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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 17 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Great Gatsby-themed event draws swing dance enthusiastsRUB hosted the event at Orange & Brew, pg 5. Gainesville Compost will give away food from its compost, pg 8. Traveling slavery museum exposes abuse of migrant farmworkers The truck was on campus Thursday, pg. 8. Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has a vastly different style then Tennessee signal-caller Tyler Bray. See story, page 13. JULIA GLUM and MICHELLE PROVENZANOAlligator Staff WritersHundreds of UF students and local residents lined up all over Gainesville on Thursday to get Obama when she visits campus next week. Obama is scheduled to speak to grassroots supporters at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Stephen C. OConnell Center, according to a press release. Doors open at noon, and the event is free and open to the public. Ticket distribution started at 6 Psychology senior Alyssa Freeto the OConnell Center at 10:23 a.m. and stayed all day. I didnt want to risk the chance of not getting to see the said. Christian Klepper, a 21-yearold psychology and history senior, joined Freeman to keep their spot at the front of the line. I think [Obama] has a great personality and is a very poweris a prime example of women balKlepper and other UF students learned of Obamas visit when the news leaked on Facebook Wednesday night. By Thursday night, the line for tickets wrapped around the OConnell Center and trailed along Gale Lemerand Drive. Michelle Obama is a class Ramsey Hamed, 17. Obama is expected to get loDuane Gildea, events and services chair for the Alachua County Democrats. According to the press release, tions potential impact on Floridians and encourage them to help organize their communities for the campaign. We want to explode the democratic base with excitement here Thursday, students in line felt that enthusiasm. Some studied, some talked politics but they all waited. It was time well-spent, said English freshman Yareliz Mendez-Zamora. People stand in line for days new iPad or Xbox, so I can wait in 87 /70 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 12 SPORTS 13 Kelly Logan / Alligator Michelle Obama will speak at UF on Monday DISTRIBUTORS GAVE AWAY THE MICHAEL SCOTT DAVIDSONAlligator WriterBryce Zinckgraf was unlocking his bike when she handed him the pills. The woman approaching him from across Turlington Plaza seemed out of place it was 7 p.m., and she carried a bright orange sack. The 20-year-old environmental engineering junior doesnt usually accept handouts, but, thinking it was a coupon, woman said and walked away. Zinckgraf was left confused and holding two white packets that rested on orange pill 770 milligrams of pharmaceutical-strength cognitive potential. Tampa supplement company NexGen Biolabs released AdderRx, an Adderall alternative, on Sept. 5. Distributors gave away anywhere from 5,000 to 8,000 pill samples at each of 10 universities including UF nationwide over the last two weeks, said CEO Josh Carlucci. Marketed as the perfect companion the companys website claims AdderRx improves cognitive function, focus and mental clarity. But according to some pharmacists, the supplements formula of stimulants and nootropics, or smart drugs, could be Student-targeted Adderall substitute poses health risks BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Staff WriterChildish Gambino is gifted in another part of just a rapper on Flavet Field for free with Hoodie Allen later this month. Donald Glover, a comedy actor and writer who raps under the name Childp.m. Sept. 28 on Flavet Field. No backpacks, coolers, pets or videocameras will be allowed. Student Government Productions is bringing the two to campus. Vice chairwoman of public relations Evan Galin would not disclose how much SGP is paying the artists. They are both young and in the process of becoming really big names, and they really appreciate their fans, a lot of which are college students, and it is great to see old public relations junior. She said the concert will be open to the public. SGP expects about 4,000 people to attend the concert, which will happen even if it rains, she said. The fact that UF has a student government that offers free shows to them is she said. She said the show will have a laid-back atmosphere. We want to promote them, promote Student Government and the Student Body their lively attitudes, even if you dont know the words, you are still going to have Contact Benjamin S. Brasch at bbrasch@ alligator.org.Childish Gambino to performSEE PILLS, PAGE 4 SEE OBAMA, PAGE 4Doors will open at noon They are both young and in the process of becoming really big names, and they really appreciate their fans, a lot of which are college students, and it is great to see them perform live.Evan Galinvice chairwoman of public relations

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News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 107 ISSUE 17 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 TODAYFORECASTTHUNDER STORMS 84/71 THUNDER STORMS 86/72 THUNDER STORMS 87/70 THUNDER STORMS 88/70 THUNDER STORMS 87/70 TUESDAY MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY WHATS HAPPENINGSpeak Polish? Or do you want to speak Polish? Come to the Polish Table Come and speak Polish in a casual and relaxed atmosphere at the Polish Table each Friday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Meet on the first floor of the Reitz Union in the lounge next to the Career Resource Center. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies. For more information, contact Anna Muller, anmuller@ufl.edu. Final event of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Week of Action A Fair Trade/Fair Food fair will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mennonite Meeting House at 1236 NW 18th Ave. There will be fair trade vendors of gardening products, local jam, honey products, coffee, tea and olive oil. Workshops will be on the hour, covering the topics of fair food, farmworkers, starting a community garden, feeding the hungry, domestic fair trade and a live cooking demo. Community garden tours and fall seeds are also available. Call 377-6577 or 275-1547 for more information. Composting Workshop at Downtown Farmer Garden The Alachua County Office of Sustainability, Florida Organic Growers and Gainesville Compost are hosting a free composting workshop Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The Downtown Farmers Garden is located at 12 SE First St. For more information visit gainesvillecompost.com/ events/compost-workshop/. Refreshments will be provided. UF Reads the Constitution There will be an open-mic reading of the U.S. Constitution to commemorate the signing on Monday from noon to 1 p.m. on the Plaza of the Americas. Stop by to read or listen. Free copies of the Constitution and cake will be provided. For information about this and other UF-related events, see guides. uflib.ufl.edu/constitutionday. ing reception Please join LGBT Affairs for its annual faculty, staff and graduate student reception on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a light meal and a chance to network and socialize with other faculty, staff and graduate students. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to skinonen@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.CORRECTIONSAn article in Tuesdays edition of the Alligator spelled Faereeduns name incorrectly. A part of the story also misidentified her gender identity; it should have read, Faereedun prefers to be described as QT*, where the Q stands for queer and the T* is an umbrella term for people who do not adhere to the gender binary of male and female and are not in the process of transitioning from an assigned gender to the opposite gender. An article in Wednesdays edition of the Alligator incorrectly stated that the Progress Energy solar panels project costs $65,000. The project costs about $650,000. Applications for the Freshman Leadership Council are now available FLC is a Student Government agency comprised of a select group of freshmen who are interested in involvement and leadership at UF. Applications can be found at the SG office (Reitz Union third floor) and on the SG website (www. sg.ufl.edu/applications/ staff). Applications are due by 3 p.m. today. You can also like FLCs Facebook page at www.facebook.comFreshmanLeadershipCouncil and follow it on Twitter, @ FLCatUF. Health Science Student Organization meeting The Health Science Student Organization will host its first general body meeting of the semester Monday at 5:10 p.m. in the Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy building, Room G-103. It is open to anyone interested in the field of health science. It will discuss several volunteer opportunities, as well as some of its socials and fundraisers for the fall. Upcoming Gators for Haven Hospice Meeting G4HH is an organization that aims to provide networking for hospice volunteers at UF as well as promote the goals of Haven Hospice. Volunteering at Hospice is a unique experience in which volunteers learn to interact with patients going through end-of-life stages. Join us at our first general body meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. in CSE E119 to find out more about all of our opportunities. Visit gators4hh.com or contact us at gators4hh@ gmail.com. LGBT Affairs hosting network

