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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 77 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Fifth-annual UF MLK celebration to kick off MondayThe celebration will last through Jan. 31, pg 4. Textbook website allows students to compare pricesA UF alumnus launched site in December, pg 5. Occupy protesters plan to continue in 2012Participating activist groups are planning Occupy the Courts for Jan. 20, pg. 4. 73 /49 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 12 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffMaranda J. Martin, 22, walks out of the Gainesville Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at 211 NW First St. after her arrest on charges of attempted murder and mother at about 10 a.m. Tuesday. CRIME TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterIn Blues Creek, a north Gainesville neighborhood, four people stood in the front yard of Evelyn and Lecreth Bakers house Tuesday afternoon. They talked about what happened three doors down the night before, because, really, there was nothing else to talk about. Gainesville Police gave an account of what happened Monday night: Late in the evening, Austin M. Jones, 22, and his cousin, Maranda J. Martin, 22, donned masks and broke into 78-year-old Paul D. Quandts house at 4854 NW 75th Road. They came prepared with two rolls of tape, a stun gun and two pistols. Martin used to work for a health-care service that provided aid to Quandt, and she knew he had a safe in the house. The pair demanded the combination. When Quandt, a military veteran, refused, his hands were taped and he was shot with a stun gun. Then he was beaten and stabbed. Quandt was in critical condition Tuesday night, police said. Quandts status was unknown as of press time. The charges against Martin and of late Tuesday night, according to the Alachua County Jail website. Neighbors were surprised at the brutality of the crime. Nothing like this happens in Blues Creek, Jack Alter said, who had gone on a walk Tuesday afternoon before stopping to talk about the case with some neighbors. Its pretty quiet here. As close as we lived, we never heard a thing, Evelyn Baker said. Not a thing. Jones and Martin took the safe with more than $20,000 worth of gold, silver, and put it in the trunk of Quandts white Cadillac. Jones then drove off in the Cadillac, according to GPD spokeswoman Cpl. Home invasion suspects in custody SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterUF Student Senate gave its preliminary approval to Student Government election code revisions at Tuesday nights meeting. A majority of the senators voted to approve the changes, although several senators said the new rules need to be revised. I do have issues with it, said Unite Party spokeswoman Sen. Christina Bonarrigo. But I do believe these need to be passed in a timely matter. The election codes need to be passed six weeks before the spring elections for the changes to apply. Elections are scheduled for Feb. 21 and Feb. 22. Some students who voted in the fall elections were listed with the wrong location-based district. Students whose home addresses rather than their school addresses were registered with the university were placed in the district for commuter students. Under the changes proposed by the election codes revision committee, the supervisor of elections would no longer be required to provide a map listing at each polling location. Currently, he or she is required to make a sample ballot and a map SG votes on revisions to election code ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff Writer down Central Florida in 2011 is on UFs payroll. In a Jan. 7 editorial, the Orwho squandered or misused their positions of power through corruption. Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos (R-Merritt Island) made the list. Haridopolos teaches political science courses on campus during the Fall semester and instructs students who participate in a Tallahassee internship during the legislative session in the spring. UF pays him $75,000 a year, according to records from the OfResearch. In November, Haridopolos admitted he lied to a Miami Herald reporter in April 2010 when he denied knowing about a secret settlement agreement with former Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer. Also in 2010, Haridopolos was found guilty of an ethics violation for failing to properly complete the legislative session, the Miami Herald published Haridopolos rebuttal to a Herald editorial that decried his actions. I, too, regret these mistakes, but as you read through each one, I hope you see that each of these was just that a mistake, he wrote. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said Haridopolos political behavior has no effect on his teaching status because UF evaluates its employees based on their work with students.Newspaper: Central Florida let down by UF professor, state senatorBonarrigo SEE INVASION, PAGE 8 SEE SENATOR, PAGE 8 SEE SENATE, PAGE 8Orlando Sentinel names Haridopolos in editorial After challenging his team to improve its play on defense, Florida responded in a big way on Tuesday against Georgia. See story, page 13.


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 77 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 TODAYFORECAST SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY SUNNY 67/43 SUNNY 62/36 PARTLY CLOUDY 63/35 PARTLY CLOUDY 74/47 RAIN 73/49 WHATS HAPPENING?Mainstage: A Night of Art Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. The Constans Theatre Theatre Strike Force presents a show that will feature longand short-form improv, sketch performances and No Southern Accent. The shows are free and will be different each night. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@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 for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.NATIONALTSA defends confiscation of Mass. womans cupcake PEABODY, Mass. The federal Transportation Security Administration is defending its deciing from Las Vegas. The TSA says in a blog comment posted Monday the cupcake ing, which is considered a gel according to a policy designed to secure travelers from terrorists seeking to evade detection by using explosives made of plastics, liquids or gels. Peabody (PEE-buh-dee) resiceremony surrounding Gov. Rick Scotts State of the State address. He blamed lawmakers, including himself, for contributing to the problems by promoting parochial interests of their local schools at the expense of the entire system. Senate President Mike Haridopolos stressed the importance of balancing the budget in his opening remarks. Lawmakers are facing a potential $2 billion shortfall. Scott, Haridopolos and Cannon agree the budget must be balanced without raising taxes and fees. The Republican governor, though, told lawmakers he just cannot budget on his recommendation to increase education spending by $1 billion. In his address, Scott mostly stuck to the familiar theme of cutting taxes and red tape for businesses in the belief that it will expand Floridas economy and create jobs in a state where 10 percent of workers remain unemployed, although thats 2 percentage points less than a year ago. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS dent Rebecca Hains was barred from taking her cupcake onto a plane last month when a TSA agent said icing in the jar exceeded amounts of gels allowed in carry-on luggage. Hains has called that terrible logic. The TSA says travelers can take cakes, pies and cupcakes through security checkpoints but should expect they might get additional screening. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSSTATECannon wants Fla. lawmakers to focus on higher ed TALLAHASSEE House Speaker Dean Cannon said Flor idas higher education system is racing toward mediocrity and told lawmakers as the Legislature opened its annual session Tuesday that they need to work states colleges and universities. Cannon chose to zero in on higher education in his opening statement as the annual session began two months earlier than usual due to redistricting. He said higher education is too critical to Floridas economy to be ignored. The address came amid political rallies and protests, as well as the traditional pomp and




BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterAfter a year of international social movements, Time magazine chose The Protester as its Person of the Year. Protesters in Gainesville, including members of Occupy Gainesville, Students for a Democratic Society and Fight Back Florida, hope to continue their momentum from last year and keep bringing attention to their causes. Occupy Gainesville is still using Bo Diddley Community Plaza as a headquarters for its occupation. It is looking to focus on foreclosure issues in the community. Students for a Democratic Society have not introduced its plans to continue advocacy for the upcoming year, but plans to do so in the coming week. Fight Back Florida, a group started in March in response to Gov. Rick Scotts budget cuts, is trying to repeal Scotts policies. Kenzie Cooke, a 20-year-old Occupy Gainesville member, said she hopes Time magazines announcement, which was published Dec. 14, will inspire those on the fence about participating in the Occupy Movement to join. My main focus is to help student, activist and minority groups come together through the Occupy Movement and beyond, Cooke said. She said Occupy Gainesville will work on advocating for foreclosure reform. percent has addressed consumption wealth in America, she said. These issues protesters are involved with arent new. UF psychology sophomore, said it meant a lot to her that the magazine deemed The Protester as the person who had the greatest impact during the year. It showed that Time magazine, a prime source of entertainment, believed in activists, said Schmelzer, a member of Students for a Democratic Society at UF. Last year, the student organization started an anti-tuition hike movement, but it will be putting its efforts elsewhere this semester. Schmelzer said she didnt plans at the moment. Fight Back Florida plans to continue pushing against Scotts policies. Dave Schneider, a 21-year-old recent UF graduate and statewide organizer of Fight Back Florida, said he is continuing his activism after graduating and is budget cuts in Tallahassee now that the state legislative session has started. What we want is for working people to rule society again, he said. CLARE LENNONAlligator Staff WriterResults from a UF research project on young plants might help make the nations agriculture more fer tile. A UF research team set out more than 10 years ago to study the chromosomes of a Northwest plant species. During the process, the team discovered its research may help reduce issues with plants that have a hard time reproducing. Lead author and UF postdoctoral researcher Michael Chester said the research team studied the changing chromosomes in a plant species that formed in the last century a veritable baby in plant terms. He said the research team, led by the Florida Museum of Natural Historys Pam Soltis, did not set out to impact agriculture research. Chester and the research team studied polyploidy, which is a process during which chromosomes multiply. According to a UF news release, the researchers studied about 70 Tragopogon miscellus plants, which Polyploidy can inhibit the plants ability to reproduce, and its common in many important agricultur al crops in the U.S., including coffee, corn and apples, according to the news release. The research might explain why some agricultural plant varieties are infertile, Chester said. He said the research has not yet been applied to agriculture. Research like this is what keeps UF faculty on top of the latest innovations, said Win Phillips, senior If UF didnt emphasize research, he said, then we would simply keep repeating the same stuff. 4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012Dana Burke / Alligator StaffOccupy supporter Annette Gilley, 58, makes a poster on Bo Diddley Community Plaza on Tuesday for Occupy the Courts, an event that will take place Jan. 20. Courtesy to the Alligator by UF researchers, Tragopogon miscellus, sits in a Research may explain plant infertility Gainesville protesters plan to continue advocacy in 2012 DANNY GLOVER WILL SPEAK AT THE PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS JAN. 25. CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing WriterTo commemorate the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a UF committee will spend the rest of January highlighting his core values. The UF MLK Celebration Steering Committee, in collaboration with UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs, will kick off its The month will include a talk by Danny Glover, activist and actor. His talk, A Night with Danny Glover, will be Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. About 40 student organizations and academic departments will be involved in this years celebration, including the Afrithe Provost, said Jarrod Cruz, chairman of the MLK Celebration Steering Committee. The campuswide celebration will end Jan. 31. All events are free and open to the public, with the exception of a trip to Atlanta. We want to give students the opportunity to see how they will be leaving their legacy at the university and see how they will be making the greatest impact, Cruz said.Fifth-annual UF MLK Celebration to kick off Monday Kenzie CookeThe Protester was named Times Person of the Year


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 STUDENT LIFE JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterFor Dylan Fisher, buying textbooks becomes a treasure hunt. When the UF exploratory freshman discombination of new, used and rental books that would reduce the damage to his wallet. Im going from Amazon to Neebo trying to strategize how to get the cheapest textbooks, said Fisher, 18. His search is common for college students. But comparing prices should not be that hard, said UF alumnus Steven Kennedy in an email. Thats why Kennedy, 26, started work on Textbooks.org, a website that compares textbook prices for free. I thought that there had to be a better to create a website that would help students save time and money, he said. Kennedy said about 7,000 people have visited the site to compare prices on nearly 5,000 books since its launch in December. The site compares prices for more than 30 online merchants, he said. After a student types in a books title or ISBN, the website compares its prices from textbook sellers such as Amazon, Half.com and Barnesandnoble.com. It then displays a list of the lowest prices for new, used and rental textbooks, including e-books and international editions. The results are sorted from the cheapest overall price the cost of the book plus shipping to the highest. Users can then click through to the vendors websites to purchase their books. In