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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 99 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Twenty-third man arrested in child-sex stingHe was arrested Friday, pg 3. Unite members register old party names for electionTen parties other than Unite and Students registered, pg 4. Forward Will Yeguete will miss Tuesdays game against Alabama, and the Gators will miss Yeguetes presence inside. See story, page 13. Monday FeatureLocal entrepreneur goes from riches to rags to successful businessman, pg. 8. 63 /41 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Lauren Adamson / Alligator TEDxUF Michael Jones speaks about sharing at TEDxUF in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday. Jones is working to develop the worlds largest database of open educational material. Read the story on page 4. THE THEATER SOLD 222 TICKETS FOR THE EVENT. CHRISTY HANBYUL NA Alligator Contributing Writer Guests clustered around tangy aromas of South African wines and sweet smells of tongol tuna salad as the Hippodrome State Thetion. The theater hosted the 30th anniversary of the Hippodrome Cinema on Saturday night with an evening of food, wine and music. Hippodrome State Theatre, a theater in downtown Gainesville, is home to the cinema, which opened in 1982 to showcase indepenThis event is a landmark event, not only said Jessica Hurov, a spokeswoman for the Hippodrome. Thirty years of independent The Hippodrome Cinema ordered 150 wine glasses for the guests, and 222 tickets were sold. The tickets were $25 in advance and $35 at the door. The proceeds will help fund imHippodrome celebrates 30thADMISSIONS Alligator Writer lie Choi did what thousands of other hopeful high school seniors did: said a quick prayer and Some of her friends had already posted statuses with their decisions, so Choi started to refresh the admissions page. And kept refreshing. She was in. Choi, a 17-year-old from Tampa, was one of a record-high 29,300 applicants, according to inSummer B and Fall 2012 semesters, he said. Innovation Academy, a new program in which students enroll during the summer and spring semesters and have fall semesters free, admitted 1,366 students, he said. dicate their interest in the program, which offers 22 majors and focuses on innovation and leadership. UF admits about 11,700 freshmen JULIA GLUM SHELBY WEBB Alligator Contributing Writer undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition. The Senate Higher Education Committee turned down the measure on Jan. 31. Oelrich is the chair of that committee. attended Florida high schools for at least two consecutive years to pay in-state tuition if they enrolled within 12 months of their high school graduation. undocumented immigrants. Victor Yengle, a 23-year-old economics junior, said he Oelrich greeted the 19 protesters and defended his position. gin to determine residency. He gave an example of his son, who paid out-of-state said. The comment rustled the group, prompting some pasother meeting. One remark came from Gainesville City Commissioner Randy Wells, who addressed the senator directly. Protesters confront senator about vote against controversial billBill addressed tuition for immigrants children Orlando SEE HIPP, PAGE 9 SEE FRESHMEN, PAGE 9 This event is a landmark event, not only for the Hippodrome, but also for Gainesville.Jessica Hurovspokeswoman

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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 99 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HHAPPENING?NBC Smash Premiere Party Today, 4:30 p.m. Spyglass Apartments Clubhouse, 701 SW 62nd Blvd Come see the first episode of NBCs newest program Smash before its official premiere. Starring Katharine McPhee and produced by Steven Spielberg, the music-infused show tells the story of two aspiring actresses and their ruthless fight for the role of a lifetime playing Marilyn Monroe in a brandnew Broadway production. The event is free and open to the public. Radical About Christ Bible Study Today, 5:45p.m. Matherly 151 Are you ready for February, the month of Love? Radical About Christ presents: The Month of Unconditional Love. The third topic is Love vs. Sex and the Recipe for a Lasting Relationship. Me, Myself and God Today, 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. Birthright Info Session Today, 8 p.m. Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Jewish students: Claim your Birthright. Find out how to get to Israel for free this summer. Everyone who comes and is eligible is guaranteed a seat for this summers trip to Israel. Valentines Day Yoga & Salsa Today, 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 bring yourself to the free Valentines Day Yoga and Salsa event. Registration opens Wednesday. For more information, visit recsports.ufl.edu. 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 submitted, members of Alpha Zeta will deliver the order anywhere on campus (faculty and staff only). Orders range from bouquets to single roses. Toastmasters Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Talking Gators would love to have guests attend any meeting to get to know Toastmasters and the benefits of being a Toastmasters member and adSend an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator.org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.INTEINTERNATINATIONANALIsraeli journalist to discuss coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflictAn award-winning Israeli jour nalist and author will share her experiences covering the Israeli-Palat UFs Pugh Hall. Amira Hass, known for her work as a reporter for the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz while living in the Gaza Strip, will present her speech Israel and Palestine: Fear of the Future in the Bob Graham Center for Public Service. She will discuss the Israeli presence in the West Bank and its political effect on the local population. Shelby Taylor, digital and communications director for the center, said she hopes Hasss speech will help inform the public of the issues facing the Middle East, including We thought it would be interesting to bring someone of that caliber who creates that much excitement to the center, she said. Im hoping that she can shed some light on those issues for our students. The event is co-sponsored by the Bob Graham Center, the UF International Center and The Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica Endowment Fund. It will be free and open to the public, Taylor said. Jordan Indermuehle, a 20-yearold political science sophomore, said attending Hasss speech would provide him with another hand. Hasss speech would be inter esting because shes an Israeli living behind enemy lines, he said. Its important to get information from a wide variety of sources in order to better understand a con- CHRIS ALCANTARAvancing through the workbooks. We will be talking up Valentines Day. For directions, visit http://talkinggators.freetoasthost.biz/directions.html. The Civic Media Center Presents: The EGGPLANT Faerie Players Street Theater Workshop Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Civic Media Center, 433 S Main St. The EGGPLANT Faerie Players will facilitate a workshop on street theater. The workshop will look at the elements of creating and producing a street theater action using theater game techniques, props, costuming, brainstorming and improvisation to conceive of a short piece. The event is free, but $5 donations are appreciated. Disc Golf Feb. 25, 10 a.m. Lake Waubergs South Shore Come tee off with us at the sixth annual Disc Golf Tournament at Lake Wauburgs South Shore. There will be two heats of 18 holes each, with mens and womens amateur and advanced divisions. The top three participants in each division will receive a prize. The event is free for students. Faculty, staff and non-UF affiliates with a student sponsor may participate for $20. Registration opens Tuesday at noon. For more information, visit recsports.ufl.edu. Twenty-fifth Annual Womens Leadership Conference Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Registration is now open at ufwsa.blogspot.com. Registration is $15 and includes breakfast, a keynote speaker, leadership workshops, lunch, an organization fair, a speaker panel, a gift bag, networking opportunities and more. The keynote speaker will be Karen DeYoung, a Pulitzer Prize-winning jour nalist and an associate editor for The Washington Post. Indian Student Association Presents An Evening With Penn Masala Feb. 25, 7 p.m. University Auditorium The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Penn Masala is the worlds first Hindi a cappella group formed by students at the University of Pennsylvania. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? PARTLY CLOUDY 63/41 RAIN 75/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 79/53 RAIN 82/57 THUNDER STORMS 74/51 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Feb. 13, 1974: Members of the Hare Krishna religious group are ordered by the University Police Department to remove their tents from the Plaza of the Americas. Tents and other temporary housing facilities are banned unless receiving prior permission from the Physical Plant Division Dig Permit selling incense. Feb. 14, 1983: Baby Gator nursery board members vote to raise tuition from $115 to $125 a month made the previous year to close the nursery, Baby search center for child development. Feb. 15, 1983 rages at the City Hall meeting. City Commissioner Gary Gordon said the goal is to maintain the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization problem. Feb. 16, 1989: Student Body President Scooter build six seats above each of the 12 entrance tunnels leading in to the stadium on the students side. Feb. 14, 2011 RAVEN PRITCHETTEDUCATION BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Writerschool is successful. ate an educational plan to help students prepare for college and careers. students on grade level for reading and math on the FCAT under Florida rules, said Dan Boyd Jr., superintendent of schools for Alachua County. Boyd said the government had set unreasonable expectations for students. Previously, students had to earn a 300 on the 10th-grade FCAT to graduate high school. tions to determine its success, he said. reasonable standards and assessments for their job. John Russell, Teach For America memthe focus is more on helping students pass year. Florida exempt from No Child Left Behind TYLER JETTAlligator Staff Writer arrested another man Friday in its undercover child-sex sting. Manuel S. Hudson, 33, of Ocala, scene communication after exchanging her stepfather. Hudson is the 23rd suspect arrested as part of Operation Tailfeather, a Gainesville Police Department. He is the second person arrested since both agencies held a press confer ence announcing the operation Tuesnot expect any more arrests because covered. On Jan. 30, Hudson responded to a Craigslist ad posted by ASO detective his stepdaughter. He and Hudson exchanged emails, and Hudson implied according to an arrest report. Patten also pretended to be the 14year-old girl. Hudson offered to teach her about sex, according to police. rested Hudson at 10 a.m. Friday.Twenty-third man arrested in child-sex stingThe man was arrested FridayBoyd

