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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 113 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Students protest Haridopolos employment at UFThey taped negative evaluations to the doors of Tigert Hall, pg 3. RTS to reduce bus service during breakTen routes will follow their regular schedules, pg 6. Florida wins in extra innings The Gators needed an extra opportunity at the plate to squeeze past Eastern Michigan on Thursday, pg. 8. 84 /62 Florida is preparing for a second matchup with Anthony Davis and top-ranked Kentucky at noon Sunday. See story, page 13. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 12 SPORTS 13 Joey Flechas / Alligator StaffBilly Joel speaks to a packed house at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday night. He performed several songs and answered questions from the crowd about his career and the music business. JON SILMANAlligator Staff WriterThe loudspeakers played Wings and The Clash moments before Billy Joel walked on to the stage. Then the I hope no one is assuming this is Joel stood onstage between two A woman asked if he was going to tour again. waved his hands around while he talked. I like to be at home with my ing and playing at the same time. He He played Summer, Highland right. Then he played them both at famous tunes: New York State of Ori Eizenberg raised his hand. The wanted to jam. Joel said yes. He ran blues progression together. Never in my life did I think this nity. Sometimes you just got to go Contact Jon Silman at jsilman@ alligator.org.Billy Joel speaks to at-capacity crowd at Phillips Center STUDENT WAS TALKING TO THE PREACHERS CHILDREN. ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff Writer day. er Matt, pushed philosophy sophomore Christian Chessman after telling him to stay away from his two sons, whom walking by. Chessman started talking to the boy, asked whether he was hungry he walked a few steps to some bike Chessman then walked away to After telling her he is a Christian, said yes. Armstrong denied giving him permission. sons to stop playing. Bourgault said, Good. I want you to Preacher shoves Christian student on Turlington PlazaCRIME TYLER JETTAlligator Staff Writer stepped into a Stoneridge Apartments living ing guns. The residents inside thought it was a prank. Sixteen UF students were playing Bible ers walked in. The room went quiet. The two men demanded not loudly, but standoff that lasted about seven hours. and false imprisonment. Martin L. Cadet, 23, Cherrion L. Williams, 18, was also in the rant from Orange County. Williams and Cadet remain anonymous for fear of retribution, said the most. expensive ones. Minutes later, one student grabbed his into the parking lot of the Gateway at Glades swered.UF students robbed at gunpoint SEE ROBBERY, PAGE 4 SEE PREACH, PAGE 4 We were waiting for the punchline from the prank.Stoneridge resident I hope no one is assuming this is going to be a concert.Billy Joelmusician

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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 113 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HHAPPENING?GAP at Where the Sidewalk Ends Saturday Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd St. Gators Assisting Pets will be at the Where the Sidewalk Ends Family Art Festival at Thornebrook Village. The organization will spread awareness about its mission to end euthanasia in Gainesville-area animal shelters. Come out to help support the cause. Rethinking the age of King Arthur March 13, 6 p.m. UF Smathers Library, 1A British historian Guy Halsall will give a public lecture examining the historical roots of King Arthur. SHPEs Eighth Annual Goals for Tomorrow Soccer Tournament March 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flavet Field Come to the Goals for Tomorrow Soccer Tournament to support the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers as it hosts the largest soccer tour nament on campus. Show off your skills and win a replica of the FIFA World Cup Trophy. Food and entertainment will be provided, and the event will feature DJs Eklaa Duo. Real Madrid merchandise will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to the GFT Scholarship Fund. For details and registration go to GFT2012.com and like its Facebook page. Giddy Up Gators 5K March 24, 8 a.m. Flavet Field The Student Occupational Therapy Association will host its annual 5K run to raise money for the organization HOrses helping PEople (HOPE). HOPE is a nonprofit organization that utilizes equine-assisted therapy to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities. Register online at bit.ly/ GiddyUp5K by March 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. More information on Facebook Giddy Up Gators 5K. Diakantoni, the daughter of the 98-year-old. The women gathered at a home in November 2009 for a bridge afternoon over sandwiches and pastries when police arrived, she said Thursday. They were playing with only very small sums of money, just to make it interesting, Diakantoni said. Its silly for police to concern themselves with such trivial games when there are more serious things they should pursue. She said some women were frightened by the police raid in the coastal town of Limassol and realize what was going on including one woman who asked ished playing her hand. Diakantoni said two of the women have since died and another two are in a nursing home. Her mother, Eftychia Yiasemidou, was reluctant to go to court but will if her doctor approves it. Most of the women are simply amused by the affair, she said. My mother has never done anyone harm, and we hope she continues playing because it keeps her mind sharp, she said. Gambling in Cyprus is punishable by up to six months in Prosecutor Michalis Themistocleous said the summons was procedural but added the attorney general was looking at whether to proceed. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 5K to HEAL March 25, 8:30 a.m. Park-N-Ride lot across from Southwest Recreation Center Put your New Years resolutions to the test in this 5K fundraiser to benefit the VetMed chapter of Project HEAL. Register in advance online at www.active.com for $15, or register on race day for $20. Walkers are welcome. Health Expo March 27, 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reitz Union Colonnade Come get your personal health inventory at this Health Expo. Learn how to stay healthy while being a student. Sponsored by Baby Isaac and Campus Advent. Online at:babyisaac.org 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.INTEINTERNATINATIONANAL98-year-old woman faces gambling chargeNICOSIA, Cyprus Cyprus police have summoned a 98-year-old and about 40 other elderly women to court to face gambling charges after raiding the womens weekly poker party. The women, who are mostly in their 70s, were stunned to receive a court summons this week more than two years after the raid said Yioula PARTLY CLOUDY 84/62 THUNDER STORMS 84/54 RAIN 66/42 SUNNY 74/45 PARTLY CLOUDY 70/53 TUESDAY MONDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 THE ORGANIZATION WAS PROTESTING THE SENATORS EMPLOYMENT. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterSkye Schmelzer ripped off strips of duct tape and stuck paper after paper to the front door of Tigert Hall. 65 professor evaluations papered the windowed doors with written curses and complaints, all aimed at a Florida senator. As part of the National SDS Day of Action for Education Rights, members of Students for a Democratic Society encouraged students Thursday to protest the hiring of Sen. Mike Haridopolos, UF lecturer and Florida Senate president. Those who protested said they dislike Haridopolos stance on cuts to university budgets and other legislation, including his opposition to a bill that would have allowed students whose parents are undocumented to pay in-state tuition. Haridopolos has stressed the importance of budget cuts before, such as when he came to speak at Pugh Hall about a $3.6-billion state budget cut on Feb. 11, 2011. It is hypocritical of our administration to be against the cuts but still hire Haridopolos, said Conor Munro, a 20-year-old history and economics sophomore and an event organizer. Haridopolos was paid $75,000 last year, according to the UF Detail of Salaries. Students and two professors tion forms about Haridopolos. When asked what personal qualities or teaching skills of the instructor contributed to the success of the course, some answered: Being an asshole, Mike Haridopolos does not care about brown people and SDS Rules, Haridopolos drools. Some wrote, Worst typos in PowerPoints, Get out of my university, Swagtivism and He is awful! For the course name and number, some students wrote: Budget Cuts 101 and Corruption 2012, with a section number of Greed. Haridopolos could not be reached for comment. out, Schmelzer, Munro and 10 others marched from the Plaza of the Americas to Tigert Hall with a banner in tow. Once at the doors, organizers covered the doors with the evaluations. Members of the organization asked UF administrators to give the banner and the forms to Provost Joseph Glover, hoping they would get to Haridopolos. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said the student protesters were entitled to their opinions. We will let them express their opinions in this way, she said. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@ alligator.org. Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffAbout 60 faculty evaluation forms hang on the doors and windows of the main entrance of Tigert Hall on Thursday afternoon. sSUPERFUND sSITE ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterSusan Fairforest stood in front of the Gainesville City Commission dressed in a black veil drawn over her face. Gripping a sheet of paper, she read the names of about 15 people who lived and died in the Stephen Foster neighborhood during the last 30 years. All of them, Fair forest said, died from pollutants that leaked into their homes and bodies from the nearby Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, an area that was declared hazardous by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1984. About 20 residents sat at the commission meeting Thursday night, all of whom were dressed in black. Four of the residents berated the commission for using grant money to fund art exhibits and festivals to commemorate the Superfund site instead of using those funds to help residents relocate from their contaminated homes. We need help, said Maria Parsons, a neighborhood advocate. We dont need more art festivals. We need environmental justice. City Commissioner Randy Wells said he understood their angst, but they should not get mad at their neighbors who are working to put on the exhibits and other art projects. They are acting out of every bit of sincerity, Wells said. The whole point of these things is for us not to forget that there is social injustice going on. For about 30 years, residents have been dealing with health concerns as a result of the plant that was once the site of wood treatment and charcoal production facilities. The EPA determines the cleanup of the Superfund site. Residents of the Stephen Foster neighborhood said they will continue to hold the city accountable for not relocating residents from the area. The city took part in making suggestions to the EPA that shaped a 703-page cleanup plan released by the EPA in February 2011. Parsons said residents will be at future commission meetings reading the names of those who have died in the neighborhood as a result of high toxicity levels in the air and in their homes. Our neighborhoods have emptied out, Parsons said. This puts a human face to those who weve lost in our community. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org.Residents read names of dead to commission to show discontentStudents stick evaluations of Haridopolos to doors of Tigert We dont need more art festivals. We need environmental justice.Maria Parsonsadvocate

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Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator. org. Contact Erin Jester at ejester@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR David Carr / AlligatorMarcus S. Brantley, 21, who was arrested and charged with home invasion robbery, walks to a police car Thursday morning. PREACH, from page 1Student does not want to press chargesPolice recovered all students items ROBBERY, from page 1Alex M. Sanchez / AlligatorChristian Chessman, 19, and Matt Bourgault, a self-proclaimed evangelical preacher, engage in an altercation on Turlington Plaza on Thursday afternoon.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 DANIEL ELSESSERAlligator Contributing WriterUF Spring Break stragglers will have to deal with reduced bus service during their week off. From Saturday to March 11, Regional Transit Service will reduce or suspend some of its city and campus routes, according to an RTS news release. Ten city routes wont run during the break: 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 38, 39, 46, 62 and 76. Some of these routes connect UF to residential areas, such as Lexington Crossing, Eagle Trace and the Estates. Later Gator, the Campus Shuttle and campus route East/West Circulator 126 wont run during Spring Break either. Regional Transit Service will also offer reduced service on 13 city routes: 1, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 34, 35, 36 and 43. These include routes connecting UF to Hunters Run Apartments, Butler Plaza and FloridaWorks, all of which are about 2.5 miles from the university. But 10 routes 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, 24, 25 and 75 and all city weekend routes will follow their regular schedules. Some of these routes connect Rosa Parks Regional Transit System Downtown Station to locations such as the Oaks Mall, Gainesville Mall and Walmart on Waldo Road.RTS to reduce bus service during breakLOCAlL MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff Writer Gainesville to Orlando and Tampa starting in April. company announced Wednesday in a news release. Gainesville Regional Airport does not currently N.C. could get to Gainesville more easily when using Silthe release stated. The company is selling $49 one-way tickets for each destination as an introductory sale. companys relocation of its maintenance department to Gainesville. Silver Airways announced in January that the company would move its maintenance department to Gainesville Regional Airport, a move that is expected to create about 60 jobs. stated. Contact Meredith Rutland at mrutland@alligator.org.Gainesville Regional Airport to offer flights to Tampa, Orlando Flight Schedules:Gainesville to Orlando Monday to Friday: Departure: 6:45 a.m. Arrival: 7:25 a.m. Saturday: Departure: 7:20 a.m. Arrival: 8 a.m. Sunday: Departure: 10:50 a.m. Arrival: 11:30 a.m. Orlando to Gainesville Monday to Friday: Departure: 8:55 p.m. Arrival: 9:35 p.m. Saturday: Departure: 8:25 p.m. Arrival: 9:05 p.m. Sunday: Departure: 9 p.m. Arrival: 9:40 p.m. Gainesville to Tampa Monday to Friday: Departure: 5:50 a.m. Arrival: 6:30 a.m. Monday to Friday: Departure: 1 p.m. Arrival: 1:40 p.m. Saturday: Departure: 8:45 a.m. Arrival: 9:25 a.m. Sunday: Departure: 7:30 a.m. Arrival: 8:10 a.m. Tampa to Gainesville Monday to Friday:Departure: 11:55 a.m. Arrival: 12:35 p.m. Monday to Friday: Departure: 8:35 p.m. Arrival: 9:15 a.m. Saturday: Departure: 5:55 p.m. Arrival: 6:35 p.m. Sunday: Departure: 8:10 p.m. Arrival: 8:50 p.m.

