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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 107 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Billy Joel tickets sell out in four hoursJoel will speak Thursday, read the story at alligator.org. Human skeleton found in woods near Newberry RoadBernie Machen to join Board of Trustees of medical research instituteRead the story at alligator.orgGloZell is a proud Gator grad and YouTube star. Read more about her wild sense of humor and comedy goals on page 9. 81 /63 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 8 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterRelationship drama turned violent Wednesday morning when a girls ex-boyfriend was charged with stabbing her current beau. ed Bruce J. OBrien, 22, on attempted homicide charges. The victim, Alexander R. Martinez, 20, was treated for minor injuries at Shands at UF. At about 8 a.m. Wednesday, OBrien brought some of his ex-girlfriends belongings to the apartment that she and Martinez share in the Tower Village complex on Southwest 44th Place. Before OBrien could get inside, though, Martinez confronted him. According to an arrest report, OBrien recently sent threatening text messages to Martinez and wrote that he was going to kill him. But another woman who lives with Martinez and the girlfriend said Martinez does not own a cellphone. Either way, Martinez asked OBrien on Wednesday if the two had a problem that needed to be addressed, according to police. OBrien said that, indeed, they did. Then, he pulled out a knife. He stabbed Martinez three times in the upper chest before running away. the apartment at 8:34 a.m., Sgt. Todd Kelly said. When they arrived, Martinez seemed OK. He was walking around the apartment and talktinez to Shands at UF to treat the stab wounds. He was treated and released without surgery Wednesday afternoon. p.m. from a woman who saw OBrien in the Tower Oaks neighborhood, which is about two miles north of Martinezs apartment. The relationship between OBrien and the woman who called is unclear. neighborhood about 10 minutes later. He was held at the Alachua County Jail on Wednesday night. Martinez could not be reached for comthe name of his girlfriend. The woman who lives with Martinez said he was visiting his girlfriends grandparents house Wednesday night. The roommate did not know where they lived. the girlfriends phone.Man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriends new boyfriendVictim was stabbed three times in chest, police said JULIA GLUM, CLARE LENNON and SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WritersCapping off an election with historic voter turnout, the Unite Partys presidential and vice-presidential candidates won with 50.27 percent of the vote. On Tuesday and Wednesday, 10,644 students voted the highstudents cast ballots. Unite Party presidential candidate Tj Villamil and vice presidential candidate Sabine Justilien won the president-vice president ticket by 114 votes over Students Party presidential candidate Alex Cornillie and his running mate, Jesse Schmitt. Juan Rodriguez Unite Party candidate for treasurer, won with 53.65 percent of total votes over Carly Wilson. A majority vote is needed to win a position, and the election codes do not list a need for a recount unless no candidate captures a majority of the votes. Villamil gave a short speech to his supporters. This wasnt victory for me, he bellowed. This wasnt a victory for Juan and Sabine. This was a victory for students. Supervisor of Elections Toni Megna announced the results to supporters of both political parties outside the Reitz Unions Orange & Brew around midnight Wednesday. She had to scream to be heard above the crowd. Megna declined to comment on a reason for the turnout increase. Students Party vice presidential candidate Schmitt attributed the increase to his party. No one has ever done what weve done, and I think all of campus recognizes it, he said. Justilien applauded the strength of all the candidates. It was really close because you had legit candidates, she said. [Students Party candidates] had a them. UF students had two days to vote for representatives to the Student Both parties nominated candidates for Student Body President and Vice President, who are on one joined ticket, as well as candidates for Student Body Treasurer.UNITE WINS IN CLOSE RACEAndre Larrow / Alligator StaffAbove (top): Tj Villamil celebrates winning the Student Government presidency early Thursday morning outside the Reitz Union. Above (bottom): Students Party executive ticket candidates Alex Cornillie and Jesse Schmitt react to the announcement of election results.Highest voter turnout in election since 1983 Brett LeBlanc / Alligator Staff SEE ELECTION, PAGE 5 It was really close because you had legit candidates.Sabine JustilienUnite Party vice presidential candidate

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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 107 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 TODAYFORECASTFRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 81/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 71/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 64/43 THUNDER STORMS 82/52 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/63 WHATS HAPPENING?Decorated IDF captain & professor to speak on LGBT rights in Israel Today, 6 p.m. Hillel, 2020 West University Avenue Join us at Hillel for an intimate discussion with Capt. Avner Even-Zohar. He will be discussing the Queer Liberation Movement in Israel. The Last Prophet Today, 6:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Come out to the last lecture event of Islam Awareness Month featuring Omar Suleiman as we discuss who the Prophet Muhammad was and some common miscon ceptions about the Islamic faith. Food will be provided. UF Symphonic Band Concert Today, 7:30 p.m. University Auditorium Conductor and musical director John M. Watkins Jr. and the UF Symphonic Band present a concert of contemporary works for band, including the world premiere of a new piece dedicated to the founding of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: A Soliloquy for Solferino. Anna Palsma will also guest conduct. The concert is free for UF students. Reitz Union Board Presents: The Muppets Today 8 to 10:30 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium With the help of three fans (Jason Segel, Amy Adams and the voice of Chris Cooper), The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon. All showings are free and open to the public Fundraiser for the Alachua County Humane Society Today, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Smokehouse Downtown, 104 S Main St. Go support the Alachua County Humane Society and help end the euthanasia of companion animals in Alachua County by 2015. There will be a live performer and drink specials. Cross Examined: The Evidence for Belief Today to Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. The Ocora at Pugh Hall Join Dr. Subodh Pandit as he presents a free lecture series. Pandit, born and raised in India, is a licensed, board-cer tified 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 at ufwsa.blogspot.com. Registration is $15 and includes breakfast, a keynote speaker, leadership workshops, lunch, an organization fair, a speaker panel, a gift bag, networking opportunities and more. The keynote speaker will be Karen DeYoung, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and an associate editor for The Washington Post. Maslenitsa Sunday, 2 p.m. Pugh Hall Ocara The UF Russian Club is celebrating Maslenitsa, which translates to either Pancake Week or Butter Week in English. This holiday in Russia is much like Mardi Gras. Maslenitsa signals the end of winter and the beginning of spring. It is also a time of great feast before Lent. People eat Blini, (Russian pancakes), which will be served. Gainesville Roller Rebels roller derby Sunday, 7 p.m. Skate Station Funworks, 1311 NW 76th Blvd. The Swamp City Sirens will compete against the Millhopper Devils in Gainesville Roller Rebels intra-league bout and season opener. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets are available at Sweet Dreams Ice Cream, Volta Coffee, Tea and Chocolates or brownpapertickets.com. A halftime raffle will benefit the GRR Injured Skater Fund. Visit gainesvillerollerrebels. com for more information. 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. uf.babyisaac@gmail.com University Commons 5K-9 Saturday, 8 a.m. 2601 SW Archer Road Bring your dogs to the third annual 5K-9 at University Commons. Events include a timed 5K race and a onemile fun run/walk with donations benefiting local pet charities. Visit facebook.com/uc5k9 for details and to register early for a discount. Disc Golf Tournament Saturday, 10 a.m. Lake Wauburgs South Shore The tournament will have two heats of 18 holes each with mens and womens amateur and advanced divisions. The top three participants in each division will receive a prize. The event is free for students. Faculty, staff and non-UF affiliates with a student sponsor may participate for $20. For more information, visit recsports. ufl.edu. UF SASE hosts QuickRace Hunt for E-Week. Saturday, 11 a.m. Reitz Union Colonnade The QuickRace is a race to find a path of QR codes hidden throughout campus. Each team registered will receive an initial QR code hinting to the location of the next code and so on. Prizes will be announced during the event. Participants may have up to four people per team, and there will be a limited number of teams. For more information visit www.facebook.com/ events/230992616993435/. Indian Student Association presents An Evening With Penn Masala Saturday, 7 p.m. University Auditorium The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Penn Masala is the worlds first Hindi a cappella group formed by students at the University of Pennsylvania. Twenty-fifth Annual Womens Leadership Conference Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Registration is open

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4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 Haley Stracher / Alligator StaffAsh WednesdayMeredith Rowe, a 19-year-old advertising sophomore and the junior warden of the Episcopal Chapel of the Incarnation, has ash placed on her forehead by the Rev. Rich Clark, 41, of Gainesville, on the Plaza Wednesday ceremony on campus. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing Writer

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 ABOUT 50 PEOPLE ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE FAST. MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterThree UF students will spend their Spring Break fasting to bring attention to the unfair treatment of tomato pickers. Victor Yengle, a 23-year-old economics junior, Juliette Bar bera, a 20-year-old criminology junior, and Rain Araneda, a 31year-old environmental engineering senior, will join about 50 others in a weeklong fast to protest Publixs refusal to join a migrant workers rights campaign. The fast, which will last dur ing UFs Spring Break from March 3 to March 10, is being fueled in part by pent-up disappointment over the failure of two Florida tuition bills one which would have granted instate tuition to students whose parents are undocumented and another that could have given in-state tuition to undocumented students. At the center of some students frustration is Florida Sen. Steve Oelrich, who voted against one of the bills when it came before his committee and whose constituents include Gainesville residents. But supporters attentions are now focused on convincing Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw to speak with the activists. Gainesville religious and political leaders thanked the activists for their efforts Wednesday afternoon during a press confer ence. I commend and I honor the work of the [supporters] for acting on these words, said City Commissioner Randy Wells. That is powerful. Yengle and Barbera will join other supporters in Lakeland to fast. Araneda will fast on her own while she volunteers with Habitat for Humanity in Geor gia. Yengle said he is protesting to make students aware of the issues workers face, particularly those in Immokalee, Fla., who imum-wage pay, sexual harassment and a lack of basic human rights. In addition, he said he hopes the UF administration takes his actions to heart if it chooses to work with Publix in the future. He said he hopes UF will encourage Publix to sign onto the campaign. I wouldnt want our academic excellence to be attached to any injustices, he said. For him, the issue of equal rights for immigrants hits close to home. He moved from Trujillo, Peru, to Sarasota in the early 2000s. He is still jumping through immigration hoops. Despite the failure of the tuition bills, activists said they want to channel their anger and frustration into positive energy for other causes.UF students to fast in support of migrantsUnite wins 31 seats in Student SenateEach semester, 50 new senators are elected. Unite Party nominated 49 candidates for Senate, and the Students Party nominated 34 candidates. Two students ran independent from either political party. Unite won 31 Senate seats and the Students Party won 19. Supporters and candidates from both parties campaigned from Feb. 1 until the end of the elections at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Some controversy surrounded the elections. I think it was a dirty year with sensationalized media, but students didnt listen to it, said Unite Party spokeswoman Christina Bonarrigo. They listened to the Unite Party, and they knew what we were about. Megna said 14 complaints which is before elections results are read. Two complaints were already handled, and one against the Students Party was postponed. It will be heard by the Supreme Court on Sunday. Wednesday, 10 by the Students Party against the Unite Party and one by the Unite Party against the Students Party. The Election Commission already recommended the disdents Party engineering Senate candidates. Any decisions made by the commission can be appealed to the Supreme Court. It also recommended that engineering students votes for the Students Party executive ticket not be counted. The Supreme Court will meet on this as well as any other appeals the Students Party makes. The Election Commission will meet Friday to hear the rest of the complaints. Well have to wait and see on Sunday, Cornillie said. A referendum to add two justices to the UF Supreme Court passed with 82.49 percent of the vote. There are currently four justices in addition to the Supreme Justice. Students were not required to vote on the referendum; they could have chosen to abstain. ELECTION, from page 1Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffSupervisor of Elections Toni Megna pauses during the election reabout people in the crowd standing on tables. I think it was a dirty year with sensationalized media, but students didnt listen to it.Christina BonarrigoUnite Party spokeswoman