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4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ABOUT 1,200 ATTENDED THE EVENT. WADE MILLWARDAlligator Contributing WriterLiz Ohrablo aimed a yellow, gunshaped thermometer and pulled the trigger. The red laser was connected to saw the thermometer jump from 150 to crobes in the air. Thats crazy, she said. Can you put that in your house? The 20-year-old economics junior was just one in the crowd at the Phillips TEDxUF event. UFs TED Club put on TEDxUF, which uses the name and format of a This years event brought more than double the crowd last years did. The event, said UFs TED club president Ben Erez. About 1,000 attendees registered early, and the rest were standbys waiting outside. The event relocated to the Phillips Center from the smaller Constans Thecreased from eight to 13, he said. The event cost $18,000, said Erez, who was in charge of fundraising and Provost helped fund it. Jacob Atem, a UF graduate student, how he was displaced by a civil war neurosurgeon Dr. Kelly Foote showed videos about controlling the brain with electric signals. Twenty local businesses and institutes also showcased new devices and business practices. found something. Twenty-year-old industrial engineering junior Cameron Kass said the event were too focused on raising awareness for their organizations. said. I didnt come here to see a commercial. Ohrablo said she was most excited to see Morris Morrison, the motivationsaid she wanted to see innovations in thought and technology. The world is constantly changing, and TED stays on top of that, she said.TEDxUF event features scientists, entrepreneursSTUDENT GOVERNMENT SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writertive parties were registered when candidates started qualifying. Unite Party members and supporters registered old party names for the Feb. 21 and candidates for the elections when the Unite when a party name is registered, no one else can use that name. Bonarrigo registered as president of the registers a party is the partys president. change names or use a different name, she was chosen this way. political party may not select a name that is similar to a party that has campaigned in the last three election cycles. Also, a party cannot have the same name as any student organization registered with tions determines might cause confusion. The 10 prospective party names were used in elections from more than three cycles ago. registered besides the Unite Party and the Because these party names do not re-regand Involvement program coordinator Rachel Rollo. dent organizations but get deleted after the This years registered names will remain Anyone is allowed to register a prospecas a political party, a prospective party must vice president and treasurer and have at least elections, but she said there are usually more names registered than the ones that run. the Key Party. was coming up, and she wanted to exercise her right as a student to register a party.Old parties registered for elections Spring 2012 Unite Party Angela Liu Students Party Carly Wilson Progress Party Catherine Whiddon Gator Party Nicole Krassner Swamp Party Christina Bonarrigo Key Party Katie Waldman Orange & Blue Lauren Verno Student Alliance Andrew Schein Frat Tyler Letson Keg Rachel Kellerman Greek Cayman Weimer System Party Joe Pardo Fall 2011 Unite Party Sabine Justilien Students Party Andrew Hart Impact Party Joe Pardo Swamp Party Chrstina Bonarrigo Gator Party Jason Tiemeier System Party Cayman Weimer Action Party Rob Wheeler

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Haley Stracher / AlligatorEmily Rizzo, an 18-year-old animal science freshman, plays with puppies at the Share the Love animal adoption event at the Subaru of Gainesville dealership Saturday afternoon. Subaru paid the adoption fee and donated $100 for every dog adopted. GAINESVILLE DEALERSHIP DONATED $100 FOR EACH ADOPTION. CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing Writer

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialMONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Do you know anyone who got into UF? Fridays question: Do you plan on celebrating Valentines Day during the weekend?86 TOTAL VOTES23% YES 77% NO Caution AdvisedLaw enforcement should be careful on roads Have you ever seen a police car dart past you on the highway without its emergency lights on, thinking it The report found that in Florida from 2006 to 2010, law endents were rarely ticketed for their transgressions, even if they Perhaps we should allow some privileges to law enforceHowever, this should make all of us a little more wary of the power of law enforcement, especially in the sense that there apLove can hurt like a bout with Taco Bell As a result, the Taco Bell menu and I have a complicated Unlike the Taco Bell dollar menu, Im not a man of many friend who wishes I would choose him over those who North won the war, signing the Defecation Proclamation I meditated on the event for a while and discovered what cancel plans to see you and they even cook for you, makhints, winking with ads proclaimdriving you to further action (and Bliss: The part where youre The oddly shaped lump unwraps faster than your chastity Though you know Taco Bell will hurt you in the end, the Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. His column appears on Mondays. Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 The students should elect their representativeIn Tallahassee on Thursday night, UF Student Body President Anthony Reynolds, leader of the Unite Party, lobbied state leaders about pending legislation. No, he wasnt lobbying to stop the rise in tuition and fees, as the Unite Partys election platform promises. Nor was he there to advocate for Bright Futures. Instead, Reynolds was lobbying for a bill that would take power on the Florida Board of Governors away from students and give it to Gov. Rick Scott. Currently, the student representative on the Board of Gover nors is elected through the Florida Student Association, a student advocacy group made up of Student Body presidents from 10 of Floridas 11 state universities. The FSA brings the 300,000 student voices in the state university rights on matters such as budget cuts, tuition hikes, increased fees, textbook affordability and more. Membership is now free and all universities have an equal oppor tunity to run for chairmanship. The Unite Party wants to stop students from electing the person who will lobby for our rights at the Florida Capitol and instead leave the choice up to Scott. While were at it, we might as well ask President Machen to appoint the Student Body president for us, too. Fellow Gators, Unite is not your behalf in Tallahassee. Instead it is lobbying to give away the one position where our voices are really heard. For three years, the Unite Par ty has promised to advocate for our only way doing of so. I believe the most important student position in the state of Florida shouldnt be handed believe students should elect for themselves the individual they Floridas public university system. This is why, if elected Student Body president, I will run for chairman of FSA. I will work with the Board of Governors and the state legislature to stop tuition increases, to improve the affordability of textbooks and to preserve our rights. On Feb. 21 and 22, your vote will determine if we lose our voice on the Board of Governors. If you vote Unite, there is no guarantee we will keep our right to choose who represents us. If you vote for the Students Party, this harmful legislation. If you choose not to vote, your voice may never be heard in Tallahassee again. Alex Cornillie Student Body presidential candidate The Students Party§ §§Syria has been completely neglectedIf a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? This famous query, attributed to the 18thcentury Irish philosopher George Berkeley, seems all too relevant today concerning our humanitar ian apathy. In the spirit of celebrating the 312 years since the inception of this thought experiment, it seems apt to ask: If more than 200 civilians are slaughtered in a systematic manner within a 3-hour window and their deaths dont receive appropriate media cover age, does the loss of life make any difference in the world? While most of us would be content with reading more of Berkeleys thought experiments, let us for a brief moment come to terms with reality. For more than a year, the people of Syria have been protesting against the Syr ian government, and the current regime has brutally suppressed the call to political freedom and end to autocracy. While I hesitate to bombard you with numbers, the situation in Syria coupled with a lack of coverage of the massacres in this newspaper compel me to enuAccording to the latest reports, more than 6,000 civilians have been killed and 1,500 injured. According to The New York Times, tens of thousands are behind bars simply for making their voices heard in a country ruled by single tyrannical family for more than 40 years. Since last week, government forces have escalated their cruelty against the civilian population. During a span of 3 hours last Friday, more than 200 Syrian civilians were massacred in the city of Homs. This Wednesday, between 40 and 100 more innocent lives were lost. As you read this column at your RTS bus stop, the blood of Syrians, old and young, is pour ing down the streets of the capitol of the Syrian revolution. The paucity of coverage of the bloodbath in Syria becomes depressing when we consider ourselves global citizens. The and justice, whether you support the revolutionaries or not, will carry on and eventually (at least theologically speaking, if one believes in divine justice) will be victorious. For each life being tice, un-Obama-like change will come to fruition, perhaps generations later. At the end of the day, the question becomes simple: Would you rather spend your free time complaining about the declining quality of Lupe Fiascos rap or get on the right side of history by raising awareness and donating money to the aid agencies working for Syria? Zulkar Khan Pre-med sophomore at UFLetters to the EditorWhat a week to be a Catholic. The Obama administration has looked panicked in recent days because of the backlash against a new proposal scheduled to go into effect because of the Obamacare legislation shoved through in March of 2010. Preventative care is supposed to be offered at no cost to the plan participant, and Health and Human Services has decided this preventative productive health. The White House is backtracking because many Catholics who often support higher social spending and taxes and thus helped push through the health care legislation are offended that their organizations are now being forced to pay for something they view as morally wrong. Obama needs every Catholic vote he can get, and he certainly cant afford to anger the Confer ence of Bishops that just recently announced it opposition to the administrations compromise of not forcing these religious groups to pay directly but still having contraception paid for through other sources. The problem is that nothing is free. The cost of free contraceptives to women in these religious organizations will be passed on to people in the form of higher health care costs. To be fair, men are a big reason why women need access to contraceptive devices. But to assess a tax that pays for a practice deemed morally objectionable by some religious groups sets a dangerous precedent for the everexpanding welfare state. If this birth control exception is allowed for faith-based groups, you can add it to the list of government programs that clergymen are allowed to opt out of. Other such programs include Social Security and Medicare taxes, which eat into 7.65 percent of a workers salary even more if they work for themselves. Why should we protect religious citizens working for religious institutions from the punitive current and future cost of free everything when everyone else has to pay? The answer: Liberty is being cut back in Amer ica, and certain exceptions must be made so these changes are politically tolerable. At the beginning of 1937 when the government started collecting Social Security taxes, it amounted to 1 percent of a persons salary. Today the amount is 6.2 percent of your pay and 12.4 percent if you work for yourself. Medicare taxes continue to rise, and Obamacare has added an extra 2.9 percent tax on investment income that nobody seems to notice or care about because it hasnt been levied yet. Back in 2009, when health care reform was being debated, I supported it wholeheartedly, partly because I supported Obama. Unfortunately, I was naive enough to believe that when you give something away for free, it actually becomes cheaper. The new rule on birth control will limit the incentive to provide new, cheap, easily accessible methods to prevent pregnancy. Since contraception will now be covered in full by mandate, it will become a lot more expensive over time, just as all our entitlements have become. The true nature of Obamacare, with its mandates, complex rules and tax increases, was obscured so that it would pass. Luckily for exempted employers, some of these statist policies will not be applied to them because of their belief system. The only reason the White House wants to extend these exceptions is it needs the votes of liberal Catholics to win in 2012. The rules that would be objectionable to a large part of the population should not have been forced Im all for people having access to cheap and effective birth control, but the administration should stop trying to tell people what to do. It seems that politicians of both political parties are at their worst when trying to legislate matters of the bedroom. Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays.Legislation should stay out of bedroomColumn Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org

