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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 87 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Gainesville temperatures unseasonably warmWeekend weather may cool down, pg 3. Former WUFT producer charged with batteryPolice say she resisted arrest, pg 5. Student organization offers rides to polls A UF alumnus offered his car to drive voters to the polls Wednesday on behalf of Students for a Democratic Society, pg. 5. 80 /61 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 8 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffEric and Susan Scites practice the glass harp Wednesday afternoon in preparation for the opening of the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Eric, 49, and his wife, Susan, 47, travel the country demonstrating the instrument. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterDavid Brown drove his golf cart past half-assembled tents and clothing racks packed with purple-andblue wizard robes. Cloth ran between wooden posts and stuck out of the newly packed ground, forming a maze. with empty glass bottles, soon to be They were setting up for the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, a process that continues today as an ageold city reappears on the Alachua County Fairgrounds. The 26th annual fair will take place Saturday and Sunday and Feb. 3 to Feb. 5. Entrance is $14 for adults, $7 for children ages 5 to 17 and free for children younger than 5. The sounds of hammers pounding posts and the smell of musty costumes drifted through the air at the fairgrounds, located at 2900 NE 39th Ave. For about a week, 20 workers put in 10-hour days to set up the fair, said Brown, site manager at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. We have had some of the best laborers ever this year, he said, adding that the setup for the fair was a half-day ahead of schedule. 12 workers from a temporary employment agency, TempForce, set up the fair, Brown said. While preparing for the fair, Brown and about 20 workers brought in 25 to 30 temporary bathrooms, 500 benches at $75 each and 5,000 to 6,000 combinations of nuts, bolts and washers, Brown said. Its like one big puzzle, he said. Brown drove through the lifesized puzzle while each piece was watched tents transforming into medieval storefronts, stages for jesters to please royalty and a chessboard big enough for human players. It takes one to two weeks to transform the fairgrounds into a make-believe medieval town. But planning is a yearlong process. Brown has been managing the fair for two decades, but he only does it three weeks each year. When hes not working with the fair, he said, Brown pulls up and puts down asphalt for the City of Gainesville. Its a nice change of pace, he Hoggetowne Medieval Faire readying for openSEE HOGGETOWNE, PAGE 4 JOEY FLECHASAlligator Staff WriterA group of about 20 UF students will join hundreds more students in Tallahassee today to lobby for an end to tuition hikes and budget cuts, as well as fair representation on the board that governs the State University System. These topics highlight the legislative agenda for the the Florida Student Association, which is holding its annual Rally in Tally today at 1 p.m. in the state capitol. Student Government External Affairs Director Billy Vranish is leading a group from UF to participate. Students will meet with legislators in addition to rallying on the capitol steps. FSA chairman Michael Long cited affordable tuition as the the top issue for the students this legislative session. Traveling from school to school, its easy to see that the No.1 issue on students minds is the rising cost of tuition, said Long, a sophomore who is co-president of the student body at New College of Florida. According to the legislative agenda prepared by FSA, the group is asking lawmakers to maintain the current level of funding for higher education without increasing tuition. Another priority, Long said, is student representation on the Board of Governors, the State University Systems highest governing body. The student representative on the Board of Governors is elected from among the 10 university student body Students head to Capitol today to lobby lawmakersLEGISLATURE THE VICTIM DIALED 911 FOR HIM. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterCraig Adams threatened to take Eisha Steeles life Tuesday evening. Just four hours later, she saved his. Steele lives in unit 144 at Regency Oaks Apartments. She heard a knock on the door around 10 p.m. It was a man from the second said, but she managed to make out the mesWhen she walked outside to check, she ams door. Earlier in the evening, at around 5:50, the 51-year-old threatened Steele with a butcher knife and said he was going to kill her. But none of that mattered now. She pounded at the entrance to 143 and yelled for the old man to come out. Nothing. She called 911. Im trying to save his life, but at the same time, hes been trying to kill me, Steele said. So its weird. I just had to forget all of that and get help. Im not going to let him die. It wasnt hard for Gainesville Fire Rescue to Adams fell asleep while cooking, Gainesville Adams was not harmed, but he was arrested and charged with aggravated assault for threatening Steele with the knife. He was still in Alachua County Jail on Wednesday night with a bond of $10,000. Steele is close with her next-door neighbor, she said. He served in Vietnam; she spent time in Iraq. A lot of people in the apartment complex are veterans. We have a special bond, all of us who served, she said. We look out for each other. There are certain things you see when youre in combat that other people just cant relate to. We know how the government treats some of Man cannot elude assault charges after apartment fire SEE FIRE, PAGE 4 SEE RALLY, PAGE 43033 returns to Gainesville next week! Page 11 has the sidesplitting details.Steele

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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 87 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?City of Gainesvilles Arbor Day Celebration Today, 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 Tree City USA by planting 56 magnolia trees at the Thomas Center. Music and refreshments will be provided at the celebration. For more information, visit cbb.cityofgainesville.org. The Closet Monologues with Scott Fried Today, 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, 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 with time to scuba dive in what is consid ered to be the worlds secondbest diving location. All students who go on this trip with us will have an opportunity 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. 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 formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. professor of anthropology and co-director of the Program in Global Health and Health Policy. Critical Mass Leisurely Bike Ride Friday, 5 p.m. Plaza of the Americas Put the fun between your legs. Join in an International Monthly Celebration of the Bicycle. The bike ride will take place the last Friday of every month. Meet on the plaza at 5 p.m. for the ride that will begin at 5:30 p.m. 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 an amazing service trip to Honduras this summer with PARTLY CLOUDY 80/61 THUNDER STORMS 77/48 SUNNY 74/45 SUNNY 69/37 SUNNY 68/42 MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 WEATHER SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing WriterGainesville has been experiencing unusually warm weather this January. Temperatures have been almost 20 degrees higher than the average for this time of the year. On Tuesday, the temperature came within two degrees of breaking that dates record high of 85 degrees Farenheit. Students, typically bundled in boots and scarves for winter at this time of year, could be seen Wednesday roaming campus in Jayme Fitzgerald, a 21-yearold tourism and hospitality management major, was handing out You cant complain, because the weather outside is great, Fitzgerald said. I love wearing shorts and a T-shirt out instead of The main cause for this warmth is a weather pattern called Arctic oscillation, said Al Sandrik, meteorologist for the National Weather Service. The continental U.S. is cur rently locked in a positive Arctic oscillation, which means there is lower-than-normal pressure over the poles. This causes colder weather to get stuck in the northern parts of the continent like Canada and Alaska. However, the system can switch unpredictably to a negative Arctic oscillation, which would allow the cold air to venture south. Gainesvilles last two winters coldest seasons on record, which may have been caused by a negative Arctic oscillation, Sandrik said. Dont be surprised if it gets cold in February or March, he said. We usually dont stay locked in one pattern for the whole season. La Nia is also playing a role, he said. The weather pattern is southern areas. The warm temperatures will take the weekend off, with low temperatures in the upper 40s and high temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Theres even a chance of a freeze Monday night. Still, this dip in temperature hasnt dampened Fitzgeralds appreciation of the warm weather, considering she used to live in Oklahoma. Its 32 degrees there right now, Fitzgerald said. So this weather is perfect.Gainesville temperatures unseasonably high for January

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said. Brown drove down the center path, and he heard classic rock from a van a few tents down. He saw the Walker family setting up display cases that will hold the results of a lifetime of practice. After 20 years, Bob Walker, 48-year-old puppet maker and owner of Midsummer Knights Dream, said he is still happy to drive from Ocala to participate in the fair. Its about home pride, he said. It takes a minimum of four hours and an average of eight hours to make a puppet, he said. cloth, wood and imagination are assembled in Ocala. People either smile at or are Some people will not believe when you tell them [the puppet] isnt real, Walker said. Brown kept driving. The smell of freshly cut wood and the sound of men laughing over a cold beer whisked by. Kyle Parker, 38-year-old craftsman with Royal Armoury, said the company drives more than 1,000 miles from Holly, Mich., to Gainesville and has been for all 26 years the fair has been running. Royal Armoury sells wooden shields and swords for children. The family-owned business has crafted the toys for about 40 years through three generations of apprentices. Parkers children, mostly in their 20s, paint the intricate designs, he said, and the company brought more than 2,000 pieces of wooden crafts to sell. The sound of water in crystal glasses played by deft hands rang, and Brown drove onward toward the back of the town. Eric Scites, 49, and his wife, Susan, 47, swept their hands across the rims of the 41 snifters that make up the glass harp. The couple has played the glass harp for about a decade, Susan said. Creating music with only their hands, crystal and water is their full-time job. For the eighth year in a row, theyll sit in their tent by the trees as they share their music and the lore of this recreated world. Were here for the history, Eric said. Brown drove away from the town-raising, past the racks of cotton costumes, past a storage ined nations and toward the open front gate. Outside, logistics like parking and police patrols wait for him. But inside, a world of imagination is unfolding. 4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffT.J. Villamil, presidential candidate for the Unite Party, speaks outside the Reitz Union on Wednesday afternoon. STUDENT GOVERNMENT SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterStudent Government Treasurer T.J. Villamil announced his candidacy with the Unite Party for Student Body president between classes Wednesday afternoon. About 40 students were on the Reitz Union North Lawn as Villamil spoke about the upcoming election and his campaign. I have big plans for the future of Student Government, he said. He spoke of using technology to enhance the student experience. He also spoke of continuing the results the Unite Party produces. The Unite Party, started in 2009, has had three presidential campaigns and six party platforms, said party spokeswoman Christina Bonarrigo. We have the most studentfriendly campus in the world, Villamil said. But why be happy with the status quo? As the son of two Cuban immigrants, Villamil said he wants to honor their commitment to him by serving others. As Student Body treasurer, Villamil said he increased funding for student organizations and worked with student leaders on the initiative to expand and renovate the Reitz Union. Villamil was a senator for two consecutive years and chaired the Budget and Appropriations Committee. He was elected treasurer in Spring 2010. The Students Party has yet to choose a candidate. Villamil plans to select his treasurer and vice president next week. He said he wants to get this out of the way so the Unite Party can start building a platform. I am excited to unite this campus as one, he said. T.J. Villamil to run for Student Body president HOGGETOWNE, from page 1Some vendors have been at fair for generations Two UF student groups will attendpresidents in the FSA. Long is currently serving as the representative. A bill now under consideration would give Gov. Rick Scott the power to appoint the position, displacing the current process. How is the governor going to better identify a student leader than student leaders themselves? Long said. A separate group of 10 UF students is making the trip as part of the statewide student activist group Florida Alliance for Student Action. Cassia Laham, 22, organized the trip. The political science senior said although the students are not going to lobby as part of the FSAs effort, they feel students dont go to the capitol during the legislative session often enough. There is a legislative session that is going to affect everyones pockets, she said. The group is also advocating for many of the same issues as FSA, including an end to tuition hikes and cuts to higher education budgets and Bright Futures scholar ships. Long said the trip is not only a lobbying mission but also an educational experience for students. Its a chance for students to learn about the legislative process, he said. The Florida Student Association is an independent dents at 10 institutions in the State University System, according to the associations website. RALLY, from page 1Dispute started over money for errandus, not taking care of certain things they should, so we have each others backs. They didnt earlier on Tuesday, though. Steele gave Adams some money to walk across Southwest 34th Street and buy Honey Buns and croissants at Kellys Kwik Shop for time shed asked him, and she lets him keep whatever money is left. But this time he didnt buy everything she asked for. When she demanded the rest of her money, Adams got angry. He yelled and stepped toward her. She retreated, but he kept coming. They ended up at her doorstep. Steele said she ran into her kitchen, grabbed a knife off the top of her fridge and told him to leave. Adams then ran to his apartment and grabbed a knife of his own. A butcher knife. He came back. Bitch, if you come outside Im going to kill you, he said, according to an arrest report. Steeles brother, Trey King, stepped between the two knives, and Adams walked back to his apartment. He suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and sometimes becomes paranoid, Steele said. It doesnt help that he uses drugs from time to time. Still, Steele never saw Adams so angry before Tuesday. could not go inside Adams apartment because they werent 100 percent sure he was there, said Lidoor and told him to come out, but he stayed inside. Eventually, the police left. Its a little bit of karma, Litchhours earlier, we were out here and he wouldnt answer the door for us. Then he falls asleep and starts FIRE from page 1 Its a little bit of karma.Gainesville Police Top Priorities: 1. Affordable tuition: FSA is requesting no increase to tu ition. 2. Student representation on the Board of Governors: Cur rently, the student representative on the board is elected from the 10 student body presidents in FSA. A bill has point the position. FSA opposes the bill because it feels should continue to be democratically elected. 3. Funding for facilities: FSA is asking the legislature to creases from the university boards of trustees for funding

