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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 115 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida UF grads make app to support African villageThe free iPhone app donates money to a Ugandan village, pg 3. Community festival encourages local spendingThe festival will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., pg 8. Residents question hiring process for mayors aideGarrett Garner was hired in 2010, pg. 5. 82 /58 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffAnthony Biasella holds his son, Jacob Biasella, on his shoulders as they look at discounted Gators products in Gator Shop on University Avenue in February. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThis summer, one of Gainesvilles oldest fan shops will transform into a modern, music-thumping bar. For 28 years, Gator Shops walls were lined with UF paraphernalia: T-shirts, toddler cheerleading uniforms and national championship posters from the Urban Meyer era even tins of coffee grounds with Albert and Alberta printed on the label. Now, its a bare, broken-down space that will be home to a new Midtown bar by summertime. On March 4, the family-owned store, located on the corner of the UF Plaza at Midtown closed its doors. The business wont close forever, though, said Amy Ritch, a partial owner of Gator Shop. She said the family would like to reopen the shop on Archer Road or Newberry Road, but it has not found a location. The online store, gatorshop.com, will continue to do business. J.D. Chester, owner of Munchies 420 Cafe, is subleasing the 2,100-square-foot space from the store owners. Construction on the new bar, which Chester said will be named Four Twenty, has already begun. He hopes to open it in June or July. He said he is turning it into a classy bar for students. I always see all these girls in nice dresses and high heels walking through Midtown, and they wind up standing on tables, Chester said. This bar will be different. increased in 2009, Ritch said. The store is in the heart of an area that is known for its college nightlife. It just wasnt feasible to sell T-shirts there any-Gator Shop closes its doors to make way for bar ABOUT 100 CHEATED. CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing WriterEighty-one students sat silently in the Florida Gym on Monday night as their professor presented evidence of 97 students cheating in his computer course. Manuel Bermudez, an associate professor in the College of Engineerings department of computer and information science and engineering, said there were 242 instances of cheating on the projects online from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22 as assistant caught the issue. that helped identify documents used in documents appeared on more than one The evidence is 100 percent irrefutable, he said. In an email sent Friday, Bermudez gave suspected students their options: Students could accept responsibility, accept responsibility but challenge the penalty, deny responsibility or do nothing. Students who accept responsibility percent grade deductions and will not be able to drop the class. The highest possible grade students Students caught cheating on computer science projects ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterThe Gainesville City Commission will discuss Thursday whether to allow alcohol to be sold in an outdoor parking lot downtown. If it does, Gainesville business owners believe the change will be a draw for more downtown outdoor concerts and events. The amended ordinances would allow the sale and consumption of alcohol in a parking lot at Southwest First Avenue and Northwest Second Street. Tony Weinbender, founder of Fest, an annual three-day music festival in Gainesville, told the Gainesville Public Safety Committee on Feb. 29 that if the city OKs the sale of alcohol in a downtown parking lot, he would hold a new event in that location in the middle of May. During Thursdays meeting, the commission will also discuss allowing outdoor food vendors to keep their businesses open until 3 a.m. instead of 11 p.m. Jeff Babik, owner of a food truck on University Avenue in downtown Gainesville, said in a proposal he wrote to the commission that most of his income comes from young adults who go to downtown and Midtown bars. He said the dense food sold by the trucks It is debatable, Babik said in the proposal, but many would say that these food vendors drunk drivers by putting food in their stomachs. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator. org.Commission to vote on sale of booze in downtown parking lotSEE SHOP, PAGE 4 SEE CHEAT, PAGE 4 ... many would say that these food vendors help sober up intoxicated adults and potential drunk drivers by putting food in their stomachs.Jeff Babikfood truck owner AROUND GAINESVILLEFloridas womens basketball team will play in the NCAA Tournament since 2008-09. See story, page 13.


