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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 89 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida For continuing coverage of the tragedy on I-75, visit alligator.orgUpdates include reader-submitted photos showing the lack of visibility at the time of the accidents. Monday FeatureChoreographer Ann Liv Young makes no apologies for her unique brand of performance, pg. 5. EMILY MORROWAlligator Staff WriterRonny Herrera was headed north on Interstate 75 when he suddenly couldnt see what was in front of him. The 19-year-old advertising sophomore was on his way back to Gainesville from Gasparilla in Tampa with four friends. At about 4 a.m., Herrera approached Paynes Prairie State Park when he hit what he described as a thick wall of smoke. He quickly slowed down to 5 miles per hour. I had to open my window and stick my head out to even see the lines on the highway, he said. I couldnt see anything past the edge of my car. The smoke and fog blanketing the highway early Sunday morning obscured everything: drivers vision, rescue efforts and the details of how a series of wrecks claimed 10 lives. ended in one of the most deadly pile-ups in North Florida history, involving about 20 vehicles and sending 18 people to the hospital. One Florida Highway Patrol cident hed seen in his 27-year career. As of Sunday night, the identities of those involved were not released. At abound 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Prairie, sending smoke billowing across U.S. 441 and I-75. As night fell, so did the temperatures, bringing in a heavy fog to mix with the smoke. The low visibility caused FHP 441 and I-75 after a series of minor accidents. But hours later, the interstate determined that drivers would be able to see the road for at least a mile. Then the crashes started again. At about 4 a.m., FHP received mile markers 377 and 378. The southbound lane of I-75 truck and another semi-truck carrying Puffs tissues crashed into each other. Tissue boxes, newspapers and books with burnt edges lay among the smoldering remains of the semitrailers skeletons. A four-door Pontiac Grand Prix was crushed underneath a Dodge Ram pickup. The charred remains of a body were visible inside the Grand Prix. Herrera, blindly driving through the scene, thought he said. We kept hearing bangs. As Herrera narrowly missed becoming involved in one of the northbound wrecks, Alachua Kelly was arriving on the scene. The smoke and fog was so thick, Kelly said, he couldnt see 6 feet in front of his face. tims by their groans and screams. You could hear people moaning, screaming help me, and you cant even see, he said. Workers had to dodge the trucks cargo and exploding tires as they removed victims from their cars. Then, yards away in the northbound lanes, the second series of wrecks began.Ten dead in series of multi-vehicle accidents on I-7571 /44 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffThe charred wreckage of a semitrailer and an SUV sits on Interstate 75 Sunday afternoon. The wrecks claimed 10 lives and sent 18 to the hospital. ON CAMPUS SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterTrisha Lueck sat in an oversized armchair in Library West, her laptop and belongings crammed into a corner within reach of a much-coveted outlet. Shell be able to use that outlet during the wee hours of the night this semester, thanks to Library Wests new nighttime hours. Library West began its new hours Jan. 9 after Student Government provided funding. The library is open 24 hours a day starting 10 a.m. Sundays and staying open through 10 p.m. Fridays. It is also open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Patrick Reakes, chair of Library West, said about 200 people use the library every night. He said while there were 120 people in the library at 2 a.m. Wednesday, that number dropped to 68 at 3 a.m. What we thought was going to happen is happening, he said. You hit about 3 and it drops way off until 7, which matches with what other libraries have had happen. Reakes said the number of students has been building since the new hours began, and he predicts that number will continue to rise after the library further publicizes the new hours and has a kick-off event within the next couple weeks. Two new staff members, security guards and several students have been hired to accommodate the change, and Student Government paid roughly $60,000 to fund it. Unlike Student Government, the library is funded entirely by state funds, which are in short supply, Reakes said. If the library does not get extra money from Student Government in the fall, Reakes said the library will be unable to maintain its new hours during the fall semester. The reality is theres a lot of things people want to do on campus, but the funding just isnt there, he said. At this point, the provost doesnt have the money and Student Government hasnt said they would have the money, either. Reakes said people have always wanted the library to be open 24 hours, and these pilot hours will be good for students with different schedules. Lueck, a 19-year-old industrial engineering sophomore, said while Friday was her has used the librarys extended hours during exams for late-night cramming. She said she plans to do the same this semester. mester, Lueck said. I get more work done at the library than I do at my apartment, so if I studied all night in my apartment Id get less done than if Im in the library.Number of late-night students rising at Library WestReakes SEE CRASH, PAGE 4About 20 cars were involved SundayFlorida forward Erik Murphy drew praise for his ability to create mismatches in UFs win against MSU on Sunday. See story, page 13.

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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 89 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 TODAYFORECASTTUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAYFRIDAY THUNDER STORMS 76/53 RAIN 80/56 PARTLY CLOUDY 76/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 76/50 SUNNY 71/44 WHATS HHAPPENING?IMPACT Autism @ UF General Meeting Today, 4 p.m. Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy Building, Room 1101 Join IMPACT Autism for its final general meeting of the new year. Come and see how you can get involved this semester and learn what the club has planned. Check out the Facebook group, IMPACT Autism @ UF, for more information. Open house, potluck at Toastmasters meeting Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Talking Gators Toastmasters Club hosts an open house with a potluck food table. Meet members and learn about Toastmasters, an international organization that provides a positive atmosphere to learn and practice public speaking and leadership skills, in a group setting. For details, go to talkinggators.freetoasthost.biz. The club is also on Facebook. Free English Classes Every Tuesday through May 29, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Millhopper Branch Public Library Practice your conversational skills. For more information, contact info@latinawomensleague.org. Radical About Christ Bible Study Wednesday, 5 p.m. Little Hall, Room 201 February is the month of love. Radical About Christ presents The Month of Unconditional Love. The first topic being covered is Understanding Love. Dance Marathon Hosts 5K, FT5K Sunday, 8 a.m. UF Commuter Lot Dance Marathon at UF is hosting its annual 5K, the FT5K. Online per-registration is $20 and same-day registration is $25. A 1-mile fun run is an option for those who like shorter distances for only $10. All proceeds benefit Shands Hospital for Children, our local Childrens Miracle Network Hospital. To learn more and register, visit www.floridadm. org/5k. Twenty-fifth Annual Womens Leadership Conference Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Registration is now open at ufwsa.blogspot.com. Registration is $15 and includes breakfast, a keynote speaker, leadership workThe change in Disneys facial hair policy will apply to workers in Florida and California starting next month, said spokeswoman Andrea Finger. Facial hair was prohibited on theme park workers when founder Walt Disney opened Disneyland in California in the mid-1950s. The company revised its policy in 2000 to allow mustaches, provided they were grown on vacation and not at work. Starting Feb. 3, beards, mustaches and other facial growth will be allowed. workers has run the gamut, said Donna-Lynne Dalton, a spokeswoman for Teamsters Local 385, which represents costumed workers, laundry workers and parking attendants. Youre having people going Yahoo! Cool! and youre going to have the traditional Disney workers who have their own supply of pixie dust that doubt Walt would approve, she said. Disney periodically reassesses its grooming requirements, and time to revise their facial hair policy, Finger said. The policy change also allows workers in areas without visitor contact to have casual Fridays. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNATINATIONANALNYC officials dodge blame over SHCOOL X-NG sign NEW YORK Everyone whos ever gone to school should know how to spell school. But someone who plastered a school crossing sign on the street in front of a New York City high school got it wrong. The New York Post reports that the big white letters in front of Marta Valle High School on the Lower East Side say SHCOOL X-NG. A spokesman for the city Department of Transportation said the error was made by a utility provider, not the city. The Post says workers appar ently cut into the asphalt where the letters were painted several months ago to get to underground utility lines. When utilities or contractors perform work on a city street, they are responsible for restoring it correctly. The Department of Transportation spokesman said the error will be corrected. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS shops, lunch, an organization fair, a speakers panel, a gift bag, networking opportunities and more. The keynote speaker will be Karen DeYoung, a Pulizter Prize-winning journalist and an associate editor for the Washington Post. 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.LOCA ALMan charged with robbery and kidnapping of UF studentWhen UF student Marshall Swing told an inquiring stranger he didnt have any money Saturday night, he was punched in the face, according to Gainesville Police Department. Cody Seltzer, 19, was charged with robbery and kidnapping with the intention to force the victim to commit a felony. Seltzer has been arrested four times since October, three times in Hillsborough County. Seltzer was still at Alachua County Jail on Sunday night in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Swing was at 600 W Univer sity Ave. when Seltzer punched and kicked him in the leg at 9:15 p.m. Seltzer then forced him to walk with him, according to police. Seltzer yelled at Swing along the way, telling him he would be buying Seltzer beer at a nearby store. After the two walked about sley arrested Seltzer. Swing, who told Teasley he feared for his life, is studying theatre and German studies, according to his Facebook page. He did not return calls seeking comment Sunday night. In October, Seltzer was arrested twice in Hillsborough County: once for possession of an open container and again for criminal mischief. He also charged with grand theft and resisting arrest in November. TYLER JETTSTATESTATEDisney will allow park workers to have beards ORLANDO Workers at Disneys U.S. theme parks will be allowed to grow beards and

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Jan. 30, 1976: UF President Robert Marston proposes a $10-per-quarter surcharge for all incoming freshman and transfer students because, he said, Jan. 31, 1985: description of the amount of beers it takes to seFeb. 1, 1988: Feb. 2, 1999: national fast-food chains on campus compared to Feb. 3, 2006:RAVEN PRITCHETTSTUDENT GOVERNMENT SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer Fewer students qualify for SG electionBonarrigo JOVAHN HUERTASAlligator Contributing Writer Republican Presidential Preference In addition, 3,971 absentee ballots the beginning, which dips down in the middle and increases again at the About 4,000 vote early in city electionsEarly voting ended Saturday

