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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 117 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Encyclopaedia Britannica to move onlineThe 2010 edition will be the last one published in print, pg 4. UF graduate programs make list of top schoolsThe colleges of education, business and law were ranked, pg 5. Laidback Luke promotes Speak Up Tour. Read more on page 8.NCAA Tournament Starts TodayWith March Madness underway, the staff of alligatorSports is giving you advice on who to pick in your bracket, pg. 19. 84 /58 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 8 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 Haley Stracher / Alligator StaffNick Brigandi, a 28-year-old employee at Mothers Pub & Grill, pours a beer Wednesday afternoon. Brigandi and other employees are preparing for St. Patricks Day by wearing shirts from last years festivities. ST. PATRICK'S DAY BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterOn Saturday, the green beer Irish pubs prepare for St. Patricks Day crowds TYLER JETTAlligator Staff Writer Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Police catch escaped minimum-security inmate THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE MADE THE FORM A REQUIREMENT TO RECEIVE BRIGHT FUTURES LAST YEAR. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing Writer Students must complete FAFSA today to receive aid next yearSEE IRISH, PAGE 4 Hoover If all the moneys gone when we get to that group of students, its gone. Its always better to apply as soon as possible.Rodlee Ritterassistant director with

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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 117 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 84/58 THUNDER STORMS 84/56 PARTLY CLOUDY 84/56 PARTLY CLOUDY 84/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 82/57 FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Women Empowered? Reflections on Womens Conception of Autonomy in Communist Romania Today, 10:40 a.m. Turlington, Room 3312 This is a graduate seminar with Maria Bucur-Deckard, of Indiana University. Students from any discipline are welcome. Turban Day Today, noon to 4 p.m. Turlington Plaza The Sikh Students Association is hosting this religious awareness event to educate students and Gainesville community members about the significance of the turban in the Sikh faith and tie turbans on them so they can experience what it feels like to stand out and be different. Heroes and Victims: The Burden of Memory in Post-1945 Romania Today, 3:30 p.m. Dauer Hall, Room 215 This talk by Maria BucurDeckard, of Indiana University, examines how various local communities and official state institutions in Eastern Europe tried to engineer the past, by constructing representations of wartime violence through monuments and commemorative processes. An Unfinished Dream film screening Today, 7:30 p.m. CSE, Room E220 Learn about the DREAM Act and the struggles undocumented students face in the U.S. to succeed. This event is a part of CHISPAS Week 2012. All students are welcome. Free refreshments will be served. s Purim Party Today, 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W. University Ave. Wear the brightest neon and nicest leg warmers for our 80s Purim Party. All proceeds from this event will benefit UF Hillels Relay for Life team. There will be a raffle silent auction with tickets $1 each or five for $3, beverages for sale and as worthy of study and exhibition. For more information go to theartofgooglebooks.tumblr.com/exhibit. TSF performs 12 Hours of Improv and GatorNights Friday, noon to midnight Orange & Brew Help yourself to some laughs while helping fund cancer research. Theatre Strike Force is in the O&B from noon til midnight for its annual 12 Hours of Improv event. Make a donation and enjoy improv and sketch comedy. At 10 p.m., see TSFs GatorNights performance to round out the evening. 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.CORRECTIONSThe Monday edition of the Alligator incorrectly reported that Garrett Garner brought Totuit to Gainesville. Garner brought Totuit to the table to talk about advancing Gainesville economically. A photo caption in the Tuesday edition of the Alligator incorrectly as Grammy-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. hamentashen. UF Shakespeare in the Park presents A Midsummer Nights Dream Today to Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Plaza of the Americas With an under-the-sea twist, young lovers, human and fairy royalty and an amateur theater troupe reel through a kelp forest of romance and spellcraft in one of Shakespeares works. Gather a few friends and a lawn chair or blanket and make your way over to the Plaza of the Americas for a free evening (or Sunday afternoon) of love, mischief, magic and Shakespeare. Prom Dress Drive begins Today to March 23 Womens History Month is hosting the first Prom Dress Drive benefiting Gainesvillearea 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 will be located in all residence hall common areas. The Art of Google Books Today to April 3 Reitz Union, second floor gallery Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reception March 22, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Art of Google Books, by Krissy Wilson, is an image curation blog that values the diverse, startling and undocumented adversaria chronicled in book digitization. The aim of the project is twofold: to recognize book digitization as re-photography, and to promote the signs of use that accompany these texts

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CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing WriterUFs College of Journalism and Communications made the top of the class in CollegeMagazine.coms list of best journalism schools. UFs listing stated its modern stance has kept it ahead of the curve, which has been pivotal for this everchanging career path. The ranking, released Monday, listed the colleges four radio stations, two television stations and Interactive Media Lab among its resources. The ranking was done as a block of best 10, rather than naming each The website determined the rankings based on admittance, faculty, campus media outlets, available technology and internship opportunities. John Wright, dean of the College of Journalism and Communications, said he credits students for the programs accomplishments and recognition over the years. Our students go out and do wonderful things, and word gets around about this, he said. Norman Lewis, an assistant professor in the department of journalism, said he was proud the program was mentioned on the website, but rankings alone do not determine success. You cant let rankings themselves, no matter how well done, be the determinant of quality, Lewis said. The determinant for me is do we give our students an opportunity to succeed in todays world, and are we continuously working to make it even better?" 4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffUFs College of Journalism and Communications was ranked among the best 10 journalism schools in the U.S. by CollegeMagazine.com. UF's journalism college ranked among top 10 in countryALUMNI SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing WriterTwo UF graduates were selected to intern at the White House. UF graduate Eric Glickman and Levin College of Law graduate Anushree Nakkana will begin their unpaid internships this spring. The internships will be fulltime at 40 hours a week. UF spokesman Steve Orlando said he doesnt remember a student being selected for a White House internship during the past few years. Were always proud to see our grads do well, he said. The competitive program accepted 144 spring interns from across the country. The White House accepts those who have graduated within two years of the start of the program from an undergraduate or graduate school. Glickman and Nakkana were also the only recent Florida public university graduates to be accepted into the program. The White House also selected Kelson Nisbett from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which has a campus in Daytona Beach. Interns accepted to the program could intern with the White Houses Communications Depart12 others. graduates intern with, Orlando said he is glad to see Gators in the national spotlight. over the world, he said. Its good to see two more added to those ranks.Two UF graduates to intern at White House this spring ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterA Gainesville man was arrested Tuesday night after he hit two infant girls at his girlfriends home, police said. Billie Lamont Mann, 35, was arrested on two charges of aggravated child abuse, according to a Gainesville Police arrest report. In an interview, Manns mother said she was surprised by her sons actions. He has always been very gentle with children, said Deloris MannStroud, 65. I always feel safe around him. Manns girlfriend left him with her twin 9-month-old daughters while she went to do laundry, according to GPD spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri. The infants had serious swelling and bruising on their faces and heads when she returned, according to the report. Both were taken to Shands at UF. Mann never said why he hit his girlfriends daughters, Valuri said. However, he was intoxicated when GPD arrested him. Mann was brought to the GPD where police told him he was being charged with child abuse. Police locked him in an interviewing room and removed his handcuffs. bank card to pick the lock of the room, according to the report. He was later charged with trying to escape police. As of Wednesday night, Mann was still in jail. His bond has not been set. Hes a good man, his mother said. I am very upset over this. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org.Man arrested, charged with hitting twin girls BRITTANY ANN MORRISEYAlligator Contributing WriterVideo killed the radio star, and the Internet may have just killed the printed Encyclopaedia Britannica. The 2010 print edition will be the last one published, according to a Tuesday post on The Encyclopaedia Britannica Blog. The company, which publishes an updated 32-volume encyclopedia every two years, plans to sell what is left of its inventory and only publish digitally. On Wednesday, UFs Smathers Library bought one of the remaining 2010 edition encyclopedias, said Blake Landor, a humanities librarian in the librarys reference section. The 2003 edition is currently available on the third The encyclopedia launched on the Internet in 1994. Users have to pay for a subscription to access all the Web content. Landor said he has seen a trend of print editions of books being replaced by electronic ver sions. He said he prefers an electronic format for reference books. For other books, he enjoys the print version, he said. He admitted, however, he has recently gotten a Kindle. Nineteen-year-old visual art studies freshman Madeline Calise said the last time she used the print encyclopedia was in middle school. She said she uses online references for convenience. Calise previously worked at Patrick Paper backs bookstore in Satellite Beach. She said many people are still dedicated to using print books. I personally always believe there is a place for print, she said. Popular encyclopedia to move online Durty Nelly's upped alcohol stockPattys Day is about good tradition and good beer, not about green beer, Wood said. He said Durty Nellys had to double its stock of Irish whiskey and Irish beer to preday. Wood said there will be an outside bar on Durty Nellys parking lot behind the pub to deal with the masses of people looking to celebrate St. Patricks Day. He said only 126 Because St. Pattys is on a weekend, it makes it a whole lot crazier, he said. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org. IRISH, from page 1 Colleges ranked by College M agazine.com as the top 10 journalism schools: Bloomington College Park Columbia We have long memories of using the Encyclopaedia Britannica..."Blake Landorhumanities librarian in the librarys reference sectionMann