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NIAZ MOSHTAGH Alligator Contributing Writer Born into a well-off family in the Philippines, Erwin Felicilda grew water when he tapped it against the table. He wouldnt always have it so easy. His family moved away from that opulent lifestyle to an apartment in Illinois via a stint in New Mexico before he was a teenager. He went from maids cleaning his room to doing chores for the It was a wake-up call, he said. I didnt know what to do. Growing up in America, he was bullied because of his ethnicity. Things didnt start looking up until his family made a move to Gainesville in 1998. Felicilda, 27, is a young Gainesville businessman who went from rich to poor to college dropout to success. Even in a tough economy, he saw it through. In the last three years, he started two businesses of his own. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, seven out of 10 new businesses in the U.S. survive at least two years, and half I could make a website in an hour for $50 and sell it for $100, Felicilda said. He always knew he wanted to work in business. He liked fast cash, and he thought higher education was the way to go. He enrolled at Santa Fe College. Even though he had good intentions, college didnt really turn out to be what he expected. I never wanted the experience room setting, he said. I wanted to step out from the status quo, and knowing that a number of people have done it successfully, I could do the same with the proper mindset. When he was 21, he dropped out of college to focus more on starting his own businesses. when he was 24, after a few years of working in sales and marketing. He built, sold and auctioned websites based on popular Google pany, NewaveDezign. He designed a website based on the Japanese anime character Narlinks to Naruto gifts on Amazon. com. The website gained enough ful website sales. Using a site called Flippa, he auctioned the websites to the highest bidder. With his money, he traveled around the world, visiting countries like Germany, Spain and the Philippines. He launched his next company, KnownMedia, in 2010. Its a marketing company that focuses on web design, social media management and video marketing. His company also makes apps. An app called Ab Workouts contains videos of exercises and an e-book that explains how to get a six-pack. It hit the top 10 ab workout apps on Android with more than 5,000 downloads, he said. For Tim Tebow fans, Felicilda created an app called Tim Tebow, which has news about the Broncos, interviews, pictures and links about the famous football player. Now, at 27 years old, he considers himself a nomadic entrepreneur, always traveling and creating new businesses. Though KnownMedia is still active, Felicilda said hes stepping back so he can concentrate on a new start-up business. Im always excited to start new ventures, he said, especially if its a challenging one. InforMeta SEO, which will launch in the beginning of March, is a private label search engine optimization company. Felicilda said it will help business websites gain the top of search engines. Felicilda and his business partner Dalton Bateman are in the process of signing a lease downtown. Until then, Felicilda works from home. He said he likes Gainesville because its the best place for start-up businesses and has a potential for growth. Between 2004 and 2007, small businesses in Gainesville had a growth rate of 7 percent. In 2007, 5,937 businesses were established in Gainesville compared to, on average, 11,214 in all mid-sized metropolitan areas, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Anjali Kundra, vice president of client relations at a start-up company called RoomSync in downtown Gainesville, agrees with Felicilda. Gainesville is a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, she said. Theres so much growth for businesses and opportunities for young people. 8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 Erik Knudsen / AlligatorErwin Felicilda, 27, co-founder of InforMeta SEO, poses for a photo on Sunday afternoon. Technology entrepreneur makes way with websites, apps MONDAY FEATURE

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 Phillip Nunley / AlligatorRussell Welker from Tree of Life Wine, right, pours a sample of merlot for Erik and Marcy Bayard at the Hippodromes 30th anniversary party on Saturday night. Money from celebration will fund theaters sound system improvementsThe food was gone within seconds, said Brad Hersch, a mar keting intern at the Hippodrome Theatre. I literally blinked, and eight trays of pizza were gone, he said. Shirley Lasseter, director and co-founder of the Hippodrome Cinema, said most of the food and wine at the event was donated by Wards Supermarket and other sponsors. Lasseter said her biggest challenge over the last three decades has been to create excitement and motivate people to come to the cinema rather than stay home and watch movies from the comfort of their sofas. With a great, smart community and smart, cultured people striving to learn new things and gain new perspective, we try to if we dont continue to grow a new audience and engage them, eventually well cease to be. Hersch said students do not take advantage of the great landmark. More students should take opportunity of the cultural landmark thats just in their backyard, said Hersch, a 20-year-old English and advertising junior. Lasseter said the experience of more engaging than one at a movie theater because there are often She said the cinema tries to invite speakers to talk about a par ticular issue and sometimes holds screening. You just cant beat it, Lasseter said. HIPP, from page 1About 1,400 accepted into Innovation Academys inaugural classThe numbers are similar to last years, but about 250 more students were admitted for the Summer B session. About 3,300 students were accepted for Summer B 2012. Orlando said he expects about 6,400 of those accepted for summer and fall to enroll. Innovation Academy has an enrollment goal of 500. I think it shows that lots and lots of students in Florida are still very interested in coming to UF, he said. We continue to get the best and the brightest. UF uses a holistic approach to admissions that evaluates students on more than just their test scores. Still, the process remains competitive and rigorous, he said. Newly accepted Gator Travis Lefke, an 18-year-old from Citrus County, said he only applied to UF. When he learned that he was accepted, Lefke jumped around and ran outside to call his friends and family. Im beyond excited, he said. Over whelmed. Overjoyed. FRESHMeEN, from page 1 More students should take opportunity of the cultural landmark thats just in their backyard.Brad Herschmarketing intern

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-25-72-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 4-25-72-1 All-inclusive private suites ***4/4s @ $399*** Sign & Receive a $100 Gift Card!!! Free 42 Flat-Screen TV!!! 2 pools, 2 bus routes, tons of amenities LexingtonCrossingUF.com Call today! 373.9009 4-25-11-72-1 **ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY** Almost Full for Fall! 2BR/2BA w/Roommate Matching Available Direct Bus Route to Campus! www.EnclaveUf.com 376.0696 4-25-11-72-1 Gainesville Place Apts 4 BUS ROUTES TO UF! 4/4 Furnished & All-Inclusive ONLY $459 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-1 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalkapt.com 352-337-9098 4-25-72-1 3/3s-ROOMATE MATCHING $424/person Call Today! 352-335-7656 4-25-12-65-1 Need 4 students for 4 bedroom, 4 bath, fully furnished Condo $350 per month per student, includes utilities at Univ Terrace West 3800 SW 20th Ave 352-586-6468. Requires 1 year lease starting Aug 15th. 2-23-12-12-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today!QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 FULLY RENOVATEDDELUXE 3BR/BR Apartment Homes Internet, Pest Control, & Refuse Included Only $1149! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-25-11-72-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 4-25-11-72-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $459 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-25-11-72-2 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. Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD Plasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 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 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 2-17-12-24-2 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 2-29-12-25-2 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 3BR/2BA HOUSE, near UF, VA, Shands. 3627 SW 15th St. across from I-Hop. Fenced large backyard, fireplace. Available Feb 1st. REDUCED to $900/mo. Prefer students or professionals 327-2931 or 376-6183 2-2912-15-2 ONE Block to UF-Available 8/1/2012-2/2.5 bath townhouse,w,d,dishwsh, guaranteed parking, wood floors VERY cute-1017 SW 1st Avenue www.forrentgainesville.com or 514-4915. Only 3 units remain!!! 3-14-1220-2 A Short Walk to Shands and UF Campus! 1/1 for rent in a 4/4. Available Aug 1. Oxford Terrace Condo. $500/mo. Free cable!Furnished living room and kitchen. Upperclassman or grad.student preferred. 904-955-0678 lv msg / avfetner@ufl.edu 2-16-5-2 ***5 Bedroom House*** Walk to class! Wood Floors. Lots of Parking. Lease begins August 10th. Please contact John @ 561-866-8234 for more info. 2-17-5-2SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 2-20-11-35-2 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 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 2 rooms available in 4br/2ba for $300/month + 1/4 utilities. close to campus and available march 1. all cable channels and internet at house. male or female. call matt at 352-2563492 2-17-7-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! 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ALLIGATORNEW 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 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 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the 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

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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. 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 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ 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 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 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 2-1712-10-14Sales 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 Planting, Mulching & MowingStudent needed for yard work & gardening. $12/hr, up to 25 hrs/wk. Email resume to: jaythaw@bellsouth.net 2-16-12-5-14 $$$ Brokers Needed $$$ If you have a burning desire to succeed, your dedicated and coachable,then we need to talk. Call me for a meeting that could position you to make a potential six figure income. Daniel 305-282-1839 2-16-5-14 GET PAID TO TYPE!! Transcribe audio dictations. 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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG The NCAA Tournament vs. The NITWhere will Florida stand at the conclusion of the regular season? A. 1-3 seed B. 4-6 seed C. 7-12 seed D. NIT Vote online at alligatorSports.org. Junior T.J. Vogel and the Gators SunTrust Gator Invitational during the weekend. See story, page 15. Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffFlorida forward Will Yeguete will miss Tuesdays game against Alabama after suffering a concussion and serious laceration above his right eye in Saturdays loss to Tennessee. Yeguete leads UF in rebounding percentage this season. THE FORWARD IS OUT FOR TUESDAYS GAME. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer In the two minutes Will Yeguete spent on the court Saturday, he created havoc. nessee, Yeguete, complete with his trademark mohawk and pass from UTs Cameron Tatum. Three Tennessee possessions later, Yeguete, a sophoThe OConnell Center crowd immediately erupted into As quickly as he came into the game and sparked the Gators defensively, Yeguete was gone and heading to the locker room. to-10 stitches across his eye. ... He wasnt even conscious without Yeguete. Donovan said in his postgame press conference that Yeguete failed his concussion test and, on Sunday night, half.Yeguete absence to hurt Florida on defense, glasssSEE HOOPS, paPA GE 14 JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer against USF and Florida Gulf Coast. The Gators squeezed out a 3-2 victory against the Bulls in extra-innings freshman Lauren Haeger of Florida and sophomore Sara Nevins of USF was evenly matched, as each went into the sixth allowing just one run. said. Gators finish opening weekend with two winsI N-I-T. uses them as an alarm. They cut to the core of his players, inspiring desperation and fear. No one wants to play in the NIT. After losses to Richmond and South Alayear it came following defeats at the hands Donovan invoked the memory of UFs ing seven of its last 12 to try to teach the Gators the importance of matur mentally tougher. In reality, Florida would have to lose regular season games and then fall in the Conference Tournament to even reach the Still, Donovan was right to play the NIT card when he did. Youve got to say that to wake a team NIT warning nothing but a GGreg Lucatwitter: @gregluca sSEE GGREGEG paPA GE 14s SEE SOFT, paPA GE 14 We have a lot of people that always come through, so I was just happy today that it could be me.Kelsey HortonUF softball player Poll ResultsAre you worried about a hangover from the Kentucky loss carrying over into Saturdays game against Tennessee?57% YEES 43% NO114 total votes

