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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 140 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Top-brand shoe store to open near Oaks MallDesigner Shoe Warehouse opens today, pg 5. The program was originally proposed in 2008, pg 8. openingLocation still needs to pass inspections, pg. 3. Florida begins a nine-game homestand tonight against Georgia Southern. See story, page 13. 86 /61 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffMorning WoodA semitrailer sits overturned at the intersection of East University Avenue and Northeast Waldo Road UF COUNSELORS ARE ALWAYS ON CALL. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterJamie Marks stood in front of her Rhetoric and Academic Research class Monday morning as one of her students picked up a newspaper. What do you think about this guy? the student asked, pointing to a front-page story. A man died Sunday night, the article read. He fell from the stairs in the northwest corner of Who was he? Marks asked. The student said a name that made Marks shudder: Michael R. Edmonds Jr. My legs went to jelly, Marks said. I started to shake. My gut soured. At about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Edmonds sent Marks a text: I need your help sometime soon. The two met online a couple years ago and in person over beers at Hogans last year. The bond was instant Edmonds, the journalism major who could talk candidly about his life and struggles as hours drifted away, and Marks, the anthropology graduate student who loved listening and asking questions. The two exchanged more texts Sunday. Marks was driving back from Cedar Key, and she asked if they could meet for a long discussion later this week. She said she would call when she got home, probably around 4 p.m., she guessed. The trip back to Gainesville took longer than Marks expected, and she didnt arrive until around 9 p.m. about two hours after Edmonds died. She didnt hear about it for 12 Help available for distressed studentsON CAMPUS JOEY FLECHASAlligator Staff WriterAt around noon Monday, about 200 students circled the Computer Sciences and Engineering building. With stretched-out arms and hands held tight, they shouted, Save CISE. The protest attracted students and faculty from the computer and information science and engineering department (CISE) who are angry about the proposal College of Engineering administrators have made to address a looming 5.86 percent budget cut roughly $4 million. This is the end of CISE as we know it, said Nuri Yeralan, computer and information science and engineering Ph.D. student and leader of the movement against the proposal. The CISE department is one of 10 departments in the College of Engineering. College of Engineering Dean Cammy Abernathy has said that across-the-board cuts would hurt some departments irreparably. Many faculty members feel the CISE department is being unfairly targeted. The proposal, announced by Abernathy last week, calls for major changes in the CISE department, including the elimination of two faculty members, 10 staff positions and all teaching assistants and support staff. The plan also involves moving computer engineering programs over to the electrical and computer engineering department. Meera Sitharam, an associate professor in the CISE department, said the proposed changes will impact the departments research, hurting the careers of faculty members and causing many to leave. With no teaching assistants and no support staff, she said, the teaching obligation for faculty would be impossible to handle.Students, faculty protest engineering department cuts MICHAEL SCOTT DAVIDSONAlligator Contributing Writer where they last left them, but its not because they were stolen. They were probably collected under the supervision of University Police by the universitys Physical Plant Division. The second abandoned bike pickup of the school year took place Monday. Police tagged bicycles that had rusted chains, impounded. UPD Capt. Jeff Holcomb said the bikes were removed by physical plant employees and taken in dump trucks to a plant compound on campus. Owners can claim their bikes within 30 days after they are removed before they are given to UF Surplus Warehouse to be auctioned. If a bike registered with UPD is collected, police will notify the owner. He said there are usually three or four pickups a year. Pickups in Fall and Spring semesters are concentrated around classroom buildings. Holcomb said students returning for summer shouldnt leave their bikes behind either. Another pickup is planned for May 10 at UF residence halls. In 2010, UPD collected almost 600 bikes left for summer, Holcomb said.UPD picked up about 240 unclaimed bicycles on campus MondaySEE CISE, PAGE 4 SEE HELP, PAGE 4A pickup near residence halls is planned for May 10

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News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 106 ISSUE 140 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECAST WHATS HHAPPENING?Toastmasters plans drive Today, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 This weeks meeting includes information about our upcoming membership drive. Toastmasters provides a positive atmosphere to learn public speaking skills. For details, go to http://talkinggators. toastmastersclubs.org. Talking Gators also is on Facebook. Museums and the Reenchantment of the Arts and Sciences Today, 6 p.m. Harn Museum Auditorium In this public lecture, Anthony Shelton, the director of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, will discuss how university museums can bring the arts and sciences together. For more information, visit www.humanities.ufl.edu. Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Documentary The Electric Fairy Today, 8 p.m. Rinker Hall, Room 210 The film highlights the issue of mountaintop removal (MTR) coal mining, and the event will aim to draw the connection between environmental devastation in Appalachia and Gainesvilles energy consumption. Guest speaker Kathy Selvage, a lifelong resident of southwest Virginia, will provide a firsthand account of what its like to live in Coal Country. Save Our Bluths: An Arrested Development SHO-bang Thursday, 8 p.m. Hume Commons Join the Student Honors Organization in celebrating the wonder of the hit TV show Arrested Development this Thursday by coming dressed up for the costume contest or competing in the Trivial Bluths and chicken dance competitions. Also, enjoy free food and unlimited juice while playing games like Pin the Bow Tie on the Seal and more. The event is free and open to all UF students. For more information, go to bit.ly/SHO_ ArrestedDevelopment. Pecha Kucha Vol 8, at Volta Coffee Friday, 7 p.m. 48 SW Second St. Experience presentations from local artists, activists and scientists. Stick around for refreshments and discussion. This event is appropriate for all ages and admission is free. Find more information at http:// www.pecha-kucha.org/night/ gainesville-fl/ Solar Energy & Efficiency Expo Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fist will help us celebrate the end of a months worth of the Big Read in our community. Refreshments can be purchased at Caf Colette. For more infor mation, visit www.aclib.us/ bigread. 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 for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.CORREECTITIONNA headline in Mondays edition of the Alligator incorrectly implied that UF researchers found evidence of the second planet outside the solar system. The headline should have indicated that researchers have found evidence indicating the presence of another planet orbiting a star that is also orbited by the first planet discovered by the Hubble Telescope outside of our solar system.NATINATIONANALBurglar arrested in shower after champagne, mealJOSHUA TREE, Calif. Police say a naked burglar has been ar rested while taking a shower after he sipped champagne and ate a meal in a Southern California familys home. San Bernardino County sher iffs Sgt. Steve Wilson says 25-yearold Michael Calvert was arrested at gunpoint by deputies while he lathered up in the shower Thursday night. KCDZ radio says that after helping himself to a bottle of champagne and a meal, Calvert decided to take a shower. The homeowners called 911 after returning home at 8:10 p.m. and hearing someone in the shower. Calvert was booked for investigation of residential burglary. Hes in jail with bail set at $25,000 and was not available for comment. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBeta Theta Pi Fraternity House, 13 Fraternity Drive This expo will feature the basics of solar electric, solar hot water, financing and solar readiness for home and business to be held in Gainesville. There will be a live, hands-on demonstration of a solar electric and hot water training system, presented by Santa Fe College, which simulates actual installed solar electric and hot water systems. This event is free and open to the public. Big Read Booktalk with Stephanie Smith Sunday, 2 p.m. Headquarters Library, 401 E University Ave. Dr. Smith will discuss both Ursula K. Le Guins Earthsea Trilogy and Le Guins legacy in terms of how her work influenced other well-loved and well-written adult and young adult fantasy and science fiction. For more information: www.aclib.us/bigread. Floridance Spring Showcase Dancers Are Forever Sunday, 2 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Admission is free and flower sales will benefit Relay For Life. Le Guin & Rome Monday, 6 p.m. Headquarters Library, 401 E University Ave. Classics professor Jennifer Rea will be discussing Le Guins novel Lavinia which was inspired by Virgils Aeneid and tells the story of Romes foundation. For more infor mation, visit www.aclib.us/ bigread. Civic Media Center Big Read Booktalk April 26, 7 p.m. Civic Media Center, 433 S Main St. Join a group discussion about Le Guin books and her politics. For more information, visit www.aclib.us/bigread. Entering and Leaving Fantasys Wild Lands at Wild Iris Books April 27, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wild Iris Books, 802 W University Ave. Chat with fellow readers who love traveling into the fantastical worlds created by Le Guin. Readings by local authors and music by Dirty THUNDER STORMS 82/58 THUNDER STORMS 85/64 THUNDER STORMS 85/62 THUNDER STORMS 86/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/61

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Elizabeth Hamilton / AlligatorThe opening of Flacos Cuban Bakery and Coffee Spots second location in Midtown has been delayed due to permit issues. THE LOCATION MUST PASS INSPECTIONS. MICHAEL SCOTT DAVIDSONAlligator Contributing WriterPermitting problems have delayed the opening of Flacos second location for nearly a month. Flacos Cuban Bakery and Coffee Spot planned to open a second location in Midtown before the end of March, but a miscommunication about whether the restaurant needed a gas permit has set back the opening date, said Sara Puyana, co-owner of the restaurant. The Cuban-style restaurant plans to serve fried foods and have an or dering window to serve customers at the new location. A contracted commercial-appliance installer connected the new venues stoves and fryers to an already existing gas line in the restaurants suite under the impression that a gas permit wouldnt be required, Puyana said. But without the permit, the restaurant wasnt able to pass several inspections two weeks ago. Progress was stalled until the business received the permit last Friday. We had to reschedule all our inspections, Puyana said. Were practically going to have to open in the summer. Flacos received its gas permit from Gainesville Regional Utilities on Friday of last week. The restaurants will be conducted this week, Puyana said. Flacos will also have to test its ing. Flacos staff plans to have the opening inspection for the new location with the Florida Health Department on Friday, Puyana said. The restaurant could open immediately after passing the inspection, but Puyana wants to wait until next week to prepare the kitchen. ing, she said about the delays. Permit problems delay Flacos Midtown openingFINaALS WeeEEK ASHLEY SCHARBERAlligator Contributing WriterBreathe in, breathe out. Thats the strategy that Jane Emmeree, a health promotion specialist with Gator Well, recommends as the best relief for The goal with managing stress during break where you take slow, deep breaths or do something effective to decrease the stimulation in your body will help, she said. According to Emmeree, stress is a biological and physiological response that to slow down is the best way to get it to relax. She said stress negatively impacts academic performance because it can cause the ability to concentrate and result in less memory retention. Exercise, meditation, guided imagery, progressive relaxation and listening to music can help, too, she said. Tina Tannen, a clinical assistant professor with the Counseling and Wellness Center, encouraged stressed students to hone their time-management skills. She suggested looking at where the time is really going: Facebook and other networking sites can cut into study time. Contrary to the behavior of many college students, Tannen said all-nighters are kind of a waste of time. Studies show sleep deprivation hinders memory because the brain retains information during the sleep cycle, she said. Lauren Black, an 18-year-old pre-med freshman, said she often pulls all-nighters. She said she does her best studying dur ing the night and at odd hours when there are fewer distractions. For Black, the best way to cope with the Emmeree said long-term stress thats not managed well can lead to future health problems. It can cause the immune system to be more compromised and can ultimately contribute to diseases such as cancer and heart disease. More stress-reducing tips can be found on the Counseling and Wellness Centers website.Emmeree