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialTHURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR244 TOTAL VOTES43% YES 57% NOFridays question: Will you go to Relish downtown? Todays question: Are you surprised by the SG election results?Politics Never SleepNational, state elections still aheadElections are over. For those who have been caught up in the nasty backThere are going to be sweeping changes all over the country to these contests. about these SG elections, there has been a lot happening in the ters. position. curring this year. Obama should stand up to religious groupsFor several people, their opinions about social issues everyone else. that violates their conscience. take it is right. Garrett Bruno is a political science sophomore at UF. His column appears on Thursdays. Garrett Brunoopinions@alligator.org

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 When Unite Party males get all up in my business while Im trying to walk to class, I typically turn to them and say, Sorry, I dont care what you have to say unless you want to have sex with me. As they stare on dumbstruck and with mouths hanging agape I say, Now you know how it feels. I feel smug and selfhour afterward. Once Im done feeling smug, two questions always occur to me: Why do members of Greek life rule Student Government and lots This is my theory: First, stereotypes can sometimes favor a group and even going as far as to make certain groups seem more desirable. Example: The stereotype about the legendary black male ... well, you know. The fraternity brothers dress and act like older businessmen, sharing in the preexisting stereotype that these older gentlemen are great in bed. And what about the soaround frat guys, their voices shoot up an octave, which seems to be a turn on. to succeed image that UF projects in order to attract employers and parents while also opening donor checkbooks. Whenever the university creates organizations like any of the ambassadors groups, it handpicks marketable students for these positions. The university parades them around in front of employers, parents and wealthy potential donors further reinforcing the image and giving members networking opportunities. And these kids get hired. joining this system, as do I. Notice how their dress code is the same as the attire of students ternities and sororities offer a constant stream of smiling, uncontroversial students for the university to have at its disposal. The university then lets them head Student Government, which determines the groups that will receive funding. do things like place limits on SG campaign spending. But just like any other bureaucracy, UF acts in the interest of its own survival. It will work for students if they get involved in the universitys mission. It will work against them if they do not. Well riddle me this: Why is our student Why does UPD need only, say, someone interfered with the work of the university to legally remove him or her from a free speech statements reviewed by SG before they can Though our English department consists of many Marxists, UF embraces those who have money. might be somewhat conformist, a tad inauthentic and exclusionary to the poor. But how easy to hate on, but what, if any, evil has the Our world is riddled with inequalities. UF is no different. Greeks have developed a sysnancial security. And its not like they do evil things, nor do they support causes they dont truly believe in. And honestly, what have the Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. His column regularly appears on Mondays.Hating doesnt take away from successes of Greek systemColumnEvery morning you wake up, rub sleep out of your eyes and walk over to the bus stop. You grumble about the bus being late, and you start worrying whether youll be on time. Card as you walk up the steps and take a seat. If you arrive on time, you bless the heavens; if you arrive to class late, you blame the lousy bus system. After classes, you head toward the bus stop and curse once more its lateness; you just want to get home. You repeat this pattern every day. While many students go through this routine daily, there is one aspect of our predictable schedule that we ignore. Every morning, the bus arrives and every evening we go home. Despite using the bus system every day, many of us forget who actually gets us to our destination. They are the silent and present individuals who sit at the front. is there when we sleepily amble home from Library West can enjoy our nights of debauchery in Midtown and downWho gives us directions waits for us when were running toward them in the Who, despite our constant complaining, gets us to class They are our bus drivers. Currently, they are facing oppressive changes to their contracts from the city. These changes include cuts to their pension and continuous freeze on their wages. However, one of the biggest challenges the drivers face are forced overtime hours. Due to the small pool of available drivers, they are constantly forced to work beyond their normal shift. Their overtime hours often total the ridiculous sum of 19 hours in one day. This affects the well-being and safety of the driver and the riders. If a driver is tired, he or she is less likely to be aware of his or her surroundings. This current work situation is not conducive to a safe environment. The Amalgamated Transit Union, the drivers union, is working hard to combat the hazardous work environment by demanding that Regional Transit System hires more drivers and ends forced overtime. The students need to come together and support the efforts of the union. As students, we make up 75 percent of the RTS rider ship, and we have the loudest voices. What is happening to the bus drivers is not fair, and we have a duty to stop it. As students, we have a responsibility to help the individuals we depend on every day. Where would we be if Where would we be if we couldnt get home at 1 a.m. How would our Fridays and Saturdays look if we didnt Our RTS bus drivers are there for us in all aspects of our collegiate life. They continually help us without a word of dissent. Its our turn to help them back. We can no longer yell out a feeble thank you when we get off the bus and hope that brightens the drivers day. We need to go that extra mile as they have constantly done for us. If you want to get involved with this ongoing campaign, please visit the Gainesville Area Students for a Democratic Societys Facebook page and learn how. Michela Martinazzi is an art history sophomore at UF.Efforts of bus drivers union deserve support of studentsGuest column Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org Michela MartinazziSpeaking Out

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theA v enue THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/THE_AVENUE Fun. has an album and tour to help you rock out: If catchy and emotional lyrics are your style, download Fun.s newest album, Some Nights. Check out page 10 to see if its right for you. Sometimes privacy is the best policy: Be sure to jot down the helpful list of secluded bathrooms on page 12. You never know when it could come in handy.Miss moms cooking? Theres an undiscovered that void. Read more on page 11. ANTHONY CARDONAAvenue Writer Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele liken themselves to a famous duo in order to distinguish their voices from one another. one that sounds like Odie, said Peele in a phone interview. Key, 40, and Peele, 33, debuted their new sketch show, Key & Peele, on Jan. 31 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central. In the show, they write and perform sketches on topics and personalities relevant to todays society. The show was described in a news release: Whether its soul food, Key & Peele will showcase their chemistry, camaraderie and unique point of view, born from their shared background and experiences growing up biracial in a not quite post-racial world. Satirizing the president may seem like a controversial topic to some, especially in the midst of national election campaign season. However, Key and Peele are not worried. Our general guideline is how funny is it to us, Key said. If everyone is laughing, then something comedically precious is happening. Our job is to try and make everybody laugh. They hope college students will like the show and comprehend the duos comedic style. Its a challenge for us, Key said. Our challenge is to entertain you guys. Were not trying to be cool here, Peele said. Were trying to be funny. Key and Peeles efforts to be funny certainly show in their sketches. One sketch involved President Obama (played by Peele) giving a speech to the American public regarding the election, while his anger translator Luther (played by Key) restates everything in a less reserved tone. Peele discussed his support of democracy in foreign countries (Luther: Hey, all yall dictators out there, keep messin around and see what happens. Just see what happens. Watch!) and urges certain governments to discontinue nuclear weapons testing (Luther: Please test me and see what happens!) The biggest challenge [about Obama] is hes an extremeObama couldnt allow himself to like it too much, Peele said. Hed have to be extremely discreet about it. According Key and Peele, Luther is a successful character because everything he says is on the tip of everyones tongue. In another sketch, Peeles character sees a doctor (Key) tion for medical marijuana.. In California, you can go in with pretty much anything, Peele said. After living in Amsterdam for three years, he called himself a huge fan. Peele said. When youre 20 or 21, its OK to start smoking. Its a powerful drug that can be used for a whole lot of good. Key performed improv with Second City in Detroit, and Peele performed with Second City in Chicago. The two had simple advice for budding improv artists. You better love it, Key said, laughing. Comedy is like mixed martial arts. There are so many disciplines, Peele said. You have to devote something inside yourself to comedy. You have to get obsessed and stay obsessed. We feel like rascals being role models, he said.Photo courtesy of Comedy CentralWould you want to parody the president? Key & Peele is a new sketch comedy show that fearlessly examines todays society. Key, Peele write comedy for a 21st century world NATALIA SIEUKARANAvenue Writerion Star comes this spring to compete with Lifetimes fashion shows Project Runway, Project Accessory and the recent Hour Catwalk reminding us why we love watching designers squirm under the glares and criticisms of their idols. reality shows with their recent productions being the antithesis of mainstream hits. In a retrast to American Idol and X Factor. This time, Fashion Star is the bad boy. The trend is apparent in fashion reality shows as well. Lifetime dominates the genre ever since it acquired Project Runway from Bravo, and it has become the mother ship of fashion reality with the recent spinoff Project Runway All Stars, which gathered the best of stressed and criticized all over again. Last fall, Project Accessory debuted after used the fool-proof shows formula of three a slinky runway-model queen as the host the difference is that instead of creating high fashion, they create fashions toppings: accessories. So how does Fashion Star fair against Lifetimes couture creations, which are backed up by some of the fashion industrys most noWell, for one, it brings its own powerhouses: singer and lover of all things fashion Jessica Simpson, former Paris Hilton BFF turned menswear designer who worked with notable lines Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, in addiExcept, theyre not judges but are rather mentors to the designers. And of course, whats a fashion show without its sumodel, actress and businesswoman Elle Macpherson will host the new show. So if they are the menThe Los Angeles Times states that the judges are buyers from Macys, Saks Fifth Avenue and H&M. Each week these retailers will make an onthe-spot decision to buy and carry the designers looks they like most. Immediately after the show airs, that very look will be available in the stores. This show is a fresh take on Project Runway because this gives the designers an equal chance to have their designs hit retail directly every week, as opposed to only having one or two special challenges in the whole season. into 14 contestants. Lets just say that this has got to be one of the most wide range group of individuals. We cannot help but root for these designers no matter what station theyre on. Fashion Star will premiere March 13 at 9:30 p.m. with a 90-minute episode. Each new episode will be an hour long on NBCs Fashion Star is coming soon to a TV near you humor

