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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 60 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida UFs Quidditch club team places second in World CupThey competed in New York last weekend, pg 3. Gators Face Buckeyes in Matchup of Top-10 TeamsUF will try to limit All-America forward Jared Sullinger, pg 13. Christmas Tree Tax is delayedThe 15-cent fee to help promote the fresh tree industry was unpopular, pg. 5. The Gators top cornerback, freshman Marcus Roberson, is out for the year after suffering an injury last weekend. See story, page 13. 84 /66 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Haley Stracher / Alligator St. Augustine Church members pray before noon Mass. According to a recent study, women who regularly attended religious services were 56 percent more likely to be optimistic and 27 percent less likely to show signs of depression. MARY ANNE EADES Alligator Contributing Writer Anna Holmbraker attends church every week and leads songs during Mass. For the 20-year-old anthropology junior, church brings a sense of optimism and belonging. where I want to be, she said. It makes me check myAccording to a recent study, attending church could actually affect people on a clinical level. Researchers at Yeshiva University in New York found that women who regularly attended religious services were 56 percent more likely to be more optimistic and 27 percent less likely to show signs of depression. Published Thursday in the Journal of Religion and Health, the study considered the mental health of about 92,000 women older than 50. Although attending church could affect all age ings were drawn only from older women, said Eliezer Schnall, a clinical assistant professor of psychology at Yeshiva University. Attending religious services, mental health may be linked GAINESVILLE LEVELS ARE UNDER CONTROL. BENJAMIN S. BRASCH Alligator Contributing Writer Compared to Tampa, Gainesville can breathe easier but not by much. The average ozone level of Alachua County for October is 46.1 parts per billion, and the level in Hillsborough County is 50.8 parts per billion, according Twenty-one U.S. counties ceed the amount of lead the Environmental Protection Agency allows to be in the air, according to a USA Today article published Wednesday. The EPA standard is .15 micrograms per cubic meter of lead in the air over a threemonth period, said Jennifer Diaz, press secretary for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Chang-Yu Wu, environmental engineering professor at UF, said local ozone levels in County Ozone levels near maximum limits CLARE LENNON Alligator Writer For the third time in UF Student Government history, the Student Senate will conduct an impeachment trial. Senators will hear Supervisor of Elections Toni ing. Senators Carly Wilson, Gillian Leytham, Ford resolution on Oct. 31. The resolution listed 13 elections rules the senators said Megna violated, including not listing polling locations in some of the dorms, not properly testing the voting computers two days prior to elections and not preparing a backup plan in case the electronic voting system failed. Wilson and Leytham previously appealed to the Election Commission and the UF Supreme Court to have the elections investigated and even recommended the elections be redone. Senators elected in the spring will make up the impeachment body, which will vote whether to impeach Megna. If at least two-thirds of the impeachment body votes days later, according to Student Body codes. The trial body would be made of senators elected this fall, and potential repercussions must be passed by another two-thirds vote. ing occurred in 2008, according to Alligator archives, when the Senate voted not to impeach Student Body Treasurer Paul Drayton. In 2009, the Senate also voted not to impeach Student Body President Kevin Reilly. Senate President Andy Mason decided to form a special committee of senators to revise the elections codes. Members will be announced at the Senate meeting at 7 p.m. Students Party moves to impeach SG supervisor of elections tonight Mason SEE AIR, PAGE 4RESEARCH In my personal experience, its not the overly optimistic people who begin to attend church but the people who are struggling and looking for answers.Mike Redmondpastor of Windsor Baptist ChurchSEE RELIGIOUS, PAGE 4


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 60 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY 78/59 PARTLY CLOUDY 73/60 RAIN 79/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 84/66 PARTLY CLOUDY 84/66WHATS HAPPENINGArabic Culture: Enrichment through International Education Today, 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Smathers Library, Room 1A The days schedule is at www.uflib.ufl.edu/pio/ IEW2011schedule.pdf. Relay for Life Gelato Company fundraiser Today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. DEI will be hosting a fundraiser event for Relay at the Gelato Company in downtown Gainesville. UF Student Government and RUB Entertainment Movie Night:Temple Grandin Today, 8 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium This film is a biopic about a woman with autism who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry. This awardwinning film will educate, bring awareness, defy stereotypes and inspire involvement with people with intellectual disabilities. Free ice cream will be served. GIS Day @ UF Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. Smathers Library, Room 1A This is an all-day event to showcase the use of geographic infor mation systems to the academic community and the public. Schedule at http://www.uflib. ufl.edu/gisday. Co-sponsored by Innovation through Institutional Integration. Dinner with David Olesker, Media and the Middle East Wednesday, 7 p.m. UF Hillel UF Israel, in collaboration with The David Project, Stand With Us, Jewish National Fund and AICE, will be hosting a dinner with David Olesker to discuss the media and the Middle East. Open to the public. Join the Common Reading Program, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, as Fugees Coach Luma Mufleh shares her story with students, followed by an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. A Celebration of Catalan and other Iberian Languages Friday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Library West, Room 211 Welcome and opening comments by Judith Russell, dean of university libraries. The wealth and importance of UFs Iberian collection will be discussed by Matt Loving, romance studies assistant librar ian, and Elisabet Liminyana, UF Catalan instructor, who will focus on Catalan studies and the recent gifts to the Catalan/Basque collections. Catalan students will read excerpts from selected gift acquisitions. 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. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Jewish Queers & Allies Game Night Wednesday, 8 p.m. UF Hillel Come to UF Hillel for the first JQ&A social event of the year. Mulan film showing Thursday, 12:45 p.m. Library West, Room 212 The 2009 live-action version of the famous Chinese legend with an introduction by Sean Macdonald, assistant professor of Chinese. The Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Thursday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reitz Union Amphitheater A celebration and candlelight vigil remembering the lives of transgender people who were victims of violence. Speakers from the community will also be present at the event. HEALs Fall Health Panel Thursday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pugh Hall Get pre-health questions answered from students who have gone through the process and from those currently in professional schools. Students from the following schools will be present: medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing, physical therapy and physician assistant. The health panel is open to everyone. Refreshments will be served afterward. Changing the World One Game at a Time: Coach Luma Mufleh Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3 JULIA GLUMAlligator Contributing WriterThe Florida Quidditch team left Gainesville last week for the 2011 World Cup as a 21-member group with high hopes. Monday, players returned with sore legs, hoarse voices and the title of secondbest Quidditch team in the world. After going undefeated in the pool and bracket stages, the team of UF students faced four-time World Cup champions Middlebury College for the title. in New York, started at 10 p.m. on Sunday. After a few yellow cards and with only a few minutes left in the game, the score was Florida 80, Middlebury 70. Everybody was cheering for us because nobody wanted Middlebury to win, said Hannah Pohlmann, 19, the teams vice president of tournaments. The scene was magical. As the game raced on the pitch, the coaching staff snuck in players from the University of South Florida and University of Miami to cheer with them on the sidelines, said Pohlmann, a mathematics sophomore. was chanting my name, said Dre Clesomething out of a dream. ophone as most of the 1,500-member audience did the Gators chomp. The team fed off of the energy in the crowd, said Clements, also a mathematics sophomore. Earlier in the day, my body was giving up, he said. But during the game when of that. tempt to locate and catch him or her. The capture of the snitch awards that seekers team with 30 points and ends the game. Williams, who caught the snitch in every after Middleburys player got it, Pohlmann said. means UFs club team was winning when the snitch was caught. Despite the loss, the team is overjoyed at its success, team president Bridget Siegel said. words, Siegel, 19, a religion sophomore, said via email. Our team is more than just friends, we are a family. We felt closer than ever before with every game we won. Afterward, the two teams hugged each other. Members of Middlebury told Florida that it was the toughest game the team had ever played. harder, Siegel said. We gave them hell. Back at UF, the team hopes its success ognize Quidditch as a sport. We proved ourselves, Siegel said. No one will underestimate us ever again. Courtesy to the Alligator TECHNOLOGY DARA SCHOPPAlligator Contributing Writer advertised the arrival of the peppermint mocha and gingerbread lattes. Accompanying the seasonal switch to red holiday cups this holiday season is a new interactive Starbucks app. Starbucks Cup Magic allows users to scan holiday characters on certain Starbucks products with smartphone cameras and bring them to life on a mobile screen. Christmas Blend bags, red cups and miscellaneous instore objects all hold the key to unveiling winter animations. The characters include an ice skater, a squirrel, a boy, a be-named prize. Starbucks Cup Magic also offers basic mobile sharing capabilities like sending e-cards or Starbucks holiday offers and is available for iPhone and Android. Starbucks introduced its Lets Merry campaign last ment. UF architecture senior Haley Padgett, 21, said she could hear the chatter throughout the Reitz Union food court. so many faces.Starbucks unveils smartphone app that spreads holiday cheerUFs Quidditch club team takes second place at World Cup


Study was conducted with 92,000 women older than 504ALLIGATOR STUDENT LIFE ASHLEY HEMMYAlligator Contributing Writer Events to promote international programs RELIGIOUS, from page 1Ozone is the only pollutant tested for in Alachua County AIR, from page 1THE ASSOCIATED PRESSGiffords wont return to Congress until she feels betterShe has undergone intensive therapy since the shooting Events during International Education Week: Today: 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Arabic Culture: Enrichment through International Education sponsored by UF Libraries Discussions about different aspects of Arabic culture, including the perspective of one Arabic international student, will be held in Smathers Library, Room 1A. Wednesday: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Fulbright U.S. Student Grants and Fellowships: Work shop on the Application Process John Denny, associate director of the honors program, will discuss the Fulbright U.S. Student Programs funding of international travel programs at Library West, Room 212. Thursday: 11 a.m.: Interfaith Panel discussion Speakers will share the views of Catholicism, Islam and Yoruba at the Fine Arts Theater at Santa Fe College. Friday: 10 a.m. to noon: The American Academic System: Researching, Writing and Publishing International students are invited to Library West, Room 211, to learn the practices for responsible research in the U.S. Saturday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: VISA Dance Combine with AASU VISA will be hosting a series of international dance workshops at the Reitz Union, Room 282. Sunday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: VISA World Cup Soccer Tournament at Flavet Field Loss of labor and increased health insurance, these are the hidden costs of high air pollutant levels.Chang-Yu WuUF environmental engineering professorGiffords


EMILY MORROWAlligator WriterStephanie Asselin used to assemble her plastic Christmas tree in her Citrus County home every December. But year after year, the branches got a little more smashed and the scent got a little more musty, so three years ago she made the switch back to live Christmas trees. Theres just something about that smell, the 20-year-old English junior said. This sentiment is something the National Christmas Tree Association wanted to capture through adver tisements promoting the sale of fresh trees. To fund the advertisements, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced earlier this month that it would impose a 15-cent fee on all fresh Christmas trees sold for farms that sell more than 500 trees a year. for taxing Christmas, the department announced last week that it would delay implementation of the Christmas Tree Tax. The fee was originally requested by the National Christmas Tree Association in 2009 to fund research programs and marketing campaigns to promote the purchase of real trees. The ads would have been similar to commodity brand campaigns such as the Got Milk? or Beef: Its whats for dinner advertisements. In a press release, the National Christmas Tree Association said the fee should not change the price consumers pay for their trees; however, price increases were not strictly for bidden. Cathryn Gregory, co-owner of Unicorn Hill Christmas Tree Farm in Gainesville, said she doesnt view the fee as a burden but rather a type of membership dues for the national organization. We have never charged any type of fee to our customers, and we never would, she said. This is just part of doing business. Unicorn Hill Farm, 3605 NW 69th St., opens each year on Dec. 1 and sells about 300 to 400 Christmas trees annually. Since they dont sell more than 500 trees a year, the Gregorys would not have been required to pay the 15-cent fee per tree, but Gregory said she and her husband support the idea. Floridas Christmas tree industry has declined drastically over the past 20 years, she said. The number of people who buy Christmas trees remains roughly the same each year, and as the economy has declined, farms operating costs have increased, making Gregory said many people dont think about the environmental impact of purchasing fake trees. You have to think: What is the carbon footprint of producing that tree? she said. Its almost nonexistent for real trees, but fake trees are usually made in China from petroleum products and then have to be shipped to this country. Unicorn Hill Farm has been open of Christmas trees and is open weekdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on the weekend from noon to 6 p.m. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 5FLORIDA ERIN JESTERAlligator WriterPennsylvania now attracts more international students to its university campuses than does sunny Florida. The Sunshine State has fallen from sixth to seventh place in the number of international students at its universities, according to the 2011 Open Doors report published by the the Institute of International Education. The Keystone State had a 9 percent increase in international students last year, passing Florida, the only state in the top 10 that didnt experience a per centage increase. The report found that the number of international students in Florida increased from 29,708 students dur ing the 2009-10 school year to 29,719 in 2010-11. However, the total number of inter national students in the U.S. increased That increase is largely due to a 23 percent rise in Chinese students studying in the U.S., according to the report. California holds the top spot for hosting the most international students, followed by New York and Texas. UF has the highest number of international students in the state, with 5,393 registered during the 2010-11 year. Jan Sohl, a 22-year-old economics student from Germany, said he chose to study at UF after his friend gave it a good recommendation. I wanted to see the U.S. anyway, he said. And theres good weather.Percentage of international students did not increase this year Top 10 States for International Students1. California 2. New York 3. Texas 4. Massachusetts 5. Illinois 6. Pennsylvania 7. Florida 8. Ohio 9. Michigan 10. IndianaTop 5 Host Schools for I nternational Students1. University of Southern California 2. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 3. New York University 4. Purdue University 5. Columbia UniversityAlex Catalano / AlligatorThe U.S. Department of Agriculture decided it would delay implementing a 15-cent fee on fresh Christmas trees sold on farms that sell more than 500 trees a year. Fifteen-cent Christmas Tree Tax delayed STUDENTUNIVERSE.COM FINDS CHEAP DEALS FOR FLIGHTS, HOTELS AND TRAINS. JENSEN WERLEYAlligator Contributing WriterThe promise of turkey, cranberries and pumpkin pie will lure many students home for the holidays, despite travel costs that can put a dent in their wallets. ing the bank, students said they will go home regardless. However, students can do a few things to make the journey a little more affordable. StudentUniverse.com is a website students can ties. The site has been around for 10 years and has contracts with all major airlines, said Danielle Carlson, marketing manager for the site. traveler is a college student, and the airline passes on the discount to them. Carlson said millions of students visit StudentUniverse each year. Gainesville Regional Airport has three airlines nies that are partnered with StudentUniverse. Delta Connection, US Airways Express and American Other websites, such as priceline.com, expedia. counted rates for passengers. UF business freshman Billy Harris, 18, said he used his Delta credit card to use miles already saved up from Delta Air Lines to book his Gainesville airport to go home. Its just something I have to do, Harris said. Laura Aguiar, spokeswoman for Gainesville Regional Airport, said the economy has an effect on all travelers, and when the economy is tough, everybody cuts back. Students are no exception. I think students are going to go home for the holidays no matter what, she said, but they will Website offers travel discounts for holiday breaks Theres just something about that smell.Stephanie AsselinEnglish junior Proposed fee was unpopular


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 15, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Elizabeth Behrman EDITOR Joey Flechas MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR85 TOTAL VOTES89% YES 11% NOMondays question: Did you get charged for a cup of water at the Starbucks on campus last week? Todays question: Do you attend religious services regularly?State SecretsGOP debate was poorly plannedGiven that we are still a couple of months away from Tight deadlines always pay off in the endD Sami Main is a journalism junior at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays. Sami Mainletters@alligator.org


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7 The amount of biodiversity on this planet is truly awe-inspiring. Scientists almost unanimously agree that deforestation directly leads to global climate change. Furthermore, scientists lament loss of biodiversity, particularly with respect to still undiscovered and undocuspecies could hold the key to curing diseases or tion based on Mother Natures diverse creations. People from around the world who are conscientious of the destruction of this important ecosystem commonly cite the Amazon rainforest as the largest and most well-known example of this man-made calamity. Other rainforests also face similar albeit less publicized challenges throughout Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The Amazon rainforest, for decades now, has been the modus operandi to blame the evil for eign investors and multinationals who recklessly steal the national resources of this fertile region. od of passing the buck to others far away. But concerned citizens need to take a closer look at the real forces leading to the continued deforestation of the Amazon rainforest. For far too long, the blame for deforestation has been placed on international corporations, as well as other powerful multinational entities such as the Inter national Monetary Fund nomic Cooperation. In the case of Brazil, the pro-nationalist, avidly anti-imperialist Workers Party has been in power for nearly 10 years. Since assuming control of the country, the party has made several key changes. The most notable change has been the systematic and methodical alienation of the IMF and other multinationals operating inside Brazil. In other words, Brazil has become increasingly protectionist economically. One ambitious goal set by the party was the creation of more jobs for Brazilians. As a result, bered in Brazil as a decade of tremendous growth, with extensive construction projects and infrastructure development. increases greenhouse gases much more than fossil fuel emissions do. By far, the largest cause of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is land clear ing for cattle and livestock. For the past decade, it was estimated that close to 70 percent of all deforestation in the Amazon was for the purpose of cattle ranching. logging, long associated with imperialists, was deemed to be the cause of a mere 2 to 