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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 128 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Bone marrow donor registration coming to Dance MarathonOrganizers hope to register 1,000 people in three hours, pg 3. Students react to Anchorman sequel announcementThe movie is in production with Paramount Pictures, pg 5. In search of more playing time, Omarius Hines is attempting to make a switch to running back this fall. See story, page 14.Sudanese Lost Boy works to bring health care clinics to homeland 86 /63 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 14 Courtesy photoDr. Bill Luttge poses at the northern end of the Appalachian Trail on the top of Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park in Millinocket, Maine in 2004. IN MEMORIAM JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterBill Luttge never introduced himself with his accomplishments, versation. At UF, he was Dr. Luttge, the founding executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute. But out on the trails, he was just FireBall, ing up the outdoors. Luttge died Saturday from 67 years old. Luttge worked for UF from 1971 to 2004. He started as an assistant professor of neuroscience and rose to lead the department. eases through education. search for researchs sake, but lab research in the service of people and patients, said Dr. Mark Gold, the chairman of the College ment. grant that would allow UF to build a brain and spinal cord research center. The institute opened in 1998 and brought in departments such tween disciplines, which made the institution notable and its solutions comprehensive. He always treasured the fact that the institute is not a building, said Michaelyn Luttge, his wife of 47 years. stories of stairs, taking them two at a time, to grab Gold from a lab and bring him down to meet someone working in a new way. It would be hard to explain to you just what a debt of gratitude cine and really everyone thats coveries from the McKnight Brain the enterprise, Gold said. When Luttge retired eight years ago, he left for Georgia to hike the Faculty member remembered for adventurous spirit OWNER COULD BE CRIMINALLY CHARGED AFTER THE THIRD VIOLATION. ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterEvery day Moe Rodriguez goes to The men in uniform arent there to break up a drunken brawl. They come to say the three words every bar and club owner dreads: Turn it down. ue and bar in downtown Gainesville, has been getting noise complaints as many Rodriguez, who owns and manages the business at 210 SW Second Ave, said police will sometimes show up during soundcheck around 5 p.m., before he opens the doors. cers dont measure noise levels until the complaints start to pile up. They usually let businesses off with warnings. Which is why Rodriguez said he is worried. If he is violating the citys noise ordinance, he will get a warning for the third violation, if all occur within one violations, the owner can be criminally charged, according to GPD. Double Down Live plagued by neighbors noise complaints ERIN JESTER and JULIA GLUMAlligator Staff WritersUFs Board of Trustees discussed strategies treat at Lake Wauburg on Thursday but did not decide on a game plan. University of Michigan, presented his view of versity. the United States happens at public research universities, Duderstadt said. However, states cial support for the sustained growth they hope to see in the public university system. Public universities have also been hampered by the changing relationship between higher education and government, he said. Another issue is competition among universities for the letic facilities, among other things. stadt said of the higher education atmosphere. One solution he suggested for keeping poorer institutions from falling prey to richer Some of the strategies ing for research, are already in the works at UF. A big part of Thursdays discussion focused on how to launch UF into the Top 10 universities in the U.S. with a declining budget. Earlier this month, the Florida Legislature laid out a budget plan that cut $36.5 million from UF.Trustees discuss plans to make UF a Top-10 universitySEE OBITUARY, PAGE 4 SEE NOISE, PAGE 4 SEE TRUSTEES, PAGE 4Duderstadt


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 128 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 FORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?Black Thought Lecture Series Today, noon 1510 W University Ave. How is social capital attainable in communities with low education and income levels? The case of Miami is examined in Informal Economic Participation as a Measure of Social Capital: Miami as a Case in this weeks Black Thought Lecture Series. Everyone is welcome. Student Professional Development Conference Today, 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Ustler Hall Saturday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. New Physics Building Lobby Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. New Physics Building Lobby Join the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for a weekend of engineering competitions, speakers and networking opportunities. It will host a Career Expo with representatives from several differ ent companies. All engineering students are welcome. Email asmeuf@gmail.com for more information. Gay Movie Night Lost Everything Today, 7:30 p.m. Pride Community Center, 3131 NW 13th St. Brian Brecht is a closeted gay movie star who goes to Miami on a publicity tour. Though journalists watch his every move with hopes to out him, Brian cant help but start a fling with the handsome bartender at the hotel. Meanwhile, Brians manager arranges for an ambitious star let to pose as Brians girlfriend, a televangelist plots a murder with a hit man and hit woman sengers side of the Tahoe red. Bank employees often strap dye packs to certain dollars in case the bank is robbed. When someone tries to rob a bank, as the man at PNC did Wednesday, a bank teller is supposed to give him money that was connected to the dye pack. The pack detonates soon after the robber leaves, shooting paint on the robber and the money. As policy, GPD does not tell the public how much money was stolen during bank robberies because they dont want other potential robbers to know how much cash is kept at par ticular banks in town, spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri said Thursday. The paint renders the money useless, and if it gets on someones skin, the paint can stay on for days no matter how much you scrub, Valuri said. the robber and the driver of the getaway car. If anyone sees a white Tahoe with red paint on the passenger side, he or she should call 352-334-2494. TYLER JETTand a local art dealer fends off an abusive ex. Lost Everything is a thriller about the power of love and deception. Gay Movie Night is a free service of the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida. A $2 donation is requested to cover the cost of snacks. 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.LOC ALGainesville Police still looking for bank robbery suspectAfter taking an undisclosed amount of money from PNC Bank on Northwest 13th Street on Wednesday morning, the robber hopped in the passengers side of a white Chevrolet Tahoe. The car was stopped in a parking lot behind neighbor ing businesses. Shortly after the robber took the money from PNC Bank, a dye pack detonated, painting the money, robber and pas-THUNDER STORMS 86/63 THUNDER STORMS 84/62 THUNDER STORMS 88/61 PARTLY CLOUDY 89/62 THUNDER STORMS 84/59 TUESDAY MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY TODAY


FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 JENNA LYONSAlligator Contributing WriterSpring Break will get a victory lap at the 16th annual Greater Gator Beer Festival this weekend. The festival will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Parke, 4700 NW 39th Ave. There will be free, unlimited samples of more than 100 beers, samples from Gainesville restaurants, soft drinks and bottled water, according to the event website. You must be 21 or older to attend the festival and must bring a photo ID. Ricki Black, organizer of the event, state to come to the festival. Sometimes, she said, they mark the date on its still on. People seem to love it, Black said. Its a chance for people to try beers that they have never tried before. Advance tickets can be purchased general admission will be $30. Instant In tickets are $40, which will let participants skip the line at 1 p.m. and go straight into the festival. VIP tickets cost $50 and provide the perks of an Instant In ticket and Black said proceeds from the sales will go to the Helpful Hands Foundation. For Black, the 16th annual Greater Gator Beer Festival will be like a Sweet 16. Its a party, she said. People really have a good time.Greater Gator Beer Festival to offer unlimited beer samplesON CAMPUS EMILY MILLERAlligator Contributing WriterFive minutes. Accent Speakers Bureau chairman Corey Portnoy said thats how long it took to save his father, who received a bone marrow transplant in May while battling a rare form of cancer. out of their life to register, he has a second chance at life, he said. With the help of Accent, volunteer program Footprints Buddy and Support Program will hold Dance Marrow-Thon, the to be held at Dance Marathon at UF. Students can register Saturday between 9 p.m. and midnight. at the Stephen C. OConnell Center. I see a lot of kids waiting for bone marrow transplants, and this is a way to ca Sokol, president of Footprints. Footprints, which helps kids and families in the Pediatric Oncology/Hematology Unit at Shands, registered 2,277 people At Florida State Universitys DM last month, Footprints registered 824 people in 16 hours. The goal for Saturdays drive is to register 1,000 people in three hours, Sokol said. Registration is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 60 who is in good health, she said. Factors that would make a person ineligible include a history of cancer or a heart attack. The donor registration process involves completing a consent form and undergoing four cheek swabs. Any time between now and when you are not eligible any more at 61, you can be found to be a match, Sokol said. But the odds are about one in 1,000. She added that if a match is found, Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will conduct further testing and will coordinate the actual donation.Dance Marathon to feature bone marrow donor registration Its a party.Ricki Blackorganizer


Its very clear that were not going to be able to use new revenues to do business as usual, UF President Ber nie Machen said. A bill that would allow UF to charge market-rate tuition, awaiting the governors approval, was meant cit. Some trustees argued UF wouldnt get enough money fast enough to From a students perspective, said Student Body President Anthony Reynolds, Top-10 status isnt a prior ity. Students coming in are concerned about what theyre paying, he said. Its not until after they graduate that most students become concerned with the reputation of their alma maters. Reynolds also cautioned the trustees not to overlook the fact that there is a portion of students who would building up other programs. The Board of Trustees will meet again today to discuss undergraduate STEM education and future plans for alternative funding. Contact Erin Jester at ejester@alligator.org. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@ alligator.org. BARBARA BERMUDEZAlligator Contributing WriterStudents can discuss jobs and internships at an upcoming career fair without changing out of their pajama pants. UFs Career Resource Center will offer its 5. Registration opened last week, and students and alumni can sign up through the CRC website until the fair ends. virtual recruiting platform CareerEco and features 22 Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference universities. Students of all majors are encouraged to upload their resumes as soon as possible because employers are already reviewing them. After logging in, students will be able to select an employer and enter a chat room with that employers representative, as well as other applicants. Employers can invite students to private chat rooms, and they might ask to video chat. Collaborating with other schools creates a wider pool of employers, said Angel Iverson, assistant director for career events with the CRC. in the CRC Library. CRC staff will be available to help navigate the fair. Everything is shifting virtually, said Dana A. McPherson, CRC assistant director for marketing and communications. driguez said. I just want to run my business and put on good shows. The venue, a rectangular, white cinder-block building, has been an epicenter for live music in Gainesville. For the last eight years, it was the home of Common Grounds, which brought in both local and national acts, including Less Than Jake, Against Me! and Kenny Chesney. Before that, the venue was called The Covered Dish, a live music club that opened around 1992, according to the Florida Department of State Division of Corporations. Double Down Live opened in July and continues to put on concerts of various genres. In 2008, The Palms Condominiums was built about 200 feet from the concert