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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 113 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 LIVING GUIDE 9 CLASSIFIEDS 26 CROSSWORD 27 SPORTS 2972 /39Defensive tackles stock rising:Former Gator Sharrif Floyd is a projected topMeet the Gainesville City Commission candidatesStudents can gain weight when they lose sleep, study shows Ready to live off campus? Check out the Student Living Guide, which starts on page 9, for tips and information about student housing.Elise Giordano / Alligator StaffHolocaust survivor Elie Wiesel speaks to a crowd of about 1,700 at the Phillips Center for the was brought by Accent Speakers Bureau and Jewish Awareness Month. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlthough UF education professor Kara Dawson said she personally doesnt use Wikipedia to prepare for her classes, she said using the website isnt such a bad idea. A Pew research study surveyed 2,462 Advanced Placement and National Writing Project middle and high school teachers on how they used technology at home and in the classrooms. The study revealed that Wikipedia, a favorite onestop shop for students, is being overwhelmingly used by teachers who often ban the website as a credible source. About 87 percent of the teachers surveyed said they used online, according to the study. Thats higher than adult Internet users as a whole at 53 percent. Dawson, whose specialty is in technology and education, said using Wikipedia is only a concern if it is the only source being used. She said that Wikipedia pages arent in depth enough and that more than one source should be considered. The idea of banning it from students is a bad idea, she said. Students need to learn how to triangulate sources. Pre-occupational therapy freshman Monica Mercado, 18, said she thought it was hypocritical for teachers to ban Wikipedia as a resource. They say we dont know how to use our resources correctly, but then theyre doing what they ask us not to do, she said. If they used the resources theyd like us to use and told us which ones to use, theyd be leading by example and Id be more willing to not use Wiki. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator.org.Plot twist: Teachers use Wikipedia ALEXA VOLLANDFlorida State University students will get their Girl Scout Cookies cheaper than the Gators. Although cookies all share the same packaging, regions surrounding Gainesville vary in price. Cookies in Gainesville cost $4 a box, and in some other areas of Florida it costs $3.50. Nancy White, director of communications for Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, said although it looks to the public that cookie season is one big Alachua County is in the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, along with 15 other counties. Damali Reales, a 20-year-old UF sociology sophomore, said she was surprised the prices were not universal. Girl Scouts are national, she said. You would think there should be Local Girl Scout Cookies pricier than other areasSEE SCOUTS, PAGE 4 COLLEEN WRIGHTIn his fourth visit to UF, Holocaust survivor and acclaimed writer Elie Wiesel spread his love for learning at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday night. The event was sponsored by Accent Speakers Bureau for Jewish Awareness Month. Im coming here maybe subconsciously because I feel an eagerness to know and an eagerness to learn, he said. Wiesel, a philosophy professor at Boston University, focused his speech on the importance of learning and the sin of not learning. He said it was easy to teach philosophy, but to talk about I am not convinced that the book I wrote, the story I tried to tell, the witness I wanted to share was Night, Wiesel said about his memoir, Night, which chronicled his time during the Holocaust. He shared his experiences of speaking at the United Nations and giving advice to the Dalai Lama about living in exile. Accents Associate Director Jack Causseaux said roughly 1,620 attendants were in-house and 500 watched Wiesel speak on a screen outside the Phillips Center. Wiesel answered audience members questions afterward about the second amendment, Israeli-Palestinian relations and his favorite Jewish holiday. Biology junior Gabriel Hernandez, 21, came to see Wiesel speak for the second time since middle school. He said he enjoyed hearing Wiesel speak about the importance of learning. Hes passing on learning, Hernandez said. Hes making us all witnesses. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@ alligator.org.Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel talks learning, philosophy to 1,700 at UF Im coming here maybe subconsciously because I feel an eagerness to know and an eagerness to learn.Elie Wiesel Holocaust survivor The site is often banned They say we dont know how to use our resources correctly, but then theyre doing what they ask us not to do. Monica MercadoUF pre-occupational therapy freshman

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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 113 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 78/67 SUNNY 78/67 SUNNY 78/67 SUNNY 78/67 PARTLY CLOUDY 78/67 SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Book symposium A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s will be the topic of a symposium moderated by book author Stephanie Coontz at 2:30 p.m. in Ustler Hall. At 6 p.m., Coontz will speak on Madmen, Working Girls, and Desperate Housewives: Women, Men and Marriage in 1963 and 2013 in Pugh Hall. A reception and book signing will follow. Parking is free. For more information, call 352-392-7168. UF Amnesty International Come to UF Amnesty Internationals General Body meeting at 7 p.m. in McCarty Hall A, Room 2196. They will talk about the upcoming JAMnesty and the State Conference held in Gainesville and writing letters to prisoners of conscience. Food and drinks will be served. To find out more information, check out www. facebook.com/ufamnesty. Multicultural & Diversity Affairs UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs is hiring. Applications for student ambassadors are now available online at www. multicultural.ufl.edu/about/ employment_opportunities/ mcda_ambassadors/mcda_application_form/ and are due at noon Thursday. It seeks to fill openings for volunteers and Federal Work-Study positions for the Summer and Fall semesters. Paint a Seder plate Join UF Hillel for round two of Art for the Jewish Heart on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Reitz Union basement arts and crafts room. Paint a Seder plate and The Freshman Leadership Council invites you to come witness students and Gainesville residents shave their heads in front of an audience to stand with children battling cancer at its second annual St. Baldricks event Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Flavet Field. The St. Baldricks Foundation is a childhood cancer charity that funds research to help find cures for kids with cancer. There will be food, entertainment and lots of head shaving. Visit these links for more info: www.stbaldricks.org/ teams/mypage/80779/2013 or www.facebook.com/ events/333853453392998/. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to jglum@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. then pick it up just in time for Passover. FDR and the Holocaust Richard Breitman, a professor at American University, is the author of The Architect of Genocide: Himmler and the Final Solution, Official Secrets: What the Germans Planned, What the British and Americans Knew and American Refugee Policy and European Jewry, 1933-1945. His talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Smathers Library (East) Grand Reading Room on the second floor. The talk is a prelude to the exhibit Testimony, which will showcase primary sources that bear undeniable witness to the fact of the Holocaust in the Smathers gallery April 2 to June 14. A gallery talk will be held by the curator on April 4 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Twelve hours of improv Theatre Strike Force, UFs improv and sketch comedy club, will host a 12-hour improv extravaganza Friday in Orange & Brew from noon to midnight, made up of nonstop improvised comedy that has never been seen before and will never be seen again. This event is free and open to the public, and all donations collected will go toward cancer research. St. Baldricks

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 SHE GOT SECOND PLACE. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator WriterJeopardy! just happened to be on TV while Yellowlees Douglas was getting her hair braided in 1996. She couldnt help but shout out the answers. It was fun that I might know the answers, and I might not, she said. Seventeen years later, the UF business professor appeared on the show as a contestant in the episode that aired Friday. Douglas fell to second place with $3,200 and took home $2,000. She lost by $3,599. Did I think I was going to win? Douglas recalled. No. I just didnt want to embarrass myself. Inspired by an Alligator article about a UF honors student who took the Jeopardy! qualifying test, Douglas began trying to get on the show two years ago. Last March, she took the online qualifying test for the show. Out of 25 questions, she said she only missed one because she ran out of time. A representative from the show gave her three weeks notice for her June 6 audition in New York City. The day before the audition, she went kayaking on the Hudson River and got sick from getting some of water in her mouth. The friends she was staying with tried to convince her to not go to the audition, but Douglas went anyway. In October, she was called for the taping of the show. Douglas said she had trouble buzzing in her answers because she doesnt have an opposable thumb. She said she only had a chance when the other contestants didnt know the answer. Douglas said she joked around on the set with host Alex Trebek and the shows producers. It was the biggest event in everyones life except me, she said, and I treated it like a big joke. The Final Jeopardy! question was about a brother and sister team who lost in the 1969 Academy Awards. Even though she couldnt remember who the pair was, she wagered $7,000, according to www.j-archive.com, because her aunt Maggie Smith won the Academy Award for best actress that year for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Douglas said. Douglas said she went on the show to get exposure for voiceover work. Since the episode aired, Douglas has reconnected with high school friends who saw her on the show and a man even proposed marriage to her. Jeopardy! fan Alex Rubenstein became curious when he heard Douglas say she was from Gainesville on the show. The 27-year-old management doctoral student looked her up on the UF College of Business website and found her. I immediately began rooting for her, he said. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator.org. Courtesy to the AlligatorYellowlees Douglas, a UF business professor, competed on the game show Jeopardy! and took UF business professor wins $2,000 in Jeopardy! appearance

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013Vonecia Carswell / AlligatorMichelle Manzione, a 23-year-old UF telecommunication senior, pays Sara Barner-Rasmussen, 32, while Nissa Barner-Rasmussen, 9, gathers cookies Monday at the Publix on 34th Street and Williston Road. Students buying anywaya standardized price. White said there are two bakers nationally who are licensed to create Girl Scout Cookies, and each council can decide which baker they want to use to negotiate deals. Just like any other product, they would set their own negotiations to determine what price they are going to pay for their cookies, she said. And they would negotiate that deal independently. region and the needs of the council, she said. White said she doesnt think UF students will turn away because the additional 50 cents. Girl Scout Cookies are a delicious snack meant to be eaten in moderation, she said. But we know you are going to stock up. Sarah Williams, a 20-year-old UF speech pathology sophomore, said the 50 cents wouldnt keep her from buying her favorite cookie, Thin Mints. I think people will still buy them, she said. Theyre so good. White said because the cookies are for a good cause, students shouldnt feel guilty about the extra pounds they will gain during cookie season. Its a fundraising program, but its also a leadership program for girls. For us its not really about cookies, she said. Though we love the cookies. Girl Scout Cookie season will last until March 25. Contact Alexa Volland at avolland@ alligator.org. ScCOUTs S, from page 1 A NEW LAW SCHOOL RANK METHODOLOGY WAS USED. SAMANTHA SCHUYLERAlligator Contributing WriterUFs Levin College of Law continues to rank highly both as a public and overall institution among 201 public and private accredited law schools, according to a released Tuesday. The new law school methodology puts more emphasis on the types of jobs landed after graduation. Last year, the law school ranked 25th among public schools and 48th overall. This years rankings show a jump to 23rd among public schools and 46th overall. The colleges tax program mainpublic schools and has kept a top 10 position at third overall. The colleges Environmental & Land Use Program kept its position public institutions but went down from ninth to 12th overall. Robert Jerry, dean of the law school, warns that this data should be taken with a grain of salt. Rankings are very sensitive to employment data, and the employment data they use is not audited, he said. There is a lot of confusion in law schools about whether someone is employed in a part-time or full-time job. It creates a considerable inaccuracy that has an impact on the rank itself. Although wary, Jerry was pleased by the potential effects of rankings on reputation. We have a ranking of 3.9 [out of 5] on how judges and lawyers think about our law school, 11th highest among our state, 26th highest among all law schools, Jerry said. If [judges and lawyers] like what youre doing, they like your graduates. Will Matthews, 23, a secondyear law student, views the imAny help that students can get in this legal market is always a plus, he said.UF law school rises in US News & World Report rankingsJerry LIFEST T YLE MICHELLE JACKSONAlligator Contributing WriterBringing a gun to school is not something teachers nationwide would want in their job descriptions, and Gainesville teachers are no exception. Local teachers would most likely choose not to bring a gun to school, said Karen McCann, president of the Alachua County Education Association. Because were in a university town that has a tendency to be more liberal than other cities in Florida, they would sway toward not wanting to have to bring a gun to school, she said. A national survey of about 11,000 teachers conducted by the School Improvement Network found that about 75 percent of teachers in the United States wouldnt want to carry a ing concern with school safety following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in December. McCann added that teachers are aware of the changes in their job and environment in the last 30 years. Society is different. Kids are different. [Teachers] were obviously heartbroken like everybody else was, she said of the Sandy Hook shooting. The but the reality is that people and kids are being shot every day. David Hamblen, a behavior resource teacher at Idylwild Elementary School, said school safety is the No. 1 priority. My main concern as an administrator is to make sure that these kids end up at home in the same condition that their parents sent them in, he said. However, he said security measures should be left to proper authorities that are already armed. Theyre trained in how to deal with situations and how to use those guns properly and deescalate situations so that those guns do not have to be used, he said. Hamblen said that putting a elementary school and securing campuses with fencing and gates are the best solutions to increase safety. As the topic of gun control and school safety continues to be debated among current teachits also shaping the way future teachers plan their careers. Jordan Hawkins, a 21-yearold UF education junior, said that in the classroom, her students safety is one of her main responsibilities but disagreed with needing to arm herself. I see theres a reason for it and why teachers do it, but I wouldnt do it, she said. Its sad that this is an issue that has to be brought up.Teachers wouldnt take guns to school THEYRE AVAILABLE VIA GAINESVILLE2GO. ALEX HARRISAlligator Contributing WriterLazy foodies rejoice! Gainesville2go, a local delivery service, recently began delivering orders from fast food restaurants such as Chipotle, Taco Bell and McDonalds to customers around the city. These restaurants are just places a lot of our customers have requested that we deliver for, so we threw them up on our website, said Jackson Bodiford, a manager at Gainesville2go. Unlike most of their popular restaurants, these new offerings le2go, meaning the delivery service doesnt have contracts with them, Bodiford said. With fast food restaurants, since they make the food so fast, we just email things to our drivers, and they just go through a drive-thru, he said. UF students seemed pleased at the idea of being able to order fast food in a simple and convenient way. Its not too far from my apartment, but the delivery service would be pretty nice, said Roshni Marballi, a 21-year-old UF psychology senior. Gainesville2go has seen about 10 orders a day for McDonalds, Taco Bell and Chipotle, making them about equally as popular as the other choices, Bodiford said. Bodiford said the company is expecting a boom of customers. Meanwhile, students like Marballi look forward to using this new service, if only sparingly. It just depends on how lazy Im feeling, she said.Chipotle, McDonalds, Taco Bell delivery starts My main concern as an administrator is to make sure that these kids end up at home in the same condition that their parents sent them in.David Hamblenbehavior resource teacher Price of Girl Scout Cookies by Council Florida Girl Scouts Council (Headquarters) Price Girl Scouts of Citrus Council Inc. (Orlando) $3.50 Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle (Tallahassee) $3.50 Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Inc. (Jacksonville) $4 Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Inc. (Sarasota) $3.50 Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Inc. (Jupiter) $4 Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida Inc. (Miami) $4 Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (Tampa) $3.50

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KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator WriterWhen Carole Dunne worked long hours at a rehabilitation facility, she said, her boss expected her to go in early and stay late. She was never paid for her overtime work. I was afraid to ask for anything extra because there were 20 people in line waiting for my job, she said. Dunne told her story during an Alachua County commission meeting at the County Administration Building residents discussed options for a proposed wage theft ordinance. The proposed ordinance would provide county mediation for employees who havent received wages in a timely manner. Jacqueline Chung, manager of the Alachua County Equal Opportunity ployees and employers decide whether they should take a labor discrepancy to court. This proposal is just mediation, she said. County Commission Chairman Mike Byerly questioned the effectiveness of an ordinance that doesnt provide a verdict through adjudication. I dont want to set up a process that doesnt do anything, he said. Byerly added that he was hesitant about a clause in the ordinance threatening penalties for frivolous claims. He said requiring evidence such as pay stubs should be enough to ensure the county isnt overrun with unfounded complaints. I dont want to establish anything that will have a chilling effect, he said. Dunne said a clause requiring an employee to notify the employer of his he or she does so could lead to the emTheres a real fear factor in going to your boss saying I think Ive been shortchanged, she said. Commissioner Susan Baird expressed concern for the capability of staff to take on the workload mediating wage cases would add. This could potentially be quite a bit of an addition of responsibility, she said. For now, county staff will continue researching the issue and will modify the proposal. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5 Becca Negron / Alligator updates the County Commission on the proposed wage theft ordinance. KATHRYN VARNStaff WriterAn argument about a boyfriend led to the arrest of a Gainesville woman Monday after she allegedly attacked another woman and threatened her with various sharp objects. Gainesville Police charged Lynette Christina Jakovlev, 35, of 2232 SW 35th Place, with aggravated assault and simple battery, according to a GPD police report. At about 3 p.m. Monday, Jakovlev and the victim, Ida Felicia Mosley, were at a house party in the 2200 block of Southeast Eighth Tobias wrote an email. The two began arguing after Jakovlev asked about Mosleys boyfriend. When Mosley tried to walk away, Jakovlev grabbed Mosleys hair and yanked Mosley to the ground, pulling some of her weaves from her head, according to the report. While Mosley was on the ground, Jakovlev was going to stab Mosley, according to the report. Mosley picked up a chair to defend herself while Herman Miller, the owner of the house, disarmed Jakovlev. Jakovlev then grabbed a pair of scissors from her purse and pointed it at Mosley. Miller also snatched the scissors from her, according to the report. Jakovlev threatened Mosley again with a hand rake, which Miller took from her as well. she found in the yard. After Miller disarmed her for a fourth time, he pushed Jakovlev off his property and called police, according to the report. Jakovlev was booked into the jail at about 5:40 p.m. Monday. She was released Tuesday afternoon after she met bond. Police arrest woman after she attacked another, pulled her weaveLOCALWage theft ordinance discussion continues ABOUT 470 FLORIDIANS WERE SURVEYED. JACQUELINE BONDAlligator Contributing WriterWith more than 7,700 lakes, 700 springs and 825 miles of sandy beaches, people might not believe water is depleted in Florida. A new water survey from UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Center for Public Issues Education showed that Floridians are more concerned with water quality than with water quantity. Alexa Lamm, director for the National Public Policy Evaluation Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources, led the survey of 469 Floridians in December. In a monthly webinar of water in their homes. Cynthia Barnett, water activist, author and journalist, spoke at the Lou Frey Institutes Water and Floridas Future Spring 2013 Symposium on Monday morning. She said she is concerned about the perception held by the public because Floridians have an illusion of water abundance. enjoy an endless and cheap supply of clean water, and we are more than happy to be absolved for the realities of our wastewater. At the symposium, Blake Guillory, the executive director of the Southwest Florida Water Management District, said his district uses about a billion gallons of water each day. We make sure there is enough supply available for the public, for industry and for agriculture, he said. Barnett said one solution that ensures Floridas water future is as rich as its past is a new ethic for water. A water ethic means making sure that the way we live with water today doesnt jeopardize fresh, clean water for our children and ecosystems of tomorrow, she said.Floridians value H2O quality over quantity A water ethic means making sure that the way we live with water today doesnt jeopardize fresh, clean water for our children and ecosystems of tomorrow.Cynthia Barnettwater activist, author and journalistJakovlev