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterUFs College of Education jumped 18 spots in graduate school rankings this year. U.S. News & World Report released its rankings Tuesday. Of the 238 education programs that responded to a survey, UF ranked No. 34. Last year it was ranked 52nd. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied with UF. Vanderbilt University was ranked No. 1. Glenn Good, dean of the college, said one reason for the jump is the increase in funded research at the school. Also, the school became more selective in accepting doctoral students. The ranking system is a tool to help best school for them, according to U.S. News & World Report. Other UF graduate programs also made the rankings. The Hough Graduate School of Business came in at No. 44. It tied with Michigan State University, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Maryland and Wake Forest University. The Levin College of Law was ranked 48th, and three of its nine specialties were in the top 20. Debra Amirin, college spokeswoman, said the law school was pleased with its reputation but not with its overall ranking. She said last year the report started counting graduates enrolled in post doctorate programs as unemployed. points higher if they had not counted them, Amirin said. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@ alligator.org.UF graduate programs make list of best schools TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterA Gainesville woman was jumped in For est Green Apartments on Tuesday after an ar gument about a boyfriend. Gwendolyn A. Clark, Gwennesha M. Demps and Tabitha L. Gissendanner cornered buildings in the apartment complex at about 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to Gainesville Police. After yelling at Anquinta V. Quinn, 23, the three women beat her up. Demps, 18; Gissendanner, 20; and Clark, who celebrated her 26th birthday at the Alachua County Jail, were all arrested on charges of simple battery. The argument began, Quinn told police, because one of the three women used to date her current boyfriend. Quinn declined to comment Wednesday. When Quinn was walking to her apartment Tuesday morning, the three women chased after her, running up staircases on both sides of the building, according to police. After they yelled at Quinn about her boyfriend, Demps punched her in the face. Clark and Gissendanner soon jumped in, both punching Quinn several times as a crowd started to form in the courtyard of the said, but she was no match for three women. After the beating, Quinn had bruises on her forehead and cheek, and her arms and hands were scratched. The three suspects were not available for comment Wednesday night. The numbers for Demps and Gissendanner provided in the arrest report were disconnected. Clark provided phone numbers for the PACE Center for Girls and Munchies 420 Cafe. Shortly after the incident, Gissendanner wrote on her Facebook page that she was planning to celebrate Clarks birthday Tuesday night. GPD arrested all three women at about 6:50 p.m., however. On Wednesday, Gissendanner took to Facebook again to write, IM BACK YEA THEY CANT HOLD US DOWN FOR LONG. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Three charged in beating of woman after argument over man Clark

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialTHURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR101 TOTAL VOTES50% YES 50% NOWednesdays question: Has your bike ever been stolen? Todays question: Did you complete FAFSA? Tax TimeNew IRS rules hurt As if tax season could not get any more complicated, frustrating and downright annoying, new rules from the Internal Revenue Service will have people around the country even more ticked off the closer it gets to April 15. According to the Wall Street Journal, Anyone who takes money to help people with their taxes will have to register with the IRS and eventually pass competency tests and sign up for continuing education. These new rules, the column argues, will increase prices for those seeking counsel on preparing their tax returns. Why will prices go up? the cost of continuing education classes and the cost of socalled competency tests will add up in costs for tax preparers. Second, those tax preparers who cannot afford to comply with this new licensing scheme will go out of business. As a result, fewer options for tax advice means less competition. Its no wonder that big companies like H&R Block and professional associations like the American Institute for Cer pitch licensing schemes under the guise of protecting the consumer. For instance, according to an article in Businessweek, IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman said the return-preparer program would improve compliance and limit tax fraud. are those already in the industry, especially those with large of business, while those seeking to start their own indepenthrough. In the end, its the big companies that win and, in this case, the taxpayers who lose. The Institute for Justice, which is suing the IRS for over stepping its authority with this new rule, argues that this rule will affect 350,000 tax return preparers, forcing many of them to stop working in the occupation of their choice. important for us to know as we enter the business world and face more complicated tax rules. The IRS already forces us to give up enough of our freedom as it stands; it should at least let us have the freedom to choose who helps us navigate its convoluted code.Small talk lacks meaning, valueIn the past few days, youve most certainly been asked the question, How was your break? By now, youve answered this question so many times that you probably have a scripted three-sentence answer that you spout to everyone who asks. In tolerating this cyclical phenomenon for so long, Ive conversations are, in fact, meaningless. that: cyclically meaningless. Every year, its the same. In the beginning of the year the question is always, How was your summer? Then it becomes, How are moves to, How are your exams? Then, after Thanksgiving/Winter/Spring Break, the inquiry becomes, How was your break? Eventually, it all comes full circle at the end of the year with, What are your summer plans? Answering these questions over and over again is a roon to more important matters. occurring questions; its also to everyday small talk. ubiquitous interaction of, Hi. How are you? Answer: Good. How are you? Response: Good. I distinctly remember going home and asking my mother why people did this why people conducted this conversational triviality. First of all, the sheer meaninglessness of the transaction cent and adopted it into my everyday vernacular. Second of all, it is proper grammar to respond with, I am well. Each day, I lose mini-amounts of respect for people who answer with good. Ultimately, these customary greetings are societys erwise pervade. But whats so wrong with silence? Whats so wrong about embracing the mutual understanding that nobody really cares that happy with an obligatory head nod and be done with it. Think about it, the only reason that awkward silences even exist is because it is socially unacceptable to ask more probing and meaningful questions. There are countless occasions certain things, but I know that either our level of friendship or the situation would deem them inappropriate. Nowadays, any conversation past the obligatory How are you? is mostly about the other person not being able to contain themselves until youre done talking. The art of conversation is listening because, lets be honest, everybodys favorite topic is himself. Dont get me wrong; I understand that this small talk is a necessary aspect of our culture and that its never going to change. These interactions are peoples attempt to anyone else. For me, these relations are tolerated only because I have no other choice a learned helplessness to the quotidian tedium of life. So, from here on out, count the amount of times people ask you questions like this. Count the number of times you ask questions like this. Then, count how many times you actually remember the answers. Add it all up, and ask yourself: Is this meaningful? But anyway, enough about me; how was your break? Garrett Bruno is a political science sophomore at UF. His column appears on Thursdays. Garrett Brunoopinions@alligator.org

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 The issues of taxpayer-funded abortions and the legality of abortion are being debated and discussed in this election year as they have been in past years. On campus Wednesday, a strong anti-abortion sentiment was present. Graphic and disturbing images were presented in the public square. The idea was that if these images didnt give individuals then nothing would save them from their apathy. Students must realize the necessity of giving thought to this issue. The issue is that of life itself. No one is free of its effects. The abortion issue is not uniquely American, but the apparent solution to the issue was present at the American founding. This nation was declared independent under the belief that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. The essence of our political and legal system is grounded in the idea that these rights are self-evident to all. The idea that the legal grounds for our nations independence are not admissible to the issue of abortion is a fallacy. Yet it is promoted in todays popular culture that somehow an opposition to women being able to choose whether their child has a right to life is an attack on the very health and safety of women. come that a right that was granted to us is somehow ours to deny to future generations? This is not unlike slavery the idea that the life of another human being is your property. You do not have a right to deny yourself life, so on what basis do you have a right to deny the life of another? A popular argument is that, without abortion, an unplanned pregnancy can restrict an individuals freedom and opportunities in life. The reasoning of this argument is disgusting, claiming that your own freedom relies on the denial of freedom to your offspring. Children are not a burden but rather a blessing. Some individuals complain about the word genocide being used to describe the tolerance of abortion in current society. It is not unreasonable to associate the smothering of unborn fetuses in the womb to genocide. Many governments in history have presided over atrocious acts of genocide. How does genocide end? Either those who are being killed are completely exterminated, or those in the position to end the genocide hear the cries of the persecuted still living. The unborn cannot cry out for help, so it is a right and a duty of citizens to petition their government for the grievances being committed against them. Every human has a right to live, and it is the duty of government to secure this right. Who are you to deny future generations the blessing of a human life? Who are you to deny future generations the next great innovator, researcher, scholar, musician, athlete or president? It is my belief and the belief of many who support the right of every unborn human to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness that this generation will be condemned for the injustice it has done against future generations. Austin Swink is a political science sophomore at UF.On Feb. 23, Irans supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, held a press conference on Irans nuclear program. He once again denied allegations by the U.S. and Israel that his country was developing nuclear weapons and declared holding these arms is a sin as well as useless, harmful and dangerous. This bold statement received little to no press coverage in Western media, and its understandable given the caricature that the U.S. and Israeli governments have tried to paint of Irans nuclear program. On Monday, the Alligator published a guest column by Dan DiMatteo concerning Israels steadfast determination for military action against Iran. The author took up the mainstream medias stance in calling for unwavering U.S. support for any and all Israeli aggression in the Middle East. The ongoing rhetoric from politicians and news media consists of detailed lies, which have created the misleading image of a helpless Israel on the verge of destruction at the hands of an irrational and nuclear-capable Iran. The reality, however, is a different picture altogether. All 16 American intelligence agencies sent to inspect Irans nuclear intentions reported that the country has neither the intentions nor the capability to produce nuclear weapons. While fear-inducing speculation as to whether Iran will attack Israel in the near future sells newspapers and keeps oil prices high, the only acts of aggression carried out in recent history have been by the U.S., Israel and their allies against Iran. In the past year, Israel and the U.S. have done their best to intensify their assault on Iran. In January, several Iranian scientists were assassinated in the streets of Tehran by a dissinanced by the Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency. Twice this year, American military vessels have sailed into Iranian waters, barely a few miles from the countrys coastline, carrying dangerous weapons and massive warplanes. U.S. stealth drones sent to illegally spy on Iranian nuclear facilities were captured 140 miles into Iranian airspace. Of course, the backdrop of all these recent acts of aggression is the debilitating economic sanctions that have left Iranian famisector crippled. U.S. intelligence agencies consistently report that Iran isnt developing nuclear weapons, and yet at the behest of Israel and Western corporations eager to access Iranian oil, the U.S. continues to paternalistically punish the Iranian people for something they simply arent doing. The question Americans need to ask themselves amid all this misinformation is whos really threatening whom. In 1953, the CIA toppled the democratically elected prime minister of Iran, Mohammad Mossadeq, in Operation Ajax, and installed the Shah, a brutal monarch whose crimes were overlooked because of his willingness to inexpensively sell Iranian oil to the West. After the Iranian revolution of round of sanctions on Iran in an act of economic aggression. And starting in 1980, the U.S. provided weapons and resources to the Iraqi government for a bloody eight-year war with Iran aimed at toppling the Islamic Republic. The entirety of DiMatteos ar ticle focuses on Irans alleged ir rationality and the danger it poses to Israel and the U.S. The characterization of state leaders who resist Western imperialism as insane and irrational actors has been a tried-and-true tactic for the U.S. to build support for its own aggressive foreign policy. In actuality, many military and intelligence are staunchly opposed to war with Iran and view its government as a very rational regime, according to former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan. Weve heard an eerily similar story before regarding so-called crazy dictators and their willingness to use nuclear weapons on Israel and other U.S. allies. Remember that in 2003, we were told that Saddam Hussein actually possessed weapons of mass destruction and that he was ready to use them in a military strike. Those fabrications by the Bush administration led the U.S. into the second-longest war in American history and left more than a million Iraqis and more than 4,800 American soldiers dead. Lets not let the Obama administration lead us into the same quagmire. When you cut through the B.S. and look at the facts, the only unreasonable fundamentalists are the warhawks in Benjamin Netanyahus regime pushing for another irrational war in the Middle East. Dave Schneider and Cassia Laham are organizers with Students for a Democratic Society.Iranian threat to Israel is misrepresented Column Dave Schneider Cassia LahamSpeaking Out Declaration of Independence backs peoples right to lifeGuest columnAustin SwinkSpeaking Out

