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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 33 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida 86 /67 Students undress and run for charity during the 15th Great Underwear Dash. Read the story on page 5. Workshop brings art of Thai fruitand vegetable-carving to GainesvilleIt was held at the Alachua County Library, pg. 8. Pirates play nice with princesses at family-oriented eventThe themed event was held at the Haile Village Bistro, pg 3. UF, British researchers working on test to screen for cancerThe study focuses on DNA markers in blood samples, pg 8. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffCoach Will Muschamp celebrates with a Gator Chomp after Floridas 14-6 upset victory against LSU on Saturday in The Swamp. Unlike the team Muschamp called soft in 2011, UF won with physicality. GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer With every hole Mike Gillislee plowed through and every wouldbe tackler he dodged, the Gators moved closer to re-establishing themselves as one of the best teams in college football. In what was billed as a statement game, No. 10 Florida made its point loudly and clearly in Saturdays 14-6 upset of No. 4 LSU. soft by coach Will Muschamp in 2011. These Gators have a legitimate shot to play for the Southeastern Conference title in Atlanta. Were not soft. No one can call us soft now, quarterback Jeff Driskel said. If we didnt have peoples respect, we gained it today. Were a physical team. The Gators proved that on the ground, rushing for 176 yards and controlling the line of scrimmage. UF ran the ball on 25 consecutive began when Gillislee scored from 12 yards out to put Florida ahead for good with 5:15 remaining in the third quarter. his signature. A year after being ridiculed, the Gators prevailed with physicality. On Sunday, UF vaulted up to No. 4 in the newest AP Poll. Its a big statement, safety Josh Evans said of the win. This is a good spot and a good position were in to open up a lot of eyes to show that were on the rise. During the offseason, Muschamp preached toughness to a team that consistently struggled to close out games on the ground in 2011. Saturdays win validated that emphasis. That was fun, Muschamp said with a sly smile. Its gratifying to me because of the way we lost games last year, quite frankly. I know weve made improvements in Floridas line wore down LSUs vaunted defense, showing the results of offseason work with strength coach Jeff Dillman. Gillislee did the rest, rushing for 146 yards and two scores on 34 carries the most by a Gator since Fred Taylor toted the ball 34 times against Auburn in 1997. BACK ON TOP FLORIDA 14 LSU 6 SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16 THE AGREEMENT WILL IMPROVE FLORIDA FARMWORKERS WAGES. SHELBY WEBBAlligator Staff WriterChipotle agreed to pay a penny more per pound of tomatoes as part of an initiative led by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. The restaurant became the 11th company to sign on to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Fair Food Program on Thursday. The program, which requires all participating businesses to pay a premium to Florida farmworkers, aims to improve workers wages, working conditions and educational opportunities. Victor Yengle, president of Chispas at UF and farmworkers rights activist, said hes thrilled with Chipotles decision. If you talk to a farmworker, you can tell by their voice how much this program has changed their lives, the 23-year-old UF economics senior said. Food Program binds growers to a code of conduct that includes a voice for workers in health and safety issues, worker-to-worker education on the new protections under the code and a complaint resolution procedure. Chipotle has an unmatched track record driving positive change in the nations food better, more sustainable sources for all of the ingredients we use, said Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold in a statement. Contact Shelby Webb at swebb@alligator.org.Chipotle signs tomato agreement with farmworkers coalition ERICA A. HERNANDEZAlligator Contributing WriterA day of celebrations in honor of an achievement seven years in the making concluded Friday night in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. cord 865,000 gifts that contributed to raising more than $1.7 billion $201 million more than the goal that was set at the 2005 launch of the campaign, according to a UF press release. Of the 4,000 donors who were invited to Fridays event, about 700 attended the festivities, themed Because of you. Attendees were served drinks from an open bar and thanked in a 50-minute ceremony that concluded with a UF marching band performance and confetti. than expected, said Al Warrington, campaign donor and UF trustee. We almost stayed home because of the rain, but this was well worth it. UF President Bernie Machen addressed the crowd throughout the event. He welcomed a family whose Florida Tomorrow exceeds goal SEE MONEY, PAGE 4Florida tougher in 2012 Al Warrington

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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 33 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?Gators for Haven Hospice hosts second meeting G4HH provides networking opportunities for hospice volunteers at UF while promoting the goals of Haven Hospice. Attend its second meeting today at 7 p.m. in CSE, Room E119 to find out more about its upcoming volunteer opportunities. Guest speaker Bobbi Knickerbocker, an experienced pre-health adviser, will talk about the timeline of a premed student from freshman year to graduate school and will host a brief Q-and-A session. Visit www.gators4hh.com or email gators4hh@gmail.com. Conservation Biology Club Ecology Meeting Join us on Tuesday at Rinker Hall, Room 220. Speakers will discuss research oppor tunities during most of the meeting. IT Security Awareness Day 2012 Whos creeping around your computer files? Could strangers be reading your texts? Information Technology Security Awareness Day is designed to answer these questions and help make sure your information is as safe as possible. ITSA Day will take place Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Along with various presentations, one of the days main events is a Capture the Flag competition. Computer experts and programmers will attempt to attack and defend computers using software and network structures. Everyone is welcome to enter prizes include iPads, laptops and flip cams. For more information, visit www.itsa.ufl.edu/. Creation Delusion? Faith, Reason, and Earth History Was the world created? What about archaeology and geology? Join us at the Ocora at Pugh Hall on Wednesday through Friday at 7 p.m. for a discussion with Art Chadwick, Ph.D. A differ ent seminar will be presented each night. This event is free and open to the public. Chadwick obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Miami in 1969 and is currently a research professor of biology and geology at Southwestern Adventist University. He is presently engaged in directing the excavation of one of the largest dinosaur sites in the world. For more information, visit acmuf.org or facebook.com/acmuf. The Veterans Day Fisher House 5K is back The Gainesville Fisher House will host the Veterans Day Fisher House 5K as the finale to UFs Homecoming weekend Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. on the Commuter Lot. Register at www.active.com/running/ gainesville-fl/veterans-dayfisher-house-5k-2012. For more information, contact Barry Murphy at 352-3761611, ext. 4499. Gainesville Fighting Game Community Interested in playing fighting games competitively and casually? The Gainesville Fighting Game Community plays all the current fighting games: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Persona 4 Arena and Street Fighter IV: AE. The group is interested in having more people to play and compete with. If you are interested in fighting games or want some competition, join the group on Facebook. For more details on meetings and events, visit www.facebook.com/ groups/266917783328408/. Asthma study If you are an AfricanAmerican between ages 18 and 75 and have been diagnosed with asthma for more than a year, you may be eligible to be part of a research study at UF. Enroll at Eastside Community Practice through December 2012. If youre interested, please call Cheri Knecht at 352-219-7366. 