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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 135 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Parks and Recreation star to perform at ReitzNick Offerman, who plays Ron Swanson, will perform Wed., pg 5. New student-run moving company hires, helps studentsCampus Bellhops came to Gainesville this semester, pg 8. Ronald Powell suffered a torn ACL during Saturdays spring game that will require surgery. See story, page 13. 87 /59Students react to Instagram buyoutFacebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion on Monday, pg. 4. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13Christopher Hwang / AlligatorEconomics professor David Denslow, 69, poses for a picture in his KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterDavid Denslow, a professor in the Warrington College of Business Administration, will retire during the summer after more than 40 years at UF. Denslow has been teaching at UF since on May 15. He has taught introductory macroeconomics for much of his UF career, and thousands of students have taken his class as a degree prerequisite. Recently, Denslow left that class to teach international business. He has received several awards while at the university, including Warringtons teacher of the year four times. Denslow said he was glad to be a part of UF as it rose in rank over the years. I really enjoyed the fact that it got better and better over time, he said. Earning the Presidents Medallion in Recognition of Distinguished Service in 1989 was especially meaningful, he said. Biology junior Blake Tomlin, 21, took Denslows macroeconomics lecture his freshman year as a requirement for his business minor. He said Denslow would present multiple topics in each lecture, jumping from one idea to another because they were all connected.Economics professor retiring SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator WriterThe UF School of Theatre and Dance has gone Gaga. The school was recognized at a regional conference and chosen to perform at a national dance festival using the Gaga dance technique in a dance called Wired. Yaniv Abraham, an Israeli dancer, taught the technique to UF dancers over the summer. He also choreographed the winning work during the Swamp Dance Festival 2011, a summer dance intensive program. Gaga is a movement language from Israel that is relatively new to the U.S., said Joey Loto, a 20-yearold dance sophomore and one of the nine dancers in Wired. Loto said UF is one of the only universities to The technique lets internal sensations guide dancers moves. The piece really improved the physical conditions of dancers in the program, he said. Neta Pulvermacher, assistant dance professor and director of Wired and the Swamp Dance Festival, said 48 works were showcased in the southeast regional conference, which was held in Georgia last week. The American College Dance Festival Association holds the conferences every year and sponsors the National College Dance Festival every two years. UF is one of the 30 schools participating this year at the national festival at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. from May 24 to May 27. The other schools chosen in the southeast were Florida State University and Kennesaw State University, Loto said. to the national festival. Dancers rehearsed every day for a month in summer. During the school year, they rehearsed about Theatre and dance school selected to perform at national festivalCRIME SHELBY WEBBAlligator Writer ation Center and the Harn Museum left one man in jail and another without a ride. the car around 8:45 p.m., shortly before it pulled off of Southwest 34th Street onto Museum Road. Minutes The car was fully engulfed, said University Police Sgt. Michael Metz. Police said Anthony Mizzell, 39, cident at the Kangaroo gas station on Southwest 34th Street and Southwest gan. Somewhere between the gas stainside the Volkswagen. Mizzell pulled off Southwest 34th Street onto Museum Road and got out of the car, leaving it in the middle of the road. His passenger, an unidentiThe car began to roll downhill before resting against a gated area that housed a diesel tank. Kasey Metzler, a 19-year-old event management sophomore, said she car while she was playing intramural sand volleyball at Southwest Rec. She said after the car came to a stop, She said she could hear the sounds of popping glass and screeching metal while the car burned. It was crazy, she said. This doesnt happen every day. Mizzell has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage for the hit-andrun. Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@ alligator.org.Car engulfed in flames near Harn SEE PROFESSOR, PAGE 4 SEE DANCE, PAGE 4 I thought he was a very detailoriented teacher. He wouldnt dumb down material for his students.Blake TomlinUF juniorAbraham


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 135 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?Qu Pasa? Whats Holding You Back? La Casita, 1504 W University Ave. Today, noon What do you feel holds you back from getting that job, hanging out with that group, going there? Feel free to join the discussion over snacks. Bring your lunch and just talk; everyone is welcome. Financial Planning For Families Today, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Come find out how to pay for your children and protect their futures. The Roark Law Firm and Ryan Westerburg of Merrill Lynch will be hosting a free and open discus sion about the financial and legal strategies available to parents looking to plan for their familys future. Topics covered will include saving and investment strategies, the importance of estate planning and several small but impor tant things that every parent should have in place for their children. Drinks and snacks will be provided and a Q&A session will follow. sions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.CORRECTIONSA story in Mondays edition of the Alligator misspelled Gail Keelers name. Keeler is a spokeswoman for UFs Center of European Studies. In Mondays edition of the Alligator, an editorial error caused it to be incorrectly reported that the Gainesville Hardcourt Bike Polo club hosted a tournament on Sunday at Veterans Park. The tournament was played at Veterans Park on Saturday, but on Sunday it was in the parking garage behind :08 Seconds. Gators Assisting Pets Award Ceremony and Interest Meeting Today, 6:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. Stuzin Hall, Room 101 Those seeking leadership roles or volunteer positions in Gators Assisting Pets, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating pet euthanasia in Alachua County, are invited to our final meeting of the year. We will hand out the Volunteer of the Semester award and discuss leadership roles and the plans for next semester. 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 submis-WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNNY 84/59 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/55 SUNNY 78/52 PARTLY CLOUDY 85/51 PARTLY CLOUDY 87/59


TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Be a part of something BIG GIVE B LOOD.Over 1,000 people gathered to form one of the largest human blood drop Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffA University of Pittsburgh study suggests that texting during class may interfere with a students ability to learn. JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterWhen athletic training freshman Morgan Villanueva loses interest in a lecture at UF, she reaches for her secret weapon: a cellphone. Villanueva, 19, said she texts throughout the 50-minute period. Shes one of many college students who send text messages during class, but a recent University of Pittsburgh, Bradford study suggests the habit may impede their learning. Math junior John Streese, 20, said if he already knows what is being discussed, or he isnt interested in the material, he will send up to 10 text messages per class. I feel like Im listening less, but I dont know if that relates to learning less, he said. Senior lecturer of communications Edmund Kellerman said he doesnt believe students are capable of multitasking. Those who text in his communication classes miss instructions. If you cant pay attention to it, you cannot absorb it, he said. Kellerman tells his students to only use electronics to access the course website and for emergencies. He gives breaks during multi-period classes. Kellerman said he has his own way of dealing with cellphones his students bring to class. If your ringtone goes off, I get to sing along with it, he said. Thats a negative reinforcement. Trust me, you dont want me to sing. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@alligator. org.Study: Students have trouble learning while texting in classBoredom in class leads to distraction If you cant pay attention to it, you cannot absorb it.Edmund KellermanSenior lecturer of communications


KRISTEN MORRELLAlligator Contributing WriterFacebook expanded its network and dominance over social media Monday by purchasing mobile photo-sharing app Instagram for about $1 billion. Some UF students and faculty said the purchase made sense, though it raises questions about how the collaboration will work. According to a Facebook news release, Instagram will continue to exist, despite the new owner ship. Were committed to building and growing Instagram independently, said Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, in the release. Tory Polwin, a 22-year-old telecommunication and political science senior, said the partner ship could make the photo-shar ing process quicker and easier for people already sharing their Instagram photos on Facebook. because Facebook is all about pictures, Polwin said. Thats why a lot of people go on Facebook. UF journalism assistant professor Amy Zerba said the partnership made sense but she was worried Facebook and Instagram are used by different audiences. It will be interesting because you do have those people who really want to break away from Facebook and have something a little bit different, she said. She said the cost of the buyout is Instagrams individuality. I kind of wish these great start-ups could make it on their own without being gobbled up by these big giants, she said. I just wonder what is next for Facebook. 4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012Screenshot pulled from InstagramFacebook is spending $1 billion to buy Instagram, a photo-sharing phone app. Students react to Instagram buyout BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator WriterA national organization will honor Innovation Square for its project to develop Gainesvilles economy. The American Planning Association will present the Donald E. Hunter Excellence in Economic Development Planning Award to the project on Monday at the 2012 National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association in Los Angeles. in Gainesville and across the county you have really true partnerships between campus and the city on this scale and with this amount of ambition, said Kelly Fisher, director of the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency. The award is given each year boost a local economy. Innovation Square is a project to create a 40-acre research and innovation center. The projects centerpiece, Florida Innovation Hub at UF, located at 747 SW Second Ave., is already built and acts as an incubator for start-up businesses. She said the award validates all the hard work the community has put into the project. Innovation Square will be successful because UF will be a great asset when it comes to educating students and providing knowledge, Fischer said. She said Innovation Square will help grow the citys retail economy and will help entrepreneurs who are starting out. From the design viewpoint, the award means a lot, said David Green, principal at Perkins+Will, the urban design and planning consultant for Innovation Square. Linda Dixon, an assistant director at the Facilities, Planning and Construction division at UF, said the award recognizes the collaboration in the community. This is another way the university can put its name out there and get recognized for all of the good work it does, she said. Dixon said this project is a great way for students who want to be entrepreneurs to stay in Gainesville. This project lets you put down roots not as a student, but as a resident to start their careers and work life here, she said. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org.Innovation Hub awarded for boosting economyTECHNOLOGYNumber of students in program growingPulvermacher said she thinks the recognition is bringing more students to the school. She said the number of students has tripled since 2006, when she started working at UF. In the 2009-10 school year, 281 students were enrolled in the school. have a study-abroad program in Israel. We have great dancers that people are really interested in, she said. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org. DANCE, from page 1 THE PERFORMANCE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. ALEX MASIAlligator Contributing WriterOrganizers suggest bringAwareness Months annual drag show its going to get hot. The 12th annual drag show will be April 12 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. served. The show is free and open to the public. The theme of the show is Gainesville is Burning: A Drag Show, an homage to Paris is Burning, a documentary about the drag scene in New York City, said Anthony Licari, the shows director. It will feature RuPauls Drag Race veterans Pandora Boxx, Sharon Needles and Manila Luzon. Drag kings Leona Chiar appa and Lauren Hannahs, known on the stage as Hunter de la Rose and Craven More, will also make appearances. The drag show bends the rules, Licari said. It makes people comfortable being themselves. Jessie Pincus, public relations director for Pride Awareness Month, said she expects about 500 people to attend. The queens this year are class acts, Licari said. And were all college students adults. Some profanity is accepted. VIP tickets are available through the events Facebook page. Tickets can be requested online and picked up at any Pride Awareness Month event before the show.Drag show expected to bring the heatHe plans to continue working with studentsI thought he was a very detail-oriented teacher, he said. He wouldnt dumb down material for his students. Tomlin said Denslow was very approachable and quirky, inventing terms like trilemma and pronouncing the same word multiple ways. Denslow served