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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 96 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Woman dies in single-car accident on I-75The 19-year-old was from Clearwater, Fla., pg 4. New CLAS website helps students discover majorsAbout 101,000 students have used it since launch, pg 9. Florida had its worst 3-point shooting night of the season in a 20-point loss to Kentucky on Tuesday. See story, page 13. Student Senate hears plan for spring election polling locationsBackup locations are deemed impossible, pg. 3. 77 /48 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / AlligatorBurning Rubber Tuesday evening. See page 5 for the story. THE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BAN WAS RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL. MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterGainesville gay rights supporters are excited that a California same-sex mar riage ban was deemed unconstitutional Tuesday by a San Francisco federal appeals panel. The ban, called Proposition 8, was approved by 52 percent of California voters in 2008. Supporters expect the issue to go to the Supreme Court, although the appeal had not been sent as of Tuesday night. Until then, Gainesville groups will wait and celebrate. Terry Fleming, co-president of the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida, said members of the center are thrilled with the decision and will watch to see what happens next. This is a historic decision that will have an impact across the nation, he said. If it violates it in California, it violates it across the nation. Bridget Siegel, external vice president for the Pride Student Union at UF, said the announcement was a big victory for gay rights supporters. The group has not planned activist activities in reaction to the announcement, but she said she expects the group to arrange events within the next week. Finally for it to be deemed completely unconstitutional is an amazing oppor tunity, said Siegel, a 20-year-old religion studies sophomore. Mayor Craig Lowe, who is the citys was a step forward for the nation. If the Supreme Court decides to look at the issue, Lowe said he will consider asking the City Commission to pass a resolution supporting the push for same-sex marriage. Ultimately, what will be required is the realization that all families have value and deserve to be respected under the law, Lowe said.Gay rights supporters relish Prop 8 decision in California KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterA UF fraternity is under investigation for a reported hazing incident. Alpha Phi Alpha, a National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternity, has been implicated in a hazing incident that occurred over the weekend, said interim vice president for Student Affairs Dave Kratzer. The incident was reported on Saturday, according to the University Police Departments Crime Log. However, the hazing of the spring semester. UF President Bernie Machen emailed a statement to students Tuesday afternoon to announce that UPD is investigating the incident. The Division of Student Affairs is assisting in the investigation, he said. Machen did not name the fraternity, but With the nature of this investigation, there is simply not a lot that we can discuss at this time, said UPD spokesman Maj. Brad Barber. Kratzer said no one was hospitalized as a result of the hazing, which occurred off UF fraternity under investigation for hazing TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterStanding at the front door of an unknown house in northern Gainesville on Feb. 1, Lenard Norman was already anxious about the police. About four hours earlier, around 7 p.m., Norman responded to a Craigslist ad in the personal/casual encounters section. After exchanging emails, Norman learned he was chatting with a 14-year-old boy, according to the arrest report. The boy said his parents were out of town. Norman, 24, said he would swing by the house. Still i m a little worried about u being underage, he wrote. Not looking to go to jail. When he arrived at the house, Norman rang the doorbell. Four his hands, covered his mouth and pulled him to the ground. The -year-old boy was really Gainesville Police Detective Scott Meffen Jr. Norman, charged with three counts of obscene communication, was one of 21 men arrested as part of Operation Tailfeather, a joint investigation by GPD and the Alachua Country Sherrifs ended Monday morning. Norman is a UF alumnus. He graduated last year from the College of Education, and was ing second graders at Metcalfe Authorities arrest 21 in child-sex stingSEE HAZING, Pag AGE 8 SEE Sting TING, Pag AGE 8Machen

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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 96 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 66/42 PARTLY CLOUDY 66/41 PARTLY CLOUDY 75/49 PARTLY CLOUDY 72/46 PARTLY CLOUDY 77/48 WHATS HHAPPENINGCollaborating with Strangers Workshop Today, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. University Gallery (Fine Arts Building B) Unmask your creative potential, find quick ways to make long-term connections and turn small talk into big ideas. The workshop connects students and faculty on campus during three-minute speed meetings sponsored by the George A. Smathers Libraries. To register and get more information, visit www.uflib.ufl.edu/pio/ CoLAB/home.html. Radical About Christ Bible Study Today, 5:30p.m. Little Hall, Room 201 Are you ready for February, the month of love? Radical About Christ presents The Month of Unconditional Love. The second topic to be covered is Me, Myself, and I. Come and enjoy the word of God tonight. Golden Key General Body Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Turlington, Room L001 Come out to Golden Keys second meeting to learn about ongoing events and opportunities this semester. There will be free pizza, soda and a performance by Theatre Strike Force. Bring childrens toys and clothing for the Footprints collection drive to be donated to kids at Shands. Gators Assisting Pets Interest Meeting Today, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Stuzin Hall, Room 200 Gators Assisting Pets is looking for committed volunteers for ongoing projects and upcoming events. The organization works to find homes for shelter animals to end euthanasia in Gainesville. Come to the meeting to learn about volunteer and leadership opportunities this semester. Reitz Entertainment Board Presents : Melancholia Today and Thursday, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgrd) are celebrating their marriage at a party in the home of her sister (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law (Kiefer Sutherland). Meanwhile, the planet Melancholia is heading toward Earth. Every showing is free and open to the public. Return of Alpha Zeta Rose Sale Today through Tuesday Want to surprise a loved one or a dear friend with some roses this Valentines Day? The Alpha Zeta Rose Sale returns this year to make it possible. Contact Gernide Zamor at gzamor08@ ufl.edu for an order form. Once the order is submitted, members of Alpha Zeta will deliver it anywhere on campus (faculty and staff only). Orders range Saturday is $25. Registration includes a T-shirt and tote bag. Me, Myself, and God Monday, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Islam on Campus is hosting the second lecture event of Islam Awareness Month about Tawheed: the Oneness of God, and the direct connection followers of Islam claim with God. Free food will be provided. For more information, please visit islamoncampus.com. Valentines Day Yoga & Salsa Monday, 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Southwest Recreation Center Desiring a calm, soothing evening or a sizzling salsa? Bring a friend, significant other or just yourself to the free Valentines Day Yoga and Salsa event. Registration opens Wednesday. For more information, visit recsports. ufl.edu. 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.CORREECTITIONSNSIn Tuesdays newspaper, the Alligator incorrectly reported that Nathan Skop earned 4,955 votes in the at-large 1 race. Skop earned 2,955 votes. In Tuesdays newspaper, the Alligator incorrectly reported that Dawn Xenakis was the owner of A Southern Elegance Salon. Dawn Xenakis is the owner of Dawn Marie. Loraine Michelle Shireman is the owner of A Southern Elegance Salon. In Tuesdays newspaper, the Alligator incorrectly named Carly Wilson as a Unite Party senator. Wilson is a Students Party senator. from bouquets to single roses. Ahn Trio with the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Experience an imaginative, cross-cultural collaboration between the Ahn Trio and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company as they draw inspiration from poetry, drama, music and dance to bring an artistic fusion of Eastern splendor and Western dynamism. Student tickets are $12. Visit performingarts.ufl.edu for more infor mation. Ignorance, Women and Excellent Science Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Ustler Hall Atrium Philosopher of science and technology professor Carla Fehr of the University of Waterloo will discuss the role of women in academic science and engineering research and the impact of scientific diver sity on research innovation. A Q&A session will follow. For more information, visit www. humanities.ufl.edu. Why I Believe in God: The Moral Argument for the Existence of God Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Ocora at Pugh Hall Come to this free lecture series by UF alumnus Clifford Goldstein. Goldstein is an American author and editor. One of his recent books is God, Gdel, and Grace: A Philosophy of Faith. For more information visit www.facebook.com/cliffordgoldsteinuf or email uf.babyisaac@gmail.com. Medical College Forum Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The 15th annual Medical College Forum presents a picture of what medical school is really like. Deans of admissions from top med schools, including every school in Florida as well as schools from across the country, will be there to answer questions. A panel of current medical students will also be there to give an inside look at life as a med student. Go to ufpremed.org/mcf to learn more about the event and register early. Early registration is $20, registration on SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterDuring Tuesday nights Student Senate meeting, UFs Supervisor of Elections presented her backup plan for the spring elections but did not bring a list of secondary polling locations. Toni Megna did not accept questions. She divided her plan for the Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 elections into several sections. If less than half of the 11 polling locations are down, poll workers will direct students to other locations. If more than half are down for less than an hour, the time will not be made up. If that many are down between one and six hours, polls will stay open three hours later. But if this occurs on the last voting day, the time will not be made up. If more than half are down for more than six hours on any day, voting will resume on the run-off days, Feb. 28 and Feb. 29. Megna also said the Election Commission will approve the list of polling locations on Friday at 5:30 p.m. According to election codes, Megna was also supposed to present a list of backup polling locations. But at Tuesdays meeting, she said that would be impossible. Only possible way to have [polling locations] in a moments notice or a couple hours are to have unsecured location voting, she said. This violates the election codes, she said. After the meeting, Megna said she talked to the voting program facilitator, Steven Bourdon, on Monday about the locations. She said she learned that having secondary locations would be impossible. After the meeting, Election Code Revision Committee co-chair Katie Waldman said she was not aware backup polling locations would be impossible. I would like to look [the plan] over and see if it follows the revisions, she said. Students Party Sen. Gillian Leytham said after the meeting that Megnas plans seemed incoherent. Her job is to provide detailed procedures if something were to go wrong, she said. And she provided us with nonsense. Elizabeth Hamilton / AlligatorSupervisor of Elections Toni Megna, 21, presents her contingency plan at the Student Senate meeting Tuesday night. Student Senate discusses polling plan for spring elections Her job is to provide detailed procedures if something were to go wrong, and she provided us with nonsense.Gillian LeythamStudents Party senatorBackup polling locations deemed impossible

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BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Writer Seven people went to Sen. Steve Oelrichs ALLIGATOR Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffJeff McAdams, president of the Alachua County Fraternal Order of Police lodge, thanks Sen. Steve Oelrich on Tuesday for opposing a state bill that would privatize Florida prisons. Police union members thank senator for opposing jail privatizationsS TUDENT LIFE EMILY MILLERAlligator Contributing Writer service. New app provides UF students with fitness information SHE WAS FROM CLEARWATER, FLA. EMILY MORROWAlligator Staff Writer Woman in pickup dies on interstate JULIA GLUMAlligator Writer Pepsi Refresh Project to sponsor grants FINFINALILIST T SFor the $10,000 grant :§ Gators Going Green proposed a Fraternity Row recycling program.§ Florida Alternative Breaks suggested reducing waste from service trips and going paperless.§ Gators for a Sustainable Campus want to provide game day self-service stations so tailgaters can recycle. For the $5,000 grant :§ I.D.E.A.S. wants to create a Recycling Fairy, a costumed mascot who would encourage recycling.§ The Sustainability Interest Group wants to provide recycling bins in the Health Science Center Library.§ Gators for a Sustainable Campus wants to improve recy § Benton Engineering Council wants to make its annual Engineering Week a waste-free event. Prison privatization puts any community at risk. Once they privatize prison, schools are next.Steve OelrichFla. senator We tried to build a system that made exercising fun and personalized."Ed BuckleyUF graduate student