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 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.Sarah Kinonen EDITOR Julia Glum MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Vote or post a message at www.alligator.orgTodays question: Have you bought Girl Scout cookies in the Gainesville area?80% YES 20% NO40 TOTAL VOTESTuesdays question: Should medical marijuana be legalized in Florida?Smoke Monster: Papal conclave party has just begunTHIS WEEK ON VATICANS NEXT TOP POPE: Thats right, folks. The papal conclave, the selection process of the worlds new pope, started this week. As of Tuesday evening, the college of cardinals had not selected a new pope. Pardon our glib tone comparing this medieval ceremony with Tyra Banks franchise, but the pageantry of the event always seems odd in these modern times. Here in America, were used to things being out in the open. We just love our social media. Heck, it was Mitt Romneys birthday this week, and his son posted an Instagram photo of him eating a cupcake with a birthday hat on. We share everything. Its a little weird and mysterious that these 115 cardinals are behind closed doors until they reach a decision. Is it a popularity contest? (Pope-ularity! Sorry.) Do the cardinals run smear campaign ads of their opponents on closed-circuit Vatican TV? How are we supposed to know who to vote for from home with a toll-free number, like when we used to pay attention to American Idol? Italys Angelo Scola and Brazils Odilo Scherer are spoken of as strong contenders, according to an article in Reuters. The former would return the papacy to Italy after 35 years in the hands of Polands John Paul II and European pope since Syrian-born Gregory III in the 8th century. However, a host of other candidates have also been mentioned as papabili potential popes including U.S. cardinals Timothy Dolan and Sean OMalley, Canadas Marc Ouellet and Argentinas Leonardo Sandri, the article goes on to mention. This is like Gods rose ceremony on The Bachelor to the new pope. Instead of a fake TV wedding at the end, this new pope will inherit a laundry list of problems to deal with. The current state of the Catholic Church is threatened by secularism, the scandal of clerical sex abuse and a Vatican bureaucracy stippled with corruption, according to a New York Times article. And in a bizarre twist, basketball star Dennis Rodman promised to be in St. Peters Square on Wednesday in a makeshift popemobile as he campaigns for Cardinal Peter according to an Associated Press article. Oh, well. This whole competition will be over soon, right? There is no time limit to reach a decision, the last conclave in 2005 lasted two days but in 1268, it took 33 months to elect Pope Gregory X, said an article in the Oh.President Obama is missing the MarkA parable, according to many scholars, is an earthly message with a heavenly meaning. Similar to an analwith characters and events that are deeply symbolic. In addition, parables were a common form of teaching in Judaism. Used to simplify tough theological concepts, the parable was an effective tool for many rabbis. Jesus Christ utilized them pretty frequently during his ministry while on Earth. My favorite parable is in Matthew 25, known as the Parable of the Talents (it has different names, depending on the version). It tells of a wealthy man who is going on a journey and entrusts a share of his talents to each of his three servants. To The master leaves, but we dont know where he goes and for how long. He is testing them. doubles the amount that was given to him. The servant who received two talents also goes to work and also doubles the amount. But the third servant, who received only one talent, didnt double that which was given to him. Scared, he buried his talent in the ground and hid it. When the master returned, he demanded an account of gained 100 percent of what they were entrusted. The master lauded both of them, putting them in charge of many things. Then, as the story goes, the third servant approached his master and told him he was afraid of disappointing him, scared that he would lose his talent (this is why he buried it). His master was furious. He criticized the third servant for his indolence. Although Jesus used this parable to metaphorically illustrate our biblical responsibilities, there is a universal and political application, as well. Let me explain. Every week, the Chider-in-Chief blasts Republicans because they support lowering taxes and letting people keep more of their hard-earned money. While refusing to embrace the only sensible solution that will solve Americas feckless and reckless spending problem (i.e., cutting spending), the president and his minions in Washington continue to spout the same old rhetoric: raising taxes on the wealthy, or as he calls them, the well-off and well-connected. Since when is getting a second and third job (i.e., generating more revenue) the only answer to pay off your credit card debt? Since when is it OK not to pay your bills by putting them on the backs of your children? Since when should you be rewarded like the two men who doubled their talents when you like the man who chose not to work hard, who chose not to take risks decided to do nothing? According to a FoxNews.com article nothing but the best, people data showed about 37 percent of the federal income tax burden fell on the top 1 percent, while 41 percent had a zero or negative tax liability. Our president must read a Bible that is fundamentally different than our own. He believes Jesus was a socialist. He believes that if you dont work, you will eat. He believes that beggars can be choosers. He believes that all men were not created equal. He believes that what you sow the government reaps. His favorite verse is Mark 12:17, when Jesus said, Render unto [Obama] that which is [Obamas]. His favorite passage is Romans 13. After Jesus shared one of his parables, his disciples asked him, Why do you speak to them in parables? He replied, Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to THEM. Erik Skipper is an economics sophomore at UF. His column runs on Wednesdays. Erik Skipperopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7 I can still recall most of my Preview weekend at UF. I remember sharing a room with my only friend from home. I remember how much we talked about the beautiful campus smiling as we thought about all of the exciting opportunities ahead of us. But, what I didnt remember about that weekend until recently was Victim Services. As I try to remember sitting in the back of the large room, I can faintly recall the victim advocate but beyond that, nothing. Maybe because it was so short? Or was it that my mind was preoccupied with the more interesting or relatable presentations? Either way, I was about to move hours away from home and hadnt thought once about what I would do or who I would talk to if I was a victim of a crime. Laura Kalt, from the Gainesville Polices Victim Advocate Unit, explained that we dont think about it, because we dont think it can happen to us. Statistically, though, it can happen to any of us. In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published that more than 1 in 3 women and more than 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. What is intimate partner violence? The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey deof physical or sexual violence, stalking and psychological aggression (including coercive tactics) by a current or former intimate partner. There are many misconceptions about intimate partner violence, including that it is extremely rare, only happens to women and that it only occurs in minority communities. But this type of violence happens to people from all walks of life, regardless of sexual orientation, religion, race or social status. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, females ages 20 to 24 are at the greatest risk of experiencing nonfatal intimate partner violence. One UF student, who wished to remain anonymous, constantly think its the stranger in a dark alley that is going to harm us, but more often than not it is the person right next to us, she said. Awareness is the key to preventing this type of violence. While UF has a plethora of services available after a situation occurs from the UFPD Victim Advocates Wellness Center awareness of these programs is not as prevalent. The university is very helpful when it comes to protecting the well-being of students, UPD Victim Advocate Laura Templeton said. She added that in past circumstances, housing has moved students from residence halls they did not feel safe in, and the dean of students can even help students change classes if necessary. But the student who was once a victim of crime said she didnt know those resources existed. When it comes to protecting yourself, knowing what constitutes a healthy relationship is key. Healthy relationships are built on respect, trust, honesty and communication. Controlling and violent tendencies from your partner should never be considered the norm. In order to stop the cycle of violence, seeking help know may be in an abusive relationship, please contact Angelina LaPiana is a political science senior at UF.Intimate partner violence is scarily prevalentAngelina LaPianaSpeaking Out Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the United States of America have become iconic images of our nations patriotism. In both organizations, meetings begin by pledging allegiance to the There is no doubt that these two organizations work toward instilling the most honorable and moral values in our American youth. Both scouts have similar missions and standards for their members. This raises the question of why they are separated. Applying a different organization to each gender further adds to the sexual discrimination and stereotyping that run rampant throughout the U.S. Reinforcing the concept of gender separation through popular youthoriented clubs places restrictions on beyond societys gender norms. Furthermore, there is an obvious genderization of skills that are learned with the scouts. Girl Scouts earn badges based off of creativity and domestic skills. Boy Scouts earn merits that involve more rugged and outdoor activities. The Girl Scouts is a great organization that helps build strong, talented women. According to the statement posted on its website, Girl Scouting builds character, who make the world a better place. This statement creates an image of the ideal woman in our equal-gendered society. But the requirements for the majority of their badges tend to teach a feminized skill set. A few examples of the badges that can be earned as a Cadette are Practical Life Skills, Science and Technology, and Healthy Living. Cadette Girl Scouts are ages 12 to 14. Similar to the Girl Scout mission, these three badges sound very useful and gender-neutral, until the deeper details are revealed. Practical Life Skills badges teach 12-year-old girls how to babysit, which, according to the badges name, is an essential skill they will need throughout their lives. Science and Technology badges teach girls how scientists measure happiness, while Healthy Living that result from eating well-balanced and nutritious meals. Although not all the badges offered are as feminized and borderline sexist, I think these three are disturbingly so. They are teaching girls how to ascribe themselves to the stereotypical female role many men and women are trying so hard to break. Contrary to the feminized Girl Scout badges are the Boy Scout merit badges. When looking at the Girl and Boy Scout badges, the most obvious difference lies in the labeling. Girl Scout badges tend to have more ambiguous names. But the Boy Scout badges are more straightforward. A significant portion of the merit badges involve outdoor sports and activities. Archery, bird study, camping and climbing are a few examples. The badges require scouts to perform the activity stated in the name. Then they have to complete reports based on already-provided questions. The process to earn a badge for Boy Scouts is a little more meticulous than it is for Girl Scouts. The gender differences between both organizations are apparent by performing the necessary activities that each badge calls for. The gender segregation of each scout group does not simply end at just separating each gender. It is present throughout. This shows how profoundly inherent gender roles are in our culture. We should be teaching girls and boys the same skills and values. way they are taught to be good people. Integrating the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the United States of America into one organization is a way to show that a persons sex role or expectations. Gender is a mere construct of society. Kaitlyn McGowan is an English major at UF.Gender inequality is rampant in the boy and girl Scouts of America organizationsKaitlyn McGowanSpeaking Out I speak for the treesConstruction of the new Heavener School of Business is set to begin soon. In preparation for the new building, UF is about to start cutting down a huge number of trees (about 100) on the northeast corner of campus the corner of University Avenue and 13th Street. The tree clearing will begin any day now. This corner is at one of the main gateways to campus and is currently beautifully landscaped with a variety of trees and shrubs, including some very old, tall pines, oaks and magnolias. If you havent visited this pretty corner of the university in a while, youd better do it now because it will soon be gone forever. Lisa Jelks Editorial assistant Warrington College of Business AdministrationLetters to the Editor Guest column Guest column

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Editors note: This is second candidates running in the 2013 District 4 City Commission race.KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff WriterEvery Friday for the past 25 years, W. E. Mac McEachern has been meeting with friends at breakfast restaurants around Gainesville. We call ourselves the old curmudgeons, he said as his friends the 43rd Street Deli & Breakfast House deli, many of them wearing McEachern for District Four campaign T-shirts. McEachern, 81, is running for District 4 city commissioner for Tuesdays city elections on a platform of honesty and conservatism, he said. In his time as a Gainesville resident, McEachern served nine years on the Gainesville-Alachua Regional Airport Authority, six years as a city commissioner and one term as mayor. Now, hes back in politics almost 25 years later because he feels the current City Commission has brought the city to the point of One of McEacherns main concerns centers on a biomass plant under construction off U.S. Highway 441. Because of the plant, a fuel adjustment fee of 5.1 cents per kilowatthour has been added to Gainesville Regional Utility electric bills, he said. The city is saying that residents down the road, but students wont be here down the road, McEachern said. We have to have somebody look at it from a practical point of view, he said. My administration is going to get the money back to the people now. McEachern also said there are bus transportation and housing issues in the city. To McEachern, the Regional Transit System works well for UF and Santa Fe College students, but he wants to improve the bus system in low-income areas around the city. While McEachern was a commissioner from 1981 to 1987, the Commission passed an ordinance that prohibited more than three unrelated people from living in the same house in certain areas and turned vacant lots around the city into single-family homes. McEachern said he wants to preserve neighborhoods by enforcing noise pollution violations at bars and eliminating pressure on singlefamily homes to be demolished and apartments built in their places. Annie Orlando, whos known McEachern for almost 25 years, said she believes hes the best candidate for the job. Hes got a lot of integrity, she said. Hes a very honest man. Orlando said she supports McEacherns plan to improve the relationship between the City Commission and residents. Mac is going to change all of that, she said. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@ alligator.org. running in the 2013 District 4 City Commission race.COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator WriterRandy Wells says he needs three more years to get the job done. The incumbent District 4 Gainesville city commissioner is running for re-election in Tuesdays city elections. In his past term, Wells was challenged with balancing Gainesvilles budget in the face of the economic downturn. He said the City Commission softened the blow of the recession by trimming positions to avoid layoffs and raising extra raising property taxes. Wells said the key to keeping the city in good shape is to invest in basic services such as law enforcement and public parks. He said these services make the city more attractive to businesses looking to relocate or expand. Hopefully, many students will have the opportunity to stay here and start businesses of their own and raise families here in Gainesville, Wells said. A Colorado native, Wells moved to Gainesville a decade ago so his wife could attend graduate school at UF. Since he moved to Gainesville, the now 45-year-old property manager has jumped into community involvement. When the U.S. Army Reserve Center closed on Northeast Eighth Street several years ago, Wells and a few neighbors petiinto a neighborhood park and community space. Wells is currently the chairman of the Equal Opportunity Committee and the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization in the City Commission. During his past term, Wells said he was proud of his involvement in working to restructure the former Gainesville Correctional Institution into a center for homeless services. Wells said he wants to continue the project if re-elected. He added that he also wants to continue advancing bicycle and pedestrian connectivity and safety as well as an improved bus transit system that connects the city to the rest of the county. Derek Helmick, Wells campaign chua County Young Democrats meeting in 2009. He styled himself as the young voice of politics in Alachua County, the 25-yearold said. Helmick began campaigning for Wells by Wells passion for local issues. Helmick even put law school on pause to campaign for Wells. You tend to put things on hold when you see people like Commissioner Wells out there, he said. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator.org.Gainesville City Commission candidate: Randy Wells8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013Meet the Gainesville City Commission candidatesElise Giordano / Alligator StaffW.E. Mac McEachern, 81, stands on the corner of Southeast Second Place and Southeast First Street on Feb. 12. McEachern is running for District 4 city commissioner.Kelly Logan / Alligator StaffCurrent District 4 Gainesville City Commissioner Randy Wells sits on a ledge at City Hall on Feb. 12. Wells is the current chairman of the Equal Opportunity Committee and Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization. Gainesville City Commission candidate: W.E. McEachern

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Use the Off Campus Housing Locator Service at http:// housing.offcampus.ufl.edu. Know your budget and choose a property that allows you to live within your means. Create a priority list. What do you care about most in a living space? Room size, rent, type of lease, type of community (large undergrad population, graduate students, local residents, etc.), location, proximity to campus or bus route all these things are factors to consider in choosing a place to live. Write out a list of ideal characteristics you want in your future living space and keep these criteria in mind when selecting a location. Choose a well-suited roommate or choose to live alone. Know what kind of person would best compliment your personality and choose accordingly. Drive around and visit the place and neighborhood you are looking to live in. Take a tour of the complexes or houses that interest you, ask questions, and get to know the complex management or rental house landlord. Ask your friends for advice on where to live. Which properties worked well for them? Which did not? Visit the Gainesville Police Department website www. gainesvillepd.org and click on the Crime Reports link to view crime statistics before signing a lease. Enter the address youre interested in and all reported crime incidents will appear on an interactive map. Go back to the property at night and make some observations. Is it well lit? Do you see the security guard that management promised? Is the security gate working? Is it quiet enough to study and sleep? How close is the bus stop or parking spot to the complex or house, etc.? Once youve narrowed down your search, make an appointment with UFs Student Legal Services by going to their website www. studentlegalservices.ufl.edu and completing the Client Intake Form. SLS can help you in reviewing the lease BEFORE you sign it. This is a great way to know what your legal responsibilities will be under that lease. Gainesville is a GREAT place to rent and live so have fun with your search! Free Online Housing Locator Service: off-campus housing, subleases, roommates, and information about rent, room size, location, etc. at this free online site. Go to http://housing.offGator Guide to Off Campus Life: A free publication that ing the right apartment, budgeting money, being safe, keeping electric costs low, getting around the city and much more. To get a copy of the Peabody Hall or visit our website at Monthly Newsletter: OCL sends a monthly electronic newsletter to all off-campus students. Topics monthly resources and opportunities, fun stuff and much more. If you would like to receive the OCL newsletter, visit edu and click on the newsletter link or sign up on OCLs Facebook page www.facebook.com/UFOffCampusLife. Individual Meetings: Off Campus Life provides individual meetings with students who are looking for off campus housing. These meetings include information about the Gainesville rental market, average costs, safety information, transportation information and the opportunity to have your questions answered by OCL staff. To set up an appointment complete the appointment request form on the OCL website http://www. Discover Gainesville: Off Campus Lifes newest event series, Discover Gainesville allows you to visit local hotspots. Spring events include a visit to the Santa Fe Zoo & Planetarium in March and UF Womens Lacrosse game in April. To learn more about Discover Gainesville or to rsvp for our remaining events visit the OCL webLearn More: Visit our website tion about Off Campus Life resources and services. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at UF Off Campus Life for daily updates and reminders of OCL events, tips and fun things going on in the community.2, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 What is Off Campus Life? off campus. OCL aims to provide programs and services that will prepare you to be a great Gator neighbor here in Gainesville or wherever the road may take you. Off Campus Life, which is part of UFs Division of Student Affairs, has been providing support services and resources to UF students living off campus since 2004. OCLs support services and resources include: Getting StartedGainesville has an abundance of off campus housing options including apartments, condos, houses and rooms for rent, so take your time and be sure to visit several properties in person and shop around before signing a lease. Information reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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4, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 LeasesInformation reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus LifeMake sure you read and fully understand all aspects of the lease before signdetails of your living arrangement. Leases often involve policies about pets, security and pet deposits, legal entry and other important information. Typically, leases in Gainesville are 12 months. If you will need housing for 10 months or less, talk with the management about whether they can provide a short-term lease. There are two types of leases that are usually available, Joint Leases and Individual Leases. Joint Lease: All roommates are held responsible for the lease. If one person breaks the lease, the other roommates are held responsible for paying the total rent. This tends to be the lease more prominent when renting a house or single-family dwelling. Individual Lease: Each person is held responsible for his or her own actions. For instance, if one roommate breaks the lease, that person is still responsible for paying his or her own rent. For most college students, individual leases are the best choice. Each person in the lease is responsible for his or her own actions and not the actions of a roommate. Clauses to LOOK FOR in a lease: At managements discretion, the tenant may be asked to leave within three days Tenant waives all defects in the building Landlord shall not be responsible for injury to person, including tenant and guests, as a result of any cause Tenant is responsible for all repairs to premises Landlord may enter dwelling without notice Landlord has a lien (a legal claim on the property of another as security for the payment of a debt) on all personal property of tenant A great University of Florida resource available to full-time students at no charge is Student Legal Services. For any questions on your lease, visit the Student Legal Services website www.studentlegalserappointment with a lawyer to help review it BEFORE you sign it. Clauses to AVOID in a lease: Dates of occupancy: Compare these dates to the beginning and end of the school year Amount of monthly rent and the date it is due each month Amount of Application Fees, Security Deposit, Redecoration Fees and any other fees charged Responsibility for payment of utilities Responsibility for general maintenance and repairs Sublease: If you sign a 12-month lease but think you may need the dwelling for a shorter period of time, make sure the lease allows you to sublease (rent your dwelling to another person who will assume the remainder of your lease) Pet policy Automatic renewal clause Type of lease: Joint vs. Individual