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 115 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 83/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 82/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 82/56 PARTLY CLOUDY 84/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 82/58 WHATS HAPPENING?Clothesline Project and Peaceful Paths on the Plaza Today, 1 p.m. Plaza of the Americas Experience the Clothesline Project, a display of T-shirts decorated by survivors and others affected by violence. This testimony to the problem of violence against women will be accompanied by a speaker from Peaceful Paths, a local domestic violence network. Keep a Child Alive Bento Fundraiser Today, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bento Cafe on Archer Road Come out and support UFs KCA chapter by eating food at Bento Cafe. Say you are with Keep a Child Alive when you make your order and 10 per cent of the profits that night will be donated to helping children and families affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India. Find the group on Facebook for more information: Keep a Child Alive at UF. Debunking Immigration Myths Today, 5:30 p.m. Little Hall, Room 113 This event is a part of CHISPAS Week 2012. All students are welcome. Free refreshments will be served. Toastmasters Today, 5:45 p.m. will be located in all residence hall common areas. VISA International Month Today to April 7 Celebrate culture and diver sity with events including a pageant, fashion show and talent show. Visit ufvisa.org for more information. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Entomology Building, Room 1031 The Table Topics theme is Lets go shopping. Toastmasters is an inter national organization that provides a positive atmosphere to learn and practice public speaking and leader ship skills in a group setting. Open to all. For details, go to talkinggators.toastmaster sclubs.org. Talking Gators also is on Facebook. Rethinking the age of King Arthur Today, 6 p.m. Smathers Library, 1A British historian Guy Halsall will give a public lecture examining the historical roots of King Arthur. Prom dress drive begins Today to March 23 Womens History Month is hosting its first prom dress drive benefiting Gainesville area high schools. Donate gently used prom/special occasion dresses to local high school students who might not otherwise be able to attend prom. Drop boxes


TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 TECHNOLOGY KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing WriterWhen Joey Sasvari graduated from UFs Entrepreneurship Masters program in 2009, he wanted to start a business and save the world. Sasvari imagined a social game like Facebooks FarmVille that lets users control a virtual African village. The idea became Raise the Village, a free iPhone application that delivers aid to Ugandan village Kapir Atira. When users spend money, it goes directly to the village. Sasvari and Cameron MacMillan, another UF Entrepreneurship graduate, formed New Charity Era in 2010. They brought on former classmate and Ugandan native Biko Evarist. Then the team went to Uganda. Evarist gave Sasvari and MacMillen village tours in March 2010, and they assessed village needs. They chose Kapir Atira as the recipient of aid from the game. Sasvari, New Charity Era COO, remembered the villagers smiles. What was amazing, I thought, was they were all so nice and happy, he said. And you would think the way and lifestyle in which they live every day, you would come across some people that were in a bad mood. 2010, the game was featured under Whats New. It has been downloaded more than 300,000 times, Sasvari said. His favorite feature is the constant visual updates users receive about how their money is spent. Raise the Village has funded four deliveries of food, supplies and scholarships to Kapir Atira villagers, totaling about $5,000. The team only buys goods from Uganda to help its economy. Evarist is in charge of deliveries. Renata Serra, lecturer in economics and development for UFs Center for African Studies, was impressed when she learned about Raise the Village. Im fascinated by the whole concept of making an app with social implications, she said. At the same time, I think we have to be careful not to let consumers think that just by buying an app you can change the world. New Charity Era is developing a Facebook version of the game, which should be released in July, said MacMillan, the organizations CEO.Grads make app to support village THE FIRST EVENT IS WEDNESDAY. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing WriterThis March marks the countrys 24th Womens History Month. The Womens Student Association will host multiple events to celebrate, including a global business etiquette seminar and the second Masculine Mystique Panel. Annie Boggs, WSAs Womens History Month director, said this is UFs 17th year celebrating the month. will host is the second annual Masculine Mystique Panel, which will take place Wednesday at 7 p.m. Boggs said a panel of male students will gather in Ustler Hall to talk about womens issues, masculinity taboos such as showing emotion in public and pressure to perspectives on dating. WSA will also host a global business etiquette seminar called the Global Dish at 7 p.m. on March 20 in Ustler Hall. Speakers will instruct people how to greet professionals from other countries and how to bridge the cultural divide in business. Boggs said that though this is after replacing the Womens Leadership Council, the organization is looking forward to a productive Womens History Month. There isnt an emphasis on womens events the rest of the year, she said. Its the one month when womens issues are forefront on campus.UF celebrates 17th Womens History Month Im fascinated by the whole concept of making an app with social implications.Renata Serralecturer in economics and development for UFs Center for African Studies