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Cars, trying to avoid the accidents, swerved off the interstate on both sides, leaving deep tire marks in the grass. The passenger vehicles involved were of various makes and models and bore Florida and out-of-state tags, Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell said. There were six or seven commercial vehicles involved. Hours after the accidents, mangled, burned-out cars and trucks spanned about a mile of highway. Some emergency workers shoveled metal and ashes off the roadway while others still worked to remove bodies from the wreckage. Eighteen people were taken to Shands at UF with injuries, said Lt. Patrick Riordan of FHP. Of those, 12 were taken to the emergency room and six were taken to Shands Level 1 Trauma Center, reserved for the most critical injuries. the hospital has a disaster alert system it uses to get extra nurses, doctors, surgeons and anesthesiologists on staff in the case of catastrophic accidents like this one. He said the majority of injuries the staff saw were blunt trauma to the head and chest and broken bones. The interstate was closed in both directions Sunday from mile marker 368 to the Williston Road exit at mile marker 382 while the accidents were investigated and to U.S. 441. Sheriff Darnell said if poor visibility conditions continued Sunday night, police would station themselves along the highway with their lights on to warn drivers of the unsafe conditions. She advised drivers to slow down if visibility is bad, to maintain a safe distance from other cars and to get off the roadway if conditions become unsafe. Florida Forest Service spokeswoman Ludie Bond said Saturday is totally contained but is still active. It has conare still investigating its cause. cause it will continue to burn for weeks or even months, she said. because the dried vegetation on the prairie is so thick and deep. day. Emergency workers were still clearing vehicles from the southbound lanes Sunday evening, Riordan said. As of Sunday evening, all six patients in the trauma center were still receiving care, and four of the patients in the emergency room remained in the hospital, according to a Shands news release. Herrera and his friends made it home safely. When they woke up later that morning, they saw photos of what they had driven through. Im lucky to be alive, Herrera said. We all are. 4, ALLIGATOR ABOUT 12,000 ATTENDED ON SATURDAY. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterThe sounds of crashing swords, the smell of fried foods and the sight of royalty transformed the Alachua County Fairgrounds into a medieval world this weekend. The 26th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire started this weekend and will continue from Friday to Sunday. It was the largest opening day in the hisold entertainment director of the fair. day, said Linda Piper, events coordinator with the City of Gainesville Division of Cultural Affairs. Participants arrived dressed as everything from Orcs from the Lord of the Rings series to bar maidens and blacksmiths. Everyone is comfortable to be themselves or their favorite character, Hutchinson said. The fair is run by the city under the Division of Cultural Affairs, and the cost of admission to the fair pays for next years fair, performers at fair this year, he said. Actors from the Thieves Guilde, a stagecombat acting troupe, performed hand-totheir annual show, called The Living Chess Board. Audience members heckled for the good and evil sides and chanted, We want blood, we want blood! The king and queen of the chessboard strolled through the streets of medieval village making fun of people and playing practical jokes on those walking around the fair. nationwide Renaissance-period jousting group, put on a jousting competition with splintering lances and knights in full ar mor. We follow the same patterns, designs the same techniques, said Kelly Bailey, The horses, clad in steel armor, galloped toward each other as people sitting in bleachers gasped when lance met armor and splintered into pieces. joked with children. engineering masters student, said he goes to the fair for the food, drink and fun. He has been to at least seven medieval fairs around the southeastern United States, but he said he still loves the Hoggetowne fair and wants to come back next year. Im here for turkey legs and a good cup of mead, Waltz said. Theres nothing better.Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffDavid Buth, 46, an Alachua County resident, dresses as Azog, a 446-year-old Orc from Moria, for the 26th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire on Saturday afternoon. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAn Alachua County Fire Rescue worker sprays down the wreckage of a semitrailer on Interstate 75 Sunday afternoon. The semitrailer was involved in a wreck around 4 a.m. that claimed 10 lives. Ten remain in the hospital as of Sunday night, conditions unknown CRASH, from page 1

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 MONDAY FEATURE ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff WriterAnn Liv Young stood and faced the cast of her show. They wore wedding gowns and Rollerblades, and some were perched on lidless toilets. She gave corrections in a voice that Young, an internationally recognized choreographer and performance artist, spent two weeks at UF re-staging her 2002 piece, American Crane Standards, for the School of Theatre and Dances production Dance 2012 opening Feb. 17. The cast, a dozen male and female UF dance majors, paid close attention to Youngs direction during the last rehearsal before she returned home to Jersey City, N.J., on Saturday. The corrections were standard move voices but Youngs work is anything but. Make sure you really stick it when you fall, she said to the dancers as they adjusted their gowns. When youre down, youre down. Youre dead. Young, 30, has been both critically acclaimed and condemned for her art, which blends dance with elements of theater, pop culture, history and pornography. The New York Times has called her performances dull, amateurish and inept, while other outlets hail her work as captivating, refreshing and even beautiful. Critics alternately adore and vilify her for employing shock value and gratuitous obscenity to get her point across. I dont feel like anything Ive really ever done feels shocking to me, she said. Young has a history of taking her audience to an uncomfortable place with the goal, she said, of making them feel something. She defecates onstage in her Cinderella show. Live sex, masturbation and lots of nudity are the hallmarks of most of her work. But biological processes and normal human behavior arent shocking to her because, she said, everyone does them. While watching Disneys adaptation of Cinderella with her daughter, Lovey, the 4-year-old asked, Mom, why doesnt Cinderella ever go to the bathroom? What an incredible question, Young said. Because she does. If she were real, she would have to. Omitting actions such as eating and going to the bathroom reinforce the idea of passive women, she said. My Cinderella poops onstage, and people are like, Its so shocking, and I think thats amazing, because everyone poops, she said. This is singular, said dance professor Neta Pulvermacher, who invited Young to reset her American Crane Standards on UF students. While she was still a student, Young took ballet and dance composition classes from Pulvermacher at the American Dance Festival. Youngs work, Pulvermacher said, is important simply because it exists. Its very much of our time, almost ahead of its time, and exposes extraordinary angles or fragments of truth, humanity and paradoxes of living. Youngs use of melodrama, porn and trashy dancing is so sophisticated, Pulvermacher said, it creates an entirely new theatrical language. Because of that, there is no possibility of apathy for the audience. It will make you feel something, she said. And ultimately, for me, thats the role of any art form. But people dont want to be honest and they dont want to be embarrassed, and thats why Young often meets resistance in the art world, she said. In February 2010, the director of the Museum of Modern Arts venue PS1 cut the power during Youngs Sherry show after Young, as her character Sherry, ended an altercation with another performer by removing her clothes and touching herself. The aggressiveness of the roles Young plays might scare some people, and shes aware of that. In fact, she welcomes it. Im not interested in making things to make them feel happy, at least in that way, Young said. Im interested in affecting them. to her Sherry show, where Sherry might ask pointedly, thrusting the microphone into the face of a female audience member, if she masturbates or if shes had a miscarriage. Making the audience uncomfortable enough to realize something about human nature is what the work is designed to do. For all the time she spends onstage rolling around in blood, verbally abusing audience members and chasing fellow performers with knives, offstage, Ann Liv Young is surprisingly unassuming. Hardly a shade of the oft-feared performer shows through the choreographer. She was calm and even soft-spoken when working with the UF dancers, who described her teaching as physically and mentally meticulous. Shes pushed me farther than any choreographer in a nonphysical sense, but its just as physically exhausting, said Emmakate Geisdorf, a 22-year-old dance junior. During Fridays rehearsal, Young constantly stopped the dancers to give them corrections, making them repeat seemingly unimportant movements, such as the placing of the toilet tank lid into the bowl, until they were perfect. Three failed attempts to get the placing of the lids in unison were enough to re-start the rehearsal from the beginning of the show. Lets start over. Its better, Young said, Three hours later, Young and the dancers Shes one of those teachers who changes your life, said Lindsay Head, a 19-year-old dance sophomore. Shes opened my eyes to being more comfortable with what Im uncomfortable with.Choreographer makes no apologies for artDana Burke / Alligator StaffChoreographer Ann Liv Young, right, talks to Kate Pope, a 20-year-old dance junior, during a rehearsal of Youngs American Crane Standards.

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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 EditorialMONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR Todays question: Have you taken advantage of the new hours at the library?211 TOTAL VOTES21% YES 79% NOFridays question: Do you believe that the moon?Interstate TragedyKeep those affected in your thoughtsAlthough Florida is the central focus this week for political news and events, we cannot go without addressing the events that occurred this weekend. tunately, this led to a horrible accident involving about 20 vehicles, leaving 10 people dead. Trauma Center and 12 were taken to the emergency room. Fortunately, Shands was able to take care of these people due to its disaster alert system, which is used to staff the ologists, according to todays article. We want to give our support to Shands as well as all of on the line to help those involved in the crash. ing tires as they worked to get people out of the area. These conditions could still be present later in the week. Keep your radio tuned in to stations that regularly play Do not closely follow vehicles and slow down if you have any decrease in visibility. Keep your lights on at night and any time visibility lessens. lights as a warning. ing alternative routes and possible detours. Finally, our thoughts go out to all of those affected by these accidents. Though there were about 20 vehicles directly involved, there will be hundreds of people touched by this weekends events. cidents, we advise you to do all you can to provide comfort and solace to those in need. We hope to know more throughout the week, so please stay tuned for coverage of more information.The poor need to be empowered, not victimizedA people (when in fact those who would redistribute income would do more long-term damage than any other policy), the pictures currently painted in the media and by speakers at university campuses are inaccurate. preconceptions with little understanding of the statistics behind it. poor make more than the minimum wage. She implied that U.S. Census Bureau and its description of poverty. Well, if you actually look at the data from the U.S. Bumake above minimum wage. ly improbable and crushing schedule. This person would the 2012 federal poverty guideline for a family of four is the form of an annualized salary. Obviously a big problem right now for the country is the high unemployment rate and the underemployment rate policy uncertainty that prevents businesses from hiring workers full-time. A problem with the federal poverty guideline is that $20,000 a year makes you look Third World in New York City and rich in West Virginia or Mississippi. A large number of the poor in the U.S. live in places like the Mississippi Delta and Appalachia. An income of $23,000 per year for a family of four is by no means poor in a relative sense for the people of in Appalachia painting peoples them. Native Appalachians are poor in the sense that they cant da and Mississippi, but these people own vehicles and have heating and cooling in most cases. We must stop thinking about the poor as victims and start viewing them as people we must empower by giving them choices. Some information about the poor to think about: Oneof this, about 42 percent own their own home. This data data drawn from the same Census Bureau data that everyone claims to read now. We are made to liken the poor to Depression-era workers, desperate for food and shelter. The truth is there are some who we must care for whether their condition is their we spent one-hundredth of the money we send out in food leviate how deeply in debt lower-income people often are by helping them be their own advocates. The fact remains that if you look at Americas poor, they are the rest of the worlds 1 percent. Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays. Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 While reading last Fridays paper, the as a Jordan Claar is a mechanical engineering junior at UF.Gingrich right for having ambition to explore spaceN Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. His column appears on Mondays.Poor do not necessarily deserve povertyColumn Guest column Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org Jordan ClaarSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 Amy Stuart / AlligatorScott Fried, a member of the AIDS support group that inspired the musical Rent, talks about his experience with students at UF Hillel on Sunday. BARBARA BERMUDEZAlligator Contributing WriterScott Fried let a broad smile stretch across his face as he told UF students how to savor life. Fried, who has HIV, said life is sweeter when people learn to love themselves. UF Hillel partnered with seven organizations to bring Scott Fried, an international public speaker, HIV educator and author, to Gainesville for a weekend. Fried was one of the founding members of the AIDS support group that inspired the musical Rent. All of Hillels programs and activities are done for our students, and it was our students who requested Frieds visit to Gainesville, said Jeffrey Kaplan, Hillel program coordinator. Fried spoke about HIV, sexuality and intimacy, among other topics, and he used his own experiences to speak to his audience. I live in those hard topics. I dont run from them, he said. Its about telling the truth of how I feel. Fried said he only expected to be a speaker for a few years, but the initiative kept growing and eventually took on a life of its own. He tested positive for HIV when he was 24, and he said he began talking to teenagers with the hope that, in their collective memory, he would be remembered. I want to be remembered as an elegant man, quick to forgive, slow to get angry, and who listened to others with awaited tenderness, Fried said with tears in his eyes. Fried joined UF Hillel for its Shabbat celebration Friday night, followed by a Kosher dinner and oneg, which means after-party. He also spoke at an event at Hillel on Thursday. He reminded us that you can always keep going, said Jordan Barrish, a 22-year-old public relations senior. Fried discussed starting the AIDS support group in 1989 that inspired Rent. It was bittersweet, he said. Im the only member that is still alive. That part was real. They were real people, and they were my friends. UF Hillel is working on raising money to go on a service trip with Fried to Roatan, Honduras. A group of about 10 students will work with Fried to build a house for a family with HIV/AIDS. You know life is sweet. I dont need to remind you of that, Fried said to a group of students at the oneg. Im interested in where it hurts. Thats where the work that I do is. Fried talked about the difference between selfimprovement and self-acceptance. He focused on the latter because he said he wants people to love and accept themselves. He makes people more comfortable to open up, Barrish said. He is amazing. It just sums it up.HIV educator speaks to Hillel I want to be remembered as an elegant man, quick to forgive, slow to get angry, and who listened to others with awaited tenderness.Scott Friedinternational public speakerHe is a founding member of group that inspired Rent