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6, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 Both personal and property safety is important as you search for off-campus housing. Before signing a lease, Off Campus Life recommends you check the crime stats of an area. A free service called Crime Reports is available on the Gainesville Police Departments website. Crime Reports allows you to see all reported crime in a certain area. Go to www.gainesvillepd.org, click Crime Reports on the right-hand side, and enter the address of interest to see local incident data. when looking at safety during your apartment search: 1. Go back to the complex at night. How do you feel? Is the place well lit and populated, or dark and isolated? 2. Does the property have working security gates and/or guards? 3. Check for deadbolts on the front door, locks for individual doors, alarm systems, etc. and ask lots of questions about the security. Is there an extra charge for a security system? 4. Has there been crime in the area recently? What actions have been taken to prevent crime from happening? 5. Dont forget about purchasing Renters Insurance to protect you and your stuff from the unexpected.Having a roommate is a great way to divide the costs of living off the right person to live with, living off campus could be challenging. Below are some tips that will help those who are thinking about living with a roommate. Communication is key. Talk about your budget for housing, expectations for safety, expectations for guests and what your housing needs are before you even begin your search. Being on the same page as your roommates will make your co-habitation experience much better and reduce the posStart with a friend or sibling. These are often good options for roommates since you already know them. Before moving in, come to an agreement about who will get which bedroom and bathroom along with which cabinets/storage space each person can use. Discuss how payment of rent and bills will take place. Is each person responsible for his or her own bills or will someone be in charge of collecting payment from each roommate? Dont have someone you want to live with? Some apartment complexes offer Roommate Matching or Roommate Placement. out a survey and management attempts to match you with likeminded roommates based on the form Roommate Placement: Apartment management places you in any open space they have available Make sure you can change apartments if management places you with roommates you are not compatible with. Off Campus Lifes Housing Locator http://housing.offcampus. feature where you can search for roommates. Safety Tips RoommatesInformation reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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If you are thinking about renting a house or apartment, Renters Insurance provides important coverage for both you and your possessions. A standard Renters Policy protects your personal property in case of theft or damage and may pay for temporary living expenses if your rental is damaged (including loss of use). It can also shield you from personal liability. Anyone who leases a house or apartment should consider this type of coverage. Talk with your parents before getting your own on your parents or a family member and they own a home, they might be able to cover you under their homeowners policy. Some homeowner policies will cover a dependents rental property while in college. There are several types of Residential Insurance policies. Read your policy information carefully and ensure you have full coverage. Policies should include coverage for the following items: that is part of a building arent on the list. If you live in an area prone to one or more of the four, youll need to buy a separate policy or a rider. In areas where hurricanes can pose a threat, you might also need to buy a separate rider to cover wind damage. Ask your insurance agent about this extra coverage. Gainesville WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE 7 Renters Insurance live until you know how much you are able to spend. Here are some budget considerations you should think about while touring a property: rent? Utilities, gas, water, cable, Internet? for gas, electric, water and garbage disposal? If management doesnt know, contact GRU at www.gru.com and they can provide average costs of utilities from the previous year. in the deposit and monthly cost for food, medical and grooming care. Before you sign your lease, call your insurance company and see how much it will cost monthly to insure your apartment or house. 6. Are you going to need fuel for your vehicle or are you going to tion/car maintenance costs to your budget. 7. How much will you spend monthly on groceries or on a meal plan? so much on rent that you dont have money for leisure time. ing, shoes and accessories? 10. How much money can you save every month? Its really good to save some money every month to cover unexpected emergency To help you with your budget, OCL has a budget spreadsheet in the Gator Guide to Off Campus Life (page 5) and online at www. Your living environment plays a and wellbeing. Know what you want to get out of your living space and choose your location and roommate(s) accordingly. Now that you call Gainesville home, let Off Campus Life help you get the most out of your off-campus experience.BudgetsInformation reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ,9Student Legal Services How Do I Find An Apartment? Legal Assistance State Assistance Local Assistance Off-Campus Housing Information INTRODUCTION CAVEAT DISCLAIMER Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal Services

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10, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 Can I Be Evicted If I Pay My Rent and My Roommates Dont?Usually. Most leases provide that the tenants are jointly and severally liable for the entire rent. This means the landlord can evict you unless the full rent is paid. It is possible for you to sue your roommates in small claims court to collect their share of the rent and utilities. A written roommate agreement will be helpful in proving your case in court. judgment quickly, the best thing you can do is obtain new roommates.So What If I Get Sued? I Have No Money!Any judgment for money damages is enforceable for at least 20 years and earns interest. A judgment may be enforced by seizing your wages, bank accounts, or your personal property. A judgment will also adversely affect your credit rating. Application Deposits: Never put down a deposit to hold an apartment unless you have a written agreement indicating whether it is refundable.Model Apartments: Never sign a lease based upon a model. Insist on seeing your actual apartment.Cost: Can you afford it? Even if your roommates leave?Safety: Inspect the locks on the doors and windows is there a deadbolt on the front door? Do sliding glass doors have adequate locks to deter forced entry? Are the hallways and parking lots well lit? Make sure tree limbs and shrubs in front of the apartment are well trimmed. You can contact the Alachua County Department for information on crime in the area.Function: At move-in, check all plumbing and appliances. Run water in check air conditioning and heating. Inventory: Note all defects on the inventory sheet or check-in list signed by tograph or videotape the apartment at movi-in.Appearance: Is it clean? Do the carpets look worn or smell bad? Has the apartment been painted recently? Do the walls have nail holes? In some Gainesville neighborhoods, only three unrelated persons may live together. Check with the city if you plan on having more than two roommates. Retain a copy of the lease and all attachments or addendums to the lease for your records. Have all promised repairs and improvements written into the lease and signed by the landlord. Get clear written permission for any pets.What Should I Look For In An Apartment?Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal ServicesWhat Should I Do Before I Sign a Lease?DO Read the lease and make sure you understand it. Review a copy of the lease with an attorney prior to signing it. Expect to pay full rent, not just your share. This is what joint and several liability means, a term included or implied in nearly all leases. Obtain a copy of the lease and all attachments or addendums to the lease, and put everything with your personal records. Have all promised repairs and improvements written into the lease and signed by the landlord. Insist on seeing your actual unit. Get clear written permission for any pets. Check for maintenance responsibilities when renting a house or duplex. DONT Do not sign a 12-month lease unless you are willing to pay rent for 12 months. Do not sign a 12-month lease with roommates unless all roommates are willing to rent for 12 months. Do not have your parents sign the lease or a parental guarantee agreeing to be responsible for rent, if possible. See if the landlord will accept an additional security deposit instead. Do not sign a lease with automatic renewal clause. Do not sign a lease that gives the landlord unlimited access to the apartment without notice or consent. Do not sign a lease based upon a model apartment. Do not sign a lease before visiting the neighborhood at various times during the day, at night and on weekends. Do not sign a lease until all agreements negotiated with the landlord are in writing. Failure to pay rent is the quickest way to be evicted! The landlord will serve a notice demanding payment of rent or possession of the apartment. If you fail to comply with the demand within three days, excluding weekends and holidays, eviction proceedings may be started. Neither surrender of the apartment or eviction ends your liability for rent! You should contact an attorney immediately upon receipt of a three-day notice. What Can Happen If I Dont Pay Rent? Can I use My Security Deposit for the Last Months Rent?No. Landlords can legally evict you for non-payment of rent even when your security deposit is equal to your last months rent. The purpose of the security deposit is to protect the landlord against damages to the apartment.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE 11 Getting Along Do I Really Need Insurance For MY Personal Property? Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal Services My Landlord Refuses to Make Repairs, What Can I Do? Can I Deduct Repair Costs From My Rent?

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12, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013Getting EvictedCan I Be Evicted For Any Other Reason?Yes! Your lease can be terminated if you violate any lease terms, rules and regulations, or the Act. If your lease is terminated and you do not vacate the apartment, Termination begins with a 7-day notice. Your options depend on whether the vioIf you receive either type of notice, you should contact an attorney. Neither termination of your lease, nor your eviction from the apartment ends your liability for rent! Curable Violations: You will be given seven days to correct a curable violation. Curable violations include unauthorized pets, guests, parking, or the failure to keep the apartment clean and sanitary. If you repeat the violation within 12 months, you will not be given another chance. Noncurable Violations: The landlord may terminate your lease with a 7-day notice without giving you a chance to correct a noncurable violation. Noncurable violations include deliberate destruction or misuse of the landlords property or a continued, unreasonable disturbance. What Exactly Is An Eviction?An eviction is the formal end to your right to occupy the apartment. It does not end your duty to pay rent. an Answer within 5 days. Contact an attorney immediately. If the court rules against you, a judgment for possession of the apartment, unpaid rent, late fees, interest, court costs and attorneys fees will be entered for the landlord. The sheriff will post a notice at the apartment that requires you to vacate within 24 hours. If you do not vacate within 24 hours, the sheriff will remove you and your personal property from the apartment. What Are My Duties As A Tenant? First, last and always, PAY RENT! Comply with all other lease terms. Comply with all rules and regulations. Comply with housing and health codes. Comply with all zoning restrictions. Keep the apartment clean and sanitary. Do not damage the apartment. Do not disturb your neighbors.How Do I Find A Good Roommate? Discuss with potential roommates preferences in food, music, personal habits, Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal Services

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Getting Out There is no time period established by the Act. You should not sign a lease that provides for automatic renewals of requires you to give the landlord a notice of nonrenewal. If you do sign such a lease, you must strictly comply with the notice requirements imposed by the lease. There are some limits to the enforceability of these clauses. Contact an attorney if you have any questions. If the lease does not specify otherwise, renewals are a matter of general contract law. The landlord cannot force you to renew prior to the end of your lease. However, if you do not renew by the landlords deadline, the landlord may rent your apartment to someone else. What Can I Do About Noisy Neighbors?Try to reason with the neighbor to reach an acceptable comof noise disturbance an unavoidable reality of apartment living. the law in this area is so poorly developed, legal representation is a necessity. In extreme cases, call the police and report the matter. Unfortunately, this can lead to revenge and reprisals. I Cant Stand My Roommate. What Can I Do?Discuss the matter with your roommate immediately. Dont ignore the problem with the hope that it will go away. A little give Under the Act, your landlord is not responsible for most roommate disputes. If your roommate is violating the lease, you should consult an attorney. 14, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 What Steps Can I Take To Protect My Security Deposit? caused pre-existing damage. When you move out, clean the apartment completely and thoroughly. Some landlords proing supplies and professional carpet cleaning as evidence. is not available or refuses your request. Move-in and move-out photographs or videotape are strongly recommended in case there is a dispute. Can I Break My Lease BecauseI am graduating? No! My roommate left? No! I cannot afford the rent? No! The neighborhood is unsafe? No!Under the Act, you can only terminate the lease if the landlord is materially violating your lease or the Act. You should obtain legal advice before attempting to terminate your lease. In many cases, the best Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal ServicesDoes the Law Require Interest Payments on Security Deposits?Landlords must hold security deposits in one of three methods. Two methods of holding the deposits require interest to be paid. The method which does not require interest payment is the one most landlords use. The landlord is required to inform you in writing how your deposit is being held, where it is held, and whether you will receive interest. Can I Sublet My Apartment?Usually. the landlord cannot unreasonably withhold consent to an assignment or sublease. The landlord may require potential replacement tenants to submit an sublet fee even when you provide the replacement tenants. Normally you remain liable under your lease if the replacement tenants do not pay rent or damage the apartment. Some landlords will release you from the obligations of your lease. If you are being released, get it in writing. How Soon Must I Renew My Lease?

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16, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 Joint Leases: 12 month leases Utilities: Parking:Crime Statistics: Occupancy Ordinance: Neighbors: Noise Ordinance: Landlord Permit: Garbage & Recycling Contact OCL Renting a house in Gainesville? Here are some things you should know: Information reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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ON AVERAGE, THE STUDY PARTICIPANTS GAINED TWO POUNDS. ERIKA OAKVIKAlligator Contributing WriterUF student Colby Royce knew pulling an allthe best idea for her health. potentially cause her to gain weight. sleep deprived, they also tend to overeat, causing University of Colorado Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory. The research showed that sleep deprivation can cause physiological and behavioral changes When I study late at night, all I drink is or eating just to keep yourself awake and doing On average, participants gained two pounds, turning to carbohydrates and fats for the energy boost they needed to stay awake. Royce said packing healthy snacks or avoiding plans to get little sleep. The study showed that with nine hours of sleep a night, participants lost the weight they initially gained. average of seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Every aspect of your wellness is intertwined, it could hurt the other areas. ALLIGATOR, 25 Kelly Logan / Alligator StaffA student sleeps in the Hub on Tuesday morning. A new study by the University of Colorado-Boulder found that a lack of sleep can lead to weight gain. Students can gain pounds when they lose sleep, study shows KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writer plans for the future with residents presentation to the public at the Gainesville High School Ninth Grade Center. burglary, larceny and auto theft, degravated assault cases all under The presentation highlighted which included the Christian Aguilar investigation. a new citizen surveillance initiawhich encourages citizens to dial be suspicious, it probably is, said as. We would rather you give us a call than to have suspicious activity GPD Chief Tony Jones said his outreach. to face, he said. Making these contacts with the citizens is very Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@ alligator.org.GPD outlines crime rates, future plans in town hall meetingViolent, property crimes have dropped When you see something that you think is out of place or that may be suspicious, it probably is.GPD spokesman

