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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 86 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Editorial Board endorses Ron Paul in presidential primaryTexas congressman is the best choice for students, pg 6. Zebra dung may help in development of biofuelA bacterium in the waste may make biofuel cheaper, pg 8. Sophomore guard Scottie Wilbekin said he is comfortable with contributing off the bench in UFs backcourt. See story, page 17 Lowe talks jobs, quality of life in addressThe Gainesville mayor delivered the State of the City speech Tuesday afternoon, pg. 4. 81 /55 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffStudents wait in line to talk to a representative from Ryder Logistics and Transportation Solutions Worldwide at the Career Showcase in the OConnell Center on Tuesday afternoon. ABOUT 230 COMPANIES ARE PARTICIPATING. CHRIS BURGAlligator Contributing Writer More employers recruit at Spring Career ShowcaseSEE SHOWCASE, PAGE 5 NICOLE CUCCAROAlligator Contributing Writer SNAP adds more stops to Sorority Row for safety JOY KINGAlligator Contributing Writer About 200 turned away at gyms due to computer issueHightower There has been a consistent increase in the number of hires last year.Elaine DorseyCRC assistant director of employee relations

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News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 106 ISSUE 86 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 TODAYFORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY 83/60 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/55 THUNDER STORMS 73/46 SUNNY 68/38 PARTLY CLOUDY 74/45 SATURDAY SUNDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Puppy Hill Fundraiser at The Gelato Company Today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Gelato Company Fundraiser benefiting Puppy Hill Farm Animal Rescue, a nokill shelter in Gainesville. Say Puppy Hill at the register. There will be puppies. Radical About Christ Bible Study Today, 5 p.m. Little Hall, Room 201 Radical About Christ is a new organization that seeks to promote awareness about Christianity through community service, Bible discussions, workshops and programs. Krav Maga Today, 6 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Join a certified Krav Maga instructor for a high-energy, cardiovascular workout while learning the skills of self defense. Golden Keys First General Body Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Turlington, Room L011 Come to Golden Keys first meeting to learn about events and opportunities this semester. There will be free pizza, soda, a guest speaker, a presentation from the Princeton Review and a fundraiser at the Gelato Company directly after the meeting. The Maya Mystery of 2012: End of Time or Endless Time? Today, 8 p.m. Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom For 2012: The Final Year Theme Week, RUB Entertainment presents Susan Milbrath, curator of Latin American Art and Archaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and author of Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars. She will unravel the mystery sur rounding the Maya calendar and its end date of Dec. 21. Learn what the Mayans really had to say about this date and how it relates to their sophisticated integration of the calendar with astronomy. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about this and other events, become a fan of RUB Entertainment on Facebook. City of Gainesvilles Arbor Day Celebration Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thomas Center, 302 NE Sixth Ave. The City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the City Beautification Board and the Thomas Center Associates present a free celebration of Arbor Day. There will be a tour of the Thomas Center Gardens from 11:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. From noon to 1 p.m., Gainesville will celebrate its 28th year as a an amazing service trip to Honduras this summer with Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author, and the UF Hillel. The trip will consist of building a house for a family with HIV/AIDS and time to scuba dive in what is considered to be the worlds second best diving location. All students who go on this trip will have an oppor tunity to get certified before the trip. BBQ with Scott Fried Sunday, 1 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author, will share his story about how he started the AIDS support group which the musical RENT is based on and enjoy some free BBQ. Help Heal Haiti Benefit Concert Sunday, 7 p.m. 2925 NW 39th Ave. First Assembly of God and Projects for Haiti will be hosting the benefit concert. All proceeds from this event will benefit the March 2012 mission trips. There is an $8 suggested donation and refreshments will be available. There will be per formances by local artists: Jon Lash, Benji Kuriakose of Built to Be Broken, Ryan Galloway, David Pegg and more. Impact Autism @ UF General Meeting Monday, 4:00 p.m. Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy Building, Room 1101 Join Impact Autism for its final general meeting of the new year. Come and see how you can get involved this semester and learn what the club has planned. Check out the Facebook group Impact Autism @ UF for more information. 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. Tree City USA by planting 56 magnolia trees at the Thomas Center. Music and refreshments will be provided at the celebration. For more infor mation, visit cbb.cityofgainesville.org. The Closet Monologues with Scott Fried Thursday, 8 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author, will discuss many of the challenges and responsibilities facing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth. The program deals with how societal shame can transform into internalized self-hatred and thereby cause a multiplicity of risk behaviors. Program discussions also include disclosure issues and what it really means to be in the closet or out. This event is co-sponsored by UF Hillel, SG LGBTQ Student Affairs Cabinet, LGBT Affairs and Pride Student Union The Marvin Harris 2012 Lecture Friday, 4 p.m. Turlington, Room L011 The lecture, entitled The Juridical Hospital: Claiming the Right to Health in Brazilian Courts, is organized by the Department of Anthropology in collaboration with the Center for Latin American Studies. Featured speaker will be Joo Biehl of Princeton University, professor of anthropology and co-director of the Program in Global Health and Health Policy. Oneg with Scott Fried Friday, 7:30 p.m. UF Hillel, 202 W. University Ave. Join UF Hillel for Reform, Conservative or Traditional Shabbat services, followed by a free Kosher dinner. Following Shabbat there will be a free Oneg with Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author. Theatre Strike Force @ GatorNights Friday, 9 p.m. Orange & Brew Come for the smiling faces, stay for the improv comedy. Itll be a show of laughter to warm you on these long, January nights. Havdallah and Honduras Service Trip Saturday, 6:30 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Find out how to get on

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STUDENTS CAN DEBATE THEIR OPINIONS ON TOUCH-SCREEN PANELS IN PUGH HALL. JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterUF students can get technical and technological with their opinions at the launch of the Bob Graham Center for Public Services Civil Debate Wall tonight. The Wall Launch Party will be at Pugh Hall from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All students are invited. Five 46-by-26-inch touch-screen panels comprise the Civil Debate Wall, which displays a question each week about public policy. This weeks question is Should children of undocumented immigrants be able to attend public schools? Students visiting the wall can answer with yes or no, and then defend their opinions in a 140-char acter statement. Participants can debate with others and track responses to their posts via email or text message. The centers policy council partnered with AdWerks, UF Ad Societys student-run advertising agency, to make said Shelby Taylor, a spokeswoman for the center. Civildebatewall.com shows about 300 registered users, Taylor said. About 180 students responded to last weeks question. We wanted to see if there was a way in which we could leverage digital technology with social media to get students talking about something more than simply just a status update, Taylor said. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Lauren Adamson / AlligatorStudents voice their opinions interactively on the Bob Graham Center for Public Services Civil Debate Wall in Pugh Hall. Civil Debate Wall debuts on campus AYANA STEWARTAlligator Contributing WriterThree Gators-themed buses hit the streets Monday. UF partnered with Gainesvilles Regional Transit System to bring the buses to Gainesville, said Chip Skinner, spokesman for RTS. The buses arrived in Gainesville from California in December but could not run until license plate tags were available. the slogan The Gator Nation is Everywhere. They took about a year to make, he said. Skinner said campus development funds, which are provided by the Florida legislature and allow state-run universities to develop transportation and other infrastructure. Skinner estimates that each bus cost UF $415,000. The three buses are currently running on routes 43, 35 and 28. Skinner said the spirited buses were proposed and designed to highlight RTSs partnership with UF. Revenue from UF and Santa Fe College will account for more than according to a news release. We worked in conjunction with UF to get the design approved and then get them on the buses once they were, Skinner said. Since we do get a lot of advertising and bus wraps out on the road, we start thinking of ways that we can make the buses stand out more to the public.Gators-themed buses started running on campus MondayThe buses are running on routes 43, 35 and 28 We wanted to see if there was a way in which we could leverage digital technology with social media ... Shelby TaylorCenter for Public Service spokeswomanSkinner

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 Erik Knudsen / AlligatorGainesville Mayor Craig Lowe speaks at the State of the City address on Tuesday afternoon at the Hippodrome State Theatre. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterIn the annual State of the City address, Mayor Craig Lowe discussed ways to increase Gainesvilles job base and strengthen the downtown area to bolster the citys quality of life. Lowe spoke to a crowd of about 70 people about what the city has done in the past year and his plans for the upcoming year. A high quality of living and a diverse population are Gainesvilles greatest advantages, Lowe said. The city plans to keep developing Downtown, he said. The state of Gainesvilles economy is strong and growIn 2012, Gainesville will see the holistic view of Innovation Square come to life, he said. We are continuing to see a renaissance in the heart of our A new, innovative bus system that is in the works is an integral part of the transportation changes happening in the city, Lowe said. Earlier this year, Gainesville was named the city with the shortest commute time in Florida and 19th best commute time in the country, Lowe said, citing data analyzed by the Orlando Business Journal and collected by the U.S. Census Bureau. On Oct. 18, the U.S. Department of Transportation granted Gainesvilles Regional Transit System $9 million, he said. Increased transportation will help people experience the culture of downtown Gainesville, Lowe said. We must do our best to maintain our identity and keep Gainesville Mayor talks jobs, quality of life in State of the City address LOC AL CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing WriterA UF woman could be the next face of Cheerwine. The second annual Miss Cheerwine contest is open to Florida women ages 21 to 25. ter the contest, because Cheerwine expanded distribution into Florida in October. Its a great opportunity for young women to have the experience of a lifetime by exploring the South and connecting with a loy, a 25-year-old senior account coordinarepresents Cheerwine. The winner of this years Miss Cheer wine contest will also promote Cheerwine throughout the U.S. Malloy said the companys goal is to make the brand available in all 50 states by the companys 100th anniversary in 2017. Participants living in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia are eligible to apply for the contest through Cheerwines Facebook page until March 5. The contest started Jan. 17. Due to the popularity of last years Miss Cheerwine contest, Cheerwine will let fans decide the winner, Malloy said. by the company starting April 2. A winner will be announced through Cheerwines Facebook page around April 28, Malloy said. Cheerwine was created in 1917 by general store owner L. D. Peeler in Salisbury, N.C. The drink was introduced to Florida for Victoria Colson, a 21-year-old public relations junior, said she is a fan of Cheerwine, but she does not plan to participate in the contest. dont think I would [participate] because I Julie Rothe, an 18-year-old information systems freshman, said she has liked Cheer wine for about two months. medicine. Plus, I like being able to drink out Aside from not being a Florida resident or of age, Rothe said she would be interested in participating in the contest. That would be awesome to travel she said. Being called Miss Cheerwine Miss Cheerwine competition looking for southern woman Its a pretty tasty drink. Its like medicine.Julie RotheUF freshman

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since we were here in the fall, Rogers said. There has been a consistent increase in the number of hires since the The expanded participation has led to other job and internship opportunities for students and alumni. nounced plans to develop an information The center will bring about 20 full-time receiving a call back from a potential showcase. There were a lot more high-end emchance. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer ognized the work of Glenda Frederick, the ment. SG will suffer with [her] absence, said former Student Senate President and 2001thanked Frederick for being a resource, a role model and a friend for more than 25 get a minute of it. During the meeting, the Senate also The clause states that during fall and summer terms, three unexcused or four combined unexcused and excused absences from the Senate will constitute resignation. nal approval at the next meeting. This amendment increases the number members are needed to make a decision, and four of the members need to agree in order to make a decision. ALLIGATOR, 5 Emily Doyle / AlligatorSen. Monya Sharp gives Senate Program Assistant Glenda Frederick a farewell hug at Tuesdays Student Senate meeting. STUDENT GOVERNMENTLongtime Student Senate assistant retires SHOWCASE, from page 1Local shipping center to bring about 20 jobs There were a lot more highend employers as opposed to last year.Paul PolitoUF junior