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 ALYSSA HOLCOMB Avenue Writer Is you OK? Is you good? Good, because GloZell would like to know. The YouTube sensation and UF alumna, class of 1997, is steadily creating a promising career in entertainment, mixing stand-up comedy with her online personality. Her outrageously hilarious videos, including her most-viewed entry, My Push Up Bra Will Help Me Get My Man (which has more than 17 million views), have gained continuous notoriety on the Internet thanks to her zeal, enthusiasm and sing-song humor. The comedienne, who graduated from UF with a B.F.A. in musical theater, began her rise to fame after an unintentional sidetrack from her personal blog. I started off with a blog, and then one day I was doing some videos and the blog wouldnt upload, so I started uploading them on YouTube only to copy and paste it onto my blog, she said. Then one day I looked and Im like, Oh, people are commenting on YouTube, interesting. And it kept going and I was like Oh! YouTube is good! Three years and more than 150 million views later, GloZell found her niche making videos of celebrity impersonations, random musings on life and the occasional Internet fad. Her costumed parodies of Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj earned responses from the celebrities themselves. GloZell received retweets from Minaj and Bruno Mars and managed to score an invite to Toby Keiths concert by the artist himself. Whats good about [the videos] is that the artists themselves are very kind to me. I dont dislike them at all, and I think theyre seeing that, that Im just being funny. When I talk about [the artists], theres more people that go to that video, she said. More recently, her take on the Cinnamon Challenge added anidly growing video resume, proving that viral success has a price. Well, I learned the hard way, because to this day my eyes still burn, my nose hairs are gone. I was hallucinating that day. The headache is still there, but hey, people enjoy watching me almost die! I havent even watched [the video] but looking at the comments and theyre like It came through her nose! Well, that explains a lot. People say dont do drugs. Im gonna start campaigning dont do cinnamon. This will kill you. Somebody gonna die! GloZell recently added actress to her growing resume, taking part in the online Web series Dr. Fubalous alongside fellow YouTube stars Antoine Dobson and Miranda Sings, as well as actor Danny Trejo and rapper-turned-reality star Flavor Flav. From wigs to makeup, costumes and beyond, her musical theater training helped bring life to Ma Cakes, Dr. Fubalous ranch dressing-loving secretary. When I went to the University of Florida, we had to build the sets. We had to not only sing the songs and learn the lines, sometimes we had to write the scripts. I was also nitely helped set me off to the right start, especially musical theater. Youre doing everything. Anything I ever need to know how to do, I can do it all by myself, she said. GloZells bucket list consists of many comedic milestones, from hosting Saturday Night Live to meeting fellow funny-lady Ellen DeGeneres. But the most special goal GloZell holds dear is one closer to The Swamp: performing at Gator Growl. One day I want to be the comic to come back, so that is the dream, went, I wanted to do Gator Growl. I couldnt even tell you what that would mean. That is beyond a television show or anything. With her career taking off, the steady rise to success can be traced back to her Gator roots. These lessons are some that anyone can use to kick-start their own careers. When [you go] off to college, its up to you to get your lessons done and be responsible. Let me tell you, you can have a whole lot of fun at UF, but the goal is to graduate and have a good time. Gators love being a Gator, and I enjoyed every single moment of it, so Im very proud to be a graduate of UF. Check out GloZells YouTube channel (youtube.com/GloZell1), Facebook and Twitter feeds for constantly updated information on stand-up dates, video uploads and more. GloZell talks YouTube, Gator dreams and cinnamon battlesPhoto courtesy of GloZellGloZell certainly knows how to capture audiences on the Internet. Could she do the same thing at Gator Growl?

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10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012Photo courtesy of Fueled by Ramen Fun.s second album, Some Nights, experiments with emotional new sounds and beats. ALYSSA HOLCOMB Avenue Writer Beginning with a building, quiet intensity infused with Queenesque vocals, pop-alternative act Fun.s latest effort Some Nights shrouds modern mindsets with an utterly theatrical background. The intro, starting soft and growing into a cacophony of pounding piano and stressed vocals, sets a precedent for the emotional variety the album conpresent-day vitriol (Tea parties and Twitter/Ive never been so bitter) and opening the curtains on a mesh of musical styles, the trio created a mashup of two worlds that form a composite of contemporary culture. The title track, complete with a capella introduction, sets the overall anthemic tone of the album, using heavy drum beats and the soft yet biting rebel yell of singer Nate Ruess as its driving force. To reinvent its usual sound on this second record, Fun. added hip-hop producers Jeff Bhasker (Kanye West, Drake) and Emile Haynie (Kid Cudi, The Roots) who added a technological depth to the indie-pop tunes. Tracks such as One Foot combine big band with simple beats, featuring member Jack Antonoffs repeating trumpet section and singer Nate Ruess vocals in a more standard, borderline than some of the other songs. Songs, like the 80s techno-rockinfused It Gets Better, feature slight autotune and a quickened pace reminiscent of bands like Hellogoodbye. We Are Young (featuring Janelle Monae) is the song that recently sparked the Fun. fan train with radio play and a commercial feature. The combination of its rising chorus and repetitive, simple drum beats and keyboard chords make it the easiest to sing along with the album. Other rousing songs include the calmer Carry On, with lyrics like May your past be the sound/Of your feet upon the ground, as if inspiring listeners in the plights and journeys that life may take them. Empathize with the depressed thoughts post-breakup (in the acoustic, guitar-heavy Why Am I The One) and to the apathy after a loss (the hip-hop tinged All Alone). The latter is another case of the bands ability to mask dejected feelings with a catchy tune With such an appealing combination of musical genres, along with a lyrical repertoire of idenyouth, Fun.s youthful feel, both in song and in spirit, marks it as a truly audience-attentive act. Fun. is also embarking on a nationwide tour. Florida dates include stops in Tampa and Orlando on March 7 and 8, respectively. Find out more about the band and tickets to their shows by checking them out on their Facebook page or www.ournameisfun.com. Find techno-theatricality on Some Nights

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MARIA GALINDOAvenue Contributing WriterThere is a world outside happy-hour specials and end-of-the-week naps on Friday afternoons. Every Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., tucked behind the Thornebrook Village shops, there is a quaint farmers market where homemade pastries, vegetarian Indian food and organic English marmalade that puts to shame anything on the shelves of big, chain grocery stores. I love the homey atmosphere, yummy, free samples and the friendly people of this farmers market, said Genni Rubin, a UF freshman and frequent visitor of the Thornebrook Village Farmers Market. Pete Turner, owner of Petes Preserves, a line of organic, English-style marmalade, enjoys selling at this farmers market because of its intimate setting. It takes a lot of self-control not to buy everything you see. Its not unusual for a single costumer to buy more than $40 worth of vegetarian Indian food from Nalini Pandey. She owns the Green Mango, a Gainesville restaurant that also sells its food in local farmers markets. Turner and Pandey agree that the appeal of farmers markets has to do with the quality of the food they sell. Pandey smiled as she spoke about her taught by her mother, father and grandmother in India. Ive been cooking since I was 10, she said. Cooking is an art. Its not just a combination of ingredients you throw together. After working in genetic and microbiology labs for 33 years, Turner, the Cambridge graduate and former UF research assistant professor decided to dedicate his time to his longtime passion: cooking. Ive been making marmalade for years and years, Turner said. He holds his food to high standards. The food is fresh and has never seen any Ive had people tell me [my marmalade] reminds them of something their grandmother would make. The Thornebrook Village Farmers Mar ket is in the courtyards of Thornebrook Village shopping center on 2441 NW 43rd St. every Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information about farmers markets around Gainesville, visit gainesvillefarmfresh.com. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 11David Carr / AlligatorCraving homemade marmalade or freshly baked honey wheat berry bread? Look for Peter Turners stand at the Thornebrook Village Farmers Market on Friday afternoons. Hidden farmers market sells former professors wares

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12, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 KIERA WRIGHT-RUIZAvenue WriterNo one likes to talk about it, but we all do it: poop. This everyday (hopefully) bodily function is no problem when youre at home. You feel the urge, so you go to the nearest bathroom and place your bottom on top of that porcelain throne. No noise, no people and all the toilet paper in the world at your disposal. Youre comfortable. But what about those times when youre on campus and nature calls? You cant hold it for another few hours, so you run to the closest bathroom. You open the door slowly and check all the stalls to make sure youre alone. Most of the time youre not, but you dont have the cleanest stall and hope you dont make any awkward noises. Youre uncomfortable. Heres a well-researched list of spots around campus to make sure your bathroom experience isnt awkward. In fact, its to make it as pleasant as possible.Music BuildingLayout: Male and female stall bathrooms Location: Across the street from Turlington Its huge, private and you get to listen to the string concert instruments resonating through the walls, said Matthew Paymer, a chemical-engineering sophomore. Super peaceful.Rinker HallLayout: Male and female stall bathrooms Location: Next to Rawlings Hall on the This building is pretty vacant so theres rarely anyone in the bathroom. It has a lot of stalls and seems new. Its super convenient if youre going to or from the bus stop. Shands BasementLayout: Unisex private bathrooms Location: Hallway in the basement of Shands, between the Center for Musculoskeletal Pain Research and the Psychology Clinic The rooms are pretty spacious, said Megan Johnson, a nursing senior. The toilets are located in the back corner of the room so your business cant be heard by people passing by. Theyre awesome!Ustler HallLayout: Unisex private bathroom Location: Next to the Student Recreation & Fitness Center The bathrooms are generally very clean, said Taissa Morimoto, an anthropology junior. It is a private bathroom so you can make as much noise as you want, really.Pugh Hall (the gold mine of campus bathrooms) Layout: Male and female private bathrooms, stalls with a private bathroom Location: Down the road from the Hub. there are male and female private bathrooms. Theyre huge, very private and clean. Theres also a secret poop chamber located on the botlocated at the back end of the room. Its just steps.Cream of the crap: the best places to drop a deuce at UF potty talk