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 CITY ELECTIONS ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterDave Schneider watched and waited for the right moment as students passed his table. Are you registered to vote, man? he asked passers-by as they stared at the pavement and beelined for Library West. Come vote, dude. Ill drive you to the polls, get you out of there in 10, 15 minutes max. Schneider, a 21-year-old UF alumnus, stood behind a table on the Plaza of the Americas Tuesday afternoon. A white, handwritten sign on the table read, We can drive you to the polls today. On behalf of Students for a Democratic Society, Schneider volunteered his car and offered free rides downtown for anyone interested in the city elections and the Republican Presidential Preference Primary. He lingered in front of the table in khaki pants and a long-sleeved, blue, button-down dress shirt. It was 81 degrees outside without a cloud in the sky. Most people avoided him. Some said they had class, some said they were registered in other counties and others said they would come back later. They never did. Within a few hours of standing and talking, Schneider persuaded one student. I guess if hes dedicated enough to drive people, and theres a free ride right here, I better go vote, said Robbey Hayes, a 21-year-old anthropology junior. So, off they went. Schneider, a city coordinator for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, kept his 2005 Camry on hand in the nearby Chipotle Mexican Grill parking lot. Schneider picked up a little secret during his four years at UF: Chipotle never tows, he said. Windows down and music off, Schneider drove Hayes downtown to the Supervisor of Elections Administration Building next to Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Hayes said he didnt know too much about the city candidates or state voting regulations. Schneider, who is also the deputy campaign manager for James Ingle, a Gainesville City Commission at-large 1 candidate, spent most of the 10-minute ride explaining candidate platforms and regulations. As the two passed Bagels & Noodles on University Avenue, Hayes gushed about how good the Vietnamese soup was. Really? Ive never heard of it. Im going to go try it this week, Schneider said. They arrived at the downtown voting site. The seven voter-reserved parking spots in front of the building were vacant. Schneider parked and stayed in the car. He kept his car running and left the windows down. Hayes went inside to vote. The voting process took about 10 minutes because Hayes had to change his address. That takes longer than usual, Schneider said. Normally there are no lines during early voting, he said. So it takes no time. Voted sticker and walked back to the car. The 68-year-old poll deputy who was sitting outside the building in his goodbye. I cant tell ya how wonderful it is to see students down here voting early, said Joe Antonelli, poll deputy at the Supervisor of Elections Administration Building. The burly, gray-bearded man said he has been working the polls in Gainesville for 20 years. I look forward to when students come, he said. It shows that they are taking an interest, which is great because student turnout is usually abysmal. Hayes said he was happy to do his part in the city political process. These city elections are affecting me, he said. I did my civic duty. It was exhilarating. And I got a free ride out of it. On the way back to campus, Schto mobilize students to go vote in city and state elections. Regardless, he said, he was thrilled Hayes took advantage of the free ride. The two arrived back on the plaza. Hayes went to class, and Schneider returned to his post. When he arrived, another student was waiting for him.Alumnus offers car rides to polls TYLER JETTAlligator WriterA former producer at WUFT-TV was arrested and without violence Wednesday morning. According to a police report, Lisa Stengel, 22, was drunk when she started cursing at paramedics and side the 101 Downtown bar. Lake and the paramedics were trying to help Stengels friend, whose leg was cut. She is a broadcast journalism major at UF, according to her Facebook page. Stengel yelled louder and louder, and eventually Lake tried to calm her down. Stengel, who is 5 feet tall, cording to the report. At Lakes patrol car, Stengel resisted as he tried to refused to swing her legs in. Eventually, Lake strapped her in a rip hobble to keep her from squirming. A rip hobble is a strap that locks a persons legs together at the ankle. It is used on someone who is kicking other people. Stengel did not return a call requesting comment.Former WUFT producer charged with battery Normally there are no lines during early voting. So it takes no time.Dave SchneiderUF alumnusStengel

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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 EditorialTHURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR41 TOTAL VOTES24% YES 76% NOWednesdays question: Are you participating in this semesters Career Showcase? Todays question: Are you going to the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire? Students should pick Gingrich in primaryIt is now abundantly obvious that the Republican primary has become a two-man race. As much as several misguided college students dont like to admit it, Ron Paul is and always has been irrelevant. Rick Santorum is an extremist joke. The choice Republicans need to make is between two men. The next president of the United States could very well be a Newt. Newt Gingrich, that is. Coming from a landslide victory in South Carolina, his next stop is Florida, where hes now in a virtual tie with Mitt Romney. Not only is Gingrich the best Republican candidate, he is the candidate best suited to beat President Obama. Then you have Romney, the candidate with the ideal resume, the ideal family, the ideal hair and the ideal problem: resents the perfect foil to both the restraint of the Romney campaign and the discipline of the Obama regime. He speaks his mind, tells the harsh truth and knows how to manipulate the levers of power in Washington. Contrast that with Obama, whose naivete of Washington is second only to his misguided liberal policies and Romney, whose robotic disconnect is second only to the ease with which he spews scripted talking points. For those who watched the debate on Monday night, those talking points were out in full force. You could sense the panicked desperarich. So lets clear things up and talk about these attacks or, should I say, lies? First off, Romney accuses Gingrich of lobbying on behalf of Freddie Mac, a bank that contributed to the housing crisis. advice to several businesses on a wide variety of topics. In fact, Gingrich urged Republicans to vote against the bailout for Freddie Mac. Romney also likes to talk about the ethics investigation that Gingrich underwent as speaker of the House. Well, after four successful years as Republican House speaker, bitter Democrats levied 84 politically motivated ethics charges. Of these, 83 were dropped. The remaining charge was the fault of a lawyer, but Gingrich took responsibility. With regard to cap and trade, Romney attacks Gingrich for sitting on a couch with Nancy Pelosi in support of a carbon emissions reduction program. First of all, I have a hard time understanding why bipartisanship became a poisonous practice. Second of all, it was traditional Republican ideology at the time to support such a program. George H.W. Bush supported cap and trade. Doctrines change, and the position of the Republican Party on cap and trade changed. So too has Gingrichs position. This is not to say that Gingrich is perfect. Yes, he is prone gaffes. Yes, he does have some failings in his personal life. But Id much rather have a candidate whose dirty laundry has been aired for 30 years than a candidate who couldnt be called a conservative just 10 years ago. Id much rather have a candidate who can withstand controversy than one who buckles under it. Id much rather have Newt Gingrich. With Floridas primary on Tuesday, the airwaves are dominated by these attacks. Ignore them and do your research. In fact, watch the debate tonight on CNN at 8 p.m. No matter whom you choose, it is important that you do, indeed, choose. Go vote. However, keep in mind that in a political era of misleading sound bites and stagecraft, it is paramount that we have a candidate who doesnt need a teleprompter to make a point. It is paramount that we have a candidate who speaks his mind and not the minds of his well-paid political consultants. Speaker Gingrich is that candidate. He is here to stay and, I hope, to win. Garrett Bruno is a political science sophomore at UF. His column appears on Thursdays. Current law caters to creative classThroughout the current debate over the Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA, and its sister bill the Protect Intellectual Property Act, PIPA, supporters and opponents have been in agreement that online piracy is a problem that should be addressed. Opponents of the bills will often say the government should do something to stop the illegal downloads of copyright material around the Web, but SOPA and PIPA give the government too much reach into the Internet. And they are absolutely correct. Giving the government the power to shut down websites without due process upon suspicion that the sites have illicit copyright material is too much power. Under these pieces of legislation, the owners of websites will be responsible for illegal content uploaded by users, whether or not they know the material exists on their site. But shouldnt opponents of these bills be questioning the entire reason for their existence? In the U.S. and elsewhere, there exists a belief that ideas deserve some protection by the government. Copyright law assumes that the creators of music, books, art and new technologies have a right to their material and that anyone who attempts to replicate this material is in violation of the law. Copyrights, it is argued, encourage innovation by giving people who create new things the incentive to introduce new forms of art and technology without the fear that their ideas will be stolen. The argument continues that without this incentive, no one will create anything new. But if copyrights are designed to help emerging creators and artists, why is it that those in the establishment, such as the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America, are among the most ardent supporters of the bill? If copyrights are supposed to create incentives for innovation and creativity, why is it that indecome out strongly in favor of these pieces of legislation? The fact of the matter is that copyright law, as it stands, gives those already in the creative class an intellectual monopoly over ideas. The illicit use of copyright material on the Internet has not hindered but created an explosion in creativity. How many people have become YouTube sensations by covering or mixing popular songs and then going on to record their own music and albums? Copyrights prohibit the ability of others to imitate and create derivative works without permission of the creator, limiting our capacity to expand on existing material. Opponents of SOPA and PIPA should move beyond their protest of these laws and question the entire monopolistic structure of our current intellectual property laws. Garrett Brunoopinions@alligator.org

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 As a goal for this year and going forward, state legislators want more graduates in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) majors in order to attract high-paying jobs to the state of Florida. This is a noble goal that should be pursued by all means. STEM jobs not only provide jobs for those who have earned a STEM degree but can provide a ripple effect in the community surrounding these jobs. Workers in tainment just like everyone else. Quite often, due to their higher income, they are willing to pay more for these areas of commerce and are therefore providing higher-paying jobs to the surrounding community. However, UF President Bernie Machen has responded with an idea that, to students in STEM majors, may seem to be counterproductive on the surface. President Machen proposed to the state legislature that it should grant him the ability to raise tuition for these students. This would appear to be a move to dissuade stuThe goal, however, is to increase graduation in the STEM majors. Therefore President Machens proposiways. First, the increased tuition for STEM majors would undoubtedly provide improved funding for the items associated with the coursework in these majors such as lab equipment, high-salaried faculty and costly teaching materials. The way in which this increase in tuition consider the pros and cons of pursuing a STEM degree more carefully. Students would take more into consideration when their career aspirations. This is similar to the higher cost of graduate and professional degree programs and the way in which students weigh the pros and cons of pursuing them, all the while taking into account the costs associated with pursuing these studies. Some opponents will say this keeps students of lower socioeconomic status from pursuing STEM majors. This is not so. The State University System will always have a priority of providing a quality education to students of all economic backgrounds. Stuacademic merit will also get aid. Thats not the issue. The issue is students hear on the news and in the media about the high-paying jobs associated with earning a STEM degree, and they pursue these jobs This increase in tuition for STEM majors will give incoming students pause to consider their career options and the paths they wish to follow, encouraging mission and make their education worthwhile. rate by sending high-achieving students into majors they are actually interested in, without spending time pursuing a major that they do not have a passion for. This measure should be supported and carefully considered by faculty, students, legislators and citizens alike. Austin Swink is a political science sophomore at UF.Austin SwinkSpeaking Out The Keystone XL Pipeline was designed to carry oil to the Gulf of Mexico from the Canadian tar sands, a particularly dirty source of crude oil. According to NASAs top climate scientist James Hansen, the full development of the pipeline would mean game over for the climate. Infuriated by this threat to human security, environmental activists have organized rapidly in the past six months. While in peaceful protest, 1,252 activists were arrested in August and more than 10,000 showed up to surround the White House in November. A few weeks later, President Obama chose to postpone his decision on KXL until after the presidential election. House Republicans responded to this by pinning an article on KXL to the payroll tax cut extension bill, effectively forcing a decision on the pipeline within 60 days. When forced to make the decision, Obama said no to the KXL construction permit. In some ways, this is a victory. Obama rejected an environmentally destructive proposal after the greatest surge of environmental activism in recent history. Normally the same goal and won. The power of people beat out the This, after all, is why activism matters. In other ways, however, Obamas decision is not sigpipeline, will reapply for the construction permit in two weeks with a slightly different route. The State Department will then take a year to complete a new investigation of its environmental effect, and the plan may be approved after that. In other words, Obamas decision was Furthermore, as he announced his decision to deny the permit, Obama declared continuing support for domestic oil development. What happened to the president who announced in 2008 that he would end the tyranny of oil? What happened to the president who pays attention to reality? According to the International Energy Association, we or else all hope of stopping irreversible climate change will be lost. The IEA is a conservative body, using standards for safe levels of atmospheric CO2 concentration that are often considered too high. not afford to develop fossil fuels further. Supporters of KXL like to say it is just one more pipeline, and its negative impact on the climate is worth 5,000 temporary jobs. Some critics of the anti-KXL movement like pointing out that it would take 1,000 years to fully develop the tar sands, arguing that Hansens game over quote doesnt apply and KXL isnt actually that important to climate change. These arguments all miss the point. We dont have 1,000 years to wait for the tar sands to be completely deportunity to combat climate change is closed forever, according to Faith Birol, chief economist of the IEA. No pipeline, KXL or otherwise, is just another pipeline at this point. Every piece of fossil fuel infrastructure that we build locks us into decades of deadly pollution that we cannot afford. We have to reverse the trend, stop developing fossil fuels and power the world using clean, safe energy sources. This vision is not stupid or unrealistic. Engineers at Stanford and University of California, Davis, have found that it would be possible to provide the entire worlds energy needs from clean, safe sources by 2050, keeping energy costs similar to those today. This is not a question of technology or economics it is a question of political will. How do we get there? For a start, we can stop wasting $10 billion each year on fossil fuel subsidies. We can pass Rep. Pete Starks Save Our Climate Act to set up a fee and dividend carbon-taxing scheme that would protect citizens, encourage development of safe energy sources by volatile oil prices. American families shouldnt spend their hard-earned money on energy that causes air pollution, damages their health and increases our nations health care costs. We want our money going to clean energy programs that create sustainable jobs for Americans and strengthen our communities. Clean energy development and investments in energy and save us billions of dollars. Continued investments in fossil fuel infrastructure such as Keystone XL will cost us billions of dollars and destroy lives. Do you really want to live in a country where corporate fossil fuel dictators steal your health, corrupt your democracy and destroy your communities and safety back our country and build a better future. Alli Welton is a columnist for the Harvard Crimson at Harvard University. US should not invest in pipelineUWireAlli WeltonUWire Tuition should be higher for students getting STEM degreesGuest column