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BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Writer Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org SHELBY WEBBAlligator Writer Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@ alligator.org. 4ALLIGATOR SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer Student Senate to consider restructuring SG executive branchQuinones Two I-75 ramps to closeJoey Flechas/ Alligator StaffStudents hold signs that read Save CISE on Stadium Road across from Weil Hall during a protest against budget cuts on Monday afternoon. Vice-presidential cabinets may be downsizedCRIMEMan charged with locking kids in houseCounseling & Wellness Center available for students who need help Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org HELP, from page 1Group to hold sit-in today alligator.org CICISEE, from page 1EEdmonds

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 AP PhotoTwisterGary Gladwin looks over his wrecked property where he stored a 1937 Chevy in Thurman, Iowa, on Sunday. A large part of the town in the western part of the state was destroyed Saturday night, possibly by a tornado, but no one was injured or killed. ADARA NEYAlligator Contributing WriterStudents now have more options for buying top-brand shoes on a macn-cheese budget. Designer Shoe Warehouse, betGainesville location today in the Oaks Square plaza on Newberry Road, near the Oaks Mall. The building will house about 25,300 pairs of discount designer shoes, said Randy Guenot, superintendent of the renovation project by A. F. Alber Retail Contractors. DSWs goal was to create a signature look and make every location similar. The Gainesville store has the striped awning and warehouse look like the other stores, Guenot said. DSW will join six other stores in the shopping center, said Rebecca Yates, director of property management for the plaza. She said the grand opening will be on Thursday. Discount shoe store Famous Footwear is located next door to the new DSW location. With the opening of the store, assistant manager Ryan Kir by said he anticipates Famous Footwears sales to decrease temporarily but to eventually level off. The store is looking to potentially relocate to Archer Road by November, said Kirby, a 22-year-old junior public relations major. Famous Footwears stock includes athletic, dress, casual and childrens shoes, he said. The store, which has about 20,000 shoes in its 10,439 square feet of retail space, has been in the same location for 13 years, Kirby said. Other city shoe stores also have concerns about DSW opening in Gainesville. Duke Pinner, owner of Pinners Fine Shoes, said he carries higher quality shoes than the discount shoe giant. The store opened on the corner of West University Avenue and Southwest 34th Street about 45 years ago. Pinner said his store and DSW cater to different audiences. He said his smaller store is able to provide customer service and extra sizes that the big-box stores dont carry. The building that will house DSW formerly held Borders, a national 11 bankruptcy in 2011. The store laid off about 20 employees when it was shut down. Spirit Halloween temporarily used the space after Borders closed. Negotiations to put DSW in the building began in late 2011. We were sad when Borders closed, and we had a dark spot in the shopping center, Rebecca Yates said. She said DSWs arrival will boost business in the plaza and around the mall area. DSW brought that life back, she said.Top-brand shoe store to open today near Oaks Mall

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, APRIL 17, 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 medidate to handle your stress?122 TOTAL VOTES20% YES 80% NOMondays question: Did you attend the Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival this weekend? Sound OffAlligator looking for summer columnistsAs the end of the semester draws near and everyone is making summer plans, we wanted to throw something out there for those who will be sticking around in Gainesville for the next few months. During the summer semester, although many will be leaving because of graduation, internships or the need to return to the nest for the comfort of family and friends back home, the Alligator will still be here. For those who dont know, the Alligator publishes two days a week Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer. pages with well-thought-out analyses and commentary about current events. Or they can write about how their life is like a trip to Taco Bell. Were looking for strong writers who want to share their views on issues, whether they be on a campus-wide, local, state or national level. Because we only publish two days a week this summer, we If youre interested in becoming a weekly columnist, you will need to submit a resume, a brief cover letter explaining a short explanation of your political persuasion, i.e. conservative, liberal, libertarian, socialist, etc. If you have been published before or keep a blog, please If you have not been published before, you can send us two writing samples about different topics. These samples should be between 500 and 600 words. Columns should take a stand, be clear and be about things that students at UF might care about. If you apply and do not make the cut for the summer, we still strongly encourage you to submit material. We will be accepting guest columns and letters to the editor throughout the summer. The more we are familiar with your work, the more likely we are to consider you for a weekly columnist position in the future. Guest columns should be between 500 and 600 words and need to include your name, year, major and the school you attend. Feel free to write response columns to our weekly columnists or come up with your own topic. Letters should be between 150 and 200 words and need to include your name and any other relevant information, i.e. major, organizations you belong to, etc. All materials for columnist applications should be sent as an attachment to opinions@alligator.org. Please submit all applications by April 28. Future guest columns and letters should also be sent to the same address. We look forward to hearing from you.Is the Buffett Rule too much to ask?Since last summer, calls to mobilize the 99 percent have been heard from Wall Street to the Vatican, amassing one of the greatest peaceful global demonstrations in history. In logical (though not necessarily principled) opposition to the demonstrators is the 1 percent, built up to appear as a club of multimillionaire moguls nestled comfortably in Porsches, penthouses and Parisian escorts. But the truth about the wealth of the 1 percent is often misconceived and overblown, and it causes a subsequent misunderstanding of the scope and intent of the Buffett rule and other similarly proposed tax legislation. The Buffett rule (named after Warren Buffetts frustration at paying a lower tax rate than his secretary) proposes that those who make $1 million a year should pay at least 30 percent of their income in taxes. Many object to this lionaire business owners to tighten up their spending. But if this legislation were enacted, just more than 0.1 percent of taxpayers would actually have increased taxes. Contrary to what many believe, the 1 percent is not part of the multimillionaires club reserved for Mitt Romney and the rest of the 0.1 percent. The threshold for being a member of the 1 percent in 2009 was $343,927 (a fair expected). Taking this into consideration, the Buffett rule would have no impact on the majority of the 1 percent or the vast majority of job creators. Thats because again, contrary to what many believe most American jobs are not created by large companies and corporations (many of which continue to outsource jobs yearly) but are actually created by start-ups. we truly want to cultivate a job-creating culture we need to look more and more toward new and small businesses and less toward the large companies that consistently lure away their customers. This support needs to come not only from the government but also from consumers. Rather than shopping at Publix or Chipotle, spend a few more dollars for your groceries at Wards and get your burrito from Burrito Bros. Were lucky to have such a wealth of small businesses in Gainesville, and wed be wise not to neglect it. The 210,000 taxpayers who would experience a higher tax rate following the Buffett rule are hardly the job creators the Republicans herald them as. Though many are currently at a 35-percent tax rate, much (if not all) of their income comes through dividends and capital gains, leaving their taxes somewhere between 15 and 20 percent. Are we naive enough to believe that the difference between that 15-percent rate and Buffetts proposed 30creating work and stimulating the economy for the less well-off? An astounding degree of homelessness and hunger still plagues our nation. Charities and donations have been responsive to these issues, but they have not prevented them. The very top income earners should be eager to give back to society and an economy that undoubtedly aided them in gaining the wealth they have. No one is truly self-made. No one succeeds against all odds (the fact that you succeed shows some odds in your favor). Those who claim that the unsuccessful have only themselves to blame fail to recognize that the American dream is not what it used to be. No matter how determined, millions of Americans cannot and will not achieve a sustainable lifestyle without some external intervention. Charitable donations are helpful, but they are voluntary and too often myopic. While taxes arent always allocated perfectly, with 46.2 million Americans in poverty and a government more than $15 trillion in debt, a 30-per cent income tax is the least the wealthy can cough up. Dyllan Furness is a philosophy and English junior at UF. His column appears on Tuesdays. Dyllan Furnessopinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 The anticipation builds as everyones favorite time of year inches closer. No, Im not talking about summer break; Im talking, of course, about the fantastic upcoming presidential election! If you cant note the sarcasm in my previous sentence and are actually excited about voting for one of the two presidential nominees, you need to wake up. Theres no trying to make sense out of our candidates and their platforms or mask it with false optimism; were screwed, plain and simple. The fairy tale of a prosperous America ended once the Baby Boomers began talking about Social Security as if it were an endangered species. Thats why in a hyper, fashionably radical and polarized nation, theres never been a better time to be an independent. Loyalty to a political party is dead. The mutiny on both ends of the political spectrum is barbaric. Politicians are more preoccupied with their re-election than the welfare of their constituents. Being uncommitted has never looked so appealing, and sanity has never been so scarce. Never before have we faced an election that, from the getgo, looked so bleak. Four years ago, our country found itself on the brink of disaster with everything swirling down the economic toilet. We put our trust in the hands of a young, multiracial senator to bring some of that promised hope and change to Washington. Its not like things would have been better with McCain in Fast forward a few years later, and we remain in a sour economy, a dismal job market, in debt up to our eyeballs with the Chinese and a health care reform bill that after two years still teeters on the seesaw of the Supreme Court. On the list of the things President Obama did get around to accomplishing: withdrawing from Iraq and making the world safer from one less terrorist. pease constituents who depended on hope and change. Obamas re-election is far from a given. Lets face it: Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee. With Santorum out of the rat race that originally started off with what felt like 200 pathetic contenders who thought itd be cool to drop their name into the hat (anyone else miss Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann and Donald Trump?), the only ones left standing to challenge Romney are Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul. Gingrichs been out of the political game for a while, and Paul makes too much sense for America. Romney, who fell to John McCain in the 2008 Republican nomination, was once heralded as a centrist. But as Romney was forced to drink the right-wing Kool-Aid to win over Restance on many issues dear to true conservatives. To quote my favorite movie, Juno, which conveniently includes the simile used by Romneys campaign manager: That aint no Etch-A-Sketch. Thats one doodle that cant be undid. Voting is a hard-fought right that should be exercised by the voting booth muttering eenie, meenie, miney, moe that might just be the best way to do it. Hold your breath and wisely pick the candidate you think you can stomach for the next four years, assuming our country wont be usurped by China by then. Colleen Wright is a journalism freshman at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays. Colleen Wrightopinions@alligator.org Pickings are slim for presidential electionColumnAs a computer science major in the College of Ento restructure the computer and information service engineering department both disturbing and illogical. In her proposal, she claims that applying any portion of the budget cuts to the other departments in the college would drive them toward mediocrity, but what she fails to realize is that the drastic cuts she is proposing for CISE would leave it in shambles. In her budget plan, she proposes the following: moving all computer engineering (CEN) majors (and most of the advising staff) to the electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department; moving approximately half of the CISE faculty to unrelated departments (including ECE, Biomedical Engineering [BME], and Industrial Systems Engineering [ISE]); eliminating staff positions that support research and graduate programs; and eliminating teaching assistant positions. This proposal, if approved, would effectively end all research in CISE, phase out the Ph.D. program and leave the department struggling to support its undergraduate students. I do not believe Dean Abernathy is guided by maand she is either ignorant of or unable to recognize the importance of the work conducted in the CISE department. Her main arguments for this proposal seem to be that CISE has a higher number of TAs compared to the rest of the engineering departments and there is a substantial amount of overlap between CISE and ECE in regard to the administration of computer engineering majors. Quite frankly, these are weak arguments that do not justify the dissolution of the CISE department. Part of the reason CISE has so many TAs is that the department conducts a substantial amount of research responsible not only for bringing in grant money, but also for attracting graduate students and professors from around the world to our university. The money brought in by this research is used to hire TAs and support them in their pursuit of Ph.Ds. This research is responsible both for producing the advanced technologies of tomorrow and for driving Ph.D students to become Dean Abernathys plan to pull the plug on CISE research would severely compromise the department. The potential to bring in grant money will be gone, graduate students would not have the opportunity to pursue Ph.Ds within the department and there wouldnt be any TAs remaining to assist professors in administering undergraduate-level classes, which would reduce the quality of said classes. The overlap between CISE that it would be wise to lump the two departments together. Although computer engineering majors take a handful of the same courses as electrical engineering (EE) majors, these should not be considered so alike that they should be administered by the same department. There courses cannot be taught by any professor who is picked arbitrarily from either department. However, it seems that Dean Abernathy thinks the programs and the faculties of CISE and ECE are interchangeable. In regard to the programs, it is more accurate to say the CEN majors with hardware specializations are similar to the EE majors while the CEN majors with software specializations are similar to the computer science majors offered by both CISE and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. If Dean Abernathy is so intent on merging CISE and ECE to eliminate overlap, perhaps she should just divide the CEN major into two distinct majors: computer hardware engineering (offered by ECE) and computer software engineering (offered by CISE). The last thing I would like to point out in regard to these proposed cuts is that they have a serious potential for encouraging some of the best CISE professors to leave and for deterring prospective students from pursuing degrees in CISE. Some of the best CISE professors are highly involved in research, and by eliminating support for the research programs, there would be little incentive for those professors to stay with UF much longer. Dean Abernathy has stated she would do everything possible to keep these professors at UF, but realistically speaking, the professors who conduct research will likely seek employment elsewhere if another university offers them research opportunities that are not available at UF. Without these professors, the department will likely see decreased enrollment and fewer students will graduate with the highly sought skills possessed by CISE majors. Personally, Im strongly reconsidering my desire to pursue a masters degree in computer engineering here. I love UF, but there is no reason for me to stay here for a CISE graduate program when it looks as though the department may be torn apart by someone who does not recognize its potential. David Moore is a computer science junior at UF.Budget cuts for engineering department illogical, likely to turn away studentsGuest columnDavid MooreSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 THE PROGRAM WAS PROPOSED IN 2008. KAYLANIE ALVAREZAlligator Contributing WriterIn 2008, a campus sustainability group considered a proposal for a student bicycle rental program in hopes of alleviating Four years later, what exists is a small departmental proThe initial proposal, made in November 2008, called for would be able to rent a bicycle using a credit card or student Despite similar successful programs on other college campuses, such as the University of South Floridas Borrow Our Scott Fox, director of transportation and parking services at UF, said several factors contributed to the decision to not the part of the university to move these bikes around and reUFs Sustainable Transportation Working Group thought the project would be too labor-intensive and that bikes might end up in the middle of campus and not around the perimeter Creating a department in charge of maintaining, retrieving Transportation at UF is a separate auxiliary service, which doesnt receive a budget or operating money from the univer UF transportation pays for new programs by trying to get Currently, parking decals are the primary revenue source In 2008, UF transportation looked into generating revenue for a bike program by raising the price of decals, but transpor An increase in student interest could go a long way in makStudents are the ones who said, We want more bus ser vice, we want this SNAP service and we are willing to pay for seen with the bicycle rental program is someone saying, This is Alex Arias, a 22-year-old materials science and engineering would be helpful to students who live off campus but dont Program in Fall 2011 to prove the concepts viability at UF, said The program reuses some of the hundreds of bicycles abanand staff who need to make deliveries or get to meetings as an Its very expensive to start one of the bike-sharing probudget cuts, there is no one that has a whole lot of money to LOCAL ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator Writer She then left the room and while he was waiting for Sanders remained conscious, but imAlachua County Fire Rescue took said, adding that inmates are asked about their medical Something in his initial medical screening prompted Sanders was arrested Saturday morning on charges of There was also a warrant out for his arrest due to unContact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.orgSanders