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. Coalition of Immokalee Workers hosting farmwork er immersion trip A group of UF students and Gainesville residents will travel to Immokalee, Fla., from Friday to Saturday to participate in a farmworker immersion trip sponsored by the Gainesville Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice and the universitys Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures. Hosted by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, the trip will offer participants the opportunity to learn more about farmworkers work conditions, fair-food organizing, and consumers impact on the struggle for fair food. Ten spots are still available for individuals who would like to attend. The cost is $20 per person, which will cover food and gas expenses. Those inter ested must contact Dr. Eric Castillo, the institutes director, as soon as possible. Car owners willing to drive will be reimbursed for gas. For more information, er icc@multicultural.ufl.edu. American Pharmacists Month Join APhA-ASP and other pharmacy students around the country to celebrate American Pharmacists Month during October. As medication experts, phar macists have become a vital part of the health care process and are involved in medication therapy management, improvement of patients quality of life and overall health care cost reduction. Celebrate and learn more about pharmacy at the APhA-ASP at www. pharmacist.com. Latina Womens League offers free English classes The Latina Womens League is offering free English classes to anyone in the community who would like to practice conversational English in small groups led by a facilitator. The classes are Tuesdays through Nov. 13 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Email info@latinawomensleague.org, or call Ileana at 352-262-6601 for more information.PARTLY CLOUDY 86/66 SUNNY 86/64 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/64 PARTLY CLOUDY 85/65 THUNDER STORMS 86/67 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 TATILA BROCKAlligator Contributing WriterA girl is never too old to be a princess, but maybe shed rather be a pirate. At a tea party Saturday at Haile Village Bistro, children and adults alike were able to play dress up at a princessand pirate-themed event. The tea was part of a themed event series hosted by the bistro. The restaurant hosts a formal English tea party About a dozen children sipped tea and munched on sandwiches crusts cut off at the bistro, while a performer sang Disney songs. We thought it would be fun to do something with the children, said Jayne Yazdi, 52, co-owner of the restaurant. She said the restaurant held a princess-themed tea over the summer, and the pirate theme was added so the boys would want to participate. Angela MacKenzie, a 10-year-old Newberry resident, came to the tea in a long, white button-down shirt and a black, gold-brimmed pirate hat. Her sister, 4-year-old Marybeth, wore a I like the chocolate sandwiches, Angela said, smiling. Joe MacKenzie, Angela and Marybeths dad, said the tea was a nice event to attend with his daughters. Families gathered around tables, some covered with blue and white teapots. When the event wrapped up, the little ones were carried out in their parents arms and bistro staff handed out small white gift boxes. This is exactly what I wanted, Yazdi said. To see all the people dressed up and the families come out together thats what its all about. Oct. 11, 1965: Graham Area hosted its annual Playboy party. The tradition started during Fall 1962. August Schildbach, president of the Graham Area Council at the time, expected 2,000 students to attend. The party costs, which were covered by admission receipts, totaled about $500 and included Playboy souvenirs such as cigars, transistor radios, beer mugs and sweatshirts. Oct. 9, 1979: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Amtrak shut down three train routes passing through Florida because of their failure to meet federal regulations. After more than a week of court arguments, President Jimmy Carter signed a law that required at least 150 passengers on each train run. The Courts decision eliminated routes that because of such low ridership were money-losers. Oct. 10, 1979: Gainesville city commissioners agreed to eliminate a city ordinance that made it a rule for businesses downtown to provide parking spots for customers. However, the ordinance also forced businesses to add parking when a business opened or expanded. It was revoked in an effort to boost downtown development. Oct. 8, 1990: Students unknowingly bought stolen football tickets for the UF vs. LSU game on Oct. seats were taken. Angie Tipton, UPD spokeswoman at the time, said about 370 tickets were stolen from MARJORIE NUNEZKristi Camara / AlligatorTwo-year-old Sydney Partain dressed as a princess and enjoyed tea and sandwiches at Haile Village Bistros second Princess and Pirates Tea Party on Saturday. Pirates play nice with princesses at family-oriented tea party We thought it would be fun to do something with the children.Jayne Yazdico-owner of Haile Village Bistro

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KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterFor Lochlin Cravey, showing school spirit meant camping out next to Emerson Alumni Hall with pillows and blankets, lining up for a pancake breakfast and scoring a coveted BEAT LSU T-shirt Friday morning. The wait, the 18-year-old exploratory freshman said, was well worth it. Cravey was also front-and-center for an event celebrating the $46 million raised for UF President Bernie Machens Florida Opportunity Scholars program. Lines of students wound around the building and down University Avenue as students waited for the 9:30 a.m. breakfast of pancakes, bacon, eggs and orange juice. Although they arrived an hour before breakfast, biology freshman Yash Desai and journalism and psychology freshman Jeremy Minaya were stuck at the back of the line. dent about getting shirts. Emily Astrom, an 18-year-old mathematics freshman, said she waited for about 30 minutes, but said she didnt mind it the T-shirt and breakfast were worth it. Its insane, but its awesome, she said. Tables with orange-and-blue tablecloths were set up throughout the alumni hall courtyard. Albert the Alligator danced with students as Gangnam Style blared, hyping them up for Saturdays match against Louisiana State University. During breakfast, Machen spoke with students and donors, thanking them for raising money for the scholarship program. He said the money is used to pay tuition and living expenses for students whose families earn less than to go to college. Machens wife, Chris, said the states best public university should have the best students, regardless of their ability to pay. After the event, some students still in pajamas left carrying sleeping bags with BEAT T-shirts slung over their shoulders. Morgan Cardon, an 18-year-old applied physiology and kinesiology freshman, said she didnt expect so many people to show up to the event. Im glad I stayed over, Cardon said. 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012Lauren Troncoso / AlligatorUF president Bernie Machen speaks to students about the Florida Opportunity Scholars Program during the BEAT LSU T-shirt giveaway at Emerson Alumni Hall on Friday morning. C AMPUSPancake breakfast celebrates scholarship program CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator WriterGainesville Police arrested a political candidates son on Saturday afternoon for allegedly resisting arrest. Police arrested Tyler Mar lin Yoho, 22, of 8209 SW 95th with his friend and resisted according to a GPD arrest report. Tyler Yoho is the son of Ted Yoho, a Republican candidate from Gainesville who is running for Floridas District 3 seat in the upcoming Nov. 6 general election. Police gave the following account: At about 3:30 p.m. Satur to a call about Tyler Yoho fighting with his friend in the 1900 block of Northwest First Avenue. When rived at the scene, a crowd formed, and Yoho tried to incite the audience by yelling and cursing Yoho, who kept going after his friend. Police issued Yoho a notice to appear for disorderly conduct and ordered him to leave. Yoho refused and tried to pump up the crowd again. He also bowed up chest and acting like he was hos wrist and told him he was under arrest, but Yoho pulled away and curled his arms close to his chest. When police tried to subdue Yoho, they fell onto the side of a police car, breaking the outside mirror and denting the cars front right panel. Yoho was arrested and booked into Alachua County Jail at about 4:30 p.m. He was released later that night, at 10:28 p.m. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org.Yohos son arrested following drunken PANERAS GOAL THIS YEAR IS TO RAISE $5,000 FOR THE CAUSE. NATANYA SPIESAlligator Contributing WriterGator fans were decked out in orange and blue this weekend, but some Panera Bread customers were thinking pink. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, pink balloons and streamers and employees wearing pink hats set the scene as the bakery-cafe sold ribbon-shaped bagels for the Panera Friday. One hundred percent of the proceeds from every Pink Ribbon Bagel sold at Panera Bread locations in Gainesville and Ocala that day will be donated to Shands at UF for womens cancer research. By Friday morning, 900 customers pre-ordered bagels from the Panera Bread on Archer Road, said Megan Sones, a Panera Bread mar keting coordinator. Lindy Brounley, communications director of UF Shands Cancer Center, said she bought two dozen When she walked into the Archer Road location that morning, she said many of the orders were lined up on the counter. The place was packed, Brounley said. We had a line of people going from the front counter and curling all the way back to where the eating area was. vored bagel was designed especially for the cause, Sones said, and the ribbon-shaped dough included dried cherries, dried cranberries, vanilla chips and honey. Its making my mouth water just thinking about it, Brounley said. It is so delicious. Sones said Panera Goes Pink is a national campaign. Each franchise has a different local partner in or der to directly see the results of the fundraising. Thats why we partnered with Shands, Sones said. We want to directly impact the areas we are located in. Jillian Connolly, an 18-year-old mechanical engineering freshman, said the fact that Panera Bread donates 100 percent of the proceeds makes the campaign unique. It really makes a statement that they really want to help the situation, Connolly said. You might be able to see the results right where we are, right here in Gainesville. That might encourage people to help out more. What Im hoping is that the bulk of the bagel sales will actually be from our own people, Brounley said. This is the third year Panera Bread has partnered with Shands. Last year, they raised about $4,500, and their goal for this year is $5,000, Sones said. Fridays total was not available at press time. Donation boxes will be on the counters of Panera Bread bakerycafes in Gainesville and Ocala throughout October. At the end of the month, Panera Bread will match the total amount of donations. research including breast cancer, ovarian cancer and cervical cancer. I think its been a wonderful success, Brounley said. We at UF and Shands really appreciate the fact that a big company like Panera Bread would make a special effort to raise money on behalf of our research.Panera Bread rolls in the dough for cancer researchThe $10 million donation will fund 250 new scholarsson and daughter both suffer from multiple sclerosis but were able to walk again after receiving treatment at Shands at UF. Soon after, it was announced that an anonymous $10 million donation had been made and that the donors requested the scholarship program be renamed the Ber nie and Chris Machen Opportunity Scholars Program. I knew this was coming, Machen said. The donation will fund 250 new Florida Opportunity Scholarships. Machen said that the campaign also helped fund the construction of a new medical education building. We are so proud because of what this means we can do, Machen said. The campaign has increased UFs endowment from $836 million to $1.3 billion, which has allowed for the creation of 100 new endowed faculty positions, according to a press release from UF. This is the third fundraising campaign UF has completed. Warrington said he believes its UFs most successful yet. After the confetti had settled and the glass to the crowd. I toast to all of you because of you, he said. MONEY, from page 1 Its making my mouth water just thinking about it.Lindy Brounleycommunications director of UF Shands Cancer CenterY oho I toast to all of you because of you.Bernie MachenUF president

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THE WORKSHOP WAS HELD AT THE ALACHUA COUNTY LIBRARY. DANIELLE BOYDAlligator Contributing WriterPam Maneeratana uses fruits and vegetables as her canvases. Kae-Sa-Luk, the Thai art of carving fruits and vegetables, was the only way she knew to make money when she moved to the United States 33 years ago. I learned cooking, cleaning and sewing. I dont think they ever taught me math, said Pam Maneeratana, a Kae-Sa-Luk master. Maneeratana taught a workshop to about eight people at the Alachua County Headquarters Library on Saturday. Travis Fristoe, the Alachua County Library District programming liaison, said Maneeratana was unique, her resume was stellar and there were no questions about her abilities. Shes an ideal guest, and we are lucky to have her here, Fristoe said. Maneeratana teaches a variety of people bles by picturing an image and working with a knife. You will never look at a produce stand the same again, she said. Maneeratana said she never makes anything traditional. She began learning to carve in middle school, where women were forced to learn it, she said. I was a very bad student, she said. After I passed the class, I never touched a knife again until I moved to the United States when I was 28. Carving was a start in this country, but it was different. This time, carving gave me peace. kins with different shapes or that look unusual. She said carving is like meditation. You focus and concentrate really hard on one thing or one fruit or vegetable at a time. Its relaxing, she said. You want to concentrate with your knife and feel every time it goes through. Maneeratana said beginners should use a variety of fruits and vegetables and keep their natural colors and textures. ever you force yourself to make it perfect, you ruin it. Do things by nature have a free spir it, she said. when creating carved art. If something goes wrong, remember its just a vegetable. But if you are reluctant, you will ruin it. Maneeratana said she began carving the cheapest fruits and vegetables and after some time just became interested in what each one had inside. You have to know your fruits and vegetables, she said. Maneeratanas book, Messages Found with the Carving Knife, is available for checkout at the Alachua County Library. The book shows a variety of fruit and vegetable designs paired with philosophical quotes that correlate to how Maneeratana feels while she creates her art. Amelia Lugones, 9, said Maneeratana made her feel inspired to try the art. I dont know what design Ill do, but I will check out her book, Lugones said. MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Ryan Jones / AlligatorKae-Sa-Luk master Pam Maneeratana, 60, shows off her book during a carving demonstration at the Alachua County Headquarters Library on Saturday. Workshop brings Thai fruitand veggie-carving art to Gainesville KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing WriterSasha Gonzalez ran down University Avenue across from Midtown wearing nothing but her underwear twice before, but she said the third time was still weird. Guys in button downs and girls in heels gawked from outside the strips clubs and bars as Gonzalez and a few hundred other runners sprinted across UFs campus and down University Avenue wearing garments like bras, boy shorts and boxers Friday night as part of the 15th Great Underwear Dash. Gonzalez, a 20-year-old political science junior who wore a cheetah-patterned bra, said the experience is always unique. You get to run around in your underwear you dont get to do this any other day, she said. Gonzalez said this years run looked