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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 144 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Fire damages several apartments at Arbor Park on FridayThe cause is unknown, pg 4. Friends of the Library Book Sale draws hundredsThe sale runs through Wednesday, pg 5. UFs womens tennis team won its third straight SEC championship this weekend. See story, page 13. First Swampfest rocks Flavet FieldMac Miller, Rooney, Tokyo Police Club and RAC performed Saturday night, pg. 3. 73 /46 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 8 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffLouis M. Penque Jr. is helped to a stretcher by Alachua County Fire Rescue workers late Saturday. Penque lost control of his vehicle during an attempt to pass MALLORY SCHINDLERAlligator Contributing WriterThe Architecture Computer Lab will be closed during the summer for renovations, but students taking summer classes will be able to go to the Computer Science and Engineering Computer Lab instead. The Architecture Computer Labs tablet computers will be moved to the CSE Computer Lab, which will be open 24 hours a day during the summer. The Architecture Computer Lab will be reRenovation plans include upgrading the air conditioning system and lighting in the lab, Information Technology Academic Technology Learning Spaces Support. Today is the last day for students to make suggestions for further renovations. Suggesedu. We dont have an unlimited budget, but if there is a student submission or we come across something we really like and we think will help the learning process in whatever way, well definitely try and make it happen, Brown said. sophomore, is no stranger to working through the night in the lab. doesnt have enough computers. Rendering, a process used by architecture and design students to convert hand-drawn designs into digital designs, can take up to 12 convenient if there were more computers to work on. Air conditioning and lighting are the least of her concerns. If I had to make a list of things that I would want in the CIRCA Lab, that wouldnt even make the list.Architecture Computer Lab to close for summer HE CRASHED HIS CAR INTO BOULEVARD. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterCatherine Hooker crept toward the silver Mercury Sable, the one wrapped around the palm tree, and peeked inside Saturday night. The driver was alive, and moving, and talking. Just stay still until the paramedics arrive, said Hooker, whose father is an emergency room physician in Destin. Thats probably the best advice I ever heard, said Louis M. Penque Jr., 20. Are you OK? she asked. Weed is a magical drug, Penque responded, according to Hooker. Soon after 10 p.m. Saturday, about paramedics responded to the scene at the 316 SW 62nd Blvd. Paramedics freed Penque, who is listed as a student in the Before he was told to lie on a stretcher, he laughed and raised both arms. Gainesville Police spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri said the crash is still unfrom Penque to see if he had used drugs Saturday night, and they are awaiting the results. Before the crash, Hooker said she drove south on Southwest 62nd Street. The Sable sped toward her from behind, going 70 or 80 mph. When Penque reached Hookers car, he veered left into the wrong lane. The Sable tipped left, Hooker said, and Penque overcorrected. Now leaning Student walks away from crashADMINISTRATION JOEY FLECHAS and ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff Writers Trustees, Carlos Alfonso, announced his In a statement, Alfonso said he has withdrawn his application for reappointment, which would have needed approval from Gov. Rick Scott. I always considered myself an advocate for the students, and thats how Id like to be remembered, Alfonso said Sunday. Alfonso, who served under three governors, was a founding trustee in 2001 and was elected chairman last year. He said he didnt have any prior indication that the governor would not renew his appointment. nie Machen released afternoon wishing Alfonso well and noting the highlights of his 11 years on the board. He was instrumental in many of the universitys greatest achievements during that period, including our increased innovation and the rapid growth of our campus research infrastructure, he said. no plans to continue his involvement a family and is a prominent architect in Tampa. He said it would be nice, after 11 years, to take a break. and will always pay attention to whats going on at the university. I think its part of my DNA, he said. org.Chairman of UF Board of Trustees resignsAlfonso SEE CRASH, PAGE 5 We dont have an unlimited budget ... Adam Brownoperations manager for UFs information technology

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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 144 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 88/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/61 SUNNY 83/59 SUNNY 75/52 PARTLY CLOUDY 73/46 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY WHATS HHAPPENING?Helping Hands Clinic Clothing and Supply Drive Today to Friday Boxes are in Library West (second floor) and the Health Science Library Helping Hands Clinic is a group of volunteers that provides care, food and clothing for the homeless in the Gainesville community. The group is collecting donations including clean, gently used clothing, personal hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, brushes), insect repellent and batteries. Drop off donations in boxes located on the second floor of Library West and in the Health Science Library. For more information, contact speakersbureau.g4hh@ gmail.com, and for more ideas visit www.hhcg.org. Le Guin & Rome Today, 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 information, visit www.aclib.us/bigread. South Pacific Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Today, 7:30 p.m. Set on a tropical island dur ing World War II, Rodgers & Hammersteins South Pacific tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. This breathtaking new production of South Pacific is based on the 2008 Tony award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production, directed by Bartlett Sher. Student tickets are $20. Visit performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. Saints Mouth Film Festival Today, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Boca Fiesta, Palomino Pool Hall and the Back Yard Bar, 232 SE First St. Come join the Santa Fe Film and Video Society for a night of student-made films. Admission is free. Earth Day Festival at Santa Fe College Tuesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oak Grove at the Northwest Campus Saints for Sustainability and other student organizations will be hosting a free event to celebrate Earth Day. There will be sustainable arts and crafts and music to enjoy. Food will be available and catered by Moes Southwest Grill, a restaurant that promotes business sustainability. Come out and enjoy the festivities under the beautiful Oak Grove. This event is sponsored by Santa Fe Colleges Student Government. 2003 and a Jewish American Heritage Month in 2006 to increase awareness of the contributions by Jews to the state and nation. Civic Media Center Big Read Booktalk Thursday, 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 Friday, 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 Fist will help celebrate the end of a months worth of the Big Read in our community. Refreshments can be pur chased at Caf Colette. For more information, visit www. aclib.us/bigread. Gay Movie Night Kickoff Friday, 7:30 p.m. Pride Community Center, 3131 NW 13th St. What happens when the hardest team in the Sunday Soccer league comes up against a gay team and finds its finally met its match? A funny, sexy, high-energy and extremely gay British comedy. Gay Movie Night is the last Friday of each month and is a free service of the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida. A $2 donation is requested to cover the cost of snacks. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Floridas Canid Curiosities: Exploring the Roles of Wolves through European Imaginings into American Wolfdog Breeding Practices Tuesday, 11:45 a.m. Turlington Hall, Room 3312 This brown bag talk by Sarah Lewis Mitchem examines a selection of European stories featuring wolves and explores how these animals were per ceived, often in contradictory ways. It also covers how they were re-conceptualized in the United States through wolfdog breeding. Toastmasters Potluck Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Students and community members welcome. This is an open house with a potluck and an opportunity to ask questions about joining. Toastmasters provides a positive atmosphere to learn public speaking skills. For details, go to http://talkinggators.toastmastersclubs. org. Talking Gators is also on Facebook. Robotics Demos at UF Wednesday, Noon to 4 p.m. NEB (Harris) Rotunda The robot demos will include a showcase of robots including a Mars Rover, a small Dune Buggy, an ATV, and previous national and inter national award winning robots (including a submarine and a lawnmower). There will be demonstrations of 10 or more robots built by students in this semesters Intelligent Machines Design Laboratory (IMDL) course. See http://mil.ufl.edu/imdl/ robot_info_s12.htm for more information. Opening Reception for the exhibit Jewish Jacksonville Wednesday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Smathers Library (East) Room 1A The exhibit features Jacksonville materials from the late 19th century through the end of the 20th century, from the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica and the George A. Smathers Libraries Special Collections. The reception features special guest Marcia Jo Zerivitz, who will speak about Jewish Jacksonville within 250 Years of Florida Jewish History. Zerivitz is the founding executive director of the Jewish Museum of Florida and has been a leader in the organized Florida Jewish community for 50 years. She initiated the legislation for both a Florida Jewish History Month in

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterAbout 3,000 people gathered on Flavet Field on Saturday evening for Student Government Productions Mac Miller, Rooney, Tokyo Police Club and RAC performed despite SGP paid Mac Miller $45,000; Tokyo Police Club $35,000; Rooney Jeff Schnier, chairman of SGP, said VISA and Reitz Union Board Enter tainment also helped plan the festiThese bands are really chill, the The last major concert held at FlaStudent Government spent $35,000 on safety improvements to the band Number one, this is a totally difthe same time UF students Taylor Lilsaid Lilley, a natural resource conser UPD gave the go-ahead at about ered, some huddled under umbrellas eri, 20, and another UF student after one of the best presents hes ever gotContact Shelby Webb at swebb@ alligator.org. April 22, 1980: disturbance during a speech by Israeli Bible teacher April 22, 1985: earns about $5,500 per year for teaching 10 to 20 hours April 25, 1989:ternational students and students taking foreign-lanApril 23, 2003: created to standardize courses critical to professional April 26, 2006: Student Government uses $6,278 of students tuition to fund the SG end-of-the-year banorganizers used both outside revenue and student RAVEN PRITCHETTDana Burke / Alligator StaffMac Miller performs at Swampfest on Saturday night on Flavet Field. ON Ca AMPUsSFirst Swampfest rocks Flavet Field

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THE CAUSE IS UNKNOWN. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterWhen Terry Sullivan woke up Friday morning, he was optimistic. He was going to look for a job early in the day and then watch his sister get married. Sullivan, 28, said he worked as a driver for Nationwide Insurance Friday morning, he applied at Misand Friends Premium Handmade Cat Furniture. bor Park apartments, then drove to the courthouse to watch his sister after he showed up at the courtsaid Gainesville Fire Rescue District Chief Pat Lewis. Two neighbors had to leave their apartments on ladders rescued several dogs. Lewis said the department rethe complex to help people living in have started at the stove. It just this morning when he dropped a $5 bill, but he double-checked the whole apartment before he left. Electronics, lights, appliances they were all off, he said. I lost everything, he said, sitting by a curb in the apartment comhard to explain. What a bad way to end the week. He lived at the apartment with his wife, Danielle, and two sons, but nobody was home when the was at Sidney Lanier School. Matthew Horler, 24, stood on the curb near Sullivan on Friday morning wearing a red robe and black sneakers. Horler said he moved into the apartment a few weeks ago. He works the graveyard shift at Combined Communications Center, where co-workers often receive calls He was preparing for bed when he smelled smoke. He checked his kitchen. Nothing. Then, he opened his front door and craned his neck into the hall. It was like staring in ink, he his living room window and yelled. chemistry graduate student at UF, also needed a ladder to escape. He alarm screech Friday morning. He thought it a mistake. He unhooked the alarm and hopped back in bed. door and was greeted by thick fog. and stuck a ladder inside, and he climbed down. Neither Horler nor Back on the curb, Sullivan kept thinking about what was gone. No clothes. No money. No food they just bought groceries, he said. know. I know. of his head. He kept his eyes toward the ground, toward his high-top Chuck Taylors. them. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator. org. 4, ALLIGATOR Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffEvee, an Australian shepherd, and Cookie, a Chihuahua, wait outside of Arbor Park Apartments while Fire damages several apartments at Arbor Park on Friday