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-25-72-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 4-25-72-1 All-inclusive private suites ***4/4s @ $399*** Sign & Receive a $100 Gift Card!!! Free 42 Flat-Screen TV!!! 2 pools, 2 bus routes, tons of amenities LexingtonCrossingUF.com Call today! 373.9009 4-25-11-72-1 **ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY** Almost Full for Fall! 2BR/2BA w/Roommate Matching Available Direct Bus Route to Campus! www.EnclaveUf.com 376.0696 4-25-11-72-1 Gainesville Place Apts 4 BUS ROUTES TO UF! 4/4 Furnished & All-Inclusive ONLY $459 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-1 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalkapt.com 352-337-9098 4-25-72-1 3/3s-ROOMATE MATCHING $424/person Call Today! 352-335-7656 4-25-12-65-1 Need 4 students for 4 bedroom, 4 bath, fully furnished Condo $350 per month per student, includes utilities at Univ Terrace West 3800 SW 20th Ave 352-586-6468. Requires 1 year lease starting Aug 15th. 2-23-12-12-1 OPEN HOUSE From 2-6pm on February 23rd Tour our Newly Remodeled 4/4s *Prizes *Free Food *Music Their going fast! 352.379.9300 4-25-12-43-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-5382181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 FULLY RENOVATEDDELUXE 3BR/BR Apartment Homes Internet, Pest Control, & Refuse Included Only $1149! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-25-11-72-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 4-25-11-72-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $459 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-25-11-72-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD Plasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 1BR/1BA 3 blocks to UF Gatorside 1600 NW4 AVE $450 1BR/1BA 4 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA Bike to UF No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 2-28-12-36-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Ave. Close to UF, Shands & Vet School 2bed/1bath Sun Key units starting at $550 2BR/1.5BA Sun Harbor units starting at $625 w/ 1 month free; $595 selected units. Receive Summer discounts when you sign a 15 month lease!!!! Contact our office to inquire about student specials! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041/352.376.6720 4-25-11-80-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 2BR/1BA close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting at $550!! Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720 / 352.376.7041 4-25-11-79-2 CAMPUS EDGE CONDO 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School. Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable rates. 239-300-1294 2-29-12-35-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA house. Very private backyard, btw UF & Santa Fe. W/D provided, pets OK, tile throughout. 1330 NW 39th St. Call 352-339-2342. $1200/mo. More info & pictures: gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 3-2-12-29-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $600/mo + $600 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 3-21-12-35-2 2, 3, 4, & 5 BR houses blocks to UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-359-3341/3595584 2-29-11-27-2 Trends Student House of the Month! 2710 NW 2nd Ave 302 NW 4th Ave Amazing 3 bedroom Historic House Brand New Kitchen and Hardwood Floors Close to UF Text Trend to 313131 for More Details Trend4Rent.com 2-24-20-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Ave. 1BR/1BA close to UF, Shands & Vet School Sun Key units starting at $475 Sun Harbor Townhouses $525 Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041 / 352.376.6720 4-25-12-58-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 1bed/1bath close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting at $475!! Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720 / 352.376.7041 4-25-12-58-2 2 Large Homes in NW For RENT 5-7 bdrm $2000 per month Will Accommodate Individuals or Groups *Ask about Family Discount* Call Eric at (352) 682-7424 2-23-12-15-2 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 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. 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14, ALLIGATOR 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 3-13-12-10-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-13-12-10-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 /3 house 3514 nw 7 pl $1500 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 3-12-12-8-2 1.5 miles to UF in NW Gville. Luxury 2bd/2ba condo in small community: walk-in closets, W/D, vaulted ceilings, balcony, 1410 sqft. Built 2006. $950/month. Pets OK. 359-1112 or katewallis83@yahoo.com. Avail. March 1 3-21-12-15-2. VETERANS and SECTION 8 Oakridge Apts 1120 NW 45th Ave. Openings for Vets who qualify under Section 8 Program. 2/1 $550. Pool, RTS, on-site laun dry 372-3783 3-29-12-20-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $445, 2 BR $545. 352-335-0420 3-2912-20-2SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 3-29-12-20-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. 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 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.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Leonard pleads not guiltyAccording to the Orlando Sentinel, UF tight end A.C. Leonard pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of misdemeanor domestic violence through his attorney Huntley Johnson. Football spring practice open to publicFloridas football team begins spring practice on March 14, and two days of practice on March 16 and March 17 will be open to both Freshman Andrea Vilar Aragons has found a spot on UFs womens basketball team ahead of tonights matchup with Mississippi State. See story, page 19. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff BRYAN HOLT Jonathon Crawford made people forget Sunday in a hurry. Cal State Fullerton, the sophomore righthanded pitcher faced seven batters and alOn Tuesday night, Crawford returned to the mound in a starting role against UCF and showed the promise Gators coach preseason. Hes got too good of an arm, hes too talented and Ive seen it enough in practice in the fall and the spring to believe and to said. Crawford held the No. 19 Knights (3-1) and no runs, getting the decision in an eventual 8-0 victory for the No. 1 Gators. Before Tuesday nights game, Crawford had only thrown a total of four innings in his brief career as a Gator. Coming out of Sunday, his ERA was listed at 108.00. There were obviously probably some questions coming into it, but he did his job Offensively, runs came early and often for Florida (4-1), which was swept by UCF inning with a 1-1 shot to left that bounced Crawford leads Gators to win against UCF Kevin OSullivan has a slight problem on his hands: Florida has too many big bats. An abundance of power hitwould cherish. Its a good issue to have, but its an issue nonetheless. The Gators can trot out any combination of the following: reigning Southeastern Conference two-way prospect Brian Johnson both of whom are projected dox, freshman Taylor Gushue and all-time RBI record. Fullerton coach who compared UFs lineup to the derers Row, the Gators lineup has plenty of pop, especially when man Justin Shafer. Theres just one small problem with all these sluggers: There arent enough at-bats to go around tions. catcher, and two of them have already done so this season, with end series and Gushue earning his No. 1 UF facing unique issue JOHN BOOTHE substitutes he could call on to replace Floridas injured power forward. Some were undersized even at Yeguetes 6-foot-7 standard for the job. for other guards and is just 6-foot-2, while forthan Yeguete. son, have seen limited playing time in UFs 13 Southeastern Conference games. Donovan said. Scottie playing the four. Cody When the results from Yeguetes hospital night after UFs 16-point win against Auburn, Donovan learned those players would nal months of the season. Yeguete, the Gators leader in both steals and reto return for the rest of the year. Theres going to be some things that were were dealing with this for the rest of the seaThe foot injury came just 10 days after Yeguete suffered his second concussion of the season in a loss to Tennessee. While Florida could teers, the Gators were able to scratch out a road win against Alabama following three days of practice with the smaller lineup. Donovans main worry for his increasingly depleted bench is getting healthy before FlorIn his postgame press conference Tuesday, he have all been limited in practice lately. said. Weve been dealing with some issues Forward likely out for seasonSEE HOOPS, PAGE 18 SEE TOM, PAGE 18 SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 20 Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde Yeguete UF Baseball THE TOM GREEN SHOW

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 19 UF PLAYS FINAL HOME GAME OF SEASON TONIGHT AT 7 AGAINST MISSISSIPPI STATE. JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Andrea Vilar Aragons big break came three weeks ago on the road against LSU. Jordan Jones was ruled out with a concussion, and Florida needed a guard to step up and offset the loss of its second-leading scor er. Coach Amanda Butler turned to Vilar Aragons, who did not disappoint. high numbers in minutes (24) and steals (four), helping the Gators defeat the Tigers 73-64 on Feb. 2. For the players that were on the bench, it was a really good opportunity to play a good game and help the team, Vilar Aragons said. My good feelings started in that game. Vilar Aragons has had a breakout month and hopes to continue her February success tonight against Mississippi State at 7 in the OConnell Center. Going into the road matchup against LSU, Southeastern Conference opponents. With the exception of a two-minute outing in a 62-58 loss to South Carolina Feb. 12, Vilar Aragons has logged 16.2 minutes per game this month. creased, so has her production. The Spanish guard has more than doubled scoring 5.2 per contest in February. Both Vilar Aragons and Butler credit the freshmans increased minutes and production to her one-on-one work with assistant coach According to Lowery, he spends anywhere from an hour to an hour-and-a-half with Vilar Aragons each week, normally consisting of 30-minute workouts on Tuesdays and Fridays. European brand of the basketball to the style played in the United States, including an emOne of the things you will notice when you watch her is how she shoots in transition; shes kinda like that ol type of layup, he said. otherwise thats going to get blocked. In the meantime, Vilar Aragons has relied on her beyond the arc. She has scored 18 points in the Gators last two games, boosted by a 4-of-11 effort from 3-point range. One thing I told her on Sunday (after the Georgia game) is, Youre on peoples scouting reports now, Lowery said. Thats a good thing. Lowery said UF needs a boost from bench players like Vilar Aragons to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament, and he said he beFlorida as Jones one day. There is no ceiling right now, Lowery ally makes herself an all-around ballplayer for us. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator. org. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer Allie Will is no stranger to success. Its been a way of life for her. In three years at Florida, she has lost She has won awards ranging from team MVP to Southeastern Conference Player of the Year. Last week, when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association released their updated rankings, Will earned a new distinction. She is now the top-ranked singles player in the country. play my best tennis in May, she said. Its great, but it doesnt mean that much. For Will, trying to get better is something that has been ongoing. She came into college as the No. 3 recruit in the country after a stellar youth tennis career. As a freshman, she was All-SEC, All-American and team MVP. Last year, she helped the Gators win a national championship. In other words, getting better isnt easy. Will and has coached her throughout her get caught up in the rankings. If you start looking at the numbers, it can really get your head spinning and make you lose focus on the things that be proud that shes ranked No. 1, but not Playing at the No. 1 and No. 2 spot in Floridas singles rotation her entire career, Will has faced the best of the best. She has national top 50. Against players in the top 10, Will is 6-3. The last player to defeat Will, Stanfords Nicole Gibbs, was also her opponent in the Feb. 12 dual match at Stanford. Will won, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. With fewer than two months to go until postseason play, and with plenty of challenging matches before, Will still doesnt feel like shes playing her best. Mentally, to play your best tennis. Its more about dealing with what you face that day, she said. I feel like maybe Im doing that the As the top-ranked player on the desity that Will faces comes from high expectations and top-notch competition. Undefeated in singles play this year, she tennis, Will said. Mentally, Im matur been successful.Will undeterred by No. 1 ranking, seeks improvementWOMENS BASKETBALLAragones If you start looking at the numbers, it can really get your head spinning...Roland ThornqvistUF womens tennis coach

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out of the vastly vacant studentsection bleachers. The Gators would go on to innings, highlighted by a threerun third in which Casey Tur geon rounded out the scoring with an RBI single to right. The freshman second baseman has lege games he has played and said there are no nerves. Its a ball and a bat, man, he said. Im having fun up there. Thats what its all about. home run of the night was a historic one. Tucker stepped in was barely high enough to be his third homer of the year. It gave Tucker career RBI No. 214, tying the school record held by Brad Wilkerson. I barreled it up and hit it as hard as I could, Tucker said. I dont know where it went, maybe Ill go look for it later. With Pigott and Tuckers home runs, the Gators have now hit seven long balls on the season, all of them solo shots. Floridas offensive prowess Tuesday came despite stranding 13 runners on base, including three straight innings of leaving the bases loaded. After Crawfords stellar starting debut, relievers Daniel Gibson, Bobby Poyner and Ryan Harris combined to close since 1977. Gibson was especially impressive, pitching two innings of one-hit ball. They battled and theyll get better as they go along, OSullivan said of his less-her alded relievers. 20, ALLIGATOR BASEBALL,from page 17Tucker ties UF recordSOFTBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer For several Gators, Thursday will be a homecoming. Freshman Katie Medina, sophomore Cheyenne Coyle and juniors mel all hail from California, the location of the annual Cathedral City Classic in Palm Springs. natives lived within several hours of the stadium, so this tournament will be their families best chance to catch the No. 1 Florida squad in acwho is from Peoria, Ariz., will have an opportunity to see her family in the stands. But she, and the rest of her teammates, are most excited to play season. team for next week, Haeger said. I see a lot of things getting better, meshing better, communication is better. And thats what it takes to play against those teams like that and compete against them. Florida will head west the only time this regular season to face three Top-25 opponents in No. 16 Texas A&M, No. 8 Texas and No. 5 Washington. Coach Tim Waltons history. However, Walton doesnt look to change his gameplan. He says he will stick with what got his team off to a 9-0 start. I dont think we do anything different when were playing teams that have a number in front of their names, Walton said. I look at the been to the Super Regionals and Boise State has had some close games this season already. No matter who we play, I dont think youre going to see us do anything different. Walton has his players singing the same tune as well. Both freshman Sami Fagan and senior Michelle Moultrie emphasized after their game on Sunday that they will continue what they have been doing. What the Gators have been doing has worked, as they are No. 1 in the nation and undefeated nine games into the season. However, those nine victories have come against teams with a combined record of 23-37. Now, Florida will leave Gainesville in a cross-country trip to play teams with a combined record of 40-8. Schutte, who will be making her third trip back to her home state in a Gator uniform, isnt concerned with a teams record. Instead, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I National Player of the Week Ws in the win column. Whoever is on the other side doesnt really matter, Schutte said. Just play ball.Gators face tough test in tournamentSchutte