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14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 up, Kenny Boynton said. Thats the reality of the situation. Wake up is the operative phrase, because thats all the Gators really have to do. Floridas loss Saturday was nothing more than a hangover from the Kentucky game, a 20-point beatdown that obviously took a heavy physical and mental toll. UFs energy lull let a tough Tennessee team dominate inside, where the Vols had a 36-30 rebounding edge and outscored UF 36-14. Floridas offense was off beat and out minutes and 15 mostly careless turnovers. With sparkplug Mike Rosario and top energy man Will Yeguete out with injury, there was nothing to break UF from the funk. Saturdays drubbing is a wake-up call for the Gators to mature and focus, the same thing last years team had to do to make an Elite Eight run. Its not a signal to hit the panic button or jump off the bandwagon, just a reminder that theres still work to be done. If sports has shown us anything over the last year, its that peaking at the appropriate time is much more impor tant than avoiding losses like the one Florida had Satur day. Last years NCAA Champion, UConn, lost seven of its last 11 regular-season games before tearing off 11 straight to win the Big East and NCAA Tournaments. middle of the year to fall to 7-7, only to turn around and win it all. Before that, Alabama lost the Game of the Century to The St. Louis Cardinals were 67-63 late in August and had only a 1.3 percent chance of making the playoffs. They went on to win the World Series. they lost four in a row a week before the end of the season. Then Dirk Nowitzki became the best player in the world and propelled the Mavs to the title. How a team plays at the end of the year is far more important than any step along the way, and Floridas loss Saturday coupled with Donovans NIT wake-up call could be the impetus the Gators need to get their issues corrected before the Big Dance. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. GREG, from page 13Yeguete leads UF in offensive and defensive rebounding percentageWe were obviously in some dilemmas personnel-wise, Donovan said. Patric (Young) played way too many minutes, as did (Erik) Murphy. With the Gators giving up 70-plus points Southeastern Conference play, losing Yeguete, the team leader at 1.3 steals per game, than the frontcourts depth. Floridas usually effective full-court press was crippled against Tennessee without the 6-foot-7 Yeguete working the front of the defense. comeback, the Gators pressure only gener ated four points off turnovers in the second half. He hurt from a pressing standpoint, Donovan said. We werent at our best pressing-wise. Yeguete, who has eight steals in his last top 25 in the conference in steals percentage. His ability to create a steal on 3.51 percent the SEC this season, according to Kenpom. com, and is the second-highest Florida has Freshman guard Brad Beal, who is 27th in the league in steals percentage, said Yeguetes absence was also noticed on missed shots. Gators were out-rebounded, with the Volunteers taking a 36-30 edge on the glass. Though he is somewhat undersized at his forward position, Yeguetes offensive and defensive rebounding percentages are Floridas highest. [Rebounding] was real tough, especially when Will went out, Beal said. And we just had Pat and Murph and they got in foul trouble and then we had to put Casey in there. We were real under through that. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator. org. HOOPS, from page 13Hometown girl Horton lifts Florida with powerful hitting weekendTheir pitcher pitched well. I thought she really did good. However, Nevins made a critical mistake in the top of the eighth, giving up a two-run home run to junior Kelsey Horton. Horton took a 1-1 pitch over ing the tie that lasted for more I could feel it, Horton said. As soon as I hit it, I knew it was gone. We have a lot of people that always come through, so I was just happy that it could be me. Walton knew how big of a hit it was for Horton, who is from Tampa and had family in attendance. Its nice to have a home run in your bag of tricks if you need it, Walton said. She really pulled it out with one of the biggest hits of her career. It was special for her in her hometown, so it was nice. USF tried to stage a rally in the bottom half of the inning, scoring one to bring the game to 3-2. Its efforts were not enough, however, as sophomore Hannah Rogers stepped up and shut the Bulls down. In 2.2 innings, Rogers only allowed one hit in a winning relief performance. after Rogers threw her last pitch against USF, she got the start and dealt a three-hit shutout against Florida Gulf Coast to help UF win 5-0. Coming off of a tough game like (USF), I just had to stay conand throw like it was any other game, Rogers said. The game was originally scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Friday before being postponed by rain. nally came alive. Horton came through with another RBI, while freshman Sami Fagan and junior Brittany Schutte added two of their own. Eagles was plenty for Rogers, Gator victories. Im feeling good, Rogers said. But I feel like I can get better, theres always room for improveanything I do. But Im proud of our team. SOFTBALL, from page 13HHorton ReEBOUNDINgG PerPER CeENTAge GE LeLEADerERS(according to Kenpom.com) 1. Will Yeguete, SSo., FF Def. R% 19.8, ninth SEC Off. R% 12.5, seventh SEC 2. PP atric Young, SSo., CC DR% 17.8, 14th SEC OR% 10.7, 12th SEC 3. BBrad BBeal, FF r., G DR% 17.1, 15th SEC OR% 4.1, 41st SEC 4. Erik Murphy, Jr., FF DR% 14.0, 33rd SEC OR% 5.4, 37th SEC 5. Erving Walker, SSr., PPG DR% 9.0, 58th SEC OR% 2.0, 65th SEC

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff individually Sunday at the SunTrust Gator Invitational. KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer When T.J. Vogel stepped into the sand trap on 18, he was able to get the ball out and stick it relatively close to the pin. After reading his line, he was ready to make his par putt. Instead, he missed. hole of the SunTrust Gator Invieven par, making him three under for the tournament. I just didnt execute some shots that I should have, Vogel said. I felt like everything was just a little bit off. I missed a few short par putts, and a few chips that I needed to get close to the hole. Vogel was hoping to get his second career win at home this weekend, but that honor went to Auburns Dominic Bozzelli, who strokes. dence that even though I didnt play my best, I still came in second, Vogel said. But obviously I wanted to win. nal round, the rest of the Gators Florida dropped to third place, one stroke behind Arkansas and 17 behind Auburn. When you lose by a shot, thats a little bit tougher to take than when you lose by 10 or 12, coach Buddy Alexander said. 300 (+20). Memphis and South Alabama were the only two schools round, shooting a 305 (+25) and a 306 (+26). I think I mentioned on Monday that weve been a little inconsistent, and it showed up [Sunday], Alexander said. Redshirt senior Zach Lee came in 18th after shooting a tournaround consisted of two birdies, six bogeys and a double bogey, and although it was not as impressive was still pleased with his overall performance. Competitive golf is not like riding a bike, Alexander said. (Theres) a lot of rust to knock off, but in general I would say this week was a step in the right direction for Zach. After watching some of his players struggle on the course Sunday, Alexander believes that some of their problems are handling adversity. Anytime you let your emotions get the best of you, typically in this game, bad things happen, Alexander said. Those are some of the things well be working on, and well get better at it.Gators come up short in home tourney Anytime you let your emotions get the best of you, typically in this game, bad things happen. Buddy AlexanderUF mens golf coach

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Coming off the high of a three-game winning streak, the Gators suffered yet another close loss. Florida (16-9, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) fell to No. 24 South Carolina (19-6, 8-4 SEC) 62-58 on the road Sunday. The defeat drops UFs record in games decided by six points or fewer this season to 2-8. Both times we played South Carolina, we played a good Similar to their previous losses, the Gators had multiple opportunities to come away with a win against the Gamecocks. Florida arguably incurred the most damage from the 3-point line, posting a 26.7 percentage for the game. Meanwhile, South The Gamecocks came into the game ranked last in the SEC with a 26.4 3-point shooting percentage. Floridas defensive play down the stretch helped put the However, the Gators also endured the second half 1-of8 shooting with four turnovers. Butler said the error-prone play hampered UF in transition. They had individuals that, when they were left open, knocked overs after halftime compared to nine by the Gamecocks. Junior forward Jennifer George had the best statistical day, notching team-high marks with 17 points and 10 rebounds. George recorded her 13th double-double of the season and points in a 61-37 win over Alabama on Jan. 19. [Getting George the ball] was an emphasis the whole ball The loss to South Carolina drops UF to 6-6 in conference play, all but eliminating the Gators from the SEC race. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org.Florida drops another tight game against South Carolina STANFORD WINS REMATCH OF LAST YEARS NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer The Gators hopes of winning back-to-back national championships took a blow Sunday. No. 2 Stanford hosted No. 1 Flor ida and exacted their revenge for last years loss in the NCAA Championship, defeating the Gators 5-2. In a match between the nations top two teams, Stanford was tested but never truly threatened by an overmatched Florida team. Coach Roland Thornqvist said that reminds. The same thing happened when we played them for the second time last year. It gives you that extra all we had, and I think we learned a lot. I hope we get the chance to play Floridas lone victories were by 5 Nicole Gibbs in three sets, and before winning the third-set super tiebreak. The weekend was not entirely lost for Floridas womens team, as it swept No. 27 Pepperdine 7-0 on Friday for its 26th consecutive victory. A week after being completely outplayed, Bob van Overbeek and the No. 5 Gators mens team (5-1) bounced back in a big way, defeating Florida State and Illinois 6-1 on consecutive days. Against the Fighting Illini, No. 69 van Overbeek took down No. 2 Dennis Nevolo in straight sets, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Nevolo, an All-American who made it to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Championships last season, was the most recent in a string of nationally-ranked players van Overbeek faced. challenged all year with playing at the No. 1 slot in the singles rotation, broke through against Nevolo. Jackson said the key to victory came earlier in the day during doubles play. The thing that was most impor tant was how he recovered his emotional stability in the doubles, which Jackson said. For our team, it was huge what he did for us in the douThe doubles team of van Over beek and Butz defeated Illinois Bruno Adelnour and Stephen Hoh in a hard-fought 8-4 match. Despite the score, it was a challenging contest that clinched the doubles point for Florida. among the best players in the country. Big kid, great serve, good coma huge surprise and I dont think it Gators drop first match of season; van Overbeek beats No. 2van Overbeek UF Womens Bask etball