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Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 FULLY RENOVATEDDELUXE 3BR/BR Apartment Homes Internet, Pest Control, & Refuse Included Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-25-11-72-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 4-25-11-72-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $459 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-25-11-72-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD Plasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 HOUSES FOR AUGUST BIKE TO UF 3BR/2BA, fenced yard, $1000 4/2 in NW $1300. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 2BR/1BA Cent heat mobile home. Shaded lot, laundry room. From $380 to $450/mo. Includes water. No pets. 1ST MONTH FREE! Vacant lots also available. 4546 NW 13th St. 376-5887 2-3-91-2 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 1BR/1BA 3 blocks to UF Gatorside 1600 NW4 AVE $450 1BR/1BA 4 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA Bike to UF 2392 SW 2nd Ave Across from law school $1650-special spring rate! 4BR/2BA W/D,DW, cent AC/heat No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 1-31-12-16-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Ave. Close to UF, Shands & Vet School 2bed/1bath Sun Key units starting at $550 2bed/1.5bath Sun Harbor Townhouse starting at $575 Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041 / 352.376.6720 4-25-11-80-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 2BR/1BA close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting at $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 2-3-12-19-2 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 2-3-12-19-2 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 AVAILABLE NOW!! WALK TO UF! Nice 2BR/1BA house. $450/ mo. Call Richard 371-4367 1-30-10-2 1 BED/1 BATH. Walk to Shands/UF. Great kitchen and bath with w/d, disposal, dishwasher. Overlooks creek and trees. Small pet ok. $535+ deposit. 352-371-9520, 352-317-2642 2-14-12-20-2 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. 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 2-3-12-14-2 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two 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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10, ALLIGATOR 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 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 Trends Student House of the Month! 2710 NW 2nd Ave Huge 2/2 with a Den and Fireplace! Walking Distance to Law School Biking Distance to UF Text Trend to 313131 for More Details Trend4Rent.com 2-24-20-2 House for rent Large home 4BR/3BA. No carpet. Includes range, refrig, W/D, central air & heat. 1 block from Newberry & Royal Plaza shops. $1200/mo 407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380 2-3-12-5-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Ave. 1BR/1BA close to UF, Shands & Vet School Sun Key units starting at $475 Sun Harbor Townhouses $525 Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041 / 352.376.6720 4-25-12-58-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 1bed/1bath close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting at $475!! Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720 / 352.376.7041 4-25-12-58-2 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the 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 3-bdrm, 3-bth, till July, $725/mnth, NO DEPOSIT, washer-n-dryer in unit, new carpet, Archer Rd and 34th St. Call Scott 352281-1057 2-2-12-5-3 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. 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 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 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 4-25-12-72-10 GOATS 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

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ALLIGATORTwo 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 WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 2-27-35-11 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 2-3-11-86-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES All vehicles $0 down! No credit check!!!! Cash vehicles $999 and up! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES Bring W2 and drive home today! Over 150 vehicles in stock! Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 92 Eagle Talon $999 94 Ford Taurus $999 94 Toyota Camry $1500 98 Oldsmobile Intregue $1500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 Nissan Altima $6999 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 02 Toyota Camry $6999 04 Chevy Astro $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 98 Dodge Ram $3999 95 Chevy Blazer $3999 02 Chevy Blazer $4999 99 Dodge Durango $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 Sunrise Auto Sales Bring W2 and drive home today! 30 Day Warranty! No Credit Check! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES No credit check! Cars, Trucks, SUVs & Vans 30 Day Warranty 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 04 Honda Accord $7999 04 Chevy Impala $7999 02 Honda Odyssey $7999 01 Toyota Solara $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 05 Dodge Durango $9999 05 Ford F150 $10,999 06 Saturn Ion $11,999 07 Ford Mustang $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 Dodge Neon $1999 00 Hyundai Elantra $1999 02 Kia Spectra $2999 01 Olds Alero $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 94 Cadillac SLS $1999 99 Acura Integra $3999 099 Buick Century $3999 95 Chevy Camero $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 97 Ford Explorer $1999 97 Landrover Discovery $2999 98 Chevy Venture $2999 98 Chevy Astro $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. 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 LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13

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12, ALLIGATOR 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.Sexy Shopper's Needed THE LINGERIE COMPANYOaks Mall Plaza 2-3-5-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 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 4-25-12-72-14DOMINOS PIZZA NOW HIRINGClosing Drivers. $100/night Guaranteed. Apply at gatordominos.com 2-24-12-30-14 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 Melissazblack@gmail.com with cover letter and resume Compensation tbd 1-31-5-14 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 Warehouse Runners Needed! Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Apply M-F 8 AM 4 PM Concessions Ofc @ Gate 18 5 Part-Time positions available 2-3-6-14 Need sweet sitter and household assistant for two kids, afternoons M F. $10/hour. We pay all taxes and will withhold at your requested rate. Email gville_mom@cox.net for more info. 1-30-12-2-14 F/T legal admin assistant for busy law firm. Excellent writing, problem solving and people skills. Organized and dependable. Spanish speaking a plus. Pay DOE. Call (352) 3714000. 2-9-12-10-14 Office asst. needed Mon. & Sat. 10/hr.Apply @ Eyecare Express 39th ave & 13th st. 2-2-12-5-14 PT K9 camp counselor. Requires safely handling groups of off leash dogs, excellent customer service, daily cleaning. Experience working with animals beside your own preferred. Apply in person at 3749 SW 42nd ave. Info call (352) 376-9544 1-31-12-3-14 Assistant manager for doggie daycare. Responsible for employee management, administrative work, customer care, and also help handle group of 20+ dogs, daily cleaning. Must have experience working in pet care industry and management/supervisory experience. Apply in person at Camp Marlin Doggie Daycare 3749 SW 42nd Ave. Info call (352) 376-9544 1-31-12-3-14 New social networking iPhone application seeks campus rep to spearhead local promotion and marketing efforts. Candidates should be interested in social media, tech savvy, a pulse on the campus life, and have professional pr/marketing aspirations. For more information contact info@1111wish.com 2-1-12-3-14 Smokers aneeded to participate in a study conducted by the UF Smoking Lab & Clinic assessing the effects of exercise on cravings, withdrawal and mood. Compensation provided. Call 336-406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 1-31-2-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring for spring! 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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Floridas Weapons Who is the Gators most feared shooting threat? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Frank Carleton led Floridas mens tennis team to an ITA Indoor National berth after defeating his former team Sunday. See story, page 14. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff WriterWhenever Erik Murphy sets a screen for one of his fellow big men and fades back behind the 3-point arc, he presents a dilemma for opposing defenders. They can stay back and help their teammates prevent a power ful dunk from center Patric Young or a high-percentage shot from fellow sophomore Will Yeguete. Or they can trail the 6-foot-10 Murphy out to the perimeter and hope their defense can handle the Gators in the paint. On Saturday afternoon at the OConnell Center, Mississippi State forwards like Arnett Moultrie made the wrong choice more often than not in a 69-57 Bulldogs loss. Murphy, a junior forward, hit a game-high 4 of 7 shots from 3-point range and scored 14 points to help springboard No. 14 eastern Conference victory. A lot times, guys are running at [Murphy] and hes able to get it off, coach Billy Donovan said. Moultrie is getting caught in-between like, OK, do I got to help on Patric Young rolling to the basket with Murphy standing over here? While Young scored 10 points in the second half and Yeguete wreaked havoc defensively with two steals, a block and a pair of drawn charges, it was Murphy who drew the most praise from Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury following the game. Though Murphy was a 40-per cent 3-point shooter last year, he only attempted 30 shots. This season, he has already made 33 threes, leading Stansbury to describe Murphy as the player who alters the way teams traditionally guard the Gators. Last year, hes on this roster; hes no factor, Stansbury said. Yall know that, he was no factor. Right now? Shoot. Hes the one guy (who) now changes their team totally. He is the one He stretches you out. He is the fourth guy out there who can really shoot the basketball and he stepped up tonight. In a game in which UF failed to make a free throw until 1:13 left to play and only had two points from leading scorer Kenny Boynsalvage Floridas outside shooting. Boynton was held without a 3-pointer for just the second time this season and senior point guard Erving Walker shot 1 of 5 from three before hitting his second with 10 seconds left to play. Murphys four 3-pointers pushed the Gators into doubledigit threes for the 15th time this season and improved his shooting percentage from three to 48.5 Aundre Larrow / AlligatorFlorida forward Erik Murphy scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3-point range in Saturdays 69-57 win against Mississippi State. Murphy draws praise as gamechanger BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Preston Tucker could be leading an entirely different life. As an unseasonably warm late January sun shines over a slightly renovated McKethan Stadium, Floridas primary his senior year with a smile and a youthful sense of enjoyment. I like it here, he said. Its fun. Toward the end of his junior season, there were no guarantees he had any days like this left. In June, Tucker was drafted in the 16th round of the Maplayer draft. Even though Baseball America listed him as the drafts No. 167 overall prospect, the 21-year-old who went undrafted out of Tampa Plant High fell all the way to the Colorado Rockies with pick No. 498. Still, the opportunity was there: a major-league contract, a chance to capture a lifelong dream. It was very tough, Tucker said of the decision. Getting to play for a professional team is always exciting, but getting to play here is pretty cool, too. On Aug. 16 49 days after watching Floridas national championship hopes collapse at the hands of South Carolina Florida gets boost from Tuckers returnWOMENS BaASKETBallALL JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer seconds remaining in regulation, Jaterra Bonds went to the charity stripe with a chance to escape. Reeling from a 13-1 Arkansas run, Florida needed just two made free throws to regain the lead it held by 10 points a mere four minutes before. However, Bonds made just one of her two attempts, sending the game into overtime. Bonds trip to the free-throw line was a critical example of the Gators charity-stripe woes in a 73-72 double-overtime loss to the Razorbacks (16-5, 5-4 Southeastern Conference) in Fayetteville, Ark., on Sunday. Floridas double-digit advantage unraveled down the stretch due to an abysmal performance from the free-throw line. The Gators (13-8, 3-5 SEC) made just 11 free throws in 25 attempts, including a brutal 5-of-11 mark in the second half followed by a 6-of-12 effort in overtime. Its just a colossal disappointment to play so well for so long and then to not step up and hit free throws, coach Amanda Butler said. We could have seemingly won comfortably if you look at the free-throw stats. Poor free-throw shooting was a problem that not even leading scorer Lanita Bartley could avoid. Bartley led Florida with 19 points on 6-of-7 shooting, but made just 4 of 8 free-throw tries in the game. A team spokesman declined to make Bartley or any players available for comment following the loss. The last time Bartley scored in double digits an 82-73 win against Charlotte on Nov. 26 she put up 28 points aided by a 9-of-9 clip from the charity stripe.Free-throw woes lead to yet another close UF lossSEE HOOOOPSS, paPA GE 14 SEE BBASEBSEBALL, paPA GE 15 SEE WW -HOOOOPSS, paPA GE 14 Ive always been pretty Erik MurphyLeads SEC from threeTT ucker Poll ResultsHas Patric Young lived up to expectations?71% YESES 29% NONO75 total votes

