of greatness. A two-time All-American and 2011 Academic All-American, Bruder was at her best during Southeastern Conference play in 2011. She led the SEC in runs, doubles, slugging percentage, hits, RBIs and home runs during league play. The 79 runs she scored this season were a school record. After a freshman season in which she got sparse playing time as a pitcher and designated player, Bruder bounced back her sophomore year to tie the school record for slugging percentage while batting .369 and starting all 68 games. She beat out fellow nominees Ashley Hansen (Stanford), Jolene Henderson (California) and Chellege softballs premier individual award. Former Gator and U.S. Olympic swimmer Tracy Caulkins is the only UF athlete to win the Broderick Cup, taking the award in 1982 and 1984. Neither Bruder, who was hospitalized Tuesday night with dehydration and a stomach illness, nor Walton could be reached for comment.Max Reed / Alligator Staff Wilbekin, four others compete in crowded backcourtposition, he said. I have been working on my game to develop my offensive game, so when that time comes for me to step into that role, Ill be ready and prepared. With the statuses of forwards still up in the air, Young and littleused Will Yeguete may be the only two returning players in Floridas frontcourt. Incoming freshman three-star recruit Walter Pitchford is raw and will need time to develop before contributing major minutes. Florida will depend heavily on its guards in 2011-12, a position of serious strength. The teams top two scorers, guards Kenny Boynton (14.2 ppg) and Erving Walker (14.6), are slated to return, as are Casey Prather and Scottie Wilbekin. rio, who Wilbekin said might be the teams best shooter, will also ting out last season due to NCAA transfer rules. Plus, the Gators inked one of the nations top prosBrad Beal. Theres going to be a lot of great guards here next year, said Wilbekin, who will join Young at the USA Basketball camp. Wilbekin, who turned 18 days after the loss to Butler, said he has been working on his shooting and ball handling in the offseason, and added that he thought too much was made of his age last season. I knew what I could do inside, but I just felt like I had to go out there and prove it to everybody else, Wilbekin said. Now, the sophomore will be tremely crowded backcourt likely to utilize a lot of three-guard, and potentially even some four-guard, lineups. With this team, we have so many guards were possibly going to have one of the top backcourts in the league or in the country, Young said. How coach Billy Donovan decides to use that talent remains to be seen, but one thing is certain, and Young knows it as well as anybody else. Its going to be completely different from the team last year, he said. Ill tell you that. HOOPS, from page 18UF SOFTBALL To be recognized as the best player in college softball seems absolutely sur real. Receiving this award would not have been pos sible without every single one of my teammates.Kelsey Bruder former Gators softball player

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20, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 Florida focused, could face SEC foe Vanderbilt in Game 2 on Tuesdayhistory the Gators know to anticipate large crowds, crazed autograph seekers and cameras everywhere. They under stand the overall atmosphere of the classic event. When the media met with players and coaches on Tuesday, there was an obvious message: Focus on winning, not on the environment and surrounding hoopla. OSullivan led the business-like approach, organizing a team meeting Monday to clear up all the extra stuff. The hotel, the tickets, when were leaving, getting prepared to get packed just the detailed stuff that kind of crept up on us last year, OSullivan said. I think what happened last year was due to the way we prepared ourselves the whole week. I wouldnt say we were satisit was the end of the road, that they were just happy to get there. This year, Im hoping that they under stand that we still have one more step to me personally, it felt like everything was kind of rushed when we got out there last year, and the next thing you know, its the tried to do the best job I can, starting Monday night, preparing ourselves for Satur day night. After addressing initial distractions, OSullivan decided to have the team travel a day earlier to get in a full practice at the new TD Ameritrade Park. In 2010, the last year of historic Rosenblatt Stadium, Florida had just a 45-minute session eight hours before playing UCLA. just the trip out there, Game 1 starter Hudson Randall said about last year. This year were looking to get more out of it, go up there and take care of business. Its not a vacation this year. Florida faces off against Texas in the primetime 7 p.m. slot Saturday on ESPN. BASEBALL, from page 18 SCOUTING THE COMPETITION Source: NCAA.comJohn Boothe and Rosa Taveras / Alligator Staff


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