as chairman of the Department of Economics, according to his resume. He was faculty adviser for Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity for eight years. His research projects include work on historical Cuba, the housing bubble and aviation, he said. He is a research economist for the universitys Bureau of Economic Business Research and director of its Policy Studies Program. Denslow has also been involved in various state committees, according to his resume. He has examined legislative issues such as budget reform and urban growth. He said he has a strong inter est in international business, and he taught and studied in Brazil and doctorate degrees from Yale University are in economics. You can cover anything you want in the whole world, he said. After he retires, Denslow plans to continue his research and involvement at UF. He would like to give seminars and work with students, particularly undergraduates. Denslow said he has enjoyed his years at UF. Its been great, he said. I really lucked out. PR OFESS OR, from page 1 It is important for people in Gainesville to understand that people across the county are looking at this project ... David Greenprincipal at Perkins+Will We have great dancers that people are really interested in. Neta Pulvermacherassistant dance professor


ALEXANDRA ANNANAlligator Contributing WriterThe lion changing colors almost every week isnt the only special thing about UFs Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house. The SAE house, built in 1963 by Gene Leedy, has been recognized by the Florida chapter of the American Institute of Architects as one of the Top 100 buildings in Florida. The No. 1 building will be the one with the most votes on the American Institute of Architects website. Results will be announced later this month. It would be good positive recognition for us because its very public knowledge that we did come into some trouble with the university a couple years ago, said SAE President Nathan Kenney, a 21-yearold food science and human nutrition junior. So this honor would help shine a positive light on our fraternity. SAE found out about the architecture honor when alumni shared the link through email and Facebook last month. Tyler Lethe found out when he received an email from the former president of SAE. SAE is the essence of our fraternity, providing a place to reside, eat and enjoy ourselves. It would be great to be recognized for all that it has given us, Letson said. Kenney said the fraternity is proud it can represent SAE chapters and UF and that its the only fraternity house on the list. He cited many aspects of the three-story building that make it unique, including its large courtyard. Its also structurally cool that there is no actual front door, Kenney said. There are multiple side entrances, but no true front door. You can basically reach any room from any side of the house because of this. Letson considers the SAE house to be more of a castle, noting it is best known for the lion that stands guard in front. We are truly blessed to have such an extraordinary building in which to work hard and play harder, he said. TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Alligator File PhotoThe Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house has been recognized by the Florida chapter of the American Institute of Architects as one of the Top 100 buildings in Florida. CLARE LENNONAlligator Staff WriterStudents can experience Ron Swansons Pyramid of Greatness for themselves when Nick Offerman, the actor who plays him on Parks and Recreation, performs at the Reitz Unions Rion Ballroom Wednesday night. Offerman stars in the Emmy-nominated NBC show as Swanson, the hyper-masculine director of the parks and recreation department of a small Midwest town. Tori Jeter, one of Reitz Union Board Entertainments directors of lectures and comedians, said the event will include stand-up, sketch comedy and music. RUB, Accent Speakers Bureau and Inter-Residence Housing Association are putting on the event. Students can receive wristbands starting at 7 p.m., and doors open for the free event 15 to 30 minutes before it begins, according to an email from Ellie Carpo, another director of lectures and comedians. RUB alumnus Timothy Keck will serve as master of ceremonies and introduce Offerman, Jeter said. Keck was part of UFs 2010 comedy team that won Funniest Stand-up Comedy Team at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. Offerman is being paid a combined $35,000 from the organizations to perform for an hour and a half. Contact Clare Lennon at clennon@ alligator.org.Parks and Rec star to perform Wed.ON CAMPUSFrat house one of Top 100 buildings in stateOfferman So this honor would help shine a positive light on our fraternity.Nathan Kenneypresident of SAE


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, APRIL 10, 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.Todays question: Do you use Instagram? 123 TOTAL VOTES70% YES 30% NOMondays question: Did you take microeconomics with The Director? Sexual orientation irrelevant in admissionsAs we near the horizon of summer, many of us are in the job application process. Employers are getting really nutty nowadays, and some even have the gall to ask for your Facebook password the combination to our personal social universe. Some of us cant even bear the thought of our bosses creeping through past Spring Break albums. But before we fret about the real world the one with seemingly tedious but realistically simple process of applying to college. Think back to when you were, say, 17-going-on-18 and cial paperwork and overhyped standardized testing came the mind-numbing part: the nitty-gritty details of race, ethnicity and gender. Then, imagine, as a teenager on the verge of adulthood, coming across a box to check for sexual orientation. Sexual orientation? What a very personal, invasive reality check. year. But for others its not so easy. Some might not have come to terms with it yet, others havent discovered it yet. Some are simply confused. After all, theyre only teenager its just a fraction of years in the long span of life. popped the question on its application: Students who marked yes to being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender would be eligible for a diversity scholarship. Its sad to say that even in the worldly and progressive atmospheres some universities claim to have, theres still a small, swirling cloud of homophobia. Perhaps creating a more diverse student body in terms of sexuality would make the college experience more inviting for questioning teens. spare those who have suffered enough harassment. It would be wise to leave the sexual orientation factor at the door. Offering a scholarship would only be adding sentment, and, in the case of monetary aid, jealousy. The option could hypothetically open the door to liars and freeloaders. Anyone can cry gay or lesbian for a lighter tuition tab. Its straight-up insulting to those who truly are homosexual ties not to mention its a shameless and cheap strategy. What would happen to students who initially identify as heterosexual but then have a gay experience in college? Do they automatically qualify, or do they miss out on the golden opportunity? Before tackling such a touchy topic, the issues should