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theA v enue The Row movie premieres tonight in Weimer. Theres a better way to score local produce: the farmers market! THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/THE_AVENUE DANA BURKEEven though you stalked ISIS for the perfect schedule and attended all your ter, old habits die hard. Lets be honest crastination. fessors into giving you good grades. If not, at least youll look good failing. The Collar and even sleeveless. A pocket or fun buttons can give you a you like to be bold, opt for a design in a of brands like Burberry and Dior. For the This involves cutting a collar off an old The Ballet FlatThe delicate balance of professional In order to look like a student and not a young and fashionable. The Blazer a blazer. Its professional, sophisticated ing your coordinating pencil skirt tucked al settings. Instantly add a touch of class by on chilly Gainesville nights. The Timepiece a paper. Dana Burke / Alligator StaffOutside, it feels like spring or summer instead of winter dont let the weather trick you!Fifth Avenue Fashion: Too Cool for School? fashionSEE FIFTH AVENUE, PAGE 9 Gainesville Improv Festival Schedule Wednesday Thursday Dear Aunt Gertrude Friday Saturday Interested in checking out comedy teams from across the country? Heres the schedule for GIF 2012: Saturday

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Aside from keeping the time, a watch is a great way to complete The CardiganGo with a striped pattern for a geek-chic look or a classic knit for ALLIGATOR, 9Dana Burke / Alligator StaffMaking simple switches in your clothing choices can make life cuter and easier! MICHAEL LLERENAAvenue WriterMajor record labels were once the kingpins of support of a major label to promote them, to ensure proper album distribution and to basically guaranquestion remains: What are labels doing now? Rapper A$AP Rocky, a recent addition to the the form of posters and other paraphernalia is still sense of commitment to her job as a college marketWhile major labels remain an integral part of the music community, both global and local, local scenes with access to independent labels retain a has put out releases from seminal Me!, Hot Water Music and Less Today, indie labels are in a position to supplelabels ensure a direct line of communication with Today, anybody can record something, put it Marketing music in Gainesville is fun Dress smarter sooner FIFTH A VENUE, from page 8 It almost takes a village to market music in town

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KAY BEA Avenue ColumnistOver the weekend, I got to thinking about the implications of the dance club cover charge. Essentially an admission fare into a land of fun, the door fee resounds for most of us as a common annoyance that we overlook in order anticipation generated while waiting is better than the reality on the other side. As I stood in a meandering-yet-moving line of hopefuls unluckily absent from a promoters guest list, I observed a number of kiddies chattering and texting as they anxiously killed time. Even though the line had yet to cross the path of the bouncer blockade, I could detect a general sense of excitement in the dolled-up crowd. Hair and makeup had not yet been mussed by the humidity that results from gyrating hips, and untucked oxford shirts were still crisp and free of drunkie spill stains. The night was young, the mob was hot and the prospect of an epic night was still an option. As one who has a history of dating guys who either play in a rock band, create art, have ironic tattoos or over-intellectualize fashion photography (because they are hoping it will one day land them a girl on the runway Im on to you boys!), I will come clean and say the typical men who frequent the Midtown scene on another secret: Those who jump to that conclusion are dead wrong. As much as I cannot deny the immediate (albeit frustrating) attraction I have toward men likening Chris Martin, how could I possibly write off the clean-cut, J. ca midto late-90s? Plus, I never got to wear my super-short, tight, spaghetti-strap, sparkly dress purchased and previously designated to New Years Eve. It was time for some clubbing. (Before I go any further, let me just say that yes, I know that there are lots of types of people who hang out in Midtown. But for brevitys sake, let me just talk broadly and gener alize the hell out of this area of Gainesville. Thanks.) Lets get back to the line outside of the club in Midtown. Im watching people grow anxious and pumped to go inside when it occurs to me that the way into a dance club is kind of an odd thing. Here, there was a large congregation of people willing to waste a chunk of their weekend on anticipation: the closeness of a good time within view yet not quite reached. I came to the conclusion that the mystery that character of the cover charge. Of course, some attendees such as ultragood looking girls get the go-ahead with ease, but it occurred to me that even this is part of the mystery game. Through the act of organizand parading those who trump the tower to the front of the line, the combination of jealousy and longing to get in continues to multiply with every minute spent waiting. Bouncers but anyone with a brain knows that a packed club is a popular club, and a popular club is a moneymaker. While thinking about these shenanigans, I reached the point where it was my turn to in search of my (seemingly undercover) wallet, I could tell the door guy was getting anwhat have you been doing all this time in line the almighty money holder. Having passed 21 ages ago, I was motioned in with the rest of the herd, stopped only once more to pay cover. Was it worth it? Youll 10, ALLIGATOR The Art of Flying Solo, Topic 2: Cover Charge and a Change MOLLY VAZQUEZAvenue Writer teamed up to write, produce and direct the raunchy comedy at 7 p.m. ing while highlighting the taboo of being gay in the Greek community. that exists and something that can exist almost harmoniously with the fact the Greek community isnt very accepting of hotor. Using some of his own experiences as a gay fraternity sometimes feeling like an outsider in his fraternity. He also wanted to shed light on the stereotype not always given to a gay man. pus dont always gear their efforts to all kinds of gay men. This past spring, Mitchell wrote an article for the Alligator traying gay men in a stereotypical way. The story received a range of reactions including extremely negative responses, he said. moviesSEE ROW, PAGE 11 SEE ROW PAGE 11

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I wanted to show a somewhat accurate portrayal of just one per sons experience of being in a frat and being openly gay, he said. Ricky Carter, 21, president of Pride Student Union and an English withheld his view on the story but forward for the LGBTQ community. I personally believe that talking about a certain subject brings to light someones reality, he said. Carter said he hopes that Mitchell will create something that shows gay stereotypes in a gay-positive light without being exaggerated. Even though Pride has already cosponsored events with the Greek community, he thinks its still a relevant topic. Im supportive and sure that every person in Pride is supportive said. Director and producer Kern, 22, telecommunication production major, said he wanted to shoot the movie because it was something that wasnt done before. Im OK with providing the outlet to push the envelope into uncharted territory, Kern said. He said it is important to talk about gay individuals in the Greek community but also wanted to start strides into different directions. Kern said he hopes to get laughs from the viewers while they also He thinks comedy is the best route for the movies subject matter because its the easiest way to relate the truth. Through comedy, even if youre not 100 percent okay with whats being said, its easier to understand and come to terms with it, he said. Kern said he met Mitchell while participating in Dance Marathon last year in March. Mitchell pitched him the idea for the movie, and he immediately agreed. Completely shot in Gainesville, production began in May and endranging from local bars to wedding boutiques, Kern said. All the main actors in the movie are UF students or alumni. After main character, who is a member of Delta Alpha Kappa, Mitchell agreed to play the part. I saw too much of Jonothon in the character that it got to the point where no one could deliver the lines like he could, Kern said. Florida Film Festival, the Boston Film Festival and the Tampa Inter national Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. They will continue to send the movie to festivals after the debut. The cool thing, I think, about The Row is its not solely focused on the homosexual aspect of it, Mitchell said. I think the over all message is that life in college is hard. The movie includes the pressures of long-term relationships, the hopes of losing your virginity and friendships, he said. Students have to manage dealing with daily life on We all go through college, no OLIVIA FELDMANAvenue WriterNext week, improvisational ing or just walking down the street to TitleTown to show off their quick-thinking and sketch comedy. Twenty-one improv groups will perform in the seventh annual Gainesville Improv Festival from Feb. 1 to Feb. 4 at the Squitieri Studio Theatre in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tom ODonnell and Skyler Stone, two alumni from UF and Theatre Strike Force, started the festival in 2005 and have been producing it every year since. We kind of grew up [with TSF], so when we graduated we wanted to give back to Gainesville and show national talent what a great place Gainesville is, ODonnell said. The mission of GIF, according to the website, is to share with the Gainesville community the cultures and traditions of the vibrant Gainesville improvisational scene. Many of the groups this year come from Florida, including Theatre Strike Force, but six of them hail from Chicagos thriving improv scene. GIF has featured such prominent instructors as Jeff Griggs from iO (ImprovOlympic) Chicago, Mark Sutton and Joe Bill, both from the Second City Chicago Training Center, according to the festivals Facebook page. In past years, groups have come from as far away as Los Angeles. Two headliners from last year will be featured on Friday: 3033, which ODonnell said is considered gurus of improv, and Dummy, both from Chicago. Among the new acts this year are Chicago-based An Unscripted Romance, which consists of Lindsey Finn and Derrick Aguis ship based on suggestions from the audience. An estimated 1,200 to 1,400 people are expected to attend GIF during the four nights. ODonnell said most groups hear about the festival by wordof-mouth. Over almost 15 years, weve made a lot of friendships,he said. Well let our friends know event, and then theyll tell their friends. If they hear it from a friend, theyre going to trust it more. Jeff Quintana, a UF and TSF They have all since moved to Chicago and have been performing together for almost two years. I like that the festival is big but not too big, Quintana, 29, said. They keep things pretty or ganized. GIF is such a great time. You meet a lot of like-minded people and make great connections that could potentially be useful later, said Liz Anderson, president of TSF. And its just plain fun if you try not to let your nerves get the best of you. In addition to performances, several improv groups will be hosting workshops in the Reitz Union on Saturday for those who want to learn more about improv and sketch comedy. Rooms for these have not been announced. Fridays and Saturdays per formances tend to have the bigger names, and attendance is more likely to be larger on those two nights, Anderson said. Alex Trepka, a member of the Chicago-based improv troupe Wolodarski, will be traveling hopes it wont be his last. He, along with four other members, will be traveling to Gainesville with Promise Ring in tow. Were driving down in a van for 18 hours, he laughed. Were going to paint the town red. With the exception of Wednesday, there will be two shows a night at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. There will be one show on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster, by phone at 352-392ARTS or at the Phillips Center General admission prices range from $8 to $13, and student prices range from $6 to $8, depending on which night you attend. For more information and a complete schedule of perfor mances, visit www.gainesvilleimprov.com, the Gainesville Improv Festival page on Facebook or follow @GvilleImprov on Twitter. THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 11Courtesy of WolodarskiMaking a good improv team is easy! Just rehearse with your best friends. Local improv festival to bring unscripted giggles and joy Movie uses humor to make example ROW, from page 10 Courtesy of The R ow

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12, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 Courtesy of Ricky Klopfenstein (from GIF 2011)Gainesville Improv Festival allows professional performers to play pretendMembers of 3033 during their show last year. Clint Eastwood has never looked squintier. ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Avenue WriterEvery Wednesday, rain or shine, a group of dedicated has to offer. From fresh sprouts to organic sourdough a visit. every Wednesday. Union Street Farmers Market offers a unique variety of produce THE THREAT OF SOPA COULD CHANGE MUSIC MICHAEL NEWMANAvenue Writer dent band, chances are you might prefer to contact venMusic technology faces new challenges Our produce changes from week to week, but we try to keep it seasonal and always lo cally grown.Cody Galliganowner and farmer of Siembra Farm

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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 1-27-12-9-2AVAILABLE 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 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 laun dry 372-3783 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 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. $600/mo + $600 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 2-9-12-10-2 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. Available Aug 15th. Call John @ 561-866-8234. 1-274-2 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 **MOVE IN READY** 3/2 Condo near OAKS MALL New laundry rm w/ W/D. Newly renovated enclosed porch. New cherry wd cabinets. Pool. Across from N FL Reg Med Ctr. $950./mo, + utils. $500 sec. 352.318.4948 2-1-12-5-2 LIVE ON UF LAKE Prestigious Bivens Arm. 5BR house, Pool, & Dock. Bike or walk to Shands & UF. Serious grad students preferred. $2500/mo. Call 619-857-9903 2-22-12-20-2 1BR/1BA Apt,. Large screened-in porch, W/D hook-up. Pets ok. Monthly rent $499. Sec Dep $499. Near Shands & Vet school, 3300 SW 23rd St. Apts #3. Please call 352371-3473 leave message. 2-22-12-20-2 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 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.