venue. Rodriguez, his staff and some downtown business owners said move to an area that is known for its entertainment if they are irritated by noise. This is a place that has been known for its concerts for decades, Rodriguez said. I dont understand why people move down here and Lauren Sollaccio moved into a ue in July. The 26-year-old said she couldnt stand the loud music when called in a complaint. It was pretty hellish getting used to it, she said. But weve only got a year here, so well make it through. The Gainesville noise ordinance states that a noise disturbance must ceed 60 decibels roughly the volume of a casual conversation at night and 66 during the day and must be clearly heard at least 200 feet from the real property line of the source of the sound. Usually, GPD will just tell Rodriguez to turn down the music. But the owner has gotten two written warnings. an alternative rock concert by Helmet, and the second was at the beginning of March during a concert by folk artist Amy Ray, Rodriguez said. continually called in complaints about Common Grounds a few years ago were living in The Palms, but he did not know if the complaints about Double Down Live were from there as well because the callers chose to remain anonymous. Sollaccio said when she moved venue, then vacant, used to be a bar that played music, but it was closed down and not reopening. The leasing agents for the condoThe only other nearby residential area is two streets south of the building on Southwest Second Place. Jessica Gilbert, a resident who lives on Southwest Second Place, said she can hear the music from the club late at night, but it doesnt irritate her. We moved here to be close to plant molecular breeding graduate Rodriguez said he hopes the city will change its noise requirements to ease up on the downtown area. Commissioner Jeanna Mastrodicasa said she understood Rodriguezs concern. She said the city will look into amending the ordinance, but a change could anger downtown residents. Someone loses either way, she said. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org. 4, ALLIGATOR Aundre Larrow/ Alligator StaffLocal band Janna Pelle and the Half-Steps perform at Double Down Live in September 2011. Since January, Double Down Live owner hopes city will change noise requirements NOISE, from page 1ON C AMPUSCareer Resource Center to host its first Virtual Career Fair TRUS TEES, from page 1Student Body president: Top-10 status not a student priorityLuttge nicknamed FireBall for his favorite candy, brisk walkMaine in late September 2004. Hikers he met along the way nicknamed him FireBall after the candy he liked to eat and the crispness of his walk. His wife, nicknamed Hot Chocolate, followed him in a truck with a trailer, meeting him at predetermined stops for new supplies and good sleep. The retired couple fell comfortably into this Florida Trail, among others. When Luttges wife and their dog, Percy, arrived at their meeting place before him, they would often hike in Luttges direction to sur prise him. But sometimes they chose the wrong one. this lady, she went the other way, she said. So after a long days hiking, he would have to Luttges love for nature transcended the trails. Last Christmas, Luttge and his grandson marked a path through the Luttges 20-acre property. They made a map and tested their skills with a treasure hunt. He had hoped that someday, he and his grandchildren would travel other trails together. With them, he wasnt Dr. Luttge, who founded a prestigious research institute, or FireBall, who journeyed through the Applachian Trail. He was just Grandpa. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@alligator.org. OBITU AR Y, from page 1 Everything is shifting virtually.Dana A. McPhersonCRC assistant director for marketing and communications So after a long days hiking, he me.Michaelyn Luttgewife of Bill Luttge


SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterA group of about 20 students marched from Turlington Plaza to the steps of Tigert Hall on Thursday to protest tuition hikes. Organizers from the Gator Student Alliance and Students for a Democratic Society said a new bill, SB 1752, would allow UF and Florida State University to increase tuition by more than the 15-percent yearly increase that is currently allowed. To qualify for tuition increases, Florida universities must meet 11 of 14 criteria, which include a freshmen retention rate of at least 90 per cent, 250 or more doctoral degrees awarded each year and a spot in the top 50 on at least two well-known national public university rankings. UF and FSU are the only univer sities that meet the state criteria. The two campus groups, however, maintain that tuition should stay low. We dont have a say in where our money goes, said Robbey Hayes, a 21-year-old SDS organizer and anthropology junior. This is our way to tell the school and the legislature to stop screwing around with our tuition. About 30 people gathered at 1:40 p.m. on Turlington Plaza for the protest. Several students gave speeches through a bullhorn while others cheered and waved signs. Kayla McCurry, 20, told the spends in class, she has to spend 40 hours working to afford the tuition. Its not right, the business sophomore said. Im falling behind because of tuition increases. About 20 of the protesters marched down Union Road escorted by representatives from the Division of Student Affairs. Once they arrived at Tigert Hall, Hayes gave out Gov. Rick Scotts ofStudents are going to raise hell if he doesnt veto it, Chrisley Car pio, a 20-year-old history sophomore, told one of Scotts aides. Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Jeanna Mastrodicasa half of UF President Bernie Machen to hear their complaints. She said although she realizes the students concerns, UF has no control of the bill. The decision is in the gover nors hands, she said. Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@ alligator.org. FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5Aundre Larrow/ Alligator StaffStudents for a Democratic Society activist Jarrod Allen, 22, marches to Tigert Hall on Thursday afternoon to protest SB 1752, which would increase tuition. Students march to Tigert Hall to protest tuition hikes EVAN GALINAlligator Contributing WriterSome universities now know students sexual orientations as soon as they know their names. A handful of public and private universities are moving toward asking prospective students about their sexual orientations on admission applications. UF is not one of them. Last year, Elmhurst College, a private school in Illinois, became the spective students on their admission applications if they identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Students who answer yes are eligible for a diversity scholarship. The University of California Academic Senate recently proposed asking students about their sexual orientations on a document that accepted students must submit before registering. Both univer sities consider students LGBT status valuable demographic information. By identifying students orientations before they arrive, universities can invite them to participate in LGBT clubs and try to protect them from bullying roommates. UF spokesman Steve Orlando said UF doesnt ask students any questions about sexual orientation before or after admission, and it doesnt plan to. Lauren B. Hannahs, director of LGBT Affairs at UF, said she sees pros and cons of the effort. Tracking a universitys retention of LGBT students could help the school gauge the success of LGBT programs, she said. But, counts based on admission documents may not be accurate. Many students wont identify [as LGBT] until after they come to college and have that experience, she said. Although Hannahs doesnt expect UF to make any changes to its application, she thinks it could be a good way to put a school on the map in the LGBT community. By putting it on paper, it is an acknowledgement, she said, and then those students are recognized.Some colleges asking students to declare sexual orientation IT COSTS $25 TO $30 TO PLAY. SARAH LOFTUSAlligator Contributing WriterStudents can raise money for premature babies Saturday during a volleyball fundraiser. PowerPlay Volleyball will host a volleyball tournament at 9:15 a.m. at Forest Park Fields, 4501 SW 20th Ave., to raise money for the March of Dimes. Participants can pre-register to play with a team of four people or register Saturday. Players can participate in one of four divisions. Each division is based on skill level. The tournament will include male teams, female teams and coed teams. It costs $25 per player to play in three of the divisions, said John Babbit, owner of PowerPlay Volleyball and tournament director. To play in the highest skill level division, called OPEN, participants must pay $30 per person. It costs more to play in this division because participants are competing for at least $400, Babbit said. how many teams compete. Students will get a $5 discount with a student ID, but the players range in age from about 15 to about 60. Babbit said he is expecting about 20 hold about 50 teams. He said he hopes to raise about $2,000 for the March of Dimes. This is the second year Babbit has hosted a tournaVolleyball fundraiser to benefit March of DimesIM IN A GLASS C ASE OF EMOTION BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterAfter eight years, the Channel 4 News Team will assemble once more. Will Ferrell, clad in his signature maroon suit, announced Wednesday on Conan that Paramount Pictures will make Anchorman 2: The Legend of Ron Burgundys Return. Legend of Ron Burgundy, is a parody of 1970s broadcast journalism and its day-to-day requirements with Ferrells classic quirks thrown in. The movie was nominated in 2005 for several MTV Movie Awards and a Peoples Choice Award. UF students and professors expect the onscreen shenanigans to continue in the sequel. Kenneth Kidd, UF associate professor of be successful if it stays within the same framework as the original but has new and exciting content. Brianne Wigley, 20-year-old telecommunication junior and WUFT reporter, said she plans to see the movie and is ready for the inevitable comparisons to her job. We dont have newsroom brawls with other stations, she joked. We dont have as much fun as they do. Bridget Grogan, associate news director at is realistic is when Ron Bur gundy is tricked into reading something inappropriate from a teleprompter. Theres a good point to that joke, Grogan said. Real people in the real world can be tripped up by not being familiar with their script. Some students were concerned a sub-par sequel would cheapen the You just leave it alone if its great, said Reva Labbe, 20-year-old telecommunication junior. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org.UF students, professors react to Anchorman sequel announcementF errell UF is not included in this movement We dont have a say in where our money goes. Robbey HayesSDS organizer / UF juniorOrlando


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialFRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Joey Flechas EDITOR Emily Morrow MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORThe 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 opinions@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 352-376-4458.79 TOTAL VOTES9% YES 91% NOThursdays question: Will you buy the Harry Potter e-books? Todays question: Will you go see the Anchorman sequel? Darts & Laurels DART @KillZimmerman, a DART Garrett High School in IndiDART Darius D. Phillips LAUREL Apple Inc. LAUREL sequel to Anchorman, which LAUREL MindTree Limited, an InOrgan donations should remain opt-inO Chris Ceresa is a math and classics junior at UF. His column appears on Fridays. Chris Ceresaopinions@alligator.org


FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 Unfortunately, I have to take the Alligator and columnist Travis Hornsby to task for a recent column, Obamacare may be unconstitutional. The column is composed entirely of half-truths and faulty analysis. Although I understand that the role of a columnist is not to produce straight journalism, it is still the role of the editorial staff to remove falsehoods and mere bias masquerading as thought. The headline really says it all. The name of the act is the Affordable Health Care Act not the pejorative Obamacare. I wont deny that this is case since Miranda v. Arizona (the last of three cases cited in the article). With the exception of Brown v. Board of Education, none of the other cases he mentions were notewor thy until after they were decided. Hornsby also neglects to mention important cases like Bush v. Gore and Citizens United. While these two cases may seem relatively uncontrover sial to a newly minted conservative and outsiders to the law, for people with legal knowledge and elsewhere on the political perspective, it is neither news nor analysis to point out that politics may play a part in the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. But I suggest that Horndismisses the third branch of our constitutional system of checks and balances. He might note, for instance, that although Kennedys vote is surely up for grabs, it is not the only vote that could swing. And surely he wont be the only justice awake during oral arguments. Why should we care