be ironed out. Considering another demographic for the sake of attractive statistics isnt worth the potential fallout and controversy. In an honest effort to support the gay community, universities might just be weighing it down. for equality, I think homosexual students would prefer to be treated the same in the admissions process. Being gay dent. By no means should it be looked upon as a handicap. Colleges (and the workforce) should try to keep the questions to the bare minimum. Irrelevant factors include, but are not limited to: race, gender, income, parental education and sexual orientation. Relevant factors are GPA, test scores and resumes. and may access to your Facebook be the most invasive question youll ever be faced with answering. Colleen Wright is a journalism freshman at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays.Speak up NicelyHow to effectively contact the governorOn Monday, former Sen. Bob Graham encouraged students at Florida universities to speak out and make their voices heard to the state legislature and governor. the governor to get him to veto budget cuts to higher education in the state, which currently total $300 million. Whether you agree or disagree with Graham about the danger of cuts to higher education, his call to become active and involved with the policy-making process should be applauded. Students, especially when it comes to the budget for higher education, tuition and new fees, are the most affected by these changes. It is no secret that, compared to voter turnout among older Americans, young people just are not that active in politics. According to exit polls compiled by the Pew Research Center, voter turnout in Florida among voters 18 to 29 years old decreased from 17 percent of the total electorate in 2004 to 14 percent of the total electorate in 2008. In heeding the former senators call to action, we wanted to provide a few tips to students wishing to speak out in favor of or against policies dealing with higher education in the state of Florida. First, students must know their audience. In this case, you will likely be writing to Gov. Rick Scott. The governor does not write legislation, and he certainly does not vote on legislation, so be sure to encourage Gov. Scott to sign or veto the current budget. Second, make sure your letter is original. While some seem copies of the same letter might be effective, we encourage you to focus on quality, not quantity. Also, tell the governor who you are, and be sure to mention that you are a student at a Florida university. Third, keep your letter as short and simple as possible. You are not writing a treatise or a manifesto. Not only should you know to whom you are writing, but you should also know what bill your letter references. That means you should know the number of the bill and the title. to be taken, i.e. signed or vetoed. Finally, and most importantly, be courteous. If you do not like Gov. Scott, do not call him names or say he is evil. Instead, be reasonable and rational in your arguments. Explain why you believe it is vital that the governor act in a certain way. Sign your letter graciously, thanking the governor for taking the time to read your letter. Colleen Wrightopinions@alligator.org


TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Letter to the Editor Yesterday, President Obama returned from a three-day trip to Seoul in which he met with leaders from South Korea, China and Russia to discuss nuclear security and proliferation. Now, in any discussion regarding this matter, there are a number of topics that will inevitably be raised, including how to draw down the nuclear arsenals of the Cold War powers, how to ensure that nuclear weapons dont fall into the hands of terrorists and what to do about North Korea. All three are extremely pressing issues, but the latter clearly overshadows the other two. North Korea is one of three states that possess nuclear weapons that are not members of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (the other two being India and Pakistan), as it demonstrated to the world in October 2006 when it conducted an underground nuclear weapons test. But having a nuclear weapon doesnt give you much bargaining power unless you have a way of deploying it via a missile, which is exactly what the North Koreans have been working on building for the past several years. This, of course, is a very bad thing. to halt North Koreas nuclear development program, only to have Kim Jong Il, when he was still alive, back out in an attempt to milk more concessions out of the American government. In the latest attempt to squelch North Koreas nuclear ambitions, Washington brokered a deal with Pyongyang at the end of last month under which it agreed to allow international inspectors to monitor its nuclear facilities and to suspend its plans to launch a rocket in return for some 240,000 metric tons of food. Predictably enough, North Korea is now saying its going to carry out the rocket launch anyway, and it is going to do it in about two or three weeks time. The rocket is supposed to carry a satellite into orbit, though attempts in 2006 and 2009 to do the same resulted in the rocket plunging into the ocean. In any event, if this next launch is successfully carried out, everyone loses. The biggest losers might just be as they have almost always been the civilian population of North Korea. They desperately need the food aid that Washington has promised them, and theyre not going to get it if their government once again goes back on its promise. North Korea is perhaps the worst place to live on Earth, with nearly everyone slowly dying of starvation and suffering from malnourishment. For this reason, North Koreans are about three or four inches shorter than their fellow peninsula-dwellers to the south. Some two million North Koreans are estimated to have died in the 1990s because of widespread famine and natural disasters. North Korea has done nothing but disservices to its own people and to the world at large. President Bush was unable to prevent it from developing nuclear technology, which it subsequently shared with another equally unstable regime in Syria. More so than any of his myriad of other failures, that may prove to be the most catastrophic. Sean Talia is a columnist for The Heights at Boston College.Alligator should apologize to Zot SzurgotAs a co-worker, student and friend of Zot tions described in the Friday issue of the Alligator are false. Zot is one of the most compassionate human beings that I have ever met and has demonstrated her commitment to workers rights, social justice and sustainability time and time again. Many residents of this community owe Zot a debt of gratitude for her efforts, but all jury of her peers. I was extremely disappointed that the editorial staff of the Alligator disregarded the most basic tenets of our criminal justice system, as well as journalistic standards, when you decided to summarily convict Zot of these allegations in your Darts & Laurels editorial. The crimes that Zot has been accused of come with potentially harsh, lifelong consequences if she is convicted. Before you condemn someone to such a fate in the public eye, you should be damn sure that they are guilty. There is not a single one of us who hasnt at some point in our lives been accused