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ALLIGATOR 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 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

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16, ALLIGATOR 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 responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com This newspaper assumes no 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 DOMINOS PIZZA NOW HIRINGClosing Drivers. $100/night Guaranteed. Apply at gatordominos.com 2-24-12-30-14 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 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 Equipment Recovery Technicians Needed We are currently seeking equipment recovery techs who can work evenings and Saturdays living within 30 mile radius of Gainesville or Ocala. Candidates must have reliable transportation, cell phone and a computer with internet access. Needs to be able to pass background check, drug screen and have a valid drivers license and insurance. For more information please contact Jay Erickson at jay@universalcollectionsystems.com. 2-15-14 Part time help needed at Horse farm. Afternoon and weekend hours available. Duties include feeding, cleaning stalls, turning out horses, and general barn work. Previous experience required. Please email rachel@starquarry.com 1-30-3-14 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 4-25-72-15 www.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 15Epic 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 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. 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 Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. 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 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 1-3112-12-15HOUSE SITTER AVAILABLEResponsible, 50 year-old male, non-smok er, non-drinker. No pets, but likes them. References avaiilable. Call 914-282-4921 2-1-12-5-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) All Womens Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 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 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

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Lacrosse Exhibition The Gators womens lacrosse team plays a home exhibition tonight at 6:30 against England in Dizney Stadium. See story online at alligatorSports.org. Gators to Wear Custom UniformsFloridas basketball team will wear Nikes new Hyper Elite Platinum jerseys against Tennessee on Feb. 11. The custom uniforms are only being worn this year by select Nike-sponsored teams that have won championships. Florida freshman Taylor Burke is the goalkeeper for the soccer team but is also proving herself in another sport. See story, page 18. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAfter going 0-of-4 from distance against LSU, guard Kenny Boyntons streak of 34 straight games with a three ended, and he no longer leads the nation in made 3-pointers. UF PLAYS OLE MISS TONIGHT AT 7. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer Kenny Boynton had ended 12 other games in his UF career before last Saturday without a 3-pointer, but that didnt register immediately with his shocked teammates. It had been nearly a year since they previously saw Boynton hit nothing but glass and iron from behind the arc. Following Floridas home win against LSU, the news broke to senior guard Erving Walker that Boyntons 34-game streak with at least one 3-pointer had been snapped on a 0-of-4 night from outside. Oh, I didnt even know it. Wow, Walker said. Hell start another one back up soon. Sophomore guard Scottie Wilbekin didnt realize it either. Ahead of tonights road game against Ole Miss (13-6, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) at secutive games away from tying Lee Humphreys school record. No, I didnt, Wilbekin said. He didnt have a three last night or something? Thats something. I didnt even know about that. The No. 14 Gators (15-4, 3-1 SEC) have become accustomed to seeing the 6-foot-2 Boynton light up the 3-point line this season. His 66 threes led the nation until his most recent showing allowed three other players to slip past him in the rankings. He kept telling me the whole entire time on the bench, Coach, I need one more shot, UF coach Billy Donovan joked. I dont even know if Kenny realized it during the game, and I didnt realize it. It was one of those games; we didnt shoot the ball well [against LSU], and I thought Kenny had some pretty decent looks. Since SEC play has started, consistent 3-point shooting has been a problem for not only Boynton, but his team as well. While Floridas 202 threes are still the most in the NCAA, the Gators have shot below both their season shooting percentage and made 3-pointers per game average in three of their four SEC games. Every team is going to guard you differ ently, Donovan said. Maybe in years past, Kenny, if he had missed a few shots like that he could have gotten discouraged. Aside from Boynton, Donovan said he also hasnt seen a change in the rest of his teams shot selection. So far in conference play, 44.2 percent of Floridas shots have been 3-pointers. The Gators season average is 43.9 percent, which is ninth highest in the nation, according to Kenpom.com. It all varies, Donovan said. Someones asked me how many 3-point shots do you want to take a game? Clearly the last few Floridas three-point shooting cooling off during SEC play JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer Michelle Moultrie is in a class of her own. The turbulent storm that was the offseason swept away eight Gators, including the winningest senior class in Florida history. Left behind is Moultrie, the lone senior who now anchors a youthful squad with high hopes. Moultrie shined last season, setting six UF single-season records, including batting clip (.443) and hits (101). Her All-American season culminated in a trip to the Womens College World Senals, she captured Co-Most Outstanding Player honors. However, the Gators lineup also featured All-Americans Kelsey Bruder and Aja Paculba, as well as All-Southeastern Conference players Stephanie Brombacher and Megan Bush. With those 2011 seniors gone, all eyes are on Moultrie. She has really taken on and UF looking to lone senior Moultrie for leadershipWhenever Florida coach Will Muschamp speaks, I listen. Then I take it with a grain of salt. So when Muschamp was asked back in September about his recruiting philosophy, given his ties to Texas and other areas in the Southeast, I was all ears. Were going to take care of the state of Florida, Muschamp said. Thats where were going to win championships, with the players from the state of Florida. When you look at the Gators current crop of recruits a class that has 20 members, including six already enrolled in classes half of the players currently committed to Musside of the talent-rich state of Florida. Of the 100 best prospects in the nation, as rated by Rivals.com, 18 are from the Sunshine State (more than any other state). Of those 18, only three are committed to UF. Although Muschamp said hes going to win with Florida players, I cant fault him for the way he has recruited the state this year. He has done an admirable job building strong relationships and he is doing something with this class that it often seemed former coach Urban Meyer didnt do: recruit the teams needs. While Meyer was focused on putting together the fastest team in America during his Florida tenure at least nine of his 27 signees in 2010 reportedly ran a 4.5-second-orbetter 40-yard dash Muschamp is instead focused on assessing Floridas needs. And of Florida. Linebackers and special teams coach D.J. Gators recruiting needs, not states Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde SEE HOOPS, P AGE 19 SEE TOM, P AGE 18 SEE SOFT P AGE 18Moultrie THE TOM GREEN SHO W He kept telling me the whole entire time on the bench, Coach, I need one more shot.Billy DonovanUF coach

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Durkin has helped more than anyone in that regard. Durkin has essentially pillaged North Carolina, helping land four oral commitments from the state, three of Defensive ends Jonathan Bullard (the No. 1 end in the nation) and Alex McCalister give the Gators added depth along a defensive line that struggled with numbers last season, while D.J. Humphries, the top offensive tackle in the nation, is the type of recruit that can a makeshift offensive line in 2011. The Gators also have three other out-of-state prospects that will help solidify the defensive line next season: four-star Mississippi JUCO defensive tackle transfer Damien Jacobs, who signed in December, and a pair of three-star recruits from Georgia in Quinteze Williams and JaFar Mann. boosters and fans when he said he was going to win championships with players from Florida, he is staying true to something else he said last season. We need to get better on both lines of scrimmage, Muschamp said, because until you do that, its going Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. 18, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 TRACK AND FIELD KYLE EVERSAlligator Writer Athletes at the collegiate level devote much of their time to the athletic events they compete in Florida freshman Taylor Burke is no different, except she has it twice as hard. Burke plays goalkeeper on the womens soccer team in the fall, and she is currently competing in At the Alabama Invitational two her collegiate career, she placed fourth in her event. Burke has been competing in grade. At Medina High School in Medina, Ohio, she won three state championships and she also holds the states all-time high school record. Taylor Burke opened up [1.79m/5-10.50], which is one history, coach Mike Holloway said. Pretty good for a young lady who spent all fall playing goalie for the soccer team. On Tuesday, Burke was named the Southeastern Confer ence Co-Womens Freshman of the Week following her perfor mance on Sunday at the Gator Invite. The meet was her second NCAA meet and she took 1.79m/5-10.50. ing about what coach has been stressing at practice and before what coach has been telling me and focusing on that, Burke said. But when I start my apgoes blank. she tries to think as little as possible about the act, because then it becomes a more natural process. Burke will be competing on Friday at the Big 12 vs. SEC vs. Pac12 Challenge at Texas A&M, and she will have UFs high in the back of her mind. She hopes to break the record of 1.85m/6-0.75 as a freshman so she can continue to challenge herself to set new ones every year. Burke has her eyes set on her future in both of her athletic endeavors and is optimistic about where her athletic career may take her. Maybe playing in the World Cup or going to the Olympics would be pretty cool, Burke guess. UFs Burke clearing the bar in two sports TOM, from page 17Gators dub Moultrie The Silent Leaderembraced that leadership type role that she didnt have in previous years, [because] she didnt have to, coach Tim Walton said. She has really stepped up into that role. Moultrie has not used her spotlight to become a vocal leader; instead, she allows her play to do the talking. Being in the top of the lineup, I have to be a good example [by] trying to get on base and stay within myself and who I am, Moultrie said. Im not Kelsey Bruder as a hitter. I have to stay within what I can do. Leading the 2011 USA Womens National Team to the Gold Medal at the 2011 Pan American Games and helping Florida to three consecutive WCWS appearances, Moultrie has already proven her play to the seven incoming freshmen, who come in ranked as the No. 1 class in the nation, according to ESPN Rise. Jessica Damico, one of those highrie without even playing a game with her. Our senior, Michelle, without talking, shes a leader, Damico said. share the freshmans impression of Moultrie being the silent and powerful captain. Sophomore Cheyenne ership qualities throughout last season. Michelle is a great leader by exsit and be quiet to watch Michelle. And if Michelle does say something, everybody is dead quiet and they silent leader. blow to the Gators, which are now forced to lean more on the inexperienced players. However, the Gators believe as long as Moultrie performs will be inspired to keep up. Walton said he doesnt feel like he has the No. 2 team in the nation right now, though thats where the USA Today/NFCA Coaches poll rates Florida. He relies on Moultrie to prove UF is worthy of that toptwo ranking and possibly catapult appearance. Though Moultrie has been dubbed The Silent Leader by her teammates, she does sometimes get vocal about things. When asked if Moultrie will continue to lead the Gators at the top of the lineup, Walton said I asked Michelle if she wants to bat one or two, and she said one. So were batting her one. And thats the truth. SOFTBALL, from page 17 Burke

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years we were not a great shooting team. I would consider us an average shooting team, and I think shooters (this year). may have the opportunity to start another against an Ole Miss team struggling to contain opposing shooters. 3-pointers were tied with South Carolina for the most an SEC team has given up this season. them. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org.Ole Miss allowing most threes in SEC ALLIGATOR, WOMENS TENNIS ELI MARGERAlligator Writer For Florida, Wednesday afternoon and more of the dominance to which shook off some rust and looked sharp against the overmatched Trojans. The coach downplayed his achievement and instead focused on the many positives from the match. I thought we played well, Thorngame, and I think today the girls struck the courts, really. did not lose a single game. Joanna Mather, and Alex Cercone and their opponents 8-3 after a slow start. We had to get used to each other, played together for a couple months. We practiced just once, Oyen said. cult. After securing their momentum into singles. Florida came out with a slightly different lineup, one without one of their top singles players. With No. 4 Joanna Mather out of the rotation to allow others more playing and continuing a strong start to the spring. singles match of the afternoon. EmImmediately after Hitimana clinched the match, sophomore Olivia in straight sets, and aside from a few Florida. We looked sharp at the end, really Thornqvist said.Thornqvist reaches 250 wins in Troy sweep HOOPS, from page 17Thornqvist UF Mens Bask etball