can receive if they accept responsibility is 75 percent. If students do not accept responsibility, they will be referred to the Dean of Students and the Student Conduct Committee. Computer science and engineering students Nuri Yeralan, 28, and Jason Chi, 29, compiled the data. Yeralan teaches 250 students in his class. I took it a little personal, he said. I even begged my students not to cheat. It kind of sucks. Yeralan said he warned students one week before the exam about the project markers through in-class announcements and on the course website. freshman, said she plans to accept responsibility. But she will challenge the penalty, she said, because students cheated in years past. Im really angry at the fact that students got away with this in earlier semesters, she said. We are taking the hit, and I believe that is unfair.Highest grade possible for students is a 754, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012Emily Doyle / AlligatorBelow the BeltVisitors enjoy the opening of the MASS Visual Arts semi-annual art show at the Top Secret Space on Saturday. The exhibit showcases artwork presenting interpretations of the theme, Below the Belt. It will be open Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays noon to 6 p.m. until the closing reception on March 30. For more information, visit massvisualarts.org. Business down since last championshipmore, she said. The space demands more business. A bar or a restaurant will bring that business in. Chester said he has been planning on opening a bar in the area for the past few months. He has already purchased 10 frozen drink machines, so frozen alcoholic beverages like strawberry daiquiris and pia coladas will be on the drink menu. There will also be a martini bar and an adjacent counter where beer and liquor will be served. The new establishment will also have a dance front, Chester said. Patrons will be able to walk upstairs to Munchies 420 Cafe to buy food. Since Gator Shop has been a home away from home for Ritch and her family for the past three decades, she said she wished a bar didnt have to take its spot. Sport success also plays into how much money the store makes. She said business has been tough since 2008 the last time the Gators won a national football championship. Joe Fincher, Ritchs father and another part owner of the store, bought Gator Shop in 1984. It was the only Gators fan shop located in Midtown. Neither Gators Plus nor the Florida Book Store existed at the time. The store was originally located two stores north in the UF Plaza, where Pita Pit is now, but Fincher moved Gator Shop to its current location in 1986. The family has run it ever since. Finchers three daughters graduated from UF. Two married football players from the 1996 national championship football team. Loyal customers said they will miss Gator Shop and its fandom. Gator alumni Lester and Vicky Rachel were driving through Gainesville on March 4 when they stopped in to buy some merchandise and heard the news. The faithful ones always get left behind, said Lester Rachel, 40. Its not like Gainesville really needs another bar around here. Gator Shop owners said they look forward to their next chapter but will miss spending time in the store. Every Friday and Saturday night, Ritch said, the family would take shifts sitting in the store while intoxicated students heading to and from the bars stumbled in to use the ATM. We called it the show, she said. Well miss watching the show. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org. SHOP, from page 1 CHEA T, from page 1 THE MAN WAS CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC BATTERY. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterA police academy graduate was arrested on charges of domestic battery Sunday after he hit his girlfriend and sent her threatening text messages. Carlston Watts, 20, got into a dispute with his situation. The two live together and have a child, according to a Gainesville Police arrest report. GPD spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri said Merritt called Watts a deadbeat dad and locked Watts out of their apartment, adding that Watts beat down the door, pushed Merritt against a wall and spit on her. doors down. Watts followed her and hit Merritt on her head, leaving a large lump, according to the report. Merritt spent the night at her mothers apartment. Throughout the night, Watts sent Merritt what she believed were threatening text messages, so she called the police the next morning, Valuri said. Watts declined to comment, and Merritt did not return a call for one. Police arrested Watts at 10:45 a.m. He told the the Santa Fe College Institute of Public Safety Law Enforcement Degree program in December 2011, according to SFC General Counsel Patti Locascio. Upon reading Watts his Miranda Rights, the of domestic battery, which he learned while in school, according to the arrest report. Watts then rest me. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org.Police academy grad arrested TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterA homeless man known to friends as Wine died Saturday after he inadver Henry Ray, 73, was pedaling south on Main Street at about 9 a.m. when he veered left, according to Gainesville Police. Gail L. Kelly, 42, was driving behind Ray when he cut her off. Unable to stop the car in time, Kelly hit him. Ray suffered severe head trauma, and paramedics drove him to Shands at UF. About six hours later, he died. The crash was still under investigation Monday afternoon, though Kelly probably wont be charged, GPD spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri said. Winston Gibson, 65, used to live with Ray at The 400, a high-rise for the elderly on Northwest First Avenue that is owned by the Gainesville Housing Authority. Most didnt know him as Henry Ray, though. Those at The 400 called him Wine. He loved to drink and smoke cigars, Gibson said. Wine would talk to almost anybody about almost anything. He loved to lounge in The 400s lobby or hold court at the nearby bus stop, telling anyone who would listen about the women he had been with, Gibson said. He would hang out, get a little bit tipsy and start talkin to everybody, Gibson said. Esaw Durant, 82, said he would worry when he watched Wine ride his bike. When youre drinkin, now, dont ride that bicycle, Durant remembers telling his friend. He was a grown man. people like that. He wasnt no drunk, though. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Homeless man dies after bike accidentHe was known for his stories Its not like Gainesville really needs another bar around here.Lester RachelUF alumnusWatts


TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffAll That JazzA symphony blends smoothly into a big-band beat as nine-time Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis rises from his chair for a solo Monday night. Supported by the players of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Marsalis covered the spectrum of jazz music and beyond at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. More information on the tour can be found at wyntonmarsalis.org/tour. LOCAL BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterResidents recently resurrected a debate about whether Mayor Craig Lowes aide was hired under proper circumstances. At a City Commission meeting March 1, Gainesville residents disagreed with the decision to hire Garrett Garner in 2010 and to give him a pay raise in 2011. They said the job was not advertised, and the position didnt exist Lowe countered, saying the temporary employee hiring process was fair and done according to policy. The mayor needs to hire someone he knows to be competent, trustworthy and dedicated to the community, Lowe said. His position is rock-solid. Garner said the citys human resources department contacted him shortly after Lowe wasnt an interview. He said he didnt know if anyone else was competing for the job. He is paid $22.06 per hour. Opponents say the job wasnt advertised and that Garner was hand-picked after Lowes election. Resident Juanita Miles Hamilton said this is an issue about breaking from policy, rather than an attack at Garner himself. All those policies are in place for a reason, so all applicants have a chance, she said. And thats just not what happened. Lowe said the criticism is simply post-elecsupporters of candidates he didnt back in the recent city election. Their candidates lost. My candidates won, he said. And they are mad. Garner, 25, graduated from UF in 2009 with a degree in history, and he completed minors in environmental science and urban and regional planning. He is engaged and owns a basset hound mix named Maya, after Maya Angelou. Garner was Lowes campaign manager in 2010 when Lowe ran for mayor. Lowe said its a common practice to hire a mayors aide and that Garner has proven indispensable during his term. Lowe said Tallahassees mayor has three aides, Miami Beachs has two aides and the mayor of Chapel Hill, N.C., has one. He said Garner has helped him deal with the Quran-burning controversy, sift through issues surrounding the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, boost Southwest Second Avenue economically and double the out of the Gainesville Regional Airport. Garner started talks with different businesses to bring them to town, he said, including Totuit. Lowe said Garner researches issues, goes to meetings on his behalf and helps to expand the citys economy. Garner said he also helps the mayor by reviewing meeting agendas. He said his background makes him a great Garner said his grandmother worked for the South Carolina Department of Social Ser vices and his grandfather was a police ser geant in Florence, S.C., setting an example of the importance of public service. Hearing about his mothers job as a computer software programmer around the dinner table sparked his interest for technology, he said, which meshes well with Lowes vision of a high-tech economy in Gainesville. Those who question the hiring process say they want the issue reassessed. Miles Hamilton, along with three others, spoke at the March 1 meeting about how Gar ner was hired. I am just concerned about the violation of city policy, she said. She said the worst part is that now that position cant be taken by a Gainesville city employee, and she said processes like this dont promote upward mobility. Garner said he deals with the criticism by putting his mind on his work. I have learned not to focus on the criticism, Garner said. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org.Residents question hiring process for mayors aide positionGarner


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 EditorialTUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Have you ever cheated on an exam?102 TOTAL VOTES32% YES 68% NOMondays question: Do you support the Kony 2012 movement?Letters to Congress can raise awarenessUnless you are still completely faded from your trip Kony and his Lords Resistance Army, has launched a atrocities. perstar. Even the most apathetic are ready to update their personal info to social activist. er and make itself crystal clear in children should, in all cases, be second to none. the land of the free. Americans, but it is a brutal reality to so many in Africa. Colleen Wright is a journalism freshman at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays.Fear FactorGainesville Sun too sensitive about cartoonOn Monday, The Gainesville Sun chose not to run the days edition of Doonesbury, a popular comic strip by Garry Trudeau. plained that the comic did not make it into its print edition due No, it didnt. No, it didnt do that, either. sion. you should. Colleen Wrightopinions@alligator.org


Letters to the Editor TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Tiemeiers apology does not inspire faith in Student GovernmentFormer Senate President pro tempore Jason Tiemeiers apology, while well overdue, leaves much to be desired. During the days leading up to the election, Tiemeier denied the accusation that he threw away newspapers containing a Students Party endorsement, claiming he was asleep at the time of the incident. Tiemeier mentioned Sen. Katie Waldmans presence in his apology, identifying her to the Student Body as Waldman, ironically the vice chairman of the rules and ethics committee in the Senate, evidently did nothing to stop Tiemeier from disposing of the newspapers and neglected to mention her involvement in this scandal. In his apology, Tiemeier calls for students to have faith in the integrity of UF Student Government, a call that we feel Senate president and president pro tempore, but after this inciword? was throwing away newspapers and did nothing to expose the truth? video saying the Alligator was falsifying stories? truth when he said that neither Tiemeier nor anyone in the Unite Party was involved in the newspaper disposal? It is impossible for students to tell where the lies stop and the truth begins. As long as these individuals continue to be in dent Senate and the rest of Student Government. We encourage all individuals involved to come clean. The Student Body deserves nothing less than an honest and transparent Student Government. Carly Wilson, Max Stein Senate minority leader and assistant minority leader BURGERevolution next step in campaign for a humane and sustainable campus You might even call it the most silent revolution this orangeand-blue-bathed city has ever seen. campus with a BURGERevolution. be. The BURGERevolution reinvented Gator Corner Dining Center for one Monday in late February with Gators waiting ent ways, including in a spicy mango stir fry and in green chili tacos and it didnt have a vegetarian at the helm, ready to charge. The BURGERevolution, a Gator Dining Services food exmitment to Meatless Mondays, didnt have me as the Burger meister either. Instead, it was you. It was The Gator Nation. And it was Gator Dining Services that lead the way. And in a way, this revolution of sorts went by almost unnoticed