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theA v enue THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/THE_AVENUE emma's revolution brings back folk protesting: Folk music, with a protest twist, is making a comeback. Read about emma's revolution on page 12.Gifthorse is a store with a conscious: Buy sensible merchandise at Gifthorse, a shop with an artistic twist. Find out more on page 9. The mtvU Woodie Awards air on March Find out who's nominated on page 12. DIANA LOPEZAvenue WriterBQ&A with Laidback LukeQ: You have a large fan base, especially on Twitter. What are some of the greatest tweets youve gotten? Or any memorable tweets in general? Q: You were born in the Philippines but raised in the Netherlands. What do you consider yourself culturally? What languages do you speak? Q: What can you not travel without? Q: In a recording studio, which instrument best represents your personality? Q: I really like your new club concept of Super You & Me. What inspired it? Q: Which superheroes have you dressed as? Have there been any fan costumes that stand out in your memory? the Ultra Music Festival in Miami? Are you excited to be there this year? walking off stage after a performance? Q: Do you have any preshow rituals? Q: How did you switch from being a known DJ? Q: Are there any projects that youre looking forward to starting when youre done touring? Photo courtesy of Ibiza SpotlightLaidback Luke, or Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen, will be in town on March 27. Laidback Luke brings Speak Up tour to Gainesville music

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RACHEL CROSBYAvenue WriterOn a corner of North Main ALLIGATORRachel Crosby / AlligatorFind TOMS sneakers and other morally sound products at Gifthorse. Support local designers and bigger companies that showcase high ethical standards. Visit Gifthorse on North Main Street for a unique experience Shop sells ethical wares

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More than a third of freshmen will change majors. RAKSHEEN AYAZAvenue Writer I went through a lot of majors thinking I knew what I wanted to do based on advice that my parents gave me when growing up.Claire RiceUF sophomore KIERA WRIGHT-RUIZAvenue Writer He was tired of starting from Flacos brought Cuban food as a family affair to Gainesville restaurantsALLIGATOR Kiera Wright-Ruis / AlligatorThe family of Flacos made cooking good food a family tradition from Miami to Gainesville. Time to make a tough decision and choose your major

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 11 NICOLE LA HOZAvenue WriterBefore, there was caroling about the number 12. Today, theres camping on the North Lawn for 12 hours. Its all for the sake of cancer research. From noon to midnight Friday, UFs student improvisation troupe Theatre Strike Force is hosting its seventh annual 12 Hours of Improv event. About 80 active TSF members put together 30 teams to put on a 12-hour improv show to raise money for Relay for Life. The event is free and takes place in Orange & Brew. 12 Hours ends with a two-hour Gator Nights show. While theres no entry fee, donation jars will be located at each table, as well as a large bin on the Orange & Brew stage. TSF Philanthropy Chair Jessica Sheldon said each of the 30 small teams decides what it wants to do during its time slot. 12 Hours includes regularly cast TSF members, shortand long-form improv and sketch comedy throughout the day. It obviously makes us feel good doing something for the community besides improv, Sheldon said. But in the spring, when were doing all these fundraisers for Relay, everyones working toward one main goal. The TSF Relay team has raised nearly $4,500 through its teams fundraisers so far this year, Sheldon said. Date Auction, an event that auctions off members, brings in the most money. However, 12 Hours is TSFs biggest event. TSF President Liz Anderson hopes the club breaks $1,000 in donations tomorrow. The team earned $682 at last years event. Weve gotten close but never made it past the thousand mark, she said. After a TSF member showed interest in starting a Relay for Life team years ago, Anderson said the club found out it was a simple way for members to bond and raise as much money as possible for the American Cancer Society. It doubled as being a great cause and great way to bring the club together, Anderson said. Even for the most experienced TSF members, 12 hours of nonstop comedy brings exhaustion and sometimes the need to pull random stunts. Last year, members took audience requests, seldom refusing what they asked. That included people taking off clothes. Anderson wants to get that vibe back for Fridays event but without the scandal. You never know, she said. Its improv. Anything happens.Watch Theatre Strike Force perform 12 hours of improv

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ERICA A. HERNANDEZAvenue WriterThe 8th annual mtvU Woodie Awards will take over the South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference in Austin, of the mtvU Woodie Awards, the name stems from a tradition that started at a record label where the label would try ion of more than just judges. Anyone can vote for the nominee they believe should win each Woodie. website. This year, there will be a new category added to the list of awards. Woodie of the Year, Breaking Woodie and Best Video Woodie will all be awarded as usual, but there will This Woodie was added to the list in an effort to recognize artists who are bringing a new fan base to electronic dance music. right now. For us to not acknowledge itwould be a huge mistake for us, Conte said of mtvUs decision to add the award. The nominees include Avicii, Benny Benassi and Martin Solveig. Included in the list is Steve Aoki, nominated for bling. Were at a really interesting time for has been around for a very long time. Also nominated for a Woodie is Best Coast. The indie-rock band from California is nominated for Best Video Woodie of the Year. like M83 and Gotye for the award. The video was directed why she agreed to Barrymores vision so easily, though she also said that the heartbreaking ending to the music video Award. This Woodie is awarded to the best emerging artegory for sure. There are so many bigger artists in there, Nicholas Petricca, lead singer of Walk the Moon. Walk the Moon is currently touring with Young the Giant, but Petricca said the band is excited to attend the for the second year in a row. urged. For more information, or to vote, visit www.mtv.com/ ontv/woodieawards/2012/. KENDRICK BROWNAvenue WriterFolk music became a generations voice of eras in American history. Though the genre has Enter emmas revolution. ternationally renowned act because of its songs while receiving critical acclaim from folk music legends like Pete Seeger. Their knack for using humor to attract attenhonor of working with Pat and Sandy over the and organic and their innate artistic senwith intelligence, wit, grace, subtlety and humor. This mix of qualities has given the duos mutary of grassroots movements. grams, like The Thom Hartmann Show, that dislutions music essential to the movements of the day. emmas revolution delivers with each new alactivist today. Youll become an instant fan just like I did. The unit has been sought out to bring its murea, Festival of Politics in Scotland, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, the UN World Environment Palestine, Nicaragua and Cuba. The duos constantly hectic tour schedule of more than 200 concerts a year is due as much as it is the inclination to dance that its music inren. Political activist Emma Goldmans declarayour revolution, has served as the slogan by which emmas revolution has delivered its music, ensuring that listeners are having a good time while remaining socially conscious. available in advance for $12 at the Civic Media Center, online at www.emmasrevolution.com and $15 at the door. 12, ALLIGATOR Photo courtesy of Irene Young and emmas revolutionVisit the Civic Media Center on Sunday to listen to Revolutions Per Min ute, the latest album from emmas revolution. emmas revolution brings folk music back to social protest MtvU Woodie Awards expand with festival status and new categoriesLana Del Rey, Gotye among nominees music

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-25-72-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 4-25-72-1 Come Get LUCKY at LEX. OPEN HOUSE THIS SAT!!! 12-5pm Come view All-Inclusive private suites Free upgrade to a 3/3 !! Free 42 Flat-Screen TV!!! Raffle for a $100 Gift Card!!!! 2 pools, 2 bus routes, tons of amenities LexingtonCrossingUF.com 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 THE POLOSNOW-ROOMATE MATCHING on 3/3s $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 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. 3-27-12-10-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today!QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-5382181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 FULLY RENOVATED 3BR/BR Apt Homes Internet, Pest Control, & Refuse Included Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-25-12-65-2 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 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 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 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 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 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-27-12-20-2 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. $900/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 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 Beautiful 2-story house. 2.5 miles from UF. 5BR/2.5BA 2400sq.ft. on large treed lot. Very quiet neighbrhd. H/W & tile floors, ceiling fans, W/D, ref, stove, dishwasher. $1600/mo & security deposit. 727-686-1404 3-20-125-2 3 Bed House $795/mo available now & Aug. Central AC, wooden floors, w/d hook-ups, and a vintage style walking distance to campus and downtown. University Ave & NW 8th st area. By Leo 706 Call now! 352-226-3535, 813-347-9379 3-27-12-10-2 ***WALK OR BIKE TO UF ***3/2 vintage home or 2/2 apt includes parking, available August 2012. Call Carolyn 352538-3556 or email alligatoralley@cox.net 4-10-12-20-2 2BR/2.5BA LUXURY CONDO1/2 mile from campus. On busline. Free internet. W/D, clubhouse. $825/mo. Call 352332-8841 3-27-12-10-2 -----------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 3-20-12-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND.

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14, ALLIGATOR DONT WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE ADLast spring semester paper published on April 25th.CALL TODAY!!!orPLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG Short-term sublease until (now-July) Hunters Crossing complex (NW G'ville Millhopper) 2BR/2FB + Den, patio, cathedral ceilings, walk in closets, W/D connect (rentals available), garage optional, townhouse style, (separate entrance) exercise gym, pool, hot tub, sauna, racquet ball-basketball-tennis courts, sand volleyball, playground! Pets allowed (2 pet maximum). No limit on size of pets. $911 saving $239 (regular lease amount is $1,150). www.hunterscrossing.com for pictures; 352-262-5899 or sisterkatrina@yahoo 3-19-12-4-3 University House Summer Sublease $550/mo 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/3BA All inclusive and fully furnished 6 blocks to UF Contact 941-286-8316 3-19-4-3 LIVE ACROSS FROM CAMPUS $770 bus line, ample parking, carpet, 3br/2ba, pool, 24hr maint, quiet neighbors, WD hookup, pets OK jaesonaeolis@gmail.com; 352 274 7481 3-16-12-3-3 Two bedroom two bath apartment available for sublease available on April 1 2012 at Stoneridge Apartments For information call Carlos 954-732-3962 or Jorge 954-594-9878 3-23-12-5-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 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 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $379/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more beautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 4-1112-20-4 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 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

