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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 123 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Florida coach Billy Donovan reminded his team of last seasons loss to Butler before Thursdays Sweet 16 win. See story, page 13. 82 /62 GATORS WON 68-58. MATT WATTS Alligator Staff Writer PHOENIX Marquette slapped, pushed and attempted to manhandle Florida; Florida defended, frustrated and outhustled Marquette. In the end, hustle and defense won. The No. 7 seed Gators (26-10) have played their way into a second straight berth in the Elite Eight after defeating the third-seeded Golden Eagles (27-8) 68-58 on Thursday night in Phoenix. Florida advances to play No. 4 seed Louisville on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. for a chance to make a trip to the Final Four. In the buildup to the game, Marquette forward and Big East Player of the Year Jae Crowder questioned UFs ability on the defensive end, and that proved to be a mistake. Florida allowed an average of ment wins against Virginia and Norfolk State, and the team continued its defensive dominance against a high-scoring, fast-paced Marquette squad. The Gators held the Golden Eagles to 30 points on 31.4 percent total just one point more than their season-low of 57 on 30.8 percent shooting. We knew we could defend these guys because they werent recreating the wheel when it came to offense, Patric Young said. We knew we could stop these guys and it wasnt like they were a high-organized offense that could just run their stuff around us. We knew what we could do; Id rather them think we cant guard them so theyre surprised. establish a quick 9-4 lead with a sig attributes that made the Golden Eagles a savvy Final Four pick even before Missouri and Michigan State were upset. We were a little nervous, Young said. When you know whats on the line, its one-and-done if you cant come away the victory, you get kind of nervous because theres so much pressure on you. Marquette held close throughout Fraternity reinstated after being shut down for hazingPi Kappa Phi is returning to UF after a four-year ban, pg 5. Darts and LaurelsThe Editorial Board takes a look back at the week, pg 6. UF art student chosen to paint life-sized horses for charity auctionAuction is expected to make about $250K, pg. 4. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 8 CROSSWORD 19 SPORTS 13 SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterSaturday Night Lives Weekend Update anchor and head writer Seth Meyers performed standup at UF Thursday night and made jokes at the Student Bodys expense. Meyers spoke to an audience of about 3,100 in the Stephen C. OConnell Center at the event sponsored by Accent Speakers Bureau and Jewish Awareness Month. A line spanned the sidewalk from Gate 1 to Gate 2 at 6 p.m. An hour later, it stretched to Stadium Road. The show began at 8 p.m. Cassidy Howell and Lauren Bawer said they and a group of six friends took twohour shifts waiting in line since noon. We absolutely love SNL, said Howell, an 18-year-old anthropology freshman. Bawer, a 19-year-old applied physiology and kinesiology freshman, said she and some of her friends are obsessed with the show and Meyers in particular. I thought thered be more people here, Bawer said. Accent paid an agency representing Meyers $50,000 for the appearance, said chairman Corey Portney. Although the event was billed as a combination event hosted by Accent and Jewish Awareness Month, Meyers said he is not Jewish after an audience member asked. I think this is as bad as Jewish Awareness Month could go, Meyers later joked. Who were your speakers? Oh, Seth Meyers and Mel Gibson.SNL anchor Seth Meyers drew about 3,100 to OConnell CenterSEE MEYERS, PAGE 4Meyers Florida runs through Marquette, reaches Elite Eight AP Photo ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff WriterUF withdrew its proposal Thursday for an undergraduate enhancement fee after the Florida Board of Governors voted against the measure Wednesday. The fee, which would have cost undergraduates $6.76 per credit hour, was meant to supplement graduate assistant stipends. The stipends increased 3 percent last year, but graduate assistant fees were also raised 16 percent. Only one board member voted in favor of the undergraduate enhancement fee. During the 2010-11 academic year, UF employed about 1,500 graduate assistants who taught one-third of undergraduate classes. UF President Bernie Machen told UFs Board of Trustees in December that adding the fee would be an investment in the futures of both the undergraduate and graduate programs. So far, theres no word on whether UF will seek another way to supplement stipends or replace the fee. We have no further plans at this point, UF spokesman Steve Orlando said. The Board of Governors also commended UF and Florida State University for leading the state in their efforts to identify and prevent hazing. UF and FSU are currently the only schools in the State University System that provide professional staff training in hazing prevention strategies, according to information from the Board of Governors. FSU is the only university with a dedicated anti-hazing website. Contact Erin Jester at ejester@alligator.org.Proposed fee withdrawnON CAMPUS SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 We have no further plans at this point.UF spokesman


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 123 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?Celtic Crossroads Today, 7:30 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Witness the rhythms and choreography of Celtic Crossroads. Members of Celtic Crossroads will create a fresh perspective of Celtic art and culture, paying homage to traditional Irish music while incorporating 21st-century representations. Student tickets are $12. Visit www.performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. GatorNights presents magician Mat Franco Today, 9:30 p.m. Reitz Union Rion Ballroom Giddy Up Gators 5K Saturday, 8 a.m. Flavet Field The Student Occupational Therapy Association will host its annual 5K run-and-walk to raise money for the organization HOrses helping PEople (HOPE). HOPE is a nonprofit organization that uses equine assistance therapy to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities. Register online at www.bit.ly/GiddyUp5K by March 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. For more information, visit