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 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! Spaces going fast 352.379.9300 4-25-12-43-1THE 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 Especially for students! Supreme 4BR/4BA condo at Countryside avail. now and Fall starting at $350/mo. Call for details Bristol Park Realty 352-367-2669. It's just better at Countryside! 5-22-11-20-1 Walk to UF Campus/Midtown! 2BR/2BA house, summer sublease Two resident parking spots, access to pool $750/month ($375/room) Call/Text Stephanie: (904)881-1553 4-2012-10-1 ALL INCLUSIVE $375 COUNTRYSIDE AT UF-private suites; all the amenities & utility pkg. Call Cindy 352-339-3763 4-17-5-1 ONE MONTH FREE RENT. 1/1 @ Woodlands of Gainesville. $500/m (not including utilities) + 1 m deposit. Available May 7-July 25. Call (305) 393-9434. 4-19-12-7-1 2BRs avail in a great 4BR/4BA furn apt @ Countryside. $325/rm. 1BR starting Aug 1, '12; 1BR avail May 15,'12. Cable, internet incl. Bus rts 9, 35 & 36. Indiv leases. Female student pref. New carpet & living room furn in the fall. Call 813-731-7747 or jigishanyc@yahoo.com 4-20-12-6-1 Fully-furnished, 2 br, 2.5 ba, 1500 sq ft townhouse starting May 7. Close to UF, Shands, and downtown. Parking & public transportation at doorstep. 12 month lease. Pet-friendly. Contact Monica at monicaflow@gmail.com 4-20-12-5-1 STEPS TO UF. FULLY FURNISHED. DORMITORY HOUSING W/PVT INDIVIDUAL SUITES. Starting at $479. Now leasing for Fall enfollment. Parking avail. 1231 SW 3rd Ave, #125 M-F 9-6 Sat. 10-4 352-372-3557 thecourtyardsuf.com 4-25-12-7-2 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 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. 2 and 3 Bedrooms $0 MOVE IN FEES! 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 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 2, 3, 4, & 5 BR houses blocks to UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-359-3341/3595584 4-25-12-62-2 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 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 4-1912-30-2 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publication days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. THE ALLIGATOR IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FIRST DAY THE AD RUNS INCORRECTLY. Corrected ads will be extended one day. No refunds or credits can be given after placing the ad. Corrections called in Customer error or changes: Online:

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10, ALLIGATOR ***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 5-15-12-32-2 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 **********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 4-19-12-10-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 4-2412-15-2 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 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, beginning 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 5-15-12-13-2 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 4-23-12-10-2 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 2/1 duplex in Tower Oaks GlenCent A/C, laundry room w/ W/D, on bus route. No pets. $525/mo 1st month + last month. 6900 SW 21st Lane (352) 514-9698 4-17-12-5-2 ***********Walk to UF-Historic House********* 3bed/2bth 4 blks to UF. Cute, charming, lots of character. Hrd wood floors, tile, central AC, W/D, off street parking, private back yard. cats ok. Avail. Aug $1380/mo. 828.216.2565 4-25-11-2 $500 1BR Apt. Spacious, spotless, fenced patio, greenspace/trees, near campus & downtown, carpeted, ceiling fans, CHA. Prefer quiet, stable, mature tenants. 1807 NW 10th St (352) 284 3873. postj@bellsouth.net 7-26-12-30-2 $700 Duckpond Duplex. 2BR, dishwasher, CHA,WD/H,carport,large yard,huge oak tree, pines, quiet nhood, busline. prefer quiet mature tenant;no dogs, cats ok;920 NE 6th Ave.(352) 284 3873 postj@bellsouth.net 4-25-12-10-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 5-15-12-11-2 BellaProperties.net 335-5424 Escape to a Luxury small complex 2/2 available for May,June. Have RTS stop on site. 1 mile from Butler plaze. 4-25-10-2 Beautiful 4 bedroom house at 313 NW 11th St. Hardwood floors, fireplace, screened porch, fenced yard, washer/dryer, plenty of parking. $1600/mo. Available 8/2012. Call Eric at 352-870-9453. 5-22-12-2 3-4, Bedroom Homes for Rent Great for UF or Santa Fe *Ask about Family Discounts* Call Eric at (352) 682-7424 4-25-12-9-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 5-15-12-10-2 4BR/3BA, 18 NW 36th St. Close to campus. All appliances including W/D. Ceiling fans, cent H/AC. Lawn care & pest cont. incl. New wood privacy fence in backyard. Avail Aug 1st. $1350/mo 333-9874 or 317-7346 5-1512-9-2 2brm/2bth available Rent $650 Deposit $500 call 352-367-1956 or cell 352-262-8050 or email stevemalu@yahoo.com 5-15-12-9-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1, 2, & 3 bdrm. floor plans starting @ $635. FREE Hi-Speed Internet, Washer/Dryer, Fitness Center, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool etc. M-F 9-6 Sat 10-5 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com text (Lakewood) 65586 4-25-12-7-2SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $399. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Stat. 10-5 701 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com text (spyglass) 65586 4-25-12-7-2 UPPER WESTSIDE/NANTUCKET WALK 1 & 2 bdrm Luxury Apts. Granite counters. Parking avail. Walk to campus & stadium, For info. call 352-872-4664 www.upperwestsideuf.com text: upperwestside@65374 4-25-12-7-2 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 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 1 bed/bath in house near publix on 34th. $310 may-july. females only. quiet housemates. close to bus routes. call 843 408 3687 4-20-6-3 1BR/1BA located 1/2 mile from UF. Two bus stops.Private balcony,two pools, gym, and barbecue area. central A/C. $500/month. some furniture included. For more information please call 305-332-9516. 4-17-2-3 Summer term2/2 apt.Room at Jefferson 2nd Ave.Walking distance to campus/downtown. Includes: utilities, internet, and furniture. For info call or text me at 954 709 8338 or giracam@gmail.com Price $499 4-25-7-3 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+ morebeautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 7-3111-28-4 Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. 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