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 99 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Twenty-third man arrested in child-sex stingHe was arrested Friday, pg 3. Unite members register old party names for electionTen parties other than Unite and Students registered, pg 4. Forward Will Yeguete will miss Tuesdays game against Alabama, and the Gators will miss Yeguetes presence inside. See story, page 13. Monday FeatureLocal entrepreneur goes from riches to rags to successful businessman, pg. 8. 63 /41 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Lauren Adamson / Alligator TEDxUF Michael Jones speaks about sharing at TEDxUF in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday. Jones is working to develop the worlds largest database of open educational material. Read the story on page 4. THE THEATER SOLD 222 TICKETS FOR THE EVENT. CHRISTY HANBYUL NA Alligator Contributing Writer Guests clustered around tangy aromas of South African wines and sweet smells of tongol tuna salad as the Hippodrome State Thetion. The theater hosted the 30th anniversary of the Hippodrome Cinema on Saturday night with an evening of food, wine and music. Hippodrome State Theatre, a theater in downtown Gainesville, is home to the cinema, which opened in 1982 to showcase indepenThis event is a landmark event, not only said Jessica Hurov, a spokeswoman for the Hippodrome. Thirty years of independent The Hippodrome Cinema ordered 150 wine glasses for the guests, and 222 tickets were sold. The tickets were $25 in advance and $35 at the door. The proceeds will help fund imHippodrome celebrates 30thADMISSIONS Alligator Writer lie Choi did what thousands of other hopeful high school seniors did: said a quick prayer and Some of her friends had already posted statuses with their decisions, so Choi started to refresh the admissions page. And kept refreshing. She was in. Choi, a 17-year-old from Tampa, was one of a record-high 29,300 applicants, according to inSummer B and Fall 2012 semesters, he said. Innovation Academy, a new program in which students enroll during the summer and spring semesters and have fall semesters free, admitted 1,366 students, he said. dicate their interest in the program, which offers 22 majors and focuses on innovation and leadership. UF admits about 11,700 freshmen JULIA GLUM SHELBY WEBB Alligator Contributing Writer undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition. The Senate Higher Education Committee turned down the measure on Jan. 31. Oelrich is the chair of that committee. attended Florida high schools for at least two consecutive years to pay in-state tuition if they enrolled within 12 months of their high school graduation. undocumented immigrants. Victor Yengle, a 23-year-old economics junior, said he Oelrich greeted the 19 protesters and defended his position. gin to determine residency. He gave an example of his son, who paid out-of-state said. The comment rustled the group, prompting some pasother meeting. One remark came from Gainesville City Commissioner Randy Wells, who addressed the senator directly. Protesters confront senator about vote against controversial billBill addressed tuition for immigrants children Orlando SEE HIPP, PAGE 9 SEE FRESHMEN, PAGE 9 This event is a landmark event, not only for the Hippodrome, but also for Gainesville.Jessica Hurovspokeswoman

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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 99 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?NBC Smash Premiere Party Today, 4:30 p.m. Spyglass Apartments Clubhouse, 701 SW 62nd Blvd Come see the first episode of NBCs newest program Smash before its official premiere. Starring Katharine McPhee and produced by Steven Spielberg, the music-infused show tells the story of two aspiring actresses and their ruthless fight for the role of a lifetime playing Marilyn Monroe in a brandnew Broadway production. The event is free and open to the public. Radical About Christ Bible Study Today, 5:45p.m. Matherly 151 Are you ready for February, the month of Love? Radical About Christ presents: The Month of Unconditional Love. The third topic is Love vs. Sex and the Recipe for a Lasting Relationship. Me, Myself and God Today, 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. Birthright Info Session Today, 8 p.m. Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Jewish students: Claim your Birthright. Find out how to get to Israel for free this summer. Everyone who comes and is eligible is guaranteed a seat for this summers trip to Israel. Valentines Day Yoga & Salsa Today, 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 bring yourself to the free Valentines Day Yoga and Salsa event. Registration opens Wednesday. For more information, visit recsports.ufl.edu. 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 submitted, members of Alpha Zeta will deliver the order anywhere on campus (faculty and staff only). Orders range from bouquets to single roses. Toastmasters Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Talking Gators would love to have guests attend any meeting to get to know Toastmasters and the benefits of being a Toastmasters member and adSend an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator.org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.INTERNATIONALIsraeli journalist to discuss coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflictAn award-winning Israeli jour nalist and author will share her experiences covering the Israeli-Palat UFs Pugh Hall. Amira Hass, known for her work as a reporter for the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz while living in the Gaza Strip, will present her speech Israel and Palestine: Fear of the Future in the Bob Graham Center for Public Service. She will discuss the Israeli presence in the West Bank and its political effect on the local population. Shelby Taylor, digital and communications director for the center, said she hopes Hasss speech will help inform the public of the issues facing the Middle East, including We thought it would be interesting to bring someone of that caliber who creates that much excitement to the center, she said. Im hoping that she can shed some light on those issues for our students. The event is co-sponsored by the Bob Graham Center, the UF International Center and The Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica Endowment Fund. It will be free and open to the public, Taylor said. Jordan Indermuehle, a 20-yearold political science sophomore, said attending Hasss speech would provide him with another hand. Hasss speech would be inter esting because shes an Israeli living behind enemy lines, he said. Its important to get information from a wide variety of sources in order to better understand a con- CHRIS ALCANTARAvancing through the workbooks. We will be talking up Valentines Day. For directions, visit http://talkinggators.freetoasthost.biz/directions.html. The Civic Media Center Presents: The EGGPLANT Faerie Players Street Theater Workshop Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Civic Media Center, 433 S Main St. The EGGPLANT Faerie Players will facilitate a workshop on street theater. The workshop will look at the elements of creating and producing a street theater action using theater game techniques, props, costuming, brainstorming and improvisation to conceive of a short piece. The event is free, but $5 donations are appreciated. Disc Golf Feb. 25, 10 a.m. Lake Waubergs South Shore Come tee off with us at the sixth annual Disc Golf Tournament at Lake Wauburgs South Shore. There will be two heats of 18 holes each, with mens and womens amateur and advanced divisions. The top three participants in each division will receive a prize. The event is free for students. Faculty, staff and non-UF affiliates with a student sponsor may participate for $20. Registration opens Tuesday at noon. For more information, visit recsports.ufl.edu. Twenty-fifth Annual Womens Leadership Conference Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Registration is now open at ufwsa.blogspot.com. Registration is $15 and includes breakfast, a keynote speaker, leadership workshops, lunch, an organization fair, a speaker panel, a gift bag, networking opportunities and more. The keynote speaker will be Karen DeYoung, a Pulitzer Prize-winning jour nalist and an associate editor for The Washington Post. Indian Student Association Presents An Evening With Penn Masala Feb. 25, 7 p.m. University Auditorium The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Penn Masala is the worlds first Hindi a cappella group formed by students at the University of Pennsylvania. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? PARTLY CLOUDY 63/41 RAIN 75/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 79/53 RAIN 82/57 THUNDER STORMS 74/51 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Feb. 13, 1974: Members of the Hare Krishna religious group are ordered by the University Police Department to remove their tents from the Plaza of the Americas. Tents and other temporary housing facilities are banned unless receiving prior permission from the Physical Plant Division Dig Permit selling incense. Feb. 14, 1983: Baby Gator nursery board members vote to raise tuition from $115 to $125 a month made the previous year to close the nursery, Baby search center for child development. Feb. 15, 1983 rages at the City Hall meeting. City Commissioner Gary Gordon said the goal is to maintain the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization problem. Feb. 16, 1989: Student Body President Scooter build six seats above each of the 12 entrance tunnels leading in to the stadium on the students side. Feb. 14, 2011 RAVEN PRITCHETTEDUCATION BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Writerschool is successful. ate an educational plan to help students prepare for college and careers. students on grade level for reading and math on the FCAT under Florida rules, said Dan Boyd Jr., superintendent of schools for Alachua County. Boyd said the government had set unreasonable expectations for students. Previously, students had to earn a 300 on the 10th-grade FCAT to graduate high school. tions to determine its success, he said. reasonable standards and assessments for their job. John Russell, Teach For America memthe focus is more on helping students pass year. Florida exempt from No Child Left Behind TYLER JETTAlligator Staff Writer arrested another man Friday in its undercover child-sex sting. Manuel S. Hudson, 33, of Ocala, scene communication after exchanging her stepfather. Hudson is the 23rd suspect arrested as part of Operation Tailfeather, a Gainesville Police Department. He is the second person arrested since both agencies held a press confer ence announcing the operation Tuesnot expect any more arrests because covered. On Jan. 30, Hudson responded to a Craigslist ad posted by ASO detective his stepdaughter. He and Hudson exchanged emails, and Hudson implied according to an arrest report. Patten also pretended to be the 14year-old girl. Hudson offered to teach her about sex, according to police. rested Hudson at 10 a.m. Friday.Twenty-third man arrested in child-sex stingThe man was arrested FridayBoyd