of something that we were innocent of, and we owe each other the same basic decency that wed expect and that has been outlined in our criminal justice system from its origins. Further, I noted that both your editorial and the news story made use of Zots status as a transgender person. This status has no more relevance than Zots age or race, and I am concerned that you were playing into trans-phobic sentiments in our community and grossly misinformed stereotypes of our transgender neighbors. While I doubt that you were intentionally trying to harm the transgender community through your statements, words can be powerful weapons and I encourage you to be more circumspect in your use of them in the future. I hope that you will retract your unfortunate statements immediately and will apologize personally to both Zot and to the community at large for your journalistic shortcomings in this instance. Jason Fults Gainesville resident Failure to halt North Koreas nuclear program could prove catastrophicUWireWhat good have you done today? On the day Im writing this, Ive done little. I ate breakfast, drank a cup of coffee and have done nothing (save for type this column) to contribute to the life of another. But what could I do? Certainly there are things I could do, but which of them would be valuable, and which would prove an utter waste of energy? Our impact on the world, as a whole, is limited. Despite our ability to contact the other end of the Earth, few of us do, and few of us have done this to successfully manifest any social, political or economic change. No matter how many Kony T-shirts you buy, youre not going to bring the man to justice alone by making him famous. No matter how many hoodies you wear, you alone wont change Floridas legislation on selfdefense (to say nothing of destructing the stereotype people have about a man in a hood). Each of these movements requires a complex of associations and a combined mass of individual support. structure of the world around us. Individuals now have more outlets to catalyze change than ever before (when public hearsay and subsequent execution was the surest way to get your name known). Now a single YouTube video or blog post is enough to spark a movement. Yet the conditions must be so ripe, the message so simple and the audience so impressionable that few of the many calls ever rally support. Theres at least one way, however, for us to have burp bubble. You walk by the sign nearly every day. Save Three Lives! Give Blood Today! You Give Blood, We Give [Free S--t!] see in the blood bus (there are always more stations empty than occupied), I take it few people actually donate (save for fundraisers and events when an incentive encour ages your good deeds). But we likely all know someone, whether or not were aware of it, who has required a blood transfusion. Some facts to keep in mind: According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Thats more than 38,000 blood donations needed every day. A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood (each donation is about three pints worth). Do you know anyone who has sickle-cell disease or who went through chemotherapy? They probably needed frequent blood transfusions. Spending less than an hour every two months, losing three pints of blood and getting free s--t (boxers, T-shirts, cookies, etc.), can actively help save someones life someone who may one day be a loved one or yourself. Yes, the procedure may be uncomfortable for some. But I know, as you know, that you stick and pour more corrosive s--t into your body than the tip of a sanitized hypodermic does. If you can sit through the discomfort of an over crowded bus ride, a morning-after hangover or the fabricated story of someone you despise, you can surely sit through an hours blood donation. Dyllan Furness is a philosophy and English junior at UF. His column appears on Tuesdays.Giving blood is more effective in helping others than viral campaignsGuest columnSean TaliaUWire Dyllan Furnessopinions@alligator.org


THE CRUISE WILL RETRACE THE TITANICS VOYAGE. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSLONDON A memorial cruise retracing the route of the Titanic 100 years since it sank has been slightly delayed because of high winds, a spokeswoman for the cruise said Monday. The Titanic Memorial Cruise ar rived at the town of Cobh, on Irelands southern coast, about two hours later than scheduled due to the bad weather, Rachel OReilly said. The vessel, called the MS Balmoral, set sail from Southampton in southern England Sunday for the 12-night cruise. Cobh, once known as Queenstown, was the Titanics last port of call before it set out across the Atlantic in April 1912. As the Balmoral pulled into the towns port Monday, it was welcomed by thousands of cheering well-wishers. The ship, which carries 1,309 passengers including relatives of some of the more than 1,500 Titanic passengers who died will leave Cobh around midnight for the North Atlantic site where the ship hit an iceberg and sank, OReilly said. The cruise seeks to recreate the experience onboard the Titanic minus the disaster. Many passengers are dressed in period costumes for the journey, as are crew members and stewards. Passengers will also eat meals from the Titanics menu while a live band plays music of the era. Two special memorial services will take place over the weekend: when the Titanic hit the iceberg, and the second on early Apr. 15, when the ship sank. The Balmoral is operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, whose parent company, Harland and Wolff, built the Titanic in Belfast. The memorial cruise is among an abundance of commemorations and memorials to the reputedly unsinkable ship that have sprung up to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Titanics doomed voyage. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012AP PhotoMary Beth Crocker Dearing and her husband Tom Dearing from Newport, Ky., pose for the media in period costume as they wait to board the MS Balmoral cruise ship in Southampton, England, on Sunday. Nearly 100 years after the Titanic went down, a cruise with the same number of passengers aboard is setting sail to retrace the ships voyage, including a visit to the location where it sank. LOC AL ASHLEY CRAIGAlligator Contributing WriterAs the semester comes to an end, an inconvenient reality kicks in: moving day. But Campus Bellhops, a new UF student-run moving company, will try to help ease the stress of moving. Ty Parker, a 22-year-old mechanical engineer ing senior and co-director of the company, said he heard about the success of Campus Bellhops at Auburn University in the fall and wanted to bring the business to UF this spring. Campus Bellhops will help any student who needs to move in the Gainesville area. The cost of moving without furniture is $100, and moving with furniture is $150. The purpose is to help people move in and who cannot travel to help their kids. Alex Mahoney, a 23-year-old UF graduate stuUF in two ways. It provides jobs for students in need and provides services for students who are not interested in moving, he said. Campus Bellhops hires only students. Applicants are required to provide a photo and a paragraph about themselves, Mahoney said. That way, students who sign up for the service can see who will