3 percent of all Amazonian deforestation. Add into the equation the fact that Brazilians consume more beef per capita than nearly any other nation worldwide, and a much clearer picture emerges, further clarifying what really is the driving force behind the continued deforestation of the Amazon. In a region that notoriously prides itself on fer vent nationalism and staunch anti-imperialism, it is ironic to see the Amazon rainforest being ravaged not by foreign imperialists, but rather by millions of native mini-imperialists, all of who are taking advantage of the legal system for what they hope will be a better life. The only loser at the end of the day is their own national treasure, pillaged and soon to be exhausted by its own people. Trevor Zakov is a columnist for the Ka Leo O Hawaii at the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Blame natives for deforestation of Amazon Trevor ZakovUWire UWireL ike many, I remember Election Day 2008 as one of unusual euphoria. I was at the College Democrats party in Currier dining hall when I heard Ohio had been called for Obama, clinching the election, and promptly started celebrating like Id never celebrated before. I tried unsuccessfully to remember my mothers cellphone number and ended up screaming WE ELECTED OBAMA to some poor Maine woman. I ran to Winthrop to meet up with old intern friends from Obamas primary campaign, amazed that we had even gotten to the gener al election, let alone won it. I may have had a little bit to drink. It was a good time. So I understand, in light of the still-stagnant economy are disappointed. Obamas victory was emotionally meaningful and, given the huge expectations that win set, discontent is inevitable. But the right takeaway, I think, is not that Obama is a failure, but that major change is really hard, especially in America, especially for the president and especially now. Suppose that the United States had a parliamentary system, the kind in place in most of the developed world. Lets suppose the U.S. had no president or Senate, that the Speaker of the House operated as a de facto prime ministhat the House, under Speaker Nancy Pelosi, passed capcare bill with a public option, its fair to say that Speaker Obama would have gotten that done as well. He also likely could have passed initiatives that Pelosi didnt take up because she assumed the Senate would just kill them. Perhaps he would have passed more stimulus have done what all parliamentary leaders with majorities do: use the power voters gave him to pass his whole agenda. But instead of a parliament, the U.S. has a system that is designed to prevent government policy from fully relearned in high school civics, were deathly afraid of actual democracy and put plenty of veto points (the president, the Senate, the Supreme Court, etc.) in the Constitution so as to prevent it. That Obama could not have pushed through his whole agenda, like leaders of other developed democracies can, is not his fault. Its James Madisons. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson pass major legislation under these same constraints? Yes, but they had two other things going for them. For one thing, their congressional majorities were enormous compared to Obamas. In 1935, when Roosevelt signed Social Security into law, there were 72 Democrats in the Senate. In 1965, when Johnson signed the bill creating Medicare, there were 68 Senate Democrats. Obama, by contrast, had at most 60 Senate Democrats to work with and only 59 by the time healthcare reform passed. Whats more, Obama has had to deal with a de facto 60vote supermajority requirement that only emerged in the past few years. Roosevelt and Johnson had to deal with a but it was only with Mitch McConnells emergence as Senate Minority Leader in 2007 that the procedure began to it was only really used to delay civil rights legislation. Indeed, when Johnson was whipping votes for Medicare, his legislative strategists did not even consider the possibility an idea. If youre going to be disappointed with someone be disappointed with the Republicans and moderate Democrats in Congress who derailed Obamas agenda. Talia B. Lavin, [a disappointed student quoted in a recent Harvard Crimson article], regrets that Obama has not done more to cur tail continual expansion of the power of the presidency. tually led to an expansion of Congress power and a diminishing of the presidents. And with great power, as SpiderMans Uncle Ben reminds us, comes great responsibility. Mitch McConnell may not be one of us, but he is a person with moral agency. Liberals should start treating him like one. We can argue for days over what Obama could have done differently, but theres no question there was plenty that Congress could have done differently. To respond to the policy failures McConnell and his allies create by blaming Obama is to enable Republicans and Congresss effort to duck responsibility for their actions. Dylan R. Matthews is a columnist for the Harvard Crimson at Harvard University.Obama not at fault for lack of progressUWireDylan R. MatthewsUWire


ACTIVISM THE ASSOCIATED PRESSOAKLAND, Calif. Police decked in riot gear and armed with tear gas cleared out Oaklands anti-Wall Street encampment early Monday, the latest law enforcement crackdown amid complaints around the country of health and safety hazards at protest camps. The raid at the Occupy Oakland camp, one of the largest and most active sites in the movement, came a day after police in Portland, Ore., arrested about 50 people while shutting down its camp amid complaints of drug use and sanitation issues. Police in Burlington, Vt., also evicted protesters after a man fatally shot himself last week inside a tent. Police staged a previous raid on the Oakland encampment on Oct. 25, but Mayor Jean Quan allowed protesters to re-establish their tent city. On Monday, however, Quan the problems posed by the camp. We came to this point because Occupy Oakland, I think, began to take a different path than the original movement, Quan said. The encampment became a place where we had repeated violence and, last week, a murder. We had to bring the camp to an end before more people got hurt. Demands increased for Oakland protesters to pack up after a man was shot and killed Thursday near the encampment at the City Hall plaza. Protesters claimed there was no connection between the shooting the slain man as Kayode Ola Foster, 25, of Oakland, saying his family the plaza. Witnesses also told police that one of two suspects in the shooting had also been a frequent resident at the plaza. Mondays raid came as no sur prise to protesters after the city issued its fourth order to abandon the Oakland Police Department and seven other law enforcement agencies moved in around 5:30 a.m., ar resting 32 people and tearing down about 150 tents. a success, saying all arrests were peaceful, and there were no reportPolice said those taken into custody likely will face charges of unlawful assembly and lodging. situation, Quan said. Id tried to do what was right for the city and keep the most people safe at every step. But Dan Siegel, one of the mayors top legal advisers, resigned should have done more to work with protesters before sending in police. Video footage of a protest after bean bag rounds into the crowd, injuring a number of people and prompting cries of police brutality. Marine Corps veteran Scott Olsen was left in critical condition after suffering a head injury during that protest. His case became a rallying cry for the Occupy Wall Street movement around the nation. ment Sunday since leaving a hospital. Youll be hearing more from me in the near future and soon enough well see you in our streets! he posted on his Google+ account, as well as a photograph of himself with a neck brace and apparent bruising around his left eye.Oakland raid is latest in Occupy movement camp crackdowns8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011AP PhotoA line of police stands at an Occupy Oakland encampment in Oakland, Calif., early Monday. THE PROPOSAL WILL BE PUT ON THE 2012 BALLOT. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE Some Florida lawmakers are having second thoughts about a property tax-cutting proposal the Legislature put on the November 2012 ballot. On Monday the Senate Community Affairs Committee approved a replacement for the proposed state constitutional amendment that would offer more tax relief for homeowners but less for businesses. The panels chairman, Sen. Mike Bennett, said he dislikes the current version, listed as Amendment 4, because its homeowner provision would cut taxes only for those who havent bought a home in the past three years. This pertains to all buyers and all property, and I think its a much better Bennett, R-Bradenton. The new proposal (SJR 314) sponsored by Sen. David Simmons, R-Maitland, drew opposition from business interests because it is less generous to commercial taxpayers. Either version would be in addition to the long-standing Save Our Homes Amendment. It caps assessment increases for primary homes, known as homesteads, at 3 percent annually. Voters in 2008 also adopted an amendment that caps assessment increases for businesses and other non-homestead properties at 10 percent. Amendment 4 would reduce the nonhomestead limit to 5 percent. Simmons proposal would make it 7 percent as a compromise with the Florida Association of Counties. Davin Suggs, a lobbyist for the association, said reducing the non-homestead cap would increase the pressure on local make up for the revenues theyd lose. The non-homestead cap is in response to the Save Our Homes Amendment that began shifting the tax burden toward businesses and away from homeowners after it was adopted in the 1990s. Save Our Homes also has caused inequities among homeowners. People who have owned their homes for many years pay much lower taxes than those who recently have bought houses of the same value. We are in fact penalizing new home ownership, Simmons said.State Senate panel OKs revised tax-relief proposal THE ASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE A panel that included legal experts, academics and lawmakers on Monday renewed a push for changes to try to make Floridas death penalty more just and prevent innocent people from being executed. Participants views about their chances of success ranged from hopeful to despairing in a state that leads the nation with 23 death row inmates who have been exonerated this year It seems to be a problem that may not be able to be solved, said former State Attorney Harry Shorstein of Jacksonville. What the public doesnt understand is how expensive this litigation has been over the years. Shorstein, who participated by telephone, supports the death penalty but said hes trouits problems. Florida State Universitys law school sponof an American Bar Association study that criticized the states death penalty procedures and made a number of recommendations. One was that juries be unanimous in recommending death sentences. Florida is the only death penalty state that lets juries make sentencing decisions or recommendations by nal say but must give great weight to jury recommendations. For a second year, State Sen. Thad Altman is sponsoring a bill (SB 772) that would require well as death sentence recommendations. His legislation failed without so much as a committee hearing earlier this year. Im hoping ... we can at least get a hear ing, the Viera Republican told other panel members. I dont think thats asking too much. The panels moderator, Mark Schlakman, senior program director at Florida States Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, was more optimistic. Schlakman noted the new bill would apply only to crimes committed after Oct. 1, 2012. Prosecutors had been worried about it being retroactive to existing cases. Also, since the last legislative session, U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez in Miami has ruled Floridas death sentence law is unconstitutional because jury recommendations dont have to be unanimous. The state is appealing. Irrespective of where the appeal goes, it under scores the concern about that process, Schlakman said in an interview. Some lawmakers have opposed changes because they were afraid that might result in more appeals. Martinez ruling shows the opposite may be the case, Schlakman said. He is hopeful Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican before last year, will be receptive. Gov. Scott approaches issues, whether one agrees or disagrees with his policy, with a fresh look and an open mind without having had much in the way of political background on these issues and tends to look at issues in general within the context of business practices, Schlakman said.Legal experts look to change Floridas death penalty policyScott We are in fact penalizing new home ownership.Sen. David SimmonsR-Maitland


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10, ALLIGATOR 3/2 House Available Immediately Near Law School, Shopping, Restaurants Free UF Parking! 352.371.7777 12-7-11-74-2 Greenwich Green 2/2 for $869 Patio and Storage Closet Call 352-372-8100 12-7-11-74-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 12-7-11-74-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD Plasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 12-7-11-74-2 3bedroom $509/person All inclusive townhome with everything included! Utilities, cable, internet, furniture & washer/dryer. The Laurels apts. Call now: 4352-335-4455 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 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 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, $1480/month obo + util. Call 275 1259 12-7-11-34-2 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 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 VETERANS and SECTION 8 Oakridge Apts 1120 NW 45th Ave. Openings for Vets who qualify under Section 8 Program. 2/1 $550. Pool, RTS, on-site laun dry 372-3783 12-7-11-18-2 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 12-7-11-15-2 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 $400.00 sublease avail. in a 3/3. All inclusive and furnished.Bathroom is private. Females only. Available spring 2012. Contact 386.546.6315 11-16-11-5-3DISTRICT ON 62ND1BR/1BA available now in 3BR/3BA through June 2012. $412/mo, furnished, W/D incl. Call 352-514-2942 11-16-11-5-3 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 11-2311-18-4 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 Condos 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 HORSE BOARDING: $350/mo. From GV/ UofF 10 minutes. Dressage, stadium, x-country, daytime stall, nighttime turnout. Rider housing available. Barn Family Program to mitigate board and rent. Lessons, schooling opportunities. For further information, contact Dibbie at Gator Slide Farm, 352-466-3538 or gtrslfrm@aol.com. Visitors always welcome.