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffPsychology senior Jodi Wallace and biology senior Noelani Arango look at the inventory in the noon. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterFrantic study sessions in Library West might be less stressful with the addition of a school-supply vending machine. The machine, which sells pens, paper, notecards and blue books, was put chine last week. As of Tuesday, the supplies machine was not functional. The credit card reader had not been put in yet, said Mike Chambers, a programming assistant for Business Services. He said it will be working by the end of the week. The machine, funded by the bookstore, takes Gator 1 Cards or credit cards, but not cash, said UF Bookstores director Lynne Vaughan. She said it will be easier to maintain without cash. Vaughan said Student Government asked for supplies to put a machine near the library about a year ago. Im anxious to see how well it does, Vaughan said. The vending machine is convenient, said 19-year-old health science freshman Ashley Goez. She said she would use it if she had to go to class and needed a folder, but she wouldnt use it regularly. Here, its a little more expensive than other places, like Walmart, she said. The prices are higher than at the bookstore to account for taxes, Vaughan said. She declined to comment on the cost but said the machines are very expensive. Before the university looks at installing more, she said, the UF Bookstore will determine if its economically feasible.Library West vending machine offers school supplies JON SILMANAlligator Staff Writereast Gainesville will burn for the next few days. According to Alachua County Fire Rescue Lt. James Clifford, a group of workers used a rotary saw to cut down a metal building in the back of Jolo Enterprises Inc., a scrapyard, at 3530 SE Hawthorne Road at about 2:30 p.m. The Division of Forestry bulldozed a dirt perimeter around up the last hose. A large pillar of black smoke crept skyward. going to burn for days. He said considering the amount of tire and debris in the contained area, letting it burn out on its own was the best option.Commercial fire started in scrapyard to burn out by itself

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Do you support the overturning of Proposition 8?70 TOTAL VOTES43% YES 57% NOTuesdays question: Are you planning on suggesting platform ideas to Student Government parties? Social media useful in moderationAs college students, we are the members of what many call the Internet generation. We are the constant inhabitants of the Internet rarely does a trinket of pop-culture knowledge pass by unseen. We spend our days glued to our devices, checking what our friends are doing, celebrities are saying and politicians are regretting. Scientists and prognosticators often speak of a time in the distant future when the human race will attain singularity that is, an era when technology is so advanced that machines will constantly interface with humans without interruption. While we do not yet have blood-cell sized repair bots running through our veins this metamorphosis is already upon us. Facebook is the crowning jewel of this age of presingularity. Social-media addiction is a well-documented blight upon the younger generation. Indeed, the little red rette. We crave responses on our statuses and pictures bethat in a country of hundreds of millions of people, some are paying attention to us. Even the very format of a Facebook page is emblematic of our generations narcissism. Many of our pages are be liked by others. When we peer at our own Facebook pages, we are not unlike Narcissus staring at his own reaway. As Americans, our primary media consists of either corporations trying to sell us products or politicians tryWe are a society built around the cult of the individual, therefore we bear no apprehensions over owning a Facebook page that exists in order to advertise ourselves. What does it say about our generation that we are willing to prostitute ourselves in such a manner? What sort of system requires friends to visit individual shrines in order to interact with them? Such a paradigm does not compose a healthy pursuit of genuine human interaction. How often do we sit at a bus stop or our desks in class and, instead of speaking with the people around us, of behavior is proof that Facebook inherently encourages the limitation of social interaction, not the expansion of it. Social media is thus a paradoxical term. Media itself has become a personal pursuit, not a social one. In the early days of radio and television, families and friends would huddle around such devices, and they would provide a catalyst for conversation. Now we sit peering into a small screen with headphones in our ears, ignoring those around us. Is to be permanently in isolation a healthy status quo? Furthermore, is it even a human one? used in moderation. However, the websites addictive qualities are undeniable, and as Internet users, we should never confuse our tools for ends in and of themselves. While Facebook can be used to invite people to events and connect with lost friends, its uses should stop there. When pursuing true human interaction, the healthy approach exists in the physical realm. get those around us. Luke Bailey is a history junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. School SillinessFines, arrests over tardiness ludicroushe likelihood of seeing a solar eclipse or Halleys Comet is greater than the chances of seeing politicians of opposite political parties agree on something in public, at least. However, politicians of all political stripes tend to agree on one fundamental principle: We must do everything we been a part of every politicians stump speech at least once, if not more. Liberals want to make sure all children have access to health care, and conservatives want to make sure all children have one mommy and one daddy, but the overall concern is the same. But when does the concern for the welfare of children go too far? have gone beyond the level of sanity trying to protect kids. rious problem. So much so that the district has begun issuing misdemeanors and even arresting parents for not getting their kids to school on time. In one of the more serious cases, a Loudoun mother named Maureen Blake was arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of her minor children by causing them to be habitually late to school, according to the Washington Post. minor inconvenience, but arresting a mother for not getting her child to school on time is a little extreme. Blake is not the only one facing charges. Amy and Mark Denicore were each charged with Class 3 times since September and, according to the Post, most of those tardies were for three minutes or less, according to school records. Oh, the humanity! amok, and they could have more serious consequences for children than these rules attempt to solve. According to Judith Browne Dianis, the co-director of the Advancement Project, an organization advocating against harsh school punishments, [p]unitive discipline leads to a higher dropout rate, more hostility in schools, it leads to kids disengaging from learning and it alienates parents. Studies have consistently shown that having parents actively engaged in their childs education improves student performance and academic achievement. for a few cases of victimless tardiness, will do a lot more harm than good for the childrens enrichment. In this economy, when some parents have multiple jobs and countless other responsibilities, perhaps school districts around the country could lighten up a bit. Luke Baileyopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 Do well in high school to attend college. Pass your courses in college. Get a good job. Contribute to Americas economy. This is the story of the successful American life. But that road to the top is no longer a road only for Americans. Asian and European workers have proven to be serious competition for Americans in recent years. Recent studies show that American students are performing worse than their Asian and European counterparts, which makes a future overtake of the American economy a threatening possibility. Seeing that something is wrong with education, President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address, proposed policies to enhance American public education and bring the U.S. back to the top. His proposals included requiring students to stay in school until they graduate or turn 18, increasing funding and replacing teachers who just arent helping kids learn. Like all of the recent endeavors to strengthen American education, these policies are only slight touch-ups to a damaged infrastructure. More money is not the answer. The website MAT@USC reported that the U.S., compared to 10 rival countries including Japan and South Korea, ranked seventh and eighth in science and math testing, respectively. This is despite the U.S. spending the most money per student. Clearly there is not a problem with the amount of money we are shoveling into education. No, the poor performance of American students does not stem from poor funding or teachers. While these things are important, there are two academic performance. One is the attitude of th student, and the other is the philosophy of the student. Human behavior is malleable and tends to be a A society valuing personal work ethic, education and perseverance will produce successful students. Such a society has no need for scrutinizing teachers or dropout laws. But much of the U.S. does not value the perseverance and work ethic that is critical to a successful education. Much of the U.S. lacks this hardworking spirit and instead favors grade The result is masses of under-performing students being barely strung along through a system of testbased evaluations. performance is evident in comparisons of race. Even within the U.S., there are vast racial differences in student performance. A study from the Center on Education Policy in 2008 found that, when looking at all grades, AsianAmericans outperformed white students in 51 per cent and 80 percent of instances in reading and math, respectively. Asian students are not inherently smarter than white students. But Asian students tend to come from cultures that value perseverance, respect for authority and a strong work ethic. These are the qualities of a Confucian mindset, a mindset that engenders a respect for education, and leads to successful students. Instead of reforming education, we should reform the society that produces poor students. If society as a whole does not value perseverance or respect teachers, then no amount of funding will Instead, if we refocus our efforts on reforming our societys values themselves, students will learn not arithmetic or science but an earnest value of hard work, education and perseverance. These values will resolve issues with teacher quality and student performance. Theyll do better at arithmetic and science as a result, too. Abdul Zalikha is a biology and English junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays.Problems with US education lie in attitude and philosophy, not fundingColumn Whether you dated him or her or it was broke up, whether you liked it or not. It seems like most breakups go the same way: You swear youll be friends and that not even your split or all the hard feelings associated with it will get in the way. Often, these friendships dissolve or fail to launch altogether because they arent friendships we want to maintain, and we dont seem to mind. Its important to not feel obligated to make a friendship out of a broken relationship. If you dont want to be suggest it. Friendship postbreakup is never a requirement. However, some people are actually worth having around, When a guy I was dating broke off our relationship he asked if we would still be friends. I nodded, but I doubted the chances of that actually happening. We werent friends before we dated, and we probably wouldnt be afterward. As it turned out, we wound up being more than friends That is, until our relationship fell apart once more a month later. That time, our split was amicable. We again agreed to be friends, but after two months of me suggesting plans and him blowing them our so-called friendship hung by. see him again. else and was reduced to only a few memories. Despite all that, nine months later we were sipping cocktails downtown together and reminiscing about the previous summer. It was a good time, so we hung out again. Even though we shared the most dramatic relationship Ive ever been in, I love spending time with him now because Ive stopped stressing about the barriers that in our joy an uncomplicated bond with him. Our friendship still has certain boundaries that make it unique from my other ones. When it comes to being just must follow the cardinal rules of platonic friendship with CNN Living blogger Ami Angelowicz offers some rules about being friends after a breakup. maintaining a solid friendship: Allow a mourning period, and let both hearts heal. resentment is less of a threat. When these tensions burn out, a healthy friendship is possible and may even be better than the relationship. Above all, we must understand our emotional boundaries. I love hanging out with keeping emotional distance, and I dont mean that to insult or criticize him. I dont rely on him when Im upset, which Angelowicz also suggests. Keep the new friendship free of emotional entanglement that could make it complicated. Finally, absolutely no hookups under any circumstances, ever. Slipping up once can make it harder to resist later, and it forces the former couple to reassess the relationship. Hooking up post-breakup could cause both partners emotional progress to relapse, which complicates what is supposed to be a simple friendship. actually friends. Youre either dating, or youre a booty call. Breakups dont have to be the end-all be-all. There is nothing wrong with a healthy friendship after the fact. However, they are never obligatory. With that said, we shouldnt knock being friends post-breakup before we try it. It could wind up being better than the actual relationship. Rachel Keith is a columnist for the University Daily Kansan at the University of Kansas.Friendship still a viable possibility after breaking upRachel KeithUWire Abdul Zalikhaopinions@alligator.org UWire