a little emptier than previous runs, though. More than 950 people responded on Facebook that they would attend the event, but the turnout looked to be less than half that number. Runners wearing Mardi Gras beads, cardboard boxes, Superman ensembles, bedazand military boots arrived on Turlington Plaza and stripped down to their underwear, tossing clothing in a pile on the middle of the plaza. The clothes, gathered in 24 trash bags, were donated to St. Francis House, a Gainesville homeless shelter and soup kitchen. Runners cheeks bounced as they tore down University Avenue across from Midtown. Cars honked and students came out of Buckman Hall to watch the procession. Zak Bedell, a 20-year-old civil engineering junior, ran in pink-and-white-striped boxer shorts while juggling. He said hes been participating in the event every Fall and Spring since a friend invited him freshman year. Its a good cause, he said. Plus its really fun to say youve ran around campus juggling glowing balls in your underwear.Students undress for charity AUDREYANNA LOGUERREAlligator Contributing WriterHigh school students are drinking and driving less because of educational programs. From 1991 to 2011, the number of high school teenagers aged 16 and older who drink and drive decreased by 54 percent, according to a study released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC analyzed data from the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which asked high school students if they drove a vehicle after drinking alcohol one or more times during the 30 days before the survey. tor for Mothers Against Drunk Driving Northeast Florida, said the numbers are declining because of media campaigns and educational programs such as Power of Parents and Power of You(th). Danielle Branciforte, state coor dinator for Florida Students Against Destructive Decisions, said parents sions teens make. Parents should set an example for their children and help them under stand why its illegal for them to drink under 21, she said. cant decrease, the study shows there are about one million teens who continue to drink and drive. The power resides in the hands of each teen, she said, and I have faith in them that theyll make the right decisions.Students drink and drive less You get to run around in your under wear you dont get to do this any other day.Sasha Gonzalezpolitical science junior

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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, OCTOBER 8, 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 352-376-4458.114 TOTAL VOTES48% YES 52% NOFridays question: Do you pirate music? Todays question: Did you run in the Great Underwear Dash? Big Bird What last weeks debate really meantT Apple continues to control consumersL Anayo Ordu is an advertising sophomore. Her column appears on Tuesdays.Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Anayo Orduopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Letter to the EditorEditors Note: This letter is in reference to a story that ran in the Sept. 25 edition of the Alligator titled Gainesville Youth Baseballs parent-run board faces setbacks. Dave Mitchell, a main source in the story, gave a false name to the reporter and When the reporter contacted one of the leagues board members, she refused to further explain the situation and didnt deny the notes the reporter read to her over the phone. Once the facts of Mitchells identity and criminal background came to light, the Alligator removed the story from its website and printed a retraction. The Alligator deeply regrets the inaccuracies in the original story. Dear Editor, It is a shame that I have write to you in regards to an article which ran in the Alligator on Sept. 25, both in the print and the online versions. I have been an avid reader of the Alligator for a number of years, and I have to honestly say that I am very disappointed on many levels with that article. There are obvious indications of lack of factchecking and research. The writing style is just all over the place with no real theme to the article. I am appreciative that the article was removed, and a correction ran the next day, after fact-checking too little, too late. young baseball player at bat, was very descriptive and was indeed well-written. That, unfortunately, is where the accuracy of what was reported ends. I can say that the author of the article did not bother to contact me in order to research her article. I am not only a founding board member of the league, but I am also the acting president. I believe that my input would not only have proved insightful but was also mandatory in your staffs protocol in preparing an informative and accurate article. The article is based on representations or misrepresentations of a gentleman by the name of Dave Mitchell who has two children in the youth baseball league. I assure you 100 percent that there is no such person associated with the league by the name of Dave Mitchell. After the article was published, I contacted the staff writer and editor as to the contents of the story. The staff writer assured me that the person she interviewed insisted he was Dave Mitchell, and she stated that he even spelled his name twice for her. The person that she was refer ring to was a gentleman by the name of Dave Mitchum who was involved in the league as a parent of players who played for an independent organization know as the Gainesville Cobras. Had the staff writer had the real name of her source she could have Googled him as part of her research. The Gainesville Cobras is Mr. Mitchums orgaGainesville Cobras registered for the Spring 2012 season with Gainesville Youth Baseball at a reduced fee, due to the fact that they were already organized and had uniYouth Baseball is that the registration fee covers a full uniform for the children. However, Mr. Mitchum charged each individual parent a rate higher than what the league The article stated some parents and coaches have complained of mismanagement. I have not received any complaints of mismanagement. There was a direct quote from Mr. Mitchell (sic) in regards to ... games canceled the day of with no prior warning. Theyve changed our game times. Well show up and the other team tells us we forfeited. If you have the opportunity to speak with any other league in our district of the Babe Ruth League out that game time changes and rescheduling happen teams may not be able to fully participate due to school function scheduling that occurs well into the season, after the game schedule is created. This is not unusual. Mr. Mitchum should be well aware of this, as parents have complained that his travel teams have had tournaments canceled at the last moment. These parents are more upset of a prepaid tournament fee. As to being told that they forfeited, I am not quite sure to what that refers. Is that the mismanagement spoken about? Was it mismanagement when the parents of that Cobras team were asked to volunteer operating the leagues concession stand, and they would not? Jason Upshaw, a coach of the Cobras, was quoted saying that [p]arents are taking their kids and money and going other places. Where? To the Cobras to pay high dues and rarely play games? The league is pleased to say that there are seven teams this fall. In light of competition with the start of new school ventures and other sporting seasons such as football, basketball and cheerleading, we are very pleased with that number. I cannot speak as to the quotes from Michelle Park, assistant director of the citys Park and Recreation Department. I can tell you that when the funding for youth athletics was reduced in the summer of 2010, a group of parents was approached to run the league under the citys sponsorship. This sponsorship included a facilities agreeparks. As for the Gainesville Cobras being in the league for the past few years and leaving because of trouble in the league, they werent. Dave Mitchum formed the team without any motivation whatsoever except how he can Gainesville Cobras, i.e., Dave Mitchum, is concerned. He needs a place to practice for no cost. Fine, practice to your system. There are plenty of alternatives available to his group. Oh, I get it. The mismanagement is the fact that Mr. gratis for the operation of his business, since our season has