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Are you participating in this semesters Career Showcase?51% YES 49% NO41 TOTAL VOTESTuesdays question: Is your rent going up next year? We Pick PaulEditorial Board endorses Texas congressmanO Paul, R-Texas. drugs? Ignoring campus preachers will stop hateA tution. Abdul Zalikha is a biology and English junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Abdul Zalikhaopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 For those who have read or watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy, it can be easy to desire the sort of world J.R.R. Tolkien portrayed. The Shire, an idealistic agrarian community on the western edge of Middle Earth, appears to be a world of social and economic bliss. There, hobbits peacefully engage in their day-to-day business: growing crops, selling simple goods and ending a hard days work with a pint of ale at The Green Dragon. It is enough to make one nostalgic for a world that never truly existed, and it prompts the question: Is this sort of realm possible? As it turns out, many economists and philosophers have asked the same question. As silly as it sounds, the model of the Shire has been a foundational building block for the niche economic theory of distributism. For those who are suspicious of both socialism and laissez-faire capitalism, distributism is often presented as a third way. The basic principle of distributism is simple: The means of production should be dispersed as widely as possible among individuals, rather than belonging to a government (as it is in communism or socialism) or by a few corporations (as in most capitalist systems). Thus farms, shops and the like are owned by families and groups of friends rather than by gargantuan entities. It certainly sounds like a paradigm with which Bilbo and Frodo would be familiar. For the cynics among us, this sounds like a dubious proposition. This system may work well for an agrarian community, but cer tainly not on a wide scale. A small unit of localized compatriots surely could not construct an airplane factory, build a skyscraper or manufacture iPhones as corporations can. However, if we truly are so enamored with living in a mechanized, centralized and mass-produced world, why do our hearts long for the Shire and its beautiful simplicity? That is the question modern distributists wish to arouse. Have we, like the dwarfs of Moria, dug too greedily and too deeply? On the sur face, the beloved progress of the modern age has provided us with great bounties. Massive corporations supply us with the cheap products we so desire, and a bloated government offers us unlimited safety (as long as it retains the ability to borrow money from future generations). local communities. We live off food harvested around the globe and cling to shallow friendships across vast social networks. Would the hobbits of Middle Earth truly recognize this as real life? More to the point, would our ancestors? They lived in a world governed by daily interaction among a fellowship of crucial economic actors, every person an integral cog in the local economy. These relationships were far more meaningful Alas, we have long since passed the point where distributism could be viable economically. The modern age has seen to that. The political and economic paradigm has become one of capitalism versus socialism with no room for the poor hobbits in between. Yet, as Tolkien himself wrote, Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. The basic tenants of distributism can still resound in all of us. Liberals of the green movement can fully embrace the principles of localism, and conservatives can sympathize with the traditional society such an economic system implies. The famous conservative thinker G.K. Chesterton, one of the founding fathers of distributism, loved to repeat the famous rallying cry, three acres and a cow. At the risk of sounding like a backwards traditionalist, if that was good enough for the hobbits of the Shire, its good enough for me. Luke Bailey is a history junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays.Shire from Lord of the Rings an ideal economic modelColumnAnother semester has come, and with it, more tuition for students to stress over. According to the College Board, if a student enrolled in 2010, he or she can expect to pay $33,300 for a four-year public university a 7.9 percent increase in the last decade. In fact, college costs have steadily risery semester students (and their parents) are spending a larger percentage of their salaries on education, leading to an average studentloan debt of $20,000 by graduation. Considering a quarter of those students will pay even more including late fees, its not surprising that 7.2 percent of students That means more than a million people end their pursuit of higher education every year because university tuition is out of control. Those are millions of doctors, lawyers and corporate executives this country loses. Its not just the possibility of losing some great minds, but also the social mobility that higher education brings. Studies have consistently shown a college degree results in a higher salary and with it, a higher standing in society. But with tuition becoming so expensive and more lower-middle-class students mobility becomes less and less likely. In fact, a 2010 report issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development showed that in the United States, parental dent achievement out of all OECD countries. Western Europe, where heavily funded universities dominate, is where social mobility seems to be most prevalent. The estimated tuition cost at UF for the fall of 2011 was $5,657. When you account for books, supplies and health insur ance, that cost easily increases by about $2,000. However, in Sweden, schools dont charge any tuition for citizens of any European Union nation. In Germany, univer sities such as the Berlin School of Economics and Law charge a mere $325 a semester; in Spain, college can cost as little as $25 per credit. But the idea of the U.S. adopting such education policies seems highly unlikely. Even with an important election coming up this year, no candidate has talked about education reform. And why should they? College students have consistently come to the polls with low turnout. From a politicians point of view, why spend energy courting the approval of a re-election capabilities? And with budget cuts being introduced by Congress and Gov. Scott, its not surprising that Americas education system is in a defunct state. By cutting waste in the government and redirecting formerly squandered money to the U.S. Department of Education, a free university could be possible. Eliminating Satur day mail delivery alone could save about $3 billion a year, and if we terminate the Governnal hearing information online, we could save $8 billion. Those are two things that could potentially bring more than $11 billion in new grants and scholarships annually without one tax increase. But this type of change seems to be a distant dream until college students get more involved in politics and force government to hear their needs. Cody Futch is an economics freshman at UF. Congress should pay more attention to needs of college studentsGuest columnCody FutchSpeaking Out Luke Baileyopinions@alligator.org

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ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator Writer vation Square. area. in 2010. ers and restaurants. 8ALLIGATOR Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffCommissioner Randy Wells and Linda Dixon, UFs assistant director of Facilities, Planning and Construction discuss Innovation Square on Tuesday afternoon at a special economic development meeting at City Hall. MEMBERS OF SONS OF GRAFFITI ARRESTED TUESDAY. JON SILMANAlligator Staff Writer SAMANTHA FRANCOAlligator Contributing Writer into it. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer Wednesday. tion. date. said. Unite Party to announce presidential candidate Animals are a lot more creative than we think, though its not intentional.Jonathan Miotdirector of the Santa Fe College Teaching ZooBonarrigo It would function like a neighborhood association, but with a lot more pull.Ed PoppellInnovation Square project overseerBacteria in dung may produce cheaper enzyme to make biofuel

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DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. ALEX MASIAlligator Contributing WriterGainesville will receive the insight of a former presidential candidate days before the Florida Republican primary. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will speak at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. on Thursday. He will receive $65,000 for his appearance. Doors open at 7 p.m. Seating basis. No ticket is necessary, and the show is free and open to the public. Corey Portnoy, chairman of ACCENT Speakers Bureau, said Giuliani might discuss endorsing a Republican presidential candidate during his speech. Portnoy said the show is a great opportunity to hear and learn from an inGiuliani was at the center of our country at a time of a national crisis, and students should be able to connect with him, he said. UF political science professor David Hedge said he expects the former mayor to have an interesting perspective on politics and national security concerns. A Q&A session will follow the speech. A moderator will ask selected audience questions submitted before the speech, Portnoy said. Security at the Phillips Center will be tightened Thursday night. All small bags will be checked and no backpacks will be allowed. Giuliani was mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001 and a Republican presidential candidate in 2008. He was recognized as Times Person of the Year in 2001. Alligator writer Rachel Rowan contributed to this story. ABOUT 25 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE EVENT AT THE CIVIC MEDIA CENTER. ANGELA TEGNELIAAlligator Contributing WriterAt a discussion Tuesday night about a controversial Gainesville power plant, even the youngest participant expressed concern. Ben Morris, 12, explained his feelings on the issue during the Q&A session of the presentation, which was hosted by the Civic Media Center. My teacher at school has a quote of the day, and I think this one goes along with the issue with GRU, he said. It goes, Dont ask the barber if you need a hair cut. The discussion was about a biomass plant project that broke ground in October. The plant will run on wood and household waste. About 25 people attended the discussion. The presentation was organized in order to keep the community informed, said Robby Czopek, a Civic Media Center staff member. During the presentation, a small, heated debate broke out between two audience members about where a por tion of the money for the project would be going. The event speaker, Paula Stahmer, said she believes the community. It is important to talk about this issue because there is a lot of misinformation out there, and this is an oppor tunity to set the record straight, Stahmer said. tion dedicated to providing resources for activists and dia, according to its website. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 David Carr / Alligator Civic Media Center board member Paula Stahmer talks to Gainesville residents Tuesday evening about a controversial power plant project. concerns at biomass discussion It is important to talk about this issue because there is a lot of misinformation out there, and this is an opportunity to set the record straight.Paula StahmerCivic Media Center board memberGiuliani Rudolph Giuliani to speak at Phillips Center on Thursday

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CITY ELECTIONS AND THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY WILL BE JAN. 31. JOVAHN HUERTASAlligator Contributing WriterThe Gainesville city elections are fast approaching, and, if two UF organizations have anything to say the polls. Elections, which will be on Jan. 31, will match eight candidates against one another for the at-large 1 seat of the Gainesville City Commission, three candidates for the District 1 seat and candidates for the Republican Presidential Prefer ence Primary. In the March city elections, 57 people voted at the Reitz Union polling site. UF College Democrats hopes to change the low number of student voters with its Vote 100 campaign, which aims to convince at least 100 UF students to vote this year. Kyle Pendergrass, vice president of political affairs for the UF College Democrats, said the campaign includes collecting students commitments to vote on either election day or in early voting, calling committed voters with reminders before the elections and offering rides to polling locations. In addition, members will be advertising outside the Reitz Union on election day. The campaign has been successful so far, gaining 26 cess] as easy as possible for voters, he said. The city elections may seem trivial to some students, Pender decisions on issues that directly affect student life, such as apartment rates and bus routes. Were here for four years, Pendergrass said. Its our home, and we need to have a voice in how the city does business. The UF College Republicans will also be active on election day. However, its strategy is a bit differ ent from previous years. focus is getting registered Republicans to the polls because the Republican Presidential Preference Primary is on the same day. On election day, we will be tabling on both Plaza of the Americas and Turlington Plaza with infor said. The primary and city candidates are placed on the same ballot, meaning voting in the primaries gives people the chance to vote in city on how the government is run, you must vote, he said. 12, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffUF College Democrats is offering voters free rides to polling locations, including the Supervisor of Elec tions County Administration building at 12 SE First St., for the Gainesville city elections on Jan. 31. UF organizations working to get more students out to vote JOVAHN HUERTASAlligator Contributing Writer Health care is changing in front of our eyes, he said. Graham Gallery about his life and career, the changing landscape of modern medicine and the essentials to success for all careers. Kini is the president and CEO of Miami Childrens Hospital. Kini, who is gency medicine and holds a masters degree in hospital administration, assumed his current position in 2008. was sponsored by the Indian Student Association. Most of our events are culturally based, and we wanted to bring something UF biology senior and president of ISA. fessionals to adapt to the Information Age. Data is exploding at four times the rate it used to every four months, he said. The solution is data has to come to you at the point of care. are the most important criteria to get a job today. At the end of the day, success comes from teamHospital CEO talks about career AYANA STEWARTAlligator Contributing WriterAbout 150 people attended a screening of a documentary about the por at the Reitz Union auditorium Tuesday night. Reitz Union Board Entertainment ditorium. Miss Representation focused on the sexualizing of women in todays media industries. It featured interviews and commentary from women such as comedian Margaret Cho, journalist and television host Lisa Ling and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Liz Martin, interim director of violence prevention at Peaceful Paths nior and Peaceful Paths intern Olivia Soutullo led a discussion panel after the movie. Martin said she was pleased with the overall outcome of the event. Peaceful Paths co-sponsored the event with the UF Womens Student Association and Student Government. Peaceful Paths intern and 19-yearold psychology and criminology sophomore Jasmine Esmailbegui said the documentary changed her perspective on media. The most substantial thing for me was how unaware I was that I was being bombarded, she said. I probably wont watch reality television ever again or buy another tabloid. Nineteen-year-old hospitality and tourism sophomore Kelly Colomberti is a member of the UF Womens Student Alliance and a self-proclaimed feminist and humanist. It was a powerful and concise way to get the message out in a way for peodont need to become defensive about the term and idea of feminism. No one loses when we respect women. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing Writer This will be the programs fourth semester teaching students in-depth software and computer development. nological industry. said the number of applicants for the program has been growing each semester, leading to increasingly overcrowded classes. theyre trying to do, see what problems theyre having, Dasilva Small, a UF computer science professor, will teach the Android Applicants are not required to be computer science majors but are expected to have experience with programming. If you you probably have enough experience, Dasilva said. versitys decision. Just because youre in college doesnt mean you cant acDasilva said. All you need is just a little push. If you really want an inMatt Pesek Paulo DasilvaKini About 150 people attended

