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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 11 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida TutoringZone adds new courses for more classesProfessors weigh in on the effectiveness of the service, pg 3. Keith Smith shot a graduate student in 2010, pg 4. 88 /71She will leave the Santa Fe Teaching Zoo today to breed at the Perth Zoo in Australia. Read the full story at alligator.org. Wide receiver Deonte Thompson (right) and fullback Trey Burton left Saturdays game with injuries. See Story, Page 13. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff One Hot Ride KEILANI RODRIGUEZ Alligator Contributing Writer MORGAN WATKINS Alligator Staff Writer Protest bicycle ride for better wages ends in LakelandHEALTH ERIN JESTER Alligator Writer SEE HOUSING, PAGE 8 SEE PUBLIX, PAGE 8Resident assistants are being forced to take roommates College students in general think, I dont really have to get the shot.specialist at the Student Health Care Center


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 106 ISSUE 11 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 TODAYFORECASTTHUNDER STORMS 88/71 PARTLY CLOUDY 89/68 THUNDER STORMS 88/69 PARTLY CLOUDY 89/70 PARTLY CLOUDY 89/71 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY WHATS HAPPENINGHEAL First Fall Meeting Today, 6:30 p.m Leigh Hall 207 HEAL is an organization of students representing various health-related fields at UF. It brings together students pur suing careers in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing and physical and occupational therapy. The groups goal is to unite and build a network of diverse students with similar interests and career goals. Students are provided with the resources needed in order to be successful in furthering their professional ambitions. As an organization geared solely to address the concerns and interests of our members, all interested individuals are welcome to get involved. A social will be held at Amore Pizza after the meeting around 8 p.m. Womens Student Association General Body Meeting and Recruitment Wednesday, 7 p.m. CSE Building 220 Want to get involved on campus, join a community of women leaders and gain valuable leadership experience? Come to the Womens Student Associations first general body meeting of the year and meet other students, learn about the organization and eat free food. Everyone is welcome, both males and females, so stop by for more information. WSA has also just released applications for more than 30 leadership positions. Applications can be found online at http://ufwsa.blogspot.com. Applications are due Sept. 14. UF Pre-Pharmacy Society First Fall Meeting Wednesday, 7 p.m. Reitz Union, Room 282 If you are interested in majoring in pharmacy, come to the groups first meeting and meet others who share your interests. Students do not need to be a pre-pharmacy major to attend. A social will be held at Lollicup after the meeting around 8 p.m. RecSports Intramural Sports Softball, Volleyball and Three-on-Three Basketball Free Agents Meeting Wednesday, 7 p.m. Southwest Recreation Center Anyone interested in playing may register as a free agent. Free agents and intramural sports captains who are looking for extra players are invited to attend the softball, volleyball and three-on-three ternship, or project oppor tunity with a Gainesville startup/entrepreneur ial company? Heres a chance to meet company reps from more than 30 Gainesville startups, including Grooveshark, AxoGen, Trendy Entertainment, RegisterPatient, Fracture and many more. Opportunities are available in areas such as marketing, web development, public relations, computer engineering, advertising and more. See the full company list, event agenda and RSVP on Facebook by searching Swap Meet UF Fall 2011. UF Distinguished Professor Lecture Series: Arlan Rosenbloom, Department of Pediatrics Sept. 15, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hough Hall The UF Hough Hall Graduate School of Business presents Insights and Conundrums about Growth Hormone Action Pathways. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by Sept. 13 to mccrayi@ ufl.edu. 31st Annual Gainesville Cycling Festival Oct. 22-23, 8:30 a.m. both days Both rides begin and end at the Northwest Boys & Girls Club at 2700 NW 51st St. The cost per ride is $25 for a mail-in form postmarked by Oct. 15, $26 for a credit card registration and $30 for an Internet registration or $40 for a handwritten registration on Oct. 22 or 23. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County. For more infor mation, visit the festivals website at gccfla.org/gcf/. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to jflechas@alligator. org. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. basketball free agents meeting at the SWRC arena. For more information on how to register as a free agent, please visit http://recsports.ufl.edu/intramuralsports/find-a-team/. Grand Opening of Dance Trance Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 7230 W University Ave. Dance Trance is a nationwide, high-energy dancefitness program that combines all styles of dance with all genres of music for a sweaty dance-fitness class. Techno Contra Dance Sept. 11, 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Reitz Union Rion Ballroom The Contra Dancing Club is hosting the first techno contra dance at UF. There will be a disc jockey, black lights and dancing. Contra dancing is easy to learn, and there will be an introductory workshop at 3:30 p.m. before the dance at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for students and $8 for nonstudents. Something Wicked This Way Comes: How to Save the University Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. Smathers Library, 1A In this public talk, professor Cary Nelson from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will outline strategies for faculty and students to unite, and he will respond to the ongoing political assaults on higher education. Health Occupations Students of America First General Body Meeting Sept. 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Little Hall 121 The Health Occupations Students of America will be having its first meeting of the semester. HOSA is a club for pre-health students. Come to learn about health-based volunteering, national competition scholarships and leadership opportunities. Swap Meet UF Sept. 15, 6 p.m. Stuzin Hall 267 (Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation) Seeking an internship, ex-