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 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 4-24-72-1 PLAY THERE...LIVE HERETHE POLOSNOW offering ROOMMATE MATCHING on 3/3s$464/personCall Today! 352-335-7656 4-24-72-1 Countryside 4 Bd/4 Bth furnished condo on bus route. Bball, vball, pool, spa and fitness room. $440/room, includes $50 utility allowance per/room. Ellie (561)3619600 or ebelliveau@sgczklaw.com 3-15-13-7-1 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 4-24-13-72-2 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. 352-538-2181 lv message 4-24-13-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-11-13-167-2 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. Double your pleasure in our spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath apartments. Individual leasing available! Mention this ad for $0 move in fees!! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-24-72-2 Now leasing 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th Street. 1BR/$450, 2BR/$570. Call 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 4-24-1372-2 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 4-24-13-72-2 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 4-24-13-72-2LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1,2 & 3BR floorplans starting at $665. Free Hi-Speed internet, washer/dryer, fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool etc. M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-3 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com 4-24-13-72-2 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 4-24-83-2 CAMPUS EDGE CONDO 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School. Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable rates. 239-300-1294 3-29-13-46-2 QUIET AFFORDABLE LIVING Immediate 1/1, 2/1s Call for Newly Reduced Rates! 1/2 mi to UF, 3 bus routes Midtown parking, bike trail to UF www.FrederickGardens.com 4-24-13-61-2 UPPER WESTSIDESpacious 1 & 2 bdrm luxury apts. Walking distance to UF & stadium. Now leasing for fall 2013. Free Hi-Speed internet. Parking avail. 328 NW 14th Street 352-872-4644 www.upperwestsideuf.com 4-24-13-55-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $399. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat. 10-5 701 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com 4-24-13-55-2 One block to UF! 2bed/2.5 bath townhouse. Washer/Dryer/DW/woodfloors, large kitchen, guaranteed parking included. Call Todd at 352-514-4915 www.forrentgainesville.com 3-12-13-20-2 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 3-12-13-20-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 Apt 204 NW 18 St. $1200 4/2 house 610 NW 34 Ter $1400 4/2 929 NW 22nd St. $1500 3-15-13-17-2 COUNTRYSIDE 4BR/4BA, furnished common area. Individual leases available. Main bus route. Unit next to pool. $375/room/mo incl all utils & internet. Available mid-May. 561-718-7637 or 561-582-1031 3-21-1320-2 WALK TO UF START SUMMER OR FALL Studios $450-$400 1BR/1BA $550 $525 2BR $650-$850 1 yr lease. SD, NS, NP. Call/Text 352-870-7256 gvll32601@gmail.com 6-20-13-55-2 Walk to UF, VA, or Vet School. 2/1 available now at Summit House Condos. Nice, renovated with new appliances & flooring. $600/ mo. Yr. lease. 352-843-0862 to see. 3-2614-2 *AVAILABLE NOW**DOWNTOWN*Efficiency Apartment with Fresh Paint, New Flooring, Updated Bath. 216 SW 3rd Ave. $415/mth w/free water. Call 870-2760 3-25-13-12-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 4-5-13-20-2 2,3,4 & 5BR HOUSES, BLOCKS TO UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-3593341/359-5584 3-29-13-16-2 Rm for rent in 3/3, gorgeous, renovated Downtown Victorian. Huge kitchen and modern appliances. 1.5 miles to UF. $550/mo. Text or call 907-712-7500 for pics and info. 4-1-13-14-2 Available for Immediate Occupancy! All-Inclusive, Individual Leases Starting at $300! Walk to campus! Text TREND to 313131 to speak with a Leasing Agent! 3-19-13-5-2 2/2.5 bath townhouse one block to uf. Wood floors, w/d, dishwasher, guaranteed parking. Avail 8/1 Call Todd 514-4915 $1150 per month www.forrentgainesville.com 4-2313-30-2 First month rent free! Sublease 3/2 House for Fall 2013/Spring 2014, newly renovated, 1.5 blocks from UF. $1860/month or $620/room Call 561-324-7559 3-19-13-5-2 A large Bedroom priv bath availabe now to rent in a 3bedrm house with Backyard near UF. Brand new carpet+paint(561)706-5378 elec. included! 3-19-13-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Re-Letting 1 Bed/1 Bath at University House for Summer. Unlimited Utilities/Fully Furnished/Pool/Gym/Tanning Booth. I Will Rebate $500 Upon Lease Approval. Contact 305-304-0366 or steven4um@yahoo.com 3-26-13-10-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Beautifully renovated, furnished condo,1 mile from UF, $369/MO includes cable, internet, utilities, pool + fitness room and on bus route, Female roommate needed, 352 262-2871 3-29-13-55-4 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) 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publication days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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ALLIGATORNEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-24-72-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-24-13-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-24-13-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-24-13-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-24-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-24-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-24-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-24-72-6 can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-24-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-24-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-24-13-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. 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 4-24-13-72-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-514-9858 4-24-72-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-24-13-72-10 BOOKS: Romance does not always live up to our expectations. But, come on, does it have to fall as far short as it does in Clumsy Hearts? A slightly misguided romance, by Hysteria Molt. Available via Amazon.com. 3-22-13-10-10 ***NEW CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE*** Twice As Nice Consignment And Boutique 4110 SW 34th Street, Suite 3 (352)371-9301 /FB & Twitter Clothes, Furniture, Books, etc. 3-1913-5-10 MOTORCYCLE TIRE SALE SPORT, STREET, CRUISER, OFF-ROAD. OVER 400 TIRES IN STOCK. MENTION THIS AD FOR $10.OO OFF. RPM MOTORCYCLES 352-377-6974 4-24-72-11 4-24-13-72-11 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 4-24-13-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-24-13-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-24-13-72-11 Road Rat Motors offers FREE pickup service for any paid scooter repair. Daily pickups. LOWEST labor rate, quickest turnaround in Gville! Will repair ANY brand scooter. Free estimates. 376-6275. RoadRatMotors.com 4-24-13-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-24-13-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 4-24-72-11 SWAMP CYCLES Closest to campus. MMI Certified Mechanics for Motorcycles and experienced scooter mechanics. Lowest prices. Friendly service. 633 NW 13th Street, 373-8823, www.swampcycles.com 4-2458-11 WANTED:DEAD & ABANDONED SCOOTERS352-327-0080 3-12-5-112009 SUZUKI M50 BOULEVARD Low mileage, garage-kept. $4995850-826-1825 3-15-13-7-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-24-72-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 4-24-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 BRING YOUR W2 AND DRIVE TODAY!!!! NO MONEY DOWN!!!! VEHICLES $1000 & UP!! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 94 Ford Ex;lorer $1000 94 Mazda Protege $1500 96 Cadillac Deville $1500 98 Cadillac Catera $1999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 95Honda Civic $3999 96 Honda Accord $3999 00 Hyundai Elantra $4999 95 Lexus GS300 $4999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 03 Chevy Impala $5999 99 Honda Accord $4999 04 Saturn Ion $6999 02 Buick Lesabre $6999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECKS!!! CARS, TRUCKS, SUV'S & VANS! 30 DAY WARRANTY!!! 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 BRING YOUR W2 AND DRIVE TODAY!!!! NO MONEY DOWN!!!! WILL FINANCE ANYONE!! 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 02 Toyota Corolla $6999 06 Mits Galant $7999 04 Toyota Corolla $8999 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 04 Volvo S40 $8999 04 Ford F150 $8999 03 Nissan Frontier $9999 06 Chevy Silverado $9999 352-375-9090 4-24-54-12 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Brandy 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-12 2010 Mazda 3, 35,000 miles, one owner, gunmetal blue with black interior, alloy wheels, keyless entry, Bluetooth, tinted windows, great MPG, $13,000 obo 352-8723716 3-15-3-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-24-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-24-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. 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 depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville, FL 32604

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28, 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 3-11-13-72-13 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-13 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. Daytime Advertising ProductionThe Independent Florida Alligator Advertising Production Department is accepting student applications. Duties include graphic design and organizational layout. Will train, but experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred. Friendly work environment, flexible schedule, with hours between 9 am 5 pm M-F. Must be available to work Summer C and be currently enrolled in classes. A one-year commitment is expected. Fill out an application at the front desk of The Alligator, 1105 W University Ave, M-F 9 am 5 pm. No phone calls, please. Include available work schedule and references. Previous applicants are welcome to reapply with current schedule. EOE 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. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-24-13-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-24-1372-14 Summer Jobs $2400 Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 10 August 3. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267 www.feyc.org 4-24-13-70-14DOMINOS HIRINGdelivery drivers & assistant managers. Drivers earn between $14-$17 per hour. Apply at gatordominos.com 3-29-13-49-14 Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, creative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love for children to staff its summer day camp program. Positions in the camp are available in our Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and our elementary school age day camp offered at Oak Hall. A total of 6 FT and 1 FT Head Counselor positions are available for the summer. Individuals for the day camp should be available to work daily from June 3-July 26. Interested applicants should submit a resume to Maggie Martin via e-mail at mmartin@oakhall.org by March 15th. Interview information regarding group interview on March 16th will be sent out upon receipt. 3-15-13-10-14 Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida is conducting a research study for women 20-40 yo on birth control pills. Compensation given. For details call Bonnie Coats at 273-9014 4-24-35-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring for summer! Camp Counselors, Swim, Gymnastics, Office, Rockwall, Cheer, Dance, Clean/Maint., Drivers. Visit suncountrysports.com/jobs.html for info & to submit our required application today! 3-15-13-5-14 FUN SUMMER JOB ON UF CAMPUS Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing students to help with Gator Dining meal plan sales from May August. Approx. 20 hrs a week, $10/hr plus cash bonuses, flexible hours and evenings plus free meals! Must enjoy interacting with others in a professional manner and have a positive attitude. Retail, customer service or volunteer experience is a plus. Apply online at www.gatordining.com 3-15-5-14 Certified Lifeguard for residential therapeutic pool activities. OPS Lifegurad/ UTRS, $12.00/hr, requires certification as a Lifeguard, 20hrs/wknd, Adult-Male patients in a Maximum Security Mental Health Facility. For more infomration call Grady at 352-375-8484 x-248. Apply on-line @ http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com. 4-1-1315-14 Experienced Swim Lesson Instructors needed from 5-7PM and/or 8-11AM Mon thru Thurs. beginning April 8 through summer. Send resume with references to Jwilby@cox.net. 3-19-13-5-14 Immediate Need for Caregiver/Nanny! UF College of Medicine profs need part-time in-home assistance for their active and extremely engaging special needs teenage son, a student at Bucholtz High School. Wages negotiable. Call 352-870-3715. We need you now! 3-19-13-5-14 RN's, LPN's and CNA's Needed Experienced Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse (IV certified) Minimum 1 year experience Call Jodi (352) 224-5700 or apply online at www.ciarrastaffing.com 3-21-13-7-14 Administrative Assistant Position $10/hr. Full-Time Entry level position for nonprofit foundation. Duties include answering phones, receiving and sorting mail, database entry, and filing. Must be highly organized, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and be proficient in Microsoft Office software. Resumes can be emailed to staff@thekochfoundation.org 3-19-13-514 F/T Office Manager P/T Admin Assistant $12-$15 per hr UF Concessions Office Email resume to NatalieS@gators.ufl.edu 3-19-13-5-14 SKILLED WEB DESIGNER Local screen printing co. seeking skilled web designer to develop a highly appealing, built from scratch(no templates) e-commerce site. Email onnattayak@gmail.com if interested. 3-19-13-5-14 Computer Repair Tech Hardware & Software, knowledge of all windows OS, networking, laptops & desktops. hr@blue4.com 4-913-20-14 Career Marketing Position with growing shipping/mailing company in Gainesville. 3 month PT training program leading to FT VP Marketing position. College degree & good vehicle necessary. Marketing/sales experience a plus. Call 352-316-6696. 3-19-135-14 CUTTING-EDGE UF RESEARCH STUDY Smokers wanted (1 pack a day for 5 years) 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 4-23-13-30-14 IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-24-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 4-24-13-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-24-72-15 NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiOnline.com Private Experienced Affordable 4-24-72 15 FOREIGN STUDENTSEditor will edit your thesis or long paper to correct English grammar and spelling. $25 per hour. 561-299-0232 (after 2 pm) 4-24-54-15 We can't take finals for you but we can keep your personal items safe and secure until you return to Gator Country! Call Now! ACCESS SELF STORAGE 352-337-0602 4-24-13-47-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 4-24-72-16 PREGNANT/CONSIDERING ADOPTION? Young couple will cherish your newborn in secure happy home. Living and medical expenses paid. Call attorney Amy Eichman(FBN830011) Rachel and Jason. 1-800-280-6155 3-15-1330-16 CPR ACLS BLS PALS--We provide AHA classes with flexible scheduling!! February/ March Special-ACLS $99 and BLS $35. Teaching GATORS for over 15yrs!! Call today (352)494-4217 or (800)319-5708. 3-2913-23-16 PREGNANT? Consider Adoption. Loving couples waiting to adopt. Assistance possible. L. Lynn Lawrence, Esq. FBN: 978353 352-558-4036 Adopt4u@aol.com 4-2413-37-16 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee)Family Chiropractic Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 4-24-71-18 Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! NEW to Gainesville**Self Defense for College Students, Non-Lethal Self Defense Courses, Self Defense for Healthcare provider,Concealed Weapons Courses-Call Today(352)494-4217 or (800)319-5708 3-29-13-23-20 Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND.Rocky Creek PaintballIn Gainesville Better Prices Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 4-24-13-72-21 Trying to get to and from somewhere? Want to cut back on that gas bill? Place an ad or show off your bus and shuttle service. 373-FIND Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Spring football depth chart releasedRead the extended version of our Pro Day story online at alligatorSports.org for a look at Floridas spring practice depth chart.Football player citedRedshirt freshman Jessamen Dunker was cited last week for unknowingly driving with a suspended license. Dunker is currently facing charges of grand theft of an auto vehicle and driving on a suspended license. Little was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week. See story, page 31. FLOYD IS PROJECTED AS A TOP-FIVE SELECTION IN THE 2013 NFL DRAFT. PHILLIP HEILMANAlligator Staff WriterNobody is second-guessing Sharrif Floyds decision to leave UF early these days. Floyd, who announced his intention to forgo his senior season following Floridas 33-23 loss to Louisville in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2, has seen his draft stock rise meteorically during the past few weeks. The 6-foot-3, 297-pound defensive lineman is now considered a Draft, which begins on April 25. Despite not attending Floridas Pro Day on Tuesday Floyd tweaked his ankle at the NFL Scouting Combine and will hold a private workout later this month scouts and coaches raved about his ability to command double teams and cause chaos for opposing offenses. Hes a game-changer at the college level, said David Caldwell, general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars. He may not have the so-called sack production, but he disrupts a lot of plays. Floyds raw statistics from last tention he has received since announcing his decision. with 46 tackles, 13 of which went for a loss, and also notched three sacks in 13 games during his junior season. But in Floridas loss to Louisgoal. Coach Will Muschamp said that type of production was there throughout the season, even if the box score showed differently. Turn on the tape, Muschamp said. The guy can anchor, he can play the run, hes got great initial quickness, he can rush the passer. Hes everything you want for an inside player. Floyd is one of seven starters the Gators must replace from a nation with 14.5 points per game allowed. year defensive coordinator D.J. team is bringing back next season. Were not just playing 11 guys, Durkin said. We play 20-something guys in a game on defense, and we want to continue that. Weve got some up-andcoming guys we feel really good about. Purifoy working with offense: Muschamp said on Tuesday that cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy, who will be a junior next season, spring practice as a full-time wide receiver. team last season with 38 tackles while also forcing three fumbles given his athleticism and Floridas lack of depth at receiver, the coaching staff has opted to incorporate him into the offense. A guy that hasnt been full time at that position, so it would be good for him to go through Muschamp said. Added offensive coordinator Brent Pease: We know hes a defensive guy, but when you have a talent like him he can step on offensively. Injuries: Ronald Powell will not participate in spring practice as he continues his recovery after suffering a torn ACL in Floridas spring game and undergoing a second surgery to repair his knee in October. Offensive linemen Chaz Green (ankle) and Ian Silberman (shoulder) will also miss spring practice, as will freshman linebacker Matt Rolin (knee). Kyle Christy, Neiron Ball, Solomon Patton and Jon Halapio will be limited participants as they return to full speed. Were going to be a little thin up front with some injuries, throwing it, and thats going to be a big part of it in spring, Muschamp said. Contact Phillip Heilman at pheilman@alligator.org.David Carr / Alligator StaffDefensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (73) celebrates after making a tackle during Floridas 33-23 loss to Louisville during the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2 at the Superdome in New Orleans. Defensive tackles stock rising as NFL draft approaches ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff WriterThe Gators and the Seminoles have reversed roles. No. 5 Florida State (16-0) defeated Florida (8-10) 4-1 Tuesday night at McKethan game in Gainesville since 2007. Coach Kevin OSullivan hadnt lost at home to Florida Right-hander Luke Weaver earned the win with 6.1 innings of one-run ball. Seminoles coach Mike Martin, known for his numerous mound visits, didnt make one until the seventh inning. When you look at the game, you start with pitching, Martin said. Theres no question that was the difference in the ballgame. Indiana left-hander Joey DeNato allowed one run in 7.1 innings against Florida on Friday. Florida Gulf Coast right-hander Ricky Knapp tossed a complete game on Feb. 22. Weaver matched their performances at the Mac. Weaver threw all three of his pitches fastball, changeup and curveball for strikes. Its tough. You just got to try and pick one out, Justin Shafer said. You cant try to hit all three. We didnt adjust well tonight. Three relievers followed Weaver to shut out the Gators for the last three innings. Florida didnt get a runner to second base until the fourth and went 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position. Taylor Gushue brought in the only run for Florida on an error by Weaver, who the bases loaded and two outs, Florida State Florida bats go quiet in 4-1 loss to No. 5 Florida StatesSEE BasASEbaBALL, Pa A GE 30

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JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Staff WriterSimpson used in relief: Powers returns: Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffLeft-handed pitcher Danny Young (15) warms up between innings during Floridas 4-1 loss to Florida State on Tuesday night Gators lose pitcher: Contact Adam Pincus at apincus@alligator.org. BasASEBaALL, from page 29No. 2 starter makes relief appearance vs. FSU I thought he threw the ball really good, probably ran his pitch count up a little too high, but he threw strikes. I was really pleased with how he performed.Kevin OSullivanUF coachRyan Jones / Alligator Staff Florida State on Tuesday night at McKethan Stadium.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 31 THE GATORS BEGAN THE GAME ON A 15-0 RUN. MAX MATTERNAlligator WriterCoach Amanda OLeary could not have asked her team for more during Tuesday nights performance against Lehigh. The second-ranked Gators (10-0) put up their best offensive and defensive performances of the season in an 18-2 blowout of the Mountain Hawks (2-4). Florida captured momentum early by scoring seven goals in less than 9 minutes to open the contest. UF continued its hot streak, jogging The 14 goals were the most the Gators have scored in a half this season. Florida the second time. Its a great feeling to have a shutout keep the intensity up, senior defender Sam Farrell said. The Gators maintained their intensity despite resting Farrell and the rest of the starting lineup during the second half. tirely new lineup while all the regular starters and substitutes stood on the sideline. second team came in and there was no drop off, which was really great to see, OLeary said. Redshirt junior Erin Graziano added a goal in the second half to extend the Gators run to 15 straight goals before with a goal of their own to avoid a shutout. The 15-0 run was the largest for Florida this season. It feels good to know that our offense can generate so many goals and so many unassisted goals, sophomore Nora Barry said. UF achieved season-high marks with 26 points, 10 assists, 38 shots and 29 shots on goal. Overall, we just played our game, Barry said. Twelve different Gators found the back of the net. Seven were freshmen. Of the 12 freshmen on the team, 11 logged minutes on Tuesday. OLeary was glad the freshmen earned some game experience in the victory against Lehigh. They are the future., she said. No. 2 Florida tops LehighSOFTBALL ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff WriterBriana Little struggled in limited playing time in 2012, hitting just .188 in 35 games. She hit only one home run in 32 at-bats. Through 27 games in 2013, Little has quickly surpassed those marks. In victories against No. 4 Alabama and Auburn during the weekend, Little hit .667 with a home run and four RBI. The Southeastern Conference named her the leagues player of the week for her efforts. She had one of the best weeks shes had in her whole entire career, coach Tim Walton said. Little got on base the hard way against the Tigers. She was hit by three pitches during the threegame series, including two in Floridas 2-0 victory on Sunday. Little did not record an other plate appearance. I just felt they tried to work around me the best way they could, Little said. The Gators record for hit-by-pitches in a season is 15, set by Francesca Enea in 2010. When Little wasnt being hit or pitched around, she was punishing the pitchers who threw in the strike zone. In addition to her home run, she hit a doubase hit in Floridas 13-0 blowout against Auburn on Friday. She recorded a slugging percentage of 1.111 and a .786 on-base percentage in the four games. She just found a way to get on base a lot, Walton said. A lot of two-out hits. She had a really, really, really good week. We were proud of her. No. 3 Florida (25-2, 2-1 SEC) in OPS and runs this season. When I get my at-bats, I just went up there and looked for good pitches to hit, Little said. I just try to get on for my team. Gators move up in polls: Florida moved up one spot in both the ESPN/USA Softball and National Fastpitch Coaches Association polls this week. The Gators defeated the previously topranked Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and took two of three from the Tigers on the road. Floridas next opponent is No. 6 Tennessee (21-4, 2-1 SEC), which moved up two spots after winning two of three against Alabama. It was a tough week, Walton said. It was a long week for us, but I felt very pleased with the way our team played. Contact Adam Lichtenstein at alichtenstein@ alligator.org.Sophomore collects weekly honorLLittle