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[Bartley]s a senior, she just came ready to play, assistant coach Murriel Page said. She did all she could, but shes just one player. Faring best from the line was Azania Stewart, who scored half of her eight points on free throws. Stewart, who also grabbed four rebounds and recorded two blocks, was the only Gator to make two free throws in succession, doing so twice. Aside from Bartley and Stewart, Florida struggled to get to the free-throw line, let alone make the shots once they got there. The rest of the team managed 11 combined attempts, scoring just three points. Whenever youre on the road and when you have free throws, those are the shots that you have to make, Page said. We just couldnt make those shots. A lone bright spot for Florida was its bench, which outscored Arkansass reserves 38-10. The offensive outburst was largely a result of usual starters Bartley and Jennifer George, who combined for 28 points, starting the game on the sideline. That was one of our goals for our bench to outplay their bench in every way and we certainly did that, Butler said. Other statistical leaders for Florida were Bonds with four assists, George with nine rebounds, and loss by six points or fewer in SEC play. Trailing No. 6 Kentucky by 5.5 games in the league standings, UF is two defeats or two UK wins away from elimination in the conference championship race. You cant get too upset, youve got to bounce back, Butler said. Whats important are the little things. Weve got to hit free throws, weve got to take care of the basketball, weve got to execute. Every possession matters. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. percent, which leads the SEC among players who average two attempts per game. Im trying to be more aggressive and shoot whenever Im open, Murphy said. shot, but right now its falling a little bit, so it feels good. Murphy said beating Mississippi State, a team known for its strong post presence, without large offensive contributions from Boynton and Walker should put an end to discussions about Floridas frontcourt toughness. No, I dont think we have a lack of depth, Murphy said. Pats been coming off the bench because of an injury, Wills been playing great, Cody (Larson) steps in and plays well. I mean, other guys that havent gotten a chance to play, theyre talented. They can play; they just havent gotten the chance, so I dont think we have a lack of depth at all. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator. org. 14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 Aundre Larrow / AlligatorFlorida point guard Jaterra Bonds missed one of two free throw with MENS TENNIS ELI MARGER Alligator WriterFrank Carleton knew what to expect on Sunday against Wake Forest. After all, he was a Demon Deacon himself just a short time ago. The junior, who transferred to UF for the fall semester, helped his new team defeat his old one. The No. 5 Gators (3-0) nearly completed their second clean sweep of the weekend, but instead settled for a 6-1 victory against No. 41 Wake Forest. Carletons 6-3, 6-1 win in singles helped the Gators advance to the ITA National Indoor Championship next month. I had to really keep my emotions in check, Carleton said. I tried not to even talk to the guys too much before the match was myself and focus on the Gators winning. Coach Andy Jackson also recognized the challenge Carleton faced, especially mentally. To play the team that you used to play for, psychologically, its very I thought he handled himself very, very well. On Sunday, the Gators swept the doubles matches once again to team of Billy Federhofer and Nassim Slilam had a strong 8-3 victory, Floridas other two teams faced much more resistance. The No. 25 team of Bob van Overbeek and Andrew Butz won their match 8-5, with No. 41 Frank Carleton and Spencer Newman winning 8-6. Every Gator won in singles play except for Slilam, the teams lone senior. Slilam missed a makeable shot on match point, giving Wakes Danny Kreyman new life. The Demon Deacons junior won the threeset match 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (12-10). players won their respective singles matches, Jackson saw much room for improvement. Jackson said the team needs to work on controlling its emotions heading into a match with No. 2 Virginia this weekend. We have to be a little bit better attacking second serves, not overreacting so much in the matches when we make a few mistakes, Jackson said. When we get ahead, were a little too happy, and when were behind, were a little bit too upset. Van Overbeek, playing against the hard-serving David Hoskins, put on an emotional display in his two-set match. The junior shouted disgust after the ones he lost. Nevertheless, he defeated Hoskins 7-6 (3), 6-4. Carleton, Federhofer, Newman and Florent Diep all won their matches in straight sets. We are very pleased and excited to get to go to the national team Indoor, Jackson said. (It is) something that is very important to our program so that we are better prepared for the SEC, SEC Tournament, and NCAA.Carleton beats former team; Gators qualify for ITA IndoorsButler: Bench dominates in one-point loss W-HOOPSS, from page 13 HOOPSS, from page 13Murphy: Florida frontcourt does not lack depthMMurphy Carleton

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 Alligator File PhotoTucker on verge of UF records he decided to spend the spring of 2012 in Gainesville playing out his senior season instead of crossing the rural environs of the Northwest League, South Atlantic League or the California League on mind-numbing minor league bus rides. Tucker dragged his decision out to the an MLB club, and the wait was something Gators coach Kevin OSullivan had no control over. Youve got to let the process work its way out, he said. We certainly hoped he would come back, but it was a process that Preston and his family needed to go through. Lucky enough for us, he came back. With Tucker returning, Florida gets the services of one of the best hitters in school history. He will enter the season needing just seven RBI to pass Brad Wilkersons school record of 214. Tucker led the Gators in RBI (74), runs (55), walks (28) and tied the UF record for doubles (23) as a junior. However, his 2011 was a microcosm of Floridas season. After batting .308 during the regular season, Tucker hit .227 at the College World Series, including a 1-for-8 rut as the Gamecocks swept the Gators in All of this brings up the inevitable question: Would Tucker still be at Florida if the Gators exited Omaha, Neb., as national champions? Thats a good question, Tucker said. I dont know. It was a big factor when I came back, knowing that we could have done a little bit better and that there were a few things we could have done right that we didnt do right. He also said a college degree and the idea that this years preseason No. 1 team could be even better than last years preseason No. 1 team played a major role in his deciand a dissatisfaction with his draft situation seem to reign supreme. Regardless of why Tucker came to his out toward McKethan Stadiums new rightThere was a huge smile on my face (when Tucker decided to return), he said. To get back a guy that you can plug into the middle of the order and solidify things, it was certainly a huge lift for us. BASEBALL, from page 13 To get back a guy that you can plug into the middle of the order and solidify things, it was certainly a huge lift for us.UF coach

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 oral commits 2012All rankings and photos from Rivals.com Oral commitments are nonbinding until a national letter of intent is signed on or after National Signing Day on Feb. 1.With National Signing Day fast approaching, alligatorSports will preview the oral commitments the Gators have received thus far and give you some targets to watch during Wednesdays announcements. Today, we take a look at UFs offensive commits. D.J. Humphries6-foot-5, 265 pounds Position: Offensive guardHigh school: Charlotte, N.C., Mallard Creek Also considered:Tennessee, Auburn Recruited by: Frank Verducci This guy is a pure athlete he moves like an end, displaying solid footwork and agility. Easily one of Floridas most highly touted and important 2012 grabs, Humphries will be able to take advantage of an early enrollment to bulk up and compete for a starting position come fall. If he can put on the weight, Florida should be able to employ Humphries on a unit that experienced a less-than-stellar season in 2011. Skyler Mornhinweg6-foot-3, 215 pounds Position: QuarterbackHigh school: Philadelphia, Pa., St. JosephsAlso considered: Penn State, Stanford, TennesseeRecruited by: Brent Pease Florida previously had not pursued a quarterback until new offensive coordinator Brent Pease took the reins, so most were surprised by the sudden push for Mornhinweg. He will remain a bit of a project as he develops into a better pocket passer, but he has an advantage as a coachs son who has grown up in the sport. Mornhinweg is also noted for his quick, consistent delivery from both under center and out of shotgun formation. Kent Taylor6-foot-5, 220 pounds Position: Tight endHigh school: Land O LakesAlso considered: LSU, Alabama, Penn State, Georgia, FSURecruited by: Charlie Weis, Derek Lewis Taylor is a great pass-catching tight end, but needs build. His blocking skills arent as sharp, but because the departure of tight end Gerald Christian, the Gators may want to rely on a tight end who is more of a blocking threat than a passcatching weapon. Jessamen Dunker6-foot-6, 315 pounds Position: Offensive linemanHigh school: Boynton BeachAlso considered: Auburn, FSU, Georgia, Alabama, LSU, MiamiRecruited by: Aubrey Hill Dunker has a solid chance at playing time freshman year, especially given Floridas woes on the offensive line in 2011. Enrolling early was a good decision for him; it will give him the opportunity to better learn and develop technique after playing at bulking up isnt an issue for Dunker, so he seems to have a legitimate chance to contribute immediately in 2012. Matt Jones6-foot-3, 225 pounds Position: Running backHigh school: Seffner Armwood Also considered: Auburn, Alabama, Georgia, Oregon, Southern Cal, Notre Dame Recruited by: Brian White, Derek Lewis Jones has the size to be a durable back, but doesnt always use it to his advantage. Although not as physical as he could be, Jones has lots of potential. The Gators need another option with just Mike Gillislee and Mack Brown left on the roster as true running backs. However, Jones development is questionable, especially after injury troubles throughout his senior season at Seffner Armwood, with a meniscus tear and knee surgery. Latroy Pittman6-foot-1, 190 pounds Position: Wide receiverHigh school: Citra North MarionAlso considered: FSU, Notre Dame, Georgia, AlabamaRecruited by: N/A Pittman doesnt display elite speed and wont be Floridas biggest highlight-ready playmaker anytime soon, but he is an essential addition to this class. He muscles his way through routes and can be August 2010, Pittman has also enrolled early, which could give him an advantage. Colin Thompson6-foot-5, 255 pounds Position: Tight endHigh school: Warminster, Pa., Archbishop Wood CatholicAlso considered: Wisconsin, Boston CollegeRecruited by: Charlie Weis, Derek Lewis Where Taylor is primarily a pass-catching tight end, Thompson is a talented blocker. Thompson also has great hands and is a physically well-rounded player. His build is college-ready and he has the skill set to compete for immediate playing time, especially given his blocking ability, something Florida could use on the line of scrimmage. Austin Hardin5-foot-11, 200 pounds Position: KickerHigh school: Atlanta, Ga., Marist School Also considered: Auburn, Tennessee Recruited by:N/A Hardin garnered a lot of attention after he secured Under Armour All-America game performance. Regardless, Hardin will likely see playing time next year handling kick-offs, while Caleb Sturgis remains offense Natalie Teer / Alligator Staff