commenced. Maybe that is why he got so upset at league teams practice. As for the alleged text, did the staff writer actually see this text? I doubt it. I have seen it, and there was no threat to contact the police. Honestly, I am not surprised the police werent called after Mr. Mitchum caused a scene in front of parents and especially the children, being extremely aggressive in confronting Clark. She said nothing during this tirade. There was no reason this article could not have been thoroughly researched and fact-checked. Was there really such a pressing deadline? What really was the newsworthiness of this article? You are so concerned with facing setbacks. What about the strides that were made in this young, parent-run league? What about the care for the community in providing a safe environment for children to participate in organized sports? Did you know Gainesville Youth Baseball extends full and partial scholarship for those members of the community who are less-fortunate? Probably not. I did not realize that the Alligator strove to be in the ranks of The National Enquirer. Certainly, with pieces written like this, that is where it is headed. Mark Simonelli president Gainesville Youth Baseball If Moiss Reyes really believes that Americas oil and natural gas companies are evil, there are some concrete steps he could take and encourage his readers to take to reduce the amount of money these greedy-driven corporations earn. He could start off by selling his vehicle and walking or biking everywhere, so he wont have to use any of the fuel these companies produce. He could say no to long-distance travel on airplanes, buses or trains. He could turn off his air conditioner in his home, so he wont use any of the natural-gas generated electricity these companies provide him. He could give up consuming cooked food, and refrigeration, for that matter, and cease wearing clothes and he could turn all electronic equipment made from materials derived from oil or natural gas. He could suggest to the millions of American retirees with 401Ks, IRAs and other retirement plans to tighten their belts, rather than bank on those investment returns. He could tell the federal government it should make do without the more than $86 million a day it collects from oil and 9.2 million Americans whose jobs are supported by the oil and natural gas industry to join the already-too-long line of unemployed Americans. All these suggestions may sound facetious, but each one points to the fact that Americas oil and natural gas industry is providing Americans the energy they need to live the lives they want to live. Its providing muchneeded revenue to governments and valuable jobs to millions of Americans, and it is helping make our nation more energy-secure with each passing day. David Mica CAE, FDPL executive director Florida Petroleum Council, a division of the American Petroleum InstituteLetter to the Editor

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8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012Aundre Larrow / Alligator Staff JEWEL MIDELISAlligator Contributing WriterResearchers at UF and at a British university are trying to create a way to use blood tests to screen for breast cancer rather than using traditional mammograms. While the researchers are working independently, their goals are similar. The studies focus on comparing DNA markers in blood samples to detect early signs of breast cancer. Dr. Coy Heldermon, a UF medical oncologist, said a blood test could be a much better option than the current screening methods because it would give a clearer, less invasive reading. I think that mammography is the best weve got, but its not good enough, Heldermon said. If a blood test could be developed greatly improve our ability to screen. The study will be done by comparing proteins in blood samples from people who have cancer and people who do not. This is a method that is being pursued in a number of cancers, he said. Researchers at the University of Leicester are also working on creating a blood test to screen for breast cancer and are about to start clinical trials, Dr. Jacqui Shaw, study principal investigator at the University of Leicester, wrote in an email. The Cancer Research UK charity is fundShe said she has received several comments from women who were excited about the possible option and said theyd prefer the blood test to a mammogram. She said the study will be done by using blood samples from 500 women to compare DNA markers. said she wishes this type of screening method had existed when her grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her grandmother recovered but the process was rough, she said. My grandma was 45 when she found out, but if she would have known sooner, maybe the result didnt have to be so drastic, the 19-year-old said. Ladner said she hopes researchers can target the disease at any earlier stage. I think it would be amazing and so helpful for a lot of women, she said.UF, British researchers working on blood test to screen for cancer CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator WriterWith one of the biggest SEC matchups thus far, police managed thousands of Tigers and Gators fans as they packed Ben day for the UF-Louisiana State University football game. This weeks game saw a spike in ejection and arrest numbers compared to the previous two home games this season. On Saturday, police ejected 108 people from the game, 38 of whom were UF students, according to a UPD news release. Police kicked out 27 people for alcohol possession and 21 others for public intoxication. Of the 27 people ejected for alcohol possession, 25 received civil citations. ple from the stadium for possession of marijuana and issued a sworn complaint for someone arm into the stadium. Police arrested six people during the game, one of them a UF student. Out of the six arrests, four were for trespassing, one for domestic battery and another for resisting arrest, according to the release. The next home game will be on Oct. 20. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org.UF, LSU game arrests SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WriterThe Election Commission ruled Sunday that both the Students Party and the Swamp Party did not commit any campaign violations. The commission heard one complaint submitted by the Swamp Party and three by the Students Party, which were heard together. complaint against the Students Party president, Sen. Ford Dwyer, for campaigning during three Student Senate meetings, which violates election codes. Sen. Truman Williams, who represented the Swamp Party, said Dwyer was campaigning when he discussed his referendum asking students to change the name of the Reitz Union. Although Dwyer spoke during a public session, Williams argued that Dwyer was acting as a senator on behalf of his party, not as an individual. I think his intent [was] very clear, and I think his party [was] supporting his intent, Williams said. However, Christian Chessman, who represented the Students Party, said neither party had the referendum on its platform. The court unanimously ruled that Dwyer was acting as an individual. Im not going to agree we can tell a senator or anybody from either party theyre restricted from talking about a referendum they are doing on their own, said Election Commission chairman Wes Stephens. The commission also unanimously agreed that no violation occurred regarding the Students Party complaint about Swamp Party signs. the commission had ordered a cease and desist, which Chessman said the Swamp Party violated because the signs were still around Wednesday evening. However, there was no deadline on when the signs had to be removed. The Students Party was concerned about the signs being left unattended. These kinds of signs at campus, constitute irreparable harm, Chessman said. The commission decided that the signs were more like banners, which can be left unattended but need approval from the university and the supervisor of elections. Williams said once the party was aware of the cease and desist, it made an effort to remove the signs. Chessman said he plans to appeal the decision to the UF Supreme Court. Williams did not comment on the rulings after the hearing. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org.Campaign violations dismissed JENNA LYONSAlligator Contributing WriterInnovation Square is still being built, but it already secured two state awards for cutting-edge thinking. The Florida Redevelopment Association awarded the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency two awards for its work on Innovation Square: one for best innovative concept and one for one of the best urban redevelopment projects in the state, according to a press release. Innovation Square, located about two blocks from UF, is a 40-acre area dedicated to developing research building in Innovation Square, Florida Innovation Hub at UF, is as an incubator for startup companies. Were going to support entrepreneurship and creativity in our community, said Ed Poppell, director of economic development at Innovation Square. The Square could eventually have 5.5 million square feet of businesses, academic environments and apartments. Carol Westmoreland, executive director of the Florida Redevelopment Association, said a lot of people arent aware of how much work the city put into developing Innovation Square. The award committee selected the agency out of about 60 other entries. Kelly Huard Fisher, interim director for the Community Redevelopment Agency, said it began laying the groundwork for Innovation Square about two years ago. Gainesville Regional Utilities, Shands at UF and private companies are working with the agency on the plan. What sets the whole initiative apart is the level of collaboration and planning, Fisher said. You really dont see all these kinds of entities get together. Westmoreland agreed, saying the partnerships have made the project possible. Its really a beautiful thing in my book, she said. Square wins two awardsThe study focuses on DNA markers in bloodSTUDENT GOVERNMENTDwyer

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 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 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 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 10-11-23-1 The CourtyardsSteps to University of Florida. All inclusive dormitory housing w/pvt individual suites. Starting at $399. 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 2/2 POLOS SPECIAL for $799/month! OFFER ENDS: Next 5 leases!! Mention this ad for $0 move in fees!! 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 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 10-31-12-46-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700. Please call Ketty 305332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 10-10-1276-2 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 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. 10-8-12-30-2 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 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 10-10-12-30-2 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 11-9-48-2 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 starting at $1250 (1 unit left). Free Hi-Speed internet. Parking avail. 328 NW 14th Street 352-872-4644 www.upperwestsideuf.com 12-5-12-60-2 1BR/1.5BA LOFT APT Fully remodeled. Sparrow condo. Minimum 1 year lease. Adult or grad student. No pets. $575/mo + 2 mos sec dep in advance. Available immediately 352-339-4600 1019-12-20-2 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 10-22-12-20-2 LARGE 2BR/2BA HOUSEw/ WD hook-up. Close to UF. 1103 NW 4th St. $775/mo + $300 sec. Pets ok. Call 352332-8481 or 352-359-1644 10-23-12-20-2 Rooms available. 4bd/4bth. ready now.$250 per month plus util. near UF on bus route. pool,gym,sports.Call 561-441-0700 10-1812-10-2 AVAILABLE NOW!Nice 1BR/1BA apt. Close to campus & convenient to everything. $385/mo. Call Richard 371-4367 10-12-5-2 NEWLY REMODELED 12 X 60 MOBILE HOME 2BR/1BA, appliances included. Conveneint to UF. $500/ mo. 2840 SE 15th Ave. 386-755-7113, roywendy@att.net 10-12-5-2 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! 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 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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10, ALLIGATOR 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. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-5-12-71-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 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 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 12-5-12-71-11 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 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 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 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 $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-5-71-13 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-71-13 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. 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

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ALLIGATOR 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 10-19-12-71-13 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 University of Florida Nutrition Study Are you a full-time undergraduate student at the University of Florida who is 18 years of age or older, taking at least 1 final exam during the fall semester and in good overall health? If so, the University of Florida Food Science and Human Nutrition Department is conducting a 6 week study to determine if probiotics have a positive impact on human health. 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MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Poll QuestionWhat is your opinion of Floridas No. 4 ranking in the latest AP Poll? Vote online at alligatorSports.org.Ziva Receks slow start left UF in an 0-2 hole, but she and the Gators turned things around in Sundays win. See story, page 15. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffSafety Matt Elam drops into coverage during Floridas 14-6 win against LSU on Saturday FLORIDA HELD LSU TO 42 YARDS RUSHING IN SATURDAYS WIN. JOSH JURNOVOY Alligator Staff Writer The Florida defense believed its 2011 performance at LSU was an aberration. A year after allowing LSU to run for 238 yards on 49 carries in a 41-11 loss, the Gators held the Tigers to just 42 yards on 25 rushes in Saturdays 14-6 win in The Swamp. We had a chip on our shoulder from last year, safety Josh Evans said. We knew that wasnt our ball last year. Were a better team this year. Saturdays game marked the third time in coach Will Muschamps tenure that the Gators forced three or more turnovers. The most important takeaway came in the third quarter after UF had built a 7-6 lead. LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger connected with receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on a deep ball down the right sideline for 56 yards to Floridas 23-yard line. Gators safety Matt Elam ripped the ball from Beckham as the two fell to the Beckham was down. Muschamp challenged the call, and it was overturned and ruled a fumble with possession going to the Gators. The ensuing drive ended with a 12-yard touchdown run from Mike Gillislee that put Florida ahead 14-6. It was all instincts, Elam said of the forced fumble. It was all playmaking. It was just great effort. Thats all it was. Thats all I could call it. The Tigers most successful drive was their opening possession. They went 64 from Drew Alleman. Jon Bostics personal foul after a 1-yard run from Spencer Ware helped the Tigers out of a second-and-17 bind. The Gators defense clamped down consecutive three-and-outs. The Tigers only accumulated 9 yards during that span. Dan Quinn and the defensive staff did a fabulous job, Muschamp said. We played well at the point of attack up front. UF defense dominates, bounces back from 2011 loss to LSU JOE MORGAN Alligator Staff Writer against LSU on Saturday. However, he quickly returned to the sidelines. The junior weakside linebacker, who was playing with a cast on his fractured right thumb, suffered a left hamstring injury against the Tigers and exited the game during the second quarter. He did not return. He was running out there on that perimeter run on [LSUs] sideline and tweaked it a little bit, Gators coach Will Muschamp said. We expect him possibly back within two to three days. Ill know more Monday. Jenkins, who injured his right thumb during Floridas 20-17 win against Texas A&M on Sept. 