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FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 10 CLASSIFIEDS 15 CROSSWORD 19 SPORTS 23 VOLUME 106 ISSUE 106 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Commission votes in support of water regulationsThe resolution will protect Alachua County springs, pg 3. Relish to open new location in downtown GainesvilleThe restaurant will stay open after bars close, pg 5. Florida used a second-half surge to pull away from Auburn on Tuesday night at home. See story, page 17. Dancer, blogger talks body image in the Reitz Union Ballroom, pg. 4. 77 /60 Haley Stratcher / Alligator Staff Party Animals Unite Party dog, Jackson, 14 months, plays with Students Party dog, Sammy, 18 months, on Turlington Plaza on Tuesday afternoon. Unite Party campaigners said Jackson was born a Unite dog. Students Party campaigners said they were the JON SILMAN Alligator Staff Writer It was a simple status update. Beatrice Diehl, 22, a journalism senior and a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority, felt a need to express her opinion about Student Government after she read an article in the Alligator on Monday about a Unite Party member throwing away copies of the paper. In an interview with the Alligator on Tuesday, she described a social environment that catered to the Unite Party by coercing memprivileges and that generally perpetuated a silent mandate to support the party or be subtly ostracized, even reprimanded. Its patronage politics, she said, and thats what I hate so much about it. Its not democratic at all. Diehl, a member of Sigma Kappa for four years, said she doesnt usually get involved with SG, but after the trash can newspaper incident, she had to speak out. On Tuesday at about 2:30 a.m., she wrote this: Everyone remember to vote today!! As a Senior, it would be really great to leave this school knowing it was in good hands, with people who actually care about the ENTIRE student body. Ive hated campus politics and avoided them for four years because they seemed so petty. And this proves they Sorority member speaks out about electionSEE SORORITY, PAGE 8 POLLS ARE OPEN UNTIL 8:30 P.M. SAMANTHA SHAVELL Alligator Writer Tuesdays Student Government elections brought out about 18 percent more students elections. Supervisor of Elections Toni Megna said Tuesdays votes tallied 6,517. These numbers are up about 1,000 votes tions. 2011 election was 5,486, and the total vote tally for the Spring 2011 was 5,532, according to Alligator archives. No major computer errors occurred Tuesday. Ian Centrone, a 21-year-old advertising senior, voted in the CSE lab and said some of the keyboards were acting up, but it didnt cause too much of a problem. Students can vote today at any of the 11 locations, which include the Broward Hall BaseMcCarty Hall B computer lab B, Southwest Rec Center, Levin College of Law student lounge, CSE Computer Lab, Marston Library and the Health Science Center Library Collaboration Center. Today the health center location will open at 9 a.m. and the CSE Computer Lab will close at 4:30 p.m. EMILY MILLER Alligator Contributing Writer Tickets to see Billy Joel are available today. Joel will answer questions and perform March 1 at 8 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for the event, which are free to UF students with a Gator 1 Card, will be day from noon to 5 p.m. University Box Ofbefore 7 a.m. About 1,800 tickets will be available. One ticket is permitted per student ID, and no more than four IDs can be presented at a time. You are never in your life going to be able to see Billy Joel for free, and this is a great experience and hopefully a memory you will have forever, said Corey Portnoy, Accent chairman. He is a legend. Portnoy said Accent Speakers Bureau is paying Joel $25,000 for the event. If tickets are still available, they will be distributed Thursday starting at noon for students and at 6 p.m. for the public. Doors open at 7 p.m. Each ticket reserves a seat until 7:45 p.m. Student Government Productions chairman Jeffrey Schnier said the Phillips Center was chosen per Joels request. Student Government Productions is cosponsoring the event. Billy Joel to perform at Phillips Center Joel Its patronage politics, and thats what I hate so much about it. Its not democratic at all.Beatrice DiehlUF senior

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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 106 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 77/60 PARTLY CLOUDY 80/60 THUNDER STORMS 80/48 PARTLY CLOUDY 66/40 PARTLY CLOUDY 71/50 SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WHATS HAPPENING?3-Day Call in to Support the RTS Bus Drivers Today to Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Turlington Plaza This week Students for a Democratic Society is hosting a three-day call-in to support bus drivers. See members on Turlington Plaza to learn more about the challenges that RTS bus drivers are facing and how to help. 5K-9 Olympics Today, 2 p.m. Reitz Union North Lawn Compete alongside your dog in the first 5K-9 Olympics. Winners of the longest fetch, highest jump and most time standing on hind legs will be rewarded with prizes including cruises, gym memberships and waived University Commons 5K-9 admission. More event details can be found on Facebook. com/uc5k9. Authors@UF: Hitlers Shadow Nazi War Criminals, US Intelligence and the Cold War Today, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Smathers Library, Room 1A History professor Norman Goda will discuss his book Hitlers Shadow Nazi War Criminals, US Intelligence and the Cold War. The book investigates how and why numerous Nazi war criminals, including high officials of the Gestapo, escaped prosecution at the end of WWII. Goda will share his presents a free lecture series. Pandit, born and raised in India, is a licensed, board-certified physician. His 20-year search for a reason to believe led him through the questions of atheism, postmodernism and pluralism to a unique method of comparing the five great world religions. For more information visit facebook.com/pandituf or email uf.babyisaac@gmail.com Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. perspective as a writer, historian and researcher. Q&A and reception will follow. CHISPAS General Body Meeting Today, 6:30 p.m. Institute of Hispanic Latino Cultures, La Casita All students are welcome. There will be free pizza and a speaker from the Student/ Farmworker Alliance. Golden Key General Body Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Turlington, Room L011 Go to Golden Keys third general body meeting to learn about more ongoing events and opportunities this spring. There will be free pizza, soda and a presentation from guest speaker Abhi Lokesh. After the meeting, everyone is invited to a social at Applebees to raise funds for Relay for Life. Cross Examined: The Evidence for Belief Today to Friday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Ocora at Pugh Hall Join Dr. Subodh Pandit as he

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 COMMISSION WANTS LOCAL WATER CONTROL. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThe Alachua County Commission wants Ginnie Springs and other county springs to keep strongly To bring attention to water depletion in Alachua County, the commission pledged its support to keep water regulation of Floridas rivers and springs under local conIn a unanimous vote Tuesday morning, the commission approved a resolution to continue its support of keeping control of public water within water management districts, which are the agencies that control how much water can be pumped out of the ground to irrigate land The resolution came in reaction to a Florida Senate bill that would take water regulation power from the water management districts Two springs in North Florida that were once tourist destinations in the 1920s are now dried up because too many areas around the state are pumping groundwater out of North Florida, said Chris Bird, director of the Alachua County Environmental Protection Deconcerned GinWater and lack of it is probably the most pressing problem in the future of Florida, commissioner County is split between two districts: the Suwannee River Water Johns River Water Management When residents request a per mit to irrigate their land usually farmland their water district denies or grants them a permit to set up a well that pumps groundwater from the Floridan Aquifer, a large underground body of water that As a result, there is less water While supporting water management districts will not solve the problem of disappearing water, the commissioners said at the meeting, it would allow local governments to keep a watchful eye over the If the state government takes control of water regulation and distribution, it could pump from County votes to protect springsDeLaney

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012Elizabeth Hamilton / AlligatorRagen Chastain, three-time national championship dancer, author and motivational speaker, talks about positive body image in the Rion Ballroom on Tuesday night. ON C AMPUS CAITLIN HARTLEYAlligator Contributing WriterWhen Ragen Chastain collapsed on a treadmill in her gym, she knew she had to make some changes in her life. Tuesday night, she shared her discoveries and offered strategies for a life of health and happiness with an audience of about 80 people in the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom. GatorWell paid Chastain $2,000 to speak. Chastain is 5 foot 4 inches tall and weighs 284 pounds. She believes she is the healthiest and happiest she could ever be. She encourages others with body image issues to feel the same way. Health and weight are two different things, Chastain said. There are healthy people and unhealthy people in every size and weight. Chastain overcame an eating disorder and won three national dance championships. She now maintains a blog about her journey at danceswithfat.org. She said shes familiar with negativity from doctors and society, and she still receives ridicule despite her accomplishments. A lot of times, somebody wants to bring me in as a speaker, but I was turned down because they say I was promoting obesity, she said. On the contrary, she said, her belief is to support all body types and help people love what size they are while being healthy. a 23-year-old mental health counseling student. From Dancer, blogger talks body image at Reitz CAROLYN HANDAlligator Contributing WriterThe Alachua County School Board voted Tuesday to keep county schools 2012-13 Spring Break separate from that of UF and Santa Fe College. The vote was 3-2. Some advocated for aligning the breaks to give UF and SFC employees who have school-age children the chance to have the same Spring Break as their children. But some board members were wor ried that having an earlier Spring Break would have a negative effect on student performance in the spring months. If youre a teacher, you know that after Spring Break especially with high school students the students think the school year is over, said Eileen Roy, a member of the School Board. Shane Andrew, principal of Newberry High School, said students tend to lose focus after Spring Break, especially high school seniors who are preoccupied with thoughts of prom and graduation. chua County Education Association, told the Board at a previous meeting that teachers and staff were concerned a joint Spring Break would give high school students easy access to alcohol through older college students. board member Carol Oyenarte said aligning the breaks would mean more parental supervision for students. Encouraging the board to try something new, Oyenarte said doing so would be similar to its previous decision to adopt a countywide school dress code. least worth a try, she said. School teacher and a parent, said she understood that the decision was not an easy one for the board. The 3-2 vote tonight to me says that they were kind of torn themselves in what kind of decision to make, she that we can all adjust to change. But it just sounds like tonight that they were not quite ready to embrace that philosophy when it comes to the spring schedule.School Board votes on Spring Break dates THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW ORLEANS As the sun began to set and the traditional family atmosphere of ed, streams of revelers poured into New Orleans French Quarter to continue the party well into the night. Earlier, bathed in spring-like warmth and showered with trinkets, beads and music, New Orleans reveled in the excesses of Fat Tuesday. A seemingly endless stream of costumed marching groups and ornately decorated poured out of the Garden District, while the expecting to see debauchery. And they did. Some in the Quarter had a sleepless party. The drinking was in full-swing again shortly after dawn, and with it came outwould continue until police made their annual attempt to break up the merrymaking at midnight, when Lent began. Tom White, 46, clad in a pink tutu, bicycled with his wife, Allison, to the French Quarter. Im the pink fairy this year, he said. Im not too creative, but when you weigh 200 pounds and put on a tutu, people still take your picture. His wife was not in costume. Hes disgraced the family enough, she said. The theme of the day was party hard and often. Across the globe, people dressed up in elaborate costumes and partied the day away. In Rio de Janeiro, an estimated 850,000 tourists joined the citys massive guese, who have suffered deeply in Eupeal to keep working. hundreds of thousands of people. The celebration arrived in Louisiana in 1682 when the explorer LaSalle and his party stopped at a place they called Bayou ebrate.Costumes, beads consume Mardi Gras in New Orleans TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterAlachua County Sheriffs for having sex with a 16-yearold girl. Torie G. Richardson, 33, was charged with sexual assault after spending Sunday 6 at 4000 SW 40th Blvd. The Brian Gregalot that she and Richardson had sex twice in the last year, according to the arrest report. rested Richardson for sexual assault of a girl younger than 16 years old on Dec. 13, but charges were dropped on Jan. according to the Alachua County Clerk of Court. The girl in the most recent case said she didnt know Richardson before he added her as a friend on Facebook According to the arrest report, they communicated via telephone and Facebook before eventually meeting at Eddy On Sunday, the two decided to meet again. The girl said she where they smoked marijuana for about 30 minutes before having sex, according to police. Richardson has been incar cerated in the state three times and most recently got out in 2009, according to the Florida Department of Corrections.Man charged with having sex with teenagerRichardson Kaifang Zheng Eileen Roy

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 John McLaughlin / AlligatorPeace Corps AcceptanceThe director of the Peace Corps, Aaron Williams (right), presents Elihu Isele (left), 35, with an accep tance package to the Peace Corps. Isele recently graduated with a masters in sustainable development practice from UF. Albert the Alligator also made an appearance. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterBeverly Bruce was watching The Voice Monday night when her grandson came home An Alachua County Sheriffs Monday on charges of arson and criminal mischief, accordwho Bruce said is mentally challenged, came home from drinkwanted to drive to see his girlfriend, but Bruce wouldnt let when he is drunk, said Bruce, After frantically searching for his grandmothers car keys, Thomas went into an into the storage closet where Bruce stored her 5-foot-tall fake match and set the box holding the tree ablaze, according to the Bruce said she did not chase him when he went into the and continued watching The Voice, a reality TV singing Bruce said she was accustomed to her grandsons drunken outbursts after living with she said his behavior has never Ten minutes later, she saw bedroom adjacent to her livBruce, who needs a tank of oxygen to breathe, tried to said she remembered there was a built-in oxygen tank in her car said, Im outta here, Bruce Bruce locked herself in her meantime, Thomas took a steak knife from the kitchen, walked outside and slashed the front left tire of her Civic, accordWithin minutes, Bruce said, ties vehicles the cardboard box holding her Christmas tree, according to the Thomass bond has not been set, and he was in the Alachua County Jail as of Tuesday night, according to the county Clerk I just want him to get some Man charged with setting relatives closet on fireLOCAL BLAINE KRIVACEKAlligator Contributing Writer Relish Big Tasty Burgers will town Gainesville that will stay The new location at 201 SE Roche said the Midtown locaas the new downtown location Along with extended weekend hours, the downtown Relish will have an outside seating area, serve beer and wine and have 60Roche said he aims to create Roche, who also owns the Pita the Relish in Midtown in January sis on fresh ingredients and certiMarketing junior David Bur khardt, 21, said he enjoys the resRelish is really convenient after a late night in Midtown, he downtown too for when I am in a Relish to open downtown location We really focus on people having a great experience when they visit Relish.Rob Rocheowner of RelishThomas