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lady, the 18-year-old said. Remaining tickets will be distributed starting at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday. After speaking at UF on Monday, Obama will head to Tallahassee, where shes scheduled to make remarks at 6:55 p.m. Many students waiting in line said theyll be skipping classes Monday to attend the event at UF. Regardless of party afopportunity to be civically engaged, said Matt Davidson, a 21-year-old family, youth and community sciences senior. knowledge about the campaign. Chemical engineering freshman Chehade Boulos, 18, said hes thrilled to see Obama address the Student Body. Gator Chomp, he said. ERICA A. HERNANDEZAlligator Contributing WriterMore than 250 people attended Thursdays kickoff of the eighth annual Gainesville Latino Film Festival necesshowing. with an hour of Museum Nights at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., attendees watched an interactive fashion show of festival guest director Nicole Di Roccos swimsuit line, featuring six models and various photos of the swimsuits shot in Cuba. Free wine and Latin foods like green plantains, croquettes and Cuban pastries were served. After an introduction from Di Rocco, PastPort: Cuba The search for Nicolita was screened in the Chandler Auditorium. Ten minutes before the 7 p.m. showtime, the auditorium reached capacity, and a second screening of the 45-minute date about 50 extra attendees. For the fourth consecutive year, the museum is hosting almost all of its screenings in collaboration with the Latina Womens festival eight years ago. The festival used to take place in the Hippodrome Theatre. The leagues president, Victoria Condor-Williams, said a years worth of plancosts about $20,000. val in October, we will have already started planning next years, she said. UFs Center for Latin American Studies provides funding for the festival from program grant. UFs Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, the Center for African Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies also sponsor the festival, which marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month. and Latinas in one place, said Eric Castilic-Latino Cultures. This is a very small town, and sometimes we can get lost. Political science and international studies sophomore Bobby Brito, 19, came to Thursdays event because his family immigrated to America from Cuba. like mine, its hard to get a cohesive picture of what life was like then, he said. 4, ALLIGATOR Kelly Logan / AlligatorBusiness administration sophomore Shruti Shah, 18, adds to the Hispanic heritage poster at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Arts Museum Nights: Hispanic Heritage on Thursday night. CAMPUS Gainesville Latino Film Festival reaches capacity at the Harn OBAMA, from page 1Remaining tickets will be available on Friday STUDENTS WANT A CHANGE WITH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MITT ROMNEY. JEWEL MIDELISAlligator Contributing WriterAbout 25 people gathered Thursday to hear Mitt Romney supporters announce the UF chairman on the Florida Students for Romney Leadership Team. Political science senior Frank Moehrle was chosen to be the UF chairman for Romney. The 21-year-old said he believes Romney can improve household income levels, student loan rates and unemployment. Moehrle said 15 percent of young Americans are unemployed. We had four years of President Obama, and he change. Gators for Romney Communications Director Austin Swink said Obama has failed average Americans. People have lost their jobs and their homes; they have to take loans out for college and the future is uncertain, the political science junior said. Romney can give a certain future. Before the speeches, attendees received free Romney T-shirts and bumper stickers. Students also toured the campaign bus, which had and photos of Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan. Biochemistry freshman Anna Shal, 18, came to the event upon seeing the bus on campus. UF Florida Students for Romney eager for change in presidencyAdderRx contains synephrine, a substance banned by the NCAADiane Nykamp, a professor of pharmacy practice at Mercer University, said she wasnt able to idenetary ingredients in a supplement database. there, she said. And the ingredients in there arent safe. evidence for their effectiveness in improving cognitive function, she said. And the remaining ingredient, synephrine, could potentially harm users. Synephrine is structurally similar to ephedrine, an ingredient the Food and Drug Administration banned in supplement products in 2004. Synephrine is also currently banned by the World Doping Agency and the NCAA, said Nykamp. Everyone thought synephrine But the NexGen Biolabs website claims that AdderRx has under gone stringent clinical testing and has been proven to be 100% safe, and that the non-FDA approved supplement doesnt have the side effects typically associated with Adderall. There is no dependence with this supplement, Carlucci said. However, dangerous increases in blood pressure and irregular heart rate are side effects shared by both Adderall and synephrine. one to take it, said Kristin Weitzel, a clinical associate professor at UF. Clinically proven doesnt have the same meaning as on the side of a Tylenol bottle. And those symptoms only get worse when combining the supplement with caffeine or alcohol, Weitzel said. Great to take before a night of partying as well keeps me bumping until the bars close, boasts one customer in a testimonial on the NexGen Biolabs website. Carlucci stood by the safeness of his product, adding that its produced in an FDA-approved facility. [Students] should be checking the package to see if there are ingredients that they might have an adverse reaction to, he said. Nykamp remained skeptical of the supplements quality. make some money fast by using similar names, she said. She noted that on its free samples, NexGen Biolabs doesnt list the amounts of ingredients in each pill. At UF, students reported seeing the product being handed out on Turlington Plaza and near Orange & Brew. But UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said NexGen Biolabs did not apply for a permit to hand out AdderRx on campus. She alerted University Police to stop the distribution of the product until the company received a permit. They do not have permission to be there, Sikes said. For some students like Zinckgraf, a permit wont convince them to try the AdderRx samples they received. sunscreen before, he said. The fact that this was a pill, it made me a little bit uneasy. Zinckgraf said he wanted to see studies proving AdderRxs effectiveness and safety before consider ing taking the pills. bel, said McKenzie Lentz, a 21year-old architecture senior. Considering that it hasnt been approved or not. trash, but other people may want to try that product, Zinckgraf said. willing to take unnecessary risks. Contact Michael Scott Davidson at mdavidson@alligator.org. PILLS, from page 1Romney I wouldnt recommend for anyone to take it.Kristin Weitzelclinical associate professor