8, underwent surgery on Sept. 10. He missed UFs wins against Tennessee and Kentucky. Gators safety DeAnte Saunders left the half, but he returned and made an impact against the Tigers. Saunders recorded two tackles and a fumble recovery on Saturday. UF released an update on the condition of Ronald Powells rehabilitation from an ACL tear in his left knee. Powell had a revision on his previously reconstructed ACL. Muschamp said Powells second surgery served mainly to clean up the juniors knee and will not force Powell to restart rehab. Muschamp is expected to release another update on Monday. Driskel has quiet day: Florida gained 237 yards of total offense against LSU. Only 61 yards came courtesy of Jeff Driskels arm. It was lowest total by a UF quarterback in a single game since at least 1996. On Saturday, the sophomore signal caller completed 8 of 12 attempts, which were After return, junior injured again THE ADAM BOMB As Will Muschamp jogged known for his piercing stares let out a smile. His team did it. The team he called defense look ordinary. At least for a half. After both defenses held the offenses to a combined 128 yards in the LSU offensively and defensively on the line of scrimmage during the last two quarters. When it was over, there wasnt any doubt the Gators were the stronger Stadium. After getting blown out by the Tigers in 2011, UF outgained LSU on the ground 176 yards to 42 and ran the football 58 times. LSU had 50 total offensive snaps. Florida, now ranked No. 4, belongs among the Southeastern Conference heavyweights. The noise the Gators part to a loud assistant coach who looks as if he should be the one making the tackles. Strength coach Jeff Dillman, who arrived in January from the IMG Performance Institute in Bradenton, has brought more toughness to UF. Alabama, South Carolina and Georgia: Its time to take notice. Dillman instituted an Olympicstyle lifting program, turning UF into the physical team Muschamp envisioned when he came to Florida in December of 2010. Hes crazy, redshirt senior left guard James Wilson said about Dillmans attitude during halftime on Saturday. He said, Thats why we play four, gentlemen. Thats why we play four. Thats what our whole motto is. Dillmans persona has rubbed off Strength coach key to winSEE DEFENSE, PAGE 14Powell SEE NOTES, PAGE 14 SEE ADAM, PAGE 14 Dan Quinn and the defensive staff did a fabulous job.Will MuschampUF coachPoll ResultsWhat unit is the biggest key to UF upsetting LSU on Saturday? 40% RUN OFFENSE 39% RUN DEFENSE 13% PASS OFFENSE 3% PASS DEFENSE 5% SPECIAL TEAMS104 total votes Adam Pincustwitter: @pincus_adam

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Driskel has quiet day, throws for only 61 yards in Gators winboth season lows. Obviously, [my] stats, theyre not the best stats, Driskel said. But the only stat that matters is the win. During the second half, Driskel threw only four passes. offensive snaps, including every play in the fourth quarter. If youre running the ball like that, why do anything else? Driskel said. While the Oviedo native did not do much on Saturday, he made several mistakes. Driskel held onto the football too long on certain occasions, including a crucial second-quarter fumble that gave LSU possession on UFs 7-yard line. Fortunately for Driskel, the Gators defense held, and the Tigers only managed A good defense and a good run game [are] a quarterbacks best friend, Driskel said. Luckily for me, we have both. Clutch Christy: Kyle Christy was the Saturday. Christy had three of his four punts spotted drives, the Tigers went three and out, racking up just 14 yards on nine plays. For the game, Christy had seven punts for 344 yards and a touchback. His long The Swamp: Muschamp said the sixthlargest crowd in school history played a set win against fourth-ranked LSU. Stadium. It was alive in there tonight, Muschamp said. Theres no question our fans made a difference in that football game. They energized our football team. Said safety Josh Evans: Its probably the loudest Ive ever heard [the UF crowd] helped us out there. The more juice they had, energy they had, motivated us even more to go out there and play my hardest for them. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. NOTES, from page 13 14, ALLIGATOR David Carr / Alligator StaffKyle Christy (4) punts in UFs 14-6 victory against LSU on Saturday in The Swamp. Christy David Carr / Alligator Staff on the Gators. UF has erased three Floridas defense got stronger as the game wore on. After LSU scored possessions in the second half, and each ended in a punt or a fumble. The last defense to control the trenches against LSU was Alabama, the team that has won two of the last three national titles. LSU mustered ship Game. Senior running back Mike Gillislee carried the football a career-high 34 came in the second half. He scored his two touchdowns virtually untouched. I felt like I was getting stronger, Gillislee said. It comes a lot from coach Dillman and the strength and conditioning and the training. Keep This isnt the same UF team that was decimated by injuries last seaduring SEC games. UF is the only FBS team this season that has held its opponents scoreless in the fourth quarter. Florida hasnt been this dominant UF won two national championships as strength coach. He left after last season to work with Urban Meyer at Ohio State. With Muschamps insistence on running the ball from under center, the Gators needed to increase their physicality, regardless of who the strength coach was. So far, so good. It was very evident on the footphysical football team that had good endurance against an outstanding, athletic bunch, especially on the defensive side of the ball, Muschamp said. Credit [Dillman] and his staff. Those guys do an outstanding job. Strength coaches dont normally against LSU was won in the offseason. For Dillman, the results speak for themselves. Contact Adam Pincus at apincus@ alligator.org. ADAM, from page 13Florida keeps LSU out of end zone, outlasts offensive strugglesWere able to play more guys because we have more trust in some guys. The Gators followed the string of threeand-outs with an equally impressive goalline stand. After a Jeff Driskel fumble gave the Tigers the ball on the Gators 7-yard lowing a 3-yard rush, an incomplete pass and a run for no gain. Huge, Muschamp said of the stop. and make some stops. They ended up trying to attempt two passes down there, (which) said a lot about how we were playing up front. Thats a great compliment to our kids. were four plays or fewer. That resulted in a third-down conversion rate of just 7.7 percent. Prior to Saturday, Florida was allowing opponents to convert downs. Thoroughly dominating the Tigers in the second half provided defensive end Dominique Easley with a cathartic experience. Honestly, we wanted to come in this game and win, Easley said. But more, we wanted to come and hurt them. We wanted them to feel the pain that we felt last year, because we had hurt in our heart. Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator.org. DEFENSE, from page 13 UF Fo otball