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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 87 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Gainesville temperatures unseasonably warmWeekend weather may cool down, pg 3. Former WUFT producer charged with batteryPolice say she resisted arrest, pg 5. Student organization offers rides to polls A UF alumnus offered his car to drive voters to the polls Wednesday on behalf of Students for a Democratic Society, pg. 5. 80 /61 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 8 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffEric and Susan Scites practice the glass harp Wednesday afternoon in preparation for the opening of the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Eric, 49, and his wife, Susan, 47, travel the country demonstrating the instrument. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterDavid Brown drove his golf cart past half-assembled tents and clothing racks packed with purple-andblue wizard robes. Cloth ran between wooden posts and stuck out of the newly packed ground, forming a maze. with empty glass bottles, soon to be They were setting up for the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, a process that continues today as an ageold city reappears on the Alachua County Fairgrounds. The 26th annual fair will take place Saturday and Sunday and Feb. 3 to Feb. 5. Entrance is $14 for adults, $7 for children ages 5 to 17 and free for children younger than 5. The sounds of hammers pounding posts and the smell of musty costumes drifted through the air at the fairgrounds, located at 2900 NE 39th Ave. For about a week, 20 workers put in 10-hour days to set up the fair, said Brown, site manager at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. We have had some of the best laborers ever this year, he said, adding that the setup for the fair was a half-day ahead of schedule. 12 workers from a temporary employment agency, TempForce, set up the fair, Brown said. While preparing for the fair, Brown and about 20 workers brought in 25 to 30 temporary bathrooms, 500 benches at $75 each and 5,000 to 6,000 combinations of nuts, bolts and washers, Brown said. Its like one big puzzle, he said. Brown drove through the lifesized puzzle while each piece was watched tents transforming into medieval storefronts, stages for jesters to please royalty and a chessboard big enough for human players. It takes one to two weeks to transform the fairgrounds into a make-believe medieval town. But planning is a yearlong process. Brown has been managing the fair for two decades, but he only does it three weeks each year. When hes not working with the fair, he said, Brown pulls up and puts down asphalt for the City of Gainesville. Its a nice change of pace, he Hoggetowne Medieval Faire readying for openSEE HOGGETOWNE, PAGE 4 JOEY FLECHASAlligator Staff WriterA group of about 20 UF students will join hundreds more students in Tallahassee today to lobby for an end to tuition hikes and budget cuts, as well as fair representation on the board that governs the State University System. These topics highlight the legislative agenda for the the Florida Student Association, which is holding its annual Rally in Tally today at 1 p.m. in the state capitol. Student Government External Affairs Director Billy Vranish is leading a group from UF to participate. Students will meet with legislators in addition to rallying on the capitol steps. FSA chairman Michael Long cited affordable tuition as the the top issue for the students this legislative session. Traveling from school to school, its easy to see that the No.1 issue on students minds is the rising cost of tuition, said Long, a sophomore who is co-president of the student body at New College of Florida. According to the legislative agenda prepared by FSA, the group is asking lawmakers to maintain the current level of funding for higher education without increasing tuition. Another priority, Long said, is student representation on the Board of Governors, the State University Systems highest governing body. The student representative on the Board of Governors is elected from among the 10 university student body Students head to Capitol today to lobby lawmakersLEGISLATURE THE VICTIM DIALED 911 FOR HIM. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterCraig Adams threatened to take Eisha Steeles life Tuesday evening. Just four hours later, she saved his. Steele lives in unit 144 at Regency Oaks Apartments. She heard a knock on the door around 10 p.m. It was a man from the second said, but she managed to make out the mesWhen she walked outside to check, she ams door. Earlier in the evening, at around 5:50, the 51-year-old threatened Steele with a butcher knife and said he was going to kill her. But none of that mattered now. She pounded at the entrance to 143 and yelled for the old man to come out. Nothing. She called 911. Im trying to save his life, but at the same time, hes been trying to kill me, Steele said. So its weird. I just had to forget all of that and get help. Im not going to let him die. It wasnt hard for Gainesville Fire Rescue to Adams fell asleep while cooking, Gainesville Adams was not harmed, but he was arrested and charged with aggravated assault for threatening Steele with the knife. He was still in Alachua County Jail on Wednesday night with a bond of $10,000. Steele is close with her next-door neighbor, she said. He served in Vietnam; she spent time in Iraq. A lot of people in the apartment complex are veterans. We have a special bond, all of us who served, she said. We look out for each other. There are certain things you see when youre in combat that other people just cant relate to. We know how the government treats some of Man cannot elude assault charges after apartment fire SEE FIRE, PAGE 4 SEE RALLY, PAGE 43033 returns to Gainesville next week! Page 11 has the sidesplitting details.Steele

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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 87 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HHAPPENING?City of Gainesvilles Arbor Day Celebration Today, 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 Tree City USA by planting 56 magnolia trees at the Thomas Center. Music and refreshments will be provided at the celebration. For more information, visit cbb.cityofgainesville.org. The Closet Monologues with Scott Fried Today, 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, 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 with time to scuba dive in what is considered to be the worlds secondbest diving location. All students who go on this trip with us will have an opportunity 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. 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 formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. professor of anthropology and co-director of the Program in Global Health and Health Policy. Critical Mass Leisurely Bike Ride Friday, 5 p.m. Plaza of the Americas Put the fun between your legs. Join in an International Monthly Celebration of the Bicycle. The bike ride will take place the last Friday of every month. Meet on the plaza at 5 p.m. for the ride that will begin at 5:30 p.m. 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 an amazing service trip to Honduras this summer with PARTLY CLOUDY 80/61 THUNDER STORMS 77/48 SUNNY 74/45 SUNNY 69/37 SUNNY 68/42 MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 WEATHER SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing WriterGainesville has been experiencing unusually warm weather this January. Temperatures have been almost 20 degrees higher than the average for this time of the year. On Tuesday, the temperature came within two degrees of breaking that dates record high of 85 degrees Farenheit. Students, typically bundled in boots and scarves for winter at this time of year, could be seen Wednesday roaming campus in Jayme Fitzgerald, a 21-yearold tourism and hospitality management major, was handing out You cant complain, because the weather outside is great, Fitzgerald said. I love wearing shorts and a T-shirt out instead of The main cause for this warmth is a weather pattern called Arctic oscillation, said Al Sandrik, meteorologist for the National Weather Service. The continental U.S. is cur rently locked in a positive Arctic oscillation, which means there is lower-than-normal pressure over the poles. This causes colder weather to get stuck in the northern parts of the continent like Canada and Alaska. However, the system can switch unpredictably to a negative Arctic oscillation, which would allow the cold air to venture south. Gainesvilles last two winters coldest seasons on record, which may have been caused by a negative Arctic oscillation, Sandrik said. Dont be surprised if it gets cold in February or March, he said. We usually dont stay locked in one pattern for the whole season. La Nia is also playing a role, he said. The weather pattern is southern areas. The warm temperatures will take the weekend off, with low temperatures in the upper 40s and high temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Theres even a chance of a freeze Monday night. Still, this dip in temperature hasnt dampened Fitzgeralds appreciation of the warm weather, considering she used to live in Oklahoma. Its 32 degrees there right now, Fitzgerald said. So this weather is perfect.Gainesville temperatures unseasonably high for January

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said. Brown drove down the center path, and he heard classic rock from a van a few tents down. He saw the Walker family setting up display cases that will hold the results of a lifetime of practice. After 20 years, Bob Walker, 48-year-old puppet maker and owner of Midsummer Knights Dream, said he is still happy to drive from Ocala to participate in the fair. Its about home pride, he said. It takes a minimum of four hours and an average of eight hours to make a puppet, he said. cloth, wood and imagination are assembled in Ocala. People either smile at or are Some people will not believe when you tell them [the puppet] isnt real, Walker said. Brown kept driving. The smell of freshly cut wood and the sound of men laughing over a cold beer whisked by. Kyle Parker, 38-year-old craftsman with Royal Armoury, said the company drives more than 1,000 miles from Holly, Mich., to Gainesville and has been for all 26 years the fair has been running. Royal Armoury sells wooden shields and swords for children. The family-owned business has crafted the toys for about 40 years through three generations of apprentices. Parkers children, mostly in their 20s, paint the intricate designs, he said, and the company brought more than 2,000 pieces of wooden crafts to sell. The sound of water in crystal glasses played by deft hands rang, and Brown drove onward toward the back of the town. Eric Scites, 49, and his wife, Susan, 47, swept their hands across the rims of the 41 snifters that make up the glass harp. The couple has played the glass harp for about a decade, Susan said. Creating music with only their hands, crystal and water is their full-time job. For the eighth year in a row, theyll sit in their tent by the trees as they share their music and the lore of this recreated world. Were here for the history, Eric said. Brown drove away from the town-raising, past the racks of cotton costumes, past a storage ined nations and toward the open front gate. Outside, logistics like parking and police patrols wait for him. But inside, a world of imagination is unfolding. 4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffT.J. Villamil, presidential candidate for the Unite Party, speaks outside the Reitz Union on Wednesday afternoon. STUDENT GOVERNMENT SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterStudent Government Treasurer T.J. Villamil announced his candidacy with the Unite Party for Student Body president between classes Wednesday afternoon. About 40 students were on the Reitz Union North Lawn as Villamil spoke about the upcoming election and his campaign. I have big plans for the future of Student Government, he said. He spoke of using technology to enhance the student experience. He also spoke of continuing the results the Unite Party produces. The Unite Party, started in 2009, has had three presidential campaigns and six party platforms, said party spokeswoman Christina Bonarrigo. We have the most studentfriendly campus in the world, Villamil said. But why be happy with the status quo? As the son of two Cuban immigrants, Villamil said he wants to honor their commitment to him by serving others. As Student Body treasurer, Villamil said he increased funding for student organizations and worked with student leaders on the initiative to expand and renovate the Reitz Union. Villamil was a senator for two consecutive years and chaired the Budget and Appropriations Committee. He was elected treasurer in Spring 2010. The Students Party has yet to choose a candidate. Villamil plans to select his treasurer and vice president next week. He said he wants to get this out of the way so the Unite Party can start building a platform. I am excited to unite this campus as one, he said. T.J. Villamil to run for Student Body president HOGGETOWNE, from page 1Some vendors have been at fair for generations Two UF student groups will attendpresidents in the FSA. Long is currently serving as the representative. A bill now under consideration would give Gov. Rick Scott the power to appoint the position, displacing the current process. How is the governor going to better identify a student leader than student leaders themselves? Long said. A separate group of 10 UF students is making the trip as part of the statewide student activist group Florida Alliance for Student Action. Cassia Laham, 22, organized the trip. The political science senior said although the students are not going to lobby as part of the FSAs effort, they feel students dont go to the capitol during the legislative session often enough. There is a legislative session that is going to affect everyones pockets, she said. The group is also advocating for many of the same issues as FSA, including an end to tuition hikes and cuts to higher education budgets and Bright Futures scholar ships. Long said the trip is not only a lobbying mission but also an educational experience for students. Its a chance for students to learn about the legislative process, he said. The Florida Student Association is an independent dents at 10 institutions in the State University System, according to the associations website. RALLY, from page 1Dispute started over money for errandus, not taking care of certain things they should, so we have each others backs. They didnt earlier on Tuesday, though. Steele gave Adams some money to walk across Southwest 34th Street and buy Honey Buns and croissants at Kellys Kwik Shop for time shed asked him, and she lets him keep whatever money is left. But this time he didnt buy everything she asked for. When she demanded the rest of her money, Adams got angry. He yelled and stepped toward her. She retreated, but he kept coming. They ended up at her doorstep. Steele said she ran into her kitchen, grabbed a knife off the top of her fridge and told him to leave. Adams then ran to his apartment and grabbed a knife of his own. A butcher knife. He came back. Bitch, if you come outside Im going to kill you, he said, according to an arrest report. Steeles brother, Trey King, stepped between the two knives, and Adams walked back to his apartment. He suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and sometimes becomes paranoid, Steele said. It doesnt help that he uses drugs from time to time. Still, Steele never saw Adams so angry before Tuesday. could not go inside Adams apartment because they werent 100 percent sure he was there, said Lidoor and told him to come out, but he stayed inside. Eventually, the police left. Its a little bit of karma, Litchhours earlier, we were out here and he wouldnt answer the door for us. Then he falls asleep and starts FIRE from page 1 Its a little bit of karma.Gainesville Police Top Priorities: 1. Affordable tuition: FSA is requesting no increase to tu ition. 2. Student representation on the Board of Governors: Cur rently, the student representative on the board is elected from the 10 student body presidents in FSA. A bill has point the position. FSA opposes the bill because it feels should continue to be democratically elected. 3. Funding for facilities: FSA is asking the legislature to creases from the university boards of trustees for funding