addition, the website has blog posts at various colleges. These entries give information about alternatives to university bookstores. For example, UFs post mentions Orange and Blue Textbooks and the Florida Book Store. Students can also search to see how much each merchant would pay to buy back their used textbooks. Ive heard from several students and teachers who are excited about how useful the site is, Kennedy said. Fisher ended up spending about $150 on nitely use Textbooks.org in the future. cule ways to save money, he said.Textbook site compares prices GEORGIA OKEEFFES AUSTRIAN COPPER ROSE IV IS ONE OF THE 12 WORKS. KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing WriterWhile most UF students were home for winter break chomping on candy canes and scoring last-minute holiday deals, the Harn Museum of Art debuted a new exhibit highlighting female artists. Women of Art and Science is a part of the works-on-paper section within the museums modern collection, said Amelia Bell, a museum spokeswoman. Georgia OKeeffes Austrian Copper Rose IV inspired museum curator Dulce Roman to acquire the other 11 works. She said she was drawn to the The exhibits feminine focus was triggered by the large library of female artists famous for botanical paintings in history. Georgia OKeeffe has always sat alone in galleries, she said. So I thought this was an interesting approach to complement [the painting]. The exhibit is scheduled to be on display until mid-June, Roman said. However, it might stay up until Summer B, depending on whether the museums focus changes. The pieces in Women of Art and Science are part of the larger workson-paper modern art collection of about 300 pieces from between the Renaissance and 1850 acquired by the Harn Museum.Harn Museum exhibit to highlight female artists


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 EditorialWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR Todays question: Do you think the Student Senate has done enough to improve the election process?44 TOTAL VOTES18% YES 82% NOFridays question: Do you donate blood regularly? Students: Diversify your social livesBefore and during college, students are bombarded with advice from all directions by all people, some of it obvious, some intriguing but not fully clear is one consistent piece of advice that is practiced at some The advice is clear, but sometimes the simplest advice eager heart, having heard during high school the defeated idea that college will be the best time of his or her life, with the impossible, barely perceptible fear of four years a step toward being open, meeting people and forming single social organization, particularly a social fraternal cause him or her to form an obsession with only one or of people with they interact with, students consumed by Greek life feel antagonistic toward rival fraternities and Both the individual and the university suffer when students center their lives on social fraternal organizaseem to be in good humor, but they represent a more fundamental issue associated tendency to antagonize others, antagonism is anti-intellectual and not productive to higher fect of this antagonism on UF as a whole when considering the the sad situation of students becoming engrossed with the Greek lifestyle, falling into a mindset that debilitates them once they receive their degree and they enter a new expelled from UF for low grades, a direct result of their Finding a community during college is important for a healthy and happy mind, but so is remaining open to warding part of the university experience is the ability to connect with thousands of intelligent students, most of does not allow it and its members to become his or her nization that hampers their ability to engage in new experiences and with people not so similar to themselves, they should consider what the organization actually stands for, if that lifestyle is in harmony with their ideas and if that obsession is the best way to dedicate their Abdul Zalikha is a biology and English junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Chilling EffectCollege paper adviser n college, students have many opportunities to practice a lot For instance, students have the chance to work with budgets, plan meetings or promote their causes as board members This was not the case in a recent incident at East Carolina Two months ago, the East Carolinian, an independent, student-run newspaper, ran uncensored photos of a streaker who Needless to say, this photo caused a lot of controversy around that running this photo on the front page might have been in A few weeks after this photo ran, Student Media Adviser radio station and other publications, was dismissed from this Fortunately, the Alligator is completely independent from Student editors should not have to worry about facing negative repercussions from their respective institutions from either As we have said, students should be able to learn from their this incident as a powerful teaching moment for the staff of the ated a chilling effect for current and future editors at that paper From a legal standpoint, advisers to student-run newspapers Also, considering that ECU is a public institution, all of its The ECU administration said in a statement that its decision The fact that the administration is hiding behind this nonsenAbdul Zalikhaletters@alligator.org


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 UF shouldnt ignore growing vegan populationWhile we were gone for winter break, the percentage of Gators who support UFs smart, ethical and sustainable transition to a Meatless Monday in its two dining halls grew to 10 percent. About 5,000 people, more than the entire population of the city of Newberry to our north, now support the growing trend Mondays. And its not surprising. The Philadelphia Inquirer released a report in October that found 12 percent of college students now identify as vegetarian or vegan. Even in Gainesville, a city that birthed Sonnys BBQ and where the scents of pig manure mingle across the highway, our univer sity was named the second most vegan-friendly university in the nation. Its time for UF to realize that Gators, like the rest of the world, know that a reduced-meat diet lowers ones carbon footprint enormously, helps end the suffering of billions of animals every year and decreases ones risk of obesity, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, many forms of cancer and heart disease. While there will always be a select few Gators who ardently oppose a transition to a Meatless Monday even if a switch to offering vegan jambalaya rather than baked chicken in two dining halls on campus will never affect them 10 percent is a argue. Its time for UF and Gator Dining Services to realize that this is something a growing majority of students actually want, rather than a simple, disorganized fringe movement. It is something thats been endorsed ty, GatorWell Health Promotion Services, the Humane Society of the United States and the Earth Day Network. And its time for UF and Gator Dining Services to realize a transition to Meatless Mondays could even save money. Student leaders will be meeting with dinto discuss the universitys growing desire to support a Meatless Monday. In the meantime, I encourage everyone to join the Facebook group by searching for Meat-Free Monday at the University of Florida. Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves and become part of the 10 percent. Jared Misner Campaign director of the Meatless Mondays campaign at UFLetter to the EditorAs the votes from the Iowa Republican caucus began to roll in a week ago, most of the nations viewers were riveted by the small, eventual winner, Mitt Romney. However, for conservatives such as myself, the battle had been won before the clock struck midnight. Ron Paul, the hero of the chirping sect of liber tarianism, had been vanquished with only 21 per previous momentum. Years from now, may the average Iowa voter who stood staunchly against the ideological torrent from the Ron Paul camp strip his sleeve, show his scars and say, This vote I cast on caucus day. Now perhaps Ron Paul is not as monstrous as a Shakespearean villain. However, Paul is a follower of the poisonous ideology of libertarianism, a set of principles endorsing complete individual social seems compatible with conservatism, with its stance against centralized state power and corporate bailouts. But the marriage between conservatism and libertarianism is not a natural one and will eventually serve to rip the Republican Party asunder. In order to understand this, one must ask, What is conservatism? It might be more appropriate to say what it is not. Conservatism is not an ideology as libertarianism is. Conservatism is not a vehicle toward the vague enlightenment notion of progress. In fact, the notion of progress is antithetical to conservatism, as conservatism is not a set of beliefs that serve as a drum roll toward a precise utopian ideal. Conservatism is a way of living, a disposition and attitude toward life. Conservatism is educated by traditional norms, not a set of 20th-century novels authored by a deranged Soviet expatriate. Conservatives believe individual freedom without communal purpose is meaningless; libertarians believe individual freedom is a purpose itself. On paper, the average conservative and the average libertarian want the same changes in Washington: less government and more economic freedom. However, a Ron Paul nomination would set a dangerous precedent, because libertarians do not pretend to care about social norms they say only that everyone has equal freedom, as though no freedoms were mutually exclusive. A libertarian victory would create a political environment in which a nominees understanding of virtue and morality is irrelevant, much as it is in Europe. There is something unique about American voters. We care about what a candidate thinks about the moral tradition our ancestors set. It may be foolhar dy to believe political careerists could ever hold any Ron Pauls defeat in Iowa was a victory for conservatives. However, the momentum is still in favor of his progressive ideology. In colleges and universities around the country, including here at UF, Paul and his ilk have enormous support. I beseech you all to resist the honeyed words of libertarian dogma. Be wary of any doctrine that promises to bring radical change on the right or the left. Libertarianism has become its own secular religion, which will color your understanding of every issue, be it economic or social. When attempting to understand the world around you, look not to the radical fringes of politics but to the ancestors who came before us. They believed in small government not because it was virtuous in and of itself but because it allowed people to live virtuously. There is no virtue in libertarianism only freedom for its own sake, and all the freedom in the world will not serve you if nothing exists to guide it. Luke Bailey is a history junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Libertarianism cant help conservativismColumn Luke Baileyletters@alligator.org


available upon request at polling locations and the The supervisor of elections would also no longer be required to post a list of polling locations inside that would allow the Supervisor of Elections to add or change a polling location as long as it is properly To avoid a repeat of last semesters address conwas updating students addresses for emergency ments to the bill must be submitted to the committee Friday and will be discussed at the committee meet8ALLIGATOR Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffStudent Senators Matt Mountjoy and Katie Waldman present revisions to UFs Student Government elections codes. Mount joy and Waldman co-chaired a committee that formed to examine and modify the rules. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing WriterDrummond the new acting Drummond is replacing for new county administrator of [Drummond] was the bestThe assistant county managbe the acting manager until either a permanent replacement Drummond moved to to become the county growth management director and was later appointed assistant ing to the terms of the agreeThe county manager super recommendations on issues that come before the commisDrummond said he plans to One of the stipulations for was that they wouldnt apply will begin the search for a per manent manager after fall elecCommissioners name acting county manager [Drummond] was the Mark Sexton SENATE, from page 1 police said after the assailants left he en the tape on his hands and then crawled to his motorized scooter to bor a description of the suspects and he underwent surgery to relieve Steve Girard spotted Quandts white after midnight Tuesday when Jones clipped the right rear bumper of a Jones was treated by emer the scene and was early Tuesday morning and turned herself in after being contacted by and home invasion robbery with a he frequently drove his scooter down usually see him when the weather INVASION, from page 1Fisch said the senators instruction was a worthwhile component of the tor for the program right from the SENATOR, from page 1Haridopolos Jones


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Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 ESCAPE THE ORDINARY 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 TH FREE Cable with HBO All the amenities & FREE tanning Gated, PET FRIENDLY 4-25-11-72-2 Spanish Trace 2/11000 sq ft$679 Great Location Butler Plaza Call 352-373-1111 4-25-11-72-2 ***MAKE US YOUR HOME*** Water/sewer included Pets Ok Pools*Tennis*Bball*Fitness*Tan 1 from $629 2 from $715 3 from $830 4 from $1125 376-2507 www.bivenscove.com 4-25-11-72-2 MOVE IN BY JANUARY 5th 2/2: $300 Cash Back 3/3: $500 Cash BackIncludes High Speed Internet 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 4-25-11-72-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 4-25-11-72-2 Immediate Availability! 1, 2, 4 bedroom apartment homes 1/2 month rent free! 4-25-72-2 No Move-In Fees 1/1 for $689 3/2 for $809 FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym www.aspenridgeuf.com 352.367.9910 4-25-11-72-2 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 4-25-11-72-2 College Manor Studios from $505 Unlimited Utilities! Call 372-7111 4-25-11-72-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $409 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-25-11-72-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 !! 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 4-25-12-72-2 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 4-25-12-72-2 3bedroom $509/person All inclusive townhome with everything included! Utilities, cable, internet, furniture & washer/dryer. The Laurels apts. Call now: 4352-335-4455 4-25-11-72-2 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 4-25-11-72-2 Love the Nightlife?Live where you play! ArlingtonSquare.org Apts in the heart of downtown Call for Avail. 