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Destiny Johnson / AlligatorRyan Kratt, 19, swing dances with Dani Buchheister, 20, at Orange & Brew during RUBs Great Gatsby dance event. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator Contributing WriterOrange & Brew transformed into a roaring 1920s speakeasy Thursday night, complete with men in suspenders and women twirling in trailing lace dresses. Reitz Union Board Entertainment and the Florida Swing Dancing Club hosted the Great Gatsby Swing Dance. About 50 people attended. Long pearl necklaces and neon gangster hats were on hand for those who wanted to take part in the theme. Flappers and mobsters snacked on cheese and fruit while listening to swing music. Most Wanted and Public Enemy posters lined the walls. The event began with a swing dance lesson taught by the dance clubs president Tyrel Clayton, a 20-year-old English junior. The dance began shortly afterward. I was impressed on how relatively accurate they got the period, Clayton said. The Great Gatsby Swing Dance was the concluding event of RUBs Great Gatsby theme week. RUBs bands committee codirector Izaura Spence said the theme was chosen as one of the top four themes preferred by students according to a Facebook poll posted this summer. ative event that weve had, she said. Spence said she was impressed with the theme weeks overall turnout. Dani Buchheister, a 20-year-old management sophomore, agreed. Its a lot of people weve never seen before, and thats awesome, she said. Buchheister and Ryan Kratt, a 19year-old political science sophomore, arrived at the swing dance in full 1920s attire. The two have been swing dancing for a few months and are members of the Florida Swing Dancing Club, which regularly draws anywhere from 80 to 180 people to its weekly dances. Kratt and Buchheister discovered swing dancing as freshmen and atThese days, they occasionally travel out of the state to attend swing dance workshops. [Dancing is] kind of something we want to do for a really long time, Kratt said. Kratt sported suspenders, twotoned shoes and a faux mustache. Buchheister donned a glitter headband dress. It gets to the point where you just want to dance as much as you can, Buchheister said.Great Gatsby-themed dance draws crowd I was impressed on how relatively accurate they got the period.Tyrel Clayton Florida Swing Dancing Club president Students dressed in costumes

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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 EditorialFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to 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 352-376-4458.72 TOTAL VOTES33% YES 67% NOTodays question: Did you try the AdderRx samples that were handed out on campus last week? Thursdays question: Do you have health insurance with the new health care plan?Rick Scott is Floridas Public Enemy No. 1When it comes to treating Floridas poor like social parasites, its full speed ahead for Gov. Rick Scott. Reuters reported last Friday that the U.S. Department of Labor is investigating radical changes in unemployment insurance recently passed by Scott and the Republicandominated legislature. the National Employment Law Project, a national workers ganization, on behalf of unemployed Floridians. The reasoning for the complaint is simple: The passed treme ways. Now any citizen attempting to apply for compensation will be required to sign up online, as telephone applications have been eliminated. Assuming that the applicant can afford a computer or is physically able to get to a library, he or she will then be forced to prove his or her intellectual worthiness by taking a 45-question skills review of math, reading and research abilities. But just in case that makes things too easy, the state will now also require applicants to provide a personal email address, adding yet another obstacle for those on the lower end of the digital divide. On top of that, the New Times Broward-Palm Beach remail and then wait on hold for hours and hours before hearing an automated service that makes them press a bunch of buttons so it can tell them to keep holding, all in order to receive aid. Despite being ignored by even his own party, Gov. Scott and his minions, led by Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos and Speaker of the House Dean Cannon, have spent the past two years jamming through draconian legislation that attacks workers, the unemployed, students, women, voters and practically every average Floridian. their concerted war on voting rights, which they waged last year following the passage of several new voter suppression measures, including cutting the time frame for early voting from 14 days to eight. Thankfully, some of these measures have been challenged and struck down, including the imposition of harsh limits on voter registration drives. However, we cant forget Scotts now infamous voter purge, through which he has endangered hundreds of legitimate citizens right to vote behind the guise of blocking undocumented immigrants from the polls. The U.S. Department of Justice has already sued the state government over the voter purge, but evidently Gov. Scott takes some strange, reactionary pleasure in thumbing his nose at President Obama and the federal government, welhaul with open arms. After all, these are the kind of actions that his grossly misguided Tea Party base drools over. Why else would a freshman governor refuse federal which would have supported a multitude of jobs and jumpstarted healthy, innovative development of his states infrastructure? in compliance with the Affordable Care Act or force welfare recipients to submit to humiliating drug tests based on a debunked falsehood that citizens on welfare are more likely to abuse drugs? Very simply, its all based on conservatives delusional connection of anything public with the dark machinations of Satan. Is it any wonder our state is a laughing stock in rankings of education, income inequality and a host of other categories? If were ever to make progress, we Floridians must push back against Republicans own dark machinations and advance an agenda of constructive investment, not disingenuous constraint. Moises Reyes is a journalism grad student at UF. His column runs on Fridays. school-in-your-country-maam edition of...Darts & LaurelsWed like to start off by thanking the protesting supporters of Chris Stephens following the attack in Libya. They stood outside with signs proclaiming things like Chris Stephens was a friend to all Libyans and other heartfelt phrases. We give a thank-you-for-your-support-and-we-want-to-returnthe-favor LAUREL to peaceful Libyan demonstrators. Whoops. Amanda Bynes, everyones favorite Nickelodeon starlet, was caught driving around aimlessly with a suspended license while smoking a drug pipe and eating junk food. Not that we blame her, but shes had multiple hit-and-runs recently. We give a well-now-the-dancing-lobsters-make-more-sense DART to Amanda Bynes. According to a police report we just made up, she answered the while high, by saying,Thaaaaats me! Kanye West is one of the most honest rappers today (probably). After his condemnation of President Bush a few years ago, he said in a new song called To The World that entirely based on truth, he makes a good point. Where are he-put-it-in-a-song-this-time LAUREL to Kim Kardashians boyfriend. Do you have a least favorite friend who just shows up at parties even though you never invited him, and, in fact, you dont really even consider him to be your friend? Thats basically who Ryan Lochte is to everyone. He was hired to be a correspondent for New York Fashion Week for E! To which we said Y? Whatever. We give a just-leave-without-making-a-mess DART to Ryan Lochte. Oh, but GO GATORS, of course. the new Tebowing. The new trend was created after Robwere-not-done-laughing-at-Eastwooding-yet LAUREL to RGIII. Remember the pink slime scare earlier this year? Well now that company, Beef Products Inc., is suing ABC News for defamation of their name, claiming that false and misleading and defamatory statements were made about its lean beef. We give a stop-making-gross-meat-please DART to BPI. Also, your name sounds like a cartoon villains meat company. Have a safe weekend, and dont forget to cheer on the Gators as they take on Tennessee, folks!We followed along with you as we watched a few events unfold on our social media sites this week; chelle Obama was coming into town. There were so many twists and turns and oh, who are we kidding, we all knew the iPhone 5 was going to be announced, and we probably could have assumed that Michelle Respect Those Arms Obama would make an appearance at a college town in a swing state. That brings us to the please-dont-judge-a-top-party-Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Moises Reyesopinions@alligator.org