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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 EditorialFRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR222 TOTAL VOTES76% YES 24% NOTodays question: Have you ever argued with a Turlington preacher? Fridays question: Have you ever eaten at Satchels Pizza? Only a few more hours before your brief dose of freedom and relaxation begins. Yes, its the Friday before Spring Break, but we ask that you use your last shred of focus to read our traditional week-ending piece. Weve got some fun stuff to talk about, but we also have an important message. That brings us to this weeks putting-that-road-trip-onhold-until-next-year-because-gas-prices-are-crazy-expensive edition of...Darts & LaurelsIn case you hadnt heard, renowned Gainesville estabpairs could take weeks, putting its employees out of work. For starting a relief fund for his employees, we give a thats-pretty-damn-cool LAUREL to Satchel Raye, the owner of the restaurant. Our best wishes go out to all of Satchels employees as For those of you who <3 Tim Tebow, we have some bad news. Apparently, the UF football legend was spotted dining with the not-so-musical legend, Taylor Swift. Thats why were giving a thank-God-she-hasnt-written-a-song-that-sounds-like-her-other-songs-about-thisdate LAUREL to Taylor Swift. Well, not yet at least. For her YouTube video that has now become a sensation across the Web, we give an um-yeah-the-cameras-on-andyoure-kinda-in-the-shot LAUREL to Kristin Giannas. While this video might have been embarrassing for some, Giannas has been a great sport about the whole thing, embracing her newfound fame. Now, you are probably thinking, Where are the darts? A question that brings me to the whole important message bit I mentioned earlier. Earlier this week, Jason Tiemeier announced his resignation from Student Senate without explanation. If you remember, Tiemeier was spotted throwing away copies of the Alligator before the SG elections last week. For failing to come clean about his transgressions, we throw a this-was-your-chance-to-come-forward-and-makethings-right-but-you-blew-it DART to Jason Tiemeier. When his path within Student Government seemed to indicate that he was next in line to be Student Senate president, this resignation implies that he knows what he did was wrong. We are calling on Tiemeier to be honest with himself and with the public. Confess your actions, and people will forgive you. Our main concern with SG for the past few semesters has been the apparent lack of accountability. When no one was held responsible for the election problems last semester, we were concerned. If no one comes clean about the dirty politics of the last campaign, our concern will grow. All we ask is for honesty and accountability. The ball is in your court, Jason. Seventeenth Amendment should be repealedI want to repeal the 17th Amendment and take away your right to vote for the U.S. Senate. No, I dont want to take your vote away because Im an evil, anti-democratic person. Instead, I want to take away your right to vote for Senate because it will help restore the republic. The name of the game for our government is tyranny prevention by power decentralization. We were all taught about the horizontal checks in the federal government, namely the separation of powers between three branches and the idea that each branch has checks that balance the other two branches. Notice that we have a federal government, meaning its structure is divided between a unitary and a confederate government. If we had a unitary government, Washington would make all the choices for the entire country, and there would be no state laws, only national laws. A confederacy is on the opposite end of the spectrum. If we had a confederacy, the states would dictate to Washington. Under the precursor to Constitution, the Articles of Confederation, the central government didnt even have the authority to tax; it depended on donations from the states to run. The Constitution established something between a federal system where quasi-independent countries amalgamate to create a central government to make war, deal with foreign countries and issue a national currency. However, these countries retain a certain level of sovereignty; states can vary their stances on issues like crime, medical marijuana, gay marriage and taxation. Because we have a federal system, our government requires vertical checks between the states and Washington. These vertical checks matter immensely because they determine the type of national government: unitary, federal or confederate. The framers realized this and established in Congress. Unfortunately, history has judged incorrectly on every single one of those concepts. Before the populist 17th Amendment was passed in 1913, senators were elected by the state legislatures instead of being directly elected by the citizens. Before the amendment passed, senators voiced the opinion of their respective states and often interacted with their states legislature and governor. Now, because of direct election, senators represent the voices of millions of people who just happen to share a geographical boundary. This undermines federalism because, according to James Madison, the so-called Father of the Constitution, the purpose of state-appointed senators is to defend themselves (states) against the encroachment of national government. Your voice is already heard in Washington: You vote for president every four years and members of the House of Representatives every two years. To those who vilify this argument as undemocratic: What about the Supreme Court? Should we elect them, too? The 17th Amendment should be repealed because the status quo means elections in which the outcome is dictated by media, large corporate donations and PACs. What we need is less of that and more checks on the rapid expansion of Washington. Senate, as a meeting of state ambassadors, would accomplish this. Do you think all these regulations and (sometimes unfunded) mandates would be piled on the states then? When the historical dust settles, the 17th Amendment will be remembered as one of the last blows leading to the death of federalism in our republic. Luckily, amendments can be repealed, and in the case of the 17th Amendment, must be repealed. Chris Ceresa is a math and classics junior at UF. His column appears on Fridays. Chris Ceresaopinions@alligator.org

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 Columnist wrong about admission decisionsDiversity at UF is a fairly recent phenomenon, barely half a century old. It is a luxury that we enjoy as a result of the active measures taken by trators who fought for minority admittance to UF. Hispanics make up 22 percent of the population in Florida, while African-Americans comprise 15 percent. In 2010, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that Hispanics/Latinos made up 16.5 percent of the Student Body at UF, while AfricanAmericans made up 9.4 percent. Considering that minorities pay taxes to fund this state-run institution, it is the universitys responsibility to ensure their numbers are represented. Still, various structural issues remain that keep minorities from attending UF. California was applauded for its lack of racial consideration, but it should be noted that Hispanics make up more than 37 percent of the population and less than 16 percent of the student bodies at UCLA, Berkeley, San Diego, Davis and several other state campuses hardly a sign of diversity. initially established to combat gender as well as racial inequalities. However, it did not favor race or gender to achievement. Last year, more than 82 percent of the incoming class had GPAs above 4.0, making UFs admissions standards one of the most competitive in Florida. These standards have continued to rise during the past three years, despite the question of race in the admissions application. Asking a students race does not handicap the university or the student. The university, if for no other reason, should keep the race question for statistical purposes because, unfortunately, race and ethnicity are still factors in American society today. In the end, the university speaks for itself. The admissions website clearly states: All applicants who meet requirements and standards will be considered equally for admission to any academic program, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, beliefs, age, national origin, sexual orientation or physical or mental disabilities. Tiffany Walker Anthropology juniorLetter to the EditorElections are but one simple measure of the democratic nature of any institution and, despite last weeks democratic performance, the UF Student Body would do well to question the nature of its elections. An equal amount of contestation and participation in a political system results in democracy. Take away some attributes of contestation or participation and the resulting system approximates an oligarchy or hegemony. This is the case at UF, where democracy is for recent times, yet dismally low (about 20 percent) by democratic standards. The more troubling issue at UF is one of a systematic lack of contestation resulting in a competitive oligarchy, or elections without real contestation of an elite class. Control of the UF Student Government has long been held by the Unite Party an amalgamation of representatives from various highly organized, wellfunded elite institutions. Unite boasts a long list of acgovernment that also controls the executive. It is effective in political campaigning and governing as measured by its ability to consistently gain and maintain power in the political system. It could be argued that the elected Unite representatives are servants of two sets of distinct, and often tique is not the point of this column. Political parties are supposed to represent narrow sets of interests. It is not Unites fault that it has learned to play the game better than anyone else. Unite claims a record of worthy accomplishments that might make most students happy, but it is easy to have such a record when one must (at the very least) effectively govern to maintain political power in a democracy or risk regime change in the next election. What the Student Body and Unite supporters miss is that when one party has been in power for so long, it becomes complacent and only interested in maintaining power, not improving its record of governance. More competitive elections, after several iterations of regime change, force parties to provide better for the well-being of their constituents. It forces parties to become more sensitive and responsive to the needs of the many. Unite has become so good at getting elected that it is undermining the democratic process at UF. There are no institutional measures in place to secure democracy when such a highly organized group is in control. Three possibilities would create a more democratic system at UF: victory by another party, directly challenging Unite at the polls, complacency and reduced sibility) or online voting in Student Body elections. Of the three, only online voting would work. Unite is unlikely to let go of the reins, and challengers would still have to face a well-organized political machine. Online voting would be cheap, secure and deliver huge increases in participation, providing several new requirements for political parties: informing the electorate, increased accountability and greater competence. The needs arising from online voting would be a victory for the Student Body and any future party a more democratic system and better political parties. ing election because the vast majority of students are not represented or mobilized by Unite. It will staunchly oppose this change, but it should realize it will be a good thing for all parties in the long run, including Unite. It will force all parties to become better, facilitate the creation of new parties to represent the diversity of UFs Student Body and give rise to a more democratic process. A shift in the balance of power is a real possibility with online voting. If Unite really cares about the Student Body and not just controlling power in Student Government, it should support this call for online voting. Lets have an online referendum for online voting and discover what the Student Body really wants out of its political parties and system. Victor M. Olivieri is third-year political science Ph.D. student at UF.SG elections should have online votingGuest columnVictor OlivieriSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 Sports ExtraDavid Carr / AlligatorFlorida pitcher Hannah Rogers picked up the win Thursday, throwing a one-run, three-hit complete game. JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer Thankfully for the Gators, the team with the most hits does not always win. No. 3 Florida (14-1) struggled Thursday evening against Eastern Michigan, collecting a season-low two hits. The Gators also tied their worst run-output of the season with two, but their low offensive output was still good enough to notch their 14th win of the season. The Eagles (2-8) took the home team to extra innings, and even threatened to score the go-ahead run in the eighth. However, sophomore Hannah Rogers (9-0) shut down EMU when needed. She gave up one run and three hits in eight innings, while also striking out the second-most batters in a game in her career with 11. No strikeout was as electrifying as the eighth with two outs and a runner on third. It was a big moment for the game, Rogers said. It was good to get out that last batter because you never know what might have happened after that. It was an unusually soft-hit dribbler by junior Brittany Schutte that sent everyone home. froze and mishandled the ball, allowing Jess Damico to cross the plate from third. Even with the game ending on Walton said he will take a win. We still have room for improvement, but a win is a win. ... We dont get disappointed in Ws, thats just There were some nice things that happened . just not a whole lot of nice things. Walton led his team out to play for gest break thus far this season. However, he shot down any possibility of his team getting rusty while resting. We saw three different pitchers, and they all did a good job mixing up their speeds and locations, Walton said. At the end of the day, we got to go in and make sooner adjustments. I thought we hit the ball hard, but we just hit it right at some people. And that part of the game happens, too.Gators win despite scare in extra innings We dont get disappointed in Tim WaltonUF softball coachRogers gets win, strikes out 11