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campus. prohibit hazing, Machen said in his statement. Hazing is also illegal in the state of Florida. At Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, marching band drum major Robert Champion was beaten to death in November in what was deemed a hazing incident. The hazing at FAMU has drawn attention to the issue, said Alpha Kappa Alpha parliamentarian and Student Government Division Chair for Campus Life Sabine Justilien. Alpha Kappa Alpha Phi Alpha, she said. Justilien said its hard to combat hazing when people arent as upfront about the issue as they should be. She declined to comment on the hazing incident. Students proved guilty of hazing could face expulsion and criminal charges, Machen said in his statement. Derrious Robinson, president of UFs Theta Sigma chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, could not be reached for comment. 8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThe Alachua County Commission decided Tuesday to consider changing part of the funding process The funding program, called the Community Agency Partnership ganizations like the Early Learning Coalition, Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network and Catholic Charities. The process for funding begins application. On the application, the organization must specify what type of issues it provides services for. der four categories: food, health care, housing/utilities and childrens programs. The commission decided to look into reducing the number of categories from four to two: those that provide food services and those that provide child and family services. The commission voted unanimously to pass the issue along to county staff. Commissioner Mike Byerly was absent. There was some disagreement about whether the reduction would over-complicate the application process. The application process went beautifully last year, said Lee Roberts, the director of the funding program. There was no confusion. Each agency knew exactly what it fell under. Roberts said having two categories may confuse organizations that want to apply. Because of the wording of the category names, Roberts worried people may think only programs that provide child services will be awarded money under the second category. Commissioner Lee Pinkoson, who came up with the two categories, said there was no need for four categories. We cannot solve all of the countys problems, Pinkoson said. We should focus as much as possible on children and families because that is the root of the poverty issue. Anthony Clarizio, director of ElderCare of Alachua County, said the tion for a family. Clarizio said the elderly should not be forgotten dur ing that process. If everyone funds children and families, then there wont be very many organizations left to fund seniors, Clarizio said. Last year, the program awarded about $1 million to 27 county nonCommissioner Paula DeLaney said the amount of money given to the program will probably stay at about $1 million. However, because of upcoming cuts to the countys budget, she said county money allotted to the funding program will not increase. The commission is expected to discuss the funding program more at future commission meetings.County Commission to discuss nonprofit funding processON CAMPUS JAIME SLOANEAlligator Contributing WriterWhen 22 people were rushed to Shands on Interstate 75 on Jan. 29, the hospital was in desperate need of blood. Thanks to the UF students who donated blood on campus during the previous week, LifeSouth Community Blood Center Its a prime example of University of Florida students stepping up to the plate, said Clay Gibbons, LifeSouth community development coordinator. The recent donations were one of the only reasons we such short time. LifeSouth, Gators Bleed Orange and Blue and the national organ and tissue donation initiative Get Carded will take their life-saving efforts to the next level at GatorSavers, a one-day event that teaches basic lifesaving techniques. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 11 in the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom, anyone can and sign up with bone marrow, organ and tissue registries. sions, including instruction for using an gin at 9:30 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. session has a maximum enrollment of 150 people. Its always good to be prepared in case of an emergency, said Gators Bleed Or ange and Blue President Jessie Cohen, 20. Its important for people to realize how necessary these skills are in order to alleviate a potentially dangerous situation. Cohen said GBOABs goals for the event are to certify 450 people in CPR with AED, collect 150 units of blood and have 150 people join lifesaving registries. LifeSouth will register people with the National Bone Marrow Registry, while Get Carded will recruit people to join the National Organ and Tissue Registry. For more information or to volunteer at GatorSavers, visit www.gatorsavers.org. HAAZINNG, from page 1 Elementary School. Norman is one of two defendants with known ties to the university. Matthew Gendron, 44, was arrested after telling a decoy that her 14-year-old sister could watch them have sex. Gendron has worked for UF since 2001. He was a physicians assistant with the univer sitys college of critical care in the anesthesiology department. He was placed on administrative leave with pay when the university found out about his arrest Saturday, UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said. (Predators are) all walks of life, said Sgt. Todd Kelly, spokesman for the Sheriffs Ofthe arrests. What does a sexual predator look like? It looks like everyone in this room. It can be anybody. The investigation required two months of planning, about 40 investigators from throughout the state and an investment of hundreds of thousands of act cost wont be known for a couple months because the investigation was complicated. Some of the money came from grants. It was an opportune time to coordinate the operation, Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Williams said at the press conference. In addition to GPD and tors were brought in from seven other law enforcement agencies within the state. Last week, investigators spent hours texting, exchanging emails and chatting on instant messenger services. Williams, who has worked on child predator cases for 22 years, hopes he can turn the investigation into a federal case. men who were arrested, hoping the defendants will tell them if they molested children in the past. Williams thanked the investigators, who spent hours each day during the sting discussing despicable acts. Suspects offered to teach teenagers how to have sex. Some demanded nude photos. One suspect, Jermaine Davis, 25, of Gainesville, brought a opened the door, he ran away. He was caught soon after, and he had one desperate request. Can yall just shoot me? he asked. My life is over. SS TINNG, from page 1 AAssanti Emmons Hiers Liu NNorman Brown Farber Johnson MMcCCord Daughtery Gendron Johnston MMoody Davis Hazan Lashley Its a prime example of Univer sity of Florida students stepping up to the plate.Clay GibbonsLifeSouth community development coordinatorDeLaney MMills SSavicky Tison SSimmons Ziolkowski

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THE SITE LAUNCHED IN MARCH. JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterWill Holland is a biology major, itching to explore other options. Declaring his major at Preview was old. He was rushed, and because the ology. He already wants to change it. The College of Liberal Arts and Sci ences Explore our Majors website aims to help students like Holland. presents 35 of the CLAS majors. Since its launch last March, the ing to data compiled by adviser Liz Kazungu. Each page displays information about the major, including potential careers, course topics and opportuni ties like research positions. Its an opportunity for students to learn about majors that they might not know a lot about, said college Dean Paul DAnieri. According to the Academic Advis students change majors by the end of by the end of their second year. Students often stumble upon their interests in general education classes, DAnieri said. Now, they can access the website for more information. dents pick the major that inspires the most passion in them, he said. KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing WriterStarbucks Coffee Company stirred up more than frappuccinos this past week. with other northwestern companies such as Washington state bill aimed at legalizing gay marriage and has received boycott threats for doing so. said they support the companys endorse ment. They called it a bold, respectable move. I think thats really exciting, actually, didate in the College of Education. I think a lot of companies are reluctant to do anything that would upset their shareholders. Its cool that they take a stand for their morals over losing money. Animal biology freshman Alissa Valdes, support for gay rights. If Starbucks loves gay marriage, maybe then everybody else will, too, she said. The bill was passed by the Washington the states House as early as today. Both cham bers have a Democratic majority, and Demo cratic Gov. Christine Gregoire expressed her support. Passage is expected sometime next week. dorsement in a message on Jan. 24. Starbucks strives to create a company company has a lengthy history of leading and inclusion, Executive Vice President Kalen Holmes wrote in the message. This important legislation is aligned with Starbucks business treatment of partners We look forward to seeing this legislation enacted into law. Robert Thomas, chair of the Warrington College of Business Administrations De partment of Management, said the decision shouldnt negatively impact the coffee com pany. I think its risky, especially if it doesnt directly impact their core business, he said. Given that they are joining Microsoft and Nike, they probably have some cover and may have even had some pressure. I think it could actually help Starbucks business, [which] probably leans left of center in the crowd they attract. Some opposition toward the company Steven Andrew called for a national boycott of the company in a post on the ministrys website. ALLIGATOR, 9 Starbucks supports Washington bill legalizing gay marriageAlex Catalano / Alligator StaffHot dog on wheelsDavid Baden, mechanical engineering junior, discusses hotdogging with Brian Keefe Tuesday afternoon on the North Lawn. Keefe, a Weinermobile operator, recruited students to work as drivers, or hotdoggers. CLAS website helping students discover majors If Starbucks loves gay marriage, maybe then everybody else will, too.Alissa ValdesUF freshmanNaA TIONaAL

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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 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 No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 2-28-12-36-2 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 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 2-10-12-24-2 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 2-29-12-35-2 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 2-10-12-19-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $600/mo + $600 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 2-9-12-10-2 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 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 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 2BR/1BA APARTMENT 7210 SW 45th Place. $525/moNo pets. Call Geri 352-538-1114 2-15-1210-2 3 Bed House $795/mo available now & Aug. Central AC, wooden floors, w/d hook-ups, and a vintage style walking distance to campus and downtown. University Ave & NW 8th st area. By Leo 706 Call now! 352-226-3535, 813-347-9379 2-15-12-10-2 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 2-23-12-15-2 4/2 apartment 1740 NW 3rd PL Now leaseing for FallEarly signing discount $275/ room if you have 4 people and sign by 2/29 No Pets 1 year leases 352-231-3002 www.hodgeprop.com 2-17-12-11-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 /3 house 3514 nw 7 pl $1500 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 2-14-12-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 4/2 2 blocks from Campus. $350 including internet and cable. 814-440-3325 jfidorra@hotmail.com 2-13-11-30-4 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT. Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Martine 352-682-9126 or email mjangrand@gmail.com or mangrand@ufl.edu. Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 2-13-11-30-4 Share a 4BR, 2BA house. LR, FR, kitchen, off street park. NW 34th St/NW 39th Ave Furn BR with bed,dresser room for desk. Pref. graduate or prof 6 mo. min. lease. $400 month util. incl. 352-374-7930. 2-14-5-4 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

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ALLIGATOR CONDO FOR SALE SPARROW3BR/2.5BA, 2-story. Approximately 1700 sq. ft., completely renovated. $65,000. Please call Drew 316-4465 2-10-12-20-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-25-12-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-12-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-25-12-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-25-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-12-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig. Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND We Buy Cell Phones & other Electronics (iPads,iPods,Gaming Systems,Laptops.) Working or Not We Unlock & Repair Phones Techmodo 6450 SW Archer RD (352)872-5881 2-29-18-8 In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-12-72-10 Uf Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-25-12-72-10 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 Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 2-27-35-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 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 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 94 FORD TAURUS $900 98 DODGE AVENGER $1500 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 97 MITS MIRAGE $2500 98 NISSAN ALTIMA $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 DODGE NEON $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 95 CHEVY BLAZER $2999 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 02 KIA RIO $3500 00 HONDA ACCORD $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 NISSAN ALTIMA $6999 04 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 04 HONDA ACCORD $7999 04 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 02 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 01 TOYOTA SOLARA $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 06 SATURN ION $11,999 07 FORD MUSTANG $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 We buy unwanted vehicles with or without title any condition,make,year or model we pay up to $20,000 and offer free towing call 813-516-0847 2-28-20-12 97 Honda Civic EX $2900 obo 203K mi, White, Sunroof, 5spd, 2 owners, tinted windows, new tires jaferrer@ufl.edu or 850-228-1797 2-9-127-12