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Letters to the Editor FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 Dear Editor, I am writing to express my extreme dissatisfaction with the editorial Food Debt printed in your publication on Sept. 6. This editorial, besides containing numerous factual inaccuracies and distortions, was also wildly unfocused and included discussions of issues irrelevant to the matter at hand: Americas rising poverty rate and the resulting increase in enrollment in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. After a brief explanation of the growing enrollment in the food stamp program, this line appears in your article: News of how many people are on food stamps comes with the highest national debt ever recorded: $16 trillion. This statement seems to imply that national debt. In reality, the federal government spent about $75 billion on SNAP and other nutrition assistance programs in 2011, or 2.7 percent of the total federal budget for that year. This number can be compared with the total amount of military spending in 2011 ($712 billion, about 20 percent of the federal budget), or the cost of extending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy ($229 billion per year). According to your own article, this program helped provide sustenance to more than 22 million families who otherwise would be unable to afford food. If a serious conversation is to be had about reducing the national debt, that conversation should not begin with slashing funding for a critical social program like SNAP when more Americans than ever rely on it. Your editorial also asks whether government spending has coincided with the national debt to force hardworking Americans to go on food stamps. Besides appar ently asserting that spending and debt are responsible for the weak American economy a claim that has been refuted by the breadth of mainstream economists you fail to elaborate or provide any reasoning for why this might possibly be the case. Finally, the article concludes with a completely irrelevant and tangential discussion about the rising cost of organic food. These closing statements give readers unfamiliar with the SNAP program the false impreswith a blank check to purchase any food items they desire. According to a Huffington Post article, the average total food day, just enough for a minimal level of human sustenance. The price of organic food is irrelevant to food stamp recipients, who struggle to provide any food whatsoever for their families. Overall, your editorial was poorly written, riddled with factual errors, and far beneath the level of articulate and professional writing that the UF community has come to expect from your publication. The issues which you sought to discuss in this article are important and worthy of informed discussion and debate, and I hope that the editorial staff of the Alligator will weigh its statements more carefully in the future. Thank you for your consideration. Respectfully yours, Elliot Levy UF public relations sophomore In September 2011, two unpaid interns for Fox Searchration for breaking labor laws concerning the work than $300 million worldwide in 2011. This year, their lawsuit was expanded to include anyone who has ever worked as an unpaid intern for Fox Searchlight. As I returned to Boston College this Fall as a senior, the conversations I have with my friends inevitably turn to the myriad of unpaid internships we took to bolster our resumes and get a foot in the door of the working world. From banks to news and radio stations, in both as well as the newly graduated do unpaid work every year. Most of these students never think twice about what this means to themselves and the job market. An obvious Catch-22: Most dont see an alternative. We do work for free so that we might land a paying job in the future. One senior I spoke to took an unpaid internship from the same popular Internet retail site two summers in a row, even though it meant no stipend for housing or commute and working up to 50 hours a week. Most people I spoke to agree that the overall internship experience is more about resume building than anything, and be meaningful and are not especially tolling, doing work for free still feels exactly as it sounds: like free labor. At same jobs as full time, paid employees can feel a bit degrading. The biggest hang-up for many, Ive found, is not in couldnt afford the extra staff and therefore give their interns meaningful responsibilities, but rather with the who could easily afford to pay interns at least minimum wage. Massachusetts labor laws state that an unpaid intern must receive the same training that would be provided in an educational environment but may not do any work that advances the company in any way. To me, it sounds like many companies have no problem taking necessarily advance them as a company, but at the end of the day, provide little to no educational advancement for the intern, creating a lose-lose situation for interns who are not getting paid or learning anything. Is the resume boost worth it? I often asked myself this question while working a perfectly comfortable, but trivial, unpaid internship in Milwaukee this summer, especially as it meant fending off high-paying nannying jobs. At BC, where graduation is dependent on classes rather than credits, taking an internship for the latter is no real solution to a sticky modern problem. What is the solution, then? While I dont really have an answer to this loaded question, I know I cant be the only one who thinks there has to be a better way. Zoe Lake is a columnist for The Heights at Boston College.Unpaid internshipsoffer students littleUWireNumbers from the Sept. 7 Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report are just another one of the many painful reminders of the recent economic collapse and ensuing recession. In the month of August, three times as many workers left the job market as found jobs. There was no wage growth, and the vast majority of jobs gained were low-paying, and most were jobs serving alcoholic drinks, indicating a trend toward escapism. This is the fourth month in a row of dismal jobs numbers that on the surface seem hopeful (the unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent to 8.1 percent) but are discouraging when you look into them. This begs the question: Why is the economy still so bad? Our president is very fond of saying that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the Republicans want to take us back to the policies that got us in the mess in the letting Wall Street write its own rules and cutting taxes for the 1 percent. That all sounds great, but thats actually not what got us here. A bunch of people bought houses and got mortgages. The banks then gambled with these mortgages, packaged them up and invested on them in a very risky way. When some people defaulted on these mortgages, the whole thing went south, some banks failed, companies laid employees off, the ailing auto industry was hit by a lack of demand and the whole economy cascaded into stagnation. Once the initial shocks hit, everything imploded, and a lot of weak sectors and companies were shaken up. But I dont buy the supposed root cause: Greedy Wall Street investment bankers took risky investments. The housing market has been the surest bet in the American economy since the s. Home values have always consistently increased, according to U.S. Census data, and people typically try to pay their mortgages because they need a place to live. The real cause of the recession lies in people living beyond their means. Government programs such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac made it easy for low-income people to get lowTheres no deeper-rooted American value than property to give everyone a shot at owning a home. They did this by creating a secondary mortgage market for mortgage-backed securities, which would then increase the attractiveness of mortgages for banks to incentivize lending to low-income or even no-income people. Some people just werent good candidates to take on the debt that comes with owning a home es en masse, which started the vicious cycle were in today. Romney and the Republicans want to rectify the problem of living beyond our means. Entitlement reform is crucial to this goal. If we stay on this course of borrowing 40 cents of every dollar we spend, according to North Dakota democratic Sen. Kent Conrad, we will eventually default on our debt. We need to practice budget austerity, otherwise the entire U.S. economy will follow the trajectory of the housing mar ket with consequences to scale. Kyle Henson is a columnist for The Tartan at Radford University.Americans cant live beyond their meansUWireKyle HensonUWire Zoe LakeUWire