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 89 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida For continuing coverage of the tragedy on I-75, visit alligator.orgUpdates include reader-submitted photos showing the lack of visibility at the time of the accidents. Monday FeatureChoreographer Ann Liv Young makes no apologies for her unique brand of performance, pg. 5. EMILY MORROWAlligator Staff WriterRonny Herrera was headed north on Interstate 75 when he suddenly couldnt see what was in front of him. The 19-year-old advertising sophomore was on his way back to Gainesville from Gasparilla in Tampa with four friends. At about 4 a.m., Herrera approached Paynes Prairie State Park when he hit what he described as a thick wall of smoke. He quickly slowed down to 5 miles per hour. I had to open my window and stick my head out to even see the lines on the highway, he said. I couldnt see anything past the edge of my car. The smoke and fog blanketing the highway early Sunday morning obscured everything: drivers vision, rescue efforts and the details of how a series of wrecks claimed 10 lives. ended in one of the most deadly pile-ups in North Florida history, involving about 20 vehicles and sending 18 people to the hospital. One Florida Highway Patrol cident hed seen in his 27-year career. As of Sunday night, the identities of those involved were not released. At abound 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Prairie, sending smoke billowing across U.S. 441 and I-75. As night fell, so did the temperatures, bringing in a heavy fog to mix with the smoke. The low visibility caused FHP 441 and I-75 after a series of minor accidents. But hours later, the interstate determined that drivers would be able to see the road for at least a mile. Then the crashes started again. At about 4 a.m., FHP received mile markers 377 and 378. The southbound lane of I-75 truck and another semi-truck carrying Puffs tissues crashed into each other. Tissue boxes, newspapers and books with burnt edges lay among the smoldering remains of the semitrailers skeletons. A four-door Pontiac Grand Prix was crushed underneath a Dodge Ram pickup. The charred remains of a body were visible inside the Grand Prix. Herrera, blindly driving through the scene, thought he said. We kept hearing bangs. As Herrera narrowly missed becoming involved in one of the northbound wrecks, Alachua Kelly was arriving on the scene. The smoke and fog was so thick, Kelly said, he couldnt see 6 feet in front of his face. tims by their groans and screams. You could hear people moaning, screaming help me, and you cant even see, he said. Workers had to dodge the trucks cargo and exploding tires as they removed victims from their cars. Then, yards away in the northbound lanes, the second series of wrecks began.Ten dead in series of multi-vehicle accidents on I-7571 /44 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffThe charred wreckage of a semitrailer and an SUV sits on Interstate 75 Sunday afternoon. The wrecks claimed 10 lives and sent 18 to the hospital. ON CAMPUS SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterTrisha Lueck sat in an oversized armchair in Library West, her laptop and belongings crammed into a corner within reach of a much-coveted outlet. Shell be able to use that outlet during the wee hours of the night this semester, thanks to Library Wests new nighttime hours. Library West began its new hours Jan. 9 after Student Government provided funding. The library is open 24 hours a day starting 10 a.m. Sundays and staying open through 10 p.m. Fridays. It is also open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Patrick Reakes, chair of Library West, said about 200 people use the library every night. He said while there were 120 people in the library at 2 a.m. Wednesday, that number dropped to 68 at 3 a.m. What we thought was going to happen is happening, he said. You hit about 3 and it drops way off until 7, which matches with what other libraries have had happen. Reakes said the number of students has been building since the new hours began, and he predicts that number will continue to rise after the library further publicizes the new hours and has a kick-off event within the next couple weeks. Two new staff members, security guards and several students have been hired to accommodate the change, and Student Government paid roughly $60,000 to fund it. Unlike Student Government, the library is funded entirely by state funds, which are in short supply, Reakes said. If the library does not get extra money from Student Government in the fall, Reakes said the library will be unable to maintain its new hours during the fall semester. The reality is theres a lot of things people want to do on campus, but the funding just isnt there, he said. At this point, the provost doesnt have the money and Student Government hasnt said they would have the money, either. Reakes said people have always wanted the library to be open 24 hours, and these pilot hours will be good for students with different schedules. Lueck, a 19-year-old industrial engineering sophomore, said while Friday was her has used the librarys extended hours during exams for late-night cramming. She said she plans to do the same this semester. mester, Lueck said. I get more work done at the library than I do at my apartment, so if I studied all night in my apartment Id get less done than if Im in the library.Number of late-night students rising at Library WestReakes SEE CRASH, PAGE 4About 20 cars were involved SundayFlorida forward Erik Murphy drew praise for his ability to create mismatches in UFs win against MSU on Sunday. See story, page 13.

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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 89 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 TODAYFORECASTTUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY THUNDER STORMS 76/53 RAIN 80/56 PARTLY CLOUDY 76/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 76/50 SUNNY 71/44 WHATS HAPPENING?IMPACT Autism @ UF General Meeting Today, 4 p.m. Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy Building, Room 1101 Join IMPACT Autism for its final general meeting of the new year. Come and see how you can get involved this semes ter and learn what the club has planned. Check out the Facebook group, IMPACT Autism @ UF, for more infor mation. Open house, potluck at Toastmasters meeting Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Talking Gators Toastmasters Club hosts an open house with a potluck food table. Meet members and learn about Toastmasters, an international organization that provides a positive atmosphere to learn and practice public speaking and leadership skills, in a group setting. For details, go to talkinggators.freetoasthost.biz. The club is also on Facebook. Free English Classes Every Tuesday through May 29, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Millhopper Branch Public Library Practice your conversational skills. For more information, contact info@latinawomensleague.org. Radical About Christ Bible Study Wednesday, 5 p.m. Little Hall, Room 201 February is the month of love. Radical About Christ presents The Month of Unconditional Love. The first topic being covered is Understanding Love. Dance Marathon Hosts 5K, FT5K Sunday, 8 a.m. UF Commuter Lot Dance Marathon at UF is hosting its annual 5K, the FT5K. Online per-registration is $20 and same-day registration is $25. A 1-mile fun run is an option for those who like shorter distances for only $10. All proceeds benefit Shands Hospital for Children, our local Childrens Miracle Network Hospital. To learn more and register, visit www.floridadm. org/5k. Twenty-fifth Annual Womens Leadership Conference Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Registration is now open at ufwsa.blogspot.com. Registration is $15 and includes breakfast, a keynote speaker, leadership workThe change in Disneys facial hair policy will apply to workers in Florida and California starting next month, said spokeswoman Andrea Finger. Facial hair was prohibited on theme park workers when founder Walt Disney opened Disneyland in California in the mid-1950s. The company revised its policy in 2000 to allow mustaches, provided they were grown on vacation and not at work. Starting Feb. 3, beards, mustaches and other facial growth will be allowed. workers has run the gamut, said Donna-Lynne Dalton, a spokeswoman for Teamsters Local 385, which represents costumed workers, laundry workers and parking attendants. Youre having people going Yahoo! Cool! and youre going to have the traditional Disney workers who have their own supply of pixie dust that doubt Walt would approve, she said. Disney periodically reassesses its grooming requirements, and time to revise their facial hair policy, Finger said. The policy change also allows workers in areas without visitor contact to have casual Fridays. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNATIONALNYC officials dodge blame over SHCOOL X-NG sign NEW YORK Everyone whos ever gone to school should know how to spell school. But someone who plastered a school crossing sign on the street in front of a New York City high school got it wrong. The New York Post reports that the big white letters in front of Marta Valle High School on the Lower East Side say SHCOOL X-NG. A spokesman for the city Department of Transportation said the error was made by a utility provider, not the city. The Post says workers appar ently cut into the asphalt where the letters were painted several months ago to get to underground utility lines. When utilities or contractors perform work on a city street, they are responsible for restoring it correctly. The Department of Transportation spokesman said the error will be corrected. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS shops, lunch, an organization fair, a speakers panel, a gift bag, networking opportunities and more. The keynote speaker will be Karen DeYoung, a Pulizter Prize-winning journalist and an associate editor for the Washington Post. 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.LOC ALMan charged with robbery and kidnapping of UF studentWhen UF student Marshall Swing told an inquiring stranger he didnt have any money Saturday night, he was punched in the face, according to Gainesville Police Department. Cody Seltzer, 19, was charged with robbery and kidnapping with the intention to force the victim to commit a felony. Seltzer has been arrested four times since October, three times in Hillsborough County. Seltzer was still at Alachua County Jail on Sunday night in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Swing was at 600 W Univer sity Ave. when Seltzer punched and kicked him in the leg at 9:15 p.m. Seltzer then forced him to walk with him, according to police. Seltzer yelled at Swing along the way, telling him he would be buying Seltzer beer at a nearby store. After the two walked about sley arrested Seltzer. Swing, who told Teasley he feared for his life, is studying theatre and German studies, according to his Facebook page. He did not return calls seeking comment Sunday night. In October, Seltzer was arrested twice in Hillsborough County: once for possession of an open container and again for criminal mischief. He also charged with grand theft and resisting arrest in November. TYLER JETTSTATEDisney will allow park workers to have beards ORLANDO Workers at Disneys U.S. theme parks will be allowed to grow beards and

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Jan. 30, 1976: UF President Robert Marston proposes a $10-per-quarter surcharge for all incoming freshman and transfer students because, he said, Jan. 31, 1985: description of the amount of beers it takes to seFeb. 1, 1988: Feb. 2, 1999: national fast-food chains on campus compared to Feb. 3, 2006:RAVEN PRITCHETTSTUDENT GOVERNMENT SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer Fewer students qualify for SG electionBonarrigo JOVAHN HUERTASAlligator Contributing Writer Republican Presidential Preference In addition, 3,971 absentee ballots the beginning, which dips down in the middle and increases again at the About 4,000 vote early in city electionsEarly voting ended Saturday