and silent because it wasnt a revolution at all. This latest UF a more sustainable, healthier and more ethical university. This revolution was led by more than 5,000 of you who Meatless Monday and a healthier array of vegetarian options at your university. It was led by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the Humane Society of the United States, supported and endorsed our push for dining centers that are free of cruelty and easier on the environment. And it was led listening to all of your cries. In one of the nations largest land-grant universities, we brought tofu to town. If this latest triumph in our push for a humane and sustainable campus, this latest BURGERevolution, has taught us all one thing, it should be this, which Maya Angelo said best. Jared Misner Campaign director, Campaign for a Meatless Monday at UF L their mutual commitment to preventing Iran time, President Obama stated that American aims instead to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran altogether. The leaders disagreed, however, on what line Iran would have to cross before the allies would resort to military force. As long as schedules exists, Israel should feel reassured of Americas support for its right to defend itself. America reserves the right to independently determine the terms of its military engagements. We should respect Israels right to the same. To be certain, the Iranian regime is hurting from international sanctions. Irans economy is collapsing. Since last year, Irans currency, the rial, has lost 71 percent of its value against the American dollar. By midsummer, the European Union will no longer import Iranian oil as China, Japan reduce Iranian oil imports. America has imPresident Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu are wise in giving sanctions more ever, raises reasonable doubts about whether its leaders can be trusted to negotiate as raIn recent months, Iran has continued to mislead the world in the following ways: It has denied International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors access to its nuclear facilities, lied about its enrichment of uranium for Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel Al-Jubeir in a cafe in Washington D.C., and ply. This behavior follows a history of Iranian actions that cannot be explained by reasonable policy objectives. In the 1980s, for example, Iran escalated a border into one of the most brutal wars since World War II. bollah and was notably involved in the 1992 ing of 19 servicemen in the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, among many others. during the 2009 presidential elections, its shutting down of oppositional newspapers and access to social media, as well as vehement unapologetic denial of the Holocaust and statements that Israel should be wiped The amount of time Iran needs to acquire a nuclear weapon is a question of fact over which allies can reasonably differ. The threat posed to the international community is grave as a nuclear-armed Iran would embolden Irans terrorist agents, instigate a regional nuclear arms race and shift the balance of power in Irans direction and allow The threat posed to Israel is real as Israel would be condemned to a permanent state of emergency and subject to annihilation by an Though Israel cannot bind America to military engagement, America should honor Israels right to unilaterally defend itself in multiple concrete ways. This recognition entails rigorous American support at the U.N. Security Council and logistical support for the Israel Defense Force. It means America will not condition aid to Israel on Israeli adherence to the U.S. American and Israeli policy are one and the same. The U.S.-Israeli alliance should not come apart over a question of timing. Dan DiMatteo is a second-year law student at UF.America should support Israels right to self-defenseGuest columnDan DiMatteoSpeaking Out


BLAINE KRIVACEKAlligator Contributing WriterDr. Pedro Jose Greer will speak about the plight of the underprivileged as seen through the eyes of a medical doctor at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall. The presentation, titled Rx for Hope: Medical Care for the Homeless, is free and open to the public. Greer, a UF alumnus, has worked for two White House administrations, and earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is now the assistant dean of academic affairs at the Florida International Universitys Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Greer has made it a focus in his career to be socially responsible, especially to those who are poor or homeless. I believe professionals need to take on more responsibility, Greer said. As a doctor, I see how poverty really affects people. After graduating from medical school, Greer said he originally wanted to travel to places such as South Asia and Africa to help the impoverished. However, after an encounter with a homeless man here in the United States, he realized the problem was closer to home. His hope, he said, is that one day the rich and the poor will be treated the same when it comes to medical care. Shelby Taylor, the digital and communications director at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, said the center is hosting Greer because he is an example of an alumnus who has used his talents to improve lives in his community. I hope I get people to think and challenge their assumptions, Greer said. I also hope to get a few laughs. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK Oh, you pretty things. Just look at the mama giraffe nuzzling a baby giraffe, that lovely idea for an indoor planter made of mason jars and those perfectly cooked bacon strips cooling on a plate. This is what people are circulating on Pinterest, the latest website-of-the-moment for sharing things you love. Clean and simple to use, Pinterest attracts people who need to organize the chaos of Internet-age information overload. It serves as the Web, a place to post fashion inspirations, decorating aspirations and more. Its a digital dream collage, a recipe box and a corkboard full of magazine clippings all at once. The sites popularity has exploded in recent months, making it one of the fastestgrowing websites in history. Its ascent to 10 million monthly visitors happened faster than Facebook, Twitter or any other site tracked by comScore. What makes Pinterests surge unusual is that its driven not by the usual geek crowd of young men from New York and San Francisco, but by women, many of whom live in the Midwest and the central U.S. Pinterests co-founder Ben Silbermann will speak this week at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas. As