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 CITY ELECTIONS ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterDave Schneider watched and waited for the right moment as students passed his table. Are you registered to vote, man? he asked passers-by as they stared at the pavement and beelined for Library West. Come vote, dude. Ill drive you to the polls, get you out of there in 10, 15 minutes max. Schneider, a 21-year-old UF alumnus, stood behind a table on the Plaza of the Americas Tuesday afternoon. A white, handwritten sign on the table read, We can drive you to the polls today. On behalf of Students for a Democratic Society, Schneider volunteered his car and offered free rides downtown for anyone interested in the city elections and the Republican Presidential Preference Primary. He lingered in front of the table in khaki pants and a long-sleeved, blue, button-down dress shirt. It was 81 degrees outside without a cloud in the sky. Most people avoided him. Some said they had class, some said they were registered in other counties and others said they would come back later. They never did. Within a few hours of standing and talking, Schneider persuaded one student. I guess if hes dedicated enough to drive people, and theres a free ride right here, I better go vote, said Robbey Hayes, a 21-year-old anthropology junior. So, off they went. Schneider, a city coordinator for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, kept his 2005 Camry on hand in the nearby Chipotle Mexican Grill parking lot. Schneider picked up a little secret during his four years at UF: Chipotle never tows, he said. Windows down and music off, Schneider drove Hayes downtown to the Supervisor of Elections Administration Building next to Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Hayes said he didnt know too much about the city candidates or state voting regulations. Schneider, who is also the deputy campaign manager for James Ingle, a Gainesville City Commission at-large 1 candidate, spent most of the 10-minute ride explaining candidate platforms and regulations. As the two passed Bagels & Noodles on University Avenue, Hayes gushed about how good the Vietnamese soup was. Really? Ive never heard of it. Im going to go try it this week, Schneider said. They arrived at the downtown voting site. The seven voter-reserved parking spots in front of the building were vacant. Schneider parked and stayed in the car. He kept his car running and left the windows down. Hayes went inside to vote. The voting process took about 10 minutes because Hayes had to change his address. That takes longer than usual, Schneider said. Normally there are no lines during early voting, he said. So it takes no time. Voted sticker and walked back to the car. The 68-year-old poll deputy who was sitting outside the building in his goodbye. I cant tell ya how wonderful it is to see students down here voting early, said Joe Antonelli, poll deputy at the Supervisor of Elections Administration Building. The burly, gray-bearded man said he has been working the polls in Gainesville for 20 years. I look forward to when students come, he said. It shows that they are taking an interest, which is great because student turnout is usually abysmal. Hayes said he was happy to do his part in the city political process. These city elections are affecting me, he said. I did my civic duty. It was exhilarating. And I got a free ride out of it. On the way back to campus, Schto mobilize students to go vote in city and state elections. Regardless, he said, he was thrilled Hayes took advantage of the free ride. The two arrived back on the plaza. Hayes went to class, and Schneider returned to his post. When he arrived, another student was waiting for him.Alumnus offers car rides to polls TYLER JETTAlligator WriterA former producer at WUFT-TV was arrested and without violence Wednesday morning. According to a police report, Lisa Stengel, 22, was drunk when she started cursing at paramedics and side the 101 Downtown bar. Lake and the paramedics were trying to help Stengels friend, whose leg was cut. She is a broadcast journalism major at UF, according to her Facebook page. Stengel yelled louder and louder, and eventually Lake tried to calm her down. Stengel, who is 5 feet tall, cording to the report. At Lakes patrol car, Stengel resisted as he tried to refused to swing her legs in. Eventually, Lake strapped her in a rip hobble to keep her from squirming. A rip hobble is a strap that locks a persons legs together at the ankle. It is used on someone who is kicking other people. Stengel did not return a call requesting comment.Former WUFT producer charged with battery Normally there are no lines during early voting. So it takes no time.Dave SchneiderUF alumnusStengel

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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 EditorialTHURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR41 TOTAL VOTES24% YES 76% NOWednesdays question: Are you participating in this semesters Career Showcase? Todays question: Are you going to the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire? Students should pick Gingrich in primaryIt is now abundantly obvious that the Republican primary has become a two-man race. As much as several misguided college students dont like to admit it, Ron Paul is and always has been irrelevant. Rick Santorum is an extremist joke. The choice Republicans need to make is between two men. The next president of the United States could very well be a Newt. Newt Gingrich, that is. Coming from a landslide victory in South Carolina, his next stop is Florida, where hes now in a virtual tie with Mitt Romney. Not only is Gingrich the best Republican candidate, he is the candidate best suited to beat President Obama. Then you have Romney, the candidate with the ideal resume, the ideal family, the ideal hair and the ideal problem: resents the perfect foil to both the restraint of the Romney campaign and the discipline of the Obama regime. He speaks his mind, tells the harsh truth and knows how to manipulate the levers of power in Washington. Contrast that with Obama, whose naivete of Washington is second only to his misguided liberal policies and Romney, whose robotic disconnect is second only to the ease with which he spews scripted talking points. For those who watched the debate on Monday night, those talking points were out in full force. You could sense the panicked desperarich. So lets clear things up and talk about these attacks or, should I say, lies? First off, Romney accuses Gingrich of lobbying on behalf of Freddie Mac, a bank that contributed to the housing crisis. advice to several businesses on a wide variety of topics. In fact, Gingrich urged Republicans to vote against the bailout for Freddie Mac. Romney also likes to talk about the ethics investigation that Gingrich underwent as speaker of the House. Well, after four successful years as Republican House speaker, bitter Democrats levied 84 politically motivated ethics charges. Of these, 83 were dropped. The remaining charge was the fault of a lawyer, but Gingrich took responsibility. With regard to cap and trade, Romney attacks Gingrich for sitting on a couch with Nancy Pelosi in support of a carbon emissions reduction program. First of all, I have a hard time understanding why bipartisanship became a poisonous practice. Second of all, it was traditional Republican ideology at the time to support such a program. George H.W. Bush supported cap and trade. Doctrines change, and the position of the Republican Party on cap and trade changed. So too has Gingrichs position. This is not to say that Gingrich is perfect. Yes, he is prone gaffes. Yes, he does have some failings in his personal life. But Id much rather have a candidate whose dirty laundry has been aired for 30 years than a candidate who couldnt be called a conservative just 10 years ago. Id much rather have a candidate who can withstand controversy than one who buckles under it. Id much rather have Newt Gingrich. With Floridas primary on Tuesday, the airwaves are dominated by these attacks. Ignore them and do your research. In fact, watch the debate tonight on CNN at 8 p.m. No matter whom you choose, it is important that you do, indeed, choose. Go vote. However, keep in mind that in a political era of misleading sound bites and stagecraft, it is paramount that we have a candidate who doesnt need a teleprompter to make a point. It is paramount that we have a candidate who speaks his mind and not the minds of his well-paid political consultants. Speaker Gingrich is that candidate. He is here to stay and, I hope, to win. Garrett Bruno is a political science sophomore at UF. His column appears on Thursdays. Current law caters to creative classThroughout the current debate over the Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA, and its sister bill the Protect Intellectual Property Act, PIPA, supporters and opponents have been in agreement that online piracy is a problem that should be addressed. Opponents of the bills will often say the government should do something to stop the illegal downloads of copyright material around the Web, but SOPA and PIPA give the government too much reach into the Internet. And they are absolutely correct. Giving the government the power to shut down websites without due process upon suspicion that the sites have illicit copyright material is too much power. Under these pieces of legislation, the owners of websites will be responsible for illegal content uploaded by users, whether or not they know the material exists on their site. But shouldnt opponents of these bills be questioning the entire reason for their existence? In the U.S. and elsewhere, there exists a belief that ideas deserve some protection by the government. Copyright law assumes that the creators of music, books, art and new technologies have a right to their material and that anyone who attempts to replicate this material is in violation of the law. Copyrights, it is argued, encourage innovation by giving people who create new things the incentive to introduce new forms of art and technology without the fear that their ideas will be stolen. The argument continues that without this incentive, no one will create anything new. But if copyrights are designed to help emerging creators and artists, why is it that those in the establishment, such as the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America, are among the most ardent supporters of the bill? If copyrights are supposed to create incentives for innovation and creativity, why is it that indecome out strongly in favor of these pieces of legislation? The fact of the matter is that copyright law, as it stands, gives those already in the creative class an intellectual monopoly over ideas. The illicit use of copyright material on the Internet has not hindered but created an explosion in creativity. How many people have become YouTube sensations by covering or mixing popular songs and then going on to record their own music and albums? Copyrights prohibit the ability of others to imitate and create derivative works without permission of the creator, limiting our capacity to expand on existing material. Opponents of SOPA and PIPA should move beyond their protest of these laws and question the entire monopolistic structure of our current intellectual property laws. Garrett Brunoopinions@alligator.org

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 As a goal for this year and going forward, state legislators want more graduates in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) majors in order to attract high-paying jobs to the state of Florida. This is a noble goal that should be pursued by all means. STEM jobs not only provide jobs for those who have earned a STEM degree but can provide a ripple effect in the community surrounding these jobs. Workers in tainment just like everyone else. Quite often, due to their higher income, they are willing to pay more for these areas of commerce and are therefore providing higher-paying jobs to the surrounding community. However, UF President Bernie Machen has responded with an idea that, to students in STEM majors, may seem to be counterproductive on the surface. President Machen proposed to the state legislature that it should grant him the ability to raise tuition for these students. This would appear to be a move to dissuade stuThe goal, however, is to increase graduation in the STEM majors. Therefore President Machens proposiways. First, the increased tuition for STEM majors would undoubtedly provide improved funding for the items associated with the coursework in these majors such as lab equipment, high-salaried faculty and costly teaching materials. The way in which this increase in tuition consider the pros and cons of pursuing a STEM degree more carefully. Students would take more into consideration when their career aspirations. This is similar to the higher cost of graduate and professional degree programs and the way in which students weigh the pros and cons of pursuing them, all the while taking into account the costs associated with pursuing these studies. Some opponents will say this keeps students of lower socioeconomic status from pursuing STEM majors. This is not so. The State University System will always have a priority of providing a quality education to students of all economic backgrounds. Stuacademic merit will also get aid. Thats not the issue. The issue is students hear on the news and in the media about the high-paying jobs associated with earning a STEM degree, and they pursue these jobs This increase in tuition for STEM majors will give incoming students pause to consider their career options and the paths they wish to follow, encouraging mission and make their education worthwhile. rate by sending high-achieving students into majors they are actually interested in, without spending time pursuing a major that they do not have a passion for. This measure should be supported and carefully considered by faculty, students, legislators and citizens alike. Austin Swink is a political science sophomore at UF.Austin SwinkSpeaking Out The Keystone XL Pipeline was designed to carry oil to the Gulf of Mexico from the Canadian tar sands, a particularly dirty source of crude oil. According to NASAs top climate scientist James Hansen, the full development of the pipeline would mean game over for the climate. Infuriated by this threat to human security, environmental activists have organized rapidly in the past six months. While in peaceful protest, 1,252 activists were arrested in August and more than 10,000 showed up to surround the White House in November. A few weeks later, President Obama chose to postpone his decision on KXL until after the presidential election. House Republicans responded to this by pinning an article on KXL to the payroll tax cut extension bill, effectively forcing a decision on the pipeline within 60 days. When forced to make the decision, Obama said no to the KXL construction permit. In some ways, this is a victory. Obama rejected an environmentally destructive proposal after the greatest surge of environmental activism in recent history. Normally the same goal and won. The power of people beat out the This, after all, is why activism matters. In other ways, however, Obamas decision is not sigpipeline, will reapply for the construction permit in two weeks with a slightly different route. The State Department will then take a year to complete a new investigation of its environmental effect, and the plan may be approved after that. In other words, Obamas decision was Furthermore, as he announced his decision to deny the permit, Obama declared continuing support for domestic oil development. What happened to the president who announced in 2008 that he would end the tyranny of oil? What happened to the president who pays attention to reality? According to the International Energy Association, we or else all hope of stopping irreversible climate change will be lost. The IEA is a conservative body, using standards for safe levels of atmospheric CO2 concentration that are often considered too high. not afford to develop fossil fuels further. Supporters of KXL like to say it is just one more pipeline, and its negative impact on the climate is worth 5,000 temporary jobs. Some critics of the anti-KXL movement like pointing out that it would take 1,000 years to fully develop the tar sands, arguing that Hansens game over quote doesnt apply and KXL isnt actually that important to climate change. These arguments all miss the point. We dont have 1,000 years to wait for the tar sands to be completely deportunity to combat climate change is closed forever, according to Faith Birol, chief economist of the IEA. No pipeline, KXL or otherwise, is just another pipeline at this point. Every piece of fossil fuel infrastructure that we build locks us into decades of deadly pollution that we cannot afford. We have to reverse the trend, stop developing fossil fuels and power the world using clean, safe energy sources. This vision is not stupid or unrealistic. Engineers at Stanford and University of California, Davis, have found that it would be possible to provide the entire worlds energy needs from clean, safe sources by 2050, keeping energy costs similar to those today. This is not a question of technology or economics it is a question of political will. How do we get there? For a start, we can stop wasting $10 billion each year on fossil fuel subsidies. We can pass Rep. Pete Starks Save Our Climate Act to set up a fee and dividend carbon-taxing scheme that would protect citizens, encourage development of safe energy sources by volatile oil prices. American families shouldnt spend their hard-earned money on energy that causes air pollution, damages their health and increases our nations health care costs. We want our money going to clean energy programs that create sustainable jobs for Americans and strengthen our communities. Clean energy development and investments in energy and save us billions of dollars. Continued investments in fossil fuel infrastructure such as Keystone XL will cost us billions of dollars and destroy lives. Do you really want to live in a country where corporate fossil fuel dictators steal your health, corrupt your democracy and destroy your communities and safety back our country and build a better future. Alli Welton is a columnist for the Harvard Crimson at Harvard University. US should not invest in pipelineUWireAlli WeltonUWire Tuition should be higher for students getting STEM degreesGuest column