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32, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 2013 SEC MENS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTMarch 13-17 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Game 3 1:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN39 LSU 8 GeorgiaGame 7 1:00 p.m. ET ESPNU1 FloridaGame 11 1:00 p.m. ET ABC Championship 1:00 p.m. ET ABC Game 1 7:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN312 S. Carolina 13 Mississippi St.Game 4 3:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN35 TennesseeGame 8 3:30 p.m. ET ESPNU4 AlabamaGame 5 7:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN310 Vanderbilt 7 ArkansasGame 9 7:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN3 ESPNUSelect Markets2 KentuckyGame 12 1:00 p.m. ET ABC Game 2 10:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN311 Texas A&M 14 AuburnGame 6 10:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN36 MissouriGame 10 10:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN3 ESPNUSelect Markets3 Ole Miss Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff First Round Wed., March 13 Second Round Thur., March 14 Fri., March 15 Sat., March 16 Championship Sun., March 17 STAFF REPORTFlorida snagged several of the Southeastern Conferences top individual honors on Tuesday. Coach Billy Donovan was named SEC Coach of the Year for the second time in his career after leading Florida to its the 2010-2011 season. Senior forward Erik Murphy was one of eight players named to the All-SEC First Team. He averaged 12.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per game and shot 46.6 percent from threepoint range this season. Junior center Patric Young was one of three Gators named to the All-SEC Second Team. He also cracked the SEC AllDefensive Team. Senior guards Kenny Boynton and Mike Rosario were also named to the All-SEC Second Team. Junior guard Scottie Wilbekin joined Young on the All-SEC Defensive Team. Guard Michael Frazier II was named to the SEC AllFreshman Team. between No. 8 seed Georgia and ninth-seeded LSU on Thursday in Nashville at 1 p.m. on the SEC Network.Donovan, Gators win SEC awards



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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 113 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 LIVING GUIDE 9 CLASSIFIEDS 26 CROSSWORD 27 SPORTS 2972 /39Defensive tackles stock rising:Former Gator Sharrif Floyd is a projected topMeet the Gainesville City Commission candidatesStudents can gain weight when they lose sleep, study shows Ready to live off campus? Check out the Student Living Guide, which starts on page 9, for tips and information about student housing.Elise Giordano / Alligator StaffHolocaust survivor Elie Wiesel speaks to a crowd of about 1,700 at the Phillips Center for the was brought by Accent Speakers Bureau and Jewish Awareness Month. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlthough UF education professor Kara Dawson said she personally doesnt use Wikipedia to prepare for her classes, she said using the website isnt such a bad idea. A Pew research study surveyed 2,462 Advanced Placement and National Writing Project middle and high school teachers on how they used technology at home and in the classrooms. The study revealed that Wikipedia, a favorite onestop shop for students, is being overwhelmingly used by teachers who often ban the website as a credible source. About 87 percent of the teachers surveyed said they used online, according to the study. Thats higher than adult Internet users as a whole at 53 percent. Dawson, whose specialty is in technology and education, said using Wikipedia is only a concern if it is the only source being used. She said that Wikipedia pages arent in depth enough and that more than one source should be considered. The idea of banning it from students is a bad idea, she said. Students need to learn how to triangulate sources. Pre-occupational therapy freshman Monica Mercado, 18, said she thought it was hypocritical for teachers to ban Wikipedia as a resource. They say we dont know how to use our resources correctly, but then theyre doing what they ask us not to do, she said. If they used the resources theyd like us to use and told us which ones to use, theyd be leading by example and Id be more willing to not use Wiki. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator.org.Plot twist: Teachers use Wikipedia ALEXA VOLLANDFlorida State University students will get their Girl Scout Cookies cheaper than the Gators. Although cookies all share the same packaging, regions surrounding Gainesville vary in price. Cookies in Gainesville cost $4 a box, and in some other areas of Florida it costs $3.50. Nancy White, director of communications for Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, said although it looks to the public that cookie season is one big Alachua County is in the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, along with 15 other counties. Damali Reales, a 20-year-old UF sociology sophomore, said she was surprised the prices were not universal. Girl Scouts are national, she said. You would think there should be Local Girl Scout Cookies pricier than other areasSEE SCOUTS, PAGE 4 COLLEEN WRIGHTIn his fourth visit to UF, Holocaust survivor and acclaimed writer Elie Wiesel spread his love for learning at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday night. The event was sponsored by Accent Speakers Bureau for Jewish Awareness Month. Im coming here maybe subconsciously because I feel an eagerness to know and an eagerness to learn, he said. Wiesel, a philosophy professor at Boston University, focused his speech on the importance of learning and the sin of not learning. He said it was easy to teach philosophy, but to talk about I am not convinced that the book I wrote, the story I tried to tell, the witness I wanted to share was Night, Wiesel said about his memoir, Night, which chronicled his time during the Holocaust. He shared his experiences of speaking at the United Nations and giving advice to the Dalai Lama about living in exile. Accents Associate Director Jack Causseaux said roughly 1,620 attendants were in-house and 500 watched Wiesel speak on a screen outside the Phillips Center. Wiesel answered audience members questions afterward about the second amendment, Israeli-Palestinian relations and his favorite Jewish holiday. Biology junior Gabriel Hernandez, 21, came to see Wiesel speak for the second time since middle school. He said he enjoyed hearing Wiesel speak about the importance of learning. Hes passing on learning, Hernandez said. Hes making us all witnesses. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@ alligator.org.Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel talks learning, philosophy to 1,700 at UF Im coming here maybe subconsciously because I feel an eagerness to know and an eagerness to learn.Elie Wiesel Holocaust survivor The site is often banned They say we dont know how to use our resources correctly, but then theyre doing what they ask us not to do. Monica MercadoUF pre-occupational therapy freshman

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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 113 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 78/67 SUNNY 78/67 SUNNY 78/67 SUNNY 78/67 PARTLY CLOUDY 78/67 SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Book symposium A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s will be the topic of a symposium moderated by book author Stephanie Coontz at 2:30 p.m. in Ustler Hall. At 6 p.m., Coontz will speak on Madmen, Working Girls, and Desperate Housewives: Women, Men and Marriage in 1963 and 2013 in Pugh Hall. A reception and book signing will follow. Parking is free. For more information, call 352-392-7168. UF Amnesty International Come to UF Amnesty Internationals General Body meeting at 7 p.m. in McCarty Hall A, Room 2196. They will talk about the upcoming JAMnesty and the State Conference held in Gainesville and writing letters to prisoners of conscience. Food and drinks will be served. To find out more information, check out www. facebook.com/ufamnesty. Multicultural & Diversity Affairs UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs is hiring. Applications for student ambassadors are now available online at www. multicultural.ufl.edu/about/ employment_opportunities/ mcda_ambassadors/mcda_application_form/ and are due at noon Thursday. It seeks to fill openings for volunteers and Federal Work-Study positions for the Summer and Fall semesters. Paint a Seder plate Join UF Hillel for round two of Art for the Jewish Heart on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Reitz Union basement arts and crafts room. Paint a Seder plate and The Freshman Leadership Council invites you to come witness students and Gainesville residents shave their heads in front of an audience to stand with children battling cancer at its second annual St. Baldricks event Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Flavet Field. The St. Baldricks Foundation is a childhood cancer charity that funds research to help find cures for kids with cancer. There will be food, entertainment and lots of head shaving. Visit these links for more info: www.stbaldricks.org/ teams/mypage/80779/2013 or www.facebook.com/ events/333853453392998/. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to jglum@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. then pick it up just in time for Passover. FDR and the Holocaust Richard Breitman, a professor at American University, is the author of The Architect of Genocide: Himmler and the Final Solution, Official Secrets: What the Germans Planned, What the British and Americans Knew and American Refugee Policy and European Jewry, 1933-1945. His talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Smathers Library (East) Grand Reading Room on the second floor. The talk is a prelude to the exhibit Testimony, which will showcase primary sources that bear undeniable witness to the fact of the Holocaust in the Smathers gallery April 2 to June 14. A gallery talk will be held by the curator on April 4 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Twelve hours of improv Theatre Strike Force, UFs improv and sketch comedy club, will host a 12-hour improv extravaganza Friday in Orange & Brew from noon to midnight, made up of nonstop improvised comedy that has never been seen before and will never be seen again. This event is free and open to the public, and all donations collected will go toward cancer research. St. Baldricks

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 SHE GOT SECOND PLACE. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator WriterJeopardy! just happened to be on TV while Yellowlees Douglas was getting her hair braided in 1996. She couldnt help but shout out the answers. It was fun that I might know the answers, and I might not, she said. Seventeen years later, the UF business professor appeared on the show as a contestant in the episode that aired Friday. Douglas fell to second place with $3,200 and took home $2,000. She lost by $3,599. Did I think I was going to win? Douglas recalled. No. I just didnt want to embarrass myself. Inspired by an Alligator article about a UF honors student who took the Jeopardy! qualifying test, Douglas began trying to get on the show two years ago. Last March, she took the online qualifying test for the show. Out of 25 questions, she said she only missed one because she ran out of time. A representative from the show gave her three weeks notice for her June 6 audition in New York City. The day before the audition, she went kayaking on the Hudson River and got sick from getting some of water in her mouth. The friends she was staying with tried to convince her to not go to the audition, but Douglas went anyway. In October, she was called for the taping of the show. Douglas said she had trouble buzzing in her answers because she doesnt have an opposable thumb. She said she only had a chance when the other contestants didnt know the answer. Douglas said she joked around on the set with host Alex Trebek and the shows producers. It was the biggest event in everyones life except me, she said, and I treated it like a big joke. The Final Jeopardy! question was about a brother and sister team who lost in the 1969 Academy Awards. Even though she couldnt remember who the pair was, she wagered $7,000, according to www.j-archive.com, because her aunt Maggie Smith won the Academy Award for best actress that year for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Douglas said. Douglas said she went on the show to get exposure for voiceover work. Since the episode aired, Douglas has reconnected with high school friends who saw her on the show and a man even proposed marriage to her. Jeopardy! fan Alex Rubenstein became curious when he heard Douglas say she was from Gainesville on the show. The 27-year-old management doctoral student looked her up on the UF College of Business website and found her. I immediately began rooting for her, he said. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator.org. Courtesy to the AlligatorYellowlees Douglas, a UF business professor, competed on the game show Jeopardy! and took UF business professor wins $2,000 in Jeopardy! appearance

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013Vonecia Carswell / AlligatorMichelle Manzione, a 23-year-old UF telecommunication senior, pays Sara Barner-Rasmussen, 32, while Nissa Barner-Rasmussen, 9, gathers cookies Monday at the Publix on 34th Street and Williston Road. Students buying anywaya standardized price. White said there are two bakers nationally who are licensed to create Girl Scout Cookies, and each council can decide which baker they want to use to negotiate deals. Just like any other product, they would set their own negotiations to determine what price they are going to pay for their cookies, she said. And they would negotiate that deal independently. region and the needs of the council, she said. White said she doesnt think UF students will turn away because the additional 50 cents. Girl Scout Cookies are a delicious snack meant to be eaten in moderation, she said. But we know you are going to stock up. Sarah Williams, a 20-year-old UF speech pathology sophomore, said the 50 cents wouldnt keep her from buying her favorite cookie, Thin Mints. I think people will still buy them, she said. Theyre so good. White said because the cookies are for a good cause, students shouldnt feel guilty about the extra pounds they will gain during cookie season. Its a fundraising program, but its also a leadership program for girls. For us its not really about cookies, she said. Though we love the cookies. Girl Scout Cookie season will last until March 25. Contact Alexa Volland at avolland@ alligator.org. SCOUT S, from page 1 A NEW LAW SCHOOL RANK METHODOLOGY WAS USED. SAMANTHA SCHUYLERAlligator Contributing WriterUFs Levin College of Law continues to rank highly both as a public and overall institution among 201 public and private accredited law schools, according to a released Tuesday. The new law school methodology puts more emphasis on the types of jobs landed after graduation. Last year, the law school ranked 25th among public schools and 48th overall. This years rankings show a jump to 23rd among public schools and 46th overall. The colleges tax program mainpublic schools and has kept a top 10 position at third overall. The colleges Environmental & Land Use Program kept its position public institutions but went down from ninth to 12th overall. Robert Jerry, dean of the law school, warns that this data should be taken with a grain of salt. Rankings are very sensitive to employment data, and the employment data they use is not audited, he said. There is a lot of confusion in law schools about whether someone is employed in a part-time or full-time job. It creates a considerable inaccuracy that has an impact on the rank itself. Although wary, Jerry was pleased by the potential effects of rankings on reputation. We have a ranking of 3.9 [out of 5] on how judges and lawyers think about our law school, 11th highest among our state, 26th highest among all law schools, Jerry said. If [judges and lawyers] like what youre doing, they like your graduates. Will Matthews, 23, a secondyear law student, views the imAny help that students can get in this legal market is always a plus, he said.UF law school rises in US News & World Report rankingsJerry LIFES T YLE MICHELLE JACKSONAlligator Contributing WriterBringing a gun to school is not something teachers nationwide would want in their job descriptions, and Gainesville teachers are no exception. Local teachers would most likely choose not to bring a gun to school, said Karen McCann, president of the Alachua County Education Association. Because were in a university town that has a tendency to be more liberal than other cities in Florida, they would sway toward not wanting to have to bring a gun to school, she said. A national survey of about 11,000 teachers conducted by the School Improvement Network found that about 75 percent of teachers in the United States wouldnt want to carry a ing concern with school safety following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in December. McCann added that teachers are aware of the changes in their job and environment in the last 30 years. Society is different. Kids are different. [Teachers] were obviously heartbroken like everybody else was, she said of the Sandy Hook shooting. The but the reality is that people and kids are being shot every day. David Hamblen, a behavior resource teacher at Idylwild Elementary School, said school safety is the No. 1 priority. My main concern as an administrator is to make sure that these kids end up at home in the same condition that their parents sent them in, he said. However, he said security measures should be left to proper authorities that are already armed. Theyre trained in how to deal with situations and how to use those guns properly and deescalate situations so that those guns do not have to be used, he said. Hamblen said that putting a elementary school and securing campuses with fencing and gates are the best solutions to increase safety. As the topic of gun control and school safety continues to be debated among current teachits also shaping the way future teachers plan their careers. Jordan Hawkins, a 21-yearold UF education junior, said that in the classroom, her students safety is one of her main responsibilities but disagreed with needing to arm herself. I see theres a reason for it and why teachers do it, but I wouldnt do it, she said. Its sad that this is an issue that has to be brought up.Teachers wouldnt take guns to school THEYRE AVAILABLE VIA GAINESVILLE2GO. ALEX HARRISAlligator Contributing WriterLazy foodies rejoice! Gainesville2go, a local delivery service, recently began delivering orders from fast food restaurants such as Chipotle, Taco Bell and McDonalds to customers around the city. These restaurants are just places a lot of our customers have requested that we deliver for, so we threw them up on our website, said Jackson Bodiford, a manager at Gainesville2go. Unlike most of their popular restaurants, these new offerings le2go, meaning the delivery service doesnt have contracts with them, Bodiford said. With fast food restaurants, since they make the food so fast, we just email things to our drivers, and they just go through a drive-thru, he said. UF students seemed pleased at the idea of being able to order fast food in a simple and convenient way. Its not too far from my apartment, but the delivery service would be pretty nice, said Roshni Marballi, a 21-year-old UF psychology senior. Gainesville2go has seen about 10 orders a day for McDonalds, Taco Bell and Chipotle, making them about equally as popular as the other choices, Bodiford said. Bodiford said the company is expecting a boom of customers. Meanwhile, students like Marballi look forward to using this new service, if only sparingly. It just depends on how lazy Im feeling, she said.Chipotle, McDonalds, Taco Bell delivery starts My main concern as an administrator is to make sure that these kids end up at home in the same condition that their parents sent them in.David Hamblenbehavior resource teacher Price of Girl Scout Cookies by Council Florida Girl Scouts Council (Headquarters) Price Girl Scouts of Citrus Council Inc. (Orlando) $3.50 Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle (Tallahassee) $3.50 Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Inc. (Jacksonville) $4 Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Inc. (Sarasota) $3.50 Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Inc. (Jupiter) $4 Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida Inc. 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KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator WriterWhen Carole Dunne worked long hours at a rehabilitation facility, she said, her boss expected her to go in early and stay late. She was never paid for her overtime work. I was afraid to ask for anything extra because there were 20 people in line waiting for my job, she said. Dunne told her story during an Alachua County commission meeting at the County Administration Building residents discussed options for a proposed wage theft ordinance. The proposed ordinance would provide county mediation for employees who havent received wages in a timely manner. Jacqueline Chung, manager of the Alachua County Equal Opportunity ployees and employers decide whether they should take a labor discrepancy to court. This proposal is just mediation, she said. County Commission Chairman Mike Byerly questioned the effectiveness of an ordinance that doesnt provide a verdict through adjudication. I dont want to set up a process that doesnt do anything, he said. Byerly added that he was hesitant about a clause in the ordinance threatening penalties for frivolous claims. He said requiring evidence such as pay stubs should be enough to ensure the county isnt overrun with unfounded complaints. I dont want to establish anything that will have a chilling effect, he said. Dunne said a clause requiring an employee to notify the employer of his he or she does so could lead to the emTheres a real fear factor in going to your boss saying I think Ive been shortchanged, she said. Commissioner Susan Baird expressed concern for the capability of staff to take on the workload mediating wage cases would add. This could potentially be quite a bit of an addition of responsibility, she said. For now, county staff will continue researching the issue and will modify the proposal. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5 Becca Negron / Alligator updates the County Commission on the proposed wage theft ordinance. KATHRYN VARNStaff WriterAn argument about a boyfriend led to the arrest of a Gainesville woman Monday after she allegedly attacked another woman and threatened her with various sharp objects. Gainesville Police charged Lynette Christina Jakovlev, 35, of 2232 SW 35th Place, with aggravated assault and simple battery, according to a GPD police report. At about 3 p.m. Monday, Jakovlev and the victim, Ida Felicia Mosley, were at a house party in the 2200 block of Southeast Eighth Tobias wrote an email. The two began arguing after Jakovlev asked about Mosleys boyfriend. When Mosley tried to walk away, Jakovlev grabbed Mosleys hair and yanked Mosley to the ground, pulling some of her weaves from her head, according to the report. While Mosley was on the ground, Jakovlev was going to stab Mosley, according to the report. Mosley picked up a chair to defend herself while Herman Miller, the owner of the house, disarmed Jakovlev. Jakovlev then grabbed a pair of scissors from her purse and pointed it at Mosley. Miller also snatched the scissors from her, according to the report. Jakovlev threatened Mosley again with a hand rake, which Miller took from her as well. she found in the yard. After Miller disarmed her for a fourth time, he pushed Jakovlev off his property and called police, according to the report. Jakovlev was booked into the jail at about 5:40 p.m. Monday. She was released Tuesday afternoon after she met bond. Police arrest woman after she attacked another, pulled her weaveLOCALWage theft ordinance discussion continues ABOUT 470 FLORIDIANS WERE SURVEYED. JACQUELINE BONDAlligator Contributing WriterWith more than 7,700 lakes, 700 springs and 825 miles of sandy beaches, people might not believe water is depleted in Florida. A new water survey from UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Center for Public Issues Education showed that Floridians are more concerned with water quality than with water quantity. Alexa Lamm, director for the National Public Policy Evaluation Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources, led the survey of 469 Floridians in December. In a monthly webinar of water in their homes. Cynthia Barnett, water activist, author and journalist, spoke at the Lou Frey Institutes Water and Floridas Future Spring 2013 Symposium on Monday morning. She said she is concerned about the perception held by the public because Floridians have an illusion of water abundance. enjoy an endless and cheap supply of clean water, and we are more than happy to be absolved for the realities of our wastewater. At the symposium, Blake Guillory, the executive director of the Southwest Florida Water Management District, said his district uses about a billion gallons of water each day. We make sure there is enough supply available for the public, for industry and for agriculture, he said. Barnett said one solution that ensures Floridas water future is as rich as its past is a new ethic for water. A water ethic means making sure that the way we live with water today doesnt jeopardize fresh, clean water for our children and ecosystems of tomorrow, she said.Floridians value H2O quality over quantity A water ethic means making sure that the way we live with water today doesnt jeopardize fresh, clean water for our children and ecosystems of tomorrow.Cynthia Barnettwater activist, author and journalistJakovlev