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAlachua County Fire Rescue workers attempt to free Louis M. Penque Jr. from his car late Saturday. A witness said Penque attempted to pass her while traveling about 70 to 80 mph on Southwest 62nd Street. Crash occurred at Fairmont Oaks apartments entranceright, the car rolled down a ditch. It dragged forward against the grass. Then it hit a bump and caught air. The car crashed into the palm tree at the entrance of Fairmont Oaks. The tree split in the middle. The passengers side of the Sable ripped open. If someone were on the other side of the car, he would have been dead, said GPD Sgt. David Blizzard. Tony McCloud, 24, was at Hampton Oaks Apartments, about a quar ter mile north of the crash, when it happened. It sounded like a bomb, he said. After the crash, Hooker said she checked on Penque. He leaned against the tree trunk, which now jutted between the drivers and passengers front seats. He was laughing. Penque asked for his iPhone, which lay on the road next to the wrecked car. Hooker handed it to him, thinking he would call 911. Instead, he snapped pictures of himsaid, he threw the phone at one of them. After a rescue team freed Penque, he stood, laughing. A group of about 15 watched from a ditch next to the sponse. Some laughed. Others asked if they should cheer. Paramedics carted him to an ambulance. An hour later, the top half of the palm tree stretched across the exit of Fairmont Oaks. Glass sprinkled the road. Other parts of the Sable were spread throughout the entrance. Then there was the cars license plate. It was a vanity plate. Proceeds went to the Police Benevolent Association. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator. org. CRASH, from page 1 THERE ARE FIVE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE PROGRAM. SUMMER BENSONAlligator Contributing WriterIn the sea of more than 50,000 stua unique program very few universities have access to. UFs Master of Fine Arts lighting design program is one of just a handful of universities that looks at lighting as a technique to be used beyond the theater stage, said third-year MFA lighting design student Bryan Lussier. There are a lot of programs that focus on theater and only theater, said Lussier, 28. What makes UFs program very unique is that were involved in the museum lighting, were involved with architectural lighting. Essentially, UF examines the next step of lighting, which makes people think about the environments theyre in, Lussier said. The program is headed by professor Stan Kaye, whose background spans more than 30 years of experience in both academia and the lighting industry. The aim of the program is to bring theater lighting to the masses while maintaining a focus on the fundamentals of lighting design. Students in the three-year program practice lighting design in a variety of settings in order to gain experience outside of theater production. Several students recently worked with Kaye and Luxams lighting company to develop and install a customized lighting system in the new Cofrin Asian Art Wing at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. We look at how science and art work so we can try to understand how our art is interpreted by the population, Lussier said. He said the program is about pushing the art forward in an age when people are constantly looking down at their phones instead of looking at the world around them. When we talk about innovation, entrepreneurship, international work and the fusion of art and science and technology, this is it, Kaye said.UF lighting design program draws focus offstagelL OcalCAL JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterEight months of 13 Santa Fe College students hard work went up in the air Sunday morning. Thats exactly where they wanted it. We were screaming, jumping up and down, and then we realized, Oh, wait we have to wait for it to come down safely, said LaNiece OSteen, 27, an engineering student and president of Santa Fe Colleges Engineer ing Club. The Gainesville group joined 41 other teams in Huntsville, Ala., for NASAs University Student Launch Initiative. The competition encourages students to design, build and launch a reusable rocket, according to its website. Participating universities included UF, Pennsylvania State University and the Univer year competing. A lot of people dont really see us as competition when it comes to things like this, OSteen said. So its really fun to get to work with [them] and to get to interact with the other teams. The Santa Fe team consisted of 13 students, two advisers and one mentor. They wrote a proposal last fall and were accepted. Since then, the team has been passing milestones such as a preliminary design review more than 500 pages of documents. NASA engineers reviewed their plans via video confer ence, OSteen said. weighing 37.8 pounds. A graphic that looked like water wrapped around its bottom half, fading into white and displaying the Santa Fe logo. The launch went well, said Jimmy Yawn, the teams mentor. To see it in the air was a relief because there were so many aspects that could have gone wrong, he said. said. The teams rocket didnt reach the required one-mile height. It fell about 700 feet short at 4,539 feet, OSteen said. The Santa Fe students hope to return next year anyway. OSteen said the growth of the team since August has been amazing. Yawn echoed that statement. Every one of them is smarter than I am, he said, but I try not to let on. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@alligator.org.Santa Fe club competes in NASA rocket-building competition Sunday JENNA LYONSAlligator Contributing WriterAs staff opened the doors to the Friends of the Library Book Sale, rying empty cardboard boxes. Soon, they had to side-step through aisles, and many reached over their neighbors shoulders toward shelves packed with books. About 750 people waited outside the Friends of the Librarys book warehouse at 430 N. Main St. Saturday morning for its biannual book sale. The sale will go through Wednesday. Sarah Harrison, publicity chair for Alachua County Friends of the Library, said opening day is always the busiest. They start lining up from Thursday evening, Harrison said. At 10 this morning, you couldnt walk in here. book sale held in 1954 raised $80. Harrison said Friends of the Library now makes between $140,000 and Ann Hemme, co-chairwoman of the book sale, said the organization raised about $110,000 during Satur day and Sundays sale. Its the largest book sale in the Southeast, Harrison said. Its really sort of a phenomenon. Harrison said the sale typically has about 500,000 items, including books, magazines and records. Hemme said the number of items dropped a bit from last semesters sale. Sarah Yost, a 24-year-old book sale volunteer, said her parents have been volunteering with the book sale for 25 years, and they often brought Yost and her two younger brothers to the sale. We used to sit cross-legged underneath the table and read Betty and Veronica comics, Yost said. Loving books is kinda more in my blood. Jamie Fisher, a 20-year-old Chinese and linguistics sophomore at UF, said she enjoys the cheap prices, but the unexpected nature of the book sale is what keeps her coming back year after year. You come not knowing what youre going to get, Fisher said.Biannual book sale draws hundreds to Saturday openingThe sale will run through Wednesday Jimmy Yawn

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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 EditorialMONDAY, APRIL 23, 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: Did you go to Swampfest? 305 TOTAL VOTES52% YES 48% NOFridays question: Have you ever had sex on campus? Campaign ConundrumHow SG election Last week, the UF Supreme Court ruled that the SG election codes do not prevent campaign-like activities throughout the year. The code in question states, Campaigning begins on the each election. We strongly advise the Senate to not amend the codes to regiven in our editorial last week. We also advise the Student Senate to amend code 762.0, which requires that all campaign material have the label RegFirst, we believe this code is way too proactive. By this, we mean that the code is attempting to remedy a problem that may not even exist. campaign material by ensuring that the material has been apterial to candidates or parties who did not authorize that material. process should be retroactive. In other words, code violations addressed when they occur. This does not mean that candidates and parties cannot still oversee and approve materials promoting their candidates or their party. material. need be, a ruling by the UF Supreme Court. there is also a press that can bring to light any misrepresentaD When I got to UF, I was passionate about political sciing about political issues, so I switched to economics. I There is a giant gap between passion and drive, and when I realized that drive was what was getting me to graduate school, I stopped and changed course even around in Library West and picking out interesting books should change now. Please do not waste time pretending that biology is your ure can be productive: You either overcome it or redirect your course. In high school, I did really well because it was a protected and structured world with controllable variuniversity with 50,000 people and had no one to compete internships, grad programs and real world you will have plenty thinking about right now. group that will go to Grog with you every night drinking, you will leave UF with little to talk about except stories dents here are every bit as good as those anywhere in the country, so choose wisely. I am so proud that I will be able to say very soon that Go Gators! Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays. Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 University should have stepped up after death of studentThis is a call to the UF president, provost and dean of students. Im severely disappointed in how the university dealt the recent death of Michael R. Edmonds Jr. As the news broke, I sat in my residence hall refreshing Twitter feeds to verify the rumored death. The awful news led to a conversation with a fellow student. We spoke about being a part of a prestigious university that holds its morals to high standards (seen in the fast response to hazing earlier in the semester). We just knew that we were going to receive some sity saw this as an important issue that emotionally affected a lot of students, even if they didnt personally know Michael. But the email never came. UF has to be a stronger force against the thoughts or actions of suicide. The failure to communicate the news from the universitys point of view takes away from the gravity of the issue at hand. A student with suicidal thoughts might feel as though his or her suicide would also go unmentioned as this one did. There exists a divide between students who believe this happens all the time and those who believe it rarely happens. This is why I feel that the university needs to address student suicides with as much urgency as any other threat to student safety. Daniella Saetta Environmental engineering sophomoreLetter to the EditorBefore signing any petition or showing up to any rallies during the next few weeks, inform yourself. People throughout UF are wasting too much effort in fruitless endeavors. Yes, UF is facing a budget cut that will affect some departments, faculty and staff. Tuition will likely continue to increase toward the national average. Despite the great uncertainty surrounding the administrations decisions, you can still do something, though it will take more than a Facebook post or a signature on a petition. There are many things at stake in these last weeks of the semester: the quality of your education, your career prospects and the livelihood of your faculty and staff. Half-baked attempts to mobilize the Student Body will do more harm than good for what could be (and should be) an important movement against political meddling ship department at UF. There is no point in jumping the gun before proposed cuts are announced. There is no sense in putting out incomplete information that will misinform and fractionalize student support. What we need is a coordinated effort among the students and departments, the involvement of parents and supporters of the university and the attention of the media and state representatives. We have organizations capable of such coordination. Lets put them to use and create a solid movement. First and foremost, the faculty and the Student Body need to realize that their efforts should be directed toward Florida politicians. This budget cut has been handed down with little or no input from UF faculty, staff and administration partisan politics is responsible for the cuts. The administration can mitigate some of the impact by trimming the fat in a few areas, but it cannot seize many of the daily operations or contractual obligations it has. There is little fat in this university. All efforts to make it leaner will ultimately fall short of meeting the budget cut, primarily because there really is little to cut, but also because the immediate actions that can be undertaken will have little impact; some of the actions that could have greater impact will not produce effects until next year. task of all: keeping the university running while trying to protect every job they can. It is not as simple as cutting back on landscaping to save a handful of staff positions. It is true that some departments have more staff and service fewer students while others teach more classes but produce less research. How does one assess the value of a department, faculty member or staff member uniformly? There are very tough choices to be made in the coming days and the faculty, staff and administrators have been deliberating for weeks, if not months, on what to cut and from where to cut it. The Student Body should give credit where credit is due and place blame where it truly belongs. Everyone in the state of Florida needs to realize that this is not a public university, per se. UF receives 20 to 25 percent of its budget from the state, despite being its private sources. One would understand the lack of oversight if the majority of the funding came from the state, but it is ridiculous to think partisan politics are affecting university operations under the current budget allocation. Administrators could explore the options of making the university a fully private entity to untether it from unjust political oversight, but the South needs another Harvard like Florida needs a polytechnic university. Parents and students are the ones caught between a rock and a hard place in this scenario because privatizing the university would incur greater tuition increases despite the ability to attract better professors and attain higher national standing and prestige. The solution is to kick politics out of higher education. On one hand, it is too late to do anything about the state budget it has already passed. On the other, it is never too late to do the right thing. Faculty should teach the courses that are most in demand so the university can maximize the state credit it merits. Administrators should seek innovative funding strategies to wean the university off state support. Students should organize a massive letter-writing campaign targeting their local representatives and Gov. Scott to tell them that, despite party lines, you will not vote for them until they return control of the university to our administrators by restoring the budget allocation. Remind them Florida is always a swing state and presidential elections are right around the corner. Citizens control politics by making politicians accountable for decisions through the power of the vote. Lets send them a clear message: Meddle in our future by trying to alter our education, and we will meddle in yours during the next election. Victor M. Olivieri is a third-year political science Ph.D. studentStudents should encourage representatives to return budget control to administratorsGuest columnVictor M. OlivieriSpeaking Out