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ALLIGATOR CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 94 FORD TAURUS $900 98 DODGE AVENGER $1500 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 97 MITS MIRAGE $2500 98 NISSAN ALTIMA $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 DODGE NEON $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 95 CHEVY BLAZER $2999 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 02 KIA RIO $3500 00 HONDA ACCORD $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 NISSAN ALTIMA $6999 04 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 04 HONDA ACCORD $7999 04 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 02 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 01 TOYOTA SOLARA $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 06 SATURN ION $11,999 07 FORD MUSTANG $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 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 responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. 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 3-23-12-74-13 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 ProductionThe 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 wel come 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! 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For details call Bonnie Coats at 273-9014 3-19-30-14Sales 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

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16, ALLIGATOR 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 !!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 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 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 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 Clerical help wanted $10/hr. Mostly online typing. Basic computer competency required. A little phone. Work from home. Email excusa.moi@gmail.com Leave msg 352-3568870 Will get back to you. 3-16-5-14 NEED URGENT HELP WITH COLLECTING PETITIONS SIGNATURES. CALL DAVID AT 386-517-3950 FOR RATES. 3-15-11-4-14 Retired Professor seeking part-time secretary. Call 352-335-3843 3-16-11-5-14 FUN SUMMER JOB ON CAMPUS Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing UF students to help with meal plan sales from May August on UF campus. Approx. 20 hrs a week, $10/hr plus cash bonuses, flexible hours and evenings plus free meals! Must enjoy interacting with others in a professional manner and have a positive attitude. Retail, customer service or volunteer experiences a plus. Apply online at www.gatordining.com 3-16-4-14 Need Live In Caregiver for elderly man in SW Gainesville. Must be able to pass a back ground check (no criminal history) and a drug screen. Compensation: Room/board, small salary, paid vacation, most weekends and evenings off, and other negotiable compen sation. Call: 352-226-5265 3-19-12-5-14 Weight Loss Sales Consultant Both part and full time positions available. Extremely satisfying and fulfilling dream job in a vibrant and uplifting environment helping people get healthy. Please e-mail resume to chrissie.admin@emetabolic.com 3-16-12-3-14 Seeking a personal assistant.i.e., miscella neous errands, phone calls, resolving minor issues, mailings, bill payment and general organizing.You will be paid $550/week send your resume to :lin.da2@aol.com 786-5193572 3-27-12-10-14 Andrea is leaving to get married. Busy law firm seeks F/T admin/legal assistant. Dependable w/great typing and proofreading skills. Exp. w/ Word & Excel. Spanish speaking a plus! Pay DOE. Send resume to carrillolawoffice@gmail.com 3-27-10-14 Sedentary adults needed to participate in a study conducted by the UF Get Up and Go Initiative assessing the accuracy & ease of use of an advanced pedometer. COMPENSATION provided! Call 336-4063706 or email fitbit10000@gmail.com 3-238-14 FISH LOVERS WANTED! Excellent sales opportunity for someone who loves tropical fish and likes to work with people. Training program, advancement possibilities, flexible hours. Work in a clean modern store with great people. Bring resume with references to Aquatropics, 2100 SW34th Street,Gainesville. 3-22-12-7-14 WAITPERSONSEvenings & weekends. Experienced & friendly. Apply in person, NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW 75th St. 3-20-12-5-14 Students needed for part-time sales, $10$12/hr., no experience required, flexible schedules, must have good communication skills, located in Creekside Mall, call Mike 352-533-2201 3-27-10-14 Do you want to quit smoking? We are currently recruiting smokers between the ages of 18 and 60 for a smoking cessation study. Please contact the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or smokeclinic@gmail.com for further details. 3-27-10-14 Volunteer for Money Participants needed for one-hour focus group. Must be 18 years or older and attend UF. We want your perspective on mental health. Completely CONFIDENTIAL. Will receive $20 UF Bookstore gift card and free pizza. Email GatorWellProjects@mail.ufl. edu with subject line Focus Group Volunteer. 3-30-12-14 Programmer Needed Dilinky, Inc. is looking for an individual to create and program a website. Contact Us at Help@Dilinky.com. 3-23-5-14 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 Marketing Project Manager wanted for Gainesville web design company. Web design/marketing experience required. Email resume to hr@352media.com. 3-23-127-14 One serious hardworking and trustworthy UF student. Gen or const help, exp w/electrical & plumbing, carpentry, chainsaw & heavy lifting. Familiar w/ Sketchup or AutoCAD. PT flex hrs. $7.50/hr. 327-2931 or 376-6183 3-19-12-3-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. 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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG More Content OnlineFloridas softball team and womens tennis team were both in action Wednesday. For full stories on how they did, please visit alligatorSports.org. alligatorSports NCAA Tournament PodcastCheck alligatorSports.org and your iTunes feed later today for our podcast previewing Floridas trip to Omaha. Neb., for the start of the NCAA Tournament on Friday against Virginia. as Florida defeated Stony Brook 17-4 Janine Hillier was held scoreless. See story online at alligatorSports.org. David Carr / AlligatorFreshman guard Brad Beal has led UF in scoring (15.1 points per game) and rebounding (7.2 per game) during the second half of the season. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer Five months ago, by his own admission, Brad Beal was comfortable with deferring to the rest of the Gators veteran guards after four years of carrying the scoring load in high school. But he is now a different kind of freshman than the November. Now I have a team that you can throw the ball to Pat (Young) and get 20 any night or Kenny (Boynton), about anybody on our team can score the ball, so it is Though he was one of Billy Donovans highestrated recruits in recent memory, Beal said he didnt who comes in thinking he owns a team. As the Gators lost teammates to injury, and defeats more out of the 6-foot-3 guard. When Will Yeguete ing his manners as much around his teammates. In the second half of the season, Beal has led No. Friday in Omaha, Neb., against 10th-seeded Virginia, Beal enjoyed a stellar Southeastern Conference Tour For his efforts, Beal made the SEC All-Tournament Beal taking charge of Gators before tourney TOM GREENAlligator Staff Writer Mike Gillislee no longer has to work his way out of the shadows of Chris Rainey and With the Gators former running back tandem focusing on careers away from Gators. Mike Gillislee is not a very vocal guy but is going to be a yeoman, work hard, That blue-collar, working-mans ethic is something Florida will need entering the 2012 season the nation in rushing offense, and eighth in the Southeastern Conference by averaging a Gillislee was Floridas third-leading two scores while battling for time behind in the middle of the season. load as Floridas featured backs, the Gators rushing attack was often limited to outside suited for breaking runs to the outside and Gillislee tops depth chart after Demps, Rainey depart BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Taylor Gushue has come a long way since That was 19 days ago, but things tend to cember, he graduated from Calvary Christian Academy in Fort Lauderdale. One month later, he was enrolled at UF, balancing the onset Brought in as a catcher, the 6-foot-2, ignated hitter or as occasional relief for junior catcher and 2011 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Mike Zunino. But on Feb. Freshman Gushue excelling for UF despite position switchBASEBALLSEE FOOTBALL, P A GE 20 SEE HOOPS, P A GE 18 SEE BASEBALL, P A GE 18 [Coach Donovan] said its time to stop trying to not step on everybodys toes, he said its time to become more of a leader and start pushing guys to get better.Brad BealUF freshman guardMuschamp

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Team a week after becoming the Gators son. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator. org.Gushue proving to be clutch hitter BASEBALL, from page 17ALLIGATOR David Carr / AlligatorFreshman Taylor Gushue is hitting .308 with four homers and 12 HOOPS, from page 17Beal earns recognition for standout year as freshman I have no answer. Everything he does is just kind of surprising, to be honest with you. Its just a remarkable story. Kevin OSullivanUF baseball coach

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letting the duo try to outrun defenders. Combined with the implementation of a new offense under Muschamp and then-offensive coordinator Charlie Weis, this hampered UFs options in the run game. It also limited Gillislees time carries per game. We tried to get Mike involved in some games, but what was hard at times, espeeverything changing was being able to have an inside running package, but also an outwhat we were doing with the other guys, Muschamp said. I feel like if we were further along with what we were doing, we wouldve been able to do that, but we certainly were not at the time. Early in the year, we probably shoulda, coulda, woulda gotten him more involved. As UF attempts to add more inside runs and the power running game it lacked last Gillislee will see an expanded role, leading a trio of larger running backs that includes little-used redshirt sophomore Mack Brown and incoming freshman Matt Jones. You tailor things around what they do best, obviously, and the guys we got coming in are a lot like those guys, Muschamp said. Theyre bigger backs that run the ball north and south and get downhill in the running game. Kickoff rules change: The NCAA last month approved of a proposed rules change for kickoffs, moving the ball up and moving touchbacks from The change is designed to increase touchbacks and cut back on injuries on kickoff collisions, but Muschamp doesnt think the change will have the desired effect. The takeoffs dont matter, Muschamp said. This rule committee collisions ter. Do I make sense? I mean, cmon. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Ohio States Samantha Prahalis could be playing for Florida right now. Year had the Gators listed as one of her top four schools and even visited UF during her recruitment. However, despite what coach Amanda Butler described as a good visit, Prahalis ultimately decided to join the Buckeyes. At that time, she was a little more sure that Ohio State was going to be able to do things in the postseason than Florida, Butler said. Its a bit ironic that wed be meeting now. Prahalis will face Butler and UF for Tournament on Sunday. The ninth-seeded Gators will try to minimize the impact of the eighthseeded Buckeyes senior point guard, but it wont be easy. Prahalis led the Big Ten with 6.4 assists per game this season and her 898 career dimes are the highest total in conference history. In addition to her skills as a distributor, Prahalis can also be effective as a scorer. She ranks second in the Big Ten trailing only her teammate Tayler Hill, Redshirt senior guard Jordan Jones is impressed with Prahalis game after ted to watching some highlight videos Tube. where she kind of tries to make people a big challenge for the guards, and not just the guards, but were going to need the post help, too. Theres going to be times where she beats us. When it comes to facing a top-notch playmaker like Prahalis, UF has per formed well on multiple occasions. Florida held Hampton point guard Jericka Jenkins, who ranks second natio, to one dime and seven giveaways UF also held Southeastern Confer ence Player of the Year Adia Mathies to two points on It seems like every team who has a best player, aside tucky game, we usually do a good job on them and limiting their touches, Jones said. Even if the Gators manage to slow down Prahalis, they still have to worry about Hill, as well as the rest of the Buckeyes. season, but OSU is also the highestWe cant just think that if we slow [Prahalis and Hill] down, the other players arent going to step up, Jones said. Its still Ohio State. All of those girls were recruited there for a reason. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@ alligator.org. ALLIGATOR Jones UF CommunicationsAfter averaging just 5.1 carries per game last season, run ning back Mike Gillislee is in line for more work in 2012. Gators familiar with star Buckeyes point guardRB averaged just 5.1 carries in FOOTBALL,from page 17