ALLIGATORCOMPUTER 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 11-22-11-20-7 Sell 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 12-7-1174-12I 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 11-17-11-77-13 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. 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12, ALLIGATOR 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 Legal Secretary/Receptionist. $9/hour. F/T. Needs to be responsible, diligent, and dependable. Call 352-371-4000. 11-16-1115-14 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. 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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG New Podcast Breaking Down Loss to GamecocksTo hear what our football writers think of Saturdays brutal loss to South Carolina, log on to alligatorSports.org or subscribe on iTunes and download the latest edition of our podcast hosted by Greg Luca. UF v. FSU Time AnnouncedFloridas annual rivalry game with Florida State on Nov. 26 will be broadcast on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. The game will be played at home in The Swamp. Florida coach Will Muschamp said he and the coaching staff have gone to great lengths in an effort to reduce penalties. See story, page 15. GREG LUCAAlligator Staff WriterFreshman cornerback Marcus Roberson will sit out the remainder of the season due to a neck strain, coach Will Muschamp said Monday. Muschamp expects Roberson to ting up a return in time for spring practice. Its nothing thats going to Theyre just taking the precautionRoberson started in each of tackles, two pass breakups and an interception. He has topped the Gators cor nerback depth chart since the opening week and shadowed Alshon Jeffery throughout Saturdays contest with South Carolina, holding the All-America wideout to two catches for 17 yards. With Roberson out, Muschamp said UF will lean on sophomore Jaylen Watkins, who has started each of the last three weeks, and sophomore Cody Riggs, who started the teams claimed the role. Freshman Loucheiz Purifoy and senior Moses Jenkins will also be in the mix for additional playing time. Wideouts invisible: After a hope, Quinton Dunbar and the Flor nonfactors this year. many yards. Theyre team players, they want nior quarterback John Brantley said. Theyre just going to keep going out there each week and trying to Dunbar has only eight catches for 116 yards this season and failed to record a stat Saturday, but Brantley and Muschamp lauded him for his performance. said. Injury update: Brantley said he feels only as sore as he would expect to feel on a Monday after a game. He said his right arm, which was is healed. His ankle, on the other hand, is still problematic, although he sprained it Oct. 1 against AlaBrett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida freshman cornerback Marcus Roberson (5) will spend the rest of the season looking on from the sideline after suffering a strained neck during Saturdays 17-12 loss to South Carolina. Gators to finish season without top cornerback Roberson JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer double on Friday, Patric Young had no problem pointing out college basketballs top post player. Our next game is against the best he said. While Young took the humble route tion when discussing the Buckeyes After all, Sullinger powered through the Gators frontline for a gamehigh 26 points and 10 boards during Ohio ago. deal of respect for [Sullinger] because Florida to focus on stopping Ohio State big man Sullinger THE JETT STREAMThe heat has really cranked up this month. It will only get hotter come December, and expect the temperature to rise and rise throughout the winter. Welcome to are growing and will continue to stoke as $2.5 million contract. Concern; anger; F-bomb-spitting, reFlorida looks as close to its glory days as Notre Dame does, and the Gators were national championship contenders two years ago, when students like me were sophomores. But ease up on Muschamp, at least for now. This is not an endorsement of the Gators coach. This is an endorsement of logic. Florida gets dominated in the fourth quarter, is bad in key cent on third-down penalties per game, margin). These are all categories of a poorly coached team. tion of Muschamp. First seasons rarely are. his own athletes, to suit up players who can establish a power run game and pressure can learn from his own mistakes. In addition to recruiting pipelines, booster support Patience key with Muschamp Tyler Jetttwitter: @tyler__jett SEE FOOTBALL, P A GE 14 SEE TYLER, P A GE 14 SEE HOOPS, P A GE 16Donovan To see [Dunbar] blocking did a great job.John BrantleyUF quarterback


and an elite training program, Muschamp should be given one other resource: time. At least three years. Look at the 10 active coaches in BCS conferences with the highest winning per centages who have coached at least three coaches combined to go 58-50 (see chart). The other coach is Nick Saban, who went 9-2 at Toledo in 1990 before bolting for a defensive coordinator gig with the Cleveland Browns. Going 6-6 in the regular season a lock for Florida would put Muschamp doesnt suggest the Gators coach will be one of the best in the nation. Far from it. and then fade into obscurity. nine coaches, eight won more games in took home the national championship, and two others (Bobby Petrino and Mark Richt) were conference champs. Consider Floridas own coaches. Urban Meyer went 9-3 in 2005 before winning a national title in his second season. Ron That latter stat, read the wrong way, has already stirred panic Ron Zook and his silly prevent defense was still more successful than Muschamp! But Zook didnt improve in year No. 2, and he was gone by the end of his third season. We dont know Muschamps fate yet. Nobody does. Not the players. Not Muschamp. Not Athletic Director Jeremy Foley. Foley, of course, knows better than anyone the depression of an era like Zooks. knows patience, though only a proper amount. Muschamp hasnt proven himself, obviously. Not even close. But, for now, be patient. For now. If you still want to grab your pitchfork at this point next year, though, I certainly wont be the one stopping you. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR After making his debut in last weeks poll, Weeden continues to show that age aint nothin but a number. The 28-year-olds climb up our charts has him sitting at No. 2 this time around. Against Texas Tech, Weeden put on a passing clinic, completing 31 of 37 passes (83.8 percent) for 423 yards and Cowboys 66-6 win. 4. Andrew Luck, Stanford quarterback (9 points): 168.9 passer rating, 2,680 passing yards, 70.6 completion percentage, 29 passing touchdowns, 7 interceptions. 3. Case Keenum, Houston quarterback (11 points): 193.3 passer rating, 3,951 passing yards, 74.2 completion percentage, 37 passing touchdowns, 3 interceptions. 1. Trent Richardson, Alabama running back (18 points): 1,205 rushing yards, 5.9 yards per carry, 18 touchdowns; 25 receptions, 318 yards, 1 touchdown. 2. Brandon Weeden, Oklahoma State quarterback (15 points): 164.2 passer rating, 3,635 passing yards, 73.1 completion percentage, 31 passing touchowns, 9 interceptions. 