part of a Q&A session Tuesday, hell explain Pinterests rapid growth outside of Silicon Valley and discuss the companys long-term goals. The cascade of images shared on any given day ranges from quirky nail art to a shirtless Ryan Gosling to ephemeral nature scenes. Clicking on an image can take you to a recipe or a blog post, or at times, an empty page. Unlike other startups, whose early users tend to be men under 35, Internet tracking Pinterest users are women, and these women other words, not only are there more women on Pinterest but they are much more active than men. Rebecca Lieb, an analyst with the Altimeter Group, believes part of the reason that Pinterests early adopters are less geeky than usual is that there is, literally, nothing to adopt. Theres nothing to download and no complex controls to master. You simply log in and pin. Pinterests creators registered Pinterest. com in 2009, but it didnt take off until last million U.S. visitors last month, up about 50 percent from 11.7 million in January. In another sign its made a mark, Pinterest has already spawned parody. The gender discrepancy is probably why someone thought to create Manteresting.com, a site that looks just like Pinterest but for dudes. Instead of pinning images, you nail them. Instead of puppy photos and cupcakes, there are Star Wars references, beer and sneakers. the women of Manteresting wear as little as possible. ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012AP PhotoThis screen shot shows a page from Pinterest. The sites surge in popularity is driven by women who live in the Midwest and the central U.S. They use photo-heavy Pinterest for fashion inspiration, wedding planning and home design, or just to post photos of puppies. NA TIONALInterest spikes in Pinterest, notably from Midwestern women THE FESTIVAL WILL BE SATURDAY. LORI PERRYAlligator Contributing WriterLions, tigers and elephants are coming to town this weekend. The Gainesville Community Fest, a new community festival, will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Alachua County Fairgrounds. Advance tickets, available at gainesvillecommunityfest. com, are $5 for students and those ages 13 and older. The cost is $3 for children 5 to 12. Tickets at the gate will be $6 for students, $7.50 for ages 13 and older and $5.50 for children 5 to 12. Children under 5 years old get in for free, and students should bring a student ID. The fair will have elephant rides from All About Elephants and lions and tigers from Single Vision, a Melrose endangered species educational company. Its a way to celebrate the community and the people that are a part of it, said Richard Dreher, president of Gainesville Activities, the organization hosting the fair. There will also be a rock-climbing wall, an archery range, A portion of Gainesville Community Fest proceeds will be donated to Kids Kicking Cancer. The event showcases about 100 of Gainesvilles businesses, dents to spend their money at locally owned stores, said Jordyn Reese, the festival director. Gainesville is such a thriving bubble, and we ourselves could easily self-sustain our city, Reese said. Having an event that really shows the different aspects of our city will really inspire people to buy local and play local.Community festival to encourage attendees to spend locally Its a way to celebrate the community and the people that are a part of it.Richard Dreherpresident of Gainesville ActivitiesGreer TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterA Gainesville couple lost almost $12,000 worth of jewelry Sunday morning when they were robbed at gunpoint. Kemar Johnson, 29, and Hanna Davis, 26, were standing in front of the Palms Condominiums at 230 SW Second Ave. at about 1:30 a.m. when a pair of strangers approached them, according to a Gainesville Police report. The suspects remained at large as of Monday afternoon, police said. One of the suspects, wearing a red T-shirt, cocked his pistol sideways and pointed it at Johnson. The other suspect yanked Johnsons $1,200 white gold and diamond necklace off. Johnson then gave up his $3,000 diamond watch, according to GPD. The suspects also demanded Davis $7,500 engagement ring. When Davis refused, the suspect in the red T-shirt slapped her in the ger, according to the report. Both suspects then ran north. The suspect in the red T-shirt is about 5 feet 6 inches with gold teeth and dreadlocks, according to police. Anyone with information is urged to call GPD at 352-393-7500. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator. org.Couple loses ring, watch when robbed at gunpointUF alumnus to discuss quality of medical care for poor, homeless


BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 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 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. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 FULLY RENOVATEDDELUXE 3BR/BR Apartment Homes Internet, Pest Control, & Refuse Included Only $1149! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-25-11-72-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 4-25-11-72-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $459 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-25-11-72-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD Plasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 4-25-12-72-2 Gatornest 300 NW 18 ST $550 1BR/1BA 3 blocks to UF Gatorside 1600 NW4 AVE $450 1BR/1BA 4 blocks to UF Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA Bike to UF 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 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 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. 3-16-12-19-2 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 $850/mo. Prefer students or professionals 327-2931 or 376-6183. 1BR/BA Suite Also Avail $375/mo 3-22-11-26-2 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 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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10, ALLIGATOR SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 3-19-11-50-2 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 1.5 miles to UF in NW Gville. Luxury 2bd/2ba condo in small community: walk-in closets, W/D, vaulted ceilings, balcony, 1410 sqft. Built 2006. $950/month. Pets OK. 359-1112 or katewallis83@yahoo.com. Avail. March 1 3-21-12-15-2. VETERANS and SECTION 8 Oakridge Apts 1120 NW 45th Ave. Openings for Vets who qualify under Section 8 Program. 2/1 $550. Pool, RTS, on-site laun dry 372-3783 3-29-12-20-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $445, 2 BR $545. 352-335-0420 3-2912-20-2 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 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 3-16-12-39-2 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 ***5 BEDROOM HOUSE*** Walk to class! Lots of parking. Wood floors. Clean. Available August 1st. Contact John @ 561-866-8234 for further info. 3-16-5-2 3BR/2BA CHARMING 1950's HOUSE Walk/bike to UF. Small pet ok. W/D, $1295/mo. Avail August 1st. OPEN HOUSE March 17th, 11:00am 3:00pm. 352-371-0601 410 NW 26th St. 3-16-12-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 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 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11