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 117 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Encyclopaedia Britannica to move onlineThe 2010 edition will be the last one published in print, pg 4. UF graduate programs make list of top schoolsThe colleges of education, business and law were ranked, pg 5. Laidback Luke promotes Speak Up Tour. Read more on page 8.NCAA Tournament Starts TodayWith March Madness underway, the staff of alligatorSports is giving you advice on who to pick in your bracket, pg. 19. 84 /58 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 8 CLASSIFIEDS 13 CROSSWORD 15 SPORTS 17 Haley Stracher / Alligator StaffNick Brigandi, a 28-year-old employee at Mothers Pub & Grill, pours a beer Wednesday afternoon. Brigandi and other employees are preparing for St. Patricks Day by wearing shirts from last years festivities. ST. PATRICK'S DAY BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterOn Saturday, the green beer Irish pubs prepare for St. Patricks Day crowds TYLER JETTAlligator Staff Writer Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Police catch escaped minimum-security inmate THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE MADE THE FORM A REQUIREMENT TO RECEIVE BRIGHT FUTURES LAST YEAR. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing Writer Students must complete FAFSA today to receive aid next yearSEE IRISH, PAGE 4 Hoover If all the moneys gone when we get to that group of students, its gone. Its always better to apply as soon as possible.Rodlee Ritterassistant director with

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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 117 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 84/58 THUNDER STORMS 84/56 PARTLY CLOUDY 84/56 PARTLY CLOUDY 84/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 82/57 FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAYMONDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Women Empowered? Reflections on Womens Conception of Autonomy in Communist Romania Today, 10:40 a.m. Turlington, Room 3312 This is a graduate seminar with Maria Bucur-Deckard, of Indiana University. Students from any discipline are welcome. Turban Day Today, noon to 4 p.m. Turlington Plaza The Sikh Students Association is hosting this religious awareness event to educate students and Gainesville community members about the significance of the turban in the Sikh faith and tie turbans on them so they can experience what it feels like to stand out and be different. Heroes and Victims: The Burden of Memory in Post-1945 Romania Today, 3:30 p.m. Dauer Hall, Room 215 This talk by Maria BucurDeckard, of Indiana University, examines how various local communities and official state institutions in Eastern Europe tried to engineer the past, by constructing representations of wartime violence through monuments and commemorative processes. An Unfinished Dream film screening Today, 7:30 p.m. CSE, Room E220 Learn about the DREAM Act and the struggles undocumented students face in the U.S. to succeed. This event is a part of CHISPAS Week 2012. All students are welcome. Free refreshments will be served. s Purim Party Today, 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. UF Hillel, 2020 W. University Ave. Wear the brightest neon and nicest leg warmers for our 80s Purim Party. All proceeds from this event will benefit UF Hillels Relay for Life team. There will be a raffle silent auction with tickets $1 each or five for $3, beverages for sale and as worthy of study and exhibition. For more information go to theartofgooglebooks.tumblr.com/exhibit. TSF performs 12 Hours of Improv and GatorNights Friday, noon to midnight Orange & Brew Help yourself to some laughs while helping fund cancer research. Theatre Strike Force is in the O&B from noon til midnight for its annual 12 Hours of Improv event. Make a donation and enjoy improv and sketch comedy. At 10 p.m., see TSFs GatorNights performance to round out the evening. 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.CORRECTIONSThe Monday edition of the Alligator incorrectly reported that Garrett Garner brought Totuit to Gainesville. Garner brought Totuit to the table to talk about advancing Gainesville economically. A photo caption in the Tuesday edition of the Alligator incorrectly as Grammy-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. hamentashen. UF Shakespeare in the Park presents A Midsummer Nights Dream Today to Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Plaza of the Americas With an under-the-sea twist, young lovers, human and fairy royalty and an amateur theater troupe reel through a kelp forest of romance and spellcraft in one of Shakespeares works. Gather a few friends and a lawn chair or blanket and make your way over to the Plaza of the Americas for a free evening (or Sunday afternoon) of love, mischief, magic and Shakespeare. Prom Dress Drive begins Today to March 23 Womens History Month is hosting the first Prom Dress Drive benefiting Gainesvillearea 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 will be located in all residence hall common areas. The Art of Google Books Today to April 3 Reitz Union, second floor gallery Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reception March 22, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Art of Google Books, by Krissy Wilson, is an image curation blog that values the diverse, startling and undocumented adversaria chronicled in book digitization. The aim of the project is twofold: to recognize book digitization as re-photography, and to promote the signs of use that accompany these texts

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CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Contributing WriterUFs College of Journalism and Communications made the top of the class in CollegeMagazine.coms list of best journalism schools. UFs listing stated its modern stance has kept it ahead of the curve, which has been pivotal for this everchanging career path. The ranking, released Monday, listed the colleges four radio stations, two television stations and Interactive Media Lab among its resources. The ranking was done as a block of best 10, rather than naming each The website determined the rankings based on admittance, faculty, campus media outlets, available technology and internship opportunities. John Wright, dean of the College of Journalism and Communications, said he credits students for the programs accomplishments and recognition over the years. Our students go out and do wonderful things, and word gets around about this, he said. Norman Lewis, an assistant professor in the department of journalism, said he was proud the program was mentioned on the website, but rankings alone do not determine success. You cant let rankings themselves, no matter how well done, be the determinant of quality, Lewis said. The determinant for me is do we give our students an opportunity to succeed in todays world, and are we continuously working to make it even better?" 4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffUFs College of Journalism and Communications was ranked among the best 10 journalism schools in the U.S. by CollegeMagazine.com. UF's journalism college ranked among top 10 in countryaALUMNI SHELBY WEBBAlligator Contributing WriterTwo UF graduates were selected to intern at the White House. UF graduate Eric Glickman and Levin College of Law graduate Anushree Nakkana will begin their unpaid internships this spring. The internships will be fulltime at 40 hours a week. UF spokesman Steve Orlando said he doesnt remember a student being selected for a White House internship during the past few years. Were always proud to see our grads do well, he said. The competitive program accepted 144 spring interns from across the country. The White House accepts those who have graduated within two years of the start of the program from an undergraduate or graduate school. Glickman and Nakkana were also the only recent Florida public university graduates to be accepted into the program. The White House also selected Kelson Nisbett from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which has a campus in Daytona Beach. Interns accepted to the program could intern with the White Houses Communications Depart12 others. graduates intern with, Orlando said he is glad to see Gators in the national spotlight. over the world, he said. Its good to see two more added to those ranks.Two UF graduates to intern at White House this spring ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterA Gainesville man was arrested Tuesday night after he hit two infant girls at his girlfriends home, police said. Billie Lamont Mann, 35, was arrested on two charges of aggravated child abuse, according to a Gainesville Police arrest report. In an interview, Manns mother said she was surprised by her sons actions. He has always been very gentle with children, said Deloris MannStroud, 65. I always feel safe around him. Manns girlfriend left him with her twin 9-month-old daughters while she went to do laundry, according to GPD spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri. The infants had serious swelling and bruising on their faces and heads when she returned, according to the report. Both were taken to Shands at UF. Mann never said why he hit his girlfriends daughters, Valuri said. However, he was intoxicated when GPD arrested him. Mann was brought to the GPD where police told him he was being charged with child abuse. Police locked him in an interviewing room and removed his handcuffs. bank card to pick the lock of the room, according to the report. He was later charged with trying to escape police. As of Wednesday night, Mann was still in jail. His bond has not been set. Hes a good man, his mother said. I am very upset over this. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org.Man arrested, charged with hitting twin girls BRITTANY ANN MORRISEYAlligator Contributing WriterVideo killed the radio star, and the Internet may have just killed the printed Encyclopaedia Britannica. The 2010 print edition will be the last one published, according to a Tuesday post on The Encyclopaedia Britannica Blog. The company, which publishes an updated 32-volume encyclopedia every two years, plans to sell what is left of its inventory and only publish digitally. On Wednesday, UFs Smathers Library bought one of the remaining 2010 edition encyclopedias, said Blake Landor, a humanities librarian in the librarys reference section. The 2003 edition is currently available on the third The encyclopedia launched on the Internet in 1994. Users have to pay for a subscription to access all the Web content. Landor said he has seen a trend of print editions of books being replaced by electronic ver sions. He said he prefers an electronic format for reference books. For other books, he enjoys the print version, he said. He admitted, however, he has recently gotten a Kindle. Nineteen-year-old visual art studies freshman Madeline Calise said the last time she used the print encyclopedia was in middle school. She said she uses online references for convenience. Calise previously worked at Patrick Paper backs bookstore in Satellite Beach. She said many people are still dedicated to using print books. I personally always believe there is a place for print, she said. Popular encyclopedia to move online Durty Nelly's upped alcohol stockPattys Day is about good tradition and good beer, not about green beer, Wood said. He said Durty Nellys had to double its stock of Irish whiskey and Irish beer to preday. Wood said there will be an outside bar on Durty Nellys parking lot behind the pub to deal with the masses of people looking to celebrate St. Patricks Day. He said only 126 Because St. Pattys is on a weekend, it makes it a whole lot crazier, he said. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org. IRIsSH, from page 1 Colleges ranked by CollegeM M agazine.com as the top 10 journalism schools: Bloomington College Park Columbia We have long memories of using the Encyclopaedia Britannica..."Blake Landorhumanities librarian in the librarys reference sectionMMann