5. LaMichael James, Oregon running back (4 points): 1,207 rushing yards, 7.9 yards per carry, 12 touchdowns; 13 receptions, 175 yards, 1 touchdown. James makes ance this week after leading Oregon to an emphatic win ously undefeated Stanford. James carried the ball 20 times for 146 yards and gashed the Cardinal defense for three touchdowns. two games in the middle of October due to injury. Luck had a stranglehold on the top spot in our poll since uncharacteristic performance and a pair of interceptions send him tumbling down in the standings this week. Luck went 27 of 41 for 271 yards and three scores, but the two interceptions didnt help him as his chances at an undefeated season, and 30 loss to Oregon. Keenum sits steady in third after another solid performance for undeof 29 passes for 325 yards and three scores before heading to the bench in the third quarter to take the rest of this weeks poll after another strong performance for the Crimson Tide. Against Mississippi State, Richardson rushed for 127 yards, eclipsing the 10 games. Richardson also added a touchdown on the ground as Alabama rolled to a 24-7 Greg Luca:1. Trent Richardson 2. Case Keenum 3. Brandon Weeden 4. LaMichael James 5. Russell Wilson, WisconsinTyler Jett:1. Brandon Weeden 2. Trent Richardson 3. Andrew Luck 4. Russell Wilson 5. Case KeenumTom Green:1. Brandon Weeden 2. Trent Richardson 3. Andrew Luck 4. Case Keenum 5. LaMichael James 1. Trent Richardson 2. Case Keenum 3. Andrew Luck 4. Brandon Weeden 5. LaMichael James OUR RANKINGS HEISMAN WATCH The number in parentheses next to each name indicates how many points the candidate received from the alligatorSports columnists. Matt Watts: Shawn Janetzke / Alligator StaffMcCray, Green, Easley expected to play Saturday against Furmanany setbacks. Im as healthy as Im going to be right now, Brantley said. Muschamp said Brantley will start Saturday against Furman but added that freshman quarterbacks Jeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett could see time if the opportunity presents itself. Junior linebacker Lerentee McCray and freshman offensive tackle Chaz Green both missed UFs game against South Carolina, but Muschamp said he is hopeful they will be back this week. Both tested their injuries dur ing pregame warmups, but ultimately McCrays shoulder injury and Greens ankle injury prohibited them from playing. Sophomore defensive tackle Dominique Easley left Saturdays game with a severe limp and missed Mondays practice, Muschamp said. Easley returned to the game after the injury and is expected to be back in practice today. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. FOOTBALL, from page 13 Winningest Active Coaches in FBS Minimum of Three SeasonsBob Stoops, Oklahoma Bret Bielema, Wisconsin Bobby Petrino, Arkansas Mark Richt, Georgia Bo Pelini, Nebraska Les Miles, LSU Steve Spurrier, South Carolina Paul Johnson, Georgia Tech Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech Won national championship ** Won conference championship *** Nick Saban not included, left Toledo for the NFL after one season after three years in the FCSCareer Record Second Year First Year 137-32 (.811) 57-18 (.760) 73-25 (.745) 104-36 (.743) 38-14 (.731) 100-38 (.725) 194-75-2 (.716) 140-56 (.714) 249-119-4 (.669) 7-5 12-1 9-4 8-4 9-4 4-7 5-6 2-10 2-9 13-0* 9-4 11-1** 13-1** 10-4 8-5 7-3-1 8-5 3-8 TYLER, from page 13Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff


JOE MORGANAlligator WriterJunior forward Jennifer George has taken 17 shots this season 16 came against Stetson George scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the Gators 71-57 win against the Hatters (1-1) in the OConnell Center on Monday night. I just worked on posting up more and wanting the ball, George said. I was just trying to own the paint, Georges performance comes on the heels of a one-shot, threerebound effort in Floridas 69-66 season-opening loss to Michigan on Friday. When Butler saw George barely made a mark on the stat sheet, she planned on having Florida (1-1) focus on getting the ball into the paint Monday. [George] knew Fridays effort was not her best, and she accepted that, Butler said. Thats a hard to thing to do, to say, My bad, yall. Im better than that. While George was nearly nonexistent in the Gators loss to the Wolverines on Friday, senior guard Deana Allen didnt play after suffering a concussion in practice Nov. 6. But Allen returned to the lineup against Stetson and provided a much-needed offensive spark. She played 19 minutes, scoring 11 points and grabbing eight rebounds. Allen and George were the only I was hyped all over again, Allen said. [Monday] was my actual rest of my teammates. UF fared much better offensively Monday, making 28 of 60 shots for a 46.7 shooting percentage. However, the struggles from 3-point range continued, as the Gators connected only once in 10 tries. The best thing about that stat is the 10 part, Butler said. The improvement was recognizing, Heres whats not working, so lets quit doing that. tested 20 minutes, as the Gators and Hatters exchanged the lead 10 times and were tied on four different occasions. However, Stetsons 30-29 halftime lead would prove to be their last advantage of the night. Florida started the second half on an 8-0 run, pulling ahead 37-30 with 18:06 remaining. Sophomore forward Kayla Lewis sparked the spurt, scoring six points and registering a steal to help put UF ahead for good. time and get out ahead of the transition defense, its really hard to guard, Butler said. I was proud of Kayla and the whole team of the way we came out of the locker room for the second half. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 15David Carr / AlligatorJunior forward Jennifer George scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds Monday in Floridas 71-57 win against Stetson. RECRUITINGGeorge powers Florida past Stetson FLORIDA IS NATIONS MOST PENALIZED TEAM. TOM GREENAlligator Staff WriterThe Gators have a problem, and coach Will Muschamp is going to great lengths to try to solve it. With 8.3 penalties per game, Florida is the most penalized team in the nation not the kind of title Muschamp was hoping for in his Weve emphasized it as much as we can, Muschamp said Monday. Were exhausting every measure lem). The team pumps crowd noise into practice every day and uses hard counts against the defense probably once every two to three snaps, but Muschamp is also getting creative to try to curb the Gators penalty woes. He said the team has made shirts with the phrase Hard Count printed on them to emphasize staying onside. Coaches are even sending text message to players to ingrain the mantra into their minds. Were trying everything, Muschamp said. Were just trying to emphasize it a different way. Thats all were trying to do. While the national ranking in penalties hasnt altered since the calendar turned to November, the Gators have shown signs of improvement. In two November contests, Florida has penalties against Vanderbilt and South Carolina, respectively, for a total of 47 yards. UF has decreased its aver per outing in November. The teams average penalty yards per game has dropped from 70.88 after the loss to Georgia, which put UF at 115th nationally, to 61.4 tied for 93rd. Although the numbers are down considerably from earlier in the season, the Gators are still committing penalties in crucial situations, like defensive tackle Dominique Easleys offside penalty on third-and-2 late in the game that extended the Gamecocks clock-killing drive. Defensive end Sharrif Floyd attributed the problems to a lack of focus, but Muschamp said it also has to do with Florida making such mistakes before, givprepare and make the Gators force the same errors. Were going to continue to do a better job; were not doing a good job, obviously, Muschamp said. When you see us jump offsides, everybody else says, Thats a pretty good idea, lets try that. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org.Muschamp trying new KELLY PRICEAlligator WriterST. PETERSBURG Dante Fowler Jr. could be considered either one of high school footballs biggest question marks or one of its boldest exclamation points. At 6-foot-3, 232 pounds, Fowler carries the title of the nations No. 1 defensive end recruit, according to Rivals.com. Beneath the evasive faade and tough bravado, though, is just an 18-year-old with a soft voice and a wide-toothed smile and an easily ignited temper. Fowler was ejected from a game and served a one-game suspension from the Florida High School Athletic Association. Then, in early September, according to the St. Petersburg Times, a growing tension between Fowler and his coaches at St. Petersburg Lakewood High was detonated by one maverick play. Fowler, frustrated by being double teamed in Lakewoods season opener against Seminole High, went rogue and recorded a sack despite orders from his coaches to remain inside. Then came a four-week suspension from coach Cory Moore. Against St. Petersburg High on Friday night, Fowler also got into trouble, beginter which he taunted the offensive lineman he had pushed around. He was also involved in a dispute involving a few players from both teams on the St. Petersburg sideline after a player was pushed out of bounds. Yeah, I get out of line a lot, Fowler said, but Im going to have to practice on that in college. a senior season in which Fowler has failed to meet expectations and his own goals. Before the season, Fowler had set a goal of 25 sacks. Instead, he watched his team go 5-0 from afar before rejoining the squad that has now ended its season on a 1-4 note. Fowler ripped off his helmet nearly every time his cleats crossed the Lakewood sideline Friday night, often throwing it to the ground in irritation. For a defensive lineman heralded for his pass-rushing ability and knack for disrupting offenses, Fowler seemed to consistently be the far thest Lakewood defender from the ball. He recorded just one and a half tackles before halftime and capped the sisted tackles. He was also pulled out for a few fourth-quarter plays and later reinstated at tackle. Its a tough loss, Fowler said. The whole season, teams have been scheming against me but Im glad I made it through my senior season, all four years with not like a real bad injury. Im ready to take it to the next level. He has been a soft oral commit to FSU since last December. After stating he would keep everyone guessing until National Signing Day on Feb. 1, he retracted comments about taknia, LSU and Clemson during a trip to Tallahassee last weekend. Fowler was originally scheduled to the Vanderbilt game two weeks ago before It is unclear whether he still plans to attend UFs game against FSU on Nov. 26. Oral commitments are non-binding until a national letter of intent is signed on or after National Signing Day on Feb. 1, 2012.No. 1 defensive end recruit Fowler dealing with discipline issuesFowler


him reminds me of a throwback guy of a long, long time ago. You have guys that are really big and strong, but he understands how to use his size. In last seasons matchup, Sullinger and Young, both highly touted freshmen at the time, had an opportunity to showcase their skills to a national audience. Sullinger clearly took advantage of the spotlight and went on to have an AllAmerica season while Young saw the court for just 12 minutes in the game. I just thought I could go in there and could compete against him, because Ive done it in AAU before, Young said. I thought, My times going to come when I get the chance to just play against this guy again, hopefully, one day. Now, as UFs focal point in the paint, the 6-foot-9, 247-pound Young does not have to worry about playing time Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio. He will face the tall task of trying to slow down Sullinger with a different approach than departed seniors Alex Tyus and Vernon Macklin used. The gameplan is to keep him off the boards, not let him get anything easy, Young said. Hes a good player. Hes going to score a few points here and there, but dont let him get anything easy. Half of Sullingers rebounds in the previous matchup came on the offensive glass, and he was able dunk seven times. Rebounding has been a concern for Donovan through Floridas exgame. With more depth at guard than in the post, he is expecting UFs perimeter players to have a larger role. That will be a big factor in the game: our rebounding, junior guard Kenny Boynton said. Both teams will miss shots. ... Sometimes itll just be (Sullinger) and four other guys down there, and he comes down with the rebound. While the Buckeyes did lose three seniors, including 6-foot-5 swingman David Lighty, who also scored 26 points against the Gators, OSU returns a strong core in shooting guard William Buford and point guard Aaron Craft. Like Floridas Young, both are on the Naismith and Wooden Award Watch Lists for Player of the Year. Were just going to try to contain (Sullinger) but let him have what he wants, Boynton said. But other than that, try to contain the other players and not let the other players have big games also. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. 16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida sophomore center Patric Young and Ohio State All-America forward Jared Sullinger will go head-to-head in tonights game. Young tasked with slowing Sullinger HOOPS, from page 13 BRYAN HOLTAlligator WriterAfter 21 years at Florida and 25 years of coaching college volleyball, Mary Wise doesnt But after watching Chloe Mann, a sophomore middle blocker just a couple weeks removed from being a small role player, lead the Gators to two weekend victories, Wise was impressed. I cant remember in our tenure here somebody [emerging] that way, Wise said. Against LSU and Arkansas, Mann, 6-foot-1, put on two of the better individual per formances in Florida history. First, she used a size advantage against the Tigers middle blockers on Friday night en route to the second-highest sinNCAA history by a player with 20 or more attempts. Mann had 18 kills on 20 swings for a .900 hitting percentage. In Sundays game, Mann broke the UF record for points and kills by a middle blocker since 25-point rally scoring began, both marks she previously set match, Mann had 19 kills Fridays game was the best overall hitting performance by a Gator since 2002, when AllAmerica middle blocker Benavia Jenkins had 12 kills on 13 attempts against UCF. Manns recent playing time has come at the expense of senior middle blocker Cassandra Anderson, who carried a starting role since midway through her freshman year. Before Flor idas Oct. 30 game against Kentucky, Mann had taken just 14 swings in seven Southeastern Conference appearances In her new starting job, Mann has been given a larger offensive role than either of her middle blocker teammates. During the weekend, Mann averaged 6.2 swings per set. In comparison, Betsy Smith and Anderson have averaged 2.95 and 3.14 this year, respectively. Her contact point is very different from Betsy and Cassandras, Wise said. Its way up there. Its easier to set, but its different. On Sunday, Anderson saw Kentucky match but played a support role in comparison to middle blocker to be named SEC Offensive Player of the Week since 2007. Cassandra has been Chloes greatest ally, Wise said. Ive never been more proud of Cassandra than how shes handled the past couple weeks and especially how she came in and played [Sunday].Mann goes from backup to UF starMann