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12, ALLIGATOR This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 2-16-12-8-13 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. Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Joanna Mather won in straight sets Tuesday, as Florida easily dispatched South Florida for the programs 98th straight home win. See story, page 15. UF vs. UKWhat was the biggest reason for No. 8 Floridas loss to No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday? Vote online at alligatorSports.org. AP PhotoFlorida freshman Brad Beal (left) credited Kentucky for shutting down the Gators strength on offense 3-point shooting. UF made just 6 of 27 attempts from three in the 78-58 loss. GATORS SHOT 22 PERCENT FROM BEYOND THE ARC TUESDAY. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. In the Gators two previous losses against top-three teams, outside shooting was their saving gin. The 11 threes Florida made at No. 3 Ohio State back in mid-November tathan a month later, in a four-point loss to No. 2 Syracuse, nine UF 3-pointers helped the Gators keep within striking distance. But Tuesday night at Rupp Arena, the catalyst for transforming a seemingly insurmountable lead into a tight game never came as No. 8 Florida (19-5, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) fell to topranked Kentucky (24-1, 10-0 SEC) by 20 points. The Gators shot a season-low 22.2 percent from three in the 78-58 loss and followed a 2-of-9 performance in the opening half with a 4-for-18 dry spell in the second, allowing the crowd of 24,389 to begin its march toward the exits with more than four minutes left. Thats just part of their coaching; that was great coaching and great scouting, guard Brad Beal said. They know that were a 3-point shooting team and they took our best strength away from us. Beal, a freshman, scored 14 points for Florida on 1-of-7 shooting from 3-point range. Only two other Gators Erik Murphy and Kenny Boynton, who led UF with 18 points made a shot from behind the arc. Kentucky, meanwhile, had three players nail more than two threes. Along with the bottomless supply of lob dunks from 16-point scorer Anthony Davis and transition points courtesy of fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who chipped in 13, the talented Wildcats stretched the Gators defense even further with nine 3-pointers on 15 attempts. Our defense was terrible, so really it was an overall, all-around, totally bad game, Beal said. All credit goes out to them, so we just have to come out next game and be ready and prepare. The 60-percent shooting performance was a season-high for Kentucky 10 percent higher than its previous best. The last time the Wildcats made 50 percent of their shots from deep was in late December against Lamar. half by Doron Lamb, who led UK with according to UF coach Billy Donovan. The two threes at the end were probably ones that we could have done a little Florida cold from three in 20-point loss at KentuckySEE HOOPSS, paPA GE 14 GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. For 5-foot-8-inch Erving Walker, Kentucky was too tall of a test. Against one of the nations longest and most athletic teams, Floridas starting point Dec. 30, 2008. It just wasnt his night, Kenny Boynton said. Walkers scoreless showing snapped a streak of 117 straight games with a point, a stretch that dates back to midway through his freshman season. He missed all seven of his shot attempts, including four from beyond the arc, and tallied just one assist compared to two turnovers. His primary matchup, Kentucky freshman Marquis Teague, scored 12 points on turnovers. That was a matchup [Tuesday] that probably really hurt us, UF coach Billy Donovan said. That was something that was a big difference in the game. Often drawing the 6-foot-2 Teague or 6-foot4 Doron Lamb, Walker struggled to get around his defenders and complete passes over their long, athletic frames. When Kentucky brought full-court pressure, Walker sometimes faced 6-foot-7 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist or 6-foot-8 Darius Miller, which only made matters worse. Thats one of the things that makes them very, very good is they have great length, Donovan said. Teague has got good speed and quickness and can pressure. Kentucky consistently recruits players with that skill set, and it has consistentyears. In Tuesdays game and three matchups with Kentucky last season, Walker aver aged 6.8 points per game on just 16.2 per cent shooting with a combined 10 assists and eight turnovers. Walkers struggles Tuesday led to UFs Walker struggles against Wildcats length in blowout lossDonovan SEE WALKEER, paPA GE 14 Thats just part of their coaching; that was great coaching and great scouting. They know that were a 3-point shooting team and they took our best strength away from us.Brad BealUF guardPoll ResultsWill Florida beat Kentucky on Tuesday night?74% NO 26% YESES118 total votes

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second-lowest offensive output of the season. The Gators only worse performance was a 56-point showing on the road against Tennessee on Jan. 7. This mirrors the effect Walkers struggles against the Wildcats had last year. In three games against Kentucky, Florida averaged eight points below its season average. It makes it tougher for all the other players to score because (opponents) start keying on other players, Boynton said of Walkers off nights. We need everyone out there, all History shows Florida is at its best when it has balanced scoring. The teams that won national championships in 2006 points per game. Only three players scored more than seven points for UF on Tuesday, and those struggles took the offense out of rhythm. We were coming down, one pass, shot, Boynton said, instead of running our plays like we should have. Despite Tuesdays performance, freshman Brad Beal said he has no concerns about Walkers ability to bounce back. With 131 career games under his belt, Floridas lone senior has learned how to handle the ups and downs of good and bad nights. Walker responded to his previous season low a threepoint showing in a Dec. 31 win against Yale by exploding for a season-high 23 in Floridas next game. Erv just has to keep playing, Beal said. Hes been in the battles before, he knows what to do. So he just has to stay about him. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 WALKER, from page 13Walkers struggles put Gators out of rhythm Top-ranked Wildcats led by 12 at halfbit better job, Donovan said. One was in transition and (Will) Yeguete got caught on Lamb and then again, I thought he got a little bit too far on the wing and they kicked it to him and he knocked down the second one. The six points by Lamb pushed the Wildcats halftime lead to 12. Florida opened the second half with a 4-0 run, but Kentucky answered with an 11-0 run of its own fueled by 3-pointers from point guard Marquis Teague and Darius Miller. Despite 13 second-half points by Boynton on three 3-pointers, a layup and two free throws, the Gators never again closed the gap to less than 16. Weve been in positions a lot this year where weve lost, Boynton said. We responded well previously. Youve got to come out and be excited. Weve got Tennessee next, and weve got to come out and practice hard. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 13AP PhotoKentucky forward Terrence Jones blocks Florida forward Erik Murphys shot during the Gators Tuesday night loss in Lexington, Ky. Weve got Tennessee next, and weve got to come out and practice hard.Kenny BoyntonUF guard

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 MENS GOLF UF BEAT USF 7-0 AT LINDER STADIUM ON TUESDAY. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer It took Joanna Mather just less than an hour to defeat her opponent on Tuesday, but it was an extra 15 minutes on Monday that really made the difference. The Florida senior played by far her best match of this young season, defeating South Floridas Danielle Mills 6-1, 6-0 and leading the Gators to a 7-0 sweep of the Bulls. Mather, currently ranked fourth in the nation in singles play, started the season relatively slow. Tuesday, it all came together. I feel like I was playing really well [Tuesday], she said. I didnt make as many mistakes as I made in the past few matches. After losing in three sets to Baylors Sona Novakova on Saturday, Mather came back with a vengeance on Tuesday, asserting herself as one of the countrys best players. It all started with extra work on Monday. Her forehand came up short in previous matches, so at Mondays practice, Mather worked on that shot for an extended time. She played OK at Baylor, Florida coach Roland Thornqvist said. Her forehand maybe wasnt as sharp, but she spent maybe 15 or 20 minutes extra on it [Monday], and it looked like it really helped. Mather noticed the difference on Tuesday. She looked dominant against her opponent from USF, dropping only one game the entire match and looking in control the entire time. My forehand felt very good, Mather said. I was having trouble getting it deep in the Baylor match, and [Tuesday] it felt great. Thornqvist, too, saw the improvement. Getting one of his best singles players back in top form will go a long way in the coming weekend, when the Gators will travel to face No. 26 Pepperdine and No. 2 Stanford. She was hitting the ball fantastically, Thornqvist said. Losing one game is pretty impressive. Mather also played exceptionally well in doubles, as she and teammate Lauren Embree won their match 8-0 in just 28 minutes. The pair continued their strong play against South Florida on Tuesday. They were switching well, making great contact and making almost no unforced errors in their very impressive win. This weekend, Mather will look to continue her upswing. She will need to be playing her best tennis in order to defeat the elite competition, especially secondranked Stanford. A lot of things were working for me today, Mather said. I feel like each match Ive played Ive gotten better and better, so hopefully I can stay up there.Mather dominates as Florida sweeps South Florida at home KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer Florida started off its spring schedule on the right foot with a team win and an individual win for junior T.J. Vogel at the Sea Best Invitational last week. But the Gators are working on consistency before hosting the SunTrust Gator Invitational on Saturday. So far this season the Gators have two wins, two sevratic than last season, when they had two wins, a secondyear. One of the teams top players, junior Tyler McCumber, What Ive seen from my team, including the fall, is some very typical inconsistent play from a young team that is rebuilding, coach Buddy Alexander said. The need for rebuilding the team comes from losing who left Florida to go play professionally. This left the team with one senior, three juniors and six freshmen. Last week in Ponte Vedra, the Gators lineup was made up of one senior, three juniors and a freshman. But that could change, as upperclassmen Tommy Mou and Michael Furci both had the highest scores of the team for the tournament, tively. people breathing down their necks to get in that lineup, Alexander said. Two of the freshmen who are threats to Mou and Furci are Eric Banks, who played last week, and J.D. Tomlinson, for 11th along with McCumber. Alexander also went on to say theres no questioning the year. One thing thats happening on this team is the gap bethat tournament is closing very quickly, Alexander said. Mou has been working a lot on his swing since coming back from the tournament and played well in practice Monday. Meanwhile, Furci has been working on his putting, which he struggled with the most in Ponte Vedra, according to Alexander. At the SunTrust Gator Invitational this weekend, Alexander plans to play a couple of individuals so some of the younger players can gain experience. Alexander said.Gators may look to underclassmen as season progressesVogel I thought she was hitting the ball fantastically. Losing one game is pretty impressive.Roland ThornqvistUF tennis coach UF vs. USSF Box SScoreSSinglesLauren Embree (25) def. Ecaterina Vasenina, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2. Allie Will (3) def. Lereto Alonso Martinez, 6-1, 6-3. Joanna Mather (4) def. Danielle Mills, 6-1, 6-0. Alexandra Cercone (41) def. Fanny Fracassi, 7-6 (4), 6-0 Doubles Cercone/Alexandra Hitimana def. Mills/Paula

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16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE FRESHMAN RANKS NEAR THE TOP IN THE COUNTRY IN ALL-AROUND AVERAGE THIS SEASON. LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida freshman gymnast Kytra Hunter touts the 19th-best all-around average in the country this season. She scored higher than 9.85 in each event last Friday. She gets her job done, gets her work done and will continue to push herself to the limit.Rhonda FaehnUF coach



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 96 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Woman dies in single-car accident on I-75The 19-year-old was from Clearwater, Fla., pg 4. New CLAS website helps students discover majorsAbout 101,000 students have used it since launch, pg 9. Florida had its worst 3-point shooting night of the season in a 20-point loss to Kentucky on Tuesday. See story, page 13. Student Senate hears plan for spring election polling locationsBackup locations are deemed impossible, pg. 3. 77 /48 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / AlligatorBurning Rubber Tuesday evening. See page 5 for the story. THE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BAN WAS RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL. MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterGainesville gay rights supporters are excited that a California same-sex mar riage ban was deemed unconstitutional Tuesday by a San Francisco federal appeals panel. The ban, called Proposition 8, was approved by 52 percent of California voters in 2008. Supporters expect the issue to go to the Supreme Court, although the appeal had not been sent as of Tuesday night. Until then, Gainesville groups will wait and celebrate. Terry Fleming, co-president of the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida, said members of the center are thrilled with the decision and will watch to see what happens next. This is a historic decision that will have an impact across the nation, he said. If it violates it in California, it violates it across the nation. Bridget Siegel, external vice president for the Pride Student Union at UF, said the announcement was a big victory for gay rights supporters. The group has not planned activist activities in reaction to the announcement, but she said she expects the group to arrange events within the next week. Finally for it to be deemed completely unconstitutional is an amazing oppor tunity, said Siegel, a 20-year-old religion studies sophomore. Mayor Craig Lowe, who is the citys was a step forward for the nation. If the Supreme Court decides to look at the issue, Lowe said he will consider asking the City Commission to pass a resolution supporting the push for same-sex marriage. Ultimately, what will be required is the realization that all families have value and deserve to be respected under the law, Lowe said.Gay rights supporters relish Prop 8 decision in California KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterA UF fraternity is under investigation for a reported hazing incident. Alpha Phi Alpha, a National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternity, has been implicated in a hazing incident that occurred over the weekend, said interim vice president for Student Affairs Dave Kratzer. The incident was reported on Saturday, according to the University Police Departments Crime Log. However, the hazing of the spring semester. UF President Bernie Machen emailed a statement to students Tuesday afternoon to announce that UPD is investigating the incident. The Division of Student Affairs is assisting in the investigation, he said. Machen did not name the fraternity, but With the nature of this investigation, there is simply not a lot that we can discuss at this time, said UPD spokesman Maj. Brad Barber. Kratzer said no one was hospitalized as a result of the hazing, which occurred off UF fraternity under investigation for hazing TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterStanding at the front door of an unknown house in northern Gainesville on Feb. 1, Lenard Norman was already anxious about the police. About four hours earlier, around 7 p.m., Norman responded to a Craigslist ad in the personal/casual encounters section. After exchanging emails, Norman learned he was chatting with a 14-year-old boy, according to the arrest report. The boy said his parents were out of town. Norman, 24, said he would swing by the house. Still i m a little worried about u being underage, he wrote. Not looking to go to jail. When he arrived at the house, Norman rang the doorbell. Four his hands, covered his mouth and pulled him to the ground. The -year-old boy was really Gainesville Police Detective Scott Meffen Jr. Norman, charged with three counts of obscene communication, was one of 21 men arrested as part of Operation Tailfeather, a joint investigation by GPD and the Alachua Country Sherrifs ended Monday morning. Norman is a UF alumnus. He graduated last year from the College of Education, and was ing second graders at Metcalfe Authorities arrest 21 in child-sex stingSEE HAZING, P AGE 8 SEE S TING, P AGE 8Machen