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theAvenue The Row movie premieres tonight in Weimer. Theres a better way to score local produce: the farmers market! THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/THE_AVENUE DANA BURKEEven though you stalked ISIS for the perfect schedule and attended all your ter, old habits die hard. Lets be honest crastination. fessors into giving you good grades. If not, at least youll look good failing. The Collar and even sleeveless. A pocket or fun buttons can give you a you like to be bold, opt for a design in a of brands like Burberry and Dior. For the This involves cutting a collar off an old The Ballet FlatThe delicate balance of professional In order to look like a student and not a young and fashionable. The Blazer a blazer. Its professional, sophisticated ing your coordinating pencil skirt tucked al settings. Instantly add a touch of class by on chilly Gainesville nights. The Timepiece a paper. Dana Burke / Alligator StaffOutside, it feels like spring or summer instead of winter dont let the weather trick you!Fifth Avenue Fashion: Too Cool for School? fashionSEE FIFTH AVENUE, PAGE 9 Gainesville Improv Festival Schedule Wednesday Thursday Dear Aunt Gertrude Friday Saturday Interested in checking out comedy teams from across the country? Heres the schedule for GIF 2012: Saturday

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Aside from keeping the time, a watch is a great way to complete The CardiganGo with a striped pattern for a geek-chic look or a classic knit for ALLIGATOR, 9Dana Burke / Alligator StaffMaking simple switches in your clothing choices can make life cuter and easier! MICHAEL LLERENAAvenue WriterMajor record labels were once the kingpins of support of a major label to promote them, to ensure proper album distribution and to basically guaranquestion remains: What are labels doing now? Rapper A$AP Rocky, a recent addition to the the form of posters and other paraphernalia is still sense of commitment to her job as a college marketWhile major labels remain an integral part of the music community, both global and local, local scenes with access to independent labels retain a has put out releases from seminal Me!, Hot Water Music and Less Today, indie labels are in a position to supplelabels ensure a direct line of communication with Today, anybody can record something, put it Marketing music in Gainesville is fun Dress smarter sooner FIFTH aA VENUE, from page 8 It almost takes a village to market music in town

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KAY BEA Avenue ColumnistOver the weekend, I got to thinking about the implications of the dance club cover charge. Essentially an admission fare into a land of fun, the door fee resounds for most of us as a common annoyance that we overlook in order anticipation generated while waiting is better than the reality on the other side. As I stood in a meandering-yet-moving line of hopefuls unluckily absent from a promoters guest list, I observed a number of kiddies chattering and texting as they anxiously killed time. Even though the line had yet to cross the path of the bouncer blockade, I could detect a general sense of excitement in the dolled-up crowd. Hair and makeup had not yet been mussed by the humidity that results from gyrating hips, and untucked oxford shirts were still crisp and free of drunkie spill stains. The night was young, the mob was hot and the prospect of an epic night was still an option. As one who has a history of dating guys who either play in a rock band, create art, have ironic tattoos or over-intellectualize fashion photography (because they are hoping it will one day land them a girl on the runway Im on to you boys!), I will come clean and say the typical men who frequent the Midtown scene on another secret: Those who jump to that conclusion are dead wrong. As much as I cannot deny the immediate (albeit frustrating) attraction I have toward men likening Chris Martin, how could I possibly write off the clean-cut, J. ca midto late-90s? Plus, I never got to wear my super-short, tight, spaghetti-strap, sparkly dress purchased and previously designated to New Years Eve. It was time for some clubbing. (Before I go any further, let me just say that yes, I know that there are lots of types of people who hang out in Midtown. But for brevitys sake, let me just talk broadly and gener alize the hell out of this area of Gainesville. Thanks.) Lets get back to the line outside of the club in Midtown. Im watching people grow anxious and pumped to go inside when it occurs to me that the way into a dance club is kind of an odd thing. Here, there was a large congregation of people willing to waste a chunk of their weekend on anticipation: the closeness of a good time within view yet not quite reached. I came to the conclusion that the mystery that character of the cover charge. Of course, some attendees such as ultragood looking girls get the go-ahead with ease, but it occurred to me that even this is part of the mystery game. Through the act of organizand parading those who trump the tower to the front of the line, the combination of jealousy and longing to get in continues to multiply with every minute spent waiting. Bouncers but anyone with a brain knows that a packed club is a popular club, and a popular club is a moneymaker. While thinking about these shenanigans, I reached the point where it was my turn to in search of my (seemingly undercover) wallet, I could tell the door guy was getting anwhat have you been doing all this time in line the almighty money holder. Having passed 21 ages ago, I was motioned in with the rest of the herd, stopped only once more to pay cover. Was it worth it? Youll 10, ALLIGATOR The Art of Flying Solo, Topic 2: Cover Charge and a Change MOLLY VAZQUEZAvenue Writer teamed up to write, produce and direct the raunchy comedy at 7 p.m. ing while highlighting the taboo of being gay in the Greek community. that exists and something that can exist almost harmoniously with the fact the Greek community isnt very accepting of hotor. Using some of his own experiences as a gay fraternity sometimes feeling like an outsider in his fraternity. He also wanted to shed light on the stereotype not always given to a gay man. pus dont always gear their efforts to all kinds of gay men. This past spring, Mitchell wrote an article for the Alligator traying gay men in a stereotypical way. The story received a range of reactions including extremely negative responses, he said. moviesSEE ROW, PAGE 11 SEE ROWROW PAGE 11

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I wanted to show a somewhat accurate portrayal of just one per sons experience of being in a frat and being openly gay, he said. Ricky Carter, 21, president of Pride Student Union and an English withheld his view on the story but forward for the LGBTQ community. I personally believe that talking about a certain subject brings to light someones reality, he said. Carter said he hopes that Mitchell will create something that shows gay stereotypes in a gay-positive light without being exaggerated. Even though Pride has already cosponsored events with the Greek community, he thinks its still a relevant topic. Im supportive and sure that every person in Pride is supportive said. Director and producer Kern, 22, telecommunication production major, said he wanted to shoot the movie because it was something that wasnt done before. Im OK with providing the outlet to push the envelope into uncharted territory, Kern said. He said it is important to talk about gay individuals in the Greek community but also wanted to start strides into different directions. Kern said he hopes to get laughs from the viewers while they also He thinks comedy is the best route for the movies subject matter because its the easiest way to relate the truth. Through comedy, even if youre not 100 percent okay with whats being said, its easier to understand and come to terms with it, he said. Kern said he met Mitchell while participating in Dance Marathon last year in March. Mitchell pitched him the idea for the movie, and he immediately agreed. Completely shot in Gainesville, production began in May and endranging from local bars to wedding boutiques, Kern said. All the main actors in the movie are UF students or alumni. After main character, who is a member of Delta Alpha Kappa, Mitchell agreed to play the part. I saw too much of Jonothon in the character that it got to the point where no one could deliver the lines like he could, Kern said. Florida Film Festival, the Boston Film Festival and the Tampa Inter national Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. They will continue to send the movie to festivals after the debut. The cool thing, I think, about The Row is its not solely focused on the homosexual aspect of it, Mitchell said. I think the over all message is that life in college is hard. The movie includes the pressures of long-term relationships, the hopes of losing your virginity and friendships, he said. Students have to manage dealing with daily life on We all go through college, no OLIVIA FELDMANAvenue WriterNext week, improvisational ing or just walking down the street to TitleTown to show off their quick-thinking and sketch comedy. Twenty-one improv groups will perform in the seventh annual Gainesville Improv Festival from Feb. 1 to Feb. 4 at the Squitieri Studio Theatre in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tom ODonnell and Skyler Stone, two alumni from UF and Theatre Strike Force, started the festival in 2005 and have been producing it every year since. We kind of grew up [with TSF], so when we graduated we wanted to give back to Gainesville and show national talent what a great place Gainesville is, ODonnell said. The mission of GIF, according to the website, is to share with the Gainesville community the cultures and traditions of the vibrant Gainesville improvisational scene. Many of the groups this year come from Florida, including Theatre Strike Force, but six of them hail from Chicagos thriving improv scene. GIF has featured such prominent instructors as Jeff Griggs from iO (ImprovOlympic) Chicago, Mark Sutton and Joe Bill, both from the Second City Chicago Training Center, according to the festivals Facebook page. In past years, groups have come from as far away as Los Angeles. Two headliners from last year will be featured on Friday: 3033, which ODonnell said is considered gurus of improv, and Dummy, both from Chicago. Among the new acts this year are Chicago-based An Unscripted Romance, which consists of Lindsey Finn and Derrick Aguis ship based on suggestions from the audience. An estimated 1,200 to 1,400 people are expected to attend GIF during the four nights. ODonnell said most groups hear about the festival by wordof-mouth. Over almost 15 years, weve made a lot of friendships,he said. Well let our friends know event, and then theyll tell their friends. If they hear it from a friend, theyre going to trust it more. Jeff Quintana, a UF and TSF They have all since moved to Chicago and have been performing together for almost two years. I like that the festival is big but not too big, Quintana, 29, said. They keep things pretty or ganized. GIF is such a great time. You meet a lot of like-minded people and make great connections that could potentially be useful later, said Liz Anderson, president of TSF. And its just plain fun if you try not to let your nerves get the best of you.  In addition to performances, several improv groups will be hosting workshops in the Reitz Union on Saturday for those who want to learn more about improv and sketch comedy. Rooms for these have not been announced. Fridays and Saturdays per formances tend to have the bigger names, and attendance is more likely to be larger on those two nights, Anderson said. Alex Trepka, a member of the Chicago-based improv troupe Wolodarski, will be traveling hopes it wont be his last. He, along with four other members, will be traveling to Gainesville with Promise Ring in tow. Were driving down in a van for 18 hours, he laughed. Were going to paint the town red. With the exception of Wednesday, there will be two shows a night at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. There will be one show on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster, by phone at 352-392ARTS or at the Phillips Center General admission prices range from $8 to $13, and student prices range from $6 to $8, depending on which night you attend. For more information and a complete schedule of perfor mances, visit www.gainesvilleimprov.com, the Gainesville Improv Festival page on Facebook or follow @GvilleImprov on Twitter. THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 11Courtesy of WolodarskiMaking a good improv team is easy! Just rehearse with your best friends. Local improv festival to bring unscripted giggles and joy Movie uses humor to make example ROwW, from page 10 Courtesy of The RR ow

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12, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 Courtesy of Ricky Klopfenstein (from GIF 2011)Gainesville Improv Festival allows professional performers to play pretendMembers of 3033 during their show last year. Clint Eastwood has never looked squintier. ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Avenue WriterEvery Wednesday, rain or shine, a group of dedicated has to offer. From fresh sprouts to organic sourdough a visit. every Wednesday. Union Street Farmers Market offers a unique variety of produce THE THREAT OF SOPA COULD CHANGE MUSIC MICHAEL NEWMANAvenue Writer dent band, chances are you might prefer to contact venMusic technology faces new challenges Our produce changes from week to week, but we try to keep it seasonal and always lo cally grown.Cody Galliganowner and farmer of Siembra Farm

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We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publication days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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14, ALLIGATOR 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 1-3111-15-2 PETS 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 1-27-12-9-2AVAILABLE 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 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 372-3783 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 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. $600/mo + $600 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 2-9-12-10-2 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. Available Aug 15th. Call John @ 561-866-8234. 1-274-2 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 **MOVE IN READY** 3/2 Condo near OAKS MALL New laundry rm w/ W/D. Newly renovated enclosed porch. New cherry wd cabinets. Pool. Across from N FL Reg Med Ctr. $950./mo, + utils. $500 sec. 352.318.4948 2-1-12-5-2 LIVE ON UF LAKE Prestigious Bivens Arm. 5BR house, Pool, & Dock. Bike or walk to Shands & UF. Serious grad students preferred. $2500/mo. Call 619-857-9903 2-22-12-20-2 1BR/1BA Apt,. Large screened-in porch, W/D hook-up. Pets ok. Monthly rent $499. Sec Dep $499. Near Shands & Vet school, 3300 SW 23rd St. Apts #3. Please call 352371-3473 leave message. 2-22-12-20-2 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 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.