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Will you go to Relish downtown?324 TOTAL VOTES67% YES 33% NOMondays question: Are you going to vote today?Never Be SilencedVoting is the only way to be heard in SGWhat is UF Student Government? According the SG Constitution, members of Student Government are supposed to: -represent and defend the rights of students to the univer sity, the community and government; -provide a forum for the expression of student views and interests; -promote academic freedom, responsibility and high standards of education; dents. -help promote understanding and recognition of the responsibilities of students to the university, the community and humanity. During this election, you probably have not heard these principles espoused by representatives of either party. However, these principles are extremely important to understanding why you should care about SG elections. According to its own constitution, SG represents the voice of the entire Student Body, and it cannot do so justly unless members of the Student Body make their voices heard at the ballot box. If this election is decided by members of only a few organithose views alone. SG will also be beholden to only those who helped put them in power. Voting is not only your privilege, but at UF, where SG holds Caring about this election will also ensure that you have the mistakes. Fortunately, the Alligator is protected by the First Amendment to act as a watchdog for you, the Student Body. But we can only do so much to hold our representatives accountable. Unless members of SG recognize the power of the nothing will change. Voting for the SG Elections ends tonight at 8:30 p.m. The locations include the Broward Hall basement, Jennings lab, McCarty Hall B computer lab B, Southwest Recreation Center, Levin College of Law student lounge, CSE computer lab, Marston Library and the Health Science Center Library Collaboration Center. The CSE lab will close at 4:30 p.m. and the health center location will open at 9 a.m. today. Go vote. Do not vote on behalf of any party, any platform or any particular candidate. Vote to keep your voice.Internet shouldnt change the way we readWere all familiar with people who claim to hate reading, yet spend hours perusing Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr posts. Now its time to fess up. In the last week, have you spent more time engaged in deep, contemplative reading or browsing the Internet? to absorb yourself in longer writings and easier to read short online articles? Lets be clear: By deep, contemplative reading, I mean a complete, undisturbed commitment to a writing of several pages. That is, reading in the traditional sense. Contrasted with this type of reading are inattentive Internet browsing, reading Facebook posts, emailing and quickly skimming Wikipedia articles in short, the ways we read online content. Research shows that there is a fundamental difference between these two types of reading. Scholars at Univer sity College London conducted a study observing online research habits and found that Internet readers power browse horizontally through titles going for quick wins. It almost seems that they go online to avoid reading in the traditional sense. So why are we avoiding reading in the traditional writing? In his article Is Google Making Us Stupid?, Nicholas Carr explored such questions and found that he, along ing longer writings as their Internet use increased over the years. Further, Carr argued that we tend to take on the qualities of the technology we use, and the Internet might be fundamentally changing the way we think. affecting the way we think. Much Internet use today is information or entertainment that tend to have little lastAs we read Facebook and Twitter posts, watch short video clips and quickly skim Wikipedia articles (forgetting its content soon after), we reinforce the neural circuitry responsible for Similarly, as we use the Internet more, we tend to engage less in longer writings. This may have long-term effects on our ability to think because it weakens the neural cir we become less likely to read longer writings to gain new insight. riences on social media websites are devoid of cohesive the mid-21st century mind might almost become infantlike, characterized by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathize and a shaky sense of identity. This is not to condescend or bemoan a technology that has made knowledge more widely available. The Inter emerging evidence suggesting that its unchecked use may affect the way we think. At the end of the week, ask yourself: Have I spent more time browsing the Internet and reading Facebook statuses or reading in the traditional sense? If the answer is the former, remember that you might be changing the way you think, and try to take steps to tip the balance in favor of the latter. Abdul Zalikha is a biology and English junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Abdul Zalikhaopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 T he past few weeks have been politically dominated by President Barack Obamas mandate requiring Catholic institutions to provide workers with access to contraception and pharmacological abortion. The conservative outcry was well-placed, and I agree that the mandate was a gross governmental overstep. The political and religious battle at the moment of the declaration was well covered, yet another question should be answered: How does contraception affect the fabric of society? Most of us are so used to the existence of readily available contraception that we cannot imagine a world without it. Like everyone who attended a public school in Florida, I was forced to take a sexual education course at 12 years old, in which I was taught the virtues of sexual prophylactics. It was condescendingly assumed that we would all soon be engaging in wanton sex, so the best thing the school could do was make sure nobody got pregnant. The underlying assumption in courses such as these is that sex is a recreational activity, which unfortunately can have the negative side effect of pregnancy. Sex is considered by our society a fun thing to do on the weekends with no lingering consequences, thanks to contraception. Whether to bear a child, on the other hand, is considered an educated choice, much like taking out a mortgage on a home or starting a retirement fund. Before widespread contraception, sex and pregnancy were not separated. Rather, they were one in the same. People got married not because of any 20th-century romantic ideal, but because a couple bearing children was a boon to society. Pregnancy was once considered a blessing from God now it is often seen as a curse. When did we, as a culture, begin to perceive ourselves as Nietzschian god-men with the ability to overthrow the laws of nature with a manufactured prophylactic? These past few paragraphs pose the question: Was the current sexual climate born out of widespread contraception, or did an organic cultural change simply create the demand? The answer is likely a little of both. However, contraception is still the symbol of our highly sexualized culture, and its fair to ask if disconnecting sex from pregnancy is healthy for society. The Western world is suffering a reversal of its family trees. Birth rates have declined immensely in Europe, and are suffering in the U.S. as well. Women in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Greece bear less than two children each on average a number that leads to a decline in population. The U.S. is barely over the line at 2.06 children per woman. However, the current model of Western government expenditures relies on ever-increasing generations of young people to support those who retire. There is a reason why Social Security is no longer as economically viable as it was when it was founded people arent having enough babies. Isnt it ironic that those on the left who so staunchly support contraception and abortion at the same time advertise a system that relies on high birth rates to function? To reverse this course, the way Western culture perceives sex and pregnancy has to change. Sex should no longer be a recreational activity but rather a meaningful symbol of union between two individuals. Pregnancy should no longer be seen as a curse, but rather a blessing. One is reminded of the motto of the 1933 Century of Progknew the society their new product would breed. Even if they Luke Bailey is a history junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Sex should not always be considered recreational Column Luke Baileyopinions@alligator.org On Feb. 13, the Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted Israeli journalist Amira Hass. Hass is an Israeli, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors and is known for her leftist reports on Palestinian affairs. Her lecture left me in shock and frustration. I would like to put the rhetoric aside and discuss the facts. In her discussion titled Israel & Palestine: Fear of the Future, Hass lamented the culture of what she calls Jewish ethnic privileges in Israel and cautioned everyone in the packed Pugh Hall against the dangers of such a colonial society. I am an ardent supporter of free speech, but I am also a strong believer in the importance of facts and informed decisions. To those who agree with Hass, I ask you to consider the following. Hass asserts that Palestinians are forced to live as stateless refugees in their own homeland. Yet it was Arab leaders who, in 1948, refused to accept the United Nations Partition Plan and instead went to war with Israel. After the war of 1967, Israeli leaders immediately sought to return the newly acquired Sinai and Gaza Strip in exchange for peace. Arab governments including Jordan, Syria and Egypt refused and launched a surprise attack on Israels holiest day of the year in 1973. Hass claims that Israel disregarded its chance for peace by ignoring the Oslo Accords, but she failed to acknowledge several key points. Discussions between Yasser Arafat (chairman of the Palestinian Labor Organization, an organization whose explicit goal was to replace Israel rather than live alongside it) and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin began in 1993. Israel agreed to withdraw from most of the territories in exchange for peace and the PLOs acknowledgment of Israels right to exist. Yet in 2000 at Camp David, Yasser Arafat choose to reject a two-state solution and the second intifada (wave of terrorism) began two months later. The Oslo Accords are just one of many examples of Israels attempts to obtain peaceful relations. Israeli soldiers forcibly withdrew Israeli citizens from Gaza and the West Bank in 2005 in order to turn the land over to Palestinians in hopes of peace. Since the disengagement, Quassam rockets as Sederot on a nearly daily basis for the past 10 years. I do not write this article in an attempt falsify every single one of Hasss claims. Like any country, Isit is unique in that it is surrounded on all sides by enemies and must go to greater lengths than any other state to protect its people both Arabs and Jews. tacks on Israeli citizens by comparing the situation to South African apartheid. This claim is in need of Apartheid was a system in which the minority of whites governed the majority black population. Blacks were subjected to social, political and economic discrimination. Unlike the apartheid system, Israel not only extends citizenship to Arabs but also gives equal protections, rights and liberties to all those citizens. Israel is a multi-ethnic democracy, struggling to eradicate discrimination, not promote it. Furthermore, as of 2011, 13 of the 110 Knesset seats and one seat on the Supreme Court are held by Arabs. Hass also claims that the security fence constructed by the Israelis in 2003 when terrorist attacks were at their peak is a means of separation and segregation. However, 97 percent is chain-link fence and, most important, terrorist attacks have decreased more than 90 percent since its construction. I could write pages addressing each of Hasss claims: refuting, rebutting and clarifying. But unlike Hass, I am not hoping to propagate my views to you. I simply want to present both sides of the issue. To eliminate Israel is to eliminate the only democracy in the Middle East, a country that provides the world with technology and other incredible resources. To eliminate Israel is to also eliminate Americas one true ally in the region. Today, if you walk down the streets of Tel Aviv, you will pass Arab shops and sit next to Palestinians on the bus. It is abundantly clear that there is no systematic oppression in place. As students at UF, you all have the opportunity to make independent and informed decisions. Do not allow yourselves to be swayed by one speaker. Consider the facts. Zoe Beiner is a history freshman at UF. Students should ignore speakers rhetoricGuest columnZoe BeinerSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 THE VIDEO WAS POSTED TUESDAY. STAFF REPORTUnite Party members uploaded a video to YouTube on Tuesday afternoon of Student Body presidential candidate Tj Villamil speaking about The Independent Florida Alligator. The video, posted by UnitePartyUF at about 1 p.m., had about 850 views as of Tuesday evening and was also posted on the Unite Partys Facebook page. In the video, Villamil said he asked the Florida Alligator to cut its expenses in 2011 in order to increase the funds available for student organizations by 5 percent. Villamil could not be reached for comment Tuesday evening. Christina Bonnarigo, Unite Party spokeswoman, said she could not clarify or elaborate on Villamils statements. Janine Sikes, UF spokeswoman, said the university. The University of Florida often purchases space for advertising or campus news bullesupport to the newspaper, she wrote in an email Tuesday. Jeanna Mastrodiacasa, assistant vice president of student affairs, said the newspapers budget has no effect on the budgets of student organizations. totally separate, she said. Jean Chance, chairwoman of the Alligators board of directors, said the Alligator became independent of the university in 1973 after the editor, Ron Sachs, approved an insert to run with the paper listing the addresses of abor tion clinics. Abortion was illegal in Florida at the time, as was printing information about abortion or abortion clinics. Prior to this, she said, the Florida Alligator, Union, was funded by the Students Activities Fee and had a board that was appointed by the UF president. After the insert ran, Sachs was arrested, Chance said. The court ruled in his favor, declaring the state law unconstitutional and a breach of free speech. However, Florida Attorney General Robert Shevin ruled that the Alligator and UF should split. Following this decision, she said, the paper moved off campus and added independent to its name. This independence refers not only to the papers relationship with UF, but also to the relationship between the newsroom and the business side, said Patricia Carey, general manager of the Alligator. The newsroom is entirely student-run, with 52 paid employees. The other departments advertising, business, production and promotions have 22 paid employees and 10 unpaid interns. These people are a mixture of both students and career staff members, Carey said, but the two parts of the Alligator never There is a strict hands-off policy when it comes to the editorial department, she said. And it works both ways. Editorial cant come into advertising and tell us what to run, and we would never come to editorial and say, Write this story about an advertiser. Carey oversees the Alligators total operating expenses and said the newspapers budget has been steadily decreasing since 2009. As a result of the shrinking budget, staff has also decreased. Alligator staff writers Joey Flechas, Emily Morrow and Meredith Rutland contributed to this report.Villamil criticizes Alligator in campaign YouTube videoScreenshot pulled from YouTube.comTj Villamil, presidential candidate for the Unite Party, speaks in a YouTube video posted Tuesday afternoon. STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterThe Student Government Election Commission advised the UF Supreme Court to disqualify several Students Party candidates. The commission, lead by Michael Hacker, recommended three Students Party engineering Student Senate candidates Umair Asghar, Kyle Collins and Max Stein be that engineering students votes for the Students Party executive ticket not be counted. fall on the Supreme Court at its meeting on Sunday. The Unite Party complaint focused on an unauthorized email sent through an academic list-serv. The issue of authorization was dropped. However, the commission ruled that the Students Party violated the election codes by using IT services for personal commercial purposes. This violates UFs Acceptable Use Policy. Students Party treasurer candidate Carly Wilson argued that the Acceptable Use Policy states that IT resources can be used for support of student activities. The Unite Party representatives said the Students Party candidates could personally gain from sending the emails. I dont see any grounds to exempt themselves as a political par ty, said Unite Party general council Casey Stamps. The Unite Party said the Students Party sent a campaign email through the Institute of Industrial Engineers list-serv. The Students Party was also found to have violated election codes with two campaign emails that werent registered correctly. One is still being examined by the commission, which is scheduled to meet Friday. Students Party members said they will immediately appeal the decisions.SG commission hears complaint against Students PartyFacebook status update sparks controversy among sorority memberscane [sic] be: [link to article was provided here] and fair SG administration is just what we need. I tried to be apathetic for my entire college career, but reading things like this (and frankly knowing other sneaky tactics) makes me so upset. And again, in case I wasnt clear, you should really vote Students Party. Because theyre awesome. And democratic. Which is, you know, the way our government, whether university, local or national, should be. Okay. Off my soapbox. :) Diehl said she knew the post might potentially offend some, but was surprised to receive two separate messages from two anonymous, said this: Im not trying at all to limit your rights to freedom of speech, but since we as a Sigma Kappa chapter endorse Unite, your status is contradictory to our chapter views as a whole. It is also very unsisterly, considering we have sisters running on the Unite Party ticket this semester. If you would like to keep your status as is, I suggest that you please remove all of the Sigma Kappa paraphernalia from your hearts and doves, etc). Two hours later, Diehl received another message, this time from standards chairwoman Meredith Cotton. According to Diehl, the standards chairwoman checks to make sure sisters are not making the sorority look bad, and she would be responsible for asking sisters to remove drunk photos or inappropriate comments from Facebook. They make sure were being classy when we exercise our First Amendment rights, Diehl said, laughing. Cottons message: Your election posts are unsisterly and inappropriate, especially towards the women that are up for election. While it is great to exercise your freedom of speech, it is also hurtful to have sigma kappa and sisterly posts on your facebook that put down these women and their efforts. Please exercise your freedom of speech in a classy and respectful way, as the women involved in SG have personally come to me saying that they feel hurt by your actions. The messages upset Diehl, she said, especially because she was on her own Facebook page, and she said she wasnt putting down anyone in particular, just expressing an opinion. When I went into a sorority, I didnt expect they would try to take over your life and limit what you could say or do, she said. I just said I support Students Party, I dont support the Unite Party, and heres why. Diehl said coercion is a big part of the Greek communitys way of supporting the Unite Party, and that almost every soror They never explicitly tell you to vote Unite, but we have a Unite Party representative in every house, she said. And then we have people running for Unite, we have posters that say Unite, and they say we support Unite. Its everywhere. She said on election day a representative for Unite makes sure everyone is voting. Her house and many others have a way of ensuring this. We have a board, she said. The sticker board has all the names of the sisters on it, and for the two days of elections, they get texts and calls reminding them to vote. When they do, they are to place an I voted sticker next to their name. Doing so gets them points, which are incentives that she said can be used for sorority events like socials. And they will literally call you, she said. I even have a message from our message board that says having an exam is not an excuse tonight. You have to go out and vote. said, and the more stickers, the better. The idea is that if the Unite Party rep sees a full sticker board, itll be good for the house. In addition to the board, Diehl said sisters are expected to edge they have of the issues. We never sit down and talk about the issues. Its literally ing up and explaining the issues. Theyre always just, Remember, we support Unite. Its obvious who they want you to vote for. The thing that bothers Diehl the most is that she was chastised for stating her opinion. To receive such a response, I was kind of shocked and anare going to do that to someone. She said she didnt change her Facebook status, and she doesnt plan on doing it at all. She may be reprimanded again, but shes adamant about how she feels. Its my Facebook, she said, Im allowed to do that. SORORITY, from page 1 I dont see any grounds to exempt themselves as a political party.Casey StampsUnite Party general council