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 107 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Billy Joel tickets sell out in four hoursJoel will speak Thursday, read the story at alligator.org. Human skeleton found in woods near Newberry RoadBernie Machen to join Board of Trustees of medical research instituteRead the story at alligator.orgGloZell is a proud Gator grad and YouTube star. Read more about her wild sense of humor and comedy goals on page 9. 81 /63 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 8 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterRelationship drama turned violent Wednesday morning when a girls ex-boyfriend was charged with stabbing her current beau. ed Bruce J. OBrien, 22, on attempted homicide charges. The victim, Alexander R. Martinez, 20, was treated for minor injuries at Shands at UF. At about 8 a.m. Wednesday, OBrien brought some of his ex-girlfriends belongings to the apartment that she and Martinez share in the Tower Village complex on Southwest 44th Place. Before OBrien could get inside, though, Martinez confronted him. According to an arrest report, OBrien recently sent threatening text messages to Martinez and wrote that he was going to kill him. But another woman who lives with Martinez and the girlfriend said Martinez does not own a cellphone. Either way, Martinez asked OBrien on Wednesday if the two had a problem that needed to be addressed, according to police. OBrien said that, indeed, they did. Then, he pulled out a knife. He stabbed Martinez three times in the upper chest before running away. the apartment at 8:34 a.m., Sgt. Todd Kelly said. When they arrived, Martinez seemed OK. He was walking around the apartment and talktinez to Shands at UF to treat the stab wounds. He was treated and released without surgery Wednesday afternoon. p.m. from a woman who saw OBrien in the Tower Oaks neighborhood, which is about two miles north of Martinezs apartment. The relationship between OBrien and the woman who called is unclear. neighborhood about 10 minutes later. He was held at the Alachua County Jail on Wednesday night. Martinez could not be reached for comthe name of his girlfriend. The woman who lives with Martinez said he was visiting his girlfriends grandparents house Wednesday night. The roommate did not know where they lived. the girlfriends phone.Man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriends new boyfriendVictim was stabbed three times in chest, police said JULIA GLUM, CLARE LENNON and SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WritersCapping off an election with historic voter turnout, the Unite Partys presidential and vice-presidential candidates won with 50.27 percent of the vote. On Tuesday and Wednesday, 10,644 students voted the highstudents cast ballots. Unite Party presidential candidate Tj Villamil and vice presidential candidate Sabine Justilien won the president-vice president ticket by 114 votes over Students Party presidential candidate Alex Cornillie and his running mate, Jesse Schmitt. Juan Rodriguez Unite Party candidate for treasurer, won with 53.65 percent of total votes over Carly Wilson. A majority vote is needed to win a position, and the election codes do not list a need for a recount unless no candidate captures a majority of the votes. Villamil gave a short speech to his supporters. This wasnt victory for me, he bellowed. This wasnt a victory for Juan and Sabine. This was a victory for students. Supervisor of Elections Toni Megna announced the results to supporters of both political parties outside the Reitz Unions Orange & Brew around midnight Wednesday. She had to scream to be heard above the crowd. Megna declined to comment on a reason for the turnout increase. Students Party vice presidential candidate Schmitt attributed the increase to his party. No one has ever done what weve done, and I think all of campus recognizes it, he said. Justilien applauded the strength of all the candidates. It was really close because you had legit candidates, she said. [Students Party candidates] had a them. UF students had two days to vote for representatives to the Student Both parties nominated candidates for Student Body President and Vice President, who are on one joined ticket, as well as candidates for Student Body Treasurer.UNITE WINS IN CLOSE RACEAndre Larrow / Alligator StaffAbove (top): Tj Villamil celebrates winning the Student Government presidency early Thursday morning outside the Reitz Union. Above (bottom): Students Party executive ticket candidates Alex Cornillie and Jesse Schmitt react to the announcement of election results.Highest voter turnout in election since 1983 Brett LeBlanc / Alligator Staff SEE ELECTION, PAGE 5 It was really close because you had legit candidates.Sabine JustilienUnite Party vice presidential candidate

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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 107 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 TODAYFORECASTFRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAYMONDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 81/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 71/54 PARTLY CLOUDY 64/43 THUNDER STORMS 82/52 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/63 WHATS HHAPPENING?Decorated IDF captain & professor to speak on LGBT rights in Israel Today, 6 p.m. Hillel, 2020 West University Avenue Join us at Hillel for an intimate discussion with Capt. Avner Even-Zohar. He will be discussing the Queer Liberation Movement in Israel. The Last Prophet Today, 6:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Come out to the last lecture event of Islam Awareness Month featuring Omar Suleiman as we discuss who the Prophet Muhammad was and some common misconceptions about the Islamic faith. Food will be provided. UF Symphonic Band Concert Today, 7:30 p.m. University Auditorium Conductor and musical director John M. Watkins Jr. and the UF Symphonic Band present a concert of contemporary works for band, including the world premiere of a new piece dedicated to the founding of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: A Soliloquy for Solferino. Anna Palsma will also guest conduct. The concert is free for UF students. Reitz Union Board Presents: The Muppets Today 8 to 10:30 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium With the help of three fans (Jason Segel, Amy Adams and the voice of Chris Cooper), The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon. All showings are free and open to the public Fundraiser for the Alachua County Humane Society Today, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Smokehouse Downtown, 104 S Main St. Go support the Alachua County Humane Society and help end the euthanasia of companion animals in Alachua County by 2015. There will be a live performer and drink specials. Cross Examined: The Evidence for Belief Today to Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. The Ocora at Pugh Hall Join Dr. Subodh Pandit as he 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 at ufwsa.blogspot.com. Registration is $15 and includes breakfast, a keynote speaker, leadership workshops, lunch, an organization fair, a speaker panel, a gift bag, networking opportunities and more. The keynote speaker will be Karen DeYoung, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and an associate editor for The Washington Post. Maslenitsa Sunday, 2 p.m. Pugh Hall Ocara The UF Russian Club is celebrating Maslenitsa, which translates to either Pancake Week or Butter Week in English. This holiday in Russia is much like Mardi Gras. Maslenitsa signals the end of winter and the beginning of spring. It is also a time of great feast before Lent. People eat Blini, (Russian pancakes), which will be served. Gainesville Roller Rebels roller derby Sunday, 7 p.m. Skate Station Funworks, 1311 NW 76th Blvd. The Swamp City Sirens will compete against the Millhopper Devils in Gainesville Roller Rebels intra-league bout and season opener. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets are available at Sweet Dreams Ice Cream, Volta Coffee, Tea and Chocolates or brownpapertickets.com. A halftime raffle will benefit the GRR Injured Skater Fund. Visit gainesvillerollerrebels. com for more information. 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. uf.babyisaac@gmail.com University Commons 5K-9 Saturday, 8 a.m. 2601 SW Archer Road Bring your dogs to the third annual 5K-9 at University Commons. Events include a timed 5K race and a onemile fun run/walk with donations benefiting local pet charities. Visit facebook.com/uc5k9 for details and to register early for a discount. Disc Golf Tournament Saturday, 10 a.m. Lake Wauburgs South Shore The tournament will have two heats of 18 holes each with mens and womens amateur and advanced divisions. The top three participants in each division will receive a prize. The event is free for students. Faculty, staff and non-UF affiliates with a student sponsor may participate for $20. For more information, visit recsports. ufl.edu. UF SASE hosts QuickRace Hunt for E-Week. Saturday, 11 a.m. Reitz Union Colonnade The QuickRace is a race to find a path of QR codes hidden throughout campus. Each team registered will receive an initial QR code hinting to the location of the next code and so on. Prizes will be announced during the event. Participants may have up to four people per team, and there will be a limited number of teams. For more information visit www.facebook.com/ events/230992616993435/. Indian Student Association presents An Evening With Penn Masala Saturday, 7 p.m. University Auditorium The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Penn Masala is the worlds first Hindi a cappella group formed by students at the University of Pennsylvania. Twenty-fifth Annual Womens Leadership Conference Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Registration is open

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4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 Haley Stracher / Alligator StaffAsh WednesdayMeredith Rowe, a 19-year-old advertising sophomore and the junior warden of the Episcopal Chapel of the Incarnation, has ash placed on her forehead by the Rev. Rich Clark, 41, of Gainesville, on the Plaza Wednesday ceremony on campus. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing Writer

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 ABOUT 50 PEOPLE ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE FAST. MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterThree UF students will spend their Spring Break fasting to bring attention to the unfair treatment of tomato pickers. Victor Yengle, a 23-year-old economics junior, Juliette Barbera, a 20-year-old criminology junior, and Rain Araneda, a 31year-old environmental engineering senior, will join about 50 others in a weeklong fast to protest Publixs refusal to join a migrant workers rights campaign. The fast, which will last during UFs Spring Break from March 3 to March 10, is being fueled in part by pent-up disappointment over the failure of two Florida tuition bills one which would have granted instate tuition to students whose parents are undocumented and another that could have given in-state tuition to undocumented students. At the center of some students frustration is Florida Sen. Steve Oelrich, who voted against one of the bills when it came before his committee and whose constituents include Gainesville residents. But supporters attentions are now focused on convincing Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw to speak with the activists. Gainesville religious and political leaders thanked the activists for their efforts Wednesday afternoon during a press conference. I commend and I honor the work of the [supporters] for acting on these words, said City Commissioner Randy Wells. That is powerful. Yengle and Barbera will join other supporters in Lakeland to fast. Araneda will fast on her own while she volunteers with Habitat for Humanity in Georgia. Yengle said he is protesting to make students aware of the issues workers face, particularly those in Immokalee, Fla., who imum-wage pay, sexual harassment and a lack of basic human rights. In addition, he said he hopes the UF administration takes his actions to heart if it chooses to work with Publix in the future. He said he hopes UF will encourage Publix to sign onto the campaign. I wouldnt want our academic excellence to be attached to any injustices, he said. For him, the issue of equal rights for immigrants hits close to home. He moved from Trujillo, Peru, to Sarasota in the early 2000s. He is still jumping through immigration hoops. Despite the failure of the tuition bills, activists said they want to channel their anger and frustration into positive energy for other causes.UF students to fast in support of migrantsUnite wins 31 seats in Student SenateEach semester, 50 new senators are elected. Unite Party nominated 49 candidates for Senate, and the Students Party nominated 34 candidates. Two students ran independent from either political party. Unite won 31 Senate seats and the Students Party won 19. Supporters and candidates from both parties campaigned from Feb. 1 until the end of the elections at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Some controversy surrounded the elections. I think it was a dirty year with sensationalized media, but students didnt listen to it, said Unite Party spokeswoman Christina Bonarrigo. They listened to the Unite Party, and they knew what we were about. Megna said 14 complaints which is before elections results are read. Two complaints were already handled, and one against the Students Party was postponed. It will be heard by the Supreme Court on Sunday. Wednesday, 10 by the Students Party against the Unite Party and one by the Unite Party against the Students Party. The Election Commission already recommended the disdents Party engineering Senate candidates. Any decisions made by the commission can be appealed to the Supreme Court. It also recommended that engineering students votes for the Students Party executive ticket not be counted. The Supreme Court will meet on this as well as any other appeals the Students Party makes. The Election Commission will meet Friday to hear the rest of the complaints. Well have to wait and see on Sunday, Cornillie said. A referendum to add two justices to the UF Supreme Court passed with 82.49 percent of the vote. There are currently four justices in addition to the Supreme Justice. Students were not required to vote on the referendum; they could have chosen to abstain. ELECTION, from page 1Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffSupervisor of Elections Toni Megna pauses during the election reabout people in the crowd standing on tables. I think it was a dirty year with sensationalized media, but students didnt listen to it.Christina BonarrigoUnite Party spokeswoman