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ALLIGATORIn the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-12-72-10 Uf Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-25-12-72-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 4-25-73-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-25-11-99-10 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the 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!! 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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 4-25-65-12HEADLINERS SAGGING?POWER WINDOWS DONT WORK? On site avail. Steves Headliners 352-226-1973 Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville 4-20-15-12 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. 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12, ALLIGATOR CAREER POSITIONS Stay in Gainesville! Full and part time. Listed below are the following opportunities: Software Developers Tech Support SAT/ACT Coordinator Accounting Research Assistant Word Processor Admin Asst Aviation Sales Accounting Editor Video Tech Proofreader Linux Admin Please complete an online application at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-12-21-14 Web Developers / PHP Experts Downtown Gainesville dev firm has immediate openings for expert PHP web developers. Great salary, health, IRA, and other benefits! Email resume to hr@digitalbrands.com or visit DigitalBrands.com. 4-25-12-20-14 Looking for summer employment? The City Of Gainesville's Parks & Recreation division is looking for people to run its pools and summer camp. Earn great pay while having fun! AA/EOE/DFWP Apply today at www.cityofgainesville.jobs 6-14-12-30-14 Sales asst / customer service Need ambitious and well organized. Computer skills a plus. part time initially, start $10/hr. 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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Bringing home a trophyWhich spring sport is most likely to win a national championship? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn said her team is more prepared for the postseason this year after a change in training. See story, page 16. David Carr / Alligator Staff BRYAN HOLTAlligator WriterKevin OSullivan knows it is coming. All he can do is handle what he has until that time comes. Theres a thing called the draft June 4, 5, 6, and its not an easy thing to manage, Floridas coach said. No college team will be affected by the 2012 Major League Baseball FirstYear Player Draft more than the No. 5 Gators (28-8). ESPN baseball analyst Keith Law released his latest Future 50 rankings last week, and the list is littered with familiar faces. Three players who made the cut ethan Stadium when UF faces Georgia Southern (22-16) at 7 p.m. Catcher Mike Zunino leads the way as the No. 2 overall draft prospect in the nation behind only Baxley, Ga., high school senior Byron Buxton. According to Law, most major-league scouts dont see Zunino lasting past the No. 3 pick in the draft, which belongs to the Seattle Mariners. Following Zunino is left-handed starting pitcher Brian Johnson, who is coming off a big Sunday against Tennessee that helped him earn Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors. Johnson comes in at No. 24 on the list, described by Law as a very safe college arm, who could reach the majors quickly because of the quality of his off-speed stuff. Thats two spots ahead of shortstop Nolan Fontana, who is another player Law believes is on the fast track to the major leagues because of his reliable defensive play and approach at the plate. Fontana showed his worth this walks in a three-game set against Tennessee. All three players are juniors, meanto deal with serious draft talk during their UF careers. Its something we talk about, absolutely, OSullivan said. Its every kids dream to play in the big leagues, and thats a big day for them. The timing of it is a little tough because its right in the middle of our season. Aside from losing players it already has, Florida also has to focus on keeping the players it is trying to bring to campus. Two more players in Laws top 50 are signed to play baseball at Florida. Tampa Jesuit right-handed pitcher Lance McCullers is projected as a future reliever by Law but comes in at No. 41 because of the possibility some team could view him as a starter OSullivan has taken a number of trips to Tampa to watch McCullers pitch. Lewis Brinson, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound Coral Springs High outrounds out the list at No. 50. He turned heads when he won the home run der by at the Under Armour Classic but has plenty of development in store, according to Law. OSullivan said he understands that the draft brings added pressure to players but also expects them to handle it with maturity. Hes willing to talk it over with players to make sure it doesnt affect the clubhouse. For some of these guys it is a big year, he said. Theres a lot of good players on this team, but were going to try to stay together as a group the best we can.Gators facing MLB distractions ahead of midweek game JOE MORGANAlligator Staff WriterThe Gators have one of the best pitching rotations in the nation, and they have the numbers to prove it. Florida ranks fourth nationally with a 1.08 ERA and leads the Southeastern Conference in numerous pitching categories, including batting average against (.185) and fewest hits allowed (181). Hannah Rogers, who has a 0.96 ERA and .176 batting average against, chalks up the Gators pitchers success to the defense. They always do an awesome job, Rogers said. I always thank them after every inning and every game just to help Statistically, Florida has the No. 2 defense in the SEC behind Tennessee. The Gators rank second to the Volunteers age. Rogers, who notched her 22nd win of the season in solid defensive play. Shortstop Cheyenne Coyle was the ing a bloop single from Auburns Amber Harrison in the Cheyenne was making great plays out there at shorttheir job and we dont have a lot of errors against us.Defense, pitching playing large role for third-ranked Florida sSEE SOFTBALL, Pa A GE 14Rogers Theres a lot of good play ers on this team, but were going to try to stay together as a group the best we can.UF baseball coachGators rank fourth nationally in team ERAPoll ResultsWhats more important to you: winning national championships or running a clean program?54% CLEEAN PP ROGGRAM 36% CHAMPP IONSHIPPS75 total votes

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14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff Gators are 23-1 when committing zero errors in a game this season Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org sSOFTballBALL, from page 13 Cheyenne was mak ing great plays out there at shortstop, diving for things. We have great defense.

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ELI MARGERAlligator WriterOne week, they masquerade as national title contenders. The next, they play like pretenders. Finding an identity has been a seasonlong task for the No. 10 Gators, one that will likely continue into this weekends Southeastern Conference Tournament. Florida (14-8, 7-4 SEC) has had impressive wins and challenging losses, right up to the last week of the season. When they travel to Starkville, Miss., this weekend, not only will they be searching for a championship, they will be looking to jell as a team. We are not a mature team with a lot points are going to come from. The consistency of the day is going to be the most important thing, coach Andy Jackson said. Thats always the case, but its even more the case when you have a little bit of non-identity with your team. Youre still searching for your identity even though you have talent, but you dont know where the points are going to come from. Until we solidify that, then everybody hitting on the same cylinders is going to be the key factor. Even in losses, Jackson has seen bright spots. For instance, of the eight losses the team has suffered this year, six have been against teams currently ranked in the top 10. Of those losses, three were 4-3 decisions. A priority for Jackson and the Gators is getting each player to perform at his top level. Doing so at the same time is a challenge, but Jackson believes it is possible. Namely, he said, it involves being detailoriented in practice. Its something that coaches work on and talk about with our teams, he said. I think there is such a thing as luck in sports, but the teams that take care of a lot of details and all try to play together on the same day are the ones that are getting luckiest. Sometimes weve been getting unlucky this year when it really isnt un-luck its a thing where we can do something. Senior Nassim Slilam echoed Jacksons feelings, saying that for this years team to to play high-quality tennis simultaneously. To this point, there have been very few matches in which that has happened. My only concern is for us to be able to play well at the same time, Slilam said. We all played well this year at one point. Were trying to play better at the same time. We have to do it like we did last year, bringing seven guys playing great. Embree wins SEC honor: For the second time this year, junior Lauren Embree was named the SEC Player of the Week. Her 6-1, 6-1 victory over South Carolinas match. The Gators went on to defeat the Gamecocks 4-1. Undefeated in singles conference play, Embree also won the honor the week of March 5. TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15Alligator File Photo Elizabeth Hamilton / Alligator Gators mens tennis searching for solidity before SEC tourney KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer a rare break. However, senior thrower Keely Medeiros was the one exception. ida Relays, Medeiros carried that momentum to the Seminole Invitational in Tallahassee where she had the best performance of her career, according to head coach Mike Holloway. The last-minute decision made by associate head coach Steve Lemke proved to be a good one. Coach Lemke wanted to take her to this competition because of the great practices shes been having, Holloway said. Actually, she had the best series of her life. All her throws were fair throws, so it was a great weekend for Keely. Medeiros winning throw on Saturday was her second win since coming off an injury she suffered during summer international compeseason. ishes in shot put this year, its not hard to see that Medeiros is continually improving as she works back from her injury. meet during the indoor season paled in comparison to her throw of 54 feet, 2.5 inches throw two months later at the beginning of the outdoor season. Still, both were overshadowed by Saturdays monster throw of 56 feet, 4.25 inches. Weve been very pleased with her progress, Holloway said. She had an injury during the fall that didnt allow her to throw and lift as she needed too. [But] her strength levels are getting back. Not only was Saturdays performance a season best, but also a new outdoor personal record. Medeiros passed her previous mark by almost two feet, indicating that Medeiros might be returning to where she was prior to her injury. Medeiros wasnt the only one to impress Holloway last week. He praised the team as a whole for maintaining their focus despite having the weekend off after their big home meet. Anytime we have a week off its a challenge for the athletes, especially coming off the Florida Relays, Holloway said. I was very proud of everyone in the program as a whole because they came out, they accepted the challenge of the workouts last week, they showed up on time, they were diligent in their work habits and work ethic, and it made our jobs a lot easier last week. Were always worried a little bit with coming off Florida Relays with the emotion that we put in that meet that theyll be a little Medeiros posts personal best in shot put at Seminole Invitational I think there is such a thing as luck in sports, but the teams that take care of a lot of details and all try to play together on the same day are the ones that are getting luckiest.UF tennis coach UF Track

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16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida coach Rhonda Faehn said she has taken a different approach this year with certain gymnasts to ensure that her team is ready for the postseason. GYMNasAS TICsS LANDON WATNICKAlligator WriterStaying durable for the long haul has been the theme all season for the Gators. Last year at the NCAA Championships, UF struggled to make it through the grueling stretch at seasons end, falling short of advancnals, numerous minor injuries added up as the team tallied four scores of 9.6 or less. But this postseason, the Gators are feeling fresher than ever. Theyre in a better situation physically than in years past, coach Rhonda Faehn said. That doesnt mean that theyre all pain-free. Theyre managing it really well. From the start of 2012, Faehn and the coaching staff have kept a keen eye on their gymnasts injuries. UFs management of its athletes has led to more continuity in the lineups than in previous seasons, especially in its last few meets. Sophomores Alaina Johnson (elbow, ribs and shins) and Mackenzie Caquatto (ankles) have dealt with nagging injuries. UF rested Johnson from all-around action on four of her until Jan. 20 against Kentucky. But now, the two are peaking. At the Southeastern Conference Championships and NCAA Regionals, Johnson averaged an all-around score of 39.48, while Caquatto held a 9.875 average on bars. Theyre extremely tough competitors, Faehn said. Theyve dealt with this for many years, and theyve been a part of championships where you have to compete day after day. At that point when theyre up (at nationals), the adrenaline will take over and will probably minimize any sort of pain theyre feeling. When No. 1 seed Florida competes at the evening session of the NCAA Championships lar event lineups to the rest of the season. Faehn said senior Nicole Ellis (hip), who vaulted well in practice earlier this week, could see action this weekend on vault. You never know, Faehn said. In a couple of days, well make the evaluation. The Gators will leave for The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., on Wednesday and have their practice session Thursday clude Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Ohio State and Oregon State. If UF makes it to the Super Six, its endur ance would be put to the test Saturday at 4 p.m. Faehn said the team would be prepared for the short gap between competitions if it advanced. Really, at that point, its more mental, she said. If an athlete is strong mentally, a differ hours recovery should be extremely minimal. But of course, our goal is to go out and have a great competition Friday night, to advance, get them out of the arena as quickly as possible, get them rehabbing and get them to bed, so they can prepare for the next meet. Gators physically ready for NCAAs Really, at that point, its more mental.Rhonda FaehnUF gymnastics coach