352.338.0002 4-25-11-72-2 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 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 1BR/1BA 3 blocks to UF Gatorside 1600 NW4 AVE $450 1BR/1BA 4 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA Bike to UF 2392 SW 2nd Ave Across from law school $1650-special spring rate! 4BR/2BA W/D,DW, cent AC/heat No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 1-31-12-16-2 SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 2BR/1.5BA close to UF, Shands,Vet School $625 w/ 1 month free; $595 selected units. Contact our office to inquire about student specials!!!! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041/352.376.6720 4-25-11-80-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 2bed/1bath close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting from $550!! Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720 / 352.376.7041 4-25-11-79-2 3BR/2BA HOUSE, near UF, VA, Shands. 3627 SW 15th St. across from I-Hop. Fenced large backyard, fireplace. $900/mo. Prefer students or professionals 327-2931 or 3766183 1-17-11-5-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-6-12-21-2 1BR/1.5BA loft in Sparrow Condominiums. Totally renovated, very clean & quiet. Perfect for graduate students & professionals. Parking & clubhouse included. Avail 1/15. $575/mo + utils, + sec deposit. 339-4600 1-12-11-5-2 $450 / 1br This is your new home! 1BR/1BA Sublease in a 2BR/2BA Townhome Apartment located in the Laurels (Close to UF). Available Dec/Jan. First month FREE! Call or Text 813-404-3135. Pets are allowed 1-12-5-2 3 Bed House, $900/mo, Vintage Hardwood floors, Central Air, W/D Hookup photos at www.rentalworkshop.com 352-226-3535, 813-347-9379 1-13-12-6-2 4 Bed House, $1000/mo, Vintage Hardwood floors with Key West Style Porch, W/D Hookups photos at www.rentalworkshop.com 352-226-3535, 813-347-9379 1-13-12-6-2 2 Large Homes in NW For RENT 5-7 bdrm $2000 per month Will Accommodate Individuals or Groups *Ask about Family Discount* Call Eric at (352) 682-7424 1-31-12-16-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4 Bed/2 Bath very nice house 1 block from campus. Modern bathrooms, fireplace, wash/dry provided, wood floors. 1203 SW 1st Ave, $1850/m. 352-339-2342 or gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-135-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA great house. Fireplace, wash/dry provided, dishwasher, wood floors, fenced. Pets OK. 7 min bike to campus. $1400/mo 830 NW 16th Ave 352339-2342. Gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-13-5-2 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE OVERLOOKING A LARGE POND. Located west of Campus Credit Union on County Road 20, Millrun Subdivision. Clean & neat. New carpet. $700/mo. Call 352-871-7801 pfitz100@yahoo.com 1-17-12-5-2 Beautiful 2-story house. 2.5 miles from UF. 5BR/2.5BA 2400sq.ft. on large treed lot. Very quiet neighbrhd. H/W & tile floors, W/D, ref, stove, dishwasher. $1600/mo & security deposit. 727-686-1404 Available now! 1-1711-5-2 3BR/1.5BA in Pleasant St, historic district, dwntwn. Ceiling fans, wood floors. Porch, newly painted. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. $1100/ mo call April. 538-1550 aprleve@aol.com 1-31-12-15-2 CAMPUS EDGE CONDO 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School. Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable rates. 239-300-1294 1-31-12-14-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA large house w/ big bedrooms & living room, extra game room. Fenced. Pets ok. W/D provided. 352-3352342 or text 2100 NW 8th Court. $1400/mo or go to gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-13-12-3-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. December FREE! Move in NOW for Spring Semester. Cabana Beach--2 bdrm/2 bath, furnished plus W/D. $509/per person. (352) 552 1757. 1-13-11-10-3 $450-1BR/1BA unfurnished in a 2BR/2BA Townhome Style Apt. Avail. NOW, Jan. RENT FREE!!Pets OK. Roommate is Grad. student at UF. Located in the Laurels. Call or text (813) 404-3135 if interested. 1-1312-5-3 1/1 in 2/2 BR + util $470/mo 2 pools + club houses, gym 24/7 Near Oaks Mall, UF + SFC Internet, W/D, on bus route Please call 352-871-6065 1-17-12-6-3 FREE JAN RENT ns male 1 br/bath in 3/3 Lex Crossing Incl all utils, cable, internet $415/mo Sublet Jan 1-Aug 4 Furn Call 352-870-2945 1-17-5-3 2 BR HOUSE three miles from campus 576 sf, large fenced yard, w/d hookups Avail through July or longer Pets welcome. 4119 NW 7th St. $599 Call owner at 352-328-7474 1-17-125-3 6 Month Sublease. January Rent FREE + $100 SIGNING BONUS. Bell Air Apts. 1/1 $529 NO MOVE IN FEES 352-278-0411 1-11-2-3 Luxury apartment at the Palms Downtown 2BR/2BA SUBLEASE Jan-June 2011. 2 parking spaces, Stainless steel, granite, washer/ dryer, HUGE closets right downtown, safe, exclusive luxury building. Just $1100/month ($200 off normal rates) Email me for details: andrewufl@gmail.com 1-20-7-3 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 4-25-72-4 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $369/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more beautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 1/1/12 1-2412-24-4 4/2 2 blocks from Campus. $350 including internet and cable. 814-440-3325 jfidorra@hotmail.com 2-13-11-30-4 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 1-17-12-11-4 Roommates needed. House 2 blks to UF/ Sorority Row, near Shands, Tigert, Mid/ Downtown. 4 lg BR/2BA. Students preferred! Huge, very clean home. Cent AC/H, FP, W/D, new wd flrs, DW, 5 extra closets, fenced yard, plenty of parking, on quiet street. Only $398/ mo/room. Call/text Jordan 305-896-9066 1-31-19-4 Student roommate needed for furnished bedroom w/own bath in 4/4 Countryside condo. Rent by the semister. Easy commute UF/ SFC, 2 bus rts, W/D. $300 includes cable & Internet. 352 239 2422. 1-13-12-5-4 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 4-25-72-5 Office Space and Penthouse Available Call David Holbrook (352) 213-8161 1-30-12-15-5 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. 4-25-12-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-12-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-25-12-72-6 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. 4-25-72-6 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 4-25-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 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 4-25-72-6 **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. 4-25-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-12-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig. Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR CELL PHONES! REGARDLESS OF AGE OR CONDITION EVEN IF BROKEN! TECHMODO 6450 SW ARCHER RD 352-872-5881. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! 1-31-15-8 In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-12-72-10 Uf Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-25-12-72-10GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 4-25-73-10