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds 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 Furn. 1BR/1BA in a 4/4 with 3 other girls. $350/mo. utilities included, Countryside Condos. avl. Mar 1. Jim -cell 305-664-1680, work 305-852-4044. 3-2-12-5-1 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-1 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 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 2392 SW 2nd Ave. Across from Law School $1650 Special spring rate. 4BR/2BA W/D, DW, Cent AC/Heat No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 3-30-12-53-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Avenue Close to UF, Shands & Vet School 2BR/1BA Sun Key units starting at $550 2BR/1.5BA Sun Harbor units starting at $575 Furnished Sun Key units available for Fall! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041/352.376.6720 4-25-11-80-2 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 3-30-12-52-2 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 3-30-12-44-2 Trend's Student Rentals of the Month! Biven's North Huge 3BR Lakefront The Lofts 3BR condo on Univ Ave Near Law School 3/2 1,907 sf Text "Trend" to 313131 Trend4Rent.com 4-25-74-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Avenue 1BR/1BA close to UF, Shands & Vet School Sun Key units starting at $475 Sun Harbor units $525 Furnished Sun Key units available for Fall! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041/352.376.6720 4-25-12-58-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Avenue Close to UF, Shands & Vet School 1bed/1bath units starting at $475 2bed/2bath units starting at $550 Reduced Deposits for Full Time Grads! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720/352.376.7041 4-25-12-58-2 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 3-1412-20-2 ONE Block to UF-Available 8/1/2012-2/2.5 bath townhouse,w,d,dishwsh, guaranteed parking, wood floors VERY cute-1017 SW 1st Avenue www.forrentgainesville.com or 514-4915. Only 3 units remain!!! 3-14-1220-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 3-12-11-45-2 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 3-2-12-14-2 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 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 3723783 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 3-2912-20-2 SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 3-29-12-20-2 Very vice 3/3 Rockwood $800/m lg bedroom, closet and nice bath Close to UF, I-75 and bus routes all appliance inc(washer & dryer) Call Jared at (941)737-6997 3-19-12-12-2 4BR/4BA Beautifully Renovated condo spacious kitchen, living area, and bedrooms partially furnished. W/D in unit. Great bus rts ten min to UF & shopping. $325/ room. Must rent all rooms at same time. Call(941)-232-1960 4-13-12-31-2 $1100, 4BR/2BA, new house on quiet deadend. Near UF, Shands & shopping. 1800 sq ft w/ 2 very large BRs. Tile floors, vaulted ceilings, wood cabinets, W/D, DW. Available now. 386-462-7881 3-2-12-5-2 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 3-2-12-34-2 Cute HOUSES for Aug 1 View at www.10houses.com Cent H/A, W/D provided Quiet Areas Bike to UF 352-316-0154 nancy@10houses.com 3-2212-10-2 DUCKPOND DUPLEX $700big oak tree, UF near, busline, carport, immaculate, carpet, 2br/1ba, WD hookup, CHA, fans, DW, burglar bars, postj@bellsouth.net; 352 284 3873; 352 376 0080. Prefer grads/quiet adults. 4-4-1219-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. 1116 SW 2nd Avenue,$417 Per/R ,3Bd/2Bth Duplex avail, from March-July. Group or individual Sublease avail. Spacious Living Area and Bedrooms are furnished. Stove Top, Oven, Washer/ Dryer. 2 blocks from campus. R.Espinosa05@Gmail.com, 786-246-2541 3-2-12-2-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!

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10, ALLIGATOR 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 SHARE RENT FREE 2BR/2BA furnished apt near Shands & UF in exchange for P/T help for male lung transplant patient. Must drive, be dependable, be available nights. Nursing experience/interest in transplants preferred. References required. Call 727-643-8002 (cell). 3-1212-4-4 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-4 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 Waterfront Grand Opening Sale! One Day Only Sat March 10th New Log Cabin on 2+ Acres w/200+ FT DOCKABLE WF Only $74,500. Save tens of thousands on new log cabin w/ dockable lake frontage on one of Alabama's premier recreational lakes. Excellent financing. Call now (866)952-5302, x 151 3-2-1-5 Beautiful Log Cabin, stable w/bath and equipment barn on 2+/Acres in Chatham, VA. $148,900. Agnes Dowdy & Associates Real Estate (434)851-8522 photos at www. AgnesDowdyRE.com 3-2-1-5 20 Acres-Live On Land NOW!! Only $99/mo. $0 Down, Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas, Beautiful Mountain Views! Free Color Brochure. (800)755-8953 www.sunsetranches.com 3-2-1-5 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 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 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 4-25-12-72-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 I Buy Cars & Trucks Call Anytime 352-443-11003-13-12-20-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 94 FORD TAURUS $900 98 DODGE AVENGER $1500 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 97 MITS MIRAGE $2500 98 NISSAN ALTIMA $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 DODGE NEON $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 95 CHEVY BLAZER $2999 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 02 KIA RIO $3500 00 HONDA ACCORD $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 NISSAN ALTIMA $6999 04 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 04 HONDA ACCORD $7999 04 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 02 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 01 TOYOTA SOLARA $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 06 SATURN ION $11,999 07 FORD MUSTANG $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13

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ALLIGATOR The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 3-12-12-74-13 DONOR WANTED: African-American undergoing IVF treatment with leading IVF Center seeking dark complexion African-American female egg donor between 21-28 years old. Must be able to pass background screening: personal health history, family health history, psychological, drug and genetic testing. Past or current smokers do not apply. Except for birth control pills, egg donor cannot be on ANY medication. Will pay $4,000 plus all IVF expenses including legal counseling. Please send full length color photo to: 2614 North Tamiami Trail #311, Naples, FL 34103. Include: Name, D.O.B., mailing address, e-mail address, and PH #. Thank you in advance for your consideration. 3-2-1-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 Summer Jobs $2400 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 11 Aug 4. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267. www.floridaelks.org/feyc/index.aspx 4-25-12-72-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 4-25-12-57-14 Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida is conducting a research study for women 20-40 yo on birth control pills. Compensation given. For details call Bonnie Coats at 273-9014 3-19-30-14 We have the following full and part time positions: Tech Support Rep Software Developer Linux Administrator Admin Asst ACT/SAT Coordinator Video Tech Aviation Sales Accounting Editor Please complete an online application at www.gleim.com/employment. 3-2-12-1514 !!ATTN SMOKERS!! You're needed to participate in a study conducted by the UF Smoking Lab assessing effects of exercise on cravings, withdrawal, and/or smoking. Compensation provided!! Call 336-406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 3-23-1914 Sales Asst/Customer Svc RepApply in person at Tomlinson Motor Company, 3580 N Main St $10/hr, part time 15-20 hrs/wk flexible. 3-15-12-16-14 SOLUTIONS BRIDAL DESIGNER HOUSE Part-time Stylist Position Call 352-367-0070 for details E-mail resume in .pdf format to cherish@solutionsbridal.com 3-2-7-14 Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, creative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love for children to staff its summer day camp program. Positions in the camp are available in our Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and our elementary school age day camps offered at Oak Hall. A total of 8 FT and PT counselor positions plus 2 FT Head Counselor positions are available for the summer. Individuals for the day camp should be available to work daily from June 11-July 27. Interested applicants should submit a resume to Maggie Martin via e-mail at mmartin@oakhall.org by March 16th. Interview information regarding group interview on March 17th will be sent out upon receipt. 3-16-12-15-14 Web Programmer wanted for Gainesville web design company. ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, HTML, XML experience required. Email resume to hr@352media.com. 3-2012-14-14 ATTORNEY WITH MINIMUM TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ESTATE PLANNING & BUSINESS LAW wanted for prestigious Sarasota law firm. Please send resume to sarasotalaw@yahoo.com 4-11-12-30-14 SUMMER JOBS: Recreation Camp Counselors/Supervisors for summer recreation program 6/11/12-8/03/12 for children ages 5-14. WSI/Lifeguard and Maintenance Aides (5/12-9/12). Exp desirable. City of Plantation (west of Ft Lauderdale) 400 NW 73 Ave, Plantation, FL 33317 or www.plantation.org to download application 3-2-12-6-14. Leasing Agent FTFriendly, energetic person. Exp. preferred. Hourly & bonus. Great benefit pkg. Must be avail. weekend. Apply in person Spyglass Apts. 701 SW 62nd Blvd. DFWP 4-25-12-35-14 Info Tech, Inc. Info Tech, Inc. is a mar ket leader in software for infrastructure construction management. Please visit our website to apply for open positions: http://www.infotechfl.com/apply 3-21-12-5-14 YARD WORK & MARKETING TRAINING POSTION. College grad, ties to Gainesville, good transportation. Willing to labor & learn unique property management & shipping business. Leads to exec marketing position 352-316-6696 3-12-12-5-14 Nanny/Tutor wanted for 2 boys 9 & 11. Non-traditional or grad student with child care experience. Education or counseling majors preferred. Pick-up from school, help with homework. M-Th 3-5pm. $10-$15/hr. Call Stacey 352.256.9757 3-2-4-14 INTERESTED IN MEDICAL TRANSPLANTS? Lung transplant patient needs P/T help. Must drive, be dependable, references required. Pays $10/hr, but great experience. Call 727643-8002 (cell) 3-12-12-4-14 Legal Assistant needed for immigration law firm, 20 40 hrs per week. Will train right person. Spanish-English a plus. Email resume to: robjac@myimmigrationlaw.com. 3-1312-5-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring for summer! Camp Counselors, Swim, Gymnastics, Office, Rockwall, Cheer, Dance, Clean/Maint., Drivers, B-day Parties, Comm. Events. Visit suncountrysports.com/jobs.html for info and to download our required application today! 3-16-12-5-14 Personal/office assistant needed 20hrs/week in midtown-gainesville area.demanding but flexible work.organization and multitasking is a must, as well as reliable transport & laptop. submit application to c.morales@gmail.com 3-14-12-5-14 Nanny needed, 5 days, 2-7pm, NW G'ville, drive my girls 10-15 our car, homework and house help too. Dependable, good driving record & Refs. masonwoodorchids@hotmail.com 3-2-214

