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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 56 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Names of some deceased show up in UF directoryEleven people were listed last year, pg 3. Students celebrate release of Asian-interest magazineA party will be held today in the Reitz Union, pg 8. Some students use apps to get datesSmartphone apps that let members see popularity, pg. 4. 79 /55 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13Florida quarterback John Brantley was held out of practice Monday but is expected to play against South Carolina. See story, Page 13. David Carr / Alligator Nick Wright, a 19-year-old criminology sophomore and chaser coach practices on Flavet Field on Sunday night for the upcoming International Quidditch World Cup in New York City. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THE TEAM HAS MADE IT TO THE TOURNAMENT. JULIA GLUM Alligator Contributing Writer From a distance, the cluster of UF students practicing at the center of Flavet Field Sunday night might have looked like an ordinary sports team. But upon closer examination, the details were different. Players rode on PVC pipes, running, leaping and dodging balls under the moonlight. They werent playing soccer or football. They were playing Quidditch. The meeting was one of the UF students last practices before traveling to New York to compete in the International Quidditch Associations fifth-annual World Cup for the first time. This is a sport, said team president Bridget Siegel. Its Harry Potter, but its a sport. Non-magical Quidditch, inspired by J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter franchise, is a mixture of rugby, lacrosse and dodgeball without any padding, said Siegel, a 19-year-old religious studies sophomore. Seven athletes from each team play one of four positions at a time. There are four balls and six hoops, and all players except the snitch runner must keep a broomstick between their legs. Florida Quidditch players use PVC pipes for broomsticks during practice. For the competition on Saturday and Sunday, about 2,000 athletes from 100 teams will gather on Randalls Island in New York City to vie for a trophy, 14 handcrafted broomsticks and the title of best Quidditch team in the world. Because there are no requirements Club Quidditch team heads to World CupSEE QUIDDITCH, PAGE 5 CLARE LENNON Alligator Writer Despite entertainment changes, turnout for this years Gator Growl was lower than expected. The UF student-run pep rally, put on by Florida Blue Key, attracted a crowd of about 26,000 this year, said Gator Growl Producer Aaron Heger. Staff had projected more than 30,000 people would attend. Final attendance numbers were not available at press time, but Heger said about 11,000 students attended, which he estimated is about 2,000 more than last year. This year the stage was moved from the north endzone to the student section of Ben back after a two-year hiatus, and a headlining music act returned after a year without one. From what he has heard, Heger said the stage change has generated the most positive feedback. Its just much easier to see from multiple angles across the stadium, he said. works and the Ask Bernie skit were also received well. In the skit, UF President Bernie Machen did the Bernie, a dance from the 1989 movie Weekend at Bernies. Audience members also enjoyed this years entertainment, Heger said. Joel McHale, who hosts The Soup on E! Entertainment network and acts in NBCs show Gator Growl turnout came up short despite show changes THE DRIVER WAS CITED FOR CARELESS DRIVING. EMILY MORROW Alligator Writer A UF employee was taken to Shands at the University of Florida after he was hit by an RTS bus Monday afternoon. Ayman Abdellatief, 31, was riding his bike south on Gale Lemerand Drive around 3 p.m. when he was hit by an RTS Route 121 bus as it turned into the Large Commuter Parking Lot, according to a University Police Department news release. The bus, driven by 51-year-old Craig Pearson, was also traveling in the southbound lane when the accident happened, the release said Maj. Brad Barber, public infordellatief was pinned under the bus for several minutes before Fire Rescue workers were able to pull him out. Abdellatief was taken to Shands with arm injuries, Barber said. However, Barber said he did not know how severe the injuries were. Abdellatiefs status was not available as of press time. The bicyclist is very fortunate to have survived this incident, Barber said. Pearson was cited for careless driving. Bicyclist struck by RTS bus near Commuter LotSEE GROWL, PAGE 5 We have a lot of stamina and a lot of speed, and were just going to run the big teams into the ground.Nick Wrightcriminology sophomoreMachen

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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 106 ISSUE 56 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 73/51 PARTLY CLOUDY 67/45 THUNDER STORMS 77/47 SUNNY 79/51 PARTLY CLOUDY 79/55 WHATS HAPPENINGCanned Food Drive at Santa Fe College Today through Thursday All food collected for this Thanksgiving food drive will go to the Bread of the Mighty food bank. The goal is 5,000 pounds of canned food. There will be a collection box in every building at Santa Fe College. Student Government will have a collection table in the south breezeway on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation John Gray Distinguished Lecturer Franklin Boteler Today, 8:30 a.m. Paramount Plaza Hotel 2900 SW 13th St. Franklin E. Boteler, assistant director of the Institute of Bioenergy, Climate and Environment, will speak on Forest Resources: Constant Values in a Sea of Change. For more information, visit http://sfrc.ufl.edu/download/JG2011.pdf or call 352846-0850. The event is free. HEALs Fourth Fall Meeting Today, 6:30 p.m. Leigh Hall, Room 207 Come to the fourth meeting of Health Education Asian Leaders. Learn more about the groups upcoming Health Panel and how to be a part of it. Learn about the prestigious Junior Honors Medical Program as well as the Honors Combined BS/ DMD Program. Hamara Asia Film Series Part 2 Today, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium Asian Kaleidoscope Month presents the screening of The Namesake, an acclaimed film that follows the life of an American-born South Asian who struggles with his identity and the clash of the two cultures. See www.ufakmonth.com for more information. Audra McDonald Performance Today, 7:30 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Multiple Grammy and Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will perform popular show tunes, cinema classics and original pieces. McDonald starred in ABCs hit TV series Private Practice and will play the lead role in this winters Broadway run of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess. Student tickets are $15. Visit performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. BRIEFSMemorial service to be held for former professorFriends and family will gather at M. Jack Ohanians memorial service on Saturday to honor the former associate dean for research and administration and a professor of nuclear engineering at UF. Ohanian, who retired in 2001, died Oct. 31. He was 78. His family has not released the cause of death. His friends said he was passionate about nuclear engineer ing. He was active in showing the need for the country to use nuclear power in light of various oil problems, said Gene Hemp, who knew Ohanian for 40 years through working together in the nuclear engineering department at UF. When not devoting his time to work, Ohanian traveled to other countries, mainly in Europe, and spent time with his wife in their timeshare in Fort Myers. The memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, 3146 NW 13th St. ASHLEY HEMMYFlamingo spotted on a lake north of NYCPOUND RIDGE, N.Y. It wasnt a lawn ornament on a suburban New York lake. It was According to the New York Post, Chris Evers spotted it last month while canoeing on Lake Kitchawan near his Pound Ridge home. Concerned the tropical bird would die in the cold overnight, he brought it home and placed An ID band on the birds leg showed it had been hatched at an exotic-animal business in North Carolina. quickly contacted. Hes a private zoo operator who lives 15 miles from Evers and has a state goes. The bird had been misscoop on Oct. 22. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Neuroscience Club Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Little Hall, Room 121 The group will be providing information on how to apply to the IDS neurobiological sciences major. This unique and flexible major is designed for undergraduates interested in the biological basis of the brain and behavior. Free pizza and drinks will be provided. For more infor mation, visit the groups Web page at http://neuroscienceclub.webs.com/. A Taste of Israel Tuesday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. UF Hillel Come cook, taste and discover the history and role of food in Israel. Shakshuka will be available. Children Beyond Our Borders General Body Meeting Today, 7:30 p.m. Computer Sciences/ Engineering Building, Room E220 Come out to learn more about upcoming events, activities and other ways to get involved with Children Beyond Our Borders. A representative from Teach For America will speak about the organization as well. First Amendment Free Food Festival Wednesday, noon to 2 p.m. Plaza of the Americas Students can trade their First Amendment rights for free food. This event is meant to educate people about the importance of free speech. 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. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. 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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3 Haley Stracher / AlligatorFalse Alarm MARIA GALINDOAlligator Contributing WriterGatorship, a program of UFs Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, will host a forum discussing the relationship between cultural identity and campus involvement today at 6 p.m. in the Graham Gallery. Out of the Box: Cultural Freedom and Limits aims to encourage UF students to step outside their cultural boundar ies, said Breanne Palmer, 20, Gatorship co-assistant director of educational development. The forum will feature a panel of three students: Matt Davidson, Soma Nwokolo and Xavier Suarez, who will talk about their cultural experiences at UF. I will be speaking on my past and current involvement in organizations that someone who looks like me wouldnt get involved in, said Davidson, 21.Students to host cultural identity forum ELEVEN PEOPLE WERE SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Contributing WriterJ. Robert Cade, the inventor of Gatorade, died Nov. 27, 2007, at the age of 80. According to the UF directory, he can be reached at 352-392-8592. His email address is also listed. Professor Gerald Kish died in September after suffering a heart attack. But he is no longer listed. Students, faculty and identipartment can update the directory themselves, said Warren Curry, the manager of identity access management at UF. However, some people do not publish their information, and it doesnt get updated. Students can update their addresses by accessing myUFL and The information is stored in the identity registry, Curry said. For a professor or student who has passed away, their information It can sometimes take a few days, Curry said. We have to be careful with that transaction. However, the information on the deceased does not get deleted. It remains on the registry hidden from the public view. The online directory updates at least once a day from the main source registry. Some cases can be updated within an hour, Curry said. Unlike the online directory, the UF printed directory gets updated every year. James S. Evans is a directory systems operator at UF. He notices that every year the UF directory is printed with incorrect information, including the information of deceased people. It makes his job tougher. In last years directory, there were 3,337 people listed without phone numbers, 1,900 people listed with incorrect phone numbers and 11 deceased people listed, Evans said. I was told by my supervisor that a few mistakes in the directory is nothing to complain about, he said.Names of deceased still appear in UF directory