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 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.Sarah Kinonen EDITOR Julia Glum MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Vote or post a message at www.alligator.orgTodays question: Have you bought Girl Scout cookies in the Gainesville area?80% YES 20% NO40 TOTAL VOTESTuesdays question: Should medical marijuana be legalized in Florida?Smoke Monster: Papal conclave party has just begunTHIS WEEK ON VATICANS NEXT TOP POPE: Thats right, folks. The papal conclave, the selection process of the worlds new pope, started this week. As of Tuesday evening, the college of cardinals had not selected a new pope. Pardon our glib tone comparing this medieval ceremony with Tyra Banks franchise, but the pageantry of the event always seems odd in these modern times. Here in America, were used to things being out in the open. We just love our social media. Heck, it was Mitt Romneys birthday this week, and his son posted an Instagram photo of him eating a cupcake with a birthday hat on. We share everything. Its a little weird and mysterious that these 115 cardinals are behind closed doors until they reach a decision. Is it a popularity contest? (Pope-ularity! Sorry.) Do the cardinals run smear campaign ads of their opponents on closed-circuit Vatican TV? How are we supposed to know who to vote for from home with a toll-free number, like when we used to pay attention to American Idol? Italys Angelo Scola and Brazils Odilo Scherer are spoken of as strong contenders, according to an article in Reuters. The former would return the papacy to Italy after 35 years in the hands of Polands John Paul II and European pope since Syrian-born Gregory III in the 8th century. However, a host of other candidates have also been mentioned as papabili potential popes including U.S. cardinals Timothy Dolan and Sean OMalley, Canadas Marc Ouellet and Argentinas Leonardo Sandri, the article goes on to mention. This is like Gods rose ceremony on The Bachelor to the new pope. Instead of a fake TV wedding at the end, this new pope will inherit a laundry list of problems to deal with. The current state of the Catholic Church is threatened by secularism, the scandal of clerical sex abuse and a Vatican bureaucracy stippled with corruption, according to a New York Times article. And in a bizarre twist, basketball star Dennis Rodman promised to be in St. Peters Square on Wednesday in a makeshift popemobile as he campaigns for Cardinal Peter according to an Associated Press article. Oh, well. This whole competition will be over soon, right? There is no time limit to reach a decision, the last conclave in 2005 lasted two days but in 1268, it took 33 months to elect Pope Gregory X, said an article in the Oh.President Obama is missing the MarkA parable, according to many scholars, is an earthly message with a heavenly meaning. Similar to an analwith characters and events that are deeply symbolic. In addition, parables were a common form of teaching in Judaism. Used to simplify tough theological concepts, the parable was an effective tool for many rabbis. Jesus Christ utilized them pretty frequently during his ministry while on Earth. My favorite parable is in Matthew 25, known as the Parable of the Talents (it has different names, depending on the version). It tells of a wealthy man who is going on a journey and entrusts a share of his talents to each of his three servants. To The master leaves, but we dont know where he goes and for how long. He is testing them. doubles the amount that was given to him. The servant who received two talents also goes to work and also doubles the amount. But the third servant, who received only one talent, didnt double that which was given to him. Scared, he buried his talent in the ground and hid it. When the master returned, he demanded an account of gained 100 percent of what they were entrusted. The master lauded both of them, putting them in charge of many things. Then, as the story goes, the third servant approached his master and told him he was afraid of disappointing him, scared that he would lose his talent (this is why he buried it). His master was furious. He criticized the third servant for his indolence. Although Jesus used this parable to metaphorically illustrate our biblical responsibilities, there is a universal and political application, as well. Let me explain. Every week, the Chider-in-Chief blasts Republicans because they support lowering taxes and letting people keep more of their hard-earned money. While refusing to embrace the only sensible solution that will solve Americas feckless and reckless spending problem (i.e., cutting spending), the president and his minions in Washington continue to spout the same old rhetoric: raising taxes on the wealthy, or as he calls them, the well-off and well-connected. Since when is getting a second and third job (i.e., generating more revenue) the only answer to pay off your credit card debt? Since when is it OK not to pay your bills by putting them on the backs of your children? Since when should you be rewarded like the two men who doubled their talents when you like the man who chose not to work hard, who chose not to take risks decided to do nothing? According to a FoxNews.com article nothing but the best, people data showed about 37 percent of the federal income tax burden fell on the top 1 percent, while 41 percent had a zero or negative tax liability. Our president must read a Bible that is fundamentally different than our own. He believes Jesus was a socialist. He believes that if you dont work, you will eat. He believes that beggars can be choosers. He believes that all men were not created equal. He believes that what you sow the government reaps. His favorite verse is Mark 12:17, when Jesus said, Render unto [Obama] that which is [Obamas]. His favorite passage is Romans 13. After Jesus shared one of his parables, his disciples asked him, Why do you speak to them in parables? He replied, Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to THEM. Erik Skipper is an economics sophomore at UF. His column runs on Wednesdays. Erik Skipperopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7 I can still recall most of my Preview weekend at UF. I remember sharing a room with my only friend from home. I remember how much we talked about the beautiful campus smiling as we thought about all of the exciting opportunities ahead of us. But, what I didnt remember about that weekend until recently was Victim Services. As I try to remember sitting in the back of the large room, I can faintly recall the victim advocate but beyond that, nothing. Maybe because it was so short? Or was it that my mind was preoccupied with the more interesting or relatable presentations? Either way, I was about to move hours away from home and hadnt thought once about what I would do or who I would talk to if I was a victim of a crime. Laura Kalt, from the Gainesville Polices Victim Advocate Unit, explained that we dont think about it, because we dont think it can happen to us. Statistically, though, it can happen to any of us. In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published that more than 1 in 3 women and more than 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. What is intimate partner violence? The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey deof physical or sexual violence, stalking and psychological aggression (including coercive tactics) by a current or former intimate partner. There are many misconceptions about intimate partner violence, including that it is extremely rare, only happens to women and that it only occurs in minority communities. But this type of violence happens to people from all walks of life, regardless of sexual orientation, religion, race or social status. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, females ages 20 to 24 are at the greatest risk of experiencing nonfatal intimate partner violence. One UF student, who wished to remain anonymous, constantly think its the stranger in a dark alley that is going to harm us, but more often than not it is the person right next to us, she said. Awareness is the key to preventing this type of violence. While UF has a plethora of services available after a situation occurs from the UFPD Victim Advocates Wellness Center awareness of these programs is not as prevalent. The university is very helpful when it comes to protecting the well-being of students, UPD Victim Advocate Laura Templeton said. She added that in past circumstances, housing has moved students from residence halls they did not feel safe in, and the dean of students can even help students change classes if necessary. But the student who was once a victim of crime said she didnt know those resources existed. When it comes to protecting yourself, knowing what constitutes a healthy relationship is key. Healthy relationships are built on respect, trust, honesty and communication. Controlling and violent tendencies from your partner should never be considered the norm. In order to stop the cycle of violence, seeking help know may be in an abusive relationship, please contact Angelina LaPiana is a political science senior at UF.Intimate partner violence is scarily prevalentAngelina LaPianaSpeaking Out Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the United States of America have become iconic images of our nations patriotism. In both organizations, meetings begin by pledging allegiance to the There is no doubt that these two organizations work toward instilling the most honorable and moral values in our American youth. Both scouts have similar missions and standards for their members. This raises the question of why they are separated. Applying a different organization to each gender further adds to the sexual discrimination and stereotyping that run rampant throughout the U.S. Reinforcing the concept of gender separation through popular youthoriented clubs places restrictions on beyond societys gender norms. Furthermore, there is an obvious genderization of skills that are learned with the scouts. Girl Scouts earn badges based off of creativity and domestic skills. Boy Scouts earn merits that involve more rugged and outdoor activities. The Girl Scouts is a great organization that helps build strong, talented women. According to the statement posted on its website, Girl Scouting builds character, who make the world a better place. This statement creates an image of the ideal woman in our equal-gendered society. But the requirements for the majority of their badges tend to teach a feminized skill set. A few examples of the badges that can be earned as a Cadette are Practical Life Skills, Science and Technology, and Healthy Living. Cadette Girl Scouts are ages 12 to 14. Similar to the Girl Scout mission, these three badges sound very useful and gender-neutral, until the deeper details are revealed. Practical Life Skills badges teach 12-year-old girls how to babysit, which, according to the badges name, is an essential skill they will need throughout their lives. Science and Technology badges teach girls how scientists measure happiness, while Healthy Living that result from eating well-balanced and nutritious meals. Although not all the badges offered are as feminized and borderline sexist, I think these three are disturbingly so. They are teaching girls how to ascribe themselves to the stereotypical female role many men and women are trying so hard to break. Contrary to the feminized Girl Scout badges are the Boy Scout merit badges. When looking at the Girl and Boy Scout badges, the most obvious difference lies in the labeling. Girl Scout badges tend to have more ambiguous names. But the Boy Scout badges are more straightforward. A significant portion of the merit badges involve outdoor sports and activities. Archery, bird study, camping and climbing are a few examples. The badges require scouts to perform the activity stated in the name. Then they have to complete reports based on already-provided questions. The process to earn a badge for Boy Scouts is a little more meticulous than it is for Girl Scouts. The gender differences between both organizations are apparent by performing the necessary activities that each badge calls for. The gender segregation of each scout group does not simply end at just separating each gender. It is present throughout. This shows how profoundly inherent gender roles are in our culture. We should be teaching girls and boys the same skills and values. way they are taught to be good people. Integrating the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the United States of America into one organization is a way to show that a persons sex role or expectations. Gender is a mere construct of society. Kaitlyn McGowan is an English major at UF.Gender inequality is rampant in the boy and girl Scouts of America organizationsKaitlyn McGowanSpeaking Out I speak for the treesConstruction of the new Heavener School of Business is set to begin soon. In preparation for the new building, UF is about to start cutting down a huge number of trees (about 100) on the northeast corner of campus the corner of University Avenue and 13th Street. The tree clearing will begin any day now. This corner is at one of the main gateways to campus and is currently beautifully landscaped with a variety of trees and shrubs, including some very old, tall pines, oaks and magnolias. If you havent visited this pretty corner of the university in a while, youd better do it now because it will soon be gone forever. Lisa Jelks Editorial assistant Warrington College of Business AdministrationLetters to the Editor Guest column Guest column

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Editors note: This is second candidates running in the 2013 District 4 City Commission race.KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff WriterEvery Friday for the past 25 years, W. E. Mac McEachern has been meeting with friends at breakfast restaurants around Gainesville. We call ourselves the old curmudgeons, he said as his friends the 43rd Street Deli & Breakfast House deli, many of them wearing McEachern for District Four campaign T-shirts. McEachern, 81, is running for District 4 city commissioner for Tuesdays city elections on a platform of honesty and conservatism, he said. In his time as a Gainesville resident, McEachern served nine years on the Gainesville-Alachua Regional Airport Authority, six years as a city commissioner and one term as mayor. Now, hes back in politics almost 25 years later because he feels the current City Commission has brought the city to the point of One of McEacherns main concerns centers on a biomass plant under construction off U.S. Highway 441. Because of the plant, a fuel adjustment fee of 5.1 cents per kilowatthour has been added to Gainesville Regional Utility electric bills, he said. The city is saying that residents down the road, but students wont be here down the road, McEachern said. We have to have somebody look at it from a practical point of view, he said. My administration is going to get the money back to the people now. McEachern also said there are bus transportation and housing issues in the city. To McEachern, the Regional Transit System works well for UF and Santa Fe College students, but he wants to improve the bus system in low-income areas around the city. While McEachern was a commissioner from 1981 to 1987, the Commission passed an ordinance that prohibited more than three unrelated people from living in the same house in certain areas and turned vacant lots around the city into single-family homes. McEachern said he wants to preserve neighborhoods by enforcing noise pollution violations at bars and eliminating pressure on singlefamily homes to be demolished and apartments built in their places. Annie Orlando, whos known McEachern for almost 25 years, said she believes hes the best candidate for the job. Hes got a lot of integrity, she said. Hes a very honest man. Orlando said she supports McEacherns plan to improve the relationship between the City Commission and residents. Mac is going to change all of that, she said. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@ alligator.org. running in the 2013 District 4 City Commission race.COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator WriterRandy Wells says he needs three more years to get the job done. The incumbent District 4 Gainesville city commissioner is running for re-election in Tuesdays city elections. In his past term, Wells was challenged with balancing Gainesvilles budget in the face of the economic downturn. He said the City Commission softened the blow of the recession by trimming positions to avoid layoffs and raising extra raising property taxes. Wells said the key to keeping the city in good shape is to invest in basic services such as law enforcement and public parks. He said these services make the city more attractive to businesses looking to relocate or expand. Hopefully, many students will have the opportunity to stay here and start businesses of their own and raise families here in Gainesville, Wells said. A Colorado native, Wells moved to Gainesville a decade ago so his wife could attend graduate school at UF. Since he moved to Gainesville, the now 45-year-old property manager has jumped into community involvement. When the U.S. Army Reserve Center closed on Northeast Eighth Street several years ago, Wells and a few neighbors petiinto a neighborhood park and community space. Wells is currently the chairman of the Equal Opportunity Committee and the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization in the City Commission. During his past term, Wells said he was proud of his involvement in working to restructure the former Gainesville Correctional Institution into a center for homeless services. Wells said he wants to continue the project if re-elected. He added that he also wants to continue advancing bicycle and pedestrian connectivity and safety as well as an improved bus transit system that connects the city to the rest of the county. Derek Helmick, Wells campaign chua County Young Democrats meeting in 2009. He styled himself as the young voice of politics in Alachua County, the 25-yearold said. Helmick began campaigning for Wells by Wells passion for local issues. Helmick even put law school on pause to campaign for Wells. You tend to put things on hold when you see people like Commissioner Wells out there, he said. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator.org.Gainesville City Commission candidate: Randy Wells8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013Meet the Gainesville City Commission candidatesElise Giordano / Alligator StaffW.E. Mac McEachern, 81, stands on the corner of Southeast Second Place and Southeast First Street on Feb. 12. McEachern is running for District 4 city commissioner.Kelly Logan / Alligator StaffCurrent District 4 Gainesville City Commissioner Randy Wells sits on a ledge at City Hall on Feb. 12. Wells is the current chairman of the Equal Opportunity Committee and Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization. Gainesville City Commission candidate: W.E. McEachern