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION 1 From unforgettable cross-country trips to volunteer projects, spring break has become an undisputed highlight of the spring semester. The following is a guide to help you stay safe during your spring break travels: Travel Safety Tips if possible. dollars to twenty. back home in case of an emergency. Alcohol Tips hour, alternate your drinks with water,and make sure to eat before you drink. driver someone who will stay sober and drive. You can take turns for other parties. possession at all times. you drink, and stick to it. Get help if someone has any of the signs of alcohol poisoning: Person is passed out or unresponsive and cannot be awakened. Breathing is slow or irregular, with 10 seconds or more between breaths. Vomiting while sleeping or passed out and not waking after vomiting. Safer Sex Tips ing and leaving together it will help prevent unwanted hook-ups or anyone being left behind. condom and/or dental dam. situation. Sun Safety Tips tor) while outdoors. 3pm, by wearing hats, sun shades, light clothing, or carrying an umbrella while outdoors. For information regarding international travel, visit travel. tion!Conquering Spring Break can break because they are past the or used incorrectly, especially in the that a condom may break, you may want to keep the following points in mind. in a wallet, car, or direct sunlight because heat, even body heat, weakens the condom over time. Oil-based lubricants also cause condoms to etc) which is safe for use with condoms and can help prevent breakage by reducing friction. Never use two condoms at once because the friction can cause both package to ensure it still has an air and condom may be punctured). teeth, nails, or scissors). Pinch the tip of the condom to leave space for ejaculation and unroll the condom all the way down. or your partner ever find yourself in a situation where the condom does break there are a few things to conconcern, consider following your condom breaking incident with Plan control pill is available over-thecounter and can prevent pregnancy if taken within 72 hours. Plan B is most effective when within 24 hours. age can call a doctor, a health clinic, a pharmacy, or place an overnight prescription. are some things to consider. There are different window periit does come time to test, there are some reasonably priced or even free options to consider on campus or in UF students is available on campus 334-7960) for an optional $20 fee partment, and Planned Parenthood ing is usually determined by a sliding scale fee or based on your insurance. first and third Thursday of the month Always Be PreparedTips for a safer vacation with your friends schedules and the pressure of being academically successful can be great, so being UF students reported that effectively managing their time was very important to their academic success. time helps increase productivity and reduces procrastination, both of which can improve knowledge into action? 1. Assess how you are currently using your time. For 2-3 days, keep a time log of what you do during the day and how long you #2) and which are time wasters. 2. Know whats important! time according to your priorities. Higher prior3. Make time to manage time. how you will use your time. This can be done on a daily, weekly, monthly, and even wholesemester basis. There are a wide variety of tools that can be used to help with this including planners, calendars, phone apps, to do lists. Pick tion style. 4. Minimize distractions. your common distractors and time wasters these where possible. This may mean studying in a different environment, turning off the TV and/or computer, putting your phone on the day that you will not answer the phone or hang-out with friends. 5. Learn to say NO! like you do not have enough time in the day to then you may be putting too much on your ties that are not priorities and decrease them fore you say yes to something new, ask yourthink about cutting something else out of your schedule. 6. Make time for yourself! Living a balanced life is important to your overall wellbeand manage your stress. Take breaks while schedule in activities that you enjoy doing such as volunteering, hiking, dancing, going to sporting events, or spending time with friends. For more information about time management or to learn how to schedule an appointment with a wellness coach to work on time Managing Time for Academic Success FUN & FITNESS

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2, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 Recently at GatorWell we asked University of Florida students to provide us feedhad about health. The following are two were especially great and our answers: Q1. What should I do when everyone around me is drinking and I dont wish to drink? First of all, if you choose not to drink, you are not alone. At UF, over 17,000 students choose not to drink alcohol. The decision of when, where, and why you drink is yours. It should not be dependent on the drinking habits of those around you. Remember that it is always okay to say no to a drink. Be carry around a non-alcoholic drink such as juice, soda, tea, and water. Keep busy-make conversation, enjoy the meal or appetizers, take photos with other guests, or dance with your friends. Offer to be the sober designated driver. Explain your reasons for not drinking or make an excuse such as youre allergic to alcohol, you have a test or project the next day, you have to get up early the next morning, you dont want to spend the money, youve been sick and taking antibiotics, or it is contrary to your religious beliefs. Regardless of what you say, the decision to not drink is your own and it should be respected by your friends. Q2. Is there any way to know if drugs have been slipped into your drink at your party? It is important to remember that alcohol itself is the cheapest type of drug. It is also is easy to lose track of how many drinks Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) to over the legal limit of .08. Further, if an individual has passed out from drinking too much, legally they cannot give their consent for sexual activity. There is really no way to detect if an additional drug has been slipped into your drink. Most drugs are odorless, colorless, and tasteless. If a drug such as Rohypnol, Ketamine, or GHB has been slipped into your drink, you will experience the effects almost immediately including a sleepy, relaxed, and drunk feeling that lasts anywhere between 2 to 8 hours. These types of drugs combined with alcohol can also result in amnesia, respiratory depression, and death. Ways to decrease your risk include the following: Get a fresh drink if you have left your drink unattended. Never accept drinks from someone you Watch the bartender or server make your drink Use the buddy system to watch out for friends Never leave a party or club with someone you do not know well and trust Be alert to any unusual behavior around you. If you suspect your drink has been drugged, seek medical help as soon as possible. For more information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, visit GatorWells You Asked, We Answered

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION 3PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Incorporating physical activity into your day can be a stress levels, mood, energy, weight management, and sleep. est health concern. Sound relatable? briskly to class, dancing, biking, and swimming. moderate level is that you should be able to talk while participating in these activities, but not sing. Here are some tips to activity: 1. You dont have to leave your house. some jump-jacks, sit-ups, or push-ups. 2. Change your daily routines. nity to add physical activity to your errands. Chores count toovacuum, dust, mop, scrub, they all get you moving. Bike to campus. counts! 3. Get Social! berg. Join an intermural team, club team, or student organi 4. Try New Things experience. sion, Yoga and Zumba. ing/biking path, Paynes Prairie State getting in some physical activity. 5. Other Tips. cising into your routine. physical activity into your daily routine, the more you will http://www.choosemyplate.gov/physical-activity/what.html Get Up to Get Down with Fitness

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4, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012SUN SAFETY Gainesvilles cold and wet winter has made basking in the sun a priority for many students this spring break. But most want sun-kissed skin, not a trip to the emergency room. Before you hit the beach, follow these recommendations to protect yourself from painful, harmful sunburn: 1. Protect yourself from the sun during the most intense times of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plan outside activities for the early morning or late afternoon. 2. Choose a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 and higher. SPF only refers to protection against ultraviolet B (UVB) rays, so read the label to ensure you are protected against both ultraviolet A (UVA) and UVB rays. 3. Apply sunscreen at least 30 minutes prior to sun exposure and reapply frequently. If you are particularly sensitive to the sun, wear sun-protective clothing, a hat and sunglasses to protect your eyes. There are many prescription and over-thecounter products that can make you more susceptible to sunburn. Use extra precaution if you are taking these or any other medications, which may enhance sun sensitivity in some individuals: birth control (tablets, ring or patch); antibiotics commonly prescribed for acne or urinary tract infections (UTIs); non-steroidal pain relievers (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve); and/or cholesterol-lowering agents (statins). Even ingredients in certain sunscreens can cause photosensitivity in some people. Avoid sunscreens that contain benzophenones (dioxybenzone and oxybenzone), para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), salicylates and cinnamates. If prevention fails and you become sunburned, it is important to treat the burn properly: 1. The extent of the burn will not be apparent until 12-24 hours after sun exposure. Keep the skin cool and moist by applying cool compresses. If skin is blistered, leave the blisters intact. 2. Avoid tight clothing and apply moisturizer or aloe gel to hydrate the skin. Avoid any topical products which contain numbing agents (for example, lidocaine, benzocaine or dibucaine) because you could become allergic to these products. 3. DO NOT apply ointments or butter to a burn as this will likely cause further damage to the skin. dration. 5. Pain relievers such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil) and naproxen (Aleve) can help with the discomfort and fever that may accompany sunburn. Antihistamines such as cetirizine (Zyrtec), loratidine (Claritin) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl) can help with the itchiness that often accompanies sunburn. 6. Seek medical attention if you experience a fever higher than 102 F, chills, dizziness or nausea. If you have any questions or concerns, make an appointment with your UF Student Health Care Center primary care provider. For more information about sun protection and skin cancer prevention, visit the Skin Cancer Foundations website at www.skincancer.org. Information provided by the UF Student Dont let the sun burn your spring break fun When you think of college students eating patterns, do you picture nutritious, balanced meals? Or is the eating ramen until you cant stand to look at it ever again? For many students the reality is somewhere in between and for good reasons. Dr. Brian Wansink at Cornell University found that the average person makes more than 250 food-related decisions a day. While studying why people choose the foods they do, Dr. Karen Glanz found that taste, cost and often convenience outweigh nutrition. When you are making many daily food decisions in the context of an irregular, packed schedule and a tight college budget, it is easy to see why cost and convenience can trump nutrition. What can you do if you want tasty, healthy food when time and money are in short supply? The trick is making nutritious choices both convenient and attractive so that the decision is an easy one. Pack a Snack. Snacking is often a key source of fuel for busy days and late night study sessions, but the cost can add up quickly if you have to buy snacks when hunger strikes. Have a stock of go-to snacks on hand: sticks or grapes a great and inexpensive way to get some extra fruit and vegetable servings in. with nuts, dried fruit, cereal and chocolate chips for a satisfying snack that is easy to pack. You can tastes and ingredients that are on sale. for a low cost snack that can keep you going until your next meal. Eating on Campus. One of the keys to eating well on campus is knowing your options. Take a look around the dining locations that are most convenient for your schedule or check out Gator Dinings website for a guide to smart food choices at locations across campus. ad bar to round out your meal with a few favorite veggies. Southwest Grill take advantage of the option to add extra veggies to your sandwich or entree for free. rice, whole grain bread or vegetable side dishes to easily pack in some extra nutrients. At the Grocery Store. Sticking to a grocery list and buying only what you know you will use can reduce unpleasant surprises at the register. for multiple meals. Canned black beans, chicken breast, cheese, salsa, tortillas, and lettuce are loaded protein. Turn them into burritos, quesadillas, and a taco salad. Throwing out a ton of produce that you bought with the best of intentions can leave you rethinking future purchases. If you are more likely to use the pre-cut fruit or bagged salad, the extra expense may be worth it in the long run. friends and roommates. Splitting up the ingredient costs and prep time can make it more manageable and With these strategies, you can help make your 250+ food decisions a little more healthy eating tips.Wanted! Tasty, Healthy Options When Time & Money are Tight

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14, ALLIGATOR 3BR/2BA HOUSE, near UF, VA, Shands. 3627 SW 15th St. across from I-Hop. Fenced large backyard, fireplace. Available NOW. REDUCED to $850/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 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 2-27-11-40-2 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-372-1494 x10 www.merrillmanagement.com 2BR2BA Condo in Turkey Creek Carpet, Dishwasher, Laundry Hkups, Close to Alachua & Gainesville 11426 NW 67th Terrace $800/Mo 2BR 1BA Garage Apt in Duckpond Area Wood Floors, Laundry, Central H & Air 726 NE 4th Street $800 /Mo 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLK to UF, Carpet, Central H & Air, Carpet Laundry., Inclds Wtr and Swg. $800/Mo Can reserve for Summer or Fall now. Grad II 1236 SW 4th Avenue 2BR 1BA Apt Robert Obrien Apts Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht Near Sams Club/Walmart $500/Mo 2901 NW 14th Street 2BR 1BA House in Oaks of Kanapaha 4845 SW 57th Drive $725/Mo Carpet, Central H & Air, Laundry hkups Off Archer Rd. Effeciency across from UF Stadium 2 Rooms, no kitchen, just Frig and sink shared bathroom. Most people bring in a hotplate or microwave $295/Mo 2-24-12-9-2 MOVE IN TODAY! $19.99 to sign and $100 credit 4/4s starting @ $329 Text SANTAFE to 47464 for more! Now Leasing for FALL! 4-25-12-43-2 4/2 apt close to campus 1740 NW 3rd PL Early signing discount-have 4 people and sign by 2/29 monthly rent 275/room. No Pets. 1 year leases 352-231-3002 www.hodgeprop.com 2-27-12-4-2 Large Homes in NW For RENT 4-7 bdrm $1600 $2.5K/mo (~$400/room) Will Accommodate Individuals or Groups *Ask about Family Discount* Call Eric at (352) 682-7424 3-13-12-10-2PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-13-12-10-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Lovely 3/3, individual lease @ Campus Lodge, females only. Two great roommates. $459/mo, first floor, next to pool, see campuslogdeuf.com for rent/amenity details. Email azanotelli121@aol.com 2-28-2-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 SWM looking for roommate to share 2 story condo. Unfurnished 250 sft bedroom/prvt bath with access to furnished kitchen/living room. Located on Tower Rd 4 blocks S of Newberry Rd Emsil: eleeng075@netscape.net 2-28-1210-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463)NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-25-72-5 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