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. $445 per bedroom-All inclusive! 3/3 TH!! Roommate match avail <1 mi from UF! Huge 24hr gym! free tanning, free HBO/showtime Call 352.377.2777 4-25-11-72-1 Student Friendly Apts. All-Inclusive 3/3s and 4/4s Starting at ONLY $369 352-336-3838 www.TheLandingsUF.com 4-25-72-1 Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-25-72-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 4-25-72-1 All-inclusive private suites ***4/4s @ $399*** Sign & Receive a $100 Gift Card!!! Free 42 Flat-Screen TV!!! 2 pools, 2 bus routes, tons of amenities LexingtonCrossingUF.com Call today! 373.9009 4-25-11-72-1 **ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY** Almost Full for Fall! 2BR/2BA w/Roommate Matching Available Direct Bus Route to Campus! www.EnclaveUf.com 376.0696 4-25-11-72-1 Gainesville Place Apts 4 BUS ROUTES TO UF! 4/4 Furnished & All-Inclusive ONLY $459 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-1 2/2s & 3/3s RMM Match HUGE Walk In Closet Prem Cable & Hi Speed Intrnt Incld 4-25-11-72-1 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalkapt.com 352-337-9098 4-25-72-1 MOVE IN TODAY! $9.99 to sign and $100 credit UPGRADED 4/4 ONLY $399 Text SANTAFE to 47464 for more! Now Leasing for FALL! 4-25-11-72-1 $795-2/2 Furnished Apt. On bus route, 1.5 miles to UF campus. W/D, AC, Cable and internet included. Pool, Fitness ctr., computer lab. No application fee. Yearly and monthly lease. 305-793-4290. 1-25-11-22-1 3/3s-ROOMATE MATCHING $424/person Call Today! 352-335-7656 4-25-12-65-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place youar ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 1/2 2nd MONTHS RENT!! SPACIOUS 1285 Sqft 3BDR ONLY $256/BED www.arborpark.com CALL TODAY!! 352-335-7275 4-25-11-72-2 1/1s Under $500 2/1s Under $600 $99 Move In Special! 352-372-7555 FrederickGardens.com 4-25-11-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-5382181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 No deposit!!! Huge 1/1s 2/2s 3/3s <1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym FREE tanning/FREE cable *Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777 Live the 180 Lifestyle! 4-25-11-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. ESCAPE THE ORDINARY 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 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 FULLY RENOVATEDDELUXE 3BR/BR Apartment Homes Internet, Pest Control, & Refuse Included Call for Details! 352-335-7656 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 $459 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! Pools Cardio Tanning Tennis Washer/Dryers HUGE Floor Plans! 377-7401 BoardwalkApt.com 4-25-11-72-2 Greenwich Green 2/2 for $869 Patio and Storage Closet Call 352-372-8100 4-25-11-72-2 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 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 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. Available Feb 1st. REDUCED to $850/mo. Prefer students or professionals 327-2931 or 376-6183 1-3111-15-2PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-6-12-21-2 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. 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 1-27-12-14-2 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 1-29-12-14-2 1/1 spacious apt, $500,quiet, private,trees, close to downtown and UF, bus to SFC, carpet & tile, pvt. patio w/locking gate, for calm, stable, mature people.1824 NW 9th St. 352 284 3873. postj@bellsouth.net 2-1-12-14-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/3BA house. Incredibly beautiful, clean, modern house. W/D provided, fireplace, vaulted ceilings, lg rooms. 2108 NW 8th Ct. Text or call 352-339-2342. $1550/mo. gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-9-2 AVAILABLE NOW!! WALK TO UF! Nice 2BR/1BA house. $450/ mo. Call Richard 371-4367 1-30-10-2 1 BED/1 BATH. Walk to Shands/UF. Great kitchen and bath with w/d, disposal, dishwasher. Overlooks creek and trees. Small pet ok. $535+ deposit. 352-371-9520, 352-317-2642 2-14-12-20-2 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 1-25-12-5-2 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 2-15-12-20-2 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 2-1512-20-2-2 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 laundry 3723783 2-15-12-20-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA house. Full size hottub on back screened porch. W/D incl, DW, carport. Across from one of nicest parks in Gville. 3413 NW 8th Ave. $1600/mo. Call or text 352339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-9-2

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14, ALLIGATOR Avail Aug 1st. 1BR/1BA house, fireplace, wood floors, W/D, 1 block from campus.106 SW 12th St. $525/mo. Call or text 352-3392342. website: gainesvillequalityrentalhous es.com 1-27-12-9-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA house. Very private backyard, btw UF & Santa Fe. W/D provided, pets OK, tile throughout. 1330 NW 39th St. Call 352-339-2342. $1200/mo. More info & pictures: gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-9-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA nice house close to campus. Fireplace, wood floors, nice private backyard, W/D included. 1105 NW 10th Ave. Call or text 352-339-2342. $1550/mo. More info on gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-7-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $650/mo + sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352-2153160 1-26-12-5-2 BOARDWALK 2/2 $500 Tennis & Pool Community Near UF 2701 SW 13th Street Sublet til July 31st @ $500/mo End Unit 980 Sq. Ft. 'Carlyle" Compare @ $699 $759. Move in today! Call Sharon @ 352-215-3198 2-3-12-10-2 ***5 BEDROOM HOUSE***Walk to Campus! Wood Floors. Lots of Parking. All appliances included. Call John @ 561-866-8234. 1-27-4-2 2, 3, 4, & 5 BR houses blocks to UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-359-3341/3595584 2-29-11-27-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 4/3 house 3514 nw7 pl $1500 4/2 house 610 nw 34 ter $1200 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 1-31-12-5-2 Tumblin' Creek condo! remodeled 1bed 1bath, balcony, wood floors, a/c, pantry, walk/ bike to uf, pets neg. $725. per/mo. University Mgt, Inc. Lic. real estate broker 373-7904 2-7-12-10-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. One Bedroom Apartment to Sub-Lease Williamsburg Village Apartments Furnished or UnFurnished Flexible Availability 2 blocks south of Shands Hospital 352-376-1253 ask for Val 1-31-12-5-3 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 4-25-72-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 1-30-11-20-4 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 District on 62nd: 1/1 in female 3/3 furn apt $407/mo, incl utils credit, cable, HS internet. Near Mall, UF & SFC, on bus rte. Move in 2/1/12 w/lease end 7/31/12. Some fees apply. Criminal background check, 352-514-2942 1-31-12-5-4 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 1-30-12-15-5CONDO FOR SALE SPARROW3BR/2.5BA, 2-story. Approximately 1700 sq. ft., completely renovated. $65,000. Please call Drew 316-4465 2-10-12-20-5 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

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ALLIGATOR 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 Two brand new Sealy double sized, firm mattresses, bought from Sears, still in packag ing, never used. Each cost $500 new. Make offer for one or both call 352 337 6011. 1-31-12-5-10 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 4-25-12-72-11 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 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 TOP PRICES PAID! Call Anytime 352-443-1100 1-31-11-65-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES All vehicles $0 down! No credit check!!!! Cash vehicles $999 and up! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES Bring W2 and drive home today! Over 150 vehicles in stock! Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 92 Eagle Talon $999 94 Ford Taurus $999 94 Toyota Camry $1500 98 Oldsmobile Intregue $1500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 Nissan Altima $6999 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 02 Toyota Camry $6999 04 Chevy Astro $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 98 Dodge Ram $3999 95 Chevy Blazer $3999 02 Chevy Blazer $4999 99 Dodge Durango $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 Sunrise Auto Sales Bring W2 and drive home today! 30 Day Warranty! No Credit Check! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES No credit check! Cars, Trucks, SUVs & Vans 30 Day Warranty 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 04 Honda Accord $7999 04 Chevy Impala $7999 02 Honda Odyssey $7999 01 Toyota Solara $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 05 Dodge Durango $9999 05 Ford F150 $10,999 06 Saturn Ion $11,999 07 Ford Mustang $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 Dodge Neon $1999 00 Hyundai Elantra $1999 02 Kia Spectra $2999 01 Olds Alero $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 94 Cadillac SLS $1999 99 Acura Integra $3999 099 Buick Century $3999 95 Chevy Camero $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 97 Ford Explorer $1999 97 Landrover Discovery $2999 98 Chevy Venture $2999 98 Chevy Astro $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 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. 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. 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

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16, ALLIGATOR 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 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 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 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 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 FT NANNIES NEEDED NOW: 18 mon/ triplets; M-F 8-5; prev. exp; LONG TERM COMMIT ONLY! Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix, & schedule to info@noah sarknanny.com 1-27-12-15-14 Marketing Assistant Heat Pipe Technology Inc, a local manufacturer is looking for a part time marketing assistant: 10-20 hours per week at $10/hour. Flexible schedule. Please respond to: sales@heatpipe.com 1-25-12-10-14 DOMINOS PIZZA NOW HIRINGClosing Drivers. $100/night Guaranteed. 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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Gators High in Preseason RankingsFloridas baseball team checked in at No. 1 in Tuesdays Baseball America preseason poll, while the softball team came in at No. 2 in the USA Today/NFCA poll.Gators Find Replacement for PantoniFlorida has hired Jon Haskins to replace departed recruiting coordinator Mark Pantoni, who left last month to join Urban Meyers staff at Ohio State. Haskins previously worked in the same role at Nevada and Stanford. After suffering injuries to both ankles, sophomore Mackenzie Caquatto has returned to competition for UFs gymnastics team. See story, page 19. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffSophomore guard Scottie Wilbekin is playing 3.4 fewer minutes per game this season after the additions of freshman Brad Beal and junior Mike Rosario to Floridas backcourt rotation. MENS BASKETBALL JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer SEE HOOPS, PA GE 20 JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer SEE W-HOOPS, PA GE 20Tom: John: -Which spring sport is most likely to bring home a title?Butler SEE RALL Y, PA GE 20THE RALL Y T om Greentwitter: @tomas_verde John Boothetwitter: @jjboothe With all the good players on this team, you cant really get mad because every person on the team is a good player, so you just got to get in the game and work your hardest.Scottie WilbekinUF sophomore guard