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WASHINGTON Sorry, E.T. lovers the White House says it has no evidence that extraterrestrials exist. The White House made the unusual declaration in response to a feature on its website that allows people to submit perespond to if enough people sign on. In this case, about 5,000 people signed a petition demanding that the White House disclose the governments knowledge of extraterrestrial beings, and about 12,000 signed another petition seeking formal acknowledgement of an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race. In response, Phil Larson of the White Policy wrote that the U.S. government has no evidence that life exists outside Earth, or that an extraterrestrial presence has contacted any member of the human race. In addition, there is no credible infor mation to suggest that any evidence is being hidden from the publics eye, Larson wrote. But he didnt close the door entirely on a close encounter of an alien kind, noting that many scientists and mathematicians believe that, statistically speaking, odds are high that there is life somewhere among the trillions and trillions of stars in the universe although odds of making contact with non-humans are remote. White House to engage on a somewhat off-beat topic since the We the People website was unveiled in September. The White House also has been forced to explain why it cant comment in response to a petition demanding Try Casey Anthony in Federal Court for Lying to the FBI Investigators (because its a law enforcement matter). And various petitions demanding legalization of marijuana have gathered about 100,000 names, to which the White House argues that marijuana is associated with addiction, respiratory disease and cognitive impairment, and legalizing it would not be the answer. When the website debuted, the White House promised to respond to any petition that garnered 5,000 or more signatures within 30 days, but its now raised that threshold to 25,000. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffUsing social media to meet new people is a growing trend among 20and 30somethings. Apps like OkCupid Locals and Blendr let young adults set up instant dates. ASHLEY HEMMYAlligator Contributing WriterSnagging a date for Friday night can be as easy as checking your phone. A growing trend of smartphone applications are being used by 20and 30-somethings to set up instant dates. Users upload photos, interests and their locations. Some choose to text and chat online with others for a few weeks before meeting, while some meet each other right away. Some apps, like OkCupid Locals, are part of larger dating websites, while others, like Blendr, are solely apps. The creators of Blendr, which unites people with common interests, also launched Grindr, an app launched in 2009 and thats popular among gay men. Unlike ordinary dating websites, Blendr and Grindr use location-based networks, allowing are nearby. Initially offered only on the iPhone, Grindr is now also available on most Blackberry models. In November, the app surpassed 3 million users in 192 countries with 814,000 U.S. users, according to a Nov. 3 Grindr news release. Jesse Scanlon, a digital media technology junior at Santa Fe College, has friends who use Grindr and said it is a better alternative to OkCupid Locals, the app he uses. Scanlon said he has made friends and set up successful dates with the OkCupid app. Only a few years ago, people would make swift judgment or criticism toward the idea of digital dating, Scanlon said, but today, it seems more than feasible, in my opinion. Ilan Shrira, an assistant UF psychology professor, said college-aged students tend not to use dating websites because they have large social networks. This growing trend of using social media to meet new people can erase previous stigmas toward dating sites for young people who say they dont need them. Young people in college are using a combination of both chatting online and meeting faceto-face, he said. If anything, an app would help them. Other ways young people meet online are through Facebook, Twitter and other networking sites, he said. Freshman Alissa Giordani, 18, said she has not used dating websites or smartphone apps, but said she sees how other college-aged people may be interested. Apps seem to make the other person more real, she said. You can text them on your phone instead of just talking to them online.Dating apps for smartphones gain popularity among some students THE PLAYERS WILL SPORT UPDAPPROVED BANDANAS PAID FOR BY STUDENT GOVERNMENT. MINA RADMANAlligator Writer will multiply when the Humans vs. Zombies game returns to campus this time sporting new, Student Governmentfunded accessories. The 24-hour-a-day campus-wide game of tag begins at midnight Wednesday and ends Sunday night. A group of people wearing bandanas on their arms and carrying balled-up socks and Nerf guns act as humans who ward off zombies. The zombies, who wear bandanas on their heads, tag the humans to turn them into zombies. Players must wear the designated orange and blue Humans vs. Zombies bandanas during the game. The 1,600 bandanas were bought over the summer and paid for by SG, which gave the club $3,600, according to Rebecca Foster, Humans vs. Zombies chapter president. We negotiated with the police to use bandanas instead of T-shirts, said game moderator Anthony Cardona, a 19-yearold exploratory liberal arts sophomore. Bandanas are distributed to players at ing will be held in Rinker Hall Room 110 today at 8 p.m. Participants must attend a rules meeting, receive a waiver and check out a bandana before they play. Players must return the bandanas by said. As of Monday evening, there were 182 people registered for the game. About 1,100 people participated in the largest Humans vs. Zombies game at UF held in spring 2010.Humans vs. Zombies returns with some wardrobe changesCRIME MORGAN WATKINSAlligator Staff WriterDays after local law enforcement agencies teamed up to investigate three robberies, an anonymous tip and a probation bracelet led to the arrest of two men who now face extradition from Georgia. Michael T. Spralding, 24, and Henry L. Murray, 31, were arrested Saturday in Hapeville, Ga., in connection with two of the crimes, according to a joint news release from and Gainesville Police Department. GPD detectives received an anonymous tip that the men might be connected to the crimes, said Cpl. Angelina Valuri, GPD public Murray was wearing a GPS tracking bracelet because he is on felony probation in Florida. The bracelet helped law enforcement Kelly, ASO public information ofThe agencies got arrest warrants for the men and worked with Geor gia authorities to bring them into custody, he said. One of the home invasions occurred on Sept. 6, when an elderly couple was tied up in their home on Northwest 49th Lane and had their white Ford Explorer and other items stolen. The second set of charges is related to a Nov. 2 robbery in which a woman was tied up in her home on Northwest 38th Street and had her white Subaru Legacy stolen. Both of the cars have been found. They face an extradition hear ing in Georgia before they can be brought to Alachua County, Kelly said. ASO and GPD are continuing to work together on the home invasion investigation because they believe there is at least one more suspect at large, Kelly said. No one has been charged in the occurred on June 27 at a home on Northwest 45th Avenue. Spralding and Murray have been charged with two counts each of home invasion robbery with a and one count each of aggravated battery on a person 65 years or older, larceny and grand theft, according to the news release.Probation bracelet helps police track robbery suspects in GeorgiaMurray NATIONALWhite House has no proof of aliensLarson

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to enter, the UF club team, ranked third in Florida, has been planning to go since last November. Thirty-one people 21 athletes plus coaches and supporters spent about $10,000 out-of-pocket to fund the trip. During the World Cups randomly generated pool stage, the team will play the University of Ottawa, the State University of New York at Geneseo and the Delaware Valley Dragons. Arizona State University competitor. If UF makes the top three, the players will progress to the bracket stage. Chaser coach and criminology sophomore Nick Wright, 19, said he thinks the team could go far in the competition. I expect our style of play to be completely new to those big northern teams, Wright said. We have a lot of stamina and a lot of speed, and were just going to run the big teams into the ground. About 30 players tried out for the 21 spots on the World Cup team in August. Since then, they have been increasingly trading fun practices for agility drills, suicide sprints and intense scrimmages, Wright said. This training has helped the team move together more mann, 19, the clubs vice president of tournaments. The team has improved it to progress to the bracket stage. We have been practicing extensively, and weve been playing more consistently than any other team in Floriematics sophomore. Regardless of outcome, the entire team is excited for the World Cup atmosphere. Siegel said Quidditch allows players to bond whether they are from Gainesville or New Zealand. Good sportsmanship is a key part of Quidditch, as is making new friends. Theres some sort of weird joy that comes from Quidditch, just because it is based Its fun to be silly. Community, performed as the Gator Growl comedian. The Goo Goo Dolls played as the headlining band. vey conducted in the spring indicated that 90 percent of respondents wanted a music act at Gator Growl. Bringing the Goo Goo Dolls cost $110,000 and bringing Student Government transferred $71,000 from reserve funds to StuSeptember for Gator Growl to put toward the Goo Goo Dolls. Director Cait Feroleto estimated that Gator Growl expenses totaled around $1 million. old criminology junior, said she Gator Growl staff announced he would be the comedian. be her favorite part of the show. She particularly enjoyed his jokes about the Kardashian family and about the University of Georgia. Dolls were good, but she was interested in seeing more recent acts Fiasco. She posted her thoughts on Twitter on Friday night: Joel Goo Dolls are great, but next year they need a more current per former. ALLIGATOR, Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAbout 26,000 people attended Gator Growl on Friday night, said Gator Growl Producer Aaron Heger. Pep rally estimated to have cost $1 million GROWlL, from page 1 QUIDDITCH, from page 1The 21 team members, coaches paid $10,000 to go to New York City

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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. Column EditorialTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Elizabeth Behrman EDITOR Joey Flechas MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR164 TOTAL VOTES64% YES 36% NOMondays question: Have you ever had sex in a public place or somewhere you werent supposed to? Todays question: Have you ever had a close call with a bus? Let Them PrayVoluntary service outside school OKIn our Oct. 24 issue, we sided with an atheist Rhode Island student who claimed that her school was violating the First Amendments establishment clause. In the school, a mural depicting a prayer hung on the wall and was titled School Prayer. It was also Christian in nature, clearly violating the establishment clause of the Constitution. Closer to home, the Clay County School Board recently told a local pastor that his traditional morning prayer service was unconstitutional. Ron Baker, the pastor of Russell Baptist Church in Green poles outside of various elementary schools in the area, one of which he has been coming to for 12 years. The schools district attorney, J. Bruce Bickner, opined that these services constituted a clear violation of the establishment clause and a clear case of endorsement of religion generally and Christianity particularly. He also said that it is unconstitutional for a teacher, school administrator or other school district employee to join in a prayer session during their work time. Bickner has been encouraging Baker to move his services to before 7:10 a.m., when teachers usually arrive to school. In this situation, Bickner shows a blatant lack of understanding about the establishment clause. In the previously discussed case of the Rhode Island school, the mural indicates that the prayer itself is connected to the school and therefore creates the appearance that the school is respecting a particular religion. In the case at hand, the Florida school has neither endorsed nor tried to restrict Baker from coming to a school to conduct a voluntary prayer service for teachers and students. Bickners interpretation that the reach of the First Amendments establishment clause prohibits public employees from engaging in religious practices during their work time is way too broad and completely off-base. The establishment clause, in relation to school prayer, should only prevent teachers or administrators from respecting beliefs or leading students in prayer. Otherwise, all outside voluntary associations do not violate the Constitution. For instance, if a Muslim teacher needs to observe prayers throughout the day, his or her participation in religiously required prayer rituals violates neither the rights of her students nor the First Amendment. Public employees should not have to give up their personal religious freedom when they walk through the door. In its simplest interpretation, the purpose of the First Amendment was to prevent state-sponsored religion as well as religious persecution. Holding a voluntary prayer service at Bickner and the Clay County School Board should worry about more important matters than infringing upon voluntary associations.My mom has worked in Hallmark stores for as long as I can remember. By this point, Ive learned almost as much about the company as she has. The work can be fun with all the cute gifts and hilarious cards. However, you can also come home covered in glitter and smelling like the new, terrible candle scents that are in season. There are noise-making cards and any number of has its ups and downs. But do you recall the most famous downside of all? Every holiday is ruined months beforehand. In Hallmark world, Christmas really does start in July. Stores start selling tree ornaments early, which means they received the ornament shipments even earlier than that. Its the worst. Anyone who works there doesnt get to complain on Nov. 1, like the rest of us, about Christmas commercials starting already. No one whines about when to start playing Christmas songs, because theyve already been playing them for months. Lights around your house all year long? Hallmark backrooms have the same problem, so no judgment here. Dont get me wrong, I love the entire holiday season: sipping eggnog, looking at bright lights on houses, watching Claymation specials on TV. Its delightful, truly. But not for Hallmark employees. They dont get to enjoy any holiday season, ever. I guarantee you there are boxes of Valentines Day cards already in the storerooms of most Hallmark stores. Some may say holidays are perpetuated or created by the greeting card industry. But let me tell you, theyre not happy about it. Dont blame card and candy companies for keeping in them. Holidays are simply a means to an end. There are always new events for holidays to promote, which take up quality time during actual holiday weekends. Then again, the stores should be grateful for those big holidays. Between e-cards and the current American apathy, I dont see a good future for most greeting card stores. Of course, its just ingrained in all of us to buy a card for the gift were giving, but how can that sustain so many different stores? It probably cant. Hate the greeting card companies? Fine. Think holidays are silly? Some of them are, sure. But both of those things are a part of American culture. We just cant let them die out so easily. We need them to remind us of those holidays. Without them, wed be stuck with those sad Publix commercials, and I wont have that. Not only are those Publix commercials way too sad, but grocery stores are much more necessary than greeting cards theyre in no danger of being eliminated. Every once in a while, Ill wonder why McDonalds or Coca-Cola still run commercials and advertisements. Who hasnt heard of them by now? Everyone knows those major companies exist. But people might forget about their local greeting card store, right? Those are the ones that need to be pushing for more customers in any way possible. Even though Hallmark isnt a mom and pop shop, the people who run them are moms and pops. And, just like other season-driven businesses, they rely on the public to remember and depend on them at the right time. All companies have their faults, sorry. Its going to happen in an imperfect, capitalist economy. Maybe Hallmark isnt as green as you would like or as hip and happening. So suck it up and tell someone that youre thinking about them with a puppy sitting in a boot while you listen to Michael Bubles new Christmas album. Its the American way. Sami Main is a journalism junior at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays.Greeting cards part of American culture Sami Mainletters@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7 Is there a future for the Greek people, the Greek government and the Greek nation? There is no time for daydreaming or guessing, or for nightmarish scenarios or for wishful thinking. The present ailing system needs be dismantled and restructured on new foundations. The primary budget surplus that many Greeks are hoping for will prove impossible bubble is not completely removed from Greek society. Behavior does not change by handing out orders or an attitude of slandering. The only thing that will help change the way of thinking is a slow but effective realization that development has lacked balance and stands precariously on a bubble. The Greek bubble includes, surrounds sulting social inequality. This bubble has skyrocketed consumer ism but with no productive results. Success and prosperity increased mainly as a result of corruption, illegal transactions, tax evasion, the granting of privileges to certain workers and union, and the embezzlement of state and Social Security funds. Fraudulent acts brought wealth to many Greeks, regardless of industry. It is indisputable that those bubbles are a political issue and thus need to be resolved by politicians. Action should be taken, and decisions should be made. However, that is not an easy task. For many years, inequality has existed in Greece. Political leaders have been giving nected citizens at the cost of indigent citizens, unemployed citizens and pensioners. This has to change, and if it does not, the debt will never resolve. Greek politicians fail to acknowledge the issues at hand. In a press conference three days ago, Evangelos Venizelos, the counticket towards alleviation of the national es have not yet paid off, and we still do not know if Greece will be alleviated of its huge debt. Such ear-caressing political statements are cliche and outdated, and Greek citizens are fed up with them. We are trying to get rid of this bubble. Such statements may have been effective in the past in mild situations, ality demands political acts, self-criticism and clear messages that will support and unify the nation. Greek like how they are supposed to act: like leaders. No one can say for sure to what extent the crisis will affect us or how long it will continue to harass the Greek population. Greeks have lived for the past 20 years in bankruptcy. The whole nation has had to radically change its rhythm of life, mentality and everyday habits and continue living in a new society where everything will be completely different. Greeks need visible and radical changes to the lives of every citizen. our societies. In the developed world, we are not in need of more wealth but of more ard Wilkinson, who studied the relation between inequality and social problems in more than 20 countries, including Greece. In an interview with a Greek newspaper, more social equality exists in a society, the better life quality will exist in all levels of physical and mental health, longer life expectancy, better education, lower crime and drug-use rate, more social trust and greater involvement in community acts. Recession may aggravate inequality, but it may also take the edge off it. Lets look at the previous economic crisis of the 1930s: The British government passed laws that dropped the price of goods at a faster rate than that of salaries. Therefore, inequality was very much limited as people could buy more with less money. Although it is risky to compare the recession of the 1930s with that of the modern day, we can reach one conclusion: Some Greek citizens are paying the price, and some others are refusing to pay the cost of the crisis. The crisis that they brought to the Greek nation. That is the bubble. George Petrocheilos is a columnist for The Johns Hopkins News-Letter at Johns Hopkins University. Greek debt bubble is a political issue that needs to be addressedUWireGeorge PetrocheilosUWire Kim Kardashian is famous for a lot of reasons that society would hate to admit, but on Aug. 20, the world had an American wedding that could challenge the royal wedding in terms of importance to People Magazine. On that day, society took great hope, because as bad at basketball and, seemingly, at life as Kris Humphries was, he could get with someone like Kim Kardashian. As many people continue to wonder what happened, we are left to speculate on what crashed this couple. Kardashian is one of those people like Paris Hilton or Joe the Plumber it is hard to describe why theyre still famous. Her claim to fame ranges from being the daughter of a guy on O.J. Simpsons defense team to having a public relationship with Brandys brother. Kardashians staying power has centered on dating a number of athletes, including Miles Austin. The E! Enterfamily and is possibly the worst television experience since spinoffs for Kardashian to appear on. Kris Humphries is an NBA player. Devoting any more space to him is a tragedy while the NBA is locked out but is necessary to fully understand this divorce. Humphries played one season at the University of Minnesota and then was drafted by the Utah Jazz in 2004. After several mediocre NBA seasons, he ended up in New Jersey. This past season, Humphries averaged a career high, averaging a doubledouble for the New Jersey Nets. Humphries success can largely be attributed to playing on a terrible team and having Deron Williams, one of the NBAs best point guards, feed him the ball. The couples marriage had obvious signs of failure. First, Kardashian was too intelligent for Humphries. If you believe Americas education system does not risk leaving people behind, you have not heard Humphries speak. Kardashian is attacked for being illegitimately famous but demonstrates her intelligence in interviews, displaying an advanced knowledge of legal proceedings and business concepts. If theres something to gain from this marriage, its in America. the NBA lockout. Humphries should have been spending September and October preparing for the NBA season but instead had a ton of free time. Kardashian was an independent woman who, for all of traveled the country promoting her brand. the few moments she got to spend with Humphries, but as those moments turned into weeks and those weeks turned into more than a month, Kardashian took decisive action. Kardashian was not about to wait around like the NBA and the players union toward an inevitable 50/50 split; she was going to take everything Humphries had given her and walk. stop to ask ourselves why they get the attention they do. Were almost as much to blame as they are for this little media circus. Kendall Kaut is a columnist for The Lariat at Baylor University.Needless Kardashian, Humphries fame the real problemUWireKendall KautUWire