ALLIGATORGuitars 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 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 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 4-25-12-72-11 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 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 2-27-35-11 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 4-25-72-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 I BUY JUNK CARS & SCRAP TOP PRICES PAID!Call Anytime 352-443-1100 1-31-11-65-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BACK TO SCHOOL SALE! PRICES SLASHED!!!! NO CREDIT CHECKS!!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECKS CASH VEHICLES $999 & UP! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 92 EAGLE TALON $999 89 FORD BRONCO $999 94 FORD TAURUS $999 96 HONDA ACCORD $1499 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1999 95 NISSAN 200SX $1999 98 FORD F250 $2500 02 CHEVY BLAZER $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 98 PONTIAC GRAND AM $1999 01 DODGE NEON $1999 00 OLDS ALERO $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES CERTIFIED USED VEHICLES NO CREDIT CHECK MOVE VEHICLES $500 & UP! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES BACK TO SCHOOL SALE! PRICES SLASHED!!!! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 03 HONDA CIVIC $8900 04 HONDA ACCORD $8999 03 MITS ECLIPSE $7999 05 TOYOTA CAMRY $10999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 02 NISSAN XTERRA $8999 07 SUZUKI VITARA $12999 04 HONDA ODYSSEY $9999 05 SUZUKI XLT $9999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 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 $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 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 1-9-11-72-13 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 Volunteer Needed: HOPE Horses Helping People, Inc. is seeking volunteers for our winter/spring semester sessions. Please email us at ridingtherapy@ gmail.com to become a part of our team. www.horseshelpingpeople.org 1-13-5-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 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 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 VIDEO TECH ACCOUNTING EDITOR AVIATION EDITOR PROOFREADER LINUX ADMIN ACT COORDINATOR GRAPHICS DESIGNER AVIATION SALES SOFTWARE DEVELOPER Career and non-career positions available. Please apply online at www.gleim.com/employment 1-2427-14 Do you want to quit smoking? We are currently recruiting smokers between the ages of 18 and 60 for a smoking cessation study. Please contact the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or smokeclinic@gmail.com for further details. 1-31-12-27-14 NOW HIRING Outstanding Notetakers and Editors SPRING 2012 ADV3008 ENT3003 MAR3023 BSC2010 ENY1001 MUH4016 BSC2011 FOS2001 PSY2012 BUL4310 GEB3373 RTV3405 ECO2013 MAN3025 STA2023 ECO2023 MAN4504 and more! Apply online at www.SmokinNotes.com 1-23-11-15-14 WEB DEVELOPERS Multiple Openings Internet company in downtown Gainesville seeks talented full-time site builders. Front end and/or back end. HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL. High pay, fun environment! Send resume to hr@digitalbrands.com. 1-12-1110-14 TUTORS FOR SPRING 1-on-1 tutoring atrisk K-12th grade students. $10/hr. 1-4 afternoons/wk. 15-20 min drive from campus. UF Fed Wk Study Permit req for emp. Volunteers welcome. Contact Sally at st23@cox.net 1-31-12-15-14 Interpreter/Translator PT 10 hrs/wk Law Office needs Spanish-English interpreter. Resume to: robjac@myimmigrationlaw.com. 1-17-12-7-14 A awesome summer job in Maine! If youre looking to spend this summer outdoors, have fun while you work, and make lifelong friends, then look no further. Camp Mataponi, a childrens summer camp, has positions available in Land Sports (lacrosse, soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball, field hockey), Waterfront (sailing, canoeing, waterskiing, life guarding, WSI, boat drivers), Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater, Dance, Gymnastics, Video, Photography, Nurses, Maintenance, Cooking and more. Top salaries plus room/board & travel provided. Call us today, 561-748-3684 or apply online at www.campmataponi.com. 2-21-12-31-14


12, ALLIGATOR Summer Jobs $2400 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 11 Aug 4. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267. www.floridaelks.org/feyc/index.aspx 4-25-12-72-14 Data entry/clerical position FT ECG Department. Please apply in person. Institute of Veterinary Spec 3603 NW 98th St. Suite A. 1-13-5-14 Homework Coach Wanted1 on 1 help needed for bright 6th grade student with ADD. $10/hr, afternoons Sunday Thursday. 15 minute drive from campus. email resume and references to Tina @ t.anzivino@aol. com 1-13-5-14 Sports Director for i9 Sports. Flexible hrs w/ 20-25 hrs a week required. Must love kids, sports, and have a self motivating attitude. Great experience for Sports Mgmt students. 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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Were Hiring Writers; Come See Us FridayIf you want to work for us covering Gators sports, now is your chance. Come out to 1105 W. University Ave on Friday from noon to 3 p.m. alligatorSports Podcast The podcast makes its return today with host Greg Luca, basketball writer John Boothe and editor Matt Watts discussing UFs victory against UGA last night and much more. Find it on iTunes or at alligatorSports.org.Floridas womens basketball team has gotten a boost from forward Jennifer George, who has run off a streak of eight straight doubledoubles. See story, page 15. David Carr / Alligator Florida sophomore center Patric Young (4) blocks Georgia guard Gerald Robinsons shot attempt in the second half of the Gators 70-48 win on Tuesday in the ODome. MATT WATTS Alligator Staff Writer Georgia guard Gerald Robinson spun 360 degrees in the lane, blowing by Erving Walker with his sights set on the rim. But Robinson didnt see a trailing Patric Young, who swatted the layup attempt into the sixth row. Minutes later, Young closed out on a 3-point look from UGAs Dustin Ware, projecting his nearly 7-foot frame into Wares face and forcing the shot to bounce off iron. (Robinson) was trying to make the highlight reel for ESPN SportsCenter right there, Young said. But maybe I made the top 10 on making a block on him trying to get a little fancy. The two standout plays from Young highlighted a renewed emphasis on defense headed up by coach Billy Donovan after a lackluster effort in a road loss to Tennessee on Saturday. Florida allowed Tennessee to shoot 51 beyond the arc in a disappointing 67-56 loss in Knoxville, Tenn., last weekend, and Donovan challenged the Gators in practice during the weekend. Florida (13-4, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) responded Tuesday night with a 70-48 victory against rival Georgia (9-7, 0-2 SEC) in the OConnell Center. I was much more pleased with our effort ness, being alert, sharp, focused, Donovan said. I thought we defended them very, very well. Obviously, we held them to 48 points. Any time you hold a team to 48 points, youve done a pretty good job defensively. Donovan made a concerted effort to emphasize defensive intensity in practice leading up to the game, and what better opportunity for a turnaround then to have Georgia, with the lowest scoring average (62.9 ppg) Inspired defense helps Gators rout Dawgs W elcome back to yet another glorious semester in Gainesville. Just like your favorite football team, the alligatorSports Brand is experiencing some turnover at the top. My name is Matt Watts, and Ill be your sports editor this semester. I say your because this paper is all about you: the readers. We want to hear from you. We want to know what you think. We want to know what you want to see in our section. Anytime you have something to say, please, let your voice be heard by emailing us at sports@alligator. org