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 19Alligator File PhotoSophomore Mackenzie Caquatto returned to UFs bar rotation last Friday. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffJunior tennis player Lauren Embree, who clinched the NCAA title for the Gators last season, is ranked No. 25 in the ITA individual rankings to start the year. FLORIDA HOSTS TROY TODAY AT 3 P.M. IN LINDER STADIUM. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer When a championship team returns all of its starters the following season, one word immediately comes to mind repeat. For the No. 1 Florida womens tennis team, a second straight national championship is clearly in the crosshairs. The Gators will begin their road back to the NCAA Championships on Wednesday when they host Troy at 3 p.m. in Linder Stadium. Under the guidance of Roland Thornqvist, who could notch his 250th victory as Floridas coach with a win Wednesday, the Gators are returning all seven players from last years team. Thornqvist, however, says that expectations this year are no different than in years past. Our players almost every year in my 11 years here have had the same goal, he said. We dont really talk about those things, honestly. We try to make each month its own chapter and try to improve individually month by month. With the team returning every player, the Gators are more mature and deeper than they were last year and have become close-knit. Were great friends on the team, junior Lauren Embree said. We dont have any problems, so that just really helps the team and thats probably a big part (of) why we did so well last year. Embree is one of three Gators currently ranked in the top 25 nationally. Joining the 25th-ranked Embree are No. 3 Allie Will and No. 4 Joanna Mather. No. 41 Alex Cercone will also play major roles on the team. Yet where many teams lag behind in the the Gators are extremely strong. Junior Caroline Hitimana and sophomore Olivia Janowicz were a combined 32-3 in singles play last year. Earlier this month, Hitimana won the consolation singles title at the Freeman Memorial Championship in Las Vegas. Its all part of the Gators pedigree, says Thornqvist. Thats why we try to recruit successful junior players, players who are not only skilled but theyre used to winning. With nationally ranked teams like North Carolina, Duke, Stanford and Baylor on the schedule, repeating as national champions will be no cakewalk. Its very hard to repeat, and we have the same team, so were all just going to work as hard as we can and hopefully the hard work will pay off, Embree said. Following Wednesdays opener, the Gators have a home match against UCF before opening a daunting month of February during which they play No. 2 Stanford, No. 8 North Carolina, No. 18 Florida State and No. 42 South Florida. Every time we set out to practice, our goal is obviously May, Will said. But we have a lot of tough teams to play before then, and I think the goal is just to get better every day and be as well prepared in May as we possibly can.No. 1 Gators begin NCAA title defenseGYMNAS TICS LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer When Mackenzie Caquatto sprained and tore ligaments in both of her ankles last September world team, her dreams also snapped. After Caquatto landed short on her doublepike dismount on balance beam, she suffered a bilateral ankle sprain, taking her out of the running to make the U.S. team for the 2011 World Championships and Pan American Games. The U.S. roster, which Caquatto would have likely made if she could have remained healthy, was announced two days after her injuries occurred. I was obviously aiming to make the world team, Caquatto said. Not only did my ankles hurt, but I actually hurt inside because of all of the work I put in that summer. I had expectations and they kind of all just went away in the blink of an eye. Because of all the pain and swelling she felt in her ankles, Caquatto said she couldnt sleep for three weeks. Throughout that period, she couldnt walk and was forced to remain in a wheelchair. Floridas coaching staff was worried that Caquatto, who was a key contributor on beam and uneven bars for the Gators last year as a freshman, could possibly miss the majority of the 2012 season. When you have severe ligament tears in both ankles, its worse than a break, coach Rhonda Faehn said. Caquatto rehabbed with her athletic trainer three times a day and took part in physical ther apy sessions twice a week. She also visited her chiropractor weekly. When not in rehab or physical therapy, she wore two protective boots. On a scale of 1-10, Caquatto said her desire to get back to competing was at a . It was killing me that I couldnt be out there, she said. habilitation, Caquatto made her season debut on the bars against Kentucky last Friday, recording a solid 9.775. It was a great return for her, Faehn said. She still was a little tentative on the landing, so she didnt necessarily go for the stick, which is the season against No. 1 Arkansas, No. 24 Maryland and Bridgeport on Friday night, Caquatto will compete on bars again. Also, Faehn said Caquatto would join the beam lineup within the next month and return of the season. While Caquatto averaged an exceptionally high 9.86 on both bars and beam last season, she said she sees herself returning back to prime form by years end. Hopefully, by the end of the season, Ill get back up there, Caquatto said. Caquatto returns from serious injuries I had expectations and they kind of all just went away in the blink of an eye.Mackenzie CaquattoUF gymnast

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With all the good players on this team, you cant really get mad because every person on the team is a good player, so you just got to get in the game and work your hardest, Wilbekin said. Though Wilbekin has improved his outside shooting age points to 33.3 percent, the most important facet he has added to his game has been his maturity level on the court. In practices and during games, Wilbekin said Donovan has had to remind the Gators to have a short memory when facing adversity on the road. If you have one guy whos upset because he missed two free throws and hes running back on defense and hes not tuned into whats going on, youre going to break down, Donovan said. Those are things, maturity-wise, that you have to understand that youre not getting that play back. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. 20, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 HOOPS, from page 17Wilbekin more mature, improving 3-point shotBarring late signees, Florida will only have four, with just two standing 6 foot 2 inches or taller. UGA will have six at least that tall, and UK, A&M and UT will all have three or more. Butler has nabbed forward Christen Mercer and guards Sydney Moss, Chandler Cooper and January Miller in her latest recruiting class. Moss and Cooper are ranked No. 50 and No. 51, respectively, in the 2012 ESPNU HoopGurlz 100 and boast four-star rankings along with Miller. Mercer a 6-foot, three-star prospect is the Gators only post player signed. collegiate level, does not concern Butler in regards to who she will put out on the court next season. We also have in that freshman class Sydney Moss, who can play [power forward], Christen Mercer, who can play [power forward], Butler said. Anyone we add in late signing would have to work with what we already have. Butler puts a lot of trust in the forwards and centers she does recruit by not seeking out other top talent at those positions. The 2012 ESPNU HoopGurlz 100 lists three Floridian 6-footers in Alexis Prince, Macy Keen and Hillary Fuller, but none of them considered signing with the Gators. In her last three classes, Butler has signed eight high school prospects and only three of them have been for wards or centers. The highest-ranked recruit of the trio Deaundra Young from the 2010 class transferred before the start of this season. In addition to her heavy recruitment of perimeter prep players, Butler also added two JUCO transfers prior to last season in Lanita Bartley and Deana Allen, both of whom are guards. may be Floridas emphasis on the transition game. The Gators have employed a three-guard lineup since Butlers arrival and switched to a more up-tempo style at the beginning of last season. However, Butler shot down that notion, remarking, It just seems that way. Butler said that she is always recruiting and that Flor ida is currently evaluating some potential late signees to add to its 2012 haul. Already guard-heavy, its possible Butler will be looking to add some much-needed size to the paint. Were really excited about the class weve assembled, Butler said. Were looking at someone that can complement those freshmen. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. W-HOOPS, from page 17ites like Maryland and Northwestern. Just last season, the Gators shocked the collegiate lacrosse landscape when they beat the 2011 NCAA champion Wildcats at home to win UF returns 11 of 12 starters all sophomores and juniors from an Elite Eight team that went 16-4 overall and 5-0 in ALC play. Though the Gators are still a young team, theyve had no problems learning how to win quickly. Tom: from Mile? This guys no [expletive] MC, I know everything hes got to say against me. Look Boothe, while I admire your preemptive strike to shoot down my argument, youve only scratched the surface as to why Kevin OSullivan and his boys have the best chance to snag an NCAA title. Yes, the Gators return their weekend rotation of Hudson Randall, Brian Johnson and Karsten Whitson, but they also add a formidable midweek starter in freshman Johnny Magliozzi. According to scouting reports, Magliozzi has a monster curveball, a fastball that hits in the 90s and a kneebuckling changeup. Oh, and hes not afraid to get in the face of opposing batters when he rings them up. Hes a real-life Kenny Powers, really. Mix that in with the versatile Johnson, Whitson and the most-feared redhead since the Childs Play movies, and youre looking at the best college rotation. And at this level, pitching wins titles. John: One ... two ... yep, thats three pop culture references in one retort. I would say Im impressed, Tom, but you beat me to it and already humble-bragged on Twitter. @Tomas_Verde: Rallying w/ @JJBoothe for tomorrows paper. Just worked in 8 Mile, Eastbound and Down and Childs Play references within words of each other While youre busy pining for retweets, Im trying to give the readers substance. Though both certainly return a wealth of talent, Florida lacrosse has something UF baseball doesnt the best offensive player in the game. Gators attacker Kitty Cullen spent her AllAmerican sophomore campaign leading the nation in scoring during the regular season with 77 goals and had a hat trick in 16 of the Gators 20 games. When she wasnt peppering opponents on one of her four six-goal games, Cullen was challenging the NCAA record books. She owns the second-fastest goal to start a game in NCAA history, needing just eight seconds to score last April against Penn State. In many ways, Cullens offensive jump following a 31-goal freshman season mirrors her teams inaugural 2010 season, in which the Who knows if its the top-notch facilities or training in the Florida heat, but the sudden improvements UF saw with Cullen and the rest of its team arent seen very often in any sport. Tom: Pining for retweets? If anything, I was just teasing our loyal readers for what to look forward to today and trying to give you a much-needed bump in followers. While Cullen is a force to be reckoned with, the baseball team also happens to tout one of the best offensive players in the game in Zunino. You remember him, right Boothe? After all, you did mention the reigning Southeastern Conference Player of the Year earlier. Zunino led Florida in a multitude of offensive categories: total bases (178), hits (98), runs (75), doubles (23), home runs (19), slugging percentage (.674) and on-base percentage (.442) all as a sophomore. Zuninos back to not only wreak havoc on opposing pitchers, but to handle Floridas loaded pitching staff, too. His defense and ability to help call games with Sully are vital, but his offensive contributions cant be overlooked. Oh, and Zunino has protection throughout the batting order in the form of Johnson, Nolan Fontana, Austin Maddox and Preston Tucker. That lineup should have you scared to death, scared to look and shook, because theres no such thing as halfway crooks and this team stands the best chance to go all the way. John: Aside from Cullen, the Gators also have an arsenal of offensive weapons. Juniors Ashley Bruns and Brittany Dashiell are both known, potent scorers, but Florida still has a few surprises left to spring on its opponents this season. Coach Amanda OLeary has become arguably the best recruiter in womens lacrosse, current crop of juniors was part of OLearys No. 1 rated class, according to Inside Lacrosse, and this years third-ranked haul is no slouch either, with four of the seven freshmen ranked in the top 20. By the end of this season these players will be doing more than just contributing, theyll championship trophy. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org and John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. RALLY, from page 17Donovan UF W omens Bask etball