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND MONDAY, APRIL 23, 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.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 8-15-25-1 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 4-25-12-43-1 THE POLOSNOW-ROOMATE MATCHING on 3/3s $424/person Call Today! 352-335-7656 4-25-12-65-1 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-1 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 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 5-17-12-11-1 SUBLEASING BEDROOMS F/SUMMER, CLOSE TO UF. INDIVIDUAL LEASES. $399/month, unlimited electricity, water, internet, cable+HBO included, washer/dryer in apartment, completely furnished. Fitness room. Large bathrooms + walk-in closets. Call (727) 366-7027 or douziel@ufl.edu 4-25-6-1 4BD/4BA Clean apartment @ University Terrace West 1 mile to UF. Two bus routes 20 and 21. $400/month all utilities included. Fully furnished. Short term lease available. Must see! Call Dory 954-816-1468. 4-2512-6-1 STEPS TO UF. FULLY FURNISHED. DORMITORY HOUSING W/PVT INDIVIDUAL SUITES. Starting at $479. Now leasing for Fall enrollment. Parking avail. 1231 SW 3rd Ave, #125 M-F 9-6 Sat. 10-4 352-372-3557 thecourtyardsuf.com 4-25-12-7-2 Campus Point Condo 1/1 583 SQ FT Second Floor, Washer/Dryer in unit No Pets, 1 mile from UF $575/month, $500 deposit Call Patricia 305-972-9031 5-17-12-5-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-6881, 213-3901 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-25-12-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $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 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 5-1512-35-2 ***WALK OR BIKE TO UF ***3/2 vintage home or 2/2 apt includes parking, available August 2012. Call Carolyn 352538-3556 or email alligatoralley@cox.net 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 **********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 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 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 Remodeled 3/1.5 near UF.Wood floor, central AC, new windows, granite, large fridge w/ water, marble, screened porch, fenced yard, wash/dryer, lawn care, whirlpool. $1,375 Aug. 1st. Greg 514-2039 Pets Ok 4-23-1210-2 Several cute & clean houses & apartments available for August, located in quiet NW areas near UF/Downtown. Rates from $435 per month. Call/Text Anita: 352-575-4395; Anita@cozygator.com; www.cozygator.com 5-17-12-14-2 ***********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 $560 1/1 876ft2 in Brandywine! Huge apt with large closets, DW, A/C, pool, gym, balcony, quiet location, and clubhouse. 7 min bus (4 routes) to campus! Short or long lease available. Cats/dogs okay! Please call 352 375 1111 to see! Available 5/1 4-25-12-6-2

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10, ALLIGATOR 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 4-25-12-7-2 SPYGLASSIndividual 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 WALK1 & 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 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-372-1494 x10 www.merrillmanagement.com 1 & 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLK to UF, Carpet, Central H & Air, Carpet Laundry., Inclds Wtr and Swg. $525-800/Mo Grad II 1236 SW 4th Avenue 1 & 2BR 1BA Apt Robert Obrien Apts Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht Near Sams Club/Walmart $425-500/Mo 2901 NW 14th Street 1BR 1BA 3 BLKS to UF! $525 Extra room for study/storage Carpet, Central H & Air Marcott Apts 1029 SW 3rd Avenue. 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLCK to UF Behind Leonardos $650/Mo Carpet, Central H & Air Ritz Apts 1234 SW 1st Avenue 2BR 1BA 1 BLK to UF Behind Leonardos $650/Mo Central H & Air Red Brick Floors ot Wood 1238 SW 1st Avenue Ritz Apts 2BR 1BA Apt 3 BLKS to UF 216 SW 12th Street $500/Mo Window A/C, Nat Gas ht Carpet or Wood Floors St. Croix Apts $500/Mo 829 SW 5th Avenue 5 Blks to UF Central H & Air, Carpet, 840 sq. ft. Very Spacious and close to downtown 3BR 2BA Home near Law School $950/Mo 640 NW 35th Terrace 1500 sq ft. Central H & Air, 2 Living Rooms, Carport Avail 8/1. 4-23-12-1-2 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 5-15-12-4-21BR/1BA APT Pet ok. $475/mo. Close to UF on NW 4th St.Call 352-332-8481 or 352-359-1644 5-1512-4-2 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 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 Furnished 1 BR in 2/2 at 2nd Ave Centre. Available May 5July 31. $500/month (includes utilities). Call Stephanie 904-5012569. 4-24-12-5-3 One Bedroom/One Bath available in a 4/4 for summer. $350 OBO all utilities included. University Club. Washer/Dryer, close to campus with 3 bus routes. For more info call Stephanie 239-777-1888 4-23-12-3-3 Summer sublease: 1/1 in a 4bdr/4bth apt. Campus Lodge Apts. $419/monthutilities included. Females only. Please call or email: 305-905-9155, cnovoa@ufl.edu 4-25-5-3 Furnished 1 BR in 3/3 at Oxford Manor for Summer May-July term. $430/month OBO Includes Utilities, Washer/Dryer, Full Kitchen and next to the Pool. Call 727-323-5168. 4-25-12-3-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-4 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $379/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ morebeautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 7-3111-28-4 ROOMMATE WANTED!!!Windsor Park Apt. Rent:$460 monthly 2/2 apt. Small pets. Available in JULY Contact: mcediel@ufl.edu 4-25-12-3-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463)NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-25-72-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-25-12-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-12-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-25-12-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-25-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-12-72-6 22" LCD tv, microwave and compact refrigerator/freezer. $120.00 Perfect for dorm room. Contact Brandon (516)724-5210 4-25-3-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information.

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ALLIGATORCOMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-25-12-23-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-12-72-10 Uf Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-25-12-72-10 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 8-15-12-25-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 8-15-12-25-11 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 8-15-12-25-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 8-15-58-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 95 F350 $999 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 98 CADILLAC CATERA $3999 00 BUICK CENTURY $3900 98 CHRYSLER SBRING $3900 01 MITS MIRAGE $3900 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 02 SATURN $3900 98 TOYOTA COROLLA $3900 98 TOYOTA 4RUNNER $4900 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $5900 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 98 HONDA ACCORD $3900 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 02 CHEVY CAMERO $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 05 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 07 CHEVY COBALT $8999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 06 PT CRUISER $7999 02 DODGE RAM $8999 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 04 KIA SORENTO $9999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 06 SATURN ION $7999 03 HONDA CRV $8999 05 GMC SIERRA $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 HEADLINERS SAGGING?POWER WINDOWS DONT WORK? On site avail. Steves Headliners 352-226-1973 Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville 4-25-15-12 1999 Saturn SL2 (4-door), 135k mi, manual, dark green, tinted windows. Over $2500 major work in last year alone. This car will last. $2800 obo. 310-906-6562 (UF) 4-25-6-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-25-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-25-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 4-25-12-74-13 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.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.