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SLEEP CENTER SUPERSTORES is hiring for PT/FT Sales & Delivery positions. Applicants must be dependable, honest, personable & self-motivated. Must apply in person, no phone calls. $7.31-$10/hour plus incentives. www.GainesvilleSleepCenter.com 3-14-125-14 PHONE REPS NEEDED ASAPFlexible Shifts, Must be Articulate and Reliable 371-5888 X111 or 6020 NW 4th Pl, Ste G 3-30-17-14 Quality child caring center is looking for dedicated people who love working with children. FT/PT, exp. required and a CDA, AA or BA in education. Benefits available with FT. Call 377-2290 or 373-1481 3-21-12-10-14 Driver Hometime Choices: Weekly, 7/ON-7/ OFF, 14/ON-7/OFF. Daily Pay. New trucks! Van and Refrigerated. CDL-A, 3 months recent experience required. Top Benefits! (800)414-9569 www.driveknight.com 3-21-14 Apply Now, 12 Drivers Needed Top 5% Pay 2 Mos. CDL Class A Driving Exp (877)2588782 www.meltontruck.com/drive 3-2-1-14 Drivers: RUN 5 STATE REGIONAL! 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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Updates over Spring BreakWhile we dont print during the break, visit alligatorSports.org for constant updates on all things Gators. Ball cleared to playAfter missing all of the 2011 season when a blood vessel in his brain burst in February last year, sophomore linebacker Neiron Ball has been cleared to return to football activities Nassim Slilam looks for consistency as UFs mens and womens tennis teams kick off the SEC schedule this weekend. See story online at alligatorSports.org. AP Photo Kentucky coach John Calipari (left) leads the No. 1 team in the nation and Naismith Award candidate Anthony Davis (right) into Gainesville on Sunday for a matchup with No. 16 Florida. UF PLAYS KENTUCKY AT NOON ON SUNDAY IN THE OCONNELL CENTER. GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer Even after four months and 30 games, Floridas postseason destination hinges on the upcoming week. A win Sunday against Kentucky followed by a deep run in the Southeastern Conference Tournament would vault the Gators up to a No. 2 or No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament, priming them for a deep March run. But losses to Kentucky and then a middling SEC opponent in the tournaments early rounds would mean entering the NCAA Tournament on a four-game losing streak as a No. 8 or No. 9 seed, prompting questions about whether the Gators (22-8, 10-5 SEC) can handle life without injured forward Will Yeguete. at noon, when No. 1 Kentucky (29-1, 15-0 SEC) comes to the OConnell Center to close the regular season. Leading UK is freshman Anthony Davis, who is tops in the NCAA in blocks at 4.8 per game and evokes memories of some of the sports alltime greats. best of all time, UF coach Billy Donovan said. You start talking about Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, guys like that. I cant probably go that far back, but certainly here in recent time, the last 20, 25 years, hes as good as anybody thats out there. Donovan praised Davis one For Gators, March Madness truly begins Sunday The Gators are on the verge losing streak in nearly two years. What once looked like the Southeastern Conferences clearcut second-best team is now prepping for a potential No. 4 seed in the league tournament. Right now, by its own coachs admission, Florida is banged up. Will Yeguete is gone for the season, and the rest of the rotation is still muddled in a laundry list of minor ankle and knee injuries. It feels like the perfect time for a wounded animal analogy. But I cant shake what we all saw Tuesday in Memorial Gym. Even in a 10-point loss to Vanderbilt, Florida didnt look like a horse ridden hard and put away wet, a team in free fall in danger of enduring a seasonending slump ahead of its second showdown with No. 1 Kentucky this weekend. 3-point-shooting monster Billy the second half appeared to be a different creature altogether. If possible, one of the NCAAs best 3-point shooting teams became even more dangerous. In the eight minutes and 46 seconds Donovan played a small four-guard lineup coupled with forward Erik Murphy who is second on the team in 3-point percentage the Gators racked up 21 points to begin a scoring surge that helped grab the lead from the Commodores. Exotic lineup can keep UFs hopes alive WOMENS BASKETBALL JOE MORGAN Alligator Staff Writer tucky. After beating Auburn on Thursday, the Gators have a chance not only at redemption but also at notching their best win of the season when they face the top-seeded Wildcats in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament today at 1 p.m. UF has played UK twice this season, dropping both contests by a combined eight points. Close a couple possessions here and there, redshirt senior guard Jordan Jones said. Were talking about two games we would have won against Kentucky. In its two losses to UK, Florida missed several opportunities that hindered its upset efforts. The Gators shot just 18 of 34 from the free-throw line and had 46 giveaways in two contests against the Wildcats. The detail work in both of our games against Kentucky was not good, coach Amanda Butler said. That showed up in the turnover column, that showed up in the rebounding column, that showed up in the free-throw column. UFs third crack at UK looks promising after the way Florida (19-11, 8-8 SEC) played in a 70-60 victory against Auburn (13-17, 5-11 on Thursday. The Gators won the rebounding battle 48-41 and held a 20-8 advantage in points off turnovers, despite notching 14 giveaways compared to 13 by the Tigers. However, the difference in the game came from the free-throw line. burn cut a 16-point Florida lead down to eight The Tigers then started fouling, placing the Gators on the line where they put the game out of reach. attempts from the charity stripe, boosted by a 4-of-4 effort from Jones, who scored a teamhigh 17 points. This time of year, its just about sometimes hanging on to survive long enough, Butler said. I think we did that. Really thought we did a great job from the free-throw line. Florida drops Auburn; top-seed Kentucky awaitsSEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 15 SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 SEE BOOTHE, PAGE 15 John Boothetwitter: @jjboothe Jones THE BOOTHE REVIEW

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BRYAN HOLT Alligator Writer On paper, the matchup looks great. No. 1 Florida (7-1) is in Coral Gables to begin a three-game series with No. 12 Miami (8-0) tonight at 7. The Hurricanes have largely controlled the series when played at Mark Light Field. The Gators are 40 games under .500 (37-77) when playing at the home of the four-time national champions. With the rivalry in mind, Florida is saying all the right things. Its going to be a huge challenge for us, UF coach Kevin OSullivan said. Itll give us a barometer of where were at right now; its not going to be easy, it never is. But in reality, this weekend is more of a barometer for Miami than for Florida. Its the Hurricanes who have faced little resistance romping their way into the weekend with an undefeated record. Miami has won its eight games by an average of 5.63 runs, while Florida has marched through its seven victories with an average margin of 3.71. The difference is competition. Miamis two weekend series wins have come against Rutgers and Albany, both unranked teams. season batting .275, good for No. 181 in the nation. So far this season, they are hitting .307 and have eight players batting .308 or better, including senior catcher Peter OBrien, who is hitting .500 with three homers and 10 RBIs. To contrast Miamis slate, Florida has already faced two top-25 teams in No. 20 Cal State Fullerton and No. 19 UCF, going 3-1 in those contests. Through eight games, Floridas team batting average is actually slightly below where it was last season when the Gators were No. 24 in the nation in the category. All the teams weve played so far have been good competition, UF Friday night starting pitcher Hudson Randall said. Were not playing anybody that has a weak, weak team. Miamis greatest strength coming in will be its weekend pitching rotation. Friday night ace Eric Erickson has thrown 13 innings in his two starts this season, striking out 16 without allowing a run. However, tonight will be his after missing most of 2010 and all of 2011 because of his second reconstructive elbow surgery. Eric Whaley and Bryan Radziewski both solid pitchers in their own right will follow on Saturday and Sunday, but its safe to say neither has seen bats remotely close to those of Preston Tucker and Mike Zunino since getting eliminated from last seasons regionals by the Gators. Nothings going to surprise us, Tucker said. Weve played Miami a ton of times in the past few years. We know what were going to get. Long-term history aside, Florida has taken ownership of the rivalry in recent years. The Gators have won the past eight games in the series, including knocking the Hurricanes out of both the 2011 NCAA Regionals and the 2010 Super Regionals. Florida has won 11 of the last 12 against Miami. The numbers are in our favor, but this is a new year, Randall said. Im looking forward to going down there. 14, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 This Weekend in Gators Sports Postin Gymnastics Lacrosse Track Tennis Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Lacrosse Track Track Track Track Track Tennis No. 1 FLORIDA FACES No. 6 NEBRASKA AT 3 P.M. ON SUNDAY. When Florida travels to Lincoln, Neb., to face Nebraska on Sunday, the Gators will be looking to their freshman star to step up once again. Kytra Hunter, the Southeastern Conference Gymnast of the Week, is taking an ambitious approach to Sundays meet. She aims to outdo her all-around score of 39.675 from last weekend. No. 4 FLORIDA PLAYS No. 13 SYRACUSE AT 1 P.M. SATURDAY AT HOME. Florida will look to continue to get strong play from junior attacker Ashley Bruns, who scored 12 goals in the Gators two wins last weekend. Prior to last week's Siena game, Bruns' career high for goals in a game was six, a feat she accomplished three times, most recently in a 16-11 win at Syracuse last season. UFS TRACK TEAMS ATTEMPT TO QUALIFY FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS. After winning a Southeastern Conference title last weekend, setting a Florida record and a personal record in the process, weight thrower Jeremy Postin is still looking to get an automatic qualifying mark for the NCAA Indoor Championships. Postin and the Gators have a final opportunity to qualify this weekend at the Alex Wilson Invitational and the Virginia Tech Qualifer. FLORIDA OPENS SEC PLAY TODAY AGAINST TENNESSEE AT HOME. Nassim Slilam, the lone senior on Floridas men's tennis team, has been wildly inconsistent to start the season. Slilam will face some of his biggest challenges to date as Florida begins its Southeastern Conference schedule this weekend against Tennessee and Georgia. Between Slilams quest for consistency and the beginning of the womens SEC title defense, this weekend is a huge one for Gators tennis. Hunter Bruns Slilam To read full preview stories, please visit alligatorSports.org. Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff UF, Miami continue rivalry UF Baseball

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In the remaining 31:14 of the game, Florida scored just 46 points. With the Gators producing more than a third of their 67 total points in the four-guard lineup, Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings was understandably leading team in made 3-pointers add a new wrinkle to its offense. [They] had four guards [on the court], and I said, The heck had our standard lineup in there, so we put our four-best ball-handlers out there with The guard-heavy rotation is even more intriguing for extended use when considering Florida has turned over the ball an average of 14 times per game in its seven losses this season. However, using primarily four guards against the Commodores, the Gators went just more than 15 minutes in the second half without a turnover. While playing a lineup shooters has been a long-fabled dream of many Gators fans, it has been little-used since the preseason due to the unexpected emergence of Yeguete as the Though Donovan has gone to the new rotation almost out of necessity after Yeguete suffered a broken foot last week, its effectiveness against Vanderbilt showed it can give the Gators a much-needed offensive boost as tournament season begins. The only factor working against Florida will be time. Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament is next weekend, leaving the Gators a maximum of four more games should they advance to the SEC Tournament Championship to further implement and improve their four-guard offense. [The Gators are] trying to ings said. Regardless of how UF closes the regular season, Donovan has made sure the 3-pointheavy Gators will still have a elimination game going for ward. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 BOOTHE, from page 13UF enters as losers of two straightof just two or three true contenders for the Naismith Player of the Year award for his timing, reactions and quick jumping ability. Unlike past dominant SEC big 6-foot-10, 220-pound Davis is not a physical intimidator. Still, his ability to extend and block shots is unrivaled in the college game. how long he can become when he of consecutive losses to Georgia and Vanderbilt, looking to avenge the 78-58 beatdown Kentucky administered in Lexington on Feb. 7. The Gators hit only six of 27 3-point attempts, compared to a 9-of-15 effort from the Wildcats. UK shot 52.7 percent and had four players score Our defense was totally ter This time, Florida will have the advantage of home court. Kentucky has yet to face a ranked opponent in a true road game this season. Following the game, UF will head to New Orleans for the SEC Tournament, which runs March 8-11. The round bye, meaning they will begin play Friday. on March 11, just hours before the for the NCAA Tournament. Where UF lands in that bracket depends heavily on what happens between now and then. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 13Beal George records 15th double-double in win in the paint each, but the Gators ultimately bested the Tigers in the frontcourt. While Florida outrebounded Auburn 48-41, the Gators did most of their damage thanks to a 55.8 offensive rebounding percentage. Junior forward Jennifer George pulled down six offensive rebounds, which tied for the game high, and recorded her 15th double-double of the season with 12 points and 14 boards. Azania Stewart helped George fortify the post, scor ing 10 points and grabbing six rebounds. George and Stewart posted their numbers while facing constant double-teams from the Tigers. Jones said. George has had an amazing season; she Gators worked on breaking double-teams during the week, with a focus on passing and creating effective shots. Honestly, versus most of our SEC opponents, we do have that low-block advantage with Jennifer George and Moving past Auburn, Florida needs a sharp perfor mance against Kentucky in order to get off the bubble. With the eyes of the NCAA Tournament selection committee watching, the upset-minded Gators will need to learn from their past mistakes against the Wildcats. A radio broadcast contributed to this report. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. W-HOOPS, from page 13