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3 Sept. 9, 1966: Students object to a $25 late registration fee. Sept. 6, 1985: Administrators ban over night camp out protests in an attempt to curb violence against student protestors. Sept. 9, 1992: Student Government members discuss the Life Saver Program, which includes a card that gets students a free soda or beer at participating establishments during certain hours. Sept. 6, 2000: Finance senior Louise Reardon is elected to become the liaison between the Alachua County Republican Party and the state Republican Party, representing more than 30,000 registered Republicans. The 21-year-old is a member of Chi Omega sorority. Sept. 10, 2009: Nick Saban signs a contract extension as the head coach of the University of Alabama football team. CLARE LENNON ACADEMICS CLARE LENNONAlligator WriterBefore students posted on Facebook that TutoringZone is like academic sex, before there were 31 tutors and thousands of student clients, there was just Matt Hintze. He had a reputation as a good tutor when he was an undergraduate at the University of California, Los Angeles, and he carried that reputation to graduate school at UF. The requests kept coming, and Hintze started his company in 1999. Now he is CEO of TutoringZone, a private tutoring company regarded by many UF students as the savior of large weed-out courses. About 11,000 indies during last years spring semester. TutoringZone offers weekly tutor ing sessions, test preparation, practice exams, study materials, review packets and interaction with tutors through Facebook. But TutoringZone isnt the only tutoring service in Gainesville. StudyEdge, which opened during the summer, offers services similar to those at TutoringZone. SmokinNotes offers note supplements to classes. Tutoring in Gainesville has become so prevalent, professors are now familiar with it. Macroeconomics professor David Denslow said TutoringZone tutors are able to condense the lecture material in a short amount of time. He said the essence of the class is not always captured on tests and because TutoringZone teaches to the tests, students who rely on those last-minute sessions might miss important things. My theory is that the job market will catch on to that, Denslow said. Some UF students use TutoringZone as their main method of test preparation, going to last-minute reviews instead of classes. TutoringZone Chief Operating Ofhusband, Matt, know some of their patrons use TutoringZone as a substitute for classes. However, she said the rewarding part for Matt is seeing the hardworking students who use the service for extra help when they understand a concept. Although TutoringZone has stuck with mostly business, math and science classes in the past, this semester, an applied physiology and kinesiology class and two different journalism class sessions are being offered. Reporting professor Mike Foley said will be supplemented at TutoringZone. He said learning to write is hard, and he is glad students are seeking help. Foley said he is interested to see how the tutoring sessions will be taught because several lab instructors besides Foley teach and grade students writing. Although he said he thinks the Tutrepreneurs, and he has heard good things about the service, he is a little skeptical of tutors ability to replicate the experience he gives his class. I bet they dont dance! he said.TutoringZone adds new class sessionsFoley


EMILY MORROWAlligator WriterA single tear clung threateningly to Braydens cheek as his daddy walked out the door as if it couldnt decide whether to fall or not. He heard his teacher say he couldnt eat his apples and oatmeal if he was crying, but watching his dad walk away was always so sad. Braydens sad, 2-year-old Olivia lisped, her cheeks bulging with apple slices. Her white-blonde braids bounced in assent to say that sometimes she gets sad too when her mom and dad drop her off. She swallowed her mouthful. But Sophias my friend. And that makes all the difference. At Baby Gator, the child care center for the children of UF students, faculty and staff, everyone is a friend. Little victories are celebrated like when Sophia dumps her milk cup out by herself or when Kelsey waits her turn and instructions are given with love. The 270-or-so students at the three facilities on campus are taught to listen, to share and to wash their hands often. In addition to their set curriculum, students from 6 weeks to 5 years old learn sign language and a smattering of foreign languages. In August, they learned about animals. Septembers theme is All About Me. The children are divided into four age groups. Tiny Gators are 6 weeks to 10 months old, Little Gators are between 10 months and 30 months, Growing Gators are 2-and-a-half to 4 years old, and Future Gators are between 4 and 5 years old. The children are split up between three centers on campus: one on Newell Drive, one on Village Drive and one by Lake Alice. Baby Gators relationship with the unifaculty members and have expertise they are more than willing to share with their childrens classmates. The university is extremely supportive of us, said Pam Pallas, the director of Baby Gator. When the program was doing lessons on the ocean, a deep-sea diver came in for the day to show kids his scuba equipment and shark teeth, she said. This university support played a major part in Baby Gators recent expansion which is still a work in progress. In June, UF purchased the Childrens Creative Learning Center building on Museum Road for an expansion of the program. On July 5, 83 students from the Village Drive center were moved down the street to the newly opened location, dubbed the Lake Alice center. Renovations of the building are ongoing to convert space into classrooms and are expected to continue through early October. The Lake Alice center will eventually take all of the students from Village Drive, as well as about 40 new children. I love that were able to do so much for children and families, Pallas said. I love being able to provide a safe place for par ents to bring their children and know that theyll have an exceptional day. That day starts around 6:30 a.m. when door. Teachers, like Miss Ashley Evangelista and Miss Caitlin Holmes at the center on Newell Drive, serve breakfast provided by Shands. On Thursday, the Little Gators had palm-sized bowls of oatmeal, red apple slices and small glasses of milk. Breakfast lasts until about 8:15 a.m., when most of the students have been dropped off for the day. After breakfast is a little bit of playtime while the teachers call kids one-by-one to apply sunscreen and bug spray. Ms. Sonia Castro calls everyone to the rug and starts reading Why Should I Share? while Miss Nika Lorenz whirls silently around the classroom, pulling out markers and