help them move. Parker said once students sign up for a moving time, its up to the student employees to pick what date and time they want to work. Movers work in pairs, and Campus Bellhops has hired about 78 employees so far. McKenzie McNabb, a 21-year-old public relations junior, said she likes the idea of students helping other students move. McNabbs family will be helping her younger brother move when he goes to college in August, and they wont be able to help her move out during the same time. I havent heard of anything like this before, she said. Typically when you move, you have to hire strangers who you cannot trust. With students, I feel more trusting.New student-run moving company hires, helps studentsTitanic memorial cruise delayed in Ireland by strong winds TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterHandcuffed inside a police car, a Gainesville man kicked through a back seat window Easter morning. Moments earlier, Billy W. Weaver yanked his arms every said, according to an arrest report. Weaver, 38, was booked on charges of burglary, resisting an $800 in damage, police said. Weaver broke into Southern Scooters and ATVs, located at hopped a fence behind the store, climbed a barrel and pried off the metal frame of a back window to get inside. Then he pulled open the roll-up door in the back, police said. When the door opened, an alarm went off. gone. Carter and the stores manager, David Willis, watched a surveillance video that showed Weaver walking through the shop looking at saws and scooters. block south to grab coffee at a Sunoco gas station convenience store. Inside, Willis saw a man who looked just like the one in the surveillance video. The man was wearing the same clothes, police said. ing. Carter grabbed him and pulled him toward the police car. Weaver tried to break free, so Carter pressed him against the hood of the police car and handcuffed him, according to the report. Inside the car, Weaver rolled on his back and kicked through down while one of them strapped his arms and legs together. On the way to jail, police said, Weaver broke the straps off twice. Weaver was held at the Alachua County Jail on a $25,000 bond Monday. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org.Suspected burglar arrested after store owner recognizes him It provides jobs for students in need ... Alex MahoneyUF graduate studentWeaver Man also charged with resisting arrest ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator WriterSome Gainesville residents are concerned about drivers whizzing through their neighborhoods. They are calling for more speed bumps, but the city says thats not an option. The City Commission stopped put in radar speed limit signs and roundabouts to slow down drivers. The city prohibited the speed bumps because it slowed down amerations Manager Phil Mann. truck down as much as 30 seconds in a situation where every second counts, said Gainesville Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Tim Hayes. Weve got to get to the emer gency in four minutes, Hayes said. That additional time is pretty devastating to us. Though no action was taken Monday during a city Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Public Works Committee meeting to discuss the issue, Commissioner Todd Chase asked Mann if he would look into the costs of installing more speed limit radar signs in the requested areas around the city. Gainesville resident Michael Holt lives near Northwest 22nd Street, which has only a radar sign to keep drivers speed in check. Holt, who has three children, said thats not enough. Im glad its there, Holt said, But the radar sign doesnt deter people from speeding. Contact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.org.Residents push for more speed bumps, city says noChase


BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. Search Smarter. Not Harder. ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-25-72-1 Student friendly 2/2s and 4/4s 42 TV in EVERY apt Text GP to 47464 for more info! 4-25-72-1 **ALL INCLUSIVE 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 MOVE IN TODAY! 3 & 4 BEDROOM APARTMENTS Move in before June and stay for fall Get 1 Month FREE Rent! 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SPECIALS EXPIRE APRIL 13th 4-25-12-65-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 4-25-11-72-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $459 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 4-25-72-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-25-11-72-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-25-12-72-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALL Studio $410 1BRs $425-495 2BR/1.5BA, W/D $580 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-25-11-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. 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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 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 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 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 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 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 **********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. $2275/mo Aug, yr. lease. 352-222-0211 4-12-12-10-2 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 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 4-1012-5-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs avail now & fall. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com Call/text 352-538-1550 5-31-12-21-2 2 BR, 1 1/2 Bath, townhouse. Walk to UF campus and restaurantes. Washer/Dryer incl. Covered parking by front door. Furnished LV and DR available for free. Available summer or Aug 1. $950/mo. Call 352-380-0090 5-15-12-15-2 1BR COTTAGE BR, living room, den, kitchen & dining area. Approximately 750 sq ft. Free water, sewer, cable & internet. 1 mi west of I-75 off Williston Rd on gated farm. Very quiet. 1 yr lease. $500/mo 372-0507 4-19-12-10-2 TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS Upscale, 1 & 2 BR apts. 1 block to UF campus on N & E sides. Year lease, begin ning summer or fall. Sorry, no pets. K & M Properties. 372-1509 5-15-12-13-2 Beautiful 2-story house. 2.5 mi to UF. 5BR/2.5BA 2400sq.ft. large treed lot. Very quiet neighbrhd. H/W & tile flrs, ceiling fans, walk-in closets, W/D, ref, stove, DW. $1600/ mo & sec dep. Avail 8/1/12. 727-686-1404 4-17-12-6-2 Very nice 3BR/2.5BA house. 2.5 mi from UF. Beautiful large, treed lot, H/W flrs, tile, vaulted ceiling in kitchen, walk-in closets. W/D, ref, stove, DW, ceiling fans. Avail 8/1/12. $925/mo sec dep req'd 727-686-1404 4-1712-6-2 Remodeled 3/1.5 near UF.Wood floor, central AC, new windows, granite, large fridge w/ water, marble, screened porch, fenced yard, wash/dryer, lawn care, whirlpool. $1,375 Aug. 1st. Greg 514-2039 Pets Ok 4-23-1210-2 Several cute & clean houses & apartments available for August, located in quiet NW areas near UF/Downtown. Rates from $435 per month. Call/Text Anita: 352-575-4395; Anita@cozygator.com; www.cozygator.com 5-17-12-14-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Two bedrooms two baths available in 4/4 for Summer C. All utilities included $470/room (negotiable). University Club: washer/dryer, close to campus w/ 3 bus routes. For more info call Stephanie 239-777-1888 4-10-125-3 Staying for Summer? Sleep in late for class while staying at The Courtyards! Subleasing for Summer A and willing to negotiate on price! Please contact 407-310-0622 4-1810-3 ROOMMATE WANTED $300/month MAY, JUNE, JULY or ANY part thereof. FURNISHED OR UNFURNISHED. Private room & bath in 2bdr/2.5 bath townhouse. Centralized location, 5-10 minute walk from sorority row, campus, and midtown. please call 863-528-0381 thanks! 