ALLIGATOR 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 8-15-58-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12WE 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 1999 Volvo V70 Wagon, Runs and drives great, well maintained with all scheduled maintenance/oil changes, Ice cold A/C, New tires with recent oil change and alignment 157K $3500.00 OBO. 352-214-3741 3-1911-5-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5053 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com 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. Daytime Advertising Production The Independent Florida Alligator Advertising Production Department is accepting student applications. Duties include graphic design and organizational layout. Will train, but experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred. Friendly work environment, flexible schedule, with hours between 9 am 5 pm M-F. Must be available to work Summer C. A one-year commitment is expected. Fill out an application at the front desk of The Alligator, 1105 W University Ave, M-F 9 am 5 pm. No phone calls, please. Include available work schedule and references. Previous applicants are welcome to reapply with current schedule. EOE Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 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. 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TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Gators holding Pro Day todayPotential NFL-bound Gators will participate at Pro Day today in The Swamp starting at 10:30 a.m. It is open to the public. Florida catcher honoredMike Zunino was named the Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week on Monday. He hit .389 with 11 RBI, four homers and a 1.111 slugging percentage as UF went 5-0 last week. David Carr / AlligatorCoach Amanda Butlers womens basketball team received Monday its second bid to the NCAA Tourna JOE MORGANAlligator Staff WriterEarning a berth in the NCAA Tournament played out like much of the Gators season it was close. Florida (19-12), a No. 9 seed, was one of the last four teams added into The Big Dance along with Texas, Michigan and Kansas State, according to NCAA womens committee chairman Greg Christopher. They will play in the Des Moines region against eighth-seeded Ohio State (25-6) in Bowling Green, Ohio, on Sunday at 12:15 p.m. on ESPN2. under coach Amanda Butler. four in, redshirt senior guard Jordan Jones said. Were in and thats all that matters. Eight Southeastern Conference teams made the NCAA Tournaits happened since 2002. make the cut, UF clinching a bid to the NCAA Tournament was not down the stretch. Following a 79-45 win against Mississippi State on Feb. 23, Butler said that there was no quesbid. After a road loss to Tennessee SEC Tournament against Kentucky on March 2, assistant coach Brenda Mock Kirkpatrick said she would be shocked if Florida did Butler said much of the same Sunday. I think were in; I just cant imagine that were not, Butler said. The total body of work, in particular what we did in confer The Gators are the lowestseeded SEC team in the NCAA Tournament thanks to an eighthcloseness of their games worked In nine losses to conference foes of just 5.6 points per game. Also helping matters was Flor seeded LSU and a late-season upset of No. 4 seed Georgia. If youre a casual basketball fan and you see 19-12, you might in, Jones said Sunday. But if BASEBALL BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writerger role this year. It wouldnt be a hard feat to accomplish. As a freshman, Gibson took the mound just 14 times for a total of 10.1 innings. He tried to alter his throwing motion, and the result was an ERA of 13.06 and the helplessness that comes with watching opposing hitters bat .442. Looking for an answer, Gibson swapped more season and altered how he pitches from the stretch after learning in the Cape Cod League that he was tipping off his pitches. I feel a lot better, a lot more comfortable, the left-hander said. I get more tempo and can stay back a lot better. As No. 1 Florida (15-1) enters what is expected to be a bullpen duel with No. 7 Florida State (14-1) tonight at 7 at McKethan Stadium, Gibson is no longer a weakness. He is now one of the numerous strengths in a bullpen that is putting up big-time numbers. Gibson has already gotwith junior Austin Maddox and senior Greg Larson for the most appearances on the staff. In eight innings of work, he holds a perfect Sunday, he picked up his first win since Gibson, bullpen key against Noles JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff WriterLike most other NCAA Tournament teams at the moment, the Gators are going into their preparation for this weeks opening-round game largely blind. season concerning Virginias stingy defense and plodding offense. caught a couple UVA games on TV ear closely. of March Madness, Brad Beal said he a team the only played once in school history a six-point loss in 1992. Both might want to start by learning one name: Mike Scott. for Gators in NCAA tourneySEE W-HOOPS, P A GE 15 SEE HOOPS, P A GE 14 SEE BASEBALL, P A GE 16Gibson UF Bask etball Were in and thats all that matters.Jordan JonesUF senior guardQuotable out a bracket. Maybe when we went to the NIT I did. UF point guard (on participating in NCAA Tournament bracket challenges)