puzzles for the next activity and sending kids one-by-one to use the bathroom and wash their hands. tured centers are punctuated by playground time and hand washing, lunch and tooth brushing and, of course, nap time from about noon to 2 p.m. Parents come to pick up their children by about 6 p.m., and then the teachers can go home to get ready for the next day. When asked what she liked about her job, Miss Caitlin didnt hesitate. The kids, she said. The kids make it worth it every day. 4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011Matthew Riva / Alligator StaffSophia, 3, holds a bag of dinosaurs during playtime in her Baby Gator class. One of her two teachers, Nika Lorenz, graduated from UFs ProTeach program. ON CAMPUSBaby Gator a place of learning, laughter A SAFE DRUG HAS NOT YET BEEN DEVELOPED. MINA RADMANAlligator Writerlon cancer. Medicinal chemists took a toxic chemical produced by would be toxic to cancer cells. According to Hendrik Luesch, an associate professor of medicinal chemistry at UF, certain cyanobacteria from the apratoxins. These chemicals are used to as a decompetitors in nature. A while ago, we found that they have the ability to kill cancer cells, Luesch said. However, these natural products can also have damaging effects to nor mal cells. The researchers designed a related chemical compound that is more toxic to cancer cells than the original without affecting normal cells. Low doses of the compound were given to mice with colon cancer, and researchers discovered that the compound stopped the growth of the cancerous tumor without the poisonous effect of the natural product. About half of all anti-cancer drugs are similar to natural products taken from organisms, Luesch said. More research must be done before a drug based on apratoxins can be tested on human patients. Researchers modify ocean chemical as potential cancer cure HE THREATENED TO SHOOT A DRIVER STOPPED FOR SPEEDING. MORGAN WATKINSAlligator Staff Writer came under scrutiny last year in the shooting conduct on the job. The conduct evaluation was prompted by when he threatened to shoot a 20-year-old man whom he pulled over on a charge of reckless driving. Smith pursued the man because he was driving 79 mph on West University Avenue in a 35-mph zone, according to a police report The driver was reportedly throwing various items, including bottles, out of the top of his Mercedes convertible. While pursuing the car, Smith drove at an unsafe speed and in an unsafe manner, according to an Aug. 26 letter issued by police Chief Linda Stump. Smith pursuing the Mercedes, which slowed to a near stop. Smith pulled up behind the car as it continued to roll slowly forward. Smith ran toward the car and told the man to stop. Smith yelled at him, threatening to shoot him. He used several expletives during the incident. The driver turned off the car and told Smith he had done so. Smith then pulled him from the Mercedes and made him lean over The driver and passenger in the car were not UF students, said UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes. Smith was placed on administrative leave with pay, pending review of his conduct dur ing the stop, according to an Aug. 25 letter from Stump. He received a notice of intent to discontinue/non-renew his appointment at UPD on Aug. 26 a decision that would mean his termination. Stump wrote that the termination came judgment and ability to perform his duSept. 1. Smith can no longer work for UF in any capacity. Smith will be given a one-time severance pay equal to three months salary in accor dance with UF regulations. Visit alligator.org to see the footage. Luesch


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 5 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff Whisked AwayAsia, a 2-year-old Asian small-clawed otter, peeks out of her cage at the Santa Fe Teaching Zoo during one of her training sessions. She is leaving today to breed with another otter at the Perth Zoo in Australia. Visit alligator.org for the full story. CLARE LENNON Alligator Writer Students who want to run for Student Government now have the option to run under the Students Party, a new minority party that looks to challenge the Unite Partys majority rule. Carly Wilson, director of communications for the Students Party, announced the formation of the party in a news release Thursday. Students who wish to run for a Senate position under either party must attend qualifying, which runs today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 284 of the Reitz Union. Wilson said Students Party members will focus on ending corruption and determining said the Unite Party practices. selves, she said. Wilson said another Students Party goal is to withdraw some of the privileges given to Unite Party spokeswoman Christina Bonarrigo said such privileges come from outside revenue and dismissed the idea that Unite Party members do not pay attention to students concerns. We were elected by the students, and therefore we represent the students and their needs, Bonarrigo said. Students Party makes debut ERIN JESTER and JASMINE EARLS Alligator Writers A UF materials engineering professor who suffered a heart attack is in stable condition thanks to two students. Stephen Pearton, 54, was in the Reitz Union food court Wednesday when he began to have a heart attack. S ophomore Lauren Mickle was waiting in line for a salad at Croutons when she saw Pearton seizing up and making choking sounds. A male student waiting near Croutons jumped out of line and began performing CPR. Mickle, who is a lifeguard for UF RecSports, stepped in to help. Paramedics arrived shortly after and brillator. Pearton was taken to the Shands Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. UPD spokesman Brad Barber said the students quick response had an impact on saving Peartons life. Mickle said it was the Mickle said police told her Friday that Pearton was in stable condition and recovering. Professor stable after suffering heart attack themselves.Carly Wilsoncommunications director of the Students PartyON CAMPUS


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to 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 352-376-4458. EditorialTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Elizabeth Behrman EDITOR Joey Flechas MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORFridays question: Are you going to be in town for the long weekend?79% YES 21% NO122 TOTAL VOTESTodays question: Have you ever gone to a session at TutoringZone?Strike Three A Guest column Sami Main is a journalism junior at UF.Sami MainSpeaking Out