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ALLIGATOR 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 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 4-25-1272-12I Buy Cars & Trucks Call Anytime 352-443-11003-13-12-20-12 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 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 2-24-12-8-13

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16, ALLIGATOR DONOR WANTED: African-American undergoing IVF treatment with leading IVF Center seeking dark complexion African-American female egg donor between 21-28 years old. Must be able to pass background screening: personal health history, family health history, psychological, drug and genetic testing. Past or current smokers do not apply. Except for birth control pills, egg donor cannot be on ANY medication. Will pay $4,000 plus all IVF expenses including legal counseling. Please send full length color photo to: 2614 North Tamiami Trail #311, Naples, FL 34103. Include: Name, D.O.B., mailing address, e-mail address, and PH #. Thank you in advance for your consideration. 2-22-1-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 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 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ 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 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 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 Receptionist needed for professional supportive office environment FT 8-5 M-F 10.00 per hour Please Email resume to Corey@mssgainesville.com 2-24-12-7-14 Sales Asst/Customer Svc RepApply in person at Tomlinson Motor Company, 3580 N Main St $10/hr, part time 15-20 hrs/wk flexible. 2-23-12-6-14 DATA ENTRY/CLERICAL POSITION FT ECG Department Please apply in person Institute of Veterinary Spec 3603 NW 98th St. Suite A 2-22-5-14 RECEPTION POSITION FT Please apply in person Institute of Veterinary Spec 3603 NW 98th St Suite A 2-22-5-14 LA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT Servers wanted, Experience required. Apply in person between 1:30 pm and 6 pm at 7038 NW 10th place near I-75 and Newberry Rd or 9513 NW 39th Ave & I-75 3-1-12-10-14 Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, creative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love for children to staff its summer day camp program. Positions in the camp are available in our Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and our elementary school age day camps offered at Oak Hall. A total of 8 FT and PT counselor positions plus 2 FT Head Counselor positions are available for the summer. Individuals for the day camp should be available to work daily from June 11-July 27. Interested applicants should submit a resume to Maggie Martin via e-mail at mmartin@oakhall.org by March 16th. Interview information regarding group interview on March 17th will be sent out upon receipt. 3-16-12-15-14 SANDYS SAVVY CHIC RESALE BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working environment. PT/FT positions available. Apply in person @ 2906 NW 13Tth St. 352372-1226 sandysresale.com 2-27-5-14 !!ATTN SMOKERS!! You're needed to participate in a study conducted by the UF Smoking Lab assessing effects of exercise on cravings, withdrawal, and/or smoking. Compensation provided!! Call 336-406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 3-23-1914 Hogan's Great Sandwiches now hiring Bartenders/Deli Help. Accepting apps at both 5156 S W 34th St and 2327 N W 13th St locations. Must have reliable transportation and some daytime availability. 2-2812-5-14 Wanted: Experienced Tumbling Coach For beginner to advanced tumbling classes. front rolls to fulls. Must be able to spot high school age kids in running tumbling skills. Part time. Competitive pay. 352-222-9977 2-28-12-5-14 Piano accompanist to play song for worship services as well as accompanying choir. Wednesday Choir rehearsal attendance is mandatory as well as Sunday morning worship. Email pastorharry@celebrationgnv.org 3-1-12-7-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 4-25-12-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-25-72-15 www.UFMoverGuys.comLicensed & Insured Last Minute Specials Loading & Unloading Full-Service Mover. 352-222-0211. FL Movers Reg No IM1847 4-25-12-72-15 NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiOnline.com Private Experienced Affordable 4-25-74 15 Epic Photographer for HireEmail suzettecook@onebox.com Gator Alum, hrly chg. You keep the digital files www.mizdigital.com 352-260-2511 4-25-12-72-15 Horse boarding, $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 2-2912-33-15 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 INSURANCE WE REPRESENT OVER 100 COMPANIES. HOME, AUTO, LIABILITY. WHY PAY MORE? www.sunshinestateinsurance.com Trusted Choice Agency 352-371-9696 3-23-12-20-15 BUSINESS OWNERS AND MOTHERS Gavin Doran Photography is prepared to capture the essence of your business or family.Get a competitive advantage & create memories.Email hunter@gavindoran.com 2-28-5-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) All Womens Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 4-25-72-16 HAPPY HOUR @ CHAMPAGNE SALON$10 Eyebrow Threading1109 W. University Ave. 215-2873 2-24-520 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. 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 Special February and March Rates$99 Advanced Cardiac Life Support and $35 Basic Life Support(BLS)(CPR).American Heart Association Card issued. Training Gators for 15 years!! Call Cardiac One(352)494-4217. 3-20-12-18-16 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 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 VIBRAM FIVE FINGERSExtensive selection of Vibram Five Fingers shoes Many styles on sale right now. If you haven't tried them you really should! LloydClarkeSports.com. Just 1 mile north of UF on 13 St. 3-2-8-18 FLIP FLOPS GALOREExcellent selection of flip flops many on sale now Reef, Teva, Sanuk, Roxy, Chaco, Q.S. Spring Break Necessity! Lloyd Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 3-2-8-18 FREE GAIT ANALYSISCome run on our treadmill and let us fit you right for your next running shoes. 36 years locally owned. Lloyd Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 3-2-8-18SHOP LOCAL & ONLINENEED ATHLETIC GEAR, SHOES, SANDALS & other casual wear but want parents to buy for you? Our entire store is online with local pickup available. Free shipping too! Find us on facebook. Lloyd Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 3-2-8-18 IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! Transcendental Meditation Technique: A free Introductory Lecture, Sunday, Feb. 26, 1pm at the Hampton Inn, Arredondo Room, 101 S.E. 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601. Questions: 352-338-1249 or abyxbe@tm.org, Allan Byxbe. 2-24-12-820

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG alligatorSports.orgMake sure to visit the website for additional coverage of Gators sports. You can also follow us on Twitter with the handle: @alligatorSports.Florida catcher Brittany Schutte has been excelling in the cleanup role for the Gators, pulling in multiple weekly honors. See story, page 18. NO. 1 FLORIDA BEAT BETHUNE-COOK MAN, 8-6, ON TUESDAY AT MCKETHAN STADIUM. TOM GREENAlligator Staff Writer JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer David Carr / AlligatorUF freshman Brad Beal scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds in Tuesdays win, but he also accounted for four turnovers after committing six Saturday. SEE BASEBALL, P A GE 20 SEE HOOPS, P A GE 18Donovan speech inspires UF comebackTucker QuotableIt wasnt pleasant. ... I wouldnt want my kids to hear it. Erving Walker UF point guard (on Billy Donovans halftime speech Tuesday) Tuckers gamewinner outshines two-homer night from Zunino

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JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer season, Brittany Schutte not only outper ALLIGATOR David Carr / AlligatorFlorida catcher and cleanup hitter Brittany Schutte won two awards this week after recording a hit in nine straight at-bats and driving in six runs during last weeks games. Schutte receives national recognition for standout weekendDavid Carr / Alligator after suffering a broken left foot in Tuesdays game. Yeguete suffers broken left foot in second 3-point line in the Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 17 When you hit fourth for the Gators, you get everyones attention and I truly appreciate the way Brittany has handled the pressure.Tim WaltonUF softball coach Turnovers Hoops Graphic TOs Assists Result Date 20 15 LOSS 69-72 at Syracuse 18 14 LOSS 83-85 (2OT) at Rutgers 18 13 WIN 63-47 vs. Auburn 16 11 LOSS 74-81 at Ohio State 15 9 LOSS 70-75 vs. Tennessee 15 10 LOSS 56-67 at Tennessee 15 19 WIN 78-65 vs. Wright State Dec. 2 Dec. 29 Feb. 21 Nov. 15 Feb. 11 Jan. 7 Nov. 21 Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff Donovan

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer While most of the Gators practiced their routines with the coaching staff last fall, Rachel Spicer had one less semester to prepare for the upcoming season. Spicer, a 17-year-old from Texas, was one of three freshmen to join the UF gymnastics team last December. She signed her National Letter of Intent with Florida in November, but elected to graduate early from Marcus High in Flower Mound, Texas, to enroll for the spring semester. Here I dont really notice my age and being young because everyone is so close, said Spicer, who turns 18 in June. Sometimes I take an advantage from that because they have so many more experiences than me, and they can help me in that aspect. Spicer joined the team on Dec. 26 and saw action 11 days later in all four events during UFs season opener against North Carolina State. In her debut, Spicer scored 9.75 exercise, 9.7 on vault and a 9.65 on an uneven bars exhibition. They had to have at least trusted me a little bit because I got to compete in all of the events at just believed in me, even though I hadnt been here very long. Spicer entered UF with experience as a member of the Junior Olympic National team and Metroplex Gymnastics, her elitelevel club. Still, it took her a couple of weeks to get used to the physically draining pace of collegiate gymnastics. I was like, Oh my gosh, this is going to be so hard, Spicer said. But I think for being so young, Ive done a pretty good job just things. Throughout the remainder of January, Spicer gradually saw less action than she did against the Wolfpack due to a sore calf. But in the past two meets, Spicer has been a big contributor for the Gators, competing in six events and one exhibition. Against LSU on Feb. 10, she talshe added a 9.8 on vault. Last weekend at Auburn, Spicer a strained groin muscle, but still managed to record career bests on She came up just a little bit said. But the way she performed, the way she competed she stuck her vault again and her beam, just no wobbles. Knowing that, doing a really limited number, she did a great job being out there [last Friday] competing consistently. Spicer said she hopes to compete in at least three events when No. 1 Florida hosts No. 3 Georgia to close out its Southeastern Conference slate Friday night. All of my hard work started to pay off [last Friday], Spicer said. But I just need to work on my endurance and Ill be back and ready. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 19Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida junior attacker Kitty Cullen highlighted UFs success in yellow-card situa tions with a man-down goal Sunday against Maryland-Baltimore County. David Carr / Alligator 17. She posted career bests on beam (9.875) and vault (9.85) Friday against Auburn. GYMNASTICSFloridas Spicer, 17, having impact after early arrival JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Writer The Gators want to play like they have the upper hand even when they dont. A change to the carding rules in womens lacrosse this season has put teams in situations where they often have to play with a man advantage or disadvantage. Florida had its most impressive performance of the season in these uneven situations on Sunday in an 18-6 win at Maryland-Baltimore County. After converting on less than 50 percent of games of the season, the Gators capitalized on both Retriever yellow cards in Sundays win. Its something we need to continue to work on, coach Amanda OLeary said of playing a man up. Opportunities are going to arise where we are going to be in those situations. OLeary said Floridas success when playing with a man advantage is predicated on Its just really good ball movement, OLeary said. Its very similar to basketball. ciently and that person has to put the ball in the back of the net. Under the previous rule, the offending team could still keep seven players in the acplayers outside of that third. The new rule prevents the penalized team from moving a player up on offense or back on defense, forcing them to play 7-on-6 lacrosse during the time the carded player is out. With UF on the advantage, Ashley Bruns found Gabi Wiegand 12 seconds into the second half against the Retrievers. One minute after UMBCs Alicia Krause picked up her second yellow card of the game, Bruns had the ball behind the net and found junior attacker Caroline Chesterman unguarded on the right side of the crease for a goal. UF also excelled against UMBC in situations where it was a man down. In addition to holding the Retrievers scoreless on one of their man-up opportunigoal of the season when junior attacker Kitty Cullen beat a triple team and scored an unassisted goal. Cullen said the attack is only as effective as the defense allows it to be that when playing a man down. Whenever the defense can force a turnover, the offense will have a good chance to score. Our defenders are just unbelievable when we are a man down, Cullen said. The Gators had six yellow cards in their 14-5 win over Jacksonville last Wednesday, and while OLeary said after the game that she was not pleased with the overly aggressive play, she said it gave them good in-game experience playing a man down. We are getting better at it, OLeary said. The fact that we scored a man down was a testament to our attacking and being able to run by those defenders.Gators making most of new man-up, man-down situations The fact that we scored a man down was a testament to our attack ing and being able to run by those defenders.Amanda OLearyUF coach

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20, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 Magliozzi lasts three innings in winweekend, the reigning SEC Player of the Year said he felt he was pressing too much at the plate with teams pitching him outside of the strike zone. I know Im going to get pitched there most of weekend and was able to sit back in my stance [Tuesday] and get a couple pitches I can drive. After working on his swing and shortening his stride during Floridas off day Monday, Zunino settled in against the Wildcats (2-2). he saw from Bethune-Cookman starter Scott Garner start the scoring for the Gators. Florida added three runs the following inning and another in the fourth, but the Gators middle relief seventh innings to allow the Wildcats to take a 6-5 lead. Theres some things pitching-wise with the young pitchers we need to get a little better at, Florida coach Kevin OSullivan said. We need to pitch ahead a little bit and we need to put zeroes on the board the following inning when we score. Theyre young mistakes and theyll get better as we move along. While the middle relievers struggled to sustain a lead for the second game in a row, Zuninos bat came to the rescue again to lead off the seventh when he hit to tie the game. late-inning hit, helped UF overcome a night when the Gators stranded 10 runners on base and gave Florida some momentum heading into Wednesday nights home game against No. 19 UCF. Freshman Johnny Magliozzi got the start for Flor hit batter. He also struck out three. Austin Maddox picked up the win, throwing two innings of scoreless relief. It doesnt get any easier, OSullivan said. We still havent clicked yet, were still knocking some rust off, so to speak. I dont think were quite sharp yet, but well get there. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. BASEBALL, from page 17Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffFlorida catcher Mike Zunino hit two home runs in Tuesdays 8-6 win. Theres some things pitching-wise with the young hitters we need to get a little better at.Kevin OSullivanUF baseball coach