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LANDON WATNICKAlligator WriterIn a hostile environment at College Station, Texas, the underdog Gators tuned out the noise. No. 18 Florida bounced back Texas A&M scoreless in the second half en route to a 2-1 upset win on Sunday afternoon in front of 2,096 fans at Aggie Soccer Stadium. Its hard to totally rattle us, coach Becky Burleigh said. Our maturity came through. The win is the seventh straight for the Gators (10-3-1, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) and their secopponent. On Aug. 26, Florida knocked off then-No. 2 Duke 3-2 in overtime. The victory also snaps a 12game unbeaten streak for the Aggies (12-2-1, 6-1-1 SEC). Throughout the match, both attacks were aggressive. Each squad racked up 19 shots. when Shea Groom headed a corner kick from Beth West in the 22nd minute. They scored, and we kind of looked around, senior Erika Tymrak said. We knew that wasnt going to really affect us. As soon as we started connecting more passes, Eight minutes later, Florida responded with a score from Jo Dragotta on a set piece. The seniors free kick from the left side of the box sailed toward the far post. The ball traveled through redshirt senior McKenzie Barneys legs as she tussled with Aggie goalkeeper Jordan Day. The credit completely goes to [Barney], because it wouldnt have gone in if she didnt do a little tricky play and let it go in between her legs, Dragotta said. The goalkeeper wasnt expecting that. The Gators took the lead in the 39th minute when junior Adriana Leon booted a goal from 7 yards out. Tymrak and sophomore Havana Solaun earned the assist on Leons game-winning score. I heard [Leon] calling for it, so I played a little through ball, Tymrak said. She just nailed it. Despite ending the half up by a goal, Burleigh said she wasnt happy with her teams composure The Gators came out of the locker room with a methodical approach on defense and clamped down on the Aggies attack. Texas A&M failed to convert on nine shots in the second half. Sophomore goalkeeper Taylor Burke best eight saves. We did a great job of keeping our focus and keeping our compo sure, junior defender Taylor Travis said. The coaches talked to us about some different changes and movements and tactics at halftime, and we adjusted to that. Said Dragotta: We just stuck to our game plan. We know how to defend, and we took it upon our selves to defend for each other. JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer As Ziva Recek goes, so do the Gators for better or for worse. Going into the third set of No. 11 Floridas (13-2, 7-0 Southeastern Conference) match the Slovenian freshman had a hitting clip betwo sets. But Recek forced her squad into a rhythm with each swing she took, and the Coach Mary Wise said the brains and the work ethic of her 6-foot outside hitter separate her from the typical freshman. Those assets helped Florida win despite falling behind 2-0 Arkansas. Ziva obviously carried us through some pretty dark moments in that match, Wise said. The thing weve been so impressed about Ziva from the get-go: one is obviously her volleyball IQ, but two is how hard she competes. Its a pretty good combination (for) an 18-year-old. by a Gator in a single match this season. And despite landing only 19 kills while racking said. Senior Tangerine Wiggs said Recek never seemed down during the match, even when against Kentucky. She added that Receks special skills at the outside hitter position make her a key component of a young Gators squad. She plays so relaxed, Wiggs said. Shes not playing like a freshman at all. Shes a huge part of our team. There are balls that Ziva can get over and go for kills that I dont know how she does it. I give all the credit to her. One of the main reasons Wise said the team leaned so heavily on Recek was because the non-existent early on against the Wildcats. The more Florida struggled to get the ball to its setter, Taylor Brauneis, the more it had to rely on Recek to dig the team out of a hole. When your team doesnt pass well, youre going to rely a whole lot on your outside hitter, Wise said. She took more swings than we would have liked, but there were times when Taylor didnt have many options. in its passing after the second set, and because of the improved passing she could deliver hitting percentage until the third set. Brauneis said it was the teams determination to improve, even when down, that brought the Gators back. We want to stay focused throughout the whole entire match, whether we were down or up, she said. Stay focused, celebrate at the end. MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 ALLIGATOR, David Carr / Alligator StaffOutside hitter Ziva Recek attempts an attack against Arkansas in Floridas 3-0 win on Friday in the OConnell Center. On Sunday against Kentucky, Recek led UF with 19 kills. Aundre Larrow / Alligator Staff Melanie Foncham (14) in UFs 4-0 win on Sept. 30 in Gainesville. MAX MATTERNAlligator Writer Florida senior Lauren Embree was the No. 1 recruit coming out of high school, won two Southeastern Conference Player of the Year awards and secured the Gators national championship with a comeback victory in 2011. After Sunday, she can add a Grand Slam tournament win to her resume. The No. 3-seeded Embree defeated Virginias Julia singles championship of the Riviera/ITA All American Tournament. Elbaba, the fourth-ranked freshman in the nation, had been on a tear in the Riviera, winning 10 straight matches to get to the championship. Her hot start carried over to But Embree showed why she was the sixth-ranked player in the nation, displaying poise and skill while winning the second set. I think I played a little [Elbaba] was just teeing off on my shots, Embree said. Then I started being more aggressive and just kept Shes a great player and a tough competitor. Elbaba was serving with a Embree won four consecutive games to secure the match. Today was vintage Lauren Embree again, associate head coach Dave Balogh said. Julia came out hitting the ball as hard as she could and everything was going in. But once again, Lauren refused to go away. She just hung in there, competed, fought and scraped. Great players come up big in the clutch moments, and Lauren did that this afternoon. Embree is the fourth Gator to win the Riviera/ITA AllAmerican Singles Championship. Previous winners Jill nhoff (2001) and Allie Will (2011) all went on to play professionally after their collegiate careers at Florida. Embree will look to polish her resume and lead the Gators to another national championship this season. For now, Embree will live in the moment. It feels great and special to win this my senior year, Embree said. Senior wins grand slam championshipVOLLEYBALLFreshman powers Gators to come-from-behind victoryUF upsets No. 5 Texas A&M on road We did a great job of keeping our focus and keeping our composure.Taylor TravisUF defender UF T ennis

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 Florida 14, LSU 6 The senior running back inserted himself into the Heisman Trophy race, putting Floridas offense on his back in Saturdays win against LSU. Gillislee carried the ball 34 times for 146 yards, including 112 yards in the second half. He scored both UF touchdowns. What looked like a game-changing, 56-yard completion from Zach Mettenberger to Odell Beckham Jr. turned into arguably Floridas biggest defensive play of the season. Matt Elam stripped the ball from Beckham, negating the Tigers longest play from scrimmage. 25 plays, breaking LSUs will and sealing the victory. The Gators ran the ball 58 times overall, including 34 for Mike Gillislee the most by a UF running back since Fred Taylor ran 34 times against Auburn in 1997. KEY STAT TURNING POINT THREE KEY PLAYS Mike Gillislee 9 Jeff Driskel 5 Jaylen Watkins 3 Matt Elam 3 Jon Bostic 2 Marcus Roberson 2 Trey Burton 2 Leon Orr 2 Frankie Hammond Jr. 1 Kyle Christy 1 STANDINGS 1 2 3 4 Final LSU Florida 63 0 3 0 0 7 0 7SCORE BY QUARTERS SWAMP STUDS14Mike GillisleeRB (3 points) Christy kept LSU from capitalizing on Floridas offensive futility during punted seven times for 344 yards and pinned the Tigers inside their own 10-yard line three times.Kyle ChristyP (1 point) Elam had arguably his best game as a Gator on Saturday, recording a team-best seven tackles, including one for a loss. He also forced a fumble by Tigers wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., negating a 56-yard completion.Matt ElamS (2 points) LSU was facing third and goal at Floridas 4-yard line up 3-0 near the ning back Terrence Magee received a handoff. For a second, it looked like he might pass, but the Gators coverage was sound. Magee tried to run but was stuffed at the Trailing by eight early in the fourth quarter, LSU had moved to its own 45. Facing a third and 2, the Gators defensive line stuffed the Tigers leading rusher, Kenny Hilliard, for a 2-yard loss. That ended LSUs last, best chance to tie the game. Running back Mike Gillislee scampered 12 yards into the end zone durscore, putting the Gators up 7-6. The touchdown run capped an eight-play, 85-yard drive, which dwarfed the 47 Stronger Gators linemen wore Tigers out on line of scrimmageIm never tired, Gillislee said. I felt like I was getting a mans will. Gillislee said UFs conditioning is 10 times better. Guard sley said. derdog and get a win is a great feeling, safety Matt Elam said. limit. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. FOOTBALL, from page 1 We are a stronger team.Will MuschampUF coach