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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 140 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Top-brand shoe store to open near Oaks MallDesigner Shoe Warehouse opens today, pg 5. The program was originally proposed in 2008, pg 8. openingLocation still needs to pass inspections, pg. 3. Florida begins a nine-game homestand tonight against Georgia Southern. See story, page 13. 86 /61 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffMorning WoodA semitrailer sits overturned at the intersection of East University Avenue and Northeast Waldo Road UF COUNSELORS ARE ALWAYS ON CALL. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterJamie Marks stood in front of her Rhetoric and Academic Research class Monday morning as one of her students picked up a newspaper. What do you think about this guy? the student asked, pointing to a front-page story. A man died Sunday night, the article read. He fell from the stairs in the northwest corner of Who was he? Marks asked. The student said a name that made Marks shudder: Michael R. Edmonds Jr. My legs went to jelly, Marks said. I started to shake. My gut soured. At about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Edmonds sent Marks a text: I need your help sometime soon. The two met online a couple years ago and in person over beers at Hogans last year. The bond was instant Edmonds, the journalism major who could talk candidly about his life and struggles as hours drifted away, and Marks, the anthropology graduate student who loved listening and asking questions. The two exchanged more texts Sunday. Marks was driving back from Cedar Key, and she asked if they could meet for a long discussion later this week. She said she would call when she got home, probably around 4 p.m., she guessed. The trip back to Gainesville took longer than Marks expected, and she didnt arrive until around 9 p.m. about two hours after Edmonds died. She didnt hear about it for 12 Help available for distressed studentsON CAMPUS JOEY FLECHASAlligator Staff WriterAt around noon Monday, about 200 students circled the Computer Sciences and Engineering building. With stretched-out arms and hands held tight, they shouted, Save CISE. The protest attracted students and faculty from the computer and information science and engineering department (CISE) who are angry about the proposal College of Engineering administrators have made to address a looming 5.86 percent budget cut roughly $4 million. This is the end of CISE as we know it, said Nuri Yeralan, computer and information science and engineering Ph.D. student and leader of the movement against the proposal. The CISE department is one of 10 departments in the College of Engineering. College of Engineering Dean Cammy Abernathy has said that across-the-board cuts would hurt some departments irreparably. Many faculty members feel the CISE department is being unfairly targeted. The proposal, announced by Abernathy last week, calls for major changes in the CISE department, including the elimination of two faculty members, 10 staff positions and all teaching assistants and support staff. The plan also involves moving computer engineering programs over to the electrical and computer engineering department. Meera Sitharam, an associate professor in the CISE department, said the proposed changes will impact the departments research, hurting the careers of faculty members and causing many to leave. With no teaching assistants and no support staff, she said, the teaching obligation for faculty would be impossible to handle.Students, faculty protest engineering department cuts MICHAEL SCOTT DAVIDSONAlligator Contributing Writer where they last left them, but its not because they were stolen. They were probably collected under the supervision of University Police by the universitys Physical Plant Division. The second abandoned bike pickup of the school year took place Monday. Police tagged bicycles that had rusted chains, impounded. UPD Capt. Jeff Holcomb said the bikes were removed by physical plant employees and taken in dump trucks to a plant compound on campus. Owners can claim their bikes within 30 days after they are removed before they are given to UF Surplus Warehouse to be auctioned. If a bike registered with UPD is collected, police will notify the owner. He said there are usually three or four pickups a year. Pickups in Fall and Spring semesters are concentrated around classroom buildings. Holcomb said students returning for summer shouldnt leave their bikes behind either. Another pickup is planned for May 10 at UF residence halls. In 2010, UPD collected almost 600 bikes left for summer, Holcomb said.UPD picked up about 240 unclaimed bicycles on campus MondaySEE CISE, PAGE 4 SEE HELP, PAGE 4A pickup near residence halls is planned for May 10

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News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 106 ISSUE 140 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?Toastmasters plans drive Today, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 This weeks meeting includes information about our upcoming membership drive. Toastmasters provides a positive atmosphere to learn public speaking skills. For details, go to http://talkinggators. toastmastersclubs.org. Talking Gators also is on Facebook. Museums and the Reenchantment of the Arts and Sciences Today, 6 p.m. Harn Museum Auditorium In this public lecture, Anthony Shelton, the director of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, will discuss how university museums can bring the arts and sciences together. For more information, visit www.humanities.ufl.edu. Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Documentary The Electric Fairy Today, 8 p.m. Rinker Hall, Room 210 The film highlights the issue of mountaintop removal (MTR) coal mining, and the event will aim to draw the connection between environmental devastation in Appalachia and Gainesvilles energy consumption. Guest speaker Kathy Selvage, a lifelong resident of southwest Virginia, will provide a firsthand account of what its like to live in Coal Country. Save Our Bluths: An Arrested Development SHO-bang Thursday, 8 p.m. Hume Commons Join the Student Honors Organization in celebrating the wonder of the hit TV show Arrested Development this Thursday by coming dressed up for the costume contest or competing in the Trivial Bluths and chicken dance competitions. Also, enjoy free food and unlimited juice while playing games like Pin the Bow Tie on the Seal and more. The event is free and open to all UF students. For more information, go to bit.ly/SHO_ ArrestedDevelopment. Pecha Kucha Vol 8, at Volta Coffee Friday, 7 p.m. 48 SW Second St. Experience presentations from local artists, activists and scientists. Stick around for refreshments and discussion. This event is appropriate for all ages and admission is free. Find more information at http:// www.pecha-kucha.org/night/ gainesville-fl/ Solar Energy & Efficiency Expo Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fist will help us celebrate the end of a months worth of the Big Read in our community. Refreshments can be purchased at Caf Colette. For more infor mation, visit www.aclib.us/ bigread. 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 for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.CORRECTIONA headline in Mondays edition of the Alligator incorrectly implied that UF researchers found evidence of the second planet outside the solar system. The headline should have indicated that researchers have found evidence indicating the presence of another planet orbiting a star that is also orbited by the first planet discovered by the Hubble Telescope outside of our solar system.NATI ONALBurglar arrested in shower after champagne, mealJOSHUA TREE, Calif. Police say a naked burglar has been ar rested while taking a shower after he sipped champagne and ate a meal in a Southern California familys home. San Bernardino County sher iffs Sgt. Steve Wilson says 25-yearold Michael Calvert was arrested at gunpoint by deputies while he lathered up in the shower Thursday night. KCDZ radio says that after helping himself to a bottle of champagne and a meal, Calvert decided to take a shower. The homeowners called 911 after returning home at 8:10 p.m. and hearing someone in the shower. Calvert was booked for investigation of residential burglary. Hes in jail with bail set at $25,000 and was not available for comment. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBeta Theta Pi Fraternity House, 13 Fraternity Drive This expo will feature the basics of solar electric, solar hot water, financing and solar readiness for home and business to be held in Gainesville. There will be a live, hands-on demonstration of a solar electric and hot water training system, presented by Santa Fe College, which simulates actual installed solar electric and hot water systems. This event is free and open to the public. Big Read Booktalk with Stephanie Smith Sunday, 2 p.m. Headquarters Library, 401 E University Ave. Dr. Smith will discuss both Ursula K. Le Guins Earthsea Trilogy and Le Guins legacy in terms of how her work influenced other well-loved and well-written adult and young adult fantasy and science fiction. For more information: www.aclib.us/bigread. Floridance Spring Showcase Dancers Are Forever Sunday, 2 p.m. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Admission is free and flower sales will benefit Relay For Life. Le Guin & Rome Monday, 6 p.m. Headquarters Library, 401 E University Ave. Classics professor Jennifer Rea will be discussing Le Guins novel Lavinia which was inspired by Virgils Aeneid and tells the story of Romes foundation. For more infor mation, visit www.aclib.us/ bigread. Civic Media Center Big Read Booktalk April 26, 7 p.m. Civic Media Center, 433 S Main St. Join a group discussion about Le Guin books and her politics. For more information, visit www.aclib.us/bigread. Entering and Leaving Fantasys Wild Lands at Wild Iris Books April 27, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wild Iris Books, 802 W University Ave. Chat with fellow readers who love traveling into the fantastical worlds created by Le Guin. Readings by local authors and music by Dirty THUNDER STORMS 82/58 THUNDER STORMS 85/64 THUNDER STORMS 85/62 THUNDER STORMS 86/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/61

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Elizabeth Hamilton / AlligatorThe opening of Flacos Cuban Bakery and Coffee Spots second location in Midtown has been delayed due to permit issues. THE LOCATION MUST PASS INSPECTIONS. MICHAEL SCOTT DAVIDSONAlligator Contributing WriterPermitting problems have delayed the opening of Flacos second location for nearly a month. Flacos Cuban Bakery and Coffee Spot planned to open a second location in Midtown before the end of March, but a miscommunication about whether the restaurant needed a gas permit has set back the opening date, said Sara Puyana, co-owner of the restaurant. The Cuban-style restaurant plans to serve fried foods and have an or dering window to serve customers at the new location. A contracted commercial-appliance installer connected the new venues stoves and fryers to an already existing gas line in the restaurants suite under the impression that a gas permit wouldnt be required, Puyana said. But without the permit, the restaurant wasnt able to pass several inspections two weeks ago. Progress was stalled until the business received the permit last Friday. We had to reschedule all our inspections, Puyana said. Were practically going to have to open in the summer. Flacos received its gas permit from Gainesville Regional Utilities on Friday of last week. The restaurants will be conducted this week, Puyana said. Flacos will also have to test its ing. Flacos staff plans to have the opening inspection for the new location with the Florida Health Department on Friday, Puyana said. The restaurant could open immediately after passing the inspection, but Puyana wants to wait until next week to prepare the kitchen. ing, she said about the delays. Permit problems delay Flacos Midtown openingFINALS WEEK ASHLEY SCHARBERAlligator Contributing WriterBreathe in, breathe out. Thats the strategy that Jane Emmeree, a health promotion specialist with Gator Well, recommends as the best relief for The goal with managing stress during break where you take slow, deep breaths or do something effective to decrease the stimulation in your body will help, she said. According to Emmeree, stress is a biological and physiological response that to slow down is the best way to get it to relax. She said stress negatively impacts academic performance because it can cause the ability to concentrate and result in less memory retention. Exercise, meditation, guided imagery, progressive relaxation and listening to music can help, too, she said. Tina Tannen, a clinical assistant professor with the Counseling and Wellness Center, encouraged stressed students to hone their time-management skills. She suggested looking at where the time is really going: Facebook and other networking sites can cut into study time. Contrary to the behavior of many college students, Tannen said all-nighters are kind of a waste of time. Studies show sleep deprivation hinders memory because the brain retains information during the sleep cycle, she said. Lauren Black, an 18-year-old pre-med freshman, said she often pulls all-nighters. She said she does her best studying dur ing the night and at odd hours when there are fewer distractions. For Black, the best way to cope with the Emmeree said long-term stress thats not managed well can lead to future health problems. It can cause the immune system to be more compromised and can ultimately contribute to diseases such as cancer and heart disease. More stress-reducing tips can be found on the Counseling and Wellness Centers website.Emmeree