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4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ABOUT 1,200 ATTENDED THE EVENT. WADE MILLWARDAlligator Contributing WriterLiz Ohrablo aimed a yellow, gunshaped thermometer and pulled the trigger. The red laser was connected to saw the thermometer jump from 150 to crobes in the air. Thats crazy, she said. Can you put that in your house? The 20-year-old economics junior was just one in the crowd at the Phillips TEDxUF event. UFs TED Club put on TEDxUF, which uses the name and format of a This years event brought more than double the crowd last years did. The event, said UFs TED club president Ben Erez. About 1,000 attendees registered early, and the rest were standbys waiting outside. The event relocated to the Phillips Center from the smaller Constans Thecreased from eight to 13, he said. The event cost $18,000, said Erez, who was in charge of fundraising and Provost helped fund it. Jacob Atem, a UF graduate student, how he was displaced by a civil war neurosurgeon Dr. Kelly Foote showed videos about controlling the brain with electric signals. Twenty local businesses and institutes also showcased new devices and business practices. found something. Twenty-year-old industrial engineering junior Cameron Kass said the event were too focused on raising awareness for their organizations. said. I didnt come here to see a commercial. Ohrablo said she was most excited to see Morris Morrison, the motivationsaid she wanted to see innovations in thought and technology. The world is constantly changing, and TED stays on top of that, she said.TEDxUF event features scientists, entrepreneursSTUDENT GOVERNMENT SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writertive parties were registered when candidates started qualifying. Unite Party members and supporters registered old party names for the Feb. 21 and candidates for the elections when the Unite when a party name is registered, no one else can use that name. Bonarrigo registered as president of the registers a party is the partys president. change names or use a different name, she was chosen this way. political party may not select a name that is similar to a party that has campaigned in the last three election cycles. Also, a party cannot have the same name as any student organization registered with tions determines might cause confusion. The 10 prospective party names were used in elections from more than three cycles ago. registered besides the Unite Party and the Because these party names do not re-regand Involvement program coordinator Rachel Rollo. dent organizations but get deleted after the This years registered names will remain Anyone is allowed to register a prospecas a political party, a prospective party must vice president and treasurer and have at least elections, but she said there are usually more names registered than the ones that run. the Key Party. was coming up, and she wanted to exercise her right as a student to register a party.Old parties registered for elections Spring 2012 Unite Party Angela Liu Students Party Carly Wilson Progress Party Catherine Whiddon Gator Party Nicole Krassner Swamp Party Christina Bonarrigo Key Party Katie Waldman Orange & Blue Lauren Verno Student Alliance Andrew Schein Frat Tyler Letson Keg Rachel Kellerman Greek Cayman Weimer System Party Joe Pardo Fall 2011 Unite Party Sabine Justilien Students Party Andrew Hart Impact Party Joe Pardo Swamp Party Chrstina Bonarrigo Gator Party Jason Tiemeier System Party Cayman Weimer Action Party Rob Wheeler

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Haley Stracher / AlligatorEmily Rizzo, an 18-year-old animal science freshman, plays with puppies at the Share the Love animal adoption event at the Subaru of Gainesville dealership Saturday afternoon. Subaru paid the adoption fee and donated $100 for every dog adopted. GAINESVILLE DEALERSHIP DONATED $100 FOR EACH ADOPTION. CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing Writer

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialMONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Do you know anyone who got into UF? Fridays question: Do you plan on celebrating Valentines Day during the weekend?86 TOTAL VOTES23% YES 77% NO Caution AdvisedLaw enforcement should be careful on roads Have you ever seen a police car dart past you on the highway without its emergency lights on, thinking it The report found that in Florida from 2006 to 2010, law endents were rarely ticketed for their transgressions, even if they Perhaps we should allow some privileges to law enforceHowever, this should make all of us a little more wary of the power of law enforcement, especially in the sense that there apLove can hurt like a bout with Taco Bell As a result, the Taco Bell menu and I have a complicated Unlike the Taco Bell dollar menu, Im not a man of many friend who wishes I would choose him over those who North won the war, signing the Defecation Proclamation I meditated on the event for a while and discovered what cancel plans to see you and they even cook for you, makhints, winking with ads proclaimdriving you to further action (and Bliss: The part where youre The oddly shaped lump unwraps faster than your chastity Though you know Taco Bell will hurt you in the end, the Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. His column appears on Mondays. Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 The students should elect their representativeIn Tallahassee on Thursday night, UF Student Body President Anthony Reynolds, leader of the Unite Party, lobbied state leaders about pending legislation. No, he wasnt lobbying to stop the rise in tuition and fees, as the Unite Partys election platform promises. Nor was he there to advocate for Bright Futures. Instead, Reynolds was lobbying for a bill that would take power on the Florida Board of Governors away from students and give it to Gov. Rick Scott. Currently, the student representative on the Board of Gover nors is elected through the Florida Student Association, a student advocacy group made up of Student Body presidents from 10 of Floridas 11 state universities. The FSA brings the 300,000 student voices in the state university rights on matters such as budget cuts, tuition hikes, increased fees, textbook affordability and more. Membership is now free and all universities have an equal oppor tunity to run for chairmanship. The Unite Party wants to stop students from electing the person who will lobby for our rights at the Florida Capitol and instead leave the choice up to Scott. While were at it, we might as well ask President Machen to appoint the Student Body president for us, too. Fellow Gators, Unite is not your behalf in Tallahassee. Instead it is lobbying to give away the one position where our voices are really heard. For three years, the Unite Par ty has promised to advocate for our only way doing of so. I believe the most important student position in the state of Florida shouldnt be handed believe students should elect for themselves the individual they Floridas public university system. This is why, if elected Student Body president, I will run for chairman of FSA. I will work with the Board of Governors and the state legislature to stop tuition increases, to improve the affordability of textbooks and to preserve our rights. On Feb. 21 and 22, your vote will determine if we lose our voice on the Board of Governors. If you vote Unite, there is no guarantee we will keep our right to choose who represents us. If you vote for the Students Party, this harmful legislation. If you choose not to vote, your voice may never be heard in Tallahassee again. Alex Cornillie Student Body presidential candidate The Students Party Syria has been completely neglectedIf a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? This famous query, attributed to the 18thcentury Irish philosopher George Berkeley, seems all too relevant today concerning our humanitar ian apathy. In the spirit of celebrating the 312 years since the inception of this thought experiment, it seems apt to ask: If more than 200 civilians are slaughtered in a systematic manner within a 3-hour window and their deaths dont receive appropriate media cover age, does the loss of life make any difference in the world? While most of us would be content with reading more of Berkeleys thought experiments, let us for a brief moment come to terms with reality. For more than a year, the people of Syria have been protesting against the Syr ian government, and the current regime has brutally suppressed the call to political freedom and end to autocracy. While I hesitate to bombard you with numbers, the situation in Syria coupled with a lack of coverage of the massacres in this newspaper compel me to enuAccording to the latest reports, more than 6,000 civilians have been killed and 1,500 injured. According to The New York Times, tens of thousands are behind bars simply for making their voices heard in a country ruled by single tyrannical family for more than 40 years. Since last week, government forces have escalated their cruelty against the civilian population. During a span of 3 hours last Friday, more than 200 Syrian civilians were massacred in the city of Homs. This Wednesday, between 40 and 100 more innocent lives were lost. As you read this column at your RTS bus stop, the blood of Syrians, old and young, is pour ing down the streets of the capitol of the Syrian revolution. The paucity of coverage of the bloodbath in Syria becomes depressing when we consider ourselves global citizens. The and justice, whether you support the revolutionaries or not, will carry on and eventually (at least theologically speaking, if one believes in divine justice) will be victorious. For each life being tice, un-Obama-like change will come to fruition, perhaps generations later. At the end of the day, the question becomes simple: Would you rather spend your free time complaining about the declining quality of Lupe Fiascos rap or get on the right side of history by raising awareness and donating money to the aid agencies working for Syria? Zulkar Khan Pre-med sophomore at UFLetters to the EditorWhat a week to be a Catholic. The Obama administration has looked panicked in recent days because of the backlash against a new proposal scheduled to go into effect because of the Obamacare legislation shoved through in March of 2010. Preventative care is supposed to be offered at no cost to the plan participant, and Health and Human Services has decided this preventative productive health. The White House is backtracking because many Catholics who often support higher social spending and taxes and thus helped push through the health care legislation are offended that their organizations are now being forced to pay for something they view as morally wrong. Obama needs every Catholic vote he can get, and he certainly cant afford to anger the Confer ence of Bishops that just recently announced it opposition to the administrations compromise of not forcing these religious groups to pay directly but still having contraception paid for through other sources. The problem is that nothing is free. The cost of free contraceptives to women in these religious organizations will be passed on to people in the form of higher health care costs. To be fair, men are a big reason why women need access to contraceptive devices. But to assess a tax that pays for a practice deemed morally objectionable by some religious groups sets a dangerous precedent for the everexpanding welfare state. If this birth control exception is allowed for faith-based groups, you can add it to the list of government programs that clergymen are allowed to opt out of. Other such programs include Social Security and Medicare taxes, which eat into 7.65 percent of a workers salary even more if they work for themselves. Why should we protect religious citizens working for religious institutions from the punitive current and future cost of free everything when everyone else has to pay? The answer: Liberty is being cut back in Amer ica, and certain exceptions must be made so these changes are politically tolerable. At the beginning of 1937 when the government started collecting Social Security taxes, it amounted to 1 percent of a persons salary. Today the amount is 6.2 percent of your pay and 12.4 percent if you work for yourself. Medicare taxes continue to rise, and Obamacare has added an extra 2.9 percent tax on investment income that nobody seems to notice or care about because it hasnt been levied yet. Back in 2009, when health care reform was being debated, I supported it wholeheartedly, partly because I supported Obama. Unfortunately, I was naive enough to believe that when you give something away for free, it actually becomes cheaper. The new rule on birth control will limit the incentive to provide new, cheap, easily accessible methods to prevent pregnancy. Since contraception will now be covered in full by mandate, it will become a lot more expensive over time, just as all our entitlements have become. The true nature of Obamacare, with its mandates, complex rules and tax increases, was obscured so that it would pass. Luckily for exempted employers, some of these statist policies will not be applied to them because of their belief system. The only reason the White House wants to extend these exceptions is it needs the votes of liberal Catholics to win in 2012. The rules that would be objectionable to a large part of the population should not have been forced Im all for people having access to cheap and effective birth control, but the administration should stop trying to tell people what to do. It seems that politicians of both political parties are at their worst when trying to legislate matters of the bedroom. Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays.Legislation should stay out of bedroomColumn Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org