Facebook: Giddy Up Gators 5K. Milton Marathon Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Rogers 110 Join James Newlins Authoring the Self in 17th Century British Literature students as they present their creative inter pretations of John Miltons Paradise Lost through a daylong reading. Short Stack for a Tall Cause Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Applebees on Northwest 13th Street For $7 enjoy a pancake breakfast at Applebees prepared and served by members of Gainesvilles Downtown Rotary Club. Proceeds support the clubs Law Enforcement Recognition Awards, made monthly to Gainesville Police Department officers and Alachua County Sheriffs deputies. A portion of proceeds will also go to the Pathways to Persistence club for GED 5K fundraiser to benefit the VetMed chapter of Project HEAL. Register in advance online at www.active.com for $15 or on race day for $20. Walkers are welcome. Peking Acrobats Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts from Peking Acrobats will per form stunts. The troupe will share its nations 2,000-yearold spectacle. Student tickets are $12. Visit www.performingarts.ufl.edu for more infor mation. China Blue screening Monday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Civic Media Center, 433 S Main St. China Blue is a documentary that takes viewers inside a blue jeans factory in southern China, where teen workers struggle to survive harsh working conditions. Providing perspectives from both the top and bottom levels of the factorys hierarchy, the film addresses the complex issues of globalization on a human level. 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. graduates now at Santa Fe College. Running for Water 5K Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Boulware Springs Park UFs Delta Delta Delta sorority, Womens Student Association and Recurso will host the third annual Running For Water 5K walk/race to build water wells in south Sudan. Go to www.runningforwateruf. com to register, donate and find out more information. Registration is $16. Second Annual Quidditch Swamp Cup Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come watch the Florida Quidditch team defend its second-place spot in the World Title against teams including Florida State University and the University of South Florida. Admission is free. College of Pharmacy Literacy Carnival Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Flavet Field The carnival will promote literacy to the children of Gainesville through minigames. There will be free pizza, snow cones, a bounce house and a large slide. Star Gazing at Dudley Farm Saturday, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. 18730 West Newberry Rd. The Alachua County Astronomy Club will explain the planets, nebulas, constellations and clusters with high-powered telescopes and assist and direct viewings. For more information, call 352-472-1142 or visit www. friendsofdudleyfarm.org. 5K to HEAL Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Park-N-ride lot across from Southwest Recreation Center Put your New Years resolutions to the test in this THUNDER STORMS 82/62 THUNDER STORMS 85/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/55 SUNNY 83/55 SUNNY 85/57 TUESDAY MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY




HE SAID HE WAS INSPIRED BY ITALIAN FUTURISM. SUZETTE COOKAlligator Contributing WriterJay Rosen was listening to Frank Zappa his living room last summer. First it was Zappa, then it was Miles ing at a serious art show. two years. 4, ALLIGATOR David Carr / Alligator StaffSeth Meyers performs at the Stephen C. OConnell Center on Thursday night. Suzette Cook / AlligatorArt student Jay Rosen, 21, hopes his horse art Iris will earn thousands at the Horse Fever auction to be held at Live Oak Plantation in Ocala tonight. Rosen is one of 27 UF art student chosen to paint life-size horses for charity auctionAccent paid $50,000 for Meyers appearance Awareness Month. Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@alligator.org. MEYERS, from page 1 LUISA BOLIVARAlligator Contributing Writer Relay For Life could move outside next year due to growthEvent is usually held in the OConnell Center According to a study, college students put on 6 to 9 pounds during their freshman year because of beer drinking and lack of physical activity which means the rest of your freshman 15 is probably a baby.Seth Meyerscomedian


SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterAbout 20 people were pied in the face Thursday night, and it was all for the kids. Dance Marathon hosted a kickoff celebration on Flavet Field Thursday evening. Attendees paid for two hours worth of dinner, music and shoving pie in peoples faces. Dance Marathon staff sold about 1,000 tickets, and all proceeds will be added to the annual events donations, said spokesman Eden Joyner. Dance Marathon at UF raises money for the Childrens Miracle Network at Shands Hospital. Par ticipants ask for donations, and they stand for 26.2 hours. This year, participants will stand from 11:48 a.m. on March 31 to 2:08 p.m on April 1 at the Stephen C. OConnell Center, said Joyner, a 22-year-old public relations and political science senior. Garrett Chappell, a 20-year-old advertising junior, was pied in the face by Brandon Corsentino, a 20-year-old marketing sophomore. Corsentino works on the Dance Marathon marketing team under Chappell, the marketing director. I do it all for the kids, Chappell said. The kickoff was supposed to end with Overall Director Alex Spratt lighting a 2-and-a-half foot tall electronic candle. However, Joyner said that because people left and the sky was still light, the candle will be lit at the opening ceremonies March 31. Spratt spoke to the crowd about when a child leaves the hospital and cuts off his or her hospital band. Attendees were given bands to to wear until Dance Marathon. junior Lindsay Taylor, a community events captain, said she will keep her band on throughout Dance Marathon. children go through while theyre in the hospital, she said. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org. FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5Haley Stracher / Alligator StaffBrandon Corsentino, a 20-year-old marketing sophomore, pies Garrett Chappell, a 20-year-old advertising junior, at the Dance Marathon kickoff event on Flavet Field on Thursday. Organizers sell 1,000 tickets at Dance Marathon eventON C AMPUS BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Writer Gainesville still has an unemployment rate of 7.4 percent. To combat that statistic, a UF club has organized a job fair to help put unemployed adults back into the workforce. The UF chapter of Students in Free Enterprise will host a free job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Innovation and Economic Development, located at 530 W University Ave. Travis Wright, project manager for the club, said the job fair, which will include resume critiques, practice interviews and legal advice, was set up because students felt drawn to helping others succeed in the job market students who will hit the same market soon enough. In 2009, the unemployment rate in Gainesville was 6.6 percent. In 2008, it was 4.1 percent. In 2007, it was 2.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate in February 2012 was 7.4 percent for the city. When people go back into the workforce, they are helping themselves, and they are helping the community as a whole, said Wright, a 19-yearomore. In college, we have so many resources to pull from. This event is for people who havent worked in a few years and dont really know how to get back into the workplace. Mayor Craig Lowe and Joe Johnson, director of business ser vices for Florida Works, will be at the fair to talk about the job market in the city. Lowe will talk with participants about unemployment in the city, Wright said. Johnson will talk about Florida Works and give interviewing tips. Some people are at a crossroads, Johnson said. They are at a job and dont know what to do. We are here to help them. He said he is happy to see students reach out to their community, even though some students feel like Gainesville is a temporary home. When you get the students that UF students are involved in the community, he said. The resume opens the door, but the interviews close it on the way out, Johnson said. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@ alligator.org.Students to host job fair to help residents overcome unemployment JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterPi Kappa Phi is back. The fraternity is returning to UF after its Alpha Epsilon chapter received a fouryear ban for hazing in 2008. Staff from its April 6 to recruit new members. The chapter wants to build a base of 30 to 50 upperclassmen so it has leadership going into fall, said national Director of Expansion Tyler Johansson. Then, Pi Kappa Phi will join the Inter fraternity Council and participate in rush. This time around, were going to recruit the guys that we know want to be different, Johansson said. We want them to challenge the fraternity stereotype that you see in pop culture. Ryan Montgomery, a 19-year-old psychology freshman, accepted one of the two bids extended so far. His dad was a member of the fraternity at UF in the s, but the service aspect of the fraternity is what attracted Montgomery. Pi Kappa Phis philanthropy, called Push America, supports people with disabilities. Montgomery hopes to help lead the chapter in the fall. Hell be a sophomore recruiting freshmen, which he said could build stronger bonds. The age gap doesnt make me feel like Im [an] elder and I deserve more, he said. I want to see everyone as equals in this fraternity.Fraternity reinstated after being shut down for hazing CERTIFIED HYPNOTIST RECIEVES DOZENS OF CALLS EACH WEEK. CODY NED ROMANOAlligator Contributing Writer To help UF students overcome stress, Car ol Perrine hypnotizes them. Your mind is like a blank Microsoft Word document, she said to an audience at a public library in downtown Gainesville this week. You can impress upon it anything you want. ens of calls from students and Gainesville residents every week. One recent caller, a student in UFs College of Dentistry, wanted help overcoming a phobia that caused her to faint every time she saw sharp dental tools. After a few sessions with Perrine, the student was able to perform Part of the demand for hypnotherapy may be due to the fact that levels of stress and anxiety among students reached an all-time high this year. In January, the University of California, Los Angeles, published a study revealing that about half of all college students felt dissatistime, students reported feeling more pressure to succeed in school. I feel like I barely have time to go to classHarris-Parks, a 22-year-old anthropology and geology senior. Perrine, 57, alleviates stress through workshops and personal hypnosis sessions. Perrine, who has a bachelors degree in psychology from UF, used metaphors to juxtapose conscious and unconscious thought during her library lecture. When the mind wasnt a Word document, it was a piece of software, ripe for hacking, or a double-decker bus, driven by consciousness. Understanding secret desires of the brain and staying optimistic are keys to changing deep-rooted behaviors, thoughts and feelings, she explained. At the end of her session, Perrine instructed audience members to close their eyes and breathe deeply, in unison, for a few minutes. Then the hypnotist started her customary countdown to reality. Four. Three. Two. One. Don Heller, 67, opened his eyes and blinked a few times. Almost didnt want to come back, he said, grinning.Stressed students turn to hypnosis This time around, were going to recruit the guys that we know want to be different.Tyler JohanssonDirector of ExpansionLowe


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. EditorialFRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Have you ever been hypnotized? Thursdays question: Has your credit card ever been stolen? 