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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 113 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Students protest Haridopolos employment at UFThey taped negative evaluations to the doors of Tigert Hall, pg 3. RTS to reduce bus service during breakTen routes will follow their regular schedules, pg 6. Florida wins in extra innings The Gators needed an extra opportunity at the plate to squeeze past Eastern Michigan on Thursday, pg. 8. 84 /62 Florida is preparing for a second matchup with Anthony Davis and top-ranked Kentucky at noon Sunday. See story, page 13. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 12 SPORTS 13 Joey Flechas / Alligator StaffBilly Joel speaks to a packed house at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday night. He performed several songs and answered questions from the crowd about his career and the music business. JON SILMANAlligator Staff WriterThe loudspeakers played Wings and The Clash moments before Billy Joel walked on to the stage. Then the I hope no one is assuming this is Joel stood onstage between two A woman asked if he was going to tour again. waved his hands around while he talked. I like to be at home with my ing and playing at the same time. He He played Summer, Highland right. Then he played them both at famous tunes: New York State of Ori Eizenberg raised his hand. The wanted to jam. Joel said yes. He ran blues progression together. Never in my life did I think this nity. Sometimes you just got to go Contact Jon Silman at jsilman@ alligator.org.Billy Joel speaks to at-capacity crowd at Phillips Center STUDENT WAS TALKING TO THE PREACHERS CHILDREN. ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff Writer day. er Matt, pushed philosophy sophomore Christian Chessman after telling him to stay away from his two sons, whom walking by. Chessman started talking to the boy, asked whether he was hungry he walked a few steps to some bike Chessman then walked away to After telling her he is a Christian, said yes. Armstrong denied giving him permission. sons to stop playing. Bourgault said, Good. I want you to Preacher shoves Christian student on Turlington PlazaCRIME TYLER JETTAlligator Staff Writer stepped into a Stoneridge Apartments living ing guns. The residents inside thought it was a prank. Sixteen UF students were playing Bible ers walked in. The room went quiet. The two men demanded not loudly, but standoff that lasted about seven hours. and false imprisonment. Martin L. Cadet, 23, Cherrion L. Williams, 18, was also in the rant from Orange County. Williams and Cadet remain anonymous for fear of retribution, said the most. expensive ones. Minutes later, one student grabbed his into the parking lot of the Gateway at Glades swered.UF students robbed at gunpoint SEE ROBBERY, PAGE 4 SEE PREACH, PAGE 4 We were waiting for the punchline from the prank.Stoneridge resident I hope no one is assuming this is going to be a concert.Billy Joelmusician

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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 113 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?GAP at Where the Sidewalk Ends Saturday Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd St. Gators Assisting Pets will be at the Where the Sidewalk Ends Family Art Festival at Thornebrook Village. The organization will spread awareness about its mission to end euthanasia in Gainesville-area animal shelters. Come out to help support the cause. Rethinking the age of King Arthur March 13, 6 p.m. UF Smathers Library, 1A British historian Guy Halsall will give a public lecture examining the historical roots of King Arthur. SHPEs Eighth Annual Goals for Tomorrow Soccer Tournament March 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flavet Field Come to the Goals for Tomorrow Soccer Tournament to support the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers as it hosts the largest soccer tour nament on campus. Show off your skills and win a replica of the FIFA World Cup Trophy. Food and entertainment will be provided, and the event will feature DJs Eklaa Duo. Real Madrid merchandise will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to the GFT Scholarship Fund. For details and registration go to GFT2012.com and like its Facebook page. Giddy Up Gators 5K March 24, 8 a.m. Flavet Field The Student Occupational Therapy Association will host its annual 5K run to raise money for the organization HOrses helping PEople (HOPE). HOPE is a nonprofit organization that utilizes equine-assisted therapy to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities. Register online at bit.ly/ GiddyUp5K by March 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. More information on Facebook Giddy Up Gators 5K. Diakantoni, the daughter of the 98-year-old. The women gathered at a home in November 2009 for a bridge afternoon over sandwiches and pastries when police arrived, she said Thursday. They were playing with only very small sums of money, just to make it interesting, Diakantoni said. Its silly for police to concern themselves with such trivial games when there are more serious things they should pursue. She said some women were frightened by the police raid in the coastal town of Limassol and realize what was going on including one woman who asked ished playing her hand. Diakantoni said two of the women have since died and another two are in a nursing home. Her mother, Eftychia Yiasemidou, was reluctant to go to court but will if her doctor approves it. Most of the women are simply amused by the affair, she said. My mother has never done anyone harm, and we hope she continues playing because it keeps her mind sharp, she said. Gambling in Cyprus is punishable by up to six months in Prosecutor Michalis Themistocleous said the summons was procedural but added the attorney general was looking at whether to proceed. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 5K to HEAL March 25, 8:30 a.m. Park-N-Ride lot across from Southwest Recreation Center Put your New Years resolutions to the test in this 5K fundraiser to benefit the VetMed chapter of Project HEAL. Register in advance online at www.active.com for $15, or register on race day for $20. Walkers are welcome. Health Expo March 27, 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reitz Union Colonnade Come get your personal health inventory at this Health Expo. Learn how to stay healthy while being a student. Sponsored by Baby Isaac and Campus Advent. Online at:babyisaac.org 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.INTERNATIONAL98-year-old woman faces gambling chargeNICOSIA, Cyprus Cyprus police have summoned a 98-year-old and about 40 other elderly women to court to face gambling charges after raiding the womens weekly poker party. The women, who are mostly in their 70s, were stunned to receive a court summons this week more than two years after the raid said Yioula PARTLY CLOUDY 84/62 THUNDER STORMS 84/54 RAIN 66/42 SUNNY 74/45 PARTLY CLOUDY 70/53 TUESDAY MONDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 THE ORGANIZATION WAS PROTESTING THE SENATORS EMPLOYMENT. BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterSkye Schmelzer ripped off strips of duct tape and stuck paper after paper to the front door of Tigert Hall. 65 professor evaluations papered the windowed doors with written curses and complaints, all aimed at a Florida senator. As part of the National SDS Day of Action for Education Rights, members of Students for a Democratic Society encouraged students Thursday to protest the hiring of Sen. Mike Haridopolos, UF lecturer and Florida Senate president. Those who protested said they dislike Haridopolos stance on cuts to university budgets and other legislation, including his opposition to a bill that would have allowed students whose parents are undocumented to pay in-state tuition. Haridopolos has stressed the importance of budget cuts before, such as when he came to speak at Pugh Hall about a $3.6-billion state budget cut on Feb. 11, 2011. It is hypocritical of our administration to be against the cuts but still hire Haridopolos, said Conor Munro, a 20-year-old history and economics sophomore and an event organizer. Haridopolos was paid $75,000 last year, according to the UF Detail of Salaries. Students and two professors tion forms about Haridopolos. When asked what personal qualities or teaching skills of the instructor contributed to the success of the course, some answered: Being an asshole, Mike Haridopolos does not care about brown people and SDS Rules, Haridopolos drools. Some wrote, Worst typos in PowerPoints, Get out of my university, Swagtivism and He is awful! For the course name and number, some students wrote: Budget Cuts 101 and Corruption 2012, with a section number of Greed. Haridopolos could not be reached for comment. out, Schmelzer, Munro and 10 others marched from the Plaza of the Americas to Tigert Hall with a banner in tow. Once at the doors, organizers covered the doors with the evaluations. Members of the organization asked UF administrators to give the banner and the forms to Provost Joseph Glover, hoping they would get to Haridopolos. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said the student protesters were entitled to their opinions. We will let them express their opinions in this way, she said. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@ alligator.org. Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffAbout 60 faculty evaluation forms hang on the doors and windows of the main entrance of Tigert Hall on Thursday afternoon. SUPERFUND SITE ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterSusan Fairforest stood in front of the Gainesville City Commission dressed in a black veil drawn over her face. Gripping a sheet of paper, she read the names of about 15 people who lived and died in the Stephen Foster neighborhood during the last 30 years. All of them, Fair forest said, died from pollutants that leaked into their homes and bodies from the nearby Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, an area that was declared hazardous by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1984. About 20 residents sat at the commission meeting Thursday night, all of whom were dressed in black. Four of the residents berated the commission for using grant money to fund art exhibits and festivals to commemorate the Superfund site instead of using those funds to help residents relocate from their contaminated homes. We need help, said Maria Parsons, a neighborhood advocate. We dont need more art festivals. We need environmental justice. City Commissioner Randy Wells said he understood their angst, but they should not get mad at their neighbors who are working to put on the exhibits and other art projects. They are acting out of every bit of sincerity, Wells said. The whole point of these things is for us not to forget that there is social injustice going on. For about 30 years, residents have been dealing with health concerns as a result of the plant that was once the site of wood treatment and charcoal production facilities. The EPA determines the cleanup of the Superfund site. Residents of the Stephen Foster neighborhood said they will continue to hold the city accountable for not relocating residents from the area. The city took part in making suggestions to the EPA that shaped a 703-page cleanup plan released by the EPA in February 2011. Parsons said residents will be at future commission meetings reading the names of those who have died in the neighborhood as a result of high toxicity levels in the air and in their homes. Our neighborhoods have emptied out, Parsons said. This puts a human face to those who weve lost in our community. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org.Residents read names of dead to commission to show discontentStudents stick evaluations of Haridopolos to doors of Tigert We dont need more art festivals. We need environmental justice.Maria Parsonsadvocate

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Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator. org. Contact Erin Jester at ejester@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR David Carr / AlligatorMarcus S. Brantley, 21, who was arrested and charged with home invasion robbery, walks to a police car Thursday morning. PREACH, from page 1Student does not want to press chargesPolice recovered all students items ROBBERY, from page 1Alex M. Sanchez / AlligatorChristian Chessman, 19, and Matt Bourgault, a self-proclaimed evangelical preacher, engage in an altercation on Turlington Plaza on Thursday afternoon.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 DANIEL ELSESSERAlligator Contributing WriterUF Spring Break stragglers will have to deal with reduced bus service during their week off. From Saturday to March 11, Regional Transit Service will reduce or suspend some of its city and campus routes, according to an RTS news release. Ten city routes wont run during the break: 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 38, 39, 46, 62 and 76. Some of these routes connect UF to residential areas, such as Lexington Crossing, Eagle Trace and the Estates. Later Gator, the Campus Shuttle and campus route East/West Circulator 126 wont run during Spring Break either. Regional Transit Service will also offer reduced service on 13 city routes: 1, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 34, 35, 36 and 43. These include routes connecting UF to Hunters Run Apartments, Butler Plaza and FloridaWorks, all of which are about 2.5 miles from the university. But 10 routes 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, 24, 25 and 75 and all city weekend routes will follow their regular schedules. Some of these routes connect Rosa Parks Regional Transit System Downtown Station to locations such as the Oaks Mall, Gainesville Mall and Walmart on Waldo Road.RTS to reduce bus service during breakLOCAL MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff Writer Gainesville to Orlando and Tampa starting in April. company announced Wednesday in a news release. Gainesville Regional Airport does not currently N.C. could get to Gainesville more easily when using Silthe release stated. The company is selling $49 one-way tickets for each destination as an introductory sale. companys relocation of its maintenance department to Gainesville. Silver Airways announced in January that the company would move its maintenance department to Gainesville Regional Airport, a move that is expected to create about 60 jobs. stated. Contact Meredith Rutland at mrutland@alligator.org.Gainesville Regional Airport to offer flights to Tampa, Orlando Flight Schedules:Gainesville to Orlando Monday to Friday: Departure: 6:45 a.m. Arrival: 7:25 a.m. Saturday: Departure: 7:20 a.m. Arrival: 8 a.m. Sunday: Departure: 10:50 a.m. Arrival: 11:30 a.m. Orlando to Gainesville Monday to Friday: Departure: 8:55 p.m. Arrival: 9:35 p.m. Saturday: Departure: 8:25 p.m. Arrival: 9:05 p.m. Sunday: Departure: 9 p.m. Arrival: 9:40 p.m. Gainesville to Tampa Monday to Friday: Departure: 5:50 a.m. Arrival: 6:30 a.m. Monday to Friday: Departure: 1 p.m. Arrival: 1:40 p.m. Saturday: Departure: 8:45 a.m. Arrival: 9:25 a.m. Sunday: Departure: 7:30 a.m. Arrival: 8:10 a.m. Tampa to Gainesville Monday to Friday:Departure: 11:55 a.m. Arrival: 12:35 p.m. Monday to Friday: Departure: 8:35 p.m. Arrival: 9:15 a.m. Saturday: Departure: 5:55 p.m. Arrival: 6:35 p.m. Sunday: Departure: 8:10 p.m. Arrival: 8:50 p.m.