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8, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 John W. McLaughlin III / AlligatorAndy Bachmann, a minister at the United Church of Gainesville, visits the Modern Day Slavery Museum held Thursday on the Plaza of the Americas. GAINESVILLE COMPOST SAVES 240 GALLONS OF FOOD WASTE FROM LANDFILLS WEEKLY. ANGELA TEGNELIAAlligator Contributing WriterA year ago, a company bloomed with a simple idea: Bike from house to house collecting compostable materials. That company, Gainesville Compost, is giving away some food grown by its compost to celebrate its one-year anniversary. The event will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Tempo Bistro To Go, 1516 NW 13th St. The idea is to close the loop by turning waste back into food, said Chris Cano, CEO of Gainesville Compost and 24-year-old UF alumnus. Gainesville Compost is a bicyclepowered composting service that pedals to its partners and picks up their food waste for free to be used for com posting. Gainesville Compost currently works with 12 businesses and diverts an average of 240 gallons of food waste I really support everything theyre doing, said Jennifer Larrick, A 19year-old applied physiology and kinesiology and psychology sophomore. Its a cycle that just makes sense. John Drum, owner of Tempo Bistro to Go, said his business was among the post. By composting and creating the garden, he said, I know that the vegetables Im eating are truly organic in shape and form.Composting company CARA CHIARAMONTEAlligator Contributing WriterStudents interested in walking to raise money for Alzheimers research can still sign up. ticipate in the annual Walk to End Alzheimers event Saturday at 10 a.m. on Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Students can sign up on the Alzheimers Association website, act.alz.org/ site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=1309. Proceeds from the event will be split between research and nearby support programs. The association aims to raise about $80,000 from donations. Volunteers do not have to pay to participate. The city has hosted the walk for 15 years. Katie Garro, development manager for the Central and North Florida Chapter of the Alzheimers Association, said the event has taken place at Haile Plantation and Westside Park in the past. Now that the walk is closer to campus, were hoping more students get involved, she said. Although there are clubs and organizations already participating, students can walk individually as well. Lindsay Avila, a 20-year-old anthropology junior, said she encourages students to get involved with the walk. The reality is that many people, students included, will one day either face Alzheimers themselves or will know someone with the disease, she said. If we do all we can right now, then maybe one day we can help change the future for countless individuals. The walk will take place rain or shine, and participants can choose a one-mile route or a three-mile route. Garro said about 600 people are expected to walk.Organizers seek more students for Alzheimers research walkLOCAL KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Contributing WriterAbout 200 UF students herded through a cargo truck on the Plaza of the Americas on Thursday. The truck housed the Flor ida Modern Slavery Museum, a traveling exhibit funded by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and parked on the plaza for about four hours while curious students meandered by. The exhibit showcased memorabilia that documented labor abuse in the past decade, particularly abuse against migrant workers in farmlandrich Immokalee. Among the collection was a bloodstained shirt a reminder of the punishment a worker received when he paused for a drink of water in 2007. Id heard about workers being exploited, but I didnt realize its so prevalent, said Toni-Lee Maitland, a 20-yearold history junior. It shocked me. Marley Moynahan, an exhibit staff member, said the truck is a replica of the vehicle laborers during off-the-clock hours in a slavery case documented in 2008. Eric Castillo, director of UFs Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures, said labor abuse affects students, because they consume food harvested by abused workers. We are all directly tied to this issue, Castillo said, tapping a photo of a farmworkers wrists, swollen from being chained in a truck by his employer overnight. I literally didnt know this was going on, said Jaime Estes, an 18-year-old marketing freshman. The more people that know, the quicker it will stop. shows abuse of farmworkers Now that the walk is closer to campus, were hoping more students get involved, she said.Katie Garrodevelopment managerAbuse is still prevelant

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 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. 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 12-5-71-1 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 Play ThereLIVE HERETHE POLOSNOW offering ROOMMATE MATCHING on 3/3s$464/personCall Today! 352-335-7656 12-5-71-1 Nicks Place Apt 2BR/2BA $1000 entire apartment. Furn incl utils, W/D, dish washer, high ceilings, Sleep late only 5 blocks to Campus, Great Parking, 1st or 2nd Floor units Mitchell Realty 352-374-8579 10-31-12-67-1 Available one bedroom with private bathroom in 4 BR/4BA condo. Located on 2 bus routes within 1 mile of UF. Amenities include internet, cable, washer/dryer. $400/month furnished. Call 786-390-4252. 9-14-14-1 Large master suite in new home: 15 min to VA, Shands & UF. N/S prof. only. Util, cable TV, garage, wireless internet incld., kitchen, laundry & pool access. $525/mo 352-2193410 9-24-10-1 EFFICIENCY APT Near Tower & Archer Rds. Private entrance, A/C, 1BR/1BA, galley kitchen, DirecTV, covered patio. 8x10 steel storage shed. Utils incl. $495/mo. $200 sec. dep. Call 352-372-6466 day or night. 9-1412-3-1 The CourtyardsSteps to University of Florida. All inclusive dormitory housing w/pvt individual suites. Starting at $450. Now leasing for Fall & Spring enrollment. Parking avail. 1231 SW 3rd Ave., #125. M-F 9-6, Sat. by apt. 352-372-3557 12-5-12-60-1 Especially for students! Supreme 4BR/4BA or single room. Condo at Countryside avail now and spring. Starting at $350/mo. Call for details Bristol Park Realty 352-367-2669. It's just better at Countryside! 10-10-1221-1 Made for students! Ultimate 4BR/4BA condo at University Terrace West. Avail now and Spring starting at $375/mo. Call for details Bristol Park Realty 352-367-2669. It's smarter at University Terrace West. 1010-12-21-1 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 $425 372-1201, 213-3901 12-5-12-71-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 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 1215-12-71-2 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 Mention this ad for $0 move in fees!! Ask About our Preferred Employer Discounts and SPECIALS! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 12-5-71-2 Now leasing 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th Street. $425 to $545. Call 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 12-512-71-2 AVAILABLE NOW WALK TO UF 1BRs $425-$495 2BRs $495--$580 House 4BR/2BA $1250 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-5-12-71-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some w/ enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, BRs carpeted. DW, W/D hk-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus rte, some walk to UF. Sec 8 accepted 352-332-7700 12-5-12-71-2 Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA 530 SQ.FT. Bike to UF through-tree lined streets or ride the bus located one block away! A true 1/1 close but far enough away from the ruckus of the student ghetto. No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 12-5-12-71-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700. Please call Ketty 305332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 9-19-1261-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. THE POLOSCheck out our UPGRADES!! Ask About our Preferred Employer Discounts and SPECIALS! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 12-5-71-2 Nicks Place Apt, 2BED/2BATH $750 for entire Apt WASHER/DRYER, dishwasher, high ceilings, Sleep late only 5 blocks to Campus, Great Parking, 1st or 2nd floor units. Call Mitchell Realty 352-374-8579 10-31-12-67-2 BIKE/BUS TO CLASS,WALK TO SHANDS. Campus Edge Condominium is ON CAMPUS! It fronts Archer Road & backs up to Hull Road!Beautiful newer laminate flooring.Enjoy convenient living with a pool & fitness center right next to UF. This top story, end unit is quiet, comfortable, has its own private washer/dryer, walk-in closet. NON SMOKERS. Owner agent 352-262-2871.Lease $699/m. 9-17-12-19-2 $500,private apt, greenspace; ceiling fans; patio with locking gate; near UF; prefer quiet,mature; 1824 NW 9th st; 352 284 3873;352 284 3873; postj@bellsouth.net 10-2-12-30-2 $650, 2 br, apt,pool, laundry, walk to UF,Shands,Vet School; ceiling fans;carpet & tile, some utils; prefer quiet mature; 352 376 080.352 284 3873; postj@bellsouth.net 10-2-12-30-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs. 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 9-19-12-20-2 2BR/1BA APARTMENT 7210 SW 45th Place. $525/moNo pets. Call Geri 352-538-1114 9-21-1220-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $625/mo + $625 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-815-8795, 941204-1304. 9-24-12-20-2 Step Out Of Your Front Door and Into the Law School! 2398 SW 2ND Avenue 4BR/2BA, Fenced backyard Close to bus route & Shopping, Carpet/Tile Floors, Fresh Paint $1450/mo. Call 352-240-9001 12-5-12-71-2 ***** WALK TO UF *****3br/2bath with extra room that could be 4th bedroom. Wood floors, central heat & air. $1150/mth. 116 NW 7th Terr. Call 870-2760 9-19-12-15-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 10-10-12-30-2 2 x 2.5 condo in Alexandria of Grantwood. Spacious 1300 sq. ft. unit with w/d, central a/c, granite countertops, and a back patio. 24/7 gated community with pool and racquetball. Located on bus routes 9 & 35. Call 954-699-3665 or email g8rboy9648@gmail. com Ask for Eddie 9-14-12-12-2 2BR/1BA, Cent A/C, mobile home on shady lot on busline. Laundry room. No pets. From $355-$420/mo. Incl water. 1st 1/2 month free rent. Vacant lots also available 4546 NW 13th St. 376-5887 10-8-24-2 Share 2/2 condo in Pebble Creek Villas with 20y male SFC student. Close to UF & SFC. $500/mo + utilities. Call 352-372-1313 or 352-339-4498. 9-20-1210-2Walk to UF, 2br 1bacarpet, new appliances, fenced, no pets. 1st and last deposit $800 call 352-213-4202 9-19-12-9-2 Town house for rent-Haile Plantation Beautiful two bedrooms and two and half bathrooms for rent. next to the village center. walk to Resturants, shops, and a Gym. call 352-538-0145$800.00/month 9-14-12-4-2 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-339-3329 or 352-494-6692 www.merrillmanagement.com St. Croix Apts $475/Mo 829 SW 5th Avenue 5 Blks to UF Central H & Air, Carpet, 840 sq. ft. Very Spacious and close to downtown Plenty of Private Parking 1BR 1BA Apt 1 BLK to UF, Carpet, Central H & Air, New Carpet Laundry., Inclds Wtr and Swg. $525/Mo Avail now. Grad II 1236 SW 4th Avenue 1 BR 1BA Apt Robert Obrien Apts Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht Near Sams Club/Walmart $375/Mo 2901 NW 14th Street 9-25-12-10-2 ONE MONTH FREE RENT 2 br 2 ba in the laurels complex. Lease until late July 2013. Rent is $919 plus utilities. Cable TV included in rent, washer and dryer in unit. End unit. call 325-4846303 or e-mail gomez444@hot mail.com 9-25-12-10-2 2/2 Townhome, quiet, gated, garage, patio, washer/dryer, clubhouse w/ workout, pool, tennis, BB. Near UF/Shands. Cable/HBO/ SHO, phone & security included. 12 month lease, some furniture. $1075 321-698-7579 10-3-12-16-2 Cute & Clean! Vintage apt. near Leonardo's 706 between UF/Downtown. Wood floors, high ceilings, shared laundry. $695/mo, avail now! Call/text 352-375-4395, email: 102@ cozygator.com; Visit cozygator.com for pics 9-20-12-5-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1,2 & 3BR floorplans starting at $735. Free Hi-Speed internet, washer/dryer, fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool etc. M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-5 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com 12-5-12-60-2UPPER WESTSIDESpacious 2 bdrm luxury apts. Walking distance to UF & stadium. Move-in specials for Fall occupancy (1 unit left). Free Hi-Speed internet. Parking avail. 328 NW 14th Street 352-872-4644 www.upperwestsideuf.com 12-5-12-60-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! 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 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 12-5-71-5 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. 12-5-12-71-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 12-5-12-71-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 12-5-12-71-6 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. 12-5-7-6 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 12-5-7-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 12-5-7-6 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 12-5-7-6 **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. 12-5-7-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 12-5-7-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. 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10, ALLIGATOR JACUZZI HOT TUB FREE TO A GOOD HOME.Works fine. You must move. 352 494 5618 9-14-3-6Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-5-67-7 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 UF Surplus Equipment Auctionsare underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 125-12-71-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 12-5-71-10 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 12-5-12-71-10 MUSIC STORE Studio PercussionBUY SELL TRADE LESSONS NEW USED Founded by UF Florida Alumni! Go Gators! facebook.com/StudioPercussionSpDrumShop 2512 NE 1st Blvd We are closest to UF! 10-4-30-10 TIRED OF CORPORATE COUNTRY MUSIC?CRJCOUNTRY.COMROOTS COUNTRY WITH A TWIST 9-14-5-10 MCINTOSHWORLD.COM. We want to be your Boutique.Gifts,Cards,LP's,Ladies and Mens Clothes.Plants,Art,Shoes,Rock&Roll.15 miles South on Hwy.441 352-591-7744 open Sat.thru Tues.We want your business. 1023-30-10 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 12-571-11 12-5-12-71-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! NS4L.com facebook.com/newscooters4less 12-5-12-71-11SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 12-5-12-71-11 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 12-5-12-71-11 Road Rat Motors-Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters & will come to YOU! Daily pickups available. Lowest labor rates & quickest turnaround time around. Run by Gator Grads! 352-376-6275 RoadRatMotors.com 125-12-71-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-5-12-71-11 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 125-71-11 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 12-5-71-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 12-5-71-12 I BUY CARS TRUCKS Call Anytime Licensed 352-339-5158 9-28-12-51-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!! VEHICLES STARTING AT $1000 PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 97 HONDA CIVIC $5999 99 HONDA ACCORD $5999 98 ACURA RL $6999 02 HONDA ACCORD $6999 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 01 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $6999 00 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 02 VOLVO STYPE $8999 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 98 TOYOTA 4RUNNER $4999 00 ISUZU RODEO $5999 02 NISSAN XTERRA $8999 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUV'S & VANS! 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 12-5-71-12 99 HONDA ACCORD $6999 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $6999 03 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $7999 352-375-9090 12-5-71-12 03 HONDA CIVIC $8999 04 TOYOTA COROLLA $8999 03 NISSAN ALTIMA $8999 04 TOYOTA CAMRY $10,999 352-375-9090 12-5-71-12 Jeep Wrangler Sahara4 doors, black, hard top, new 33" Toyo tires, and manual 6 speed. $18,000, call 352-2340145. 9-14-12-2Rob's Mobile Auto Repair 24HR service in Gainesville. 225-2977. 9-17-5-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.