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterUFs College of Education jumped 18 spots in graduate school rankings this year. U.S. News & World Report released its rankings Tuesday. Of the 238 education programs that responded to a survey, UF ranked No. 34. Last year it was ranked 52nd. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied with UF. Vanderbilt University was ranked No. 1. Glenn Good, dean of the college, said one reason for the jump is the increase in funded research at the school. Also, the school became more selective in accepting doctoral students. The ranking system is a tool to help best school for them, according to U.S. News & World Report. Other UF graduate programs also made the rankings. The Hough Graduate School of Business came in at No. 44. It tied with Michigan State University, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Maryland and Wake Forest University. The Levin College of Law was ranked 48th, and three of its nine specialties were in the top 20. Debra Amirin, college spokeswoman, said the law school was pleased with its reputation but not with its overall ranking. She said last year the report started counting graduates enrolled in post doctorate programs as unemployed. points higher if they had not counted them, Amirin said. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@ alligator.org.UF graduate programs make list of best schools TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterA Gainesville woman was jumped in For est Green Apartments on Tuesday after an ar gument about a boyfriend. Gwendolyn A. Clark, Gwennesha M. Demps and Tabitha L. Gissendanner cornered buildings in the apartment complex at about 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to Gainesville Police. After yelling at Anquinta V. Quinn, 23, the three women beat her up. Demps, 18; Gissendanner, 20; and Clark, who celebrated her 26th birthday at the Alachua County Jail, were all arrested on charges of simple battery. The argument began, Quinn told police, because one of the three women used to date her current boyfriend. Quinn declined to comment Wednesday. When Quinn was walking to her apartment Tuesday morning, the three women chased after her, running up staircases on both sides of the building, according to police. After they yelled at Quinn about her boyfriend, Demps punched her in the face. Clark and Gissendanner soon jumped in, both punching Quinn several times as a crowd started to form in the courtyard of the said, but she was no match for three women. After the beating, Quinn had bruises on her forehead and cheek, and her arms and hands were scratched. The three suspects were not available for comment Wednesday night. The numbers for Demps and Gissendanner provided in the arrest report were disconnected. Clark provided phone numbers for the PACE Center for Girls and Munchies 420 Cafe. Shortly after the incident, Gissendanner wrote on her Facebook page that she was planning to celebrate Clarks birthday Tuesday night. GPD arrested all three women at about 6:50 p.m., however. On Wednesday, Gissendanner took to Facebook again to write, IM BACK YEA THEY CANT HOLD US DOWN FOR LONG. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Three charged in beating of woman after argument over man Clark

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458. Column EditorialTHURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR101 TOTAL VOTES50% YES 50% NOWednesdays question: Has your bike ever been stolen? Todays question: Did you complete FAFSA? Tax TimeNew IRS rules hurt As if tax season could not get any more complicated, frustrating and downright annoying, new rules from the Internal Revenue Service will have people around the country even more ticked off the closer it gets to April 15. According to the Wall Street Journal, Anyone who takes money to help people with their taxes will have to register with the IRS and eventually pass competency tests and sign up for continuing education. These new rules, the column argues, will increase prices for those seeking counsel on preparing their tax returns. Why will prices go up? the cost of continuing education classes and the cost of socalled competency tests will add up in costs for tax preparers. Second, those tax preparers who cannot afford to comply with this new licensing scheme will go out of business. As a result, fewer options for tax advice means less competition. Its no wonder that big companies like H&R Block and professional associations like the American Institute for Cer pitch licensing schemes under the guise of protecting the consumer. For instance, according to an article in Businessweek, IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman said the return-preparer program would improve compliance and limit tax fraud. are those already in the industry, especially those with large of business, while those seeking to start their own indepenthrough. In the end, its the big companies that win and, in this case, the taxpayers who lose. The Institute for Justice, which is suing the IRS for over stepping its authority with this new rule, argues that this rule will affect 350,000 tax return preparers, forcing many of them to stop working in the occupation of their choice. important for us to know as we enter the business world and face more complicated tax rules. The IRS already forces us to give up enough of our freedom as it stands; it should at least let us have the freedom to choose who helps us navigate its convoluted code.Small talk lacks meaning, valueIn the past few days, youve most certainly been asked the question, How was your break? By now, youve answered this question so many times that you probably have a scripted three-sentence answer that you spout to everyone who asks. In tolerating this cyclical phenomenon for so long, Ive conversations are, in fact, meaningless. that: cyclically meaningless. Every year, its the same. In the beginning of the year the question is always, How was your summer? Then it becomes, How are moves to, How are your exams? Then, after Thanksgiving/Winter/Spring Break, the inquiry becomes, How was your break? Eventually, it all comes full circle at the end of the year with, What are your summer plans? Answering these questions over and over again is a roon to more important matters. occurring questions; its also to everyday small talk. ubiquitous interaction of, Hi. How are you? Answer: Good. How are you? Response: Good. I distinctly remember going home and asking my mother why people did this why people conducted this conversational triviality. First of all, the sheer meaninglessness of the transaction cent and adopted it into my everyday vernacular. Second of all, it is proper grammar to respond with, I am well. Each day, I lose mini-amounts of respect for people who answer with good. Ultimately, these customary greetings are societys erwise pervade. But whats so wrong with silence? Whats so wrong about embracing the mutual understanding that nobody really cares that happy with an obligatory head nod and be done with it. Think about it, the only reason that awkward silences even exist is because it is socially unacceptable to ask more probing and meaningful questions. There are countless occasions certain things, but I know that either our level of friendship or the situation would deem them inappropriate. Nowadays, any conversation past the obligatory How are you? is mostly about the other person not being able to contain themselves until youre done talking. The art of conversation is listening because, lets be honest, everybodys favorite topic is himself. Dont get me wrong; I understand that this small talk is a necessary aspect of our culture and that its never going to change. These interactions are peoples attempt to anyone else. For me, these relations are tolerated only because I have no other choice a learned helplessness to the quotidian tedium of life. So, from here on out, count the amount of times people ask you questions like this. Count the number of times you ask questions like this. Then, count how many times you actually remember the answers. Add it all up, and ask yourself: Is this meaningful? But anyway, enough about me; how was your break? Garrett Bruno is a political science sophomore at UF. His column appears on Thursdays. Garrett Brunoopinions@alligator.org

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 The issues of taxpayer-funded abortions and the legality of abortion are being debated and discussed in this election year as they have been in past years. On campus Wednesday, a strong anti-abortion sentiment was present. Graphic and disturbing images were presented in the public square. The idea was that if these images didnt give individuals then nothing would save them from their apathy. Students must realize the necessity of giving thought to this issue. The issue is that of life itself. No one is free of its effects. The abortion issue is not uniquely American, but the apparent solution to the issue was present at the American founding. This nation was declared independent under the belief that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. The essence of our political and legal system is grounded in the idea that these rights are self-evident to all. The idea that the legal grounds for our nations independence are not admissible to the issue of abortion is a fallacy. Yet it is promoted in todays popular culture that somehow an opposition to women being able to choose whether their child has a right to life is an attack on the very health and safety of women. come that a right that was granted to us is somehow ours to deny to future generations? This is not unlike slavery the idea that the life of another human being is your property. You do not have a right to deny yourself life, so on what basis do you have a right to deny the life of another? A popular argument is that, without abortion, an unplanned pregnancy can restrict an individuals freedom and opportunities in life. The reasoning of this argument is disgusting, claiming that your own freedom relies on the denial of freedom to your offspring. Children are not a burden but rather a blessing. Some individuals complain about the word genocide being used to describe the tolerance of abortion in current society. It is not unreasonable to associate the smothering of unborn fetuses in the womb to genocide. Many governments in history have presided over atrocious acts of genocide. How does genocide end? Either those who are being killed are completely exterminated, or those in the position to end the genocide hear the cries of the persecuted still living. The unborn cannot cry out for help, so it is a right and a duty of citizens to petition their government for the grievances being committed against them. Every human has a right to live, and it is the duty of government to secure this right. Who are you to deny future generations the blessing of a human life? Who are you to deny future generations the next great innovator, researcher, scholar, musician, athlete or president? It is my belief and the belief of many who support the right of every unborn human to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness that this generation will be condemned for the injustice it has done against future generations. Austin Swink is a political science sophomore at UF.On Feb. 23, Irans supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, held a press conference on Irans nuclear program. He once again denied allegations by the U.S. and Israel that his country was developing nuclear weapons and declared holding these arms is a sin as well as useless, harmful and dangerous. This bold statement received little to no press coverage in Western media, and its understandable given the caricature that the U.S. and Israeli governments have tried to paint of Irans nuclear program. On Monday, the Alligator published a guest column by Dan DiMatteo concerning Israels steadfast determination for military action against Iran. The author took up the mainstream medias stance in calling for unwavering U.S. support for any and all Israeli aggression in the Middle East. The ongoing rhetoric from politicians and news media consists of detailed lies, which have created the misleading image of a helpless Israel on the verge of destruction at the hands of an irrational and nuclear-capable Iran. The reality, however, is a different picture altogether. All 16 American intelligence agencies sent to inspect Irans nuclear intentions reported that the country has neither the intentions nor the capability to produce nuclear weapons. While fear-inducing speculation as to whether Iran will attack Israel in the near future sells newspapers and keeps oil prices high, the only acts of aggression carried out in recent history have been by the U.S., Israel and their allies against Iran. In the past year, Israel and the U.S. have done their best to intensify their assault on Iran. In January, several Iranian scientists were assassinated in the streets of Tehran by a dissinanced by the Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency. Twice this year, American military vessels have sailed into Iranian waters, barely a few miles from the countrys coastline, carrying dangerous weapons and massive warplanes. U.S. stealth drones sent to illegally spy on Iranian nuclear facilities were captured 140 miles into Iranian airspace. Of course, the backdrop of all these recent acts of aggression is the debilitating economic sanctions that have left Iranian famisector crippled. U.S. intelligence agencies consistently report that Iran isnt developing nuclear weapons, and yet at the behest of Israel and Western corporations eager to access Iranian oil, the U.S. continues to paternalistically punish the Iranian people for something they simply arent doing. The question Americans need to ask themselves amid all this misinformation is whos really threatening whom. In 1953, the CIA toppled the democratically elected prime minister of Iran, Mohammad Mossadeq, in Operation Ajax, and installed the Shah, a brutal monarch whose crimes were overlooked because of his willingness to inexpensively sell Iranian oil to the West. After the Iranian revolution of round of sanctions on Iran in an act of economic aggression. And starting in 1980, the U.S. provided weapons and resources to the Iraqi government for a bloody eight-year war with Iran aimed at toppling the Islamic Republic. The entirety of DiMatteos ar ticle focuses on Irans alleged ir rationality and the danger it poses to Israel and the U.S. The characterization of state leaders who resist Western imperialism as insane and irrational actors has been a tried-and-true tactic for the U.S. to build support for its own aggressive foreign policy. In actuality, many military and intelligence are staunchly opposed to war with Iran and view its government as a very rational regime, according to former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan. Weve heard an eerily similar story before regarding so-called crazy dictators and their willingness to use nuclear weapons on Israel and other U.S. allies. Remember that in 2003, we were told that Saddam Hussein actually possessed weapons of mass destruction and that he was ready to use them in a military strike. Those fabrications by the Bush administration led the U.S. into the second-longest war in American history and left more than a million Iraqis and more than 4,800 American soldiers dead. Lets not let the Obama administration lead us into the same quagmire. When you cut through the B.S. and look at the facts, the only unreasonable fundamentalists are the warhawks in Benjamin Netanyahus regime pushing for another irrational war in the Middle East. Dave Schneider and Cassia Laham are organizers with Students for a Democratic Society.Iranian threat to Israel is misrepresented Column Dave Schneider Cassia LahamSpeaking Out Declaration of Independence backs peoples right to lifeGuest columnAustin SwinkSpeaking Out