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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 96 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 66/42 PARTLY CLOUDY 66/41 PARTLY CLOUDY 75/49 PARTLY CLOUDY 72/46 PARTLY CLOUDY 77/48 WHATS HAPPENINGCollaborating with Strangers Workshop Today, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. University Gallery (Fine Arts Building B) Unmask your creative potential, find quick ways to make long-term connections and turn small talk into big ideas. The workshop connects students and faculty on campus during three-minute speed meetings sponsored by the George A. Smathers Libraries. To register and get more information, visit www.uflib.ufl.edu/pio/ CoLAB/home.html. Radical About Christ Bible Study Today, 5:30p.m. Little Hall, Room 201 Are you ready for February, the month of love? Radical About Christ presents The Month of Unconditional Love. The second topic to be covered is Me, Myself, and I. Come and enjoy the word of God tonight. Golden Key General Body Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Turlington, Room L001 Come out to Golden Keys second meeting to learn about ongoing events and opportunities this semester. There will be free pizza, soda and a performance by Theatre Strike Force. Bring childrens toys and clothing for the Footprints collection drive to be donated to kids at Shands. Gators Assisting Pets Interest Meeting Today, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Stuzin Hall, Room 200 Gators Assisting Pets is looking for committed volunteers for ongoing projects and upcoming events. The organization works to find homes for shelter animals to end euthanasia in Gainesville. Come to the meeting to learn about volunteer and leadership opportunities this semester. Reitz Entertainment Board Presents : Melancholia Today and Thursday, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgrd) are celebrating their marriage at a party in the home of her sister (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law (Kiefer Sutherland). Meanwhile, the planet Melancholia is heading toward Earth. Every showing is free and open to the public. Return of Alpha Zeta Rose Sale Today through Tuesday Want to surprise a loved one or a dear friend with some roses this Valentines Day? The Alpha Zeta Rose Sale returns this year to make it possible. Contact Gernide Zamor at gzamor08@ ufl.edu for an order form. Once the order is submitted, members of Alpha Zeta will deliver it anywhere on campus (faculty and staff only). Orders range Saturday is $25. Registration includes a T-shirt and tote bag. Me, Myself, and God Monday, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Islam on Campus is hosting the second lecture event of Islam Awareness Month about Tawheed: the Oneness of God, and the direct connection followers of Islam claim with God. Free food will be provided. For more information, please visit islamoncampus.com. Valentines Day Yoga & Salsa Monday, 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Southwest Recreation Center Desiring a calm, soothing evening or a sizzling salsa? Bring a friend, significant other or just yourself to the free Valentines Day Yoga and Salsa event. Registration opens Wednesday. For more information, visit recsports. ufl.edu. 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.CORRECTIONSIn Tuesdays newspaper, the Alligator incorrectly reported that Nathan Skop earned 4,955 votes in the at-large 1 race. Skop earned 2,955 votes. In Tuesdays newspaper, the Alligator incorrectly reported that Dawn Xenakis was the owner of A Southern Elegance Salon. Dawn Xenakis is the owner of Dawn Marie. Loraine Michelle Shireman is the owner of A Southern Elegance Salon. In Tuesdays newspaper, the Alligator incorrectly named Carly Wilson as a Unite Party senator. Wilson is a Students Party senator. from bouquets to single roses. Ahn Trio with the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Experience an imaginative, cross-cultural collaboration between the Ahn Trio and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company as they draw inspiration from poetry, drama, music and dance to bring an artistic fusion of Eastern splendor and Western dynamism. Student tickets are $12. Visit performingarts.ufl.edu for more infor mation. Ignorance, Women and Excellent Science Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Ustler Hall Atrium Philosopher of science and technology professor Carla Fehr of the University of Waterloo will discuss the role of women in academic science and engineering research and the impact of scientific diver sity on research innovation. A Q&A session will follow. For more information, visit www. humanities.ufl.edu. Why I Believe in God: The Moral Argument for the Existence of God Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Ocora at Pugh Hall Come to this free lecture series by UF alumnus Clifford Goldstein. Goldstein is an American author and editor. One of his recent books is God, Gdel, and Grace: A Philosophy of Faith. For more information visit www.facebook.com/cliffordgoldsteinuf or email uf.babyisaac@gmail.com. Medical College Forum Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The 15th annual Medical College Forum presents a picture of what medical school is really like. Deans of admissions from top med schools, including every school in Florida as well as schools from across the country, will be there to answer questions. A panel of current medical students will also be there to give an inside look at life as a med student. Go to ufpremed.org/mcf to learn more about the event and register early. Early registration is $20, registration on SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterDuring Tuesday nights Student Senate meeting, UFs Supervisor of Elections presented her backup plan for the spring elections but did not bring a list of secondary polling locations. Toni Megna did not accept questions. She divided her plan for the Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 elections into several sections. If less than half of the 11 polling locations are down, poll workers will direct students to other locations. If more than half are down for less than an hour, the time will not be made up. If that many are down between one and six hours, polls will stay open three hours later. But if this occurs on the last voting day, the time will not be made up. If more than half are down for more than six hours on any day, voting will resume on the run-off days, Feb. 28 and Feb. 29. Megna also said the Election Commission will approve the list of polling locations on Friday at 5:30 p.m. According to election codes, Megna was also supposed to present a list of backup polling locations. But at Tuesdays meeting, she said that would be impossible. Only possible way to have [polling locations] in a moments notice or a couple hours are to have unsecured location voting, she said. This violates the election codes, she said. After the meeting, Megna said she talked to the voting program facilitator, Steven Bourdon, on Monday about the locations. She said she learned that having secondary locations would be impossible. After the meeting, Election Code Revision Committee co-chair Katie Waldman said she was not aware backup polling locations would be impossible. I would like to look [the plan] over and see if it follows the revisions, she said. Students Party Sen. Gillian Leytham said after the meeting that Megnas plans seemed incoherent. Her job is to provide detailed procedures if something were to go wrong, she said. And she provided us with nonsense. Elizabeth Hamilton / AlligatorSupervisor of Elections Toni Megna, 21, presents her contingency plan at the Student Senate meeting Tuesday night. Student Senate discusses polling plan for spring elections Her job is to provide detailed procedures if something were to go wrong, and she provided us with nonsense.Gillian LeythamStudents Party senatorBackup polling locations deemed impossible

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BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Writer Seven people went to Sen. Steve Oelrichs ALLIGATOR Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffJeff McAdams, president of the Alachua County Fraternal Order of Police lodge, thanks Sen. Steve Oelrich on Tuesday for opposing a state bill that would privatize Florida prisons. Police union members thank senator for opposing jail privatizationS TUDENT LIFE EMILY MILLERAlligator Contributing Writer service. New app provides UF students with fitness information SHE WAS FROM CLEARWATER, FLA. EMILY MORROWAlligator Staff Writer Woman in pickup dies on interstate JULIA GLUMAlligator Writer Pepsi Refresh Project to sponsor grants FINALIS T SFor the $10,000 grant : Gators Going Green proposed a Fraternity Row recycling program. Florida Alternative Breaks suggested reducing waste from service trips and going paperless. Gators for a Sustainable Campus want to provide game day self-service stations so tailgaters can recycle. For the $5,000 grant : I.D.E.A.S. wants to create a Recycling Fairy, a costumed mascot who would encourage recycling. The Sustainability Interest Group wants to provide recycling bins in the Health Science Center Library. Gators for a Sustainable Campus wants to improve recy Benton Engineering Council wants to make its annual Engineering Week a waste-free event. Prison privatization puts any community at risk. Once they privatize prison, schools are next.Steve OelrichFla. senator We tried to build a system that made exercising fun and personalized."Ed BuckleyUF graduate student

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffPsychology senior Jodi Wallace and biology senior Noelani Arango look at the inventory in the noon. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterFrantic study sessions in Library West might be less stressful with the addition of a school-supply vending machine. The machine, which sells pens, paper, notecards and blue books, was put chine last week. As of Tuesday, the supplies machine was not functional. The credit card reader had not been put in yet, said Mike Chambers, a programming assistant for Business Services. He said it will be working by the end of the week. The machine, funded by the bookstore, takes Gator 1 Cards or credit cards, but not cash, said UF Bookstores director Lynne Vaughan. She said it will be easier to maintain without cash. Vaughan said Student Government asked for supplies to put a machine near the library about a year ago. Im anxious to see how well it does, Vaughan said. The vending machine is convenient, said 19-year-old health science freshman Ashley Goez. She said she would use it if she had to go to class and needed a folder, but she wouldnt use it regularly. Here, its a little more expensive than other places, like Walmart, she said. The prices are higher than at the bookstore to account for taxes, Vaughan said. She declined to comment on the cost but said the machines are very expensive. Before the university looks at installing more, she said, the UF Bookstore will determine if its economically feasible.Library West vending machine offers school supplies JON SILMANAlligator Staff Writereast Gainesville will burn for the next few days. According to Alachua County Fire Rescue Lt. James Clifford, a group of workers used a rotary saw to cut down a metal building in the back of Jolo Enterprises Inc., a scrapyard, at 3530 SE Hawthorne Road at about 2:30 p.m. The Division of Forestry bulldozed a dirt perimeter around up the last hose. A large pillar of black smoke crept skyward. going to burn for days. He said considering the amount of tire and debris in the contained area, letting it burn out on its own was the best option.Commercial fire started in scrapyard to burn out by itself