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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 EditorialFRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR222 TOTAL VOTES76% YES 24% NOTodays question: Have you ever argued with a Turlington preacher? Fridays question: Have you ever eaten at Satchels Pizza? Only a few more hours before your brief dose of freedom and relaxation begins. Yes, its the Friday before Spring Break, but we ask that you use your last shred of focus to read our traditional week-ending piece. Weve got some fun stuff to talk about, but we also have an important message. That brings us to this weeks putting-that-road-trip-onhold-until-next-year-because-gas-prices-are-crazy-expensive edition of...Darts & LaurelsIn case you hadnt heard, renowned Gainesville estabpairs could take weeks, putting its employees out of work. For starting a relief fund for his employees, we give a thats-pretty-damn-cool LAUREL to Satchel Raye, the owner of the restaurant. Our best wishes go out to all of Satchels employees as For those of you who <3 Tim Tebow, we have some bad news. Apparently, the UF football legend was spotted dining with the not-so-musical legend, Taylor Swift. Thats why were giving a thank-God-she-hasnt-written-a-song-that-sounds-like-her-other-songs-about-thisdate LAUREL to Taylor Swift. Well, not yet at least. For her YouTube video that has now become a sensation across the Web, we give an um-yeah-the-cameras-on-andyoure-kinda-in-the-shot LAUREL to Kristin Giannas. While this video might have been embarrassing for some, Giannas has been a great sport about the whole thing, embracing her newfound fame. Now, you are probably thinking, Where are the darts? A question that brings me to the whole important message bit I mentioned earlier. Earlier this week, Jason Tiemeier announced his resignation from Student Senate without explanation. If you remember, Tiemeier was spotted throwing away copies of the Alligator before the SG elections last week. For failing to come clean about his transgressions, we throw a this-was-your-chance-to-come-forward-and-makethings-right-but-you-blew-it DART to Jason Tiemeier. When his path within Student Government seemed to indicate that he was next in line to be Student Senate president, this resignation implies that he knows what he did was wrong. We are calling on Tiemeier to be honest with himself and with the public. Confess your actions, and people will forgive you. Our main concern with SG for the past few semesters has been the apparent lack of accountability. When no one was held responsible for the election problems last semester, we were concerned. If no one comes clean about the dirty politics of the last campaign, our concern will grow. All we ask is for honesty and accountability. The ball is in your court, Jason. Seventeenth Amendment should be repealedI want to repeal the 17th Amendment and take away your right to vote for the U.S. Senate. No, I dont want to take your vote away because Im an evil, anti-democratic person. Instead, I want to take away your right to vote for Senate because it will help restore the republic. The name of the game for our government is tyranny prevention by power decentralization. We were all taught about the horizontal checks in the federal government, namely the separation of powers between three branches and the idea that each branch has checks that balance the other two branches. Notice that we have a federal government, meaning its structure is divided between a unitary and a confederate government. If we had a unitary government, Washington would make all the choices for the entire country, and there would be no state laws, only national laws. A confederacy is on the opposite end of the spectrum. If we had a confederacy, the states would dictate to Washington. Under the precursor to Constitution, the Articles of Confederation, the central government didnt even have the authority to tax; it depended on donations from the states to run. The Constitution established something between a federal system where quasi-independent countries amalgamate to create a central government to make war, deal with foreign countries and issue a national currency. However, these countries retain a certain level of sover eignty; states can vary their stances on issues like crime, medical marijuana, gay marriage and taxation. Because we have a federal system, our government requires vertical checks between the states and Washington. These vertical checks matter immensely because they determine the type of national government: unitary, federal or confederate. The framers realized this and established in Congress. Unfortunately, history has judged incorrectly on every single one of those concepts. Before the populist 17th Amendment was passed in 1913, senators were elected by the state legislatures instead of being directly elected by the citizens. Before the amendment passed, senators voiced the opinion of their respective states and often interacted with their states legislature and governor. Now, because of direct election, senators represent the voices of millions of people who just happen to share a geographical boundary. This undermines federalism because, according to James Madison, the so-called Father of the Constitution, the purpose of state-appointed senators is to defend themselves (states) against the encroachment of national government. Your voice is already heard in Washington: You vote for president every four years and members of the House of Representatives every two years. To those who vilify this argument as undemocratic: What about the Supreme Court? Should we elect them, too? The 17th Amendment should be repealed because the status quo means elections in which the outcome is dictated by media, large corporate donations and PACs. What we need is less of that and more checks on the rapid expansion of Washington. Senate, as a meeting of state ambassadors, would accomplish this. Do you think all these regulations and (sometimes unfunded) mandates would be piled on the states then? When the historical dust settles, the 17th Amendment will be remembered as one of the last blows leading to the death of federalism in our republic. Luckily, amendments can be repealed, and in the case of the 17th Amendment, must be repealed. Chris Ceresa is a math and classics junior at UF. His column appears on Fridays. Chris Ceresaopinions@alligator.org

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 Columnist wrong about admission decisionsDiversity at UF is a fairly recent phenomenon, barely half a century old. It is a luxury that we enjoy as a result of the active measures taken by trators who fought for minor ity admittance to UF. Hispanics make up 22 percent of the population in Florida, while African-Amer icans comprise 15 percent. In 2010, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that Hispanics/Latinos made up 16.5 percent of the Student Body at UF, while AfricanAmericans made up 9.4 per cent. Considering that minorities pay taxes to fund this state-run institution, it is the universitys responsibility to ensure their numbers are represented. Still, various structural issues remain that keep minorities from attending UF. California was applauded for its lack of racial consider ation, but it should be noted that Hispanics make up more than 37 percent of the population and less than 16 per cent of the student bodies at UCLA, Berkeley, San Diego, Davis and several other state campuses hardly a sign of diversity. initially established to com bat gender as well as racial inequalities. However, it did not favor race or gender to achievement. Last year, more than 82 percent of the incoming class had GPAs above 4.0, making UFs admissions standards one of the most com petitive in Florida. These standards have continued to rise during the past three years, despite the question of race in the admissions application. Asking a students race does not handicap the univer sity or the student. The university, if for no other reason, should keep the race question for statistical purposes because, unfortunately, race and ethnicity are still factors in American society today. In the end, the university speaks for itself. The admis sions website clearly states: All applicants who meet requirements and standards will be considered equally for admission to any academic program, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, beliefs, age, national origin, sexual orientation or physical or mental disabilities. Tiffany Walker Anthropology juniorLetter to the EditorElections are but one simple measure of the democratic nature of any institution and, despite last weeks democratic performance, the UF Student Body would do well to question the nature of its elections. An equal amount of contestation and participation in a political system results in democracy. Take away some attributes of contestation or participation and the resulting system approximates an oligarchy or hegemony. This is the case at UF, where democracy is for recent times, yet dismally low (about 20 percent) by democratic standards. The more troubling issue at UF is one of a systematic lack of contestation resulting in a competitive oligarchy, or elections without real contestation of an elite class. Control of the UF Student Government has long been held by the Unite Party an amalgamation of representatives from various highly organized, wellfunded elite institutions. Unite boasts a long list of acgovernment that also controls the executive. It is effective in political campaigning and governing as measured by its ability to consistently gain and maintain power in the political system. It could be argued that the elected Unite representatives are servants of two sets of distinct, and often tique is not the point of this column. Political parties are supposed to represent narrow sets of interests. It is not Unites fault that it has learned to play the game better than anyone else. Unite claims a record of worthy accomplishments that might make most students happy, but it is easy to have such a record when one must (at the very least) effectively govern to maintain political power in a democracy or risk regime change in the next election. What the Student Body and Unite supporters miss is that when one party has been in power for so long, it becomes complacent and only interested in maintaining power, not improving its record of governance. More competitive elections, after several iterations of regime change, force parties to provide better for the well-being of their constituents. It forces parties to become more sensitive and responsive to the needs of the many. Unite has become so good at getting elected that it is undermining the democratic process at UF. There are no institutional measures in place to secure democracy when such a highly organized group is in control. Three possibilities would create a more democratic system at UF: victory by another party, directly challenging Unite at the polls, complacency and reduced sibility) or online voting in Student Body elections. Of the three, only online voting would work. Unite is unlikely to let go of the reins, and challengers would still have to face a well-organized political machine. Online voting would be cheap, secure and deliver huge increases in participation, providing several new requirements for political parties: informing the electorate, increased accountability and greater competence. The needs arising from online voting would be a victory for the Student Body and any future party a more democratic system and better political parties. ing election because the vast majority of students are not represented or mobilized by Unite. It will staunchly oppose this change, but it should realize it will be a good thing for all parties in the long run, including Unite. It will force all parties to become better, facilitate the creation of new parties to represent the diversity of UFs Student Body and give rise to a more democratic process. A shift in the balance of power is a real possibility with online voting. If Unite really cares about the Student Body and not just controlling power in Student Government, it should support this call for online voting. Lets have an online referendum for online voting and discover what the Student Body really wants out of its political parties and system. Victor M. Olivieri is third-year political science Ph.D. student at UF.SG elections should have online votingGuest columnVictor OlivieriSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 Sports ExtraDavid Carr / AlligatorFlorida pitcher Hannah Rogers picked up the win Thursday, throwing a one-run, three-hit complete game. JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer Thankfully for the Gators, the team with the most hits does not always win. No. 3 Florida (14-1) struggled Thursday evening against Eastern Michigan, collecting a season-low two hits. The Gators also tied their worst run-output of the season with two, but their low offensive output was still good enough to notch their 14th win of the season. The Eagles (2-8) took the home team to extra innings, and even threatened to score the go-ahead run in the eighth. However, sophomore Hannah Rogers (9-0) shut down EMU when needed. She gave up one run and three hits in eight innings, while also striking out the second-most batters in a game in her career with 11. No strikeout was as electrifying as the eighth with two outs and a runner on third. It was a big moment for the game, Rogers said. It was good to get out that last batter because you never know what might have happened after that. It was an unusually soft-hit dribbler by junior Brittany Schutte that sent everyone home. froze and mishandled the ball, allowing Jess Damico to cross the plate from third. Even with the game ending on Walton said he will take a win. We still have room for improvement, but a win is a win. ... We dont get disappointed in Ws, thats just There were some nice things that happened . just not a whole lot of nice things. Walton led his team out to play for gest break thus far this season. However, he shot down any possibility of his team getting rusty while resting. We saw three different pitchers, and they all did a good job mixing up their speeds and locations, Walton said. At the end of the day, we got to go in and make sooner adjustments. I thought we hit the ball hard, but we just hit it right at some people. And that part of the game happens, too.Gators win despite scare in extra innings We dont get disappointed in Tim WaltonUF softball coachRogers gets win, strikes out 11