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theAvenue THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/THE_AVENUE emma's revolution brings back folk protesting: Folk music, with a protest twist, is making a comeback. Read about emma's revolution on page 12.Gifthorse is a store with a conscious: Buy sensible merchandise at Gifthorse, a shop with an artistic twist. Find out more on page 9. The mtvU Woodie Awards air on March Find out who's nominated on page 12. DIANA LOPEZAvenue WriterBQ&A with Laidback LukeQ: You have a large fan base, especially on Twitter. What are some of the greatest tweets youve gotten? Or any memorable tweets in general? Q: You were born in the Philippines but raised in the Netherlands. What do you consider yourself culturally? What languages do you speak? Q: What can you not travel without? Q: In a recording studio, which instrument best represents your personality? Q: I really like your new club concept of Super You & Me. What inspired it? Q: Which superheroes have you dressed as? Have there been any fan costumes that stand out in your memory? the Ultra Music Festival in Miami? Are you excited to be there this year? walking off stage after a performance? Q: Do you have any preshow rituals? Q: How did you switch from being a known DJ? Q: Are there any projects that youre looking forward to starting when youre done touring? Photo courtesy of Ibiza SpotlightLaidback Luke, or Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen, will be in town on March 27. Laidback Luke brings Speak Up tour to Gainesville music

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RACHEL CROSBYAvenue WriterOn a corner of North Main ALLIGATORRachel Crosby / AlligatorFind TOMS sneakers and other morally sound products at Gifthorse. Support local designers and bigger companies that showcase high ethical standards. Visit Gifthorse on North Main Street for a unique experience Shop sells ethical wares

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More than a third of freshmen will change majors. RAKSHEEN AYAZAvenue Writer I went through a lot of majors thinking I knew what I wanted to do based on advice that my parents gave me when growing up.Claire RiceUF sophomore KIERA WRIGHT-RUIZAvenue Writer He was tired of starting from Flacos brought Cuban food as a family affair to Gainesville restaurantsALLIGATOR Kiera Wright-Ruis / AlligatorThe family of Flacos made cooking good food a family tradition from Miami to Gainesville. Time to make a tough decision and choose your major

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 11 NICOLE LA HOZAvenue WriterBefore, there was caroling about the number 12. Today, theres camping on the North Lawn for 12 hours. Its all for the sake of cancer research. From noon to midnight Friday, UFs student improvisation troupe Theatre Strike Force is hosting its seventh annual 12 Hours of Improv event. About 80 active TSF members put together 30 teams to put on a 12-hour improv show to raise money for Relay for Life. The event is free and takes place in Orange & Brew. 12 Hours ends with a two-hour Gator Nights show. While theres no entry fee, donation jars will be located at each table, as well as a large bin on the Orange & Brew stage. TSF Philanthropy Chair Jessica Sheldon said each of the 30 small teams decides what it wants to do during its time slot. 12 Hours includes regularly cast TSF members, shortand long-form improv and sketch comedy throughout the day. It obviously makes us feel good doing something for the community besides improv, Sheldon said. But in the spring, when were doing all these fundraisers for Relay, everyones working toward one main goal. The TSF Relay team has raised nearly $4,500 through its teams fundraisers so far this year, Sheldon said. Date Auction, an event that auctions off members, brings in the most money. However, 12 Hours is TSFs biggest event. TSF President Liz Anderson hopes the club breaks $1,000 in donations tomorrow. The team earned $682 at last years event. Weve gotten close but never made it past the thousand mark, she said. After a TSF member showed interest in starting a Relay for Life team years ago, Anderson said the club found out it was a simple way for members to bond and raise as much money as possible for the American Cancer Society. It doubled as being a great cause and great way to bring the club together, Anderson said. Even for the most experienced TSF members, 12 hours of nonstop comedy brings exhaustion and sometimes the need to pull random stunts. Last year, members took audience requests, seldom refusing what they asked. That included people taking off clothes. Anderson wants to get that vibe back for Fridays event but without the scandal. You never know, she said. Its improv. Anything happens.Watch Theatre Strike Force perform 12 hours of improv

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ERICA A. HERNANDEZAvenue WriterThe 8th annual mtvU Woodie Awards will take over the South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference in Austin, of the mtvU Woodie Awards, the name stems from a tradition that started at a record label where the label would try ion of more than just judges. Anyone can vote for the nominee they believe should win each Woodie. website. This year, there will be a new category added to the list of awards. Woodie of the Year, Breaking Woodie and Best Video Woodie will all be awarded as usual, but there will This Woodie was added to the list in an effort to recognize artists who are bringing a new fan base to electronic dance music. right now. For us to not acknowledge itwould be a huge mistake for us, Conte said of mtvUs decision to add the award. The nominees include Avicii, Benny Benassi and Martin Solveig. Included in the list is Steve Aoki, nominated for bling. Were at a really interesting time for has been around for a very long time. Also nominated for a Woodie is Best Coast. The indie-rock band from California is nominated for Best Video Woodie of the Year. like M83 and Gotye for the award. The video was directed why she agreed to Barrymores vision so easily, though she also said that the heartbreaking ending to the music video Award. This Woodie is awarded to the best emerging artegory for sure. There are so many bigger artists in there, Nicholas Petricca, lead singer of Walk the Moon. Walk the Moon is currently touring with Young the Giant, but Petricca said the band is excited to attend the for the second year in a row. urged. For more information, or to vote, visit www.mtv.com/ ontv/woodieawards/2012/. KENDRICK BROWNAvenue WriterFolk music became a generations voice of eras in American history. Though the genre has Enter emmas revolution. ternationally renowned act because of its songs while receiving critical acclaim from folk music legends like Pete Seeger. Their knack for using humor to attract attenhonor of working with Pat and Sandy over the and organic and their innate artistic senwith intelligence, wit, grace, subtlety and humor. This mix of qualities has given the duos mutary of grassroots movements. grams, like The Thom Hartmann Show, that dislutions music essential to the movements of the day. emmas revolution delivers with each new alactivist today. Youll become an instant fan just like I did. The unit has been sought out to bring its murea, Festival of Politics in Scotland, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, the UN World Environment Palestine, Nicaragua and Cuba. The duos constantly hectic tour schedule of more than 200 concerts a year is due as much as it is the inclination to dance that its music inren. Political activist Emma Goldmans declarayour revolution, has served as the slogan by which emmas revolution has delivered its music, ensuring that listeners are having a good time while remaining socially conscious. available in advance for $12 at the Civic Media Center, online at www.emmasrevolution.com and $15 at the door. 12, ALLIGATOR Photo courtesy of Irene Young and emmas revolutionVisit the Civic Media Center on Sunday to listen to Revolutions Per Minute, the latest album from emmas revolution. emmas revolution brings folk music back to social protest MtvU Woodie Awards expand with festival status and new categoriesLana Del Rey, Gotye among nominees music

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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! 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Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 3-19-11-50-2 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 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 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-27-12-20-2 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. $900/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 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 Beautiful 2-story house. 2.5 miles from UF. 5BR/2.5BA 2400sq.ft. on large treed lot. Very quiet neighbrhd. H/W & tile floors, ceiling fans, W/D, ref, stove, dishwasher. $1600/mo & security deposit. 727-686-1404 3-20-125-2 3 Bed House $795/mo available now & Aug. Central AC, wooden floors, w/d hook-ups, and a vintage style walking distance to campus and downtown. University Ave & NW 8th st area. By Leo 706 Call now! 352-226-3535, 813-347-9379 3-27-12-10-2 ***WALK OR BIKE TO UF ***3/2 vintage home or 2/2 apt includes parking, available August 2012. Call Carolyn 352538-3556 or email alligatoralley@cox.net 4-10-12-20-2 2BR/2.5BA LUXURY CONDO1/2 mile from campus. On busline. Free internet. W/D, clubhouse. $825/mo. Call 352332-8841 3-27-12-10-2 -----------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 3-20-12-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND.

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14, ALLIGATOR DONT WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE ADLast spring semester paper published on April 25th.CALL TODAY!!!orPLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG Short-term sublease until (now-July) Hunters Crossing complex (NW G'ville Millhopper) 2BR/2FB + Den, patio, cathedral ceilings, walk in closets, W/D connect (rentals available), garage optional, townhouse style, (separate entrance) exercise gym, pool, hot tub, sauna, racquet ball-basketball-tennis courts, sand volleyball, playground! Pets allowed (2 pet maximum). No limit on size of pets. $911 saving $239 (regular lease amount is $1,150). www.hunterscrossing.com for pictures; 352-262-5899 or sisterkatrina@yahoo 3-19-12-4-3 University House Summer Sublease $550/mo 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/3BA All inclusive and fully furnished 6 blocks to UF Contact 941-286-8316 3-19-4-3 LIVE ACROSS FROM CAMPUS $770 bus line, ample parking, carpet, 3br/2ba, pool, 24hr maint, quiet neighbors, WD hookup, pets OK jaesonaeolis@gmail.com; 352 274 7481 3-16-12-3-3 Two bedroom two bath apartment available for sublease available on April 1 2012 at Stoneridge Apartments For information call Carlos 954-732-3962 or Jorge 954-594-9878 3-23-12-5-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 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 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $379/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more beautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 4-1112-20-4 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 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

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ALLIGATOR CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 94 FORD TAURUS $900 98 DODGE AVENGER $1500 96 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 96 TOYOTA CAMRY $1999 97 MITS MIRAGE $2500 98 NISSAN ALTIMA $2500 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 01 DODGE NEON $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 95 CHEVY BLAZER $2999 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 02 KIA RIO $3500 00 HONDA ACCORD $3999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 01 NISSAN ALTIMA $6999 04 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 04 HONDA ACCORD $7999 04 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 02 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 01 TOYOTA SOLARA $7999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 06 SATURN ION $11,999 07 FORD MUSTANG $12,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 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 responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. 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 3-23-12-74-13 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 ProductionThe 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. 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 3-19-30-14Sales 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