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialTHURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR244 TOTAL VOTES43% YES 57% NOFridays question: Will you go to Relish downtown? Todays question: Are you surprised by the SG election results?Politics Never SleepNational, state elections still aheadElections are over. For those who have been caught up in the nasty backThere are going to be sweeping changes all over the country to these contests. about these SG elections, there has been a lot happening in the ters. position. curring this year. Obama should stand up to religious groupsFor several people, their opinions about social issues everyone else. that violates their conscience. take it is right. Garrett Bruno is a political science sophomore at UF. His column appears on Thursdays. Garrett Brunoopinions@alligator.org

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 When Unite Party males get all up in my business while Im trying to walk to class, I typically turn to them and say, Sorry, I dont care what you have to say unless you want to have sex with me. As they stare on dumbstruck and with mouths hanging agape I say, Now you know how it feels. I feel smug and selfhour afterward. Once Im done feeling smug, two questions always occur to me: Why do members of Greek life rule Student Government and lots This is my theory: First, stereotypes can sometimes favor a group and even going as far as to make certain groups seem more desirable. Example: The stereotype about the legendary black male ... well, you know. The fraternity brothers dress and act like older businessmen, sharing in the preexisting stereotype that these older gentlemen are great in bed. And what about the soaround frat guys, their voices shoot up an octave, which seems to be a turn on. to succeed image that UF projects in order to attract employers and parents while also opening donor checkbooks. Whenever the university creates organizations like any of the ambassadors groups, it handpicks marketable students for these positions. The university parades them around in front of employers, parents and wealthy potential donors further reinforcing the image and giving members networking opportunities. And these kids get hired. joining this system, as do I. Notice how their dress code is the same as the attire of students ternities and sororities offer a constant stream of smiling, uncontroversial students for the university to have at its disposal. The university then lets them head Student Government, which determines the groups that will receive funding. do things like place limits on SG campaign spending. But just like any other bureaucracy, UF acts in the interest of its own survival. It will work for students if they get involved in the universitys mission. It will work against them if they do not. Well riddle me this: Why is our student Why does UPD need only, say, someone interfered with the work of the university to legally remove him or her from a free speech statements reviewed by SG before they can Though our English department consists of many Marxists, UF embraces those who have money. might be somewhat conformist, a tad inauthentic and exclusionary to the poor. But how easy to hate on, but what, if any, evil has the Our world is riddled with inequalities. UF is no different. Greeks have developed a sysnancial security. And its not like they do evil things, nor do they support causes they dont truly believe in. And honestly, what have the Chip Skambis is an English and telecommunication junior at UF. His column regularly appears on Mondays.Hating doesnt take away from successes of Greek systemColumnEvery morning you wake up, rub sleep out of your eyes and walk over to the bus stop. You grumble about the bus being late, and you start worrying whether youll be on time. Card as you walk up the steps and take a seat. If you arrive on time, you bless the heavens; if you arrive to class late, you blame the lousy bus system. After classes, you head toward the bus stop and curse once more its lateness; you just want to get home. You repeat this pattern every day. While many students go through this routine daily, there is one aspect of our predictable schedule that we ignore. Every morning, the bus arrives and every evening we go home. Despite using the bus system every day, many of us forget who actually gets us to our destination. They are the silent and present individuals who sit at the front. is there when we sleepily amble home from Library West can enjoy our nights of debauchery in Midtown and downWho gives us directions waits for us when were running toward them in the Who, despite our constant complaining, gets us to class They are our bus drivers. Currently, they are facing oppressive changes to their contracts from the city. These changes include cuts to their pension and continuous freeze on their wages. However, one of the biggest challenges the drivers face are forced overtime hours. Due to the small pool of available drivers, they are constantly forced to work beyond their normal shift. Their overtime hours often total the ridiculous sum of 19 hours in one day. This affects the well-being and safety of the driver and the riders. If a driver is tired, he or she is less likely to be aware of his or her surroundings. This current work situation is not conducive to a safe environment. The Amalgamated Transit Union, the drivers union, is working hard to combat the hazardous work environment by demanding that Regional Transit System hires more drivers and ends forced overtime. The students need to come together and support the efforts of the union. As students, we make up 75 percent of the RTS rider ship, and we have the loudest voices. What is happening to the bus drivers is not fair, and we have a duty to stop it. As students, we have a responsibility to help the individuals we depend on every day. Where would we be if Where would we be if we couldnt get home at 1 a.m. How would our Fridays and Saturdays look if we didnt Our RTS bus drivers are there for us in all aspects of our collegiate life. They continually help us without a word of dissent. Its our turn to help them back. We can no longer yell out a feeble thank you when we get off the bus and hope that brightens the drivers day. We need to go that extra mile as they have constantly done for us. If you want to get involved with this ongoing campaign, please visit the Gainesville Area Students for a Democratic Societys Facebook page and learn how. Michela Martinazzi is an art history sophomore at UF.Efforts of bus drivers union deserve support of studentsGuest column Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org Michela MartinazziSpeaking Out

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theAvenue THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/THE_AVENUE Fun. has an album and tour to help you rock out: If catchy and emotional lyrics are your style, download Fun.s newest album, Some Nights. Check out page 10 to see if its right for you. Sometimes privacy is the best policy: Be sure to jot down the helpful list of secluded bathrooms on page 12. You never know when it could come in handy.Miss moms cooking? Theres an undiscovered that void. Read more on page 11. ANTHONY CARDONAAvenue Writer Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele liken themselves to a famous duo in order to distinguish their voices from one another. one that sounds like Odie, said Peele in a phone interview. Key, 40, and Peele, 33, debuted their new sketch show, Key & Peele, on Jan. 31 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central. In the show, they write and perform sketches on topics and personalities relevant to todays society. The show was described in a news release: Whether its soul food, Key & Peele will showcase their chemistry, camaraderie and unique point of view, born from their shared background and experiences growing up biracial in a not quite post-racial world. Satirizing the president may seem like a controversial topic to some, especially in the midst of national election campaign season. However, Key and Peele are not worried. Our general guideline is how funny is it to us, Key said. If everyone is laughing, then something comedically precious is happening. Our job is to try and make everybody laugh. They hope college students will like the show and comprehend the duos comedic style. Its a challenge for us, Key said. Our challenge is to entertain you guys. Were not trying to be cool here, Peele said. Were trying to be funny. Key and Peeles efforts to be funny certainly show in their sketches. One sketch involved President Obama (played by Peele) giving a speech to the American public regarding the election, while his anger translator Luther (played by Key) restates everything in a less reserved tone. Peele discussed his support of democracy in foreign countries (Luther: Hey, all yall dictators out there, keep messin around and see what happens. Just see what happens. Watch!) and urges certain governments to discontinue nuclear weapons testing (Luther: Please test me and see what happens!) The biggest challenge [about Obama] is hes an extremeObama couldnt allow himself to like it too much, Peele said. Hed have to be extremely discreet about it. According Key and Peele, Luther is a successful character because everything he says is on the tip of everyones tongue. In another sketch, Peeles character sees a doctor (Key) tion for medical marijuana.. In California, you can go in with pretty much anything, Peele said. After living in Amsterdam for three years, he called himself a huge fan. Peele said. When youre 20 or 21, its OK to start smoking. Its a powerful drug that can be used for a whole lot of good. Key performed improv with Second City in Detroit, and Peele performed with Second City in Chicago. The two had simple advice for budding improv artists. You better love it, Key said, laughing. Comedy is like mixed martial arts. There are so many disciplines, Peele said. You have to devote something inside yourself to comedy. You have to get obsessed and stay obsessed. We feel like rascals being role models, he said.Photo courtesy of Comedy CentralWould you want to parody the president? Key & Peele is a new sketch comedy show that fearlessly examines todays society. Key, Peele write comedy for a 21st century world NATALIA SIEUKARANAvenue Writerion Star comes this spring to compete with Lifetimes fashion shows Project Runway, Project Accessory and the recent Hour Catwalk reminding us why we love watching designers squirm under the glares and criticisms of their idols. reality shows with their recent productions being the antithesis of mainstream hits. In a retrast to American Idol and X Factor. This time, Fashion Star is the bad boy. The trend is apparent in fashion reality shows as well. Lifetime dominates the genre ever since it acquired Project Runway from Bravo, and it has become the mother ship of fashion reality with the recent spinoff Project Runway All Stars, which gathered the best of stressed and criticized all over again. Last fall, Project Accessory debuted after used the fool-proof shows formula of three a slinky runway-model queen as the host the difference is that instead of creating high fashion, they create fashions toppings: accessories. So how does Fashion Star fair against Lifetimes couture creations, which are backed up by some of the fashion industrys most noWell, for one, it brings its own powerhouses: singer and lover of all things fashion Jessica Simpson, former Paris Hilton BFF turned menswear designer who worked with notable lines Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, in addiExcept, theyre not judges but are rather mentors to the designers. And of course, whats a fashion show without its sumodel, actress and businesswoman Elle Macpherson will host the new show. So if they are the menThe Los Angeles Times states that the judges are buyers from Macys, Saks Fifth Avenue and H&M. Each week these retailers will make an onthe-spot decision to buy and carry the designers looks they like most. Immediately after the show airs, that very look will be available in the stores. This show is a fresh take on Project Runway because this gives the designers an equal chance to have their designs hit retail directly every week, as opposed to only having one or two special challenges in the whole season. into 14 contestants. Lets just say that this has got to be one of the most wide range group of individuals. We cannot help but root for these designers no matter what station theyre on. Fashion Star will premiere March 13 at 9:30 p.m. with a 90-minute episode. Each new episode will be an hour long on NBCs Fashion Star is coming soon to a TV near you humor