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FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 10 CLASSIFIEDS 15 CROSSWORD 19 SPORTS 23 VOLUME 106 ISSUE 106 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Commission votes in support of water regulationsThe resolution will protect Alachua County springs, pg 3. Relish to open new location in downtown GainesvilleThe restaurant will stay open after bars close, pg 5. Florida used a second-half surge to pull away from Auburn on Tuesday night at home. See story, page 17. Dancer, blogger talks body image in the Reitz Union Ballroom, pg. 4. 77 /60 Haley Stratcher / Alligator Staff Party Animals Unite Party dog, Jackson, 14 months, plays with Students Party dog, Sammy, 18 months, on Turlington Plaza on Tuesday afternoon. Unite Party campaigners said Jackson was born a Unite dog. Students Party campaigners said they were the JON SILMAN Alligator Staff Writer It was a simple status update. Beatrice Diehl, 22, a journalism senior and a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority, felt a need to express her opinion about Student Government after she read an article in the Alligator on Monday about a Unite Party member throwing away copies of the paper. In an interview with the Alligator on Tuesday, she described a social environment that catered to the Unite Party by coercing memprivileges and that generally perpetuated a silent mandate to support the party or be subtly ostracized, even reprimanded. Its patronage politics, she said, and thats what I hate so much about it. Its not democratic at all. Diehl, a member of Sigma Kappa for four years, said she doesnt usually get involved with SG, but after the trash can newspaper incident, she had to speak out. On Tuesday at about 2:30 a.m., she wrote this: Everyone remember to vote today!! As a Senior, it would be really great to leave this school knowing it was in good hands, with people who actually care about the ENTIRE student body. Ive hated campus politics and avoided them for four years because they seemed so petty. And this proves they Sorority member speaks out about electionSEE SORORITY, PAGE 8 POLLS ARE OPEN UNTIL 8:30 P.M. SAMANTHA SHAVELL Alligator Writer Tuesdays Student Government elections brought out about 18 percent more students elections. Supervisor of Elections Toni Megna said Tuesdays votes tallied 6,517. These numbers are up about 1,000 votes tions. 2011 election was 5,486, and the total vote tally for the Spring 2011 was 5,532, according to Alligator archives. No major computer errors occurred Tuesday. Ian Centrone, a 21-year-old advertising senior, voted in the CSE lab and said some of the keyboards were acting up, but it didnt cause too much of a problem. Students can vote today at any of the 11 locations, which include the Broward Hall BaseMcCarty Hall B computer lab B, Southwest Rec Center, Levin College of Law student lounge, CSE Computer Lab, Marston Library and the Health Science Center Library Collaboration Center. Today the health center location will open at 9 a.m. and the CSE Computer Lab will close at 4:30 p.m. EMILY MILLER Alligator Contributing Writer Tickets to see Billy Joel are available today. Joel will answer questions and perform March 1 at 8 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for the event, which are free to UF students with a Gator 1 Card, will be day from noon to 5 p.m. University Box Ofbefore 7 a.m. About 1,800 tickets will be available. One ticket is permitted per student ID, and no more than four IDs can be presented at a time. You are never in your life going to be able to see Billy Joel for free, and this is a great experience and hopefully a memory you will have forever, said Corey Portnoy, Accent chairman. He is a legend. Portnoy said Accent Speakers Bureau is paying Joel $25,000 for the event. If tickets are still available, they will be distributed Thursday starting at noon for students and at 6 p.m. for the public. Doors open at 7 p.m. Each ticket reserves a seat until 7:45 p.m. Student Government Productions chairman Jeffrey Schnier said the Phillips Center was chosen per Joels request. Student Government Productions is cosponsoring the event. Billy Joel to perform at Phillips Center Joel Its patronage politics, and thats what I hate so much about it. Its not democratic at all.Beatrice DiehlUF senior

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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 106 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 77/60 PARTLY CLOUDY 80/60 THUNDER STORMS 80/48 PARTLY CLOUDY 66/40 PARTLY CLOUDY 71/50 SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WHATS HHAPPENING?3-Day Call in to Support the RTS Bus Drivers Today to Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Turlington Plaza This week Students for a Democratic Society is hosting a three-day call-in to support bus drivers. See members on Turlington Plaza to learn more about the challenges that RTS bus drivers are facing and how to help. 5K-9 Olympics Today, 2 p.m. Reitz Union North Lawn Compete alongside your dog in the first 5K-9 Olympics. Winners of the longest fetch, highest jump and most time standing on hind legs will be rewarded with prizes including cruises, gym memberships and waived University Commons 5K-9 admission. More event details can be found on Facebook. com/uc5k9. Authors@UF: Hitlers Shadow Nazi War Criminals, US Intelligence and the Cold War Today, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Smathers Library, Room 1A History professor Norman Goda will discuss his book Hitlers Shadow Nazi War Criminals, US Intelligence and the Cold War. The book investigates how and why numerous Nazi war criminals, including high officials of the Gestapo, escaped prosecution at the end of WWII. Goda will share his presents a free lecture series. Pandit, born and raised in India, is a licensed, board-certified physician. His 20-year search for a reason to believe led him through the questions of atheism, postmodernism and pluralism to a unique method of comparing the five great world religions. For more information visit facebook.com/pandituf or email uf.babyisaac@gmail.com Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. perspective as a writer, historian and researcher. Q&A and reception will follow. CHISPAS General Body Meeting Today, 6:30 p.m. Institute of Hispanic Latino Cultures, La Casita All students are welcome. There will be free pizza and a speaker from the Student/ Farmworker Alliance. Golden Key General Body Meeting Today, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Turlington, Room L011 Go to Golden Keys third general body meeting to learn about more ongoing events and opportunities this spring. There will be free pizza, soda and a presentation from guest speaker Abhi Lokesh. After the meeting, everyone is invited to a social at Applebees to raise funds for Relay for Life. Cross Examined: The Evidence for Belief Today to Friday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Ocora at Pugh Hall Join Dr. Subodh Pandit as he

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 COMMISSION WANTS LOCAL WATER CONTROL. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThe Alachua County Commission wants Ginnie Springs and other county springs to keep strongly To bring attention to water depletion in Alachua County, the commission pledged its support to keep water regulation of Floridas rivers and springs under local conIn a unanimous vote Tuesday morning, the commission approved a resolution to continue its support of keeping control of public water within water management districts, which are the agencies that control how much water can be pumped out of the ground to irrigate land The resolution came in reaction to a Florida Senate bill that would take water regulation power from the water management districts Two springs in North Florida that were once tourist destinations in the 1920s are now dried up because too many areas around the state are pumping groundwater out of North Florida, said Chris Bird, director of the Alachua County Environmental Protection Deconcerned GinWater and lack of it is probably the most pressing problem in the future of Florida, commissioner County is split between two districts: the Suwannee River Water Johns River Water Management When residents request a per mit to irrigate their land usually farmland their water district denies or grants them a permit to set up a well that pumps groundwater from the Floridan Aquifer, a large underground body of water that As a result, there is less water While supporting water management districts will not solve the problem of disappearing water, the commissioners said at the meeting, it would allow local governments to keep a watchful eye over the If the state government takes control of water regulation and distribution, it could pump from County votes to protect springsDeLaney

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012Elizabeth Hamilton / AlligatorRagen Chastain, three-time national championship dancer, author and motivational speaker, talks about positive body image in the Rion Ballroom on Tuesday night. ON Ca AMPUS CAITLIN HARTLEYAlligator Contributing WriterWhen Ragen Chastain collapsed on a treadmill in her gym, she knew she had to make some changes in her life. Tuesday night, she shared her discoveries and offered strategies for a life of health and happiness with an audience of about 80 people in the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom. GatorWell paid Chastain $2,000 to speak. Chastain is 5 foot 4 inches tall and weighs 284 pounds. She believes she is the healthiest and happiest she could ever be. She encourages others with body image issues to feel the same way. Health and weight are two different things, Chastain said. There are healthy people and unhealthy people in every size and weight. Chastain overcame an eating disorder and won three national dance championships. She now maintains a blog about her journey at danceswithfat.org. She said shes familiar with negativity from doctors and society, and she still receives ridicule despite her accomplishments. A lot of times, somebody wants to bring me in as a speaker, but I was turned down because they say I was promoting obesity, she said. On the contrary, she said, her belief is to support all body types and help people love what size they are while being healthy. a 23-year-old mental health counseling student. From Dancer, blogger talks body image at Reitz CAROLYN HANDAlligator Contributing WriterThe Alachua County School Board voted Tuesday to keep county schools 2012-13 Spring Break separate from that of UF and Santa Fe College. The vote was 3-2. Some advocated for aligning the breaks to give UF and SFC employees who have school-age children the chance to have the same Spring Break as their children. But some board members were wor ried that having an earlier Spring Break would have a negative effect on student performance in the spring months. If youre a teacher, you know that after Spring Break especially with high school students the students think the school year is over, said Eileen Roy, a member of the School Board. Shane Andrew, principal of Newberry High School, said students tend to lose focus after Spring Break, especially high school seniors who are preoccupied with thoughts of prom and graduation. chua County Education Association, told the Board at a previous meeting that teachers and staff were concerned a joint Spring Break would give high school students easy access to alcohol through older college students. board member Carol Oyenarte said aligning the breaks would mean more parental supervision for students. Encouraging the board to try something new, Oyenarte said doing so would be similar to its previous decision to adopt a countywide school dress code. least worth a try, she said. School teacher and a parent, said she understood that the decision was not an easy one for the board. The 3-2 vote tonight to me says that they were kind of torn themselves in what kind of decision to make, she that we can all adjust to change. But it just sounds like tonight that they were not quite ready to embrace that philosophy when it comes to the spring schedule.School Board votes on Spring Break dates THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW ORLEANS As the sun began to set and the traditional family atmosphere of ed, streams of revelers poured into New Orleans French Quarter to continue the party well into the night. Earlier, bathed in spring-like warmth and showered with trinkets, beads and music, New Orleans reveled in the excesses of Fat Tuesday. A seemingly endless stream of costumed marching groups and ornately decorated poured out of the Garden District, while the expecting to see debauchery. And they did. Some in the Quarter had a sleepless party. The drinking was in full-swing again shortly after dawn, and with it came outwould continue until police made their annual attempt to break up the merrymaking at midnight, when Lent began. Tom White, 46, clad in a pink tutu, bicycled with his wife, Allison, to the French Quarter. Im the pink fairy this year, he said. Im not too creative, but when you weigh 200 pounds and put on a tutu, people still take your picture. His wife was not in costume. Hes disgraced the family enough, she said. The theme of the day was party hard and often. Across the globe, people dressed up in elaborate costumes and partied the day away. In Rio de Janeiro, an estimated 850,000 tourists joined the citys massive guese, who have suffered deeply in Eupeal to keep working. hundreds of thousands of people. The celebration arrived in Louisiana in 1682 when the explorer LaSalle and his party stopped at a place they called Bayou ebrate.Costumes, beads consume Mardi Gras in New Orleans TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterAlachua County Sheriffs for having sex with a 16-yearold girl. Torie G. Richardson, 33, was charged with sexual assault after spending Sunday 6 at 4000 SW 40th Blvd. The Brian Gregalot that she and Richardson had sex twice in the last year, according to the arrest report. rested Richardson for sexual assault of a girl younger than 16 years old on Dec. 13, but charges were dropped on Jan. according to the Alachua County Clerk of Court. The girl in the most recent case said she didnt know Richardson before he added her as a friend on Facebook According to the arrest report, they communicated via telephone and Facebook before eventually meeting at Eddy On Sunday, the two decided to meet again. The girl said she where they smoked marijuana for about 30 minutes before having sex, according to police. Richardson has been incar cerated in the state three times and most recently got out in 2009, according to the Florida Department of Corrections.Man charged with having sex with teenagerRichardson Kaifang Zheng Eileen Roy

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 John McLaughlin / AlligatorPeace Corps AcceptanceThe director of the Peace Corps, Aaron Williams (right), presents Elihu Isele (left), 35, with an acceptance package to the Peace Corps. Isele recently graduated with a masters in sustainable development practice from UF. Albert the Alligator also made an appearance. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterBeverly Bruce was watching The Voice Monday night when her grandson came home An Alachua County Sheriffs Monday on charges of arson and criminal mischief, accordwho Bruce said is mentally challenged, came home from drinkwanted to drive to see his girlfriend, but Bruce wouldnt let when he is drunk, said Bruce, After frantically searching for his grandmothers car keys, Thomas went into an into the storage closet where Bruce stored her 5-foot-tall fake match and set the box holding the tree ablaze, according to the Bruce said she did not chase him when he went into the and continued watching The Voice, a reality TV singing Bruce said she was accustomed to her grandsons drunken outbursts after living with she said his behavior has never Ten minutes later, she saw bedroom adjacent to her livBruce, who needs a tank of oxygen to breathe, tried to said she remembered there was a built-in oxygen tank in her car said, Im outta here, Bruce Bruce locked herself in her meantime, Thomas took a steak knife from the kitchen, walked outside and slashed the front left tire of her Civic, accordWithin minutes, Bruce said, ties vehicles the cardboard box holding her Christmas tree, according to the Thomass bond has not been set, and he was in the Alachua County Jail as of Tuesday night, according to the county Clerk I just want him to get some Man charged with setting relatives closet on fireLOCAL BLAINE KRIVACEKAlligator Contributing Writer Relish Big Tasty Burgers will town Gainesville that will stay The new location at 201 SE Roche said the Midtown locaas the new downtown location Along with extended weekend hours, the downtown Relish will have an outside seating area, serve beer and wine and have 60Roche said he aims to create Roche, who also owns the Pita the Relish in Midtown in January sis on fresh ingredients and certiMarketing junior David Bur khardt, 21, said he enjoys the resRelish is really convenient after a late night in Midtown, he downtown too for when I am in a Relish to open downtown location We really focus on people having a great experience when they visit Relish.Rob Rocheowner of RelishThomas