54 TOTAL VOTES30% YES 70% NOThis week marks the beginning of spring and all its pollen, allergies and random afternoon thunderstorms. Spring is natures way of screwing with us. Luckily, with advances in modern medicine and sciand get on with our lives, which brings us to this weeks ifyou-havent-gotten-sick-yet-this-semester-you-probablywill edition of...Darts & LaurelsThis week, well start off by throwing a few darts and end with some more pleasant laurel-giving. First, we throw a contrary-to-any-implication-I-didntdo-it-I-counseled-Jason-not-to-do-it-he-agreed-I-thoughtI-acted-very-responsibly DART at the 56 senators in Student Government who voted to approve Katie Waldman for chairwoman of the allocations committee. Apparently, repeating the same phrase over and over is enough to convince people that unethical actions are suddenly acceptable. ethical-and-what-is-legal DART to former Unite Party spokeswoman Christina Bonarrigo. After Tuesdays senate meeting, Bonarrigo told the Alligator there was nothing wrong with Waldman remaining silent about Tiemeier throwing away newspapers. Of course, its not illegal to refrain from reporting a crime. However, saying that its ethical to withhold information shows her completely distorted worldview. Press Law Center that the Alligator fabricated the story about Tiemeier throwing away newspapers. One would think that Waldman, the vice chairwoman bring forth information about the incident if she knew who was involved. Instead, Waldman remained silent. How is that not unethical? For some good news, we give a make-it-stop LAUREL to the Florida Board of Governors committee that rejected a proposed undergraduate enhancement fee that would have added 5 percent to the total cost of undergraduate tuition. Although this fee might have been blocked, it does not mean that the cost of attendance will not increase. Keep your eyes peeled for more news about this issue. We also would like to give a good-luck-in-the-Big-Apple LAUREL to Tim Tebow, who will likely be playing for were hoping he would come back to Florida, but dont be surprised to see more Jets jerseys around Gainesville. Have a fun and safe weekend, and be sure to check back UWireSoldier should be punished for murdersDisbelief and outrage quickly spread across Afghanistan as well as in the U.S. last week when Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales went on a vicious killing spree that resulted in the deaths of 16 Afghan civilians. Both nations were left wondering what led to this deadly outburst from an active member of the U.S. military. A great deal of controversy quickly surrounded the issue. Some condemn the soldier for his crime and demand punishment. Others blame post-traumatic stress disorder, among other mental conditions, and claim he is not at fault. Despite the raging debate among the public, I believe Bales deserves punishment for the crimes he committed. The events occurred on March 11, when Bales allegedly snuck off his post in the middle of the night and moved from house to house, shooting and burning inwere children. He then returned to his post and turned serious. According to The Associated Press, the Afghan militia called the attack a blood-soaked and inhumane crime and the attacker representative of sick-minded American savages. The Taliban vowed to seek revenge for every single victim with the help of Allah. There threats of retaliation against Bales family, and many people fear for his neighborhood in Bonney Lake. Additionally, the slayings, which are collectively said to be among the worst atrocities committed by U.S. forces during the Afghan war, happened amid the deepening public outrage prompted by last months Quran burnings. Contributing to the growing distrust between Afghans and U.S. forces, this recent incident ability to accomplish its mission in Afghanistan. Despite the disturbing nature of his crime and the severe reper cussions the entire nation will feel because of his attack, many argue that Bales cannot be blamed for what he did. They speculate he may have suffered from PTSD and his 11-year Army career had stalled with a missed the same pressures and stress that Bales felt, and none of them intentionally shot and killed more than a dozen innocent civilians. All of these courageous citizens dedicated their lives to serving their country by their own the U.S. military is soiled by another soldiers devastating decision. enemy who wears no uniforms and hides among civilians to use them as shields. I have not endured multiple war while the ability to really see any success evades me. I have not walked in Robert Bales shoes. However, no mental condition or amount of stress could justify Bales heinous crimes. The bottom line is Bales killed defenseless men, women and children in cold blood. He undermined a 10-year mission, endangered his family and dishonored his country. He now awaits his fate in a cell in the military jail in Fort Leavenworth, Kan. When his court date but instead deserves to pay the price for the crimes he committed and the damage he caused this country. Ashley Fisher is a columnist for the Daily Evergreen at Washington State University. Ashley FisherUWire


FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Letters to the EditorAlligator should apologize to Sen. WaldmanI am writing on behalf of Sen. Katie Waldman. I have carefully read the various articles appearing in the Alligator, including those authored by the Editorial Board and by reporters such as Clare Lennon and Samantha Shavell. The articles are biased and portray Waldman unfairly. In this regard, it is noteworthy that the March 12 article by your Guest Columnist, Jason Tiemeier, only mentioned that Waldman was walking with him around campus. At no time did Tiemeier state that Waldman was in any way involved with his misconduct, directly or indirectly. Indeed, Tiemeier said that I let my sense of competition get in the way of integrity . . Conspicuously absent was any implication that Waldman engaged in misconduct or even contemporaneously knew of Tiemeiers actions. Waldmans only public commentary in respect to this matter was that, upon Tiemeier advising her of his actions, she promptly counseled him not to do so again. Never theless, the Alligators repeated and public attacks upon Waldman are unnecessarily man has devoted substantial hours to worthy student causes in her capacity as a senator, including expanded library hours and security. It has not gone unnoticed that the Alligators Editorial Board supported the minor ity party in the student elections last month. Moreover, we are aware that the Alligators Editorial Board was publicly displeased with the Unite Partys public campaign (including social networking sites) to balance the negative publicity heaped upon it by the Alligator. It should also be noted that our Student Government, under which the Unite Party has been in majority control by the will, and vote, of the student population for more than four years, has collaboratively decided to substantially reduce the amount of funding for advertisements in the Alligator and, instead, utilizing those savings for purposes derstand that these actions by the Unite Party have frustrated the Alligator, thereby explaining its own behavior with regard to the Unite Party and Waldman. For these reasons, the Alligators Editorial Board and reporters