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESSPolice searching for a 2-year-old Washington state boy focused their efforts Monday around the home of his mother, who reportedly told investigators she last saw him in her stalled car on a city street as she walked away for an hour to get gas. Metalwala had been left alone in a car. When he was just 3 months old, court records revealed, his parents left him in their sport utility vehicle in a Target parking lot for 55 minutes on a 27-degree day. They only came out of the store to get him after police arrived and asked for the vehicles owner to be paged. The toddlers disappearance attle, came at the height of a cusback-and-forth protective orders and allegations of abuse and psychiatric problems. Last December, a social worker determined that there was a preponderance of evidence that Metalwala had struck his daughter hard enough to cause bruising, court records show. The social worker also because the boy could not talk, it wasnt clear where he got them. Last week, at a mandatory mediation session, a tentative agreement was hammered out that would allow Metalwala to have some visitalawyer said. walked with her daughter, who is 4, about a mile to a gas station. When there, she said. area and even went door to door but found no sign of him. There was no gas can at the car, police said. said both parents were cooperating, have her vehicle and home in nearby Redmond searched. The older child is in protective custody. Were looking at it from all person, abduction, foul play has not been ruled out. return a call seeking comment. Her explained what had happened. child, he said. Metalwala spoke with reporters Terry III. They said his estranged wifes story was bizarre: Why didnt she call for help, knock on a nearby door or take the child with her? I dont understand why she would leave a little baby in the car, Metalwala said. lice cited both parents for reckless endangerment at the Target parking lot. A shopper who heard the baby the car felt cold. Paged inside the store, the couple said they had left the baby in the car veillance video of the parking lot later proved it had been 55 minutes. The case was dismissed early this year after the pair completed a year class. The couple had been together for high school sophomore when they began dating, according to one of her court declarations. In another declaration, her mother, Nadia was to be deported to Pakistan. an expensive home in Kirkland and couldnt keep up with the payments on that property and a condominium they also owned. documents. ALLIGATOR AP PhotoIn this undated photo provided by Solomon Metalwala, Metalwala, right, is seen holding his son, Sky Metalwala. Police in Washington state spent a second day on Monday searching for the toddler. NaA TIONaALParents of missing Washington boy had been cited before THE PARTY WILL BE ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE REITZ UNION. STEFANIE CAINTOAlligator Contributing Writer the Asian community. est publication, will hold its release party tothe auditorium. Magazines will be distributed after the The magazine aims to inspire members of the Asian-American community and provide insight about Asian culture in Gainesville. Ive always felt that magazines were a powerful way to communicate with society, said Kevina Lee, the magazines editorin-chief. Maureen Mariano, co-managing editor of the magazine, said she hopes the release brings support and publicity. I want people to see the message behind journalism sophomore. Asian Kaleidoscope Month, which is dedicated to celebrating Asian history, culture and contributions. it was geared toward literary writing. wanted to get involved, but the publication shut down before she could do so. After being involved with the Asian she decided she wanted to revive the cultural aspect of the magazine but with a different vision. I wanted to make a brand new magazine, incorporating more journalism and more of a reason for people to read it, she said. junior, wants the magazine to be a constant source of information and hopes it can be a The magazine also has a website, sparksmag.com, which is updated regularly.Students to celebrate release of Asian-interest magazine JESSICA PINCUSAlligator Contributing WriterNext fall, veterans receiving medical treatment in Gainesville will have a free place to stay. veterans, members of the military and their families will be able to stay for free when receiving treatment from a military medical center. its planning and fundraising stages. It will be located next to the Malcom Archer Road. be a comfort home where military veterans and their families can stay for executive director of the Gainesville Houses nationwide. said. house at one time. reached before the opening of the build, and the organizations goal is to raise $3 million, which will be matched In an effort to help er House will be hostDay. the campus recruitment chair for the nally planned the 5K as a philanthropThe 5K is open to all participants who register online at active.com. er House should be up and running by next fall, said Davis.Organization plans to build comfort home for veterans Missing person, abduction, foul play has not been ruled out.Mike JohnsonBellevue Police MajorFabiani

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. $445 per bedroom-All inclusive! 3/3 TH!! Roommate match avail <1 mi from UF! Huge 24hr gym! free tanning, free HBO/showtime Call 352.377.2777 12-7-11-74-1 Student Friendly Apts. All-Inclusive 3/3s and 4/4s Starting at ONLY $369 352-336-3838 www.TheLandingsUF.com 12-7-74-1 Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com12-7-74-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 12-7-74-1 All-inclusive private suites ***4/4s @ $399*** Sign & Receive a $100 Gift Card!!! 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Call 372-7111 12-7-11-74-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $409 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 12-7-74-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 12-7-11-74-2 Studios starting at $509 Across from UF Call 352-371-7777 12-7-11-74-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 12-7-11-74-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-7-11-74-2 !! LIVE LIFE ON THE BOARDWALK !! 1/1 Flats & Cool Lofts! 2/2s and 3/2s Pets Loved! 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10, ALLIGATOR 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 ESCAPE THE ORDINARY 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 TH FREE Cable with HBO All the amenities & FREE tanning Gated, PET FRIENDLY 12-7-11-74-2 NEED A RENTAL? CHECK OUT THESE DEALSBrowse our website. www.trend4rent.com Call 352-375-7104 today! 12-7-74-2 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 Love the Nightlife?Live where you play! ArlingtonSquare.org Apts in the heart of downtown Call for Avail. 352.338.0002 12-7-11-74-2 2BR/1BA Cent heat mobile home. Shaded lot, laundry room. From $380 to $450/mo. Includes water. No pets. 1ST MONTH FREE! Vacant lots also available. 4546 NW 13th St. 376-5887 2-3-91-2 The Polos1 Month FREE or FREE Cable1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments Move in by September 15th 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-7-11-68-2 GIGANTIC 4BR/2BA HOUSE 2 blks to UF/ Sorority/Norman area. Dining rm, remodeled baths, cent AC/heat, new wd flrs, W/D, DW. Pets ok. Parking! Reduced to $1595. Avail now or Jan 352-665-8166 lv msg. 11-2311-50-2 4/2.5 2000sqft home built in 2000, 2 blks to Stadium 3 min walk to Campus. Free $1300 security deposit! $1550/mo! W/D Garage. Avail Dec/Spring. Rmmate matching. Call 870-7304. jeremybolton0@gmail.com 1123-11-30-2 MUST SEE! 1BR, quiet, custom-built, in-law suite. Spacious, living room, full bath, dining, W/D. Cable, utils incl. Close to all -has it all! $700/ mo. Call 278-8381 11-10-11-10-2 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, $1750/month obo + util. Call 275 1259 11-15-11-20-2 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 3 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 Bike to UF 4BR/2BA House directly across from Law School. W/D, DW, cent AC/heat 3BD/1BA House 2046 NW 31 PL No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com 11-16-11-20-2 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 12-7-11-32-2 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 127-11-32-2 Close to UF, $570/month 2BR with 2.5Bathroom townhouse. New floor/paint. Fenced backyard with W/D hookup. 1310 SW 61st, GNV, 32607. Call 352/332-4088 or 352/514-7098 11-18-11-15-2 3 or 4BR/1.5BA CONDO2116 SW 70th Terr. Available anytime. $700/ mo. (First & Last) Call 352-514-9698 119-11-5-2 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 12-7-11-19-2 LIVE CLOSE. PAY LESS. PARKING GALORE. One mile to UF. Roomy 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms. W/D avail. H2O&gas incld. Cheap GRU bills. Country Village 373.2700 11-17-7-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND.Cabana Beach Sublease 2/2Available now to Aug 2012, $509/mo each, Furnished W/D call 352-552-1757 11-23-11-14-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! 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 STUDENTS NEEDED TOWNHOUSE W/D, clubhouse, pool, gated, parking, on bus route. $350/mo + utils per room. Available December. Call 727-729-1561 11-30-26-4SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $650/mo. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 11-911-9-4 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 12-7-74-5 Office Space and Penthouse Available Call David Holbrook (352) 213-8161 11-16-11-10-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. 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 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig. Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-7-70-7