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7Most Americans, especially the Obama administration, hoped that the summer of 2010 would be the summer of recovery. It turned out to be the summer of discovery as Americans discovered that the increasingly larger numbers on the national debt clock would actually have to decrease. The result: the November 2010 elections, during which the tea party saved the Republican Party and walloped the Democrats. This summer could be characterized as the summer of dysfunction. Washington gridlocked, and of July. The result: a debt downgrade by a derstands, gridlock only requires one bad driver. In summer 2011, the Obama White or address the greatest obstacle to Americas future success. To be fair, both Democrats and Republicans have contributed to the national debt. istration may have been merely a tenth of ministration, but Obama is correct in mentioning that he inherited a large national attempt to solve the latter but seems alarmingly willing to ignore the former. The national debt this past year was approximately $14 trillion, already a stunningly large sum, but miniscule compared to the future. Largely led by growth in the already expensive entitlement programs, the unfunded obligations of the United States government currently amount to a staggering $61.6 trillion, or $528,000 per household. By 2049, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security will consume all tax revenue, assuming that tax revenues remain at their historical average. While President Obama is not fully responsible for these absolutely unsustainable obligations, he is the president of the United States. Presidents are expected to lead not only their party but also the nation without exception. Inheriting a national problem is not reason to ignore it. Lincoln inherited a nation on the brink of civil war; he fought for the Union. President Reagan inherited a seemingly perpetual Cold War; he defeated an evil empire. have tackled the root of the problem: outof-control growth in entitlement spending. chance to tackle the entitlement crisis without fear of political retaliation. Rep. Paul Ryan, D-Wisc., even did the heavy lifting by proposing a plan to reform entitlements and pay off the national debt. Obama responded with a heavily political speech and his own plan so vague that, when the score it, CBO Director Douglas Elmendorf responded, We dont estimate speeches. During the entire debt ceiling debate that engulfed the summer, the president of the United States could not come up with a single legitimate plan. The only existing alter native to the Republican plan the status quo is entirely unacceptable. Retirement security programs are on their deathbeds, the entire nation is in the sick room and the president is on holiday from obligations. Raising taxes on billionaires and millionaires (plus all those making $250,000 or more) would pay for a mere few days of government spending clearly not a credible solution. Compromise requires that two sides als and meet in the middle. When one side lacks a plan, its nearly impossible to come to terms. The results of this summers debt debate should have been real, bipartisan entitlement reform, but a bipartisan compromise would require that both sides have recovery to begin, America needs a president who will recognize and address the debt crisis in good faith. The nation needs an upgrade in leadership. Derek J. Bekebrede is columnist for the Harvard Crimson at Harvard University.Despite having inherited mess, Obama needs to step it upUWire Conservative columnist William J. Buckley Jr. famously said he would names in the Boston telephone book than Buckleys quote captures a larger antia sentiment that has often haunted graduto address an often exploited assumption that they answer to the Northeast liberal elite. Now, Elizabeth Warren faces the same faculty for nearly two decades is prepar ing to launch a campaign to unseat Republican Sen. Scott P. Brown. ment, Republicans have questioned whethrepresents the views and values of Massachusetts voters. Although she has been upfront about her replete with stories from her small-town childhood in Oklahoma seems designed to counteract any reputation she may have in professional politics? vard famously banned the ROTC program, according to Massachusetts Democratic strategist Mary Ann Marsh. She said that place where people dont spend time with the everyday people, and where people are far more interested in theory than inter acting with people. tive buzz word in politics synonymous with the idea of an out-of-touch class of Northeastern elites that is unpopular with most of the electorate. tension that Brown would exploit in a general election by trying to convince votcould understand their problems. cal climate will make Warrens status as a hurdle for her campaign. At a time when tea party, no experience and never put an economic equation together sells, I think it is going to be par Defending a more aggressive foreign policy strategy this week, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney used Presipaint him as weak on defense. That may be what they think in that said. While he doesnt mention it on the campaign trail, Romney holds business and law name has been a detractor for all candidates with ties to the University. There are cur vard degrees. Warren isnt shy about her connection to Theres nothing to handle, Warren told the Boston Globe upon being asked about her association to the University. It is what it is. Im also 5-foot-8. In addition to emphasizing her Oklahoma roots, Warren has said she would take Senate. Its about being willing to take a good Its being willing to throw your body in front of a bus to block bad ideas. Caroline M. McKay is a staff writer for the Harvard Crimson at Harvard University.Rhetoric paints Harvard grads as out-of-touch elitistsUWireCaroline M. McKayUWire Derek J. BekebredeUWire Mark said he would buy the textbooks before the hur Brunswick, N.J., thinking about all the excitement ceeded promptly to the basement and then to the third aisle. the price tag and began to frown $148.35. Shortly thereafter, he learned the textbook contained a one-time online access code and thus cannot be resold. Mark let out a big sigh and slowly and hesitantly walked back upstairs. It may be a little peculiar that I, Mark Kim, am unhappy about buying a textbook. Being the big nerd that I am, I have a tendency to hoard books. I must have spent close to $4,000 buying the textbooks yes, textbooks sitting on my not-solittle bookshelf. why must I, a lover of textbooks, cringe whenever I buy my textbooks for many of my classes? The answer is that many of them are simply not worthwhile purchases. Indeed, the state of the