Hes the only Virginia player UF coach Billy Donovan mentioned in his Monday morning press confer ence and for good reason. of the nations most versatile scorers do it on the offensive glass, he can do it from the post, he can do it from shooting it and also he can do it off and has led Virginia in points or games. In conference play alone, he Donovan compared Scott to Miseven more critical for Virginia. ent leading scorers in its last seven games and, aside from Beal, has Kenny Boynton, the Gators leadContact John Boothe at jboothe@ alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 13, ALLIGATOR THE RALLYGREG: fensive performance anyone has had against MATT: on the Frenchof the season. never as good on deep-shooting, no-defense-playing enigma GREG: With that talent at the perfect time, MATTfoolhardy. and the only real difference is that this years nents. Donovan even made this comparison a GREG: MATT: Vote for the winner online at alligatorSports.org. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org and Matt Watts at mwatts@alligator.org. Should expectations be tempered for this years Big Dance? Matt Wattstwitter: @wattmatts Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca ACC Player of the Year runner-up Scott averaging nearly 20 ppg AP PhotoVirginia senior forward Mike Scott is averaging 18.1 points per game and was named the ACCs runner-up for Player of the Year. Mike Scott F SrFirst-team All-ACC, ACCs leading active scorer (1,523 points)Season average: 18.1 points per game on 209of-372 shooting, percentage Against 2012 NCAA Tournament teams: (W) Michigan 18 points, 6-of-11 shooting (L) at Duke 23 points, 10-of-19 shooting (W) at N.C. State 18 points, 5-of-11 shooting (L) at Florida State 16 points, 6-of-8 shooting (L) at North Carolina 18 points, 9-of-17 shooting (L) North Carolina 6 points, 3-of-13 shooting (L) Florida State 28 points, 9-of-15 shooting (L) *N.C. State 23 points, 9-of-23 shooting Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff


TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 Stewart: This years team better than we should be in there. Going into this weekend, only senior center Azania Stewart and redshirt senior forward Ndidi Madu have NCAA Tournament experience. Stewart and Madu played for Florida when it lost to No. 1 seed and eventual national champion Connecticut in the second round in 2009. While the 2008-09 team stands as the best of Butlers tenure based on results, Stewart believes that this years squad is better. We actually have a chance to go deeper than we did my freshman year, Stewart said. We had a great team my freshman year, but I dont think our formance [was] as good. chances of making a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. eryones going to be watching it and you have a chance to show how hard youve worked all season and how you want go out and make a name for yourself. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. W-HOOPS, from page 13 Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff Jones


February of last year when he worked 2.1 hitless innings with four strikeouts in a 3-2 victory against Florida Gulf Coast. Thats probably the best hes thrown since hes been a Gator, UF coach Kevin OSullivan said after the game. Awfully proud of him. Gibson and the rest of the bullpen have given OSullivan plenty of reasons to be happy as of late. During the Gators current 13game winning streak, relief pitchers have combined to throw 52.1 innings with just six earned runs, a 1.03 ERA and 63 strikeouts compared to 11 walks. They have aling that span and have not given up a run in the eighth or ninth inning all season. The strength in the pen will almost certainly come in handy dur ing tonights rivalry showdown. In the four meetings between Florida and Florida State last season, each team used a total of 22 pitchers. The Gators only had a pitcher last longer than 3.2 innings once, and only two Seminole pitchers passed that mark. In UFs only win in the 2011 series a 10-inning affair on March 15 the teams combined to use 15 pitchers, six of which failed to register a full inning of work. With freshman Bobby Poyner getting only his second career start against a team that is averaging eight runs per game, Gibson and friends will be on call. We have a lot of strong guys up front, Gibson said. Sully said from the beginning that Im going to have a big role this year for us to be successful. I like it. Im ready for it. As usual, the Seminoles will have answers of their own. Dur ing the same 13-game span, FSUs bullpen has allowed just 15 earned runs and struck out 51. Whether or not that is enough to match a line of pitchers that also happens to include Maddoxs 14.1 scoreless innings, 21 strikeouts and as last years team high) will be decided tonight. Neither bullpen has given up a lead all season. Let the pitching changes begin. 16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 David Carr / AlligatorIn eight innings of work for Florida this season, left-handed reliever Daniel Gibson has allowed just a single hit and zero earned runs. Gibson touts perfect ERA this season BASEBALL, from page 13 ELI MARGER Alligator WriterUndefeated in four matches of Southeastern Conference play, UFs second-ranked womens tennis team could say that its hot start is due to a team-wide effort. however, look no further than the top two singles spots. Allie Will and Lauren Embree have been Floridas best players this season. The juniors are ranked No. 1 and No. 23 in the country, respectively. What adds another dimension to the team, though, is the ability of these two players to be interchangeable at the top two spots in the lineup. Theyre just invaluable for us, and the fact that they buy into it and support each other and the team is all you need to know about their character, coach Roland Thornqvist said. In Mondays 7-0 win over bree played at the top singles spot, beating UKs Jackie Stiles 6-2, 6-0. Will played on court two, dispatching Khristina Blatime this season Embree has taken the top spot and Wills sixth time playing the two. For Embree and Will, their spot on the court has had no bearing on their quality of play. Will is 5-1 at the top spot and 5-0 at two, while Embree is 5-0 and 4-2 at those respective spots. While each players style differs, Thornqvist said that much of the reason they are interchangeable is because they are intrinsically alike. They have a different style, but both are fundamentally very similar in that theyre very athletic, tough and play big points really well, he said. The rest of the team, even though we dont say it, feeds off those two. Embree and Will each said switching their spot works well for the team. The Gators have two top players who can on matchups, something few other teams possess. Its really nice for both of us because were both playing really well, and its nice to have that balance, Embree said. Will said that the switching doesnt affect their play at all. Because of the nature of the Gators schedule, the two will be facing challenging opponents regardless of their placement on the court. Were both playing really well, and we can just switch up and down, Will said. Every team we play is very good at one and two, so it doesnt make a big difference. Were both just happy to be playing.Embree, Will lead at top as UF sweeps UKEmbree