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NIAZ MOSHTAGH Alligator Contributing Writer Born into a well-off family in the Philippines, Erwin Felicilda grew water when he tapped it against the table. He wouldnt always have it so easy. His family moved away from that opulent lifestyle to an apartment in Illinois via a stint in New Mexico before he was a teenager. He went from maids cleaning his room to doing chores for the It was a wake-up call, he said. I didnt know what to do. Growing up in America, he was bullied because of his ethnicity. Things didnt start looking up until his family made a move to Gainesville in 1998. Felicilda, 27, is a young Gainesville businessman who went from rich to poor to college dropout to success. Even in a tough economy, he saw it through. In the last three years, he started two businesses of his own. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, seven out of 10 new businesses in the U.S. survive at least two years, and half I could make a website in an hour for $50 and sell it for $100, Felicilda said. He always knew he wanted to work in business. He liked fast cash, and he thought higher education was the way to go. He enrolled at Santa Fe College. Even though he had good intentions, college didnt really turn out to be what he expected. I never wanted the experience room setting, he said. I wanted to step out from the status quo, and knowing that a number of people have done it successfully, I could do the same with the proper mindset. When he was 21, he dropped out of college to focus more on starting his own businesses. when he was 24, after a few years of working in sales and marketing. He built, sold and auctioned websites based on popular Google pany, NewaveDezign. He designed a website based on the Japanese anime character Narlinks to Naruto gifts on Amazon. com. The website gained enough ful website sales. Using a site called Flippa, he auctioned the websites to the highest bidder. With his money, he traveled around the world, visiting countries like Germany, Spain and the Philippines. He launched his next company, KnownMedia, in 2010. Its a marketing company that focuses on web design, social media management and video marketing. His company also makes apps. An app called Ab Workouts contains videos of exercises and an e-book that explains how to get a six-pack. It hit the top 10 ab workout apps on Android with more than 5,000 downloads, he said. For Tim Tebow fans, Felicilda created an app called Tim Tebow, which has news about the Broncos, interviews, pictures and links about the famous football player. Now, at 27 years old, he considers himself a nomadic entrepreneur, always traveling and creating new businesses. Though KnownMedia is still active, Felicilda said hes stepping back so he can concentrate on a new start-up business. Im always excited to start new ventures, he said, especially if its a challenging one. InforMeta SEO, which will launch in the beginning of March, is a private label search engine optimization company. Felicilda said it will help business websites gain the top of search engines. Felicilda and his business partner Dalton Bateman are in the process of signing a lease downtown. Until then, Felicilda works from home. He said he likes Gainesville because its the best place for start-up businesses and has a potential for growth. Between 2004 and 2007, small businesses in Gainesville had a growth rate of 7 percent. In 2007, 5,937 businesses were established in Gainesville compared to, on average, 11,214 in all mid-sized metropolitan areas, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Anjali Kundra, vice president of client relations at a start-up company called RoomSync in downtown Gainesville, agrees with Felicilda. Gainesville is a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, she said. Theres so much growth for businesses and opportunities for young people. 8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 Erik Knudsen / AlligatorErwin Felicilda, 27, co-founder of InforMeta SEO, poses for a photo on Sunday afternoon. Technology entrepreneur makes way with websites, apps MONDAY FEATURE

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 Phillip Nunley / AlligatorRussell Welker from Tree of Life Wine, right, pours a sample of merlot for Erik and Marcy Bayard at the Hippodromes 30th anniversary party on Saturday night. Money from celebration will fund theaters sound system improvementsThe food was gone within seconds, said Brad Hersch, a mar keting intern at the Hippodrome Theatre. I literally blinked, and eight trays of pizza were gone, he said. Shirley Lasseter, director and co-founder of the Hippodrome Cinema, said most of the food and wine at the event was donated by Wards Supermarket and other sponsors. Lasseter said her biggest challenge over the last three decades has been to create excitement and motivate people to come to the cinema rather than stay home and watch movies from the comfort of their sofas. With a great, smart community and smart, cultured people striving to learn new things and gain new perspective, we try to if we dont continue to grow a new audience and engage them, eventually well cease to be. Hersch said students do not take advantage of the great landmark. More students should take opportunity of the cultural landmark thats just in their backyard, said Hersch, a 20-year-old English and advertising junior. Lasseter said the experience of more engaging than one at a movie theater because there are often She said the cinema tries to invite speakers to talk about a par ticular issue and sometimes holds screening. You just cant beat it, Lasseter said. HIPP, from page 1About 1,400 accepted into Innovation Academys inaugural classThe numbers are similar to last years, but about 250 more students were admitted for the Summer B session. About 3,300 students were accepted for Summer B 2012. Orlando said he expects about 6,400 of those accepted for summer and fall to enroll. Innovation Academy has an enrollment goal of 500. I think it shows that lots and lots of students in Florida are still very interested in coming to UF, he said. We continue to get the best and the brightest. UF uses a holistic approach to admissions that evaluates students on more than just their test scores. Still, the process remains competitive and rigorous, he said. Newly accepted Gator Travis Lefke, an 18-year-old from Citrus County, said he only applied to UF. When he learned that he was accepted, Lefke jumped around and ran outside to call his friends and family. Im beyond excited, he said. Over whelmed. Overjoyed. FRESHMEN, from page 1 More students should take opportunity of the cultural landmark thats just in their backyard.Brad Herschmarketing intern

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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 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 2 rooms available in 4br/2ba for $300/month + 1/4 utilities. close to campus and available march 1. all cable channels and internet at house. male or female. call matt at 352-2563492 2-17-7-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! 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ALLIGATORNEW 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 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 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the 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!! 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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 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ 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 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 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 2-1712-10-14Sales 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 Planting, Mulching & MowingStudent needed for yard work & gardening. $12/hr, up to 25 hrs/wk. Email resume to: jaythaw@bellsouth.net 2-16-12-5-14 $$$ Brokers Needed $$$ If you have a burning desire to succeed, your dedicated and coachable,then we need to talk. Call me for a meeting that could position you to make a potential six figure income. Daniel 305-282-1839 2-16-5-14 GET PAID TO TYPE!! Transcribe audio dictations. Create your own skd M-F, 7am -midnight. $7.67-$12+, based on speed and accuracy. Close to campus. Ideal for PT and Students! Requires 70+ wpm, minimum of 16 hours per week, English as first language. gnvjobs@uigfla.com 2-17-12-5-14 We have the following full and part time positions: Tech Support Rep Software Developer Linux Administrator Admin Asst ACT/SAT Coordinator Video Tech Aviation Sales Accounting Editor Please complete an online application at www.gleim.com/employment. 3-2-12-1514 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 15Epic Photographer for HireEmail suzettecook@onebox.com Gator Alum, hrly chg. You keep the digital files www.mizdigital.com 352-260-2511 4-25-12-72-15 Horse boarding, $375/mo. From GV/UF 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. 6-21-11-98-15 AAA Courier ExpressProvide All Delivery Needs Bonded and Insured 352-339-5158 4-412-53-15 E-SCRAP AND MOREHAULING AND REMOVALAppliances, Electronics, Scooters, Vehicles and Much More! Text JUNK to 352-494-8815 2-16-5-15 MIT Mathematics Graduate. TUTORING available for HIGH SCHOOL and COLLEGE STUDENTS. Taught last semester at UF. E-mail/call for REFERENCES and RATES. (352) 519-8974 and avila@alum.mit.edu 2-27-12-10-15 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 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! Chant HU for Insight, Peace and Calm Community HU Chant Wed., Feb. 15, 6:30 PM Millhopper Br. Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Light refreshments and free CD Everyone welcome! Eckankar in Gainesville, 378-3504 2-15-3-20 Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND. WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKETEvery Sat & Sun Hwy 30115 min from Gainesville 468-2255 4-25-72-21 Rocky Creek PaintballIn Gainesville Better Prices Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 4-25-12-72-21SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTSOpen To Public We-Sa-Su, Noon-Dusk Skeet Trap Olympic Trap -5 Stand gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044 5-17-12-67-21 Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG The NCAA Tournament vs. The NITWhere will Florida stand at the conclusion of the regular season? A. 1-3 seed B. 4-6 seed C. 7-12 seed D. NIT Vote online at alligatorSports.org. Junior T.J. Vogel and the Gators SunTrust Gator Invitational during the weekend. See story, page 15. Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffFlorida forward Will Yeguete will miss Tuesdays game against Alabama after suffering a concussion and serious lac eration above his right eye in Saturdays loss to Tennessee. Yeguete leads UF in rebounding percentage this season. THE FORWARD IS OUT FOR TUESDAYS GAME. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer In the two minutes Will Yeguete spent on the court Saturday, he created havoc. nessee, Yeguete, complete with his trademark mohawk and pass from UTs Cameron Tatum. Three Tennessee possessions later, Yeguete, a sophoThe OConnell Center crowd immediately erupted into As quickly as he came into the game and sparked the Gators defensively, Yeguete was gone and heading to the locker room. to-10 stitches across his eye. ... He wasnt even conscious without Yeguete. Donovan said in his postgame press conference that Yeguete failed his concussion test and, on Sunday night, half.Yeguete absence to hurt Florida on defense, glassSEE HOOPS, PA GE 14 JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer against USF and Florida Gulf Coast. The Gators squeezed out a 3-2 victory against the Bulls in extra-innings freshman Lauren Haeger of Florida and sophomore Sara Nevins of USF was evenly matched, as each went into the sixth allowing just one run. said. Gators finish opening weekend with two winsI N-I-T. uses them as an alarm. They cut to the core of his players, inspiring desperation and fear. No one wants to play in the NIT. After losses to Richmond and South Alayear it came following defeats at the hands Donovan invoked the memory of UFs ing seven of its last 12 to try to teach the Gators the importance of matur mentally tougher. In reality, Florida would have to lose regular season games and then fall in the Conference Tournament to even reach the Still, Donovan was right to play the NIT card when he did. Youve got to say that to wake a team NIT warning nothing but a Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca SEE GREG PA GE 14 SEE SOFT, PA GE 14 We have a lot of people that always come through, so I was just happy today that it could be me.Kelsey HortonUF softball player Poll ResultsAre you worried about a hangover from the Kentucky loss carrying over into Saturdays game against Tennessee?57% YES 43% NO114 total votes