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ALLIGATORSell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND 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. 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 12-7-10-74-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 12-7-74-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-25-11-99-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. 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 12-7-11-74-11 SCOOTER 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 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 12-7-11-74-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-7-11-74-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds 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 352-339-515811-30-11-61-12 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! 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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.LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-7-74-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 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. 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12, ALLIGATOR Legal Secretary/Receptionist. $9/hour. F/T. Needs to be responsible, diligent, and dependable. Call 352-371-4000. 11-16-1115-14 Web Programmers (.NET) jobs and internships available at Gainesville's 352 Media Group. Email resume to hr@352media.com. 11-8-11-10-14 Search Engine Optimization (SEO) specialist wanted at Gainesville's 352 Media Group. Email resume and SEO samples to hr@352media.com 11-8-11-10-14 ATTTENTION STUDENTS Part time help needed at Westgate Home Sales. Please contact Matt for details 352378-2453 x 19 11-9-11-10-14 Bench Scientist: Self-motivated individual with good attention to detail to work in antibody purification and kit development. Knowledge of ELISA methodology and basic immunology is desirable. Basic laboratory skills and ability to manage multiple projects required. B.S. in scientific field preferred; laboratory experience may be substituted. Send resume to info@elisa-tek.com. 11-811-5-14 Cleaning/Organizing person for busy family. 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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Lerner HonoredFlorida punter David Lerner is set to receive the Dick Schaap Sportsman of the Year Award from the Greater New York Chapter of the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America. The PodcastCheck out alligatorSports.org or iTunes for the latest edition of the podcast. Join host Greg Luca and writers Tom Green and Matt Watts as they break down UFs win against Vandy. Florida freshman Holly Pole has earned additional playing time after excelling during volleyball team practices. See Story, Page 16. Tyler: University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides said Sunday that the SEC will expand to a nine-game conference schedule starting next season. SEC ofhere and said they had not even discussed changing the current eight-game format. This would be all well and good, except Pastides comments were well thought out, certainly not incoherent thoughts spewing from a crazy southern gentlemans skull. Pastides said one of three previously scheduled nonconference opponents (Wofford, East Car olina or UAB) would not play South Carolina next season. If the Gamecocks lost money by going back on their word, the SEC promised to cover it, Pastides said. Regardless of how many conference games will be played next season, the SEC has at least considered expanding the season. Or Pastides is playing a weird joke seems unlikely for someone who works at an institute of higher learning. Adding a ninth conference game makes more sense because, if for no other reason, Gators fans are guaranteed at least one more quality opponent each year. Florida would have to drop one of four nonconference games next season, probably against Jacksonville State or Louisiana-Lafayette, to make room for an SEC West team. Matt: I disagree with expanding the conference schedule to nine games, and, like all things related to college football these days, its all about the money. Adding an extra conference game to the schedule is a logistical problem, signed a 15-year, $2.25 billion contract with ESPN in 2009 and another with CBS for 15 years and $825 million. Who knows if exceptions were built into those contracts to expand the pay rate for another SEC game? Or will the SEC simply have to bite the bullet and give the networks a game under the current money agreement? Then, you also have to factor in the actual market value of the conferences deal on the current landscape. Those contracts run through 2023 smart for the networks, maybe not so smart for the SEC. The Pac-12 signed a 12-year, $2.7 billion deal in May, already making the SECs contract undervalued. Now, theyre talking about adding more value in the form of another game. Supposedly, the SEC and ESPN agreed contract throughout the deal, but the latest from the Worldwide Leader isnt so promisouts, said Burke Magnus, a senior vice president of college sports programming in June. Tyler: If the SEC wants to reopen the contract, ESPN will play ball. The SEC is the best conference, and ESPN cant afford to lose it. The conference wants its own network like that of the Big Ten, which will be generating Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff TOM GREENAlligator Staff WriterFlorida redshirt senior quarterback John Brantley was held out of practice Monday after injuring his right arm against Vanderbilt. Coach Will Muschamp said Brantleys injury is caller to return to practice today and be ready to start against South Carolina this weekend. Brantley suffered the injury late in the fourth quarter of Saturdays 26-21 win and sat out the end of the game while freshman Jacoby Brissett took over the offense. with his bicep wrapped in ice. Brantley said he hasnt thrown since late in Saturdays game, when he tossed some warm-up passes on the sideline before the coaches and trainers decided it would be best for him to sit out the shot on it and right now its just bruised up, nothing more than that. As for Brantleys right ankle, which he sprained just before halftime against Alabama on Oct. 1, the quarterback said he is inching closer to being 100 percent, but was sporting an air cast Monday. Although his mobility is still limited, he and be able to take snaps from under center at some point this week. cent, we will, Brantley said. Pistol here to stay: After Florida unveiled its version of the pistol formation against Vanderbilt, Muschamp said the Gators will continue to use the set to establish a downhill rushing attack.Brantley expected to play at South CarolinasSEE FOOTBALL, Pa A GE 15 JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator WriterThe Gators have never been more ready to forget about the Southeastern Conference. No. 23 Florida (16-7, 7-4 SEC) will look to put a disappointing stretch of SEC games in the rearview mirror as it prepares this week for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. now, coach Becky Burleigh said. The Gators experienced unprecedented struggles within the SEC during the last three weeks. Prior to this season, Florida had never lost more than three games within the conference in school history. The Gators surpassed that total by losing to LSU and South Carolina at home to end the losses. After defeating Georgia and Alabama in the last week, Florida fell 3-2 to a seventh-seeded Auburn team it defeated during the regular season. Burleigh said having the opportunity to play an opponent outside the conference will give her team a fresh start. of the SEC in terms of not playing somebody that Gators looking to move past SEC strugglesTHEE RALLYShould the SEC expand from eight to nine conference games? Tyler Jetttwitter: @tyler__jett Matt Wattstwitter: @wattmatts sSEE THEE RALLY, Pa A GE 15 UF Soccer sSEE SOCCEER, Pa A GE 14

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14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 UF awarded No. 2 seed, favorable draw in NCAA tournamentknows us so well, Burleigh said. That whole second half of the season where everybody knows every single player on every single team is a little bit of a grind. The SECs presence in the NCAA Tournament is greater than ever, with a Were battle tested, said Burleigh, referring to the quality of the SEC. Florida learned Monday afternoon that it received a No. 2 seed and will play host to the Atlantic Sun Conference champion Florida Gulf Coast on Satur day in the opening round of the tournament. The Gators defeated the Eagles on Sept. 11, 5-0, but Burleigh said that win does not have any bearing on Saturdays match. We dont get any extra points for having beat them earlier in the year, she said. Although Burleigh said the Gators previous win is irrelevant, she said she likes having game tape to review. While the Gators have had inconsistencies on both offense and defense throughout the season, Burleigh said the team sees the tournament as a chance at a fresh slate. She also believes the experiences of the up-and-down season will serve them well going forward. We have done a lot of things that have helped to prepare us, she said. Weve played in a lot of pressure situations. Weve played from behind. Weve been able to dominate games. Those things make us better in the long run, but now its time to put all of those things together and execute. SOCCER, from page 13 2011 NCAA Division 1 Womens Soccer Championship Source: NCAA.com 3 North Carolina (11-5-1) Chapel Hill, N.C.As the predominant program in womens college soccer, the Tar Heels have won 20 NCAA championships since 1982. One of the few times North Carolina has fallen short of an NCAA Championship came in 1998 against a Florida squad featuring Abby Wambach. William & Mary (17-2-2)With UNCs success and seeding in mind, William & Mary is an nationally to end the regular season and reeled off 10 straight wins in September and October. Texas State (14-5-1) Bears team they previously lost to 2-0 on Sept. 9. Baylor (14-3-3) Waco, Texas UCF (11-4-5) Orlando ence USA, but they showed their upset potential earlier in the year with a win against No. 11 Penn State. FIU (13-6-3) since 2000. Florida Gulf Coast (14-4-2) one other loss through the rest of the season. 2 Florida (16-7) of the NCAA Tournament and, potentially, will not have to leave the Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff Burleigh

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about $333 million annually by 2015, acSNL Kagan. The SEC added Texas A&M and Misup the St. Louis, Kansas City and Texas Matt: contract. not as reliant on the SEC as you might TV deals. son, the Gators, among other SEC under on. Tyler: Without a nine-game schedteam. rules against that second West team, it Matt: harm to the SEC than good, unless your Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org and Matt Watts at mwatts@alligator.org. the set Saturday, Muschamp said he still preance, Muschamp said. Injuries: South Carolina game. ing the Vanderbilt game. to participate in practice today. der surgery earlier in the year. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR, 15 Shawn Janetzke / Alligator StaffDemps named Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week FOOTBALL, from page 13 THE RALLY, from page 13WOMENS BASKETBALL JOE MORGANAlligator Writer coach, Amanda Butler admits that due to the year total in school history, and she is also the NCAA Tournament only once. ment as a coach, redshirt I really do respect her lot. Butler, UF looking to futureButler

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16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida freshman defensive specialist Holly Pole earned the BRYAN HOLT Alligator Writer Chloe Mann and Holly Pole are different players. Standing 6-foot-1, Mann has become a dominant middle blocker for Florida, playing as high above the net as any Gators middle has in years, according to UF coach Mary Wise. At 5-foot-8, Pole is a cheerful defensive specialist who has recently earned extended playing time due to her performance in practice. But past the obvious contrasts, the two are similar. played together (on club team) Gainesville Juniors. We played both get to start because we have a lot of the same friends that Mann and Pole grew up in Gainesville and Ocala, respecFor both, volleyball was just part of a two-sport regimen in high school. Mann got started with volleyball when she was looking for a sport to play outside of tennis season. For Pole, volleyball was a fall sport to supplement her Vanguard High basketball team, which she led to the 2010 FHSAA Final Four. When you have good athletes, they get those volleyball skills, they get the experience and then you get them playing at their had a high ceiling, and were seeing Recently, the two have improved enough to gain starting spots and extended playing time. For the past three games, Mann, a sophomore, has started in place of senior Cassandra Anderson. On Sunday against sponded by recording seven digs and helping turn around the Gators passing game. (Its) not so much experimental as much as both Holly The moves meant Anderson and freshman defensive specialist Madison Monserez sat out during the weekend for the If we struggled, I wouldnt have hesitated to put either of those two Maddy or Cassandra, who have more playing However, the two locals have not struggled. Mann led the team in points with 20, picking up eight kills and six blocks in Sundays game. Its nice to play in front of a lot of people that we know Pole, Mann earning more playing time MEGAN WALSH Alligator Writer Joanna Mather didnt walk away from the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships this weekend with the collegiate grand slam title she was so close to capturing. Instead, the UF tennis senior fell to Southern Methodists Marta Lesniak in a 7-5, 6-1 defeat But even with a fall season-ending loss, Mathers play during the weekend was nothing for the Gators to be disappointed with. coach Roland Thornqvist said. Obviously she played at a very high level, but I think mentally that was the best Ive seen Jo. She was very calm. She was resilient. Mather worked her way through a competitive round of 32 to face off against 10thranked Lesniak, who previously downed Floridas Lauren Embree in the tournaments round of 16. away by wearing Mather thin with hard shots deep into the corners to win in straight sets. Despite the loss, Thornqvist sees plenty of positives for Mather heading into the spring season, which picks up again in January. She did a really good job playing it pointplayed a good one or we played a bad one, she had great composure and bounced back and Despite loss, Mathers play impressesMather UF Volleyball



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 56 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Names of some deceased show up in UF directoryEleven people were listed last year, pg 3. Students celebrate release of Asian-interest magazineA party will be held today in the Reitz Union, pg 8. Some students use apps to get datesSmartphone apps that let members see popularity, pg. 4. 79 /55 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13Florida quarterback John Brantley was held out of practice Monday but is expected to play against South Carolina. See story, Page 13. David Carr / Alligator Nick Wright, a 19-year-old criminology sophomore and chaser coach practices on Flavet Field on Sunday night for the upcoming International Quidditch World Cup in New York City. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THE TEAM HAS MADE IT TO THE TOURNAMENT. JULIA GLUM Alligator Contributing Writer From a distance, the cluster of UF students practicing at the center of Flavet Field Sunday night might have looked like an ordinary sports team. But upon closer examination, the details were different. Players rode on PVC pipes, running, leaping and dodging balls under the moonlight. They werent playing soccer or football. They were playing Quidditch. The meeting was one of the UF students last practices before traveling to New York to compete in the International Quidditch Associations fifth-annual World Cup for the first time. This is a sport, said team president Bridget Siegel. Its Harry Potter, but its a sport. Non-magical Quidditch, inspired by J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter franchise, is a mixture of rugby, lacrosse and dodgeball without any padding, said Siegel, a 19-year-old religious studies sophomore. Seven athletes from each team play one of four positions at a time. There are four balls and six hoops, and all players except the snitch runner must keep a broomstick between their legs. Florida Quidditch players use PVC pipes for broomsticks during practice. For the competition on Saturday and Sunday, about 2,000 athletes from 100 teams will gather on Randalls Island in New York City to vie for a trophy, 14 handcrafted broomsticks and the title of best Quidditch team in the world. Because there are no requirements Club Quidditch team heads to World CupSEE QUIDDITCH, PAGE 5 CLARE LENNON Alligator Writer Despite entertainment changes, turnout for this years Gator Growl was lower than expected. The UF student-run pep rally, put on by Florida Blue Key, attracted a crowd of about 26,000 this year, said Gator Growl Producer Aaron Heger. Staff had projected more than 30,000 people would attend. Final attendance numbers were not available at press time, but Heger said about 11,000 students attended, which he estimated is about 2,000 more than last year. This year the stage was moved from the north endzone to the student section of Ben back after a two-year hiatus, and a headlining music act returned after a year without one. From what he has heard, Heger said the stage change has generated the most positive feedback. Its just much easier to see from multiple angles across the stadium, he said. works and the Ask Bernie skit were also received well. In the skit, UF President Bernie Machen did the Bernie, a dance from the 1989 movie Weekend at Bernies. Audience members also enjoyed this years entertainment, Heger said. Joel McHale, who hosts The Soup on E! Entertainment network and acts in NBCs show Gator Growl turnout came up short despite show changes THE DRIVER WAS CITED FOR CARELESS DRIVING. EMILY MORROW Alligator Writer A UF employee was taken to Shands at the University of Florida after he was hit by an RTS bus Monday afternoon. Ayman Abdellatief, 31, was riding his bike south on Gale Lemerand Drive around 3 p.m. when he was hit by an RTS Route 121 bus as it turned into the Large Commuter Parking Lot, according to a University Police Department news release. The bus, driven by 51-year-old Craig Pearson, was also traveling in the southbound lane when the accident happened, the release said Maj. Brad Barber, public infordellatief was pinned under the bus for several minutes before Fire Rescue workers were able to pull him out. Abdellatief was taken to Shands with arm injuries, Barber said. However, Barber said he did not know how severe the injuries were. Abdellatiefs status was not available as of press time. The bicyclist is very fortunate to have survived this incident, Barber said. Pearson was cited for careless driving. Bicyclist struck by RTS bus near Commuter LotSEE GROWL, PAGE 5 We have a lot of stamina and a lot of speed, and were just going to run the big teams into the ground.Nick Wrightcriminology sophomoreMachen