what some court says about the law? Hornsby facetiously asks. Because, Travis, that court is the Su preme Court, cre ated by Article 3 of the Constitution, and it is deciding what the Constitution means. This may not be as catchy as the Im just a bill song, but it is, I think, important. When the justices decide this case, they wont be wor rying about the billions of dollars in new taxes that have been hidden in it. (Especially since it contains tax breaks for small businesses, and since the Congressioeliminating the act would aclong run.) They wont just be making a political decision; they will be making a decision that says something about our Constitution, our republic and the rule of law. So, chances seem very good that SCOTUS will overturn the Affordable Care Act? That might be true if there werent years of precedent on Congresss interstate commerce and taxing powers pointing in the exact opposite direction. Consider one somewhat recent case, authored by Justice Antonin Scalia: Raich v. Gonzalez. To make a long story short, Raich, a medicinal marijuana patient in Califor nia, grew a small amount of marijuana to help her deal with symptoms from an inoperable brain tumor. Scalia decided that the federal government did have power, under the commerce clause, to limit her choice of medicine. The Supreme Court isnt being asked to create a new power for the federal government. It is simply being asked to old power it has been wielding since its inception: The power to limit some choices for the greater good. Lewis Kirvan is a second year law student at UF. I am writing in response to the column titled, Cheaters lessen value of all University of Florida degrees, published on March 21. First and foremost, the author of this particular column made several accurate statements: Cheating is wrong, and anyone caught cheating deserves to face the appropriate consequences. But that is precisely the point that needs to be illustrated. The 97 students who were found to have irrefutably cheated are being held accountable through the appropriate procedures the university has adopted for these types of situations, as outlined in the Student Conduct Code. The author of the article claims that the universitys administration is indifferent and apathetic toward cheating and that these incidents of cheating are not He goes on to say that these students will not be expelled. Nor will they be referred to the Dean of Students or the Student Conduct Committee if they admit to cheating. As long as they admit to cheating, they will not even fail the course. It appears that there has been a misunderstand ing about the conduct process. Per university policy, a faculty member may not take any form of academic action against a student for an alleged Honor Code violation without reporting the incident to the Dean of right to due process. While not all 97 students will appear before the Student Conduct Committee, all 97 students have been referred to SCCR and the Dean process. First-time Honor Code offenders at UF have the option to resolve the incident with the course instructor through the faculty/student resolution form, and a majority of the 97 implicated students have chosen this option. That is not to say that they are not facing the consequences of violating the Honor Code. They are. The instructor of the course has recommended that students who admit to cheating receive a 0 percent on the exam and a 5 percent course grade reduction, resulting in 75 percent being the highest possible grade for a student who cheated can earn in the course. Any decisions made by the Student Conduct Committee structors recommendation, which is consistent with university policy. Furthermore, any student found responsible for violating the Honor Code will have that violation on his or her student records, and all students who are found responsible or admit responsibility will have to report this violation on graduate and professional school applications. As stated on the SCCR website, Student Conduct responsible community conduct, educating the UF and Gainesville community, and implementing disciplinary action in situations where violations of the Student Conduct Code have occurredThrough the disciplinary process, it is our aim to help students understand the impact their behavior has on the global community and to assist them with making future decisions that lead to personal and professional success The students, faculty and staff members who serve on the Student Conduct Committee take their responsibility to uphold the Student Conduct Code very serito ensure that students are given a fair resolution for any alleged violation of university policy. In honoring the educational and restorative philosophy of the student conduct process at UF, expulsion is considered a last-resort consequence for a violation of university policy. Careful consideration is given to both an individuals intent and his or her impact on others and the community when making decisions regarding a students future at UF. The decision-mak ing body must also weigh the intent and the impact of each sanction given to a student. While some may think that expulsion is the easy answer to academic misconduct, the impact of that sanction on an individuals future reaches much farther than UF and has the potential to impact that individual for the rest of his or her life. If you still feel UF could do more in dealing with Honor Code and Conduct Code violations, you may tion about the Student Conduct Committee or myself, ministration. I strongly encourage you to join the Student Conduct Committee and/or the Student Honor Code Administration through which you can take a larger part in the Student Conduct processes of the university and ensure that your voice is heard. Saahil Panikar is the executive director of the Student Honor Code Administration at UF.UF policy holds students accountableGuest columnSaahil PanikarSpeaking Out Legal precedent indicates constitutionality of health care billGuest columnLewis KirvanSpeaking Out


8, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffJacob Atem poses inside Weimer Hall on Wednesday. CHRISTY HANBYUL NAAlligator Contributing WriterJacob Atem remembers the day his parents were killed. He was taking care of the when he saw smoke rising from his village. Enemy troops killed his parents, and his sister became ily. Atem was 6 years old. After walking barefoot for ally sent to America by a nonAtem is one of the more than said Atem, a 26-year-old Ph.D. search and management and policy at UF. health care services to people in term goal is to create a health a model for the rest of the world to follow. will help him establish the clinic Chad Papa, a 22-year-old environmental science senior and ward. Having no health care to having health care is really a big clinic. the clinic as well as paying for plies. SSHCO is looking for volringes, to the clinic. Atem is also and Africa. Gainesville resident Peter G. dan as a child, recently heard ed him. Roode is following him the new clinic. from the woods offered to help Now, Roode hopes to help Atem Roode said. Even if we have For more information or to www.sshco.org.Sudanese Lost Boy works to bring health care clinics to homeland What we went through, people should never go through.Jacob Atem Ph.D. student


BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-25-72-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 4-25-72-1 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 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-5382181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. SPRING OPEN HOUSE Saturday, March 31st 12-4pm ONE DAY SPECIALS! 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 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 No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 4-25-12-72-2 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 4-25-12-70-2 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 4-2-11-60-2 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 4-10-12-30-2 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 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. 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10, ALLIGATOR 3 Bed House $900/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 4-10-12-20-2 ***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. $800/mo. Call 352332-8841 4-10-12-20-2 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 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 4-6-12-15-2 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 ********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 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 ***5 BEDROOM HOUSE*** Walk to class! Pool. 2 living rooms. Game room. Lots of parking. Call 561-866-8234 for further info. 3-30-12-5-2 3/2 1,500 sq. ft., 1.1 acre lot, 2 car gar. Built in '05; Meadows on the Prairie. Off Archer Rd, 6 mi. W of I75. 10-15 min. to UF; 1520 min. to SFC. $600/mo. Master BR, $550/ mo. other rooms All utils incl 727-224-5847 4-25-12-23-2 Campus Edge 2360 SW Archer #618 2BR/2BA SS appliances + W/D, $1200/mo incl Internet & Cable! Pool & Fitness ctr. Call 901-581-0135 Walk to class, Shands on busline 5-31-12-28-2 Avail Aug 1. Need 4 students Poolside 4BR/4BA Countryside Condo. Commute UF/SFC, 2 bus rts, furn common area, W/D, Unfurn BRs, $365ea w/util cap, BR furn avail. $200 dep.Text/ph 386-233-0011, ph 386-676-9703, Nukken1@aol.com 4-2012-19-2 Female to rent room in 3/2 beautifully updated condo in quiet, attractive develop ment. W/D, water, garb incl. $375 + 1/3 util. Swimming pool, weight room, on bus route. Avail Aug (727)455-4204. 4-3-12-5-2 Bellaproperties.net 335-5424 Great houses 3br/2ba &5br/3ba and quite 2br/2ba all on RTS bus line, close to shop ping and UF .full serv &HS internet 4-5-7-2 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 4-3-12-5-2 2brm/2bth available Rent $650 Deposit $500 call 352-367-1956 or cell 352-262-8050 or email stevemalu@yahoo.com 4-12-12-102 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. **********STUDENTS**********1,2,3 & 4 Bedroom Houses and Apartments available for Fall. All close to UF and Downtown. Call 870-2760 4-25-12-19-2 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 4-5-12-5-2 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE OVERLOOKING A LARGE POND. Located west of Campus Credit Union on County Road 20, Millrun Subdivision. Clean & neat. $700/mo. Call 352-871-7801 pfitz100@yahoo.com 4-1212-10-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. DONT WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE ADLast spring semester paper published on April 25th.CALL TODAY!!!orPLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG 2/2 Summer Sublease Campus Lodge Apartments May-July. $355/month. For more info contact: Sung s1134t@gmail.com or Marysol maddiesolz@aol.com 3-30-5-3 1 bed/bath in a 4/4 for end April-end July at the University Club Apts.$424/month inclu sive. Offering a $200.00 cash bonus,and split subleasing fees. Females only. Please email: subleasingmyaptforsummer@aol.com 4-3-5-3 Jefferson 2nd Summer A/B Sublease Female preferred1bd&bth in a 4x4 Close to downtown & campus (863)-224-6224 rachelahunt@ufl.edu 4-6-12-5-3 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 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 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 Mobile Home with acreage ready to move in, great for pets. Lots of space for the price, 3Br 2Ba, serious offers only, no renters. (850)308-6473 3-20-1-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-25-12-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-12-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-25-12-72-6


ALLIGATOR 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. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-25-12-23-7 WOW! New Samsung 46" HDTV-$98. Free Info: Send 4 FC Stamps to Dover, PO Box 15465, Ches, VA 23328 3-30-4-7 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 4-25-12-72-10GOATS 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 SURFACED HARDWOOD LUMBER FOR SALE: Red Oak, White Oak, Cherry, Poplar, Maple & Other Species Available. Wholesale pricing. Available in Ocala. Call 304-6143925 4-3-12-5-10 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 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