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Do you support the overturning of Proposition 8?70 TOTAL VOTES43% YES 57% NOTuesdays question: Are you planning on suggesting platform ideas to Student Government parties? Social media useful in moderationAs college students, we are the members of what many call the Internet generation. We are the constant inhabitants of the Internet rarely does a trinket of pop-culture knowledge pass by unseen. We spend our days glued to our devices, checking what our friends are doing, celebrities are saying and politicians are regretting. Scientists and prognosticators often speak of a time in the distant future when the human race will attain singularity that is, an era when technology is so advanced that machines will constantly interface with humans without interruption. While we do not yet have blood-cell sized repair bots running through our veins this metamorphosis is already upon us. Facebook is the crowning jewel of this age of presingularity. Social-media addiction is a well-documented blight upon the younger generation. Indeed, the little red rette. We crave responses on our statuses and pictures bethat in a country of hundreds of millions of people, some are paying attention to us. Even the very format of a Facebook page is emblematic of our generations narcissism. Many of our pages are be liked by others. When we peer at our own Facebook pages, we are not unlike Narcissus staring at his own reaway. As Americans, our primary media consists of either corporations trying to sell us products or politicians tryWe are a society built around the cult of the individual, therefore we bear no apprehensions over owning a Facebook page that exists in order to advertise ourselves. What does it say about our generation that we are willing to prostitute ourselves in such a manner? What sort of system requires friends to visit individual shrines in order to interact with them? Such a paradigm does not compose a healthy pursuit of genuine human interaction. How often do we sit at a bus stop or our desks in class and, instead of speaking with the people around us, of behavior is proof that Facebook inherently encourages the limitation of social interaction, not the expansion of it. Social media is thus a paradoxical term. Media itself has become a personal pursuit, not a social one. In the early days of radio and television, families and friends would huddle around such devices, and they would provide a catalyst for conversation. Now we sit peering into a small screen with headphones in our ears, ignoring those around us. Is to be permanently in isolation a healthy status quo? Furthermore, is it even a human one? used in moderation. However, the websites addictive qualities are undeniable, and as Internet users, we should never confuse our tools for ends in and of themselves. While Facebook can be used to invite people to events and connect with lost friends, its uses should stop there. When pursuing true human interaction, the healthy approach exists in the physical realm. get those around us. Luke Bailey is a history junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. School SillinessFines, arrests over tardiness ludicroushe likelihood of seeing a solar eclipse or Halleys Comet is greater than the chances of seeing politicians of opposite political parties agree on something in public, at least. However, politicians of all political stripes tend to agree on one fundamental principle: We must do everything we been a part of every politicians stump speech at least once, if not more. Liberals want to make sure all children have access to health care, and conservatives want to make sure all children have one mommy and one daddy, but the overall concern is the same. But when does the concern for the welfare of children go too far? have gone beyond the level of sanity trying to protect kids. rious problem. So much so that the district has begun issuing misdemeanors and even arresting parents for not getting their kids to school on time. In one of the more serious cases, a Loudoun mother named Maureen Blake was arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of her minor children by causing them to be habitually late to school, according to the Washington Post. minor inconvenience, but arresting a mother for not getting her child to school on time is a little extreme. Blake is not the only one facing charges. Amy and Mark Denicore were each charged with Class 3 times since September and, according to the Post, most of those tardies were for three minutes or less, according to school records. Oh, the humanity! amok, and they could have more serious consequences for children than these rules attempt to solve. According to Judith Browne Dianis, the co-director of the Advancement Project, an organization advocating against harsh school punishments, [p]unitive discipline leads to a higher dropout rate, more hostility in schools, it leads to kids disengaging from learning and it alienates parents. Studies have consistently shown that having parents actively engaged in their childs education improves student performance and academic achievement. for a few cases of victimless tardiness, will do a lot more harm than good for the childrens enrichment. In this economy, when some parents have multiple jobs and countless other responsibilities, perhaps school districts around the country could lighten up a bit. Luke Baileyopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 Do well in high school to attend college. Pass your courses in college. Get a good job. Contribute to Americas economy. This is the story of the successful American life. But that road to the top is no longer a road only for Americans. Asian and European workers have proven to be serious competition for Americans in recent years. Recent studies show that American students are performing worse than their Asian and European counterparts, which makes a future overtake of the American economy a threatening possibility. Seeing that something is wrong with education, President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address, proposed policies to enhance American public education and bring the U.S. back to the top. His proposals included requiring students to stay in school until they graduate or turn 18, increasing funding and replacing teachers who just arent helping kids learn. Like all of the recent endeavors to strengthen American education, these policies are only slight touch-ups to a damaged infrastructure. More money is not the answer. The website MAT@USC reported that the U.S., compared to 10 rival countries including Japan and South Korea, ranked seventh and eighth in science and math testing, respectively. This is despite the U.S. spending the most money per student. Clearly there is not a problem with the amount of money we are shoveling into education. No, the poor performance of American students does not stem from poor funding or teachers. While these things are important, there are two academic performance. One is the attitude of th student, and the other is the philosophy of the student. Human behavior is malleable and tends to be a A society valuing personal work ethic, education and perseverance will produce successful students. Such a society has no need for scrutinizing teachers or dropout laws. But much of the U.S. does not value the perseverance and work ethic that is critical to a successful education. Much of the U.S. lacks this hardworking spirit and instead favors grade The result is masses of under-performing students being barely strung along through a system of testbased evaluations. performance is evident in comparisons of race. Even within the U.S., there are vast racial differences in student performance. A study from the Center on Education Policy in 2008 found that, when looking at all grades, AsianAmericans outperformed white students in 51 per cent and 80 percent of instances in reading and math, respectively. Asian students are not inherently smarter than white students. But Asian students tend to come from cultures that value perseverance, respect for authority and a strong work ethic. These are the qualities of a Confucian mindset, a mindset that engenders a respect for education, and leads to successful students. Instead of reforming education, we should reform the society that produces poor students. If society as a whole does not value perseverance or respect teachers, then no amount of funding will Instead, if we refocus our efforts on reforming our societys values themselves, students will learn not arithmetic or science but an earnest value of hard work, education and perseverance. These values will resolve issues with teacher quality and student performance. Theyll do better at arithmetic and science as a result, too. Abdul Zalikha is a biology and English junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays.Problems with US education lie in attitude and philosophy, not fundingColumn Whether you dated him or her or it was broke up, whether you liked it or not. It seems like most breakups go the same way: You swear youll be friends and that not even your split or all the hard feelings associated with it will get in the way. Often, these friendships dissolve or fail to launch altogether because they arent friendships we want to maintain, and we dont seem to mind. Its important to not feel obligated to make a friendship out of a broken relationship. If you dont want to be suggest it. Friendship postbreakup is never a requirement. However, some people are actually worth having around, When a guy I was dating broke off our relationship he asked if we would still be friends. I nodded, but I doubted the chances of that actually happening. We werent friends before we dated, and we probably wouldnt be afterward. As it turned out, we wound up being more than friends That is, until our relationship fell apart once more a month later. That time, our split was amicable. We again agreed to be friends, but after two months of me suggesting plans and him blowing them our so-called friendship hung by. see him again. else and was reduced to only a few memories. Despite all that, nine months later we were sipping cocktails downtown together and reminiscing about the previous summer. It was a good time, so we hung out again. Even though we shared the most dramatic relationship Ive ever been in, I love spending time with him now because Ive stopped stressing about the barriers that in our joy an uncomplicated bond with him. Our friendship still has certain boundaries that make it unique from my other ones. When it comes to being just must follow the cardinal rules of platonic friendship with CNN Living blogger Ami Angelowicz offers some rules about being friends after a breakup. maintaining a solid friendship: Allow a mourning period, and let both hearts heal. resentment is less of a threat. When these tensions burn out, a healthy friendship is possible and may even be better than the relationship. Above all, we must under stand our emotional boundar ies. I love hanging out with keeping emotional distance, and I dont mean that to insult or criticize him. I dont rely on him when Im upset, which Angelowicz also suggests. Keep the new friendship free of emotional entanglement that could make it complicated. Finally, absolutely no hookups under any circumstances, ever. Slipping up once can make it harder to resist later, and it forces the former couple to reassess the relationship. Hooking up post-breakup could cause both partners emotional progress to relapse, which complicates what is supposed to be a simple friendship. actually friends. Youre either dating, or youre a booty call. Breakups dont have to be the end-all be-all. There is nothing wrong with a healthy friendship after the fact. However, they are never obligatory. With that said, we shouldnt knock being friends post-breakup before we try it. It could wind up being better than the actual relationship. Rachel Keith is a columnist for the University Daily Kansan at the University of Kansas.Friendship still a viable possibility after breaking upRachel KeithUWire Abdul Zalikhaopinions@alligator.org UWire

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campus. prohibit hazing, Machen said in his statement. Hazing is also illegal in the state of Florida. At Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, marching band drum major Robert Champion was beaten to death in November in what was deemed a hazing incident. The hazing at FAMU has drawn attention to the issue, said Alpha Kappa Alpha parliamentarian and Student Government Division Chair for Campus Life Sabine Justilien. Alpha Kappa Alpha Phi Alpha, she said. Justilien said its hard to combat hazing when people arent as upfront about the issue as they should be. She declined to comment on the hazing incident. Students proved guilty of hazing could face expulsion and criminal charges, Machen said in his statement. Derrious Robinson, president of UFs Theta Sigma chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, could not be reached for comment. 8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThe Alachua County Commission decided Tuesday to consider changing part of the funding process The funding program, called the Community Agency Partnership ganizations like the Early Learning Coalition, Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network and Catholic Charities. The process for funding begins application. On the application, the organization must specify what type of issues it provides services for. der four categories: food, health care, housing/utilities and childrens programs. The commission decided to look into reducing the number of categories from four to two: those that provide food services and those that provide child and family services. The commission voted unanimously to pass the issue along to county staff. Commissioner Mike Byerly was absent. There was some disagreement about whether the reduction would over-complicate the application process. The application process went beautifully last year, said Lee Roberts, the director of the funding program. There was no confusion. Each agency knew exactly what it fell under. Roberts said having two categories may confuse organizations that want to apply. Because of the wording of the category names, Roberts worried people may think only programs that provide child services will be awarded money under the second category. Commissioner Lee Pinkoson, who came up with the two categories, said there was no need for four categories. We cannot solve all of the countys problems, Pinkoson said. We should focus as much as possible on children and families because that is the root of the poverty issue. Anthony Clarizio, director of ElderCare of Alachua County, said the tion for a family. Clarizio said the elderly should not be forgotten dur ing that process. If everyone funds children and families, then there wont be very many organizations left to fund seniors, Clarizio said. Last year, the program awarded about $1 million to 27 county nonCommissioner Paula DeLaney said the amount of money given to the program will probably stay at about $1 million. However, because of upcoming cuts to the countys budget, she said county money allotted to the funding program will not increase. The commission is expected to discuss the funding program more at future commission meetings.County Commission to discuss nonprofit funding processON CAMPUS JAIME SLOANEAlligator Contributing WriterWhen 22 people were rushed to Shands on Interstate 75 on Jan. 29, the hospital was in desperate need of blood. Thanks to the UF students who donated blood on campus during the previous week, LifeSouth Community Blood Center Its a prime example of University of Florida students stepping up to the plate, said Clay Gibbons, LifeSouth community development coordinator. The recent donations were one of the only reasons we such short time. LifeSouth, Gators Bleed Orange and Blue and the national organ and tissue donation initiative Get Carded will take their life-saving efforts to the next level at GatorSavers, a one-day event that teaches basic lifesaving techniques. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 11 in the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom, anyone can and sign up with bone marrow, organ and tissue registries. sions, including instruction for using an gin at 9:30 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. session has a maximum enrollment of 150 people. Its always good to be prepared in case of an emergency, said Gators Bleed Or ange and Blue President Jessie Cohen, 20. Its important for people to realize how necessary these skills are in order to alleviate a potentially dangerous situation. Cohen said GBOABs goals for the event are to certify 450 people in CPR with AED, collect 150 units of blood and have 150 people join lifesaving registries. LifeSouth will register people with the National Bone Marrow Registry, while Get Carded will recruit people to join the National Organ and Tissue Registry. For more information or to volunteer at GatorSavers, visit www.gatorsavers.org. HAZING, from page 1 Elementary School. Norman is one of two defendants with known ties to the university. Matthew Gendron, 44, was arrested after telling a decoy that her 14-year-old sister could watch them have sex. Gendron has worked for UF since 2001. He was a physicians assistant with the univer sitys college of critical care in the anesthesiology department. He was placed on administrative leave with pay when the university found out about his arrest Saturday, UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said. (Predators are) all walks of life, said Sgt. Todd Kelly, spokesman for the Sheriffs Ofthe arrests. What does a sexual predator look like? It looks like everyone in this room. It can be anybody. The investigation required two months of planning, about 40 investigators from throughout the state and an investment of hundreds of thousands of act cost wont be known for a couple months because the investigation was complicated. Some of the money came from grants. It was an opportune time to coordinate the operation, Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Williams said at the press conference. In addition to GPD and tors were brought in from seven other law enforcement agencies within the state. Last week, investigators spent hours texting, exchanging emails and chatting on instant messenger services. Williams, who has worked on child predator cases for 22 years, hopes he can turn the investigation into a federal case. men who were arrested, hoping the defendants will tell them if they molested children in the past. Williams thanked the investigators, who spent hours each day during the sting discussing despicable acts. Suspects offered to teach teenagers how to have sex. Some demanded nude photos. One suspect, Jermaine Davis, 25, of Gainesville, brought a opened the door, he ran away. He was caught soon after, and he had one desperate request. Can yall just shoot me? he asked. My life is over. S TING, from page 1 Assanti Emmons Hiers Liu Norman Brown Farber Johnson McCord Daughtery Gendron Johnston Moody Davis Hazan Lashley Its a prime example of Univer sity of Florida students stepping up to the plate.Clay GibbonsLifeSouth community development coordinatorDeLaney Mills Savicky Tison Simmons Ziolkowski