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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 106 ISSUE 56 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 73/51 PARTLY CLOUDY 67/45 THUNDER STORMS 77/47 SUNNY 79/51 PARTLY CLOUDY 79/55 WHATS HAPPENINGCanned Food Drive at Santa Fe College Today through Thursday All food collected for this Thanksgiving food drive will go to the Bread of the Mighty food bank. The goal is 5,000 pounds of canned food. There will be a collection box in every building at Santa Fe College. Student Government will have a collection table in the south breezeway on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation John Gray Distinguished Lecturer Franklin Boteler Today, 8:30 a.m. Paramount Plaza Hotel 2900 SW 13th St. Franklin E. Boteler, assistant director of the Institute of Bioenergy, Climate and Environment, will speak on Forest Resources: Constant Values in a Sea of Change. For more information, visit http://sfrc.ufl.edu/download/JG2011.pdf or call 352846-0850. The event is free. HEALs Fourth Fall Meeting Today, 6:30 p.m. Leigh Hall, Room 207 Come to the fourth meeting of Health Education Asian Leaders. Learn more about the groups upcoming Health Panel and how to be a part of it. Learn about the prestigious Junior Honors Medical Program as well as the Honors Combined BS/ DMD Program. Hamara Asia Film Series Part 2 Today, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium Asian Kaleidoscope Month presents the screening of The Namesake, an acclaimed film that follows the life of an American-born South Asian who struggles with his identity and the clash of the two cultures. See www.ufakmonth.com for more information. Audra McDonald Performance Today, 7:30 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Multiple Grammy and Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will perform popular show tunes, cinema classics and original pieces. McDonald starred in ABCs hit TV series Private Practice and will play the lead role in this winters Broadway run of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess. Student tickets are $15. Visit performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. BRIEFSMemorial service to be held for former professorFriends and family will gather at M. Jack Ohanians memorial service on Saturday to honor the former associate dean for research and administration and a professor of nuclear engineering at UF. Ohanian, who retired in 2001, died Oct. 31. He was 78. His family has not released the cause of death. His friends said he was passionate about nuclear engineer ing. He was active in showing the need for the country to use nuclear power in light of various oil problems, said Gene Hemp, who knew Ohanian for 40 years through working together in the nuclear engineering department at UF. When not devoting his time to work, Ohanian traveled to other countries, mainly in Europe, and spent time with his wife in their timeshare in Fort Myers. The memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, 3146 NW 13th St. ASHLEY HEMMYFlamingo spotted on a lake north of NYCPOUND RIDGE, N.Y. It wasnt a lawn ornament on a suburban New York lake. It was According to the New York Post, Chris Evers spotted it last month while canoeing on Lake Kitchawan near his Pound Ridge home. Concerned the tropical bird would die in the cold overnight, he brought it home and placed An ID band on the birds leg showed it had been hatched at an exotic-animal business in North Carolina. quickly contacted. Hes a private zoo operator who lives 15 miles from Evers and has a state goes. The bird had been misscoop on Oct. 22. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Neuroscience Club Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Little Hall, Room 121 The group will be providing information on how to apply to the IDS neurobiological sciences major. This unique and flexible major is designed for undergraduates interested in the biological basis of the brain and behavior. Free pizza and drinks will be provided. For more infor mation, visit the groups Web page at http://neuroscienceclub.webs.com/. A Taste of Israel Tuesday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. UF Hillel Come cook, taste and discover the history and role of food in Israel. Shakshuka will be available. Children Beyond Our Borders General Body Meeting Today, 7:30 p.m. Computer Sciences/ Engineering Building, Room E220 Come out to learn more about upcoming events, activities and other ways to get involved with Children Beyond Our Borders. A representative from Teach For America will speak about the organization as well. First Amendment Free Food Festival Wednesday, noon to 2 p.m. Plaza of the Americas Students can trade their First Amendment rights for free food. This event is meant to educate people about the importance of free speech. 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. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. 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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3 Haley Stracher / AlligatorFalse Alarm MARIA GALINDOAlligator Contributing WriterGatorship, a program of UFs Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, will host a forum discussing the relationship between cultural identity and campus involvement today at 6 p.m. in the Graham Gallery. Out of the Box: Cultural Freedom and Limits aims to encourage UF students to step outside their cultural boundar ies, said Breanne Palmer, 20, Gatorship co-assistant director of educational development. The forum will feature a panel of three students: Matt Davidson, Soma Nwokolo and Xavier Suarez, who will talk about their cultural experiences at UF. I will be speaking on my past and current involvement in organizations that someone who looks like me wouldnt get involved in, said Davidson, 21.Students to host cultural identity forum ELEVEN PEOPLE WERE SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Contributing WriterJ. Robert Cade, the inventor of Gatorade, died Nov. 27, 2007, at the age of 80. According to the UF directory, he can be reached at 352-392-8592. His email address is also listed. Professor Gerald Kish died in September after suffering a heart attack. But he is no longer listed. Students, faculty and identipartment can update the directory themselves, said Warren Curry, the manager of identity access management at UF. However, some people do not publish their information, and it doesnt get updated. Students can update their addresses by accessing myUFL and The information is stored in the identity registry, Curry said. For a professor or student who has passed away, their information It can sometimes take a few days, Curry said. We have to be careful with that transaction. However, the information on the deceased does not get deleted. It remains on the registry hidden from the public view. The online directory updates at least once a day from the main source registry. Some cases can be updated within an hour, Curry said. Unlike the online directory, the UF printed directory gets updated every year. James S. Evans is a directory systems operator at UF. He notices that every year the UF directory is printed with incorrect information, including the information of deceased people. It makes his job tougher. In last years directory, there were 3,337 people listed without phone numbers, 1,900 people listed with incorrect phone numbers and 11 deceased people listed, Evans said. I was told by my supervisor that a few mistakes in the directory is nothing to complain about, he said.Names of deceased still appear in UF directory

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WASHINGTON Sorry, E.T. lovers the White House says it has no evidence that extraterrestrials exist. The White House made the unusual declaration in response to a feature on its website that allows people to submit perespond to if enough people sign on. In this case, about 5,000 people signed a petition demanding that the White House disclose the governments knowledge of extraterrestrial beings, and about 12,000 signed another petition seeking formal acknowledgement of an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race. In response, Phil Larson of the White Policy wrote that the U.S. government has no evidence that life exists outside Earth, or that an extraterrestrial presence has contacted any member of the human race. In addition, there is no credible infor mation to suggest that any evidence is being hidden from the publics eye, Larson wrote. But he didnt close the door entirely on a close encounter of an alien kind, noting that many scientists and mathematicians believe that, statistically speaking, odds are high that there is life somewhere among the trillions and trillions of stars in the universe although odds of making contact with non-humans are remote. White House to engage on a somewhat off-beat topic since the We the People website was unveiled in September. The White House also has been forced to explain why it cant comment in response to a petition demanding Try Casey Anthony in Federal Court for Lying to the FBI Investigators (because its a law enforcement matter). And various petitions demanding legalization of marijuana have gathered about 100,000 names, to which the White House argues that marijuana is associated with addiction, respiratory disease and cognitive impairment, and legalizing it would not be the answer. When the website debuted, the White House promised to respond to any petition that garnered 5,000 or more signatures within 30 days, but its now raised that threshold to 25,000. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffUsing social media to meet new people is a growing trend among 20and 30somethings. Apps like OkCupid Locals and Blendr let young adults set up instant dates. ASHLEY HEMMYAlligator Contributing WriterSnagging a date for Friday night can be as easy as checking your phone. A growing trend of smartphone applications are being used by 20and 30-somethings to set up instant dates. Users upload photos, interests and their locations. Some choose to text and chat online with others for a few weeks before meeting, while some meet each other right away. Some apps, like OkCupid Locals, are part of larger dating websites, while others, like Blendr, are solely apps. The creators of Blendr, which unites people with common interests, also launched Grindr, an app launched in 2009 and thats popular among gay men. Unlike ordinary dating websites, Blendr and Grindr use location-based networks, allowing are nearby. Initially offered only on the iPhone, Grindr is now also available on most Blackberry models. In November, the app surpassed 3 million users in 192 countries with 814,000 U.S. users, according to a Nov. 3 Grindr news release. Jesse Scanlon, a digital media technology junior at Santa Fe College, has friends who use Grindr and said it is a better alternative to OkCupid Locals, the app he uses. Scanlon said he has made friends and set up successful dates with the OkCupid app. Only a few years ago, people would make swift judgment or criticism toward the idea of digital dating, Scanlon said, but today, it seems more than feasible, in my opinion. Ilan Shrira, an assistant UF psychology professor, said college-aged students tend not to use dating websites because they have large social networks. This growing trend of using social media to meet new people can erase previous stigmas toward dating sites for young people who say they dont need them. Young people in college are using a combination of both chatting online and meeting faceto-face, he said. If anything, an app would help them. Other ways young people meet online are through Facebook, Twitter and other networking sites, he said. Freshman Alissa Giordani, 18, said she has not used dating websites or smartphone apps, but said she sees how other college-aged people may be interested. Apps seem to make the other person more real, she said. You can text them on your phone instead of just talking to them online.Dating apps for smartphones gain popularity among some students THE PLAYERS WILL SPORT UPDAPPROVED BANDANAS PAID FOR BY STUDENT GOVERNMENT. MINA RADMANAlligator Writer will multiply when the Humans vs. Zombies game returns to campus this time sporting new, Student Governmentfunded accessories. The 24-hour-a-day campus-wide game of tag begins at midnight Wednesday and ends Sunday night. A group of people wearing bandanas on their arms and carrying balled-up socks and Nerf guns act as humans who ward off zombies. The zombies, who wear bandanas on their heads, tag the humans to turn them into zombies. Players must wear the designated orange and blue Humans vs. Zombies bandanas during the game. The 1,600 bandanas were bought over the summer and paid for by SG, which gave the club $3,600, according to Rebecca Foster, Humans vs. Zombies chapter president. We negotiated with the police to use bandanas instead of T-shirts, said game moderator Anthony Cardona, a 19-yearold exploratory liberal arts sophomore. Bandanas are distributed to players at ing will be held in Rinker Hall Room 110 today at 8 p.m. Participants must attend a rules meeting, receive a waiver and check out a bandana before they play. Players must return the bandanas by said. As of Monday evening, there were 182 people registered for the game. About 1,100 people participated in the largest Humans vs. Zombies game at UF held in spring 2010.Humans vs. Zombies returns with some wardrobe changesCRIME MORGAN WATKINSAlligator Staff WriterDays after local law enforcement agencies teamed up to investigate three robberies, an anonymous tip and a probation bracelet led to the arrest of two men who now face extradition from Georgia. Michael T. Spralding, 24, and Henry L. Murray, 31, were arrested Saturday in Hapeville, Ga., in connection with two of the crimes, according to a joint news release from and Gainesville Police Department. GPD detectives received an anonymous tip that the men might be connected to the crimes, said Cpl. Angelina Valuri, GPD public Murray was wearing a GPS tracking bracelet because he is on felony probation in Florida. The bracelet helped law enforcement Kelly, ASO public information ofThe agencies got arrest warrants for the men and worked with Geor gia authorities to bring them into custody, he said. One of the home invasions occurred on Sept. 6, when an elderly couple was tied up in their home on Northwest 49th Lane and had their white Ford Explorer and other items stolen. The second set of charges is related to a Nov. 2 robbery in which a woman was tied up in her home on Northwest 38th Street and had her white Subaru Legacy stolen. Both of the cars have been found. They face an extradition hear ing in Georgia before they can be brought to Alachua County, Kelly said. ASO and GPD are continuing to work together on the home invasion investigation because they believe there is at least one more suspect at large, Kelly said. No one has been charged in the occurred on June 27 at a home on Northwest 45th Avenue. Spralding and Murray have been charged with two counts each of home invasion robbery with a and one count each of aggravated battery on a person 65 years or older, larceny and grand theft, according to the news release.Probation bracelet helps police track robbery suspects in GeorgiaMurray NATIONALWhite House has no proof of aliensLarson