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 86 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Editorial Board endorses Ron Paul in presidential primaryTexas congressman is the best choice for students, pg 6. Zebra dung may help in development of biofuelA bacterium in the waste may make biofuel cheaper, pg 8. Sophomore guard Scottie Wilbekin said he is comfortable with contributing off the bench in UFs backcourt. See story, page 17 Lowe talks jobs, quality of life in addressThe Gainesville mayor delivered the State of the City speech Tuesday afternoon, pg. 4. 81 /55 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffStudents wait in line to talk to a representative from Ryder Logistics and Transportation Solutions Worldwide at the Career Showcase in the OConnell Center on Tuesday afternoon. ABOUT 230 COMPANIES ARE PARTICIPATING. CHRIS BURGAlligator Contributing Writer More employers recruit at Spring Career ShowcaseSEE SHOWCASE, PAGE 5 NICOLE CUCCAROAlligator Contributing Writer SNAP adds more stops to Sorority Row for safety JOY KINGAlligator Contributing Writer About 200 turned away at gyms due to computer issueHightower There has been a consistent increase in the number of hires last year.Elaine DorseyCRC assistant director of employee relations

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News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 106 ISSUE 86 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 TODAYFORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY 83/60 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/55 THUNDER STORMS 73/46 SUNNY 68/38 PARTLY CLOUDY 74/45 SATURDAYSUNDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WHATS HHAPPENING?Puppy Hill Fundraiser at The Gelato Company Today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Gelato Company Fundraiser benefiting Puppy Hill Farm Animal Rescue, a nokill shelter in Gainesville. Say Puppy Hill at the register. There will be puppies. Radical About Christ Bible Study Today, 5 p.m. Little Hall, Room 201 Radical About Christ is a new organization that seeks to promote awareness about Christianity through community service, Bible discussions, workshops and programs. Krav Maga Today, 6 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Join a certified Krav Maga instructor for a high-energy, cardiovascular workout while learning the skills of self defense. Golden Keys First General Body Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Turlington, Room L011 Come to Golden Keys first meeting to learn about events and opportunities this semester. There will be free pizza, soda, a guest speaker, a presentation from the Princeton Review and a fundraiser at the Gelato Company directly after the meeting. The Maya Mystery of 2012: End of Time or Endless Time? Today, 8 p.m. Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom For 2012: The Final Year Theme Week, RUB Entertainment presents Susan Milbrath, curator of Latin American Art and Archaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and author of Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars. She will unravel the mystery sur rounding the Maya calendar and its end date of Dec. 21. Learn what the Mayans really had to say about this date and how it relates to their sophisticated integration of the calendar with astronomy. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about this and other events, become a fan of RUB Entertainment on Facebook. City of Gainesvilles Arbor Day Celebration Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thomas Center, 302 NE Sixth Ave. The City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the City Beautification Board and the Thomas Center Associates present a free celebration of Arbor Day. There will be a tour of the Thomas Center Gardens from 11:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. From noon to 1 p.m., Gainesville will celebrate its 28th year as a an amazing service trip to Honduras this summer with Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author, and the UF Hillel. The trip will consist of building a house for a family with HIV/AIDS and time to scuba dive in what is considered to be the worlds second best diving location. All students who go on this trip will have an oppor tunity to get certified before the trip. BBQ with Scott Fried Sunday, 1 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author, will share his story about how he started the AIDS support group which the musical RENT is based on and enjoy some free BBQ. Help Heal Haiti Benefit Concert Sunday, 7 p.m. 2925 NW 39th Ave. First Assembly of God and Projects for Haiti will be hosting the benefit concert. All proceeds from this event will benefit the March 2012 mission trips. There is an $8 suggested donation and refreshments will be available. There will be per formances by local artists: Jon Lash, Benji Kuriakose of Built to Be Broken, Ryan Galloway, David Pegg and more. Impact Autism @ UF General Meeting Monday, 4:00 p.m. Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy Building, Room 1101 Join Impact Autism for its final general meeting of the new year. Come and see how you can get involved this semester and learn what the club has planned. Check out the Facebook group Impact Autism @ UF for more information. 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. Tree City USA by planting 56 magnolia trees at the Thomas Center. Music and refreshments will be provided at the celebration. For more infor mation, visit cbb.cityofgainesville.org. The Closet Monologues with Scott Fried Thursday, 8 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author, will discuss many of the challenges and responsibilities facing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth. The program deals with how societal shame can transform into internalized self-hatred and thereby cause a multiplicity of risk behaviors. Program discussions also include disclosure issues and what it really means to be in the closet or out. This event is co-sponsored by UF Hillel, SG LGBTQ Student Affairs Cabinet, LGBT Affairs and Pride Student Union The Marvin Harris 2012 Lecture Friday, 4 p.m. Turlington, Room L011 The lecture, entitled The Juridical Hospital: Claiming the Right to Health in Brazilian Courts, is organized by the Department of Anthropology in collaboration with the Center for Latin American Studies. Featured speaker will be Joo Biehl of Princeton University, professor of anthropology and co-director of the Program in Global Health and Health Policy. Oneg with Scott Fried Friday, 7:30 p.m. UF Hillel, 202 W. University Ave. Join UF Hillel for Reform, Conservative or Traditional Shabbat services, followed by a free Kosher dinner. Following Shabbat there will be a free Oneg with Scott Fried, international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator and author. Theatre Strike Force @ GatorNights Friday, 9 p.m. Orange & Brew Come for the smiling faces, stay for the improv comedy. 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STUDENTS CAN DEBATE THEIR OPINIONS ON TOUCH-SCREEN PANELS IN PUGH HALL. JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterUF students can get technical and technological with their opinions at the launch of the Bob Graham Center for Public Services Civil Debate Wall tonight. The Wall Launch Party will be at Pugh Hall from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All students are invited. Five 46-by-26-inch touch-screen panels comprise the Civil Debate Wall, which displays a question each week about public policy. This weeks question is Should children of undocumented immigrants be able to attend public schools? Students visiting the wall can answer with yes or no, and then defend their opinions in a 140-char acter statement. Participants can debate with others and track responses to their posts via email or text message. The centers policy council partnered with AdWerks, UF Ad Societys student-run advertising agency, to make said Shelby Taylor, a spokeswoman for the center. Civildebatewall.com shows about 300 registered users, Taylor said. About 180 students responded to last weeks question. We wanted to see if there was a way in which we could leverage digital technology with social media to get students talking about something more than simply just a status update, Taylor said. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Lauren Adamson / AlligatorStudents voice their opinions interactively on the Bob Graham Center for Public Services Civil Debate Wall in Pugh Hall. Civil Debate Wall debuts on campus AYANA STEWARTAlligator Contributing WriterThree Gators-themed buses hit the streets Monday. UF partnered with Gainesvilles Regional Transit System to bring the buses to Gainesville, said Chip Skinner, spokesman for RTS. The buses arrived in Gainesville from California in December but could not run until license plate tags were available. the slogan The Gator Nation is Everywhere. They took about a year to make, he said. Skinner said campus development funds, which are provided by the Florida legislature and allow state-run universities to develop transportation and other infrastructure. Skinner estimates that each bus cost UF $415,000. The three buses are currently running on routes 43, 35 and 28. Skinner said the spirited buses were proposed and designed to highlight RTSs partnership with UF. Revenue from UF and Santa Fe College will account for more than according to a news release. We worked in conjunction with UF to get the design approved and then get them on the buses once they were, Skinner said. Since we do get a lot of advertising and bus wraps out on the road, we start thinking of ways that we can make the buses stand out more to the public.Gators-themed buses started running on campus MondayThe buses are running on routes 43, 35 and 28 We wanted to see if there was a way in which we could leverage digital technology with social media ... Shelby TaylorCenter for Public Service spokeswomanSkinner

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 Erik Knudsen / AlligatorGainesville Mayor Craig Lowe speaks at the State of the City address on Tuesday afternoon at the Hippodrome State Theatre. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterIn the annual State of the City address, Mayor Craig Lowe discussed ways to increase Gainesvilles job base and strengthen the downtown area to bolster the citys quality of life. Lowe spoke to a crowd of about 70 people about what the city has done in the past year and his plans for the upcoming year. A high quality of living and a diverse population are Gainesvilles greatest advantages, Lowe said. The city plans to keep developing Downtown, he said. The state of Gainesvilles economy is strong and growIn 2012, Gainesville will see the holistic view of Innovation Square come to life, he said. We are continuing to see a renaissance in the heart of our A new, innovative bus system that is in the works is an integral part of the transportation changes happening in the city, Lowe said. Earlier this year, Gainesville was named the city with the shortest commute time in Florida and 19th best commute time in the country, Lowe said, citing data analyzed by the Orlando Business Journal and collected by the U.S. Census Bureau. On Oct. 18, the U.S. Department of Transportation granted Gainesvilles Regional Transit System $9 million, he said. Increased transportation will help people experience the culture of downtown Gainesville, Lowe said. We must do our best to maintain our identity and keep Gainesville Mayor talks jobs, quality of life in State of the City address LOCa AL CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing WriterA UF woman could be the next face of Cheerwine. The second annual Miss Cheerwine contest is open to Florida women ages 21 to 25. ter the contest, because Cheerwine expanded distribution into Florida in October. Its a great opportunity for young women to have the experience of a lifetime by exploring the South and connecting with a loy, a 25-year-old senior account coordinarepresents Cheerwine. The winner of this years Miss Cheer wine contest will also promote Cheerwine throughout the U.S. Malloy said the companys goal is to make the brand available in all 50 states by the companys 100th anniversary in 2017. Participants living in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia are eligible to apply for the contest through Cheerwines Facebook page until March 5. The contest started Jan. 17. Due to the popularity of last years Miss Cheerwine contest, Cheerwine will let fans decide the winner, Malloy said. by the company starting April 2. A winner will be announced through Cheerwines Facebook page around April 28, Malloy said. Cheerwine was created in 1917 by general store owner L. D. Peeler in Salisbury, N.C. The drink was introduced to Florida for Victoria Colson, a 21-year-old public relations junior, said she is a fan of Cheerwine, but she does not plan to participate in the contest. dont think I would [participate] because I Julie Rothe, an 18-year-old information systems freshman, said she has liked Cheer wine for about two months. medicine. Plus, I like being able to drink out Aside from not being a Florida resident or of age, Rothe said she would be interested in participating in the contest. That would be awesome to travel she said. Being called Miss Cheerwine Miss Cheerwine competition looking for southern woman Its a pretty tasty drink. Its like medicine.Julie RotheUF freshman

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since we were here in the fall, Rogers said. There has been a consistent increase in the number of hires since the The expanded participation has led to other job and internship opportunities for students and alumni. nounced plans to develop an information The center will bring about 20 full-time receiving a call back from a potential showcase. There were a lot more high-end emchance. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer ognized the work of Glenda Frederick, the ment. SG will suffer with [her] absence, said former Student Senate President and 2001thanked Frederick for being a resource, a role model and a friend for more than 25 get a minute of it. During the meeting, the Senate also The clause states that during fall and summer terms, three unexcused or four combined unexcused and excused absences from the Senate will constitute resignation. nal approval at the next meeting. This amendment increases the number members are needed to make a decision, and four of the members need to agree in order to make a decision. ALLIGATOR, 5 Emily Doyle / AlligatorSen. Monya Sharp gives Senate Program Assistant Glenda Frederick a farewell hug at Tuesdays Student Senate meeting. STUDENT GOVERNMENTLongtime Student Senate assistant retires SHOWCASE, from page 1Local shipping center to bring about 20 jobs There were a lot more highend employers as opposed to last year.Paul PolitoUF junior