have unprofessionally lashed out at the Unite Party in general and Waldman in particular. Under the circumstances, the Alligator should now apologize to Waldman based upon her manifest innocence in this matter. Brittney Austin Former senator In view of our nations tragic history of segregation and discrimination, lawmakers realized that action was necessary to correct the many wrongs done to blacks and other minorities during minority citizens preferential treatment for college admission and scholarships. At the time, this reverse-discrimination was exactly what the nation needed, and it served as an apology to those citizens whose lives were hurt by prior policies. However, continuing ination case against UT, is going to the Supreme Court. The court admissions once and for all. discrimination to combat discrimination encourages racial hatred in our society. When discriminated against, whites and AsianAmericans may feel resentment toward those races that have been selected as the most elite of the disadvantaged. In turn, AfricanAmericans and Hispanics could feel inferior because the government is essentially telling them that for no reason other than the color of their skin they need special assistance to put them on par with their peers. Ideally, we would like to reach a state in which society does not judge its members based on the color of their skin but rather on the content of their character, as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said. If he could see how his speeches are being interpreted and where the direction of racial equality is going in our nation today, he would surely roll over in his grave. Reversing the direction of inequality does not bring anyone closer to equality. Perhaps what is most foolish doesnt directly target the problem it tries to solve. It assumes that because African Americans and Hispanics are typically more economically disadvantaged than whites and Asians, African Americans and Hispanics should receive extra support. However, it would seem to make more sense to give the economically disadvantaged more support, regardless of race. For example, who needs a scholarship more: a black child from a family of doctors and lawyers or a white child living in a slum with a single parent working as a janitor? Financial data does arships and admission procedures aim to help the disadvantaged, they should target the disadvantaged. It makes no sense to simply target a race and assume that race will be disadvantaged. economic equality. While they point to valid statistics, they have represent the impoverished at higher rates than the general population. But by taking a socioeconomic approach to the problem, the scholarships. And, while more of a stretch, factoring socioeconomic ever, race has no place in either criterion. Though this may seem to be a complicated issue, it all boils down to a single underlying question: Should it be legal to discriminate against people based on the color of their skin? Answer that, and youve answered whether Stephen McGarvey is a columnist for the Daily Texan at the University of Texas. UWireIn his 2008 book, In Defense of Food: An Eaters Manifesto, Michael Pollan advised people to restore simplicity to food practices. Pollans message, Eat food, mostly plants, resonated strongly with the myriad of groups and differentiated movements that have morphed into the food movement. In emphasizing simplicity, these recent efforts at food reform differed from their predecessors by moving past the politics of food production, regulation and inspection. They focus instead on the diverse ethical, cultural, environmental and health implications of food. Yet, despite that broad focus, the recent food movement is inherently political. By challenging us to slow down and carefully consider the consequences of food consumption and creation, the movement and its crisscrossing components challenge us to rethink the role of government in the new politics of food. Though the movement often strives for simplicity in food practices, its debates hardly have narrow scope. In one subset of food politics, health and lifestyle concerns drive efforts to change Americas food culture This has given rise to campaigns promoting gardening, composting, healthy cooking and food literacy. Likewise, as Americans continue to struggle against diet-related illnesses, government health experts are tasked with balancing the countrys needs for greater access to quality food and limiting unhealthy food in programs such as school lunches. This debate is central to efforts to reform the food-stamp program, to which ensuring positive health outcomes is more important than ever, given that one out of every seven Americans uses the program. In these instances, the food movement has stressed the importance of fostering positive relationships with healthy food. Elsewhere, there is concern about how governments impact agricultural practices. From subsidies in the U.S. Farm Bill to preferential trade policies for European agricultural producers in the EUs Common Agricultural Policy, debates continue as to which crops should be supported and what effects those preferential policies have on developing foreign markets. Genetically modimental effects are also included in this discussion. Fur thermore, political moves to support agriculture at the expense of natural resources have recently come under Ultimately, moves toward sustainable, grass-grazed, cage-free and organic foods, as well as improved food access and culture, form the backbone of the modern food movement. Still, as Chinas example shows, oversight is still necessary, particularly with regard to the deceptive foodmarketing tactics of corporations in the developing world. If there is one overarching goal that everyone in the food movement agrees on, it is avoiding exporting past mistakes of the United States unsustainable and unhealthy food practices abroad. Beatrice Walton is a columnist for the Harvard Political Review at Harvard University. UWireBeatrice WaltonUWire Stephen McGarveyUWire