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14, ALLIGATOR 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. 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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG See story, page 15. For a brief time Sunday, Geor gia looked like it might actually beat Florida. Even after the Gators won the singles courts. All they had to do was hold on. They didnt, and the Gators (21-1) came up with clutch points all over the court en route to their third straight Southeastern Conference championship, defeating the No. 7 Bulldogs 4-1. It feels great, and in particular because of the match we just played, coach Roland Thornqvist right there, the two best teams in the league without a doubt. It was proved to perhaps make a little bit of a difference. After Joanna Mather defeated Georgias Nadja Gilchrist 6-4, 6-4, the Gators took a 2-0 lead in the match. But four Gators dropped 1 Allie Will and No. 10 Lauren Embree. Holding all four leads would have given the Bulldogs (21-4) the win, but the two-time defending conference champions fought back. Especially impressive was Embree, who won her second set against No. 7 Chelsey Gullickson, in the past. In the decisive third set, down 4-3, Embree was able to break Gullickson twice to tie two games to win the set and the match, giving Florida a 3-1 lead. Its a testament to our playcompete for four hours and then continue to make good decisions and put the ball where it needs to be at the end of these three-set matches, Thornqvist said. After that, it was up to junior Caroline Hitimana to hold her third-set lead. She did, winning 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 to clinch the match and the championship for the Gators. It was the third straight and eighth in 10 years for the most dominant program in SEC womens tennis history. The Gators have won the SEC Tournament 18 UF CommunicationsFloridas womens tennis team poses for a photo after winning its third straight Southeastern Conference Championship on Sunday by beating Georgia 4-1 in Oxford, Miss. UF womens tennis captures third straight SEC championship UF WON 8-7 ON SATURDAY. It was an even more daunting task the second time around, but the Gators found a way again. A year and a week after upsetAmerican Lacrosse Conference regular season championship, Florida did it again by winning somewhere not many other teams do. The No. 5 Gators (15-2, 5-0 ALC) defeated the top-ranked Wildcats (14-1, 4-1 ALC) 8-7 on Saturday at Lakeside Field in Evanston Ill., snapping the Wildcats 20-game home winning streak. Northwesterns last loss at home came during the 2010 season, when it fell 18-16 to North Carolina. coach Amanda OLeary said. Theyre a tough team to beat at home. On the road at their place its even It was opponent in Evanston since March 23, 2003, when it lost to Ohio State 14-4. Dating back to 2005, Northwestern has just three losses to conference opponents. Two of them have come against Florida. Junior attacker Gabi Wiegand scored the game-winning goal and Gators take second straight ALC title with win over CatsGYMNASTIcCS Despite the Gators heartbreaking loss to Alabama at the Super Six, they found some redemption this weekend in Kytra Hunter. The freshman became Floridas second consecutive NCAA Vault Champion after averaging a 9.875 on two routines at the inat Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. Last year, Marissa King won with the same average. Hunters win is the fourth in UF history, as Susan Hines claimed the vault title in both 1997 and 1998. Yurchenko one and a half the vault shes On her second vault (9.8), she had trouble perfecting a Yurchenko full, which requires a back handspring with a full twist onto the table. Regardless, both scores were enough to give Hunter the vault win. I dont train it at all, Hunter said. But in the last week, weve been doing one or two. Im really scared of that (Yurchenko full) vault. I just went out there and did whatever I could just glad that I could win The vault title wasnt the only individual championship Hunter earned this weekend. At the evening session of er picked up the NCAA allaround title with a 39.725, ever to do so. For her to come away with the vault title is really something special for her to add to her all-around title, coach Rhonda Faehn said. She went out there and did exactly what she wanted to do in one vault. then for her to come out and do the second Hunter wins vault title, Florida comes up short at Super Six SEE TENNISTENNIS, PAGE 14 SEE GG YM, PAGE 14Hunter SEE LAAX, PAGE 14 UF Lacrosse It feels great, and in particular because of the match we just played.Roland ThornqvistUF womens tennis coach

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times out of a possible 26. After the match, Embree and Mather were named to the all-tournament team. Mather was named tournament MVP after going 3-0 pionship on Sunday. It is an honor. There are great players in the SEC, and I think a lot of girls deserve it on my team too. Its a great honor, she said. Its so nice to do this my senior year, to come out and win it. It was so close. It looked like it could go either way. Georgia played a really great match, and were so excited we came out with the win. The No. 10 men lost Saturday in the SEC Gators lost the doubles point and never recovered, ending their run at the tournament with a 4-1 defeat. The lone victory of the afternoon was by Tripper Carleton, who in 7-6 (7-1), 6-3. Now, the Gators must wait to hear their seeding for next months NCAA tournament. 14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012David Carr / Alligator StaffFlorida attacker Gabi Wiegand drives between two defenders in a game against Vanderbilt on April 14. Wiegand scored the game-winning goal in Floridas 8-7 win over Northwestern on Saturday. Teams could meet again in ALC Tournament this week points (two goals, two assists). Its amazing, Wiegand said. Ive never experienced anything like that. Junior defender Sam Farrell said it helped that the Gators had previous experience against the Wildcats. Were pretty familiar with them, Farrell said. We watched a lot of them out well. With the game tied at seven and both teams in a 14-minute scoring drought, Wiegand was awarded a free-position shot after getting fouled on a cut to the net. She missed the shot, but the Gators retained possession. On the ensuing play, Wiegand beat Wildto the right and put a shot over the right shoulder of goalkeeper Brianne LoManto to put Florida up 8-7 with 5:47 remaining in the game. The defender was giving me a lot of space so I just took my opportunity and looked to see where the goalie was and just took my shot, Wiegand said. The Florida defense did not sur render a shot on goal the rest of the game. The Wildcats were limited in large part because their leading scor er, 2011 Tewaaraton Award Winner Shannon Smith, was held to just two goals on eight shots. OLeary was happy to see such performance from her team in the biggest game of the season. Northwestern is the whos who of womens lacrosse players, OLeary said. Thank goodness [the Gators] played their best defensive game. Saturdays win guaranteed Floriin this years conference tournament, which begins in Gainesville on May on May 4 against the lowest-seeded team remaining. If both UF and Northwestern win their opening games of the tournanal for the second straight season. LAX, from page 13AP PhotoFlorida freshman gymnast Kytra Hunter lifts the trophy she earned for winning the NCAA vault national title Sunday. Bama wins second straight title by slim margin TENNIS, from page 13Embree, Mather named to SEC all-tourney teamdifferent vault pretty well, which is great because we just dont train it all year long. with a 9.925 and junior Ashane Dickerson shared sixth (9.9). Despite a groin pull, which limited her in trainwere during Thursdays training session. It was a little bit tough, King said. I landed a little bit low, but I had fun and it was great coming out here to compete. On uneven bars, sophomore Mackenzie Caquatto came in sixth (9.825), while sophomore Alaina Johnson struggled, placing eighth (9.488). Georgias Kat Ding won the bars (9.988) and Eaton snagged the balance beam win with a 9.938. Alabamas Diandra Milliner was the vault runnerup with a 9.825. On Saturday, No. 1 seed Florida suffered a stunning defeat to fourth-seeded Alabama in the Super Six. The Crimson Tide (197.85) rallied past the Gators (197.775) after their last beam routine to win a second-straight national championship. The Tides .075-point margin of victory was the slimmest at the Super Six since Utah defeated Alabama by .05 in 1994.     Florida left Duluth with a gem in Hunter, but will have to look to the future to claim the elusive national title it came so close to capturing. This meet went well for us. We put our heart out there and did the best we could, Hunter said. We were so close. After a little break, when we do go back into the gym, well be working harder and trying new things. We have a great freshman class coming in. We do lose three seniors, but the majority of the team is back. GYM, from page 13 It is an honor. There are great play ers in the SEC, and I think a lot of girls deserve it on my team too. Its a great honor.Joanna MatherUF seniorOLeary

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Florida had just fallen behind 3-2 and was in need of a big sixth inning. Daniel Pigott ripped an 0-1 fastball that sent Georgia right Gators (31-9, 11-7 Southeastern We needed that, Pigott said. The momentum had shifted their and answer them and we did. It was an old-fashioned, Sunday afternoon bullpen duel. Junior Hudson Randall started for the start for the Bulldogs (24-17, 8-10 40s. Florida led 1-0 when both managers started going to the bullpen. the next three innings, things were of Randall before UFs starter exited the game. Sophomore leftdoubles. game 3 for 3 and the series 7 for 12. designated hitter Brian Johnson. he sees the ball really good, UF Greg Lar frames on Sunday. Larson threw 2.1 innings of oneAfter [Saturdays] loss, me and that. batters but was pulled after allowGeorgias bullpen struggled. followed Crumley to the mound. Florida got just one run off Swinford in two innings but feasted on out and surrendered four earned runs. and LSU. Friday nights game was a The Bulldogs held the Gators Saturdays game, winning 5-3. Florida is now two games bePigotts homer lifts Gators over DawgsS what I thought would be a pedestrian series opener for the Gators. and lasted until just after midnight Saturday. Im still trying to fully grasp what haphim after he threw away what was probably a part of. able. It was awesome, and it was absurd. It was erything thats great about human nature. Fridays game illustrated that to me more than listening intently as a Major Leaguer opentirement while toiling away in the minors at age 25. And plenty game showed. As my two and a half years at the Alligator of my life. more memories during the latter half of my these last two and a half years worth it. Chiang, Adam, Holt, Greg, Joe, Tyler, up and reading the paper that I tried to put so during the last two and a half years I made ning. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org.Stay until they turn out the lights, because you never knowTHE TOM GREEN SHOW Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer After both the mens and womens golf teams entered the where we were at in the fall. round for the Gators on Sunday with a team-high six birdies against a team-low ond-biggest jump on the leaderboard for for eighth. Im really proud of T.J. and Tyler, Alexander said. They did what All-Ameribest and post good numbers for their team. is ahead of us. Floridas womens team was led by freshman Camilla spite shooting her worst round of the tournament on Sunday. To continue reading this story, please visit alligatorSports.org.Florida takes series 2-1McCumber UF Baseball