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Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD Plasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 1BR/1BA 3 blocks to UF Gatorside 1600 NW4 AVE $450 1BR/1BA 4 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA Bike to UF 2392 SW 2nd Ave. Across from Law School $1650 Special spring rate. 4BR/2BA W/D, DW, Cent AC/Heat No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. 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Biven's North Huge 3BR Lakefront The Lofts 3BR condo on Univ Ave Near Law School 3/2 1,907 sf Text "Trend" to 313131 Trend4Rent.com 4-25-74-2 SUN KEY~SUN HARBOR APARTMENTS 999~1001 SW 16th Avenue 1BR/1BA close to UF, Shands & Vet School Sun Key units starting at $475 Sun Harbor units $525 Furnished Sun Key units available for Fall! Sun Island Properties 352.376.7041/352.376.6720 4-25-12-58-2 SUN BAY APARTMENTS 708 SW 16th Avenue Close to UF, Shands & Vet School 1bed/1bath units starting at $475 2bed/2bath units starting at $550 Reduced Deposits for Full Time Grads! Sun Island Properties 352.376.6720/352.376.7041 4-25-12-58-2 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 3-1412-20-2 ONE Block to UF-Available 8/1/2012-2/2.5 bath townhouse,w,d,dishwsh, guaranteed parking, wood floors VERY cute-1017 SW 1st Avenue www.forrentgainesville.com or 514-4915. Only 3 units remain!!! 3-14-1220-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 3-12-11-45-2 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 3-2-12-14-2 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 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 3723783 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 3-2912-20-2 SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 3-29-12-20-2 Very vice 3/3 Rockwood $800/m lg bedroom, closet and nice bath Close to UF, I-75 and bus routes all appliance inc(washer & dryer) Call Jared at (941)737-6997 3-19-12-12-2 4BR/4BA Beautifully Renovated condo spacious kitchen, living area, and bedrooms partially furnished. W/D in unit. Great bus rts ten min to UF & shopping. $325/ room. Must rent all rooms at same time. Call(941)-232-1960 4-13-12-31-2 $1100, 4BR/2BA, new house on quiet deadend. Near UF, Shands & shopping. 1800 sq ft w/ 2 very large BRs. Tile floors, vaulted ceilings, wood cabinets, W/D, DW. Available now. 386-462-7881 3-2-12-5-2 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 3-2-12-34-2 Cute HOUSES for Aug 1 View at www.10houses.com Cent H/A, W/D provided Quiet Areas Bike to UF 352-316-0154 nancy@10houses.com 3-2212-10-2 DUCKPOND DUPLEX $700big oak tree, UF near, busline, carport, immaculate, carpet, 2br/1ba, WD hookup, CHA, fans, DW, burglar bars, postj@bellsouth.net; 352 284 3873; 352 376 0080. Prefer grads/quiet adults. 4-4-1219-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. 1116 SW 2nd Avenue,$417 Per/R ,3Bd/2Bth Duplex avail, from March-July. Group or indi vidual Sublease avail. Spacious Living Area and Bedrooms are furnished. Stove Top, Oven, Washer/ Dryer. 2 blocks from campus. R.Espinosa05@Gmail.com, 786-246-2541 3-2-12-2-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!

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10, ALLIGATOR 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 SHARE RENT FREE 2BR/2BA furnished apt near Shands & UF in exchange for P/T help for male lung transplant patient. Must drive, be dependable, be available nights. Nursing experience/in terest in transplants preferred. References required. Call 727-643-8002 (cell). 3-1212-4-4 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-4 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 Waterfront Grand Opening Sale! One Day Only Sat March 10th New Log Cabin on 2+ Acres w/200+ FT DOCKABLE WF Only $74,500. Save tens of thousands on new log cabin w/ dockable lake frontage on one of Alabama's premier recreational lakes. Excellent financing. Call now (866)952-5302, x 151 3-2-1-5 Beautiful Log Cabin, stable w/bath and equipment barn on 2+/Acres in Chatham, VA. $148,900. Agnes Dowdy & Associates Real Estate (434)851-8522 photos at www. AgnesDowdyRE.com 3-2-1-5 20 Acres-Live On Land NOW!! Only $99/mo. $0 Down, Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas, Beautiful Mountain Views! Free Color Brochure. (800)755-8953 www.sunsetranches.com 3-2-1-5 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 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 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 4-25-12-72-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 I Buy Cars & Trucks Call Anytime 352-443-11003-13-12-20-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 94 FORD TAURUS $900 98 DODGE AVENGER $1500 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 97 MITS MIRAGE $2500 98 NISSAN ALTIMA $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 DODGE NEON $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 95 CHEVY BLAZER $2999 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 02 KIA RIO $3500 00 HONDA ACCORD $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 NISSAN ALTIMA $6999 04 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 04 HONDA ACCORD $7999 04 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 02 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 01 TOYOTA SOLARA $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 06 SATURN ION $11,999 07 FORD MUSTANG $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13

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ALLIGATOR The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 3-12-12-74-13 DONOR WANTED: African-American undergoing IVF treatment with leading IVF Center seeking dark complexion African-American female egg donor between 21-28 years old. Must be able to pass background screening: personal health history, family health history, psychological, drug and genetic testing. Past or current smokers do not apply. Except for birth control pills, egg donor cannot be on ANY medication. Will pay $4,000 plus all IVF expenses including legal counseling. Please send full length color photo to: 2614 North Tamiami Trail #311, Naples, FL 34103. Include: Name, D.O.B., mailing address, e-mail address, and PH #. Thank you in advance for your consid eration. 3-2-1-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 Summer Jobs $2400 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 11 Aug 4. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267. www.floridaelks.org/feyc/index.aspx 4-25-12-72-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 4-25-12-57-14 Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida is conducting a research study for women 20-40 yo on birth control pills. Compensation given. For details call Bonnie Coats at 273-9014 3-19-30-14 We have the following full and part time positions: Tech Support Rep Software Developer Linux Administrator Admin Asst ACT/SAT Coordinator Video Tech Aviation Sales Accounting Editor Please complete an online application at www.gleim.com/employment. 3-2-12-1514 !!ATTN SMOKERS!! You're needed to participate in a study conducted by the UF Smoking Lab assessing effects of exercise on cravings, withdrawal, and/or smoking. Compensation provided!! Call 336-406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 3-23-1914 Sales Asst/Customer Svc RepApply in person at Tomlinson Motor Company, 3580 N Main St $10/hr, part time 15-20 hrs/wk flexible. 3-15-12-16-14 SOLUTIONS BRIDAL DESIGNER HOUSE Part-time Stylist Position Call 352-367-0070 for details E-mail resume in .pdf format to cherish@solutionsbridal.com 3-2-7-14 Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, creative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love for children to staff its summer day camp program. Positions in the camp are available in our Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and our elementary school age day camps offered at Oak Hall. A total of 8 FT and PT counselor positions plus 2 FT Head Counselor positions are available for the summer. Individuals for the day camp should be available to work daily from June 11-July 27. Interested applicants should submit a resume to Maggie Martin via e-mail at mmartin@oakhall.org by March 16th. Interview information regarding group interview on March 17th will be sent out upon receipt. 3-16-12-15-14 Web Programmer wanted for Gainesville web design company. ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, HTML, XML experience required. Email resume to hr@352media.com. 3-2012-14-14 ATTORNEY WITH MINIMUM TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ESTATE PLANNING & BUSINESS LAW wanted for prestigious Sarasota law firm. Please send resume to sarasotalaw@yahoo.com 4-11-12-30-14 SUMMER JOBS: Recreation Camp Counselors/Supervisors for summer recreation program 6/11/12-8/03/12 for children ages 5-14. WSI/Lifeguard and Maintenance Aides (5/12-9/12). Exp desirable. City of Plantation (west of Ft Lauderdale) 400 NW 73 Ave, Plantation, FL 33317 or www.plantation.org to download application 3-2-12-6-14. Leasing Agent FTFriendly, energetic person. Exp. preferred. Hourly & bonus. Great benefit pkg. Must be avail. weekend. Apply in person Spyglass Apts. 701 SW 62nd Blvd. DFWP 4-25-12-35-14 Info Tech, Inc. Info Tech, Inc. is a mar ket leader in software for infrastructure construction management. Please visit our website to apply for open positions: http://www.infotechfl.com/apply 3-21-12-5-14 YARD WORK & MARKETING TRAINING POSTION. College grad, ties to Gainesville, good transportation. Willing to labor & learn unique property management & shipping business. Leads to exec marketing position 352-316-6696 3-12-12-5-14 Nanny/Tutor wanted for 2 boys 9 & 11. Non-traditional or grad student with child care experience. Education or counseling majors preferred. Pick-up from school, help with homework. M-Th 3-5pm. $10-$15/hr. Call Stacey 352.256.9757 3-2-4-14 INTERESTED IN MEDICAL TRANSPLANTS? Lung transplant patient needs P/T help. Must drive, be dependable, references required. Pays $10/hr, but great experience. Call 727643-8002 (cell) 3-12-12-4-14 Legal Assistant needed for immigration law firm, 20 40 hrs per week. Will train right person. Spanish-English a plus. Email resume to: robjac@myimmigrationlaw.com. 3-1312-5-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring for summer! Camp Counselors, Swim, Gymnastics, Office, Rockwall, Cheer, Dance, Clean/Maint., Drivers, B-day Parties, Comm. Events. Visit suncountrysports.com/jobs.html for info and to download our required application today! 3-16-12-5-14 Personal/office assistant needed 20hrs/week in midtown-gainesville area.demanding but flexible work.organization and multitasking is a must, as well as reliable transport & laptop. submit application to c.morales@gmail.com 3-14-12-5-14 Nanny needed, 5 days, 2-7pm, NW G'ville, drive my girls 10-15 our car, homework and house help too. Dependable, good driving record & Refs. masonwoodorchids@hotmail.com 3-2-214