textbook market is atrocious. The prose in science textbooks is not readable by humans; in many humanities textbooks, the prose is marred by low-qualfaced sentences. Each new edition of an already-horrendous textbook brings no improvement but bears only a minor permutation in section and page numbers so it can be forcefed to new students. The prices reach new heights every year, yet the highly specialized editorial staff who supposmost inane mistakes slip through the cracks. One cannot shake off the feeling that the powers that be are conspiring against him to pay an inordinate amount of money for a book he will never want to read. All is well, perhaps, if the professor actually makes you use the textbook. All is well if you get to sell back the textbook at a reasonable price. The problem persists, however, even when money is not the issue. The abundance of low-quality textbooks affects the lower-division education as well when the students are getting the textbooks for free. These textbooks are so poorly written that many students never come to accept the simple idea of learning by reading. Every idea must be explained, creating another generation of people whose educational experiences cease completely at graduation. Can you, dear reader, imagine a classic textbook, read by generation after generation? Most likely not, I would imagine. The typical textbooks you have in mind will perhaps run through a few more editions and sink forever into oblivion. There are such things, however, as classic textbooks. Take A Course of Pure Mathematics by the British mathematician G. of the most widely read mathematics textbooks. But college mathematics curricula changed substantially since then, and A Course of Pure Mathematics cannot be assigned as a textbook for a course anymore. Even so, its popularity among students of mathematics has not faded. barely a textbook market. Since there was no such occupation as a textbook writer, each textbook was written by a writer and would adhere to the same standard of prose that essay writers and novelists did. As such, a substantial number of old textbooks were well written, and it was not uncommon for several generations to share the same basic textbooks. and perhaps it is impossible for different generations to use the same textbooks. Each will require different kinds of knowledge, and new textbooks will have to be written. I do believe, however, that the textbook writers of our time could learn a thing or two from their predecessors. wrote, Mathematical writing is ephemeral, to be sure, but if you want to reach your audience now, you must write as if for this dictum. Mark Kim is a columnist for the Daily Targum at Rutgers University.Many textbooks are not worth money; writing should be timelessUWireMark KimUWire


Palacios was one such student. She was placed in a triple on the Our room had two desks, two dressers and two closets, she said. And three beds. According to Sharon Blansett, asincoming students alone. Each year, we anticipate cancellations based on historical trends, Blansett said. contracts than there are rooms. By sure that we open as occupancy as possible, she said. Blansett said staying as close to maximum capacity as possible alcess was not easy. switch rooms, she wondered how use the bus. into this tiny car, she said. Then when we closed the door, my lamp MORGAN WATKINSAlligator Staff Writer match-up, UF alumnus Don Crews celebrated a milestone years as a season ticket holddegree in building construction. home games as a student, but away games. ing a year in New Jersey. and all that junk, he said. game is important. missed a game, he said. nately on the same day as a UF changed the date. was born on a Friday in October. Crews spent time with his the hospital that night. The next morning he headplay. The couple has a tradition then continuing their trip up to the mountains to spend said. said. time he went to the Floridaponents, said Sharp, who is ing, too. Former UF quarterback Tim with Emmitt Smith and DanMarshall. ed, Crews will start his ritual championship or bowl game cheering them on. loose. tional championships and championships. game in a season, he said. that goal or not, one thing Don Crews will always be shine, win or lose. ALLIGATOR Photo courtesy to the AlligatorDon Crews shows off his UF football ticket stubs. On Saturday, he attended his 500th Gators football game.Alumnus attends 500th Gators football gameSix people made the 200-mile trek from Immokalee to Lakeland cery retailers. produce industry. The release includes statements regarding how the strenuous, they should seek employment elsewhere and The release also states that Publix does not support workers. cate people about their cause and work on grassroots or community is that Ed Crenshaw will hear our message and will listen to our message and join with us to work PUBLIX, from page 1 HOUSING, from page 1Housing offers more spots than dorm roomsG AMED A Y Im working alongside other farmworkers in the coalition to eliminatethe physical violence Darinel SalesImmokalee farms employeeBlansett


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10, ALLIGATOR 3/2 House Available Immediately Near Law School, Shopping, Restaurants Free UF Parking! 352.371.7777 12-7-11-74-2 Greenwich Green 2/2 for $869 Patio and Storage Closet Call 352-372-8100 12-7-11-74-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. 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 12-7-11-74-2 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 12-7-11-74-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/mo. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 9-7-1162-2 AVAILABLE NOW ONLY A FEW LEFT!! We have REAL 1/1s 3 blocks to UF GATORNEST 575 sq ft, $550 300 NW 18th 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 9-30-11-29-2 3bedroom $509/person All inclusive townhome with everything included! Utilities, cable, internet, furniture & washer/dryer. The Laurels Apts. Call now: 352-335-4455 12-7-11-74-2 STILL SEARCHING? Call 352-375-7104 today! trend4rent.com12-7-74-2 Post Apartments1br apts in a quiet n'hood near campus/downtown; some utils incl. 1825 NW 10th St. Pvt. patio w/ lock gate, green space, big trees. $499 1700 SW 16th Ct. 1 block from Shands. $549-$599. postj@bellsouth.net 376-0080, 284-3873. 12-7-11-74-2 HOUSES FOR AUGUST BIKE TO UF 3BR/2BA, fenced yard, $1000 4/2 in NW $1300. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-7-11-74-2 3BR, 2Bath, Washer/Dryer, Fenced backyard, Carport,No pets. $1450./Mo 303-877-4915 9-19-11-30-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 9-9-1119-2 Roommates a Hassle? Move into your own downtown apt! www.ArlingtonSquare.org Studios and 1Bdrms starting at $599! Check availability now! 338-0002 12-7-11-74-2 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 9-16-11-20-2 3BR, 2BA, Condo Unit, Ground Floor, Kitchen & living area; Swimming pool & tennis courts; The Sparrow; $700.00 per month. Call Cristen at 352-514-6222 9-19-11-20-2 Near UF Campus The Baxter House Historic spacious 2 story brick, 4BR/2BA. Custom built with many beautiful, unique features; all the amenities NPets, NS, $2000/ month obo + util. Call 275 1259 9-19-1120-2 HUGE 4BR/2BA HOUSE 2 blks to UF/ Sorority Row/Norman Hall/Shands area. Dining rm, remodeled baths, cent AC/heat, new wd flrs, W/D, DW. Pets ok. Parking! Avail now 1 yr. $1780 OBO. 352-665-8166 lv msg 9-6-11-10-2 2BD/2BA townhouse, full W/D, huge closets, tile and laminate flooring, fenced backyard, pet friendly, near UF, very clean, section 8 accepted. $725/mo 2911 SW 38th place (954) 439-2076 2BR/1BA Cent heat mobile home. Shady lot, laundry room. From $290 to $400/mo. Includes water. No pets. 1st month half price! Vacant lots also available. 4546 NW 13th St. 376-5887 9-20-20-2 Spectacular 3BR, Lakefront Condo 1 mile south of UF and Shands recently renovated, $1400 month pool, clubhouse, 2500 s.f. + garage available immediately (352) 262-2871 9-2111-20-2 Historic House walk to UF.2703 NW 2nd Ave.Central h/a,screened porch,private parking,laundry with w/d.perfect for grad student or professional.No pets.1st,last sec.$40 app fee. $795 mo. 352-332-5836 9-15-1116-2 3 blocks to UF Gatornest $550 Only 3 left Bike to UF Centerpoint $450Only1 left 4BR/2BA House directly across from Law School W/D, DW, cent AC/heat 2392 NW 2nd Avenue Call for details No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com 9-8-11-10-2 The PolosONE MONTH FREE Move In By September 15th Call For Details! 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-7-11-68-2 FOR RENT: 4 BED/2 BATH HOUSE, OFF NEWBERRY RD ACROSS GAINESVILLE HEALTH & FITNESS. $1200 RENT PER MONTH, $300 PER PERSON. CALL: 786-586-5670 OR 305-439-3435 EMAIL: KLAND304@AOL.COM 9-7-11-4-2 Sublease NOW-Jan 2012 (Extendable) 3BR(1550 sqft)/ 2 Bath/ Lv/ Dine/ Kitchen/ Large Screened Porch/Balcony. Close to UF. In Complex : Club hs; Pool; Sauna; Laundry; BBQ; Parking. Pets allowed. $800/ mo(reduced). 352-356-8889 9-6-11-1-2 Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 12-7-74-4 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 Male roommate needed 4 BR house, 14 blks from campus. Safe & secure NW neigh borhood. Great deck & yard. Clean, nicely furn, new appl, $575/mo incl util, w/d. AJ 561.718.5567 9-6-11-10-4 $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 9-6-11-10-4 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $379/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more beautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871 9-7-11-5-4 Need female/nonsmoker roommate; 2bed/1 bath apt; $255 a month (not including utilities); available NOW; 12 month lease; nonrefundable deposit of $44.50; 3 miles from UF/7 miles from SFC; contact Becca at 352222-8117. 9-7-11-5-4 NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condo for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 12-7-74-5 BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 12-7-11-74-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 12-7-11-74-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 12-7-11-74-6 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. 12-7-74-6 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 12-7-74-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 12-7-74-6 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 12-7-74-6 **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. 12-7-74-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 12-7-74-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-7-11-74-6 BED SET TWIN $49 FULL $69 QUEEN $89 KING $99 352-376-0953 4390 SW 20TH AVE 10-611-30-6 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-7-70-7 PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 12-7-11-74-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway... bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 12-7-10-74-10GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 12-7-74-10 WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 12-774-11 12-7-11-74-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 12-7-11-74-11SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 12-7-11-74-11


ALLIGATOR 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 12-7-11-74-11 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 12-7-11-74-11 Road Rat Motors is giving away TWO scooters to our Facebook friends, one at end of Summer B, another in Fall. "Like" our FB page for more details about the giveaway. facebook.com/RoadRatMotors 9-12-1124-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-7-11-74-11 CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 12-7-74-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 12-7-1174-12 I BUY CARS & TRUCKSCall Anytime 352-339-51589-30-11-21-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BACK TO SCHOOL SALE! PRICES SLASHED!!!! NO CREDIT CHECKS!!!! 352-338-1999 12-7-74-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECKS CASH VEHICLES $999 & UP! 352-338-1999 12-7-74-12 92 EAGLE TALON $999 89 FORD BRONCO $999 94 FORD TAURUS $999 96 HONDA ACCORD $1499 352-338-1999 12-7-74-12 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1999 95 NISSAN 200SX $1999 98 FORD F250 $2500 02 CHEVY BLAZER $4999 352-338-1999 12-7-74-12 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 98 PONTIAC GRAND AM $1999 01 DODGE NEON $1999 00 OLDS ALERO $2500 352-338-1999 12-7-74-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES CERTIFIED USED VEHICLES NO CREDIT CHECK MOVE VEHICLES $500 & UP! 352-375-9090 12-7-74-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES BACK TO SCHOOL SALE! PRICES SLASHED!!!! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 12-7-74-12 03 HONDA CIVIC $8900 04 HONDA ACCORD $8999 03 MITS ECLIPSE $7999 05 TOYOTA CAMRY $10999 352-375-9090 12-7-74-12 02 NISSAN XTERRA $8999 07 SUZUKI VITARA $12999 04 HONDA ODYSSEY $9999 05 SUZUKI XLT $9999 352-375-9090 12-7-74-12 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-7-74-13 LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-7-74-13 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 9-8-11-74-13 $$ CASH PAID, $500 OR MORE $$ FOR JUNK CARS & TRUCKS RUNNING OR NOT, ANY CONDITION SAME DAY PICK UP. FREE TOWING NO TITLE NEEDED. CALL 352-771-6191 10-11-11-30-13 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 Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfranchis.cfcoxmail.com This newspaper assumes no responsibility 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. 