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ALLIGATOR 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 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

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16, ALLIGATOR 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 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 DOMINOS PIZZA NOW HIRINGClosing Drivers. $100/night Guaranteed. Apply at gatordominos.com 2-24-12-30-14 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 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 Equipment Recovery Technicians Needed We are currently seeking equipment recovery techs who can work evenings and Saturdays living within 30 mile radius of Gainesville or Ocala. Candidates must have reliable transportation, cell phone and a computer with internet access. Needs to be able to pass background check, drug screen and have a valid drivers license and insurance. For more information please contact Jay Erickson at jay@universalcollectionsystems.com. 2-15-14 Part time help needed at Horse farm. Afternoon and weekend hours available. Duties include feeding, cleaning stalls, turning out horses, and general barn work. Previous experience required. Please email rachel@starquarry.com 1-30-3-14 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 4-25-72-15 www.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 15Epic 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 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. 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 Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. 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 HORSE BOARDING: $350/mo. From GV/ UofF 10 minutes. 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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Lacrosse Exhibition The Gators womens lacrosse team plays a home exhibition tonight at 6:30 against England in Dizney Stadium. See story online at alligatorSports.org. Gators to Wear Custom UniformsFloridas basketball team will wear Nikes new Hyper Elite Platinum jerseys against Tennessee on Feb. 11. The custom uniforms are only being worn this year by select Nike-sponsored teams that have won championships. Florida freshman Taylor Burke is the goalkeeper for the soccer team but is also proving herself in another sport. See story, page 18. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAfter going 0-of-4 from distance against LSU, guard Kenny Boyntons streak of 34 straight games with a three ended, and he no longer leads the nation in made 3-pointers. UF PLAYS OLE MISS TONIGHT AT 7. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer Kenny Boynton had ended 12 other games in his UF career before last Saturday without a 3-pointer, but that didnt register immediately with his shocked teammates. It had been nearly a year since they previously saw Boynton hit nothing but glass and iron from behind the arc. Following Floridas home win against LSU, the news broke to senior guard Erving Walker that Boyntons 34-game streak with at least one 3-pointer had been snapped on a 0-of-4 night from outside. Oh, I didnt even know it. Wow, Walker said. Hell start another one back up soon. Sophomore guard Scottie Wilbekin didnt realize it either. Ahead of tonights road game against Ole Miss (13-6, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) at secutive games away from tying Lee Humphreys school record. No, I didnt, Wilbekin said. He didnt have a three last night or something? Thats something. I didnt even know about that. The No. 14 Gators (15-4, 3-1 SEC) have become accustomed to seeing the 6-foot-2 Boynton light up the 3-point line this season. His 66 threes led the nation until his most recent showing allowed three other players to slip past him in the rankings. He kept telling me the whole entire time on the bench, Coach, I need one more shot, UF coach Billy Donovan joked. I dont even know if Kenny realized it during the game, and I didnt realize it. It was one of those games; we didnt shoot the ball well [against LSU], and I thought Kenny had some pretty decent looks. Since SEC play has started, consistent 3-point shooting has been a problem for not only Boynton, but his team as well. While Floridas 202 threes are still the most in the NCAA, the Gators have shot below both their season shooting percentage and made 3-pointers per game average in three of their four SEC games. Every team is going to guard you differ ently, Donovan said. Maybe in years past, Kenny, if he had missed a few shots like that he could have gotten discouraged. Aside from Boynton, Donovan said he also hasnt seen a change in the rest of his teams shot selection. So far in conference play, 44.2 percent of Floridas shots have been 3-pointers. The Gators season average is 43.9 percent, which is ninth highest in the nation, according to Kenpom.com. It all varies, Donovan said. Someones asked me how many 3-point shots do you want to take a game? Clearly the last few Floridas three-point shooting cooling off during SEC play JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer Michelle Moultrie is in a class of her own. The turbulent storm that was the offseason swept away eight Gators, including the winningest senior class in Florida history. Left behind is Moultrie, the lone senior who now anchors a youthful squad with high hopes. Moultrie shined last season, setting six UF single-season records, including batting clip (.443) and hits (101). Her All-American season culminated in a trip to the Womens College World Senals, she captured Co-Most Outstanding Player honors. However, the Gators lineup also featured All-Americans Kelsey Bruder and Aja Paculba, as well as All-Southeastern Conference players Stephanie Brombacher and Megan Bush. With those 2011 seniors gone, all eyes are on Moultrie. She has really taken on and UF looking to lone senior Moultrie for leadershipWhenever Florida coach Will Muschamp speaks, I listen. Then I take it with a grain of salt. So when Muschamp was asked back in September about his recruiting philosophy, given his ties to Texas and other areas in the Southeast, I was all ears. Were going to take care of the state of Florida, Muschamp said. Thats where were going to win championships, with the players from the state of Florida. When you look at the Gators current crop of recruits a class that has 20 members, including six already enrolled in classes half of the players currently committed to Musside of the talent-rich state of Florida. Of the 100 best prospects in the nation, as rated by Rivals.com, 18 are from the Sunshine State (more than any other state). Of those 18, only three are committed to UF. Although Muschamp said hes going to win with Florida players, I cant fault him for the way he has recruited the state this year. He has done an admirable job building strong relationships and he is doing something with this class that it often seemed former coach Urban Meyer didnt do: recruit the teams needs. While Meyer was focused on putting together the fastest team in America during his Florida tenure at least nine of his 27 signees in 2010 reportedly ran a 4.5-second-orbetter 40-yard dash Muschamp is instead focused on assessing Floridas needs. And of Florida. Linebackers and special teams coach D.J. Gators recruiting needs, not states Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde sSEE HOOPsS, Pag AGE 19s SEE tTOM, Pag AGE 18s SEE SOFtT Pag AGE 18MMoultrie THEHE TOMOM GREEEEN SHOHO W He kept telling me the whole entire time on the bench, Coach, I need one more shot.Billy DonovanUF coach

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Durkin has helped more than anyone in that regard. Durkin has essentially pillaged North Carolina, helping land four oral commitments from the state, three of Defensive ends Jonathan Bullard (the No. 1 end in the nation) and Alex McCalister give the Gators added depth along a defensive line that struggled with numbers last season, while D.J. Humphries, the top offensive tackle in the nation, is the type of recruit that can a makeshift offensive line in 2011. The Gators also have three other out-of-state prospects that will help solidify the defensive line next season: four-star Mississippi JUCO defensive tackle transfer Damien Jacobs, who signed in December, and a pair of three-star recruits from Georgia in Quinteze Williams and JaFar Mann. boosters and fans when he said he was going to win championships with players from Florida, he is staying true to something else he said last season. We need to get better on both lines of scrimmage, Muschamp said, because until you do that, its going Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. 18, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 TRACK AAND FIELD KYLE EVERSAlligator Writer Athletes at the collegiate level devote much of their time to the athletic events they compete in Florida freshman Taylor Burke is no different, except she has it twice as hard. Burke plays goalkeeper on the womens soccer team in the fall, and she is currently competing in At the Alabama Invitational two her collegiate career, she placed fourth in her event. Burke has been competing in grade. At Medina High School in Medina, Ohio, she won three state championships and she also holds the states all-time high school record. Taylor Burke opened up [1.79m/5-10.50], which is one history, coach Mike Holloway said. Pretty good for a young lady who spent all fall playing goalie for the soccer team. On Tuesday, Burke was named the Southeastern Confer ence Co-Womens Freshman of the Week following her perfor mance on Sunday at the Gator Invite. The meet was her second NCAA meet and she took 1.79m/5-10.50. ing about what coach has been stressing at practice and before what coach has been telling me and focusing on that, Burke said. But when I start my apgoes blank. she tries to think as little as possible about the act, because then it becomes a more natural process. Burke will be competing on Friday at the Big 12 vs. SEC vs. Pac12 Challenge at Texas A&M, and she will have UFs high in the back of her mind. She hopes to break the record of 1.85m/6-0.75 as a freshman so she can continue to challenge herself to set new ones every year. Burke has her eyes set on her future in both of her athletic endeavors and is optimistic about where her athletic career may take her. Maybe playing in the World Cup or going to the Olympics would be pretty cool, Burke guess. UFs Burke clearing the bar in two sports TOM, from page 17Gators dub Moultrie The Silent Leaderembraced that leadership type role that she didnt have in previous years, [because] she didnt have to, coach Tim Walton said. She has really stepped up into that role. Moultrie has not used her spotlight to become a vocal leader; instead, she allows her play to do the talking. Being in the top of the lineup, I have to be a good example [by] trying to get on base and stay within myself and who I am, Moultrie said. Im not Kelsey Bruder as a hitter. I have to stay within what I can do. Leading the 2011 USA Womens National Team to the Gold Medal at the 2011 Pan American Games and helping Florida to three consecutive WCWS appearances, Moultrie has already proven her play to the seven incoming freshmen, who come in ranked as the No. 1 class in the nation, according to ESPN Rise. Jessica Damico, one of those highrie without even playing a game with her. Our senior, Michelle, without talking, shes a leader, Damico said. share the freshmans impression of Moultrie being the silent and powerful captain. Sophomore Cheyenne ership qualities throughout last season. Michelle is a great leader by exsit and be quiet to watch Michelle. And if Michelle does say something, everybody is dead quiet and they silent leader. blow to the Gators, which are now forced to lean more on the inexperienced players. However, the Gators believe as long as Moultrie performs will be inspired to keep up. Walton said he doesnt feel like he has the No. 2 team in the nation right now, though thats where the USA Today/NFCA Coaches poll rates Florida. He relies on Moultrie to prove UF is worthy of that toptwo ranking and possibly catapult appearance. Though Moultrie has been dubbed The Silent Leader by her teammates, she does sometimes get vocal about things. When asked if Moultrie will continue to lead the Gators at the top of the lineup, Walton said I asked Michelle if she wants to bat one or two, and she said one. So were batting her one. And thats the truth. SOFTBAALL, from page 17 Burke

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years we were not a great shooting team. I would consider us an average shooting team, and I think shooters (this year). may have the opportunity to start another against an Ole Miss team struggling to contain opposing shooters. 3-pointers were tied with South Carolina for the most an SEC team has given up this season. them. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org.Ole Miss allowing most threes in SEC ALLIGATOR, WOMENS TENNIS ELI MARGERAlligator Writer For Florida, Wednesday afternoon and more of the dominance to which shook off some rust and looked sharp against the overmatched Trojans. The coach downplayed his achievement and instead focused on the many positives from the match. I thought we played well, Thorngame, and I think today the girls struck the courts, really. did not lose a single game. Joanna Mather, and Alex Cercone and their opponents 8-3 after a slow start. We had to get used to each other, played together for a couple months. We practiced just once, Oyen said. cult. After securing their momentum into singles. Florida came out with a slightly different lineup, one without one of their top singles players. With No. 4 Joanna Mather out of the rotation to allow others more playing and continuing a strong start to the spring. singles match of the afternoon. EmImmediately after Hitimana clinched the match, sophomore Olivia in straight sets, and aside from a few Florida. We looked sharp at the end, really Thornqvist said.Thornqvist reaches 250 wins in Troy sweep HOOPS, from page 17Thornqvist UF Mens Bask etball

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