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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 144 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Fire damages several apartments at Arbor Park on FridayThe cause is unknown, pg 4. Friends of the Library Book Sale draws hundredsThe sale runs through Wednesday, pg 5. UFs womens tennis team won its third straight SEC championship this weekend. See story, page 13. First Swampfest rocks Flavet FieldMac Miller, Rooney, Tokyo Police Club and RAC performed Saturday night, pg. 3. 73 /46 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 8 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffLouis M. Penque Jr. is helped to a stretcher by Alachua County Fire Rescue workers late Saturday. Penque lost control of his vehicle during an attempt to pass MALLORY SCHINDLERAlligator Contributing WriterThe Architecture Computer Lab will be closed during the summer for renovations, but students taking summer classes will be able to go to the Computer Science and Engineering Computer Lab instead. The Architecture Computer Labs tablet computers will be moved to the CSE Computer Lab, which will be open 24 hours a day during the summer. The Architecture Computer Lab will be reRenovation plans include upgrading the air conditioning system and lighting in the lab, Information Technology Academic Technology Learning Spaces Support. Today is the last day for students to make suggestions for further renovations. Suggesedu. We dont have an unlimited budget, but if there is a student submission or we come across something we really like and we think will help the learning process in whatever way, well definitely try and make it happen, Brown said. sophomore, is no stranger to working through the night in the lab. doesnt have enough computers. Rendering, a process used by architecture and design students to convert hand-drawn designs into digital designs, can take up to 12 convenient if there were more computers to work on. Air conditioning and lighting are the least of her concerns. If I had to make a list of things that I would want in the CIRCA Lab, that wouldnt even make the list.Architecture Computer Lab to close for summer HE CRASHED HIS CAR INTO BOULEVARD. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterCatherine Hooker crept toward the silver Mercury Sable, the one wrapped around the palm tree, and peeked inside Saturday night. The driver was alive, and moving, and talking. Just stay still until the paramedics arrive, said Hooker, whose father is an emergency room physician in Destin. Thats probably the best advice I ever heard, said Louis M. Penque Jr., 20. Are you OK? she asked. Weed is a magical drug, Penque responded, according to Hooker. Soon after 10 p.m. Saturday, about paramedics responded to the scene at the 316 SW 62nd Blvd. Paramedics freed Penque, who is listed as a student in the Before he was told to lie on a stretcher, he laughed and raised both arms. Gainesville Police spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri said the crash is still unfrom Penque to see if he had used drugs Saturday night, and they are awaiting the results. Before the crash, Hooker said she drove south on Southwest 62nd Street. The Sable sped toward her from behind, going 70 or 80 mph. When Penque reached Hookers car, he veered left into the wrong lane. The Sable tipped left, Hooker said, and Penque overcorrected. Now leaning Student walks away from crashADMINISTRATION JOEY FLECHAS and ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff Writers Trustees, Carlos Alfonso, announced his In a statement, Alfonso said he has withdrawn his application for reappointment, which would have needed approval from Gov. Rick Scott. I always considered myself an advocate for the students, and thats how Id like to be remembered, Alfonso said Sunday. Alfonso, who served under three governors, was a founding trustee in 2001 and was elected chairman last year. He said he didnt have any prior indication that the governor would not renew his appointment. nie Machen released afternoon wishing Alfonso well and noting the highlights of his 11 years on the board. He was instrumental in many of the universitys greatest achievements during that period, including our increased innovation and the rapid growth of our campus research infrastructure, he said. no plans to continue his involvement a family and is a prominent architect in Tampa. He said it would be nice, after 11 years, to take a break. and will always pay attention to whats going on at the university. I think its part of my DNA, he said. org.Chairman of UF Board of Trustees resignsAlfonso SEE CRASH, PAGE 5 We dont have an unlimited budget ... Adam Brownoperations manager for UFs information technology

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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 144 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 88/62 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/61 SUNNY 83/59 SUNNY 75/52 PARTLY CLOUDY 73/46 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Helping Hands Clinic Clothing and Supply Drive Today to Friday Boxes are in Library West (second floor) and the Health Science Library Helping Hands Clinic is a group of volunteers that provides care, food and clothing for the homeless in the Gainesville community. The group is collecting donations including clean, gently used clothing, personal hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, brushes), insect repellent and batteries. Drop off donations in boxes located on the second floor of Library West and in the Health Science Library. For more information, contact speakersbureau.g4hh@ gmail.com, and for more ideas visit www.hhcg.org. Le Guin & Rome Today, 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 information, visit www.aclib.us/bigread. South Pacific Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Today, 7:30 p.m. Set on a tropical island dur ing World War II, Rodgers & Hammersteins South Pacific tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. This breathtaking new production of South Pacific is based on the 2008 Tony award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production, directed by Bartlett Sher. Student tickets are $20. Visit performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. Saints Mouth Film Festival Today, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Boca Fiesta, Palomino Pool Hall and the Back Yard Bar, 232 SE First St. Come join the Santa Fe Film and Video Society for a night of student-made films. Admission is free. Earth Day Festival at Santa Fe College Tuesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oak Grove at the Northwest Campus Saints for Sustainability and other student organizations will be hosting a free event to celebrate Earth Day. There will be sustainable arts and crafts and music to enjoy. Food will be available and catered by Moes Southwest Grill, a restaurant that promotes business sustainability. Come out and enjoy the festivities under the beautiful Oak Grove. This event is sponsored by Santa Fe Colleges Student Government. 2003 and a Jewish American Heritage Month in 2006 to increase awareness of the contributions by Jews to the state and nation. Civic Media Center Big Read Booktalk Thursday, 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 Friday, 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 Fist will help celebrate the end of a months worth of the Big Read in our community. Refreshments can be pur chased at Caf Colette. For more information, visit www. aclib.us/bigread. Gay Movie Night Kickoff Friday, 7:30 p.m. Pride Community Center, 3131 NW 13th St. What happens when the hardest team in the Sunday Soccer league comes up against a gay team and finds its finally met its match? A funny, sexy, high-energy and extremely gay British comedy. Gay Movie Night is the last Friday of each month and is a free service of the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida. A $2 donation is requested to cover the cost of snacks. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to emorrow@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Floridas Canid Curiosities: Exploring the Roles of Wolves through European Imaginings into American Wolfdog Breeding Practices Tuesday, 11:45 a.m. Turlington Hall, Room 3312 This brown bag talk by Sarah Lewis Mitchem examines a selection of European stories featuring wolves and explores how these animals were per ceived, often in contradictory ways. It also covers how they were re-conceptualized in the United States through wolfdog breeding. Toastmasters Potluck Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. Entomology Building, Room 1031 Students and community members welcome. This is an open house with a potluck and an opportunity to ask questions about joining. Toastmasters provides a positive atmosphere to learn public speaking skills. For details, go to http://talkinggators.toastmastersclubs. org. Talking Gators is also on Facebook. Robotics Demos at UF Wednesday, Noon to 4 p.m. NEB (Harris) Rotunda The robot demos will include a showcase of robots including a Mars Rover, a small Dune Buggy, an ATV, and previous national and inter national award winning robots (including a submarine and a lawnmower). There will be demonstrations of 10 or more robots built by students in this semesters Intelligent Machines Design Laboratory (IMDL) course. See http://mil.ufl.edu/imdl/ robot_info_s12.htm for more information. Opening Reception for the exhibit Jewish Jacksonville Wednesday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Smathers Library (East) Room 1A The exhibit features Jacksonville materials from the late 19th century through the end of the 20th century, from the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica and the George A. Smathers Libraries Special Collections. The reception features special guest Marcia Jo Zerivitz, who will speak about Jewish Jacksonville within 250 Years of Florida Jewish History. Zerivitz is the founding executive director of the Jewish Museum of Florida and has been a leader in the organized Florida Jewish community for 50 years. She initiated the legislation for both a Florida Jewish History Month in

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 SHELBY WEBBAlligator WriterAbout 3,000 people gathered on Flavet Field on Saturday evening for Student Government Productions Mac Miller, Rooney, Tokyo Police Club and RAC performed despite SGP paid Mac Miller $45,000; Tokyo Police Club $35,000; Rooney Jeff Schnier, chairman of SGP, said VISA and Reitz Union Board Enter tainment also helped plan the festiThese bands are really chill, the The last major concert held at FlaStudent Government spent $35,000 on safety improvements to the band Number one, this is a totally difthe same time UF students Taylor Lilsaid Lilley, a natural resource conser UPD gave the go-ahead at about ered, some huddled under umbrellas eri, 20, and another UF student after one of the best presents hes ever gotContact Shelby Webb at swebb@ alligator.org. April 22, 1980: disturbance during a speech by Israeli Bible teacher April 22, 1985: earns about $5,500 per year for teaching 10 to 20 hours April 25, 1989:ternational students and students taking foreign-lanApril 23, 2003: created to standardize courses critical to professional April 26, 2006: Student Government uses $6,278 of students tuition to fund the SG end-of-the-year banorganizers used both outside revenue and student RAVEN PRITCHETTDana Burke / Alligator StaffMac Miller performs at Swampfest on Saturday night on Flavet Field. ON C AMPUSFirst Swampfest rocks Flavet Field

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THE CAUSE IS UNKNOWN. TYLER JETTAlligator Staff WriterWhen Terry Sullivan woke up Friday morning, he was optimistic. He was going to look for a job early in the day and then watch his sister get married. Sullivan, 28, said he worked as a driver for Nationwide Insurance Friday morning, he applied at Misand Friends Premium Handmade Cat Furniture. bor Park apartments, then drove to the courthouse to watch his sister after he showed up at the courtsaid Gainesville Fire Rescue District Chief Pat Lewis. Two neighbors had to leave their apartments on ladders rescued several dogs. Lewis said the department rethe complex to help people living in have started at the stove. It just this morning when he dropped a $5 bill, but he double-checked the whole apartment before he left. Electronics, lights, appliances they were all off, he said. I lost everything, he said, sitting by a curb in the apartment comhard to explain. What a bad way to end the week. He lived at the apartment with his wife, Danielle, and two sons, but nobody was home when the was at Sidney Lanier School. Matthew Horler, 24, stood on the curb near Sullivan on Friday morning wearing a red robe and black sneakers. Horler said he moved into the apartment a few weeks ago. He works the graveyard shift at Combined Communications Center, where co-workers often receive calls He was preparing for bed when he smelled smoke. He checked his kitchen. Nothing. Then, he opened his front door and craned his neck into the hall. It was like staring in ink, he his living room window and yelled. chemistry graduate student at UF, also needed a ladder to escape. He alarm screech Friday morning. He thought it a mistake. He unhooked the alarm and hopped back in bed. door and was greeted by thick fog. and stuck a ladder inside, and he climbed down. Neither Horler nor Back on the curb, Sullivan kept thinking about what was gone. No clothes. No money. No food they just bought groceries, he said. know. I know. of his head. He kept his eyes toward the ground, toward his high-top Chuck Taylors. them. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator. org. 4, ALLIGATOR Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffEvee, an Australian shepherd, and Cookie, a Chihuahua, wait outside of Arbor Park Apartments while Fire damages several apartments at Arbor Park on Friday