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ALLIGATOR LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-5-71-13 St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comUF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-71-13 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. 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 9-21-12-71-13 CUTTING-EDGE UF RESEARCH STUDY BOTH smokers AND never-smokers Periodontal (gum line) sampling only 5 visits over 2 years; up to 1.5 hr each visit FREE oral exam, up to $160 compensation Call: 352-`392-2945 or 352-641-0319 1016-12-30-13 RESEARCH STUDY: Have you had a positive skin test for TB tuberculosis) and have NOT received BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin)? This is a study comparing two forms of skin testing preparations in PPD-positive persons, 18-60 years of age. If you think you are eligible to take part in this study, please contact Linda at 352-2739376. 9-21-12-21-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. 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Female smokers needed to participate in a smokingces sation study. You may be compensated.Call UF Smoking Lab & Clinic (352) 870-6509 or email: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 9-1920-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 4148 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 12-5-12-71-14 Office Assistant/Checkout Person needed for busy dermatology practice. Knowledge of insurance and medical coding preferred but willing to train motivated individual. Duties include appt. scheduling, answering phones, collecting payments, and posting charges. FT, Mon.-Fri. 8-5pm with generous benefits. Prefer stable, mature individual. 2-year commitment desired. 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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG UF Lacrosse Adds New AssistantNick Williams joined Amanda OLearys staff as an assistant coach on Tuesday. Williams was an assistant coach for Notre Dames womens lacrosse team for two years, coaching defense and goalkeepers. New mens tennis coach Bryan Shelton makes his home debut this weekend in Gainesville. See story, page 14. alligatorSports.orgKeep an eye on our site this weekend as the crew travels to Knoxville to cover Floridas game against Tennessee on Saturday. ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff Writer Florida will face a daredevil in Knoxville, Tenn. Gators cornerback Marcus Roberson called Volunteers quarterback Tyler Bray just that due to his tendency to take risks back Jeff Driskel isnt one to take too many chances through the air, instead putting himself in harms way with his feet. In two games, opponents sacked Driskel a Southeastern Conference-high nine times, while Bray completed eight passes of more than 20 yards, including a 72-yard touchdown to Zach Rogers in the season opener against N.C. State. He can throw the ball deep as good as anybody, Driskel said of Bray. Theyre not scared to throw the ball a lot. I would, too, with those receivers they have and their playmaking ability. But hes a good quarter back. The No. 18 Gators hold a seven-game winning streak against their SEC East Division rival and will try for No. 8 at 6 p.m. on Saturday. ing quarterbacks before Driskel John Brantley, Tim Tebow, Chris Leak, Ingle Martin and Rex Grossman averaged 263.8 yards, two touchdowns and a 63.4 percent completion against Tennessee. With the Volunteers ranked No. 24, Saturdays matchup will both teams rank in the top 25 at the time of their meeting. If Driskel can avoid absorbing too many shots from the Volunteers defense, the Gators will have a chance to extend their winning streak another year. We just dont like to see our quarterback getting hit, center Jonotthan Harrison said. Were just going to make sure it doesnt happen anymore. two games, but with different offensive game plans. Tennessee outscored its opponents by 52 with a highpowered vertical attack. Florida toughed out two victories by an average margin of eight points per game.Another week, another road trip for the alligatorSports Brand Picks Column. After the staff received good ole southern hospitality in Texas, alligatorSports takes its talents to Tennessee. Looking forward to some um... what do they even have in Tennessee? For one reason or another, ESPNs College Gameday decided to follow the Gators for the second week in a row. This time to the Tennessee campus for their matchup against the Volunteers. But we dont pay attention to ESPN unless theyre talking Tebow, so lets get on to the picks! Josh Jurnovoy and Joe Morgan debate the Notre Dame-Michigan State matchup in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State (-6) will be immune to the luck of the Irish because The Spartans are bitter and will be out for blood. As part of the Big 10, they are a member of an exclusive high school clique that invited the cool-looking loner, the Fighting Irish, to join the gang. But they were shocked when the loner went to the less popular group, the Atlantic Coast Conference. With just one meeting guaranteed beyond this year, Michigan State will want to ensure it doesnt lose to Notre Dame in the last matchup in Spartan Stadium for the foreseeable future. JOSH JURNOVOY The sons of Notre Dame (+6) will rally onward to victory because... Michigan State is a basketball school. Notre Dame is a football school. Deal with it. Entering his third season as The Man in South Bend, Ind., its time for coach Brian Kelly to put up or shut up. The Fighting Irish are ready to return to the glory days, and its time for everybody to hop on Kellys ark er, bandwagon. In conclusion, Touchdown Jesus! JOE MORGAN Leading the pack with an 11-5 record is alligatorSports writer Josh That one Picks Column SITE: Neyland Stadium (cap. 102,455) KICKOFF: 6 p.m., Saturday TV/RADIO: ESPN/ 850 AM SEE PICKS, P AGE 15 David Carr / Alligator S taffSophomore quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) escapes the pass rush during Floridas 20-17 win on Saturday at Kyle Field. Driskel will make his second career start at quarterback this weekend. Driskel, Bray bring different styles at quarterbackVOLLEYBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer Redshirt senior Betsy Smith is the only player who was around for the end of Flor idas last era of dominance. With Smith watching from the bench during her redshirt season in 2008, the Gators captured the last of 18 straight Southeastern Conference regular season championships. While Florida remains an SEC power house its 19 SEC titles are 14 more than the five each won by tied second-place schools Kentucky, Tennessee and LSU the gap appears to be closing. During the last six seasons, the Gators have lost 11 SEC games, compared to only seven in Mary Wises first 15 years as UFs head coach. Florida is 53-7 during Smiths career, including an SEC title in 2010, but LSU claimed the championship in 2009 and Tennessee secured it in 2011, providing a challenge to nearly two decades of UF dominance. This years Florida squad is in danger of reaching a new low: going two consecutive seasons without an SEC championship. The No. 13 Gators (6-2) will be looking to start their journey back to the top when they play their first SEC match against Ar kansas (9-2) tonight at 8 in Fayetteville, Ark. Florida will then travel to Lexington, Ky., to face No. 24 Kentucky (6-4) on Sunday at 1 p.m. To start the SEC with this challenging road trip is not going to be easy for our team, Wise said. Itll be a great test for this young Gator team.Gators begin conference play in tougher SECSEE FOOTBALL, P AGE 15 SEE VOLLEY, P AGE 14Wise We just dont like to see our quarterback getting hit. Were just going to make sure it doesnt happen anymore.Jonotthan HarrisonUF center