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Will you go to Relish downtown?324 TOTAL VOTES67% YES 33% NOMondays question: Are you going to vote today?Never Be SilencedVoting is the only way to be heard in SGWhat is UF Student Government? According the SG Constitution, members of Student Government are supposed to: -represent and defend the rights of students to the univer sity, the community and government; -provide a forum for the expression of student views and interests; -promote academic freedom, responsibility and high standards of education; dents. -help promote understanding and recognition of the responsibilities of students to the university, the community and humanity. During this election, you probably have not heard these principles espoused by representatives of either party. However, these principles are extremely important to understanding why you should care about SG elections. According to its own constitution, SG represents the voice of the entire Student Body, and it cannot do so justly unless members of the Student Body make their voices heard at the ballot box. If this election is decided by members of only a few organithose views alone. SG will also be beholden to only those who helped put them in power. Voting is not only your privilege, but at UF, where SG holds Caring about this election will also ensure that you have the mistakes. Fortunately, the Alligator is protected by the First Amendment to act as a watchdog for you, the Student Body. But we can only do so much to hold our representatives accountable. Unless members of SG recognize the power of the nothing will change. Voting for the SG Elections ends tonight at 8:30 p.m. The locations include the Broward Hall basement, Jennings lab, McCarty Hall B computer lab B, Southwest Recreation Center, Levin College of Law student lounge, CSE computer lab, Marston Library and the Health Science Center Library Collaboration Center. The CSE lab will close at 4:30 p.m. and the health center location will open at 9 a.m. today. Go vote. Do not vote on behalf of any party, any platform or any particular candidate. Vote to keep your voice.Internet shouldnt change the way we readWere all familiar with people who claim to hate reading, yet spend hours perusing Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr posts. Now its time to fess up. In the last week, have you spent more time engaged in deep, contemplative reading or browsing the Internet? to absorb yourself in longer writings and easier to read short online articles? Lets be clear: By deep, contemplative reading, I mean a complete, undisturbed commitment to a writing of several pages. That is, reading in the traditional sense. Contrasted with this type of reading are inattentive Internet browsing, reading Facebook posts, emailing and quickly skimming Wikipedia articles in short, the ways we read online content. Research shows that there is a fundamental difference between these two types of reading. Scholars at Univer sity College London conducted a study observing online research habits and found that Internet readers power browse horizontally through titles going for quick wins. It almost seems that they go online to avoid reading in the traditional sense. So why are we avoiding reading in the traditional writing? In his article Is Google Making Us Stupid?, Nicholas Carr explored such questions and found that he, along ing longer writings as their Internet use increased over the years. Further, Carr argued that we tend to take on the qualities of the technology we use, and the Internet might be fundamentally changing the way we think. affecting the way we think. Much Internet use today is information or entertainment that tend to have little lastAs we read Facebook and Twitter posts, watch short video clips and quickly skim Wikipedia articles (forgetting its content soon after), we reinforce the neural circuitry responsible for Similarly, as we use the Internet more, we tend to engage less in longer writings. This may have long-term effects on our ability to think because it weakens the neural cir we become less likely to read longer writings to gain new insight. riences on social media websites are devoid of cohesive the mid-21st century mind might almost become infantlike, characterized by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathize and a shaky sense of identity. This is not to condescend or bemoan a technology that has made knowledge more widely available. The Inter emerging evidence suggesting that its unchecked use may affect the way we think. At the end of the week, ask yourself: Have I spent more time browsing the Internet and reading Facebook statuses or reading in the traditional sense? If the answer is the former, remember that you might be changing the way you think, and try to take steps to tip the balance in favor of the latter. Abdul Zalikha is a biology and English junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Abdul Zalikhaopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 T he past few weeks have been politically dominated by President Barack Obamas mandate requiring Catholic institutions to provide workers with access to contraception and pharmacological abortion. The conservative outcry was well-placed, and I agree that the mandate was a gross governmental overstep. The political and religious battle at the moment of the declaration was well covered, yet another question should be answered: How does contraception affect the fabric of society? Most of us are so used to the existence of readily available contraception that we cannot imagine a world without it. Like everyone who attended a public school in Florida, I was forced to take a sexual education course at 12 years old, in which I was taught the virtues of sexual prophylactics. It was condescendingly assumed that we would all soon be engaging in wanton sex, so the best thing the school could do was make sure nobody got pregnant. The underlying assumption in courses such as these is that sex is a recreational activity, which unfortunately can have the negative side effect of pregnancy. Sex is considered by our society a fun thing to do on the weekends with no lingering consequences, thanks to contraception. Whether to bear a child, on the other hand, is considered an educated choice, much like taking out a mortgage on a home or starting a retirement fund. Before widespread contraception, sex and pregnancy were not separated. Rather, they were one in the same. People got married not because of any 20th-century romantic ideal, but because a couple bearing children was a boon to society. Pregnancy was once considered a blessing from God now it is often seen as a curse. When did we, as a culture, begin to perceive ourselves as Nietzschian god-men with the ability to overthrow the laws of nature with a manufactured prophylactic? These past few paragraphs pose the question: Was the current sexual climate born out of widespread contraception, or did an organic cultural change simply create the demand? The answer is likely a little of both. However, contraception is still the symbol of our highly sexualized culture, and its fair to ask if disconnecting sex from pregnancy is healthy for society. The Western world is suffering a reversal of its family trees. Birth rates have declined immensely in Europe, and are suffering in the U.S. as well. Women in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Greece bear less than two children each on average a number that leads to a decline in population. The U.S. is barely over the line at 2.06 children per woman. However, the current model of Western government expenditures relies on ever-increasing generations of young people to support those who retire. There is a reason why Social Security is no longer as economically viable as it was when it was founded people arent having enough babies. Isnt it ironic that those on the left who so staunchly support contraception and abortion at the same time advertise a system that relies on high birth rates to function? To reverse this course, the way Western culture perceives sex and pregnancy has to change. Sex should no longer be a recreational activity but rather a meaningful symbol of union between two individuals. Pregnancy should no longer be seen as a curse, but rather a blessing. One is reminded of the motto of the 1933 Century of Progknew the society their new product would breed. Even if they Luke Bailey is a history junior at UF. His column appears on Wednesdays. Sex should not always be considered recreational Column Luke Baileyopinions@alligator.org On Feb. 13, the Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted Israeli journalist Amira Hass. Hass is an Israeli, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors and is known for her leftist reports on Palestinian affairs. Her lecture left me in shock and frustration. I would like to put the rhetoric aside and discuss the facts. In her discussion titled Israel & Palestine: Fear of the Future, Hass lamented the culture of what she calls Jewish ethnic privileges in Israel and cautioned everyone in the packed Pugh Hall against the dangers of such a colonial society. I am an ardent supporter of free speech, but I am also a strong believer in the importance of facts and informed decisions. To those who agree with Hass, I ask you to consider the following. Hass asserts that Palestinians are forced to live as stateless refugees in their own homeland. Yet it was Arab leaders who, in 1948, refused to accept the United Nations Partition Plan and instead went to war with Israel. After the war of 1967, Israeli leaders immediately sought to return the newly acquired Sinai and Gaza Strip in exchange for peace. Arab governments including Jordan, Syria and Egypt refused and launched a surprise attack on Israels holiest day of the year in 1973. Hass claims that Israel disregarded its chance for peace by ignoring the Oslo Accords, but she failed to acknowledge several key points. Discussions between Yasser Arafat (chairman of the Palestinian Labor Organization, an organization whose explicit goal was to replace Israel rather than live alongside it) and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin began in 1993. Israel agreed to withdraw from most of the territories in exchange for peace and the PLOs acknowledgment of Israels right to exist. Yet in 2000 at Camp David, Yasser Arafat choose to reject a two-state solution and the second intifada (wave of terrorism) began two months later. The Oslo Accords are just one of many examples of Israels attempts to obtain peaceful relations. Israeli soldiers forcibly withdrew Israeli citizens from Gaza and the West Bank in 2005 in order to turn the land over to Palestinians in hopes of peace. Since the disengagement, Quassam rockets as Sederot on a nearly daily basis for the past 10 years. I do not write this article in an attempt falsify every single one of Hasss claims. Like any country, Isit is unique in that it is surrounded on all sides by enemies and must go to greater lengths than any other state to protect its people both Arabs and Jews. tacks on Israeli citizens by comparing the situation to South African apartheid. This claim is in need of Apartheid was a system in which the minority of whites governed the majority black population. Blacks were subjected to social, political and economic discrimination. Unlike the apartheid system, Israel not only extends citizenship to Arabs but also gives equal protections, rights and liberties to all those citizens. Israel is a multi-ethnic democracy, struggling to eradicate discrimination, not promote it. Furthermore, as of 2011, 13 of the 110 Knesset seats and one seat on the Supreme Court are held by Arabs. Hass also claims that the security fence constructed by the Israelis in 2003 when terrorist attacks were at their peak is a means of separation and segregation. However, 97 percent is chain-link fence and, most important, terrorist attacks have decreased more than 90 percent since its construction. I could write pages addressing each of Hasss claims: refuting, rebutting and clarifying. But unlike Hass, I am not hoping to propagate my views to you. I simply want to present both sides of the issue. To eliminate Israel is to eliminate the only democracy in the Middle East, a country that provides the world with technology and other incredible resources. To eliminate Israel is to also eliminate Americas one true ally in the region. Today, if you walk down the streets of Tel Aviv, you will pass Arab shops and sit next to Palestinians on the bus. It is abundantly clear that there is no systematic oppression in place. As students at UF, you all have the opportunity to make independent and informed decisions. Do not allow yourselves to be swayed by one speaker. Consider the facts. Zoe Beiner is a history freshman at UF. Students should ignore speakers rhetoricGuest columnZoe BeinerSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 THE VIDEO WAS POSTED TUESDAY. STAFF REPORTUnite Party members uploaded a video to YouTube on Tuesday afternoon of Student Body presidential candidate Tj Villamil speaking about The Independent Florida Alligator. The video, posted by UnitePartyUF at about 1 p.m., had about 850 views as of Tuesday evening and was also posted on the Unite Partys Facebook page. In the video, Villamil said he asked the Florida Alligator to cut its expenses in 2011 in order to increase the funds available for student organizations by 5 percent. Villamil could not be reached for comment Tuesday evening. Christina Bonnarigo, Unite Party spokeswoman, said she could not clarify or elaborate on Villamils statements. Janine Sikes, UF spokeswoman, said the university. The University of Florida often purchases space for advertising or campus news bullesupport to the newspaper, she wrote in an email Tuesday. Jeanna Mastrodiacasa, assistant vice president of student affairs, said the newspapers budget has no effect on the budgets of student organizations. totally separate, she said. Jean Chance, chairwoman of the Alligators board of directors, said the Alligator became independent of the university in 1973 after the editor, Ron Sachs, approved an insert to run with the paper listing the addresses of abor tion clinics. Abortion was illegal in Florida at the time, as was printing information about abortion or abortion clinics. Prior to this, she said, the Florida Alligator, Union, was funded by the Students Activities Fee and had a board that was appointed by the UF president. After the insert ran, Sachs was arrested, Chance said. The court ruled in his favor, declaring the state law unconstitutional and a breach of free speech. However, Florida Attorney General Robert Shevin ruled that the Alligator and UF should split. Following this decision, she said, the paper moved off campus and added independent to its name. This independence refers not only to the papers relationship with UF, but also to the relationship between the newsroom and the business side, said Patricia Carey, general manager of the Alligator. The newsroom is entirely student-run, with 52 paid employees. The other departments advertising, business, production and promotions have 22 paid employees and 10 unpaid interns. These people are a mixture of both students and career staff members, Carey said, but the two parts of the Alligator never There is a strict hands-off policy when it comes to the editorial department, she said. And it works both ways. Editorial cant come into advertising and tell us what to run, and we would never come to editorial and say, Write this story about an advertiser. Carey oversees the Alligators total operating expenses and said the newspapers budget has been steadily decreasing since 2009. As a result of the shrinking budget, staff has also decreased. Alligator staff writers Joey Flechas, Emily Morrow and Meredith Rutland contributed to this report.Villamil criticizes Alligator in campaign YouTube videoScreenshot pulled from YouTube.comTj Villamil, presidential candidate for the Unite Party, speaks in a YouTube video posted Tuesday afternoon. stSTUDENtT GOVERNMENtT ELECtTIONsS SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterThe Student Government Election Commission advised the UF Supreme Court to disqualify several Students Party candidates. The commission, lead by Michael Hacker, recommended three Students Party engineering Student Senate candidates Umair Asghar, Kyle Collins and Max Stein be that engineering students votes for the Students Party executive ticket not be counted. fall on the Supreme Court at its meeting on Sunday. The Unite Party complaint focused on an unauthorized email sent through an academic list-serv. The issue of authorization was dropped. However, the commission ruled that the Students Party violated the election codes by using IT services for personal commercial purposes. This violates UFs Acceptable Use Policy. Students Party treasurer candidate Carly Wilson argued that the Acceptable Use Policy states that IT resources can be used for support of student activities. The Unite Party representatives said the Students Party candidates could personally gain from sending the emails. I dont see any grounds to exempt themselves as a political par ty, said Unite Party general council Casey Stamps. The Unite Party said the Students Party sent a campaign email through the Institute of Industrial Engineers list-serv. The Students Party was also found to have violated election codes with two campaign emails that werent registered correctly. One is still being examined by the commission, which is scheduled to meet Friday. Students Party members said they will immediately appeal the decisions.SG commission hears complaint against Students PartyFacebook status update sparks controversy among sorority memberscane [sic] be: [link to article was provided here] and fair SG administration is just what we need. I tried to be apathetic for my entire college career, but reading things like this (and frankly knowing other sneaky tactics) makes me so upset. And again, in case I wasnt clear, you should really vote Students Party. Because theyre awesome. And democratic. Which is, you know, the way our government, whether university, local or national, should be. Okay. Off my soapbox. :) Diehl said she knew the post might potentially offend some, but was surprised to receive two separate messages from two anonymous, said this: Im not trying at all to limit your rights to freedom of speech, but since we as a Sigma Kappa chapter endorse Unite, your status is contradictory to our chapter views as a whole. It is also very unsisterly, considering we have sisters running on the Unite Party ticket this semester. If you would like to keep your status as is, I suggest that you please remove all of the Sigma Kappa paraphernalia from your hearts and doves, etc). Two hours later, Diehl received another message, this time from standards chairwoman Meredith Cotton. According to Diehl, the standards chairwoman checks to make sure sisters are not making the sorority look bad, and she would be responsible for asking sisters to remove drunk photos or inappropriate comments from Facebook. They make sure were being classy when we exercise our First Amendment rights, Diehl said, laughing. Cottons message: Your election posts are unsisterly and inappropriate, especially towards the women that are up for election. While it is great to exercise your freedom of speech, it is also hurtful to have sigma kappa and sisterly posts on your facebook that put down these women and their efforts. Please exercise your freedom of speech in a classy and respectful way, as the women involved in SG have personally come to me saying that they feel hurt by your actions. The messages upset Diehl, she said, especially because she was on her own Facebook page, and she said she wasnt putting down anyone in particular, just expressing an opinion. When I went into a sorority, I didnt expect they would try to take over your life and limit what you could say or do, she said. I just said I support Students Party, I dont support the Unite Party, and heres why. Diehl said coercion is a big part of the Greek communitys way of supporting the Unite Party, and that almost every soror They never explicitly tell you to vote Unite, but we have a Unite Party representative in every house, she said. And then we have people running for Unite, we have posters that say Unite, and they say we support Unite. Its everywhere. She said on election day a representative for Unite makes sure everyone is voting. Her house and many others have a way of ensuring this. We have a board, she said. The sticker board has all the names of the sisters on it, and for the two days of elections, they get texts and calls reminding them to vote. When they do, they are to place an I voted sticker next to their name. Doing so gets them points, which are incentives that she said can be used for sorority events like socials. And they will literally call you, she said. I even have a message from our message board that says having an exam is not an excuse tonight. You have to go out and vote. said, and the more stickers, the better. The idea is that if the Unite Party rep sees a full sticker board, itll be good for the house. In addition to the board, Diehl said sisters are expected to edge they have of the issues. We never sit down and talk about the issues. Its literally ing up and explaining the issues. Theyre always just, Remember, we support Unite. Its obvious who they want you to vote for. The thing that bothers Diehl the most is that she was chastised for stating her opinion. To receive such a response, I was kind of shocked and anare going to do that to someone. She said she didnt change her Facebook status, and she doesnt plan on doing it at all. She may be reprimanded again, but shes adamant about how she feels. Its my Facebook, she said, Im allowed to do that. SORORIORORITY, from page 1 I dont see any grounds to exempt themselves as a political party.Casey StampsUnite Party general council