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BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Writer Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org SHELBY WEBBAlligator Writer Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@ alligator.org. 4ALLIGATOR SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Writer Student Senate to consider restructuring SG executive branchQuinones Two I-75 ramps to closeJoey Flechas/ Alligator StaffStudents hold signs that read Save CISE on Stadium Road across from Weil Hall during a protest against budget cuts on Monday afternoon. Vice-presidential cabinets may be downsizedCRIMEMan charged with locking kids in houseCounseling & Wellness Center available for students who need help Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator.org HELP, from page 1Group to hold sit-in today alligator.org CISE, from page 1Edmonds

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 AP PhotoTwisterGary Gladwin looks over his wrecked property where he stored a 1937 Chevy in Thurman, Iowa, on Sunday. A large part of the town in the western part of the state was destroyed Saturday night, possibly by a tornado, but no one was injured or killed. ADARA NEYAlligator Contributing WriterStudents now have more options for buying top-brand shoes on a macn-cheese budget. Designer Shoe Warehouse, betGainesville location today in the Oaks Square plaza on Newberry Road, near the Oaks Mall. The building will house about 25,300 pairs of discount designer shoes, said Randy Guenot, superintendent of the renovation project by A. F. Alber Retail Contractors. DSWs goal was to create a signature look and make every location similar. The Gainesville store has the striped awning and warehouse look like the other stores, Guenot said. DSW will join six other stores in the shopping center, said Rebecca Yates, director of property management for the plaza. She said the grand opening will be on Thursday. Discount shoe store Famous Footwear is located next door to the new DSW location. With the opening of the store, assistant manager Ryan Kir by said he anticipates Famous Footwears sales to decrease temporarily but to eventually level off. The store is looking to potentially relocate to Archer Road by November, said Kirby, a 22-year-old junior public relations major. Famous Footwears stock includes athletic, dress, casual and childrens shoes, he said. The store, which has about 20,000 shoes in its 10,439 square feet of retail space, has been in the same location for 13 years, Kirby said. Other city shoe stores also have concerns about DSW opening in Gainesville. Duke Pinner, owner of Pinners Fine Shoes, said he carries higher quality shoes than the discount shoe giant. The store opened on the corner of West University Avenue and Southwest 34th Street about 45 years ago. Pinner said his store and DSW cater to different audiences. He said his smaller store is able to provide customer service and extra sizes that the big-box stores dont carry. The building that will house DSW formerly held Borders, a national 11 bankruptcy in 2011. The store laid off about 20 employees when it was shut down. Spirit Halloween temporarily used the space after Borders closed. Negotiations to put DSW in the building began in late 2011. We were sad when Borders closed, and we had a dark spot in the shopping center, Rebecca Yates said. She said DSWs arrival will boost business in the plaza and around the mall area. DSW brought that life back, she said.Top-brand shoe store to open today near Oaks Mall

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, APRIL 17, 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 medidate to handle your stress?122 TOTAL VOTES20% YES 80% NOMondays question: Did you attend the Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival this weekend? Sound OffAlligator looking for summer columnistsAs the end of the semester draws near and everyone is making summer plans, we wanted to throw something out there for those who will be sticking around in Gainesville for the next few months. During the summer semester, although many will be leaving because of graduation, internships or the need to return to the nest for the comfort of family and friends back home, the Alligator will still be here. For those who dont know, the Alligator publishes two days a week Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer. pages with well-thought-out analyses and commentary about current events. Or they can write about how their life is like a trip to Taco Bell. Were looking for strong writers who want to share their views on issues, whether they be on a campus-wide, local, state or national level. Because we only publish two days a week this summer, we If youre interested in becoming a weekly columnist, you will need to submit a resume, a brief cover letter explaining a short explanation of your political persuasion, i.e. conservative, liberal, libertarian, socialist, etc. If you have been published before or keep a blog, please If you have not been published before, you can send us two writing samples about different topics. These samples should be between 500 and 600 words. Columns should take a stand, be clear and be about things that students at UF might care about. If you apply and do not make the cut for the summer, we still strongly encourage you to submit material. We will be accepting guest columns and letters to the editor throughout the summer. The more we are familiar with your work, the more likely we are to consider you for a weekly columnist position in the future. Guest columns should be between 500 and 600 words and need to include your name, year, major and the school you attend. Feel free to write response columns to our weekly columnists or come up with your own topic. Letters should be between 150 and 200 words and need to include your name and any other relevant information, i.e. major, organizations you belong to, etc. All materials for columnist applications should be sent as an attachment to opinions@alligator.org. Please submit all applications by April 28. Future guest columns and letters should also be sent to the same address. We look forward to hearing from you.Is the Buffett Rule too much to ask?Since last summer, calls to mobilize the 99 percent have been heard from Wall Street to the Vatican, amassing one of the greatest peaceful global demonstrations in history. In logical (though not necessarily principled) opposition to the demonstrators is the 1 percent, built up to appear as a club of multimillionaire moguls nestled comfortably in Porsches, penthouses and Parisian escorts. But the truth about the wealth of the 1 percent is often misconceived and overblown, and it causes a subsequent misunderstanding of the scope and intent of the Buffett rule and other similarly proposed tax legislation. The Buffett rule (named after Warren Buffetts frustration at paying a lower tax rate than his secretary) proposes that those who make $1 million a year should pay at least 30 percent of their income in taxes. Many object to this lionaire business owners to tighten up their spending. But if this legislation were enacted, just more than 0.1 percent of taxpayers would actually have increased taxes. Contrary to what many believe, the 1 percent is not part of the multimillionaires club reserved for Mitt Romney and the rest of the 0.1 percent. The threshold for being a member of the 1 percent in 2009 was $343,927 (a fair expected). Taking this into consideration, the Buffett rule would have no impact on the majority of the 1 percent or the vast majority of job creators. Thats because again, contrary to what many believe most American jobs are not created by large companies and corporations (many of which continue to outsource jobs yearly) but are actually created by start-ups. we truly want to cultivate a job-creating culture we need to look more and more toward new and small businesses and less toward the large companies that consistently lure away their customers. This support needs to come not only from the government but also from consumers. Rather than shopping at Publix or Chipotle, spend a few more dollars for your groceries at Wards and get your burrito from Burrito Bros. Were lucky to have such a wealth of small businesses in Gainesville, and wed be wise not to neglect it. The 210,000 taxpayers who would experience a higher tax rate following the Buffett rule are hardly the job creators the Republicans herald them as. Though many are currently at a 35-percent tax rate, much (if not all) of their income comes through dividends and capital gains, leaving their taxes somewhere between 15 and 20 percent. Are we naive enough to believe that the difference between that 15-percent rate and Buffetts proposed 30creating work and stimulating the economy for the less well-off? An astounding degree of homelessness and hunger still plagues our nation. Charities and donations have been responsive to these issues, but they have not prevented them. The very top income earners should be eager to give back to society and an economy that undoubtedly aided them in gaining the wealth they have. No one is truly self-made. No one succeeds against all odds (the fact that you succeed shows some odds in your favor). Those who claim that the unsuccessful have only themselves to blame fail to recognize that the American dream is not what it used to be. No matter how determined, millions of Americans cannot and will not achieve a sustainable lifestyle without some external intervention. Charitable donations are helpful, but they are voluntary and too often myopic. While taxes arent always allocated perfectly, with 46.2 million Americans in poverty and a government more than $15 trillion in debt, a 30-per cent income tax is the least the wealthy can cough up. Dyllan Furness is a philosophy and English junior at UF. His column appears on Tuesdays. Dyllan Furnessopinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 The anticipation builds as everyones favorite time of year inches closer. No, Im not talking about summer break; Im talking, of course, about the fantastic upcoming presidential election! If you cant note the sarcasm in my previous sentence and are actually excited about voting for one of the two presidential nominees, you need to wake up. Theres no trying to make sense out of our candidates and their platforms or mask it with false optimism; were screwed, plain and simple. The fairy tale of a prosperous America ended once the Baby Boomers began talking about Social Security as if it were an endangered species. Thats why in a hyper, fashionably radical and polarized nation, theres never been a better time to be an independent. Loyalty to a political party is dead. The mutiny on both ends of the political spectrum is barbaric. Politicians are more preoccupied with their re-election than the welfare of their constituents. Being uncommitted has never looked so appealing, and sanity has never been so scarce. Never before have we faced an election that, from the getgo, looked so bleak. Four years ago, our country found itself on the brink of disaster with everything swirling down the economic toilet. We put our trust in the hands of a young, multiracial senator to bring some of that promised hope and change to Washington. Its not like things would have been better with McCain in Fast forward a few years later, and we remain in a sour economy, a dismal job market, in debt up to our eyeballs with the Chinese and a health care reform bill that after two years still teeters on the seesaw of the Supreme Court. On the list of the things President Obama did get around to accomplishing: withdrawing from Iraq and making the world safer from one less terrorist. pease constituents who depended on hope and change. Obamas re-election is far from a given. Lets face it: Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee. With Santorum out of the rat race that originally started off with what felt like 200 pathetic contenders who thought itd be cool to drop their name into the hat (anyone else miss Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann and Donald Trump?), the only ones left standing to challenge Romney are Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul. Gingrichs been out of the political game for a while, and Paul makes too much sense for America. Romney, who fell to John McCain in the 2008 Republican nomination, was once heralded as a centrist. But as Romney was forced to drink the right-wing Kool-Aid to win over Restance on many issues dear to true conservatives. To quote my favorite movie, Juno, which conveniently includes the simile used by Romneys campaign manager: That aint no Etch-A-Sketch. Thats one doodle that cant be undid. Voting is a hard-fought right that should be exercised by the voting booth muttering eenie, meenie, miney, moe that might just be the best way to do it. Hold your breath and wisely pick the candidate you think you can stomach for the next four years, assuming our country wont be usurped by China by then. Colleen Wright is a journalism freshman at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays. Colleen Wrightopinions@alligator.org Pickings are slim for presidential electionColumnAs a computer science major in the College of Ento restructure the computer and information service engineering department both disturbing and illogical. In her proposal, she claims that applying any portion of the budget cuts to the other departments in the college would drive them toward mediocrity, but what she fails to realize is that the drastic cuts she is proposing for CISE would leave it in shambles. In her budget plan, she proposes the following: moving all computer engineering (CEN) majors (and most of the advising staff) to the electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department; moving approximately half of the CISE faculty to unrelated departments (including ECE, Biomedical Engineering [BME], and Industrial Systems Engineering [ISE]); eliminating staff positions that support research and graduate programs; and eliminating teaching assistant positions. This proposal, if approved, would effectively end all research in CISE, phase out the Ph.D. program and leave the department struggling to support its undergraduate students. I do not believe Dean Abernathy is guided by maand she is either ignorant of or unable to recognize the importance of the work conducted in the CISE department. Her main arguments for this proposal seem to be that CISE has a higher number of TAs compared to the rest of the engineering departments and there is a substantial amount of overlap between CISE and ECE in regard to the administration of computer engineering majors. Quite frankly, these are weak arguments that do not justify the dissolution of the CISE department. Part of the reason CISE has so many TAs is that the department conducts a substantial amount of research responsible not only for bringing in grant money, but also for attracting graduate students and professors from around the world to our university. The money brought in by this research is used to hire TAs and support them in their pursuit of Ph.Ds. This research is responsible both for producing the advanced technologies of tomorrow and for driving Ph.D students to become Dean Abernathys plan to pull the plug on CISE research would severely compromise the department. The potential to bring in grant money will be gone, graduate students would not have the opportunity to pursue Ph.Ds within the department and there wouldnt be any TAs remaining to assist professors in administering undergraduate-level classes, which would reduce the quality of said classes. The overlap between CISE that it would be wise to lump the two departments together. Although computer engineering majors take a handful of the same courses as electrical engineering (EE) majors, these should not be considered so alike that they should be administered by the same department. There courses cannot be taught by any professor who is picked arbitrarily from either department. However, it seems that Dean Abernathy thinks the programs and the faculties of CISE and ECE are interchangeable. In regard to the programs, it is more accurate to say the CEN majors with hardware specializations are similar to the EE majors while the CEN majors with software specializations are similar to the computer science majors offered by both CISE and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. If Dean Abernathy is so intent on merging CISE and ECE to eliminate overlap, perhaps she should just divide the CEN major into two distinct majors: computer hardware engineering (offered by ECE) and computer software engineering (offered by CISE). The last thing I would like to point out in regard to these proposed cuts is that they have a serious potential for encouraging some of the best CISE professors to leave and for deterring prospective students from pursuing degrees in CISE. Some of the best CISE professors are highly involved in research, and by eliminating support for the research programs, there would be little incentive for those professors to stay with UF much longer. Dean Abernathy has stated she would do everything possible to keep these professors at UF, but realistically speaking, the professors who conduct research will likely seek employment elsewhere if another university offers them research opportunities that are not available at UF. Without these professors, the department will likely see decreased enrollment and fewer students will graduate with the highly sought skills possessed by CISE majors. Personally, Im strongly reconsidering my desire to pursue a masters degree in computer engineering here. I love UF, but there is no reason for me to stay here for a CISE graduate program when it looks as though the department may be torn apart by someone who does not recognize its potential. David Moore is a computer science junior at UF.Budget cuts for engineering department illogical, likely to turn away studentsGuest columnDavid MooreSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 THE PROGRAM WAS PROPOSED IN 2008. KAYLANIE ALVAREZAlligator Contributing WriterIn 2008, a campus sustainability group considered a proposal for a student bicycle rental program in hopes of alleviating Four years later, what exists is a small departmental proThe initial proposal, made in November 2008, called for would be able to rent a bicycle using a credit card or student Despite similar successful programs on other college campuses, such as the University of South Floridas Borrow Our Scott Fox, director of transportation and parking services at UF, said several factors contributed to the decision to not the part of the university to move these bikes around and reUFs Sustainable Transportation Working Group thought the project would be too labor-intensive and that bikes might end up in the middle of campus and not around the perimeter Creating a department in charge of maintaining, retrieving Transportation at UF is a separate auxiliary service, which doesnt receive a budget or operating money from the univer UF transportation pays for new programs by trying to get Currently, parking decals are the primary revenue source In 2008, UF transportation looked into generating revenue for a bike program by raising the price of decals, but transpor An increase in student interest could go a long way in makStudents are the ones who said, We want more bus ser vice, we want this SNAP service and we are willing to pay for seen with the bicycle rental program is someone saying, This is Alex Arias, a 22-year-old materials science and engineering would be helpful to students who live off campus but dont Program in Fall 2011 to prove the concepts viability at UF, said The program reuses some of the hundreds of bicycles abanand staff who need to make deliveries or get to meetings as an Its very expensive to start one of the bike-sharing probudget cuts, there is no one that has a whole lot of money to LOCAL ADRIANNA PAIDASAlligator Writer She then left the room and while he was waiting for Sanders remained conscious, but imAlachua County Fire Rescue took said, adding that inmates are asked about their medical Something in his initial medical screening prompted Sanders was arrested Saturday morning on charges of There was also a warrant out for his arrest due to unContact Adrianna Paidas at apaidas@alligator.orgSanders