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14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 up, Kenny Boynton said. Thats the reality of the situation. Wake up is the operative phrase, because thats all the Gators really have to do. Floridas loss Saturday was nothing more than a hangover from the Kentucky game, a 20-point beatdown that obviously took a heavy physical and mental toll. UFs energy lull let a tough Tennessee team dominate inside, where the Vols had a 36-30 rebounding edge and outscored UF 36-14. Floridas offense was off beat and out minutes and 15 mostly careless turnovers. With sparkplug Mike Rosario and top energy man Will Yeguete out with injury, there was nothing to break UF from the funk. Saturdays drubbing is a wake-up call for the Gators to mature and focus, the same thing last years team had to do to make an Elite Eight run. Its not a signal to hit the panic button or jump off the bandwagon, just a reminder that theres still work to be done. If sports has shown us anything over the last year, its that peaking at the appropriate time is much more impor tant than avoiding losses like the one Florida had Satur day. Last years NCAA Champion, UConn, lost seven of its last 11 regular-season games before tearing off 11 straight to win the Big East and NCAA Tournaments. middle of the year to fall to 7-7, only to turn around and win it all. Before that, Alabama lost the Game of the Century to The St. Louis Cardinals were 67-63 late in August and had only a 1.3 percent chance of making the playoffs. They went on to win the World Series. they lost four in a row a week before the end of the season. Then Dirk Nowitzki became the best player in the world and propelled the Mavs to the title. How a team plays at the end of the year is far more important than any step along the way, and Floridas loss Saturday coupled with Donovans NIT wake-up call could be the impetus the Gators need to get their issues corrected before the Big Dance. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. GREG, from page 13Yeguete leads UF in offensive and defensive rebounding percentageWe were obviously in some dilemmas personnel-wise, Donovan said. Patric (Young) played way too many minutes, as did (Erik) Murphy. With the Gators giving up 70-plus points Southeastern Conference play, losing Yeguete, the team leader at 1.3 steals per game, than the frontcourts depth. Floridas usually effective full-court press was crippled against Tennessee without the 6-foot-7 Yeguete working the front of the defense. comeback, the Gators pressure only gener ated four points off turnovers in the second half. He hurt from a pressing standpoint, Donovan said. We werent at our best pressing-wise. Yeguete, who has eight steals in his last top 25 in the conference in steals percentage. His ability to create a steal on 3.51 percent the SEC this season, according to Kenpom. com, and is the second-highest Florida has Freshman guard Brad Beal, who is 27th in the league in steals percentage, said Yeguetes absence was also noticed on missed shots. Gators were out-rebounded, with the Volunteers taking a 36-30 edge on the glass. Though he is somewhat undersized at his forward position, Yeguetes offensive and defensive rebounding percentages are Floridas highest. [Rebounding] was real tough, especially when Will went out, Beal said. And we just had Pat and Murph and they got in foul trouble and then we had to put Casey in there. We were real under through that. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator. org. HOOPS, from page 13Hometown girl Horton lifts Florida with powerful hitting weekendTheir pitcher pitched well. I thought she really did good. However, Nevins made a critical mistake in the top of the eighth, giving up a two-run home run to junior Kelsey Horton. Horton took a 1-1 pitch over ing the tie that lasted for more I could feel it, Horton said. As soon as I hit it, I knew it was gone. We have a lot of people that always come through, so I was just happy that it could be me. Walton knew how big of a hit it was for Horton, who is from Tampa and had family in attendance. Its nice to have a home run in your bag of tricks if you need it, Walton said. She really pulled it out with one of the biggest hits of her career. It was special for her in her hometown, so it was nice. USF tried to stage a rally in the bottom half of the inning, scoring one to bring the game to 3-2. Its efforts were not enough, however, as sophomore Hannah Rogers stepped up and shut the Bulls down. In 2.2 innings, Rogers only allowed one hit in a winning relief performance. after Rogers threw her last pitch against USF, she got the start and dealt a three-hit shutout against Florida Gulf Coast to help UF win 5-0. Coming off of a tough game like (USF), I just had to stay conand throw like it was any other game, Rogers said. The game was originally scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Friday before being postponed by rain. nally came alive. Horton came through with another RBI, while freshman Sami Fagan and junior Brittany Schutte added two of their own. Eagles was plenty for Rogers, Gator victories. Im feeling good, Rogers said. But I feel like I can get better, theres always room for improveanything I do. But Im proud of our team. SOFTBALL, from page 13Horton REBOUNDING PER CENTA GE LEADERS(according to Kenpom.com) 1. Will Yeguete, So., F Def. R% 19.8, ninth SEC Off. R% 12.5, seventh SEC 2. P atric Young, So., C DR% 17.8, 14th SEC OR% 10.7, 12th SEC 3. Brad Beal, F r., G DR% 17.1, 15th SEC OR% 4.1, 41st SEC 4. Erik Murphy, Jr., F DR% 14.0, 33rd SEC OR% 5.4, 37th SEC 5. Erving Walker, Sr., PG DR% 9.0, 58th SEC OR% 2.0, 65th SEC

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff individually Sunday at the SunTrust Gator Invitational. KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer When T.J. Vogel stepped into the sand trap on 18, he was able to get the ball out and stick it relatively close to the pin. After reading his line, he was ready to make his par putt. Instead, he missed. hole of the SunTrust Gator Invieven par, making him three under for the tournament. I just didnt execute some shots that I should have, Vogel said. I felt like everything was just a little bit off. I missed a few short par putts, and a few chips that I needed to get close to the hole. Vogel was hoping to get his second career win at home this weekend, but that honor went to Auburns Dominic Bozzelli, who strokes. dence that even though I didnt play my best, I still came in second, Vogel said. But obviously I wanted to win. nal round, the rest of the Gators Florida dropped to third place, one stroke behind Arkansas and 17 behind Auburn. When you lose by a shot, thats a little bit tougher to take than when you lose by 10 or 12, coach Buddy Alexander said. 300 (+20). Memphis and South Alabama were the only two schools round, shooting a 305 (+25) and a 306 (+26). I think I mentioned on Monday that weve been a little inconsistent, and it showed up [Sunday], Alexander said. Redshirt senior Zach Lee came in 18th after shooting a tournaround consisted of two birdies, six bogeys and a double bogey, and although it was not as impressive was still pleased with his overall performance. Competitive golf is not like riding a bike, Alexander said. (Theres) a lot of rust to knock off, but in general I would say this week was a step in the right direction for Zach. After watching some of his players struggle on the course Sunday, Alexander believes that some of their problems are handling adversity. Anytime you let your emotions get the best of you, typically in this game, bad things happen, Alexander said. Those are some of the things well be working on, and well get better at it.Gators come up short in home tourney Anytime you let your emo tions get the best of you, typically in this game, bad things happen. Buddy AlexanderUF mens golf coach

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012 JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Coming off the high of a three-game winning streak, the Gators suffered yet another close loss. Florida (16-9, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) fell to No. 24 South Carolina (19-6, 8-4 SEC) 62-58 on the road Sunday. The defeat drops UFs record in games decided by six points or fewer this season to 2-8. Both times we played South Carolina, we played a good Similar to their previous losses, the Gators had multiple opportunities to come away with a win against the Gamecocks. Florida arguably incurred the most damage from the 3-point line, posting a 26.7 percentage for the game. Meanwhile, South The Gamecocks came into the game ranked last in the SEC with a 26.4 3-point shooting percentage. Floridas defensive play down the stretch helped put the However, the Gators also endured the second half 1-of8 shooting with four turnovers. Butler said the error-prone play hampered UF in transition. They had individuals that, when they were left open, knocked overs after halftime compared to nine by the Gamecocks. Junior forward Jennifer George had the best statistical day, notching team-high marks with 17 points and 10 rebounds. George recorded her 13th double-double of the season and points in a 61-37 win over Alabama on Jan. 19. [Getting George the ball] was an emphasis the whole ball The loss to South Carolina drops UF to 6-6 in conference play, all but eliminating the Gators from the SEC race. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org.Florida drops another tight game against South Carolina STANFORD WINS REMATCH OF LAST YEARS NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer The Gators hopes of winning back-to-back national championships took a blow Sunday. No. 2 Stanford hosted No. 1 Flor ida and exacted their revenge for last years loss in the NCAA Championship, defeating the Gators 5-2. In a match between the nations top two teams, Stanford was tested but never truly threatened by an overmatched Florida team. Coach Roland Thornqvist said that reminds. The same thing happened when we played them for the second time last year. It gives you that extra all we had, and I think we learned a lot. I hope we get the chance to play Floridas lone victories were by 5 Nicole Gibbs in three sets, and before winning the third-set super tiebreak. The weekend was not entirely lost for Floridas womens team, as it swept No. 27 Pepperdine 7-0 on Friday for its 26th consecutive victory. A week after being completely outplayed, Bob van Overbeek and the No. 5 Gators mens team (5-1) bounced back in a big way, defeating Florida State and Illinois 6-1 on consecutive days. Against the Fighting Illini, No. 69 van Overbeek took down No. 2 Dennis Nevolo in straight sets, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Nevolo, an All-American who made it to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Championships last season, was the most recent in a string of nationally-ranked players van Overbeek faced. challenged all year with playing at the No. 1 slot in the singles rotation, broke through against Nevolo. Jackson said the key to victory came earlier in the day during doubles play. The thing that was most impor tant was how he recovered his emotional stability in the doubles, which Jackson said. For our team, it was huge what he did for us in the douThe doubles team of van Over beek and Butz defeated Illinois Bruno Adelnour and Stephen Hoh in a hard-fought 8-4 match. Despite the score, it was a challenging contest that clinched the doubles point for Florida. among the best players in the country. Big kid, great serve, good coma huge surprise and I dont think it Gators drop first match of season; van Overbeek beats No. 2van Overbeek UF W omens Bask etball