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Cars, trying to avoid the accidents, swerved off the interstate on both sides, leaving deep tire marks in the grass. The passenger vehicles involved were of various makes and models and bore Florida and out-of-state tags, Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell said. There were six or seven commercial vehicles involved. Hours after the accidents, mangled, burned-out cars and trucks spanned about a mile of highway. Some emergency workers shoveled metal and ashes off the roadway while others still worked to remove bodies from the wreckage. Eighteen people were taken to Shands at UF with injuries, said Lt. Patrick Riordan of FHP. Of those, 12 were taken to the emergency room and six were taken to Shands Level 1 Trauma Center, reserved for the most critical injuries. the hospital has a disaster alert system it uses to get extra nurses, doctors, surgeons and anesthesiologists on staff in the case of catastrophic accidents like this one. He said the majority of injuries the staff saw were blunt trauma to the head and chest and broken bones. The interstate was closed in both directions Sunday from mile marker 368 to the Williston Road exit at mile marker 382 while the accidents were investigated and to U.S. 441. Sheriff Darnell said if poor visibility conditions continued Sunday night, police would station themselves along the highway with their lights on to warn drivers of the unsafe conditions. She advised drivers to slow down if visibility is bad, to maintain a safe distance from other cars and to get off the roadway if conditions become unsafe. Florida Forest Service spokeswoman Ludie Bond said Saturday is totally contained but is still active. It has conare still investigating its cause. cause it will continue to burn for weeks or even months, she said. because the dried vegetation on the prairie is so thick and deep. day. Emergency workers were still clearing vehicles from the southbound lanes Sunday evening, Riordan said. As of Sunday evening, all six patients in the trauma center were still receiving care, and four of the patients in the emergency room remained in the hospital, according to a Shands news release. Herrera and his friends made it home safely. When they woke up later that morning, they saw photos of what they had driven through. Im lucky to be alive, Herrera said. We all are. 4, ALLIGATOR ABOUT 12,000 ATTENDED ON SATURDAY. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterThe sounds of crashing swords, the smell of fried foods and the sight of royalty transformed the Alachua County Fairgrounds into a medieval world this weekend. The 26th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire started this weekend and will continue from Friday to Sunday. It was the largest opening day in the hisold entertainment director of the fair. day, said Linda Piper, events coordinator with the City of Gainesville Division of Cultural Affairs. Participants arrived dressed as everything from Orcs from the Lord of the Rings series to bar maidens and blacksmiths. Everyone is comfortable to be themselves or their favorite character, Hutchinson said. The fair is run by the city under the Division of Cultural Affairs, and the cost of admission to the fair pays for next years fair, performers at fair this year, he said. Actors from the Thieves Guilde, a stagecombat acting troupe, performed hand-totheir annual show, called The Living Chess Board. Audience members heckled for the good and evil sides and chanted, We want blood, we want blood! The king and queen of the chessboard strolled through the streets of medieval village making fun of people and playing practical jokes on those walking around the fair. nationwide Renaissance-period jousting group, put on a jousting competition with splintering lances and knights in full ar mor. We follow the same patterns, designs the same techniques, said Kelly Bailey, The horses, clad in steel armor, galloped toward each other as people sitting in bleachers gasped when lance met armor and splintered into pieces. joked with children. engineering masters student, said he goes to the fair for the food, drink and fun. He has been to at least seven medieval fairs around the southeastern United States, but he said he still loves the Hoggetowne fair and wants to come back next year. Im here for turkey legs and a good cup of mead, Waltz said. Theres nothing better.Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffDavid Buth, 46, an Alachua County resident, dresses as Azog, a 446-year-old Orc from Moria, for the 26th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire on Saturday afternoon. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAn Alachua County Fire Rescue worker sprays down the wreckage of a semitrailer on Interstate 75 Sunday afternoon. The semitrailer was involved in a wreck around 4 a.m. that claimed 10 lives. Ten remain in the hospital as of Sunday night, conditions unknown CRASH, from page 1

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 MONDAY FEATURE ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff WriterAnn Liv Young stood and faced the cast of her show. They wore wedding gowns and Rollerblades, and some were perched on lidless toilets. She gave corrections in a voice that Young, an internationally recognized choreographer and performance artist, spent two weeks at UF re-staging her 2002 piece, American Crane Standards, for the School of Theatre and Dances production Dance 2012 opening Feb. 17. The cast, a dozen male and female UF dance majors, paid close attention to Youngs direction during the last rehearsal before she returned home to Jersey City, N.J., on Saturday. The corrections were standard move voices but Youngs work is anything but. Make sure you really stick it when you fall, she said to the dancers as they adjusted their gowns. When youre down, youre down. Youre dead. Young, 30, has been both critically acclaimed and condemned for her art, which blends dance with elements of theater, pop culture, history and pornography. The New York Times has called her performances dull, amateurish and inept, while other outlets hail her work as captivating, refreshing and even beautiful. Critics alternately adore and vilify her for employing shock value and gratuitous obscenity to get her point across. I dont feel like anything Ive really ever done feels shocking to me, she said. Young has a history of taking her audience to an uncomfortable place with the goal, she said, of making them feel something. She defecates onstage in her Cinderella show. Live sex, masturbation and lots of nudity are the hallmarks of most of her work. But biological processes and normal human behavior arent shocking to her because, she said, everyone does them. While watching Disneys adaptation of Cinderella with her daughter, Lovey, the 4-year-old asked, Mom, why doesnt Cinderella ever go to the bathroom? What an incredible question, Young said. Because she does. If she were real, she would have to. Omitting actions such as eating and going to the bathroom reinforce the idea of passive women, she said. My Cinderella poops onstage, and people are like, Its so shocking, and I think thats amazing, because everyone poops, she said. This is singular, said dance professor Neta Pulvermacher, who invited Young to reset her American Crane Standards on UF students. While she was still a student, Young took ballet and dance composition classes from Pulvermacher at the American Dance Festival. Youngs work, Pulvermacher said, is important simply because it exists. Its very much of our time, almost ahead of its time, and exposes extraordinary angles or fragments of truth, humanity and paradoxes of living. Youngs use of melodrama, porn and trashy dancing is so sophisticated, Pulvermacher said, it creates an entirely new theatrical language. Because of that, there is no possibility of apathy for the audience. It will make you feel something, she said. And ultimately, for me, thats the role of any art form. But people dont want to be honest and they dont want to be embarrassed, and thats why Young often meets resistance in the art world, she said. In February 2010, the director of the Museum of Modern Arts venue PS1 cut the power during Youngs Sherry show after Young, as her character Sherry, ended an altercation with another performer by removing her clothes and touching herself. The aggressiveness of the roles Young plays might scare some people, and shes aware of that. In fact, she welcomes it. Im not interested in making things to make them feel happy, at least in that way, Young said. Im interested in affecting them. to her Sherry show, where Sherry might ask pointedly, thrusting the microphone into the face of a female audience member, if she masturbates or if shes had a miscarriage. Making the audience uncomfortable enough to realize something about human nature is what the work is designed to do. For all the time she spends onstage rolling around in blood, verbally abusing audience members and chasing fellow performers with knives, offstage, Ann Liv Young is surprisingly unassuming. Hardly a shade of the oft-feared performer shows through the choreographer. She was calm and even soft-spoken when working with the UF dancers, who described her teaching as physically and mentally meticulous. Shes pushed me farther than any choreographer in a nonphysical sense, but its just as physically exhausting, said Emmakate Geisdorf, a 22-year-old dance junior. During Fridays rehearsal, Young constantly stopped the dancers to give them corrections, making them repeat seemingly unimportant movements, such as the placing of the toilet tank lid into the bowl, until they were perfect. Three failed attempts to get the placing of the lids in unison were enough to re-start the rehearsal from the beginning of the show. Lets start over. Its better, Young said, Three hours later, Young and the dancers Shes one of those teachers who changes your life, said Lindsay Head, a 19-year-old dance sophomore. Shes opened my eyes to being more comfortable with what Im uncomfortable with.Choreographer makes no apologies for artDana Burke / Alligator StaffChoreographer Ann Liv Young, right, talks to Kate Pope, a 20-year-old dance junior, during a rehearsal of Youngs American Crane Standards.

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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 EditorialMONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR Todays question: Have you taken advantage of the new hours at the library?211 TOTAL VOTES21% YES 79% NOFridays question: Do you believe that the moon?Interstate TragedyKeep those affected in your thoughtsAlthough Florida is the central focus this week for political news and events, we cannot go without addressing the events that occurred this weekend. tunately, this led to a horrible accident involving about 20 vehicles, leaving 10 people dead. Trauma Center and 12 were taken to the emergency room. Fortunately, Shands was able to take care of these people due to its disaster alert system, which is used to staff the ologists, according to todays article. We want to give our support to Shands as well as all of on the line to help those involved in the crash. ing tires as they worked to get people out of the area. These conditions could still be present later in the week. Keep your radio tuned in to stations that regularly play Do not closely follow vehicles and slow down if you have any decrease in visibility. Keep your lights on at night and any time visibility lessens. lights as a warning. ing alternative routes and possible detours. Finally, our thoughts go out to all of those affected by these accidents. Though there were about 20 vehicles directly involved, there will be hundreds of people touched by this weekends events. cidents, we advise you to do all you can to provide comfort and solace to those in need. We hope to know more throughout the week, so please stay tuned for coverage of more information.The poor need to be empowered, not victimizedA people (when in fact those who would redistribute income would do more long-term damage than any other policy), the pictures currently painted in the media and by speakers at university campuses are inaccurate. preconceptions with little understanding of the statistics behind it. poor make more than the minimum wage. She implied that U.S. Census Bureau and its description of poverty. Well, if you actually look at the data from the U.S. Bumake above minimum wage. ly improbable and crushing schedule. This person would the 2012 federal poverty guideline for a family of four is the form of an annualized salary. Obviously a big problem right now for the country is the high unemployment rate and the underemployment rate policy uncertainty that prevents businesses from hiring workers full-time. A problem with the federal poverty guideline is that $20,000 a year makes you look Third World in New York City and rich in West Virginia or Mississippi. A large number of the poor in the U.S. live in places like the Mississippi Delta and Appalachia. An income of $23,000 per year for a family of four is by no means poor in a relative sense for the people of in Appalachia painting peoples them. Native Appalachians are poor in the sense that they cant da and Mississippi, but these people own vehicles and have heating and cooling in most cases. We must stop thinking about the poor as victims and start viewing them as people we must empower by giving them choices. Some information about the poor to think about: Oneof this, about 42 percent own their own home. This data data drawn from the same Census Bureau data that everyone claims to read now. We are made to liken the poor to Depression-era workers, desperate for food and shelter. The truth is there are some who we must care for whether their condition is their we spent one-hundredth of the money we send out in food leviate how deeply in debt lower-income people often are by helping them be their own advocates. The fact remains that if you look at Americas poor, they are the rest of the worlds 1 percent. Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays. Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 While reading last Fridays paper, the as a Jordan Claar is a mechanical engineering junior at UF.Gingrich right for having ambition to explore spaceN Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. His column appears on Mondays.Poor do not necessarily deserve povertyColumn Guest column Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org Jordan ClaarSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 Amy Stuart / AlligatorScott Fried, a member of the AIDS support group that inspired the musical Rent, talks about his experience with students at UF Hillel on Sunday. BARBARA BERMUDEZAlligator Contributing WriterScott Fried let a broad smile stretch across his face as he told UF students how to savor life. Fried, who has HIV, said life is sweeter when people learn to love themselves. UF Hillel partnered with seven organizations to bring Scott Fried, an international public speaker, HIV educator and author, to Gainesville for a weekend. Fried was one of the founding members of the AIDS support group that inspired the musical Rent. All of Hillels programs and activities are done for our students, and it was our students who requested Frieds visit to Gainesville, said Jeffrey Kaplan, Hillel program coordinator. Fried spoke about HIV, sexuality and intimacy, among other topics, and he used his own experiences to speak to his audience. I live in those hard topics. I dont run from them, he said. Its about telling the truth of how I feel. Fried said he only expected to be a speaker for a few years, but the initiative kept growing and eventually took on a life of its own. He tested positive for HIV when he was 24, and he said he began talking to teenagers with the hope that, in their collective memory, he would be remembered. I want to be remembered as an elegant man, quick to forgive, slow to get angry, and who listened to others with awaited tenderness, Fried said with tears in his eyes. Fried joined UF Hillel for its Shabbat celebration Friday night, followed by a Kosher dinner and oneg, which means after-party. He also spoke at an event at Hillel on Thursday. He reminded us that you can always keep going, said Jordan Barrish, a 22-year-old public relations senior. Fried discussed starting the AIDS support group in 1989 that inspired Rent. It was bittersweet, he said. Im the only member that is still alive. That part was real. They were real people, and they were my friends. UF Hillel is working on raising money to go on a service trip with Fried to Roatan, Honduras. A group of about 10 students will work with Fried to build a house for a family with HIV/AIDS. You know life is sweet. I dont need to remind you of that, Fried said to a group of students at the oneg. Im interested in where it hurts. Thats where the work that I do is. Fried talked about the difference between selfimprovement and self-acceptance. He focused on the latter because he said he wants people to love and accept themselves. He makes people more comfortable to open up, Barrish said. He is amazing. It just sums it up.HIV educator speaks to Hillel I want to be remembered as an elegant man, quick to forgive, slow to get angry, and who listened to others with awaited tenderness.Scott Friedinternational public speakerHe is a founding member of group that inspired Rent