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffAlachua County Fire Rescue workers attempt to free Louis M. Penque Jr. from his car late Saturday. A witness said Penque attempted to pass her while traveling about 70 to 80 mph on Southwest 62nd Street. Crash occurred at Fairmont Oaks apartments entranceright, the car rolled down a ditch. It dragged forward against the grass. Then it hit a bump and caught air. The car crashed into the palm tree at the entrance of Fairmont Oaks. The tree split in the middle. The passengers side of the Sable ripped open. If someone were on the other side of the car, he would have been dead, said GPD Sgt. David Blizzard. Tony McCloud, 24, was at Hampton Oaks Apartments, about a quar ter mile north of the crash, when it happened. It sounded like a bomb, he said. After the crash, Hooker said she checked on Penque. He leaned against the tree trunk, which now jutted between the drivers and passengers front seats. He was laughing. Penque asked for his iPhone, which lay on the road next to the wrecked car. Hooker handed it to him, thinking he would call 911. Instead, he snapped pictures of himsaid, he threw the phone at one of them. After a rescue team freed Penque, he stood, laughing. A group of about 15 watched from a ditch next to the sponse. Some laughed. Others asked if they should cheer. Paramedics carted him to an ambulance. An hour later, the top half of the palm tree stretched across the exit of Fairmont Oaks. Glass sprinkled the road. Other parts of the Sable were spread throughout the entrance. Then there was the cars license plate. It was a vanity plate. Proceeds went to the Police Benevolent Association. Contact Tyler Jett at tjett@alligator. org. CRASH, from page 1 THERE ARE FIVE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE PROGRAM. SUMMER BENSONAlligator Contributing WriterIn the sea of more than 50,000 stua unique program very few universities have access to. UFs Master of Fine Arts lighting design program is one of just a handful of universities that looks at lighting as a technique to be used beyond the theater stage, said third-year MFA lighting design student Bryan Lussier. There are a lot of programs that focus on theater and only theater, said Lussier, 28. What makes UFs program very unique is that were involved in the museum lighting, were involved with architectural lighting. Essentially, UF examines the next step of lighting, which makes people think about the environments theyre in, Lussier said. The program is headed by professor Stan Kaye, whose background spans more than 30 years of experience in both academia and the lighting industry. The aim of the program is to bring theater lighting to the masses while maintaining a focus on the fundamentals of lighting design. Students in the three-year program practice lighting design in a variety of settings in order to gain experience outside of theater production. Several students recently worked with Kaye and Luxams lighting company to develop and install a customized lighting system in the new Cofrin Asian Art Wing at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. We look at how science and art work so we can try to understand how our art is interpreted by the population, Lussier said. He said the program is about pushing the art forward in an age when people are constantly looking down at their phones instead of looking at the world around them. When we talk about innovation, entrepreneurship, international work and the fusion of art and science and technology, this is it, Kaye said.UF lighting design program draws focus offstageL OCAL JULIA GLUMAlligator WriterEight months of 13 Santa Fe College students hard work went up in the air Sunday morning. Thats exactly where they wanted it. We were screaming, jumping up and down, and then we realized, Oh, wait we have to wait for it to come down safely, said LaNiece OSteen, 27, an engineering student and president of Santa Fe Colleges Engineer ing Club. The Gainesville group joined 41 other teams in Huntsville, Ala., for NASAs University Student Launch Initiative. The competition encourages students to design, build and launch a reusable rocket, according to its website. Participating universities included UF, Pennsylvania State University and the Univer year competing. A lot of people dont really see us as competition when it comes to things like this, OSteen said. So its really fun to get to work with [them] and to get to interact with the other teams. The Santa Fe team consisted of 13 students, two advisers and one mentor. They wrote a proposal last fall and were accepted. Since then, the team has been passing milestones such as a preliminary design review more than 500 pages of documents. NASA engineers reviewed their plans via video confer ence, OSteen said. weighing 37.8 pounds. A graphic that looked like water wrapped around its bottom half, fading into white and displaying the Santa Fe logo. The launch went well, said Jimmy Yawn, the teams mentor. To see it in the air was a relief because there were so many aspects that could have gone wrong, he said. said. The teams rocket didnt reach the required one-mile height. It fell about 700 feet short at 4,539 feet, OSteen said. The Santa Fe students hope to return next year anyway. OSteen said the growth of the team since August has been amazing. Yawn echoed that statement. Every one of them is smarter than I am, he said, but I try not to let on. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@alligator.org.Santa Fe club competes in NASA rocket-building competition Sunday JENNA LYONSAlligator Contributing WriterAs staff opened the doors to the Friends of the Library Book Sale, rying empty cardboard boxes. Soon, they had to side-step through aisles, and many reached over their neighbors shoulders toward shelves packed with books. About 750 people waited outside the Friends of the Librarys book warehouse at 430 N. Main St. Saturday morning for its biannual book sale. The sale will go through Wednesday. Sarah Harrison, publicity chair for Alachua County Friends of the Library, said opening day is always the busiest. They start lining up from Thursday evening, Harrison said. At 10 this morning, you couldnt walk in here. book sale held in 1954 raised $80. Harrison said Friends of the Library now makes between $140,000 and Ann Hemme, co-chairwoman of the book sale, said the organization raised about $110,000 during Satur day and Sundays sale. Its the largest book sale in the Southeast, Harrison said. Its really sort of a phenomenon. Harrison said the sale typically has about 500,000 items, including books, magazines and records. Hemme said the number of items dropped a bit from last semesters sale. Sarah Yost, a 24-year-old book sale volunteer, said her parents have been volunteering with the book sale for 25 years, and they often brought Yost and her two younger brothers to the sale. We used to sit cross-legged underneath the table and read Betty and Veronica comics, Yost said. Loving books is kinda more in my blood. Jamie Fisher, a 20-year-old Chinese and linguistics sophomore at UF, said she enjoys the cheap prices, but the unexpected nature of the book sale is what keeps her coming back year after year. You come not knowing what youre going to get, Fisher said.Biannual book sale draws hundreds to Saturday openingThe sale will run through Wednesday Jimmy Yawn

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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 EditorialMONDAY, APRIL 23, 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: Did you go to Swampfest? 305 TOTAL VOTES52% YES 48% NOFridays question: Have you ever had sex on campus? Campaign ConundrumHow SG election Last week, the UF Supreme Court ruled that the SG election codes do not prevent campaign-like activities throughout the year. The code in question states, Campaigning begins on the each election. We strongly advise the Senate to not amend the codes to regiven in our editorial last week. We also advise the Student Senate to amend code 762.0, which requires that all campaign material have the label RegFirst, we believe this code is way too proactive. By this, we mean that the code is attempting to remedy a problem that may not even exist. campaign material by ensuring that the material has been apterial to candidates or parties who did not authorize that material. process should be retroactive. In other words, code violations addressed when they occur. This does not mean that candidates and parties cannot still oversee and approve materials promoting their candidates or their party. material. need be, a ruling by the UF Supreme Court. there is also a press that can bring to light any misrepresentaD When I got to UF, I was passionate about political sciing about political issues, so I switched to economics. I There is a giant gap between passion and drive, and when I realized that drive was what was getting me to graduate school, I stopped and changed course even around in Library West and picking out interesting books should change now. Please do not waste time pretending that biology is your ure can be productive: You either overcome it or redirect your course. In high school, I did really well because it was a protected and structured world with controllable variuniversity with 50,000 people and had no one to compete internships, grad programs and real world you will have plenty thinking about right now. group that will go to Grog with you every night drinking, you will leave UF with little to talk about except stories dents here are every bit as good as those anywhere in the country, so choose wisely. I am so proud that I will be able to say very soon that Go Gators! Travis Hornsby is a statistics and economics senior at UF. His column appears on Mondays. Travis Hornsbyopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 University should have stepped up after death of studentThis is a call to the UF president, provost and dean of students. Im severely disappointed in how the university dealt the recent death of Michael R. Edmonds Jr. As the news broke, I sat in my residence hall refreshing Twitter feeds to verify the rumored death. The awful news led to a conversation with a fellow student. We spoke about being a part of a prestigious university that holds its morals to high standards (seen in the fast response to hazing earlier in the semester). We just knew that we were going to receive some sity saw this as an important issue that emotionally affected a lot of students, even if they didnt personally know Michael. But the email never came. UF has to be a stronger force against the thoughts or actions of suicide. The failure to communicate the news from the universitys point of view takes away from the gravity of the issue at hand. A student with suicidal thoughts might feel as though his or her suicide would also go unmentioned as this one did. There exists a divide between students who believe this happens all the time and those who believe it rarely happens. This is why I feel that the university needs to address student suicides with as much urgency as any other threat to student safety. Daniella Saetta Environmental engineering sophomoreLetter to the EditorBefore signing any petition or showing up to any rallies during the next few weeks, inform yourself. People throughout UF are wasting too much effort in fruitless endeavors. Yes, UF is facing a budget cut that will affect some departments, faculty and staff. Tuition will likely continue to increase toward the national average. Despite the great uncertainty surrounding the administrations decisions, you can still do something, though it will take more than a Facebook post or a signature on a petition. There are many things at stake in these last weeks of the semester: the quality of your education, your career prospects and the livelihood of your faculty and staff. Half-baked attempts to mobilize the Student Body will do more harm than good for what could be (and should be) an important movement against political meddling ship department at UF. There is no point in jumping the gun before proposed cuts are announced. There is no sense in putting out incomplete information that will misinform and fractionalize student support. What we need is a coordinated effort among the students and departments, the involvement of parents and supporters of the university and the attention of the media and state representatives. We have organizations capable of such coordination. Lets put them to use and create a solid movement. First and foremost, the faculty and the Student Body need to realize that their efforts should be directed toward Florida politicians. This budget cut has been handed down with little or no input from UF faculty, staff and administration partisan politics is responsible for the cuts. The administration can mitigate some of the impact by trimming the fat in a few areas, but it cannot seize many of the daily operations or contractual obligations it has. There is little fat in this university. All efforts to make it leaner will ultimately fall short of meeting the budget cut, primarily because there really is little to cut, but also because the immediate actions that can be undertaken will have little impact; some of the actions that could have greater impact will not produce effects until next year. task of all: keeping the university running while trying to protect every job they can. It is not as simple as cutting back on landscaping to save a handful of staff positions. It is true that some departments have more staff and service fewer students while others teach more classes but produce less research. How does one assess the value of a department, faculty member or staff member uniformly? There are very tough choices to be made in the coming days and the faculty, staff and administrators have been deliberating for weeks, if not months, on what to cut and from where to cut it. The Student Body should give credit where credit is due and place blame where it truly belongs. Everyone in the state of Florida needs to realize that this is not a public university, per se. UF receives 20 to 25 percent of its budget from the state, despite being its private sources. One would understand the lack of oversight if the majority of the funding came from the state, but it is ridiculous to think partisan politics are affecting university operations under the current budget allocation. Administrators could explore the options of making the university a fully private entity to untether it from unjust political oversight, but the South needs another Harvard like Florida needs a polytechnic university. Parents and students are the ones caught between a rock and a hard place in this scenario because privatizing the university would incur greater tuition increases despite the ability to attract better professors and attain higher national standing and prestige. The solution is to kick politics out of higher education. On one hand, it is too late to do anything about the state budget it has already passed. On the other, it is never too late to do the right thing. Faculty should teach the courses that are most in demand so the university can maximize the state credit it merits. Administrators should seek innovative funding strategies to wean the university off state support. Students should organize a massive letter-writing campaign targeting their local representatives and Gov. Scott to tell them that, despite party lines, you will not vote for them until they return control of the university to our administrators by restoring the budget allocation. Remind them Florida is always a swing state and presidential elections are right around the corner. Citizens control politics by making politicians accountable for decisions through the power of the vote. Lets send them a clear message: Meddle in our future by trying to alter our education, and we will meddle in yours during the next election. Victor M. Olivieri is a third-year political science Ph.D. studentStudents should encourage representatives to return budget control to administratorsGuest columnVictor M. OlivieriSpeaking Out