or by using that newfangled social media site, Twitter. We can be found here: @alligatorSports. Twitter will be a large part of what we do this semester, and its all in an effort to better reach you, the reader. But an increased online presence is just the beginning of what you can expect from us this semester. Heres what were planning: The Return of the alligatorSports Video Show Yes, itttttts baaaaaack. The video show was the brainchild of our very own Adam Berry, former editor and superstar reporter who has moved on to work full-time at MLB.com, and its my honor to bring it back after a layoff during Fall. You can expect at least one show per week where we will delve into all things Gators, bringing you with us into press conferences with your favorite athletes and coaches and giving you an inside peek into the world where else. What to expect from us this semesterTELLING YOU WATTS UP FORMER BOISE STATE COACH TO JOIN FLORIDAS STAFF. GREG LUCA and MATT WATTS Alligator Staff Writers Brent Pease will be announced as Floridas next offensive coordinator today, according to a source close to the team. Pease had been at Boise State for the last six years and served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach during the 2011 season. According to a report earlier in the week by the Idaho Statesman, Pease was weighing offers from Florida and Alabama. ated by the departure of Charlie Weis, who left UF in December to become the head coach at Kansas. Boise States offense ranked No. 9 nationally with 481.3 yards per game last season on the strength of quarterback Kellen Moore, who threw for 3,800 yards, 43 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. 328.7 yards per game. Pease has been a coach for 15 years, spending 10 of those years as an offensive coordinator. During that span, he called plays for Montana, Northern Arizona, Kentucky and Baylor before moving to Boise State in 2006. He was the Broncos wide receivers coach from 2006-10 and was assistant head coach under Chris Petersen from 2007-10. Pease to be named new offensive coordinator Matt Wattstwitter: @wattmatts SEE HOOPS, PAGE 14 I was much more pleased with our level of awareness, being alert, sharp, focused.Billy DonovanUF coachSEE WATTS, PAGE 14


JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer Kenny Boynton knew Brad Beals shooting woes wouldnt last long. After watching Beal, a freshman guard, slip deeper into a four-game, 14-of-47 shooting funk Saturday at Tennessee, Boynton said he didnt know exactly when or where, but an offensive breakthrough would soon happen for his teammate. As it turned out, Boynton needed just one game for his prediction to pan out. Along with 10 rebounds, Beal scored 17 points and went 4 of 8 on 3-pointers, to lead No. 13 Flor ida past Georgia 70-48 on Tuesday night. It was great; Im happy for him, said Boynton, a junior guard. I said last game there was going to be a [time] when he came out and played good. And I think he in the SEC, this gives him a lot of Though coach Billy Donovan did not want to characterize Beals play before Tuesday as a slump, he said the freshman starter was struggling recently with his comfort level within the Gators offense. Beal turned the ball over 14 times in his previous four games, Donovan credited the rise in giveaways to Beals eagerness to defer to his teammates. I really felt like the last couple days in practice he was starting sively, Donovan said. When he should be looking to shoot, when he should be looking to pass. And I think thats been something thats bogged him down a little bit, behis decision-making in his second SEC game was also drastically improved. Beal had just one turnover against the Bulldogs, despite doing most of his damage in the second half on aggressive drives to the basthrow line on three fouls once he got inside the paint. Coach Donovan helped me realize, as well as Kenny and the rest of the players they told me just relax, Beal said. They said its going to come. Kenny told me he went through the same thing his freshman year. hit three straight 3-pointers in the stretch UFs lead to 20 points. Four other Gators, including Boynton, who scored 17 points, would go a combined 3 of 15 from three. Beals re-emergence from three comes after hitting only two treys in his last four outings. Everybody has bad games and stuff like that, but I dont really get too involved in getting down on myself, Beal said. My teammates always have faith in me and my coaches as well. And I really just try to focus and concentrate on the team concepts. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. The show will be available online at alligatorSports.org/ videoshow. Be on the lookout for The alligatorSports Podcast Our dedicated listeners (were looking at you, Paul Futch and Marshall Spevak) will be glad to learn that the podcast is back again with host Greg Luca. Luca is an experienced MC now, and is ready to bring the ruckus to a speaker or iPod near you. The podcast is a great listen, where our columnists and staff writers analyze and discuss Gators sports. Subscribe on Twitter In an effort to bring you quick-hitting, extensive coverage and analysis of Gators sports, all of our beat writers will be hitting Twitter with a passion this semester. Well be live Tweeting from press conferences, games and even our couch from time to time. Check out the graphic below to pick up all of our handles and learn which writer is cover ing your favorite beat. The Rally One of the features we really want to start hearing from you guys, the readers, about is The Rally. (On pg. 15 today.) Its a back-and-forth debate between two of our columnists that has become one of our favor ite things to write. Hopefully you enjoyment in reading it as we do writing it. Therefore, we want to hear what you want us to debate. Send all topic ideas to us through email or on Twitter and well get it going. Also, be sure to go to the online version of the story, where you can vote for the winner of each edition of the column. Open House Lastly, if youre a journalism major, or have experience writing, and want to join our staff, come on out to our Open House on Friday from noon to 3 p.m. Were looking for writers, and maybe a copy editor or two. Worst case scenario, you get some free pizza. So come on out, were excited to meet you. Contact Matt Watts at mwatts@alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 WATTS, from page 13 @wattmatts Matt Watts Sports Editor, Columnist, Football @joshjurnovoy Josh Jurnovoy Lacrosse @thekellyprice Kelly Price Recruiting @joe_morgan Joe Morgan Online Editor, Womens Basketball @gregluca Greg Luca Columnist, Football @tomas_verde Tom Green Columnist, Football @jczupryn Jon Czupryn Softball @landonwatnick Landon Watnick Gymnastics @bryan_holt Bryan Holt Baseball @jjboothe John Boothe Assistant Sports Editor, Basketball Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff David Carr / AlligatorFlorida freshman guard Brad Beal scored 17 points on a 4-of-6 shooting performance from three in Tuesdays win against UGA.UF holds UGA to season-low in points(.409) in the SEC, come into Gainesville for a home game. The Gators took full advantage, limiting the Bulldogs to a 20-for-55 and setting a season low in points allowed (48). We could have done even better than we did, Young said. We gave up too many 3-point shots. We had a lot of breakdowns. They offensive rebounded on us a lot. I feel that even though we had a season low, we could have done even better than we did tonight. 