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THE SITE LAUNCHED IN MARCH. JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterWill Holland is a biology major, itching to explore other options. Declaring his major at Preview was old. He was rushed, and because the ology. He already wants to change it. The College of Liberal Arts and Sci ences Explore our Majors website aims to help students like Holland. presents 35 of the CLAS majors. Since its launch last March, the ing to data compiled by adviser Liz Kazungu. Each page displays information about the major, including potential careers, course topics and opportuni ties like research positions. Its an opportunity for students to learn about majors that they might not know a lot about, said college Dean Paul DAnieri. According to the Academic Advis students change majors by the end of by the end of their second year. Students often stumble upon their interests in general education classes, DAnieri said. Now, they can access the website for more information. dents pick the major that inspires the most passion in them, he said. KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing WriterStarbucks Coffee Company stirred up more than frappuccinos this past week. with other northwestern companies such as Washington state bill aimed at legalizing gay marriage and has received boycott threats for doing so. said they support the companys endorse ment. They called it a bold, respectable move. I think thats really exciting, actually, didate in the College of Education. I think a lot of companies are reluctant to do anything that would upset their shareholders. Its cool that they take a stand for their morals over losing money. Animal biology freshman Alissa Valdes, support for gay rights. If Starbucks loves gay marriage, maybe then everybody else will, too, she said. The bill was passed by the Washington the states House as early as today. Both cham bers have a Democratic majority, and Demo cratic Gov. Christine Gregoire expressed her support. Passage is expected sometime next week. dorsement in a message on Jan. 24. Starbucks strives to create a company company has a lengthy history of leading and inclusion, Executive Vice President Kalen Holmes wrote in the message. This important legislation is aligned with Starbucks business treatment of partners We look forward to seeing this legislation enacted into law. Robert Thomas, chair of the Warrington College of Business Administrations De partment of Management, said the decision shouldnt negatively impact the coffee com pany. I think its risky, especially if it doesnt directly impact their core business, he said. Given that they are joining Microsoft and Nike, they probably have some cover and may have even had some pressure. I think it could actually help Starbucks business, [which] probably leans left of center in the crowd they attract. Some opposition toward the company Steven Andrew called for a national boycott of the company in a post on the ministrys website. ALLIGATOR, 9 Starbucks supports Washington bill legalizing gay marriageAlex Catalano / Alligator StaffHot dog on wheelsDavid Baden, mechanical engineering junior, discusses hotdogging with Brian Keefe Tuesday afternoon on the North Lawn. Keefe, a Weinermobile operator, recruited students to work as drivers, or hotdoggers. CLAS website helping students discover majors If Starbucks loves gay marriage, maybe then everybody else will, too.Alissa ValdesUF freshmanNA TIONAL

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Great kitchen and bath with w/d, disposal, dishwasher. Overlooks creek and trees. Small pet ok. $535+ deposit. 352-371-9520, 352-317-2642 2-14-12-20-2 SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 2-15-12-20-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $445, 2 BR $545. 352-335-0420 2-1512-20-2-2 VETERANS and SECTION 8 Oakridge Apts 1120 NW 45th Ave. Openings for Vets who qualify under Section 8 Program. 2/1 $550. Pool, RTS, on-site laun dry 372-3783 2-15-12-20-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA house. 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 2-10-12-19-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $600/mo + $600 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 2-9-12-10-2 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 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 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 2BR/1BA APARTMENT 7210 SW 45th Place. $525/moNo pets. Call Geri 352-538-1114 2-15-1210-2 3 Bed House $795/mo available now & Aug. Central AC, wooden floors, w/d hook-ups, and a vintage style walking distance to campus and downtown. University Ave & NW 8th st area. By Leo 706 Call now! 352-226-3535, 813-347-9379 2-15-12-10-2 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 2-23-12-15-2 4/2 apartment 1740 NW 3rd PL Now leaseing for FallEarly signing discount $275/ room if you have 4 people and sign by 2/29 No Pets 1 year leases 352-231-3002 www.hodgeprop.com 2-17-12-11-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 /3 house 3514 nw 7 pl $1500 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 2-14-12-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 4/2 2 blocks from Campus. $350 including internet and cable. 814-440-3325 jfidorra@hotmail.com 2-13-11-30-4 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT. Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Martine 352-682-9126 or email mjangrand@gmail.com or mangrand@ufl.edu. Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 2-13-11-30-4 Share a 4BR, 2BA house. LR, FR, kitchen, off street park. NW 34th St/NW 39th Ave Furn BR with bed,dresser room for desk. Pref. graduate or prof 6 mo. min. lease. $400 month util. incl. 352-374-7930. 2-14-5-4 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

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ALLIGATOR CONDO FOR SALE SPARROW3BR/2.5BA, 2-story. Approximately 1700 sq. ft., completely renovated. $65,000. Please call Drew 316-4465 2-10-12-20-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-25-12-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-12-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-25-12-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-25-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-12-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig. Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND We Buy Cell Phones & other Electronics (iPads,iPods,Gaming Systems,Laptops.) Working or Not We Unlock & Repair Phones Techmodo 6450 SW Archer RD (352)872-5881 2-29-18-8 In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-12-72-10 Uf Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-25-12-72-10 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 Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 2-27-35-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 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 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 94 FORD TAURUS $900 98 DODGE AVENGER $1500 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 97 MITS MIRAGE $2500 98 NISSAN ALTIMA $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 DODGE NEON $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 95 CHEVY BLAZER $2999 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 02 KIA RIO $3500 00 HONDA ACCORD $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 NISSAN ALTIMA $6999 04 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 04 HONDA ACCORD $7999 04 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 02 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 01 TOYOTA SOLARA $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 06 SATURN ION $11,999 07 FORD MUSTANG $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 We buy unwanted vehicles with or without title any condition,make,year or model we pay up to $20,000 and offer free towing call 813-516-0847 2-28-20-12 97 Honda Civic EX $2900 obo 203K mi, White, Sunroof, 5spd, 2 owners, tinted windows, new tires jaferrer@ufl.edu or 850-228-1797 2-9-127-12