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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 5-1512-35-2 ***WALK OR BIKE TO UF ***3/2 vintage home or 2/2 apt includes parking, available August 2012. Call Carolyn 352538-3556 or email alligatoralley@cox.net 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 **********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 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 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 Remodeled 3/1.5 near UF.Wood floor, central AC, new windows, granite, large fridge w/ water, marble, screened porch, fenced yard, wash/dryer, lawn care, whirlpool. $1,375 Aug. 1st. Greg 514-2039 Pets Ok 4-23-1210-2 Several cute & clean houses & apartments available for August, located in quiet NW areas near UF/Downtown. Rates from $435 per month. Call/Text Anita: 352-575-4395; Anita@cozygator.com; www.cozygator.com 5-17-12-14-2 ***********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 $560 1/1 876ft2 in Brandywine! Huge apt with large closets, DW, A/C, pool, gym, balcony, quiet location, and clubhouse. 7 min bus (4 routes) to campus! Short or long lease avail able. Cats/dogs okay! Please call 352 375 1111 to see! Available 5/1 4-25-12-6-2

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10, ALLIGATOR 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 4-25-12-7-2 SPYGLASSIndividual 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 WALK1 & 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 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-372-1494 x10 www.merrillmanagement.com 1 & 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLK to UF, Carpet, Central H & Air, Carpet Laundry., Inclds Wtr and Swg. $525-800/Mo Grad II 1236 SW 4th Avenue 1 & 2BR 1BA Apt Robert Obrien Apts Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht Near Sams Club/Walmart $425-500/Mo 2901 NW 14th Street 1BR 1BA 3 BLKS to UF! $525 Extra room for study/storage Carpet, Central H & Air Marcott Apts 1029 SW 3rd Avenue. 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLCK to UF Behind Leonardos $650/Mo Carpet, Central H & Air Ritz Apts 1234 SW 1st Avenue 2BR 1BA 1 BLK to UF Behind Leonardos $650/Mo Central H & Air Red Brick Floors ot Wood 1238 SW 1st Avenue Ritz Apts 2BR 1BA Apt 3 BLKS to UF 216 SW 12th Street $500/Mo Window A/C, Nat Gas ht Carpet or Wood Floors St. Croix Apts $500/Mo 829 SW 5th Avenue 5 Blks to UF Central H & Air, Carpet, 840 sq. ft. Very Spacious and close to downtown 3BR 2BA Home near Law School $950/Mo 640 NW 35th Terrace 1500 sq ft. Central H & Air, 2 Living Rooms, Carport Avail 8/1. 4-23-12-1-2 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 5-15-12-4-21BR/1BA APT Pet ok. $475/mo. Close to UF on NW 4th St.Call 352-332-8481 or 352-359-1644 5-1512-4-2 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 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 Furnished 1 BR in 2/2 at 2nd Ave Centre. Available May 5July 31. $500/month (includes utilities). Call Stephanie 904-5012569. 4-24-12-5-3 One Bedroom/One Bath available in a 4/4 for summer. $350 OBO all utilities included. University Club. Washer/Dryer, close to campus with 3 bus routes. For more info call Stephanie 239-777-1888 4-23-12-3-3 Summer sublease: 1/1 in a 4bdr/4bth apt. Campus Lodge Apts. $419/monthutilities included. Females only. Please call or email: 305-905-9155, cnovoa@ufl.edu 4-25-5-3 Furnished 1 BR in 3/3 at Oxford Manor for Summer May-July term. $430/month OBO Includes Utilities, Washer/Dryer, Full Kitchen and next to the Pool. Call 727-323-5168. 4-25-12-3-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-4 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $379/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ morebeautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 7-3111-28-4 ROOMMATE WANTED!!!Windsor Park Apt. Rent:$460 monthly 2/2 apt. Small pets. Available in JULY Contact: mcediel@ufl.edu 4-25-12-3-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463)NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-25-72-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-25-12-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-12-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-25-12-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-25-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-12-72-6 22" LCD tv, microwave and compact refrigerator/freezer. $120.00 Perfect for dorm room. Contact Brandon (516)724-5210 4-25-3-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information.

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ALLIGATORCOMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-25-12-23-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-12-72-10 Uf Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-25-12-72-10 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 8-15-12-25-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2573-11 4-25-12-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-25-12-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-25-12-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 8-15-12-25-11 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 8-15-12-25-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-25-12-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 8-15-58-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3151 4-25-1272-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $500!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 95 F350 $999 97 FORD EXPLORER $1700 98 GRAND AM $1999 98 CHEVY VENTURE $2999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 98 CADILLAC CATERA $3999 00 BUICK CENTURY $3900 98 CHRYSLER SBRING $3900 01 MITS MIRAGE $3900 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 02 SATURN $3900 98 TOYOTA COROLLA $3900 98 TOYOTA 4RUNNER $4900 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $5900 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 99 ACURA INTEGRA $2999 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 98 HONDA ACCORD $3900 98 DODGE DURANGO $4999 352-338-1999 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs, & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME! 30 DAY WARRANTY! NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 4-25-72-12 02 CHEVY CAMERO $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 05 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 07 CHEVY COBALT $8999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 06 PT CRUISER $7999 02 DODGE RAM $8999 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 04 KIA SORENTO $9999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 06 SATURN ION $7999 03 HONDA CRV $8999 05 GMC SIERRA $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 352-375-9090 4-25-65-12 HEADLINERS SAGGING?POWER WINDOWS DONT WORK? On site avail. Steves Headliners 352-226-1973 Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville 4-25-15-12 1999 Saturn SL2 (4-door), 135k mi, manual, dark green, tinted windows. Over $2500 major work in last year alone. This car will last. $2800 obo. 310-906-6562 (UF) 4-25-6-12 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 4-25-12-74-13 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 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.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.