12, ALLIGATOR 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 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 4-6-12-74-13 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. 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FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Online contentCheck out alligatorSports.org for coverage of the Gators second day at Vote at alligatorSports.org. PURIFOY BATTLING FOR JOB AT CORNERBACK; MUSCHAMP, QUINN WANT MORE OUT OF BOSTIC AND JENKINS. JOHN BOOTHE Alligator Staff Writer Throughout Omarius Hines career, coaches have opined about getting him the ball more. After two years at wide receiver, however, the touches came at a crawling, 1.31 reception-per-game pace. Last season, they trickled into Hines hands even slower when he was moved to tight end. Now, as a redshirt senior, Hines is trying his hand at running back in offensive coorof Floridas offense. While Hines said he played running back only sparingly in high school, he has impressed both coach Will Muschamp and Pease in the Gators early practices. Hes such a gifted athlete, its kind of learning different spots of where hes going to be, Pease said. Hes got that ability now. Hes natural. ... Hes got a lot of abilities knowing his hands and his explosion just running the ball his physical attributes. Hines said his most recent position switch came from frustration with his lack of playing time. After redshirting, he caught 41 passes for 559 yards and just two touchdowns in three seasons. He also has carried the ball 13 times for 164 yards and two scores, with his longest rush coming in 2010 against Tennessee on a 36-yard fake punt. You come to a place like this expecting to play a lot, and when you dont play you get kind of down or whatever, Hines said. But the coaches have been keeping my head up and letting me know, just be patient and thats what Ive been doing. The 6-foot-2, 223-pound Hines gives UF added depth at the running back position after the departures of Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps. Though the Gators have tailbacks Mike Gillislee and Mack Brown returning, Floridas staff has also converted former safety Chris Juice Johnson to play in the Purifoy battling: Defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said sophomore cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy is making strides in the competition to start alongside Marcus Roberson. He really came on and played some (late last season), and all the way through the bowl preparations is when you really see the guy break through, Quinn said. That game, he played a bunch. So going into the offseason we were saying,Alright, now the lights gone on, so to speak, for him. Coming off a 27-tackle season with one forced fumble as a freshman, Purifoy has dealt with a sprained right shoulder for the last 10 days but has continued to practice. Purifoy is mainly competing with juniors Jaylen Watkins and Cody Riggs last years starter opposite Roberson for playCourtesy of UF Communications Notebook: Hines making switch to running back Saturdays loss to Louisville left a sour taste in every Florida fans mouth, but heres a chance to cleanse your palate. Sure, a second consecutive 11-point Elite Eight game is disappointing, but look at the bright side. The team ranked No. 8 in the preseason matched expectations and this group was a joy to watch. And since the Gators are 0-5 against this years Final Four, that trip to New Orleans probably wouldnt have been a whole lot of fun for them anyway. Plus, there were a ton of highlightreel plays along the way that somehow coveted list. Lets take a look at our Top 10, and be sure to check out alligatorSports.org for links to the video clips. 10. Patric Youngs alleyoop against Arkansas. The Gators were already up 23, but that doesnt make this play any less impressive. Erving Walker drove baseline slam that left the backboard shaking. 9. Mike Rosarios behind-the-back pass against Kentucky. Rosario provided a highlight from Floridas disastrous trip to Rupp Arena by pump-faking Kyle no-look, behind-the-back pass for an easy two. This play might have been higher on the list if Anthony Davis hadnt swatted Rosarios 3-point attempt about four seconds beforehand. 8. Patric Youngs alley-oop dunk against Louisville. Im sure nobody wants to hear about Louisville anymore, but this play is worth revisiting. Young and Walker operate the pick and roll to perfection, and Walkers slightly errant pass only adds to the aesthetic value. The distance the ball covers as Young tomahawks it forward is pretty insane. 7. Kenny Boyntons and-1 layup against Arkansas. Boynton drove around a defender, leapt into Arkansas Hunter Mickelson, absorbed contact, switched hands in mid-air and scooped home the Gators get some muchdeserved Top 10 love BASEBALL BRYAN HOLT Alligator Writer Karsten Whitson wont take the mound for the Gators this weekend. Its nothing new. The right-hander from Chipley hasnt pitched in a game in more than a month. Whitson entered his sophomore season looking for a marquee year, but now he will once again be watching from the dugout when No. 1 Florida (23-2, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) takes on No. 16 Ole Miss (18-7, 3-3 SEC) in a three-game series beginning tonight at 7:30 at Oxford-University Stadium. Obviously hell be on a pitch count, but hes ready, UF coach Kevin OSullivan said more than a week ago. Weve been very careful with it, but he looks great and he feels great. The plans were for Whitson to either start in Tuesdays win against Florida State or this weekend against Ole Miss. He was not made available to the local media after the announcement came Thursday that Whitson would once again sit out against the Rebels. However, OSullivan did speak with Kendall Rogers, managing editor of baseball scouting service Perfect Game. According to Rogers, OSullivan said Whitson continues to look great in bullpen sessions but that hed like to see one or two more sessions before starting him. OSullivan told Rogers he was hoping for a return next week but does not want to rush Whitson. The last time fans saw Whitson he was a Whitson still out as Florida heads to Ole MissSEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16 SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 16 SEE GREG, PAGE 16 Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca OSullivan QuotableBeen eating Chipotle. ... Yeah, a lot of Chipotle. Some McDonalds. END OF GREGULATION


LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer Throughout the past six months, Mackenzie Caquattos ankles have been on a roller-coaster ride. Caquatto, a sophomore, has struggled with severe pain from a bilateral ankle sprain she suffered in camp for the 2011 U.S. world team. She sprained and tore ligaments in both of her ankles after landing short on a double-pike dismount on balance beam. The ankle injuries held her out for four months and have hampered her progress on multiple events. As an uneven bars and beam specialist her freshman year, she has been limited to only eight appearances on bars this season. I know shes in a tremendous amount of pain, coach Rhonda Faehn said. Theyre hurting, theyre bruised and theyre sore. Shes just tough. When Caquatto returned on bars in late January, she made an immediate impact, winning four straight titles from Jan. 27 to Feb. 17 and averaging a 9.92 within that span. Then, UF experimented with Caquatto on beam exhibitions against Auburn and Georgia. But the result wasnt too promising. If she would take a short landing on beam, she would re-aggravate it all