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION, 1 From unforgettable cross-country trips to volunteer projects, spring break has become an undisputed highlight of the spring semester. The following is a guide to help you stay safe during your spring break travels: Travel Safety Tips if possible. dollars to twenty. back home in case of an emergency. Alcohol Tips hour, alternate your drinks with water,and make sure to eat before you drink. driver someone who will stay sober and drive. You can take turns for other parties. possession at all times. you drink, and stick to it. Get help if someone has any of the signs of alcohol poisoning: Person is passed out or unresponsive and cannot be awakened. Breathing is slow or irregular, with 10 seconds or more between breaths. Vomiting while sleeping or passed out and not waking after vomiting. Safer Sex Tips ing and leaving together it will help prevent unwanted hook-ups or anyone being left behind. condom and/or dental dam. situation. Sun Safety Tips tor) while outdoors. 3pm, by wearing hats, sun shades, light clothing, or carrying an umbrella while outdoors. For information regarding international travel, visit travel. tion!Conquering Spring Break can break because they are past the or used incorrectly, especially in the that a condom may break, you may want to keep the following points in mind. in a wallet, car, or direct sunlight because heat, even body heat, weakens the condom over time. Oil-based lubricants also cause condoms to etc) which is safe for use with condoms and can help prevent breakage by reducing friction. Never use two condoms at once because the friction can cause both package to ensure it still has an air and condom may be punctured). teeth, nails, or scissors). Pinch the tip of the condom to leave space for ejaculation and unroll the condom all the way down. or your partner ever find yourself in a situation where the condom does break there are a few things to conconcern, consider following your condom breaking incident with Plan control pill is available over-thecounter and can prevent pregnancy if taken within 72 hours. Plan B is most effective when within 24 hours. age can call a doctor, a health clinic, a pharmacy, or place an overnight prescription. are some things to consider. There are different window periit does come time to test, there are some reasonably priced or even free options to consider on campus or in UF students is available on campus 334-7960) for an optional $20 fee partment, and Planned Parenthood ing is usually determined by a sliding scale fee or based on your insurance. first and third Thursday of the month Always Be PreparedTips for a safer vacation with your friends schedules and the pressure of being academically successful can be great, so being UF students reported that effectively managing their time was very important to their academic success. time helps increase productivity and reduces procrastination, both of which can improve knowledge into action? 1. Assess how you are currently using your time. For 2-3 days, keep a time log of what you do during the day and how long you #2) and which are time wasters. 2. Know whats important! time according to your priorities. Higher prior3. Make time to manage time. how you will use your time. This can be done on a daily, weekly, monthly, and even wholesemester basis. There are a wide variety of tools that can be used to help with this including planners, calendars, phone apps, to do lists. Pick tion style. 4. Minimize distractions. your common distractors and time wasters these where possible. This may mean studying in a different environment, turning off the TV and/or computer, putting your phone on the day that you will not answer the phone or hang-out with friends. 5. Learn to say NO! like you do not have enough time in the day to then you may be putting too much on your ties that are not priorities and decrease them fore you say yes to something new, ask yourthink about cutting something else out of your schedule. 6. Make time for yourself! Living a balanced life is important to your overall wellbeand manage your stress. Take breaks while schedule in activities that you enjoy doing such as volunteering, hiking, dancing, going to sporting events, or spending time with friends. For more information about time management or to learn how to schedule an appointment with a wellness coach to work on time Managing Time for Academic Success FUN & FITNESS

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2, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 Recently at GatorWell we asked University of Florida students to provide us feedhad about health. The following are two were especially great and our answers: Q1. What should I do when everyone around me is drinking and I dont wish to drink? First of all, if you choose not to drink, you are not alone. At UF, over 17,000 students choose not to drink alcohol. The decision of when, where, and why you drink is yours. It should not be dependent on the drinking habits of those around you. Remember that it is always okay to say no to a drink. Be carry around a non-alcoholic drink such as juice, soda, tea, and water. Keep busy-make conversation, enjoy the meal or appetizers, take photos with other guests, or dance with your friends. Offer to be the sober designated driver. Explain your reasons for not drinking or make an excuse such as youre allergic to alcohol, you have a test or project the next day, you have to get up early the next morning, you dont want to spend the money, youve been sick and taking antibiotics, or it is contrary to your religious beliefs. Regardless of what you say, the decision to not drink is your own and it should be respected by your friends. Q2. Is there any way to know if drugs have been slipped into your drink at your party? It is important to remember that alcohol itself is the cheapest type of drug. It is also is easy to lose track of how many drinks Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) to over the legal limit of .08. Further, if an individual has passed out from drinking too much, legally they cannot give their consent for sexual activity. There is really no way to detect if an additional drug has been slipped into your drink. Most drugs are odorless, colorless, and tasteless. If a drug such as Rohypnol, Ketamine, or GHB has been slipped into your drink, you will experience the effects almost immediately including a sleepy, relaxed, and drunk feeling that lasts anywhere between 2 to 8 hours. These types of drugs combined with alcohol can also result in amnesia, respiratory depression, and death. Ways to decrease your risk include the following:§ Get a fresh drink if you have left your drink unattended.§ Never accept drinks from someone you § Watch the bartender or server make your drink§ Use the buddy system to watch out for friends§ Never leave a party or club with someone you do not know well and trust§ Be alert to any unusual behavior around you.§ If you suspect your drink has been drugged, seek medical help as soon as possible. For more information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, visit GatorWells You Asked, We Answered

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION 3PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Incorporating physical activity into your day can be a stress levels, mood, energy, weight management, and sleep. est health concern. Sound relatable? briskly to class, dancing, biking, and swimming. moderate level is that you should be able to talk while participating in these activities, but not sing. Here are some tips to activity: 1. You dont have to leave your house.§ some jump-jacks, sit-ups, or push-ups.§ 2. Change your daily routines.§ nity to add physical activity to your errands. Chores count toovacuum, dust, mop, scrub, they all get you moving.§ Bike to campus.§ § counts! 3. Get Social!§ § berg.§ Join an intermural team, club team, or student organi4. Try New Things .§ experience.§ sion, Yoga and Zumba.§ ing/biking path, Paynes Prairie State getting in some physical activity. 5. Other Tips.§ cising into your routine.§ § physical activity into your daily routine, the more you will http://www.choosemyplate.gov/physical-activity/what.html Get Up to Get Down with Fitness

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4, SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012SUN SAFETY Gainesvilles cold and wet winter has made basking in the sun a priority for many students this spring break. But most want sun-kissed skin, not a trip to the emergency room. Before you hit the beach, follow these recommendations to protect yourself from painful, harmful sunburn: 1. Protect yourself from the sun during the most intense times of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plan outside activities for the early morning or late afternoon. 2. Choose a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 and higher. SPF only refers to protection against ultraviolet B (UVB) rays, so read the label to ensure you are protected against both ultraviolet A (UVA) and UVB rays. 3. Apply sunscreen at least 30 minutes prior to sun exposure and reapply frequently. If you are particularly sensitive to the sun, wear sun-protective clothing, a hat and sunglasses to protect your eyes. There are many prescription and over-thecounter products that can make you more susceptible to sunburn. Use extra precaution if you are taking these or any other medications, which may enhance sun sensitivity in some individuals: birth control (tablets, ring or patch); antibiotics commonly prescribed for acne or urinary tract infections (UTIs); non-steroidal pain relievers (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve); and/or cholesterol-lowering agents (statins). Even ingredients in certain sunscreens can cause photosensitivity in some people. Avoid sunscreens that contain benzophenones (dioxybenzone and oxybenzone), para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), salicylates and cinnamates. If prevention fails and you become sunburned, it is important to treat the burn properly: 1. The extent of the burn will not be apparent until 12-24 hours after sun exposure. Keep the skin cool and moist by applying cool compresses. If skin is blistered, leave the blisters intact. 2. Avoid tight clothing and apply moisturizer or aloe gel to hydrate the skin. Avoid any topical products which contain numbing agents (for example, lidocaine, benzocaine or dibucaine) because you could become allergic to these products. 3. DO NOT apply ointments or butter to a burn as this will likely cause further damage to the skin. dration. 5. Pain relievers such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil) and naproxen (Aleve) can help with the discomfort and fever that may accompany sunburn. Antihistamines such as cetirizine (Zyrtec), loratidine (Claritin) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl) can help with the itchiness that often accompanies sunburn. 6. Seek medical attention if you experience a fever higher than 102 F, chills, dizziness or nausea. If you have any questions or concerns, make an appointment with your UF Student Health Care Center primary care provider. For more information about sun protection and skin cancer prevention, visit the Skin Cancer Foundations website at www.skincancer.org. Information provided by the UF Student Dont let the sun burn your spring break fun When you think of college students eating patterns, do you picture nutritious, balanced meals? Or is the eating ramen until you cant stand to look at it ever again? For many students the reality is somewhere in between and for good reasons. Dr. Brian Wansink at Cornell University found that the average person makes more than 250 food-related decisions a day. While studying why people choose the foods they do, Dr. Karen Glanz found that taste, cost and often convenience outweigh nutrition. When you are making many daily food decisions in the context of an irregular, packed schedule and a tight college budget, it is easy to see why cost and convenience can trump nutrition. What can you do if you want tasty, healthy food when time and money are in short supply? The trick is making nutritious choices both convenient and attractive so that the decision is an easy one. Pack a Snack. Snacking is often a key source of fuel for busy days and late night study sessions, but the cost can add up quickly if you have to buy snacks when hunger strikes. Have a stock of go-to snacks on hand: sticks or grapes a great and inexpensive way to get some extra fruit and vegetable servings in. with nuts, dried fruit, cereal and chocolate chips for a satisfying snack that is easy to pack. You can tastes and ingredients that are on sale. for a low cost snack that can keep you going until your next meal. Eating on Campus. One of the keys to eating well on campus is knowing your options. Take a look around the dining locations that are most convenient for your schedule or check out Gator Dinings website for a guide to smart food choices at locations across campus. ad bar to round out your meal with a few favorite veggies. Southwest Grill take advantage of the option to add extra veggies to your sandwich or entree for free. rice, whole grain bread or vegetable side dishes to easily pack in some extra nutrients. At the Grocery Store. Sticking to a grocery list and buying only what you know you will use can reduce unpleasant surprises at the register. for multiple meals. Canned black beans, chicken breast, cheese, salsa, tortillas, and lettuce are loaded protein. Turn them into burritos, quesadillas, and a taco salad. Throwing out a ton of produce that you bought with the best of intentions can leave you rethinking future purchases. If you are more likely to use the pre-cut fruit or bagged salad, the extra expense may be worth it in the long run. friends and roommates. Splitting up the ingredient costs and prep time can make it more manageable and With these strategies, you can help make your 250+ food decisions a little more healthy eating tips.Wanted! Tasty, Healthy Options When Time & Money are Tight

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14, ALLIGATOR 3BR/2BA HOUSE, near UF, VA, Shands. 3627 SW 15th St. across from I-Hop. Fenced large backyard, fireplace. Available NOW. REDUCED to $850/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 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 2-27-11-40-2 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-372-1494 x10 www.merrillmanagement.com 2BR2BA Condo in Turkey Creek Carpet, Dishwasher, Laundry Hkups, Close to Alachua & Gainesville 11426 NW 67th Terrace $800/Mo 2BR 1BA Garage Apt in Duckpond Area Wood Floors, Laundry, Central H & Air 726 NE 4th Street $800 /Mo 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLK to UF, Carpet, Central H & Air, Carpet Laundry., Inclds Wtr and Swg. $800/Mo Can reserve for Summer or Fall now. Grad II 1236 SW 4th Avenue 2BR 1BA Apt Robert Obrien Apts Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht Near Sams Club/Walmart $500/Mo 2901 NW 14th Street 2BR 1BA House in Oaks of Kanapaha 4845 SW 57th Drive $725/Mo Carpet, Central H & Air, Laundry hkups Off Archer Rd. Effeciency across from UF Stadium 2 Rooms, no kitchen, just Frig and sink shared bathroom. Most people bring in a hotplate or microwave $295/Mo 2-24-12-9-2 MOVE IN TODAY! $19.99 to sign and $100 credit 4/4s starting @ $329 Text SANTAFE to 47464 for more! Now Leasing for FALL! 4-25-12-43-2 4/2 apt close to campus 1740 NW 3rd PL Early signing discount-have 4 people and sign by 2/29 monthly rent 275/room. No Pets. 1 year leases 352-231-3002 www.hodgeprop.com 2-27-12-4-2 Large Homes in NW For RENT 4-7 bdrm $1600 $2.5K/mo (~$400/room) Will Accommodate Individuals or Groups *Ask about Family Discount* Call Eric at (352) 682-7424 3-13-12-10-2PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-13-12-10-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Lovely 3/3, individual lease @ Campus Lodge, females only. Two great roommates. $459/mo, first floor, next to pool, see campuslogdeuf.com for rent/amenity details. Email azanotelli121@aol.com 2-28-2-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 SWM looking for roommate to share 2 story condo. Unfurnished 250 sft bedroom/prvt bath with access to furnished kitchen/living room. Located on Tower Rd 4 blocks S of Newberry Rd Emsil: eleeng075@netscape.net 2-28-1210-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463)NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-25-72-5 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