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12, ALLIGATOR This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 2-16-12-8-13 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. Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 A awesome summer job in Maine! If youre looking to spend this summer outdoors, have fun while you work, and make lifelong friends, then look no further. Camp Mataponi, a childrens summer camp, has positions available in Land Sports (lacrosse, soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball, field hockey), Waterfront (sailing, canoeing, waterskiing, life guarding, WSI, boat drivers), Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater, Dance, Gymnastics, Video, Photography, Nurses, Maintenance, Cooking and more. Top salaries plus room/board & travel provided. Call us today, 561-748-3684 or apply online at www.campmataponi.com. 2-21-12-31-14 Summer Jobs $2400 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 11 Aug 4. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267. www.floridaelks.org/feyc/index.aspx 4-25-12-72-14 DOMINOS 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 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 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 4-25-12-57-14 BIG LOU'S PIZZERIANow hiring servers, cooks, drivers & pizza makers. Serious workers only. Apply in person 5 SE 2nd Ave. 2-14-12-10-14 Looking for students! Cat furniture manufacturer needs self-motivated individuals to upholster and assemble cat towers. No experience needed. Starting pay is $8.00/hr. Apply in person at 1847 S. Main St or send resume to hcarboni1@gmail.com 2-10-128-14 Bench Scientist Position. Research with ELISAs and antibody production. Familiarity with ELISAs and immunology desired. Should have a Bachelor's degree in science field. Please send resume to info@elisa-tek. com 2-20-12-14-14 Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida is conducting a research study for women 20-40 yo on birth control pills. Compensation given. For details call Bonnie Coats at 273-9014 3-19-30-14 Love children and the outdoors? Timber Ridge Camp, a children's overnight summer camp located in the Shenandoah Mountains of West Virginia, is seeking both males and females for a variety of positions including Land Sports, Water Sports (WSI, Lifeguards), Canoeing, Rope Course, Tennis and Much More! Spend the summer outdoors doing things you love! Competitive Salaries, Room & Board, and travel provided. Apply online at www.trcamps.com or call 800-258-2267 2-15-9-14 Part Time Webmaster Wanted Online company selling Vacuum Cleaners/ Sewing Machine Parts and supplies ect. looking for part time web master to manage and promote our e-commerce web site. Please send resume, references and salary requirements to Marty@vacsewcenter.com 2-10-12-5-14 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 2-1712-10-14 Sales Asst/Customer Svc Rep Apply in person at Tomlinson Motor Company, 3580 N Main St $10/hr, part time 15-20 hrs/wk flexible. 2-14-12-5-14 Hogan's Great Sandwiches now hiring Bartenders/Deli Help. No exp necessary. Must have reliable transportation and some daytime availability. Accepting apps Monday 2/8 Saturday 2/11. 9:00am-11am only. 2-10-12-3-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 4-25-12-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-25-72-15 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 4-412-53-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) All Womens Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 4-25-72-16 THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 4-25-72-16 Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS)Basic Life Support(BLS) and CPR classes to fit your schedule.American Heart Association Card issued. Training Gators for over 15 years!! Call Cardiac One(352)494-4217. 2-15-12-25-16 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) Family Chiropractic Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 4-25-72-18 GAINESVILLE IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY Green Cards, Natz, Work Visas www.ruthimmigrationlaw.com (904) 425-8078 2-20-30-18 Flashbacks buys, trades, and consigns clothing, jewelry, shoes and purses. We pay $. We buy name brands, mall brands, indie, punk, goth, urban, prep, hippie, retro, and costume. 509 NW 10th Ave. 352-375-3752 4-25-72-18 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 Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! THE LINGERIE COMPANYFREE EROTIC DANCE CLASSThis Thursday ONLY 7p.m. Oaks Mall Paza. Call for details 335-4814 2-9-3-20 Get the party started! 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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Joanna Mather won in straight sets Tuesday, as Florida easily dispatched South Florida for the programs 98th straight home win. See story, page 15. UF vs. UKWhat was the biggest reason for No. 8 Floridas loss to No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday? Vote online at alligatorSports.org. AP PhotoFlorida freshman Brad Beal (left) credited Kentucky for shutting down the Gators strength on offense 3-point shooting. UF made just 6 of 27 attempts from three in the 78-58 loss. GATORS SHOT 22 PERCENT FROM BEYOND THE ARC TUESDAY. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. In the Gators two previous losses against top-three teams, outside shooting was their saving gin. The 11 threes Florida made at No. 3 Ohio State back in mid-November tathan a month later, in a four-point loss to No. 2 Syracuse, nine UF 3-pointers helped the Gators keep within striking distance. But Tuesday night at Rupp Arena, the catalyst for transforming a seemingly insurmountable lead into a tight game never came as No. 8 Florida (19-5, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) fell to topranked Kentucky (24-1, 10-0 SEC) by 20 points. The Gators shot a season-low 22.2 percent from three in the 78-58 loss and followed a 2-of-9 performance in the opening half with a 4-for-18 dry spell in the second, allowing the crowd of 24,389 to begin its march toward the exits with more than four minutes left. Thats just part of their coaching; that was great coaching and great scouting, guard Brad Beal said. They know that were a 3-point shooting team and they took our best strength away from us. Beal, a freshman, scored 14 points for Florida on 1-of-7 shooting from 3-point range. Only two other Gators Erik Murphy and Kenny Boynton, who led UF with 18 points made a shot from behind the arc. Kentucky, meanwhile, had three players nail more than two threes. Along with the bottomless supply of lob dunks from 16-point scorer Anthony Davis and transition points courtesy of fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who chipped in 13, the talented Wildcats stretched the Gators defense even fur ther with nine 3-pointers on 15 attempts. Our defense was terrible, so really it was an overall, all-around, totally bad game, Beal said. All credit goes out to them, so we just have to come out next game and be ready and prepare. The 60-percent shooting performance was a season-high for Kentucky 10 percent higher than its previous best. The last time the Wildcats made 50 percent of their shots from deep was in late December against Lamar. half by Doron Lamb, who led UK with according to UF coach Billy Donovan. The two threes at the end were probably ones that we could have done a little Florida cold from three in 20-point loss at KentuckySEE HOOPS, PA GE 14 GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. For 5-foot-8-inch Erving Walker, Kentucky was too tall of a test. Against one of the nations longest and most athletic teams, Floridas starting point Dec. 30, 2008. It just wasnt his night, Kenny Boynton said. Walkers scoreless showing snapped a streak of 117 straight games with a point, a stretch that dates back to midway through his freshman season. He missed all seven of his shot attempts, including four from beyond the arc, and tallied just one assist compared to two turnovers. His primary matchup, Kentucky freshman Marquis Teague, scored 12 points on turnovers. That was a matchup [Tuesday] that probably really hurt us, UF coach Billy Donovan said. That was something that was a big difference in the game. Often drawing the 6-foot-2 Teague or 6-foot4 Doron Lamb, Walker struggled to get around his defenders and complete passes over their long, athletic frames. When Kentucky brought full-court pressure, Walker sometimes faced 6-foot-7 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist or 6-foot-8 Darius Miller, which only made matters worse. Thats one of the things that makes them very, very good is they have great length, Donovan said. Teague has got good speed and quickness and can pressure. Kentucky consistently recruits players with that skill set, and it has consistentyears. In Tuesdays game and three matchups with Kentucky last season, Walker aver aged 6.8 points per game on just 16.2 per cent shooting with a combined 10 assists and eight turnovers. Walkers struggles Tuesday led to UFs Walker struggles against Wildcats length in blowout lossDonovan SEE WALKER, PA GE 14 Thats just part of their coaching; that was great coaching and great scouting. They know that were a 3-point shooting team and they took our best strength away from us.Brad BealUF guardPoll ResultsWill Florida beat Kentucky on Tuesday night?74% NO 26% YES118 total votes

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second-lowest offensive output of the season. The Gators only worse performance was a 56-point showing on the road against Tennessee on Jan. 7. This mirrors the effect Walkers struggles against the Wildcats had last year. In three games against Kentucky, Florida averaged eight points below its season average. It makes it tougher for all the other players to score because (opponents) start keying on other players, Boynton said of Walkers off nights. We need everyone out there, all History shows Florida is at its best when it has balanced scoring. The teams that won national championships in 2006 points per game. Only three players scored more than seven points for UF on Tuesday, and those struggles took the offense out of rhythm. We were coming down, one pass, shot, Boynton said, instead of running our plays like we should have. Despite Tuesdays performance, freshman Brad Beal said he has no concerns about Walkers ability to bounce back. With 131 career games under his belt, Floridas lone senior has learned how to handle the ups and downs of good and bad nights. Walker responded to his previous season low a threepoint showing in a Dec. 31 win against Yale by exploding for a season-high 23 in Floridas next game. Erv just has to keep playing, Beal said. Hes been in the battles before, he knows what to do. So he just has to stay about him. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 WALKER, from page 13Walkers struggles put Gators out of rhythm Top-ranked Wildcats led by 12 at halfbit better job, Donovan said. One was in transition and (Will) Yeguete got caught on Lamb and then again, I thought he got a little bit too far on the wing and they kicked it to him and he knocked down the second one. The six points by Lamb pushed the Wildcats halftime lead to 12. Florida opened the second half with a 4-0 run, but Kentucky answered with an 11-0 run of its own fueled by 3-pointers from point guard Marquis Teague and Darius Miller. Despite 13 second-half points by Boynton on three 3-pointers, a layup and two free throws, the Gators never again closed the gap to less than 16. Weve been in positions a lot this year where weve lost, Boynton said. We responded well previously. Youve got to come out and be excited. Weve got Tennessee next, and weve got to come out and practice hard. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 13AP PhotoKentucky forward Terrence Jones blocks Florida forward Erik Murphys shot during the Gators Tuesday night loss in Lexington, Ky. Weve got Tennessee next, and weve got to come out and practice hard.Kenny BoyntonUF guard

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 MENS GOLF UF BEAT USF 7-0 AT LINDER STADIUM ON TUESDAY. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer It took Joanna Mather just less than an hour to defeat her opponent on Tuesday, but it was an extra 15 minutes on Monday that really made the difference. The Florida senior played by far her best match of this young season, defeating South Floridas Danielle Mills 6-1, 6-0 and leading the Gators to a 7-0 sweep of the Bulls. Mather, currently ranked fourth in the nation in singles play, started the season relatively slow. Tuesday, it all came together. I feel like I was playing really well [Tuesday], she said. I didnt make as many mistakes as I made in the past few matches. After losing in three sets to Baylors Sona Novakova on Saturday, Mather came back with a vengeance on Tuesday, asserting herself as one of the countrys best players. It all started with extra work on Monday. Her forehand came up short in previous matches, so at Mondays practice, Mather worked on that shot for an extended time. She played OK at Baylor, Florida coach Roland Thornqvist said. Her forehand maybe wasnt as sharp, but she spent maybe 15 or 20 minutes extra on it [Monday], and it looked like it really helped. Mather noticed the difference on Tuesday. She looked dominant against her opponent from USF, dropping only one game the entire match and looking in control the entire time. My forehand felt very good, Mather said. I was having trouble getting it deep in the Baylor match, and [Tuesday] it felt great. Thornqvist, too, saw the improvement. Getting one of his best singles players back in top form will go a long way in the coming weekend, when the Gators will travel to face No. 26 Pepperdine and No. 2 Stanford. She was hitting the ball fantastically, Thornqvist said. Losing one game is pretty impressive. Mather also played exceptionally well in doubles, as she and teammate Lauren Embree won their match 8-0 in just 28 minutes. The pair continued their strong play against South Florida on Tuesday. They were switching well, making great contact and making almost no unforced errors in their very impressive win. This weekend, Mather will look to continue her upswing. She will need to be playing her best tennis in order to defeat the elite competition, especially secondranked Stanford. A lot of things were working for me today, Mather said. I feel like each match Ive played Ive gotten better and better, so hopefully I can stay up there.Mather dominates as Florida sweeps South Florida at home KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer Florida started off its spring schedule on the right foot with a team win and an individual win for junior T.J. Vogel at the Sea Best Invitational last week. But the Gators are working on consistency before hosting the SunTrust Gator Invitational on Saturday. So far this season the Gators have two wins, two sevratic than last season, when they had two wins, a secondyear. One of the teams top players, junior Tyler McCumber, What Ive seen from my team, including the fall, is some very typical inconsistent play from a young team that is rebuilding, coach Buddy Alexander said. The need for rebuilding the team comes from losing who left Florida to go play professionally. This left the team with one senior, three juniors and six freshmen. Last week in Ponte Vedra, the Gators lineup was made up of one senior, three juniors and a freshman. But that could change, as upperclassmen Tommy Mou and Michael Furci both had the highest scores of the team for the tournament, tively. people breathing down their necks to get in that lineup, Alexander said. Two of the freshmen who are threats to Mou and Furci are Eric Banks, who played last week, and J.D. Tomlinson, for 11th along with McCumber. Alexander also went on to say theres no questioning the year. One thing thats happening on this team is the gap bethat tournament is closing very quickly, Alexander said. Mou has been working a lot on his swing since coming back from the tournament and played well in practice Monday. Meanwhile, Furci has been working on his putting, which he struggled with the most in Ponte Vedra, according to Alexander. At the SunTrust Gator Invitational this weekend, Alexander plans to play a couple of individuals so some of the younger players can gain experience. Alexander said.Gators may look to underclassmen as season progressesVogel I thought she was hitting the ball fantastically. Losing one game is pretty impressive.Roland ThornqvistUF tennis coach UF vs. USF Box ScoreSinglesLauren Embree (25) def. Ecaterina Vasenina, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2. Allie Will (3) def. Lereto Alonso Martinez, 6-1, 6-3. Joanna Mather (4) def. Danielle Mills, 6-1, 6-0. Alexandra Cercone (41) def. Fanny Fracassi, 7-6 (4), 6-0 Doubles Cercone/Alexandra Hitimana def. Mills/Paula

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16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE FRESHMAN RANKS NEAR THE TOP IN THE COUNTRY IN ALL-AROUND AVERAGE THIS SEASON. LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida freshman gymnast Kytra Hunter touts the 19th-best all-around average in the country this season. She scored higher than 9.85 in each event last Friday. She gets her job done, gets her work done and will continue to push herself to the limit.Rhonda FaehnUF coach