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 ALYSSA HOLCOMB Avenue Writer Is you OK? Is you good? Good, because GloZell would like to know. The YouTube sensation and UF alumna, class of 1997, is steadily creating a promising career in entertainment, mixing stand-up comedy with her online personality. Her outrageously hilarious videos, including her most-viewed entry, My Push Up Bra Will Help Me Get My Man (which has more than 17 million views), have gained continuous notoriety on the Internet thanks to her zeal, enthusiasm and sing-song humor. The comedienne, who graduated from UF with a B.F.A. in musical theater, began her rise to fame after an unintentional sidetrack from her personal blog. I started off with a blog, and then one day I was doing some videos and the blog wouldnt upload, so I started uploading them on YouTube only to copy and paste it onto my blog, she said. Then one day I looked and Im like, Oh, people are commenting on YouTube, interesting. And it kept going and I was like Oh! YouTube is good! Three years and more than 150 million views later, GloZell found her niche making videos of celebrity impersonations, random musings on life and the occasional Internet fad. Her costumed parodies of Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj earned responses from the celebrities themselves. GloZell received retweets from Minaj and Bruno Mars and managed to score an invite to Toby Keiths concert by the artist himself. Whats good about [the videos] is that the artists themselves are very kind to me. I dont dislike them at all, and I think theyre seeing that, that Im just being funny. When I talk about [the artists], theres more people that go to that video, she said. More recently, her take on the Cinnamon Challenge added anidly growing video resume, proving that viral success has a price. Well, I learned the hard way, because to this day my eyes still burn, my nose hairs are gone. I was hallucinating that day. The headache is still there, but hey, people enjoy watching me almost die! I havent even watched [the video] but looking at the comments and theyre like It came through her nose! Well, that explains a lot. People say dont do drugs. Im gonna start campaigning dont do cinnamon. This will kill you. Somebody gonna die! GloZell recently added actress to her growing resume, taking part in the online Web series Dr. Fubalous alongside fellow YouTube stars Antoine Dobson and Miranda Sings, as well as actor Danny Trejo and rapper-turned-reality star Flavor Flav. From wigs to makeup, costumes and beyond, her musical theater training helped bring life to Ma Cakes, Dr. Fubalous ranch dressing-loving secretary. When I went to the University of Florida, we had to build the sets. We had to not only sing the songs and learn the lines, sometimes we had to write the scripts. I was also nitely helped set me off to the right start, especially musical theater. Youre doing everything. Anything I ever need to know how to do, I can do it all by myself, she said. GloZells bucket list consists of many comedic milestones, from hosting Saturday Night Live to meeting fellow funny-lady Ellen DeGeneres. But the most special goal GloZell holds dear is one closer to The Swamp: performing at Gator Growl. One day I want to be the comic to come back, so that is the dream, went, I wanted to do Gator Growl. I couldnt even tell you what that would mean. That is beyond a television show or anything. With her career taking off, the steady rise to success can be traced back to her Gator roots. These lessons are some that anyone can use to kick-start their own careers. When [you go] off to college, its up to you to get your lessons done and be responsible. Let me tell you, you can have a whole lot of fun at UF, but the goal is to graduate and have a good time. Gators love being a Gator, and I enjoyed every single moment of it, so Im very proud to be a graduate of UF. Check out GloZells YouTube channel (youtube.com/GloZell1), Facebook and Twitter feeds for constantly updated information on stand-up dates, video uploads and more. GloZell talks YouTube, Gator dreams and cinnamon battlesPhoto courtesy of GloZellGloZell certainly knows how to capture audiences on the Internet. Could she do the same thing at Gator Growl?

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10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012Photo courtesy of Fueled by Ramen Fun.s second album, Some Nights, experiments with emotional new sounds and beats. ALYSSA HOLCOMB Avenue Writer Beginning with a building, quiet intensity infused with Queenesque vocals, pop-alternative act Fun.s latest effort Some Nights shrouds modern mindsets with an utterly theatrical background. The intro, starting soft and growing into a cacophony of pounding piano and stressed vocals, sets a precedent for the emotional variety the album conpresent-day vitriol (Tea parties and Twitter/Ive never been so bitter) and opening the curtains on a mesh of musical styles, the trio created a mashup of two worlds that form a composite of contemporary culture. The title track, complete with a capella introduction, sets the overall anthemic tone of the album, using heavy drum beats and the soft yet biting rebel yell of singer Nate Ruess as its driving force. To reinvent its usual sound on this second record, Fun. added hip-hop producers Jeff Bhasker (Kanye West, Drake) and Emile Haynie (Kid Cudi, The Roots) who added a technological depth to the indie-pop tunes. Tracks such as One Foot combine big band with simple beats, featuring member Jack Antonoffs repeating trumpet section and singer Nate Ruess vocals in a more standard, borderline than some of the other songs. Songs, like the 80s techno-rockinfused It Gets Better, feature slight autotune and a quickened pace reminiscent of bands like Hellogoodbye. We Are Young (featuring Janelle Monae) is the song that recently sparked the Fun. fan train with radio play and a commercial feature. The combination of its rising chorus and repetitive, simple drum beats and keyboard chords make it the easiest to sing along with the album. Other rousing songs include the calmer Carry On, with lyrics like May your past be the sound/Of your feet upon the ground, as if inspiring listeners in the plights and journeys that life may take them. Empathize with the depressed thoughts post-breakup (in the acoustic, guitar-heavy Why Am I The One) and to the apathy after a loss (the hip-hop tinged All Alone). The latter is another case of the bands ability to mask dejected feelings with a catchy tune With such an appealing combination of musical genres, along with a lyrical repertoire of idenyouth, Fun.s youthful feel, both in song and in spirit, marks it as a truly audience-attentive act. Fun. is also embarking on a nationwide tour. Florida dates include stops in Tampa and Orlando on March 7 and 8, respectively. Find out more about the band and tickets to their shows by checking them out on their Facebook page or www.ournameisfun.com. Find techno-theatricality on Some Nights

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MARIA GALINDOAvenue Contributing WriterThere is a world outside happy-hour specials and end-of-the-week naps on Friday afternoons. Every Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., tucked behind the Thornebrook Village shops, there is a quaint farmers market where homemade pastries, vegetarian Indian food and organic English marmalade that puts to shame anything on the shelves of big, chain grocery stores. I love the homey atmosphere, yummy, free samples and the friendly people of this farmers market, said Genni Rubin, a UF freshman and frequent visitor of the Thornebrook Village Farmers Market. Pete Turner, owner of Petes Preserves, a line of organic, English-style marmalade, enjoys selling at this farmers market because of its intimate setting. It takes a lot of self-control not to buy everything you see. Its not unusual for a single costumer to buy more than $40 worth of vegetarian Indian food from Nalini Pandey. She owns the Green Mango, a Gainesville restaurant that also sells its food in local farmers markets. Turner and Pandey agree that the appeal of farmers markets has to do with the quality of the food they sell. Pandey smiled as she spoke about her taught by her mother, father and grandmother in India. Ive been cooking since I was 10, she said. Cooking is an art. Its not just a combination of ingredients you throw together. After working in genetic and microbiology labs for 33 years, Turner, the Cambridge graduate and former UF research assistant professor decided to dedicate his time to his longtime passion: cooking. Ive been making marmalade for years and years, Turner said. He holds his food to high standards. The food is fresh and has never seen any Ive had people tell me [my marmalade] reminds them of something their grandmother would make. The Thornebrook Village Farmers Mar ket is in the courtyards of Thornebrook Village shopping center on 2441 NW 43rd St. every Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information about farmers markets around Gainesville, visit gainesvillefarmfresh.com. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 11David Carr / AlligatorCraving homemade marmalade or freshly baked honey wheat berry bread? Look for Peter Turners stand at the Thornebrook Village Farmers Market on Friday afternoons. Hidden farmers market sells former professors wares

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12, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 KIERA WRIGHT-RUIZAvenue WriterNo one likes to talk about it, but we all do it: poop. This everyday (hopefully) bodily function is no problem when youre at home. You feel the urge, so you go to the nearest bathroom and place your bottom on top of that porcelain throne. No noise, no people and all the toilet paper in the world at your disposal. Youre comfortable. But what about those times when youre on campus and nature calls? You cant hold it for another few hours, so you run to the closest bathroom. You open the door slowly and check all the stalls to make sure youre alone. Most of the time youre not, but you dont have the cleanest stall and hope you dont make any awkward noises. Youre uncomfortable. Heres a well-researched list of spots around campus to make sure your bathroom experience isnt awkward. In fact, its to make it as pleasant as possible.Music BuildingLayout: Male and female stall bathrooms Location: Across the street from Turlington Its huge, private and you get to listen to the string concert instruments resonating through the walls, said Matthew Paymer, a chemical-engineering sophomore. Super peaceful.Rinker HallLayout: Male and female stall bathrooms Location: Next to Rawlings Hall on the This building is pretty vacant so theres rarely anyone in the bathroom. It has a lot of stalls and seems new. Its super convenient if youre going to or from the bus stop. Shands BasementLayout: Unisex private bathrooms Location: Hallway in the basement of Shands, between the Center for Musculoskeletal Pain Research and the Psychology Clinic The rooms are pretty spacious, said Megan Johnson, a nursing senior. The toilets are located in the back corner of the room so your business cant be heard by people passing by. Theyre awesome!Ustler HallLayout: Unisex private bathroom Location: Next to the Student Recreation & Fitness Center The bathrooms are generally very clean, said Taissa Morimoto, an anthropology junior. It is a private bathroom so you can make as much noise as you want, really.Pugh Hall (the gold mine of campus bathrooms) Layout: Male and female private bathrooms, stalls with a private bathroom Location: Down the road from the Hub. there are male and female private bathrooms. Theyre huge, very private and clean. Theres also a secret poop chamber located on the botlocated at the back end of the room. Its just steps.Cream of the crap: the best places to drop a deuce at UF potty talk

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-25-72-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 4-25-72-1 All-inclusive private suites ***4/4s @ $399*** Sign & Receive a $100 Gift Card!!! Free 42 Flat-Screen TV!!! 2 pools, 2 bus routes, tons of amenities LexingtonCrossingUF.com Call today! 373.9009 4-25-11-72-1 **ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY** Almost Full for Fall! 2BR/2BA w/Roommate Matching Available Direct Bus Route to Campus! www.EnclaveUf.com 376.0696 4-25-11-72-1 Gainesville Place Apts 4 BUS ROUTES TO UF! 4/4 Furnished & All-Inclusive ONLY $459 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-1 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalkapt.com 352-337-9098 4-25-72-1 3/3s-ROOMATE MATCHING $424/person Call Today! 352-335-7656 4-25-12-65-1 Need 4 students for 4 bedroom, 4 bath, fully furnished Condo $350 per month per student, includes utilities at Univ Terrace West 3800 SW 20th Ave 352-586-6468. Requires 1 year lease starting Aug 15th. 2-23-12-12-1 OPEN HOUSE From 2-6pm on February 23rd Tour our Newly Remodeled 4/4s *Prizes *Free Food *Music Their going fast! 352.379.9300 4-25-12-43-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-5382181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 FULLY RENOVATEDDELUXE 3BR/BR Apartment Homes Internet, Pest Control, & Refuse Included Only $1149! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-25-11-72-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 4-25-11-72-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $459 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-25-11-72-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD Plasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 1BR/1BA 3 blocks to UF Gatorside 1600 NW4 AVE $450 1BR/1BA 4 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA Bike to UF No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 2-28-12-36-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Ave. Close to UF, Shands & Vet School 2bed/1bath Sun Key units starting at $550 2BR/1.5BA Sun Harbor units starting at $625 w/ 1 month free; $595 selected units. Receive Summer discounts when you sign a 15 month lease!!!! Contact our office to inquire about student specials! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041/352.376.6720 4-25-11-80-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 2BR/1BA close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting at $550!! Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720 / 352.376.7041 4-25-11-79-2 CAMPUS EDGE CONDO 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School. Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable rates. 239-300-1294 2-29-12-35-2 Avail Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA house. Very private backyard, btw UF & Santa Fe. W/D provided, pets OK, tile throughout. 1330 NW 39th St. Call 352-339-2342. $1200/mo. More info & pictures: gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 3-2-12-29-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $600/mo + $600 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 3-21-12-35-2 2, 3, 4, & 5 BR houses blocks to UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-359-3341/3595584 2-29-11-27-2 Trends Student House of the Month! 2710 NW 2nd Ave 302 NW 4th Ave Amazing 3 bedroom Historic House Brand New Kitchen and Hardwood Floors Close to UF Text Trend to 313131 for More Details Trend4Rent.com 2-24-20-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Ave. 1BR/1BA close to UF, Shands & Vet School Sun Key units starting at $475 Sun Harbor Townhouses $525 Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041 / 352.376.6720 4-25-12-58-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Ave. 1bed/1bath close to UF, Shands, Vet School Units starting at $475!! Inquire about our student specials today! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720 / 352.376.7041 4-25-12-58-2 2 Large Homes in NW For RENT 5-7 bdrm $2000 per month Will Accommodate Individuals or Groups *Ask about Family Discount* Call Eric at (352) 682-7424 2-23-12-15-2 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 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. 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14, ALLIGATOR 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 3-13-12-10-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-13-12-10-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 /3 house 3514 nw 7 pl $1500 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 3-12-12-8-2 1.5 miles to UF in NW Gville. Luxury 2bd/2ba condo in small community: walk-in closets, W/D, vaulted ceilings, balcony, 1410 sqft. Built 2006. $950/month. Pets OK. 359-1112 or katewallis83@yahoo.com. Avail. March 1 3-21-12-15-2. VETERANS and SECTION 8 Oakridge Apts 1120 NW 45th Ave. Openings for Vets who qualify under Section 8 Program. 2/1 $550. Pool, RTS, on-site laundry 372-3783 3-29-12-20-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $445, 2 BR $545. 352-335-0420 3-2912-20-2SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 3-29-12-20-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. 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 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.