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10, ALLIGATOR 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 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 Trends Student House of the Month! 2710 NW 2nd Ave Huge 2/2 with a Den and Fireplace! Walking Distance to Law School Biking Distance to UF Text Trend to 313131 for More Details Trend4Rent.com 2-24-20-2 House for rent Large home 4BR/3BA. No carpet. Includes range, refrig, W/D, central air & heat. 1 block from Newberry & Royal Plaza shops. $1200/mo 407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380 2-3-12-5-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Ave. 1BR/1BA close to UF, Shands & Vet School Sun Key units starting at $475 Sun Harbor Townhouses $525 Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041 / 352.376.6720 4-25-12-58-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 1bed/1bath close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting at $475!! Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720 / 352.376.7041 4-25-12-58-2 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the 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 3-bdrm, 3-bth, till July, $725/mnth, NO DEPOSIT, washer-n-dryer in unit, new carpet, Archer Rd and 34th St. Call Scott 352281-1057 2-2-12-5-3 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. 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 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 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 4-25-12-72-10 GOATS 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

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ALLIGATORTwo 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 WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 2-27-35-11 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 2-3-11-86-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES All vehicles $0 down! No credit check!!!! Cash vehicles $999 and up! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES Bring W2 and drive home today! Over 150 vehicles in stock! Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 92 Eagle Talon $999 94 Ford Taurus $999 94 Toyota Camry $1500 98 Oldsmobile Intregue $1500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 Nissan Altima $6999 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 02 Toyota Camry $6999 04 Chevy Astro $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 98 Dodge Ram $3999 95 Chevy Blazer $3999 02 Chevy Blazer $4999 99 Dodge Durango $6999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 Sunrise Auto Sales Bring W2 and drive home today! 30 Day Warranty! No Credit Check! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES No credit check! Cars, Trucks, SUVs & Vans 30 Day Warranty 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 04 Honda Accord $7999 04 Chevy Impala $7999 02 Honda Odyssey $7999 01 Toyota Solara $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 05 Dodge Durango $9999 05 Ford F150 $10,999 06 Saturn Ion $11,999 07 Ford Mustang $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 Dodge Neon $1999 00 Hyundai Elantra $1999 02 Kia Spectra $2999 01 Olds Alero $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 94 Cadillac SLS $1999 99 Acura Integra $3999 099 Buick Century $3999 95 Chevy Camero $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 97 Ford Explorer $1999 97 Landrover Discovery $2999 98 Chevy Venture $2999 98 Chevy Astro $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-65-12 This newspaper assumes no 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. 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 LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13

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12, ALLIGATOR 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.Sexy Shopper's Needed THE LINGERIE COMPANYOaks Mall Plaza 2-3-5-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 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 4-25-12-72-14DOMINOS PIZZA NOW HIRINGClosing Drivers. $100/night Guaranteed. Apply at gatordominos.com 2-24-12-30-14 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 Melissazblack@gmail.com with cover letter and resume Compensation tbd 1-31-5-14 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 Warehouse Runners Needed! Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Apply M-F 8 AM 4 PM Concessions Ofc @ Gate 18 5 Part-Time positions available 2-3-6-14 Need sweet sitter and household assistant for two kids, afternoons M F. $10/hour. We pay all taxes and will withhold at your requested rate. Email gville_mom@cox.net for more info. 1-30-12-2-14 F/T legal admin assistant for busy law firm. Excellent writing, problem solving and people skills. Organized and dependable. Spanish speaking a plus. Pay DOE. Call (352) 3714000. 2-9-12-10-14 Office asst. needed Mon. & Sat. 10/hr.Apply @ Eyecare Express 39th ave & 13th st. 2-2-12-5-14 PT K9 camp counselor. Requires safely handling groups of off leash dogs, excellent customer service, daily cleaning. Experience working with animals beside your own preferred. Apply in person at 3749 SW 42nd ave. Info call (352) 376-9544 1-31-12-3-14 Assistant manager for doggie daycare. Responsible for employee management, administrative work, customer care, and also help handle group of 20+ dogs, daily clean ing. Must have experience working in pet care industry and management/supervisory experience. Apply in person at Camp Marlin Doggie Daycare 3749 SW 42nd Ave. Info call (352) 376-9544 1-31-12-3-14 New social networking iPhone application seeks campus rep to spearhead local promotion and marketing efforts. Candidates should be interested in social media, tech savvy, a pulse on the campus life, and have professional pr/marketing aspirations. For more information contact info@1111wish.com 2-1-12-3-14 Smokers aneeded to participate in a study conducted by the UF Smoking Lab & Clinic assessing the effects of exercise on cravings, withdrawal and mood. Compensation provided. Call 336-406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 1-31-2-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring for spring! Afterschool, Aquatics, Gymnastics, Office, Rockwall, Cheer, Dance, Clean/Maint., Drivers, wknd hrs at Comm. Events. Must submit app: www.suncountrysports.com/jobs.html. Email HR@suncountrysports.com for info. 2-3-12-5-14 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 15 Epic Photographer for HireEmail suzettecook@onebox.com Gator Alum, hrly chg. You keep the digital files www.mizdigital.com 352-260-2511 4-25-12-72-15 HORSE BOARDING: $350/mo. From GV/ UofF 10 minutes. Dressage, stadium, x-country, daytime stall, nighttime turnout. Rider housing available. Barn Family Program to mitigate board and rent. Lessons, schooling opportunities. For further information, contact Dibbie at Gator Slide Farm, 352-466-3538 or gtrslfrm@aol.com. Visitors always welcome. 2-29-11-51-15 AAA Courier ExpressProvide All Delivery Needs Bonded and Insured 352-339-5158 2-2912-33-15HOUSE 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 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 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 Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND.FOUND: KEYSBehind Garden Grill Midtown. Call to iden tify 352-278-1595 2-1-3-25 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. 2-15-12-25-16Strip Tease Aerobics THE LINGERIE COMPANYOaks Mall Plaza 2-3-5-16 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 Best religion? NO religion! Get to know your Creator. See why the Bible is unique. Your creator's love for you. You Tube: "Eric Ludy The Gospel" (11:27) 2-9-12-10-18 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 LEARN TO POLE DANCE THE LINGERIE COMPANY FREE Intro class This Thurs Only. 6 PM Call for details 335-4814 2-2-4-20 WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKETEvery Sat & Sun Hwy 30115 min from Gainesville 468-2255 4-25-72-21

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Floridas Weapons Who is the Gators most feared shooting threat? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Frank Carleton led Floridas mens tennis team to an ITA Indoor National berth after defeating his former team Sunday. See story, page 14. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff WriterWhenever Erik Murphy sets a screen for one of his fellow big men and fades back behind the 3-point arc, he presents a dilemma for opposing defenders. They can stay back and help their teammates prevent a power ful dunk from center Patric Young or a high-percentage shot from fellow sophomore Will Yeguete. Or they can trail the 6-foot-10 Murphy out to the perimeter and hope their defense can handle the Gators in the paint. On Saturday afternoon at the OConnell Center, Mississippi State forwards like Arnett Moultrie made the wrong choice more often than not in a 69-57 Bulldogs loss. Murphy, a junior forward, hit a game-high 4 of 7 shots from 3-point range and scored 14 points to help springboard No. 14 eastern Conference victory. A lot times, guys are running at [Murphy] and hes able to get it off, coach Billy Donovan said. Moultrie is getting caught in-between like, OK, do I got to help on Patric Young rolling to the basket with Murphy standing over here? While Young scored 10 points in the second half and Yeguete wreaked havoc defensively with two steals, a block and a pair of drawn charges, it was Murphy who drew the most praise from Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury following the game. Though Murphy was a 40-per cent 3-point shooter last year, he only attempted 30 shots. This season, he has already made 33 threes, leading Stansbury to describe Murphy as the player who alters the way teams traditionally guard the Gators. Last year, hes on this roster; hes no factor, Stansbury said. Yall know that, he was no factor. Right now? Shoot. Hes the one guy (who) now changes their team totally. He is the one He stretches you out. He is the fourth guy out there who can really shoot the basketball and he stepped up tonight. In a game in which UF failed to make a free throw until 1:13 left to play and only had two points from leading scorer Kenny Boynsalvage Floridas outside shooting. Boynton was held without a 3-pointer for just the second time this season and senior point guard Erving Walker shot 1 of 5 from three before hitting his second with 10 seconds left to play. Murphys four 3-pointers pushed the Gators into doubledigit threes for the 15th time this season and improved his shooting percentage from three to 48.5 Aundre Larrow / AlligatorFlorida forward Erik Murphy scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3-point range in Saturdays 69-57 win against Mississippi State. Murphy draws praise as gamechanger BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Preston Tucker could be leading an entirely different life. As an unseasonably warm late January sun shines over a slightly renovated McKethan Stadium, Floridas primary his senior year with a smile and a youthful sense of enjoyment. I like it here, he said. Its fun. Toward the end of his junior season, there were no guarantees he had any days like this left. In June, Tucker was drafted in the 16th round of the Maplayer draft. Even though Baseball America listed him as the drafts No. 167 overall prospect, the 21-year-old who went undrafted out of Tampa Plant High fell all the way to the Colorado Rockies with pick No. 498. Still, the opportunity was there: a major-league contract, a chance to capture a lifelong dream. It was very tough, Tucker said of the decision. Getting to play for a professional team is always exciting, but getting to play here is pretty cool, too. On Aug. 16 49 days after watching Floridas national championship hopes collapse at the hands of South Carolina Florida gets boost from Tuckers returnWOMENS BASKETBALL JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer seconds remaining in regulation, Jaterra Bonds went to the charity stripe with a chance to escape. Reeling from a 13-1 Arkansas run, Florida needed just two made free throws to regain the lead it held by 10 points a mere four minutes before. However, Bonds made just one of her two attempts, sending the game into overtime. Bonds trip to the free-throw line was a critical example of the Gators charity-stripe woes in a 73-72 double-overtime loss to the Razorbacks (16-5, 5-4 Southeastern Conference) in Fayetteville, Ark., on Sunday. Floridas double-digit advantage unraveled down the stretch due to an abysmal performance from the free-throw line. The Gators (13-8, 3-5 SEC) made just 11 free throws in 25 attempts, including a brutal 5-of-11 mark in the second half followed by a 6-of-12 effort in overtime. Its just a colossal disappointment to play so well for so long and then to not step up and hit free throws, coach Amanda Butler said. We could have seemingly won comfortably if you look at the free-throw stats. Poor free-throw shooting was a problem that not even leading scorer Lanita Bartley could avoid. Bartley led Florida with 19 points on 6-of-7 shooting, but made just 4 of 8 free-throw tries in the game. A team spokesman declined to make Bartley or any players available for comment following the loss. The last time Bartley scored in double digits an 82-73 win against Charlotte on Nov. 26 she put up 28 points aided by a 9-of-9 clip from the charity stripe.Free-throw woes lead to yet another close UF lossSEE HOOPS, PA GE 14 SEE BASEBALL, PA GE 15 SEE W -HOOPS, PA GE 14 Ive always been pretty Erik MurphyLeads SEC from threeT ucker Poll ResultsHas Patric Young lived up to expectations?71% YES 29% NO75 total votes