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to enter, the UF club team, ranked third in Florida, has been planning to go since last November. Thirty-one people 21 athletes plus coaches and supporters spent about $10,000 out-of-pocket to fund the trip. During the World Cups randomly generated pool stage, the team will play the University of Ottawa, the State University of New York at Geneseo and the Delaware Valley Dragons. Arizona State University competitor. If UF makes the top three, the players will progress to the bracket stage. Chaser coach and criminology sophomore Nick Wright, 19, said he thinks the team could go far in the competition. I expect our style of play to be completely new to those big northern teams, Wright said. We have a lot of stamina and a lot of speed, and were just going to run the big teams into the ground. About 30 players tried out for the 21 spots on the World Cup team in August. Since then, they have been increasingly trading fun practices for agility drills, suicide sprints and intense scrimmages, Wright said. This training has helped the team move together more mann, 19, the clubs vice president of tournaments. The team has improved it to progress to the bracket stage. We have been practicing extensively, and weve been playing more consistently than any other team in Floriematics sophomore. Regardless of outcome, the entire team is excited for the World Cup atmosphere. Siegel said Quidditch allows players to bond whether they are from Gainesville or New Zealand. Good sportsmanship is a key part of Quidditch, as is making new friends. Theres some sort of weird joy that comes from Quidditch, just because it is based Its fun to be silly. Community, performed as the Gator Growl comedian. The Goo Goo Dolls played as the headlining band. vey conducted in the spring indicated that 90 percent of respondents wanted a music act at Gator Growl. Bringing the Goo Goo Dolls cost $110,000 and bringing Student Government transferred $71,000 from reserve funds to StuSeptember for Gator Growl to put toward the Goo Goo Dolls. Director Cait Feroleto estimated that Gator Growl expenses totaled around $1 million. old criminology junior, said she Gator Growl staff announced he would be the comedian. be her favorite part of the show. She particularly enjoyed his jokes about the Kardashian family and about the University of Georgia. Dolls were good, but she was interested in seeing more recent acts Fiasco. She posted her thoughts on Twitter on Friday night: Joel Goo Dolls are great, but next year they need a more current per former. ALLIGATOR, Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAbout 26,000 people attended Gator Growl on Friday night, said Gator Growl Producer Aaron Heger. Pep rally estimated to have cost $1 million GROWL, from page 1 QUIDDITCH, from page 1The 21 team members, coaches paid $10,000 to go to New York City

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Let Them PrayVoluntary service outside school OKIn our Oct. 24 issue, we sided with an atheist Rhode Island student who claimed that her school was violating the First Amendments establishment clause. In the school, a mural depicting a prayer hung on the wall and was titled School Prayer. It was also Christian in nature, clearly violating the establishment clause of the Constitution. Closer to home, the Clay County School Board recently told a local pastor that his traditional morning prayer service was unconstitutional. Ron Baker, the pastor of Russell Baptist Church in Green poles outside of various elementary schools in the area, one of which he has been coming to for 12 years. The schools district attorney, J. Bruce Bickner, opined that these services constituted a clear violation of the establishment clause and a clear case of endorsement of religion gener ally and Christianity particularly. He also said that it is unconstitutional for a teacher, school administrator or other school district employee to join in a prayer session during their work time. Bickner has been encouraging Baker to move his services to before 7:10 a.m., when teachers usually arrive to school. In this situation, Bickner shows a blatant lack of under standing about the establishment clause. In the previously discussed case of the Rhode Island school, the mural indicates that the prayer itself is connected to the school and therefore creates the appearance that the school is respecting a particular religion. In the case at hand, the Florida school has neither endorsed nor tried to restrict Baker from coming to a school to conduct a voluntary prayer service for teachers and students. Bickners interpretation that the reach of the First Amendments establishment clause prohibits public employees from engaging in religious practices during their work time is way too broad and completely off-base. The establishment clause, in relation to school prayer, should only prevent teachers or administrators from respecting beliefs or leading students in prayer. Otherwise, all outside voluntary associations do not violate the Constitution. For instance, if a Muslim teacher needs to observe prayers throughout the day, his or her participation in religiously required prayer rituals violates neither the rights of her students nor the First Amendment. Public employees should not have to give up their personal religious freedom when they walk through the door. In its simplest interpretation, the purpose of the First Amendment was to prevent state-sponsored religion as well as religious persecution. Holding a voluntary prayer service at Bickner and the Clay County School Board should worry about more important matters than infringing upon voluntary associations.My mom has worked in Hallmark stores for as long as I can remember. By this point, Ive learned almost as much about the company as she has. The work can be fun with all the cute gifts and hilarious cards. However, you can also come home covered in glitter and smelling like the new, terrible candle scents that are in season. There are noise-making cards and any number of has its ups and downs. But do you recall the most famous downside of all? Every holiday is ruined months beforehand. In Hallmark world, Christmas really does start in July. Stores start selling tree ornaments early, which means they received the ornament shipments even earlier than that. Its the worst. Anyone who works there doesnt get to complain on Nov. 1, like the rest of us, about Christmas commercials starting already. No one whines about when to start playing Christmas songs, because theyve already been playing them for months. Lights around your house all year long? Hallmark backrooms have the same problem, so no judgment here. Dont get me wrong, I love the entire holiday season: sipping eggnog, looking at bright lights on houses, watching Claymation specials on TV. Its delightful, truly. But not for Hallmark employees. They dont get to enjoy any holiday season, ever. I guarantee you there are boxes of Valentines Day cards already in the storerooms of most Hallmark stores. Some may say holidays are perpetuated or created by the greeting card industry. But let me tell you, theyre not happy about it. Dont blame card and candy companies for keeping in them. Holidays are simply a means to an end. There are always new events for holidays to promote, which take up quality time during actual holiday weekends. Then again, the stores should be grateful for those big holidays. Between e-cards and the current American apathy, I dont see a good future for most greeting card stores. Of course, its just ingrained in all of us to buy a card for the gift were giving, but how can that sustain so many different stores? It probably cant. Hate the greeting card companies? Fine. Think holidays are silly? Some of them are, sure. But both of those things are a part of American culture. We just cant let them die out so easily. We need them to remind us of those holidays. Without them, wed be stuck with those sad Publix commercials, and I wont have that. Not only are those Publix commercials way too sad, but grocery stores are much more necessary than greeting cards theyre in no danger of being eliminated. Every once in a while, Ill wonder why McDonalds or Coca-Cola still run commercials and advertisements. Who hasnt heard of them by now? Everyone knows those major companies exist. But people might forget about their local greeting card store, right? Those are the ones that need to be pushing for more customers in any way possible. Even though Hallmark isnt a mom and pop shop, the people who run them are moms and pops. And, just like other season-driven businesses, they rely on the public to remember and depend on them at the right time. All companies have their faults, sorry. Its going to happen in an imperfect, capitalist economy. Maybe Hallmark isnt as green as you would like or as hip and happening. So suck it up and tell someone that youre thinking about them with a puppy sitting in a boot while you listen to Michael Bubles new Christmas album. Its the American way. Sami Main is a journalism junior at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays.Greeting cards part of American culture Sami Mainletters@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7 Is there a future for the Greek people, the Greek government and the Greek nation? There is no time for daydreaming or guessing, or for nightmarish scenarios or for wishful thinking. The present ailing system needs be dismantled and restructured on new foundations. The primary budget surplus that many Greeks are hoping for will prove impossible bubble is not completely removed from Greek society. Behavior does not change by handing out orders or an attitude of slandering. The only thing that will help change the way of thinking is a slow but effective realization that development has lacked balance and stands precariously on a bubble. The Greek bubble includes, surrounds sulting social inequality. This bubble has skyrocketed consumer ism but with no productive results. Success and prosperity increased mainly as a result of corruption, illegal transactions, tax evasion, the granting of privileges to certain workers and union, and the embezzlement of state and Social Security funds. Fraudulent acts brought wealth to many Greeks, regardless of industry. It is indisputable that those bubbles are a political issue and thus need to be resolved by politicians. Action should be taken, and decisions should be made. However, that is not an easy task. For many years, inequality has existed in Greece. Political leaders have been giving nected citizens at the cost of indigent citizens, unemployed citizens and pensioners. This has to change, and if it does not, the debt will never resolve. Greek politicians fail to acknowledge the issues at hand. In a press conference three days ago, Evangelos Venizelos, the counticket towards alleviation of the national es have not yet paid off, and we still do not know if Greece will be alleviated of its huge debt. Such ear-caressing political statements are cliche and outdated, and Greek citizens are fed up with them. We are trying to get rid of this bubble. Such statements may have been effective in the past in mild situations, ality demands political acts, self-criticism and clear messages that will support and unify the nation. Greek like how they are supposed to act: like leaders. No one can say for sure to what extent the crisis will affect us or how long it will continue to harass the Greek population. Greeks have lived for the past 20 years in bankruptcy. The whole nation has had to radically change its rhythm of life, mentality and everyday habits and continue living in a new society where everything will be completely different. Greeks need visible and radical changes to the lives of every citizen. our societies. In the developed world, we are not in need of more wealth but of more ard Wilkinson, who studied the relation between inequality and social problems in more than 20 countries, including Greece. In an interview with a Greek newspaper, more social equality exists in a society, the better life quality will exist in all levels of physical and mental health, longer life expectancy, better education, lower crime and drug-use rate, more social trust and greater involvement in community acts. Recession may aggravate inequality, but it may also take the edge off it. Lets look at the previous economic crisis of the 1930s: The British government passed laws that dropped the price of goods at a faster rate than that of salaries. Therefore, inequality was very much limited as people could buy more with less money. Although it is risky to compare the recession of the 1930s with that of the modern day, we can reach one conclusion: Some Greek citizens are paying the price, and some others are refusing to pay the cost of the crisis. The crisis that they brought to the Greek nation. That is the bubble. George Petrocheilos is a columnist for The Johns Hopkins News-Letter at Johns Hopkins University. Greek debt bubble is a political issue that needs to be addressedUWireGeorge PetrocheilosUWire Kim Kardashian is famous for a lot of reasons that society would hate to admit, but on Aug. 20, the world had an American wedding that could challenge the royal wedding in terms of importance to People Magazine. On that day, society took great hope, because as bad at basketball and, seemingly, at life as Kris Humphries was, he could get with someone like Kim Kardashian. As many people continue to wonder what happened, we are left to speculate on what crashed this couple. Kardashian is one of those people like Paris Hilton or Joe the Plumber it is hard to describe why theyre still famous. Her claim to fame ranges from being the daughter of a guy on O.J. Simpsons defense team to having a public relationship with Brandys brother. Kardashians staying power has centered on dating a number of athletes, including Miles Austin. The E! Enter family and is possibly the worst television experience since spinoffs for Kardashian to appear on. Kris Humphries is an NBA player. Devoting any more space to him is a tragedy while the NBA is locked out but is necessary to fully understand this divorce. Humphries played one season at the University of Minnesota and then was drafted by the Utah Jazz in 2004. After several mediocre NBA seasons, he ended up in New Jersey. This past season, Humphries averaged a career high, averaging a doubledouble for the New Jersey Nets. Humphries success can largely be attributed to playing on a terrible team and having Deron Williams, one of the NBAs best point guards, feed him the ball. The couples marriage had obvious signs of failure. First, Kardashian was too intelligent for Humphries. If you believe Americas education system does not risk leaving people behind, you have not heard Humphries speak. Kardashian is attacked for being illegitimately famous but demonstrates her intelligence in interviews, displaying an advanced knowledge of legal proceedings and business concepts. If theres something to gain from this marriage, its in America. the NBA lockout. Humphries should have been spending September and October preparing for the NBA season but instead had a ton of free time. Kardashian was an independent woman who, for all of traveled the country promoting her brand. the few moments she got to spend with Humphries, but as those moments turned into weeks and those weeks turned into more than a month, Kardashian took decisive action. Kardashian was not about to wait around like the NBA and the players union toward an inevitable 50/50 split; she was going to take everything Humphries had given her and walk. stop to ask ourselves why they get the attention they do. Were almost as much to blame as they are for this little media circus. Kendall Kaut is a columnist for The Lariat at Baylor Univer sity.Needless Kardashian, Humphries fame the real problemUWireKendall KautUWire