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14, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 Kristina Camara/ Alligator Middle blocker Betsy Smith (14) spikes the ball against Georgia Tech in a 3-1 victory. MENS TENNIS MAX MATTERN Alligator Writer Raised in Alabama, new mens tennis coach Bryan Shelton was instilled with the simple southern values he has kept with him all of his life. I appreciate opening up the door to somebody, Shelton said. I appreciate showing respect to everybody. I like that about the south. I just feel very comfortable in this environment. Shelton played tennis at Georgia Tech for four years and coached the Yellow Jackets womens team for 13 years, which included a national championship in 2007. He left Georgia Tech as the winningest tennis coach in school history. With ties dating back to his college years and the perfect location, only one or two schools could lure Shelton away. Florida was one of those schools I always put at the top of the list, Shelton said with a smile. Shelton believes Florida is one of few programs that can supply him with the assets he needs to build a successful team. Florida enters the year ranked No. 12, but the Gators have not been able to get over the hump the past few years. UF has competed in the NCAA Tournament every year since 1997, but they have not advanced past the Sweet 16 since the 2004-05 campaign. Shelton knows some changes will have to be made for his team to accomplish its goals. Youve got to instill your own values and your own standards into the program, Shelton said. Theres going to be some changes when you have turnover. Junior Mike Alford has already seen the difference with Shelton at the helm. Practices are a little bit different. You know, its kind of exciting to come to practice now, Alford said. The coaches are enthusiastic, and we all like them. The chance to take Floridas program from great to elite was one of the selling points that attracted Shelton to the job. Theres a lot of things that drew me here, Shelton said, Knowing there is opportunity to move this program forward, that were not at the top yet, and that we can make an impact in doing some things that have never been done here before is certainly attractive. Florida competes in the Bedford Cup today through Monday at Linder Stadium. This will be a chance for the team to work on one of Sheltons two goals for this season, which is getting better every day. The second is simple, too: Win the Southeastern Conference championship. We want it all; were greedy. We want championships, Shelton said. Thats our aim, and thats what we are shooting for. Shelton bringing new values, goals to Floridas programSEC play brings physical test Wise said the Gators nonconference opponents, including two top-10 teams, have prepared her squad for league play the more hostile and aggressive part of the season. Smith said competing against conference teams requires an entirely different mindset than playing other schools. The SEC is a really physical conference so were going to see a lot of things we havent seen, the team captain said. Itll definitely be different for some of our younger players that havent experienced that type of animosity before. On the other side of the spectrum, freshman Berkley Whaley is preparing for her first SEC game. The outside hitter from St. Petersburg said she feels prepared for the new challenge. Its going to be a new transition because its the SEC, she said. Its here. This is what weve all dreamed about especially as a freshman. The coaches are all preparing us and the upperclassmen. When were in practice, its such a good environment that I think well carry it into the match. When the Gators travel to Fayetteville, it will be their first true away game of the season. Then Florida will head to Kentucky. The Gators are 32-2 and 44-10 alltime against the Razorbacks and Wildcats, respectively. However, Wise said she expects a challenge, as each team is in its prime with nine combined seniors. Im sure we will be in for a battle, she said. (They) have players who can score points. This is their year with all their returning players. But everybody starts the SEC 0-0. VOLLEY, from page 13 UF V olle yball Florida was one of those schools I always put at the top of the list.Bryan Sheltonmens tennis coach

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JM AP GL MW UF @ TENN (-3) UF UF TENN UF BAMA @ ARK (+21) BAMA BAMA BAMA BAMA USC @ STAN (+8) USC USC USC USC WAKE @ FSU (-28) WAKE WAKE FSU WAKE ND @ MSU (-6) ND ND MSU MSU UT @ MISS (+10.5) UT MISS UT UT BYU @ UTAH (+4) BYU UTAH UTAH UTAH ASU @ MIZZ (-6.5) ASU MIZZ MIZZ MIZZ BH ML JJ JL UF @ TENN (-3) UF UF TENN UF BAMA @ ARK (+21) BAMA BAMA BAMA BAMA USC @ STAN (+8) STAN USC USC USC WAKE @ FSU (-28) FSU FSU WAKE WAKE ND @ MSU (-6) MSU MSU MSU MSU UT @ MISS (+10.5) UT UT UT UT BYU @ UTAH (+4) BYU BYU BYU BYU ASU @ MIZZ (-6.5) MIZZ MIZZ MIZZ ASU Driskel, playing Tennessee on with his feet. His eagerness to extend plays Texas A&M last week. Driskel said. it to the next progression. Thats a lege Station, Texas, Harrison saw a keep the plays alive with his feet like hell have a great season and Contact Adam Pincus at apincus@ alligator.org. ALLIGATOR, Florida defense vs. Tennessee offense Florida offense vs. Tennessee defense TE WR CB RT RG DT C LG NG LT DE OLB MLB OLB FB WR CB QB RB SS FS Jeff Driskel Mike Gillislee Byron Moore Brian Rudolph Quinton Dunbar Justin Hunter Marcus Roberson Jaylen Watkins Lerentee McCray Josh Evans Matt Elam Jon Bostic Neiron Ball Dominique Easley Omar Hunter Sharrif Floyd Jordan Reed Cordarrelle Patterson Hunter Joyer Mychal Rivera Tyler Bray Rajion Neal Frankie Hammond Jr. Ben Bartholomew Marsalis Teague Jacques Smith Maurice Couch Curt Maggitt Daniel McCullers Herman Lathers Darrington Sentimore Prentiss Waggner Chaz Green Antonio Richardson Jon Halapio Dallas Thomas Jonotthan Harrison James Stone James Wilson Zach Fulton Xavier Nixon JaWuan James TE WR CB RT RG DT C LG NT LT DE OLB MLB OLB WR FB CB QB RB SS FS PICKS, from page 13Driskel aiming to make plays with arm FOOTBALL, from page 13 Dont be scared to throw the ball away and live another day.Jeff DriskelUF quarterback MLB A.J. Johnson Antonio Morrison MLB TE Kent Taylor (undisclosed) CB Cody Riggs (foot) LB Ronald Powell (knee) OL Matt Patchan (pectoral) LB Jelani Jenkins (thumb) OUTLB LaTroy Lewis (knee) K George Bullock (leg) OUT QUESTIONABLE QUESTIONABLEWR Alton Howard (foot) LB Curt Maggitt (toe) LB Herman Lathers (shoulder) TE Brendan Downs (patella) LB Christian Harris (knee) PROBABLERB Mike Gillislee (groin) S Josh Evans (shoulder) S DeAnte Saunders (hamstring)

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer The Gators know the impor tance of an early lead. Florida was 4-8 last year when allowing its opponent to allowed opponents to take early The only positive for UF was winning two of those games. scored the opening goal in the senior Erika Tymrak said. fense needs to play smarter and opening moments. The Wildcats have only algressive style similar to that of ALLIGATOR Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff TAYLOR GAINESAlligator Writer arose for the homegrown Floritook advantage of it. tion at the Virginia Military InWhen the University of thing that will certainly help me is set high for Florida after it won championship in the spring. pionship and certainly do well cess that the University of Floripionships. They were picked in any conference championships healthy. ter. That will help them stay teams will compete in their only Dew Invitational at the Mark Spangler bringing new attitude to FloridaSOCCER