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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 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 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. $625/mo + $600 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 4-4-12-45-2 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 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 3-26-11-55-2 MOVE IN TODAY! 3 & 4 bedroom upgraded apartments *$0 to sign $100 gift card/rent credit Call today spaces going fast! Thecrossingatsantafe.com 379.9300 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 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 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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ALLIGATOR 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 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 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 4-512-20-2 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 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. 3-23-12-10-2 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 3-27-1210-2 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 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 3-27-12-10-2 EXCELLENT SINGLE FAMILY HOMES 3BR/2BA & 4BR/3BA. Close to UF. 630 NW 34th Terr / 611 NW 36th Terr / 3404 NW 7th Pl. Call Mike 352-665-7316 Pets OK. 4-12-1220-2 TIRED OF COMPLEX LIVING?Quite, 2BR/2BA, Includes, W/D, HSInternet, 943SF, MUST SEE. Loc: off SW 34th St, close to shopping, UF, VA, Vet School/ RTS Bus Rt 36 Stops at complex about every 20 Min. ONLY A FEW LEFT FOR FALL CALL FOR TOUR TODAY (352) 335-5424 3-235-2 LOOKING FOR 5/BR/3BA FOR FALL/ GREAT DEAL FOR GROUP LIVING.Located just off SW34th Close to shopping, Shands, VA, Vet School, UF $2500M/JUST$500/Per Bedroom CALL FOR TOUR TODAY (352) 335-5424 3-23-5-2 FOR FALL/3Bd/2Ba house large fenced yard (Great for Pets) Located just off SW 34th St Close to shopping, Shands, VA, Vet School, UF $1575/month, CALL FOR TOUR TODAY (352)335-5424 3-23-5-2 Several cute & clean houses & apartments available for August, located in quiet NW areas near UF/Downtown. Rates from $600 per month. Call/Text Anita: 352-575-4395; Anita@cozygator.com; www.cozygator.com 3-30-12-10-2 ***5 or 6 BEDROOM HOUSE*** Walk to Class! Pool. 2 Living Rooms. Lots of Parking. Available June 1st. Call John @ 561-866-8234 for further info. 3-23-11-4-2 2BR/2BA w Study, Screened porch, end unit (Rockwood Villas) $750/m, close to UF, I-75, shopping and bus; partially furnished, W/D, 904.874.5774 5-24-12-30-2 2bd/1.5 Apt sublet May 1. No move in $. pool, gym, laundry, quiet. $725. 512-5175457 3-23-12-3-2 ********AVAILABLE NOW ******** 1 BR Apartment close to UF. 116 NW 7th Ter. $495/mth. Also Downtown Studio Apt. 216 SW 3rd Ave. $325/mth. Call 870-2760. 4-3-12-10-2 Charming 3BR/2BA home. CLOSE TO UF & SHANDS. Fenced in backyard. W/D, D/W, Garage, Wood flooring. Pets allowed. Move in Aug 1. $1,600/mo. Call 813-767-6629. 4-4-12-10-2 7 blks to UF, 4BR/3BA, 2 masters, POOL, HOT TUB, 2500sf, 2 prchs, 5 car park, responsible students or professionals only. $2375/mo Aug, yr. lease. 352-222-0211 3-28-12-5-2 2BR/1BA, Central A/C, Mobile home on shady lot. On busline. Laundry room, No pets. From $345 $420/mo. Incl water. 1st MONTH FREE RENT. Vacant lots available 4546 NW 13th St. Call 376-5887 4-25-242 Close to UF. 3BR/2BA, 119 NW 11th St; 3BR/1BA, 1022 NW 4th Ave. Cent A/C, W/D hook-ups. No pets. $1700/mo. AND 2BR/1BA, 912 SW 6th Ave. $700/mo. All from Aug 16th 1 year lease. Call 359-1508 4-5-10-2 DONT WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE ADLast spring semester paper published on April 25th.CALL TODAY!!!orPLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG 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 $399 Furnished Sublease: May 2012/ July 2012 (The Landings) (Electric/Water Included; 1bed/1 bath in a 3 bed/3 bath) Contact Corey at corey118@gmail.com or at (347) 756-9688 3-23-12-5-3 DOWNTOWN LIVING AT IT'S BEST!! WALK TO HIPP, RESTURANTS, NIGHTLIFE. 3/3 WASHER,DRYER,CABLE,INTERNET, PARKING INCLUDED. PETS OK. $1544 Xreally@mindspring.com 3-28-11-7-3 1 BR in 3/2 unit at Royal Village. may-jul 2012. 2 pools, gym, bbq, printing center. fully furnished, utilities included for $539 (negotia ble). 4 blocks from UF. Call 352-575-7598 or visit office on 710 SW Depot Ave 3-23-3-3 1 Bedroom/Bath for Sublease in 2 Bdr 2.5 Bth for SUMMER C *$600/mth ($100 utilities included) *Fully Furnished! *Walking distance to UF Campus *Located by Sorority Row *Email: ahester1008@gmail.com for more details/tour 3-26-3-3 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 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 Looking for female roommate for Summer (May Aug / 2012) at Cazabella 2 bdrm / 1 bath Apt Renting a furnished Master bdrm $415 / month + elect + Wi-Fi. Ashley: 954-554-5133 anaguirre@comcast.net 3-23-11-3-4 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 WALK/BIKE TO UF! 4BED/2BATH FURNISHED, REMODELED HOME FOR RENT, TILE, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, HARD WOOD FLOORS, FIREPLACE + BONUS ROOM. $1750/mo PH 352-317-6530 4-4-12-10-5 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


10, ALLIGATOR **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 Auction: Spinal Surgical Center Inventory Sells Regardless of Price. March 29, 10am, 100 Coy Burgess Loop, DeFuniak Springs. 13% BP. Ewald Realty & Auction, AB2473/AU1340, (407)275-6853, www. EwaldAuctions.com 3-23-1-10 WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 8-15-58-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 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 95 F350 $999 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 98 CADILLAC CATERA $3999 00 BUICK CENTURY $3900 98 CHRYSLER SBRING $3900 01 MITS MIRAGE $3900 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 02 SATURN $3900 98 TOYOTA COROLLA $3900 98 TOYOTA 4RUNNER $4900 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $5900 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 98 HONDA ACCORD $3900 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 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! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 02 CHEVY CAMERO $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 05 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 07 CHEVY COBALT $8999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 06 PT CRUISER $7999 02 DODGE RAM $8999 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 04 KIA SORENTO $9999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 06 SATURN ION $7999 03 HONDA CRV $8999 05 GMC SIERRA $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 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 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.