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESSPolice searching for a 2-year-old Washington state boy focused their efforts Monday around the home of his mother, who reportedly told investigators she last saw him in her stalled car on a city street as she walked away for an hour to get gas. Metalwala had been left alone in a car. When he was just 3 months old, court records revealed, his parents left him in their sport utility vehicle in a Target parking lot for 55 minutes on a 27-degree day. They only came out of the store to get him after police arrived and asked for the vehicles owner to be paged. The toddlers disappearance attle, came at the height of a cusback-and-forth protective orders and allegations of abuse and psychiatric problems. Last December, a social worker determined that there was a preponderance of evidence that Metalwala had struck his daughter hard enough to cause bruising, court records show. The social worker also because the boy could not talk, it wasnt clear where he got them. Last week, at a mandatory mediation session, a tentative agreement was hammered out that would allow Metalwala to have some visitalawyer said. walked with her daughter, who is 4, about a mile to a gas station. When there, she said. area and even went door to door but found no sign of him. There was no gas can at the car, police said. said both parents were cooperating, have her vehicle and home in nearby Redmond searched. The older child is in protective custody. Were looking at it from all person, abduction, foul play has not been ruled out. return a call seeking comment. Her explained what had happened. child, he said. Metalwala spoke with reporters Terry III. They said his estranged wifes story was bizarre: Why didnt she call for help, knock on a nearby door or take the child with her? I dont understand why she would leave a little baby in the car, Metalwala said. lice cited both parents for reckless endangerment at the Target parking lot. A shopper who heard the baby the car felt cold. Paged inside the store, the couple said they had left the baby in the car veillance video of the parking lot later proved it had been 55 minutes. The case was dismissed early this year after the pair completed a year class. The couple had been together for high school sophomore when they began dating, according to one of her court declarations. In another declaration, her mother, Nadia was to be deported to Pakistan. an expensive home in Kirkland and couldnt keep up with the payments on that property and a condominium they also owned. documents. ALLIGATOR AP PhotoIn this undated photo provided by Solomon Metalwala, Metalwala, right, is seen holding his son, Sky Metalwala. Police in Washington state spent a second day on Monday searching for the toddler. NA TIONALParents of missing Washington boy had been cited before THE PARTY WILL BE ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE REITZ UNION. STEFANIE CAINTOAlligator Contributing Writer the Asian community. est publication, will hold its release party tothe auditorium. Magazines will be distributed after the The magazine aims to inspire members of the Asian-American community and provide insight about Asian culture in Gainesville. Ive always felt that magazines were a powerful way to communicate with society, said Kevina Lee, the magazines editorin-chief. Maureen Mariano, co-managing editor of the magazine, said she hopes the release brings support and publicity. I want people to see the message behind journalism sophomore. Asian Kaleidoscope Month, which is dedicated to celebrating Asian history, culture and contributions. it was geared toward literary writing. wanted to get involved, but the publication shut down before she could do so. After being involved with the Asian she decided she wanted to revive the cultural aspect of the magazine but with a different vision. I wanted to make a brand new magazine, incorporating more journalism and more of a reason for people to read it, she said. junior, wants the magazine to be a constant source of information and hopes it can be a The magazine also has a website, sparksmag.com, which is updated regularly.Students to celebrate release of Asian-interest magazine JESSICA PINCUSAlligator Contributing WriterNext fall, veterans receiving medical treatment in Gainesville will have a free place to stay. veterans, members of the military and their families will be able to stay for free when receiving treatment from a military medical center. its planning and fundraising stages. It will be located next to the Malcom Archer Road. be a comfort home where military veterans and their families can stay for executive director of the Gainesville Houses nationwide. said. house at one time. reached before the opening of the build, and the organizations goal is to raise $3 million, which will be matched In an effort to help er House will be hostDay. the campus recruitment chair for the nally planned the 5K as a philanthropThe 5K is open to all participants who register online at active.com. er House should be up and running by next fall, said Davis.Organization plans to build comfort home for veterans Missing person, abduction, foul play has not been ruled out.Mike JohnsonBellevue Police MajorFabiani

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Free 42 Flat-Screen TV!!! 2 pools, 2 bus routes, tons of amenities LexingtonCrossingUF.com Call today! 373.9009 12-7-11-74-1 **ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY** Almost Full for Fall! 2BR/2BA w/Roommate Matching Available Direct Bus Route to Campus! www.EnclaveUf.com 376.0696 12-7-11-74-1 Gainesville Place Apts 4 BUS ROUTES TO UF! 4/4 Furnished & All-Inclusive ONLY $449 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 12-7-74-1 2/2s & 3/3s RMM Match HUGE Walk In Closet Prem Cable & Hi Speed Intrnt Incld 12-7-11-74-1 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalkapt.com 352-337-9098 12-7-74-1 MOVE IN TODAY! All Inclusive 3 & 4 bds Steps from SFC4/4s @ $349UPGRADES AVAILABLE $399 Only $9.99 to sign & $100 Credit 352.379.9300 12-7-11-74-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place youar ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 12-7-11-74-2 1/2 2nd MONTHS RENT!! SPACIOUS 1285 Sqft 3BDR ONLY $256/BED www.arborpark.com CALL TODAY!! 352-335-7275 12-7-11-74-2 1/1s Under $500 2/1s Under $600 $99 Move In Special! 352-372-7555 FrederickGardens.com 12-7-11-74-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 12-7-11-74-2 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 12-7-11-74-2 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! 12-7-11-74-2 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 12-7-11-74-2 *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 12-7-11-74-2 Spanish Trace 2/11000 sq ft$679 Great Location Butler Plaza Call 352-373-1111 12-7-11-74-2 A TIME FOR CHANGE Call for available 2s, 3s, 4s 12-7-11-74-2 3bedroom/3bath DELUXE Only $1,099 New counters, cabinets, appliancesIncludes High Speed Internet 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-7-11-74-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 12-7-11-74-2 Immediate Availability! 1, 2, 4 bedroom apartment homes 1/2 month rent free! 12-7-74-2 No Move-In Fees 1/1 for $689 3/2 for $809 FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym www.aspenridgeuf.com 352.367.9910 12-7-11-74-2 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 12-7-11-74-2 College Manor Studios from $505 Unlimited Utilities! Call 372-7111 12-7-11-74-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $409 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 12-7-74-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 12-7-11-74-2 Studios starting at $509 Across from UF Call 352-371-7777 12-7-11-74-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 12-7-11-74-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-7-11-74-2 !! 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 BoardwalkApt.com 12-7-11-74-2 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 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. THE ALLIGATOR IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FIRST DAY THE AD RUNS INCORRECTLY. Corrected ads will be extended one day. No refunds or credits can be given after placing the ad. Corrections called in Customer error or changes: Online:

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10, ALLIGATOR 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 ESCAPE THE ORDINARY 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 TH FREE Cable with HBO All the amenities & FREE tanning Gated, PET FRIENDLY 12-7-11-74-2 NEED A RENTAL? CHECK OUT THESE DEALSBrowse our website. www.trend4rent.com Call 352-375-7104 today! 12-7-74-2 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 Love the Nightlife?Live where you play! ArlingtonSquare.org Apts in the heart of downtown Call for Avail. 352.338.0002 12-7-11-74-2 2BR/1BA Cent heat mobile home. Shaded lot, laundry room. From $380 to $450/mo. Includes water. No pets. 1ST MONTH FREE! Vacant lots also available. 4546 NW 13th St. 376-5887 2-3-91-2 The Polos1 Month FREE or FREE Cable1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments Move in by September 15th 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-7-11-68-2 GIGANTIC 4BR/2BA HOUSE 2 blks to UF/ Sorority/Norman area. Dining rm, remodeled baths, cent AC/heat, new wd flrs, W/D, DW. Pets ok. Parking! Reduced to $1595. Avail now or Jan 352-665-8166 lv msg. 11-2311-50-2 4/2.5 2000sqft home built in 2000, 2 blks to Stadium 3 min walk to Campus. Free $1300 security deposit! $1550/mo! W/D Garage. Avail Dec/Spring. Rmmate matching. Call 870-7304. jeremybolton0@gmail.com 1123-11-30-2 MUST SEE! 1BR, quiet, custom-built, in-law suite. Spacious, living room, full bath, dining, W/D. Cable, utils incl. Close to all -has it all! $700/ mo. Call 278-8381 11-10-11-10-2 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, $1750/month obo + util. Call 275 1259 11-15-11-20-2 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 3 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 Bike to UF 4BR/2BA House directly across from Law School. W/D, DW, cent AC/heat 3BD/1BA House 2046 NW 31 PL No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com 11-16-11-20-2 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 12-7-11-32-2 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 127-11-32-2 Close to UF, $570/month 2BR with 2.5Bathroom townhouse. New floor/paint. Fenced backyard with W/D hookup. 1310 SW 61st, GNV, 32607. Call 352/332-4088 or 352/514-7098 11-18-11-15-2 3 or 4BR/1.5BA CONDO2116 SW 70th Terr. Available anytime. $700/ mo. (First & Last) Call 352-514-9698 119-11-5-2 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 12-7-11-19-2 LIVE CLOSE. PAY LESS. PARKING GALORE. One mile to UF. Roomy 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms. W/D avail. H2O&gas incld. Cheap GRU bills. Country Village 373.2700 11-17-7-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND.Cabana Beach Sublease 2/2Available now to Aug 2012, $509/mo each, Furnished W/D call 352-552-1757 11-23-11-14-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! 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 STUDENTS NEEDED TOWNHOUSE W/D, clubhouse, pool, gated, parking, on bus route. $350/mo + utils per room. Available December. Call 727-729-1561 11-30-26-4SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $650/mo. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 11-911-9-4 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 12-7-74-5 Office Space and Penthouse Available Call David Holbrook (352) 213-8161 11-16-11-10-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. 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 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig. Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-7-70-7

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ALLIGATORSell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND 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. 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 12-7-10-74-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 12-7-74-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-25-11-99-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. 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 12-7-11-74-11 SCOOTER 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 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 12-7-11-74-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-7-11-74-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds 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 352-339-515811-30-11-61-12 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 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.LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-7-74-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 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 11-10-11-77-13 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@stfrancis.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. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 12-7-11-74-14 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 12-7-1174-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 12-7-11-74-14 Flashbacks buys, trades, and consigns clothing, jewelry, shoes and purses. We pay $. We buy name brands, mall brands, indie, punk, goth, urban, prep, hippie, retro, and costume. 509 NW 10th Ave. 352-375-3752 12-7-74-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 127-11-73-14 Earn $1000-$3200 per month to drive our cars with ads. www.FreeCarJobs.com 11-18-11-57-14 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 11-17-20-14