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SLEEP CENTER SUPERSTORES is hiring for PT/FT Sales & Delivery positions. Applicants must be dependable, honest, personable & self-motivated. Must apply in person, no phone calls. $7.31-$10/hour plus incentives. www.GainesvilleSleepCenter.com 3-14-125-14 PHONE REPS NEEDED ASAPFlexible Shifts, Must be Articulate and Reliable 371-5888 X111 or 6020 NW 4th Pl, Ste G 3-30-17-14 Quality child caring center is looking for dedi cated people who love working with children. FT/PT, exp. required and a CDA, AA or BA in education. Benefits available with FT. Call 377-2290 or 373-1481 3-21-12-10-14 Driver Hometime Choices: Weekly, 7/ON-7/ OFF, 14/ON-7/OFF. Daily Pay. New trucks! Van and Refrigerated. CDL-A, 3 months recent experience required. Top Benefits! (800)414-9569 www.driveknight.com 3-21-14 Apply Now, 12 Drivers Needed Top 5% Pay 2 Mos. CDL Class A Driving Exp (877)2588782 www.meltontruck.com/drive 3-2-1-14 Drivers: RUN 5 STATE REGIONAL! Get Home Weekends, Earn Up to 39/mi, 1 yr OTR Flatbed exp. req'd. SUNBELT TRANSPORT, LLC (800)572-5489 ext. 227 3-2-1-14 Medical Billing Trainees Needed! Train to become a Medical Office Assistant! No Experience needed! Job Training & Local Placement assistance. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)374-7294 3-2-114 Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers! Earn 5052 cpm loaded. Up to 55 cpm for O.D. loads. $1000 sign on to qualified drivers. (843)2663731 bulldoghiway.com EOE 3-2-1-14 IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. 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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Updates over Spring BreakWhile we dont print during the break, visit alligatorSports.org for constant updates on all things Gators. Ball cleared to playAfter missing all of the 2011 season when a blood vessel in his brain burst in February last year, sophomore linebacker Neiron Ball has been cleared to return to football activities Nassim Slilam looks for consistency as UFs mens and womens tennis teams kick off the SEC schedule this weekend. See story online at alligatorSports.org. AP Photo Kentucky coach John Calipari (left) leads the No. 1 team in the nation and Naismith Award candidate Anthony Davis (right) into Gainesville on Sunday for a matchup with No. 16 Florida. UF PLAYS KENTUCKY AT NOON ON SUNDAY IN THE OCONNELL CENTER. GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer Even after four months and 30 games, Floridas postseason destination hinges on the upcoming week. A win Sunday against Kentucky followed by a deep run in the Southeastern Conference Tournament would vault the Gators up to a No. 2 or No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament, priming them for a deep March run. But losses to Kentucky and then a middling SEC opponent in the tournaments early rounds would mean entering the NCAA Tournament on a four-game losing streak as a No. 8 or No. 9 seed, prompting questions about whether the Gators (22-8, 10-5 SEC) can handle life without injured forward Will Yeguete. at noon, when No. 1 Kentucky (29-1, 15-0 SEC) comes to the OConnell Center to close the regular season. Leading UK is freshman Anthony Davis, who is tops in the NCAA in blocks at 4.8 per game and evokes memories of some of the sports alltime greats. best of all time, UF coach Billy Donovan said. You start talking about Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, guys like that. I cant probably go that far back, but certainly here in recent time, the last 20, 25 years, hes as good as anybody thats out there. Donovan praised Davis one For Gators, March Madness truly begins Sunday The Gators are on the verge losing streak in nearly two years. What once looked like the Southeastern Conferences clearcut second-best team is now prepping for a potential No. 4 seed in the league tournament. Right now, by its own coachs admission, Florida is banged up. Will Yeguete is gone for the season, and the rest of the rotation is still muddled in a laundry list of minor ankle and knee injuries. It feels like the perfect time for a wounded animal analogy. But I cant shake what we all saw Tuesday in Memorial Gym. Even in a 10-point loss to Vanderbilt, Florida didnt look like a horse ridden hard and put away wet, a team in free fall in danger of enduring a seasonending slump ahead of its second showdown with No. 1 Kentucky this weekend. 3-point-shooting monster Billy the second half appeared to be a different creature altogether. If possible, one of the NCAAs best 3-point shooting teams became even more dangerous. In the eight minutes and 46 seconds Donovan played a small four-guard lineup coupled with forward Erik Murphy who is second on the team in 3-point percentage the Gators racked up 21 points to begin a scoring surge that helped grab the lead from the Commodores. Exotic lineup can keep UFs hopes alive WOMENS BASKETBALL JOE MORGAN Alligator Staff Writer tucky. After beating Auburn on Thursday, the Gators have a chance not only at redemption but also at notching their best win of the season when they face the top-seeded Wildcats in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament today at 1 p.m. UF has played UK twice this season, dropping both contests by a combined eight points. Close a couple possessions here and there, redshirt senior guard Jordan Jones said. Were talking about two games we would have won against Kentucky. In its two losses to UK, Florida missed several opportunities that hindered its upset efforts. The Gators shot just 18 of 34 from the free-throw line and had 46 giveaways in two contests against the Wildcats. The detail work in both of our games against Kentucky was not good, coach Amanda Butler said. That showed up in the turnover column, that showed up in the rebounding column, that showed up in the free-throw column. UFs third crack at UK looks promising after the way Florida (19-11, 8-8 SEC) played in a 70-60 victory against Auburn (13-17, 5-11 on Thursday. The Gators won the rebounding battle 48-41 and held a 20-8 advantage in points off turnovers, despite notching 14 giveaways compared to 13 by the Tigers. However, the difference in the game came from the free-throw line. burn cut a 16-point Florida lead down to eight The Tigers then started fouling, placing the Gators on the line where they put the game out of reach. attempts from the charity stripe, boosted by a 4-of-4 effort from Jones, who scored a teamhigh 17 points. This time of year, its just about sometimes hanging on to survive long enough, Butler said. I think we did that. Really thought we did a great job from the free-throw line. Florida drops Auburn; top-seed Kentucky awaitsSEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 15 SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 SEE BOOTHE, PAGE 15 John Boothetwitter: @jjboothe Jones THE BOOTHE REVIEW

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BRYAN HOLT Alligator Writer On paper, the matchup looks great. No. 1 Florida (7-1) is in Coral Gables to begin a three-game series with No. 12 Miami (8-0) tonight at 7. The Hurricanes have largely controlled the series when played at Mark Light Field. The Gators are 40 games under .500 (37-77) when playing at the home of the four-time national champions. With the rivalry in mind, Florida is saying all the right things. Its going to be a huge challenge for us, UF coach Kevin OSullivan said. Itll give us a barometer of where were at right now; its not going to be easy, it never is. But in reality, this weekend is more of a barometer for Miami than for Florida. Its the Hurricanes who have faced little resistance romping their way into the weekend with an undefeated record. Miami has won its eight games by an average of 5.63 runs, while Florida has marched through its seven victories with an average margin of 3.71. The difference is competition. Miamis two weekend series wins have come against Rutgers and Albany, both unranked teams. season batting .275, good for No. 181 in the nation. So far this season, they are hitting .307 and have eight players batting .308 or better, including senior catcher Peter OBrien, who is hitting .500 with three homers and 10 RBIs. To contrast Miamis slate, Florida has already faced two top-25 teams in No. 20 Cal State Fullerton and No. 19 UCF, going 3-1 in those contests. Through eight games, Floridas team batting average is actually slightly below where it was last season when the Gators were No. 24 in the nation in the category. All the teams weve played so far have been good competition, UF Friday night starting pitcher Hudson Randall said. Were not playing anybody that has a weak, weak team. Miamis greatest strength coming in will be its weekend pitching rotation. Friday night ace Eric Erickson has thrown 13 innings in his two starts this season, striking out 16 without allowing a run. However, tonight will be his after missing most of 2010 and all of 2011 because of his second reconstructive elbow surgery. Eric Whaley and Bryan Radziewski both solid pitchers in their own right will follow on Saturday and Sunday, but its safe to say neither has seen bats remotely close to those of Preston Tucker and Mike Zunino since getting eliminated from last seasons regionals by the Gators. Nothings going to surprise us, Tucker said. Weve played Miami a ton of times in the past few years. We know what were going to get. Long-term history aside, Florida has taken ownership of the rivalry in recent years. The Gators have won the past eight games in the series, including knocking the Hurricanes out of both the 2011 NCAA Regionals and the 2010 Super Regionals. Florida has won 11 of the last 12 against Miami. The numbers are in our favor, but this is a new year, Randall said. Im looking forward to going down there. 14, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 This Weekend in Gators Sports Postin Gymnastics Lacrosse Track Tennis Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics Lacrosse Track Track Track Track Track Tennis No. 1 FLORIDA FACES No. 6 NEBRASKA AT 3 P.M. ON SUNDAY. When Florida travels to Lincoln, Neb., to face Nebraska on Sunday, the Gators will be looking to their freshman star to step up once again. Kytra Hunter, the Southeastern Conference Gymnast of the Week, is taking an ambitious approach to Sundays meet. She aims to outdo her all-around score of 39.675 from last weekend. No. 4 FLORIDA PLAYS No. 13 SYRACUSE AT 1 P.M. SATURDAY AT HOME. Florida will look to continue to get strong play from junior attacker Ashley Bruns, who scored 12 goals in the Gators two wins last weekend. Prior to last week's Siena game, Bruns' career high for goals in a game was six, a feat she accomplished three times, most recently in a 16-11 win at Syracuse last season. UFS TRACK TEAMS ATTEMPT TO QUALIFY FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS. After winning a Southeastern Conference title last weekend, setting a Florida record and a personal record in the process, weight thrower Jeremy Postin is still looking to get an automatic qualifying mark for the NCAA Indoor Championships. Postin and the Gators have a final opportunity to qualify this weekend at the Alex Wilson Invitational and the Virginia Tech Qualifer. FLORIDA OPENS SEC PLAY TODAY AGAINST TENNESSEE AT HOME. Nassim Slilam, the lone senior on Floridas men's tennis team, has been wildly inconsistent to start the season. Slilam will face some of his biggest challenges to date as Florida begins its Southeastern Conference schedule this weekend against Tennessee and Georgia. Between Slilams quest for consistency and the beginning of the womens SEC title defense, this weekend is a huge one for Gators tennis. Hunter Bruns Slilam To read full preview stories, please visit alligatorSports.org. Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff UF, Miami continue rivalry UF Baseball

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In the remaining 31:14 of the game, Florida scored just 46 points. With the Gators producing more than a third of their 67 total points in the four-guard lineup, Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings was understandably leading team in made 3-pointers add a new wrinkle to its offense. [They] had four guards [on the court], and I said, The heck had our standard lineup in there, so we put our four-best ball-handlers out there with The guard-heavy rotation is even more intriguing for extended use when considering Florida has turned over the ball an average of 14 times per game in its seven losses this season. However, using primarily four guards against the Commodores, the Gators went just more than 15 minutes in the second half without a turnover. While playing a lineup shooters has been a long-fabled dream of many Gators fans, it has been little-used since the preseason due to the unexpected emergence of Yeguete as the Though Donovan has gone to the new rotation almost out of necessity after Yeguete suffered a broken foot last week, its effectiveness against Vanderbilt showed it can give the Gators a much-needed offensive boost as tournament season begins. The only factor working against Florida will be time. Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament is next weekend, leaving the Gators a maximum of four more games should they advance to the SEC Tournament Championship to further implement and improve their four-guard offense. [The Gators are] trying to ings said. Regardless of how UF closes the regular season, Donovan has made sure the 3-pointheavy Gators will still have a elimination game going for ward. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 BOOTHE, from page 13UF enters as losers of two straightof just two or three true contenders for the Naismith Player of the Year award for his timing, reactions and quick jumping ability. Unlike past dominant SEC big 6-foot-10, 220-pound Davis is not a physical intimidator. Still, his ability to extend and block shots is unrivaled in the college game. how long he can become when he of consecutive losses to Georgia and Vanderbilt, looking to avenge the 78-58 beatdown Kentucky administered in Lexington on Feb. 7. The Gators hit only six of 27 3-point attempts, compared to a 9-of-15 effort from the Wildcats. UK shot 52.7 percent and had four players score Our defense was totally ter This time, Florida will have the advantage of home court. Kentucky has yet to face a ranked opponent in a true road game this season. Following the game, UF will head to New Orleans for the SEC Tournament, which runs March 8-11. The round bye, meaning they will begin play Friday. on March 11, just hours before the for the NCAA Tournament. Where UF lands in that bracket depends heavily on what happens between now and then. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 13Beal George records 15th double-double in win in the paint each, but the Gators ultimately bested the Tigers in the frontcourt. While Florida outrebounded Auburn 48-41, the Gators did most of their damage thanks to a 55.8 offensive rebounding percentage. Junior forward Jennifer George pulled down six offensive rebounds, which tied for the game high, and recorded her 15th double-double of the season with 12 points and 14 boards. Azania Stewart helped George fortify the post, scor ing 10 points and grabbing six rebounds. George and Stewart posted their numbers while facing constant double-teams from the Tigers. Jones said. George has had an amazing season; she Gators worked on breaking double-teams during the week, with a focus on passing and creating effective shots. Honestly, versus most of our SEC opponents, we do have that low-block advantage with Jennifer George and Moving past Auburn, Florida needs a sharp perfor mance against Kentucky in order to get off the bubble. With the eyes of the NCAA Tournament selection committee watching, the upset-minded Gators will need to learn from their past mistakes against the Wildcats. A radio broadcast contributed to this report. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. W-HOOPS, from page 13

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