over again, Faehn said. Thats why we decided were going to shut down the beam and focus on letting her heal. Due to the pounding from beam dismounts, Caquatto experienced a reoccurrence of intense discomfort in her ankles and sat out Floridas against Utah on March 16. The week before, she received platelet-rich plasma injections in her ankles in hopes of healing them quickly before the postseason. She was just having so much pain that we really just felt with the trainers and the doctors that [the PRP injection therapy] was someFaehn said. We opted to do it to see mation away and ease her pain a little bit. The therapy proved to be effective as Caquatto bounced back at the Southeastern Conference Championships the next weekend. In an under-the-radar performance, she posted an impressive 9.9 on bars after hitting most of her handstands and sticking her dismount. Caquatto, who only practiced two bars dismounts leading up to the competition, tied for second place behind only UF sophomore Alaina Johnson (9.925). I did one of my best bars routines this season, Caquatto said. After my ankles, its especially that much better because its been a hard and long process coming back. Faehn said Caquatto would only see bars again when No. 1 Florida heads to the NCAA Regional on April 7 in the Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C. After being named to the AllSEC Gymnastics Second Team, her will enter next Saturdays meet with her head held high. Shes not going to let [her ankle injuries] affect her mentally. Shes pushing through and making the absolute best of the situation. FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffMackenzie Caquatto sticks a dismount in a quad meet Jan. 27. She rebounded from ankle pain to post 9.9 on bars at the SEC Championship. TRA CK AND FIELD KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer When coach Mike Holloway tells freshman sprinter Hugh Graham that he will be competing against the defending national For Graham, its just another day at practice. I get better by practicing with Tony (McQuay) and guys like him, Graham said. Graham came to Florida after becoming the 2011 FHSAA Class 4A State runner-up in the 400m with the time of 46.72 .28 seconds slower than his personal best. In high school, Graham was also part of the 2011 Miami Herald All-Dade Track and Field First Team in the 100m and 4x400m in addition to the 400m. As a freshman at UF, Graham placed fourth at the Southeastern Conference Indoor Championship in the 400m and the was part of a fourth-place 4x400m relay team. He was also able to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championship in the 400m. It was a big change as far as the competition and the attention, Graham said. In high school, I was able to run hard when I wanted to run hard, but in college its a whole other level. meet this weekend at the 85th Annual Texas, hes excited to see what he can accomplish. meet of the season for many of Floridas the Gators are ready to see where they stand among the other teams. It gives us a chance to see some of the competition from the southwest and from the west coast at this meet, Holloway said. Its always been a meet weve been able to go to and gauge where were at in our training. Were going to open up in our relays this weekend with the men and womens [4x100m] and [4x400m]. Although Florida has come close to an outdoor national title the last three years, it hasnt won one yet. But Holloway said he is ready for his teams to show everyone at this meet what theyre capable of this year. The meet opened up Wednesday with sophomore Brittany Harrell competing in Thursday in second place with a personal NCAA Outdoor Championships. The thing that people dont under stand is weve done very well indoors, but were an outdoor program, so we feel better about being outdoors, Holloway said. Were a lot more comfortable outdoors than we are indoors.Holloway ELI MARGERAlligator Writer In the minutes after Sundays win against Mississippi, Allie Will walked into the conference room of the Ring Tenfrom the media. The junior has gone through the routine dozens of times, answering questions with ease. Then, something caught her off-guard. How, she was asked, did she feel about winning her 100th match as a Gator? Thats great news, she said, clearly surprised. Ive had a lot of good matches, and I havent lost a match (at home) so Im happy that I was able to get to 100 wins and hopefully Ill have a few more before the year is over. For the nations top-ranked singles player on the nations second-ranked team, accolades and accomplishments are nothing new. All year long, when asked about a list of items ranging from the teams 103-match home win streak to her recently attained No. 1 singles ranking, Will had an almost identical response she was just trying to get better. Her coach, Roland Thornqvist, echoed that sentiment. She obviously likes to win, but this year, shes worked really, really hard, he said. She was a tremendous worker the ting in twice the work this year. Huge appetite for the game and for getting better, and I think youre seeing it in her game. As skilled as Will is, improvements at this stage in the season are minimal. She is Floridas best player in almost every area of the game. Aside from being a tremendous natural athlete, Will has a lethal backhand, a powerful serve and a forehand that Thornqvist said she takes for granted. Still, she sincerely believes there is plenty of work to be done. For me, its just about playing the way I do in practice in a real match, she said. Ive been working on hitting my serve a little bit more. Its about moving my feet, trying to get to the net, and trying to be as aggressive as I can. Her attitude and hunger for continued improvement have rubbed off on her teammates. Throughout this season, the defending national champions have seen improvements in singles and doubles. Even after the Gators lost to Stanford last month, Thornqvist saw the teams mentality change. That, he said, started with Will. When Florida takes the court against Auburn today at 1 p.m., Wills hard work will be put to the test in search of her 101st win. Thornqvist said that as much as the team doesnt talk about numbers, this is one worth noting. Allie winning 100 matches in her junior year is pretty amazing, he said. I dont know if Ive ever been around that before. We dont really talk about numbers or rankings or anything like that really, but this one you have to acknowledge.Rankings, accolades from reaching goalsWill Theyre hurting, theyre bruised and theyre sore. Shes just tough. Rhonda FaehnUF coach


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