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16, ALLIGATOR 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 !!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 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 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 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 Clerical help wanted $10/hr. Mostly online typing. Basic computer competency required. A little phone. Work from home. Email excusa.moi@gmail.com Leave msg 352-3568870 Will get back to you. 3-16-5-14 NEED URGENT HELP WITH COLLECTING PETITIONS SIGNATURES. CALL DAVID AT 386-517-3950 FOR RATES. 3-15-11-4-14 Retired Professor seeking part-time secretary. Call 352-335-3843 3-16-11-5-14 FUN SUMMER JOB ON CAMPUS Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing UF students to help with meal plan sales from May August on UF campus. Approx. 20 hrs a week, $10/hr plus cash bonuses, flexible hours and evenings plus free meals! Must enjoy interacting with others in a professional manner and have a positive attitude. Retail, customer service or volunteer experiences a plus. Apply online at www.gatordining.com 3-16-4-14 Need Live In Caregiver for elderly man in SW Gainesville. Must be able to pass a back ground check (no criminal history) and a drug screen. Compensation: Room/board, small salary, paid vacation, most weekends and evenings off, and other negotiable compensation. Call: 352-226-5265 3-19-12-5-14 Weight Loss Sales Consultant Both part and full time positions available. Extremely satisfying and fulfilling dream job in a vibrant and uplifting environment helping people get healthy. Please e-mail resume to chrissie.admin@emetabolic.com 3-16-12-3-14 Seeking a personal assistant.i.e., miscellaneous errands, phone calls, resolving minor issues, mailings, bill payment and general organizing.You will be paid $550/week send your resume to :lin.da2@aol.com 786-5193572 3-27-12-10-14 Andrea is leaving to get married. Busy law firm seeks F/T admin/legal assistant. Dependable w/great typing and proofreading skills. Exp. w/ Word & Excel. Spanish speaking a plus! Pay DOE. Send resume to carrillolawoffice@gmail.com 3-27-10-14 Sedentary adults needed to participate in a study conducted by the UF Get Up and Go Initiative assessing the accuracy & ease of use of an advanced pedometer. COMPENSATION provided! Call 336-4063706 or email fitbit10000@gmail.com 3-238-14 FISH LOVERS WANTED! Excellent sales opportunity for someone who loves tropical fish and likes to work with people. Training program, advancement possibilities, flexible hours. Work in a clean modern store with great people. Bring resume with references to Aquatropics, 2100 SW34th Street,Gainesville. 3-22-12-7-14 WAITPERSONSEvenings & weekends. Experienced & friendly. Apply in person, NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW 75th St. 3-20-12-5-14 Students needed for part-time sales, $10$12/hr., no experience required, flexible schedules, must have good communication skills, located in Creekside Mall, call Mike 352-533-2201 3-27-10-14 Do you want to quit smoking? We are currently recruiting smokers between the ages of 18 and 60 for a smoking cessation study. Please contact the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or smokeclinic@gmail.com for further details. 3-27-10-14 Volunteer for Money Participants needed for one-hour focus group. Must be 18 years or older and attend UF. We want your perspective on mental health. Completely CONFIDENTIAL. Will receive $20 UF Bookstore gift card and free pizza. Email GatorWellProjects@mail.ufl. edu with subject line Focus Group Volunteer. 3-30-12-14 Programmer Needed Dilinky, Inc. is looking for an individual to create and program a website. Contact Us at Help@Dilinky.com. 3-23-5-14 Info Tech, Inc. Info Tech, Inc. is a market 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 Marketing Project Manager wanted for Gainesville web design company. Web design/marketing experience required. Email resume to hr@352media.com. 3-23-127-14 One serious hardworking and trustworthy UF student. Gen or const help, exp w/electrical & plumbing, carpentry, chainsaw & heavy lifting. Familiar w/ Sketchup or AutoCAD. PT flex hrs. $7.50/hr. 327-2931 or 376-6183 3-19-12-3-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. 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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG More Content OnlineFloridas softball team and womens tennis team were both in action Wednesday. For full stories on how they did, please visit alligatorSports.org. alligatorSports NCAA Tournament PodcastCheck alligatorSports.org and your iTunes feed later today for our podcast previewing Floridas trip to Omaha. Neb., for the start of the NCAA Tournament on Friday against Virginia. as Florida defeated Stony Brook 17-4 Janine Hillier was held scoreless. See story online at alligatorSports.org. David Carr / AlligatorFreshman guard Brad Beal has led UF in scoring (15.1 points per game) and rebounding (7.2 per game) during the second half of the season. JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer Five months ago, by his own admission, Brad Beal was comfortable with deferring to the rest of the Gators veteran guards after four years of carrying the scoring load in high school. But he is now a different kind of freshman than the November. Now I have a team that you can throw the ball to Pat (Young) and get 20 any night or Kenny (Boynton), about anybody on our team can score the ball, so it is Though he was one of Billy Donovans highestrated recruits in recent memory, Beal said he didnt who comes in thinking he owns a team. As the Gators lost teammates to injury, and defeats more out of the 6-foot-3 guard. When Will Yeguete ing his manners as much around his teammates. In the second half of the season, Beal has led No. Friday in Omaha, Neb., against 10th-seeded Virginia, Beal enjoyed a stellar Southeastern Conference Tour For his efforts, Beal made the SEC All-Tournament Beal taking charge of Gators before tourney TOM GREENAlligator Staff Writer Mike Gillislee no longer has to work his way out of the shadows of Chris Rainey and With the Gators former running back tandem focusing on careers away from Gators. Mike Gillislee is not a very vocal guy but is going to be a yeoman, work hard, That blue-collar, working-mans ethic is something Florida will need entering the 2012 season the nation in rushing offense, and eighth in the Southeastern Conference by averaging a Gillislee was Floridas third-leading two scores while battling for time behind in the middle of the season. load as Floridas featured backs, the Gators rushing attack was often limited to outside suited for breaking runs to the outside and Gillislee tops depth chart after Demps, Rainey depart BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Taylor Gushue has come a long way since That was 19 days ago, but things tend to cember, he graduated from Calvary Christian Academy in Fort Lauderdale. One month later, he was enrolled at UF, balancing the onset Brought in as a catcher, the 6-foot-2, ignated hitter or as occasional relief for junior catcher and 2011 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Mike Zunino. But on Feb. Freshman Gushue excelling for UF despite position switchBaASEbaBALLSEE FOOTbaBALL, Pa A GE 20 SEE HOOPS, Pa A GE 18 SEE BaASEbaBALL, Pa A GE 18 [Coach Donovan] said its time to stop trying to not step on everybodys toes, he said its time to become more of a leader and start pushing guys to get better.Brad BealUF freshman guardMuschamp

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Team a week after becoming the Gators son. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator. org.Gushue proving to be clutch hitter BASEBAALL, from page 17ALLIGATOR David Carr / AAlligatorFreshman Taylor Gushue is hitting .308 with four homers and 12 HOOPS, from page 17Beal earns recognition for standout year as freshman I have no answer. Everything he does is just kind of surprising, to be honest with you. Its just a remarkable story. Kevin OSullivanUF baseball coach

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letting the duo try to outrun defenders. Combined with the implementation of a new offense under Muschamp and then-offensive coordinator Charlie Weis, this hampered UFs options in the run game. It also limited Gillislees time carries per game. We tried to get Mike involved in some games, but what was hard at times, espeeverything changing was being able to have an inside running package, but also an outwhat we were doing with the other guys, Muschamp said. I feel like if we were further along with what we were doing, we wouldve been able to do that, but we certainly were not at the time. Early in the year, we probably shoulda, coulda, woulda gotten him more involved. As UF attempts to add more inside runs and the power running game it lacked last Gillislee will see an expanded role, leading a trio of larger running backs that includes little-used redshirt sophomore Mack Brown and incoming freshman Matt Jones. You tailor things around what they do best, obviously, and the guys we got coming in are a lot like those guys, Muschamp said. Theyre bigger backs that run the ball north and south and get downhill in the running game. Kickoff rules change: The NCAA last month approved of a proposed rules change for kickoffs, moving the ball up and moving touchbacks from The change is designed to increase touchbacks and cut back on injuries on kickoff collisions, but Muschamp doesnt think the change will have the desired effect. The takeoffs dont matter, Muschamp said. This rule committee collisions ter. Do I make sense? I mean, cmon. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Ohio States Samantha Prahalis could be playing for Florida right now. Year had the Gators listed as one of her top four schools and even visited UF during her recruitment. However, despite what coach Amanda Butler described as a good visit, Prahalis ultimately decided to join the Buckeyes. At that time, she was a little more sure that Ohio State was going to be able to do things in the postseason than Florida, Butler said. Its a bit ironic that wed be meeting now. Prahalis will face Butler and UF for Tournament on Sunday. The ninth-seeded Gators will try to minimize the impact of the eighthseeded Buckeyes senior point guard, but it wont be easy. Prahalis led the Big Ten with 6.4 assists per game this season and her 898 career dimes are the highest total in conference history. In addition to her skills as a distributor, Prahalis can also be effective as a scorer. She ranks second in the Big Ten trailing only her teammate Tayler Hill, Redshirt senior guard Jordan Jones is impressed with Prahalis game after ted to watching some highlight videos Tube. where she kind of tries to make people a big challenge for the guards, and not just the guards, but were going to need the post help, too. Theres going to be times where she beats us. When it comes to facing a top-notch playmaker like Prahalis, UF has per formed well on multiple occasions. Florida held Hampton point guard Jericka Jenkins, who ranks second natio, to one dime and seven giveaways UF also held Southeastern Confer ence Player of the Year Adia Mathies to two points on It seems like every team who has a best player, aside tucky game, we usually do a good job on them and limiting their touches, Jones said. Even if the Gators manage to slow down Prahalis, they still have to worry about Hill, as well as the rest of the Buckeyes. season, but OSU is also the highestWe cant just think that if we slow [Prahalis and Hill] down, the other players arent going to step up, Jones said. Its still Ohio State. All of those girls were recruited there for a reason. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@ alligator.org. ALLIGATOR Jones UF CommunicationsAfter averaging just 5.1 carries per game last season, running back Mike Gillislee is in line for more work in 2012. Gators familiar with star Buckeyes point guardRB averaged just 5.1 carries in FOOTBALL,from page 17