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Are you participating in this semesters Career Showcase?51% YES 49% NO41 TOTAL VOTESTuesdays question: Is your rent going up next year? We Pick PaulEditorial Board endorses Texas congressmanO Paul, R-Texas. drugs? Ignoring campus preachers will stop hateA tution. Abdul Zalikha is a biology and English junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Abdul Zalikhaopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 For those who have read or watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy, it can be easy to desire the sort of world J.R.R. Tolkien portrayed. The Shire, an idealistic agrarian community on the western edge of Middle Earth, appears to be a world of social and economic bliss. There, hobbits peacefully engage in their day-to-day business: growing crops, selling simple goods and ending a hard days work with a pint of ale at The Green Dragon. It is enough to make one nostalgic for a world that never truly existed, and it prompts the question: Is this sort of realm possible? As it turns out, many economists and philosophers have asked the same question. As silly as it sounds, the model of the Shire has been a foundational building block for the niche economic theory of distributism. For those who are suspicious of both socialism and laissez-faire capitalism, distributism is often presented as a third way. The basic principle of distributism is simple: The means of production should be dispersed as widely as possible among individuals, rather than belonging to a government (as it is in communism or socialism) or by a few corporations (as in most capitalist systems). Thus farms, shops and the like are owned by families and groups of friends rather than by gargantuan entities. It certainly sounds like a paradigm with which Bilbo and Frodo would be familiar. For the cynics among us, this sounds like a dubious proposition. This system may work well for an agrarian community, but cer tainly not on a wide scale. A small unit of localized compatriots surely could not construct an airplane factory, build a skyscraper or manufacture iPhones as corporations can. However, if we truly are so enamored with living in a mechanized, centralized and mass-produced world, why do our hearts long for the Shire and its beautiful simplicity? That is the question modern distributists wish to arouse. Have we, like the dwarfs of Moria, dug too greedily and too deeply? On the sur face, the beloved progress of the modern age has provided us with great bounties. Massive corporations supply us with the cheap products we so desire, and a bloated government offers us unlimited safety (as long as it retains the ability to borrow money from future generations). local communities. We live off food harvested around the globe and cling to shallow friendships across vast social networks. Would the hobbits of Middle Earth truly recognize this as real life? More to the point, would our ancestors? They lived in a world governed by daily interaction among a fellowship of crucial economic actors, every person an integral cog in the local economy. These relationships were far more meaningful Alas, we have long since passed the point where distributism could be viable economically. The modern age has seen to that. The political and economic paradigm has become one of capitalism versus socialism with no room for the poor hobbits in between. Yet, as Tolkien himself wrote, Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. The basic tenants of distributism can still resound in all of us. Liberals of the green movement can fully embrace the principles of localism, and conservatives can sympathize with the traditional society such an economic system implies. The famous conservative thinker G.K. Chesterton, one of the founding fathers of distributism, loved to repeat the famous rallying cry, three acres and a cow. At the risk of sounding like a backwards traditionalist, if that was good enough for the hobbits of the Shire, its good enough for me. Luke Bailey is a history junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays.Shire from Lord of the Rings an ideal economic modelColumnAnother semester has come, and with it, more tuition for students to stress over. According to the College Board, if a student enrolled in 2010, he or she can expect to pay $33,300 for a four-year public university a 7.9 percent increase in the last decade. In fact, college costs have steadily risery semester students (and their parents) are spending a larger percentage of their salaries on education, leading to an average studentloan debt of $20,000 by graduation. Considering a quarter of those students will pay even more including late fees, its not surprising that 7.2 percent of students That means more than a million people end their pursuit of higher education every year because university tuition is out of control. Those are millions of doctors, lawyers and corporate executives this country loses. Its not just the possibility of losing some great minds, but also the social mobility that higher education brings. Studies have consistently shown a college degree results in a higher salary and with it, a higher standing in society. But with tuition becoming so expensive and more lower-middle-class students mobility becomes less and less likely. In fact, a 2010 report issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development showed that in the United States, parental dent achievement out of all OECD countries. Western Europe, where heavily funded universities dominate, is where social mobility seems to be most prevalent. The estimated tuition cost at UF for the fall of 2011 was $5,657. When you account for books, supplies and health insur ance, that cost easily increases by about $2,000. However, in Sweden, schools dont charge any tuition for citizens of any European Union nation. In Germany, univer sities such as the Berlin School of Economics and Law charge a mere $325 a semester; in Spain, college can cost as little as $25 per credit. But the idea of the U.S. adopting such education policies seems highly unlikely. Even with an important election coming up this year, no candidate has talked about education reform. And why should they? College students have consistently come to the polls with low turnout. From a politicians point of view, why spend energy courting the approval of a re-election capabilities? And with budget cuts being introduced by Congress and Gov. Scott, its not surprising that Americas education system is in a defunct state. By cutting waste in the government and redirecting formerly squandered money to the U.S. Department of Education, a free university could be possible. Eliminating Satur day mail delivery alone could save about $3 billion a year, and if we terminate the Governnal hearing information online, we could save $8 billion. Those are two things that could potentially bring more than $11 billion in new grants and scholarships annually without one tax increase. But this type of change seems to be a distant dream until college students get more involved in politics and force government to hear their needs. Cody Futch is an economics freshman at UF. Congress should pay more attention to needs of college studentsGuest columnCody FutchSpeaking Out Luke Baileyopinions@alligator.org

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ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator Writer vation Square. area. in 2010. ers and restaurants. 8ALLIGATOR Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffCommissioner Randy Wells and Linda Dixon, UFs assistant director of Facilities, Planning and Construction discuss Innovation Square on Tuesday afternoon at a special economic development meeting at City Hall. MEMBERS OF SONS OF GRAFFITI ARRESTED TUESDAY. JON SILMANAlligator Staff Writer SAMANTHA FRANCOAlligator Contributing Writer into it. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer Wednesday. tion. date. said. Unite Party to announce presidential candidate Animals are a lot more creative than we think, though its not intentional.Jonathan Miotdirector of the Santa Fe College Teaching ZooBonarrigo It would function like a neighborhood association, but with a lot more pull.Ed PoppellInnovation Square project overseerBacteria in dung may produce cheaper enzyme to make biofuel

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DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. ALEX MASIAlligator Contributing WriterGainesville will receive the insight of a former presidential candidate days before the Florida Republican primary. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will speak at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. on Thursday. He will receive $65,000 for his appearance. Doors open at 7 p.m. Seating basis. No ticket is necessary, and the show is free and open to the public. Corey Portnoy, chairman of ACCENT Speakers Bureau, said Giuliani might discuss endorsing a Republican presidential candidate during his speech. Portnoy said the show is a great opportunity to hear and learn from an inGiuliani was at the center of our country at a time of a national crisis, and students should be able to connect with him, he said. UF political science professor David Hedge said he expects the former mayor to have an interesting perspective on politics and national security concerns. A Q&A session will follow the speech. A moderator will ask selected audience questions submitted before the speech, Portnoy said. Security at the Phillips Center will be tightened Thursday night. All small bags will be checked and no backpacks will be allowed. Giuliani was mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001 and a Republican presidential candidate in 2008. He was recognized as Times Person of the Year in 2001. Alligator writer Rachel Rowan contributed to this story. ABOUT 25 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE EVENT AT THE CIVIC MEDIA CENTER. ANGELA TEGNELIAAlligator Contributing WriterAt a discussion Tuesday night about a controversial Gainesville power plant, even the youngest participant expressed concern. Ben Morris, 12, explained his feelings on the issue during the Q&A session of the presentation, which was hosted by the Civic Media Center. My teacher at school has a quote of the day, and I think this one goes along with the issue with GRU, he said. It goes, Dont ask the barber if you need a hair cut. The discussion was about a biomass plant project that broke ground in October. The plant will run on wood and household waste. About 25 people attended the discussion. The presentation was organized in order to keep the community informed, said Robby Czopek, a Civic Media Center staff member. During the presentation, a small, heated debate broke out between two audience members about where a por tion of the money for the project would be going. The event speaker, Paula Stahmer, said she believes the community. It is important to talk about this issue because there is a lot of misinformation out there, and this is an oppor tunity to set the record straight, Stahmer said. tion dedicated to providing resources for activists and dia, according to its website. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 David Carr / Alligator Civic Media Center board member Paula Stahmer talks to Gainesville residents Tuesday evening about a controversial power plant project. concerns at biomass discussion It is important to talk about this issue because there is a lot of misinformation out there, and this is an opportunity to set the record straight.Paula StahmerCivic Media Center board memberGiuliani Rudolph Giuliani to speak at Phillips Center on Thursday

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CITY ELECTIONS AND THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY WILL BE JAN. 31. JOVAHN HUERTASAlligator Contributing WriterThe Gainesville city elections are fast approaching, and, if two UF organizations have anything to say the polls. Elections, which will be on Jan. 31, will match eight candidates against one another for the at-large 1 seat of the Gainesville City Commission, three candidates for the District 1 seat and candidates for the Republican Presidential Prefer ence Primary. In the March city elections, 57 people voted at the Reitz Union polling site. UF College Democrats hopes to change the low number of student voters with its Vote 100 campaign, which aims to convince at least 100 UF students to vote this year. Kyle Pendergrass, vice president of political affairs for the UF College Democrats, said the campaign includes collecting students commitments to vote on either election day or in early voting, calling committed voters with reminders before the elections and offering rides to polling locations. In addition, members will be advertising outside the Reitz Union on election day. The campaign has been successful so far, gaining 26 cess] as easy as possible for voters, he said. The city elections may seem trivial to some students, Pender decisions on issues that directly affect student life, such as apartment rates and bus routes. Were here for four years, Pendergrass said. Its our home, and we need to have a voice in how the city does business. The UF College Republicans will also be active on election day. However, its strategy is a bit differ ent from previous years. focus is getting registered Republicans to the polls because the Republican Presidential Preference Primary is on the same day. On election day, we will be tabling on both Plaza of the Americas and Turlington Plaza with infor said. The primary and city candidates are placed on the same ballot, meaning voting in the primaries gives people the chance to vote in city on how the government is run, you must vote, he said. 12, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffUF College Democrats is offering voters free rides to polling locations, including the Supervisor of Elections County Administration building at 12 SE First St., for the Gainesville city elections on Jan. 31. UF organizations working to get more students out to vote JOVAHN HUERTASAlligator Contributing Writer Health care is changing in front of our eyes, he said. Graham Gallery about his life and career, the changing landscape of modern medicine and the essentials to success for all careers. Kini is the president and CEO of Miami Childrens Hospital. Kini, who is gency medicine and holds a masters degree in hospital administration, assumed his current position in 2008. was sponsored by the Indian Student Association. Most of our events are culturally based, and we wanted to bring something UF biology senior and president of ISA. fessionals to adapt to the Information Age. Data is exploding at four times the rate it used to every four months, he said. The solution is data has to come to you at the point of care. are the most important criteria to get a job today. At the end of the day, success comes from teamHospital CEO talks about career AYANA STEWARTAlligator Contributing WriterAbout 150 people attended a screening of a documentary about the porat the Reitz Union auditorium Tuesday night. Reitz Union Board Entertainment ditorium. Miss Representation focused on the sexualizing of women in todays media industries. It featured interviews and commentary from women such as comedian Margaret Cho, journalist and television host Lisa Ling and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Liz Martin, interim director of violence prevention at Peaceful Paths nior and Peaceful Paths intern Olivia Soutullo led a discussion panel after the movie. Martin said she was pleased with the overall outcome of the event. Peaceful Paths co-sponsored the event with the UF Womens Student Association and Student Government. Peaceful Paths intern and 19-yearold psychology and criminology sophomore Jasmine Esmailbegui said the documentary changed her perspective on media. The most substantial thing for me was how unaware I was that I was being bombarded, she said. I probably wont watch reality television ever again or buy another tabloid. Nineteen-year-old hospitality and tourism sophomore Kelly Colomberti is a member of the UF Womens Student Alliance and a self-proclaimed feminist and humanist. It was a powerful and concise way to get the message out in a way for peodont need to become defensive about the term and idea of feminism. No one loses when we respect women. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing Writer This will be the programs fourth semester teaching students in-depth software and computer development. nological industry. said the number of applicants for the program has been growing each semester, leading to increasingly overcrowded classes. theyre trying to do, see what problems theyre having, Dasilva Small, a UF computer science professor, will teach the Android Applicants are not required to be computer science majors but are expected to have experience with programming. If you you probably have enough experience, Dasilva said. versitys decision. Just because youre in college doesnt mean you cant acDasilva said. All you need is just a little push. If you really want an inMatt Pesek Paulo DasilvaKini About 150 people attended