4-13-5-3 Sublease needed from May1-Aug7 Campus Club Apts., $359/mo (3 pymts) Bedroom/shared bath, furnished Apt. Call or email for more info! 386-785-3859, jwolff@ufl.edu 4-16-5-3 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 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 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 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!! 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TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Powells injuryHow big of a blow is Ronald Powells injury to UFs defense? Check out The Rally, page 14. Softball player wins awardGators third baseman Sami Fagan won the SECs Freshman of the Week award Monday. BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffJunior Ronald Powell (7) is pushed by right tackle Chaz Green during Saturdays spring game. Powell fell to the turf after being pushed and suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. He is out at least four months. THE JUNIOR WAS HURT DURING SATURDAYS SPRING GAME. GREG LUCAAlligator Staff Writer Assistant leaves UF:Powell out four to six months with torn ACL; Roberts to KUSEE NOTEBOOK, P A GE 14 sweep of Seminoles since F-Floridas rankings drop, rough patch not cause for concernSEE TOM, P A GE 15 SEE BASEBALL, P A GE 15 Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde THE TOM GREEN SHOWRoberts UF Baseball TweetablePeople who do things the wrong way need to stop hating on the ones who do it the right way. What makes you think you have the right?... SmhGigi Meyer (@GG_40), daughter of Urban Meyer (on the reports Tuesday exposing Meyers alleged faults while at UF)


14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012Report: Meyer gave preferential treatment, lost control of programReturning to Kansas, where Roberts served as associate head coach in 2003-04, allows him to reunite with Bill Self, who Roberts has worked under at four different schools. Roberts son, Niko, is also a preferred walk-on at KU. Norm Roberts did a great job on our staff the past year here at Florida, Donovan said. I have a lot of respect for the Kansas program and Bill Self, and I know this is a great opportunity for Norm and his family to all be together. Meyers legacy at UF takes beating: A Sporting News report released Monday details how former coach Urban Meyer allegedly lost control of the UF program. The report claims that Meyer gave preferential treatment to elite players in his Circle of Trust, most notably Percy Harvin. The report also details Floridas issues with drugs and how Meyer covered up failed tests. The story goes on to cite sources who say that Meyer has already committed recruiting violations while at Ohio State. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. NOTEBOOK, from page 13THE RALLYJOHN: All of the offseason signals pointed becoming the elite playmaker on defense he was recruited to be. After two inconsistent years at Florida, Powell who was once the No. 1 overall recruit in the country garnered steady praise from coach Will Muschamp throughout spring practice for his improvement at the Buck linebacker position. The upcoming season was supposed to be a breakout year for not only Powell but also the rest of the Gators defense. Not anymore. Those plans and predictions have been put on hold for at least four to six months after it was announced Monday that Powell will require surgery after suffering a torn ACL in Saturdays spring game. For as long as Powell remains out, theres no way Floridas defense can grow into a dominant Southeastern Conference unit without its leader in sacks. Dont be surprised if that means another season of watching a number of opposing quarterbacks walk out of The Swamp with clean jerseys and a win under their belts. MATT: The sky is falling! The sky is falling! Oh, no, Super Powie is out! Cmon, Boothe, really? The Gators defense of Powell, not because of him. And it will be better this year without him. Believe the hearsay out of Team Muschamps mouths all you want, but the Powell I saw Saturday was the same one who got pushed around all last year, and the same one who was never going to materialize into the feared edge rusher everyone anointed him as before he had played a meaningful snap. Even on the play in which he was injured, Powell showed his ahem softer side. All it took was a gentle shove from Chaz Green to to an awkward landing on the sideline. He was never going to be the answer at Muschamps coveted spot, regardless of how many times the New Ball Coach says he has done some nice things. In fact, Florida already has his replacement on the roster, and that guys name is Lerentee McCray. JOHN: Cray is going to be the awe-inspiring answer to UF missing its best pass-rushing option? While Im not going to deride the abilities of a fellow Ocala native, McCray who is a been plagued with his own chronic injury issues that have tempered his production. McCray missed four games last season with a shoulder injury that lingered into the offseason, causing Muschamp to hold him from spring practice. Meanwhile, in both scrimmages this spring, Powell was named the defensive player of the day. I realize those awards may seem trivial in your eyes, but there is no reason Muschamp would throw that kind of praise on Powell just to help stroke a damaged ego. Powell was clearly making progress before the injury and whichever linebacker UF tries to plug in behind him is only set up to fail at arguably the most demanding position in the Gators defense. MATT: Best pass-rushing option is a relative term. Powell may have been Floridas best option a season ago, but replacing a guy that picked up at least four of his six sacks thanks to excellent coverage on the back end will not be all loss in 2011, which ranked fourth on the team despite playing in at least three fewer games. He also tied for the team-high in quarterback fewer snaps than Powell or other comparable options. But McCray will not be alone in supplementing the loss of Powell. While I have cautioned many times about relying on freshmen spot like defensive end or the Buck, Muschamp had the vision to foresee an issue like this one. And thats why he heavily recruited on the line this past offseason. Dante Fowler, Bryan Cox, Alex McCalister and Jonathan Bullard can all provide help up front in the wake of Powells loss, even if that wake is more similar to that of a kayak than a cruise ship. JOHN: While those freshmen might have the physical attributes to make an impact in the future, the complexity of the Powells hybrid position is suited for only one linebacker on the roster this spring. And that player is Powell. Though he was a sophomore last season, in a 3-4 defense at an altogether different position that needed him to be both an effective blitzing end and coverage