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ALLIGATOR 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. 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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Leonard pleads not guiltyAccording to the Orlando Sentinel, UF tight end A.C. Leonard pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of misdemeanor domestic violence through his attorney Huntley Johnson. Football spring practice open to publicFloridas football team begins spring practice on March 14, and two days of practice on March 16 and March 17 will be open to both Freshman Andrea Vilar Aragons has found a spot on UFs womens basketball team ahead of tonights matchup with Mississippi State. See story, page 19. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff BRYAN HOLT Jonathon Crawford made people forget Sunday in a hurry. Cal State Fullerton, the sophomore righthanded pitcher faced seven batters and alOn Tuesday night, Crawford returned to the mound in a starting role against UCF and showed the promise Gators coach preseason. Hes got too good of an arm, hes too talented and Ive seen it enough in practice in the fall and the spring to believe and to said. Crawford held the No. 19 Knights (3-1) and no runs, getting the decision in an eventual 8-0 victory for the No. 1 Gators. Before Tuesday nights game, Crawford had only thrown a total of four innings in his brief career as a Gator. Coming out of Sunday, his ERA was listed at 108.00. There were obviously probably some questions coming into it, but he did his job Offensively, runs came early and often for Florida (4-1), which was swept by UCF inning with a 1-1 shot to left that bounced Crawford leads Gators to win against UCF Kevin OSullivan has a slight problem on his hands: Florida has too many big bats. An abundance of power hitwould cherish. Its a good issue to have, but its an issue nonetheless. The Gators can trot out any combination of the following: reigning Southeastern Conference two-way prospect Brian Johnson both of whom are projected dox, freshman Taylor Gushue and all-time RBI record. Fullerton coach who compared UFs lineup to the derers Row, the Gators lineup has plenty of pop, especially when man Justin Shafer. Theres just one small problem with all these sluggers: There arent enough at-bats to go around tions. catcher, and two of them have already done so this season, with end series and Gushue earning his No. 1 UF facing unique issue JOHN BOOTHE substitutes he could call on to replace Floridas injured power forward. Some were undersized even at Yeguetes 6-foot-7 standard for the job. for other guards and is just 6-foot-2, while forthan Yeguete. son, have seen limited playing time in UFs 13 Southeastern Conference games. Donovan said. Scottie playing the four. Cody When the results from Yeguetes hospital night after UFs 16-point win against Auburn, Donovan learned those players would nal months of the season. Yeguete, the Gators leader in both steals and reto return for the rest of the year. Theres going to be some things that were were dealing with this for the rest of the seaThe foot injury came just 10 days after Yeguete suffered his second concussion of the season in a loss to Tennessee. While Florida could teers, the Gators were able to scratch out a road win against Alabama following three days of practice with the smaller lineup. Donovans main worry for his increasingly depleted bench is getting healthy before FlorIn his postgame press conference Tuesday, he have all been limited in practice lately. said. Weve been dealing with some issues Forward likely out for seasonSEE HOOPS, PAGE 18 SEE TOM, PAGE 18 SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 20 Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde Yeguete UF Baseball THE TOM GREEN SHOW

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 19 UF PLAYS FINAL HOME GAME OF SEASON TONIGHT AT 7 AGAINST MISSISSIPPI STATE. JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Andrea Vilar Aragons big break came three weeks ago on the road against LSU. Jordan Jones was ruled out with a concussion, and Florida needed a guard to step up and offset the loss of its second-leading scor er. Coach Amanda Butler turned to Vilar Aragons, who did not disappoint. high numbers in minutes (24) and steals (four), helping the Gators defeat the Tigers 73-64 on Feb. 2. For the players that were on the bench, it was a really good opportunity to play a good game and help the team, Vilar Aragons said. My good feelings started in that game. Vilar Aragons has had a breakout month and hopes to continue her February success tonight against Mississippi State at 7 in the OConnell Center. Going into the road matchup against LSU, Southeastern Conference opponents. With the exception of a two-minute outing in a 62-58 loss to South Carolina Feb. 12, Vilar Aragons has logged 16.2 minutes per game this month. creased, so has her production. The Spanish guard has more than doubled scoring 5.2 per contest in February. Both Vilar Aragons and Butler credit the freshmans increased minutes and production to her one-on-one work with assistant coach According to Lowery, he spends anywhere from an hour to an hour-and-a-half with Vilar Aragons each week, normally consisting of 30-minute workouts on Tuesdays and Fridays. European brand of the basketball to the style played in the United States, including an emOne of the things you will notice when you watch her is how she shoots in transition; shes kinda like that ol type of layup, he said. otherwise thats going to get blocked. In the meantime, Vilar Aragons has relied on her beyond the arc. She has scored 18 points in the Gators last two games, boosted by a 4-of-11 effort from 3-point range. One thing I told her on Sunday (after the Georgia game) is, Youre on peoples scouting reports now, Lowery said. Thats a good thing. Lowery said UF needs a boost from bench players like Vilar Aragons to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament, and he said he beFlorida as Jones one day. There is no ceiling right now, Lowery ally makes herself an all-around ballplayer for us. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator. org. ELI MARGERAlligator Writer Allie Will is no stranger to success. Its been a way of life for her. In three years at Florida, she has lost She has won awards ranging from team MVP to Southeastern Conference Player of the Year. Last week, when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association released their updated rankings, Will earned a new distinction. She is now the top-ranked singles player in the country. play my best tennis in May, she said. Its great, but it doesnt mean that much. For Will, trying to get better is something that has been ongoing. She came into college as the No. 3 recruit in the country after a stellar youth tennis career. As a freshman, she was All-SEC, All-American and team MVP. Last year, she helped the Gators win a national championship. In other words, getting better isnt easy. Will and has coached her throughout her get caught up in the rankings. If you start looking at the numbers, it can really get your head spinning and make you lose focus on the things that be proud that shes ranked No. 1, but not Playing at the No. 1 and No. 2 spot in Floridas singles rotation her entire career, Will has faced the best of the best. She has national top 50. Against players in the top 10, Will is 6-3. The last player to defeat Will, Stanfords Nicole Gibbs, was also her opponent in the Feb. 12 dual match at Stanford. Will won, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. With fewer than two months to go until postseason play, and with plenty of challenging matches before, Will still doesnt feel like shes playing her best. Mentally, to play your best tennis. Its more about dealing with what you face that day, she said. I feel like maybe Im doing that the As the top-ranked player on the desity that Will faces comes from high expectations and top-notch competition. Undefeated in singles play this year, she tennis, Will said. Mentally, Im matur been successful.Will undeterred by No. 1 ranking, seeks improvementWOMENS BASKETbBALLAAragones If you start looking at the numbers, it can really get your head spinning...Roland ThornqvistUF womens tennis coach

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out of the vastly vacant studentsection bleachers. The Gators would go on to innings, highlighted by a threerun third in which Casey Tur geon rounded out the scoring with an RBI single to right. The freshman second baseman has lege games he has played and said there are no nerves. Its a ball and a bat, man, he said. Im having fun up there. Thats what its all about. home run of the night was a historic one. Tucker stepped in was barely high enough to be his third homer of the year. It gave Tucker career RBI No. 214, tying the school record held by Brad Wilkerson. I barreled it up and hit it as hard as I could, Tucker said. I dont know where it went, maybe Ill go look for it later. With Pigott and Tuckers home runs, the Gators have now hit seven long balls on the season, all of them solo shots. Floridas offensive prowess Tuesday came despite stranding 13 runners on base, including three straight innings of leaving the bases loaded. After Crawfords stellar starting debut, relievers Daniel Gibson, Bobby Poyner and Ryan Harris combined to close since 1977. Gibson was especially impressive, pitching two innings of one-hit ball. They battled and theyll get better as they go along, OSullivan said of his less-her alded relievers. 20, ALLIGATOR BASEBALLL,from page 17Tucker ties UF recordSSOFTBALLBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer For several Gators, Thursday will be a homecoming. Freshman Katie Medina, sophomore Cheyenne Coyle and juniors mel all hail from California, the location of the annual Cathedral City Classic in Palm Springs. natives lived within several hours of the stadium, so this tournament will be their families best chance to catch the No. 1 Florida squad in acwho is from Peoria, Ariz., will have an opportunity to see her family in the stands. But she, and the rest of her teammates, are most excited to play season. team for next week, Haeger said. I see a lot of things getting better, meshing better, communication is better. And thats what it takes to play against those teams like that and compete against them. Florida will head west the only time this regular season to face three Top-25 opponents in No. 16 Texas A&M, No. 8 Texas and No. 5 Washington. Coach Tim Waltons history. However, Walton doesnt look to change his gameplan. He says he will stick with what got his team off to a 9-0 start. I dont think we do anything different when were playing teams that have a number in front of their names, Walton said. I look at the been to the Super Regionals and Boise State has had some close games this season already. No matter who we play, I dont think youre going to see us do anything different. Walton has his players singing the same tune as well. Both freshman Sami Fagan and senior Michelle Moultrie emphasized after their game on Sunday that they will continue what they have been doing. What the Gators have been doing has worked, as they are No. 1 in the nation and undefeated nine games into the season. However, those nine victories have come against teams with a combined record of 23-37. Now, Florida will leave Gainesville in a cross-country trip to play teams with a combined record of 40-8. Schutte, who will be making her third trip back to her home state in a Gator uniform, isnt concerned with a teams record. Instead, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I National Player of the Week Ws in the win column. Whoever is on the other side doesnt really matter, Schutte said. Just play ball.Gators face tough test in tournamentSSchutte