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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Floridas opener against FAUDid John Brantley do enough in Week 1 to show you hes a different player in 2011? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Underclassmen in the secondaryWhich potential starter will play the largest role for Florida this season? Elam (70%) Roberson (13%) Saunders (9%) Riggs (9%)Former Gators greats Abby Wambach (left) and Heather Mitts reminisce on their time in Gainesville. See Story, Page 15. FLOYD WILL MEET WITH NCAA TO DETERMINE STATUS. GREG LUCAAlligator Staff Writer Two days after sophomore Sharrif Floyd was declared ineligible just prior to Floridas season opener, the reasoning behind his status remains unclear. Coach Will Muschamp declined further comment Monday, The University Athletic Association released a statement saying Floyd will remain ineligible until he is cleared to play by the fered was to say that the issue is not related to sports agents, University of Florida boosters or his Ron Cohen, Floyds former coach at Philadelphia George Washington High, told the Palm Beach Post that Floyd is scheduled to have a hearing with the NCAA today. Floyd played in all 13 games as a freshman and was projected to be a starter at defensive end. Senior William Green started in his place against FAU. Injury update: Muschamp said he expects sophomore fullback Trey Burton and redshirt senior Dana Burke / Alligator StaffFlorida coach Will Muschamp would not comment on the status of Sharrif Floyds eligibility on Monday after the school announced before Saturdays game that Floyd would not play. Floyd not eligible, hearing set for todayTHE TOM GREEN SHOWThe way things looked in The Swamp on Saturday, youd think the Urban Meyer era never ended. The Gators were using superior speed to run around, past and through the Owls. The defense was suffocating. Special teams came through with a blocked kick and one (nearly two) touchdowns, and hey, there was even a 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback running the ball as Florida romped to an easy 41-3 win. But dont think one convincing victory against a vastly overmatched Florida Atlantic squad is a sign of things to come this season a subpar Sun Belt team is not a Southeastern Conference-caliber foe. Coach Will Muschamp even said as much Monday afternoon when he admitted the team approached the game with the understanding it will play better venturing away from the coach-speak to which weve all become accustomed. and collected under center. He looked like a man who was in command of the offense, but he wasnt asked to do much against FAU. Of his 21 completions, 13 were on screens or passes in off dinks and dunks to the fastest running back duo in the land, Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps, who made the Owls BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Kelly Murphys kill attempt ricocheted off the net and back to her. Instead of a pleasant sendoff after a lengthy homestand, Mondays match In a wild meeting that saw the No. 9 Gators (6-1) come back from a 2-0 25, 27-29, 25-17, 25-18, 14-16) to No. 19 Iowa State (7-0), Florida was hampered by a slow start and late errors. Its really disappointing because we worked so hard to get to that When we get there, we need to make Although the Gators had two less attack errors than the Cyclones and out-hit their opposition .251 to .208, UF recorded a season-high 17 service errors. Florida averaged 9.5 service er da would like to forget. It was just the execution in the Iowa State opened the contest in dominating fashion. Before the matchs 10-minute break, the Cyclones out-hit the Gators .331 to .177 and outblocked them six to four. Behind 12 kills and eight UF attack victory. Florida then blew a 24-21 lead to lose set two 29-27. We showed them some numbers Gators lose of season Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde SEE TOM, P AGE 16 SEE VOLLEYBALL, P AGE 16 SEE FOOTBALL, P AGE 14UF VOLLEYBALL


14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida defensive tackle Dominique Easley (2) helped the front seven completely disrupt the FAU offense on Saturday. The Gators recorded two sacks and 11 tackles for loss. Florida 41, Florida Atlantic 3 FAUs offensive ineptitude through its Jeff Demps SWAMP STUDSJaye Howard 18 KEY STATChris Rainey TURNING POINT Solomon Patton THREE KEY PLAYS STANDINGS John Brantley Jelani Jenkins 1 2 3 4 Final Florida Atlantic Florida 3 41 SCORE BY QUARTERS TYLER JETTAlligator Staff Writer Stadium his own ballroom Saturday night; one that happens to rely heavily on hip hop and welcomes 280-pound performers. The season opener is always a forum for excessive celebration, a medium to release pent-up energy built from eight months of waiting for actual games to be played. Easley took it to another level against FAU. He danced on the sidelines. He danced danced at every chance during the game. Easley sucks at dancing; sucks at dancing, defensive tackle Omar Hunter said. But you know what? He keeps us going when he does that. He brings a lot of juice to this team, and I love that. The Gators front seven had more than enough juice in Saturdays 41-3 beatdown of the Owls. FAU squeaked out just 30 yards rushing, and it couldnt move the chains until less than four minutes remained in the fortable until the game was out of reach. Graham Wilbert was only sacked once Saturday, but he felt plenty of pressure. Running back Alfred Morris, meanwhile, gained 16 yards on 14 carries. Morris rushed for 928 yards last season, including 80 against Muschamps Texas defense, and he ran for 1,392 the year before that. Their kids were coming off the ball and exploding into our offensive line, FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger said. Much has been made in the offseason about Muschamp and defensive coordinafront would shift from 4-3 to 3-4 throughout games, Muschamp said in his introductory press conference last December. So far, so good. Saturdays effort was a far cry from last season, when Floridas play at the line of scrimmage was a weak link on a unit that performed quite well overall. The Gators defense was ranked ninth nationally in 2010, but the group allowed 130.62 rushing yards per game 31st in the nation. Muschamp thought the teams pass rush was subpar, though the Owls did keep seven players in pass protection throughout the game. The energy of the defensive line, however, was palpable. Sophomore Ronald Powell, who recorded one of Floridas two sacks, could be seen jawing and even feigning punches with offensive linemen throughout the night. After one incident, a referee warned him to stop. sportsmanlike conduct penalty. As for Easley, he was perhaps the only player more hyped than Powell. pass-blocking Morris above him like a pro wrestler. Hes a monster, Hunter said. And a good defensive tackle. And a dancer, though not a skilled one. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Easley, defense dominate FAUBurton, Thompson not expected to miss game on Saturday against UABwide receiver Deonte Thompson, both of whom left Saturdays Burton sustained some bruising in the hip and rib area on his but returned later in the game. Thompson took a heavy hit to the back of the head after making a catch on a crossing pattern early in the fourth quarter, but Muschamp said the wideout did not suffer a concussion on the helmetto-helmet blow. Muschamp added that junior wide receiver Omarius Hines, who missed Saturdays game with a hamstring injury, is expected to be back this week against Alabama-Birmingham. Also absent against FAU were junior cornerback Jeremy Brown (knee) and sophomore wide receiver Robert Clark (hamstring), who Muschamp listed as probable-to-questionable for next week. Driskels playing time: Muschamp restated on Monday the desire to give freshman quar terback Jeff Driskel meaningful snaps, adding that he will do so again against UAB if the opportunity presents itself. Driskel entered for three plays against FAU with 6:04 remaining in the second quarter, then again with 8:01 left in the fourth. He completed 4 of 6 passes for 42 yards and an interception, while also running twice for 8 yards. Weekly awards: Redshirt senior defensive tackle Jaye Howard was named the Southeastern Conferences Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week following his four-tackle, onesack performance against Florida Atlantic. Howard also recorded 1.5 tackles for loss. Muschamp singled out running backs Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps as the teams offensive players of the week. Muschamp also cited sixthyear senior and Notre Dame transfer Dan Wenger as the teams best lineman, while left tackle Xavier Nixon was mentioned as the player who gave the most effort. On defense, Muschamp gave sophomore linebacker Jelani Jenkins his Hard Hat Award, mentioning a powerful hit Jenkins made while breaking up an FAU pass attempt midway through the third quarter. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@ alligator.org. FOOTBALL, from page 13Tom Green and Maegan Dennis / Alligator Staff Demps


JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer Though it has been 10 years since U.S. womens national team members Abby Wambach and Heather Mitts last dressed out in orange and blue, memories of their time in Immediately, UFs national championship win in 1998 comes to mind, followed closely by the friendships they made as teammates building a new program. Even the awesome, 25-cent nights, as Wambach recalls, seem as if they were enjoyed yesterday. I was driving around and Im there, Mitts said. Its changed a little bit, but at the same time, a lot of its very familiar and obviously its still an amazing place to be. Perhaps the most recognizable aspect of their college days, however, was the crowd of 3,728 on hand the largest in four years at Pressly Stadium to greet them Friday night during No. 13 Floridas 3-0 win against Texas Tech. With the 2010 opener drawing just 1,932 people, the last time the Gators started the season with the same buzz around the program was in 1999, when more than 4,700 against Florida State. To begin that season, the summer heroics of the famous World Cup title over China were still fresh in the nations memory. I was 19 years old sitting here in Gainesville when the women won the World Cup in 99 and never in I would have a moment similar to that, Wambach said. tion toward womens soccer, which is even more impressive to the 31-year-old considering the U.S. fell short of winning the Cup this year. against Japan, Mitts and Wambach cent in Womens Professional Soccer, where they play for the Atlanta We, as a national team, hope that it transcends all the way down the ladder, Wambach said. We soccer because, truthfully, its not nearly as popular in this country as did something special in Germany evant year-round and not just every four years starts at the collegiate ternational-caliber players. Obviously Title IX has a lot to do with that, Mitts said. Just having the opportunity for so many girls to come here and to play college soccer and for us to have a league now, all of this is a part of the result of how far soccer has come here in the United States. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 15 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFormer Gators greats Heather Mitts (left) and Abby Wambach (right) spoke to the team before Fridays 3-0 win against Texas Tech at home in front of nearly 4,000 the largest crowd in four years. Wambach, Mitts reminded of Gainesville glory days after visit I was 19 years old sitting here in Gainesville when the women won the World Cup in 99 and never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would have a moment similar to that.Abby WambachU.S. soccer player


ALLIGATOR Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffGators right-side hitter Tangerine Wiggs had a career day on Monday against Iowa State, but the junior took Floridas VOLLEYBALL, from page 13 Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. TOM, from page 13 The mens and wom ens teams began the sea son with a pair of overall and individual victories at olina Invitational on Friday. Leading the way for the No. 22 womens squad was Kenyan newcomer Florence NGetich, who ran a tuneup style, two-mile race in 11:02.7. She edged senior seconds for the win, as the Gators placed six other run ners in the top 10. [Florence] is a phe nomenal athlete, just how quick shes adjusted to Gainesville and to Florida and the team has been great, UF coach Todd Mor gan said. Its like shes been here for three years. The mens 5k race proved even closer at the top for No. 26 Florida, with freshman Jimmy (15:39.11) beating out team mates Tyler Da vidson and a second at the line. The plan was to just get to the front and run with a tight back, Morgan said. [Jimmy] is adjusting really fast to everything and it was nice to see his colle giate career starting out on a great note. Both teams received a perfect low score of 15 race. Mens 5k 1. Florida, 15 Womens Two Mile 1. Florida, 15 UF Cross Country Wins First EventMorgan John Boothe / Alligator Staff