10 boards and one of six UF blocks on the evening. The Gators also created over 10 times. on the offensive glass and made 7 of the 18 threes it attempted, momentarily allowing the Bulldogs to pull within 13 points late in the second half. But for the majority of the game, Florida pursued aggres sively each loose ball and rebound, something it failed to do in the road loss to Tennessee. Against the Volunteers, Donovan said the Gators gave up too many easy shots and didnt maintain focus on defense. That wasnt a problem Tuesday, as Florida contested nearly every shot Georgia put up until the game was out of reach. We played a lot harder, guard Brad Beal said of how UF was able to architect the quick turnaround on defense. UAB and Tennessee, we gave up too many points in transition. We were too lackadaisical on defense, and tonight I feel we did a pretty good job. broke out of a miniature freshman slump, tying Kenny Boynton for the game-high in points with 17. Beal, the Gators leader in minutes and rebounds and the teams second-leading scorer, had not broken double digits in Floridas last two games. He had a much, much better feel had in a few games, Donovan said. Contact Matt Watts at mwatts@ alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 13 UF Bask etball


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15THE RALLYGreg: Alabamas 21-0 win against LSU in the BCS title game may not have been the most entertaining to watch, knew: The SEC is king. As one self-gratifying, not-totally-in-yourface-but-still-pretty-clear commercial not-soFans of the SEC a.k.a supporters of the no way this streak lasts. (now 14) schools have some super system that allows them to consistently win the crapshoot that is recruiting. which teams will successfully navigate a 12Tom: The SECs reign of terror isnt coming to an of America with that awesome, in-your-face, night, because an SEC team is very likely to win it all again next season. Bayou, Mr. Aurelious Faux Pas III, the SEC has the best, conference touting six consecutive BCS champions, where the nations top high school players are going to want to go play college ball? Thats right, the SEC. They say power in college football is cycliSEC is playing chess out there while the rest as long as thats the case, the SEC will reign supreme in college football. Greg: The problem there is youre assumcoaches, not programs. The fact that only three current SEC coaches (Les Miles at LSU, Steve The Southeast may have the most high school talent, but theres no reason to believe those athletes will stay there. bribes every coach has a national from going to play for Urban Meyer at Ohio State, even though he won two of the SECs six championships. Tom: streak come to a close soon? The answer is no. Of those three coaches who have been another one, Richt has brought in top talent (a class set for next month) that will make Geor over. chance he leaves Alabama any time soon, at least not before he takes home a couple more crystal footballs. tles. he was celebrating signing with Miami in July 2010, Not six, not seven, not eight... Greg: Yeah, thats what I thought. Miles will always be in the national title conversation. Im not saying the SEC is going to the same game they are. All you can really guarantee is that AlaTom: above them. other conferences try the SEC in the BCS title Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org and Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org.Can SEC sustain dominance after sixth straight BCS title? Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffGators junior forward Jennifer George has recorded eight straight JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer bles. Her streak of eight consecutive mark set by former All-American Murriel Page. practice. the streak, Page is well aware of the steps George has taken to reach her current level of play. also for George. failing to reach the NCAA Tournament. ment to her relentless work ethic her teammates. was open. Get me the ball. Georges statistical outburst has Jones. along. Shes a beast, shes the strongest player on the team, shes able to more times than not if we miss, put it in. Southeastern Conference play, her shot a layup off an offensive reaware that shes not getting touches establish an offensive presence in the paint. However, George prioritizes her ship. Shes not thinking about what time in Gainesville. Thats (Georges) way of leavpost players that come here after her. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org.Improved George dominating in post Shes a beast, shes the strongest player on the team, shes able to dominate like this, and its always been inside of her.Jordan Jones redshirt senior guardJunior averaging double-double


16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012 Alligator File Photo Florida coach Rhonda Faehn (above) was impressed by Kytra Hunters debut last week, which netted the freshman an all-around title. GYMNASTICS LANDON WATNICK Alligator Writer Coach Rhonda Faehn may have found herself another dynamic freshman. Kytra Hunter made a huge statement as an all-around competitor in No. 3 Floridas 196.025-194.675 road win against North Carolina State on Friday. In her collegiate debut, Hunter all-around title, scoring a 9.85 on vault, a 9.775 on uneven parallel bars, a 9.775 on balance beam and a Hunter is the fourth Gator in 25 years to claim an all-around title in a season opener. ented and a phenomenal athlete, Faehn said. That was fun to be able to see her get out there and do a great job right from the start. Hunter, who hails from Frederick, Md., was a member of the 2009-10 and 2010-11 U.S. Senior National Teams and has competed in the 2009 European Tour and the Visa Championships, among other events. Hunter said competing with the U.S. National Team helped her learn to calm her nerves in front of large audiences. So when Hunter debuted her 2,512 at the Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C., last Friday, everything went smoothly. It felt great, she said. I mean, as a freshman, I got to get my feet wet. Hunters all-around efforts add to a formidable core that includes junior All-Americans Ashane Dickerson and Marissa King. For the Gators, Hunters breakout debut has to feel like deja vu. In last years opener against Nebraska, then-freshman Alaina Johnson scored a 39.425 as an all-around competitor. Like Hunter, Johnson Johnson, the 2011 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year, followed up her debut with even stronger scores in her second meet: a 9.95 in vault, a 9.925 in bars and a Hunter said she hopes she can continue the trend when Florida hosts Illinois-Chicago on Friday night at 7 in the Gators home opener. She added that during this weeks practices she has been working on her landings, as well as handstands on bars. said. I did make mistakes (against North Carolina State), and going wasnt going to be perfect. But Id rather have mistakes that I can go While Hunter remains selfassured, her coach might be even abilities. She has that star quality, Faehn said. I say that shes all business because she gets through everything so quickly. But just her sheer power, her vault and her tumbling, is just phenomenal. I would say the best in the country. Freshman Hunter makes early impact We know shes extremely talented and a phenomenal athlete.That was fun to be able to see her get out there and do a great job right from the start.Rhonda FaehnUF gymnastics coach