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Use the Off Campus Housing Locator Service at http:// housing.offcampus.ufl.edu. Know your budget and choose a property that allows you to live within your means. Create a priority list. What do you care about most in a living space? Room size, rent, type of lease, type of community (large undergrad population, graduate students, local residents, etc.), location, proximity to campus or bus route all these things are factors to consider in choosing a place to live. Write out a list of ideal characteristics you want in your future living space and keep these criteria in mind when selecting a location. Choose a well-suited roommate or choose to live alone. Know what kind of person would best compliment your personality and choose accordingly. Drive around and visit the place and neighborhood you are looking to live in. Take a tour of the complexes or houses that interest you, ask questions, and get to know the complex management or rental house landlord. Ask your friends for advice on where to live. Which properties worked well for them? Which did not? Visit the Gainesville Police Department website www. gainesvillepd.org and click on the Crime Reports link to view crime statistics before signing a lease. Enter the address youre interested in and all reported crime incidents will appear on an interactive map. Go back to the property at night and make some observations. Is it well lit? Do you see the security guard that management promised? Is the security gate working? Is it quiet enough to study and sleep? How close is the bus stop or parking spot to the complex or house, etc.? Once youve narrowed down your search, make an appointment with UFs Student Legal Services by going to their website www. studentlegalservices.ufl.edu and completing the Client Intake Form. SLS can help you in reviewing the lease BEFORE you sign it. This is a great way to know what your legal responsibilities will be under that lease. Gainesville is a GREAT place to rent and live so have fun with your search! Free Online Housing Locator Service: off-campus housing, subleases, roommates, and information about rent, room size, location, etc. at this free online site. Go to http://housing.offGator Guide to Off Campus Life: A free publication that ing the right apartment, budgeting money, being safe, keeping electric costs low, getting around the city and much more. To get a copy of the Peabody Hall or visit our website at Monthly Newsletter: OCL sends a monthly electronic newsletter to all off-campus students. Topics monthly resources and opportunities, fun stuff and much more. If you would like to receive the OCL newsletter, visit edu and click on the newsletter link or sign up on OCLs Facebook page www.facebook.com/UFOffCampusLife. Individual Meetings: Off Campus Life provides individual meetings with students who are looking for off campus housing. These meetings include information about the Gainesville rental market, average costs, safety information, transportation information and the opportunity to have your questions answered by OCL staff. To set up an appointment complete the appointment request form on the OCL website http://www. Discover Gainesville: Off Campus Lifes newest event series, Discover Gainesville allows you to visit local hotspots. Spring events include a visit to the Santa Fe Zoo & Planetarium in March and UF Womens Lacrosse game in April. To learn more about Discover Gainesville or to rsvp for our remaining events visit the OCL webLearn More: Visit our website tion about Off Campus Life resources and services. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at UF Off Campus Life for daily updates and reminders of OCL events, tips and fun things going on in the community.2, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 What is Off Campus Life? off campus. OCL aims to provide programs and services that will prepare you to be a great Gator neighbor here in Gainesville or wherever the road may take you. Off Campus Life, which is part of UFs Division of Student Affairs, has been providing support services and resources to UF students living off campus since 2004. OCLs support services and resources include: Getting StartedGainesville has an abundance of off campus housing options including apartments, condos, houses and rooms for rent, so take your time and be sure to visit several properties in person and shop around before signing a lease. Information reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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4, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 LeasesInformation reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus LifeMake sure you read and fully understand all aspects of the lease before signdetails of your living arrangement. Leases often involve policies about pets, security and pet deposits, legal entry and other important information. Typically, leases in Gainesville are 12 months. If you will need housing for 10 months or less, talk with the management about whether they can provide a short-term lease. There are two types of leases that are usually available, Joint Leases and Individual Leases. Joint Lease: All roommates are held responsible for the lease. If one person breaks the lease, the other roommates are held responsible for paying the total rent. This tends to be the lease more prominent when renting a house or single-family dwelling. Individual Lease: Each person is held responsible for his or her own actions. For instance, if one roommate breaks the lease, that person is still responsible for paying his or her own rent. For most college students, individual leases are the best choice. Each person in the lease is responsible for his or her own actions and not the actions of a roommate. Clauses to LOOK FOR in a lease: At managements discretion, the tenant may be asked to leave within three days Tenant waives all defects in the building Landlord shall not be responsible for injury to person, including tenant and guests, as a result of any cause Tenant is responsible for all repairs to premises Landlord may enter dwelling without notice Landlord has a lien (a legal claim on the property of another as security for the payment of a debt) on all personal property of tenant A great University of Florida resource available to full-time students at no charge is Student Legal Services. For any questions on your lease, visit the Student Legal Services website www.studentlegalserappointment with a lawyer to help review it BEFORE you sign it. Clauses to AVOID in a lease: Dates of occupancy: Compare these dates to the beginning and end of the school year Amount of monthly rent and the date it is due each month Amount of Application Fees, Security Deposit, Redecoration Fees and any other fees charged Responsibility for payment of utilities Responsibility for general maintenance and repairs Sublease: If you sign a 12-month lease but think you may need the dwelling for a shorter period of time, make sure the lease allows you to sublease (rent your dwelling to another person who will assume the remainder of your lease) Pet policy Automatic renewal clause Type of lease: Joint vs. Individual

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6, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 Both personal and property safety is important as you search for off-campus housing. Before signing a lease, Off Campus Life recommends you check the crime stats of an area. A free service called Crime Reports is available on the Gainesville Police Departments website. Crime Re ports allows you to see all reported crime in a certain area. Go to www.gaines villepd.org, click Crime Reports on the right-hand side, and enter the address of interest to see local inci dent data. when looking at safety dur ing your apartment search: 1. Go back to the com plex at night. How do you feel? Is the place well lit and populated, or dark and isolated? 2. Does the property have working security gates and/or guards? 3. Check for deadbolts on the front door, locks for individual doors, alarm systems, etc. and ask lots of questions about the securi ty. Is there an extra charge for a security system? 4. Has there been crime in the area recently? What actions have been taken to prevent crime from happening? 5. Dont forget about purchasing Renters Insur ance to protect you and your stuff from the unex pected.Having a roommate is a great way to divide the costs of living off the right person to live with, living off campus could be challenging. Below are some tips that will help those who are thinking about living with a roommate. Communication is key. Talk about your budget for housing, ex pectations for safety, expectations for guests and what your housing needs are before you even begin your search. Being on the same page as your roommates will make your co-habitation experience much better and reduce the pos Start with a friend or sibling. These are often good options for roommates since you already know them. Before moving in, come to an agreement about who will get which bedroom and bathroom along with which cabinets/storage space each person can use. Discuss how payment of rent and bills will take place. Is each person responsible for his or her own bills or will someone be in charge of collecting payment from each roommate? Dont have someone you want to live with? Some apart ment complexes offer Roommate Matching or Roommate Place ment. out a survey and management attempts to match you with likeminded roommates based on the form Roommate Placement: Apart ment management places you in any open space they have available Make sure you can change apartments if management places you with roommates you are not compatible with. Off Campus Lifes Housing Locator http://housing.offcampus. feature where you can search for roommates. Safety Tips RoommatesInformation reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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If you are thinking about renting a house or apartment, Renters Insurance provides important coverage for both you and your possessions. A standard Renters Policy protects your personal property in case of theft or damage and may pay for temporary living expenses if your rental is damaged (including loss of use). It can also shield you from personal liability. Anyone who leases a house or apartment should consider this type of coverage. Talk with your parents before getting your own on your parents or a family member and they own a home, they might be able to cover you under their homeowners policy. Some homeowner policies will cover a dependents rental property while in college. There are several types of Residential Insurance policies. Read your policy information carefully and ensure you have full coverage. Policies should include coverage for the following items: that is part of a building arent on the list. If you live in an area prone to one or more of the four, youll need to buy a separate policy or a rider. In areas where hurricanes can pose a threat, you might also need to buy a separate rider to cover wind damage. Ask your insurance agent about this extra coverage. Gainesville WEDNESDAY MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE 7 Renters Insurance live until you know how much you are able to spend. Here are some budget considerations you should think about while touring a property: rent? Utilities, gas, water, cable, Internet? for gas, electric, water and garbage disposal? If management doesnt know, contact GRU at www.gru.com and they can provide average costs of utilities from the previous year. in the deposit and monthly cost for food, medical and grooming care. Before you sign your lease, call your insurance company and see how much it will cost monthly to insure your apartment or house. 6. Are you going to need fuel for your vehicle or are you going to tion/car maintenance costs to your budget. 7. How much will you spend monthly on groceries or on a meal plan? so much on rent that you dont have money for leisure time. ing, shoes and accessories? 10. How much money can you save every month? Its really good to save some money every month to cover unexpected emergency To help you with your budget, OCL has a budget spreadsheet in the Gator Guide to Off Campus Life (page 5) and online at www. Your living environment plays a and wellbeing. Know what you want to get out of your living space and choose your location and roommate(s) accordingly. Now that you call Gainesville home, let Off Campus Life help you get the most out of your off-campus experience.BudgetsInformation reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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WEDNESDAY MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ,9Student Legal Services How Do I Find An Apartment? Legal Assistance State Assistance Local Assistance Off-Campus Housing Information INTRODUCTION CAVEAT DISCLAIMER Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal Services

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10, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 Can I Be Evicted If I Pay My Rent and My Roommates Dont?Usually. Most leases provide that the tenants are jointly and severally liable for the entire rent. This means the landlord can evict you unless the full rent is paid. It is possible for you to sue your roommates in small claims court to collect their share of the rent and utilities. A written roommate agreement will be helpful in proving your case in court. judgment quickly, the best thing you can do is obtain new roommates.So What If I Get Sued? I Have No Money!Any judgment for money damages is enforceable for at least 20 years and earns interest. A judgment may be enforced by seizing your wages, bank accounts, or your personal property. A judgment will also adversely affect your credit rating. Application Deposits: Never put down a deposit to hold an apartment unless you have a written agreement indicating whether it is refundable.Model Apartments: Never sign a lease based upon a model. Insist on seeing your actual apartment.Cost: Can you afford it? Even if your roommates leave?Safety: Inspect the locks on the doors and windows is there a deadbolt on the front door? Do sliding glass doors have adequate locks to deter forced entry? Are the hallways and parking lots well lit? Make sure tree limbs and shrubs in front of the apartment are well trimmed. You can contact the Alachua County Department for information on crime in the area.Function: At move-in, check all plumbing and appliances. Run water in check air conditioning and heating. Inventory: Note all defects on the inventory sheet or check-in list signed by tograph or videotape the apartment at movi-in.Appearance: Is it clean? Do the carpets look worn or smell bad? Has the apartment been painted recently? Do the walls have nail holes? In some Gainesville neighborhoods, only three unrelated persons may live together. Check with the city if you plan on having more than two roommates. Retain a copy of the lease and all attachments or addendums to the lease for your records. Have all promised repairs and improvements written into the lease and signed by the landlord. Get clear written permission for any pets.What Should I Look For In An Apartment?Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal ServicesWhat Should I Do Before I Sign a Lease?DO Read the lease and make sure you understand it. Review a copy of the lease with an attorney prior to signing it. Expect to pay full rent, not just your share. This is what joint and several liability means, a term included or implied in nearly all leases. Obtain a copy of the lease and all attachments or addendums to the lease, and put everything with your personal records. Have all promised repairs and improvements written into the lease and signed by the landlord. Insist on seeing your actual unit. Get clear written permission for any pets. Check for maintenance responsibilities when renting a house or duplex. DONT Do not sign a 12-month lease unless you are willing to pay rent for 12 months. Do not sign a 12-month lease with roommates unless all roommates are willing to rent for 12 months. Do not have your parents sign the lease or a parental guarantee agreeing to be responsible for rent, if possible. See if the landlord will accept an additional security deposit instead. Do not sign a lease with automatic renewal clause. Do not sign a lease that gives the landlord unlimited access to the apartment without notice or consent. Do not sign a lease based upon a model apartment. Do not sign a lease before visiting the neighborhood at various times during the day, at night and on weekends. Do not sign a lease until all agreements negotiated with the landlord are in writing. Failure to pay rent is the quickest way to be evicted! The landlord will serve a notice demanding payment of rent or possession of the apartment. If you fail to comply with the demand within three days, excluding weekends and holidays, eviction proceedings may be started. Neither surrender of the apartment or eviction ends your liability for rent! You should contact an attorney immediately upon receipt of a three-day notice. What Can Happen If I Dont Pay Rent? Can I use My Security Deposit for the Last Months Rent?No. Landlords can legally evict you for non-payment of rent even when your security deposit is equal to your last months rent. The purpose of the security deposit is to protect the landlord against damages to the apartment.

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WEDNESDAY MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE 11 Getting Along Do I Really Need Insurance For MY Personal Property? Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal Services My Landlord Refuses to Make Repairs, What Can I Do? Can I Deduct Repair Costs From My Rent?

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12, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013Getting EvictedCan I Be Evicted For Any Other Reason?Yes! Your lease can be terminated if you violate any lease terms, rules and regulations, or the Act. If your lease is terminated and you do not vacate the apartment, Termination begins with a 7-day notice. Your options depend on whether the vioIf you receive either type of notice, you should contact an attorney. Neither termination of your lease, nor your eviction from the apartment ends your liability for rent! Curable Violations: You will be given seven days to correct a curable violation. Curable violations include unauthorized pets, guests, parking, or the failure to keep the apartment clean and sanitary. If you repeat the violation within 12 months, you will not be given another chance. Noncurable Violations: The landlord may terminate your lease with a 7-day notice without giving you a chance to correct a noncurable violation. Noncurable violations include deliberate destruction or misuse of the landlords property or a continued, unreasonable disturbance. What Exactly Is An Eviction?An eviction is the formal end to your right to occupy the apartment. It does not end your duty to pay rent. an Answer within 5 days. Contact an attorney immediately. If the court rules against you, a judgment for possession of the apartment, unpaid rent, late fees, interest, court costs and attorneys fees will be entered for the landlord. The sheriff will post a notice at the apartment that requires you to vacate within 24 hours. If you do not vacate within 24 hours, the sheriff will remove you and your personal property from the apartment. What Are My Duties As A Tenant? First, last and always, PAY RENT! Comply with all other lease terms. Comply with all rules and regulations. Comply with housing and health codes. Comply with all zoning restrictions. Keep the apartment clean and sanitary. Do not damage the apartment. Do not disturb your neighbors.How Do I Find A Good Roommate? Discuss with potential roommates preferences in food, music, personal habits, Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal Services

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Getting Out There is no time period established by the Act. You should not sign a lease that provides for automatic renewals of requires you to give the landlord a notice of nonrenewal. If you do sign such a lease, you must strictly comply with the notice requirements imposed by the lease. There are some limits to the enforceability of these clauses. Contact an attorney if you have any questions. If the lease does not specify otherwise, renewals are a matter of general contract law. The landlord cannot force you to renew prior to the end of your lease. However, if you do not renew by the landlords deadline, the landlord may rent your apartment to someone else. What Can I Do About Noisy Neighbors?Try to reason with the neighbor to reach an acceptable comof noise disturbance an unavoidable reality of apartment living. the law in this area is so poorly developed, legal representation is a necessity. In extreme cases, call the police and report the matter. Unfortunately, this can lead to revenge and reprisals. I Cant Stand My Roommate. What Can I Do?Discuss the matter with your roommate immediately. Dont ignore the problem with the hope that it will go away. A little give Under the Act, your landlord is not responsible for most roommate disputes. If your roommate is violating the lease, you should consult an attorney. 14, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 What Steps Can I Take To Protect My Security Deposit? caused pre-existing damage. When you move out, clean the apartment completely and thoroughly. Some landlords proing supplies and professional carpet cleaning as evidence. is not available or refuses your request. Move-in and move-out photographs or videotape are strongly recommended in case there is a dispute. Can I Break My Lease BecauseI am graduating? No! My roommate left? No! I cannot afford the rent? No! The neighborhood is unsafe? No!Under the Act, you can only terminate the lease if the landlord is materially violating your lease or the Act. You should obtain legal advice before attempting to terminate your lease. In many cases, the best Information reprinted with permission by UF Student Legal ServicesDoes the Law Require Interest Payments on Security Deposits?Landlords must hold security deposits in one of three methods. Two methods of holding the deposits require interest to be paid. The method which does not require interest payment is the one most landlords use. The landlord is required to inform you in writing how your deposit is being held, where it is held, and whether you will receive interest. Can I Sublet My Apartment?Usually. the landlord cannot unreasonably withhold consent to an assignment or sublease. The landlord may require potential replacement tenants to submit an sublet fee even when you provide the replacement tenants. Normally you remain liable under your lease if the replacement tenants do not pay rent or damage the apartment. Some landlords will release you from the obligations of your lease. If you are being released, get it in writing. How Soon Must I Renew My Lease?