ALLIGATOR 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$100.00 REWARD.mcgurn.com/wanted HELP US IDENTIFY THIS PERSON/STUDENT 3-263-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. 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 BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 Summer Jobs $2400 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 11 Aug 4. 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FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Coaches challenged corner Jaylen Watkins to become a more physical defender during the offseason. See story, Page 16. More content available online of the NCAA Championships, and the womens tennis team travels to Mississippi State today. See stories online at alligatorSports.org THE END OF GREGULATIONFlorida fans need to cherish every moment of this NCAA Tournament run, because its the last time theyll get to see Brad Beal in a Gators uniform. As the season has gone on, Beal has become one of the best players in all of college basketball, and theres almost no chance he comes back for a sophomore season to play in a system that is nothing like what hell run at the next level. ment on his future, but the writing is on the wall. Besides, what more does he have to prove? In UFs 68-58 win against Marquette Thursday night, Beal was nothing short of dominant. He scored 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting, driving through the lane for acfrom long range. He grabbed six more rebounds, coming up just shy of his team-leading aver age of 6.7 per game. He even notched four assists with only two turnovers, highlighting how far hes come in terms of protecting the ball. After struggling with it out down the stretch, averaging just 1.4 per game over UFs last eight contests. Not bad for a freshman averages a team-high 34.2 minutes per game. Beal has even gotten it done on the defensive end, where his ability to match up with everything from guards to power forwards After impressive tourney run, Beal should be one and done JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Staff Writer PHOENIX Before the Gators could beat Marquette, they had to talk Butler. elling to U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Billy Donovan rehashed the memory of last years 74-71 overtime loss to the Bulldogs, to grab loose balls and their failure to make hustle plays down the stretch. Against a team like the No. 3 seed Golden Eagles, Donovan knew repeating the same meltsentence on the seventh-seeded Gators season. While most of the blame Flor idas coach heard last year after the Elite Eight defeat to Butler concerned both Kenny Boyntons and Erving Walkers shot selection, Donovan felt the criticism was unwarranted. What we didnt do is we gave up the last eight minutes of the game something like 13 points off of loose ball situations, Donovan said on Monday. In my opinion thats where the game was won and lost. On Thursday night in the Sweet 16 against the Golden Eagles, there was no bowing out of the NCAA Tournament again for the Gators due to a lack of hustle. Instead, Florida became the aggressor and buckled down on defensive end to beat Marquette 68-58. For the second straight year, the Gators advance to the Elite Eight and will play Satur day against No. 4 seed Louisville at 4:30 p.m. With the Gators shooting 25.9 percent from three on the night, senior guard Erving Walker said the foundation for Floridas run began on the defensive end in the opening 20 minutes. Our defense was the key, Walker said. Obviously, we struggled shooting the ball. Brad (Beal) made some great shots for us today but defense was what won it for us. Coming into the game, Donovan said Florida would be over coming mental mistakes against Marquettes defense, which aver -Hustle, defense key Floridas win BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer when the contact came. He looked uncomfortable from the moment he stepped out of the bullpen before 8,242 booing fans, but now it reached an uncharacteristic crescendo. Pinch-hitting freshman Kyle Martin ripped an RBI single Floridas Southeastern Conference road opener was dePayne tore a two-run double to ery continued while Maddoxs night ended. South Carolina still has Floridas number. It was a great ball game. We just kind of let the seventh inning slip away from us, UF coach Kevin OSullivan said. Its just one game and obviously well come back tomor row ready to go. The No. 8 Gamecocks (175, 1-3 SEC) defeated the No. 1 Gators (20-2, 3-1 SEC), 9-3, to snap Floridas school-record 18-game winning streak and get a jump on the three-game rematch of last years College Entering the game having cluding a sweep at the hands of No. 16 Kentucky and a Wednesday night loss to Wofford the Gamecocks were ready to throw everything they had at the Gators. Staff ace and consensus 2011 All-American Michael Roth got the start for the Gamecocks and worked 6.2 innings of four-hit ball, leaving with the game deadlocked at two. It was where South Carolina went from there that got the sellout crowd buzzing. Matt Price, the Gamecocks dominant closer last season and current No. 2 starter, innings despite being slated to start tonights contest. Price walked three but did not allow a UF hit. road game of the season was nothing 21 games of 2012. Righthanded starter Hudson Randall loaded the bases striking out three batters in a row. It was a common theme as Randall went on to break his career single-game strikeout high with 11 over 5.2 innings a two-run Adam Matthews homer his only major blemish. He competed his tail off, OSullivan said. Weve just got to do a better job there in the last two or three innings.Gamecocks halt Gators streak at 18Maddox Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca SEE BASEBALL, P AGE 14QuotableTheyve seen the blue turf a lot. Theyre probably getting tired of it. Brent Pease UF offensive coordinator AP PhotoUF coach Billy Donovan used last years Elite Eight loss to Butler as motivation for the Gators Sweet 16 matchup against Marquette. SEE GREG, P AGE 15 SEE HUS TLE, P AGE 15UF to face Louisville next


percentage at .985, but committed two errors against a Gamecocks offense that sputtered in recent losses. Shafer, as Florida continues to search for a defensive remedy after We just wanted to shore up the defense a little bit, OSullivan said during ter walking no batters all season, Maddox surrendered walks to the second and third batters he faced before ultimately getting charged with three earned runs. He entered the road trip with a A radio broadcast contributed to this report. ALLIGATOR BASEBALL, from page 13UF still searching for UF SOFTBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer most daunting leagues in college kansas. However, the Gators have had no problem breezing through most of record in league play against everygame series against the Razorbacks starting today at 8 p.m. Walton said his teams attitude is a key factor in be on the right track. If you have any doubt, youre ing in front of you; you can only control whats happening right now. was more fun for the pitchers to play sire to win rises dramatically when facing a familiar foe. Its you against the batter. Its even more of a competition, so you really want to win and prove you are the best. Even when Florida goes on the road, like it kansas today, it has proven to have just as much success as at Katie Seashole Stadium. Its always a little bit tougher to play on the road, junior Kelsey Horton said. But thats why they will be a lot of fans there, but hopefully we can just stay relaxed and get three wins. Gators have outscored their oppoger has performed even better at the points better than she hits against nonconference opponents. league play, which was good enough time winning the award after winHannah Rogers knows the secret I just try to prepare myself mentally, Rogers said. I dont think too much is this hitter going to be better than me or not. We have some of the my team and myself.Gators dominating SEC cellar dwellersWalton UF Baseball