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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 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. Available Feb 1st. REDUCED to $850/mo. Prefer students or professionals 327-2931 or 376-6183 1-3111-15-2PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-6-12-21-2 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. 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 1-27-12-14-2 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 1-29-12-14-2 1/1 spacious apt, $500,quiet, private,trees, close to downtown and UF, bus to SFC, carpet & tile, pvt. patio w/locking gate, for calm, stable, mature people.1824 NW 9th St. 352 284 3873. postj@bellsouth.net 2-1-12-14-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/3BA house. Incredibly beautiful, clean, modern house. W/D provided, fireplace, vaulted ceilings, lg rooms. 2108 NW 8th Ct. Text or call 352-339-2342. $1550/mo. gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-9-2 AVAILABLE NOW!! WALK TO UF! Nice 2BR/1BA house. $450/ mo. Call Richard 371-4367 1-30-10-2 1 BED/1 BATH. Walk to Shands/UF. Great kitchen and bath with w/d, disposal, dishwasher. Overlooks creek and trees. Small pet ok. $535+ deposit. 352-371-9520, 352-317-2642 2-14-12-20-2 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 1-25-12-5-2 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 2-15-12-20-2 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 2-1512-20-2-2 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 laundry 3723783 2-15-12-20-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA house. Full size hottub on back screened porch. W/D incl, DW, carport. Across from one of nicest parks in Gville. 3413 NW 8th Ave. $1600/mo. Call or text 352339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-9-2

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14, ALLIGATOR Avail Aug 1st. 1BR/1BA house, fireplace, wood floors, W/D, 1 block from campus.106 SW 12th St. $525/mo. Call or text 352-3392342. website: gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-9-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA house. Very private backyard, btw UF & Santa Fe. W/D provided, pets OK, tile throughout. 1330 NW 39th St. Call 352-339-2342. $1200/mo. More info & pictures: gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-9-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA nice house close to campus. Fireplace, wood floors, nice private backyard, W/D included. 1105 NW 10th Ave. Call or text 352-339-2342. $1550/mo. More info on gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-27-12-7-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $650/mo + sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352-2153160 1-26-12-5-2 BOARDWALK 2/2 $500 Tennis & Pool Community Near UF 2701 SW 13th Street Sublet til July 31st @ $500/mo End Unit 980 Sq. Ft. 'Carlyle" Compare @ $699 $759. Move in today! Call Sharon @ 352-215-3198 2-3-12-10-2 ***5 BEDROOM HOUSE***Walk to Campus! Wood Floors. Lots of Parking. All appliances included. Call John @ 561-866-8234. 1-27-4-2 2, 3, 4, & 5 BR houses blocks to UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-359-3341/3595584 2-29-11-27-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 4/3 house 3514 nw7 pl $1500 4/2 house 610 nw 34 ter $1200 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 1-31-12-5-2 Tumblin' Creek condo! remodeled 1bed1bath, balcony, wood floors, a/c, pantry, walk/ bike to uf, pets neg. $725. per/mo. University Mgt, Inc. Lic. real estate broker 373-7904 2-7-12-10-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. One Bedroom Apartment to Sub-Lease Williamsburg Village Apartments Furnished or UnFurnished Flexible Availability 2 blocks south of Shands Hospital 352-376-1253 ask for Val 1-31-12-5-3 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 4-25-72-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 1-30-11-20-4 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 District on 62nd: 1/1 in female 3/3 furn apt $407/mo, incl utils credit, cable, HS internet. Near Mall, UF & SFC, on bus rte. Move in 2/1/12 w/lease end 7/31/12. Some fees apply. Criminal background check, 352-514-2942 1-31-12-5-4 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 1-30-12-15-5CONDO FOR SALE SPARROW3BR/2.5BA, 2-story. Approximately 1700 sq. ft., completely renovated. $65,000. Please call Drew 316-4465 2-10-12-20-5 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

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ALLIGATOR 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 Two brand new Sealy double sized, firm mattresses, bought from Sears, still in packaging, never used. Each cost $500 new. Make offer for one or both call 352 337 6011. 1-31-12-5-10 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 4-25-12-72-11 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 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 TOP PRICES PAID! Call Anytime 352-443-1100 1-31-11-65-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES All vehicles $0 down! No credit check!!!! Cash vehicles $999 and up! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES Bring W2 and drive home today! Over 150 vehicles in stock! Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 92 Eagle Talon $999 94 Ford Taurus $999 94 Toyota Camry $1500 98 Oldsmobile Intregue $1500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 Nissan Altima $6999 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 02 Toyota Camry $6999 04 Chevy Astro $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 98 Dodge Ram $3999 95 Chevy Blazer $3999 02 Chevy Blazer $4999 99 Dodge Durango $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 Sunrise Auto Sales Bring W2 and drive home today! 30 Day Warranty! No Credit Check! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES No credit check! Cars, Trucks, SUVs & Vans 30 Day Warranty 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 04 Honda Accord $7999 04 Chevy Impala $7999 02 Honda Odyssey $7999 01 Toyota Solara $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 05 Dodge Durango $9999 05 Ford F150 $10,999 06 Saturn Ion $11,999 07 Ford Mustang $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 Dodge Neon $1999 00 Hyundai Elantra $1999 02 Kia Spectra $2999 01 Olds Alero $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 94 Cadillac SLS $1999 99 Acura Integra $3999 099 Buick Century $3999 95 Chevy Camero $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 97 Ford Explorer $1999 97 Landrover Discovery $2999 98 Chevy Venture $2999 98 Chevy Astro $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 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. 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. 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

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16, ALLIGATOR 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 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 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 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 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 FT NANNIES NEEDED NOW: 18 mon/ triplets; M-F 8-5; prev. exp; LONG TERM COMMIT ONLY! Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix, & schedule to info@noahsarknanny.com 1-27-12-15-14 Marketing Assistant Heat Pipe Technology Inc, a local manufacturer is looking for a part time marketing assistant: 10-20 hours per week at $10/hour. Flexible schedule. Please respond to: sales@heatpipe.com 1-25-12-10-14 DOMINOS PIZZA NOW HIRINGClosing Drivers. $100/night Guaranteed. Apply at gatordominos.com 2-24-12-30-14 Preschool teacher assitant needed for afternoons M-F..Experince preferred, but will train the right person. Please call 352-373-5856 1-25-12-5-14 help wanted,outside sales,set appts. make sales,huge upfront commissions,15% monthly residual paid weekly,monthly. instant training. cool internet system, sell custom phone apps. for info text 3869313477-call 3865034463 1-2712-5-14 P/T babysitter needed, various afternoon and morning hours needed. 4 children ages 2 to 9 (not all home at all times). Experience required. $12/hr. Email resume and references to nannyforfam@gmail.com. 1-25-12-3-14 Admin asst for local accountant Organized, reliable, friendly Duties: phone, mail, banking filing. Transportation a must 10hrs/wk 7.67/hr mon/wed pref. email resume to ufmgmt@gmail.com 1-274-14 FEMALE SMOKERS! Do you want to quit smoking? Female 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 2-20-20-14 Personal/Office Asst. Clerical/Office duties Proficient in Office 20 hrs M-F Must own vehicle laptop and cell phone Scheduling flexible Respond to MZBlack@gmail.com with cover letter and resume Compensation tbd 1-31-5-14 SMOKERS needed to participate in a study conducted by UF smoking lab assessing effects of physical activity on cigarette cravings. COMPENSATION provided. Call 336406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 1-26-2-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 4-25-12-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-25-72-15www.UFMoverGuys.comLicensed & Insured Last Minute Specials Loading & Unloading Full-Service Mover. 352-222-0211. FL Movers Reg No IM1847 4-25-12-72-15 NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiOnline.com Private Experienced Affordable 4-25-74 15 Epic Photographer for HireEmail suzettecook@onebox.com Gator Alum, hrly chg. You keep the digital files www.mizdigital.com 352-260-2511 4-25-12-72-15 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. 2-29-11-51-15 AAA Courier ExpressProvide All Delivery Needs Bonded and Insured 352-339-5158 1-3112-12-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) All Womens Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 4-25-72-16 THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 4-25-72-16 Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS)Basic Life Support(BLS) and CPR classes to fit your schedule.American Heart Association Card issued. Training Gators for over 15 years!! Call Cardiac One(352)494-4217. 2-15-12-25-16 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) Family Chiropractic Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 4-25-72-18 GAINESVILLE IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY Green Cards, Natz, Work Visas www.ruthimmigrationlaw.com (904) 425-8078 2-20-30-18 WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKETEvery Sat & Sun Hwy 30115 min from Gainesville 468-2255 4-25-72-21 Rocky Creek PaintballIn Gainesville Better Prices Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 4-25-12-72-21SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTSOpen To Public We-Sa-Su, Noon-Dusk Skeet Trap Olympic Trap -5 Stand gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044 5-17-12-67-21 Trying to get to and from somewhere? Want to cut back on that gas bill? Place an ad or show off your bus and shuttle service. 373-FIND Gainesville Equestrian facility, Cheney Walk Farm, now has limited Full or Training Board available. We also have a trainer available who is currently training two Olympic level Pentathletes.Full board starts at $600.00 per month. For more info call: Sandy 352-4941710 or visit: www.cheneywalkfarm.com. 1-31-12-5-24 Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. Flashbacks buys, trades, and consigns clothing, jewelry, shoes and purses. We pay $. We buy name brands, mall brands, indie, punk, goth, urban, prep, hippie, retro, and costume. 509 NW 10th Ave. 352-375-3752 4-25-72-18 Best religion? NO religion! Get to know your Creator. See why the Bible is unique. Fullfilled prophecy. Try www.endtimepilgrim.org on YouTube Videos. "Daniel's Prophecy of the 70 Weeks? 1-25-12-5-18 Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! FREE GRE WORKSHOP. UF Teaching Center offers this workshop Monday Thursday, 1/30 2/2. Verbal on M, W 5-7 pm, Math on T,R 5-7 pm. To register and learn the room location, go to the TC website www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu, and click on Study Skills & GRE Workshop. 1-30-5-20 Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Gators High in Preseason RankingsFloridas baseball team checked in at No. 1 in Tuesdays Baseball America preseason poll, while the softball team came in at No. 2 in the USA Today/NFCA poll.Gators Find Replacement for PantoniFlorida has hired Jon Haskins to replace departed recruiting coordinator Mark Pantoni, who left last month to join Urban Meyers staff at Ohio State. Haskins previously worked in the same role at Nevada and Stanford. After suffering injuries to both ankles, sophomore Mackenzie Caquatto has returned to competition for UFs gymnastics team. See story, page 19. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffSophomore guard Scottie Wilbekin is playing 3.4 fewer minutes per game this season after the additions of freshman Brad Beal and junior Mike Rosario to Floridas backcourt rotation. MENsS basBASKETballBALL JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer sSEE HOOPS, paPA GE 20 JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer sSEE W-HOOPS, paPA GE 20Tom: John: -Which spring sport is most likely to bring home a title?Butler sSEE RallALL Y, paPA GE 20TTHEE RRALLY Y TT om GGreentwitter: @tomas_verde John Boothetwitter: @jjboothe With all the good players on this team, you cant really get mad because every person on the team is a good player, so you just got to get in the game and work your hardest.Scottie WilbekinUF sophomore guard