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12, ALLIGATOR Legal Secretary/Receptionist. $9/hour. F/T. Needs to be responsible, diligent, and dependable. Call 352-371-4000. 11-16-1115-14 Web Programmers (.NET) jobs and internships available at Gainesville's 352 Media Group. Email resume to hr@352media.com. 11-8-11-10-14 Search Engine Optimization (SEO) specialist wanted at Gainesville's 352 Media Group. Email resume and SEO samples to hr@352media.com 11-8-11-10-14 ATTTENTION STUDENTS Part time help needed at Westgate Home Sales. Please contact Matt for details 352378-2453 x 19 11-9-11-10-14 Bench Scientist: Self-motivated individual with good attention to detail to work in antibody purification and kit development. Knowledge of ELISA methodology and basic immunology is desirable. Basic laboratory skills and ability to manage multiple projects required. B.S. in scientific field preferred; laboratory experience may be substituted. Send resume to info@elisa-tek.com. 11-811-5-14 Cleaning/Organizing person for busy family. Hours flexible, $12/hr. Email qualifications to; ladygatoruke@aol.com 11-10-5-14 Part time yard, home and office work, self motivated students only. Start $10/hr. Call Sebastian 352-591-3000 11-9-4-14 Gainesville Regional Utilities is looking for a Temporary Part-Time Energy Analyst Have a passion for conservation; great one-on-one customer service skills; major course work in science, math, engineering or building construction? Apply today at www.cityofgainesville.org AA/EOE/DFWP Employer. 11-14-11-5-14 Marketing Ass't/Telemarketer PT position with flexible hours Friendly, professional office Email resume, cover letter to: marc@sextonandschnoll.com 11-15-115-14 Sleep Center Superstores is seeking to hire motivated, friendly, dependable, intelligent people for SALES/DELIVERY position(s). Candidates must APPLY IN PERSON. No phone calls please. 4994 N.W. 39th Avenue, 32606. In Magnolia Parke. 11-15-11-5-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND 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 12-7-74-15 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 12-7-11-74-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 12-7-74-15 www.UFMoverGuys.comLicensed & Insured Last Minute Specials Loading & Unloading Full-Service Mover. 352-222-0211. FL Movers Reg No IM1847 12-7-11-74-15 NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiOnline.com Private Experienced Affordable 4-25-74 15 Need An Epic Photographer?Weddings Events Portraits Slideshows Gator Alum, hrly chg. You keep the digital files www.mizdigital.com 352-672-5206 12-7-78-15 INSURANCE WE REPRESENT OVER 100 COMPANIES. HOME, AUTO, LIABILITY. WHY PAY MORE? www.sunshinestateinsurance.com Trusted Choice Agency 352-371-9696 119-11-30-15 COMPUTER PROBLEMS? CONFUSED? 13 yrs in the IT profession. I can resolve ANY issue Desktop Laptop Networking A/V Cell Phone Gator IT Solutions 1 call does it all! 352-792-2214 Free Quote 11-22-11-20-15 Tutoring all subjects and all levels. $20/ hour. Available immediately in subjects from Algebra to Differential Equations to Physics, Statistics, or Chemistry. Call 863-430-5472. 11-10-5-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) All Womens Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 12-7-74-16 THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! 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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Lerner HonoredFlorida punter David Lerner is set to receive the Dick Schaap Sportsman of the Year Award from the Greater New York Chapter of the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America. The PodcastCheck out alligatorSports.org or iTunes for the latest edition of the podcast. Join host Greg Luca and writers Tom Green and Matt Watts as they break down UFs win against Vandy. Florida freshman Holly Pole has earned additional playing time after excelling during volleyball team practices. See Story, Page 16. Tyler: University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides said Sunday that the SEC will expand to a nine-game conference schedule starting next season. SEC ofhere and said they had not even discussed changing the current eight-game format. This would be all well and good, except Pastides comments were well thought out, certainly not incoherent thoughts spewing from a crazy southern gentlemans skull. Pastides said one of three previously scheduled nonconference opponents (Wofford, East Car olina or UAB) would not play South Carolina next season. If the Gamecocks lost money by going back on their word, the SEC promised to cover it, Pastides said. Regardless of how many conference games will be played next season, the SEC has at least considered expanding the season. Or Pastides is playing a weird joke seems unlikely for someone who works at an institute of higher learning. Adding a ninth conference game makes more sense because, if for no other reason, Gators fans are guaranteed at least one more quality opponent each year. Florida would have to drop one of four nonconference games next season, probably against Jacksonville State or Louisiana-Lafayette, to make room for an SEC West team. Matt: I disagree with expanding the conference schedule to nine games, and, like all things related to college football these days, its all about the money. Adding an extra conference game to the schedule is a logistical problem, signed a 15-year, $2.25 billion contract with ESPN in 2009 and another with CBS for 15 years and $825 million. Who knows if exceptions were built into those contracts to expand the pay rate for another SEC game? Or will the SEC simply have to bite the bullet and give the networks a game under the current money agreement? Then, you also have to factor in the actual market value of the conferences deal on the current landscape. Those contracts run through 2023 smart for the networks, maybe not so smart for the SEC. The Pac-12 signed a 12-year, $2.7 billion deal in May, already making the SECs contract undervalued. Now, theyre talking about adding more value in the form of another game. Supposedly, the SEC and ESPN agreed contract throughout the deal, but the latest from the Worldwide Leader isnt so promisouts, said Burke Magnus, a senior vice president of college sports programming in June. Tyler: If the SEC wants to reopen the contract, ESPN will play ball. The SEC is the best conference, and ESPN cant afford to lose it. The conference wants its own network like that of the Big Ten, which will be generating Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff TOM GREENAlligator Staff WriterFlorida redshirt senior quarterback John Brantley was held out of practice Monday after injuring his right arm against Vanderbilt. Coach Will Muschamp said Brantleys injury is caller to return to practice today and be ready to start against South Carolina this weekend. Brantley suffered the injury late in the fourth quarter of Saturdays 26-21 win and sat out the end of the game while freshman Jacoby Brissett took over the offense. with his bicep wrapped in ice. Brantley said he hasnt thrown since late in Saturdays game, when he tossed some warm-up passes on the sideline before the coaches and trainers decided it would be best for him to sit out the shot on it and right now its just bruised up, nothing more than that. As for Brantleys right ankle, which he sprained just before halftime against Alabama on Oct. 1, the quarterback said he is inching closer to being 100 percent, but was sporting an air cast Monday. Although his mobility is still limited, he and be able to take snaps from under center at some point this week. cent, we will, Brantley said. Pistol here to stay: After Florida unveiled its version of the pistol formation against Vanderbilt, Muschamp said the Gators will continue to use the set to establish a downhill rushing attack.Brantley expected to play at South CarolinaSEE FOOTBALL, P A GE 15 JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator WriterThe Gators have never been more ready to forget about the Southeastern Conference. No. 23 Florida (16-7, 7-4 SEC) will look to put a disappointing stretch of SEC games in the rearview mirror as it prepares this week for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. now, coach Becky Burleigh said. The Gators experienced unprecedented struggles within the SEC during the last three weeks. Prior to this season, Florida had never lost more than three games within the conference in school history. The Gators surpassed that total by losing to LSU and South Carolina at home to end the losses. After defeating Georgia and Alabama in the last week, Florida fell 3-2 to a seventh-seeded Auburn team it defeated during the regular season. Burleigh said having the opportunity to play an opponent outside the conference will give her team a fresh start. of the SEC in terms of not playing somebody that Gators looking to move past SEC strugglesTHE RALLYShould the SEC expand from eight to nine conference games? Tyler Jetttwitter: @tyler__jett Matt Wattstwitter: @wattmatts SEE THE RALLY, P A GE 15 UF Soccer SEE SOCCER, P A GE 14

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14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 UF awarded No. 2 seed, favorable draw in NCAA tournamentknows us so well, Burleigh said. That whole second half of the season where everybody knows every single player on every single team is a little bit of a grind. The SECs presence in the NCAA Tournament is greater than ever, with a Were battle tested, said Burleigh, referring to the quality of the SEC. Florida learned Monday afternoon that it received a No. 2 seed and will play host to the Atlantic Sun Conference champion Florida Gulf Coast on Satur day in the opening round of the tournament. The Gators defeated the Eagles on Sept. 11, 5-0, but Burleigh said that win does not have any bearing on Saturdays match. We dont get any extra points for having beat them earlier in the year, she said. Although Burleigh said the Gators previous win is irrelevant, she said she likes having game tape to review. While the Gators have had inconsistencies on both offense and defense throughout the season, Burleigh said the team sees the tournament as a chance at a fresh slate. She also believes the experiences of the up-and-down season will serve them well going forward. We have done a lot of things that have helped to prepare us, she said. Weve played in a lot of pressure situations. Weve played from behind. Weve been able to dominate games. Those things make us better in the long run, but now its time to put all of those things together and execute. SOCCER, from page 13 2011 NCAA Division 1 Womens Soccer Championship Source: NCAA.com 3 North Carolina (11-5-1) Chapel Hill, N.C.As the predominant program in womens college soccer, the Tar Heels have won 20 NCAA championships since 1982. One of the few times North Carolina has fallen short of an NCAA Championship came in 1998 against a Florida squad featuring Abby Wambach. William & Mary (17-2-2)With UNCs success and seeding in mind, William & Mary is an nationally to end the regular season and reeled off 10 straight wins in September and October. Texas State (14-5-1) Bears team they previously lost to 2-0 on Sept. 9. Baylor (14-3-3) Waco, Texas UCF (11-4-5) Orlando ence USA, but they showed their upset potential earlier in the year with a win against No. 11 Penn State. FIU (13-6-3) since 2000. Florida Gulf Coast (14-4-2) one other loss through the rest of the season. 2 Florida (16-7) of the NCAA Tournament and, potentially, will not have to leave the Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff Burleigh

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about $333 million annually by 2015, acSNL Kagan. The SEC added Texas A&M and Misup the St. Louis, Kansas City and Texas Matt: contract. not as reliant on the SEC as you might TV deals. son, the Gators, among other SEC under on. Tyler: Without a nine-game schedteam. rules against that second West team, it Matt: harm to the SEC than good, unless your Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org and Matt Watts at mwatts@alligator.org. the set Saturday, Muschamp said he still preance, Muschamp said. Injuries: South Carolina game. ing the Vanderbilt game. to participate in practice today. der surgery earlier in the year. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR, 15 Shawn Janetzke / Alligator StaffDemps named Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week FOOTBALL, from page 13 THE RALLY, from page 13WOMENS BASKETBALL JOE MORGANAlligator Writer coach, Amanda Butler admits that due to the year total in school history, and she is also the NCAA Tournament only once. ment as a coach, redshirt I really do respect her lot. Butler, UF looking to futureButler

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16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida freshman defensive specialist Holly Pole earned the BRYAN HOLT Alligator Writer Chloe Mann and Holly Pole are different players. Standing 6-foot-1, Mann has become a dominant middle blocker for Florida, playing as high above the net as any Gators middle has in years, according to UF coach Mary Wise. At 5-foot-8, Pole is a cheerful defensive specialist who has recently earned extended playing time due to her performance in practice. But past the obvious contrasts, the two are similar. played together (on club team) Gainesville Juniors. We played both get to start because we have a lot of the same friends that Mann and Pole grew up in Gainesville and Ocala, respecFor both, volleyball was just part of a two-sport regimen in high school. Mann got started with volleyball when she was looking for a sport to play outside of tennis season. For Pole, volleyball was a fall sport to supplement her Vanguard High basketball team, which she led to the 2010 FHSAA Final Four. When you have good athletes, they get those volleyball skills, they get the experience and then you get them playing at their had a high ceiling, and were seeing Recently, the two have improved enough to gain starting spots and extended playing time. For the past three games, Mann, a sophomore, has started in place of senior Cassandra Anderson. On Sunday against sponded by recording seven digs and helping turn around the Gators passing game. (Its) not so much experimental as much as both Holly The moves meant Anderson and freshman defensive specialist Madison Monserez sat out during the weekend for the If we struggled, I wouldnt have hesitated to put either of those two Maddy or Cassandra, who have more playing However, the two locals have not struggled. Mann led the team in points with 20, picking up eight kills and six blocks in Sundays game. Its nice to play in front of a lot of people that we know Pole, Mann earning more playing time MEGAN WALSH Alligator Writer Joanna Mather didnt walk away from the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships this weekend with the collegiate grand slam title she was so close to capturing. Instead, the UF tennis senior fell to Southern Methodists Marta Lesniak in a 7-5, 6-1 defeat But even with a fall season-ending loss, Mathers play during the weekend was nothing for the Gators to be disappointed with. coach Roland Thornqvist said. Obviously she played at a very high level, but I think mentally that was the best Ive seen Jo. She was very calm. She was resilient. Mather worked her way through a competitive round of 32 to face off against 10thranked Lesniak, who previously downed Floridas Lauren Embree in the tournaments round of 16. away by wearing Mather thin with hard shots deep into the corners to win in straight sets. Despite the loss, Thornqvist sees plenty of positives for Mather heading into the spring season, which picks up again in January. She did a really good job playing it pointplayed a good one or we played a bad one, she had great composure and bounced back and Despite loss, Mathers play impressesMather UF V olle yball