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ALLIGATOR 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 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 4-25-1272-12I Buy Cars & Trucks Call Anytime 352-443-11003-13-12-20-12 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 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 2-24-12-8-13

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16, ALLIGATOR DONOR WANTED: African-American undergoing IVF treatment with leading IVF Center seeking dark complexion African-American female egg donor between 21-28 years old. Must be able to pass background screening: personal health history, family health history, psychological, drug and genetic testing. Past or current smokers do not apply. Except for birth control pills, egg donor cannot be on ANY medication. Will pay $4,000 plus all IVF expenses including legal counseling. Please send full length color photo to: 2614 North Tamiami Trail #311, Naples, FL 34103. Include: Name, D.O.B., mailing address, e-mail address, and PH #. Thank you in advance for your consideration. 2-22-1-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 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 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ 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 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 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 Receptionist needed for professional supportive office environment FT 8-5 M-F 10.00 per hour Please Email resume to Corey@mssgainesville.com 2-24-12-7-14 Sales Asst/Customer Svc RepApply in person at Tomlinson Motor Company, 3580 N Main St $10/hr, part time 15-20 hrs/wk flexible. 2-23-12-6-14 DATA ENTRY/CLERICAL POSITION FT ECG Department Please apply in person Institute of Veterinary Spec 3603 NW 98th St. Suite A 2-22-5-14 RECEPTION POSITION FT Please apply in person Institute of Veterinary Spec 3603 NW 98th St Suite A 2-22-5-14 LA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT Servers wanted, Experience required. Apply in person between 1:30 pm and 6 pm at 7038 NW 10th place near I-75 and Newberry Rd or 9513 NW 39th Ave & I-75 3-1-12-10-14 Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, creative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love for children to staff its summer day camp program. Positions in the camp are available in our Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and our elementary school age day camps offered at Oak Hall. A total of 8 FT and PT counselor positions plus 2 FT Head Counselor positions are available for the summer. Individuals for the day camp should be available to work daily from June 11-July 27. Interested applicants should submit a resume to Maggie Martin via e-mail at mmartin@oakhall.org by March 16th. Interview information regarding group interview on March 17th will be sent out upon receipt. 3-16-12-15-14 SANDYS SAVVY CHIC RESALE BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working environment. PT/FT positions available. Apply in person @ 2906 NW 13Tth St. 352372-1226 sandysresale.com 2-27-5-14 !!ATTN SMOKERS!! You're needed to participate in a study conducted by the UF Smoking Lab assessing effects of exercise on cravings, withdrawal, and/or smoking. Compensation provided!! Call 336-406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 3-23-1914 Hogan's Great Sandwiches now hiring Bartenders/Deli Help. Accepting apps at both 5156 S W 34th St and 2327 N W 13th St locations. Must have reliable transportation and some daytime availability. 2-2812-5-14 Wanted: Experienced Tumbling Coach For beginner to advanced tumbling classes. front rolls to fulls. Must be able to spot high school age kids in running tumbling skills. Part time. Competitive pay. 352-222-9977 2-28-12-5-14 Piano accompanist to play song for worship services as well as accompanying choir. Wednesday Choir rehearsal attendance is mandatory as well as Sunday morning worship. Email pastorharry@celebrationgnv.org 3-1-12-7-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 4-25-12-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-25-72-15 www.UFMoverGuys.comLicensed & Insured Last Minute Specials Loading & Unloading Full-Service Mover. 352-222-0211. FL Movers Reg No IM1847 4-25-12-72-15 NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiOnline.com Private Experienced Affordable 4-25-74 15 Epic Photographer for HireEmail suzettecook@onebox.com Gator Alum, hrly chg. You keep the digital files www.mizdigital.com 352-260-2511 4-25-12-72-15 Horse boarding, $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 2-2912-33-15 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 INSURANCE WE REPRESENT OVER 100 COMPANIES. HOME, AUTO, LIABILITY. WHY PAY MORE? www.sunshinestateinsurance.com Trusted Choice Agency 352-371-9696 3-23-12-20-15 BUSINESS OWNERS AND MOTHERS Gavin Doran Photography is prepared to capture the essence of your business or family.Get a competitive advantage & create memories.Email hunter@gavindoran.com 2-28-5-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) All Womens Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 4-25-72-16 HAPPY HOUR @ CHAMPAGNE SALON$10 Eyebrow Threading1109 W. University Ave. 215-2873 2-24-520 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. 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 Special February and March Rates$99 Advanced Cardiac Life Support and $35 Basic Life Support(BLS)(CPR).American Heart Association Card issued. Training Gators for 15 years!! Call Cardiac One(352)494-4217. 3-20-12-18-16 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 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 VIBRAM FIVE FINGERSExtensive selection of Vibram Five Fingers shoes Many styles on sale right now. If you haven't tried them you really should! LloydClarkeSports.com. Just 1 mile north of UF on 13 St. 3-2-8-18 FLIP FLOPS GALOREExcellent selection of flip flops many on sale now Reef, Teva, Sanuk, Roxy, Chaco, Q.S. Spring Break Necessity! Lloyd Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 3-2-8-18 FREE GAIT ANALYSISCome run on our treadmill and let us fit you right for your next running shoes. 36 years locally owned. Lloyd Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 3-2-8-18SHOP LOCAL & ONLINENEED ATHLETIC GEAR, SHOES, SANDALS & other casual wear but want parents to buy for you? Our entire store is online with local pickup available. Free shipping too! Find us on facebook. Lloyd Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 3-2-8-18 IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! Transcendental Meditation Technique: A free Introductory Lecture, Sunday, Feb. 26, 1pm at the Hampton Inn, Arredondo Room, 101 S.E. 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601. Questions: 352-338-1249 or abyxbe@tm.org, Allan Byxbe. 2-24-12-820

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG alligatorSports.orgMake sure to visit the website for additional coverage of Gators sports. You can also follow us on Twitter with the handle: @alligatorSports.Florida catcher Brittany Schutte has been excelling in the cleanup role for the Gators, pulling in multiple weekly honors. See story, page 18. NO. 1 FLORIDA BEAT BETHUNE-COOKMAN, 8-6, ON TUESDAY AT MCKETHAN STADIUM. TOM GREENAlligator Staff Writer JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer David Carr / AlligatorUF freshman Brad Beal scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds in Tuesdays win, but he also accounted for four turnovers after committing six Saturday. SEE BASESEBALL, Pa A GE 20 SEE HOOPS, Pa A GE 18Donovan speech inspires UF comebackTucker QuotableIt wasnt pleasant. ... I wouldnt want my kids to hear it. Erving Walker UF point guard (on Billy Donovans halftime speech Tuesday) Tuckers gamewinner outshines two-homer night from Zunino

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JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer season, Brittany Schutte not only outper ALLIGATOR David Carr / AlligatorFlorida catcher and cleanup hitter Brittany Schutte won two awards this week after recording a hit in nine straight at-bats and driving in six runs during last weeks games. Schutte receives national recognition for standout weekendDavid Carr / Alligator after suffering a broken left foot in Tuesdays game. Yeguete suffers broken left foot in second 3-point line in the Contact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 17 When you hit fourth for the Gators, you get everyones attention and I truly appreciate the way Brittany has handled the pressure.Tim WaltonUF softball coach Turnovers Hoops Graphic TOs Assists Result Date 20 15 LOSS 69-72 at Syracuse 18 14 LOSS 83-85 (2OT) at Rutgers 18 13 WIN 63-47 vs. Auburn 16 11 LOSS 74-81 at Ohio State 15 9 LOSS 70-75 vs. Tennessee 15 10 LOSS 56-67 at Tennessee 15 19 WIN 78-65 vs. Wright State Dec. 2 Dec. 29 Feb. 21 Nov. 15 Feb. 11 Jan. 7 Nov. 21 Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff Donovan

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer While most of the Gators practiced their routines with the coaching staff last fall, Rachel Spicer had one less semester to prepare for the upcoming season. Spicer, a 17-year-old from Texas, was one of three freshmen to join the UF gymnastics team last December. She signed her National Letter of Intent with Florida in November, but elected to graduate early from Marcus High in Flower Mound, Texas, to enroll for the spring semester. Here I dont really notice my age and being young because everyone is so close, said Spicer, who turns 18 in June. Sometimes I take an advantage from that because they have so many more experiences than me, and they can help me in that aspect. Spicer joined the team on Dec. 26 and saw action 11 days later in all four events during UFs season opener against North Carolina State. In her debut, Spicer scored 9.75 exercise, 9.7 on vault and a 9.65 on an uneven bars exhibition. They had to have at least trusted me a little bit because I got to compete in all of the events at just believed in me, even though I hadnt been here very long. Spicer entered UF with experience as a member of the Junior Olympic National team and Metroplex Gymnastics, her elitelevel club. Still, it took her a couple of weeks to get used to the physically draining pace of collegiate gymnastics. I was like, Oh my gosh, this is going to be so hard, Spicer said. But I think for being so young, Ive done a pretty good job just things. Throughout the remainder of January, Spicer gradually saw less action than she did against the Wolfpack due to a sore calf. But in the past two meets, Spicer has been a big contributor for the Gators, competing in six events and one exhibition. Against LSU on Feb. 10, she talshe added a 9.8 on vault. Last weekend at Auburn, Spicer a strained groin muscle, but still managed to record career bests on She came up just a little bit said. But the way she performed, the way she competed she stuck her vault again and her beam, just no wobbles. Knowing that, doing a really limited number, she did a great job being out there [last Friday] competing consistently. Spicer said she hopes to compete in at least three events when No. 1 Florida hosts No. 3 Georgia to close out its Southeastern Conference slate Friday night. All of my hard work started to pay off [last Friday], Spicer said. But I just need to work on my endurance and Ill be back and ready. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 19Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida junior attacker Kitty Cullen highlighted UFs success in yellow-card situations with a man-down goal Sunday against Maryland-Baltimore County. David Carr / Alligator 17. She posted career bests on beam (9.875) and vault (9.85) Friday against Auburn. GYMNASTICSFloridas Spicer, 17, having impact after early arrival JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Writer The Gators want to play like they have the upper hand even when they dont. A change to the carding rules in womens lacrosse this season has put teams in situations where they often have to play with a man advantage or disadvantage. Florida had its most impressive performance of the season in these uneven situations on Sunday in an 18-6 win at Maryland-Baltimore County. After converting on less than 50 percent of games of the season, the Gators capitalized on both Retriever yellow cards in Sundays win. Its something we need to continue to work on, coach Amanda OLeary said of playing a man up. Opportunities are going to arise where we are going to be in those situations. OLeary said Floridas success when playing with a man advantage is predicated on Its just really good ball movement, OLeary said. Its very similar to basketball. ciently and that person has to put the ball in the back of the net. Under the previous rule, the offending team could still keep seven players in the acplayers outside of that third. The new rule prevents the penalized team from moving a player up on offense or back on defense, forcing them to play 7-on-6 lacrosse during the time the carded player is out. With UF on the advantage, Ashley Bruns found Gabi Wiegand 12 seconds into the second half against the Retrievers. One minute after UMBCs Alicia Krause picked up her second yellow card of the game, Bruns had the ball behind the net and found junior attacker Caroline Chesterman unguarded on the right side of the crease for a goal. UF also excelled against UMBC in situations where it was a man down. In addition to holding the Retrievers scoreless on one of their man-up opportunigoal of the season when junior attacker Kitty Cullen beat a triple team and scored an unassisted goal. Cullen said the attack is only as effective as the defense allows it to be that when playing a man down. Whenever the defense can force a turnover, the offense will have a good chance to score. Our defenders are just unbelievable when we are a man down, Cullen said. The Gators had six yellow cards in their 14-5 win over Jacksonville last Wednesday, and while OLeary said after the game that she was not pleased with the overly aggressive play, she said it gave them good in-game experience playing a man down. We are getting better at it, OLeary said. The fact that we scored a man down was a testament to our attacking and being able to run by those defenders.Gators making most of new man-up, man-down situations The fact that we scored a man down was a testament to our attack ing and being able to run by those defenders.Amanda OLearyUF coach

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20, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 Magliozzi lasts three innings in winweekend, the reigning SEC Player of the Year said he felt he was pressing too much at the plate with teams pitching him outside of the strike zone. I know Im going to get pitched there most of weekend and was able to sit back in my stance [Tuesday] and get a couple pitches I can drive. After working on his swing and shortening his stride during Floridas off day Monday, Zunino settled in against the Wildcats (2-2). he saw from Bethune-Cookman starter Scott Garner start the scoring for the Gators. Florida added three runs the following inning and another in the fourth, but the Gators middle relief seventh innings to allow the Wildcats to take a 6-5 lead. Theres some things pitching-wise with the young pitchers we need to get a little better at, Florida coach Kevin OSullivan said. We need to pitch ahead a little bit and we need to put zeroes on the board the following inning when we score. Theyre young mistakes and theyll get better as we move along. While the middle relievers struggled to sustain a lead for the second game in a row, Zuninos bat came to the rescue again to lead off the seventh when he hit to tie the game. late-inning hit, helped UF overcome a night when the Gators stranded 10 runners on base and gave Florida some momentum heading into Wednesday nights home game against No. 19 UCF. Freshman Johnny Magliozzi got the start for Flor hit batter. He also struck out three. Austin Maddox picked up the win, throwing two innings of scoreless relief. It doesnt get any easier, OSullivan said. We still havent clicked yet, were still knocking some rust off, so to speak. I dont think were quite sharp yet, but well get there. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. BASEBALL, from page 17Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffFlorida catcher Mike Zunino hit two home runs in Tuesdays 8-6 win. Theres some things pitching-wise with the young hitters we need to get a little better at.Kevin OSullivanUF baseball coach