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Call (305) 393-9434. 4-19-12-7-1 2BRs avail in a great 4BR/4BA furn apt @ Countryside. $325/rm. 1BR starting Aug 1, '12; 1BR avail May 15,'12. Cable, internet incl. Bus rts 9, 35 & 36. Indiv leases. Female student pref. New carpet & living room furn in the fall. Call 813-731-7747 or jigishanyc@yahoo.com 4-20-12-6-1 Fully-furnished, 2 br, 2.5 ba, 1500 sq ft townhouse starting May 7. Close to UF, Shands, and downtown. Parking & public transportation at doorstep. 12 month lease. Pet-friendly. Contact Monica at monicaflow@gmail.com 4-20-12-5-1 STEPS TO UF. FULLY FURNISHED. DORMITORY HOUSING W/PVT INDIVIDUAL SUITES. Starting at $479. Now leasing for Fall enfollment. Parking avail. 1231 SW 3rd Ave, #125 M-F 9-6 Sat. 10-4 352-372-3557 thecourtyardsuf.com 4-25-12-7-2 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-25-12-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 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. 2 and 3 Bedrooms $0 MOVE IN FEES! 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 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 2, 3, 4, & 5 BR houses blocks to UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-359-3341/3595584 4-25-12-62-2 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 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 4-1912-30-2 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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10, ALLIGATOR ***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 5-15-12-32-2 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 **********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 4-19-12-10-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700/OBO. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 4-2412-15-2 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 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 5-15-12-13-2 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 4-23-12-10-2 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 2/1 duplex in Tower Oaks GlenCent A/C, laundry room w/ W/D, on bus route. No pets. $525/mo 1st month + last month. 6900 SW 21st Lane (352) 514-9698 4-17-12-5-2 ***********Walk to UF-Historic House********* 3bed/2bth 4 blks to UF. Cute, charming, lots of character. Hrd wood floors, tile, central AC, W/D, off street parking, private back yard. cats ok. Avail. Aug $1380/mo. 828.216.2565 4-25-11-2 $500 1BR Apt. Spacious, spotless, fenced patio, greenspace/trees, near campus & downtown, carpeted, ceiling fans, CHA. Prefer quiet, stable, mature tenants. 1807 NW 10th St (352) 284 3873. postj@bell south.net 7-26-12-30-2 $700 Duckpond Duplex. 2BR, dishwasher, CHA,WD/H,carport,large yard,huge oak tree, pines, quiet nhood, busline. prefer quiet mature tenant;no dogs, cats ok;920 NE 6th Ave.(352) 284 3873 postj@bellsouth.net 4-25-12-10-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 5-15-12-11-2 BellaProperties.net 335-5424 Escape to a Luxury small complex 2/2 avail able for May,June. Have RTS stop on site. 1 mile from Butler plaze. 4-25-10-2 Beautiful 4 bedroom house at 313 NW 11th St. Hardwood floors, fireplace, screened porch, fenced yard, washer/dryer, plenty of parking. $1600/mo. Available 8/2012. Call Eric at 352-870-9453. 5-22-12-2 3-4, Bedroom Homes for Rent Great for UF or Santa Fe *Ask about Family Discounts* Call Eric at (352) 682-7424 4-25-12-9-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 apt 204 nw 18 st $1100 4/2 house 929 nw 22 st $1500 5/3 house 630 nw 36 st $1500 5-15-12-10-2 4BR/3BA, 18 NW 36th St. Close to campus. All appliances including W/D. Ceiling fans, cent H/AC. Lawn care & pest cont. incl. New wood privacy fence in backyard. Avail Aug 1st. $1350/mo 333-9874 or 317-7346 5-1512-9-2 2brm/2bth available Rent $650 Deposit $500 call 352-367-1956 or cell 352-262-8050 or email stevemalu@yahoo.com 5-15-12-9-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1, 2, & 3 bdrm. floor plans starting @ $635. FREE Hi-Speed Internet, Washer/Dryer, Fitness Center, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool etc. M-F 9-6 Sat 10-5 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com text (Lakewood) 65586 4-25-12-7-2SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $399. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Stat. 10-5 701 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com text (spyglass) 65586 4-25-12-7-2 UPPER WESTSIDE/NANTUCKET WALK 1 & 2 bdrm Luxury Apts. Granite counters. Parking avail. Walk to campus & stadium, For info. call 352-872-4664 www.upperwestsideuf.com text: upperwestside@65374 4-25-12-7-2 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 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 1 bed/bath in house near publix on 34th. $310 may-july. females only. quiet house mates. close to bus routes. call 843 408 3687 4-20-6-3 1BR/1BA located 1/2 mile from UF. Two bus stops.Private balcony,two pools, gym, and barbecue area. central A/C. $500/month. some furniture included. For more information please call 305-332-9516. 4-17-2-3 Summer term2/2 apt.Room at Jefferson 2nd Ave.Walking distance to campus/downtown. Includes: utilities, internet, and furniture. For info call or text me at 954 709 8338 or giracam@gmail.com Price $499 4-25-7-3 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+ morebeautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 7-3111-28-4 Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. 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

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ALLIGATORIn the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-12-72-10 Uf Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-25-12-72-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 4-25-73-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-25-11-99-10 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the 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 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 4-25-65-12HEADLINERS SAGGING?POWER WINDOWS DONT WORK? On site avail. Steves Headliners 352-226-1973 Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville 4-20-15-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 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 4-20-12-74-13 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. What's black and white and read all over?? The Independent Florida Alligator Be part of the sales team of the largest college newspaper in the country by applying to be anINTERNIf you are enrolled as a UF or SFC student available to work 10-12 hours a week this summer, and are eager to gain valuable sales experience, stop by The Alligator, 1105 W. University Avenue, to fill out an application and class schedule or email resume to advertising@alligator.org. We will contact you for an interview opportunity to get your career jump started! EEO/AA. What's black and white and read all over?? The Independent Florida Alligator Be part of the sales team of the largest college newspaper in the country by applying to be aPAID SALES REPIf you are enrolled as a UF or SFC student available to work 15-20 hours a week this summer, and are eager to gain valuable sales experience, stop by the Alligator, 1105 W. University Avenue, to fill out an application and class schedule or email resume to advertising@alligator.org. We will contact you for an interview opportunity to get your career jump started! EEO/AA BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-12-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-1272-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2512-72-14 Summer Jobs $2400 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 11 Aug 4. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267. www.floridaelks.org/feyc/index.aspx 4-25-12-72-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 4-25-12-57-14 Do you want to quit smoking? We are currently recruiting smokers between the ages of 18 and 60 for a smoking cessation study. Please contact the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or smokeclinic@gmail.com for further details. 4-24-30-14