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16, STUDENT LIVING GUIDE ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY MARCH 13, 2013 Joint Leases: 12 month leases Utilities: Parking:Crime Statistics: Occupancy Ordinance: Neighbors: Noise Ordinance: Landlord Permit: Garbage & Recycling Contact OCL Renting a house in Gainesville? Here are some things you should know: Information reprinted with permission by UFs Off Campus Life

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ON AVERAGE, THE STUDY PARTICIPANTS GAINED TWO POUNDS. ERIKA OAKVIKAlligator Contributing WriterUF student Colby Royce knew pulling an allthe best idea for her health. potentially cause her to gain weight. sleep deprived, they also tend to overeat, causing University of Colorado Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory. The research showed that sleep deprivation can cause physiological and behavioral changes When I study late at night, all I drink is or eating just to keep yourself awake and doing On average, participants gained two pounds, turning to carbohydrates and fats for the energy boost they needed to stay awake. Royce said packing healthy snacks or avoiding plans to get little sleep. The study showed that with nine hours of sleep a night, participants lost the weight they initially gained. average of seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Every aspect of your wellness is intertwined, it could hurt the other areas. ALLIGATOR, 25 Kelly Logan / Alligator StaffA student sleeps in the Hub on Tuesday morning. A new study by the University of Colorado-Boulder found that a lack of sleep can lead to weight gain. Students can gain pounds when they lose sleep, study shows KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writer plans for the future with residents presentation to the public at the Gainesville High School Ninth Grade Center. burglary, larceny and auto theft, degravated assault cases all under The presentation highlighted which included the Christian Aguilar investigation. a new citizen surveillance initiawhich encourages citizens to dial be suspicious, it probably is, said as. We would rather you give us a call than to have suspicious activity GPD Chief Tony Jones said his outreach. to face, he said. Making these contacts with the citizens is very Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@ alligator.org.GPD outlines crime rates, future plans in town hall meetingViolent, property crimes have dropped When you see something that you think is out of place or that may be suspicious, it probably is.GPD spokesman

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 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 4-24-72-1 PLAY THERE...LIVE HERETHE POLOSNOW offering ROOMMATE MATCHING on 3/3s$464/personCall Today! 352-335-7656 4-24-72-1 Countryside 4 Bd/4 Bth furnished condo on bus route. Bball, vball, pool, spa and fitness room. $440/room, includes $50 utility allowance per/room. Ellie (561)3619600 or ebelliveau@sgczklaw.com 3-15-13-7-1 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 4-24-13-72-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/ house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dry er included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 352-538-2181 lv message 4-24-13-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-11-13-167-2 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. Double your pleasure in our spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath apartments. Individual leasing available! Mention this ad for $0 move in fees!! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-24-72-2 Now leasing 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th Street. 1BR/$450, 2BR/$570. Call 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 4-24-1372-2 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 4-24-13-72-2 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 4-24-13-72-2LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1,2 & 3BR floorplans starting at $665. Free Hi-Speed internet, washer/dryer, fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool etc. M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-3 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com 4-24-13-72-2 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 4-24-83-2 CAMPUS EDGE CONDO 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School. Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable rates. 239-300-1294 3-29-13-46-2 QUIET AFFORDABLE LIVING Immediate 1/1, 2/1s Call for Newly Reduced Rates! 1/2 mi to UF, 3 bus routes Midtown parking, bike trail to UF www.FrederickGardens.com 4-24-13-61-2 UPPER WESTSIDESpacious 1 & 2 bdrm luxury apts. Walking distance to UF & stadium. Now leasing for fall 2013. Free Hi-Speed internet. Parking avail. 328 NW 14th Street 352-872-4644 www.upperwestsideuf.com 4-24-13-55-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $399. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat. 10-5 701 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com 4-24-13-55-2 One block to UF! 2bed/2.5 bath townhouse. Washer/Dryer/DW/woodfloors, large kitchen, guaranteed parking included. Call Todd at 352-514-4915 www.forrentgainesville.com 3-12-13-20-2 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 3-12-13-20-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 2/1 Apt 204 NW 18 St. $1200 4/2 house 610 NW 34 Ter $1400 4/2 929 NW 22nd St. $1500 3-15-13-17-2 COUNTRYSIDE 4BR/4BA, furnished common area. Individual leases available. Main bus route. Unit next to pool. $375/room/mo incl all utils & internet. Available mid-May. 561-718-7637 or 561-582-1031 3-21-1320-2 WALK TO UF START SUMMER OR FALL Studios $450-$400 1BR/1BA $550 $525 2BR $650-$850 1 yr lease. SD, NS, NP. Call/Text 352-870-7256 gvll32601@gmail.com 6-20-13-55-2 Walk to UF, VA, or Vet School. 2/1 available now at Summit House Condos. Nice, renovated with new appliances & flooring. $600/ mo. Yr. lease. 352-843-0862 to see. 3-2614-2 *AVAILABLE NOW**DOWNTOWN*Efficiency Apartment with Fresh Paint, New Flooring, Updated Bath. 216 SW 3rd Ave. $415/mth w/free water. Call 870-2760 3-25-13-12-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 4-5-13-20-2 2,3,4 & 5BR HOUSES, BLOCKS TO UF. Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-3593341/359-5584 3-29-13-16-2 Rm for rent in 3/3, gorgeous, renovated Downtown Victorian. Huge kitchen and modern appliances. 1.5 miles to UF. $550/mo. Text or call 907-712-7500 for pics and info. 4-1-13-14-2 Available for Immediate Occupancy! All-Inclusive, Individual Leases Starting at $300! Walk to campus! Text TREND to 313131 to speak with a Leasing Agent! 3-19-13-5-2 2/2.5 bath townhouse one block to uf. Wood floors, w/d, dishwasher, guaranteed parking. Avail 8/1 Call Todd 514-4915 $1150 per month www.forrentgainesville.com 4-2313-30-2 First month rent free! Sublease 3/2 House for Fall 2013/Spring 2014, newly renovated, 1.5 blocks from UF. $1860/month or $620/room Call 561-324-7559 3-19-13-5-2 A large Bedroom priv bath availabe now to rent in a 3bedrm house with Backyard near UF. Brand new carpet+paint(561)706-5378 elec. included! 3-19-13-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Re-Letting 1 Bed/1 Bath at University House for Summer. Unlimited Utilities/Fully Furnished/Pool/Gym/Tanning Booth. I Will Rebate $500 Upon Lease Approval. Contact 305-304-0366 or steven4um@yahoo.com 3-26-13-10-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Beautifully renovated, furnished condo,1 mile from UF, $369/MO includes cable, internet, utilities, pool + fitness room and on bus route, Female roommate needed, 352 262-2871 3-29-13-55-4 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) 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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ALLIGATORNEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-24-72-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-24-13-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-24-13-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-24-13-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-24-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-24-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-24-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-24-72-6 can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-24-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-24-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-24-13-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. 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 4-24-13-72-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-514-9858 4-24-72-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-24-13-72-10 BOOKS: Romance does not always live up to our expectations. But, come on, does it have to fall as far short as it does in Clumsy Hearts? A slightly misguided romance, by Hysteria Molt. Available via Amazon.com. 3-22-13-10-10 ***NEW CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE*** Twice As Nice Consignment And Boutique 4110 SW 34th Street, Suite 3 (352)371-9301 /FB & Twitter Clothes, Furniture, Books, etc. 3-1913-5-10 MOTORCYCLE TIRE SALE SPORT, STREET, CRUISER, OFF-ROAD. OVER 400 TIRES IN STOCK. MENTION THIS AD FOR $10.OO OFF. RPM MOTORCYCLES 352-377-6974 4-24-72-11 4-24-13-72-11 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 4-24-13-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-24-13-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-24-13-72-11 Road Rat Motors offers FREE pickup service for any paid scooter repair. Daily pickups. LOWEST labor rate, quickest turnaround in Gville! Will repair ANY brand scooter. Free estimates. 376-6275. RoadRatMotors.com 4-24-13-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-24-13-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 4-24-72-11 SWAMP CYCLES Closest to campus. MMI Certified Mechanics for Motorcycles and experienced scooter mechanics. Lowest prices. Friendly service. 633 NW 13th Street, 373-8823, www.swampcycles.com 4-2458-11 WANTED:DEAD & ABANDONED SCOOTERS352-327-0080 3-12-5-112009 SUZUKI M50 BOULEVARD Low mileage, garage-kept. $4995850-826-1825 3-15-13-7-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-24-72-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 4-24-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 BRING YOUR W2 AND DRIVE TODAY!!!! NO MONEY DOWN!!!! VEHICLES $1000 & UP!! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 94 Ford Ex;lorer $1000 94 Mazda Protege $1500 96 Cadillac Deville $1500 98 Cadillac Catera $1999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 95Honda Civic $3999 96 Honda Accord $3999 00 Hyundai Elantra $4999 95 Lexus GS300 $4999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 03 Chevy Impala $5999 99 Honda Accord $4999 04 Saturn Ion $6999 02 Buick Lesabre $6999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECKS!!! CARS, TRUCKS, SUV'S & VANS! 30 DAY WARRANTY!!! 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 BRING YOUR W2 AND DRIVE TODAY!!!! NO MONEY DOWN!!!! WILL FINANCE ANYONE!! 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 02 Toyota Corolla $6999 06 Mits Galant $7999 04 Toyota Corolla $8999 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 04 Volvo S40 $8999 04 Ford F150 $8999 03 Nissan Frontier $9999 06 Chevy Silverado $9999 352-375-9090 4-24-54-12 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Brandy 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-12 2010 Mazda 3, 35,000 miles, one owner, gunmetal blue with black interior, alloy wheels, keyless entry, Bluetooth, tinted windows, great MPG, $13,000 obo 352-8723716 3-15-3-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-24-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-24-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. 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 depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville, FL 32604

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28, 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 3-11-13-72-13 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. Daytime Advertising ProductionThe Independent Florida Alligator Advertising Production Department is accepting student applications. Duties include graphic design and organizational layout. Will train, but experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred. Friendly work environment, flexible schedule, with hours between 9 am 5 pm M-F. 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Interview information regarding group interview on March 16th will be sent out upon receipt. 3-15-13-10-14 Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida is conducting a research study for women 20-40 yo on birth control pills. Compensation given. For details call Bonnie Coats at 273-9014 4-24-35-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring for summer! Camp Counselors, Swim, Gymnastics, Office, Rockwall, Cheer, Dance, Clean/Maint., Drivers. Visit suncountrysports.com/jobs.html for info & to submit our required application today! 3-15-13-5-14 FUN SUMMER JOB ON UF CAMPUS Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing students to help with Gator Dining meal plan sales from May August. Approx. 20 hrs a week, $10/hr plus cash bonuses, flexible hours and evenings plus free meals! Must enjoy interacting with others in a professional manner and have a positive attitude. Retail, customer service or volunteer experience is a plus. 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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Spring football depth chart releasedRead the extended version of our Pro Day story online at alligatorSports.org for a look at Floridas spring practice depth chart.Football player citedRedshirt freshman Jessamen Dunker was cited last week for unknowingly driving with a suspended license. Dunker is currently facing charges of grand theft of an auto vehicle and driving on a suspended license. Little was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week. See story, page 31. FLOYD IS PROJECTED AS A TOP-FIVE SELECTION IN THE 2013 NFL DRAFT. PHILLIP HEILMANAlligator Staff WriterNobody is second-guessing Sharrif Floyds decision to leave UF early these days. Floyd, who announced his intention to forgo his senior season following Floridas 33-23 loss to Louisville in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2, has seen his draft stock rise meteorically during the past few weeks. The 6-foot-3, 297-pound defensive lineman is now considered a Draft, which begins on April 25. Despite not attending Floridas Pro Day on Tuesday Floyd tweaked his ankle at the NFL Scouting Combine and will hold a private workout later this month scouts and coaches raved about his ability to command double teams and cause chaos for opposing offenses. Hes a game-changer at the college level, said David Caldwell, general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars. He may not have the so-called sack production, but he disrupts a lot of plays. Floyds raw statistics from last tention he has received since announcing his decision. with 46 tackles, 13 of which went for a loss, and also notched three sacks in 13 games during his junior season. But in Floridas loss to Louisgoal. Coach Will Muschamp said that type of production was there throughout the season, even if the box score showed differently. Turn on the tape, Muschamp said. The guy can anchor, he can play the run, hes got great initial quickness, he can rush the passer. Hes everything you want for an inside player. Floyd is one of seven starters the Gators must replace from a nation with 14.5 points per game allowed. year defensive coordinator D.J. team is bringing back next season. Were not just playing 11 guys, Durkin said. We play 20-something guys in a game on defense, and we want to continue that. Weve got some up-andcoming guys we feel really good about. Purifoy working with offense: Muschamp said on Tuesday that cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy, who will be a junior next season, spring practice as a full-time wide receiver. team last season with 38 tackles while also forcing three fumbles given his athleticism and Floridas lack of depth at receiver, the coaching staff has opted to incorporate him into the offense. A guy that hasnt been full time at that position, so it would be good for him to go through Muschamp said. Added offensive coordinator Brent Pease: We know hes a defensive guy, but when you have a talent like him he can step on offensively. Injuries: Ronald Powell will not participate in spring practice as he continues his recovery after suffering a torn ACL in Floridas spring game and undergoing a second surgery to repair his knee in October. Offensive linemen Chaz Green (ankle) and Ian Silberman (shoulder) will also miss spring practice, as will freshman linebacker Matt Rolin (knee). Kyle Christy, Neiron Ball, Solomon Patton and Jon Halapio will be limited participants as they return to full speed. Were going to be a little thin up front with some injuries, throwing it, and thats going to be a big part of it in spring, Muschamp said. Contact Phillip Heilman at pheilman@alligator.org.David Carr / Alligator StaffDefensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (73) celebrates after making a tackle during Floridas 33-23 loss to Louisville during the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2 at the Superdome in New Orleans. Defensive tackles stock rising as NFL draft approaches ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff WriterThe Gators and the Seminoles have reversed roles. No. 5 Florida State (16-0) defeated Florida (8-10) 4-1 Tuesday night at McKethan game in Gainesville since 2007. Coach Kevin OSullivan hadnt lost at home to Florida Right-hander Luke Weaver earned the win with 6.1 innings of one-run ball. Seminoles coach Mike Martin, known for his numerous mound visits, didnt make one until the seventh inning. When you look at the game, you start with pitching, Martin said. Theres no question that was the difference in the ballgame. Indiana left-hander Joey DeNato allowed one run in 7.1 innings against Florida on Friday. Florida Gulf Coast right-hander Ricky Knapp tossed a complete game on Feb. 22. Weaver matched their performances at the Mac. Weaver threw all three of his pitches fastball, changeup and curveball for strikes. Its tough. You just got to try and pick one out, Justin Shafer said. You cant try to hit all three. We didnt adjust well tonight. Three relievers followed Weaver to shut out the Gators for the last three innings. Florida didnt get a runner to second base until the fourth and went 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position. Taylor Gushue brought in the only run for Florida on an error by Weaver, who the bases loaded and two outs, Florida State Florida bats go quiet in 4-1 loss to No. 5 Florida StateSEE BASEBALL, P A GE 30

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JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Staff WriterSimpson used in relief: Powers returns: Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffLeft-handed pitcher Danny Young (15) warms up between innings during Floridas 4-1 loss to Florida State on Tuesday night Gators lose pitcher: Contact Adam Pincus at apincus@alligator.org. BASEBALL, from page 29No. 2 starter makes relief appearance vs. FSU I thought he threw the ball really good, probably ran his pitch count up a little too high, but he threw strikes. I was really pleased with how he performed.Kevin OSullivanUF coachRyan Jones / Alligator Staff Florida State on Tuesday night at McKethan Stadium.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 31 THE GATORS BEGAN THE GAME ON A 15-0 RUN. MAX MATTERNAlligator WriterCoach Amanda OLeary could not have asked her team for more during Tuesday nights performance against Lehigh. The second-ranked Gators (10-0) put up their best offensive and defensive performances of the season in an 18-2 blowout of the Mountain Hawks (2-4). Florida captured momentum early by scoring seven goals in less than 9 minutes to open the contest. UF continued its hot streak, jogging The 14 goals were the most the Gators have scored in a half this season. Florida the second time. Its a great feeling to have a shutout keep the intensity up, senior defender Sam Farrell said. The Gators maintained their intensity despite resting Farrell and the rest of the starting lineup during the second half. tirely new lineup while all the regular starters and substitutes stood on the sideline. second team came in and there was no drop off, which was really great to see, OLeary said. Redshirt junior Erin Graziano added a goal in the second half to extend the Gators run to 15 straight goals before with a goal of their own to avoid a shutout. The 15-0 run was the largest for Florida this season. It feels good to know that our offense can generate so many goals and so many unassisted goals, sophomore Nora Barry said. UF achieved season-high marks with 26 points, 10 assists, 38 shots and 29 shots on goal. Overall, we just played our game, Barry said. Twelve different Gators found the back of the net. Seven were freshmen. Of the 12 freshmen on the team, 11 logged minutes on Tuesday. OLeary was glad the freshmen earned some game experience in the victory against Lehigh. They are the future., she said. No. 2 Florida tops LehighSOFTBALL ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff WriterBriana Little struggled in limited playing time in 2012, hitting just .188 in 35 games. She hit only one home run in 32 at-bats. Through 27 games in 2013, Little has quickly surpassed those marks. In victories against No. 4 Alabama and Auburn during the weekend, Little hit .667 with a home run and four RBI. The Southeastern Conference named her the leagues player of the week for her efforts. She had one of the best weeks shes had in her whole entire career, coach Tim Walton said. Little got on base the hard way against the Tigers. She was hit by three pitches during the threegame series, including two in Floridas 2-0 victory on Sunday. Little did not record an other plate appearance. I just felt they tried to work around me the best way they could, Little said. The Gators record for hit-by-pitches in a season is 15, set by Francesca Enea in 2010. When Little wasnt being hit or pitched around, she was punishing the pitchers who threw in the strike zone. In addition to her home run, she hit a doubase hit in Floridas 13-0 blowout against Auburn on Friday. She recorded a slugging percentage of 1.111 and a .786 on-base percentage in the four games. She just found a way to get on base a lot, Walton said. A lot of two-out hits. She had a really, really, really good week. We were proud of her. No. 3 Florida (25-2, 2-1 SEC) in OPS and runs this season. When I get my at-bats, I just went up there and looked for good pitches to hit, Little said. I just try to get on for my team. Gators move up in polls: Florida moved up one spot in both the ESPN/USA Softball and National Fastpitch Coaches Association polls this week. The Gators defeated the previously topranked Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and took two of three from the Tigers on the road. Floridas next opponent is No. 6 Tennessee (21-4, 2-1 SEC), which moved up two spots after winning two of three against Alabama. It was a tough week, Walton said. It was a long week for us, but I felt very pleased with the way our team played. Contact Adam Lichtenstein at alichtenstein@ alligator.org.Sophomore collects weekly honorLittle

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32, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 2013 SEC MENS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTMarch 13-17 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Game 3 1:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN39 LSU 8 GeorgiaGame 7 1:00 p.m. ET ESPNU1 FloridaGame 11 1:00 p.m. ET ABC Championship 1:00 p.m. ET ABC Game 1 7:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN312 S. Carolina 13 Mississippi St.Game 4 3:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN35 TennesseeGame 8 3:30 p.m. ET ESPNU4 AlabamaGame 5 7:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN310 Vanderbilt 7 ArkansasGame 9 7:30 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN3 ESPNUSelect Markets2 KentuckyGame 12 1:00 p.m. ET ABC Game 2 10:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN311 Texas A&M 14 AuburnGame 6 10:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN36 MissouriGame 10 10:00 p.m. ET SEC Network & ESPN3 ESPNUSelect Markets3 Ole Miss Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff First Round Wed., March 13 Second Round Thur., March 14 Fri., March 15 Sat., March 16 Championship Sun., March 17 STAFF REPORTFlorida snagged several of the Southeastern Conferences top individual honors on Tuesday. Coach Billy Donovan was named SEC Coach of the Year for the second time in his career after leading Florida to its the 2010-2011 season. Senior forward Erik Murphy was one of eight players named to the All-SEC First Team. He averaged 12.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per game and shot 46.6 percent from threepoint range this season. Junior center Patric Young was one of three Gators named to the All-SEC Second Team. He also cracked the SEC AllDefensive Team. Senior guards Kenny Boynton and Mike Rosario were also named to the All-SEC Second Team. Junior guard Scottie Wilbekin joined Young on the All-SEC Defensive Team. Guard Michael Frazier II was named to the SEC AllFreshman Team. between No. 8 seed Georgia and ninth-seeded LSU on Thursday in Nashville at 1 p.m. on the SEC Network.Donovan, Gators win SEC awards