makes him Floridas best and most valuable defender. His greatness has me conditioned such that when Junior Cadougan was sprinting down the court for an appar ent transition layup, I instinctively looked for a trailing Beal. I was rewarded with a way on to a few highlight reels, as Beals right hand Beals second block was his 31st, one more than Patric Young has this season. Beals shown scouts everything they need to see. DraftExpress.com has him as the No. 7 overall prospect, and ESPNs Chad Ford ranks him No. 4. Both peg him as the No. 1 guard. There are a few reasonable arguments as to why he could come back. Although hes curbed the turnover problem of late, his 77 giveaways are still tops on UFs roster. Another year as Floridas best player would give him plenty of opportunity to work on his ballhandling. As recently as Sundays game against Norfolk State, Beal was entrusted with point guard duties against a bigger, stronger opponent, and that trend should continue into next season when point guard Er ving Walker will no longer be on the team. He might also be convinced another year could help his outside shooting touch. Even after Fridays 3-for-5 showing, hes still shot just 33.7 percent from outside this season. He was expected to be the next Ray Allen, but the results from the perimeter havent matched. With another year to perfect his stroke, he could enter the NBA after his sophomore season without a hole in his game. But thats not enough to keep him around. Not when hes being asked to do so much that hell never have to worry about again. As an NBA two-guard, he wont be relied on to crash the boards as often as he is at UF. More college experience isnt likely to hurt Beal, but how much will that experience really help when its out of position in a three-happy, four-guard system totally for eign to the NBA ranks? Beal already has all of the smarts, instincts and feel for the game that talented players make a pit stop in college to learn. UF fans need to be ready to say good bye, because Beals out as soon as the Gators are. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15Murphys 10 boards lead team effort pulling down an 9-5 advantage on the offensive glass which was good for 13 second-chance points compared to just two for Florida. We knew we had to do a better job there, coach Billy Donovan said. I told our guys at halftime, with Marquette, theyve had a lot of comeback victories. They keep coming and they keep coming. But the Gators fought back, establishing a team-wide identity for pulling down the rebounds as seven players had three or more rebounds. Florida closed the half on a 9-0 run to establish a 36-30 lead at the break, and an assist from Brad Beal and a breakaway from Kenny Boynton. The Gators outrebounded the Eagles 6-2 during the span. Its a team effort when it comes to rebounding, Young said. That was huge because they had so many points and second-chance opportuwe had to limit. Marquette got back into it with six straight points to cut the lead to 48-40 while holding Florida scoreless for more than four minutes. But Erik points and 10 boards, ended the drought with a tough inside bucket the type of uncharacteristic play Florida made all game, and the type of play that made the difference. Murphys just aggressive on tournament), Beal said. Coach has been on his butt about rebounding in practice and its just carried over into the game. Shots werent falling all night for 15 points. He dealt with foul trouble throughout and had multiple shots rattle in and out, as did the entire Marquette team, which took 21 shots from three despite attempting just 16.9 per game entering the game. Marquette made a late run to bring the game as close as 58-52 with 3:18 left, but a three from Erving Walker over Todd Mayo with 2:07 remaining extended Floridas touches on the teams 26th and most important victory to date. One more game to that Final Four and to put up another board in our practice facility, Young said. Were right there. We have to get this next one. We have to. Contact Matt Watts at mwatts@alligator.org. HOOPS, from page 1AP Photo GREG, from page 13TRACK KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer After traveling more than 2,094 miles to Boise, Idaho, to wrap up the indoor season, the Gators will have a short trip this weekend as they travel to Orlando for Although Florida is coming off an indoor national women, both teams will need to put celebrating accolades aside to focus on the UCF Invitational this weekend. The top-ranked Gators men open their outdoor season with Anthony Amodio on pole vault, while the No. 11 women debut with Claire Spurling and Caitlin Schuessler on the pole vault. We cant get excited about what we did indoors and let that keep us from doing what were capable of doing outdoors, coach Mike Holloway said. This is the third consecutive year the men enter the outdoor season as the preseason No. 1. However, each of the previous two years the men have fallen short of third in 2011 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. After winning the Southeastern Conference Indoor for outdoors than last years tie for 34th. Hopefully the women recognize what my staff and I recognize, which is that we are one of the elite teams in the country, Holloway said. In addition to having a better start this year with the indoor season, the womens team also features 12 nationally ranked athletes including Darshay Davis heptathalon). Along with the women, the mens team has 13 nationally ranked athwhom won individual indoor titles earlier this month and enter the outdoor season ranked No. 1 in their respective events. When you look at whats going on here with recruiting over the last few years, we got a great group of athletes on both sides, Holloway said. What we cant do is say Well were going to do well because weve got great athletes. We got to keep coaching; we got to keep training hard.UF opens outdoor season at UCFHolloway Gators rebound from turnovers, mistakesages 16.6 forced turnovers per game. When the Golden Eagles were able to hamstring the Gators into one of their 11 giveaways, it usually didnt take long for the UF player responsible for the turnover or one of his teammates to right the error. In a tied game with less than half, the 5-foot-8 Walker responded from a carrying call on offense by hauling in a defensive rebound on Marquettes ensuing possession over 6-foot1 guard Junior Cadougan. Walker was also fouled on the play and made a pair of free throws at the other end to give Florida a 27-25 lead with 4:49 left in the opening half. Against Marquette theyre going to turn you over sometimes and theres going to be mistakes in the game, Walker said. Thats how they like to play but youve got to cause them to make mistakes and just move on to the next play when it happens. The trend spilled over into the second half when the Gators held a 54-44 lead with 5:47 left to play. During a Marquette possession, Florida withstood two offensive rebounds and two missed shots by the Golden Eagles in a frenzied 20 seconds before Beal blocked the third attempt by MU senior Jae Crowder. Floridas Patric Young came up with one of his nine rebounds off the block and opened up a fast break opportunity for Beal at the other end. Just got in there, Young said. We knew how great of a loose ball, rebounding team they were and the last few games we have been doing a really good job rebounding. Our guards have been getting in almost got 10. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org. HUSTLE, from page 13 Young


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