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12, ALLIGATOR CAREER POSITIONS Stay in Gainesville! Full and part time. Listed below are the following opportunities: Software Developers Tech Support SAT/ACT Coordinator Accounting Research Assistant Word Processor Admin Asst Aviation Sales Accounting Editor Video Tech Proofreader Linux Admin Please complete an online application at www.gleim.com/employment 4-25-12-21-14 Web Developers / PHP Experts Downtown Gainesville dev firm has immedi ate openings for expert PHP web develop ers. Great salary, health, IRA, and other benefits! Email resume to hr@digitalbrands.com or visit DigitalBrands.com. 4-25-12-20-14 Looking for summer employment? The City Of Gainesville's Parks & Recreation division is looking for people to run its pools and summer camp. Earn great pay while having fun! AA/EOE/DFWP Apply today at www.cityofgainesville.jobs 6-14-12-30-14 Sales asst / customer service Need ambitious and well organized. Computer skills a plus. part time initially, start $10/hr. 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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Bringing home a trophyWhich spring sport is most likely to win a national championship? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn said her team is more prepared for the postseason this year after a change in training. See story, page 16. David Carr / Alligator Staff BRYAN HOLTAlligator WriterKevin OSullivan knows it is coming. All he can do is handle what he has until that time comes. Theres a thing called the draft June 4, 5, 6, and its not an easy thing to manage, Floridas coach said. No college team will be affected by the 2012 Major League Baseball FirstYear Player Draft more than the No. 5 Gators (28-8). ESPN baseball analyst Keith Law released his latest Future 50 rankings last week, and the list is littered with familiar faces. Three players who made the cut ethan Stadium when UF faces Georgia Southern (22-16) at 7 p.m. Catcher Mike Zunino leads the way as the No. 2 overall draft prospect in the nation behind only Baxley, Ga., high school senior Byron Buxton. According to Law, most major-league scouts dont see Zunino lasting past the No. 3 pick in the draft, which belongs to the Seattle Mariners. Following Zunino is left-handed starting pitcher Brian Johnson, who is coming off a big Sunday against Tennessee that helped him earn Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors. Johnson comes in at No. 24 on the list, described by Law as a very safe college arm, who could reach the majors quickly because of the quality of his off-speed stuff. Thats two spots ahead of shortstop Nolan Fontana, who is another player Law believes is on the fast track to the major leagues because of his reliable defensive play and approach at the plate. Fontana showed his worth this walks in a three-game set against Tennessee. All three players are juniors, meanto deal with serious draft talk during their UF careers. Its something we talk about, absolutely, OSullivan said. Its every kids dream to play in the big leagues, and thats a big day for them. The timing of it is a little tough because its right in the middle of our season. Aside from losing players it already has, Florida also has to focus on keeping the players it is trying to bring to campus. Two more players in Laws top 50 are signed to play baseball at Florida. Tampa Jesuit right-handed pitcher Lance McCullers is projected as a future reliever by Law but comes in at No. 41 because of the possibility some team could view him as a starter OSullivan has taken a number of trips to Tampa to watch McCullers pitch. Lewis Brinson, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound Coral Springs High outrounds out the list at No. 50. He turned heads when he won the home run der by at the Under Armour Classic but has plenty of development in store, according to Law. OSullivan said he understands that the draft brings added pressure to players but also expects them to handle it with maturity. Hes willing to talk it over with players to make sure it doesnt affect the clubhouse. For some of these guys it is a big year, he said. Theres a lot of good players on this team, but were going to try to stay together as a group the best we can.Gators facing MLB distractions ahead of midweek game JOE MORGANAlligator Staff WriterThe Gators have one of the best pitching rotations in the nation, and they have the numbers to prove it. Florida ranks fourth nationally with a 1.08 ERA and leads the Southeastern Conference in numerous pitching categories, including batting average against (.185) and fewest hits allowed (181). Hannah Rogers, who has a 0.96 ERA and .176 batting average against, chalks up the Gators pitchers success to the defense. They always do an awesome job, Rogers said. I always thank them after every inning and every game just to help Statistically, Florida has the No. 2 defense in the SEC behind Tennessee. The Gators rank second to the Volunteers age. Rogers, who notched her 22nd win of the season in solid defensive play. Shortstop Cheyenne Coyle was the ing a bloop single from Auburns Amber Harrison in the Cheyenne was making great plays out there at shorttheir job and we dont have a lot of errors against us.Defense, pitching playing large role for third-ranked Florida SEE SOFTBALL, P A GE 14Rogers Theres a lot of good play ers on this team, but were going to try to stay together as a group the best we can.UF baseball coachGators rank fourth nationally in team ERAPoll ResultsWhats more important to you: winning national championships or running a clean program?54% CLEAN P ROGRAM 36% CHAMP IONSHIP S75 total votes

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14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff Gators are 23-1 when committing zero errors in a game this season Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org SOFTBALL, from page 13 Cheyenne was mak ing great plays out there at shortstop, diving for things. We have great defense.

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ELI MARGERAlligator WriterOne week, they masquerade as national title contenders. The next, they play like pretenders. Finding an identity has been a seasonlong task for the No. 10 Gators, one that will likely continue into this weekends Southeastern Conference Tournament. Florida (14-8, 7-4 SEC) has had impressive wins and challenging losses, right up to the last week of the season. When they travel to Starkville, Miss., this weekend, not only will they be searching for a championship, they will be looking to jell as a team. We are not a mature team with a lot points are going to come from. The consistency of the day is going to be the most important thing, coach Andy Jackson said. Thats always the case, but its even more the case when you have a little bit of non-identity with your team. Youre still searching for your identity even though you have talent, but you dont know where the points are going to come from. Until we solidify that, then everybody hitting on the same cylinders is going to be the key factor. Even in losses, Jackson has seen bright spots. For instance, of the eight losses the team has suffered this year, six have been against teams currently ranked in the top 10. Of those losses, three were 4-3 decisions. A priority for Jackson and the Gators is getting each player to perform at his top level. Doing so at the same time is a challenge, but Jackson believes it is possible. Namely, he said, it involves being detailoriented in practice. Its something that coaches work on and talk about with our teams, he said. I think there is such a thing as luck in sports, but the teams that take care of a lot of details and all try to play together on the same day are the ones that are getting luckiest. Sometimes weve been getting unlucky this year when it really isnt un-luck its a thing where we can do something. Senior Nassim Slilam echoed Jacksons feelings, saying that for this years team to to play high-quality tennis simultaneously. To this point, there have been very few matches in which that has happened. My only concern is for us to be able to play well at the same time, Slilam said. We all played well this year at one point. Were trying to play better at the same time. We have to do it like we did last year, bringing seven guys playing great. Embree wins SEC honor: For the second time this year, junior Lauren Embree was named the SEC Player of the Week. Her 6-1, 6-1 victory over South Carolinas match. The Gators went on to defeat the Gamecocks 4-1. Undefeated in singles conference play, Embree also won the honor the week of March 5. TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15Alligator File Photo Elizabeth Hamilton / Alligator Gators mens tennis searching for solidity before SEC tourney KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer a rare break. However, senior thrower Keely Medeiros was the one exception. ida Relays, Medeiros carried that momentum to the Seminole Invitational in Tallahassee where she had the best performance of her career, according to head coach Mike Holloway. The last-minute decision made by associate head coach Steve Lemke proved to be a good one. Coach Lemke wanted to take her to this competition because of the great practices shes been having, Holloway said. Actually, she had the best series of her life. All her throws were fair throws, so it was a great weekend for Keely. Medeiros winning throw on Saturday was her second win since coming off an injury she suffered during summer international compeseason. ishes in shot put this year, its not hard to see that Medeiros is continually improving as she works back from her injury. meet during the indoor season paled in comparison to her throw of 54 feet, 2.5 inches throw two months later at the beginning of the outdoor season. Still, both were overshadowed by Saturdays monster throw of 56 feet, 4.25 inches. Weve been very pleased with her progress, Holloway said. She had an injury during the fall that didnt allow her to throw and lift as she needed too. [But] her strength levels are getting back. Not only was Saturdays performance a season best, but also a new outdoor personal record. Medeiros passed her previous mark by almost two feet, indicating that Medeiros might be returning to where she was prior to her injury. Medeiros wasnt the only one to impress Holloway last week. He praised the team as a whole for maintaining their focus despite having the weekend off after their big home meet. Anytime we have a week off its a challenge for the athletes, especially coming off the Florida Relays, Holloway said. I was very proud of everyone in the program as a whole because they came out, they accepted the challenge of the workouts last week, they showed up on time, they were diligent in their work habits and work ethic, and it made our jobs a lot easier last week. Were always worried a little bit with coming off Florida Relays with the emotion that we put in that meet that theyll be a little Medeiros posts personal best in shot put at Seminole Invitational I think there is such a thing as luck in sports, but the teams that take care of a lot of details and all try to play together on the same day are the ones that are getting luckiest.UF tennis coach UF T rac k

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16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida coach Rhonda Faehn said she has taken a different approach this year with certain gymnasts to ensure that her team is ready for the postseason. GYMNAS TICS LANDON WATNICKAlligator WriterStaying durable for the long haul has been the theme all season for the Gators. Last year at the NCAA Championships, UF struggled to make it through the grueling stretch at seasons end, falling short of advancnals, numerous minor injuries added up as the team tallied four scores of 9.6 or less. But this postseason, the Gators are feeling fresher than ever. Theyre in a better situation physically than in years past, coach Rhonda Faehn said. That doesnt mean that theyre all pain-free. Theyre managing it really well. From the start of 2012, Faehn and the coaching staff have kept a keen eye on their gymnasts injuries. UFs management of its athletes has led to more continuity in the lineups than in previous seasons, especially in its last few meets. Sophomores Alaina Johnson (elbow, ribs and shins) and Mackenzie Caquatto (ankles) have dealt with nagging injuries. UF rested Johnson from all-around action on four of her until Jan. 20 against Kentucky. But now, the two are peaking. At the Southeastern Conference Championships and NCAA Regionals, Johnson averaged an all-around score of 39.48, while Caquatto held a 9.875 average on bars. Theyre extremely tough competitors, Faehn said. Theyve dealt with this for many years, and theyve been a part of championships where you have to compete day after day. At that point when theyre up (at nationals), the adrenaline will take over and will probably minimize any sort of pain theyre feeling. When No. 1 seed Florida competes at the evening session of the NCAA Championships lar event lineups to the rest of the season. Faehn said senior Nicole Ellis (hip), who vaulted well in practice earlier this week, could see action this weekend on vault. You never know, Faehn said. In a couple of days, well make the evaluation. The Gators will leave for The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., on Wednesday and have their practice session Thursday clude Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Ohio State and Oregon State. If UF makes it to the Super Six, its endur ance would be put to the test Saturday at 4 p.m. Faehn said the team would be prepared for the short gap between competitions if it advanced. Really, at that point, its more mental, she said. If an athlete is strong mentally, a differ hours recovery should be extremely minimal. But of course, our goal is to go out and have a great competition Friday night, to advance, get them out of the arena as quickly as possible, get them rehabbing and get them to bed, so they can prepare for the next meet. Gators physically ready for NCAAs Really, at that point, its more mental.Rhonda FaehnUF gymnastics coach