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 19Alligator File PhotoSophomore Mackenzie Caquatto returned to UFs bar rotation last Friday. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffJunior tennis player Lauren Embree, who clinched the NCAA title for the Gators last season, is ranked No. 25 in the ITA individual rankings to start the year. FLORIDA HOSTS TROY TODAY AT 3 P.M. IN LINDER STADIUM. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer When a championship team returns all of its starters the following season, one word immediately comes to mind repeat. For the No. 1 Florida womens tennis team, a second straight national championship is clearly in the crosshairs. The Gators will begin their road back to the NCAA Championships on Wednesday when they host Troy at 3 p.m. in Linder Stadium. Under the guidance of Roland Thornqvist, who could notch his 250th victory as Floridas coach with a win Wednesday, the Gators are returning all seven players from last years team. Thornqvist, however, says that expectations this year are no different than in years past. Our players almost every year in my 11 years here have had the same goal, he said. We dont really talk about those things, honestly. We try to make each month its own chapter and try to improve individually month by month. With the team returning every player, the Gators are more mature and deeper than they were last year and have become close-knit. Were great friends on the team, junior Lauren Embree said. We dont have any problems, so that just really helps the team and thats probably a big part (of) why we did so well last year. Embree is one of three Gators currently ranked in the top 25 nationally. Joining the 25th-ranked Embree are No. 3 Allie Will and No. 4 Joanna Mather. No. 41 Alex Cercone will also play major roles on the team. Yet where many teams lag behind in the the Gators are extremely strong. Junior Caroline Hitimana and sophomore Olivia Janowicz were a combined 32-3 in singles play last year. Earlier this month, Hitimana won the consolation singles title at the Freeman Memorial Championship in Las Vegas. Its all part of the Gators pedigree, says Thornqvist. Thats why we try to recruit successful junior players, players who are not only skilled but theyre used to winning. With nationally ranked teams like North Carolina, Duke, Stanford and Baylor on the schedule, repeating as national champions will be no cakewalk. Its very hard to repeat, and we have the same team, so were all just going to work as hard as we can and hopefully the hard work will pay off, Embree said. Following Wednesdays opener, the Gators have a home match against UCF before opening a daunting month of February during which they play No. 2 Stanford, No. 8 North Carolina, No. 18 Florida State and No. 42 South Florida. Every time we set out to practice, our goal is obviously May, Will said. But we have a lot of tough teams to play before then, and I think the goal is just to get better every day and be as well prepared in May as we possibly can.No. 1 Gators begin NCAA title defenseGYMNasAS TICsS LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer When Mackenzie Caquatto sprained and tore ligaments in both of her ankles last September world team, her dreams also snapped. After Caquatto landed short on her doublepike dismount on balance beam, she suffered a bilateral ankle sprain, taking her out of the running to make the U.S. team for the 2011 World Championships and Pan American Games. The U.S. roster, which Caquatto would have likely made if she could have remained healthy, was announced two days after her injuries occurred. I was obviously aiming to make the world team, Caquatto said. Not only did my ankles hurt, but I actually hurt inside because of all of the work I put in that summer. I had expectations and they kind of all just went away in the blink of an eye. Because of all the pain and swelling she felt in her ankles, Caquatto said she couldnt sleep for three weeks. Throughout that period, she couldnt walk and was forced to remain in a wheelchair. Floridas coaching staff was worried that Caquatto, who was a key contributor on beam and uneven bars for the Gators last year as a freshman, could possibly miss the majority of the 2012 season. When you have severe ligament tears in both ankles, its worse than a break, coach Rhonda Faehn said. Caquatto rehabbed with her athletic trainer three times a day and took part in physical ther apy sessions twice a week. She also visited her chiropractor weekly. When not in rehab or physical therapy, she wore two protective boots. On a scale of 1-10, Caquatto said her desire to get back to competing was at a . It was killing me that I couldnt be out there, she said. habilitation, Caquatto made her season debut on the bars against Kentucky last Friday, recording a solid 9.775. It was a great return for her, Faehn said. She still was a little tentative on the landing, so she didnt necessarily go for the stick, which is the season against No. 1 Arkansas, No. 24 Maryland and Bridgeport on Friday night, Caquatto will compete on bars again. Also, Faehn said Caquatto would join the beam lineup within the next month and return of the season. While Caquatto averaged an exceptionally high 9.86 on both bars and beam last season, she said she sees herself returning back to prime form by years end. Hopefully, by the end of the season, Ill get back up there, Caquatto said. Caquatto returns from serious injuries I had expectations and they kind of all just went away in the blink of an eye.Mackenzie CaquattoUF gymnast

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With all the good players on this team, you cant really get mad because every person on the team is a good player, so you just got to get in the game and work your hardest, Wilbekin said. Though Wilbekin has improved his outside shooting age points to 33.3 percent, the most important facet he has added to his game has been his maturity level on the court. In practices and during games, Wilbekin said Donovan has had to remind the Gators to have a short memory when facing adversity on the road. If you have one guy whos upset because he missed two free throws and hes running back on defense and hes not tuned into whats going on, youre going to break down, Donovan said. Those are things, maturity-wise, that you have to understand that youre not getting that play back. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. 20, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 HOOPS, from page 17Wilbekin more mature, improving 3-point shotBarring late signees, Florida will only have four, with just two standing 6 foot 2 inches or taller. UGA will have six at least that tall, and UK, A&M and UT will all have three or more. Butler has nabbed forward Christen Mercer and guards Sydney Moss, Chandler Cooper and January Miller in her latest recruiting class. Moss and Cooper are ranked No. 50 and No. 51, respectively, in the 2012 ESPNU HoopGurlz 100 and boast four-star rankings along with Miller. Mercer a 6-foot, three-star prospect is the Gators only post player signed. collegiate level, does not concern Butler in regards to who she will put out on the court next season. We also have in that freshman class Sydney Moss, who can play [power forward], Christen Mercer, who can play [power forward], Butler said. Anyone we add in late signing would have to work with what we already have. Butler puts a lot of trust in the forwards and centers she does recruit by not seeking out other top talent at those positions. The 2012 ESPNU HoopGurlz 100 lists three Floridian 6-footers in Alexis Prince, Macy Keen and Hillary Fuller, but none of them considered signing with the Gators. In her last three classes, Butler has signed eight high school prospects and only three of them have been for wards or centers. The highest-ranked recruit of the trio Deaundra Young from the 2010 class transferred before the start of this season. In addition to her heavy recruitment of perimeter prep players, Butler also added two JUCO transfers prior to last season in Lanita Bartley and Deana Allen, both of whom are guards. may be Floridas emphasis on the transition game. The Gators have employed a three-guard lineup since Butlers arrival and switched to a more up-tempo style at the beginning of last season. However, Butler shot down that notion, remarking, It just seems that way. Butler said that she is always recruiting and that Flor ida is currently evaluating some potential late signees to add to its 2012 haul. Already guard-heavy, its possible Butler will be looking to add some much-needed size to the paint. Were really excited about the class weve assembled, Butler said. Were looking at someone that can complement those freshmen. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. W-HOOPS, from page 17ites like Maryland and Northwestern. Just last season, the Gators shocked the collegiate lacrosse landscape when they beat the 2011 NCAA champion Wildcats at home to win UF returns 11 of 12 starters all sophomores and juniors from an Elite Eight team that went 16-4 overall and 5-0 in ALC play. Though the Gators are still a young team, theyve had no problems learning how to win quickly. Tom: from Mile? This guys no [expletive] MC, I know everything hes got to say against me. Look Boothe, while I admire your preemptive strike to shoot down my argument, youve only scratched the surface as to why Kevin OSullivan and his boys have the best chance to snag an NCAA title. Yes, the Gators return their weekend rotation of Hudson Randall, Brian Johnson and Karsten Whitson, but they also add a formidable midweek starter in freshman Johnny Magliozzi. According to scouting reports, Magliozzi has a monster curveball, a fastball that hits in the 90s and a kneebuckling changeup. Oh, and hes not afraid to get in the face of opposing batters when he rings them up. Hes a real-life Kenny Powers, really. Mix that in with the versatile Johnson, Whitson and the most-feared redhead since the Childs Play movies, and youre looking at the best college rotation. And at this level, pitching wins titles. John: One ... two ... yep, thats three pop culture references in one retort. I would say Im impressed, Tom, but you beat me to it and already humble-bragged on Twitter. @Tomas_Verde: Rallying w/ @JJBoothe for tomorrows paper. Just worked in 8 Mile, Eastbound and Down and Childs Play references within words of each other While youre busy pining for retweets, Im trying to give the readers substance. Though both certainly return a wealth of talent, Florida lacrosse has something UF baseball doesnt the best offensive player in the game. Gators attacker Kitty Cullen spent her AllAmerican sophomore campaign leading the nation in scoring during the regular season with 77 goals and had a hat trick in 16 of the Gators 20 games. When she wasnt peppering opponents on one of her four six-goal games, Cullen was challenging the NCAA record books. She owns the second-fastest goal to start a game in NCAA history, needing just eight seconds to score last April against Penn State. In many ways, Cullens offensive jump following a 31-goal freshman season mirrors her teams inaugural 2010 season, in which the Who knows if its the top-notch facilities or training in the Florida heat, but the sudden improvements UF saw with Cullen and the rest of its team arent seen very often in any sport. Tom: Pining for retweets? If anything, I was just teasing our loyal readers for what to look forward to today and trying to give you a much-needed bump in followers. While Cullen is a force to be reckoned with, the baseball team also happens to tout one of the best offensive players in the game in Zunino. You remember him, right Boothe? After all, you did mention the reigning Southeastern Conference Player of the Year earlier. Zunino led Florida in a multitude of offensive categories: total bases (178), hits (98), runs (75), doubles (23), home runs (19), slugging percentage (.674) and on-base percentage (.442) all as a sophomore. Zuninos back to not only wreak havoc on opposing pitchers, but to handle Floridas loaded pitching staff, too. His defense and ability to help call games with Sully are vital, but his offensive contributions cant be overlooked. Oh, and Zunino has protection throughout the batting order in the form of Johnson, Nolan Fontana, Austin Maddox and Preston Tucker. That lineup should have you scared to death, scared to look and shook, because theres no such thing as halfway crooks and this team stands the best chance to go all the way. John: Aside from Cullen, the Gators also have an arsenal of offensive weapons. Juniors Ashley Bruns and Brittany Dashiell are both known, potent scorers, but Florida still has a few surprises left to spring on its opponents this season. Coach Amanda OLeary has become arguably the best recruiter in womens lacrosse, current crop of juniors was part of OLearys No. 1 rated class, according to Inside Lacrosse, and this years third-ranked haul is no slouch either, with four of the seven freshmen ranked in the top 20. By the end of this season these players will be doing more than just contributing, theyll championship trophy. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org and John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. RALLY, from page 17Donovan UF Womens Bask etball