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[Bartley]s a senior, she just came ready to play, assistant coach Murriel Page said. She did all she could, but shes just one player. Faring best from the line was Azania Stewart, who scored half of her eight points on free throws. Stewart, who also grabbed four rebounds and recorded two blocks, was the only Gator to make two free throws in succession, doing so twice. Aside from Bartley and Stewart, Florida struggled to get to the free-throw line, let alone make the shots once they got there. The rest of the team managed 11 combined attempts, scoring just three points. Whenever youre on the road and when you have free throws, those are the shots that you have to make, Page said. We just couldnt make those shots. A lone bright spot for Florida was its bench, which outscored Arkansass reserves 38-10. The offensive outburst was largely a result of usual starters Bartley and Jennifer George, who combined for 28 points, starting the game on the sideline. That was one of our goals for our bench to outplay their bench in every way and we certainly did that, Butler said. Other statistical leaders for Florida were Bonds with four assists, George with nine rebounds, and loss by six points or fewer in SEC play. Trailing No. 6 Kentucky by 5.5 games in the league standings, UF is two defeats or two UK wins away from elimination in the conference championship race. You cant get too upset, youve got to bounce back, Butler said. Whats important are the little things. Weve got to hit free throws, weve got to take care of the basketball, weve got to execute. Every possession matters. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. percent, which leads the SEC among players who average two attempts per game. Im trying to be more aggressive and shoot whenever Im open, Murphy said. shot, but right now its falling a little bit, so it feels good. Murphy said beating Mississippi State, a team known for its strong post presence, without large offensive contributions from Boynton and Walker should put an end to discussions about Floridas frontcourt toughness. No, I dont think we have a lack of depth, Murphy said. Pats been coming off the bench because of an injury, Wills been playing great, Cody (Larson) steps in and plays well. I mean, other guys that havent gotten a chance to play, theyre talented. They can play; they just havent gotten the chance, so I dont think we have a lack of depth at all. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator. org. 14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 Aundre Larrow / AlligatorFlorida point guard Jaterra Bonds missed one of two free throw with MENS TENNIS ELI MARGER Alligator WriterFrank Carleton knew what to expect on Sunday against Wake Forest. After all, he was a Demon Deacon himself just a short time ago. The junior, who transferred to UF for the fall semester, helped his new team defeat his old one. The No. 5 Gators (3-0) nearly completed their second clean sweep of the weekend, but instead settled for a 6-1 victory against No. 41 Wake Forest. Carletons 6-3, 6-1 win in singles helped the Gators advance to the ITA National Indoor Championship next month. I had to really keep my emotions in check, Carleton said. I tried not to even talk to the guys too much before the match was myself and focus on the Gators winning. Coach Andy Jackson also recognized the challenge Carleton faced, especially mentally. To play the team that you used to play for, psychologically, its very I thought he handled himself very, very well. On Sunday, the Gators swept the doubles matches once again to team of Billy Federhofer and Nassim Slilam had a strong 8-3 victory, Floridas other two teams faced much more resistance. The No. 25 team of Bob van Overbeek and Andrew Butz won their match 8-5, with No. 41 Frank Carleton and Spencer Newman winning 8-6. Every Gator won in singles play except for Slilam, the teams lone senior. Slilam missed a makeable shot on match point, giving Wakes Danny Kreyman new life. The Demon Deacons junior won the threeset match 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (12-10). players won their respective singles matches, Jackson saw much room for improvement. Jackson said the team needs to work on controlling its emotions heading into a match with No. 2 Virginia this weekend. We have to be a little bit better attacking second serves, not overreacting so much in the matches when we make a few mistakes, Jackson said. When we get ahead, were a little too happy, and when were behind, were a little bit too upset. Van Overbeek, playing against the hard-serving David Hoskins, put on an emotional display in his two-set match. The junior shouted disgust after the ones he lost. Nevertheless, he defeated Hoskins 7-6 (3), 6-4. Carleton, Federhofer, Newman and Florent Diep all won their matches in straight sets. We are very pleased and excited to get to go to the national team Indoor, Jackson said. (It is) something that is very important to our program so that we are better prepared for the SEC, SEC Tournament, and NCAA.Carleton beats former team; Gators qualify for ITA IndoorsButler: Bench dominates in one-point loss W-HOOPS, from page 13 HOOPS, from page 13Murphy: Florida frontcourt does not lack depthMurphy Carleton

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 Alligator File PhotoTucker on verge of UF records he decided to spend the spring of 2012 in Gainesville playing out his senior season instead of crossing the rural environs of the Northwest League, South Atlantic League or the California League on mind-numbing minor league bus rides. Tucker dragged his decision out to the an MLB club, and the wait was something Gators coach Kevin OSullivan had no control over. Youve got to let the process work its way out, he said. We certainly hoped he would come back, but it was a process that Preston and his family needed to go through. Lucky enough for us, he came back. With Tucker returning, Florida gets the services of one of the best hitters in school history. He will enter the season needing just seven RBI to pass Brad Wilkersons school record of 214. Tucker led the Gators in RBI (74), runs (55), walks (28) and tied the UF record for doubles (23) as a junior. However, his 2011 was a microcosm of Floridas season. After batting .308 during the regular season, Tucker hit .227 at the College World Series, including a 1-for-8 rut as the Gamecocks swept the Gators in All of this brings up the inevitable question: Would Tucker still be at Florida if the Gators exited Omaha, Neb., as national champions? Thats a good question, Tucker said. I dont know. It was a big factor when I came back, knowing that we could have done a little bit better and that there were a few things we could have done right that we didnt do right. He also said a college degree and the idea that this years preseason No. 1 team could be even better than last years preseason No. 1 team played a major role in his deciand a dissatisfaction with his draft situation seem to reign supreme. Regardless of why Tucker came to his out toward McKethan Stadiums new rightThere was a huge smile on my face (when Tucker decided to return), he said. To get back a guy that you can plug into the middle of the order and solidify things, it was certainly a huge lift for us. BASEBALL, from page 13 To get back a guy that you can plug into the middle of the order and solidify things, it was certainly a huge lift for us.UF coach

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 oral commits 2012All rankings and photos from Rivals.com Oral commitments are nonbinding until a national letter of intent is signed on or after National Signing Day on Feb. 1.With National Signing Day fast approaching, alligatorSports will preview the oral commitments the Gators have received thus far and give you some targets to watch during Wednesdays announcements. Today, we take a look at UFs offensive commits. D.J. Humphries6-foot-5, 265 pounds Position: Offensive guardHigh school: Charlotte, N.C., Mallard Creek Also considered:Tennessee, Auburn Recruited by: Frank Verducci This guy is a pure athlete he moves like an end, displaying solid footwork and agility. Easily one of Floridas most highly touted and important 2012 grabs, Humphries will be able to take advantage of an early enrollment to bulk up and compete for a starting position come fall. If he can put on the weight, Florida should be able to employ Humphries on a unit that experienced a less-than-stellar season in 2011. Skyler Mornhinweg6-foot-3, 215 pounds Position: QuarterbackHigh school: Philadelphia, Pa., St. JosephsAlso considered: Penn State, Stanford, TennesseeRecruited by: Brent Pease Florida previously had not pursued a quarterback until new offensive coordinator Brent Pease took the reins, so most were surprised by the sudden push for Mornhinweg. He will remain a bit of a project as he develops into a better pocket passer, but he has an advantage as a coachs son who has grown up in the sport. Mornhinweg is also noted for his quick, consistent delivery from both under center and out of shotgun formation. Kent Taylor6-foot-5, 220 pounds Position: Tight endHigh school: Land O LakesAlso considered: LSU, Alabama, Penn State, Georgia, FSURecruited by: Charlie Weis, Derek Lewis Taylor is a great pass-catching tight end, but needs build. His blocking skills arent as sharp, but because the departure of tight end Gerald Christian, the Gators may want to rely on a tight end who is more of a blocking threat than a passcatching weapon. Jessamen Dunker6-foot-6, 315 pounds Position: Offensive linemanHigh school: Boynton BeachAlso considered: Auburn, FSU, Georgia, Alabama, LSU, MiamiRecruited by: Aubrey Hill Dunker has a solid chance at playing time freshman year, especially given Floridas woes on the offensive line in 2011. Enrolling early was a good decision for him; it will give him the opportunity to better learn and develop technique after playing at bulking up isnt an issue for Dunker, so he seems to have a legitimate chance to contribute immediately in 2012. Matt Jones6-foot-3, 225 pounds Position: Running backHigh school: Seffner Armwood Also considered: Auburn, Alabama, Georgia, Oregon, Southern Cal, Notre Dame Recruited by: Brian White, Derek Lewis Jones has the size to be a durable back, but doesnt always use it to his advantage. Although not as physical as he could be, Jones has lots of potential. The Gators need another option with just Mike Gillislee and Mack Brown left on the roster as true running backs. However, Jones development is questionable, especially after injury troubles throughout his senior season at Seffner Armwood, with a meniscus tear and knee surgery. Latroy Pittman6-foot-1, 190 pounds Position: Wide receiverHigh school: Citra North MarionAlso considered: FSU, Notre Dame, Georgia, AlabamaRecruited by: N/A Pittman doesnt display elite speed and wont be Floridas biggest highlight-ready playmaker anytime soon, but he is an essential addition to this class. He muscles his way through routes and can be August 2010, Pittman has also enrolled early, which could give him an advantage. Colin Thompson6-foot-5, 255 pounds Position: Tight endHigh school: Warminster, Pa., Archbishop Wood CatholicAlso considered: Wisconsin, Boston CollegeRecruited by: Charlie Weis, Derek Lewis Where Taylor is primarily a pass-catching tight end, Thompson is a talented blocker. Thompson also has great hands and is a physically well-rounded player. His build is college-ready and he has the skill set to compete for immediate playing time, especially given his blocking ability, something Florida could use on the line of scrimmage. Austin Hardin5-foot-11, 200 pounds Position: KickerHigh school: Atlanta, Ga., Marist School Also considered: Auburn, Tennessee Recruited by:N/A Hardin garnered a lot of attention after he secured Under Armour All-America game performance. Regardless, Hardin will likely see playing time next year handling kick-offs, while Caleb Sturgis remains offense Natalie Teer / Alligator Staff