linebacker. It takes a freak athlete like Powell to have any chance of becoming successful at the position and I dont see any other Gators player MATT: First of all, Florida doesnt play a 3-4. The base defense is a 4-3, meaning Powell is responsible for playing with his hand on the ground on the majority of defensive snaps, like every other defensive end in the country. Save all this technical mumbo jumbo. Powdont play a 3-4, then Im not sure youll ever realize that Powell just isnt the player youre making him out to be. Vote for the winner at alligatorSports.org. Contact John Boothe at jboothe@alligator.org and Matt Watts at mwatts@alligator.org. Matt Wattstwitter: @wattmatts John Boothetwitter: @jjboothe David Carr / Alligator StaffSophomore Alaina Johnson has been clutch during UFs late-season dominance, notching a 9.95 on vault Saturday at NCAA Regionals. LANDON WATNICK Alligator Writer At the Southeastern Conference Championships on March 24, the Gators exploded on vault with a derboard. Two weeks later, they took it up a notch. No. 1 seed Florida had the NCAA Southeastern Regional practically wrapped up after three events Saturday but saved its best for last on vault. The team recorded total of the year to increase its The performance on vault gave the best team score of all six regional competitions. On vault, we did one of our best, from top to bottom, performances of the season, coach Rhonda Faehn said. All in all, I was very pleased. son, UF averaged a 49.20 on vault. But in its past six competitions, it Before regionals, Florida was ranked fourth in the country with a regional qualifying score of 49.39 on vault, behind UCLA, Alabama and Nebraska. But on Saturday, the Gators outscored all of these teams on UFs third-best event. Beginning on vault was freshman Rachel Spicer, who has been solid in the leadoff spot all season. tion on a positive note. With senior Nicole Ellis out of the vault lineup with a hip injury, Faehn had to choose between two freshmen Kiersten Wang and 2 role. The day of regionals, Faehn decided to go with Wang. She trained really well all week, Faehn said. We felt really Wang, who had not competed on vault since Jan. 20, notched a ing her landing. Her performance proved to be a key motivator for UFs four all-arounders. Kiersten really did a great job, Faehn said. She really stepped it up. Shes always had the potential to do a great vault. Junior Ashane Dickerson and sophomore Alaina Johnson then ter sticking their landings. Rounding out the rotation was junior We came up with quite a few of the stuck landings, which was helpful, Faehn said. Once the meet ended, UF found all six of its vaulters in the top 20. place, while Hunter tied for fourth with two other gymnasts. When No. 1 seed Florida competes at the evening session of the NCAA Championships on April 20 in The Arena at Gwinnett Center in vault. The Gators, who started on this season, hope to use that as an advantage. Beginning of the season, our goal was to win SECs. We did that. Our goal was to win regionals. We did that, Faehn said. If we get everyone hitting on all cylinders at once, it should be pretty much just Beginning of the season, our goal was to win SECs. We did that. Our goal was to win regionals. We did that.Rhonda FaehnUF gymnastics coach UF Fo otball


Florida is 30 games below .500 all-time against FSU in Tallahassee worse, the Gators have allowed an average of seven runs per game in the Ole Miss series allowing 2.7 runs per game. The ultimate goal for us is just to stay positive and learn from our mistakes, which there are a lot to learn Gushue said. Despite entering the stretch as one of the top-10 teams in the nation have committed nine errors in seven games, and none of them have come from Vickash Ramjit or Daniel Pigott injury. the slide. As strange as it sounds, a meeting with the nations new top team things together. In their previous two games with the Seminoles this season, dominant pitching. just three games to teams not named hassee, and you have a one-night stoPerpetually at a loss for words the past couple weeks, OSullivan was simple when asked what he hopes to see out of his team Tuesday. Score more runs than the opposing team. Simple as that. I dont care what the score is, just score more runs than the opposing team. BASEBALL, from page 13TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, David Carr / Alligator S taffSophomore Olivia Janowicz prepares to return a serve in a match against Duke. Coach Roland Thornqvist said projecting positive body language can help the Gators down the stretch. David Carr / Alligator S taffFlorida coach Kevin OSullivan talks to his team following a loss to LSU on Friday. OSullivan has TENNIS ELI MARGER Alligator Writerhand slams into the net. A second serve In tennis, there are always misfortunes However, coach Roland Thornqvist has repeatedly praised his players for a qualguage. After almost every match in the last month, he has praised his team for profesIf you looked at our team this weekend when we played, even in those two sets that were close, I think our players looked control, and I think thats really impor tant. only match on Sunday that was not a total sure. Like Thornqvist said, she may not have felt in control of the match. As far as Mor no concern. She went on to win the second Thornqvist said that at this point in the season, when the schedule shifts from regular season dual matches to postseason prospect of facing Georgia, the last team challenge, in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Beyond that, every opponent When we play high-intensity matches mistakes, handle the ups and downs, he said. You save energy, you look professional, haps in the easy matches those are the ones where the little details make a difference. The key, Thornqvist said, is not overreacting. While shows of emotion, such as Allie Wills periodic cries headed on the court is a sign of maturity. one. With as talented a roster as he has, Thornqvist has had to drive home the point With postseason approaching, UF looking for every advantagecently, with the team committing as many errors dur games of the season, when it started 20-1. The starting rotation, which was the teams strength the 11-game rough patch. throughout the lineup, and Kevin OSullivan who vowed to focus on pitching and defense when he acceptrighted. We got a good team, OSullivan said following Satit right now. He has done enough during his tenure to prove that Stretches like this happen, and as OSullivan said Saton track. Its a lengthy season, and the road to the College World Series is a long, grueling one. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org. TOM, from page 13 The ultimate goal for us is just to stay positive and learn from our mistakes, which there are a lot to learn from.Taylor GushueThornqvist


16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 SOFTBALL JOE MORGANAlligator Staff Writer Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org.Bache carving out niche in No. 6 Floridas pitching staff UF HAS FALLEN BEHIND AGAINST TOP COMPETITION THIS SEASON. JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Writer Gators lacrosse coach OLeary growing weary of slow starts OLeary It felt amazing, especially coming out of the fourth inning.Alyssa BacheUF freshman pitcher