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14, ALLIGATOR 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 Receptionist needed for busy dermatology office. Job duties include: answering multiline phone system, scheduling appoint ments, faxing, filing, verifying insurance, etc. Must be computer literate and have a warm, pleasant personality to greet patients. Experience preferred but will train energetic, organized person. Full time, MF, 8-5 with great benefits. Please email your resume to ofmgrbeers@aol.com. 4-25-12-6-14 SPANISH TEACHER FOR AGES 2-MIDDLE SCHOOL for 2012-2013 school year, $12.00 hr+ to start. Apply 8505 NW 39th Ave. Gville 4-2512-5-14 Camp Counselors, male/female, needed for great overnight camps in the mountains of PA. Have fun while working with children outdoors. Teach/assist with Tennis, Outdoor, Ed, Ropes Course, Waterfront Lifeguards, Waterski, Media, Music, & more. Office & Kitchen positions available. Apply on-line at www.pineforestcamp.com 4-25-12-5-14 Property Management Firm has summer positions open for projects that include Painting, Pressure washing, and landscaping FT/PT M-F 10.00 Per Hour email resume or relevant experience Corey@mssgainesville.com 4-25-12-4-14 Athletic mentor needed for 14yo boy interested in golf, racket ball, biking, etc. for May and June, 9:00 to 5:00 most weekdays. Must have own car. References required. 352 466 3255. 4-25-12-4-14 PT office person wanted for multiple tasks including billing and inventory. Multitasking is a MUST! Minimum typing speed 55 cwpm. Email resume to trc0102@yahoo.com 4-25-12-4-14 PART TIME EXPERIENCED TELLER A great opportunity with a fast growing community bank ALARION BANK Only experienced applicants will be considered. Alarion Bank offers competitive salary and benefits. Stop by any Alarion Bank office or fax a cover letter and resume to 352-373-0803 or email Anne.Chumley@alarionbank.com. EOE/AA/DFWP Member FDIC 4-25-12-4-14 GatorWell is hiring for a variety of part-time student jobs starting Summer B. Go to gatorwell.ufsa.ufl.edu for more info and to apply. 5-15-12-4-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 8-15-12-25-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-25-72-15 Flashbacks buys, trades, and consigns clothing, jewelry, shoes and purses. We pay $. We buy name brands, mall brands, indie, punk, goth, urban, prep, hippie, retro, and costume. 509 NW 10th Ave. 352-375-3752 4-25-72-18 Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! 100% FREE! Turn your cell phone into an ATM. 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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG See story, page 15. For a brief time Sunday, Geor gia looked like it might actually beat Florida. Even after the Gators won the singles courts. All they had to do was hold on. They didnt, and the Gators (21-1) came up with clutch points all over the court en route to their third straight Southeastern Conference championship, defeating the No. 7 Bulldogs 4-1. It feels great, and in particular because of the match we just played, coach Roland Thornqvist right there, the two best teams in the league without a doubt. It was proved to perhaps make a little bit of a difference. After Joanna Mather defeated Georgias Nadja Gilchrist 6-4, 6-4, the Gators took a 2-0 lead in the match. But four Gators dropped 1 Allie Will and No. 10 Lauren Embree. Holding all four leads would have given the Bulldogs (21-4) the win, but the two-time defending conference champions fought back. Especially impressive was Embree, who won her second set against No. 7 Chelsey Gullickson, in the past. In the decisive third set, down 4-3, Embree was able to break Gullickson twice to tie two games to win the set and the match, giving Florida a 3-1 lead. Its a testament to our playcompete for four hours and then continue to make good decisions and put the ball where it needs to be at the end of these three-set matches, Thornqvist said. After that, it was up to junior Caroline Hitimana to hold her third-set lead. She did, winning 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 to clinch the match and the championship for the Gators. It was the third straight and eighth in 10 years for the most dominant program in SEC womens tennis history. The Gators have won the SEC Tournament 18 UF CommunicationsFloridas womens tennis team poses for a photo after winning its third straight Southeastern Conference Championship on Sunday by beating Georgia 4-1 in Oxford, Miss. UF womens tennis captures third straight SEC championship UF WON 8-7 ON SATURDAY. It was an even more daunting task the second time around, but the Gators found a way again. A year and a week after upsetAmerican Lacrosse Conference regular season championship, Florida did it again by winning somewhere not many other teams do. The No. 5 Gators (15-2, 5-0 ALC) defeated the top-ranked Wildcats (14-1, 4-1 ALC) 8-7 on Saturday at Lakeside Field in Evanston Ill., snapping the Wildcats 20-game home winning streak. Northwesterns last loss at home came during the 2010 season, when it fell 18-16 to North Carolina. coach Amanda OLeary said. Theyre a tough team to beat at home. On the road at their place its even It was opponent in Evanston since March 23, 2003, when it lost to Ohio State 14-4. Dating back to 2005, Northwestern has just three losses to conference opponents. Two of them have come against Florida. Junior attacker Gabi Wiegand scored the game-winning goal and Gators take second straight ALC title with win over CatsGYMNASTICS Despite the Gators heartbreaking loss to Alabama at the Super Six, they found some redemption this weekend in Kytra Hunter. The freshman became Floridas second consecutive NCAA Vault Champion after averaging a 9.875 on two routines at the inat Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. Last year, Marissa King won with the same average. Hunters win is the fourth in UF history, as Susan Hines claimed the vault title in both 1997 and 1998. Yurchenko one and a half the vault shes On her second vault (9.8), she had trouble perfecting a Yurchenko full, which requires a back handspring with a full twist onto the table. Regardless, both scores were enough to give Hunter the vault win. I dont train it at all, Hunter said. But in the last week, weve been doing one or two. Im really scared of that (Yurchenko full) vault. I just went out there and did whatever I could just glad that I could win The vault title wasnt the only individual championship Hunter earned this weekend. At the evening session of er picked up the NCAA allaround title with a 39.725, ever to do so. For her to come away with the vault title is really something special for her to add to her all-around title, coach Rhonda Faehn said. She went out there and did ex actly what she wanted to do in one vault. then for her to come out and do the second Hunter wins vault title, Florida comes up short at Super Six SEE TENNIS, PAGE 14 SEE G YM, PAGE 14Hunter SEE LAX, PAGE 14 UF Lacrosse It feels great, and in particular because of the match we just played.Roland ThornqvistUF womens tennis coach

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times out of a possible 26. After the match, Embree and Mather were named to the all-tournament team. Mather was named tournament MVP after going 3-0 pionship on Sunday. It is an honor. There are great players in the SEC, and I think a lot of girls deserve it on my team too. Its a great honor, she said. Its so nice to do this my senior year, to come out and win it. It was so close. It looked like it could go either way. Georgia played a really great match, and were so excited we came out with the win. The No. 10 men lost Saturday in the SEC Gators lost the doubles point and never recovered, ending their run at the tournament with a 4-1 defeat. The lone victory of the afternoon was by Tripper Carleton, who in 7-6 (7-1), 6-3. Now, the Gators must wait to hear their seeding for next months NCAA tournament. 14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012David Carr / Alligator StaffFlorida attacker Gabi Wiegand drives between two defenders in a game against Vanderbilt on April 14. Wiegand scored the game-winning goal in Floridas 8-7 win over Northwestern on Saturday. Teams could meet again in ALC Tournament this week points (two goals, two assists). Its amazing, Wiegand said. Ive never experienced anything like that. Junior defender Sam Farrell said it helped that the Gators had previous experience against the Wildcats. Were pretty familiar with them, Farrell said. We watched a lot of them out well. With the game tied at seven and both teams in a 14-minute scoring drought, Wiegand was awarded a free-position shot after getting fouled on a cut to the net. She missed the shot, but the Gators retained possession. On the ensuing play, Wiegand beat Wildto the right and put a shot over the right shoulder of goalkeeper Brianne LoManto to put Florida up 8-7 with 5:47 remaining in the game. The defender was giving me a lot of space so I just took my opportunity and looked to see where the goalie was and just took my shot, Wiegand said. The Florida defense did not sur render a shot on goal the rest of the game. The Wildcats were limited in large part because their leading scor er, 2011 Tewaaraton Award Winner Shannon Smith, was held to just two goals on eight shots. OLeary was happy to see such performance from her team in the biggest game of the season. Northwestern is the whos who of womens lacrosse players, OLeary said. Thank goodness [the Gators] played their best defensive game. Saturdays win guaranteed Floriin this years conference tournament, which begins in Gainesville on May on May 4 against the lowest-seeded team remaining. If both UF and Northwestern win their opening games of the tournanal for the second straight season. LAX, from page 13AP PhotoFlorida freshman gymnast Kytra Hunter lifts the trophy she earned for winning the NCAA vault national title Sunday. Bama wins second straight title by slim margin TENNIS, from page 13Embree, Mather named to SEC all-tourney teamdifferent vault pretty well, which is great because we just dont train it all year long. with a 9.925 and junior Ashane Dickerson shared sixth (9.9). Despite a groin pull, which limited her in trainwere during Thursdays training session. It was a little bit tough, King said. I landed a little bit low, but I had fun and it was great coming out here to compete. On uneven bars, sophomore Mackenzie Caquatto came in sixth (9.825), while sophomore Alaina Johnson struggled, placing eighth (9.488). Georgias Kat Ding won the bars (9.988) and Eaton snagged the balance beam win with a 9.938. Alabamas Diandra Milliner was the vault runnerup with a 9.825. On Saturday, No. 1 seed Florida suffered a stunning defeat to fourth-seeded Alabama in the Super Six. The Crimson Tide (197.85) rallied past the Gators (197.775) after their last beam routine to win a second-straight national championship. The Tides .075-point margin of victory was the slimmest at the Super Six since Utah defeated Alabama by .05 in 1994. Florida left Duluth with a gem in Hunter, but will have to look to the future to claim the elusive national title it came so close to capturing. This meet went well for us. We put our heart out there and did the best we could, Hunter said. We were so close. After a little break, when we do go back into the gym, well be working harder and trying new things. We have a great freshman class coming in. We do lose three seniors, but the majority of the team is back. GYM, from page 13 It is an honor. There are great play ers in the SEC, and I think a lot of girls deserve it on my team too. Its a great honor.Joanna MatherUF seniorOLeary

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Florida had just fallen behind 3-2 and was in need of a big sixth inning. Daniel Pigott ripped an 0-1 fastball that sent Georgia right Gators (31-9, 11-7 Southeastern We needed that, Pigott said. The momentum had shifted their and answer them and we did. It was an old-fashioned, Sunday afternoon bullpen duel. Junior Hudson Randall started for the start for the Bulldogs (24-17, 8-10 40s. Florida led 1-0 when both managers started going to the bullpen. the next three innings, things were of Randall before UFs starter exited the game. Sophomore leftdoubles. game 3 for 3 and the series 7 for 12. designated hitter Brian Johnson. he sees the ball really good, UF Greg Lar frames on Sunday. Larson threw 2.1 innings of oneAfter [Saturdays] loss, me and that. batters but was pulled after allowGeorgias bullpen struggled. followed Crumley to the mound. Florida got just one run off Swinford in two innings but feasted on out and surrendered four earned runs. and LSU. Friday nights game was a The Bulldogs held the Gators Saturdays game, winning 5-3. Florida is now two games bePigotts homer lifts Gators over DawgsS what I thought would be a pedestrian series opener for the Gators. and lasted until just after midnight Saturday. Im still trying to fully grasp what haphim after he threw away what was probably a part of. able. It was awesome, and it was absurd. It was erything thats great about human nature. Fridays game illustrated that to me more than listening intently as a Major Leaguer opentirement while toiling away in the minors at age 25. And plenty game showed. As my two and a half years at the Alligator of my life. more memories during the latter half of my these last two and a half years worth it. Chiang, Adam, Holt, Greg, Joe, Tyler, up and reading the paper that I tried to put so during the last two and a half years I made ning. Contact Tom Green at tgreen@alligator.org.Stay until they turn out the lights, because you never knowTHE TOM GREEN SHOW Tom Greentwitter: @tomas_verde KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Writer After both the mens and womens golf teams entered the where we were at in the fall. round for the Gators on Sunday with a team-high six birdies against a team-low ond-biggest jump on the leaderboard for for eighth. Im really proud of T.J. and Tyler, Alexander said. They did what All-Ameribest and post good numbers for their team. is ahead of us. Floridas womens team was led by freshman Camilla spite shooting her worst round of the tournament on Sunday. To continue reading this story, please visit alligatorSports.org.Florida takes series 2-1McCumber UF Baseball

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